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2002 Fall Southeastern Section Meeting
Orlando, FL, November 910, 2002
Meeting #982
Associate secretaries: John L Bryant, AMS bryant@math.fsu.edu
Sunday November 10, 2002

Sunday November 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium, Business Administration

Sunday November 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Room 122, Business Administration Organizers: Heath M. Martin, University of Central Florida martin@math.ucf.edu
Stephanie A. Fitchett, Florida Atlantic University sfitchet@fau.edu

8:00 a.m.
On the Hilbert functions of level algebras.
A.V. Geramita, Queen's University
T. Harima, Shikoku University
J. Migliore*, University of Notre Dame
Y. Shin, Sung Shin Women's University
(98213138)

8:30 a.m.
On homogeneous linear systems of plane curves of fixed degree with a composite number of base points.
Anita Buckley, University of Warwick, UK
Marina Zompatori*, Boston University
(9821435)

9:00 a.m.
On the Hilbert functions of fat points in $\mathbb{P}^1 \times \mathbb{P}^1$.
Adam Van Tuyl*, Lakehead University
Elena Guardo, University of Catania
(9821381)

9:30 a.m.
A Construction Of Codimension 3 Gorenstein Ideals And Applications.
Cristiano Bocci, University of Turin
Giorgio Dalzotto*, University of Genoa
Roberto Notari, Politecnico di Torino
Maria Luisa Spreafico, Politecnico di Torino
(98213164)

10:00 a.m.
On The Conductor Of Points in $\mathbb{P}^n$.
Laura Bazzotti*, University Of Genoa
(98213165)

10:30 a.m.
Projective embeddings of blown up varieties.
Huy Tai Ha*, University of Missouri
(98214119)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Functional and Harmonic Analysis of Wavelets, Frames and their Applications, III
Room 121, Business Administration Organizers: Deguang Han, University of Central Florida dhan@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu
Manos I. Papadakis, University of Houston mpapadak@math.uh.edu

8:00 a.m.
On the choice of scaling functions for a generalized multiresolution analysis.
Lawrence W. Baggett*, University of Colorado
Palle E. T. Jorgensen, University of Iowa
Kathy D. Merrill, The Colorado College
Judith A. Packer, University of Colorado
(9824395)

8:30 a.m.
Frame sets and related problems.
X Dai, UNC Charlotte
Y Diao*, UNC Charlotte
Q Gu, UNC Charlotte
(98242101)

9:00 a.m.
The Regularity of Irregular Gabor Bases.
Yang Wang*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(98242180)

10:00 a.m.
Some problems related to the distributional Zak transform.
JeanPierre Gabardo*, McMaster University
(98242214)

10:30 a.m.
Compactly Supported Symmetric MRA Tight Wavelet Frames With Minimum Redundancy.
Bin Han*, University of Alberta
Mo Qun, University of Alberta
(98242235)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, III
Room 225, Business Administration Organizers: Robert C. Brigham, University of Central Florida brigham@cs.ucf.edu
CunQuan Zhang, West Virginia University cqzhang@math.wvu.edu
Yue Zhao, University of Central Florida yzhao@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu

8:00 a.m.
Amallamorphs and Homeomorphs of the Petersen Graph.
Hossein Shahmohamad*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Earl G Whitehead, Jr., University of Pittsburgh
(9820558)

8:30 a.m.
The nonorientable genus of $K_{l,m,n}$: two counterexamples.
Chris Stephens*, Vanderbilt University
Xiaoya Zha, Middle Tennessee State University
(98205133)

9:00 a.m.
Orientable and nonorientable genera for some complete tripartite graphs.
Kenichi Kawarabayashi, Princeton University
Xiaoya Zha*, Middle Tennessee State University
(9820566)

9:30 a.m.
The strong perfect graph theorem.
Maria Chudnovsky, Princeton University
Neil Robertson*, Ohio State University
Paul Seymour, Princeton University
Robin Thomas, Georgia Institute of Technology
(9820557)

10:00 a.m.
The circular chromatic number of digraphs.
Drago Bokal, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Ga\v sper Fijav\v z, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Martin Juvan, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
P. Mark Kayll, University of Montana
Bojan Mohar*, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
(9820511)

