AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:09:48
1998 Spring Central Section Meeting
Manhattan, KS, March 2728, 1998
Meeting #932
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Friday March 27, 1998

Friday March 27, 1998, 7:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Front Entrance Lobby, Cardwell Hall 
Friday March 27, 1998, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Quantum Groups and Applications, I
Room 129, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Ya S. Soibelman, Kansas State University soibel@math.ksu.edu
Volodymyr V. Lyubashenko, Kansas State University lub@math.ksu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Decomposition numbers for Hecke algebras at roots of unity.
Fred Goodman*, University of Iowa
(93216240) 
8:45 a.m.
Lattice Gauge Field Theory Based on a Quantum Group and Deformation Quantization.
Doug Bullock, Boise State University
Charles Frohman*, The University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska, Boise State University
(93222189) 
9:30 a.m.
CremmerGervais quantum groups.
Timothy J Hodges*, University of Cincinnati
(93216167) 
10:15 a.m.
Invariants of links and three manifolds related with quantum and classical Lie superalgebra $osp(12)$.
Arkady Vaintrob*, New Mexico State University
(93257185)

8:00 a.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Quantum Topology, I
Room 130, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
David N. Yetter, Kansas State University dyetter@math.ksu.edu
Louis Crane, Kansas State University crane@math.ksu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discussion 
8:45 a.m.
Kauffman bracket skein modules and the noncommutative torus.
Razvan Gelca*, University of Michigan
Charles Frohman, University of Iowa
(93257106) 
9:30 a.m.
Vassiliev's knot invariants and the lower central series of the pure braid groups.
Theodore B Stanford*, US Naval Academy
(93257194) 
10:15 a.m.
The Kauffman Bracket Skein Module at Roots of Unity, and Reduced Observables.
Doug Bullock, Boise State University
Charles Frohman*, The University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska, Boise State University
(93257188)

8:00 a.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Integrable Systems and their Applications, I
Room 143, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Kirill L. Vaninsky, Kansas State University vaninsky@math.ksu.edu

8:00 a.m.
KdV and Inverse Scattering; a Nonlinear Fourier Transform.
Bjorn Birnir*, UC San Diego
(9328296) 
8:45 a.m.
Correlations Between Zeros of a Random Polynomial.
Pavel Bleher*, Purdue U at Indianapolis
(9323098) 
9:30 a.m.
Integrability with Tori of Arbitrary Dimension.
Oleg I. Bogoyavlenskij*, Mathematics, Queen's Univ., Kingston, Canada
(9323432) 
10:15 a.m.
Elliptic AlgebroGeometric Solutions of the AKNS Hierarchy.
Friedrich Gesztesy*, University of MissouriColumbia
Rudi Weikard, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(9323537)

8:00 a.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Common Room, Cardwell Hall 
Friday March 27, 1998, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations and Inverse Problems, I
Room 122, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Alexander G. Ramm, Kansas State University ramm@math.ksu.edu

8:30 a.m.
The Pompeiu problem.
Alexander G Ramm*, Kansas State University
(9323529) 
9:00 a.m.
A priori bounds and multiple solutions for superlinear indefinite elliptic problems.
Julian LopezGomez*, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
(9323538) 
9:30 a.m.
On the existence of positive solutions for general sublinear cooperative elliptic systems.
Marcela MolinaMeyer*, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
(9323539) 
10:00 a.m.
Uniqueness for inverse electromagnetic problems in the class of nonsmooth domains .
Dorina I Mitrea, University of Missouri
Marius S Mitrea*, University of Missouri
(9323531)

8:30 a.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 8:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Pictorial Methods in Low Dimensional Topology, I
Room 120, Ackert Hall
Organizers:
David R. Auckly, University of California Berkeley dav@math.berkeley.edu

8:30 a.m.
Totally Linked Positive Braids Realize the Braid Index.
Charles I Delman*, Eastern Illinois University
Joseph Nolan, Eastern Illinois University
(93257192) 
9:15 a.m.
Computing the CassonWalkerLescop invariant and an associated polynomial invariant of links.
Jeff Johannes*, Indiana University
(9325775) 
10:00 a.m.
Lefschetz fibrations and 3fold branched covering spaces.
Terry Fuller*, University of California, Irvine
(9325761)

