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2001 Fall Central Section Meeting
Columbus, OH, September 2123, 2001
Meeting #969
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Saturday September 22, 2001

Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Meeting Registration
MW 154, Mathematics Tower (MW)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Cycles, Algebraic Geometry, II
UH 0151, University Hall (UH)
Organizers:
Roy Joshua, Ohio State University joshua@math.ohiostate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Real Regulators on Milnor Complexes.
James D Lewis*, University of Alberta
(96914121)

9:30 a.m.
Period Integrals and Feynman amplitudes.
Prakash Belkale, University of Utah
Patrick G Brosnan*, University of California, Los Angeles
(96914218)

10:30 a.m.
Motives in characteristic zero.
Evangelos Mouroukos*, University of Michigan
(96914210)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Coding Theory and Designs, II
UH 0090, University Hall (UH)
Organizers:
Tom Dowling, Ohio State University tdowling@math.ohiostate.edu
Dijen RayChaudhuri, dijen@math.ohiostate.edu

8:30 a.m.
AssmusMattson Theorem on Additive Codes over GF(4).
JonLark Kim*, University of IllinoisChicago
Vera Pless, University of IllinoisChicago
(96994180)

9:00 a.m.
Schur rings and circulant graphs I. From algebraic background to symmetry in circulants.
Andrew J Woldar*, Villanova University
(96905226)

9:30 a.m.
Schur rings and circulant graphs: II. Automorphism groups of circulant graphs with a primepower number of vertices.
Mikhail Klin*, BenGurion University of the Negev
Reinhard Poeschel, Technological University of Dresden
(96905225)

10:00 a.m.
New partial difference sets in abelian $p$groups.
Xiangdong Hou*, Wright State University
(9690565)

10:30 a.m.
Some new results on perfect sequences and a proof of the Lin and Gong conjectures.
K T Arasu*, Wright State University
J F Dillon, National Security Agency
K J Player, Wright State University
(96905208)

11:00 a.m.
The subconstituent algebra of a distanceregular graph.
Paul M Terwilliger*, University of Wisconsin
(9690568)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
UH 0147, University Hall (UH)
Organizers:
Evan Houston, University of North Carolina, Charlotte eghousto@email.uncc.edu
Alan Loper, Ohio State University lopera@math.ohiostate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Discussion

9:00 a.m.
Building integral domains using power series I.
William J. Heinzer, Purdue University
Christel Rotthaus, Michigan State University
Sylvia M. Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(96913165)

9:30 a.m.
Building integral domains using power series II.
William J. Heinzer*, Purdue University
Christel Rotthaus, Michigan State University
Sylvia M. Wiegand, University of Nebraska
(96913166)

10:00 a.m.
The halffactorial property in power series extensions.
Jim Coykendall*, North Dakota State University
(96913141)

10:30 a.m.
Wellcentered overrings of an integral domain.
William Heinzer, Purdue University
Moshe Roitman*, University of Haifa
(96913140)

11:00 a.m.
Survivalpairs of commutative rings have the lyingover property.
Jim Coykendall, North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota 581055075
David E. Dobbs*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 379961300
(9691385)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Cryptography and Computational and Algorithmic Number Theory, II
UH 0047, University Hall (UH)
Organizers:
Eric Bach, University of WisconsinMadison bach@cs.wisc.edu
Jonathan Sorenson, Butler University sorenson@butler.edu

8:30 a.m.
Some Computational Results Concerning Yokoi's Conjecture.
Jozsef Beck, Rutgers University
Edlyn Teske, University of Waterloo
Hugh C Williams*, University of Calgary
(96911182)

9:00 a.m.
Conditional and Unconditional Fundamental Unit Computation in Real Quadratic Fields.
Michael J. Jacobson, Jr.*, University of Manitoba
Hugh C. Williams, University of Calgary
(96911181)

9:30 a.m.
Recent results on the computation of zeta values at negative integers.
Joshua R Holden*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(96911168)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Unit Computation in Purely Cubic Function Fields.
Yoonjin Lee, University of Delaware
Renate Scheidler*, University of Calgary
(96911167)

