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2002 Spring Western Section Meeting
Portland, OR, June 2022, 2002
Meeting #978
Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS
brusso@math.uci.edu
AMS Special Session on Quantum Topology

Friday June 21, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Topology, I
Room 381, Neuberger Hall
Organizers:
Douglas G. Bullock, Boise State University bullock@math.boisestate.edu
Joanna M. KaniaBartoszynska, Boise State University kania@math.boisestate.edu
Uwe Kaiser, Boise State University kaiser@math.boisestate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Generalized Casson Invariants and Gauge Theory.
Christopher M. Herald*, University of Nevada, Reno
(9785793)

9:30 a.m.
Cyclotomic Integer Expansion of the Fibonacci TQFT and Applications.
Thomas Kerler*, The Ohio State University
(9785774)

10:00 a.m.
Quantum Invariants away from roots of unity.
Charles D Frohman*, University of Iowa
Joanna M KaniaBartoszynska, Boise State University
(9785749)

Friday June 21, 2002, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Topology, II
Room 381, Neuberger Hall
Organizers:
Douglas G. Bullock, Boise State University bullock@math.boisestate.edu
Joanna M. KaniaBartoszynska, Boise State University kania@math.boisestate.edu
Uwe Kaiser, Boise State University kaiser@math.boisestate.edu

2:30 p.m.
Symplectic Lie algebras, operads and graphs.
James R Conant*, Cornell University
Karen Vogtmann, Cornell University
(9781735)

3:30 p.m.
Rational moves on links measured by Burnside type groups.
Mieczyslaw K. Dabkowski, GWU
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University
(9785766)

4:00 p.m.
Burnside group of a link as an obstructions to the MontesinosNakanishi 3move conjecture.
Mieczyslaw K. Dabkowski*, George Washington University
Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University
(9785723)

4:30 p.m.
Twist sequences and finite quotients of knot groups.
Ted Stanford*, New Mexico State University
(97857125)

Saturday June 22, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Topology, III
Room 381, Neuberger Hall
Organizers:
Douglas G. Bullock, Boise State University bullock@math.boisestate.edu
Joanna M. KaniaBartoszynska, Boise State University kania@math.boisestate.edu
Uwe Kaiser, Boise State University kaiser@math.boisestate.edu

8:30 a.m.
On the potential functions for the hyperbolic structures of a knot complement.
Yoshiyuki Yokota*, Tokyo Metropolitan University
(9785755)

9:30 a.m.
TQFT arising from operator algebras.
Marta Asaeda*, Univ of Maryland
(9788196)

10:00 a.m.
Property P for some knots.
Oliver T Dasbach*, LSU
Tao Li, Oklahoma State University
(9785790)

10:30 a.m.
A curious curve.
Steven A. Bleiler*, Portland State University
(9785762)

Saturday June 22, 2002, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Topology, IV
Room 381, Neuberger Hall
Organizers:
Douglas G. Bullock, Boise State University bullock@math.boisestate.edu
Joanna M. KaniaBartoszynska, Boise State University kania@math.boisestate.edu
Uwe Kaiser, Boise State University kaiser@math.boisestate.edu

2:30 p.m.
Cocycle knot invariants from dynamical cocycles of quandles and YangBaxter cocycles of ubiques.
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
(9785776)

3:30 p.m.
A generalization of quandles and homology theory of settheoretic YangBaxter equations.
Mohamed Elhamdadi*, University of South Florida
(9785777)

4:00 p.m.
On the completeness of the involutory Kuperberg invariant of 3manifolds.
Fernando J. O. Souza*, Univ. of Waterloo, Canada
(97857118)
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