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1995 Fall Central Sectional meeting
Kent, OH, November 34, 1995
Meeting #904
Associate secretaries: Andy R Magid, AMS amagid@ou.edu
Friday November 3, 1995

Friday November 3, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Topology, I
Room 311, Kent Student Center Organizers: John F. Oprea, Cleveland State University
Paul Schick, John Caroll University

8:00 a.m.
Geometry and the evaluation map.
Aniceto Murillo*, University of Malaga, Spain
(90455114)

8:30 a.m.
New bounds on the Betti numbers of nilpotent Lie algebras.
Grant Cairns, LaTrobe University, Australia
B. J. Jessup*, University of Ottawa
(90455185)

9:00 a.m.
Obstruction theory and minimal models.
Gregory M. Lupton*, Cleveland State University
(90455115)

9:30 a.m.
Conedecompositions and degenerate critical points.
Octavian Cornea*, University of Lille I, France
(90455116)

10:00 a.m.
From operads to mathematical physics.
James D. Stasheff*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(90455179)

10:30 a.m.
Homotopy Gerstenhaber algebras and quantum operators.
Takashi Kimura*, Boston University
Alexander A. Voronov, University of Pennsylvania
Gregg J. Zuckerman, Yale University
(90414178)

Friday November 3, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Numerical Linear Algebra and Scientific Computing, I
Room 317, Kent Student Center Organizers: Lothar Reichel, Kent State University
Arden Ruttan, Kent State University
Richard S. Varga, Kent State University

8:00 a.m.
Random triangular matrices.
Lloyd N. Trefethen*, Cornell University, Ithaca
(9041530)

8:30 a.m.
A partial Jacobi method for signal subspace separation.
Hongyuan Zha*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(9046005)

9:00 a.m.
A more accurate method for bidiagonal reduction.
Jesse L. Barlow*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(9046508)

9:30 a.m.
An algorithm for large symmetric Toeplitz eigenproblems.
Santosh Kumar Mohanty, O. U. A. T., Ourissa, India
Gregory S. Ammar*, Northern Illinois University
(9046506)

10:00 a.m.
Preconditioning techniques in large scale nonHermitian eigenproblem solvers.
Zhaojun Bai*, University of Kentucky
(9046507)

10:30 a.m.
Moments in quadrature problems.
Walter Gautschi*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(9046515)

Friday November 3, 1995, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Functional Analysis and Operator Theory, I
Room 319, Kent Student Center Organizers: Richard M. Aron, Kent State University
Per Enflo, Kent State University
Andrew M. Tonge, Kent State University

8:30 a.m.
A lifting theorem for locally convex subspaces of $L_0$.
Richard G. Faber*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(90446206)

9:00 a.m.
Holomorphic mappings on Banach spaces.
Luiza A. Moraes*, Universidade Federale de Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(90446204)

9:30 a.m.
A duality problem for certain analytic functions.
Massoud Jahangiri*, Kent State University, Burton
(9044636)

10:00 a.m.
Calder\'on couples of vectorvalued sequence spaces.
Mieczyslaw Mastylo*, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
(90446159)

10:30 a.m.
Banach couples which satisfy the condition $(A_0, A_1)^0_{\theta , \infty} = (A_0, A_1)_{\theta,\infty}$.
Michael Cwikel*, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology, Israel
Mieczyslaw Mastylo, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
(90446207)

Friday November 3, 1995, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Foundations and Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science, I
Room 313, Kent Student Center Organizers: Johnnie W. Baker, Kent State University
Meera Sitharam, Kent State University

8:30 a.m.
Flows and queueing networks.
James A. Walsh*, Oberlin College
G. R. Hall, Oberlin College
B. Elenbogen, Oberlin College
(90468226)

9:00 a.m.
Poisson approximations for functionals of random trees.
Robert Paul Dobrow*, Northeast Missouri State University
Robert Smythe, Northeast Missouri State University
(90468220)

9:30 a.m.
Real solutions for multivariate polynomial inequalities.
Bruce B. Anderson*, Kent State University, Kent
Meera Sitharam, Kent State University, East Liverpool
(90426221)

10:00 a.m.
Efficient algorithms for computing the Jacobi symbol.
Jonathan Paul Sorenson*, Butler University
Shawna Meyer, Butler University
(90411229)

10:30 a.m.
Density of normal elements.
Daniel Panario*, University of Toronto
Shuhong Gao, University of Toronto
(90468227)

Friday November 3, 1995, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, I
Room 318, Kent Student Center Organizers: Steve C. Hofmann, University of Missouri, Columbia
Rodolfo H. Torres, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

8:30 a.m.
A note on the Kakeya maximal operator.
Jose A. Barrionuevo*, University of South Alabama
(90442149)

9:00 a.m.
The square root problem of Kato in one dimension.
Pascal Auscher, Brown University
Alan G.R McIntosh, Macquarie University, Australia
Andrea R. Nahmod*, University of Texas, Austin
(9044270)

9:30 a.m.
Averaging and maximal averaging operators associated to mixed homogeneous hypersurfaces.
Alex Iosevich*, Wright State University
(90442167)

10:00 a.m.
Estimates for oscillatory integrals on the unit sphere.
Dashan Fan, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
YiBiao Pan*, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
(90442122)

10:30 a.m.
On the oscillatory integral along a curve.
Jiaping Zhong*, University of Texas, Austin
(90442118)

Friday November 3, 1995, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups and Geometrics and Related Topics, I
Room 315, Kent Student Center Organizers: Curtis D. Bennett, Bowling Green State University
Daniel E. Frohardt, Wayne State University

9:00 a.m.
Large abelian subgroups of $p$groups, $\rm {II}$.
George Glauberman*, University of Chicago
(90420100)

9:30 a.m.
A characterization of a product of $A_7$'s.
Andrew L. Chermak*, Kansas State University
(90420247)

