AMS Sectional Meeting Full Program
Current as of Saturday, October 22, 2005 02:16:47
2005 Fall Southeast Section Meeting
Johnson City, TN, October 1516, 2005
Meeting #1010
Associate secretaries: Matthew Miller, AMS miller@math.sc.edu
Saturday October 15, 2005

Saturday October 15, 2005, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 321, RogersStout Hall 
Saturday October 15, 2005, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Room 119, RogersStout Hall 
Saturday October 15, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, I
Room 129, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
David F. Anderson, University of Tennessee at Knoxville anderson@math.utk.edu
David E. Dobbs, University of Tennessee at Knoxville dobbs@math.utk.edu

8:00 a.m.
Intersections of valuation domains.
K Alan Loper*, Ohio State University
(101013119) 
8:30 a.m.
Classifying prime ideals in Pr\"ufer domains.
Marco Fontana, Universit\`a degli Studi Roma Tre
Evan Houston, University of North Carolina Charlotte
Thomas G. Lucas*, University of North Carolina Charlotte
(10101340) 
9:00 a.m.
Factorization of ideals in Pr\"ufer domains II.
Marco Fontana, University of Rome III
Evan Houston*, UNC Charlotte
Thomas Lucas, UNC Charlotte
(101013101) 
9:30 a.m.
On tlocally pseudovaluation domains.
Gyu Whan Chang*, University of Incheon
(101013146) 
10:00 a.m.
On the Ascent of Properties Related to Unique Factorization Domains, Part I.
Andrew J. Hetzel*, Tennesee Technological University
A. Serpil Saydam, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(10101361) 
10:30 a.m.
On the ascent of properties related to unique factorization domains, part II.
Andrew J Hetzel, Tennessee Technological University
A. Serpil Saydam*, University of Louisiana at Monroe
(10101358)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 15, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Education of Teachers, I
Room 303, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
Frederick Norwood, East Tennessee State University norwoodr@etsu.edu
Michel Helfgott, East Tennessee State University helfgott@etsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Preparing Secondary Mathematics Teachers: Lessons from PMET.
Patrick Halpin*, SUNY Oswego
(10109720) 
8:30 a.m.
Some Surprising Mathematical Deficiencies of Future High School Math Teachers.
Richard O. Hill*, Michigan State University
(10109712) 
9:00 a.m.
The Pedagogical Content Knowledge of Secondary Mathematics Teachers.
David C. Royster*, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
(10109737) 
9:30 a.m.
Math Courses Designed to Foster Mathematical Thinking and to Prepare K12 Teachers for Classroom Exigencies.
Tatiana Shubin*, San Jose State University
(10109715) 
10:00 a.m.
The Role of Proof and Proof Classes in the Mathematics Education of Teachers.
William C Bauldry*, Appalachian State University
(10109707) 
10:30 a.m.
Wallpaper patterns and planar isometries: from art to geometry and beyond.
George Baloglou*, SUNY Oswego
(10109708)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 15, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Approximation Theory, I
Room 327, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
Robert Gardner, East Tennessee State University gardnerr@etsu.edu
Narendra Kumar Govil, Auburn University govilnk@mail.auburn.edu

8:00 a.m.
Quadrature formulas and ZF networks on the sphere.
Hrushikesh N Mhaskar*, California State University, Los Angeles
(10104138) 
8:30 a.m.
Some Inequalities concerning Polar Derivative of Polynomials and Related Entire Functions.
N. K. Govil*, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama 36849
(10104188) 
9:00 a.m.
Integrability Theorems of Trigonometric Series.
Maher M Marzuq*, Gulf University for Science and Technolgy
(10104006) 
9:30 a.m.
Some problems in approximation for certain Durrmeyer type operators.
Vijay Gupta*, School of Applied Sciences, Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, New Delhi 110075, India.
(10104198) 
10:00 a.m.
Inequalities relating degrees of adjacent nodes to the average degree in edgeweighted uniform hypergraphs.
P D Johnson*, Auburn University
R N Mohapatra, University of Central Florida
(10102646) 
10:30 a.m.
Extensions of a result of P. Tur\'an about the local behaviour of polynomials.
Mohammed A. Qazi*, Tuskegee University
(10103090)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 15, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Algorithms in Metric Spaces, I
Room 125, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
W. J. Bo Brinkman, Miami University brinkmwj@muohio.edu
Beata Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrib@muohio.edu

