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2007 Fall Central Section Meeting
Chicago, IL, October 56, 2007 (Friday  Saturday)
Meeting #1030
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Saturday October 6, 2007

Saturday October 6, 2007, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby (8th Floor), Lewis Center

Saturday October 6, 2007, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Lobby (8th Floor), Lewis Center

Saturday October 6, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Free Resolutions, II
Room 1007, Lewis Center Organizers: Noam Horwitz, Cornell University nh54@cornell.edu
Irena Peeva, Cornell University ivp1@cornell.edu

8:00 a.m.
On the Multiplicity Conjecture for Simplicial Complexes.
Michael Goff*, University of Washington
(103005115)

8:30 a.m.
Descent via Koszul extensions.
Lars Winther Christensen*, Texas Tech University
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
(103013242)

9:00 a.m.
CohenMacaulay Multigraded Modules.
CY Jean Chan, Purdue University
Christine Cumming*, University of Louisiana at Monroe
Huy Tai Ha, Tulane University
(103013133)

9:30 a.m.
Resolutions over short local rings.
Luchezar L Avramov, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Srikanth B Iyengar*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Liana M Sega, University of Missouri, Kansas City
(10301353)

10:00 a.m.
The Goto numbers of parameter ideals.
William Heinzer, Purdue University
Irena Swanson*, Reed College
(103013268)

10:30 a.m.
Minimal Homogenous Liaison and Licci Ideals.
Craig Huneke, University of Kansas
Juan Migliore*, University of Notre Dame
Uwe Nagel, University of Kentucky
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University
(103013181)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Smooth Dynamical Systems, III
Room 8012, DePaul Center Organizers: Marian Gidea, Northeastern Illinois University mgidea@neiu.edu
Ilie D. Ugarcovici, DePaul University iugarcov@depaul.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Sequence Spaces and Transformations, III
Room 1107, Lewis Center Organizers: Constantine Georgakis, DePaul University cgeorgak@condor.depaul.edu
Martin Buntinas, Loyola University of Chicago mbuntin@math.luc.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algorithmic Probability and Combinatorics, III
Room 1006, Lewis Center Organizers: Manuel Lladser, University of Colorado lladser@colorado.edu
Robert S. Maier, University of Arizona rsm@math.arizona.edu

8:30 a.m.
Fourier analysis and statistics on groups.
Nicholas Eriksson*, Department of Statistics, University of Chicago
Persi Diaconis, Departments of Mathematics and Statistics, Stanford University
(103062137)

9:00 a.m.
Minimal Markovian embeddings of nonMarkovian random strings.
Manuel E. Lladser*, Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado at Boulder
(103060243)

9:30 a.m.
Forbidden patterns in telling random from deterministic time series.
Sergi Elizalde*, Dartmouth College
(103005321)

10:00 a.m.
New Dumont permutations.
Alexander Burstein*, Howard University
Walter Stromquist, Swarthmore College
(103005391)

10:30 a.m.
Statistics on permutation tableaux.
Pawel Hitczenko*, Drexel University
(103060284)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Conservation Laws and Related Problems, III
Room 8010, DePaul Center Organizers: Cleopatra Christoforou, University of Houston cleopatra@math.uh.edu
GuiQiang Chen, Northwestern University gqchen@math.northwestern.edu

9:00 a.m.
Hyperbolic Balance Laws with Weak Dissipation.
Constantine M. Dafermos*, Brown University
(10303532)

9:30 a.m.
Removable singularities of divergence free vector fields and related equations with measure data.
Monica Torres*, Purdue University
Cong Phuc Nguyen, Purdue University
(10303530)

10:00 a.m.
On contact discontinuity for JinXin relaxation system.
Ronghua Pan*, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
Feimin Huang, Institute of Applied Math., Chinese Academy of Sciences
Yi Wang, Institute of Applied Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(10303554)