10:30 a.m.
A survey of randomly decomposable graphs.
Ken W Smith*, Central Michigan University
Robert Molina, Alma College
Myles McNally, Alma College
(9820529)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Neuroscience, III
Room 116, Business Administration Organizers: Steve J. Cox, Rice University cox@caam.rice.edu
Richard Bertram, Florida State University bertram@sb.fsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Delayed inhibition allows for oscillatory response to communication but not prey stimuli.
Brent Doiron*, University of Ottawa
Maurice J. Chacron, University of Ottawa
Leonard Maler, University of Ottawa
Andre Longtin, University of Ottawa
Joseph Bastian, Univeristy of Oklahoma
(98292256)

8:40 a.m.
Discussion

9:20 a.m.
Bifurcation on the Visual Cortex with Weakly Anisotropic Lateral Coupling.
Martin Golubitsky*, University of Houston
LieJune Shiau, University of Houston  Clear Lake
Andrew Torok, University of Houston
(98234115)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion

Sunday November 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Knots and LowDimensional Manifolds, III
Room 221, Business Administration Organizers: J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama carter@mathstat.usouthal.edu
Masahico Saito, University of South Florida saito@math.usf.edu

8:00 a.m.
Quandle Cocycle Invariants and Alexander Matrices.
Marina Appiou Nikiforou*, University of South Florida
(98255239)

8:30 a.m.
Quandle colorings of classical knots and knotted surfaces.
Angela K Harris*, University of South Alabama
(98257132)

9:00 a.m.
A spectral sequence in quandle homology.
Mohamed Elhamdadi*, University of South Florida
(98257232)

9:30 a.m.
Computation of quandle cocycle invariants of knots using certain simple quandles.
Matias A Gra\~na*, MIT and University of Buenos Aires
Anatoly Preygel, Montgomery Blair High School
(98257168)

10:00 a.m.
Classification of finite Alexander quandles.
V Sam Nelson*, Louisiana State University
(9825575)

10:30 a.m.
Quadratic quandles and their link invariants.
R A Litherland*, Louisiana State University
(98257146)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Geometric Topology, III
Room 220, Business Administration Organizers: Alexander N. Dranishnikov, University of Florida dranish@math.ufl.edu
James E. Keesling, University of Florida jek@math.ufl.edu
Yuli B. Rudyak, University of Florida rudyak@math.ufl.edu

8:00 a.m.
On generalizing string topology.
Uwe Kaiser*, Boise State University
(98257107)

8:30 a.m.
On a formula for the asymptotic dimension of amalgamated free products.
G. Bell*, University of Louisville
A. Dranishnikov, University of Florida
J. Keesling, University of Florida
(98220127)

9:00 a.m.
Resolutions of 2polyhedra and nonstandard regular neighborhoods of PL embedded codimension $\le2$ polyhedra.
Du\v{s}an Repo\v v{s}*, University of Ljubljana
(9825764)

9:30 a.m.
Topological structure of reptiles and selfaffine tiles.
SzeMan Ngai*, Georgia Southern University
Nhu T. Nguyen, New Mexico State University
TaiMan Tang, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
(98252201)

10:00 a.m.
On the homology cobordism group of integral homology 3spheres.
Nikolai Saveliev*, University of Miami
(98257135)

10:30 a.m.
Smooth mappings without certain singularities.
Rustam R Sadykov*, University of Florida
(98257167)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on The Likelihood Inferences in Statistics, III
Room 110, Business Administration Organizers: JianJian Ren, University of Central Florida jren@mail.ucf.edu

8:00 a.m.
Empirical Likelihood Inference in Linear Regression for Right Censored Survival Data.
Gang Li*, University of California at Los Angeles
(9826261)

8:30 a.m.
Cox Proportional Hazards Model with Additional Information on the Baseline.
Mai Zhou*, University of Kentucky
(9826269)

9:00 a.m.
On Empirical Likelihood for a Semiparametric Mixture Model.
Fei Zou*, Department of Biostatistics, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jason P Fine, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Brian S Yandell, Department of Statistics, University of Wisconsin at Madison
(98262106)

9:30 a.m.
Diagnostics for Empirical Likelihood Inference.
Nicole A. Lazar*, Carnegie Mellon University
(9826217)

10:00 a.m.
Convergence theory for marginbased classifiers via penalization.
Xiaotong Shen*, The Ohio State University
(9826212)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, III
Room 126, Business Administration Organizers: Min Chen, Purdue University mchen@ucf.edu
Roy Choudhury, University of Central Florida choudhur@longwood.cs.ucf.edu
David J. Kaup, University of Central Florida kaup@ucf.edu

