*Editors*: H. Brezis (Paris), S.S. Chern (Berkeley), J. Damon (Chapel Hill), L.C. Evans (Berkeley), R.M. Hardt (Rice), J.A. Johnson (Houston), A. Lelek (Houston), J. Nagata (Osaka), B.H. Neumann (Australian National University), V. Paulsen (Houston), G. Pisier (College Station and Paris), R. Scott (Houston), S.W. Semmes (Rice), K. Uhlenbeck (Austin)
*Managing Editor*: G. Auchmuty (Houston)

Houston Journal of Mathematics

*Contents*

**Mohammad K. Azarian
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A Key Theorem on the Near Frattini Subgroups of Generalized Free Productsof Groups, pp. 1-10.

**Elliot Benjamin
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Lower Bounds on the 2-Class Number of the 2-Hilbert Class Field of ImaginaryQuadratic Number Fields With Elementary 2-Class Group of Rank 3, pp.
11-37.

**Murray Bell, Stephen Watson
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Not All Dendroids Have Means, pp. 39-50.

**R. Gilmer, W. Heinzer, W. W. Smith
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On the Distribution of Prime Ideals Within the Ideal Class Group, pp.
51-59.

**A. Harmanci, P. F. Smith, A. Tercan, Y. Tiras
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Direct Sums of CS-Modules, pp.
61-71.

**Harold Donnelly
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Harmonic Maps Between Rank One Symmetric Spaces -- Regularity at the IdealBoundary, pp.
73-87.

**Tomas Dominguez Benavides, Genaro Lopez Acedo, Hong-Kun Xu
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Qualitative and Quantitative Properites for the Space l_{p,q}, pp. 89-100.

**Jesus Garcia-Falset, Brailey Sims, Michael A. Smyth
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The Demiclosedness Principle for Mappings of Asymptotically NonexpansiveType, pp. 101-108.

**Niels Gronbaek
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Morita Equivalence for Self-Induced Banach Algebras, pp. 109-140.

**Donggeng Gong
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K-Theoretic Torsion Invariants for Finite Von Neumann Algebras, pp.
141-159.

**Fabian Flores-Bazan
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On Radial Solutions to Non-Convex Variational Problems, pp.
161-181.

**J. M. Mazon, J. Toledo
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Stabilization of Solutions of the Filtration Equation in R^{n}, pp. 183-198.

**Noriko Mizoguchi, Takashi Suzuki
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Semilinear Elliptic Equations on Annuli in Three and Higher Dimensions, pp.
199-215.

**Mitsuo Kanemitsu, Ryuki Matsuda
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Note on Seminormal Overrings, pp. 217-224.