AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:10:42
2002 AMS and MAA Spring Southeastern Section Meetings
Atlanta, GA, March 810, 2002
Meeting #975
Associate secretaries: John L Bryant, AMS bryant@math.fsu.edu
Sunday March 10, 2002

Sunday March 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory, 3Manifolds, 4Manifolds, and Geometric Group Theory, IV
Room 213, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Wolfgang H. Heil, Florida State University heil@math.fsu.edu
Jose Carlos G\' omezLarra\~ naga, CIMAT, Mexico jcarlos@cimat.mx

8:00 a.m.
Isolated critical points of maps $\mathbb{R}^4\to \mathbb{R}^2$, contact forms on $S^3$, the enhanced Milnor number, and quasipositive fibered links.
Lee Rudolph*, Clark University
(97557113) 
8:30 a.m.
Invariants of the LusternikSchnirelmann type for $3$manifolds.
Jos\'eCarlos G\'omezLarra\~naga*, CIMAT, MEXICO
Francisco Gonz\'alezAcu\~na, UNAM, MEXICO
Wolfgang Heil, Florida State University
(97557190) 
8:55 a.m.
Break. 
10:10 a.m.
On the relationship between crossing number and the length of thick knots and links.
Claus Ernst*, Western Kentucky University
Yuanan Diao, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
(97553270) 
10:40 a.m.
On the classification of rational 3tangles: Applications to Gin recombination.
Cabrera Hugo*, IPICYT
(97557253) 
11:10 a.m.
The Lower Bounds Of The Lengths Of Thick Knots.
Yuanan Diao*, UNC Charlotte
(97557100) 
11:40 a.m.
The state of the game in the enumeration of classical links.
Morwen B Thistlethwaite*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(97557344)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Special Session on Bridges from `Applied' to `Mathematics', III
Room 111, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Peter Mucha, Georgia Institute of Technology mucha@math.gatech.edu
John A. Pelesko, Georgia Institute of Technology pelesko@math.gatech.edu
John E. McCuan, Georgia Institute of Technology mccuan@math.gatech.edu
Guillermo H. Goldsztein, Georgia Institute of Technology ggold@math.gatech.edu

8:00 a.m.
Elastic and elastoplastic response of periodic versus random composites.
Mingxiao Jiang, General Electric Corporate R&D
Iwona Jasiuk*, Georgia Instgitute of Technology
Martin OstojaStarzewski, McGill University
(97574419) 
8:30 a.m.
Design of Fiber Reinforced Rods for Maximum Torsional Rigidity.
Robert Lipton*, Louisiana State University
(97549208) 
8:55 a.m.
Break. 
10:10 a.m.
The strenght domain of perfectly plastic polycrystals.
Guillermo H Goldsztein*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(97574130) 
10:40 a.m.
Homogenization of a nonlinear elliptic boundary value problem modeling galvanic currents.
Shari Moskow*, University of Florida
(97535318) 
11:10 a.m.
On radial minimizers of the GinzburgLandau functional.
Dmitry Golovaty*, The University of Akron
Leonid Berlyand, The Pennsylvania State University
(97549399)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets, and Operator Theory, IV
Room 211, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Christopher E. Heil, Georgia Institute of Technology heil@math.gatech.edu
Yang Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology wang@math.gatech.edu

