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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 Homological Physics

  • Friday October 24, 2003, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Homological Physics, I

    Room 106, Gardner Hall
    Organizers:
    Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
    James Stasheff, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    • 9:00 a.m.
      What is Cohomological Physics and where is it going?
      Jim Stasheff*, UNC-CH and UPenn
      (991-70-34)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Where do homotopy Batalin-Vilkovisky algebras come from?
      Fusun Akman*, Coastal Carolina University
      (991-17-31)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Finite Dimensional $L_{\infty}$ Algebras.
      Marilyn Daily*, North Carolina State University
      (991-55-28)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Classification of Strongly Homotopy Lie Algebras, Some Finite Dimensional Examples.
      Michael Robert Penkava*, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
      (991-18-83)
  • Friday October 24, 2003, 2:30 p.m.-4:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Homological Physics, II

    Room 106, Gardner Hall
    Organizers:
    Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
    James Stasheff, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Strongly homotopy Lie algebras and reduction of the ``de Rham complex" of a Lagrangian field theory.
      Samer S Ashhab*, North Carolina State University
      (991-55-19)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      The chain extensions of D-algebras and their applications.
      Jining Gao*, North Carolina State University
      (991-81-25)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Symmetric brace algebras and gauge theory.
      Tom Lada*, N. C. State University
      (991-18-26)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Cohomology of Feynman graphs and L-infinity morphisms.
      Lucian M Ionescu*, Illinois State University
      (991-18-12)
  • Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Homological Physics, III

    Room 106, Gardner Hall
    Organizers:
    Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
    James Stasheff, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Cohomological variational principles and secondary classes.
      Ettore Aldrovandi*, Florida State University
      (991-18-22)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Algebraic structures on generalized strings.
      Yuli B Rudyak*, University of Florida
      Vladimir V Chernov, Dartmouth College
      (991-55-37)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Affine linking and winding numbers and the study of front propagation.
      Vladimir V Chernov*, Dartmouth College
      Yuli B Rudyak, University of Florida, Gainesville
      (991-57-41)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Topological A-models on seamed Riemann surfaces.
      Lev Rozansky*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
      (991-18-20)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Discussion and Problems
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