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2000 Fall Western Section Meeting
San Francisco, CA, October 2122, 2000
Meeting #958
Associate secretaries: Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu
Saturday October 21, 2000

Saturday October 21, 2000, 7:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Meetings Registration
Lobby (3rd/Main Floor), Thornton Hall

Saturday October 21, 2000, 7:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 425, Thornton Hall

Saturday October 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, I
Room 310, HSS Building Organizers: Jesus De Loera, University of California, Davis deloera@math.ucdavis.edu
Frank Sottile, University of Wisconsin sottile@math.umass.edu

8:00 a.m.
A point configuration whose space of triangulations is disconnected.
Francisco Santos*, University of Cantabria, SPAIN
(95852215)

8:30 a.m.
Categories of triangulations and classifying spaces.
Laura M. Anderson*, Texas A\&M University
Nikolai Y. Mn\"ev, Steklov InstituteSt. Petersburg
(95805220)

9:00 a.m.
Recovering Lexicographic Triangulations.
Carl W Lee*, University of Kentucky
Wendy Weber, Central College
(95852173)

9:30 a.m.
Circuit admissible triangulations of oriented matroids.
J\"org Rambau*, KonradZuseZentrum f\"ur Informationstechnik Berlin
(95805216)

10:00 a.m.
Flag numbers of generalized Eulerian posets.
Margaret M Bayer, University of Kansas
Gabor Hetyei*, UNC Charlotte
(95805270)

10:30 a.m.
The Combinatorics of Multiplices and Ordinary Polytopes.
Margaret M Bayer*, University of Kansas
Aaron M Bruening, University of Kansas
Joshua Stewart, University of Kansas
(95852175)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric and Symbolic Dynamical Systems, I
Room 429, Thornton Hall Organizers: Arek Goetz, San Francisco State University goetz@sfsu.edu
Luca Zamboni, University of North Texas luca@unt.edu

8:00 a.m.
Generic behaviour of special Euclidean group extensions $SE(n)$ of uniformly hyperbolic dynamical systems.
Matthew Nicol*, University of Surrey, England
(95858269)

8:30 a.m.
Some extensions of Lagrange Theorem on the periodicity of the continued fraction extensions of quadratic irrationals.
Michael Boshernitzan*, Rice University
(95837237)

9:00 a.m.
Dynamics of expansive group actions on the circle.
Steven Hurder*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(95858235)

9:30 a.m.
On constructing partially hyperbolic systems with non absolutely continuous central foliations.
Keith H Burns*, Northwestern University
(95837166)

10:00 a.m.
Anatole Katok,TBA

Saturday October 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Spaces, I
Room 327, Thornton Hall Organizers: Sheldon Axler, San Francisco State University axler@sfsu.edu
Alex Schuster, San Francisco State University schuster@sfsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
An Inverse Problem on Single Layer Potentials.
Peter Ebenfelt, Royal Institute of Technology
Dmitry Khavinson*, University of Arkansas & NSF
Harold S Shapiro, Royal Institute of Technology
(9583130)

8:30 a.m.
Qualitative properties of Pick interpolants.
Jim Agler, UCSD
John E McCarthy*, Washington University
(9584689)

9:00 a.m.
Zero sets, interpolating sequences and sampling sequences for Bergman spaces.
Daniel H Luecking*, University of Arkansas
(95830184)

9:30 a.m.
Algebraic Properties of Finite Blaschke Products and Some Geometric Consequences.
Pamela B Gorkin*, Bucknell University
Ulrich Daepp, Bucknell University
Raymond Mortini, Universite de Metz
(9583073)

10:00 a.m.
An extension of the BergerShaw theorem.
Sherwin Kouchekian*, Virginia Tech
John B. Conway, University of Tennessee
Kyung H. Jin, Kangwan National University
(95847110)

