AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:10:31
2003 Spring Central Section Meeting
Bloomington, IN, April 46, 2003
Meeting #985
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Sunday April 6, 2003

Sunday April 6, 2003, 8:30 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of Teichm\u"ller Theory to Dynamics and Geometry, IV
Room 247, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Christopher M. Judge, Indiana University cjudge@indiana.edu
Matthias Weber, Indiana University matweber@indiana.edu

8:30 a.m.
Xminimal surfaces in the Heisenberg group.
Scott D. Pauls*, Dartmouth College
(98553235) 
9:00 a.m.
Polygonal outer billiards in the Euclidean and the hyperbolic plane.
Serge Tabachnikov*, Penn State
(98537203) 
10:00 a.m.
Spectral Curves of 2Tori in the 4Sphere.
Franz Pedit*, University of Massachusetts
(9855358) 
11:00 a.m.
Recent results on classical minimal surface theory.
William H. Meeks*, Univ. of Massachusetts
(98553156)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 8:30 a.m.12:25 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, III
Room 209, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Tao Jiang, Miami University jiangt@muohio.edu
Zevi Miller, Miami University millerz@muohio.edu
Dan Pritikin, Miami University pritikd@muohio.edu

8:30 a.m.
Real Number Channel Assignments with Distance Conditions.
Jerrold R. Griggs*, University of South Carolina
Teresa Xiaohua Jin, University of South Carolina
(98505194) 
9:00 a.m.
On graph coloring extensions and listcolorings.
Maria Alex Axenovich*, Iowa State University
(9850559) 
9:30 a.m.
Adjacent Vertex Distinguishing EdgeColorings.
Richard H. Schelp*, University of Memphis
Paul N.. Balister, University of Memphis
Ervin Gyori, Renyi Institute of Mathematics
Jeno Lehel, University of Memphis
(98505154) 
10:00 a.m.
Optimal decomposition of complete graphs into many parts: extensions of the NordhausGaddum Theorem.
Zolt\'an F\"uredi, Univ. of Illinois and R\'enyi Institute
Alexandr V Kostochka, Univ. of Illinois and Institute of Mathematics (Novosibirsk)
Riste \v{S}krekovski, Charles Univ. and Univ. of Ljubljana
Michael Stiebitz, Technische Universit\"at Ilmenau
Douglas B West*, University of Illinois
(98505100) 
10:30 a.m.
Embedding Complete Binary Trees into Grids.
Y.B. Lin, University of Texas at Dallas
Zevi Miller, Miami University
Manley Perkel*, Wright State University
Dan Pritikin, Miami University
Hal Sudborough, University of Texas at Dallas
(98505168) 
11:00 a.m.
A Transformation of Kotzig's Tree Decomposition Conjecture.
Andre E Kezdy*, University of Louisville
(98505225) 
11:30 a.m.
A short proof of a characterization of strongly chordal graphs.
Michael J. Pelsmajer*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Douglas B. West, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(98505254) 
12:00 p.m.
Convexity in graphs: Steiner sets, Hull sets and Geodesic sets.
Ignacio M Pelayo*, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
Merce Mora, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
Carmen Hernando, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
Carlos Seara, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
(98505162)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Dynamics, IV
Room 135, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Eric D. Bedford, Indiana University bedford@indiana.edu
Kevin M. Pilgrim, Indiana University pilgrim@indiana.edu

9:00 a.m.
Schwarzian in complex analytic iteration theory.
Julian I. Palmore*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(98537342) 
10:00 a.m.
Discussion

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Weak Dependence in Probability and Statistics, IV
Walnut Room, Indiana Memorial Union
Organizers:
Richard C. Bradley, Indiana University bradleyr@indiana.edu
Lanh T. Tran, Indiana University tran@indiana.edu

9:00 a.m.
Least Squares Estimators For The Spatial Regression Model.
Jin Zhu*, Indiana University
(9856246) 
9:30 a.m.
Nonparametric estimation for nonlinear autoregressive processes.
Eunju Hwang*, University of Mississippi
(98562198) 
10:00 a.m.
Some results on estimating a spectral density for a wavelet basis.
Curtis P Miller*, Iowa State University
(98560242) 
11:00 a.m.
Nonparametric estimation of regression and dependence coefficients.
Lanh Tat Tran*, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
(98562144)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical and Computational Problems in Fluid Dynamics and Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, III
Persimmon Room, Indiana Memorial Union
Organizers:
Roger Temam, Indiana University temam@indiana.edu
Shouhong Wang, Indiana University showang@indiana.edu

