AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:21:44
2004 Fall Central Section Meeting
Evanston, IL, October 2324, 2004
Meeting #1001
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Saturday October 23, 2004

Saturday October 23, 2004, 7:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room L 150, Technological Institute 
Saturday October 23, 2004, 7:15 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, Technological Institute 
Saturday October 23, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Solving Polynomial Systems, I
Room G 43, Donald P. Jacobs Center
Organizers:
Anton Leykin, University of Illinois at Chicago leykin@math.uic.edu
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago jan@math.uic.edu

8:00 a.m.
Homotopies to Compute Intersections of Solution Components of Polynomial Systems.
Andrew J Sommese*, University of Notre Dame
(10016591) 
8:30 a.m.
Solving Polynomial Systems by Intersecting Subsystems Using Diagonal Homotopies.
Andrew J Sommese, University of Notre Dame
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago
Charles W Wampler*, General Motors R&D Center
(100165104) 
9:00 a.m.
Advantages of Parsing Polynomials into Straightline Programs.
Daniel J Bates*, University of Notre Dame
(100168243) 
9:30 a.m.
Break 
10:00 a.m.
Is the attained solution isolated?
TienYien Li*, Department of Mathematics, Michigan State University, E.Lansing,MI
(100165201) 
10:30 a.m.
Newton's Method with Deflation for Isolated Singularities of Polynomial Systems.
Anton Leykin, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago
Ailing Zhao*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(100165235) 
11:00 a.m.
Determination of the dimension of a variety and some applications.
Wenyuan Wu*, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario
Greg Reid, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Western Ontario
(10011494)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Iterated Function Systems and Analysis on Fractals, I
Room L 160, Technological Institute
Organizers:
KaSing Lau, Chinese University of Hong Kong kslau@math.cuhk.edu.hk
Stephen S.T. Yau, University of Illinois at Chicago yau@uic.edu

