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2008 Fall Central Section Meeting
Kalamazoo, MI, October 1719, 2008 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1043
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Computational Group Theory

Friday October 17, 2008, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Computational Group Theory, I
Room 2030, Fetzer Center
Organizers:
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, State University of New York Binghamton menger@math.binghamton.edu
Arturo Magidin, University of LouisianaLafayette magidin@member.ams.org
Robert F. Morse, University of Evansville rfmorse@evansville.edu

2:00 p.m.
A Sharp Bound on the Diameter of the Rubik's Cube Group.
David Letscher*, Saint Louis University
(104320138)

3:00 p.m.
Using nonassociative rings for $p$groups.
James B Wilson*, The Ohio State University
(104320107)

3:30 p.m.
"Geometric" Resolutions of Bieberbach Groups.
Marc Roeder*, National University of Ireland, Galway
(104357168)

4:00 p.m.
Computing homological functors of polycyclic groups.
Robert Fitzgerald Morse*, University of Evansville
(104320144)

4:30 p.m.
On the Covering Number of Small Alternating Groups.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, State University of New York at Binghamton
Joanne L Redden*, Elmira College
(104320143)

5:00 p.m.
A new classification of $2$generated $p$groups of class $2$.
Arturo Magidin*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Robert F Morse, University of Evansville
Azhana Ahmad, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
(10432068)

Saturday October 18, 2008, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Group Theory, II
Room 2030, Fetzer Center
Organizers:
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, State University of New York Binghamton menger@math.binghamton.edu
Arturo Magidin, University of LouisianaLafayette magidin@member.ams.org
Robert F. Morse, University of Evansville rfmorse@evansville.edu

8:30 a.m.
Extremely primitive groups.
Tim Burness, University of Southhampton, United Kingdom
Avinoam Mann, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
Cheryl Praeger, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Australia
Ákos Seress*, The Ohio State University
(104320112)

9:30 a.m.
Computer Algebra in Undergraduate Algebra Courses.
Alexander Hulpke*, Colorado State University
(104300116)

10:00 a.m.
Recent progress on nonabelian tensor squares of groups.
Russell D Blyth*, Saint Louis University
(104320169)

10:30 a.m.
Finite groups have short rewriting systems.
Jack Schmidt*, University of Kentucky
(10432098)

11:00 a.m.
Groups of minimal order such that for given n the $n$th powers of elements do not form a subgroup.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, SUNY at Binghamton
Gabriela Mendoza*, Riverside Community College
(10432037)

Saturday October 18, 2008, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Computational Group Theory, III
Room 2030, Fetzer Center
Organizers:
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, State University of New York Binghamton menger@math.binghamton.edu
Arturo Magidin, University of LouisianaLafayette magidin@member.ams.org
Robert F. Morse, University of Evansville rfmorse@evansville.edu

Sunday October 19, 2008, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Group Theory, IV
Room 2030, Fetzer Center
Organizers:
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, State University of New York Binghamton menger@math.binghamton.edu
Arturo Magidin, University of LouisianaLafayette magidin@member.ams.org
Robert F. Morse, University of Evansville rfmorse@evansville.edu

9:00 a.m.
Constructing the group preserving a system of forms.
Peter A Brooksbank*, Bucknell University
James B Wilson, The Ohio State University
(104320145)

10:00 a.m.
An Example of Counting Generators in Finite Groups.
Bret Jordan Benesh*, College of St. Benedict/St. John's University
(104320189)

10:30 a.m.
GAP package AutomGrp for computations in groups and semigroups generated by automata and its applications.
Dmytro M Savchuk*, Texas A&M University
Yevgen V Muntyan, Texas A&M University
(104320152)

11:00 a.m.
Metabelian groups with all cyclic subgroups nsubnormal having all subgroups subnormal.
David J. Garrison*, Lockheed Martin
(10432087)

11:30 a.m.
Minimal groups with isomorphic tables of marks.
Alberto Gerardo RaggiCardenas, UNAM Morelia, Mexico
Eder VieyraSanchez, UMSNH, Morelia, Mexico
Luis ValeroElizondo*, UMSNH, Morelia, Mexico
(10432015)
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