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2003 Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting
Baton Rouge, LA, March 1416, 2003
Meeting #984
Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS
bryant@math.fsu.edu
Saturday March 15, 2003

Saturday March 15, 2003, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Outside Room 201, Tureaud Hall

Saturday March 15, 2003, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 201, Tureaud Hall

Saturday March 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applied Mathematics and Materials Science, II
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

8:00 a.m.
Phase field method in Optimal Design.
Blaise A Bourdin*, Louisiana State University
Antonin Chambolle, Université Paris Dauphine
(98449186)

8:30 a.m.
Symmetries and bifurcations in minmax problem of robust optimal design.
Elena Cherkaev*, University of Utah
Andrej Cherkaev, University of Utah
(98449206)

9:00 a.m.
Microstructure Sensitive Design For Two Phase Structures Using Two Point Correlation Functions.
Hamid Garmestani*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Hamid Garmestani, Georgia Institute of Technology
Brent Adams, BYU
(9846045)

9:30 a.m.
Imaging in random media.
Liliana Borcea*, Rice University
George Papanicolaou, Stanford University
Chrysoula Tsogka, CNRS Marseille
(9843546)

10:00 a.m.
An inverse problem for the stationary transport equation in the presence of a Riemannian metric.
Stephen R McDowall*, Western Washington University
(98435134)

10:30 a.m.
Optimization of Resonances in Photonic Crystals. Preliminary Report.
Stephen Shipman*, Louisiana State University
Robert Lipton, Louisiana State University
Stephanos Venakides, Duke University
(98449139)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, II
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

8:00 a.m.
Factorization Properties in Block Monoids Formed by AllDivisor Subsets of a Cyclic Group.
William W Smith*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(9841360)

8:30 a.m.
The class group of a monoid domain.
David F Anderson*, Mathematics Department
Gyu Whan Chang, Mathematics Department
(98413109)

9:00 a.m.
Full and Asymptotic Elasticity in Atomic Integral Domains and Monoids.
Scott T. Chapman*, Trinity University
(9841359)

9:30 a.m.
Units, primes, and generalizations of factorial domains.
P. Malcolmson, Wayne State University
F. Okoh*, Wayne State University
(9841317)

10:00 a.m.
When are associates unit multiples?
Daniel D Anderson*, The University of Iowa
(9841341)

10:30 a.m.
GCDsets in integarl domains II.
Jeanam Park*, Department of Mathematics, Inha University
Gyuwhan Chang, Department of Mathematics, Incheon University
(98413144)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets, and Tomography, II
Room 211, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Gestur Olafsson, Louisiana State University olafsson@math.lsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
A physical interpretation for finite tight frames.
Peter G. Casazza*, University of Missouri
M. Fickus, Cornell University
Jelena Kovacevic, Bell Labs
Manuel T. Leon, University of Missouri
Janet Crandell Tremain, University of Missouri
(9841532)

8:30 a.m.
Bracket Products for WeylHeisenberg (Gabor) Frames.
Pete G Casazza, University of Missouri
Mark C Lammers*, Western Washington University
(98446258)

9:00 a.m.
Wave packet densities.
Wojciech Czaja, University of Maryland, College Park and University of Wroclaw
Gitta Kutyniok, Universitat Paderborn
Darrin Speegle*, Saint Louis University
(98442191)

9:30 a.m.
Connectivity for tight frame Gabor systems with rational lattices.
Edward N. Wilson*, Washington University in St. Louis
Demetrio Labate, Washington University in St. Louis
(9844293)

10:00 a.m.
Characterization of Functional Gabor Frame Multiplers.
Deguang Han*, University of Central Florida
(9844262)

10:30 a.m.
A frameRiesz basic sequence duality result for wavelet sets.
Radu V Balan*, Siemens Corporate Research
(9844025)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Matroids, II
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

8:00 a.m.
Splitter theorems for 4regular graphs.
Guoli Ding, Louisiana State University
Jinko Kanno*, Louisiana State University
(9840569)

8:30 a.m.
The class of binary matroids with no $M(K_{3,3})$, $M(K_{5})$, $M^{*}(K_{3,3})$, or $M^{*}(M(K_{5})$minors.
Xiangqian Zhou*, Ohio State University
Hongxun Qin, Ohio State University
(98405141)

9:00 a.m.
Flow and coloring duality of imbedded graphs and signed graphs.
Daniel C Slilaty*, Wright State University
(98405188)

