AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:10:29
2003 Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting
Baton Rouge, LA, March 1416, 2003
Meeting #984
Associate secretaries: John L Bryant, AMS bryant@math.fsu.edu
Friday March 14, 2003

Friday March 14, 2003, 12:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Outside Room 201, Tureaud Hall 
Friday March 14, 2003, 12:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 201, Tureaud Hall 
Friday March 14, 2003, 1:10 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Opening Remarks
Dodson Auditorium, Dodson
A new look at sums of squares, Jacobi elliptic functions, and Ramanujan's tau function.
Dodson Auditorium, Dodson
Stephen C. Milne*, The Ohio State University
(9841105) 
Friday March 14, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Applied Mathematics and Materials Science, I
Room 221, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Robert Lipton, Louisiana State University lipton@math.lsu.edu
Stephen Shipman, Louisiana State University shipman@math.lsu.edu
Blaise Bourdin, Louisiana State University bourdin@math.lsu.edu
Yuri Antipov, Louisiana State University antipov@math.lsu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Perfectly plastic heterogeneous materials.
Guillermo H Goldsztein*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(9847429) 
2:45 p.m.
A radial biphasic model for local cellmatrix mechanics in articular cartilage.
Mansoor A Haider*, Dept. of Mathematics, North Carolina State University
(98474116) 
3:15 p.m.
A $\delta$function model of facets.
Tinghui Xin, LSU
Harris Wong*, LSU
(98434162) 
3:45 p.m.
Micromechanics of Random Structure Composites.
V A Buryachenko*, University of Dayton Research Institute
(9843552) 
4:15 p.m.
Thermodynamic Framework for Coupling of Viscoplasticity and Viscodamage for Dynamic Localization Problems Using Gradient Theory.
Rashid K. Abu AlRub*, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
George Z. Voyiadjis, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
(98474207) 
4:45 p.m.
A differential scheme for effective thermoelastic properties of multiphase composite materials.
Vladimir Vinogradov*, University of Utah
(98474262)

2:15 p.m.

Friday March 14, 2003, 2:15 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Arrangements in Topology and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 226, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Daniel C. Cohen, Louisiana State University cohen@math.lsu.edu
Alexander I. Suciu, Northeastern University alexsuciu@neu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Projective line complexes and resonance varieties.
Michael J. Falk*, Northern Arizona University
(98451199) 
2:55 p.m.
Equivariant Euler characteristics of Milnor fibres of reflection arrangements.
Graham Denham*, University of Western Ontario
Nicole Lemire, University of Western Ontario
(98420237) 
3:35 p.m.
Graded Hecke Algebras.
Anne V Shepler*, University of North Texas
Arun Ram, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(98420202) 
4:15 p.m.
Some combinatorics of OrlikSolomon algebras.
David Forge*, lri  orsay
(98405217)

2:15 p.m.

Friday March 14, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, I
Room 203, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
James B. Coykendall, North Dakota State University Jim.Coykendall@ndsu.nodak.edu
Bernadette Mullins, Birmingham State College bmullins@panther.bsc.edu

2:15 p.m.
Finite representation type and directsum cancellation.
Ryan Karr*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(98413193) 
2:45 p.m.
A Characterization of Valuation Domains via mCanonical Ideals.
Ayman R Badawi*, Birzeit University, West Bank
(9841351) 
3:15 p.m.
RatliffRush closure of $(x,y)$primary ideals in $K[x,y]$.
David C. Lantz*, Colgate University
(98413180) 
3:45 p.m.
The Mori property in rings with zero divisors, I.V.
Thomas G Lucas*, University of North Carolina Charlotte
(9841381) 
4:15 p.m.
The halffactorial property and domains of the form A+XB[X].
James Coykendall, North Dakota State University, Fargo
Tiberiu Dumitrescu, Universitatea Bucuresti, Bucharest
Muhammad Zafrullah*, Idaho State University, Pocatello
(98413161) 
4:45 p.m.
Generalized Notions of Closure.
Jim Coykendall, North Dakota State University
Tridib Dutta*, North Dakota State University
(9841342)

2:15 p.m.

Friday March 14, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets, and Tomography, I
Room 211, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Gestur Olafsson, Louisiana State University olafsson@math.lsu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Generalized Multiresolution Analyses, a New Look.
Lawrence W. Baggett*, University of Colorado
(9844385) 
2:45 p.m.
Wavelet representations and the Ruelle transfer operator.
Dorine Ervin Dutkay*, The University of Iowa
(98443127) 
3:15 p.m.
Nonseparable Radial Frame Multiresolution Analysis in Multidimensions.
M Papadakis*, University of Houston
G Gogoshin, University of Houston
I A Kakadiaris, Universiy of Houston
D J Kouri, University of Houston
D K Hoffman, University of Houston
(9844276) 
3:45 p.m.
Affine Frames, GMRA's, and the Canonical Dual.
Marcin Bownik*, University of Michigan
Eric Weber, Univeristy Of Wyoming
(98442152) 
4:15 p.m.
Multiscale Structures and Coxeter Groups.
Peter R Massopust*, Varco Inc.
(98442221) 
4:45 p.m.
Orthogonality relations for wavelets and for fractals.
Palle E. T. Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(9844272)

2:15 p.m.

