AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:09:42
1997 Fall Western Sectional Meeting
Albuquerque, NM, November 89, 1997
Meeting #928
Associate secretaries: William A Harris, Jr, AMS wharris@math.usc.edu
Saturday November 8, 1997

Saturday November 8, 1997, 7:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Meeting Registration 
Saturday November 8, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Laguna Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Scott Thomas Chapman, Trinity University schapman@trinity.edu
Alan Loper, Ohio State University, Newark lopera@math.ohiostate.edu

8:00 a.m.
Factorization properties of the normset.
James B Coykendall, IV*, North Dakota State University
(92813104) 
8:30 a.m.
Prime ideals in birational extensions.
Serpil Saydam, University of NebraskaLincoln
Sylvia M Wiegand*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(92813116) 
9:00 a.m.
Integral domains with no atoms.
Jim Coykendall, North Dakota State University
David Dobbs, University of Tennessee
Bernadette Mullins*, Youngstown State University
(92813114) 
9:30 a.m.
Seminormal and tclosed Rees rings
Gabriel Picavet*, Universite de Clermont 2
(9281324) 
10:00 a.m.
GCDSets in Integral Domains.
David F Anderson, Mathematics Department
D D Anderson, Mathematics Department
Jeanam Park*, Mathematics Department
(9281388) 
10:30 a.m.
Finiteness theorems for faithfully flat descent.
Roger Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(9281348)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, I
Acoma Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Jay B. Epperson, University of New Mexico jeppers@math.unm.edu
Christina Pereya, University of New Mexico crisp@math.unm.edu

8:00 a.m.
Transference in spaces of analytic measures.
Nakhle H. Asmar*, University of Missouri
Stephen J. MontgomerySmith, University of Missouri
(9284335) 
8:30 a.m.
A scale of BMO in product spaces and correspondingCarleson measures.
Cora Sadosky*, Howard University
(9284273) 
9:00 a.m.
Constructive Decomposition of CMO.
Joseph D Lakey*, New Mexico State University
(9284276) 
9:30 a.m.
Principles of Phase Plane Analysis .
Michael T Lacey*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(9284243) 
10:00 a.m.
Weighted norm inequalities for the centered maximal operator on ${\Bbb R}^+$.
David V. CruzUribe*, Trinity College
(9284259) 
10:30 a.m.
Ces\`aro Summability of Hardy Spaces on the Ring of Integers in a Local Field.
Shijun Zheng*, University of New Mexico
(9284338)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale 
Saturday November 8, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Difference and Differential Equations, I
Tesuque Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Robert J. Sacker, University of Southern California rsacker@mtha.usc.edu

8:30 a.m.
A New Approach to Asymptotic Diagonalization of Linear Differential Systems.
Sigrun I Pabst*, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Robert J Sacker, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089
(9283497) 
9:00 a.m.
Asymptotics for difference equations and orthogonal polynomials.
Saber Elaydi*, Trinity University
(92839113) 
9:30 a.m.
Asymptotics for difference equations in Banach lattices.
Sophia R.J. Jang*, Texas Tech University
(9283985) 
10:00 a.m.
Planar Competitive and Cooperative Difference Equations.
Hal L Smith*, Arizona State University
(92839132) 
10:30 a.m.
Apersistence result for Matrix Equation.
Jim M. Cushing*, University of Arizona
(92839159)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Diophantine Geometry, I
Apache Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Alexandru Buium, University of New Mexico buium@math.unm.edu

8:30 a.m.
Canonical lifts of elliptic curves and applications
Jose' F Voloch*,
(9281410) 
9:00 a.m.
Applications of canonical lifts of elliptic curves to coding theory.
JoseFelipe Voloch, University of Texas  Austin
Judy L Walker*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(9281139) 
9:30 a.m.
The Canonical Lie Stratification and the Integral Manin Problem.
Adrian Vasiu*, University of California, Berkeley CA 94720
(9281190) 
10:00 a.m.
Number of Generic points on curves in semiabelian varieties.
Anand Pillay*, Univ. Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(9281162) 
10:30 a.m.
The invariant $A$
Antonios Broumas*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
(9281422)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on (Multi) Wavelets and Numerical PDEs, I
Navajo Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Peter R. Massopust, Sandia National Laboratories prmasso@cs.sandia.gov