9:30 a.m.
Largest Circuits and Cocircuits in Graphs an Matroids.
Nolan McMurray, The University of Mississippi
Talmage J Reid*, The University of Mississippi
Bing Wei, The University of Mississippi
Haidong Wu, The University of Mississippi
(98405133)

10:00 a.m.
Circumference of 3connected graphs.
Xingxing Yu*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Guantao Chen, Georgia State University
Laura Sheppardson, Georgia Tech
Wenan Zang, University of Hong Kong
(98405128)

10:30 a.m.
$K_{3,k}$ Minors in Large $7$Connected Graphs.
Thomas Boehme, Technische Universitat, Ilmenau
John Maharry*, The Ohio State University
Bojan Mohar, University of Ljubljana
(9840557)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Induced Representations: Connections to Graphs, Number Theory, Geometry, II
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

8:00 a.m.
Constructing Gassmann triples.
Patricia Beaulieu*, University of Louisiana, Lafayette
(98420239)

8:30 a.m.
Beaulieu's construction over a field of arbitrary characteristic.
Benjamin Thomas Webster*, University of California, Berkeley
(98420259)

9:30 a.m.
Siegel Poles of Covering Graph Zeta Functions.
Harold M. Stark*, U.C.S.D.
(9841173)

10:30 a.m.
Zeta functions and Isospectrality of Regular Graphs.
Robert Perlis*, Louisiana State University
Aubi Mellein, Cal State San Marcos
(98453236)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology, II
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

8:00 a.m.
Idempotents in the Temperley Lieb Algebra, Meanders and Their Generalizations.
Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(98457244)

8:30 a.m.
Normal Surfaces and Quantum Invariants.
Charles D Frohman*, The University of Iowa
Joanna M KaniaBartozysnka, Boise State University
(9845783)

9:00 a.m.
Quantum invariants away from roots of unity.
Charles D Frohman, University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, Boise State University
(9845771)

9:30 a.m.
Small 3manifolds of large genus.
Ian Agol*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(98457254)

10:00 a.m.
Virtual Crossing Realization.
Victor Samuel Nelson*, Whittier College
(9845779)

10:30 a.m.
Factorization of the multivariable Conway invariant via the Kontsevich integral.
Gregor Masbaum, University of Paris 7
Arkady Vaintrob*, University of Oregon
(98457209)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Techniques in Musical Analysis, II
Room 120, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Judith L. Baxter, University of Illinois at Chicago baxter@uic.edu
Robert Peck, Louisiana State University rpeck@lsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
A Mathematical Model for Tone Apperception.
Thomas Noll*, Technical University of Berlin
(98422218)

8:40 a.m.
Structural and Transformational Properties of AllInterval Tetrachords.
Adrian P Childs*, University of Georgia
(98400205)

9:15 a.m.
Continuous functions and musical spaces.
Clifton D Callender*, Florida State University
(98400260)

9:50 a.m.
Number Theory and Music Theory: Recent Extensions in Music Theory of the Three Gap Theorem.
David L. Clampitt*, Yale University
(9841127)

10:25 a.m.
The Coherence Index in WellFormed and PairWise WellFormed Scales.
Norman A Carey*, Eastman School of Music
(98411241)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Applications, II
Room 220, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
H.H. Kuo, Louisiana State University kuo@math.lsu.edu
P. Sundar, Louisiana State University sundar@math.lsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discussion

9:00 a.m.
Martingales from Fractional Brownian Motion.
Tyrone E. Duncan*, University of Kansas
(9846082)

9:30 a.m.
Central Limit Theorem for Diffusion Processes in Discontinuous Drift with Small Pertabation.
TzuuShuh Chiang*, Institute of Mathematics, Academia Sinica
ShuennJyi Sheu, Institute of Mathematics,Academia Sinica
(9846096)

10:00 a.m.
Stochastic vorticity approach to fluid dynamics.
Anna Amirdjanova*, University of Michigan
(9846066)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

Saturday March 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Asymptotic Analysis, Stability, and Generalized Functions, I
Room 103, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Ricardo Estrada, Louisiana State University restrada@math.lsu.edu
Frank Neubrander, Louisiana State University neubrand@math.lsu.edu
Gunter Lumer, University of MonsHainaut

8:00 a.m.
Implications of Spectral Asymptotics for Quantum Vacuum Energy.
Stephen A. Fulling*, Texas A&M University
(9848154)

8:30 a.m.
Linear continuous extension operators for Gevrey classes on polysectors.
Javier Sanz*, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain
(98441140)

