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2009 Fall Western Section Meeting
Riverside, CA, November 78, 2009 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1054
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday November 7, 2009

Saturday November 7, 2009, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Room 277, Surge Building

Saturday November 7, 2009, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 284, Surge Building

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Research Conducted by Students, I
Room 1125, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Robert G. Niemeyer, University of California Riverside niemeyer@math.ucr.edu
Jack R. Bennett, University of California Riverside jack@math.ucr.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Applications, I
Room 2130, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Michael L. Green, California State Polytechnic University Pomona mlgreen@csupomona.edu
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu
Randall J. Swift, California State Polytechnic University Pomona rjswift@csupomona.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras, I
Room 172, Surge Building Organizers: Marta Asaeda, University of California Riverside marta@math.ucr.edu
Aviv Censor, University of California Riverside avivc@math.ucr.edu
Adrian Ioana, Clay Institute and Caltech adiioana@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Skew products of topological graphs and noncommutative duality.
Valentin Deaconu, University of Nevada, Reno
S. Kaliszewski, Arizona State University
John Quigg*, Arizona State University
(10544630)

9:00 a.m.
Diagonals in Fell algebras,.
Alexander Kumjian*, University of Nevada, Reno
Astrid an Huef, University of New South Wales, Australia
Aidan Sims, University of Wollongong, Australia
(10544683)

10:00 a.m.
Morita Transforms of Operator Tensor Algebras.
Paul S. Muhly*, University of Iowa
Baruch Solel, Technion
(105446108)

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Combinatorics, I
Room 268, Surge Building Organizers: MeiChu Chang, University of California Riverside mcc@math.ucr.edu
Alex Gamburd, University of California Santa Cruz and Northwestern University agamburd@math.northwestern.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry, I
Room 171, Surge Building Organizers: Vasiliy Dolgushev, University of California Riverside vasiliyd@ucr.edu
Wee Liang Gan, University of California Riverside wlgan@math.ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Dunkl operator and quantization of $\mathbb{Z}_2$singularity.
Gilles Halbout, Institut de Mathématiques et de Modélisation de Montpellier,
Xiang Tang*, Department of Mathematics, Washington University
(10545845)

9:00 a.m.
Higher Index Theorems for Orbifolds.
Markus J. Pflaum*, University of Colorado at Boulder
Hessel Posthuma, Kortewegde Vries Institute, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Xiang Tang, Washington University, St. Louis
(10545850)

10:00 a.m.
Verma modules for continuous Cherednik algebras.
Tatyana S Chmutova*, University of Michigan
(105416205)

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory, I
Room 1006, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North Organizers: Vyjayanthi Chari, University of California Riverside vyjayanc@ucr.edu
Wee Liang Gan, University of California Riverside wlgan@math.ucr.edu
Jacob Greenstein, University of California Riverside jacobg@ucr.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fluid Mechanics, I
Room 1132, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: James Kelliher, University of California Riverside kelliher@math.ucr.edu
Qi Zhang, University of California Riverside qizhang@math.ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Vacuum in Gas and Fluid Dynamics.
Juhi Jang*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Nader Masmoudi, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(105435254)

8:30 a.m.
Computation of TimePeriodic Interfacial Fluid Flows.
David M. Ambrose*, Drexel University
Jon Wilkening, University of California, Berkeley
(10543561)

9:00 a.m.
On the vanishing viscosity limit in incompressible flows.
Anna L Mazzucato*, Penn State University
Michael E Taylor, UNCChapel Hill
(105435212)

9:30 a.m.
Dimension estimates for the global attactor of the solutions to the 2D Boussinesq equations with fractional dissipation.
Ning Ju*, Oklahoma State University
(105437200)

10:00 a.m.
Spreading of free boundaries in hydro and elastodynamics.
Thomas C Sideris*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(105435180)

10:30 a.m.
Global regularity of solutions to a class of systems of reactiondiffusion.
Alexis F. Vasseur*, The university of Texas at Austin
Cristina Caputo, The university of Texas at Austin
(105435309)

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Algebraic Structures, I
Room 173, Surge Building Organizers: John Baez, University of California Riverside baez@math.ucr.edu
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside jbergner@math.ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Categorifying Quantum Groups.
Aaron D Lauda*, Columbia University
(10541662)

8:30 a.m.
Categorification via Quiver Varieties.
Anthony Licata*, Stanford, CA
Sabin Cautis, Columbia
Joel Kamnitzer, University of Toronto
(105414139)

9:00 a.m.
A Categorification of Hall Algebras.
Christopher Walker*, University of California, Riverside
(105418276)

9:30 a.m.
A categorification of the Hecke algebra.
Alexander E Hoffnung*, University of California, Riverisde
(105418144)

10:00 a.m.
Homotopy colimits and the space of squarezero uppertriangular matrices.
Jonathan W Lee*, Stanford University
(105455245)

