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Eastern Section Meeting
AnnandaleonHudson, NY, October 89, 2005
Meeting #1009
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Saturday October 8, 2005

Saturday October 8, 2005, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
Atrium, Olin Hall

Saturday October 8, 2005, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium, Olin Hall

Saturday October 8, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Theory of InfiniteDimensional Lie Algebras, Vertex Operator Algebras, and Related Topics, I
Room 115, Olin Language Center
Organizers:
Antun Milas, SUNY at Albany amilas@math.albany.edu
Alex J. Feingold, Binghamton University
YiZhi Huang, Rutgers University

8:00 a.m.
Vertex algebras and invariant theory.
Andrew R Linshaw*, National University of Singapore
(100917157)

8:30 a.m.
A geometric bosonfermion correspondence.
Alistair Savage*, Fields Institute and University of Toronto
(100917107)

9:00 a.m.
Realization of certain admissible $A_1^{(1)}$modules.
Drazen Adamovic*, University of Zagreb, Croatia
(10091785)

9:30 a.m.
Representations of the Lie Pseudoalgebra $W({\mathfrak{d}})$.
Bojko Bakalov*, North Carolina State University
Alessandro D'Andrea, Universita di Roma ``La Sapienza''
Victor G. Kac, MIT
(100917146)

10:00 a.m.
Elliptic Lie algebras and superalgebras with rank more than or equal to two.
Hiroyuki Yamane*, Osaka University, Japan
(100917130)

10:30 a.m.
Vertex Poisson algebras associated with Courant algebroids.
Gaywalee Yamskulna*, Illinois State University
(100917155)

Saturday October 8, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, I
Room 202, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Cristian P. Lenart, State University of New York at Albany lenart@csc.albany.edu
Lauren L. Rose, Bard College rose@bard.edu
Sheila Sundaram, Bard College sundaram@bard.edu

Saturday October 8, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Methods for the Analysis of Images and HighDimensional Data, I
Room 208, Olin Language Center
Organizers:
Erik M. Bollt, Clarkson University bolltem@clarkson.edu
Rick Chartrand, Los Alamos National Laboratory rickc@lanl.gov

8:30 a.m.
A variational approach to reconstructing images corrupted by Poisson noise.
Triet Le, UCLA
Rick Chartrand*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Thomas J. Asaki, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(100968168)

9:00 a.m.
Coarse quantization strategies for treestructured data and applications to digital halftoning.
C. Sinan G\"unt\"urk*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(100994208)

9:30 a.m.
Information Divergence Between Different Image Denoising Algorithms.
Erik M. Bollt, Clarkson University
Andrea Hawkins, Walla Walla College
Triet Le, UCLA
Peter F. Schultz*, Clarkson University
Kevin R. Vixie, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(100994221)

10:00 a.m.
Numerically solving PDEs on Implicit Surfaces.
John B Greer*, Courant Institute, NYU
Andrea L Bertozzi, UCLA Mathematics
Guillermo Sapiro, University of Minnesota, Electrical and Computer Engineering
(100935186)

10:30 a.m.
Image Restoration and Decomposition via Bounded Total Variation and Negative HilbertSobolev Spaces.
Linh Lieu*, UCLA
Luminita Vese, UCLA
(100900184)

Saturday October 8, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Transversal Theory, I
Room 102, Hegeman Hall
Organizers:
Richard Pollack, Courant Institute, New York University pollack@cims.nyu.edu
Jacob Eli Goodman, The City College of New York jgoodman@ccny.cuny.edu

Saturday October 8, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homological Aspects of Commutative Algebra, I
Room 201, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Alexandre Tchernev, University of Albany, SUNY tchernev@math.albany.edu
Janet Vassilev, University of Arkansas jvassil@uark.edu

8:30 a.m.
Incomparability of semidualizing modules.
Sean M SatherWagstaff*, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Anders Frankild, University of Copenhagen
(10091357)

9:00 a.m.
Acyclicity versus total acyclicity for complexes over noetherian rings.
Srikanth Iyengar*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Henning Krause, University of Paderborn, Germany
(10091341)

