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1997 Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Diego, CA, January 811, 1997
Meeting #918
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Donovan H Van Osdol, MAA dv@christa.unh.edu
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Wave Equations

Wednesday January 8, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Wave Equations, I
Organizers:
Samuel Shanpu Shen, University of Alberta shen@cake.math.ualberta.ca
Mark J. Ablowitz, University of Colorado markjab@boulder.colorado.edu
Stephanos Venakides, Duke University ven@math.duke.edu

8:00 a.m.
On modeling nonlinear dispersive long waves
Theodore Y. Wu*, California Inst. of Technology
(918761175)

9:00 a.m.
The forced KdV equation: passage through resonance and sediment resuspension
Larry G. Redekopp*,
(91835814)

9:30 a.m.
Reflected waves in an inhomogeneous nerve axon
John Rinzel*, Math Research
Bard Ermentrout,
(91835535)

10:00 a.m.
Critical Dispersive Phenomena in Nonlinear Particle Chains
AnneMarie Filip, Duke University
Stephanos Venakides*, Duke University
(91870947)

10:30 a.m.
Renormalization of the Toda $\tau$Function and The Toda Shock Problem
Michael A McDonald*, Occidental College
Stephanos Venakides, Duke University
(91835581)

Wednesday January 8, 1997, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Wave Equations, II
Organizers:
Samuel Shanpu Shen, University of Alberta shen@cake.math.ualberta.ca
Mark J. Ablowitz, University of Colorado markjab@boulder.colorado.edu
Stephanos Venakides, Duke University ven@math.duke.edu

2:15 p.m.
Homoclinic Orbits via LyapanovSchmidt Methods for Near Integrable PDEs
David W. McLaughlin*, New York University
Jalal Shatah, New York University
(918351243)

3:15 p.m.
Long internal waves of finite amplitude in two fluid systems
Roberto Camassa*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Wooyoung Choi, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(918761173)

3:45 p.m.
Forced evolution equations, bifurcation and stability
Samuel S. Shen*, University of Alberta
(91835551)

4:15 p.m.
Forced Lattice Vibrations
Percy Deift, Courant Institute
Thomas Kriecherbauer*, Mathematisches Institut
Stephanos Venakides, Duke University
(918701451)

4:45 p.m.
Nonlinear instability of solitary waves of the KadomtsevPetviashvili equation in three dimenstions.
Yue Liu*, University of Texas at Austin
Jerry L Bona, University of Texas at Austin
(91835379)

5:15 p.m.
Time decay for an Airy operator with potential
Judith R. Miller*,
(918351192)

Thursday January 9, 1997, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Wave Equations, III
Organizers:
Samuel Shanpu Shen, University of Alberta shen@cake.math.ualberta.ca
Mark J. Ablowitz, University of Colorado markjab@boulder.colorado.edu
Stephanos Venakides, Duke University ven@math.duke.edu

8:00 a.m.
The LongTime Asymptotic Analysis for Integrable Nonlinear Wave Equations
Alexander Its*, Indiana Univ.Purdue Univ.
(918351072)

8:30 a.m.
Analysis of Soliton Cellular Automata
Junkichi Satsuma*, Univ. of Tokyo
(918351405)

9:00 a.m.
On the solutions of singularly perturbed KdV equations
ShuMing Sun*,
(91876618)

9:30 a.m.
Wave Interactions in SelfSimilar TwoDimensional Flows
Suncica Canic*, Iowa State University
Barbara Keyfitz,
(91835731)

10:00 a.m.
Controllability of a beam in an incompressible inuiscid fluid
Scott Hansen*, Iowa State University
Andrei Lyashenko, University of IllinoisChicago
(91893775)

10:30 a.m.
Nonclassical shock waves in an elastodynamics model
Brian T Hayes*, Duke University
Philippe G LeFloch, Ecole Polytechnique
(91835758)

11:00 a.m.
Fourwave mixing in Wavelengthdivision multiplexed soliton systems
Mark J Ablowitz, University of Colorado
Gino Biondini*, University of Colorado
(918351496)

11:30 a.m.
Typeinsensitive Solutions of Mixed EllipticHyperbolic Equations and Their Applications to Nonlinear Problems
C. K. Chu*, Columbia University
(918351232)
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