AMS Sectional Meeting Full Program
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:10:09
2000 Western Section Meeting
Santa Barbara, CA, March 1112, 2000
Meeting #951
Associate secretaries: Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu
Saturday March 11, 2000

Saturday March 11, 2000, 7:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Meetings Registration
Foyer, Girvetz Hall 
Saturday March 11, 2000, 7:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Foyer, Girvetz Hall 
Saturday March 11, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Methods in 3manifolds, I
Room 2128, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Daryl Cooper, University of California, Santa Barbara cooper@math.ucsb.edu
Darren Long, University of California, Santa Barbara long@math.ucsb.edu
Martin Scharlemann, University of California, Santa Barbara mgscharl@math.ucsb.edu

8:00 a.m.
Taut foliations with one sided branching.
Danny Calegari*, UC Berkeley
(95157108) 
8:30 a.m.
Seifert surfaces and sutured handlebodies.
Mark W Brittenham*, University of Nebraska
(95157138) 
9:00 a.m.
Rcovered foliations in 3manifolds and transverse pseudoAnosov flows.
Sergio R Fenley*, Washington University
(95157148) 
9:30 a.m.
Perturbing foliations.
Rachel Roberts*, Washington University
(9515730) 
10:00 a.m.
Laminar Branched Surfaces in 3manifolds.
Tao Li*, California Institute of Technology
(9515718) 
10:30 a.m.
The WeilPetersson metric and the geometry of hyperbolic 3manifolds.
Jeffrey F Brock*, Stanford University
(95130159)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 11, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Subfactors and Free Probability Theory, I
Room 2112, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Dietmar Bisch, University of California, Santa Barbara bisch@math.ucsb.edu
Sorin Popa, University of California, Los Angeles popa@math.ucla.edu
Dan Voiculescu, University of California, Berkeley dvv@math.berkeley.edu

8:30 a.m.
A representation theory for standard lattices.
Sorin Popa*, UCLA
(95146181) 
9:20 a.m.
The classification of higher Coxeter ADE graphs, and the finite subgroups of quantum SU(3).
Adrian Ocneanu*, The Pennsylvania State University
(9512274) 
10:10 a.m.
A new approach to index less than four subfactors.
Vaughan Jones*, UC Berkeley
(95146187)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday March 11, 2000, 8:40 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, I
Room 2129, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
XianZhe Dai, University of California, Santa Barbara dai@henri.math.ucsb.edu
Doug Moore, University of California, Santa Barbara moore@math.ucsb.edu
Guofang Wei, University of California, Santa Barbara wei@henri.math.ucsb.edu
Rick Ye, University of California, Santa Barbara yer@henri.math.ucsb.edu

8:40 a.m.
NonAbelian SeibergWitten Invariants for 3manifolds (Preliminary Report).
Yuhan Lim*, UC Santa Barbara
(95158126) 
9:25 a.m.
Complex and Hypercomplex Structures associated to Heisenberg groups.
Yat Sun Poon*, UC Riverside
Henrik Pedersen, Southern Danmark University
Gueo Grantcharov, UC Riverside
(95153174) 
10:10 a.m.
A Proof of the Well Conjecture using Ricci Flow.
Christine M Guenther*, Pacific University
(95158163)

8:40 a.m.

Saturday March 11, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
Room 2127, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
James Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu

9:00 a.m.
Mathematics at West Point during the Twentieth Century: Courses, Textbooks, Content, Faculty, Students, and Influences.
David C Arney*, United States Military Academy
(9510116) 
9:30 a.m.
Learn from the Students! A senior seminar in the history of mathematics.
Betty Mayfield*, Hood College
(9510160) 
10:00 a.m.
The Development of the Riemann ZetaFunction.
Jennifer Beineke*, Trinity College
(9510182) 
10:30 a.m.
Extending Euler: A littleknown episode in the prehistory of quaternions.
Adrian C Rice*, RandolphMacon College
(9510140)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday March 11, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms, I
Room 2119, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Ozlem Imamoglu, University of California, Santa Barbara ozlem@math.ucsb.edu
Jeffrey Stopple, University of California, Santa Barbara stopple@math.ucsb.edu

