AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:21:42
2004 Spring Eastern Section Meeting
Lawrenceville, NJ, April 1718, 2004
Meeting #997
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Sunday April 18, 2004

Sunday April 18, 2004, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Calvalla Room, Bart Luedeke (Student) Center 
Sunday April 18, 2004, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Calvalla Room, Bart Luedeke (Student) Center 
Sunday April 18, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on CR Geometry and Singularities, III
Room 218, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Joseph J. Kohn, Princeton University kohn@math.princeton.edu
John P. D'Angelo, University of Illinois jpda@math.uiuc.edu
Xiaojun Huang, Rutgers University
Andreea Nicoara, Harvard University

8:00 a.m.
Fefferman's surface area and holomorphic sublevel sets.
David E Barrett*, University of Michigan
(99732195) 
8:45 a.m.
Cusptype singularities of real analytic curves in the complex plane.
Patrick Ahern, University of Wisconsin
Xianghong Gong*, University of Wisconsin
(9973239) 
9:30 a.m.
Global invariants for strongly pseudoconvex varieties with isolated sigularities: Bergman functions.
Stephen S.T. Yau*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(9973232) 
10:15 a.m.
CR singularities of real $3$manifolds in ${\mathbb{C}}^4$.
Adam Coffman*, Indiana University  Purdue University Fort Wayne
(9973236)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 210, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Alberto Corso, University of Kentucky corso@ms.uky.edu
Claudia Polini, University of Notre Dame cpolini@nd.edu
Wolmer V. Vasconcelos, Rutgers University vasconce@math.rutgers.edu

8:00 a.m.
Asymptotic limits of local cohomology modules.
S D Cutkosky, University of Missouri
T Ha, University of Missouri
H Srinivasan*, University of Missouri
E Theodorescu, University of Missouri
(99713184) 
8:30 a.m.
Asymptotic behavior of length of local cohomology.
S Dale Cutkosky*, Univ. Missouri
Tai Ha, Univ. Missouri
Hema Srinivasan, Univ. Missouri
Emanoil Theodorescu, Univ. Missouri
(99713143) 
9:00 a.m.
Applications of the purity of nonstandard Frobenius.
Hans Schoutens*, CUNYNYC College of Technology
(9971452) 
9:30 a.m.
A tight closure analogue of analytic spread.
Neil M. Epstein*, University of Kansas
(9971358) 
10:00 a.m.
Almost Gorenstein rings.
Craig Huneke, University of Kansas
Adela Vraciu*, University of South Carolina
(9971384) 
10:30 a.m.
Toralgebra operations and linkage.
Andreea N. Brezaie, University of South Carolina
Carrie E. Finch, University of South Carolina
Sara M Gabrielli, University of South Carolina
Andrew R. Kustin*, University of South Carolina
Derek J. Owens, University of South Carolina
Frank A. Sanacory, University of South Carolina
William H Streyer, University of South Carolina
Adela Vraciu, University of South Carolina
Brooks D Willet, University of South Carolina
(99713196)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory (in Honor of William Browder's 70th Birthday), III
Room 304, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Martin Bendersky, Hunter College mbenders@math.hunter.cuny.edu
Donald Davis, Lehigh University dmd1@lehigh.edu

8:00 a.m.
Homology and Cohomology of Einfinity Ring Spectra.
Maria Basterra*, University of New Hampshire
Michael A Mandell, University of Chicago
(99755179) 
8:30 a.m.
Mapping spaces and homology isomorphisms.
Nicholas J. Kuhn*, University of Virginia
(9975515) 
9:00 a.m.
Familial homology theories based on the subgroups of the unitary group.
Greg Arone, University of Virginia
Kathryn Lesh*, Union College
(99755231) 
9:30 a.m.
A spectral sequence for the first layer of the Taylor tower of a $\Gamma$module.
Michele Intermont, Kalamazoo College
Brenda Johnson*, Union College
Randy McCarthy, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(99755236) 
10:00 a.m.
An unstable Adams spectral sequence derived from the Goodwillie tower of the identity functor.
Kristine Baxter Bauer, University of Calgary
Brenda Johnson, Union College
Jack Morava*, Johns Hopkins University
(9975593) 
10:30 a.m.
Finite type knot invariants and calculus of functors.
Ismar Volic*, University of Virginia
(9975516)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Variational Methods in Classical Mechanics
Room 219, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
John N. Mather, Princeton University jnm@math.princeton.edu
Vadim Y. Kaloshin, Institute for Advanced Study kaloshin@caltech.edu

