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1990 Western Section Meeting
Irvine, CA, November 1011, 1990
Meeting #862
Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS
lwsmall@ucsd.edu
Sunday November 11, 1990

Sunday November 11, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Group Theory and Geometry/Number Theory, III
Room 108, Physical Sciences I

7:00 a.m.
Planar difference sets and multipliers.
Chat Y. Ho*, University of Florida
(8622053)

7:30 a.m.
On monodromy groups of fixed genus.
Michael G. Neubauer*, University of Texas, Austin
(8622056)

8:00 a.m.
Central extensions as Galois groups.
H. V\"olklein*, University of Florida
(8621121)

8:30 a.m.
Disconnected groups of Lie type as Galois groups.
Gunter Malle*, IWR, Federal Republic of Germany
(8622020)

9:00 a.m.
Algebraic fundamental groups.
Shreeram S. Abhyankar*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8621418)

9:30 a.m.
Kloosterman sums for Chevalley groups.
Romuald D\c abrowski*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(8622024)

Sunday November 11, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Theory/Operator Algebras, III
Room 114, Physical Sciences I

7:00 a.m.
Surjective isometries of real C^*algebras.
ChoHo Chu, University of London, England
Truong Dang*, Irvine, CA
Bernard Russo, University of California, Irvine
Belisario Ventura, California State University, San Bernardino
(8624692)

7:30 a.m.
How many exponentials?
N. Christopher Phillips*, University of Oregon
(8624602)

8:00 a.m.
Analyticity in triangular UHF algebras.
Baruch Solel, University of Haifa, Israel
Belisario A. Ventura*, California State University, San Bernardino
(8624688)

8:30 a.m.
Triangular AF algebras.
Alan Hopenwasser*, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
(8624708)

9:00 a.m.
Duality and harmonic analysis for groups, hypergroups, and groupoids.
Martin E. Walter*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(8624397)

9:30 a.m.
Geometric characterization of B(H,K).
Yaakov Friedman, Jerusalem College of Technology, Israel
Bernard Russo*, University of California, Irvine
(8624694)

Sunday November 11, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
General Session
Room 240, Physical Sciences I

7:00 a.m.
Generalized integral Iwasawa and BruhatSteinberg decompositions for semisimple groups.
Yevsey Nisnevich*, Johns Hopkins University
(8621158)

7:20 a.m.
On differential algebraic groups.
Anand Pillay, University of Notre Dame
\v Zeljko Sokolovi\'c*, University of Notre Dame
(8620362)

7:40 a.m.
Certain ToddCoxeter approximations and universal covers of 3manifolds.
John R. Stallings*, University of California, Berkeley
(8622011)

8:00 a.m.
Counting subgroups of given index and orbit structure in free groups.
Reinhard O. W. Franz*, University of Bielefeld, Federal Republic of Germany
(8622079)

8:20 a.m.
Generalized translational spaces.
C. R. Giardina*, City College, City University of New York
(8629469)

8:40 a.m.
Conditioning infinitely monotone capacities.
Carl G. Wagner*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(8626007)

9:00 a.m.
Transient solutions of the M/M/1 queueing system using Taylor series.
Alan Krinik*, California Polytechnic State University
(8626054)

9:20 a.m.
A fdistance property of dsymbol aperiodic sequences arising from a cutandproject method.
Ramin Vakilian*, University of California, Davis
(8628271)

9:40 a.m.
Information, complexity and meaning
Ben Goertzel*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(8626895)

Sunday November 11, 1990, 7:30 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric P.D.E.'s: Mean and Scalar Curvature Problems, III
Room 158, Physical Sciences I

7:30 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.
Minimal submanifolds with isolated singularities.
N. Smale*, University of Utah
(8623580)

8:40 a.m.
Conformal deformation of metrics to constant mean curvature.
Jos\'e F. Escobar*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(8625398)

9:20 a.m.
Existence of the general constant mean curvature torus.
N. Ercolani*, University of Arizona
H. Knorrer, Eidgen\"ossische Technische Hochschule, Switzerland
E. Trubowitz, Eidgen\"ossische Technische Hochschule, Switzerland
(8625384)

