AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:10:33
2003 Joint Central and Western Section Meeting
Boulder, CO, October 24, 2003
Meeting #989
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday October 4, 2003

Saturday October 4, 2003, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Maximally supersymmetric gauge theories.
Room 1B 40 (Basement), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Albert Schwarz*, University of California Davis 
Saturday October 4, 2003, 10:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebras, Lattices and Varieties, V
Room 151 (1st Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Keith A. Kearnes, University of Colorado, Boulder kearnes@euclid.colorado.edu
Agnes Szendrei, Bolyai Institute szendrei@math.uszeged.hu
Walter Taylor, University of Colorado, Boulder wtaylor@euclid.colorado.edu

10:00 a.m.
Heyting Varieties and Priestley Configurations.
R. Ball*, University of Denver
A. Pultr, Charles University
J. Sichler, University of Manitoba
(9890617) 
11:00 a.m.
Sheaf Representations of Preprimal Varieties.
Arthur Knoebel*, Vanderbilt University
(9890816) 
11:30 a.m.
Products of quasigroup actions.
Jonathan D.H. Smith*, Iowa State University
(9890814)

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 4, 2003, 10:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Applications of Number Theory and Algebraic Geometry to Coding, III
Room 200 (2nd Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
David R. Grant, University of Colorado, Boulder frant@boulder.colorado.edu
Jose Felipe Voloch, University of Texasat Austin voloch@math.utexas.edu
Judy Leavitt Walker, University of Nebraska, Lincoln jwalker@math.unl.edu

10:00 a.m.
The distribution of class groups of function fields.
Jeffrey D Achter*, Department of Mathematics, Columbia University
(9891113) 
10:30 a.m.
The twovariable zeta function of a curve and algebraicgeometric codes.
Iwan M Duursma*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(98911127) 
11:00 a.m.
Modularity of Asymptotically Optimal Recursive Towers.
WenChing Winnie Li*, Penn State University
(9891487) 
11:30 a.m.
An application of Galois covers of the affine line to maximal curves.
Rachel J Pries*, Colorado State University
(9891176) 
12:00 p.m.
Nonbinary Quantum ErrorCorrecting Codes from Algebraic Curves.
JonLark Kim*, Department of Math, University of NebraskaLincoln
Judy L. Walker, Department of Math, University of NebraskaLincoln
(98994146)

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 4, 2003, 10:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Methods in Partial Differential Equations, V
Room 1B 40 (Basement), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Jeanne N. Clelland, University of Colorado, Boulder Jeanne.Clelland@colorado.edu
George R. Wilkins, University of Hawaii grw@math.hawaii.edu

10:00 a.m.
On the twophase Stefan problem.
Marianne Korten*, Kansas State University
Charles N Moore, Kansas State University
(98935191) 
11:00 a.m.
Characterizing immersions that lie on algebraic varieties (Preliminary report).
Steven V Wilkinson*, Northern Kentucky University
(9895393) 
11:30 a.m.
Discussion

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 4, 2003, 10:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry and Geometric Analysis, V
Room 139 (1st Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Carla Farsi, University of Colorado farsi@euclid.colorado.edu
Alexander Gorokhovsky, University of Colorado gorokhov@euclid.colorado.edu
Siye Wu, University of Colorado siye.wu@colorado.edu

10:00 a.m.
Symplectic toric spaces with isolated singularities.
Eugene M Lerman*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(98958170) 
11:00 a.m.
Hopfcyclic cohomology with coefficients.
Masoud Khalkhali*, Western Ontario
(98919224)

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 4, 2003, 10:00 a.m.12:15 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory, III
Room 105 (1st Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Daniel Dugger, University of Oregon ddugger@math.uoregon.edu
Brooke E. Shipley, Purdue University bshipley@math.purdue.edu

