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1997 Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting
Atlanta, GA, October 1719, 1997
Meeting #926
Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS
daverman@math.utk.edu
Saturday October 18, 1997

Saturday October 18, 1997, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Room 255, Skiles Classroom Building

Saturday October 18, 1997, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 255, Skiles Classroom Building

Saturday October 18, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on SetTheoretic Techniques in Topology and Analysis, II
Room 168, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Gary F. Gruenhage, Auburn University garyg@mail.auburn.edu
Piotr Koszmider, Auburn University piotr@mail.auburn.edu

8:00 a.m.
Actions of noncompact groups
Slawomir Solecki*, Indiana University
(92622152)

8:30 a.m.
How are "denseness" of a subspace and Pospisil's estimate affected by a nonAbelian group structure?
Stephen Watson*, York University
(92622242)

9:00 a.m.
Groupwise Density
Andreas R. Blass*, University of Michigan
(92603220)

9:30 a.m.
Some topological properties viewed through filter combinatorics
Claude Laflamme*, University of Calgary
(92654175)

10:00 a.m.
Continuous functions on sets of real numbers.
Marion Scheepers*, Boise State University
(9265443)

10:30 a.m.
An EitherOr Chain Condition for Boolean Spaces
Murray G. Bell*,
(9265438)

Saturday October 18, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Modern Banach Space Theory, II
Room 249, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Stephen Dilworth, University of South Carolina dilworth@math.sc.edu
Maria K. Girardi, University of South Carolina girardi@math.sc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Intersection bodies and the BusemannPetty problem
Alexander Koldobsky*, University of Texas at San Antonio
(9265223)

8:30 a.m.
On the paffine surface area
Elisabeth M Werner*, Case Western Reserve University
Mathieu Meyer, Universite Marne la Vallee
(92652217)

9:00 a.m.
Approximation of convex bodies by polytopes
Carsten H Schutt*,
(92652216)

9:30 a.m.
Some more $\ell_2$ saturated weak Hilbert spaces
George Androulakis, University of MissouriColumbia
Peter G. Casazza, University of MissouriColumbia
Denka N. Kutzarova*,
(92646106)

10:00 a.m.
On the Szlenk index and the $\ell_1^+$ index of a Banach space
Dale Alspach, Oklahoma State University
Robert Judd*, The University of Texas at Austin
Edward Odell, The University of Texas at Austin
(92646108)

10:30 a.m.
Subspaces without local unconditional structure in $\ell_2(X)$
Ryszard A. Komorowski, Technical University, Wroclaw
Nicole TomczakJaegermann*, University of Alberta
(92646262)

Saturday October 18, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Dynamics and Applications, II
Room 146, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Wenxian Shen, Auburn University ws@math.auburn.edu
Yingfei Yi, Georgia Institute of Technology yi@math.gatech.edu

8:00 a.m.
Dynamics of spatially discrete systems.
John MalletParet*, Brown University
(92635272)

8:30 a.m.
Invariant manifolds for semiflows in Banach space
Peter W Bates*, BYU
Kening Lu, BYU
Chongchun Zeng, NYU
(9263585)

9:00 a.m.
Sphericity in multiparticle diffusion.
Nick D Alikakos*, U of Tenn, and U of Athens
Giorgio Fusco, Universita di L'Aquila
Gieri Simonett,
(9263565)

9:30 a.m.
Qualitative Behavior of Solutions of a Chemotactic Diffusion System
Xuefeng Wang*, Tulane University
(92635254)

10:00 a.m.
Existence and bifurcation of solutions to reactiondiffusion systems
James R. Ward, jr.*,
(92635226)

10:30 a.m.
Uniqueness of Bistable Traveling Wave for Mutualist Species
Wenzhang Huang*,
(92634230)

Saturday October 18, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Discrete and Combinatorial Geometry, II
Room 246, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Andr\'as Bezdek, Auburn University bezdean@mail.auburn.edu
Wlodzimierz Kuperberg, Auburn University kuperwl@mail.auburn.edu

8:00 a.m.
Covering the greatest part of a convex disc by congruent circles
G\'abor Fejes T\'oth*,
(92652223)

8:30 a.m.
On Some Problems and Results in Combinatorial Geometry.
Zolt\'an F\"uredi*, University of Illinois, Urbana, and Hungarian Academy of Sciences,
(92652295)

9:00 a.m.
Sphere Packings, V
Samuel P Ferguson*,
(92651196)

9:30 a.m.
Computers and Sphere Packings
Thomas C Hales*, University of Michigan
(92652287)

10:00 a.m.
Minimum limited snakes
Heiko Harborth*, Technische Universit\"at Braunschweig
(9265258)

10:30 a.m.
The Gr\"unbaumDress Polyhedra
Egon Schulte*, Northeastern University
(92651118)

