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2003 Fall Southeastern Section Meeting
Chapel Hill, NC, October 2425, 2003
Meeting #991
Associate secretaries: John L Bryant, AMS bryant@math.fsu.edu
Saturday October 25, 2003

Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Room 220, Phillips Hall

Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Group Cohomology in Algebra and Geometry, III
Room 308, Hanes Hall Organizers: Richard M. Hain, Duke University hain@math.duke.edu
Kevin P. Knudson, Mississippi State University knudson@math.msstate.edu

8:00 a.m.
Extensions for finite groups of Lie type in the defining characteristic.
Cornelius Pillen*, University of South Alabama
(99120245)

8:30 a.m.
Exponential maps for good characteristics.
Zongzhu Lin*, Kansas State University
(99120183)

9:00 a.m.
Rational Schur algebras.
Stephen Doty*, Loyola University Chicago
(99116144)

9:30 a.m.
Quantum Weyl reciprocity for cohomology.
Brian J Parshall*, University of Virginia
Leonard L. Scott, University of Virginia
(99120136)

10:00 a.m.
Extensions for Frobenius kernels.
Christopher P Bendel*, University of WisconsinStout
Daniel K Nakano, University of Georgia
Cornelius Pillen, University of South Alabama
(99120114)

10:30 a.m.
Realization of orbit closures via cohomology and representation theory.
Daniel K. Nakano*, University of Georgia
Toshiyuki Tanisaki, Osaka City University
(9912044)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Association Schemes: 19732003, III
Room 309, Gardner Hall Organizers: William J. Martin, Worcester Polytechnic Institute martin@wpi.edu
Dijen K. RayChaudhuri, Ohio State University dijen@math.ohiostate.edu

8:00 a.m.
Designs on association schemes.
R. A. Bailey*, Queen Mary, University of London
(9910564)

8:30 a.m.
Some nonexistence results for partially balanced incomplete block designs.
Malcolm Greig*, Greig Consulting
(99105279)

9:00 a.m.
Delsarte Polynomial and Designs.
Mohan S. Shrikhande*, Central Michigan University
(9910529)

9:30 a.m.
Perfect Codes in the Johnson Scheme.
Tuvi Etzion*, Technion
(9910556)

10:00 a.m.
Inequalities for Association Schemes.
Jin Qian*, General Bandwidth, Inc
Dijen RayChaudhuri, Ohio State University
(9910553)

10:30 a.m.
Colouring Graphs from Association Schemes.
Chris D Godsil*, University of Waterloo
(99105189)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Banach Algebras and Several Complex Variables, III
Room 307, Gardner Hall Organizers: John T. Anderson, College of the Holy Cross anderson@radius.holycross.edu
Alexander J. Izzo, Bowling Green State University aizzo@math.bgsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Geometric conditions which imply compactness of the $\overline{\partial}$Neumann operator.
Emil J Straube*, Texas A&M University
(99132121)

8:30 a.m.
Global CR Approximation on a Nonrigid Hypersurface Graph in $C^n$.
A Boggess*, Texas A&M University
R Dwilewicz, University of Missouri at Rolla
(9913261)

9:00 a.m.
Compactness of the $\bar\partial$Neumann operator for Hartogs domains in ${\bf C}^2$.
Michael Christ, University of California, Berkeley
Siqi Fu*, Rutgers UniversityCamden
(99132268)

9:30 a.m.
Problem Session

10:00 a.m.
HartogsBochner type extension of CR functions in complex manifolds.
Roman J Dwilewicz*, University of Missouri
(99132159)

10:30 a.m.
Nonlinear CauchyRiemann Equations and Uniform Algebras.
Richard Francis Basener*, IBM Corporation
(9913272)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Rings and Monoids, III
Room 215, Phillips Hall Organizers: Scott Chapman, Trinity University schapman@trinity.edu

8:00 a.m.
Enumerating the elasticities of Krull domains with divisor class group ${\bf Z}_{p^k}$.
Karl M. Kattchee*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
(99113257)

8:30 a.m.
On Integral Morphisms.
Jack L Maney*, North Dakota State University
(99113163)