8:00 a.m.
Recent developments in geometry and algorithms of metric spaces.
Ravi Kumar*, YahooInc.
(101068142) 
8:40 a.m.
Embeddings and data stream algorithms.
Piotr Indyk*, EECS, MIT
(101068130) 
9:30 a.m.
Embedding Bounded Bandwidth Graphs into $\ell_1$.
Douglas Edmonds Carroll*, University of California, Los Angeles
Adam Meyerson, University of California, Los Angeles
Ashish Goel, Stanford University
(101005116) 
10:00 a.m.
Metric cotype.
Manor Mendel*, California Institute of Technology
Assaf Naor, Microsoft Research
(10104622)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 15, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:01 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDE Evolutionary Systems and Their Control, I
Room 328, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
George Avalos, University of NebraskaLincoln gavalos@math.unl.edu
Irena M. Lasiecka, University of Virginia il2v@virginia.edu

8:00 a.m.
Control of Nonlinear Elastic Systems.
David L. Russell*, Virginia Tech
(10109347) 
8:30 a.m.
Linear and Nonlinear Controllability of Viscoelastic Shear Flows.
Michael Renardy*, Virginia Tech
(10107644) 
9:00 a.m.
Exact Controllability of Damped BendingTorsion Beam Model.
Marianna Shubov*, University of New Hampshire
(10109352) 
9:30 a.m.
Uniqueness, Stability and Numerical Methods for Some Coefficient Inverse and IllPosed Cauchy Problems.
Michael V. Klibanov*, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte
(10103589) 
10:00 a.m.
An observability inequality for the anisotropic dynamic Maxwell system.
Matthias M Eller*, Georgetown University
(101035102) 
10:25 a.m.
Strong Stability of PDE Semigroups via a Resolvent Criterion of Y. Tomilov.
George Avalos*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(101035110) 
10:38 a.m.
Numerical Approximation for the Minimal Energy Function Relative to the Null Controllability of the Thermoelastic Parabolic System.
Paul C. Cokeley*, University of Nebraska Lincoln
(10103577) 
10:51 a.m.
Energy Decay Rates for the Semilinear Wave Equation with Nonlinear Localized Damping and Source Terms  an Intrinsic Approach.
Irena Lasiecka, University of Virginia
Daniel Y Toundykov*, University of Virginia
(101093112)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 15, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Applications in Survival Analysis and Biostatistics, I
Room 121, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
Don Hong, East Tennessee State University hong@etsu.edu
Tiejian Wu, East Tennessee State University wut@etsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Adaptive Approximation and Stable Wavelets on Nonuniform Meshes.
SongTao Liu*, Syracuse University, NY
(101065117) 
9:00 a.m.
Improved leaps and bounds algorithm (LABOT) in subset search.
Xiaoming Huo*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(10106243) 
9:30 a.m.
Diffusion Distance and Anisotropic Diffusions.
Jianzhong Wang*, Sam Houston State University
(101035118) 
10:00 a.m.
Break 
10:30 a.m.
Area Test for Observations Indexed by Time.
Lisa Bloomer Green*, Middle Tennessee State University
Erik M. Boczko, Vanderbilt University
(10106255)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 15, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Discrete Models in Biology, I
Room 124, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
Debra Knisley, East Tennessee State University knisley@etsu.edu
Michael A. Langston, University of Tennessee, Knoxville mlangsto@utk.edu