8:30 a.m.
Topologically monotone periodic orbits for surface homeomorphisms.
Kamlesh Parwani*, Northwestern University
(99737270) 
9:25 a.m.
Regularity of transport coefficients for Lorenz gas.
Dmitry Dolgopyat*, University of Maryland
(99737155) 
10:20 a.m.
Instability of totally elliptic points of 4dimensional symplectic maps.
Vadim Y. Kaloshin*, Caltech, AIM, IAS
(99737272)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Analytic Number Theory, III
Room 201, Science and Technology Center
Organizers:
Stephen Miller, Rutgers University miller@math.rutgers.edu
Ramin TaklooBighash, Princeton University rtakloo@math.princeton.edu

8:30 a.m.
On the cubic moment of quadratic Dirichlet $L$functions.
Qiao Zhang*, The Johns Hopkins University
(99711160) 
9:00 a.m.
Summation formulas and moments of the Riemann zeta function.
Jennifer Beineke*, Western New England College
Daniel Bump, Stanford University
(99711144) 
9:30 a.m.
Cubic twists of $GL(2)$ automorphic $L$functions.
Ben Brubaker, Stanford University
Solomon Friedberg*, Boston College
Jeffrey Hoffstein, Brown University
(9971148) 
10:00 a.m.
Cancellation in additivelytwisted sums of Hecke eigenvalues.
Stephen David Miller*, Rutgers University
(9971134) 
10:30 a.m.
Integral moments of GL(2) Lfunctions.
Dorian Goldfeld*, Columbia University
Adrian Diadonu, Columbia University
(9971185)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Tomography and Integral Geometry, III
Room 208, Science and Technology Center
Organizers:
Andrew Markoe, Rider University markoe@rider.edu
Eric Todd Quinto, Tufts University todd.quinto@tufts.edu

8:30 a.m.
Groups, wavelets, and harmonic analysis on $R^n$.
Gestur Olafsson*, Louisiana State University
(99742122) 
9:00 a.m.
The Radon transform and PDE.
Leon Ehrenpreis*, Temple University
(99744101) 
9:30 a.m.
Radon transforms on Isotropic Planes.
Eric L. Grinberg*, University of New Hampshire
(99744164) 
10:00 a.m.
Moment Conditions and Support Theorems for Radon Transforms on Affine Grassmannians.
Fulton B Gonzalez*, Tufts University
Tomoyuki Kakehi, University of Tsukuba
(9974469) 
10:30 a.m.
Mean Value Extension Theorems and Microlocal Analysis.
Eric Todd Quinto*, Tufts University
(9974421)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Protein Modelling, III
Room 102, Science and Technology Center
Organizers:
Ileana Streinu, Smith College streinu@cs.smith.edu
Jack Snoeyink, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill snoeyink@cs.unc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Reconstructing evasive protein states using NMR and molecular modeling: the Focal Adhesion Kinase story.
Nikolay V Dokholyan*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Richard Dixon, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Yiwen Chen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Feng Ding, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Sagar D Khare, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kirk Prutzman, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Michelle King, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Michael D Schaller, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Sharon Campbell, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(99792115) 
9:00 a.m.
Bayesian Restraint Potentials for Consistent Inference of Biomolecular Structure from NMR Data.
Jeffrey C. Hoch*, University of Connecticut Health Center
Alan S. Stern, Rowland Institute at Harvard
(9979274) 
9:30 a.m.
Protein Geometry and its Role in Structural Molecular Biology and Proteomics.
Bruce R. Donald*, Dartmouth College
(99751112) 
10:00 a.m.
Some Geometric Problems in NMR Structural Biology: Using Residual Dipolar Couplings to Identify ProteinProtein Interfaces and for Resonance Assignments.
Ramgopal R. Mettu*, Dartmouth College
(99751135) 
10:30 a.m.
An Atomistic Model of Emergent Protein Homochirality.
Vikas Nanda*, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
William F DeGrado, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
(99792201)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Strings and Branes, III
Room 317, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Thomas P. Branson, University of Iowa branson@eva.math.uiowa.edu
S. James Gates, University of Maryland gatess@umd.edu

8:30 a.m.
A construction of critical {\sf GJMS} operators using Wodzicki's residue.
William J. Ugalde*, Purdue University
(99753172) 
9:10 a.m.
Invertible functions on noncommutative twotori and holomorphic structures.
Alexander Polishchuk*, University of Oregon
(9975894) 
9:50 a.m.
Geometry of the lifts of orientifold sixplanes from type IIA string theory to Mtheory.
Amy E Ksir*, United States Naval Academy
Stephen G Naculich, Bowdoin College
(99781228) 
10:30 a.m.
CalabiYau Orientifolds: Gepner Crosscaps, Charges, and Moduli.
Brandon Bates, Columbia University
Charles Doran*, Columbia University
Lennaert Huiszoon, I.T.F., K.U.Leuven
Koenraad Schalm, I.S.C.A.P., Columbia
(99714168)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopical Physics, III
Room 303, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
James Stasheff, University of North Carolina jds@math.unc.edu
Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
Alexander A. Voronov, University of Minnesota voronov@math.umn.edu

