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1989 AMS Central Section Meeting
Muncie, IN, October 2728, 1989
Meeting #852
Associate secretaries: Andy R Magid, AMS amagid@ou.edu
Saturday October 28, 1989

Saturday October 28, 1989, 7:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Extremally Disconnected Spaces and their Applications, II
Room 219A, Pittenger Student Center

7:00 a.m.
Maximal subgroups of beta N can be small.
Neil Hindman*, Howard University
(8522216)

7:30 a.m.
A characterisation of Beta N.
M. Rajagopalan*, Tennessee State University
(8525410)

8:00 a.m.
New techniques for constructing nonnormal subspaces.
Andrzej Szyma\'nski*, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
(85254141)

8:30 a.m.
Hyperstonean methods in vectorvalued function spaces.
Peter Greim*, The Citadel
(85254155)

9:00 a.m.
The Stonian transform of a vectorvalued function.
Robert F. Wheeler*, Northern Illinois University
(8524609)

Saturday October 28, 1989, 7:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Triangular Operator Algebras, III
Forum, Pittenger Student Center

7:00 a.m.
Classification of triangular AF algebras.
Stephen C. Power*, University of Lancaster, England
(8524711)

7:30 a.m.
Triangular AF algebras and nest subalgebras of UHF algebras.
Justin Peters*, Iowa State College, Ames
(85246156)

8:00 a.m.
Triangular AF algebras and nest subalgebras of UHF algebras.
Bruce Wagner*, Iowa State University
(85246100)

8:30 a.m.
Compactness and complete distributivity for commutative subspace lattices.
Kenneth R. Davidson, University of Waterloo
David R. Pitts*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln and University of California, Los Angeles
(8520608)

9:00 a.m.
On the closure of triangular algebras.
John Lindsay Orr*, University of Lancaster, England
(8524724)

Saturday October 28, 1989, 7:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Statistics and Probability, III
Room 303, Pittenger Student Center

7:00 a.m.
The GaltonWatson predatorprey process.
John Coffey*, Purdue University, Calumet Campus
(8526002)

7:30 a.m.
Diagnostics for Restimates of regression coefficients.
Joseph W. McKean*, Western Michigan University
(8526291)

8:00 a.m.
Some limit theorems for perturbed empirical distribution functions evaluated at a random point.
Madan Puri*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(8526295)

8:30 a.m.
Path properties of infinite series of independent OrnsteinUhlenbeck processes.
Mikl\'os Cs\"org\"o*, Carleton University
(8526089)

9:00 a.m.
A characterization of spherically symmetric distributions.
Mir M. Ali*, University of Western Ontario
(8526077)

Saturday October 28, 1989, 7:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Function Spaces and Topology, III
Room 306, Pittenger Student Center

7:00 a.m.
Invariance of continuity.
Prem Sharma*, Butler University
(8525433)

7:30 a.m.
Proximal graph topologies.
S. A. Naimpally*, Kuwait University, Kuwait
G. Di Maio, University of Naples, Italy
(8525417)

8:00 a.m.
On topoplogical classification of funtion spaces C_p(X) of low Borel complexity.
T. Dobrowolski, University of Warsaw, Poland
W. Marciszewski*, University of Kansas and University of Warsaw, Poland
J. Mogilski, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa and University of Warsaw, Poland
(8525436)

8:30 a.m.
Informal Discussion

9:00 a.m.
kto 1 mappings.
Jo Heath*, Auburn University, Auburn
(85254140)

Saturday October 28, 1989, 7:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Differential Equations, III
Room 308 A \& B, Pittenger Student Center

7:00 a.m.
Existence of positive solutions for elliptic systems, degenerate and nondegenerate ecological models.
Anthony W. Leung*, University of Cincinnati
Guangwei Fan, University of Cincinnati
(8523572)

7:30 a.m.
An algorithm for globally analytic triangularization of a matrix function.
Harry Gingold, West Virginia University
PoFang Hsieh*, Western Michigan University
(8521518)

8:00 a.m.
Some characteristic equations arising in epidemic models.
Fred Brauer*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(8529228)

8:30 a.m.
A remark on the Gevrey property of formal solutions.
Yasutaka Sibuya*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(8523460)

9:00 a.m.
Fuchsian quasidifferential equations.
Lawrence Markus*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(85234112)

Saturday October 28, 1989, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Number Theory and Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 101, Burkhardt Hall

8:00 a.m.
Monodromy of Kloosterman Fcrystals, II.
Richard Crew*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(85214145)

8:30 a.m.
Effective bounds for order of padic growth of solutions at a regular singularity.
G. Christol, University of Paris 6, France
B. Dwork*, Princeton University
(85234105)

