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2002 Fall Central Section Meeting
Madison, WI, October 1213, 2002
Meeting #980
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Arrangements of Hyperplanes

Saturday October 12, 2002, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Arrangements of Hyperplanes, I
Room B219, Van Vleck Hall
Organizers:
Daniel C. Cohen, Louisiana State University cohen@math.lsu.edu
Peter Orlik, University of WisconsinMadison orlik@math.wisc.edu
Anne Shepler, University of California Santa Cruz ashepler@math.ucsc.edu

9:00 a.m.
The Hodge filtration and the contactorder filtration of derivations of Coxeter arrangements.
Hiroaki Terao*, Tokyo Metropolitan University
(98032118)

9:30 a.m.
Cohomology of wonderful compactifications and intersection theory on toric varieties.
EvaMaria E. Feichtner*, ETH Zurich
Sergey Yuzvinsky, University of Oregon
(98051156)

10:00 a.m.
Torsion in homology of Milnor fibres.
D C Cohen, Louisiana State University
G C Denham*, University of Western Ontario
A I Suciu, Northeastern University
(98055270)

10:30 a.m.
BernsteinSato polynomials and Milnor fibers of generic arrangements.
Uli Walther*, Purdue University / MSRI
(9801449)

11:00 a.m.
The $\ell^2$cohomology of hyperplane complements.
Michael W. Davis*, The Ohio State University
Tadeusz Januszkiewicz, Wroclaw University and IM PAN
Ian J. Leary, University of Southampton
(98057103)

Saturday October 12, 2002, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Arrangements of Hyperplanes, II
Room B219, Van Vleck Hall
Organizers:
Daniel C. Cohen, Louisiana State University cohen@math.lsu.edu
Peter Orlik, University of WisconsinMadison orlik@math.wisc.edu
Anne Shepler, University of California Santa Cruz ashepler@math.ucsc.edu

2:00 p.m.
Topological robotics and arrangement complements.
Michael Farber, Tel Aviv University
Sergey Yuzvinsky*, University of Oregon
(98055104)

2:30 p.m.
ATheory and real linear hyperplane arrangements.
Eric Babson, University of Washington
Helene Barcelo*, Arizona State University
Reinhard Laubenbacher, Virginia Institute of Technology
(98005302)

3:00 p.m.
The line geometry of resonance varieties.
Michael J Falk*, Northern Arizona University
(98051204)

3:30 p.m.
Generating functions whose denominator is a hyperplane arrangement.
Robin Pemantle*, Ohio State University
(98005173)

4:00 p.m.
Properties of arrangement groups.
Richard Randell*, University of Iowa
(98057213)

4:30 p.m.
A simplified CWComplex with the HomotopyType of the Complement of a Complexified Real Hyperplane Arrangement.
Ken Jewell*, Edgewood College
(98055310)

Sunday October 13, 2002, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Arrangements of Hyperplanes, III
Room B219, Van Vleck Hall
Organizers:
Daniel C. Cohen, Louisiana State University cohen@math.lsu.edu
Peter Orlik, University of WisconsinMadison orlik@math.wisc.edu
Anne Shepler, University of California Santa Cruz ashepler@math.ucsc.edu

9:00 a.m.
On braid groups, free groups, and the loop space of the $2$sphere.
Frederick R. Cohen*, University of Rochester
Jie Wu, National University of Singapore
(98055184)

9:30 a.m.
Discrete models for algebraic invariants of spaces of polynomials.
Dmitry N Kozlov*, U. Bern / KTH Stockholm
(98057106)

10:00 a.m.
Chen Lie algebras and combinatorics of arrangements.
Stefan Papadima, Institute of Mathematics, Romanian Academy
Alexander I Suciu*, Northeastern University
(98020170)

10:30 a.m.
Reflection Groups, Mysterious Numerology, and the Coinvariant Algebra.
Anne V Shepler*, University of North Texas
(98020294)

11:00 a.m.
Discriminantal arrangements, critical points, and resonant local systems.
Daniel C. Cohen*, Louisiana State University
Alexander Varchenko, University of North Carolina
(98032307)
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