9:30 a.m.
The differential in the minimal free resolution of the universal ring for resolutions of length two.
Carrie E Finch*, University of South Carolina
Andrew R. Kustin, University of South Carolina
Jerzy M. Weyman, Northeastern University
(100916108)

10:00 a.m.
Minimal resolutions for complexes.
Luchezar L. Avramov*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
HansBj\o rn Foxby, Universty of Copenhagen
Stephen Halperin, University of Maryland
(100916129)

10:30 a.m.
Resolutions of monomial modules.
Hara Charalambous*, Aristotle University of Greece
(100913113)

Saturday October 8, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Measurable, Symbolic, and Tiling Dynamical Systems, I
Room 106, Hegeman Hall
Organizers:
Natalie Priebe Frank, Vassar College nafrank@vassar.edu
Samuel J. Lightwood, Western Connecticut State University lightwoods@wcsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
On the spectrum of model sets.
E. Arthur Robinson*, George Washington University
(100937224)

9:00 a.m.
Prevalence of Odometers in Cellular Automata.
Ethan M. Coven*, Wesleyan University
Marcus Pivato, Trent University
Reem Yassawi, Trent University
(10093759)

9:30 a.m.
Crystallographic Defects in Cellular Automata.
Marcus Pivato*, Department of Mathematics, Trent University
(100937105)

10:00 a.m.
Jointly periodic points of celllar automata.
Mike Boyle*, University of Maryland
Bryant Lee, University of Maryland
(100937123)

10:30 a.m.
Relative $\bar{d}$ pressure and the variational principle.
Russell Coe, Central Connecticut State University
Adam Fieldsteel*, Wesleyan, University
(100937180)

Saturday October 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, I
Room 205, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Sean Cleary, The City College of New York cleary@sci.ccny.cuny.edu
Melanie I. Stein, Trinity College melanie.stein@trincoll.edu

Saturday October 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
Room 102, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Patricia R. Allaire, Queensborough Community College, CUNY pallaire@qcc.cuny.edu
Robert E. Bradley, Adelphi University bradley@adelphi.edu
Jeff Suzuki, Bard College jeff_suzuki@yahoo.com

Saturday October 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials: Theory and Applications, I
Room 104, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, State University of New York at New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

Saturday October 8, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 210, Olin Language Center

Saturday October 8, 2005, 9:10 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probablistic Combinatorics, I
Room 204, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Sudakov, Princeton University bsudakov@math.princeton.edu

Saturday October 8, 2005, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Infinite Groups, I
Room 120, Olin Language Center
Organizers:
Anthony M. Gaglione, United States Naval Academy amg@usna.edu
Benjamin Fine, Fairfield University fine@mail.fairfield.edu
Dennis Spellman, Philadelphia University spellmand@philau.edu

Saturday October 8, 2005, 9:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Graphs and Matroids, I
Room 203, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Gary Gordon, Lafayette College gordong@lafayette.edu
Lorenzo Traldi, Lafayette College traldil@lafayette.edu

Saturday October 8, 2005, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Estimates for eigenfunctions of the Laplacian.
Auditorium, Olin Hall
Christopher Sogge*, Johns Hopkins University
(10095805)

Saturday October 8, 2005, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Applying number theory and algebraic geometry to cryptography.
Auditorium, Olin Hall
Alice Silverberg*, University of California Irvine
(10091103)

Saturday October 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Infinite Groups, II
Room 120, Olin Language Center
Organizers:
Anthony M. Gaglione, United States Naval Academy amg@usna.edu
Benjamin Fine, Fairfield University fine@mail.fairfield.edu
Dennis Spellman, Philadelphia University spellmand@philau.edu

Saturday October 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, II
Room 202, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Cristian P. Lenart, State University of New York at Albany lenart@csc.albany.edu
Lauren L. Rose, Bard College rose@bard.edu
Sheila Sundaram, Bard College sundaram@bard.edu

Saturday October 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Methods for the Analysis of Images and HighDimensional Data, II
Room 208, Olin Language Center
Organizers:
Erik M. Bollt, Clarkson University bolltem@clarkson.edu
Rick Chartrand, Los Alamos National Laboratory rickc@lanl.gov