9:00 a.m.
Weighted norm bounds and distribution solutions to Schr\"odinger type equations.
Peer C. Kunstmann*, Mathematisches Institut I, Universitaet Karlsruhe
(98447146)

9:30 a.m.
A generalization of the residue formula.
Ricardo Estrada*, Louisiana State University
(98446233)

10:00 a.m.
Functional determinants by contour integration methods.
Klaus Kirsten*, Baylor University
Alan McKane, University of Manchester
(98458159)

10:30 a.m.
Perturbation theorems for $\alpha$times integrated semigroups.
Cornelia Kaiser*, University of South Carolina
(98447129)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on QSeries in Number Theory and Combinatorics, II
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

8:00 a.m.
Ramanujan and Cranks.
Bruce C. Berndt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(9841168)

8:30 a.m.
Cranks and Dissections in Ramanujan's Lost Notebook.
Bruce C Berndt, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Heng Huat Chan, National University of Singapore
Song Heng Chan*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
WenChin Liaw, National Chung Cheng University
(98433121)

9:00 a.m.
Partition Identities and a Theorem of Zagier.
Karl E Mahlburg*, University of WisconsinMadison
Jayce Getz, Harvard University
(98411184)

9:30 a.m.
A Combintorial Proof of a Partition Identity of Andrews and Stanley.
Andrew V Sills*, Penn State University
(98405102)

10:00 a.m.
New positivity preserving qbinomial transformations.
Alexander Berkovich*, University of Florida
Ole Warnaar, University of Melbourne
(98411210)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

Saturday March 15, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastics, Quantization, and SegalBargmann Analysis, II
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

8:30 a.m.
Heat Semigroup dominations for manifolds with boundary.
Elton P Hsu*, Northwestern University
(98460240)

9:00 a.m.
Discrete Loewner Evolution.
Robert O Bauer*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(9846064)

9:30 a.m.
A Rotationary Picard Iteration for Flows Associated with Tangent Processes.
Yaozhong Hu*, University of Kansas
(98460120)

10:00 a.m.
Stochastic Averaging or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love PDE's.
Richard B Sowers*, University of Illinois
(98460126)

10:30 a.m.
Stochastic differential equations on noncommutative $L^2$spaces.
Maria Gordina*, University of Connecticut
(98460181)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Role of Mathematics Departments in Secondary Education, I
Room 116, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
James J. Madden, Louisiana State University madden@math.lsu.edu
Frank Neubrander, Louisiana State University neubrand@math.lsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Teachers' Mathematics and Mathematics Courses for High School Teachers.
Zalman Usiskin*, The University of Chicago
(98497183)

9:00 a.m.
PROMYS for TEACHERS: Bringing the Spirit of Exploration to the Classroom.
Glenn H Stevens*, Boston University
(98497243)

9:30 a.m.
Advanced Mathematics Educational Support.
Bill Hopkins*, The University of Texas at Austin
(9849777)

10:00 a.m.
Exploring Proportionality through Measurement and Geometry with Secondary Mathematics Education Majors.
Maribeth E Olberding*, New Mexico State University
(98497214)

10:30 a.m.
Maple Computing in the Undergraduate Curriculum.
Mylan Redfern*, University of Southern Mississippi
(9849767)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 8:45 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Number Theory and KTheory, II
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

8:45 a.m.
Exotic Steinberg Symbols on Number Fields.
Kevin Hutchinson*, University College, Dublin
(9841175)

9:30 a.m.
A New Method for Computating Logarithmic Class Groups.
Florence SorianoGafiuk*, Universit\'e de Metz
(98419231)

10:15 a.m.
An Application of Algorithmic Methods from Number Theory to the Computation of Logarithmic Class Groups.
Michael E Pohst*, Technische Universit\"at Berlin
(98411223)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arrangements in Topology and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 226, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Daniel C. Cohen, Louisiana State University cohen@math.lsu.edu
Alexander I. Suciu, Northeastern University alexsuciu@neu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Cell structures for arrangements.
Richard Randell*, University of Iowa
(98457225)

9:40 a.m.
Completions of braid groups.
Kevin P Knudson*, Mississippi State University
(98420132)

