AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Saturday, November 19, 2005 00:56:26
2005 Fall Western Section Meeting
Eugene, OR, November 1113, 2005
Meeting #1012
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Sunday November 13, 2005

Sunday November 13, 2005, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Room 240B, McKenzie Hall 
Sunday November 13, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Frames, and Related Expansions, V
Room 129, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Marcin Bownik, University of Oregon mbownik@uoregon.edu
Darrin M. Speegle, St. Louis University speegled@slu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Best shift invariant space models.
Akram Aldroubi*, Vanderbilt University
Carlos Cabrelli, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Ursula Molter, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
(101242118) 
8:30 a.m.
Diffusion Wavelets on Graphs and Manifolds.
Ronald R Coifman, Yale University
Mauro Maggioni*, Yale University
(10124141) 
9:00 a.m.
Semiorthogonal Parseval wavelets in abstract Hilbert spaces.
Veronika Furst*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(10124372) 
9:30 a.m.
Sampling and reconstruction problems, $p$frames, and coercivity of infinite matrices.
Akram Aldroubi, Vanderbilt University
Anatolii G. Baskakov, Voronezh State University (Russia)
Ilya Krishtal*, Washington University in St. Louis
(10124288) 
10:00 a.m.
Timefrequency mean and variance sequences of orthonormal bases.
Alexander Powell*, Vanderbilt University
(10124295) 
10:30 a.m.
Frame Vectors for Representations of Abelian Groups.
Eric Weber*, Iowa State University
Wai Shing Tang, National University of Singapore
(101243120)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on New Directions in Spectral Theory and Geometric Analysis, III
Room 214, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Leon Friedlander, University of Arizona friedlan@math.arizona.edu
Patrick McDonald, New College of Florida ptm@virtu.sar.usf.edu

8:00 a.m.
The determinant of the Schr\"odinger operator on a metric graph.
Leonid Friedlander*, University of Arizona
(101234119) 
9:00 a.m.
KAM tori and spectral asymptotics for nonselfadjoint operators.
Michael Hitrik*, Department of Mathematics, UCLA, USA
Johannes Sj\"ostrand, C.M.L.S., \'Ecole Polytechnique, France
San V\~u Ng\d{o}c, Institut Fourier, France
(10123592) 
10:00 a.m.
Periodicity of the determinant line bundle.
Richard B Melrose, MIT
Frederic Rochon*, MIT (Stony Brook starting in fall 2005)
(10125817)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of Algebraic Topology, II
Room 106, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Daniel Dugger, University of Oregon ddugger@math.uoregon.edu
Hal Sadofsky, University of Oregon sadofsky@math.uoregon.edu

8:00 a.m.
$K(2)$local homotopy and the building for $GL_2(\mathbb{Q}_\ell)$.
Mark Behrens*, MIT
(101255197) 
9:00 a.m.
A convergence result for the Morava KTheory EilenbergMoore spectral sequence.
John F. Carter*, University of Oregon
(101255166) 
9:30 a.m.
Exotic smooth structures on manifolds with small Euler characteristic.
Anar Akhmedov*, University of California, Irvine
(10125742) 
10:00 a.m.
Hopf algebroids and group actions.
Ethan S. Devinatz*, University of Washington
(101255117)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebra and Noncommutative Birational Geometry, III
Room 240A, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Arkady Dmitrievich Berenstein, University of Oregon arkadiy@math.uoregon.edu
Vladimir Retakh, Rutgers University vretakh@math.rutgers.edu

