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2007 Spring Central Section Meeting
Oxford, OH, March 1617, 2007 (Friday  Saturday)
Meeting #1025
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Friday March 16, 2007

Friday March 16, 2007, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Room 115, Bachelor Hall

Friday March 16, 2007, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 118, Bachelor Hall

Friday March 16, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Time Scales: Theory and Applications, I
Room 226, Culler Hall Organizers: Ferhan M. Atici, Western Kentucky University ferhan.atici@wku.edu
Paul W. Eloe, University of Dayton paul.eloe@notes.udayton.edu

8:30 a.m.
Oscillation criteria for a forced second order dynamic equation.
Allan C. Peterson*, University of NebraskaLincoln 685880130
Lynn Erbe, University of NebraskaLincoln
Samer Saker, Mansoura University
(10253939)

9:00 a.m.
Singular Second Order Boundary Value Problems on Purely Discrete Time Scales.
Curtis Kunkel*, Baylor University
(10253907)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Periodicity in a Neutral Nonlinear Functional Dynamical Equation on a Time Scale.
Eric R Kaufmann*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(102534232)

11:00 a.m.
Control Theory on Time Scales.
B. Jackson*, Baylor University
J. Davis, Baylor University
I. Gravagne, Baylor University
R. Marks, Baylor University
A. Ramos, Baylor University
(102534114)

Friday March 16, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Optimization Theory and Applications, I
Room 219, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Olga Brezhneva, Miami University brezhnoa@muohio.edu
Doug E. Ward, Miami University wardde@muohio.edu

8:30 a.m.
An Introduction to Multiobjective Optimization And Its Application To Finite Games.
Jonathan D Hauenstein*, University of Notre Dame
(102549109)

9:00 a.m.
On an inclusion of Tanino in multiobjective optimization.
Doug E. Ward*, Miami University
(102549196)

9:30 a.m.
Variations on the Normal Boundary Intersection Method for MultipleObjective Optimization.
Casey D. Trail*, Miami University
Olga A. Brezhneva, Miami Univeristy
Amit Shukla, Miami University
Mark A. Abramson, Air Force Institute of Technology
(102549123)

10:00 a.m.
Quantitative Object Reconstruction using XRay Tomography and Mixed Variable Optimization.
Mark A. Abramson*, Air Force Institute of Technology
Thomas J. Asaki, Los Alamos National Laboratory
John E. Dennis, Jr., Rice University
Kevin R. O'Reilly, US Air Force
Rachael L. Pingel, Brigham Young University
(102549272)

10:30 a.m.
Optimization \& Systems Biology.
Allen Holder*, Trinity University Mathematics
(10259065)

11:00 a.m.
Convergence analysis of an exteriorpoint method.
Igor Griva*, George Mason University
Roman Polyak, George Mason University
(102549186)

Friday March 16, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Large Cardinals in Set Theory, I
Room 228, Culler Hall Organizers: Paul B. Larson, Miami University larsonpb@muohio.edu
Justin Tatch Moore, Boise State University justin@diamond.boisestate.edu
Ernest Schimmerling, Carnegie Mellon University eschimme@andrew.cmu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Large Cardinals and Abelian Groups.
Andreas R. Blass*, Mathematics Department, University of Michigan
(102503214)

9:00 a.m.
Structure Results on Free Left Distributive Algebras.
Sheila K Miller*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(102503246)

9:30 a.m.
The interval topology on pseudotrees.
Jennifer Anne Brown*, Kenyon College
(102503224)

10:00 a.m.
The weak FreeseNation property of complete Boolean algebras and large cardinals.
Sakae Fuchino, Chubu University
Stefan Geschke*, Boise State University
Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Lajos Soukup, Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics
(10250391)

10:30 a.m.
Orthogonal MAD families.
Bart Kastermans*, University of Wisconsin
(102503174)

11:00 a.m.
Progress on Patterns of Resemblance.
Timothy J Carlson*, The Ohio State University
(10250318)

Friday March 16, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Finite Geometry and Combinatorics, I
Room 112, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Mark A. Miller, Marietta College millerr@marietta.edu

8:30 a.m.
Determining pcolorability for knots.
John Tynan*, Marietta College
William Sears, Marietta College
(102505129)

9:00 a.m.
A Survey of the CauchyDavenport Theorem and the ErdosHeilbronn Conjecture.
Jeffrey Paul Wheeler*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, the University of Memphis
(10250564)

9:30 a.m.
Regular excluded minors for the class of signedgraphic matroids.
Daniel Slilaty*, Wright State University
(102505183)

10:00 a.m.
A connection between topology, kellipses and the minimum weight triangulation problem.
Cindy Traub*, St. Mary's College of Maryland
(102505188)

10:30 a.m.
Generalized Quadrangles, Ovals, and Related Structures: Some of Stan's Favorite Things from the past40 years.
Mark Miller*, Marietta College
(102505195)

Friday March 16, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, I
Room 245, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Tao Jiang, Miami University jiangt@muohio.edu
Zevi Miller, Miami University millerz@muohio.edu
Dan Pritikin, Miami University pritikd@muohio.edu

