AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:21:44
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)

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
An empirical central limit theorem for preGaussian classes of functions.
Shahar Mendelson, Australian National University
Joel Zinn*, TX
(100060114) 
9:00 a.m.
VapnikChervonenkis combinatorics of realvalued classes of functions: entropy and empirical processes.
Roman Vershynin*, University of California, Davis
(10006082) 
10:00 a.m.
Free energy in the generalized SherringtonKirkpatrick model.
Dmitry Panchenko*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(10006057)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
Content Is Important, But ...
Timothy J Middleton*, University of New Mexico and Bosque School
(100097183) 
9:00 a.m.
Discussion 
10:00 a.m.
Mathematics for Secondary School Teachers: Basics, Connections, and Extensions.
Ralph J. Bremigan*, Ball State University
Elizabeth George Bremigan, Ball State University
John D. Lorch, Ball State University
(10009721)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
A new compactness property in the theory of the $\overline{\partial}$Neumann problem.
Emil J. Straube*, Texas A&M University
(10003293) 
9:00 a.m.
Algebraic aspects of solutions of the Dirichlet problem.
Peter Ebenfelt, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
Dmitry Khavinson*, University of Arkansas
Harold S. Shapiro, Royal Institute of Technology
(10003526) 
10:00 a.m.
Invariant CR Mappings.
John P. D'Angelo*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10003254)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
The method of upper and lower solutions for a generalized Black and Scholes equation.
Pablo Amster*, Universidad de Buenos Aires
(10003527) 
9:00 a.m.
Extending the Universality of the HeathJarrowMorton Model.
Dwight Grant, University of New Mexico
Gautam Vora*, University of New Mexico
(100091115) 
10:00 a.m.
Conjugate Duality in Pricing, Hedging, and Portfolio Optimization.
Jeremy Staum*, Northwestern University
(100090101)

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
The Robin Boundary Condition: A Technique and Spectral Consequences.
Stephen A. Fulling*, Texas A&M University
(10003549) 
8:30 a.m.
The SegalBargmann transform for noncompact symmetric spaces.
Brian C. Hall, Notre Dame University
Jeffrey J. Mitchell*, Robert Morris University
(100053119) 
9:00 a.m.
On the renormalized volume of conformally compact Einstein manifolds.
Alice Chang, Princeton University
Jie Qing*, UC Santa Cruz
Paul Yang, Princeton University
(100053161) 
10:00 a.m.
Scaling and asymptotics of heat operators: A spectral duality.
Palle E. T. Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(10004605)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:30 a.m.
Analysis of Blockwise Shrinkage Wavelet Estimates via Lower Bounds.
Sam Efromovich*, University of New Mexico
(100062219) 
9:00 a.m.
Matrix theory for the polyphasewithadvance representation of multirate filter banks.
Christopher M. Brislawn*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Brendt Wohlberg, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(10009417) 
9:30 a.m.
Optimality on compact sets of filter banks.
Michelle D Quirk*, Los Alamos National Laboratories
(100041150) 
10:00 a.m.
Wavelet examples built from redundant filter systems.
Kathy D. Merrill*, Colorado College
(100042134) 
10:30 a.m.
Construction of scaling functions in GMRA for wavelet sets.
John J Benedetto, University of Maryland at College Park
Juan R Romero*, Department of Mathematics at College Park
(10004323)

8:30 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
Convergence Analysis of a SpaceTime Discontinuous Galerkin method for Scalar Conservation Laws.
Yangsuk Ko*, California State University at Bakersfield
Robert Haber, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10003558) 
9:30 a.m.
Singular limits in the Liouville type equations.
Michal Kowalczyk*, Kent State University
(100035139) 
10:00 a.m.
Longtime Limit For The GinzburgLandau System With Pinning.
Jianzhong Sun*, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Patricia Bauman, Purdue University
(10003543) 
10:30 a.m.
Scattering in GinzburgLandau equations.
Stephen J Gustafson*, University of British Columbia
Kenji Nakanishi, Nagoya University
TaiPeng Tsai, University of British Columbia
(100035208)

9:00 a.m.

