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1999 Spring Central Section Meeting
Urbana, IL, March 1821, 1999
Meeting #941
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Friday March 19, 1999

Friday March 19, 1999, 7:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Second Floor, Altgeld Hall

Friday March 19, 1999, 7:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Library, Altgeld Hall

Friday March 19, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Nonstandard Analysis, I
Room 269, Everitt Laboratory
Organizers:
C. Ward Henson, University of IllinoisUrbana henson@math.uiuc.edu
Peter Loeb, University of IllinoisUrbana loeb@math.uiuc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Base Operators and their Topologies.
Jurgen E Bliedtner, University of Frankfurt
Peter A Loeb*, University of Illinois, Urbana
(94126112)

9:00 a.m.
Infinite products of infinite measures.
David A. Ross*, University of Hawaii
Peter A. Loeb, University of Illinois
(94128238)

9:30 a.m.
Extensions of the Wiener space and anticipating Girsanov transformations.
Horst Osswald*, University of Munich
(94128323)

10:00 a.m.
Conditional Law of Large Numbers in the Exact Settings.
Yeneng Sun*, National University of Singapore
(94160148)

10:30 a.m.
Continua of Loeb measures and Borel bijections.
Kenneth Schilling*, University of MichiganFlint
Bosko \v Zivaljevi \' c, Cisco Systems
(9410398)

Friday March 19, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Elementary and Analytic Number Theory, I
Room 245, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Harold G. Diamond, University of Illinois, Urbana diamond@math.uiuc.edu
A. J. Hildebrand, University of Illinois, Urbana hildebr@math.uiuc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Ramanujan's Second Unpublished Manuscript on the Partition Function.
Bruce C. Berndt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Ken Ono, Pennsylvania State University at University Park
(94111269)

9:00 a.m.
Two tenth order mock theta function identities in Ramanujan's lost notebook.
YounSeo Choi*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(94111218)

9:30 a.m.
A certain quotient of etafunctions found in Ramanujan's lost notebook.
Bruce C Berndt, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Heng H Chan, National University of Singapore
SoonYi Kang*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Liang C Zhang, Southwest Missouri State University
(94111194)

10:00 a.m.
Two dimensional vector spaces of partial $q$difference equations for basic hypergeometric functions.
Jaebum Sohn*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Douglas C Bowman, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(94111285)

10:30 a.m.
Polynomial Continued Fractions.
Douglas C Bowman*, University of Illinois, ChampaignUrbana
James G McLaughlin, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(94141314)

Friday March 19, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Diophantine Equations, Inequalities and Related Arithmetic Problems, I
Room 143, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Michael Bennett, University of Illinois, Urbana mabennett@math.uiuc.edu
Trevor Wooley, University of Michigan wooley@math.lsa.umich.edu

8:30 a.m.
Mahler's measure and the volume of hyperbolic manifolds .
David W. Boyd*, U. British Columbia
(9411134)

9:00 a.m.
On the integer Chebyshev constant and the asymptotic structure of the integer Chebyshev polynomials.
Igor E Pritsker*, Case Western Reserve University
(94111190)

10:00 a.m.
Diophantine approximation in the vector space ${\Bbb Q} + \alpha{\Bbb Q}$.
Edward B Burger*, Williams College & University of Colorado at Boulder
(94111225)

10:30 a.m.
Estimates for the Number of Polynomials with Bounded Degree and Bounded Mahler Measure.
SheyJey Chern, University of Texas at Austin
Jeffrey D Vaaler*, University of Texas at Austin
(94111181)

Friday March 19, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Spaces and Their Applications, I
Room 165, Everitt Laboratory
Organizers:
Gilles Pisier, Texas A & M gip@ccr.jussieu.fr
ZhongJin Ruan, University of IllinoisUrbana ruan@math.uiuc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Hilbert $C^{*}$modules: A Useful Tool.
SzeKai Tsui*, Oakland University
(94146183)

9:00 a.m.
Modules over Operator algebras.
David P Blecher*, University of Houston
(9414699)

9:30 a.m.
Isometric dilations of noncommuting ntuples and representations of the CuntzToeplitz algebra.
Kenneth R. Davidson*, University of Waterloo
David W. Kribs, University of Waterloo
Miron Shpigel, University of Waterloo
(94147210)