8:00 a.m.
The InitialValue Problem for the Extended KortewegDe Vries Equation.
Roger HJ Grimshaw*, Loughborough University
(9823593)

8:30 a.m.
Convergence of Petviashvili's iterative method for stationary solutions of nonlinear wave equations.
Dmitry E. Pelinovsky*, McMaster University (Canada)
(9823596)

9:00 a.m.
Initial Value Problem for Ostrovsky Equation. Solvability and Long Time Asymptotics.
Vladimir Varlamov*, University of Texas  Pan American
Yue Liu, University of Texas at Austin at Arlington
(9823536)

9:30 a.m.
Discrete NLS Solitons in an Optical Network.
Lisa S Cohen*, University of Central Florida
David J Kaup, University of Central Florida
(98278264)

10:00 a.m.
A New Method to Discuss Existence of Solitary Waves for Nonlinear, Dispersive Wave Equations.
Hongqiu Chen*, The University of Memphis
(9823556)

10:30 a.m.
Instability of Standing Waves of the Schr\"odinger Equation with Inhomogeneous Nonlinearity.
Yue Liu*, Univ. of Texas, Arlington
XiaoPing Wang, The Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology
Ke Wang, The Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology
(9823540)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Function Spaces, Singular Integrals and Applications to PDEs, III
Room 107, Business Administration Organizers: Marius Mitrea, University of MissouriColumbia marius@math.missouri.edu
Dorina Mitrea, University of MissouriColumbia dorina@math.missouri.edu

8:00 a.m.
Stationary Euler equation on Lipschitz domains in Riemannian manifolds.
Martin Dindos*, Cornell University
(98235213)

8:30 a.m.
Haar multipliers revisited.
Maria Cristina Pereyra*, University of New Mexico
(98242236)

9:00 a.m.
Area operators on BMO space.
Zhijian Wu*, The University of Alabama
Nattakorn Sukantamala, The University of Alabama
(98232279)

9:30 a.m.
$L(\infty ,q)$ spaces: embeddings, interpolation and extrapolation.
Mario Milman*, Florida Atlantic University
(98246211)

10:00 a.m.
Weighted Estimates for Laplace's Equation in Lipschitz Domains.
Zhongwei Shen*, University of Kentucky
(98235134)

10:30 a.m.
Weighted norm inequalities for the dyadic square function and a twoweight extrapolation theorem.
Fedor Nazarov*, Michigan State University
Michael Wilson, University of Vermont
(98243111)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Methods in Analysis, III
Room 218, Business Administration Organizers: George A. Anastassiou, University of Memphis anastasg@msci.memphis.edu

8:00 a.m.
On Polynomial Approximation of Analytic functions and Conformal Mappings.
Arthur A. Danielyan*, University of Central Florida
(98230140)

8:30 a.m.
On Hankel Operators and Rational Approximation.
Vasiliy A. Prokhorov*, University of South Alabama
(98241178)

9:00 a.m.
Interpolation in Several Variables.
Boris  Shekhtman*, University of South Florida
(98241192)

9:30 a.m.
Degree of Approximation by a Sequence of Linear Operators.
R. N. Mohapatra*, University of Central Florida, Orlando
(9824119)

10:00 a.m.
Spline Type Biorthognal Wavelets.
TianXiao He*, Illinois Wesleyan University
(9824277)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Atrium, Business Administration

Sunday November 10, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Mathematics, III
Room 146, Business Administration Organizers: Ricardo H. Nochetto, University of Maryland rhn@math.umd.edu
Bernardo Cockburn, University of Minnesota cockburn@math.umn.edu

8:30 a.m.
Error Control in Finite Volume Methods for ConvectionDiffusionReaction Problems.
Raytcho D Lazarov*, Texas A&M University
Stanimire Z Tomov, Brookhaven National Laboratory
(98265157)

9:00 a.m.
A posteriori error analysis for the AllenCahn equation.
Daniel Kessler*, University of Maryland
Ricardo Nochetto, University of Maryland
Alfred Schmidt, University of Bremen
(98265117)

9:30 a.m.
Finite Element Methods for Surface Diffusion.
Ricardo H. Nochetto*, University of Maryland
(98265142)

10:00 a.m.
Generalized Green's Functions And The Effective Domain Of Influence.
Donald J Estep*, Colorado State University
(98265125)

