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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Washington, DC, January 58, 2009 (Monday  Thursday)
Meeting #1046
Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
AMS Special Session on Convex and Discrete Geometry

Monday January 5, 2009, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Convex and Discrete Geometry, I
Balcony B, Mezzanine Level, Marriott
Organizers:
Wlodzimierz Kuperberg, Auburn University
Valeriu Soltan, George Mason University vsoltan@gmu.edu

2:15 p.m.
General affine surface areas.
Monika Ludwig*, Polytechnic Institute of New York University
(1046521252)

2:45 p.m.
Finite Sets as Complements of Finite Unions of Convex Sets.
Jim Lawrence, George Mason University
Walter Morris*, George Mason University
(104652643)

3:15 p.m.
Generalized Averages of Section and Projection Functions.
Paul R. Goodey, University of Oklahoma
Wolfgang Weil*, University of Karlsruhe
(104652586)

3:45 p.m.
On Orthogonal Chords in Minkowski Spaces.
Javier Alonso, University of Extremadura, Spain
Horst Martini, University of Technology Chemnitz, Germany
Zokhrab Mustafaev*, University of HoustonClear Lake, USA
(104652192)

4:15 p.m.
Special convex sets in normed linear spaces.
Horst Martini*, University of Technology, Chemnitz, Germany
(104652151)

4:45 p.m.
Outer linear measure of connected sets via Steiner trees.
Konrad J Swanepoel*, Chemnitz University of Technology
(104628119)

5:15 p.m.
Convex polytopes with abelian vertextransitive symmetry.
Jim Lawrence*, George Mason University
(1046521257)

5:45 p.m.
Class Preserving Dissections of Convex Polygons.
Dan Ismailescu*, Hofstra University
(1046521692)

Tuesday January 6, 2009, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Convex and Discrete Geometry, II
Balcony B, Mezzanine Level, Marriott
Organizers:
Wlodzimierz Kuperberg, Auburn University
Valeriu Soltan, George Mason University vsoltan@gmu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Blocking numbers for $l_p$ balls in three dimensions.
David G Larman*, University College London
(104652576)

1:30 p.m.
On the Hadwiger numbers of topological disks.
Zsolt Langi*, Budapest University of Technology, Budapest, Hungary
(104652608)

2:00 p.m.
On partial coverings of convex bodies by planks.
Karoly Bezdek*, University of Calgary
(1046521527)

2:30 p.m.
Extremal Coin Graphs in the Euclidean Plane.
Geir Agnarsson, George Mason University
Jill Bigley Dunham*, George Mason University
(104605371)

3:00 p.m.
Shortest path among circles.
Gábor Fejes Tóth*, Rényi Institute, Budapest
(1046521143)

3:30 p.m.
On Covering a Convex Set with Its Smaller Copies.
Marton Naszodi*, University of Alberta
(1046521767)

4:00 p.m.
On a new proof of the Malfatti's problem.
Andras Bezdek*, Auburn Univ and Renyi Inst. of the Hungarian Acad. of Sci., Budapest, Hungary
Jan P. Boronski, Auburn University
Wesley Brown, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Braxton Carrigan, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Matt Noble, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
(1046521395)
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