9:00 a.m.
KoecherMaass Series for Jacobi Forms.
Aloys Krieg*, RWTH Aachen
(9511173) 
9:40 a.m.
Jacobi forms and codes over $z_{2m}$.
Youngju Choie*, Pohang Univ
Namsik Kim, Pohang Univ
(95111130) 
10:20 a.m.
Classifying lattices using modular forms.
Rudolf Scharlau*, University of Dortmund, Germany
(95111113)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday March 11, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory of Algebras, I
Room 2123, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
F. W. Anderson, University of Oregon anderson@math.uoregon.edu
K. R. Fuller, University of Iowa kentfuller@uiowa.edu
B. HuisgenZimmermann, University of California, Santa Barbara birge@math.ucsb.edu

9:00 a.m.
Almost split sequences for comodules.
William Chin, DePaul University
Mark Kleiner*, Syracuse University
Declan Quinn, Syracuse University
(95116115) 
9:30 a.m.
Representations and classification of semisimple Hopf algebras.
Yevgenia Kashina*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
(9511647) 
10:00 a.m.
Hereditary and finite type questions for strongly graded orders.
Jeremy Haefner*, University of Colorado
(9511655) 
10:30 a.m.
Crossed products over hereditary orders over a complete DVR.
Christopher J Pappacena*, Baylor University
(95116119)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday March 11, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Uniformly and Partially Hyperbolic Dynamical Systems, I
Room 2116, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Bjorn Birnir, University of California, Santa Barabara birnir@math.ucsb.edu
Nicolai T. A. Haydn, University of Southern California nhaydn@math.usc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Twoscale asymptotics and mean fields for NavierStokes systems for oscillatory incompressible fluids.
Nils EM Svanstedt*, Department of Mathematics, Chalmers University
(95176142) 
9:30 a.m.
Undercompressive Shocks in Thin Film Flows.
Andrea L Bertozzi*, Duke University
Andreas Muench, Tech. Univ. Munich
Michael Shearer, North Carolina State University
(9513553) 
10:00 a.m.
The Stochastic Navier Stokes Equations: Invarient Measures and Trivial Attractors.
Jonathan C Mattingly*, MaStanford University
Ya Sinai, Princeton University
Weinan E, Princeton University
(95137172) 
10:30 a.m.
The Enegry Spectrum of the CamassaHolm Equations.
Eric J Olson*, University of California, Irvine
(95176155)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday March 11, 2000, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on SchrodingerType Operators, I
Room 2115, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Abel Klein, University of California, Irvine aklein@math.uci.edu
Svetlana Jitomirskaya, University of California, Irvine szhitomi@math.uci.edu

9:30 a.m.
Holonomic Constraints in Classical and Quantum Mechanics (preliminary report).
Ira W Herbst*, University of Virginia
Richard Froese, University of British Columbia
(95181146) 
10:20 a.m.
Subdiffusive quantum transport for a 3D finite difference Hamiltonian with absolutely continuous spectrum.
Hermann SchulzBaldes*, University of California at Irvine
(9518136)

9:30 a.m.

