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2012 Spring Western Section Meeting
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI
March 34, 2012 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1078
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Sunday March 4, 2012

Sunday March 4, 2012, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
Keller Hall, Keller Hall

Sunday March 4, 2012, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Keller Hall, Keller Hall

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, I
Room 127, Pacific Ocean Science and Technology
Organizers:
Federico Ardila, San Francisco State University federico@math.sfsu.edu
Sara Billey, University of Washington billey@math.washington.edu
Kelli Talaska, University of California, Berkeley talaska@math.berkeley.edu
Lauren Williams, University of California, Berkeley williams@math.berkeley.edu

8:00 a.m.
Analysis of casino shelf shuffling machines.
Persi Diaconis, Stanford University
Jason Fulman*, University of Southern California
Susan Holmes, Stanford University
(10780577)

8:30 a.m.
Construction and enumeration of Franklin magic circles.
Rebecca Garcia*, Sam Houston State University
(10780548)

9:00 a.m.
Projective equivalence classes of vector configurations.
Andrew Berget*, University of California, Davis
Alex Fink, North Carolina State University
(107805396)

9:30 a.m.
$h$vectors of small matroid complexes.
Steven Klee*, University of California, Davis
(107805291)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion

10:30 a.m.
Cointerval simplicial complexes and cellular resolutions.
Benjamin Braun, University of Kentucky
Jonathan Browder*, University of Washington
Steven Klee, University of California, Davis
(107805305)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry: Singularities and Moduli, III
Room 306, Kuykendall Hall
Organizers:
Jim Bryan, University of British Columbia jbryan@math.ubc.ca
Jonathan Wise, Stanford University jonathan@math.stanford.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Number Theory, Diophantine Equations and Related Topics, III
Room 305, Kuykendall Hall
Organizers:
Claude Levesque, Université de Laval, Quebec, Canada Claude.Levesque@mat.ulaval.ca

8:00 a.m.
A geometric variant of Titchmarsh divisor problem.
Amir Akbary*, University of Lethbridge
(107811266)

8:30 a.m.
On inverse Galois problem with certain prime conditions.
Toru Komatsu*, Tokyo University of Science
(107811269)

9:00 a.m.
Average values of twisted Lfunctions.
Andrew Knightly*, University of Maine
John Jackson, University of Maine
(107811230)

9:30 a.m.
Congruences of Markoff numbers via Farey parametrization.
Masanobu Kaneko*, Faculty of Mathematics, Kyushu University
(107811124)

10:00 a.m.
Common terms in Lucas sequences of distinct type.
Gary Walsh*, Ottawa, Ontario
Alain Togbe, Purdue University
(107811181)

10:30 a.m.
The spin of prime ideals.
John Friedlander*, University of Toronto
(107811149)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry, III
Room 210, Kuykendall Hall
Organizers:
Xander Faber, University of Hawaii xander@math.hawaii.edu
Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii mmanes@math.hawaii.edu
Gretel Sia, University of Hawaii gsia@math.hawaii.edu

8:00 a.m.
On surjectivity of the Witt vector Frobenius.
Christopher Davis, University of California, Irvine
Kiran S. Kedlaya*, MIT / UC San Diego
(10781137)

8:30 a.m.
Mahler measures of some K3 surfaces.
MarieJose Bertin, Universite PARIS 6
Amy Feaver, University of Colorado Boulder
Jenny Fuselier, High Point University
Matilde Lalin*, University of Montreal
Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii
(107811144)

9:00 a.m.
Vector heights.
Arthur Baragar*, UNLV
(107811232)

9:30 a.m.
Lpackets and abelian varieties.
Jeffrey D. Achter*, Colorado State University
Clifton Cunningham, University of Calgary
(107811288)

10:00 a.m.
Jacobians of Hermitian curves and the supersingular locus.
Rachel J. Pries*, Colorado State University
Colin Weir, University of Calgary
(107811322)

10:30 a.m.
Torsion and Tamagawa numbers.
Dino Lorenzini*, University of Georgia
(107811282)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic and Modular Forms, III
Room 209, Kuykendall Hall
Organizers:
Pavel Guerzhoy, University of Hawaii pavel@math.hawaii.edu
Zachary A. Kent, Emory University kent@mathcs.emory.edu