10:30 a.m.
Particlesize segregation in granular flow: a conservation law in two space dimensions.
Michael Shearer*, North Carolina State University
(10303516)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis and CR Geometry, III
Room 8207, DePaul Center Organizers: SongYing Li, University of California Irvine sli@math.uci.edu
Stephen ST Yau, University of Illinois at Chicago yau@uic.edu

9:00 a.m.
Local integrability problems for CR structures and vector bundles.
X. Gong, University of Wisconsin
S. M. Webster*, University of Chicago
(103032341)

9:30 a.m.
Real hypersurfaces of low and constant Levi rank.
Peter Ebenfelt*, UC, San Diego
Salah Baouendi, UC, San Diego
Dmitri Zaitsev, Trinity College, Dublin
(103032202)

10:00 a.m.
The Leray transform in two dimensions: spectral properties, transformation laws and duality.
David E. Barrett*, University of Michigan
Loredana Lanzani, University of Arkansas
(103032326)

10:30 a.m.
Rational maps between balls.
Shanyu Ji*, Department of Mathematics, University of Houston
(103032229)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applied Harmonic Analysis, III
Room 8002, DePaul Center Organizers: Jonathan Cohen, DePaul University jcohen@math.depaul.edu
Ahmed I. Zayed, DePaul University azayed@math.depaul.edu

9:00 a.m.
Affine synthesis onto Lebesgue and Hardy spaces.
H.Q. Bui, University of Canterbury
R. S. Laugesen*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(10304220)

9:30 a.m.
Orthonormal Wavelets with Integer Matrix Dilations.
Edward N. Wilson*, Washington University in St. Louis
Damir Bakic, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
(103042183)

10:00 a.m.
Independence and redundancy of integer translates of a square integrable function on the reals.
Guido Weiss*, Washington University
Hrvoje Sikic, University of Zagreb
(103042309)

10:30 a.m.
Custom factorizations of wavelet filter transforms.
Mladen Victor Wickerhauser*, Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri
(103065239)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singular Integrals and Related Problems, III
Room 8011, DePaul Center Organizers: Laura De Carli, Florida International University decarlil@fiu.edu
A. M. Stokolos, DePaul University astokolo@condor.depaul.edu

8:30 a.m.
Minimizing analytic capacity and Buffon needle probability on Pictures.
Alexander L Volberg*, Mich. State Univ.
(10303078)

9:00 a.m.
Discussion

9:30 a.m.
Modulation Invariant Bilinear T(1) Theorem.
Arpad Benyi, Western Washington University
Ciprian Demeter, UCLA
Andrea R. Nahmod, University of Massachusetts
Christoph M. Thiele, UCLA
Rodolfo H. Torres*, University of Kansas
Paco Villarroya, UCLA
(103042388)

10:00 a.m.
Bilinear oscillatory integrals along curves.
Xiaochun Li*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(103042313)

10:30 a.m.
The characteristic function of the paraboloid is not a bounded bilinear multiplier.
Maria del Carmen Reguera Rodriguez*, Department of Mathematics, University of Missouri
(103042320)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Combinatorics, III
Room 1005, Lewis Center Organizers: Caroline J. Klivans, University of Chicago cjk@math.uchicago.edu
Kathryn Nyman, Loyola University Chicago knyman@luc.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Its Applications, II
Room 8206, DePaul Center Organizers: Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame cao.7@nd.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Numerical and Symbolic Techniques in Algebraic Geometry and Its Applications, III
Room 1110, Lewis Center Organizers: GianMario Besana, DePaul University gbesana@cti.depaul.edu
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago jan@math.uic.edu
Zhonggang Zeng, Northeastern Illinois University zzeng@neiu.edu

9:00 a.m.
The mixed volume computation, A revisit.
TsungLin Lee, Michigan State University, Department of Mathematics
T.Y. Li*, Michigan State University, Department of Mathematics
(103052104)

9:30 a.m.
A new method for real rootfinding using Gale duality.
Daniel J Bates*, IMA (University of Minnesota)
(103014360)

10:00 a.m.
Thomae's formula for normal cyclic curves.
Galbodayage Sujeeva Wijesiri*, Oakland University
(10301448)