9:00 a.m.
UFactorizations: Rearrangements and Idealizations.
M. Axtell*, Wabash College
J. Stickles, University of Evansville
S. J. Forman, St. Joseph's University
N. Roermsa, Wabash College
(9911396)

9:30 a.m.
On local halffactorial orders.
Florian Kainrath*, Universitaet Graz
(99113127)

10:00 a.m.
Comaximal Factorization of Ideals.
Stephen J McAdam*, University of Texas
Richard G Swan, University of Chicago
(9911369)

10:30 a.m.
Every positive integer is the Frobenius number of a numerical semigroup with three generators.
J. I. GarciaGarcia*, Universidad de Granada
P. A. GarciaSanchez, Universidad de Granada
J. C. Rosales, Universidad de Granada
(99120212)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Modeling in Physiology and Medicine, III
Room 305, Dey Hall Organizers: Mary Ann Horn, Vanderbilt University horn@math.vanderbilt.edu
Glenn Webb, Vanderbilt University

8:00 a.m.
The Critical Role of Nosocomial Transmission in the Toronto SARS Outbreak.
Glenn F Webb*, Vanderbilt University
(99192137)

8:30 a.m.
Stability of Steady States and Existence of Traveling Waves in a Vector Disease Model.
Shigui Ruan*, University of Miami and Dalhousie University
Dongmei Xiao, Shanghai Jiaotong University
(99192169)

9:00 a.m.
Cultural Choices and the Control of HIV.
Keith E Howard*, Kenyon College
(99192149)

9:30 a.m.
Long Period Oscillations in a $G_{0}$ Model of Hematopoietic Stem Cells.
Laurent PujoMenjouet*, Vanderbilt University, Nashville TN
Samuel Bernard, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Michael C. Mackey, McGill University
(99134145)

10:00 a.m.
Optimal Control Applied to CellKill Strategies.
K. Renee Fister*, Murray State University
J. Carl Panetta, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
(9913410)

10:30 a.m.
Can "Tunneling" Occur Between CancerFree and Cancerous States? Some PreModeling Speculation.
John A Adam*, Old Dominion University
(9919211)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 224, Phillips Hall

Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Group Actions on Curves, III
Room 307, Hanes Hall Organizers: Kay Magaard, Wayne State University and University of Florida kaym@math.wayne.edu
Helmut Voelklein, University of Florida helmut@math.ufl.edu

8:30 a.m.
The Great Theorems of Cameron and Kantor.
Shreeram S Abhyankar*, Purdue University
(9912074)

9:00 a.m.
A catalog of the loci of curves of low genus.
Kay Magaard, Wayne State University
Sergey Shpectorov*, Bowling Green State University
Helmut Voelklein, University of Florida
(99120303)

9:30 a.m.
Computing braid group actions.
Juergen Klueners*, University Kassel
(99120223)

10:00 a.m.
Symmetric and alternating groups as monodromy groups.
Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California
John Shareshian*, Washington University
(99120186)

10:30 a.m.
Bounding the degree of an exceptional monodromy group of low genus.
Daniel E. Frohardt*, Wayne State University
(99120230)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knots, Links, and Embedded Graphs, III
Room 304, Dey Hall Organizers: Joel S. Foisy, SUNY at Potsdam foisyjs@potsdam.edu
Erica L. Flapan, Pomona College elf04747@pomona.edu

8:30 a.m.
Graphs with disjoint links in every spatial embedding.
Anton Michael Dochtermann*, University of Washington
(99154125)

9:00 a.m.
Intrinsically knotted and linked graphs in 3space.
Erica Flapan, Pomona College
Joel Foisy, SUNY Postdam
Ramin Naimi*, Occidental College
James Pommersheim, Pomona College
(9915752)

9:30 a.m.
Two families of (minor minimal?) intrinsically knotted graphs.
Joel S Foisy*, SUNY Potsdam
(9915778)

10:00 a.m.
Delta edgehomotopy on theta curves.
Ryo Nikkuni*, Waseda University
(9915773)