8:00 a.m.
Pretentiously detecting power cancellation.
Robert J Lemke Oliver*, Emory University
(107811341)

8:30 a.m.
Kohnen's limit process for realanalytic Siegel modular forms.
Olav K Richter*, University of North Texas
Kathrin Bringmann, University of Cologne (Germany)
Martin Raum, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn (Germany)
(10781120)

9:00 a.m.
On the average value of the divisor function.
Riad Masri*, Texas A&M University
ShengChi Liu, Texas A&M University
(107811297)

9:30 a.m.
Progress on counting discriminants of cubic fields.
Frank H Thorne*, University of South Carolina
(107811312)

10:00 a.m.
The distribution of the traces of Frobenius for elliptic curves.
K James*, Clemson University
(107811340)

10:30 a.m.
The CAP ideal and applications.
Jim Brown*, Clemson University
Krzysztof Klosin, CUNY  Queens College
(107811359)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on C*algebras and Index Theory, II
Room D101, Business Administration Building
Organizers:
Erik Guentner, University of Hawaii at Manoa erik@math.hawaii.edu
Efren Ruiz, University of Hawaii at Hilo ruize@hawaii.edu
Erik Van Erp, University of Hawaii at Manoa jhamvanerp@gmail.com
Rufus Willett, University of Hawaii at Manoa rufus.willett@vanderbilt.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Analysis on Fractal Spaces, III
Room 301, Kuykendall Hall
Organizers:
Michel Lapidus, University of California, Riverside lapidus@gmail.com
Hung Lu, Hawaii Pacific University hlu@hpu.edu
John A. Rock, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona jarock@csupomona.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuijsen, Utah Valley University vanframa@uvu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Gaussian free fields on postcritically finite fractals and Sierpinski carpets.
Joe P. Chen*, Cornell University
Baris E. Ugurcan, Cornell University
(107882145)

8:30 a.m.
Percolation on Nonp.c.f. Sierpinski gaskets and hexacarpets.
Derek Lougee, Cornell University
Benjamin Steinhurst*, Cornell University
(107860304)

9:00 a.m.
Thermodynamical formalism for a modified shift map.
Stephen R Muir*, University of California, Riverside
(107837167)

9:30 a.m.
Real analyticity of Hausdorff dimension of Julia sets of parabolic polynomial $f_{\lambda}(z)=z(1z\lambda z^2)$.
Hasina Akter*, University of North Texas
Mariusz Urbanski, University of North Texas
(10783725)

10:00 a.m.
Rigidity in infinitedimensional hyperbolic spaces.
Tushar Das*, University of North Texas
(107837255)

10:30 a.m.
Distance expanding random mappings, thermodynamic formalism, Gibbs measures, and fractal geometry.
Mariusz Urbanski*, University of North Texas
Volker Mayer, University of Lille
Bartlomiej Skorulski, University of Antofagasta
(10783751)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Spaces, III
Room C102, Business Administration Building
Organizers:
Hyungwoon Koo, Korea University koohw@korea.ac.kr
Wayne Smith, University of Hawaii wayne@math.hawaii.edu

8:00 a.m.
A Volterra type operator on $H^{\infty}$.
Austin Anderson*, University of Hawaii
(107830326)

8:30 a.m.
Duality in SegalBargmann Spaces.
Will Gryc, Muhlenberg College
Todd Kemp*, UCSD
(107846345)

9:00 a.m.
Toeplitz operators on Bergman spaces of polyanalytic functions.
Zeljko Cuckovic*, University of Toledo, Ohio
Trieu Le, University of Toledo, Ohio
(10784772)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion

10:00 a.m.
Geodesic zippers.
Donald E Marshall*, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195
(107830355)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Kaehler Geometry and Its Applications, III
Room A102, Business Administration Building
Organizers:
Zhiqin Lu, University of California Irvine zlu@uci.edu
Jeff Streets, University of California Irvine jstreets@uci.edu
LiSheng Tseng, University of California Irvine lstseng@math.uci.edu
Ben Weinkove, University of California San Diego weinkove@math.ucsd.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Kernel Methods for Applications on the Sphere and Other Manifolds, III
Room C101, Business Administration Building
Organizers:
Thomas Hangelbroek, University of Hawaii at Manoa Hangelbr@math.hawaii.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discussion

