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1993 Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Syracuse, NY, September 1819, 1993
Meeting #884
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Saturday September 18, 1993

Saturday September 18, 1993, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Potential Theory, I
Room 313, Carnegie Building

8:00 a.m.
The branched Schwarz lemma via circle packing.
Tomasz Dubejko, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Kenneth Stephenson*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(8843046)

8:30 a.m.
The commutator spectrum of a discrete two generator group.
F. W. Gehring*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
G. J. Martin, University of Auckland, New Zealand
(8843044)

9:00 a.m.
Quasiconformal manifolds.
Dennis Sullivan*, City College, City University of New York
(88453145)

9:30 a.m.
Locally conformally flat metrics.
Patricio U. Aviles*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8843182)

10:00 a.m.
Isoperimetric inequalities on the plane.
Roman Kosecki*, University of Alabama, Birmingham
(8843060)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 8:20 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, I
Room 219, Carnegie Building

8:20 a.m.
Apriori bounds for the support of a uniformly rotating white dwarf star.
S. Chanillo*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Y. Y. Li, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(8848504)

9:00 a.m.
L^p estimates on CR manifolds with a diagonalizable Levi form.
DerChen Chang*, University of Maryland, College Park
Charles Fefferman, Princeton University
(8844216)

9:40 a.m.
Pointwise convergence of wavelet expansions.
Susan Kelly, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
Mark Kon*, Boston University
Louise Raphael, Howard University
(8844165)

10:20 a.m.
A polar coordinates wavelettype expansion.
Jay Epperson, University of New Mexico
Michael Frazier*, Michigan State University
(8844143)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology, I
Room 300, Carnegie Building

8:30 a.m.
Relaxation and control over the circle.
Stratos Prassidis*, Vanderbilt University
Bruce Hughes, Vanderbitl University
(8845753)

9:15 a.m.
Approximate finiteness properties.
C. W. Stark*, University of Florida
(88457149)

10:00 a.m.
Controlled algebra and splitting assembly maps.
Gunnar Carlsson, Stanford University
Erik Kjaer Pedersen*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(88455168)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Problems Involving Polynomials, I
Room 208, Carnegie Building

8:30 a.m.
Improved algorithms for approximating complex polynomial zeros.
Victor Y. Pan*, Herbert H Lehman College, City University of New York
(88468121)

9:00 a.m.
Computing the continued fraction expansion of a real algebraic number.
Jeremy Johnson*, Drexel University
(88468118)

9:30 a.m.
Counting zeros and degrees of polynomial maps from^R^n to itself.
Moss Sweedler*, Cornell University
(88468124)

10:00 a.m.
Determinant formulas for the resultant.
A. Zelevinsky*, Northeastern University
J. Weyman, Northeastern University
(88412127)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 106, Physics Building

9:00 a.m.
Finding sparse systems of parameters.
David Eisenbud, Brandeis University
Bernd Sturmfels*, Cornell University
(8841308)

9:30 a.m.
Contractible threefolds with C*action.
Peter Russell*, McGill University,
(8841488)

10:00 a.m.
Resolution of singularities of a quasiexcellent Noetherian scheme.
Mark Spivakovsky*, University of Toronto
(88414106)

10:30 a.m.
Intersections of two quadrics, Clifford algebras and hyperellipic curves.
RagnarOlaf Buchweitz*, University of Toronto
(88414176)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 9:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
Session on Contributed Papers, I
Room 114, Carnegie Building

9:00 a.m.
On monotonic pairs of solid tori.
James R. Bozeman*, Lyndon State College, Vermont and Dartmouth College
(8845721)

9:15 a.m.
Torus pairs and Whitehead manifolds.
Gabriele M. Germann*, Dartmouth College
(8845722)

9:30 a.m.
Positive braids with a full twist are prime.
Michael C. Sullivan*, University of Texas, Austin
(8845741)

9:45 a.m.
Parametrization of pairs of transverse measured foliations without saddle connections on a compact surface.
Lev Slutskin*, New York, New York
(8845731)

10:00 a.m.
On automorphism groups of the ^4Sphere.
Duane Randall*, Loyola University
(88457166)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Topology, I
Room 104, Physics Building

9:30 a.m.
Suspension orders and Cartesian products.
Paul Silberbush*, Dartmouth College
(88455137)

10:00 a.m.
Homotopic nilpotency and LusternikSchnirelmann theory.
Octavian Cornea*, University of Rochester
(8845569)

10:30 a.m.
The unstable Adams spectral sequence of twostage Postnikov towers.
Kathryn Lesh*, University of Toledo
(88455159)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Finite Dimensional Algebras, I
Room 311, Carnegie Building

9:30 a.m.
New properties of almost split sequences.
Maurice Auslander*, Brandeis University
(8841606)

10:00 a.m.
Quotient categories of modules.
Jon F. Carlson*, University of Georgia
(8842019)

10:30 a.m.
Right approximations and functorial torsion theories.
Ron Gentle*, Eastern Washington University, Cheney
Gordana Todorov, Northeastern University
(8841898)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 9:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Probability, I
Room 316, Carnegie Building

