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2008 Spring Southeastern Meeting
Baton Rouge, LA, March 2830, 2008 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1037
Associate secretaries: Matthew Miller, AMS miller@math.sc.edu
Sunday March 30, 2008

Sunday March 30, 2008, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Radon Transforms, Tomography, and Related Geometric Analysis, IV
Room 211, Tureaud Building Organizers: Fulton B. Gonzalez, Tufts University
Isaac Pesenson, Temple University
Todd Quinto, Tufts University todd.quinto@tufts.edu
Boris S. Rubin, Louisiana State University

Sunday March 30, 2008, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Frames, and MultiScale Constructions, IV
Room 221, Tureaud Building Organizers: Palle E. T. Jorgensen, University of Iowa
David R. Larson, Texas A&M University
Gestur Olafsson, Louisiana State University
Darrin Speegle, Saint Louis University speegled@slu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discussion.

8:30 a.m.
Wiener's lemma for localized integral operators.
Qiyu Sun*, University of Central Florida
(103742101)

9:00 a.m.
A BeurlingHelson type theorem for modulation spaces.
Kasso Okoudjou*, University of Maryland
(103742100)

9:30 a.m.
An Almost Periodic Noncommutative Wiener's Lemma.
Radu Balan*, University of Maryland, College Park
Ilya Kryshtal, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL
(103743301)

10:00 a.m.
Filters and probability measures on solenoids.
Judith A Packer*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(103742331)

10:30 a.m.
Optimal Nonlinear Models for Sparsity and Image Segmentation.
Akram Aldroubi, Vanderbilt University
Kourosh Zarringhalam*, Vanderbilt University
(103741105)

11:00 a.m.
Extension theorems for paraboloids in the finite field setting.
Alex Iosevich, University of Missouri
Doowon Koh*, University of Missouri
(103743158)

11:30 a.m.
Principal Invariant Subspaces for Unitary Representations of LCA Groups.
E. Hernandez, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
H. Sikic, University of Zagreb
G. Weiss*, Washington University in St. Louis
E. Wilson, Washington University in St. Louis
(10374379)

Sunday March 30, 2008, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Partial Differential Equations in Real and Complex Domains, IV
Room 215, Tureaud Building Organizers: Loredana Lanzani, University of Arkansas lanzani@uark.edu
Zhongwei Shen, University of Kentucky

8:00 a.m.
The $\overline\partial$cohomology groups, holomorphic Morse inequalities, and finite type conditions.
Siqi Fu*, Rutgers University, Camden
Howard Jacobowitz, Rutgers University, Camden
(103732190)

8:30 a.m.
$L^p$ Dirichlet problem for elliptic operators with rough coefficients.
Martin Dindos*, University of Edinburgh
Jill Pipher, Brown University
Stefanie Petermichl, Institut de Math\'ematiques de Bordeaux
(103735207)

9:00 a.m.
Geometric sufficient conditions for compactness of the $\overline{\partial}$Neumann operator.
Samangi Munasinghe*, University of Arkansas
Emil J. Straube, Texas A&M University
(103732255)

9:30 a.m.
Commutators on Lipschita spaces and related function spaces.
Zhijian Wu*, Mathematics Department, The University of Alabama
(103747339)

10:00 a.m.
The Szeg\"o Kernel for Tube Domains in $\mathbb{C}^2$ Near a Point of Infinite Type.
Jennifer Halfpap*, University of Montana
(103732359)

10:30 a.m.
Regularity of vanishing viscosity intrinsic minimal graphs in Heisenberg groups.
Luca Capogna*, University of Arkansas
(103735239)

Sunday March 30, 2008, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, IV
Room 120, Tureaud Building Organizers: Noel Brady, University of Oklahoma
Tara E. Brendle, Louisiana State University
Pallavi Dani, University of Oklahoma pdani@math.ou.edu

8:30 a.m.
The Casson invariant and the word metric on the Torelli group.
Nathan Broaddus*, University of Chicago
Benson Farb, University of Chicago
Andrew Putman, MIT
(103720292)

9:00 a.m.
Whitehead Doubles of Knots with Certain Underlying Polyhedra.
Jacqueline A Jensen*, Sam Houston State University
(103755183)

9:30 a.m.
On transverse knots and branched covers.
Keiko Kawamuro*, Rice University
(103757321)

10:00 a.m.
BrownsteinLee Conjecture.
Craig Jensen*, University of New Orleans
Jon McCammond, UC Santa Barbara
John Meier, Lafayette College
(10372034)

