AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:21:27
2001 Spring Southeastern Section Meeting
Columbia, SC, March 1618, 2001
Meeting #963
Associate secretaries: John L Bryant, AMS bryant@math.fsu.edu
Saturday March 17, 2001

Saturday March 17, 2001, 8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, Gambrell Hall 
Saturday March 17, 2001, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Banach Spaces, III
Room 005, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
George Androulakis, University of South Carolina, Columbia giorgis@math.sc.edu
Stephen Dilworth, University of South Carolina, Columbia dilworth@math.sc.edu
Maria K. Girardi, University of South Carolina, Columbia girardi@math.sc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Poincaretype inequalities and reverse doubling weights.
Ritva HurriSyrjanen*, University of Kentucky
(96346198) 
8:30 a.m.
An asymptotically Hilbertian space failing the approximation property.
Cesar L Garcia*, Texas A\&M University
Peter G Casazza, University of Missouri
William B Johnson, Texas A\&M University
(9634627) 
9:00 a.m.
Constructing isomorphic preduals of $\ell_1$.
Dale E. Alspach*, Oklahoma State University
(96346175) 
9:30 a.m.
On the structure of the spreading models of a Banach space.
Edward Odell*, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
George Androulakis, University of South Carolina, Columbia
Thomas Schlumprecht, Texas A\&M University
(9634685) 
10:00 a.m.
Heriditarily Indecomposable Banach Spaces and the Invariant Subspace Problem.
George Androulakis, University of South Carolina
Thomas B Schlumprecht*, Texas A&M University
(96346176) 
10:30 a.m.
On contractively complemented subspaces of separable \(L_1\)preduals.
Ioannis Gasparis*, Oklahoma State University
(9634653)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Lobby, Gambrell Hall 
Saturday March 17, 2001, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Discrete and Computational Geometry and Graph Drawing, III
Room 431, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Farhad Shahrokhi, University of North Texas
Laszlo A. Szekely, University of South Carolina, Columbia laszlo@math.sc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Topological Persistence and Simplification.
Herbert Edelsbrunner*, Duke University
David Letscher, Oklahoma State University
Afra Zomorodian, Stanford University
(96305211) 
9:30 a.m.
Visibility Graphs of Simple Polygons.
James Abello*, AT\&T Shannon Laboratories
(9635235) 
10:00 a.m.
Improved Approximations of Crossings in Graph Drawings and VLSI Layout Areas.
Guy Even*, Tel Aviv Univ.
Sudipto Guha, AT\&T Labs
Baruch Schieber, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
(9636824)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Approximation and Wavelets, II
Room 152, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Konstantin Oskolkov, University of South Carolina, Columbia oskolkov@math.sc.edu
Pencho Petrushev, University of South Carolina, Columbia pencho@math.sc.edu
Vladimir Temlyakov, University of South Carolina, Columbia temlyak@math.sc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Distribution of general interpolation arrays for exponential weights.
Steven B Damelin*, Georgia Southern University
(9634186) 
9:00 a.m.
Bounds for polynomials with a unit discrete norm.
Evguenii A Rakhmanov*, USF
(96341173) 
9:30 a.m.
Poisson transformation for imaginary Lobachevskii plane.
Igor' Chitikov*, St. Petersburg, Florida
(96333213) 
10:00 a.m.
Interpolation by Functions of Several Variables.
Boris Shekhtman*, U.S.F. Tampa,Fl
(96341127)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 8:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Curves and Surfaces, II
Room 302, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Mohammad Ghomi, University of South Carolina, Columbia ghomi@math.sc.edu
Ralph E. Howard, University of South Carolina, Columbia howard@math.sc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Skew Loops and Quadric Surfaces.
Mohammad Ghomi*, University of South Carolina
Bruce Solomon, Indiana University
(96353179) 
9:00 a.m.
Explicit Solutions to the HSurface Equation on Tori.
Henry C Wente*, The University of Toledo
(96353174) 
9:30 a.m.
The Convex Hull Property and Topology of Hypersurfaces with Nonnegative Curvature.
Stephanie Alexander*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Mohammad Ghomi, University of South Carolina
(96353224) 
10:00 a.m.
The Second Hull of a Knotted Curve.
John M Sullivan*, University of Illinois
Jason Cantarella, Univ. of Georgia
Rob Kusner, UMass/Amherst
Greg Kuperberg, UC Davis
(96351184)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, III
Room 151, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Michael A. Filaseta, University of South Carolina, Columbia filaseta@math.sc.edu
Ognian Trifonov, University of South Carolina, Columbia trifonov@math.sc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Exponents of Class Groups of Real Quadratic Fields.
Gang Yu*, University of Michigan
(96311190) 
9:00 a.m.
Heights of Algebraic Numbers over Finite Groups in PGL(2, \mathbb{Q}).
Gregory P Dresden*, Washington & Lee University
(96311220) 
9:30 a.m.
Decomposition of polytopes and polynomials.
Shuhong Gao*, Clemson University
(96311214) 
10:00 a.m.
Average Frobenius distributions for elliptic curves with prescribed torsion subgroups.
Kevin L James*, Clemson University
(96311208) 
10:30 a.m.
On a character sum problem of H. Cohn.
Par M Kurlberg*, University of Georgia
(9631190)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 8:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Algebras, Lattices, Varieties, III
Room 247, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
George F. McNulty, University of South Carolina mcnulty@math.sc.edu
Ralph S. Freese, University of Hawaii ralph@math.hawaii.edu
James B. Nation, University of Hawaii jb@math.hawaii.edu