2:30 p.m.
A NonLinear Approach to Fast Image Comparison and Registration.
Erik M Bollt*, Clarkson University
Luciano da Fontoura Costa, University of São Paulo
(100942212)

3:00 p.m.
Modeling oscillatory components in images as distributions in generalized Besov spaces.
Triet M. Le*, University of California Los Angeles
John B. Garnett, University of California Los Angeles
Luminita A. Vese, University of California Los Angeles
(10090058)

3:30 p.m.
Multiscale Strip Constructions.
Gilad Lerman*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Joseph McQuown, Stony Brook University
Bud Mishra, New York University
(100942215)

4:00 p.m.
An Adaptive Variational Model for Image Decomposition.
Stacey Elizabeth Levine*, Duquesne University
(100949178)

4:30 p.m.
Morphlets: A Multiscale Transform for Diffeomorphisms.
Jonathan Kaplan*, Stanford University
(10094260)

Saturday October 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, II
Room 205, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Sean Cleary, The City College of New York cleary@sci.ccny.cuny.edu
Melanie I. Stein, Trinity College melanie.stein@trincoll.edu

Saturday October 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Transversal Theory, II
Room 102, Hegeman Hall
Organizers:
Richard Pollack, Courant Institute, New York University pollack@cims.nyu.edu
Jacob Eli Goodman, The City College of New York jgoodman@ccny.cuny.edu

2:30 p.m.
Permutation Sequences and Pseudoline Arrangements, Old and New, Part I.
Ricky Pollack*, Courant Institute/NYU
(10095276)

3:15 p.m.
Permutation Sequences and Pseudoline Arrangements, Old and New, Part II.
Jacob E. Goodman*, City College, CUNY
(10095253)

4:00 p.m.
Interval Sequences and the Combinatorial Encoding of Planar Families of Convex Sets.
Raghavan S Dhandapani*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
Jacob Eli Goodman, City College, CUNY
Andreas Holmsen, City College, CUNY
Richard Pollack, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
(100952174)

4:30 p.m.
A tiny problem on geometric permutations.
Helge Tverberg*, University of Bergen, Norway
(100952191)

Saturday October 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homological Aspects of Commutative Algebra, II
Room 201, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Alexandre Tchernev, University of Albany, SUNY tchernev@math.albany.edu
Janet Vassilev, University of Arkansas jvassil@uark.edu

Saturday October 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Theory of InfiniteDimensional Lie Algebras, Vertex Operator Algebras, and Related Topics, II
Room 115, Olin Language Center
Organizers:
Antun Milas, SUNY at Albany amilas@math.albany.edu
Alex J. Feingold, Binghamton University
YiZhi Huang, Rutgers University

2:30 p.m.
A mathematical formalism for the Kondo effect in WZW branes.
Po Hu, Wayne State University
Igor Kriz*, University of Michigan
(100981152)

3:00 p.m.
Conformal field theory and rigged Teichmueller space.
Eric D Schippers*, University of Manitoba
David Radnell, University of Michigan
(10093029)

3:30 p.m.
An equivalence of two constructions of permutationtwisted modules for lattice vertex operator algebras.
Katrina D. Barron*, University of Notre Dame
YiZhi Huang, Rutgers University
James Lepowsky, Rutgers University
(100917169)

4:00 p.m.
Lorentzian KacMoody groups.
Lisa Carbone*, Rutgers University
(100920192)

4:30 p.m.
Higher Derived Brackets and Deformation Theory.
Fusun Akman*, Illinois State University
Lucian M. Ionescu, Illinois State University
(10091767)

Saturday October 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on Global Theory of Minimal Surfaces
Room 118, Olin Language Center
Organizers:
David A. Hoffman, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute david@msri.org
Harold Rosenberg, University of Paris VII

Saturday October 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials: Theory and Applications, II
Room 104, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, State University of New York at New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

Saturday October 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Graphs and Matroids, II
Room 203, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Gary Gordon, Lafayette College gordong@lafayette.edu
Lorenzo Traldi, Lafayette College traldil@lafayette.edu

