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1998 Fall Eastern Section Meeting
State College, PA, October 2425, 1998
Meeting #937
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Sunday October 25, 1998

Sunday October 25, 1998, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration and AMS Book Sale and Exhibit
Lobby, Schwab Auditorium

Sunday October 25, 1998, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Modeling of Inhomogeneous Materials: Homogenizaton and Related Topics, II
Room 160, Willard Building
Organizers:
Leonid Berlyand, The Pennsylvania State University berlyand@math.psu.edu
Karl Voss, The Pennsylvania State University voss@math.psu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Energy minimization and recoverable strains in shapememory polycrystals.
Kaushik Bhattacharya*, California Institute of Technology
(9377309)

8:25 a.m.
On the new model for the vibrating of a thin plate with rapidly oscillating boundary .
Gregory A Chechkin*, Moscow State University
Doina Cioranescu, Universite ParisVI
(9373510)

8:50 a.m.
From Atomic to Continuum for Nanoscale Deformable Objects.
Richard D James*, University of Minnesota
Gero Friesecke, University of Oxford
(9377312)

9:15 a.m.
Distribution of minimum values of weakly stochastic functionals.
Victor L. Berdichevsky*, Wayne State University
(9378213)

9:40 a.m.
Microscopic misfit strains in polycrystals.
Oscar P Bruno*, Caltech
Guillermo H Goldsztein, Caltech
(9377306)

10:05 a.m.
Remarks about the dynamics of the FokkerPlanck Equation.
David Kinderlehrer*, Carnegie Mellon University
(93773101)

10:30 a.m.
Secondorder estimates of the selfconsistent type for nonlinear polycrystals.
Pedro Ponte Castaneda*, University of Pennsylvania
(9377305)

Sunday October 25, 1998, 8:20 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry and Quantization, III
Room 258, Willard Building
Organizers:
JeanLuc Brylinski, The Pennsylvania State University jlb@math.psu.edu
Ranee Brylinski, The Pennsylvania State University rkb@math.psu.edu
Boris Tsygan, The Pennsylvania State University tsygan@math.psu.edu
Ping Xu, The Pennsylvania State University ping@math.psu.edu

8:20 a.m.
Morita equivalence of Poisson manifolds and Poisson (co)homology.
Viktor L Ginzburg*, University of California Santa Cruz
(93758116)

9:00 a.m.
Cohomology rings of nonabelian symplectic quotients.
S Tolman, UIUC
J Weitsman*, UCSC
(93758115)

9:40 a.m.
The Verlinde formula for moduli spaces of parabolic bundles.
Lisa Claire Jeffrey*, Univ. of Toronto
(93758106)

10:20 a.m.
The Verlinde formulas as fixed point formulas .
Anton Alekseev, Uppsala University
Eckhard Meinrenken, University of Toronto
Chris T Woodward*, Rutgers University
(9375360)

Sunday October 25, 1998, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partitions and qSeries, III
Room 162, Willard Building
Organizers:
George E. Andrews, The Pennsylvania State University andrews@math.psu.edu
Ken Ono, The Pennsylvania State University ono@math.psu.edu
Scott D. Ahlgren, The Pennsylvania State University ahlgren@math.psu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Discussion.

9:00 a.m.
Properties of $\left( 2,3\right) $core partitions.
Lawrence H.T. Sze*, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
(9370594)

9:30 a.m.
Two identities for mock theta function in Ramanujan's lost notebook .
YounSeo Choi*, University of Illinois
(9371169)

10:00 a.m.
Eisenstein series in Ramanujan's Lost Notebook.
Bruce C. Berndt, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Heng H. Chan, National University of Singapore
Jaebum Sohn, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Seung H. Son*, University of Missouri
(9371127)

10:30 a.m.
Permutation Statistics and $q$Rook Polynomials.
James B Haglund*, Penn. State. Univ.
(9370578)

Sunday October 25, 1998, 8:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras and Noncommutative Geometry, III
Room 262, Willard Building
Organizers:
Victor Nistor, The Pennsylvania State University nistor@math.psu.edu
Paul F. Baum, The Pennsylvania State University baum@math.psu.edu
Adrian Ocneanu, The Pennsylvania State University adrian@math.psu.edu

8:45 a.m.
Characters of cycles and equivariant Chern character.
Alexander Gorokhovsky*, Ohio State University
(9375881)

9:30 a.m.
$S^1$ Equivariant Novikov Conjecture.
John W Lott*, University of Michigan
(9375851)

10:15 a.m.
Hopf algebra cyclic cohomology and characteristic classes of foliations.
Alain Connes, Coll\`ege de France, Paris
Henri Moscovici*, Ohio State University
(93746107)

