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1999 Fall Central Sectional Meeting
Austin, TX, October 810, 1999
Meeting #948
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Friday October 8, 1999

Friday October 8, 1999, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
RLM, Robert Lee Moore Hall

Friday October 8, 1999, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
RLM, Robert Lee Moore Hall

Friday October 8, 1999, 3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Characterization of nonsmooth domains via potential theory.
Room 106, Burdine Hall
Carlos E. Kenig, University of Chicago
Tatiana Toro*, University of Washington
(94828260)

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Wavelets and Approximation Theory, I
Room 5.122, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Don Hong, Eastern Tennessee State University hong@access.etsu.edu
Michael Prophet, Murray State University mike@banach.mursuky.edu

4:00 p.m.
Orthogonal lifting: constructing nonseparable orthogonal wavelets.
Eugene Belogay*, Purdue University
(94842291)

4:30 p.m.
IntegertoInteger Transformations Using Scaling Vectors.
Patrick J Van Fleet*, University of St. Thomas
(94841311)

5:00 p.m.
Conjugate Wavelets.
TianXiao He*, Illinois Wesleyan University
(9484267)

5:30 p.m.
Multiwavelets on the interval and divergencefree wavelets on a rectangle.
Maria C Pereyra*, University of New Mexico
Joseph Lakey, New Mexico State University
(94841250)

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and PDEs, I
Room 6.104, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
William Beckner, University of Texas at Austin beckner@math.utexas.edu
Luis A. Caffarelli, University of Texas at Austin caffarel@math.utexas.edu
Toti Daskalopoulos, University of California, Irvine pdaskalo@math.uci.edu
Tatiana Toro, University of Washington toro@math.washington.edu

4:00 p.m.
Regularity of Zakharov System Evolutions.
James E Colliander*, University of California, Berkeley
(94835298)

4:30 p.m.
Small Solutions of the KadomtsevPetviashvili Equation.
Jim Colliander, University of California Berkeley
Carlos E Kenig, University of Chicago
Gigliola Staffilani*, Stanford University
(94835278)

5:30 p.m.
Multilinear singular integrals.
Christoph M Thiele*, UC Los Angeles
(94842231)

6:00 p.m.
Boundary unique continuation: doubling property and nodal domains.
Paul MacManus, N.U.I. Maynooth, Ireland
Andrea Nahmod*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(94842208)

6:30 p.m.
Recent Regularity Results for Nonlinear Wave Equations.
Hart Smith, University of Washington, Seattle
Christopher D Sogge, Johns Hopkins University
Terence Tao, University of California, Los Angeles
Markus A Keel*, Cal Tech
(94835277)

5:00 p.m.
Break.

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Aperiodic Tiling, I
Room 6.122, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Charles Radin, University of Texas, Austin radin@math.utexas.edu
Lorenzo Sadun, University of Texas, Austin sadun@math.utexas.edu

4:00 p.m.
Selfsimilarity and Invariant Measures in Model Sets.
Robert V Moody*, University of Alberta
(94852100)

4:30 p.m.
Substitution Delone sets.
Jeffrey C. Lagarias*, AT&T
(94852192)

5:00 p.m.
When are two tilings the same?
Charles Radin*, University of Texas at Austin
Lorenzo Sadun, University of Texas at Austin
(9485270)

5:30 p.m.
Cohomology and Ktheory of spaces of tilings.
Ian F Putnam*, University of Victoria
(9483780)

6:00 p.m.
Rotations and the topology of substitution spaces.
Nicholas Ormes*, University of Texas at Austin
(94852193)

6:30 p.m.
Pseudoselfsimilar tilings are MLD from selfsimilar tilings.
Natalie M. Priebe*, Rensellaer Polytechnic Institute
Boris Solomyak, University of Washington
(94852194)

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.7:20 p.m.
Special Session on Banach and Operator Spaces:Isomorphic and Geometric Structure, I
Room 5.118, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Edward Odell, University of Texas, Austin odell@math.utexas.edu
Haskell P. Rosenthal, University of Texas, Austin rosenthl@math.utexas.edu

4:00 p.m.
Homogeneous Hilbertian subspaces of $L_p$.
Timur Oikhberg*, The University of Texas at Austin
(94846271)