8:30 a.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory of Lie Algebras, Algebraic Groups and Quantum Groups, I
Room 103, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Zongzhu Lin, Kansas State University zlin@math.ksu.edu
Daniel Ken Nakano, Utah State University nakano@math.usu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Central extensions of Frobenius kernels and their representations.
Dmitriy A. Rumynin*, University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
(93217158) 
9:00 a.m.
Simple nonrestricted modules for restricted Cartantype Lie algebras.
Randall R. Holmes*, Auburn University
(93217132) 
9:30 a.m.
Tame and RepresentationFinite Blocks of Enveloping Algebras.
Rolf X Farnsteiner*, Universit\"{a}t Bielefeld, SFB 343, Postfach 10 01 31, 33501 Bielefeld, Germany
(9321665) 
10:00 a.m.
Indecomposable modules over classical Lie algebras.
Daniel K Nakano, Utah St. University
David R Pollack*, Queen's University
(93217103) 
10:30 a.m.
Nonrestricted representations of the Lie algebra of type $G_2$.
James E. Humphreys*, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
(9321779)

8:30 a.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Linear Operators and Holomorphic Function Spaces, I
Room 120, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
V. V. Peller, Kansas State University peller@math.ksu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Applications of MatrixValued Herglotz Functions.
Eduard Tsekanovskii*, University of MissouriColumbia
Friedrich Gesztesy, University of MissouriColumbia
(9324740) 
9:00 a.m.
A uniqueness property for functions with sparse spectrum.
Alexei B Aleksandrov*, Kansas State University
(93242156) 
9:30 a.m.
Analytic capacity and singular integral operators on nonhomogeneous spaces.
Serguei Treil*, Michigan State University
(93247143) 
10:00 a.m.
Approximation of CauchyType Integrals in MultiplyConnected Domains by Rational Functions with Preassigned Poles.
Genrikh Ts Tumarkin*, Retired Professor
(93230129) 
10:30 a.m.
Approximation by Analytic Functions in the Integral Metric.
Fernando PerezGonzalez, Universidad de La Laguna
Dmitry Khavinson*, University of Arkansas
Harold S. Shapiro, Royal Institute of Technology
(9323050)

8:30 a.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups and Geometry, I
Room 146, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Ernest E. Shult, Kansas State University shult@math.ksu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Towards a Theory of Flocks of Cones.
William E Cherowitzo*, University of Colorado at Denver
(9325147) 
9:00 a.m.
Generalized Quadrangles with Parameters (q+1, q1) .
M A Miller*, Univ. Colo  Denver
Stan E Payne, Univ. Colo  Denver
(9325142) 
9:30 a.m.
On the ovoids in the orthogonal space of type $O_6^+(8)$.
Athula D Gunawardena*, Wayne State College
John Fuelberth, Wayne State College
David Shaffer, Wayne State College
(93251223) 
10:00 a.m.
$c$extensions of $P$geometries.
Corinna Wiedorn*, :MartinLuther Universit\"at, Halle, Germany
(9322063) 
10:30 a.m.
Higher order buildings as $\Bbb{Z} \times \Bbb{Z}$buildings.
Curtis D. Bennett*, Bowling Green State University
(9322090)

8:30 a.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics Education and the Internet, I
Room 102, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Andrew G. Bennett, Kansas State University bennett@math.ksu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Mathwright Library: Interactive Math Workbooks on the Web.
Ladnor Geissinger*, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(93298202) 
9:30 a.m.
Interactive Mathematical Documents via the IBM techexplorer Hypermedia Browser.
Robert S. Sutor*, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Samuel S. Dooley, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
(93298199) 
10:00 a.m.
What can be done to improve the learning of undergraduate mathematics students.
J. J. Uhl*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(93298154) 
10:30 a.m.
Teaching at a Distance.
Deborah HughesHallett*, Harvard University
(93298153)

9:00 a.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Problems, I
Room 131, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Lev Kapitanski, Kansas State University levkapit@math.ksu.edu
Eugene Wayne, Pennsylvania State University

9:00 a.m.
Global existence and global nonexistence of solutions of the Cauchy problem for a nonlinearly dampedwave equation.
Howard A. Levine*, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011
S. R. Park, Kiemung University, Teagu, Korea
James B. Serrin, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455
(93235135) 
9:30 a.m.
Nonlinearity versus linearity in ridge approximation.
Konstantin I. Oskolkov*, Department of Mathematics, USC
(93241163) 
10:00 a.m.
Optimal heat kernel estimates for Schr\"odinger operators with magnetic fields in two dimensions.
Michael P Loss*, School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech, Atlanta GA, 303320160
Bernd Thaller, Institut fuer Mathematik, Universitaet Graz, Austria
(9328189) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion

9:00 a.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Cohomology of Finite Groups, I
Room 145, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
John S. Maginnis, Kansas State University maginnis@math.ksu.edu
Stephen F. Siegel, University of Massachusetts siegel@math.umass.edu

9:00 a.m.
Connective complex kcohomology rings of finite groups.
Robert R Bruner*, Wayne State University
(93255126) 
9:30 a.m.
The Lower Algebraic $K$theory of Prime Triangle Groups in $PSL_2(R)$.
Ethan Berkove, United States Military Academy
Daniel JuanPineda, Instituto De Mathem\'aticasUnidad Morelia
Kimberly Pearson*, Valparaiso University
(9321992) 
10:00 a.m.
Periodicity in cohomology and free and proper actions on $R^(n)xS^(m)$.
Olympia Talelli*, Univ. of Athens
(9322010) 
10:30 a.m.
The $p$completion of a classifying space.
Robert Lakatos*, Western Michigan University
John Martino, Western Michigan University
(9325594)

9:00 a.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Abstract Harmonic Analysis, I
Room 106, Ackert Hall
Organizers:
Sadahiro Saeki, Kansas State University saeki@math.ksu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Random weighted Sidon sets for compact groups.
Katherine M. Adams, Univ. of Missouri  Rolla
David E. Grow*, Univ. of Missouri  Rolla
(93243219) 
9:30 a.m.
Transference of Weaktype Estimates for $H^1$.
Brian P Kelly*, Northeast Louisiana University
Annela R Kelly, Northeast Louisiana University
(93243190) 
10:00 a.m.
Jensen's Inequality for Vectorvalued Functions on a Compact Abelian Group.
Annela R Kelly*, Northeast Louisiana University
Brian P Kelly, Northeast Louisiana University
(93243187) 
10:30 a.m.
$L^p$boundedness of a singular integral operator.
AbdelNaser J. AlHasan*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
Dashan Fan, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(9324388)

9:00 a.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Lie Groups, Algebraic Groups: Their Arithmetic and Representation Theory, I
Room 144, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Gopal Prasad, University of MichiganAnn Arbor gprasad@math.lsa.umich.edu

9:00 a.m.
Algebraic Ktheory of arithmetic groups with applications in geometric topology.
Boris Goldfarb*, Stanford University
(93222117) 
9:30 a.m.
Compactifications of symmetric and locally symmetric spaces.
Armand Borel, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Lizhen Ji*, University of Michigan
(93222102) 
10:15 a.m.
Applications of the theory of types to harmonic analysis.
Colin J Bushnell, Kings College, London
Guy Henniart, Univ. Paris Sud
Phil Kutzko*, Univ of Iowa
(93222213)

9:00 a.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Numerical Analysis and Computational Mathematics, I
Room 116, Ackert Hall
Organizers:
Qisu Zou, Kansas State University zou@math.ksu.edu
Huanan Yang, Kansas State University hyang@math.ksu.edu

10:00 a.m.
A Local Extrapolation Method for ENO Schemes.
Huanan Yang*, Department of Mathematics, Kansas State University
(93265142) 
10:30 a.m.
The use of conservative schemes for a numerical solution to Boltzmann equation.
Andrei V Shcheprov*, Kansas State University
(93265217)

10:00 a.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Congruence subgroup problem: Computation of the metaplectic kernel.
Room 101, Cardwell Hall
Gopal Prasad*, University of MichiganAnn Arbor 
Friday March 27, 1998, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Euler equations of fluid motion and wavelets.
Room 101, Cardwell Hall
Mikhail Vishik*, University of Texas at Austin 
Friday March 27, 1998, 2:30 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Special Session on Pictorial Methods in Low Dimensional Topology, II
Room 120, Ackert Hall
Organizers:
David R. Auckly, University of California Berkeley dav@math.berkeley.edu

2:30 p.m.
Dehn surgery with nondegenerate boundary slope rows.
Xingru Zhang*, Oklahoma State University
(93257118) 
3:30 p.m.
Simple manifolds and Dehn fillings.
Cameron McA Gordon, University of Texas at Austin
YingQing Wu*, University of Iowa
(93257105) 
4:30 p.m.
Counting genus and tunnel number .
Martin G Scharlemann, UCSB
Jennifer C Schultens*, EMory University
(9325723)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 2:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Problems, II
Room 131, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Lev Kapitanski, Kansas State University levkapit@math.ksu.edu
Eugene Wayne, Pennsylvania State University

