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1998 Spring Eastern Section Meeting
Philadelphia, PA, April 46, 1998
Meeting #933
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Sunday April 5, 1998

Sunday April 5, 1998, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Ground Level, 1616 Walnut Street, TUCC

Sunday April 5, 1998, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Book Sale
Ground Level, 1616 Walnut Street, TUCC

Sunday April 5, 1998, 8:20 a.m.10:10 a.m.
Special Session on Sparse Matrix Computations, I
Room 1B, TUCC
Organizers:
Jesse Barlow, Pennsylvania State University barlow@cse.psu.edu
Daniel B. Szyld, Temple University szyld@math.temple.edu

8:20 a.m.
Low Rank Matrix Approximation Using the Lanczos Bidiagonalization Process with Applications.
Hongyuan Zha*, Penn State Univ.
(9336565)

8:50 a.m.
Performance of Greedy Ordering Heuristics for Sparse Cholesky Factorization.
Esmond G Ng, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Padma Raghavan*, University of Tennessee
(93368136)

9:20 a.m.
The Effect of Mesh Quality on the Solution of Associated Sparse Linear Systems.
Paul E. Plassmann*, The Pennsylvania State University
(93365198)

9:50 a.m.
Multigrid methods for sparse matrices arising from PDE discretizations.
Jinchao Xu*, Pennsylvania State University
(9336513)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 8:25 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topology of Manifolds and Varieties, III
Room 305, TUCC
Organizers:
Sylvain E. Cappell, New York UniversityCourant Institute
Georgia Triantafillou, Temple University georgia@euclid.math.temple.edu

8:25 a.m.
The naturality of Kirwan's decomposition.
ChingLi Chai, University of Pennsylvania
Amnon Neeman*, University of Virginia
(9335506)

9:05 a.m.
A holomorphic Casson invariant for CalabiYau threefolds.
Richard P Thomas*, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
(93314164)

9:45 a.m.
Parametrized SeibergWitten theory.
TianJun Li*, IAS
Aiko Liu, MIT
(93358179)

10:20 a.m.
The minimal genus problem for a symplectic 4manifold.
Peter S Ozsvath*, IAS
Zoltan Szabo, Princeton University
(93357240)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Modular Identities and QSeries in Number Theory, I
Room 8B, TUCC
Organizers:
Marvin I. Knopp, Temple University
Boris Datskovsky, Temple University bdats@euclid.math.temple.edu

8:30 a.m.
On a partition theorem of G\"ollnitz and quartic transformations.
Krishnaswami Alladi*, University of Florida
(9331124)

9:00 a.m.
WZforms, qseries accelerations, irrationality proofs.
Tewodros Amdeberhan*, DeVry Institute of Technology
Doron Zeilberger, Temple University
(9331143)

9:30 a.m.
Extending Theorems of Gollnitz, A New Family of Partition Identities.
Jose Plinio O Santos*, UNICAMP, CAMPINASBRASIL
Paulo Mondek, UFMSCampo Grande  Brasil
(9331145)

10:00 a.m.
Some $q$expansions of modular forms.
David W Farmer*, Bucknell University
(93311159)

10:30 a.m.
New Algorithms in PublicKey Cryptography.
Daniel B Lieman*, University of Missouri
(93311217)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Pedagogy, III
Room 404, TUCC
Organizers:
Orin N. Chein, Temple University orin@euclid.math.temple.edu

8:30 a.m.
How to Grade 80 Mathematical Essays and Survive to Tell the Tale.
Annalisa Crannell*, Franklin & Marshall College
(9339834)

9:00 a.m.
Calculus on the Web (COW).
Dan Reich*, Temple University
Gerardo A Mendoza, Temple University
(9339831)

9:30 a.m.
Cooperative Learning for Mathematics Majors.
Nancy L. Hagelgans*, Ursinus College
(9339856)

10:00 a.m.
Bad Writing Before Good.
Stephen B Maurer*, Swarthmore College
(9339817)

10:30 a.m.
Using the Print Media to Enhance the Learning of Statistical Concepts in a Core Mathematics Course.
Eli Passow*, Temple University
(9339896)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometric Methods in Hydrodynamics, III
Room 2B, TUCC
Organizers:
Gerard K. Misiolek, University of Notre Dame and California Institute of Technology gmisiole@artin.helios.nd.edu

