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1993 Western Section Meeting
Claremont, CA, November 67, 1993
Meeting #887
Associate secretaries: Lance W Small, AMS lwsmall@ucsd.edu
Saturday November 6, 1993

Saturday November 6, 1993, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models in Epidemiology, I
Room 350, Parsons Hall

8:30 a.m.
The theory and practice of epidemiology: My interaction with Stavros Busenberg.
Carlos CastilloChavez*, Cornell University
(8879264)

9:00 a.m.
A model of HIV transmission in Asia.
S. N. Busenberg, Harvey Mudd College
K. L. Cooke*, Pomona College
YH. Hsieh, National ChungHsing University, Taiwan
(8879210)

9:30 a.m.
A model for HIV/AIDS with infectious stages.
Xiaodong Lin, University of Waterloo
Herbert W. Hethcote, University of Iowa
P. Van Den Driessche*, University of Victoria
(8879206)

10:00 a.m.
Approximating the ages of partners in models of the spread of HIV.
E. Ann Stanley*, Iowa State University
(8879217)

10:30 a.m.
Recruitment and treatment in sexually transmitted diseases.
Jorge X. VelascoHernandez*, University Autonoma MetropolitanaIztapalapa, Mexico
(8879277)

Saturday November 6, 1993, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Industrial Applied Mathematics, I
Room 132, Jacobs Hall

8:30 a.m.
A semiempirical approach to describing IV characteristics in MOSFET devices.
Alisa Crowe*, Claremont Graduate School
(8877873)

9:00 a.m.
A direct approach to solving the driftdiffusion model equations for MOSFET devices.
Jerome Spanier*, Claremont Graduate School
(8877872)

9:30 a.m.
Fog capture.
Ellis Cumberbatch*, Claremont Graduate School
(8877671)

10:00 a.m.
Unsteady hypersonic thin shock layers and flow stability.
N. D. Malmuth*, Rockwell International Corporation, Thousand Oaks, California
(8877670)

Saturday November 6, 1993, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis and Banach Space Theory, I
Room 285, Parsons Hall

8:30 a.m.
Averages of segments of a bush.
Robert C. James*, Claremont Graduate School
(8874613)

9:00 a.m.
A renorming of l_1 and the optimality of the James distortion theorem.
P. N. Dowling, Miami University, Oxford
W. B. Johnson*, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
C. J. Lennard, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
J. B. Turett, Oakland University
(8874666)

9:30 a.m.
Banach spaces for which all subspaces have LUST, Part II.
Peter Casazza*, University of Missouri, Columbia
Bernard Maurey, University of Paris VII, France
Nicole TomczakJaegermann, University of Alberta
(8874637)

10:00 a.m.
On distorted norms on Schatten classes of operators.
Nicole TomczakJaegermann*, University of Alberta
(8874638)

10:30 a.m.
Some remarks on twisted Hilbert spaces.
Nigel Kalton*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(8874651)

Saturday November 6, 1993, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Number Theory, I
Room 134, Beckman Hall

9:00 a.m.
On Coppersmith's block version of Wiedemann's algorithm for solving sparse systems of linear equations.
J. P. Buhler*, Reed College
(8871118)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion

10:30 a.m.
Number field sieve with several large primes.
Peter L. Montgomery*, Oregon State University
(8871149)

Saturday November 6, 1993, 9:45 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Special Session on Brownian Motion and Applications to Potential Theory, I
Room 134, Jacobs Hall

9:45 a.m.
A stochastic Hopf bifurcation.
Peter H. Baxendale*, University of Southern California
(8876007)

Saturday November 6, 1993, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Brownian motion and potential theory.
McAlister Room, Galileo Hall
Krzysztof Burdzy*, University of Washington
(8876060)

Saturday November 6, 1993, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address

Saturday November 6, 1993, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems and Chaos, I
Room 126, Beckman Hall

3:00 p.m.
Largetime behavior of solutions of asymptotically autonomous differential equations.
Horst R. Thieme*, Arizona State University
(8873431)

3:30 p.m.
Some new results concerning the global dynamics of nearintegrable Hamiltonian systems.
Stephen Wiggins*, California Institute of Technology
(8875833)

4:00 p.m.
Approximating the invariant measures of finite dimensional maps.
Fern Hunt*, National Institute of Standards & Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland
(8873434)

4:30 p.m.
Bounds for the Lipschitz constant of finite dimensional differential equations with periodic solutions.
David C. Fisher*, University of Colorado, Denver
(8873425)

5:00 p.m.
Exploiting symmetry in numerical analysis.
K. Georg*, Colorado State University
J. Tausch, Colorado State University
(8876526)

Saturday November 6, 1993, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Computational Number Theory, II
Room 134, Beckman Hall

3:00 p.m.
Polynomials for the number field sieve.
Robert O. Robson*, Oregon State University
(8871174)

