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1994 Central Sectional Meeting
Stillwater, OK, October 2829, 1994
Meeting #895
Associate secretaries:
Andy R Magid, AMS
amagid@ou.edu
Saturday October 29, 1994

Saturday October 29, 1994, 3:00 a.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on The Evolving Undergraduate Mathematics Curriculum, I
Room 265, Student Union

3:00 a.m.
Menger, derive and chapter 6 of Harvard calculus.
Joseph Harkin*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(89598144)

3:30 a.m.
Linear algebra: Restructuring for a technology rich environment.
Donald R. LaTorre*, Clemson University
(89515148)

4:00 a.m.
Real and complex analysis: An amalgam for undergraduates.
Anant P. Godbole*, Michigan Technological University
(89598110)

4:30 a.m.
A mathematics minor for preservice elementary teachers  making connections.
Joel K. Haack*, University of Northern Iowa
Jack Wilkinson, University of Northern Iowa
(8959818)

5:00 a.m.
Mathematics across the curriculum.
Jerry A. Johnson*, University of Nevada, Reno
(89598113)

5:30 a.m.
Mathematics for the nontechnical: Why and What.
Michael Starbird*, University of Texas, Austin
(89598202)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 416, Student Union

8:00 a.m.
Intersection lattices and the topological structures of complements of arrangements.
T. Jiang, Chicago State University
Stephen S.T. Yau*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(8951452)

8:30 a.m.
Set theoretic complete intersections in projective space.
David B. Jaffe*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(89514129)

9:00 a.m.
Refined residual intersections and some applications.
Xian Wu*, University of South Carolina
(8951427)

9:30 a.m.
Chow groups of singular varieties.
Masaki Hanamura*, University of Chicago
(8951496)

10:00 a.m.
Invariants of PGL_n and third cohomology.
David Saltman*, University of Texas, Austin
(89514123)

10:30 a.m.
Segre classes and graph colorings.
Paolo Aluffi*, Florida State University
(89514100)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Representations of Lie Groups, III
Room 215, Student Union

8:00 a.m.
Boundary value maps and unitarity.
Leticia Barchini*, Temple University, Philadelphia
(89522167)

8:30 a.m.
Geometric realizations for highest weight representations.
Mark G. Davidson*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Raymond C. Fabec, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(89522164)

9:00 a.m.
The oscillator character formula.
Andrzej Daszkiewicz, Nicholas Copernicus University, Poland
Tomasz Przebinda*, University of Oklahoma
(8952284)

9:30 a.m.
Small subrepresentations of (degenerate) principal series.
Nolan R. Wallach*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(89522124)

10:00 a.m.
Whittaker models, nilpotent orbits and asymptotics of HarishChandra modules.
David H. Collingwood*, University of Washington
(89522104)

10:30 a.m.
The minimal representation for real exceptional Lie groups.
JingSong Huang*, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
(8952286)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Groups and Topology, II
Room 415/417, Student Union

8:00 a.m.
Cohomology of the symplectic group SP(4,Z).
Alan B. Brownstein, Rutgers University, Newark
Ronnie Lee*, Yale University
(89522126)

8:30 a.m.
Periodicity in the cohomology of Out(F_n).
Henry H. Glover*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(89535200)

9:00 a.m.
On the nonexistence of free actions of infinite groups on $\Bbf R^k x (S^n)^l$.
ChunNip Lee*, Northwestern University
(8955716)

9:30 a.m.
OrlikSolomon algebras and arithmetic groups.
Alan B. Brownstein*, Monmouth Junction, New Jersey
(89511186)

10:00 a.m.
Cohomological invariants of mapping class groups.
Stewart B. Priddy, Northwestern University
Yining Xia*, Northern Illinois University
(89555195)

10:30 a.m.
Differential operators for SL(3,R).
Douglas Grenier*, University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Eric G. Stade, University of Colorado, Boulder
(89511171)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on New Doctoral Work in Mathematics, III
Room 203, Student Union

8:30 a.m.
On Jentzsch's theorem.
Xiaoling Qian*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(89530153)

9:00 a.m.
Omiminal homology.
Arthur A. Woerheide*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(89503137)

