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Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Binghamton, NY, October 11-12, 2003
Meeting #990

Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu

Special Session on Infinite Groups and Group Rings

  • Saturday October 11, 2003, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Infinite Groups and Group Rings, I

    Room 14, Lecture Hall
    Organizers:
    Luise-Charlotte Kappe, Binghamton University menger@math.binghamton.edu
    Derek J. S. Robinson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign robinson@math.uiuc.edu

    • 8:00 a.m.
      Totally Permutable Products in Infinite Groups.
      James C. Beidleman*, University of Kentucky
      Hermann Heineken, University 0f Wuerzburg
      (990-20-42)
    • 8:30 a.m.
      The Infinite Norm of a Group.
      Hermann Heineken*, Universitaet of Wuerzburg
      James C Beidleman, University of Kentucky
      (990-20-56)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Abelian sections in free groups.
      Ted Hurley*, National University of Ireland, Galway
      (990-20-85)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Notions of Discrimination I.
      Anthony M. Gaglione*, U.S. Naval Academy
      Dennis Spellman, Temple University
      Benjamin Fine, Fairfield University
      (990-20-110)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Notions of Discrimination II.
      Benjamin Fine*, Fairfield University
      Anthony M. Gaglione, U.S. Naval Academy
      Dennis Spellman, Temple University
      (990-20-111)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Invariant ideals in abelian group algebras.
      Donald S. Passman*, University of Wisconsin
      (990-16-94)
  • Saturday October 11, 2003, 2:30 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Infinite Groups and Group Rings, II

    Room 14, Lecture Hall
    Organizers:
    Luise-Charlotte Kappe, Binghamton University menger@math.binghamton.edu
    Derek J. S. Robinson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign robinson@math.uiuc.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      The Nonabelian Tensor Square of the Free $2$-Engel Group of Rank $n$.
      Russell D Blyth*, Saint Louis University
      Robert Fitzgerald Morse, University of Evansville
      Joanne L Redden, University of Evansville
      (990-20-143)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Computing homological functors of the free 2-Engel groups.
      Robert Fitzgerald Morse*, University of Evansville
      (990-20-75)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      The Residual Finiteness of Ascending HNN-Extensions of Certain Soluble Groups.
      A. H. Rhemtulla*, University of Alberta
      M. Shirvani, University of Alberta
      (990-20-101)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Profinite topologies in free products of groups.
      Luis Ribes*, Carleton University
      Pavel Zalesskii, University of Brasilia
      (990-20-22)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      The distribution of the genus of groups.
      Jay J Zimmerman*, Towson University
      (990-20-151)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Separability properties of certain polygonal products.
      G. Kim, Yeungnam University,Korea
      Francis C. Y. Tang*, University of Waterloo
      (990-20-165)
  • Sunday October 12, 2003, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Infinite Groups and Group Rings, III

    Room 14, Lecture Hall
    Organizers:
    Luise-Charlotte Kappe, Binghamton University menger@math.binghamton.edu
    Derek J. S. Robinson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign robinson@math.uiuc.edu

    • 8:00 a.m.
      The maximal and minimal conditions for normal subgroups of infinite order or index.
      F de Giovanni, University of Naples
      D H Paek, Busan Normal University
      Derek J.S. Robinson*, University of Illinois
      A Russo, University of Lecce
      (990-20-19)
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Groups with the maximal condition on non-FC-subgroups.
      Martyn R. Dixon*, University of Alabama
      Leonid A. Kurdachenko, University of Dnepropetrovsk
      (990-20-41)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Embedding in simple locally (soluble-by-finite) groups. Preliminary report.
      Martin J Evans*, Universtiy of Alabama
      (990-20-222)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Uncountably many basic sequences of commutators.
      David A Jackson*, Saint Louis University
      (990-20-24)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Recent developments in the theory of Fuchsian and Kleinian groups.
      Gerhard Rosenberger*, Dortmund/University
      (990-20-20)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Most recent results on test ranks of free nilpotent groups.
      C K Gupta*, University of Manitoba
      V A Romankov, Omsk State University
      E I Timoshenko, Novosibirsk University
      (990-20-242)
  • Sunday October 12, 2003, 2:30 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Infinite Groups and Group Rings, IV

    Room 14, Lecture Hall
    Organizers:
    Luise-Charlotte Kappe, Binghamton University menger@math.binghamton.edu
    Derek J. S. Robinson, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign robinson@math.uiuc.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Some solvable automaton groups.
      Laurent Bartholdi, University of California - Berkeley
      Zoran Sunik*, Texas A&M University
      (990-20-89)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Superrigidity and the classification problem for the torsion-free abelian groups of finite rank.
      Simon Thomas*, Rutgers University
      (990-20-36)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      One-relator groups with torsion - computing presentations with SCHEME.
      Gilbert Baumslag*, City College of New York
      Douglas Troeger, City College of New York
      (990-20-200)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      The Finitary Andrews-Curtis Conjecture.
      Alexei Myasnikov*, McGill University
      (990-20-135)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Groups Normal in the Unit Groups of Their Group Rings.
      Marcin Mazur*, Binghamton University
      (990-20-116)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      On finite presentability of some pro-p groups.
      Mikhail V. Ershov*, Yale University
      (990-20-117)
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