10:30 a.m.
The majorization function in the Dirichlet space.
William T Ross*, University of Richmond
(95830112)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Diagrammatic Morphisms in Algebra, Category Theory, and Topology, I
Room 335, Thornton Hall Organizers: David Radford, University of Illinois at Chicago radford@uic.edu
Fernando Souza, University of Waterloo fernando@math.uic.edu
David Yetter, Kansas State University dyetter@math.ksu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Diagrammatic morphisms, or directly from geometry to algebra and back again: an overview.
David N Yetter*, Kansas State University
(95801222)

8:45 a.m.
$n$Categorical Physics.
John C Baez*, University of California, Riverside
(95883242)

9:30 a.m.
The Kauffman Bracket Skein as an Algebra of Observables.
Douglas Bullock, Boise State University
Charles Frohman, The University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, Boise State University
(9585794)

10:15 a.m.
The Yang Mills Measure in the Kauffman Bracket Skein Module.
Doug Bullock, Boise State University
Charles D Frohman*, University of Iowa
Joanna M KaniaBartoszynska, Boise State University
(9585788)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
Room 317, HSS Building Organizers: Shawnee McMurran, California State University San Bernardino mcmurran@prodigy.net
James J. Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu

8:30 a.m.
Solving Victorian Math Problems: A Senior Project.
Shawnee L McMurran*, California State University San Bernardino
(95801257)

9:00 a.m.
Arabic Algebra Before (?) alKhwarizmi.
Barnabas Hughes*, California State Univesity, Northridge
(9580148)

9:30 a.m.
Mina Rees and Her Influence on Mathematical Research.
Amy E Shell*, United States Military Academy
(95801117)

10:00 a.m.
The evolutionary origins of mathematical ability: Preliminary Report.
Keith Devlin*, St Mary's College of California
(9580184)

10:30 a.m.
The functional equation of the Riemann zeta function.
Jennifer E Beineke*, Trinity College
(95801241)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Quantum Algebra, I
Room 409, Thornton Hall Organizers: Nicolai Reshetikhin, University of Caifornia, Berkeley reshetik@math.berkeley.edu

8:30 a.m.
Cyclic homology of IwahoriHecke algebras.
Victor Nistor*, Pennsylvania State Univ.
(95819302)

9:00 a.m.
Vyjayanthi Chari,TBA

9:30 a.m.
Beyond Rectangles: Generalizing the KirillovReshetikhin Characters.
Michael Kleber*, MIT
(95817185)

10:00 a.m.
Quantum Invariant Measures.
Nicolai Reshetikhin, University of California at Berkeley
Milen Yakimov*, University of California at Berkeley
(95843255)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Abstract Wavelet Theory, I
Room 325, Thornton Hall Organizers: Lawrence W. Baggett, University of Colorado baggett@euclid.colorado.edu
Kathy D. Merrill, The Colorado College kmerrill@coloradocollege.edu

8:30 a.m.
Construction of wavelets from generalized conjugate mirror filters.
Lawrence W. Baggett*, University of Colorado
Jennifer E. Courter, The Colorado College
Kathy D. Merrill, The Colorado College
(95843182)

9:00 a.m.
Examples of NonMRA Wavelets.
Lawrence W Baggett, University of Colorado, Boulder
Jennifer E Courter*, California State University, Hayward
Kathy D Merrill, Colorado College
(95843201)

9:30 a.m.
Combined MSF multiwavelets.
Marcin M Bownik*, University of Michigan
(95842210)

10:00 a.m.
Normalized Tight Frane Wavelet Sets in ${\mathcal R}^ d$.
Xingde Dai*, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Yuanan Diao, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Qing Gu, Beijing University
Deguang Han, McMaster University
(95842187)

10:30 a.m.
Examination of BattleLemarie Wavelet coefficients for frequency estimation.
Joel K Glenn*, University of Colorado,Boulder
(95842144)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 8:45 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Representations, I
Room 305, HSS Building Organizers: Ehud Moshe Baruch, University of California Santa Cruz baruch@math.ucsc.edu
Dan Bump, Stanford University bump@math.stanford.edu
Olav Richter, University of California Santa Cruz richter@math.ucsc.edu

