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2010 Fall Western Section Meeting
Los Angeles, CA, October 910, 2010 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1063
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS
lapidus@math.ucr.edu,
lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday October 9, 2010

Saturday October 9, 2010, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit

Saturday October 9, 2010, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Ktheory, I
BH 5422, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside jbergner@ucr.edu
Christian Haesemeyer, University of California Los Angeles chh@math.ucla.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Number Theory, I
BH 2760, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
William Duke, University of California Los Angeles wdduke@ucla.edu
Ozlem Imamoglu, ETH Zurich ozlem@math.ethz.ch
Kimberly Hopkins, University of California Los Angeles khopkins@math.utexas.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Phenomena: Applications of PDEs to Fluid Flows, I
BH 5273, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California Los Angeles bertozzi@math.ucla.edu
Nebojsa Murisic, University of California Los Angeles nebo@math.ucla.edu
David Uminsky, University of California Los Angeles duminsky@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Viscous evolution of point vortex equilibria: The collinear state.
Fangxu Jing*, University of Southern California
Eva Kanso, University of Southern California
Paul K. Newton, University of Southern California
(106376245)

8:30 a.m.
A generalized BirkhoffRott equation for the 2D active scalar problems.
Hui Sun*, University of California, Los Angeles
David Uminsky, University of California, Los Angeles
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California, Los Angeles
(106376162)

9:00 a.m.
Highfidelity simulations and loworder modeling of vortexbody interactions in biomorphic locomotion.
Jeff D. Eldredge*, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
Chengjie Wang, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
(106376126)

9:30 a.m.
A multimoment vortex method for 2D viscous fluids.
David T Uminsky*, UCLA Mathematics
Gene Wayne, Boston Unversity, Mathematics
Alethea Barbaro, UCLA Mathematics
Vitalii Ostrovskyi, USC Mathematics
(106376259)

10:00 a.m.
Stability of icosahedral configurations of point vortices on a sphere.
Vitalii Ostrovskyi*, University of Southern California
Paul Newton, University of Southern California
(106337263)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Metric and Riemannian Methods in Shape Analysis, I
BH 5272, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California Los Angeles bertozzi@math.ucla.edu
Mario Micheli, University of California Los Angeles micheli@math.ucla.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Free Probability and Subfactors, I
MS 5137, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Edward Effros, University of California Los Angeles ege@math.ucla.edu
Dimitri Shlyakhtenko, University of California Los Angeles shlyakht@math.ucla.edu
DanVirgil Voiculescu, University of California Berkeley dvv@math.berkeley.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Rigidity in von Neumann Algebras and Ergodic Theory, I
MS 5138, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Adrian Ioana, University of California Los Angeles adiioana@math.ucla.edu
Narutaka Ozawa, Tokyo University narutaka@ms.utokyo.ac.jp
Sorin Popa, University of California Los Angeles popa@math.ucla.edu
Yehudah Shalom, University of California Los Angeles shalom@math.ucla.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Math Goes to the Movies
BH 5419, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Joseph Teran, University of California Los Angeles jteran@math.ucla.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Topology and Symplectic Geometry, I
MS 5117, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Robert Brown, University of California Los Angeles rfb@math.ucla.edu
Ciprian Manolescu, University of California Los Angeles cm@math.ucla.edu
Stefano Vidussi, University of California Riverside svidussi@ucr.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in Probability and Related Fields, I
MS 6229, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Marek Biskup, University of California Los Angeles biskup@math.ucla.edu
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research peres@microsoft.com
Sebastien Roch, University of California Los Angeles roch@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Nash Bargaining Exchange Networks: Fast Convergence of Natural Dynamics.
Mohsen Bayati, Stanford University
Christian Borgs, Microsoft Research
Jennifer Chayes*, Microsoft Research
Yashodhan Kanoria, Stanford University
Andrea Montanari, Stanford University
(106391257)

8:30 a.m.
Probability, Social Choice and Social Networks.
Elchanan Mossel*, U.C Berkeley and Weizmann
(106360150)

9:00 a.m.
Detection and Percolation on Mobile Geometric Graphs.
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research
Alistair Sinclair, UC Berkeley
Perla Sousi, Cambridge University
Alexandre Stauffer*, UC Berkeley
(106360222)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion

10:00 a.m.
Brownian motion with variable drift: 01 laws, hitting probabilities and multiple points.
Perla Sousi*, University of Cambridge
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA, USA
(106360208)

10:30 a.m.
Almost sure processlevel large deviations for random walk in random environment.
Firas RassoulAgha*, University of Utah
Timo Seppalainen, University of WisconsinMadison
(106360195)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models of Random Phenomena, I
BH 2444, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Mark Burgin, University of California Los Angeles mburgin@math.ucla.edu
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu

8:00 a.m.
Disrupting Terrorist Networks.
Susan E. Martonosi*, Harvey Mudd College
Douglas Altner, U.S. Naval Academy
(10639041)

8:30 a.m.
Near linear time perfect simulation of corrugated surfaces.
Mark L Huber*, Claremont McKenna College
(10636060)

9:00 a.m.
Sequential Hypothesis Testing for Pest Count Spatial GLMM Models.
Judy X. Li, Federal Drug Administration
Daniel R. Jeske*, University of California, Riverside
Jesus Lara, University of California, Riverside
Mark Hoddle, University of California, Riverside
(10636257)

9:30 a.m.
Optimization in Baseball Lineups.
Brandi Bailes, Cal Poly Pomona
Jenny Switkes*, Cal Poly Pomona
(10636052)

