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2000 Fall Southeastern Section Meeting
Birmingham, AL, November 1012, 2000
Meeting #960
Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS
bryant@math.fsu.edu
Friday November 10, 2000

Friday November 10, 2000, 12:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
First Floor, Educational Building

Friday November 10, 2000, 12:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
First Floor, Educational Building

Friday November 10, 2000, 1:15 p.m.1:25 p.m.
Opening Remarks and Welcome
Auditorium, Hill University Center

Friday November 10, 2000, 1:25 p.m.2:15 p.m.
Invited Address
Perturbation theory on integrable systems.
Auditorium, Hill University Center
Xin Zhou*, Duke University
Percy Deift, New York UniversityCourant Institute
(9603502)

Friday November 10, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, I
Room 134, Educational Building
Organizers:
Ian Walker Knowles, University of Alabama at Birmingham iwk@math.uab.edu
Rudi Weikard, University of Alabama at Birmingham rudi@math.uab.edu

2:30 p.m.
On Determining a Riemannian Manifold from the DirichlettoNeumann map.
Gunther Uhlmann*, University of Washington
(96035183)

3:00 p.m.
Electrical Impedance Imaging.
David Isaacson*, RPI
(96078223)

3:30 p.m.
Gradients with respect to metrics: Applications to superconductivity.
John W Neuberger*, University of North Texas
(9603525)

4:00 p.m.
break

4:30 p.m.
Algorithms for making time reversal mirror calculations in wave guides.
Joyce R. McLaughlin*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York
(96035237)

5:00 p.m.
TimeReversal Acoustics for Multiple Targets.
James G Berryman*, Lawrence Livermore Lab
(96035196)

5:30 p.m.
Superresolution Processing of Multistatic Data Using Time Reversal and MUSIC.
Anthony J Devaney*, Northeastern University
(96015192)

Friday November 10, 2000, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Relations Between Spectral Theory and Analytic Number Theory, I
Room 128, Educational Building
Organizers:
Robert M. Kauffman, University of Alabama at Birmingham kauffman@vorteb.math.uab.edu
Martin N. Huxley, Cardiff University, Wales Huxley@cardiff.ac.uk

2:30 p.m.
Some old ideas on the Riemann Hypothesis.
Martin N Huxley*, University of Cardiff
(96011151)

3:00 p.m.
discussion

3:30 p.m.
Boundary Distributions of Automorphic Forms and Their Lfunctions.
Stephen D Miller*, Yale University
(96011139)

4:00 p.m.
Eigenfunctions of Quantized Cat Maps.
Par Kurlberg*, University of Georgia
(96011255)

4:30 p.m.
Trace formulas, resonances, and asymptotics of the length spectrum for hyperbolic manifolds of infinite volume.
Peter A Perry*, University of Kentucky
(96058205)

Friday November 10, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Billiards and Related Topics, I
Room 148, Educational Building
Organizers:
Nikolai I. Chernov, University of Alabama at Birmingham chernov@math.uab.edu
Nandor Simanyi, University of Alabama at Birmingham simanyi@math.uab.edu

2:30 p.m.
Topological entropy of convex billiards with small obstacles.
Roberto Markarian*, IMERL, Universidad de la Rep\`ublica, Uruguay
(9605890)

3:00 p.m.
Measurements of decay of correlations in large particle systems.
Marek R Rychlik*, University of Arizona
(96070233)

3:30 p.m.
Search light in billiard tables.
Gregory Galperin*, Eastern Illinois University
(96037157)

4:00 p.m.
Decay of correlations for some almost Anosov systems.
Huyi Hu*, The University of Southern California
(96037210)

4:30 p.m.
Nonholonomic constraints, normal form and high frequency oscillations.
Mark Levi*, Penn State University
Warren Weckesser, University of Michigan
(96037134)

5:00 p.m.
Polyhedral billiards and a caricature on the BoltzmannSinai gas.
Eugene Gutkin*, Santa Monica, California
(9603743)

Friday November 10, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Spectral and Transport Problems in Solid State Physics, I
Room 129, Educational Building
Organizers:
Peter D. Hislop, University of Kentucky hislop@ms.uky.edu
Yulia Karpeshina, University of Alabama at Birmingham karpeshi@math.uab.edu
Gunter H. Stolz, University of Alabama at Birmingham stolz@math.uab.edu

2:30 p.m.
The Creation of Spectral Gaps by Graph Decoration.
Jeffrey H Schenker*, Princeton University
Michael Aizenman, Princeton University
(96047167)

3:00 p.m.
Finite rank perturbations of spectra.
Alexei Poltoratski*, Texas A\&M University
(9604775)

3:30 p.m.
Break.

4:00 p.m.
Liouville theorems and dispersion relations for periodic elliptic equations.
Peter Kuchment*, Wichita State University
Yehuda Pinchover, Technion  Israel Institute of Technology
(9603551)

4:30 p.m.
Random Excitation of the Linear Mechanical Systems.
Boris P. Belinskiy*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Peter Caithamer, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(9606020)

5:00 p.m.
The Spectral Shift Function for $2\times 2$ Operator Matrices.
Konstantin A Makarov*, University of MissouriColumbia
(96047206)

5:30 p.m.
Dynamical and Exponential Localization for One Dimensional, Continuum, BernoulliAnderson Models.
David Damanik, California Institute of Technology
Robert Sims*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Gunter Stolz, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(96081253)

Friday November 10, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analytical Problems in Mathematical Physics, I
Room 130, Educational Building
Organizers:
Roger T. Lewis, University of Alabama at Birmingham lewis@math.uab.edu
Michael P. Loss, Georgia Institute of Technology loss@math.gatech.edu
Marcel Griesemer, University of Alabama at Birmingham marcel@math.uab.edu

2:30 p.m.
On the existence of resonances for the Laplacian on waveguides.
Julian K Edward*, Florida International University
(96035174)

3:00 p.m.
Smallenergy asymptotics of the scattering matrix for the matrix Schr\"odinger equation on the line.
Martin Klaus*, Virginia Tech
Tuncay Aktosun, North Dakota
Cornelis Van der Mee, University of Cagliari
(96034162)

3:30 p.m.
Quantum scattering with a homogeneous potential of degree zero.
Ira Herbst*, University of Virginia
Erik Skibsted, Aarhus University
(96081185)

4:00 p.m.
break

5:00 p.m.
An Exponentially Accurate TimeDependent BornOppenheimer Approximation.
George A. Hagedorn*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(96081101)

5:30 p.m.
Stability of fronts for the Cahnhilliard equation.
Eric A Carlen*, Georgia Tech
M C Carvalho, Geogia Tech
Enza Orlandi, University of Rome III
(96035215)

Friday November 10, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras and Their Representations, I
Room 133, Educational Building
Organizers:
Alan Hopenwasser, University of Alabama ahopenwa@euler.math.ua.edu
Justin R. Peters, Iowa State University peters@iastate.edu

2:30 p.m.
Two operator relations used in the construction of wavelets.
Palle E.T. Jorgensen*, The University of Iowa
(9604733)

