AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Sunday, April 18, 2010 21:23:43
Program 
Deadlines 
Registration/Housing/Etc.
Inquiries: meet@ams.org
2010 Spring Central Section Meeting
St. Paul, MN, April 1011, 2010 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1058
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS
benkart@math.wisc.edu
Sunday April 11, 2010

Sunday April 11, 2010, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, Olin Rice Hall

Sunday April 11, 2010, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Lobby, Olin Rice Hall

Sunday April 11, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Equations and Applications, III
Room 009, Old Main
Organizers:
Nicolai Tarfulea, Purdue University Calumet tarfulea@calumet.purdue.edu
Catalin Turc, Case Western Reserve University catalin.turc@case.edu

8:00 a.m.
A study of incompressible flow with surfactant monolayer.
YuenYick Kwan, Tulane University
Jinhae Park*, Purdue University
Jie Shen, Purdue University
(105876207)

8:30 a.m.
Local adaptive radiation condition and overlapping domain decomposition methods for Helmholtz equation.
Yassine Boubendir*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(105865229)

9:00 a.m.
Numerical Solution of Coupled StokesDarcy Flow.
Svetlana Tlupova*, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
(105835146)

9:30 a.m.
Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for Magnetohydrodynamics.
James A Rossmanith*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(10586569)

10:00 a.m.
Application of Discontinuous Galerkin Methods to Kinetic Problems with GasSurface Interaction.
Alexander Alekseenko*, California State University, Northridge
(105865295)

10:30 a.m.
Exponential Stability And Instability In Finite Delay Nonlinear Volterra Integrodifferential Equations.
Youssef N Raffoul*, University of Dayton
(10583465)

Sunday April 11, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Matrices and Graphs, III
Room 100, Olin Rice Hall
Organizers:
Luz M. DeAlba, Drake University luz.dealba@drake.edu
Adam Berliner, St. Olaf College berliner@stolaf.edu
Leslie Hogben, Iowa State University lhogben@iastate.edu
InJae Kim, Minnesota State University injae.kim@mnsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Sign patterns that require or allow powerpositivity.
Minerva Catral*, Iowa State University
Leslie Hogben, Iowa State University
D. D. Olesky, University of Victoria
P. van den Driessche, University of Victoria
(105815136)

8:30 a.m.
Strongly Eventually Nonnegative Matrices.
Minerva Catral, Iowa State University
Craig Erickson*, Iowa State University
Leslie Hogben, Iowa State University
D. D. Olesky, University of Victoria
P. van den Driessche, University of Victoria
(105815147)

9:00 a.m.
Spectrally arbitrary patterns over finite fields.
Elizabeth J. Bodine*, Washington State University
Judith J. McDonald, Washington State University
(105815275)

9:30 a.m.
Complex Spectrally Arbitrary Patterns.
Amy A Yielding*, Eastern Oregon University
(10581555)

10:00 a.m.
Spectrally Arbitrary Ray Patterns.
Judith J. McDonald*, Washington State University
Jeff Stuart, Pacific Luthern University
(105815214)

10:30 a.m.
Preliminary Report on Sets of Inertias for Matrix Patterns.
Michael S. Cavers*, University of Regina
(10581542)

Sunday April 11, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Physical Knotting and Linking and its Applications, III
Room 213, Humanities Building
Organizers:
Eric Rawdon, University of St. Thomas ejrawdon@stthomas.edu
Yuanan Diao, University of North Carolina at Charlotte yuanandiao@uncc.edu
Claus Ernst, Western Kentucky University claus.ernst@wku.edu

8:30 a.m.
Intrinsic symmetries of knots and links.
Jason Cantarella, University of Georgia
Jason Parsley*, Wake Forest University
(105857277)

9:00 a.m.
On the Ropelength of Alternating Conformations.
R Trapp*, Cal State San Bernardino
S. Sadjadi, SUNY Buffalo
J. Alley, University of Nebraska
C. Mathes, Willamette University
(105857201)

9:30 a.m.
Lessons from the \texttt{ridgerunner} collection of tight knots.
Jason Cantarella*, University of Georgia
Ted Ashton, None.
Michael Piatek, University of Washington
Eric Rawdon, University of St. Thomas
(105853259)

