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2000 Fall Western Section Meeting
San Francisco, CA, October 2122, 2000
Meeting #958
Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS
brusso@math.uci.edu
Special Session on Low Genus Curves and Applications

Saturday October 21, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Low Genus Curves and Applications, I
Room 523, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft klauter@microsoft.com
Harold Stark, University of California San Diego stark@euclid.ucsd.edu

9:00 a.m.
Curves of genus two with maps of every degree to a fixed elliptic curve.
Everett W Howe*, Center for Communications Research, La Jolla
(95814196)

9:40 a.m.
Applications of low genus curves to the theory of errorcorrecting codes.
Judy L Walker*, University of Nebraska
(95811266)

10:20 a.m.
Rational cuboid problem.
Noriko Yui*, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario Canada K7L 3N6
(95811231)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Low Genus Curves and Applications, II
Room 523, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft klauter@microsoft.com
Harold Stark, University of California San Diego stark@euclid.ucsd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Empirical evidence for the Birch and SwinnertonDyer conjectures for modular Jacobians of genus 2 curves.
E. V Flynn, University of Liverpool
Franck Lepr\'{e}vost, Universit\'{e} Grenoble
Edward F Schaefer*, Santa Clara University
William A Stein, Harvard University
Michael Stoll, Mathematisches Institut der HeinrichHeineUniversit\"{a}t, D\"{u}sseldorf
Joseph L Wetherell, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(95811156)

3:40 p.m.
Addition in the Jacobian of a Smooth Plane Quartic Curve.
Matt J Klassen*, DigiPen Institute of Technology (Redmond, WA)
(95814268)

4:10 p.m.
Break

4:40 p.m.
The Arithmetic of Certain Cubic Function Fields.
Mark L Bauer*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Andreas Stein, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(95811261)

5:20 p.m.
NUCOMP in Quadratic Congruence Function Fields.
Michael J Jacobson*, University of Manitoba
(95811243)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Low Genus Curves and Applications, III
Room 523, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft klauter@microsoft.com
Harold Stark, University of California San Diego stark@euclid.ucsd.edu

9:00 a.m.
Explicit Bounds and Heuristics on Class Numbers in Hyperelliptic Function Fields.
Andreas Stein*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Edlyn Teske, University of Waterloo
(95811284)

9:40 a.m.
The parallelized Pollard kangaroo method in real quadratic function fields.
Edlyn E Teske*, University of Waterloo
Andreas Stein, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampain
(95811178)

10:20 a.m.
Scheidler,TBA

Sunday October 22, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Low Genus Curves and Applications, IV
Room 523, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft klauter@microsoft.com
Harold Stark, University of California San Diego stark@euclid.ucsd.edu

3:00 p.m.
The Probability that the Jacobian of a Hyperelliptic Curve Has Prime Order.
Douglas A Kuhlman*, Motorola Labs
(95811265)

3:40 p.m.
Construction of hyperelliptic curves using complex multiplication.
Annegret Weng*, Institute of Experimental Mathematics, Essen
(95811218)

4:20 p.m.
Counting Points on CM Elliptic Curves.
Wendy L Miller*, San Diego, CA
(95811274)

5:00 p.m.
Computing torsion points on curves.
Bjorn Poonen*, U.C. Berkeley
(95811207)
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