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2001 Fall Western Section Meeting
Irvine, CA, November 1011, 2001
Meeting #972
Associate secretaries: Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu
Special Session on Topology of Algebraic Varieties

Saturday November 10, 2001, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Topology of Algebraic Varieties
Room 210, Physical Sciences Classroom Bldg Organizers: Eriko Hironaka, Florida State University hironaka@math.fsu.edu
Grigory Mikhalkin, University of Utah mikha@math.utah.edu

9:00 a.m.
Monodromy representations and Szpiro type inequalities.
Fedor A. Bogomolov*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(97200198)

10:00 a.m.
Topology of Stein Surfaces.
Selman Akbulut*, MSU
Burak Ozbagci, MSU
(97257143)

Saturday November 10, 2001, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Topology of Algebraic Varieties
Room 210, Physical Sciences Classroom Bldg Organizers: Eriko Hironaka, Florida State University hironaka@math.fsu.edu
Grigory Mikhalkin, University of Utah mikha@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
Computing Amoebas.
Bernd Sturmfels*, UC Berkeley
Thorsten Theobald, Technical University Munich
(9721421)

4:00 p.m.
Link theoretic invariants of real algebraic curves.
Patrick M Gilmer*, Louisiana State university
(97257101)

5:00 p.m.
Lehmer's polynomial and isolated hypersurface singularities.
Eriko Hironaka*, Florida State University
(97214166)

Sunday November 11, 2001, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Topology of Algebraic Varieties
Room 210, Physical Sciences Classroom Bldg Organizers: Eriko Hironaka, Florida State University hironaka@math.fsu.edu
Grigory Mikhalkin, University of Utah mikha@math.utah.edu

9:00 a.m.
On arrangements of a plane real quintic curve with respect to a pair of lines.
Anatoly B. Korchagin*, Texas Tech University
(9721410)

10:00 a.m.
On the Mapping Class Group of $S^3\times S^3$.
Nikolai A Krylov*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(97255106)
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