10:30 a.m.
Universal Bott Samelson resolutions.
Nitu R Kitchloo*, University of California, San Diego
(10542251)

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knotting Around Dimension Three: A Special Session in Memory of XiaoSong Lin, I
Room B118, Bourns Hall Organizers: Martin Scharlemann, University of California Santa Barbara mgscharl@math.ucsb.edu
Mohammed Ait Nouh, University of California Riverside maitnouh@math.ucr.edu

8:30 a.m.
A nonstandard interpretation of the Thurston boundary of Teichmuller Space.
Daryl Cooper*, UCSB
(105403197)

9:00 a.m.
If smooth 4manifolds are puzzling, what are the pieces?
Ronald A Fintushel, Michigan State University
Ronald J Stern*, UC Irvine
(105457234)

9:30 a.m.
The kwidth of a knot.
Joel Hass*, University of California, Davis
J Hyam Rubinstein, University of Melbourne
Abigail Thompson, University of California, Davis
(10545739)

10:00 a.m.
New from old representations of braid groups.
Stephen Bigelow*, University of California at Santa Barbara
(105420166)

10:30 a.m.
Detecting rightveering homeomorphisms of the oncepunctured torus.
Emille Davie*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(105457236)

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Global Riemannian Geometry, I
Room 1134, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Fred Wilhelm, University of California Riverside fred@math.ucr.edu
Peter Petersen, University of California Los Angeles petersen@math.ucla.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, I
Room A125, Bourns Hall Organizers: Alissa S. Crans, Loyola Marymount University acrans@lmu.edu
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fractal Geometry, Dynamical Systems, Number Theory and Analysis on Rough Spaces, I
Room 1121, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Michel L. Lapidus, University of California Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu
Hung Lu, Hawaii Pacific University hlu@hpu.edu
Erin P. J. Pearse, University of Iowa erinpearse@uiowa.edu

8:30 a.m.
Complex dimensions of nonlattice selfsimilar strings.
Machiel van Frankenhuijsen*, Utah Valley University
(10544170)

9:00 a.m.
Arithmetic, Fractality and zeta functions.
Driss Essouabri*, PRES Lyon University, University Jean Monnet (SaintEtienne, France)
(10541173)

9:30 a.m.
Shifts of Finite Type and Fibonacci Harps.
Annalisa Crannell*, Franklin & Marshall College
(10543764)

10:00 a.m.
padic fractal strings and their complex dimensions.
Hung Lu*, Hawaii Pacific University
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
(105451169)

10:30 a.m.
Arboreal Galois representations arising from dynamical systems.
Michelle Manes*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(10541194)

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Finite Dimensional Algebras, I
Room 1002, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North Organizers: Frauke Bleher, University of Iowa fbleher@math.uiowa.edu
Birge HuisgenZimmermann, University of California at Santa Barbara birge@math.ucsb.edu
Markus Schmidmeier, Florida Atlantic University markus@math.fau.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on CalabiYau Manifolds, I
Room 141, Engineering 2 Organizers: Owen Dearricott, University of California Riverside owen.dearricott@ucr.edu
Jun Li, Stanford University jli@math.stanford.edu
Bun Wong, University of California Riverside wong@math.ucr.edu
YatSun Poon, University of California Riverside ypoon@math.ucr.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, I
Room 1130, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California nhaydn@usc.edu
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University hu@math.msu.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History and Philosophy of Mathematics, I
Room 138, Engineering 2 Organizers: Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University San Bernardino smcmurra@csusb.edu
James J. Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Algebraic Geometry and Noncommutative Algebra, I
Room 142, Engineering 2 Organizers: Kenneth R. Goodearl, University of California Santa Barbara goodearl@math.ucsb.edu
Daniel S. Rogalski, University of California San Diego drogalsk@math.ucsd.edu
James Zhang, University of Washington zhang@math.washington.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Contributed Paper Session
Room 2132, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South

9:00 a.m.
An Optimal Control Problem in Pharmacokinetics.
Mostafa Ghandehari*, University of Texas at Arlington
Khosrow Behbehani, University of Texas at Arlington
(10544918)

9:15 a.m.
Solving Nonlinear Integral Equations.
Rod Freed*, California State University Dominguez Hills
(10544585)

9:30 a.m.
An Approximate Solution for Smart Grid's Optimization Problem.
Kourosh Modarresi*, Stanford University and SAP
(105490241)

9:45 a.m.
A proof of the KauffmanHarary Conjecture.
Thomas W Mattman*, California State University, Chico
Pablo Solis, UC, Berkeley
(10545765)

10:00 a.m.
A Statesum Formula for the AlexanderConway Polynomial.
Samson Ephraim Black*, University of Oregon
(105416290)