Saturday March 11, 2000, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Analytical and Combinatorial Aspects of Subfactors.
Room 1004, Girvetz Hall
Dietmar Bisch*, UCSB
(95146103) 
Saturday March 11, 2000, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
The classification problem for hyperbolic 3manifolds.
Room 1004, Girvetz Hall
Yair Minsky*, SUNY Stony Brook
(95157190) 
Saturday March 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Room 2127, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
James Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu

Saturday March 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Methods in 3manifolds, II
Room 2128, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Daryl Cooper, University of California, Santa Barbara cooper@math.ucsb.edu
Darren Long, University of California, Santa Barbara long@math.ucsb.edu
Martin Scharlemann, University of California, Santa Barbara mgscharl@math.ucsb.edu

3:00 p.m.
Spherical orbifolds and conemanifolds.
Daryl Cooper, UC Santa Barbara
Craig D Hodgson, Univ. of Melbourne
Steven P Kerckhoff*, Stanford University
(9515331) 
3:30 p.m.
Kleinian groups generated by 2 parabolics.
Ian Agol*, UC Davis
(9515734) 
4:00 p.m.
Arithmetic Links and 3Manifolds.
Mark D Baker*, Universite de Rennes 1
(9515719) 
4:30 p.m.
Arithmetic knots in 3manifolds.
Alan W Reid*, University of Texas
Mark D Baker, I.R.M.A.R.
(95157140) 
5:00 p.m.
Selfbumping of deformations spaces of hyperbolic 3manifolds.
Kenneth W Bromberg*, University of Michigan
John H Holt, University of Michigan
(9515729) 
5:30 p.m.
A Diameter Bound for Closed Hyperbolic 3Manifolds.
Matthew E White*, U.C. Santa Barbara
(95157161) 
6:00 p.m.
Small Eigenvalues of Sequences of Hyperbolic 3Manifolds.
Carol E. Fan*, Loyola Marymount University
Jay Jorgenson, City College of New York
(9515820)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, II
Room 2129, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
XianZhe Dai, University of California, Santa Barbara dai@henri.math.ucsb.edu
Doug Moore, University of California, Santa Barbara moore@math.ucsb.edu
Guofang Wei, University of California, Santa Barbara wei@henri.math.ucsb.edu
Rick Ye, University of California, Santa Barbara yer@henri.math.ucsb.edu

3:00 p.m.
Special Lagrangian Fibrations and Mirror Symmetry.
Ilia H Zharkov*, University of Pennsylvania
(9515141) 
3:45 p.m.
A gluing construction for solutions of the Einstein constraint equations.
Daniel Pollack*, University of Washington
Jim Isenberg, University of Oregon
Rafe Mazzeo, Stanford University
(95183107) 
4:30 p.m.
Critical Behavior in Wave Maps.
James A Isenberg*, University of Oregon
Steven L Liebling, Southampton College
Eric W Hirschmann, Southampton college
(95135105) 
5:15 p.m.
Analysis on Stratified Spaces.
Rafe Mazzeo*, Stanford University
(95158179)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms, II
Room 2119, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Ozlem Imamoglu, University of California, Santa Barbara ozlem@math.ucsb.edu
Jeffrey Stopple, University of California, Santa Barbara stopple@math.ucsb.edu

3:00 p.m.
On Kummer's conjecture.
Yiannis N Petridis*, Queen's University
Ram M Murty, Queen's University
(9511150) 
3:40 p.m.
A Relaxing Interlude with $2x2$ Matrices.
Stephanie Harrison*, Oklahoma State University
(9511158) 
4:20 p.m.
Some Maass forms on Hecke congruence subgroups.
David W Farmer*, Bucknell University
Stefan Johansson, Institute for Advanced Study
(9511152) 
5:00 p.m.
Mean values of Lfunctions and symmetry.
Brian Conrey*, American Institute of Mathematics
David Farmer, Bucknell University
(9511175)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.6:10 p.m.
Special Session on Subfactors and Free Probability Theory, II
Room 2112, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Dietmar Bisch, University of California, Santa Barbara bisch@math.ucsb.edu
Sorin Popa, University of California, Los Angeles popa@math.ucla.edu
Dan Voiculescu, University of California, Berkeley dvv@math.berkeley.edu