8:30 a.m.
Congruence lattices that force tranitivity.
Steve W Seif*, University of Louisville
(96306238) 
9:00 a.m.
Edge Algebras and Equational Bounds on the Finite Algebra Membership Problem for Varieties.
Zoltan Szekely*, Gallaudet University
(96308230) 
9:30 a.m.
Finitebasis problems and techniques.
Kirby A Baker*, University of California, Los Angeles
Ju Wang, Institute of Software, Academia Sinica, visiting U. of S. Carolina
(96308227) 
10:00 a.m.
Compatibility of spaces with equations.
Walter Taylor*, University of Colorado
(96308107)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, I
Room 201, Gambrell Hall

8:30 a.m.
Notes on the equation $\sum x^k = (\sum x)^2$.
Andrew B Perry*, Springfield College
Cordelia Aitkin, Williams College
Thomas Colthurst, BBN
Kathryn Kollett, Williams College
Steven Levandosky, Stanford Univ.
Eugene Stern, Williams College
(96305102) 
8:45 a.m.
The maximum toughness of a graph.
Kevin K Ferland*, Bloomsburg University
(9630508) 
9:00 a.m.
Break 
9:15 a.m.
A Question Concerning Graph Labeling.
John McSorley, Southern Illinois University
Walter D Wallis*, Southern Illinois University
(96305243) 
9:30 a.m.
Murad's Generalization And Collatz's Problem.
Murad A AlDamen*, Jerash University
(9631110) 
9:45 a.m.
Weakly prime ideals.
D D Anderson*, University of Iowa
Eric Smith, University of Iowa
(9631342) 
10:00 a.m.
The Second Fraenkel Model.
Henry A Gore*, Jackson State University
(96303182) 
10:15 a.m.
On The Diophantine Equation: A x + B y = C z.
Susil K Jena*, Bhubaneswar
(9631109) 
10:30 a.m.
Lyapunov's Functions and Boundedness of the Solutions of Impulsive Hybrid Differental Equations.
Snezhnana G. Hristova*, Georgia Southern University
Don D. Fausett, Georgia Southern University
(96334159)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Semigroups and Evolution Equations, I
Room 006, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Anton R. Schep, University of South Carolina, Columbia schep@math.sc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Operatorvalued Multiplier Theorems and Maximal Regularity for Evolution Equations.
Lutz Weis*, University of Karlsruhe
(96347203) 
9:30 a.m.
Recent progress on maximal regularity.
Nigel J Kalton*, University of Missouri
(9634647) 
10:00 a.m.
On the asymptotic behaviour of $C_0$semigroups with $H^\infty$ local resolvents.
Jan van Neerven*, Technical University of Delft
(96347205) 
10:30 a.m.
Hyperbolicity of semigroups and Fourier multipliers.
Roman Shvydkoy*, University of MissouriColumbia
Yuri Latushkin, University of MissouriColumbia
(9634280)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures Associated with Lie Theory, II
Room 124, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Ben L. Cox, College of Charleston bcox@cofc.edu
Elizabeth Jurisich, College of Charleston jurisiche@math.cofc.edu
Oleg Smirnov, College of Charleston smirnovo@math.cofc.edu

