AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:08:50
1991 Southeastern Sectional Meeting
Tampa, FL, March 2223, 1991
Meeting #865
Associate secretaries: Joseph A Cima, AMS cima@email.unc.edu
Friday March 22, 1991

Friday March 22, 1991, 7:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, I
Room 202, Chemistry Building

7:00 a.m.
Some dimension results.
Anca Deliu*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(86541132) 
7:40 a.m.
Extension domains for A_rho weights.
Peter Holden*, Florida International University
(8654208) 
8:20 a.m.
Local solvability of first order linear operators with Lipschitz coefficients.
Jorge Hounie*, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Cidade Universitaria, Brasil
(8653592) 
9:00 a.m.
A marriage theorem with Lebesque measure.
Steve Hudson*, Florida International University
(8654202)

7:00 a.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 7:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
Special Session on Approximation Theory, I
Room 205, Chemistry Building

7:00 a.m.
Approximation of functions by polynomials in C[1, 1].
Z. Ditzian*, University of Alberta
D. Jiang, University of Alberta
(86541151) 
7:30 a.m.
Monotone polynomial approximation in L_p, 0
D. Leviatan*, Tel Aviv University, Israel
(8654139) 
8:00 a.m.
On blendingtype Kfunctionals.
Claudia Cottin*, University of Duisburg, Federal Republic of Germany
(8654169) 
8:30 a.m.
Recent results on global smoothness preservation.
Claudia Cottin, University of Duisburg, Federal Republic of Germany
Heinz H. Gonska*, European Business School, Federal Republic of Germany
(86541189) 
9:00 a.m.
Best uniform appproximation by solutions of elliptic differential equations.
Paul M. Gauthier, University of Montreal
D. Zwick*, University of Vermont
(86541191)

7:00 a.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Finite Groups and Related Topics, I
Room 130, Physics Building

7:00 a.m.
Divisible codes and representations.
Harold N. Ward*, University of Virginia
(86594100) 
7:30 a.m.
Hermitian and Ree unitals and their codes.
E. F. Assmus, Jr.*, Lehigh University
(8652053) 
8:00 a.m.
The Jamison method in Galois geometries.
A. A. Bruen*, University of Western Ontario
J. C. Fisher, University of Regina
(86505144) 
8:30 a.m.
Hyperplanes and embeddings of pointline geometries.
E. E. Shult*, Kansas State University
(86551140) 
9:00 a.m.
Primitive permutation characters.
Robert M. Guralnick*, University of Southern California
Jan Saxl, Princeton University
(8652097) 
9:30 a.m.
The absolute Galois group of a Hilbertian PRCfield.
Helmut V\"olklein*, University of Florida
Michael Fried, University of California, Irvine
(8651189)

7:00 a.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Methods for Control Problems, I
Room 120, Physics Building

7:00 a.m.
Controllability of distributed systems.
Lawrence Markus*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(8659305) 
8:00 a.m.
Mathematical controllability theory of capital growth of nations.
E. N. Chukwu*, North Carolina State University
(86593173) 
8:40 a.m.
RKH space methods for identification of linear stochastic systems: A factorization approach.
Robert E. Fennell*, Clemson University
James A. Reneke, Clemson University
(8659383) 
9:20 a.m.
Exact controllability of dynamic von Karman plates.
John E. Lagnese*, Georgetown University
(8659343)

7:00 a.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 7:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Special Session on Hypergeometric Functions on Domains of Positivity, Jack Polynomials, and Applications, I
Room 105, Chemistry Building

7:00 a.m.
Multivariate statistics in polymer physics.
Bruce Eichinger*, Biosym Technologies, Inc., San Diego and University of Washington
(86533139) 
7:40 a.m.
Positive bilinear forms on polynomials with a reflection group invariance property.
Charles F. Dunkl*, University of Virginia
(8653384) 
8:20 a.m.
Analytic continuation of the hypergeometric function of a matrix variable.
Jacques Faraut*, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, France
(8653391) 
9:00 a.m.
A Markov chain on the symmetric group and Jack's symmetric functions.
Phil Hanlon*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(8650587)

