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2004 Spring Eastern Section Meeting
Lawrenceville, NJ, April 17-18, 2004
Meeting #997

Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu

Special Session on Strings and Branes

  • Saturday April 17, 2004, 8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
    Special Session on Strings and Branes, I

    Room 317, Memorial Hall
    Organizers:
    Thomas P. Branson, University of Iowa branson@eva.math.uiowa.edu
    S. James Gates, University of Maryland gatess@umd.edu

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Invariants on symmetric superspaces.
      Yi Ming Zou*, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
      (997-22-174)
    • 9:10 a.m.
      Supersymmetry beyond Superspace.
      Gregory D. Landweber*, University of Oregon
      (997-17-100)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Discussion.
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Coadjoint orbits, spherical vectors and the wavefunction of the universe.
      Andrew Waldron*, UC Davis
      (997-81-96)
  • Saturday April 17, 2004, 2:30 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Strings and Branes, II

    Room 317, Memorial Hall
    Organizers:
    Thomas P. Branson, University of Iowa branson@eva.math.uiowa.edu
    S. James Gates, University of Maryland gatess@umd.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Conformally compact Einstein manifolds and renormalized volume.
      Alice Chang, Princeton University
      Jie Qing*, UC Santa Cruz
      Paul Yang, Princeton University
      (997-53-187)
    • 3:05 p.m.
      Conformally invariant Maxwell type operators on forms and global conformal invariants.
      A Rod Gover*, University of Auckland
      (997-58-103)
    • 3:40 p.m.
      Recent progress on the study of the BCOV torsion.
      Hao Fang*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
      (997-53-205)
    • 4:15 p.m.
      Maxwell--Born--Infeld fields with point defects.
      Michael K.-H. Kiessling*, Rutgers University
      (997-83-243)
    • 4:50 p.m.
      Morse Theory for the H-surface equation.
      Sagun Chanillo*, Rutgers Univ., New Brunswick, NJ
      Andrea Malchiodi, SISSA, Trieste, Italy.
      (997-58-98)
  • Sunday April 18, 2004, 8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
    Special Session on Strings and Branes, III

    Room 317, Memorial Hall
    Organizers:
    Thomas P. Branson, University of Iowa branson@eva.math.uiowa.edu
    S. James Gates, University of Maryland gatess@umd.edu

    • 8:30 a.m.
      A construction of critical {\sf GJMS} operators using Wodzicki's residue.
      William J. Ugalde*, Purdue University
      (997-53-172)
    • 9:10 a.m.
      Invertible functions on noncommutative two-tori and holomorphic structures.
      Alexander Polishchuk*, University of Oregon
      (997-58-94)
    • 9:50 a.m.
      Geometry of the lifts of orientifold six-planes from type IIA string theory to M-theory.
      Amy E Ksir*, United States Naval Academy
      Stephen G Naculich, Bowdoin College
      (997-81-228)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Calabi-Yau Orientifolds: Gepner Crosscaps, Charges, and Moduli.
      Brandon Bates, Columbia University
      Charles Doran*, Columbia University
      Lennaert Huiszoon, I.T.F., K.U.Leuven
      Koenraad Schalm, I.S.C.A.P., Columbia
      (997-14-168)
Inquiries:  meet@ams.org