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2007 Spring Eastern Section Meeting
Hoboken, NJ, April 1415, 2007 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1026
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Sunday April 15, 2007

Sunday April 15, 2007, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
McLean, Lobby, McLean

Sunday April 15, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, III
Room 330, Edwin A. Stevens Building Organizers: Florian Luca, Universidad Nacional Aut\'onoma de M\'exico fluca@matmor.unam.mx
Allison M. Pacelli, Williams College allison.pacelli@williams.edu

Sunday April 15, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory and Combinatorics, III
Room 212, Edwin A. Stevens Building Organizers: Daniel J. Gross, Seton Hall University grossdan@shu.edu
Nathan W. Kahl, Seton Hall University kahlnath@shu.edu
John T. Saccoman, Seton Hall University saccomjt@shu.edu
Charles L. Suffel, Stevens Institute of Technology csuffel@stevens.edu

8:00 a.m.
Hamiltonian Cycles That Avoid Sets of Edges in a Graph.
Michael J Ferrara*, University of Colorado at Denver
Michael S Jacobson, University of Colorado at Denver
Angela Harris, University of Colorado at Denver
(102605175)

8:30 a.m.
Chain covers of chordal bipartite graphs.
Arthur H. Busch*, University of Dayton
Atif Abueida, University of Dayton, Department of Mathematics
R. Sritharan, University of Dayton, Department of Computer Science
(10260569)

9:00 a.m.
Sum List Coloring.
Brian Heinold*, Mount St. Mary's University
(10260511)

9:30 a.m.
Dynamic Domination in Graphs.
Steven B. Horton*, USMA
Jean R. S. Blair, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, USMA
Ralucca Gera, Naval Postgraduate School
(10260568)

10:00 a.m.
An Edge Count Criterion for Degree Sequences.
Garth Isaak*, Lehigh University, Department of Mathematics
(10260586)

10:30 a.m.
Multidesigns in graph products.
Mike Daven*, Mount Saint Mary College
(10260574)

Sunday April 15, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Fourier Analysis and Convexity, III
Room 231, Edwin A. Stevens Building Organizers: Alexander Koldobsky, University of Missouri Columbia koldobsk@math.missouri.edu
Dmitry Ryabogin, Kansas State University ryabs@math.ksu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Intersection bodies with an (n1)dimensional face.
Maria Angeles Alfonseca*, North Dakota State University
Dmitry Ryabogin, Kansas State University
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University
(102652187)

8:30 a.m.
A note on $k$intersection bodies.
Jared Schlieper*, University of MissouriColumbia
(102642130)

9:00 a.m.
Quadratic inequalities for Hilbert space operators.
V. A. Khatskevich, ORT Brauge College
M. I. Ostrovskii*, St. John's University
V. S. Shulman, Vologda State Technical University
(10264748)

9:30 a.m.
Modified Shephard's problem on projections of convex bodies.
Vladyslav Yaskin*, University of Oklahoma
(102652126)

10:00 a.m.
Shadow Boundaries and the Fourier Transform.
Paul R. Goodey, University of Oklahoma
Vladyslav Yaskin, University of Oklahoma
Maryna Yaskina*, University of Oklahoma
(102652129)

Sunday April 15, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Algebra, III
Room 118, Burchard Organizers: Phyllis J. Cassidy, Smith College and The City College of CUNY
Richard C. Churchill, Hunter College and The Graduate Center of CUNY
Li Guo, Rutgers University at Newark
William F. Keigher, Rutgers University at Newark
Jerald J. Kovacic, The City College of CUNY jkovacic@verizon.net
William Sit, The City College of CUNY

8:00 a.m.
Galois Theory and Spectral theory.
Primitivo B. AcostaHumanez*, Technical University of Catalonia
(102634140)

8:30 a.m.
Gr\"obner bases in differencedifferential modules and their applications.
Franz Winkler*, RISC, J. Kepler University, Linz, Austria
(10260889)

9:00 a.m.
Canonical representation of radical differential ideals.
Oleg Golubitsky*, Ontario Research Centre for Computer Algebra, University of Western Ontario
(102612186)

9:30 a.m.
$\mathrm{PGL}_3$ as a differential Galois group.
Arne Ledet*, Texas Tech University
(10261227)

10:00 a.m.
Factorization in Skew Polynomial Rings.
Yang Zhang*, DePaul University
(102616165)

10:30 a.m.
Jacobi's work on normal forms of differential systems.
Fran{\c c}ois Ollivier*, LIX, UMR CNRS Ecole polytechnique 7161
(10261296)

Sunday April 15, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics on Leonhard Euler's Tercentenary, I
Room 105, Morton Organizers: Patricia R. Allaire, Queensborough Community College, CUNY pallaire@qcc.cuny.edu
Robert E. Bradley, Adelphi University bradley@adelphi.edu
Lee J. Stemkoski, Adelphi University stemkoski@adelphi.edu

