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
Sunday October 17, 2004

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium, Dane Smith Hall 
Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Regularity in PDEs and Harmonic Analysis, III
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.
On the two phase Stefan problem.
Marianne Korten, Kansas State University
Charles Moore*, Kansas State University
(100035116) 
8:30 a.m.
Generalized GagliardoNirenberg inequalities and Hodge systems in $\mathbb R^n$.
Loredana Lanzani*, University of Arkansas
Elias M. Stein, Princeton University
(10003589) 
9:00 a.m.
The HeleShaw problem as a Mesa type limit of Stefan problems in exterior domains.
Ivan A Blank*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Marianne K Korten, Kansas State University
Charles N Moore, Kansas State University
(100035164) 
9:30 a.m.
On the pointwise jump condition at the free boundary in the one phase Stefan problem with a "mushy" zone.
Marianne K Korten*, Kansas State University
Donatella Danielli, Purdue University
(100035129) 
10:00 a.m.
DivergenceMeasure Fields, Sets of Finite Perimeter, and Conservation Laws.
Monica Torres*, Northwestern University
GuiQiang Chen, Northwestern University
(10003579) 
10:30 a.m.
Nonsmooth change of variables.
David Swanson*, University of Louisville
(100026175)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Braids and Knots, III
Room 127, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Theodore Stanford, New Mexico State University stanford@nmsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Knots with Unknotting Number 1.
Cameron McA Gordon*, University of Texas at Austin
John E Luecke, University of Texas at Austin
(100057189) 
8:30 a.m.
Discretized configuration spaces.
Aaron D. Abrams*, Emory University and MSRI
(100057213) 
9:00 a.m.
Braid representations and braided tensor categories.
Imre Tuba*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(100020223) 
9:30 a.m.
Discussion 
10:00 a.m.
Braid Groups on Graphs.
Lucas A Sabalka*, U. of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Daniel Farley, U. of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(100020201) 
10:30 a.m.
The ThreeEigenvalue Problem and Applications to the Braid Group.
Eric C Rowell*, Indiana University
Michael Larsen, Indiana University
Zhenghan Wang, Indiana University
(10002090)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables and CR Geometry, III
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.
The minimum principle and disk envelopes.
Evgeny A. Poletsky*, Syracuse University
(100032121) 
9:00 a.m.
CR Umbilic Points on Real Ellipsoids in Complex 2Spaces.
Xiaojun Huang*, Rutgers University at New Brunswick
(100032140) 
10:00 a.m.
Ideal sheaves in Banach spaces.
Laszlo Lempert*, Purdue University
(10003298)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics: The Mathematics of Derivative Securities, III
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.
Pricing Functionals and Pricing Measures.
Ambar Niel Sengupta*, Louisiana State University
(10009106) 
9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic option pricing under a pure jump process.
Seongjoo Song*, Purdue University
(100060143) 
10:00 a.m.
Consistent aggregation of risk factor models.
Greg Anderson, Florida State University
Lisa Goldberg, Florida State University
Alec Kercheval*, Florida State University
Guy Miller, Florida State University
Kathy Sorge, Florida State University
(100090173)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Categories and Operads in Topology, Geometry, Physics and Other Applications, III
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.
NonEquilibrium Systems and Irreversible Processes  from the perspective of Continuous Topological Evolution.
R. M. Kiehn*, Physics Department, University of Houston
(10008031) 
8:30 a.m.
RotaBaxter algebras in renormalization of QFT.
K EbrahimiFard, University of Bonn, Germany
L Guo*, Rutgers University at Newark
D Kreimer, IHES
(100081200) 
9:00 a.m.
MathAction  Collaborative Mathematics on the Web using Axiom and REDUCE.
William S Page*, Kingston, Ontario
(100068157) 
9:30 a.m.
A functor from cyclic operads to chain complexes.
James Conant*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Karen Vogtmann, Cornell University
(10001863) 
10:00 a.m.
NonCommutative Worlds and the FeynmanDyson Derivation of Electromagnetism.
Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(100078193)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral Geometry, III
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 spectral function for spinors.
Doojin Hong*, Grinnell College
(100053168) 
8:30 a.m.
Zeta and eta invariants for chiral bag boundary conditions.
Klaus Kirsten*, Baylor University
(10005846) 
9:30 a.m.
Topics in Spectral and Fractal Geometry.
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of California, Riverside
Ben Hambly, Oxford University, UK
(10005835) 
10:30 a.m.
A tube formula for the Koch snowflake curve, with applications to complex dimensions.
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Erin P.J. Pearse*, University of California, Riverside
(10003718)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Atrium, Dane Smith Hall 
Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 136, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Hirotachi Abo, Colorado State University abo@math.colostate.edu
Chris Peterson, Colorado State University peterson@math.colostate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Polyhedral geometry of representations of the McKay quiver.
Alastair Craw, SUNY Stonybrook
Diane Maclagan*, Rutgers University
Rekha R. Thomas, University of Washington
(100014198) 
9:00 a.m.
The maximum likelihood degree and the likelihood equations.
Fabrizio Catanese, Universitaet Bayreuth
Serkan Hosten*, San Francisco State University, Mathematics Department
Amit Khetan, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley
(100014185) 
9:30 a.m.
Associated primes of local cohomology modules and Frobenius powers.
Anurag K. Singh, Georgia Institute of Technology
Irena Swanson*, New Mexico State University
(10001366) 
10:00 a.m.
Proper Actions of the Additive Group.
David R. Finston*, New Mexico State University
James K. Deveney, Virginia Commonwealth University
(100014104) 
10:30 a.m.
Construction of hyperplane arrangements with nonvanishing local system cohomology.
Yukihito Kawahara*, MSRI / Tokyo Metropolitan University
(10001453)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Methods in Turbulence, III
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

