AMS Sectional Meeting Full Program
Current as of Sunday, October 16, 2005 01:09:10
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)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:30 a.m.
Matroid Steiner complexes are Laplacian integral.
Art Duval*, University of Texas at El Paso
(100905195) 
9:00 a.m.
The Bergman Complex of a Matroid and Phylogenetic Trees.
Caroline Klivans*, University of Chicago
(100905182) 
9:30 a.m.
Shelling and $h$vectors of certain nonsimplicial polytopes.
Margaret M. Bayer*, University of Kansas
(100952162) 
10:00 a.m.
Weak order on labelled trees and shelling skeleta of Coxeterlike complexes.
Patricia Hersh*, Indiana University
(100905206) 
10:30 a.m.
Disproving the Neggers conjecture.
John R. Stembridge*, University of Michigan
(100905119)

8:30 a.m.

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)

8:30 a.m.

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

8:30 a.m.
Counting and Bounding the Number of Tangents to Four Objects in 3D.
Herv{\'e} Br{\"o}nnimann*, Polytechnic University
(100952134) 
9:30 a.m.
The role of distance in Helly type transversal problems.
A. Heppes*, Renyi Mathematical Institute, Budapest, Hungary
(10095237) 
10:00 a.m.
Transversal $m$flats to $n$dimensional convex sets and projective flats.
Javier Bracho*, Instituto de Matematicas, UNAM
(100952164)

8:30 a.m.

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)

8:30 a.m.

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)

8:30 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
Associativity and Thompson's Group.
Ross Geoghegan*, Binghamton University (SUNY)
(100920126) 
9:30 a.m.
A finitelypresented solvable group with a small quasiisometry group.
Kevin Wortman*, Yale University
(100920148) 
10:00 a.m.
Minimal almost convexity and tame combings.
Sean Cleary, The City College of New York
Susan Hermiller*, University of Nebraska
(10092084) 
10:30 a.m.
Reidemeister number as a quasiisometry invariant for the solvable BaumslagSolitar groups.
Jennifer Taback*, Bowdoin College
Peter Wong, Bates College
(10092062)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
Changing Proofs for the Quadrature of the Parabola, II.
Gordon A Swain*, Ashland University
(10090145) 
9:30 a.m.
The History of Euler's Conjecture.
Lawrence D'Antonio*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(100901133) 
10:00 a.m.
Euler's Application of the Partition Function.
Robert E. Bradley*, Adelphi University
(100901194) 
10:30 a.m.
Euler and Series.
C Edward Sandifer*, Western Connecticut State University
(10090155)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
A WeightDepth Theorem for a Class of Multiple Lvalues.
David Terhune*, Penn State University
(10091123) 
9:30 a.m.
$q$orthogonal polynomials related to representations of the quantum group $U_q(so(4))$.
Alexander Rozenblyum*, New York City College of Technology, CUNY
(10093374) 
10:00 a.m.
Carlitz and the General 3Phi2.
George E. Andrews*, The Pennsylvania State University
(10093307) 
10:30 a.m.
Tridiagonal pairs of $q$geometric type.
Paul M. Terwilliger*, University of Wisconsin
(100933139)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
Finding Proper Factorizations for Finite Groups.
Joseph Kirtland*, Marist College
(10092018) 
9:15 a.m.
Pure exact sequences of locally compact abelian groups.
Peter Loth*, Sacred Heart University
(100922145) 
9:30 a.m.
On Some Generalizations of the Oppenhein Conjecture.
Keivan MallahiKarai*, Yale University
(10092228) 
9:45 a.m.
Notes on regular measures and compact lattices.
Carmen Vlad*, Pace University
(10092861) 
10:00 a.m.
Analytic continuation of perturbative solutions of acoustic 1D wave equation by means of Pad\'e Approximants.
Bogdan G. Nita*, Montclair State University
(10093566) 
10:15 a.m.
Basic convergence with rates of smooth Picard singular integral operators.
George A Anastassiou*, University of Memphis/Math.Dept.
(10094108)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:10 a.m.
Codegree density of the Fano plane.
Dhruv Mubayi*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10090579) 
9:45 a.m.
A note on the KarpSipser algorithm.
Tom Bohman*, Carnegie Mellon University
Alan Frieze, Carnegie Mellon University
(10090595) 
10:20 a.m.
The game chromatic number of random graphs.
Tom Bohman, Carnegie Mellon University
Alan Frieze*, Carnegie Mellon University
Benny Sudakov, Princeton University
(10090583)

9:10 a.m.