10:00 a.m.
Flat Ribbon Links in $\mathbb{R}^2$.
Elizabeth Denne*, Smith College
John M Sullivan, TU Berlin
Nancy Wrinkle, Northeastern Illinois University
(105857106)

10:30 a.m.
Knots and Links as Collections of Annuli with Minimal Modulus.
Robert B. Kusner*, GANG & Math: University of Massachusetts at Amherst
(105853127)

Sunday April 11, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Hecke Algebras and Deformations in Geometry and Topology, III
Room 250, Olin Rice Hall
Organizers:
Matthew Douglass, University of North Texas douglass@unt.edu
Anne Shepler, University of North Texas ashepler@unt.edu

8:30 a.m.
Graded Hecke algebras and deformations of crossed products.
Anne V. Shepler, University of North Texas
Sarah Witherspoon*, Texas A&M University
(105816144)

9:00 a.m.
A conjecture of Duflo and the Ext algebra of branes.
Andrei Caldararu*, UW Madison
Junwu Tu, UW Madison
Damien Calaque, University of Lyon, France
(105814300)

9:30 a.m.
From Hecke Algebras to Brauer Graph Algebras.
Sibylle Schroll*, University of Leicester
(105816183)

10:00 a.m.
Hochschild invariants for curved algebras and LandauGinzburg models.
Junwu Tu*, Math Department, UW madison
(105818159)

10:30 a.m.
Koszul selfinjective algebras and their deformations.
Nicole J. Snashall*, University of Leicester, UK
(105816116)

Sunday April 11, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fractals, Convolution Measures, and Frames, III
Room 112, Humanities Building
Organizers:
Keri Kornelson, University of Oklahoma kkornelson@math.ou.edu
Karen Shuman, Grinnell College shumank@math.grinnell.edu

8:30 a.m.
Building fractal space GMRAs from filters.
Kathy D. Merrill*, Colorado College
(105841227)

9:00 a.m.
Abstract generalized multiresolution structures.
Lawrence W. Baggett*, University of Colorado
Veronika Furst, Fort Lewis College
Kathy Merrill, The Colorado College
Judith Packer, University of Colorado
(10584392)

9:30 a.m.
On induced representations of BaumslagSolitar groups and existence of wavelet sets.
Judith A Packer*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(105842170)

10:00 a.m.
On Common Fundamental Domains.
Dorin Dutkay, University of Central Florida
Deguang Han, University of Central Florida
Palle Jorgensen, University of Iowa
Gabriel Picioroaga*, University of South Dakota
(105822117)

10:30 a.m.
Nonirreducible Gibbs States over Finite and Infinite Alphabets.
E Andrei Ghenciu*, East Central University
(105837184)

Sunday April 11, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Developments in Cell and Systems Biology, III
Room 002, Old Main
Organizers:
Anastasios Matzavinos, Iowa State University tasos@iastate.edu
Nicoleta Eugenia Tarfulea, Purdue University Calumet ntarfule@calumet.purdue.edu

8:30 a.m.
Stochastic analysis of the motion of DNA nanomechanical bipeds.
Iddo BenAri, University of Connecticut
Khalid Boushaba, Iowa State University
Anastasios Matzavinos, Iowa State University
Alexander Roitershtein*, Iowa State University
(105860246)

9:30 a.m.
Role of microenvironment in cancer progression : A mathematical model.
Yangjin Kim*, University of Michigan
Avner Friedman, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University
Julie Wallace, Human Cancer Genetics, Ohio State University
Fu Li, Ohio State University
Michael Ostrowski, Ohio State University
(10589241)

10:00 a.m.
Modeling ischemic cutaneous wounds.
chuan xue*, Mathematical Biosciences Institute\unknownmultibyte{xFF0C} Ohio State University
(10589276)

10:30 a.m.
Novel clustering methods for the analysis of biological data.
Sijia Liu*, Iowa State University, Department of Mathematics
(105892225)