10:30 a.m.
The size of links in spatial embeddings of graphs.
Brenda Johnson*, Union College
William Johnson, New York, NY
(99155242)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Measurable, Complex, and Symbolic Dynamics, II
Room 206, Dey Hall Organizers: Jane M. Hawkins, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill jmh@math.unc.edu
Karl E. Petersen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill petersen@email.unc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Rates of convergence and divergence.
Joseph Rosenblatt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(9912860)

9:00 a.m.
The WienerWintner property for the helical transform.
James T Campbell*, University of Memphis
Michael Lacey, Ga. Institute of Technology
(99137240)

9:30 a.m.
Polynomial Szemeredi theorem for countable modules over integral domains and finite fields.
Randall G McCutcheon*, University of Memphis
Vitaly Bergelson, Ohio State University
Alexander Leibman, Ohio State University
(99128236)

10:00 a.m.
On partitions with independent iterates.
Boris Begun, Univ. of Toronto
Andres del Junco*, Univ. of Toronto
(99128165)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Linear Operators on Function Spaces, III
Room 308, Gardner Hall Organizers: Nathan S. Feldman, Washington and Lee University feldmanN@wlu.edu
William T. Ross, University of Richmond wross@richmond.edu

8:30 a.m.
Uniformly discrete sets and Bergman spaces.
Peter Duren*, University of Michigan
Alexander Schuster, San Francisco State University
Dragan Vukotic, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
(99130211)

9:00 a.m.
SelfCommutators of Unbounded Bergman Operators.
Sherwin Kouchekian*, University of South Alabama
James E Thomson, Virginia Tech
(99147162)

9:30 a.m.
On Carleson embeddings of starinvariant subspaces.
Joseph A Cima, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Alec L Matheson*, Lamar University
(99130140)

10:00 a.m.
Absolute Equivalence and Dirac Operators of Commuting Tuples of Operators.
Jim Gleason*, University of Tennessee
John B. Conway, National Science Foundation
(9914775)

10:30 a.m.
Univalent functions, Hardy spaces, and spaces of Dirichlet type.
Albert Baernstein II*, Washington University
Daniel Girela, Universidad de Malaga
Jose Angel Pelaez, Universidad de Malaga
(9913085)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homological Physics, III
Room 106, Gardner Hall Organizers: Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
James Stasheff, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

8:30 a.m.
Cohomological variational principles and secondary classes.
Ettore Aldrovandi*, Florida State University
(9911822)

9:00 a.m.
Algebraic structures on generalized strings.
Yuli B Rudyak*, University of Florida
Vladimir V Chernov, Dartmouth College
(9915537)

9:30 a.m.
Affine linking and winding numbers and the study of front propagation.
Vladimir V Chernov*, Dartmouth College
Yuli B Rudyak, University of Florida, Gainesville
(9915741)

10:00 a.m.
Topological Amodels on seamed Riemann surfaces.
Lev Rozansky*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(9911820)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion and Problems

Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebras and Their Representations, III
Room 332, Phillips Hall Organizers: Edward L. Green, Virginia Polytech Institute & State University green@calvin.math.vt.edu
Ellen E. Kirkman, Wake Forest University kirkman@wfu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Unipotent Hecke algebras for finite groups of Lie type.
Nathaniel Thiem*, University of WisconsinMadison
(99120222)

9:00 a.m.
Tensor Product Stabilization in KacMoody Algebras.
Michael Kleber, Brandeis University
Sankaran Viswanath*, U C Berkeley
(99117108)

9:30 a.m.
Filtrations in semsimple rings and Lie algebras.
Yiftach Barnea, University of Wisconsin
Donald S Passman*, University of Wisconsin
(9911649)

10:00 a.m.
Finite dimensional representations of invariant differential operators.
Ian M Musson*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
Sonia L. Rueda, Universidad de Almeria
(9911654)

10:30 a.m.
Stabilizing the Auslander  Reiten Formula.
Alex Martsinkovsky*, Northeastern University
Idun Reiten, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
(99116209)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Wave Phenomena: Stability and Interactions, II
Room 383, Phillips Hall Organizers: Christopher Jones, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ckrtj@amath.unc.edu
Bjorn Sandstede, The Ohio State University sandstede.1@osu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Existence of Dafermos Profiles for Singular Shocks.
Stephen Schecter*, North Carolina State University
(99135147)