10:00 a.m.
Birthdays, Coupons, Hatchecks and Schur.
Barry C. Arnold*, University of California, Riverside
(10636023)

10:30 a.m.
The Mathematics of Cause and Effect.
Judea Pearl*, Department of Computer Science, UCLA,
(10639185)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, I
MS 5128, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Christoph Thiele, University of California Los Angeles thiele@math.ucla.edu
Ignacio UriarteTuero, Michigan State University ignacio@math.msu.edu
Alexander Volberg, Michigan State University volberg@math.msu

8:00 a.m.
Sharp norm inequalities for commutators of classical operators.
Kabe Moen*, Washington University in Saint Louis
David CruzUribe, Trinity College
(106342107)

8:30 a.m.
The multilinear strong maximal function.
Loukas Grafakos, University of Missouri, Columbia
Liguang Liu, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China
Carlos Pérez, Universidad de Sevilla, Seville, Spain
Rodolfo H. Torres*, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
(10634253)

9:00 a.m.
Proof of the HRT conjecture for special configurations.
Ciprian Demeter*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(10632650)

9:30 a.m.
On the finite linear independence of lattice Gabor systems.
Ciprian Demeter, Indiana University
S. Zubin Gautam*, Indiana University
(106342179)

10:00 a.m.
Extrapolation of Carleson measures and Muckenhoupt weights.
Steve Hofmann, University of MissouriColumbia
Jose Maria Martell*, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
(10634272)

10:30 a.m.
Harmonic measure and uniform rectifiability.
Steven C Hofmann*, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Missouri
(10634239)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Continuous and Discrete Dynamical Systems, I
MS 5118, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Mario Martelli, Claremont Graduate University mario.martelli@cgu.edu
Robert Sacker, University of Southern California rsacker@usc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Quantum and classical geometric phases in Nbody molecular dynamics each describe the motion of a moving frame corresponding to internal angular momentum.
F. J. Lin*, University of Southern California, Department of Mathematics
(10637019)

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic equivalences for linear dynamic equations.
Donald A Lutz*, San Diego State University
Sigrun Bodine, University of Puget Sound
(10633440)

9:30 a.m.
Lyapunov Exponents and Persistence.
Hal Smith*, Arizona State University
Paul Salceanu, University of Louisianna at Lafayette
(10633916)

10:00 a.m.
Bifurcation and invariant manifolds of competition models.
Saber N Elaydi*, Trinity University
(10633927)

10:30 a.m.
Stabilization Through Excitation.
Ami E. Radunskaya*, Pomona College, Claremont, CA
(10633730)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Global Geometric Analysis, I
MS 5127, Math Science Building
Organizers:
William Wylie, University of Pennsylvania wylie@math.upenn.edu
Joseph E. Borzellino, California State University San Luis Obispo jborzell@calpoly.edu
Peter Petersen, University of California Los Angeles petersen@math.ucla.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Criminality, I
BH 5264, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California Los Angeles bertozzi@math.ucla.edu
Martin Short, University of California Los Angeles mbshort@math.ucla.edu
George Mohler, University of California Los Angeles georgemohler@gmail.com

9:00 a.m.
Selfexciting Hurdle Models for Terrorism.
Michael D. Porter*, SPADAC
Gentry White, Institute for Social Science Research, The University of Queensland
(106362221)

9:30 a.m.
SelfExciting Point Process Models of Civilian Deaths in Iraq.
Erik Lewis*, University of California, Los Angeles
George Mohler, University of California, Los Angeles
P. Jeffrey Brantingham, University of California, Los Angeles
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California, Los Angeles
(10636224)

10:00 a.m.
Point process modeling and estimation of nearrepeat effects in crime data.
George O Mohler*, Santa Clara University
(106362252)

10:30 a.m.
Patterns in Offender Distance Decay and the Geographic Profiling Problem.
Mike O'Leary*, Towson University
(106391227)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics and Probability on Groups, I
MS 5147, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Jason Fulman, University of Southern California fulman@usc.edu
Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California guralnic@usc.edu
Igor Pak, University of California Los Angeles pak@math.ucla.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics, I
MS 5203, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Benny Sudakov, University of California Los Angeles bsudakov@math.ucla.edu
Jacques Verstraete, University of California San Diego jbaverstraete@gmail.com

9:00 a.m.
The Structure of Typical Hypergraphs with Local Constraints.
Dhruv Mubayi*, University of IllinoisChicago
Jozsef Balogh, UIUC
(10630577)

9:30 a.m.
Conflictfree colorings of uniform hypergraphs with few edges.
Alexandr Kostochka*, University of Illinois
Mohit Kumbhat, University of Illinois
Tomasz Luczak, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
(10630564)

10:00 a.m.
Quasirandomness of graph balanced cut properties.
Choongbum Lee*, UCLA
Hao Huang, UCLA
(106305125)