9:30 a.m.
Multicolor partitions and generalized RogersRamanujan identities.
Kailash C Misra*, North Carolina State University
(96317123) 
10:00 a.m.
Modules for Generalized KacMoody Lie algebras.
Elizabeth G Jurisich*, The College of Charleston
(96317120) 
10:30 a.m.
On Completions and Crystal Bases of Some Representations of Quantum Groups.
Dijana Jakelic*, University of Texas, Austin
(96316228)

9:30 a.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, III
Room 402, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Jerrold R. Griggs, University of South Carolina, Columbia griggs@math.sc.edu

9:30 a.m.
Generalized sumfree sets in abelian groups and constructions of spherical designs.
B\'{e}la Bajnok*, Gettysburg College
(9630592) 
10:00 a.m.
On the Erd\H{o}sSimonovitsS\'os Conjecture about the antiRamsey numbers of cycles.
Tao Jiang, Michigan Technological University
Douglas B West*, University of Illinois
(96305137) 
10:30 a.m.
New types of coding problems.
Gyula O.H. Katona*, R\'enyi Institute
(96305234)

9:30 a.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Some thoughts on teaching mathematics.
Room 153, Gambrell Hall
Daniel J. Kleitman*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Saturday March 17, 2001, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Harmonic analysis and image processing.
Room 153, Gambrell Hall
Albert A. Cohen*, University of Paris VI 
Saturday March 17, 2001, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Discrete and Computational Geometry and Graph Drawing, IV
Room 431, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Farhad Shahrokhi, University of North Texas
Laszlo A. Szekely, University of South Carolina, Columbia laszlo@math.sc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Disentangling a polygon.
Janos Pach*, Courant Institute, NYU
Gabor Tardos, Renyi Institute, Hungarian Academy of Science
(9630536) 
4:00 p.m.
Drawing Series Parallel Digraphs Symmetrically in Three Dimensions.
Seokhee Hong*, University of Sydney
Peter Eades, University of Sydney
(9636857) 
4:30 p.m.
A multidimensional approach to forcedirected layouts of large graphs.
Pawel Gajer, Johns Hopkins University
Michael T Goodrich, Johns Hopkins University
Stephen G Kobourov*, University of Arizona
(9636821) 
5:00 p.m.
A framework for the visualization of networks.
Janet M. Six, University of Texas at Dallas
Ionnis G. Tollis*, University of Texas at Dallas
(9636879)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures Associated with Lie Theory, III
Room 124, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Ben L. Cox, College of Charleston bcox@cofc.edu
Elizabeth Jurisich, College of Charleston jurisiche@math.cofc.edu
Oleg Smirnov, College of Charleston smirnovo@math.cofc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Functorial version of TitsKantorKoecher Construction.
Oleg Smirnov*, College of Charleston
(96317113) 
3:30 p.m.
Root multiplicities of some indefinite KacMoody Lie Algebras.
Jennifer M. Hontz*, Meredith College
(9631718) 
4:00 p.m.
Break 
4:30 p.m.
Jantzen's sum formula and Ext groups between Verma modules.
Upendra B Kulkarni*, Truman State University
(96317189) 
5:00 p.m.
On the Admissibility of Nilpotent Orbits of Simple Exceptional Real Lie Groups of Inner Type.
Alfred G Noel*, M.I.T
(9632212)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, IV
Room 402, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Jerrold R. Griggs, University of South Carolina, Columbia griggs@math.sc.edu

3:00 p.m.
40\% of a conjecture of F\"{u}redi on chain partitions of the Boolean lattice.
Timothy M Hsu, Pomona College
Mark Logan, Claremont McKenna College
Shahriar Shahriari*, Pomona College
Christopher Towse, Scripps College
(9630558) 
3:30 p.m.
Polynomial LYMinequalities.
Christian Bey*, University of Rostock, Germany
(96305194) 
4:00 p.m.
Some New Results on IsoperimetricType Problems.
Sergei L Bezrukov*, University of Wisconsin  Superior
(9630578) 
4:30 p.m.
Circular Permutations with Low Discrepancy Consecutive $k$sums.
Richard P Anstee*, U.B.C., Canada
Ron Ferguson, U.B.C., Canada
Jerrold R Griggs, University of South Carolina
(96305164) 
5:00 p.m.
Meet and join within the lattice of set partitions.
Rod Canfield*, University of Georgia
(96305131) 
5:30 p.m.
Problem session