Saturday October 18, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in PDE's, Calculus of Variations, and Applications to Problems in Materials Science, II
Room 254, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Irene Fonseca, Carnegie Mellon University fonseca@andrew.cmu.edu
Daniel Phillips, Purdue University phillips@math.purdue.edu
Vladimir Sverak, University of Minnesota sverak@math.umn.edu

8:00 a.m.
Problems and Theorems related to the Nodal and Critical Sets of Solutions of Elliptic PDE's
FangHua Lin*, university of chicago
(92635203)

9:00 a.m.
The $\infty$eigenvalue problem
Peter Lindqvist,
Juan J Manfredi*,
(92635227)

10:00 a.m.
Connected components of free discontinuity sets in image segmentation and fracture mechanics
Christopher J. Larsen*, WPI
(92649201)

10:30 a.m.
Exact relations for effective tensors of polycrystals.
Yury Grabovsky*, Department of Mathematics University of Utah
(9267316)

Saturday October 18, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of Symbolic Computation to Differential Equations, II
Room 270, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
James Herod, Georgia Tech herod@math.gatech.edu
Maria Clara Nucci, University of Perugia, Italy nucci@unipg.it

8:00 a.m.
Visualizing 3D Systems of Differential Equations with Maple
William C Bauldry*, Appalachian State U
Sue A Bauldry, Wake Forest U
(9269289)

9:00 a.m.
Vignettes: Maple in the DE Classroom
Robert J Lopez*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(92698259)

10:00 a.m.
Computer Assisted Determination of Iterated Symmetries
Scott A Herod*,
(92635232)

Saturday October 18, 1997, 8:20 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Discrete Conformal Geometry, II
Room 243, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Philip Lee Bowers, Florida State University bowers@math.fsu.edu

8:20 a.m.
Aperiodic tiling
Charles Radin*,
(92651147)

9:00 a.m.
A Conformal Generalization of the Pinwheel Tiling
Lorenzo A Sadun*,
(92651110)

9:40 a.m.
Conformality of rotationally invariant finite subdivision rules
James W Cannon,
William J Floyd*,
Walter R Parry,
(92630119)

10:20 a.m.
Galois actions on maps on Riemann surfaces
Gareth A. Jones*, University of Southampton
(92651166)

Saturday October 18, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Dynamics and Topology of Low Dimensional Flows, II
Room 149, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Michael C. Sullivan, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale mcs@math.nwu.edu
Robert W. Ghrist, University of Texas at Austin ghrist@math.utexas.edu

8:30 a.m.
Contact Topology and the Hydrodynamic Seifert Conjecture
John B. Etnyre,
Robert W. Ghrist*,
(9265846)

9:00 a.m.
Templates and Hopf algebras
Louis H. Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago, 851 S. Morgan St.
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
Michael C. Sullivan, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
(92657199)

9:30 a.m.
Periodic points from periodic prime ends
Marcy Barge, Montana State University State University
Krystyna Kuperberg*, Auburn University
(92658212)

10:00 a.m.
Contact Anosov Perturbations of Locally Symmetric Geodesic Flows
Jeffrey R Boland*,
(92670250)

10:30 a.m.
New dynamical invariants on hyperbolic manifolds.
Philip L. Boyland*, University of Florida
(9265841)

Saturday October 18, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Inequalities and Their Applications, II
Room 202, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Theodore P. Hill, Georgia Institute of Technology hill@math.gatech.edu
Christian Houdr\'e, Georgia Institute of Technology houdre@math.gatech.edu

8:30 a.m.
Moment inequalities for sums of independent random vectors
Krzysztof Oleszkiewicz*, Warsaw University
(9266076)

9:00 a.m.
Control and Stopping of a Diffusion Process on an Interval
Ioannis Karatzas,
William D Sudderth*,
(92660195)

9:30 a.m.
Inequalities and applications connected with the $\rho^*$mixing condition for stochastic processes
Richard C Bradley*, Indiana University
(9266047)

10:00 a.m.
Some Correlation Inequalities
Gideon Schechtman,
Thomas Schlumprecht,
Joel Zinn*,
(92660222)

10:30 a.m.
A Bonferronitype inequality and limit theorems for sums of dependent random vectors
Adam Jakubowski*, Nicholas Copernicus University
(92660113)

Saturday October 18, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Concrete Aspects of Real Polynomials, II
Room 268, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Victoria Ann Powers, Emory University vicki@mathcs.emory.edu
Bruce A. Reznick, University of Illinois, ChampaignUrbana reznick@math.uiuc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Polynomials with Concentration at Low Degrees
Per H Enflo*, Kent State Univ.
(92612204)

9:00 a.m.
Perturbing polynomials with all their roots on the unit circle
Michael J. Mossinghoff*, Appalachian State University
Christopher G. Pinner, Flinders University of South Australia
Jeffrey D. Vaaler, University of Texas at Austin
(92612177)

9:30 a.m.
Inequalities for polynomials with 1,0,1 coefficients
Tamas Erdelyi*,
(92641235)

