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2005 Fall Western Section Meeting
Eugene, OR, November 1113, 2005
Meeting #1012
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS
lapidus@math.ucr.edu,
lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday November 12, 2005

Saturday November 12, 2005, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Room 240B, McKenzie Hall

Saturday November 12, 2005, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 240B, McKenzie Hall

Saturday November 12, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Frames, and Related Expansions, III
Room 129, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Marcin Bownik, University of Oregon mbownik@uoregon.edu
Darrin M. Speegle, St. Louis University speegled@slu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Causality and Frame Theory.
Troy L. Henderson*, United States Military Academy  West Point
David R. Larson, Texas A&M University
(101246185)

8:30 a.m.
On some Fourier multipliers for modulation spaces.
Kasso A Okoudjou*, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University
(10124252)

9:00 a.m.
Wavelets and Radon Transform.
Gestur Olafsson*, Louisiana State University
Boris Rubin, Louisiana State University
Elena Ournycheva, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
(101242127)

9:30 a.m.
Admissible Vectors for $F(n)\ltimes SO(n)$.
Tom McNamara*, Saint Louis University
(101243170)

10:00 a.m.
Characterization of MRA Riesz Wavelet Bases and Exponential Decay of Refinable Functions.
Bin Han*, University of Alberta
(10124254)

10:30 a.m.
A projective multiresolution analysis corresponding to the quincunx lattice.
Judith A. Packer*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(101246108)

Saturday November 12, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on New Directions in Spectral Theory and Geometric Analysis, I
Room 214, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Leon Friedlander, University of Arizona friedlan@math.arizona.edu
Patrick McDonald, New College of Florida ptm@virtu.sar.usf.edu

Saturday November 12, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Resolutions, I
Room 301, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Alan Francisco, University of Missouri chrisf@math.missouri.edu
Irena Peeva, Cornell University ivp1@cornell.edu

8:00 a.m.
Resolutions of De ConciniProcesi ideals indexed by hooks.
Riccardo Biagioli, Lyon, France
Sara Faridi*, Dalhousie University, Canada
Mercedes Rosas, Seville, Spain
(101213149)

8:30 a.m.
Homological properties of multigraded modules.
Alexandre B. Tchernev*, University at Albany, SUNY
(101213169)

9:00 a.m.
Some monomial ideals associated to simplicial complexes.
Mauricio F Velasco*, Cornell University
(101213182)

9:30 a.m.
Bounds on Projective Dimension.
Bahman Engheta*, University of California Riverside
(101213210)

10:00 a.m.
Bigraded algebra and incomplete linear systems on $\mathbb{P}^1 \times \mathbb{P}^1$.
David A Cox, Amherst College
Alicia Dickenstein, Universidad de Buenos Aires
Hal Schenck*, Texas A&M University
(10121331)

10:30 a.m.
Toward a numerical theory for the Betti numbers of ideals of fat points.
A Gimigliano, Mathematics Department, University of Bologna
B Harbourne*, Department of Mathematics, University of NebraskaLincoln
M Ida, Mathematics Department, University of Bologna
(10121473)

Saturday November 12, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebra and Noncommutative Birational Geometry, I
Room 240A, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Arkady Dmitrievich Berenstein, University of Oregon arkadiy@math.uoregon.edu
Vladimir Retakh, Rutgers University vretakh@math.rutgers.edu

Saturday November 12, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras, I
Room 306, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Jonathan W. Brundan, University of Oregon brundan@darkwing.uoregon.edu
Alexander S. Kleshchev, University of Oregon klesh@math.uoregon.edu
Viktor Ostrik, University of Oregon vostrik@math.uoregon.edu

8:00 a.m.
Algebras arising from quivers with loops.
Yiqiang Li*, Kansas State Uinversity
Zongzhu Lin, Kansas State University
(10128165)

8:30 a.m.
Images of braid group representations factoring over BMWalgebras.
Eric C. Rowell*, Indiana University
Michael Larsen, Indiana University
Zhenghan Wang, Microsoft Research and Indiana University
(101220107)

9:00 a.m.
Nilpotent Orbits, Symplectic and Orthogonal Representations of Quivers.
Bangming Deng, Beijing Normal University
Zongzhu Lin*, Kansas State University
(101220200)

9:30 a.m.
Deformed HarishChandra homomorphism for the cyclic quiver.
Alexei Oblomkov*, IAS
(101220168)

10:00 a.m.
Orbifold Hecke algebras.
Pavel I Etingof*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(10121615)

Saturday November 12, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on KTheory in MTheory, I
Room 208, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Gregory D. Landweber, University of Oregon greg@math.uoregon.edu
Charles F. Doran, University of Washington doran@math.washington.edu

