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1990 Fall Central Section Meeting
Denton, TX, November 23, 1990
Meeting #861
Associate secretaries: Andy R Magid, AMS amagid@ou.edu
Friday November 2, 1990

Friday November 2, 1990, 7:30 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Inequalities and Convex Bodies, I
Room 412, University Union Building

7:30 a.m.
Geometric inequalities governing multiplicative estimates and integral maximum principles in nonlinear elliptic boundary value problems.
Ilya J. Bakelman*, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
(8613513)

8:00 a.m.
Qualitative behavior of solutions to a system of partial differential equations from nonlinear elasticity.
Patricia Bauman*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Nicholas Owen, The University of Sheffield, England
Daniel Phillips, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8613525)

8:30 a.m.
The Weyl problem for surfaces of nonnegative curvature.
Joseph Iaia*, University of Pennsylvania
(8613514)

9:00 a.m.
On a family of torsional creep problems.
Bernhard Kawohl*, University of Heidelberg, Federal Republic of Germany
(8613504)

9:30 a.m.
Singularities and the conformal scalar curvature equation.
Robert C. McOwen*, Northeastern University
(8613515)

Friday November 2, 1990, 7:30 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Probability Theory of Patterns and Runs, I
Room 415, University Union Building

7:30 a.m.
Moving average representations in prediction theory.
Jay Rothman*, University of Colorado, Denver
(86160184)

8:00 a.m.
Distribution of periods and frequencies of runs in binary sequences.
Solomon W. Golomb*, University of Southern California
(86160185)

8:30 a.m.
Probabilistic analysis of some problems in molecular genetics.
Betty Tang*, Arizona State University
(86160108)

9:00 a.m.
Exchangeability in the conditional distribution theory of runs.
Eugene F. Schuster*, University of Texas, El Paso
(86160115)

9:30 a.m.
Some limit theorems on distributional patterns of balls in urns.
MingYing Leung*, University of Texas, San Antonio
(86160103)

Friday November 2, 1990, 7:30 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 418, University Union Building

7:30 a.m.
Homotopy limits in general (co)fibration categories.
Jerome William Hoffman*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(86155147)

8:00 a.m.
Goppa codes and Weierstrass gaps.
Robert F. Lax*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(8611439)

8:30 a.m.
Periods of mixed cusp forms.
Min Ho Lee*, University of Northern Iowa
(8611138)

9:00 a.m.
A beginner's guide to Persson diagrams.
Charles F. Schwartz*, Rider College
William L. Hoyt, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(86114182)

9:30 a.m.
Nef cotangent bundles of branched coverings.
Michael J. Spurr*, East Carolina University
(86114142)

Friday November 2, 1990, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Banach SpacesFunctional Analysis, I
Gold Eagle Suite B, University Union Building

8:00 a.m.
On the complemented subspaces of X_p.
Dale E. Alspach*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(8614670)

8:30 a.m.
Regular and DunfordPettis operators on L_1.
Kevin T. Andrews*, Oakland University
(8614784)

9:00 a.m.
The Vitali integral convergence theorem and uniform absolute continuity.
Elizabeth M. Bator*, University of North Texas
Russell G. Bilyeu, University of North Texas
Paul Lewis, University of North Texas
(8614674)

9:30 a.m.
An arbitrarily distortable space.
Thomas Schlumprecht*, University of Texas, Austin
(8614683)

Friday November 2, 1990, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Gold Eagle Suite C, University Union Building

8:00 a.m.
The Noetherian property in rings of integervalued polynomials.
Robert Gilmer, Florida State University
William Heinzer, Purdue University, West Lafayette
David Lantz*, Colgate University
(86113151)

8:30 a.m.
Comaximizable primes.
Raymond C. Heitmann, University of Texas, Austin
Stephen McAdam*, University of Texas, Austin
(8611393)

9:00 a.m.
Torsionfree divisible groups as unit groups of fields.
Maria Contessa, University Degli Studi, Italy
Joe L. Mott*, Florida State University
Warren Nichols, Florida State University
(86113192)

9:30 a.m.
Factorization in Dedekind domains.
Scott Chapman*, Trinity University
William W. Smith, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(86113191)

Friday November 2, 1990, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Texas Topology and Geometry, I
Room 410, University Union Building