8:30 a.m.
Cyclic Arrangements of $k$sets with Local Intersection Constraints. Preliminary Report.
Tao Jiang, Miami University
Manley Perkel*, Wright State University
Dan Pritikin, Miami University
(102505179)

9:00 a.m.
EdgeBandwidth of Tori.
Jerzy Wojciechowski*, Department of Mathematics, West Virginia University
(102505249)

9:30 a.m.
Some Recent Progresses on Hamiltonian Line Graphs and Clawfree Graphs.
HongJian Lai*, West Virginia University
Yehong Shao, Ohio University Shouthern
(10250542)

10:00 a.m.
On Cycle  Saturated Graphs.
Ronald J Gould*, Emory University
Tomasz Luczak, Adam Mickiewicz University
John Schmitt, Middlebury College
(10250531)

10:30 a.m.
Making the Components of a Graph kConnected.
Richard H Schelp*, University of Memphis
V Nikiforov, University of Memphis
(10250543)

11:00 a.m.
Linear Forests, $k$Ordered, and Pancyclic Graphs.
Ralph Faudree*, University of Memphis
(10250594)

Friday March 16, 2007, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Dynamics and Complex Function Theory, I
Room 234, Culler Hall Organizers: Stephanie Edwards, University of Dayton sedwards@udayton.edu
Rich Lawrence Stankewitz, Ball State University rstankewitz@bsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Inequalities for moments of equilibrium distributions of compact sets in the plane.
Albert Baernstein II*, Washington University
Richard S. Laugesen, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampagne
Igor E. Pritsker, Oklahoma State University
(10253193)

9:00 a.m.
Euclidean QuasiConvexity.
David A Herron*, University of Cincinnati
Hrant Hakobyn, SUNY at Stony Brook
(102530105)

9:30 a.m.
On the Cauchy Integral Theorem.
Ioan Hrinca*, Otterbein College, Westerville, Ohio 43081
(10253023)

10:00 a.m.
Area, length and diameter versions of Schwarz's Lemma.
Robert B. Burckel, Dept. of Mathematics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506
Donald E. Marshall, Department of Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 981954350
C. David Minda*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 452210025
Pietro PoggiCorradini, Dept. of Mathematics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506
(10253067)

10:30 a.m.
Analytic Functions in the Unit Disk with an Annular Derivative.
L. R. Sons*, Northern Illinois University
(10253079)

Friday March 16, 2007, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology, I
Room 201, Bachelor Hall Organizers: JeanFrancois LaFont, Ohio State University jlafont@math.ohiostate.edu
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University ortizi@muohio.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on PDE Methods in Several Complex Variables, I
Room 218, Culler Hall Organizers: Jeffery D. McNeal, Ohio State University mcneal@math.ohiostate.edu
Emil J. Straube, Texas A&M University straube@math.tamu.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Vector Measures, Banach Spaces and Applications, I
Room 102, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Patrick N. Dowling, Miami University dowlinpn@muohio.edu
Christopher J. Lennard, University of Pittsburgh lennard@pitt.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Quantum Topology, I
Room 046, Culler Hall Organizers: Sergei Chmutov, Ohio State University chmutov@math.ohiostate.edu
Thomas Kerler, Ohio State University kerler@math.ohiostate.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory, Orbifolds, Symplectic Reduction and Quantization, I
Room 216, Culler Hall Organizers: William Kirwin, University of Notre Dame wkirwin@nd.edu
Christopher Seaton, Rhodes College seatonc@rhodes.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 11:40 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Invited Address
Geometry of Special Holonomy.
Room 101, Bachelor Hall
Naichung Conan Leung*, University of Minnesota
(10250002)

Friday March 16, 2007, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
The $\overline{\partial}$Neumann Problem: Analysis, Geometry, and Potential Theory.
Room 101, Bachelor Hall
Emil J. Straube*, Texas A\&M University
(10253203)

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Time Scales: Theory and Applications, II
Room 226, Culler Hall Organizers: Ferhan M. Atici, Western Kentucky University ferhan.atici@wku.edu
Paul W. Eloe, University of Dayton paul.eloe@notes.udayton.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Optimization Theory and Applications, II
Room 219, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Olga Brezhneva, Miami University brezhnoa@muohio.edu
Doug E. Ward, Miami University wardde@muohio.edu

3:00 p.m.
Necessary Conditions for Constrained Optimization in Metric Spaces.
Boris S. Mordukhovich, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202
Libin Mou*, Department of Mathematics, Bradley University, Peoria, IL 61625
(10254986)

3:30 p.m.
Equivalent Variational Problems: Sufficient conditions for optimality.
Dean A. Carlson*, American Mathematical Society
(102549106)

4:00 p.m.
Optimality Conditions in Nonsmooth Set Constrained Minimization.
Elena Constantin*, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
(102549140)

4:30 p.m.
On regularity properties of optimal controls in dynamic optimization.
Ilya Shvartsman*, Miami University
Maria de Rosario Pinho, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Richard B Vinter, Imperial College, UK
(102549177)