10:30 a.m.
Upper tails for cliques.
Jeff Kahn*, Rutgers University
(106305136)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of Nonlinear PDE, I
BH 5280, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Susan J. Friedlander, University of Southern California susanfri@usc.edu
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California kukavica@usc.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, I
BH 5420, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org
Carmen Caprau, California State University Fresno ccaprau@csufresno.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
New algorithms in information science.
MS 4000A, Math Science Building
Stanley J. Osher*, University of California Los Angeles
(10639405)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Moduli spaces for rings and ideals.
MS 4000A, Math Science Building
Melanie Matchett Wood*, Stanford University
(10631104)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Ktheory, II
BH 5422, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside jbergner@ucr.edu
Christian Haesemeyer, University of California Los Angeles chh@math.ucla.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Continuous and Discrete Dynamical Systems, II
MS 5118, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Mario Martelli, Claremont Graduate University mario.martelli@cgu.edu
Robert Sacker, University of Southern California rsacker@usc.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Number Theory, II
BH 2760, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
William Duke, University of California Los Angeles wdduke@ucla.edu
Ozlem Imamoglu, ETH Zurich ozlem@math.ethz.ch
Kimberly Hopkins, University of California Los Angeles khopkins@math.utexas.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Global Geometric Analysis, II
MS 5127, Math Science Building
Organizers:
William Wylie, University of Pennsylvania wylie@math.upenn.edu
Joseph E. Borzellino, California State University San Luis Obispo jborzell@calpoly.edu
Peter Petersen, University of California Los Angeles petersen@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
Second variation and stability for Ricci solitons.
HuaiDong Cao*, Lehigh University
Meng Zhu, Lehigh University
(106353177)

3:30 p.m.
Gradient Ricci Solitons.
Ovidiu Munteanu*, Columbia University, New York
(10635318)

4:00 p.m.
Correspondences of Hypersurfaces in Hyperbolic Poincaré Manifolds and Conformally Invariant PDEs.
Vincent Bonini*, California Polytechnic State University
José Espinar, Departmento de Geometría y Topología, Universidad de Granada, Spain
Jie Qing, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Santa Cruz
(106353154)

4:30 p.m.
"Recent results on nonlocal almost minimal boundaries.
M Cristina Caputo*, University of Arkansas
Nestor Guillen, University of Texas at Austin
(10633574)

5:00 p.m.
The extension results for the mean curvature flow.
Natasa Sesum*, Rutgers University
Nam Q Le, Columbia University
(10633538)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Criminality, II
BH 5264, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California Los Angeles bertozzi@math.ucla.edu
Martin Short, University of California Los Angeles mbshort@math.ucla.edu
George Mohler, University of California Los Angeles georgemohler@gmail.com

3:00 p.m.
A statistical mechanics approach to gang territoriality.
Alethea Barbaro*, UCLA
Lincoln Chayes, UCLA
Maria R. D'Orsogna, CSUN
(106370273)

3:30 p.m.
Simulating Gang Rivalries in Hollenbeck: An AgentBased Approach.
Laura M. Smith*, University of California, Los Angeles
(106391114)

4:00 p.m.
Optimal control of a model of offending and reoffending.
Ashley B. Pitcher*, Centre d'Analyse et de Mathématiques Sociales, L'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
(106349197)

4:30 p.m.
Tolerating crime to reduce crime.
Maria R D'Orsogna*, California State University at Northridge
Martin Short, University of California at Los Angeles
Jeff Brantingham, University of California at Los Angeles
(106391133)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Phenomena: Applications of PDEs to Fluid Flows, II
BH 5273, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California Los Angeles bertozzi@math.ucla.edu
Nebojsa Murisic, University of California Los Angeles nebo@math.ucla.edu
David Uminsky, University of California Los Angeles duminsky@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
A Primer of Swarm Equilibria.
Andrew J. Bernoff*, Department of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College
Chad M. Topaz, Macalester College
(106335244)

3:30 p.m.
Continuum modeling and analysis of swarming with three interaction zones.
Louis F Rossi*, University of Delaware
Jennifer Miller, University of Delaware
Allison Kolpas, University of Delaware
Plinio Juchem Neto, University of Delaware
(106335237)

4:00 p.m.
Limiting PDEs for flocking models.
Alethea Barbaro*, UCLA
(106370274)

4:30 p.m.
SelfSimilar Blowup Solutions to an Aggregation Equation.
Yanghong Huang*, Simon Fraser University
Andrea L. Bertozzi, University of California, Los Angeles
(106335232)

5:00 p.m.
Instantaneous mass concentration in solutions of the aggregation equation.
Thomas Laurent*, University of California, Riverside
(106335189)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Metric and Riemannian Methods in Shape Analysis, II
BH 5272, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California Los Angeles bertozzi@math.ucla.edu
Mario Micheli, University of California Los Angeles micheli@math.ucla.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Free Probability and Subfactors, II
MS 5137, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Edward Effros, University of California Los Angeles ege@math.ucla.edu
Dimitri Shlyakhtenko, University of California Los Angeles shlyakht@math.ucla.edu
DanVirgil Voiculescu, University of California Berkeley dvv@math.berkeley.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Rigidity in von Neumann Algebras and Ergodic Theory, II
MS 5138, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Adrian Ioana, University of California Los Angeles adiioana@math.ucla.edu
Narutaka Ozawa, Tokyo University narutaka@ms.utokyo.ac.jp
Sorin Popa, University of California Los Angeles popa@math.ucla.edu
Yehudah Shalom, University of California Los Angeles shalom@math.ucla.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topology and Symplectic Geometry, II
MS 5117, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Robert Brown, University of California Los Angeles rfb@math.ucla.edu
Ciprian Manolescu, University of California Los Angeles cm@math.ucla.edu
Stefano Vidussi, University of California Riverside svidussi@ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
Heegaard Floer homology and SeibergWitten Floer homology.
Cagatay Kutluhan*, Columbia University
YiJen Lee, Purdue University
Clifford Henry Taubes, Harvard University
(10635794)

4:00 p.m.
On the $\mathcal{R}$filtration for the Heegaard Floer chain complex of a branched doublecover.
Eamonn Tweedy*, University of California, Los Angeles
(106357144)