10:20 a.m.
Chow groups on complements of arrangements; a first step.
KarlDieter S. Crisman*, University of Chicago
(98414185)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Heat equations on loop groups.
Dodson Auditorium, Dodson
Bruce K. Driver*, University of California San Diego
(9846002)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Evaluation representations, Drinfeld polynomials and Bethe's ansatz.
Dodson Auditorium, Dodson
Barry M. McCoy*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(9848204)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Number Theory and KTheory, III
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.
Cyclic polynomials and the multiplication matrices of their roots.
Francisco Thaine*, Concordia University
(9841140)

3:15 p.m.
On the $K$theory of elliptic curves.
Kevin P Knudson*, Mississippi State University
(98419107)

4:00 p.m.
Elements of Prime Power Order in $K_2 \Bbb Q$.
Hourong Qin*, Nanjing, P. R. China
Qunsheng Zhu, Nanjing, P.R.China
(98419216)

4:45 p.m.
Ambiguous ideal classes in metacyclic extensions.
Franz Lemmermeyer*, CSU San Marcos, CA
(98411168)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Applied Mathematics and Materials Science, III
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

2:30 p.m.
A Direct Solution of an IntegroDifferential Equation in Remote Sensing.
Mohsen Razzaghi*, Mississippi State University
Seth Oppenheimer, Mississippi State University
(9844118)

3:00 p.m.
Boundary Correctors for Periodic Media.
S Moskow*, University of Florida
M. Vogelius, Rutgers University
E. Bonnetier, Institut d'Informatique et Mathematiques Appliquees de Grenoble
(98435229)

3:30 p.m.
Wave propagation in structures from bistable elements.
Andrej Cherkaev*, University of Utah
Elena Cherkaev, University of Utah
Leonid I Slepyan, Tel Aviv University
(98474194)

4:00 p.m.
An adaptive method for coupled continuummolecular simulation of crack propagation in solids.
Sorin M Mitran*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(9847070)

4:30 p.m.
Systems of functionaldifference equations in electromagnetic scattering theory.
Yuri A. Antipov*, Department of Mathematics, Louisiana State University
Vassili V. Silvestrov, Department of Mathematics, Chuvash State University
(98430160)

5:00 p.m.
Numerical Computation of Wave Propagation through Dynamic Materials.
Suzanne L. Weekes*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
(98465131)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on Arrangements in Topology and Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 226, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Daniel C. Cohen, Louisiana State University cohen@math.lsu.edu
Alexander I. Suciu, Northeastern University alexsuciu@neu.edu

2:30 p.m.
SeibergWitten invariants and surface singularities.
Andras Nemethi*, Ohio State University
(98414192)

3:10 p.m.
Modular transformations of the elliptic hypergeometric functions, Macdonald polynomials, and the shift operator.
Laura J. Stevens*, UNC Chapel Hill
(98433251)

3:50 p.m.
Mock reflection groups and blowups of real hyperplane arrangements.
Michael Davis, The Ohio State University
Tadeusz Januszkiewicz, Wroclaw University
Richard A Scott*, Santa Clara University
(98457155)

4:30 p.m.
Associahedra in Tori and Projective Spaces.
Satyan L Devadoss*, Williams College
(9841449)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, III
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

2:30 p.m.
Goingdown Implies Generalized Goingdown.
David E. Dobbs, The University of Tennessee
Andrew J. Hetzel*, The University of Tennessee
(9841307)

3:00 p.m.
On a fieldtheoretic invariant for extensions of commutative rings.
David E. Dobbs*, University of Tennessee
Bernadette Mullins, BirminghamSouthern College
(9841301)

3:30 p.m.
Absolutely integral ring homomorphisms.
Gabriel Picavet*, University B. Pascal
(9841397)

4:00 p.m.
Generating ideals in pullbacks.
Evan Houston*, UNC Charlotte
(9841365)

4:30 p.m.
Seminormal CohenKaplansky domains and diophantine equations.
Martine PicavetL'Hermitte*, University B. Pascal
Abdallah Badra, University B. Pascal
(9841398)

5:00 p.m.
PrimeProducing Polunomials II.
Joe L. Mott*, Florida State University
Kermit Rose, Florida State University
(98411270)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets, and Tomography, III
Room 211, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Gestur Olafsson, Louisiana State University olafsson@math.lsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Complex analysis in some tomographic problems.
Peter Kuchment*, Texas A&M University
Leonid Kunyansky, University of Arizona
(98444138)

3:00 p.m.
Physical wavelets and their extendeddelta source distributions.
Gerald Kaiser*, Virginia Center for Signals and Waves
(9847834)

3:30 p.m.
Wavelet analysis of soliton solutions of nonlinear partial differential equations.
Andrei Ludu*, Northwestern State University
(98443198)