3:30 p.m.
Equidistant arithmetic codes and character sums.
Daniel M. Gordon*, Center for Communications Research, San Diego, California
(8879457)

4:00 p.m.
A subexponential algorithm for discrete logarithms over all finite fields.
Leonard M. Adleman, University of Southern California
Jonathan DeMarrais*, University of Southern California
(8871111)

4:30 p.m.
Small nonresidues in finite fields.
MingDeh Huang*, University of Southern California
(8871459)

5:00 p.m.
Discussion

5:30 p.m.
Counting rational points on curves over finite fields.
MingDeh Huang, University of Southern California
Douglas J. Ierardi*, University of Southern California
(8871136)

Saturday November 6, 1993, 3:00 p.m.5:35 p.m.
Special Session on Brownian Motion and Applications to Potential Theory, II
Room 134, Jacobs Hall

3:00 p.m.
Existence and uniqueness of semimartingale reflecting Brownian motions in convex polyhedrons.
J. G. Dai, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ruth J. Williams*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(8876022)

3:55 p.m.
Informal Discussion

Saturday November 6, 1993, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis and Banach Space Theory, II
Room 285, Parsons Hall

3:00 p.m.
Descriptive set theory applied to Banach spaces.
Gilles Godefroy*, University of Paris Virgin Islands, France and University of MissouriColumbia, Missouri
(8874635)

3:30 p.m.
Boundedly complete skipped blocking decompositions.
Steven F. Bellenot*, Florida State University
(8874616)

4:00 p.m.
Epsilonsubgradients versus subgradients.
Maria Elena Verona*, Pasadena City College
(8874747)

4:30 p.m.
Spreading models and smooth surjective mappings of Banach spaces.
Sean M. Bates*, University of California, Berkeley
(8875846)

5:00 p.m.
A finitely block universal Banach space.
E. Odell*, University of Texas, Austin
Th. Schlumpecht, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
(8874655)

Saturday November 6, 1993, 3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Groups and Quantum Topology, I
Room 132, Jacobs Hall

3:00 p.m.
Quantum affine algebras and affine Hecke algebras.
Vyjayanthi Chari*, University of California, Riverside
(8871652)

3:30 p.m.
Quantizations of reductive Lie algebras.
V. S. Varadarajan*, University of California, Los Angeles
(8878123)

4:00 p.m.
Hopf algebra analogues of Lie algebra results.
Davida Fischman*, University of Southern California
Miriam Cohen, BenGurion University of the Negev, Israel
Sara Westreich, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
(8871640)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday November 6, 1993, 3:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models in Epidemiology, II
Room 350, Parsons Hall

3:30 p.m.
On models for prevalence of disease in populations structured by density of the disease.
Richard H. Elderkin*, Pomona College
(8879263)

4:00 p.m.
A nongenerational approach to the inheritance of social traits.
Sharon Lubkin*, University of Pittsburgh
Carlos CastilloChavez, Cornell University
(8879208)

4:30 p.m.
The role of male and female preference on marriage functions in agestructured populations.
ShuFang Hsu Schmitz*, Cornell University
Carlos CastilloChavez, Cornell University
(8879220)

5:00 p.m.
Where in the world is the epidemic that Carmen Sandiego started?
Lisa Sattenspiel*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(8879248)

5:30 p.m.
Persistence in Helicobactor Pylori.
Denise E. Kirschner*, Vanderbilt University
Martin Blaser, Vanderbilt University
(8879265)
Sunday November 7, 1993

Sunday November 7, 1993, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems and Chaos, II
Room 126, Beckman Hall

8:30 a.m.
Volterra's crusade against chaos.
Ray Redheffer*, University of California, Los Angeles
(8873427)

9:00 a.m.
Positive fixed points for subhomogeneous monotone maps.
Morris W. Hirsch*, University of California, Berkeley
(8873409)

9:30 a.m.
On some quadratic dynamical systems.
Klaus Schmitt*, University of Utah
(8873412)

10:00 a.m.
Unrestricted iterations of contractions.
Simeon Reich*, University of Southern California
(8874728)

Sunday November 7, 1993, 8:30 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis and Banach Space Theory, III
Room 285, Parsons Hall

8:30 a.m.
Unrestricted products of contractions in Banach spaces.
PeiKee Lin*, Memphis State University
(8874756)

9:00 a.m.
Stability of some properties in Banach spaces.
Elias Saab*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(8874642)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion

Sunday November 7, 1993, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models in Epidemiology, III
Room 350, Parsons Hall

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotical behavior of an SIS multiple group model with agestructure.
Wenzhang Huang*, Cornell University
(8879245)

9:30 a.m.
Can a core group allow for the coexistence of multiple strain of a nonfatal sexuallytransmitted disease?
Jia Li*, University of Alabama, Huntsville
Carlos CastilloChavez, Cornell University
Wenzhang Huang, Georgia Technology
(8879244)