9:00 a.m.
Stable computations with Gaussians.
Michael McCourt*, Cornell University
Greg Fasshauer, Illinois Institute of Technology
(107865182)

9:30 a.m.
Numerical solutions to a boundary value problem on the sphere using radial basis functions.
Quoc Thong Le Gia*, Unversity of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052
Kerstin Hesse, Leipzig Graduate School of Management
(107841190)

10:00 a.m.
Radial Basis Functions: Developments and applications to planetary scale flows.
Natasha Flyer*, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences
(10784149)

10:30 a.m.
A partition of unity radial basis function collocation method for partial differential equations.
Elisabeth Larsson*, Uppsala University/Dept. of Information Technology
Alfa Heryudono, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth/Dept. of Mathematics
(107865352)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knotting in Linear and Ring Polymer Models, III
Room A101, Business Administration Building
Organizers:
Tetsuo Deguchi, Ochanomizu University deguchi@phys.ocha.ac.jp
Kenneth Millett, University of California, Santa Barbara millett@math.ucsb.edu
Eric Rawdon, University of St. Thomas ericrawdon@gmail.com
Mariel Vazquez, San Francisco State University arsuaga3@gmail.com

8:00 a.m.
Thetatemperature depression caused by topological effect in ring polymers.
Jiro Suzuki*, Computing Research Center, High Energy Accelerator Research Organization
Atsushi Takano, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University
Yushu Matsushita, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University
(10788296)

8:30 a.m.
Band surgery on knots with applications to other local moves.
Taizo Kanenobu*, Department of Mathematics, Osaka City University
(107857122)

9:00 a.m.
Chain dimension of knotted and unknotted ring polystyrenes.
Atsushi Takano*, Department of Applied Chemistry, Nagoya University
(107854337)

9:30 a.m.
General polygonal length dependence of the linking probability for ideal random polygons.
Kyoichi Tsurusaki*, Kanagawa Industrial Technology Center
(107882206)

10:00 a.m.
Averages of subsegment end to end distance and radius of gyration in ideal rings.
Laura K Zirbel*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(107854203)

10:30 a.m.
Universal curve for the distribution function of distance between two vertices with a given arc length of SAW.
Erica Uehara, Dept. Phys., Ochanomizu University
Tetsuo Deguchi*, Dept. Phys., Ochanomizu University
(107882195)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Model Theory, III
Roomm 310, Kuykendall Hall
Organizers:
Isaac Goldbring, University of California Los Angeles isaac@math.ucla.edu
Alice Medvedev, University of California Berkeley alice@math.berkeley.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebra and Geometry, III
Room D103, Business Administration Building
Organizers:
Jason Bell, Simon Fraser University jpb@sfu.ca
James Zhang, University of Washington zhang@math.washington.edu

8:00 a.m.
Path algebras, path coalgebras and quantum groups constructed from quivers.
S Dascalescu, University of Bucharest, Romania
M C Iovanov*, University of Southern California & University of Bucharest
C Nastasescu, S.Stoilow Institute of Mathematics, Romania
(107816391)

8:30 a.m.
The theory of prime ideals of Leavitt path algebras over arbitrary graphs.
Kulumani M Rangaswamy*, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
(107816102)

9:00 a.m.
A structure theorem for $\mathbb{P}^{1}\operatorname{Spec }k$bimodules.
Adam Nyman*, Western Washington University
(10781884)

9:30 a.m.
Primitive ideals in quantum matrices.
Karel Casteels*, UC, Santa Barbara
(107816381)

10:00 a.m.
Torusinvariant prime spectra of CauchonGoodearlLetzter extensions.
Christopher Ryan Nowlin*, Laurel, MD
(107816302)

