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2004 Fall Southeastern Section Meeting
Nashville, TN, October 1617, 2004
Meeting #999
Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS
bryant@math.fsu.edu
Saturday October 16, 2004

Saturday October 16, 2004, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, Wilson

Saturday October 16, 2004, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Lobby, Wilson

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory and Matroid Theory, I
Room 103, Calhoun
Organizers:
Mark N. Ellingham, Vanderbilt University mne@math.vanderbilt.edu
Michael D. Plummer, Vanderbilt University michael.d.plummer@vanderbilt.edu

8:00 a.m.
Finding a monochromatic subgraph or a rainbow path.
Andras Gyarfas, Computer and Automation Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Jeno Lehel*, The University of Memphis
Richard H. Schelp, The University of Memphis
(99905204)

8:30 a.m.
Monomulti bipartite Ramsey numbers, designs, and matrices.
Paul N. Balister*, University of Memphis, TN
Andr\'as Gy\'arf\'as, Computer and Automation Research Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Jen\H o Lehel, University of Memphis, TN
Richard H. Schelp, University of Memphis, TN
(99905216)

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic solution of the Erd\H osT. S\'os conjecture.
Mik\'os Ajtai, IBM Almaden Research Center
J\'anos Koml\'os, Rutgers University
Mikl\'os Simonovits*, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Endre Szemer\'edi, Rutgers University
(99905284)

9:30 a.m.
An Interlacing Result on Normalized Laplacians.
Guantao Chen*, Georgia State University
George Davis, Georgia State University
Frank Hall, Georgia State University
Kinnari Patel, Georgia State University
Michael Steward, Georgia State University
(9991531)

10:00 a.m.
Additive spanners in hypercubes.
Nana Arizumi, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Peter Hamburger, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Fort Wayne
Alexandr Kostochka*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(9990543)

10:30 a.m.
On the edge reconstruction conjecture.
Yue Nick Zhao*, University of Central Florida
(99905134)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Frames, and Sampling, I
Room 325, Furman
Organizers:
Akram Aldroubi, Vanderbilt University
Douglas P. Hardin, Vanderbilt University doug.hardin@vanderbilt.edu
Qiyu Sun, University of Central Florida qsun@mail.ucf.edu

8:00 a.m.
SigmaDelta quantization and finite frames.
John J. Benedetto*, University of Maryland at College Park
Alex Powell, Princeton University
Ozgur Yilmaz, University of British Columbia
(9994218)

8:30 a.m.
Sampling Solutions of Integral and Operator Equations of the First Kind.
M Zuhair Nashed*, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816
(99945217)

9:00 a.m.
Frames and Data Security.
Eric S Weber*, Iowa State University
(99942189)

9:30 a.m.
Adaptive Learning of Functions.
Peter G. Binev*, University of South Carolina
(99965265)

10:00 a.m.
Frames and Sampling Expansions in Reproducing Kernel Hilbert and Banach Spaces.
Deguang Han*, University of Central Florida
(9994249)

10:30 a.m.
Average sampling in shiftinvariant spaces.
Qiyu Sun*, University of Central Florida
(9994296)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Lattice Theory, I
Room 109, Furman
Organizers:
Ralph N. McKenzie, Vanderbilt University mckenzie@math.vanderbilt.edu
George F. McNulty, University of South Carolina mcnulty@math.sc.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topological Aspects of Group Theory, I
Room 103, Wilson
Organizers:
Michael L. Mihalik, Vanderbilt University mihalik@math.vanderbilt.edu
Mark V. Sapir, Vanderbilt University msapir@math.vanderbilt.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Theory on Function Spaces, I
Room 112, Wilson
Organizers:
Dechao Zheng, Vanderbilt University dechao.zheng@vanderbilt.edu

8:00 a.m.
The C*algebra of a linearfractional composition operator.
Thomas Kriete*, University of Virginia
Barbara MacCluer, University of Virginia
Jennifer Moorhouse, Colgate University
(99947151)

8:30 a.m.
Weighted composition operators between different weighted Bergman spaces and different Hardy spaces.
Ruhan Zhao*, University of Toledo
Zeljko Cuckovic, University of Toledo
(99947154)

9:00 a.m.
Composition operators on small holomorphic Sobolev spaces.
Boo Rim Choe*, Korea University
Hyungwoon Koo, Korea University
Wayne Smith, University of Hawaii
(9994799)

9:30 a.m.
Extensions of the KoplienkoNeidhardt trace formulae.
Vladimir Peller*, Michigan State University
(9994711)

10:00 a.m.
Spectral analysis of operators of finite type.
Daoxing Xia*, Vanderbilt University
(9994708)

10:30 a.m.
Backward shift invariant subspaces in the bidisc.
Keiji Izuchi*, Niigata University, Japan
(99947225)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra, I
Room 121, Wilson
Organizers:
Juan C. Migliore, University of Notre Dame migliore.1@nd.edu
Uwe Nagel, University of Kentucky uwenagel@ms.uky.edu

8:00 a.m.
Consecutive Genera for Irreducible ACM Space Curves.
Anthony A. Iarrobino, Jr.*, Northeastern University
(9991484)

8:30 a.m.
Curves on double surfaces.
Scott Nollet*, Texas Christian University
(99914174)

9:00 a.m.
Finding Information on Resolutions of Fat Points in ${\bf P}^n$.
Stephanie Fitchett*, Florida Atlantic University
Brian Harbourne, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Sandeep Holay, Southeast Community College
(99914173)