5:00 p.m.
Calculus for Clarke Subgradients and Convexified Coderivatives in Reflexive Banach Spaces.
Hoang Dinh Nguyen*, Wayne State University
Boris Mordukhovich, Wayne State University
Mau Nam Nguyen, Wayne State University
(10254951)

5:30 p.m.
New results on submonotone operators in Banach spaces via variational analysis.
Pando G Georgiev*, University of Cincinnati, 2600 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45221
(102549254)

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Random Matrices and Noncommutative Probability, I
Room 220, Culler Hall Organizers: Wlodzimierz Bryc, University of Cincinnati brycw@math.uc.edu
Narcisse J. Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrin@muohio.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Topology, II
Room 046, Culler Hall Organizers: Sergei Chmutov, Ohio State University chmutov@math.ohiostate.edu
Thomas Kerler, Ohio State University kerler@math.ohiostate.edu

3:00 p.m.
An $sl(2)$ tangle homology and seamed cobordisms.
Carmen L. Caprau*, The University of Iowa
(10255725)

3:30 p.m.
Cohomology in a symmetric monoidal category that has products and coproducts.
J. Scott Carter*, University of South Alabama
Alissa S. Crans, Loyola Marymount Univeristy
Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of South Florida
Pedro Lopes, Instituto Superior Técnico
Masahico Saito, University of South Florida
(102518171)

4:00 p.m.
Relations among algebraic cohomology theories and applications.
J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
Alissa Crans, Loyola Marymount University
Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of South Florida
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
(102557143)

4:30 p.m.
Homology of dihedral quandles.
Jozef H Przytycki*, GWU and UMD
Maciej Niebrzydowski, GWU
(102557139)

5:00 p.m.
A homology theory via clock moves.
Yongwu Rong*, George Washington University
(102557180)

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Theoretical and Numerical Issues in Fluid Dynamics, I
Room 116, Culler Hall Organizers: Jie Shen, Purdue University shen@math.purdue.edu
Shouhong Wang, Indiana University showang@indiana.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory, Orbifolds, Symplectic Reduction and Quantization, II
Room 216, Culler Hall Organizers: William Kirwin, University of Notre Dame wkirwin@nd.edu
Christopher Seaton, Rhodes College seatonc@rhodes.edu

3:00 p.m.
Asymptotics of eigenvalue clusters for a perturbation of the hydrongen atom.
Alejandro Uribe*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
Carlos VillegasBlas, Instituto de Matematicas, UNAM, Unidad Cuernavaca, Mexico.
(102581166)

3:30 p.m.
Discussion

4:00 p.m.
Geometry of the index gerbe.
Jerome A Jenquin*, Stony Brook University
(10255810)

4:30 p.m.
The Almost Kahler Quantization of the Thurston Manifold.
William D Kirwin*, University of Notre Dame
Alejandro Uribe, University of Michigan
(102553216)

5:00 p.m.
A Universal Property of the Group Spin^c.
Shay Fuchs*, University of Toronto
(102553193)

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Large Cardinals in Set Theory, II
Room 228, Culler Hall Organizers: Paul B. Larson, Miami University larsonpb@muohio.edu
Justin Tatch Moore, Boise State University justin@diamond.boisestate.edu
Ernest Schimmerling, Carnegie Mellon University eschimme@andrew.cmu.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology, II
Room 201, Bachelor Hall Organizers: JeanFrancois LaFont, Ohio State University jlafont@math.ohiostate.edu
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University ortizi@muohio.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Finite Geometry and Combinatorics, II
Room 112, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Mark A. Miller, Marietta College millerr@marietta.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.6:25 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, II
Room 245, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Tao Jiang, Miami University jiangt@muohio.edu
Zevi Miller, Miami University millerz@muohio.edu
Dan Pritikin, Miami University pritikd@muohio.edu

3:00 p.m.
Pebbling and optimal pebbling numbers of graphs.
David P. Bunde, Knox College
Erin W. Chambers, University of Illinois
Daniel Cranston, University of Illinois
Kevin Milans, University of Illinois
Douglas B. West*, University of Illinois
(102505144)

3:30 p.m.
Equitable colorings of graphs with bounded vertex degrees.
H. A. Kierstead, Arizona State University
A. V. Kostochka*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10250517)

4:00 p.m.
Turan's theorem with colors.
Ajit Diwan, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Dhruv Mubayi*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10250576)

4:30 p.m.
$k$robust single message transmission.
Andre Kundgen, Cal State San Marcos
Michael Pelsmajer, Illinois Institute of Technology
Radhika Ramamurthi*, Cal State San Marcos
(102505211)

5:00 p.m.
On the matching extendability of graphs in surfaces.
Robert L Aldred, Department of Mathematics, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand
Kenichi Kawarabayashi, Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan
Michael D Plummer*, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
(10250536)

5:30 p.m.
More $\rho$valuations for trees via the Combinatorial Nullstellensatz.
Andr\'{e} E. K\'{e}zdy*, University of Louisville
(102505120)

6:00 p.m.
ChordSet Subgraphs of Chordal Graphs.
Terry A. McKee*, Wright State University
(10250513)