8:45 a.m.
Symmetries for a renormalized integral of Eisenstein series.
Jennifer E Beineke*, Trinity College
Daniel Bump, Stanford University
(95811244)

9:30 a.m.
Jacobi theta functions over number fields.
Olav K Richter*, UC Santa Cruz
Howard Skogman, USC
(95811164)

10:15 a.m.
Regulators for CM curves over number fields.
Jeffrey Stopple*, UC Santa Barbara
(95811103)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, I
Room 432, Thornton Hall Organizers: Christoph Thiele, University of California, Los Angeles thiele@math.ucla.edu
Thomas Wolff (deceased), California Institute of Technology
F. Michael Christ, University of California, Berkeley mchrist@math.berkeley.edu
James Colliander, University of California, Berkeley colliand@math.berkeley.edu

9:00 a.m.
Distribution of lattice points in convex domains.
Luca Brandolini, University of Bergamo
Leonardo Colzani, University of Milano
Alex Iosevich*, University of Missouri
Anatoly Podkorytov, University of St. Petersburgh
Giancarlo Travaglini, University of Milan
(9584286)

9:30 a.m.
On the spectral set conjecture in dimension 1.
Izabella Laba*, UBC
(95842271)

10:00 a.m.
Mixed norm estimates for Xray transform restricted to a wellcurved rigid line complex in $\mathbb{R}^4$ and $\mathbb{R}^5$.
Mehmet B Erdogan*, California Institute of Technology
(95844168)

10:30 a.m.
Functions with vanishing periodizations.
Oleg Kovrizhkin*, Caltech, IAS
(9584291)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singularities and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 302, HSS Building Organizers: Caroline Melles, United States Naval Academy cgg@nadn.navy.mil
Ruth Michler, University of North Texas michler@unt.edu

9:00 a.m.
Introduction

9:10 a.m.
A generalization of Chow's theorem for coherent sheaves of ideals.
Caroline G Melles*, U. S. Naval Academy
Pierre Milman, University of Toronto
(95814226)

9:40 a.m.
Using moment graphs to compute intersection cohomology.
Tom Braden*, Harvard University
Robert MacPherson, Institute for Advanced Study
(95814197)

10:30 a.m.
Complete Resolutions, HsiangPati Coordinates, and the Nash Sheaf.
Laura A Taalman*, James Madison University
(95814209)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Banach Algebras, I
Room 329, Thornton Hall Organizers: Suren Grigoryan, Kazan State University sugrigor@green.kcn.ru
Thomas Tonev, University of MontanaMissoula ma_tt@selway.umt.edu

9:00 a.m.
Algebras of Multipliers of Holomorphic Besov Spaces.
Richard Rochberg*, Washington University
(95846246)

9:30 a.m.
Triangular Toeplitz contractions and Cowen sets for analytic polynomials.
Raul E Curto*, The University of Iowa
(95846152)

10:30 a.m.
Spectra of compact composition operators on function spaces of bounded symmetric domains.
Dana D Clahane*, California State University, San Marcos
(95847260)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras, I
Room 326, Thornton Hall Organizers: Steve Kaliszewski, Arizona State University kaliszewski@asu.edu
John Quigg, Arizona State University quigg@asu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Spin systems and symplectic forms
William B Arveson*, UC Berkeley
(9584665)

9:30 a.m.
Noncommutative Topological Entropy.
Nathanial P Brown*, Berkeley
Kenneth J Dykema, Texas A&M
Dimitri Shlyakhtenko, UCLA
(9584676)

10:00 a.m.
Free stochastic integrals and the Ito formula.
Michael Anshelevich*, UC Berkeley
(95846176)

10:30 a.m.
Subfactors via Planar Algebra Techniques.
Dietmar Bisch*, UC Santa Barbara
(9584666)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Evolution Equations, I
Room 428, Thornton Hall Organizers: Lev Kapitanski, Kansas State University levkapit@math.ksu.edu
Gustavo Ponce, University of California Santa Barbara ponce@math.ucsb.edu

