AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
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2005 Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting
Bowling Green, KY, March 1819, 2005
Meeting #1004
Associate secretaries:
Matthew Miller, AMS
miller@math.sc.edu
Special Session on Geometric Topology and Group Theory

Friday March 18, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology and Group Theory, I
Room 118A, Academic Complex
Organizers:
Jens E. Harlander, Western Kentucky University jens.harlander@wku.edu

Friday March 18, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology and Group Theory, II
Room 118A, Academic Complex
Organizers:
Jens E. Harlander, Western Kentucky University jens.harlander@wku.edu

3:00 p.m.
Generalized Knot Complements and Aspherical Ribbon Disc Complements.
Stephan T Rosebrock*, Paedagogische Hochschule Karlsruhe
(10045794)

3:30 p.m.
The geometric realization problem of algebraic 2complexes.
Nancy Waller*, Portland State University
F. Rudolf Beyl, Portland State University
(100457259)

4:00 p.m.
The effect of cyclic factors of 3manifold groups on homotopy classification.
F. Rudolf Beyl*, Portland State University
Nancy Waller, Portland State University
(100457257)

4:30 p.m.
Path Spaces and cohomology of the fundamental group.
Greg Conner*, BYU
x, x
(100455211)

5:00 p.m.
Controlled Topology Invariants of Translation Actions.
Nic Koban*, Western Carolina University
(10042050)

5:30 p.m.
Elements of finite order in VF groups.
Ian J Leary*, Ohio State University, University of Southampton
(100420129)

Saturday March 19, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology and Group Theory, III
Room 118A, Academic Complex
Organizers:
Jens E. Harlander, Western Kentucky University jens.harlander@wku.edu

8:30 a.m.
First and second order isoperimetric exponents of groups.
Noel Brady, University of Oklahoma
Martin Bridson, Imperial College London
Max Forester*, University of Oklahoma
Krishnan Shankar, University of Oklahoma
(10042065)

9:00 a.m.
Topological complexity and motion planning in certain real Grassmannains.
Tan Zhang*, Murray State University
Kelly J Pearson, Murray State University
(100455113)

9:30 a.m.
The dimension of the colohomogy groups of the OrlikSolomon Algebras.
Kelly Jeanne Pearson*, Murray State University
Tan Zhang, Murray State University
(10040586)

10:00 a.m.
JSJ Decompositions of Coxeter Groups.
Michael L. Mihalik*, Vanderbilt University
Steven Tschantz, Vanderbilt University
(100420132)

10:30 a.m.
On the Isomorphism Problem for Finitely Generated Coxeter Groups. I, Basic Matching.
John Ratcliffe*, Vanderbilt University
Michael Mihalik, Vanderbilt University
Steven Tschantz, Vanderbilt University
(100420153)

Saturday March 19, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology and Group Theory, IV
Room 118A, Academic Complex
Organizers:
Jens E. Harlander, Western Kentucky University jens.harlander@wku.edu
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