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1996 Fall Central Sectional Meeting
Columbia, MO, November 13, 1996
Meeting #916
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Saturday November 2, 1996

Saturday November 2, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 105, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Steven Dale Cutkosky, University of Missouri, Columbia dale@cutkosky.math.missouri.edu
Hema Srinivasan, University of Missouri, Columbia mathhs@mizzou1.missouri.edu

8:00 a.m.
Remarks on the Parametric Decomposition of Monomial Ideals
Kishor M. Shah*, Southwest Missouri State University
(91613219)

8:30 a.m.
Coefficient and Stable Ideals in Polynomial Rings
William J. Heinzer*, Purdue University
(91613124)

9:00 a.m.
Poicare' Series of Monomial Quotient Rings
Hara Charalambous*, SUNYAlbany
(91613234)

9:30 a.m.
Formulas for teh Betti numbers of monomial ideals.
John A. Eagon*, University of Minnesota
(91613194)

10:00 a.m.
Strongly CohenMacaulay modules
Daniel Katz, University of Kansas
Heath Martin*, University of Central Florida
(91613132)

10:30 a.m.
How to shell a monoid.
Victor Reiner, University of Minnesota
Irena Peeva*, University of California, Berkeley
Bernd sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley
(91613196)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems, II
Room 204, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Carmen C. Chicone, University of Missouri, Columbia carmen@chicone.cs.missouri.edu
Yuri D. Latushkin, University of Missouri, Columbia mathyl@mizzou1.bitnet

8:30 a.m.
Coevolution and FastSlow Dynamics
Alexander I. Khibnik*, Theory Center, Cornell University
Alexey S. Kondrashov, Section of Ecology and Systematics, Cornell University
(91658176)

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic Method in the Stability of Multiple Waves
XiaoBiao Lin*, North Carolina State University
(9163528)

9:30 a.m.
Dynamics of weakly coupled map lattices
Miaohua Jiang*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(9165879)

10:00 a.m.
Traveling waves in lattice dynamical systems.
W. A. Shen*, Auburn University
S.N. Chow, Georgia Tech
J. MalletParet, Brown University
(9163440)

10:30 a.m.
Stable chaotic waves for nonlinear hyperbolic PDEs.
Leonid Bunimovich*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(9163542)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Lie Groups and Physics, II
Room 210, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Victor A. Ginzburg, University of Chicago ginzburg@math.uchicago.edu
Yan Soibelman, Kansas State University soibelma@ihes.fr

8:30 a.m.
A braid group action on invariant forms.
Ben Cox*, Lulea University, Lulea, Sweden S971 87
(91622276)

9:20 a.m.
Infinite wedge representations and combinatorics.
Eugene Stern*, University of California, Berkeley
(91622272)

10:10 a.m.
Canonical basis and cohomologies of local systems.
Alexander Kirillov*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(91622274)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 223, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Dan Edidin, University of Missouri edidin@cantor.math.missouri.edu
Qi Zhang, University of Missouri qi@zhang.math.missouri.edu

8:30 a.m.
BuchsbaumRim sheaves and Gorenstein algebras
Juan C. Migliore, University of Notre Dame
Chris S. Peterson*, University of Notre Dame
(91614244)

9:00 a.m.
Vanishing theorems and syzygies for algebraic surfaces, CalabiYau threefolds and Fano varieties
Francisco J. Gallego, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Bangere P. Purnaprajna*, Oklahoma State University
(91614191)

9:30 a.m.
Reidertype theorems on normal surfaces
Vladimir Ma\c{s}ek*, Washington University in St. Louis
(9161493)

10:00 a.m.
Rigid Curves in Quintic Threefolds
Holger P. Kley*, University of Utah
(91614143)

10:30 a.m.
On the Clifford sequence of a general $k$gonal curve
Seonja Kim*, Chungnam Sanup University, Korea
(9161447)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics, II
Room 109, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Mark S. Ashbaugh, University of Missouri, Columbia mark@ashbaugh.math.missouri.edu