3:00 p.m.
commutators associated to a subfactor and the relative commutant.
HsiangPing Huang*, Dept of Math UC Berkeley
(9514698) 
3:50 p.m.
Microstates free entropy and cost of equivalence relations.
Dimitri Y Shlyakhtenko*, UCLA
(9514672) 
4:40 p.m.
Free stochastic measures via noncrossing partitions.
Michael Anshelevich*, UC Berkeley
(95146139) 
5:30 p.m.
A quantum dynamics generator in free group factor(s) constructed out of operators with automorphic symbol.
Florin G Radulescu*, University of Iowa, Dept. Math
(95146177)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory of Algebras, II
Room 2123, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
F. W. Anderson, University of Oregon anderson@math.uoregon.edu
K. R. Fuller, University of Iowa kentfuller@uiowa.edu
B. HuisgenZimmermann, University of California, Santa Barbara birge@math.ucsb.edu

3:00 p.m.
Examples of FCRalgebras.
Ellen E Kirkman*, Wake Forest University
(95116122) 
3:30 p.m.
Universal deformations and embedding problems.
Frauke M. Bleher*, Southern Illinois University
Ted Chinburg, University of Pennsylvania
(95116129) 
4:00 p.m.
Representationfinite algebras with vanishing first Hochschild cohomology group.
RagnarOlaf Buchweitz, University of Toronto
Shiping Liu*, University of Sherbrooke
(9511662) 
4:30 p.m.
Invariant basis number and types for strongly graded rings.
Gene D Abrams*, University of Colorado
(9511666) 
5:00 p.m.
Rings with solvable quivers.
Barbara K D'Ambrosia*, John Carroll University
Frank W Anderson, University of Oregon
(95116117) 
5:30 p.m.
Binomial Algebras.
Jessica K Sklar*, University of Oregon
(9511678)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Uniformly and Partially Hyperbolic Dynamical Systems, II
Room 2116, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Bjorn Birnir, University of California, Santa Barabara birnir@math.ucsb.edu
Nicolai T. A. Haydn, University of Southern California nhaydn@math.usc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Random Expanding Maps.
William J Cowieson*, USC
(95137123) 
3:30 p.m.
Transient chaotic time series.
Eric J Kostelich*, Arizona State University
(9513792) 
4:00 p.m.
A stochastic adding machine and quadratic dynamics.
Thomas J Taylor*, Arizona State University
(9513791) 
4:30 p.m.
Random walks generated by irrational rotations.
Francis Edward Su*, Harvey Mudd College and Cornell University
(95160141) 
5:00 p.m.
Hyperbolic and parabolic billiard dynamics.
Eugene Gutkin*, University of Southern California
(9513763) 
5:30 p.m.
Inducing and Return Time Statistics.
Henk Bruin*, California Institute of Technology
(9513761)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on SchrodingerType Operators, II
Room 2115, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Abel Klein, University of California, Irvine aklein@math.uci.edu
Svetlana Jitomirskaya, University of California, Irvine szhitomi@math.uci.edu

3:00 p.m.
Anderson localization and regularity of the integrated density of states for Schroedinger equations on $\mathbb Z$ with deterministic potentials.
Wilhelm Schlag*, Princeton University
(95139157) 
3:45 p.m.
Wegner's estimate and the spectral shift function.
Peter D Hislop*, Mathematics Department, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
(9518184) 
5:15 p.m.
Some applications of scattering theory to random operators.
David Damanik, Caltech
Fritz Gesztesy, Univ. of Missouri
Robert Sims, Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham
Gunter Stolz*, Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham
(95181120)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 11, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 2108, Girvetz Hall

