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1990 Joint Mathematics Meetings
Louisville, KY, January 1720, 1990
Meeting #854
Associate secretaries:
Joseph A Cima, AMS cima@email.unc.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA ross@math.uoregon.edu
Thursday January 18, 1990

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on the Schr\"odinger Equation, II

7:00 a.m.
Localization for random Schrodinger operators with strongly correlated potentials.
Henrique von Dreifus, Princeton University
Abel Klein*, University of California, Irvine
(85481116)

7:30 a.m.
Time dependent treatment of radiation conditions in quantum scattering.
Ira Herbst*, National Science Foundation
Erik Skibsted, Aarhus University, Denmark
(85481188)

8:00 a.m.
Eigenfunction expansions for the Laplacian on a hyperbolic manifold with cusps.
R. Froese*, University of British Columbia
P. Hislop, University of Kentucky
P. Perry, University of Kentucky
(85458155)

8:30 a.m.
Equivalence of subcritical properties for the Schrodinger operator.
Z. Zhao*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(85460264)

9:00 a.m.
Extremals of functionals with competing symmetries.
Eric Carlen, Princeton University
Michael Loss*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(85481200)

9:30 a.m.
Upper bounds on the fundamental gap of some elliptic operators.
Evans M. Harrell, II*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Edward Green, Georgia Institute of Technology
Michael Loss, Georgia Institute of Technology
(85481169)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Multivariable Operator Theory, II

7:00 a.m.
The indices of WienerHopf operators and the Kgroups of Toeplitz algebras of Reinhardt domains.
Albert JeuLiang Sheu*, University of Kansas
(8544646)

7:30 a.m.
Bishop's property (beta) and functional models.
Ernst Albrecht*, Universit\"at des Saarlandes, Federal Republic of Germany
(85447356)

8:00 a.m.
Spectral pictures of Reinhardt measures.
Keren Yan*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
(85447351)

8:30 a.m.
Quotients of the Hardy Hilbert modules.
Ronald G. Douglas*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(8544793)

9:00 a.m.
Generalized rational hulls.
Gustavo Corach*, Instituto Argentino de Matem\'atica, Argentina
(85446349)

9:30 a.m.
Composition operators on H2(B).
Warren R. Wogen*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(85447184)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Functional Equations and their Applications, I

7:00 a.m.
On the multidimensional translation equation and related functional equations.
Janos D. Acz\'el*, University of Waterloo
Lothar Berg, University of Rostock, German Democratic Republic
(85439110)

7:30 a.m.
Functional equations and distributions.
John A. Baker*, University of Waterloo
(85439198)

8:00 a.m.
Small solutions of f(x+f(y)) = f(x+y).
T. M. K. Davison*, McMaster University
(85439232)

8:30 a.m.
The BinetCauchy functional equation and nonsingular multiindexed matrices.
Konrad J. Heuvers*, Michigan Technological University
Daniel S. Moak, Michigan Technological University
(8543920)

9:00 a.m.
Belousov equations on binary and ternary quasigroups.
A. Krapez, Mathematical Institute, Yugoslavia
M. A. Taylor*, Acadia University
(85439190)

9:30 a.m.
A class of discontinuous associative functions.
Gerianne M. Krause*, San Francisco State University
(85439555)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Function Theory in One and Several Complex Variables, II

7:00 a.m.
Univalent functions which map onto regions of given transfinite diameter.
P. L. Duren*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
M. M. Schiffer, Stanford University
(85430186)

7:25 a.m.
An extreme absolutely continuous RPmeasure.
John N. McDonald*, Arizona State University
(8543060)

7:50 a.m.
Inclusion relations between classes of functions defined by subordination.
M. Jahangiri, University of California, Davis
H. Silverman, College of Charleston
E. M. Silvia*, University of California, Davis
(85430118)

8:15 a.m.
Convex mappings from the unit ball in Cn into Cn.
Carolyn R. Thomas*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
Carl FitzGerald, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(85432117)

8:40 a.m.
Line bundle convexity of pseudoconvex domains in complex manifolds.
Karen R. Pinney*, University of Kentucky
(85432102)

9:05 a.m.
On a problem of A. Hurwitz.
Carlos A. Berenstein*, University of Maryland, College Park
Ahmed Sebbar, University of Bordeaux, France
(8543088)

