AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Wednesday, April 13, 2005 08:32:22
2005 Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting
Bowling Green, KY, March 1819, 2005
Meeting #1004
Associate secretaries: Matthew Miller, AMS miller@math.sc.edu
Friday March 18, 2005

Friday March 18, 2005, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, Mass Media and Technology Hall 
Friday March 18, 2005, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Lobby, Mass Media and Technology Hall 
Friday March 18, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, I
Room 236, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Michael C. Axtell, Wabash College axtellm@wabash.edu
Joe Alyn Stickles, Jr., University of Evansville js298@evansville.edu

8:00 a.m.
Polynomials whose roots and critical points are integers.
JeanClaude Evard*, Western Kentucky University
(100411277) 
8:30 a.m.
Idealization.
Michael R Winders*, Worcester State College
(100413115) 
9:00 a.m.
Rings of Bounded CohenMacaulay Type.
Nicholas R Baeth*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(10041390) 
9:30 a.m.
Orderpreserving injections on groups of divisibility.
Jack Maney*, The University of South Dakota
(10041356) 
10:00 a.m.
When the vOperation Distributes Over Intersections.
Sharon Magdalene Clarke*, Pepperdine University
Daniel D. Anderson, University of Iowa
(100413268) 
10:30 a.m.
The Frattini subsemigroup of the multiplicative monoid of a finite special pricipal ideal ring.
David E. Dobbs*, University of Tennessee
Brian C. Irick, University of Tennessee
(10041337)

8:00 a.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations and Their Applications, I
Room 121, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Zhongwei Shen, University of Kentucky shenz@ms.uky.edu
Changyou Wang, University of Kentucky cywang@ms.uky.edu

8:00 a.m.
Uniqueness in a Free Boundary Problem.
John L Lewis*, University of Kentucky
Andrew L Vogel, Syracuse University
(10043546) 
8:30 a.m.
Positive solutions of elliptic equations involving both supercritical and sublinear growth.
Peihao Zhao*, Department of Mathematics, Lanzhou University
Chengkui Zhong, Department of Mathematics, Lanzhou University
(100435111) 
9:00 a.m.
Boundary Value Problems and Duality Between $L^p$ Dirichlet and Regularity Problems for Second order Parabolic Systems in Noncylindrical Domains.
Kaj Nystr{\"o}m*, Umea University, Sweden
(100435160) 
9:30 a.m.
The mixed problem in twodimensional Lipschitz domains.
Russell Brown*, Department of Mathematics, University of Kentucky
Luca Capogna, Department of Mathematics, University of Arkansas
Loredana Lanzani, Department of Mathematics, University of Arkansas
(100435158) 
10:00 a.m.
Generalized GagliardoNirenberg inequalities and Hodge systems in $R^n$.
Loredana Lanzani*, University of Arkansas
Elias M Stein, Princeton University
(10043583) 
10:30 a.m.
Continuous dependence of the scattering data on the compactlysupported potential for the Schr\"{o}dinger equation, $(\Delta + q)u  0$, in $\mathbb{R}^2$.
Michael Dobranski*, Morehead State University
(100435246)

8:00 a.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory and Its Applications, I
Room 107, Academic Complex
Organizers:
Yuanan Diao, University of North Carolina,Charlotte ydiao@uncc.edu
Claus Ernst, Western Kentucky University claus.ernst@wku.edu

8:00 a.m.
The ropelength of closed braids.
Yuanan Diao*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UNC Charlotte
Claus Ernst, Department of Mathematics, Western Kentucky University
Uta Ziegler, Department of Computer Science, Western Kentucky University
(100457234) 
8:30 a.m.
Diffusion of knots along stretched DNA molecule.
Alexander Vologodskii*, New York University
Anatoly Borovik, Institute of Molecular Genetics, Moscow, Russia
(100492236) 
9:00 a.m.
Discussion. 
9:30 a.m.
Hydrodynamics of ideal knots.
C\'edric Weber, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
Giovanni Dietler, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
John H. Maddocks, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland
Eric J. Rawdon, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh
Andrzej Stasiak*, Université de Lausanne, Switzerland
(100476220) 
10:00 a.m.
The average intercrossing number (ICN) between two equilateral random walks and polygons.
Akos Dobay*, University of Munich
Yuanan Diao, University of North Carolina Charlotte
Andrzej Stasiak, University of Lausanne
(100465166) 
10:30 a.m.
Equilibrium Lengths of Random Equilateral Knots.
Akos Dobay, University of Munich
Kenneth C Millett, University of California, Santa Barbara
Michael Piatek, Duquesne University
Eric J Rawdon*, Duquesne University
Andrzej Stasiak, University of Lausanne
(100457110)

