AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:10:32
2003 Spring Western Section Meeting
San Francisco, CA, May 34, 2003
Meeting #987
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Geometry and Arithmetic over Finite Fields

Saturday May 3, 2003, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Arithmetic over Finite Fields, I
Room 409, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Bjorn Poonen, University of California Berkeley poonen@math.berkeley.edu
Joe P. Buhler, Reed College jpb@reed.edu

9:30 a.m.
On Effective Hilbert Irreducibility Theorems.
Shuhong Gao*, Clemson University
(9871167) 
10:30 a.m.
Counting symmetric, diagonalizable matricies of small size over finite fields.
Christopher L Phan*, Lewis & Clark College
Harvey J Schmidt, Lewis & Clark College
(9871521)

9:30 a.m.

Saturday May 3, 2003, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Arithmetic over Finite Fields, II
Room 409, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Bjorn Poonen, University of California Berkeley poonen@math.berkeley.edu
Joe P. Buhler, Reed College jpb@reed.edu

3:00 p.m.
Tate duality and the discrete logarithm problem.
MingDeh Huang*, University of Southern California
(9871172) 
4:00 p.m.
On some subgroups of the multiplicative group of finite rings.
J Felipe Voloch*, University of Texas at Austin
(9871127) 
5:00 p.m.
Sharper ABCbased bounds for congruent polynomials.
Daniel J. Bernstein*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(9871233)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday May 4, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Arithmetic over Finite Fields, III
Room 409, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Bjorn Poonen, University of California Berkeley poonen@math.berkeley.edu
Joe P. Buhler, Reed College jpb@reed.edu

9:00 a.m.
Prime values of polynomials.
B. Conrad, Univ. of Michigan
K. Conrad*, UC San Diego
R. Gross, Boston College
(9871126) 
10:00 a.m.
Unramified covers of affine spaces.
Kiran S. Kedlaya*, University of California, Berkeley
(9871429)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday May 4, 2003, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Arithmetic over Finite Fields, IV
Room 409, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Bjorn Poonen, University of California Berkeley poonen@math.berkeley.edu
Joe P. Buhler, Reed College jpb@reed.edu

3:00 p.m.
A heuristic explanation of the distribution of Frobenius eigenvalues for principallypolarized abelian varieties.
Everett W Howe*, Center for Communications Research, La Jolla
(9871158) 
4:00 p.m.
L functions of exponential sums over affinoids.
Hui June Zhu*, McMaster University
(9871460) 
5:00 p.m.
The Zeta function of Algebraic rcycles: Conjectures and Results.
C. Douglas Haessig*, UC Irvine
(98711101)

3:00 p.m.