Friday March 14, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Matroids, I
Room 213, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Bogdan S. Oporowski, Louisiana State University bogdan@math.lsu.edu
James G. Oxley, Louisiana State University oxley@math.lsu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Matroid Minors.
Geoff Whittle*, Victoria University of Wellington
(98405122) 
3:15 p.m.
Extending the chromatic number to matrices, matroids and oriented matroids.
Laura Chavez, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
Luis A Goddyn*, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
(98405196) 
3:45 p.m.
Distribution of contractible elements in 2connected and 3connected matroids.
Haidong Wu*, University of Mississippi
(98405204) 
4:15 p.m.
Some results on representability of matroids.
Sandra R Kingan*, Penn State Harrisburg
(98405220) 
4:45 p.m.
An extremal result for a class of binary matroids.
Hongxun Qin*, The Ohio State University
Xiangqian Zhou, The Ohio State University
(98405153)

2:15 p.m.

Friday March 14, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on Induced Representations: Connections to Graphs, Number Theory, Geometry, I
Room 215, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
J. William Hoffman, Louisiana State University hoffman@math.lsu.edu
Robert V. Perlis, Louisiana State University perlis@math.lsu.edu
Neal W. Stoltzfus, Louisiana State University stoltz@math.lsu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Ihara's Zeta Function: An Encounter Between Number Theory and Graph Theory.
Audrey A. Terras*, U.C.S.D.
(9841174) 
3:15 p.m.
A Brief Survey of Zeta Functions in Knot Theory.
XiaoSong Lin*, University of California, Riverside
(98457170) 
4:15 p.m.
Bartholdi zeta functions of graph coverings.
Hirobumi Mizuno, Department of Electronics and Computer Science, Meisei University, Japan
Iwao Sato*, Oyama National College of Technology, Japan
(98411226)

2:15 p.m.

Friday March 14, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology, I
Room 225, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Oliver T. Dasbach, Louisiana State University kasten@math.lsu.edu
Patrick M. Gilmer, Louisiana State University gilmer@math.lsu.edu
Richard A. Litherland, Louisiana State University lither@math.lsu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Kauffman bracket skein module of quaternionic space.
John M Harris*, Louisiana State University
(98457212) 
2:45 p.m.
Skein algebras modulo commutators.
Michael McLendon*, Washington College
(98457242) 
3:15 p.m.
The structure of the rational knot concordance group.
Jae Choon Cha*, Indiana University
(98457142) 
3:45 p.m.
Automorphisms of the Torelli Group in genus > 2.
John D McCarthy, Michigan State University
William R Vautaw*, Southeastern Louisiana University
(9845790) 
4:15 p.m.
the YangMills Measure in the Kauffman Skein Module.
Jianyuan K. Zhong*, Louisiana Tech University
(98457177) 
4:45 p.m.
Invariants of Knots and Knotted Surfaces.
J Scott Carter*, Univ. of South Alabama
(98455179)

2:15 p.m.

Friday March 14, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Techniques in Musical Analysis, I
Room 120, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Judith L. Baxter, University of Illinois at Chicago baxter@uic.edu
Robert Peck, Louisiana State University rpeck@lsu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Opening Remarks: Dean Ronald Ross, College of Music and Dramatic Arts, Lousiana State University 
2:20 p.m.
Introduction to the Special Session: An Overview of Mathematical Techniques in Musical Analysis.
Robert W. Peck*, Louisiana State University
(98400110) 
2:50 p.m.
The Impossible Coin Toss.
Stephen Soderberg*, Library of Congress
(9842063) 
3:25 p.m.
Dinner Tables, the Ising Model, and the Piano Keyboard.
Jack M Douthett*, TVI Community College
(9840613) 
4:00 p.m.
Minimal Description Length: An InformationTheoretic Approach to Music Model Building.
Panayotis Mavromatis*, Eastman School of Music
(98460261) 
4:35 p.m.
Tessellating the Chromatic.
Jonathan Wild*, Harvard University
(98400190)

2:15 p.m.

