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2004 Fall Western Section Meeting
Albuquerque, NM, October 1617, 2004
Meeting #1000
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS
lapidus@math.ucr.edu,
lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday October 16, 2004

Saturday October 16, 2004, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium, Dane Smith Hall

Saturday October 16, 2004, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Atrium, Dane Smith Hall

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Regularity in PDEs and Harmonic Analysis, I
Room 325, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Marianne Korten, Kansas State University marianne@math.ksu.edu
Charles Nelson Moore, Kansas State University cnmoore@math.ksu.edu
Maria C. Pereyra, University of New Mexico crisp@math.unm.edu

8:00 a.m.
Boundedness of bilinear pseudodifferential operators on Lebesgue and Sobolev spaces.
\'Arp\'ad B\'enyi*, University of Massachusetts
Andrea Nahmod, University of Massachusetts
Rodolfo H. Torres, University of Kansas
(10004278)

8:30 a.m.
Limiting weaktype behavior of maximal functions on singular measures.
Prabhu Janakiraman*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(100042130)

9:00 a.m.
"Reconstruction of convex bodies of revolution from the areas of their Shadows".
Dmitry Ryabogin*, Kansas State University
(100052120)

9:30 a.m.
Local Hardy spaces and nonhomogeneous divcurl lemmas.
Galia D. Dafni*, Concordia University
(10004262)

10:00 a.m.
Weighted inequalities for gradients on nonsmooth domains.
Caroline Sweezy*, Department of Mathemaitcal Sciences, New Mexico State University
J. Michael Wilson, Department of Mathematics. University of Vermont
(10003547)

10:30 a.m.
Carleson measures and elliptic operators.
Steven C. Hofmann*, University of Missouri
(100042151)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Braids and Knots, I
Room 127, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Theodore Stanford, New Mexico State University stanford@nmsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
A SelfLinking Invariant of Virtual Knots.
Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(100057191)

8:30 a.m.
Khovanov Homology and Skein Modules.
Adam S. Sikora*, SUNY Buffalo
Marta M. Asaeda, University of Iowa
Jozef H. Przytycki, GWU
(100057187)

9:00 a.m.
KauffmanHarary Conjecture for Montesinos links and closed 3braids.
Jozef H Przytycki*, George Washington University
Marta M Asaeda, University of Iowa
Adam S Sikora, SUNY at Buffalo
(10005797)

9:30 a.m.
Topology of knot spaces.
Ryan D Budney*, Department of Mathematics, University of Oregon
(100057126)

10:00 a.m.
Spanning trees and Khovanov homology.
Abhijit Champanerkar, University of South Alabama
Ilya Kofman*, Barnard College, Columbia University
Oleg Viro, Uppsala University
(100057171)

10:30 a.m.
Mahler measure of Jones Polynomials under twisting.
Abhijit Champanerkar*, University of South Alabama
Ilya Kofman, Barnard College, Columbia University
(100057165)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic and Geometric Methods in Learning Theory, I
Room 228, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Vladimir Koltchinskii, University of New Mexico vlad@math.unm.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics for Secondary Teachers: Curriculum and Assessment, I
Room 333, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Adriana Aceves, University of New Mexico aceves@math.unm.edu
Kristin Umland, University of New Mexico umland@math.unm.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables and CR Geometry, I
Room 327, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Peter Ebenfelt, University of California San Diego pebenfel@ucsd.edu
Marshall A. Whittlesey, California State University, San Marcos mwhittle@csusm.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics: The Mathematics of Derivative Securities, I
Room 224, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Maria Cristina Mariani, New Mexico State University mmariani@nmsu.edu
Osvaldo Mendez, University of Texas at El Paso mendez@math.utep.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Categories and Operads in Topology, Geometry, Physics and Other Applications, I
Room 128, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Hanna Ewa Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory hanna_m@lanl.gov
Robert Michal Owczarek, Los Alamos National Laboratory rmo@lanl.gov
Zbigniew Oziewicz, Universidad Nacional Aut\'onoma de M\'exico

8:00 a.m.
Categorification of the Kauffman bracket skein module of $F\times I$.
Jozef H Przytycki*, George Washington University
Marta M Asaeda, University of Iowa
Adam S Sikora, SUNY at Buffalo
(10005748)

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotics of the TuraevViro invariant of 3manifolds.
Charles Frohman, University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, Boise State University / National Science Foundation
(100057156)