3:00 p.m.
A prewavelet and its Ruelle operator.
Beth P Peterson*, Lamar University
(96047214)

3:30 p.m.
Remarks on Operator Theory and the Corona Problem for the Bidisk.
Tavan T Trent*, University of Alabama
(9604784)

4:00 p.m.
Families Index Theory for Operators in Subspaces.
Carla Farsi*, University of Colorado
(96046106)

4:30 p.m.
SquareSummable Sequences Of Hilbert Space Operators And The Theory Of Frames.
David R Larson*, Texas A\&M University
(96047141)

5:00 p.m.
Frame Wavelet Sets in $R^d$.
Xingde Dai, UNC Charlotte
Yuanan Diao*, UNC Charlotte
Qing Gu, Beijing Univ
(9604288)

5:30 p.m.
The symmetric imprimitivity theorem and regularity of induced representations.
Astrid an Huef*, University of Denver
Iain Raeburn, University of Newcastle, Australia
(96046111)

Friday November 10, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamics and LowDimensional Topology, I
Room 131, Educational Building
Organizers:
Alexander M. Blokh, University of Alabama at Birmingham ablokh@math.uab.edu
Lex G. Oversteegen, University of Alabama at Birmingham overstee@math.uab.edu
John C. Mayer, University of Alabama at Birmingham mayer@math.uab.edu

2:30 p.m.
Regular Branched Covering Spaces and Chaotic Maps on Riemann Sphere.
Joo Sung Lee*, Dept. of Math. Dongguk University, Univ. of Florida
(96037204)

3:00 p.m.
Compact Onedimensional Minimal Sets.
Alex D Clark*, University of North Texas
(96037170)

3:30 p.m.
Topology in Mixing Problems.
Judy A. Kennedy*, University of Delaware
(96037148)

4:00 p.m.
Dynamical decomposition of a topological space.
Robbert Fokkink*, Delft University
(96054108)

4:30 p.m.
Minimal Flows and Global Cross Sections which are Disks.
Bill F Basener*, Boston University / Colby Sawyer College
(9603767)

5:00 p.m.
Attractors which Contain All Chainable Continuua.
Brian F Martensen*, Montana State University  Bozeman
(96037179)

5:30 p.m.
Real laminations and topological dynamics of complex polynomials.
Jan Kiwi*, P.Universidad Catolica de Chile
(96037229)

Friday November 10, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Differential Equations and Applications, I
Room 151, Educational Building
Organizers:
James R. Ward, Jr., University of Alabama at Birmingham ward@math.uab.edu
Wenzhang Huang, University of Alabama at Huntsville huang@math.uah.edu

2:30 p.m.
A duality principle for periodic solutions of nonlinear telegraph equations.
Rafael Ortega*, Universidad de Granada
Aureliano RoblesPerez, Universidad de Granada
(9603511)

3:00 p.m.
Persistence, Coexistence and Extinction in Almost Periodic Competition Diffusion Systems.
Georg Hetzer, Auburn University, Alabama
Wenxian Shen*, Auburn University, Alabama
(96035120)

3:30 p.m.
Global Regularity of Solutions to the ThreeDimensional Incompressible NavierStokes Equations with PipeFlow Boundary Conditions.
Douglas A Riley*, BirminghamSouthern College
(96076154)

4:00 p.m.
Generalized Harmonic Oscillators: Velocity Dependent Frequencies.
Ronald E Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(9603427)

4:30 p.m.
Existence and Multiplicity Results for Classes of pLaplacian Equations.
Ratnasingham Shivaji*, Mississippi State University
(96035135)

5:00 p.m.
Abstract Integrodifferential Equation and Viscoelastic Equation.
Min He*, Kent State University Trumbull Campus
(96035240)

5:30 p.m.
Superlinear indefinite equations on the real line.
Anna Capietto*, University of Torino, Italy
Walter Dambrosio, University of Torino
Duccio Papini, International School for Advanced Studies
(96034126)

Friday November 10, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Applications, I
Room 144, Educational Building
Organizers:
Dehua Wang, University of Pittsburgh dwang@math.pitt.edu
Yanni Zeng, University of Alabama at Birmingham zeng@math.uab.edu

2:30 p.m.
Weak Solutions to a Nonlinear Variational Wave Equation.
Ping Zhang, Academia Sinica
Yuxi Zheng*, Indiana University
(96035182)

3:00 p.m.
WindDriven Ocean Circulation.
Reza MalekMadani*, U. S. Naval Academy
(9603526)

3:30 p.m.
Sharp WellPosedness Theory for the BBM Equation.
Jerry L Bona*, University of Texas at Austin
Nickolay Tzvetkov, Universit\'e de Paris Sud
(9603523)

4:00 p.m.
Wave Interactions in Nonlinear Elastic Strings.
Robin C Young*, Univ of Mass
(96035254)

4:30 p.m.
A discrete model for an illposed nonlinear parabolic PDE.
David G Schaeffer*, Duke University
(96035241)

5:00 p.m.
Nonlinear problems in magnetohydrodynamics and related equations.
Dehua Wang*, University of Pittsburgh
(96035226)

Friday November 10, 2000, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Methods in Approximation, I
Room 146, Educational Building
Organizers:
Vladimir N. Temlyakov, University of South Carolina temlyak@math.sc.edu

2:30 p.m.
On the representation of bandlimited signals using finitely many bits.
Hrushikesh N Mhaskar*, California State University, Los Angeles
(9604193)

3:00 p.m.
TriebelLizorkin spaces and $N$term wavelet approximation.
Guergana P Petrova*, University of Michigan
(96041220)

3:30 p.m.
Kolmogorov and linear widths of weighted Sobolevtype classes on a finite interval.
Dany Leviatan*, Univ. of South Carolina
Victor A Konovalov, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
(96041228)

4:00 p.m.
Algorithms for Tree Approximations.
Peter G Binev*, University of South Carolina
(96041248)

4:30 p.m.
Interpolation by Polynomils on the plane and in higher dimensions.
Boris Shekhtman*, University of South Florida
(96041199)

Friday November 10, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Frames, Sampling, and TimeFrequency Representations, I
Room 237, Educational Building
Organizers:
Akram Aldroubi, Vanderbilt University aldroubi@math.vanderbilt.edu

2:30 p.m.
Optimal WeylHeisenberg Sets for Two Stochastic Models.
Radu V Balan*, Siemens Corporate Research
(9604263)

3:00 p.m.
Frequency estimation algorithms.
Carlos A Berenstein*, Univ. of Maryland
(96042222)

3:30 p.m.
Classifying certain irregular WeylHeisenberg (Gabor) frames.
Peter G Casazza*, University of Missouri  Columbia
Ole Christensen, Technical University of Denmark
(9604328)

4:00 p.m.
Gabor Expansions in $L^p$.
Karlheinz Gr\"ochenig, University of Connecticut
Christopher Heil*, Georgia Tech
(9604231)

4:30 p.m.
Generalized frame multiresolution analysis of abstract Hilbert spaces.
Manos I Papadakis*, University of Houston
(9604187)