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)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
Continuum Limits of Toda Lattices associated to a Random Matrix Partition Function.
Nicholas M. Ercolani*, University of Arizona
Kenneth T.R. McLaughlin, University of Arizona
Virgil Pierce, University of Arizona
(10000545) 
10:00 a.m.
Asymptotics of block Toeplitz determinants and the classical dimer model.
Estelle L Basor*, California Polytechnic State University
(100082136)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
Relations in Tautological Rings by Localization.
Fumitoshi Sato*, University of Utah
(10001484) 
9:30 a.m.
On the base locus of the generalized theta divisor.
Daniele Arcara*, University of Utah
(10001440) 
10:00 a.m.
The GrothendieckLefschetz theorem for normal projective varieties.
Ravindra V Girivaru*, Washington University at St. Louis
Srinivas Vasudevan, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
(10001438) 
10:30 a.m.
Smoothing a singular variety using toroidal embeddings.
Wenxiang Wang*, California State University at San Bernardino
(10001412)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
Fractals related to K3 surfaces.
Arthur Baragar*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(10001422) 
10:00 a.m.
Arithmetic jet bundles.
Paul Vojta*, University of California, Berkeley
(100014174)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
3Sasakian spaces and positive sectional curvature.
Wolfgang Ziller*, University of Pennsylvania
Karsten Grove, University of Maryland
Burkhard Wilking, University of Muenster
(100053186) 
9:30 a.m.
The topology of Eschenburg spaces and 3Sasakian manifolds.
Christine Escher*, Oregon State University
Wolfgang Ziller, University of Pennsylvania
(100053135) 
10:00 a.m.
Superpotentials and the Cohomogeneity One Einstein Equations.
Andrew Dancer, Oxford University
McKenzie Y Wang*, McMaster University
(10005371) 
10:30 a.m.
CAT(0) cube complexes for nondiscrete reflection groups.
Krishnan Shankar*, University of Oklahoma, Norman
(10002074)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Composition calculus for fourier integral operators with fold and blowdown singularities.
Raluca Felea*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(10004228) 
3:30 p.m.
Dyadic models for the equations of fluid motion.
Natasa Pavlovic*, Princeton University
(100035133) 
4:00 p.m.
Sharp Growth Estimates for Several $T(b)$ Theorems.
Stephanie Anne Molnar*, UCLA
(100043184) 
4:30 p.m.
NonUniform Sampling Schemes in Rectangular and Radial Domains.
Stephen Casey*, American University
(100042107) 
5:00 p.m.
The Periodic Slepian Wavelets.
Xiaoping Shen*, Department of Mathematics, Ohio University
(10004283) 
5:30 p.m.
An implementable framebased algorithm for the irregular sampling of bandlimited data.
Jeffrey Hogan*, University of Arkansas
Joseph Lakey, New Mexico State University
(100042172)

3:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Dynamics of solitons in nonlinear Schroedinger equations with external potentials.
I. M. Sigal*, University of Notre Dame, University of Toronto
(10003594) 
3:30 p.m.
Stability of Pinned Fundamental Vortices.
Fridolin S.T. Ting*, Lakehead University
(10003586) 
4:00 p.m.
Stable vortex Solutions to the GinzburgLandau Energy.
Alberto Montero*, McMaster University
(100035153) 
4:30 p.m.
Vortices and pinning effects for the GinzburgLandau model in multiply connected domains.
Stan Alama, McMaster University
Lia Bronsard*, McMaster University
(100035210) 
5:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Norm estimates for inverses of singular integrals in two dimensions.
Irina Mitrea*, University of Virginia
(100045152) 
3:30 p.m.
Variational inequalities and free bo

3:00 p.m.