9:30 a.m.
Linear fractional transformations of circular domains in operator spaces.
Lawrence A. Harris*, University of Kentucky
(85446134)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I

7:00 a.m.
A mathematician's odyssey: From semigroups to support groups  developing leadership for improving mathematics instruction in the schools.
Julian Weissglass*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(85496136)

7:25 a.m.
The role of teachers in mathematics education reform.
Joseph Rosenstein*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(85497141)

7:50 a.m.
Creative involvement of the very young.
Arnold Ross*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(85497140)

8:15 a.m.
Programs for mathematically talented city elementary and high school students.
Paul J. Sally, Jr.*, University of Chicago
(85497542)

8:40 a.m.
Teaching via problemsolving in a semidirected format.
Bert Fristedt*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(85498143)

9:05 a.m.
Can we maintain our research programs and still do something useful for school mathematics?
C. Herbert Clemens*, University of Utah
(85498145)

9:30 a.m.
The role of mathematicians in state coalitions.
Harvey B. Keynes*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(85498142)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Semigroup Theory, II

7:00 a.m.
Normal semigroups of onetoone transformations.
Inessa Levi*, University of Louisville
W. Wiley Williams, University of Louisville
(85420358)

7:30 a.m.
One relator inverse monoids and rational subsets of one relator groups.
J. B. Stephen*, Northern Illinois University
(85420462)

8:00 a.m.
Immersions of graphs and free inverse categories.
Stuart W. Margolis*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
John C. Meakin, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(85420474)

8:30 a.m.
Free products of inverse semigroups.
Peter R. Jones*, Marquette University
(85420483)

9:00 a.m.
On congruences and congruence lattices of G_Xnormal semigroups.
Inessa Levi, University of Louisville
Steven Seif*, University of Louisville
(85420603)

9:30 a.m.
The P(G)= BG conjecture.
John Rhodes*, University of California, Berkeley
(85499611)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Function Theoretic Methods in Differential Equations, II

7:00 a.m.
Remarks on certain closedform Bergman kernels for secondorder partial differential equations in two complex variables.
Erwin O. Kreyszig*, Carleton University
(8543581)

8:00 a.m.
Characterizing solutions to a class of elliptic PDE's.
Peter A. McCoy*, United States Naval Academy
(85435235)

8:30 a.m.
On the finite continuous Jacobi transform and the solutions of the generalized biaxially symmetric Schr\"odinger equations.
Ahmed I. Zayed*, California Polytechnic State University
(85435287)

9:00 a.m.
Predictability in the absence of chaos.
John W. Neuberger*, University of North Texas
(8542680)

9:30 a.m.
Dimensionality of invariant sets for nonautonomous processes.
Tepper L. Gill, Howard University
W. W. Zachary*, Howard University
(8543592)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Spectral and Inverse Spectral Problems, II

7:00 a.m.
Dimensions of spaces of cusp forms on GL(n).
Jonathan Huntley*, Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York
(85435125)

7:30 a.m.
The spectral geometry of flat disks.
Robert Brooks*, University of California, Los Angeles
Yacov Eliashberg, Stanford University
Curt McMullen, Princeton University
(8545815)

8:00 a.m.
The parabolic $\lambda$potential alternative.
Isaac Chavel, City College, City University of New York
Leon Karp*, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
(85435475)

8:30 a.m.
Determinants of Laplacians on Riemannian surfaces.
Hala Halim Khuri*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(85458192)

9:00 a.m.
The Riemannzeta function and the WeylBerry conjecture for fractal drums.
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of Georgia
Carl Pomerance, University of Georgia
(8543586)

9:30 a.m.
Spectral theory for Dirac operators on manifolds with corners and Etainvariants.
Werner M\"uller*, Institute for Advanced Study
(85458571)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Topological Groups and Measure Theory

7:00 a.m.
Zeros of primary summand functions on compact solvmanifolds.
Carolyn B. Pfeffer*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(8542269)

7:15 a.m.
The structure of the space of coadjoint orbits of an exponential lie group.
Bradley Currey*, Saint Louis University
(85422111)

7:30 a.m.
Resolution of the multiplicity problem for GL(N,C) using shift operators.
Randall Gordon Wills*, University of Iowa
(85422432)

