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AMSLondon Mathematical Society Meeting
Cambridge, England, June 29  July 1, 1992
Meeting #875
Associate secretaries:
Robert M Fossum, AMS
rmfossum@uiuc.edu
Tuesday June 30, 1992

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 08:4511:05
Special Session on Discrete Group Actions, I

08:45
Some inequalities for Kleinian groups.
Bernard Maskit*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(87599212)

09:15
Holomorphic motions and Teichmuller spaces.
Clifford J. Earle, Cornell University
Irwin Kra*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Samuel L. Krushkal, Bar Ilan University, Israel
(8753238)

09:45
Pleating coordinates for deformation spaces of Kleinian groups.
Linda Keen*, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
Caroline Series, Warwick University, United Kingdom
(87530108)

10:15
Geodesics in infinite dimensional Teichmuller spaces.
Clifford J. Earle*, Cornell University
Irwin Kra, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Samuel L. Krushkal, Bar Ilan University, Israel
(8753250)

10:45
Some examples of discrete twogenerator subgroups of PSL(2,C).
Jane Gilman*, Institute for Advanced Study
(8753531)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 08:4511:15
Special Session on Probabilistic Combinatorics, I

08:45
Random walks supported on random points of Z/nZ.
Martin V. Hildebrand*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(8756059)

09:10
Independent process approximations for random combinatorial structures.
R. Arratia, University of California, Los Angeles
S. Tavar\'e*, University of California, Los Angeles
(87505170)

09:35
Cycles in random graphs and hypergraphs.
V. F. Kolchin*, Academy of Sciences of the USSR
(87505202)

10:00
Keller's cubetiling conjecture is false.
Jeffrey C. Lagarias, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
Peter W. Shor*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(87552134)

10:30
Almost every graph can be covered by half bracket cap delta/2 half bracket linear forests.
Colin McDiarmid*, University of Oxford, England
Bruce Reed, Rheinische FriedrichWilhelmsUniversit\"at, Germany
(87505195)

10:55
The size of the last cycle in the random graph process.
Svante Janson, Uppsala University, Sweden
Tomasz Luczak*, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland
(87505131)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 08:4510:35
Special Session on Microstructure of Crystals, I

08:45
Piezoelectricity in composite materials.
Marco Avellaneda*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(87549151)

09:15
Some problems in polycrystalline materials that undergo the Martensitic phase transformation.
Kaushik Bhattacharya*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(87549152)

09:45
Approximated convex envelope of a function.
M. Chipot*, University of Metz, France
(87549153)

10:15
An investigation into small parameter limits of lattice convolutions and stored energies in magnetic materials.
Nikan B. Firoozye*, HeriotWatt University, United Kingdom and University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(87573169)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 08:4511:15
Special Session on Operator Algebras, I

08:45
Approximately homogeneous C*algebras.
Bruce Blackadar*, University of Nevada, Reno
(87599208)

09:35
Lie superalgebras and product formulas for Siegel modular forms.
Richard Borcherds*, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
(87581197)

10:30
Noncommutative geometry.
Alain Connes*, IHES, BuressurYvette, France
(87546200)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 08:4511:05
Special Session on Current Trends in Numerical Analysis of Nonlinear Problems, I

08:45
Augmented Lagrangian methods for constrained optimization calculations.
Michael J. D. Powell*, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
(87565179)

09:15
Numerical approximation of the VlasovMaxwell equations.
P. A. Raviart*, Ecole Polytechnique, France
(87565186)

09:45
Covolume methods for viscous flows.
Roy A. Nicolaides*, Carnegie Mellon University
(87565185)

10:15
Numerically capturing subscale behavior.
Stanley Osher*, University of California, Los Angeles and Cognitech, Inc., Santa Monica, California
(87565189)

10:45
Wavelets and turbulence.
Katepalli R. Sreenivasan*, Yale University
(87565201)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 08:4511:05
Special Session on Groups: Finite and Algebraic, I