8:00 a.m.
Orthogonal lifting: constructing new (symmetric) nonseparable orthogonal wavelets.
Eugene Belogay*, Honors College, Florida Atlantic University
Yang Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology
(97542394) 
8:30 a.m.
Embeddings of Some "Classical" Banach Spaces Into Modulation Spaces.
Kasso A Okoudjou*, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
(97546148) 
8:55 a.m.
Break. 
10:10 a.m.
Affine Frames, GMRA's, and Oversampling.
Eric Weber*, Texas A&M University
(97542292) 
10:40 a.m.
Some Recent Results on Wavelet Sets and Frame Sets.
David R. Larson*, Texas A&M University
Xiaofei Zhang, Texas A&M University
(97542377) 
11:10 a.m.
Generalized Frame Multiresolution Analysis and Frames of Translates.
Manos Papadakis*, University of Houston
(97541153) 
11:40 a.m.
Frame wavelets in subspaces of $R^d$.
Xingde Dai*, UNCCharlotte
Yuanan Diao, UNCCharlotte
Qing Gu, UNCCharlotte and East China Normal University
Deguang Han, University of Central Florida
(97542249) 
12:10 p.m.
On the multivariate RieszFej\'{e}r Lemma.
Josip Derado*, Kennesaw State University
(97542352)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 10, 2002, 8:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales, III
Room 109, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Martin J. Bohner, Florida Institute of Technology bohner@umr.edu
Billur Kaymakcalan, Georgia Southern University billur@gasou.edu

8:00 a.m.
Hybrid Fuzzy differential Systems on Time Scale.
M Sambandham*, Morehouse College
(97534193) 
8:30 a.m.
Existence of Solutions for Third and Fourth Order Boundary Value Problems on a Time Scale.
Johnny Henderson, Auburn University
William K.C. Yin*, LaGrange College
(97534238) 
8:55 a.m.
Break. 
10:10 a.m.
On Bounds of Solutions of Dynamic Equations.
Billur Kaymakcalan*, Georgia Southern University
(97534142) 
10:40 a.m.
Exponential Asymptotics.
Jo A Hoffacker*, University of Georgia
Tom Gard, University of Georgia
(97534159) 
11:10 a.m.
On the zeros of a third degree exponential polynomial with applications to an SEIR epidemiological model with delay.
Liancheng Wang*, Georgia Southern University
Michael Y Li, University of Alberta
Junjie Wei, Northeast Normal University
(97537198) 
11:40 a.m.
Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions of a class of fractal Laplacians on the unit interval.
Erik J. Bird, University of Michigan
SzeMan Ngai*, Georgia Southern University
Alexander Teplyaev, University of California Riverside
(97545283) 
12:10 p.m.
On Inequalities, Characterization and Comparisons of the Cauchy, Gauss and Logistic Distributions.
Broderick O. Oluyede*, Georgia Southern University
(97533230)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 10, 2002, 8:30 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Special Session on Linear Algebra and Matrix Theory, IV
Room 119, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Frank J. Hall, Georgia State University fhall@cs.gsu.edu
Zhongshan Li, Georgia State University zli@cs.gsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
An Eigenvalue Problem Arising in the Design of 2D Filters with Periodic Coefficients.
MeiQin Chen*, The Citadel
(97515282) 
8:55 a.m.
Break. 
10:10 a.m.
Robust solutions of matrix equations.
Leiba Rodman*, College of William and Mary
Andre C. M. Ran, Vrije Universiteit
(9751516) 
10:40 a.m.
Principal pivot transforms.
Michael J Tsatsomeros*, Washington State University
(9751504) 
11:10 a.m.
A unified approach to the eight versions of Fast Discrete Cosine and Sine Transforms.
Vadim Olshevsky, Georgia State University
Jun Wang*, Georgia State University
(9751544) 
11:40 a.m.
On finite dimensional backward shift invariant subspaces of the Arveson space.
Vladimir Bolotnikov*, College of William and Mary
Leiba Rodman, College of William and Mary
(9751522) 
12:10 p.m.
On spaces of matrices containing a nonzero matrix of bounded rank.
Shmuel Friedland*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(9751536)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday March 10, 2002, 9:05 a.m.9:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Banach space theory, sectorial operators and partial differential equations.
Tennebaum Auditorium, Instructional Center
Nigel J. Kalton*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(9754601) 
Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Banach Spaces and Their Applications, IV
Room 117, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Peter G. Casazza, University of MissouriColumbia pete@math.missouri.edu
N. J. Kalton, University of MissouriColumbia nigel@math.missouri.edu

10:10 a.m.
On global existence of a class of ItoVolterra functional differential equationsA preliminary report.
Zephyrinus C. Okonkwo*, Albany State University
(97534213) 
10:40 a.m.
Sampling eigenvalues in the nonselfadjoint case.
A Boumenir*, State University of West Georgia
(97542149)

10:10 a.m.

Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Structures, IV
Room 219, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Alexander G. Wilce, Juniata College wilce@juniata.edu
Richard J. Greechie, Louisiana Technical University greechie@coes.LaTech.edu
Franklin E. Schroeck, Florida Atlantic University schroeck@math.du.edu

10:10 a.m.
QuasiHeyting Algebras in Context.
David Miller*, Wichita, KS
(97506161) 
10:40 a.m.
The Algebra of Effects in the Formalism of Quantum Mechanics on Phase Space as an M. V. and a Heyting Effect Algebra.
Franklin E. Schroeck*, Univ. of Denver and Florida Atlantic Univ.
(97581165) 
11:10 a.m.
Cauchy Completions of MVAlgebras.
Richard N. Ball*, University of Denver
George Georgescu, University of Bucharest
Ioana Leustean, University of Bucharest
(97506147) 
11:55 a.m.
Discussion

10:10 a.m.

Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.1:40 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, IV
Room 209, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Gerd Mockenhaupt, Georgia Institute of Technology gerdm@math.gatech.edu
Michael T. Lacy, Georgia Institute of Technology lacey@math.gatech.edu
Akos Magyar, University of Georgia magyar@math.uga.edu

10:10 a.m.
Sections of star bodies and the Fourier transform.
Alexander Koldobsky*, University of MissouriColumbia
(9755255) 
10:45 a.m.
Average decay of the Fourier transform and applications.
Alex Iosevich*, University of Missouri
(9754270) 
11:20 a.m.
A discrete model for Hankel operators on the Dirichlet space.
Richard Rochberg*, Washington University
(97546202) 
11:55 a.m.
Almost orthogonality and a class of bounded bilinear pseudodifferential operators.
Arpad Benyi*, University of Kansas
Rodolfo H Torres, University of Kansas
(97542326) 
12:30 p.m.
Limits of sequences of polynomials orthogonal in Sobolev spaces.
Xin Li*, University of Central Florida
(97543297) 
1:05 p.m.
Higherorder HilbertSchmidt Hankel forms on the ball.
Sarah H Ferguson*, Wayne State University
Richard Rochberg, Washington University  St. Louis
(97532401)

10:10 a.m.

Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Matroids, IV
Room 205, Instructional Center
Organizers:
James G. Oxley, Louisiana State University oxley@marais.math.lsu.edu
Bogdan Oporowski, Louisiana State University bogdan@math.lsu.edu
Robin Thomas, Georgia Institute of Technology thomas@math.gatech.edu

10:10 a.m.
Graphs with small Ramsey numbers.
Alexandr Kostochka*, Univ. of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Benny Sudakov, Princeton University and Institute for Advanced Study
(9750564) 
10:40 a.m.
Matching Properties in Domination Critical Graphs.
Nawarat Ananchuen, Silpakorn University
Michael D. Plummer*, Vanderbilt University
(9750577) 
11:10 a.m.
The cycle double cover conjecture and circuit decompositions.
Matthew J DeVos*, Princeton University
(97505164) 
11:40 a.m.
Edge coloring in plane multigraphs.
Bertrand F Guenin*, University of Waterloo
(97505345) 
12:10 p.m.
Equivalent versions of the 3flow conjecture.
Martin Kochol*, Slovak Academy of Sciences
(97505251)

10:10 a.m.

Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic and Contact Topology, IV
Room 217, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Margaret Symington, Georgia Institute of Technology msyming@math.gatech.edu
Gordana Matic, University of Georgia gordana@math.uga.edu

10:10 a.m.
Symplectic topology and circle actions.
Susan Tolman*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(97553250) 
10:40 a.m.
Periodic Orbits of a Charge in a Magnetic Field.
Kai Cieliebak, Mathematisches Institut, LudwigMaximiliansUniversitaet, Muenchen
Viktor L. Ginzburg*, University of California, Santa Cruz
Kerman Ely, University of Toronto
Cesar Niche, University of California, Santa Cruz
(97537281) 
11:10 a.m.
Length minimizing Hamiltonian paths and Floer homology.
Ely Kerman*, University of Toronto
Francois Lalonde, Universite de Montreal
(97553382) 
11:40 a.m.
A $C^2$smooth counterexample to the Hamiltonian Seifert conjecture in $R^4$.
Viktor L Ginzburg, University of California, Santa Cruz
Ba\c{s}ak Z G\"{u}rel*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(9753769) 
12:10 p.m.
Holomorphic Curves, Hamiltonian Dynamics, and Lagrangian Embeddings.
Klaus Mohnke*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(9755354)

10:10 a.m.

Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Automated Reasoning in Mathematics and Logic, IV
Room 105, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Johan G. F. Belinfante, Georgia Institute of Technology belinfan@math.gatech.edu

10:10 a.m.
Mathematics in the TPTP Problem Library.
Geoff Sutcliffe*, University of Miami
(9756896) 
10:40 a.m.
A Framework for Verification of Software Specifications.
Olga Shumsky Matlin, Argonne National Laboratory
Lawrence J Henschen*, Northwestern University
(97568110) 
11:10 a.m.
Semantics and Heuristics in OSHL.
Swaha Das*, UNC Chapel Hill
Shelby Funk, UNC Chapel Hill
David A. Plaisted, UNC Chapel Hill
(9756894) 
11:40 a.m.
The Nature of Monotonicity in HigherOrder ContextOriented Mathematical Logic.
Damon A. Scott*, Francis Marion University
(97503128) 
12:00 p.m.
Discussion

10:10 a.m.

Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, IV
Room 115, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Mihai A. Ciucu, Georgia Institute of Technology ciucu@math.gatech.edu

10:10 a.m.
Lamplighter Random walks.
Richard W Kenyon*, Universit\'e ParisSud
(9750598) 
10:40 a.m.
Critical resonance in the nonintersecting lattice path model.
Richard W. Kenyon, Universite ParisSud
David B. Wilson*, Microsoft Research
(9756059) 
11:10 a.m.
Optimal Multichromosomal Genome Rearrangements.
Glenn Tesler*, University of California, San Diego
(97592290) 
11:40 a.m.
Partition Analysis and the Omega Package.
George E. Andrews*, Pennsylvania State University
(97505158)

10:10 a.m.

Sunday March 10, 2002, 10:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Special Session on Probability and Combinatorics, IV
Room 113, Instructional Center
Organizers:
Russell D. Lyons, Georgia Institute of Technology rdlyons@math.gatech.edu
Prasad V. Tetali, Georgia Institute of Technology tetali@math.gatech.edu

10:10 a.m.
A Markov Random Field Model of Multicasting.
Kavita Ramanan*, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
Ilze Ziedins, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Anirvan Sengupta, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
Partha Mitra, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
(97500274) 
10:40 a.m.
Mixing time for biased card shuffling.
Itai Benjamini, Weitzmann institute
Noam Beger, U.C Berkeley
Chris Hoffman, University of Washington
Elchanan Mossel*, Microsoft Research
(97560203) 
11:10 a.m.
A new, probabilistic approach for heat kernel bounds.
Ben Morris*, University of California, Berkeley
(97560341) 
11:40 a.m.
Decomposition, Swapping and MeanField Models.
Dana Randall*, Georgia Tech
(97560358)

10:10 a.m.