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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
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