AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:21:41
2004 Spring Eastern Section Meeting
Lawrenceville, NJ, April 1718, 2004
Meeting #997
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Homotopical Physics

Saturday April 17, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopical Physics, I
Room 303, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
James Stasheff, University of North Carolina jds@math.unc.edu
Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
Alexander A. Voronov, University of Minnesota voronov@math.umn.edu

8:30 a.m.
Principles of Quantum Fields Theory.
JaeSuk Park*, Graduate Center of CUNY
(99781162) 
9:00 a.m.
Quantum Deformation Theory.
John Terilla*, Stony Brook University
(99781207) 
9:30 a.m.
On the Cyclic Deligne Conjecture.
Thomas Tradler*, New York City College of Technology
(99716159) 
10:00 a.m.
Theories, 2categories, and conformal field theory.
Po Hu*, Wayne State University
(99781203) 
10:30 a.m.
Renormalization from the homotopy theoretical point of view.
Dmitry E Tamarkin*, Northwestern University
(99781154)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 17, 2004, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopical Physics, II
Room 303, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
James Stasheff, University of North Carolina jds@math.unc.edu
Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
Alexander A. Voronov, University of Minnesota voronov@math.umn.edu

2:30 p.m.
A canonical semiclassical starproduct.
Lucian Miti Ionescu*, Illinois State University
(99781227) 
3:00 p.m.
Examples of finite dimensional $L_{\infty}$ algebras in gauge theory.
Tom Lada, North Carolina State University
Marilyn Daily*, North Carolina State University
(99718186) 
3:30 p.m.
Examples of Miniversal Deformations of Infinity Algebras.
Michael R Penkava*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(99718271) 
4:00 p.m.
String topology for transversal families.
Uwe Kaiser*, Boise State University
(9975790) 
4:30 p.m.
Some examples of homotopy BatalinVilkovisky algebras.
Fusun Akman*, Coastal Carolina University
(99718225)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopical Physics, III
Room 303, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
James Stasheff, University of North Carolina jds@math.unc.edu
Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
Alexander A. Voronov, University of Minnesota voronov@math.umn.edu

8:30 a.m.
The Ainfinity operad and the moduli space of curves.
Kevin Costello*, Imperial College, London
(9975177) 
9:00 a.m.
Operations in the algebraic topology of openclosed string theory.
Eric Neal Harrelson*, University of Minnesota
(99755221) 
9:30 a.m.
Homotopy algebraic structures in classical openclosed strings.
Hiroshige Kajiura*, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University
J Stasheff, University of Pennsylvania
(99718133) 
10:00 a.m.
Arcs, strings and homotopy algebras.
Ralph M Kaufmann*, Oklahoma State University
(99755181) 
10:30 a.m.
Gauge groups and string topology.
Paolo Salvatore*, University of Rome 2
(99755229)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopical Physics, IV
Room 303, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
James Stasheff, University of North Carolina jds@math.unc.edu
Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
Alexander A. Voronov, University of Minnesota voronov@math.umn.edu

2:30 p.m.
A chainlevel version of string topology.
James E. McClure*, Purdue University
Jeffrey H. Smith, Purdue University
(99755131) 
3:00 p.m.
A Morse theoretic approach to string topology.
Ralph L Cohen*, Stanford University
(9975764) 
3:30 p.m.
Rational curves, sigma models and string topology.
Sadok Kallel*, University of Lille
(99755222) 
4:00 p.m.
Algebraic structures on generalized strings and applications.
Vladimir V. Chernov*, Dartmouth College
Yuli B Rudyak, University of Florida
(9975749) 
4:30 p.m.
Graphs in String Topology.
Veronique Godin*, Stanford University
(99755183) 
5:00 p.m.
Algebraic structures and string topology.
Dennis Sullivan*, SUNY at StonyBrook & Graduate Center of CUNY
(99722239)

2:30 p.m.