9:30 a.m.
Frobenius operad.
Zbigniew Oziewicz*, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Cuautitlan
(100018169)

10:00 a.m.
Causal sites as a foundation for quantum gravity.
Louis Crane*, Mathematics Department, Kansas State University
Dan Christensen, Mathematics Department, University of western Ontario
(10008337)

10:30 a.m.
Is there a relationship between geometry of complex networks and the 1/f noise?
Robert M. Owczarek*, Jemez Springs, NM
(100052137)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral Geometry, I
Room 326, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Ivan G. Avramidi, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology iavramid@nmt.edu
Thomas Patrick Branson, University of Iowa thomasbranson@uiowa.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Multiscale Methods and Sampling in TimeFrequency Analysis, I
Room 229, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Jeffrey Andrew Hogan, University of Arkansas jeffh@uark.edu
Joseph D. Lakey, New Mexico State University jlakey@nmsu.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations Applied to Materials Science, I
Room 225, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Patricia Bauman, Purdue University bauman@math.purdue.edu
Tiziana Giorgi, New Mexico State University tgiorgi@nmsu.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Geometry in CarnotCaratheodory Spaces, I
Room 329, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Luca Capogna, University of Arkansas capogna@lagrange.uark.edu
Robert Smits, New Mexico State University rsmits@nmsu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Comparison theorems for Hausdorff dimension in the Heisenberg group.
Zoltan M. Balogh, University of Berne
Jeremy T. Tyson*, University of Illinois
(100028113)

9:30 a.m.
Regular submanifolds of the Heisenberg group.
Bruno Franchi*, Dept. Mathematics, University of Bologna (Italy)
Raul Serapioni, Dept. Mathematics, University of Trento (Italy)
Francesco Serra Cassano, Dept. Mathematics, University of Trento (Italy)
(100022131)

10:00 a.m.
Blowup and coarea formula in Heisenberg groups.
Valentino Magnani*, University of Pisa
(100028110)

10:30 a.m.
$C^{1,1}$ Hypersurfaces of the Heisenberg Group are $N$Rectifiable.
Daniel R Cole*, Dartmouth College
(100053103)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Random Matrix Theory and Growth Processes, I
Room 328, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Craig A. Tracy, University of California Davis tracy@math.ucdavis.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 136, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Hirotachi Abo, Colorado State University abo@math.colostate.edu
Chris Peterson, Colorado State University peterson@math.colostate.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry, I
Room 129, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Alexandru Buium, University of New Mexico buium@math.unm.edu
Michael J. Nakamaye, University of New Mexico nakamaye@math.unm.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions in Riemannian Geometry, I
Room 324, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Charles P. Boyer, University of New Mexico cboyer@math.unm.edu
Krzysztof Galicki, University of New Mexico galicki@math.unm.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Methods in Turbulence, I
Room 226, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Monika Nitsche, University of New Mexico nitsche@math.unm.edu
Vachtang Poutkaradze, University of New Mexico putkarad@math.unm.edu

9:00 a.m.
Effects of surface tension on immiscible RayleighTaylor turbulence.
Misha Chertkov*, Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(100076195)

9:30 a.m.
Cascade timescales for energy and helicity in isotropic homogeneous turbulence.
Susan Kurien*, Mathematical modeling and analysis group, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Mark Taylor, Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque,NM
Takeshi Matsumoto, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
(100076205)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

Saturday October 16, 2004, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Intersecting Schubert Varieties.
Room 125, Dane Smith Hall
Sara C. Billey*, University of Washington
Ravi Vakil, Stanford University
(100005160)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Knots modulo braids.
Room 125, Dane Smith Hall
Theodore Stanford*, New Mexico State University
(100057222)

Saturday October 16, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Multiscale Methods and Sampling in TimeFrequency Analysis, II
Room 229, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Jeffrey Andrew Hogan, University of Arkansas jeffh@uark.edu
Joseph D. Lakey, New Mexico State University jlakey@nmsu.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations Applied to Materials Science, II
Room 225, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Patricia Bauman, Purdue University bauman@math.purdue.edu
Tiziana Giorgi, New Mexico State University tgiorgi@nmsu.edu

Saturday October 16, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Regularity in PDEs and Harmonic Analysis, II
Room 325, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Marianne Korten, Kansas State University marianne@math.ksu.edu
Charles Nelson Moore, Kansas State University cnmoore@math.ksu.edu
Maria C. Pereyra, University of New Mexico crisp@math.unm.edu