AMS Sectional Meeting Full Program
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:21:41
2004 Spring Western Section Meeting
Los Angeles, CA, April 34, 2004
Meeting #996
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday April 3, 2004

Saturday April 3, 2004, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Foyer, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities 
Saturday April 3, 2004, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 106, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities 
Saturday April 3, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Contact and Symplectic Geometry, I
Room 110, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Dragomir Dragnev, University of Southern California dragnev@math.usc.edu
Ko Honda, University of Southern California khonda@math.usc.edu
Sang Seon Kim, University of Southern California kimss@math.usc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Higher Whitehead products in the symplectomorphism groups.
Olguta Buse*, Michigan State University
(99653157) 
8:30 a.m.
Toric symplectic structures that vanish on circles.
Margaret Symington*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(99653119) 
9:00 a.m.
Invariants of real symplectic 4manifolds and lower bounds in real enumerative geometry.
JeanYves Welschinger*, \'Ecole normale sup\'erieure de Lyon
(9965360) 
9:30 a.m.
Holomorphic open book decompositions and the Weinstein conjecture in dimension three.
Casim Abbas*, Michigan State University
(9965388) 
10:00 a.m.
Legendrian regular fibres in Small Seifert Spaces.
Hao Wu*, MIT
(9965746) 
10:30 a.m.
Degeneration of the Moduli Space of JHolomorphic Discs and Legendrian Contact Homology.
Ke Zhu*, Stanford University
(9965348)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fluid Problems and Related Questions, I
Room 208, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Maria Schonbek, University of California Santa Cruz schonbek@math.ucsc.edu
Yuxi Zheng, Pennsylvania State University yzheng@math.psu.edu.

8:00 a.m.
Shock Wave Cosmology Inside a White Hole.
John Blake Temple*, University of California, Davis
(99683189) 
8:30 a.m.
Critical Thresholds and Spectral Dynamics in Some Fluid Equations.
Hailiang Liu*, Iowa State University
(9963558) 
9:00 a.m.
"On the inviscid limit for 2D incompressible flow with Navier friction condition".
Milton C. Lopes Filho, IMECC  UNICAMP
Helena J. Nussenzveig Lopes*, IMECC  UNICAMP
Gabriela V. Planas, ICMC  USP Sao Carlos
(99676126) 
9:30 a.m.
Enstrophy dissipation in 2D turbulence.
Milton C Lopes Filho, IMECCUNICAMP
Anna L Mazzucato*, Penn State University
Helena J Nussenzveig Lopes, IMECCUNICAMP
(99676120) 
10:00 a.m.
Conditions for the Local Boundedness of Solutions to the NavierStokes System in Three Dimensions.
Mike O'Leary*, Towson University
(9967687) 
10:30 a.m.
Stability and regularity of suitably weak solutions of ndimensional incompressible NavierStokes and MHD equations.
Linghai John Zhang*, Lehigh University
(9963514)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Smooth Ergodic Theory and Related Topics, I
Room 116, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California nhaydn@postal.usc.edu
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University hu@math.psu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Liv\v{s}ic Regularity for Markov Towers.
Henk Bruin, Surrey University
Mark Holland, Surrey University
Matthew Nicol*, University of Houston
(99637106) 
8:30 a.m.
Extending Weak Convergence Results to Infinite Time.
Cymra Haskell*, University of Southern California
Matthew Nicol, University of Houston
Ami Radunskaya, Pomona College
(99637155) 
9:00 a.m.
An infinite time functional central limit theorem for compact group extensions of hyperbolic systems.
Cymra Haskell, University of Southern California
Matthew Nicol, University of Houston
Ami E. Radunskaya*, Pomona College
(99637154) 
9:30 a.m.
Statistical Limit Theorems for Suspension Flows.
Ian Melbourne, University of Surrey, UK
Andrew Torok*, University of Houston
(99637152) 
10:00 a.m.
Stability of rapid mixing for hyperbolic flows.
M J Field*, University of Houston
I Melbourne, University of Surrey
A Torok, University of Houston
(9963775) 
10:30 a.m.
A fascinating dynamics of a piecewise attractor with four atoms.
Arek Goetz*, San Francisco State University
(9963777)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales: Theory and Applications, I
Room 214, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
John M. Davis, Baylor University John_M_Davis@baylor.edu
Johnny Henderson, Baylor University Johnny_Henderson@Baylor.edu
Qin Sheng, University of Dayton Qin.Sheng@notes.udayton.edu