8:30 a.m.
Stability of Stationary Flows of an Ideal Incompressible Fluid of Piecewise Constant Density.
Yu. K. Kashaev, Rostov University
Vasiliy I Sedenko*, Department of Fundamental and Applied Mathematics
Victor I Yudovich, Department of Mathematics and Mechanics
(9337699)

9:00 a.m.
On the Riemannian Curvature of an Ideal Continuum Medium with Constraints.
Victor Yudovich*, Department of Mathematics and Mechanics
(9335894)

9:30 a.m.
Motion of Incompressible Inviscid Fluids with Free Boundary and Surface Tension.
David G. Ebin*, State University of New York at Stony Brook
(93335108)

10:00 a.m.
Riemannian geometry of the motion of a thin vortex filament and instability analysis.
Suzuki Katsuhiro*, Department of Applied Physics, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
(93376183)

10:30 a.m.
Topological Euler Equations and Diffeomorphisms Groups.
Rudolf Schmid*, Emory University
(93358205)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 8:50 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on PDEs in Several Complex Variables, III
Room 306, TUCC
Organizers:
Shiferaw Berhanu, Temple University berhanu@euclid.math.temple.edu
Gerardo Mendoza, Temple University gmendoza@math.temple.edu

8:50 a.m.
Germs of Blow Downs.
Charles L. Epstein*, U. of Penn.
(93332156)

9:20 a.m.
Resolvents and functions of the Kohn Laplacian on the Heisenberg group.
Daryl Geller*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(93332180)

9:55 a.m.
Compactness of the $\dbar$Neumann problem on convex domains.
Siqi Fu, Texas A&M University
Emil J Straube*, Texas A&M University
(9333229)

10:30 a.m.
On strictly pseudoconvex domains with KahlerEinstein Bergman metrics.
Siqi Fu*, Texas A & M University
Bun Wong, University of Calfornia, Riverside
(9333271)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Radon Transforms and Tomography, III
Room 302, TUCC
Organizers:
Eric L. Grinberg, Temple University grinberg@euclid.math.temple.edu
Eric Todd Quinto, Tufts University etq@math.tufts.edu

9:00 a.m.
Exponential Radon transform and John equation.
Leon Ehrenpreis, Temple University
Peter Kuchment*, Wichita State University
Alex Panchenko, University of Delaware
(93344173)

9:30 a.m.
An inverse problem in elastodynamics.
Lizabeth V Rachele*, Purdue University
(9333585)

10:00 a.m.
Tomography in Electron Microscopy: The State of the ART.
Gabor T Herman*, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Roberto Marabini, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Jose M Carazo, Universidad Atonoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
(9339259)

10:30 a.m.
Fast Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Wavelets.
Larry Shepp*, Rutgers University
Cun Hui Zhang, Rutgers University
(9339228)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The History of American Mathematics, III
Room 10B, TUCC
Organizers:
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University davidz@euclid.math.temple.edu
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@virginia.edu

9:00 a.m.
Leonard Dickson and the University of Chicago: The Consolidation and Growth of an Algebraic Research Tradition.
Della D. Fenster*, University of Richmond
(9330190)

9:30 a.m.
The Founding of the MAA.
Florence D Fasanelli*, MAA
(93301160)

10:00 a.m.
E. H. Moore's Failed Attempt to Involve the American Mathematical Society in Pedagogy, 19021915.
David L Roberts*, University of Maryland
(9330161)

10:30 a.m.
Women at Cornell: the pre1940 Ph.D.'s.
Judy Green*, Marymount University, Arlington, VA
Jeanne LaDuke, DePaul University
(93301222)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Rings and Representations, III
Room 9B, TUCC
Organizers:
Maria E. Lorenz, Ursinus College
Martin Lorenz, Temple University lorenz@euclid.math.temple.edu

9:00 a.m.
Associative envelopes of Lie superalgebras satisfying a polynomial identity.
M. Susan Montgomery*, University of Southern California
(9331638)

9:30 a.m.
Kaplansky's 6th conjecture holds for quasitriangular Hopf algebras.
Shlomo Gelaki*, Harvard University
Pavel Etingof, Harvard University
(93316107)

10:00 a.m.
Quantum function algebras, at roots of unity, not finite over their centers.
Edward S Letzter*, Texas A{\&}M University
(93316188)

