AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:09:30
1996 Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting
Baton Rouge, LA, April 1921, 1996
Meeting #911
Associate secretaries: Robert J Daverman, AMS daverman@math.utk.edu
Friday April 19, 1996

Friday April 19, 1996, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Real Algebraic Geometry and Ordered Algebraic Structures, IV
Room E113, Pleasant Hall
Organizers:
Charles N. Delzell, Louisiana State University
James Joseph Madden, Louisiana State University
Scott Woodward, Southern University

9:00 a.m.
Classification of real algebraic curves on toric varieties.
Anatoly Korchagin*, Administrators for the Professions, Brooklyn, New York
(91113268) 
9:30 a.m.
Topological control of spatial real algebraic surfaces.
Benoit Chevallier*, University Toulouse le Mirail, France
(9111466) 
10:00 a.m.
Rokhlin conjecture and quotients of real algebraic surfaces by complex conjugation.
Sergey Mikhailovich Finashin*, Middle East Technical University, Turkey
(9111458) 
10:30 a.m.
Rigid isotopies of real algebraic curves on a hyperboloid.
Victor Ivanovich Zvonilov*, Syktyvkar University, Russia
(9111457) 
11:00 a.m.
Combinatorial patchworking real algebraic surfaces.
I. V. Itenberg*, University of Rennes I, France
(9111486) 
11:30 a.m.
On the decomposing algebraic curves.
G. M. Polotovskii*, Nizhny Novgorod University, Russia
(91114103)

9:00 a.m.

Friday April 19, 1996, 12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium, HoweRussell Geoscience Complex Building 
Friday April 19, 1996, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Opening Remarks
Room E130, HoweRussell Geoscience Complex Building
Geography of smooth $4$manifolds.
Room E130, HoweRussell Geoscience Complex Building
Ronald A. Fintushel*, Michigan State University
(9115701) 
Friday April 19, 1996, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on LowDimensional Topology, I
Room 124, A. P. Tureaud Building
Organizers:
Patrick M. Gilmer, Louisiana State University
Rick Litherland, Louisiana State University
Neal W. Stoltzfus, Louisiana State University

2:15 p.m.
Average bending of convex hull boundaries.
Martin J. Bridgeman*, Loyola University
(91158255) 
2:45 p.m.
Knot groups, representations and symbolic dynamics.
Daniel S. Silver*, University of South Alabama
Susan Gayle Williams, University of South Alabama
(91157224) 
3:15 p.m.
Knot inversion and the isometry groups of hyperbolic $3$manifolds.
Wilbur Whitten*, Lynchburg, Virginia
(9115736) 
3:45 p.m.
$4$manifolds are quotients of $R^4$.
Donald D. Lawrence*, University of New Orleans
(9115795) 
4:15 p.m.
An extremal property of Rohklin's inequality for real algebraic curves.
Steve Paris*, Northeast Louisiana University
(9115576) 
4:45 p.m.
On the homology of branched cyclic covers of knots.
Wayne H. Stevens*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(91157220)

2:15 p.m.

Friday April 19, 1996, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Fluid Dynamics
Room 104, A. P. Tureaud Building
Organizers:
Jerome A. Goldstein, Louisiana State University
Michael Mudi Tom, Louisiana State University

2:15 p.m.
Boussinesq systems for the twoway propagation of water waves.
Jerry L. Bona*, University of Texas, Austin
(91176210) 
2:45 p.m.
Ideal magnetofluid turbulence in two dimensions.
Richard Jordan*, Carnegie Mellon University
(91176158) 
3:15 p.m.
Stationary solutions of the Benjamin equation.
John P. Albert*, University of Oklahoma
Jerry L. Bona, University of Texas, Austin
Juan Mario Restrepo, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois
(91135206) 
3:45 p.m.
On some nonlinear dispersive equations.
Mi Ai Park*, Seoul National University, Korea
(9113594) 
4:15 p.m.
Computations of selfsimilar blowup solutions of the generalized Kortewegde Vries Equation.
Daniel B. Dix*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
William R. McKinney, North Carolina State University
(91135199) 
4:45 p.m.
Informal discussion

2:15 p.m.