7:00 a.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 8:00 a.m.9:10 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Mathematical Physics, I
Room 118, Physics Building

Friday March 22, 1991, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables, I
Room 109, Physics Building

8:00 a.m.
Ends of varieties.
H. Alexander*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(8653267) 
8:30 a.m.
On an example of Ahern and Rudin.
John T. Anderson*, College of the Holy Cross
(8653223) 
9:00 a.m.
Approximation on thin sets.
Thomas Bagby*, Indiana University, Bloomington
P. M. Gauthier, Universit\'e de Montr\'eal
(8653237) 
9:30 a.m.
Leviflat hypersurfaces and averaging problems.
David E. Barrett*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(8653244)

8:00 a.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Probability on Algebraic and Topological Structures, I
Room 108, Physics Building

8:00 a.m.
Multiplicative symmetry groups of Markov processes.
Joseph Glover, University of Florida
Renming Song*, University of Florida
(8656028) 
8:30 a.m.
Symmetry groups of Markov processes.
Ming Liao*, Auburn University, Auburn
(8656016) 
9:00 a.m.
A multidimensional Feller program.
Joseph C. Watkins*, University of Southern California
(86560107) 
9:30 a.m.
Markov functions.
Joseph Glover*, University of Florida
(8656052)

8:00 a.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fractal and Spectral Geometry, I
Room 101, Chemistry Building

8:00 a.m.
IFS's, compact semigroups, and topological contractions.
P. F. Duvall, Jr., University of North Carolina, Greensboro
J. W. Emert, Ball State University
L. S. Husch*, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
(8655426) 
8:40 a.m.
Iterated function systems with applications to wavelet bases and the inverse fractal probelm.
J. S. Geronimo*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(86554174) 
9:20 a.m.
Fractal functions and multiresolution analyses.
Douglas Hardin, Vanderbilt University
Bruce Kessler, Vanderbilt University
Peter R. Massopust*, Vanderbilt University
(8654174)

8:00 a.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems, I
Room 102, Chemistry Building

8:00 a.m.
Permanence in some reactiondiffusion models from ecology.
R. S. Cantrell, University of Miami
C. Cosner*, University of Miami
V. C. L. Hutson, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
(86535114) 
8:30 a.m.
A singular parabolic problem.
Jerome A. Goldstein*, Tulane University and Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(86535116) 
9:00 a.m.
Existence and regularity for a singular parabolic problem.
Gisele Ruiz Rieder*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
J. R. Dorroh, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(86535178)

8:00 a.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Issues in Biologically Motivated Computing, I
Room 104, Chemistry Building

8:00 a.m.
Controlling chaos in distributed systems.
Bernado Huberman*, Xerox PARC, Palo Alto, California and Stanford University
(86568159) 
9:00 a.m.
The possible role of ascendency in neural networks.
Ken Bosworth*, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland, Solomons
Bob Ulanowicz, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, University of Maryland, Solomons
(86568169) 
9:30 a.m.
Evolving transformation systems: A new symbiosis of the discrete and the continuous.
Lev Goldfarb*, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
(8656835)

8:00 a.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Invited Address
Can one hear the shape of a fractal drum? From the WeylBerry conjecture to the Riemann hypothesis.
Room 101, Chemistry Building
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of California, Riverside and Yale University
(8653545) 
Friday March 22, 1991, 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Invited Address
The Weyl functional calculus.
Room 101, Chemistry Building
Josefina Alvarez*, New Mexico State University
(8654746) 
Friday March 22, 1991, 1:10 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, II
Room 202, Chemistry Building

1:10 p.m.
Weighted inequalities for the Fourier transform.
H. Heinig, McMaster University
R. Johnson*, University of Maryland, College Park
(86542133) 
1:50 p.m.
On the continuity of solutions to certain elliptic equations.
Craig A. Nolder*, Florida State University
(86535131) 
2:30 p.m.
Some operators on the classical Hardy spaces.
Aristomenis Siskakis*, University of Thessaloniki, Greece and New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(8653059)

