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2006 Spring Eastern Section Meeting
Durham, NH, April 2223, 2006 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1017
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Sunday April 23, 2006

Sunday April 23, 2006, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, Murkland Hall

Sunday April 23, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Quantum Invariants of Knots and 3Manifolds, III
Room 115, Murkland Hall Organizers: Charles D. Frohman, University of Iowa
Razvan Gelca, Texas Tech University rgelca@gmail.com

8:00 a.m.
Integral TQFTs and applications.
Patrick M Gilmer*, Louisiana State University
(10175748)

8:30 a.m.
Girth and the Span of the Jones Polynomial.
Lisa Hernandez*, University of California, Riverside
XiaoSong Lin, University of California, Riverside
(10175477)

9:00 a.m.
On links with cyclotomic Jones polynomials.
Abhijit Champanerkar*, University of South Alabama
Ilya Kofman, College of Staten Island, City University of New York
(101757147)

9:30 a.m.
Knot polynomials and hyperbolic volume.
Efstratia Kalfagianni*, Michigan State University
(101757124)

10:00 a.m.
Khovanov Homology and Reidemeister Torsion.
Juan Ariel OrtizNavarro*, University of Iowa
(101755101)

10:30 a.m.
Holonomic relations between quantum invariants.
Adam S. Sikora*, SUNY Buffalo
(101757178)

Sunday April 23, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Banach Spaces of Analytic Functions, III
Room 201, Murkland Hall Organizers: Rita A. Hibschweiler, University of New Hampshire rah2@cisunix.unh.edu
Thomas H. MacGregor, SUNY Albany and Bowdoin College

8:00 a.m.
Uniqueness Theorems for Inner Functions and Fixed Sets of Positive Measure.
Patrick Arthur Brown*, Albany University, State University of New York
(101746225)

8:30 a.m.
A survey of extremal problems for nonvanishing analytic functions.
Catherine Beneteau*, Seton Hall University
Dov Aharonov, Technion
Dmitry Khavinson, University of Arkansas
Harold S. Shapiro, Royal Institute of Technology
(10173017)

9:00 a.m.
Characterization of the isometric composition operators on the Bloch space.
Flavia Colonna*, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
(10173006)

9:30 a.m.
A PaleyWiener Theorem for Bergman Spaces with Application to Invariant Subspaces.
Peter Duren*, University of Michigan
Eva GallardoGutierrez, Universidad de Zaragoza
Alfonso MontesRodriguez, Universidad de Sevilla
(10173090)

10:00 a.m.
Generalized Multiplication and Composition Operators I.
Don Hadwin, University of New Hampshire
Eric Nordgren*, University of New Hampshire
(101747203)

10:30 a.m.
Generalized Multiplication and Composition Operators II.
Don W. Hadwin*, University of New Hampshire
Eric A. Nordgren, University of New Hampshire
(101747216)

Sunday April 23, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
Special Session on Banach Lattices, Regular Operators, and Applications, III
Room G01, Murkland Hall Organizers: A. K. Kitover, Community College of Philadelphia
M. Orhon, University of New Hampshire
A. W. Wickstead, Queen's University of Belfast a.wickstead@queensbelfast.ac.uk

Sunday April 23, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Symplectic and Contact Topology, III
Room 118, Murkland Hall Organizers: Weimin Chen, University of Massachusetts, Amherst wchen@math.umass.edu
Michael G. Sullivan, University of Massachusetts, Amherst sullivan@math.umass.edu
Hao Wu, University of Massachusetts, Amherst wu@math.umass.edu

Sunday April 23, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Galois Theory in Arithmetic and Geometry, III
Room 202, Murkland Hall Organizers: Florian Pop, University of Pennsylvania pop@math.upenn.edu
David Harbater, University of Pennsylvania harbater@math.upenn.edu
Rachel J. Pries, Colorado State University pries@math.colostate.edu

8:00 a.m.
Progess on Riemann existence via degenerations.
Brian Osserman*, University of California, Berkeley
(101714110)

8:30 a.m.
Monodromy of hyperelliptic and trielliptic curves.
Jeffrey D Achter*, Colorado State University
Rachel J Pries, Colorado State University
(101714181)

9:00 a.m.
Galois Theory in Higher Dimensions.
Katherine F. Stevenson*, California State University, Northridge
(101714165)

9:30 a.m.
On anabelian properties of the moduli spaces of smooth projective curves.
Jakob M. Stix*, University of Bonn, Germany
(10171472)

10:00 a.m.
Local padic differential modules.
Julia Hartmann*, University of Pennsylvania
(101712209)

10:30 a.m.
Iterative Differantial Equations and Finite Groups.
B. H. Matzat*, Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing of the University of Heidelberg
(101712196)

Sunday April 23, 2006, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room G02, Murkland Hall

Sunday April 23, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Topological Algebras and Applications, III
Room G18, Murkland Hall Organizers: Alexander A. Katz, St. John's University katza@stjohns.edu
Genady Y. Grabarnik, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center genady@us.ibm.com

8:30 a.m.
On real rigged Hilbert spaces and GelfandNaimarkSegal type theorem for projective limits of real operator algebras.
Alexander A Katz, St. John's University, NY
Oleg Friedman*, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
Roman Kushnir, St. John's University, NY
(10174669)