10:30 a.m.
Eliminating near multiplicities in polynomial systems: a global approach.
Itnuit JanovitzFreireich, North Carolina State University
Bernard Mourrain, INRIA SophiaAntipolis
Lajos Ronyai, MTA SZTAKI and Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Agnes Szanto*, North Carolina State University
(103008302)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Coding Theory (in honor of Harold N. Ward's retirement), III
Room 1217, Lewis Center Organizers: Jay A. Wood, Western Michigan University jay.wood@wmich.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics: Association Schemes and Related Topics, III
Room 1216, Lewis Center Organizers: Sung Y. Song, Iowa State University sysong@iastate.edu
Paul Terwilliger, University of Wisconsin terwilli@math.wisc.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, III
Room 1214, Lewis Center Organizers: Hemanshu Kaul, Illinois Institute of Technology kaul@iit.edu
Michael J. Pelsmajer, Illinois Institute of Technology pelsmajer@iit.edu

9:00 a.m.
Colorings and Crossings.
Michael O. Albertson*, Smith College
(103005290)

9:30 a.m.
Graphs with Rotation.
Marcus Schaefer*, DePaul University
Michael Pelsmajer, Illinois Institute of Technology
Daniel Stefankovic, University of Rochester
(103005154)

10:00 a.m.
On the minor crossing number.
Drago Bokal, University of Ljubljana
\'Eva Czabarka, University of South Carolina
L\'aszl\'o A. Sz\'ekely*, University of South Carolina
Imrich Vrt'o, Institute of Mathematics, Slovak Academy of Sciences
(103005291)

10:30 a.m.
Constrained coloring problems for planar graphs.
Andr\'e K\"undgen*, Cal State San Marcos
(103005383)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Model Theory of Nonelementary Classes, III
Room 1106, Lewis Center Organizers: John T. Baldwin, University of Illinois at Chicago jbaldwin@uic.edu
David W. Kueker, University of Maryland dwk@math.umd.edu
Rami Grossberg, Carnegie Mellon University rami@cmu.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Hopf Algebras and Related Areas, III
Room 1210, Lewis Center Organizers: Yevgenia Kashina, DePaul University ykashina@condor.depaul.edu
Leonid Krop, DePaul University lkrop@condor.depaul.edu
M. Susan Montgomery, University of Southern California smontgom@math.usc.edu
David E. Radford, University of Illinois at Chicago radford@uic.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics, III
Room 1004, Lewis Center Organizers: Jozsef Balogh, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign jobal@math.uiuc.edu
Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois at Chicago mubayi@math.uic.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 8209, DePaul Center Organizers: Lawrence Man Hou Ein, University of Illinois at Chicago ein@math.uic.edu
Anatoly S. Libgober, University of Illinois at Chicago libgober@math.uic.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Symbolic Dynamical Systems, III
Room 8014, DePaul Center Organizers: Ayse A. Sahin, DePaul University asahin@condor.depaul.edu
Ilie D. Ugarcovici, DePaul University iugarcov@depaul.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms: Representation Theory of padic and Adelic Groups, III
Room 1207, Lewis Center Organizers: Mahdi Asgari, Oklahoma State University asgari@math.okstate.edu
Anantharam Raghuram, Oklahoma State University araghur@math.okstate.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Wave Propagation from Mathematical and Numerical Viewpoints, III
Room 8009, DePaul Center Organizers: Gabriel Koch, University of Chicago koch@math.uchicago.edu
Catalin Constantin Turc, Caltech and University of North Carolina at Charlotte turc@acm.caltech.edu
Nicolae Tarfulea, Purdue University Calumet tarfulea@calumet.purdue.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Euler and NavierStokes Equations, III
Room 8005, DePaul Center Organizers: Alexey Cheskidov, University of Michigan acheskid@umich.edu
Susan J. Friedlander, University of Illinois at Chicago susan@math.uic.edu
Roman Shvydkoy, University of Illinois at Chicago shvydkoy@math.uic.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 10:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers
Room 1111, Lewis Center

