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2000 Fall Western Section Meeting
San Francisco, CA, October 2122, 2000
Meeting #958
Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS
brusso@math.uci.edu
Sunday October 22, 2000

Sunday October 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meetings Registration
Lobby (3rd/Main Floor), Thornton Hall

Sunday October 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, III
Room 432, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Christoph Thiele, University of California, Los Angeles thiele@math.ucla.edu
Thomas Wolff (deceased), California Institute of Technology
F. Michael Christ, University of California, Berkeley mchrist@math.berkeley.edu
James Colliander, University of California, Berkeley colliand@math.berkeley.edu

8:00 a.m.
Product Rule and Chain Rule Estimates for Fractional Derivatives on Spaces of Homogeneous Type.
A. Eduardo Gatto*, DePaul University
(95842149)

8:30 a.m.
Bilinear estimates and applications to 2D NLS.
James E Colliander, UC Berkeley
JanMarc Delort, Université ParisNord
Carlos E Kenig, University of Chicago
Gigliola Staffilani*, Stanford University
(95835219)

9:00 a.m.
The generalized KdV Equation on the HalfLine.
James E Colliander*, University of California, Berkeley
Carlos E Kenig, University of Chicago
(95835233)

9:30 a.m.
Recent Progress on the Square Root Problem of Kato.
Steve Hofmann*, University of Missouri
(95842147)

10:00 a.m.
Approximate fundamental solutions for low regularity wave equations.
Hart F Smith*, University of Washington, Seattle
(95835286)

10:30 a.m.
An Almost Conservation Law and Global Rough Solutions for Nonlinear Schrodinger Equations.
James Colliander, UC Berkeley
Markus Keel*, California Institute of Technology
Gigliola Staffilani, Stanford University
Hideo Takaoka, University of Tokyo
Terence Tao, University of California, Los Angeles
(95835273)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric and Symbolic Dynamical Systems, III
Room 429, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Arek Goetz, San Francisco State University goetz@sfsu.edu
Luca Zamboni, University of North Texas luca@unt.edu

8:00 a.m.
Periodic trajectories of multidimensional Birkhoff billiards.
Serge Tabachnikov*, Penn State University
Michael Farber, Tel Aviv University
(95857105)

8:30 a.m.
Counting Problems on Billiards.
Alex Eskin, University of Chicago
Howard Masur*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(95837254)

9:00 a.m.
Counting periodic orbits and closed geodesics.
Eugene Gutkin*, Santa Monica, California
(9583799)

9:30 a.m.
Arithmetic Failure of Ergodicity.
Yitwah Cheung*, Northwestern University
(9583793)

10:00 a.m.
Dynamics on the orbit space and stable ergodicity for equivariant diffeomorphiisms.
Michael J Field*, University of Houston
(9583787)

10:30 a.m.
Billiards on Weyl manifolds.
Maciej P Wojtkowski*, University of Arizona
(95837287)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Spaces, III
Room 327, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Sheldon Axler, San Francisco State University axler@sfsu.edu
Alex Schuster, San Francisco State University schuster@sfsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Carleson Measures for the Dirichlet Space.
Nicola Arcozzi, Universita Di Bologna, Italy
Richard Rochberg*, Washington University, St. Louis
Eric Sawyer, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN
(9584646)

8:30 a.m.
Berezin Transform and Compactness of Operators.
Nina Zorboska*, University of Manitoba
(95847191)

9:00 a.m.
Products of Hankel and Toeplitz Operators on the Bergman space.
Karel Stroethoff*, University of Montana
Dechao Zheng, Vanderbilt University
(95847107)

9:30 a.m.
Another look at some index theorems for the shift.
John R Akeroyd*, University of Arkansas
(9584736)

10:00 a.m.
Products of Toeplitz operators.
Patrick R Ahern, University of Wisconsin
Zeljko Cuckovic*, University of Toledo
(95847160)

10:30 a.m.
Composition Operators on a Local Dirichlet Space.
Donald Sarason*, University of California
JorgeNuno O Silva, University of Lisbon
(95847188)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Diagrammatic Morphisms in Algebra, Category Theory, and Topology, III
Room 335, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
David Radford, University of Illinois at Chicago radford@uic.edu
Fernando Souza, University of Waterloo fernando@math.uic.edu
David Yetter, Kansas State University dyetter@math.ksu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Linking of orientable and nonorientable surfaces in 4dimensions.
J. Scott Carter*, Univ. of South Alabama
Seiichi Kamada, Osaka City Univ.
Masahico Saito, Univ. of South Florida
Shin Satoh, Osaka City Univ.
(95857172)

