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2002 Fall Southeastern Section Meeting
Orlando, FL, November 9-10, 2002
Meeting #982

Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS bryant@math.fsu.edu

Special Session on Invariants of Knots and Low-Dimensional Manifolds

  • Saturday November 9, 2002, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Invariants of Knots and Low-Dimensional Manifolds, I

    Room 221, Business Administration
    Organizers:
    J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama carter@mathstat.usouthal.edu
    Masahico Saito, University of South Florida saito@math.usf.edu

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Skein relations for oriented link invariants arising from the double of finite-dimensional Hopf algebras.
      David E. Raford*, University of Illinois at Chicago
      (982-16-271)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Quaternions and Virtual Knots.
      Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
      (982-57-218)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Virtual Knots and the 3-strand Jones Polynomial.
      Heather A Dye*, The University of Illinois at Chicago
      (982-57-24)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Effects of Twisting on Mahler Measure of Alexander Polynomials.
      Daniel S Silver*, University of South Alabama
      Susan G Williams, University of South Alabama
      (982-57-228)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Lifting representations of knot group commutator subgroups.
      Daniel S. Silver, University of South Alabama
      Susan G. Williams*, University of South Alabama
      (982-57-253)
  • Saturday November 9, 2002, 2:30 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Invariants of Knots and Low-Dimensional Manifolds, II

    Room 221, Business Administration
    Organizers:
    J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama carter@mathstat.usouthal.edu
    Masahico Saito, University of South Florida saito@math.usf.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Planar algebras generated by stongly regular graphs.
      Brian W Curtin*, University of South Florida
      (982-05-266)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Quantum Invariants away from Roots of Unity.
      Charles D. Frohman*, University of Iowa
      Joanna Kania-Bartoszynska, Boise State University
      (982-57-46)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Shadow world link invariant away from roots of unity.
      Charles Frohman, The University of Iowa
      Joanna Kania-Bartoszynska*, Boise State University
      (982-57-124)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      The Kauffman Bracket Skein Module of a Twist Knot Exterior.
      Doug Bullock, Boise State University
      Walter Lo Faro*, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
      (982-57-278)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      4-moves and 4th Burnside group of links: Nakanishi and Kawauchi conjectures.
      Mieczyslaw K. Dabkowski, GWU
      Jozef H. Przytycki*, GWU
      (982-57-200)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Rational moves and $p$th Burnside groups of links.
      Mieczyslaw K. Dabkowski*, GWU
      Jozef H. Przytycki, GWU
      (982-57-199)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Constructing links with the same quantum invariants.
      Yongwu Rong*, George Washington University
      (982-57-227)
  • Sunday November 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Invariants of Knots and Low-Dimensional Manifolds, III

    Room 221, Business Administration
    Organizers:
    J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama carter@mathstat.usouthal.edu
    Masahico Saito, University of South Florida saito@math.usf.edu

    • 8:00 a.m.
      Quandle Cocycle Invariants and Alexander Matrices.
      Marina Appiou Nikiforou*, University of South Florida
      (982-55-239)
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Quandle colorings of classical knots and knotted surfaces.
      Angela K Harris*, University of South Alabama
      (982-57-132)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      A spectral sequence in quandle homology.
      Mohamed Elhamdadi*, University of South Florida
      (982-57-232)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Computation of quandle cocycle invariants of knots using certain simple quandles.
      Matias A Gra\~na*, MIT and University of Buenos Aires
      Anatoly Preygel, Montgomery Blair High School
      (982-57-168)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Classification of finite Alexander quandles.
      V Sam Nelson*, Louisiana State University
      (982-55-75)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Quadratic quandles and their link invariants.
      R A Litherland*, Louisiana State University
      (982-57-146)
  • Sunday November 10, 2002, 2:30 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Invariants of Knots and Low-Dimensional Manifolds, IV

    Room 221, Business Administration
    Organizers:
    J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama carter@mathstat.usouthal.edu
    Masahico Saito, University of South Florida saito@math.usf.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Hopf-algebra objects and $3$-manifolds.
      Fernando J. O. Souza*, University of Iowa
      (982-57-254)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Integral bases for TQFT Modules and unimodular representations of mapping class groups.
      Patrick M Gilmer*, Louisiana State University
      Gregor Masbaum, Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu (UMR 7586 du CNRS)
      Paul van Wamelen, Louisiana State University
      (982-57-172)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Search for finite length TQFT's for the Casson Invariant.
      Thomas Kerler*, The Ohio State University
      (982-57-237)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Three-manifold invariants with values in the cyclotomic completion of the polynomial ring.
      Thang T. Le*, SUNY Buffalo
      (982-57-207)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      On the Combinatorics of Legendrian knots.
      Oliver T Dasbach*, LSU
      (982-57-234)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      The universal order one invariant of framed knots in the total spaces of $S^1$-bundles over orientable surfaces $F\neq S^2, S^1\times S^1$.
      Vladimir V Chernov*, Dartmouth College
      (982-57-195)
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