8:00 a.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Semigroups of Operators and Applications, I
Room 257, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Khristo Boyadzhiev, Ohio Northern University kboyadzhiev@onu.edu
Lan Nguyen, Western Kentucky University lan.nguyen@wku.edu
QuocPhong Vu, Ohio University qvu@math.ohiou.edu

8:00 a.m.
HillePhillips Functional Calculus and TimeDiscretization.
Frank Neubrander*, Louisiana State University
(100447270) 
8:30 a.m.
Null Controllability of the von K\'{a}rm\'{a}n Thermoelastic Plates Under the Clamped or Free Mechanical Boundary Conditions.
George Avalos*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(100435273) 
9:00 a.m.
Dichotomy Theorem, Fredholm determinants, and the Evans function.
Yuri Latushkin*, Department of Mathematics, University of MissouriColumbia
(10043489) 
9:30 a.m.
Integral representations of analytic functions on sectors and $H^inf$ calculus for generators of semigroups.
Khristo N Boyadzhiev*, Ohio Northern University
(100447249) 
10:00 a.m.
On the periodic solutions of abstract second order differential equations.
Lan Nguyen*, Western Kentucky University
(100447171) 
10:30 a.m.
Wellposedness of finite energy solutions to a twodimensional KirchhoffBoussinesq equations.
Irena M Lasiecka*, Department of Mathematics, University of Virginia.
I. Chueshov, Kharkov National University
(100435196)

8:00 a.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topology, Convergence, and Order (in Honor of Darrell Kent), I
Room 106, Academic Complex
Organizers:
Gary Richardson, University of Central Florida garyr@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu
Thomas A. Richmond, Western Kentucky University tom.richmond@wku.edu

8:00 a.m.
Opening tribute to Darrell Kent by {\it Meg Gamon Bartrand}, Columbia Basin College. 
8:05 a.m.
Darrell Kent: 40 Years of Research.
Gary D. Richardson*, University of Central Florida
(10045433) 
8:30 a.m.
Neighborhood Spaces.
Darrell C. Kent*, Washington State University
Won Keun Min, Kangwon National University
(10045423) 
9:00 a.m.
Relations Between Decomposition Series and Supratopological Series of Neighborhood Spaces.
SangHo Park*, Gyeongsang National University, Korea
Darrell C. Kent, Washington State University
(10045425) 
9:30 a.m.
Motley Merotopological Spaces.
H. L. Bentley*, University of Toledo
(10045429) 
10:00 a.m.
On the Pontryagin duality in groups.
Ronald J. Beattie*, Mount Allison University
(100446146) 
10:30 a.m.
Topological properties of generalized quotients.
David Bradshaw, University of Central Florida
Mehrdad Khosravi, University of Central Florida
Heath M Martin, University of Central Florida
Piotr Mikusinski*, University of Central Florida
(10045432)

8:00 a.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on LFunctions, I
Room 400, Academic Complex
Organizers:
Heather Russell, Western Kentucky University Heather.Russell@wku.edu
Nilabh Sanat, Western Kentucky University Nilabh.Sanat@wku.edu
Dominic Lanphier, Western Kentucky University Dominic.Lanphier@wku.edu

8:00 a.m.
An introduction to the Artin and strong Artin conjectures.
Kimball Martin*, Columbia University
(100411131) 
8:30 a.m.
Artin's conjecture and the failure of multiplicity one.
Mark Dickinson*, University of Pittsburgh
(100411239) 
9:00 a.m.
Levelraising for definite unitary groups.
Wm. Russell Mann*, Brown University
(100411266) 
9:30 a.m.
Local Asai LFunctions and Applications.
Anthony C. Kable*, Oklahoma State University
(100422175) 
10:00 a.m.
Distinguished Tame Supercuspidal Representations.
Jeffrey Hakim*, American University
(100443145) 
10:30 a.m.
Bessel Functions and Functoriality.
James W Cogdell*, Ohio State University
(100411124)

