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2001 Fall Eastern Section Meeting
Williamstown, MA, October 1314, 2001
Meeting #971
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Commutative Algebra

Saturday October 13, 2001, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 103, Bronfman Science Center
Organizers:
Susan R. Loepp, Williams College sloepp@williams.edu
Graham J. Leuschke, University of Kansas gleuschke@math.ukans.edu

8:30 a.m.
Some examples on tight closure and completion.
Christel Rotthaus*, Michigan State University
Susan Loepp, Williams College
(97113104)

9:00 a.m.
Computing Test Ideals.
Moira A McDermott*, Gustavus Adolphus College
(97113179)

9:30 a.m.
Limit HilbertKunz Multiplicities.
Claudia Miller*, University of Toronto
Anurag K Singh, University of Utah
(97113205)

10:00 a.m.
The Plus Closure of an Ideal.
Leslie D Hayes*, St. Joseph's University
(97113157)

10:30 a.m.
The Direct Summand Conjecture in Dimension Three.
Raymond C Heitmann*, University of Texas at Austin
(97113128)

Saturday October 13, 2001, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 103, Bronfman Science Center
Organizers:
Susan R. Loepp, Williams College sloepp@williams.edu
Graham J. Leuschke, University of Kansas gleuschke@math.ukans.edu

2:30 p.m.
Computing the multiplicity of monomial ideals.
Donatella Delfino, Rutgers University
Amelia Taylor*, Rutgers University
Wolmer Vasconcelos, Rutgers University
Rafael Villarreal, Centro de Investigaci\'on y de Estudios Avanzados delIPN
Nick Weinginger, Rutgers University
(9711385)

3:00 p.m.
The facet ideal of a simplicial complex.
Sara Faridi*, George Washington University
(9711380)

3:30 p.m.
Primary Decomposition: Compatibility, Independence and Linear Growth.
Yongwei Yao*, University of Kansas
(9711345)

4:00 p.m.
Symbolic Powers of Prime Ideals.
Sean M SatherWagstaff*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(9711396)

4:30 p.m.
Directsum cancellation in cubic orders.
Ryan Karr*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(97113175)

5:00 p.m.
A numerical characterization of the $S_2$ification of a Rees algebra.
C\u{a}t\u{a}lin Ciuperc\u{a}*, University of California at Riverside
(9711379)

Sunday October 14, 2001, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Room 103, Bronfman Science Center
Organizers:
Susan R. Loepp, Williams College sloepp@williams.edu
Graham J. Leuschke, University of Kansas gleuschke@math.ukans.edu

8:30 a.m.
Bounded versus finite representation type.
Roger A Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
Sylvia M Wiegand, University of Nebraska
(97113132)

9:00 a.m.
Bounds on multiplicities of local rings.
Douglas A Hanes*, University of Minnesota
(9711336)

9:30 a.m.
Gorenstein Artin Algebras.
Hema Srinivasan*, University of Missouri
Anthony Iarrobino, Northeastern University
(9711383)

10:00 a.m.
Vanishing of Ext and Gorenstein rings.
Craig Huneke, Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas
David A Jorgensen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Arlington
(97113194)

10:30 a.m.
Bounds for Indecomposable Modules Over OneDimensional Rings.
Meral Arnavut, SUNY Fredonia
Sylvia M Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(97113133)
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