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Geometric Group Theory, I
Room 110, Bachelor Hall Organizers: John Donnelly, Mount Union College donneljr@muc.edu
Daniel Farley, Mathematisches Institut Einsteinstrasse and Miami University farleyds@muohio.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on PDE Methods in Several Complex Variables, II
Room 218, Culler Hall Organizers: Jeffery D. McNeal, Ohio State University mcneal@math.ohiostate.edu
Emil J. Straube, Texas A&M University straube@math.tamu.edu

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 114, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Dennis S. Keeler, Miami University keelerds@muohio.edu
Rajesh Shrikrishna Kulkarni, Michigan State University kulkarni@math.msu.edu
Daniel S. Rogalski, University of California San Diego drogalsk@math.ucsd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Geometric idealizers and critical transversality.
Susan J. Sierra*, University of Michigan
(102516244)

3:30 p.m.
Noncommutative resolutions and rational singularities.
J. T. Stafford*, University of Michigan
M. Van den Bergh, Universiteit Hasselt
(102516131)

4:00 p.m.
Generalizing the notion of Koszul Algebra.
Brad Shelton*, University of Oregon
Thomas Cassidy, Bucknell University
(102516240)

4:30 p.m.
Subfields of quotient division algebras of affine domains.
Jason P Bell*, Simon Fraser University
(10251683)

5:00 p.m.
Necklace Lie coalgebras and renormalization algebras.
Wee Liang Gan*, University of California, Riverside
Travis Schedler, University of Chicago
(102517103)

5:30 p.m.
Continuous Hecke algebras.
Tatyana Chmutova*, University of Michigan
(102516203)

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Vector Measures, Banach Spaces and Applications, II
Room 102, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Patrick N. Dowling, Miami University dowlinpn@muohio.edu
Christopher J. Lennard, University of Pittsburgh lennard@pitt.edu

3:00 p.m.
Operatorvalued martingale transforms and Rboundedness.
Maria Girardi*, University of South Carolina
Lutz Weis, Universitaet Karlsruhe
(102546281)

4:00 p.m.
Some classes of strictly cosingular operators.
George Androulakis*, University of South Carolina
Kevin Beanland, Amherst College
(102546236)

4:30 p.m.
An Introduction to Koml\'os Sets in Banach Function Spaces.
Jerry Day*, University of Pittsburgh
Chris Lennard, University of Pittsburgh
(102546270)

5:00 p.m.
Almost Weakly Compact Operators.
Ioana Ghenciu*, Univ. of WisconsinRiver Falls, WI
Paul Lewis, University of North Texas, TX
(10254673)

Friday March 16, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Dynamics and Complex Function Theory, II
Room 234, Culler Hall Organizers: Stephanie Edwards, University of Dayton sedwards@udayton.edu
Rich Lawrence Stankewitz, Ball State University rstankewitz@bsu.edu
Saturday March 17, 2007

Saturday March 17, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Meeting Registration
Room 115, Bachelor Hall

Saturday March 17, 2007, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 118, Bachelor Hall

Saturday March 17, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Time Scales: Theory and Applications, III
Room 226, Culler Hall Organizers: Ferhan M. Atici, Western Kentucky University ferhan.atici@wku.edu
Paul W. Eloe, University of Dayton paul.eloe@notes.udayton.edu

8:30 a.m.
Higherdimensional functional dynamic equations on periodic time scales.
Jo Hoffacker*, Clemson University
Doug Anderson, Concordia College
(102534156)

9:00 a.m.
Stability In NeutralNonlinear Dynamic Equations on a Time Scale With Functional Delay.
Eric Kaufmann, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Youssef Raffoul*, University of Dayton
(10253499)

9:30 a.m.
Existence of positive solutions of nonlinear fractional differential equations.
Kouadio David Yao*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Eric R. Kaufmann, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(102534233)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Levinson Theorem for 3 x 3 systems of dynamic equations.
Gro Hovhannisyan*, Kent State University, Stark campus
(10253454)

11:00 a.m.
Oscillation Criteria of Three  Dimensional Systems.
Bonita A Lawrence*, Marshall University
Elvan Akin  Bohner, University of Missouri  Rolla
Zuzana Dosla, Masarykova Univerzita
(102534257)

Saturday March 17, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Optimization Theory and Applications, III
Room 219, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Olga Brezhneva, Miami University brezhnoa@muohio.edu
Doug E. Ward, Miami University wardde@muohio.edu

8:30 a.m.
QuasiConsistent Approximation of Effective Diagonalization Strategies for the Solution of a Class of Optimal Design Problems.
Ivan L Raykov*, Ohio University
(102549247)

9:00 a.m.
Optimization Methods for Inverse Problems.
Mark S. Gockenbach, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Michigan Technological University
Baasansuren Jadamba, Rice Lake, WI
Akhtar A. Khan*, Department of Mathematics, University of WisconsinBarron, Rice LAke, WI
(10254971)