10:30 a.m.
The growths of algebras: Examinations of several outstanding problems.
Alexander A Young*, University of California, San Diego
(107816212)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singularities, Stratifications and Their Applications, III
Room 307, Kuykendall Hall
Organizers:
Terence Gaffney, Northeastern University t.gaffney@neu.edu
David Trotman, Université de Provence David.Trotman@cmi.univmrs.fr
Leslie Charles Wilson, University of Hawaii at Manoa les@math.hawaii.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Lattice Theory, III
Room 110, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics
Organizers:
Ralph Freese, University of Hawaii ralph@math.hawaii.edu
William Lampe, University of Hawaii bill@math.hawaii.edu
J. B. Nation, University of Hawaii JB@math.hawaii.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of Nonstandard Analysis, III
Room D106, Business Administration Building
Organizers:
Tom Lindstrom, University of Oslo, Norway t.l.lindstrom@cma.uio.no
Peter Loeb, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign loeb@math.uiuc.edu
David Ross, University of Hawaii, Honolulu ross@math.hawaii.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Asymptotic Group Theory, III
Room 112, Webster Hall
Organizers:
Tara Davis, Hawaii Pacific University tara.c.davis@gmail.com
Erik Guentner, University of Hawaii erik@math.hawaii.edu
Michael Hull, Vanderbilt University michael.b.hull@vanderbilt.edu
Mark Sapir, Vanderbilt University m.sapir@vanderbilt.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Linear and Permutation Representations, III
Room 104, Webster Hall
Organizers:
Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California guralnic@usc.edu
Pham Huu Tiep, University of Arizona tiep@math.arizona.edu

8:30 a.m.
Graded representations of GL(n,q).
Bhama Srinivasan*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10782091)

9:00 a.m.
Characterizing quasisimple groups by the degrees of their irreducible representations.
Hung Ngoc Nguyen*, The University of Akron
Hung P. TongViet, NorthWest University
Thomas P. Wakefield, Youngstown State University
(107820152)

9:30 a.m.
Semisimple symplectic characters of finite unitary groups.
Bhama Srinivasan, University of Illinois at Chicago
C. Ryan Vinroot*, College of William and Mary
(107820199)

10:00 a.m.
Square character degree graphs yield direct products.
Mark L. Lewis*, Kent State University
Qingyun Meng, Henan University of Technology
(10782028)

10:30 a.m.
On primitive Gelfand pairs.
Jan Saxl*, DPMMS, University of Cambridge
(107820361)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Coding Theory and its Industrial Applications, III
Room 103, Webster Hall
Organizers:
J. B. Nation, University of Hawaii JB@math.hawaii.edu
Manabu Hagiwara, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan hagiwara.hagiwara@aist.go.jp

8:30 a.m.
Partial group codes.
J. B. Nation*, University of Hawaii
(107868327)

9:00 a.m.
Complex reflection group coding.
Catherine Walker*, Leeward Community College; Pearl City, Hawaii
J. B. Nation, University of Hawaii
Hye Jung Kim, University of Hawaii
(10786866)

9:30 a.m.
A combinatorial approach to entanglementassisted quantum lowdensity paritycheck codes.
Yuichiro Fujiwara*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Michigan Technological University
(107894242)

10:00 a.m.
Errorcorrecting quantum codes and variations on the numerical range.
John A Holbrook*, Math&Stat Dept, University of Guelph
(10789427)

10:30 a.m.
Combinatorial constructions of quantum codes.
Vladimir D Tonchev*, Michigan Technological University
(10789424)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations at the Common Interface of Waves and Fluids, III
Room D203, Business Administration Building
Organizers:
Ioan Bejenaru, University of Chicago bejenaru@math.uchicago.edu
Vlad Vicol, University of Chicago vicol@math.uchicago.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Computability and Complexity, III
Room 126, Pacific Ocean Science and Technology
Organizers:
Cameron E. Freer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bjorn KjosHanssen, University of Hawaii at Manoa bjoern@math.hawaii.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations of Fluid and Gas Dynamics, III
Room G103, Business Administration Building
Organizers:
Elaine Cozzi, Oregon State University cozzie@math.oregonstate.edu
Juhi Jang, University of California Riverside juhijang@math.ucr.edu
Jim Kelliher, University of California Riverside kelliher@math.ucr.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Transformation Groups in Topology, III
Room 113, Webster Hall
Organizers:
Karl Heinz Dovermann, University of Hawaii at Manoa heiner@math.hawaii.edu
Daniel Ramras, New Mexico State University ramras@nmsu.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Combinatorics of the real Grassmannian and shallow water waves.
Room 152, Bilger Hall
Lauren Williams*, University of California, Berkeley
(10780504)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Geometry of CalabiYau moduli.
Room 152, Bilger Hall
Zhiqin Lu*, University of California Irvine
(10785301)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, II
Room 127, Pacific Ocean Science and Technology
Organizers:
Federico Ardila, San Francisco State University federico@math.sfsu.edu
Sara Billey, University of Washington billey@math.washington.edu
Kelli Talaska, University of California, Berkeley talaska@math.berkeley.edu
Lauren Williams, University of California, Berkeley williams@math.berkeley.edu