5:00 p.m.
Tight Spline Frames and Sibling Frames.
Joachim St\"ockler*, University of MissouriSt. Louis
(96041259)

5:30 p.m.
Robertson Type Theorems for Frames.
Eric Weber*, Texas A\&M University
(96042146)

Friday November 10, 2000, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Operators and Function Theory on Holomorphic Space, I
Room 127, Educational Building
Organizers:
James L. Wang, University of Alabama jwang@gp.as.ua.edu
Zhijian Wu, University of Alabama

2:30 p.m.
Subnormal Operators and their duals.
Robert F Olin*, University of Alabama
(96047238)

3:00 p.m.
Invariant subspaces, quasiinvariant subspaces and Hankel operators.
Dechao Zheng*, Vanderbilt University
Kunyu Guo, Fudan University
(9604770)

3:30 p.m.
The Density Problem for Unbounded Bergman Operators.
Sherwin Kouchekian*, Virginia Tech
(9604769)

4:00 p.m.
The Ces\`aro operator on the Bergman space.
Thomas L Miller*, Mississippi State University
(96047178)

4:30 p.m.
Bergmantype reproducing kernels, contractive divisors, and dilations.
Scott McCullough*, University of Florida
Stefan Richter, University of Tennessee
(9604774)

Friday November 10, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Integrable Systems and RiemannHilbert Problems, I
Room 147, Educational Building
Organizers:
Xin Zhou, Duke University zhou@math.duke.edu
Kenneth McLaughlin, University of Arizona mcl@math.arizona.edu

2:30 p.m.
Asymptotic Solution of the Second Harmonic Generation Equations.
David J. Kaup*, Clarkson University
(96078145)

3:10 p.m.
Asymptotics for Racah Coefficients and Polynomials.
Mourad E Ismail, University of South Florida
Plamen C Simeonov*, University of HoustonDowntown
(9603353)

3:50 p.m.
The Defocusing Nonlinear Schr\"{o}dinger Equation with Finite Density Initial Data: Leading Order Asymptotics via the RiemannHilbert Approach.
Arthur H Vartanian*, Winthrop University
(9603573)

4:30 p.m.
Elementary and direct proof of Painleve property for Painleve equations.
Min Yan*, Hong Kong U of Sci and Tech
(9603492)

5:10 p.m.
Commuting Differential Operators and Integrable Systems.
Rudi Weikard*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(96034110)

Friday November 10, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Operators and Function Spaces, I
Room 135, Educational Building
Organizers:
R. C. Brown, University of AlabamaTuscaloosa dicbrown@bama.ua.edu
D. B. Hinton, University of Tennessee, Knoxville hinton@math.utk.edu

2:30 p.m.
Modeling evanescent waves: some theoretical and computational aspects.
Rolando Magnanini, Florence University
Luca Sgheri, Istituto Analisi Globale ed Applicazioni  Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
Giorgio G Talenti*, Florence University
(9603532)

3:30 p.m.
The heat equation with generalized Wentzell boundary conditions.
Jerome A. Goldstein*, University of Memphis
(96035123)

4:00 p.m.
Dirac Operators and OverChirped Optical Pulses.
J. K Shaw*, Virginia Tech
(9603517)

4:30 p.m.
A Twin Fixed Point Theorem and Twin Solutions of Boundary Value Problems.
Richard I. Avery, Dakota State University
Chuan Jen Chyan, Tamkang University
Johnny Henderson*, Auburn University
(9603409)

5:00 p.m.
Upper and Lower Solution Methods for Fully Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems.
Jeffrey Ehme, Spelman College
Paul W Eloe*, University of Dayton
Johnny Henderson, Auburn University
(96034132)

Friday November 10, 2000, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Reception
Saturday November 11, 2000

Saturday November 11, 2000, 7:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
First Floor, Educational Building

Saturday November 11, 2000, 7:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
First Floor, Educational Building

Saturday November 11, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Billiards and Related Topics, II
Room 148, Educational Building
Organizers:
Nikolai I. Chernov, University of Alabama at Birmingham chernov@math.uab.edu
Nandor Simanyi, University of Alabama at Birmingham simanyi@math.uab.edu

8:30 a.m.
Singularities in Multidimensional (Semi)Dispersing Billiards.
Peter Balint*, Renyi Institute of the H.A.S.
Nikolai Chernov, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Domokos Szasz, Technical University of Budapest
Peter I Toth, Technical University of Budapest
(96037127)

9:00 a.m.
The fundamental theorem for algebraic semidispersing billiards.
Domokos Szasz*, Technical University of Budapest
Nikolai Chernov, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Peter I. Toth, Technical University of Budapest
Peter Balint, Renyi Institute of the H.A.S.
(96037144)

9:30 a.m.
Billiards in truncated ellipses.
Gianluigi Del Magno*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(96037172)

10:00 a.m.
Subexponential estimate of local proliferation of singularities in 2D billiards.
Leonid A Bunimovich*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(96037100)

10:30 a.m.
Natural Asymptotic Measures on the Unstable, Stable and Invariant Manifolds of Open Billiard Systems in the Plane.
Peter A Richardson*, Baylor College Of Medicine / VHA
(96037212)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras and Their Representations, II
Room 133, Educational Building
Organizers:
Alan Hopenwasser, University of Alabama ahopenwa@euler.math.ua.edu
Justin R. Peters, Iowa State University peters@iastate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Noncommutative Mstructure.
David P Blecher*, University of Houston
Edward G Effros, UCLA
Vrej Zarikian, UCLA
(96046125)

9:00 a.m.
The Structure of Free Semigroup Algebras.
Kenneth R Davidson, University of Waterloo
Elias Katsoulis, East Carolina University
David R Pitts*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(9604791)

9:30 a.m.
On Ternary Rings of Operators.
Manmohan Kaur, University of Illinois
ZhongJin Ruan*, University of Illinois
(96046130)

10:00 a.m.
Primitive Limit Algebras and C*envelopes.
Kenneth R Davidson, University of Waterloo
Elias G Katsoulis*, East Carolina University
(9604745)

10:30 a.m.
Isomorphisms of CSL Algebras.
Robert L Moore*, University of Alabama
(9604797)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Differential Equations and Applications, II
Room 151, Educational Building
Organizers:
James R. Ward, Jr., University of Alabama at Birmingham ward@math.uab.edu
Wenzhang Huang, University of Alabama at Huntsville huang@math.uah.edu

8:30 a.m.
Dispersal, Disease and LifeHistory Evolution.
Carlos CastilloChavez*, Cornell University
AbdulAziz Yakubu, Howard and Cornell University
(96092264)

9:00 a.m.
An agestructured TB model with resistant strains.
Zhilan Feng*, Purdue University
Mimmo Iannelli, Trento University
Fabio A Milner, Purdue University
(96035266)

9:30 a.m.
Global Asymptotic Behavior of a Chemostat Model with Two Perfectly Complementary Resources and Distributed Delay.
Bingtuan Li*, University of Utah
Gail Wolkowicz, McMaster University
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University
(96092236)