Sunday October 25, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on C*Algebraic Methods in Geometry and Topology, III
Room 362, Willard Building
Organizers:
Nigel D. Higson, The Pennsylvania State University higson@math.psu.edu
Erik Guentner, Dartmouth College guentner@dorset.dartmouth.edu
John D. Trout, Jr., Dartmouth College john.d.trout@dartmouth.edu

9:00 a.m.
On the Bivariant Chern Character.
Paul Baum*, The Pennsylvania State University
(9371980)

9:40 a.m.
A counterexample to a question on the rationality of the trace map.
Ranja Roy*, SUNY at Binghamton
(9371915)

10:20 a.m.
Index Theory for Algebraic Ktheory.
Edward Bruce Williams*, U. of Notre Dame
(9371945)

Sunday October 25, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Least Squares and Total Least Squares, II
Room 260, Willard Building
Organizers:
Jesse L. Barlow, The Pennsylvania State University barlow@cse.psu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Solving Total Least Squares Problems in Information Filtering.
Michael W. Berry*, University of Tennessee
Eric P. Jiang, University of Tennessee
(9371546)

9:40 a.m.
Lanczos Method with InnerOuter Iterations.
Hongyuan Zha*, Penn State Univ.
(93765100)

10:20 a.m.
Intrinsic least square estimators on manifolds and their asymptotic distributions.
Victor Patrangenaru*, Georgia State University
(93762112)

Sunday October 25, 1998, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Arithmetic Geometry, III
Room 358, Willard Building
Organizers:
Kevin L. James, The Pennsylvania State University klj@math.psu.edu
WenChing Winnie Li, The Pennsylvania State University wli@math.psu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Tame construction of supercuspidal representations.
JiuKang Yu*, Princeton Univ
(93722105)

9:30 a.m.
RankinSelberg Integrals in Two Complex Variables.
Daniel Bump, Stanford University
Solomon Friedberg*, Boston College
David Ginzburg, TelAviv University
(9371121)

10:00 a.m.
The Holomorphic Kernel of the RankinSelberg Convolution.
Dorian Goldfeld*, Columbia University
(9371175)

10:30 a.m.
Arithmeticity of Fuchsian groups of the first kind.
Dihua Jiang*, University of Minnesota
Ilya PiatetskiShapiro, Yale University
(93711108)

Sunday October 25, 1998, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Set Theory, III
Room 360, Willard Building
Organizers:
Thomas Jech, The Pennsylvania State University jech@math.psu.edu

9:30 a.m.
Discussion.

10:00 a.m.
Filters and sequences.
Slawomir J. Solecki*, Indiana University
(93703114)

10:30 a.m.
Images of coanalytic sets.
Greg Hjorth*, UCLA
(9370490)

Sunday October 25, 1998, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
The Determinant of the Laplacian on Compact Manifolds.
AUD, Schwab Auditorium
Kate Okikiolu*, University of California, San Diego
(93753153)

Sunday October 25, 1998, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Aspects of stability theory for pattern formation in reactiondiffusion equations.
AUD, Schwab Auditorium
Tasso J. Kaper*, Boston University

Sunday October 25, 1998, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Partitions and qSeries, IV
Room 162, Willard Building
Organizers:
George E. Andrews, The Pennsylvania State University andrews@math.psu.edu
Ken Ono, The Pennsylvania State University ono@math.psu.edu
Scott D. Ahlgren, The Pennsylvania State University ahlgren@math.psu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Zeros of certain modular functions.
Frank G Garvan*, University of Florida
(93711109)

3:00 p.m.
The HallLittlewood Polynomials, the Finite General Linear Groups, and the RogersRamanujan Identities.
Jason E Fulman*, Dartmouth College
(9370539)

3:30 p.m.
Partitions Defined by Rank Conditions.
Sylvie Corteel, LRI, Orsay
Carla D Savage*, North Carolina State University
Radhika Venkatraman, GTE
(9370577)

4:00 p.m.
Bernoulli Trials and qIdentities.
Don P. Rawlings*, California Polytechnic State University
(9376070)

4:30 p.m.
Congruences for $m$ary Partitions: Revisiting the Work of Andrews and others.
James A Sellers*, Cedarville College
(9371134)

Sunday October 25, 1998, 2:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Session on C*Algebraic Methods in Geometry and Topology, IV
Room 362, Willard Building
Organizers:
Nigel D. Higson, The Pennsylvania State University higson@math.psu.edu
Erik Guentner, Dartmouth College guentner@dorset.dartmouth.edu
John D. Trout, Jr., Dartmouth College john.d.trout@dartmouth.edu

2:30 p.m.
Joint Special Session talk by Alain Connes in Room 262.