9:30 a.m.
The small viscosity limit for multidimensional viscous shocks.
Mark Williams*, University of N. Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
(99135190)

10:00 a.m.
Energy Decay for the Wave Equations in an Exterior Domain with a Localized Dissipation.
Il Hyo Jung*, University(Pusan National Univ., Assistant Profrssor)
(99135192)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Molecular Biology, III
Room 307, Dey Hall Organizers: Dorothy Buck, Brown University dbuck@dam.brown.edu

9:00 a.m.
Discussion

9:30 a.m.
BioGeometry.
Herbert Edelsbrunner*, Duke University and Raindrop Geomagic
(99151276)

10:00 a.m.
Backbone motion by inverse kinematics for protein design.
Jack Snoeyink*, UNC Chapel Hill, Computer Science
Andrew LeaverFay, UNC Chapel Hill, Computer Science
Kimberly Noonan, UNC Chapel Hill, Computer Science
David O'Brien, UNC Chapel Hill, Computer Science
(99168266)

10:30 a.m.
Comparing Evolutionary Trees.
Katherine St. John*, City University of New York
(99192304)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Current Topics in Optical Communications Systems, III
Room 385, Phillips Hall Organizers: Rudy Horne, University of North Carolina rhorne@amath.unc.edu
Tobias Schaefer, University of North Carolina tobiass@amath.unc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Interaction of sineGordon solitons with defects.
Roy H. Goodman*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(9917889)

9:30 a.m.
Spectral analysis of NLS solitons relative to arbitrary backgrounds.
Radu C Cascaval*, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
(99135246)

10:00 a.m.
Bifurcation and instability in coupled nonlinear Schr\"odinger equations.
Russell K. Jackson*, Boston University
(99178156)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Multiscale Fluid Flow: Theory and Computation, II
Room 367, Phillips Hall Organizers: Sorin M. Mitran, University of North Carolina mitran@amath.unc.edu
Traian Iliescu, Virginia Tech iliescu@calvin.math.vt.edu

9:00 a.m.
Hybrid atomisticcontinuum formulations for gaseous and dense fluid flows.
Nicolas G. Hadjiconstantinou*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(99176179)

9:30 a.m.
Hybrid ParticleContinuum Computation of Nonequilibrium Hypersonic Flows.
Iain D. Boyd*, University of Michigan
WenLan Wang, University of Michigan
(99176178)

10:00 a.m.
Multiscale Simulation of Micro and NanoFluidics.
Shiyi Chen*, Johns Hopkins University
(99176193)

10:30 a.m.
Continuum fluid simulations using microscopically computed constitutive laws.
Sorin M. Mitran*, University of North Carolina
(99176184)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 9:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 381, Phillips Hall

9:00 a.m.
Characterization of Hardy/Bergmann spaces, on multiply connected domains, that support compact composition operators.
Abebaw Tadesse*, University Of Pittsburgh
(9914717)

9:15 a.m.
Semiweakdelta Spaces and Metrizability.
G. R. Hiremath*, UNCP
(9915433)

9:30 a.m.
On the Critical Number and its Variants.
Michael A Freeze*, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Jennifer S Eyl, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
(99111295)

9:45 a.m.
Effects of Nonnormality on Tests for Random Walk Models Using the t Distribution.
Leslie Chandrakantha*, John Jay College
(9916297)

10:00 a.m.
A simple formulation of the concept of subdivision of a simplicial complex.
Francis D. Lonergan*, Webster, MA
(99155307)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Presentation
TA development using case studies: A workshop for faculty. Part I
Room 7, Gardner Hall
Organizers:
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College

Saturday October 25, 2003, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Topological symmetry groups of graphs embedded in the 3sphere.
Auditorium, Carroll Hall
Erica L. Flapan*, Pomona College
(9915702)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Interactions between group theory and algebraic curves via Riemann's existence theorem.
Auditorium, Carroll Hall
Helmut Voelklein*, University of Florida
(9911404)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Group Actions on Curves, IV
Room 307, Hanes Hall Organizers: Kay Magaard, Wayne State University and University of Florida kaym@math.wayne.edu
Helmut Voelklein, University of Florida helmut@math.ufl.edu

