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2004 Fall Eastern Section Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA, November 67, 2004
Meeting #1002
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Graph Polynomials

Saturday November 6, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Polynomials, I
Room 523, Benedum Hall Organizers: E. Glen Whitehead, Jr., University of Pittsburgh egw1@pitt.edu

3:00 p.m.
An Introduction to Graph Polynomials.
Earl Glen Whitehead*, University of Pittsburgh
(10020599)

3:30 p.m.
Totally Matchable Graphs.
Kimberly J Burch*, Montclair State University
Earl Glen Whitehead, Jr., University of Pittsburgh
(10020586)

4:00 p.m.
A bruteforce method for studying chromatic equivalence of homeomorphic graphs.
Ronald C. Read*, Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo
(10020514)

4:30 p.m.
A categorification for the chromatic polynomial.
Yongwu Rong*, The George Washington University
Laure HelmeGuizon, The George Washington University
(100205187)

5:00 p.m.
Computation of Tutte Polynomials.
Gary Haggard*, Bucknell University
Gordon Royle, University of Western Australia
(10020515)

5:30 p.m.
A characteristic polynomial for chordal graphs and rooted graphs.
Elizabeth W. McMahon*, Lafayette College
Beth Shimkus, Lehigh University
Jessica Wolfson, Lafayette College
(100205161)

Sunday November 7, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Polynomials, II
Room 523, Benedum Hall Organizers: E. Glen Whitehead, Jr., University of Pittsburgh egw1@pitt.edu

8:30 a.m.
Reconstructing (and not reconstructing) trees from probability data.
David Eisenstat, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
Gary Gordon*, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
(100205160)

9:00 a.m.
On the sandpile group of regular trees.
Evelin Toumpakari*, University of Chicago
(10020541)

9:30 a.m.
A strange treeenumeration formula from electrical network theory.
David G. Wagner*, University of Waterloo C&O Department
(10020523)

10:00 a.m.
Monomial Bases for NBC Complexes.
Jason I Brown, Dalhousie University
Bruce E Sagan*, Michigan State University
(100205102)

10:30 a.m.
Properties of the interlace polynomial.
Joanna Anthony EllisMonaghan*, St. Michael's College
Irasema Sarmiento, CINEVESTAV, Mexico
(10020585)
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