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1989 Fall Far West Sectional Meeting
Los Angeles, CA, November 1819, 1989
Meeting #853
Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS
lwsmall@ucsd.edu
Sunday November 19, 1989

Sunday November 19, 1989, 8:00 a.m.8:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Methods in Combinatorial Group Theory, IV
Room 5118, Mathematical Sciences Building

8:00 a.m.
lambda_1, diameter, and injectivity radius of manifolds and of graphs.
Robert Brooks*, University of Southern California
(8535805)

8:30 a.m.
Nonpositive curvature in piecewise Euclidean complexes.
Martin R. Bridson*, Cornell University
(8532051)

Sunday November 19, 1989, 8:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quadratic Forms and Simple Algebras, IV
Room 5117, Mathematical Sciences Building

8:00 a.m.
Brauer Hilbertian fields.
Burton Fein, Oregon State University
David Saltman*, University of Texas, Austin
Murray Schacher, University of California, Los Angeles
(8531209)

8:30 a.m.
Higher level orders and holomorphy rings in skew fields.
Victoria Powers*, Emory University
(8531249)

Sunday November 19, 1989, 8:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMS Session on I
Room 5138, Mathematical Sciences Building

8:00 a.m.
Boundary localization of the normal family of holomorphic mappings.
E. B. Lin*, University of Toledo
(8533255)

8:20 a.m.
On orthogonality of Legendre's polynomials via its generating function.
Sadanand Verma*, University of Nevada
(8533356)

8:40 a.m.
Success runs in Markov chains.
Anant P. Godbole*, Michigan Technological University
(8536019)

Sunday November 19, 1989, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Galois groups and rational division algebras.
Room 4000, Mathematical Sciences Building
Burton I. Fein*, Oregon State University
(8531220)

Sunday November 19, 1989, 10:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Methods in Combinatorial Group Theory, V
Room 5118, Mathematical Sciences Building

10:00 a.m.
Combings of groups.
Juan M. Alonso*, Cornell University
(8532044)

10:30 a.m.
The domino problem, hyperbolic geometry and the logic of Fuchsian groups.
Paul E. Schupp*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8533042)

Sunday November 19, 1989, 10:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Session on II
Room 5138, Mathematical Sciences Building

10:00 a.m.
A local direct theorem for a Bernsteintype approximation process.
Yegnaseshan Sitaraman*, Kentucky Wesleyan College
(8534139)

10:20 a.m.
Heron's problem in the Minkowski plane.
Mostafa Ghandehari*, Naval Postgraduate School
(8535201)

10:40 a.m.
Transforms of support functions.
Mostafa Ghandehari, Naval Postgraduate School
Christopher P. Sagovac*, Naval Postgraduate School
(8535246)

11:00 a.m.
Global convolution operations in binary algebras.
C. R. Giardina*, City College, City University of New York
(8539345)

11:20 a.m.
On the equivalence of laws in trigonometry.
Tony S. Verma*, Clark High School and University of Nevada
Tonia S. Verma, Clark High School and University of Nevada
(8539857)

Sunday November 19, 1989, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Nilpotent orbits and the Weyl group.
Room 4000, Mathematical Sciences Building
Nicolas Spaltenstein*, University of Oregon
(8532258)

Sunday November 19, 1989, 2:00 p.m.3:25 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Methods in Combinatorial Group Theory, VI
Room 5118, Mathematical Sciences Building

2:00 p.m.
Negatively curved groups.
Daryl Cooper*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(8532024)

2:30 p.m.
Homology of certain Artin groups.
Kay Tatsuoka*, Rutgers University, Newark
(8535743)

3:00 p.m.
Algebraic analysis of groups Ftype.
Benjamin Fine*, Fairfield University
Gerhard Rosenberger, Universit\"at Dortmund, Federal Republic of Germany
(8532027)

Sunday November 19, 1989, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quadratic Forms and Simple Algebras, V
Room 5117, Mathematical Sciences Building

2:00 p.m.
Some recent developments in the theory of function fields of quadratic forms.
T.Y. Lam*, University of California, Berkeley
(8531250)

3:00 p.m.
uinvariants in characteristic 2.
P. Mammone, Universit\'e de Mons, Belgium
R. Moresi, CERFIM, Switzerland
J. P. Tignol, Universit\'e Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
A. R. Wadsworth*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(8531238)
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