7:45 a.m.
Semitopological groups.
Ellen L. Clay*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(85422449)

8:00 a.m.
A sufficient condition for the equality of Hausdorff and fractal dimension for a class of selfaffine fractal sets.
Steve Gilbert, West Georgia College
Peter R. Massopust*, West Georgia College
(85426242)

8:15 a.m.
Generalized mixed partial derivatives.
J. Marshall Ash*, DePaul University
Jonathan Cohen, DePaul University
C. Freiling, University of California, Santa Barbara
D. Rinne, University of California, Santa Barbara
(85426585)

8:30 a.m.
Representation of functionals as generalized integrals.
P. C. Deliyannis*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(85428334)

8:45 a.m.
Nonconstant dimensions based on Henstock integration.
Steve Gibert*, West Georgia College
(85428339)

9:00 a.m.
Duality theory for cardinal algebras.
R. M. Shortt*, Wesleyan University
(85428389)

9:15 a.m.
Two coefficients of counting functions of Hayman's inequality both equal to one.
Cai Jian*, Xiamen University, People's Republic of China
(8543004)

9:30 a.m.
Pluriharmonic maps on the unit ball of C^n.
Abdul Hadi, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Yu AbuMuhanna*, Kuwait University, Kuwait
M. Marzuq, Kuwait University, Kuwait
(8543044)

9:45 a.m.
Primitive elements in finite fields and Costas arrays.
Stephen D. Cohen, University of Glasgow, Scotland
Gary L. Mullen*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(85412257)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Topological and Lie Groups

7:00 a.m.
Orbits in internal Chevalley modules.
Gerhard Roehrle*, University of Oregon
(85420336)

7:15 a.m.
On a general structure of representations of group extensions.
Christopher Cotter, University of Northern Colorado
Igor Szczyrba*, University of Northern Colorado
(85420365)

7:30 a.m.
On the isomorphism problem for twogenerator onerelator groups.
Todd Haynes, Vanderbilt University
John Ratcliffe*, Vanderbilt University
(85420414)

7:45 a.m.
The trace functions as an extension of group character theory.
Kenneth W. Johnson*, Iowa State University
(85420478)

8:00 a.m.
On classifying free Bieberbach groups.
Raymond F. Tennant*, Canisius College
(85420442)

8:15 a.m.
On the group of units of matrix ring over finite local ring.
Chul Kim*, North Carolina State University
(85420437)

8:30 a.m.
On dualstandard subgroups.
Giovanni Zacher*, Miami University
(85420529)

8:45 a.m.
Nonnormal projectivities of metacyclic pgroups.
Charles Holmes*, Miami University
(85420530)

9:00 a.m.
P_G  subgroups and X  system normalizers.
Mark C. Hofmann*, Skidmore College
(85420534)

9:15 a.m.
The semigroup of binary relations is sandwich regular.
Robert L. Brandon*, Eastern Oregon State College
Darel W. Hardy, Colorado State University
(85420582)

9:30 a.m.
On the lower near Frattini subgroups of generalized free products with countable or nilpotent generalized free factors.
Mohammad K. Azarian*, University of Evansville
(8542055)

9:45 a.m.
A new species of local motion.
Ray Killgrove*, California State University, Los Angeles
Carl Gordon, California State University, Los Angeles
(85451536)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Ordinary Differential Equations

7:00 a.m.
Eigenvalues of generalized Gelfand models.
A. M. Fink, Iowa State University
J. A. Gatica, University of Iowa
Gaston E. Hern\'andez*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(85434175)

7:15 a.m.
Antiperiodic boundary conditions for first order differential equations with accretive right hand side.
Abdolreza Aftabizadeh, Ohio University, Athens
Nicolae Pavel*, Ohio University, Athens
(85434179)

7:30 a.m.
An example of nonlinear toxic mass spreading.
W. L. Perry*, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
S. S. P. Shen, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
(85434221)

7:45 a.m.
Continuous spectrum eigenfunction expansions for ordinary and partial differential operators.
Robert M. Kauffman*, University of Alabama, Birmingham
(85434248)

8:00 a.m.
Characteristic multipliers of periodic solutions of singularly perturbed delay equations.
Jiangping Fan*, Brown University
John MalletParet, Brown University
(85434266)