10:00 a.m.
Trace and Transfer Maps in the Algebraic Ktheory of Spaces.
Wojciech Dorabiala, Penn State Altoona
Mark W Johnson*, Penn State Altoona
(98919201) 
10:30 a.m.
Controlled homotopy theory of simplicial sets.
Daniel C Isaksen*, Wayne State University
(9895589) 
11:00 a.m.
Small object argument for classes.
Boris Chorny*, University of Western Ontario
(98955175) 
11:30 a.m.
Representations of profinite groups, representation varieties, and Ktheory.
Gunnar Carlsson*, Stanford
(98919272)

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 4, 2003, 10:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Diagraphs, IV
Room 131 (1st Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Michael Jacobson, University of Colorado, Denver msj@math.cudenver.edu
Richard J. Lundgren, University of colorado, Denver lundgren@carbon.cudenver.edu

10:00 a.m.
Agreement Subtrees.
William H.E. Day, Port Maitland, Nova Scotia
F. R. McMorris*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(98905111) 
10:30 a.m.
Offensive Alliances in Directed Graphs.
Larry J Langley*, University of the Pacific
(98905112) 
11:00 a.m.
Maximal Clique Partitions of Graphs.
Chariya Uiyyasathian, University of Colorado at Denver
Kathryn Fraughnaugh*, University of Colorado at Denver
(98905264) 
11:30 a.m.
On the asymptotics of the smallest eigenvalues of a $k$regular graph.
Sebastian M Cioaba*, Queen's University
(98905202)

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 4, 2003, 10:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Associative Rings and their Modules, III
Room 137 (1st Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Gene Abrams, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs abrams@math.uccs.edu
Kent Fuller, University of Iowa kfuller@math.uiowa.edu

10:00 a.m.
Complements to projective almost complete tilting modules.
Francesca Mantese*, University of Verona
(9891658) 
10:30 a.m.
Fractional skew monoid rings.
P. Ara, Universitat Aut\`onoma de Barcelona
M. A. Gonz\'alezBarroso, Universidad de C\'adiz
K. R. Goodearl*, University of California at Santa Barbara
E. Pardo, Universidad de C\'adiz
(98916123) 
11:00 a.m.
Morphic Rings and Modules.
W K Nicholson*, University of Calgary
E Sanchez Campos, University of Malaga
(9891630) 
11:30 a.m.
Twosided Vector Spaces.
Adam Nyman*, University of Montana, Missoula
Christopher J. Pappacena, National Security Agency
(98916218) 
12:00 p.m.
Endomorphism Rings in Morita Contexts.
Pham Ngoc Anh, Alfred Renyi Mathematical Institute
Michael F Siddoway*, Colorado College
(98913124)

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 4, 2003, 10:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis on Singular Spaces, III
Room 1B 51 (Basement), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Mario Bonk, University of Michigan mbonk@umich.edu
Juha Heinonen, Mathemtical Sciences Research Institute heinonen@msri.org

10:00 a.m.
EZstructures and actions on $\mathbb D^n$.
JeanFrancois Lafont*, S.U.N.Y. Binghamton
F.T. Farrell, S.U.N.Y. Binghamton
(9895122) 
10:30 a.m.
Conjugating semigroups of holomorphic endomorphisms.
Sergiy Merenkov*, University of Michigan
Gregery T Buzzard, Purdue University
(98932104) 
11:00 a.m.
On the Lipschitz regularity of $2$harmonic functions in metric spaces.
Nageswari Shanmugalingam*, University of Cincinnati
Pekka Koskela, University of Jyvaskyla
Kai Rajala, University of Jyvaskyla
(98931128) 
11:30 a.m.
Quasisymmetric Embedding of Self Similar Surfaces.
Daniel Meyer*, University of Washington
(98930205) 
12:00 p.m.
Structure of exceptional sets and related problems of geometric measure theory.
Giovanni Alberti, University of Pisa
Marianna Cs\"ornyei*, University College London
David Preiss, University College London
(98928271)

