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Central 1994 Spring Sectional Meeting
Manhattan, KS, March 2526, 1994
Meeting #891
Associate secretaries: Andy R Magid, AMS amagid@ou.edu
Friday March 25, 1994

Friday March 25, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups and Geometries, I
Room 348, Waters

9:00 a.m.
Representations of finite groups on cell complexes.
Michael Aschbacher*, California Institute of Technology
(8912050)

9:30 a.m.
Approaching a geometric theory of the geometries of sporadic groups.
Jonathan I. Hall, Michigan State University
Sergey Shpectorov*, Michigan State University
(8912094)

10:00 a.m.
Maximal 2locals of the monster.
Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld*, Michigan State University
(8912087)

10:30 a.m.
Embeddings of sporadic geometries.
Stephen D. Smith*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8912016)

Friday March 25, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Special Functions, I
Room 103, Cardwell

9:00 a.m.
Bessel functions on Jordan pairs.
Hongming Ding*, St. Louis University
(8913354)

9:30 a.m.
Intertwining for differentialdifference operators.
Charles F. Dunkl*, University of Virginia
(8913369)

10:00 a.m.
Multidimensional special functions and representations of groups.
Alexander Rozenblyum*, New York University, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(89133190)

10:30 a.m.
Contiguous relations and continued fractions.
David R. Masson*, University of Toronto
(89133145)

Friday March 25, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Algebraic Groups and Quantum Groups, I
Room 350, Waters

9:00 a.m.
Holomorphic orbifolds and the quantum double.
Geoffrey Mason*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(89120215)

9:30 a.m.
Elliptic functions and orbifold theory.
Chongying Dong*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(89117141)

10:00 a.m.
An approach to tensor product theory for representations for a vertex operator algebra.
Haisheng Li*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(89117125)

10:30 a.m.
Zalgebra representations of quantum affine algebras.
Naihuan Jing*, University of Kansas
(89117195)

Friday March 25, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Theory, I
Room 231, Waters

9:00 a.m.
On unconditional bases of invariant subspaces of contractions with finite defects.
Sergei Treil*, Michigan State University
(8914725)

9:30 a.m.
A timevariant analogue of point evaluation of analytic functions.
Joseph A. Ball*, Virginia Polytech Institute & State University
(8914720)

10:00 a.m.
A Kronecker theorem for higher order Hankel forms.
Richard Rochberg*, Washington University
(8914615)

10:30 a.m.
Integral representations of completely positive Hankel Toeplitz kernels acting in C^* algebras.
Mischa Cotlar, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela
Cora Sadosky*, Howard University
(8914732)

Friday March 25, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Convergence Problems in Ergodic Theory, I
Room 328, Waters

9:00 a.m.
Ergodic measures for the Pascal adic and ratio limit theorems for transient Markov chains.
Karl Petersen*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(8912881)

9:30 a.m.
Oriented local entropies for commuting automorphisms.
Vijay Chothi, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
Graham Everest, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
Thomas Ward*, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
(8912218)

10:00 a.m.
A cocycle theorem with an application to Rosenthal sets.
Peter O. Schwartz*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(89128121)

10:30 a.m.
Calculation of the limit in the return times theorem for DunfordSchwartz operators.
James H. Olsen*, North Dakota State University
(89128204)

Friday March 25, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems and Fluid Dynamics, I
Room 146, Cardwell

9:00 a.m.
Turbulent bursts in TaylorCouette flow.
Philip Marcus*, University of California, Berkeley
Katie Coughlin, University of California Berkeley
(89176161)

9:30 a.m.
Scaling solutions of the 3D incompressible NavierStokes equations.
ZhenSu She*, University of Arizona
(89176109)

10:00 a.m.
Parametric probability distribution function closures.
B. J. Bayly*, University of Arizona
(89176108)

10:30 a.m.
Symmetry and chaos: Patterns on average.
Martin Golubitsky*, University of Houston, Downtown
(8913444)

Friday March 25, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Mathematics and Numerical Analysis, I
Room 333, Waters

9:00 a.m.
Some new results on numerical analysis of hyperbolic conservation laws.
Huanan Yang*, Kansas State University
(89165156)

9:30 a.m.
Spectral method for shock calculations.
David Gottlieb, Brown University
ChiWang Shu*, Brown University
(8916504)

10:00 a.m.
New construction for CMC surfaces.
David Lerner*, University of Kansas
(8916580)

10:30 a.m.
Symplectic discretizations for modern classical mechanics problems.
Ben Leimkuhler*, University of Kansas
(89165103)

Friday March 25, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Global Fields, I
Room 244, Waters

9:00 a.m.
The MordellWeil theorem for Drinfeld modules.
Bjorn Poonen*, University of California, Berkeley
(8911138)