8:15 a.m.
Disfocality criteria for linear difference equations.
Timothy Peil*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Allan Peterson, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(85434305)

8:30 a.m.
Sampling expansions associated with ordinary differential equations.
Nasser Dastrange*, Buena Vista College
(85434326)

8:45 a.m.
A two point connection problem for a certain nth order ordinary homogeneous differential equation.
T. K. Puttaswamy*, Ball State University
(85434345)

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic behavior of a competing species model with timevarying coefficients.
V. W. Noonburg*, University of Hartford
(85434388)

9:15 a.m.
On lower bounds of eigenvalues for fourth order boundary value problem with a singularity.
Hyun J. Ahn*, Loyola Marymount University
(85434450)

9:30 a.m.
Stability analysis of systems of stochastic differential equations.
G. S. Ladde*, University of Texas, Arlington
(85434495)

9:45 a.m.
Essential extensions of finitedimensional simple sl(2,C) modules.
Randall P. Dahlberg*, Seton Hall University
(85416331)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:00 a.m.8:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, I

7:00 a.m.
Shaking a forced string to rest.
Nezam Iraniparast*, Western Kentucky University
(85435311)

7:15 a.m.
Radiatively induced temperature increases in N layer spherical structure whose layers are thermally anisotropic and electromagnetically bianisotropic.
D. K. Cohoon*, Damaskos Incorporated, Concordville, Pennsylvania
R. M. Purcell, Damaskos Incorporated, Concordville, Pennsylvania
(85435306)

7:30 a.m.
Some approximation theorems for linear and nonlinear firstorder equations governed by linear C_0semigroups.
Seth F. Oppenheimer*, Mississippi State University
(85435317)

7:45 a.m.
Partial differential equations with piecewise constant delays.
Joseph Wiener*, University of Texas  Pan American University
(85435319)

8:00 a.m.
Existence of solutions for singular parabolic quenching problems.
C. Y. Chan, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Benedict M. Wong*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(85435391)

8:15 a.m.
Quenching for parabolic mixed boundaryvalue problems.
C. Y. Chan, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Shannon S. Cobb*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(85435392)

8:30 a.m.
Unstability of nonnegative solutions for a class of semipositone problems.
K. J. Brown, HeriotWatt University, Scotland
R. Shivaji*, Mississippi State University
(85435393)

8:45 a.m.
Approximation of differentiable functions by C^infinity functions.
William Margulies*, California State University, Long Beach
(85435396)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Special Functions and Several Complex Variables

7:00 a.m.
Ring isomorphisms between algebras of analytic functions.
N. R. Nandakumar*, Delaware State College
(85432194)

7:15 a.m.
Holomorphic extension of proper meromorphic mappings.
Stephen A. Chiappari*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(85432284)

7:30 a.m.
Generators and relations for some cyclic quotient singularities in C^3.
Mary B. Eron*, Bates College
(85432512)

7:45 a.m.
Embedding analytic bigmanifolds in uniform algebra spectra.
Toma V. Tonev*, University of Toledo
(85432527)

8:00 a.m.
Bounds for largest and smallest zeros of orthogonal polynomials.
Mourad E. H. Ismail*, University of South Florida
(8543383)

8:15 a.m.
Zeros of orthogonal polynomials and Mellin transforms.
George T. Gilbert*, Saint Olaf College
(85433160)

8:30 a.m.
Generalized Chebyshev polynomials.
H. B. Coonce, Mankato State University
R. A. Strachan, Mankato State University
Mary Wiest*, Mankato State University
(85433247)

8:45 a.m.
Asymptotics of Racah coefficients and polynomials.
LiChen Chen*, Beloit College
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of South Florida
(85433404)

9:00 a.m.
Contiguous relations, continued fractions, and orthogonal polynomials II.
Carl Libis*, Arizona State University
(85433514)

9:15 a.m.
Polya Turan inequalities for Jensen polynomials.
Carl Prather*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(85433554)

9:30 a.m.
On an approximation of the Legendre's polynomial P_n (x) via difference equation for sufficiently large n.
S. Verma*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(85433578)

9:45 a.m.
Continuous dependence of nonmonotonic discontinuous differential equations.
Daniel C. Biles*, Western Kentucky University
(85434151)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Functions of a Complex Variable