10:00 a.m.
Habitat edges and predatorprey interactions : effects on critical patch size.
Robert S Cantrell*, University of Miami
George C Cosner, University of Miami
William F Fagan, Arizona State University
(9609241)

10:30 a.m.
Systems of Partial Differential Eqautions Modeling the Spread of Infectious Disease Through Highly Heterogeneous Habitats.
William Fitzgibbon*, University of Houston
Michel Langlais, Universite de Bordeaux 2
Jeffery J Morgan, Texas A\&M
(9603548)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Applications, II
Room 144, Educational Building
Organizers:
Dehua Wang, University of Pittsburgh dwang@math.pitt.edu
Yanni Zeng, University of Alabama at Birmingham zeng@math.uab.edu

8:30 a.m.
Renormalization Group and Scaling Methods in Differential Equations.
Gunduz Caginalp*, University of Pittsburgh
(9603540)

9:00 a.m.
LargeTime Behavior of Entropy Solutions with Large Oscillation for Hyperbolic Conservation Laws.
GuiQiang Chen*, Northwestern University
(96035216)

9:30 a.m.
Critical threshold phenomena in EulerPoisson equations.
Eitan Tadmor*, UCLA
(96035116)

10:00 a.m.
Recent results on the ChapmanEnskog expansion.
Marshall Slemrod*, UW Madison
(96035118)

10:30 a.m.
Cavitation in onedimensional compressible NavierStokes flows.
David C Hoff*, Indiana University
(9603530)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Methods in Approximation, II
Room 146, Educational Building
Organizers:
Vladimir N. Temlyakov, University of South Carolina temlyak@math.sc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Worst case analysis of greedy algorithms in Banach spaces.
Peter Oswald*, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
(96041198)

9:00 a.m.
On Approximate $\ell_1$ Systems in Banach Spaces.
Stephen J Dilworth, University of South Carolina
Denka N Kutzarova*, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Przemyslaw Wojtaszczyk, Warsaw University
(96041105)

9:30 a.m.
Nonlinear ridge approximation and gridge algorithms.
Konstantin I Oskolkov*, University of South Carolina
(96041184)

10:00 a.m.
Approximate Weak Greedy Algorithms~: numerical motivations and sufficient condition of convergence.
R\'emi Gribonval*, University of South Carolina.
Morten Nielsen, University of South Carolina.
(9604178)

10:30 a.m.
Approximate Weak Greedy Algorithms~: detailed study of convergence.
Morten Nielsen*, University of South Carolina.
R\'emi Gribonval, University of South Carolina.
(9604179)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Frames, Sampling, and TimeFrequency Representations, II
Room 237, Educational Building
Organizers:
Akram Aldroubi, Vanderbilt University aldroubi@math.vanderbilt.edu

8:30 a.m.
Sampling, Banach frames, and applications.
Akram Aldroubi*, Vanderbilt University
(96042133)

9:00 a.m.
Computing eigenvalues in the presence of a continuous spectrum.
Amin Boumenir*, Moravian college
(9604194)

9:30 a.m.
Construction of wavelets by interpolation over famlies of wavelet sets.
David R Larson*, Texas A\&M University
(96046142)

10:00 a.m.
Sampling Expansions in Unitarily Translation Invariant Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Spaces.
M. Zuhair Nashed*, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware 19716
(96042260)

10:30 a.m.
Sampling on a String.
Ahmed I Zayed*, University of Central Florida
Amin Boumenir, Sultan Qaboos University
(9604244)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Integrable Systems and RiemannHilbert Problems, II
Room 147, Educational Building
Organizers:
Xin Zhou, Duke University zhou@math.duke.edu
Kenneth McLaughlin, University of Arizona mcl@math.arizona.edu

8:30 a.m.
Statistical Mechanics and Algebraic Combinatorics.
Vladimir E Korepin*, YITP, SUNY at Stony Brook
(9608247)

9:10 a.m.
Symplectic structures of the Painlev\'e test.
Jishan Hu*, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Min Yan, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(96000171)

9:50 a.m.
The RH problem in a semiclassical continuum limit.
Stephen P Shipman*, Duke University
(96035191)

10:30 a.m.
Statistical properties of the Fourier spectrum of the nonlinear Schroedinger equation in the semiclassical limit.
David Cai*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(96035265)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Operators and Function Spaces, II
Room 135, Educational Building
Organizers:
R. C. Brown, University of AlabamaTuscaloosa dicbrown@bama.ua.edu
D. B. Hinton, University of Tennessee, Knoxville hinton@math.utk.edu

8:30 a.m.
Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems with Multiple Positive Solutions.
John V Baxley*, Wake Forest University
Lyndsey J Haywood, Wake Forest University
(96034242)

9:00 a.m.
SturmLiouville problems with finite spectrum.
Qingkai Kong, NIU
Hongyou Wu, NIU
Anton Zettl*, NIU
(9603408)

9:30 a.m.
Positive eigenvalues of second order boundary value problems and a theorem of M. G. Krein.
Steve Clark*, University of MissouriRolla
Don Hinton, University of Tennessee
(96034211)

10:00 a.m.
The BKS(N,M) Problem in Orthogonal Polynomials and Differential Equations.
Lance L Littlejohn*, Utah State University
(96034263)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, II
Room 134, Educational Building
Organizers:
Ian Walker Knowles, University of Alabama at Birmingham iwk@math.uab.edu
Rudi Weikard, University of Alabama at Birmingham rudi@math.uab.edu

9:00 a.m.
Numerical Conformal Mapping.
John R. Cannon*, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, 32816
(9606510)

9:30 a.m.
Acoustic imaging in a shallow ocean with a thin icecap.
Robert P Gilbert*, University of Delaware
Yongzhi S Xu, University of Tennessee
(96035158)

10:00 a.m.
Which PDE describes suspensions?
Jerome A. Goldstein*, University of Memphis
(96035119)

10:30 a.m.
The Best Generalized Inverse.
Gisele R Goldstein*, University of Memphis
Jerome A Goldstein, University of Memphis
(96047239)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral and Transport Problems in Solid State Physics, II
Room 129, Educational Building
Organizers:
Peter D. Hislop, University of Kentucky hislop@ms.uky.edu
Yulia Karpeshina, University of Alabama at Birmingham karpeshi@math.uab.edu
Gunter H. Stolz, University of Alabama at Birmingham stolz@math.uab.edu

9:00 a.m.
Discussion.