10:00 a.m.
On vertex operator algebras.
Koichior Harada*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(9042052)

10:30 a.m.
Automorphisms of vertex operator algebras.
Robert Louis Griess, Jr.*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(90420110)

Friday November 3, 1995, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory of Finite Groups and Related Topics, I
Room 316, Kent Student Center Organizers: Stephen M. Gagola, Jr., Kent State University
Donald L. White, Kent State University

9:00 a.m.
Character degrees of groups associated with finite algebras.
I. Martin Isaacs*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(90420109)

9:30 a.m.
Characters of maximal subgroups of $M$groups.
Mark L. Lewis*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(9042043)

10:00 a.m.
Sharp characters with irrational values.
Dean L. Alvis*, Indiana University, South Bend
Sohei Nozawa, Chiba University, Japan
(90420162)

10:30 a.m.
Regular orbits of primitive solvable groups.
Walter Carlip*, Ohio University, Athens
(90420164)

Friday November 3, 1995, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homological Aspects of Commutative Ring Theory, I
Room 303, Kent Student Center Organizers: Andrew Richard Kustin, University of South Carolina, Columbia
Matthew Miller, University of South Carolina, Columbia

9:00 a.m.
AuslanderBuchsbaum equalities.
HansBjorn Foxby*, Copenhagen University, Denmark
(90413137)

9:30 a.m.
$0$Borel fixed ideals.
Irena V. Peeva*, University of California, Berkeley
(90413107)

10:00 a.m.
Weak purity for Gorenstein rings is determined in codimension four.
Adam R. Borek, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Phillip Griffith*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(9041392)

10:30 a.m.
Informal Discussion

Friday November 3, 1995, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 309, Kent Student Center Organizers: Alice Silverberg, Ohio State University
Yuri G. Zarhin, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, and Russian Academy of Sciences

9:00 a.m.
Mod $p$ cohomology of $GL(3,{\Bbb Z})$.
Avner D. Ash*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(9041147)

9:30 a.m.
Arithmetic of certain CalabiYau manifolds over number fields.
Noriko Yui*, Queen's University
Fernando Quadros Gouv\^ea, Colby College
(9041462)

10:00 a.m.
Chow motives of KugaShimura varieties.
B. Brent Gordon*, University of Oklahoma
Jacob P. Murre, University of Leiden, Netherlands
(9041487)

10:30 a.m.
Zero cycles on the twofold product of an elliptic curve.
Jacob P. Murre*, University of Leiden, Netherlands
(9041485)

Friday November 3, 1995, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
General Session, I
Room 314, Kent Student Center

9:00 a.m.
An integral equation describing decay.
William C. Peterson*, William Peterson and Associates, Carbondale, Illinois
(9044575)

9:15 a.m.
Weak and strong topologies on the commutant of a hyponormal operator.
Bebe Prunaru*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(9044757)

9:30 a.m.
Estimation of $\ f(A)XXf(B)\$ in terms of $\AXXB\$.
Khristo N. Boyadzhiev*, Ohio Northern University
(9044777)

9:45 a.m.
Regularized functional calculus of commuting generators of bounded strongly continuous groups and applications.
Ralph deLaubenfels, Ohio University, Athens
Yansong Lei*, Ohio University, Athens
(9044797)

10:00 a.m.
A note on the sensitivity of the solution of the linear least squares problem.
Jun Ji*, Valdosta State College
(9046558)

10:15 a.m.
A problem in nonlinear ion transport.
Kristin A. Pfabe*, Northern Kentucky University
(9046567)

10:30 a.m.
Rotation index $2$ closed elastic curves in hyperbolic space.
Daniel H. Steinberg*, John Carroll University
(90499250)

Friday November 3, 1995, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Asymptotic homological algebra over commutative rings.
The KIVA, Kent Student Center
Luchezar L. Avramov*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(9040001)

Friday November 3, 1995, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Rigidity theorems for abelian varieties.
The KIVA, Kent Student Center
Alice Silverberg*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(9041402)

Friday November 3, 1995, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Topology, II
Room 311, Kent Student Center Organizers: John F. Oprea, Cleveland State University
Paul Schick, John Caroll University

2:30 p.m.
Algebraic approaches to the stable category.
Michael A. Mandell*, University of Chicago
(90455189)

3:00 p.m.
Morava $K$theory of extended powers.
James E. McClure*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(90455191)

3:30 p.m.
Exotic convergence of the EilenbergMoore spectral sequence.
Brooke E. Shipley*, University of Notre Dame and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(90455193)

4:00 p.m.
Axiomatic stable homotopy and phantom maps.
J. Daniel Christensen*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(90455197)

4:30 p.m.
$A$cellular spaces.
Wojciech Chacholski, Fields Institute
Michele Intermont*, Mesa State College
(90455194)

5:00 p.m.
$S$Algebras.
Jerome J. Wolbert*, University of Chicago
(90455198)

5:30 p.m.
A new approch to the BlakersMassey theorem.
Wojciech Chacholski*, University of Notre Dame
(90455249)

Friday November 3, 1995, 2:40 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Linear Algebra and Scientific Computing, II
Room 317, Kent Student Center Organizers: Lothar Reichel, Kent State University
Arden Ruttan, Kent State University
Richard S. Varga, Kent State University

2:40 p.m.
Biorthogonality and partial pole assignment for the symmetric definite quadratic pencil.
Biswa Nath Datta*, Northern Illinois University
Sylvan Elhay, University of Adelaide, South Australia
Yitshak M. Ram, University of Adelaide, South Australia
(9041528)

3:10 p.m.
On the distance to the nearest singular pencil.
Ralph Byers*, University of Kansas
Chunyang He, Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany
Volker Mehrmann, Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany
(9046510)

3:40 p.m.
Matrix approximants for inverse vibration problems.
Christopher A. Beattie*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(9046509)