4:30 p.m.
Heegaard Floer Homology and Triple Cup Products.
Tye Lidman*, University of California, Los Angeles
(106357127)

5:00 p.m.
NakaiMoishezon Theorem and Donaldson's question for almost complex structures on rational surfaces.
TianJun Li, University of Minnesota, School of mathematics
Weiyi Zhang*, University of Michigan, Department of Mathematics
(106357121)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Large Cardinals and the Continuum, I
BH 5252, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Matthew Foreman, University of California Irvine mforeman@math.uci.edu
Alekos Kechris, California Institute for Technology kechris@caltech.edu
Itay Neeman, University of California Los Angeles ineeman@math.ucla.edu
Martin Zeman, University of California Irvine mzeman@math.uci.edu

3:00 p.m.
Ramsey Cardinals and the $HNN$ Embedding Theorem.
Simon Thomas*, Rutgers University
(10630333)

3:30 p.m.
Structure theorems for Tukey types of ultrafilters.
Natasha Dobrinen*, University of Denver
Stevo Todorcevic, CNRS, University of Paris 7
(106303218)

4:00 p.m.
Cardinal invariants of monotone and porous sets.
Michael Hrusak*, Instituto de matematicas, UNAM, Mexico
Ondrej Zindulka, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic
(106303198)

4:30 p.m.
Scales, the Singular Cardinal Hypothesis, and the tree property.
Dima S Sinapova*, University of California Irvine
(106303207)

5:00 p.m.
Descriptive set theory and unitary group representations.
Greg Hjorth*, Universtiy of Melbourne, UCLA
(10630393)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics and Probability on Groups, II
MS 5147, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Jason Fulman, University of Southern California fulman@usc.edu
Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California guralnic@usc.edu
Igor Pak, University of California Los Angeles pak@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
Rate of escape for random walks on groups.
Yuval Peres*, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA
James R. Lee, Computer Science Department, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
(10636048)

3:30 p.m.
Cycle indices for finite orthogonal groups of even characteristic.
Jason Fulman*, University of Southern California
Jan Saxl, University of Cambridge
Pham Tiep, University of Arizona
(10630556)

4:00 p.m.
On residually finite hyperbolic groups.
Mark Sapir*, Vanderbilt University
(106320124)

4:30 p.m.
Eulerian quasisymmetric functions.
John Shareshian*, Washington University
Michelle Wachs, University of Miami
(106305266)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics, II
MS 5203, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Benny Sudakov, University of California Los Angeles bsudakov@math.ucla.edu
Jacques Verstraete, University of California San Diego jbaverstraete@gmail.com

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Applications of Nonlinear PDE, II
BH 5280, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Susan J. Friedlander, University of Southern California susanfri@usc.edu
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California kukavica@usc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Energy conservation and blowup of solutions for focusing GrossPitaevskii hierarchies.
Thomas Chen, University of Texas at Austin
Natasa Pavlovic*, University of Texas at Austin
Nikolaos Tzirakis, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(106335233)

3:30 p.m.
Wellposedness in smooth function spaces for the movingboundary 3D compressible Euler equations in physical vacuum.
Steve Shkoller*, University of California at Davis
(106335275)

4:00 p.m.
Boundary layer analysis for 3D planeparallel channel flows.
Anna L Mazzucato*, Pennsylvania State University
Xiaoming Wang, Florida State University
Dongjuan Niu, Capital Nornal University, China
(106335168)

4:30 p.m.
Models generalizing the 2D Euler and the surface quasigeostrophic equations.
Jiahong Wu*, Oklahoma State University
(10633599)

5:00 p.m.
Initial boundary value problem for VlasovPoissonFokkerPlank system.
Juhi Jang*, UC Riverside
Hyungju Hwang, Postech, Korea
(106335271)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in Probability and Related Fields, II
MS 6229, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Marek Biskup, University of California Los Angeles biskup@math.ucla.edu
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research peres@microsoft.com
Sebastien Roch, University of California Los Angeles roch@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:30 p.m.
Inhomogeneous Continuity Equation with Application to Hamiltonian ODE.
Lincoln Chayes, University of California, Los Angeles
Wilfrid Gangbo, Georgia Institute of Technology
Helen K Lei*, California Institute of Technology
(106335139)

4:00 p.m.
Fluid Limits for Shortest Remaining Processing Time Queues.
Amber L Puha*, California State University San Marcos
H Chrsitian Gromoll, University of Virgina
Douglas G Down, McMaster University
(106360212)

4:30 p.m.
Uniformity of the Uncovered Set of Random Walk and Cutoff for Lamplighter Chains.
Jason P Miller*, Stanford University
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research
(106360265)

5:00 p.m.
Spatial aspects of multiscale reaction networks.
Lea Popovic*, Concordia University
(106360228)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models of Random Phenomena, II
BH 2444, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Mark Burgin, University of California Los Angeles mburgin@math.ucla.edu
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu

3:00 p.m.
Probabilistic Approach to the Zeros of Zeta Functions.
M M Rao*, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521
(10631125)

4:00 p.m.
Chaos and the Fourth Moment.
Todd Kemp*, UCSD
Ivan Nourdin, Universite Henri Poincare
Giovanni Peccati, Universite du Luxembourg
Roland Speicher, Universitat des Saarlandes
(106360248)

4:30 p.m.
Bridging Scales in Kinesin Motor Models.
John Fricks*, Penn State University
John P Hughes, Penn State University
William O Hancock, Penn Stat University
(10636044)