Saturday November 12, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics and Geometry, I
Room 229, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Sara C. Billey, University of Washington billey@math.washington.edu
Mark Haiman, University of California Berkeley mhaiman@math.berkeley.edu

Saturday November 12, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Topology of Moduli Spaces, I
Room 307, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Boris I. Botvinnik, University of Oregon botvinn@math.uoregon.edu
Uwe Kaiser, Boise State University kaiser@diamond.boisestate.edu
Dev Sinha, University of Oregon dps@math.uoregon.edu

Saturday November 12, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry Motivated by Physics, I
Room 102, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Polishchuk, University of Oregon apolish@math.uoregon.edu
Arkady Vaintrob, University of Oregon vaintrob@math.uoregon.edu

Saturday November 12, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations with Applications, I
Room 240C, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Panchenko, Washington State University panchenko@math.wsu.edu
R. E. Showalter, Oregon State University show@math.oregonstate.edu
HongMing Yin, Washington State University hyin@wsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Homogenization of flows with microstructure.
Alexander Panchenko*, Washington State University
(101235102)

9:00 a.m.
Inverse homogenization: Reconstruction of the microstructure of a heterogeneous medium.
Elena Cherkaev*, University of Utah
(101235222)

9:30 a.m.
Adaptive modeling and upscaling.
Malgorzata Peszynska*, Oregon State University
(10126598)

10:00 a.m.
An adjoint approach to parameter recovery in a quasilinear parabolic PDE.
Roger Thelwell*, University of Washington
(101235111)

10:30 a.m.
Stable configurations of nematic liquid crystals in rectangular cells with tangent boundary conditions.
A Majumdar, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol
CJ Newton, HewlettPackard Labs, Bristol, UK
JM Robbins, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol
M Zyskin*, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol
(10123526)

Saturday November 12, 2005, 8:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 122, McKenzie Hall

8:45 a.m.
Construction of surface bundles with nonzero signature.
Anar Akhmedov*, University of California, Irvine
(10125708)

9:00 a.m.
Sums of powers of sequential numbers in terms of general Stirling's numbers.
Hungping Tsao*, Novato, CA
(10121111)

9:15 a.m.
Constellations of prime numbers.
Fred B. Holt*, U Washington
(10121113)

9:30 a.m.
Investigations in Nonabelian Difference Sets of Order 25.
M. Strom Borman*, Reed College
(10120528)

9:45 a.m.
Statistical differences between European and Japanese 2D digital art.
Rusins Freivalds*, Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
Masahiro Miyakawa, Tsukuba College of Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
Hisayuki Tatsumi, Tsukuba College of Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
Solvita Zarina, Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
(101262129)

10:00 a.m.
Nondeterministic finitestate automata with a unary alphabet.
Ansis Rosmanis*, Department of Computer Science, University of Latvia, Raina
(101268125)

10:15 a.m.
Combinatorial block designs for Quantum Computing problems.
Elina Kalnina*, University of Latvia
(101205161)

10:30 a.m.
Free boundary problem for the barbotage with inert gases.
Dan Gabriel Ghita*, National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Bucharest, Romania
Constantin Ghita, Valahia University of Targoviste
(10123520)

10:45 a.m.
Topological Degree methods for nonlinear equations in Banach spaces.
Cristinel Mortici*, Valahia University of Targoviste
(10123521)

Saturday November 12, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and PDEs, I
Room 221, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Wilhelm Schlag, California Institute of Technology schlag@caltech.edu
Hart F. Smith, University of Washington hart@math.washington.edu

Saturday November 12, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Regular Algebras and Noncommutative Projective Geometry, I
Room 125, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Brad Shelton, University of Oregon shelton@math.uoregon.edu
Michaela Vancliff, University of Texas at Arlington vancliff@math.uta.edu
James J. Zhang, University of Washington zhang@math.washington.edu

9:00 a.m.
Subalgebras of dimension 3 elliptic regular algebras.
Daniel S Rogalski*, University of California San Diego
(101216203)

9:30 a.m.
Reflections of ASRegular Algebras, II.
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University
James Kuzmanovich*, Wake Forest University
James Zhang, University of Washington
(101216204)

10:00 a.m.
Generalized Laurent polynomial rings as quantum projective 3spaces.
Tom Cassidy*, Bucknell University
Peter Goetz, Bucknell University
Brad S. Shelton, University of Oregon
(101216209)

10:30 a.m.
Fat Point Modules over a Family of Generalized Laurent Polynomial Rings.
Peter D. Goetz*, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
(10121682)

Saturday November 12, 2005, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Wave packets and wave equations.
Room 182, Lillis Hall
Hart F. Smith*, University of Washington
(10123587)

Saturday November 12, 2005, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
New combinatorial developments in the theory of Macdonald polynomials.
Room 182, Lillis Hall
Mark D Haiman*, University of California, Berkeley
(10120551)