Friday March 14, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Applications, I
Room 220, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
H.H. Kuo, Louisiana State University kuo@math.lsu.edu
P. Sundar, Louisiana State University sundar@math.lsu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Functionals of innovations for some random fields.
Takeyuki Hida*, Meijo University
(98460268) 
3:15 p.m.
Complex It\^{o} Formulas.
Mylan Redfern*, University of Southern Mississippi
(9846058) 
3:45 p.m.
An infinite dimensional stochastic process and the Levy Laplacian acting on WNDvalued functions.
Kimiaki Saito*, Meijo University
(98460269) 
4:15 p.m.
A H\"{o}lder inequality for holomorphic functions.
Aurel Iulian Stan*, University of Rochester
(98432113) 
4:45 p.m.
Biorthogonal Decompositions of linear operators in nonGaussian White Noise Analysis.
Eugene Yablonsky*, Ohio State University
(98481257)

2:15 p.m.

Friday March 14, 2003, 2:15 p.m.4:35 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastics, Quantization, and SegalBargmann Analysis, I
Room 228, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Bruce K. Driver, University of California San Diego driver@euclid.ucsd.edu
Brian C. Hall, University of Notre Dame bhall@darwin.helios.nd.edu
Jeffrey J. Mitchell, Baylor University Jeffrey_Mitchell@baylor.edu

2:15 p.m.
Holomorphic Dirichlet forms on complex hyperbolic space.
Leonard Gross*, Cornell University
Zhongmin Qian, CNRS, Toulouse, France
(98458103) 
2:45 p.m.
Strong Hypercontractivity in Holomorphic Clifford Algebras.
Todd Kemp*, Cornell University
(9844653) 
3:15 p.m.
Entropy inequalities on $S^n$.
Eric A Carlen*, Ga Tech
(98446230) 
3:45 p.m.
Relativistic "SegalBargmann" Representations.
Gerald Kaiser*, Virginia Center for Signals and Waves
(9848133) 
4:15 p.m.
A semigroupbased modification of coherent states providing a pseudodiagonal representation for operators in a deformed antinormal order.
Bernhard G Bodmann*, Princeton University
JeanPierre Gazeau, Universite Paris 7Denis Diderot
(9848148)

2:15 p.m.

Friday March 14, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on QSeries in Number Theory and Combinatorics, I
Room 210, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of South Florida ismail@math.usf.edu
Stephen C. Milne, The Ohio State University milne@math.ohiostate.edu

2:15 p.m.
A quadruple product extension of Jacobi's triple product identity.
Krishnaswami Alladi*, University of Florida
Alexander Berkovich, University of Florida
(9841186) 
2:45 p.m.
Combinatorial proof of Ramanujan's $_1 \psi_1$ summation.
Ae Ja Yee*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(98405224) 
3:15 p.m.
A characterization of the $q$Racah polynomials.
Paul M Terwilliger*, University of Wisconsin
(98433249) 
3:45 p.m.
Generalization of a Theorem of Bochner.
Mourad E.H. Ismail*, University of South Florida
(98433267) 
4:15 p.m.
EkhadZeilberger identities and their multisum analogs.
Alexander Berkovich, University of Florida
Frank G Garvan*, University of Florida
(98405125) 
4:45 p.m.
Discussion

2:15 p.m.

Friday March 14, 2003, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, I
Room 116, Tureaud Hall

2:15 p.m.
Game Coloring of Trees.
Nassim Sohaee*, University of Texas at Arlington
(98405108) 
2:30 p.m.
Commutative Periodic Semigroups with the Ideal Retraction Property.
Karen D. Aucoin*, McNeese State University
Jill A. Dumesnil, Stephen F. Austin University
John A. Hildebrant, Louisiana State University
(98420111) 
3:00 p.m.
Solving Differential Equations Using Special Functions.
Gary Childs*, University of North Alabama
(9843421) 
3:30 p.m.
Set theoretic proof for the Jordan curve theorem.
Avery S Zoch*, Atlas Distributions
(9845422) 
3:45 p.m.
Knots in the Cubic Lattice.
Marta A Kobiela*, Texas A&M University
(9845520) 
4:00 p.m.
Unique Prime Decompositions of Pairs of Solid Tori.
James R. Bozeman*, Lyndon State College
(98457200)

2:15 p.m.

Friday March 14, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Number Theory and KTheory, I
Room 206, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Jurgen Hurrelbrink, Louisiana State University jurgen@math.lsu.edu
Jorge F. Morales, Louisiana State University morales@math.lsu.edu
Robert Osburn, McMaster University osburnr@math.mcmaster.ca

2:30 p.m.
Euclidean Minima of Algebraic Number Fields.
Eva Bayer Fluckiger*, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
(98411197) 
3:15 p.m.
Genus formulae for higher \'etale $K$theory groups.
Abbas Movahhedi*, Universit\'e de Limoges
(98411145) 
4:00 p.m.
New Ramification Breaks and Local, Additive Galois Structure.
Nigel P. Byott, University of Exeter
G. Griffith Elder*, University of Nebraska at Omaha
(98411252) 
4:45 p.m.
Partial Sums of Multiple Zeta Series.
Jianqiang Zhao*, University of Pennsylvania
(98411154)

2:30 p.m.