Sunday April 11, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of a Geometric Approach to Chaotic Dynamics, III
Room 010, Old Main
Organizers:
Evelyn Sander, George Mason University esander@gmu.edu
Judy Kennedy, Lamar University kennedy9905@gmail.com
James Yorke, University of Maryland yorke@umd.edu

8:30 a.m.
Dynamic Classification of Sierpinski Curve Julia Sets.
Robert L. Devaney*, Boston University
(10583708)

9:00 a.m.
The classification of expansive attractors on surfaces.
Brian F Martensen*, Minnesota State University
Marcy Barge, Montana State University
(105837121)

9:30 a.m.
Complex Dynamics of Rational Maps.
Elizabeth D Russell*, US Military Academy (West Point)
(105837125)

10:00 a.m.
Pseudoarcs and generalized inverse limits.
Sina Greenwood, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Judy A. Kennedy*, Lamar University, Beaumont, TX
(105837156)

10:30 a.m.
Spaces of sigma finite linear measure.
Edward D Tymchatyn*, University of Saskatchewan
Ihor Stasyuk, University of Saskatchewan
(105837109)

Sunday April 11, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Quantum Invariants of 3manifolds and Modular Categories, III
Room 226, Humanities Building
Organizers:
Thang Le, Georgia Institute of Technology letu@math.gatech.edu
Eric Rowell, Texas A&M University rowell@math.tamu.edu
Vladimir Touraev, Indiana University vtouraev@indiana.edu

8:30 a.m.
How to obtain invariants of linked surfaces in the 4space from a link homology theory.
Oleg Viro*, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Stony Brook University, NY
(105857186)

9:00 a.m.
Commutative Frobenius Algebras and 3dimensional Compression Bordisms.
Uwe Kaiser*, Boise State University
(105857224)

9:30 a.m.
A Generalization of the Turaev Cobracket and the Minimal SelfIntersection Number.
Patricia Cahn*, Dartmouth College
(10585774)

10:00 a.m.
Maslov index, Lagrangians, Mapping Class Groups and TQFT.
Patrick M Gilmer*, Louisiana State Univiersity
Gregor Masbaum, Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu (UMR 7586 du CNRS)
(10585790)

10:30 a.m.
Virtual linking numbers and the Conway polynomial.
Sergei Chmutov*, Ohio State University, Mansfield
(105857249)

Sunday April 11, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic and Extremal Combinatorics, III
Room 150, Olin Rice Hall
Organizers:
Ryan Martin, Iowa State University rymartin@iastate.edu
Maria Axenovich, Iowa State University axenovic@iastate.edu

8:30 a.m.
On characterising Vizing's edge colouring bound.
Penny Haxell*, University of Waterloo
(105805157)

9:00 a.m.
A spectral version of the degreediameter problem.
M Cioaba Sebastian*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19713 USA
(105805100)

9:30 a.m.
Finding a large balanced bipartite subgraph with high minimum degree.
Stephen G Hartke*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Tyler Seacrest, University of NebraskaLincoln
(105805208)

10:00 a.m.
Graph Classes Determined by Convexity Notions in Graphs.
Ortrud R Oellermann*, University of Winnipeg
(105805151)

10:30 a.m.
Rainbow Matching in EdgeColored Graphs.
Timothy D. LeSaulnier, University of Illinois
Christopher Stocker, University of Illinois
Paul S. Wenger, University of Illinois
Douglas B. West*, University of Illinois
(10580567)

Sunday April 11, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, III
Room 353, Olin Rice Hall
Organizers:
Michael Axtell, University of St. Thomas maxtell@stthomas.edu
Joe Stickles, Millikin University jstickles@millikin.edu

8:30 a.m.
CutVertices and CutSets on ZeroDivisor Graphs.
Benjamin Coté, University of Idaho
Caroline Ewing, Colorado College
Michael Huhn, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Chelsea M Plaut, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Darrin Weber*, Millikin University
(10581375)

9:00 a.m.
Almost principal ideals in R[x].
Thomas G Lucas*, University of North Carolina Charlotte
(10581399)

9:30 a.m.
Erd{ő}sZaks All Divisor Sets.
Scott T Chapman*, Sam Houston State University
William W Smith, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(105813270)