9:00 a.m.
Isoperimetric bounds for solutions of the heat equation and integrals of Green's functions
Rodrigo Ba\~nuelos*, Purdue University
(9163168)

9:30 a.m.
On the optimal placement of boundary conditions.
Steven J. Cox*, Rice University
Paul X. Uhlig, Rice University
(9163577)

10:00 a.m.
Some further results on gradient maximum principles.
L. E. Payne*, Cornell University
(9163550)

10:30 a.m.
Trace identities and universal eigenvalue estimates.
Evans M. Harrell,, III*, Georgia Institue of Technology
Joachim Stubbe, Forschungsinstitut f\"ur Mathematik, ETH, Z\"urich
(91647259)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Probability, II
Room 221, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Nakhle Habib Asmar, University of Missouri, Columbia mathna@mizzou1.bitnet
Stephen John MontgomerySmith, University of Missouri, Columbia mathsms@mizzou1.missouri.edu

9:00 a.m.
Recent Developments in LittlewoodPaley Theory
Kathryn E. Hare*, University of Waterloo
(9164235)

9:30 a.m.
Sidon sets and maximal ideal spaces of compact commutative hypergroups
Alan L. Schwartz*, University of MissouriSt. Louis
Olivier Gebuhrer, Universit\'e Louis Pasteur
(91643242)

10:00 a.m.
Characterizations of the Khinchin's inequalities for multilinear forms
Niandi Xiang*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(91660211)

10:30 a.m.
Sharp inequalities for orthogonal martingales under differential subordination
Gang Wang*, DePaul University
(9166045)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry, II
Room 114, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
John Kelly Beem, University of Missouri, Columbia mathjkb@mizzou1.missouri.edu
Adam D. Helfer, University of Missouri, Columbia dgsession@godel.math.missouri.edu

9:00 a.m.
Casimir Energies and Heat Kernel asymptotics
Matt Visser*, Washington University
(9168349)

9:30 a.m.
Quantum Ergodic Theory and NonCommutative Geometry
Gerard Emch*, University of Florida
(9165363)

10:00 a.m.
Homogeneous nonlinear sprays and connections.
Lilia Del Riego*, Zona Universitaria, Mexico
Phillip E.E. Parker, Wichita State University
(91653114)

10:30 a.m.
Examples of planar sprays
Phillip E. Parker*, Wichita State University
Lilia Del Riego, Zona Universitaria, Mexico
(91653115)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Gauge Theory and Its Interaction With Holomorphic and Symplectic Geometry,II
Room 117, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Stamatis A. Dostoglou, University of California, Santa Barbara
Jan Segert, University of Missouri, Columbia jan@segert.cs.missouri.edu
Shuguang Wang, University of Missouri, Columbia sw@wang.cs.missouri.edu

9:00 a.m.
A topological method to compute spectral flow
Dave R. Auckly*, University of California, Berkeley
(91653210)

9:30 a.m.
The SU(3) Generalized Casson's Invariants for 3manifolds
Hans U. Boden*, McMaster University
(91657255)

10:00 a.m.
Flat $SL_2{\bf C}$connections and the Kauffman Bracket Skein Module I
Doug Bullock*, Boise State University
(91657258)

10:30 a.m.
Flat $SL_2{\bf C}$connections and the Kauffman Bracket Skein Module II
Charles D. Frohman*, University of Iowa
(91657257)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory and Completely Integrable Systems, II
Room 208, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Fritz Gesztesy, University of Missouri, Columbia mathfg@mizzou1.missouri.edu

9:00 a.m.
KdV and Magri bracket
Thomas Kappeler*, OhioState University
Mihail Makarov, OhioState University
(9163533)

9:30 a.m.
Bispectal Darboux transformations
Alex Kasman*, Concordia University
Mitchell Rothstein, University of Georgia
(9165861)