8:00 a.m.
Existence of Solutions to SecondOrder BVPs on Time Scales.
Lynn Erbe, University of NebraskaLincoln
Allan C Peterson*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Chris C Tisdell, University of New South Wales
(9963979) 
8:30 a.m.
Oscillation of Second Order Delay Dynamic Equations.
Martin J Bohner*, University of MissouriRolla
(99639134) 
9:00 a.m.
A Measure Chain Cantilever Beam Problem.
Douglas R Anderson*, Concordia College
Joan Hoffacker, University of Georgia
(9963445) 
9:30 a.m.
Solution Matching for Dynamic Equations.
Basant K Karna*, Baylor University, Waco, TX
(9963484) 
10:00 a.m.
Stability and Instability for Dynamic Equations on Time Scales.
Jo Hoffacker*, University of Georgia
Chris Tisdell, University of New South Wales
(9963459) 
10:30 a.m.
Periodic Linear Systems and Floquet Decomposition on Time Scales.
Jeffrey J. DaCunha*, Baylor University
John M. Davis, Baylor University
(9963986)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 212, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California kukavica@math.usc.edu
Qi S. Zhang, University of California Riverside qizhang@math.ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Travelling Fronts in Reactive Boussinesq Systems.
Lenya Ryzhik*, University of Chicago
(99635109) 
9:00 a.m.
Fourth order nonlinear PDEs in image processing.
Andrea L. Bertozzi*, UCLA and Duke University
John B. Greer, UCLA
(9963543) 
10:00 a.m.
Dispersive and $L^p$Smoothing Estimates for the Linear Schr\"odinger Equation.
Michael Goldberg*, Caltech
(99642167)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics, I
Room 213, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Jaksa Cvitanic, University of Southern California cvitanic@math.usc.edu
Janfeng Zhang, University of Southern California jfzhang@math.umn.edu

8:30 a.m.
A Riemann approach to financial calculus.
P Muldowney*, University of Ulster
(9966093) 
9:00 a.m.
On the pricing of defaultable bonds and derivatives.
George C Papanicolaou*, Stanford University
(99660201) 
10:00 a.m.
Fast Swaption Pricing under LIBOR Market Model with Stochastic Volatility.
Lixin Wu*, Claremont Graduate University
Fan Zhang, Claremont Graduate University
(99660115) 
10:30 a.m.
Robust Replication of Volatility Derivatives.
Roger Lee*, Stanford University
(99690203)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in the Mathematical Analysis of Geophysical and Hydrodynamical Models, I
Room 215, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Mohammed Ziane, University of Southern California ziane@math.usc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Dynamic bifurcation in geophysical fluid dynamics.
Tian Ma, Indiana University & Sichuan University
Shouhong Wang*, Indiana University
(99635169) 
9:00 a.m.
Prediction and Measurement of Turbulent Wakes in a Stratified Fluid.
Geoffrey R Spedding*, University of Southern California
(99676183) 
9:30 a.m.
The Maximum Principle and The Global Attractor for the 2D Dissipative QuasiGeostrophic Equation.
Ning Ju*, Oklahoma State University
(99635170) 
10:00 a.m.
Lerayalpha model and boundarylayer turbulence.
Alexey Cheskidov*, Indiana University
(99676181) 
10:30 a.m.
Variational analysis of vortex containment radius.
Chjan C Lim*, RPI
(9967681)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear and Harmonic Analysis, I
Room 210, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Rowan Killip, University of California Los Angeles killip@math.ucla.edu
Christoph Martin Thiele, thiele@math.ucla.edu

9:00 a.m.
Resonances for semiclassical Schr\"odinger operators in dimension two.
Michael Hitrik*, University of California, Los Angeles
(99635174) 
9:30 a.m.
Quasiperiodic solutions for nonlinear random Schroedinger equation.
WeiMin Wang*, CNRS, Universite Paris Sud
(99642158) 
10:00 a.m.
The structure of the modified spectral shift function and perturbation determinant associated with the Schrodinger operators with square integrable potentials.
Alexei Rybkin*, Univ of Alaska Fairbanks
(99647190) 
10:30 a.m.
Higher Order Sum Rules for Orthogonal Polynomials on the Unit Circle.
Barry Simon, California Institute of Technology
Andrej Zlatos*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(9963396)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 119, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Lance W. Small, University of California San Diego lwsmall@ucsd.edu
Paul Smith, University of Washington smith@math.washington.edu

9:00 a.m.
Cohomology of noncommutative $\mathbb{P}^{1}$bundles.
Adam Nyman*, University of Montana, Missoula
(99614113) 
9:30 a.m.
Unramified Brauer groups of finite simple groups of Lie type $A_{\ell}$.
Fedor A Bogomolov, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Tihomir A Petrov*, University of California, Irvine
(99614108) 
10:00 a.m.
Intersection Theory for Quantum Ruled Surfaces.
Izuru Mori*, University of Toledo
S. Paul Smith, University of Washington
(9961467) 
10:30 a.m.
Presenting qSchur Algebras.
Anthony Giaquinto*, Loyola University Chicago
(99616151)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex and Hyperbolic Geometry, I
Room 114, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Francis Bonahon, University of Southern California fbonahon@math.usc.edu
Dragomir Saric, University of Southern California saric@math.usc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Quasiconformal homogeneity of hyperbolic manifolds.
Petra BonfertTaylo, Wesleyan University
Richard D Canary*, University of Michigan
Gaven Martin, University of Auckland
Edward C Taylor, Wesleyan University
(99657193) 
9:30 a.m.
Universal Simultaneous Bending.
Reza Chamanara*, Indiana University
(9965185) 
10:00 a.m.
The topology of the space of punctured torus groups.
Kenneth Bromberg*, University of Utah
(99657153) 
10:30 a.m.
The topology of the space of punctured torus groups.
John Holt*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Juan Souto, Universitat Bonn
(9965791)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry and KTheory, I
Room 112, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Thomas Geisser, University of Southern California geisser@usc.edu
Wayne Raskind, University of Southern California raskind@usc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Discussion.