10:00 a.m.
Quantized Commutant Lifting and Functional Calculus in Several Variables.
Gelu F Popescu*, University of Texas at San Antonio
(9414792)

10:30 a.m.
Local reflexivity and decomposable operators between C*algebras.
Christian Le Merdy*, University of Houston and Universite de FrancheComte
(94146176)

Friday March 19, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 345, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Joseph Brennan, North Dakota State University brennan@plains.nodak.edu
Sankar Dutta, University of Illinois, Urbana dutta@math.uiuc.edu
Robert Fossum, University of Illinois, Urbana rfossum@uiuc.edu
Phillip Griffith, University of Illinois, Urbana griffith@math.uiuc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Baxter algebras and shuffle products.
Li Guo, Rutgers University
William F Keigher*, Rutgers University
(9411331)

9:00 a.m.
Hochschild homology of Hypersurfaces with Isolated Singularities.
Ruth I Michler*, University of North Texas
(94113303)

9:30 a.m.
Finite generation of Hochschild homology algebras.
Luchezar L. Avramov*, Purdue University
Srikanth Iyengar, Univesity of Missouri
(94113331)

10:00 a.m.
On Bass numbers of modules over local Noetherian rings.
Mee Kyung Kim, Sung Kyun Kwan University, Suwon, Korea
Jee Heub Koh*, Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Seoul, Korea
Kisuk Lee, Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul, Korea
(94113315)

10:30 a.m.
QuasiCohenMacaulay Homomorphisms.
HansBj{\o}rn Foxby*, K{\o}benhavns Universitet
(94113330)

Friday March 19, 1999, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Progress in Elementary Geometry, I
Room 445, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
John E. Wetzel, University of IllinoisUrbana jwetzel@math.uiuc.edu
Clark Kimberling, University of Evansville ck6@evansville.edu

9:00 a.m.
Revisiting some tiling problems.
Doris J. Schattschneider*, Moravian College
(94152150)

10:00 a.m.
Okumura's double tiling.
John Rigby*, Cardiff University
(94151149)

Friday March 19, 1999, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Galois Representations, I
Room 141, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Nigel Boston, University of IllinoisUrbana boston@math.uiuc.edu
Michael Larsen, University of Missouri larsen@math.missouri.edu

9:00 a.m.
Lfunctions of crystals over function fields, a cohomological approach.
Gebhard Boeckle*, University of Mannheim
Richard Pink, University of Mannheim
(94111287)

9:45 a.m.
Extensions of Crystalline Representations.
Matthew Emerton*, University of Michigan
Mark Kisin, Westfalischen Wilhelms Universitat
(94111172)

10:15 a.m.
Shimura varieties and the MumfordTate conjecture.
Adrian Vasiu*, University of California, Berkeley
(9411494)

Friday March 19, 1999, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Martingales and Analysis, I
Room 161, Everitt Laboratory
Organizers:
Joseph Max Rosenblatt, University of IllinoisUrbana jrsnbltt@math.uiuc.edu
Renming Song, University of IllinoisUrbana rsong@math.uiuc.edu
Richard B. Sowers, University of IllinoisUrbana rsowers@math.uiuc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Noncommutative martingale inequalities in $L_p$ and related questions.
Gilles J Pisier*, Texas A\& M
(9416052)

9:30 a.m.
Martingales on trees.
Davar Khoshnevisan*, University of Utah
(94160249)

10:00 a.m.
Some Analogies Between Martingales and Dirichlet Functions.
Russell D Lyons*, Indiana University
Alano Ancona, Universit\'e de ParisSud
Yuval Peres, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(94160137)

10:30 a.m.
Some unknown constants in inequalities .
Mate Wierdl*, University of Memphis
(94142104)

Friday March 19, 1999, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, I
Room 243, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Douglas B. West, University of Illinois, Urbana west@math.uiuc.edu

9:00 a.m.
The spectral radius of graphs on surfaces.
Mark N. Ellingham*, Vanderbilt University
Xiaoya Zha, Middle Tennessee State University
(94105141)

9:30 a.m.
Genus bounds for embeddings with large connectivity and large representativity.
Michael Plummer, Vanderbilt University
Xiaoya Zha*, Middle Tennessee State University
(94105168)