10:00 a.m.
On Complete Integrability of Generalized Toda Flows
Michael I. Gekhtman*, University of Michigan
Michael Z. Shapiro, Royal Institute of Technology
(9165160)

10:30 a.m.
Some classes of solutions to the Toda lattice hierarchy
Harold Widom*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(9163591)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Classifying Spaces and Cohomology of Finite Groups, I
Room 119, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Alejandro Adem, University of Wisconsin adem@math.wisc.edu
Stewart B. Priddy, Northwestern University s_priddy@math.nwu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Sporadic geometries and homology approximations
Stephen D. Smith*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(91655233)

9:30 a.m.
Applications of eigenvalues and M\"obius functions to classifying spaces
John R. Martino*, Western Michigan University
Stewart B. Priddy, Northwestern University
(91655209)

10:00 a.m.
On the cohomology of split extensions of elementary abelian $2$groups
Stephen F. Siegel*, University of Mass.
(91620205)

10:30 a.m.
On the homotopy uniqueness problem for $p$completed classifying spaces of finite groups.
Ran Levi*, Northwestern University
(91655293)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Banach Spaces and Related Topics,II
Room 219, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Peter G. Casazza, University of Missouri, Columbia pete@casazza.cs.missouri.edu
N. J. Kalton, University of Missouri, Columbia mathnjk@mizzou1.bitnet

9:00 a.m.
Copies of $c_{0}$ and asymptotically isometric copies of $c_{0}$ in Banach spaces.
Patrick N Dowling*, Miami University
(91646208)

9:30 a.m.
On Banach spaces that contain $\ell_1$
S. J. Dilworth, University of South Carolina
Maria Girardi*, University of South Carolina
W. B. Johnson, Texas A\&M University
(91646183)

10:00 a.m.
Unconditional bases in $c_0$products
Nigel J. Kalton*, University of Missouri
Peter G. Casazza, University of Missouri
(91646154)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Recent Developments in the Cohomology of Finite groups
Arts and Science Building, Allen Auditorium
Alejandro Adem*, University of Wisconsin
(91620217)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Function Theory and Geometry on Covering Spaces
Arts and Science Building, Allen Auditorium
David E. Barrett*, University of Michigan
(91630216)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations and Mathematical Physics, III
Room 109, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Mark S. Ashbaugh, University of Missouri, Columbia mark@ashbaugh.math.missouri.edu

2:30 p.m.
A rearrangement inequality for integrals involving volumes of simplices.
Albert Baernstein, II*, Washington University
Eric Carlen, Georgia Institue of Technology
Michael Loss, Georgia Institue of Technology
(91626181)

3:00 p.m.
The Essential Spectrum of Relativistic MultiParticle Operators
Roger T. Lewis*, University of Alabama, Birmingham
Heinz Siedentop, Universitetet i Oslo, Norway
Simeon Vugalter, Radiophysical Research Inst. Russia
(91681186)

3:30 p.m.
Optimal smoothing and decay estimates for the two dimensional NavierStokes equation
Eric Carlen, Georgia Tech
Michael Peter Loss*, Georgia Tech
(91635129)

4:00 p.m.
Buckling eigenvalues for a clamped plate embedded in an elastic medium and related questions.
Bernhard Kawohl, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Howard A. Levine*, Iowa State University
Waldemar Velte, University of Wurzburg,Germany
(9163537)

4:30 p.m.
Zeta functions of Laplacians under mass normalization
Richard Snyder Laugesen*, Johns Hopkins University
(91635182)

5:00 p.m.
On Hydrodynamic Models of Semiconductor Devices
Dehua Wang*, University of Chicago
(9163564)

5:30 p.m.
Entire Large Solutions of Semilinear Elliptic Problems
Alan V. Lair, Air Force Institute of Technology
Aihua W. Shaker*, Air Force Institute of technology
(9163506)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Room 105, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Steven Dale Cutkosky, University of Missouri, Columbia dale@cutkosky.math.missouri.edu
Hema Srinivasan, University of Missouri, Columbia mathhs@mizzou1.missouri.edu