9:30 a.m.
Orbital Branching.
James Ostrowski*, Lehigh University
Jeff Linderoth, Lehigh University
Fabrizio Rossi, Universit`a di L'Aquila
Stefano Smriglio, Universit`a di L'Aquila
(10254947)

10:00 a.m.
Sequential Strict Derivatives on Metric Spaces.
Michael McAsey*, Bradley University
Libin Mou, Bradley University
(10254985)

10:30 a.m.
How Many Trick Does a Variational Analysts Have?
Q. Jim Zhu*, Western Michigan University
(102549161)

11:00 a.m.
Variational Methods for Optimization on Manifolds.
Yuri S. Ledyaev*, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University
(102549229)

Saturday March 17, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Theoretical and Numerical Issues in Fluid Dynamics, II
Room 116, Culler Hall Organizers: Jie Shen, Purdue University shen@math.purdue.edu
Shouhong Wang, Indiana University showang@indiana.edu

8:30 a.m.
Water Wave Models.
Jerry L. Bona*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(102576213)

9:30 a.m.
Forced Oscillations of a Class of Nonlinear Dispersive Wave Equations and Their Stability.
Muhammad Usman, University of Cincinnati
Bingyu Zhang*, University of Cincinnati
(102535202)

10:00 a.m.
Nonlinear fluidstructure interaction in 3D.
Viorel Barbu, Romanian Academy, IASI, Romania
Zoran Grujic*, University of Virginia
Irena Lasiecka, University of Virginia
Amjad Tuffaha, University of Virginia
(102535245)

10:30 a.m.
Onsager's conjecture in critical Besov spaces.
Roman Shvydkoy*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Alexey Cheskidov, University of Michigan
Peter Constantin, University of Chicago
Susan Friedlander, University of Illinois at Chicago
(102576200)

11:00 a.m.
Phase transition and pattern formation of the $n$dimensional SwiftHohenberg equation.
Masoud Yari*, Indiana University, Bloomington IN
(102535225)

Saturday March 17, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Finite Geometry and Combinatorics, III
Room 112, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Mark A. Miller, Marietta College millerr@marietta.edu

8:30 a.m.
The $p$modular cohomology algebra of finite $p$groups, Pauli operators and symplectic forms.
Koen J R Thas*, Ghent University
(102520154)

9:30 a.m.
Connections between homology groups planes and Flocks of Quadratic Cones.
Esteban Diaz Morales*, The University of Iowa
Norman Johnson, The University of Iowa
(102551181)

10:00 a.m.
Translation planes of order $q^n$ admitting a collineation group of order $(q^n1)/(q1)$.
Oscar E. Vega*, University of Colorado at Denver
(102551199)

10:30 a.m.
The general structure of the projective planes admitting PSL(2,q) as a collineation group.
Alessandro Montinaro*, Universita' Degli Studi di Lecce, Dipartimento di matematica, Via per Arnesano, 73100, Lecce, Italy
(102505136)

11:00 a.m.
On a generalization of cyclic semifields.
Giuseppe Marino*, Università degli Studi di Napoli "Federico II"
(102505218)

Saturday March 17, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, III
Room 245, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Tao Jiang, Miami University jiangt@muohio.edu
Zevi Miller, Miami University millerz@muohio.edu
Dan Pritikin, Miami University pritikd@muohio.edu

8:30 a.m.
Removing Even Crossings on Surfaces.
Michael J. Pelsmajer*, Department of Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology
Marcus Schaefer, Department of Computer Science, DePaul University
Daniel \v{S}tefankovi\v{c}, Computer Science Department, University of Rochester
(10250545)

9:00 a.m.
On the Largest Eigenvalue of Nonregular Graphs.
Bolian Liu, South China Normal University
Jian Shen*, Texas State University
Xinmao Wang, University of Science and Technology of China
(102505175)

9:30 a.m.
Representativity of Cayley maps.
D. Christopher Stephens, Middle Tennessee State University
Thomas W Tucker, Colgate University
Xiaoya Zha*, Middle Tennessee State University
(10250537)

10:00 a.m.
Orientable strong embeddings for cubic projectiveplanar graphs.
Mark N. Ellingham*, Vanderbilt University
Xiaoya Zha, Middle Tennessee State University
(102505157)

10:30 a.m.
Minimal Generators of cutideals of Graphs without $K_4$minors.
Joseph Brennan, University of Central Florida
Guantao Chen*, Georgia State University
(102505150)

11:00 a.m.
On stable paths.
Penny Haxell*, University of Waterloo
(102505168)

Saturday March 17, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on PDE Methods in Several Complex Variables, III
Room 218, Culler Hall Organizers: Jeffery D. McNeal, Ohio State University mcneal@math.ohiostate.edu
Emil J. Straube, Texas A&M University straube@math.tamu.edu

Saturday March 17, 2007, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Dynamics and Complex Function Theory, III
Room 234, Culler Hall Organizers: Stephanie Edwards, University of Dayton sedwards@udayton.edu
Rich Lawrence Stankewitz, Ball State University rstankewitz@bsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Quasiconformal maps and substantial boundary points.
J.M. Anderson, University College London, U.K.
Aimo Hinkkanen*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10253044)

