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Spring Central Section Meeting
Athens, OH, March 2627, 2004
Meeting #995
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Saturday March 27, 2004

Saturday March 27, 2004, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
2nd Floor Lobby, Morton Hall

Saturday March 27, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in InfiniteDimensional Banach Space Theory, III
Room 219, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Beata Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrib@muohio.edu
Narcisse Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrin@muohio.edu

8:00 a.m.
Operators Determined by Subspaces.
Elizabeth M Bator*, University of North Texas
Rhonda Huettenmueller, University of North Texas
(99546212)

8:30 a.m.
Some results about Schur multipliers on the Schatten classes.
William D. Banks, University of MissouriColumbia
Asma Harcharras*, University of MissouriColumbia
(99546156)

9:00 a.m.
Examples of asymptotic symmetric structures.
M. Junge, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
D. Kutzarova*, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, currently at Univ o
E. Odell, University of Texas at Austin
(9954686)

9:30 a.m.
Spectrum of a weakly hypercyclic operator.
Vladimir G Troitsky*, University of Alberta
(99547120)

10:00 a.m.
Algebraic weighted composition operators.
Karim Boulabiar, IPEST, Universite de Carthage
Gerard Buskes, University of Mississippi
Gleb Sirotkin*, Northern Illinois University
(99546183)

10:30 a.m.
An irregularity in the class of weak Hilbert spaces.
Razvan Anisca*, Texas A&M University
(99546223)

11:00 a.m.
Partial Unconditionality in Banach Spaces.
S Dilworth, University of South Carolina
E Odell, University of Texas at Austin
T Schlumprecht, Texas A&M University
Andras Zsak*, Texas A&M University and Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge
(99546221)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 320, Morton Hall

Saturday March 27, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Equations and Control Theory, III
Room 226, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Sergiu Aizicovici, Ohio University aizicovi@math.ohiou.edu
Nicolai Pavel, Ohio University npavel@math.ohiou.edu

8:30 a.m.
Higher order necessary and sufficient conditions for optimality.
Elena Constantin*, Ohio University
(9954975)

9:00 a.m.
Estimates of the second derivatives for solutions of quasilinear subelliptic equations.
Andras Domokos*, University of Pittsburgh
(9953512)

9:30 a.m.
Genericity of Singular Behavior in Nonlinear Optimization Problems of Continuum Mechanics.
Victor J Mizel*, Dept. of Math. Sci. Carnegie Mellon
(99549207)

10:00 a.m.
Uniqueness and exact multiplicity for nonautonomous Dirichlet problems.
Philip L Korman*, University of Cincinnati
(9953541)

10:30 a.m.
TwoStep Systems for Relaxed Pseudococoercive Nonlinear Variational Inequality Problems and Related Projection Methods.
Ram Verma*, International Publications
(9954961)

11:00 a.m.
Nonlinear optimization problems and flow invariance via second order generalized tangential cones.
Nicolae H Pavel*, Ohio University
Florian Potra, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(9953438)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Theory of Rings and Modules, III
Room 115, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Nguyen Viet Dung, Ohio University nguyend2@ohiou.edu
Franco Guerriero, Ohio University guerrief@ohiou.edu
Dinh Van Huynh, Ohio University huynh@math.ohiou.edu
Pramod Kanwar, Ohio University pkanwar@math.ohiou.edu

8:30 a.m.
On Dual Krull Dimension for Modules, Lattices and Grothendieck Categories.
Mark L. Teply*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
Toma Albu, Koc University
Mihai Iosif, Bucharest University
(9951619)

9:00 a.m.
On Distributive Modules and Rings.
Miguel Ferrero*, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
Alveri Sant'Ana, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
(9951630)

9:30 a.m.
Radicals Whose Semisimple Classes Satisfy a Generalised ADS Condition.
Gary F Birkenmeier*, Department of Mathematics, University of Louisiana
(99516137)

10:00 a.m.
Associated Lie Algebras of Group Algebras.
J B Srivastava*, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (India)
(99516165)

10:30 a.m.
Some more decomposition theory of pureprojective modules.
Philipp S Rothmaler*, OSU Lima
(99516197)

11:00 a.m.
Prime elements in partially ordered groupoids with applications to module theory.
Christian Lomp*, Centro de Matematica da Universidade do Porto
(99516110)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Other Multiscale Methods and Their Applications, III
Room 223, Morton Hall
Organizers:
EnBing Lin, University of Toledo elin@math.utoledo.edu
Xiaoping Annie Shen, Ohio University shen@math.ohiou.edu