8:00 a.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Hopf Algebras and Related Topics, I
Room 249, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
David E. Radford, University of Illinois at Chicago radford@uic.edu
Bettina Richmond, Western Kentucky University bettina.richmond@wku.edu

8:30 a.m.
Coalgebras, Hopf algebras and Casimir elements.
Margaret Beattie*, Mount Allison University
(100416143) 
9:00 a.m.
Braided biGalois theory.
Peter C Schauenburg*, Mathematisches Institut der Universit\"at M\"unchen
(100416159) 
9:30 a.m.
Dual Hopf orders in group rings of elementary abelian $p$groups.
Lindsay N. Childs*, University at Albany
Harold H. Smith, III, Pennsylvania State Univ,. New Kensington
(100413109) 
10:00 a.m.
On the representations of a family of Drinfel'd doubles.
Karen Erdmann, Oxford University
Edward L Green*, Virginia Tech
Nicole Snashall, University of Leicester
Rachel Taillefer, University Jean Monnet
(10041695) 
10:30 a.m.
How to compute the FaddeevReshetikhinTakhtajan Quantum Enveloping Algebra.
Jacob Towber*, Math. Dept., De Paul University, Chi. IL
(100420219)

8:30 a.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis and Applied Mathematics, I
Room 118B, Academic Complex
Organizers:
Robert J. McCann, University of Toronto mccann@math.toronto.edu
Daniel P. Spirn, University of Minnesota spirn@math.umn.edu

8:30 a.m.
Variational solutions of some nonlinear problems in geometry and optics via MongeKantorovich optimal mass transport theory.
Vladimir Oliker*, Department of Mathematics and Computer Scince, Emory University
(10044987) 
9:00 a.m.
A variational problem on the formation of mud cracking.
Qinglan Xia*, University of Texas at Austin
(10044999) 
9:30 a.m.
Electrostatically deflected membranes and their symmetry.
J. McCuan*, Atlanta, GA
J. Pelesko, University of Deleware
(100435181) 
10:00 a.m.
Positive Solutions of Elliptic Equations Involving both Supercritical and Sublinear Growth.
Peihao Zhao*, Department of Mathematics, Lanzhou University
Chengkui Zhong, Department of Mathematics, Lanzhou University
(10043547) 
10:30 a.m.
Compactness via Symmetrization.
Almut Burchard*, University of Virginia
Yan Guo, Brown University
(100446202)

8:30 a.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology and Group Theory, I
Room 118A, Academic Complex
Organizers:
Jens E. Harlander, Western Kentucky University jens.harlander@wku.edu

9:00 a.m.
A simple algebraic proof of the algebraic index theorem.
Vasiliy A. Dolgushev*, Department of Mathematics, MIT
(10041927) 
9:30 a.m.
Universal covers of uniform spaces.
Valera N Berestovskii, Omsk State University
Conrad Plaut*, University of Tennessee
(100453179) 
10:00 a.m.
Hyperbolic structure on ``link'' complements in simply connected 4manifolds.
Dubravko Ivan\v si\'c*, Murray State University
John G. Ratcliffe, Vanderbilt University
Steven T. Tschantz, Vanderbilt University
(100457172) 
10:30 a.m.
On the Homotopy Type of CWComplexes with Aspherical Fundamental Group.
Jens Harlander, Western Kentucky University
Jacqueline A Jensen*, Sam Houston State University
(100457167)

9:00 a.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Noncommutative Algebra, I
Room 250, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Ellen E. Kirkman, Wake Forest University kirkman@wfu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Remarks on the $K$invariants in $\mathcal U(\mathfrak g)$.
Jeb F. Willenbring*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(100417154) 
9:30 a.m.
Automorphisms of affine $n$space and critical density.
Jason Pierre Bell*, University of Michigan
(10041630) 
10:00 a.m.
Some results on characters and cohomology.
Brian Parshall*, University of Virginia
(100420205) 
10:30 a.m.
On the parameterization of primitive ideals in affine PI algebras.
Edward S Letzter*, Temple University
(100416127)

