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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
Thursday August 19, 1993

Thursday August 19, 1993, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part B
Learning abstract algebra by programming in ISETL
Ed Dubinsky, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Uri Leron, TechnionITT, Israel
Rina Zazkis, Simon Fraser University

Thursday August 19, 1993, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Methods in Mathematical Physics, II

8:30 a.m.
Least area tori, 3manifolds of nonnegative scalar curvature and the topology of black holes.
Mingliang Cai, University of Miami
Gregory J. Galloway*, University of Miami
(88353207)

9:00 a.m.
The internal geometry of black holes.
W. Israel*, University of Alberta
(8838367)

9:30 a.m.
Stability of geodesic incompleteness.
John K. Beem*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(8835349)

10:00 a.m.
EinsteinYangMills equations with symmetries.
H. P. Kunzle*, University of Alberta
(88383151)

Thursday August 19, 1993, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Methods in Group Theory, II

8:30 a.m.
Sets of matrices which generate free products.
Roger Alperin*, San Jose State University
(88320261)

9:00 a.m.
Compactifying certain covers of 3manifolds.
Michael L. Mihalik*, Vanderbilt University
(88320220)

9:30 a.m.
Scaffoldings.
Steven H. Weintraub*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(8832044)

10:00 a.m.
Topology and geometry of arrangement of complex lines in C.
Stephen S.T. Yau*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(8831428)

Thursday August 19, 1993, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part B
Combinatorial design theory
Eric Mendelsohn, University of Toronto

Thursday August 19, 1993, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part B
Lagrange multipliers
Edward J. Barbeau, Jr., University College, Toronto

Thursday August 19, 1993, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations

8:30 a.m.
The profile near blowup time for solution of the heat equation with a nonlinear boundary condition.
HongMing Yin*, University of Notre Dame
(8833514)

8:50 a.m.
The nonhomogeneous minimal surface equation involving a measure.
William K. Ziemer*, California State University, Long Beach
(8833513)

9:10 a.m.
A selfadjoint ``simultaneous crossing the axis''.
Kurt Kreith*, University of California, Davis
(88335178)

9:30 a.m.
Rearrangements in steady multiple vortex flows.
Alan R. Elcrat, Wichita State University
Kenneth G. Miller*, Wichita State University
(88335286)

9:50 a.m.
Gevrey smoothing properties of the solution operator for Schr\"odinger's equation in weighted Sobolev spaces.
Stephen W. Taylor*, Montana State University
(88335288)

10:10 a.m.
Two dimensional heat equation involving multidimensional Laplace transforms and Green's function.
R. S. Dahiya*, Iowa State University
Frank Odoom, Iowa State University
(88344233)

10:30 a.m.
Uniqueness in the Cauchy problems for higher order elliptic differential operator.
Wensheng Wang*, California Institute of Technology
(88342160)

Thursday August 19, 1993, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Analysis

8:30 a.m.
Baire one functions and perfect sets.
Russell A. Gordon*, Whitman College
(8832636)

8:50 a.m.
Another functional equation derived from the mean mean value theorem.
Donald F. Bailey*, Trinity University
(8832658)

9:10 a.m.
Superadditive functions on rectangles.
Arlo W. Schurle*, University of Guam, Guam
(88326310)

9:30 a.m.
Generalized conditional expectation.
William E. Hornor*, University of Southern Mississippi
(88328232)

9:45 a.m.
On the solution of the functional equation f(x+y)+g(xy)=h(x)+k(y).
E. L. Koh, University of Regina
G. Ren*, University of Regina
(88339190)

10:00 a.m.
Some asymptotic formulae for qseries.
Richard J. McIntosh*, University of Regina
(88333161)

10:15 a.m.
Representation and series expansions for meromorphic functions.
D. S. Tselnik*, Fargo, North Dakota
(88330197)

10:30 a.m.
Integral operators preserving meromorphic starlike functions.
Hassoon AlAmiri*, Bowling Green State University
Petru T. Mocanu, BabesBolyai University, Romania
(88330274)

Thursday August 19, 1993, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, I

8:30 a.m.
On a conjecture of H. Zassenhaus for primes generating primitive roots.
Francesco Pappalardi*, McGill University
(8831137)

8:50 a.m.
A proposed application of supersingular elliptic curves.
S. Hahn*, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology, South Korea
(8831120)

9:10 a.m.
Counting points on hyperelliptic curves over finite fields.
P. B. Van Wamelen*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(88311154)