9:00 a.m.
The Newton polygon and Padic analytic variation of Lfunctions over finite fields.
Daqing Wan*, University of Washington
(8521121)

Saturday October 28, 1989, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Noncommutative Algebra in Geometry and Arithmetic, III
Pine Shelf Room, Pittenger Student Center

8:00 a.m.
The level of division algebra over local and global fields.
David B. Leep*, University of Kentucky
JeanPierre Tignol, University Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Nicole Vast, University Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
(8521141)

8:30 a.m.
Wild representation type and failure of directsum cancellation.
R. M. Guralnick, University of Southern California
L. S. Levy*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
R. B. Warfield, Jr., University of Washington
(85213144)

9:00 a.m.
An approximation theorem for noncommutative valuation rings.
Patrick J. Morandi*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(8521648)

Saturday October 28, 1989, 8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
AMS Session on Algebra and Geometry
Room 311, Pittenger Student Center

8:20 a.m.
Orderings and nonring CMC subsets of a ring.
Kenneth G. Valente*, Colgate University
Marie A. Vitulli, University of Oregon
(8521387)

8:40 a.m.
Embedding analytic manifolds in uniform algebra spectrum.
Toma V. Tonev*, University of Toledo
(8523215)

9:00 a.m.
Geometry of the dual ball of the spin factor.
Yaakov Friedman, Jerusalem College of Technology, Israel
Bernard Russo*, University of California, Irvine
(85246106)

9:20 a.m.
Distinguishing certain Brieskorn manifolds.
John W. Emert*, Ball State University
(85257120)

Saturday October 28, 1989, 8:00 a.m.8:05 a.m.
MAA Session on Welcome
Room 301, Pittenger Student Center

Saturday October 28, 1989, 8:05 a.m.8:25 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Does Rudolf Steiner have the answer?
Room 301, Pittenger Student Center
Gloria Olive*, University of Otago, New Zealand and Anderson University

Saturday October 28, 1989, 8:25 a.m.9:15 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Gaussian binomnial coefficients.
Room 301, Pittenger Student Center
Gerald L. Alexanderson*, Santa Clara University

Saturday October 28, 1989, 9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Imbedding pseudoconvex domains into a ball.
Ballroom, Pittenger Student Center
Laszlo Lempert*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8523206)

Saturday October 28, 1989, 9:45 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
REU students get results in group theorysay CAYEY essential.
Room 301, Pittenger Student Center
Gary J. Sherman*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Saturday October 28, 1989, 11:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Writing mathematics.
Room 301, Pittenger Student Center
Sheldon Axler*, Michigan State University

Saturday October 28, 1989, 12:40 p.m.1:25 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Topology and the robot arm.
Room 301, Pittenger Student Center
Daniel H. Gottlieb*, Purdue University, West Lafayette

Saturday October 28, 1989, 12:45 p.m.1:45 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Stability and chaos in almost periodic systems.
Ballroom, Pittenger Student Center
Kenneth R. Meyer*, University of Cincinnati
(8525835)

Saturday October 28, 1989, 1:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Teaching calculus and differential equations with the computer algebra system MAPLE.
Room 301, Pittenger Student Center
Robert J. Lopez*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Saturday October 28, 1989, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Number Theory and Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 101, Burkhardt Hall

2:00 p.m.
On topoplogy of quasiordinary singularities.
Kyungho Oh*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8521427)

2:30 p.m.
The nonring CMC subsets of a commutative ring.
Kenneth G. Valente, Colgate University
Marie A. Vitulli*, University of Oregon
(8521323)

3:00 p.m.
Waring's problem in matrix rings over fields.
Daniel E. Otero*, Xavier University
(85215147)

Saturday October 28, 1989, 2:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Complex Analysis, III
Room 305, Pittenger Student Center

2:00 p.m.
Polynomially convex hulls over the circle.
Zbigniew Slodkowski*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(85232137)

3:00 p.m.
Convexity properties of coverings of smooth projective varieties.
Terrence J. Napier*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(85232110)

4:00 p.m.
Informal Discussion

Saturday October 28, 1989, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Extremally Disconnected Spaces and their Applications, III
Room 219A, Pittenger Student Center

2:00 p.m.
Ultrapowers of Banach spaces C (X).
K. Sundaresan*, Cleveland State University
(8525407)

2:30 p.m.
Bases for a class of spaces containing basically disconnected spaces and spaces of minimal prime ideals: the locally compact case.
Melvin Henriksen*, Harvey Mudd College
(85254148)

3:00 p.m.
On the projective cover of S_omegaII.
Ananda V. Gubbi*, Southwest Missouri State University
(8525401)

Saturday October 28, 1989, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Noncommutative Algebra in Geometry and Arithmetic, IV
Pine Shelf Room, Pittenger Student Center