5:00 p.m.
Information channels and channel operators.
Yuichiro Kakihara*, California State University, San Bernardino
(10639459)

5:30 p.m.
Performance Analysis of Compressive Spectral Clustering.
Blake A Hunter*, University of California, Davis
Thomas Strohmer, University of California, Davis
(106315285)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, II
BH 5420, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org
Carmen Caprau, California State University Fresno ccaprau@csufresno.edu

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, II
MS 5128, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Christoph Thiele, University of California Los Angeles thiele@math.ucla.edu
Ignacio UriarteTuero, Michigan State University ignacio@math.msu.edu
Alexander Volberg, Michigan State University volberg@math.msu

3:00 p.m.
Generalized Marcinkiewicz integrals.
Mario Bonk*, UCLA
(106343134)

3:30 p.m.
On Random Multilinear Operators.
Michael Christ*, University of California, Berkeley
(106342147)

4:00 p.m.
Sharp weighted norm inequalities for LittlewoodPaley operators.
Andrei Lerner*, BarIlan University
(10634249)

4:30 p.m.
Square function, Riesz transform and rectifiability.
Svitlana Mayboroda*, Purdue University
Alexander Volberg, Michigan State University
(10634671)

5:00 p.m.
Around the A2 conjecture for singular integral operators.
Carlos Perez*, University of Seville
(106342201)

5:30 p.m.
Weighted and Regularity Estimates for Nonlinear PDEs on Nonsmooth Domains.
Tadele Mengesha*, Louisina State University
Nguyen Cong Phuc,, Louisina State University
(10633515)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:15 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
MS 5148, Math Science Building

3:15 p.m.
Dynamics and stability of the nonlinear model for fluid coupling with 1 D beam of changing thickness and 2D plate.
Emine Yasemen Kaya*, Texas Tech University
Eugenio Aulisa, Texas Tech University
Akif Ibraguimov, Texas Tech University
(106374142)

3:30 p.m.
On real $\mathbb{B}$$C^{\ast }$algebras.
Alexander A. Katz*, St. John's University, NY, USA
(106346243)

3:45 p.m.
A vectorvalued embedding for Lebesgue spaces.
Geoff Diestel*, Vancouver, WA
(106342185)

4:00 p.m.
On measurable bundles of real C*algebras.
Alexander A. Katz, St. John's University, NY, USA
Roman Kushnir*, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
(106346199)

4:15 p.m.
Prescribing GaussKronecker curvature, and the Weingarten curvature problem.
Richard Mikula*, Lock Haven University
(10633510)

4:30 p.m.
A Catalog of $IJK$ and $InJnKn$Matrix Base States with $TriKets^©$.
Michael George Dombroski*, Los Angeles City College
(106381112)

Saturday October 9, 2010, 6:15 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Einstein Public Lecture in Mathematics
The cosmic distance ladder.
Schoenberg Hall, UCLA
Terence Tao*, University of California Los Angeles
(10638501)
Reception following the talk.
Schoenberg Hall, UCLA
Sunday October 10, 2010

Sunday October 10, 2010, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit

Sunday October 10, 2010, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Phenomena: Applications of PDEs to Fluid Flows, III
BH 5273, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California Los Angeles bertozzi@math.ucla.edu
Nebojsa Murisic, University of California Los Angeles nebo@math.ucla.edu
David Uminsky, University of California Los Angeles duminsky@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Linear instability of plane parallel viscoelastic shear flows in the limit of infinite Weissenberg and Reynolds numbers.
Ahmed Ahmed kaffel*, Virginia Tech
Michael Renardy, Virginia Tech
(10637629)

8:30 a.m.
A Numerical Scheme for ParticleLaden Thin Film Flow in 2D.
Matthew R. Mata*, University of California, Los Angeles
Andrea L Bertozzi, University of California, Los Angeles
(106376214)

9:00 a.m.
Particleladen viscous thinfilm flows.
Nebojsa Murisic*, Mathematics Department, University of California, Los Angles
Andrea Bertozzi, Mathematics Department, University of California, Los Angles
(10637632)

9:30 a.m.
Crossover in the coarsening rates in demixing of binary viscous fluids.
Felix Otto, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Christian Seis, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Dejan Slepcev*, Carnegie Mellon University
(106335103)

10:00 a.m.
The dynamics of instability of the fluid flow over a flat plate.
Fathi M Allan*, United Arab Emirates University
James H Curry, University of Colorado at Boulder
(10637613)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Free Probability and Subfactors, III
MS 5137, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Edward Effros, University of California Los Angeles ege@math.ucla.edu
Dimitri Shlyakhtenko, University of California Los Angeles shlyakht@math.ucla.edu
DanVirgil Voiculescu, University of California Berkeley dvv@math.berkeley.edu

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Rigidity in von Neumann Algebras and Ergodic Theory, III
MS 5138, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Adrian Ioana, University of California Los Angeles adiioana@math.ucla.edu
Narutaka Ozawa, Tokyo University narutaka@ms.utokyo.ac.jp
Sorin Popa, University of California Los Angeles popa@math.ucla.edu
Yehudah Shalom, University of California Los Angeles shalom@math.ucla.edu

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Topology and Symplectic Geometry, III
MS 5117, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Robert Brown, University of California Los Angeles rfb@math.ucla.edu
Ciprian Manolescu, University of California Los Angeles cm@math.ucla.edu
Stefano Vidussi, University of California Riverside svidussi@ucr.edu