9:00 a.m.
On the support of solutions to the generalized KdV equations.
Carlos E Kenig, University Of Chicago
Gustavo Ponce*, University of CaliforniaSanta Barbara
Luis Vega, Universidad del Pais Vasco
(95835116)

9:40 a.m.
Global wellposedness of KdV for data in $H^s ( {\mathbb{R}} ),~s>\frac{3}{4}$.
James E Colliander*, University of California, Berkeley
Markus Keel, California Institute of Technology
Gigliola Staffilani, Stanford University
Hideo Takaoka, Hokkaido Univeristy
Terence Tao, University of California, Los Angeles
(95835236)

10:20 a.m.
Interior gradient bounds for the 2D NavierStokes equations.
Igor Kukavica*, University of Southern California
(95835285)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Low Genus Curves and Applications, I
Room 523, Thornton Hall Organizers: Kristin Lauter, Microsoft klauter@microsoft.com
Harold Stark, University of California San Diego stark@euclid.ucsd.edu

9:00 a.m.
Curves of genus two with maps of every degree to a fixed elliptic curve.
Everett W Howe*, Center for Communications Research, La Jolla
(95814196)

9:40 a.m.
Applications of low genus curves to the theory of errorcorrecting codes.
Judy L Walker*, University of Nebraska
(95811266)

10:20 a.m.
Rational cuboid problem.
Noriko Yui*, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario Canada K7L 3N6
(95811231)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
From Harmonic Analysis and Geometric Measure Theory to the Study of Large Data Sets.
Knuth Hall, Room 100, Creative Arts Bldg
Peter W. Jones*, Yale University
(95865303)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Curves over Finite Fields with Many Rational Points.
Knuth Hall, Room 100, Creative Arts Bldg
Kristin E Lauter*, Microsoft Research
(95814296)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, II
Room 310, HSS Building Organizers: Jesus De Loera, University of California, Davis deloera@math.ucdavis.edu
Frank Sottile, University of Wisconsin sottile@math.umass.edu

3:00 p.m.
Convex, acyclic, and free sets of an oriented matroid.
Paul H Edelman, Univ. of Minnesota
Victor Reiner*, University of Minnesota
Volkmar Welker, Universitaat Marburg
(9580559)

3:30 p.m.
Syzygies of oriented matroids.
Isabella Novik*, UC Berkeley
Alexander Postnikov, UC Berkeley
Bernd Sturmfels, UC Berkeley
(95805111)

4:00 p.m.
Binomial Residues.
Bernd Sturmfels*, UC Berkeley
Eduardo Cattani, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Alicia Dickenstein, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
(9580567)

4:30 p.m.
Toric Initial Ideals without Embedded Primes.
Rekha R Thomas*, University of Washington
Serkan Hosten, San Fransisco State University
(95813137)

5:00 p.m.
Geometry and complexity of Groebner fans of codimension three lattice ideals.
Serkan Hosten*, San Francisco State University
Diane Maclagan, Institute for Advanced Studies
Bernd Sturmfels, UC Berkeley
(95852280)

5:30 p.m.
Hilbert schemes and the $n!$ conjecture.
Mark D Haiman*, U.C. San Diego
(95805106)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Room 317, HSS Building Organizers: Shawnee McMurran, California State University San Bernardino mcmurran@prodigy.net
James J. Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu

3:00 p.m.
Nineteenthcentury Developments in Geometric Probability: J.J. Sylvester, M. Crofton, J.E. Barbier, and J. Bertrand.
Eugene Seneta, University of Sydney
Karen V. Parshall*, University of Virginia
Francois Jongmans, University of Liege
(9580197)

3:30 p.m.
G.H. Hardy, the London Mathematical Society, and the rise of British pure mathematical research in the first half of the 20th century.
Adrian C Rice*, RandolphMacon College
(95801133)

