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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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

3:00 p.m.
The Remarkable History of Logarithms.
Robert g Stein*, Cal State San Bernardino
(95101112)

3:30 p.m.
Topological Methods for Quasilinear BVP.
Victor L. Shapiro*, University of California, Riverside
(9513535)

4:00 p.m.
Surface Area.
Harriet M Lord*, Cal Poly Pomona
(9510193)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)
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