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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 Character Theory of Finite Groups and Algebraic Combinatorics

Saturday October 11, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Character Theory of Finite Groups and Algebraic Combinatorics, I
Room 5, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Kenneth W. Johnson, Pennsylvania State University kwj1@psu.edu
Eirini Poimenidou, New College of Florida poimenidou@ncf.edu

9:00 a.m.
Commutative Integral Table Algebras Generated by Elements of Degree Two.
Zvi Arad, BarIlan University
Elsa Fisman, BarIlan University
Mikhail Muzychuk, Netanya Academic College
Harvey I. Blau*, Northern Illinois University
(99020215)

9:30 a.m.
A combinatorial building for Chevalley groups over finite local rings.
Peter S Campbell*, University of Alberta
(9902031)

10:00 a.m.
A TwoParameter Chromatic Symmetric Function.
EllisonAnne Williams*, North Carolina State University
(9900579)

10:30 a.m.
Kronecker product of characters of $(Z/rZ) wr S_n$ and centralizer algebras.
Rosa C Orellana*, Dartmouth College
(99005180)

Saturday October 11, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Character Theory of Finite Groups and Algebraic Combinatorics, II
Room 5, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Kenneth W. Johnson, Pennsylvania State University kwj1@psu.edu
Eirini Poimenidou, New College of Florida poimenidou@ncf.edu

2:30 p.m.
Spectral properties of circulant graphs via Sring theory.
Andrew J Woldar*, Villanova University
Mikhail H Klin, BenGurion University of the Negev and University of Delaware
Milhail E Muzychuk, Netanya Academic College
(99005164)

3:00 p.m.
Chromatic polynomials and coherent configurations.
Mikhail H. Klin*, University of Delaware, Newark and BenGurion Univ
Christian Pech, Technological University Dresden
(99005191)

3:30 p.m.
Character tables of certain commutative association schemes.
Sung Yell Song*, Iowa State University
(99005152)

4:00 p.m.
Tridiagonal pairs, association schemes, and the quantum affine algebra $U_q({\widehat {sl}}_2)$.
Paul M. Terwilliger*, University of Wisconsin
Tatsuro Ito, Kanazawa University
(99005113)

4:30 p.m.
The Generalized Terwilliger Algebra of a Finite Group.
Eric S Egge*, Gettysburg College
(99016159)

5:00 p.m.
Basic structure theory of association schemes.
PaulHermann Zieschang*, University of Brownsville
(99005278)

Sunday October 12, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Character Theory of Finite Groups and Algebraic Combinatorics, III
Room 5, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Kenneth W. Johnson, Pennsylvania State University kwj1@psu.edu
Eirini Poimenidou, New College of Florida poimenidou@ncf.edu

8:00 a.m.
Characters of large degree.
Tom Wolf*, Ohio U.
(99020265)

8:30 a.m.
Automorphism groups of finite monolithic $p$groups.
Jeffrey M Riedl*, University of Akron
(99020206)

9:00 a.m.
Products of Charactes of Finite $p$groups.
Edith AdanBante*, University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast
(9902016)

9:30 a.m.
Sylow subgroups and the number of conjugacy classes of $p$elements.
Alexandre Turull*, University of Florida
(99020238)

10:00 a.m.
Diameters of Degree Graphs of Nonsolvable Groups, Part I.
Mark L Lewis, Kent State University
Donald L White*, Kent State University
(9902059)

10:30 a.m.
Diameters of Degree Graphs of Nonsolvable Groups, Part II.
Mark L. Lewis*, Kent State University
Donald L. White, Kent State University
(9902015)
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