8:30 a.m.
A `maximal overlap' multiresolution analysis of $L^{2}$.
Jeff Connor, Ohio University
Xunming Du*, Great Basin College
(99543188)

9:00 a.m.
Error Analysis for Image Inpainting Problem.
Sung Ha Kang*, University of Kentucky
(99565131)

9:30 a.m.
Numerical aspects of a biorthogonal wavelet basis.
Xiaoping A. Shen*, Ohio University
(99542146)

10:00 a.m.
Dual Bases for Nonnegative Scaling Vectors on the Interval.
David K Ruch*, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Patrick J Van Fleet, University of St. Thomas
(99542219)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic and Asymptotic Aspects of Group Theory, III
Room 222, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Rostislav Grigorchuk, Texas A&M University grigorch@math.tamu.edu
Mark Sapir, Vanderbilt University msapir@math.vanderbilt.edu
Zoran Sunik, Texas A&M University sunik@math.tamu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Uniform nonamenability and Kazhdan constants.
Goulnara N. Arzhantseva*, University of Geneva
J Burillo, Universitat Polit\`ecnica de Catalunya
M Lustig, Universit\'e d'AixMarseille III
L Reeves, Universit\'e d'AixMarseille III
H Short, University de Provence
E. Ventura, Universitat Polit\`ecnica de Catalunya
(99520231)

9:00 a.m.
Aspects of growth of groups.
John S Wilson*, Oxford University
(9952087)

9:30 a.m.
Groups with isoperimetric function $n^2 \log n$.
Alexander Y Olshanskii*, Vanderbilt University
Mark V Sapir, Vanderbilt University
(99520149)

10:00 a.m.
Is there a bound on the gap between the time complexity of the word problem and the Dehn function for finitely presented groups?
Ilya Kapovich, University of Illinois
Paul Schupp*, University of Illinois
(99520227)

10:30 a.m.
Random van Kampen diagrams and algorithmic problems in groups.
Alexei Myasnikov*, McGill , Montreal
Alexander Ushakov, Graduate Center of CUNY
(99520233)

11:00 a.m.
A contextfree language of geodesic normal forms for BaumslagSolitar groups.
Murray J Elder*, University of St Andrews
(9952014)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Special Presentation
TA development using case studies: A workshop for faculty
Room 313, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Diane Hermann, University of Chicago

Saturday March 27, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Special Session on Integrable Systems in Mathematics and Physics, III
Room 227, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Michael Gekhtman, University of Notre Dame mgekhtma@darwin.helios.nd.edu
Luen Chau Li, Pennsylvania State University luenli@math.psu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Invariant theory of Killing tensors and integrable Hamiltonian systems.
Roman G. Smirnov*, Dalhousie University
(99570174)

9:30 a.m.
Commuting Differential and Integral Operators.
Milen T Yakimov*, Univ. California Santa Barbara
(99534229)

10:00 a.m.
Geometry and Dynamics of Generalized Double Bracket Flows.
Anthony M Bloch*, University of Michigan
Arieh Iserles, Cambridge University
(9953482)

10:30 a.m.
Semiclassical (zero dispersion) limit for the focusing Nonlinear Schroedinger (NLS) equation for certain class of initial data.
Alexander Tovbis*, Fields Institute / University of Central Florida
(99535232)

11:00 a.m.
Discussion

Saturday March 27, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Discrete Structures and Complex Dynamics, II
Room 318, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Mario Bonk, University of Michigan mbonk@umich.edu
Lukas Geyer, University of Michigan lgeyer@umich.edu

9:00 a.m.
Rational functions arising from finite subdivision rules.
James Cannon, Brigham Young University
William Floyd, Virginia Tech
Walter Parry*, Eastern Michigan University
(99554194)

9:30 a.m.
Harmonic Polynomials and Hubbard Trees.
Lukas Geyer*, University of Michigan
(99530215)

10:00 a.m.
Wandering triangles exist.
Alexander Blokh*, University of Alabama
Lex Oversteegen, University of Alabama
(99537170)

10:30 a.m.
A hyperbolic surface whose net is the square grid.
Lukas Geyer, The University of Michigan
Sergiy Merenkov*, The University of Michigan
(99530187)