2:30 p.m.
Asymptotic structures in nonlinear wave equations.
Jerry L. Bona*, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712
(93235232) 
3:00 p.m.
Stability of traveling waves in birefringent fiber optics.
Keith S Promislow*, Simon Fraer University
Yi A Li, U. of Minnesota
(93235124) 
3:30 p.m.
Evans function analysis in the essential spectrum.
Robert A. Gardner*, Mathematics Department, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003
(93235136) 
4:00 p.m.
Geometry of singular solutions and selfreplicating pulses in the 1D GrayScott model.
Tasso J. Kaper*, Boston University
(93235149) 
4:30 p.m.
Longtime asymptotics for the KuramotoSivashinsky equation in a circular domain.
Vladimir V Varlamov*, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
(9323553) 
5:00 p.m.
Discussion

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory of Lie Algebras, Algebraic Groups and Quantum Groups, II
Room 103, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Zongzhu Lin, Kansas State University zlin@math.ksu.edu
Daniel Ken Nakano, Utah State University nakano@math.usu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Tensor categories arising from semisimple Lie algebras.
Jan Paradowski*, UMass, Amherst
(93220115) 
3:00 p.m.
Generic Patterns for Extensions of Simple Modules for Finite Chevalley Groups.
Cornelius Pillen*, University of South Alabama
(93220172) 
3:30 p.m.
Polynomial Representations of Chevalley Groups and Quantized Enveloping Algebras.
Stephen R Doty*, Loyola Univ. Chicago
(93220216) 
4:00 p.m.
Results related to the semisimplicity of modules for finite Chevalley groups.
George Joseph McNinch*, University of Notre Dame
(93220243) 
4:30 p.m.
On tensor products of the irreducible representations of GL(n) in positive characteristic.
Alexander S. Kleshchev*, University of Oregon
(9322041) 
5:00 p.m.
Generic Representation Theory.
Ed Cline*, AMS
Brian Parshall, AMS
Leonard Scott, AMS
(93220180) 
5:30 p.m.
On the Cohomology of Finite General Linear Groups in Nondescribing Characteristic.
Brian J Parshall*, Department of Mathematics
(93220211)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 2:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Abstract Harmonic Analysis, II
Room 106, Ackert Hall
Organizers:
Sadahiro Saeki, Kansas State University saeki@math.ksu.edu

Friday March 27, 1998, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Groups and Geometry, II
Room 146, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Ernest E. Shult, Kansas State University shult@math.ksu.edu

2:30 p.m.
The Permutation modules for $\hbox{GL}(n+1,\mathbb F_q)$ acting on $\mathbb P^n(\mabb F_q)$ and ${\mathbb F_q}^{n+1}$.
Matthew K Bardoe, None
Peter K Sin*, University of Florida
(9322034) 
3:00 p.m.
Restrictions of $\Omega^{\epsilon}_{n}(q)$modules to alternating groups.
William J. Husen*, Wayne State University
(9322078) 
3:30 p.m.
Irreducibility of Alternating and Symmetric Squares.
Kay Magaard*, Wayne State University
Gunter Malle, Universitaet Heidelberg
(9322074) 
4:00 p.m.
Small modules for finite simple groups.
Gernot Stroth*, Universit\"at Halle
Ulrich Meierfrankenfeld, Michigan State University
(9322064) 
4:30 p.m.
Projective representations in cross characteristic for some classical groups.
Corneliu G. Hoffman*, Univ. of Southern California
(9322044) 
5:00 p.m.
Valentiner's Group: The Action on $\mathbf{CP}^{2}$ of the Alternating Group $\mathcal{A}_{6}$.
Scott Crass*, Buffalo State College
(9322027)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 2:30 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Groups and Applications, II
Room 129, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Ya S. Soibelman, Kansas State University soibel@math.ksu.edu
Volodymyr V. Lyubashenko, Kansas State University lub@math.ksu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Quantization of the KnizhnikZamolodchikovBernard equations.
Aleksander Varchenko*, University of North Carolina
(93281234) 
3:15 p.m.
Segal's conjecture and conformal field theory.
Shrawan Kumar*, University of North Carolina
(93217238) 
4:00 p.m.
BosonFermion identities for affine Lie algebra characters.
Masato Okado*, University of Osaka
(93217241)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 2:30 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Topology, II
Room 130, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
David N. Yetter, Kansas State University dyetter@math.ksu.edu
Louis Crane, Kansas State University crane@math.ksu.edu

