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Spring Central Section Meeting
Athens, OH, March 2627, 2004
Meeting #995
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Friday March 26, 2004

Friday March 26, 2004, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
2nd Floor Lobby, Morton Hall

Friday March 26, 2004, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 320, Morton Hall

Friday March 26, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in InfiniteDimensional Banach Space Theory, I
Room 219, Morton Hall Organizers: Beata Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrib@muohio.edu
Narcisse Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrin@muohio.edu

8:00 a.m.
Some properties of the projective tensor product $U\hat{\otimes}X$ derived from those of $U$ and $X$.
Patrick N Dowling*, Miami University
(9954663)

8:30 a.m.
A method of computing the norm given by partitions and weights.
D. Alspach, Oklahoma State University
S. Tong*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
M. Riffi, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(99546138)

9:00 a.m.
On greedy convergence in Banach spaces.
Stephen J. Dilworth*, University of South Carolina
(99546103)

9:30 a.m.
Uncountably many greedy bases of $\ell_p$ and $L_p$.
Stephen J Dilworth, University of South Carolina
Mark Robert Hoffmann*, University of South Carolina
Anna Kamont, Polish Academy of Sciences
Denka Kutzarova, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(99546132)

10:00 a.m.
New fixed point free nonexpansive mappings on weakly compact, convex sets in $L^1$.
Patrick N Dowling, Miami University
Christopher J Lennard*, University of Pittsburgh
Barry Turett, Oakland University
(99546200)

10:30 a.m.
An operator space with a complete basis, without completely unconditional basic sequences.
Timur Oikhberg*, UC Irvine
(99546136)

11:00 a.m.
Subspaces of $L_p$ with unconditional bases.
Dale E. Alspach*, Oklahoma State University
Simei Tong, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(9954667)

Friday March 26, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Equations and Control Theory, I
Room 226, Morton Hall Organizers: Sergiu Aizicovici, Ohio University aizicovi@math.ohiou.edu
Nicolai Pavel, Ohio University npavel@math.ohiou.edu

8:30 a.m.
On optimal control of multichin Markov Decision Processes.
Arie Leizarowitz*, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
(9954920)

9:00 a.m.
MeasureValued Solutions for a Hierarchically SizeStructured Population Model.
Azmy S. Ackleh*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Kazufumi Ito, North Carolina State University
(9953534)

9:30 a.m.
Basis property of some exponential and quasiexponential functions and controllability of a string.
Sergei A Avdonin, Univ. of Alaska Fairbanks
Boris P Belinskiy*, Univ. of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(99593123)

10:00 a.m.
Evolution Equations on Banach Spaces with Discontinuous Vector Fields and Their Optimal Control.
Nasiruddin Ahmed*, SITE and Dept. of Mathematics, University of Ottawa
(9959332)

10:30 a.m.
FirstOrder Necessary Optimality Conditions for a Nonlinear Programming Problem Governed by a Linear State Equation.
Mircea D Voisei*, Ohio University
(99549128)

11:00 a.m.
On a class of phasefield systems with memory.
Sergiu Aizicovici*, Ohio University
Hana Petzeltova, Czech Academy of Sciences
(9954536)

Friday March 26, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Theory of Rings and Modules, I
Room 115, Morton Hall Organizers: Nguyen Viet Dung, Ohio University nguyend2@ohiou.edu
Franco Guerriero, Ohio University guerrief@ohiou.edu
Dinh Van Huynh, Ohio University huynh@math.ohiou.edu
Pramod Kanwar, Ohio University pkanwar@math.ohiou.edu

8:30 a.m.
Clean Matrices and UnitRegular Matrices.
Dinesh Khurana, Panjab University
T. Y. Lam*, University of California, Berkeley, CA
(99516218)

9:00 a.m.
Torsionfreeness.
John Dauns*, Tulane University
Laszlo Fuchs, Tulane University
(9951616)

9:30 a.m.
On Morphic Rings.
Victor Camillo*, University of Iowa
(99516195)

10:00 a.m.
Smooth Polynomial Identity Rings of Finite Global Dimension.
Charudatta R Hajarnavis*, University of Warwick
A Braun, University of Haifa
(99516213)

10:30 a.m.
Primitive Ideals of Semigroup Graded Rings.
Hema Gopalakrishnan*, Sacred Heart University
(9951694)

11:00 a.m.
Every $\aleph_1$$\Sigma$CS module is $\Sigma$CS.
Pedro Antonio Guil Asensio*, University of Murcia
(99516115)

Friday March 26, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic and Asymptotic Aspects of Group Theory, I
Room 222, Morton Hall Organizers: Rostislav Grigorchuk, Texas A&M University grigorch@math.tamu.edu
Mark Sapir, Vanderbilt University msapir@math.vanderbilt.edu
Zoran Sunik, Texas A&M University sunik@math.tamu.edu

8:30 a.m.
The frequency space of a free group.
Ilya Kapovich*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(9952042)

9:00 a.m.
Boundary behaviour of the Thompson group.
Vadim A, Kaimanovich*, CNRS
(99520111)

9:30 a.m.
Dynamics of isometries and incidence geometry at infinity.
Anders Karlsson*, KTH Stockholm
(9952058)

10:00 a.m.
Ergodic properties of boundary actions.
Tatiana SmirnovaNagnibeda*, University of Geneva / KTH Stockholm
(9952047)

10:30 a.m.
Voiculescu's amalgamated Rtransform and applications to symmetric random walks on groups.
Kenneth J Dykema*, Texas A&M University
(99520238)

11:00 a.m.
Analysis and Embeddings in Hilbert Space.
Erik Guentner*, University of Hawaii, Manoa
Marius Dadarlat, Purdue University
(99546204)

Friday March 26, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Integrable Systems in Mathematics and Physics, I
Room 227, Morton Hall Organizers: Michael Gekhtman, University of Notre Dame mgekhtma@darwin.helios.nd.edu
Luen Chau Li, Pennsylvania State University luenli@math.psu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Anologue of Leonard Pairs in classical mechanics.
Alexei Zhedanov, Donetsk Institute for Physics and Technology
Alyona Korovnichenko*, Notre Dame University
(99533222)

9:30 a.m.
Genus one corrections in twomatrix model, Gfunction of Frobenius manifolds and determinants of Laplace operators.
Dmitry Korotkin*, Concordia University
(99500178)