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

9:30 a.m.
Potentially Positive Words in F(a,b).
Richard Z Goldstein*, University at Albany
(10092047) 
10:00 a.m.
Transitivity of normality and pronormal subgroups.
Igor Ya Subbotin*, National University
(10092056) 
10:30 a.m.
On outer automorphism groups of certain Seifert groups.
Francis C. Y. Tang*, University of Waterloo
(100920151)

9:30 a.m.

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

9:30 a.m.
A Geometric Analog for VertexSwitching.
William P. Miller*, Susquehanna University
(10090519) 
10:00 a.m.
Maximal and Maximum Independent Vertex Sets in Graphs.
Chee Ying Guo, University of Singapore
Khee Meng Koh, National University of Singapore
Bruce E. Sagan*, Michigan State University
Vincent R. Vatter, Rutgers University
(10090520)

9:30 a.m.

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

2:30 p.m.
Solving One Variable Equations in Free Groups.
Robert Gilman*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(100920179) 
3:00 p.m.
On subsemigroups of free inverse semigroups.
Lev M Shneerson*, Hunter College of CUNY
(100920115) 
3:30 p.m.
Asymptotic density in free and free abelian groups.
Ilya Kapovich, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Igor Rivin, Temple University
Paul Schupp, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Vladimir Shpilrain*, The City College of New York
(10092054)

2:30 p.m.

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

2:30 p.m.
Block inclusions and cores of partitions.
Jorn Olsson, University of Copenhagen
Dennis Stanton*, University of Minnesota
(100905153) 
3:00 p.m.
Shelling totally nonnegative flag varieties.
Lauren K Williams*, University of California, Berkeley
(10090540) 
3:30 p.m.
Something old and something new on infinitesimal rigidity of convex polyhedra.
Igor Pak*, M.I.T.
(100905159) 
4:00 p.m.
Combinatorics of Permutohedra and Associahedra.
Alexander Postnikov*, MIT
(100905175) 
4:30 p.m.
Congruences for Combinatorial Sequences.
Emeric Deutsch, Polytechnic University
Bruce E. Sagan*, Michigan State University
(10090521)

2:30 p.m.

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 Săo 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)

2:30 p.m.

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

2:30 p.m.
Automorphisms of rightangled Artin groups of dimension 2.
Ruth Charney*, Brandeis University
John Crisp, University de Bourgogne, Dijon
Karen Vogtmann, Cornell University
(100920128) 
3:00 p.m.
Actions and decompositions of Coxeter groups.
Angela K. Barnhill*, The Ohio State University
(10092099) 
3:30 p.m.
Conjugacy problem and orbit decidability.
Enric Ventura*, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
(10092049) 
4:00 p.m.
On the Dehn function of Stallings' group.
Tim Riley*, Cornell
Murray Elder, St Andrews
(10092044) 
4:30 p.m.
On the local and global structure of the automorphism graph of a free group.
Bilal Khan*, City University of New York John Jay College of Criminal Justice
(100920205)

2:30 p.m.

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)

2:30 p.m.

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

2:30 p.m.
Some aspects of phantom homology.
Neil M Epstein*, University of Michigan
(100913172) 
3:00 p.m.
Some comments on rings with small HilbertKunz multiplicity.
Ian M Aberbach*, University of Missouri
Florian Enescu, Georgia State University
(100913117) 
3:30 p.m.
Fstable primes and local cohomology.
Florian Enescu*, Georgia State University
(100913135) 
4:00 p.m.
Socle degrees and the Frobenious homomorphism.
Andrew R. Kustin*, University of South Carolina
Adela Vraciu, University of South Carolina
(10091365) 
4:30 p.m.
The direct sum decomposability of $^e\! M$ in dimension $2$.
Yongwei Yao*, University of Michigan
(100913158)

2:30 p.m.

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)

2:30 p.m.

