AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
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.