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2012 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
George Washington University, Washington, DC
March 1718, 2012 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1080
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Special Session on Homology Theories Motivated by Knot Theory

Saturday March 17, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Homology Theories Motivated by Knot Theory, I
Room 113, Monroe Hall Organizers: Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu Radmila Sazdanovic, University of Pennsylvania Alexander N. Shumakovitch, George Washington University Hao Wu, George Washington University

Saturday March 17, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Homology Theories Motivated by Knot Theory, II
Room 113, Monroe Hall Organizers: Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu Radmila Sazdanovic, University of Pennsylvania Alexander N. Shumakovitch, George Washington University Hao Wu, George Washington University

1:30 p.m.
Diagrammatical algebra.
Mikhail Khovanov*, Department of Mathematics, Columbia University
(108081335)

2:00 p.m.
Diagram algebras in Khovanov and Heegaard Floertype homology theories.
Denis Auroux, University of California, Berkeley
J. Elisenda Grigsby, Boston College
Stephan M. Wehrli*, Syracuse University
(108057254)

2:30 p.m.
Khovanov homology for virtual knots.
Heather A Dye*, McKendree University
Louis Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago
Aaron Kaestner, North Park University
(108057120)

3:00 p.m.
Duality aspects of Khovanov homology.
Oleg Viro*, Stony Brook University
(108057370)

3:30 p.m.
The Pure Virtual Braid Group is Quadratic.
Peter Lee*, University of Toronto
(108054144)

4:00 p.m.
Picture TQFTs, categorification, and localization.
Benjamin Cooper, University of Virginia
Slava Krushkal*, University of Virginia
(108057223)

Sunday March 18, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homology Theories Motivated by Knot Theory, III
Room 113, Monroe Hall Organizers: Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu Radmila Sazdanovic, University of Pennsylvania Alexander N. Shumakovitch, George Washington University Hao Wu, George Washington University

8:30 a.m.
Classical theta functions in a quantum group perspective.
Razvan Gelca*, Texas Tech University
(108081257)

9:00 a.m.
Quantum representations of the mapping class group.
Michael Fitzpatrick, Department of Mathematics, The University of Iowa
Charles D Frohman, Department of Mathematics, The University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, Division of Mathematical Sciences, National Science Foundation
(108057260)

9:30 a.m.
On minimal generating sets of skein modules.
Uwe Kaiser*, Boise State University
(108057302)

10:00 a.m.
The TuraevViro Endomorphism and the Jones Polynomial.
Xuanting Cai, Louisiana State University
Patrick M Gilmer*, Louisiana State University
(108057265)

10:30 a.m.
Combinatorial Legendrian Contact Homology in Contact Seifert Fibered Spaces.
Joan E. Licata*, Institute for Advanced Study / Australian National University
Joshua M. Sabloff, Haverford College
(108057208)

Sunday March 18, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homology Theories Motivated by Knot Theory, IV
Room 113, Monroe Hall Organizers: Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu Radmila Sazdanovic, University of Pennsylvania Alexander N. Shumakovitch, George Washington University Hao Wu, George Washington University

3:00 p.m.
Extending the Dehn quandle to shears and foliations on the torus.
Reza Chamanara, Brooklyn College, CUNY
Jun Hu, Brooklyn College CUNY
Joel Zablow*, Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus
(10805741)

3:30 p.m.
Connected quandles associated with pointed abelian groups.
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
W. Edwin Clark, USF
Mohamed Elhamdadi, USF
Xiangdong Hou, USF
Timothy Yeatman, USF
(108057243)

4:00 p.m.
Hom Quandles.
Alissa S. Crans*, Loyola Marymount University
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College
Louis H. Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago
(108057110)

4:30 p.m.
MayerVietoris sequence for homology of multispindles.
Krzysztof K Putyra*, Columbia University
Jozef H Przytycki, George Washington University and Gdansk University
(108018375)
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