10:30 a.m.
Quantum determinantal ideals.
Kenneth R Goodearl*, University of California
Thomas H Lenagan, University of Edinburgh
(93316143)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Its Applications to PDE's, III
Room 303, TUCC
Organizers:
Cristian E. Gutierrez, Temple University gutier@math.temple.edu
Guozhen Lu, Wright State University gzlu@math.wright.edu

9:00 a.m.
The initialDirichlet problem for higher order parabolic equations in Lipschitz cylinders.
Russell M Brown*, University of Kentucky
Wei Hu, Houghton College
(93335168)

9:30 a.m.
Local minima in $W^{1,p}$ versus local mimina in $C^{1,\alpha}$.
Jes\'us Garc\'\i aAzorero, Universidad Aut\'onoma de Madrid
Juan J. Manfredi*, University of Pittsburgh
Ireneo Peral, Universidad Aut\'onoma de Madrid
(9333598)

10:00 a.m.
The characterizatio of wavelets and related functions.
Guido L Weiss*, Washington University
(9334264)

10:30 a.m.
On the Grushin operator and hyperbolic symmetry.
William Beckner*, University of Texas at Austin
(9335827)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Heat Kernel Analysis on Lie Groups, III
Room 3B, TUCC
Organizers:
Leonard Gross, Cornell University gross@math.cornell.edu
Omar Hijab, Temple University hijab@euclid.math.temple.edu

9:00 a.m.
YangMills theory and the SegalBargmann transform.
Bruce K. Driver, UC San Diego
Brian C. Hall*, UC San Diego
(93381169)

9:25 a.m.
Asymptotic Expansions of Hermite Functions on Groups.
Jeffrey J. Mitchell*, Cornell University
(93322132)

9:45 a.m.
Break

10:05 a.m.
The Stransform and Low Dimensional Gauge Theories.
Ambar N Sengupta*, Louisiana State University
(9338169)

10:30 a.m.
The heat kernel measure and DriverGross isometry on infinite dimensional groups.
Maria Gordina*, Cornell University
(93346192)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 6B, TUCC
Organizers:
Yanyan Li, Rutgers University yyli@math.rutgers.edu

9:00 a.m.
Optimal Transportation of Manifolds and Shape Recognition.
Wilfrid Gangbo, Georgia Institute of Technology
Robert J McCann*, Brown University
(93349112)

9:30 a.m.
A Singularly Perturbed Elliptic Partial Differential Equation with an Almost Periodic Term .
Greg S Spradlin*, U. CaliforniaDavis
(93335200)

10:00 a.m.
Spikelayered Solutions of Singularly Perturbed Elliptic Problems in a Degenerate Setting.
Manuel del Pino, Universidad de Chile
Patricio Felmer*, Universidad de Chile
(9333592)

10:30 a.m.
Nonradial Solutions of Semilinear Elliptic Equations in ${\bf R}^{N}$.
Joseph A. Iaia*, University of North Texas
(9333551)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Sparse Elimination Methods in Polynomial System Solving, III
Room 7B, TUCC
Organizers:
Ioannis Z. Emiris, INRIA, SophiaAntipolis, France emiris@sophia.inria.fr
J. Maurice Rojas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology rojas@math.mit.edu

9:30 a.m.
Symbolic and numeric methods for exploiting structure in constructing resultant matrices.
Victor Y. Pan*, Lehman College, City University of New York
Ioannis Z. Emiris, INRIA
(93368147)

10:00 a.m.
Sparsity in Dixon Resultants.
Deepak Kapur*, State University of New York at Albany
(93313148)

10:30 a.m.
Structured matrices and polynomial system solving.
Bernard Mourrain*, INRIA
(93315218)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
The Yamabe problem on manifolds with boundaries: existence and compactness results.
Room 5B, TUCC
Yanyan Li*, Rutgers University

Sunday April 5, 1998, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
GromovWitten invariants in higher genus: a survey.
Room 5B, TUCC
Ezra Getzler*, Northwestern University

Sunday April 5, 1998, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Modular Identities and QSeries in Number Theory, IV
Room 8B, TUCC
Organizers:
Marvin I. Knopp, Temple University
Boris Datskovsky, Temple University bdats@euclid.math.temple.edu