10:30 a.m.
A posteriori error estimates for HamiltonJacobi equations.
Bernardo Cockburn*, U. of Minnesota
(98265118)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Enumerative Combinatorics, III
Room 119 (Auditorium), Business Administration Organizers: James Haglund, University of Pennsylvania jhaglund@math.upenn.edu
Jeff B. Remmel, University of California San Diego jremmel@ucsd.edu

9:00 a.m.
New Lambert series formulas for 12 and 20 squares.
Stephen C Milne*, The Ohio State University
(98205282)

9:30 a.m.
"Partitions with gap conditions: some old and new results.".
Alexander Berkovich*, University of Florida
(98205247)

10:00 a.m.
Generalization of the Young lattice and unimodality conjectures.
J Morse*, University of Miami
L Lapointe, University of Talca
(98205268)

10:30 a.m.
Combinatorics of the LascouxSch\"{u}tzenberger Tree.
David P Little*, Dartmouth College
(98205261)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics, III
Room 207, Business Administration Organizers: Craig A. Nolder, Florida State University nolder@math.fsu.edu
Alec N. Kercheval, Florida State University kercheval@math.fsu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Conditional ValueatRisk, Methodology and Applications: Overview.
Stanislav P Uryasev*, University of Florida
(98290120)

9:30 a.m.
Risk Management and Portfolio Optimization with Conditional DrawdownatRisk.
Michael Zabarankin*, University of Florida
(98290151)

10:00 a.m.
Optimal Security Liquidation Strategy: SamplePath Approach.
P. A. Krokhmal*, University of Florida, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
(98291113)

10:30 a.m.
Modelling Stock Price Process as a Continuous Time Jump Process.
Rituparna Sen*, University of Chicago
Per A. Mykland, University of Chicago
(98262189)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Special Session on Asymptotics of Integrable Partial Differential Equations, RiemannHilbert Problem and Related Topics, III
Room 115, Business Administration Organizers: Ken T. R. McLaughlin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Arizona mcl@amath.unc.edu
Alexander Tovbis, University of Central Florida tovbis@math.duke.edu

9:00 a.m.
Calculation of the semiclassical limit of focusing NLS and its long time behavior.
Stephanos Venakides*, Duke University
(98235260)

9:45 a.m.
Semiclassical (zero dispersion) limit solutions to the focusing Nonlinear Schroedinger Equations (NLS).
Alexander Tovbis*, University of Central Florida
(98235177)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 383, Engineering

9:00 a.m.
Solution of Nonlinear Optimal Control Problems by Hybrid Functions.
Mohsen Razzaghi*, Mississippi State University
(9824928)

9:15 a.m.
Measures of Concordance Determined by $D_4Invariant$ 2Copulas.
H H Edwards*, University of Central Florida
P Mikusinski, University of Central Florida
M D Taylor, University of Central Florida
(9826030)

9:30 a.m.
Morphisms of High Dimensional Hypersurfaces.
David Sheppard*, MIT
(9821478)

9:45 a.m.
A new fast and robust technique for pricing and hedging Asian options.
Georgios Vasileiou Dalakouras*, University of Michigan
(98290267)

10:00 a.m.
Generalized Proximal Aiming and Weak Invariance for Euler Solutions of Cauchy Problems.
Gnana Bhaskar Tenali*, Florida Institute of Technology
V Lakshmkantham, Florida Institute of Technology
(98234269)

10:15 a.m.
Stability of Competitive Neural Networks.
Semen Koksal*, Florida Tech
(98234280)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Decoding the dance of your dendritic spines.
Room 119 (Auditorium), Business Administration
Steven J. Cox*, Rice University
(9829202)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Basic principles for convergence of adaptive finite element methods and applications to the Stokes Problem.
Room 119 (Auditorium), Business Administration
Ricardo H. Nochetto*, University of Maryland, College Park
(9826505)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Enumerative Combinatorics, IV
Room 119 (Auditorium), Business Administration Organizers: James Haglund, University of Pennsylvania jhaglund@math.upenn.edu
Jeff B. Remmel, University of California San Diego jremmel@ucsd.edu

2:30 p.m.
Counting binary trees by ascents and descents.
Ira M Gessel*, Brandeis University
(98205173)

3:00 p.m.
Perfect matchings and perfect powers.
Mihai Ciucu*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(98205273)

