AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:10:30
2003 Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting
Baton Rouge, LA, March 1416, 2003
Meeting #984
Associate secretaries: John L Bryant, AMS bryant@math.fsu.edu
Sunday March 16, 2003

Sunday March 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Number Theory and KTheory, IV
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

8:00 a.m.
Chinburg invariants and generalized quaternion groups.
Jeff Hooper*, Acadia University
(98411255) 
9:00 a.m.
Break. 
10:00 a.m.
On $k$Conjugacy Classes of Maximal Tori in SemiSimple Algebraic Groups.
Uroyoan R Walker*, University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez
(98411175) 
10:45 a.m.
Wild primes in Hilbert symbol equivalent number fields.
Marius M Somodi*, University of Northern Iowa
(9841116)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.8:25 a.m.
Special Session on Applied Mathematics and Materials Science, IV
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.
Bounds on the distribution of extreme values for the stress in composite materials.
Robert P Lipton*, Louisiana State University
(98435178)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, IV
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.
Elasticities of Krull domains with divisor class group ${\mathbb Z}_{b}$.
Karl Kattchee*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
(98413165) 
8:30 a.m.
On the Boundary Map and Overrings.
Jack L Maney*, North Dakota State University
(9841391) 
9:00 a.m.
Break. 
10:00 a.m.
Arithmetic on Free Abelian Groups.
Clifford Steven Queen*, Lehigh University
(98413151) 
10:30 a.m.
Maximal prime divisors in arithmetical rings.
Laszlo Fuchs, Tulane University
William Heinzer, Purdue University
Bruce Olberding*, New Mexico State University
(98413119) 
11:00 a.m.
Rings between the Nagata ring and the Kronecker function ring of an integral domain.
K Alan Loper*, Ohio State University  Newark
Marco Fontana, University of Rome III
(98413143) 
11:30 a.m.
Adjoint Groups of Jacobson Radical Rings.
Henry E. Heatherly*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(9841626)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets, and Tomography, IV
Room 211, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Gestur Olafsson, Louisiana State University olafsson@math.lsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Operators associated to Generalized Filter Functions.
Judith A. Packer*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(98446101) 
8:30 a.m.
Coaffine systems in $R^d$.
Brody Dylan Johnson*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(98442256) 
9:00 a.m.
Break. 
10:00 a.m.
Localization of Stability, Frame and Sampling in Fourier Domain.
Qiyu Sun*, University of Houston
(9844294) 
10:30 a.m.
Generalization of Frame Potentials (Preliminary Work).
John J Boncek*, University of Central Florida
(98443222) 
11:00 a.m.
Ellipsoidal Tight Frames in Finite and Infinite Dimensional Hilbert Spaces.
Keri Kornelson*, Texas A&M University
Ken Dykema, Texas A&M University
Dan Freeman, Guilford College
David Larson, Texas A&M Texas A&M University
Marc Ordower, Randolph Macon Woman's College
Eric Weber, University of Wyoming
(98447105)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Matroids, IV
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.
Disjoint paths in planar graphs.
Laura Sheppardson*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Xingxing Yu, Georgia Institute of Technology
(98405182) 
8:30 a.m.
The existence of separating cycles in triangulations of the double torus.
Mark N. Ellingham, Vanderbilt University
Dana L. Jennings*, Vanderbilt University
Xiaoya Zha, Middle Tennessee State University
(9840524) 
9:00 a.m.
Break. 
10:00 a.m.
Subsets of the sphere that uniquely embed in the sphere.
R. Bruce Richter*, University of Waterloo
Carsten Thomassen, Technical University of Denmark
(98457157) 
11:00 a.m.
Trades and flexible graph embeddings.
Mark N. Ellingham*, Vanderbilt University
(98405158) 
11:30 a.m.
Book Embeddings.
Robin Leigh Blankenship*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Bogdan Oporowski, Louisiana State University
(98405246)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Techniques in Musical Analysis, IV
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.
Music, Models, and the Relative Complexity of Analysis.
Richard R. Randall*, University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music
(98400227) 
8:30 a.m.
Chord Quality and General Harmony.
Ian Quinn*, University of Chicago
(98400208) 
9:00 a.m.
Break. 
10:00 a.m.
Numbers and the Western ToneSystem: Beyond Psychoacoustics.
Eytan Agmon*, BarIlan University, Israel
(9840043) 
10:40 a.m.
Some Recent Developments in Mathematics Applied to Music Theory.
John Rahn*, University of Washington, Seattle
(98401166) 
11:15 a.m.
Aspects of Saturation and Ordering in TwelveTone Music.
Robert D Morris, Eastman School of Music
Ciro G Scotto*, Eastman School of Music
(98420174)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Asymptotic Analysis, Stability, and Generalized Functions, III
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.
Rayleigh's instability of thin rods with strong circumferential surface energy anisotropy.
Wanxi Kan, LSU
Harris Wong*, LSU
(98435163) 
8:30 a.m.
On the convergence of von Neumann stable methods.
Yu Zhuang*, Texas Tech University
(9844639) 
9:00 a.m.
Break. 
10:00 a.m.
Analysis for the functions $f({\bf x})$, $\delta^{(n)}({\bf x})$, $1/r$, and $\psi({\bf x})=\int_{{\bf R}^3} \frac{{\phi({\bf y})}} { \vert {\bf x}{\bf y}\vert} d{\bf y}$.
Ram P Kanwal*, Pennsylvania State University
(98446211) 
10:30 a.m.
Polynomial asymptotic stability of evolution equations.
Andras Batkai, Eötvös Lorand University Budapest
KlausJochen Engel, University of L'Aquila
Jan Prüss, University of Halle
Roland Schnaubelt*, University of Halle
(9844799) 
11:00 a.m.
Superstability: towards (full) depletion in finite or infinite time (or protection of resources).
Guenter Lumer*, University of MonsHainaut
(98435156) 
11:30 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 16, 2003, 8:30 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Induced Representations: Connections to Graphs, Number Theory, Geometry, IV
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