8:30 a.m.
Orthogonal families of exponentials.
Steen Pedersen*, Wright State University
(100128361) 
9:00 a.m.
Variable coefficient Iterated Function Systems associated with multiresolution analysis.
Palle E. T. Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(10014605) 
9:30 a.m.
Refinable functions with arbitrary dilations.
Yang Wang*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dejun Feng, Tsinghua University
(10012807) 
10:00 a.m.
The 3x+1 Semigroup.
David Applegate, At&T LabsResearch
Jeffrey C Lagarias*, University of Michigan
(100111352) 
10:30 a.m.
On the Connectedness and Disklikeness of Selfaffine Tiles.
KaSing Lau*, Department of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
King Shun Leung, Department of Mathematics, Hong Kong Inst.of Education
(10012654)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, I
Room L R2, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Jerry L. Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago bona@math.uic.edu
Shuming Sun, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University sun@math.vt.edu
Bingyu Zhang, University of Cincinnati bzhang@math.uc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Collapse dynamics in YangMills, nonlinear Schroedinger and KellerSegel equations.
I M Sigal*, University of Notre Dame and University of Toronto
(100135368) 
9:00 a.m.
Eventual Periodicity for dispersive wave equations in a quarter plane.
Jiahong Wu*, Oklahoma State University
(100135152) 
9:30 a.m.
Comparison of Quarterplane and Twopoint Boundary Value Problems: The BBMequation.
Hongqiu Chen*, Univerity of Memphis and University of Illinois at Chicago
Jerry L Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
Shuming Sun, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Bingyu Zhang, University of Cincinnati
(100135327) 
10:00 a.m.
Beyond 3/4 for the Kortewegde Vries Equation.
Jerry L. Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
Shuming Sun, Virginia Tech
BingYu Zhang*, University of Cincinnati
(100135158) 
10:30 a.m.
The initialboundary value problem for the onedimensional nonlinear Schr\"odinger equation.
Justin Holmer*, University of California, Berkeley
(100135309) 
11:00 a.m.
Spectra of Positive and Negative Energies in the Linearized NLS Problem.
Vitali G Vougalter*, University of Notre Dame Department of Mathematics
(100135408)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Problems in Robotics, I
Room A 110, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Robert W. Ghrist, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign ghrist@math.uiuc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Mathematical and Computational Models in Robotics and Structural Biology.
Gregory S. Chirikjian*, Johns Hopkins University
(100143128) 
9:00 a.m.
Regulation of Walking Speed in Bipedal Locomotion.
Mark W Spong*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10019352) 
9:30 a.m.
Topological Localization and Mapping in the Horizontal Plane via Successive Visual Registration.
Daniel Koditschek*, University of Michigan
Gabriel Lopes, University of Michigan
(100193374) 
10:00 a.m.
Computer Vision Challenges: 3D Photography and Object Recognition.
Jean A Ponce*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(100168290)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Representations and Deformations, I
Room LG 52, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Stephen R. Doty, Loyola University of Chicago doty@math.luc.edu
Anthony Giaquinto, Loyola University of Chicago tonyg@math.luc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Endotrivial modules for finite groups of Lie type (joint work with J. Carlson and D. Nakano).
Nadia Paola Mazza*, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
(10012089) 
9:00 a.m.
Ideal Structure of Iterated Smash Tensor Power of the Restricted Enveloping Algebra of $sl_2$.
Stefan Catoiu*, DePaul University
(100116386) 
9:30 a.m.
Algebras related to branching rules.
Jeb F. Willenbring*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(100122272) 
10:00 a.m.
FCR factors of Enveloping algebras.
Ian M Musson*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
Jeb F. Willenbring, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Wisconsin
(100116389) 
10:30 a.m.
Fixed Subrings of Noetherian Graded Regular Rings.
Ellen E. Kirkman*, Wake Forest University
James J. Kuzmanovich, Wake Forest University
(100116262)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Techniques in Musical Analysis, I
Auditorium, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Judith Baxter, University of Illinois at Chicago baxter@uic.edu
Richard Cohn, University of Chicago rcohn@uchicago.edu
Robert Peck, Louisiana State University rpeck@lsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Musical Properties of QuasiPeriodic Sequences.
Norman A Carey*, Eastman School of Music
David L Clampitt, Yale University
(100111178) 
9:30 a.m.
Some remarks about wellformedness.
Domenico Vicinanza*, Musica Inaudita  DMI  University of Salerno
Vittorio Cafagna, Musica Inaudita  DMI  University of Salerno
(100120206) 
10:30 a.m.
Rubber Band Geometry: navigating within and between microtonal universes.
Stephen G. Soderberg*, Library of Congress
(100151355)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Hopf Algebras at the Crossroads of Algebra, Category Theory, and Topology, I
Room G 45, Donald P. Jacobs Center
Organizers:
Louis H. Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago kauffman@uic.edu
David E. Radford, University of Illinois at Chicago radford@uic.edu
Fernando J. O. Souza, University of Iowa fernandosouza@uiowa.edu

8:30 a.m.
Groups of grouplikes of a semisimple Hopf algebra and its dual.
Yevgenia Kashina*, DePaul University
(100116399) 
9:00 a.m.
Application of the FadeevReshetikhinTaxhtajan construction to produce new finitedimensional quasitriangular Hopf algebras which are not equivalent via cocycle twisting.
Jacob Towber*, Mathematics Department, De Paul Univrsity, Chicago, Illinois
(100108342) 
9:30 a.m.
Differential Algebra Structures on Families of Trees.
Robert L. Grossman, Uinv. of Illinois at Chicago
Richard G. Larson*, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
(100116274) 
10:00 a.m.
A note on antiYetterDrinfeld modules.
Mihai D Staic*, SUNY at Buffalo
(100116222) 
10:30 a.m.
YetterDrinfeld modules, flatness, and Hopfcyclic cohomology.
Masoud Khalkhali*, Mathematics Department, University of Western Ontario, London ON, Canada
(100118237) 
11:00 a.m.
Some results on coFrobenius Hopf algebras.
Margaret Beattie*, Mount Allison University
(100116348)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal Combinatorics, I
Room G 36, Donald P. Jacobs Center
Organizers:
Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois at Chicago mubayi@math.uic.edu
Yi Zhao, University of Illinois at Chicago zhao@math.uic.edu