2:30 p.m.
Lifting group actions on curves in mixed characteristic.
Ted C Chinburg, University of Pennsylvania
Robert M Guralnick, University of Southern California
David Harbater*, University of Pennsylvania
(99114224)

3:00 p.m.
Arithmetic of isolated covers of the affine line.
Rachel J Pries*, Colorado State University
(99111160)

3:30 p.m.
Special loci in moduli of curves with marked points.
Cui Yin*, Lycoming College
(99114305)

4:00 p.m.
Rational functions with large images over finite fields.
John J Flynn*, Haverford College
(99112300)

4:30 p.m.
Hyperelliptic curves with $a$number at least two.
Darren B Glass*, Columbia University
Rachel Pries, Colorado State University
(9911124)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Knots, Links, and Embedded Graphs, IV
Room 304, Dey Hall Organizers: Joel S. Foisy, SUNY at Potsdam foisyjs@potsdam.edu
Erica L. Flapan, Pomona College elf04747@pomona.edu

2:30 p.m.
Totally geodesic Seifert surfaces in hyperbolic knot and link complements.
Colin C Adams*, Williams College
Eric Schoenfeld, Boston, MA
(99157106)

3:00 p.m.
3manifolds with planar presentations and the width of satellite knots.
Martin Scharlemann*, U. C. Santa Barbara
Jennifer Schultens, U. C. Davis
(99157148)

3:30 p.m.
Dihedral covers of twobridge knot complements.
Genevieve S Walsh*, University of Texas at Austin
(99157203)

4:00 p.m.
Links, Mahler measure and Lehmer's Question.
Daniel S. Silver*, University of South Alabama
Susan G. Williams, University of South Alabama
(99157244)

4:30 p.m.
Round Brunnian Links.
Hugh Nelson Howards*, Wake Forest University
(99157239)

5:00 p.m.
Asymptotic Distance: Incompressible Surfaces, Graphs of Intersection and Dehn Filling.
Cynthia Verjovsky Marcotte*, St. Edward's University
(99157206)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Measurable, Complex, and Symbolic Dynamics, III
Room 206, Dey Hall Organizers: Jane M. Hawkins, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill jmh@math.unc.edu
Karl E. Petersen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill petersen@email.unc.edu

2:30 p.m.
Connectivity Properties of Julia sets of Weierstrass Elliptic Functions.
Lorelei Koss*, Dickinson College
Jane Hawkins, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(99137188)

3:00 p.m.
Indecomposable Continua and the Julia Sets of Rational Maps.
John C Mayer*, UAB
(9913006)

3:30 p.m.
Necessary conditions for the existence of wandering vertices for cubic polynomials.
Alexander Blokh*, UAB, Birmingham, AL
(9913770)

4:00 p.m.
The simplest branched surface for a foliation (preliminary report).
Sandi L Shields*, College of Charleston
(99157153)

4:30 p.m.
Mixing on a Class of Rank One Transformations.
Darren Creutz, New York, New York
Cesar E. Silva*, Williams College
(99137287)

5:00 p.m.
Almost everywhere convergence of modulated onesided Hilbert transform.
Ciprian Demeter*, University of Illinois
(99137261)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Group Cohomology in Algebra and Geometry, IV
Room 308, Hanes Hall Organizers: Richard M. Hain, Duke University hain@math.duke.edu
Kevin P. Knudson, Mississippi State University knudson@math.msstate.edu

2:30 p.m.
A rowremoval theorem for the Ext$^1$ quiver of symmetric groups and Schur algebras.
David J Hemmer*, University of Toledo
(99120119)

3:00 p.m.
The Hopf ring structure of the cohomology of the symmetric groups.
Terrence P Bisson*, Canisius College
Andr\'e Joyal, Universit\'e du Qu\'ebec \`a Montre\'eal
(99155217)

3:30 p.m.
The Dade Group of Extraspecial pGroups.
Nadia P Mazza*, University of Georgia
(99120235)

4:00 p.m.
On Nilpotent Ideals in the Cohomology Ring of a Finite Group.
Jonathan N Pakianathan*, University of Rochester
Ergun Yalcin, Bilkent University, Turkey
(99155225)