Sunday April 15, 2007, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
McLean, 104, McLean

Sunday April 15, 2007, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Convex Sets, III
Room 222, Edwin A. Stevens Building Organizers: David Larman, University College London
Valeriu Soltan, George Mason University vsoltan@gmu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Volume inequalities of $L_p$ projection bodies.
Erwin Lutwak, Polytechnic University of New York
Deane Yang, Polytechnic University of New York
Gaoyong Zhang*, Polytechnic University of New York
(102652176)

9:00 a.m.
Determining Symmetric Convex Bodies by the Perimeters of Their Central Sections.
Ralph Howard*, University of South Carolina
Dmitry Ryabogin, Kansas State University
Anamaria Rusu, University of South Carolina
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University
(10265293)

9:30 a.m.
Weighted Projection Means of Convex Bodies.
Paul Goodey, University of Oklahoma
Markus Kiderlen, University of Aarhus, Denmark
Wolfgang Weil*, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
(102652169)

10:00 a.m.
Slicing convex sets and measures by a hyperplane.
Imre B\'ar\'any*, Renyi Institute (Hungary) and University College (London)
Alfredo Hubard, UNAM, Mexico
Jer\'onimo Jesus, Centro de Matematicas, Guanajuato, Mexico
(10265251)

10:30 a.m.
On the closedness of the linear image of a closed convex cone.
Gabor Pataki*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(10265284)

Sunday April 15, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Optimization of Stochastic Systems, III
Room 430, Burchard Organizers: Darinka Dentcheva, Stevens Institute of Technology ddentche@stevens.edu
Andrzej Ruszczynski, Rutgers University

9:00 a.m.
Optimal Security Inspection with a Singleserver Queue.
Michael Zabarankin*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Ilona Murynets, Stevens Institute of Technology
Jeffery Nickerson, Stevens Institute of Technology
(102649220)

9:30 a.m.
Markov Chain Approach to Optimal Sensor Coverage.
Sergiy Gorovyy*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Anton Molyboha, Stevens Institute of Technology
Michael Zabarankin, Stevens Institute of Technology
(102649226)

10:00 a.m.
Quantilebased Deviation Measures.
Anton Molyboha*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Bogdan Grechuk, Stevens Institute of Technology
Michael Zabarankin, Stevens Institute of Technology
(102660225)

10:30 a.m.
MeanDeviation Analysis.
Bogdan Grechuk*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Anton Molyboha, Stevens Institute of Technology
Michael Zabarankin, Stevens Institute of Technology
(102660222)

Sunday April 15, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Affine Invariants, Randomness, and Approximation in Convex Geometry, III
Room 230, Edwin A. Stevens Building Organizers: Elisabeth Werner, Case Western Reserve University elisabeth.werner@case.edu
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University zvavitch@math.kent.edu

9:00 a.m.
PoissonVoronoi approximation.
Matthias Reitzner*, Univ. Techn. Vienna
Matthias Heveling, Univ. Karlsruhe
(102652119)

9:30 a.m.
Representing Gaussian Measure.
Rick Vitale*, Department of Statistics, University of Connecticut
(102660156)

10:00 a.m.
A subgaussian embedding theorem.
Shahar Mendelson, ANU, Canberra, Australia and Technion, Haifa, Israel
Nicole TomczakJaegermann*, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
(102646150)

10:30 a.m.
Volume thresholds for Gaussian and spherical random polytopes.
Peter Pivovarov*, University of Alberta
(10265241)

Sunday April 15, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Arithmetic Geometry, III
Room 229A, Edwin A. Stevens Building Organizers: Gautam Chinta, City College of New York chinta@sci.ccny.cuny.edu
Paul E. Gunnells, University of Massachusetts, Amherst gunnells@math.umass.edu

Sunday April 15, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Aspects of Cryptography, III
Room 308, Edwin A. Stevens Building Organizers: Robert H. Gilman, Stevens Institute of Technology rgilman@stevens.edu
Neal I. Koblitz, University of Washington koblitz@math.washington.edu
Susanne Wetzel, Stevens Institute of Technology swetzel@stevens.edu

Sunday April 15, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 329, Edwin A. Stevens Building Organizers: Angela C. Gibney, University of Pennsylvania agibney@math.upenn.edu
Diane Maclagan, Rutgers University maclagan@math.rutgers.edu

Sunday April 15, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
Contributed Paper Session, II
Room 205, Morton

9:00 a.m.
Recognition of Hamming code words by probabilistic finite automata.
Rudolfs Kreicbergs*, University of Latvia
Martins Zviedris, University of Latvia
(102668204)

9:15 a.m.
Statistical differences between Scandinavian and American 2D digital art.
Rusins Freivalds*, University of Latvia
Richard F Bonner, Malardalen University, Sweden
Solvita Zarina, University of Latvia
(102668206)