9:30 a.m.
Resolutions of ideals of fat points with support in a hyperplane.
Giuliana Fatabbi, Universit\`a di Perugia
Brian Harbourne*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Anna Lorenzini, Universit\`a di Perugia
(99913114)

10:00 a.m.
Multigraded regularity and fat points.
Adam Van Tuyl*, Lakehead University
Jessica Sidman, Mount Holyoke College
(99913208)

10:30 a.m.
Conjectures on ideals and singularities.
Karen A. Chandler*, University of Notre Dame
(99914251)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, I
Room 209, Furman
Organizers:
Maeve L. McCarthy, Murray State University maeve.mccarthy@murraystate.edu
Rudi Weikard, University of Alabama at Birmingham rudi@math.uab.edu

8:00 a.m.
A generalized BorgMarchenko theorem with continuous spectrum.
Tuncay Aktosun*, Mississippi State University
(99934261)

8:30 a.m.
Application of the Riccati equation to inverse SturmLiouville problems.
Daphne J. Gilbert*, Dublin Institute of Technology
(99934246)

9:00 a.m.
Inverse Spectral Problems in Rectangular Domains.
Gregory Eskin, UCLA
James V Ralston*, UCLA
(99935201)

9:30 a.m.
On the BorgLevinson Problem.
Marco Marletta*, Cardiff University
Rudi Weikard, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(9993478)

10:00 a.m.
A Spectral Transform for the Matrix Hill's Equation.
Robert Carlson*, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
(9993476)

10:30 a.m.
Determining the Potential in the Schroedinger Equation by the Boundary Control Method.
Sergei Avdonin, University of Alaska
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee
Vladimir Protopopescu*, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(9993563)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:20 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Hyperbolic Manifolds, I
Room 122, Wilson
Organizers:
John G. Ratcliffe, Vanderbilt University ratclifj@math.vanderbilt.edu
Steven T. Tschantz, Vanderbilt University tschantz@math.vanderbilt.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:20 a.m.10:10 a.m.
Special Session on Index Theory and the Topology of Manifolds, I
Room 113, Wilson
Organizers:
Bruce Hughes, Vanderbilt University bruce.hughes@vanderbilt.edu
Guoliang Yu, Vanderbilt University gyu@math.vanderbilt.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Biomathematics, I
Room 311, Furman
Organizers:
Laurent PujoMenjouet, Vanderbilt University laurent.q.pujomenjouet@vanderbilt.edu
Glenn F. Webb, Vanderbilt University glenn.f.webb@vanderbilt.edu

8:30 a.m.
Modeling transcriptional feedback loops: The role of Gro/TLE1 in Hes1 oscillations.
Samuel Bernard, Institute for Theoretical Biology, Humboldt University, Berlin
Branka \v{C}ajavec, Institute for Theoretical Biology, Humboldt University, Berlin
Laurent PujoMenjouet*, Vanderbilt University
Hanspeter Herzel, Institute for Theoretical Biology, Humboldt University, Berlin
Michael C. Mackey, Department of Physiology, McGill University
(9999236)

9:00 a.m.
A Review of Mathematical Modeling in Cellular Signaling.
Hannah Callender, Vanderbilt University
Mary Ann Horn*, Vanderbilt University
(99992196)

9:30 a.m.
Distribution of the Number of Clonogenic Tumor Cells Surviving Fractionated Radiation.
Leonid G. Hanin*, Idaho State University/University of Rochester
(9999253)

10:00 a.m.
Modeling of Mesodermal Cellular Movements in Zebrafish Embryo.
Colette Jeanne Calmelet*, Tennessee State University/ Vanderbilt University
(9999286)

10:30 a.m.
A Mathematical Study of the Hematopoiesis Process with Applications to Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia.
Mostafa Adimy, University of Pau, Pau, France
Fabien Crauste, University of Pau, Pau, France
Shigui Ruan*, University of Miami, Coral Gables, USA
(99992207)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Semigroup Theory, I
Room 217, Furman
Organizers:
Matthew I. Gould, Vanderbilt University matthew.gould@vanderbilt.edu
Karen Ann Linton, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona kalinton@csupomona.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Local and Homological Algebra, I
Room 115, Wilson
Organizers:
Florian Enescu, Georgia State University fenescu@mathstat.gsu.edu
Adela N. Vraciu, University of South Carolina vraciu@math.sc.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:50 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Von Neumann Algebras and Noncommutative Ergodic Theory, I
Room 126, Wilson
Organizers:
Dietmar Bisch, Vanderbilt University bisch@math.vanderbilt.edu
Sorin T. Popa, University of California Los Angeles popa@math.ucla.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Applications, I
Room 132, Furman
Organizers:
Gieri Simonett, Vanderbilt University simonett@math.vanderbilt.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Welcoming remarks.
Room 103, Wilson
Deformation, rigidity, and the classification of II$_1$ factors.
Room 103, Wilson
Sorin T. Popa*, University of California Los Angeles
(9994603)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Holomorphic disks and lowdimensional topology.
Room 103, Wilson
Peter S. Ozsvath*, Columbia University
(9995705)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Hyperbolic Manifolds, II
Room 122, Wilson
Organizers:
John G. Ratcliffe, Vanderbilt University ratclifj@math.vanderbilt.edu
Steven T. Tschantz, Vanderbilt University tschantz@math.vanderbilt.edu