8:30 a.m.
The Ainfinity operad and the moduli space of curves.
Kevin Costello*, Imperial College, London
(9975177) 
9:00 a.m.
Operations in the algebraic topology of openclosed string theory.
Eric Neal Harrelson*, University of Minnesota
(99755221) 
9:30 a.m.
Homotopy algebraic structures in classical openclosed strings.
Hiroshige Kajiura*, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University
J Stasheff, University of Pennsylvania
(99718133) 
10:00 a.m.
Arcs, strings and homotopy algebras.
Ralph M Kaufmann*, Oklahoma State University
(99755181) 
10:30 a.m.
Gauge groups and string topology.
Paolo Salvatore*, University of Rome 2
(99755229)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Elliptic Surfaces and Elliptic Fibrations, III
Room 201, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
William L. Hoyt, Rutgers University hoyt@rci.rutgers.edu
Joseph H. Silverman, Brown University jhs@math.brown.edu
Charles F. Schwartz, Rider University schwartz@rider.edu

8:00 a.m.
Algebraic Geometry, Object Recognition, and Computer Vision.
Peter Stiller*, Institute for Scientific Computation, Texas A&M University
(99714274) 
8:30 a.m.
Vectorvalued modular forms associated to Jacobilike forms.
Min Ho Lee*, University of Northern Iowa
(9971155) 
9:00 a.m.
The density of elliptic curves having a global minimal Weierstrass equation.
E Bekyel*, Sabanci University, Turkey
(99711109) 
9:30 a.m.
Twentyeight bitangents of a plane quartic curve, decomposition of its Jacobian and the theory of MordellWeil lattices.
Masato Kuwata*, Department of Economics, Chuo University
(99714166) 
10:00 a.m.
Elliptic Surfaces and DavenportStothers Triples.
Tetsuji Shioda*, Rikkyo University, Tokyo,Japan
(9971473)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 8:40 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Convergence of Riemannian Manifolds, III
Room 321, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Christina Sormani, Herbert H. Lehman College (CUNY) sormani@comet.lehman.cuny.edu
Xiaochun Rong, Rutgers State University
Guofang Wei, University of California Santa Barbara

8:40 a.m.
Discussion 
9:30 a.m.
The curvature tensor and the convergence of metrics under the Ricci flow.
Natasa Sesum*, MIT
(99753124) 
10:20 a.m.
Deforming mappings by geometric flows.
MuTao Wang*, Columbia University
(99753114)

8:40 a.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analytic Convex Geometry, III
Room 302, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Alina Stancu, Polytechnic University astancu@poly.edu
Elisabeth Werner, Case Western Reserve University emw2@po.cwru.edu

9:00 a.m.
The randomized integer convex hull.
Imre Barany*, Microsoft Research
(9975254) 
9:30 a.m.
Smallest singular value of a random matrix.
Alexandr Litvak, University of Alberta
Alain Pajor, Universite de MarnelaValee
Mark Rudelson*, University of Missouri
Nicole TomczakJaegermann, University of Alberta
(99752139) 
10:00 a.m.
Geometry of random polytopes.
Alexander Litvak*, University of Alberta
Alain Pajor, Universit\'e de MarnelaVallee
Mark Rudelson, University of Missouri
Nicole TomczakJaegermann, University of Alberta
(99752120) 
10:30 a.m.
On the Distribution of the Number of Vertices of a Random Polygon.
Christian Buchta*, Salzburg University
(99752177)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Group Cohomology and Related Topics (in Honor of William Browder's 70th Birthday), III
Room 301, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Alejandro Adem, University of Wisconsin adem@math.wisc.edu
Jonathan Pakianathan, University of Rochester jonpak@math.rochester.edu