9:30 a.m.
A regulator for an Euler product associated to a rank one elliptic Amodule.
Greg W. Anderson*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(8911193)

10:00 a.m.
Divisors of solitons and algebraic Hecke characters.
S. K. Sinha*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(8913514)

10:30 a.m.
Arithmetic of higherdimensional function fields: The Goss zeta function.
Mikhail M. Kapranov*, Northwestern University
(8911133)

Friday March 25, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables and Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 143, Cardwell

9:00 a.m.
A counterexample to the differentiability of the Bergman kernel function.
SoChin Chen*, State University of New York, Albany
(8913268)

9:30 a.m.
A necessary condition for analytic hypoellipticity.
Michael Christ*, University of California, Los Angeles
(89135133)

10:00 a.m.
Integrability of germs of Mizohata structures.
Abdelhamid Meziani*, Florida International University
(89132116)

10:30 a.m.
Higher order caratheodory distances and H^infinitymodules.
Norberto Salinas*, University of Kansas
(8913299)

Friday March 25, 1994, 9:20 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Quantum Topology, I
Room 145, Cardwell

9:20 p.m.
Finitedimensional ribbon Hopf algebras and 3manifold invariants.
Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(89157178)

10:10 p.m.
Invariants of plane algebraic curves and representations of the braid groups.
A. Libgober*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(89157209)

Friday March 25, 1994, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Topics and Critical Phenomena in Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 144, Cardwell

9:30 a.m.
A reactiondiffusion problem with nonlinear absorbtion versus release through the boundary.
QiXiao Ye*, Beijing Institute of Technology, People's Republic of China
(89135222)

10:00 a.m.
Positive steadystate solutions of a competing reactiondiffusion system with cross diffusion.
W. H. Ruan*, Purdue University, Calumet Campus
(8913513)

10:30 a.m.
Discrete spectrum of the perturbed Dirac operator.
M. Sh Birman, Saint Petersburg State University, Russia
Arij Laptev*, Linkoping University, Sweden
(89135206)

Friday March 25, 1994, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Probability, I
Room 102, Cardwell

10:00 a.m.
Recurrence for Lacunary series.
Charles Moore*, Kansas State University
(89142210)

10:30 a.m.
On the angle between past and future for bivariate stationary processes.
Abol G. Miamee, Hampton University
Bernd S. W. Schr\"oder*, Hampton University
(8914206)

Friday March 25, 1994, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Zeta functions of characteristic p arithmetic.
Room 101, Cardwell
David M. Goss*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(8911192)

Friday March 25, 1994, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Solvability and estimates for the tangential CauchyRiemann operators.
Room 101, Cardwell
MeiChi Shaw*, University of Notre Dame
(89132135)

Friday March 25, 1994, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Topics and Critical Phenomena in Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 144, Cardwell

2:30 p.m.
Nonlinearity, localization and chaos in solutions of partial differential equations.
James Glimm*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(8913508)

3:00 p.m.
Existence of global weak solutions to onecomponent VlasovPoisson and FokkerPlanckPoisson systems in one space dimension with measures as initial data.
Yuxi Zheng*, Indiana University, Bloomington
Andrew Majda, Princeton University
(89135130)

3:30 p.m.
Compensated compactness and the van Karman model for plates.
Daniel Tataru*, Northwestern University
(89135162)

4:00 p.m.
Regularized Euler and NavierStokes equations for rotating fluids.
A. Babin, Moscow Institute of Railway Transport Engineers, Russia
A. Mahalov*, Arizona State University
B. Nicolaenko, Arizona State University
(89135155)

4:30 p.m.
Jacobians associated with systems of vector fields satisfying Hormander's condition.
Loukas Grafakos*, Washington University
(89135137)

5:00 p.m.
Global existence of some nonlinear wave equations in the finite Einstein energy space.
Zhengfang Zhou*, Michigan State University
(89135221)

Friday March 25, 1994, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Probability, II
Room 102, Cardwell

3:00 p.m.
Bilinear Hilbert transform.
Michael Lacey*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(89142200)

3:30 p.m.
Pointwise Fourier inversions and related Jacobi polynomial expansions.
Mark Pinsky*, Northwestern University
(89142106)

4:00 p.m.
Uniqueness and approximate identities in ndimensional trigonometric series.
D. J. Grubb*, Northern Illinois University
(89142194)

4:30 p.m.
Packing measure analysis of harmonic measure.
Elizabeth Ann Housworth*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8913089)

5:00 p.m.
Radial divergence in BMOA.
David C. Ullrich*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(8913278)

5:30 p.m.
Entropy norms and their applications.
Boris Korenblum*, State University of New York, Albany
(8914242)