10:00 a.m.
Singular points and limit cycles of planar polynomial vector fields
Ilia Itenberg*, Institut de Recherche Math\'ematique de Rennes, France
Eugenii Shustin, Tel Aviv University, Israel
(92634123)

10:30 a.m.
The control of linear systems and Shapiros's conjecture
Frank J Sottile*, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
(9261456)

Saturday October 18, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex and Algebraic Dynamics and Applications, I
Room 143, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Marek R. Rychlik, University of Arizona rychlik@math.arizona.edu

8:30 a.m.
Dynamics of Holomorphic Correspondences.
Christopher Shaun Penrose*, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London
(92658282)

9:00 a.m.
Correspondence and Translation Principles for the Mandelbrot set
Karsten Keller*,
(92630153)

9:30 a.m.
Decay of Gemetry in the Cubic Family
Gregory Swiatek*, Penn State
(92658266)

10:00 a.m.
On dynamics of regular polynomial endomorphisms of C$^N$.
Mattias Jonsson*,
Eric Bedford, Indiana University
(92658280)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion and Problem Session

Saturday October 18, 1997, 8:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Session on Contributed Papers, I
Room 171, Skiles Classroom Building

8:45 a.m.
Introduction to the theory of development
Viktor V. Ivanov*, St. Petersburg, FL
(9269257)

9:00 a.m.
Blowup of Solutions for Nonlinear Wave Equations in High Dimensions
Hengli Jiao*, Jackson State University
(92635148)

9:15 a.m.
Regulation of singular ODE's modeling oscillating systems
Ronald E Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(92634198)

9:30 a.m.
Slow motion in higherorder systems and $\Gamma$convergence in one space dimension
William D. Kalies,
Robert C.A.M. VanderVorst,
Thomas Wanner*, Universit\"at Augsburg
(9263582)

9:45 a.m.
SetTheoretical technique of H  Limit of Hausdorff Spectra of H  Spaces
Eugeny I Smirnov*, Russia
(9264613)

10:00 a.m.
Density of infinite Markov systems
Alfredo L\'azaro Gonz\'alez, Universidad Nacional de Mar del Plata, Argentina
Richard A. Zalik*, Auburn University
(92641263)

10:15 a.m.
Quadratic Volume preserving maps
Hector E Lomeli*, University of Colorado, Boulder
James D Meiss, Professor
(9265822)

10:30 a.m.
Transverse homoclinic orbits for maps without horseshoes
Evelyn Sander*, Georgia Tech
(9265883)

10:45 a.m.
Some remarks on a paper by S.G.Slobodnik
Zbigniew Piotrowski*, Youngstown State University
(9265495)

Saturday October 18, 1997, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Its Applications, I
Room 271, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Michael Lacey, Georgia Institute of Technology lacey@math.gatech.edu

9:00 a.m.
Canonical Bilinear operators on Hardy spaces and Time frequency analysis
John E. Gilbert, The University of Texas at Austin
Andrea Nahmod*, Institute for Advanced Study
(92642274)

9:30 a.m.
From Bilinear operators with nonsmooth symbols to Bilinear Cone operators.
John E. Gilbert*, The University of Texas at Austin
Andrea Nahmod, Institute for Advanced Study
(92642273)

10:00 a.m.
On geometry and phase plane analysis
Jose A Barrionuevo*, University of South Alabama
Michael T Lacey,
(92642207)

10:30 a.m.
Geometric asymptotics and the logarithmic Sobolev inequality
William Beckner*, University of Texas at Austin
(92658154)

Saturday October 18, 1997, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
The bilinear Hilbert transform: New methods of phase plane analysis.
Auditorium, Van Leer Electrical and Computer Engineering Building
Michael T. Lacey*, Georgia Institute of Technology

Saturday October 18, 1997, 1:25 p.m.2:15 p.m.
Invited Address
The solution of the equichordal point problem and the dynamics of algebraic correspondences.
Auditorium, Van Leer Electrical and Computer Engineering Building
Marek R. Rychlik*, University of Arizona
(9265825)

Saturday October 18, 1997, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on SetTheoretic Techniques in Topology and Analysis, III
Room 168, Skiles Classroom Building
Organizers:
Gary F. Gruenhage, Auburn University garyg@mail.auburn.edu
Piotr Koszmider, Auburn University piotr@mail.auburn.edu

2:30 p.m.
A strong generic ergodicity property of unitary conjugacy
Alexander S Kechris*,
(9260464)

3:00 p.m.
On duality between measure and category
Tomek Bartoszy\'{n}ski*, Boise State University
(92604162)

3:30 p.m.
Perfectly meager sets and weakly perfect ordered spaces
David J. Lutzer*, College of William and Mary
Harold R Bennett, Texas Tech University
Masami Hosobuchi, Tokyo Kasei Gakuin University
(9265435)

4:00 p.m.
Liftings for products of probability spaces
Maxim R Burke*, University of Prince Edward Island
(92628214)

4:30 p.m.
Matveev's variations on the theme of compactn