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2001 Spring Eastern Section Meeting
Hoboken, NJ, April 2829, 2001
Meeting #966
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Saturday April 28, 2001

Saturday April 28, 2001, 7:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Bissinger Room, 4th Floor, Howe Center

Saturday April 28, 2001, 7:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
Bissinger Room, 4th Floor, Howe Center

Saturday April 28, 2001, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, I
Room 229, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Milos A. Dostal, Stevens Institute of Technology mdostal@stevenstech.edu
Werner G. Nowak, Universit\"at f\"ur Bodenkultur, Vienna, Austria nowak@mail.boku.ac.at

8:30 a.m.
On Minimal Expansions in Redundant Number Systems: Algorithms, Quantitative Analysis, and Extensions.
Clemens Heuberger*, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Helmut Prodinger, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
(9661150)

9:00 a.m.
Lattice points in convex bodies with planar points on the boundary.
Manfred Peter*, University of Freiburg, Germany
(9661175)

9:30 a.m.
The distribution of $(n\alpha)$  sequences and Mahler's classification.
Christoph Baxa*, University of Vienna
(9661186)

10:00 a.m.
The digitexpansions of a large positive integer to different bases.
Johannes Schoissengeier*, University of Vienna
(9661171)

10:30 a.m.
A high dimensional lattice point problem.
Wolfgang M\"uller*, Graz Universty of Technology, Austria
(96611104)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
Room 222, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Patricia R. Allaire, Queensborough Community College, CUNY praqb@cunyvm.cuny.edu
Robert E. Bradley, Adelphi University bradley@adelphi.edu

8:30 a.m.
The Gaussian Solution to 2cos(360/17).
Peter L Griffiths*, London, UK.
(9660155)

9:00 a.m.
Poincare's on Mathematical Truth and the Nature of Geometry.
Steven J Gimbel*, Gettysburg College
(9660115)

9:30 a.m.
Origins of Banach Space Theory.
Andrew B Perry*, Springfield College
(9660117)

10:00 a.m.
Warren Weaver On the C.L. Dodgson Nachlass.
Francine F Abeles*, Kean University
(9660113)

10:30 a.m.
Mina Rees and the Founding of the Graduate School at CUNY.
Amy E Shell*, United States Military Academy
(9660109)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Algebraic Geometry and Its Applications, I
Room 329, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Serkan Hosten, San Francisco State University
Frank Sottile, University of Massachusetts at Amherst sottile@math.umass.edu

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotics from multivariate rational generating functions.
Robin Pemantle*, Ohio State University
(9660549)

9:30 a.m.
The Asymptotic Growth Rate of the Mean Number of Equlibria of a Two Player Game.
Andrew McLennan*, Econ Dept, U of Minnesota
Johannes Berg, Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics
(9669180)

10:00 a.m.
Applications of Cartan's Moving Frame Method to Classical Invariant Theory.
Irina A Kogan*, Yale University
(96614176)

10:30 a.m.
Invariant approximation of differential invariants: an algorithmic approach.
Mireille Boutin*, University of Minnesota
(96653116)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singular and Degenerate Nonlinear Elliptic Boundary Value Problems, I
Room 106, McLean Hall
Organizers:
Joe McKenna, University of Connecticut mckenna@math.uconn.edu
Changfeng Gui, University of Connecticut gui@math.uconn.edu
Yung Sze Choi, University of Connecticut choi@math.uconn.edu

9:00 a.m.
Twodiimensional travelling waves in suspended plates and nonlinear Schrodinger equations in free space: fission, fusion, and interactions.
Jiri Horak, University of Connecticut
P.J. McKenna*, University of Connecticut
(96635147)

9:30 a.m.
Singular concave semilinear elliptic problems.
Junping Shi*, College of William and Mary
(96635110)

10:00 a.m.
A new best Sobolev inequality on Riemannian manifolds.
YanYan Li, Rutgers University
Tonia Ricciardi*, Universit\'a di Napoli Federico II
(96635150)

