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Second Louisiana-Texas-Topology-Retreat (LTTR) 2007

(co-organized by Oliver Dasbach, Tim Cochran and Shelly Harvey)
Spring 2007
LSU, Baton Rouge

Lockett Hall, Room 237


Program

 

Sat., Feb. 3, 2007

Time

Speaker

Title


9:30 am
Lounge
Math Department
Lockett Hall
3rd Floor


Coffee


10:00 am - 10:50 am

Shelly Harvey
(Rice University)

The n-solvable filtration of the knot and
(string) link concordance groups.

11:00 am - 11:50 pm

Brendan Owens
(LSU)

Gordian distance from slice knots

 

3:00 pm - 3:50 pm

Dan Silver
(University of South Alabama)

Twisted homology and
algebraic dynamics

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm

Scott Baldridge
(LSU)

An exotic CP^2#3CP^2b and other
examples of symplectic 4-manifolds
with small Euler characteristics.

 

7:00 pm

 

PARTY

Sun., Feb. 4, 2007

Time

Speaker

Title


10:00 am
Lounge
Math Department
Lockett Hall
3rd floor

Coffee


10:30 am - 11:20 am

Dan Cohen
(LSU)

Motion planning in tori

11:40 am - 12:30 pm

Keiko Kawamuro
(Rice University)

3-braids and the algebraic
crossing number

Previous LTTRs:

First LTTR: March 25/26, 2006

 

Contact: Oliver Dasbach