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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
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)

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

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

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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)

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)

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
Inquiries: meet@ams.org