4:30 p.m.
Approximate units and complete Mideals.
Alvaro Arias*, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Haskell Rosenthal, The University of Texas at Austin
(94846328)

5:00 p.m.
Noncommutative Lpspaces and their operator space structures.
Marius Junge*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(94846139)

5:30 p.m.
On Injectivity and Nuclearity for Operator Spaces.
Edward G Effros, UCLA
Narutaka Ozawa, Texas A&M University
ZhongJin Ruan*, University of Illinois
(94846111)

6:00 p.m.
Exactness of CuntzPimsner algebras.
Ken Dykema*, Texas A&M University
Dimitri Shlyakhtenko, UCLA
(94846255)

6:30 p.m.
Norming $C^*$algebras by subalgebras.
Allan M Sinclair, University of Edinburgh
Roger R Smith*, Texas A&M University
(9484657)

7:00 p.m.
The measure of noncompactness, the essential spectrum, and the essential spectral radius of a positive operator.
Vladimir G Troitsky*, University of Texas, Austin
(9484763)

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Index Theory, I
Room 6.126, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Daniel S. Freed, University of Texas, Austin dafr@math.utexas.edu
John Roe, Pennsylvania State University roe@math.psu.edu

4:00 p.m.
Transverse index theory and cyclic cohomology of Hopf algebras.
Henri Moscovici*, Ohio State University
(94858219)

5:00 p.m.
Family Index Theorems for Manifolds with Boundary and Adiabatic limit.
Xianzhe Dai*, UCSB
Weiping Zhang, Nankai Institute of Mathematics
(94858319)

6:00 p.m.
Positive scalar curvature metrics and Ktheory of $C^*$algebras.
Stephan A Stolz*, Notre Dame
(94847220)

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Dynamics, I
Room 7.122, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Robert J. McCann, University of Toronto mccann@math.toronto.edu
Catherine Sulem, University of Toronto sulem@math.toronto.edu

4:00 p.m.
Discussion.

4:30 p.m.
Formation of singularities in solutions of the derivative nonlinear Schr\"odinger equation on the half line.
Hayato Nawa*, Nagoya University
(94835202)

5:00 p.m.
Nonlinear stability and bifurcation in Optical Parametric Oscillators.
Keith S. Promislow*, Simon Fraser University
J. Nathan Kutz, University of Washington
(94847237)

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical and Computational Finance, I
Room 7.104, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Stathis Tompaidis, University of Texas, Austin stathis@athena.bus.utexas.edu

4:00 p.m.
Modeling Credit Risk.
Alain Belanger*, Bank of Nova Scotia
Steven E Shreve, Carnegie Mellon
Dennis Wong, Scotia Capital Markets
(94891322)

4:30 p.m.
Modeling of Liquidity Risk.
Robert Almgren*, University of Chicago
(94891321)

5:00 p.m.
Problems in Real Options.
Murray Carlson*, University of Texas at Austin
(94891323)

5:30 p.m.
Pricing Lease Options in Dynamic Markets.
Chris M Kenyon*, Schlumberger
Stathis Tompaidis, University of Texas at Austin
(94890144)

6:00 p.m.
Agency Costs, Credit Constraints and Default Costs: the case of Commercial Mortgages.
Sheridan Titman, University of Texas at Austin
Stathis Tompaidis, University of Texas at Austin
Sergey Tsyplakov*, University of Texas at Austin
(94891336)

6:30 p.m.
The Impact of Large Changes in Asset Prices on IntraMarket Correlations in the Stock, Bond, and International Markets.
Ehud I Ronn, University of Texas at Austin
Akin Sayrak*, University of Pittsburgh
Stathis Tompaidis, University of Texas at Austin
(94891333)

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on DNA Topology, I
Room 4.102, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Isabel K. Darcy, University of Texas, Austin darcy@math.utexas.edu
Makkuni Jayaram, Univeristy of Texas, Austin jayaram@intron.icmb.utexas.edu

4:00 p.m.
On the elastic stability of configurations of knotted and unknotted miniplasmids.
Bernard D Coleman*, Rutgers University
David Swigon, Rutgers University
(94874140)

4:30 p.m.
On minimum elastic energy configurations of torus knots.
David Swigon*, Rutgers University
Bernard D Coleman, Rutgers University
(94874141)