2:30 p.m.
Totally Geodesic Surfaces in Hyperbolic Knot and Link Complements.
Colin C Adams*, Williams College
Hanna Bennett, University of Chicago
Christopher Davis, MIT
Michael Jennings, Cornell Univiersity
Jennifer Novak, Stanford University
Nicholas Perry, Newton, MA
Eric Schoenfeld, Stanford University
(99957148)

3:10 p.m.
Cusp Shapes of Hyperbolic Knot Complements and Dehn Filling.
Jessica S. Purcell*, The University of Texas at Austin
(99957168)

3:50 p.m.
A birationality result for character varieties.
Stephan Tillmann*, Universit\'e du Qu\'ebec \`a Montr\'eal
Benjamin Klaff, Universit\'e du Qu\'ebec \`a Montr\'eal
(99957184)

4:30 p.m.
Small covers of regular rightangled hyperbolic polytopes.
Anne Garrison, Seattle, Washington
Richard Scott*, Santa Clara University
(99957231)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Applications, II
Room 132, Furman
Organizers:
Gieri Simonett, Vanderbilt University simonett@math.vanderbilt.edu

2:30 p.m.
Selfsimilar Blowup of Unstable Thinfilm Equations.
Mary C Pugh*, University of Toronto
Dejan Slepcev, University of California Los Angeles
(99935180)

3:00 p.m.
Blowup dynamics of longwave unstable thinfilm equations.
Dejan Slepcev*, University of California Los Angeles
(99935219)

3:30 p.m.
The zero surface tension limit of 2D water waves.
David M. Ambrose*, Courant Institute
Nader Masmoudi, Courant Institute
(99976143)

4:00 p.m.
An Analytical Approach to the Ekman Boundary Layer Problem.
Y. Giga, Hokkaido University, Sapporo
K. Inui, Hokkaido University, Sapporo
A. Mahalov, Arizona State University, Phoenix
S. Matsui, Hokkaido Information University, Sapporo
J. Saal*, Vanderbilt University, Nashville
(99935205)

4:30 p.m.
A solution for the flow field within a torus.
T. S. Morton*, Greenville, SC
(9997621)

5:00 p.m.
Mechanics of Forced Elongation.
Thomas C. Hagen*, The University of Memphis
(99935124)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Biomathematics, II
Room 311, Furman
Organizers:
Laurent PujoMenjouet, Vanderbilt University laurent.q.pujomenjouet@vanderbilt.edu
Glenn F. Webb, Vanderbilt University glenn.f.webb@vanderbilt.edu

2:30 p.m.
A Mathematical Analysis of Prion Proliferation.
Meredith L. Greer*, Bates College
Laurent PujoMenjouet, Vanderbilt University
Glenn Webb, Vanderbilt University
(99992244)

3:00 p.m.
A Mathematical Model Describing the Spread of Panleucopenia Virus Within Feline Populations.
W. Fitzgibbon*, University of Houston
M Langlais, Victor Segalen Bordeuax 2
J Morgan, University of Houston
(9999240)

3:30 p.m.
Modeling spatiotemporal dynamics in ecology and epidemiology.
Jianhong Wu*, York University, Toronto, Canada
(99992250)

4:00 p.m.
Optimal Control of Immunotherapy.
K. Renee Fister*, Murray State University
Thalya Burden, University of Kentucky
Jon Ernstberger, North Carolina State University
Jennifer Hughes, Murray State University
(9993419)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Semigroup Theory, II
Room 217, Furman
Organizers:
Matthew I. Gould, Vanderbilt University matthew.gould@vanderbilt.edu
Karen Ann Linton, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona kalinton@csupomona.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory and Matroid Theory, II
Room 103, Calhoun
Organizers:
Mark N. Ellingham, Vanderbilt University mne@math.vanderbilt.edu
Michael D. Plummer, Vanderbilt University michael.d.plummer@vanderbilt.edu

2:30 p.m.
Listening for Perfect Matchings in Bipartite Graphs.
Andre E Kezdy*, University of Louisville
(99905153)

3:00 p.m.
On a conjecture of Haggkvist on completing latin squares.
Tristan Denley*, MS
Jaromy Kuhl, MS
(99905245)

3:30 p.m.
The size of edge chromatic critical graphs with maximum degree six.
Rong Luo*, Middle Tennessee State University
Yue Zhao, University of Central Florida
(99905123)

4:00 p.m.
Pfaffian labellings and signs of edge colorings.
Serguei Norine*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Robin Thomas, Georgia Institute of Technology
(99905203)

4:30 p.m.
Edge coloring of graphs with small maximum degrees.
Xuechao xl Li*, Division of Academic Enhancement, University of Georgia
(99905102)

5:00 p.m.
Potentially $K_s^t$  graphic degree sequences.
Michael Ferrara, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322
Ronald Gould*, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322
John Schmitt, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322
(99905152)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on Von Neumann Algebras and Noncommutative Ergodic Theory, II
Room 126, Wilson
Organizers:
Dietmar Bisch, Vanderbilt University bisch@math.vanderbilt.edu
Sorin T. Popa, University of California Los Angeles popa@math.ucla.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Frames, and Sampling, II
Room 325, Furman
Organizers:
Akram Aldroubi, Vanderbilt University
Douglas P. Hardin, Vanderbilt University doug.hardin@vanderbilt.edu
Qiyu Sun, University of Central Florida qsun@mail.ucf.edu