8:30 a.m.
Why multiwavelets?
Douglas P Hardin*, Vanderbilt University
(92865125) 
9:00 a.m.
Compactly Supported Wavelets in Two Dimensions.
George C Donovan*, Princeton University
Jeffrey S Geronimo, Georgia Inst. of Technology
Douglas P Hardin, Vanderbilt University
(92843106) 
9:30 a.m.
A Multiwavelet Approach to Numerical Partial Differential Equations.
Peter R Massopust*, Sandia National Laboratories
(92841102) 
10:00 a.m.
Applications of MRA reduction methods for nonlinear ODEs.
Anna C Gilbert*, AT&T Labs
Yannis Kevrekidis, Princeton University
(9283463) 
10:30 a.m.
Random Multilevel Methods, Wavelets and Iterated Function Systems for Numerical PDE's
Andrew J. Kurdila*, Texas A&M University
(9286504)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Localization and Other Multiple Scattering Phenomena of Classical Waves, I
Santo Domingo Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Alexander Figotin, University of North Carolina at Charlotte figotin@uncc.edu
Abel Klein, University of California, Irvine aklein@math.uci.edu

8:30 a.m.
Transport theory for waves and applications .
George C Papanicolaou*, Stanford University
(92886153) 
9:15 a.m.
Magnetotelluric Probing.
Benjamin White, Exxon Research & Engineering Co.
L. J. Srnka, Exxon Exploration Co.
Werner Kohler*, Virginia Tech
(92878105) 
10:00 a.m.
The bispectral problem and some of its applications in mathematical physics.
F. Alberto Grunbaum*, University of California, Berkeley
(9283399)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Quaternions in Global Riemannian and Algebraic Geometry, I
Zuni Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Charles P. Boyer, University of New Mexico cboyer@math.unm.edu
Galicki Krzysztof, University of New Mexico galicki@math.unm.edu

8:30 a.m.
Positively curved cohomogeneity one manifolds.
Karsten Grove*, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
Wolfgang Ziller, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(92853140) 
9:00 a.m.
Cohomogeneity one Einstein metrics.
Andrew S Dancer*, McMaster Univesity
(9285367) 
9:30 a.m.
Quantization Formula for Singular Reductions.
Youliang Tian*, CUNY Graduate Center and Courant Institute
Weiping Zhang, Nankai Institute of mathematics
(9285396) 
10:00 a.m.
Asymptotic metrics for monopoles with maximal symmetry breaking.
Roger Bielawski*, MaxPlanckInstitut fuer Mathematik
(9285352) 
10:30 a.m.
New Weitzenboeck formulas on quaternionic Kaehler manifolds and lower bounds for the spectrum of the Dirac operator.
Uwe Semmelmann*, MaxPlanckInstitut f. Mathematik, Bonn, Germany
(92853118)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Mathematics, I
Isleta Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Richard C. Allen, Jr., Sandia National Laboratories rcallen@cs.sandia.gov

9:00 a.m.
Combinatorial Algorithms in Scientific Computing.
Bruce A Hendrickson*, Sandia National Labs
(92868150) 
9:30 a.m.
Hexahedral Mesh Generation via the Dual Arrangement of Surfaces.
Scott A Mitchell*, Sandia National Laboratories
Timothy J Tautges, Sandia National Laboratories
(92868145) 
10:00 a.m.
Recent Advances in Approximating the Network Inhibition Problem.
Carl B Burch, Carnegie Mellon University
Sven O Krumke, University of Wurzburg
Madhav V Marathe, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Cynthia A Phillips*, Sandia National Laboratories
Eric L Sundburg, Rutgers University
(92868147) 
10:30 a.m.
Parallel Iterative Methods for LargeScale Linear Systems.
Ray S Tuminaro*, Sandia National Laboratories
(92865136)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Mechanics, I
Nambe Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
D. L. Sulsky, University of New Mexico sulsky@math.unm.edu

9:00 a.m.
Progress Toward Robust, HighResolution Finite Volume Methods for ThreeDimensional Solidifying Flows on Unstructured Meshes.
Douglas B. Kothe*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(92865163) 
9:30 a.m.
A Computational Technique for Moving Boundary Problems in Multicomponent, Multiphase Flows with Phase Change.
Damir Juric*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(9287655) 
10:00 a.m.
A hybrid numerical method for moving interface problems.
Zhilin Li*, North Carolina State University
(9286551) 
10:30 a.m.
Application of the Conjugate Gradient Algorithm to thin Sheet Forming Problems.
Martin W. Heinstein*, Sandia National Laboratories
(92873164)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Analysis of Foliations, I
Jemez Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Efton L. Park, Texas Christian University epark@gamma.is.tcu.edu
Kenneth S. Richardson, Texas Christian University k.richardson@tcu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Riemannian Foliations and Eigenvalue Comparison.
Jeffrey M Lee*, Texas Tech University
Ken Richardson, Texas Christian University
(9285846) 
9:40 a.m.
Metric fibrations in Euclidean space
Detlef Gromoll,
Gerard Walschap*,
(9285318) 
10:20 a.m.
Leafwise heat flow and applications
Jesus A. AlvarezLopez*,
(9285809)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 11:15 a.m.12:05 p.m.
Invited Address
Localization of classical waves.
Taos Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Abel Klein*, University of California, Irvine
(92878115) 
Saturday November 8, 1997, 1:45 p.m.2:35 p.m.
Invited Address
An adaptive pseudowavelet approach for solving nonlinear partial differential equations
Taos Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Gregory Beylkin*, University of Colorado 
Saturday November 8, 1997, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Laguna Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Scott Thomas Chapman, Trinity University schapman@trinity.edu
Alan Loper, Ohio State University, Newark lopera@math.ohiostate.edu

