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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
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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