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2011 Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
September 1011, 2011 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1072
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Special Session on Analysis, Probability, and Mathematical Physics on Fractals

Saturday September 10, 2011, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis, Probability, and Mathematical Physics on Fractals, I
Room 406, Malott Hall
Organizers:
Luke Rogers, University of Connecticut
Robert Strichartz, Cornell University
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut teplyaev@math.uconn.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Homotopy Critical Spectrum of a Metric Space I.
Conrad Plaut*, University of TennesseeKnoxville
Jay Wilkins, University of Connecticut
(107253224)

8:30 a.m.
The Homotopy Critical Spectrum of a Metric Space II.
Jay Wilkins*, University of Connecticut
Conrad Plaut, University of Tennessee
(107251225)

9:00 a.m.
$1$forms on fractals and harmonic spaces.
Michael Hinz*, FriedrichSchillerUniversity Jena, Math. Institute, Jena, Germany
(107260220)

9:30 a.m.
Spectral Triples on the Sierpinski gasket.
Fabio E.G. Cipriani*, Professor of Mathematical Analysis at Politecnico of Milano  Italy
(107246254)

10:00 a.m.
Differential 1forms, their Integrals and Potential Theory on the Sierpinski Gasket.
Fabio Cipriani, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Daniele Guido*, Univ. Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
Tommaso Isola, Univ. Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
JeanLuc Sauvageot, CNRS, Paris
(107246221)

10:30 a.m.
Piecewise harmonic functions, derivations and 1forms on certain fractals.
Marius V Ionescu, Colgate University
Luke G Rogers*, University of Connecticut
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut
(107228272)

Saturday September 10, 2011, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis, Probability, and Mathematical Physics on Fractals, II
Room 406, Malott Hall
Organizers:
Luke Rogers, University of Connecticut
Robert Strichartz, Cornell University
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut teplyaev@math.uconn.edu

3:00 p.m.
Spectrum of the Laplacian on periodic and quasiperiodic planar graphs.
Richard W Kenyon*, Brown University
(107282215)

3:30 p.m.
Nodal counts of billiard eigenfunctions and critical partitions.
Gregory Berkolaiko, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Peter Kuchment*, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Uzy Smilansky, The Weizmann Institute of Science Rehovot, 76100 IL
(10723577)

4:00 p.m.
Eigenfunction expansions for general Laplacians.
Daniel Hans Lenz*, Mathematisches Institut, FriedrichSchiller Universitaet Jena, Ernst Abbe Platz 2, D  07743 Jena, Germany
(107247217)

4:30 p.m.
Statistical mechanics and quantum field theory on fractal structures. Application to quantum optics and superfluidity.
Eric Y Akkermans*, Physics Department, Technion Israel Institute of Technology
(107260242)

5:00 p.m.
Thermodynamics on Fractals.
Gerald V. Dunne*, University of Connecticut
(10728180)

5:30 p.m.
Dirichlet forms on a noncompact Cantor set and random walks on its defining tree.
Jun Kigami*, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
(10726044)

Sunday September 11, 2011, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis, Probability, and Mathematical Physics on Fractals, III
Room 406, Malott Hall
Organizers:
Luke Rogers, University of Connecticut
Robert Strichartz, Cornell University
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut teplyaev@math.uconn.edu

8:00 a.m.
Hyperbolic duality and analysis on fractals.
Volodymyr Nekrashevych*, Texas A&M University, College Station
(107237250)

8:30 a.m.
Hyperbolicity of graphs associated with fractal sets.
Vadim Kaimanovich*, University of Ottawa
(107228247)

9:00 a.m.
Differentiallike structures associated with strong local Dirichlet forms.
Masanori Hino*, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
(107228159)

9:30 a.m.
Weyl's Laplacian eigenvalue asymptotics for the measurable Riemannian structure on the Sierpinski gasket.
Naotaka Kajino*, Department of Mathematics, University of Bielefeld
(107258234)

10:00 a.m.
Random walk and induced Dirichlet form on selfsimilar sets.
KaSing Lau*, Department of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
TingKam Wong, Department of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, HK
(107260161)

10:30 a.m.
Martin boundary and exit space on the Sierpinski gasket and other fractals.
KaSing Lau, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
SzeMan Ngai*, Georgia Southern University
(107231163)

Sunday September 11, 2011, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis, Probability, and Mathematical Physics on Fractals, IV
Room 406, Malott Hall
Organizers:
Luke Rogers, University of Connecticut
Robert Strichartz, Cornell University
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut teplyaev@math.uconn.edu

3:00 p.m.
Spectra of Fractal Strings and Riemann Zeros.
Hafedh Herichi, University of California, Riverside
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of California, Riverside
(107211143)

3:30 p.m.
Fractal measures originating from number theory.
Peter J Grabner*, Graz University of Technology
(107211175)

4:00 p.m.
Higherdimensional complex dynamics and spectral zeta functions of fractal SturmLiouville operators.
Nishu Lal*, University of California, Riverside
Michel Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
(107228243)

4:30 p.m.
Szego limit theorems on the Sierpinski gasket.
Kasso Okoudjou*, Department of Mathematics/University of Maryland
Luke Rogers, Department of Mathematics/University of Connecticut
Robert Strichartz, Department of Mathematics/Cornell University
(10723545)

5:00 p.m.
Pseudodifferential operators on fractals.
Marius V Ionescu*, Colgate University
Luke G Rogers, University of Connecticut
Robert S Strichartz, Cornel University
(10724629)

5:30 p.m.
Brownian motion on nonselfsimilar Sierpinski carpets.
Benjamin Steinhurst*, Cornell University
(107260102)
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