2:30 p.m.
Some recent progress in the monomial conjecture.
Sankar P. Dutta*, University of Illinois, Mathematics Department
(9161371)

3:00 p.m.
Factorizations Over Finite Fields
Shreeram S. Abhyankar*, Purdue University
(9161416)

3:30 p.m.
Generalized Puiseux Expansions And Their Galois Groups
Sanju Vaidya*, Mount Saint Mary College
(9161355)

4:00 p.m.
A Relative Filtration Index for Finite ring Extensions
Phillip Griffith*, University of Illinois
(91613232)

4:30 p.m.
Deformations of chains of modules
Keith Pardue*, Queen's University
(91613200)

5:00 p.m.
Extremal properties of Hilbert functions.
Vesselin Gasharov*, University of Michigan
(91613195)

5:30 p.m.
Cofinite modules and local cohomology
Donatella Delfino, University of Michigan
Thomas Marley*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(9161365)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 2:30 p.m.9:50 p.m.
Special Session on Lie Groups and Physics, III
Room 210, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Victor A. Ginzburg, University of Chicago ginzburg@math.uchicago.edu
Yan Soibelman, Kansas State University soibelma@ihes.fr

2:30 p.m.
Geometric singularities and enhanced Gauge symmetries.
Michael Bershadsky*, Harvard Univesity
(91622287)

3:20 p.m.
Generating functional and effective action in CFT on higher genus Riemann surfaces.
Leon Takhtajan*, SUNY, Stony Brook
(91622281)

4:10 p.m.
On the proof of the mirror conjecture for flag manifolds and complete intersections.
A. Givental*, University of California, Berkeley
(91622283)

5:00 p.m.
Quantum Schubert polynomials and GromovWitten invariants.
Alex Postnikov*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(91622275)

5:50 p.m.
Break

7:30 p.m.
Vertex operator algebras, quantum field theory and geometry.
Andrei Radul*, Howard University
(91622279)

8:20 p.m.
Deformation quantization and $[Q,R] = 0$ theorem.
Boris Tsygan*,
(91622268)

9:10 p.m.
Elliptic quantum groups and Bethe ansatz.
Aleksander Varchenko*, University of North Carolina
(91622288)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Probability, III
Room 221, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Nakhle Habib Asmar, University of Missouri, Columbia mathna@mizzou1.bitnet
Stephen John MontgomerySmith, University of Missouri, Columbia mathsms@mizzou1.missouri.edu

3:00 p.m.
The Bergman Projection of Unimodular functions
Richard Rochberg*, Washington University
(91646212)

3:30 p.m.
The martingale structure of the $n$dimensional BeurlingAhlfors transform
J. Lindeman, II*, Purdue University
(9166070)

4:00 p.m.
On the exact rate of decay of eigenfunctions in hornshaped domains.
Michael C. Cranston*, Univesity of Rochester
Yi Li, University of Rochester
(91635207)

4:30 p.m.
Inequalities for Randomly Stopped Continuous Time Processes.
Victor H. de la Pe\~na*, Columbia University
(9166085)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry,III
Room 114, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
John Kelly Beem, University of Missouri, Columbia mathjkb@mizzou1.missouri.edu
Adam D. Helfer, University of Missouri, Columbia dgsession@godel.math.missouri.edu

3:00 p.m.
Totally geodesic lightlike hypersurface of spacetime.
Krishan L. Duggal*, University of Windsor
(91653106)

3:30 p.m.
Volume Comparison Theorems on Lorentzian Manifolds
SeonBu Kim*, Chonnam National University, Korea
(9165348)

4:00 p.m.
A local version of topological censorship.
Gregory J. Galloway*, University of Miami
(91653235)

