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1997 Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Diego, CA, January 811, 1997
Meeting #918
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Donovan H Van Osdol, MAA dv@christa.unh.edu
AMS Special Session on Spectral Geometry for Noncompact Manifolds

Friday January 10, 1997, 1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Spectral Geometry for Noncompact Manifolds, I
Organizers:
Leonid Friedlander, University of Arizona friedlan@math.arizona.edu
Mikhail A. Shubin, Northeastern University shubin@neu.edu

1:00 p.m.
The spectral geometry of Riemannian submersions
Peter B. Gilkey*, University of Oregon
John V. Leahy, University of Oregon
JeongHyeong Park, Honam University
(9185817)

1:40 p.m.
Spectral Asymptotics of Toeplitz Operators on Manifolds
V. Guillemin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kate Okikiolu*, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla
(918351369)

2:20 p.m.
Bounded and $L^2$ Harmonic Forms on Universal Covers
K. D. Elworthy, University of Warwick
XueMei Li, University of Connecticut
Steven Rosenberg*, Boston University
(918581279)

3:00 p.m.
The eta invariant, connective Ktheory, and manifolds of positive scalar curvature
Egidio BarreraYanez*, University of Oregon
(918581540)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Spectral Geometry for Noncompact Manifolds, II
Organizers:
Leonid Friedlander, University of Arizona friedlan@math.arizona.edu
Mikhail A. Shubin, Northeastern University shubin@neu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Scattering theory and deformations of hyperbolic manifolds
David Borthwick*, University of California, Berkeley
(91858498)

8:40 a.m.
Short geodesics and large eigenvalues on hyperbolic surfaces.
Christopher M Judge*, Indiana University
(91853843)

9:20 a.m.
The Weyl upper bound on the discrete spectrum and the trace class conjecture for arithmetic subgroups
Lizhen Ji*, University of Michigan
(91822191)

10:00 a.m.
Thom isomorphism via HodgeWitten theory.
Igor P. Prokhorenkov*, Rice University
(9185845)

10:30 a.m.
The Heat Kernel Weighted Hodge Laplacian on Noncompact Manifolds
Edward L Bueler*, Cornell University
(9185860)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Spectral Geometry for Noncompact Manifolds, III
Organizers:
Leonid Friedlander, University of Arizona friedlan@math.arizona.edu
Mikhail A. Shubin, Northeastern University shubin@neu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Analytic Torsion and Topology of Diffeomorphism Groups
John W Lott*, University of Michigan
(91858152)

1:40 p.m.
Relative $L_2$torsion for manifolds with boundary.
Dan Burghelea*, Ohio State University
Leonid Friedlander, University of Arizona
Thomas Kappeler, Ohio State University
(918581008)

2:20 p.m.
Appoximating Von Neumann invariants of covering spaces.
Varghese Mathai*, University of Adelaide
(91858128)

3:00 p.m.
The cohomology of the remote fiber of a real polynomial map.
Maxim Braverman*, Ohio State University
Alexander Braverman, TelAviv University
(91858833)

3:40 p.m.
Multiplicative Index Theorem
Jerome Kaminker*, IUPUI
(918581313)
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