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2004 Spring Southeastern Section Meeting
Tallahassee, FL, March 1213, 2004
Meeting #994
Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS
bryant@math.fsu.edu
Special Session on Geometric Topology in Honor of John Bryant

Friday March 12, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology in Honor of John Bryant, I
Room 204, Rovetta Business Building
Organizers:
Washington Mio, Florida State University mio@math.fsu.edu
Erik K. Pedersen, Binghamton University (SUNY) erik@math.binghamton.edu

8:30 a.m.
Recognizing open subsets of $S^n$.
Diarmuid J Crowley, Penn State University
Steven C Ferry*, Rutgers University
(99457172)

9:30 a.m.
Representing 2knot groups.
Gerard A Venema*, Calvin College
(99457200)

10:00 a.m.
2Dimensional Axiomatic Geometry Revisited.
Fredric D Ancel*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(99451189)

10:30 a.m.
Embedding of Coxeter groups in a product of trees.
Alexander N Dranishnikov*, University of Florida
(9945181)

Friday March 12, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology in Honor of John Bryant, II
Room 204, Rovetta Business Building
Organizers:
Washington Mio, Florida State University mio@math.fsu.edu
Erik K. Pedersen, Binghamton University (SUNY) erik@math.binghamton.edu

2:30 p.m.
Generalized manifolds  examples, techniques, antecedents and main developments.
Robert J. Daverman*, University of Tennessee
(99457177)

3:30 p.m.
The quadratic form $E_8\times T^{2n}$ used to construct exotic homology manifolds.
Andrew A. Ranicki*, University of Edinburgh
(9945760)

4:00 p.m.
The Celllike Approximation Theorem in Dimension 5.
Denise M. Halverson*, Brigham Young University
Robert J. Daverman, University of Tennessee
(99457190)

4:30 p.m.
Colored finite type invariants and a multivariable analogue of the Conway polynomial.
Sergey A Melikhov*, University of Florida
(99457124)

5:00 p.m.
What groups can be the fundamental group if a compact Hausdorff space?
James E Keesling*, University of Florida
Yuli Rudyak, University of Florida
(99454191)

Saturday March 13, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology in Honor of John Bryant, III
Room 204, Rovetta Business Building
Organizers:
Washington Mio, Florida State University mio@math.fsu.edu
Erik K. Pedersen, Binghamton University (SUNY) erik@math.binghamton.edu

8:30 a.m.
Smoothing loop spaces.
Erik K. Pedersen*, Binghamton University
Tilman Bauer, University of Münster
N. Kitchloo, Johns Hopkins University
D. Notbohm, Leicester University
(9945775)

9:30 a.m.
Manifolds with nonstable fundamental groups at infinity.
Craig R Guilbault*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
Frederick C Tinsley, The Colorado College
(99457156)

10:00 a.m.
Weighted $L^2$cohomology of Coxeter groups.
M W Davis, The Ohio State University
J Dymara, Wroclaw University
T Januszkiewicz, The Ohio State University
B Okun*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(99455170)

10:30 a.m.
Some examples of free actions of products of Spheres.
Ian Hambleton*, McMaster University
(99457171)

Saturday March 13, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology in Honor of John Bryant, IV
Room 204, Rovetta Business Building
Organizers:
Washington Mio, Florida State University mio@math.fsu.edu
Erik K. Pedersen, Binghamton University (SUNY) erik@math.binghamton.edu

2:30 p.m.
Problems and progress in homology manifolds.
Frank S. Quinn*, Virginia Tech
(9945774)

3:30 p.m.
Obstructions to transversality for homology manifolds.
Heather M Johnston*, Vassar College
(99457161)

4:00 p.m.
Uncountably many inequivalent Lipschitz homogeneous Cantor sets.
Du\v{s}an Repov\v{s}*, University of Ljubljana
(9945791)

4:30 p.m.
Elimination of singularities of smooth mappings of 4manifolds into 3manifolds.
Rustam R Sadykov*, University of Florida
(99458130)

5:00 p.m.
Homeomorphism groups of manifolds and Erd\H os space.
Jan J Dijkstra*, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Jan van Mill, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
(9945713)
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