Saturday October 6, 2007, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Incidence theory, Fourier analysis and applications to geometric combinatorics and additive number theory.
Room 8005, DePaul Center
Alex Iosevich*, University of Missouri
(10304203)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Origins and applications of some nonlinear equations in conformal geometry.
Room 8005, DePaul Center
Matthew J. Gursky*, University of Notre Dame
(10303502)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Sequence Spaces and Transformations, IV
Room 1107, Lewis Center Organizers: Constantine Georgakis, DePaul University cgeorgak@condor.depaul.edu
Martin Buntinas, Loyola University of Chicago mbuntin@math.luc.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Conservation Laws and Related Problems, IV
Room 8010, DePaul Center Organizers: Cleopatra Christoforou, University of Houston cleopatra@math.uh.edu
GuiQiang Chen, Northwestern University gqchen@math.northwestern.edu

2:30 p.m.
On the formation of adiabatic shear bands.
Theocharis Baxevanis, University of Crete, Greece
Thodoros Katsaounis, University of Crete, Greece
Athanasios E. Tzavaras*, University of Maryland
(10303522)

3:00 p.m.
Systems of HamiltonJacobi equations and noncooperative differential games.
Alberto Bressan*, Penn State University
(10303562)

3:30 p.m.
Transonic flows for full Euler equations in 2D nozzles.
QuiQiang Chen, Northwestern University
Jun Chen*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Mikhail Feldman, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(10303508)

4:00 p.m.
Perturbation techniques applied to the parabolic approximation of a boundary Riemann problem.
Laura Valentina Spinolo*, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Stefano Bianchini, SISSAISAS, Trieste, Italy
(10303539)

4:30 p.m.
From the dynamics of gaseous stars to the incompressible Euler equations.
Konstantina Trivisa*, University of Maryland
Donatella Donatelli, University of L'Aquila
(10303540)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis and CR Geometry, IV
Room 8207, DePaul Center Organizers: SongYing Li, University of California Irvine sli@math.uci.edu
Stephen ST Yau, University of Illinois at Chicago yau@uic.edu

2:30 p.m.
Holomorphic approximations in Banach spaces.
Laszlo Lempert*, Purdue University
(103032210)

3:00 p.m.
Concepts of general position and a Second Main Theorem for nonlinear divisors.
PitMann Wong*, University of Notre Dame
H. F. Law, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Philip P.W. Wong, University of Hong Kong
(103032397)

3:30 p.m.
Sharp Estimates for the $\bar{\partial}$Neumann Problem on Regular coordinate domains.
JaeSeong Cho*, Purdue University
David Catlin, Purdue University
(103032205)

4:00 p.m.
The envelope of holomorphy of certain 2 manifolds.
Berit Stensones*, University of Michigan
(103032430)

4:30 p.m.
Attracting basins of volume preserving automorphisms of $\mathbb{C}^k$.
Han Peters, University of Wisconsin
Liz R Vivas*, University of Michigan
Erlend Wold, University of Oslo
(103032407)

5:00 p.m.
Constructing supporting manifolds for nonpseudoconvex domains in $\mathbb{C}^n$.
Anna Siano*, University of Michigan
(103032224)

5:30 p.m.
Boundary smoothness and irregularity of the $\overline{\partial}$Neumann problem.
S\"{o}nmez \c{S}ahuto\u{g}lu*, University of Michigan
(103032134)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Applied Harmonic Analysis, IV
Room 8002, DePaul Center Organizers: Jonathan Cohen, DePaul University jcohen@math.depaul.edu
Ahmed I. Zayed, DePaul University azayed@math.depaul.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Singular Integrals and Related Problems, IV
Room 8011, DePaul Center Organizers: Laura De Carli, Florida International University decarlil@fiu.edu
A. M. Stokolos, DePaul University astokolo@condor.depaul.edu

