AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
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 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)

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