8:45 a.m.
Quandle cocycle invariants of knots and shadow colored arc diagrams.
J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
Daniel Jelsovsky, Florida Southern College
Seiichi Kamada, Osaka City University
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
(95857170)

9:30 a.m.
4D TQFT's and gerbes.
Marco A Mackaay*, University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal
(9585362)

10:15 a.m.
Algebraic structures of Feynman diagrams: from Hopf and Lie algebras to operads.
Dirk Kreimer*, Mainz University, Germany
(95881205)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 425, Thornton Hall

Sunday October 22, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, III
Room 310, HSS Building
Organizers:
Jesus De Loera, University of California, Davis deloera@math.ucdavis.edu
Frank Sottile, University of Wisconsin sottile@math.umass.edu

8:30 a.m.
Cohomology of BottSamelsons.
Allen I Knutson*, U.C. Berkeley
Rebecca F Goldin, U. of Maryland
(95805288)

9:00 a.m.
Symmetries of GromovWitten invariants.
Alexander Postnikov*, UC Berkeley
(95805179)

9:30 a.m.
Invariant Factors for Matrices over Discrete Valuation Rings and the LittlewoodRichardson Rule.
Glenn Appleby*, Santa Clara University
(95805227)

10:00 a.m.
Shifted quasisymmetric functions and the Hopf algebra of peak functions.
Nantel Bergeron*, York University, Toronto
Stephan Mykytiuk, York University, Toronto
Frank J Sottile, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Stephanie van Willigenburg, Cornell University
(95805279)

10:30 a.m.
Complementary Algorithms for Tableaux.
Tom Roby*, Cal State Hayward
Frank Sottile, University of Massachusetts
Julian West, University of Victoria
Jeff Stroomer, Xilinx, Inc.
(95805131)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Room 317, HSS Building
Organizers:
Shawnee McMurran, California State University San Bernardino mcmurran@prodigy.net
James J. Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu

8:30 a.m.
The Josephus Problem Revisited.
James J Tattersall*, Providence College
(95801128)

9:00 a.m.
Gerbert: A Guy in the Right Place at the Right Time.
Betty Mayfield*, Hood College
(95801124)

9:30 a.m.
The Collapse of the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.
Kristen S Moore*, University of Michigan
(95801281)

10:00 a.m.
Symbolical Algebra as a Foundation for Calculus: D. F. Gregory's Contributions.
Patricia R. Allaire, CUNY Queensborough
Robert E. Bradley*, Adelphi University
(9580145)

10:30 a.m.
Geometry Civilized and Churches Astronomized.
John L Heilbron*, University of California, Berkeley
(95801258)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Abstract Wavelet Theory, III
Room 325, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Lawrence W. Baggett, University of Colorado baggett@euclid.colorado.edu
Kathy D. Merrill, The Colorado College kmerrill@coloradocollege.edu

8:30 a.m.
Projective module wavelet frames over continuous functions on tori.
Judith A Packer*, Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
(95846212)

9:00 a.m.
A construction of Meyertype wavelets for arbitrary expansive, integer valued matrices in two dimensions.
Marcin M Bownik, University of Michigan
Darrin M Speegle*, Saint Louis University
(9584296)

9:30 a.m.
Actions of the reals or integers on ${\bf R}^n$ which admit frames.
Keith F Taylor*, University of Saskatchewan
Eckart Schulz, Suranaree University of Technology
(9584332)

10:00 a.m.
Embedding a Wavelet Generalized Multiresolution Analysis in a Multiwavelet Multiresolution Analysis.
Sharon S Vestal*, Missouri Western State College
(95843181)

10:30 a.m.
A new technique for constructing a wavelet from a MRA.
Eric Weber*, Texas A\&M University
(95842154)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Periodic and/or Multiple Solutions of Differential and Difference Equations, II
Room 409, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Jorge Aarao, Claremont McKenna College jorge_aarao@mckenna.edu
Mario Martelli, Claremont McKenna College mmartelli@thuban.ac.hmc.edu
Adolfo Rumbos, Pomona College arumbos@pomona.edu

8:30 a.m.
Structure of Solutions to Nonlinear Diffusion Equations in $\bf{R}^n$.
Allan L Edelson*, University of California, Davis
(95835122)

9:00 a.m.
The Dynamics of Chaotic Maps under Random Perturbations.
Amy E Radunskaya*, Pomona College
(95837195)

9:30 a.m.
Some global convergence theorems for discrete dynamical systems.
Asuman G Aksoy, Claremont McKenna College
Mario U Martelli*, Claremont McKenna College
(95837151)