2:30 p.m.
How to integrate a knot.
Charles Frohman, University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, Boise State University
(93257191) 
3:15 p.m.
Discrete Physics and Topological Quantum Field Theory.
Louis H. Kauffman*, Univ of IL at Chicago
(93255173) 
4:00 p.m.
Diagrammatic Moves Associated to Higher Category Structures .
J. Scott Carter*, University of South Alabama
Louis H. Kauffman, University of Ill, Chicago
Masahico Saito, University of South Florida
(93257134) 
4:45 p.m.
State sums for triangulated $4$manifolds and their diagrammatics.
J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
Louis H. Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago, 851 S. Morgan St. Chicago, Illinois 606077045
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
(93257131)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 2:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Special Session on Lie Groups, Algebraic Groups: Their Arithmetic and Representation Theory, II
Room 144, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Gopal Prasad, University of MichiganAnn Arbor gprasad@math.lsa.umich.edu

2:30 p.m.
Cohomology of some arithmetic quotients of $F_{4,1}$
Wee Teck Gan*, Harvard University
(93222197) 
3:00 p.m.
Boundary values of forms on padic symmetric spaces .
Jeremy T Teitelbaum*, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
(93211179) 
4:15 p.m.
Foliationpreserving maps between solvmanifolds.
Holly Bernstein, Washington University
Dave Witte*, Oklahoma State University
(93222186) 
5:00 p.m.
On nonRiemannian homogeneous spaces with no compact quotients.
Hee Oh*, Oklahoma State University
(93222214) 
5:30 p.m.
A comparison of zeros of $L$functions.
Ravi Raghunathan*, California Institute of Technology
(93211201) 
6:00 p.m.
Depth zero representations and theta dichotomy for finite reductive dual pairs.
ShuYen Pan*, Cornell University
(93222159)

2:30 p.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations and Inverse Problems, II
Room 122, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Alexander G. Ramm, Kansas State University ramm@math.ksu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Integrable Systems in Differential Geometry.
Vladimir E Zakharov*, Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics
(9323562) 
3:30 p.m.
Initialboundary value problems for the inelastic material behavior of metals.
HansDieter Alber*, Technische Universit\"at Darmstadt
(9323535) 
4:00 p.m.
Inverse Spectral Problems With Partial Knowledge Of The Potential.
Fritz Gesztesy*, University of MissouriColumbia
Barry Simon, CALTECH
(9323419) 
4:30 p.m.
Two Points Blowup for the Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equation with Quartic SelfInteracting Potential on $1+1$ SpaceTime.
Hayato Nawa*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Graduate School of Polymathematics, Nagoya University
(9323525) 
5:00 p.m.
On New Modifications of Newton Method with the Applications to Inverse Scattering Problems.
Ruben G Airapetyan*, Kansas State University
(9323526)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics Education and the Internet, II
Room 102, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Andrew G. Bennett, Kansas State University bennett@math.ksu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Interactive Geometry on the Internet: Four "Site Visits".
Thomas F. Banchoff*, Brown University
(9325168) 
3:30 p.m.
Mathematics on the Web: Looking Back and Looking Forward.
Davide Cervone*, Union College
(93298169) 
4:00 p.m.
Training Teaching Assistants with the help of the Internet.
Judith Baxter*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(93298171) 
4:30 p.m.
Effective design of computerbased instructional materials for mathematics.
William J Mueller*, University of Arizona
(9329843)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Cohomology of Finite Groups, II
Room 145, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
John S. Maginnis, Kansas State University maginnis@math.ksu.edu
Stephen F. Siegel, University of Massachusetts siegel@math.umass.edu

