8:00 a.m. Completely Bounded Growth and Exactness of Discrete Groups. Erik Guentner*, IUPUI
Jerome Kaminker, IUPUI
(947-46-147)
8:45 a.m. On invariants of Hirzebruch, Atiyah-Patodi-Singer, and Cheeger-Gromov. Stanley S Chang*, Rice University
Shmuel A Weinberger, University of Chicago
(947-19-127)
9:30 a.m. Cyclic cohomology of Hopf algebras and secondary characteristic classes. Alexander Gorokhovsky*, Ohio State University
(947-58-118)
10:15 a.m. Self-adjoint perturbed Dirac operators. Jeffrey Fox, University of Colorado
Peter Haskell*, Virginia Tech
(947-58-101)
8:00 a.m. On the Global Behavior of Solutions of a Biological Model. E. A. Grove, University of Rhode Island
G. Ladas, University of Rhode Island
N. R. Prokup*, University of Rhode Island
R. Levins, Harvard School of Public Health
(947-39-40)
8:30 a.m. The Pre-image Set and Transient Behavior of Delay Difference Equations, with Application to Ecology and Epidemiology . Richard Levins*, Harvard School of Public Health
(947-39-38)
9:00 a.m. Asymptotically Autonomous Difference Equations. Diana M Thomas*, New Jersey City Unversity
(947-37-26)
9:30 a.m. Applications of coupled logistic maps. Harold M Hastings*, Hofstra University
Flavio H Fenton, Hofstra University
Gregory C Levine, Hofstra University
(947-37-24)
10:00 a.m. On the Difference Equation x[n+1]=max{1/x[n], A[n]/x[n-1]} with a period 3 parameter. Edward A Grove, University of R.I.
Candace M Kent, Virg. Common. Univ.
Gerasimos Ladas, University of R.I.
Michael A Radin*, University of R.I.
(947-39-34)
10:30 a.m. Existence and Global Behavior of a Rational System. Edward A Grove, University of Rhode Island
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
Lynn C McGrath, University of Rhode Island
Christopher T Teixeira*, University of Rhode Island
(947-39-33)
8:30 a.m. On the Varchenko bilinear form associated to a hyperplane arrangement. Benjamin S Joseph*, MIT
(947-05-165)
9:00 a.m. Kazhdan-Lusztig and $R$-polynomials, Young's lattice, and Catalan partitions. Francesco Brenti*, Universita' di Roma "Tor Vergata"
(947-05-88)
9:30 a.m. Compressed polytopes. Takayuki Hibi*, Osaka University
(947-52-87)
10:00 a.m. Generalized riffle shuffles and quasisymmetric functions. Richard P. Stanley*, M.I.T.
(947-05-47)
10:30 a.m. The coset poset and the probabilistic zeta function of a finite group. Kenneth S. Brown*, Cornell University
(947-20-65)
8:30 a.m. Galois pro-p groups unramified at p; explicit computations. Nigel Boston*, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(947-11-71)
9:00 a.m. Universal deformation rings and cyclic blocks. Ted C Chinburg*, Univ. of Pennyslvania
Frauke M Bleher, Southern Illinois University
(947-11-61)
9:30 a.m. The number of rational points on genus 3 curves over finite fields. Kristin E Lauter*, Microsoft Research
(947-11-95)
10:00 a.m. How to align Brumer-Stark elements into a Hecke character (preliminary report). David R Hayes*, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
(947-11-85)
10:30 a.m. p-adic Gamma functions and pro-p Groups. Keith Conrad*, Ohio State University
(947-11-125)
9:00 a.m. Functions on Nilpotent Orbit Covers. Eric N Sommers*, Harvard University
(947-22-83)
9:30 a.m. Invariant distributions supported by topologically nilpotent elements. Clifton Cunningham*, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
(947-22-116)
10:00 a.m. Star product quantization of nilpotent orbits. Ranee K Brylinski*, Penn State University
(947-81-128)
10:30 a.m. Component Groups of Centralizers of Nilpotents in Complex Symmetric Space. Donald R King*, Northeastern University
Alfred G Noel, University of Massachusetts, Boston
(947-20-109)
9:00 a.m. Traces of intertwiners for quantum groups and difference equations. Pavel I Etingof*, MIT
Alexander N Varchenko, UNC at Chapel Hill
