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2002 Fall Southeastern Section Meeting
Orlando, FL, November 910, 2002
Meeting #982
Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS
bryant@math.fsu.edu
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Geometric Topology

Saturday November 9, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Geometric Topology, I
Room 220, Business Administration
Organizers:
Alexander N. Dranishnikov, University of Florida dranish@math.ufl.edu
James E. Keesling, University of Florida jek@math.ufl.edu
Yuli B. Rudyak, University of Florida rudyak@math.ufl.edu

8:30 a.m.
Elliptic operators and K theory for group C* algebras.
Paul Frank Baum*, Penn State
(9821951)

9:00 a.m.
Coarse geometry, warped cones, and foliated control.
John Roe*, Penn State
(98247193)

9:30 a.m.
Group actions and laminations of 3manifolds.
Sergio R Fenley*, Florida State University
(98257139)

10:00 a.m.
The Weyl and the Yamabe invariants.
Boris I Botvinnik*, University of Oregon
(98255257)

10:30 a.m.
Classifying polygonal chains of six segments.
Gerard Venema*, Calvin College
Tom Clark, Calvin College
(98257155)

Saturday November 9, 2002, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Geometric Topology, II
Room 220, Business Administration
Organizers:
Alexander N. Dranishnikov, University of Florida dranish@math.ufl.edu
James E. Keesling, University of Florida jek@math.ufl.edu
Yuli B. Rudyak, University of Florida rudyak@math.ufl.edu

2:30 p.m.
Generalizations of the Genus and Cone Length of a Map.
Martin Arkowitz*, Dartmouth College
Jeffrey Strom, Western Michigan University
(98255188)

3:00 p.m.
A Bochnertype inequality for the Gottlieb group.
John F Oprea*, Cleveland State University
(9825526)

3:30 p.m.
Rationalization of the $G$Sequence for Gottlieb Groups.
Gregory Lupton*, Cleveland State University
Samuel Bruce Smith, St. Joseph's University
(98255252)

4:00 p.m.
The LusternikSchnirelmann category of Sp(3).
Lucia FernandezSuarez, Universidade do Minho (Gualtar)
Antonio GomezTato, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela
Jeffrey Strom*, Western Michigan University
Daniel Tanre, Universite de Lille 1
(9825588)

4:30 p.m.
Classification of homotopy $G$actions on spheres.
Jesper Grodal*, University of Chicago
Jeffrey H Smith, Purdue University
(98255275)

5:00 p.m.
Root Invariants in the Adams Spectral Sequence.
Mark J Behrens*, University of Chicago
(9825568)

5:30 p.m.
Prospectra and duality.
Daniel C Isaksen*, University of Notre Dame
(98255183)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Geometric Topology, III
Room 220, Business Administration
Organizers:
Alexander N. Dranishnikov, University of Florida dranish@math.ufl.edu
James E. Keesling, University of Florida jek@math.ufl.edu
Yuli B. Rudyak, University of Florida rudyak@math.ufl.edu

8:00 a.m.
On generalizing string topology.
Uwe Kaiser*, Boise State University
(98257107)

8:30 a.m.
On a formula for the asymptotic dimension of amalgamated free products.
G. Bell*, University of Louisville
A. Dranishnikov, University of Florida
J. Keesling, University of Florida
(98220127)

9:00 a.m.
Resolutions of 2polyhedra and nonstandard regular neighborhoods of PL embedded codimension $\le2$ polyhedra.
Du\v{s}an Repo\v v{s}*, University of Ljubljana
(9825764)

9:30 a.m.
Topological structure of reptiles and selfaffine tiles.
SzeMan Ngai*, Georgia Southern University
Nhu T. Nguyen, New Mexico State University
TaiMan Tang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
(98252201)

10:00 a.m.
On the homology cobordism group of integral homology 3spheres.
Nikolai Saveliev*, University of Miami
(98257135)

10:30 a.m.
Smooth mappings without certain singularities.
Rustam R Sadykov*, University of Florida
(98257167)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Geometric Topology, IV
Room 220, Business Administration
Organizers:
Alexander N. Dranishnikov, University of Florida dranish@math.ufl.edu
James E. Keesling, University of Florida jek@math.ufl.edu
Yuli B. Rudyak, University of Florida rudyak@math.ufl.edu

2:30 p.m.
Affine Linking Numbers and Causality Relations for Wave Fronts.
Vladimir V. Chernov (Tchernov)*, Dartmouth College
Yuli B. Rudyak, University of Florida
(9825782)

3:00 p.m.
Discrete Torsion for the Orbifold Sigma Genus.
Christopher P French*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Matthew Ando, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(98255251)

3:30 p.m.
Free ${\bf C}_+$actions on ${\bf C}^3$ are translations.
Shulim Kaliman*, University of Miami
(9821425)

4:00 p.m.
Presentability of noneffective orbifolds.
David S Metzler*, University of Florida
(98255105)

4:30 p.m.
The topology of the space of symplectic balls in rational $4$manifolds.
François Lalonde, Université de Montréal
Martin Pinsonnault*, University of Toronto
(98253212)

5:00 p.m.
Isotopic realizability of maps factored through hyperplane.
Sergey Melikhov*, University of Florida
(98257270)
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