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1998 Joint Mathematics Meetings
Baltimore, MD, January 710, 1998
Meeting #930
Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS daverman@math.utk.edu
Donovan H Van Osdol, MAA dv@christa.unh.edu
AMS Special Session on Smooth Ergodic Theory and Related Areas

Friday January 9, 1998, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Smooth Ergodic Theory and Related Areas, I
Organizers:
John Smillie, Cornell University smillie@math.cornell.edu
John M. Franks, Northwestern University john@math.nwu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Asymptotic Measures for Dissipative Mappings of the Plane.
Sheldon E. Newhouse*, Michigan State University
(93058516)

3:00 p.m.
The Pruning Front Conjecture.
Andre S. de Carvalho*, University of California at Berkeley
(93058943)

3:30 p.m.
On the combinatorics of complex H\'enon mappings.
Ricardo A. Oliva*, Institute For Mathematics and its Applications, U. of Minnesota.
(93032962)

4:00 p.m.
Birational maps of $\bold{P}^2$ and positive closed currents with ergodiclike properties.
Jeffrey A Diller*, Cornell University
(93032856)

4:30 p.m.
Ergodic Theory of Analytic Maps of ${\mathbb P}^1$ and ${\mathbb P}^2$.
Lorelei Koss*, UNC  Chapel Hill
(93028829)

5:00 p.m.
Transfer Operator for Cocyclic Subshifts.
Jaroslaw Kwapisz*, Michigan Sate University
(93058857)

5:30 p.m.
Basic currents for measured foliations on higher genus surfaces.
Giovanni Forni*, Princeton University
(93053980)

Saturday January 10, 1998, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Smooth Ergodic Theory and Related Areas, II
Organizers:
John Smillie, Cornell University smillie@math.cornell.edu
John M. Franks, Northwestern University john@math.nwu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Pesin theory for actions of higherrank Abelian groups.
Anatole Katok*, Pennsylvania State University
(930581141)

9:00 a.m.
On the entropy and growth of expanding periodic points for onedimensional maps.
Anatole Katok, Pennsylvania State University
Alexander Mezhirov*, Pennsylvania State University
(93026832)

9:30 a.m.
Smooth ergodic theory.
Howard Weiss*, The Pennsylvania State University
(93058565)

10:00 a.m.
Lyapunov Spectrum For Conformal Smooth Maps.
Yakov B Pesin*, Penn State Univ.
(93058536)

Saturday January 10, 1998, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Smooth Ergodic Theory and Related Areas, III
Organizers:
John Smillie, Cornell University smillie@math.cornell.edu
John M. Franks, Northwestern University john@math.nwu.edu

1:00 p.m.
A new approach to the rigidity of real quadratic polynomials.
Mitsuhiro Shishikura*, University of Tokyo and Johns Hopkins University
(93058990)

2:00 p.m.
Parabolic Limits of Renormalization.
Benjamin V Hinkle*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(93058603)

2:30 p.m.
Nonuniform Hyperbolicity and Universal Bounds for Sunimodal Maps.
Duncan J Sands*, SUNY Stony Brook
Tomasz Nowicki, University of Warsaw
(93058433)

3:00 p.m.
Transversality Principles in Complex Analytic Dynamics.
Adam L Epstein*, SUNY Stony Brook
(93030668)

3:30 p.m.
Rational maps with disconnected Julia set.
Kevin M Pilgrim*, Cornell University
Lei Tan, Univ. of Warwick
(93058597)

4:00 p.m.
Renormalization in Interval Dynamics.
Marco Martens*, SUNY Stony Brook
(930581119)

4:30 p.m.
Hausdorff Dimension of the Feigenbaum Julia Set.
Mikhail Lyubich*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(93058529)
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