Friday April 19, 1996, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory and Quadratic Forms, I
Room 203, A. P. Tureaud Building
Organizers:
Jurgen Hurrelbrink, Louisiana State University
Jorge F. Morales, Louisiana State University
Robert V. Perlis, Louisiana State University
Paul B. Van Wamelen, Louisiana State University

2:15 p.m.
Growth of number of spinor genera in ${\bf Z}_p$extensions.
Wai Kiu Chan*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(91111239) 
2:45 p.m.
Normsets and factorization properties of rings of integers.
James Barker Coykendall, IV*, Lehigh University
(9111117) 
3:15 p.m.
The zeta function of Burkhardt's quartic.
Jerome William Hoffman*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Steven H. Weintraub, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(9111119) 
3:45 p.m.
Number of solutions of a pair of quadratic forms over a finite field.
Laura Mann Schueller*, University of Kentucky
(91111241) 
4:15 p.m.
Stark units for totally real cubic fields.
Brett A. Tangedal*, University of Vermont
(9111130) 
4:45 p.m.
Wittkernels for elliptic and hyperelliptic curves.
Jonathan Shick*, Loyola University
(91111240) 
5:15 p.m.
On certain corestriction principles.
Nguyen Quoc Thang*, McMaster University
(9111131)

2:15 p.m.

Friday April 19, 1996, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Its Applications, I
Room 105, A. P. Tureaud Building
Organizers:
HuiHsiung Kuo, Louisiana State University
Ambar Niel Sengupta, Louisiana State University

2:15 p.m.
$L^p$estimates for stochastic integrals.
Klaus R. Bichteler*, University of Texas, Austin
(91160162) 
2:45 p.m.
Area nullification of singular Levy flow.
Dhandapani Kannan*, University of Georgia
(9116029) 
3:15 p.m.
A Harnack inequality for difference operators on groups.
Kanji Ichihara*, Nagoya University, Japan
(9116077) 
3:45 p.m.
A lattice approximation to the super process.
P. Sundar*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
A. Bose, Carleton University
(91160113) 
4:15 p.m.
On $SDE$'s with boundary conditions.
Arturo KohatsuHiga*, Kyoto University, Japan
(9116012) 
4:45 p.m.
Expectations for nonreversible Markov chains.
Ian H. Dinwoodie*, Tulane University
(9116010)

2:15 p.m.

Friday April 19, 1996, 2:15 p.m.4:35 p.m.
Special Session on Rings and Modules, I
Room 206, A. P. Tureaud Building
Organizers:
Ellen E. Kirkman, Wake Forest University
Dan Zacharia, Syracuse University

2:15 p.m.
Tilting modules over splitbynilpotent extensions.
Ibrahim Assem*, University of Sherbrooke
Nikolaos P. Marmaridis, University of Ioannina, Greece
(9111637) 
2:45 p.m.
On regular rings with stalks artinian.
Walter D. Burgess*, University of Ottawa
Robert Raphael, Concordia University
(9111605) 
3:15 p.m.
Generic modules for domestic algebras.
Andrew P. Dean*, Bishop's University
Ibrahim Assem, University of Sherbrooke
(91116232) 
3:45 p.m.
Standard decompositions of algebras.
Vlastimil Dlab*, Carleton University
(91116244) 
4:15 p.m.
Hereditary torsion theory counter equivalences.
Robert R. Colby, University of Hawaii, Honolulu
Kent R. Fuller*, University of Iowa
(91116153)

2:15 p.m.

Friday April 19, 1996, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, I
Room 125, A. P. Tureaud Building
Organizers:
Stephen G. Brick, University of South Alabama
Jon M. Corson, University of Alabama
Barry S. Spieler, BirminghamSouthern College

2:15 p.m.
Elements of finitely generated groups which belong to no proper tree factor.
John R. Stallings*, University of California, Berkeley
(9112042) 
2:45 p.m.
Branched coverings of cubical complexes and subgroups of hyperbolic groups.
Noel Patrick Brady*, University of Utah
(9112075) 
3:15 p.m.
Remarks on some triangles of finite groups.
Roger C. Alperin*, San Jose State University
(91120166) 
3:45 p.m.
Embedded planes and torsion free subgroups of finite index in triangles of groups.
Paul R. Brown*, University of California, Berkeley
(9112039) 
4:15 p.m.
Finite covering spaces of graphs.
Daniel Wise*, Princeton University
(91120250) 
4:45 p.m.
Nonpositively curved piecewise Euclidean structures on hyperbolic manifolds.
Gabor Moussong, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
Ruth M. Charney*, Ohio State University, Columbus
Michael W. Davis, Ohio State University, Columbus
(91153194)

2:15 p.m.