3:30 p.m.
Two Injectionbased Proofs for a Conjecture of Simion and Sagan.
Miklos Bona*, University of Florida
Bruce E. Sagan, Michigan State University
(9820586)

4:00 p.m.
Permutations Which Avoid 1243 and 2143, Continued Fractions, and Chebyshev Polynomials.
Eric S Egge*, Gettysburg College
Toufik Mansour, Universit\'e Bordeaux 1
(9820538)

4:30 p.m.
The subword complexity of a class of infinite binary words.
Irina Gheorghiciuc*, University of Pennsylvania
(98205272)

5:00 p.m.
Prefix exchanging and pattern avoiding involutions.
Aaron D. Jaggard*, University of Pennsylvania
(98205243)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, IV
Room 122, Business Administration Organizers: Heath M. Martin, University of Central Florida martin@math.ucf.edu
Stephanie A. Fitchett, Florida Atlantic University sfitchet@fau.edu

2:30 p.m.
Relative cohomology and semibounded Ext.
Oana Veliche*, Purdue University
(98213194)

3:00 p.m.
Algorithmic computation of (i,j)Uniformity by Chow Forms.
Juan C Migliore, University of Notre Dame
Chris Peterson*, Colorado State University
(9821398)

3:30 p.m.
A New Approach to AlexanderHirshowitz Theorem Using Methods of LorentzLorentz.
Anamaria Dent*, Colorado State University
(98214249)

4:00 p.m.
Failure of cancellation for quartic and higherdegree orders.
Ryan Karr*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(98213277)

4:30 p.m.
Vanishing of Cohomology in Injective Complexes.
Emanoil Theodorescu*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(98213274)

5:00 p.m.
A construction for subgroups of finite abelian groups.
Markus Schmidmeier*, Florida Atlantic University
(98216281)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Functional and Harmonic Analysis of Wavelets, Frames and their Applications, IV
Room 121, Business Administration Organizers: Deguang Han, University of Central Florida dhan@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu
Manos I. Papadakis, University of Houston mpapadak@math.uh.edu

2:30 p.m.
Bilinear pseudodifferential operators on modulation spaces.
Arpad Benyi, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Kasso A. Okoudjou*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(98247229)

3:00 p.m.
Density of weighted wavelet frames.
Christopher Heil*, Georgia Tech
Gitta Kutyniok, University of Paderborn
(9824276)

3:30 p.m.
Group action on $\mathbb{R}^{n}$ and frames.
Gestur Olafsson*, Louisiana State University
(98246181)

4:00 p.m.
Orthogonal Lifting: Constructing New (Symmetric) Nonseparable Orthogonal Wavelets.
Eugene Belogay*, Honors College, Florida Atlantic University
(98242226)

4:30 p.m.
Motion selective 3D wavelet frames for video processing.
Ivan W Selesnick*, Polytechnic University
(98294286)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Neuroscience, IV
Room 116, Business Administration Organizers: Steve J. Cox, Rice University cox@caam.rice.edu
Richard Bertram, Florida State University bertram@sb.fsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Demo/Discussion  Steve Cox

Sunday November 10, 2002, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Knots and LowDimensional Manifolds, IV
Room 221, Business Administration Organizers: J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama carter@mathstat.usouthal.edu
Masahico Saito, University of South Florida saito@math.usf.edu

2:30 p.m.
Hopfalgebra objects and $3$manifolds.
Fernando J. O. Souza*, University of Iowa
(98257254)

3:00 p.m.
Integral bases for TQFT Modules and unimodular representations of mapping class groups.
Patrick M Gilmer*, Louisiana State University
Gregor Masbaum, Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu (UMR 7586 du CNRS)
Paul van Wamelen, Louisiana State University
(98257172)

3:30 p.m.
Search for finite length TQFT's for the Casson Invariant.
Thomas Kerler*, The Ohio State University
(98257237)

4:00 p.m.
Threemanifold invariants with values in the cyclotomic completion of the polynomial ring.
Thang T. Le*, SUNY Buffalo
(98257207)

4:30 p.m.
On the Combinatorics of Legendrian knots.
Oliver T Dasbach*, LSU
(98257234)

5:00 p.m.
The universal order one invariant of framed knots in the total spaces of $S^1$bundles over orientable surfaces $F\neq S^2, S^1\times S^1$.
Vladimir V Chernov*, Dartmouth College
(98257195)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Geometric Topology, IV
Room 220, Business Administration Organizers: Alexander N. Dranishnikov, University of Florida dranish@math.ufl.edu
James E. Keesling, University of Florida jek@math.ufl.edu
Yuli B. Rudyak, University of Florida rudyak@math.ufl.edu

