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2001 Spring Western Section Meeting
Las Vegas, NV, April 2122, 2001
Meeting #965
Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS
brusso@math.uci.edu
Special Session on Number Theory with a Geometric Flavor

Saturday April 21, 2001, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory with a Geometric Flavor, I
Room 210, Classroom Building Complex C, Classroom Building Complex C
Organizers:
Arthur Baragar, University of Nevada, Las Vegas baragar@nevada.edu

9:00 a.m.
Rational curves on K3 surfaces  A geometrical interpretation.
Arthur Baragar*, UNLV
(96514182)

9:30 a.m.
Explicit covering techniques for hyperelliptic curves.
Nils Bruin*, PIMS, SFU, UBC
(9651166)

10:00 a.m.
Geometry of the affine line modulo isogeny.
Mugurel A Barcau*, University of New Mexico
(9651114)

10:30 a.m.
Apollonian Circle Packings: Number Theory.
Ron L Graham, Univ. of Calif. at San Diego
Jeff C Lagarias, At&T Labs
Colin L Mallows, AT&T Labs
Allan R Wilks, AT&T Labs
Catherine H Yan*, Texas A&M Univ and IAS
(9651146)

Saturday April 21, 2001, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory with a Geometric Flavor, II
Room 210, Classroom Building Complex C, Classroom Building Complex C
Organizers:
Arthur Baragar, University of Nevada, Las Vegas baragar@nevada.edu

3:00 p.m.
Siegel Differential Modular Forms.
Mugurel Barcau, University of New Mexico
Alexandru Buium*, University of New Mexico
(9651113)

3:30 p.m.
Arithmetic on a family of K3 surfaces.
David K Penniston*, Furman University
Scott Ahlgren, Colgate University
Ken Ono, University of Wisconsin
(96511125)

4:00 p.m.
Relationships between conjectures on the structure of pro$p$ Galois groups unramified outside $p$.
Romyar T Sharifi*, University of Arizona
(9651165)

4:30 p.m.
Heron triangles with prime power sides.
Florian Luca*, UNAM
(9651118)

5:00 p.m.
Trees, Hecke Operators, and Quadratic Forms.
Holly J Rosson*, Trinity University
(96511119)

5:30 p.m.
Theta functions of quadratic forms.
Olav K Richter*, UC Santa Cruz
(96511136)

Sunday April 22, 2001, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory with a Geometric Flavor, III
Room 210, Classroom Building Complex C, Classroom Building Complex C
Organizers:
Arthur Baragar, University of Nevada, Las Vegas baragar@nevada.edu

9:00 a.m.
Badly approximable pairs and Hausdorff dimension.
Andrew D Pollington*, BYU
Sanju Velani, QMC, London
(96511218)

9:30 a.m.
Explicit special complex multiplication points in fundamental domains of Shimura curves.
Montserrat Alsina*, Grad Center (CUNY)  Univ. Pol. Catalunya (Spain)
Pilar Bayer, Univ. Barcelona (Spain)
(9651171)

10:00 a.m.
Chabauty techniques over number fields.
Joseph L Wetherell*, UC Berkeley
(96511210)

10:30 a.m.
Elliptic curves over function fields with large MordellWeil rank.
Douglas Ulmer*, University of Arizona
(96511131)
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