10:00 a.m.
Solutions of minimal period $n$ for H\'{e}nonlike second order difference equations.
Morris W Hirsch*, University of California
(95837245)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singularities and Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 302, HSS Building
Organizers:
Caroline Melles, United States Naval Academy cgg@nadn.navy.mil
Ruth Michler, University of North Texas michler@unt.edu

9:00 a.m.
Introduction

9:10 a.m.
New and old results on singular plane curves.
Ruth I Michler*, UNT & Northeastern U.
(95814276)

9:40 a.m.
Tschirnhausen approximate roots and the Local Uniformization Theorem.
Mark Spivakovsky*, University of Toronto and University of Toulouse
(95814171)

10:30 a.m.
Singularities of pairs via jet schemes.
Mircea I Mustata*, University of California, Berkeley
(95814239)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Banach Algebras, III
Room 329, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Suren Grigoryan, Kazan State University sugrigor@green.kcn.ru
Thomas Tonev, University of MontanaMissoula ma_tt@selway.umt.edu

9:00 a.m.
Some Functional Analytic Properties of the Fourier Algebra as reflected by some subsets of the Real linr.
Edmond E. Granirer*, Univ. of B.C.
(95846129)

9:30 a.m.
Disjointness preserving and local operators on algebras of differentiable functions.
Michael M Neumann*, Mississippi State University
(95846200)

10:00 a.m.
C* and Banach algebras associated with minimal diffeomorphisms.
N. Christopher Phillips*, University of Oregon
(95846145)

10:30 a.m.
Some approximation theorems.
Rao V Nagisetty*, Math. Dept., University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 43606
(95830211)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Probability, with Emphasis on Markov Chains and Random Matrices, I
Room 210, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Steve Evans, University of California, Berkeley evans@stat.berkeley.edu
Amir Dembo, Stanford University amir@stat.stanford.edu
Yuval Peres, University of California, Berkeley peres@math.huji.ac.il

9:00 a.m.
Random Matrix Theory and Szego's theorem.
Persi Diaconis*, Stanford University
(95860264)

9:40 a.m.
Glauber dynamics and the Ising model on trees.
Claire Kenyon, LRI, UMR CNRS
Elchanan Mossel*, Microsoft research
Yuval Peres, U.C. Berkeley and Hebrew University
(95860249)

10:20 a.m.
The $\zeta(2)$ limit in the random assignment problem.
David J Aldous*, U.C. Berkeley
(95860277)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Representations, III
Room 305, HSS Building
Organizers:
Ehud Moshe Baruch, University of California Santa Cruz baruch@math.ucsc.edu
Dan Bump, Stanford University bump@math.stanford.edu
Olav Richter, University of California Santa Cruz richter@math.ucsc.edu

9:00 a.m.
On Lifting from Classical Groups to $GL_n$.
James W Cogdell*, Oklahoma State University
(95811263)

10:00 a.m.
Modularity of solvable Artin representations of GO(4)type.
Dinakar Ramakrishnan*, California Institute of Technology
(95811174)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras, III
Room 326, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Steve Kaliszewski, Arizona State University kaliszewski@asu.edu
John Quigg, Arizona State University quigg@asu.edu

9:00 a.m.
GromovHausdorff distance for quantum metric spaces.
Marc A Rieffel*, U. C. Berkeley
(95846136)

9:30 a.m.
The curvature invariant for dtuples of operators.
Devin C. V. Greene*, U. C. Berkeley
(95800290)

10:00 a.m.
Onesided $M$ideals in Operator Spaces.
Vrej A Zarikian*, UCLA
Edward G Effros, UCLA
David Blecher, University of Houston
(95846247)

10:30 a.m.
Onesided Multipliers of Operator Spaces.
David Blecher, University of Houston
Edward G Effros*, UCLA
Vrej A Zarikian, UCLA
(95846248)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Low Genus Curves and Applications, III
Room 523, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft klauter@microsoft.com
Harold Stark, University of California San Diego stark@euclid.ucsd.edu

9:00 a.m.
Explicit Bounds and Heuristics on Class Numbers in Hyperelliptic Function Fields.
Andreas Stein*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Edlyn Teske, University of Waterloo
(95811284)

9:40 a.m.
The parallelized Pollard kangaroo method in real quadratic function fields.
Edlyn E Teske*, University of Waterloo
Andreas Stein, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampain
(95811178)

10:20 a.m.
Scheidler,TBA

Sunday October 22, 2000, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Dynamic modeling of the fluid dynamics of microorganism motility.
Room 201, Science
Lisa J. Fauci*, Tulane University
(95892304)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Large Random Matrices and Markov Processes.
Room 201, Science
Steven N Evans*, University of California at Berkeley
(95860167)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, IV
Room 310, HSS Building
Organizers:
Jesus De Loera, University of California, Davis deloera@math.ucdavis.edu
Frank Sottile, University of Wisconsin sottile@math.umass.edu

