AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
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
Special Session on Smooth Ergodic Theory and Related Topics

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, 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.

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, 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