4:10 p.m.
Applications of implicit restarting in optimization and control.
Danny C. Sorensen*, Rice University
(9046524)

4:40 p.m.
Parallel iterative methods for eigenvalue computation.
Anne E. Trefethen*, Cornell University, Ithaca
(9041529)

5:10 p.m.
Krylov methods on parallel computers.
Michael Eiermann*, Technical University Bergakademie University, Germany
(9046513)

5:40 p.m.
Parallelizing Sylvesterlike operations on a distributed memory computer.
Dan Hu*, Rice University
Danny C. Sorensen, Rice University
(9046518)

6:10 p.m.
Multifrontal computation with the orthogonal factors of sparse matrices.
SzuMin Lu*, Cortland, Ohio
Jesse L. Barlow, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(9046527)

Friday November 3, 1995, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Functional Analysis and Operator Theory, II
Room 319, Kent Student Center Organizers: Richard M. Aron, Kent State University
Per Enflo, Kent State University
Andrew M. Tonge, Kent State University

3:00 p.m.
Invariant subspaces for positive operators.
Charalambos D. Aliprantis*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
(90447127)

3:30 p.m.
Minimal vectors and invariant subspaces.
Shamim Ansari*, Kent State University, Kent
(90447157)

4:00 p.m.
Geometric eigenspace of the generator of positive $C_0$semigroups.
RueyJen S. Jang*, Texas Tech University
(90447130)

4:30 p.m.
The operator of Foias and Williams: Some algebraic properties of the symbol.
Srdjan Petrovic*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(90447147)

5:00 p.m.
Contractions and sectorial operators in Hilbert and Krein spaces, the T. Kato problem and theorems by K. Friedrichs M. Krein R. Phillips.
Leonid Oridoroga, University of Donetsk, Ukraine
E. R. Tsekanovskii*, State University of New York, Buffalo
(9044773)

5:30 p.m.
Stability of semigroups of operators and its relation with the existence of invariant subspaces.
QuocPhong Vu*, Ohio University, Athens
(90447214)

6:00 p.m.
Smooth perturbation of continuous spectrum.
Evgeney Vasilievich Cheremnikh*, Lviv, Ukraine
(90446208)

Friday November 3, 1995, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Foundations and Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science, II
Room 313, Kent Student Center Organizers: Johnnie W. Baker, Kent State University
Meera Sitharam, Kent State University

3:00 p.m.
Which real functions are computable? Generalizations of Church's Thesis.
Klaus Weihrauch*, Fern Universitaet, Germany
(90403225)

3:30 p.m.
Sparse hard sets for $P$: Resolution of a conjecture of Hartmanis.
D. Sivakumer*, State University of New York, Buffalo
JinYi Cai, State University of New York, Buffalo
(90468231)

4:00 p.m.
Spectral methods for matrix rigidity with applications to sizedepth tradeoffs and communication complexity.
Satyanarayana V. Lokam*, University of Chicago
(90468228)

4:30 p.m.
Lower bounds for monotone span programs.
Anna Gal*, Institute for Advanced Study
Amos Beimel, Institute for Advanced Study
Mike Paterson, Institute for Advanced Study
(90468219)

5:00 p.m.
On applications of Fourier analysis in machine learning.
Jeffrey Jackson*, Duquesne University
(90468233)

5:30 p.m.
Problems and techniques on Walsh functions.
Per Enflo*, Kent State University, Kent
(90468223)

6:00 p.m.
Complexity questions and approximation from function spaces over the cube.
Meera Sitharam*, Kent State University, Kent
(90468236)

Friday November 3, 1995, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Toric Varieties, Intersection Theory, and Enumerative Geometry, I
Room 314, Kent Student Center Organizers: Chunsheng Ban, Ohio State University, Mansfield
Lars J. Ernstrom, Ohio State University, Mansfield
Gary P. Kennedy, Ohio State University, Mansfield
Lee J. McEwan, Ohio State University, Mansfield

3:00 p.m.
Characteristic classes of singular hypersurfaces.
Paolo Aluffi*, Florida State University
(9041491)

3:30 p.m.
The orbits of curvilinear data under motions of the plane.
Susan Jane Colley*, Oberlin College
Gary P. Kennedy, Ohio State University, Mansfield
Ian B. Robertson, University of Chicago
Susan Judith Sierra, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(90414124)

4:00 p.m.
Introducing protoric varieties.
Yi Hu*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(90414163)

4:30 p.m.
Chern classes and residues of connections.
Donu Arapura*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(90414165)

Friday November 3, 1995, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Groups and Geometrics and Related Topics, II
Room 315, Kent Student Center Organizers: Curtis D. Bennett, Bowling Green State University
Daniel E. Frohardt, Wayne State University

3:00 p.m.
The $Z^*$theorem and the classification.
Ronald M. Solomon*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(9042079)

3:30 p.m.
Conjugacy of $Alt_5$ and $SL(2,5)$ subgroups of $E_6(C)$.
Darrin D. Frey*, Winona State University
(90420120)

4:00 p.m.
Fixed point rations in classical groups.
Daniel E. Frohardt, Wayne State University
Kay Magaard*, Wayne State University
(90420172)

4:30 p.m.
Sharp permutation groups.
Douglas P. Brozovic*, University of North Texas
(9042080)

5:00 p.m.
Maximality of alternating groups in the classical groups.
William J. Husen*, Wayne State University
(90420177)

5:30 p.m.
Clifford theory for cyclic quotient groups.
Alexandre Turull*, University of Florida
(90420152)

Friday November 3, 1995, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory of Finite Groups and Related Topics, II
Room 316, Kent Student Center Organizers: Stephen M. Gagola, Jr., Kent State University
Donald L. White, Kent State University