10:15 a.m.
An Infinitude of Primes of the Form b squared plus one.
Kent G Slinker*, Pima Community College
(10541154)

10:30 a.m.
Nonconvexity of the Dimension Function for Sierpiński Pedal Triangles,.
Jiu Ding*, University of Southern Mississippi
Yifa Tang, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science
(10543715)

10:45 a.m.
Expressing the kth power sum of the nature numbers as a polynomial in the first power sum.
Hungping Tsao*, Novato, CA
(10540514)

Saturday November 7, 2009, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Scientific computing for movie special effects.
Room 1020, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North
Joseph Teran*, University of California Los Angeles

Saturday November 7, 2009, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Representations of quivers with relations. Geometric Aspects.
Room 1020, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North
Birge HuisgenZimmerman*, University of California Santa Barbara
(10541602)

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Research Conducted by Students, II
Room 1125, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Robert G. Niemeyer, University of California Riverside niemeyer@math.ucr.edu
Jack R. Bennett, University of California Riverside jack@math.ucr.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Knotting Around Dimension Three: A Special Session in Memory of XiaoSong Lin, II
Room B118, Bourns Hall Organizers: Martin Scharlemann, University of California Santa Barbara mgscharl@math.ucsb.edu
Mohammed Ait Nouh, University of California Riverside maitnouh@math.ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
Broken fibrations on $4$manifolds.
Rob Kirby*, UC Berkeley
David T. Gay, University of Cape Town
(105457224)

3:30 p.m.
Skein relations and quantizations of representations of surfaces groups.
Francis Bonahon*, University of Southern California
Helen Wong, Carleton College
(105457159)

4:00 p.m.
Networking Seifert surgeries on knots.
Arnaud Deruelle, Institute of Natural Sciences, Nihon University
Katura Miyazaki, Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo Denki University
Kimihiko Motegi*, Department of Mathematics, Nihon University
(105457188)

4:30 p.m.
On the knot complement problem for nonhyperbolic knots.
Daniel Matignon*, Université de Provence
(105457243)

5:00 p.m.
Braid groups and evolution algebras.
Jianjun Paul Tian*, Mathematics Department, the College of William and Mary
Carolyn Troha, Mathematics Department, the College of William and Mary
David Lutzer, Mathematics Department, the College of William and Mary
(10541784)

5:30 p.m.
Girth: Discussions, Comments, and Corrections.
Lisa Hernandez*, California Baptist University
(105454174)

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Applications, II
Room 2130, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Michael L. Green, California State Polytechnic University Pomona mlgreen@csupomona.edu
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu
Randall J. Swift, California State Polytechnic University Pomona rjswift@csupomona.edu

3:00 p.m.
Populationadjusted conditional autoregressive model for estimating female breast cancer mortality.
Hoon Kim*, California State Polytechnic University
HeeJeong Lim, California State University  Fullerton
(105462211)

3:30 p.m.
Weak RadonNikodým derivative for Hilbert space valued measures.
Yuichiro Kakihara*, Department of Mathematics, California State University, San Bernardino
(105428133)

4:00 p.m.
Hyperprobabilities.
Mark Burgin, University of California, Los Angeles
Alan Krinik*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(105460262)

4:30 p.m.
Extending the RadonNikodym theorem to hypermeasures.
Mark Burgin, University of California, Los Angeles
Dongxin (Tony) Chen*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Alan Krinik, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(105428229)

5:00 p.m.
A Least squares Method for Computing a Stationary Density of the FrobeniusPerron Operator.
Jiu Ding*, University of Southern Mississippi
Noah Rhee, University of Missouri at Kansas City
(10546516)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras, II
Room 172, Surge Building Organizers: Marta Asaeda, University of California Riverside marta@math.ucr.edu
Aviv Censor, University of California Riverside avivc@math.ucr.edu
Adrian Ioana, Clay Institute and Caltech adiioana@math.ucla.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Global Riemannian Geometry, II
Room 1134, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Fred Wilhelm, University of California Riverside fred@math.ucr.edu
Peter Petersen, University of California Los Angeles petersen@math.ucla.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on CalabiYau Manifolds, II
Room 141, Engineering 2 Organizers: Owen Dearricott, University of California Riverside owen.dearricott@ucr.edu
Jun Li, Stanford University jli@math.stanford.edu
Bun Wong, University of California Riverside wong@math.ucr.edu
YatSun Poon, University of California Riverside ypoon@math.ucr.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Combinatorics, II
Room 268, Surge Building Organizers: MeiChu Chang, University of California Riverside mcc@math.ucr.edu
Alex Gamburd, University of California Santa Cruz and Northwestern University agamburd@math.northwestern.edu

3:00 p.m.
Sparse quasirandom graphs and sequences.
Fan Chung*, University of California, San Diego
(105405264)

