AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Saturday, March 24, 2007 00:22:09
2007 Spring Central Section Meeting
Oxford, OH, March 1617, 2007 (Friday  Saturday)
Meeting #1025
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.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)

8:30 a.m.

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)

8:30 a.m.

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)

8:30 a.m.

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)

8:30 a.m.

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)

8:30 a.m.

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

8:30 a.m.
Homage to M. B. Porter.
Harold P. Boas*, Texas A&M University
(10253234) 
9:00 a.m.
Plurisubharmonic defining functions.
AnneKatrin Herbig*, University of Michigan
John Erik Fornaess, University of Michigan
(10253297) 
9:30 a.m.
On a Sufficient Condition for the Existence of Stein Neighborhood Bases.
S\"{o}nmez \c{S}ahuto\u{g}lu*, University of Michigan
(10253238) 
10:00 a.m.
Cauchytype singular integrals in several complex variables.
Loredana Lanzani*, University of Arkansas
(10253290) 
10:30 a.m.
Essential spectrum of the Leray transform on twodimensional Reinhardt domains.
David E Barrett*, University of Michigan
Loredana Lanzani, University of Arkansas
(102532209) 
11:00 a.m.
Equivalence of Types.
Andreea C Nicoara*, Harvard University
(10253269)

8:30 a.m.

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)

8:30 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
Higher order freeness.
Roland Speicher*, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
(102546155) 
10:00 a.m.
Spectra of large symmetric block matrices.
Reza Rashidi Far*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University
(102547242) 
10:30 a.m.
Symmetric functionals on random matrices and matchings in bipartite random graphs.
Grzegorz A Rempala*, University of Louisville
(10256046) 
11:00 a.m.
Spectra of Random BlockMatrices.
Tamer F Oraby*, University of Cincinnati
(102560194)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
An algebrogeometric proof of Witten's conjecture.
Sergei K. Lando*, Independent University of Moscow
(10255784) 
9:30 a.m.
Nilpotent Slices, Hilbert Schemes, and Symplectic Link Invariants.
Craig Jackson*, University of Chicago
(102557124) 
10:00 a.m.
The Flat Bracket Invariant for Virtual Knots, Links and Strings.
Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10255727) 
10:30 a.m.
Virtual Homotopy.
H A Dye*, US Military Academy
Louis H Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago
(102555137) 
11:00 a.m.
Functors extending the Kauffman bracket.
John Armstrong*, Yale University
(10255572)

9:00 a.m.

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)

9:00 a.m.

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)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
A derived SkolemNoether theorem and compactified moduli of Azumaya algebras.
Max Lieblich*, Princeton University
(102514221) 
9:30 a.m.
Curve categories and Ialgebras.
K. Retert*, University of Dallas
(102516264) 
10:00 a.m.
Noncommutative BV Structures, Differential Operators, and Deformation Quantization.
Travis Schedler*, University of Chicago
Victor Ginzburg, University of Chicago
(10251475) 
10:30 a.m.
DG models and Nakajima quiver varieties.
Farkhod Eshmatov*, Cornell University
(102516201) 
11:00 a.m.
Finite dimensional representations of symplectic reflection algebras associated to wreath products.
Silvia Montarani*, MIT
(10251674)

9:00 a.m.

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)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:30 a.m.
You can't hear the isotropy type of an orbifold.
N. Shams, Ann Arbor, MI
E. Stanhope*, Lewis and Clark College
D. L. Webb, Dartmouth College
(10255358) 
10:00 a.m.
Lie algebras and symplectic quotients.
Tatyana Foth*, University of Western Ontario, Canada
(10255356) 
10:30 a.m.
A Manifold Structure for the Group of Orbifold Diffeomorphisms of a Smooth Orbifold.
Joseph E Borzellino*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Victor Brunsden, Penn State Altoona
(10255749)

9:30 a.m.

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

10:00 a.m.
Representation of locally compact groups as isometry groups.
Maciej Malicki, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Slawomir Solecki*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(102503271) 
10:30 a.m.
Generic representations of countable groups on Fra\"iss\'e structures.
Christian Rosendal*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(102503172) 
11:00 a.m.
Weakly pointed trees and partial injections.
John D. Clemens*, Penn State University
(102503250)

10:00 a.m.

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)

10:00 a.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Existence of Positive Solutions.
Basant K Karna*, Marshall University
(102534223) 
3:30 p.m.
Existence of positive solutions of nonlinear fractional differential equations.
Ebene Mboumi*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Eric R. Kaufmann, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(102534234)

3:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Minimizing movecounts in Rubik's Cube speedsolving.
Morley A Davidson*, Kent State University
Joseph Miller, Kent State University
(102590260) 
3:30 p.m.
Generalizing Holder McCarthy inequality to Normal Operators using Convex Optimization.
Morteza Seddighin*, Indiana University East
(10254709) 
4:00 p.m.
Necessary and sufficient conditions of global and local weak pareto maxima in setvalued optimization.
Bao Quang Truong*, Wayne State University
Boris Mordukhovich, Wayne State University
(10254966) 
4:30 p.m.
Optimality Conditions for Nonregular Constrained Optimization Problems.
Olga A. Brezhneva*, Miami University, Ohio
Alexey A. Tret'yakov, University of Podlasie in Siedlce, Poland
(102549273)

3:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Matrix integrals and enumeration of maps.
Edouard MaurelSegala*, ENS Lyon / Stanford University
(102560116) 
4:00 p.m.
Geometry of the GSE and GOE Pfaff lattice hierarchies.
Virgil U. Pierce*, The Ohio State University
Yuji Kodama, The Ohio State University
(102535113) 
4:30 p.m.
Asymptotic normality for traces of polynomials in independent complex Wishart matrices.
W Bryc*, University of Cincinnati
(102560149)

3:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Long exact sequence for Khovanov homology corresponding to the Jones skein relation of oriented links.
Alexander Shumakovitch*, The George Washington University
(102557268) 
3:30 p.m.
On geometric Khovanov theory on surfaces.
Uwe Kaiser*, Boise State University
(102557159) 
4:00 p.m.
Alternating sum formulae for the determinant of a link.
Oliver T. Dasbach*, Louisiana State University
D. Futer, MSU
E. Kalfagianni, MSU
X.S. Lin, UCR
N. Stoltzfus, LSU
(102557162) 
4:30 p.m.
PolyakViro formulas for the coefficients of the Conway polynomial.
Michael John Khoury*, Ohio State University
Alfred Rossi, Ohio State University
(102505115)

3:00 p.m.

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)

3:00 p.m.

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

3:30 p.m.
Analysis and Geometry on Orbifolds.
Carla Farsi*, University of Colorado
(102546189) 
4:00 p.m.
Hearing the weights of weighted projective planes.
Miguel Abreu, Instituto Superior T\'{e}cnico, Lisboa
Emily B. Dryden*, Bucknell University
Pedro Freitas, TU Lisbon
Leonor Godinho, Instituto Superior T\'{e}cnico, Lisboa
(10255821) 
4:30 p.m.
Euler classes for orbifolds.
Christopher W Seaton*, Rhodes College
(102553241)

3:30 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
$\mathbb{P}_{max}$ variations and ccc structures.
Teruyuki Yorioka*, Department of Mathematics, Shizuoka University
(102503197) 
3:30 p.m.
Discussion 
4:00 p.m.
Inner models and consequences of determinacy.
R Ketchersid*, Miami University
(102503266) 
4:30 p.m.
An initial segment property for inner models.
Steve C Jackson*, University of North Texas
Richard Ketchersid, Miami University
(102503237)

3:00 p.m.

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)

3:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Subgeometry Partitions of Projective Spaces.
Norman L Johnson*, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242
(102551122) 
4:00 p.m.
Investigation of some association schemes on 40 points.
Mikhail H. Klin*, BenGurion University of the Negev
Matan ZivAv, BenGurion University of the Negev
(102505191) 
4:30 p.m.
Association Schemes from Truncated Quadrics.
Stephen C. Flink*, University of Coloado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
(102505275) 
5:00 p.m.
Spinembeddings, twointersection sets and twoweights codes.
Ilaria Cardinali*, Universita' di Siena
(102505130) 
5:30 p.m.
Problem Session

3:00 p.m.

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)

3:00 p.m.

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)

3:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Special CR Mappings from $S^3$ to $S^{2n1}$.
John P. D'Angelo*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Jeremy Tyson, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(10253232) 
3:30 p.m.
Heat Kernel Estimates with Applications to Complex Analysis.
Andy Raich*, Texas A&M University
(102532121) 
4:00 p.m.
Weighted composition operators between Bergman spaces on strongly pseudoconvex domains.
Zeljko Cuckovic*, University of Toledo
Ruhan Zhao, SUNYBrockport
(10253250) 
4:30 p.m.
An interpolation theorem in higher dimensions.
Tam\'{a}s Forg\'{a}cs*, Univeristy of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(102532107) 
5:00 p.m.
Twisted version of Skoda's Division Theorem.
Dror Varolin*, SUNY Stony Brook
(10253289)

3:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Azumaya algebras on K3 surfaces.
Colin J Ingalls*, University of New Brunswick
Madeeha O'Connell, Trili
(102516243) 
3:30 p.m.
The Van den Bergh duality and the modular symmetry of a Poisson variety.
Vasiliy A. Dolgushev*, Northwestern University
(10251635) 
4:00 p.m.
Extending Herstein's Theorems for Simple Rings to Just Infinite Rings.
Cayley A. Pendergrass*, Albion College
(102517184)

3:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Some open problems and applications of bilinear Fourier multipliers.
Geoff Diestel*, University of South Carolina
Loukas Grafakos, University of Missouri
(102542164) 
3:30 p.m.
Limited Sets and Borwein's Sequentially Reflexive Spaces.
Douglas Mupasiri*, University of Northern Iowa
(102546265) 
4:00 p.m.
The lineability problem for functionals.
Francisco Javier GarciaPacheco*, Kent State University
(102546160) 
4:30 p.m.
Surjectivity of an Averaged Product Map on Hardytype Sequence Spaces.
C. J. Lennard, University of Pittsburgh
Daniel P. Radelet*, University of Pittsburgh
(102546276) 
5:00 p.m.
On some convergence properties in classical Banach spaces of integrable functions.
Mienie De Kock*, Kent State University
(102528277)

3:00 p.m.

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)

3:00 p.m.