8:30 a.m.
The physical mechanisms of twodimensional turbulence: Inverse and direct cascade processes.
Robert E Ecke*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(100076216) 
9:00 a.m.
Shockdriven transition to turbulence: curiouser and curiouser.
Peter Vorobieff*, The University of New Mexico
(100076204) 
9:30 a.m.
Hydrodynamic Spatiotemporal Complexity.
Juan M Lopez*, Arizona State University
(100076122) 
10:00 a.m.
Simulation of geophysical turbulence: Dynamic grid deformation.
Piotr K. Smolarkiewicz*, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Joseph M. Prusa, Iowa State University
(100039105) 
10:30 a.m.
Braiding Patterns on an Inclined Plane.
Vakhtang Putkaradze*, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico
Keith Mertens, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico
Peter Vorobieff, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico
(100076154)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations Applied to Materials Science, III
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.
Vortices in the GinzburgLandau model of superconductivity.
Sylvia Serfaty*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(100035124) 
9:30 a.m.
Localization of vortices for the GinzburgLandau energy functional.
Daniel Spirn*, University of Minnesota
(10003596) 
10:00 a.m.
Vortices and current in the threedimensional thinfilm GinzburgLandau model of superconductivity.
Dmitry Glotov*, University of Connecticut
(100035194) 
10:30 a.m.
The TimeDependent GinzburgLandau Equations in Three Dimensions.
P. Bauman, Purdue University
H. Jadallah*, New Mexico Tech
D. Phillips, Purdue University
(100035176)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Geometry in CarnotCaratheodory Spaces, III
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.
Notions of convexity in Carnot groups.
DuyMinh Nhieu*, Department of Mathematics, Georgetown University
(10002692) 
9:30 a.m.
Properties of Subelliptic Cones in Carnot Groups.
Thomas J. Bieske*, University of South Florida
Juan J. Manfredi, University of Pittsburgh
(100035158) 
10:00 a.m.
Intrinsic graphs and minimal surfaces in the Heisenberg group.
Francesco Serra Cassano*, Department of MathematicsUniversity of Trento
(100049109) 
10:30 a.m.
Singular Integral Operators Associated to Curves with Rational Components.
Magali FolchGabayet*, Instituto de Matematicas, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
James Wright, School of Mathematics, University of Edinburgh
(10004339)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Random Matrix Theory and Growth Processes, III
Room 328, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Craig A. Tracy, University of California Davis tracy@math.ucdavis.edu

