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2000 Southeastern Section Meeting
Lafayette, LA, April 14-16, 2000
Meeting #954

Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS bryant@math.fsu.edu

Friday April 14, 2000

  • Friday April 14, 2000, 12:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
    Meeting Registration

    Room 315, Griffin Hall
  • Friday April 14, 2000, 12:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
    Exhibit and Book Sale

    Room 315, Griffin Hall
  • Friday April 14, 2000, 1:15 p.m.-1:25 p.m.
    Welcoming and Opening Remarks

    Room 147, Griffin Hall
  • Friday April 14, 2000, 1:25 p.m.-2:15 p.m.
    Invited Address

    Strings, duality, and geometry.
    Room 147, Griffin Hall
    Paul S. Aspinwall*, Duke University
    (954-51-06)
  • Friday April 14, 2000, 2:30 p.m.-6:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Rings and Their Generalizations, I

    Room 318, Griffin Hall
    Organizers:
    Gary F. Birkenmeier, University of Louisiana at Lafayette gfb1127@usl.edu
    Henry E. Heatherly, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Generalized centers of near-rings.
      Mark Farag*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
      (954-16-140)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Left self distributively generated structural matrix rings.
      John A Lewallen*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
      (954-16-151)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Distributive Elements of Centralizer Near-Rings.
      Andrew M Diener*, Texas A&M University
      (954-16-125)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Adjoint Clifford Rings.
      Ralph P Tucci*, Loyola U. New Orleans
      Henry Heatherly, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
      (954-16-59)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      M-injective modules and prime M-ideals.
      John A. Beachy*, Northern Illinois University
      (954-16-16)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      On annihilator ideals of a polynomial ring over a noncommutative ring.
      Yasuyuki Hirano*, Okayama University
      (954-16-85)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Maximal and Minimal Right Ideals in the Nearring of Polynomials.
      Alan Cannon, Southeastern Louisiana University
      Lucyna Kabza*, Southeastern Louisiana University
      (954-16-172)
    • 6:00 p.m.
      Group Homomorphism Generated Near-rings and Rings.
      Gregory M Boudreaux*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
      (954-16-204)
  • Friday April 14, 2000, 2:30 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Mathematical Models in the Biological and Physical Sciences, I

    Room 401, Griffin Hall
    Organizers:
    Azmy S. Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette ackleh@usl.edu
    Lan Ke, University of Louisiana at Lafayette ke@usl.edu
    Robert D. Sidman, University of Louisiana at Lafayette rds7637@usl.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Quantifying Uncertainty in Parameter Estimation Problems.
      H. T. Banks*, North Carolina State University
      (954-49-144)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Global Dynamics of Some Matrix Models with Applications to Optimal Life Cycle Strategies.
      Jim M Cushing*, University of Arizona
      (954-92-139)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Multiple Attractors and Resonance in Periodically Forced Population Models.
      Shandelle M Henson*, College of William and Mary
      (954-92-157)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      The Dynamics of Two Viral Infections Within a Single Host Population.
      Linda J.S. Allen*, Texas Tech University
      Michel Langlais, Universite Bordeaux II
      (954-34-135)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      A Dynamical Systems Approach to Cardiac Arrhythmias. II.
      Mitch Baker*, US Naval Academy
      (954-92-67)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Existence-Uniqueness and Long Time Behavior for a Class of Nonlocal Nonlinear Parabolic Evolution Equations.
      Azmy S Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
      Lan Ke*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
      (954-35-186)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Dynamics of AIDS Models with Differential Infectivity and Stage Progression.
      Jia Li*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Alabama in Huntsville
      (954-92-56)
  • Friday April 14, 2000, 2:30 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Nonlinear Differential Equations and Their Applications, I