3:15 p.m.
Parking functions magics of Macdonald eigenoperators.
Adriano M. Garsia*, University of California San Diego
(107805103)

3:45 p.m.
EulerMahonian statistics via polyhedral geometry.
Matthias Beck*, San Francisco State University
Benjamin Braun, University of Kentucky
(10780583)

4:15 p.m.
Bounding reflection length in an affine Coxeter group.
Jon McCammond*, UC Santa Barbara
(107805287)

4:45 p.m.
Tableaux and plane partitions of truncated shapes.
Greta Panova*, University of California Los Angeles
(107805221)

5:15 p.m.
LittlewoodRichardson coefficients and tight fusion frames.
Edward Richmond*, University of British Columbia
Marcin Bownik, University of Oregon
Kurt Luoto, University of British Columbia
(10780592)

5:45 p.m.
Equivariant quantum Schubert polynomials.
Dave Anderson*, University of Washington
Linda Chen, Swarthmore College
(107805314)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Number Theory, Diophantine Equations and Related Topics, IV
Room 305, Kuykendall Hall
Organizers:
Claude Levesque, Université de Laval, Quebec, Canada Claude.Levesque@mat.ulaval.ca

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
Special Session on Applications of Nonstandard Analysis, IV
Room D106, Business Administration Building
Organizers:
Tom Lindstrom, University of Oslo, Norway t.l.lindstrom@cma.uio.no
Peter Loeb, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign loeb@math.uiuc.edu
David Ross, University of Hawaii, Honolulu ross@math.hawaii.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.4:35 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry, IV
Room 210, Kuykendall Hall
Organizers:
Xander Faber, University of Hawaii xander@math.hawaii.edu
Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii mmanes@math.hawaii.edu
Gretel Sia, University of Hawaii gsia@math.hawaii.edu

3:15 p.m.
Integral points on elliptic curves and explicit valuations of division polynomials.
Katherine E Stange*, Stanford University
(107811364)

3:45 p.m.
Ranks of elliptic curves in families of quadratic twists.
Zev Klagsbrun, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Barry Mazur, Harvard University
Karl Rubin*, UC Irvine
(107811134)

4:15 p.m.
Using elliptic curve with CM by $\sqrt{7}$ to test primality.
Alexander Abatzoglou, UCI
Alice Silverberg*, University of California, Irvine
Andrew V. Sutherland, MIT
Angela Wong, UCI
(107811154)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.4:35 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic and Modular Forms, IV
Room 209, Kuykendall Hall
Organizers:
Pavel Guerzhoy, University of Hawaii pavel@math.hawaii.edu
Zachary A. Kent, Emory University kent@mathcs.emory.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on C*algebras and Index Theory, III
Room D101, Business Administration Building
Organizers:
Erik Guentner, University of Hawaii at Manoa erik@math.hawaii.edu
Efren Ruiz, University of Hawaii at Hilo ruize@hawaii.edu
Erik Van Erp, University of Hawaii at Manoa jhamvanerp@gmail.com
Rufus Willett, University of Hawaii at Manoa rufus.willett@vanderbilt.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Analysis on Fractal Spaces, IV
Room 301, Kuykendall Hall
Organizers:
Michel Lapidus, University of California, Riverside lapidus@gmail.com
Hung Lu, Hawaii Pacific University hlu@hpu.edu
John A. Rock, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona jarock@csupomona.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuijsen, Utah Valley University vanframa@uvu.edu

3:15 p.m.
Spectral metric spaces for Gibbs measures.
Tony Samuel*, University of Bremen
(107837222)