9:30 a.m.
Generalizations of the Markoff equation.
Arthur Baragar*, University of Texas, Austin
(88311172)

9:50 a.m.
The conductor of an abelian variety.
Armand Brumer, Fordham University
Kenneth Kramer*, Queen's University
(88311192)

10:10 a.m.
New examples of Stark's conjectures.
Brett A. Tangedal*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(88311153)

10:20 a.m.
Class number and computer: A note on S. Chowla's conjecture.
Guangheng Ji, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Hongwen Lu*, University of Science and Technology of China and Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8831106)

Thursday August 19, 1993, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Student Workshop
Using Maple to do mathematics

Thursday August 19, 1993, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
CMSMAA Panel Discussion
Models for cooperative learning for undergraduate mathematics classes
G. Joseph Wimbish, Purdue University, North Central
Keith E. Schwingdorf, Purdue University, North Central

Thursday August 19, 1993, 9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Special Discussion
Retired mathematicians

Thursday August 19, 1993, 10:55 a.m.11:45 a.m.
AMSCMS Invited Address
Remarks on variational methods.
Louis Nirenberg*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(88300503)

Thursday August 19, 1993, 1:15 p.m.2:45 p.m.
AMS Progress in Mathematics Lecture
Mathematical problems arising in industry. Part I
Avner Friedman*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(88300512)
Part II

Thursday August 19, 1993, 2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part B
Earth algebra: College algebra with applications to environmental issues
Christopher Schaufele, Kennesaw State College, Marietta, Georgia
Nancy E. Zumoff, Kennesaw State College, Marietta, Georgia

Thursday August 19, 1993, 2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part B
Roundrobin tournaments: An introduction
John W. Moon, University of Alberta

Thursday August 19, 1993, 2:10 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Methods in Group Theory, III

2:10 p.m.
Discussion

2:40 p.m.
On the Yagita invariant of mapping class groups.
H. Glover*, Ohio State University, Columbus
G. Mislin, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland and Ohio State University, Columbus
Y. Xia, Northern Illinois University
(88355294)

3:10 p.m.
4manifold invariants of groups.
D. Kotschick*, University of Basel, Switzerland
(8835755)

3:40 p.m.
Homotopy decomposition of the classifying space of virtually torsionfree groups and applications.
ChunNip Lee*, Northwestern University
(8835516)

4:10 p.m.
Spines of ndimensional manifolds.
Dale Rolfsen*, University of British Columbia,
(88357267)

4:40 p.m.
Discussion

Thursday August 19, 1993, 2:10 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Symplectic Geometry, III

2:10 p.m.
On the Witten invariant of mapping cylinders.
Jorgen Ellegaard Andersen*, University of California, Berkeley
(88353301)

3:00 p.m.
Contact geometry and complex surfaces.
Hansj\"org Geiges*, Stanford University
Jes\'us Gonzalo, University Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
(88353188)

3:30 p.m.
Lie bialgebroids and Poisson groupoids.
Kirill Mackenzie, University of Sheffield, England
Ping Xu*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(8835859)

4:20 p.m.
Symplectic sphere packing constructions.
Lisa Traynor*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(8835354)

4:50 p.m.
Maselov index of holomorphic discs with Lagrangian boundary conditions on Kahler manifolds.
YongGeun Oh*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(8835343)

Thursday August 19, 1993, 2:10 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Random Knotting and Linking, II

2:10 p.m.
Polygonal knots.
Richard Randell*, University of Iowa
(88357279)

2:40 p.m.
The functoriality of finiteorder invariants of knotted graphs.
Ted Stanford*, Columbia University
(88357211)

3:10 p.m.
Twist sequences and the Vassiliev subspace.
Rolland Trapp*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88357239)

3:40 p.m.
A statistical study of random knotting using the Vassiliev invariants.
Tetsuo Deguchi*, University of Tokyo, Japan
Kyoichi Tsurusaki, University of Tokyo, Japan
(88382218)

4:10 p.m.
Vassiliev invariants and RNA folding.
Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(88357215)

4:40 p.m.
How tangles in knot diagrams can talk to each other.
Dale Rolfsen*, University of British Columbia
(88357292)

5:10 p.m.
Energy functions for polygonal knots.
Jonathan Simon*, University of Iowa
(88357280)

5:40 p.m.
Random knots and energy.
Gregory Buck*, Saint Anselm's College
(88357291)

