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2007 Spring Central Section Meeting
Oxford, OH, March 1617, 2007 (Friday  Saturday)
Meeting #1025
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Friday March 16, 2007

Friday March 16, 2007, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Room 115, Bachelor Hall

Friday March 16, 2007, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 118, Bachelor Hall

Friday March 16, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Time Scales: Theory and Applications, I
Room 226, Culler Hall Organizers: Ferhan M. Atici, Western Kentucky University ferhan.atici@wku.edu
Paul W. Eloe, University of Dayton paul.eloe@notes.udayton.edu

8:30 a.m.
Oscillation criteria for a forced second order dynamic equation.
Allan C. Peterson*, University of NebraskaLincoln 685880130
Lynn Erbe, University of NebraskaLincoln
Samer Saker, Mansoura University
(10253939)

9:00 a.m.
Singular Second Order Boundary Value Problems on Purely Discrete Time Scales.
Curtis Kunkel*, Baylor University
(10253907)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Periodicity in a Neutral Nonlinear Functional Dynamical Equation on a Time Scale.
Eric R Kaufmann*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(102534232)

11:00 a.m.
Control Theory on Time Scales.
B. Jackson*, Baylor University
J. Davis, Baylor University
I. Gravagne, Baylor University
R. Marks, Baylor University
A. Ramos, Baylor University
(102534114)

Friday March 16, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Optimization Theory and Applications, I
Room 219, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Olga Brezhneva, Miami University brezhnoa@muohio.edu
Doug E. Ward, Miami University wardde@muohio.edu

8:30 a.m.
An Introduction to Multiobjective Optimization And Its Application To Finite Games.
Jonathan D Hauenstein*, University of Notre Dame
(102549109)

9:00 a.m.
On an inclusion of Tanino in multiobjective optimization.
Doug E. Ward*, Miami University
(102549196)

9:30 a.m.
Variations on the Normal Boundary Intersection Method for MultipleObjective Optimization.
Casey D. Trail*, Miami University
Olga A. Brezhneva, Miami Univeristy
Amit Shukla, Miami University
Mark A. Abramson, Air Force Institute of Technology
(102549123)

10:00 a.m.
Quantitative Object Reconstruction using XRay Tomography and Mixed Variable Optimization.
Mark A. Abramson*, Air Force Institute of Technology
Thomas J. Asaki, Los Alamos National Laboratory
John E. Dennis, Jr., Rice University
Kevin R. O'Reilly, US Air Force
Rachael L. Pingel, Brigham Young University
(102549272)

10:30 a.m.
Optimization \& Systems Biology.
Allen Holder*, Trinity University Mathematics
(10259065)

11:00 a.m.
Convergence analysis of an exteriorpoint method.
Igor Griva*, George Mason University
Roman Polyak, George Mason University
(102549186)

Friday March 16, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Large Cardinals in Set Theory, I
Room 228, Culler Hall Organizers: Paul B. Larson, Miami University larsonpb@muohio.edu
Justin Tatch Moore, Boise State University justin@diamond.boisestate.edu
Ernest Schimmerling, Carnegie Mellon University eschimme@andrew.cmu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Large Cardinals and Abelian Groups.
Andreas R. Blass*, Mathematics Department, University of Michigan
(102503214)

9:00 a.m.
Structure Results on Free Left Distributive Algebras.
Sheila K Miller*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(102503246)

9:30 a.m.
The interval topology on pseudotrees.
Jennifer Anne Brown*, Kenyon College
(102503224)

10:00 a.m.
The weak FreeseNation property of complete Boolean algebras and large cardinals.
Sakae Fuchino, Chubu University
Stefan Geschke*, Boise State University
Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Lajos Soukup, Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics
(10250391)

10:30 a.m.
Orthogonal MAD families.
Bart Kastermans*, University of Wisconsin
(102503174)

11:00 a.m.
Progress on Patterns of Resemblance.
Timothy J Carlson*, The Ohio State University
(10250318)

Friday March 16, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Finite Geometry and Combinatorics, I
Room 112, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Mark A. Miller, Marietta College millerr@marietta.edu

8:30 a.m.
Determining pcolorability for knots.
John Tynan*, Marietta College
William Sears, Marietta College
(102505129)

9:00 a.m.
A Survey of the CauchyDavenport Theorem and the ErdosHeilbronn Conjecture.
Jeffrey Paul Wheeler*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, the University of Memphis
(10250564)

9:30 a.m.
Regular excluded minors for the class of signedgraphic matroids.
Daniel Slilaty*, Wright State University
(102505183)