10:00 a.m.
Zerodivisors, zerodivisor graphs, and cut vertices.
Shane P Redmond*, Eastern Kentucky University
(10581349)

10:30 a.m.
Block diagonal matrices and sums of units over Pruefer domains.
Peter Vamos, University of Exeter
Sylvia M Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(105813167)

Sunday April 11, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Cohomology and Representation Theory of Algebraic Groups and Related Structures, III
Room 243, Olin Rice Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Bendel, University of WisconsinStout bendelc@uwstout.edu
Bobbe Cooper, University of Minnesota bcooper@math.umn.edu
Terrell Hodge, Western Michigan University terrell.hodge@wmich.edu

8:30 a.m.
On cohomology and support varieties for Lie superalgebras.
Irfan Bagci*, University of California, Riverside
(105817120)

9:00 a.m.
Cohomology rings of infinitesimal unipotent algebraic and quantum groups.
Christopher M. Drupieski*, University of Georgia
Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia
Nham Ngo, University of Georgia
(105820169)

9:30 a.m.
Computing Lie Algebra Cohomology for $p=2$.
Caroline B. Wright*, University of Arizona
(105818230)

10:00 a.m.
Cohomology of Finite Groups of Lie Type.
Christopher P. Bendel, University of WisconsinStout
Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia
Cornelius Pillen*, University of South Alabama
(105820188)

10:30 a.m.
Finite generation of cohomology rings for classes of infinite groups.
Lizhen Ji, University of Michgan, Ann Arbor, MI
Zongzhu Lin*, Kansas State University
(105820291)

Sunday April 11, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Flows, Moving Frames and Integrable Systems, III
Room 110, Humanities Building
Organizers:
Gloria MariBeffa, University of WisconsinMadison maribeff@math.wisc.edu
Peter Olver, University of Minnesota olver@math.umn.edu

8:30 a.m.
Totally quasiumbilic timelike surfaces in $\mathbb{R}^{1,2}$.
Jeanne N. Clelland*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(105853216)

9:00 a.m.
Objectimage correspondence for curves under central and parallel projections.
Joseph M Burdis, North Carolina State University
Irina A Kogan*, North Carolina State University
(105853142)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion

10:00 a.m.
On geometric integrability of discrete systems.
Adam Doliwa*, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland
(10583768)

10:30 a.m.
Integrable evolution equations on spaces of tensor densities.
Jonatan Lenells, Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge UK
Gerard Misiolek, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Feride Tiglay*, EPFL (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne), Switzerland
(105835104)

Sunday April 11, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Representation Theory, III
Room 241, Olin Rice Hall
Organizers:
Tom Halverson, Macalester College halverson@macalester.edu
Victor Reiner, University of Minnesota reiner@math.umn.edu

Sunday April 11, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Order, III
Room 301, Olin Rice Hall
Organizers:
Jeffrey Olson, Norwich University jolson@norwich.edu
Jeremy Alm, Illinois College alm.academic@gmail.com
Kristi Meyer, Wisconsin Lutheran College kristi.meyer@wlc.edu
Japheth Wood, Bard College jwood@bard.edu

Sunday April 11, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partition Theory and the Combinatorics of Symmetric Functions, III
Room 350, Olin Rice Hall
Organizers:
Eric S. Egge, Carleton College eegge@carleton.edu
Kristina Garrett, St. Olaf College garrettk@stolaf.edu

9:00 a.m.
A Modified Inverse Kostka Matrix.
Eric S. Egge, Carleton College
Nicholas A. Loehr*, Virginia Tech
Gregory S. Warrington, University of Vermont
(105805150)

9:30 a.m.
A skew Pieri rule.
Sami H Assaf*, MIT
Peter R.W. McNamara, Bucknell University
(105805189)

10:00 a.m.
A basis for the coinvariant space for quasisymmetric polynomials.
Sarah K Mason*, University of California, San Diego
Aaron Lauve, Texas A&M University
(105805287)