4:00 p.m.
Statistics in the U.S. Comes of Age: A Case Study in American Influence Abroad, Preliminary report.
Patti W Hunter*, Westmont College
(95801130)

4:30 p.m.
Mathematics and Politics: Shaping the Mathematical Landscape in PostUnification Italy.
Laura Martini*, University of Virginia
(9580198)

5:00 p.m.
Quadric, cubic, and quartic cones.
Anatoly B. Korchagin*, Texas Tech University
(9580134)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, II
Room 432, Thornton Hall Organizers: Christoph Thiele, University of California, Los Angeles thiele@math.ucla.edu
Thomas Wolff (deceased), California Institute of Technology
F. Michael Christ, University of California, Berkeley mchrist@math.berkeley.edu
James Colliander, University of California, Berkeley colliand@math.berkeley.edu

3:00 p.m.
Sixty years of Bernoulli convolutions.
Yuval Peres*, University of California
Wilhelm Schlag, Princeton University
Boris Solomyak, University of Washington
(95828283)

4:00 p.m.
On discrete Schroedinger operators on the line and plane with deterministic potentials.
Wilhelm Schlag*, Princeton University
(95881251)

4:30 p.m.
New WKB methods for onedimensional Schr\"odinger operators.
Michael Christ, University of California, Berkeley
Alex Kiselev*, University of Chicago
(95834262)

5:00 p.m.
Multilinear singular integrals related to the spectral theory of 1D Schr\'{o}dinger operators.
Camil Muscalu*, University of California, Los Angeles
(95842206)

5:30 p.m.
Formal dimension for semisimple symmetric spaces.
Bernhard Kroetz*, The Ohio State University
(9582240)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric and Symbolic Dynamical Systems, II
Room 429, Thornton Hall Organizers: Arek Goetz, San Francisco State University goetz@sfsu.edu
Luca Zamboni, University of North Texas luca@unt.edu

3:00 p.m.
Symbolic dynamics and integer tilings.
Ethan Coven, Wesleyan University
William Geller*, Indiana U.  Purdue U. Indpls.
Sylvia Silberger, Hofstra University
William Thurston, U.C. Davis
(95837123)

3:30 p.m.
The symbolic dynamics of tilings of the multidimensional integers I.
Ethan M Coven*, Wesleyan University
Aimee Johnson, Swarthmore College
Natasha Jonoska, University of South Florida
Kathleen Madden, Drew University
(95837120)

4:00 p.m.
The symbolic dynamics of tilings of the multidimensional integers II.
Ethan M Coven, Wesleyan University
Aimee Johnson, Swarthmore College
Natasha Jonoska*, University of South Florida
Kathleen Madden, Drew University
(95837121)

4:30 p.m.
Invariants for substitution dynamical systems.
Charles Radin*, University of Texas at Austin
(95837115)

5:00 p.m.
Tiling spaces are Cantor set fiber bundles.
Robert F Williams*, University of Texas, Austin
(9583785)

5:30 p.m.
Automorphisms of shifts with UFO.
William Geller, IUPUI
Michal Misiurewicz*, IUPUI
(95837119)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Spaces, II
Room 327, Thornton Hall Organizers: Sheldon Axler, San Francisco State University axler@sfsu.edu
Alex Schuster, San Francisco State University schuster@sfsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Finite unions of interpolation sequences.
Peter L Duren*, University of Michigan
Alexander P Schuster, San Francisco State University
(95830150)

3:30 p.m.
The numerical range of a composition operator.
Paul S Bourdon, Washington and Lee University
Joel H Shapiro*, Michigan State University
(95847118)

4:00 p.m.
Canonical divisors in weighted Bergman spaces.
Rachel J Weir*, University of Michigan
(95830139)

4:30 p.m.
Boundary Behavior of Extremal Functions in the Bergman Space.
Carl Sundberg*, University of Tennessee
(95830177)