8:30 a.m.
Graphs and DNA rearrangements.
Mariel Vazquez*, San Francisco State University
(10109279) 
9:00 a.m.
Random De Bruijn Sequences and the Design of DNA Codewords.
Christine E Heitsch*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(101005129) 
9:30 a.m.
Choral Graphs and Evolution of Hard to Gain and Hard Lose Character Traits.
Teresa Maria Przytycka*, NIH / NLM / NCBI
(10100521) 
10:00 a.m.
Discovering Novel Functional RNAs using Graph Theory.
Namhee Kim*, Computational Biology IGERT Doctoral Program New York University
Hin Hark Gan, Chemistry Department New York University
Tamar Schlick, Chemistry/Computational Biology/Mathematics New York University
(10109262) 
10:30 a.m.
Using graphical invariants to quantify secondary RNA structure.
Teresa Haynes, East Tennessee State University
Debra Knisley*, East Tennessee State University
Jeff Knisley, East Tennessee State University
Yue Zou, East Tennessee State University
(10109274)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 15, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Aspects of Wave Propagation Phenomena, I
Room 324, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
Boris P. Belinskiy, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga borisbelinskiy@utc.edu
Anjan Biswas, Tennessee State University ABiswas@Tnstate.edu

9:00 a.m.
Phase Space and Path Integral Methods in Seismic Imaging.
Lou Fishman*, MDF International, Slidell, LA
(10108631) 
9:30 a.m.
On a finite algorithm of constructing mother bodies in $R^2$.
Tatiana Savin*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Boris Sternin, Independent University of Moscow
Victor Shatalov, Independent University of Moscow
(10103142) 
10:00 a.m.
Reconstruction problem for the inhomogeneous one dimensional wave equation.
Slava Krigman*, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
(10104918) 
10:30 a.m.
Scattered waves through a waveguide from a halfopened space.
Yongzhi S Xu*, University of Louisville
(10103509)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 15, 2005, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Markov chain mixing: An update.
Auditorium (Room 118), RogersStout Hall
Prasad V. Tetali*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(10106003) 
Saturday October 15, 2005, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
The biLipschitz theory of metric spaces: A survey of recent progress and algorithmic applications.
Auditorium (Room 118), RogersStout Hall
Assaf Naor*, Microsoft Research
(10105202) 
Saturday October 15, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Education of Teachers, II
Room 303, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
Frederick Norwood, East Tennessee State University norwoodr@etsu.edu
Michel Helfgott, East Tennessee State University helfgott@etsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Improving PreService Teachers' Calculus Understanding Through CAS Programming.
Judith H. Hector*, Walters State Community College
(10109719) 
3:30 p.m.
Complex Numbers: Making Sense Out of Nonsense.
David Kay*, University of North Carolina, Asheville
(101097128) 
4:00 p.m.
Mathematics for Teaching.
Al Cuoco*, Center for Mathematics Education, EDC
(10109713) 
5:00 p.m.
Professional development: the hard work of learning mathematics.
HungHsi Wu*, University of California at Berkeley
(10109711)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 15, 2005, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Wave Equations and Applications, I
Room 325, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
Alberto Bressan, Pennsylvania State University bressan@math.psu.edu
Yuxi Zheng, Pennsylvania State University yzheng@math.psu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Axial Symmetry and Classification of Stationary Solutions of the DoiOnsager Equation.
Hailiang Liu*, Iowa State University
Hui Zhang, Beijing Normal University
Pingwen Zhang, Beijing Univeristy
(10103533) 
3:30 p.m.
Geometric approach to Euler equations of hydrodynamics.
Gerard Misiolek*, University of Notre Dame
(10103554) 
4:00 p.m.
High frequency solutions and wellposedness of the CamassaHolm equation.
Alex A. Himonas*, University of Notre Dame
(10103575) 
4:30 p.m.
Evolution of Skyrme's Hedgehog.
Lev Kapitanski*, University of Miami
(101035124)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 15, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Approximation Theory, II
Room 327, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
Robert Gardner, East Tennessee State University gardnerr@etsu.edu
Narendra Kumar Govil, Auburn University govilnk@mail.auburn.edu