3:00 p.m.
Zerodivisor graphs of commutative rings.
David F. Anderson*, University of Tennessee
(9281347) 
3:30 p.m.
Weak normalization and tclosure
Martine PicavetL'HermiteE*, Universite de Clermont II
(9281325) 
4:00 p.m.
Armendariz rings and Gaussian rings
D. D. Anderson*, The University of Iowa
Victor Camillo, The University of Iowa
(9281305) 
4:30 p.m.
Decomposition of modules
Stephen J. McAdam*, The University of Texas at Austin
(9281320) 
5:00 p.m.
Zero Sequences and Sets of Lengths.
Scott T. Chapman, Trinity University
William W. Smith*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(9281365) 
5:30 p.m.
Representation Type of Commutative Noetherian Rings.
Lee C. Klingler*, Florida Atlantic University
Lawrence S. Levy, University of WisconsinMadison
(9281342) 
6:00 p.m.
Weak subintegrality of elements and ideals.
David C. Lantz*, Colgate University
(92813146)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Computational Mathematics, II
Isleta Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Richard C. Allen, Jr., Sandia National Laboratories rcallen@cs.sandia.gov

3:00 p.m.
Discussion: Mathematics of Molecular Science

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Computational Mechanics, II
Nambe Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
D. L. Sulsky, University of New Mexico sulsky@math.unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
Forces on A Bin of Granular Material: The Effect of Random Friction.
E. Bruce Pitman*, State University of New York
(9287387) 
3:30 p.m.
Adaptive Mesh Refinement and Front Tracking For Shear Bands in Granular Flow.
Xabier Garaizar*, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
John Trangenstein, Duke University
(9283998) 
4:00 p.m.
Overview of a ParticleinCell Method for Continuum Mechanics.
Deborah L Sulsky*, UNM
(9287386) 
4:30 p.m.
Material point calculations of static and dynamic stress bridging in granular material.
Scott G. Bardenhagen*, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
Jeremiah U. Brackbill, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
Deborah L. Sulsky, Univerisity of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
(9287389)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Difference and Differential Equations, II
Tesuque Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Robert J. Sacker, University of Southern California rsacker@mtha.usc.edu

3:00 p.m.
On some mathematical models in population dynamcis.
Jia Li*, University of Alabama
(92839157) 
3:30 p.m.
Switching Predator And Prey Dominance In Discrete PredatorPrey Systems With Dispersion.
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Howard University
(9283434) 
4:00 p.m.
Deterministic and stochastic SIS and SIR models in discrete time.
Linda J. S. Allen*, Texas Tech University
(92839160) 
4:30 p.m.
Global qualitative analysis of Gausetype ratiodependent predatorprey system.
Yang Kuang*, Arizona State University
(92834154) 
5:00 p.m.
Global and Local Behavioir of Solutions of Royama's Logistic Model.
Vlajko L Kocic*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(92839123)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Diophantine Geometry, II
Apache Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Alexandru Buium, University of New Mexico buium@math.unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
Rational points on algebraic curves that change genus.
Sangtae Jeong*, The University of Texas at Austin, TX
(9281132) 
3:30 p.m.
Rational points and curves on certain K3 surfaces.
Arthur Baragar*, UNLV
(9281440) 
4:00 p.m.
Purely Inseparable Points on Higher Genus Curves.
Minhyong Kim*, University of Arizona
(9281178) 
4:30 p.m.
Differential algebraic groups.
Phyllis J Cassidy*, Smith College, Northampton MA 01063
(9281492)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Analysis of Foliations, II
Jemez Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Efton L. Park, Texas Christian University epark@gamma.is.tcu.edu
Kenneth S. Richardson, Texas Christian University k.richardson@tcu.edu