10:30 a.m.
Length and convexity in Thompson's group $F$.
Matthew E Horak*, University of WisconsinStout
Melanie Stein, Trinity College
Jennifer Taback, Bowdoin College
(103757165)

11:00 a.m.
Twisted Cohomology of Hyperelliptic Mapping Class Groups.
Joseph Alfred Spivey*, Duke University
(103757172)

11:30 a.m.
HigherOrder signature cocycles for subgroups of the Torelli Group.
Tim Cochran, Rice University
Shelly Harvey*, Rice University
(103757355)

Sunday March 30, 2008, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arrangements and Related Topics, IV
Room 109, Tureaud Building Organizers: Daniel C. Cohen, Louisiana State University cohen@math.lsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Discussion.

9:00 a.m.
On configuration spaces in tropical geometry.
EvaMaria E. Feichtner*, University of Bremen
(103751282)

9:30 a.m.
The OrlikTerao algebra and formal arrangements.
Hal Schenck, University of Illinois at Urbana Champagne and Texas A&M University
Stefan Tohaneanu*, University of Cincinnati
(10375278)

10:00 a.m.
Gale duality for complete intersections.
Frank Sottile*, Texas A&M University
Frederic Bihan, Universite de Savoie, Chambery, France
(10371470)

10:30 a.m.
Alexander and Thurston norms of EN graph links.
David G. Long*, Northeastern University, Boston, MA.
(103755142)

11:00 a.m.
The center of some braid groups and the Farrell cohomology of certain pure mapping class groups.
Craig Jensen*, University of New Orleans
Yuqing Chen, Wright State University
Henry Glover, Ohio State University
(10372007)

11:30 a.m.
Free arrangements, nested sets, and zeroes of oneforms.
Graham Denham*, University of Western Ontario
(103713279)

Sunday March 30, 2008, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Structural Graph Theory, IV
Room 105, Tureaud Building Organizers: Maria Chudnovsky, Columbia University mchudnov@columbia.edu

8:30 a.m.
Adjusted Interval Digraphs and List Homomorphisms.
Tom\'as Feder, Palo Alto, California
Pavol Hell*, Simon Fraser University
Jing Huang, University of Victoria
(10370550)

9:00 a.m.
Intersections of graphs.
Alexander D Scott*, University of Oxford
(103705243)

9:30 a.m.
Perfect matchings in planar cubic graphs.
Maria Chudnovsky, Columbia University
Paul Seymour*, Princeton University
(10370590)

10:00 a.m.
When do two graphs have the same set of even cycles?
Bertrand Guenin*, Dept. of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo
Irene Pivotto, Dept. of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo
Paul Wollan, University of Hamburg
(103705304)

10:30 a.m.
On the S. B. Rao wellquasiorder conjecture.
Chris Altomare, Ohio State University
Neil Robertson*, Ohio State University
Zixia Song, University of Central Florida
(103705374)

Sunday March 30, 2008, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric and Combinatorial Representation Theory, IV
Room 102, Tureaud Building Organizers: Pramod N. Achar, Louisiana State University pramod@math.lsu.edu
Daniel S. Sage, Louisiana State University

8:30 a.m.
Geometric representations through Springer fibers and related varieties.
Julianna Tymoczko*, University of Iowa
(103714366)

9:00 a.m.
Kazhdan Lusztig cells in unequal parameter Hecke Algebras.
Thomas Pietraho*, Bowdoin College
(103720206)

9:30 a.m.
The real loci of CalogeroMoser spaces, representations of rational Cherednik algebras, and the Shapiro Conjecture.
Iain Gordon, Edinburgh University
Emil Horozov, Sofia University
Milen Yakimov*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(103722141)

10:00 a.m.
Nilpotent centralizers and Springer's isomorphisms.
George J. McNinch*, Tufts University
(103720347)

10:30 a.m.
Towards a lifting of representations of finite reductive groups.
Jeffrey D. Adler*, American University
Joshua M. Lansky, American University
(10372266)

11:00 a.m.
Toric varieties and the principal nilpotent orbit.
William Graham*, University of Georgia
(103722271)

11:30 a.m.
Support Varieties and Representation Type of Finite Quantum Groups.
Jorg Feldvoss*, University of South Alabama
(103716173)

Sunday March 30, 2008, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Modeling in Biology, IV
Room 201, Tureaud Building Organizers: Hongyu He, Louisiana State University hongyu@math.lsu.edu
Sergei S. Pilyugin, University of Florida
Jianjun Tian, College of William and Mary

8:30 a.m.
Stabilization and Robustness Analysis for a Chemostat with Two Species.
Frederic Mazenc, Projet MERE INRIAINRA
Jerome Harmand, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
Michael Malisoff*, Louisiana State University
(10379208)

9:00 a.m.
Transformed Epithelial cells and fibroblasts/myofibroblasts interaction in Breast Tumor: A Mathematical Model and Experiments.
Yangjin Kim*, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, The Ohio State University
Avner Friedman, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, The Ohio State University
Michael Ostrowski, Human Cancer Genetics, Ohio State University
Julie Wallace, Human Cancer Genetics, Ohio State University
Fu Li, Human Cancer Genetics, Ohio State University
(10370065)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion.