3:00 p.m.
A Curious Identity on the Stirling Numbers of the Second Kind.
Xin Li*, University of Central Florida
(10104168) 
3:30 p.m.
Geometric Variational Subdivision.
Scott N Kersey*, Georgia Southern University
(10104183) 
4:00 p.m.
On Equivalence of Moduli of Smoothness of Polynomials in $L_p$, $0
Yingkang Hu*, Georgia Southern University
Yongping Liu, Beijing Normal University
(10104157) 
4:30 p.m.
Shape perserving approximation by linear polynomial operators using different types of data.
FranciscoJavier MunozDelgado*, University of Jaen
Antonio MolinaTebar, University of Jaen
(10104186) 
5:00 p.m.
Polar Derivatives for Rational Functions and Bernstein Type Inequalities.
R N Mohapatra*, University of Central Florida
(10104181) 
5:30 p.m.
One Dimensional Approximation of the Transfer Function for an Absorbing Media.
Tim E. Olson*, University of Florida
(101041153)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 15, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Applications in Survival Analysis and Biostatistics, II
Room 121, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
Don Hong, East Tennessee State University hong@etsu.edu
Tiejian Wu, East Tennessee State University wut@etsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Stochastic Mixture Models of Human Colon Cancers.
WaiYuan Tan*, The University of Memphis
LiJun Zhang, The University of Memphis
Chao W. Chen, US EPA
Junmei Zhu, The University of Memphis
(10109265) 
3:30 p.m.
Logspline Density Estimation with an Application to the Study of Survival Data of Lung Cancer Patients.
Yong Chen*, Case Western Reserve University
(10106251) 
4:00 p.m.
Serum Iron, Copper and Zinc Concentrations and Risk of Cancer Mortality in US Adults.
Tiejian Wu*, East Tennessee State University
(10109267) 
4:30 p.m.
Survival Anlysis Based on High Throughput MALDITOF Protein Expression Profiling.
Shuo Chen*, Vanderbilt University
Don Hong, Vanderbilt University
Yu Shyr, Vanderbilt University
(10106293) 
5:00 p.m.
Survival Model and Estimation for Lung Cancer Patients with Neural Network Applications.
Xingchen Yuan, Chicago, IL
Don Hong, Middle Tennessee State University
Changbin Guo*, East Tennessee State University
(10106269) 
5:30 p.m.
Disease Progression Modeling from Historical Databases.
Ronald K. Pearson, ProSanos Corporation
Robert J. Kingan*, Clayton State University
Alan Hochberg, ProSanos Corporation
(101062151)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 15, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Discrete Models in Biology, II
Room 124, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
Debra Knisley, East Tennessee State University knisley@etsu.edu
Michael A. Langston, University of Tennessee, Knoxville mlangsto@utk.edu

3:00 p.m.
Graph Applications in Systems Genetics.
Elissa J Chesler*, Life Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
M A Langston, Computer Sciences Department, University of Tennessee
(10109296) 
3:30 p.m.
Graphs for indexing coordinates specifying molecular shape in 3D space and some applications.
Daniel B. Dix*, University of South Carolina
(10105378) 
4:00 p.m.
A Geometric Theorem on Producible Polygonal Protein Chains.
Joseph O'Rourke*, Smith College
(10105172) 
4:30 p.m.
Polynomial Dynamical Models for Biological Systems.
Abdul Salam Jarrah*, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
(101012136) 
5:00 p.m.
A Framework for Analysis of Dynamic Social Networks.
Tanya Y. BergerWolf*, University of Illinois at Chicago and DIMACS
Jared Saia, University of New Mexico
(10109226) 
5:30 p.m.
Cellular Automata Modeling of Signaling and Metabolic Pathways.
Danail G Bonchev*, Department of Mathematics & Center for the Study of Biological Complexity, Virginia Commonwealth University
Lemont B Kier, Center for the Study of Biological Complexity, Virginia Commonwelath University
Sterling Thomas, Virginia Commonwealth University
(101092105)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 15, 2005, 3:00 p.m.6:05 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDE Evolutionary Systems and Their Control, II
Room 328, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
George Avalos, University of NebraskaLincoln gavalos@math.unl.edu
Irena M. Lasiecka, University of Virginia il2v@virginia.edu