1:10 p.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 1:10 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Special Session on Approximation Theory, II
Room 205, Chemistry Building

1:10 p.m.
Subexponential growth of solutions of difference equations.
Doron S. Lubinsky, University of Witwatersrand, Republic of South Africa
Paul Nevai*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(8653996) 
1:40 p.m.
Zeros of orthogonal polynomials.
Vilmos Totik*, University of South Florida
(86533190) 
2:10 p.m.
Polynomials orthogonal on the unit circle with random reflection coefficients.
J. S. Geronimo*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(86530175) 
2:40 p.m.
On Markov's inequality on R for the Hermite weight.
X. Li*, University of Central Florida
R. N. Mohapatra, University of Central Florida
R. S. Rodriguez, University of Central Florida
(86541120) 
3:10 p.m.
Muntz theorem on closed sets with positive measure.
Peter Borwein, Dalhousie University
Tam\'as Erd\'elyi*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(86541124)

1:10 p.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 1:10 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Finite Groups and Related Topics, II
Room 130, Physics Building

1:10 p.m.
Nielsen separation: Distinct orbits of G(Q/Q) actions detected by representation theory.
Michael D. Fried*, University of California, Irvine
(86520179) 
1:40 p.m.
Extended generalized polygons.
Richard M. Weiss*, Tufts University
(8652078) 
2:10 p.m.
On loop rings and codes of nets.
G. Eric Moorhouse*, University of Wyoming
(8651779) 
2:40 p.m.
Projective planes with regular collineation group and a question of prime power.
Chat Yin Ho*, University of Florida
(86520122)

1:10 p.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 1:10 p.m.3:40 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Mathematical Physics, II
Room 118, Physics Building

1:10 p.m.
On the topology of black holes.
Gregory J. Galloway*, University of Miami
(86583167) 
1:50 p.m.
Control theory and centroaffine geometry.
Robert Gardner*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(86593102) 
2:30 p.m.
Geometry near the boundary of some YangMills moduli spaces.
David Groisser*, University of Florida
(8655376) 
3:10 p.m.
A bosonic version of the Krichever correspondence.
Mitchell Rothstein*, University of Georgia
(86535171)

1:10 p.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 1:10 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables, II
Room 109, Physics Building

1:10 p.m.
Contact geometry and CR structures on S^3.
John Bland*, University of Toronto
(8653268) 
1:40 p.m.
Holomorphic approximation of CR functions on tubular submanifolds of C^2.
Andre Boivin, University of Western Ontario
Roman Dwilewicz*, University of Warsaw, Poland
(8653242) 
2:10 p.m.
Informal Discussion

1:10 p.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 1:10 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Special Session on Probability on Algebraic and Topological Structures, II
Room 108, Physics Building

1:10 p.m.
Eigenvalue bounds on convergence to stationarity for nonreversible Markov chains, with an application to the exclusion process.
James Allen Fill*, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
(8656094) 
1:40 p.m.
Symmetries on random arrays and setindexed process.
Olav Kallenberg*, Auburn University, Auburn
(8656019) 
2:10 p.m.
Weak convergence of probability measures on semigroups.
Gregory Budzban*, Martin Marietta Aerospace, Orlando, Florida
(86560117)

1:10 p.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 1:10 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Fractal and Spectral Geometry, II
Room 101, Chemistry Building

1:10 p.m.
On negative dimensions for fractal sets and for multifractal measures.
Benoit B. Mandelbrot*, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York and Yale University
(86528186) 
1:50 p.m.
The Riemann zeta function and the onedimensional WeylBerry conjecture for fractal drums.
Michel Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Carl Pomerance*, University of Georgia
(8651173) 
2:30 p.m.
The Riemann hypothesis, vibrating fractal strings and the modified WeylBerry conjecture.
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Helmut Maier*, University of Georgia
(8651150) 
3:10 p.m.
Integration on continuously embedded manifolds.
Jenny Harrison*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(86558129) 
3:50 p.m.
Counting and distribution problems in fractal geometry.
Steven P. Lalley*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(86530181)