10:30 a.m.
Complex SpatioTemporal Dynamics in Acarine Populations and the Huffaker Phenomenon.
Robert A Gardner*, University of Massachusetts
(96635138)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Ricci Curvature and Related Topics, I
Room 212, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
George I. Kamberov, Stevens Institute of Technology gkambero@stevenstech.edu
Christina Sormani, Lehman College, CUNY sormanic@member.ams.org
Megan M. Kerr, Wellesley College mkerr@wellesley.edu

9:00 a.m.
Geodesics and Ricci Curvature.
Zhongmin Shen*, Indiana Univ.Purdue Univ. Indianapolis
(9665393)

9:30 a.m.
The Ricci Flow on non compact manifolds.
Albert Chau*, Columbia University
(96653122)

10:00 a.m.
Boundaries of zero scalar curvature in the AdS/CFT Correspondence.
Mingliang Cai*, University of Miami
Greg Galloway, University of Miami
(96653200)

10:30 a.m.
A splitting theorem for K\"ahler manifolds with constant eigenvalues of the Ricci tensor.
Vestislav Apostolov, Universite du Quebec a Montreal
Tedi C Draghici*, Florida International University
Andrei Moroianu, CMAT, Ecole Polytechnique
(9665353)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Stability of Nonlinear Dispersive Waves, I
Room 105, McLean Hall
Organizers:
Yi Li, Stevens Institute of Technology yili@cs.stevenstech.edu
Keith S. Promislow, Simon Fraser University kpromisl@cs.sfu.ca

8:30 a.m.
Absolute and convective instability of spiral waves.
Bjorn Sandstede*, Ohio State University
Arnd Scheel, FU Berlin
(9663539)

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic decay of tails of dispersion managed soliton.
Vadim Zharnitsky*, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
(96678153)

9:30 a.m.
Dispersive effects in a KuramotoSivashinsky/KdV system.
Alex Iosevich, University of Missouri
Judith R Miller*, Georgetown University
(96635108)

10:00 a.m.
Modulation equations for long wavelength waves on a fluid subject to surface tension.
C. E. Wayne*, Boston University
(9663591)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Surface Geometry and Shape Perception, I
Room 230, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Gary R. Jensen, Washington University
George I. Kamberov, Stevens Institute of Technology kamberov@cs.stevenstech.edu

9:00 a.m.
The Structure of Pictorial Space.
Jan J Koenderink*, University of Utrecht
(96653198)

9:30 a.m.
Remarks about curvatures and integrals.
Stephen Semmes*, Rice University
(96658197)

10:00 a.m.
Using a Physicsbased methodology for shape and motion estimation.
Dimitris N Metaxas*, University of Pennsylvania
(96668184)

10:30 a.m.
Gaussian Representations of Surfaces.
George I. Kamberov*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(96653190)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory (Dedicated to Frank Harary on His 80th Birthday), I
Room 322, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Michael L. Gargano, Pace University mgargano@pace.edu
Louis V. Quintas, Pace University lquintas@pace.edu
Charles Suffel, Stevens Institute of Technology csuffel@stevenstech.edu

9:00 a.m.
The Reversible Random $f$Graph Process.
Krystyna T Bali\'{n}ska, The Technical University of Pozna\'{n}, POLAND
Louis V Quintas*, Pace University
(9660557)

9:30 a.m.
Skew Diagrams and Ordered Trees.
Melkamu Zeleke*, William Paterson University
Robert G Rieper, William Paterson University
(9660541)

10:00 a.m.
The Eccentric Digraph of a Graph.
Fred Buckley*, Baruch College (CUNY)
(9660519)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Multiscale Analysis, and Applications, I
Room 308, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Ivan Selesnick, Polytechnic University selesi@taco.poly.edu
Gerald Schuller, Bell Laboratories schuller@research.belllabs.com

9:00 a.m.
enoising Using a Gaussian Scale Mixture Model in the Wavelet Domain.
Vasily Strela*, New York University and Drexel University
(96662130)

9:30 a.m.
A Wavelet Approach to Chemical Concentration Calibration.
T. Tony Cai*, Department of Statistics/The Wharton School/University of Pennsylvania
(96662136)

