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1999 Spring Central Section Meeting
Urbana, IL, March 1821, 1999
Meeting #941
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Sunday March 21, 1999

Sunday March 21, 1999, 8:30 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Elementary and Analytic Number Theory, V
Room 245, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Harold G. Diamond, University of Illinois, Urbana diamond@math.uiuc.edu
A. J. Hildebrand, University of Illinois, Urbana hildebr@math.uiuc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Elementary Methods And Effective Results For Twin Primes.
Kent D. Boklan*, Baltimore, Maryland
(94111356)

9:00 a.m.
Nested Series and Iterated Integrals.
David M. Bradley*, University of Maine
(94111101)

9:30 a.m.
The partition function modulo N.
Scott D. Ahlgren*, Penn State University
(94111265)

10:00 a.m.
Gap Unification Theory: Comments on the Treatment of Partitions Via Their Gaps.
Dennis A. Eichhorn*, University of Illinois
(94111193)

10:30 a.m.
Computing 134 million coefficients of a series.
Dennis Eichhorn, U. of IL UrbanaChampaign
William F Galway*, U. of IL UrbanaChampaign
James A Sellers, Cedarville College
(94111340)

11:00 a.m.
New relations between the rank and the crank of partitions.
Frank G. Garvan*, University of Florida
(94111283)

11:30 a.m.
Algorithmic Solution of Thue Equations.
Robert F. Tichy*, Technical University Graz, Department of Mathematics
(9411164)

12:00 p.m.
Smooth Approximations to the Riemann Zeta Function.
Eugenio P. Balanzario*, Instituto de Matem\'aticas
(94111362)

Sunday March 21, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Diophantine Equations, Inequalities and Related Arithmetic Problems, V
Room 143, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Michael Bennett, University of Illinois, Urbana mabennett@math.uiuc.edu
Trevor Wooley, University of Michigan wooley@math.lsa.umich.edu

8:30 a.m.
On the central derivative of certain Hecke Lseries.
Tonghai Yang*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(94111361)

9:00 a.m.
Siegel modular forms, Hecke operators and theta series.
Lynne H Walling*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(94111186)

9:30 a.m.
Cantor sets and numbers with small partial quotients.
Stephen J. Astels*, University of Waterloo
(94111274)

10:00 a.m.
Equivariant compactifications of vector groups and heights.
Yuri Tschinkel*, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
(94111154)

10:30 a.m.
The BrauerManin Obstruction for Curves.
Victor Scharaschkin*, University of Michigan
(9411138)

Sunday March 21, 1999, 8:45 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Optimization Problems in Geometry, III
Room 447, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Robert Kusner, University of Massachusetts, Amherst kusner@math.umass.edu
John M. Sullivan, University of Illinois, Urbana jms@math.uiuc.edu

9:30 a.m.
Optimal Contact Structures.
Jason H. Cantarella*, University of Pennsylvania
(94151353)

10:15 a.m.
The optimal domains with leastperimeter and given area in surfaces of variable curvature .
Jianguo Cao*, University of Notre Dame
(9415382)

Sunday March 21, 1999, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Galois Representations, V
Room 141, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Nigel Boston, University of IllinoisUrbana boston@math.uiuc.edu
Michael Larsen, University of Missouri larsen@math.missouri.edu

9:00 a.m.
Finite subgroups of ${\rm GL}_n$ and applications to Galois representations.
Michael J Larsen, Indiana University
Richard Pink*, Mannheim University
(94111251)

9:45 a.m.
Galois Representations Ramified only at a Single Small Prime.
Sharon A Brueggeman*, Univ. of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(94111336)

10:15 a.m.
The unramified FontaineMazur conjecture.
Nigel Boston*, Univ of Illinois
(94111289)

Sunday March 21, 1999, 9:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry and Topology, IV
Room 145, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Eugene M. Lerman, University of IllinoisUrbana lerman@math.uiuc.edu
Susan Tolman, University of IllinoisUrbana stolman@math.uiuc.edu

9:00 a.m.
localization for group valued equivariant cohomology .
Eckhard Meinrenken*, University of Toronto
(94153256)

10:00 a.m.
Singular Lagrangian fibrations, Preliminary report.
NaiChung Conan Leung, University of Minnesota
Margaret F Symington*, University of Texas at Austin
(94157246)

11:00 a.m.
Moduli spaces of flat connections on Riemann surfaces.
Lisa C. Jeffrey*, University of Toronto
(94158180)

Sunday March 21, 1999, 9:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, V
Room 243, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Douglas B. West, University of Illinois, Urbana west@math.uiuc.edu

9:30 a.m.
Independent sets and spanning trees with many leaves.
Jerrold R. Griggs*, University of South Carolina
(94105159)

10:00 a.m.
Two simultaneous coloring problems.
Yue Y Zhao*, Benedict College
(9410586)

10:30 a.m.
Generalized list coloring of planar and outerplanar graphs.
Glenn G. Chappell*, Southeast Missouri State University
(94105286)

11:00 a.m.
The subchromatic number of a graph.
Chris M Hartman*, University of Alaska Fairbanks
(94105187)

11:30 a.m.
Collision and Percolation.
Peter Winkler*, Lucent Technologies
(9410546)

Sunday March 21, 1999, 9:30 a.m.12:45 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic KTheory (and the 5th Annual Great Lakes KTheory Conference), II
Room 347, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Daniel Grayson, University of IllinoisUrbana dan@math.uiuc.edu
Randy McCarthy, University of IllinoisUrbana randy@math.uiuc.edu

9:30 a.m.
Mixed Tate Motives with Finite Coefficients and the Koszulity Conjecture.
Leonid Positselski*, Institute for Advanced Study
(94119120)

10:45 a.m.
The Chern character in equivariant Khomology.
Peter Schneider*, Westf\"alische WilhelmsUniversit\"at M\"unster, and University of Illinois at Chicago
(94119121)

12:00 p.m.
Nonarchimedean Arakelov theory.
Christophe Soul\'e*, CNRS and IHES
(94119119)
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