3:00 p.m.
On counting permutations in $S_n$ by pairs of congruence classes of major index.
H\'el\`ene Barcelo*, Arizona State University
Robert Maule, Arizona State University
Sheila Sundaram, Wesleyan University
(95805299)

3:30 p.m.
Properties of the quotient complex $Delta(B_{kn})/S_k\wr S_n$.
Patricia L Hersh*, University of Washington
(95805135)

4:00 p.m.
Some surprising similarities between matroids and shifted simplicial complexes.
Art Duval*, University of Texas at El Paso
(95805134)

4:30 p.m.
Symmetry classes of alternatingsign matrices.
Greg Kuperberg*, UC Davis
(95805162)

5:00 p.m.
Random trees and moduli of curves.
Andrei Okounkov*, UC Berkeley
(95805192)

5:30 p.m.
Factoring Uniform Distributions.
Persi Diaconis*, Stanford University
Colin Mallows, AT&T Laboratories
(9580557)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, IV
Room 432, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Christoph Thiele, University of California, Los Angeles thiele@math.ucla.edu
Thomas Wolff (deceased), California Institute of Technology
F. Michael Christ, University of California, Berkeley mchrist@math.berkeley.edu
James Colliander, University of California, Berkeley colliand@math.berkeley.edu

3:00 p.m.
Multilinear operators, WKB asymptotics, and the spectra of onedimensional Schroedinger operators.
Michael Christ*, University of California, Berkeley
Alexander Kiselev, University of Chicago
(95842202)

4:00 p.m.
The disc as a bilinear multiplier.
Loukas Grafakos*, University of Missouri
Xiaochun Li, University of Missouri
(95842213)

4:30 p.m.
Curvatures of the Melnikov type, Hausdorff dimension, rectifiability, and singular integrals.
Hany Farag*, Caltech
(95842294)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric and Symbolic Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 429, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Arek Goetz, San Francisco State University goetz@sfsu.edu
Luca Zamboni, University of North Texas luca@unt.edu

3:00 p.m.
Shifts of finite type and flow equivalence.
Mike Boyle*, University of Maryland
Danrun Huang, St. Cloud State University
(95837104)

3:30 p.m.
Small polynomial matrix presentations of shifts of finite type.
Douglas Lind*, University of Washington
(95837180)

4:00 p.m.
Symbolic dynamics and topological quantum feld theory.
Jack Wagoner*, UC Berkeley
(95881132)

4:30 p.m.
Initial powers of Sturmian words.
Charles G Holton*, UC Berkeley
Luca Q Zamboni, University of North Texas
(95805289)

5:00 p.m.
The digital filter overflow oscillation problem.
Peter Ashwin*, University of Exeter
(9583774)

5:30 p.m.
Forbidden Words in Symbolic Dynamics.
MariePierre Beal, MarneLa Vallee, France
Filippo Mignosi*, Universita` di Palermo, Italy
Antonio Restivo, Universita` di Palermo, Italy
Marinella Sciortino, Universita` di Palermo, Italy
(95837282)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Spaces, IV
Room 327, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Sheldon Axler, San Francisco State University axler@sfsu.edu
Alex Schuster, San Francisco State University schuster@sfsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Multipliers and weighted $\bar\partial$ estimates.
Joaquim OrtegaCerda*, University of Barcelona
(9583055)

3:30 p.m.
Some geometric properties of analytic Besov spaces.
Dragan Vukoti\'c*, Universidad Aut\'onoma de Madrid, Spain
Juan J Donaire, Universitat Aut\`onoma de Barcelona, Spain
Daniel Girela, Universidad de M\'alaga, Spain
(9583090)

4:00 p.m.
Kernels of Hankel operators and hyponormality of Toeplitz operators.
Jonathan E Shapiro*, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Caixing Gu, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
(9584737)

4:30 p.m.
Spectral aspects of a class of ordinary differential operators.
Harold S Shapiro*, Mathematics Institute, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden
(9584792)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Diagrammatic Morphisms in Algebra, Category Theory, and Topology, IV
Room 335, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
David Radford, University of Illinois at Chicago radford@uic.edu
Fernando Souza, University of Waterloo fernando@math.uic.edu
David Yetter, Kansas State University dyetter@math.ksu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Some tools for higher categories.
Ross H Street*, Macquarie University
(95818113)

