AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:09:31
1996 Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Lawrenceville, NJ, October 56, 1996
Meeting #914
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Commutative Algebra

Saturday October 5, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 321, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Karen E. Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology kesmith@math.mit.edu
Irena Swanson, New Mexico State University iswanson@nmsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Hilbert's Thirteenth Problem and Genus Zero Coverings
Shreeram S. Abhyankar*, Purdue University
(9141425) 
8:30 a.m.
Puiseux Expansions In Nonzero Characteristic
Sanju Vaidya*,
(91413192) 
9:00 a.m.
Noetherian rings between a local domain and its completion Noetherian rings between a local domain and its completion
William Heinzer, Purdue University
Christel Rotthaus, Michigan State Univ
Sylvia M. Wiegand*, Univ. of Nebraska
(91413234) 
9:30 a.m.
On a Question of Matsumura
Susan Loepp*, Williams College
(91413126) 
10:00 a.m.
On the Hilbert Function of an Orbit
Donna Glassbrenner*, Reed College
Stuart Reiter, Reed College
(91413268) 
10:30 a.m.
Classification and divisor class groups of normal cubicsurfaces in $\bf P^3$.
Mike E. O'Sullivan*,
(91414232)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 5, 1996, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 321, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Karen E. Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology kesmith@math.mit.edu
Irena Swanson, New Mexico State University iswanson@nmsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Iterated quadratic transforms and valuation
Karen E. Smith, MIT
Roger Wiegand*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Sylvia Wiegand, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(91414269) 
3:00 p.m.
HilbertKunz functions of graded rings
Keith Pardue*, Queen's University
Ragnar Buchweitz, University of Toronto
Qun Chen, University of Toronto
(91413183) 
3:30 p.m.
Lifting Modules and some consequences
David A Jorgensen*, University of Texas
(91413222) 
4:00 p.m.
Minimally elliptic singularities and tight closure
Janet Cowden*, UCLA/Purdue University
(91413251) 
4:30 p.m.
Coefficient modules over a $d$dimensional quasiunmixed normal local domain
JungChen Liu*, Purdue University
(91413165) 
5:00 p.m.
Remarks on the Embedded Primary Components of Ideals in aNoetherian ring
Kishor M. Shah*, Southwest Missouri State University
(91413236) 
5:30 p.m.
Tschirnhausen approximate roots in arbitary dimension and characteristic.
M. Spivakovsky*, University of Toronto
(91413353)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday October 6, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Room 321, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Karen E. Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology kesmith@math.mit.edu
Irena Swanson, New Mexico State University iswanson@nmsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Homological Degrees of Modules
Wolmer V Vasconcelos*, Rutgers University
(9141376) 
8:30 a.m.
On the integral closure of ideals
Alberto Corso*, Purdue University
Wolmer V. Vasconcelos, Rutgers University
(91413125) 
9:00 a.m.
Equality of ordinary and symbolic powers of an ideal
Susan E. Morey*, University of Texas at Austin
(91413147) 
9:30 a.m.
Linkage and Northcott Ideals
Claudia Polini*, Michigan State University
Bernd Ulrich, Michigan State University
(91413119) 
10:00 a.m.
CohenMacaulayness and defining equations of blowup algebras
Bernd Ulrich*, Michigan State University
(91413120) 
10:30 a.m.
Linkage and Sums of Ideals
Mark R. Johnson*,
(91413101)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 6, 1996, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, IV
Room 321, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Karen E. Smith, Massachusetts Institute of Technology kesmith@math.mit.edu
Irena Swanson, New Mexico State University iswanson@nmsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
On the schemes Gor(T)
Anthony V. Geramita*, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario and Universita' di Genova, Genova, Italia
(91413187) 
3:00 p.m.
On infinitesimal interpolation.
Karen A. Chandler*, University of Notre Dame
(91414290) 
3:30 p.m.
Singular loci of ladder determinantal varieties and Schubert varieties
Nicolae Gonciulea*,
Venkatramani Lakshmibai,
(91414164) 
4:00 p.m.
An Algorithm for the QuillenSuslin Theorem for Monoid Rings
Cynthia J. Woodburn*,
Reinhard C. Laubenbacher,
(91413117) 
4:30 p.m.
On Functionals and Outside Corners of Monomial Ideals
Geir Agnarsson*, University of California at Berkeley
(91413229) 
5:00 p.m.
Maximum growth of monomial ideals generated in one degree
Heather Hulett*,
(91413253) 
5:30 p.m.
On the algera of embedded joins.
Aron Simis*, UFBA, bahia, Brazil
(91413354)

2:30 p.m.