Saturday November 12, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Frames, and Related Expansions, IV
Room 129, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Marcin Bownik, University of Oregon mbownik@uoregon.edu
Darrin M. Speegle, St. Louis University speegled@slu.edu

3:00 p.m.
The Construction of Haar Wavelets in Higher Dimensions.
Guido L. Weiss*, Washington University
Ilya Krishtal, Washington University
Benjamin Robinson, Washington University
Edward N Wilson, Washington University
(10123389)

3:30 p.m.
Framebased nonuniform sampling of bandlimited signals.
Jeffrey A Hogan*, University of Arkansas
(101242147)

4:00 p.m.
Parseval Duals for Gabor Frames.
Deguang Han*, Department of Mathematics, University of Central Florida
(10124248)

4:30 p.m.
$\mathrm{BZ^n\, Invariant\, Spaces}$.
Edward N. Wilson*, Washington University in St. Louis
Kanghui Guo, Southwest Missouri State University
Demetrio Labate, North Carolina State University
Wang Q Lim, Washington University in St. Louis
Guido L. Weiss, Washington University in St. Louis
(101242134)

5:00 p.m.
The Homogeneous Approximation Property for Wavelet Frames.
Christopher Heil*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Gitta Kutyniok, JustusLiebigUniversity Giessen
(101242137)

Saturday November 12, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on New Directions in Spectral Theory and Geometric Analysis, II
Room 214, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Leon Friedlander, University of Arizona friedlan@math.arizona.edu
Patrick McDonald, New College of Florida ptm@virtu.sar.usf.edu

Saturday November 12, 2005, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Applications of Algebraic Topology, I
Room 106, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Daniel Dugger, University of Oregon ddugger@math.uoregon.edu
Hal Sadofsky, University of Oregon sadofsky@math.uoregon.edu

Saturday November 12, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and PDEs, II
Room 221, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Wilhelm Schlag, California Institute of Technology schlag@caltech.edu
Hart F. Smith, University of Washington hart@math.washington.edu

3:00 p.m.
Global regularity for nonlinear wave equations.
Jacob K Sterbenz*, University of California, San Diego and MSRI
(101235183)

4:00 p.m.
Reconstructing a magnetic field from boundary measurements.
Mikko Salo*, University of Helsinki and University of Washington
(10123561)

4:30 p.m.
Sharp wellposedness and illposedness results for a quadratic nonlinear Schr\"odinger equation.
Ioan Bejenaru*, UCLA/MSRI
Terence Tao, UCLA
(10123590)

5:00 p.m.
Timelike Minimal Hypersurfaces in Lorentzian Spacetimes.
Paul T Allen*, University of Oregon
Lars Andersson, AEI, Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Golm, Germany
James Isenberg, University of Oregon
(101235132)

Saturday November 12, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Resolutions, II
Room 301, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Alan Francisco, University of Missouri chrisf@math.missouri.edu
Irena Peeva, Cornell University ivp1@cornell.edu

3:00 p.m.
The Convexity Conjecture.
Ben Richert*, California Polytechnic State University
(101213206)

3:30 p.m.
Ideals containing the squares of the variables.
Jeffrey A Mermin*, Cornell University
Irena Peeva, Cornell University
Mike Stillman, Cornell University
(101213171)

4:00 p.m.
Three theorems on Hilbert functions.
Giulio Caviglia*, University of California at Berkeley
(101213225)

4:30 p.m.
Hilbert Functions of Subsets of Complete Intersections.
Susan Marie Cooper*, Syracuse University
(101213213)

5:00 p.m.
Squarezero matrices over commutative local rings.
L. L. Avramov, University of Nebraska
RagnarOlaf Buchweitz, University of Toronto
Srikanth Iyengar*, University of Nebraska
Claudia Miller, Syracuse University
(101213175)

5:30 p.m.
A Somewhat Different Perspective on the Ranks of Syzygies Having Finite Projective Dimension.
Phillip A Griffith*, University of Illinois
(10121334)

Saturday November 12, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Regular Algebras and Noncommutative Projective Geometry, II
Room 125, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Brad Shelton, University of Oregon shelton@math.uoregon.edu
Michaela Vancliff, University of Texas at Arlington vancliff@math.uta.edu
James J. Zhang, University of Washington zhang@math.washington.edu

Saturday November 12, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebra and Noncommutative Birational Geometry, II
Room 240A, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Arkady Dmitrievich Berenstein, University of Oregon arkadiy@math.uoregon.edu
Vladimir Retakh, Rutgers University vretakh@math.rutgers.edu

Saturday November 12, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations with Applications, II
Room 240C, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Panchenko, Washington State University panchenko@math.wsu.edu
R. E. Showalter, Oregon State University show@math.oregonstate.edu
HongMing Yin, Washington State University hyin@wsu.edu