5:00 p.m.
Generalized factorization in Hardy spaces.
Michael I Stessin*, University at Albany
(95830102)

5:30 p.m.
Bounded Univalent Mappings and the Wandering Property.
Brent J Carswell*, University of Michigan
(95830138)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Diagrammatic Morphisms in Algebra, Category Theory, and Topology, II
Room 335, Thornton Hall Organizers: David Radford, University of Illinois at Chicago radford@uic.edu
Fernando Souza, University of Waterloo fernando@math.uic.edu
David Yetter, Kansas State University dyetter@math.ksu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Symplectic structure on Colorings and Lagrangian tangles.
Jozef H Przytycki*, George Washington University
(9585760)

3:45 p.m.
Knot invariants, embedded graphs and the category of representations of the Lorentz group.
John W Barrett*, University of Nottingham
(95818183)

4:30 p.m.
Young tabloids and representations of braid groups.
XiaoSong Lin*, University of California, Riverside
(95857253)

5:15 p.m.
Cyclic operads and algebra of chord diagrams.
Vladimir Hinich, University of Haifa
Arkady Vaintrob*, University of Oregon
(95817217)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Singularities and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 302, HSS Building Organizers: Caroline Melles, United States Naval Academy cgg@nadn.navy.mil
Ruth Michler, University of North Texas michler@unt.edu

3:00 p.m.
Invariant Subspaces of the Monodromy.
David B Massey*, Northeastern University
(95832159)

3:50 p.m.
Interpolating characteristic classes of singular hypersurfaces.
Paolo Aluffi*, Florida State University
JeanPaul Brasselet, IML  CNRS
(95814228)

4:40 p.m.
Topology of Milnor Fibers of NonIsolated Singularities.
Chunsheng Ban, The Ohio State University
Lee J McEwan*, The Ohio State University
Andras Nemethi, The Ohio State University
(95814198)

5:30 p.m.
Toric regularity.
Gregory G Smith*, UC Berkeley
(95814256)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Abstract Wavelet Theory, II
Room 325, Thornton Hall Organizers: Lawrence W. Baggett, University of Colorado baggett@euclid.colorado.edu
Kathy D. Merrill, The Colorado College kmerrill@coloradocollege.edu

3:00 p.m.
Operator algebras, Gabor and Wavelet Frames.
Deguang Han*, McMaster Univ. and Univ. of Central Florida
J. P. Gabardo, McMaster University
David R Larson, Texas A\&M University
(95842100)

3:30 p.m.
Minimality of the data in wavelet filters.
Palle E.T. Jorgensen*, The University of Iowa
(9584635)

4:30 p.m.
Wavelet Sets and the Harmonic Analysis of a Discrete Affine Group.
LekHeng Lim*, Cornell University/University of Cambridge
(9584641)

5:00 p.m.
Operatorvalued wavelet theory and module frame theory.
David R Larson*, Texas A\&M University
(95846295)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Banach Algebras, II
Room 329, Thornton Hall Organizers: Suren Grigoryan, Kazan State University sugrigor@green.kcn.ru
Thomas Tonev, University of MontanaMissoula ma_tt@selway.umt.edu

3:00 p.m.
Reversed automatic continuity  maps determining topology.
Krzysztof Jarosz*, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
(95846143)

3:30 p.m.
On ideals in $H^\infty$ whose closures are intersections of maximal i deals.
Keiji Izuchi*, Niigata University, Niigata, Japan
(95846114)

4:00 p.m.
Uniform approximation on manifolds.
Alexander J. Izzo*, Bowling Green State University
(95832199)

4:30 p.m.
Examples of Riemann Surfaces with The Bounded Analytic Function Algebra Isomorphic to The One on The Bidisc.
Mikihiro Hayashi*, Hokkaido University
(95830169)

5:00 p.m.
On $Q$,$Q_{M}$ and $Q_{M#}$algebras.
Hugo Peimbert Arizmendi*, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Vesko Valov, University of Swaziland
(9584663)