10:00 a.m.
A connection between topology, kellipses and the minimum weight triangulation problem.
Cindy Traub*, St. Mary's College of Maryland
(102505188)

10:30 a.m.
Generalized Quadrangles, Ovals, and Related Structures: Some of Stan's Favorite Things from the past40 years.
Mark Miller*, Marietta College
(102505195)

Friday March 16, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, I
Room 245, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Tao Jiang, Miami University jiangt@muohio.edu
Zevi Miller, Miami University millerz@muohio.edu
Dan Pritikin, Miami University pritikd@muohio.edu

8:30 a.m.
Cyclic Arrangements of $k$sets with Local Intersection Constraints. Preliminary Report.
Tao Jiang, Miami University
Manley Perkel*, Wright State University
Dan Pritikin, Miami University
(102505179)

9:00 a.m.
EdgeBandwidth of Tori.
Jerzy Wojciechowski*, Department of Mathematics, West Virginia University
(102505249)

9:30 a.m.
Some Recent Progresses on Hamiltonian Line Graphs and Clawfree Graphs.
HongJian Lai*, West Virginia University
Yehong Shao, Ohio University Shouthern
(10250542)

10:00 a.m.
On Cycle  Saturated Graphs.
Ronald J Gould*, Emory University
Tomasz Luczak, Adam Mickiewicz University
John Schmitt, Middlebury College
(10250531)

10:30 a.m.
Making the Components of a Graph kConnected.
Richard H Schelp*, University of Memphis
V Nikiforov, University of Memphis
(10250543)

11:00 a.m.
Linear Forests, $k$Ordered, and Pancyclic Graphs.
Ralph Faudree*, University of Memphis
(10250594)

Friday March 16, 2007, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Dynamics and Complex Function Theory, I
Room 234, Culler Hall Organizers: Stephanie Edwards, University of Dayton sedwards@udayton.edu
Rich Lawrence Stankewitz, Ball State University rstankewitz@bsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Inequalities for moments of equilibrium distributions of compact sets in the plane.
Albert Baernstein II*, Washington University
Richard S. Laugesen, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampagne
Igor E. Pritsker, Oklahoma State University
(10253193)

9:00 a.m.
Euclidean QuasiConvexity.
David A Herron*, University of Cincinnati
Hrant Hakobyn, SUNY at Stony Brook
(102530105)

9:30 a.m.
On the Cauchy Integral Theorem.
Ioan Hrinca*, Otterbein College, Westerville, Ohio 43081
(10253023)

10:00 a.m.
Area, length and diameter versions of Schwarz's Lemma.
Robert B. Burckel, Dept. of Mathematics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506
Donald E. Marshall, Department of Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 981954350
C. David Minda*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 452210025
Pietro PoggiCorradini, Dept. of Mathematics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506
(10253067)

10:30 a.m.
Analytic Functions in the Unit Disk with an Annular Derivative.
L. R. Sons*, Northern Illinois University
(10253079)

Friday March 16, 2007, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology, I
Room 201, Bachelor Hall Organizers: JeanFrancois LaFont, Ohio State University jlafont@math.ohiostate.edu
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University ortizi@muohio.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on PDE Methods in Several Complex Variables, I
Room 218, Culler Hall Organizers: Jeffery D. McNeal, Ohio State University mcneal@math.ohiostate.edu
Emil J. Straube, Texas A&M University straube@math.tamu.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Vector Measures, Banach Spaces and Applications, I
Room 102, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Patrick N. Dowling, Miami University dowlinpn@muohio.edu
Christopher J. Lennard, University of Pittsburgh lennard@pitt.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Quantum Topology, I
Room 046, Culler Hall Organizers: Sergei Chmutov, Ohio State University chmutov@math.ohiostate.edu
Thomas Kerler, Ohio State University kerler@math.ohiostate.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory, Orbifolds, Symplectic Reduction and Quantization, I
Room 216, Culler Hall Organizers: William Kirwin, University of Notre Dame wkirwin@nd.edu
Christopher Seaton, Rhodes College seatonc@rhodes.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 11:40 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Invited Address
Geometry of Special Holonomy.
Room 101, Bachelor Hall
Naichung Conan Leung*, University of Minnesota
(10250002)

Friday March 16, 2007, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
The $\overline{\partial}$Neumann Problem: Analysis, Geometry, and Potential Theory.
Room 101, Bachelor Hall
Emil J. Straube*, Texas A\&M University
(10253203)