    Room 205, Griffin Hall
    Organizers:
    C. Y. Chan, University of Louisiana at Lafayette chan@usl.edu
    Keng Deng, University of Louisiana at Lafayette kxd5858@usl.edu
    A. S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette vatsala@usl.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Nonlinear elliptic eigenvalue problems with discontinuities.
      Shouchuan Hu*, Southwest Missouri State University
      (954-35-201)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Qualitative Behavior of Solutions of Chemotactic Diffusion Systems.
      Xuefeng Wang*, Tulane University
      (954-35-160)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Recent progress on free boundary problems modeling cell growth.
      Bei Hu*, University of Notre Dame
      (954-35-99)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      An Efficient Meshless method for Nonlinear Diffusion Equations.
      Michael A Golberg, Las Vegas, Nevada
      C.S. Chen*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
      (954-35-74)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Solving Multi-layer Hydrodynamic Equations by Radial Basis Functions Method.
      S.M. Wong*, Open University of Hong Kong
      Y.C Hon, City University of Hong Kong
      (954-35-152)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Radial Basis Function Collocation: The Nonsymmetric Approach.
      Gregory E Fasshauer*, Illinois Institute of Technology
      (954-65-53)
  • Friday April 14, 2000, 2:30 p.m.-4:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Scientific Computing, I

    Room 402, Griffin Hall
    Organizers:
    R. Baker Kearfott, University of Louisiana at Lafayette rbk@usl.edu
    Qin Sheng, University of Louisiana at Lafayette sheng@usl.edu
    Christo Christov, University of Louisiana at Lafayette christov@usl.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Precise numerical solution of partial derivative problems.
      Oliver Aberth*, Texas A & M University
      (954-35-124)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      The Role of Operator Symbols in Classical Elliptic Wave Propagation.
      Louis Fishman*, Naval Research Laboratory/University of New Orleans
      (954-35-23)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Fourier-Galerkin Method for Localized Solutions of Equations with Cubic Nonlinearity.
      Marios Christou*, Department of Mathematics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
      Christo I Christov, Department of Mathematics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
      (954-65-38)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Computational Aspect of Adaptive Signal Processing.
      William W Edmonson*, University of Florida
      Scott McCullough, University of Florida
      Murali Rao, University of Florida
      (954-94-165)
  • Friday April 14, 2000, 2:30 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
    Special Session on Quantum Topology, I

    Room 321, Griffin Hall
    Organizers:
    Patrick M. Gilmer, Louisiana State University gilmer@marais.math.lsu.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Quandle Homology Classes and Abstract Knot Diagrams.
      J. Scott Carter*, University of South Alabama
      Daniel Jelsovsky, University of South Florida
      Seiichi Kamada, Osaka City University
      Masahico Saito, University of South Florida
      (954-55-122)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Chern-Simons Theory, Spin and Framed Three-Manifolds, and the Conjectures of Dijkgraaf and Witten.
      Stephen F Sawin*, Fairfield University
      (954-81-111)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Are the Reshetikhin-Turaev-Witten invariants determining the holonomy map of a hyperbolic 3-manifold?
      Jozef H Przytycki*, George Washington University
      (954-57-96)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Quantum Link Invariants and Oriented Quantum Algebras.
      Louis H Kauffman*, University Of Illinois at Chicago
      (954-57-180)
  • Friday April 14, 2000, 2:30 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Continuum Theory, I

    Room 301, Griffin Hall
    Organizers:
    Thelma R. West, University of Louisiana at Lafayette trw7348@usl.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Variation and uniqueness of outchannels.
      John C Mayer*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
      (954-54-159)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Hyperspaces homeomorphic to cones.
      Maria de Jesus Lopez*, Fac. de Ciencias, UNAM, Mexico
      (954-54-175)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      The fixed point property for cones and product spaces.
      Marcus M Marsh*, California State University, Sacramento
      (954-54-131)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Some problems on hyperspace determined continua.
      Janusz J Charatonik*, IMATE, UNAM, Mexico
      (954-54-91)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Asymmetric span of continua.
      Fernando Macías-Romero*, B. Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, México
      (954-54-163)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      The Property $\mathrm{A\!\!V}$ on Dendroids.
      Veronica Mart\'{\i}nez-de-la-Vega*, Instituto de Matem\'aticas, UNAM. Mexico.
      (954-54-92)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      On confluent maps of the plane.
      Lex G Oversteegen*, UAB
      (954-54-106)
  • Friday April 14, 2000, 2:30 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Recent Advances in Statistics

