# Research Publications for 1978

## Books

**A3.**
Eyland RW (ed.) and others**:**
*Higher School Certificate Mathematics.*
Mathematical Association of New South Wales, Sydney,
1978.

## Chapters in Books

**B1.**
Hoppe FM and Seneta E**:**
Analytical Methods for Discrete Branching Processes,
*In Branching Processes.*
Joffe A, Ney P (ed.),
Advances in Probability and Related Topics,
**5**,
Marcel Dekker, New York,
1978,
219–261.
MR0517536

**B1.**
Taylor DE**:**
The geometry of the Klein quadric,
*Classical Groups.*
Higman DG (ed.),
T.H. Report 78–WSK–04,
1978,
21.
(Technische Hogeschool Eindhoven)

## Journal Articles

**C1.**
Barnes DW**:**
Saturated formations of soluble Lie algebras in characteristic O.
*Archiv der Mathematik*,
30
(1978),
477–480.
MR80a:17009

**C1.**
Barnes DW**:**
On \(F\)-hypercentral modules for Lie algebras.
*Archiv der Mathematik*,
30
(1978),
1–7.
MR58:22199

**C1.**
Barnes DW, Schmid P and Stammbach U**:**
Cohomological characterisations of saturated formations and homomorphs of finite groups.
*Commentarii Mathematici Helvetici*,
53
(1978),
165–173.
MR58:11167

**C1.**
Buchen PW**:**
The elastodynamic Green's tensor for the 2D half space.
*Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society*,
(Series B),
20
(1978),
385–400.

**C1.**
Cartwright DI and Field MJ**:**
A refinement of the arithmetic mean–geometric mean inequality.
*Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society*,
71
(1978),
no.1,
36–38.
MR57:16516

**C1.**
Cartwright DI and McMullen JR**:**
A note on the fractional calculus.
*Proceedings of the Edinburgh Mathematical Society*,
Series II,
21
(1978/79),
79–80.
MR57:16488

**C1.**
Choo KG**:**
Whitehead groups of semidirect products of free groups.
*Glasgow Mathematical Journal*,
19
(1978),
no.2,
155–158.
MR58:850

**C1.**
Conlon SB**:**
Three groups with cyclic centre and central quotient of maximal class.
*Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society*,
(Series A),
25
(1978),
25–28.
MR57:12684

**C1.**
Cosgrove CM**:**
A new formulation of the field equations for the stationary axisymmetric vacuum gravitational field I. General theory.
*Journal of Physics. A. Mathematical and General*,
11
(1978),
2389–2404.
MR80e:83036a

**C1.**
Cosgrove CM**:**
A new formulation of the field equations for the stationary axisymmetric vacuum gravitational field II. Separable solutions.
*Journal of Physics. A. Mathematical and General*,
11
(1978),
2405–2430.
MR80e:83036b

**C1.**
Cram LE, Durrant CJ and Grossmann-Doerth U**:**
Some comments on Suemoto's paper `An emperical, statistical model for the formation of the cores of chromospheric Fraunhofer lines'.
*Solar Physics*,
58
(1978),
279–285.

**C1.**
Dancer EN**:**
Some remarks on a theorem of Kachurovskii.
*Journal of Mathematical Analysis and Applications*,
62
(1978),
525–529.
MR58:2496

**C1.**
Dancer EN**:**
Asymptotics applied to nonlinear boundary value problems.
*Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society*,
18
(1978),
29–35.
MR58:1345

**C1.**
Dancer EN**:**
On the ranges of certain weakly nonlinear elliptic partial differential equations.
*Journal de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées*,
57
(1978),
351–366.
MR80g:35055

**C1.**
Durrant CJ**:**
The solar chromosphere — still enigmatic?
*Quarterly Journal of the Royal Astronomical Society*,
19
(1978),
411–429.

**C1.**
Eagleson GK and Weber NC**:**
Limit theorems for weakly exchangeable arrays.
*Mathematical Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society*,
84
(1978),
123–30.
MR58:18670

**C1.**
Eyland RW and Monro GP**:**
The History of Mathematical Ideas Option at Sydney University, a Follow Up.
*Australian Mathematical Society Gazette*,
5
(1978),
20–24.
MR80m:01002

**C1.**
Field MJ**:**
Resolving actions of compact Lie groups.
*Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society*,
18
(1978),
243–254.
MR80c:57023

**C1.**
Fuentes-Cobas L and Szabo P**:**
The Use of Computers in Quantitative X-ray Diffraction Analysis.
*Revista CENIC*,
Ciencias Fisicas,
9
(1978),
105–110.

**C1.**
Fuentes-Cobas L and Szabo P**:**
Extraccion de Inclusiones No Metalicas de Aceros.
*Revista CENIC*,
Ciencias Fisicas,
9
(1978),
301–312.

**C1.**
Galloway DJ**:**
The origin of running penumbral waves.
*Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society*,
184
(1978),
49P–52P.

**C1.**
Galloway DJ, Proctor MRE and Weiss NO**:**
Magnetic flux ropes and convection.
*Journal of Fluid Mechanics*,
87
(1978),
243–261.
MR58:19828

**C1.**
Gibson WG and Thompson RS**:**
Powers of nonsymmetric stochastic matrices: comment on a paper by Little, Ng and Shaw.
*Mathematical Biosciences*,
42
(1978),
37–41.
MR58:28044b

**C1.**
Hillman JA**:**
Alexander ideals and Chen groups.
*The Bulletin of the London Mathematical Society*,
10
(1978),
105–110.
MR57:17621

**C1.**
Hillman JA**:**
Longitudes of a link and principality of an Alexander ideal.
*Proceedings of the American Mathematical Society*,
72
(1978),
370–374.
MR80c:57006

**C1.**
Hutchinson TP**:**
An extension of the signal detection model of information retrieval.
*Journal of Documentation*,
34
(1978),
51–54.