10:00 a.m.
Factorization problems on Lie groupoids and integrable systems.
LuenChau Li*, Penn State University, University Park
(99558114)

10:30 a.m.
CalogeroMoser systems and the FourierMukai transform.
Jacques C. Hurtubise*, McGill University
(99514104)

Friday March 26, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Fast Algorithms in Numerical Analysis, I
Room 215, Morton Hall Organizers: George Fann, Oak Ridge National Laboratory gif@ornl.gov
Martin J. Mohlenkamp, Ohio University mjm@math.ohiou.edu

9:00 a.m.
Multiscale Augmentation Methods for Solving Operator Equations.
Yuesheng Xu*, Syracuse University
(9956599)

9:30 a.m.
Implementation of a Fast Collocation Method and Application to an Inverse Boundary Value Problem.
Weifu Fang*, West Virginia University
Mingying Lu, Penn State Erie, the Behrend College
(99545164)

10:00 a.m.
An Adaptive Fast Solver for the Modified Helmholtz Equation in Two Dimensions.
Hongwei Cheng, Madmax Optics Inc.
Jingfang Huang*, University of North Carolina
Terry Jo Leiterman, University of North Carolina
(9956543)

10:30 a.m.
Wave propagation using bases for bandlimited functions.
Kristian Sandberg*, Dept. of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado at Boulder
Gregory Beylkin, Dept. of Applied Mathematics
(99565119)

11:00 a.m.
A fast algorithm for numerical homogenization of PDE's in two and three dimensions.
Nicholas A Coult*, Augsburg College
(9956572)

Friday March 26, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Characters, I
Room 122, Morton Hall Organizers: Mark Lewis, Kent State University lewis@math.kent.edu
Thomas R. Wolf, Ohio University wolf@ohiou.edu

9:00 a.m.
Products of characters with few irreducible constituents and finite $p$groups.
Edith AdanBante*, University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast
(9952065)

9:30 a.m.
Bounds on Orders of Products in pGroups.
Lawrence E Wilson*, University of Florida
(9952028)

10:00 a.m.
Ascending central series of iterated wreath product $p$groups.
Jeffrey M Riedl*, University of Akron
(99520117)

10:30 a.m.
Numbers of classes of groups of order $p^9$.
Nigel Boston, Univ of Wisconsin, Madison
I. M. Isaacs*, Univ of Wisconsin, Madison
(9952059)

11:00 a.m.
Some Characterizations of Finite Desarguesian Translation Planes By Orders of Subgroups of Collineations.
Douglas P Brozovic*, University of North Texas
Chat Yin Ho, University of Florida
(99520113)

Friday March 26, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, I
Room 326, Morton Hall Organizers: Patrick D. McSwiggen, University of Cincinnati Pat.McSwiggen@uc.edu
Todd Young, Ohio University young@math.ohiou.edu

9:00 a.m.
Boundedness In NonLinear Differential Equations.
Youssef N Raffoul*, University of Dayton
(9953471)

9:30 a.m.
Markov Partitions for NonLocally Maximal Hyperbolic Sets.
Todd Fisher*, Northwestern University
(99537124)

10:00 a.m.
Chaos in a Periodically Forced Elliptic Burster.
David Terman*, Dept. of Mathematics/Ohio State University
Janet Best, MBI/Ohio State University
(99592186)

10:30 a.m.
Smooth Conjugacy for Random Dynamical Systems.
Kening Lu*, BYU and MSU
Weigu Li, Peking University
(99537166)

Friday March 26, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Other Multiscale Methods and Their Applications, I
Room 223, Morton Hall Organizers: EnBing Lin, University of Toledo elin@math.utoledo.edu
Xiaoping Annie Shen, Ohio University shen@math.ohiou.edu

9:00 a.m.
Wavelet Methods for Statistical Estimation.
Andrey Feuerverger*, University of Tortonto
(99562173)

10:00 a.m.
Fast Wavelet Collocation Methods For Second Kind Integral Equations on Polygons.
Yi Wang*, Fairmont State College
Yuesheng Xu, Syracuse Univeristy
(99545196)

10:30 a.m.
Integrability of the continuum wavelet kernel.
Mark A Pinsky*, Northwestern University
(9954235)

11:00 a.m.
Biorthogonal Spline Type Wavelets.
TianXiao He*, Illinois Wesleyan University
(99542208)

Friday March 26, 2004, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Linear Algebra and Its Applications, I
Room 126, Morton Hall Organizers: S. K. Jain, Ohio University jain@math.ohiou.edu
Michael Neumann, University of Connecticut neumann@math.uconn.edu

9:30 a.m.
Inertia Sets of Symmetric Sign Pattern Matrices.
Frank J Hall*, Georgia State University
Zhongshan Li, Georgia State University
(99515107)

10:00 a.m.
Information matrices for optimal experimental designs.
Angela M Dean*, The Ohio State University
(9956266)

10:30 a.m.
A parallel algorithm for computing the group inverse via Perron complementation.
Michael Neumann, Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut
Jianhong Xu*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of West Florida
(99515226)

11:00 a.m.
Words in Two Positive Definite Letters.
Charles R. Johnson*, College of William and Mary
(99515240)

Friday March 26, 2004, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Coding Theory, I
Room 127, Morton Hall Organizers: Marcus Greferath, San Diego State University greferath@math.sdsu.edu
Sergio R. LópezPermouth, Ohio University lopez@ohio.edu

9:30 a.m.
Shadow enumerators and selfdual codes.
Vera Pless, University of Illinois at Chicago
Judy L. Walker*, University of Nebraska
(99594217)

10:00 a.m.
Enumeration of Certain Affine Invariant Extended Cyclic Codes.
Xiangdong Hou*, University of South Florida
(9950508)

10:30 a.m.
A Generalization of QuasiCyclic Codes.
Nuh Aydin*, Kenyon College
(9950522)

11:00 a.m.
Making Controlled Physical Random Functions Reliable.
Marten van Dijk*, Philips Research
Daihyun Lim, MIT CSAIL
Srinivas Devadas, MIT CSAIL
(99594225)

Friday March 26, 2004, 11:40 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Invited Address
Dynamics on fractal spheres.
Room 201, Morton Hall
Mario Bonk*, University of Michigan
(99530168)

Friday March 26, 2004, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
On the Boltzmann equation for inelastic interactions.
Room 201, Morton Hall
Irene Gamba*, University of Texas at Austin
(9950096)