9:00 a.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Applications of Bilinear Maps to Cryptography.
Room 101, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Dan Boneh*, Stanford University
(9966880) 
Saturday April 3, 2004, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Some basic questions in nonlinear Fourier analysis.
Room 101, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Christoph Thiele*, UCLA
(9964230) 
Saturday April 3, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear and Harmonic Analysis, II
Room 210, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Rowan Killip, University of California Los Angeles killip@math.ucla.edu
Christopher Thiele, University of California Los Angeles thiele@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
Discrete SkewSymmetric Orthogonal Polynomials and Random Partitions.
E Strahov*, Caltech
A Borodin, Caltech
(99660175) 
3:30 p.m.
Matrix Models for Circular Ensembles.
Rowan Killip, UCLA
Irina Nenciu*, Caltech
(99643168) 
4:00 p.m.
Paraproducts on the bidisc.
Camil Muscalu*, Cornell University
(9964282) 
4:30 p.m.
A renormalized Riesz potential at critical exponent.
Mihai Putinar*, University of California at Santa Barbara
(9964457) 
5:00 p.m.
Noncommutative BowenRuelle theorem, two weight Hilbert transform, and pressure of polynomial maps.
Alexander Volberg*, Michigan State Univ.
Peter Yuditskii, Univ. of Linz
(99642184)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Modern Problems of Integration: Theory and Applications, I
Room 108, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Mark Burgin, University of California Los Angeles mburgin@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
Functional Integration without Integration.
Louis Hirsch Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(9962811) 
3:30 p.m.
Aspects of nonabsolute integration.
M. M. Rao*, University of California, Riverside
(9962813) 
4:00 p.m.
The distributional Denjoy integral.
Erik Talvila*, University College of the Fraser Valley
(9962624) 
4:30 p.m.
A Hilbert Space Structure for the Class of KHIntegrable Functions.
Tepper L. Gill*, Howard University
V Steadman, University of the District of Columbia
W. W. Zachary, Howard University
(9962852) 
5:00 p.m.
A General Definition of the Feynman Integral.
Tepper L. Gill*, Howard University
W. W. Zachary, Howard University
(9962853) 
5:30 p.m.
Computations for nonsquare constants of Orlicz function spaces with Orlicz norm.
Z. D. Ren*, UC Riverside
(9964623)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 119, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Lance W. Small, University of California San Diego lwsmall@ucsd.edu
Paul Smith, University of Washington smith@math.washington.edu

3:00 p.m.
Spectra of Quantized Hyperalgebras.
William Chin*, DePaul University
Leonid Krop, DePaul University
(99616124) 
3:30 p.m.
Weak Chow groups of noncommutative spaces.
Christopher J Pappacena*, Greenbelt, MD
(99614137) 
4:00 p.m.
Endomorphism rings of finite global dimension.
Graham J Leuschke*, University of Toronto
(99613148) 
4:30 p.m.
Left ideals and derivations in semiprime rings.
Charles P Lanski*, University of Southern California
(9961673) 
5:00 p.m.
Projectively Simple Rings.
Z. Reichstein, University of British Columbia
D. Rogalski, MIT
J. J. Zhang*, University of Washington
(9961689)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Contact and Symplectic Geometry, II
Room 110, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Dragomir Dragnev, University of Southern California dragnev@math.usc.edu
Ko Honda, University of Southern California khonda@math.usc.edu
Sang Seon Kim, University of Southern California kimss@math.usc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Lagrangian collapse and degeneration of holomorphic curves.
Brett D Parker*, Stanford
(9965398) 
3:30 p.m.
Towards the GenusOne GWInvariants of a Quintic Threefold.
Jun Li, Stanford
Aleksey Zinger*, Stanford
(99651101) 
4:00 p.m.
Legendrian submanifolds in $R^{2n+1}$.
Tobias Ekholm, Uppsala University
John Etnyre, University of Pennsylvania
Michael G Sullivan*, MSRI/University of Massachusetts
(99653131) 
4:30 p.m.
Pinwheels and bypasses.
Ko Honda, University of Southern California
William H Kazez, University of Georgia
Gordana Mati\'c*, University of Georgia
(99657195)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 3:00 p.m.6:10 p.m.
Special Session on Fluid Problems and Related Questions, II
Room 208, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Maria Schonbek, University of California Santa Cruz schonbek@math.ucsc.edu
Yuxi Zheng, Pennsylvania State University yzheng@math.psu.edu.