3:00 p.m.
A new proof and generalizations of Gearhart's theorem.
QuocPhong Vu*, Ohio University
(101047106) 
3:30 p.m.
Exotic linear systems and formal power series with application to robust control.
Joseph A. Ball*, Virginia Tech
(101093132) 
4:00 p.m.
Strong instability of standing waves for the nonlinear KleinGordon equation and KleinGordonZakharov system.
Grozdena Todorova*, University of Tennessee
(101035138) 
4:30 p.m.
Stabilizability of a nonlinear coupled wave/heat system.
Louis Tebou*, Florida International University
(10109345) 
5:00 p.m.
Existence issues for semilinear wave equations.
Petronela Radu*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(101035152) 
5:30 p.m.
The energy decay problem for wave equations with nonlinear dissipative terms in $R^n$.
Grozdena Todorova, University of Tennessee  Knoxville
Borislav Yordanov*, University of Tennessee  Knoxville
(10103580) 
5:50 p.m.
Exact Controllability of a RaoNakra sandwich beam.
Rajeev Rajaram*, Shepherd University
(10109384)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 15, 2005, 3:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 324, RogersStout Hall

3:00 p.m.
Nonsymmetric Schur functions and key polynomials.
Sarah K Mason*, University of Pennsylvania
(101005134) 
3:15 p.m.
Convolutions of valuations on convex bodies.
Joseph H.G. Fu, University of Georgia
Jason Parsley*, University of Georgia
(101052137) 
3:30 p.m.
A remark on a result by Kato.
Carlos J Almada*, Columbus State University
(101035139)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 15, 2005, 3:05 p.m.6:10 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Algorithms in Metric Spaces, II
Room 125, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
W. J. Bo Brinkman, Miami University brinkmwj@muohio.edu
Beata Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrib@muohio.edu

3:05 p.m.
Non linear $p$ summing operators.
Jeffrey D. Farmer, University of Northern Colorado
William B. Johnson*, Texas A&M University
(101052131) 
4:00 p.m.
Coarse dimensions and partitions of unity.
Jerzy Dydak*, University of Tennessee
(10105492) 
4:30 p.m.
F\o lner type sequences and constructions of coarse embeddings.
Piotr W Nowak*, Vanderbilt University
(10104660) 
5:00 p.m.
Extending Lipschitz maps into $C(K)$spaces.
Nigel J. Kalton*, University of Missouri
(10104653) 
5:50 p.m.
Recent developments in geometry and algorithms in metric spaces.
James R. Lee*, CS, UC Berkeley
(101068141)

3:05 p.m.

Saturday October 15, 2005, 3:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, II
Room 129, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
David F. Anderson, University of Tennessee at Knoxville anderson@math.utk.edu
David E. Dobbs, University of Tennessee at Knoxville dobbs@math.utk.edu

3:30 p.m.
Results on the FIP property for extensions of commutative rings.
David E. Dobbs, University of Tennessee
Bernadette Mullins*, BirminghamSouthern College
Gabriel Picavet, Universite Blaise Pascal
Martine PicavetL'Hermitte, Universite Blaise Pascal
(101013125) 
4:00 p.m.
Flat epimorphisms and a generalized Kaplansky ideal transform.
Jay Shapiro*, George Mason University
(10101336) 
4:30 p.m.
Some finiteness conditions on the set of overrings of a $\phi$ring.
Ayman R Badawi*, American Univ. of Sharjah,
Ali Jaballah, University of Sharjah
(10101323) 
5:00 p.m.
Ndimensional Pairs.
R. Douglas Chatham*, Morehead State University
David E. Dobbs, University of Tennessee
(10101334) 
5:30 p.m.
QuasiSchreier domains II.
Daniel D Anderson, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Tiberiu Dumitrescu, Universitatea Bucuresti, Bucharest, Romania
Muhammad Zafrullah*, Pocatello, Idaho
(101013121)

3:30 p.m.
Sunday October 16, 2005

Sunday October 16, 2005, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 321, RogersStout Hall 
Sunday October 16, 2005, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Room 119, RogersStout Hall 
Sunday October 16, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, III
Room 129, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
David F. Anderson, University of Tennessee at Knoxville anderson@math.utk.edu
David E. Dobbs, University of Tennessee at Knoxville dobbs@math.utk.edu