Friday March 26, 2004, 3:00 p.m.7:25 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in InfiniteDimensional Banach Space Theory, II
Room 219, Morton Hall Organizers: Beata Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrib@muohio.edu
Narcisse Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrin@muohio.edu

3:00 p.m.
Complex convexity of Lorentz spaces and its applications.
Changsun Choi, KAIST
Anna Kami\'nska*, The University of Memphis
Han Ju Lee, KAIST
(99546181)

3:30 p.m.
Convergence of the weak dual greedy algorithm in $L_p$spaces and related questions (joint work with Nigel Kalton).
Mikhail Ganichev*, University of MissouriColumbia
(99546234)

4:00 p.m.
Interpolation techniques for noncommutative martingales.
Magdalena E Musat*, University of California, San Diego
(99546175)

4:30 p.m.
Almost $r$double transitivity and the BanachMazur problem. Preliminary Report.
Edwin J Beggs, University of Wales Swansea
Simon R Cowell*, University of Missouri, Columbia
Geoffrey V Wood, University of Wales, Swansea
(99546135)

5:00 p.m.
The Diameter of the Isomorphism Class of a Banach Space.
William B. Johnson*, Texas A&M University
Edward Odell, The University of Texas at Austin
(9954676)

5:55 p.m.
Elastic Banach Spaces.
William B Johnson, Texas A&M University
Edward Odell*, The University of Texas at Austin
(9954692)

6:45 p.m.
On the structure of the spreading models of a Banach space.
Georgis Androulakis, Univesity of South Carolina
Edward Odell, University of Texas at Austin
Thomas Schlumprecht*, Texas A&M University
Nicole TomczakJaegermann, University of Alberta
(99546122)

Friday March 26, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Integrable Systems in Mathematics and Physics, II
Room 227, Morton Hall Organizers: Michael Gekhtman, University of Notre Dame mgekhtma@darwin.helios.nd.edu
Luen Chau Li, Pennsylvania State University luenli@math.psu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Poisson formalism for 1+1 integrable systems and Riemann surfaces.
Kirill Vaninsky*, Michigan State University
(9953568)

3:30 p.m.
Nonlinear steepest descent and the associated variational problem.
Spyridon Kamvissis*, National Technical University, Athens, Greece
(99535129)

4:00 p.m.
Singular Asymptotics for Integrable PDE.
Peter D Miller*, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
(99535209)

4:30 p.m.
New results on equilibrium measure.
FeiRan Tian*, Ohio State University
(99535203)

5:00 p.m.
Closure of a unipotent group orbit and nilpotent Toda lattice.
Yuji Kodama*, Ohio State University
(9951478)

5:30 p.m.
Threedimensional Frobenius manifolds, solutions to the Painleve equations and connection to CKP integrable hierarchy.
Henrik Aratyn*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(99535191)

Friday March 26, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fast Algorithms in Numerical Analysis, II
Room 215, Morton Hall Organizers: George Fann, Oak Ridge National Laboratory gif@ornl.gov
Martin J. Mohlenkamp, Ohio University mjm@math.ohiou.edu

3:00 p.m.
How do you solve a linear system in dimension 20?
Martin J. Mohlenkamp*, Ohio University
Gregory Beylkin, University of Colorado at Boulder
(9956590)

3:30 p.m.
Exponential sum models and generalized Gaussian quadratures.
Lucas A Monzon*, University of Colorado
Gregory Beylkin, University of Colorado
(99565148)

4:00 p.m.
Matrix Factorizations for Fast Fourier Transform with Unconventional Sample Distribution.
Xiaobai Sun*, Duke University
(99565201)

4:30 p.m.
Finite Divergencefree Radial Basis Functions Used to Numerically Solving a NavierStokes Equation.
Svenja Lowitzsch*, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506
(9956583)

5:00 p.m.
Locally OneDimensional Methods: Improved Accuracy and Applications.
Seongjai Kim*, University of Kentucky
(99565106)

5:30 p.m.
Faster Backward Stable Bidiagonal Reduction.
Jesse L Barlow*, The Pennsylvania State University
Nela Bosner, University of Zagreb
Zlatko Drmac, University of Zagreb
(9956574)

Friday March 26, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Discrete Structures and Complex Dynamics, I
Room 318, Morton Hall Organizers: Mario Bonk, University of Michigan mbonk@umich.edu
Lukas Geyer, University of Michigan lgeyer@umich.edu

3:00 p.m.
Recurrence Rates for Loosely Markov Dynamical Systems.
Mariusz Urbanski*, University of North Texas
(9953773)

3:30 p.m.
The Critical Locus of H\'enon Maps.
Mikhail Lyubich, SUNY Stony Brook / University of Toronto
John W. Robertson*, University of Toronto
(9953793)

4:00 p.m.
Melting Snowballs.
Daniel Meyer*, University of Washington
(99530153)

4:30 p.m.
Multifractal analysis of harmonic measure.
Ilia Binder*, UIUC
(99530177)

5:00 p.m.
Classical and CP Types of Surfaces of Class $S$.
Sergiy Merenkov, The University of Michigan
ByungGeun Oh*, Purdue University
(99530230)

Friday March 26, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Equations and Control Theory, II
Room 226, Morton Hall Organizers: Sergiu Aizicovici, Ohio University aizicovi@math.ohiou.edu
Nicolai Pavel, Ohio University npavel@math.ohiou.edu

3:00 p.m.
Higher Order Variational Problems.
Irene Fonseca*, Carnegie Mellon University
(9954946)

3:30 p.m.
The Exact solutions for $yy''+f(x)(y')^2=0$.
Fady A. Gusin*, Cleveland State University
(9953401)

4:00 p.m.
Boundary Control of Hyperbolic Equations with Pointwise State Constraints.
Boris Mordukhovich*, Wayne State University
JeanPierre Raymond, University Paul Sabatier
(9954985)

4:30 p.m.
Some Remarks on Some SecondOrder Hyperbolic Differential Equations.
Toka Diagana*, Howard University
(9953462)

5:00 p.m.
First and secondorder abstract functional stochastic evolution equations.
Mark A McKibben*, Goucher College
Dave N Keck, Ohio University
(9953439)

5:30 p.m.
Nonlocal Cauchy problems in Banach spaces.
Sergiu Aizicovici, Ohio University
Haewon Lee*, Ohio University
(9953440)