9:00 a.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, I
Room 228, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Mustafa Atici, Western Kentucky University mustafa.atici@wku.edu

9:00 a.m.
Discussion. 
9:30 a.m.
Closed neighborhood antiSperner graphs.
Alison M. Marr*, Southern Illinois University
John P. McSorley, Southern Illinois University
Thomas D. Porter, Southern Illinois University
W. D. Wallis, Southern Illinois University
(100405232) 
10:00 a.m.
$\rho$valuations for some stunted trees.
Andr\'{e} E K\'{e}zdy*, University of Louisville
(10040571) 
10:30 a.m.
On the domination of triangulations of graphs having nonnegative Euler characteristic.
Michael D Plummer, Vanderbilt University
Xiaoya Zha*, Middle Tennessee State University
(100405102)

9:00 a.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Combinatorial geometric flows.
Auditorium, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Bennett Chow*, University of California San Diego
(10045302) 
Friday March 18, 2005, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Searching for quantum projective spaces.
Auditorium, Mass Media and Technology Hall
James J. Zhang*, University of Washington
(10041605) 
Friday March 18, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Hopf Algebras and Related Topics, II
Room 249, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
David E. Radford, University of Illinois at Chicago radford@uic.edu
Bettina Richmond, Western Kentucky University bettina.richmond@wku.edu

3:00 p.m.
On the irreducible representations of a class of pointed Hopf algebras.
David E. Radford, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science
H.J. G. Schneider*, Mathematisches Institut der LudwigMaximilinsInuversitaet Muenchen
(100416176) 
3:30 p.m.
Comodule Lie algebras over a cotriangular Hopf algebra.
Mikhail V. Kochetov*, University of Southern California
(100417269) 
4:00 p.m.
Parameters for Hopf Orders.
Robert G. Underwood*, Auburn University, Montgomery
(10041369) 
4:30 p.m.
Factorization of characters on graded connected Hopf algebras.
Marcelo Aguiar*, Texas A&M University
Sam Hsiao, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
(100416207) 
5:00 p.m.
Products of linear maps on bialgebras.
Edwin J. Beggs, Univerity of Wales Swansea
Earl J. Taft*, Rutgers university
(10041626)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, II
Room 236, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Michael C. Axtell, Wabash College axtellm@wabash.edu
Joe Alyn Stickles, Jr., University of Evansville js298@evansville.edu

3:00 p.m.
Prufer, Gaussian, and Arithmetical Rings.
Sarah Glaz*, University of Connecticut
(100413173) 
3:30 p.m.
Schreier Property and Gauss' Lemma.
Daniel D Anderson, Department of Mathematics, Uinversity of Iowa, Iowa City IA
Muhammad Zafrullah*, Pocatello, Idaho
(100413100) 
4:00 p.m.
ZeroDivisor Graphs of Polynomial and Power Series Rings.
Mike Axtell, Wabash College
Jim Coykendall*, North Dakota State University
Joe Stickles, University of Evansville
(10041375) 
4:30 p.m.
The diameter of the zero divisor graph of R[[x]].
Thomas G. Lucas*, University of North Carolina Charlotte
(10041358) 
5:00 p.m.
Zero divisor graphs of semigroups.
Frank DeMeyer, Colorado State University
Lisa DeMeyer*, Central Michigan University
(100413128) 
5:30 p.m.
Central Sets of the ZeroDivisor Graph of a Commutative Ring.
Shane P Redmond*, Eastern Kentucky University
(100413142)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations and Their Applications, II
Room 121, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Zhongwei Shen, University of Kentucky shenz@ms.uky.edu
Changyou Wang, University of Kentucky cywang@ms.uky.edu

