AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
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Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Binghamton, NY, October 1112, 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:
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, Binghamton University menger@math.binghamton.edu
Derek J. S. Robinson, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign 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
(9902042)

8:30 a.m.
The Infinite Norm of a Group.
Hermann Heineken*, Universitaet of Wuerzburg
James C Beidleman, University of Kentucky
(9902056)

9:00 a.m.
Abelian sections in free groups.
Ted Hurley*, National University of Ireland, Galway
(9902085)

9:30 a.m.
Notions of Discrimination I.
Anthony M. Gaglione*, U.S. Naval Academy
Dennis Spellman, Temple University
Benjamin Fine, Fairfield University
(99020110)

10:00 a.m.
Notions of Discrimination II.
Benjamin Fine*, Fairfield University
Anthony M. Gaglione, U.S. Naval Academy
Dennis Spellman, Temple University
(99020111)

10:30 a.m.
Invariant ideals in abelian group algebras.
Donald S. Passman*, University of Wisconsin
(9901694)

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:
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, Binghamton University menger@math.binghamton.edu
Derek J. S. Robinson, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign 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
(99020143)

3:00 p.m.
Computing homological functors of the free 2Engel groups.
Robert Fitzgerald Morse*, University of Evansville
(9902075)

3:30 p.m.
The Residual Finiteness of Ascending HNNExtensions of Certain Soluble Groups.
A. H. Rhemtulla*, University of Alberta
M. Shirvani, University of Alberta
(99020101)

4:00 p.m.
Profinite topologies in free products of groups.
Luis Ribes*, Carleton University
Pavel Zalesskii, University of Brasilia
(9902022)

4:30 p.m.
The distribution of the genus of groups.
Jay J Zimmerman*, Towson University
(99020151)

5:00 p.m.
Separability properties of certain polygonal products.
G. Kim, Yeungnam University,Korea
Francis C. Y. Tang*, University of Waterloo
(99020165)

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:
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, Binghamton University menger@math.binghamton.edu
Derek J. S. Robinson, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign 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
(9902019)

8:30 a.m.
Groups with the maximal condition on nonFCsubgroups.
Martyn R. Dixon*, University of Alabama
Leonid A. Kurdachenko, University of Dnepropetrovsk
(9902041)

9:00 a.m.
Embedding in simple locally (solublebyfinite) groups. Preliminary report.
Martin J Evans*, Universtiy of Alabama
(99020222)

9:30 a.m.
Uncountably many basic sequences of commutators.
David A Jackson*, Saint Louis University
(9902024)

10:00 a.m.
Recent developments in the theory of Fuchsian and Kleinian groups.
Gerhard Rosenberger*, Dortmund/University
(9902020)

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
(99020242)

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:
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, Binghamton University menger@math.binghamton.edu
Derek J. S. Robinson, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign robinson@math.uiuc.edu

2:30 p.m.
Some solvable automaton groups.
Laurent Bartholdi, University of California  Berkeley
Zoran Sunik*, Texas A&M University
(9902089)

3:00 p.m.
Superrigidity and the classification problem for the torsionfree abelian groups of finite rank.
Simon Thomas*, Rutgers University
(9902036)

3:30 p.m.
Onerelator groups with torsion  computing presentations with SCHEME.
Gilbert Baumslag*, City College of New York
Douglas Troeger, City College of New York
(99020200)

4:00 p.m.
The Finitary AndrewsCurtis Conjecture.
Alexei Myasnikov*, McGill University
(99020135)

4:30 p.m.
Groups Normal in the Unit Groups of Their Group Rings.
Marcin Mazur*, Binghamton University
(99020116)

5:00 p.m.
On finite presentability of some prop groups.
Mikhail V. Ershov*, Yale University
(99020117)
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