Saturday October 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Measurable, Symbolic, and Tiling Dynamical Systems, II
Room 106, Hegeman Hall
Organizers:
Natalie Priebe Frank, Vassar College nafrank@vassar.edu
Samuel J. Lightwood, Western Connecticut State University lightwoods@wcsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
A dynamical proof of the topological orbit equivalence theorem in a finitary method.
Toshihiro Hamachi*, Kyushu University
Michael Keane, Wesleyan University
Hisatoshi Yuasa, Kyushu University
(10093730)

3:00 p.m.
A note on rank one amenable group actions.
Michael S Keane*, Wesleyan University
Marcus Pivato, Trent University
Reem Yassawi, Trent University
(100937141)

3:30 p.m.
On measurepreserving $C^1$ transformations of compactopen subsets of nonarchimedean local fields.
J. Kingsbery, Williams College
A. Levin, Harvard University
A. Preygel, Harvard University
C. E. Silva*, Williams College
(100937209)

4:00 p.m.
Dimension Groups for a family of nonsimple Adic Transformantions.
Sarah E Bailey*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(100937197)

4:30 p.m.
Dynamics of Some Nonstationary Adic Systems.
Karl Petersen*, University of North Carolina
(10093788)

Saturday October 8, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:25 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 210, Olin Language Center

2:30 p.m.
On superadditive ergodic type theorem in noncommutative SegalDixmier Lpspace affiliated with a semifinite von Neumann algebra.
Genady Grabarnik, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, NY
Alexander A Katz, St. John's University, NY
Larisa Shwartz*, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
(100946143)

2:45 p.m.
On generalization of real W*algebras.
Alexander A Katz*, St. John's University, NY
(10094643)

3:00 p.m.
On real locally Hilbert spaces and GelfandNaimark type theorems for projective limits of real and Jordan operator algebras.
Alexander A Katz, St. John's University, NY
Oleg Friedman*, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
Roman Kushnir, St. John's University, NY
Mark Ustayev, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
(10094678)

3:15 p.m.
Convergence Theorems for Fixed Points of Generalized Lipschitz $\Phi$Pseddocontractive Mappings in Banach Spaces.
Xue Zhiqun*, Shijiazhuang Railway College
(10094736)

3:30 p.m.
A Note on Metrization of wM Spaces.
Gangadhar R. Hiremath*, University of North Carolina Pembroke
(10095422)

3:45 p.m.
Random Random Walks on the Dihedral Group.
Joseph P McCollum*, University at Albany, SUNY
(10096073)

4:00 p.m.
Orthogonal Polynomials in SAR Imaging.
Rajarajeswari Devarajulu*, University of Texas PanAmerican
Jae sok Son, University of Texas PanAmerican
(10090070)

4:15 p.m.
Frequent assessment and the integration of the class instruction and the academic supportive services in at risk math courses at MDCHialeah Campus.
Jaime Bestard*, Miami Dade College
(10099724)

Saturday October 8, 2005, 2:40 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probablistic Combinatorics, II
Room 204, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Sudakov, Princeton University bsudakov@math.princeton.edu

Saturday October 8, 2005, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Room 102, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Patricia R. Allaire, Queensborough Community College, CUNY pallaire@qcc.cuny.edu
Robert E. Bradley, Adelphi University bradley@adelphi.edu
Jeff Suzuki, Bard College jeff_suzuki@yahoo.com

3:00 p.m.
Greek mathematics and Greek skepticism.
Hardy Grant*, York University, Toronto
(10090177)

3:30 p.m.
Lewis Carroll's Diagrammatic Logic System For Syllogisms.
Francine F. Abeles*, Kean University
(10090117)

4:00 p.m.
Godel, Positivism, and Incompletenes.
Steven Gimbel*, Gettysburg College
Kellen Dwyer, Gettysburg College
(10090164)

4:30 p.m.
Von Neumann, Godel, and BernaysPutting Ordinals in Ordnung.
Thomas Drucker*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(100901140)

Saturday October 8, 2005, 5:15 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Erd\H os Memorial Lecture
Erd\"os picture of ``most things''.
Auditorium, Olin Hall
Persi Diaconis*, Stanford University
(10090501)