2:30 p.m.
OperatorValued Frame Theory.
David R. Larson*, Texas A&M University
(9994759)

3:00 p.m.
Wavelet bases on Julia sets.
Palle Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(9994714)

3:30 p.m.
The KadisonSinger Problem and Hilbert space frame theory.
Peter G. Casazza*, University of Missouri
(9994644)

4:00 p.m.
Density, Overcompleteness, and Localization of Frames.
Radu Balan, Siemens Research Corporation
Peter G. Casazza, University of Missouri
Christopher Heil*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Zeph Landau, City College of New York
(9994216)

4:30 p.m.
Multidimensional Riesz Wavelets Derived from Refinable Function Vectors.
Bin Han*, University of Alberta
(9994269)

5:00 p.m.
Conversion between analog and digital domains revisited.
Bernhard G Bodmann, University of Houston
David K Hoffman, Iowa State University
Donald J Kouri, Universiy of Houston
Manos Papadakis*, University of Houston
(99941221)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Index Theory and the Topology of Manifolds, II
Room 113, Wilson
Organizers:
Bruce Hughes, Vanderbilt University bruce.hughes@vanderbilt.edu
Guoliang Yu, Vanderbilt University gyu@math.vanderbilt.edu

2:30 p.m.
Smoothing Loop Spaces.
Tilman Bauer, Münster University
Nitoo Kitchloo, Johns Hopkins University
Dietrich Notbohm, University of Leicester, England
Erik K Pedersen*, Binghamton University
(9995770)

3:10 p.m.
Rigidity of arithemtic manifolds.
Stanley S Chang*, Wellesley College
Shmuel Weinberger, University of Chicago
(9995332)

3:50 p.m.
Ktheory of groups and algebra of associated group rings.
Boris Goldfarb*, SUNY at Albany
(99957170)

4:30 p.m.
The coarse BaumConnes conjecture and subspaces.
Nick Wright*, University of Southampton
(99919144)

5:10 p.m.
Uniform embeddings and the Novikov conjecture.
Gennadi Kasparov*, Vanderbilt University
Guoliang Yu, Vanderbilt University
(9991913)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Lattice Theory, II
Room 109, Furman
Organizers:
Ralph N. McKenzie, Vanderbilt University mckenzie@math.vanderbilt.edu
George F. McNulty, University of South Carolina mcnulty@math.sc.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topological Aspects of Group Theory, II
Room 103, Wilson
Organizers:
Michael L. Mihalik, Vanderbilt University mihalik@math.vanderbilt.edu
Mark V. Sapir, Vanderbilt University msapir@math.vanderbilt.edu

2:30 p.m.
Braiding Matching Complexes and Houghton Groups.
KaiUwe Bux*, University of Virginia
(99920177)

3:00 p.m.
Kernels of homomorphisms from right angled Artin groups onto free groups.
Noel Brady, University of Oklahoma
Jon McCammond, University of California at Santa Barbara
John Meier*, Lafayette College
(99920167)

3:30 p.m.
Limit groups are CAT(0).
Emina Alibegovic, University of Michigan
Mladen Bestvina*, University of Utah
(99957132)

4:00 p.m.
Translation equivalence in free groups.
Ilya Kapovich*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Gilbert Levitt, Universite de Caen
Paul Schupp, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Vladimir Shpilrain, City College of the City University of New York
(99920117)

4:30 p.m.
Growth of Free Group Outer Automorphisms and their Inverses, and Parageometric Outer Automorphisms.
Lee Mosher*, Rutgers University
Michael Handel, Rutgers University
(99920288)

5:00 p.m.
Homology stability for outer automorphism groups of free groups.
Allen Hatcher, Cornell University
Karen Vogtmann*, Cornell University
(9992095)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Local and Homological Algebra, II
Room 115, Wilson
Organizers:
Florian Enescu, Georgia State University fenescu@mathstat.gsu.edu
Adela N. Vraciu, University of South Carolina vraciu@math.sc.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Theory on Function Spaces, II
Room 112, Wilson
Organizers:
Dechao Zheng, Vanderbilt University dechao.zheng@vanderbilt.edu

2:30 p.m.
Hankel operators with bounded symbol.
Patrick R. Ahern*, University of WisconsinMadison
E. H. Youssfi, CMI Universite de Provence
(99947249)

3:00 p.m.
Bounded Toeplitz Products on Weighted Bergman Spaces.
Karel Stroethoff*, University of Montana
Dechao Zheng, Vanderbilt University
(99947258)

3:30 p.m.
Area Operators on Bergman spaces.
Zhijian Wu*, The University of Alabama
(99947227)

4:00 p.m.
Hyponormality, $k$hyponormality, and subnormality for Toeplitz operators.
Raul E Curto*, The University of Iowa
(99947179)

4:30 p.m.
Quasinormality and Tuples of Toeplitz Operators.
Jim Gleason*, University of Tennessee
(9994779)

5:00 p.m.
Commutative $C^*$algebras of Toeplitz operators on the Bergman space.
Nikolai Vasilevski*, CINVESTAV, Mexico City
(9994728)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra, II
Room 121, Wilson
Organizers:
Juan C. Migliore, University of Notre Dame migliore.1@nd.edu
Uwe Nagel, University of Kentucky uwenagel@ms.uky.edu

