AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Saturday, October 29, 2005 01:24:04
2005 Fall Central Section Meeting
Lincoln, NE, October 2123, 2005
Meeting #1011
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Order

Friday October 21, 2005, 1:45 p.m.3:35 p.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Order, I
Room 208, Oldfather Hall
Organizers:
Jonathan D. Farley, Harvard University lattice@math.harvard.edu
John William Snow, Sam Houston State University jsnow@shsu.edu
Japheth L. M. Wood, Chatham College jwood@chatham.edu

1:45 p.m.
Algebraic characterizations for topological separation properties.
Wolfram Bentz*, University of Waterloo
(101106130) 
2:15 p.m.
Relation Algebras and Weak Representationis.
Jeremy F Alm*, Iowa State University
(101103349) 
2:45 p.m.
Message Authentication Codes and Quasigroup.
Kristen Meyer*, Iowa State University
(101117168) 
3:15 p.m.
Duality for central algebras.
Jonathan D.H. Smith*, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University
(101108173)

1:45 p.m.

Saturday October 22, 2005, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Order, II
Room 108, Avery Hall
Organizers:
Jonathan D. Farley, Harvard University lattice@math.harvard.edu
John William Snow, Sam Houston State University jsnow@shsu.edu
Japheth L. M. Wood, Chatham College jwood@chatham.edu

8:00 a.m.
Greedy Algebras.
Theodore A. Rice*, Iowa State University
(101108183) 
8:30 a.m.
The poset structure of a sum of Priestley spaces.
R. N. Ball*, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
A. Pultr, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
J. Sichler, University of Manitoba, Winnepeg, Canada
(101106323) 
9:00 a.m.
Approximate satisfaction of identities (continued).
Walter Taylor*, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA
(101108316) 
9:30 a.m.
Lattices of Compatible Topologies for Topological Models.
Matt Insall*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Missouri  Rolla
(10110666) 
10:00 a.m.
Countable Almost Rigid Heyting Algebras.
M. E. Adams*, State University of New York at New Paltz
Ale\v{s} Pultr, Charles University
(10110635) 
10:30 a.m.
Finite Mal'tsev Algebras.
Keith Kearnes, Department of Mathematics, University of Colorado at Boulder
Agnes Szendrei*, Department of Mathematics, University of Colorado at Boulder
(101108278) 
11:00 a.m.
The existence of a nearunanimity term in a finite algebra is decidable.
Mikl\'os Mar\'oti*, Bolyai Institute, University of Szeged, Hungary
(101108134)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 22, 2005, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Order, III
Room 108, Avery Hall
Organizers:
Jonathan D. Farley, Harvard University lattice@math.harvard.edu
John William Snow, Sam Houston State University jsnow@shsu.edu
Japheth L. M. Wood, Chatham College jwood@chatham.edu

3:00 p.m.
Numerical invariants for varieties of algebras.
Joel Berman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101106102) 
3:30 p.m.
Morphisms on Coalgebras.
Key One Chung*, Iowa State University, Department of Mathematics
(101106129) 
4:00 p.m.
Structural Completeness in Algebras of Logic.
Jeffrey S. Olson*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10110622) 
4:30 p.m.
The equational complexity of Vi{\v s}in's algebra.
George F. McNulty*, University of South Carolina
Zoltan Szekely, Gallaudet University
Ross Willard, University of Waterloo
(101108260)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 23, 2005, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Order, IV
Room 108, Avery Hall
Organizers:
Jonathan D. Farley, Harvard University lattice@math.harvard.edu
John William Snow, Sam Houston State University jsnow@shsu.edu
Japheth L. M. Wood, Chatham College jwood@chatham.edu

8:00 a.m.
Almost Distributive Sublattices and Congruence Heredity.
John W Snow*, Sam Houston State University
(10110632) 
8:30 a.m.
When voter preferences are partially ordered.
Michael Ackerman, Bellarmine University
SulYoung Choi, LeMoyne College
Peter Coughlin, University of Maryland
Eric Gottlieb, Rhodes College
Japheth Wood*, Chatham College
(101106263) 
9:00 a.m.
Tensor Products of Semilattices, Semimodularity and Supersolvability (A Problem of E. T. Schmidt from 1974 and Some Conjectures of Quackenbush from 1985).
Jonathan David Farley*, Center for International Security, Stanford University
(101106299) 
9:30 a.m.
Nondualizability of finite algebras with a semilattice operation.
David M. Clark, SUNY at New Paltz
Brian A. Davey, La Trobe University
Jane G. Pitkethly, La Trobe University
Ross Willard*, University of Waterloo
(101106394)

8:00 a.m.