10:30 a.m.
Generating functions for the number of consecutive occurrences of nonoverlapping patterns in permutations and cycles.
Jeffrey B. Remmel*, University of California, San Diego
(105805220)

Sunday April 11, 2010, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
From monoidal categories to 3manifold invariants and back.
J. B. Davis Lecture Hall, Campus Center
Vladimir Turaev*, Indiana University
(10585702)

Sunday April 11, 2010, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Reciprocity laws in number theory.
J. B. Davis Lecture Hall, Campus Center
Matthew James Emerton*, Northwestern University

Sunday April 11, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Physical Knotting and Linking and its Applications, IV
Room 213, Humanities Building
Organizers:
Eric Rawdon, University of St. Thomas ejrawdon@stthomas.edu
Yuanan Diao, University of North Carolina at Charlotte yuanandiao@uncc.edu
Claus Ernst, Western Kentucky University claus.ernst@wku.edu

2:30 p.m.
Transport properties of knotted polymers and DNA.
Marc L. Mansfield*, Dept. of Chemistry, Chemical Biology, and Biomedical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology
(105882213)

3:00 p.m.
Supercoiled DNA minicircles.
Lynn Zechiedrich*, Baylor College of Medicine
Jonathan M. Fogg, Baylor College of Medicine
Daniel J. Catanese, Jr., Baylor College of Medicine
Donald Schrock, University of Texas M.D. Anderson
Brian Gilbert, Baylor College of Medicine
Nianxi Zhao, Methodist Hospital
Youli Zu, Methodist Hospital
(10589277)

3:30 p.m.
Physical Knots.
Thomas W Kephart*, Vanderbilt University
(10585144)

4:00 p.m.
The linking number and writhe of uniform random walks and polygons in confined spaces.
Kenneth C Millett*, University of California, Santa Barbara
E. Panagiotou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
S. Lambropoulou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
(10585798)

4:30 p.m.
Using tangling to distinguish polymer packing.
Jonathan K Simon*, Department of Mathematics, University of Iowa
Eric J Rawdon, Department of Mathematics, University of St. Thomas
Robert G Scharein, Hypnagogic Software
(105882179)

5:00 p.m.
Symmetrybreaking in cumulative measures of shapes of polymer models.
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara
Eric J. Rawdon*, University of Saint Thomas
Andrzej Stasiak, University of Lausanne
Vy Tran, University of Saint Thomas
(105857187)

Sunday April 11, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Hecke Algebras and Deformations in Geometry and Topology, IV
Room 250, Olin Rice Hall
Organizers:
Matthew Douglass, University of North Texas douglass@unt.edu
Anne Shepler, University of North Texas ashepler@unt.edu

Sunday April 11, 2010, 2:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Fractals, Convolution Measures, and Frames, IV
Room 112, Humanities Building
Organizers:
Keri Kornelson, University of Oklahoma kkornelson@math.ou.edu
Karen Shuman, Grinnell College shumank@math.grinnell.edu

2:30 p.m.
KadisonSinger Meets Signal Processing.
Peter G. Casazza*, University of Missouri
Janet C. Tremain, University of Missouri
Matt Fickus, Air Force Institute of Technology
Dustin Mixon, Princeton University
(10584246)

3:00 p.m.
Discussion

Sunday April 11, 2010, 2:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Developments in Cell and Systems Biology, IV
Room 002, Old Main
Organizers:
Anastasios Matzavinos, Iowa State University tasos@iastate.edu
Nicoleta Eugenia Tarfulea, Purdue University Calumet ntarfule@calumet.purdue.edu

Sunday April 11, 2010, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Equations and Applications, IV
Room 009, Old Main
Organizers:
Nicolai Tarfulea, Purdue University Calumet tarfulea@calumet.purdue.edu
Catalin Turc, Case Western Reserve University catalin.turc@case.edu

Sunday April 11, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Invariants of 3manifolds and Modular Categories, IV
Room 226, Humanities Building
Organizers:
Thang Le, Georgia Institute of Technology letu@math.gatech.edu
Eric Rowell, Texas A&M University rowell@math.tamu.edu
Vladimir Touraev, Indiana University vtouraev@indiana.edu