4:30 p.m.
Problem Session

Saturday October 25, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Association Schemes: 19732003, IV
Room 309, Gardner Hall Organizers: William J. Martin, Worcester Polytechnic Institute martin@wpi.edu
Dijen K. RayChaudhuri, Ohio State University dijen@math.ohiostate.edu

2:30 p.m.
Open problems related to Association Schemes.
Paul F Camion*, University of Paris 6
(99105150)

3:00 p.m.
Constructions of Pseudocyclic association schemes.
Henk D L Hollmann, Philips Research Labs
Qing Xiang*, University of Delaware
(99105259)

3:30 p.m.
Explicit Constructions of Families of LDPC Codes with Girth at Least Six.
Vera Pless*, University of Illinois at Chicago
JonLark Kim, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Uri Peled, University of Illinois at Chicago
Irina Perepelitsa, University of Illinois at Chicago
(9910599)

4:00 p.m.
Bounds on Distance Distributions in Codes of Known Size.
Alexei Ashikhmin*, Bell Labs/Lucent Technologies
Gerard Cohen, ENST
Michael Krivelevich, Tel Aviv University
Simon Litsyn, Tel AvivUniversity
(99105273)

4:30 p.m.
Completely regular binary codes.
Jack H Koolen*, Korean Advanced Institute for Science and Technology
(99105105)

5:00 p.m.
The biweight enumerator of a binary code and the subconstituent algebra of the hypercube.
William J. Martin*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(9910540)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Linear Operators on Function Spaces, IV
Room 308, Gardner Hall Organizers: Nathan S. Feldman, Washington and Lee University feldmanN@wlu.edu
William T. Ross, University of Richmond wross@richmond.edu

2:30 p.m.
Nontangential limits in $P^t(\mu)$ spaces.
Alexandru Aleman, Lund University
Stefan Richter, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Carl Sundberg*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(99130161)

3:00 p.m.
Weighted biharmonic Green functions.
Rachel J Weir*, University of Virginia
(99130129)

3:30 p.m.
On $C^*$algebras Generated by Subnormal Operators Preliminary Report.
Nathan S Feldman, Washington and Lee University
Paul J McGuire*, Bucknell University
(99147111)

4:00 p.m.
Composition Operators and Linear Fractional Maps on the Unit Ball.
Alexander E. Richman*, Bucknell University
Carl C. Cowen, Purdue University
(99147214)

4:30 p.m.
The lambda commutant of a normal operator.
Gabriel T Prajitura*, SUNY Brockport
(99147126)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Banach Algebras and Several Complex Variables, IV
Room 307, Gardner Hall Organizers: John T. Anderson, College of the Holy Cross anderson@radius.holycross.edu
Alexander J. Izzo, Bowling Green State University aizzo@math.bgsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Invitation to Bohr's Theorem.
Harold P Boas*, Texas A&M University
(99132226)

3:00 p.m.
A ``floating body" approach to Fefferman's surface area.
David E Barrett*, University of Michigan
(99132271)

3:30 p.m.
Hulls of Nonorientable Surfaces in $C^2$.
John T Anderson*, College of the Holy Cross
(99132131)

4:00 p.m.
On the algebra of holomorphic functions in a Banach space.
Imre Patyi*, University of California at San Diego
(9913292)

4:30 p.m.
A RiemannHilbert boundary value problem in {\bf C}$^n$ and an application.
Marshall A Whittlesey*, California State University San Marcos
(99132264)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Rings and Monoids, IV
Room 215, Phillips Hall Organizers: Scott Chapman, Trinity University schapman@trinity.edu

2:30 p.m.
On UMVdomains.
Evan G Houston*, UNC Charlotte
Muhammad Zafrullah, Idaho State University
(99113237)

3:00 p.m.
Factorizations with successive lengths in onedimensional local domains.
Wolfgang Hassler*, University of Nebraska Lincoln
(9911346)

3:30 p.m.
Localization with respect to endomorphisms.
Gabriel Picavet*, Universit\'e Blaise Pascal
(9911339)

4:00 p.m.
Projective presentations of finitely generated modules with large annihilators.
Bruce Olberding, New Mexico State University
A. Serpil Saydam*, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(9911351)

