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2003 Fall Southeastern Section Meeting
Chapel Hill, NC, October 2425, 2003
Meeting #991
Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS
bryant@math.fsu.edu
Special Session on Group Actions on Curves

Friday October 24, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Group Actions on Curves, I
Room 307, Hanes Hall
Organizers:
Kay Magaard, Wayne State University and University of Florida kaym@math.wayne.edu
Helmut Voelklein, University of Florida helmut@math.ufl.edu

9:00 a.m.
Antecedent Schur multipliers and Frattini extensions of alternating Groups.
Michael D Fried*, UC Irvine and MSU Billings
(9911136)

9:30 a.m.
On Schur extensions for Modular Towers.
Darren Semmen*, Yorba Linda, CA
(99120262)

10:00 a.m.
The eighth moment and Larsen's conjecture.
Robert M. Guralnick, University of Southern California
Pham Huu Tiep*, University of Florida
(99120133)

10:30 a.m.
Computation of Group Actions.
Alexander J Hulpke*, Colorado State University
(9912027)

Friday October 24, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Group Actions on Curves, II
Room 307, Hanes Hall
Organizers:
Kay Magaard, Wayne State University and University of Florida kaym@math.wayne.edu
Helmut Voelklein, University of Florida helmut@math.ufl.edu

2:30 p.m.
Automorphism groups of modular curves in positive characteristic.
Robert M Guralnick*, University of Southern California
(9911432)

3:00 p.m.
Coverings of degree 5 from a genus 2 curve to an elliptic curve.
T Shaska*, University of Idaho
(9911421)

3:30 p.m.
The Full Automorphism Group of a Fermat Curve.
Aaron D Wootton*, University of Arizona
(99120228)

4:00 p.m.
Automorphisms and moduli of generalized hyperelliptic surfaces.
Anthony Weaver*, BCC of the City University of New York
(99114122)

4:30 p.m.
Riemann surfaces that possess $8(g+3)$ automorphisms.
Peter Turbek*, Purdue University Calumet
Emilio Bujalance, Universidad UNED
Francisco Javier Cirre, Universidad Uned
(99120258)

5:00 p.m.
The Number of Genus 2 Covers of an Elliptic Curve.
Ernst Kani*, Queen's University
(99114302)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Group Actions on Curves, III
Room 307, Hanes Hall
Organizers:
Kay Magaard, Wayne State University and University of Florida kaym@math.wayne.edu
Helmut Voelklein, University of Florida helmut@math.ufl.edu

8:30 a.m.
The Great Theorems of Cameron and Kantor.
Shreeram S Abhyankar*, Purdue University
(9912074)

9:00 a.m.
A catalog of the loci of curves of low genus.
Kay Magaard, Wayne State University
Sergey Shpectorov*, Bowling Green State University
Helmut Voelklein, University of Florida
(99120303)

9:30 a.m.
Computing braid group actions.
Juergen Klueners*, University Kassel
(99120223)

10:00 a.m.
Symmetric and alternating groups as monodromy groups.
Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California
John Shareshian*, Washington University
(99120186)

10:30 a.m.
Bounding the degree of an exceptional monodromy group of low genus.
Daniel E. Frohardt*, Wayne State University
(99120230)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Group Actions on Curves, IV
Room 307, Hanes Hall
Organizers:
Kay Magaard, Wayne State University and University of Florida kaym@math.wayne.edu
Helmut Voelklein, University of Florida helmut@math.ufl.edu

2:30 p.m.
Lifting group actions on curves in mixed characteristic.
Ted C Chinburg, University of Pennsylvania
Robert M Guralnick, University of Southern California
David Harbater*, University of Pennsylvania
(99114224)

3:00 p.m.
Arithmetic of isolated covers of the affine line.
Rachel J Pries*, Colorado State University
(99111160)

3:30 p.m.
Special loci in moduli of curves with marked points.
Cui Yin*, Lycoming College
(99114305)

4:00 p.m.
Rational functions with large images over finite fields.
John J Flynn*, Haverford College
(99112300)

4:30 p.m.
Hyperelliptic curves with $a$number at least two.
Darren B Glass*, Columbia University
Rachel Pries, Colorado State University
(9911124)
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