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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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)
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