4:00 p.m.
Highrank polynomial phase decompositions, with numbertheoretic applications.
Julia Wolf*, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
(105411153)

4:30 p.m.
Dynamical analogues of the MordellLang Conjecture and the Mumford gap principle.
P. M. Kurlberg*, Department of Mathematics, KTH, Stockholm
R. L. Benedetto, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Amherst College
D. Ghioca, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, University of Lethbridge
T. J. Tucker, Department of Mathematics, University of Rochester
U. Zannier, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa
(105411191)

5:00 p.m.
Characterfree approach to progressionfree sets.
Vsevolod F Lev*, The University of Haifa
(105411161)

5:30 p.m.
Some remarks on van der Waerden's theorem.
Ron Graham*, UCSD
(105405158)

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, II
Room A125, Bourns Hall Organizers: Alissa S. Crans, Loyola Marymount University acrans@lmu.edu
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org

3:00 p.m.
Adventures in categorification.
Mikhail Khovanov*, Columbia University
(10548178)

4:00 p.m.
Categorification of Orthogonal Polynomials.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, George Washington University
Mikhail Khovanov, Columbia University
(10541890)

4:30 p.m.
Discovering knot polynomial identities using the $D_{2n}$ planar algebras.
Scott Morrison*, Miller Institute for Basic Research
Emily Peters, University of New Hampshire
Snyder Noah, Columbia University
(105418279)

5:00 p.m.
The universal sl(2) foam cohomology for links via extended TQFTs.
Carmen L Caprau*, California State University, Fresno
(10545786)

5:30 p.m.
Generalized skein modules of surfaces.
Jeffrey T Boerner*, University of Iowa
Paul Drube, University of Iowa
(105457293)

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, II
Room 1130, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California nhaydn@usc.edu
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University hu@math.msu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Quantization dimension function and ergodic measure with bounded distortion.tex.
Mrinal Kanti Roychowdhury*, The University of TexasPan American
(10543712)

3:30 p.m.
The Rényi Entropy Function and the Large Deviation of Short Return Times.
Nicolai T Haydn*, Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California
Sandro Vaienti, Centre de Physique Théorique, CNRS, Marseille
(105437301)

4:00 p.m.
Exponential mixing for hyperbolic flows.
M Field*, University of Houston
(10543752)

4:30 p.m.
Transitivity of Euclideantype extensions of hyperbolic systems.
Andrew Török*, University of Houston
Ian Melbourne, University of Surrey, UK
Viorel Nitica, West Chester University
(105437154)

5:00 p.m.
A Spectral Analysis of the Stochastic IntegrateandFire Oscillator.
Peter H. Baxendale*, University of Southern California
(10543789)

5:30 p.m.
A BorelCantelli lemma for nonuniformly expanding dynamical systems.
Matthew Nicol*, University of Houston
Chinmaya Gupta, University of Houston
William Ott, University of Houston
(105437106)

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 143, Engineering 2 Organizers: Christopher Hacon, University of Utah hacon@math.utah.edu
Ziv Ran, University of California Riverside ziv.ran@ucr.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry, II
Room 171, Surge Building Organizers: Vasiliy Dolgushev, University of California Riverside vasiliyd@ucr.edu
Wee Liang Gan, University of California Riverside wlgan@math.ucr.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory, II
Room 1006, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North Organizers: Vyjayanthi Chari, University of California Riverside vyjayanc@ucr.edu
Wee Liang Gan, University of California Riverside wlgan@math.ucr.edu
Jacob Greenstein, University of California Riverside jacobg@ucr.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on History and Philosophy of Mathematics, II
Room 138, Engineering 2 Organizers: Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University San Bernardino smcmurra@csusb.edu
James J. Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Fluid Mechanics, II
Room 1132, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: James Kelliher, University of California Riverside kelliher@math.ucr.edu
Qi Zhang, University of California Riverside qizhang@math.ucr.edu

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fractal Geometry, Dynamical Systems, Number Theory and Analysis on Rough Spaces, II
Room 1121, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Michel L. Lapidus, University of California Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu
Hung Lu, Hawaii Pacific University hlu@hpu.edu
Erin P. J. Pearse, University of Iowa erinpearse@uiowa.edu

3:00 p.m.
A grandcanonical multifractal formalism.
Stephane Jaffard*, University Paris 12
(105428268)

3:30 p.m.
Multifractals, Zeta Functions, and Spectra of Complex Dimensions.
John A Rock*, California State University, Stanislaus
(105400168)

4:00 p.m.
Fractal Strings, Complex Dimensions, and Adelic Structures.
Childress P Scot*, University of California at Riverside
(105446263)

4:30 p.m.
Tube formulas and selfsimilar tilings.
Erin P. J. Pearse*, University of Iowa
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Steffen Winter, Universität Karlsruhe
(105452152)