10:00 a.m.
On some extensions of barvisibility graphs.
Joan P. Hutchinson*, Macalester College
(9410544)

10:30 a.m.
Recent Research on Digraph Minors.
Neil Robertson*, The Ohio state University
(94105271)

Friday March 19, 1999, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Integrable Equations, I
Room 147, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Igor Krichever, Columbia University krichev@cpw.math.columbia.edu
Kirill Vaninsky, Kansas State University vaninsky@math.ksu.edu

9:00 a.m.
RogersRamanujan identites in integrable statistical mechanical models.
Barry McCoy*, SUNY Stony Brook
(9413563)

9:30 a.m.
New types of soliton interactions for nonlinear equations.
Mark S Alber*, University of Notre Dame
Gregory G Luther, Northwestern University
Charles Miller, University of Notre Dame
(9413516)

10:00 a.m.
Noncommutative integrability of generalized rigid body equations.
Anthony M Bloch*, University of Michigan
Peter E Crouch, Arizona State University
Jerrold E Marsden, California Institute of Technology
Tudor S Ratiu, University of California at Santa Cruz
(9417020)

10:30 a.m.
Extended Integrability and BiHamiltonian Systems.
Oleg I. Bogoyavlenskij*, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada, K7L 3N6
(9413417)

Friday March 19, 1999, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Vector Bundles and Complex Geometry, I
Room 343, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Maarten Bergvelt, University of IllinoisUrbana bergv@math.uiuc.edu
Steven Bradlow, University of IllinoisUrbana bradlow@vortex.math.uiuc.edu
John P. D'Angelo, University of IllinoisUrbana jpda@math.uiuc.edu
Lawrence Ein, University of IllinoisChicago

9:00 a.m.
The decomposition theorem: Heisenberg algebras, Hilbert schemes and Equivariant KTheory.
Mark de Cataldo*, Harvard University
(9411451)

9:30 a.m.
Existence of K\"ahlerEinstein Metrics on certain Hilbert Schemes.
Zhuangdan D Guan*, Princeton University
Xiuxiong Chen, Same as the first author
(9415376)

10:00 a.m.
Inhomogeneous hyperK\"ahler geometry with torsion.
Yat Sun Poon*, UC Riverside
Gueo Grantcharov, UC Riverside
(94153240)

10:30 a.m.
Low degree coverings of homogeneous spaces.
Meeyoung Kim*, Michigan State University
Laurent Manivel, Universite de Grenoble
(94114216)

Friday March 19, 1999, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Designs, I
Room 241, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Ilene H. Morgan, University of MissouriRolla imorgan@umr.edu
Walter D. Wallis, Southern Illinois UniversityCarbondale wdwallis@math.siu.edu

9:00 a.m.
New balanced neighbor designs from modifications of the Lucas/Walecki construction.
Donald A. Preece*, University of Kent at Canterbury
(9410553)

10:00 a.m.
Finding Large Single Change Covering Designs.
Nicholas C Phillips*, Southern Illinois University
(94105102)

10:30 a.m.
Almost Perfect OneFactorizations: Some Examples and Properties.
Emily R Petrie*, Merrimack College
Edwin Ihrig, Arizona State University
(94105306)

Friday March 19, 1999, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Lowdimensional Topology, I
Room 341, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Mark Brittenham, University of North Texas britten@unt.edu
Charles Delman, Eastern Illinois University cfcid@eiu.edu
Rachel Roberts, Washington University roberts@sulu.wustl.edu

9:00 a.m.
The Apolynomial from the Noncommutative Viewpoint.
Charles D Frohman*, The University of Iowa
Razvan Gelca, The University of Michigan
Walter LoFaro, Boise State University
(94157136)

10:00 a.m.
Bracket and regular isotopy of singular links.
Chichen Michael Tsau*, Saint Louis University
(94157319)

10:30 a.m.
Vassiliev invariants for spin 3manifolds.
Nadya K Shirokova*, UIUC
(9415708)

Friday March 19, 1999, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Wavelet Analysis and Multiresolution Methods, I
Room 151, Everitt Laboratory
Organizers:
TianXiao He, Illinois Wesleyan University the@sun.iwu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Information Cost Functions.
Mladen Victor Wickerhauser*, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri
(9414258)