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Large Cardinals and the Continuum, II
BH 5252, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Matthew Foreman, University of California Irvine mforeman@math.uci.edu
Alekos Kechris, California Institute for Technology kechris@caltech.edu
Itay Neeman, University of California Los Angeles ineeman@math.ucla.edu
Martin Zeman, University of California Irvine mzeman@math.uci.edu

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in Probability and Related Fields, III
MS 6229, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Marek Biskup, University of California Los Angeles biskup@math.ucla.edu
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research peres@microsoft.com
Sebastien Roch, University of California Los Angeles roch@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Asymptotic behavior of highdimensional random convex optimization problems.
Andrea Montanari*, Stanford University
Mohsen Bayati, Stanford University
David Donoho, Stanford University
Arian Maleki, Stanford
(106360180)

8:30 a.m.
The evolution of the cover time.
Martin T. Barlow, UBC, Vancouver, Canada
Jian Ding, UC Berkeley, CA, USA
Asaf Nachmias, MIT, Mass., USA
Yuval Peres*, Microsoft Research
(106360234)

9:00 a.m.
Cover times, blanket times, and majorizing measures.
Jian Ding*, UC Berkeley
James Lee, University of Washington
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research
(106360224)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion

10:00 a.m.
A stochastic model for phylogenetic trees.
Rinaldo B Schinazi*, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Thomas M Liggett, UCLA
(10636091)

10:30 a.m.
On the spectral analysis of secondorder Markov chains.
Persi Diaconis, Stanford University
Laurent Miclo, Universite de Toulouse and CNRS, France
Jessica Zuniga*, Stanford University
(106360235)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models of Random Phenomena, III
BH 2444, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Mark Burgin, University of California Los Angeles mburgin@math.ucla.edu
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu

8:00 a.m.
A Mathematical Model for Stimuli Dependent Neuron Responses.
Joe Latulippe*, Cal Poly Pomona
(106392213)

8:30 a.m.
The Role of Symmetric and Asymmetric Division of Cancer Cells in Developing Drug Resistance.
Cristian Tomasetti*, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland
Doron Levy, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland
(10636066)

9:00 a.m.
The WrightFisher Diffusion Process and an Application to Queues and Bacterial Recombination.
Joseph C Watkins*, Deaprtment of Mathematics, University of Arizona
Xavier Didelot, Oxford Centre for Gene Function, University of Oxford
Jesse E Taylor, Department of Mathematics, Arizona State University
(106360229)

9:30 a.m.
A PCR birth process subject to an enzyme death process.
Randall Swift*, California State Polytechnic University Pomona
Joe Gani, The Australian National University
(106360128)

10:00 a.m.
Speed of Convergence of Certain Markov Processes to Equilibrium.
Rabi Bhattacharya*, Department of Mathematics, The University of Arizona
(106360171)

10:30 a.m.
Conditional Hyperprobability.
Mark Burgin, UCLA
A. C. Krinik,*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, California State Polytechnic University
(10636035)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, III
BH 5420, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org
Carmen Caprau, California State University Fresno ccaprau@csufresno.edu

8:00 a.m.
The second quandle homology of the Takasaki quandle of an even abelian groups.
Maciej Niebrzydowski, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University
(10635775)

9:00 a.m.
Categorical Quandles and Knots I: Definitions and Examples.
Alissa S Crans*, Loyola Marymount University
J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of South Florida
Masahico Saito, University of South Florida
(106318132)

9:30 a.m.
Categorical quandles and knots, II  the fundamental $2$quandle and colorings.
J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
Alissa S. Crans, Loyola Marymount University
Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of South Florida
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
(106357143)

10:00 a.m.
Categorical quandles and knots, III  the fundamental 2quandle and colorings.
J. Scott Carter*, University of South Alabama
Alissa S Crans, Loyola University Marymount
Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of South Florida
Masahico Saito, University of South Florida
(106357209)

10:30 a.m.
Rack modules and (t,s)racks.
Sam Nelson*, Claremont McKenna College
(106357211)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, III
MS 5128, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Christoph Thiele, University of California Los Angeles thiele@math.ucla.edu
Ignacio UriarteTuero, Michigan State University ignacio@math.msu.edu
Alexander Volberg, Michigan State University volberg@math.msu

8:00 a.m.
A nonhomogeneous and bilinear outlook for sharp weighted estimates of singular operators.
Alexander L Volberg*, Michigan State University
(10634255)

8:30 a.m.
Hessian inequalities and the fractional Laplacian.
Fausto Ferrari, Università di Bologna
Bruno Franchi, Università di Bologna
Igor Verbitsky*, University of Missouri
(10634281)

9:00 a.m.
Sharp weighted inequalities for commutators.
Maria Cristina Pereyra*, University of New Mexico
Carlos Perez, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
DaeWon Chung, University of New Mexico
(106347108)

9:30 a.m.
On MuckenhouptWheeden conjecture.
Maria Carmen Reguera*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(106343172)

10:00 a.m.
A variational estimate for paraproducts.
Yen Do*, Georgia Tech/IAS
Camil Muscalu, Cornell University
Christoph Thiele, UCLA
(106342102)

10:30 a.m.
Maximal operators and differentiation theorems for sparse sets.
Izabella Laba*, UBC
(106342262)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Continuous and Discrete Dynamical Systems, III
MS 5118, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Mario Martelli, Claremont Graduate University mario.martelli@cgu.edu
Robert Sacker, University of Southern California rsacker@usc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Quasicontinuous functions with totally discontinuous iterates.
Annalisa Crannell*, Franklin & Marshall College
Sohaib Alam, U. Texas
(10633706)