11:00 a.m.
On the iteration of certain quadratic maps over $GF(p)$.
Troy MJ Vasiga*, University of Waterloo
Jeffrey O Shallit, University of Waterloo
(9691174)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on $L^2$ Methods in Algebraic and Geometric Topology, II
BE 0184, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Dan Burghelea, Ohio State University burghele@math.ohiostate.edu
Michael Davis, Ohio State University mdavis@math.ohiostate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Betti number growth for coverings.
Bryan F Clair*, Saint Louis University
Kevin M Whyte, Univ. Of Illinois  Chicago
(9695451)

9:30 a.m.
Zero divisors and approximating $L^2$Betti numbers.
Peter A Linnell*, Virginia Tech
(96946155)

10:30 a.m.
Refined semiclassical asymptotics and a vanishing theorem for higher traces.
Yuri A Kordyukov, Department of Mathematics, Ufa State Aviation TechnicalUniversity, Ufa,Russia
Varghese Mathai, Department of Mathematics, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Mikhail A Shubin*, Department of Mathematics, Northeastern University, Boston
(96958147)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Multivariate Generating Functions and Automatic Computation, I
BE 0136, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Robin Pemantle, Ohio State University pemantle@math.ohiostate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Session Introduction

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic enumeration of integer partitions by parameters.
E. Rodney Canfield*, University of Georgia
(9690587)

9:30 a.m.
Asymptotics of multivariate generating functions.
Robin Pemantle, Ohio State University
Mark C Wilson*, University of Auckland
(9690582)

10:30 a.m.
A multivariate version of FlajoletOdlyzko's transfer theorem and its applications to random maps.
Jason Z Gao*, Carleton University
Nick Wormald, University of Melbourne
(9690541)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Proof Theory and the Foundations of Mathematics, II
BE 0291, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Timothy Carlson, Ohio State University carlson@math.ohiostate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Applied foundations: recent progress in proof mining.
Ulrich W Kohlenbach*, Department of Computer Science, University of Aarhus
(9690392)

9:30 a.m.
Provable Recursiveness and Complexity.
Stanley S Wainer*, University of Leeds UK
(96903173)

10:30 a.m.
Update procedures and the 1consistency of arithmetic.
Jeremy Avigad*, Carnegie Mellon University
(96903177)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Quantum Topology, II
BE 0285, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Thomas Kerler, Ohio State University kerler@math.ohiostate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Quantum deformations of fundamental groups.
Uwe Kaiser*, Boise State University
(96957153)

9:00 a.m.
Shadow World Evaluation of the YangMills Measure.
Charles Frohman, University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, Boise State University
(9695739)

9:30 a.m.
Lagrangian approximation of Fox $p$colorings of tangles; Fox approximation of rational $\frac{p}{q}$moves.
Jozef H Przytycki*, GWU
(96957224)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
$3$dimensional topology inspired by number theory.
Adam S Sikora*, CRM Montreal
(96957209)

11:00 a.m.
Asymptotics of the TuraevViro Invariant.
Charles D Frohman*, The University of Iowa
Thomas Kerler, Ohio State University
(96957151)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Rings and Modules, II
UH 0051, University Hall (UH)
Organizers:
S. K. Jain, Ohio University jain@bing.math.ohiou.edu
Tariq Rizvi, Ohio State University rizvi@math.ohiostate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Some new results and questions related to Koethe's nil ideal problem.
Edmund R. Puczylowski*, Institute of Mathematics, University of Warsaw
(96916154)

9:00 a.m.
KrullSchmidt categories with the Artinian condition on morphisms.
Nguyen Viet Dung*, Ohio University  Zanesville
Jose Luis Garcia, University of Murcia, Spain
(96916124)

9:30 a.m.
Costar Modules.
Robert R Colby, University of Iowa
Kent R Fuller*, University of Iowa
(96916122)

10:00 a.m.
Essential Extensions which are FIExtending.
Gary F Birkenmeier*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jae K Park, Busan National University
S. Tariq Rizvi, Ohio State University at Lima
(9691690)

