376. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 508)
 Cavicchioli, Alberto; Spaggiari, Fulvia

A Result in Surgery Theory
We study the topological $4$dimensional surgery problem
for a closed connected orientable
topological $4$manifold $X$ with vanishing
second homotopy and $\pi_1(X)\cong A * F(r)$, where $A$ has
one end and $F(r)$ is the free group of rank $r\ge 1$.
Our result is related to a theorem of Krushkal and Lee, and
depends on the validity of the Novikov conjecture for
such fundamental groups.
Keywords:fourmanifolds, homotopy type, obstruction theory, homology with local coefficients, surgery, normal invariant, assembly map Categories:57N65, 57R67, 57Q10 

377. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 481)
 Bayart, Frédéric

Universal Inner Functions on the Ball
It is shown that given any sequence of automorphisms $(\phi_k)_k$ of the
unit ball $\bn$ of $\cn$ such that $\\phi_k(0)\$ tends to $1$,
there exists an inner function
$I$ such that the family of ``nonEuclidean translates"
$(I\circ\phi_k)_k$ is locally uniformly dense in the unit ball of
$H^\infty(\bn)$.
Keywords:inner functions, automorphisms of the ball, universality Categories:32A35, 30D50, 47B38 

378. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 487)
379. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 627)
 Vidanovi\'{c}, Mirjana V.; Tri\v{c}kovi\'{c}, Slobodan B.; Stankovi\'{c}, Miomir S.

Summation of Series over Bourget Functions
In this paper we derive formulas for summation of series involving
J.~Bourget's generalization of Bessel functions of integer order, as
well as the analogous generalizations by H.~M.~Srivastava. These series are
expressed in terms of the Riemann $\z$ function and Dirichlet
functions $\eta$, $\la$, $\b$, and can be brought into closed form in
certain cases, which means that the infinite series are represented
by finite sums.
Keywords:Riemann zeta function, Bessel functions, Bourget functions, Dirichlet functions Categories:33C10, 11M06, 65B10 

380. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 618)
 Valmorin, V.

Vanishing Theorems in Colombeau Algebras of Generalized Functions
Using a canonical linear embedding of the algebra
${\mathcal G}^{\infty}(\Omega)$ of Colombeau generalized functions in the space of
$\overline{\C}$valued $\C$linear maps on the space
${\mathcal D}(\Omega)$ of smooth functions with compact support, we give vanishing
conditions for functions and linear integral operators of class
${\mathcal G}^\infty$. These results are then applied to the zeros of holomorphic
generalized functions in dimension greater than one.
Keywords:Colombeau generalized functions, linear integral operators, generalized holomorphic functions Categories:32A60, 45P05, 46F30 

381. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 593)
382. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 359)
383. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 448)
384. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 439)
 Samei, Karim

On the Maximal Spectrum of Semiprimitive Multiplication Modules
An $R$module $M$ is called a multiplication module if for each
submodule $N$ of $M$, $N=IM$ for some ideal $I$ of $R$. As
defined for a commutative ring $R$, an $R$module $M$ is said to be
semiprimitive if the intersection of maximal submodules of $M$ is
zero. The maximal spectra of a semiprimitive multiplication
module $M$ are studied. The isolated points of $\Max(M)$ are
characterized algebraically. The relationships among the maximal
spectra of $M$, $\Soc(M)$ and $\Ass(M)$ are studied. It is shown
that $\Soc(M)$ is exactly the set of all elements of $M$ which
belongs to every maximal submodule of $M$ except for a finite
number. If $\Max(M)$ is infinite, $\Max(M)$ is a onepoint
compactification of a discrete space if and only if $M$ is Gelfand and for
some maximal submodule $K$, $\Soc(M)$ is the intersection of all
prime submodules of $M$ contained in $K$. When $M$ is a
semiprimitive Gelfand module, we prove that every intersection
of essential submodules of $M$ is an essential submodule if and only if
$\Max(M)$ is an almost discrete space. The set of uniform
submodules of $M$ and the set of minimal submodules of $M$
coincide. $\Ann(\Soc(M))M$ is a summand submodule of $M$ if and only if
$\Max(M)$ is the union of two disjoint open subspaces $A$ and
$N$, where $A$ is almost discrete and $N$ is dense in itself. In
particular, $\Ann(\Soc(M))=\Ann(M)$ if and only if $\Max(M)$ is almost
discrete.
Keywords:multiplication module, semiprimitive module, Gelfand module, Zariski topolog Category:13C13 

385. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 386)
 Lan, K. Q.; Yang, G. C.

Positive Solutions of the FalknerSkan Equation Arising in the Boundary Layer Theory
The wellknown FalknerSkan equation is one of the most important
equations in laminar boundary layer theory and is used to describe
the steady twodimensional flow of a slightly viscous
incompressible fluid past wedge shaped bodies of angles related to
$\lambda\pi/2$, where $\lambda\in \mathbb R$ is a parameter
involved in the equation. It is known that there exists
$\lambda^{*}<0$ such that the equation with suitable boundary
conditions has at least one positive solution for each $\lambda\ge
\lambda^{*}$ and has no positive solutions for
$\lambda<\lambda^{*}$. The known numerical result shows
$\lambda^{*}=0.1988$. In this paper, $\lambda^{*}\in
[0.4,0.12]$ is proved analytically by establishing a singular
integral equation which is equivalent to the FalknerSkan
equation. The equivalence result
provides new techniques to study properties and existence of solutions of
the FalknerSkan equation.
Keywords:FalknerSkan equation, boundary layer problems, singular integral equation, positive solutions Categories:34B16, 34B18, 34B40, 76D10 

386. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 378)
 Izuchi, Kou Hei

Cyclic Vectors in Some Weighted $L^p$ Spaces of Entire Functions
In this paper,
we generalize a result recently obtained by the author.
We characterize the cyclic vectors in $\Lp$.
Let $f\in\Lp$ and $f\poly$ be contained in the space.
We show that $f$ is nonvanishing if and only if $f$ is cyclic.
Keywords:weighted $L^p$ spaces of entire functions, cyclic vectors Categories:47A16, 46J15, 46H25 

387. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 334)
388. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 195)
389. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 310)
 Witbooi, P. J.