10:00 a.m.
Random cascades on wavelet trees and their use in analyzing and modeling natural images.
Martin J Wainwright*, MIT
Eero P Simoncelli, New York University
Alan S Willsky, MIT
(96662118)

10:30 a.m.
Joint Representations in Applied Mathematics.
Leon Cohen*, City University of New York
(96642154)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 9:15 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Deformation Quantization and Its Applications, I
Room 229A, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Siddhartha Sahi, Rutgers University sahi@math.rutgers.edu
Martin J. Andler, University of Versailles andler@math.uvsq.fr

9:15 a.m.
Deformation quantization, its genesis and avatars.
Daniel H Sternheimer*, CNRS and Université de Bourgogne, France
(9668183)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:20 a.m.
String Topology Revisited.
Alexander A Voronov*, Michigan State University
(96655112)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Group Theory, I
Room 330, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Robert Gilman, Stevens Institute of Technology rgilman@stevenstech.edu
Alexei Myasnikov, City College, New York alexei@rio.sci.ccny.cuny.edu
Vladimir Shpilrain, City College, New York shpil@groups.sci.ccny.cuny.edu
Sean Cleary, City College, New York cleary@scisun.sci.ccny.cuny.edu

9:30 a.m.
Rewriting systems for groups and monoids, with applications to Gr\"obner bases.
Susan M Hermiller*, University of Nebraska
Jonathon P McCammond, Texas A & M University
(9662076)

10:00 a.m.
Rigidity of Coxeter groups.
Jon McCammond*, Texas A&M University
Noel Brady, University of Oklahoma
Bernhard Muehlherr, Universitat Dortmund
Walter Neumann, Barnard College, Columbia University
(9662090)

10:30 a.m.
Braid Group Representations of Low Degree.
Edward W Formanek*, Pennsylvania State University
(9662044)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 9:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Matchings in Graphs and Hypergraphs, I
Room 323, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Barvinok, University of Michigan barvinok@math.lsa.umich.edu
Alex Samorodnitsky, Institute for Advanced Study asamor@ias.edu

9:30 a.m.
\bf A generalization of mixed discriminants and an attempt of Quantum matching theory.
Leonid Gurvits*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(96605106)

10:10 a.m.
An inequality for polymatroid functions and its applications.
Endre Boros, Rutcor, Rutgers University
Khaled Elbassioni, Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University
Vladimir Gurvich, Rutcor, Rutgers University
Leonid Khachiyan*, Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University
(96668134)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
A GromovWitten invariant in the real world.
DeBaun Theatre, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Frank Sottile*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(9661402)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Complexity and geometry of counting.
DeBaun Theatre, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Alexander Barvinok*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(9660501)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, II
Room 229, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Milos A. Dostal, Stevens Institute of Technology mdostal@stevenstech.edu
Werner G. Nowak, Universit\"at f\"ur Bodenkultur, Vienna, Austria nowak@mail.boku.ac.at

2:30 p.m.
Some properties of the complex sum of digits function.
Joerg M Thuswaldner*, Montanuniversitaet Leoben
(96611105)

3:00 p.m.
On the sumofdigits function of linear recurrence number systems.
Mario Lamberger*, Graz University of Technology
(96611111)

3:30 p.m.
On the equation $G_{n}(x)=G_{m}(P(x))$.
Clemens Fuchs*, Graz University of Technology
(9661195)

4:00 p.m.
Lipschitz Summation.
Paul C Pasles*, Villanova University
Wladimir de Azevedo Pribitkin, Princeton University
(9661106)

4:30 p.m.
A variant of a conjecture of Lehmer.
Florian Luca*, UNAM
Michal Krizek, Czech Academy of Sciences
(9661114)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Computational Algebraic Geometry and Its Applications, II
Room 329, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Serkan Hosten, San Francisco State University
Frank Sottile, University of Massachusetts at Amherst sottile@math.umass.edu

2:30 p.m.
Descartes' Rule for Trinomials in the Plane and Beyond.
Tien Y. Li, Michigan State University
Joseph M. Rojas*, Texas A\&M University
Xiaoshen Wang, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(96614187)