4:30 p.m.
Unmixedness and the Generalized Principal Ideal Theorem.
Tracy Dawn Hamilton*, California State University Sacramento
(9911355)

5:00 p.m.
A General Theory Of Splitting Sets.
David F Anderson, University of Tennessee
GyuWhan Chang, Incheon University
Jeanam Park*, Inha University
(99113142)

5:30 p.m.
Properties of Malmost integrality.
James Coykendall, North Dakota State University
Tridib Dutta*, North Dakota State University
(99113294)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebras and Their Representations, IV
Room 332, Phillips Hall Organizers: Edward L. Green, Virginia Polytech Institute & State University green@calvin.math.vt.edu
Ellen E. Kirkman, Wake Forest University kirkman@wfu.edu

2:30 p.m.
NonKoszul regular algebras of dimension 4.
James J. Zhang*, University of Washington
(9911693)

3:00 p.m.
Root multiplicities of the indefinite KacMoody algebras of symplectic type.
Kailash C. Misra, North Carolina State University
Vicky L Williams*, Appalachian State University
(9911798)

3:30 p.m.
A TwoParameter Chromatic Symmetric Function.
EllisonAnne Williams*, North Carolina State University
(9910543)

4:00 p.m.
More Quantum~${\mathbb{P}}^3$s with Finitely Many Points, Part~I.
Darin R Stephenson, Hope College, MI
Michaela Vancliff*, University of Texas at Arlington, TX
(99116202)

4:30 p.m.
More Quantum ${\mathbb{P}}^3$s with Finitely Many Points, Part~II.
Darin R. Stephenson*, Hope College
Michaela Vancliff, University of Texas at Arlington
(99116213)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Molecular Biology, IV
Room 307, Dey Hall Organizers: Dorothy Buck, Brown University dbuck@dam.brown.edu

2:30 p.m.
Modeling the selforganization of microtubule asters.
Eric N Cytrynbaum*, University of California, Davis
(99192299)

3:00 p.m.
The NCR circuit: a simple model for genetic regulatory networks.
Konstantin Mischaikow*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(99192130)

4:00 p.m.
Hamiltonian cycles in Conway's algebraic knots and their implications on rope length.
Claus Ernst*, WKU
Yuanan Diao, UNCC
(99157285)

4:30 p.m.
Combinatorial Insights Into RNA Secondary Structures.
Christine E. Heitsch*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(99192275)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Current Topics in Optical Communications Systems, IV
Room 385, Phillips Hall Organizers: Rudy Horne, University of North Carolina rhorne@amath.unc.edu
Tobias Schaefer, University of North Carolina tobiass@amath.unc.edu

2:30 p.m.
Effects of perturbations on collisions between optical solitons.
Avner Peleg*, LANL
(9917891)

3:00 p.m.
Periodicgroupdelay modules in optical fiber communications and collisioninduced timing jitter.
Gino Biondini*, Ohio State University
(9913587)

3:30 p.m.
Existence and Stability of Short Optical Pulses in a Model of Mixed Type.
N Costanzino*, Brown University and UNC  Chapel Hill
(99135191)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Multiscale Fluid Flow: Theory and Computation, III
Room 367, Phillips Hall Organizers: Sorin M. Mitran, University of North Carolina mitran@amath.unc.edu
Traian Iliescu, Virginia Tech iliescu@calvin.math.vt.edu

2:30 p.m.
An Internal Splash: Levitation of Falling Spheres in Stratified Fluids.
Richard M. McLaughlin*, University of North Carolina
Nicole Abaid, University of North Carolina
David Adalsteinsson, University of North Carolina
Akua Aguapong, Hampton University
(99176292)

3:00 p.m.
Statistics and Structure in Sedimentation.
Peter J. Mucha*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(99176177)

3:30 p.m.
Passive Scalar Intermittency and Eigenvalue Asymptotics.
Jared C Bronski*, University of Illinois
(99176284)

Saturday October 25, 2003, 2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Special Presentation
TA development using case studies: A workshop for faculty. Part II
Room 7, Gardner Hall
Organizers:
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College
Inquiries: meet@ams.org