5:30 p.m.
The validity range of two Complex Analysis theorems.
S. A. Grigoryan, Kazan State University
T. N. Pankrateva, Kazan State University  Zelenodolsk
T. V. Tonev*, University of Montana  Missoula
(95846232)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Periodic and/or Multiple Solutions of Differential and Difference Equations, I
Room 409, Thornton Hall Organizers: Jorge Aarao, Claremont McKenna College jorge_aarao@mckenna.edu
Mario Martelli, Claremont McKenna College mmartelli@thuban.ac.hmc.edu
Adolfo Rumbos, Pomona College arumbos@pomona.edu

3:00 p.m.
Twoway diffusion problems.
Jorge Aarao*, Claremont McKenna College
(95835223)

3:30 p.m.
On Positive Solutions for a Class of Elliptic Problems in $R^{N}$.
David G Costa*, University of Nevada  Las Vegas
(9583549)

4:00 p.m.
Singular timeperiodic reaction diffusion systems.
Victor L. Shapiro*, University of California, Riverside
(9583551)

4:30 p.m.
Model Approximation and Feedback Control using the Proper Orthogonal Decomposition Method.
Charles H Lee, California State University, Fullerton
Maijian Qian*, California State University, Fullerton
PeiWen Hsu, California State University, Fullerton
(95893127)

5:00 p.m.
The Stability of Chevron Solutions.
Carme Calderer, Pennsylvania State University
Chun Liu, Pennsylvania State University
Karl A Voss*, Bucknell University
(95835240)

5:30 p.m.
Onesided Resonance Problems for a Class of Quasilinear Elliptic Operators.
Stephen B Robinson*, Wake Forest University
Adolfo J Rumbos, Pomona College
Victor L Shapiro, University of California at Riverside
(95835221)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Representations, II
Room 305, HSS Building Organizers: Ehud Moshe Baruch, University of California Santa Cruz baruch@math.ucsc.edu
Dan Bump, Stanford University bump@math.stanford.edu
Olav Richter, University of California Santa Cruz richter@math.ucsc.edu

3:00 p.m.
On the index of unramified elliptic units.
Farshid Hajir*, California State University, San Marcos
(95811208)

4:00 p.m.
Zeros at the critical point of quadratic twists of modular Lfunctions.
Brian Conrey*, American Institute of Mathematics
Jonathan Keating, University of Bristol, England
Michael Rubinstein, University of Texas at Austin
Nina Snaith, University of Bristol, England
(95811224)

5:00 p.m.
Low lying zeros of dihedral Lfunctions.
Etienne Fouvry, Orsay University
Henryk Iwaniec*, Rutgers University
(95811203)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras, II
Room 326, Thornton Hall Organizers: Steve Kaliszewski, Arizona State University kaliszewski@asu.edu
John Quigg, Arizona State University quigg@asu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Recent results on projectionless C*algebras.
George A. Elliott*, U. of Toronto, U. of Copenhagen, Fields Institute, MSRI
(95847275)

3:30 p.m.
Perforated Ordered Kgroups of Simple C*algebras.
Andrew S Toms*, University of Toronto/Fields Institute
(95819148)

4:00 p.m.
Contractive projections in operator space theory.
Matthew P Neal*, University of California, Irvine
Bernard Russo, University of California, Irvine
(95846140)

4:30 p.m.
The twoprime analogue of the Hecke $C^*$algebra of Bost and Connes.
Nadia S. Larsen*, University of Copenhagen
Ian F. Putnam, University of Victoria
Iain Raeburn, University of Newcastle
(95846165)

5:00 p.m.
Regularity of induced representations.
Astrid an Huef*, University of Denver
Iain Raeburn, University of Newcastle, Australia
(95846234)

5:30 p.m.
Exactness of Certain Discrete Groups.
Erik P Guentner*, MSRI and IUPUI
(95846193)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Evolution Equations, II
Room 428, Thornton Hall Organizers: Lev Kapitanski, Kansas State University levkapit@math.ksu.edu
Gustavo Ponce, University of California Santa Barbara ponce@math.ucsb.edu