(947-17-100)
9:30 a.m. Integral properties of the modular functor. Alexander Jr. Kirillov*, SUNY Stony Brook
(947-14-153)
10:00 a.m. Algebraic Construction of the Uhlenbeck Space. Vladimir Baranovsky*, University of Chicago
(947-14-136)
10:30 a.m. Verma modules for $\hat{gl_n}$ and Hall algebras. Alexander G Kuznetsov*, Independent Moscow University
(947-22-151)
9:00 a.m. Rapidity of approach to the identity of the $p$-power iterates of an automorphism of a field $k[[t]]$ of characteristic $p$. Jonathan Lubin*, Brown University
(947-11-23)
9:30 a.m. Fatou components in non-archimedean dynamics. Robert L Benedetto*, University of Rochester
(947-37-51)
10:00 a.m. Local and Global Polynomial Dynamics. Susan Goldstine*, McMaster University
(947-11-68)
10:30 a.m. On Preperiodic Points of Morphisms over Number Fields and Function Fields. Gregory S Call*, Amherst College
(947-11-69)
9:00 a.m. Entire solutions of semilinear elliptic equations in $\mathbb{R}^3$ and a conjecture of De Giorgi. Luigi Ambrosio, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa
Xavier Cabr\'e*, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
(947-35-41)
9:30 a.m. The Averaged Equation for a Dispersion Managed Optical Fiber and its Ground State. Christopher K Jones*, Brown University
Vadim Zharnitsky, Brown University
(947-35-161)
10:00 a.m. Long-wave unstable thin film equations --- the linear and nonlinear stability of steady states . Richard S Laugesen, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Mary C Pugh*, University of Pennsylvania
(947-35-35)
10:30 a.m. Inverse Boundary Value Problems for Quasilinear Elliptic Equations. Ziqi Sun*, Wichita State University
(947-35-141)
9:15 a.m. Differential Inequalities and Local Valency. Ram M Goel*, Punjabi University,Patiala(India
(947-30-94)
9:30 a.m. Continuation Method for $\alpha$-sublinear Mappings. Yong-Zhuo Chen*, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
(947-47-132)
10:00 a.m. A closer look at the lower bound of the Van der Waerden numbers. Erin M Boyer*, Bard College
Anitashree Balaji, Wellesley College
Tze Yi Chan, Trinity College
Tricia Frantti, Chassell High School
Anant P Godbole, MIchigan Technological University
(947-60-158)
10:15 a.m. Treshold Functions for Random Sidon Sequences. Lukasz Fidkowski*, Harvard University
Anant Godbole, Michigan Technological University
Fumei Lam, Berkeley
Donald Ying, Stanford
(947-60-159)
10:30 a.m. Shift Filters for Bayesian Categories and the Fulda /COMMON/ Gap. Barbara P. Landry*, University of Santa Cruz
(947-60-11)
2:30 p.m. Minuscule elements of Weyl groups. John R Stembridge*, University of Michigan
(947-05-90)
3:00 p.m. Dumont's statistic on words. Mark A. Skandera*, MIT
(947-05-81)
3:30 p.m. Spaces of trees. Louis J Billera, Cornell University
Susan Holmes, Stanford University
Karen Vogtmann*, Cornell University
(947-05-98)
4:00 p.m. Unimodality and Association Schemes. John S Caughman, IV, Michigan State University
Bruce E Sagan*, Michigan State University
(947-05-62)
4:30 p.m. A new interpretation for the Tutte polynomial. Victor S. Reiner*, Univ. of Minnesota
(947-05-06)
5:00 p.m. A new combinatorial invariant for geometric lattices. H/'el\`ene Barcelo*, Arizona Sate University
Reinhard Laubenbacher, New Mexico State University
(947-05-84)
5:30 p.m. Triangulations and Ehrhart Polynomials of Polytopes Associated with Root Systems. Wungkum Fong*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(947-05-86)
6:00 p.m. Iterated Homology and Decompositions of Simplicial Complexes. Art Duval*, University of Texas at El Paso
Ping Zhang, Western Michigan University
(947-05-129)
2:30 p.m. Germs of characters. Fiona Murnaghan*, University of Toronto
(947-22-76)
3:00 p.m. Hecke algebras and parabolic induction. Anne-Marie Aubert, Ecole Normale Superieure