3:00 p.m.
Global existence in 3d isotropic and incompressible elastodynamics via the incompressible limit.
Thomas C Sideris*, Uinversity of California, Santa Barbara
Becca Thomases, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(9963519) 
3:30 p.m.
Scattering for the GrossPitaevskii equation.
TaiPeng Tsai*, University of British Columbia
(99635196) 
4:00 p.m.
Kinetic limit for coagulating Brownian particles.
Fraydoun Rezakhanlou*, UC Berkeley
Alan Hammond, UC Berkeley
(9963547) 
4:30 p.m.
A New Large Total Variation Stability Result for the Quadratic Nonlinear System Associated with the Compressible Euler Equations by Eigenvalue Methods.
Thaddeus J Edens*, University of California, Davis
(99635173) 
5:00 p.m.
Modeling and Simulations of Ferrofluids.
Carlos GarciaCervera*, UCSB
(99676160) 
5:30 p.m.
ShockWaves, Black Holes, and the Einstein equations.
Jeffrey M. Groah*, CSU Monterey Bay
(9967661) 
6:00 p.m.
Clustering Techniques For Particle Methods And Problems Related To Fluid Structures.
Bharat Khushalani*, University of Southern California
(9967625)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics, II
Room 213, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Jaksa Cvitanic, University of Southern California cvitanic@math.usc.edu
Janfeng Zhang, University of Southern California jfzhang@math.umn.edu

3:00 p.m.
Pricing Take or Pay Swing Options.
Sheldon M Ross*, UC Berkeley
(9969097) 
4:00 p.m.
Debt Policy, Corporate Taxes, and Discount Rates.
Mark Grinblatt, UCLA
Jun Liu*, UCLA
(9969044) 
5:00 p.m.
On Optimal Investment in the Long Run: Rank Dependent Expected Utility as a ``Bridge'' between the MaximumExpectedLog and Maximum ExpectedUtility Criteria.
Vladimir I Rotar*, San Diego State University
(9969040) 
5:30 p.m.
MLE of Parameters in the Drifted Brownian Motion and Its Error.
Weian Zheng*, UC Irvine
Lemee Nakamura, UC Irvine
(9966095)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Smooth Ergodic Theory and Related Topics, II
Room 116, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California nhaydn@postal.usc.edu
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University hu@math.psu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Foliations: harmonic measures, von Neumann algebras and resilient leaves.
Alberto Candel*, CSUN
(99637199) 
3:30 p.m.
Counterexamples that show that ndimensional hyperbolic space does not retain rigidity in the Finsler category.
Florence Newberger*, California State University, Long Beach
(99637149) 
4:00 p.m.
Partially hyperbolic dynamical systems and subriemannian geometry.
Slobodan N Simi\'c*, University of California, Berkeley
(99637140) 
4:30 p.m.
Rigidity of the measurable structure for algebraic actions of higher rank abelian groups.
Boris Kalinin*, University of South Alabama
Ralf Spatzier, University of Michigan
(99637127) 
5:00 p.m.
``On Newhouse phenomenon (of infinitely many coexisting sinks)'' (joint w A. Gorodetsky).
Vadim Y Kaloshin*, Caltech
(99637178) 
5:30 p.m.
Minimizing methods for the Nbody problem without equalmass constraint.
KuoChang Chen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
(99637185)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales: Theory and Applications, II
Room 214, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
John M. Davis, Baylor University John_M_Davis@baylor.edu
Johnny Henderson, Baylor University Johnny_Henderson@Baylor.edu
Qin Sheng, University of Dayton Qin.Sheng@notes.udayton.edu