9:30 a.m.
Subdiffusive fluctuations for internal diffusion limited aggregation.
Gregory F. Lawler*, Duke University
(8846040)

10:10 a.m.
The contact process on homogeneous trees.
Rinaldo Schinazi*, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
(8840551)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 9:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Lie Theoretic Methods in Mathematical Physics, I
Room 220, Carnegie Building

9:30 a.m.
Spinor construction of the c = 1/2 minimal model.
Alex J. Feingold*, State University of New York, Binghamton
John F. X. Ries, East Carolina University
(88417174)

10:10 a.m.
Global vertix operators on Riemann surfaces.
Yongchang Zhu*, California Institute of Technology
(8841793)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Global Analysis, I
Room 306, Carnegie Building

10:00 a.m.
On the harmonic mean curvature flow of surfaces.
Michael E. Gage*, University of Rochester
(88453160)

10:30 a.m.
A pinching and classification theorems for minimal submanifolds.
BangYen Chen*, Michigan State University
(8845323)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Minimal series representations and conformal symmetry.
Stolkin Auditorium, Physics Building
Alvany Rocha*, Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York
(88417177)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address

Saturday September 18, 1993, 2:40 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology, II
Room 300, Carnegie Building

2:40 p.m.
Transversality homology manifolds.
John Bryant, Florida State University
Washington Mio*, Florida State University
(88457163)

3:25 p.m.
Topological finiteness theorems in GromovHausdorff space.
Steven C. Ferry*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(88453171)

4:10 p.m.
Ends of Gmanifolds, I.
Frank Connolly, University of Notre Dame
Bogdan Vajiac*, University of Notre Dame
(8845776)

4:55 p.m.
Ends of Gmanifolds, II.
Frank Connolly*, University of Notre Dame
Bogdan Vajiac, University of Notre Dame
(8845777)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 2:40 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 106, Physics Building

2:40 p.m.
Uniform ArtinRees, BrianconSkoda, and resolution of singularities.
Craig Huneke*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8841384)

3:10 p.m.
Hilbert series and Betti numbers.
E. Graham Evans, Jr.*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8841889)

3:40 p.m.
Ramification in infinite integral extensions.
Shreeram S. Abhyankar, Purdue University, West Lafayette
William J. Heinzer*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8841370)

4:10 p.m.
Initial generators of Gorenstein ideals.
Matthew Miller*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
Rafael Villarreal, Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico
(8841329)

4:40 p.m.
On fat points and fat curves.
Karen A. Chandler*, University of Chicago
(88414150)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 2:40 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, II
Room 219, Carnegie Building

2:40 p.m.
The pin, the fin and the cone.
Gregory Verchota*, Syracuse University
Jill Pipher, Brown University
(88435175)

3:20 p.m.
Mixed boundary value problems for Laplace's equation in Lipschitz domains.
Russell M. Brown*, University of Kentucky
(8843554)

4:00 p.m.
Weighted norm estimates for some operators related to starlike sets.
Richard Wheeden*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(8844207)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 2:40 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Finite Dimensional Algebras, II
Room 311, Carnegie Building

2:40 p.m.
Algebras whose radicals have top trace filtrations.
I. \'Agoston, Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
V. Dlab*, Carleton University
E. Luk\'acs, Technical Univeristy, Budapest, Hungary
(8841671)

3:10 p.m.
Glueings of tilted algebras.
Ibrahim Assem*, University of Sherbrooke
Flavio Ulhoa Coelho, University of Sao Paulo, Brasil
(8841610)

3:40 p.m.
Divisible torsionfree modules for successor closed subcategories.
Andrew P. Dean*, Bishop's University
(88416108)

4:10 p.m.
Descriptions of some extensionless modules.
Frank Okoh*, Wayne State University
(8841661)

4:40 p.m.
A question on classical orders of finite global dimension.
James Kuzmanovich, Wake Forest University
Ellen Kirkman*, Wake Forest University
(8841696)

5:10 p.m.
Minimal prime ideals in the enveloping algebras of Lie superalgebras.
James Kuzmanovich*, Wake Forest University
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University
(8841697)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 2:40 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Potential Theory, II
Room 313, Carnegie Building

2:40 p.m.
Unique continuation for elliptic equations.
Tom Wolff*, University of California Berkeley
(88431114)

3:10 p.m.
Aharmonic tensors.
Craig A. Nolder*, Florida State University
(8843059)

3:40 p.m.
Estimates for solutions of pharmonic systems.
Emanuele DiBenedetto*, Northwestern University
(8843581)

4:10 p.m.
Topological properties of mappings with finite energy.
Vladim\u\i r \v Sver\'ak*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(8843078)

4:40 p.m.
A nonexistence result for the nLaplacian.
Tilak Bhattacharya*, Indian Statistical Institute, India
(8843180)

5:10 p.m.
Weakly elliptic systems with obstacle constraints.
David R. Adams*, University of Kentucky
(8843512)