2:30 p.m.
Some results and open problems related to multilinear operators associated with rough kernels or multipliers.
Geoff Diestel*, University of South Carolina
(103042373)

3:00 p.m.
Paraproducts as bilinear CalderonZygmund operators.
Diego Maldonado*, Kansas State University
Arpad Benyi, Western Washington University
Andrea Nahmod, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Rodolfo Torres, University of Kansas
(10304281)

3:30 p.m.
Weighted norm inequalities for bilinear pseudodifferential operators with mild regularity.
Virginia Naibo*, Kansas State University
Diego Maldonado, Kansas State University
(10304288)

4:00 p.m.
Boundary Value Problems for Higher Order Elliptic Operators in Two Dimensions.
Irina Mitrea*, University of Virginia
(103045343)

4:30 p.m.
The Green function estimates and Wiener's test for the biharmonic equation.
Svitlana Mayboroda*, The Ohio State University
Vladimir Maz'ya, The Ohio State University
(103035327)

5:00 p.m.
Mixed Boundary Value Problems for the Stokes System.
Matthew Wright*, University of Missouri
(103035334)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Combinatorics, IV
Room 1005, Lewis Center Organizers: Caroline J. Klivans, University of Chicago cjk@math.uchicago.edu
Kathryn Nyman, Loyola University Chicago knyman@luc.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and Its Applications, III
Room 8206, DePaul Center Organizers: Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame cao.7@nd.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical and Symbolic Techniques in Algebraic Geometry and Its Applications, IV
Room 1110, Lewis Center Organizers: GianMario Besana, DePaul University gbesana@cti.depaul.edu
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago jan@math.uic.edu
Zhonggang Zeng, Northeastern Illinois University zzeng@neiu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Equations of curves with automorphisms.
Tanush Shaska*, Oakland University
(10301447)

3:00 p.m.
NHOM4PSpara  Parallel Implementation of the Polyhedral Homotopy Continuation Method for Polynomial Systems.
ChihHsiung Tsai*, Department of Mathematics/Michigan State University
(103065128)

3:30 p.m.
The Newton Polytope Construction for Systems of Equations.
John McDonald*, DePaul University
(103052422)

4:00 p.m.
Break

4:30 p.m.
Applications of homotopies in the space of sections of a sheaf.
Chris S Peterson*, Colorado State University
(103014308)

5:00 p.m.
A rankrevealing method for low rank matrices with updating, downdating, and applications.
Lee TsungLin*, Michigan State University
Li TienYien, Michigan State University
Zeng Zhonggang, Northeastern Illinois University
(103065124)

5:30 p.m.
Multiple Zeros of Analytic Systems.
Barry H Dayton*, Northeastern Illinois University
(10301465)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Coding Theory (in honor of Harold N. Ward's retirement), IV
Room 1217, Lewis Center Organizers: Jay A. Wood, Western Michigan University jay.wood@wmich.edu

2:30 p.m.
Partial permutation decoding of Hermitian codes.
Gretchen L Matthews*, Clemson University
(103014185)

3:00 p.m.
Groebner Bases \& List Decoding BCH Codes.
Philip R Busse*, University of Kentucky
(103014244)

3:30 p.m.
Hadamard Matrices.
Stephen London, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Vera Pless*, UIC, Chicago, IL
(103005123)

4:00 p.m.
New results on selforthogonal codes.
Xiangdong Hou*, University of South Florida
(103094319)

4:30 p.m.
A MacWilliams Identity for Convolutional Codes.
Heide GluesingLuerssen*, University of Kentucky
(10309468)

5:00 p.m.
Cyclic convolutional codes and skew polynomial rings.
Sergio R LopezPermouth*, Ohio University
Steve Szabo, Ohio University
(103094337)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics: Association Schemes and Related Topics, IV
Room 1216, Lewis Center Organizers: Sung Y. Song, Iowa State University sysong@iastate.edu
Paul Terwilliger, University of Wisconsin terwilli@math.wisc.edu

2:30 p.m.
Leonard triples.
Brian W Curtin*, University of South Florida
(103005314)

