AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
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
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.