9:00 a.m.
Weakly quasiconformal mappings. Preliminary report.
Xiaosheng Li*, University of Minnesota Morris
(102530178)

9:30 a.m.
Characterization of quasidisks in terms of firstorder univalence criteria.
Milne Anderson, University College London
Jochen Becker, Technische Universität Berlin
Julian Gevirtz*, Muncie, Indiana
(10253028)

10:00 a.m.
Julia sets of postcritically bounded polynomial semigroups.
Rich L Stankewitz*, Ball State University
Hiroki Sumi, Department of Mathematics, Osaka University
(10253082)

10:30 a.m.
Random dynamics of polynomials and singular functions in the complex plane.
Hiroki Sumi*, Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Japan
(10253762)

11:00 a.m.
On the stability of orbits in a twodimensional model of the cardiac cell.
I. Popovici*, USNA
M. Baker, USNA
M. Kidwell, USNA
(102537128)

Saturday March 17, 2007, 9:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Special Session on Random Matrices and Noncommutative Probability, II
Room 220, Culler Hall Organizers: Wlodzimierz Bryc, University of Cincinnati brycw@math.uc.edu
Narcisse J. Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrin@muohio.edu

Saturday March 17, 2007, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Quantum Topology, III
Room 046, Culler Hall Organizers: Sergei Chmutov, Ohio State University chmutov@math.ohiostate.edu
Thomas Kerler, Ohio State University kerler@math.ohiostate.edu

Saturday March 17, 2007, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology, III
Room 201, Bachelor Hall Organizers: JeanFrancois LaFont, Ohio State University jlafont@math.ohiostate.edu
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University ortizi@muohio.edu

9:00 a.m.
Rational homotopy groups of the moduli space of metrics of positive scalar curvature.
Boris I Botvinnik*, University of Oregon
(102557210)

10:00 a.m.
$\ell^2$Betti numbers of hyperplane complements.
Michael W. Davis*, Ohio State University
Tadeusz Januszkiewicz, Ohio State University
Ian James Leary, Ohio State University
(102557158)

10:30 a.m.
Algebraic KTheory of Group Rings and Topological Cyclic Homology.
Wolfgang L\"uck, Westf\"alische WilhelmsUniversit\"at M\"unster, Germany
Holger Reich, Westf\"alische WilhelmsUniversit\"at M\"unster, Germany
John Rognes, University of Oslo, Norway
Marco Varisco*, Binghamton University, SUNY
(102519262)

11:00 a.m.
Hierarchies for finitely presented groups and 3manifolds.
Diane M. Vavrichek*, University of Michigan
(102554176)

Saturday March 17, 2007, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Geometric Group Theory, II
Room 110, Bachelor Hall Organizers: John Donnelly, Mount Union College donneljr@muc.edu
Daniel Farley, Mathematisches Institut Einsteinstrasse and Miami University farleyds@muohio.edu

9:00 a.m.
Structure Theorems for Subgroups of Homeomorphisms Groups.
Collin Bleak, Cornell University
Martin Kassabov, Cornell University
Francesco Matucci*, Cornell University
(102520212)

9:30 a.m.
Metric Properties of Braided Thompson's Groups.
Jose Burillo, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Sean Cleary*, The City College of New York and the CUNY Graduate Center
(10252063)

10:00 a.m.
Using TreePair Diagrams to Represent Elements of Thompson's Group $F(n+1,m+1)$.
Claire W Wladis*, City University of New York
(102520187)

10:30 a.m.
Rotation numbers in the HigmanThompson groups $T_n$.
Collin Bleak*, Cornell University
Daniel Farley, Miami University of Ohio
(102520219)

11:00 a.m.
Computing word length in alternate presentations of Thompson's group F.
Jennifer Taback*, Bowdoin College
Melanie Stein, Trinity College
Matt Horak, University of Wisconsin
(10252048)

Saturday March 17, 2007, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 114, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Dennis S. Keeler, Miami University keelerds@muohio.edu
Rajesh Shrikrishna Kulkarni, Michigan State University kulkarni@math.msu.edu
Daniel S. Rogalski, University of California San Diego drogalsk@math.ucsd.edu

Saturday March 17, 2007, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Vector Measures, Banach Spaces and Applications, III
Room 102, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Patrick N. Dowling, Miami University dowlinpn@muohio.edu
Christopher J. Lennard, University of Pittsburgh lennard@pitt.edu

9:00 a.m.
Sobolev spaces and vector measures?
Guillermo P. Curbera*, Facultad de mathemáticas, Universidad de Sevilla
(102546117)

10:00 a.m.
Second derivatives of norms and contractive complementation in vectorvalued spaces.
Bas Lemmens, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Beata Randrianantoanina*, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Onno van Gaans, Leiden University, The Netherlands
(10254681)

10:30 a.m.
An application of vector measures in fixed point theory.
P. N. Dowling, Miami University
C. J. Lennard, University of Pittsburgh
B. Turett*, Oakland University
(10254660)