Friday March 25, 1994, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Groups and Geometries, II
Room 348, Waters

3:00 p.m.
Monodromy groups of coverings of the projective line.
Robert M. Guralnick*, University of Southern California
(89120165)

3:30 p.m.
On the maximality of irreducible cross characteristically embedded classical groups.
Kay Magaard*, Wayne State University
(8912088)

4:00 p.m.
On the maximality of symmetric and alternating groups in the classical groups.
William J. Husen*, Wayne State University
(8912053)

4:30 p.m.
Basic conjugacy results for G_2(C).
Robert L. Griess, Jr.*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(89120129)

5:00 p.m.
Fixed point ratios on buildings.
Daniel Frohardt*, Wayne State University
Kay Magaard, Wayne State University
(8915152)

5:30 p.m.
Quillen's complex and normal subgroups.
Peter Webb*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(89120199)

Friday March 25, 1994, 3:00 p.m.6:10 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Topology, II
Room 145, Cardwell

3:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:50 p.m.
Isotopy classes of braid movies form a braided monoidal 2category.
J. Scott Carter*, University of South Alabama
Masahico Saito, University of Texas, Austin
(89157152)

4:40 p.m.
Some new aspects of 4dimensional braid theory.
J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
Masahico Saito*, University of Texas, Austin
(89157151)

5:30 p.m.
Integral formulae for Drinfeld's associator.
XiaoSong Lin*, Institute for Advanced Study
(89157203)

Friday March 25, 1994, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Special Functions, II
Room 103, Cardwell

3:00 p.m.
Pearson equation and the Beta integral on the qlinear lattice.
Mizanur Rahman*, Carleton University
Sergei K. Suslov, Kurchatov Institute of Atomic Energy, Moscow
(8913329)

3:30 p.m.
qextensions of AbelRothe type identities.
Warren P. Johnson*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(89105118)

4:00 p.m.
The weighted logarithmic mean of several variables.
Edward Neuman*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(8913345)

4:30 p.m.
The spectral properties of AskeyWilson operator in weighted spaces.
Ruiming Zhang*, University of Toronto, Canada
(89133187)

Friday March 25, 1994, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Algebraic Groups and Quantum Groups, II
Room 350, Waters

3:00 p.m.
Characters of generic irreducible representations of Lie superalgebras.
Ivan Penkov*, University of California, Riverside
(89117176)

3:30 p.m.
Discussion

4:00 p.m.
On the vanishing of extensions of modules over reduced enveloping algebras.
Jon F. Carlson, University of Georgia
Daniel K. Nakano, Northwestern University
Karl M. Peters*, Loyola University of Chicago
(8911755)

4:30 p.m.
The adjoint representation of quantized enveloping algebras.
Chen Liu*, University of Oregon
(89120184)

5:00 p.m.
Modular representation theory for Lie algebras of Cartan type.
Zongzhu Lin, Kansas State University
Daniel K. Nakano*, Northwestern University
(8912031)

5:30 p.m.
Standard basis theorems for the classical groups and applications.
Mihalis Maliakas*, University of Arkansas
(89120185)

Friday March 25, 1994, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Theory, II
Room 231, Waters

3:00 p.m.
Restriction of the Bergman shift to invariant subspaces.
Kehe Zhu*, State University of New York, Albany
(8914709)

3:30 p.m.
Schatten class Hankel operators on Bergman spaces.
Daniel H. Luecking*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
(8914726)

4:00 p.m.
Fredholmness of singular integral operators and related properties of HuntMuckenhouptWheeden weights.
I. Gohberg, Tel Aviv University, Israel
N. Krupnik, BarIlan University, Israel
I. Spitkovsky*, College of William and Mary
(8914741)

4:30 p.m.
Toeplitz operators on semisimple Lie groups.
Harald Upmeier*, University of Kansas
Yi Chu, University of Kansas
(8914721)

5:00 p.m.
On the optimal L^2 solution of the CaratheodorySchur interpolation problem.
Ciprian Foia\c s*, Indiana University, Bloomington
A. E. Frazho, Purdue University, West Lafayette
W. S. Li, Georgia Institute of Technology
(8911510)

5:30 p.m.
Hilbert spaces of vectorvalued holomorphic functions on symmetric tube domains.
Bent Orsted, Odense University, Denmark
Genkai Zhang*, Odense University, Denmark
(8913223)

6:00 p.m.
Some norm operator inequalities of H\"older type.
Mary Beth Ruskai*, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
(89147158)

Friday March 25, 1994, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Convergence Problems in Ergodic Theory, II
Room 328, Waters

