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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 Knots, Links, and Embedded Graphs

  • Friday October 24, 2003, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Knots, Links, and Embedded Graphs, I

    Room 304, Dey Hall
    Organizers:
    Joel S. Foisy, SUNY at Potsdam foisyjs@potsdam.edu
    Erica L. Flapan, Pomona College elf04747@pomona.edu

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Total Curvature and Packing of Knots.
      Jonathan K Simon*, University of Iowa
      Gregory R Buck, St. Anselm College
      (991-57-152)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Polygonal Cable Links.
      Rollie Trapp*, California State University, San Bernardino
      (991-57-243)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Tying Knots with Stiff Rope.
      Eric J Rawdon*, Duquesne University
      Greg Buck, St. Anselm College
      (991-57-215)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Regular and Almost Regular Stick Numbers of Knots.
      Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
      Jessica M Tyrus, Benedictine University
      (991-57-30)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Tangle Solutions for a Family of DNA-Rearranging Proteins.
      Dorothy Buck*, Brown University
      (991-57-194)
  • Friday October 24, 2003, 2:30 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Knots, Links, and Embedded Graphs, II

    Room 304, Dey Hall
    Organizers:
    Joel S. Foisy, SUNY at Potsdam foisyjs@potsdam.edu
    Erica L. Flapan, Pomona College elf04747@pomona.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      2-irreducibility of spatial graphs.
      Fengchun Lei, Harbin Institute of Technology
      Kouki Taniyama*, Waseda University
      Gengyu Zhang, Harbin Institute of Technology
      (991-57-173)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Intersection graphs for string links.
      Blake Mellor*, Loyola Marymount University
      (991-57-23)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Musings on Links, Planar Graphs and Plane Curves.
      Jeff Johannes*, SUNY Geneseo
      (991-57-82)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Intrinsically Linked Graphs, Kuratowski Minors, and Embeddings in Surfaces.
      Thomas Fleming*, University of California San Diego
      (991-57-84)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Ends of 4-Manifolds.
      Sandy Ganzell*, Pomona College
      (991-57-263)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Minor deformation of graphs preserving achiral embeddability.
      Kazuaki Kobayashi*, Tokyo Womans Christian University
      (991-05-35)
  • Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Knots, Links, and Embedded Graphs, III

    Room 304, Dey Hall
    Organizers:
    Joel S. Foisy, SUNY at Potsdam foisyjs@potsdam.edu
    Erica L. Flapan, Pomona College elf04747@pomona.edu

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Graphs with disjoint links in every spatial embedding.
      Anton Michael Dochtermann*, University of Washington
      (991-54-125)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Intrinsically knotted and linked graphs in 3-space.
      Erica Flapan, Pomona College
      Joel Foisy, SUNY Postdam
      Ramin Naimi*, Occidental College
      James Pommersheim, Pomona College
      (991-57-52)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Two families of (minor minimal?) intrinsically knotted graphs.
      Joel S Foisy*, SUNY Potsdam
      (991-57-78)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Delta edge-homotopy on theta curves.
      Ryo Nikkuni*, Waseda University
      (991-57-73)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      The size of links in spatial embeddings of graphs.
      Brenda Johnson*, Union College
      William Johnson, New York, NY
      (991-55-242)
  • Saturday October 25, 2003, 2:30 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Knots, Links, and Embedded Graphs, IV

    Room 304, Dey Hall
    Organizers:
    Joel S. Foisy, SUNY at Potsdam foisyjs@potsdam.edu
    Erica L. Flapan, Pomona College elf04747@pomona.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Totally geodesic Seifert surfaces in hyperbolic knot and link complements.
      Colin C Adams*, Williams College
      Eric Schoenfeld, Boston, MA
      (991-57-106)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      3-manifolds with planar presentations and the width of satellite knots.
      Martin Scharlemann*, U. C. Santa Barbara
      Jennifer Schultens, U. C. Davis
      (991-57-148)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Dihedral covers of two-bridge knot complements.
      Genevieve S Walsh*, University of Texas at Austin
      (991-57-203)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Links, Mahler measure and Lehmer's Question.
      Daniel S. Silver*, University of South Alabama
      Susan G. Williams, University of South Alabama
      (991-57-244)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Round Brunnian Links.
      Hugh Nelson Howards*, Wake Forest University
      (991-57-239)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Asymptotic Distance: Incompressible Surfaces, Graphs of Intersection and Dehn Filling.
      Cynthia Verjovsky Marcotte*, St. Edward's University
      (991-57-206)
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