2:30 p.m.
Gorenstein liaison of algebraic varieties.
Robin Hartshorne*, University of California, Berkeley
(9991472)

3:30 p.m.
Betti Numbers and Degree Bounds For Some Linked Zeroschemes.
Leah H. Gold*, Texas A&M University
Hal Schenck, Texas A&M University
Hema Srinivasan, University of Missouri, Columbia
(99913157)

4:00 p.m.
Bounds on the multiplicity of an ideal.
Christopher A. Francisco*, University of Missouri
(9991374)

4:30 p.m.
Special resolutions and the EisenbudGreenHarris conjecture.
Ben Richert*, California Polytechnic State University
(99913267)

5:00 p.m.
Lexifying Ideals.
Jeff Mermin*, Cornell University
Irena Peeva, Cornell University
(99913161)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, II
Room 209, Furman
Organizers:
Maeve L. McCarthy, Murray State University maeve.mccarthy@murraystate.edu
Rudi Weikard, University of Alabama at Birmingham rudi@math.uab.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 2:30 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 127, Wilson
Sunday October 17, 2004

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, Wilson

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Application, III
Room 132, Furman
Organizers:
Gieri Simonett, Vanderbilt University simonett@math.vanderbilt.edu

8:00 a.m.
A Degenerate Parabolic Functional Differential Equation with Hysteresis.
J Ildefonso Diaz, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Georg Hetzer*, Auburn University
Lourdes Tello, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
(99935129)

8:30 a.m.
Strong solutions to diffusive coagulationfragmentation equations.
Herbert Amann, University of Zurich
Christoph Walker*, Vanderbilt University, Nashville
(99935150)

9:00 a.m.
Symmetry properties of positive solutions of parabolic equations on $R^N$.
Peter Polacik*, University of Minnesota
(99935158)

9:30 a.m.
The Dirichlet problem for Hessian and curvature equations.
Bo Guan*, Ohio State University and University of Tennessee
(99935226)

10:00 a.m.
Travelling wave solutions of nonlinear dispersive wave equations.
Hongqiu Chen*, University of Memphis and University of Illinois at Chicago
(99935181)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory and Matroid Theory, III
Room 103, Calhoun
Organizers:
Mark N. Ellingham, Vanderbilt University mne@math.vanderbilt.edu
Michael D. Plummer, Vanderbilt University michael.d.plummer@vanderbilt.edu

8:00 a.m.
On Some Properties of Alphabet Overlap Graphs.
Anant Godbole, East Tennessee State University
Debra Knisley*, East Tennessee State University
Rick Norwood, East Tennessee State University
(99905195)

8:30 a.m.
Largest Circuits in Matroids.
Nolan McMurray, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Talmage J Reid*, The University of Mississippi
Wei Bing, The University of Mississippi
Bryan Williams, The University of Mississippi
Haidong Wu, The University of Mississippi
(99905198)

9:00 a.m.
Nonseparating cocircuits in binary matroids.
Haidong Wu*, University of Mississippi
(99905218)

9:30 a.m.
Some impediments to extending the fourcolor theorem.
Neil Robertson*, The Ohio State University
(99905273)

10:00 a.m.
An Extremal Function for $K_{10}$ minors.
Zixia Song*, Ohio State University
(99905197)

10:30 a.m.
Bonds in graphs.
Xujin Chen, University of Hong Kong
Xingxing Yu*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Wenan Zang, University of Hong Kong
(99905238)

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Frames, and Sampling, III
Room 325, Furman
Organizers:
Akram Aldroubi, Vanderbilt University
Douglas P. Hardin, Vanderbilt University doug.hardin@vanderbilt.edu
Qiyu Sun, University of Central Florida qsun@mail.ucf.edu

8:00 a.m.
An inhomogeneous uncertainty principle for digital lowpass filters.
Bernhard G. Bodmann*, University of Houston
David K Hoffman, Dept. of Chemistry, Iowa State University, Ameslab
Donald J Kouri, Depts of Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics, University of Houston
Manos Papadakis, University of Houston
Qiyu Sun, University of Central Florida
(99942220)

8:30 a.m.
Semiorthogonal wavelets for elliptical problems with nonuniform partitions.
David W Roach*, Murray State University
(99941271)

9:00 a.m.
Balanced Scaling Vectors Using Fractal Functions.
Bruce Kessler*, Western Kentucky University
Matt Dawson, Western Kentucky University
Justin Grieves, Western Kentucky University
(99941248)

9:30 a.m.
Wavelets on Nonuniform Knot Sequences.
Derek Bruff*, Harvard University
(99943266)

10:00 a.m.
Constructing wavelets on nonuniform meshes using refinable macroelements.
Douglas P Hardin*, Vanderbilt University
(99941241)

10:30 a.m.
Finite tight frames.
Dejun Feng, Qsinghua University
Long Wang*, Southern Polytechnic State University
Yang Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology
(99942291)

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Lattice Theory, III
Room 109, Furman
Organizers:
Ralph N. McKenzie, Vanderbilt University mckenzie@math.vanderbilt.edu
George F. McNulty, University of South Carolina mcnulty@math.sc.edu

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topological Aspects of Group Theory, III
Room 103, Wilson
Organizers:
Michael L. Mihalik, Vanderbilt University mihalik@math.vanderbilt.edu
Mark V. Sapir, Vanderbilt University msapir@math.vanderbilt.edu