9:30 a.m.
Absolute Continuity of Periodic Schrodinger Operators with Potentials in the Kato Class.
Zhongwei Shen*, University of Kentucky
(9603598)

10:00 a.m.
General Perturbations Preserving the Absolutely Continuous Spectrum.
Rowan Killip*, University of Pennsylvania
(96081193)

10:30 a.m.
Enhanced Multiscale Analysis and Localization in Random Media.
Abel Klein*, University of California, Irvine
(96081149)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analytical Problems in Mathematical Physics, II
Room 130, Educational Building
Organizers:
Roger T. Lewis, University of Alabama at Birmingham lewis@math.uab.edu
Michael P. Loss, Georgia Institute of Technology loss@math.gatech.edu
Marcel Griesemer, University of Alabama at Birmingham marcel@math.uab.edu

9:00 a.m.
Droplet States in the XXZ Heisenberg Chain.
Bruno X Nachtergaele, U.C. Davis
Shannon L Starr*, U.C. Davis
(9608281)

9:30 a.m.
Exponential rate of convergence to nonequilibrium stationary states in classical statistical mechanics.
Luc ReyBellet*, University of Virginia
Lawrence E Thomas, University of Virginia
(9608271)

10:00 a.m.
Decay of Correlations in a Class of Multidimensional Dissipative Probabilistic Cellular Automata (PCA).
Joseph Slawny*, Virginia Tech
(96060217)

10:30 a.m.
Kinetic Equilibration Rates for Granular Media.
Robert J McCann*, University of Toronto and Georgia Instiute of Technology
(9607019)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamics and LowDimensional Topology, II
Room 131, Educational Building
Organizers:
Alexander M. Blokh, University of Alabama at Birmingham ablokh@math.uab.edu
Lex G. Oversteegen, University of Alabama at Birmingham overstee@math.uab.edu
John C. Mayer, University of Alabama at Birmingham mayer@math.uab.edu

9:00 a.m.
Finite group actions on the products of Menger compacta.
Krystyna M Kuperberg*, Auburn University
(96054115)

9:30 a.m.
Asymptotic composants in inverse limit spaces of tent maps.
Marcy Barge, Montana State University
Beverly Diamond*, College of Charleston
(96054224)

10:00 a.m.
Essential Turnlinks in GraphChainable Continua.
Brian E Raines*, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford
(96054175)

10:30 a.m.
Hereditarily Indecomposable Inverse Limits of Graphs.
K. Kawamura, University of Tsukuba, Japan
H. M. Tuncali*, Nipissing University, North Bay, Ontario
E. D. Tymchatyn, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
(96054173)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operators and Function Theory on Holomorphic Space, II
Room 127, Educational Building
Organizers:
James L. Wang, University of Alabama jwang@gp.as.ua.edu
Zhijian Wu, University of Alabama

9:00 a.m.
A New Estimate for the Vectorvalued Corona Problem.
Tavan T Trent*, University of Alabama
(9604783)

9:30 a.m.
Hankel type operators on the upper half space.
Jie Miao*, Arkansas State University
(9604672)

10:00 a.m.
Multipliers and Carleson measures for $D(\mu)$.
Rick Chartrand*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(9604677)

10:30 a.m.
LaxPhillips scattering, conservative linear systems and Schurclass functions: a multidimensional setting.
Joseph A Ball*, Virginia Tech
Victor Vinnikov, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
(9604766)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, I
Room 225, Educational Building

9:00 a.m.
New optimal control problems with nonlocal operators.
S A Belbas*, University of Alabama
(9604946)

9:15 a.m.
Existence of Minimizers for a Class of MongeKantorovich Problem.
Yewande Olubummo*, Spelman College
(96046202)

9:30 a.m.
Stability and Asymptotic Behavior of Nonlinear Operator Differential Equations.
Reza R Ahangar*, University of Central Arkansas
(96034249)

9:45 a.m.
Cosubnormal Composition Operators with Complex Symbol on Weighted Bergman Spaces.
Alexander E Richman*, Purdue University
(96047218)

10:00 a.m.
Monotone Maps, Hereditarily Weakly Confluent Maps, Wsets, and Continua in Class W.
Jonathan R Hatch*, Southeastern Louisiana University
(96054231)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Double Hecke algebras, QGauss integrals, and Gaussian sums.
Auditorium, Hill University Center
Ivan Cherednik*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(9602205)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Geometric evolution problems.
Auditorium, Hill University Center
Nicholas D. Alikakos*, University of Athens
(9603501)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, III
Room 134, Educational Building
Organizers:
Ian Walker Knowles, University of Alabama at Birmingham iwk@math.uab.edu
Rudi Weikard, University of Alabama at Birmingham rudi@math.uab.edu

3:00 p.m.
The Role of Operator Symbols in Classical Elliptic Direct and Inverse Problems.
Louis Fishman*, University of New Orleans
(9603599)

3:30 p.m.
Generalized Dual Space Indicator Method for Inverse Scattering Problems in a Waveguide.
Yongzhi S Xu*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(9603536)

4:00 p.m.
break

4:00 p.m.
A PaleyWiener theorem with applications to inverse spectral theory.
Christer Bennewitz*, Lund University
(96034131)

5:00 p.m.
Computing the eigenvalues and eigenfunctions of the one dimensional pLaplacian.
Malcolm Brown*, Cardiff University UK
Wolfgang Reichel, Univerity of Basel
(9603461)

5:30 p.m.
Recovery of Analytic Potentials.
Amin Boumenir*, Moravian College
(96034137)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Billiards and Related Topics, III
Room 148, Educational Building
Organizers:
Nikolai I. Chernov, University of Alabama at Birmingham chernov@math.uab.edu
Nandor Simanyi, University of Alabama at Birmingham simanyi@math.uab.edu

3:00 p.m.
Rigidity of Connected limit sets of conformal iterated function systems.
R. Daniel Mauldin*, University of North Texas
Mariusz Urbanski, University of North Texas
(96037103)

3:30 p.m.
On the Ergodicity of Geodesic Flow.
Robert M Kauffman*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(96037195)

4:00 p.m.
Orbits of unbounded energy in geodesic flows and time dependent potential and in other mechanical systems.
Amadeu Delshams, Univ Polit. Catalunya
Rafael de la Llave*, Univ of Texas, Austin
Tere Seara, Univ.Polit. Catalunya
(9603758)

4:30 p.m.
Embedded Surfaces with Anosov Geodesic Flow.
Victor J Donnay*, Bryn Mawr College
Charles Pugh, University of California at Berkeley
(96037160)

5:00 p.m.
Reflective properties of orientation reversing homeomorphisms of the plane.
Krystyna M Kuperberg*, Auburn University
(96058114)

5:30 p.m.
Chromos and Covering Residue Classes.
Pantelimon Stanica*, Auburn University Montgomery
(9600512)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Spectral and Transport Problems in Solid State Physics, III
Room 129, Educational Building
Organizers:
Peter D. Hislop, University of Kentucky hislop@ms.uky.edu
Yulia Karpeshina, University of Alabama at Birmingham karpeshi@math.uab.edu
Gunter H. Stolz, University of Alabama at Birmingham stolz@math.uab.edu

3:00 p.m.
Lower bound on phaseaveraged transport exponents for selfdual quasiperiodic Hamiltonians.
Hermann SchulzBaldes*, University of California at Irvine
(9608162)

3:30 p.m.
Oscillatory Integrals in Nonlinear Wave Propagation.
Alexander Figotin*, University of California at Irvine
(9607865)

4:00 p.m.
An optimal $L^p$bound on the Krein spectral shift function.
Dirk Hundertmark*, Caltech
Barry Simon, Caltech
(96081190)

4:30 p.m.
Break.

