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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 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.
      Jae-Suk Park*, Graduate Center of CUNY
      (997-81-162)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Quantum Deformation Theory.
      John Terilla*, Stony Brook University
      (997-81-207)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      On the Cyclic Deligne Conjecture.
      Thomas Tradler*, New York City College of Technology
      (997-16-159)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Theories, 2-categories, and conformal field theory.
      Po Hu*, Wayne State University
      (997-81-203)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Renormalization from the homotopy theoretical point of view.
      Dmitry E Tamarkin*, Northwestern University
      (997-81-154)
  • 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 semi-classical star-product.
      Lucian Miti Ionescu*, Illinois State University
      (997-81-227)
    • 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
      (997-18-186)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Examples of Miniversal Deformations of Infinity Algebras.
      Michael R Penkava*, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
      (997-18-271)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      String topology for transversal families.
      Uwe Kaiser*, Boise State University
      (997-57-90)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Some examples of homotopy Batalin-Vilkovisky algebras.
      Fusun Akman*, Coastal Carolina University
      (997-18-225)
  • 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 A-infinity operad and the moduli space of curves.
      Kevin Costello*, Imperial College, London
      (997-51-77)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Operations in the algebraic topology of open-closed string theory.
      Eric Neal Harrelson*, University of Minnesota
      (997-55-221)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Homotopy algebraic structures in classical open-closed strings.
      Hiroshige Kajiura*, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University
      J Stasheff, University of Pennsylvania
      (997-18-133)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Arcs, strings and homotopy algebras.
      Ralph M Kaufmann*, Oklahoma State University
      (997-55-181)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Gauge groups and string topology.
      Paolo Salvatore*, University of Rome 2
      (997-55-229)
  • 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 chain-level version of string topology.
      James E. McClure*, Purdue University
      Jeffrey H. Smith, Purdue University
      (997-55-131)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      A Morse theoretic approach to string topology.
      Ralph L Cohen*, Stanford University
      (997-57-64)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Rational curves, sigma models and string topology.
      Sadok Kallel*, University of Lille
      (997-55-222)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Algebraic structures on generalized strings and applications.
      Vladimir V. Chernov*, Dartmouth College
      Yuli B Rudyak, University of Florida
      (997-57-49)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Graphs in String Topology.
      Veronique Godin*, Stanford University
      (997-55-183)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Algebraic structures and string topology.
      Dennis Sullivan*, SUNY at StonyBrook & Graduate Center of CUNY
      (997-22-239)
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