11:00 a.m.
The split spaceatinfinity of a Gromov hyperbolic group.
James W Cannon, Brigham Young University
William J Floyd*, Virginia Tech
Sa'ar Hersonsky, Ben Gurion University
Walter R Parry, Eastern Michigan University
(99520176)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Characters, III
Room 122, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Mark Lewis, Kent State University lewis@math.kent.edu
Thomas R. Wolf, Ohio University wolf@ohiou.edu

9:00 a.m.
Primitive characters of quasisimple groups.
Gerhard Hiss, RWTHAachen
Kay Magaard*, Wayne State University
(99520108)

9:30 a.m.
Bounding graph diameters of nonsolvable groups.
John K McVey*, Kent State University
(99520140)

10:00 a.m.
The Donovan conjectures and a question of rationality.
Radha Kessar*, The Ohio State University
(99520180)

10:30 a.m.
Steinberg characters for Chevalley groups over finite local rings.
Peter S Campbell*, University of Ottawa
(9952023)

11:00 a.m.
On the minimal genus of a permutation representation.
Daniel E. Frohardt*, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Robert Guralnick, USC, Los Angeles
Kay Magaard, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
(99520184)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, III
Room 326, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Patrick D. McSwiggen, University of Cincinnati Pat.McSwiggen@uc.edu
Todd Young, Ohio University young@math.ohiou.edu

9:00 a.m.
Braided waves in parablic PDEs.
Robert Ghrist*, Univ. Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Robert Vandervorst, Vrije Universiteit
(9953533)

9:30 a.m.
Substable and weakstable manifolds associated with finitely nonresonant spectral subspaces.
Mohamed Sami ElBialy*, Mathematics Deprtment, University of Toledo
(99537239)

10:00 a.m.
Absolute Instabilities of Standing Pulses.
Bjorn Sandstede*, Ohio State University
Arnd Scheel, University of Minnesota
(99535161)

10:30 a.m.
The Toda Lattice, PositiveEntropy Integrable Systems and Transcendental Numbers.
Leo T Butler*, Queen's University
(9953715)

11:00 a.m.
Real $3x+1$.
Michal Misiurewicz*, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Ana Rodrigues, Universidade do Minho
(99537105)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Statistics and Probability, II
Room 218, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Maria Rizzo, Ohio University rizzo@math.ohiou.edu
Vladimir Vinogradov, Ohio University vlavin@math.ohiou.edu

9:00 a.m.
QMarkov random probability measures and their posterior distributions.
Raluca M. Balan*, University of Ottawa
(9956044)

9:30 a.m.
Conditional moments of $q$Meixner processes.
Wlodzimierz Bryc*, University of Cincinnati
Jacek A Wesolowski, Warsaw University of Technology
(9956057)

10:00 a.m.
Asymptotic Analysis of the Critical Stock Price for American Options on Alternative Stochastic Processes.
David C Saunders*, University of Pittsburgh
J. Chadam, University of Pittsburgh
(99560158)

10:30 a.m.
Large Deviations Principle for Evolution of Stochastic Vorticity.
Anna Amirdjanova*, University of Michigan
Jie Xiong, University of Tennessee
(9956021)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 9:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.
Special Session on Linear Algebra and Its Applications, III
Room 126, Morton Hall
Organizers:
S. K. Jain, Ohio University jain@math.ohiou.edu
Michael Neumann, University of Connecticut neumann@math.uconn.edu

9:30 a.m.
Characterizations of Nonnegative Matrices where the Product with a Generalized Inverse is also Nonnegative.
John C Tynan*, Marietta College
(99515236)

10:00 a.m.
Classifying Trees According to the Spectral Radius of Submatrices of the Laplacian Matrix.
Jason J Molitierno*, Sacred Heart University
(99515139)

10:30 a.m.
Applying ringtheoretic methods to some linear preserver problems.
Matej Bresar*, University of Maribor
(99516112)

11:00 a.m.
Discussion

Saturday March 27, 2004, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Coding Theory, III
Room 127, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Marcus Greferath, San Diego State University greferath@math.sdsu.edu
Sergio R. LópezPermouth, Ohio University lopez@ohio.edu

9:30 a.m.
On the construction of tame towers over finite fields.
Maharaj Hiren*, Clemson University
Joerg Wulftange, University of Essen
(9951410)