3:00 p.m.
Splitting classifying spaces of products: an algebraic perspective (preliminary report).
Jason G Douma*, Carthage College
(9322077) 
3:30 p.m.
On stably decomposing products of classifying spaces.
Jason Douma, Northwestern University
John Martino*, Western Michigan University
Stewart Priddy, Northwestern University
(9325517) 
4:30 p.m.
The Mod Two Cohomology of the Smallest Suzuki Group .
Deborah A ShermanDenvir*, Truman State University
(9321886) 
5:00 p.m.
Localsubgroup structure conditions and homology approximations.
Stephen D Smith*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(9322005)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Linear Operators and Holomorphic Function Spaces, II
Room 120, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
V. V. Peller, Kansas State University peller@math.ksu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Zero sets and invariant subspaces of Hilbert spaces of analytic functions.
Rick S Chartrand*, University of California at Berkeley
(9323236) 
3:30 p.m.
Operators on spaces of analytic functions in the Dixmier class.
Mark C Ho*, Department of Applied Mathematics, National Sun YatSen University
(9324718) 
4:00 p.m.
Carleson imbedding and NehariAak theorems for Hankel operators in weighted spaces with two Szego weights.
Cora Sadosky*, Howard University
Mischa Cotlar, Universidad Central de Venezuela
(93247228) 
4:30 p.m.
Restoration of Unimodular Functions.
Richard Rochberg*, Washington University
(93246168) 
5:00 p.m.
Frame theory and functional analysis .
David Larson*, Texas A&M University
(93246227) 
5:30 p.m.
Composition Operators and a Certain PullBack Measure Formula.
Valentin Matache*, The University of Kansas
(9324749)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Analysis and Computational Mathematics, II
Room 116, Ackert Hall
Organizers:
Qisu Zou, Kansas State University zou@math.ksu.edu
Huanan Yang, Kansas State University hyang@math.ksu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Analytical solutions of lattice Boltzmann BGK model.
Xiaoyi He, Los Alamos National Lab
Qisu Zou*, Kansas State University
Lishi Luo, NASA Langley Research Center
Micah Dembo, Boston University
(93265151) 
3:30 p.m.
A Study of Monitor Functions for the Variational Approach of Adaptive Mesh Generation.
Weizhang Huang*, University of Kansas
(9326512) 
4:00 p.m.
Characterization of the natural measure by unstable periodic orbits in chaotic systems.
YingCheng Lai*, The University of Kansas
(9325814) 
4:30 p.m.
Scale up in porous media.
Shuling Hou*, Los Alamos National Lab
Tim C. Wallstrom, Los Alamos National Lab
David H. Sharp, Los Alamos National Lab
Mike A. Christie, British Exploration Inc.
Lou J. Durlofsky, Chevron Petroleum Technology Co.
(9326520) 
5:00 p.m.
Approximation by analytic and harmonic functions,incompressible vector fields and temperature distributions.
Sergey Lvin*, University of Maine
(9324107)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 3:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Integrable Systems and their Applications, II
Room 143, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Kirill L. Vaninsky, Kansas State University vaninsky@math.ksu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Determinant representations for quantum correlation functions of completely integrable models.
Vladimir Korepin*, SUNY Stonu Brook
(93281107) 
3:45 p.m.
Hamiltonian theory of 2D soliton equations and its applications.
Igor Krichever*, Columbia University
(93214108) 
4:30 p.m.
On geometry of shallow water equation.
Henry McKean*, Courant Institute
(93235128) 
5:15 p.m.
Laplace Transformations and Spectral Theory. Differential and Difference Operators.
Sergey Novikov*, U of Maryland
(93235109)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 3:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers
Room 105, Ackert Hall

3:00 p.m.
Groups of analytical homeomorphisms of the lowdimensional manifolds are pgroups.
Boris S Khots*, Compressor Controls Corp.
(9322282) 
3:15 p.m.
The JonesWitten Invariant for NonSimplyConnected Lie Groups.
Stephen F Sawin*, Fairfield University
(9328193) 
3:30 p.m.
Schroedinger equation and oscillatory Hilbert transforms of second degree.
Konstantin I. Oskolkov*, Department of Mathematics, USC
(93235162) 
3:45 p.m.
An inverse problem in elastodynamics.
Lizabeth V Rachele*, Purdue University
(93235222)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 27, 1998, 7:00 p.m.9:10 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Groups and Applications, III
Room 129, Cardwell Hall
Organizers:
Ya S. Soibelman, Kansas State University soibel@math.ksu.edu
Volodymyr V. Lyubashenko, Kansas State University lub@math.ksu.edu

7:00 p.m.
The Analogue of Shafarevich's Conjecture for Odd Dimensional CalabiYau manifolds.
Andrey Todorov*, University of California
(93257239) 
7:45 p.m.
Braided Groups and Quantum Geometry.
Shahn Majid*, Research Fellow
(93220160) 
8:30 p.m.
Algebra and Geometry over Free Associative Algebras.
Vladimir Retakh*, University of Arkansas
(9321660)

7:00 p.m.