3:00 p.m.
Paradox Logic and How to Count to Two.
Nathaniel S Hellerstein*, City College of San Francisco
(95103151) 
3:15 p.m.
A Confidence Based Decision Rule.
Rod A Freed*, California State University at Dominguez Hills
(95100135) 
3:30 p.m.
Mathematical Education: On Its Purpose via the Historical Perspective.
Danielle Mihram, Univ of Southern California
G. Arthur Mihram*, Princeton, NJ 085421188.
(9510121) 
3:45 p.m.
Topological pseudoisotopy of 4manifolds.
Frank Quinn*, Virginia Tech
(95157158) 
4:00 p.m.
Properties of generalized vectorvalued sequence spaces generated by infinite matrices.
Nandita Rath*, Russellville, Ar 72801.
(9514027) 
4:15 p.m.
A Unifying Field In Logics: Neutrosophic Logic. / Neutrosophic Probability, Neutrosophic Set.
Florentin Smarandache*, University of New Mexico
(9510303) 
5:00 p.m.
"Blending"Cognition CognitiveSemantics Between Pure Mathematics to Physics Implementation in "Fuzzyics" SPD Automatic Optimality Simultaneous Implementation of "Complicity" $\cap/\cup "Simplexity".
Edward Siegel*, FUZZYICS
(95103183)

3:00 p.m.
Sunday March 12, 2000

Sunday March 12, 2000, 7:45 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Meetings Registration
Foyer, Girvetz Hall 
Sunday March 12, 2000, 7:45 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Foyer, Girvetz Hall 
Sunday March 12, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Methods in 3manifolds, III
Room 2128, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Daryl Cooper, University of California, Santa Barbara cooper@math.ucsb.edu
Darren Long, University of California, Santa Barbara long@math.ucsb.edu
Martin Scharlemann, University of California, Santa Barbara mgscharl@math.ucsb.edu

8:00 a.m.
Complexity of algorithms for 3manifolds.
Joachim H Rubinstein*, University of Melbourne
William H Jaco, Oklahoma State University
Ben Burton, University of Melbourne
David Lestcher, Oklahoma State University
(9515722) 
8:30 a.m.
Layered triangulations and Heegaard splittings of lens spaces and small Seifert fibered spaces.
William H Jaco*, Oklahoma State University
David Letscher, Oklahoma State University
Hyam Rubinstein, University of Melbourne
Eric Sedgwick, DePaul University
(9515723) 
9:00 a.m.
Geometric Triangulations of 3Manifolds.
David Letscher*, Oklahoma State
Greg Leibon, Dartmouth
(9515728) 
9:30 a.m.
Brunnian links are determined by their complements.
Brian S Mangum*, Barnard College, Columbia University
Theodore Stanford, United States Naval Academy
(95157121) 
10:00 a.m.
Virtual Betti Numbers of Closed Bundles.
Joseph D Masters*, Rice University
(9515751) 
10:30 a.m.
Convex subgroups and torsion in CAT(0) groups.
Eric L Swenson*, BYU
(95120167)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 12, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on SchrodingerType Operators, III
Room 2115, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Abel Klein, University of California, Irvine aklein@math.uci.edu
Svetlana Jitomirskaya, University of California, Irvine szhitomi@math.uci.edu

8:00 a.m.
A CwickelLiebRozenblum bound for Schr\"odinger operators with operatorvalued potentials.
Dirk Hundertmark*, Caltech
(95181154) 
8:35 a.m.
Multiscale analysis implies strong dynamical localization.
David Damanik*, California Institute of Technology
Peter Stollmann, Frankfurt University
(9514770) 
9:10 a.m.
Generalized eigenfunctions for waves in inhomogeneous media.
Abel Klein, University of California, Irvine
Maximilian Seifert*, University of California, Irvine
(95178168) 
9:45 a.m.
Strong Dynamical Localization for Classical Waves in Random Media.
Francois Germinet, Universite de Lille I
Abel Klein*, University of California, Irvine
(95178160) 
10:20 a.m.
Zerodimensionality of spectral measure for quasiperiodic operators with analytic potential.
Michael D Landrigan*, UC Irvine
(95181170)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 12, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Subfactors and Free Probability Theory, III
Room 2112, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Dietmar Bisch, University of California, Santa Barbara bisch@math.ucsb.edu
Sorin Popa, University of California, Los Angeles popa@math.ucla.edu
Dan Voiculescu, University of California, Berkeley dvv@math.berkeley.edu