9:00 a.m.
Weighted $L^2$ cohomology of Coxeter groups.
Michael W. Davis*, The Ohio State University
Jan Dymara, Instytut Matematycczny
Tadeusz Januszkiewicz, The Ohio State University
Boris Okun, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(9972031) 
9:30 a.m.
Stability of surface mapping spaces and the homology of mapping class groups.
Ralph L Cohen*, Stanford University
(9975530) 
10:00 a.m.
Components of a Variety of Matrices and Free Actions of Elementary Abelian 2Groups on a Product of Spheres.
Dikran B. Karagueuzian*, SUNY Binghamton
(99757193) 
10:30 a.m.
Equivariant Gysin maps and pulling back fixed points.
Bernhard A Hanke*, University of Munich
Volker Puppe, University of Constance
(9975572)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Surgery (in Honor of William Browder's 70th Birthday), II
Room 306, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Frank S. Quinn, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University quinn@math.vt.edu

9:00 a.m.
Smoothing loop spaces.
Tilman Bauer, M\"unster University
Nitu Kitchloo, Johns Hopkins University
Dietrich Notbohm, Leicester University
Erik Kja$\!$er Pedersen*, Binghamton University
(99757123) 
9:30 a.m.
Surgery on topological 4manifolds?
Frank Quinn*, Virginia Tech
(9975788) 
10:00 a.m.
A topological constraint on the Ricci flow.
F. T. Farrell*, Binghamton University
P. Ontaneda, UFPE
(9975328) 
10:30 a.m.
New Topological Methods in Study of Biological Intelligence.
Amir H Assadi*, University of WisconsinMadison
(9979208)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Vortices in the GinzburgLandau model of superconductivity.
Theater, Bart Luedeke (Student) Center
Sylvia Serfaty*, New York UniversityCourant Institute
(9973503) 
Sunday April 18, 2004, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Problems in topology left over from the twentieth century.
Theater, Bart Luedeke (Student) Center
William Browder*, Princeton University 
Sunday April 18, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Special Session on CR Geometry and Singularities, IV
Room 218, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Joseph J. Kohn, Princeton University kohn@math.princeton.edu
John P. D'Angelo, University of Illinois jpda@math.uiuc.edu
Xiaojun Huang, Rutgers University
Andreea Nicoara, Harvard University

2:30 p.m.
Interpolation and Sampling for divisors in ${\mathbb C}^n$.
Dror Varolin*, UIUC
(99732220) 
3:15 p.m.
Whitney and Mizohata Structures.
Howard Jacobowitz*, Rutgers University
(99758111) 
4:00 p.m.
Global problems in CauchyRiemann theory.
Roman Dwilewicz*, University of Missouri
(99732104) 
4:45 p.m.
Noncommutative geometric techniques in CR geometry.
Raphael S Ponge*, Ohio State University
(99758240)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Convergence of Riemannian Manifolds, IV
Room 321, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Christina Sormani, Herbert H. Lehman College (CUNY) sormani@comet.lehman.cuny.edu
Xiaochun Rong, Rutgers State University
Guofang Wei, University of California Santa Barbara

2:30 p.m.
Rigidity of 5manifolds of pinched positive sectional curvature.
Fuquan Fang*, Nankai Institute of Mathemactis, Nankai University, China
(9975360) 
3:20 p.m.
Negative pinching and nilpotent groups.
Igor Belegradek*, Georgia Tech
Vilali Kapovitch, University of California Santa Barbara
(9975397) 
4:10 p.m.
Classification of negatively pinched manifolds with almost nilpotent fundamental groups.
Vitali Kapovitch*, University of California at Santa Barbara
Igor Belegradek, Georgia Institute of Technology,
(9975307) 
5:00 p.m.
Discussion of Pinching

2:30 p.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analytic Convex Geometry, IV
Room 302, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Alina Stancu, Polytechnic University astancu@poly.edu
Elisabeth Werner, Case Western Reserve University emw2@po.cwru.edu

2:30 p.m.
An integral geometric approach to strip discrepancy estimates.
Allen D. Rogers*, Elmhurst Collge
(9975286) 
3:00 p.m.
Convex bodies and harmonic analysis.
Eric L Grinberg*, University of New Hampshire
(99752209) 
3:30 p.m.
Geometry of unit spheres in normed spaces.
Juan Carlos Alvarez Paiva*, Polytechnic University
(9975279) 
4:00 p.m.
Intersection bodies and chordal symmetrals.
Monika Ludwig*, TU Wien
(99752216) 
4:30 p.m.
Isometry invariant valuations on hyperbolic space.
Dan Klain*, UMass Lowell
(99752156)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Analytic Number Theory, IV
Room 201, Science and Technology Center
Organizers:
Stephen Miller, Rutgers University miller@math.rutgers.edu
Ramin TaklooBighash, Princeton University rtakloo@math.princeton.edu