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Time Scales: Theory and Applications, II
Room 226, Culler Hall Organizers: Ferhan M. Atici, Western Kentucky University ferhan.atici@wku.edu
Paul W. Eloe, University of Dayton paul.eloe@notes.udayton.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Optimization Theory and Applications, II
Room 219, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Olga Brezhneva, Miami University brezhnoa@muohio.edu
Doug E. Ward, Miami University wardde@muohio.edu

3:00 p.m.
Necessary Conditions for Constrained Optimization in Metric Spaces.
Boris S. Mordukhovich, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202
Libin Mou*, Department of Mathematics, Bradley University, Peoria, IL 61625
(10254986)

3:30 p.m.
Equivalent Variational Problems: Sufficient conditions for optimality.
Dean A. Carlson*, American Mathematical Society
(102549106)

4:00 p.m.
Optimality Conditions in Nonsmooth Set Constrained Minimization.
Elena Constantin*, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
(102549140)

4:30 p.m.
On regularity properties of optimal controls in dynamic optimization.
Ilya Shvartsman*, Miami University
Maria de Rosario Pinho, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Richard B Vinter, Imperial College, UK
(102549177)

5:00 p.m.
Calculus for Clarke Subgradients and Convexified Coderivatives in Reflexive Banach Spaces.
Hoang Dinh Nguyen*, Wayne State University
Boris Mordukhovich, Wayne State University
Mau Nam Nguyen, Wayne State University
(10254951)

5:30 p.m.
New results on submonotone operators in Banach spaces via variational analysis.
Pando G Georgiev*, University of Cincinnati, 2600 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45221
(102549254)

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Random Matrices and Noncommutative Probability, I
Room 220, Culler Hall Organizers: Wlodzimierz Bryc, University of Cincinnati brycw@math.uc.edu
Narcisse J. Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrin@muohio.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Topology, II
Room 046, Culler Hall Organizers: Sergei Chmutov, Ohio State University chmutov@math.ohiostate.edu
Thomas Kerler, Ohio State University kerler@math.ohiostate.edu

3:00 p.m.
An $sl(2)$ tangle homology and seamed cobordisms.
Carmen L. Caprau*, The University of Iowa
(10255725)

3:30 p.m.
Cohomology in a symmetric monoidal category that has products and coproducts.
J. Scott Carter*, University of South Alabama
Alissa S. Crans, Loyola Marymount Univeristy
Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of South Florida
Pedro Lopes, Instituto Superior Técnico
Masahico Saito, University of South Florida
(102518171)

4:00 p.m.
Relations among algebraic cohomology theories and applications.
J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
Alissa Crans, Loyola Marymount University
Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of South Florida
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
(102557143)

4:30 p.m.
Homology of dihedral quandles.
Jozef H Przytycki*, GWU and UMD
Maciej Niebrzydowski, GWU
(102557139)

5:00 p.m.
A homology theory via clock moves.
Yongwu Rong*, George Washington University
(102557180)

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Theoretical and Numerical Issues in Fluid Dynamics, I
Room 116, Culler Hall Organizers: Jie Shen, Purdue University shen@math.purdue.edu
Shouhong Wang, Indiana University showang@indiana.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory, Orbifolds, Symplectic Reduction and Quantization, II
Room 216, Culler Hall Organizers: William Kirwin, University of Notre Dame wkirwin@nd.edu
Christopher Seaton, Rhodes College seatonc@rhodes.edu

3:00 p.m.
Asymptotics of eigenvalue clusters for a perturbation of the hydrongen atom.
Alejandro Uribe*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
Carlos VillegasBlas, Instituto de Matematicas, UNAM, Unidad Cuernavaca, Mexico.
(102581166)

3:30 p.m.
Discussion

4:00 p.m.
Geometry of the index gerbe.
Jerome A Jenquin*, Stony Brook University
(10255810)

4:30 p.m.
The Almost Kahler Quantization of the Thurston Manifold.
William D Kirwin*, University of Notre Dame
Alejandro Uribe, University of Michigan
(102553216)

5:00 p.m.
A Universal Property of the Group Spin^c.
Shay Fuchs*, University of Toronto
(102553193)

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Large Cardinals in Set Theory, II
Room 228, Culler Hall Organizers: Paul B. Larson, Miami University larsonpb@muohio.edu
Justin Tatch Moore, Boise State University justin@diamond.boisestate.edu
Ernest Schimmerling, Carnegie Mellon University eschimme@andrew.cmu.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology, II
Room 201, Bachelor Hall Organizers: JeanFrancois LaFont, Ohio State University jlafont@math.ohiostate.edu
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University ortizi@muohio.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Finite Geometry and Combinatorics, II
Room 112, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Mark A. Miller, Marietta College millerr@marietta.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.6:25 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, II
Room 245, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Tao Jiang, Miami University jiangt@muohio.edu
Zevi Miller, Miami University millerz@muohio.edu
Dan Pritikin, Miami University pritikd@muohio.edu

