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Orono Mathfest
ORONO, ME, August 8-10, 1991
Meeting #867

Associate secretaries:
Joseph A Cima, AMS
Kenneth A Ross, MAA

AMS Special Session on Variational Methods, Differential Analysis and Symmetry

  • Thursday August 8, 1991, 12:40 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    AMS Special Session on Variational Methods, Differential Analysis and Symmetry, I

    • 12:40 p.m.
      Kostant's convexity theorem in infinite dimension.
      Chuu-Lian Terng*, Northeastern University
    • 1:10 p.m.
      A new Cayley-Hamilton theorem.
      Robert S. Williams*, University of Texas, Austin
      Matthew Stafford, University of Texas, Austin
      Steve Kennedy, University of Delaware
    • 1:40 p.m.
      Regularizing the second fundamental form for Yang-Mills orbits.
      Yohiaki Maeda, Keio University, Japan
      Philippe Tondeur, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
      Steven Rosenberg*, Boston University
    • 2:10 p.m.
      An example of the Poisson action of a Lie group.
      Karen Uhlenbeck*, University of Texas, Austin
    • 2:40 p.m.
      Quantum symmetry, knot invariants, and topology.
      Louis Crane*, Yale University
    • 3:10 p.m.
      Singularities of solution to some variational problems.
      Libin Mou*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
    • 3:40 p.m.
      On the positive solutions of semilinear equations cap delta u + lambda u - hu^p = 0 on the compact manifolds.
      Tiancheng Ouyang*, University of Toledo
  • Friday August 9, 1991, 12:30 p.m.-3:20 p.m.
    AMS Special Session on Variational Methods, Differential Analysis and Symmetry, II

    • 12:30 p.m.
      Some examples of non-minimal solutions of the Higgs equations.
      L. M. Sibner*, Polytechnic University of New York
      Janet C. Talvacchia, Swarthmore College
    • 1:00 p.m.
      A non-standard elliptic theory: Boundary value problems for connections.
      Antonella Marini*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
    • 1:30 p.m.
      An equivariant Morse theory for Yang-Mills.
      Thomas H. Parker*, Michigan State University
    • 2:00 p.m.
      Constructing approximate monopoles on certain 3-manifolds.
      L. M. Sibner, Polytechnic University of New York
      R. J. Sibner*, Brooklyn College, City University of New York
    • 2:30 p.m.
      On the essential spectrum of a class of Laplaceans.
      Robert Lockhart*, United States Naval Academy
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Singularities and the conformal Scalar curvature equation.
      Robert C. McOwen*, Northeastern University
  • Saturday August 10, 1991, 12:40 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
    AMS Special Session on Variational Methods, Differential Analysis and Symmetry, III

    • 12:40 p.m.
      Nonsingular group actions.
      Arthur G. Wasserman*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
    • 1:10 p.m.
      Geometric and differential properties of subanalytic sets.
      Edward Bierstone, University of Toronto
      Pierre Milman*, University of Toronto
    • 1:40 p.m.
      Spacelike isoparametric submanifolds of Lorentzian spaces.
      Bing Le Wu*, Brandeis University
    • 2:10 p.m.
      Lipschitz equisingularity, subanalytic case.
      Adam Parusi\'nski*, University of Georgia
    • 2:40 p.m.
      Polar actions on compact Lie groups.
      Gudlaugur Thorbergsson*, University of Notre Dame
    • 3:10 p.m.
      Connections on split trivial bundles over homogeneous spaces, and locally symmetric spaces.
      Lance D. Drager*, Texas Tech University
      Robert L. Foote, Wabash College

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