AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
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
Special Session on Solving Polynomial Systems

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, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Solving Polynomial Systems, II
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

3:00 p.m.
Soprunova Room G 44 
3:30 p.m.
Wang Room G 44 
4:00 p.m.
Break 
4:30 p.m.
An Algebraic Method for Analyzing Dynamic Systems.
Wenqin Zhou*, Applied Mathmatics Department, Unversity of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
Greg Reid, University of Western Ontario
David Jeffrey, University of Western Ontario
(10013495) 
5:00 p.m.
On Polynomial Gcds over Direct Products of Fields Given by Towers of Simple Extensions.
Marc Moreno Maza*, University of Western Ontario
Boulier, University of Lille 1 (France)
Oancea, University of Western Ontario
(100112401) 
5:30 p.m.
An Exact Toric ResultantBased RUR Approach for Solving Polynomial Systems.
Koji Ouchi*, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University
John Keyser, Department of Computer Science, Texas A&M University
(100168204)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 24, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Solving Polynomial Systems, III
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.
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
(100114164) 
8:30 a.m.
Reconstructing dynamical systems from their zeta functions.
Christopher J Hillar*, U.C. Berkeley
(100112121) 
9:00 a.m.
Resultants of Sparse Polynomials and Toric Vanishing Theorems.
Amit Khetan*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
(10011457) 
9:30 a.m.
On Smale's 6th Problem: A solution in the fourbody case.
Marshall E Hampton*, University of Minnesota
Richard Moeckel, University of Minnesota
(100137119) 
10:00 a.m.
Cellular Exclusion Algorithms for Polynomial Systems.
Eugene L. Allgower*, Colorado State University
Kurt Georg, deceased
(100165195) 
10:30 a.m.
Solving the Polynomial Equations of the Geometric Design Problem of the Spatial 3R Mechanisms.
Eric C Lee*, Northeastern University
Constantinos Mavroidis, Northeastern University
(100114421) 
11:00 a.m.
Using Polynomial Homotopy Method to Mechanism Synthesis.
HaiJun Su*, University of California, Irvine
(100108129)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 24, 2004, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Solving Polynomial Systems, IV
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

3:00 p.m.
Genetic Algorithms for zerodimensional ideals.
Ilias S. Kotsireas*, Assistant Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University
(100114221) 
3:30 p.m.
Toric residues and partitions of polytopes.
Amit Khetan, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Ivan Soprounov*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(100114258) 
4:00 p.m.
Break 
4:30 p.m.
Approximate GCD and Factorization of Multivariate Polynomials.
Zhonggang Zeng*, Northeastern Illinois University
(100165232) 
5:00 p.m.
Solving Multivariate Polynomial Systems.
Hong Zhang*, Illinois Institute of Technology and Argonne National Laboratory
(100165146) 
5:30 p.m.
Numerical Jet Geometry of Partial Differential Equations.
Greg J. Reid*, University of Western Ontario
(100135207)

3:00 p.m.