10:00 a.m.
Onepoint codes using points of higher degree.
Gretchen L. Matthews*, Clemson University
Todd W. Michel, Clemson University
(9951448)

10:30 a.m.
Advances in list decoding of ReedSolomon codes and codes from curves.
Ralf Koetter*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(99594198)

11:00 a.m.
Algebraic Theory of Cyclic Convolutional Codes.
Heide GluesingLuerssen*, University of Kentucky
(99594160)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 11:40 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Invited Address
Kolmogorov complexity, growth and algorithmic problems.
Room 201, Morton Hall
Rostislav Ivanovich Grigorchuk*, Texas A&M University
(9952079)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Mirror symmetry: An orientation.
Room 201, Morton Hall
Eric G. Zaslow*, Northwestern University
(9950005)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 3:00 p.m.7:25 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in InfiniteDimensional Banach Space Theory, IV
Room 219, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Beata Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrib@muohio.edu
Narcisse Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrin@muohio.edu

3:00 p.m.
An appropriate choice of a Banach space which admits statistical solutions to the NavierStokes equations, and some results about space averages.
George Androulakis*, University of South Carolina
Stamatis Dostoglou, University of Missouri
(99576169)

3:30 p.m.
Rbounded approximating sequences and applications to semigroups.
Mark Robert Hoffmann, University of South CarolinaColumbia
Nigel Kalton, University of MissouriColumbia
Tamara Kucherenko*, University of MissouriColumbia
(9954681)

4:00 p.m.
Operator Valued Hardy Spaces.
tao Mei*, math dept, TAMU
(9954249)

4:30 p.m.
Envelope Functions and Asymptotic$\ell_p$ Spaces.
Bunyamin Sari*, University of Alberta
(99546172)

5:00 p.m.
Classical summation methods in noncommutative $L_p$ spaces.
Andreas  Defant, Carl von Osziestky Universtiaet Oldenburg
Marius  Junge*, UIUC
(9954670)

5:55 p.m.
Saturating Constructions for Normed Spaces.
Stanislaw J. Szarek, Paris 6 and Case Western Reserve University
Nicole TomczakJaegermann*, University of Alberta
(99546151)

6:45 p.m.
Unconditionality in spaces of polynomials: a problem of Dineen.
Nigel Kalton*, University of Missouri
(9954618)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Fast Algorithms in Numerical Analysis, III
Room 215, Morton Hall
Organizers:
George Fann, Oak Ridge National Laboratory gif@ornl.gov
Martin J. Mohlenkamp, Ohio University mjm@math.ohiou.edu

3:00 p.m.
Adaptive application of operators using multiwavelets, Part I: analysis.
Gregory Beylkin, University of Colorado at Boulder
Vani Cheruvu*, University of Colorado at Boulder
Fernando Perez, University of Colorado at Boulder
(99565125)

3:30 p.m.
Adaptive application of operators using multiwavelets, Part II: algorithms.
Gregory Beylkin, University of Colorado at Boulder
Vani Cheruvu, University of Colorado at Boulder
Fernando Perez*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(99565126)

4:00 p.m.
Multiresolution quantum chemistry.
Robert J Harrison*, ORNL/UTK
George I Fann, ORNL
Gregory Beylkin, U. Colorado
Takeshi Yanai, ORNL
Zhengting Gan, ORNL
(99565152)

4:30 p.m.
Mixed TimeFrequency Quantum Propagation Via CompactSupport Wavelets.
Bruce R. Johnson*, Department of Chemistry and Rice Quantum Institute, Rice University
Haixiang Wang, Department of Chemistry & Rice Quantum Institute, Rice University
Ramiro Acevedo, Department of Chemistry & Rice Quantum Institute, Rice University
Heather Mollé, Department of Chemistry & Rice Quantum Institute, Rice University
James L. Kinsey, Department of Chemistry & Rice Quantum Institute, Rice University
(9958197)

5:00 p.m.
Multiresolution Representation of Some Operators in Higher Dimensions.
George I Fann*, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Gregory Beylkin, University of Colorado at Boulder
(99565167)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Characters, IV
Room 122, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Mark Lewis, Kent State University lewis@math.kent.edu
Thomas R. Wolf, Ohio University wolf@ohiou.edu

3:00 p.m.
Some problems releted to the theory of $k$characters.
Kenneth W Johnson*, Penn State Abington
(9952080)