10:00 a.m.
Stimulated Unidirectional Propagation in Heterogeneous Excitable Media.
John Gordon Alford*, Sam Houston State University
(10379217)

10:30 a.m.
Combinatorics of RNA Secondary Structures.
Christine E. Heitsch*, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
(103705276)

Sunday March 30, 2008, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Lie Groups and Holomorphic Function Spaces: Analysis, Geometry, and Mathematical Physics, III
Room 226, Tureaud Building Organizers: Brian C. Hall, University of Notre Dame bhall@nd.edu
Jeffrey J. Mitchell, Robert Morris University

Sunday March 30, 2008, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Gauge Theory in Smooth and Symplectic Topology, III
Room 108, Tureaud Building Organizers: Scott J. Baldridge, Louisiana State University sbaldrid@math.lsu.edu
Brendan E. Owens, Louisiana State University

9:00 a.m.
The sliceribbon conjecture for 3stranded pretzel knots.
Stanislav Jabuka*, University of Nevada, Reno
Josh Greene, Princeton University
(103757303)

9:30 a.m.
SeibergWitten invariants for homology $S^1\times S^3$.
Daniel Ruberman, Brandeis University
Nikolai Saveliev*, University of Miami
(103757242)

10:00 a.m.
Braids and open book decompositions.
Elena Bogdan Pavelescu*, University of Pennsylvania
(103757343)

10:30 a.m.
Heegaard Floer Homology, Contact Structures,and TQFT.
Ko Honda, University of Southern California
William H. Kazez, University of Georgia
Gordana Mati\'c*, University of Georgia
(103757240)

Sunday March 30, 2008, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Knot Theory: Quandle Theory and Categorified Knot Invariants, III
Room 101, Tureaud Building Organizers: Sam Nelson, Pomona College knots@esotericka.org
Alissa S. Crans, Loyola Marymount University

Sunday March 30, 2008, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knot and 3Manifold Invariants, IV
Room 100, Tureaud Building Organizers: Oliver T. Dasbach, Louisiana State University kasten@math.lsu.edu
Patrick M. Gilmer, Louisiana State University

Sunday March 30, 2008, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Actions of Quantum Algebras, II
Room 125, Tureaud Building Organizers: Lars Kadison, University of Pennsylvania lkadison@math.upenn.edu
Alexander Stolin, University of Gothenburg/Chalmers University of Technology

9:00 a.m.
A Hopf algebra having a separable Galois extension is finite dimensional.
Juan Cuadra*, University of Almeria
(103716168)

9:30 a.m.
Representation theory of Schur superalgebras in positive characteristic.
Frantisek Marko*, The Pennsylvania State University Hazleton
(103717110)

10:00 a.m.
The congruence subgroup property for factorizable Hopf algebras.
Yorck Sommerh\"auser*, University of South Alabama
(10371699)

10:30 a.m.
Abstract integrals in algebra.
Miodrag C Iovanov*, SUNY  Buffalo, USA
(103716225)

11:00 a.m.
Ideal Intrinsic Extensions with Connections to PIrings.
Efraim P. Armendariz, University of Texas
Gary F. Birkenmeier*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jae Keol Park, Busan National University
(103716138)

11:30 a.m.
Atlas for quantum groups of a certain type.
A. A. Stolin*, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
(103781144)

Sunday March 30, 2008, 9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory and Applications in Other Fields, IV
Room 129, Tureaud Building Organizers: Jorge Morales, Louisiana State University morales@math.lsu.edu
Robert Osburn, University College Dublin
Robert V. Perlis, Louisiana State University
Helena Verrill, Louisiana State University

Sunday March 30, 2008, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry of Matrices and Determinants, III
Room 119, Tureaud Building Organizers: Zachariah C. Teitler, Texas A&M University zteitler@math.tamu.edu
Kent M. Neuerburg, Southeastern Louisiana University
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