10:30 a.m.
Structure of some Noetherian SIrings.
Dinh V Huynh*, Ohio University
(96916204)

11:00 a.m.
On Additive Rank Functions.
John A Beachy*, Northern Illinois University
(9691648)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory of Schr\"odinger Operators, II
BE 0130, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Boris Mityagin, Ohio State University borismit@math.ohiostate.edu
Sergei Novikov, University of Maryland novikov@ipst.umd.edu

8:30 a.m.
Magnetic Schr\"odinger operators: discreteness of spectrum and strict positivity criteria.
Vladimir A Kondratiev, Department of Mechanics and Mathematics, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia
Vladimir G Maz'ya, Department of Mathematics, Link\"oping University, Sweden
Mikhail A Shubin*, Department of Mathematics, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
(96935149)

9:00 a.m.
Hydrogen atom in magnetic field: approximating eigenfunctions.
Alexander V Turbiner*, Nuclear Science Institute, UNAM
(96935237)

9:30 a.m.
2D Schroedinger Operators, Solitons, Spectral Symmetries.
Sergey Novikov*, University of Maryland, College Park, USA & Landau Instituteof the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
(96947186)

10:30 a.m.
Perturbation Formulae for the TwoDimensional Periodic Magnetic Schr\"{o}dinger Operator.
Yulia E Karpeshina*, UAB
(96935142)

11:00 a.m.
Behavior of dispersion curves near spectral edges and properties of periodic elliptic equations.
Peter Kuchment*, Texas A\&M University
Vassilis Papanicolaou, Wichita State University
Yehuda Pinchover, Technion, Israel
(96935150)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Fractals, I
BE 0192, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Gerald Edgar, Ohio State University edgar@math.ohiostate.edu

9:00 a.m.
Sierpinski Pedal Triangles.
XinMin Zhang*, University of South Alabama
Richard L Hitt, Univ. of South Alabama
Jiu Ding, Univ. of Southern Mississippi
(9695129)

9:30 a.m.
On the analysis on Sierpinski gaskets.
Alexander Teplyaev*, NSF/UC Riverside
(9693114)

10:00 a.m.
Inside the L\`evy dragon.
Scott Bailey*, Cornell University
Theodore Kim, Cornell University
Robert S Strichartz, Cornell University
(9692855)

10:30 a.m.
Exact Hausdorff Measure of the Graph of Brownian Motion on Some Nested Fractals.
Yimin Xiao*, Michigan State University
(9696089)

11:00 a.m.
Complex Dimensions of SelfSimilar Fractals.
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of California
(9693742)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Applications, II
BE 0188, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Andrzej Derdzinski, Ohio State University andrzej@math.ohiostate.edu
Fangyang Zheng, Ohio State University zheng@math.ohiostate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Lagrangian Helicoids.
David E Blair*, Michigan State University
(9695372)

9:00 a.m.
The $\mathcal{S}^{2}\times\mathcal{S}^{1}$ singularity of the Ricci flow.
Tom Ilmanen, ETH  Z\"urich
Dan Knopf*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(96953116)

9:30 a.m.
Compactifications of hermitian symmetric spaces and the moment map.
Lizhen Ji*, Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(9695380)

10:00 a.m.
Dependence of spectral invariants on geometric moduli.
Chris M Judge*, Indiana University
(96953103)

10:30 a.m.
Virasoro conjecture for GromovWitten Invariants.
Xiaobo Liu*, University of Notre Dame
(9695354)

11:00 a.m.
Skew loops and quadric hypersurfaces.
Bruce Solomon*, Indiana University
Mohammad Ghomi, University of South Carolina
Serge Tabachnikov, Penn State University
(96953127)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
MW 724, Mathematics Tower (MW)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Group Theory, II
BE 0394, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Koichiro Harada, Ohio State University haradako@math.ohiostate.edu
Surinder Sehgal, Ohio State University sehgal@math.ohiostate.edu
Ronald Solomon, Ohio State University solomon@math.ohiostate.edu

9:00 a.m.
From alternating groups to the Monster.
Christopher S Simons*, Rowan University
(9692053)