3:00 p.m.
Primary Decomposition of ZeroDimensional Ideals.
Chris Monico*, University of Notre Dame
(96613121)

3:30 p.m.
Sparse Resultants of Composed Polynomials.
Manfred Minimair*, North Carolina State University
(9661465)

4:00 p.m.
Using Monodromy to decompose Solution Sets of Polynomial Systems into Irreducible Components.
Andrew J Sommese, University of Notre Dame
Jan Verschelde*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Charles W Wampler, General Motors Research Laboratories
(9666568)

4:30 p.m.
Polynomial root finding using iterated eigenvalue computation.
Steven J Fortune*, Bell Labs
(9666547)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on Computational Group Theory, II
Room 330, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Robert Gilman, Stevens Institute of Technology rgilman@stevenstech.edu
Alexei Myasnikov, City College, New York alexei@rio.sci.ccny.cuny.edu
Vladimir Shpilrain, City College, New York shpil@groups.sci.ccny.cuny.edu
Sean Cleary, City College, New York cleary@scisun.sci.ccny.cuny.edu

2:30 p.m.
On the number of sixth powers needed to define the Burnside group $B(2,6)$.
Charles C Sims*, Rutgers University
(9662096)

3:00 p.m.
The Membership Problem for BaumslagSolitar Groups.
Paul E. Schupp*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(96620182)

3:30 p.m.
Algorithms for finite linear groups.
William M Kantor, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
\'Akos Seress*, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
(9662079)

4:00 p.m.
Break

4:10 p.m.
Representing subgroups of finitely presented groups by quotient subgroups.
Alexander J Hulpke*, Ohio State University
(9662029)

4:40 p.m.
The Word Problem in Groups.
Derek F Holt*, University of Warwick
(9662087)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Singular and Degenerate Nonlinear Elliptic Boundary Value Problems, II
Room 106, McLean Hall
Organizers:
Joe McKenna, University of Connecticut mckenna@math.uconn.edu
Changfeng Gui, University of Connecticut gui@math.uconn.edu
Yung Sze Choi, University of Connecticut choi@math.uconn.edu

2:30 p.m.
On the blow up of 3harmonic map.
Yung S. Choi*, university of connecticut
Leung F. Cheung, hong kong polytechic university
Chao N. Chen, national changhua university of education, taiwan
Chun K. Law, national sun yatsen university, taiwan
(96635115)

3:00 p.m.
On quasilinear parabolic equations which admits global solutions for initial data with unrestricted growth.
Ying C. Kwong*, Northern Illinois University
(96635113)

3:30 p.m.
A Two Dimensional Riemann Problem for the PressureGradient system of Equations.
Kyungwoo Song, Indiana University
Yuxi Zheng*, Indiana University
(96635124)

4:00 p.m.
Boundary Value Problems for Nonlinear FirstOrder Partial Differential Equations.
Baisheng Yan*, Michigan State University
(9663597)

4:30 p.m.
A free boundary problem for a quasilinear degenerate elliptic equation: Weak shock reflection in the UTSD equation.
Sun\v{c}ica \v{C}ani\'c, University of Houston
Barbara L. Keyfitz, University of Houston
Eun H. Kim*, University of Houston
(96635203)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Room 222, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Patricia R. Allaire, Queensborough Community College, CUNY praqb@cunyvm.cuny.edu
Robert E. Bradley, Adelphi University bradley@adelphi.edu

2:30 p.m.
The Birth of an Independent Trigonometry: Revolution and Conflict in TenthCentury Islamic Spherical Astronomy.
Glen R Van Brummelen*, Bennington College
(9660123)

3:00 p.m.
Fran\c coisJoseph Servois: a Pioneer of `Soft' Analysis.
Robert E Bradley*, Adelphi University
(9660125)

3:30 p.m.
Euler's Three Proofs of the EulerFermat Theorem.
Edward Sandifer*, Western Connecticut State U
(9660124)

4:00 p.m.
Maria Gaetana Agnesi as seen by the historian Antonio F. Frisi.
Antonella Cupillari*, Penn State ErieThe Behrend College
(9660122)