5:00 p.m.
Logdimensional properties of spectral measures.
Michael Landrigan*, UC Irvine
(96081143)

5:30 p.m.
Geometry and Statistics of quantum pumps.
Lorenzo A Sadun*, U. of Texas at Austin
(9608195)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analytical Problems in Mathematical Physics, III
Room 130, Educational Building
Organizers:
Roger T. Lewis, University of Alabama at Birmingham lewis@math.uab.edu
Michael P. Loss, Georgia Institute of Technology loss@math.gatech.edu
Marcel Griesemer, University of Alabama at Birmingham marcel@math.uab.edu

3:00 p.m.
Pauli operator and AharonovCasher theorem for measurevalued magnetic field.
Laszlo Erdos*, GeorgiaTech
Vitali Vougalter, University of British Columbia
(96081227)

3:30 p.m.
Ground States in Nonrelativistic Quantum Electrodynamics.
Marcel Griesemer*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Elliott H Lieb, Princeton University
Michael Loss, Georgia Tech
(96081246)

4:00 p.m.
Break.

4:30 p.m.
Lorentz Electrodynamics.
Michael KH Kiessling*, Rutgers University
(96083163)

5:00 p.m.
Realizing holonomic constraints.
Richard G Froese*, University of British Columbia
Ira w Herbst, Unversity of Virginia
(96070197)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion.

Saturday November 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras and Their Representations, III
Room 133, Educational Building
Organizers:
Alan Hopenwasser, University of Alabama ahopenwa@euler.math.ua.edu
Justin R. Peters, Iowa State University peters@iastate.edu

3:00 p.m.
Approximation Properties for Crossed Products by Actions and Coactions.
May M Nilsen, Texas A\&M University
Roger R Smith*, Texas A\&M University
(96046113)

3:30 p.m.
Hopf C*algebras.
May M Nilsen*, Texas A&M
(96046177)

4:00 p.m.
Analytic algebras with large extended asymptotic range.
Belisario A Ventura*, California State University San Bernardino
(96046219)

4:30 p.m.
A continuous analogue of CuntzKrieger algebras.
Igor Fulman*, Arizona State University
(96047252)

5:00 p.m.
ZAnaytic TAF Algebras and Partial Dynamical Systems.
Justin R Peters, Iowa State University
Yiu T Poon*, Iowa State University
(9603739)

5:30 p.m.
Positivity of two by two operator matrices.
William L Green*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(9604776)

6:00 p.m.
Algebraic Isomorphisms and Spectra of Triangular Limit Algebras.
Allan P Donsig*, University of NebraskaLincoln
David R Pitts, University of NebraskaLincoln
Stephen C Power, Lancaster University
(9604729)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamics and LowDimensional Topology, III
Room 131, Educational Building
Organizers:
Alexander M. Blokh, University of Alabama at Birmingham ablokh@math.uab.edu
Lex G. Oversteegen, University of Alabama at Birmingham overstee@math.uab.edu
John C. Mayer, University of Alabama at Birmingham mayer@math.uab.edu

3:00 p.m.
On light mappings of manifolds.
E D Tymchatyn*, U. of Saskatchewan
Lex Oversteegen, UAB
(96054176)

3:30 p.m.
Semiconjugacies to toral automorphisms.
Philip L Boyland*, University of Florida
(9603752)

4:00 p.m.
Inverse limits of simplicial maps and the fixed point property problem in the plane.
Piotr Minc*, Auburn University
(96054181)

4:30 p.m.
Invariant Sets and Inverse Limits.
W. T. Ingram*, University of Missouri  Rolla
(96054128)

5:00 p.m.
Existence of Knasterlike continua for unstable exponentials.
Monica MorenoRocha*, Boston University
(9603757)

5:30 p.m.
Classifying embeddings of nonseparating planar continua.
Andrew P Fabel*, Mississippi State University
(96058187)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Differential Equations and Applications, III
Room 151, Educational Building
Organizers:
James R. Ward, Jr., University of Alabama at Birmingham ward@math.uab.edu
Wenzhang Huang, University of Alabama at Huntsville huang@math.uah.edu

3:00 p.m.
Some results on linear and nonlinear Tricomi problems.
Daniela Lupo*, Politecnico di Milano
Kevin R Payne, Universita' di Milano
(96035168)

3:30 p.m.
Continuous dependence on modeling and nonexistence results for a GinzburgLandau equation.
Karen A Ames*, University of Alabama in Huntsville
(96035122)

4:00 p.m.
Linearized Stability in Functional Differential Equations with StateDependent Delays.
Janos Turi*, The University of Texas at Dallas
(96034221)

4:30 p.m.
On a Class of Asymptotically Linear Elliptic Problems in $R^N$.
David G Costa*, University of Nevada  Las Vegas
Hossein Tehrani, University of Nevada  Las Vegas
(9603596)

5:00 p.m.
Analytical and Numerical Results for Stationary Flows of Viscous, Incompressible, Electrically and Thermally Conducting Fluids.
Paul G Schmidt*, Auburn University
Amnon J Meir, Auburn University
(9603554)

5:30 p.m.
Existence of Positive Periodic Solutions of Delay Differential Equations.
Daqing Jiang, Northeast Normal University
Junjie Wei, Northeast Normal University
Bo Zhang*, Fayetteville State University
(96034121)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Applications, III
Room 144, Educational Building
Organizers:
Dehua Wang, University of Pittsburgh dwang@math.pitt.edu
Yanni Zeng, University of Alabama at Birmingham zeng@math.uab.edu

3:00 p.m.
Waves in ferromagnetic materials.
Hans G Kaper*, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Illinois, USA
(96035124)

3:30 p.m.
Asymptotic Analysis of Fluid Mixing Equations in the Incompressible Limit.
James G Glimm*, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Hyeonseong Jin, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Marc Laforest, State University of New York at Stony Brook
(9603516)

4:00 p.m.
Extensions and Amplifications of a Traffic Model of Aw and Rascle.
James M Greenberg*, Carnegie Mellon University
(9603549)

4:30 p.m.
On Approximate Solutions to Some Transonic Flow Problems.
Gui Qiang Chen, Northwestern University
Pui Tak Kan*, IUPUI and Northwestern U.
(96035235)

5:00 p.m.
On the structure of the equations of elastodynamics.
Athanasios E Tzavaras*, Univ. of WisconsinMadison
(96035201)

5:30 p.m.
Fundamental Solutions and Nonlinear Stability of Shock Profiles.
Yanni Zeng*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(96035234)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Methods in Approximation, III
Room 146, Educational Building
Organizers:
Vladimir N. Temlyakov, University of South Carolina temlyak@math.sc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Symmetric framelets.
Alexander Petukhov*, University of South Carolina
(9604182)

3:30 p.m.
Compression using wavelet frames.
H. Narfi Stefansson*, University of WisconsinMadison
(96042230)

4:00 p.m.
Spectral and approximation problems in potential theory.
Irina Mitrea*, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
(96035188)

4:30 p.m.
Weakly NonOscillatory Schemes for Scalar Conservation Laws.
Bojan D Popov*, Vanderbilt University
(96065112)