3:00 p.m.
An extension of Pestov's identity to the frame bundle.
Maung Minoo*,
(9285313) 
3:40 p.m.
Quasigeodesic Flows on Hyperbolic 3Manifolds Which Fiber Over the Circle
Diane Hoffoss*, UC Santa Barbara
(9285721) 
4:20 p.m.
Entropy Rigidity for Foliations.
Christopher G. Connell*, University of Michigan
Jeffrey R. Boland, University of Michigan
(9285336)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, II
Acoma Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Jay B. Epperson, University of New Mexico jeppers@math.unm.edu
Christina Pereya, University of New Mexico crisp@math.unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
Hardy spaces and Timefrequency analysis for Canonical Bilinear operators.
Andrea Nahmod, Institute for Advanced Study
John E. Gilbert*, The University of Texas at Austin
(92842128) 
3:30 p.m.
Boundedness results for bilinear operators with nonsmooth symbols.
Andrea Nahmod*, Institute for Advanced Study
John E. Gilbert, The University of Texas at Austin
(92842127) 
4:00 p.m.
Pointwise convergence of FourierBessel series with general boundary conditions.
Mark A. Pinsky*, Northwestern University
(92842137) 
4:30 p.m.
Geometric asymptotics and analysis on Lie groups
William Beckner*, University of Texas at Austin
(9285823) 
5:00 p.m.
Six sided slf crossing figures problem.
Nets H Katz*, University of Edinburgh
(9282881) 
5:30 p.m.
A Selberg integral formula and an application to trilinear fractional integral inequalities .
Loukas Grafakos*, Associate Professor
Carlo Morpurgo, Assistant Professor
(92842139)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 3:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Localization and Other Multiple Scattering Phenomena of Classical Waves, II
Santo Domingo Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Alexander Figotin, University of North Carolina at Charlotte figotin@uncc.edu
Abel Klein, University of California, Irvine aklein@math.uci.edu

3:00 p.m.
Spectral properties of classical waves in high contrast periodic media.
Alexander Figotin*, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Peter Kuchment, Wichita State University
(92878110) 
3:45 p.m.
Spectral Properties of High Contrast BandGap Materials and Operators on Graphs.
Peter Kuchment*, Wichita State University
Leonid Kunyansky, Wichita State University
(9283564) 
4:30 p.m.
Localization of elastic and other classical waves.
Andrew J. Koines*, University of California, Irvine
Abel Klein, University of California, Irvine
(92835130) 
5:15 p.m.
$2D$ Tunable Photonic Crystals.
Yuri A. Godin*, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
(9287856)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Quaternions in Global Riemannian and Algebraic Geometry, II
Zuni Room, Albuquerque Convention Center
Organizers:
Charles P. Boyer, University of New Mexico cboyer@math.unm.edu
Galicki Krzysztof, University of New Mexico galicki@math.unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
Hypercomplex structures from 3Sasakian structures.
Charles P Boyer, University of New Mexico
Krzysztof Galicki*, University of New Mexico and MPIBonn
Benjamin M Mann, University of New Mexico
(9285357) 
3:30 p.m.
Deformations of Hypercomplex and 3Sasakian Structures.
Yat Sun Poon*, Department of Mathematics, University of California at Riverside
(92853124) 
4:00 p.m.
RozanskyWitten Invariants and Atiyah classes.
Mikhail M Kapranov*, Northwestern University
(92832121) 
4:30 p.m.
"The homotopy type and deloopings of quaternionic algebraic cycles.".
Blaine Lawson, Jr., SUNY @ Stony Brook
Paulo LimaFilho*, Texas A&M University
MarieLouise Michelsohn, SUNY @ Stony Brook
(92814131) 
5:00 p.m.
3D Principal fibrations over almost quaternionic manifolds.
Gerardo Hernandez*, Centro de Investigacion y Estudios Avanzados
(92853143)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 8, 1997, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Session on Contributed Papers
Navajo Room, Albuquerque Convention Center

3:00 p.m.
A Study of Groups in a Partially Ordered Linear Algebra.
Donald E Beken*, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Ralph E DeMarr, University of New Mexico
(9280637) 
3:30 p.m.
Decompositions in quantum logic.
John R Harding*, New Mexico State University
(9280671) 
3:45 p.m.
Renewal processes with longtailed interrenewal times and longtailed rewards.
Joshua Levy*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
(92860107) 
4:00 p.m.
Quaternions in Quantum Theory.
Charles P. Luehr*, NMERIThe University of New Mexico
(9288141) 
4:15 p.m.
Graphs with Degree Sets of Maximal Cardinality.
Diane M. Spresser*, James Madison University
(9280575) 
4:30 p.m.
On a Series
Florentin Smarandache*, Pima Community Collge
(9284001)

3:00 p.m.