3:00 p.m.
Pebbling and optimal pebbling numbers of graphs.
David P. Bunde, Knox College
Erin W. Chambers, University of Illinois
Daniel Cranston, University of Illinois
Kevin Milans, University of Illinois
Douglas B. West*, University of Illinois
(102505144)

3:30 p.m.
Equitable colorings of graphs with bounded vertex degrees.
H. A. Kierstead, Arizona State University
A. V. Kostochka*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10250517)

4:00 p.m.
Turan's theorem with colors.
Ajit Diwan, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Dhruv Mubayi*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10250576)

4:30 p.m.
$k$robust single message transmission.
Andre Kundgen, Cal State San Marcos
Michael Pelsmajer, Illinois Institute of Technology
Radhika Ramamurthi*, Cal State San Marcos
(102505211)

5:00 p.m.
On the matching extendability of graphs in surfaces.
Robert L Aldred, Department of Mathematics, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand
Kenichi Kawarabayashi, Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan
Michael D Plummer*, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
(10250536)

5:30 p.m.
More $\rho$valuations for trees via the Combinatorial Nullstellensatz.
Andr\'{e} E. K\'{e}zdy*, University of Louisville
(102505120)

6:00 p.m.
ChordSet Subgraphs of Chordal Graphs.
Terry A. McKee*, Wright State University
(10250513)

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Geometric Group Theory, I
Room 110, Bachelor Hall Organizers: John Donnelly, Mount Union College donneljr@muc.edu
Daniel Farley, Mathematisches Institut Einsteinstrasse and Miami University farleyds@muohio.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on PDE Methods in Several Complex Variables, II
Room 218, Culler Hall Organizers: Jeffery D. McNeal, Ohio State University mcneal@math.ohiostate.edu
Emil J. Straube, Texas A&M University straube@math.tamu.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 114, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Dennis S. Keeler, Miami University keelerds@muohio.edu
Rajesh Shrikrishna Kulkarni, Michigan State University kulkarni@math.msu.edu
Daniel S. Rogalski, University of California San Diego drogalsk@math.ucsd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Geometric idealizers and critical transversality.
Susan J. Sierra*, University of Michigan
(102516244)

3:30 p.m.
Noncommutative resolutions and rational singularities.
J. T. Stafford*, University of Michigan
M. Van den Bergh, Universiteit Hasselt
(102516131)

4:00 p.m.
Generalizing the notion of Koszul Algebra.
Brad Shelton*, University of Oregon
Thomas Cassidy, Bucknell University
(102516240)

4:30 p.m.
Subfields of quotient division algebras of affine domains.
Jason P Bell*, Simon Fraser University
(10251683)

5:00 p.m.
Necklace Lie coalgebras and renormalization algebras.
Wee Liang Gan*, University of California, Riverside
Travis Schedler, University of Chicago
(102517103)

5:30 p.m.
Continuous Hecke algebras.
Tatyana Chmutova*, University of Michigan
(102516203)

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Vector Measures, Banach Spaces and Applications, II
Room 102, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Patrick N. Dowling, Miami University dowlinpn@muohio.edu
Christopher J. Lennard, University of Pittsburgh lennard@pitt.edu

3:00 p.m.
Operatorvalued martingale transforms and Rboundedness.
Maria Girardi*, University of South Carolina
Lutz Weis, Universitaet Karlsruhe
(102546281)

4:00 p.m.
Some classes of strictly cosingular operators.
George Androulakis*, University of South Carolina
Kevin Beanland, Amherst College
(102546236)

4:30 p.m.
An Introduction to Koml\'os Sets in Banach Function Spaces.
Jerry Day*, University of Pittsburgh
Chris Lennard, University of Pittsburgh
(102546270)

5:00 p.m.
Almost Weakly Compact Operators.
Ioana Ghenciu*, Univ. of WisconsinRiver Falls, WI
Paul Lewis, University of North Texas, TX
(10254673)

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Dynamics and Complex Function Theory, II
Room 234, Culler Hall Organizers: Stephanie Edwards, University of Dayton sedwards@udayton.edu
Rich Lawrence Stankewitz, Ball State University rstankewitz@bsu.edu
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