AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:10:33
Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Binghamton, NY, October 1112, 2003
Meeting #990
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Topological Combinatorics

Saturday October 11, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topological Combinatorics, I
Room 2, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Laura M. Anderson, Binghamton University laura@math.binghamton.edu
Edward B. Swartz, Cornell University ebs@math.cornell.edu

8:00 a.m.
Topological Obstructions to Graph Colorings.
Dmitry N Kozlov*, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
Eric Babson, U WashingtonSeattle
(99005177) 
8:30 a.m.
Homomorphisms of cycles and chromatic number.
Eric Babson*, University of Washington
Dmitry Kozlov, KTH
(99005268) 
9:00 a.m.
Shifted simplicial complexes and algebraic shifting.
Art M. Duval*, University of Texas at El Paso
(99005198) 
10:00 a.m.
Combinatorial Properties of Shifted Complexes.
Caroline J Klivans*, MSRI
(99005247) 
10:30 a.m.
The Catalan matroid.
Federico Ardila*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
(99005250)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 11, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topological Combinatorics, II
Room 2, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Laura M. Anderson, Binghamton University laura@math.binghamton.edu
Edward B. Swartz, Cornell University ebs@math.cornell.edu

2:30 p.m.
Stokes Theorem and the Minkowski Problem: A combinatorial perspective.
Daniel A Klain*, University of Massachusetts Lowell
(99052224) 
3:00 p.m.
The homotopy types of Alexander duals.
Xun Dong*, University of Miami
(99005261) 
3:30 p.m.
Reflexive polytopes in dimension 2 and 3: the numbers 12, 24, and onion skins.
Christian Haase*, Duke University
(9900592) 
4:00 p.m.
(The category of?) CD manifolds.
Daniel K. Biss*, IAS & CMI
(99057226) 
4:30 p.m.
On Configurations of flats; manifolds of points in the projective line.
Javier Bracho*, UNAM
Jorge Arocha, UNAM
Luis Montejano, UNAM
(99052275) 
5:00 p.m.
Configuration of 4 lines in affine 3space.
Luis Montejano*, National University of Mexico
Jorge Arocha, National University of Mexico
Javier Bracho, National University of Mexico
(99052274)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday October 12, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topological Combinatorics, III
Room 2, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Laura M. Anderson, Binghamton University laura@math.binghamton.edu
Edward B. Swartz, Cornell University ebs@math.cornell.edu

8:30 a.m.
Unfolding convex polyhedral manifolds.
Ezra Miller*, University of Minnesota
Igor Pak, MIT
(99052279) 
9:00 a.m.
On face numbers of manifolds with symmetry.
Isabella Novik*, University of Washington
(99005114) 
9:30 a.m.
Inequalities for the hvector and flag hvector of geometric lattices.
Ed Swartz, Cornell University
Kathryn Nyman*, Texas A&M University
(99006251) 
10:00 a.m.
Angle Sums of Polytopes: A new proof of Perles' result.
Kristin A. Camenga*, Cornell University
(99005214) 
10:30 a.m.
The angle defect for odddimensional simplicial manifolds.
Ethan D. Bloch*, Bard College
(99052148)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 12, 2003, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topological Combinatorics, IV
Room 2, Lecture Hall
Organizers:
Laura M. Anderson, Binghamton University laura@math.binghamton.edu
Edward B. Swartz, Cornell University ebs@math.cornell.edu

2:30 p.m.
A $GL_n(q)$analogue of the partition lattice.
Phil Hanlon, University of Michigan
Patricia Hersh*, University of Michigan
John Shareshian, Washington University in St. Louis
(99005208) 
3:00 p.m.
A poset structure on multichains in the noncrossing partition lattice.
Drew D Armstrong*, Cornell University
(99005218) 
3:30 p.m.
On the topology of multigraph picture spaces.
Jeremy L Martin*, University of Minnesota
(9900587) 
4:00 p.m.
Graphs, Syzygies and Multivariate Splines.
Lauren L Rose*, Bard College
(99052267) 
4:30 p.m.
Abelianizing the Real Permutation Action via Blowups.
EvaMaria E Feichtner*, ETH Zurich
Dmitry N Kozlov, KTH Stockholm
(99051176)

2:30 p.m.