3:00 p.m.
Integral table algebras and their diagrams, when all nontrivial basis elements have degree $3$.
Harvey I. Blau*, Northern Illinois University
Bangteng Xu, Northern Illinois University
(90420139)

3:30 p.m.
Green correspondents of lattices affording irreducible characters.
Harald E. Ellers*, Northern Illinois University
George F. Seelinger, Northern Illinois University
(90420128)

4:00 p.m.
The weak Cayley table of a group.
Kenneth Walter Johnson*, Pennsylvania State University, Abington
Surinder Sehgal, Ohio State University, Columbus
(9042076)

4:30 p.m.
On blocks and source algebras for the double covers of the symmetric groups.
Radha Kessar*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(90420140)

5:00 p.m.
Informal Discussion

Friday November 3, 1995, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, II
Room 318, Kent Student Center Organizers: Steve C. Hofmann, University of Missouri, Columbia
Rodolfo H. Torres, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

3:00 p.m.
Regularity of the solution operator for some unilateral obstacle problems.
David R. Adams*, University of Kentucky
(9043571)

3:30 p.m.
Uniqueness in the impedance imaging problem for less regular conductivities.
Russell M. Brown*, University of Kentucky
(90435169)

4:00 p.m.
The Dirichlet problem for second order elliptic operators with nonsmooth coefficients.
Eugene B. Fabes*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(90435117)

4:30 p.m.
On absolute continuity of parabolic measure.
John L. Lewis*, University of Kentucky
(9043046)

5:00 p.m.
The initial value problem for generalized KdV equations.
Gigliola Staffilani*, University of Chicago
(90442132)

5:30 p.m.
Eigenvalue asymptotics for Schr\"odinger operators with magnetic fields.
ZhongWei Shen*, University of Kentucky
(9043541)

6:00 p.m.
Smoothness of level surfaces of Green's function in exterior sphere domains.
Stephen J. Fromm*, University of Wyoming
David Jerison, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(90435170)

Friday November 3, 1995, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homological Aspects of Commutative Ring Theory, II
Room 303, Kent Student Center Organizers: Andrew Richard Kustin, University of South Carolina, Columbia
Matthew Miller, University of South Carolina, Columbia

3:00 p.m.
A new ideal closure in mixed characteristic.
Melvin Hochster*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(90413143)

3:30 p.m.
Finite for dimension and failure of coherence in absolute integral closures.
Ian M. Aberbach*, University of Missouri, Columbia
Melvin Hochster, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(90413129)

4:00 p.m.
Primary decompositions of powers of ideals.
Irena Swanson*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(90413108)

4:30 p.m.
Fujita's freeness conjecture in terms of local cohomology.
Karen E. Smith*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(90413131)

5:00 p.m.
Vanishing and rigidity of local cohomology.
Craig L. Huneke*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Roger A. Wiegand, University of Nebraska
(90413138)

5:30 p.m.
The local RiemannRoch formula.
Paul C. Roberts*, University of Utah
(90413217)

Friday November 3, 1995, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 309, Kent Student Center Organizers: Alice Silverberg, Ohio State University
Yuri G. Zarhin, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, and Russian Academy of Sciences

3:00 p.m.
Galois representations in the function field case.
Nigel Boston*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
David T. Ose, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(9041183)

3:30 p.m.
Counterexamples to uniform bounds in characteristic $p$.
Jose Felipe Voloch*, University of Texas, Austin
(9041140)

4:00 p.m.
Uniform boundedness of rational points on curves.
Dan Abramovich*, Boston University
(90411148)

4:30 p.m.
Filtrations on the cohomology of abelian varieties.
Salman Abdulali*, Northwestern University
(9041484)

5:00 p.m.
Groups of components.
Dino J. Lorenzini*, University of Georgia
(90414173)

5:30 p.m.
Some hypersurfaces in $P^4$ and the Hasse principle.
Peter Sarnak, Princeton University
Lan Wang*, Institute for Advanced Study
(9041169)
Saturday November 4, 1995

Saturday November 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Functional Analysis and Operator Theory, III
Room 317, Kent Student Center Organizers: Richard M. Aron, Kent State University
Per Enflo, Kent State University
Andrew M. Tonge, Kent State University

8:00 a.m.
Cyclic vectors of composition operators
Angela Spalsbury*, Kent State University, Kent
(90446144)

8:30 a.m.
Rudin's orthogonality problem and the Nevalinna counting function.
Paul S. Bourdon*, Washington & Lee University
(90430112)

9:00 a.m.
$C^*$algebras generated by a subnormal operator.
Kit Chak Chan*, Bowling Green State University
Zeljko Cuckovic, University of Toledo
(90446160)

9:30 a.m.
Using several complex variables to study algebras of functions of one complex variable.
Alexander J. Izzo*, Bowling Green State University
(90446180)

10:00 a.m.
The maximal ideals of some algebras of Lipschitz functions.
Krzysztof Jarosz*, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
(90446205)

10:30 a.m.
Isomorphisms of $L^p$ group algebras.
Geoffrey V. Wood*, University College of Swansea, Wales
(90446158)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups and Geometrics and Related Topics, III
Room 315, Kent Student Center Organizers: Curtis D. Bennett, Bowling Green State University
Daniel E. Frohardt, Wayne State University

8:00 a.m.
Applications of finite geometry to group cohomology.
Stephen D. Smith*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(9042035)

8:30 a.m.
On the mod$2$ cohomology of the Lyons sporadic simple group.
Kristin Umland*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(9042090)

9:00 a.m.
The Quillen complex of a group of symplectic type.
Kaustuv M. Das*, Eastern Illinois University
(90420171)

9:30 a.m.
Linear groups generated by elements of small degree.
Richard E. Phillips*, Michigan State University
(90420119)

10:00 a.m.
Buildings conforming to blueprints.
Michael Andrew Abramson*, Bowling Green State University
Curtis D. Bennett, Bowling Green State University
(90420212)