3:00 p.m.
Applications of Time Scales to Real Time Communication Networks.
Ian A Gravagne*, Baylor University
John M Davis, Baylor University
Jeffrey Dacunha, Baylor University
Bob Marks, Baylor University
(9969362) 
3:30 p.m.
Time Scale Nonregressivity in Switched Linear Circuits.
Robert Jackson Marks*, Baylor University
Ian Gravagne, Baylor University
John M Davis, Baylor University
Jeffrey J DaCunha, Baylor University
(99637129) 
4:00 p.m.
Biological applications of dynamic equations on a time scale.
Diana M Thomas*, Montclair State University
(9969255) 
4:30 p.m.
Data Combination in Phylogenetics: Optimal Strategies in the Face of Poor Input.
Sudhindra R Gadagkar*, University of Dayton
(99692114) 
5:00 p.m.
Applications of Time Scales to Numerical Analysis.
Bree Ettinger*, University of Georgia
(9966572) 
5:30 p.m.
An Exploration of Combined Dynamic Derivatives on Time Scales for Computational Applications.
Qin Sheng*, University of Dayton
Mai Fadag, University of Dayton
(9963441)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Complex and Hyperbolic Geometry, II
Room 114, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Francis Bonahon, University of Southern California fbonahon@math.usc.edu
Dragomir Saric, University of Southern California saric@math.usc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Deformations and SelfMaps of the Universal Hyperbolic Solenoid.
Dragomir Saric*, University of Southern California
(99630192) 
3:30 p.m.
Arc Complexes.
Robert C. Penner*, Univ.Southern Calif.
(9965734) 
4:00 p.m.
Schwarz's lemma and Teichm\"uller contraction for generalized Teichm\"uller spaces.
Sudeb Mitra*, Queens College, CUNY
(99632146) 
4:30 p.m.
Triangulations of mapping tori over the punctured torus.
Francois Gueritaud*, ENS Paris, USC Los Angeles
(9965183) 
5:00 p.m.
Counting in Kleinian groups with torsion.
William Abikoff*, University of Connecticut at Storrs
William J. Harvey, Kings College, London
(99657186) 
5:30 p.m.
Moduli spaces of Kleinian groups.
Peter A Storm*, University of Chicago
(9965765)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry and KTheory, II
Room 112, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Thomas Geisser, University of Southern California geisser@usc.edu
Wayne Raskind, University of Southern California raskind@usc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Discussion.

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in the Mathematical Analysis of Geophysical and Hydrodynamical Models, II
Room 215, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Mohammed Ziane, University of Southern California ziane@math.usc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Mathematical Analysis of Certain Geophysical Models.
Edriss S. Titi*, University of Califoria  Irvine & Weizmann Institute of Science
(9968650) 
3:30 p.m.
Decomposing weather patterns: recent progress.
Paul K. Newton*, University of Southern California
(9967690) 
4:00 p.m.
Numerical Simulations of Rotating Turbulence Using Truncated NavierStokes Equations.
J A Domaradzki*, University of Southern California
X Yang, University of Southern California
(99676123) 
4:30 p.m.
Dependence of turbulence and the global attractor on the forcing in the 2D NavierStokes equation.
R. Dascaliuc, Texas A&M
C. Foias, Texas A&M
M. S. Jolly*, Indiana University
(99676198) 
5:00 p.m.
Regularity and Dissipativity in Gevrey Classes for Solutions of a Smoluchowski Equation.
Jesenko Vukadinovic*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(99635163)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 212, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California kukavica@math.usc.edu
Qi S. Zhang, University of California Riverside qizhang@math.ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
On Schroedinger systems.
Wilhelm Schlag*, Caltech
(99635161) 
4:00 p.m.
On the helicity in 3Dperiodic NavierStokes equations.
Luan Thach Hoang*, Texas A&M University
Ciprian Foias, Texas A&M University and Indiana University
Basil Nicolaenko, Arizona State University
(9963522) 
5:00 p.m.
Quenching of flames by large amplitude fluid advection.
Alexander Kiselev, University of Wisconsin  Madison
Andrej Zlatos*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(99635128)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 3, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 118, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities

3:00 p.m.
A short proof of a theorem of Eilenberg and Moore.
Maria S. Voloshina*, California State University, Fresno
(9965532) 
3:15 p.m.
Complementary Topologies and Their Relation to NonArchimedean Topologies.
Rahim G Karimpour*, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
(99654107) 
3:30 p.m.
Topologizing the Space of All Generalized Riemann Integrable Functions.
J Alan Alewine*, McKendree College
(99628150) 
3:45 p.m.
Topological Spaces of Extended Hypernumbers.
Mark Burgin*, UCLA
(99654162) 
4:00 p.m.
FiniteMonotonicity of DirichletEigenfunctions of the Laplacian on the Sierpinski Gasket.
M Ureyen, Anadolu University
B Demir, Anadolu University
V Dzhafarov, Anadolu University
S Kocak*, Anadolu University
(9963109) 
4:15 p.m.
Derivation of Rotational Frequencies for Relative Equilibrium Configurations of the Nvortex Problem.
Bharat Khushalani*, University of Southern California
(9963728) 
4:30 p.m.
Three dimensional, time dependent, NavierStokes PDE, a formal analytical solution.
Leonard D'Attorre*, Dana Point, California
(99635117) 
4:45 p.m.
Solutions to WellKnown PDEs When Coefficients Are Unknown.
Senem Alkan*, Universita' Bocconi
Rod Freed, California State University
(99635171) 
5:00 p.m.
Power Numbers.
Avery S. Zoch*, equationgallery.com
(9960506)

3:00 p.m.
Sunday April 4, 2004

Sunday April 4, 2004, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Foyer, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities 
Sunday April 4, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 p.m.
Special Session on Contact and Symplectic Geometry, III
Room 110, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Dragomir Dragnev, University of Southern California dragnev@math.usc.edu
Ko Honda, University of Southern California khonda@math.usc.edu
Sang Seon Kim, University of Southern California kimss@math.usc.edu