Philip K Kutzko, University of Iowa
Lawrence E Morris*, Clark University
(947-22-148)
3:30 p.m. Rational Quadratic Divisors and Automorphic Forms. Jens P Funke*, Indiana University
(947-11-56)
4:00 p.m. Twisted Torsion on Compact Hyperbolic Spaces. Maria G Fung*, Cornell University
(947-22-122)
4:30 p.m. Cohomological meaning of $G/\Gamma$-multiplicities of certain unitary representations. Floyd L. Williams*, University of Massachusetts
(947-22-99)
2:30 p.m. Geometry and unrestricted representations. Dmitriy Rumynin*, University of Warwick
(947-17-46)
3:00 p.m. Structure of some Springer fibers of $\mathfrak{gl}_n(\mathbb{C})$ and relations to Kazhdan-Lusztig theory. Francis Y. Fung*, Odyssey Research Associates
(947-14-121)
3:30 p.m. Cohomology of tilting modules and equivariant K-theory of the nilpotent cone. Viktor Ostrik*, Independent Moscow University
(947-17-54)
4:00 p.m. Affine Springer Fibers and Cartans of Loop Groups. David D Ben-Zvi*, University of Chicago
(947-14-113)
4:30 p.m. Character sheaves on Drinfeld's spaces. Dennis Gaitsgory*, Harvard University
(947-14-133)
2:30 p.m. Multiple Solutions for $2m$th Order Sturm-Liouville Boundary Value Problems on a Measure Chain. Johnny Henderson*, Auburn University
(947-39-18)
3:00 p.m. On The Difference Equation $x(n+1)=(max{x(n),A{n}})/x(n)^2x(n-1)$. Soudabeh Valicenti*, University of Rhode Island
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island
Kim Cunningham, University of Rhode Island
Jeffery Feuer, Merrimack College
(947-39-25)
3:30 p.m. Eventually periodic solutions of x[n+1]=max{A[n]/x[n],1/x[n-1]}. William J. Briden, Univ. of R. I.
Edward A. Grove, Univ. of R. I.
Gerry Ladas, Univ. of R. I.
Candace M. Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth Univ.
(947-99-31)
4:00 p.m. Discussion.
4:30 p.m. Applications concerning a Riccati equation for a differential equation on a measure chain. Allan C. Peterson*, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lynn H. Erbe, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(947-39-20)
5:00 p.m. On the discretization of a delay differential equation. Kenneth L Cooke, Pomona College
Anatoli F Ivanov*, Pennsylvania State University
(947-39-16)
2:30 p.m. Harnack estimates and symmetry for elliptic systems. Jerome B. Busca*, Universit\'e de Tours
(947-35-78)
3:00 p.m. Gradient estimates for laminar elliptic systems. YanYan Li*, Rutgers University
Louis Nirenberg, Courant Institute
(947-35-92)
3:30 p.m. On the interaction of self-similar multi-branched vortex sheets of the 2-D Euler equations. Zheng-Chao Han*, Rutgers-New Brunswick
(947-76-160)
4:00 p.m. Traveling fronts and solutions global in time of a semi-linear parabolic equation. Francois Hamel*, University Paris VI
(947-35-39)
4:30 p.m. A nonlinear elliptic boundary value problem related to corrosion modeling. Michael S Vogelius*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(947-35-169)
2:40 p.m. Into the Woods - Norbert Wiener in Maine. Eisso J Atzema*, University of Maine
(947-01-135)
3:20 p.m. The Remarkable History of Logarithms. Robert G Stein*, California State U, San Bernardino
(947-01-143)
4:00 p.m. Digo Que el Numero Sea una Cosa--Seeking the Earliest Printed Math Books in the New World. Bruce S Burdick*, Roger Williams University
(947-01-162)
4:40 p.m. Early Textbooks at West Point. V. Frederick Rickey*, United States Military Academy
(947-01-139)
5:20 p.m. Henry Briggs' Arithmetica Logarithmica: the introduction of common logarithms. Daniel E Otero*, Xavier University
(947-01-108)
2:40 p.m. Round-off errors and $p$-adic numbers. Franco Vivaldi*, Queen Mary and Wesfield College, University of London
Diana Bosio, Queen Mary and Wesfield College, University of London
(947-37-50)
3:10 p.m. Discussion.