2:30 p.m.
Rereading L. J. Rogers.
Richard A Askey*, Department of Mathematics University of Wisconsin
(9333321)

3:00 p.m.
Some octahedral congruences for $\eta$products.
Basil Gordon*, UCLA
(93311248)

3:30 p.m.
On $p$adic families of Jacobi forms.
Pavel I Guerzhoy*, Temple University
(9331152)

4:00 p.m.
Function theoretic derivations of Ramanujan partition identities.
Hershel M. Farkas, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Irwin Kra*, State University of New York at Stony Brook
(9333068)

4:30 p.m.
The symmetric square $L$function and it's derivative at 1.
Brian Conrey*, American Institute of Mathematics and Oklahoma State University
(9331186)

5:00 p.m.
Density theorems related to the nonvanishing of $L$series of modular forms.
Kevin L James*, Penn. State University
(9331176)

5:30 p.m.
Weyl's Law with Error Estimate for Sl(3,Z) .
Sultan Catto, Baruch College, CUNY
Jonathan M. Huntley, Baruch College, CUNY
NamJong Moh, Graduate Center, CUNY
David E. Tepper*, Baruch College, CUNY
(9331116)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Radon Transforms and Tomography, IV
Room 302, TUCC
Organizers:
Eric L. Grinberg, Temple University grinberg@euclid.math.temple.edu
Eric Todd Quinto, Tufts University etq@math.tufts.edu

2:30 p.m.
Morera type problems in Quaternionic Analysis.
Emilio Marmolejo Olea*, Math Deparment, University of Maryland at College Park, MD 20740.
(93344127)

3:00 p.m.
Some injectivity problems for the Radon transform on real quadrics.
Mark L. Agranovsky*, BarIlan University, RamatGan, Israel
(9334477)

3:30 p.m.
The Spectral Representations for Multitemporal Wave Equations.
Sigurdur Helgason*, MIT
(9332266)

4:00 p.m.
Grassmannian Transforms: An Inversion Formula.
Fulton B Gonzalez*, Tufts University
(9334484)

4:30 p.m.
Radon transform and wave front sets.
Leon Ehrenpreis*, Temple University
(93344145)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on The History of American Mathematics, IV
Room 10B, TUCC
Organizers:
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University davidz@euclid.math.temple.edu
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@virginia.edu

2:30 p.m.
The Structures of Computation.
Michael S. Mahoney*, Princeton University
(93301151)

3:00 p.m.
Origins of spectral sequences.
John H McCleary*, Vassar College
(93301234)

3:30 p.m.
Elbert F. Cox: An early pioneer.
James A. Donaldson, Howard University
Richard J. Fleming*, Central Michigan University
(93301163)

4:00 p.m.
Historical Reflections on the 25th Anniversary of Historia Mathematica .
Joseph W. Dauben*, CUNY
(93301130)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Pedagogy, IV
Room 404, TUCC
Organizers:
Orin N. Chein, Temple University orin@euclid.math.temple.edu

2:30 p.m.
Using course portfolios to document teaching.
Orin N. Chein*, Temple University
(93398121)

3:00 p.m.
The World Wide Web as a tool for Teaching Mathematics .
Eugene A. Klotz*, Math Forum/Swarthmore College
(9339833)

3:30 p.m.
Cartographiometry: an interdisciplinary approach to mathematics and cartography.
Elaine F Bosowski, Villanova University
Timothy G Feeman*, Villanova University
(9330041)

4:00 p.m.
A learning styles and reasoning approach to mathematics.
Seymour W. Pustilnik*, New York City Technical College
(93398175)

4:30 p.m.
Mathematics in modern and medieval literature.
Phyllis L. Pustilnik*, Union Institute
(93301176)

5:00 p.m.
Integrating Technology into the Mathematics Classroom.
Anthony Hughes*, Temple University
(93398236)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometric Methods in Hydrodynamics, IV
Room 2B, TUCC
Organizers:
Gerard K. Misiolek, University of Notre Dame and California Institute of Technology gmisiole@artin.helios.nd.edu

2:30 p.m.
The Spectral Geometry of Writhe and Helicity.
Jason Cantarella*, University of Pennsylvania
Dennis DeTurck, University of Pennsylvania
Herman Gluck, University of Pennsylvania
(93353135)

