Singularity theory from geometric viewpoints

June 3 -- 6, 2008
Kyushu University (Hakozaki Campus), Japan



Program (pdf file)
Abstracts (pdf file)

June 3(Tuesday)
13:00 - 13:45Atsuko Katanaga(Shikoku Gakuin University)
The links of particular hypersurface simple K 3 singularities
14:00 - 15:00 Noboru Ito(Waseda University)
On finite type invariants for immersed curves on surfaces and their categorification
15:30 - 16:30Tomonori Fukunaga(Hokkaido University)
Topology of phrases and its applications to geometry
16:45 - 17:45Takayuki Nagai(Hokkaido University)
The singularities of Gauss maps of hypersurfaces in Euclidean n-sphere

June 4(Wednesday)
9:30 - 10:30Kentaro Saji(Gifu University)
Criteria for singularities of the maps from the plane into the plane and their applications
10:45 - 11:45András Szűcs (Eötvös Loránd University)
Classifying spaces in singularity theory
13:15 - 14:15Tetsuhiro Moriyama(Institut Fourier)
An invariant of embeddings of 3-manifolds in 6-manifolds and Milnor's triple linking number
14:30 - 15:30Liang Chen(North East Normal University/Hokkaido University)
On timelike surfaces in Anti de Sitter 3-space
16:00 - 17:00Masaki Kasedou(Hokkaido University)
Spacelike submanifolds with codimension 2 in de Sitter space

June 5(Thusday)
9:30 - 10:30Sachiko Saito(Hokkaido University of Education)
Curves with one non-degenerate double point on the Hirzebruch surface F4
10:45 - 11:45Shin Satoh(Kobe University)
Triviality of 2-knot with one or two sheets
13:15 - 14:15R. İnanç Baykur(Max Planck Institut for Mathematics)
Generalizations of symplectic structures and Lefschetz fibrations
14:30 - 15:30András Szűcs (Eötvös Loránd University)
Immersion groups of homotopy spheres
16:00 - 17:00Hirofumi Sasahira(The University of Tokyo)
Floer homology for 2-torsion instanton invariant

June 6(Friday)
9:30 - 10:30Tadayuki Watanabe(The University of Tokyo)
Vassiliev type resolution of singular fibers and diffeomorphism groups
10:45 - 11:30Mahito Kobayashi(Akita University)
Spines and planar portraits of manifolds
11:45 - 12:30Rustam Sadykov (Max Planck Institute for Mathematics)
Stable characteristic classes of manifold bundles

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Rigakubu Dai-Kaigishitu
(situated between Buildings no.1 & no.2 of the Faculty of Science,
Kyushu University, Hakozaki Campus, Fukuoka)
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Links and related conferences

Faculty of Mathematics, Kyushu University

Singularity Theory -- Local vs Global (June 2006, Yamaguchi University)

Invariants in Singularity (June 2005, Kinki University)

Singularity Theory Working Days in Hakodate (October 2004, Sanrifure Hakodate)


Osamu Saeki (Kyushu University)
e-mail: saeki**

Minoru Yamamoto (Kurume National College of Technology)
e-mail: minomoto**

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