8:00 a.m.
The failure of the parametric hprinciple for maps with prescribed Jacobian.
Joseph L Coffey*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(99653188) 
8:30 a.m.
Lagrangian intersections and the Serre spectral sequence.
JeanFrancois Barraud, Universite de Lille 1
Octav Cornea*, University of Montreal
(99653132) 
9:00 a.m.
Branching Floer homology: the definition.
Viktor Ginzburg, University of California, Santa Cruz
Basak Gurel*, SUNY at Stony Brook
Ely Kerman, SUNY at Stony Brook
(99653159) 
9:30 a.m.
Branching Floer homology and the HoferZehnder capacity.
Viktor L Ginzburg, UC Santa Cruz
Basak Z Gurel, SUNY Stony Brook
Ely Kerman*, SUNY Stony Brook
(99658138) 
10:00 a.m.
Instanton Floer homology with Lagrangian boundary conditions.
Katrin Wehrheim*, Princeton University
(99658139) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 4, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fluid Problems and Related Questions, III
Room 208, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Maria Schonbek, University of California Santa Cruz schonbek@math.ucsc.edu
Yuxi Zheng, Pennsylvania State University yzheng@math.psu.edu.

8:30 a.m.
Local estimates on two linear parabolic equations with singular coefficients.
Qi S. Zhang*, Math. Department, University of California Riverside
(9963571) 
9:00 a.m.
On the existence of subsonic solutions for selfsimilar problems in 2dimensional conservation laws.
Eun Heui Kim*, California State University at Long Beach
(9963569) 
9:30 a.m.
Critical dissipation and global regularity.
Jiahong Wu*, Oklahoma State University
(9963554) 
10:00 a.m.
Compressible Flows with Navier Boundary Conditions.
David Hoff*, Indiana University
(9967617) 
10:30 a.m.
Probability Methods Applied to the NavierStokes Equations.
Enrique A Thomann*, Oregon State University
(99676164)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 4, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Smooth Ergodic Theory and Related Topics, III
Room 116, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California nhaydn@postal.usc.edu
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University hu@math.psu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Asymptotic Behavior near Rays of Dynamic Equilibria in Homogenous Systems.
Marek R Rychlik*, University of Arizona
Weiye Li, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(99691125) 
8:30 a.m.
Degenerate Homoclinic Intersections in ${\mathbb{R}}^n$.
Victoria Rayskin*, UCLA
(99637100) 
9:00 a.m.
Strange attractors in periodically kicked Chua's circuit.
Qiudong Wang*, University of Arizona
(99637141) 
9:30 a.m.
Return times of polynomials are metaFibonacci numbers.
Nathaniel D Emerson*, CSU Channel Islands
(99637133) 
10:00 a.m.
Random sources and sinks for stochastic dynamical systems.
Peter H Baxendale*, University of Southern California
(99637112) 
10:30 a.m.
Two Point Boundary Value Problems in Dynamical Systems.
J JP Veerman*, Portland State University
J A Bernhard, University of Puget Sound
(99637105)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 4, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales: Theory and Applications, III
Room 214, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
John M. Davis, Baylor University John_M_Davis@baylor.edu
Johnny Henderson, Baylor University Johnny_Henderson@Baylor.edu
Qin Sheng, University of Dayton Qin.Sheng@notes.udayton.edu

8:00 a.m.
Nonlinear Second Order Oscillation.
Martin Bohner, University of MissouriRolla
Lynn Erbe*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Allan C Peterson, University of NebraskaLincoln
(9963978) 
8:30 a.m.
On Solutions of Quasilinear Dynamic Equations.
Elvan AkinBohner*, University of MissouriRolla
(99639135) 
9:00 a.m.
Partial Dynamic Equations on Time Scles.
B J Jackson*, University of Georgia
(9963531) 
9:30 a.m.
Towards Schroedinger's Theory on Time Scales.
Andreas Ludwig Ruffing*, Arizona State University
(9963968) 
10:00 a.m.
Asymptotic solutions and error estimates for linear systems of difference and differential equations.
Sigrun Bodine, University of Puget Sound
D A Lutz*, San Diego State University
(9963942) 
10:30 a.m.
Bocher's type theorems for dynamic equations on time scales.
Vladimir Burd, Yaroslavl State University
Alexei Bourd*, QUALCOMM Inc.
(99639104)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 4, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex and Hyperbolic Geometry, III
Room 114, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Francis Bonahon, University of Southern California fbonahon@math.usc.edu
Dragomir Saric, University of Southern California saric@math.usc.edu