Thursday August 19, 1993, 2:10 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Session on Harmonic Analysis and Operator Theory

2:10 p.m.
Characterization of spherical transform of functions and Schwartz multipliers on the Heisenberg group.
Tefera Worku*, State University of New York, Albany
(8834317)

2:30 p.m.
Metric projection onto a lattice in L_1.
Salem Sahab*, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Robert Huotari, Idaho State University
(8834102)

2:50 p.m.
Deconvolution.
Stephen D. Casey*, American University
(88342226)

3:10 p.m.
A kernel theorem on the space [H_mu x A;B].
E. L. Koh, University of Regina
C. K. Li*, University of Regina
(88346162)

3:30 p.m.
Abelergodic properties of pseudoresolvents and applications to semigroups.
Shengwang Wang, Nanjing University, People's Republic of China
Ivan Erdelyi*, Temple University Japan, Tokyo, Japan
(8834712)

3:50 p.m.
Operators on spaces of analytic functions.
Karim Seddighi*, Shiraz University, Iran
(8834711)

4:10 p.m.
An intrinsic characterization for zero diagonal operators.
Peng Fan*, Texas Christian University
C.K. Fong, Carleton University
(88347165)

4:30 p.m.
An upper bound for the shear dispersion coefficient.
Sunday Chikwendu*, State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh
(88349296)

4:30 p.m.
Generalizations of Dyson's rank and nonRogersRamanujan partitions.
Frank Garvan*, University of Florida
(88311311)

Thursday August 19, 1993, 2:10 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, II

2:10 p.m.
Class number parity.
Stella Roberson Ashford*, Southern University
(88311277)

2:30 p.m.
Combinatorial inequalities concerning the range of polynomials over Z n.
Bill Ralph*, Brock University,
(88311290)

2:50 p.m.
Lucas sequences and Diophantine equations.
Zhaiyu Mo*, University of Calgary
(88311225)

3:10 p.m.
Algorithmic derivation of Stender units.
Malvina Baica*, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
(8831229)

3:30 p.m.
3core solutions of the equation #x+2.#y=n.
Zoltan Reti*, University of Florida
(88311308)

3:50 p.m.
Generating solutions for k_1x2 above 1 + k_2x 2 above 2 + ... + K_n x 2 above n + y 2 = z 2.
Pasquale J. Arpaia*, Saint John Fisher College
(88311194)

4:10 p.m.
Patterns in prime and composite powersphase I.
Nivia Colon Diaz*, C/25,HH 17, Urb Cana, Bayamon, Puerto Rico
(88311250)

4:30 p.m.
Two remarkable doubly exponential series transformations of Ramanujan.
Bruce C. Berndt*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
James Lee Hafner, IBM, Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California
(88311262)

4:50 p.m.
Continued fractions, Chebychev polynomials, and chaos.
Bill Derrick, University of Montana
Jack Eidswick*, University of Montana
(88311265)

5:10 p.m.
Number field sieve with two quadratic polynomials.
Peter L. Montgomery*, Oregon State University
(88311319)

Thursday August 19, 1993, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Methods in Mathematical Physics, III

2:30 p.m.
The method of timelike 2surfaces.
Steven G. Harris*, Saint Louis University
(88353150)

3:00 p.m.
Isotropic singularities and the Weyl curvature hypothesis.
Susan M. Scott*, Australian National University, Australia
(88383295)

3:30 p.m.
Spacetime geometry of crstructures.
K. L. Duggal*, University of Windsor
Aurel Bejancu, Polytechnic Institute of Iasi, Romania
(88353235)

4:00 p.m.
The Einstein constraint equations on manifolds admitting a U(1) action.
James Isenberg*, University of Oregon
Vincent Moncrief, Yale University
(88383270)

4:30 p.m.
Ricci curvature inheriting symmetry of semiRiemannian spaces.
Ramesh Sharma*, University of New Haven
Krishan L. Duggal, University of Windsor
(88353236)

5:00 p.m.
Numerical simulations of unpolarized Gowdy spacetimes.
David Garfinkle*, Oakland University
(88383191)

5:30 p.m.
On completeness of orbits of killing vector fields.
Piotr T. Chru\'sciel*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(8835357)

Thursday August 19, 1993, 4:15 p.m.6:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11C: Part C
Learning abstract algebra by programming in ISETL
Ed Dubinsky, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Uri Leron, TechnionITT, Israel
Rina Zazkis, Simon Fraser University
Inquiries: meet@ams.org

