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Benjamin Fine
Professor of Mathematics



Contact Information

Benjamin Fine Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Fairfield University
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield CT 06430-5195

Voice mail - 203-254-4000 Extension 2197
FAX 203-254-4126
Office: Bannow 14
email: fine@fairfield.edu

BACKGROUND


FIELDS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE, ON-GOING RESEARCH:
Structure of Bianchi Groups by Class Number - with K. Kingston Algebraic Properties of Fuchsian Groups and Groups of F-type - with G. Rosenberger Linear Representations of Virtually Free Groups - with G. Rosenberger Commutative Transitive and other Properties Related to Residual Freeness in Groups - with A.Gaglione, G. Rosenberger and D. Spellman Amalgam Decompositions of One-Relator Groups - with Ada Peluso Trace Classes and Quadratic Forms in the Modular Group Evaluating Quality Control and Forecasting Procedures Evaluating Statistical Methodology in Needle Manufacture - with J.S. Prasad
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
American Mathematical Society
Mathematical Association of America
American Society for Quality Control
American Statistical Society

MEETINGS ATTENDED:
MANUSCRIPTS SUBMITTED:

PAPERS RECENTLY PRESENTED:

1. "On the Freiheittsaatz and Generalizations" - Lectures presented at Universitat Dortmund - November 1995 - Invited speaker
2. "One-Relator Products of Cyclics" - presented at Universitat Dortmund - November 1995 - Invited speaker
3. "Statistics as an Art Form" - invited main speaker - MATYCONN Conference - October 1995
4. "Test Elements, Almost Primitivity and Automorphisms in Free Groups" - AMS Sepcial Session of Geometric Group Theory - LSU - April 1996

PUBLICATIONS:

1."Groups Which Admit Essentially Faithful Representations" - with Gerhard Rosenberger - New Zealand Journal of Mathematics,Vol. 25, 1996 ,1-7
2. "Nielsen Transformations and Applications: A Survey" - with G . Rosenberger and M. Stille - In: Groups Korea 1994 Kim/Johnson Eds. DeGruyter 1995 Pgs.69-105
3. "The Isomorphism Problem for a Class of Para-free groups " - with G. Rosenberger and M. Stille - accepted 1996 - Proceedings of the Edinburgh Math. Soc.
4. "The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra" - book - with G.Rosenberger - in press- Springer-Verlag
6. "Test Elements, Almost Primitivity and Automorphisms" - with N.Isermann , G. Rosenberger and D. Spellman - Notices of the AMS - April 1996
MEETINGS ATTENDED:

New York Group Theory Seminar - Weekly
American Math Society Meeting - Baton Rouge - April 1996
COMMUNITY ACTIVITY: MEETINGS ATTENDED:

New York Group Theory Seminar - Weekly
American Math Society Meeting - Baton Rouge - April 1996
COMMUNITY ACTIVITY:

Swim Coach - Darien Special Olympics
Weight-Lifting Coach
OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES:


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