8:00 a.m.
3manifolds, essential laminations and group actions.
Sergio R Fenley*, Florida State University
(9965763) 
8:30 a.m.
Analyticity of length functions of geodesic currents for convex cocompact Kleinian groups and the WeilPeterson metric.
Martin J Bridgeman*, Boston College
Edward Taylor, Wesleyan University
(99651121) 
9:00 a.m.
Quantum hyperbolic geometry.
Francis Bonahon, University of Southern California
Xiaobo Liu*, University of Southern California
(99657118) 
9:30 a.m.
Barycentric extensions of monotone maps of the circle: a dynamical approach.
William Abikoff, University of Connecticut
Clifford J Earle*, Cornell University
Sudeb Mitra, Queens College of CUNY
(99630144) 
10:00 a.m.
Random holomorphic iterations and degenerate subdomains.
Linda Keen, CUNY
Nikola Lakic*, CUNY
(99630180) 
10:30 a.m.
Distortion of the Exponent of Convergence in Space.
Edward C Taylor*, Wesleyan University
Petra BonfertTaylor, Wesleyan University
Martin Bridgeman, Boston College
(9963066)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 4, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 212, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California kukavica@math.usc.edu
Qi S. Zhang, University of California Riverside qizhang@math.ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
The $L^p$ Boundedness of Riesz Transforms for Second Order Elliptic Operators.
Zhongwei Shen*, University of Kentucky
(9963576) 
9:00 a.m.
On the motion of an elastic solid inside of an incompressible viscous fluid.
Steve Shkoller*, UC Davis
(99635202) 
10:00 a.m.
On depletion of the vortexstretching term in the 3D NavierStokes equations.
Zoran Grujic*, University of Virginia
Anastasia Ruzmaikina, Purdue University
(99635143)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 4, 2004, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 106, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities 
Sunday April 4, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear and Harmonic Analysis, III
Room 210, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Rowan Killip, University of California Los Angeles killip@math.ucla.edu
Christopher Thiele, University of California Los Angeles thiele@math.ucla.edu

8:30 a.m.
Uniform Convergence in the Multiplicative Ergodic Theorem and Cantor Spectrum.
David Damanik*, California Institute of Technology
Daniel Lenz, TU Chemnitz
(9963737) 
9:00 a.m.
Anderson localization for the discrete onedimensional quasiperiodic Schroedinger operator with potential defined by a Gevreyclass function.
Silvius Klein*, UCLA
(9964735) 
9:30 a.m.
PDE analog of the Szego case in the theory of polynomials orthogonal on the circle.
Serguei Denissov*, Caltech
(99635136) 
10:00 a.m.
Hilbert transform along a $C^{1+\epsilon}$ vector field.
Michael Lacey, Georgia institute of Technology
Xiaochun Li*, UCLA
(99642172) 
10:30 a.m.
A random construction with applications to mixed norm inequalities.
Michael Christ*, UC Berkeley
Andreas Seeger, University of Wisconsin
(99642187)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 4, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Modern Problems of Integration: Theory and Applications, II
Room 108, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Mark Burgin, University of California Los Angeles mburgin@math.ucla.edu

8:30 a.m.
Stochastic integrals in topological vector spaces.
R. Mikulevicius*, University of Southern California
(99660103) 
9:00 a.m.
The $L^r$ HenstockKurzweil Integral.
Paul M Musial*, Chicago State University
Yoram Sagher, Florida Atlantic University
(99628122) 
9:30 a.m.
A Riemann approach to Feynman integrals.
P Muldowney*, University of Ulster
(9962894) 
10:00 a.m.
The Fundamental Theorem of Calculus for infinite intervals.
Mark Burgin*, UCLA
(9962851) 
10:30 a.m.
A Local Maximal Function Simplifying Measure Differentiation.
Peter A. Loeb*, University of Illinois, ChampaignUrbana
(9962833)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 4, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics, III
Room 213, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Jaksa Cvitanic, University of Southern California cvitanic@math.usc.edu
Janfeng Zhang, University of Southern California jfzhang@math.umn.edu

8:30 a.m.
Constructing the Portfolio Which Most Closely Matches the Investor's Desired RiskVersusReturn TradeOff Schedule.
Rod Freed*, California State University at Dominguez Hills
Senem Alkan, Universita' Bocconi
(9966064) 
9:00 a.m.
QuasiMonte Carlo Simulation for American Options.
Russel Caflisch*, UCLA
Suneal Chaudhary, UCLA
(99690102) 
10:00 a.m.
Optimal portfolio allocation and consumption for meanreverting returns and complete markets.
Florence J. Lin*, University of Southern California
(99690156) 
10:30 a.m.
Twosided barrier problems with jumpdiffusions.
Alan L. Lewis*, Newport Beach, Ca
(99660147)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 4, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 119, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Lance W. Small, University of California San Diego lwsmall@ucsd.edu
Paul Smith, University of Washington smith@math.washington.edu