9:30 a.m.
Dynamics of piecewise isometries.
Arek Jozef Goetz*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(89553136)

10:00 a.m.
Semigroups for which every right congruence is essential.
Rekha Bai*, University of Iowa
(89520154)

10:30 a.m.
Automorphism groups of combinatorial structures.
Robert Jajcay*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(8959343)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Algebraic Groups, III
Room 408, Student Union

8:30 a.m.
Resolutions and parabolic Schur algebras.
Mihalis Maliakas*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
(8952031)

9:00 a.m.
Infinitesimal Schur algebras.
S. R. Doty*, Loyola University of Chicago
(89520180)

9:30 a.m.
Complexity for infinitesimal Schur algebras.
Daniel K. Nakano*, Northwestern University
S. R. Doty, Loyola University of Chicago
Karl M. Peters, Loyola University of Chicago
(8952037)

10:00 a.m.
Exact Borel subalgebras.
Brian Parshall*, University of Virginia
Jian Pan Wang, East China Normal University, People's Republic of China
(89516165)

10:30 a.m.
The units subgroup of a restricted envelope.
William J. Haboush*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(89520156)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, II
Room 412, Student Union

8:30 a.m.
Sums of squares over function fields and spectral theory.
Lynne H. Walling*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Kathy D. Merrill, Colorado College
(89511135)

9:00 a.m.
Fourth spectral moments of cusp forms.
Nigel J. Pitt*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(89511190)

9:30 a.m.
On sums of consecutive squares.
Andrew Bremner*, Arizona State University
Eileen Wolfley, Arizona State University
(89511117)

10:00 a.m.
Mellin transforms of Whittaker functions.
Eric G. Stade*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(89511188)

10:30 a.m.
Average values of cubic Lseries.
Daniel Lieman*, Columbia University
(89511162)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables, III
Room 450, Student Union

8:30 a.m.
On exhaustion of domains.
Buma Fridman*, Wichita State University
Daowei Ma, Wichita State University
(8953225)

9:00 a.m.
Boundary limits of the Bergman kernel and metric.
Harold P. Boas, Texas A & M University, College Station
Emil J. Straube*, Texas A & M University, College Station
Jiye Yu, Texas A & M University, College Station
(89532185)

9:30 a.m.
Analysis on the Wu metric $1$: The case of the Tullen domains.
ChiKeung Cheung*, Boston College
KangTae Kim, Brown University
(89532122)

10:00 a.m.
More on zeroes of the Bergman kernel.
Harold P. Boas*, Texas A & M University, College Station
(89532183)

10:30 a.m.
CR singular surfaces.
Gary A. Harris*, Texas Tech University
(89532119)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Hyperbolic Geometry and Discrete Groups, III
Room 413, Student Union

9:00 a.m.
Global rigidity of manifolds with symmetry.
Yoshinobu Kamishima*, Kumamoto University, Japan
(8955751)

10:00 a.m.
Invariant differential operators for projective geometry.
Robert Molzon*, University of Kentucky
Hirotaka Tamanoi, University of Kentucky
(89532128)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Fluid Dynamics, II
Room 280, Student Union

9:00 a.m.
Statistical equilibria and coherent structures in magnetohydrodynamics.
Richard Jordan*, Carnegie Mellon University
(89576161)

9:30 a.m.
Bypass transition to turbulence  the role of linear and nonlinear mechanisms.
Peter Schmid*, University of Washington
(8957626)

10:00 a.m.
Corner vortices in two dimensional hydrodynamics.
Kenneth G. Miller*, Wichita State University
(8957694)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Technology in the Classroom, III
Room 265, Student Union

9:00 a.m.
Using interactive MINITAB lessons to enhance the teaching of statistics.
John C. Longnecker*, University of Northern Iowa
(8959864)

9:30 a.m.
X(PLORING) undergraduate mathematics.
Daniel C. Kemp*, South Dakota State University
(8959866)

10:00 a.m.
Pictorial matrix illconditioning using MATLAB.
Martin Rooney*, University of Central Oklahoma
(8959855)

10:30 a.m.
DERIVE and differential equations.
Benny Evans*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(8959854)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Geodesics, II
Room 460, Student Union

