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Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Diego, CA, January 69, 2002
Meeting #973
Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS bryant@math.fsu.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
Sunday January 6, 2002

Sunday January 6, 2002, 7:00 a.m.7:45 a.m.
Ecumenical Christian Worship Service

Sunday January 6, 2002, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Sunday January 6, 2002, 7:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Employment Center
Registration, orientation, and interview center (see article for specific hours.

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona, University of Texas at Austin
Naomi D. Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara

8:00 a.m.
International Aspects of Mathematics Education.
Deborah Hughes Hallett*, University of Arizona
(97397983)

8:30 a.m.
Japanese High Schools.
Kazuko I West*, Teachers College, Columbia University
(973971106)

9:00 a.m.
A CrossNational Comparison of Curriculum Variables in School Mathematics Achievement.
Curtis C McKnight*, University of Oklahoma
(973971032)

9:30 a.m.
Mathematics Education Around the World: Bridging Policy and Practice.
Gail Burrill*, Michigan State University
Joan FerriniMundy, Michigan State University
(973971293)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Set Theory and Classification Problems, I
Organizers:
Simon R. Thomas, Rutgers University sthomas@math.rutgers.edu

8:00 a.m.
Break

8:30 a.m.
Some new results concerning forcing with measure algebras.
James Hirschorn*, University of Helsinki
(97303777)

9:00 a.m.
On Borel and Dual Borel Conjecture.
Tomek Bartoszynski*, Boise State University
(97303722)

9:30 a.m.
The Strength of the Continuum Hypothesis in Topology.
Todd Eisworth*, University of Northern Iowa
(97303651)

10:00 a.m.
Bounding by canonical functions, with CH.
Paul B Larson*, Univerity of Toronto
Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University
(97303775)

10:30 a.m.
Large Creatures.
Andrzej Roslanowski*, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Saharon Shelah, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(97303782)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Symbolic Dynamics, I
Organizers:
Aimee S. A. Johnson, Swarthmore College aimee@swarthmore.edu
Kathleen M. Madden, Drew University kmadden@drew.edu

8:00 a.m.
Some open problems in exponential symbolic dynamics.
Robert L Devaney*, Boston University
(97337278)

8:30 a.m.
Entropy of skew products with commuting group automorphisms.
Douglas Lind*, University of Washington
Manfred Einsiedler, Pennsylvania State University
(97337987)

9:00 a.m.
Automorphisms of ordered shifts.
William Geller*, IUPUI
Michal Misiurewicz, IUPUI
(973371443)

9:30 a.m.
Cantor Sets which are Minimal Sets.
Bill Basener*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(97337719)

10:00 a.m.
Break.

10:30 a.m.
Symmetries of Shifts of Finite Type.
Daniel S Silver, University of South Alabama
Susan G Williams*, University of South Alabama
(973371369)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I
Organizers:
Paul C. Roberts, University of Utah roberts@math.utah.edu
Anurag K. Singh, University of Utah singh@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
Remarks on bounding local cohomology of Frobenius powers of ideals.
Ian M Aberbach*, University of Missouri
(973131342)

8:30 a.m.
Frobenius action on local cohomology modules.
Florian Enescu*, University of Utah
(973131119)

9:00 a.m.
Tight closure and linkage classes in Gorenstein rings.
Adela N Vraciu*, University of Kansas
(97313690)

9:30 a.m.
Break.

10:00 a.m.
Break.

10:30 a.m.
Limit HilbertKunz Multiplicities.
Claudia Miller*, University of Toronto
Anurag K Singh, University of Utah
(973131356)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computability Theory with Applications, I
Organizers:
Douglas Cenzer, University of Florida cenzer@math.ufl.edu
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California San Diego jremmel@ucsd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Invariance and Noninvariance in the Lattice of $\Pi_1^0$ Classes.
Peter A Cholak, University of Notre Dame
Rod G Downey*, Victoria University, NZ
(97303945)

8:30 a.m.
A Decision Procedure for the $AE$theory of the Lattice of $\Pi^0_1$ Classes.
Linda Lawton*, Western Illinois University
(973031208)

9:00 a.m.
Definability and structural properties for the lattice of $Pi^0_1$classes.
Andr\'e Nies*, University of Chicago
(973031385)

9:30 a.m.
The Lattice of $\Pi^0_1$ Classes.
Douglas Cenzer, University of Florida
Farzan Riazati*, Savannah College of Art and Design
(97303742)

10:00 a.m.
Medevev degrees of $\Pi^0_1$ classes are dense.
Douglas A Cenzer, University of Florida
Peter G Hinman*, University of Michigan
(97303821)

