1991 Joint Mathematics Meetings, Program by Special Session
AMS Meeting Program by Special Session
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1991 Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Francisco, CA, January 16-19, 1991
Andy R Magid, AMS firstname.lastname@example.org
Kenneth A Ross, MAA email@example.com
AMS Special Session on Computing Optimal Geometries
Thursday January 17, 1991, 2:15 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computing Optimal Geometries, I
Crystalline interface-controlled crystal growth models: Theory and computation.
Jean E. Taylor*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Modeling and simulations of crystal growth.
Ryo Kobayashi*, Ryukoku University, Japan
Friday January 18, 1991, 7:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computing Optimal Geometries, II
Generalized motion by mean curvature.
Lawrence Evans*, University of California, Berkeley
Joel Spruck, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Computing the motion of curves and surfaces via the Hamilton-Jacobi level set approach: I.
James A. Sethian*, University of California, Berkeley
Computing the motion of curves and interfaces via the Hamilton-Jacobi level set approach,II.
Stanley Osher*, University of California, Los Angeles
Computation of evolving phase interfaces with Gibbs-Thompson effect.
Robert F. Almgren*, New York University-Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
The deformation of crystals modeled by nonconvex variational principles.
Mitchell Luskin*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Charles Collins, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Soap films and immiscible fluids.
Gary R. Lawlor, Princeton University
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
Friday January 18, 1991, 12:00 p.m.-3:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computing Optimal Geometries, III
The opaque cube problem.
Kenneth Brakke*, Susquehanna University
Three-dimensional fluid interfaces in a cylindrical container.
James Tegart*, Martin Marietta Astronautics, Denver, Colorado
Energy minimizing capillary surfaces for exotic containers.
Michael Callahan, Harvard University
Paul Concus*, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley
Robert Finn, Stanford University
Computing minimal surfaces with and without conformal representation.
David Hoffman*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
New methods for existence of minimal hypersurfaces.
Jon T. Pitts*, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
Numerical approximation of area-minimizing hypersurfaces.
Harold R. Parks*, Oregon State University
Crystalline approximation: Computing minimum surfaces with maximum flows.
John M. Sullivan*, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Saturday January 19, 1991, 7:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computing Optimal Geometries, IV
Proving area-minimization by slicing.
Gary R. Lawlor*, Princeton University
Computer animation of photosynthesis.
Nelson Max*, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and University of California, Davis
Hyperbolic geometry is often optimal.
William P. Thurston*, Princeton University
Geometric aspects of left-ventricular (LV) hemodynamic simulation based on computed tomographic (CT)studies of the beating heart.
Hadil G. Sabbagh*, New York University-Courant Institute
Charles S. Peskin, New York University-Courant Institute
Variational principles arising from Bayesian image understanding.
David Mumford*, Harvard University
Optimal geometries and crystal growth.
Frederick J. Almgren*, Princeton University