4:30 p.m.
Regularity of the Cosmological Time Function
Lars Andersson, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Gregory J. Galloway, University of Miami
Ralph Howard*, University of South Carolina.
(9165386)

5:00 p.m.
Naked strong curvature singularities in Szekeres spacetimes
Andrzej Krolak*, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
(91653116)

5:30 p.m.
Curvature homogeneous metrics and the redshift of light from remote sources
Victor Patrangenaru*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(9168387)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems, III
Room 204, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Carmen C. Chicone, University of Missouri, Columbia carmen@chicone.cs.missouri.edu
Yuri D. Latushkin, University of Missouri, Columbia mathyl@mizzou1.bitnet

3:00 p.m.
On the spectrum of the Euler equation.
Susan Friedlander*, University of IllinoisChicago
Misha Vishik, University of Texas
(9167659)

3:30 p.m.
Regularity in hydrodynamics of an ideal incompressible fluid
Misha Vishik*, University of Texas at Austin
(91634169)

4:00 p.m.
Spectral analysis of photonic bandgap structures
Peter Kuchment*,
Alex Figotin,
Leonid Kunyansky,
Igor Ponomaryov,
(9163534)

4:30 p.m.
Does a Quantum Particle Know the Time?
Lev Kapitanski*, Kansas State University
Igor Rodnianski, Kansas State University
(91635148)

5:00 p.m.
Vibrations of fractal drums and differential equations.
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of Californaia, Riverside
(91634202)

5:30 p.m.
Bifurcation to Lorenz attractors
Clark Robinson*, Northwestern University
(91634228)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Gauge Theory and Its Interaction With Holomorphic and Symplectic Geometry, III
Room 117, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Stamatis A. Dostoglou, University of California, Santa Barbara
Jan Segert, University of Missouri, Columbia jan@segert.cs.missouri.edu
Shuguang Wang, University of Missouri, Columbia sw@wang.cs.missouri.edu

3:00 p.m.
Essential surfaces in bounded 3manifolds
D. Cooper, University of California, Santa Barbara
D D. Long*, University of California, Santa Barbara
A W. Reid, University of Texas, Austin
(91658250)

3:30 p.m.
Floer homology of connect sums of Brieskhorn spheres.
Christopher M. Herald*, Swarthmore College
(91658188)

4:00 p.m.
Symplectic Invariants and Floer Homology
Darko Milinkovic*, University of Wisconsin,Madison
YongGeun Oh, Universityof Wisconsin, Madison
(91658252)

4:30 p.m.
Stability properties of monopoles
David M. Stuart*,
(91635213)

5:00 p.m.
DiscussionW. Li

5:30 p.m.
Computation formulas for monopole invariants for 3manifolds
Rongguang Wang*, HKUST, Hong Kong
(91653266)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory and Completely Integrable Systems,III
Room 208, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Fritz Gesztesy, University of Missouri, Columbia mathfg@mizzou1.missouri.edu

3:00 p.m.
Wave invariants and inverse spectral problems
Steve Zelditch*, Johns Hopkins Univ
(91681151)

3:30 p.m.
Scattering for a generalized Schr\"odinger equation.
Tuncay Aktosun*, North Dakota State University
(91634123)

4:00 p.m.
The second periodic eigenvalue and the AlikakosFusco conjecture.
Vassilis George Papanicolaou*, Wichita State University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
(9163407)

4:30 p.m.
On a Theorem of Hochstadt
Rudi Weikard*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(9163473)

5:00 p.m.
Coupling Constant Thresholds for Perturbed Periodic Operators
Martin Klaus*, Virginia Tech
Silvestro Fassari, Virginia Tech
(91634215)

5:30 p.m.
Inverse spectral problems for sectorial Stieltjes functions and nonselfadjoint Schrodinger operators on halfline.
Edurd R. Tsekanovskii*,
(9164705)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Classifying Spaces and Cohomology of Finite Groups, II
Room 119, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Alejandro Adem, University of Wisconsin adem@math.wisc.edu
Stewart B. Priddy, Northwestern University s_priddy@math.nwu.edu