3:00 p.m.
The Dirichlet problem for fully nonlinear equations on Riemannian manifolds.
Bo Guan*, Ohio Sate University
(100435245) 
3:30 p.m.
Remarks on maximum principles for uniformly elliptic PDE with unbounded and quadratic terms.
Andrzej Swiech*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(100435130) 
4:00 p.m.
$L^{infty}$ Variational problems and Aronsson equations.
Yifeng Yu*, U.C. Berkeley
(100435140) 
4:30 p.m.
On Recent Progress of Nonhomogeneous BoundaryValue Problems of the Kortewegde Vries Equation.
BingYu Zhang*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Cincinnati
(10043570) 
5:00 p.m.
Symmetry Theorems and Uniform Rectifiability.
John L Lewis, University of Kentucky
Andrew L Vogel*, Syracuse University
(100435182) 
5:30 p.m.
Uniqueness in a free boundary problem of Lewis and Vogel.
Bj\"orn Bennewitz*, University of Kentucky
(100435226)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis and Applied Mathematics, II
Room 118, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Robert J. McCann, University of Toronto mccann@math.toronto.edu
Daniel P. Spirn, University of Minnesota spirn@math.umn.edu

3:00 p.m.
Mean curvature flow in the Heisenberg group.
Luca Capogna*, University of Arkansas
(100435125) 
3:30 p.m.
Long time asymptotics for scalar conservation laws via potential comparison.
Yong Jung Kim*, Department of Mathematics, Univercity of CaliforniaRiverside
(100435161) 
4:00 p.m.
Hyperbolic models for chemotaxis.
Hyung Ju Hwang*, Duke University
(100435135) 
4:30 p.m.
Generalized Homogeneous Autonomous System and Gyroscope.
Keying Guan*, Science College, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing China
Yanxia Hu, Science College, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing China
(10047019) 
5:00 p.m.
Opial's Inequality for ZeroArea Constraint.
Jochen Denzler*, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
(100426275) 
5:30 p.m.
Blowup Solutions of the Semilinear Schr\"{o}dinger Equation.
James Colliander, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
Sarah Raynor*, Department of Mathematics, Wake Forest University
Catherine Sulem, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
J. Douglas Wright, Department of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
(100435178)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology and Group Theory, II
Room 118A, Academic Complex
Organizers:
Jens E. Harlander, Western Kentucky University jens.harlander@wku.edu

3:00 p.m.
Generalized Knot Complements and Aspherical Ribbon Disc Complements.
Stephan T Rosebrock*, Paedagogische Hochschule Karlsruhe
(10045794) 
3:30 p.m.
The geometric realization problem of algebraic 2complexes.
Nancy Waller*, Portland State University
F. Rudolf Beyl, Portland State University
(100457259) 
4:00 p.m.
The effect of cyclic factors of 3manifold groups on homotopy classification.
F. Rudolf Beyl*, Portland State University
Nancy Waller, Portland State University
(100457257) 
4:30 p.m.
Path Spaces and cohomology of the fundamental group.
Greg Conner*, BYU
x, x
(100455211) 
5:00 p.m.
Controlled Topology Invariants of Translation Actions.
Nic Koban*, Western Carolina University
(10042050) 
5:30 p.m.
Elements of finite order in VF groups.
Ian J Leary*, Ohio State University, University of Southampton
(100420129)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Noncommutative Algebra, II
Room 250, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Ellen E. Kirkman, Wake Forest University kirkman@wfu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Spherical functions on homogeneous superspaces.
Rui Bin Zhang, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sydney
Yi Ming Zou*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(10041663) 
3:30 p.m.
Canonical Singularities of Orders over Surfaces.
Daniel Chan, University of New South Wales
Colin Ingalls*, University of New Brunswick
(100416223) 
4:00 p.m.
Maximal orders on surfaces of Kodaira dimension 1.
Daniel Chan, University of New South Wales, Sydney
Rajesh S Kulkarni*, Michigan State University
(100416264) 
4:30 p.m.
Classifying birationally commutative surfaces.
Daniel Rogalski*, M. I. T.
(100416241) 
5:00 p.m.
Ialgebras and Curve Categories.
K. Retert*, University of Dallas
(100416198)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, II
Room 228, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Mustafa Atici, Western Kentucky University mustafa.atici@wku.edu

