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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
Inquiries: meet@ams.org