7:00 a.m.
On uniformly starlike functions.
A. W. Goodman*, University of South Florida
(85430130)

7:15 a.m.
Some results on univalent functions with quasiconformal extensions.
Paul Jeffry Deiermann*, Shreveport, Louisiana
(85430153)

7:30 a.m.
The L^p PhragmenLindeloef theorem.
Ruben N. Mera*, University of Puerto Rico, Humacao College
(85430220)

7:45 a.m.
Harmonic mappings and applications to minimal surfaces.
Sook Heui Jun*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(85430333)

8:00 a.m.
Univalent functions with range of prescribed transfinite diameter.
Robin Cunningham*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(85430383)

8:15 a.m.
A note on neighborhoods of analytic functions having positive real part.
Janice B. Walker*, Xavier University
(85430416)

8:30 a.m.
Extension domain.
Ghamsari Manouchehr*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(85430452)

8:45 a.m.
The generalized Riemann integral and its applications to various generalizations of the CauchyGoursat theorem.
Rao V. Nagisetty*, University of Toledo
(85430454)

9:00 a.m.
The Poincare inequality: A necessary and sufficient condition.
Valentin V. Andreev*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(85430469)

9:15 a.m.
Some results concerning spirallikeness of a class of analytic functions.
O. P. Ahuja*, University of California, Davis
(85430505)

9:30 a.m.
Cyclic vectors for invariant subspaces in some classes of analytic functions.
A. Matheson*, Lamar University
(85430586)

9:45 a.m.
Boundary behavior of solutions of the Helmholtz equation.
Robert Berman, Wayne State University
David Singman*, George Mason University
(85431394)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Session on Discrete Mathematics: Has the Bubble Burst?, Part B

7:00 a.m.
The function concept  a unifying thread.
Ralph P. Grimaldi*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

7:25 a.m.
Integrating discrete dynamical systems into freshman calculus.
James T. Sandefur*, Georgetown University

7:50 a.m.
The ISETL approach to teaching and learning discrete mathematics.
Nancy Baxter*, Dickinson College

8:15 a.m.
The theoretical basis for using ISETL in discrete mathematics.
Ed Dubinsky*, Purdue University, West Lafayette

8:40 a.m.
Discrete mathematics: A mathematics course or a computer science course?
William A. Marion*, Valparaiso University

9:05 a.m.
Integrating discrete mathematics in the secondary curriculum.
Marjorie Enneking*, Portland State University

9:30 a.m.
It's time to modernize our discrete math courses.
William F. Lucas*, Claremont Graduate School

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #2: Part B
FinitePak  software for linear programming
Organizers:
Marvin L. Bittinger, Indiana University  Purdue University, Indianapolis
J. Conrad Crown, Indiana University  Purdue University, Indianapolis

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #3: Part B
Random mappings
Organizers:
Bernard Harris, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #4: Part B
Lagrange first year calculus
Organizers:
Francesca Schremmer, West Chester University
Alain Schremmer, Community College of Philadelphia

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #5: Part B
Teaching mathematical modeling
Organizers:
Frank R. Giordano, United States Military Academy
Maurice D. Weir, Naval Postgraduate School

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:30 a.m.9:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Prognostic and Diagnostic Testing: Helping High School Students get ready for CollegeLevel Mathematics, Part B

7:30 a.m.
Starting a mathematics readiness program in Arizona.
Joan H. McCarter*, Arizona State University

7:45 a.m.
Interesting results of placement levels of high school juniors from the College Mathematics Readiness Testing Program in Arizona.
John Payne*, Northern Arizona University

8:00 a.m.
Mathematics advice for juniors interested in college.
William F. Burger*, Oregon State University

8:15 a.m.
Testing, technology and graphs  future considerations.
Alan Osborne*, Ohio State University, Columbus

8:30 a.m.
Mathematics prognostic testing  approaches and issues.
John V. Long*, University of Rhode Island

8:45 a.m.
EMPE: Birth of a new prognostic testing program.
Sharon Cutler Ross*, DeKalb College

9:00 a.m.
Nebraska's JUMP program.
Donald W. Miller*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

9:15 a.m.
The Zero Math Deficiency (ZMD) project at UWO.
C. Patrick Collier*, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh

9:30 a.m.
High school  college articulation: The California experience.
Philip C. Curtis, Jr.*, University of California, Los Angeles

9:45 a.m.
Development of a predictive model for success in freshman calculus.
Richard J. Cleary*, Saint Michael's College and Cornell University

Thursday January 18, 1990, 8:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
The invasion of geometry into finite group theory.
Bhama Srinivasan*, University of Illinois, Chicago

Thursday January 18, 1990, 9:05 a.m.9:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
On the (sometimes) strange behavior of large random things.
Peter Winkler*, Emory University and Bellcore, Morristown, New Jersey

Thursday January 18, 1990, 10:10 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Title to be announced.
Nolan R. Wallach*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Thursday January 18, 1990, 11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
National Science Foundation

Thursday January 18, 1990, 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
Some thoughts on the interaction between group theory and physics.
Shlomo Sternberg*, Harvard University

Thursday January 18, 1990, 1:15 p.m.2:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Linear operators, matrix functions and control.
Israel C. Gohberg*, Tel Aviv University, Israel
(8544766)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 1:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #1: Part C
Computer based discrete mathematics
Organizers:
Nancy Hood Baxter, Dickinson College
Ed Dubinsky, Purdue University
Donald Muench, St. John Fisher College

Thursday January 18, 1990, 1:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #6: Part B
Coaching a team for the modeling contest
Organizers:
B. A. Fusaro, Salisbury State College

Thursday January 18, 1990, 1:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #8: Part B
Using history in teaching calculus
Organizers:
V. Frederick Rickey, Bowling Green State University and the United States Military Academy

Thursday January 18, 1990, 1:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #9: Part A
How to use inexpensive graphing calculators to enhance the teaching and learning of precalculus mathematics and calculus
Organizers:
Bert K. Waits, Ohio State University
Franklin Demana, Ohio State University

Thursday January 18, 1990, 1:15 p.m.3:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, II

1:15 p.m.
Positive solutions and bifurcation of nonlinear elliptic equations involving supercritical Sobolev exponents.
Yu Qingyu*, Lanzhou University, People's Republic of China and Memphis State University
Ma Tian, Lanzhou University, People's Republic of China
(85435418)

1:30 p.m.
Qualitative studies of a convective porous medium equation with a nonlinear forcing at the boundary, I.
Jeffrey R. Anderson*, Ball State University
(85435424)

1:45 p.m.
Symmetry breaking in semilinear elliptic equations and nonspherical standing waves for nonlinear wave equations.
Henry A. Warchall*, University of North Texas
(85435428)

2:00 p.m.
Solution of a RiemannHilbert problem by using a Fredholm integral equation.
T. Aktosun*, University of Texas, Dallas
C. van der Mee, University of Delaware
(85435500)

2:15 p.m.
Scattering and the Stark effect with almost periodic potentials.
Denis A. W. White*, University of Toledo
(85435521)

2:30 p.m.
Semigroup linearization for nonlinear parabolic equations.
James F. Epperson*, University of Alabama, Huntsville
(85435573)

2:45 p.m.
Uniqueness property of wave equations.
Kanghui Guo*, Southwest Missouri State University
(85435589)

3:00 p.m.
Fixed points of asymptotically linear maps and applications to PDEs.
Shouchuan Hu*, Southwest Missouri State University
(85435593)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 1:15 p.m.3:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Probability Theory and Ordinary Differential Equations

1:15 p.m.
A KacFeynman integral equation for conditional Wiener integrals.
Chull Park, Miami University, Oxford
David Skoug*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(85460208)

1:30 p.m.
Setting the stage for a more general ProkhorovLeCam theorem: C_b (X)^* for a general class of topological spaces X.
John M. Morrison*, University of Delaware
(85460209)

1:45 p.m.
Strong consistency in regression.
B. B. Bhattacharyya, North Carolina State University
G. D. Richardson*, University of Central Florida
(85462419)

2:00 p.m.
Optimal control of linear timevarying systems with quadratic cost functional via shifted Chebyshev polynomials.
Mohsen Razzaghi*, Mississippi State University
(85493316)

2:15 p.m.
Differential stability in nonLipschitzian optimization.
Doug Ward*, Miami University, Oxford
(8549058)