3:00 p.m.
\qquad \qquad {\bf A family of tridiagonal pairs.}\\.
Melvin A. Vidar*, University of WisconsinMadison and University of the EastManila, Philippines
(103015329)

3:30 p.m.
Characterization of Tridiagonal Pair via Split Decomposition.
Ali Godjali*, University of WisconsinMadison
(103015333)

4:00 p.m.
The subconstituent algebra of a Latin square.
Ibtisam Daqqa*, University of South Florida
Brian Curtin, University of South Florida
(103005158)

4:30 p.m.
Comparison of Character Formulas for the Lie superalgebra $gl(m,n)$.
Ian M Musson*, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
(103005426)

5:00 p.m.
The Terwilliger algebra of the wreath power of H(1,q).
Gargi Bhattacharyya*, Iowa State University
SungYell Song, Iowa State University
(103005169)

5:30 p.m.
The RobertsonAnstee cage with 40 vertices and related association scheme.
Mikhail H. Klin*, Department of Mathematics, BenGurion University of the Negev
Matan ZivAv, Department of Mathematics, BenGurion University of the Negev
(103005307)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, IV
Room 1214, Lewis Center Organizers: Hemanshu Kaul, Illinois Institute of Technology kaul@iit.edu
Michael J. Pelsmajer, Illinois Institute of Technology pelsmajer@iit.edu

2:30 p.m.
Multiroute Cuts and Flows.
Chandra Chekuri*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Sanjeev Khanna, University of Pennsylvania
(103068227)

3:00 p.m.
The linear discrepancy of product of chains.
Jeong Ok Choi*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Douglas B. West, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(103005394)

3:30 p.m.
Partitions of finite vector spaces into subspaces.
Saad ElZanati, Illinois State University
George Seelinger, Illinois State University
Papa Sissokho*, Illinois State University
Larry Spence, Illinois State University
Charles Vanden Eynden, Illinois State University
(103005267)

4:00 p.m.
Graphic GapFree Sequences.
Stephen G. Hartke*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(103005364)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Free Resolutions, III
Room 1007, Lewis Center Organizers: Noam Horwitz, Cornell University nh54@cornell.edu
Irena Peeva, Cornell University ivp1@cornell.edu

2:30 p.m.
Optimal asymptotic results for powers containing symbolic powers.
Cristiano Bocci, University of Milan
Brian Harbourne*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(103013192)

3:00 p.m.
The EliahouKervaire resolution is cellular.
Jeff A Mermin*, University of Kansas
(103013217)

3:30 p.m.
Shellable graphs and sequentially CohenMacaulay bipartite graphs.
Adam Van Tuyl*, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Lakehead University
(103013102)

4:00 p.m.
Minimal free resolutions over rational normal curves.
Noam Horwitz*, Cornell University
Vesselin Gasharov, Cornell University
Irena Peeva, Cornell University
(103013332)

4:30 p.m.
Edge ideals and odd cycles in a graph.
Tai H. Ha*, Tulane University
Chris A. Francisco, Oklahoma State University
Adam Van Tuyl, Lakehead University
(10301389)

5:00 p.m.
Complete intersection dimension and Auslander classes.
Sean SatherWagstaff*, North Dakota State University
Diana White, University of South Carolina
(103013111)

5:30 p.m.
On liftable and weakly liftable modules.
Hailong Dao*, University of Utah
(10301390)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Model Theory of Nonelementary Classes, IV
Room 1106, Lewis Center Organizers: John T. Baldwin, University of Illinois at Chicago jbaldwin@uic.edu
David W. Kueker, University of Maryland dwk@math.umd.edu
Rami Grossberg, Carnegie Mellon University rami@cmu.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Hopf Algebras and Related Areas, IV
Room 1210, Lewis Center Organizers: Yevgenia Kashina, DePaul University ykashina@condor.depaul.edu
Leonid Krop, DePaul University lkrop@condor.depaul.edu
M. Susan Montgomery, University of Southern California smontgom@math.usc.edu
David E. Radford, University of Illinois at Chicago radford@uic.edu