9:00 a.m.
Basis separating maps.
Edward Beckenstein*, St. John's University, NY
Lawrence Narici, St. John's University, NY
(101746119)

9:55 a.m.
On real structures in projective limits of abstract and concrete von Neumann algebras.
Alexander A Katz, St. John's University, NY
Mark Ustayev*, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
(101746146)

10:25 a.m.
A topological Boolean algebra, the accompanying semifield S and the Snormability of a Slineartopological Smodule.
KarlErnst Erich Biebler*, ErnstMoritzArndtUniversity, Greifswald, Germany
(101746159)

Sunday April 23, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Discrete and Convex Geometry, III
Room G04, Murkland Hall Organizers: Daniel A. Klain, University of Massachusetts (Lowell)
Barry R. Monson, University of New Brunswick
Egon Schulte, Northeastern University schulte@neu.edu

Sunday April 23, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Hopf Algebras and Galois Module Theory, III
Room 204, Murkland Hall Organizers: Timothy Kohl, Boston University tkohl@it.bu.edu
Robert G. Underwood, Auburn University Montgomery runderwo@mail.aum.edu

Sunday April 23, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Groups, III
Room 104, Murkland Hall Organizers: George J. McNinch, Tufts University george.mcninch@tufts.edu
Eric Sommers, University of MassachusettsAmherst esommers@math.umass.edu

8:30 a.m.
Quantum shifted subgroups and support varieties for some noncocommutative Hopf algebras.
Julia Pevtsova*, University of Washington
Sarah Witherspoon, Texas A & M
(101716193)

9:00 a.m.
A "motivic" calculation in $SL_2({\mathbb Q_p})$.
C. Cunningham, University of Calgary
J. Gordon*, University of Toronto
(101722188)

9:30 a.m.
Branching Rules for Unramified Principal Series Representations of $p$adic $\mathrm{GL}(3)$.
Peter S. Campbell, University of Bristol, UK
Monica Nevins*, University of Ottawa, Canada
(101722173)

10:00 a.m.
Construction of tame types.
JuLee Kim*, University of Illinois at Chicago
JiuKang Yu, Purdue University
(101722161)

10:30 a.m.
Supercuspidal Lpackets and coinvariants in the weight lattice.
Mark Reeder*, Boston College
(101722139)

Sunday April 23, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry and Modular Forms, III
Room 102, Murkland Hall Organizers: Paul E. Gunnells, University of Massachusetts, Amherst gunnells@math.umass.edu
Farshid Hajir, University of Massachusetts, Amherst hajir@math.umass.edu

Sunday April 23, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arrangements and Configuration Spaces, III
Room 203, Murkland Hall Organizers: Graham C. Denham, University of Western Ontario gdenham@uwo.ca
Alexander I. Suciu, Northeastern University a.suciu@neu.edu

Sunday April 23, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Challenges in Physical and Engineering Sciences, II
Room 116, Murkland Hall Organizers: Marianna A. Shubov, University of New Hampshire marianna.shubov@euclid.unh.edu

Sunday April 23, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Global Perspectives on the Geometry of Riemann Surfaces, II
Room G16, Murkland Hall Organizers: Eran Makover, Central Connecticut State University makovere@ccsu.edu
Jeffrey K. McGowan, Central Connecticut State University mcgowan@ccsu.edu

Sunday April 23, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Methods in Group Theory and Topology, III
Room G17, Murkland Hall Organizers: Kim Ruane, Tufts University kim.ruane@tufts.edu
Jennifer Taback, Bowdoin College jtaback@bowdoin.edu
Peter N. Wong, Bates College pwong@bates.edu

Sunday April 23, 2006, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
From topological covers to algebraic numbers.
Room 115, Murkland Hall
Florian Pop*, University of Pennsylvania
(10171404)

Sunday April 23, 2006, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Analytic methods in studying curvature and topology.
Room 115, Murkland Hall
Ailana M. Fraser*, University of British Columbia
(10175303)

Sunday April 23, 2006, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Invariants of Knots and 3Manifolds, IV
Room 115, Murkland Hall Organizers: Charles D. Frohman, University of Iowa
Razvan Gelca, Texas Tech University rgelca@gmail.com

Sunday April 23, 2006, 2:30 p.m.4:10 p.m.
Special Session on Topological Algebras and Applications, IV
Room G18, Murkland Hall Organizers: Alexander A. Katz, St. John's University katza@stjohns.edu
Genady Y. Grabarnik, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center genady@us.ibm.com

Sunday April 23, 2006, 2:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Hopf Algebras and Galois Module Theory, IV
Room 204, Murkland Hall Organizers: Timothy Kohl, Boston University tkohl@it.bu.edu
Robert G. Underwood, Auburn University Montgomery runderwo@mail.aum.edu

Sunday April 23, 2006, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Groups, IV
Room 104, Murkland Hall Organizers: George J. McNinch, Tufts University george.mcninch@tufts.edu
Eric Sommers, University of MassachusettsAmherst esommers@math.umass.edu

Sunday April 23, 2006, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Methods in Group Theory and Topology, IV
Room G17, Murkland Hall Organizers: Kim Ruane, Tufts University kim.ruane@tufts.edu
Jennifer Taback, Bowdoin College jtaback@bowdoin.edu
Peter N. Wong, Bates College pwong@bates.edu
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