4:30 p.m.
Mathematicians on Their PastThe Historiography of Mathematics.
Thomas L. Drucker*, University of Wisconsin
(9660128)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Matchings in Graphs and Hypergraphs, II
Room 323, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Barvinok, University of Michigan barvinok@math.lsa.umich.edu
Alex Samorodnitsky, Institute for Advanced Study asamor@ias.edu

2:30 p.m.
Approximating the permanent.
Mark Jerrum, Edinburgh
Alistair Sinclair, Berkeley
Eric Vigoda*, Edinburgh
(9666884)

3:10 p.m.
Remarks on the complexity of RAS algorithm, application in permanent and perfect matching, and a generalization in scaling linear operators over the cone of positive definite matrices.
Bahman Kalantari*, Rutgers University
(96615163)

3:50 p.m.
Applications of Sinkhorn balancing: lowcost approximations for hard problems.
Francis Sullivan*, IDA Center for Computing Sciences
Isabel Beichl, NIST
(9660520)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Ricci Curvature and Related Topics, II
Room 212, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
George I. Kamberov, Stevens Institute of Technology gkambero@stevenstech.edu
Christina Sormani, Lehman College, CUNY sormanic@member.ams.org
Megan M. Kerr, Wellesley College mkerr@wellesley.edu

2:30 p.m.
Ricci and Mean curvature  from combinatorial to smooth.
Igor Rivin*, University of Manchester and Temple University
JeanMarc Schlenker, Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
(96653128)

3:00 p.m.
Symplectic connections of Riccitype.
Simone Gutt*, Universite Libre de Bruxelles
(96653139)

3:30 p.m.
Discussion

4:00 p.m.
Solutions of the MaxwellEinstein Equations.
Nina Zipser*, MIT
(9665381)

4:30 p.m.
Conformally invariant differential equations and the curvature tensor of a 4manifold.
Paul Yang*, Institute for Advanced Study and Univ. of Southern California
(96653202)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Error Correction and Related Aspects of Coding Theory, I
Room 104, McLean Hall
Organizers:
Harriet S. Pollatsek, Mount Holyoke College hpollats@mtholyoke.edu
M. Beth Ruskai, University of Massachusetts at Lowell bruskai@cs.uml.edu

2:30 p.m.
Multiplicativity of norms for some product channels.
Christopher King*, Northeastern University
(9668169)

3:00 p.m.
The Power of Generalized Measurements (POVMs).
Christopher A Fuchs*, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
(9668154)

3:30 p.m.
On Quantum Source Coding Problems Beyond the Schumacher Compression.
Emina Soljanin*, Bell Labs, Lucent
(96681126)

4:00 p.m.
Quantum Data Compression of Ensembles of Mixed States with Commuting Density Operators.
Gerhard Kramer*, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
Serap A Savari, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
(96694145)

4:30 p.m.
Quantum decoding.
David Meyer*, University of California at San Diego
(96694186)

5:00 p.m.
Entanglementassisted capacity of quantum channels.
Peter W. Shor*, AT\&T Labs Research
(96694185)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 2:30 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Surface Geometry and Shape Perception, II
Room 230, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Gary R. Jensen, Washington University
George I. Kamberov, Stevens Institute of Technology kamberov@cs.stevenstech.edu

2:30 p.m.
Equivalence of Catadioptric Projections and Mappings of the Sphere.
Christopher Geyer, University of Pennsylvania
Kostas Daniilidis*, University of Pennsylvania
(96651178)

3:30 p.m.
Surfaces of revolution with periodic mean curvature.
Katsuei Kenmotsu*, Tohoku University
(9665363)

4:00 p.m.
Recent progress on the geometry of constant mean curvature surfaces.
Rob Kusner*, University of Massachusetts
(9665367)

4:30 p.m.
Curvature measures for discrete surfaces.
John M. Sullivan*, Univ. of Illinois
(96653173)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory (Dedicated to Frank Harary on His 80th Birthday), II
Room 322, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Michael L. Gargano, Pace University mgargano@pace.edu
Louis V. Quintas, Pace University lquintas@pace.edu
Charles Suffel, Stevens Institute of Technology csuffel@stevenstech.edu