8:00 a.m.
The total Chern class is an infinite loop map.
Benjamin M. Mann*, University of New Mexico
(86155170)

8:30 a.m.
Counting periodic tilings of the plane.
Reinhard O. W. Franz*, University of Bielefeld, Federal Republic of Germany
(86105160)

9:00 a.m.
On the geometry of the moduli space of flat tori.
Daniel B. Swearingen*, Rice University
(86151178)

9:30 a.m.
The Hyperkahler geometry of instanton moduli.
Charles P. Boyer*, University of New Mexico
(86153140)

Friday November 2, 1990, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology, I
Room 411, University Union Building

8:00 a.m.
Geodesic separation points for Fuchsian groups and laminations in surfaces.
Darryl McCullough*, University of Oklahoma
(8615767)

8:30 a.m.
Geometric structures on branched covers over universal links.
Kerry Jones*, University of Texas, Austin
(8615763)

9:00 a.m.
Links as critical sets.
Masahico Saito*, University of Texas, Austin
(8615764)

9:30 a.m.
Dehn functions of groups, extensions of twocomplexes, and quasiisometries.
Stephen G. Brick*, University of Oklahoma
(86120163)

Friday November 2, 1990, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory of Lie Groups, I
Gold Eagle Suite A, University Union Building

8:00 a.m.
Categories of Whittaker modules.
Dragan Mili\v ci\'c*, University of Utah
(86122130)

8:30 a.m.
Analytic version of Kempf's geometric resolution.
Mario Candia*, University of Utah
(86122128)

9:00 a.m.
A singular representation of E_6.
B. T. Binegar*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
R. Zierau, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(86122162)

9:30 a.m.
Lusztig's conjecture for negative level modules.
Luis Casian*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(86117137)

Friday November 2, 1990, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Equations, I
Silver Eagle Suite C, University Union Building

8:00 a.m.
On a model equation for the spectrum of 3D turbulence.
Ciprian Foias*, Indiana University, Bloomington
John W. Neuberger, University of North Texas
Roger Temam, University of Paris XI, France and Indiana University, Bloomington
(86135118)

8:30 a.m.
Discrete eigenfunction approximations for continuous spectrum operators.
Robert M. Kauffman*, University of Alabama, Birmingham
(8613430)

9:00 a.m.
A polefree strip for potential scattering.
Brian J. Loe*, Iowa State University
(86135117)

9:30 a.m.
Symbolic manipulation software and the study of differential equations.
Man Kam Kwong*, Argonne National Laboratory
(86134157)

Friday November 2, 1990, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Invited Address
NavierStokes equations: Some new results and directions.
Silver Eagle Suite A, University Union Building
Peter S. Constantin*, University of Chicago
(86135127)

Friday November 2, 1990, 12:15 p.m.1:05 p.m.
Invited Address
Classifying spaces and finite loop spaces.
Silver Eagle Suite A, University Union Building
Clarence W. Wilkerson, Jr.*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(86155215)

Friday November 2, 1990, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Groups, I
Room 417, University Union Building

1:30 p.m.
An algebraic realization of the cohomology of a Hilbert modular variety.
B. Brent Gordon*, University of Oklahoma
(86111204)

2:00 p.m.
Informal Discussion

2:30 p.m.
Modular symbols and the Steinberg representation.
Mark S. Reeder*, University of Oklahoma
(86157138)

3:00 p.m.
Basic sharblies, ideal skeleta of SL(n,R)/SO(n,R), and a generalization of "reduction to unimodular symbols."
Lee Rudolph*, Clark University
(86157155)

3:30 p.m.
Informal Discussion

Friday November 2, 1990, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Banach SpacesFunctional Analysis, II
Gold Eagle Suite B, University Union Building

1:30 p.m.
A fixed point property for the Lorentz space Lp,1(mu).
N. L. Carothers, Bowling Green State University
S. J. Dilworth*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
C. J. Lennard, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
D. A. Trautman, The Citadel
(8614681)

2:00 p.m.
Rosenthal sets and the radonnikodym property.
Patrick N. Dowling*, Miami University, Oxford
(8614677)

2:30 p.m.
Nearisometries and centralizers.
Ehrhard Behrends, Freie University of Berlin, Federal Republic of Germany
Peter Greim*, The Citadel
David A. Trautman, The Citadel
(86146139)