2:00 p.m.
Actions of Lie algebras and Hopf algebras on associative rings.
Jeffrey Bergen*, DePaul University
(85216103)

2:30 p.m.
Commutativity and primitivity in the enveloping algebra of the Virasoro algebra. I.
Carolyn A. Dean*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(85216126)

3:00 p.m.
Commutativity and primitivity in the enveloping algebra of the Virasoro algebra. II.
Jeanne Wald Kerr*, Michigan State University
(85216125)

3:30 p.m.
Tensor algebra of a relatively free group.
Leonid Krop*, DePaul University
(8521667)

Saturday October 28, 1989, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Triangular Operator Algebras, IV
Forum, Pittenger Student Center

2:00 p.m.
On nonself adjoint operator algebras.
Edward G. Effros, University of California, Los Angeles
ZhongJin Ruan*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8524639)

2:30 p.m.
Nest algebras and the DunfordPettis property.
Timothy G. Feeman*, Villanova University
(85247139)

3:00 p.m.
Nests of subspaces in Banach space.
Alvaro Arias*, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
Jeff Farmer, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
(85246152)

3:30 p.m.
A new duality for spaces of operators.
David P. Blecher*, University of HoustonUniversity Park
(8524763)

4:00 p.m.
On reflexive operator algebras.
Elias Katsoulis*, University of Athens, Greece
(85247138)

4:30 p.m.
Extensions of isometric isomorphisms.
Richard Mercer*, Wright State University
(8524730)

5:00 p.m.
The tensor product problem for reflexive algebras.
Jon Kraus*, State University of New York, College at Buffalo
(8524756)

Saturday October 28, 1989, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Statistics and Probability, IV
Room 303, Pittenger Student Center

2:00 p.m.
Multivariate model building with partial, additive and interaction splines.
Grace Wahba*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(8526284)

2:30 p.m.
On the asymptotic optimality of certain empirical Bayes simultaneous testing procedures.
Shanti S. Gupta*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Tachen Liang, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8526251)

3:00 p.m.
A limit theorem for moment sequences.
FuChuen Chang, Purdue University, West Lafayette
J. H. B. Kemperman, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
W. J. Studden*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8526038)

3:30 p.m.
Three useful expressions for expectations involving a Wishart matrix and its inverse.
George P. H. Styan*, McGill University
(8526293)

4:00 p.m.
Inference regarding the dispersion matrix under the Hierarchical multivariate model, and related distribution theory.
J. N. Srivastava*, Colorado State University
(85262158)

4:30 p.m.
Asymptotical estimation of variance.
Andrew L. Rukhin*, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(8526246)

5:00 p.m.
A weak convergence result useful in autoregression.
Hira L. Koul*, Michigan State University
(8526294)

Saturday October 28, 1989, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Function Spaces and Topology, IV
Room 306, Pittenger Student Center

2:00 p.m.
Generalized semicontinuous functions.
John S. Kulesza*, George Mason University
(8525443)

2:30 p.m.
Function space topologies for Darboux and related functions.
Kenneth R. Kellum*, San Jose State University
(8525498)

3:00 p.m.
Toward a function space topology for variational calculus in Sobolev and related function spaces.
M. Zuhair Nashed*, University of Delaware
(8524999)

3:30 p.m.
A note on umbral spaces.
Terence E. Wilson*, Mississippi State University
(85254157)

4:00 p.m.
Informal Discussion

Saturday October 28, 1989, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Differential Equations, IV
Room 308 A \& B, Pittenger Student Center

2:00 p.m.
Estimates of oscillations for the prescribed mean curvature equation.
F. V. Atkinson*, University of Toronto
(85234114)

2:30 p.m.
Lyapunov functions for quadratically truncated plane autonomous systems.
W. S. Loud*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(8523429)

3:00 p.m.
Asymptotics beyond all orders in an eigenvalue problem.
Alastair D. Wood*, Dublin City University, Republic of Ireland
(85234130)

3:30 p.m.
On large time behaviour of linear degenerate hyperbolic systems.
Harry Gingold*, West Virginia University
Victor Trutzer, University of Lowell
(85235113)

4:00 p.m.
Contour integral solutions of certain systems of hypergeometric partial differential equations and their applications.
H. M. Srivastava*, University of Victoria
(85234129)

4:30 p.m.
The existence of optimal controls for infinite horizon hereditary Lagrange problems with state and control dependent discount factors.
Dean A. Carlson*, University of Toledo
(8524947)

5:00 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of the solutions of a certain nth order ordinary homogeneous differential equation in the vicinity of an irregular singular point.
T. K. Puttaswamy*, Ball State University
(8523461)

Saturday October 28, 1989, 2:05 p.m.2:30 p.m.
MAA Business Meeting
Room 301, Pittenger Student Center
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