9:00 a.m.
Remarks on the Control of Problems Related to Climate.
Roger Temam*, Indiana University
Djoko Wirosoetisno, Indiana University
(98549283) 
9:30 a.m.
A Class of Truly Consistent Splitting Schemes for Incompressible Flows.
Jie Shen*, Purdue University
(9856575) 
10:00 a.m.
Small Scales and Inviscid Limit of Viscous Compressible Flows.
Xiaoming Wang*, Iowa State University
(98576234) 
10:30 a.m.
Break 
11:00 a.m.
Vortex Sheets with Surface Tension.
David M. Ambrose*, Courant Institute, NYU
(98576157) 
11:30 a.m.
Regularity results for linear elliptic problems and applications to the Primitive Equations of the ocean.
Mohammed B Ziane*, University of Southern California
Roger M Temam, Indiana University
(98535330) 
12:00 p.m.
Rigorous characterization of boundary layer separations of 2D incompressible flows and its applications.
Tian Ma, Sichuan University & indiana University
Shouhong Wang*, Indiana University
(98576147)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras and Free Probability, III
Room 215, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Hari Bercovici, Indiana University bercovic@indiana.edu
Marius Dadarlat, Purdue University mdd@math.purdue.edu

9:00 a.m.
Remarks on projections in C*algebras.
Lawrence G. Brown*, Purdue University
(98546298) 
10:00 a.m.
Some quantitative results on the spectrum of almost Mathieu operators.
Florin P Boca*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
Alexandru Zaharescu, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(98547169) 
11:00 a.m.
A Majorization Theory for Infinite Sequences Arising From Traces, Ideals, Arithmetic Means and Commutators.
Gary Weiss*, University of Cincinnati
Victor Kaftal, University of Cincinnati
(98547233) 
12:00 p.m.
Ktheory of Certain C*algebras associated with free products of cyclic groups.
Shuang Zhang*, University of Cincinnati
Wojciech Szymanski, University of Newcastle
(98546196)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry, IV
Room 140, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Jiri Dadok, Indiana University dadok@indiana.edu
Bruce Solomon, Indiana University solomon@indiana.edu
JiPing Sha, Indiana university jsha@indiana.edu

9:00 a.m.
Geometry of $L^{p}([0,1],\mathbb{Z)}$.
Valera I Berestovskii, Omsk State University
Victor Gichev, Omsk State University
Conrad Plaut*, University of Tennessee
(98553246) 
9:30 a.m.
Hypersurfaces of constant Gauss curvature in Minkowski space.
Bo Guan*, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee
Huaiyu Jian, Tsinghua University, China
(98553292) 
10:00 a.m.
Spectral theory for tensor products of Hermitian holomorphic line bundles.
Harold G. Donnelly*, Purdue University
(9855344) 
10:30 a.m.
Bonnet pairs revisited.
Gary R. Jensen*, Washington University
(98553201) 
11:00 a.m.
Torsionfree $G_{3}$connections that are not analytic.
QuoShin Chi*, Washington University, St. Louis
(9855384) 
11:30 a.m.
A moduli curve for compact conformallyEinstein K\"ahler manifolds.
Andrzej Derdzinski*, Ohio State University
Gideon Maschler, University of Toronto
(98553251)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Trend in the Analysis and Computations of Functional Differential
Maple Room, Indiana Memorial Union
Organizers:
Paul W. Eloe, University of Dayton paul.eloe@notes.udayton.edu
Qin Sheng, University of Dayton qin.sheng@notes.udayton.edu

9:00 a.m.
First Order Dynamic Equations on Analysis of Algorithms.
Ferhan M. Atici*, Western Kentucky University
Daniel C. Biles, Western Kentucky University
(98539171) 
9:30 a.m.
Boundedness In Nonlinear Differential Equations.
Youssef N Raffoul*, University of Dayton
(9853415) 
10:00 a.m.
Blowup of Solutions for Degenerate Semilinear Parabolic Problems.
C. Y. Chan, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
W. Y. Chan*, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
(98535141) 
10:30 a.m.
Periodic Solutions In Neutral Nonlinear Difference Equations with Delay.
Mariette R Maroun*, University of Dayton
Youssef N Raffoul, University of Dayton
(98534133) 
11:00 a.m.
Dynamic Equations for Fourth Order Conjugate Boundary Value Problems.
Johnny Henderson, Baylor University
William Yin*, LaGrange College
(9853414)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.12:50 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Infinite Dimensional Lie Algebras and Mathematical Physics, IV
Room 219, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Katrina Deane Barron, University of Notre Dame kbarron@nd.edu
Rinat Kedem, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign rinat@math.uiuc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Sklyanin Poisson brackets and refined Bruhat cells in real Grassmannians.
Michael Gekhtman*, University of Notre Dame
MIchael Shapiro, Michigan State University
Alek Vainshtein, University of Haifa
(98557150) 
10:00 a.m.
Infinite Toda lattice and New Vertex Algebras.
Maarten J. Bergvelt*, Dept. of Mathematics, UIUC
(98517240) 
10:30 a.m.
Algebra in tensor categories and conformal field theory
Christoph Schweigert*, RheinischWestfälische Technische Hochschule Aache
(98517313) 
11:30 a.m.
Virasoro highestweight vectors in vertex operator algebras.
Katherine L Hurley*, University of South Carolina
(98517224) 
12:00 p.m.
Differential equations and conformal field theories.
YiZhi Huang*, Rutgers University
(98517181)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal Combinatorics, IV
Room 208, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois at Chicago mubayi@math.uic.edu
Jozef Skokan, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign jozef@math.uiuc.edu