3:00 p.m.
A Remark on Homological Localization
Guido Mislin*, Ohio State University
(91655159)

3:30 p.m.
The braid group of a graph
Henry H. Glover*, Ohio State University
(91655218)

4:00 p.m.
Cohomology of Central Extensions of Elementary Abelian 2Groups
Dikran B . Karagueuzian*, University of Wisconsin,Madison
(91620263)

4:30 p.m.
Classifying spaces and mod $p$ cohomology of some central extensions
Jill Dietz*, St. Olaf College
(91655199)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 3:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 223, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Dan Edidin, University of Missouri edidin@cantor.math.missouri.edu
Qi Zhang, University of Missouri qi@zhang.math.missouri.edu

3:00 p.m.
Symmetries of LittlewoodRichardson coefficients for flag varieties and Schubert polynomials
Frank Sottile*, MSRI and University of Toronto
Nantel Bergeron, York University, Ontario, and UQAM, Montr\'eal
(91614103)

3:30 p.m.
On extensions of the infinitesimal invariant of normal functions
Xian Wu*, University of South Carolina
(91614147)

3:30 p.m.
Equivariant intersection theory
Dan Edidin, University of Missouri
William A. Graham*, Institute for Advanced Study
(91614223)

4:20 p.m.
Break

4:45 p.m.
Affine Lines Fibered by Affine Lines over the Projective Line
David L. Wright*, Washington University in St. Louis
(91614134)

5:15 p.m.
Dimension of the Hilbert scheme of space curves.
Kyungho Oh,
Prabhakar Rao*, UMSt.Louis
(91614121)

5:45 p.m.
Hilbert functions of ``fat points''
Karen A. Chandler*, University of Notre Dame
(91614237)

6:15 p.m.
Homogeneous basis for an ideal
Tie Luo*, University of Texas at Arlington
Erol Yilmaz, University of Texas at Arlington
(91614158)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Banach Spaces and Related Topics, III
Room 219, General Classroom Building
Organizers:
Peter G. Casazza, University of Missouri, Columbia pete@casazza.cs.missouri.edu
N. J. Kalton, University of Missouri, Columbia mathnjk@mizzou1.bitnet

3:00 p.m.
A few more reasons for calculating the Fourier transform of a norm
Alexander Koldobsky*, University of Texas at San Antonio
(9164653)

3:30 p.m.
Ultrapowers, duality and semigroups of operators
Antonio MartinezAbejon*, University of Texas, Austin
Manuel Gonzalez, University Cantabria, Spain
(91646156)

4:00 p.m.
The Existence of ShapePreservingOperators with a Given Action
Michael Patrick Prophet*, Murray State University
(91646256)

4:30 p.m.
Contractive projections in symmetric spaces
Beata Randrianantoanina*, University of Texas, Austin
(91646135)

5:00 p.m.
Conjugate operators for finite maximal subdiagonal algebras.
Narcisse Randrianantoanina*, University of Texas,Austin
(91646130)

5:30 p.m.
On the complete continuity property types of Banach spaces.
Mangatiana A. Robdera*, University of Missouri
Paulette Saab, University of Missouri
(91646138)

Saturday November 2, 1996, 3:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
Contributed Papers
Room 217, General Classroom Building

3:00 p.m.
Fifth Hilbert problem and infinite  dimensional groups.
Boris S. Khots*,
(9162269)

3:15 p.m.
Loop algebras, gauge invariants and a new completely integrable system.
Stephanie F. Singer*, Haverford College
Malcolm Quinn,
(9162219)

3:30 p.m.
Initially deformed systems.
Ronald A. Knight*, Truman State University
(9165439)

3:45 p.m.
Weighted Poincare type inequalities
Ritva M. HurriSyrjanen*, Unversity of Helsinki
(9164658)
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