3:45 p.m.
Hyperbolization of metric spaces.
Zair Ibragimov*, California State University, Fullerton
(107851254)

4:15 p.m.
Multifractal analysis for art investigation.
Stephane P Jaffard*, UPEC (University Paris East) Creteil France
(107860111)

4:45 p.m.
Lattice selfsimilar strings and selfsimilar multifractals.
Rolando De Santiago, Cal Poly Pomona
Michel L Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Scott Roby*, University of California, Riverside
John A Rock, Cal Poly Pomona
(107828335)

5:15 p.m.
Discrete generalized fractal strings and generalized lattice strings.
Rolando De Santiago, Cal Poly Pomona
Michel L Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Scott Roby, University of California, Riverside
John A Rock*, Cal Poly Pomona
(107828336)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Kaehler Geometry and Its Applications, IV
Room A102, Business Administration Building
Organizers:
Zhiqin Lu, University of California Irvine zlu@uci.edu
Jeff Streets, University of California Irvine jstreets@uci.edu
LiSheng Tseng, University of California Irvine lstseng@math.uci.edu
Ben Weinkove, University of California San Diego weinkove@math.ucsd.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
Special Session on Kernel Methods for Applications on the Sphere and Other Manifolds, IV
Room C101, Business Administration Building
Organizers:
Thomas Hangelbroek, University of Hawaii at Manoa Hangelbr@math.hawaii.edu

3:15 p.m.
Regularized reconstruction imposing sparsity constraints.
Christian Rieger*, Institute for Numerical Simulation, University of Bonn
(107841309)

3:45 p.m.
Series kernels and some applications to reconstruction problems.
Barbara Zwicknagl*, Center for Nonlinear Analysis, Carnegie Mellon University
(107841311)

4:15 p.m.
A kernel based method for medical image reconstruction.
Stefano De Marchi*, Department of Mathematics, University of Padova, Italy
Amos Sironi, Dipartimento di Matematica, University of Padova, Italy
(107865249)

4:45 p.m.
Stability of kernel methods for timedependent partial differential equations on the circle and sphere.
Rodrigo B Platte*, Arizona State University
Jordan Martel, University of Colorado
(107865256)

5:15 p.m.
RBFGenerated Discrete Differential Operators on Surfaces and Applications to partial differential equations.
Edward J Fuselier*, High Point University
(107841243)

5:45 p.m.
Solving partial differential equations on surface with kernels.
Grady B Wright*, Boise State University
Edward J Fuselier, High Point University
(107865394)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
Special Session on Knotting in Linear and Ring Polymer Models, IV
Room A101, Business Administration Building
Organizers:
Tetsuo Deguchi, Ochanomizu University deguchi@phys.ocha.ac.jp
Kenneth Millett, University of California, Santa Barbara millett@math.ucsb.edu
Eric Rawdon, University of St. Thomas ericrawdon@gmail.com
Mariel Vazquez, San Francisco State University arsuaga3@gmail.com

3:15 p.m.
Region crossing change on link diagrams.
Ayaka Shimizu*, Osaka City University Advanced Mathematical Institute
(107851112)

3:45 p.m.
Knotted lattice polygons.
E J Janse van Rensburg*, Mathematics&Statistics, York University, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3, Canada
(107882139)

4:15 p.m.
The writhe of a polygon on the hexagonal closed packing.
Christian Laing*, Departments of Mathematics and Computer Science, Biology, Wilkes University
(107854161)

4:45 p.m.
Not quite universal.
Andrew Rechnitzer*, University of British Columbia
Buks van Rensburg, York University
(107854210)

5:15 p.m.
Generating random walks and polygons in spherical confinement.
Y. Diao, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
C. Ernst*, Western Kentucky University
A. Montemayor, Western Kentucky University
U. Ziegler, Western Kentucky University
(107857306)

5:45 p.m.
Some geometric and topological properties of open polygonal chains.
Kenneth C Millett*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(107857183)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Coding Theory and its Industrial Applications, IV
Room 103, Webster Hall
Organizers:
J. B. Nation, University of Hawaii JB@math.hawaii.edu
Manabu Hagiwara, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan hagiwara.hagiwara@aist.go.jp