3:30 p.m.
Derived length and conjugacy class sizes.
Thomas Michael Keller*, Texas State University
(9952026)

4:00 p.m.
Orbit method on associative algebras.
Vladimir Dergachev*, University of Michigan
(9951617)

4:30 p.m.
Fusion category algebras of finite groups.
Markus T Linckelmann*, Ohio State University
(99520143)

5:00 p.m.
Control of the Fusion in Fusion Systems.
Radu Stancu*, The Ohio State University
(99520163)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 326, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Patrick D. McSwiggen, University of Cincinnati Pat.McSwiggen@uc.edu
Todd Young, Ohio University young@math.ohiou.edu

3:00 p.m.
Fourier and Wavelet Methods for Regularity of Critical Maps.
Nikola P. Petrov*, University of Michigan
Rafael de la Llave, University of Texas
Arturo Olvera, UNAM, Mexico City
(99537118)

4:00 p.m.
Puzzle Dynamics.
William Geller*, Indiana U.Purdue U. Indianapolis
(99537237)

4:30 p.m.
Determining the initial conditions for a weather forecast: a lowdimensional dynamics perspective.
Brian R Hunt*, University of Maryland
(99586199)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday March 27, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Theory of Rings and Modules, IV
Room 115, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Nguyen Viet Dung, Ohio University nguyend2@ohiou.edu
Franco Guerriero, Ohio University guerrief@ohiou.edu
Dinh Van Huynh, Ohio University huynh@math.ohiou.edu
Pramod Kanwar, Ohio University pkanwar@math.ohiou.edu

3:00 p.m.
Some Results on Radicals of Rings.
Richard Wiegandt*, Mathematics Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
(99516109)

3:30 p.m.
On Graded Polynomial Identities of Graded Algebras and Functional Identities.
Konstantin Beidar*, NCKU
(99516157)

4:00 p.m.
A Generalization of the BGG correspondence.
Izuru Mori*, University of Toledo
(9951695)

4:30 p.m.
Na\"ive noncommutative blowing up.
Dennis S. Keeler*, Miami University
Daniel Rogalski, MIT
J. T. Stafford, U of Michigan
(99517185)

5:00 p.m.
On direct sums of $M$injective modules.
Nguyen Van Sanh*, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
(99516193)

5:30 p.m.
On combinatorics of words and algebras which are sums of locally nilpotent subalgebras.
Vesselin Drensky, Department of Math., Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Lakhdar Hammoudi*, Department of Math, Ohio U., Chillicothe
(9951631)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Coding Theory, IV
Room 127, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Marcus Greferath, San Diego State University greferath@math.sdsu.edu
Sergio R. LópezPermouth, Ohio University lopez@ohio.edu

3:00 p.m.
On Linear Codes With Two LeeWeights.
Eimear N Byrne*, University of Notre Dame & University College, Dublin
(99505133)

3:30 p.m.
Linear Codes over $F_q[u]/(u^t).$.
Ricardo Alfaro*, University of MichiganFlint
(99594220)

4:00 p.m.
Negacyclic Codes of Length $2^t$ over $\mathbb Z_{2^m}$.
Hai Quang Dinh*, North Dakota State University
Sergio R. LopezPermouth, Ohio University
(99594155)

4:30 p.m.
On Modular Gray Map.
Manish K Gupta*, Arizona State University
(99594211)

5:00 p.m.
Ring constructions in algebraic coding theory.
Andrei Kelarev*, University of Tasmania
(9959445)

Saturday March 27, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic and Asymptotic Aspects of Group Theory, IV
Room 222, Morton Hall
Organizers:
Rostislav Grigorchuk, Texas A&M University grigorch@math.tamu.edu
Mark Sapir, Vanderbilt University msapir@math.vanderbilt.edu
Zoran Sunik, Texas A&M University sunik@math.tamu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Presentations of Word Hyperbolic Groups.
Robert Gilman*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(99520145)

3:30 p.m.
Treegraded spaces and asymptotic cones of groups.
Cornelia Drutu*, University Lille 1, France
Mark Sapir, Vanderbilt University
(9952055)

4:00 p.m.
Algebraic, geometric, and algorithmic properties of relatively hyperbolic groups.
Denis V. Osin*, Vanderbilt University
(99520141)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion

5:00 p.m.
Discussion

5:30 p.m.
Discussion
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