Relative Homotopy in Relational Structures
The homotopy groups of a finite partially ordered set (poset) can be
described entirely in the context of posets, as shown in a paper by
B. Larose and C. Tardif.
In this paper we describe the relative version of such a
homotopy theory, for pairs $(X,A)$ where $X$ is a poset and $A$ is a
subposet of $X$. We also prove some theorems on the relevant version
of the notion of weak homotopy equivalences for maps of pairs of such
objects. We work in the category of reflexive binary relational
structures which contains the posets as in the work of Larose and
Tardif.
Keywords:binary reflexive relational structure, relative homotopy group, exact sequence, locally finite space, weak homotopy equivalence Categories:55Q05, 54A05;, 18B30 

390. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 298)
 Tocón, Maribel

The Kostrikin Radical and the Invariance of the Core of Reduced Extended Affine Lie Algebras
In this paper we prove that the Kostrikin radical of an extended affine Lie algebra of
reduced type coincides with the center of its core, and use this characterization to get a typefree
description of the core of such algebras. As a consequence we get that the core of an extended affine
Lie algebra of reduced type is invariant under the automorphisms of the algebra.
Keywords:extended affine Lie algebra, Lie torus, core, Kostrikin radical Categories:17B05, 17B65 

391. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 283)
392. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 261)
 Neeb, KarlHermann

On the Classification of Rational Quantum Tori and the Structure of Their Automorphism Groups
An $n$dimensional quantum torus is a twisted group algebra of the
group $\Z^n$. It is called rational if all invertible commutators are roots
of unity. In the present note we describe a normal form for rational
$n$dimensional quantum
tori over any field. Moreover, we show that for
$n = 2$ the natural exact sequence
describing the automorphism group of the quantum torus splits over any
field.
Keywords:quantum torus, normal form, automorphisms of quantum tori Category:16S35 

393. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 236)
394. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 217)
 Filippakis, Michael E.; Papageorgiou, Nikolaos S.

A Multivalued Nonlinear System with the Vector $p$Laplacian on the SemiInfinity Interval
We study a second order nonlinear system driven by the vector
$p$Laplacian, with a multivalued nonlinearity and defined on
the positive time semiaxis $\mathbb{R}_+.$ Using degree
theoretic techniques we solve an auxiliary mixed boundary value
problem defined on the finite interval $[0,n]$ and then via a
diagonalization method we produce a solution for the original
infinite timehorizon system.
Keywords:semiinfinity interval, vector $p$Laplacian, multivalued nonlinear, fixed point index, Hartman condition, completely continuous map Category:34A60 

395. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 205)
 Duda, Jakub

On GÃ¢teaux Differentiability of Pointwise Lipschitz Mappings
We prove that for every function $f\from X\to Y$,
where $X$ is a separable Banach space and $Y$ is a Banach space
with RNP, there exists a set $A\in\tilde\mcA$ such that $f$ is
G\^ateaux differentiable at all $x\in S(f)\setminus A$, where
$S(f)$ is the set of points where $f$ is pointwiseLipschitz.
This improves a result of Bongiorno. As a corollary,
we obtain that every $K$monotone function on a separable Banach space
is Hadamard differentiable outside of a set belonging to $\tilde\mcC$;
this improves a result due to Borwein and Wang.
Another corollary is that if $X$ is Asplund, $f\from X\to\R$ cone monotone,
$g\from X\to\R$ continuous convex, then there exists a point in $X$, where $f$ is Hadamard
differentiable and $g$ is Fr\'echet differentiable.
Keywords:GÃ¢teaux differentiable function, RadonNikodÃ½m property, differentiability of Lipschitz functions, pointwiseLipschitz functions, cone mononotone functions Categories:46G05, 46T20 

396. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 172)
397. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 100)
 Petkov, Vesselin

Dynamical Zeta Function for Several Strictly Convex Obstacles
The behavior of the dynamical zeta function $Z_D(s)$ related to
several strictly convex disjoint obstacles is similar to that of the
inverse $Q(s) = \frac{1}{\zeta(s)}$ of the Riemann zeta function
$\zeta(s)$. Let $\Pi(s)$ be the series obtained from $Z_D(s)$ summing
only over primitive periodic rays. In this paper we examine the
analytic singularities of $Z_D(s)$ and $\Pi(s)$ close to the line $\Re
s = s_2$, where $s_2$ is the abscissa of absolute convergence of the
series obtained by the second iterations of the primitive periodic
rays. We show that at least one of the functions $Z_D(s), \Pi(s)$
has a singularity at $s = s_2$.
Keywords:dynamical zeta function, periodic rays Categories:11M36, 58J50 

398. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 3)
399. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 146)
 Zhou, Xiaowen

SteppingStone Model with Circular Brownian Migration
In this paper we consider the steppingstone model on a circle with
circular Brownian migration. We first point out a connection between
Arratia flow on the circle and the marginal distribution of this
model. We then give a new representation for the steppingstone
model using Arratia flow and circular coalescing Brownian motion.
Such a representation enables us to carry out some explicit
computations. In particular, we find the distribution for the first
time when there is only one type
left across the circle.
Keywords:steppingstone model, circular coalescing Brownian motion, Arratia flow, duality, entrance law Categories:60G57, 60J65 

400. CMB 2008 (vol 51 pp. 86)