5:00 p.m.
On Best Meromorphic Approximation in the Space $L_p$.
Vasiliy A Prokhorov*, University of South Alabama
(96041165)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Frames, Sampling, and TimeFrequency Representations, III
Room 237, Educational Building
Organizers:
Akram Aldroubi, Vanderbilt University aldroubi@math.vanderbilt.edu

3:00 p.m.
Orthogonal lifting: constructing new (symmetric) orthogonal scaling functions.
Eugene Belogay*, Florida Atlantic University, Honors College
(9604224)

3:30 p.m.
Developments on the RieszFejer lemma for positive trignometric polynomials in two variables.
Jeff Geronimo*, Georgia Tech
(96042152)

4:00 p.m.
Bits and Pieces: The HD Problem for Refinable Functions.
Douglas P Hardin*, Vanderbilt University
Thomas A Hogan, Ohio University
(9604142)

4:30 p.m.
Smoothness of Refinable Function Vectors.
Denise A Jacobs*, Georgia Tech
(9604218)

5:00 p.m.
Infinite dimensional groups in wavelet theory.
Palle E.T. Jorgensen*, The University of Iowa
(9604607)

5:30 p.m.
Three Ways of Raising Multiwavelet Approximation Order.
Fritz  Keinert*, Iowa State University
(9604234)

6:00 p.m.
Analysis of Wavelet Bases in Numerical Resolution of Differential Equations.
Jianzhong Wang*, Sam Houston State University
(96041156)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Operators and Function Theory on Holomorphic Space, III
Room 127, Educational Building
Organizers:
James L. Wang, University of Alabama jwang@gp.as.ua.edu
Zhijian Wu, University of Alabama

3:00 p.m.
Hardy spaces and boundary value problems on spheres and hyperbolas via Clifford analysis.
John Ryan*, University of Arkansas
(96044203)

3:30 p.m.
The Decomposition Theorem for $Q_p$ Spaces.
Zhijian Wu, The University of Alabama
Chunping Xie*, The university of Alabama
(9603256)

4:00 p.m.
Alexandrov operators and smoothness.
Alec L Matheson*, Lamar University
(9604615)

4:30 p.m.
Best constants for some inequalities involving the Riesz projection.
Brian Hollenbeck*, University of MissouriColumbia
Igor E Verbitsky, University of Missouri
(9604280)

5:00 p.m.
On the norm of the Riesz projection in weighted $L^p$ spaces.
Igor Verbitsky*, University of MissouriColumbia
(96046155)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Integrable Systems and RiemannHilbert Problems, III
Room 147, Educational Building
Organizers:
Xin Zhou, Duke University zhou@math.duke.edu
Kenneth McLaughlin, University of Arizona mcl@math.arizona.edu

3:00 p.m.
Semiclassical Distributions of Solitons: Complex Turning Point Theory for the Nonselfadjoint ZakharovShabat Eigenvalue Problem.
Peter D Miller*, The University of Michigan
(96041213)

3:40 p.m.
Limiting distributions for a polynuclear growth model with external sources.
Jinho Baik*, Princeton Univ. and IAS
Eric M Rains, AT\&T Research
(96060225)

4:20 p.m.
The Eigenvalue Problem for the Focusing Nonlinear Schroedinger Equation: New Solvable Cases.
Alexander Tovbis*, University of Central Florida
Stephanos Venakides, Duke University
(96035232)

5:00 p.m.
On the semiclassical limit of the focusing nonlinear Schroedinger equation.
Spyros Kamvissis, Univ. of Patras, Greece
Ken D McLaughlin*, UNCChapel Hill and Univ. of AZ.
Peter D Miller, Univ. of Michigan
(96035256)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Operators and Function Spaces, III
Room 135, Educational Building
Organizers:
R. C. Brown, University of AlabamaTuscaloosa dicbrown@bama.ua.edu
D. B. Hinton, University of Tennessee, Knoxville hinton@math.utk.edu

3:00 p.m.
Laplace Transform for Time Scales.
Martin J Bohner*, University of MissouriRolla
Allan C Peterson, University of LincolnNebraska
(96039261)

3:30 p.m.
Relative BoundednessCompactness Inequalities for a Second Order Differential Operator.
Don B Hinton, University of Tennessee
Suzanne C Melescue*, Arkansas State University
(96034244)

4:00 p.m.
Universal Eigenvalue Inequalities for Domains in Riemannian Manifolds.
Mark S. Ashbaugh*, University of MissouriColumbia
(96058243)

4:30 p.m.
Necessary conditions for Poincare domains.
David E Edmunds, University of Sussex
Ritva HurriSyrjanen*, University of Helsinki, University of Kentucky
(96046194)

5:00 p.m.
Approximation numbers for the Hardy operator and the Sobolev embedding.
Jan Lang*, University of MissouriColumbia
(96046166)

5:30 p.m.
Sharp estimates for integrals over small intervals for functions possessing some smoothness.
Victor C. Burenkov*, University of Wales, Cardiff
(96046267)

Saturday November 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, II
Room 225, Educational Building

3:00 p.m.
Closure spaces and an algorithm to generate frequent sets.
Alan P. Sprague*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(96005257)

3:15 p.m.
The Basic Fraenkel Model.
Henry A Gore*, Jackson State University
(96003245)

3:30 p.m.
On a Polynomial Inequality of P. L. Chebyshev.
Mohammed A Qazi*, Tuskegee University
Qazi I Rahman, Université de Montréal
(96030107)

3:45 p.m.
Angular Ratio Transference.
James H Mulberry*, Houston, TX
(9604938)

4:00 p.m.
The counterfactual of Nelson Goodman cc:udel.edu/apa/ J Sample.
G. W. Bill Lee*, Seoul National University
(9600006)
Sunday November 12, 2000

Sunday November 12, 2000, 8:30 a.m.9:20 a.m.
Invited Address
Greedy algorithms in nonlinear approximation.
Room 133, Educational Building
Vladimir N. Temlyakov*, University of South Carolina
(9604103)

Sunday November 12, 2000, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, IV
Room 134, Educational Building
Organizers:
Ian Walker Knowles, University of Alabama at Birmingham iwk@math.uab.edu
Rudi Weikard, University of Alabama at Birmingham rudi@math.uab.edu

9:30 a.m.
Inverse problem for a semibounded crystal (threedimensional case).
Yulia Karpeshina*, UAB
(96035136)

10:00 a.m.
SturmLiouville problems with eigenvalue dependent and independent boundary conditions.
Paul A Binding*, University of Calgary
(96034117)

10:30 a.m.
An efficient algorithm for approximate inversion of truncated spiral cone beam data.
Alexander Katsevich*, University of Central Florida
(9604489)

11:00 a.m.
An Efficient Implementation of Recursive Triangular Factorization for Cauchylike Matrices.
Zhao Chen*, Math Dept, CUNY
(96015186)

Sunday November 12, 2000, 9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Special Session on Relations Between Spectral Theory and Analytic Number Theory, II
Room 128, Educational Building
Organizers:
Robert M. Kauffman, University of Alabama at Birmingham kauffman@vorteb.math.uab.edu
Martin N. Huxley, Cardiff University, Wales Huxley@cardiff.ac.uk

9:30 a.m.
$L(1,\chi)$ values.
Andrew Granville*, U of Georgia
K Soundararajan, U. Michigan
(96011262)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion.