9:00 a.m.
A Riemannian invariant and its applications to submanifold theory.
BangYen Chen*, Michigan State University
(8955378)

9:30 a.m.
Spi from Scri.
Adam Helfer*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(89583178)

10:00 a.m.
Pseudoconvex and disprisoning homogeneous sprays.
Lilia Del Riego*, University Autonoma de San Luis Potos, Mexico
Phillip E. Parker, Wichita State University
(89553177)

10:30 a.m.
Gravitational fields as twodimensional geodesics.
Hernando Quevedo*, University National Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
(89553197)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Session on Analysis and Applied Mathematics
Room 420, Student Union

9:00 a.m.
The large eigenvalues of layered media.
Gerassimos A. Athanassoulis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Vassilis G. Papanicolaou*, Wichita State University
(8953503)

9:15 a.m.
Quantum field theory and relativistic computation over the continuum.
A. C. Manoharan*, University of Central Oklahoma
M. Manoharan, University of Central Oklahoma
(8953236)

9:30 a.m.
Some mathematical problems of tomography and radiotherapy.
Serguei V. Lissianoi*, Wichita State University
(89544157)

9:45 a.m.
Steepest descent and nonlinearly constrained energyminimizing maps.
Javier Garza*, Tarleton State University
(8954969)

10:00 a.m.
Abstract of the relativistic fluid dynamics.
Jing Chen*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(8957601)

10:15 a.m.
Regularity results for the solutions of the primitive equations of the atmosphere and the ocean.
Mohammed B. Ziane*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(89586143)

10:30 a.m.
Two constant theorems for Hardy spaces in several variables.
John T. Anderson*, College of the Holy Cross
Joseph A. Cima, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(8953239)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
On the Gaussian measure of the intersection of symmetric convex sets.
Room 203, Student Union
Gideon Schechtman, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Thomas Schlumprecht, Texas A & M University, College Station
Joel Zinn*, Texas A & M University, College Station
(8956076)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Counting number fields as orbits of representations.
Room 203, Student Union
David J. Wright*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(8951175)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, III
Room 412, Student Union

2:30 p.m.
Galois theory, elliptic curves, and root numbers.
David Rohrlich*, Boston University
(89511105)

3:00 p.m.
Split primes of small norm.
John B. Friedlander*, University of Toronto
(8951193)

3:30 p.m.
Converse theorems without twisting.
Brian Conrey, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
David Farmer*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(89511187)

4:00 p.m.
The Kubota symbol for $Sp(2n,Q(\sqrt{m}))$.
Ozlem Erverdi Imamoglu*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(89511120)

4:30 p.m.
Sums of multiplicative functions on shifted primes.
P.D.T.A. Elliott*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(89511196)

5:00 p.m.
Zeros of Fekete polynomials.
Brian Conrey, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Andrew J. Granville*, University of Georgia
Bjorn Poonen, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(89511198)

5:30 p.m.
An application of combinatorics.
Ilan Vardi*, Stanford University
(89511199)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on New Doctoral Work in Mathematics, IV
Room 203, Student Union

3:00 p.m.
Diophantine approximation with prime numbers.
KwokKwong Choi*, University of Texas, Austin
(89511139)

3:30 p.m.
Ltheory of crystallographic groups.
Kimberly L. Pearson*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(89519140)

4:00 p.m.
Equations with Mathieu groups as their Galois groups in characteristic 3.
Ikkwon Yie*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(89512151)

4:30 p.m.
Prime enveloping algebras.
Mark Curtis Wilson*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(8951609)

5:00 p.m.
Difference set: Its multiplier and existence.
Qing Xiang*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(89505142)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Hyperbolic Geometry and Discrete Groups, IV
Room 413, Student Union

3:00 p.m.
Quasiisometries between complex hyperbolic lattices.
Richard Schwartz*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(89581149)

4:00 p.m.
Stratification of the deformations of the complex structures on complex hyperbolic surfaces.
Shigeru Takamura*, University of Maryland, College Park
(8955382)

5:00 p.m.
Triangle group actions on hyperbolic $4$manifolds.
Peter L. Waterman*, Northern Illinois University
Nicolaas H. Kuiper, Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques, France
(8953080)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Algebraic Groups, IV
Room 408, Student Union