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 4, 2003, 10:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 155 (1st Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Holger Kley, Colorado State University kley@math.colostate.edu
Rick Miranda, Colorado State University miranda@math.colostate.edu
Chris Peterson, Colorado State University peterson@math.colostate.edu

10:00 a.m.
A geometric LittlewoodRichardson rule.
Ravi Vakil*, Stanford
(98914206) 
10:30 a.m.
Incidence duality and AbelJacobian map.
Bin Wang*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(98914101) 
11:00 a.m.
Classification of Quadruple Galois Canonical covers.
Francisco J Gallego, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Bangere P Purnaprajna*, University of Kansas
(98914121) 
11:30 a.m.
Deformation of Galois covers in characteristic p.
Rachel J Pries*, Colorado State University
(98914120) 
12:00 p.m.
Threefolds with Nonconstant Regular Functions and Vanishing Hodge Cohomology.
Jing Zhang*, Department of Mathematics, Washington University, St.Louis, MO 63130
(98914274)

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 4, 2003, 10:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Finite Geometries, V
Room 118 (1st Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Stanley E. Payne, University of Colorad Denver spayne@math.cudenver.edu
Robert Allen Liebler, Colorado State University liebler@math.colostate.edu

10:00 a.m.
Partial Ovoids and Spans of the Hermitian Surface.
G. L. Ebert*, University of Delaware
(9895154) 
10:30 a.m.
Characterizing "Neoclassical" Unitals as Codewords.
Kenneth L Wantz*, Southern Nazarene University
Ronald D Baker, West Virginia State College
(9895137) 
11:00 a.m.
The nonexistence of ovoids in the dual polar space DW(6,q).
Bruce N. Cooperstein*, University of California, Santa Cruz
Antonio Pasini, University of Siena
(98951185) 
11:30 a.m.
Caps on a Hermitian variety.
James W Hirschfeld*, University of Sussex
(9895148)

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 4, 2003, 10:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, V
Room 1B 55 (Basement), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Bernard Deconinck, Colorado State University deconinc@math.colostate.edu
Harvey Segur, University of Colorado Boulder Harvey.Segur@colorado.edu

10:00 a.m.
Stabilizing the BenjaminFeir instability.
H. Segur*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(98935248) 
10:30 a.m.
Continuous and Discrete Homotopy Operators with Applications in Integrability Testing.
W. Hereman*, Colorado School of Mines
(98935250) 
11:00 a.m.
Lab Tours (0).
B. Deconinck*, University of Washington
H. Segur, University of Colorado, Boulder
(98935261) 
11:30 a.m.
Lab Tours (1): BoseEinstein condensates.
P. W. Engels*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(98935262) 
12:00 p.m.
Lab Tours (2).
H. Kapteyn*, University of Colorado, Boulder
M. Murnane, University of Colorado, Boulder
(98935263)

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 4, 2003, 10:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Ubiquitous Heat Kernel, III
Room 150 (1st Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Jay Jorgenson, City College of New York jjorgenson@mindspring.com
Lynne Walling, University of Colorado Boulder walling@math.colorado.edu

10:00 a.m.
The use of the heat kernel in lowdimensional quantum qauge theory.
Dana Fine*, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
(98953254) 
10:30 a.m.
Heat kernels in geometric evolution equations.
Joseph F Grotowski*, City College of New York, CUNY
(98953193) 
11:00 a.m.
Geometric Models for a family of small representations.
L. I Barchini*, Oklahoma State University
(98943150)

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 4, 2003, 10:00 a.m.12:50 p.m.
Special Session on Computational Number Theory, III
Room 245 (2nd Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Brian Conrey, American Institute of Mathematics conrey@aimath.org
Michael Rubinstein, American Institute of Mathematics miker@math.utexas.edu