1:10 p.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 1:10 p.m.3:40 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Methods for Control Problems, II
Room 102, Chemistry Building

1:10 p.m.
Uniform decay rates for the solutions of semilinear wave equation with nonlinear boundary damping.
Irena Lasiecka*, University of Virginia
(8653558) 
1:50 p.m.
Rational approximations of infinite dimensional systems.
E. B. Lee*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(86549177) 
2:30 p.m.
A minimax problem for semilinear nonlocal competitive systems.
Suzanne Lenhart*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Vladimir Protopopescu, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee
Srdjan Stojanovic, University of Cincinnati
(8653514) 
3:10 p.m.
What's new in boundary control theory of PDE's.
Walter Littman*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(8653582)

1:10 p.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 1:10 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Hypergeometric Functions on Domains of Positivity, Jack Polynomials, and Applications, II
Room 105, Chemistry Building

1:10 p.m.
Operatorvalued Bessel functions on symmetric cones.
Hongming Ding, University of Vermont
Kenneth I. Gross*, University of Vermont
(86533152) 
1:50 p.m.
Finite field analogues of Bessel and Legendre functions for GL(n) and applications in graph theory.
Audrey Terras*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(8651103) 
2:30 p.m.
Identitites for generalized hypergeometric coefficients.
L. C. Biedenharn*, Duke University
(86533153) 
3:10 p.m.
Degenerate principal series on tube type domains.
Kenneth D. Johnson*, University of Georgia
(8652286) 
3:50 p.m.
A constant term orthogonality for the Jack symmetric functions.
Kevin W. J. Kadell*, Arizona State University
(86533154) 
4:30 p.m.
Variation on a theme of Macdonald.
G. J. Heckman, Catholic University, The Netherlands
R. Brussee, University of Leiden, The Netherlands
E. M. Opdam*, University of Leiden, The Netherlands
(8653325) 
5:10 p.m.
Associated continuous Hahn polynomials.
David R. Masson*, University of Toronto
(86533127)

1:10 p.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 1:10 p.m.3:35 p.m.
General Session
Room 120, Physics Building

1:10 p.m.
C^infinity functions with convergent Taylor series.
T. I. Ramsamujh*, Florida International University
(8650415) 
1:25 p.m.
On the constructions of designs.
D. K. RayChaudhuri, Ohio State University, Columbus
Tianbao Zhu*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(8650506) 
1:40 p.m.
On double stirling asymptotic formula.
R. Y. Song*, Florida State University
J. R. Quine, Florida State University
(8651112) 
1:55 p.m.
Some remarks on primal ideals of the polynomial ring and power series ring.
J. H. Kim*, East Carolina University
(8651357) 
2:10 p.m.
A new look at the rationals.
Anthony J. D'Aristotile*, State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh
Orrin Frink, Kennebunkport, Maine
(8651663) 
2:25 p.m.
On the number of conjugacy classes in finite groups.
Edward A. Bertram*, University of Hawaii, Manoa
(86520123) 
2:40 p.m.
Support points of subordination families.
Shelton Perera*, Union College
(86530135) 
2:55 p.m.
The solution of a boundary value problem for a differential equation of nth order in a weighted Lebesque class.
Salah A. Emara*, American University in Cairo, Egypt
(86534119) 
3:10 p.m.
Bound and tight extensions of a normed space.
N. V. Rao*, University of Toledo
(86546182) 
3:25 p.m.
Equivalent composition operators.
Randall K. CampbellWright*, University of Tampa
(8654762)

1:10 p.m.

Friday March 22, 1991, 1:40 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Issues in Biologically Motivated Computing, II
Room 104, Chemistry Building

1:40 p.m.
Emergent computation, genetic algorithms, and the immune system.
Stephanie Forrest*, University of New Mexico
(86568168) 
2:10 p.m.
Periodic behaviors of deterministic interactionless Lindenmayer systems.
Tom Head*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(86568166) 
2:40 p.m.
Evolution as a theme in artificial life.
David Jefferson*, University of California, Los Angeles
(86568165)

1:40 p.m.