4:00 p.m.
Practical and mathematical problems in Limited Data Tomography.
Eric Todd Quinto*, Tufts University
(9849237)

4:30 p.m.
Orthogonal Frames of Translates.
Eric S Weber*, University of Wyoming
(98442100)

5:00 p.m.
Applications to a unified theory of reproducing systems.
Guido Weiss*, Washington University, St. Louis
(98442118)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Matroids, III
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

2:30 p.m.
The Strong Perfect Graph Theorem.
M. Chudnovsky, Princeton University
N. Robertson, Ohio State University
P. Seymour, Princeton University
R. Thomas*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(98405123)

3:30 p.m.
Forbidden Subgraphs and Bounds on the Size of a Maximum Matching.
Michael D. Plummer*, Vanderbilt University
Akira Saito, Nihon University
(98405136)

4:00 p.m.
Cycle spectra in graphs.
Tristan MJ Denley*, University of Mississippi
(98405232)

4:30 p.m.
Generating rregular graphs.
Guoli Ding*, LSU
Peter Chen, LSU
(98405114)

5:00 p.m.
Constructing Trees in Graphs whose Complement has no $K_{2,s}$.
Edward Dobson*, Mississippi State University
(98405235)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Special Session on Induced Representations: Connections to Graphs, Number Theory, Geometry, III
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

2:30 p.m.
Cohomological Mackey functors and applications.
Robert Boltje*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(98418150)

3:30 p.m.
Geometric zeta functions for padic groups.
Anton H Deitmar*, University of EXETER
(9841155)

4:30 p.m.
On Ramanujan hypergraphs.
WenChing Winnie Li*, Pennsylvania State University
(98422149)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology, III
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

2:30 p.m.
On the colored Jones polynomial of twist knots.
Gregor Masbaum*, CNRS, Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu
(9845787)

3:00 p.m.
Links with the same quantum invariants.
Yongwu Rong*, George Washington University
(98457189)

3:30 p.m.
On the bridge number of knot diagrams with minimal crossings.
JaeWook Chung*, University of California, Riverside
XiaoSong Lin, University of California, Riverside
(98457187)

4:00 p.m.
Zeros of the Jones Polynomial.
XiaoSong Lin*, University of California, Riverside
(98457169)

4:30 p.m.
Generalized Blanchfield Linking Forms for Knots and 3Manifolds.
Connie Leidy*, Rice University
(98457250)

5:00 p.m.
Virtual Betti Numbers of 3Manifolds.
Tim D. Cochran*, Rice University
Joseph Masters, Rice University
(98457248)

5:30 p.m.
Edge slopes for knots and links.
William Jaco*, Oklahoma State University
(98457271)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Techniques in Musical Analysis, III
Room 120, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Judith L. Baxter, University of Illinois at Chicago baxter@uic.edu
Robert Peck, Louisiana State University rpeck@lsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Principles for Reducing LPR Sentences to Canonical Form.
Richard Cohn*, University of Chicago
(98443112)

3:40 p.m.
An Algebraic Classification of Contextually Defined Musical Inversions.
Jonathan H Kochavi*, SUNY Buffalo
(9842084)

4:15 p.m.
Uniform Triadic Transformations: A Wreath Product in Music Theory.
Julian L Hook*, Penn State University
(9842061)

4:50 p.m.
Notions of Equivalence and Similarity in Atonal Music Theory.
Michael H. Buchler*, Florida State University
(9840078)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Applications, III
Room 220, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
H.H. Kuo, Louisiana State University kuo@math.lsu.edu
P. Sundar, Louisiana State University sundar@math.lsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Topics in classical Fourier Analysis.
Mark A Pinsky*, Northwestern University
(98442201)

3:30 p.m.
Discussion

4:30 p.m.
Quantum Decomposition and Spectral Analysis of Large Graphs.
Nobuaki Obata*, Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University
(98460215)

5:00 p.m.
Splitting formula for the NSchr\"odinger algebra and applications to Brownian motion on the Heisenberg group.
Philip Feinsilver*, Southern Illinois University
Gyula Pap, Lajos Kossuth University
(98460228)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday March 15, 2003, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastics, Quantization, and SegalBargmann Analysis, III
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

2:30 p.m.
Coherent states and bounded cohomology.
Bent \O{}rsted*, IMADA, SDU, Denmark
(9842280)

3:00 p.m.
The SegalBargmann transform for certain noncompact symmetric spaces.
Brian C. Hall*, Notre Dame
Jeffrey J. Mitchell, Baylor University
(9848136)

