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1994 Joint Mathematics Meeting
Cincinnati, OH, January 1215, 1994
Meeting #889
Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS daverman@math.utk.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA ross@math.uoregon.edu
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Topology and Dynamical Systems

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Topology and Dynamical Systems, I

8:30 a.m.
Directions for structurally stable flows on compact surfaces via rotation vectors.
James A. Walsh*, Oberlin College
(8895808)

9:00 a.m.
Periodic points on nilmanifolds.
Peter Wong*, Bates College
(88955280)

9:30 a.m.
Singular index pairs.
Marion Mrozek, Jagiellonian University, Poland
Konstantin Mischaikow, Georgia Institute of Technology
James F. Reineck*, State University of New York, Buffalo
(88958535)

10:00 a.m.
An algorithm for computing Nielsen numbers of surface automorphisms.
Michael R. Kelly*, Loyola University
(88955347)

10:30 a.m.
Induced homomorphisms on homology and continued fraction algorithms.
C. R. Carroll*, University of ParisSud, France
(88958656)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Topology and Dynamical Systems, II

2:15 p.m.
Roots of iterates of maps.
Robert F. Brown, University of California, Los Angeles
Helga Schirmer*, Carleton University
(88955410)

2:45 p.m.
The Conley index and chaos.
Konstantin Mischaikow*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Marion Mrozek, Jagiellonian University, Poland
(88958482)

3:15 p.m.
Nielsen numbers on nilmanifolds and solvmanifolds.
Albain H. Rarivoson*, University of Cincinnati
(88954439)

3:45 p.m.
Morse theory and central configurations in the Nbody problem.
John C. Merkel, III*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(88970462)

4:15 p.m.
Cohomologically symplectic spaces: Toral actions and the Gottlieb group.
G. Lupton, Cleveland State University
J. Oprea*, Cleveland State University
(88958111)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Topology and Dynamical Systems, III

8:30 a.m.
The projective fundamental group of a Z^2shift.
William Geller*, University of California, Berkeley
James Propp, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(88958655)

9:00 a.m.
Addition formulae for Nielsen numbers of fibre preserving maps.
Philip R. Heath*, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Ed Keppelmann, University of Nevada
Peter N.S. Wong, Bates College
(88955109)

9:30 a.m.
Chaos in the cyclic feedback systems.
Tomas Gedeon*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(88934403)

10:00 a.m.
Nilpotent fibrations and LS category.
Barry Jessup*, University of Ottawa
(88955717)

10:30 a.m.
Algebraic techniques in surface dynamics.
Phil Boyland*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(88954630)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Topology and Dynamical Systems, IV

2:15 p.m.
LS category estimates for central configurations in the Nbody problem.
Christopher K. McCord*, University of Cincinnati
(88955221)

2:45 p.m.
Periodic points on solvmanifolds.
Edward Keppelmann*, University of Nevada, Reno
(88955556)

3:15 p.m.
A numerical algorithm for the computation of the Conley index.
Michael Eidenschink*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(88958590)

3:45 p.m.
The torsion of a suspension flow.
Ross Geoghegan*, State University of New York, Binghamton
Andrew Nicos, McMaster University
(88957409)
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