10:30 a.m.
Locally GQ$(3,5)$graphs and extended geometrics with short lines.
Alexander Alexeevich Makhnev*, Institute for Mathematics & Mechanics, Russia
(90420113)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, III
Room 318, Kent Student Center Organizers: Steve C. Hofmann, University of Missouri, Columbia
Rodolfo H. Torres, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

8:00 a.m.
Discrete Calderon reproducing formula and frame.
Y. S. Han*, Auburn University, Auburn
Xihua Wang, Washington University
Guido L. Weiss, Washington University
(90442215)

8:30 a.m.
$\epsilon$Families of operators in TriebelLizorkin and tent spaces.
Grant V. Welland*, University of Missouri, St.\ Louis
Shiying Zhao, University of Missouri, St.\ Louis
(9044294)

9:00 a.m.
Bessel wavelets and the numerical solution of Bessel's equation.
Michael W. Frazier*, Michigan State University
Shangqian Zhang, Michigan State University
(90442141)

9:30 a.m.
Constructions of orthonormal wavelets by deforming lowpass filters that are characteristic functions.
Eugenio Hernandez, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Xihua Wang, Washington University
Guido L. Weiss*, Washington University
(90442142)

10:00 a.m.
Haar multipliers.
Maria C. Pereyra*, Princeton University
(90442154)

10:30 a.m.
Factorization of the Green's kernel for finitely supported random walks on a tree.
Mitchell H. Taibleson*, Washington University
(9044334)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homological Aspects of Commutative Ring Theory, III
Room 313, Kent Student Center Organizers: Andrew Richard Kustin, University of South Carolina, Columbia
Matthew Miller, University of South Carolina, Columbia

8:00 a.m.
$D$modules in characteristic $p$.
Gennady Lyubeznik*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(9041353)

8:30 a.m.
A construction method for Gorenstein schemes in projective space.
Juan C. Migliore, University of Notre Dame
Christopher S. Peterson*, University of Notre Dame
(90413106)

9:00 a.m.
Relative (co)homology in module categories.
Alex Martsinkovsky*, Northeastern University
(90418126)

9:30 a.m.
Resolution of lexsegment ideals.
Heather A. Hulett, Miami University, Oxford
Heath Mayall Martin*, University of Central Florida
(90413102)

10:00 a.m.
Bounds on multiplicity.
Hema Srinivasan*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(90413134)

10:30 a.m.
Descent of the canonical module in rings with the approximation property.
Christel Rotthaus*, Michigan State University
(90413111)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical and Computational Chemistry and Biology, I
Room 115, Mathematics and Computer Science Organizers: Victor A. Nicholson, Kent State University

8:00 a.m.
Molecular structure determination via $SnB$.
Russ Miller*, State University of New York, Buffalo
(90468230)

8:30 a.m.
Problems and techniques in computational biology.
Deborah A. Joseph*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(90468235)

9:00 a.m.
Knotting in the course of $RNA$ transformation.
Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(90457182)

9:30 a.m.
Modelling the behavior of Bacillus Subtilis using viscoelastic rod theory.
Isaac Klapper*, University of California, Los Angeles
(9049245)

10:00 a.m.
A topological approach to molecular similarity analysis and its application to a $QSAR$ study of nucleoside analogs with anti$HIV$ activity.
P. J. Durand*, Kent State University, Kent
Johnnie W. Baker, Kent State University, Kent
K. J. McCabe, Kent State University, Kent
C. C. Tsai, Kent State University, Kent
(90492181)

10:30 a.m.
Characterization of the augmented ribbon model of the $3D$ structure of proteins.
Victor A. Nicholson*, Kent State University, Kent
(90457184)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Topology, III
Room 319, Kent Student Center Organizers: John F. Oprea, Cleveland State University
Paul Schick, John Caroll University

8:00 a.m.
MilnorCarlsson's constructions and their applications to the homology of certain loop spaces.
Jie Wu*, University of Rochester
(90455195)

8:30 a.m.
The BredonLoffler conjecture.
Robert R. Bruner*, Wayne State University
(90455186)

9:00 a.m.
Morava $K$theory of iterated loop spaces of spheres.
Douglas C. Ravenel*, University of Rochester
(90455209)

9:30 a.m.
$v_2$Periodic homotopy at the prime three.
Satyanarayana V.N Pemmaraju*, Northwestern University
(90455192)

10:00 a.m.
Results on the Morava stabilizer groups.
Vassili Gorbounov*, Northwestern University
P. Symonds, University of Kentucky
(90455187)

10:30 a.m.
Patterns and link invariants.
Paul A. Bellis*, Rice University
(90455196)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Numerical Linear Algebra and Scientific Computing, III
Room 121, Mathematics and Computer Science Organizers: Lothar Reichel, Kent State University
Arden Ruttan, Kent State University
Richard S. Varga, Kent State University

8:00 a.m.
Block Hessenberg matrices and queueing theory.
G. W. Stewart*, University of Maryland, College Park
(9046031)

8:30 a.m.
On the combination of multilevel and Krylov subspace methods.
Gerhard Starke*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(9046526)

9:00 a.m.
Spacetime tradeoffs in $GMRES$ with multigrid preconditioning.
Faisal Saied*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(9046522)

9:30 a.m.
Asynchronous twostage methods for the solution of linear systems.
Daniel Benjamin Szyld*, Temple University
(9046525)

10:00 a.m.
Preconditioning of symmetric, but highly indefinite linear systems.
Roland W. Freund*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(9046514)

10:30 a.m.
On Krylov subspace approximations to the matrix exponential operator.
Marlis Hochbruck*, University of Tubingen, Germany
Christian Lubich, University of Tubingen, Germany
(9046517)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on GinzburgLandau Systems, I
Room 311, Kent Student Center Organizers: Peter J. Sternberg, Indiana University, Bloomington