3:00 p.m.
Improved regularity results for the quasilinear wave equations.
Sergiu Klainerman, Princeton University
Igor Rodnianski*, Princeton University
(95835146)

3:40 p.m.
Global Existence for Quasilinear Wave Equations Outside StarShaped Obstacles.
Markus Keel*, California Institute of Technology
Hart F Smith, University of Washington, Seattle
Christopher D. Sogge, Johns Hopkins University
(95835292)

4:20 p.m.
Strichartz estimates for a Schr\"odinger operator with non smooth coefficients.
Gigliola Staffilani*, Stanford University
Daniel Tataru, Northwestern University
(95835214)

5:00 p.m.
Global existence in nonlinear elastodynamics.
Thomas C Sideris*, University of California
(9583581)

5:40 p.m.
The Scaling of Fluvial Landscapes.
Bjorn Birnir*, Dept. of Math. UCSB
Terrence Smith, UCSB
George Merchant, UCSB
(95835297)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Low Genus Curves and Applications, II
Room 523, Thornton Hall Organizers: Kristin Lauter, Microsoft klauter@microsoft.com
Harold Stark, University of California San Diego stark@euclid.ucsd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Empirical evidence for the Birch and SwinnertonDyer conjectures for modular Jacobians of genus 2 curves.
E. V Flynn, University of Liverpool
Franck Lepr\'{e}vost, Universit\'{e} Grenoble
Edward F Schaefer*, Santa Clara University
William A Stein, Harvard University
Michael Stoll, Mathematisches Institut der HeinrichHeineUniversit\"{a}t, D\"{u}sseldorf
Joseph L Wetherell, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(95811156)

3:40 p.m.
Addition in the Jacobian of a Smooth Plane Quartic Curve.
Matt J Klassen*, DigiPen Institute of Technology (Redmond, WA)
(95814268)

4:10 p.m.
Break

4:40 p.m.
The Arithmetic of Certain Cubic Function Fields.
Mark L Bauer*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Andreas Stein, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(95811261)

5:20 p.m.
NUCOMP in Quadratic Congruence Function Fields.
Michael J Jacobson*, University of Manitoba
(95811243)

Saturday October 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 210, Thornton Hall

3:00 p.m.
On the inverse differential Galois problem for GL$_n$.
Lourdes Juan*, MSRI
(95813278)

3:15 p.m.
Electrostatics and Wandering Vectors.
Anatolii A Grinshpan*, University of California, Berkeley
(95831158)

3:30 p.m.
Unitary Representations of the Discrete Heisenberg Group.
Keri A Kornelson*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(9584342)

3:45 p.m.
Confidence Regions for Hitting Probabilities.
Rod A Freed*, California State University at Dominguez Hills
(95860230)

4:00 p.m.
An improved method for linear programming problems.
HungPing Tsao*, San Francisco State University
(95890153)

4:15 p.m.
Twisted Tensor Products.
Harold Hastings, Hofstra University
Sylvia Silberger*, Hofstra University
Marysia Weiss, Hofstra University
Yurin Wu, Hofstra University
(95837101)

4:30 p.m.
The Mechanics of Electron in a Hydrogen Atom.
Andrew C. Angus*, Absolute Knowledge Foundation
(95870298)

4:45 p.m.
Paradox Logic and How to Count to Two.
Nathaniel S Hellerstein*, City College of San Francisco
(9580304)

5:00 p.m.
Means to an End.
Richard P Kubelka*, San Jose State University
(95840204)

5:15 p.m.
Determinacy in Small Admissible Sets.
Andrew M Lewis*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(95803126)

5:30 p.m.
Angular Ratio Transference.
James H Mulberry*, AMS
(95851109)

5:45 p.m.
Introducing The Angel's Equations.
Susil K. Jena*, Bhubaneswar,Orissa,India
(9581182)
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