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2003 Fall Southeastern Section Meeting
Chapel Hill, NC, October 24-25, 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
      (991-11-36)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      On Schur extensions for Modular Towers.
      Darren Semmen*, Yorba Linda, CA
      (991-20-262)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      The eighth moment and Larsen's conjecture.
      Robert M. Guralnick, University of Southern California
      Pham Huu Tiep*, University of Florida
      (991-20-133)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Computation of Group Actions.
      Alexander J Hulpke*, Colorado State University
      (991-20-27)
  • 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
      (991-14-32)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Coverings of degree 5 from a genus 2 curve to an elliptic curve.
      T Shaska*, University of Idaho
      (991-14-21)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      The Full Automorphism Group of a Fermat Curve.
      Aaron D Wootton*, University of Arizona
      (991-20-228)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Automorphisms and moduli of generalized hyperelliptic surfaces.
      Anthony Weaver*, BCC of the City University of New York
      (991-14-122)
    • 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
      (991-20-258)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      The Number of Genus 2 Covers of an Elliptic Curve.
      Ernst Kani*, Queen's University
      (991-14-302)
  • 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
      (991-20-74)
    • 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
      (991-20-303)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Computing braid group actions.
      Juergen Klueners*, University Kassel
      (991-20-223)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Symmetric and alternating groups as monodromy groups.
      Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California
      John Shareshian*, Washington University
      (991-20-186)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Bounding the degree of an exceptional monodromy group of low genus.
      Daniel E. Frohardt*, Wayne State University
      (991-20-230)
  • 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
      (991-14-224)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Arithmetic of isolated covers of the affine line.
      Rachel J Pries*, Colorado State University
      (991-11-160)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Special loci in moduli of curves with marked points.
      Cui Yin*, Lycoming College
      (991-14-305)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Rational functions with large images over finite fields.
      John J Flynn*, Haverford College
      (991-12-300)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Hyperelliptic curves with $a$-number at least two.
      Darren B Glass*, Columbia University
      Rachel Pries, Colorado State University
      (991-11-24)
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