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

2:30 p.m.
Nondegeneracy for CMC surfaces and regularity of the CMC classifying map.
Rob Kusner*, Center for Geometry, Analysis, Numerics & Graphics (GANG), University of Massachusetts at Amherst
(10095372) 
3:10 p.m.
Soap Films and Kelvin's partition of space.
Robert Huff*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(10095134) 
3:50 p.m.
Discussion. 
4:30 p.m.
Variational methods for the construction of properly embedded minimal surfaces with finite topology.
David A Hoffman*, Stanford University
Brian White, Stanford University
(100953202)

2:30 p.m.

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

2:30 p.m.
Modular Leonard triples of BannaiIto type.
Brian W Curtin*, University of South Florida
(100933138) 
3:00 p.m.
An Overview of the Fractional Exponential and Trigonometric Functions.
Carl F. Lorenzo*, NASA Glenn Research Center
Tom T. Hartley, The University of Akron
(100933161) 
3:30 p.m.
Continuous ranking of zeros of special functions.
Martin E Muldoon*, York University
(100933121) 
4:00 p.m.
The DLMF Project: Lessons Learned and Future Directions.
Daniel W. Lozier*, National Institute of Standards and Technology
(100933210) 
4:30 p.m.
Nested Derivatives: A simple method for computing series expansions of inverse functions.
Diego Dominici*, SUNY New Paltz
(10093363)

2:30 p.m.

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

2:30 p.m.
A correction in the formula of Hammer and Kelmans for the number of spanning trees in threshold graphs.
Sarah Bleiler, Seton Hall University
John T. Saccoman*, Seton Hall University
(10090535) 
3:00 p.m.
Introduction to Khovanov homology and graph homology. 
3:30 p.m.
Khovanov graph homology as a Hochschild homology of graphs.
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University
(10091831) 
4:00 p.m.
Ranks of Chromatic Graph Homologies.
Michael S Chmutov*, The Ohio State University
(100905147) 
4:30 p.m.
The Bollob\'asRiordan polynomial and virtual links.
Sergei V Chmutov*, The Ohio State University, Mansfield
(100905183)

2:30 p.m.

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)

2:30 p.m.

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)

2:30 p.m.

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

2:40 p.m.
Some correlation inequalities.
Jeff Kahn*, Rutgers University
(10090598) 
3:15 p.m.
An algorithmic version of the hypergraph regularity method.
Penny Haxel*, University of Waterloo
Brendan Nagle, University of Nevada
Vojta Rodl, Emory University
(10090587) 
3:50 p.m.
Ramseytype results for the hypercube.
Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University
Rados Radoicic, Rutgers University
Benny Sudakov, Princeton University
Jan Vondrak*, Microsoft Research
(10090582) 
4:25 p.m.
Product Representations of Polynomials.
Jacques Verstraete*, University of Waterloo
(10090581)

2:40 p.m.

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)

3:00 p.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
Virasoro highestweight vectors and invariant spherical harmonics.
Katherine L. Hurley*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(100917218) 
8:30 a.m.
Principal subspaces of representations of affine Lie algebras and vertex operator algebras.
Corina Calinescu*, Rutgers University
(100917136) 
9:00 a.m.
Vertex Algebras with Hopf Symmetry.
Maarten J. Bergvelt*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(10091752) 
9:30 a.m.
Modular conformal algebras.
Alexander Retakh*, University of Texas at Arlington
(100917104) 
10:00 a.m.
Intermediate Wakimoto Modules for Affine $\mathfrak{sl}(n+1)$ II.
Ben L. Cox*, College of Charleston, Graduate School
V. Futorny, University of S\~ao Paulo
(100917200) 
10:30 a.m.
Vertex Algebras and Associative Algebras.
Markus Rosellen*, Stockholm University
(100917196)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:30 a.m.
The Horn recursions for Schur $P$ and $Q$ functions.
K. Purbhoo, University of British Columbia
F. Sottile*, Texas A&M University
(10090539) 
9:00 a.m.
On the factorization of KazhdanLusztig basis elements.
Mark A. Skandera*, Haverford College
(100905170) 
9:30 a.m.
Laurent phenomenon via quiver representations.
Andrei Zelevinsky*, Northeastern University
(100905131) 
10:00 a.m.
The lattice of noncrossing partitions via representation theory of quivers.
Hugh R. Thomas*, University of New Brunswick
Colin Ingalls, University of New Brunswick
(100905217) 
10:30 a.m.
Ideals in the nilradical of a Borel subalgebra.
Eric Sommers*, U of Massachusetts, Amherst
(10091797)

8:30 a.m.

