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2003 Joint Central and Western Section Meeting
Boulder, CO, October 2-4, 2003
Meeting #989

Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu

Special Session on Finite Geometries

  • Thursday October 2, 2003, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Finite Geometries, I

    Room 118 (1st Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
    Organizers:
    Stanley E. Payne, University of Colorad Denver spayne@math.cudenver.edu
    Robert Allen Liebler, Colorado State University liebler@math.colostate.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Multiple Nests.
      Norman L. Johnson*, University of Iowa
      (989-51-67)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Sharply and Super Sharply Focused Arcs in Desarguesian Planes.
      William E Cherowitzo*, University of Colorado at Denver
      Leanne D Holder, St. Mary's University
      (989-51-197)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Arcs and Ovals from Abelian Groups.
      Dina Ghinelli*, UniversitÓ di Roma "La Sapienza"
      Dieter Jungnickel, Universitaet Augsburg
      Marialuisa de Resmini, UniversitÓ di Roma La Sapienza
      (989-52-188)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      On $(2n,2,2n,n)$ relative difference sets in non-solvable groups.
      Yutaka Hiramine*, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Education, Kumamoto University
      (989-05-65)
  • Thursday October 2, 2003, 2:30 p.m.-4:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Finite Geometries, II

    Room 118 (1st Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
    Organizers:
    Stanley E. Payne, University of Colorad Denver spayne@math.cudenver.edu
    Robert Allen Liebler, Colorado State University liebler@math.colostate.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Blocking sets of external lines to a conic in PG(2,q).
      Gabor Korchmaros*, Mathematics Department University of Basilicata, Italy
      (989-51-92)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      On the existence of certain generalized quadrangles.
      Vasyl Dmytrenko, Department of Mathematical Sciences
      Felix Lazebnik*, Department of Mathematical Sciences
      (989-05-210)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Dimensional dual hyperovals associated with Steiner systems.
      Satoshi Yoshiara*, Tokyo Woman's Christian University
      Alberto del Fra, University of Rome
      (989-51-57)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      When is $\Delta_2^\star(p)$ a subspace?
      Ernest E. Shult*, Kansas State University
      (989-51-243)
  • Friday October 3, 2003, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Finite Geometries, III

    Room 118 (1st Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
    Organizers:
    Stanley E. Payne, University of Colorad Denver spayne@math.cudenver.edu
    Robert Allen Liebler, Colorado State University liebler@math.colostate.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Eggs in $\mathrm{PG}(4n-1,q)$, $q$ even, containing a pseudo pointed conic.
      Matthew R Brown*, University of Adelaide, Australia
      Michel Lavrauw, Universita degli studi di Napoli Federico II
      (989-51-204)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Generalized quadrangles and their analogues via coherent configurations.
      Mikhail H. Klin*, University of Delaware, Newark and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva
      Sven Reichard, University of Delaware, Newark
      (989-05-212)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Elation Points in Generalized Quadrangles.
      Koen J. R. Thas*, Ghent University
      (989-51-126)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Characterizations of finite translation generalized quadrangles.
      Joseph A Thas*, Ghent University (Belgium)
      (989-51-125)
  • Friday October 3, 2003, 2:30 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Finite Geometries, IV

    Room 118 (1st Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
    Organizers:
    Stanley E. Payne, University of Colorad Denver spayne@math.cudenver.edu
    Robert Allen Liebler, Colorado State University liebler@math.colostate.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Odd order conjecture of translation planes.
      Chat Y. Ho*, University of Florida
      (989-20-60)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Construction of Some New Projective Planes.
      G Eric Moorhouse*, University of Wyoming
      (989-05-44)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      The Classification of flag transitive planes of order 32.
      Patrick S Fleming*, University of Wyoming
      (989-51-113)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Orbit Computation and Applications in Finite Geometry.
      Anton Betten*, Colorado State University
      (989-51-136)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Hemisystems of $H(3,q^2)$.
      Tim Penttila*, University of Western Australia
      (989-51-38)
  • Saturday October 4, 2003, 10:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Finite Geometries, V

    Room 118 (1st Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
    Organizers:
    Stanley E. Payne, University of Colorad Denver spayne@math.cudenver.edu
    Robert Allen Liebler, Colorado State University liebler@math.colostate.edu

    • 10:00 a.m.
      Partial Ovoids and Spans of the Hermitian Surface.
      G. L. Ebert*, University of Delaware
      (989-51-54)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Characterizing "Neoclassical" Unitals as Codewords.
      Kenneth L Wantz*, Southern Nazarene University
      Ronald D Baker, West Virginia State College
      (989-51-37)
    • 11:00 a.m.
      The non-existence of ovoids in the dual polar space DW(6,q).
      Bruce N. Cooperstein*, University of California, Santa Cruz
      Antonio Pasini, University of Siena
      (989-51-185)
    • 11:30 a.m.
      Caps on a Hermitian variety.
      James W Hirschfeld*, University of Sussex
      (989-51-48)
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