8:00 a.m.
Analysis, algorithms, and computations for GinzburgLandau systems.
Qiang Du*, Michigan State University
(9043532)

9:00 a.m.
Solutions to the GinzburgLandau equation with large applied magnetic field.
Daniel Phillips*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Patricia E. Bauman, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Qi Tang, University of Sussex, United Kingdom
(9043542)

10:00 a.m.
Timedependent GinzburgLandau equations of superconductivity.
Qi Tang, University of Sussex,
Shouhong Wang*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(90435133)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 309, Kent Student Center Organizers: Alice Silverberg, Ohio State University
Yuri G. Zarhin, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, and Russian Academy of Sciences

8:30 a.m.
Numerical experiments with Koike's formula.
Jeremy T. Teitelbaum*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(90414213)

9:00 a.m.
Applications of RiemannRoch theorems to Galois structure theory.
Ted C. Chinburg*, University of Pennsylvania
(9041464)

9:30 a.m.
Iwasawa theory of $p$adic representations.
William G. McCallum*, University of Arizona
(9041486)

10:00 a.m.
Galois theory of $B_{dR}^+$.
Adrian Iovita*, Boston University
Alexandru Zaharescu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(9041482)

10:30 a.m.
On the norm subgroups of formal groups over local fields.
George T. Konovalov*, Scientific Research & Industrial Venture, Ukraine
(90414241)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Foundations and Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science, III
Room 120, Mathematics and Computer Science Organizers: Johnnie W. Baker, Kent State University
Meera Sitharam, Kent State University

9:00 a.m.
On associative computing and molecular chemistry.
Johnnie W. Baker*, Kent State University, Kent
(90468243)

9:30 a.m.
New paradigms for parallel computation.
Selim G. Akl*, Queen's University
(90468145)

10:00 a.m.
Analysis of parallel quicksort algorithms.
Anne E. Condon*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Richard E. Ladner, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(90468240)

10:30 a.m.
Honeycomb networks: topological properties and communication algorithms.
Ivan Stojmenovic*, University of Ottawa
(90468239)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Toric Varieties, Intersection Theory, and Enumerative Geometry, II
Room 303, Kent Student Center Organizers: Chunsheng Ban, Ohio State University, Mansfield
Lars J. Ernstrom, Ohio State University, Mansfield
Gary P. Kennedy, Ohio State University, Mansfield
Lee J. McEwan, Ohio State University, Mansfield

9:00 a.m.
Isotopic classification of real algebraic curves on the torus and Klein bottle.
Anatoly Korchagin*, Brooklyn, New York
(90414245)

9:30 a.m.
A sextic surface in $CP^3$ cannot have 66 nodes.
David B. Jaffe*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(90414168)

10:00 a.m.
Equivariant Chow groups and the Bott residue formula.
Dan Edidin*, University of Missouri, Columbia
William Graham, University of Chicago
(90414146)

10:30 a.m.
Cohomology of Hilbert schemes of points and related varieties.
Jan Cheah*, University of Florida
(90414121)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory of Finite Groups and Related Topics, III
Room 316, Kent Student Center Organizers: Stephen M. Gagola, Jr., Kent State University
Donald L. White, Kent State University

9:00 a.m.
Lusztig induction in classical groups.
Bhama Srinivasan*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(90420125)

9:30 a.m.
On the GelfandGraev representation of $U(3,q)$.
Julianne Geering Rainbolt*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(90420103)

10:00 a.m.
On $(h+1)^l$ for finite Coxeter groups.
Louis Solomon*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(9042059)

10:30 a.m.
Some subgroup actions on the Lie algebra of an algebraic group.
Michael James Barry*, Allegheny College
(9042060)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Analysis of certain GinzburgLandau models.
The KIVA, Kent Student Center
Peter J. Sternberg*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(9044903)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Discrete decomposition techniques in harmonic analysis, sampling theorem and applications.
The KIVA, Kent Student Center
Rodolfo H. Torres*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(9044204)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Topology, IV
Room 319, Kent Student Center Organizers: John F. Oprea, Cleveland State University
Paul Schick, John Caroll University

2:30 p.m.
The unstable Adams spectral sequence of twostage Postnikov towers.
Kathryn F. Lesh*, University of Toledo
(90455188)

3:00 p.m.
A note on Miller's theorem about maps out of classifying spaces.
Charles A. McGibbon*, Wayne State University
(9045533)

3:30 p.m.
Homology approximations to $BG$.
William G. Dwyer*, University of Notre Dame
(9045593)

4:00 p.m.
Informal Discussion: Physics and Homotopy

5:00 p.m.
Knot polynomials and strict pseudoconvexity.
M. Boileau, University Paul Sabatier, France
Lee Rudolph*, Clark University
(90405104)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 2:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Session on Probability Theory, I
Room 115, Mathematics and Computer Science Organizers: Peter M. Kotelenez, Case Western Reserve University
Alex DeAcosta, Case Western Reserve University

2:30 p.m.
Informal Session

Saturday November 4, 1995, 2:40 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Linear Algebra and Scientific Computing, IV
Room 121, Mathematics and Computer Science Organizers: Lothar Reichel, Kent State University
Arden Ruttan, Kent State University
Richard S. Varga, Kent State University

2:40 p.m.
Iterative methods for illconditioned linear systems.
Daniela Calvetti*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Lothar Reichel, Kent State University, Kent
Qin Zhang, Kent State University, Kent
(9046511)

3:10 p.m.
Numerical minimization of the Landaude Gennes free energy functional.
Timothy A. Davis*, Case Western Reserve University
Eugene C. Gartland, Jr., Kent State University, Kent
(9046512)

3:40 p.m.
Some methods for the iterative solution of systems with multiple righthand sides.
Efstratios Gallopoulos*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Valeria Simoncini, IMGACNR, Modena, Italy
(9046516)