8:30 a.m.
Mackey functors and Sunada's theorem.
Benjamin Thomas Webster*, University of California, Berkeley
(9845328) 
9:00 a.m.
Break. 
10:00 a.m.
Zeta functions of infinite graphs.
Bryan F Clair*, Saint Louis University
(98411164) 
11:00 a.m.
On arithmetically equivalent fields with distinct $p$class numbers.
Bart de Smit*, Universiteit Leiden
(98411247)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday March 16, 2003, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Stability analysis, PaleyWiener criteria, and related problems in materials science/ecology.
Room 103, Tureaud Hall
G\"unter Lumer*, University of MonsHainaut
(9843503) 
Sunday March 16, 2003, 10:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arrangements in Topology and Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 226, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Daniel C. Cohen, Louisiana State University cohen@math.lsu.edu
Alexander I. Suciu, Northeastern University alexsuciu@neu.edu

10:00 a.m.
GaussManin connections for arrangements.
Daniel C. Cohen, Louisiana State University
Peter Orlik*, University of WisconsinMadison
(9843289) 
10:40 a.m.
Deformations of complexified real arrangements.
KwaiMan Fan*, National Chung Cheng University
(98414115) 
11:20 a.m.
Optimal trajectories for robots in the plane.
Aaron D Abrams*, University of Georgia
(98451253)

10:00 a.m.

Sunday March 16, 2003, 10:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology, IV
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

10:00 a.m.
Epimorphisms of Knot Groups.
Daniel S Silver*, University of South Alabma
Wilbur Whitten, Forest, VA
(9845795) 
10:30 a.m.
Lifting representations of knot group commutator subgroups.
Daniel Silver, University of South Alabama
Susan Williams*, University of South Alabama
(9845788) 
11:00 a.m.
An algorithm to recognize Seifert fiber spaces.
Tao Li*, Oklahoma State University
(98457176) 
11:30 a.m.
Variety of groups of knots.
Mieczyslaw Dabkowski, GWU
Jozef H Przytycki*, GWU
(98457266)

10:00 a.m.

Sunday March 16, 2003, 10:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastics, Quantization, and SegalBargmann Analysis, IV
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

10:00 a.m.
A discrete version of the Wignervon Neumann potential.
Stephen Bruce Sontz*, Centro de Investigacion en Matematicas, A.C. (CIMAT)
Jaime Cruz Sampedro, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Hidalgo
(98481104) 
10:30 a.m.
On Hodge theory with a heat kernel weight.
Ed Bueler*, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
(98458171) 
11:00 a.m.
The Dirac Magnetic Charge Quantization Condition.
Jeffrey J Mitchell, Baylor University
Ambar N Sengupta*, Louisiana State University
(9848131) 
11:30 a.m.
The Gross isometry for homogeneous vector bundles.
Jeffrey J. Mitchell*, Baylor University
Brian C. Hall, University of Notre Dame
(98458117)

10:00 a.m.

Sunday March 16, 2003, 10:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on The Role of Mathematics Departments in Secondary Education, III
Room 116, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
James J. Madden, Louisiana State University madden@math.lsu.edu
Frank Neubrander, Louisiana State University neubrand@math.lsu.edu

10:00 a.m.
On a Master's program in Mathematics and Teaching at Texas A&M University.
Thomas Schlumprecht*, Texas A&M University
(9849756) 
10:30 a.m.
Outreach to High School Mathematics at the University of Tennessee, A Preliminary Report.
Reid M Davis*, University of Tennessee
(98497203) 
11:00 a.m.
Mathematics faculty assisting public schools in improving ACT mathematics scores.
Frank C Serio*, Northwestern St Univ of La
Stan Chadick, Northwestern St Univ of La
(98497245)

10:00 a.m.