10:30 a.m.
Computability of the Common Derivation in Locally Determined Logic Programs.
Amy K. C. S. Vanderbilt*, Xavier University
(97303929)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractal Geometry and Applications: A Jubilee of Benoit Mandelbrot, I
Organizers:
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuysen, Rutgers University machiel@math.rutgers.edu

8:00 a.m.
The wavelet formalism for multifractal analysis.
Jes\'us Ur{\'\i}as*, IICOUASLP
Salom\'e J Murgu{\'\i}a, IICOUASLP
(973371154)

8:30 a.m.
Multifractal products of poissonian random weights.
Julien Barral*, I.N.R.I.A.
(973601480)

9:00 a.m.
Directional entropy and complexity in lattice dynamical systems.
Valentin S Afraimovich*, IICOUASLP
(973371140)

9:30 a.m.
Multifractal Rigidity: More Questions Than Answers.
Yakov B Pesin*, Pennsylvania State University
(973371239)

10:00 a.m.
Graph Directed Markovian Systems.
Daniel R Mauldin*, University of North Texas
Mariusz Urbanski, University of North Texas
(973371133)

10:30 a.m.
The role of the Mandelbrot set in complex dynamics.
Mitsuhiro Shishikura*, Kyoto University
(973371273)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Graph Theory, I
Organizers:
Andre Kundgen, California State University, San Marcos akundgen@csusm.edu
K. Brooks Reid, California State University, San Marcos breid@csusm.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Relaxed Game Chromatic Number of Graphs.
Charles Dunn, Arizona State University
H. A Kierstead*, Arizona State University
(973051194)

8:30 a.m.
The Relaxed Game Chromatic Index of $k$degenerate Graphs.
Charles L Dunn*, Arizona State University
(97305175)

9:00 a.m.
Splittable colorings.
Radhika Ramamurthi*, University of California at San Diego
Zoltan Furedi, University of Illinois / Renyi Institute
Andre Kundgen, California State University at San Marcos
(973051057)

9:30 a.m.
On AntiRamsey numbers of graphs.
Maria Axenovich*, Iowa State University
(97305892)

10:00 a.m.
Constrained Ramsey numbers of graphs.
Tao Jiang*, Miami University (Ohio)
(97305859)

10:30 a.m.
Pattern Ramsey Numbers.
Robert E Jamison, Clemson University
Douglas B West*, University of Illinois
(973051236)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology, I
Organizers:
Tim D. Cochran, Rice University cochran@rice.edu

8:00 a.m.
3Manifolds, tangles and persistent invariants.
Jozef H Przytycki, The George Washington University
Daniel S Silver*, University of South Alabama
Susan G Williams, University of South Alabama
(9735794)

8:30 a.m.
Distance $\ge 3$ Heegaard splittings.
John P Hempel*, Rice University
(973571366)

9:00 a.m.
On Injective Homomorphisms of Mapping Class Groups.
Elmas Irmak*, Michigan State University
(973571372)

9:30 a.m.
Topological Symmetry Groups of Graphs Embedded in $S^{3}$.
Erica L Flapan*, Pomona College
(97357716)

10:00 a.m.
Seifert Surfaces for Graphs, Planarity, and Associated Links.
Simrat M Ghuman*, New York City Technical College, CUNY
(97357902)

10:30 a.m.
One relator 3orbifolds.
James D Borkowski*, University of Tennessee
(973571316)

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part A
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota, Duluth
Stephen G. Hartke, Rutgers University

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part A
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers.
Organizers:
Ralph P. Grimaldi, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Sunday January 6, 2002, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Modeling and Simulation for Thin Films
Organizers:
Russel Caflisch, University of California Los Angeles caflisch@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Connecting Ab Inito and Kinetic Models: Simulation of the Equilibrium and Growth Kinetics of IIIV Semiconductor Surfaces.
Mark F Gyure, HRL Laboratories
Frank Grosse*, HRL Laboratories
(973821486)

8:35 a.m.
Kinetic MonteCarlo simulations and approximations.
Tim P Schulze*, University of Tennessee
(973821474)

9:10 a.m.
Atomistic Theory of Elasticity for Epitaxial Systems.
Cameron R Connell*, UCLA
Russel E Caflisch, UCLA
(973741478)

9:45 a.m.
Morphological stability of strained alloy film growth.
Brian J Spencer*, University at Buffalo
(973741476)

10:20 a.m.
Feedback Control of Plasma Etching of Silicon Nitride Thin Films.