2:30 p.m.
Quantum ergodicity on ${\mathrm SL}(2,Z{\mathrm SL}(2,R)$.
Florin Spinu*, Johns Hopkins
(99711252) 
3:00 p.m.
On the exponents of the mod p reductions of an elliptic curve.
William Duke*, UCLA
(99711247) 
3:30 p.m.
An efficient characterization of prime numbers.
Manindra Agrawal*, IAS
(99711250) 
4:00 p.m.
On Quantum Unique Ergodicity for Locally Symmetric Spaces.
Lior Silberman*, Princeton University
Akshay Venkatesh, MIT
(99711212) 
4:30 p.m.
On Li's coefficients for automorphic $L$functions.
Jeffrey C Lagarias*, AT\&T LabsResearch
(9971143) 
5:00 p.m.
Mean values of biquadratic zeta functions.
Gautam Chinta*, Brown
(99711255)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory (in Honor of William Browder's 70th Birthday), IV
Room 304, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
Martin Bendersky, Hunter College mbenders@math.hunter.cuny.edu
Donald Davis, Lehigh University dmd1@lehigh.edu

2:30 p.m.
Noncommutative cohomology.
J. Michael Boardman*, Johns Hopkins University
(9975562) 
3:00 p.m.
An Introduction to real JohnsonWilson spectra.
Nitu Kitchloo, Johns Hopkins University
W Stephen Wilson*, Johns Hopkins University
(9975527) 
3:30 p.m.
Steenrod Operations and the Cohomology of Hopf Algebra Extensions.
William M. Singer*, Fordham University
(9975599) 
4:00 p.m.
The number of summands in $v_{1}$periodic homotopy groups of $SU(n)$.
Katarzyna Potocka*, Lehigh University
(9975553) 
4:30 p.m.
The BousfieldKan spectral sequence for Morava Ktheory.
Jos\'e La Luz*, The Graduate Center, City University of New York
(9975538)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Protein Modelling, IV
Room 102, Science and Technology Center
Organizers:
Ileana Streinu, Smith College streinu@cs.smith.edu
Jack Snoeyink, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill snoeyink@cs.unc.edu

2:30 p.m.
Computational Proteomics.
Mark Gerstein*, Yale University
(99792230) 
3:00 p.m.
Protein Evolution within a Structural Space.
Eric J Deeds*, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Harvard University
Nikolay V Dokholyan, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Eugene I Shakhnocich, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University
(99792224) 
3:30 p.m.
Using Motion Planning to Approximate Protein Folding Landscapes.
Nancy M. Amato*, Texas A&M University
(99792208) 
4:00 p.m.
Global Search in Highdimensional Conformation Spaces.
Oliver Brock*, Univeristy of Massachusetts Amherst
TJ Brunette, University of Massachusettes Amherst
(99792190) 
4:30 p.m.
Atomic Details of DNA Polymerase $\beta$ Conformational Transition Pathway Revealed by Novel Simulation Methods.
Karunesh Arora*, New York University
Tamar Schlick, Department of Chemistry and Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(99792134)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopical Physics, IV
Room 303, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
James Stasheff, University of North Carolina jds@math.unc.edu
Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
Alexander A. Voronov, University of Minnesota voronov@math.umn.edu

2:30 p.m.
A chainlevel version of string topology.
James E. McClure*, Purdue University
Jeffrey H. Smith, Purdue University
(99755131) 
3:00 p.m.
A Morse theoretic approach to string topology.
Ralph L Cohen*, Stanford University
(9975764) 
3:30 p.m.
Rational curves, sigma models and string topology.
Sadok Kallel*, University of Lille
(99755222) 
4:00 p.m.
Algebraic structures on generalized strings and applications.
Vladimir V. Chernov*, Dartmouth College
Yuli B Rudyak, University of Florida
(9975749) 
4:30 p.m.
Graphs in String Topology.
Veronique Godin*, Stanford University
(99755183) 
5:00 p.m.
Algebraic structures and string topology.
Dennis Sullivan*, SUNY at StonyBrook & Graduate Center of CUNY
(99722239)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday April 18, 2004, 2:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Elliptic Surfaces and Elliptic Fibrations, IV
Room 201, Memorial Hall
Organizers:
William L. Hoyt, Rutgers University hoyt@rci.rutgers.edu
Joseph H. Silverman, Brown University jhs@math.brown.edu
Charles F. Schwartz, Rider University schwartz@rider.edu

2:30 p.m.
The effect of zeros of elliptic curve Lfunctions at the central point on nearby zeros.
Steven J Miller*, The Ohio State University
Eduardo Duenez, Johns Hopkins University
Aaron Lint, The Ohio State University
(99711136) 
3:00 p.m.
Moments of the rank of elliptic curves.
Siman Wong*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
(99711105)

2:30 p.m.