2:30 p.m.
Computing the second cohomology of Hopf algebras.
Akira Masuoka*, Institute of Mathematics, University of Tsukuba
(10301695)

3:00 p.m.
Representations of quantum $SL(2)$ at roots of unity.
William Chin*, DePaul University
(10301671)

3:30 p.m.
Braid group representations from twisted quantum doubles of finite groups.
Pavel Etingof, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Eric Rowell, Texas A&M University
Sarah Witherspoon*, Texas A&M University
(10301641)

4:00 p.m.
Simple deformations of finite groups.
Sonia Natale*, Universidad Nacional de C\' ordoba. CIEMCONICET.
C\' esar N. Galindo, Universidad Nacional de C\' ordoba. CONICET.
(10301638)

4:30 p.m.
FrobeniusSchur indicators and their generalizations.
Yorck Sommerh\"auser*, University of South Alabama
(103016261)

5:00 p.m.
Representations of some Hopf algebras associated to the symmetric group.
Andrea Jedwab*, University of Southern California
Susan Montgomery, University of Southern California
(103016232)

5:30 p.m.
Semisimple Hopf algebras with large abelian groups of grouplikes.
Yevgenia Kashina*, DePaul University
(103016283)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics, IV
Room 1004, Lewis Center Organizers: Jozsef Balogh, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign jobal@math.uiuc.edu
Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois at Chicago mubayi@math.uic.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on The Euler and NavierStokes Equations, IV
Room 8005, DePaul Center Organizers: Alexey Cheskidov, University of Michigan acheskid@umich.edu
Susan J. Friedlander, University of Illinois at Chicago susan@math.uic.edu
Roman Shvydkoy, University of Illinois at Chicago shvydkoy@math.uic.edu

2:30 p.m.
Nonlocal maximum principle in fluid mechanics and applications to critical surface quasigeostrophic and Burgers equations.
Alexander Kiselev*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Fedor Nazarov, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Alexander Volberg, Michigan State University
(103076289)

3:00 p.m.
Regularity of solutions to the NavierStokes equations evolving from small initial data in a critical space.
Pierre Germain, New York University
Natasa Pavlovic*, The University of Texas at Austin
Gigliola Staffilani, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(10303598)

3:30 p.m.
Dynamic transition and stability in geophysical fluid dynamics.
ChunHsiung Hsia, University of Illinois at Chicago
Tian Ma, Sichuan University
Shouhong Wang*, Indiana University
(103076139)

4:00 p.m.
Dicsussion

4:30 p.m.
Regularity of the Primitive Equations of the Ocean.
Igor Kukavica*, University of Southern California
Mohammed Ziane, University of Southern California
(103035414)

5:00 p.m.
Stationary Statistical Solutions of NavierStokes equations and the zero viscosity limit.
Peter Constantin*, The University of Chicago
Fabio Ramos, Weizmann Institute
(103035219)

5:30 p.m.
On the energy balance relation for incompressible fluids.
Roman Shvydkoy*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(103076214)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Smooth Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 8012, DePaul Center Organizers: Marian Gidea, Northeastern Illinois University mgidea@neiu.edu
Ilie D. Ugarcovici, DePaul University iugarcov@depaul.edu

2:30 p.m.
Mixing for hyperbolic flows.
Michael Field*, University of Houston
(10303766)

3:00 p.m.
QuasiAnosov diffeomorphisms of 3manifolds.
Todd Fisher*, Brigham Young University
Jana Rodriguez Hertz, Facultad de Ingenieria  Universidad de la Republica
(103037118)

3:30 p.m.
On nearest neighbors under isometries and nearest neighbor metrics.
Ben Schmidt*, U. of Chicago
(103051274)

4:00 p.m.
Extreme value distributions for nonuniformly hyperbolic dynamical systems.
Mark Holland, University of Exeter, UK
Matthew Nicol, University of Houston
Andrew T\"or\"ok*, University of Houston
(103037399)