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Algebraic Structures, II
Room 173, Surge Building Organizers: John Baez, University of California Riverside baez@math.ucr.edu
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside jbergner@math.ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
Real JohnsonWilson Theories.
Maia Averett*, Mills College
(105455101)

3:30 p.m.
Generating spaces for $S(n)$acyclics.
Aaron Leeman*, University of California, Riverside
(105455287)

4:00 p.m.
Large Mapping spaces in quasicategories.
David I. Spivak*, University of Oregon
Daniel Dugger, University of Oregon
(105418227)

4:30 p.m.
An Application of Equivariant $\mathbb{A}^1$Homotopy Theory to Problems in Commutative Algebra.
T Benedict Williams*, Stanford University
(105419228)

5:00 p.m.
On the $K$theory of toric varieties.
Christian Haesemeyer*, UCLA
Guillermo Cortinas, University of Buenos Aires
Mark E Walker, University of Nebraska
Charles A. Weibel, Rutgers University
(105419255)

5:30 p.m.
Relations amongst motivic Hopf elements.
Daniel Dugger*, University of Oregon
Daniel C. Isaksen, Wayne State University
(105455297)

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Contributed Paper Session, II
Room 2132, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South

3:15 p.m.
Algebraic Elements and Invariant Subspaces.
YunSu Kim*, Department of Mathematics, University of Toledo
(10544729)

3:30 p.m.
A construction of group divisible designs.
Yaotsu Chang*, Professro, IShou University
ChongDao Lee, Assistant Professor, IShou University
Peter JS Shiue, Professor, University of Nevada
Hao Shen, Professor, Shanghai Jiaotong University
(105405257)

3:45 p.m.
"Divisibility Theory of SemiHereditary Bezout Rings".
Michael Siddoway*, Colorado College
Pham Ngoc Anh, Renyi Institute of Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
(10541309)

4:00 p.m.
Abelian Sheaf Complexes and Picard 2Stacks.
Ahmet Emin Tatar*, Florida State University
(10541819)

4:30 p.m.
The Converse of Abel's theorem.
Veniamin Kisunko*, University of Toronto
(10541422)

4:45 p.m.
A Mathematical Quantization of SpaceTimeMatter.
Michael G. Dombroski*, Los Angeles City College
(10548108)

5:00 p.m.
Ancient Numeral System and The Great Pyramid.
Ricie Dimatatac Bulanhagui*, Alalum, San Pascual, Batangas
(10540174)

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Finite Dimensional Algebras, II
Room 1002, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North Organizers: Frauke Bleher, University of Iowa fbleher@math.uiowa.edu
Birge HuisgenZimmermann, University of California at Santa Barbara birge@math.ucsb.edu
Markus Schmidmeier, Florida Atlantic University markus@math.fau.edu

3:30 p.m.
Reduction of derived Hochschild functors.
Luchezar L. Avramov*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Srikanth B. Iyengar, University of NebraskaLincoln
Joseph Lipman, Purdue University
Suresh Nayak, Chennai Mathematical Institute
(105418291)

4:00 p.m.
Invariants of ASRegular Algebras: Complete Intersections.
Ellen Kirkman*, Wake Forest University
James Kuzmanovich, Wake Forest University
James Zhang, University of Washington, Seattle
(105416203)

4:30 p.m.
Gorenstein presentations and semidualizing modules.
David A. Jorgensen, University of Texas at Arlington
Graham J. Leuschke*, Syracuse University
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
(105413192)

5:00 p.m.
Orbit closures in varieties parametrizing the objects in the derived category.
Dag Madsen*, Syracuse University
(105416277)

5:30 p.m.
On the representation type of quivers.
Calin Ioan Chindris*, University of Iowa
(105416184)

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Algebraic Geometry and Noncommutative Algebra, II
Room 142, Engineering 2 Organizers: Kenneth R. Goodearl, University of California Santa Barbara goodearl@math.ucsb.edu
Daniel S. Rogalski, University of California San Diego drogalsk@math.ucsd.edu
James Zhang, University of Washington zhang@math.washington.edu

3:30 p.m.
Enumeration of torusinvariant primitive ideals in quantum matrices.
Jason P Bell*, Department of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University
Karel Casteels, Department of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University
Stephane Launois, Department of Mathematics, University of Kent
(105416199)

4:00 p.m.
Finding generators of $H$prime ideals in $O_q(M_{m,n}(C))$ using graph theory.
Karel Casteels*, Simon Fraser University
(105417198)

4:30 p.m.
FrobeniusSchur indicators of representations of Hopf algebras and the trace of the antipode.
Yevgenia Kashina, DePaul University
M. Susan Montgomery*, University of Southern California
Siuhung Richard Ng, Iowa State University
(10541648)

5:00 p.m.
A tracelike invariant for representations of Hopf algebras.
Andrea Jedwab*, University of Southern California
(105416136)