3:00 p.m.
${\cal D}^s_\mu(M)$ with weak $H^1$ metric.
Steve Shkoller*, Caltech
(93358165)

3:30 p.m.
On minimal geodesics on groups of volumepreserving maps and the hydrostatic limit of the Euler equations.
Yann Brenier*, Universite Paris 6
(93376252)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room 6B, TUCC
Organizers:
Yanyan Li, Rutgers University yyli@math.rutgers.edu

2:30 p.m.
A New Topological Invariant in Abelian Gauge Theory.
Lesley M Sibner*, Polyrechnic University
Robert J Sibner, CUNY,Brooklyn College
Yisong Yang, Polytechnic University
(9335348)

3:00 p.m.
Existence results of conformal metrics with constant scalar curvature and constant boundary mean curvature.
ZhengChao Han*, Rutgers University
YanYan Li, Rutgers University
(93353226)

3:30 p.m.
Decay Estimates for Porous Medium Systems.
Zhengfang Zhou*, Michigan State University
Hongjun Yuan, Jilin University, China
(93335214)

4:00 p.m.
Symmetry of solutions of relativistic ThomasFermiequations.
Michael KH Kiessling*, Dept. Math., Rutgers U., Piscataway, NJ 08854
(93335209)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Sparse Elimination Methods in Polynomial System Solving, IV
Room 7B, TUCC
Organizers:
Ioannis Z. Emiris, INRIA, SophiaAntipolis, France emiris@sophia.inria.fr
J. Maurice Rojas, Massachusetts Institute of Technology rojas@math.mit.edu

2:30 p.m.
Balancing the Lifting Values to Improve the Numerical Stability of Polyhedral Homotopy Continuation Methods.
Tangan Gao, Michigan State University, Department of Mathematics
T.Y. Li, Michigan State University, Department of Mathematics
Jan Verschelde*, Michigan State University, Department of Mathematics
Mengnien Wu, Michigan State University, Department of Mathematics
(9336589)

3:00 p.m.
On the geometry of Graeffe iteration.
Gregorio Malajovich*, Departamento de Matematica Aplicada, UFRJ.
Jorge Passamani Zubelli, IMPA, CNPq
(9336555)

3:30 p.m.
Applications of Various Methods in Elimination Theory to a Problem in Computer Vision.
Peter F. Stiller*, Texas A&M Univeristy
(93314194)

4:00 p.m.
Applications of elimination methods in exactarithmetic based geometric programs.
John C. Keyser*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Dinesh Manocha, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Shankar Krishnan, AT\&T Research Labs
Tim Culver, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(93314238)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion

Sunday April 5, 1998, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Sparse Matrix Computations, II
Room 1B, TUCC
Organizers:
Jesse Barlow, Pennsylvania State University barlow@cse.psu.edu
Daniel B. Szyld, Temple University szyld@math.temple.edu

2:30 p.m.
Symmetric Reduction Redux: Incomplete Factor Preconditioners.
Alex Pothen*, Old Dominion University and ICASE
David Hysom, Old Dominion University
(93368162)

3:00 p.m.
Orderings for Incomplete Factorization Preconditioning of Sparse Nonsymmetric Linear Systems.
Michele Benzi, Los Alamos National Lab
Daniel B Szyld*, Temple University
Arno van Duin, Leiden University
(93365167)

3:30 p.m.
Developing an Efficient Hybrid ICCG Solver .
John G Gilbert, Xerox PARC
Esmond G Ng*, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Barry W Peyton, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Padma Raghavan, The Univ. of Tennessee
(93365177)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 2:35 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Topology of Manifolds and Varieties, IV
Room 305, TUCC
Organizers:
Sylvain E. Cappell, New York UniversityCourant Institute
Georgia Triantafillou, Temple University georgia@euclid.math.temple.edu

2:35 p.m.
Topology of complements of plane curves.
Ludmil V Katzarkov, UC Irvine
Tony G Pantev*, University of Pennsylvania
(93314207)

3:15 p.m.
Equivariant Ktheory and Casson's Invariant .
Jonathan L Block*, University of Pennsylvania
(93358246)

3:55 p.m.
Geometry of closed geodesics.
Joseph A Datskovsky*, State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(93353249)