2:30 p.m.
Affine Linking Numbers and Causality Relations for Wave Fronts.
Vladimir V. Chernov (Tchernov)*, Dartmouth College
Yuli B. Rudyak, University of Florida
(9825782)

3:00 p.m.
Discrete Torsion for the Orbifold Sigma Genus.
Christopher P French*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Matthew Ando, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(98255251)

3:30 p.m.
Free ${\bf C}_+$actions on ${\bf C}^3$ are translations.
Shulim Kaliman*, University of Miami
(9821425)

4:00 p.m.
Presentability of noneffective orbifolds.
David S Metzler*, University of Florida
(98255105)

4:30 p.m.
The topology of the space of symplectic balls in rational $4$manifolds.
François Lalonde, Université de Montréal
Martin Pinsonnault*, University of Toronto
(98253212)

5:00 p.m.
Isotopic realizability of maps factored through hyperplane.
Sergey Melikhov*, University of Florida
(98257270)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 2:30 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Special Session on Asymptotics of Integrable Partial Differential Equations, RiemannHilbert Problem and Related Topics, IV
Room 115, Business Administration Organizers: Ken T. R. McLaughlin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University of Arizona mcl@amath.unc.edu
Alexander Tovbis, University of Central Florida tovbis@math.duke.edu

2:30 p.m.
Longtime asymptotics for solutins of the NLS equation with initial data in a weighted Sobolev space.
P Deift*, Courant Institute
X Zhou, Duke University
(98235263)

3:15 p.m.
Singular sector of the BurgersHopf hierarchy and integrable deformations of hyperelliptic curves.
Yuji Kodama*, Ohio State University
(98258122)

4:00 p.m.
Some remarks on the RiemannHilbert problem in inverse scattering theory.
Martin Klaus*, Virginia Tech
(98234216)

4:45 p.m.
RiemannHilbert problems, Whitham equations and Bergmann kernel.
Tamara Grava*, SISSA
(98235156)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Function Spaces, Singular Integrals and Applications to PDEs, IV
Room 107, Business Administration Organizers: Marius Mitrea, University of MissouriColumbia marius@math.missouri.edu
Dorina Mitrea, University of MissouriColumbia dorina@math.missouri.edu

2:30 p.m.
Some conformally flat spin manifolds and Green's functions and Dirac operators.
John Ryan*, University of Arkansas
Soeren Krausshar, Ghent University
(98242170)

3:00 p.m.
Atomic and molecular decompositions of anisotropic TriebelLizorkin spaces.
Marcin Bownik*, University of Michigan
KwokPun Ho, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(98242108)

3:30 p.m.
The Poisson's Problem with Robin Boundary Condition in nonsmooth domains.
Loredana Lanzani, University of Arkansas
Osvaldo D Mendez*, University of Texas
(98246246)

4:00 p.m.
Analysis in BesovMorrey spaces and applications to the NavierStokes equation.
Anna L Mazzucato*, Yale University
(98235244)

4:30 p.m.
The Inhomogeneous Neumann Problem in Lipschitz Domains.
Daniel Z. Zanger*, Booz Allen Hamilton
(98235116)

5:00 p.m.
Selfadjoint extensions of elliptic operators on conic manifolds.
Juan B Gil*, Temple University
Gerardo A Mendoza, Temple University
(98235224)

5:30 p.m.
Rellich's theorem in irregular domains.
David E Edmunds, University of Sussex
Ritva HurriSyrjanen*, University of Helsinki
(9824641)

Sunday November 10, 2002, 2:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Computational Methods in Analysis, I
Room 218, Business Administration Organizers: George A. Anastassiou, University of Memphis anastasg@msci.memphis.edu

2:30 p.m.
Local behavior of trigonometric polynomials.
Dimiter P. Dryanov, Universite de Montreal
Mohammed Amer Qazi*, Tuskegee University
Qazi I. Rahman, Universite de Montreal
(9824127)

3:00 p.m.
Slant differentiability and smoothing functions of nonlinear operators: new tools in numerical functional analysis.
M. Zuhair Nashed*, University of Central Florida
(98247265)
Inquiries: meet@ams.org