2:30 p.m.
Quantum form of the Reidemeister torsion of a knot complement.
Charles D Frohman, The University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, National Science Foundation
(105857152)

3:00 p.m.
Reidemeister Torsion and the Apolynomial.
Charles D Frohman*, The University of Iowa
Joanna M KaniaBartoszynska, National Science Foundation
(10585706)

3:30 p.m.
The Kauffman bracket skein algebra and the quantum Teichmuller space.
Francis Bonahon, Univeristy of Southern California
Helen Wong*, Carleton College
(105857190)

4:00 p.m.
Quantum Teichmüller space and Kashaev algebra.
Ren Guo*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
Xiaobo Liu, Institute of Mathematics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(10585731)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion

Sunday April 11, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic and Extremal Combinatorics, IV
Room 150, Olin Rice Hall
Organizers:
Ryan Martin, Iowa State University rymartin@iastate.edu
Maria Axenovich, Iowa State University axenovic@iastate.edu

2:30 p.m.
On a conjecture of Erdos and Simonovits.
Jacques A Verstraete*, Department of Mathematics, University of California San Diego
Peter Keevash, University of London
Benny Sudakov, University of California, Los Angeles
(105805301)

3:00 p.m.
How to find a two coloring of ${1,2, ... ,n}$ that has few monochromatic constellations.
Steve Butler*, UCLA
Kevin Costello, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ron Graham, UCSD
(10580562)

3:30 p.m.
Planar graphs are 1relaxed, 4choosable.
H. A. Kierstead*, Arizona State University
William Cushing, Arizona State University
(10580597)

4:00 p.m.
An extension of Thomassen's results on 2 and 3extendable planar graphs.
Joan P. Hutchinson*, Macalester College
(105805148)

4:30 p.m.
Exit frequency matrices for finite Markov chains.
Andrew J Beveridge*, Macalester College
Laszlo Lovasz, Eotvos Lorand University
(105805298)

Sunday April 11, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Representation Theory, IV
Room 241, Olin Rice Hall
Organizers:
Tom Halverson, Macalester College halverson@macalester.edu
Victor Reiner, University of Minnesota reiner@math.umn.edu

Sunday April 11, 2010, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Order, IV
Room 301, Olin Rice Hall
Organizers:
Jeffrey Olson, Norwich University jolson@norwich.edu
Jeremy Alm, Illinois College alm.academic@gmail.com
Kristi Meyer, Wisconsin Lutheran College kristi.meyer@wlc.edu
Japheth Wood, Bard College jwood@bard.edu

Sunday April 11, 2010, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, IV
Room 353, Olin Rice Hall
Organizers:
Michael Axtell, University of St. Thomas maxtell@stthomas.edu
Joe Stickles, Millikin University jstickles@millikin.edu

Sunday April 11, 2010, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Flows, Moving Frames and Integrable Systems, IV
Room 110, Humanities Building
Organizers:
Gloria MariBeffa, University of WisconsinMadison maribeff@math.wisc.edu
Peter Olver, University of Minnesota olver@math.umn.edu

Sunday April 11, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Matrices and Graphs, IV
Room 100, Olin Rice Hall
Organizers:
Luz M. DeAlba, Drake University luz.dealba@drake.edu
Adam Berliner, St. Olaf College berliner@stolaf.edu
Leslie Hogben, Iowa State University lhogben@iastate.edu
InJae Kim, Minnesota State University injae.kim@mnsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
On nearly complete bipartite graphs.
YiFan Chen, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
HungLin Fu, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
InJae Kim*, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Eryn Stehr, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Brendon Watts, University of Oklahoma, Norman
(105815118)

3:00 p.m.
Connected Graphs with Minimum Skew Rank Equal to Four.
Luz M. DeAlba*, Drake University
(105815114)

3:30 p.m.
Computing the Modular Chromatic Number of Trees.
Todd G Will*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Futaba Okamoto, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
(105805133)

4:00 p.m.
On decomposition of a complete graph into Latin square graphs.
Jianmin Ma*, Oxford College, Emory University
(105805165)
Inquiries: meet@ams.org