Sunday November 11, 1990, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Group Theory and Logic, III
Room 210, Physical Sciences Classroom Facility

8:00 a.m.
Solvable groups of finite Morley rank.
LuisJaime Corredor*, University of California, Irvine
(8622078)

8:30 a.m.
Groups and long EhrenfeuchtFraisse games.
Alan H. Mekler*, Simon Fraser University
(8620376)

9:00 a.m.
The generalized Saffe condition.
Ivo Herzog*, University of California, Irvine
(8620375)

9:30 a.m.
Finite matrix groups and representation theory of artinian rings.
Birge Zimmermann Huisgen*, University of Utah
(8621626)

Sunday November 11, 1990, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Probability Theory in Mathematical Physics, II
Room 230, Physical Sciences Classroom Facility

8:00 a.m.
Symmetry and change of measure.
Joe Watkins*, University of Southern California
(8626039)

8:30 a.m.
Random laws for stationary processes.
Kenneth S. Alexander*, University of Southern California
Steven A. Kalikow, University of Southern California
(8626045)

9:00 a.m.
Continuity of the percolation transition.
David Barsky*, University of California, Davis
(8626046)

9:30 a.m.
Quantum sticky spheres and Bessel bridges.
Mathew Penrose*, University of California, Santa Barbara
O. Penrose, University of California, Santa Barbara
G. Stell, University of California, Santa Barbara
R. Pemantle, University of California, Santa Barbara
(8626042)

Sunday November 11, 1990, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Nature of the critical phenomenon in selforganized criticality.
0, Physical Sciences Lecture Hall
Jennifer T. Chayes*, University of California, Los Angeles
(86260102)

Sunday November 11, 1990, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
Invited Address

Sunday November 11, 1990, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum and Statistical Mechanics, II
Room 230, Physical Sciences Classroom Facility

2:00 p.m.
Finite size scaling behavior of a biased majority rule cellular automation.
Roberto H. Schonmann*, University of California, Los Angeles
(8628265)

2:30 p.m.
Stability of a selforganizing process.
William G. Faris*, University of Arizona
(8628272)

3:00 p.m.
Renormalizations and thermodynamic formalism.
Konstantin M. Khanin*, Academy of Science of the USSR
(8628264)

3:30 p.m.
Taufunctions and isomonodromy.
Craig A. Tracy*, University of California, Davis
(8623599)

4:00 p.m.
Essential selfadjointness of relativistic Schrodinger operators: Path integral methods.
Rene Carmona*, University of California, Irvine
(8628161)

Sunday November 11, 1990, 2:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric P.D.E.'s: Mean and Scalar Curvature Problems, IV
Room 158, Physical Sciences I

2:00 p.m.
The pendent liquid drop.
Robert Finn*, Stanford University
(8623538)

2:40 p.m.
The structure of the space of complete embedded minimal surfaces of finite topology.
David Hoffman*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(8625382)

3:20 p.m.
Embedded minimal surfaces and quadratic area growth.
Robert B. Kusner*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
William H. Meeks, III, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(8625336)

4:00 p.m.
The Gauss map of constant mean curvature surfaces of Minkowski space.
H. I. Choi, University of Iowa
Andrejs E. Treibergs*, University of Utah
(8625337)

Sunday November 11, 1990, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Moduli Space Applications, II
Room 108, Physical Sciences I

2:00 p.m.
Circle packings as moduli for Riemann surfaces.
Robert Brooks*, University of Southern California
(8622214)

2:30 p.m.
On the Hilbert scheme of codimension 2 subvarieties.
MeiChu Chang*, University of California, Riverside
(8621431)

3:00 p.m.
Diffeomorphism types of varieties.
Robert Friedman*, Columbia University
(8621432)

3:30 p.m.
Moduli of rational double points and small resolutions.
Sheldon Katz*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
David R. Morrison, Duke University
(8621429)

4:00 p.m.
A new super KP system and a characterization of the Jacobians of arbitrary algebraic super curves.
Motohico Mulase*, University of California, Davis
(8622213)
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