5:00 p.m.
Biology and Physics of DNA Knots.
Andrzej Stasiak*, Universite de Lausanne
(94892264)

6:00 p.m.
Moving knots with obstacles.
Kenneth Hunt, Dept. Computer Science, UWLa Crosse
Jonathan Simon*, University of Iowa
(94892266)

6:30 p.m.
Notions of writhing and linking density for closed, circular DNA.
David C Miller*, William Paterson University
Craig J Benham, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
(94892182)

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dehn Surgery and Kleinian Groups, I
Room 6.116, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
John Luecke, University of Texas, Austin luecke@math.utexas.edu
Alan Reid, University of Texas, Austin areid@math.utexas.edu

4:00 p.m.
Incompressible surfaces and Dehn surgery on knots.
Hugh N Howards*, Wake Forest University/ UT Austin
(94857294)

4:30 p.m.
Virtual Betti numbers of bundles.
Joseph D Masters*, Rice University
(94857286)

5:00 p.m.
Immersed essential surfaces without triple points in 3manifolds.
Joachim Hyam Rubinstein*, University of Melbourne
(9485776)

5:30 p.m.
Knots and links in $S^3$ without parallel tangent lines.
YingQing Wu*, University of Iowa
(94857204)

6:00 p.m.
Surgery when degeneracy is $\pm 2$.
Rachel D Roberts*, Washington University in St Louis
(94857195)

6:30 p.m.
On Algebraic Components Of SL(2,C)Character Varieties Of Knot Exteriors.
Steven Boyer, University of Quebec at Montreal
Erhard Luft, University of British Columbia
Xingru Zhang*, SUNY at Buffalo
(9485758)

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Problems in Transport Phenomena, I
Room 5.116, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Jose Antonio Carrillo, University of Texas, Austin carri@math.utexas.edu
Irene M. Gamba, University of Texas, Austin gamba@math.utexas.edu

4:00 p.m.
Structure of an infinitely strong shock waves.
Carlo Cercignani*, Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy
Aldo Frezzotti, Milano, Italy
P Grosfils, Milano,Italy
(9488259)

4:30 p.m.
Approximate Summation of the ChapmanEnskog Expansion.
Marshall Slemrod*, Univ. of Wisconsin
(9487608)

5:00 p.m.
Unsteady Continuum/Rarefied Gasdynamics Simulations with a Hybrid Euler/Monte Carlo Approach.
David Goldstein*, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas at Austin
Roberto Roveda, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas at Austin
Philip Varghese, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, University of Texas at Austin
(9488261)

5:30 p.m.
Transport eauations and their diffusion approximations.
Moulay D Tidriri*, Iowa State University
(94865315)

6:00 p.m.
Some properties of kinetic and macroscopic equations in granular media.
Alexander V Bobylev, Keldysh Institute, Moscow, Russia
Jose A Carrillo*, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin
Irene M Gamba, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Austin
(9488269)

6:30 p.m.
Vibrated Granular Media and Kinetic Theory.
Mark D. Shattuck*, University of Texas at Austin
Chris Bizon, Colorado Research Associates
Jack B. Swift, University of Texas at Austin
Harry L. Swinney, University of Texas at Austin
(94876267)

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on The Diverse Mathematical Legacy of Jean Leray, I (A)
Room 7.116, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Eric M. Friedlander, Northwestern University eric@math.nwu.edu
Susan J. Friedlander, University of Illinois, Chicago susan@math.uic.edu

4:00 p.m.
NavierStokes Equations.
Roger M Temam*, Indiana University
(9483585)

5:00 p.m.
Beyond Sobolev norms in the study of the NavierStokes equations.
Ciprian Foias*, Indiana University
(9483536)

5:30 p.m.
An EulerianLagrangian Approach to Incompressible Fluids.
Peter Constantin*, The University of Chicago
(9483553)

6:00 p.m.
Some remarks on the post War contributions of Jean Leray.
Pierre Cartier*, IHES
(94801196)

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on The Diverse Mathematical Legacy of Jean Leray, I (B)
Room 7.118, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Eric M. Friedlander, Northwestern University eric@math.nwu.edu
Susan J. Friedlander, University of Illinois, Chicago susan@math.uic.edu

5:00 p.m.
Spectral Sequence.
Haynes R Miller*, MIT
(94855103)