9:30 a.m.
Conversion Between Orthogonal And Biorthogonal Wavelets.
Jun Tian*, Computational Mathematics Laboratory, Rice University, Houston, Texas
Raymond O. Wells, Jr., Computational Mathematics Laboratory, Rice University, Houston, Texas
(94142184)

10:00 a.m.
Optimal Multivariate Biorthogonal Wavelets and CBC Algorithm.
Bin Han*, Oklahoma State University
(94141191)

10:30 a.m.
Bases consisting of rational functions of uniformly bounded degrees or more general functions.
Pencho P Petrushev*, University of South Carolina
(94142295)

Friday March 19, 1999, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Session on Number Theory, I
Room 443, Altgeld Hall

9:30 a.m.
The kfree divisor problem.
Anguel V. Koumtchev*, University of South Carolina
(9411133)

9:45 a.m.
Exponents of class groups of quadratic functions fields over finite fields.
David A Cardon*, Brigham Young University
(9411181)

10:00 a.m.
Fibonacci and Lucas numbers with only one distinctdigit.
Florian Luca*, Bielefeld University
(9411113)

10:45 a.m.
Automorphic Integrals of Positive Weight on Hecke Groups.
Abdulkadir Hassen, Dr*, Rowan University
(9411126)

Friday March 19, 1999, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Analytic methods count for diophantine problems.
Room 314, Altgeld Hall
Trevor D Wooley*, University of Michigan
(94111292)

Friday March 19, 1999, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Discrete analogs of the EgoroffDarboux metrics
Room 314, Altgeld Hall
Igor Krichever*, Columbia University

Friday March 19, 1999, 2:30 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Elementary and Analytic Number Theory, II
Room 245, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Harold G. Diamond, University of Illinois, Urbana diamond@math.uiuc.edu
A. J. Hildebrand, University of Illinois, Urbana hildebr@math.uiuc.edu

2:30 p.m.
The BrunHooley sieve.
Kevin Ford, Univ. of South Carolina
Heini Halberstam*, Univ. of Illinois
(94111221)

3:00 p.m.
Primes in short arithmetic progressions with widely spaced moduli.
Peter D.T.A. Elliott*, University of Colorado at Boulder.
(9411188)

3:30 p.m.
Primes in short intervals.
Roger C Baker*, BYU
(9411191)

4:00 p.m.
On exponential sums with multiplicative coefficients.
Gennady Bachman*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(9411189)

4:30 p.m.
An Asymptotic Formula for the Number of Smooth Values of a Polynomial.
Greg Martin*, University of Toronto
(94111142)

5:00 p.m.
The Prime Element Theorem on Additive Formations.
WenBin Zhang*, University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston 7, JAMAICA
(9411147)

5:30 p.m.
Exponential sums over multiplicative groups of residues.
Sergei Vladimirovich Konyagin*, Moscow State University
(94111161)

6:00 p.m.
Lattice points close to a smooth curve and distribution of squarefull numbers in short intervals.
Ognian T Trifonov*, University of South Carolina
(9411141)

Friday March 19, 1999, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Diophantine Equations, Inequalities and Related Arithmetic Problems, II
Room 143, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Michael Bennett, University of Illinois, Urbana mabennett@math.uiuc.edu
Trevor Wooley, University of Michigan wooley@math.lsa.umich.edu

2:30 p.m.
Some Powerful Determinants.
Alfred J van der Poorten*, Centre for Number Theory Research, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
(94111203)

3:00 p.m.
New Transcendence Results for Function Fields.
W. Dale Brownawell*, Penn State
Laurent Denis, University of Lille, France
(94111312)

3:30 p.m.
$S$unit equations in function fields via the $ABC$theorem.
Julia Mueller*, Fordham University
(94111280)

4:00 p.m.
Criteria of algebraic independence and approximation by hypersurfaces.
Damien Roy*, University of Ottawa
Michel Laurent, Institut de Math\'ematiques de Luminy, CNRS
(94111155)

4:30 p.m.
Norm Form Inequalities in Three Variables.
Jeffrey L Thunder*, Northern Illinois University Dept. of Mathematical Sciences
(94111260)