8:30 a.m.
It's raining hyperedges: Online intersecting hypergraphs beyond the threshold.
Ryan Martin*, Iowa State University
Tom Bohman, Carnegie Mellon University
Alan Frieze, Carnegie Mellon University
Miklos Ruszinko, Computer and Automation Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Cliff Smyth, Carnegie Mellon University
(10010529) 
9:00 a.m.
The Ramsey number for hypergraph cycles I.
P Haxell*, University of Waterloo
T. Luczak, Adam Mickiewicz University
Y. Peng, Indiana State University
V. Rodl, Emory University
A. Rucinski, Adam Mickiewicz University
M. Simonovits, Renyi Institute of Mathematics
J. Skokan, Universidade de Sao Paulo
(100105323) 
9:30 a.m.
Ramsey number of hypergraph cycles II.
Jozef Skokan*, Universidade de Sao Paulo
(100105184) 
10:00 a.m.
Codegree Density of hypergraphs.
Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois at Chicago
Yi Zhao*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(100105192) 
10:30 a.m.
Extremal problems on packing of $d$degenerate graphs.
Bela Bollob\' as, University of Memphis
Alexandr Kostochka*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Kittikorn Nakprasit, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10010518) 
11:00 a.m.
Maximum $K_{r+1}$free graphs which are not $r$partite.
Mihyun Kang, Humbodlt University, Berlin
Oleg Pikhurko*, Carnegie Mellon University
(100105137)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Fluid Dynamics, Diffusion and Reaction, I
Room M 177, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Peter S. Constantin, University of Chicago const@cs.uchicago.edu
Leonid V. Ryzhik, University of Chicago ryzhik@math.uchicago.edu

8:30 a.m.
On ReactionConvection in Incompressible 3DFluid: a Homogenization Problem.
Mark Freidlin*, University of Maryland
(100135174) 
9:30 a.m.
Effects of heat loss and differential diffusion on the propagation of a premixed flame opposed to or assisted by a imposed flow.
Moshe Matalon*, Northwestern University
(100135175) 
10:30 a.m.
Homogenization in stationary ergodic media.
P. Souganidis*, University of Texas
(100135305)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Computability Theory and Applications, I
Room G 03, Donald P. Jacobs Center
Organizers:
Robert I. Soare, University of Chicago soare@math.uchicago.edu
Denis R. Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago drh@math.uchicago.edu

8:30 a.m.
Degrees of nontrivial selfembeddings of computable linear orderings.
Rodney G. Downey, Victoria University of Wellington
Carl Jockusch*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Joseph S. Miller, Victoria University of Wellington
(10010344) 
9:00 a.m.
Computable structures of high rank.
W. Calvert, University of Notre Dame
S. S. Goncharov, Sobolev Institute/Novosibirsk State University
J. F. Knight*, University of Notre Dame
O. Kudinov, Sobolev Institute/Novosibirsk State University
A. S. Morozov, Sobolev Institute/Novosibirsk State University
V. Puzarenko, Sobolev Institute/Novosibirsk State University
(10010369) 
9:30 a.m.
Index sets of dense Boolean algebras.
Barbara F. Csima*, Cornell University
Antonio Montalban, Cornell University
Richard A. Shore, Cornell University
(100103170) 
10:00 a.m.
Ramsey Degrees.
Joseph R Mileti*, University of Chicago
(100103161) 
10:30 a.m.
Undecidability in the Enumeration Degrees.
Thomas F. Kent*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(100103199) 
11:00 a.m.
Description and Comparison of Computable Structures.
Wesley Calvert*, University of Notre Dame
Valentina Harizanov, George Washington University
Julia F. Knight, University of Notre Dame
Sara Miller, University of Notre Dame
(10010382)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry, I
Room MG 28, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Anders Ingemar Linner, Northern Illinois University linner@math.northwestern.edu
Hongyou Wu, Northern Illinois University wu@math.niu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Skew loops and hyperboloids.
Bruce Solomon*, Indiana University
(100153313) 
9:30 a.m.
Magnetic systems with the same geodesics.
Keith Burns*, Northwestern University
Vladimir Matveev, Universitaet Freiburg
(100153338) 
10:00 a.m.
Closed, Knotted and Symmetric Solutions of the Vortex Filament Equation.
Thomas A. Ivey*, College of Charleston
Annalisa M. Calini, College of Charleston
(100153107) 
10:30 a.m.
Elastic energy and variable length.
Anders Linner*, Northern Illinois University/Northwestern
(100158418)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral Problems of Differential Operators, I
Room M 128, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Qingkai Kong, Northern Illinois University kong@math.niu.edu
Hongyou Wu, Northern Illinois University wu@math.niu.edu
Anton Zettl, Northern Illinois University zettl@math.niu.edu