Friday April 19, 1996, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Real Analytic Geometry and oMinimal Structures, I
Room 120, A. P. Tureaud Building
Organizers:
Chris Miller, University of Illinois, Chicago
Lou P. van den Dries, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign

2:15 p.m.
Are there any best Riemannian structures on a given compact differentiable manifold?
Alexander Nabutovsky*, University of Toronto
(9115333) 
2:45 p.m.
Real analyticity stratifications, desingularization, and optimal control.
Hector J. Sussmann*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(91132126) 
3:15 p.m.
Complexity of the frontier and closure of semipfaffian sets and quantifier simplification for semipfaffian expressions.
Andrei Gabrielov*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(91114119) 
3:45 p.m.
Subpfaffian sets.
Zbigniew Hajto*, CRM, Institut d'Estudis Catalans, Spain
(91114198) 
4:15 p.m.
A new model complete and ominimal expansion of the real field.
Lou P. van den Dries, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Patrick U. Speissegger*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(9110350) 
4:45 p.m.
Yet another extension of Tamm's theorem.
Chris Miller*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(91114118)

2:15 p.m.

Friday April 19, 1996, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Finite Groups, Algebraic Groups, and Lie Algebras, I
Room 205, A. P. Tureaud Building
Organizers:
Cornelius Pillen, University of South Alabama
Randall R. Holmes, Auburn University, Auburn

2:15 p.m.
The principal block of a restricted Lie algebra.
Jorg Feldvoss*, Florida Atlantic University
(91117146) 
2:45 p.m.
Nonperiodic AuslanderReiten components of reduced enveloping algebras.
Rolf Farnsteiner*, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
(9112289) 
3:15 p.m.
Modular representations of Chevalley groups and finite projective geometry.
Peter Sin*, University of Florida
(9112071) 
3:45 p.m.
Affine schemes, irreducible characters of finite groups, and the Green correspondence.
Harald E. Ellers*, Northern Illinois University
George F. Seelinger, Northern Illinois University
(91120115) 
4:15 p.m.
Stability of decomposition numbers for finite Chevalley groups.
Leonard Chastkofsky*, University of Georgia
(91120143) 
4:45 p.m.
Representations of Lie algebras.
Iaroslav S. Kryliouk*, University of Saskatchewan
(91117251)

2:15 p.m.

Friday April 19, 1996, 2:15 p.m.4:35 p.m.
Special Session on Fixed Point Theory and Dynamical Systems, I
Room 127, A. P. Tureaud Building
Organizers:
Michael R. Kelly, Loyola University

2:15 p.m.
The topology of the boundaries of Siegel disks of polynomials.
James T. Rogers, Jr.*, Tulane University
(9115898) 
2:45 p.m.
Dynamically defined function spaces.
Paul A. Fabel*, Mississippi State University
(91157161) 
3:15 p.m.
A proof of the Arnold conjecture for homeomorphisms of orientable two dimensional closed manifolds.
Edward E. Slaminka*, Auburn University, Auburn
(91158254) 
3:45 p.m.
Parametrized fixed point theory.
Ross Geoghegan*, State University of New York, Binghamton
Andrew J. Nicas, McMaster University
(9115588) 
4:15 p.m.
On expanding endomorphisms of infranilmanifolds.
Kyung Bai Lee*, University of Oklahoma
(91199269)

2:15 p.m.

Friday April 19, 1996, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
Special Session on Asymptotic Behavior of Difference Equations with Applications, I
Room 109, A. P. Tureaud Building
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University, San Antonio
Vlajko Lj Kocic, Xavier University of Louisiana

2:25 p.m.
Traveling waves in lattice dynamical systems.
ShuiNee Chow*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(9113523) 
2:45 p.m.
Asymptotic stability in linear Volterra difference equation.
Saber N. Elaydi*, Trinity University
Satoru Murakami, Okayama University, Japan
(91139159) 
3:15 p.m.
Asymptotic solutions to discrete Coulomb equations.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(9113959) 
3:45 p.m.
Open problems and conjectures.
Gerasimos Ladas*, University of Rhode Island
(9113963) 
4:15 p.m.
Boundedness and persistence of solutions of the nonautonomous Lyness and Max equation.
Edward A. Grove*, University of Rhode Island
Candace Marie Kent, University of Rhode Island
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
(91139265) 
4:45 p.m.
Positive solutions for nonlinear difference equations.
Johnny L. Henderson*, Auburn University, Auburn
(91139173) 
5:15 p.m.
Periodic solutions in discrete intraspecific competition models with age structure.
Jia Li*, University of Alabama, Huntsville
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University
(91139259) 
5:45 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of discretized SturmLiouville eigenvalue problems.
Martin J. Bohner*, University of Hohenheim, Germany
(91139201)

2:25 p.m.