Saturday November 12, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras, II
Room 306, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Jonathan W. Brundan, University of Oregon brundan@darkwing.uoregon.edu
Alexander S. Kleshchev, University of Oregon klesh@math.uoregon.edu
Viktor Ostrik, University of Oregon vostrik@math.uoregon.edu

3:00 p.m.
Blocks in the category of level zero representations of classical and quantum affine algebras.
Vyjayanthi Chari*, University of California, Riverside
Adriano A. Moura, University of Campinas, Sao Paolo
(10121744)

3:30 p.m.
Generalized double affine Hecke algebras of higher rank.
Pavel Etingof, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Wee Liang Gan*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alexei Oblomkov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(10122080)

4:00 p.m.
Braid group, quantum Heisenberg algebra and q,tcharacters.
Jacob Greenstein*, University of California Riverside
David Hernandez, Ecole Normale Superieure
(10121791)

4:30 p.m.
Generalized Schur Duality for Quantum Groups.
Hans Wenzl*, University of California at San Diego
(101216215)

5:00 p.m.
New fermionic formula for unrestricted Kostka polynomials.
Lipika Deka, UC Davis
Anne Schilling*, UC Davis
(10120539)

5:30 p.m.
Modular embeddings of qSchur algebras.
Kevin McGerty*, University of Chicago
(101216216)

Saturday November 12, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on KTheory in MTheory, II
Room 208, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Gregory D. Landweber, University of Oregon greg@math.uoregon.edu
Charles F. Doran, University of Washington doran@math.washington.edu

3:00 p.m.
Black Holes and Topological Strings.
Cumrun Vafa*, Physics Department, Harvard University
(10128375)

4:00 p.m.
KTheory, Torsion, and Integral Structures in Special Geometry.
Jacques Distler*, University of Texas at Austin
(101219136)

5:00 p.m.
The cmap in superspace.
Martin Rocek*, CN Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stony Brook University NY
Cumrun Vafa, Department of Physics, Harvard University
Stefan Vandoren, Department of Physics, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
(101219151)

Saturday November 12, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics and Geometry, II
Room 229, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Sara C. Billey, University of Washington billey@math.washington.edu
Mark Haiman, University of California Berkeley mhaiman@math.berkeley.edu

3:00 p.m.
A Combinatorial Formula for the (type A) nonsymmetric Macdonald polynomial.
J. Haglund*, Ohio State University
M. Haiman, UC Berkeley
N. Loehr, William and Mary
(101205133)

3:30 p.m.
CohenMacaulayness of certain rings of invariants.
V Lakshmibai*, Northeastern University
P Shukla, Suffolk University
(10121499)

4:00 p.m.
On CachazoDouglasSeibergWitten conjecture for simple Lie algebras.
Shrawan Kumar*, UNC at Chapel Hill
(101222100)

4:30 p.m.
Duality of pipe dreams and antidiagonals.
Ning Jia, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Ezra Miller*, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
(101205124)

5:00 p.m.
Harmonic algebraic curves and noncrossing partitions.
Jeremy L Martin*, University of Kansas
David Savitt, University of Arizona
Ted Singer, Scarsdale, NY
(10121469)

Saturday November 12, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry Motivated by Physics, II
Room 102, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Polishchuk, University of Oregon apolish@math.uoregon.edu
Arkady Vaintrob, University of Oregon vaintrob@math.uoregon.edu

Saturday November 12, 2005, 3:15 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 122, McKenzie Hall

3:15 p.m.
A convolution argument.
Corina D Constantinescu*, Oregon State University
E. Thomann, Oregon State University
(101241220)

3:30 p.m.
Analysis of properties of Finite State Linear Model.
Dace Ruklisa*, Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Latvia
(101268195)

3:45 p.m.
A modified SOR scheme for systems of linear equations.
Livinus U Uko*, Department of Science and Mathematics, Johnson C. Smith University, 100 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte NC 28216
(10126547)

4:00 p.m.
A New Family of Curvature Homogeneous PseudoRiemannian Manifolds.
Corey M Dunn*, University of Oregon
(101253172)

4:15 p.m.
Park and Skoug's formula for conditional YehWiener integrals with applications.
Joo Sup Chang*, Hanyang University and University of California  Riverside
(10126030)

4:45 p.m.
Kirkman type combinatorial designs.
Rihards Opmanis*, University of Latvia
(101205198)

Saturday November 12, 2005, 4:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Topology of Moduli Spaces, II
Room 307, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Boris I. Botvinnik, University of Oregon botvinn@math.uoregon.edu
Uwe Kaiser, Boise State University kaiser@diamond.boisestate.edu
Dev Sinha, University of Oregon dps@math.uoregon.edu
Inquiries: meet@ams.org