9:00 a.m.
SturmLiouville Problems: A Survey.
Anton Zettl*, Northern Illinois University
(100134244) 
10:00 a.m.
Comparison of eigenvalue problems due to Krein, Feller and Atkinson.
Hans W Volkmer*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(100147216)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Modern Schubert Calculus, I
Room G 44, Donald P. Jacobs Center
Organizers:
Ezra Miller, University of Minnesota ezra@math.umn.edu
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University sottile@math.tamu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Monodromy and Galois groups of Schubert problems.
Ravi Vakil*, Stanford
(100114141) 
9:30 a.m.
Mondrian tableaux and LittlewoodRichardson rules.
Izzet Coskun*, M.I.T.
(100114106) 
10:00 a.m.
Gr\"obner geometry of Schubert and Grothendieck transition formulae.
Alexander Yong*, UC Berkeley
Allen Knutson, UC Berkeley
(100114256) 
10:30 a.m.
Kogan's and Buch's problems via transition.
Allen Knutson*, UC Berkeley
Alexander Yong, UC Berkeley
(100105344) 
11:00 a.m.
Horn's Problem, Honeycombs and Vinnikov Curves.
David E Speyer*, University of California, Berkeley
(100122425)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory of Reductive Groups, I
Room LG 66, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Jeffrey D. Adler, University of Akron adler@uakron.edu
JuLee Kim, University of Illinois at Chicago julee@math.uic.edu

9:00 a.m.
Representations of $p$adic $GL_2(D)$.
A. Raghuram*, University of Iowa
(100122168) 
9:30 a.m.
The spherical unitary dual for split padic exceptional groups.
Dan M. Ciubotaru*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(100122301) 
10:00 a.m.
Tempered spectrum for special unitary groups.
David Goldberg*, Purdue University
(100122294) 
10:30 a.m.
Decomposition of Restrictions of Principal Series Representations of $p$adic $GL(3)$ to a Maximal Compact Subgroup.
Peter S. Campbell, University of Ottawa
Monica Nevins*, University of Ottawa
(100120289) 
11:00 a.m.
On the Steinberg representation of a $p$adic group.
Peter S Campbell*, University of Ottawa
(100120288)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on LowDimensional Topology and Kleinian Groups, I
Room LG 76, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Ian Agol, University of Illinois at Chicago agol@math.uic.edu
John Holt, University of Illinois at Chicago jholt@math.uic.edu
Saul Schleimer, University of Illinois at Chicago saul@math.uic.edu

9:00 a.m.
Minimal Triangulations of Closed Orientable Reducible 3Manifolds.
Alexander Charles Barchechat*, Tulane University
(10015788) 
9:30 a.m.
Eigenvalue fields of arithmetic Kleinian groups.
Emily Hamilton*, Emory University
Alan W Reid, University of Texas at Austin
(100157363) 
10:00 a.m.
The density conjecture for manifolds with bounded geometry.
Kenneth Bromberg*, University of Utah
Juan Souto, Bonn
(100157405) 
10:30 a.m.
The mapping class group action on quasiFuchsian space.
Juan Souto, CNRS
Peter Storm*, Stanford University
(100153291) 
11:00 a.m.
Surface groups are frequently faithful.
Jason DeBlois, University of Texas at Austin
Richard P Kent*, University of Texas at Austin
(100157131)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 9:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Special Functions, Orthogonal Polynomials, and their Applications, I
Room L 158, Technological Institute
Organizers:
George Gasper, Northwestern University george@math.northwestern.edu
Ahmed I. Zayed, DePaul University azayed@math.depaul.edu

9:00 a.m.
Orthogonal polynomials and coefficients of modular forms.
Sharon Frechette, College of Holy Cross
Ken Ono*, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Matthew Papanikolas, Texas A&M University
(100111166) 
9:30 a.m.
A new formula for 9 squares and Humbert's class number formulas.
Stephen C. Milne*, The Ohio State University
(100111412) 
10:00 a.m.
Generalized Lambert series identities.
Song Heng Chan*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(100111341) 
10:30 a.m.
The compact representation of a Leonard pair.
Paul M Terwilliger*, Math Department, University of WisconsinMadison
(100133227) 
11:00 a.m.
Orthogonal Polynomials in Two Discrete Variables Related to the Quantum Group $U_q(so(5))$.
Alexander Rozenblyum*, New York City College of Technology, CUNY
(10013343)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Codes and Applications, I
Room G 42, Donald P. Jacobs Center
Organizers:
William C. Huffman, Loyola University of Chicago wch@math.luc.edu
Vera S. Pless, University of Illinois at Chicago pless@math.uic.edu