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.

8:30 a.m.

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

8:30 a.m.
Solvability in Groups of Piecewiselinear Homeomorphisms of the Unit Interval.
Collin Bleak*, Binghamton University
(10092051) 
9:00 a.m.
Invariance properties of definable sets and Razborov's example.
Mladen Bestvina, University of Utah
Mark Feighn*, Rutgers UniversityNewark
(100920102) 
9:30 a.m.
Thick metric spaces, relative hyperbolicity, and quasiisometric rigidity.
Jason Alan Behrstock*, University of Utah
(10092042) 
10:00 a.m.
Arithmetic and analytic properties of hyperbolic KacMoody lattices.
Lisa Carbone*, Rutgers University
(100920193) 
10:30 a.m.
Groups with specified boundary.
Kim E. Ruane*, Tufts University
(100920204)

8:30 a.m.

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

8:30 a.m.
Some Highlights from the Printed Mathematics of Colonial Mexico and Peru.
Bruce S. Burdick*, Roger Williams University
(100901214) 
9:00 a.m.
Curioisities in Nineteenth Century Mathematics Textbooks.
Andrew B Perry*, Springfield College
(10090189) 
9:30 a.m.
Unsolved Problems in the History of Undergraduate Mathematics.
Walter Meyer*, Adelphi University
(10090132) 
10:00 a.m.
The Contributions of Four "Mathematical People" to the Mathematical Ballistics of the World War I Era in America.
Alan Gluchoff*, Villanova University
(10090114) 
10:30 a.m.
Franchise Players and Modi Operandi of the Sections of the MAA: 1915  1965.
Richard M. Davitt*, University of Louisville
(10090127)

8:30 a.m.

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)

8:30 a.m.

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)

8:30 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
Probabilistic Origin of a New System of Orthogonal Polynomials in 2 Variables: a Limit Case of the $9j$ Symbols.
M. R. Hoare, Royal Holloway and Bedford New College
Mizan Rahman*, Carleton University
(100933118) 
9:30 a.m.
Second quantization and recurrences.
Ph Feinsilver*, Southern Illinois University
J P McSorley, Southern Illinois University
(100915198) 
10:00 a.m.
Matrix valued orthogonal polynomials satisfying differential equations.
F. Alberto Grunbaum*, UC Berkeley
(100933177) 
10:30 a.m.
Differential Recursion Relations for Laguerre Functions on Symmetric Cones.
Gestur Olafsson*, Louisiana State University
Mark Davidson, Louisiana State University
Michael Aristidou, Louisiana State University
(100933167)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:30 a.m.
Evaluations of the Tutte polynomial.
Igor Pak*, M.I.T.
(100905160) 
10:00 a.m.
A characteristic polynomial for rooted graphs and rooted digraphs.
Gary Gordon, Lafayette College
Elizabeth McMahon*, Lafayette College
(10090525) 
10:30 a.m.
A characteristic polynomial for rooted mixed graphs.
Steven J Tedford*, Franklin and Marshall College
(10090510)

9:30 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
Tiling spaces associatiated to pseudoAnosov surface diffeomorphisms.
Marcy Barge, Montana State University
Brian F Martensen*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(100937176) 
9:30 a.m.
When ThueMorse meets Koch.
Judy A Holdener*, Kenyon College
Jun Ma, Kenyon College
(10093726) 
10:00 a.m.
Good Measures on Cantor Space.
Ethan Akin*, City College of New York
(100928165) 
10:30 a.m.
The Alpern MultiTower Theorem in $Z^d$ and a transference argument.
Ayse A Sahin*, DePaul University
(100937110)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:10 a.m.
On the VCdimension of Uniform Hypergraphs.
Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois at Chicago
Yi Zhao*, Georgia State University
(10090592) 
9:45 a.m.
On product antimagic graphs.
Oleg Pikhurko*, Carnegie Mellon University
(100905100) 
10:20 a.m.
Noncrossing matchings and paths in randomly labeled planar point sets.
Jozsef Balogh*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Boris Pittel, Ohio State University
Gelasio Salazar, IICOUASLP
(100905114)

9:10 a.m.