10:00 a.m.
High precision values of Stieltjes constants, Taylor coefficients, and fractional derivatives for the Riemann zeta function.
Rick Kreminski*, Texas A&M University  Commerce
(9891126) 
10:30 a.m.
On the vanishing of cubic twists of elliptic curves.
Chantal David*, Concordia University
Hershy Kisilevsky, Concordia University
Jack Fearnley, Concordia University
(98911213) 
11:00 a.m.
Barnes integrals and archimedean Lfactors.
Eric Stade*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(98911163) 
11:30 a.m.
RankinCohen type brackets for Siegel modular forms.
Olav K Richter*, University of North Texas
Ozlem Imamoglu, ETH Zurich
(98911169) 
12:00 p.m.
Almost all reductions of an elliptic curve have a large exponent.
William D Duke*, UCLA
(98911159) 
12:30 p.m.
Constructing $1$Parameter Families of Elliptic Curves over $\Bbb{Q}(t)$ with Moderate Rank.
Steven J Miller*, The Ohio State University
(98911195)

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 4, 2003, 10:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Special Presentation
TA development using case studies: A workshop for faculty.
Room 265 (2nd Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Presenters:
Soloman Friedberg, Boston College 
Saturday October 4, 2003, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Applications of Number Theory and Algebraic Geometry to Coding, IV
Room 200 (2nd Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
David R. Grant, University of Colorado, Boulder frant@boulder.colorado.edu
Jose Felipe Voloch, University of Texasat Austin voloch@math.utexas.edu
Judy Leavitt Walker, University of Nebraska, Lincoln jwalker@math.unl.edu

2:00 p.m.
Various results on finite fields with applications to codes.
Nigel Boston*, University of WisconsinMadison
(98911182) 
2:30 p.m.
Minimum Homogeneous Weight of Trace Codes over Galois Rings.
Marcus Greferath*, San Diego State University
Michael O'Sullivan, San Diego State University
Roxana Smarandache, San Diego State University
(98905236) 
3:00 p.m.
A Unified Framework for Decoding "Idealbased" Codes.
Venkatesan Guruswami*, University of Washington
(98968166) 
3:30 p.m.
The minimum distance of some 2D cyclic codes.
Robert F Lax*, LSU
(9899432) 
4:00 p.m.
Convolutional codes with Maximum Distance Profile.
Roxana Smarandache*, San Diego State University
Heide GluesingLuerssen, University of Oldenburg
Ryan Hutchinson, University of Notre Dame
Joachim Rosenthal, University of Notre Dame
(98994142) 
4:30 p.m.
An Essay on Equivalence of Linear Codes.
Jay A. Wood*, Western Michigan University
(98994192)

2:00 p.m.

Saturday October 4, 2003, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Associative Rings and their Modules, IV
Room 137 (1st Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Gene Abrams, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs abrams@math.uccs.edu
Kent Fuller, University of Iowa kfuller@math.uiowa.edu

2:00 p.m.
Binomial Rings.
Jessica K. Sklar*, Pacific Lutheran University
(98916152) 
2:30 p.m.
Rationality of the Poincare series for Koszul algebras.
Izuru Mori*, Syracuse University
(9891628) 
3:00 p.m.
The AuslanderReiten quiver of a selfinjective Koszul algebra.
Roberto MartinezVilla, UNAMMorelia
Dan Zacharia*, Syracuse University
(98916144)

2:00 p.m.

Saturday October 4, 2003, 2:30 p.m.4:15 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory, IV
Room 105 (1st Floor), Engineering Center (ECCR)
Organizers:
Daniel Dugger, University of Oregon ddugger@math.uoregon.edu
Brooke E. Shipley, Purdue University bshipley@math.purdue.edu

2:30 p.m.
Equivariant Formality.
Laura Scull*, University of British Columbia
(9895563) 
3:00 p.m.
Composition of bilinear forms in characteristic p.
Daniel Dugger*, University of Oregon
Daniel Isaksen, Wayne State University
(98912102) 
3:30 p.m.
The Multiplication on MU and BP.
Michael A Mandell*, University of Chicago
(98955158)

2:30 p.m.