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Approximation and Wavelets, III
Room 152, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Konstantin Oskolkov, University of South Carolina, Columbia oskolkov@math.sc.edu
Pencho Petrushev, University of South Carolina, Columbia pencho@math.sc.edu
Vladimir Temlyakov, University of South Carolina, Columbia temlyak@math.sc.edu

3:00 p.m.
General Haar sytems and greedy approximation.
Anna Kamont*, Instytut Matematyczny PAN, Poland (permanent), University of South Carolina (visiting)
(96341134) 
3:30 p.m.
Frequency localization of finite quadrature filters.
Morten Nielsen*, University of South Carolina
(96342104) 
4:00 p.m.
Nonlinear approximation with Schauder bases.
R\'emi Gribonval*, IRISAINRIA
Morten Nielsen, IMI, Univ. South Carolina
(9634191) 
4:30 p.m.
Monotonneiterative Technique of V. Lakshmikantham for Impulsive Hybrid Differential Equations with Fixed Moments ot Jumps.
Snezhana Hristova, Georgia Southern University
Cynthia Sikes*, Georgia Southern University
(96334165) 
5:00 p.m.
On the polynomial gridge series.
Konstantin I Oskolkov*, University of South Carolina
(96342212) 
5:30 p.m.
OneBit Quantization of Bandlimited Functions: New Results on SigmaDelta Systems.
Sinan Gunturk*, Institute for Advanced Study
(9634141) 
6:00 p.m.
A criterion for convergence of Weak Greedy Algorithms.
Vladimir N Temlyakov*, University of South Carolina
(9634196)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 3:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
Special Session on Banach Spaces, IV
Room 005, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
George Androulakis, University of South Carolina, Columbia giorgis@math.sc.edu
Stephen Dilworth, University of South Carolina, Columbia dilworth@math.sc.edu
Maria K. Girardi, University of South Carolina, Columbia girardi@math.sc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Probabilistic approach to sections of star bodies.
Alexander Koldobsky*, University of MissouriColumbia
Mikhail Lifshits, St Petersburg State University, Russia
(9635239) 
3:30 p.m.
Random vs. Pseudorandom Matrices, Banach Spaces.
Stanislaw J Szarek*, Case Western Reserve University and University Paris VI
(96346233) 
4:00 p.m.
Families of Random Projections of Symmetric Convex Bodies.
Piotr Mankiewicz, Polish Academy of Science
Nicole TomczakJaegermann*, University of Alberta
(96346163) 
4:30 p.m.
On the dynamics of homeomorphisms of the unit ball of $R^n$.
Nilson C Bernardes, Fluminense Federal University
Per Enflo*, Kent State University
(96346170) 
5:00 p.m.
Almost isometries of balls.
Eva Matou\v{s}kov\'a*, Mathematical Institute, Prague, Czech Republic
(96346117) 
5:30 p.m.
Asymptotic Structure in Banach Spaces.
Robert Judd*, University of MissouriColumbia
(96346200) 
6:00 p.m.
Zeros of polynomials and matrices.
Branko Curgus, Western Washington University
Vania Mascioni*, Western Washington University
(96330119) 
6:30 p.m.
Banach spaces with at least two nonisomorphic complex structures.
Razvan L Anisca*, University of Alberta
(9634697)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 3:00 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Curves and Surfaces, III
Room 302, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Mohammad Ghomi, University of South Carolina, Columbia ghomi@math.sc.edu
Ralph E. Howard, University of South Carolina, Columbia howard@math.sc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Nonpositively curved surfaces in Euclidean Space.
Andrejs E Treibergs*, University of Utah
(9635330) 
3:30 p.m.
Isometric immersions of the Euclidean plane into Euclidean 4space.
Joel L Weiner*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(96353128) 
4:00 p.m.
Smooth minimal surfaces in the Heisenberg group.
Scott D Pauls*, Rice University
(9635316) 
4:30 p.m.
On the finite time singularities of the heat flow for harmonic maps from surfaces.
Jie Qing*, UCSC
(96353145) 
5:00 p.m.
Continua of singular minimal graphs.
John McCuan*, Georgia Tech
(96353150) 
5:30 p.m.
Areaminimizing Surfaces in Cones.
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
(96349181)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Semigroups and Evolution Equations, II
Room 006, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Anton R. Schep, University of South Carolina, Columbia schep@math.sc.edu

