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2002 Central Section Meeting
Ann Arbor, MI, March 13, 2002
Meeting #974
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Quantum Topology in Dimension Three

Friday March 1, 2002, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Topology in Dimension Three, I
Room 224, Dennison Building Organizers: Charles Frohman, University of Iowa frohman@math.uiowa.edu
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska, Boise State University kania@math.boisestate.edu

3:00 p.m.
Virtual Knot Theory.
Louis Hirsch Kauffman*, Univ of Ill at Chicago
(9745765)

3:30 p.m.
On knot adjacency.
Effie Kalfagianni*, Michigan State University
(97457183)

4:00 p.m.
3dimensional topology inspired by number theory.
Adam S. Sikora*, CRM, Montreal
(97457255)

4:30 p.m.
A combinatorial description of the Lie bialgebra of curves on surfaces.
Moira Chas*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(97457240)

Saturday March 2, 2002, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Quantum Topology in Dimension Three, II
Room 224, Dennison Building Organizers: Charles Frohman, University of Iowa frohman@math.uiowa.edu
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska, Boise State University kania@math.boisestate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Presentations od Skein Algebras.
Mieczyslaw K. Dabkowski, George Washington University
Jozef H Przytycki*, George Washington University
(97457104)

9:00 a.m.
The Weyl quantization and the quantum group quantization of the moduli space of flat $SU(2)$connections on the torus are the same.
Razvan Gelca*, Texas Tech University
Alejandro Uribe, University of Michigan
(9745776)

9:30 a.m.
The braid theoretical approach to skein modules of 3manifolds.
Sofia Lambropoulou*, National Technical University of Athens
(97457101)

10:00 a.m.
Hochschild homology of a Heegaard splitting.
Michael S McLendon*, University of Iowa
(97457245)

10:30 a.m.
AlexanderConway polynomial of links, spanning trees and Milnor invariants.
Arkady Vaintrob*, University of Oregon
(97457160)

11:00 a.m.
Skein and String Homology.
Uwe Kaiser*, Boise State University
(97457113)

Saturday March 2, 2002, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Topology in Dimension Three, III
Room 224, Dennison Building Organizers: Charles Frohman, University of Iowa frohman@math.uiowa.edu
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska, Boise State University kania@math.boisestate.edu

3:00 p.m.
A sum formula for the Casson invariant via configuration spaces.
Christine Lescop*, Institut Fourier, CNRS, Grenoble, France
(97457238)

3:30 p.m.
Integrality for TQFTs.
Patrick M Gilmer*, Louisiana State University
(97457132)

4:00 p.m.
Finite length TQFT, symplectic invariant theory and the Casson invaraint.
Thomas Kerler*, The Ohio State University
(97457178)

4:30 p.m.
Combinatorial Construct of Modular Functors.
Zhenghan Wang*, Indiana University
(97457102)

Sunday March 3, 2002, 10:00 a.m.12:50 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Topology in Dimension Three, IV
Room 224, Dennison Building Organizers: Charles Frohman, University of Iowa frohman@math.uiowa.edu
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska, Boise State University kania@math.boisestate.edu

10:00 a.m.
On the structure of Ohtsuki series of 3manifolds.
Ruth Lawrence*, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(9745731)

10:30 a.m.
The Jones polynomial and TemperleyLieb representations of braid groups.
Ilya S. Kofman*, Columbia University
(97457198)

11:00 a.m.
Approximating knot invariants by Vassiliev invariants.
Ilya Kofman, Columbia University
Yongwu Rong*, George Washington University
(97457232)

11:30 a.m.
Cyclotomic expansions of quantum invariants of 3manifolds.
Thang T Le*, SUNY Buffalo
(97457141)

12:00 p.m.
Some remarks on Property P.
Oliver T Dasbach*, Oklahoma State University
Tao Li, Oklahoma State University
(9745797)

12:30 p.m.
Hirasawa's Seifert surfaces for A'Campo's divide links.
Sergei V Chmutov*, The Ohio State University at Mansfield
(97457173)
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