3:40 p.m. Some Open Problems in the Algebraic Theory of Dynamical Systems. Patrick Morton*, Wellesley College
(947-12-57)
4:10 p.m. Fractals in Number Theory. Arthur Baragar*, UNLV
(947-06-74)
4:40 p.m. Polynomial Chains and Stable Power Series. Karl F Zimmermann*, Union College
(947-12-59)
2:40 p.m. Are maximal Stirling numbers unique? E. R. Canfield, University of Georgia
Carl Pomerance*, Bell Labs
(947-11-29)
3:10 p.m. Sums of values of a rational function. Bjorn Poonen*, University of California, Berkeley
(947-11-44)
3:40 p.m. Diophantine approximation exponents in finite characteristic. Dinesh S Thakur*, University of Arizona
(947-11-66)
4:10 p.m. Rank of $E(K)$ for cyclic cubic extensions. Hershy H Kisilevsky*, Concordia University
Masato Kuwata, University of Caen
Jack Fearnley, Concordia University
(947-11-80)
4:40 p.m. Uniform Bounds for Integral Points on Elliptic Curves. Lisa A Fastenberg*, Yeshiva University
(947-11-73)
5:10 p.m. Geometry of Fermat adeles. Alexandru Buium*, University of New Mexico
(947-11-17)
5:40 p.m. Gamma Values and Linear Independence in Characteristic $p$. Dale Brownawell, The Pennsylvania State University
Matthew A Papanikolas*, The Pennsylvania State University
(947-11-72)
8:00 a.m. Signatures and covering spaces. Wolfgang L\"uck, Univ M\'unster
Thomas Schick*, Penn State University and Uni Münster
(947-55-13)
8:45 a.m. Volume Growth and Positive Scalar Curvature. Guihua Gong*, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
Guoliang Yu, Uinversity of Colorado, Boulder
(947-19-63)
9:30 a.m. Monicity of the Baum-Connes map. Gunnar Carlsson, Stanford university
Erik K Pedersen*, Bingham University
John Roe, Penn State
(947-19-112)
10:15 a.m. Connes' Index Theorem for Groupoids. Jerome Kaminker*, IUPUI, Indianapolis, IN
(947-19-166)
8:00 a.m. On the Recursive Sequence x(n+1) = (a + b x(n-1))/(c + x(n)) . Carol H Gibbons*, University of Rhode Island
M R Kulenovic, University of Rhode Island
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island
(947-39-12)
8:30 a.m. On the System of Difference Equations x(n+1)=x(n)/(a+y(n)), y(n+1)=y(n)/(b+x(n)). Dean Clark, University of Rhode Island
M.R. S. Kulenovic*, University of Rhode Island
(947-39-32)
9:00 a.m. The Brjuno Brush. Eileen F Lee*, Trinity College
(947-37-27)
10:00 a.m. On a Rational Recursive Sequence with Even Delays. Hamdi El-Mitwalli*, University of Rhode Island
Edward A Grove, University of Rhode Island
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
(947-39-52)
8:00 a.m. The Frobenius Coin Exchange Problem and rational polytopes. Matthias Beck, Temple University
Ricardo Diaz, University of Northern Colorado
Sinai Robins*, Temple University
(947-05-163)
8:30 a.m. Lexicographic Shellability for Balanced Boolean Cell Complexes. Patricia L Hersh*, University of Washington
(947-05-91)
9:00 a.m. Discrete Morse Complexes. Manoj Chari, Louisiana State University/TU-Berlin
Michael Joswig, TU-Berlin
Volkmar Welker*, Universitaet Marburg
(947-05-120)
9:30 a.m. Enumerative invariants of convex polytopes. Louis J Billera*, Cornell University
Catherine Stenson, Cornell University
(947-52-140)
10:00 a.m. Sign-balanced posets and spin-balanced domino tableaux. Dennis E White*, University of Minnesota
(947-05-75)
10:30 a.m. Generalized Littlewood-Richardson coefficients, canonical bases and totally positive varieties. Arkady Berenstein, Cornell University
Andrei Zelevinsky*, Northeastern University
(947-14-97)
8:30 a.m. Cohomological induction and harmonic algebra. Gregg J. Zuckerman*, Yale University
(947-17-134)
9:00 a.m. Primitive ideals and the theta correspondence. Peter E Trapa*, Institute for Advanced Study
(947-22-37)
9:30 a.m. Orthogonality relations and invariant sesquilinear forms. Robert W Donley, Jr.*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(947-22-22)
10:00 a.m. Discussion.