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Local and Homological Algebra, III
Room 115, Wilson
Organizers:
Florian Enescu, Georgia State University fenescu@mathstat.gsu.edu
Adela N. Vraciu, University of South Carolina vraciu@math.sc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Hilbert Polynomials Associated to Tor and Ext for Powers of Ideals.
Daniel L. Katz, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Emanoil Theodorescu*, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
(99913232)

8:30 a.m.
Homology multipliers and the relation type of parameter ideals.
Laura Ghezzi*, Florida International University, Miami FL
(9991348)

9:00 a.m.
Open loci of graded modules.
Liana M Sega*, Michigan State University
Christel Rotthaus, Michigan State University
(99913199)

9:30 a.m.
Constructing modules with prescribed intersection properties.
Greg Piepmeyer, University of Nebraska
Paul C Roberts*, University of Utah
(99913142)

10:00 a.m.
Integral closedness of almost complete intersection ideals.
Catalin Ciuperca*, University of MissouriColumbia
(99913176)

10:30 a.m.
Growth of Ideals.
Sandra M. Spiroff*, University of Utah
Florian Enescu, Georgia State University
Catalin Ciuperca, University of Missouri
(99913210)

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Theory on Function Spaces, III
Room 112, Wilson
Organizers:
Dechao Zheng, Vanderbilt University dechao.zheng@vanderbilt.edu

8:00 a.m.
Interpolation sequences for Besov spaces of the complex ball.
Richard Rochberg*, Washington University
Nicola Arcozzi, University of Bologna
Eric Sawyer, McMaster University
(99946188)

8:30 a.m.
Corona Solutions on the Polydisk in $C^n$ belonging to the Orlicztype Space $\exp(L^{\frac 1{2n1}})$.
Tavan T. Trent*, University of Alabama
(99932209)

9:00 a.m.
Maximality theorems for Frechet algebras.
Zeljko Cuckovic*, University of Toledo, Ohio
N. V. Rao, University of Toledo, Ohio
(99930103)

9:30 a.m.
Invariant subspaces for the backward shift on Hilbert spaces of analytic functions with regular norm.
A. Aleman, University of Lund
S. Richter*, University of Tennessee
C. Sundberg, University of Tennessee
(99947237)

10:00 a.m.
Value Distributions of Interpolating Blaschke Products.
Pamela Gorkin*, Bucknell University
Raymond Mortini, University of Metz
(99946145)

10:30 a.m.
Interpolation without separation in Bergman spaces.
Daniel H. Luecking*, University of Arkansas
(9993020)

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra, III
Room 121, Wilson
Organizers:
Juan C. Migliore, University of Notre Dame migliore.1@nd.edu
Uwe Nagel, University of Kentucky uwenagel@ms.uky.edu

8:00 a.m.
Asymptotic behaviour of arithmetically CohenMacaulay blowups.
H. Tai Ha*, Tulane University
(99913138)

8:30 a.m.
Graded algebras of surface singularities.
Steven Dale Cutkosky*, University of Missouri
(99914252)

9:00 a.m.
Factorization of Matrices and Birational Maps.
Steven Dale Cutkosky, University of Missouri
Hema Srinivasan*, University of Missouri
(99915256)

9:30 a.m.
Primes associated to the integral closure of torsionfree symmetric powers of a module.
Glenn Rice*, University of Kansas
Daniel Katz, University of Kansas
(99913155)

10:00 a.m.
Green's Hyperplane Restriction Theorem and the EakinSathaye Theorem.
Giulio Caviglia*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(99913268)

10:30 a.m.
Prolongation of additive invariants and the conjecture of McClintock.
Joseph P Brennan*, North Dakota State University
Robert M Fossum, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois
(99913264)

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, III
Room 209, Furman
Organizers:
Maeve L. McCarthy, Murray State University maeve.mccarthy@murraystate.edu
Rudi Weikard, University of Alabama at Birmingham rudi@math.uab.edu

8:00 a.m.
Failure of uniqueness in the inverse conductivity problem.
Allan Greenleaf*, University of Rochester
Matti Lassas, Helsinki University of Technology
Gunther Uhlmann, University of Washington
(99935137)

8:30 a.m.
Stable determination of generic simple metrics from the hyperbolic DN map.
Plamen Stefanov*, Purdue University
Gunther Uhlmann, University of Washington
(9995373)

9:00 a.m.
The Borg Problem on Trees.
B M Brown*, Cardiff University School of Computer Science
R Weikard, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(99934112)

9:30 a.m.
Nonuniqueness in the parameter identification for anisotropic elastodynamics.
Anna L Mazzucato*, Penn State University
Lizabeth V Rachele, RPI
(9995357)

10:00 a.m.
Inverse Problems for Anisotropic Elastic Media.
Lizabeth V Rachele*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(9993524)

10:30 a.m.
The representation of the Dirichlet to Neumann map.
Amin Boumenir*, State University of West Georgia
(9993515)

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Lobby, Wilson

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:20 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Hyperbolic Manifolds, III
Room 122, Wilson
Organizers:
John G. Ratcliffe, Vanderbilt University ratclifj@math.vanderbilt.edu
Steven T. Tschantz, Vanderbilt University tschantz@math.vanderbilt.edu