9:30 a.m.
Descriptive complexity of quantum automata.
Agnis Skuskovniks*, University of Latvia
(102668210)

9:45 a.m.
Hamming distances for state transitions.
Karlis Podins, University of Latvia
Agnese Zalcmane*, University of Latvia
(102668212)

10:00 a.m.
Universally Accepting Nondeterministic Automata.
Karlis Podins*, University of Latvia
(102668232)

10:15 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Few Electron Quantum Dots in 2D and 3D space.
Lia Leon Margolin*, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY
Shalva Tsiklauri, University of Phoenix Jersey City Campus, NJ
(10267044)

Sunday April 15, 2007, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Languages and Groups, III
Room 130, Edwin A. Stevens Building Organizers: Sean Cleary, The City College of New York and CUNY Graduate Center cleary@sci.ccny.cuny.edu
Murray J. Elder, Stevens Institute of Technology murrayelder@gmail.com
Gretchen Ostheimer, Hofstra University gretchen.ostheimer@hofstra.edu

Sunday April 15, 2007, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Values of arithmetic functions.
Room 118, Burchard
Florian Luca*, Universidad Nacional Aut\'onoma de M\'exico
(10261101)

Sunday April 15, 2007, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
The enigma of the equations of fluid motion: A survey of existence and regularity results.
Room 118, Burchard
Natasa Pavlovic*, Princeton University
(10263502)

Sunday April 15, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory and Combinatorics, IV
Room 212, Edwin A. Stevens Building Organizers: Daniel J. Gross, Seton Hall University grossdan@shu.edu
Nathan W. Kahl, Seton Hall University kahlnath@shu.edu
John T. Saccoman, Seton Hall University saccomjt@shu.edu
Charles L. Suffel, Stevens Institute of Technology csuffel@stevens.edu

2:30 p.m.
Graphs whose vertices are graphs with bounded degree.
Louis V. Quintas*, Pace University
(10260546)

3:00 p.m.
Irregularizable Graphs.
M Brennan, Purchase College (SUNY)
D Gagliardi, Canton Community College
M Lewinter*, Purchase College
(10260515)

3:30 p.m.
Orbix, LightsOut, and Related Vertex Neighborhood Switching Phenomena.
John W. Kennedy*, Queen's College, CUNY
(102605185)

4:00 p.m.
Improving a Greedy DNA Motif Search Using a Multiple Genomic SelfAdapting Genetic Algorithm.
Michael L. Gargano*, Pace University
Louis V. Quintas, Pace University
Gregory A. Vaughn, St. Francis College
(10260564)

4:30 p.m.
Transformations on Digraphs as Intersection Digraphs  New Results.
Christina MD Zamfirescu*, Hunter College and Graduate Center  CUNY
(102605208)

5:00 p.m.
Handshaking Puzzles.
F. T. Boesch*, Stevens Institute
(10260523)

Sunday April 15, 2007, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Convex Sets, IV
Room 222, Edwin A. Stevens Building Organizers: David Larman, University College London
Valeriu Soltan, George Mason University vsoltan@gmu.edu

Sunday April 15, 2007, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Affine Invariants, Randomness, and Approximation in Convex Geometry, IV
Room 230, Edwin A. Stevens Building Organizers: Elisabeth Werner, Case Western Reserve University elisabeth.werner@case.edu
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University zvavitch@math.kent.edu

Sunday April 15, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Algebra, IV
Room 118, Burchard Organizers: Phyllis J. Cassidy, Smith College and The City College of CUNY
Richard C. Churchill, Hunter College and The Graduate Center of CUNY
Li Guo, Rutgers University at Newark
William F. Keigher, Rutgers University at Newark
Jerald J. Kovacic, The City College of CUNY jkovacic@verizon.net
William Sit, The City College of CUNY

Sunday April 15, 2007, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Aspects of Cryptography, IV
Room 308, Edwin A. Stevens Building Organizers: Robert H. Gilman, Stevens Institute of Technology rgilman@stevens.edu
Neal I. Koblitz, University of Washington koblitz@math.washington.edu
Susanne Wetzel, Stevens Institute of Technology swetzel@stevens.edu

Sunday April 15, 2007, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics on Leonhard Euler's Tercentenary, II
Room 105, Morton Organizers: Patricia R. Allaire, Queensborough Community College, CUNY pallaire@qcc.cuny.edu
Robert E. Bradley, Adelphi University bradley@adelphi.edu
Lee J. Stemkoski, Adelphi University stemkoski@adelphi.edu

Sunday April 15, 2007, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 329, Edwin A. Stevens Building Organizers: Angela C. Gibney, University of Pennsylvania agibney@math.upenn.edu
Diane Maclagan, Rutgers University maclagan@math.rutgers.edu
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