9:00 a.m.
Periodic Boundary Value Problems and the Fučík Spectrum under Conditions of Resonance.
Adolfo J Rumbos*, Pomona College
David A Bliss, Claremont Graduate University
(10633421)

9:30 a.m.
Transgenic Mosquitoes and the Impact on Malaria Transmission.
Jia Li*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Alabama in Huntsville
(106392192)

10:00 a.m.
Mathematical Approaches to Modeling ImmuneCancer Dynamics.
Lisette dePillis*, Department of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College
(10639297)

10:30 a.m.
Concave Monotone Systems of Mappings in $\mathbb{R}^n$ and Periodic Difference Equations.
Selenne H GarciaTorres, University of Southern California
Robert J Sacker*, University of Southern California
(10633769)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Global Geometric Analysis, III
MS 5127, Math Science Building
Organizers:
William Wylie, University of Pennsylvania wylie@math.upenn.edu
Joseph E. Borzellino, California State University San Luis Obispo jborzell@calpoly.edu
Peter Petersen, University of California Los Angeles petersen@math.ucla.edu

8:30 a.m.
Ricci Flow on Complete Surfaces.
James Isenberg*, University of Oregon
Rafe Mazzeo, Stanford University
Natasa Sesum, Rutgers University
(106353111)

9:00 a.m.
Formal matched asymptotics for degenerate Ricci flow neckpinches.
Dan Knopf*, University of Texas
(10635368)

9:30 a.m.
Ricci soliton metrics on solvable Lie groups.
Michael Jablonski*, University of Oklahoma
(106353151)

10:00 a.m.
The second order renormalization group flow for locally homogeneous geometries on closed 3manifolds.
Christine M Guenther*, Pacific University
(106358173)

10:30 a.m.
On The Rigidity of Riemannian Submersions of Nonnegatively Curved Manifolds.
Curtis Pro*, University of California, Riverside
Frederick Wilhelm, University of California, Riverside
(10635395)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Ktheory, III
BH 5422, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside jbergner@ucr.edu
Christian Haesemeyer, University of California Los Angeles chh@math.ucla.edu

Sunday October 10, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Number Theory, III
BH 2760, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
William Duke, University of California Los Angeles wdduke@ucla.edu
Ozlem Imamoglu, ETH Zurich ozlem@math.ethz.ch
Kimberly Hopkins, University of California Los Angeles khopkins@math.utexas.edu

Sunday October 10, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics, III
MS 5203, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Benny Sudakov, University of California Los Angeles bsudakov@math.ucla.edu
Jacques Verstraete, University of California San Diego jbaverstraete@gmail.com

Sunday October 10, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of Nonlinear PDE, III
BH 5280, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Susan J. Friedlander, University of Southern California susanfri@usc.edu
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California kukavica@usc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Structural Stability of Nonlinear Flows in Porous Media.
Luan Thach Hoang*, Texas Tech University
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University
(106335178)

9:30 a.m.
Recent results on aggregation equations.
Dong Li*, University of Iowa
(106335277)

10:00 a.m.
Some remarks on the aggregation equations.
Hongjie Dong*, Brown University
(106335129)

10:30 a.m.
Strong Unique Continuation and Complexity of Solutions to Parabolic Partial Differential Equations with Gevrey Coefficients.
Mihaela Ignatova Ignatova*, University of Southern California, Department of Mathematics, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California, Department of Mathematics, Los Angeles, CA 90089
(106335146)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Phase transitions in NPcomplete problems: A challenge for probability, combinatorics, and computer science.
MS 4000A, Math Science Building
Cristopher Moore*, University of New Mexico and the Santa Fe Institute
(10636802)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 2:00 p.m.6:40 p.m.
Special Session on Free Probability and Subfactors, IV
MS 5137, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Edward Effros, University of California Los Angeles ege@math.ucla.edu
Dimitri Shlyakhtenko, University of California Los Angeles shlyakht@math.ucla.edu
DanVirgil Voiculescu, University of California Berkeley dvv@math.berkeley.edu

2:00 p.m.
Operator space structures on Lpspaces.
Gilles Pisier*, Texas A&M University and Université Paris VI
(10634761)

3:00 p.m.
The classification of finite depth subfactorsan overview and the recent developments.
Marta Asaeda*, UC Riverside
(106346261)

4:00 p.m.
Free Liberation of Projections.
Benoit Collins, University of Ottawa
Todd Kemp*, University of California, San Diego
(10634696)

5:00 p.m.
Noncommutative diffusion semigroups.
Marius Junge*, University of Illonois at UrbanaChampaign
Eric Ricard, Besancon University, Franche Compte, France
Dimitri Shlyahktenko, UCLA
(106346120)

6:00 p.m.
On the WittstockSchmitt matricial Riesz interpolation property, and matrix convex optimization.
Edward G. Effros*, UCLA
Lieven Vandenberghe, Electrical Engineering Department
(106346153)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 2:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Special Session on Rigidity in von Neumann Algebras and Ergodic Theory, IV
MS 5138, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Adrian Ioana, University of California Los Angeles adiioana@math.ucla.edu
Narutaka Ozawa, Tokyo University narutaka@ms.utokyo.ac.jp
Sorin Popa, University of California Los Angeles popa@math.ucla.edu
Yehudah Shalom, University of California Los Angeles shalom@math.ucla.edu

Sunday October 10, 2010, 2:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models of Random Phenomena, IV
BH 2444, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Mark Burgin, University of California Los Angeles mburgin@math.ucla.edu
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu

2:00 p.m.
Skew Diffusion in Highly Heterogeneous Environments.
Edward C Waymire*, Oregon State University
Thilanka A Appuhamillage, Oregon State University
Vrushali A Bokil, Oregon State University
Enrique A Thomann, Oregon State University
Brian D Wood, Oregon State University
(10636067)

2:30 p.m.
Systems of Dependent Components.
Sheldon Ross*, University of Southern California
(106360205)

3:00 p.m.
On modeling and analysing P2P networks.
Gerardo Rubino*, INRIA Rennes  Bretagne Atlantique, France
(10636026)

3:30 p.m.
Sharp inequalities of Zygmund type for Riesz transforms.
Jorge Aarao, University of South Australia, Adelaide
Mike O'Neill*, Claremont McKenna College
(106360141)

4:00 p.m.
Mathematical Theory of Negative Probability and Models of Financial Processes.
Mark Burgin, UCLA
Gunter Meissner*, University of Hawaii
(10636031)

4:30 p.m.
Variations of the Absorption Process: Probabilistic Models for qidentities in Combinatorics and Number Theory.
Don Paul Rawlings*, Mathematics Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
(10636076)

5:00 p.m.
Geometric properties of the majority rule model.
Nicolas Lanchier*, Arizona State University
Jared Neufer, Arizona State University
(10636083)

5:30 p.m.
Noarbitrage conditions for limitprice orders.
David German*, Claremont McKenna College
Henry Schellhorn, Claremont Graduate University
(106360174)

6:00 p.m.
Heat kernel and random matrices from compact Lie groups.
Jason Fulman*, University of Southern California
(10636017)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Ktheory, IV
BH 5422, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside jbergner@ucr.edu
Christian Haesemeyer, University of California Los Angeles chh@math.ucla.edu

Sunday October 10, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Global Geometric Analysis, IV
MS 5127, Math Science Building
Organizers:
William Wylie, University of Pennsylvania wylie@math.upenn.edu
Joseph E. Borzellino, California State University San Luis Obispo jborzell@calpoly.edu
Peter Petersen, University of California Los Angeles petersen@math.ucla.edu

Sunday October 10, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Phenomena: Applications of PDEs to Fluid Flows, IV
BH 5273, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California Los Angeles bertozzi@math.ucla.edu
Nebojsa Murisic, University of California Los Angeles nebo@math.ucla.edu
David Uminsky, University of California Los Angeles duminsky@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
Computation of timeperiodic water waves.
Jon Wilkening*, UC Berkeley Mathematics
(106376181)

3:30 p.m.
Boundary layer associated with the DarcyBrinkmanBoussinesq model for convection in porous media.
James P Kelliher*, University of California Riverside
Roger M Temam, Indiana University, Institute for Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics
Xiaoming Wang, Florida State University
(106376250)

4:00 p.m.
On qualitative analyses of nonlinear Forchheimer flows in porous media and application.
Akif Ibragimov*, Texas Tech University
Luan Hoang, Texas Tech University, Department of Mathemathematics
Eugenio Aulisa, Texas Tech University, Department of Mathemathematics
(106335104)

4:30 p.m.
Longterm dynamics for well Productivity Index for nonlinear flows in porous media.
Lidia Bloshanskaya*, Texas Tech University
Eugenio Aulisa, Texas Tech University
(106376138)

5:00 p.m.
Discussion

Sunday October 10, 2010, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topology and Symplectic Geometry, IV
MS 5117, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Robert Brown, University of California Los Angeles rfb@math.ucla.edu
Ciprian Manolescu, University of California Los Angeles cm@math.ucla.edu
Stefano Vidussi, University of California Riverside svidussi@ucr.edu

Sunday October 10, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Applications of Nonlinear PDE, IV
BH 5280, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Susan J. Friedlander, University of Southern California susanfri@usc.edu
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California kukavica@usc.edu

Sunday October 10, 2010, 3:00 p.m.6:25 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in Probability and Related Fields, IV
MS 6229, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Marek Biskup, University of California Los Angeles biskup@math.ucla.edu
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research peres@microsoft.com
Sebastien Roch, University of California Los Angeles roch@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
Left and Right Convergence for Sequences of Graphs with Bounded Degrees.
Christian Borgs*, Microsoft Reserach New England
Jennifer Chayes, Microsoft Research New England
Jeff Kahn, Rutgers University
Laci Lovasz, Eotvos University, Budapest
(106305258)

3:30 p.m.
Statistical physics and computational phase transitions of the hardcore model.
Allan Sly*, Microsoft Research
(106360186)

4:00 p.m.
Reconstruction in the Potts and Hardcore models.
Nayantara Bhatnagar*, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(106360194)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion

5:00 p.m.
Lattices, Uniform Distribution and $3\log 2\pi^2/8$.
Yitwah Cheung, San Francisco State University
Arek Goetz, San Francisco State University
Anthony Quas*, University of Victoria
(106337200)

5:30 p.m.
The Large Deviation Principle for the ErdosRenyi Random Graph.
Sourav Chatterjee*, New York University
Srinivasa Varadhan, New York University
(10636089)

6:00 p.m.
The genealogy of branching Brownian motion with absorption.
Jason Schweinsberg*, University of California, San Diego
Julien Berestycki, Universite Paris VI
Nathanael Berestycki, University of Cambridge
(10636042)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, IV
BH 5420, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org
Carmen Caprau, California State University Fresno ccaprau@csufresno.edu
Inquiries: meet@ams.org