Saturday October 8, 2005, 6:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Bard College Department of Mathematics Reception
Lobby, Ward Manor House
Sunday October 9, 2005

Sunday October 9, 2005, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
Atrium, Olin Hall

Sunday October 9, 2005, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium, Olin Hall

Sunday October 9, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Theory of InfiniteDimensional Lie Algebras, Vertex Operator Algebras, and Related Topics, III
Room 115, Olin Language Center
Organizers:
Antun Milas, SUNY at Albany amilas@math.albany.edu
Alex J. Feingold, Binghamton University
YiZhi Huang, Rutgers University

Sunday October 9, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, III
Room 202, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Cristian P. Lenart, State University of New York at Albany lenart@csc.albany.edu
Lauren L. Rose, Bard College rose@bard.edu
Sheila Sundaram, Bard College sundaram@bard.edu

Sunday October 9, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Methods for the Analysis of Images and HighDimensional Data, III
Room 208, Olin Language Center
Organizers:
Erik M. Bollt, Clarkson University bolltem@clarkson.edu
Rick Chartrand, Los Alamos National Laboratory rickc@lanl.gov

8:30 a.m.
Exact solutions for the L1 TV functional.
Selim Esedoglu, University of Michigan  Ann Arbor
Kevin R Vixie*, Los Alamos National Laboratory  T7
(100949166)

9:00 a.m.
New of approaches for video dejittering.
Sung Ha Kang*, University of Kentucky
Jianhong Shen, Univerisity of Minnesota
(100949163)

9:30 a.m.
On the regularity and curvature properties of level sets of minimizers for denoising models using total variation regularization.
William K. Allard*, Duke University
(10094915)

10:00 a.m.
3D Curve Inference, CoHelicity and Diffusion MRI Regularization.
Kaleem Siddiqi*, School of Computer Science, McGill University
Peter Savadjiev, School of Computer Science, McGill University
Jennifer S. W. Campbell, McConnell Brain Imaging Centre, McGill University
Bruce G. Pike, McConnell Brain Imaging Centre, McGill University
(10095333)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion.

Sunday October 9, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, III
Room 205, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Sean Cleary, The City College of New York cleary@sci.ccny.cuny.edu
Melanie I. Stein, Trinity College melanie.stein@trincoll.edu

Sunday October 9, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Room 102, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Patricia R. Allaire, Queensborough Community College, CUNY pallaire@qcc.cuny.edu
Robert E. Bradley, Adelphi University bradley@adelphi.edu
Jeff Suzuki, Bard College jeff_suzuki@yahoo.com

Sunday October 9, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Transversal Theory, III
Room 102, Hegeman Hall
Organizers:
Richard Pollack, Courant Institute, New York University pollack@cims.nyu.edu
Jacob Eli Goodman, The City College of New York jgoodman@ccny.cuny.edu

8:30 a.m.
Topological Helly type theorems.
Gil Kalai*, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Yale University
(100952116)

9:30 a.m.
Recent progress on Geometric Permutations induced by lines transversal.
Shakhar Smorodinsky*, Courant, NYU
(100905127)

10:00 a.m.
The KatchalskiLewis transversal problem in ${\bf{R}}^d$.
Andreas Holmsen*, University of Bergen, Norway
(100952122)

10:30 a.m.
Shape Sensitive Geometric Permutations.
Meir Katchaski, Technion, Haifa, Israel
Subhash Suri, UC Santa Barbara
Yunhong Zhou*, HP Labs, Palo Alto, CA
(100952103)

Sunday October 9, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homological Aspects of Commutative Algebra, III
Room 201, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Alexandre Tchernev, University of Albany, SUNY tchernev@math.albany.edu
Janet Vassilev, University of Arkansas jvassil@uark.edu

8:30 a.m.
Asymptotic growth of powers of ideals.
Catalin Ciuperca*, North Dakota State University
Florian Enescu, Georgia State University
Sandra Spiroff, University of Utah
(100913187)

9:00 a.m.
Some families of componentwise linear ideals.
Christopher A. Francisco*, University of Missouri
Adam Van Tuyl, Lakehead University
(10091375)