5:30 p.m.
Cohomology of pointed Hopf algebras.
Mitja Mastnak, Saint Mary's University
Julia Pevtsova*, University of Washington
Peter Schauenburg, U. Munchen
Sarah Witherspoon, Texas A&M
(105416127)
Sunday November 8, 2009

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Room 277, Surge Building

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 284, Surge Building

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Research Conducted by Students, III
Room 1125, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Robert G. Niemeyer, University of California Riverside niemeyer@math.ucr.edu
Jack R. Bennett, University of California Riverside jack@math.ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Applications, III
Room 2130, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Michael L. Green, California State Polytechnic University Pomona mlgreen@csupomona.edu
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu
Randall J. Swift, California State Polytechnic University Pomona rjswift@csupomona.edu

8:00 a.m.
Stochastic methods and boundary behavior of harmonic functions.
Mike O'Neill*, Claremont McKenna College
(105460118)

8:30 a.m.
A Spectral Representation of a Class of Nonstationary Processes.
Randall J Swift*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(105460126)

9:00 a.m.
Topics in Spacetime Modelling.
Daryl Daley*, Australian National University
(105460299)

9:30 a.m.
Markov Processes Having Transition Steps of Size One & Two.
Alan Krinik*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Ken Shun, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(105460115)

10:00 a.m.
On the power of a queueing system.
Gerardo Rubino*, INRIA
(105460246)

10:30 a.m.
Blind Fair Routing in LargeScale Service Systems with Heterogeneous Customers and Servers.
Amy R. Ward*, University of Southern California
Mor Armony, New York University
(105460147)

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras, III
Room 172, Surge Building Organizers: Marta Asaeda, University of California Riverside marta@math.ucr.edu
Aviv Censor, University of California Riverside avivc@math.ucr.edu
Adrian Ioana, Clay Institute and Caltech adiioana@math.ucla.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Global Riemannian Geometry, III
Room 1134, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Fred Wilhelm, University of California Riverside fred@math.ucr.edu
Peter Petersen, University of California Los Angeles petersen@math.ucla.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Combinatorics, III
Room 268, Surge Building Organizers: MeiChu Chang, University of California Riverside mcc@math.ucr.edu
Alex Gamburd, University of California Santa Cruz and Northwestern University agamburd@math.northwestern.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, III
Room A125, Bourns Hall Organizers: Alissa S. Crans, Loyola Marymount University acrans@lmu.edu
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry, III
Room 171, Surge Building Organizers: Vasiliy Dolgushev, University of California Riverside vasiliyd@ucr.edu
Wee Liang Gan, University of California Riverside wlgan@math.ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory, III
Room 1006, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North Organizers: Vyjayanthi Chari, University of California Riverside vyjayanc@ucr.edu
Wee Liang Gan, University of California Riverside wlgan@math.ucr.edu
Jacob Greenstein, University of California Riverside jacobg@ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fluid Mechanics, III
Room 1132, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: James Kelliher, University of California Riverside kelliher@math.ucr.edu
Qi Zhang, University of California Riverside qizhang@math.ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Some models related to the stabilizing effect of convection in Fluid.
M Li*, University of Colorado at Boulder
T H Hou, California Institute of Technology
(105435275)

8:30 a.m.
Wellposedness of a multidimensional aggregation equation.
Andrea Bertozzi*, University of California Los Angeles
Thomas Laurent, UCLA
(10547657)

9:00 a.m.
Blowup in multidimensional aggregation equations.
Thomas Laurent*, University of California, Los Angeles
(105435261)

9:30 a.m.
Gaussian Upper Bound of a Parabolic Equation Arising in the study of the NavierStokes Equations.
Jennifer Burke Loftus*, University of California, Riverside
(105435283)

10:00 a.m.
Well posedness of some stochastic geophysical models.
Mohammed B Ziane*, University of Southern California
Nathan GlattHoltz, Indiana University
(105435213)

10:30 a.m.
Gevreyclass regularity for the Euler equations on a domain with boundary.
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California
Vlad Vicol*, University of Southern California
(105435182)

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Algebraic Structures, III
Room 173, Surge Building Organizers: John Baez, University of California Riverside baez@math.ucr.edu
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside jbergner@math.ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knotting Around Dimension Three: A Special Session in Memory of XiaoSong Lin, III
Room B118, Bourns Hall Organizers: Martin Scharlemann, University of California Santa Barbara mgscharl@math.ucsb.edu
Mohammed Ait Nouh, University of California Riverside maitnouh@math.ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fractal Geometry, Dynamical Systems, Number Theory and Analysis on Rough Spaces, III
Room 1121, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Michel L. Lapidus, University of California Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu
Hung Lu, Hawaii Pacific University hlu@hpu.edu
Erin P. J. Pearse, University of Iowa erinpearse@uiowa.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Finite Dimensional Algebras, III
Room 1002, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North Organizers: Frauke Bleher, University of Iowa fbleher@math.uiowa.edu
Birge HuisgenZimmermann, University of California at Santa Barbara birge@math.ucsb.edu
Markus Schmidmeier, Florida Atlantic University markus@math.fau.edu