3:00 p.m.
Convolution powers of spreadout probabilities.
Michael Lin*, BenGurion University of the Negev, Israel
Rainer Wittmann, University of G\"ottingen, Germany
(89122225)

3:30 p.m.
Singular spectral type of rank one transformations.
Ivo Klemes, McGill University, Canada
Karin Reinhold*, State University of New York, Albany
(89128171)

4:00 p.m.
The convergence problems arising from harmonic analysis and ergodic theory.
Guodong Li*, Ohio State University, Columbus
Joseph Rosenblatt, Ohio State University, Columbus
(89140138)

4:30 p.m.
Strongly approximately transitive actions of a semisimple Lie group and boundaries of random walks.
Wojciech Jaworski*, Dalhousie University
(89128172)

5:00 p.m.
Interval translation mappings.
Michael Boshernitzan, Rice University
Isaac Kornfeld*, North Dakota State University
(89158173)

Friday March 25, 1994, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems and Fluid Dynamics, II
Room 146, Cardwell

3:00 p.m.
Decompositions of vector fields and the equations for incompressible flow.
Giles Auchmuty*, University of Houston, University Park
(8917647)

3:30 p.m.
Stability and instability criteria for ideal fluids and MHD.
Susan Friedlander*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Misha Vishik, University of Texas, Austin
(8917639)

4:00 p.m.
Some analytical results for the HeleShaw problem.
M. Pugh*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(8913584)

4:30 p.m.
Short wavelength instabilities of rotating fluid masses.
Norman Lebovitz*, University of Chicago
(8917628)

5:00 p.m.
Multipolar fluids of grade 3.
Jindrich Necas*, Northern Illinois University
(8917671)

5:30 p.m.
Large time behaviour of solutions to the magnetohydrodynamics equations.
Maria E. Schonbek*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(89176139)

Friday March 25, 1994, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Computational Mathematics and Numerical Analysis, II
Room 333, Waters

3:00 p.m.
A moving grid method for unsteady problems.
Guojun Liao*, University of Texas, Arlington
(89165101)

3:30 p.m.
Adaptive finite element methods using grid deformation.
Bill Semper*, University of Texas, Arlington
(8916549)

4:00 p.m.
Discussion

4:30 p.m.
Mixed finite element methods for approximation of fluid velocities in heterogeneous porous media.
Richard E. Ewing*, Texas A & M University
Jian Shen, Texas A & M University
(89165166)

5:00 p.m.
Bifurcation and stability analysis of functional differential equations: Application to a reactive mixing problem.
Rodney O. Fox*, Kansas State University
(89165193)

5:30 p.m.
Molecular dynamics simulation of colliding microdrops of water.
Bryant M. Wyatt*, ESystems, Garland, Texas
(8916540)

Friday March 25, 1994, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Global Fields, II
Room 244, Waters

3:00 p.m.
Order of vanishing of the characteristic p zeta functions.
Dinesh S. Thakur*, University of Arizona
(89111148)

3:30 p.m.
On Drinfeld modules of Carlitz type.
JiNong Co*, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
(8911176)

4:00 p.m.
Average LangTrotter conjecture for Drinfeld modules.
Chantal David*, Concordia University
(8911161)

4:30 p.m.
Average values of Lseries in cyclic extensions of F(T).
Michael Rosen*, Brown University
(89111177)

5:00 p.m.
A relative class number formula for global function fields.
Linghsueh Shu*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(89111150)

Friday March 25, 1994, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables and Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 143, Cardwell

3:00 p.m.
On bounded point evaluation in C^n.
R. Michael Range*, State University of New York, Albany
Michael I. Stessin, University of Pittsburgh
(8913295)

3:30 p.m.
L^p and Holder smoothing of the barred partialNeumann operator, and subellipticity.
Emil J. Straube*, Texas A & M University, College Station
(89132123)

4:00 p.m.
Kobayshi metric of the ellipsoids.
Daowei Ma*, Wichita State University
(89132164)

4:30 p.m.
L^p estimates of CauchyRiemann equations.
Zhenhua Chen*, Tennessee Technological University
(89135126)

5:00 p.m.
W^k,pestimates for barred parshall on bounded convex domains in C^2.
Deyun Wu*, University of Notre Dame
(89132134)

5:30 p.m.
Type functions of CR manifolds.
Roman Dwilewicz*, University of Western Ontario
(89132224)

Friday March 25, 1994, 3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
General Session
Room 122, Cardwell

3:00 p.m.
kmaximal subgroups of classical groups.
Ralph Bremigan*, Ball State University
(8912077)

3:20 p.m.
A removable singularities theorem for families of ruled surfaces.
Adam Harris*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(8913258)

3:40 p.m.
Parametrically excited surface waves.
Lawrence Turyn*, Wright State University
(8913527)
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