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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 Finsler Geometry

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:20 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Finsler Geometry, I
Organizers:
David Bao, University of Houston bao@math.uh.edu
S. S. Chern, University of California, Berkeley
Zhongmin Shen, Indiana UnivPurdue Univ at Indianapolis

8:20 a.m.
Rigidity Problems in Finsler Geometry
Patrick Foulon*,
(91853179)

9:00 a.m.
On Mathieu transformations and Wagner spaces
Peter Antonelli*,
(91853174)

9:40 a.m.
The Lichnerowicz formula on Finsler spaces
Frank Flaherty*,
(91853178)

10:20 a.m.
Finsler Geometry as a problem in Control Theory
Robert Gardner*,
(91853180)

Friday January 10, 1997, 1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Finsler Geometry, II
Organizers:
David Bao, University of Houston bao@math.uh.edu
S. S. Chern, University of California, Berkeley
Zhongmin Shen, Indiana UnivPurdue Univ at Indianapolis

1:00 p.m.
On the Lduality between Lagrange and Hamilton manifolds
Hideo Shimada*,
(91853181)

1:40 p.m.
On a Finsler manifold with ($\alpha$, $\beta$)metric
Masao Hashiguchi*,
(91853182)

2:20 p.m.
LorentzianFinsler manifolds and causality
John K. Beem*,
(91853175)

3:00 p.m.
Explicit calculation of the Kobayashi metric on a class of Reinhardt domains
Steven Krantz*,
(91853184)

3:40 p.m.
The FourNormals Theorem and Beyond
Alan McRae*,
(91853186)

4:20 p.m.
Holonomy groups of Landsberg manifolds
Laszlo Kozma*,
(91853183)

5:00 p.m.
Laplacians for Finsler spaces
Paul Centore*,
(91853177)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Finsler Geometry, III
Organizers:
David Bao, University of Houston bao@math.uh.edu
S. S. Chern, University of California, Berkeley
Zhongmin Shen, Indiana UnivPurdue Univ at Indianapolis

8:00 a.m.
A Finiteness Theorem of Harmonic Maps into Hilbert Grassmannians
Rodrigo P Gomez*,
(91858139)

8:40 a.m.
The Geometrization of Elliptic Complices
Bradley C. Lackey*,
(91853185)

9:20 a.m.
New examples of constant curvature Finsler structures on the 2sphere
Robert Bryant*,
(91853176)

10:00 a.m.
Some remarks on Finsler Geometry
S.S. Chern*,
(91853221)

10:30 a.m.
Some rigidity problems on Finsler surfaces
David Bao*, University of Houston
(91853219)

10:40 a.m.
Some rigidity problems on Finsler surfaces
Zhongmin Shen*, I.U.P.U.I.
(91853220)
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