8:00 a.m.
Hochschild cohomology of preprojective algebras of quivers.
William CrawleyBoevey, University of Leeds
Pavel Etingof*, Massachiusetts Institute of Technology
Victor Ginzburg, University of Chicago
(10121616) 
9:00 a.m.
Almost split morpisms, preprojective algebras, and multiplication maps of maximal rank.
Steven P. Diaz, Syracuse University
Mark Kleiner*, Syracuse University
(101214157) 
9:30 a.m.
A formula for nonequioriented quiver orbits.
Anders Skovsted Buch*, Rutgers University
Rich\'ard Rim\'anyi, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(101222143) 
10:00 a.m.
Cohomology ring of the moduli space of genus 0 stable real curves with marked points.
Pavel Etingof, MIT
Andre Henriques, MIT
Joel Kamnitzer*, American Institute of Mathematics / MIT
Eric Rains, UC Davis
(10125579) 
10:30 a.m.
Hochschild cohomology versus orbifold cohomology.
Vasiliy A Dolgushev*, Mathematics Department, Northwestern University
(10121468)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations with Applications, III
Room 240C, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Panchenko, Washington State University panchenko@math.wsu.edu
R. E. Showalter, Oregon State University show@math.oregonstate.edu
HongMing Yin, Washington State University hyin@wsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
On the Existence and Uniqueness of the Conformal Factor in General Relativity.
Nicolae Tarfulea*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University Calumet
(10123529) 
8:30 a.m.
Recent progress on gametheoretic algorithms for geometric motions.
Matthew Rudd*, University of Texas at Austin
(10123527) 
9:00 a.m.
A Generalized TaylorAris Formula and Skew Diffusion.
Jorge Ramirez, Oregon State University
Enrique Thomann, Oregon State University
Ed Waymire*, Oregon State University
Roy Haggerty, Oregon State University
Brian Wood, Oregon State University
(10126050) 
9:30 a.m.
Fundamental Solution of linearizations of the time depedent NavierStokes equations in two and three spatial dimensions.
Ronald B Guenther, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University
Enrique A Thomann*, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University
(10123549) 
10:00 a.m.
Wellposedness of the freesurface Euler equations with or without surface tension.
Daniel Coutand, UC Davis
Steve Shkoller*, UC Davis
(101235156) 
10:30 a.m.
New questions in nonlinear wave equations.
Dan Andrei Geba*, MSRI and University of California, Berkeley
(10123537)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras, III
Room 306, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Jonathan W. Brundan, University of Oregon brundan@darkwing.uoregon.edu
Alexander S. Kleshchev, University of Oregon klesh@math.uoregon.edu
Viktor Ostrik, University of Oregon vostrik@math.uoregon.edu

8:00 a.m.
Explicit determination of the Picard group of moduli spaces of semistable Gbundles over algebraic curves.
Arzu Boysal*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Shrawan Kumar, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(10121412) 
8:30 a.m.
On special pieces and twosided cells.
Pramod N. Achar*, Louisiana State University
Daniel Sage, Louisiana State University
(101220174) 
9:00 a.m.
Generic Jordan type of modular representations.
Eric Friedlander, Northwestern University
Julia Pevtsova*, University opf Washington
Andrei Suslin, Northwestern University
(101216217) 
9:30 a.m.
Cohomology for quantum groups.
Christopher P. Bendel, University of WisconsinStout
Daniel K. Nakano*, University of Georgia
Brian J Parshall, University of Virginia
Cornelius Pillen, University of South Alabama
(10122094) 
10:00 a.m.
Applications of affine braid group action on derived representation categories.
Roman Bezrukavnikov*, MIT
Ivan Mirkovic, University of Massachusetts
Dmitry Rumynin, University of Warwick
(101216113)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on KTheory in MTheory, III
Room 208, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Gregory D. Landweber, University of Oregon greg@math.uoregon.edu
Charles F. Doran, University of Washington doran@math.washington.edu

8:00 a.m.
On a Family of Quartic K3 Surfaces.
Adrian Clingher*, Stanford University
Charles F Doran, University of Washington
(101214148) 
9:00 a.m.
The topology of Adinkra diagrams.
Kevin Iga*, Pepperdine University
(101257163) 
10:00 a.m.
Offshell supersymmetry and Ktheory.
Gregory D Landweber*, University of Oregon
(101281141)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics and Geometry, III
Room 229, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Sara C. Billey, University of Washington billey@math.washington.edu
Mark Haiman, University of California Berkeley mhaiman@math.berkeley.edu

8:00 a.m.
Shelling totally nonnegative flag varieties.
Lauren K Williams*, University of California, Berkeley
(10120519) 
9:00 a.m.
kTableaux and the kSchur functions.
J Morse*, University of Miami
L Lapointe, Universidad de Talca
(101205224) 
10:00 a.m.
Schubert polynomials for affine Grassmannians.
Thomas Lam*, Harvard University
(10120584)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry Motivated by Physics, III
Room 102, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Polishchuk, University of Oregon apolish@math.uoregon.edu
Arkady Vaintrob, University of Oregon vaintrob@math.uoregon.edu

8:00 a.m.
Chiral de Rham complex and the halftwisted sigmamodel.
Anton Kapustin*, California Institute of Technology
(101281135) 
8:30 a.m.
ADE singularities and integrable hierarchies.
Alexander Givental*, University of California Berkeley
(101214190) 
9:00 a.m.
The Equivariant GromovWitten Theory of $\mathbb{C}P^1$ and Integrable Hierarchies.
Todor E Milanov*, Stanford University
(10123233) 
9:30 a.m.
Orbifold Quantum RiemannRoch.
HsianHua Tseng*, Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia
(101214144) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 240B, McKenzie Hall 
Sunday November 13, 2005, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Resolutions, III
Room 301, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Alan Francisco, University of Missouri chrisf@math.missouri.edu
Irena Peeva, Cornell University ivp1@cornell.edu