4:10 p.m.
Estimating the error in iterative methods.
Paul E. Saylor*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(9046523)

4:40 p.m.
Robust preconditioning via approximate inverse techniques.
Yousef Saad*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(9046521)

5:10 p.m.
The rate of convergence for optimal iterative methods using overestimates of the spectrum.
Xiezhang Li*, Georgia Southern University
(9046520)

5:40 p.m.
The numerical treatment of linear systems with many delays.
Jiaoxun Kwang*, Shanghai Normal University, People's Republic of China
(9046519)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Functional Analysis and Operator Theory, IV
Room 317, Kent Student Center Organizers: Richard M. Aron, Kent State University
Per Enflo, Kent State University
Andrew M. Tonge, Kent State University

3:00 p.m.
Renormings of $L_p(L_q)$.
J. A. Jaramillo*, University Complutense de Madrid, Spain
(90446199)

3:30 p.m.
Asymptotically isometric copies of $\ell_1$ and $c_0$.
Christopher J. Lennard*, University of Pittsburgh
(90499252)

4:00 p.m.
Isometries of crossproducts of sequence spaces.
Beata Randrianantoanina*, University of Texas, Austin
ChiKwong Li, College of William and Mary
(90446203)

4:30 p.m.
Pelczynskyi's property $(V)$ on spaces of vectorvalued functions.
Narcisse J. Randrianantoanina*, University of Texas, Austin
(90499251)

5:00 p.m.
Backward shifts on Banach spaces $C(X)$.
Minakshisundaram Rajagopalan, Tennessee State University
Kondagunta Sundaresan*, Cleveland State University
(9044655)

5:30 p.m.
Restricted Minkowski sums.
Stanislaw J. Szarek*, Case Western Reserve University
Dan Voiculescu, University of California, Berkeley
(90446201)

6:00 p.m.
Some remarks on normattaining $n$linear forms.
Richard M. Aron, Kent State University, Kent
Catherine Finet, University of MonsHainaut, Belgium
Elisabeth Werner*, Case Western Reserve University
(90446200)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Foundations and Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science, IV
Room 120, Mathematics and Computer Science Organizers: Johnnie W. Baker, Kent State University
Meera Sitharam, Kent State University

3:00 p.m.
Hamiltonian triangulation of simple polygons.
Giri Narasimhan*, Memphis State University
(90468237)

3:30 p.m.
Efficient exploration of unknown environments.
Yury Smirnov*, Carnegie Mellon University
Sven Koenig, Carnegie Mellon University
Manuela Veloso, Carnegie Mellon University
(90468232)

4:00 p.m.
The online transportation problem.
Kirk Pruhs*, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
Bala Kalyanasundaram, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
(90468238)

4:30 p.m.
Simultaneous construction of school timetables and student schedules.
Gary Lewandowski*, Xavier University
(90468234)

5:00 p.m.
Linear time algorithms for dominating pairs in asteroidal triplefree graphs.
Steven Olariu*, Old Dominion University
Derek G. Corneil, Old Dominion University
L. Stewart, Old Dominion University
(90468224)

5:30 p.m.
Two processor scheduling and maximum matching for permutation graphs.
Sivaprakasam Sunder*, University of Delaware
R. Sarnath, Saint Cloud State University
(90468222)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Toric Varieties, Intersection Theory, and Enumerative Geometry, III
Room 303, Kent Student Center Organizers: Chunsheng Ban, Ohio State University, Mansfield
Lars J. Ernstrom, Ohio State University, Mansfield
Gary P. Kennedy, Ohio State University, Mansfield
Lee J. McEwan, Ohio State University, Mansfield

3:00 p.m.
Quantum cohomology and rational surfaces.
Bruce C. Crauder*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Rick Miranda, Colorado State University
(90414242)

3:30 p.m.
Recursive contact formulas for rational plane curves.
Lars J. Ernstrom, Ohio State University, Mansfield
Gary P. Kennedy*, Ohio State University, Mansfield
(90414218)

4:00 p.m.
Kontsevich's moduli space of maps and enumerative geometry.
Rahul V. Pandharipande*, University of Chicago
(90414156)

4:30 p.m.
Finite dimensionality of Chow motives and Bloch's conjecture.
Shunichi Kimura*, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany
(90414246)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Groups and Geometrics and Related Topics, IV
Room 315, Kent Student Center Organizers: Curtis D. Bennett, Bowling Green State University
Daniel E. Frohardt, Wayne State University

3:00 p.m.
Moufang trees.
Richard M. Weiss*, Tufts University
(90420244)

3:30 p.m.
Arc subgroups of planar Singer groups.
Chat Yin Ho*, University of Florida
(90451150)

4:00 p.m.
Embeddings of the involution geometries for $U_4(3)\subset Suz\subset Co_1$.
Matthew Kirby Bardoe*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(9045189)

4:30 p.m.
Nonabelian embeddings of the $P$geometry of $J_4$.
A. A. Ivanov, University of London, England
S. V. Shpectorov*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(90420151)

5:00 p.m.
External flats to projective varieties in $\Bbb{PG} (\wedge^2(V))$ over finite fields.
Bruce N. Cooperstein*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(90420211)

5:30 p.m.
Chamber systems of infinite rank.
Anna Kasikova, Kansas State University
Ernest E. Shult*, Kansas State University
(9045139)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory of Finite Groups and Related Topics, IV
Room 316, Kent Student Center Organizers: Stephen M. Gagola, Jr., Kent State University
Donald L. White, Kent State University

3:00 p.m.
Varieties determining inductions.
Jon F. Carlson*, University of Georgia
(90420210)

3:30 p.m.
Base sizes and regular orbits for coprime affine permutation groups.
David Howard Gluck*, Wayne State University
Kay Magaard, Wayne State University
(9042049)

4:00 p.m.
On the minimal base size of primitive permutation groups.
Akos Seress*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(90420161)