3:00 p.m.
The Sunduals of Strongly Continuous Operator Semigroups.
Willem A Luxemburg*, California Institute of Technology
(9634755) 
3:30 p.m.
Essential Spectral Mapping Theorems for $\alpha$times Integrated Semigroups.
Colin R Day*, Aleen University
(96346144) 
4:00 p.m.
Spectral mapping theorems in control theory and for nonlinear Schr\"{o}dinger and Euler equations.
Yuri Latushkin*, University of Missouri
(96347100) 
4:30 p.m.
Spectral Mapping Theorem for a Linearization of the Twodimensional Euler Equation.
Milena O Stanislavova*, University of MassachusettsAmherst
Yuri Latushkin, University of MissouriColumbia
Charles Li, University of MissouriColumbia
(9633546) 
5:00 p.m.
Regularity for a perturbed HamiltonJacobi equation.
Jerome A Goldstein, The University of Memphis
Yudi Soeharyadi*, Southern Illinois University
(9633565) 
5:30 p.m.
Viscosity solutions and the HamiltonJacobiBellmann equation.
Jan A van Casteren*, University of Antwerp (UIA)
(96347130)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, IV
Room 151, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
Michael A. Filaseta, University of South Carolina, Columbia filaseta@math.sc.edu
Ognian Trifonov, University of South Carolina, Columbia trifonov@math.sc.edu

3:00 p.m.
The hypergeometric method and the generalized RamanujanNagell equation.
Mark Bauer, University of Illinois
Michael A Bennett*, University of Illinois
(96311183) 
3:30 p.m.
The Arithmetic of Partitions into Distinct Parts.
Jeremy Lovejoy*, University of Wisconsin
Scott Ahlgren, Colgate University
(96311169) 
4:00 p.m.
The $p^i$regular partition function modulo $p^j$.
David K Penniston*, Furman University
(96311177) 
4:30 p.m.
A qseries identity and the arithmetic of Hurwitz zeta functions.
Gwynneth GH Coogan*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Ken Ono, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(96311215) 
5:00 p.m.
A Distribution Problem for Powerfree Values of Irreducible Polynomials.
Brian D Beasley*, Presbyterian College
Michael Filaseta, University of South Carolina
(96311103) 
5:30 p.m.
The Irreducibility of a Certain Class of Laguerre Polynomials.
Richard L Williams, Jr.*, Columbia, SC
Michael A Filaseta, University of South Carolina
(96311236)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebras, Lattices, Varieties, IV
Room 247, Gambrell Hall
Organizers:
George F. McNulty, University of South Carolina mcnulty@math.sc.edu
Ralph S. Freese, University of Hawaii ralph@math.hawaii.edu
James B. Nation, University of Hawaii jb@math.hawaii.edu

3:00 p.m.
Rectangulation: a new centrality concept.
Keith A Kearnes*, University of Colorado
Emil W Kiss, Eotvos Lorand University
(9630889) 
4:00 p.m.
Definable Principal Congruences and Solvability.
Matt A Valeriote*, McMaster University
(9630887) 
4:30 p.m.
Dualizing a nondualizable algebra.
Robert W Quackenbush*, University of Manitoba
(96308209) 
5:00 p.m.
CongruenceOrderable Quasivarieties.
Don L Pigozzi*, Iowa State University
(96308204) 
5:30 p.m.
Implementing Equational and Quasiequational Logic on the Web.
Peter Jipsen*, Vanderbilt University
(96308178) 
6:00 p.m.
Tarski theorems for selfdual varieties.
R. Padmanabhan*, University of Manitoba
(96306143)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 17, 2001, 3:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, II
Room 201, Gambrell Hall

3:00 p.m.
On the Associativity of Tensor Products in nonEntropic Varieties.
Fred E.J. Linton*, Wesleyan University
(96308201) 
3:15 p.m.
Uniformly Starlike and Uniformly Convex Functions.
Ioana C Magdas*, "BabesBolyai" Univ,ClujNapoca, Romania
(9633004) 
3:30 p.m.
Solution of differential equations by comparison method.
Ali A. Salim*, Amman, Jordan
(9633452)

3:00 p.m.