9:00 a.m.
An Improved Extremal Function for Graph Linkages.
Robin Thomas, Georgia Inst. of Tech.
Paul Wollan*, Georgia Inst. of Tech.
(98505260) 
9:30 a.m.
A hypercube covering problem, or DNF with exceptions.
Dhruv Mubayi, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
Gyorgy Turan*, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
Yi Zhao, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
(98505241) 
10:00 a.m.
Nontrivial Intersecting Families.
Jacques Alain Verstraete*, Microsoft Research
Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois, Chicago
(98505339) 
10:30 a.m.
Tree representations of $K_{n,n}$.
Nancy Eaton*, University of Rhode Island
Zoltan Furedi, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexandr V. Kostochka, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
Jozef Skokan, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(98505274) 
11:00 a.m.
A New Degree Condition For Graph Tiling.
Ali Shokoufandeh, Drexel University
Yi Zhao*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(98505177) 
11:30 a.m.
\documentclass{article} \title{Embedding graphs with bounded degree in pseudorandom sparse graphs} \begin{document}\date{\empty}\maketitle\end{document}.
Yoshiharu Kohayakawa, University of Sao Paulo
Vojtech Rodl, Emory University
Papa Amar Sissokho*, Emory University
(98505333) 
12:00 p.m.
An extremal function for $K_9$ minors.
Zixia Song*, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
Robin Thomas, School Of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
(98505227)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Cryptography and Computational and Algorithmic Number Theory, IV
Room 205, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Joshua Holden, RoseHulman Institute of Technology holden@rosehulman.edu
John Rickert, RoseHulman Institute of Technology john.rickert@rosehulman.edu
Jonathan Sorenson, Butler University sorenson@butler.edu
Andreas Stein, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign andreas@math.uiuc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Are there enough primes for cryptography?
Samuel S Wagstaff*, Purdue University
(9851128) 
9:30 a.m.
FPGABased Hyperelliptic Curve Cryptosystems.
T. Charles Clancy*, University of Illinois
(9859478) 
10:00 a.m.
Break 
10:30 a.m.
Asymptotically fast group operations on Jacobians of general curves.
Kamal KhuriMakdisi*, Center for Advanced Mathematical Sciences, American University of Beirut
(98514187) 
11:30 a.m.
Some comments on group independent secret sharing schemes.
Brian S King*, Purdue School of Eng. & Tech., IUPUI
(9859424)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras and Their Applications, III
Room 217, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Jerry Kaminker, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis kaminker@math.iupui.edu
Ronghui Ji, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis ronji@math.iupui.edu

9:00 a.m.
Heat kernels for perturbed Dirac operators.
Jeffrey Fox, University of Colorado
Peter Haskell*, Virginia Tech
(98558106) 
9:30 a.m.
Some remarks on the universal coefficient theorem in KKtheory.
Marius Dadarlat*, Purdue University
(98546124) 
10:00 a.m.
The KadisonSinger problem as a combinatorial problem.
Nik Weaver*, Washington University
(9850596) 
10:30 a.m.
Operator Trigonomety.
Morteza Seddighin*, Indiana UniversityEast
(9854726) 
11:00 a.m.
Rectifiable diameters of the Grassmann spaces of certain von Neumann algebras and C*algebras.
Shuang Zhang*, University of Cincinnati
(98546197)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Codimension One Splittings of Manifolds, IV
Room 236, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
James F. Davis, Indiana University jfdavis@indiana.edu
Andrew A. Ranicki, University of Edinburgh aar@maths.ed.ac.uk

9:00 a.m.
Controlled algebraic Ktheory.
Frank S Quinn*, Virginia Tech
(9851979) 
9:30 a.m.
On the rho invariant for manifolds with boundary.
Paul Kirk*, Indiana University
Matthias Lesch, Universitat zu Koln
(9855774) 
10:00 a.m.
Etainvariants as obstructions to a knot in $S^3$ being slice or ribbon.
Stefan K Friedl*, Brandeis University
(9855465) 
10:30 a.m.
Break 
11:00 a.m.
Examples of Exotic Stratifications.
Bruce Hughes*, Vanderbilt University
(98557113) 
11:30 a.m.
Applications of codimension one splittings of analytic invariants.
Sylvain Cappell*, New YorK University
Ronnie Lee, Yale University
Edward Miller, Polytechnic University
(98557340) 
12:00 p.m.
Discussion