Friday March 26, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Characters, II
Room 122, Morton Hall Organizers: Mark Lewis, Kent State University lewis@math.kent.edu
Thomas R. Wolf, Ohio University wolf@ohiou.edu

3:00 p.m.
A strengthening of the McKay Conjecture by including local fields and local Schur indices.
Alexandre Turull*, University of Florida
(99520102)

3:30 p.m.
Computing Schur indices of Frobenius complements.
Allen Herman*, University of Regina
(9952060)

4:00 p.m.
On the structure of the complex group algebras of finite groups.
Alexander Moreto*, Universidad of Valencia
(99520121)

4:30 p.m.
Real conjugacy classes in algebraic groups and finite groups of Lie type.
Pham Huu Tiep*, University of Florida
Alexandre E. Zalesski, University of East Anglia
(9952027)

5:00 p.m.
On the number of zeros in the columns of the character table of a group.
Alexander Moreto, Universidad de Valencia
Josu Sangroniz*, Universidad del Pais Vasco
(9952088)

Friday March 26, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, II
Room 326, Morton Hall Organizers: Patrick D. McSwiggen, University of Cincinnati Pat.McSwiggen@uc.edu
Todd Young, Ohio University young@math.ohiou.edu

3:00 p.m.
Periodic coexistence of species on three essential resources.
Bingtuan Li*, Univeristy of Louisville
(99592179)

3:30 p.m.
Actions of solvable groups on the circle.
Lizzie Burslem*, University of Michigan
Amie Wilkinson, Northwestern University
(99537216)

4:00 p.m.
Equilibrium States for Unimodal Maps.
Samuel Senti*, Indiana Univ Purdue Univ. Indianapolis
Yakov Pesin, Pennsylvania State University
(99537162)

4:30 p.m.
Ergodic Theorems Along Polynomials: Results and Conjectures.
Vitaly Bergelson*, Ohio State University
(99537190)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion

Friday March 26, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Theory of Rings and Modules, II
Room 115, Morton Hall Organizers: Nguyen Viet Dung, Ohio University nguyend2@ohiou.edu
Franco Guerriero, Ohio University guerrief@ohiou.edu
Dinh Van Huynh, Ohio University huynh@math.ohiou.edu
Pramod Kanwar, Ohio University pkanwar@math.ohiou.edu

3:00 p.m.
Cotilting and Related Dualities.
Kent R Fuller*, University of Iowa
(9951664)

3:30 p.m.
Structure of certain semigroup algebras.
Vlastimil Dlab, Carleton University, Ottawa
Tom\'a\v s Posp\'ichal*, Carleton University, Ottawa
(9951650)

4:00 p.m.
Root vectors in the composition algebra of the Kronecker algebra.
Xueqing Chen*, University of Ottawa
(99516192)

4:30 p.m.
Prime Coalgebras and Prime Comodules.
Miguel Ferrero, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Virginia Rodrigues*, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
(9951629)

5:00 p.m.
Subgroups of Finite Abelian Groups via Poset Representations.
Claus Michael Ringel, Bielefeld University
Markus Schmidmeier*, Florida Atlantic University
(99516235)

5:30 p.m.
Local rings of finite embedding dimension.
Hans Schoutens*, NYC College of TechnologyCUNY
(9951324)

Friday March 26, 2004, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Linear Algebra and Its Applications, II
Room 126, Morton Hall Organizers: S. K. Jain, Ohio University jain@math.ohiou.edu
Michael Neumann, University of Connecticut neumann@math.uconn.edu

3:00 p.m.
Spectral properties of Coxeter transformation.
Piroska Lakatos*, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Debrecen University
(9951554)

3:30 p.m.
Revisiting a Classical Test for Oscillatory Matrices.
Shaun M Fallat*, University of Regina
(99515214)

4:00 p.m.
Conjugacy Invariants of $Sl(2,H)$.
Brendan Foreman*, John Carroll University
(9951509)

Friday March 26, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Statistics and Probability, I
Room 218, Morton Hall Organizers: Maria Rizzo, Ohio University rizzo@math.ohiou.edu
Vladimir Vinogradov, Ohio University vlavin@math.ohiou.edu

3:00 p.m.
New uniform bounds for uniform order statistics.
Kevin Ford*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(9956225)

3:30 p.m.
Mean Distance Characterization and Test for Poisson Distribution.
Maria L Rizzo*, Ohio University
(99562130)

4:00 p.m.
The Simplest Two Sample Dispersion Test: Count Five.
Richard N McGrath*, Bowling Green State University
Arthur B Yeh, Bowling Green State University
(99562100)

4:30 p.m.
Multiple testing in $2^k$ experiments.
Jane Y. Chang*, Bowling Green State University
Jason Hsu, Ohio State University
(99562127)

5:00 p.m.
Modeling Effects of Agent Combinations Using Nonlinear Mixture Experiment Methods.
Donald B White*, University of Toledo
William R Greco, Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Leonid A Khinkis, Canisius College
(9956277)

Friday March 26, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Coding Theory, II
Room 127, Morton Hall Organizers: Marcus Greferath, San Diego State University greferath@math.sdsu.edu
Sergio R. LópezPermouth, Ohio University lopez@ohio.edu

3:00 p.m.
Design Parameters for Low Density Parity Check Codes.
Christine Kelley, University of Notre Dame
Joachim Rosenthal*, University of Notre Dame
Deepak Sridhara, Indian Institute of Science
(99594144)

3:30 p.m.
A class of (3,4) regular QuasiCyclic LDPC Codes with dmin=32.
Roxana Smarandache*, San Diego State University
Pascal O. Vontobel, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Michael E. O'Sullivan, San Diego State University
Marcus Greferath, San Diego State University
(99594202)

4:00 p.m.
Expander codes and their graphs.
Ian F. Blake*, Dept. Elec. and Comp. Eng., University of Toronto
Kenneth Shum, Dept. Math., University of Toronto
(99594142)

4:30 p.m.
An Essay on Equivalence of Linear Codes, II.
Jay A Wood*, Western Michigan University
(99594171)

5:00 p.m.
On Prehomogeneous Weights on Finite Rings.
Marcus Greferath*, San Diego State University
(99505228)

Friday March 26, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Other Multiscale Methods and Their Applications, II
Room 223, Morton Hall Organizers: EnBing Lin, University of Toledo elin@math.utoledo.edu
Xiaoping Annie Shen, Ohio University shen@math.ohiou.edu