8:30 a.m.
Invariant Subspaces for Voiculescu's Circular Operator (joint work with K. Dykema).
Uffe Haagerup*, Odense University, Denmark
(95146182) 
9:20 a.m.
The coalgebra of the free difference quotient in free probability theory.
Dan V Voiculescu*, U.C. Berkeley
(95146101) 
10:10 a.m.
Free diffusions and matrix models.
Philippe Biane*, CNRS, Ecole Normale Superieure
(9514780)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday March 12, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Uniformly and Partially Hyperbolic Dynamical Systems, III
Room 2116, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Bjorn Birnir, University of California, Santa Barabara birnir@math.ucsb.edu
Nicolai T. A. Haydn, University of Southern California nhaydn@math.usc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Vortex motion on a sphere.
Paul K. Newton*, University of Southern California
(95134189) 
9:00 a.m.
Scalings of Fluvial Landscapes.
Bjorn Birnir*, Dept. of Math., UCSB
Terence R Smith, Dept. of Georgraphy, UCSB
George E Merchant, Dept. of Geography, UCSB
(95137145) 
9:30 a.m.
Computations in Ergodic Theory of Particle Systems.
Marek R Rychlik*, University of Arizona
(95137150) 
10:00 a.m.
Analysis of a class of strange attractors.
Qiudong (Don) Wang*, UCLA
(9513483) 
10:30 a.m.
Towards a geometric theory of hybrid systems.
Slobodan N Simic*, UC Berkeley
(95137110)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday March 12, 2000, 8:40 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, III
Room 2129, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
XianZhe Dai, University of California, Santa Barbara dai@henri.math.ucsb.edu
Doug Moore, University of California, Santa Barbara moore@math.ucsb.edu
Guofang Wei, University of California, Santa Barbara wei@henri.math.ucsb.edu
Rick Ye, University of California, Santa Barbara yer@henri.math.ucsb.edu

8:40 a.m.
A Deformation of Noncompact Einstein Solvmanifolds.
Megan M Kerr*, Wellesley College
(95153114) 
9:25 a.m.
On Manifolds with Positive Curvature Almost Everywhere.
fred wilhelm*, Univ. of Calf., Riverside
Peter Petersen, UCLA
(9515399) 
10:10 a.m.
Orbits of SU(2)  representations and Minimal Isometric Immersions.
Christine M Escher*, Oregon State University
Gregor Weingart, Universitaet Bonn
(9515389)

8:40 a.m.

Sunday March 12, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Room 2127, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
James Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu

9:00 a.m.
Maria Gaetana Agnesi (17181799): A commemorative on the 200th anniversary of her death. A Lasting Contribution from the First Surviving Mathematical Work Written by a Woman.
S. I. B. Gray*, California State University Los Angeles
(9510105) 
9:30 a.m.
The Conics of Gilles Personne de Roberval.
Barnabas B Hughes*, California State University, Northridge
(9510133) 
10:00 a.m.
Fair representation, apportionment and proportional representation: Charles L. Dodgson's approach.
Francine F Abeles*, Kean University
(9510197) 
10:30 a.m.
The Remarkable Gerbert.
James J Tattersall*, Providence College
(9510157)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday March 12, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms, III
Room 2119, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Ozlem Imamoglu, University of California, Santa Barbara ozlem@math.ucsb.edu
Jeffrey Stopple, University of California, Santa Barbara stopple@math.ucsb.edu