4:30 p.m.
Whitney regularity for solutions to the coboundary equation on Cantor sets.
Mark Holland, University of Exeter
Matthew Nicol*, University of Houston
Andrew Torok, University of Houston
(103037147)

5:00 p.m.
Smooth actions of mapping class groups on the circle.
Kamlesh Parwani*, Eastern Illinois University
(103037173)

5:30 p.m.
Density of accessibility for partially hyperbolic diffeomorphisms with one dimensional center.
Keith Burns*, Northwestern University
Federico Rodriguez Hertz, Universidad de la Rep\'ublica, Uruguay
Jana Rodriguez Hertz, Universidad de la Rep\'ublica, Uruguay
Raul Ures, Universidad de la Rep\'ublica, Uruguay
Anna Talitskaya, Northwestern University
(103037306)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Symbolic Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 8014, DePaul Center Organizers: Ayse A. Sahin, DePaul University asahin@condor.depaul.edu
Ilie D. Ugarcovici, DePaul University iugarcov@depaul.edu

2:30 p.m.
Dynamics of the Nash map in the game of Matching Pennies.
Robert Becker, Indiana University
Subir Chakrabarti, Indiana UPurdue U Indianapolis
William Geller*, Indiana U Purdue U Indianapolis
Bruce Kitchens, Indiana U Purdue U Indianapolis
Michal Misiurewicz, Indiana U Purdue U Indianapolis
(103037406)

3:00 p.m.
The modulated ergodic Hilbert transform.
Dogan Comez*, North Dakota State University
(103037122)

3:30 p.m.
An AmbroseKakutani theorem for Borel semiflows.
David M McClendon*, Northwestern University
(103037131)

4:00 p.m.
Floworbit equivalence for minimal Cantor systems.
Nicholas S. Ormes*, University of Denver
Daniel J Rudolph, Colorado State University
Wojciech Kosek, Colorado College
(103037330)

4:30 p.m.
Any two irreducible Markov chains are finitarily orbit equivalent.
Mrinal K Roychowdhury*, University of North Texas
(103037263)

5:00 p.m.
Almost continuous orbit equivalence.
Andres del Junco*, University of Toronto
(103028152)

5:30 p.m.
Almost Continuous Kakutani Equivalence.
Daniel J. Rudolph*, Colorado State University
(103037382)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms: Representation Theory of padic and Adelic Groups, IV
Room 1207, Lewis Center Organizers: Mahdi Asgari, Oklahoma State University asgari@math.okstate.edu
Anantharam Raghuram, Oklahoma State University araghur@math.okstate.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Wave Propagation from Mathematical and Numerical Viewpoints, IV
Room 8009, DePaul Center Organizers: Gabriel Koch, University of Chicago koch@math.uchicago.edu
Catalin Constantin Turc, Caltech and University of North Carolina at Charlotte turc@acm.caltech.edu
Nicolae Tarfulea, Purdue University Calumet tarfulea@calumet.purdue.edu

2:30 p.m.
Systems of nonlinear wave equations with nonlinear degenerate damping and source terms.
Mohammad A. Rammaha*, Department of Mathematics, University of NebraskaLincoln.
Sawanya Sakuntasathien, Department of Mathematics, University of NebraskaLincoln.
(10303560)

3:00 p.m.
Diffraction of waves on manifolds with corners.
Richard Melrose, MIT
Andras Vasy, Stanford University
Jared Wunsch*, Northwestern University
(103035225)

3:30 p.m.
Adaptive discontinuous Galerkin methods for numerical relativity.
James Rossmanith*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
Qiang Deng, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(103065425)

4:00 p.m.
Acoustic and electromagnetic integral equations requiring small numbers of Krylovsubspace iterations.
Catalin Turc*, Department of Mathematics UNC Charlotte
Oscar Bruno, Caltech
Tim Elling, Caltech
Randy Paffenroth, Caltech
(103065423)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion

5:00 p.m.
Discussion
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