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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
Tuesday August 8, 2000

Tuesday August 8, 2000, 8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Meeting Registration

Tuesday August 8, 2000, 8:00 a.m.4:30 p.m.
Book Sales and Exhibits

Tuesday August 8, 2000, 8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Invited Address
Bliss and ignorance in 4dimensions.
Clifford Taubes*, Harvard University
(9565723)

Tuesday August 8, 2000, 10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Invited Address
Highdimensional data analysis: The blessings and curses of dimensionality.
David L. Donoho*, Stanford University
(9566202)

Tuesday August 8, 2000, 11:15 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Session on Mechanics of Solids

11:15 a.m.
A Circular Inclusion with Homogeneously Imperfect Interface in Antiplane Shear Elasticity.
Peter Schiavone*, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
(9567453)

11:30 a.m.
Aerodynamics of a moving curveball in NavierStokes flow.
Joey Huang*, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(9567632)

11:45 a.m.
A scaling analysis of turbulent flows driven by RayleighTaylor and RichtmyerMeshkov instabilities.
Ye Zhou*, Univ. of California, LLNL
(95676122)

Tuesday August 8, 2000, 11:15 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Session on LowDimensional Topology

11:15 a.m.
Three weight systems arising from intersection graphs.
Blake Mellor*, Honors College, Florida Atlantic University
(9565760)

11:30 a.m.
Solving oriented tangle equations involving 2bridge knots and links.
Isabel K Darcy*, University of Texas at Dallas
(95657123)

11:45 a.m.
Convergence and Collapse of Three Manifolds in General Relativity.
Arthur E Fischer*, University of California, Santa Cruz
Vincent Moncrief, Yale University
(95683116)

Tuesday August 8, 2000, 12:45 p.m.1:40 p.m.
Session on Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes

12:45 p.m.
Extreme value theory in reinsurance.
Nicholas E. Frangos*, Athens University of Economics and Hofstra University
John Stamoulis, Athens University of Economics
(95660111)

1:00 p.m.
Asymptotic Theory of Noncentered Mixing Stochastic Differential Equations.
JeongHoon Kim*, Yonsei University
(95660104)

1:15 p.m.
On the pointwise central limit theorem for strongly mixing and associated random variables.
Khurelbaatar Gonchigdanzan*, University of Cincinnati
(9566034)

1:30 p.m.
When does a stochastic process have sample paths in a given RKHS?
Jay H. Beder*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
Milan N. Luki\'c, Viterbo College
(95660108)

Tuesday August 8, 2000, 12:45 p.m.1:40 p.m.
Session on Number Theory, II

12:45 p.m.
The system of diophantine equations $XYZW=X+Y+Z+W=1$ over finite fields.
T. Venkatesh*, Karnataka University
(9561138)

1:00 p.m.
Restricted divisor sums and the class number $h(p)$ of binary quadratic fields.
Kevin A Broughan*, University of Waikato
(95611126)

1:15 p.m.
How the Langlands Program is Prefigured and Mirrored in the "Onsager Program" of Mathematical Statistical Mechanics.
Martin H Krieger*, University of Southern California
(9561168)

1:30 p.m.
Covering collections and a challenge problem of Serre.
E. Victor Flynn, University of Liverpool
Joseph L Wetherell*, University of Southern California
(95611142)

Tuesday August 8, 2000, 2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Invited Address
The interplay between analysis and topology in some nonlinear PDEs.
Haim Brezis*, University of Paris VI and Rutgers University
(9563513)

Tuesday August 8, 2000, 3:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
Invited Address
Quantum computation and modular functors.
Michael H. Freedman*, Microsoft Research
(9566826)

Tuesday August 8, 2000, 4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Invited Address
Quantum computation.
Peter W. Shor*, AT\&T Labs
(9566822)

Tuesday August 8, 2000, 6:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Southern California Barbecue
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