8:30 a.m.
Adjoints of ideals.
Reinhold Huebl, University of Regensburg, Germany
Irena Swanson*, Reed College
(101213138) 
9:00 a.m.
Prime ideals in mixed polynomial/power series rings.
William Heinzer, Purdue University
Christel Rotthaus, Michigan State University
Sylvia Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(101213101) 
9:30 a.m.
Big indecomposable mixed modules.
Wolfgang Hassler, University of Graz
Roger Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(10121371) 
10:00 a.m.
The completion of a local ring with respect to a valuation.
Steven Dale Cutkosky*, University of Missouri
(101214201) 
10:30 a.m.
Resolutions of monomial ideals and regularity bounds.
David Eisenbud, MSRI and UC Berkeley
Serkan Hosten, San Francisco State University
Sorin Popescu*, State University of New York at Stony Brook
(101213130)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and PDEs, III
Room 221, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Wilhelm Schlag, California Institute of Technology schlag@caltech.edu
Hart F. Smith, University of Washington hart@math.washington.edu

9:00 a.m.
Localized polynomial kernels and frames on the ball in $R^d$.
Pencho Petrushev, University of South Carolina
Yuan Xu*, University of Oregon
(10124296) 
10:00 a.m.
Schr\"odinger maps near harmonic maps.
Stephen Gustafson*, University of British Columbia
Kyungkeun Kang, Sungkyunkwan University
TaiPeng Tsai, University of British Columbia
(101235202)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Regular Algebras and Noncommutative Projective Geometry, III
Room 125, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Brad Shelton, University of Oregon shelton@math.uoregon.edu
Michaela Vancliff, University of Texas at Arlington vancliff@math.uta.edu
James J. Zhang, University of Washington zhang@math.washington.edu

9:00 a.m.
Projective surfaces and critical density.
Jason P Bell*, Simon Fraser University
(10121776) 
9:30 a.m.
Reflections of ASRegular Algebras I.
Ellen Kirkman*, Wake Forest University
James Kuzmanovich, Wake Forest University
James Zhang, University of Washington
(101216199) 
10:00 a.m.
Quantum spherical functions and quantum Pfaffians.
Naihuan Jing*, North Carolina State University
(101217128) 
10:30 a.m.
Associated primes over generalized Weyl rings.
Hans Erik Nordstrom*, University of Portland
(101216159)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Topology of Moduli Spaces, III
Room 307, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Boris I. Botvinnik, University of Oregon botvinn@math.uoregon.edu
Uwe Kaiser, Boise State University kaiser@diamond.boisestate.edu
Dev Sinha, University of Oregon dps@math.uoregon.edu

9:00 a.m.
NielsenReidemeister theory and representation varieties.
Alexander Fel'shtyn*, Boise State University
(101255176) 
9:30 a.m.
Understanding the bracket skein quantization.
Uwe Kaiser*, Boise State University
Nikolaos Apostolakis, CUNY
(101257218) 
10:00 a.m.
Tautological classes on the Torelli group.
Kiyoshi Igusa*, Brandeis University
(101257207)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Spectral Theory and Nonlinear PDE.
Room 182, Lillis Hall
Wilhelm Schlag*, University of Chicago
(10123566) 
Sunday November 13, 2005, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Classification and Anticlassification theorems for measure preserving transformations.
Room 182, Lillis Hall
Matthew D Foreman*, University of California Irvine
(101237193) 
Sunday November 13, 2005, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Wavelets, Frames, and Related Expansions, VI
Room 129, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Marcin Bownik, University of Oregon mbownik@uoregon.edu
Darrin M. Speegle, St. Louis University speegled@slu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Approximation and spanning in the Hardy space, by affine systems.
H.Q. Bui, University of Canterbury
R. S. Laugesen*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(10124260) 
3:30 p.m.
Multiresolution constructions in nonlinear dynamics and fractals.
Dorin Ervin Dutkay*, Rutgers University
Palle E.T. Jorgensen, The University of Iowa
(101242106) 
4:00 p.m.
The Relation between Frames and Projections in $L^1$algebras.
Keith F. Taylor*, Dalhousie University
(10124240)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and PDEs, IV
Room 221, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Wilhelm Schlag, California Institute of Technology schlag@caltech.edu
Hart F. Smith, University of Washington hart@math.washington.edu

3:00 p.m.
Dispersion of Schrodinger operators with Lame potentials.
Kaihua Cai*, MSRI
(10123536) 
3:30 p.m.
Energy bounds for harmonic maps of polyhedra to sphere with tangent boundary conditions.
A Majumdar, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol
JM Robbins, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol
Maxim Zyskin*, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol
(10125825) 
4:00 p.m.
Alternate proof of the Lotto's Conjecture on the Weighted Bergmann spaces.
Abebaw Tadesse*, University Of Pittsburgh
(10124785)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Regular Algebras and Noncommutative Projective Geometry, IV
Room 125, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Brad Shelton, University of Oregon shelton@math.uoregon.edu
Michaela Vancliff, University of Texas at Arlington vancliff@math.uta.edu
James J. Zhang, University of Washington zhang@math.washington.edu

