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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
Sunday September 11, 2011

Sunday September 11, 2011, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sale
Lounge, 5th Floor, Malott Hall

Sunday September 11, 2011, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lounge, 5th Floor, Malott Hall

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, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Gauge Theory and Lowdimensional Topology, III
Room 105, Rockefeller Hall
Organizers:
Weimin Chen, University of MassachusettsAmherst wchen@math.umass.edu
Daniel Ruberman, Brandeis University

Sunday September 11, 2011, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Arithmetic Groups, III
Room 230, Rockefeller Hall
Organizers:
Mladen Bestvina, University of Utah
Ken Brown, Cornell University
Martin Kassabov, Cornell University
Tim Riley, Cornell University tim.riley@math.cornell.edu

Sunday September 11, 2011, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Parabolic Evolution Equations of Geometric Type, III
Room 407, Phillips Hall
Organizers:
Xiaodong Cao, Cornell University cao@math.cornell.edu
Bennett Chow, University of California San Diego

Sunday September 11, 2011, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry and Topology, III
Room 104, Rockefeller Hall
Organizers:
Tara Holm, Cornell University
Katrin Wehrheim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology katrin@math.mit.edu

Sunday September 11, 2011, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Aspects of Analysis and Measure Theory, III
Room 213, Phillips Hall
Organizers:
Leonid Kovalev, Syracuse University lvkovale@syr.edu
Jani Onninen, Syracuse University
Raanan Schul, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Sunday September 11, 2011, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric and Algebraic Topology, III
Room 110, Rockefeller Hall
Organizers:
Boris Goldfarb, University at Albany, SUNY goldfarb@albany.edu
Marco Varisco, University at Albany, SUNY

Sunday September 11, 2011, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on KacMoody Lie Algebras, Vertex Algebras, and Related Topics, III
Room 231, Rockefeller Hall
Organizers:
Alex Feingold, Binghamton University
Antun Milas, State University of New York at Albany amilas@albany.edu

8:30 a.m.
Conformal blocks on nodal curves.
Scott Carnahan*, IPMU, University of Tokyo
(107217125)

9:00 a.m.
Supersymmetric vertex operator superalgebras and twisted constructions arising in superconformal field theory.
Katrina D. Barron*, University of Notre Dame
(107217208)

9:30 a.m.
A lightcone construction of the Tits buildings of a rank 2 hyperbolic KacMoody group.
Lisa Carbone*, Rutgers University
Alex Feingold, Binghamton University
Walter Freyn, University of Muenster
(10722087)

10:00 a.m.
$N$point Virasoro algebras and their modules of densities.
Ben Cox*, The College of Charleston
Xiangqian Guo, Zhengzhou University
Rencai Lu, Suzhou University
Kaiming Zhao, Wilfrid Laurier University
(107217182)

10:30 a.m.
Conformal field theory and a new geometry.
Liang Kong*, Institute for Advanced Study, Tsinghua University, Beijing
(10721713)

Sunday September 11, 2011, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Multivariable Operator Theory, III
Rm 203, Phillips Hall
Organizers:
Ronald G. Douglas, Texas A&M University
Rongwei Yang, State University of New York at Albany ryang@albany.edu

8:30 a.m.
Test functions, kernel functions, interpolation and transferfunction realization for multiplier algebras: the matrixvalued setting.
Joseph A Ball*, Virginia Tech
Moises D GurerraHuaman, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech
(10724715)

9:00 a.m.
Cyclic Vectors in Spaces of Analytic Functions on the Ball.
Carl Sundberg*, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
(107247261)

9:30 a.m.
Remarks about cyclic vectors in the Drury Arveson space.
Stefan Richter*, University of Tennessee
Carl Sundberg, University of Tennessee
(107247258)

10:00 a.m.
Abstract Fibre Dimension.
Xiang Fang*, Kansas State University
(10724759)

10:30 a.m.
SchurAgler class rational inner functions on the tridisk.
Greg Knese*, University of Alabama
(107247180)

Sunday September 11, 2011, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations of Mixed EllipticHyperbolic Type and Applications, III
Room 403, Phillips Hall
Organizers:
Marcus Khuri, Stony Brook University khuri@math.sunysb.edu
Dehua Wang, University of Pittsburgh

8:30 a.m.
Questions in centroaffine geometry.
Deane Yang*, Polytechnic Institute of NYU
(107235204)

9:00 a.m.
On the HodgeFrobenius equations.
Antonella Marini*, Yeshiva University
Thomas H. Otway, Yeshiva University
(10723531)

9:30 a.m.
Nonexistence of strong regular reflections in selfsimilar potential flow.
Volker W Elling*, University of Michigan
(10727679)

10:00 a.m.
Existence of weak solutions to a model for sparse, onedimensional, nonbarotropic fluids.
Matthias L Youngs*, Indiana University, Bloomington
David Hoff, Indiana University, Bloomington
(10723527)

10:30 a.m.
Boundary Value Problems for Mixed Type Equations and Applications.
Marcus A. Khuri*, Stony Brook University
(107235105)

Sunday September 11, 2011, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Local and Global Groups, III
Room 122, Rockefeller Hall
Organizers:
Mahdi Asgari, Oklahoma State University asgari@math.okstate.edu
Birgit Speh, Cornell University

Sunday September 11, 2011, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Set Theory, III
Room 207, Malott Hall
Organizers:
Paul Larson, Miami University, Ohio
Justin Moore, Cornell University justin@math.cornell.edu
Ernest Schimmerling, Carnegie Mellon University