3:00 p.m.
Sequential domination in Banach spaces and some new classes of Baire1 functions.
C. S. Schumacher*, Kenyon College
(8614689)

3:30 p.m.
Complemented subspaces of Banach lattices.
Nigel Kalton*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(8614688)

4:00 p.m.
On the strongly extreme points of convex bodies in separable Banach space.
B. V. Godun, Kharkov Institute, USSR
BorLuh Lin*, University of Iowa
S. L. Troyanski, Sofia University, Bulgaria
(8614680)

Friday November 2, 1990, 1:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Inequalities and Convex Bodies, II
Room 412, University Union Building

1:30 p.m.
Pseudoconvexity for semiRiemannian spaces.
John K. Beem*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(8615205)

2:00 p.m.
Asymptotic approximations to fundamental solutions of differential equations on manifolds.
S. A. Fulling*, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
(8614116)

2:30 p.m.
Croftontype formulas and radon transforms.
Paul R. Goodey*, University of Oklahoma
(8615226)

3:00 p.m.
Stability properties of geometric inequalities.
H. Groemer*, University of Arizona
(8615222)

3:30 p.m.
Inequalities for mixed projection bodies.
Erwin Lutwak*, Polytechnic Institute of New York
(8615223)

4:00 p.m.
Elliptic systems for a medium with microstructure.
R. E. Showalter*, University of Texas, Austin
(8613503)

4:30 p.m.
NonEuclidean bodies of constant width.
Boris V. Dekster*, Mount Allison University, Canada
(8615201)

Friday November 2, 1990, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Gold Eagle Suite C, University Union Building

1:30 p.m.
Integral domains with finitely generated groups of divisibility.
D. D. Anderson*, University of Iowa
(8611394)

2:00 p.m.
Length functions on integral domains.
David F. Anderson*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Paula Pruis, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8611391)

2:30 p.m.
On nflat modules over a commutative ring.
David E. Dobbs*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(8611392)

3:00 p.m.
Artinian subrings of a commutative ring.
Robert Gilmer, Florida State University
William Heinzer*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(86113190)

3:30 p.m.
On tlinked overrings.
David E. Dobbs, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Evan G. Houston*, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Thomas G. Lucas, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Moshe Roitman, University of Haifa, Israel
Muhammad Zafrullah, Winthrop College
(86113211)

4:00 p.m.
Endomorphism overrings of Prufer domains.
M. Fontana, University of RomeLa Sapienza, Italy
J. Huckaba*, University of Missouri, Columbia
I. Papick, University of Missouri, Columbia
M. Roitman, University of Haifa, Israel
(86113193)

Friday November 2, 1990, 1:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Special Session on Texas Topology and Geometry, II
Room 410, University Union Building

1:30 p.m.
Convergent perturbation theories for volume preserving flows and maps.
A. Delshams, University of Barcelona, Spain
R. de la Llave*, University of Texas, Austin
(8615899)

2:00 p.m.
Schwarz' Psurface is stable.
Marty Ross*, Rice University
(86149205)

2:30 p.m.
Problem Session

Friday November 2, 1990, 1:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Special Session on The Probability Theory of Patterns and Runs, II
Room 415, University Union Building

1:30 p.m.
Runs of superimposed Poisson processes.
Hao Zhang*, University of Pennsylvania
(86160101)

2:00 p.m.
New exact runs tests for randomness.
Marilyn A. Agin*, Michigan Technological University
(86162104)

2:30 p.m.
Approximate hypercube reliabilities.
Sanjay Khunger*, Michigan Technological University
(86160105)

3:00 p.m.
Exact and limiting runs distributions.
Michelle C. Gornowicz*, Michigan Technological University
(86160107)

3:30 p.m.
Informal Discussion

Friday November 2, 1990, 1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology, II
Room 411, University Union Building

1:30 p.m.
Automorphisms of free products.
Darryl McCullough, University of Oklahoma
Andy Miller*, University of Oklahoma
(8612068)

2:00 p.m.
Skein modules of open contractible 3manifolds.
Jim Hoste*, Pitzer College
J\'ozef H. Przytycki, Institute for Advanced Study
(86157202)

Friday November 2, 1990, 1:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory of Lie Groups, II
Gold Eagle Suite A, University Union Building

1:30 p.m.
Representations of Lie algebras.
Thomas Enright*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(86122214)