8:30 a.m.
Endotrivial modules.
Jon F Carlson*, University of Georgia
Nadia Mazza, Lancaster University
Jacques Thévenaz, EPFL
(105420124)

9:00 a.m.
AuslanderReiten theory for modules of finite complexity over selfinjective algebras.
Dan Zacharia*, Syracuse University
(10541695)

9:30 a.m.
Universal deformation rings and dihedral blocks with two simple modules.
Frauke M. Bleher, The University of Iowa
Jennifer B. Froelich*, Dickinson College
Giovanna Llosent, California State University, San Bernardino
(10542077)

10:00 a.m.
Universal deformation rings of modules over selfinjective algebras.
Jose A. Velez*, University of Iowa, Department of Mathematics
(105416113)

10:30 a.m.
A key module over pure semisimple rings.
Nguyen Viet Dung*, Ohio UniversityZanesville, USA
(10541692)

Sunday November 8, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on CalabiYau Manifolds, II
Room 141, Engineering 2 Organizers: Owen Dearricott, University of California Riverside owen.dearricott@ucr.edu
Jun Li, Stanford University jli@math.stanford.edu
Bun Wong, University of California Riverside wong@math.ucr.edu
YatSun Poon, University of California Riverside ypoon@math.ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, III
Room 1130, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California nhaydn@usc.edu
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University hu@math.msu.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Algebraic Geometry and Noncommutative Algebra, III
Room 142, Engineering 2 Organizers: Kenneth R. Goodearl, University of California Santa Barbara goodearl@math.ucsb.edu
Daniel S. Rogalski, University of California San Diego drogalsk@math.ucsd.edu
James Zhang, University of Washington zhang@math.washington.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 10:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 143, Engineering 2 Organizers: Christopher Hacon, University of Utah hacon@math.utah.edu
Ziv Ran, University of California Riverside ziv.ran@ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Classification of algebraic varieties.
Room 1020, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North
Christopher Hacon*, University of Utah

Sunday November 8, 2009, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Toward high genus GWinvariants of quintic CalabiYau threefolds.
Room 1020, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North
Jun Li*, Stanford University

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Research Conducted by Students, IV
Room 1125, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Robert G. Niemeyer, University of California Riverside niemeyer@math.ucr.edu
Jack R. Bennett, University of California Riverside jack@math.ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Knotting Around Dimension Three: A Special Session in Memory of XiaoSong Lin, IV
Room B118, Bourns Hall Organizers: Martin Scharlemann, University of California Santa Barbara mgscharl@math.ucsb.edu
Mohammed Ait Nouh, University of California Riverside maitnouh@math.ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Applications, IV
Room 2130, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Michael L. Green, California State Polytechnic University Pomona mlgreen@csupomona.edu
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu
Randall J. Swift, California State Polytechnic University Pomona rjswift@csupomona.edu

3:00 p.m.
The Role of Neck Linker Extension in Kinesin Stepping.
John Fricks*, Penn State University
Matthew Kutys, University of North Carolina
John Hughes, Penn State University
William Hancock, Penn State University
(105492134)

3:30 p.m.
Simulation reductions for the Ising model.
Mark L. Huber*, Claremont McKenna College
(105460119)

4:00 p.m.
Manycore statistical inference of stochastic processes: a bright computational future.
Marc A Suchard*, Department of Biomathematics, University of California, Los Angeles
Andrew Rambaut, Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh
(105462171)

4:30 p.m.
Compressed Diffusion Maps.
Blake A Hunter*, University of California, Davis
Thomas Strohmer, University of California, Davis
(105465208)

5:00 p.m.
A method to detect discordant subjects in linear mixedeffect models.
Jungwon (Chris) Mun*, California State Polytechnic University
(105460248)

5:30 p.m.
Simulation of multivariate random variables using a nonGaussian copula.
Amir AghaKouchak*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA
(10546036)