8:00 a.m.
ZeroDivisor Graphs of Idealizations.
Michael Axtell, Wabash College
Joe Stickles*, University of Evansville
(10101305) 
8:30 a.m.
ZeroDivisor Graphs of Direct Products of Commutative Rings.
M. Axtell*, Wabash College
J Stickles, University of Evansville
J Warfel, Wabash College
(10101314) 
9:00 a.m.
ZeroDivisor Graphs of Finite Commutative Rings with Identity.
Shane P. Redmond*, Eastern Kentucky University
(10101376) 
9:30 a.m.
Neat Rings.
Warren Wm McGovern*, Bowling green State University
(10101316) 
10:00 a.m.
Generalizing Sperner's lemma to a free module over an SPIR.
Grady D. Bullington*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(10101317) 
10:30 a.m.
Bounded Factorization Rings.
Amit Ganatra*, University of Iowa
(10101366)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 16, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Approximation Theory, III
Room 327, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
Robert Gardner, East Tennessee State University gardnerr@etsu.edu
Narendra Kumar Govil, Auburn University govilnk@mail.auburn.edu

8:00 a.m.
Representation of multivariate wavelets.
Richard A. Zalik*, Auburn University
(10104232) 
8:30 a.m.
Approximation properties of radially projected finite elements.
Necibe Tuncer*, Auburn University
Amnon J. Meir, Auburn University
(10106573) 
9:00 a.m.
An Algorithm for Global Polynomial Approximation of Continuous Realvalued Functions in Two Variables.
Christopher O. Ward*, University of the West Indies (St. Augustine Campus)
(10106871) 
9:30 a.m.
Fuzzy Korovkin Theory.
George A Anastassiou*, Univ.Memphis
(10104110) 
10:00 a.m.
On `selfreciprocal' polynomials.
Q. I. Rahman, Universit\'e de Montr\'eal
Q. M. Tariq*, Virginia State University
(10104187) 
10:30 a.m.
Zero Distribution of Muntz Orthogonal and Extremal Polynomials.
Doron S Lubinsky*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Edward B Saff, Vanderbilt University
(10104141)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 16, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Algorithms in Metric Spaces, III
Room 125, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
W. J. Bo Brinkman, Miami University brinkmwj@muohio.edu
Beata Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrib@muohio.edu

8:00 a.m.
Coarse embeddings into a Hilbert space.
William B. Johnson, Texas A&M University
Nirina Lovasoa Randrianarivony*, University of Missouri  Columbia
(10104694) 
8:30 a.m.
Improved Embeddings of Graph Metrics into Random spanning trees.
Kedar Dhamdhere*, Google
(101068143) 
9:00 a.m.
Compression of uniform embeddings into Hilbert space.
Nikolay Brodskiy*, University of Tennessee
Dmitriy Sonkin, University of Virginia
(10102095) 
9:30 a.m.
Low Dimensional Embeddings of SeriesParallel Graphs into $\ell_1$.
Bo Brinkman, Miami University
Adriana Karagiozova*, Princeton University
(10106899) 
10:00 a.m.
Fitting tree metrics: Hierarchical clustering and Phylogeny.
Moses Charikar*, Princeton University
Nir Ailon, Princeton University
(101068109)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 16, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:01 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDE Evolutionary Systems and Their Control, III
Room 328, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
George Avalos, University of NebraskaLincoln gavalos@math.unl.edu
Irena M. Lasiecka, University of Virginia il2v@virginia.edu

