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1999 AMS Western Section Meeting
Salt Lake City, UT, September 25-26, 1999
Meeting #946

Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu

Special Session on Ergodic and Number Theory

  • Saturday September 25, 1999, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Ergodic and Number Theory, I

    Room 234, Orson Spencer Hall
    Organizers:
    Robert Burton, Oregon State University bob@orst.edu
    Thomas Schmidt, Oregon State University toms@math.orst.edu

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Geodesics on Riemann Surfaces with Ramification Points of Order Greater than 2.
      Mark Sheingorn*, CUNY - Baruch
      (946-30-42)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Veech groups and polygonal coverings.
      Pascal Hubert, Institut de Math\'ematiques de Luminy
      Thomas A Schmidt*, Oregon State University
      (946-30-115)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Geodesic flow on nonpositively curved length spaces.
      Christopher M Judge*, Indiana University
      (946-37-77)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Periodic and singular geodesics on flat surfaces, with applications to billiards.
      Eugene Gutkin*, University of Southern California
      (946-37-97)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      A tessellation associated to a quadratic differential.
      William A Veech*, Rice University
      (946-37-61)
  • Saturday September 25, 1999, 3:00 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Ergodic and Number Theory, II

    Room 234, Orson Spencer Hall
    Organizers:
    Robert Burton, Oregon State University bob@orst.edu
    Thomas Schmidt, Oregon State University toms@math.orst.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      The mother of all continued fractions.
      Karma Dajani*, Universiteit Utrecht
      Cor Kraaikamp, TUDelft
      (946-28-120)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Mixing Measures Achieve Nearly Maximal Entropy in $\mathbb Z^d$ Shifts of Finite Type with Uniform Filling.
      E. Arthur Robinson, Jr., George Washington University
      Ayse A Sahin*, North Dakota State University
      (946-37-91)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Subshifts of a higher-dimensional shift of finite type.
      Anthony N Quas*, University of Memphis
      Paul B Trow, University of Memphis
      (946-58-98)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      $L^q$ densities and $q$-dimensions.
      Mariusz Urbanski*, University of North Texas
      (946-37-48)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      On the convergence of series of translates of measurable functions.
      Zoltan Buczolich, Eotvos Lorand University
      Jean-Pierre Kahane, Universit\'e de Paris-Sud
      R. Daniel Mauldin*, University of North Texas
      (946-28-128)
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