**C1.**
Hutchinson TP and Harris RA**:**
Recent trends in traffic injury.
*Injury: the British Journal of Accident Surgery*,
10
(1978),
133–137.

**C1.**
Kelly GM and Pultr A**:**
On algebraic recognition of direct-product decompositions.
*Journal of Pure and Applied Algebra*,
12
(1978),
207–224.
MR58:16820

**C1.**
Kuo TC**:**
On Thom-Whitney Stratification Theory.
*Mathematische Annalen*,
234
(1978),
97–107.
MR58:6333

**C1.**
Lehrer GI**:**
On the values of characters of semi simple groups over finite fields.
*Osaka Journal of Mathematics*,
15
(1978),
77–99.
MR81g:20079

**C1.**
Lehrer GI**:**
On a conjecture of Alperin and McKay.
*Mathematica Scandinavica*,
43
(1978),
5–10.
MR80g:20020

**C1.**
Monro GP**:**
The development of complex numbers.
*Reflections*,
3
(1978),
4–9.

**C1.**
Monro GP and Taylor DE**:**
On multiply transitive groups.
*Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society*,
(Series A),
26
(1978),
57–58.
MR80c:20005

**C1.**
Ogawa J and Wehrhahn KH**:**
On the Use of the \(t\)-Statistic in Preliminary Testing Procedures for the Behrens-Fisher Problem.
*Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference*,
2
(1978),
15–25.
MR80a:62032

**C1.**
Rees DE**:**
Non-LTE resonance line polarization in the absence of magnetic fields.
*Publications of the Astronomical Society of Japan*,
30
(1978),
455–466.

**C1.**
Robinson J**:**
An asymptotic expansion for samples from a finite population.
*The Annals of Statistics*,
6
(1978),
1005–1011.
MR80i:62016

**C1.**
Satterthwaite SP and Hutchinson TP**:**
A generalisation of Gumbel's bivariate logistic distribution.
*Metrika*,
25
(1978),
163–170.
MR80c:62066

**C1.**
Seneta E**:**
A relaxation view of a genetic problem.
*Advances in Applied Probability*,
10
(1978),
716–721.
(Proceedings of Conference in Honour of Professor J.E. Moyal, Macquarie University, 10 February, 1978)

**C1.**
Street RH and Walters RFC**:**
Yoneda structures on 2-categories.
*Journal of Algebra*,
50
(1978),
350–379.
MR57:3214

**C1.**
Szabo P**:**
Optimization of the Measuring Time in Diffraction Intensity Measurements.
*Acta Crystallographica. Section A: Foundations of Crystallography*,
A 34
(1978),
551–553.

**C1.**
Wall GE**:**
On the Lie ring of a group of prime exponent II.
*Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society*,
19
(1978),
11–28.
MR80b:20052

**C1.**
Wall GE**:**
A formula in non-commutative differential calculus.
*Australian Mathematical Society Gazette*,
5
(1978),
29–36 and 37–43.
MR80g:22018a

## Conference Proceedings

**E1.**
Galloway DJ
(1978)
Convection with a magnetic field or rotation: an analogy.
*Proceedings of the Workshop on Solar Rotation*,
Belvedere G, Paternò L (eds) (ed.) ,
Catania Astrophysical Observatory,
352–357.

**E1.**
Howlett RB
(1978)
Extending characters from normal subgroups.
*18-th Summer Research Institute of the Australian Mathematical Society*,
*Topics in Algebra*,
Lecture Notes in Mathematics,
Springer-Verlag,
**697**
MR80b:20009

**E1.**
Levingston RW and Taylor DE
(1978)
Distance-regular graphs.
*Combinatorial mathematics*,
*Proc. Internat. Conf. Combinatorial Theory, Australian Nat. Univ., Canberra, 1977*,
Lecture Notes in Mathematics,
Springer-Verlag, Berlin,
**686**,
313–323.
MR80i:05077

**E1.**
Seberry J and Wehrhahn KH
(1978)
A Class of Codes Generated by Circulant Weighing Matrices.
*Combinatorial Math. Proceedings, Canberra 1977*,
Lecture Notes in Mathematics,
Springer-Verlag,
**686**,
282–289.
MR80d:94023

**E1.**
Wall GE
(1978)
Lie methods in group theory.
Lecture Notes in Mathematics,
Springer-Verlag (Berlin),
**697**,
137–173.
MR0524369

**E1.**
Wall GE
(1978)
Commutator collection and module structure.
Lecture Notes in Mathematics,
Springer-Verlag (Berlin),
**697**,
174–196.
MR0524370

## Other Output

**OT.**
Curtis C and Lehrer GI
(1978)
On the Homology of buildings of reductive groups.
(Preprint, Universities of Sydney and Oregon)

## Unpublished Conference Proceedings

**UN.**
Hutchinson TP
Some statistical methods useful in the analysis of road accident data.
*1st Course on Crashworthiness in Transportation Systems, Ettore Maiorana Centre for Scientific Culture, Erice, Sicily.*
.

**UN.**
Rees DE
Magnetic Fields in Unresolved Photospheric Structures.
*Combined US Solar Observatories Annual Conference, Santa Fe (October 1978)*
.