08:45
Imprimitive group actions on graphs and designs.
Cheryl E. Praeger*, University of Western Australia, Australia
(8752013)

09:15
Linear algebraic groups with finitely many orbits.
M. W. Liebeck*, Imperial College, United Kingdom
(87520174)

09:45
Questions provoked by a theorem on latin squares.
Peter J. Cameron*, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, United Kingdom
(87520192)

10:15
Counting congruence subgroups.
Alex Lubotzky*, Hebrew University, Israel
(8752055)

10:45
Transitive permutation modules.
Robert M. Guralnick*, University of Southern California
(8752043)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 08:4511:05
Special Session on Geometric Topology in Low Dimensions, I

08:45
Recognizing nonorientable Seifert bundles.
Wilbur Whitten*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(8755711)

09:15
Exceptional Dehn fillings.
Steven Bleiler*, Portland State University
Craig Hodgson, University of Melbourne, Australia
(8755712)

10:15
Representations of the groups of skew triple unions of knots.
Robert Riley*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(8755788)

10:45
When is an incompressible torus created by Dehn surgery on a knot?
Cameron Gordon*, University of Texas, Austin
John Luecke, University of Texas, Austin
(8755795)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 08:4510:40
Session on Analysis and Probability

08:45
Some mapping properties of the radiallimit function of an inner function.
Robert Berman*, Wayne State University
Togo Nishiura, Wayne State University
(87530101)

09:00
The determinant of the Laplacian on moduli space.
J. R. Quine*, Florida State University
Mark Hughes, Florida State University
(87530121)

09:15
Uniform algebras generated by holomorphic and pluriharmonic functions.
Alexander J. Izzo*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(8753257)

09:30
Mutual independence.
Gary L. Wise*, University of Texas, Austin
Eric B. Hall, Southern Methodist University
(87560168)

09:45
R numbers and queues.
Mei Ling Huang*, Brock University
Percy Brill, University of Windsor
(87562143)

10:00
From samplevalues to zeros and poles.
Philip G. Spain*, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom
(87565130)

10:15
Sobolev gradients and differential equations.
J. W. Neuberger*, University of North Texas
(8756517)

10:30
An expanded set of correlation tests for random number generators.
Ora Engelberg Percus, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
J. K. Percus*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(8756599)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 08:4511:25
Session on Number Theory

08:45
The use of infinite numbers to make explicit the poles of the factorial function.
C. Muses*, Mathematics and Morphology Research Centre
(87511111)

09:00
Hecke operators on ternary cusp forms.
J. Larry Lehman*, Mary Washington College
(87511145)

09:15
Upper bounds for frequencies of elements in secondorder recurrences over a finite field.
Lawrence Somer*, Catholic University of America
(8751116)

09:30
Gelfond's theorem for Drinfeld modules.
Paul Georg Becker, Math Institut der Universitat, Germany
W. Dale Brownawell, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
Robert Tubbs*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(87511175)

09:45
Primitive divisors of Lucas and Lehmer sequences.
Paul M. Voutier*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(87511193)

10:00
On the stable Shimura correspondence for SL(2).
David Joyner*, United States Naval Academy
(8751121)

10:15
On sigma o phi(n).
S. W. Graham*, Michigan Technical University
M. Filaseta, University of South Carolina, Columbia
C. Nicol, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(8751126)

10:30
The computational dynamics of Pollard's rho method.
Christopher S. Cotter*, University of Northern Colorado
(8751142)

10:45
Configurations of lines which determine modular families of K3 surfaces.
W. L. Hoyt*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
C. F. Schwartz, Rider College
(8751153)

11:00
Dihedral perfect numbers.
David W. Jensen*, United States Air Force Academy
Eric R. Bussian, United States Air Force Academy
(8751193)

