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Fall Western Sectional Meeting
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
October 2728, 2012 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1085
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras

Saturday October 27, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras, I
Room 202, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Klaus Lux, University of Arizona
Pham Huu Tiep, University of Arizona tiep@math.arizona.edu

8:00 a.m.
Computing with matrix and basic algebras.
Jon F. Carlson*, Univeristy of Georgia
(10852095)

8:30 a.m.
Random generation of finite groups.
Colva M RoneyDougal*, University of St Andrews, Scotland
(108520146)

9:00 a.m.
Testing isomorphism of finite nilpotent groups.
Peter A Brooksbank*, Bucknell University
E A O'Brien, University of Auckland
J B Wilson, Colorado State University
(10852074)

9:30 a.m.
Centralizers and NPcompleteness.
Takunari Miyazaki, Trinity College
James B. Wilson*, Colorado State University
(10852033)

10:00 a.m.
Broué's abelian defect group conjecture holds for the double cover of the HigmanSims sporadic simple group.
Shigeo Koshitani, Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science, Chiba University, Chiba, 2638522, Japan
Jürgen Müller, Lehrstuhl D für Mathematik, RWTH Aachen University, 52062 Aachen, Germany
Felix Noeske*, Lehrstuhl D für Mathematik, RWTH Aachen University, 52062 Aachen, Germany
(108520149)

10:30 a.m.
Algorithms for representation theoretic calculations in finite matrix groups.
Alexander Hulpke*, Colorado State University
(10852026)

Saturday October 27, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras, II
Room 202, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Klaus Lux, University of Arizona
Pham Huu Tiep, University of Arizona tiep@math.arizona.edu

3:00 p.m.
Bounding Extensions for Finite Groups and Frobenius Kernels.
Christopher P. Bendel, University of Wisconsin, Stout
Daniel K. Nakano*, University of Georgia
Brian J. Parshall, University of Virginia
Cornelius Pillen, University of South Alabama
Leonard L. Scott, University of Virginia
David Stewart, University of Oxford
(10852090)

3:30 p.m.
Cartan Invariants for Finite Groups of Lie Type, Defining Characteristic.
Christopher P Bendel, University of WisconsinStout
Daniel K Nakano, University of Georgia
Brian J Parshall, University of Virginia
Cornelius Pillen*, University of South Alabama
Leonard L Scott, University of Virginia
David Stewart, New College, University of Oxford
(10852099)

4:00 p.m.
Dade's Ordinary Conjecture (DOC) for the Finite Special Unitary Groups.
Katherine Anne Bird*, Northeastern Illinois University Chicago
(10852039)

4:30 p.m.
Jordan decomposition and realvalued characters.
Bhama Srinivasan, University of Illinois at Chicago
C. Ryan Vinroot*, College of William and Mary
(108520102)

5:00 p.m.
Restricted Lie algebras with maximal $0$PIM.
Jörg Feldvoss*, University of South Alabama
Salvatore Siciliano, Università del Salento
Thomas Weigel, Università degli Studi di MilanoBicocca
(108517128)

Sunday October 28, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras, III
Room 202, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Klaus Lux, University of Arizona
Pham Huu Tiep, University of Arizona tiep@math.arizona.edu

8:00 a.m.
Standard resolutions for quiver Hecke algebras.
Jonathan Brundan*, University of Oregon
(10851694)

8:30 a.m.
Deformations of permutation representations of Coxeter groups.
Eric M Rains, Caltech
Monica Vazirani*, UC Davis
(10850592)

9:00 a.m.
On the Largest Irreducible Representations of the Finite Unitary Groups.
Amanda A. Schaeffer Fry*, University of Arizona
(108520168)

9:30 a.m.
Hopf structures on characters of unipotent groups.
Marcelo Aguiar, University of Texas A&M
Nantel Bergeron, York University
Nathaniel Thiem*, University of Colorado Boulder
(10852080)

10:00 a.m.
Elementary subalgebras of modular Lie algebras.
Jon F. Carlson, University of Georgia
Eric M. Friedlander, USC
Julia Pevtsova*, University of Washington
(10851698)

10:30 a.m.
On $p$permuntation equivalences of $p$blocks of finite groups.
Robert Boltje*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(108520142)

Sunday October 28, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras, IV
Room 202, Modern Languages
Organizers:
Klaus Lux, University of Arizona
Pham Huu Tiep, University of Arizona tiep@math.arizona.edu
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