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International Joint Mathematics Meeting
Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, August 15-19, 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
      (883-34-53)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Convexity of solutions of nonlinear PDE's.
      Omar Hijab*, Temple University, Philadelphia
      (883-35-187)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      A PDE problem in estimation algebra.
      Rui-Tao Dong*, Johns Hopkins University
      (883-53-214)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Classification of finite dimensional filters.
      Stephen S.-T. Yau*, University of Illinois, Chicago
      (883-93-05)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Geometric invariants for control systems.
      William Shadwick, The Fields Institute
      Richard Atkins*, The Fields Institute
      (883-93-171)
  • 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
      (883-49-40)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Linear-quadratic control problem revisited.
      Tomasz R. Bielecki*, University of Illinois, Chicago
      (883-93-41)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      A Hartman-Grobman theorem for abstract equations.
      Peter W. Bates*, Brigham Young University
      Kening Lu, Brigham Young University
      (883-34-71)
    • 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
      (883-17-159)
    • 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
      (883-93-182)
  • 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 centro-affine geometry to determine feedback invariants of control systems.
      George R. Wilkens, Jr.*, University of Hawaii, Honolulu
      (883-49-170)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Optimality conditions in sets of functions with range in a polyhedron.
      J. C. Dunn*, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
      (883-49-186)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Gradient flows to solve NP-hard problems.
      Wing Shing Wong*, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
      (883-93-63)
    • 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
      (883-93-60)
    • 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
      (883-49-52)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Discussion
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