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras, IV
Room 172, Surge Building Organizers: Marta Asaeda, University of California Riverside marta@math.ucr.edu
Aviv Censor, University of California Riverside avivc@math.ucr.edu
Adrian Ioana, Clay Institute and Caltech adiioana@math.ucla.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Global Riemannian Geometry, IV
Room 1134, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Fred Wilhelm, University of California Riverside fred@math.ucr.edu
Peter Petersen, University of California Los Angeles petersen@math.ucla.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on CalabiYau Manifolds, II
Room 141, Engineering 2 Organizers: Owen Dearricott, University of California Riverside owen.dearricott@ucr.edu
Jun Li, Stanford University jli@math.stanford.edu
Bun Wong, University of California Riverside wong@math.ucr.edu
YatSun Poon, University of California Riverside ypoon@math.ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Combinatorics, IV
Room 268, Surge Building Organizers: MeiChu Chang, University of California Riverside mcc@math.ucr.edu
Alex Gamburd, University of California Santa Cruz and Northwestern University agamburd@math.northwestern.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 143, Engineering 2 Organizers: Christopher Hacon, University of Utah hacon@math.utah.edu
Ziv Ran, University of California Riverside ziv.ran@ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry, IV
Room 171, Surge Building Organizers: Vasiliy Dolgushev, University of California Riverside vasiliyd@ucr.edu
Wee Liang Gan, University of California Riverside wlgan@math.ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory, IV
Room 1006, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North Organizers: Vyjayanthi Chari, University of California Riverside vyjayanc@ucr.edu
Wee Liang Gan, University of California Riverside wlgan@math.ucr.edu
Jacob Greenstein, University of California Riverside jacobg@ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fluid Mechanics, IV
Room 1132, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: James Kelliher, University of California Riverside kelliher@math.ucr.edu
Qi Zhang, University of California Riverside qizhang@math.ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fractal Geometry, Dynamical Systems, Number Theory and Analysis on Rough Spaces, IV
Room 1121, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South Organizers: Michel L. Lapidus, University of California Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu
Hung Lu, Hawaii Pacific University hlu@hpu.edu
Erin P. J. Pearse, University of Iowa erinpearse@uiowa.edu

3:00 p.m.
On volume and surface area of parallel sets.
Steffen Winter*, Universtität Karlsruhe, Germany
Jan Rataj, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic
(105451190)

3:30 p.m.
Harmonic analysis of selfsimilar measures.
Palle E. T. Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(10544646)

4:00 p.m.
Equidistribution of Galois and betaconjugates of Parry numbers near the unit circle.
JeanLouis VergerGaugry*, Institut Fourier, CNRS, Université de Grenoble I
(105411233)

4:30 p.m.
Growth Degree of Limits of Vertex Replacement Rules.
Michelle Previte*, Penn State Erie
Joseph P Previte, Penn State Erie
Mary Vanderschoot, Wheaton College
(10545124)

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Finite Dimensional Algebras, IV
Room 1002, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North Organizers: Frauke Bleher, University of Iowa fbleher@math.uiowa.edu
Birge HuisgenZimmermann, University of California at Santa Barbara birge@math.ucsb.edu
Markus Schmidmeier, Florida Atlantic University markus@math.fau.edu

3:00 p.m.
Module categories associated to the words in Coxeter groups.
Gordana G Todorov*, Northeastern University
Claire Amiot, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Idun Reiten, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology
(105416230)

3:30 p.m.
Clustertilted algebras without clusters.
Ibrahim Assem, Universite Sherbrooke
Thomas Bruestle, Universite Sherbrooke
Ralf Schiffler*, University of Connecticut
(105416140)

4:00 p.m.
Complexity of finitely generated modules.
Tom Howard*, UCSB
(105416186)

4:30 p.m.
The problem of a nilpotent linear operator with two invariant subspaces.
Audrey N. Moore*, Delaware State University
(105447258)

5:00 p.m.
Slices, Tilting Sets, and Annihilating Sequences of BGPReflection Functors.
Helene R Tyler*, Manhattan College
(105416164)

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Algebraic Structures, IV
Room 173, Surge Building Organizers: John Baez, University of California Riverside baez@math.ucr.edu
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside jbergner@math.ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Algebraic Geometry and Noncommutative Algebra, IV
Room 142, Engineering 2 Organizers: Kenneth R. Goodearl, University of California Santa Barbara goodearl@math.ucsb.edu
Daniel S. Rogalski, University of California San Diego drogalsk@math.ucsd.edu
James Zhang, University of Washington zhang@math.washington.edu

3:00 p.m.
Clifford algebras of ternary forms and vector bundles on cubic surfaces.
Emre Coskun, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Rajesh S Kulkarni*, Michigan State University
(105416274)

3:30 p.m.
Graded Skew Clifford Algebras and their Associated Geometry.
Thomas Cassidy, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Michaela Vancliff*, University of Texas at Arlington
(10541672)

4:00 p.m.
$K_2$ algebras and $A_\infty$ structures.
Pete Goetz*, Humboldt State University
(105416256)

4:30 p.m.
The Koszul property as a homeomorphism invariant and a measure of singularities.
Brad S Shelton*, OR
Hal Sadofsky, OR
(105455226)

5:00 p.m.
Geometry of 'spaces' represented by triangulated categories.
Alexander Rosenberg*, Department of Mathematics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
(105418305)
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