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2000 Fall Southeastern Section Meeting
Birmingham, AL, November 10-12, 2000
Meeting #960

Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS bryant@math.fsu.edu

Special Session on Billiards and Related Topics

  • 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
      (960-58-90)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Measurements of decay of correlations in large particle systems.
      Marek R Rychlik*, University of Arizona
      (960-70-233)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Search light in billiard tables.
      Gregory Galperin*, Eastern Illinois University
      (960-37-157)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Decay of correlations for some almost Anosov systems.
      Huyi Hu*, The University of Southern California
      (960-37-210)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Nonholonomic constraints, normal form and high frequency oscillations.
      Mark Levi*, Penn State University
      Warren Weckesser, University of Michigan
      (960-37-134)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Polyhedral billiards and a caricature on the Boltzmann-Sinai gas.
      Eugene Gutkin*, Santa Monica, California
      (960-37-43)
  • 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 Multi-dimensional (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
      (960-37-127)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      The fundamental theorem for algebraic semi-dispersing 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.
      (960-37-144)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Billiards in truncated ellipses.
      Gianluigi Del Magno*, Georgia Institute of Technology
      (960-37-172)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Subexponential estimate of local proliferation of singularities in 2D billiards.
      Leonid A Bunimovich*, Georgia Institute of Technology
      (960-37-100)
    • 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
      (960-37-212)
  • 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
      (960-37-103)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      On the Ergodicity of Geodesic Flow.
      Robert M Kauffman*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
      (960-37-195)
    • 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
      (960-37-58)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Embedded Surfaces with Anosov Geodesic Flow.
      Victor J Donnay*, Bryn Mawr College
      Charles Pugh, University of California at Berkeley
      (960-37-160)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Reflective properties of orientation reversing homeomorphisms of the plane.
      Krystyna M Kuperberg*, Auburn University
      (960-58-114)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Chromos and Covering Residue Classes.
      Pantelimon Stanica*, Auburn University Montgomery
      (960-05-12)
  • 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
      (960-82-50)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Kinetic Theory Methods for Lyapunov Exponents and KS Entropies.
      Robert J Dorfman*, The University of Maryland at College Park
      (960-37-161)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Infinite billiards and statistical mechanics.
      Carl P Dettmann*, University of Bristol
      (960-82-147)
    • 11:00 a.m.
      Billiard gas dynamics in regions with moving boundaries.
      Oliver R Knill*, Harvard University
      (960-37-159)
    • 11:30 a.m.
      Billiards with a non-compact cusp.
      Marco Lenci*, SUNY at Stony Brook
      (960-37-208)
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