Friday March 19, 1999, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Integrable Equations, II
Room 147, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Igor Krichever, Columbia University krichev@cpw.math.columbia.edu
Kirill Vaninsky, Kansas State University vaninsky@math.ksu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Pole Dynamics for elliptic solutions of the KortewegdeVries equation.
Bernard Deconinck*, MSRI
(9413550)

3:00 p.m.
Higher Genus Whitham Hierarchies and Solutions to the WDVV equations.
Anton Dzhamay*, Department of Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, NY10027
(94135309)

3:30 p.m.
Hamiltonian Structure of Nonabelian Toda Lattice.
Michael Gekhtman*, University of Notre Dame
(9415848)

4:00 p.m.
Difference Equations in the Complex Domain: Extending the Painlev\'e Property.
Rod Halburd*, U Colorado
Mark Ablowitz, U. Colorado
Ben Herbst, U. Colorado
(9413568)

4:30 p.m.
Eigenvectors of the transfer matrix of solidonsolid models and vanishing conditions for solutions of qKZB equations.
Sasha Varchenko*, UNC
(9413559)

Friday March 19, 1999, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Progress in Elementary Geometry, II
Room 445, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
John E. Wetzel, University of IllinoisUrbana jwetzel@math.uiuc.edu
Clark Kimberling, University of Evansville ck6@evansville.edu

3:00 p.m.
Patterns on a spherical surface.
Magnus J. Wenninger*, none
(9415179)

4:00 p.m.
Variations of Uniform Polyhedra.
Vincent J. Matsko*, Associate Professor
(94151140)

4:30 p.m.
Constructing polytopes that have a manyfaceted projection.
Steven W. Knox*, none
(94152209)

5:00 p.m.
Cubing the Square: A Progress Report on the Rupert Problems.
Gregory Huber*, University of Arizona
(9415184)

Friday March 19, 1999, 3:00 p.m.6:25 p.m.
Special Session on Nonstandard Analysis, II
Room 269, Everitt Laboratory
Organizers:
C. Ward Henson, University of IllinoisUrbana henson@math.uiuc.edu
Peter Loeb, University of IllinoisUrbana loeb@math.uiuc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Some examples of stable Banach space structures.
C. Ward Henson*, University of Illinois
(94103320)

3:30 p.m.
A Geometric Characterization of Doubledual $n$Types.
Markus Pomper*, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
(94146237)

4:00 p.m.
Degree theory in nonstandard hulls of hyperfinite dimensional Banach Spaces.
Joao P Teixeira*, UWMadison, Dept of Mathematics
(94146308)

4:30 p.m.
Uniform Versions of Infinitary Properties in Banach Spaces.
Carlos E Ortiz*, Beaver College, Glenside, PA 190383295
(94103199)

5:00 p.m.
Nearisometries of C(K)spaces.
G. Beate Zimmer*, Mississippi University for Women
(9414628)

5:30 p.m.
Measures of noncompactness and essential spectra of positive operators.
Vladimir G. Troitsky*, University of Illinois
(9414737)

6:00 p.m.
Discrete approximation of operators and convergence of spectra.
Manfred P.H. Wolff*, AMS
(94147250)

Friday March 19, 1999, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Galois Representations, II
Room 141, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Nigel Boston, University of IllinoisUrbana boston@math.uiuc.edu
Michael Larsen, University of Missouri larsen@math.missouri.edu

3:00 p.m.
Deformations of threedimensional Galois representations.
Darrin M Doud*, University of Illinois at Urbana
(94111290)

3:30 p.m.
Discussion

4:15 p.m.
Conductors and Local Galois Representations.
Romyar T. Sharifi*, The University of Chicago
(94111299)

4:45 p.m.
Galois representations and unramified covers.
Georgios Pappas*, Michigan State University
(94111259)

5:30 p.m.
Congruences of Selmer groups.
Li Guo*, Rutgers UniversityNewark
(9411129)

Friday March 19, 1999, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Martingales and Analysis, II
Room 161, Everitt Laboratory
Organizers:
Joseph Max Rosenblatt, University of IllinoisUrbana jrsnbltt@math.uiuc.edu
Renming Song, University of IllinoisUrbana rsong@math.uiuc.edu
Richard B. Sowers, University of IllinoisUrbana rsowers@math.uiuc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Burkholder's biconcave functions and connections to quasiconvexity and rank one convexity .
Rodrigo Banuelos*, Purdue University
(9416097)