10:00 a.m.
Multiannual outbreaks of childhood diseases revisited: The possible effects of isolation.
Zhilan Feng, Arizona State University
Horst R. Thieme*, Arizona State University
(8879205)

10:30 a.m.
Models for diseases with vertical transmission and nonlinear population dynamics.
Fred Brauer*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(8879219)

Sunday November 7, 1993, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Industrial Applied Mathematics, II
Room 132, Jacobs Hall

9:00 a.m.
The exact confidence bound method: Use in marketing.
Steven P. Louden*, Claremont McKenna College
(8876267)

9:30 a.m.
Lower confidence bounds on system reliability.
Darren M. Gonzales*, Claremont McKenna College
(8876268)

10:00 a.m.
Reliability growth models.
David W. Ballew*, Claremont McKenna College
(8876269)

Sunday November 7, 1993, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Number Theory, III
Room 134, Beckman Hall

9:00 a.m.
Halfway to a solution of a quadratic diophantine equation.
Alf van der Poorten*, Macquarie University, Australia
(8871104)

9:30 a.m.
On the continued fractions of quadratic surds.
David G. Cantor*,
(8871458)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion

Sunday November 7, 1993, 9:45 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Special Session on Brownian Motion and Applications to Potential Theory, III
Room 134, Jacobs Hall

9:45 a.m.
Boundary fluctuations in firstpassage percolation.
Kenneth S. Alexander*, University of Southern California
(8876041)

Sunday November 7, 1993, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Morse theory up to Epsilon.
McAlister Room, Galileo Hall
Nassif Ghoussoub*, University of British Columbia
(8875850)

Sunday November 7, 1993, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address

Sunday November 7, 1993, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems and Chaos, III
Room 126, Beckman Hall

3:00 p.m.
Absence of limit cycles.
Pauline Van Den Driessche*, University of Victoria
(8873432)

3:30 p.m.
Complicated dynamics in a 4level food chain.
H. L. Smith*, Arizona State University
Paul Waltman, Emory University
(8873514)

4:00 p.m.
Delay differential equations models vs. differential equations models  two case studies in biological modeling.
Betty Tang*, Arizona State University
(8879230)

4:30 p.m.
Distributional and small solutions of delay equations.
K. L. Cooke*, Pomona College
S. M. Verduyn Lunel, Vrije University, Netherlands
(8873424)

Sunday November 7, 1993, 3:00 p.m.5:35 p.m.
Special Session on Brownian Motion and Applications to Potential Theory, IV
Room 134, Jacobs Hall

3:00 p.m.
Coexistence results in catalysts.
R. Durrett, Cornell University
G. Swindle*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(8876078)

3:55 p.m.
A discrete invariance principle for random combinatorial structures.
A. D. Barbour, Institut f\"ur Angewandte Mathematik, Zurich, Switzerland
R. Arratia, Institut f\"ur Angewandte Mathematik, Zurich, Switzerland
S. Tavare*, Institut f\"ur Angewandte Mathematik, Zurich, Switzerland
(8876039)

4:50 p.m.
Particle representation of functionals of a superprocess.
Raisa E. Feldman*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Srikanth K. Iyer, University of California, Santa Barbara
(8876029)

Sunday November 7, 1993, 3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Groups and Quantum Topology, II
Room 132, Jacobs Hall

3:00 p.m.
Discussion and Problem Session

Sunday November 7, 1993, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Session on Contributed Papers
Room 134, Beckman Hall

3:00 p.m.
The content of boxes.
G. D. Chakerian, University of California, Davis
M. A. Ghandehari*, University of California, Davis
(8875201)

3:15 p.m.
Representation theorems and continuous duals of paranormed sequence spaces generated by infinite matrices.
Nandita Rath*, Washington State University
(8874002)

3:30 p.m.
The storage complexity of some estimators of the median.
Mark Finkelstein*, University of California, Irvine
Stephen Scheinberg, University of California, Irvine
(8876803)

3:45 p.m.
FeketeSzego problem for powers of strongly closetoconvex functions.
M. Jahangiri*, California State University, Bakersfield
(8873043)

4:00 p.m.
Numerical integration by the inverse of derivative operator.
Krishnanand Verma*, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
(8876553)

4:15 p.m.
A new perspective of trigonometric function.
Kaninka Verma*, Whitewater High School
Samarth Verma, Whitewater High School
(8873354)

4:30 p.m.
On a free boundary problem in porous media.
Gieri Simonett*, University of California, Los Angeles
Joachim Escher, University of Besancon, France
(8873515)

4:45 p.m.
Existence, uniqueness, and stability of symmetric periodic solutions of a differential delay equation.
Anatoli F. Ivanov*, University of Rhode Island
Srikanth K. Iyer, University of California, Santa Barbara
(8873421)
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