8:00 a.m.
Thermomechanical response in space structures.
E Cliff, ICAM, Virginia Tech
T L Herdman*, ICAM, Virginia Tech
Z Y Liu, University of Minnesota at Duluth
(101035127) 
8:30 a.m.
A Null Controllability of a QuasiStatic Thermoelastic Plate.
Irina F. Sivergina*, Kettering University
Michael P. Polis, Oakland University
(101093108) 
9:00 a.m.
Canonical Duality Theory and Algorithm for Solving SemiLinear Nonconvex Variational/PDE Systems with Applications.
David Yang Gao*, Virginia Tech
(10103591) 
9:30 a.m.
Degree Theoretic Aspects of Quasilinear Elliptic Systems.
Henry C Simpson*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(101035149) 
10:00 a.m.
The Dirichlet problem for higher order elliptic equations in polygonal domains.
Irina Mitrea*, University of Virginia
(10104548) 
10:25 a.m.
Transmission Boundary Value Problems in NonSmooth Domains.
Katharine A Ott*, University of Virginia
(10103556) 
10:38 a.m.
Local and Global Solutions of Semilinear Wave Equation with Nonlinear Boundary Conditions.
Irena Lasiecka, University of Virginia
Lorena V Bociu*, University of Virginia
(101035140) 
10:51 a.m.
Differential Riccati Equations for the Bolza Problem associated with unbounded control and Singular Estimate Control Systems Applications to control systems of coupled PDEs.
Irena Lasiecka, University of Virginia
Amjad Tuffaha*, University of Virginia
(101035113)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 16, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Aspects of Wave Propagation Phenomena, II
Room 324, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
Boris P. Belinskiy, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga borisbelinskiy@utc.edu
Anjan Biswas, Tennessee State University ABiswas@Tnstate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Stationary power law temporal solitons in waveguides and frequency calculations of the swing effect in two dimesional spatial solitons.
Sihon Crutcher*, Department of Physics, Alabama A&M University
Anjan Biswas, Tennessee State University
Manmohan D. Aggarwal, Department of Physics Alabama A&M University
Matthew E. Edwards, Department of Physics Alabama A&M University
(10103585) 
9:00 a.m.
1D Stochastic Wave Equations with Quasinonlinearity and QRegular SpaceTime Noise: The Nonlinear String.
Henri Schurz*, Texas Tech and Southern Illinois University
(10103529) 
9:30 a.m.
Stochastic perturbation of dispersionmanaged optical solitons.
Anjan Biswas*, Tennessee State University
(10107828) 
10:00 a.m.
The complexvalued KdV equation.
Jiahong Wu*, Department of Mathematics, Oklahoma State University
(10103530) 
10:30 a.m.
On the connection between a nonlinear SturmLiouville problem and a quasiKdV equation.
Boris P Belinskiy*, University of Tennessee at Chattamooga
John R Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattamooga
(10103570)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 16, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Education of Teachers, III
Room 303, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
Frederick Norwood, East Tennessee State University norwoodr@etsu.edu
Michel Helfgott, East Tennessee State University helfgott@etsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Sense and Sensibility.
Troy D Riggs*, Union University
(10109725) 
9:00 a.m.
The Mathematical Preparation of Teachers for the Middle Grades.
Mary Ellen O'Leary*, University of South Carolina
(101097107) 
9:30 a.m.
Teaching Mathematics in a Technological Society.
Michael S. Waters*, Northern Kentucky University
(10109724) 
10:00 a.m.
Statistical Study of Chaos using Webbased Computation.
H. Yang, Virginia State University
Z. Wang, Virginia Wesleyan College
J. Ding*, The University of Southern Mississippi
(10109727) 
10:30 a.m.
Sandbox Mathematics.
George D Poole*, East Tennessee State University
(101097100)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 16, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Discrete Models in Biology, III
Room 124, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
Debra Knisley, East Tennessee State University knisley@etsu.edu
Michael A. Langston, University of Tennessee, Knoxville mlangsto@utk.edu

8:30 a.m.
MultiScale Hierarchical Structure Prediction of Helical Transmembrane Proteins.
Zhong Chen*, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Ying Xu, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
(101082111) 
9:00 a.m.
Molecular Seismology: A nanoscale assay to capture time and space resolved biopolymer interactions.
Erik Miklos Boczko*, Vanderbilt University
(10109282) 
9:30 a.m.
Prediction of Functional Modules Based on Genes Distribution in Various Microbial Genomes.
Hongwei Wu*, Computational Biology Institute, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Fenglou Mao, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia
Victor Olman, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia
Ying Xu, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia
(101092104) 
10:00 a.m.
Modeling Division of Labor: Topdown versus Bottomup.
Michael D. Phillips*, East Tennessee State University
Istvan Karsai, East Tennessee State UniversityDept. of Biological Sciences
Jeff Knisley, East Tennessee State UniversityDept. of Mathematics
(101092144) 
10:30 a.m.
FixedParameter Tractability: Background, Recent Progress, and Applications in Computational Biology.
Michael A. Langston*, University of Tennessee
(101092154)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 16, 2005, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Wave Equations and Applications, II
Room 325, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
Alberto Bressan, Pennsylvania State University bressan@math.psu.edu
Yuxi Zheng, Pennsylvania State University yzheng@math.psu.edu