Sunday September 11, 2011, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Structures on Manifolds with Special Holonomy, and Applications in Physics, II
Room 112, Rockefeller Hall
Organizers:
Tamar Friedmann, University of Rochester
Colleen Robles, Texas A&M University
Sema Salur, University of Rochester salur@math.rochester.edu

Sunday September 11, 2011, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Aspects of Cryptography and Cyber Security, III
Room 132, Rockefeller Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Fine, Fairfield University
Delaram Kahrobaei, City University of New York dkahrobaei@gc.cuny.edu
Gerhard Rosenberger, Passau University and Hamburg University, Germany

9:00 a.m.
Secure Computation.
S. Dov Gordon*, Columbia University
(107200266)

9:30 a.m.
PasswordProtected Secret Sharing.
Ali Bagherzandi, UC Irvine
Stanislaw Jarecki*, UC Irvine
Nitesh Saxena, NYU Polytechnic
Yanbin Lu, UC Irvine
(107268232)

10:30 a.m.
Super Summit Sets for the Multiple Conjugacy Problem in braid groups.
David Garber*, Faculty of Sciences, Holon Institute of Technology, Israel
Arkadius Kalka, Department of Mathematics, BarIlan University, Israel
Boaz Tsaban, Department of Mathematics, BarIlan University, Israel
Gary Vinokur, Department of Mathematics, BarIlan University, Israel
(107220103)

Sunday September 11, 2011, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Species and Hopf Algebraic Combinatorics, III
Room 115, Rockefeller Hall
Organizers:
Marcelo Aguiar, Texas A&M University maguiar@math.tamu.edu
Samuel Hsiao, Bard College

Sunday September 11, 2011, 9:15 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Contributed Paper Session, I
Room 203, Malott Hall

9:15 a.m.
Injective Envelopes of Fréchet Spaces.
Alexander A Katz*, St. John's University, NY, USA
(107246231)

9:30 a.m.
GNS type representations and extensions of saturated separating families of regular seminorms from real locally C*algebras to their enveloping locally C*algebras.
Alexander A Katz, St. John's University, NY, USA
Oleg Friedman*, Touro College, NY, USA/University of South Africa, Pretoria, RSA
(107246255)

9:45 a.m.
Existence and uniqueness of the universal enveloping locally W*algebra for a locally JBWalgebra.
Alexander A. Katz, St. John's University, NY, USA
Oleg Friedman, Touro Callege, NY, USA/University of South Africa, Pretoria, RSA
Roman Kushnir, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
Mark Ustayev*, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
(107246265)

10:00 a.m.
On a Reformulation of the Riemann hypothesis within the Theory of Complex Dimensions in Fractal Geometry.
Hafedh Herichi*, University of California, Riverside
Michel. L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
(107246241)

10:15 a.m.
Compact Quantum Groups Arising from Quivers.
Sorin Dascalescu, University of Bucharest, Romania
Miodrag C Iovanov*, University of Southern California; and, University of Bucharest, Romania
Constantin Nastasescu, Simon Stoilow Institute of the Romanian Academy
(10722026)

10:30 a.m.
(n+3)Coloring the nSphere.
Joel Clarke Gibbons*, Logistic Research & Trading Co.
(10720505)

Sunday September 11, 2011, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
C*algebras and group representations.
Bache Auditorium, Malott Hall
Nigel Higson*, Pennsylvania State University
(10722202)

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)

Sunday September 11, 2011, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Structures on Manifolds with Special Holonomy, and Applications in Physics, III
Room 112, Rockefeller Hall
Organizers:
Tamar Friedmann, University of Rochester
Colleen Robles, Texas A&M University
Sema Salur, University of Rochester salur@math.rochester.edu

Sunday September 11, 2011, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric and Algebraic Topology, IV
Room 110, Rockefeller Hall
Organizers:
Boris Goldfarb, University at Albany, SUNY goldfarb@albany.edu
Marco Varisco, University at Albany, SUNY

Sunday September 11, 2011, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on KacMoody Lie Algebras, Vertex Algebras, and Related Topics, IV
Room 231, Rockefeller Hall
Organizers:
Alex Feingold, Binghamton University
Antun Milas, State University of New York at Albany amilas@albany.edu

3:00 p.m.
Vectorvalued modular forms and the RiemannHilbert problem.
Terry Gannon*, Dept of Math, U of Alberta
(107211274)

3:30 p.m.
Homotopy Relations for Topological VOA.
Anton Zeitlin*, Department of Mathematics, Yale University
(107281151)

4:00 p.m.
Vertex operator algebra $1$point functions and Jacobi forms.
Matthew T Krauel*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(107281237)

4:30 p.m.
Decomposition of level1 representations of $D_4^{(1)}$ with respect to its subalgebra $G_2^{(1)}$ in the spinor construction.
Quincy Loney*, SUNY Cortland
Alex J Feingold, Binghamton University
(107217228)

5:00 p.m.
Vertex Operator Algebras Associated to Type G Affine Lie Algebras.
Jonathan Axtell*, University of Connecticut
KyuHwan Lee, University of Connecticut
(107217236)

Sunday September 11, 2011, 3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Multivariable Operator Theory, IV
Room 132, Rockefeller Hall
Organizers:
Ronald G. Douglas, Texas A&M University
Rongwei Yang, State University of New York at Albany ryang@albany.edu

Sunday September 11, 2011, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Parabolic Evolution Equations of Geometric Type, IV
Room 105, Rockefeller Hall
Organizers:
Xiaodong Cao, Cornell University cao@math.cornell.edu
Bennett Chow, University of California San Diego

Sunday September 11, 2011, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry and Topology, IV
Room 104, Rockefeller Hall
Organizers:
Tara Holm, Cornell University
Katrin Wehrheim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology katrin@math.mit.edu
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