11:00 a.m.
Lacunary Orbits for Multiplication operators in $\; C[0, 1]\; $ and $\; L_{p}[0,1], \; 1 \leq p \; < \infty$.
Per Enflo, Kent State University
Aderaw Fenta*, Kent State University
(102547182)

Saturday March 17, 2007, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory, Orbifolds, Symplectic Reduction and Quantization, III
Room 216, Culler Hall Organizers: William Kirwin, University of Notre Dame wkirwin@nd.edu
Christopher Seaton, Rhodes College seatonc@rhodes.edu

Saturday March 17, 2007, 10:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Large Cardinals in Set Theory, III
Room 228, Culler Hall Organizers: Paul B. Larson, Miami University larsonpb@muohio.edu
Justin Tatch Moore, Boise State University justin@diamond.boisestate.edu
Ernest Schimmerling, Carnegie Mellon University eschimme@andrew.cmu.edu

Saturday March 17, 2007, 10:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 143, Bachelor Hall

10:00 a.m.
Characterization of Legendrian Minimal Surfaces in $S^5$.
Rodrigo R. Montes*, Washington University in Saint Louis
(10255108)

10:15 a.m.
A Model Problem for the Semiclassical SineGordon Equation.
Robert J. Buckingham*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Peter D. Miller, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(102535282)

10:30 a.m.
Graph classes characterized both by forbidden subgraphs and degree sequences.
Stephen G Hartke*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10250515)

10:45 a.m.
Outcome Probabilities For Randomized TicTacToe.
Laurence D. Robinson*, Ohio Northern University
Clinton R. Louiso, Ohio Northern University
(102560220)

11:00 a.m.
On $p$adic Ducci games.
Mihai Caragiu*, Ohio Northern University
(102512167)

11:15 a.m.
On the diophantine equation: A^4 =B^4 + C^4 + D^4 – E^4 – F^4.
Susil Kumar Jena*, KIIT, Deemed University, Bhubaneswar, Orissa751024
(102511119)

Saturday March 17, 2007, 11:40 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Invited Address
Cluster algebras.
Room 101, Bachelor Hall
Sergey Fomin*, University of Michigan
(10250501)

Saturday March 17, 2007, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Stability and Bifurcations in Nonlinear Sciences.
Room 101, Bachelor Hall
Shouhong Wang*, Indiana University
(10253704)

Saturday March 17, 2007, 3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Time Scales: Theory and Applications, IV
Room 226, Culler Hall Organizers: Ferhan M. Atici, Western Kentucky University ferhan.atici@wku.edu
Paul W. Eloe, University of Dayton paul.eloe@notes.udayton.edu

Saturday March 17, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Optimization Theory and Applications, IV
Room 219, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Olga Brezhneva, Miami University brezhnoa@muohio.edu
Doug E. Ward, Miami University wardde@muohio.edu

Saturday March 17, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Random Matrices and Noncommutative Probability, III
Room 220, Culler Hall Organizers: Wlodzimierz Bryc, University of Cincinnati brycw@math.uc.edu
Narcisse J. Randrianantoanina, Miami University randrin@muohio.edu

Saturday March 17, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Topology, IV
Room 046, Culler Hall Organizers: Sergei Chmutov, Ohio State University chmutov@math.ohiostate.edu
Thomas Kerler, Ohio State University kerler@math.ohiostate.edu

Saturday March 17, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Theoretical and Numerical Issues in Fluid Dynamics, III
Room 116, Culler Hall Organizers: Jie Shen, Purdue University shen@math.purdue.edu
Shouhong Wang, Indiana University showang@indiana.edu

3:00 p.m.
Decay properties of solutions of the NavierStokes equations.
Igor Kukavica*, University of Southern California
Juan J. Torres, University of California, Irvine
(102535255)

3:30 p.m.
Invariant measures and maximal averaged palinstrophy in 2D turbulence.
Radu Dascaliuc, Indiana University
Ciprian Foias, Texas A&M University
Michael S. Jolly*, Indiana University
(102576226)

4:00 p.m.
Statistical solutions to the NavierStokes equations and long time behaviors of fluid flows.
Luan T Hoang*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
Ciprian Foias, Departments of Mathematics, Texas A&M University and Indiana Universitty
Basil Nicolaenko, Department of Mathematics, Arizona State University
(10257612)

4:30 p.m.
Numerical study for threedimensional Boussinesq system with infinite Prandtl number.
Cheng Wang*, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee
(102565252)

Saturday March 17, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory, Orbifolds, Symplectic Reduction and Quantization, IV
Room 216, Culler Hall Organizers: William Kirwin, University of Notre Dame wkirwin@nd.edu
Christopher Seaton, Rhodes College seatonc@rhodes.edu

Saturday March 17, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Large Cardinals in Set Theory, IV
Room 228, Culler Hall Organizers: Paul B. Larson, Miami University larsonpb@muohio.edu
Justin Tatch Moore, Boise State University justin@diamond.boisestate.edu
Ernest Schimmerling, Carnegie Mellon University eschimme@andrew.cmu.edu

Saturday March 17, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology, IV
Room 201, Bachelor Hall Organizers: JeanFrancois LaFont, Ohio State University jlafont@math.ohiostate.edu
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University ortizi@muohio.edu