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:20 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Index Theory and the Topology of Manifolds, III
Room 113, Wilson
Organizers:
Bruce Hughes, Vanderbilt University bruce.hughes@vanderbilt.edu
Guoliang Yu, Vanderbilt University gyu@math.vanderbilt.edu

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Biomathematics, III
Room 311, Furman
Organizers:
Laurent PujoMenjouet, Vanderbilt University laurent.q.pujomenjouet@vanderbilt.edu
Glenn F. Webb, Vanderbilt University glenn.f.webb@vanderbilt.edu

8:30 a.m.
Stability of $n$Dimensional Patterns in a Generalized Turing System: Implications for Pattern Formation in Vertebrate Limb Development.
Tilmann Glimm*, Department of Physics, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga
(99992214)

9:00 a.m.
Traveling waves for a biological reactiondiffusion system.
Wenzhang Huang*, University of Alabama in Huntsville
(9993554)

9:30 a.m.
The Formation of Tree Leaves.
Qinglan Xia*, University of Texas at Austin
(9999226)

10:00 a.m.
Introduction to an Optimal Control and its application to a Fishery Model.
Hem Raj Joshi*, Xavier University
Suzanne Lenhart, University OF Tennessee
Mike Neubert, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute
(99949110)

10:30 a.m.
A state space model for HIV pathogenesis invloving plasma and lymph nodes.
W. Y. Tan*, University of Memphis
P. Zhang, University of Memphis
X. Xiong, Department of Biostatistics, St Jude Childrens Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
(9996238)

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Semigroup Theory, III
Room 217, Furman
Organizers:
Matthew I. Gould, Vanderbilt University matthew.gould@vanderbilt.edu
Karen Ann Linton, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona kalinton@csupomona.edu

8:30 a.m.
Maximal inverse semigroups of transformations.
Boyko G. Gyurov*, University of Arkansas
Boris M. Schein, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
(9992087)

9:00 a.m.
Totally Ordered $E$unitary Inverse Semigroups.
Gracinda M. S. Gomes, Centro de \'{A}lgebra da Universidade de Lisboa (CAUL)
Donald B. McAlister*, Northern Illinois University and CAUL
(9992062)

9:30 a.m.
Representation Theory of Finite Semigroups and Formal Language Theory.
Jorge Almeida, University of Porto
Stuart W. Margolis*, BarIlan University
Benjamin Steinberg, Carleton University
Mikhail V. Volkov, University of the Urals
(9992047)

10:10 a.m.
The free idempotentgenerated semigroup on a biordered set.
Stuart Margolis, Bar Ilan University
John C Meakin*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(9992097)

Sunday October 17, 2004, 9:10 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Von Neumann Algebras and Noncommutative Ergodic Theory, III
Room 126, Wilson
Organizers:
Dietmar Bisch, Vanderbilt University bisch@math.vanderbilt.edu
Sorin T. Popa, University of California Los Angeles popa@math.ucla.edu

Sunday October 17, 2004, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Artin groups, mapping class groups and automorphism groups.
Room 103, Wilson
Ruth M. Charney*, Brandeis University
(9992001)

Sunday October 17, 2004, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Inverse problems for SturmLiouville equations.
Room 103, Wilson
Rudi Weikard*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(9993404)

Sunday October 17, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Hyperbolic Manifolds, IV
Room 122, Wilson
Organizers:
John G. Ratcliffe, Vanderbilt University ratclifj@math.vanderbilt.edu
Steven T. Tschantz, Vanderbilt University tschantz@math.vanderbilt.edu

2:30 p.m.
Classification of negatively pinched manifolds with amenable fundamental groups.
Igor Belegradek*, Georgia Tech
Vitali Kapovitch, Universität Münster
(9995382)

3:10 p.m.
Hyperbolic structure on some complements of tori and Klein bottles in the 4sphere.
Dubravko Ivan\v si\' c*, Murray State University
John G. Ratcliffe, Vanderbilt University
Steven T. Tschantz, Vanderbilt University
(99957105)

3:50 p.m.
Some examples of aspherical 4manifolds that are homology 4spheres.
John G. Ratcliffe*, Vanderbilt University
Steven T. Tschantz, Vanderbilt University
(99957206)

4:30 p.m.
The Smallest Hyperbolic 6Manifolds.
Brent Everitt, University of York
John Ratcliffe, Vanderbilt University
Steven Tschantz*, Vanderbilt University
(99957191)

Sunday October 17, 2004, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Biomathematics, IV
Room 311, Furman
Organizers:
Laurent PujoMenjouet, Vanderbilt University laurent.q.pujomenjouet@vanderbilt.edu
Glenn F. Webb, Vanderbilt University glenn.f.webb@vanderbilt.edu

Sunday October 17, 2004, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Semigroup Theory, IV
Room 217, Furman
Organizers:
Matthew I. Gould, Vanderbilt University matthew.gould@vanderbilt.edu
Karen Ann Linton, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona kalinton@csupomona.edu

Sunday October 17, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory and Matroid Theory, IV
Room 103, Calhoun
Organizers:
Mark N. Ellingham, Vanderbilt University mne@math.vanderbilt.edu
Michael D. Plummer, Vanderbilt University michael.d.plummer@vanderbilt.edu

2:30 p.m.
A Game of Edge Removal on Graphs.
Bert L. Hartnell*, Saint Mary's University
Doug F. Rall, Furman University
(99905109)

