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International Joint Mathematics Meeting
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, August 1519, 1993
Meeting #883
Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS
lwsmall@ucsd.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA
ross@math.uoregon.edu
AMS Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Methods in Control Theory

Sunday August 15, 1993, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Methods in Control Theory, I

2:30 p.m.
Optimal control and vakonomic mechanics.
Anthony M. Bloch*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(8833453)

3:00 p.m.
Convexity of solutions of nonlinear PDE's.
Omar Hijab*, Temple University, Philadelphia
(88335187)

3:30 p.m.
A PDE problem in estimation algebra.
RuiTao Dong*, Johns Hopkins University
(88353214)

4:00 p.m.
Classification of finite dimensional filters.
Stephen S.T. Yau*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(8839305)

4:30 p.m.
Geometric invariants for control systems.
William Shadwick, The Fields Institute
Richard Atkins*, The Fields Institute
(88393171)

Monday August 16, 1993, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Methods in Control Theory, II

2:30 p.m.
Kronecker indicies are diffeomorphism invariants.
Robert B. Gardner*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(8834940)

3:00 p.m.
Linearquadratic control problem revisited.
Tomasz R. Bielecki*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(8839341)

3:30 p.m.
A HartmanGrobman theorem for abstract equations.
Peter W. Bates*, Brigham Young University
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University
(8833471)

4:00 p.m.
Explicit construction of finite dimensional nonlinear filters with state space dimension 2.
Stephen S.T. Yau, University of Illinois, Chicago
Wen Lin Chiou*, Fu Jen University, Republic of China
(88317159)

4:30 p.m.
Feedback stabilizability of nonlinear systems in dimension three or higher.
William M. Boothby*, Washington University
Riccardo Marino, University of Rome II, Italy
(88393182)

Tuesday August 17, 1993, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Methods in Control Theory, III

2:30 p.m.
Using moving frames in centroaffine geometry to determine feedback invariants of control systems.
George R. Wilkens, Jr.*, University of Hawaii, Honolulu
(88349170)

3:00 p.m.
Optimality conditions in sets of functions with range in a polyhedron.
J. C. Dunn*, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
(88349186)

3:30 p.m.
Gradient flows to solve NPhard problems.
Wing Shing Wong*, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
(8839363)

4:00 p.m.
Orders of input/output differential equations and state space dimensions.
Eduardo D. Sontag, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Yuan Wang*, Florida Atlantic University
(8839360)

4:30 p.m.
The stochastic maximum principle and singular control problems.
Abel Cadenillas*, University of British Columbia
Ulrich G. Haussmann, University of British Columbia
(8834952)

5:00 p.m.
Discussion
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