9:30 a.m.
Ascending HNN extensions of polycyclic groups are residually finite.
Tim Hsu*, San Jos\'{e} State University
Daniel T Wise, McGill University
(96920205)

10:00 a.m.
Short proofs of embeddings into exceptional groups of Lie type.
Alexander J Ryba*, Queens College, CUNY
(9692095)

10:30 a.m.
$\mathbf Z_3$twisted representations of lattice vertex operator algebras.
Ching Hung Lam*, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Hiromichi Yamada, Hitotsubashi University, Japan
(9691781)

11:00 a.m.
Norton's trace formula for the Griess algebra and the modular invariance of the moonshine module.
Atsushi Matsuo*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Tokyo
(96917108)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 11:40 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Invited Address
``Fubini's nightmare" in smooth ergodic theory.
EA 160, Math Annex (EA)
Yakov B. Pesin*, Pennsylvania State University

Saturday September 22, 2001, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Pricing and Risk Management in Incomplete Markets.
EA 160, Math Annex (EA)
Thaleia Zariphopoulou*, University of Texas at Austin

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Cycles, Algebraic Geometry, III
UH 0151, University Hall (UH)
Organizers:
Roy Joshua, Ohio State University joshua@math.ohiostate.edu

3:00 p.m.
Kummer elements in central simple algebras.
Markus Rost*, Ohio State University
(96914247)

4:00 p.m.
The gonality stratification and the Kodaira dimension of the moduli space of curves.
Gavril M Farkas*, Univ of Michigan
(96914163)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Coding Theory and Designs, III
UH 0090, University Hall (UH)
Organizers:
Tom Dowling, Ohio State University tdowling@math.ohiostate.edu
Dijen RayChaudhuri, dijen@math.ohiostate.edu

3:00 p.m.
Quasisymmetric Designs with Good Blocks and Intersection Number One.
V.C. Mavron, The University of Wales
T.P. McDonough, The University of Wales
M.S. Shrikhande*, Central Michigan University
(9690518)

3:30 p.m.
Discussion

4:00 p.m.
A Class of Polynomial Codes and a Family of Griesmer Codes.
Nuh Aydin*, The Ohio State University
Dijen K. RayChaudhuri, The Ohio State University
(9690520)

4:30 p.m.
Products and Quotients of Association Schemes.
Sejeong Bang, POSTECH
Mitsugu Hirasaka, National Taiwan University
Sung Y Song*, Iowa State University
(96905111)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
UH 0147, University Hall (UH)
Organizers:
Evan Houston, University of North Carolina, Charlotte eghousto@email.uncc.edu
Alan Loper, Ohio State University lopera@math.ohiostate.edu

3:00 p.m.
$S$Noetherian rings.
Daniel D Anderson*, The University of Iowa
Tiberiu Dumitrescu, Universitatea Bucure\c{s}ti
(9691363)

3:30 p.m.
Another look at Nagata Type theorems.
Muhammad Zafrullah*, Idaho State University
(96913190)

4:00 p.m.
The Effect of Characteristic on Computing the Integral Closure of a Ring.
Chad J McQuinn*, Purdue University
(96913245)

4:30 p.m.
Integervalued polynomials and $p$adic analytic functions II.
Manjul Bhargava*, Clay Mathematics Institute/Princeton University
(96913256)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Cryptography and Computational and Algorithmic Number Theory, III
UH 0047, University Hall (UH)
Organizers:
Eric Bach, University of WisconsinMadison bach@cs.wisc.edu
Jonathan Sorenson, Butler University sorenson@butler.edu

3:00 p.m.
Ranks of quadratic twists of elliptic curves.
Alice Silverberg*, Ohio State University
(96911203)

3:30 p.m.
Solving elliptic curve discrete logarithm problems using Weil descent.
Michael J Jacobson, University of Manitoba
Alfred J Menezes, University of Waterloo
Andreas Stein*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(96994187)

4:00 p.m.
Elliptic curve cryptography: the case of NIST P224.
Daniel J. Bernstein*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(96911148)