3:30 p.m.
The $K$homology class of the equivariant Euler characteristic operator.
Jonathan M Rosenberg*, University of Maryland
(9371925)

4:10 p.m.
Perturbed Dirac Operators.
Jeffrey Fox, University of Colorado
Cezary Gajdzinski, Virginia Tech
Peter Haskell*, Virginia Tech
(9375853)

4:50 p.m.
Geometric Constructions in $KK_G(C,C)$.
Jeffrey Fox*, University of Colorado
Peter Haskell, Virginia Tech
G Kasparov, Institut de Mathematiques de Luminy
(93719117)

5:30 p.m.
Lefschetz formulas and the Ktheory of the unstable algebras for hyperbolic dynamical systems.
Jerome Kaminker*, IUPUI
Ian F. Putnam, University of Victoria
Jack Spielberg, Arizona State University
(93719137)

Sunday October 25, 1998, 2:30 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Modeling of Phase Transitions of Partially Ordered Physical Systems, II
Room 158, Willard Building
Organizers:
MariaCarme T. Calderer, The Pennsylvania State University mcc@math.psu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Grain boundary energy and evolution.
David Kinderlehrer*, Carnegie Mellon University
(93773102)

3:10 p.m.
Kinetic theory for polymerliquid crystal systems.
Weinan E*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU, New York, NY 10012
Cyrill Muratov, Courant Institute, NYU
(93735146)

3:50 p.m.
Entropic elasticity of martensites.
Lev Truskinovsky*, Dept of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota
(93735135)

4:30 p.m.
Dynamics of free surface and pure elongational flows of liquid crystalline polymers.
Qi Wang*, Purdue UniversityIndiana University
(93735136)

5:10 p.m.
Scaling Relations for Chemical Spirals: Dispersion and Selection .
Andrew L. Belmonte*, Penn State University
JM. Flesselles, ESPCI, Paris, France
Q. Ouyang, NEC Research
Vilmos Gaspar, Kossuth Lajos University, Debrecen, Hungary
(93792141)

Sunday October 25, 1998, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry and Quantization, IV
Room 258, Willard Building
Organizers:
JeanLuc Brylinski, The Pennsylvania State University jlb@math.psu.edu
Ranee Brylinski, The Pennsylvania State University rkb@math.psu.edu
Boris Tsygan, The Pennsylvania State University tsygan@math.psu.edu
Ping Xu, The Pennsylvania State University ping@math.psu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Poisson harmonic forms and a theorem of Kostant.
Sam Evens*, U. of Arizona
JiangHua Lu, U. of Arizona
(9372235)

3:10 p.m.
A Littelmanntype formula for DuistermaatHeckman measures.
Allen Knutson*, Brandeis
(9375359)

3:50 p.m.
On the Moduli Space of YangBaxter Operators .
Anthony Giaquinto*, Loyola University Chicago
(93717127)

4:30 p.m.
Quantum States Localized on Lagrangian Submanifolds.
Fran\c cois Ziegler*, University of Georgia
(93722140)

Sunday October 25, 1998, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Arithmetic Geometry, IV
Room 358, Willard Building
Organizers:
Kevin L. James, The Pennsylvania State University klj@math.psu.edu
WenChing Winnie Li, The Pennsylvania State University wli@math.psu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Central derivative of Hecke Lseries .
Tonghai Yang*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(9371137)

3:00 p.m.
On Dirichlet series whose coefficients are class numbers of binary quadratic forms.
Boris A Datskovsky*, Temple University
(9371136)

3:30 p.m.
Tate's Conjecture for Elliptic Surfaces  Some Examples.
Michael I. Rosen*, Brown University
(9371155)

4:00 p.m.
Canonical heights on elliptic curves in characteristic $p$.
Matthew A Papanikolas*, Pennsylvania State University
(9371161)

4:30 p.m.
Convolution structures and arithmetic cohomology.
Alexander A. Borisov*, Penn State University
(9371133)

Sunday October 25, 1998, 2:30 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras and Noncommutative Geometry, IV
Room 262, Willard Building
Organizers:
Victor Nistor, The Pennsylvania State University nistor@math.psu.edu
Paul F. Baum, The Pennsylvania State University baum@math.psu.edu
Adrian Ocneanu, The Pennsylvania State University adrian@math.psu.edu

2:30 p.m.
The trace formula in Noncommutative Geometry and the Riemann Zeta function.
Alain Connes*, I.H.E.S and Ecole Normale, Paris, France
(93747124)

3:30 p.m.
Twodimensional groups and the BaumConnes assembly map.
Alain J Valette*, University of Neuchatel
(9374652)

4:15 p.m.
Hochschild and cyclic homology of certain dynamical systems arising in number theory.
Eric Leichtnam*, Ecole Normale Superieure
(93746129)

5:00 p.m.
Generation properties in some group von Neumann algebras tensor B(H) .
Florin G Radulescu*, University of Iowa
(93746119)
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