3:00 p.m.
Odddegenerate Graphs.
Dan Pritikin*, Dept. of Math & Stat, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056
(10040528) 
3:30 p.m.
On Hajos' coloring conjecture.
Xingxing Yu*, School of Mathematics Georgia Institute of Technology
Florian Zickfeld, Technische Universitat Berlin , Germany
(100405224) 
4:00 p.m.
Multidecomposition of the Complete graph with certain leave.
Atif Abueida*, University of Dayton
(100405240) 
4:30 p.m.
$2$connected spanning subgraphs with low maximum degree in locally planar graphs.
Mark Ellingham*, Department of Mathematics, Vanderbilt University
Kenichi Kawarabayashi, Graduate School of Information Sciences, Tohoku University, Japan
(10040553) 
5:00 p.m.
Connectivity and matching in 3vertexcritical clawfree graphs.
Nawarat Ananchuen, Silpakorn University
Michael D Plummer*, Vanderbilt University
(100405148)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamic Equations on Time Scales and Applications, I
Room 227, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Ferhan M. Atici, Western Kentucky University ferhan.atici@wku.edu
Daniel C. Biles, Western Kentucky University daniel.biles@wku.edu
Billvur Kaymakccalan, Georgia Southern University billur@georgiasouthern.edu

3:00 p.m.
An Application of Time Scales to Economics.
Ferhan Merdivenci Atici, Western Kentucky University
Daniel C. Biles*, Western Kentucky University
Alex Lebedinsky, Western Kentucky University
(10043449) 
3:30 p.m.
A Linear Difference Equation of Fractional Order.
Paul W. Eloe*, University of Dayton
(100439149) 
4:00 p.m.
Positive Solutions for a Nonlinear Functional Dynamical Equation on a Time Scale.
Eric R Kaufmann*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Youssef N Raffoul, University of Dayton
(100434174) 
4:30 p.m.
Existence results for even ordered multipoint boundary value problems on a time scale.
Bonita A Lawrence*, Marshall University
(100434251) 
5:00 p.m.
Forward and reverse bifurcations in a unimodal queueing model.
James A Walsh*, Oberlin College
(10043739) 
5:30 p.m.
Lyapunov Functions and Hybrid Differential Equations.
Snezhana G. Hristova*, Denison University
(100434255)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory and Its Applications, II
Room 107, Academic Complex
Organizers:
Yuanan Diao, University of North Carolina Charlotte ydiao@uncc.edu
Claus Ernst, Western Kentucky University claus.ernst@wku.edu

3:00 p.m.
The Probability of Knotting after a Local Strand Passage in SAPs.
M L Szafron*, University of Saskatchewan/St. Peter's College
C E Soteros, University of Saskatchewan
(100462177) 
3:30 p.m.
On lattice knots and links in dimensions 3 and higher.
Dennis Roseman*, University of Iowa
(10045711) 
4:00 p.m.
Lattice Knots and Cell Knots.
Casey Mann*, The University of Texas at Tyler
Jennifer McLoud, The University of Texas at Tyler
(100452208) 
4:30 p.m.
How many knots are enough?
Kenneth C. Millett*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(100457217) 
5:00 p.m.
Spin Networks and Anyonic Topological Quantum Computation.
Louis H Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Samuel J Lomonaco, University of Maryland at Baltimore County
(100457137) 
5:30 p.m.
QuasiFuchsian Surfaces in Hyperbolic Knot Complements.
Colin C. Adams*, Williams College
(100457117)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Advances in the Study of Wavelets and Multiwavelets, I
Room 322, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Douglas P. Hardin, Vanderbilt University doug.hardin@vanderbilt.edu
Bruce Kessler, Western Kentucky University bruce.kessler@wku.edu

