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1991 Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Francisco, CA, January 1619, 1991
Meeting #863
Associate secretaries:
Andy R Magid, AMS amagid@ou.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA ross@math.uoregon.edu
AMS Special Session on C*algebras and Noncommutative Topology

Wednesday January 16, 1991, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on C*algebras and Noncommutative Topology, I

7:00 a.m.
Transverse index and KKtheory for Riemannian foliations.
James Heitsch, University of Illinois, Chicago
Steven Hurder*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(8635863)

7:30 a.m.
An excision free Chern character for psumable quasihomomorphisms.
Victor Nistor*, University of California, Berkeley
(86346510)

8:00 a.m.
Representations of dense subalgebras of C*algebras with applications to spectral invariance.
Larry B. Schweitzer*, University of California, Berkeley
(86346107)

8:30 a.m.
Reduction of topological stable rank in inductive limits of C*algebras.
Marius Dadarlat, University of California, Los Angeles
Gabriel Nagy*, University of California, Berkeley
Andras Nemethi, INCREST, Romania
Cornel Pasnicu, INCREST, Romania
(86346503)

9:00 a.m.
C*algebras and Fuchsian groups.
John S. Spielberg*, Arizona State University
(86346872)

9:30 a.m.
C*algebras associated to twostep nilpotent groups.
Judith A. Packer*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(86346509)

Wednesday January 16, 1991, 1:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on C*algebras and Noncommutative Topology, II

1:15 p.m.
Generalizations of the Weylvon Neumann theorem.
Lawrence G. Brown*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(86346502)

1:45 p.m.
On the classification of C*algebras of real rank zero
George A. Elliott*, University of Toronto, and Mathematics Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark
(86346847)

2:15 p.m.
Certain C*algebras of real rank zero and their multiplier algebras.
Shuang Zhang*, University of Cincinnati
(86346637)

2:45 p.m.
Approximation of unitaries by unitaries with finite spectrum.
N. Christopher Phillips*, University of Oregon
(86346219)

3:15 p.m.
Almost commuting projections.
Alexander Kumjian*, University of Nevada, Reno
(86346785)

3:45 p.m.
Almost commuting unitaries.
ManDuen Choi*, University of Toronto
(8634647)

4:15 p.m.
Reduction of real rank in inductive limits of C*algebras.
Ola Bratteli*, University of Trondheim, Norway
(86346402)

4:45 p.m.
Which C*algebras have *regular coordinates?
K. R. Goodearl*, University of Utah
(86346106)

Thursday January 17, 1991, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on C*algebras and Noncommutative Topology, III

7:00 a.m.
Topological invariants associated with the spectrum of crossed products.
Iain Raeburn, University of New South Wales, Australia
Dana P. Williams*, Dartmouth College
(86346245)

7:30 a.m.
Groups, graphs, and operator algebras.
William L. Paschke*, University of Kansas
(86346165)

8:00 a.m.
AFalgebras and dynamical systems.
Richard H. Herman*, University of Maryland, College Park
Ian Putnam, Dalhousie University
Christian Skau, University of Trondheim, Norway
(86346857)

8:30 a.m.
C*algebras generated by stable relations.
Terry A. Loring*, University of New Mexico
(86346193)

9:00 a.m.
Equivariant orderd K_otheory of product actions of compact groups.
David Handelman*, University of Ottawa
(86346776)

9:30 a.m.
A suspension therorem for homogeneous C*algebras.
M. Dadarlat*, University of California, Los Angeles
(86346544)
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