11:15
Ideal class group structure.
Ruth I. Berger*, Memphis State University
(87511218)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 11:3012:30
Invited Address
Langlands parameters in representation theory and number theory.
Benedict H. Gross*, Harvard University
(8751125)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 14:0016:20
Special Session on Probabilistic Combinatorics, II

14:00
Percolation in the cube.
B\'ela Bollob\'as*, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
(87505172)

14:30
Collisions among random walks on a graph.
Don Coppersmith, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
Prasad Tetali, Rutgers University, Piscataway
Peter Winkler*, Bellcore, Morristown, New Jersey
(87505135)

15:00
Limit theorems using associated variables.
Svante Janson*, Uppsala University, Sweden
(87599205)

15:30
Asymptotically good listcolorings.
Jeff Kahn*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(8750587)

16:00
The Potts model.
D. J. A. Welsh*, Merton College, United Kingdom
(8750598)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 14:0016:30
Special Session on Number Theory, I

14:00
Lfunctions and extensions of motives.
Anthony J. Scholl*, University of Durham, United Kingdom
(87511176)

14:50
Representations of Galois groups associated to automorphic forms.
Richard Taylor*, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
(8751103)

15:45
More on Serre's conjectures.
Kenneth A. Ribet*, University of California, Berkeley
(87511138)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 14:0016:20
Special Session on Discrete Geometry and Convexity, I

14:00
On the number of convex lattice polytopes.
Imre B\'ar\'any*, Mathematical Institute, Hungary
(8755278)

14:30
Two aspects of the regular 24cell in four dimensions.
H. S. M. Coxeter*, University of Toronto
(8755273)

15:00
Strategies for the generation of Penrose tilings with defects, which (hopefully) will not lead to dead ends.
L. Danzer*, Universit\"at Dortmund, Germany
(8755266)

15:30
A class of convex programs with applications to computational geometry.
Martin Dyer*, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
(8759067)

16:00
Betti numbers for convex polytopes.
Jonathan Fine*, Cambridge, United Kingdom
(8755239)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 14:0016:20
Special Session on Microstructure of Crystals, II

14:00
Numerical methods for computing microstructure.
Roy Nicolaides*, Carnegie Mellon University
(87549159)

14:30
Numerical computation for a variational problem in micromagnetics.
Mitchell Luskin, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Ling Ma*, Carnegie Mellon University
(8756544)

15:00
Young measures supported on a given set.
Jo\~ao P. Matos*, Instituto Superior T\'ecico, Portugal
(87549157)

15:30
Surface energy and microstructure in coherent phase transitions.
Stefan M\"uller*, Institut f\"ur Angewandte Mathematik, Germany
(87549156)

16:00
Piezoelectric polycrystals: Effective medium approximation and bounds.
Tamara Olson*, Yale University
(87549160)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 14:0016:30
Special Session on Operator Algebras, II

14:00
Quantized differential forms in noncommutative geometry.
Joachim Cuntz*, University of Heidelberg, Germany
(87599213)

14:50
Operator algebras tensor categories and conformal field theory.
J\"org Fr\"ohlich*, Eidgen Technological Hochschule, Switzerland
(87599214)

15:45
Vertex operator algebras.
Peter Goddard*, University of Cambrige, United Kingdom
(87581196)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 14:0016:20
Special Session on Current Trends in Numerical Analysis of Nonlinear Problems, II

14:00
A mixedcharacteristic method for contaminant transport.
Mary Wheeler*, Rice University
(87565183)

14:30
Applications of inertial manifolds to scientific computing.
Roger Temam*, University of Paris XI, France
(87565190)

15:00
Numerical analysis for ULSI simulation.
Donald J. Rose*, Duke University
(87565182)

15:30
Application of decomposition methods to some class of nonlinear partial differential equations.
Roland Glowinski*, University of Houston, University Park
(87565181)

16:00
Multiscale computational methods.
Achi Brandt*, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
(87565188)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 14:0016:20
Special Session on Groups: Finite and Algebraic, II

