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2001 Spring Western Section Meeting
Las Vegas, NV, April 21-22, 2001
Meeting #965

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

Special Session on Topology of Links

  • Saturday April 21, 2001, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Topology of Links, I

    Room 212, Classroom Building Complex C, Classroom Building Complex C
    Organizers:
    Jeff Johannes, University of Nevada, Las Vegas johannes@member.ams.org
    Swatee Naik, University of Nevada, Reno naik@unr.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Intrinsically Knotted and Linked Graphs.
      Erica L Flapan*, Pomona College
      (965-57-62)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      A-polynomials and twisted Alexander polynomials.
      Andrius Tamulis*, Cardinal Stritch University
      (965-57-157)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Remarks on Khovanov's knot homology.
      Oliver T Dasbach*, University of California, Riverside
      Arkady Vaintrob, University of Oregon, Eugene
      (965-57-194)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      New developments in arithmetic topology.
      Adam S. Sikora*, CRM/ISM, Montreal
      (965-57-220)
  • Saturday April 21, 2001, 3:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
    Special Session on Topology of Links, II

    Room 212, Classroom Building Complex C, Classroom Building Complex C
    Organizers:
    Jeff Johannes, University of Nevada, Las Vegas johannes@member.ams.org
    Swatee Naik, University of Nevada, Reno naik@unr.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      On integrality of the colored Jones polynomial and the Ohtsuki invariants.
      Thang T Le*, SUNY Buffalo
      (965-57-170)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Bounds on the exponential growth rate of the colored Jones polynomial.
      Oliver Dasbach, University of California, Riverside
      Xiao-Song Lin*, University of California, Riverside
      (965-57-190)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      On the nonexistence of a mod 2 Kontsevich integral.
      Ted Stanford*, New Mexico State University
      (965-57-75)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      The first Hochschild homology of $K_t(T^2)$.
      Michael McLendon*, University of Iowa
      (965-57-80)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Integrality for TQFTs.
      Patrick M Gilmer*, Louisiana State University
      (965-57-97)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      The Homflypt Skein Module of a Connected Sum of 3-Manifolds.
      Jianyuan K. Zhong*, Louisiana Tech University
      Patrick M Gilmer, Louisiana State University
      (965-57-45)
  • Sunday April 22, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Topology of Links, III

    Room 212, Classroom Building Complex C, Classroom Building Complex C
    Organizers:
    Jeff Johannes, University of Nevada, Las Vegas johannes@member.ams.org
    Swatee Naik, University of Nevada, Reno naik@unr.edu

    • 8:00 a.m.
      Torsion in Knot Concordance.
      Charles Livingston, Indiana University
      Swatee Naik*, University of Nevada, Reno
      (965-57-198)
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Classification of non-simple 2 generator knots, links, and 3-manifolds.
      Steven A Bleiler*, Portland State University
      David Bachmann, University of Illinois-Chicago
      Amelia Jones, Salt Lake City, Utah
      (965-57-152)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Non-integral exceptional Dehn surgeries.
      Cameron McA. Gordon*, University of Texas at Austin
      John E. Luecke, University of Texas at Austin
      (965-57-185)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Polynomial splitting of Casson-Gordon invariants.
      Se-Goo Kim*, Indiana University
      (965-57-115)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Whitney disks in 3-dimensional knot theory.
      Rob R Schneiderman*, UC Berkeley
      (965-57-109)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Shadow world evaluation of the Yang-Mills measure.
      Charles Frohman, University of Iowa
      Joanna Kania-Bartoszynska*, Boise State University
      (965-57-164)
  • Sunday April 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Topology of Links, IV

    Room 212, Classroom Building Complex C, Classroom Building Complex C
    Organizers:
    Jeff Johannes, University of Nevada, Las Vegas johannes@member.ams.org
    Swatee Naik, University of Nevada, Reno naik@unr.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Grope Cobordism of Classical Knots.
      Jim Conant*, Cornell University
      Peter Teichner, University of California, San Diego
      (965-57-43)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Seifert Surfaces and Milnor's Invariants.
      Blake Mellor*, Honors College, Florida Atlantic University
      Paul Melvin, Bryn Mawr College
      (965-57-63)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      On $n$-equivalence and knot genus.
      Effie Kalfagianni*, MSU
      (965-57-206)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Symplectic form on $t$-colorings of tangles.
      Jozef H Przytycki*, George Washington University
      (965-57-204)
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