4:30 p.m.
Analysis of the GHS Weil Descent Attack on the ECDLP over Characteristic Two Finite Fields of Compostite Degree.
Markus Maurer, University of Waterloo
Alfred J Menezes, Certicom Research & University of Waterloo
Edlyn E Teske*, University of Waterloo
(96911115)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Group Theory, III
BE 0394, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Koichiro Harada, Ohio State University haradako@math.ohiostate.edu
Surinder Sehgal, Ohio State University sehgal@math.ohiostate.edu
Ronald Solomon, Ohio State University solomon@math.ohiostate.edu

3:00 p.m.
Characterization of some sradic simple groups.
Ronald M Solomon, The OSU
Inna Korchagina*, Rutgers University
(96920227)

3:30 p.m.
Some nonsplit extensions of $O_7(3)$ and the ConwayNorton algebra for the Fischer group $F_{24}$.
Masaaki Kitazume*, Chiba University
(96920171)

4:00 p.m.
Tensor product module and modular invariance of VOAs.
Miyamoto Masahiko*, University of Tsukuba
(96920118)

4:30 p.m.
GNAVOA, I (Groups, nonassociative algebras and vertex operator algebras; part I).
Robert L. Griess, Jr.*, University of Michigan
(96920201)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on $L^2$ Methods in Algebraic and Geometric Topology, III
BE 0184, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Dan Burghelea, Ohio State University burghele@math.ohiostate.edu
Michael Davis, Ohio State University mdavis@math.ohiostate.edu

3:00 p.m.
Coarse cohomology for foliations.
James L. Heitsch*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(9695856)

4:00 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Multivariate Generating Functions and Automatic Computation, II
BE 0136, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Robin Pemantle, Ohio State University pemantle@math.ohiostate.edu

3:00 p.m.
Multivariate generating functions from tiling problems.
James G Propp*, University of Wisconsin
(9690526)

3:30 p.m.
Relax, but don't be too lazy.
Joris van der Hoeven*, CNRS, Universite ParisSud, Orsay, France
(9694078)

4:30 p.m.
On the distribution of the number of Young tableaux for a uniformly random diagram.
Boris G Pittel*, Department of Mathematics, The Ohio State University
(96905100)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Proof Theory and the Foundations of Mathematics, III
BE 0291, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Timothy Carlson, Ohio State University carlson@math.ohiostate.edu

3:00 p.m.
Operational theories of sets.
Solomon Feferman*, Stanford University
(96903132)

4:00 p.m.
Some aspects of linear logic.
Andreas R Blass*, University of Michigan
(96903120)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Topology, III
BE 0285, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Thomas Kerler, Ohio State University kerler@math.ohiostate.edu

3:00 p.m.
Detecting Virtual Knots.
Louis H Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(96957170)

3:30 p.m.
Tracelike functionals on the double of the Taft Hopf algebras.
David E Radford*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Sara Westreich, BarIlan University
(9691676)

4:00 p.m.
Subtleties of the integrals for Hopfalgebra objects in symmetric categories, and their reflection in topological invariants.
Fernando J. O. Souza*, Dept. of C. & O.  University of Waterloo
(96918259)

4:30 p.m.
A Space of Cyclohedra.
Satyan L Devadoss*, Ohio State University
(96957134)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Rings and Modules, III
UH 0051, University Hall (UH)
Organizers:
S. K. Jain, Ohio University jain@bing.math.ohiou.edu
Tariq Rizvi, Ohio State University rizvi@math.ohiostate.edu

3:00 p.m.
$\Gamma$deviation and Localization of Lattices.
Toma Albu, University of Bucharest
Mark L Teply*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(96916175)

3:30 p.m.
Embedding noetherian rings into artinian ones.
G\"unter R Krause*, University of Manitoba
(96916248)

4:00 p.m.
Generalized Triangular Matrix Rings and FIExtending Property.
Gary F Birkenmeier, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jae Keol Park*, Busan National University
S. Tariq Rizvi, Ohio State University at Lima
(9691679)