9:00 a.m.
Distribution Functions for Edge Eigenvalues in Orthogonal and Symplectic Ensembles: Painlev\'e Representations.
Momar Dieng*, University of California, Davis
Craig Tracy, University of California, Davis
(100060159) 
10:00 a.m.
Poisson statistics for the largest eigenvalues of Wigner and sample covariance random matrices with heavy tails of matrix entries distributions.
Alexander Soshnikov*, University of California at Davis
(10006010)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Geometry, III
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.
Moduli spaces of pdivisible groups with relation to the local Langlands correspondences.
Elena Mantovan*, University of California at Berkeley
(100011196) 
10:00 a.m.
Variations on a Theme of Stark.
Stefan Erickson*, University of California, San Diego
(100011190)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions in Riemannian Geometry, III
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.
On Lagrangian Catenoids.
David E. Blair*, Michigan State University
Alfonso Carriazo, Universidad de Sevilla
(100053149) 
9:30 a.m.
Isoparametric hypersurfaces by Lie sphere geometry.
Gary R. Jensen*, Washington University
Thomas E. Cecil, College of the Holy Cross
QuoShin Chi, Washington University
(100053117) 
10:00 a.m.
Weyl curvature and almost Kahler geometry.
Tedi Draghici*, Florida International University
(10005359) 
10:30 a.m.
Knullity interactions with contact metric geometry.
Philippe Rukimbira*, Florida International University
(10005380)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
The universality of the distribution functions of random matrix theory.
Room 125, Dane Smith Hall
Craig A. Tracy*, UC Davis
Harold Widom, UC Santa Cruz
(10006004) 
Sunday October 17, 2004, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Analytic and geometric properties of CR manifolds and their mappings.
Room 125, Dane Smith Hall
Peter Ebenfelt*, University of California San Diego
(10003202) 
Sunday October 17, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations Applied to Materials Science, IV
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.
Mathematical problems of gel swelling.
M C Calderer*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(100035226) 
3:30 p.m.
The phase transition between the chiral nematic and smectic liquid crystals.
Sookyung Joo*, IMA, University of Minnesota
Daniel Phillips, Purdue Univesity
(10003560) 
4:00 p.m.
Time Evolution of Nematic Liquid Crystals.
Dmitry Golovaty*, The University of Akron
(100035211) 
4:30 p.m.
Continuum theory for flows of liquid crystal polymers.
Qi Wang, Florida State University
Zhenlu Cui*, Florida State University
(100076224) 
5:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Regularity in PDEs and Harmonic Analysis, IV
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.
On the positive solutions to the linearized MongeAmpere equation.
Diego M Maldonado*, University of Kansas
(10003577) 
3:30 p.m.
Decay and Strichartz estimates for the discrete Schr\"odinger and KleinGordon equations.
Atanas Stefanov*, University of Kansas
Panos Kevrekidis, University of Massachusetts
(10003569) 
4:00 p.m.
On some Schr\"odinger and wave equations with time dependent potentials.
Virginia Naibo*, Department of Mathematics. University of Kansas.
Atanas Stefanov, Department of Mathematics. University of Kansas.
(10003570) 
4:30 p.m.
Weak solutions for semilinear wave equations with damping and source terms.
Petronela Radu*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(10003564) 
5:00 p.m.
Conditions sufficient for partial regularity of a minimzer in nonlinear elasticity.
Mikil Foss*, Kansas State University
(10004951) 
5:30 p.m.
Harmonic Tangent Unit Vector Fields on Polyhedra.
A Majumdar, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol, and Hewlett Packard Laboratories, Bristol, UK
J M Robbins, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol
M Zyskin*, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol
(10003529)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Braids and Knots, IV
Room 127, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Theodore Stanford, New Mexico State University stanford@nmsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Alexander invariants of line arrangements and great circle links.
Michael Falk*, Northern Arizona University and MSRI
(100057220) 
3:30 p.m.
$L^2$Alexander invariants for knots.
Weiping Li*, Oklahoma State University
(100058155) 
4:00 p.m.
Towards the computation of the noncommutative Apolynomial of twist knots.
Razvan Gelca*, Texas Tech University
Fumikazu Nagasato, Kyushu University
(100057215) 
4:30 p.m.
A variation on finite type knot invariants.
James Conant*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Jacob Mostovoy, Instituto de Matematicas (Unidad Cuernavaca) Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Ted Stanford, New Mexico State University
(10005781)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables and CR Geometry, IV
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