3:30 p.m.
The SegalBargmann transform on a symmetric space of noncompact type.
Matthew B. Stenzel*, Ohio State University, Newark
(98458167)

4:00 p.m.
SegalBargmann transform of smooth functions on a compact group.
Brian C. Hall, University of Notre Dame
Wicharn Lewkeeratiyutkul*, Chulalongkorn University
(98422106)

4:30 p.m.
The Bargmann transform and regularization of the Kepler problem.
Carlos VillegasBlas*, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
(9848192)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Asymptotic Analysis, Stability, and Generalized Functions, II
Room 103, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Ricardo Estrada, Louisiana State University restrada@math.lsu.edu
Frank Neubrander, Louisiana State University neubrand@math.lsu.edu
Gunter Lumer, University of MonsHainaut

2:30 p.m.
New interpretations of Boehmians.
Jozef Burzyk, Technical University of Silesia
Piotr Mikusinski*, University of Central Florida
(9844447)

3:00 p.m.
Asymptotic Analysis and RBoundedness.
Lutz Weis*, Department of Mathematics, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
(98446135)

3:30 p.m.
Decovolution Problems and Number theory.
SoonYeong Chung*, Professor/ Sogang University (Visiting Prof. of Un
(98442130)

4:00 p.m.
Infinite Infrared Regularization in Krein Spaces.
Andreas U. Schmidt*, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universit\"at, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
(98446172)

4:30 p.m.
On the regularization of timediscretization methods for evolution equations.
Frank Neubrander*, Louisiana State University
(98465213)

5:00 p.m.
Admissibility of function spaces with respect to equation $Bu'(t)=Au(t) +f(t)$.
Lan Thanh Nguyen*, Western Kentucky University
(9843419)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on QSeries in Number Theory and Combinatorics, III
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

2:30 p.m.
A generalized polygamma function.
Victor H Moll*, Tulane University
Olivier Espinosa, Universidad Santa Maria
(9843335)

3:00 p.m.
Reduction formulas for KarlssonMinton type hypergeometric functions.
Hjalmar Rosengren*, Chalmers University, Sweden
(98433147)

3:30 p.m.
New formulas for Ramanujan's tau function and other classical cusp forms.
Stephen C Milne*, The Ohio State University
(98411264)

4:00 p.m.
Four Identities Related to Third Order Mock Theta Functions in the Lost Notebook.
Hamza Yesilyurt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(9843306)

4:30 p.m.
Certain Consequences of $BC_n$ Bailey Transform and Bailey Lemma.
Hasan Coskun*, Texas A&M University
(9843309)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on The Role of Mathematics Departments in Secondary Education, II
Room 116, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
James J. Madden, Louisiana State University madden@math.lsu.edu
Frank Neubrander, Louisiana State University neubrand@math.lsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.
Or Vice Versa: The Role of Secondary Mathematics Teacher Education in a Mathematics Department.
Katherine Pedersen*, Southeastern Louisiana University
(98497137)

3:30 p.m.
Preparation and Professional Development of Secondary Education Teachers.
Efraim P. Armendariz*, University of Texas at Austin
(98497238)

4:00 p.m.
Perceived Needs of Secondary Schools and Suggestions How to Meet Them.
Bernd S. W. Schroeder*, Louisiana Tech University
(9849750)

4:30 p.m.
Secondary School Teacher Preparation and K12 Outreach Programs at the Louisiana State University Department of Mathematics.
James Madden*, Louisiana State University
Frank Neubrander, Louisiana State University
(98497265)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 3:15 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, II
Room 218, Tureaud Hall

3:30 p.m.
"Follow The Valley Bottom" (FTVB). A faster special purpose algorithm minimizing generalized Rosenbrock  type functions.
Constantia Lambrinos*, University of New Mexico
(9846510)

3:45 p.m.
An Exact, Lightlike, ShockWave Solution of the Einstein Equations.
Michael B. Scott*, Kansas State University
(9848330)

4:00 p.m.
new methode for Measuring height of trees using geometry relationships.
Ramzan Ali Khorrami*, Tehran University
Manoochehr Namiranian,
(9849038)

4:15 p.m.
An integer programming solution to the problem of optimally locating radioactive waste facilities.
John Karlof*, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
(98490195)

4:30 p.m.
Some further notes on group decisionmaking in animals.
T Haller Jackson*, Shreveport, LA
(98492234)
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