    Room 403, Griffin Hall
    Organizers:
    Calvin Berry, University of Louisiana at Lafayette cberry@usl.edu
    Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy, University of Louisiana at Lafayette kxk4695@usl.edu
    Nabendu Pal, University of Louisiana at Lafayette nxp3695@usl.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      A fundamental difficulty in estimating the distributions of post-model-selection estimators.
      Hannes Leeb, Department of Statistics, University of Vienna
      Benedikt M Poetscher*, Department of Statistics, University of Vienna
      (954-62-40)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Performance of the Parametric Bootstrap Method in Small Sample Interval Estimates.
      Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy*, Univeristy of Louisiana at Lafayette
      Denise F Benton, U of L at Lafayette
      (954-62-197)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      VAR Measurement of the Risk in Stochastic Frontier Semiparametric Model.
      Hengqing Tong*, Wuhan University of Technology
      (954-62-31)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Estimation of the smaller and larger of two exponential scale parameters.
      Nabendu Pal*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
      Alvard Arazyan, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
      (954-62-202)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Application of Volterra-Wiener Functional Series with Random-Point Basis Function to Nonlinear Stochastic Problems and Turbulence.
      Christo I Christov*, Department of Mathematics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
      (954-60-47)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      On The Existence of a Modal Category.
      J. Calvin Berry*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA
      (954-62-156)
  • Friday April 14, 2000, 2:30 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Fluid Dynamics, I

    Room 404, Griffin Hall
    Organizers:
    Michael Renardy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute \& State University renardym@calvin.math.vt.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      On the existence of finger solutions in Hele-Shaw Equation.
      Jianzhong Su*, University of Texas at Arlington
      (954-35-09)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Reconstruction of the Velocity from the Vorticity.
      Giles Auchmuty*, University of Houston
      (954-76-11)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Numerical simulations of two-fluid flows of viscous immiscible liquids.
      Yuriko Renardy*, Virginia Tech
      Jie Li, Virginia Tech
      (954-76-33)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      The Onset of Chaos in Vortex Sheet Roll-Up.
      Robert Krasny*, University of Michigan
      Monika Nitsche, University of New Mexico
      (954-76-43)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Solitary-Wave Solutions of Systems of Equations.
      Jerry L Bona*, University of Texas at Austin
      Hongqiu Chen, City University of New York
      (954-76-45)
  • Friday April 14, 2000, 2:30 p.m.-5:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Graph Theory, I

    Room 215, Griffin Hall
    Organizers:
    Robin Thomas, Georgia Institute of Technology thomas@math.gatech.edu
    Dhruv Mubayi, Georgia Institute of Technology mubayi@math.gatech.edu

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Some exact results and new asymptotics for hypergraph Turan numbers.
      Dhruv Mubayi*, Georgia Tech
      (954-05-95)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Graphs with small Ramsey numbers.
      Alexandr V Kostochka*, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      Vojtech R\" odl, Emory University
      (954-05-81)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Equivalent Conditions of Regularity.
      Yoshiharu Kohayakawa, University of Sao Paulo
      Vojtech Rodl, Emory University
      Jozef Skokan*, Emory University
      (954-05-51)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Two Extremal Problems for Set Systems.
      Brendan T Nagle*, Georgia Institute of Technology
      (954-05-190)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Ramsey Numbers for Trees of Small Maximum Degree.
      Penny E Haxell*, University of Waterloo
      (954-05-183)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Graphs without $C_6$.
      Zoltan Furedi*, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      (954-05-179)
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