3:00 p.m.
Compact Solution Operators for $\overline\partial_b$.
P. S. Harrington*, University of South Dakota
(100032123) 
3:30 p.m.
Examples for the $\bar{\partial}_b$Neumann problem.
Robert K Hladky*, Dartmouth College
(100032188) 
4:00 p.m.
Semiglobal approximation of CR functions on BloomGraham model graphs in $\mathbb{C}^n$.
Albert Boggess, Texas A & M University
Daniel Jupiter*, Texas A & M University
(10003233)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics: The Mathematics of Derivative Securities, IV
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

3:00 p.m.
Origin of Crashes in 3 US stock markets: Shocks and Bubbles.
Anders Johansen*, Humlebaek, Denmark
(10009015) 
4:00 p.m.
American options: the EPV pricing model.
Svetlana Boyarchenko, Department of Economics, The University of Texas at Austin
Sergei Levendorskii*, Department of Economics, The University of Texas at Austin
(10009019)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Categories and Operads in Topology, Geometry, Physics and Other Applications, IV
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

3:00 p.m.
Applications of Hopf algebra cohomology in quantum field theory and representation theory.
Bertfried Fauser*, Max Planck Institut fuer Mathematik in den Naturwissensachaften
(100016132) 
4:00 p.m.
Classical mechanics on Lie algebras, and more.
Jerzy Kocik*, Mathematics Department, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
(100053181) 
4:30 p.m.
Magnus mapping for free loops.
Liudmila Sabinina*, UAEM, Cuernavaca,Morelos, Mexico
Ricardo Diaz Gutierrez, UAEM, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
(100020179) 
5:00 p.m.
On the full "momentum space" in Double Special Relativity.
Piotr Stachura*, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
(100020166) 
5:30 p.m.
Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity and its Two Complementary Theories.
Pavol Valent*, University KF Nitra, Slovak Republik, Europe
(10008367)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions in Riemannian Geometry, IV
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

3:00 p.m.
Nonzero contact and Sasakian reduction.
Oana Dr\u agulete, EPFL (Lausanne) and University "Politehnica" of Bucharest
Liviu Ornea*, University of Bucharest (Romania) and UNM at Albuquerque
(10005330) 
3:30 p.m.
Kodaira surface, its extended deformation and mirror image.
Yat Sun Poon*, University of California, Riverside
(10005395) 
4:00 p.m.
Dirac structures and Riemannian Geometry.
Aissa Wade*, Penn State University
(100053147) 
4:30 p.m.
Deformations of Hypercomplex Structures associated to Heisenberg Groups.
G Grantcharov*, Florida International University
H. Pedersen, Southern Denmark University
Y.S. Poon, University of California Riverside
(100053118) 
5:00 p.m.
$p$harmonic morphisms, minimal foliations, and rigidity of metrics.
YeLin Ou*, University of Oklahoma, USA.
(10005385)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 17, 2004, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Methods in Turbulence, IV
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

3:00 p.m.
Modeling Small Vortical Scales as Nonlinear Solitary Waves.
John Steinhoff*, University of Tennessee Space Institute
(100076212) 
3:30 p.m.
Discussion 
4:00 p.m.
New Scenario for Transition to slow Turbulence. Turbulence like quantum chaos in three dimensional model of Euclidian quantum field theory.
Foukzon JSF Jaykov*, Israel Institute of Technology,Israel, TelAviv
(10007607)

3:00 p.m.