3:45 p.m.
Unifying Bialgebra Factorizations.
Bernhard K Drabant*, SAP, Germany
(95818142)

4:30 p.m.
Relating braided Hopf algebras and the mapping class groups via tangle presentations.
Thomas Kerler*, The Ohio State University
(95857229)

5:15 p.m.
Quantum Clifford Algebras and Multibraided Quantum Groups.
Micho Durdevich*, Institute of Mathematics, UNAM
(95816238)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Singularities and Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 302, HSS Building
Organizers:
Caroline Melles, United States Naval Academy cgg@nadn.navy.mil
Ruth Michler, University of North Texas michler@unt.edu

3:00 p.m.
Multiplicity of a Noetherian Intersection and Resolution of Noetherian Singularities.
Andrei Gabrielov*, Dept. Mathematics, Purdue University
(95814125)

3:50 p.m.
The algebraic curves package in Maple 6.
Mark van Hoeij*, Florida State University
(9581495)

4:40 p.m.
Problem Session + Demo

Sunday October 22, 2000, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Algebra, II
Room 409, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Nicolai Reshetikhin, University of Caifornia, Berkeley reshetik@math.berkeley.edu

3:00 p.m.
Some applications of representation theory to probability.
Andrei Okounkov*, UC Berkeley
(95805194)

3:30 p.m.
Perturbative 3manifold invariants by cutandpaste topology.
Greg Kuperberg*, UC Davis
Dylan Thurston, Harvard University
(95857163)

4:00 p.m.
Crystal graphs parameterize the irreducible modules of Hecke algebras.
Monica J Vazirani*, UC Berkeley
(95805190)

4:30 p.m.
Finite dimensional representations of $U_q\widehat{gl}_N$. (Joint work with E. Frenkel.).
Eugene Mukhin*, University of California at Berkeley
(95822301)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Probability, with Emphasis on Markov Chains and Random Matrices, II
Room 210, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Steve Evans, University of California, Berkeley evans@stat.berkeley.edu
Amir Dembo, Stanford University amir@stat.stanford.edu
Yuval Peres, University of California, Berkeley peres@math.huji.ac.il

3:00 p.m.
Random Walks on Truncated Cubes and Sampling Knapsack Solutions, Part I.
Alistair Sinclair*, UC Berkeley
(95860291)

3:30 p.m.
Random Walks on Truncated Cubes and Sampling Knapsack Solutions, Part II.
Benjamin J Morris*, Stanford University
(95860293)

4:10 p.m.
Lyapunov exponents for a combination of products of random matrices, and applications to stochastic partial differential equations.
Frederi G Viens*, Purdue University
(9586068)

4:50 p.m.
Percolation on a stretched lattice.
Christopher Hoffman*, University of Washington
(95860250)

5:30 p.m.
Soshnikov,TBA

Sunday October 22, 2000, 3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Low Genus Curves and Applications, IV
Room 523, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft klauter@microsoft.com
Harold Stark, University of California San Diego stark@euclid.ucsd.edu

3:00 p.m.
The Probability that the Jacobian of a Hyperelliptic Curve Has Prime Order.
Douglas A Kuhlman*, Motorola Labs
(95811265)

3:40 p.m.
Construction of hyperelliptic curves using complex multiplication.
Annegret Weng*, Institute of Experimental Mathematics, Essen
(95811218)

4:20 p.m.
Counting Points on CM Elliptic Curves.
Wendy L Miller*, San Diego, CA
(95811274)

5:00 p.m.
Computing torsion points on curves.
Bjorn Poonen*, U.C. Berkeley
(95811207)

Sunday October 22, 2000, 3:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Banach Algebras, IV
Room 329, Thornton Hall
Organizers:
Suren Grigoryan, Kazan State University sugrigor@green.kcn.ru
Thomas Tonev, University of MontanaMissoula ma_tt@selway.umt.edu

3:30 p.m.
Amenability of the Measure Algebra of a Locally Compact Group.
Fereidoun Ghahramani*, Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg R3T 2N2, Canada
(95846161)

4:00 p.m.
Approximately Complemented Ideals of Banach Algebras.
Yong Zhang*, The University of Manitoba
(95846186)

4:30 p.m.
On Some Topological Algebras of Holomorphic Functions.
Palacios Lourdes*, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana  Iztapalapa
Arizmendi Hugo, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
(9584661)

5:00 p.m.
Inner automorphisms of shiftinvariant algebras on compact groups.
S. A. Grigoryan*, Kazan State University
T. N. Ponkrateva, Kazan State University  Zelenodolsk
T. V. Tonev, University of MontanaMissoula
(95843272)
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