3:30 p.m.
Limsup Random Fractals.
Davar Khoshnevisan, University of Utah
Yuval Peres, University of California, Berkeley
Yimin Xiao*, University of Utah
(94160100)

4:00 p.m.
Banach Principle in the space of measurable operators.
Michael Sh. Goldstein, University of Toronto, Princeton University
Semyon N. Litvinov*, North Dakota State University
(9414656)

4:30 p.m.
Stochastic Volatility Modeling in Financial Mathematics.
Ronnie Sircar*, Assistant Professor
JeanPierre Fouque, Professor
George Papanicolaou, Professor
(94160116)

5:00 p.m.
A new stochastic PDE with measurevalued solutions.
Carl E. Mueller*, University of Rochester
(9416045)

Friday March 19, 1999, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, II
Room 243, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Douglas B. West, University of Illinois, Urbana west@math.uiuc.edu

3:00 p.m.
TwoFactors with exactly two cycles in Hamiltonian Graphs.
Michael S Jacobson*, University of Louisville
Ralph J Faudree, University of memphis
Ronald J Gould, Emory University
Linda Lesniak, Drew University
Akira Saito, Nihon University
(94105126)

3:30 p.m.
TwoFactors Containing Specified Edges.
Ralph Faudree*, University of Memphis
Ervin GyH{o}ri, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Richard Schelp, University of Memphis
(9410571)

4:00 p.m.
Graph Connectivity After Path Removal.
Guantao Chen, Georgia State University
Ronald J. Gould*, Emory University
Xingxing Yu, Georgia Tech
(9410570)

4:30 p.m.
The computation of, and relationships among, graph invariants involving orientations (preliminary report).
Luis A Goddyn*, Simon Fraser University
(94105241)

5:00 p.m.
On Dependent Arcs in Acyclic Orientations and Cover Graphs.
Vojtech Rodl, Emory University
Lubos Thoma*, Carnegie Mellon University
(94105239)

5:30 p.m.
Nice graphs and their generalizations.
Alexandr V. Kostochka*, Institute of Mathematics of the Russian AS and the University of Memphis
(94105170)

Friday March 19, 1999, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Spaces and Their Applications, II
Room 165, Everitt Laboratory
Organizers:
Gilles Pisier, Texas A & M gip@ccr.jussieu.fr
ZhongJin Ruan, University of IllinoisUrbana ruan@math.uiuc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Dual Injective Operator Spaces.
Edward G. Effros*, UCLA
ZhongJin Ruan, University of Illinois
(94146273)

3:30 p.m.
$p$norms of independent random matrices and noncommutative $\L_p$spaces.
Marius Junge*, University of Kiel
(9414685)

4:00 p.m.
Extendable local reflexivity.
William Johnson, Texas A&M University
Timur Oikhberg*, The University of Texas at Austin
(94146200)

4:30 p.m.
$C_1$ does not Banach embed in the predual of a finite von Neumann algebra.
U. Haagerup, Institute of Mathematics, University of Odense, Odense, Denmark
H. Rosenthal*, University of Texas at Austin
F. A. Sukochev, Flinders University
(94146128)

5:00 p.m.
Derivations from Von Neumann Algebras into Trace Class Operators.
Corran Webster*, Texas A&M University
Roger Smith, Texas A&M University
(94146339)

5:30 p.m.
Cohomology for finite index inclusions of factors.
Allan M. Sinclair, Univ. of Edinburgh
Roger R. Smith*, Texas A&M Univ.
(94146268)

Friday March 19, 1999, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry and Topology, I
Room 145, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Eugene M. Lerman, University of IllinoisUrbana lerman@math.uiuc.edu
Susan Tolman, University of IllinoisUrbana stolman@math.uiuc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Projections of Coadjoint Orbits and the HilbertMumford Criterion.
Arkady Berenstein, Cornell University
Reyer Sjamaar*, Cornell University
(94158129)

4:00 p.m.
Discussion

Friday March 19, 1999, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Vector Bundles and Complex Geometry, II
Room 343, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Maarten Bergvelt, University of IllinoisUrbana bergv@math.uiuc.edu
Steven Bradlow, University of IllinoisUrbana bradlow@vortex.math.uiuc.edu
John P. D'Angelo, University of IllinoisUrbana jpda@math.uiuc.edu
Lawrence Ein, University of IllinoisChicago