14:00
A_1 type subgroups in semisimple algebraic groups and the finite groups of Lie type.
Donna M. Testerman*, Wesleyan University
(87520204)

14:30
Large subgroups of finite groups.
Laszlo Pyber*, Rutgers University, Piscataway
(8752094)

15:00
Quasithin groups.
Michael Aschbacher*, California Institute of Technology
(87520100)

15:30
Revising the classification of the finite simple groups.
Daniel Gorenstein*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Richard Lyons, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(87520118)

16:00
A local characterization of sporadic groups.
Richard Lyons*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Daniel Gorenstein, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(87520102)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 14:0016:30
Special Session on Classical Analysis, I

14:00
A solution to an old problem of Hopf in ergodic theory.
Alexandra Bellow*, Northwestern University
A. P. Calderon, University of Chicago
(87546203)

14:25
Analogues of classical L^p inequalities.
T. A. Gillespie*, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
(8754282)

14:50
Stieltjes operator measures, evolution equations and univalent functions.
N. Nikolskii*, University of Bordeaux I, France and Steklov Mathematics Institute, USSR
V. Vasyunin, Steklov Mathematics Institute, USSR
(8754781)

15:20
H^p spaces and elliptic boundary value problems.
DerChen Chang*, University of Maryland, College Park
Eli Stein, Princeton University
Steven Krantz, Washington University
(8754280)

15:45
Restriction implies BochnerRiesz for paraboloids.
Anthony Carbery*, University of Sussex, United Kingdom
(87542123)

16:10
Oscillatory integrals and radon transforms.
Elias M. Stein*, Princeton University
(87542124)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 14:0015:40
Session on Differential Equations

14:00
Critical elements of quadratic systems.
Arthur Sagle*, University of Hawaii, Hilo
Michael Kinyon, University of Utah
(8753404)

14:15
Asymptotic behavior of solutions of functionally perturbed nonoscillatory second order differential equations.
William F. Trench*, Trinity University
(8753408)

14:30
A deterministic model for arms growth.
Carey B. Joynt, Lehigh University
Jerry P. King*, Lehigh University
(8753419)

14:45
Extension of Riemann Pfunction.
M. A. AlBassam*, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
(8753437)

15:00
Nonlinear neutral delay differential equations of a higher order.
R. S. Dahiya*, Iowa State University
A. Zafer, Iowa State University
(8753451)

15:15
Schroedinger conditions.
H. A. Venables*, Portsmouth Polytechnic, United Kingdom
(87535136)

15:30
Abstract Volterra equations: Stability and boundedness.
C. Corduneanu*, University of Texas, Arlington
(8754592)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 14:0015:55
Session on Geometry

14:00
Calculating the extrinsic geometry of a tube.
Michael H. Vernon*, LewisClark State College
(87553144)

14:15
Monopoles on 3manifolds with ends.
L. M. Sibner, Polytechnic Institute of New York
R. J. Sibner*, Brooklyn College, City University of New York
(87553178)

14:30
New diagonal properties and metrization II.
G. R. Hiremath*, Talladega College
(87554146)

14:45
A census of positive knots.
James M. Van Buskirk*, University of Oregon
(87557150)

15:00
Morse flows on SO(n) and spin(n).
Jay A. Wood*, Purdue University, Calumet Campus
(87557194)

15:15
A topological quantum theory approach to the AndrewsCurtis conjecture.
Frank Quinn*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(8755747)

15:30
Stochastic calculus on supermanifolds and the AtiyahSinger index theorem.
Alice Rogers*, King's College, United Kingdom
(87558164)

15:45
Continuity of hyperbolic spectral theory for degenerating Riemann surfaces of finite volume.
Jay Jorgenson, Yale University
Rolf Lundelius*, University of Southern California
(8755848)

Tuesday June 30, 1992, 16:4517:45
Invited Address
Einstein metrics and algebraic geometry.
Nigel J. Hitchin*, University of Warwick, United Kingdom
(8755390)
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