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

10:00 a.m.
Homological invariants and capability of infinite groups of nilpotency class two.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, SUNY at Binghamton
Norhaniza Sarmin, University Teknologi Malaysia
(100920106) 
10:30 a.m.
Computing the nonabelian tensor square of finitely generated groups.
Robert Fitzgerald Morse*, University of Evansville
(100920132)

10:00 a.m.

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

2:30 p.m.
Nielsen equivalence classes and Tsystems of group presentations.
Martin J. Evans*, University of Alabama
(100920201) 
3:00 p.m.
Linear groups with rank restrictions on the subgroups of infinite central dimension.
Olga Yu Dashkova, University of Dnepropetrovsk, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine
Martyn R. Dixon*, University of Alabama
Leonid A. Kurdachenko, University of Dnepropetrovsk, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine
(10092050) 
3:30 p.m.
Problem Session.

2:30 p.m.

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

2:30 p.m.
Lexicographic initial ideals.
Jessica Sidman*, Mount Holyoke College
(100913101) 
3:00 p.m.
Global residues for sparse polynomial systems.
Ivan Soprunov*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(100914137) 
3:30 p.m.
Combinatorics of RotaBaxter algebras.
Li Guo*, Rutgers University at Newark
(100905225) 
4:00 p.m.
Permutation enumeration and homology representations.
John Shareshian*, Washington University
Michelle Wachs, University of Miami
(100905226)

2:30 p.m.

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

2:30 p.m.
Counter languages for the word problem.
Gretchen Ostheimer*, Hofstra University
(100920222) 
3:00 p.m.
The density of monomorphisms of free groups.
Ted Turner*, University at Albany, SUNY
(10092069) 
3:30 p.m.
An ordertheoretic characterization of groups admitting actions on oriented order trees.
Matthew E Horak*, Trinity College
Melanie Stein, Trinity College
(100906149) 
4:00 p.m.
Counting overlattices in automorphism groups of trees.
Seonhee Lim*, Yale University
(100920150)

2:30 p.m.

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

2:30 p.m.
The convexity behind Santal\'o's Helleytype Theorem.
J. Goodman, City College, NY
A Holmsen, University of Bergen
R Pollack, Courant Institute
K Ranestad, University of Oslo
F Sottile*, Texas A&M University
(10095238) 
3:30 p.m.
Line transversals to translates of unit discs.
Jesus Jeronimo*, Centro de Investigacion en Matematicas A. C.
(10095296) 
4:00 p.m.
Pinning lines with smooth convex objects.
Xavier Goaoc*, INRIALorraine
(100952144) 
4:30 p.m.
Helly type theorems for line transversal of congruent balls.
Andras Bezdek*, Auburn University
(100952156)

2:30 p.m.

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)

2:30 p.m.

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)

2:30 p.m.

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)

2:30 p.m.

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

2:30 p.m.
Ported alias SetPointed and Nonscalar Tutte Functions.
Seth Chaiken*, Computer Science/University at Albany, SUNY
(100905125) 
3:00 p.m.
Integral graph coloring and affinographic hyperplane arrangements.
David Forge, Universit\'e ParisSud
Thomas Zaslavsky*, State University of New York at Binghamton
(10090513) 
3:30 p.m.
A Duality Relation for the Topological Tutte Polynomial.
Joanna Anthony EllisMonaghan*, Saint Michael's College
Irasema Sarmiento, CINEVESTAV, Mexico
(100905124) 
4:00 p.m.
The multivariate Tutte polynomial (alias Potts model) for graphs and matroids.
Alan D. Sokal*, New York University
(10090516)

2:30 p.m.

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)

2:30 p.m.

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

2:40 p.m.
Giant component and Poisson Cloning Model.
Jeong Han Kim*, Microsoft Research
(10090594) 
3:15 p.m.
Pairwise intersections and forbidden configurations.
Richard Anstee, UBC
Peter Keevash*, Caltech
(10090580) 
3:50 p.m.
On the diameter of separated point sets with many nearly equal distances.
Janos Pach, CUNY and NYU
Rados Radoicic*, Rutgers University
Jan Vondrak, Microsoft Research
(10090593) 
4:25 p.m.
Random $\{0,1\}$ matrices.
Van Vu*, UCSD and Rutgers University
(10090586)

2:40 p.m.