9:00 a.m.
Explicit Goppa code construction on fibre products of Kummer Covers.
Hiren Maharaj*, Clemson University
(10011425) 
9:30 a.m.
Enumeration of ${\rm AGL}(\frac m3,\,{\Bbb F}_{p^3})$Invariant Extended Cyclic Codes.
Xiangdong Hou*, University of South Florida
(100105103) 
10:00 a.m.
Highly symmetric weight functions on matrix rings.
Jay A. Wood*, Western Michigan University
(100194373) 
10:30 a.m.
MacWilliams duality for cosets over rings.
Iwan Duursma*, Univ of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(100111404)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Applications, I
Room L R3, Technological Institute
Organizers:
GuiQiang Chen, Northwestern University gqchen@math.northwestern.edu
Mikhail Feldman, University of Wisconsin at Madison feldman@math.wisc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Shock and boudary layers for Boltzmann equation.
TaiPing Liu*, Stanford University
(100135203) 
9:30 a.m.
Uniqueness of weak solutions of the NavierStokes equations of multidimensional, compressible flow.
David Hoff*, Indiana University
(100135113) 
10:00 a.m.
Nonlinear hyperbolic surface waves.
John K Hunter*, Department of Mathematics, University of California at Davis
(100135400) 
10:30 a.m.
Twodimensional regular shock reflection for the pressure gradient system of conservation laws.
Yuxi Zheng*, Penn State University
(100135234)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Stability Issues in Fluid Dynamics, I
Room L R4, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Susan J. Friedlander, University of Illinois at Chicago susan@math.uic.edu
Roman Shvydkoy, University of Illinois at Chicago shvydkoy@math.uic.edu

9:30 a.m.
The effect of gravity modulation on the onset of filtrational convection.
Natalya Popova*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(100176326) 
10:00 a.m.
Generic hydrodynamic instability via contact homology.
Robert Ghrist*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign, Mathematics
John Etnyre, Univeristy of Pennsylvania, Mathematics
(100137395) 
10:30 a.m.
Fractal patterns formed by growth of radial viscous fingers.
Harry L. Swinney*, University of Texas at Austin
O. Praud, University of Texas at Austin
E. Sharon, University of Texas at Austin
(100176293) 
11:00 a.m.
Faraday wave pattern selection via multifrequency forcing.
Mary Silber*, Applied Mathematics Dept., Northwestern University
Jeff Porter, Dept. of Applied Mathematics, University of Leeds
Chad M. Topaz, Dept. of Mathematics, UCLA
(100176245)

9:30 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of Motives, I
Room L 211, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Eric M. Friedlander, Northwestern University eric@math.northwestern.edu
Alexander Goncharov, Brown University sasha@math.brown.edu
Mikhail Kapranov, Yale University mikhail.kapranov@yale.edu
Yuri Manin, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics manin@mpimbonn.mpg.de

9:30 a.m.
On some parity questions about pure and mixed motives.
Yves Andre*, Ecole Normale Superieure
(100114159) 
10:30 a.m.
Motivic decomposition of projective homogeneous varieties and the method of BialynickiBirula.
Patrick Brosnan*, UCLA
(100114123)

9:30 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 9:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Index Theory, Morse Theory, and the Witten Deformation Method, I
Room L 221, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Igor Prokhorenkov, Texas Christian University i.prokhorenkov@tcu.edu
Ken Richardson, Texas Christian University k.richardson@tcu.edu

9:30 a.m.
KirwanNovikov inequalities on a manifold with boundary.
Maxim Braverman*, Northeastern University
(100158345) 
10:30 a.m.
Topology of Quasiperiodic Functions on the Plane.
Sergey P Novikov*, IPST and Math Department, University of Maryland, College Park
(100137381)

9:30 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Presentation, Part I
TA Development using case studies: A workshop for faculty
Room L 170, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Diane Herrmann, University of Chicago 
Saturday October 23, 2004, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Topology: Interactions with Representation Theory and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room LG 68, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Paul G. Goerss, Northwestern University pgoerss@math.northwestern.edu
Jesper Kragh Grodal, University of Chicago jg@math.uchicago.edu
Brooke E. Shipley, University of Illinois at Chicago bshipley@math.uic.edu