9:30 a.m.
Compressed ideals and Hilbert functions.
Jeff A Mermin*, Cornell University
(100913142)

10:00 a.m.
On the growth of the Bass series of a CohenMacaulay local ring.
David A. Jorgensen*, University of Texas at Arlington
Graham J. Leuschke, Syracuse University
(100913185)

10:30 a.m.
Homological properties of rings of countable CohenMacaulay type.
Craig Huneke, University of Kansas
Adela Vraciu*, University of South Carolina
(10091346)

Sunday October 9, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials: Theory and Applications, III
Room 104, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, State University of New York at New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

Sunday October 9, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Graphs and Matroids, III
Room 203, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Gary Gordon, Lafayette College gordong@lafayette.edu
Lorenzo Traldi, Lafayette College traldil@lafayette.edu

Sunday October 9, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Measurable, Symbolic, and Tiling Dynamical Systems, III
Room 106, Hegeman Hall
Organizers:
Natalie Priebe Frank, Vassar College nafrank@vassar.edu
Samuel J. Lightwood, Western Connecticut State University lightwoods@wcsu.edu

Sunday October 9, 2005, 9:10 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probablistic Combinatorics, III
Room 204, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Sudakov, Princeton University bsudakov@math.princeton.edu

Sunday October 9, 2005, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Infinite Groups, III
Room 120, Olin Language Center
Organizers:
Anthony M. Gaglione, United States Naval Academy amg@usna.edu
Benjamin Fine, Fairfield University fine@mail.fairfield.edu
Dennis Spellman, Philadelphia University spellmand@philau.edu

Sunday October 9, 2005, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Minimal and constant mean curvature surfaces in homogeneous 3manifolds.
Auditorium, Olin Hall
Harold Rosenberg*, University of Paris VII
(10095304)

Sunday October 9, 2005, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Probabilistic reasoning and Ramsey Theory.
Auditorium, Olin Hall
Benjamin Sudakov*, Princeton University
(10090506)

Sunday October 9, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Special Session on Infinite Groups, IV
Room 120, Olin Language Center
Organizers:
Anthony M. Gaglione, United States Naval Academy amg@usna.edu
Benjamin Fine, Fairfield University fine@mail.fairfield.edu
Dennis Spellman, Philadelphia University spellmand@philau.edu

Sunday October 9, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, IV
Room 202, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Cristian P. Lenart, State University of New York at Albany lenart@csc.albany.edu
Lauren L. Rose, Bard College rose@bard.edu
Sheila Sundaram, Bard College sundaram@bard.edu

Sunday October 9, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, IV
Room 205, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Sean Cleary, The City College of New York cleary@sci.ccny.cuny.edu
Melanie I. Stein, Trinity College melanie.stein@trincoll.edu

Sunday October 9, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Transversal Theory, IV
Room 102, Hegeman Hall
Organizers:
Richard Pollack, Courant Institute, New York University pollack@cims.nyu.edu
Jacob Eli Goodman, The City College of New York jgoodman@ccny.cuny.edu

Sunday October 9, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Homological Aspects of Commutative Algebra, IV
Room 201, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Alexandre Tchernev, University of Albany, SUNY tchernev@math.albany.edu
Janet Vassilev, University of Arkansas jvassil@uark.edu

2:30 p.m.
The CohenMacaulay property for nonNoetherian rings.
Tracy Dawn Hamilton, California State University, Sacramento
Thomas Marley*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(10091391)

3:00 p.m.
Invertibility of evaluation homomorphisms.
Lars Winther Christensen*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Henrik Holm, University of Aarhus
(100913220)

3:30 p.m.
Stable cohomology over local rings.
Oana Veliche*, University of Utah
Luchezar L. Avramov, University of Nebraska
(100913219)

4:00 p.m.
A class of coherent regular local rings.
Christel Rotthaus, Michigan State University
Liana M Sega*, University of Missouri, Kansas City
(100913190)

Sunday October 9, 2005, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Theory of InfiniteDimensional Lie Algebras, Vertex Operator Algebras, and Related Topics, IV
Room 115, Olin Language Center
Organizers:
Antun Milas, SUNY at Albany amilas@math.albany.edu
Alex J. Feingold, Binghamton University
YiZhi Huang, Rutgers University