3:00 p.m.
MALDI TOF MS Data Processing Using Wavelets, Splines, and Statistical Techniques.
Don Hong*, Vanderbilt University and ETSU
Yu Shyr, Ingram Cancer Center, Vanderbilt University
(10046238) 
3:30 p.m.
Detecting tissue anomalies in CT data by statistical analysis with isotropic wavelets.
Bernhard G Bodmann*, University of Houston
Manos Papadakis, University of Houston
(10044209) 
4:00 p.m.
Some wavelet constructions in nonlinear dynamics.
Dorin Ervin Dutkay, Rutgers University
Palle E. T. Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(10044706) 
4:30 p.m.
A characterization of semiorthogonal multiwavelets.
Lawrence W. Baggett, University of Colorado at Boulder
Veronika Furst*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(100443105) 
5:00 p.m.
Nonhomogeneous Refinement Equations and Quadrilateral/Triangular Subdivision Schemes.
Qingtang Jiang*, University of MissouriSt. Louis
(100442151) 
5:30 p.m.
Fractal Surface Macroelements for Orthogonal Nonseparable Bases.
Bruce Kessler*, Western Kentucky University
Douglas Hardin, Vanderbilt University
(100441260)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Semigroups of Operators and Applications, II
Room 257, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Khristo Boyadzhiev, Ohio Northern University kboyadzhiev@onu.edu
Lan Nguyen, Western Kentucky University lan.nguyen@wku.edu
QuocPhong Vu, Ohio University qvu@math.ohiou.edu

3:00 p.m.
Stability of operator semigroups. Achievements and perspectives.
Yuriy Tomilov*, Institute of Mathematics, Polish Academy of Sciences
(100447218) 
3:30 p.m.
On Mild solutions and almost periodic solutions of differential equations with multitime.
Saud M. Alsulami*, Ohio University
Quoc Phong Vu, Ohio University
(10044693) 
4:00 p.m.
Propagation of some properties of semigroups S(t) from a neighborhood of +infinity, to a neighborhood of 0+.
Nicolae H Pavel*, Ohio University, Department of Mathematics
(100446209) 
4:30 p.m.
Bounded Solutions of Evolution Equations.
Van Minh Nguyen*, Department of Mathematics, State University of West Georgia
(10044713) 
5:00 p.m.
Cocycles of Holomorphic Flows.
Elena T. Toneva*, Eastern Washington University
(100447162)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topology, Convergence, and Order (in Honor of Darrell Kent), II
Room 106, Academic Complex
Organizers:
Gary Richardson, University of Central Florida garyr@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu
Thomas A. Richmond, Western Kentucky University tom.richmond@wku.edu

3:00 p.m.
A convergencetheoretic approach to product theorems.
Frederic Mynard*, Georgia Southern Uinversity
(100454213) 
3:30 p.m.
Convergence structures for homeomorphism groups and coset spaces.
N Rath*, University of Western Australia
(100454121) 
4:00 p.m.
Convergence with respect to a closure operator.
Josef Slapal*, Brno University of Technology
(100418107) 
4:30 p.m.
Epiconvergence and topology in archimedean latticeordered groups.
Anthony W. Hager*, Wesleyan University
Richard N. Ball, University of Denver
(10045442) 
5:00 p.m.
Various types of logics, related structures and their applications.
Werner Gaehler*, Berlin, Germany
(100454222) 
5:30 p.m.
Apartness spacesa constructive approach.
Lumini\c ta Simona V\^\i\c t\u a*, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
(10045444)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on LFunctions, II
Room 344, Mass Media and Technology Hall
Organizers:
Heather Russell, Western Kentucky University Heather.Russell@wku.edu
Nilabh Sanat, Western Kentucky University Nilabh.Sanat@wku.edu
Dominic Lanphier, Western Kentucky University Dominic.Lanphier@wku.edu

3:00 p.m.
Metaplectic forms and multiple Dirichlet series.
Gautam Chinta*, Lehigh University
(100411250) 
3:30 p.m.
Archimedean Zeta Integrals.
Paul Garrett*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
(100411231) 
4:00 p.m.
Poles of Eisenstein series induced from cuspforms.
Feryal Alayont*, University of Arizona
(100411252) 
4:30 p.m.
Nonvanishing of central critical values of modular Lfunctions modulo p.
Scott Ahlgren, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Matthew Boylan*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10041151) 
5:00 p.m.
Tate classes and Lfunctions for a product of Picard modular surfaces.
Andrew H. Knightly*, University of Maine
(100411112)

3:00 p.m.

Friday March 18, 2005, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Western Kentucky University Reception
Lobby, Mass Media and Technology Hall