2:30 p.m.
Approximation by Lie groups and equal uniformities in LC groups.
Gerald Itzkowitz*, Queens College, City University of New York
Sheldon Rothman, Long Island University, C. W. Post Center
Helen Strassberg, York College, City University of New York
TaSun Wu, Case Western Reserve University
(85422337)

2:45 p.m.
Boundary value problems for multisolute flow in a nephron of the kidney.
J. B. Garner*, Mississippi State University
(85434330)

3:00 p.m.
On solutions of some singular, nonlinear differential equations arising in boundary layer theory.
K. Vajravelu*, University of Central Florida
E. Soewono, University of Central Florida
R. N. Mohapatra, University of Central Florida
(85434420)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 1:15 p.m.3:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis

1:15 p.m.
Mean oscillation and Besov spaces on the Heisenberg group.
Mark Feldman*, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
(85446443)

1:30 p.m.
A Wold decomposition for endomorphisms of $B(\cal H)$.
Marcelo E. Laca*, University of Calgary
(85446485)

1:45 p.m.
Some examples related to the atomic space problem.
Margaret L. Reese*, St. Olaf College
(85446487)

2:00 p.m.
Type and cotype in MusielakOrlicz spaces.
A. Kami\'nska, Memphis State University and A. Mickiewicz University, Poland
B. Turett*, Oakland University
(85446492)

2:15 p.m.
A new fixed point property for L_1.
Christopher J. Lennard*, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
(85446559)

2:30 p.m.
Amenable semigroup algebras.
John Duncan*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Alan Paterson, University of Mississippi
(85446577)

2:45 p.m.
On subsets of a Hilbert space that have finite Hausdorff's or fractal dimension.
Victor Shubov*, Texas Tech University
(8544682)

3:00 p.m.
A topological approach to a problem in geometric function theory.
Massoud Jahangiri*, University of California, Davis
(8544699)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 1:15 p.m.3:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Functional Equations and Expansions

1:15 p.m.
Existence of bounded solutions of discrete dynamical systems.
Mohammad H. Moadab*, Odessa College
Hushang Poorkarimi, Pan American University
(85439157)

1:30 p.m.
The integrated Cauchy functional equation on semigroups and its applications.
KaSing Lau, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
WeiBin Zeng*, University of Louisville
(85439297)

1:45 p.m.
Approximately mulitplicative functions.
Dwayne Dicks*, University of Waterloo
(85439302)

2:00 p.m.
Nonhomogeneous Cauchy functional equations and their uses.
Donald R. Snow*, Brigham Young University
(85439595)

2:15 p.m.
Cauchy criteria for Rtype summability method.
Jeff Connor*, Ohio University, Athens
(85440513)

2:30 p.m.
On monotone approximation.
George A. Anastassiou*, Memphis State University
(8544184)

2:45 p.m.
On some LP inequalities and their applications to best approximation theory.
TeckCheong Lim*, George Mason University
(8544194)

3:00 p.m.
Sampling series approximation for differentiable functions of polynomial growth.
Selvaratnam Sridharma*, Northern Michigan University
(85441276)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 1:15 p.m.3:10 p.m.
NAM Contributed Paper Session

Thursday January 18, 1990, 1:15 p.m.2:45 p.m.
MAA Committee on TwoYear Colleges Panel Discussion
Assessment in the first two years of college mathematics

Thursday January 18, 1990, 1:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Symbolic Manipulation Panel Discussion
Computer algebra systems as teaching tools

Thursday January 18, 1990, 2:20 p.m.3:10 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Analysis of spectral invariants.
SunYung Alice Chang*, University of California, Los Angeles
(85435570)

Thursday January 18, 1990, 3:25 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting

Thursday January 18, 1990, 5:45 p.m.7:15 p.m.
Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Session

Thursday January 18, 1990, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #7: Part B
Derive workshop
Organizers:
Wade Ellis, Jr., West Valley College

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMSMAA Undergraduate Linear Algebra Curriculum Panel Discussion

Thursday January 18, 1990, 7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Mathematical Reviews 50th Birthday
Fifty years of Mathematical Reviews
Speakers:
Saunders Mac Lane, University of Chicago
Inquiries: meet@ams.org