4:35 p.m.
The Isotopy Classification of Real Affine Quartic Curves.
Anatoly Korchagin, Texas Tech University
David Weinberg*, Texas Tech University
(93314166)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 2:40 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Rings and Representations, IV
Room 9B, TUCC
Organizers:
Maria E. Lorenz, Ursinus College
Martin Lorenz, Temple University lorenz@euclid.math.temple.edu

2:40 p.m.
Schemes of Line Modules.
Brad Shelton, University of Oregon
Michaela Vancliff*, University of Oregon
(9331649)

3:10 p.m.
Noncommutative projective planes of weight (1,1,n).
Darin R Stephenson*, Hope College
(93316202)

3:40 p.m.
Noncommutative symmetric algebras of twosided vector spaces.
David Patrick*, University of Washington
(93316123)

4:10 p.m.
Existence of Critical Modules of GKdimension 2 over Elliptic Algebras.
Kaushal Ajitabh*, Florida International University
(93316210)

4:40 p.m.
Von Neumann Algebras and Linear Independence of Translates.
Peter A. Linnell*, Virginia Tech
(9334674)

5:10 p.m.
On locally nilpotent derivations and AK invariant.
Leonid MakarLimanov*, BarIlan University, 52900 RamatGan, Israel and Wayne State University, Detroit MI, 48202 USA.
(93316138)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 2:40 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Special Session on Heat Kernel Analysis on Lie Groups, IV
Room 3B, TUCC
Organizers:
Leonard Gross, Cornell University gross@math.cornell.edu
Omar Hijab, Temple University hijab@euclid.math.temple.edu

2:40 p.m.
Spectral theory of differential operators.
Thomas P Branson*, University of Iowa
(93358154)

3:05 p.m.
Inversion of the F.B.I.\ transform on certain infinite radius tubes.
Matthew B. Stenzel*, Ohio State University, Newark Campus
(93343208)

3:25 p.m.
Break

3:45 p.m.
Perturbation theorems for supercontractive semigroups.
Wicharn Lewkeeratiyutkul*, Cornell University
(93358125)

4:10 p.m.
Hypercontractivity over complex manifolds.
Leonard Gross*, Cornell University
(93346111)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 2:45 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on PDEs in Several Complex Variables, IV
Room 306, TUCC
Organizers:
Shiferaw Berhanu, Temple University berhanu@euclid.math.temple.edu
Gerardo Mendoza, Temple University gmendoza@math.temple.edu

2:45 p.m.
Analytic and Gevrey Regularity for solutions of PDE's arising in Several Complex Variables .
David S. Tartakoff*, U. of IL at Chicago
(93335146)

3:30 p.m.
The Bergman projection and a complex variables version of Hilbert's 17th problem.
John P. D'Angelo*, University of Illinois
(93332253)

4:05 p.m.
The Cauchy Problem for a Shallow Water Type Equation.
Alex A Himonas*, Univ of Notre Dame
Gerard Misio\l ek, Univ of Notre Dame
(93335158)

4:40 p.m.
On the solvability of linear partial differential equations in spaces of hyperfunctions .
Paulo D. Cordaro*, University of S. Paulo  Brazil
JeanMarie Tre'preau, Universite' Paris VI, France
(93335219)

Sunday April 5, 1998, 2:45 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Its Applications to PDE's, IV
Room 303, TUCC
Organizers:
Cristian E. Gutierrez, Temple University gutier@math.temple.edu
Guozhen Lu, Wright State University gzlu@math.wright.edu

2:45 p.m.
Regularity of Strong Solutions to Dirichlet Problem for Elliptic Equations with Discontinuous Coefficients.
Giuseppe Di Fazio*, Dep. of Math, Catania University  ITALY
(93335142)

3:15 p.m.
Estimates near the boundary for solutions of second order parabolic equations.
Mikhail V. Safonov*, University of Minnesota
(93335244)

3:45 p.m.
A Generalization of Hall's Lemma to Bounded Domains in $R^n$.
Peter M Knopf*, Pace University
(9333187)

4:15 p.m.
The Dirichlet problem for subLaplacians.
Luca Capogna*, New York University
Nicola Garofalo, Purdue University
DuyMinh Nhieu, Academia Sinica
(9333582)

4:45 p.m.
Integral equation methods for global boundary problems in Riemannian manifolds.
Marius S Mitrea*, University of Missouri
(9333508)
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