10:30 a.m. Deformation quantization and invariant distributions. Martin Andler, Universite de Versailles a San-Quentin
Alexander Dvorsky, Rutgers University
Siddhartha Sahi*, Rutgers University
(947-22-103)
9:00 a.m. Conjugacy classes in parabolic subgroups of general linear groups. Scott H Murray*, University of Chicago
(947-20-60)
9:30 a.m. Certain "abstract" homomorphisms of Chevalley groups. Lucy Lifschitz*, University of Virginia
Andrei S Rapinchuk, University of Virginia
(947-20-115)
10:00 a.m. A homological interpretation of Jantzen's sum formula. Upendra B Kulkarni*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(947-20-145)
10:30 a.m. Some new applications of endomorphism algebras to representation theory. Brian Parshall*, University of Virginia
(947-20-149)
9:00 a.m. The Lap Counting Function and Zeta Function of the Tent Map. Leopold Flatto, Bell Laboratories
Jeffrey C Lagarias*, AT&T Labs
(947-58-55)
9:30 a.m. Torsion of abelian varieties and the Morton-Silverman conjecture. Bjorn Poonen*, University of California, Berkeley
(947-11-43)
10:00 a.m. Dynamical Systems and Elliptic Curves. Graham R Everest*, University of East Anglia
(947-11-21)
10:30 a.m. A Bound for Torsion Points on Everywhere Good Reduction Elliptic Curves. Joseph H. Silverman*, Brown University
Marc Hindry, Universit\'e Denis Diderot Paris 7
(947-11-28)
9:30 a.m. Non-existence results for nonlinear equations in unbounded domains. Isabeau Birindelli*, Dipartimento di Matematica, Universita' di Roma "La Sapienza"
(947-35-123)
10:00 a.m. Some geometric problems related to PDE's. Pablo Padilla*, IIMAS, UNAM
(947-35-144)
10:30 a.m. Multi-peak solutions for a nonlinear Neumann problem. Changfeng Gui*, University of Connecticut and University of British Columbia
(947-35-53)
2:30 p.m. Polar varieties in classical Lie algebras. Mikhail Grinberg*, MIT
(947-22-48)
3:00 p.m. Principal nilpotent pairs in a semisimple Lie algebra. Victor Ginzburg*, University of Chicago
(947-17-110)
3:30 p.m. Generalized character sums associated to regular prehomogeneous vector spaces over finite fields. David Kazhdan, Harvard University
Alexander Polishchuk*, Boston University
(947-14-105)
4:00 p.m. Normalized intertwining operators and crystals. Alexander Braverman*, Massachusetts Institute of Techonology
(947-22-155)
2:30 p.m. On a three dimensional singularly perturbed Neumann problem. Meijun Zhu*, The University of Oklahoma
Nassif Ghoussoub, University of British Columbia
Changfeng Gui, University of British Columbia
(947-35-89)
3:00 p.m. Symmetry For Exterior Elliptic Problems and Two Conjectures In Potential Theory. Boyan Sirakov*, Universit\'e Paris VI
(947-35-77)
3:30 p.m. Non-existence results for semilinear cooperative elliptic systems via moving spheres. Wolfgang Reichel, Universitat Basel, Switzerland
Henghui Zou*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(947-35-42)
4:00 p.m. Traveling two and three dimensional water waves. Walter Craig*, Brown University
(947-35-170)
2:40 p.m. Hensel's $p$-adic numbers: early history. Fernando Q Gouvea*, Colby College
(947-01-138)
3:20 p.m. The Development of Whole Number Algorithms in the United States. Susan C Ross*, University of Southern Mississippi
(947-01-146)
4:00 p.m. How did the Pythagoreans Prove the Side of a Square is Incommensurable With Its Diagonal? Jeff A Suzuki*, Boston University, College of General Studies
(947-01-119)
2:40 p.m. Tamely Ramified Towers and Discriminant Bounds for Number Fields. Farshid Hajir*, UCLA & Cal State Univ. San Marcos
Christian Maire, Universite de Bordeaux 1
(947-11-70)
3:10 p.m. p-adic Distributions and p-adic Representation Theory. Jeremy Teitelbaum*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(947-11-67)
3:40 p.m. Toric Varieties and Modular Forms. Lev A Borisov, Columbia University
Paul E Gunnells*, Columbia University
(947-11-131)