5:40 p.m.
On very weak solutions of certain parabolic systems.
John Lewis*, University of Kentucky
(8843017)

6:10 p.m.
Capacities and harmonic measures for elliptic operators of nondivergence form.
JangMei Wu*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8843148)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 2:40 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Probability, II
Room 316, Carnegie Building

2:40 p.m.
Lim inf results for Gaussian samples and Chung's FLIL.
James Kuelbs*, University of Wisconsin, Madison and University of Delaware
Michael Talagrand, University of Paris, France
(8846005)

3:20 p.m.
Trimmed sums and the central limit theorem.
Daniel C. Weiner*, Boston University
(88460155)

4:00 p.m.
Stationary additive random fields indexed by sets.
Loren D. Pitt*, University of Virginia
(8846068)

4:40 p.m.
Gaussian chaos and functional LIL's for ItoWiener integrals.
Victor Goodman*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(8846083)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 2:40 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Special Session on Lie Theoretic Methods in Mathematical Physics, II
Room 220, Carnegie Building

2:40 p.m.
The generalization of KodairaSpencer deformation theory to the case of differential operators of higher order.
V. Schechtman*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(88417173)

3:20 p.m.
Homotopy lie algebra structures in conformal field theory.
Jim Stasheff*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Alexander A. Voronov, Princeton University
(88481147)

4:00 p.m.
Operadic formulation of topological vertex algebras and GerstenhaberBatalinVilkovisky algebras.
YiZhi Huang*, University of Pennsylvania
(8840885)

4:40 p.m.
A classification of type 1 vertex operator algebras.
Bong H. Lian*, University of Toronto
(88417178)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 2:45 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Session on Contributed Papers, II
Room 114, Carnegie Building

2:45 p.m.
Preimages of thin sets under inner functions.
G. T. Cargo*, Syracuse University
(88430107)

3:00 p.m.
Harmonic mappings and extremal quasiconformal extensions.
Shanshuang Yang*, University of California, Los Angeles
(8843087)

3:15 p.m.
Independent variables in electrodynamics.
Domina Eberle Spencer*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(8847863)

3:30 p.m.
Retarded potentials and Maxwell's equations.
Philip J. Mann*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(8847864)

3:45 p.m.
Characterization of spherical transform of functions and Schwartz multipliers on the Heisenberg group.
Tefera Worku*, State University of New York, Albany
(8844302)

4:00 p.m.
Hypoellipticity results in spaces of generalized distributions.
Jeffrey J. Ibbotson*, Merrimack College
(88435101)

4:15 p.m.
Nonrecursive functions, knots ``with thick ropes''and selfclenching ``thick''hyperspheres.
Alexander Nabutovsky*, University of Toronto
(8845338)

4:30 p.m.
Sufficient conditions for one domain to enclose another in the plane of constant curvature.
Jiazu Zhou*, Temple University
(8845301)

4:45 p.m.
L^pa theory of differential forms on manifolds.
Chad Scott*, Syracuse University
(88458165)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Topology, II
Room 104, Physics Building

3:00 p.m.
On the realizations of certain amodules and their properties.
Binhua Mao*, University of Rochester
(8845586)

3:30 p.m.
On the action of Steenrod squares on polynomial algebras.
Judith Silverman*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88455132)

4:00 p.m.
The functorial approach to ring and module spectra.
Anthony D. Elmendorf*, Purdue University, Calumet Campus
(88455135)

4:30 p.m.
Change of universe functors in equivariant stable homotopy theory.
L. Gaunce Lewis, Jr.*, Syracuse University
(88455136)

5:00 p.m.
Asymptotic calculations in the stable stems.
Igor Kriz*, Chicago University
(88455134)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Global Analysis, II
Room 306, Carnegie Building

3:00 p.m.
Weitzenbock formulas, isometric immersions, and integral homology vanishing theorems.
K. D. Elworthy, University of Warwick, England
Steven Rosenberg*, Boston University
(8845337)

3:30 p.m.
Extremal unit vector fields on 3sphere.
Jiangfan Li*, University of Pennsylvania
(8845303)

4:00 p.m.
Focal points and support functions in affine differential geometry.
Thomas E. Cecil*, College of the Holy Cross, Massachusetts
(8845311)

4:30 p.m.
A new isoperimetric estimate and applications to the Martin boundary.
Jianguo Cao*, Cornell University
(8845366)

Saturday September 18, 1993, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Computational Problems Involving Polynomials, II
Room 208, Carnegie Building

3:00 p.m.
Solving systems of real quadratic equations.
A. Barvinok*, Cornell University
(88468115)

3:30 p.m.
Counting curves over finite fields.
Joachim Von Zur Gathen*, University of Toronto,
(88468116)

4:00 p.m.
Complexity of solving systems of linear differential equations.
D. Yu Grigoriev*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(88468117)

4:30 p.m.
Current status of the sparse Nullstellensatz.
Paul Pedersen*, Cornell University
(88468122)
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