4:30 p.m.
Perfect, semiperfect, and semiregular rings relative to an ideal.
Mohamed F Yousif, Ohio State University at Lima
Yiqiang Zhou*, Memorial University of Newfoundland
(96916236)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory of Schr\"odinger Operators, III
BE 0130, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Boris Mityagin, Ohio State University borismit@math.ohiostate.edu
Sergei Novikov, University of Maryland novikov@ipst.umd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Reverse hypercontractivity and reverse logSobolev inequalities and all that.
Stephen B Sontz*, CIMAT, Guanajuato, Mexico
(96981178)

3:30 p.m.
On the low eigenvalues of some Schr\"odinger operators containing curvature.
Evans M Harrell*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(96935249)

4:00 p.m.
On the inverse scattering problem on branching graphs.
Pavel B Kurasov*, Dept. of Mathematics, Stockholm Univ.
(96947192)

4:30 p.m.
Laplacian and Schr\"odinger operator on regular metric trees.
Jan Lang*, Charles University, Prague
(9694447)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fractals, II
BE 0192, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Gerald Edgar, Ohio State University edgar@math.ohiostate.edu

3:00 p.m.
Exponential bases for Cantor measures.
Steen Pedersen*, Wright State University
(9694212)

3:30 p.m.
Graphdirected iterated function systems with overlaps.
Manav Das, University of Louisville
SzeMan Ngai*, Georgia Southern University
(9692837)

4:00 p.m.
Packing measure and dimension of random fractals.
Artemi Berlinkov, University of North Texas
Daniel R. Mauldin*, University of North Texas
(9696077)

4:30 p.m.
Packing dimension in random recursive constructions.
Artemi Berlinkov*, University of North Texas
(9692899)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Applications, III
BE 0188, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)
Organizers:
Andrzej Derdzinski, Ohio State University andrzej@math.ohiostate.edu
Fangyang Zheng, Ohio State University zheng@math.ohiostate.edu

3:00 p.m.
Rigidity of differentiable structures of line arrangements in $CP^2$.
Stephen S. Yau*, UIC
(96914253)

3:30 p.m.
Classification of flat surfaces with constant Kaehler angle in complex Euclidean plane.
BangYen Chen*, Michigan State University
(9695330)

4:00 p.m.
On the Existence of Focal Points near Closed Geodesics on Surfaces.
Marlies Gerber*, Indiana University
(96953128)

4:30 p.m.
Dirichlet Problem at Infinity for Open Manifolds with Big Ends.
Jianguo Cao*, Univerisity of Notre Dame
(9695324)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 3:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
BE 0198, Baker Systems Engineering (BE)

3:00 p.m.
Behavior of Norms of Powers of Fourier Series.
George C. Stey*, The Ohio State University
(96942221)

3:15 p.m.
Turning Capability of Normal operators.
Morteza Seddighin*, Indiana UniversityEast
(9694738)

3:30 p.m.
Complex Projections of Real Veronese Varieties.
Adam Coffman*, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
(9693264)

3:45 p.m.
Representing Hierarchies of Predicates.
Edward R Griffor*, ARDG (Algorithm Research and Design Group)
(9690311)

4:00 p.m.
An Algorithm for Proving the Goldbach's Conjecture!
Vaidyanathan Jairaj*, Bangalore, India
(9691125)

4:15 p.m.
Mathematics: More Art or Science?
G. Arthur Mihram*, Princeton, NJ
Danielle Mihram, Univ. of Southern California
(96903188)

4:30 p.m.
The relation between the elementary solutions of the general third order and second ordrlinear differential equations.
Ali A Salim*, Ammancity center
(9693413)

4:45 p.m.
Lifting Idempotents and Projective Covers.
Dinesh K Khurana*, Panjab University, Chandigarh (India)
(96916255)

5:00 p.m.
Enumeration of permutations with forbidden templates.
YuanSheng Zhang*, University of Pennsylvania
(9690532)

Saturday September 22, 2001, 5:10 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Invited Address
On the geometric Langlands conjecture.
EA 160, Math Annex (EA)
Dennis Gaitsgory*, Harvard University

Saturday September 22, 2001, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Reception (Sponsored by the Department of Mathematics)
MW 724, Mathematics Tower (MW)
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