3:00 p.m.
Lattices acting on symmetric polygonal complexes.
Anne Thomas*, University of Chicago
(102520138)

3:30 p.m.
Toroidal Orbifolds and Cohomology of Semidirect Product Groups.
Nansen Petrosyan*, Indiana University
Alejandro Adem, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Jianquan Ge, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Jianzhong Pan, Institute of Mathematics, Academia Sinica, Beijing, China
(102555134)

4:00 p.m.
The relative mapping class group of the tangent disk bundle over the standard nsphere.
Nikolai A Krylov*, Siena College
(102555133)

4:30 p.m.
Evil twins of ndimensional checkerboards.
Roger Vogeler*, Ohio State University
(102557279)

5:00 p.m.
Ergodic Frame Flow and Rank Rigidity.
David Constantine*, University of Michigan
(102553152)

Saturday March 17, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Special Session on Finite Geometry and Combinatorics, IV
Room 112, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Mark A. Miller, Marietta College millerr@marietta.edu

Saturday March 17, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Special Session on Graph Theory, IV
Room 245, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Tao Jiang, Miami University jiangt@muohio.edu
Zevi Miller, Miami University millerz@muohio.edu
Dan Pritikin, Miami University pritikd@muohio.edu

3:00 p.m.
Panpartition Transitive Realizations.
Arthur Busch, University of Dayton
Guantao Chen, Georgia State University
Michael Jacobson*, University of Colorado at Denver
Jian Shen, Texas State University  San Marcos
(102505110)

3:30 p.m.
A proof of the stability of extremal graphs.
Zoltan Furedi*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(102505230)

4:00 p.m.
Covering complete hypergraphs with cuts of minimum total size.
Andre Kundgen*, California State University San Marcos
Sebastian M. Cioaba, University of California San Diego
(102505153)

4:30 p.m.
Bandwidth of grid type of graphs.
Jozsef Balogh*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(102505112)

5:00 p.m.
The diameter game.
J\'oszef Balogh, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Ryan Martin*, Iowa State University
Andr\'as Pluh\'ar, University of Szeged
(10250511)

Saturday March 17, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Geometric Group Theory, III
Room 110, Bachelor Hall Organizers: John Donnelly, Mount Union College donneljr@muc.edu
Daniel Farley, Mathematisches Institut Einsteinstrasse and Miami University farleyds@muohio.edu

3:00 p.m.
Coxeter group isomorphisms.
Angela Kubena Barnhill*, The Ohio State University
(102520235)

3:30 p.m.
Automorphisms of rightangled Coxeter groups.
Anton Kaul*, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
(102520135)

4:00 p.m.
Trees and mapping class groups.
Christopher J Leininger*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Richard P Kent, Brown University
Saul Schleimer, Rutgers U, New Brunswick
(102520205)

4:30 p.m.
Automorphisms of the pure braid group.
Robert W Bell*, Michigan State University
Dan Margalit, University of Utah
(102520207)

5:00 p.m.
Relative Hyperbolicity of Countable Groups.
Chris Hruska*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(102520102)

Saturday March 17, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on PDE Methods in Several Complex Variables, IV
Room 218, Culler Hall Organizers: Jeffery D. McNeal, Ohio State University mcneal@math.ohiostate.edu
Emil J. Straube, Texas A&M University straube@math.tamu.edu

Saturday March 17, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 114, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Dennis S. Keeler, Miami University keelerds@muohio.edu
Rajesh Shrikrishna Kulkarni, Michigan State University kulkarni@math.msu.edu
Daniel S. Rogalski, University of California San Diego drogalsk@math.ucsd.edu

Saturday March 17, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Vector Measures, Banach Spaces and Applications, IV
Room 102, Bachelor Hall Organizers: Patrick N. Dowling, Miami University dowlinpn@muohio.edu
Christopher J. Lennard, University of Pittsburgh lennard@pitt.edu

Saturday March 17, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Dynamics and Complex Function Theory, IV
Room 234, Culler Hall Organizers: Stephanie Edwards, University of Dayton sedwards@udayton.edu
Rich Lawrence Stankewitz, Ball State University rstankewitz@bsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Fluid Flow and Electric Fields with all kinds of Sources and Sinks.
Michael A. Brilleslyper*, U. S. Air Force Academy
(10253019)

3:30 p.m.
Minimal Surfaces over NonConvex Polygonal Domains.
Beth E. Schaubroeck*, U.S. Air Force Academy
Jane McDougall, Colorado College
(10253026)

4:00 p.m.
On meromorphic functions of order slightly greater than one.
Joseph B. Miles*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10253057)

4:30 p.m.
A Reverse Denjoy Theorem.
John Rossi*, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
P C Fenton, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
(10253022)

5:00 p.m.
Typically Real Harmonic Functions.
Michael Dorff*, Brigham Young University
Maria Nowak, Uniwersytet Marii CurieSklodowskiej
Wojciech Szapiel, Katolicki Uniwersytet Lubelski
(10253061)
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