4:30 p.m.
A moduletheoretic approach to Clifford theory for blocks.
Sarah J. Witherspoon*, University of Toronto
(90420174)

5:00 p.m.
Informal Discussion

Saturday November 4, 1995, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, IV
Room 318, Kent Student Center Organizers: Steve C. Hofmann, University of Missouri, Columbia
Rodolfo H. Torres, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

3:00 p.m.
A sharp inequality for the HardyLittlewood maximal function.
Loukas Grafakos*, University of Missouri, Columbia
Stephen John MontgomerySmith, University of Missouri, Columbia
Olexei Montrunich, University of Missouri, Columbia
(9044274)

3:30 p.m.
Commutators on Besov space.
Zhijian Wu*, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
(9044788)

4:00 p.m.
Weighted inequalities and semilinear elliptic problems.
Igor Emil Verbitsky*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(9044250)

4:30 p.m.
Fundamental solution and $L^p$ estimates for subelliptic Schr\"odinger operators on stratified groups.
Guozhen Lu*, Wright State University, Dayton
(9043581)

5:00 p.m.
A PaleyWiener theorem for all two and threestep nilpotent Lie groups.
Robert R. Park*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(9044296)

5:30 p.m.
The higher order Riesz transform for Gaussian measure need not be weak type $(1,1)$.
Liliana Forzani*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Roberto A. Scotto, University Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
(90442248)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Session on Homological Aspects of Commutative Ring Theory, IV
Room 313, Kent Student Center Organizers: Andrew Richard Kustin, University of South Carolina, Columbia
Matthew Miller, University of South Carolina, Columbia

3:00 p.m.
Gorenstein algebras, symmetric matrices, selflinked ideals, and symbolic powers.
Steven L. Kleiman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bernd Ulrich*, Michigan State University
(9041365)

3:30 p.m.
The diagonal subalgebra of Hochschild homology.
Clas L\"ofwall*, University of Stockholm, Sweden
(9041351)

4:10 p.m.
Cohomology operators defined by a deformation.
Luchezar L. Avramov, Purdue University, West Lafayette
LiChuan Sun*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(90413123)

4:40 p.m.
The CayleyHamilton theorem for graded modules.
Wolmer V. Vasconcelos*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(9041348)

5:10 p.m.
Local factorization of birational maps.
Steven Dale Cutkosky*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(90413135)

5:40 p.m.
Finiteness properties for Matlis reflexive modules.
Richard G. Belshoff, Southwest Missouri State University
Susan Palmer Slattery*, Alabama State University
Cameron G. Wickham, Southwest Missouri State University
(9041354)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 309, Kent Student Center Organizers: Alice Silverberg, Ohio State University
Yuri G. Zarhin, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, and Russian Academy of Sciences

3:00 p.m.
The Weil pairing and the Hilbert symbol.
Everett W. Howe*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(9041161)

3:30 p.m.
Construction of projective embeddings of Jacobians.
Greg W. Anderson*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(90411101)

4:00 p.m.
Distribution of certain families of character sums.
WenChing Winnie Li*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(9041178)

4:30 p.m.
Hecke orbits in characteristic $p$.
ChingLi Chai*, University of Pennsylvania
(9041438)

5:00 p.m.
Linear disjointness for $\cal l$adic Galois representations.
Michael J. Larsen*, University of Pennsylvania
Richard Pink, Universitat Mannheim, Germany
(9041144)

5:30 p.m.
Tate's conjecture for a product of two Hilbert modular surfaces.
V. Kumar Murty*, University of Toronto
(90414202)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on GinzburgLandau Systems, II
Room 311, Kent Student Center Organizers: Peter J. Sternberg, Indiana University, Bloomington

3:00 p.m.
A singular limit of the GinzburgLandau equations for type I superconductors with an external magnetic field.
Lia Bronsard*, McMaster University
Barbara Stoth, University of Bonn, Germany
(90449166)

4:00 p.m.
Asymptotic analysis of GinzburgLandau type evolution equations.
H. Mete Soner*, Carnegie Mellon University
Robert Leon Jerrard, Carnegie Mellon University
(9043537)

5:00 p.m.
Minmax theory for GinzburgLandau functionals involving a small parameter.
Fanghua Lin, New York UniversityCourant Institute
TaiChia Lin*, New York UniversityCourant Institute
(9044972)

Saturday November 4, 1995, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
General Session, II
Room 314, Kent Student Center

3:00 p.m.
Cycles of quadratic polynomials and rational points on a genus 2 curve.
E. V. Flynn, University of Liverpool, England
Bjorn Poonen*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
Edward Frank Schaefer, Santa Clara University
(9041168)

3:15 p.m.
Several arithmetic identities involving $4$cores.
James A. Sellers*, Cedarville College
(90411136)

3:30 p.m.
Chern classes and the cohomology of extraspecial $p$groups.
David J. Green*, University of Chicago
(9042056)

3:45 p.m.
Nonlocal Cauchy problems in Banach spaces.
Sergiu Aizicovici, Ohio University, Athens
Yun Gao*, Ohio University, Athens
(9043499)

4:00 p.m.
Existence and convergence results for a class of doubly nonlinear evolution equations.
Qingyin Yan*, Ohio University, Athens
(9043598)

4:15 p.m.
Elliptic problems with nonlinearities indefinite in sign.
Stanley A. Alama*, McMaster University
Gabriella Tarantello, University of Rome, Italy
(90435176)

4:30 p.m.
The onesided minimal operator and the onesided reverse H\"older inequality.
David V. CruzUribe, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Christoph J. Neugebauer, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Victor Jacob Olesen*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(9044263)

4:45 p.m.
Graph based logic and sketches.
Atish Bagchi, Community College of Philadelphia
Charles F. Wells*, Case Western Reserve University
(90468105)
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