3:00 p.m.
A Discrete Wavelet Analysis of Freak Waves in the Ocean.
EnBing Lin*, Texas A&M International University
(99542159)

3:30 p.m.
Analysis with wavelets.
Gilbert G Walter*, UWMilwaukee
(9954156)

4:00 p.m.
Families of wavelets: Multiplicity theory and group symmetries.
Palle E. T. Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
Larry Baggett, University of Colorado
Kathy Merrill, Colorado College
Judy Packer, University of Colorado
(9954306)

4:30 p.m.
A Construction of Multivariate Biorthogonal Wavelet Filter Banks.
Yuesheng Xu*, Syracuse University
(99541101)

5:00 p.m.
Power Quality Disturbances Analysis based on Wavelet Multiresolution Decomposition.
Haibo He*, Ohio University
Janusz A. Starzyk, Ohio University
Xiaoping Shen, Ohio University
(99542205)

Friday March 26, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic and Asymptotic Aspects of Group Theory, II
Room 222, Morton Hall Organizers: Rostislav Grigorchuk, Texas A&M University grigorch@math.tamu.edu
Mark Sapir, Vanderbilt University msapir@math.vanderbilt.edu
Zoran Sunik, Texas A&M University sunik@math.tamu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Polynomial maps over finite fields and residual finiteness of mapping tori of free group endomorphisms.
Mark V. Sapir*, Vanderbilt University
Alexander Borisov, Pennstate University
(9952089)

3:30 p.m.
Free groups of automorphisms of rooted trees.
Said Najati Sidki*, Universidade de Brasilia
(9952098)

4:00 p.m.
Isomorphism problem for fully residually free groups.
Inna Bumagin, McGill University
Olga Kharlampovich*, McGill University
Alexei Myasnikov, McGill University
(99520206)

4:30 p.m.
Intersecting verbal subgroups of free groups.
S. V. Ivanov*, University of Illinois
(99520189)

5:00 p.m.
Hypertrees and the $\ell^2$ Betti numbers of the pure symmetric automorphism group.
Jon McCammond*, University of California, Santa Barbara
John Meier, Lafayette College
(9952091)

5:30 p.m.
CAT(0) versus geometric dimension for torsion free hyperbolic groups.
Noel P Brady*, University of Oklahoma
John Crisp, Universite de Bourgogne
(99520224)

Friday March 26, 2004, 3:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 322, Morton Hall

3:00 p.m.
Doubledual $n$types over Banach spaces not containing $\ell_1$.
Markus Pomper*, Indiana University East
(9954613)

3:15 p.m.
On Ball separation property of Banach spaces.
Sudeshna Basu*, Howad University
(99546147)

3:30 p.m.
Boundary controllability of Maxwell's equations with nonzero conductivity inside a cube.
Steven Slava Krigman*, MIT / Lincoln Laboratory
C. Eugene Wayne, Boston University
(99549116)

3:45 p.m.
Numerical Inverse Laplace Transform.
Kim Tuan Vu*, State University of West Georgia
(99565150)

4:00 p.m.
Investigation of genuinely nonAbelian difference sets in groups of order 676.
Paul E. Becker*, Penn State  Erie
Jennifer Mendes, Penn State  Erie
(99505134)

4:15 p.m.
Enumeration of $m$tuples of permutations and a new class of power bases for the space of symmetric functions.
Thomas M Langley*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
J B Remmel, University of California, San Diego
(99505210)

Friday March 26, 2004, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Social Event
Reception (Hosted by the Department of Mathematics)
2nd Floor Lobby, Morton Hall
Saturday March 27, 2004

Saturday March 27, 2004, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
2nd Floor Lobby, Morton Hall

Saturday March 27, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in InfiniteDimensional Banach Space Theory, III
Room 219, Morton Hall Organizers: Beata Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrib@muohio.edu
Narcisse Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrin@muohio.edu

8:00 a.m.
Operators Determined by Subspaces.
Elizabeth M Bator*, University of North Texas
Rhonda Huettenmueller, University of North Texas
(99546212)

8:30 a.m.
Some results about Schur multipliers on the Schatten classes.
William D. Banks, University of MissouriColumbia
Asma Harcharras*, University of MissouriColumbia
(99546156)

9:00 a.m.
Examples of asymptotic symmetric structures.
M. Junge, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
D. Kutzarova*, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, currently at Univ o
E. Odell, University of Texas at Austin
(9954686)

9:30 a.m.
Spectrum of a weakly hypercyclic operator.
Vladimir G Troitsky*, University of Alberta
(99547120)

10:00 a.m.
Algebraic weighted composition operators.
Karim Boulabiar, IPEST, Universite de Carthage
Gerard Buskes, University of Mississippi
Gleb Sirotkin*, Northern Illinois University
(99546183)

10:30 a.m.
An irregularity in the class of weak Hilbert spaces.
Razvan Anisca*, Texas A&M University
(99546223)

11:00 a.m.
Partial Unconditionality in Banach Spaces.
S Dilworth, University of South Carolina
E Odell, University of Texas at Austin
T Schlumprecht, Texas A&M University
Andras Zsak*, Texas A&M University and Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
(99546221)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 320, Morton Hall

Saturday March 27, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Equations and Control Theory, III
Room 226, Morton Hall Organizers: Sergiu Aizicovici, Ohio University aizicovi@math.ohiou.edu
Nicolai Pavel, Ohio University npavel@math.ohiou.edu

8:30 a.m.
Higher order necessary and sufficient conditions for optimality.
Elena Constantin*, Ohio University
(9954975)

9:00 a.m.
Estimates of the second derivatives for solutions of quasilinear subelliptic equations.
Andras Domokos*, University of Pittsburgh
(9953512)

9:30 a.m.
Genericity of Singular Behavior in Nonlinear Optimization Problems of Continuum Mechanics.
Victor J Mizel*, Dept. of Math. Sci. Carnegie Mellon
(99549207)

10:00 a.m.
Uniqueness and exact multiplicity for nonautonomous Dirichlet problems.
Philip L Korman*, University of Cincinnati
(9953541)

10:30 a.m.
TwoStep Systems for Relaxed Pseudococoercive Nonlinear Variational Inequality Problems and Related Projection Methods.
Ram Verma*, International Publications
(9954961)