9:00 a.m.
Group actions on central simple algebras: A geometric approach.
Zinovy Reichstein, University of British Columbia
Nikolaus Vonessen*, University of Montana
(9961627) 
9:30 a.m.
Orders on surfaces with numerically trivial canonical class.
Daniel Chan, University of New South Wales
Rajesh S. Kulkarni*, Michigan State University
(99616200) 
10:00 a.m.
Lie Superalgebras, Clifford Algebras, Induced Modules and Nilpotent Orbits.
Ian M. Musson*, UWMilwaukee
(9961670) 
10:30 a.m.
Fixed Subrings of Noetherian Graded Regular Rings.
Ellen E Kirkman*, Wake Forest University
James J Kuzmanovich, Wake Forest University
(99616179)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 4, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry and KTheory, III
Room 112, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Thomas Geisser, University of Southern California geisser@usc.edu
Wayne Raskind, University of Southern California raskind@usc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Discussion.

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 4, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in the Mathematical Analysis of Geophysical and Hydrodynamical Models, III
Room 215, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Mohammed Ziane, University of Southern California ziane@math.usc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Emergence of Large Scale Coherent Structure under Small Scale Bombardment.
Andrew J Majda, New York University
Xiaoming Wang*, Florida State University and Iowa State University
(99676197) 
9:30 a.m.
On the solutions of the 2D periodic NavierStokes equations with bounded Dirichlet quotients.
Radu Dascaliuc*, Texas A&M University
(99635145) 
10:00 a.m.
A Mathematical Model For Recognition on Earthquake Warnings.
ChuanGan Hu*, Nankai University
(9968618) 
10:30 a.m.
Exponential attractors of the three dimensional NavierStokesalpha equations for uniformly rotating geophysical flows.
BongSik Kim*, Department of Mathematics, The Ohio State University
Basil Nicolaenko, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Arizona State University
(9967692)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 4, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Presentation, Part I
TA development using case studies: A workshop for faculty
Room 118, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College 
Sunday April 4, 2004, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Fluid Equations and their asymptotic behavior.
Room 101, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Maria Elena Schonbek*, University of California Santa Cruz
(9963574) 
Sunday April 4, 2004, 12:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
Special Presentation, Part II
TA development using case studies: A workshop for faculty
Room 118, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College 
Sunday April 4, 2004, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Noncommutative algebraic geometry.
Room 101, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Paul Smith*, University of Washington
(9960003) 
Sunday April 4, 2004, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 119, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Lance W. Small, University of California San Diego lwsmall@ucsd.edu
Paul Smith, University of Washington smith@math.washington.edu

3:00 p.m.
Simplicity of noncommutative Dedekind domains.
K R Goodearl*, University of California at Santa Barbara
J T Stafford, University of Michigan
(99616116) 
3:30 p.m.
Classifying finite dimensional representations with squarefree tops.
Birge HuisgenZimmermann*, University of California at Santa Barbara
(99616111) 
4:00 p.m.
Symplectic reflection algebras.
Iain Gordon*, University of Glasgow (visiting UCSB)
(9961656)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 4, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fluid Problems and Related Questions, IV
Room 208, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Maria Schonbek, University of California Santa Cruz schonbek@math.ucsc.edu
Yuxi Zheng, Pennsylvania State University yzheng@math.psu.edu.

3:00 p.m.
2D NavierStokes Equations with Rough Initial Data.
Matania BenArtzi*, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(99676130) 
3:30 p.m.
Constructing regular selfsimilar solutions to the 3D NSE originating at singular and arbitrary large initial data.
Zoran Grujic*, University of Virginia
(99635142) 
4:00 p.m.
Steady Weak Shock Mach Reflection.
John K Hunter*, University of California at Davis
Allen M Tesdall, University of California at Davis
(99676166) 
4:30 p.m.
Nonlinear stability of a quasigeostrophic model of zonal jets.
Mohammed B Ziane*, University of Southern California
Edriss Titi, University of California, Irvine
Lee Panetta, Texas A&M University
(99635182) 
5:00 p.m.
Length of vorticity nodal sets for solutions of the 2D NavierStokes equations.
Igor Kukavica*, University of Southern California
(99635176) 
5:30 p.m.
Global Regularity for Certain Analytic Turbulence Models.
Edriss S. Titi*, University of California  Irvine & Weizmann Institute of Science
(9967649)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 4, 2004, 3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Smooth Ergodic Theory and Related Topics, IV
Room 116, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California nhaydn@postal.usc.edu
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University hu@math.psu.edu

Sunday April 4, 2004, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room 212, Mark Taper Hall of Humanities
Organizers:
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California kukavica@math.usc.edu
Qi S. Zhang, University of California Riverside qizhang@math.ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
Nonlinear Schrodinger regimes for nonlinear Maxwell equations in periodic media.
Anatoli Babine*, University of California, Irvine
(99635177) 
4:00 p.m.
On the Solvability for Parabolic Equations with one Space Variable.
Martín Lopez Morales*, Monterrey Institute of Technology
(9964008)

3:00 p.m.