9:00 a.m.
Hidden symmetries for a renormalized integral of Eisenstein series.
Jennifer Beineke*, Trinity College
Daniel Bump, Stanford University
(9511154) 
9:40 a.m.
A RankinSelberg integral using the automorphic minimal representation of $SO(7)$.
Daniel Bump, Stanford University
Solomon Friedberg*, Boston College
David Ginzburg, TelAviv University
(9511181) 
10:20 a.m.
Sums of quadratic twists of Lfunctions.
Daniel W Bump*, Stanford University
(95111152)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday March 12, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory of Algebras, III
Room 2123, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
F. W. Anderson, University of Oregon anderson@math.uoregon.edu
K. R. Fuller, University of Iowa kentfuller@uiowa.edu
B. HuisgenZimmermann, University of California, Santa Barbara birge@math.ucsb.edu

9:00 a.m.
A proof of the flat cover conjecture, and beyond.
Paul C. Eklof*, Univ. of California, Irvine
Jan Trlifaj, Charles University, Prague
(9511638) 
9:30 a.m.
Left and right approximations via endoproperties of modules.
Lidia Angeleri Huegel*, University of Munich, Germany
(9511696) 
10:00 a.m.
A Family of Noetherian Rings with Their Finite Length Modules under Control.
Markus Schmidmeier*, Florida Atlantic University
(95116164) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion

9:00 a.m.

Sunday March 12, 2000, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Zeta functions and Dirichlet series.
Room 1004, Girvetz Hall
Ram M Murty*, Queen's University
(95111188) 
Sunday March 12, 2000, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
1D Quasiperiodic operators. Arithmetics and localization.
Room 1004, Girvetz Hall
Svetlana Jitomirskaya*, UCI
(95181171) 
Sunday March 12, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Methods in 3manifolds, IV
Room 2128, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Daryl Cooper, University of California, Santa Barbara cooper@math.ucsb.edu
Darren Long, University of California, Santa Barbara long@math.ucsb.edu
Martin Scharlemann, University of California, Santa Barbara mgscharl@math.ucsb.edu

3:00 p.m.
Alexander and Thurston norms of fibered 3manifolds.
Nathan M Dunfield*, Harvard University
(95157137) 
3:30 p.m.
A symplectic model for the SeibergWitten Floer homology of mapping tori.
Michael L Hutchings*, Stanford University
(9515817) 
4:00 p.m.
Convexity in Contact Topology.
John B Etnyre*, Stanford University
(9515714) 
4:30 p.m.
Results in geometric group theory.
Jeremy Shor*, UCSB
(95120166) 
5:00 p.m.
Intrinsically knotted or linked graphs in $R^3$.
Erica Flapan, Pomona College
Ramin Naimi*, Occidental College
James Pommersheim, Pomona College
(9515785) 
5:30 p.m.
Stabilizations of Heegaard Splittings and PL Index 2 Minimal Surfaces.
Bachman C David*, Portland State University
(9515712)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday March 12, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, IV
Room 2129, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
XianZhe Dai, University of California, Santa Barbara dai@henri.math.ucsb.edu
Doug Moore, University of California, Santa Barbara moore@math.ucsb.edu
Guofang Wei, University of California, Santa Barbara wei@henri.math.ucsb.edu
Rick Ye, University of California, Santa Barbara yer@henri.math.ucsb.edu

3:00 p.m.
On locally conformally flat 4manifolds.
Alice Chang, Princeton University
Jie Qing*, UCSC
Paul Yang, USCand PRINCETON UNIVERSITY
(95153149) 
4:30 p.m.
Determinant of Dirac Operators and Global Anomalies.
Siye Wu*, University of California at Santa Barbara and University of Adelaide, Australia
(95158180)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday March 12, 2000, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms, IV
Room 2119, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Ozlem Imamoglu, University of California, Santa Barbara ozlem@math.ucsb.edu
Jeffrey Stopple, University of California, Santa Barbara stopple@math.ucsb.edu