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis with Applications, IV
Oak Room, Indiana Memorial Union
Organizers:
Jin Ma, Purdue University majin@math.purdue.edu
Frederi Viens, Purdue University viens@stat.purdue.edu

9:00 a.m.
Some Processes Associated with a Fractional Brownian Motion.
Tyrone E. Duncan*, University of Kansas
(9856099) 
10:00 a.m.
How to solve a Dirichlet problem via RBSDEs.
Ziyu Zheng*, Assistant Prof./University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(9856022) 
10:30 a.m.
Representation of Solutions to Backward SDEs Associated with a Degenerate Forward SDE.
Jianfeng Zhang*, University of Minnesota
(98560132) 
11:00 a.m.
On conformal images of reflecting Brownian motions in smooth domains and applications.
Mihai N Pascu*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
(98560259)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.12:25 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Topology, IV
Room 214, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Randy McCarthy, University of Illinois, UrbanChampaign randy@math.uiuc.edu
Ayelet Lindenstrauss, Indiana University ayelet@math.indiana.edu

9:00 a.m.
Refining topological realization of Aalgebras by cobordism.
Donald Yau*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(9855585) 
10:00 a.m.
The tensor product of permutative categories.
A. D. Elmendorf*, Purdue University Calumet
(9855595) 
11:00 a.m.
An operad that acts on cochains of a spectrum.
Jim McClure*, Purdue University
Stefan Schwede, University of Muenster
Jeff Smith, Purdue University
(9855589) 
12:00 p.m.
Controlled homotopy theory of simplicial sets.
Dan Isaksen*, University of Notre Dame
Dan Christensen, University of Western Ontario
(9855588)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 006, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Roger L. Jones, DePaul University rjones@condor.depaul.edu
Ayse A. Sahin, DePaul University asahin@condor.depaul.edu

9:30 a.m.
Full bubble growth rate and the embedding of finite to one extensions of nonperiodic $Z^2$ subshifts into the domino tiling shift.
Sam Lightwood*, The George Washington University
Ayse Sahin, DePaul University
(98537322) 
10:00 a.m.
Ordered full shifts.
William Geller*, Indiana Univ.Purdue Univ. Indianapolis
Michal Misiurewicz, Indiana Univ.Purdue Univ. Indianapolis
(98537317) 
10:30 a.m.
Asymptotic Randomization of Multidimensional Finitetype Subshifts by Linear Cellular Automata.
Marcus Pivato*, Trent University
Reem Yassawi, Trent University
(98537101) 
11:00 a.m.
Ergodic Averages with Generalized Weights.
Dogan Comez*, North Dakota State University
Semyon N Litvinov, Penn State UniversityHazleton
(98537300) 
11:30 a.m.
A new look at strong sweeping out for lacunary sequences.
Roger L Jones*, DePaul University
(98537222)

9:30 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:30 a.m.11:45 p.m.
Special Session on Probability, IV
Sassafras Room, Indiana Memorial Union
Organizers:
Russell D. Lyons, Indiana University rdlyons@indiana.edu
Robin A. Pemantle, Ohio State University pemantle@math.ohiostate.edu

9:30 a.m.
Crossing numbers and the probabilistic method.
Laszlo A Szekely*, NCBI/NLM/NIH and USC
(98505167) 
10:30 a.m.
Projection of measures and geodesic flows.
Elon B. Lindenstrauss*, Stanford University
(98560209) 
11:00 a.m.
The Connection between Randomness Extractors and Expander Graphs.
Salil P Vadhan*, Harvard University
(98505277)

9:30 a.m.

Sunday April 6, 2003, 12:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis with Applications, V
Oak Room, Indiana Memorial Union
Organizers:
Jin Ma, Purdue University majin@math.purdue.edu
Frederi Viens, Purdue University viens@stat.purdue.edu

12:30 p.m.
A measuretheoretic approach to stochastic integration.
Ron Blei*, University of Connecticut
(98560325) 
1:00 p.m.
Stationary busy period distributions in queues and exit problems for Levy processes.
Parijat Dube, IBM Research
Fabrice M Guillemin, France Telecom R & D
Ravi R Mazumdar*, Purdue University
(98560336) 
1:30 p.m.
Weak survival of anisotropic contact processes on trees.
Thomas M Sellke*, Purdue University
Steven P. Lalley, Univ.of Chicago
(98560319) 
2:00 p.m.
Options and Discontinuity: An asymptotic decomposition of hedging errors.
Seongjoo Song*, Purdue University
(98560111) 
2:30 p.m.
Extreme events in financial markets.
Maria Cristina Mariani*, Department of Statistics  Purdue University
(98560247) 
3:00 p.m.
Discussion

12:30 p.m.