10:00 a.m.
DyerLashof algebras for Morava Etheory.
Charles W Rezk*, Assistant Professor/University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(100155306) 
10:30 a.m.
On Jacobians of complex curves with boundary.
T. Fiore, University of Michigan
I. Kriz*, University of Michigan
(100155351)

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Aspects of the Langlands Program, I
Room L 251, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Edward Frenkel, University of California Berkeley frenkel@math.berkeley.edu
Dennis Gaitsgory, University of Chicago gaitsgde@math.uchicago.edu
Mark Goresky, Institute for Advanced Study goresky@ias.edu
Kari Vilonen, Northwestern University vilonen@math.northwestern.edu

10:00 a.m.
Introduction to the Geometric Langlands Correspondence.
Edward Frenkel*, University of California, Berkeley
(100114254)

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 11:40 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Invited Address
Fractional dimensions in geometry and algebra.
Auditorium, Technological Institute
Yuri Manin*, Northwestern University 
Saturday October 23, 2004, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Special Presentation, Part II
TA Development using case studies: A workshop for faculty
Room L 170, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Diane Herrmann, University of Chicago 
Saturday October 23, 2004, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
The geometry and topology of reconfiguration.
Auditorium, Technological Institute
Robert Ghrist*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign, Mathematics
(100168396) 
Saturday October 23, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry, II
Room MG 28, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Anders Ingemar Linner, Northern Illinois University linner@math.northwestern.edu
Hongyou Wu, Northern Illinois University wu@math.niu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Positive harmonic function on open manifolds with nonpositive curvature.
Jianguo Cao*, University of Notre Dame,
Huijun Fan, Peking University
Francois Leddreppier, Univeristy of Notre Dame
(100158220) 
3:30 p.m.
KSurfaces (smooth and discrete) of nonfinite type.
Ivan Charles Sterling*, St Mary's College of Maryland
(100153265) 
4:00 p.m.
Soliton surfaces in the mechanical equilibrium of closed membranes.
Brian Smyth*, University of Notre Dame
(100153271) 
4:30 p.m.
Spectral properties of the FourierMukai transform.
James F. Glazebrook*, Eastern Illinois University and University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Marcos Jardim, IMECCUNICAMP, Campinas, Brazil
Franz W. Kamber, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10015815) 
5:00 p.m.
Dupin hypersurfaces with four principal curvatures.
Thomas E Cecil, College of the Holy Cross
QuoShin Chi, Washington University
Gary R Jensen*, Washington University
(100153238)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stability Issues in Fluid Dynamics, II
Room L R4, Technological Institute
Organizers:
Susan J. Friedlander, University of Illinois at Chicago susan@math.uic.edu
Roman Shvydkoy, University of Illinois at Chicago shvydkoy@math.uic.edu

3:00 p.m.
Regularity of Variational Weak Solutions of the Euler Equations.
Alexander Shnirelman*, Concordia University, Montreal
(100135424) 
3:30 p.m.
Are viscoelastic flows under control or out of control?
Michael Renardy*, Virginia Tech
(10017610) 
4:00 p.m.
The Tiger fountain problem.
Carmen Chicone*, University of MissouriColumbia
(100176139) 
4:30 p.m.
Break 
5:00 p.m.
Viscous and Viscoelastic Potential Flow.
Daniel D. Joseph*, University of Minnesota
(100135242) 
5:30 p.m.
PROST: a Parabolic Reconstruction Of Surface Tension for the volumeoffluid method.
Yuriko Renardy*, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech
(10017617)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 23, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Iterated Function Systems and Analysis on Fractals, II
Room L 160, Technological Institute
Organizers:
KaSing Lau, Chinese University of Hong Kong kslau@math.cuhk.edu.hk
Stephen S.T. Yau, University of Illinois at Chicago yau@uic.edu

3:00 p.m.
Some good news about those gaps in the spectrum of the Laplacian on certain fractals.
Robert S. Strichartz*, Math Dept, Cornell Univ,
(10012842) 
3:30 p.m.
Selfsimilar Dirichlet forms on p.c.f. fractals.
B. M. Hambly, University of Oxford
V. Metz

3:00 p.m.