3:00 p.m.
Higgs Bundles and Holomorphic Forms.
Walter I. Seaman*, University of Iowa
(9415311)

3:30 p.m.
Twisted Higgs pairs and the fundamental group
Oscar GarciaPrada*, University of Madrid
S. Ramanan, Tata Institute
(94114160)

4:00 p.m.
Restriction of the Poincare bundle to Calabi Yau subvarieties.
Leticia Brambila Paz*, CIMAT
Indranil Biswas, TIFR
(94114144)

4:30 p.m.
Parabolic $G$bundles on ${\mathbb P}^1_{\mathbb C}$ and moduli spaces of polygons in Lie algebras of compact groups.
Jonathan A Poritz*, Georgetown University
(94132348)

5:00 p.m.
Cohomology of moduli spaces and representations of the mapping class group .
Hans U Boden*, Ohio State University
Andrew Nicas, McMaster University
(94114264)

5:30 p.m.
Eigenvalues of products of unitary matrices ,Parabolic vector bundles and quantum schubert calculus.
Prakash Belkale*, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Chicago
(94114255)

Friday March 19, 1999, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Designs, II
Room 241, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Ilene H. Morgan, University of MissouriRolla imorgan@umr.edu
Walter D. Wallis, Southern Illinois UniversityCarbondale wdwallis@math.siu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Arcs and curves over a finite field.
James W.P. Hirschfeld*, University of Sussex
Gabor Korchmaros, University of Basilicata
(94151109)

4:00 p.m.
From algebraicgeometric codes to limited bias and dependence.
J\"urgen Bierbrauer*, Michigan Technological University
(94105196)

4:30 p.m.
Intersection Numbers.
Vera Pless*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(94105182)

5:00 p.m.
Strongly regular graphs and designs with three intersection numbers.
Yury J Ionin, Central Michigan University
Mohan S Shrikhande*, Central Michigan University
(9410521)

5:30 p.m.
A new family of symmetric designs.
Yury J Ionin*, Central Michigan University
(9410514)

Friday March 19, 1999, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Lowdimensional Topology, II
Room 341, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Mark Brittenham, University of North Texas britten@unt.edu
Charles Delman, Eastern Illinois University cfcid@eiu.edu
Rachel Roberts, Washington University roberts@sulu.wustl.edu

3:00 p.m.
Abelian subgroup separability: Kleinian groups, closed hyperbolic $n$manifolds, Haken $3$manifolds.
Emily Hamilton*, Emory University
(94157222)

4:00 p.m.
Deformation problems in hyperbolic and Lorentzian geometry.
Kevin P. Scannell*, Saint Louis University
(94157229)

4:30 p.m.
Quantum Obstruction Theory.
Charles Frohman, University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, Boise State University
(94157234)

5:30 p.m.
Surface groups in some surgered 3manifolds.
Anneke Bart*, Saint Louis University
(94157133)

Friday March 19, 1999, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 345, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Joseph Brennan, North Dakota State University brennan@plains.nodak.edu
Sankar Dutta, University of Illinois, Urbana dutta@math.uiuc.edu
Robert Fossum, University of Illinois, Urbana rfossum@uiuc.edu
Phillip Griffith, University of Illinois, Urbana griffith@math.uiuc.edu

3:00 p.m.
A class of sheaves satisfying Kodaira's vanishing theorem.
Donu Arapura*, Purdue Univ.
(94114213)

3:30 p.m.
Galois embedding for linear groups.
Shreeram S. Abhyankar*, Purdue University
(9411425)

4:00 p.m.
Normal Forms of Mappings.
Steven D Cutkosky*, University of Missouri Columbia
(94113338)

4:30 p.m.
Rank three vector bundles on Projective 4space.
Mohan N Kumar*, Wasington University in St. Louis
Chris Peterson, Washington University in St. Louis
Prabhakar A Rao, University of Missouri in St. Louis
(94114166)

5:00 p.m.
Bezout's theorem and CohenMacaulay modules.
Uwe Nagel*, Universit\"atGesamthochschule Paderborn
(94113214)