2:00 p.m.
On the unitary representations of SO(p,q): The regular integral case.
Susana Alicia SalamancaRiba*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(86122164)

2:30 p.m.
Dual pairs and holonomic systems.
Tomasz Przebinda*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(8612256)

3:00 p.m.
The Capelli identity and unitary representations.
Siddhartha Sahi*, Princeton University
(8612253)

3:30 p.m.
Covariant differential operators.
Mark G. Davidson*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Thomas J. Enright, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
Ronald J. Stanke, Baylor University
(8614357)

4:00 p.m.
Szego maps and unitary highest weight representations.
Mark G. Davidson, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Ronald J. Stanke*, Baylor University
(8612258)

4:30 p.m.
Informal Discussion

Friday November 2, 1990, 1:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 418, University Union Building

1:30 p.m.
Exponential sums and Newton polyhedra.
Alan Adolphson*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(86114213)

2:00 p.m.
Characteristic numbers for singular cubics.
Paolo Aluffi*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(86114124)

2:30 p.m.
Birational mappings between hypersurfaces of degree M+1 in P^M+1.
Bruce Crauder*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(86114153)

3:00 p.m.
Families of Abelian varieties over modular curves, the generalized Tate conjecture, and ordinary primes for modular forms.
B. Brent Gordon*, University of Oklahoma
(86114219)

3:30 p.m.
Hilbert modular threefolds.
H. G. Grundman*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(86114135)

4:00 p.m.
Homogeneous and schemetheoretic generation of varieties by quadrics.
Sheldon Katz*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(86114134)

4:30 p.m.
On the existence of components of the Hilbert scheme with the expected number of moduli.
Angelo Lopez*, University of California, Riverside
(86114181)

Friday November 2, 1990, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables, I
Room 413, University Union Building

1:30 p.m.
Topology of Leviflat hypersurfaces.
David E. Barrett*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(86132165)

2:00 p.m.
On Leviflat hypersurfaces.
Zbigniew Slodkowski*, University of Illinois, Chicago
Giuseppe Tomassini, Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy
(86132166)

2:30 p.m.
Real surfaces in complex varieties.
Gary A. Harris*, Texas Technical University
(8613206)

3:00 p.m.
Finite type conditions for a single complex vector field.
John P. D'Angelo*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8613234)

3:30 p.m.
Behavior of holomorphic functions near weakly pseudoconvex boundary points.
Frank Beatrous*, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
(86132150)

Friday November 2, 1990, 1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Session on Algebra, Geometry, and Analysis
Ponder Room, University Union Building

1:30 p.m.
Algebra structures on resolutions of rings defined by grade four almost complete intersections.
Susan M. Palmer*, Southwest Missouri State University
(8611395)

1:50 p.m.
Some new cohomological formulas for the Chow groups.
Yevsey Nisnevich*, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
(86114141)

2:10 p.m.
Monotone operators on R^n.
David Gurney*, Southern Louisiana University
(86126176)

2:30 p.m.
A Levinsontype lemma for differential equations without absolute convergence.
Dale T. Smith*, University of North Texas
(86134114)

2:50 p.m.
Complemented subspaces of spaces obtained by interpolation.
Stephen J. MontgomerySmith*, University of Missouri, Columbia
D. J. H. Garling, University of Cambridge, England
(86146149)

Friday November 2, 1990, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Equations, II
Room 406, General Academic Building

2:00 p.m.
Differential equations on open sets with fractal boundary.
Michel L. Lapidus*, Yale University and University of Georgia
(86135156)

2:30 p.m.
Recent developments in semipositone problems.
Ratnasingham Shivaji*, Mississippi State University
(86135125)

3:00 p.m.
Positivity properties and stability of solitarywave solutions of model equations for long waves.
John P. Albert*, University of Oklahoma
(86135169)

3:30 p.m.
Existence and nonexistence results for ground states of quasilinear elliptic equations.
James Serrin, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Henghui Zou*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(8613549)

4:00 p.m.
Reconstruction techniques for classical inverse SturmLiouville problems.
William Rundell*, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
Paul E. Sacks, Iowa State University
(8613446)

4:30 p.m.
Symplectic continued fractions arising in the discrete regulator problem.
Calvin D. Ahlbrandt*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(86134152)
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