3:00 p.m.
On 4 and 5 Connected WellCovered Triangulations.
Arthur S Finbow*, Saint Mary's University
B Hartnell, Saint Mary's University
R Nowakowski, Dalhousie University
M D Plummer, Vanderbilt University
(99905262)

3:30 p.m.
Colored domination and colored independence in graphs.
Peter John Slater*, University of Alabama in Huntsville
(99905187)

4:00 p.m.
An Old Decomposition Problem.
Guantao Chen, Georgia State University
Richard H. Schelp*, University of Memphis
(99905126)

4:30 p.m.
Hamiltonicity of generalized prisms.
Roman \v{C}ada, University of West Bohemia, and ITI, Charles University, Czech Republic
Evelyne Flandrin*, LRI, Universit\'{e} ParisSud, France
Hao Li, LRI, Universit\'{e} ParisSud, France
(99905242)

5:00 p.m.
Hamiltonian Graphs and Linear Forests.
Guantao Chen, Georgia State University
Ralph Faudree*, University of Memphis
Ronald Gould, Emory University
Michael Jacobson, University of Colorado at Denver
Linda Lesniak, Drew University
Florian Pfender, Emory University
(99905253)

Sunday October 17, 2004, 2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Special Session on Von Neumann Algebras and Noncommutative Ergodic Theory, IV
Room 126, Wilson
Organizers:
Dietmar Bisch, Vanderbilt University bisch@math.vanderbilt.edu
Sorin T. Popa, University of California Los Angeles popa@math.ucla.edu

Sunday October 17, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Index Theory and the Topology of Manifolds, IV
Room 113, Wilson
Organizers:
Bruce Hughes, Vanderbilt University bruce.hughes@vanderbilt.edu
Guoliang Yu, Vanderbilt University gyu@math.vanderbilt.edu

Sunday October 17, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Lattice Theory, IV
Room 109, Furman
Organizers:
Ralph N. McKenzie, Vanderbilt University mckenzie@math.vanderbilt.edu
George F. McNulty, University of South Carolina mcnulty@math.sc.edu

2:30 p.m.
Complex Algebras of Subalgebras.
Kira Adaricheva*, Harold Washington College, Chicago, Illinois
Agata Pilitowska, Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
(99908135)

3:00 p.m.
Sectionally complemented lattices and congruence restrictions.
G. Gr\"atzer*, University of Manitoba
H. Lakser, University of Manitoba
(9990692)

3:30 p.m.
Open Questions Related to the Problem of Birkhoff and Maltsev.
M. E. Adams, State University of New York at New Paltz
K. V. Adaricheva, Harold Washington College at Chicago
W. Dziobiak*, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
A. V. Kravchenko, Institute of Mathematics of the Siberian Branch of RAS
(99906178)

4:00 p.m.
Join prime elements in join semidistributive lattices.
J. B. Nation*, University of Hawaii
(99906224)

4:30 p.m.
Simple Boolean algebras with operators.
Steven R. Givant*, Mills College
(9990842)

5:00 p.m.
Minimal Albebras in Semidistributive Varieties.
Ju Wang*, GuangXi Normal University
(99908283)

Sunday October 17, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topological Aspects of Group Theory, IV
Room 103, Wilson
Organizers:
Michael L. Mihalik, Vanderbilt University mihalik@math.vanderbilt.edu
Mark V. Sapir, Vanderbilt University msapir@math.vanderbilt.edu

Sunday October 17, 2004, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Local and Homological Algebra, IV
Room 115, Wilson
Organizers:
Florian Enescu, Georgia State University fenescu@mathstat.gsu.edu
Adela N. Vraciu, University of South Carolina vraciu@math.sc.edu

2:30 p.m.
Semidualizing modules.
Sean M. SatherWagstaff*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(99913136)

3:00 p.m.
Betti numbers of multigraded modules.
H. Charalambous, University at Albany, SUNY
A. Tchernev*, University at Albany, SUNY
(9991325)

3:30 p.m.
Submodules and Quotients of Cofinite Modules.
Janet Cowden Vassilev*, University of Arkansas
(9991350)

4:00 p.m.
The colengh and multiplicity of an $\mathfrak m$primary ideal.
CY. Jean Chan*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
JungChen Liu, National Taiwan Normal University
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University
(99913222)

Sunday October 17, 2004, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Theory on Function Spaces, IV
Room 112, Wilson
Organizers:
Dechao Zheng, Vanderbilt University dechao.zheng@vanderbilt.edu

2:30 p.m.
C*Algebras and Function Algebras on the Unit Disk.
Ronald G. Douglas*, Texas A\&M University
(99947190)

3:00 p.m.
Fredholm theory for an ntuple of commuting operators.
Xiang Fang*, University of Alabama
(9994710)

3:30 p.m.
Defect operators of analytic Hilbert modules.
Kunyu Guo*, Fudan University
(9994746)

4:00 p.m.
Toepltz algebras on reproducing $C[z_1,\cdots,z_d]$modules and its automorphism group.
Xu Xian Min*, Jiaxing University
Hu Jun Yun, Jiaxing University
Sun Shun Hua, Jiaxing University
Guo Yu Kun, Fudan University
(99947285)

4:30 p.m.
A Generalization of Kantrovich Inequality to two Operators.
Morteza Seddighin*, Indiana University East
(9994735)

5:00 p.m.
Discussion.
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