10:30 a.m.
A formula for the Dedekind $\xi$function of an imaginary quadratic field.
XianJin Li*, Brigham Young University
(96011189)

11:00 a.m.
Generalized eigenfunction expansions and number theory.
Robert M Kauffman, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Mayumi Sakata*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(96047209)

11:30 a.m.
Discussion.

Sunday November 12, 2000, 9:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Billiards and Related Topics, IV
Room 148, Educational Building
Organizers:
Nikolai I. Chernov, University of Alabama at Birmingham chernov@math.uab.edu
Nandor Simanyi, University of Alabama at Birmingham simanyi@math.uab.edu

9:30 a.m.
Dynamical Systems and Statistical Mechanics.
E. G. D. Cohen*, The Rockefeller University
(9608250)

10:00 a.m.
Kinetic Theory Methods for Lyapunov Exponents and KS Entropies.
Robert J Dorfman*, The University of Maryland at College Park
(96037161)

10:30 a.m.
Infinite billiards and statistical mechanics.
Carl P Dettmann*, University of Bristol
(96082147)

11:00 a.m.
Billiard gas dynamics in regions with moving boundaries.
Oliver R Knill*, Harvard University
(96037159)

11:30 a.m.
Billiards with a noncompact cusp.
Marco Lenci*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(96037208)

Sunday November 12, 2000, 9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral and Transport Problems in Solid State Physics, IV
Room 129, Educational Building
Organizers:
Peter D. Hislop, University of Kentucky hislop@ms.uky.edu
Yulia Karpeshina, University of Alabama at Birmingham karpeshi@math.uab.edu
Gunter H. Stolz, University of Alabama at Birmingham stolz@math.uab.edu

9:30 a.m.
Discussion: Open problems in spectral study of random media.

Sunday November 12, 2000, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Analytical Problems in Mathematical Physics, IV
Room 130, Educational Building
Organizers:
Roger T. Lewis, University of Alabama at Birmingham lewis@math.uab.edu
Michael P. Loss, Georgia Institute of Technology loss@math.gatech.edu
Marcel Griesemer, University of Alabama at Birmingham marcel@math.uab.edu

9:30 a.m.
The Dimension of the Attractor for the nonhomogeneous NavierStokes equations in nonsmooth domains.
Russel M Brown, University of Kentucky
Peter A Perry*, University of Kentucky
Zhongwei Shen, University of Kentucky
(96076207)

10:00 a.m.
Rearrangement inequalities for multiple integrals and exit times.
Almut Burchard*, University of Virginia
(96026251)

10:30 a.m.
A direct proof of a theorem of Blaschke and Lebesgue.
Evans M Harrell*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(9605255)

11:00 a.m.
Capacity of Quantum Channels.
Christopher King, Northeastern University
Mary Beth Ruskai*, University of Massachusetts Lowell
(96094164)

Sunday November 12, 2000, 9:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras and Their Representations, IV
Room 133, Educational Building
Organizers:
Alan Hopenwasser, University of Alabama ahopenwa@euler.math.ua.edu
Justin R. Peters, Iowa State University peters@iastate.edu

9:30 a.m.
Flow of Weights and the AT Property for Product States of the Gauge Invariant and Rotation Invariant CAR Algebras.
Bennett M Baker*, U.S. Naval Academy
Thierry Giordano, University of Ottawa
(96046104)

10:00 a.m.
A groupoid approach to graph $C^{*}$algebras.
Alan L Paterson*, University of Mississippi
(9604614)

10:30 a.m.
Hecke $C^{\ast}$Algebras.
Rachel W Hall*, St. Joseph's University
(96016129)

11:00 a.m.
Hilbert bimodules with involution.
Nik Weaver*, Washington University
(9604660)

11:30 a.m.
The Noncommutative Curvature Invariant.
David W Kribs*, University of Iowa
(9604722)

Sunday November 12, 2000, 9:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamics and LowDimensional Topology, IV
Room 131, Educational Building
Organizers:
Alexander M. Blokh, University of Alabama at Birmingham ablokh@math.uab.edu
Lex G. Oversteegen, University of Alabama at Birmingham overstee@math.uab.edu
John C. Mayer, University of Alabama at Birmingham mayer@math.uab.edu

9:30 a.m.
Minimal combinatorial models for maps of an interval with a given set of periods.
Louis Block*, University of Florida
Ethan M Coven, Wesleyan University
William Geller, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
Kristin Hubner, Innosoft International Inc.
(96037153)

10:00 a.m.
New results and old results with new proofs concerning adding machines.
James Keesling*, University of Florida
Louis Block, University of Florida
Jianhua Xie, Southwest Jiaotong University, Chendu, P.R. China
(96037200)

10:30 a.m.
Entropy jumps for transitive interval maps.
Michal Misiurewicz*, Indiana University  Purdue University Indianapolis
(96037140)

11:00 a.m.
A Classification of the Inverse Limit Spaces of Tent Maps with Periodic Critical Points.
Lois P Kailhofer*, Alverno College
(96037180)

11:30 a.m.
Two unusual orientation reversing homeomorphisims of the annulus onto itself.
Harold Bell*, University of Cincinnati
(96057258)

Sunday November 12, 2000, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Applications, IV
Room 144, Educational Building
Organizers:
Dehua Wang, University of Pittsburgh dwang@math.pitt.edu
Yanni Zeng, University of Alabama at Birmingham zeng@math.uab.edu

9:30 a.m.
A Free Boundary Problem for a Quasilinear Degenerate Elliptic Equation.
Sun\v{c}ica \v{C}ani\'{c}, University of Houston
Barbara L Keyfitz*, University of Houston
Eun Heui Kim, University of Houston
(9603559)

10:00 a.m.
Continuum Models of Granular Flow.
Michael Shearer*, North Carolina State University
(96035102)

10:30 a.m.
The random projection method for hyperbolic conservation laws with stiff reaction terms.
Shi Jin*, University of WisconsinMadison
(96035169)

11:00 a.m.
`Thin Fluid Film' PDEs: Stability and Energy Landscape of Steady States.
Richard S. Laugesen*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Mary C. Pugh, University of Pennsylvania
(9603513)

Sunday November 12, 2000, 9:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Special Session on Integrable Systems and RiemannHilbert Problems, IV
Room 147, Educational Building
Organizers:
Xin Zhou, Duke University zhou@math.duke.edu
Kenneth McLaughlin, University of Arizona mcl@math.arizona.edu

9:30 a.m.
$L^p$ estimates for solutions of RiemannHilbert Problems (RHP's) with coefficients depending on external parameters.
Percy A Deift*, University of Pennsylvania and Courant Institute
Xin Zhou, Duke University
(96030150)

10:10 a.m.
Discussion.

10:50 a.m.
Discussion.

11:30 a.m.
Discussion.
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