3:00 p.m.
The modular symbol in the Siegel upper half plane.
Arpad Toth*, University of Michigan
(95111102) 
3:40 p.m.
Applications of Hecke operators on Siegel modular forms.
Lynne H Walling*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(95111118) 
4:20 p.m.
Towards a GL(3) generalization of the KatokSarnak formula.
Daniel B Lieman*, University of Missouri and the American Institute of Mathematics
(95111156)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday March 12, 2000, 3:00 p.m.6:10 p.m.
Special Session on Subfactors and Free Probability Theory, IV
Room 2112, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Dietmar Bisch, University of California, Santa Barbara bisch@math.ucsb.edu
Sorin Popa, University of California, Los Angeles popa@math.ucla.edu
Dan Voiculescu, University of California, Berkeley dvv@math.berkeley.edu

3:00 p.m.
Fusion of Positive Energy Representations of $LE_8$ using von Neumann algebras.
Antony J Wassermann*, CNRS Luminy / DPMMS Cambridge
(95146127) 
3:50 p.m.
Algebraic orbifold conformal field theories.
Feng Xu*, University of Oklahoma
(95146116) 
4:40 p.m.
Compact Kac algebras and subfactors.
Teodor Banica*, UC Berkeley
(95146132) 
5:30 p.m.
Braid representations and tensor categories.
Hans G Wenzl*, UC San Diego
(95146144)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday March 12, 2000, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory of Algebras, IV
Room 2123, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
F. W. Anderson, University of Oregon anderson@math.uoregon.edu
K. R. Fuller, University of Iowa kentfuller@uiowa.edu
B. HuisgenZimmermann, University of California, Santa Barbara birge@math.ucsb.edu

3:00 p.m.
Splitting and Dual Pairs.
Juan Jacobo Simon Pinero, University of Murcia
Victor P Camillo*, University of Iowa
(95116131) 
3:30 p.m.
Torsion theories of dual extension algebras.
Xianneng Du*, Anhui University
(95116169) 
4:00 p.m.
Weakly cotilting bimodules of finite injective dimension.
Alberto Tonolo*, Universita' di Padova
(9511690) 
4:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Sunday March 12, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Uniformly and Partially Hyperbolic Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 2116, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Bjorn Birnir, University of California, Santa Barabara birnir@math.ucsb.edu
Nicolai T. A. Haydn, University of Southern California nhaydn@math.usc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Dissipative dynamics of Wflows.
Maciej P Wojtkowski*, University of Arizona
(95158173) 
3:30 p.m.
Relaxation in Hamiltonian systems.
Peter Smereka*, University of Michigan
(95170175) 
4:00 p.m.
Onoff intermittency associated with almost invariant manifolds.
Dieter Armbruster*, Arizona State University
Daniel Marthaler, Arizona State University
(9513787) 
4:30 p.m.
An additional Gibbs' state for the cubic Schrodinger equation on the circle.
Kirill L Vaninsky*, Kansas State University
(95135128) 
5:00 p.m.
Oscillation properties of solutions of dissipative PDEs.
Igor Kukavica*, University of Southern California
(95135153) 
5:30 p.m.
A Geometric Analysis of the Averaged Euler Equations.
Steve Shkoller*, University of California Davis
(95135106)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday March 12, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Special Session on SchrodingerType Operators, IV
Room 2115, Girvetz Hall
Organizers:
Abel Klein, University of California, Irvine aklein@math.uci.edu
Svetlana Jitomirskaya, University of California, Irvine szhitomi@math.uci.edu

3:00 p.m.
First KdV integrals and a.c. spectrum for 1D Schrodinger operator.
S Molchanov, UNC at Charlotte
M Novitskii, UNC at Charlotte
B Vainberg*, UNC at Charlotte
(95135133) 
3:45 p.m.
On the Periodic Magnetic Schr\"{o}dinger Operator.
Yulia Karpeshina*, UAB
(9513577) 
4:30 p.m.
A problem in constrained minimization.
Alexander Y Gordon*, UNCCharlotte
(95135162)

3:00 p.m.