9:30 a.m.
A characteristic decomposition of the pseudosteady 2D potential flow.
Jiequan Li, Capital Normal University of Beijing
Tong Zhang, Academia Sinica
Yuxi Zheng*, The Pennsylvania State University
(101035150) 
10:00 a.m.
ScaleInvariant Hamiltonian Waves.
John K Hunter*, University of California at Davis, Davis CA
(101035135) 
10:30 a.m.
Uniform BV estimates on damped psystem.
Ronghua Pan*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(101035126)

9:30 a.m.

Sunday October 16, 2005, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Groebner bases: From theory to applications and back.
Auditorium (Room 118), RogersStout Hall
Rekha R. Thomas*, University of Washington
(10101404) 
Sunday October 16, 2005, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Optimal transportation metrics and nonlinear wave equations.
Auditorium (Room 118), RogersStout Hall
Alberto Bressan*, Pennsylvania State University
(10103501) 
Sunday October 16, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, IV
Room 129, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
David F. Anderson, University of Tennessee at Knoxville anderson@math.utk.edu
David E. Dobbs, University of Tennessee at Knoxville dobbs@math.utk.edu

3:00 p.m.
Asymptotic Elasticity in Atomic Monoids.
Scott T. Chapman*, Trinity University
Paul Baginski, University of California at Berkeley
Matthew T. Holden, Univerisity of Chicago
Terri A. Moore, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
(10101364) 
3:30 p.m.
Elements of domains with large factorizations.
Jim Coykendall*, North Dakota State University
(101013120) 
4:00 p.m.
Holomorphy rings of function fields.
Bruce M Olberding*, New Mexico State University
(10101359) 
4:30 p.m.
Polynomials preserving infinite subsets upto Mequivalence.
S. B. Mulay*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 379961300
(10101263) 
5:00 p.m.
Hilbert functions of local rings of certain Schubert varieties.
Sudhir R Ghorpade*, IIT Bombay (India) and University of Tennessee, Knoxville (USA)
K N Raghavan, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai (India)
(101013103) 
5:30 p.m.
Some recent results in commutative ring theory.
Byung Gyun Kang*, Pohang University of Science and Technology
(101013147)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 16, 2005, 3:00 p.m.6:05 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDE Evolutionary Systems and Their Control, IV
Room 328, RogersStout Hall
Organizers:
George Avalos, University of NebraskaLincoln gavalos@math.unl.edu
Irena M. Lasiecka, University of Virginia il2v@virginia.edu

3:00 p.m.
stochastic BenjaminOno equation.
Jong Uhn Kim*, Virginia Tech
(10103539) 
3:30 p.m.
Approximation to the Solution of a Class of Interacting Particle Systems: New Approach.
Jie Wu*, Louisiana State University
(101060115) 
4:00 p.m.
Optimal Harvesting in a Fishery Model.
Suzanne Lenhart*, University of Tennessee
(101035122) 
4:30 p.m.
Free propagators and FeynmanKac propagators.
Archil Gulisashvili*, Ohio University
(10103550) 
5:00 p.m.
Spacetime localization of the vorticity in the 3D NavierStokes equations.
Zoran Grujic*, University of Virginia
Qi S. Zhang, University of California, Riverside
(101035133) 
5:30 p.m.
On the Expected Optimal Value and the Optimal Expected Value.
AnaMaria Croicu*, Florida State University
M. Yousuff Hussaini, Florida State University
(101049123) 
5:50 p.m.
Diffusion Equations with Nonlocal Quadratic Nonlinearities.
John Paul Roop*, Virginia Tech
(101065148)

3:00 p.m.