11:00 a.m.
Nonlinear optimization problems and flow invariance via second order generalized tangential cones.
Nicolae H Pavel*, Ohio University
Florian Potra, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(9953438)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Theory of Rings and Modules, III
Room 115, Morton Hall Organizers: Nguyen Viet Dung, Ohio University nguyend2@ohiou.edu
Franco Guerriero, Ohio University guerrief@ohiou.edu
Dinh Van Huynh, Ohio University huynh@math.ohiou.edu
Pramod Kanwar, Ohio University pkanwar@math.ohiou.edu

8:30 a.m.
On Dual Krull Dimension for Modules, Lattices and Grothendieck Categories.
Mark L. Teply*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
Toma Albu, Koc University
Mihai Iosif, Bucharest University
(9951619)

9:00 a.m.
On Distributive Modules and Rings.
Miguel Ferrero*, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Alveri Sant'Ana, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
(9951630)

9:30 a.m.
Radicals Whose Semisimple Classes Satisfy a Generalised ADS Condition.
Gary F Birkenmeier*, Department of Mathematics, University of Louisiana
(99516137)

10:00 a.m.
Associated Lie Algebras of Group Algebras.
J B Srivastava*, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (India)
(99516165)

10:30 a.m.
Some more decomposition theory of pureprojective modules.
Philipp S Rothmaler*, OSU Lima
(99516197)

11:00 a.m.
Prime elements in partially ordered groupoids with applications to module theory.
Christian Lomp*, Centro de Matematica da Universidade do Porto
(99516110)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Other Multiscale Methods and Their Applications, III
Room 223, Morton Hall Organizers: EnBing Lin, University of Toledo elin@math.utoledo.edu
Xiaoping Annie Shen, Ohio University shen@math.ohiou.edu

8:30 a.m.
A `maximal overlap' multiresolution analysis of $L^{2}$.
Jeff Connor, Ohio University
Xunming Du*, Great Basin College
(99543188)

9:00 a.m.
Error Analysis for Image Inpainting Problem.
Sung Ha Kang*, University of Kentucky
(99565131)

9:30 a.m.
Numerical aspects of a biorthogonal wavelet basis.
Xiaoping A. Shen*, Ohio University
(99542146)

10:00 a.m.
Dual Bases for Nonnegative Scaling Vectors on the Interval.
David K Ruch*, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Patrick J Van Fleet, University of St. Thomas
(99542219)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic and Asymptotic Aspects of Group Theory, III
Room 222, Morton Hall Organizers: Rostislav Grigorchuk, Texas A&M University grigorch@math.tamu.edu
Mark Sapir, Vanderbilt University msapir@math.vanderbilt.edu
Zoran Sunik, Texas A&M University sunik@math.tamu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Uniform nonamenability and Kazhdan constants.
Goulnara N. Arzhantseva*, University of Geneva
J Burillo, Universitat Polit\`ecnica de Catalunya
M Lustig, Universit\'e d'AixMarseille III
L Reeves, Universit\'e d'AixMarseille III
H Short, University de Provence
E. Ventura, Universitat Polit\`ecnica de Catalunya
(99520231)

9:00 a.m.
Aspects of growth of groups.
John S Wilson*, Oxford University
(9952087)

9:30 a.m.
Groups with isoperimetric function $n^2 \log n$.
Alexander Y Olshanskii*, Vanderbilt University
Mark V Sapir, Vanderbilt University
(99520149)

10:00 a.m.
Is there a bound on the gap between the time complexity of the word problem and the Dehn function for finitely presented groups?
Ilya Kapovich, University of Illinois
Paul Schupp*, University of Illinois
(99520227)

10:30 a.m.
Random van Kampen diagrams and algorithmic problems in groups.
Alexei Myasnikov*, McGill , Montreal
Alexander Ushakov, Graduate Center of CUNY
(99520233)

11:00 a.m.
A contextfree language of geodesic normal forms for BaumslagSolitar groups.
Murray J Elder*, University of St Andrews
(9952014)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Special Presentation
TA development using case studies: A workshop for faculty
Room 313, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Diane Hermann, University of Chicago

Saturday March 27, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Special Session on Integrable Systems in Mathematics and Physics, III
Room 227, Morton Hall Organizers: Michael Gekhtman, University of Notre Dame mgekhtma@darwin.helios.nd.edu
Luen Chau Li, Pennsylvania State University luenli@math.psu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Invariant theory of Killing tensors and integrable Hamiltonian systems.
Roman G. Smirnov*, Dalhousie University
(99570174)

9:30 a.m.
Commuting Differential and Integral Operators.
Milen T Yakimov*, Univ. California Santa Barbara
(99534229)

10:00 a.m.
Geometry and Dynamics of Generalized Double Bracket Flows.
Anthony M Bloch*, University of Michigan
Arieh Iserles, Cambridge University
(9953482)

10:30 a.m.
Semiclassical (zero dispersion) limit for the focusing Nonlinear Schroedinger (NLS) equation for certain class of initial data.
Alexander Tovbis*, Fields Institute / University of Central Florida
(99535232)

11:00 a.m.
Discussion

Saturday March 27, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Discrete Structures and Complex Dynamics, II
Room 318, Morton Hall Organizers: Mario Bonk, University of Michigan mbonk@umich.edu
Lukas Geyer, University of Michigan lgeyer@umich.edu

9:00 a.m.
Rational functions arising from finite subdivision rules.
James Cannon, Brigham Young University
William Floyd, Virginia Tech
Walter Parry*, Eastern Michigan University
(99554194)

9:30 a.m.
Harmonic Polynomials and Hubbard Trees.
Lukas Geyer*, University of Michigan
(99530215)

10:00 a.m.
Wandering triangles exist.
Alexander Blokh*, University of Alabama
Lex Oversteegen, University of Alabama
(99537170)

10:30 a.m.
A hyperbolic surface whose net is the square grid.
Lukas Geyer, The University of Michigan
Sergiy Merenkov*, The University of Michigan
(99530187)

11:00 a.m.
The split spaceatinfinity of a Gromov hyperbolic group.
James W Cannon, Brigham Young University
William J Floyd*, Virginia Tech
Sa'ar Hersonsky, Ben Gurion University
Walter R Parry, Eastern Michigan University
(99520176)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Characters, III
Room 122, Morton Hall Organizers: Mark Lewis, Kent State University lewis@math.kent.edu
Thomas R. Wolf, Ohio University wolf@ohiou.edu