5:30 p.m.
Resolutions of Subsets of Finite Sets of Points in Projective Space.
Stephen P Diaz, Syracuse University
Anthony V Geramita, Queen's Univ./Univ. Genova
Juan C Migliore*, University of Notre Dame
(94113117)

6:00 p.m.
A local cohomology module with infinitely many associated prime ideals.
Anurag K Singh*, University of Illinois
(94113242)

Friday March 19, 1999, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Wavelet Analysis and Multiresolution Methods, II
Room 151, Everitt Laboratory
Organizers:
TianXiao He, Illinois Wesleyan University the@sun.iwu.edu

3:00 p.m.
The behaviour at zero of a class of bandlimited wavelets.
Guido L. Weiss*, Washington University
(9414236)

3:30 p.m.
On Positive Scaling Vectors.
David K Ruch, Sam Houston State University
Patrick J Van Fleet*, University of St. Thomas
(94141263)

4:00 p.m.
On some shift invariant multivariate integral operators, revisited.
George A. Anastassiou*, Universisty of Memphis
Sorin Gal, University of Oradea
(9414107)

4:30 p.m.
On multiwavelets on the interval.
Joseph D Lakey*, NMSU
Maria C Pereyra, UNM
(94142139)

5:00 p.m.
Constructing Orthogonal Nonseparable Wavelets.
Eugene Belogay*, Purdue University
Yang Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology
(94142124)

5:30 p.m.
On wavelets construction over triangulations.
Don Hong*, East Tennessee State University
Yuchun Anna Mu, East Tennessee State University
(94141219)

6:00 p.m.
Calculating the H\"older Exponent of Compactly Supported Wavelets.
Mohsen Maesumi*, Lamar University
(94126281)

Friday March 19, 1999, 3:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
General Session
Room 443, Altgeld Hall

3:00 p.m.
Foliations with Kazhdan's Property T.
Michelle Y Penner*, Albion College
(94158282)

3:15 p.m.
Homotopy normal Lie subgroups.
Yasukuni Furukawa*, Aichi Univ of Education
(9415730)

3:30 p.m.
A Fixed Point Theorem for Weakly Inward Multivalued Contractions .
TeckCheong Lim*, George Mason University
(94147174)

3:45 p.m.
Yet another zeroone law for Gaussian processes.
Milan N. Luki\'c*, University of WisconsinOshkosh
(9416006)

4:00 p.m.
Maximal sets of hamilton cycles in complete multipartite graphs.
Mike Daven **, Auburn University
(94105254)

4:15 p.m.
Resolvable cycle decompositions of complete multipartite graphs.
Sarah Heuss **, Auburn University
(94105258)

4:30 p.m.
An Extremal Family of Graphs.
K. J. Roblee **, Auburn University
(94105272)

4:45 p.m.
On the Lattice of Relationships of Property $B_{d,i,j}$.
Michael C. Ackerman*, University of Memphis
(94105350)

5:00 p.m.
Apollonius' Tenth Problem Revisited.
Marina Gavrilova*, Dept. of Computer Science, The University of Calgary
Jon G Rokne, Dept. of Computer Science, The University of Calgary
(9415132)

5:15 p.m.
The Beginnings of Algebra and a Solution Result for a Famous Equation.
C. S. Felicitas, C.F.C.T.E., Inc
Sudhangshu B. Karmakar*, International Committee for ArabIsraeli Reconciliation
(94101108)

5:30 p.m.
A Continued Fraction of Ramanujan.
Robert L. Lamphere*, Elizabethtown Community College
(9413383)

5:45 p.m.
Embedding of incomplete latin squares of order $n$ in an idempotent latin squares of order $2n$.
Atif Abueida **, Auburn University
(94105275)

Friday March 19, 1999, 7:00 p.m.7:45 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Progress in Elementary Geometry, III
Room 445, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
John E. Wetzel, University of IllinoisUrbana jwetzel@math.uiuc.edu
Clark Kimberling, University of Evansville ck6@evansville.edu

7:00 p.m.
A philosophy of maximally enlightening proof, illustrated in the case of Feuerbach's Theorem.
Douglas Hofstadter*, Indiana University
(94151358)

Friday March 19, 1999, 8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Video Presentation
Room 314, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
John Sullivan, University of IllinoisUrbana
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