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Fall Western Sectional Meeting
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
October 2526, 2014 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1104
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Topological Combinatorics and Combinatorial Commutative Algebra I

Saturday October 25, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topological Combinatorics and Combinatorial Commutative Algebra I
Room 108, Hensill Hall
Organizers:
Anton Dochtermann, University of Miami anton@math.miami.edu
Augustine O'Keefe, University of Kentucky
Alexander Engstrom, Aalto University

8:30 a.m.
Connectivity of dual graphs of algebraic varieties.
Bruno Benedetti*, Freie Univ. Berlin
Matteo Varbaro, Univ. di Genova
(11040552)

9:00 a.m.
Gorenstein Algebras and Lefschetz Properties.
Uwe Nagel*, University of Kentucky
(110413155)

9:30 a.m.
Projective Dimension and Domination in Graphs and Clutters.
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas
Jay Schweig*, Oklahoma State University
(110405182)

10:00 a.m.
Projective Dimensions of SquareFree Monomial Ideals.
KueiNuan Lin*, Penn State Greater Allegheny
Paolo Mantero, University of California, Riverside
(110413119)

10:30 a.m.
Algebraic invariants of fiber products.
Tai Ha*, Tulane University
Ngo Viet Trung, Institute of Mathematics, VAST, Vietnam
Tran Nam Trung, Institute of Math, VAST, Vietnam
(11041344)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topological Combinatorics and Combinatorial Commutative Algebra II
Room 108, Hensill Hall
Organizers:
Anton Dochtermann, University of Miami anton@math.miami.edu
Augustine O'Keefe, University of Kentucky
Alexander Engstrom, Aalto University

3:00 p.m.
Betti numbers of barycentric and edgewise subdivisions.
Aldo Conca, University of Genova
Martina Kubitzke, University of Frankfurt
Volkmar Welker*, University of Marburg
(11041387)

3:30 p.m.
Resolutions of monomial ideals and simplicial collapses.
Sara Faridi*, Dalhousie University
(110413127)

4:00 p.m.
Resolutions of ideals of powers of linear forms.
Jimmy Shan*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(110413153)

4:30 p.m.
Polar SelfDual Polytopes and Simplicial Spheres.
Stephen Sturgeon*, San Antonio, TX
(11041355)

5:00 p.m.
Generalized edge and cover ideals.
Jennifer Biermann*, Mount Holyoke College
Elena Guardo, Universita di Catania
Adam Van Tuyl, Lakehead University
(110413171)

Sunday October 26, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topological Combinatorics and Combinatorial Commutative Algebra III
Room 108, Hensill Hall
Organizers:
Anton Dochtermann, University of Miami anton@math.miami.edu
Augustine O'Keefe, University of Kentucky
Alexander Engstrom, Aalto University

8:30 a.m.
On bijections between rooted trees and the comb basis for the cohomology of the weighted partition poset.
Fu Liu*, University of California, Davis
(110405162)

9:00 a.m.
On the free Lie algebra with multiple brackets.
Rafael S. González D'León*, University of Kentucky
(110405169)

9:30 a.m.
An OrlikSolomon theorem for matroids.
Alexander Engström, Aalto University, Helsinki
Matthew T. Stamps*, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
(110405112)

10:00 a.m.
Coset lattices are noncontractible, even for groups with alternating factors.
John Shareshian, Washington University in St. Louis
Russ Woodroofe*, Mississippi State University
(110405223)

10:30 a.m.
Lower bound theorems for balanced simplicial manifolds.
Steven Klee*, Seattle University
Isabella Novik, University
(110405173)

Sunday October 26, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topological Combinatorics and Combinatorial Commutative Algebra IV
Room 108, Hensill Hall
Organizers:
Anton Dochtermann, University of Miami anton@math.miami.edu
Augustine O'Keefe, University of Kentucky
Alexander Engstrom, Aalto University
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