2:30 p.m.
Graphs with integral spectra.
Krystyna T Bali\'{n}ska*, The Technical University of Pozna\'{n}, Poland
(9660521)

3:00 p.m.
Chords of longest circuits of graphs embedded in projective plane.
Xuechao Li*, West Virginia University
Cunquan Zhang, West Virginia University
(9660537)

3:30 p.m.
Almostgraphic matroids.
Sandra R Kingan*, Pennslyvania State University at Harrisburg
Manoel Lemos, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
(96605169)

4:00 p.m.
Paintable Graphs.
Joseph F Malerba*, Pace University
Michael L Gargano, Pace University
Marty Lewinter, State University of New York at Purchase
(96605189)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Multiscale Analysis, and Applications, II
Room 308, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Ivan Selesnick, Polytechnic University selesi@taco.poly.edu
Gerald Schuller, Bell Laboratories schuller@research.belllabs.com

2:30 p.m.
Frames of Translates in Abstract Hilbert Spaces and the Generalized Frame Multiresolution Analysis.
Manos I Papadakis*, University of Houston
(9664148)

3:00 p.m.
Constructions of wavelet frames.
Alexander Petukhov*, University of South Carolina
(9664127)

3:30 p.m.
Directional, ShiftInsensitive, ComplexWavelet Transforms with Controllable Redundancy.
Felix C Fernandes*, Rice University
Rutger van Spaendonck, Delft University of Technology
Sidney C Burrus, Rice University
(96600100)

4:00 p.m.
Wavelet Analysis through Polysplines and the curvelets and ridgelets of Donoho  a comparative analysis.
Ognyan I Kounchev*, University of WisconsinMadison
(9664170)

4:30 p.m.
Lapped Transforms via TimeDomain Pre and PostProcessing.
Trac D Tran*, The Johns Hopkins University
(96694151)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stability of Nonlinear Dispersive Waves, II
Room 105, McLean Hall
Organizers:
Yi Li, Stevens Institute of Technology yili@cs.stevenstech.edu
Keith S. Promislow, Simon Fraser University kpromisl@cs.sfu.ca

3:00 p.m.
Scaling, Stability and Blowup for Nonlinear Dispersive Equations: The Critcal Case.
Jaime Angulo, IMECC, UNICAMP, Campinas, Brasil
Jerry L Bona*, University of Texas at Austin
Felipe Linares, IMPA, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Marcia Scialom, IMECC, UNICAMP, Campinas, Brasil
(96635175)

3:30 p.m.
Stability of waves in perturbed Hamiltonian systems.
Todd M Kapitula*, University of New Mexico
(96635195)

4:00 p.m.
Instability of standing waves for coupled Nonlinear Schordinger Equations.
Jian Deng*, Brown University
(96635180)

4:30 p.m.
Propagating Waves in Neuronal Networks.
Alice C Yew*, The Ohio State University
(96634142)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on Deformation Quantization and Its Applications, II
Room 229A, Edwin A. Stevens (EAS) Hall
Organizers:
Siddhartha Sahi, Rutgers University sahi@math.rutgers.edu
Martin J. Andler, University of Versailles andler@math.uvsq.fr

3:00 p.m.
Linearization of Poisson actions, singular values of matrix products, and the hyperbolic Duflo isomorphism.
Anton Alekseev, Uppsala University
Eckhard Meinrenken, University of Toronto
Chris Woodward*, Rutgers, New Brunswick
(9665366)

3:40 p.m.
Hochschild cohomology for the Kontsevich's graphs.
Mohsen Masmoudi*, Universit\'e de Metz (France)
Didier Arnal, Universit\'e de Metz (France)
(9661694)

4:10 p.m.
Break

4:30 p.m.
Semiclassical geometry of quantum line bundles and Morita equivalence of star products.
Henrique Bursztyn*, U.C. Berkeley
(96653191)

Saturday April 28, 2001, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Department of Mathematics Reception
Great Hall, Samuel Williams Library
Inquiries: meet@ams.org