AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
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
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.