3:15 p.m.
Approximately counting the number of constrained arrays via belief propagation.
Pascal O. Vontobel*, HewlettPackard Laboratories, 1501 Page Mill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
(107894187)

3:45 p.m.
Rational maps and maximum likelihood decoding: dynamical system and invariant theory in decodings.
Yasuaki Hiraoka*, Kyushu University, IMI
(10783758)

4:15 p.m.
On nonbinary paritycheck codes.
Gretchen L. Matthews*, Clemson University
(107805276)

4:45 p.m.
Algebraic LDPC codes based on noncommuting permutation matrices.
Christine A. Kelley*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(107894360)

5:15 p.m.
A transform approach for construction and analysis of quasicyclic lowdensity paritycheck codes.
Qiuju Diao, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California at Davis
Qin Huang, Beihang University, Beijing, China
Shu Lin*, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California at Davis
Khaled AbdelGhaffar, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California at Davis
(107894123)

5:45 p.m.
Discussion

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations of Fluid and Gas Dynamics, IV
Room G103, Business Administration Building
Organizers:
Elaine Cozzi, Oregon State University cozzie@math.oregonstate.edu
Juhi Jang, University of California Riverside juhijang@math.ucr.edu
Jim Kelliher, University of California Riverside kelliher@math.ucr.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
Special Session on Singularities, Stratifications and Their Applications, IV
Room 307, Kuykendall Hall
Organizers:
Terence Gaffney, Northeastern University t.gaffney@neu.edu
David Trotman, Université de Provence David.Trotman@cmi.univmrs.fr
Leslie Charles Wilson, University of Hawaii at Manoa les@math.hawaii.edu

3:15 p.m.
Singularities of projective Gauss images of surfaces in Anti de Sitter 3space.
Liang Chen*, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, P. R. China.
Shyuichi Izumiya, Department of Mathematics, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Masaki Kasedou, Department of Mathematics, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
(107853136)

3:45 p.m.
Lightlike geometry of spacelike surfaces in Minkowski spacetime.
Shyuichi Izumiya*, Department of Matheamtics, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University
(107853141)

4:15 p.m.
Discussion

4:45 p.m.
The families of Gauss indicatrices on Lorentzian hypersurfaces in pseudospheres in semiEuclidean 4 space.
Jianguo Sun*, Northeast Normal University
(107851118)

5:15 p.m.
Whitney umbrellas and swallowtails.
Takashi Nishimura*, Yokohama National University
(10785755)

5:45 p.m.
Discussion

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Transformation Groups in Topology, IV
Room 113, Webster Hall
Organizers:
Karl Heinz Dovermann, University of Hawaii at Manoa heiner@math.hawaii.edu
Daniel Ramras, New Mexico State University ramras@nmsu.edu

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Lattice Theory, IV
Room 110, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics
Organizers:
Ralph Freese, University of Hawaii ralph@math.hawaii.edu
William Lampe, University of Hawaii bill@math.hawaii.edu
J. B. Nation, University of Hawaii JB@math.hawaii.edu

3:15 p.m.
Posets with small principal ideals and large principal filters.
Keith A. Kearnes*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Greg Oman, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
(107806404)

3:45 p.m.
Separating clones near the top of the clone lattice.
Agnes Szendrei*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(107808405)

4:45 p.m.
A category of contexts dual to complete semilattices with applications to (algebraic) lattices.
Peter Jipsen*, Chapman University
Michael A. Moshier, Chapman University
(107806331)

5:15 p.m.
Type classification of unification problems over distributive lattices and varieties of De Morgan algebras.
Simone Bova*, Department of Mathematics, Vanderbilt University (USA)
Leonardo Cabrer, Department of Mathematics, University of Bern (Switzerland)
(107806140)

5:45 p.m.
A lattice naturally associated with a Tychonoff space.
Robert Raphael*, Concordia University Montreal Canada
(107806289)

Sunday March 4, 2012, 4:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Computability and Complexity, IV
Room 126, Pacific Ocean Science and Technology
Organizers:
Cameron E. Freer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Bjorn KjosHanssen, University of Hawaii at Manoa bjoern@math.hawaii.edu
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