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Mathematical Challenges of the 21st Century
Los Angeles, CA, August 612, 2000
Meeting #956
Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS daverman@math.utk.edu
Thursday August 10, 2000

Thursday August 10, 2000, 8:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration

Thursday August 10, 2000, 8:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Book Sales and Exhibits

Thursday August 10, 2000, 8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Invited Address
The principle of functoriality.
James G. Arthur*, University of Toronto
(9562211)

Thursday August 10, 2000, 10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Invited Address
The mathematical impact of quantum fields and strings.
Edward Witten*, Institute for Advanced Study
(9568108)

Thursday August 10, 2000, 11:15 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Session on Quantum Theory, II

11:15 a.m.
XIII Hilbert Problem and Quantum Mechanics.
Ladislav G Andrey*, Academy of Sciences, Prague
(9568197)

11:30 a.m.
Deformation quantization and Poisson sigma models.
Alberto S Cattaneo*, Zurich University, Switzerland
Giovanni Felder, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
(95681110)

11:45 a.m.
String theory and quantum computation: A link?
KarlGeorg Schlesinger*, University of Wuppertal
(9568179)

Thursday August 10, 2000, 11:15 a.m.11:40 a.m.
Session on Logic and Foundations

11:15 a.m.
The Aset Theory and Its Implications to the Foundations of Mathematics.
Andrew C Angus*, Absolute Math Foundation
(9560352)

11:30 a.m.
Forcing for ${\rm hd}$ and ${\rm hL}$.
Andrzej Roslanowski*, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(95603109)

Thursday August 10, 2000, 11:15 a.m.11:40 a.m.
Session on Computer Science

11:15 a.m.
Applying molecular computation to construct unbreakable cryptosystems.
Ponnammal Natarajan*, Anna University, India
Anbarasu Sivalingam, Anna University, India
(9566883)

Thursday August 10, 2000, 12:30 p.m.1:40 p.m.
Session on Partial Differential Equations, II

12:30 p.m.
Three Symmetric Positive Solutions for Lidstone Problems By a Generalization of the LeggettWilliams Theorem.
Richard I Avery, Dakota State University
John M Davis*, Baylor University
Johnny Henderson, Auburn University
(95634112)

1:00 p.m.
Animal coat patterns and the Turing instability.
Evelyn Sander*, George Mason University
Thomas Wanner, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(9563594)

1:15 p.m.
Critical exponent for a nonlinear wave equation with damping.
Grozdena Todorova*, University of Minnesota
Borislav Yordanov, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(95635102)

Thursday August 10, 2000, 12:30 p.m.1:40 p.m.
Session on Complex Variables

12:30 p.m.
Quasiconformal Mappings in Loewner Space.
AiNong Fang*, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Zemin Wu, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
(9563098)

12:45 p.m.
J\o rgensen groups of parabolic type.
Sato Hiroki*, Dept. of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Shizuoka University, Ohya 836, Shizuoka 4228529, Japan
(9563089)

1:00 p.m.
Symplectic and Szeg/"o Forms on the Moduli Space of Connections on Rank Two Bundles.
David J Pinchbeck*, Saint Joseph's College
(95630113)

1:15 p.m.
An inequality for the norm of a polynomial factor.
Igor E Pritsker*, Oklahoma State University
(9563072)

1:30 p.m.
Circle Packings and Earthquakes.
G. Brock Williams*, Texas Tech University
(95630118)

Thursday August 10, 2000, 12:45 p.m.1:40 p.m.
Session on Fluid Mechanics

12:45 p.m.
Affine KacMoody superalgebras: Involutive automorphisms and Iwasawa decompositions.
Dayanand Parashar*, University of Delhi
(9562248)

1:00 p.m.
Equivariant semialgebraic embeddings.
Dae Heui Park*, Korea Advanced Inst. of Science and Tech.
Dong Youp Suh, Korea Advanced Inst. of Science and Tech.
(95622133)

1:15 p.m.
An NPcomplete Algebraic Question (The Finite Algebra Membership Problem for Varieties).
Zoltan Szekely*, Gallaudet University
(95606106)

Thursday August 10, 2000, 2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Mathematics and computing.
Peter D. Lax*, Courant Institute, New York University
(9566507)

Thursday August 10, 2000, 3:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
Invited Address
Logical dreams.
Saharon Shelah*, The Hebrew University and Rutgers University
(9560331)

Thursday August 10, 2000, 4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Invited Address
Threedimensional topology and geometry.
William P. Thurston*, University of California  Davis

Thursday August 10, 2000, 6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Hollywood Bowl Concert
``Thunder and Lightning" featuring the music of Beethoven and Tchaikovsky.
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