3:00 p.m.
AS regular Hopf algebras.
Quanshui Wu*, Fudan University
(101216116) 
3:30 p.m.
Vanishing theorems in noncommutative projective geometry.
Dennis S. Keeler*, Miami University
(101214205) 
4:00 p.m.
Invariants of arithmetic noncommutative $\mathbb{P}^{1}$s.
Adam Nyman*, University of Montana
(101214179)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebra and Noncommutative Birational Geometry, IV
Room 240A, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Arkady Dmitrievich Berenstein, University of Oregon arkadiy@math.uoregon.edu
Vladimir Retakh, Rutgers University vretakh@math.rutgers.edu

3:00 p.m.
Vanishing integrals of Macdonald polynomials.
Eric Rains, UC Davis
Monica Vazirani*, UC Davis
(101216103) 
4:00 p.m.
Double affine Hecke algebra of type $C^\vee C_n$ and multiplicative DeligneSimpson problem.
Alexei Oblomkov*, IAS
(101216173) 
4:30 p.m.
Ainfinity Modules and Quiver Varieties.
Yuri Berest*, Cornell University
(101216184) 
5:00 p.m.
The spaces of quasipolynomials and Bethe Ansatz.
Evgeny Mukhin*, IUPUI
(10128197) 
5:30 p.m.
Liouville Theorem for quantized completely integrable systems.
D Arinkin*, California Institute of Technology
(101214221)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Groups and Algebras, IV
Room 306, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Jonathan W. Brundan, University of Oregon brundan@darkwing.uoregon.edu
Alexander S. Kleshchev, University of Oregon klesh@math.uoregon.edu
Viktor Ostrik, University of Oregon vostrik@math.uoregon.edu

3:00 p.m.
On representations of affine superalgebras with nonsymmetrizable Cartan matrix.
Maria Gorelik, Weizmann Institute
Vera Serganova*, UC Berkeley
(101217158) 
3:30 p.m.
Induced Modules and Supergeometry for the Lie Superalgebra $g\ell(m,n).$.
Ian M Musson*, UWMilwaukee
(101216214) 
4:00 p.m.
On the category of weight modules with bounded weight multiplicities.
Dimitar Grantcharov*, San Jose State University
Vera Serganova, University of California, Berkeley
(101217212) 
4:30 p.m.
An observation on highest weight crystals.
Monica Vazirani*, UC Davis
(101205104)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on KTheory in MTheory, IV
Room 208, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Gregory D. Landweber, University of Oregon greg@math.uoregon.edu
Charles F. Doran, University of Washington doran@math.washington.edu

3:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics and Geometry, IV
Room 229, McKenzie Hall
Organizers:
Sara C. Billey, University of Washington billey@math.washington.edu
Mark Haiman, University of California Berkeley mhaiman@math.berkeley.edu

3:00 p.m.
Rook theory and classification of Schubert varieties.
Michael Develin, American Institute of Mathematics
Jeremy Martin, Kansas University
Victor Reiner*, University of Minnesota
(10120577) 
3:30 p.m.
Last news about $r$quasisymmetric polynomials.
Francois Bergeron*, Universite du Quebec a Montreal
(101205211) 
4:00 p.m.
rQSYM is free over SYM.
Adriano M. Garsia*, University of California San Diego
Nolan Wallach, University of California San Diego
(10120583) 
4:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Sunday November 13, 2005, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry Motivated by Physics, IV
Room 102, Deady Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Polishchuk, University of Oregon apolish@math.uoregon.edu
Arkady Vaintrob, University of Oregon vaintrob@math.uoregon.edu

3:00 p.m.
Admissible Covers: an alternative to (some aspects of) GromovWitten Theory?
Renzo Cavalieri*, University of Michigan
(101214146) 
3:30 p.m.
Group quantum cohomology and applications to flag varieties with Dynkin diagram automorphisms.
Maciej Mizerski*, The University of British Columbia
(101214191) 
4:00 p.m.
The Chow ring of moduli spaces of stable maps from rational curves into projective space.
Anca M Mustata*, University of Illinois
Dragos Andrei S Mustata, University of Illinois
(10121423) 
4:30 p.m.
The Chow ring of moduli spaces of stable maps and applications to GromovWitten invariants.
Anca M Mustata, University of Illinois
Dragos Andrei S Mustata*, University of Illinois
(10121424) 
5:00 p.m.
A relation in the tautological ring of $\overline{\mathcal M}_{g,1}$.
D. Arcara*, University of Utah
F. Sato, KIAS
(10121446) 
5:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.