5:30 p.m.
The Cohomological Dimension of Function Fields.
John Tate*, University of Texas at Austin
(94814136)

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Theoretical, Computational and Experimental Aspects of Mechanics, I
Room 7.120, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Jerry Bona, University of Texas, Austin bona@math.utexas.edu
Steven Levandosky, University of Texas, Austin slevan@math.utexas.edu
Jiahong Wu, University of Texas, Austin jiahong@math.utexas.edu

4:00 p.m.
Stability of the Solution with Respect to the Boundary.
Ivo M Babuska*, Texas Institute of Computational and Applied Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin
Jan Chleboun, Mathematical Institute, Academy of Science, Czech Republic
(94835105)

4:30 p.m.
Modelling of crack propagation.
Michael P Marder*, University of Texas at Austin
(94876341)

5:00 p.m.
Stability of instability for the two dimensional Euler equations.
Susan Friedlander*, U of IllinoisChicago
(9483572)

5:30 p.m.
The renormalization group method. Application to a slightly compressible fluid model.
Ioana Moise*, University of Texas at Austin
Mohammed Ziane, Texas A&M University
(9483533)

6:00 p.m.
The geometric structure of the superlevel sets and global regularity for 3D NavierStokes equations.
Zoran Grujic*, University of Texas
(9487626)

6:30 p.m.
Zerodissipation limits of nonlinear waves.
Jerry L Bona, University of Texas at Austin
Jiahong Wu*, University of Texas at Austin
(94876115)

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topology of Continua, I
Room 6.124, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
Wayne Lewis, Texas Tech University wlewis@math.ttu.edu
Carl Seaquist, Texas Tech University seaqucr@math.ttu.edu

4:00 p.m.
Minimal trees.
Krystyna M. Kuperberg*, Auburn University
Wlodzimierz Kuperberg, Auburn University
(9485468)

4:30 p.m.
The HahnMazurkiewicz Theorem: A characterization.
Dale B Daniel, Lamar University
Jacek Nikiel, American University of Beirut
L Bruce Treybig*, Texas A\&M University
H Murat Tuncali, Nipissing University
(94854295)

5:00 p.m.
On strongly monotone mappings.
Janusz J Charatonik*, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and University of Wroclaw
(94854118)

5:30 p.m.
Concerning the Role of Local Separating Points of Decomposition Spaces in the HahnMazurkiewicz Theorem.
Dale Daniel*, Lamar University
(94854216)

6:00 p.m.
A Tale of Six Atriodic Treelike Continua.
W. T. Ingram*, University of Missouri  Rolla
(94854133)

6:30 p.m.
A problem concerning topological properties which are inheredited.
Raul Escobedo*, Instituto de Matematicas, UNAM
(94854305)

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, I
Room 6.120, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
David Delatte, University of North Texas delatte@sol.acs.unt.edu
R. Daniel Mauldin, University of North Texas mauldin@unt.edu
Mariusz Urbanski, University of North Texas urbanski@unt.edu
Luca Quardo Zamboni, University of North Texas lqz0001@jove.acs.unt.edu

4:00 p.m.
Safe states of subshifts of finite type are not so powerful.
Robert M Burton*, Oregon State University
Arthur Robinson, George Washington University
(94837179)

4:30 p.m.
Expansive homeomorphisms of solenoids and generalizations thereof.
Alex D Clark*, University of North Texas
(94858112)

5:00 p.m.
Minimal sets.
Krystyna M Kuperberg*, Auburn University
(94858107)

5:30 p.m.
Uniformly perfect analytic and conformal attractor sets.
Rich L Stankewitz*, Texas A&M University
(9483091)

6:00 p.m.
On Besicovitch's 1/2Conjecture.
Hany M Farag*, Caltech
(9482840)

6:30 p.m.
Discussion.

Friday October 8, 1999, 4:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Advances in the Mathematics and Applications of Finite Elements, I
Room 5.124, Robert Lee Moore Hall
Organizers:
J. Tinsley Oden, University of Texas, Austin oden@ticam.utexas.edu

5:00 p.m.
Approximation Problems and Generalized Finite Element Method.
Ivo M Babuska*, Texas Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics, The University of Texas at Austin
(94865106)

Friday October 8, 1999, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Reception
Texas Union Building, Texas Union Building
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