9:00 a.m.
Primitive characters of quasisimple groups.
Gerhard Hiss, RWTHAachen
Kay Magaard*, Wayne State University
(99520108)

9:30 a.m.
Bounding graph diameters of nonsolvable groups.
John K McVey*, Kent State University
(99520140)

10:00 a.m.
The Donovan conjectures and a question of rationality.
Radha Kessar*, The Ohio State University
(99520180)

10:30 a.m.
Steinberg characters for Chevalley groups over finite local rings.
Peter S Campbell*, University of Ottawa
(9952023)

11:00 a.m.
On the minimal genus of a permutation representation.
Daniel E. Frohardt*, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Robert Guralnick, USC, Los Angeles
Kay Magaard, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
(99520184)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, III
Room 326, Morton Hall Organizers: Patrick D. McSwiggen, University of Cincinnati Pat.McSwiggen@uc.edu
Todd Young, Ohio University young@math.ohiou.edu

9:00 a.m.
Braided waves in parablic PDEs.
Robert Ghrist*, Univ. Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Robert Vandervorst, Vrije Universiteit
(9953533)

9:30 a.m.
Substable and weakstable manifolds associated with finitely nonresonant spectral subspaces.
Mohamed Sami ElBialy*, Mathematics Deprtment, University of Toledo
(99537239)

10:00 a.m.
Absolute Instabilities of Standing Pulses.
Bjorn Sandstede*, Ohio State University
Arnd Scheel, University of Minnesota
(99535161)

10:30 a.m.
The Toda Lattice, PositiveEntropy Integrable Systems and Transcendental Numbers.
Leo T Butler*, Queen's University
(9953715)

11:00 a.m.
Real $3x+1$.
Michal Misiurewicz*, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Ana Rodrigues, Universidade do Minho
(99537105)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Statistics and Probability, II
Room 218, Morton Hall Organizers: Maria Rizzo, Ohio University rizzo@math.ohiou.edu
Vladimir Vinogradov, Ohio University vlavin@math.ohiou.edu

9:00 a.m.
QMarkov random probability measures and their posterior distributions.
Raluca M. Balan*, University of Ottawa
(9956044)

9:30 a.m.
Conditional moments of $q$Meixner processes.
Wlodzimierz Bryc*, University of Cincinnati
Jacek A Wesolowski, Warsaw University of Technology
(9956057)

10:00 a.m.
Asymptotic Analysis of the Critical Stock Price for American Options on Alternative Stochastic Processes.
David C Saunders*, University of Pittsburgh
J. Chadam, University of Pittsburgh
(99560158)

10:30 a.m.
Large Deviations Principle for Evolution of Stochastic Vorticity.
Anna Amirdjanova*, University of Michigan
Jie Xiong, University of Tennessee
(9956021)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Special Session on Linear Algebra and Its Applications, III
Room 126, Morton Hall Organizers: S. K. Jain, Ohio University jain@math.ohiou.edu
Michael Neumann, University of Connecticut neumann@math.uconn.edu

9:30 a.m.
Characterizations of Nonnegative Matrices where the Product with a Generalized Inverse is also Nonnegative.
John C Tynan*, Marietta College
(99515236)

10:00 a.m.
Classifying Trees According to the Spectral Radius of Submatrices of the Laplacian Matrix.
Jason J Molitierno*, Sacred Heart University
(99515139)

10:30 a.m.
Applying ringtheoretic methods to some linear preserver problems.
Matej Bresar*, University of Maribor
(99516112)

11:00 a.m.
Discussion

Saturday March 27, 2004, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Coding Theory, III
Room 127, Morton Hall Organizers: Marcus Greferath, San Diego State University greferath@math.sdsu.edu
Sergio R. LópezPermouth, Ohio University lopez@ohio.edu

9:30 a.m.
On the construction of tame towers over finite fields.
Maharaj Hiren*, Clemson University
Joerg Wulftange, University of Essen
(9951410)

10:00 a.m.
Onepoint codes using points of higher degree.
Gretchen L. Matthews*, Clemson University
Todd W. Michel, Clemson University
(9951448)

10:30 a.m.
Advances in list decoding of ReedSolomon codes and codes from curves.
Ralf Koetter*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(99594198)

11:00 a.m.
Algebraic Theory of Cyclic Convolutional Codes.
Heide GluesingLuerssen*, University of Kentucky
(99594160)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 11:40 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Invited Address
Kolmogorov complexity, growth and algorithmic problems.
Room 201, Morton Hall
Rostislav Ivanovich Grigorchuk*, Texas A&M University
(9952079)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Mirror symmetry: An orientation.
Room 201, Morton Hall
Eric G. Zaslow*, Northwestern University
(9950005)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 3:00 p.m.7:25 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in InfiniteDimensional Banach Space Theory, IV
Room 219, Morton Hall Organizers: Beata Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrib@muohio.edu
Narcisse Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrin@muohio.edu

3:00 p.m.
An appropriate choice of a Banach space which admits statistical solutions to the NavierStokes equations, and some results about space averages.
George Androulakis*, University of South Carolina
Stamatis Dostoglou, University of Missouri
(99576169)

3:30 p.m.
Rbounded approximating sequences and applications to semigroups.
Mark Robert Hoffmann, University of South CarolinaColumbia
Nigel Kalton, University of MissouriColumbia
Tamara Kucherenko*, University of MissouriColumbia
(9954681)

4:00 p.m.
Operator Valued Hardy Spaces.
tao Mei*, math dept, TAMU
(9954249)

4:30 p.m.
Envelope Functions and Asymptotic$\ell_p$ Spaces.
Bunyamin Sari*, University of Alberta
(99546172)

5:00 p.m.
Classical summation methods in noncommutative $L_p$ spaces.
Andreas  Defant, Carl von Osziestky Universtiaet Oldenburg
Marius  Junge*, UIUC
(9954670)

5:55 p.m.
Saturating Constructions for Normed Spaces.
Stanislaw J. Szarek, Paris 6 and Case Western Reserve University
Nicole TomczakJaegermann*, University of Alberta
(99546151)

6:45 p.m.
Unconditionality in spaces of polynomials: a problem of Dineen.
Nigel Kalton*, University of Missouri
(9954618)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Fast Algorithms in Numerical Analysis, III
Room 215, Morton Hall Organizers: George Fann, Oak Ridge National Laboratory gif@ornl.gov
Martin J. Mohlenkamp, Ohio University mjm@math.ohiou.edu