3:00 p.m.
Bases for Demazure modules.
V. Lakshmibai*, Northeastern University
(8952089)

3:30 p.m.
Actions on the LakshmibaiSeshadri bases in the minuscule cases.
Robert A. Proctor*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(8951795)

4:00 p.m.
Shapovalov determinant for restricted and quantized restricted enveloping algebras.
Shrawan Kumar, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Gail R. Letzter*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(89517111)

4:30 p.m.
Freeness of the quantum coordinate algebras.
Zongzhu Lin*, Kansas State University
(8951783)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 416, Student Union

3:00 p.m.
Generators and resolutions of ideals defining certain surfaces in projective space.
Sandeep H. Holay*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(8951472)

3:30 p.m.
Torsion sections of elliptic surfaces.
Rick Miranda, Colorado State University
Peter F. Stiller*, Texas A & M University, College Station
(8951429)

4:00 p.m.
Resolutions for fat points in the plane.
Brian Harbourne*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(89514103)

4:30 p.m.
Examples of liftings of surfaces and a problem in de Rham cohomology.
William E. Lang*, Brigham Young University
(8951430)

5:00 p.m.
Equivalence and finite determinancy of mappings.
Steven Dale Cutkosky*, University of Missouri, Columbia
Hema Srinivasan, University of Missouri, Columbia
(8951406)

5:30 p.m.
Informal Discussion

Saturday October 29, 1994, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Representations of Lie Groups, IV
Room 215, Student Union

3:00 p.m.
Some BottBorelWeil results for unitary highest weight modules.
Ronald J. Stanke*, Baylor University
(8952298)

3:30 p.m.
Embeddings of unitary highest weight representations.
Thomas J. Enright*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(89522131)

4:00 p.m.
Jordan algebras and small unitary representations.
Siddhartha Sahi*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(8952222)

4:30 p.m.
Model algebras and nilpotent orbits in semisimple Lie algebras.
William McGovern*, University of Washington
(8951710)

5:00 p.m.
Representations of semisimple Lie groups with infinite center.
Robert D. Shalla*, University of Utah
(8952288)

6:00 p.m.
Informal Discussion

Saturday October 29, 1994, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Fluid Dynamics, III
Room 280, Student Union

3:00 p.m.
Resonant triads of capillarygravity waves in the presence of a winddrift current.
Lawrence Christopher Morland*, Southern Methodist University
(8957649)

3:30 p.m.
Spatial bifurcations of water and interfacial waves.
Frederic Dias*, Institute Nonlineaire de Nice, France
(89576112)

4:00 p.m.
Slip over rough and coated surfaces.
Michael J. Miksis*, Northwestern University
Stephen H. Davis, Northwestern University
(8957624)

4:30 p.m.
Informal Discussions

Saturday October 29, 1994, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables, IV
Room 450, Student Union

3:00 p.m.
Embedding three dimensional CR manifolds.
John S. Bland*, University of Toronto
Charles L. Epstein, University of Pennsylvania
(89532159)

3:30 p.m.
Integrable analytic vector fields with a nilpotent linear part.
Xianghong Gong*, University of Chicago
(89532182)

4:00 p.m.
Automorphisms of CR quadrics, automorphisms of nondegenerate CR quadrics and Siegel domains. Explicit description.
Vladimir V. Ezov*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(89532114)

Saturday October 29, 1994, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Geodesics, III
Room 460, Student Union

3:00 p.m.
Closed geodesics in 2step nilmanifolds.
Maura B. Mast*, Northeastern University
(89553170)

3:30 p.m.
Geodesics in pseudoriemannian 2step nilpotent Lie groups.
Luis A. Cordero, University of Santiago, Spain
Phillip E. Parker*, Wichita State University
(89553175)

4:00 p.m.
Discussion

4:30 p.m.
Every Riemann surface has a hall ray at each cusp.
Mark Sheingorn*, Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York
Thomas A. Schmidt, Oregon State University
(8953002)

5:00 p.m.
Reflected geodesics.
Thomas A. Schmidt*, Oregon State University
Mark Sheingorn, Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York
(89530127)
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