2:30 p.m.
Bases of states in conformal field theories.
Pierre Mathieu*, Université laval
(100981223)

3:00 p.m.
KazhdanLusztig's tensor category and the compatibility condition.
Lin Zhang*, Rutgers University
(100917207)

3:30 p.m.
Affine Lie Algebras, Vertex Operator Algebras, and Multisum Identities.
William Jeffrey Cook*, Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ)
Kailash C Misra, North Carolina State University
Haisheng Li, Rutgers University
(100917112)

4:00 p.m.
Lattice vertex operator algebras, coalgebras and bialgebras.
Keith Hubbard*, Stephen F. Austin State University
(100981181)

4:30 p.m.
$H_h$(quantum) vertex algebras.
Iana I Anguelova*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(100981189)

5:00 p.m.
Multiparameter Bailey pairs and RogersRamanujanSlater type identities.
Andrew V. Sills*, Rutgers University
(10090568)

5:30 p.m.
Using $S_k$ orbits of $Z_n^k$ for computing type A tensor products.
Omar D. Saldarriaga*, William Paterson University
(100916120)

Sunday October 9, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials: Theory and Applications, IV
Room 104, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, State University of New York at New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

2:30 p.m.
On the Bus Problem in Cuernevaca, Mexico.
Jinho Baik, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Alexei Borodin, Caltech
Percy Deift*, Courant Institute, NYU
Toufic Suidan, Courant Institute and UC Santa Cruz
(100933154)

3:00 p.m.
Multiple Orthogonal Polynomials and a Counterexample to Gaudin Bethe Ansatz Conjecture.
Alexander Varchenko*, UNC, Chapel Hill
(100933171)

3:30 p.m.
Fourier Expansions of Complex Valued Modular Forms on Finite Upper Half Planes.
Audrey A. Terras*, U. of Calif. at San Diego
Anthony Shaheen, California State University at Los Angeles
(100911111)

4:00 p.m.
Can a minimal degree 6 cubature rule for the disk have all points inside?
Lawrence A Fialkow*, SUNY New Paltz
(10093348)

4:30 p.m.
Asymptotic Zero Distributions for Polynomials from Combinatorics.
Robert P. Boyer*, Department of Mathematics, Drexel University
William M. Y. Goh, Department of Mathematics, Drexel University
(100905109)

Sunday October 9, 2005, 2:30 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Graphs and Matroids, IV
Room 203, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Gary Gordon, Lafayette College gordong@lafayette.edu
Lorenzo Traldi, Lafayette College traldil@lafayette.edu

Sunday October 9, 2005, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Measurable, Symbolic, and Tiling Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 106, Hegeman Hall
Organizers:
Natalie Priebe Frank, Vassar College nafrank@vassar.edu
Samuel J. Lightwood, Western Connecticut State University lightwoods@wcsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Multitowers, Conjugacy and Coding.
V. S. Prasad*, University of Massachusetts Lowell,
S Alpern, London School of Economics
(10093712)

3:00 p.m.
Zeroentropy vertex maps for graphs.
Chris Bernhardt*, Fairfield University
(10093790)

3:30 p.m.
Good almost conjugacy for $G$shifts of finite type.
Andrew Dykstra*, University of Maryland, College Park
(100937188)

4:00 p.m.
Subsystem Entropy for $\mathbb Z^d$ Sofic Systems.
Angela Desai*, University of Maryland
(100937213)

4:30 p.m.
Factoring higherdimensional shifts of finite type onto the full shift.
Kathleen Madden*, Drew University
Aimee Johnson, Swarthmore College
(10093771)

5:00 p.m.
Partition itineraries and a 2dimensional version of Loch's theorem.
Aimee S.A. Johnson*, Swarthmore College
K. Dajani, University of Utrecht
M. de Vries, Free University of Amsterdam
(100937173)

Sunday October 9, 2005, 2:40 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probablistic Combinatorics, IV
Room 204, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Sudakov, Princeton University bsudakov@math.princeton.edu
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