3:00 p.m.
Adaptive application of operators using multiwavelets, Part I: analysis.
Gregory Beylkin, University of Colorado at Boulder
Vani Cheruvu*, University of Colorado at Boulder
Fernando Perez, University of Colorado at Boulder
(99565125)

3:30 p.m.
Adaptive application of operators using multiwavelets, Part II: algorithms.
Gregory Beylkin, University of Colorado at Boulder
Vani Cheruvu, University of Colorado at Boulder
Fernando Perez*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(99565126)

4:00 p.m.
Multiresolution quantum chemistry.
Robert J Harrison*, ORNL/UTK
George I Fann, ORNL
Gregory Beylkin, U. Colorado
Takeshi Yanai, ORNL
Zhengting Gan, ORNL
(99565152)

4:30 p.m.
Mixed TimeFrequency Quantum Propagation Via CompactSupport Wavelets.
Bruce R. Johnson*, Department of Chemistry and Rice Quantum Institute, Rice University
Haixiang Wang, Department of Chemistry & Rice Quantum Institute, Rice University
Ramiro Acevedo, Department of Chemistry & Rice Quantum Institute, Rice University
Heather Mollé, Department of Chemistry & Rice Quantum Institute, Rice University
James L. Kinsey, Department of Chemistry & Rice Quantum Institute, Rice University
(9958197)

5:00 p.m.
Multiresolution Representation of Some Operators in Higher Dimensions.
George I Fann*, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Gregory Beylkin, University of Colorado at Boulder
(99565167)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Characters, IV
Room 122, Morton Hall Organizers: Mark Lewis, Kent State University lewis@math.kent.edu
Thomas R. Wolf, Ohio University wolf@ohiou.edu

3:00 p.m.
Some problems releted to the theory of $k$characters.
Kenneth W Johnson*, Penn State Abington
(9952080)

3:30 p.m.
Derived length and conjugacy class sizes.
Thomas Michael Keller*, Texas State University
(9952026)

4:00 p.m.
Orbit method on associative algebras.
Vladimir Dergachev*, University of Michigan
(9951617)

4:30 p.m.
Fusion category algebras of finite groups.
Markus T Linckelmann*, Ohio State University
(99520143)

5:00 p.m.
Control of the Fusion in Fusion Systems.
Radu Stancu*, The Ohio State University
(99520163)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 326, Morton Hall Organizers: Patrick D. McSwiggen, University of Cincinnati Pat.McSwiggen@uc.edu
Todd Young, Ohio University young@math.ohiou.edu

3:00 p.m.
Fourier and Wavelet Methods for Regularity of Critical Maps.
Nikola P. Petrov*, University of Michigan
Rafael de la Llave, University of Texas
Arturo Olvera, UNAM, Mexico City
(99537118)

4:00 p.m.
Puzzle Dynamics.
William Geller*, Indiana U.Purdue U. Indianapolis
(99537237)

4:30 p.m.
Determining the initial conditions for a weather forecast: a lowdimensional dynamics perspective.
Brian R Hunt*, University of Maryland
(99586199)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday March 27, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Theory of Rings and Modules, IV
Room 115, Morton Hall Organizers: Nguyen Viet Dung, Ohio University nguyend2@ohiou.edu
Franco Guerriero, Ohio University guerrief@ohiou.edu
Dinh Van Huynh, Ohio University huynh@math.ohiou.edu
Pramod Kanwar, Ohio University pkanwar@math.ohiou.edu

3:00 p.m.
Some Results on Radicals of Rings.
Richard Wiegandt*, Mathematics Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
(99516109)

3:30 p.m.
On Graded Polynomial Identities of Graded Algebras and Functional Identities.
Konstantin Beidar*, NCKU
(99516157)

4:00 p.m.
A Generalization of the BGG correspondence.
Izuru Mori*, University of Toledo
(9951695)

4:30 p.m.
Na\"ive noncommutative blowing up.
Dennis S. Keeler*, Miami University
Daniel Rogalski, MIT
J. T. Stafford, U of Michigan
(99517185)

5:00 p.m.
On direct sums of $M$injective modules.
Nguyen Van Sanh*, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
(99516193)

5:30 p.m.
On combinatorics of words and algebras which are sums of locally nilpotent subalgebras.
Vesselin Drensky, Department of Math., Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Lakhdar Hammoudi*, Department of Math, Ohio U., Chillicothe
(9951631)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Coding Theory, IV
Room 127, Morton Hall Organizers: Marcus Greferath, San Diego State University greferath@math.sdsu.edu
Sergio R. LópezPermouth, Ohio University lopez@ohio.edu

3:00 p.m.
On Linear Codes With Two LeeWeights.
Eimear N Byrne*, University of Notre Dame & University College, Dublin
(99505133)

3:30 p.m.
Linear Codes over $F_q[u]/(u^t).$.
Ricardo Alfaro*, University of MichiganFlint
(99594220)

4:00 p.m.
Negacyclic Codes of Length $2^t$ over $\mathbb Z_{2^m}$.
Hai Quang Dinh*, North Dakota State University
Sergio R. LopezPermouth, Ohio University
(99594155)

4:30 p.m.
On Modular Gray Map.
Manish K Gupta*, Arizona State University
(99594211)

5:00 p.m.
Ring constructions in algebraic coding theory.
Andrei Kelarev*, University of Tasmania
(9959445)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic and Asymptotic Aspects of Group Theory, IV
Room 222, Morton Hall Organizers: Rostislav Grigorchuk, Texas A&M University grigorch@math.tamu.edu
Mark Sapir, Vanderbilt University msapir@math.vanderbilt.edu
Zoran Sunik, Texas A&M University sunik@math.tamu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Presentations of Word Hyperbolic Groups.
Robert Gilman*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(99520145)

3:30 p.m.
Treegraded spaces and asymptotic cones of groups.
Cornelia Drutu*, University Lille 1, France
Mark Sapir, Vanderbilt University
(9952055)

4:00 p.m.
Algebraic, geometric, and algorithmic properties of relatively hyperbolic groups.
Denis V. Osin*, Vanderbilt University
(99520141)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion

5:00 p.m.
Discussion

5:30 p.m.
Discussion
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