AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Monday, April 17, 2006 00:33:27
2006 Spring Central Sectional Meeting
Notre Dame, IN, April 89, 2006 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1016
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Saturday April 8, 2006

Saturday April 8, 2006, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
First Floor, McKenna Hall 
Saturday April 8, 2006, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
First Floor, McKenna Hall 
Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Geometry of Nonlinear Evolution Equations, I
Room 136, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Alexandrou A. Himonas, University of Notre Dame himonas.1@nd.edu
Gerard K. Misiolek, University of Notre Dame misiolek.1@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Stochastic Korovkin Theory given quantitatively.
George A Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
(10164146) 
8:30 a.m.
A new integrable equation with multipeaks solitons and tiny solitons.
Zhijun Qiao*, UTPA
(10163554) 
9:00 a.m.
Friedrichs Meets Zakharov.
D. H. Sattinger*, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
Boris Kolev, C.M.I. Unversite de Provence
(10163573) 
9:30 a.m.
Nonuniform dependence on initial data for a family of nonlinear evolution equations.
Erika A Olson*, University of Notre Dame
(10163564) 
10:00 a.m.
The HunterSaxton Equation: A Geometric Approach.
Jonatan Lenells*, Lund University, Sweden
(101635128) 
10:30 a.m.
On quadratic derivative Schr\"odinger equations.
Atanas Stefanov*, University of Kansas
(101635158)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Biology, I
Room 116, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Mark Alber, University of Notre Dame malber@nd.edu
Bei Hu, University of Notre Dame b1hu@nd.edu

8:30 a.m.
Discussion 
9:30 a.m.
Advectionmediated coexistence of competing species.
Yuan Lou*, Ohio State University
Robert Stephen Cantrell, University of Miami
Chris Cosner, University of Miami
(10163566)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Water Waves, I
Room 119, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
David Nicholls, University of Illinois at Chicago nicholls@math.uic.edu

8:30 a.m.
Discussion 
9:00 a.m.
Stability analysis via Hill's method.
Roger Thelwell*, University of Washington
Bernard Deconinck, University of Washington
(101635173) 
9:30 a.m.
Water Waves Over Bottom Topography.
Philippe Guyenne*, University of Delaware
(10163534) 
10:00 a.m.
Solitary Waves of Depression.
Henrik Kalisch*, University of Bergen
(101635285) 
10:30 a.m.
On the singular set of the Navier  Stokes equations.
Walter Craig*, McMaster University, Hamilton Ontario
(101635183)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, I
Room 138, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Mark S. Alber, University of Notre Dame malber@nd.edu
Pavel Lushnikov, University of Notre Dame lushnikov.1@nd.edu
Ildar Gabotiv, University of Arizona gabitov@math.arizona.edu
Vladimir E. Zakharov, University of Arizona zakharov@math.arizona.edu

8:30 a.m.
Caustic Curves for the $N$Soliton.
Peter D Miller*, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
(101635302) 
9:00 a.m.
Modulational instability for standing waves solutions to a periodic nonlinear Schrodinger equation.
Jared C Bronski*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
Zoi Rapti, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
(101635241) 
9:30 a.m.
On classification of integrable nonevolutionary equations.
Vladimir S. Novikov*, Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Kent, UK
Alexander Mikhailov, School of Mathematics, University of Leeds, UK
Jing Ping Wang, Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Kent, UK
(10163576) 
10:00 a.m.
Break 
10:30 a.m.
Discrete Systems.
Serguei Novikov*, University of Maryland
(101635326)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, PDE and Geometric Function Theory, I
Room 141, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
John L. Lewis, University of Kentucky
Steve C. Hofmann, University of Missouri hofmann@math.missouri.edu

8:30 a.m.
Homogeneous polynomials that are coercive sums of squares.
Gregory Verchota*, Syracuse University
(101635211) 
9:00 a.m.
Mixed boundary value problem of Laplace equation in bounded Lipschitz domains.
TongKeun Chang*, Lexington Kentuky
(101635165) 
9:30 a.m.
Estimates for Green potentials on Sobolev spaces.
Dorina Mitrea*, University of MissouriColumbia
(10163598) 
10:00 a.m.
The $L^p$ Dirichlet Problem and a $p$Square Function.
S Petermichl*, University of Texas, Austin
M Dindos, University of Edinburgh
J Pipher, Brown University
(101635218) 
10:30 a.m.
Nonuniqueness in a free boundary problem.
Bj\"{o}rn I. Bennewitz*, University of Kentucky
(101635229) 
11:00 a.m.
Hardy and BMO spaces associated to divergence form elliptic operators.
Svitlana Mayboroda*, The Ohio State University
Steve Hofmann, University of Missouri at Columbia
(10164287)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Methods and Heat Kernels in Harmonic Analysis and Quantization Theory, I
Room 140, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Brian Hall, University of Notre Dame bhall@nd.edu
William Kirwin, University of Notre Dame wkirwin@nd.edu

8:30 a.m.
An inversion formula for the SegalBargmann transform on a symmetric space of noncompact type.
Matthew B Stenzel*, Ohio State University, Newark Campus
(101643292) 
9:00 a.m.
Proportionality at the level of heat operators.
Robert J Stanton*, Ohio State University
(101622276) 
9:30 a.m.
The heat kernel on the symmetric space ${\bf SL}(n,{\bf F})/{\bf SU}(n,{\bf F})$.
P. Sawyer*, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Canada
(101643291) 
10:00 a.m.
Holomorphic Methods, Highest Weight Representations, and Special Functions.
Mark G. Davidson*, Louisiana State University
(101643232) 
10:30 a.m.
The SegalBargmann transform for the heat equation associated with root systems and symmetric spaces.
Gestur Olafsson*, Louisiana State University
Henrik Schlichtkrull, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
(101643190) 
11:00 a.m.
Complexifications of symmetric spaces.
Richard Keith Hind*, University of Notre Dame
Dan Burns, University of Michigan
(101632283)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Topology and Physics, I
Room 102, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Stephan A. Stolz, University of Notre Dame stolz.1@nd.edu
Bruce Williams, University of Notre Dame williams.4@nd.edu

8:30 a.m.
On Quantum Master Equation of OpenClosed String Theory.
Eric Harrelson, University of Minnesota
Alexander A. Voronov*, University of Minnesota
Javier Zuniga, University of Minnesota
(101681125) 
9:30 a.m.
Conformal Structures and Metric Triangulations.
Scott O Wilson*, University of Minnesota
(101655189) 
10:30 a.m.
Ideas about elliptic cohomology and twisted Ktheory from open string theory.
Matthew Ando*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(101655245)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 213, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Alberto Corso, University of Kentucky corso@ms.uky.edu
Claudia Polini, University of Notre Dame cpolini@nd.edu
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University ulrich@math.purdue.edu

8:30 a.m.
Hochschild cohomology and Gorenstein algebras.
Luchezar L. Avramov*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Srikanth Iyengar, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(101613151) 
9:00 a.m.
The image of the Chern class map for singular varieties.
Donu Arapura*, Purdue University
(101614160) 
9:30 a.m.
The core of ideals.
Louiza Fouli*, Purdue University
(101613262) 
10:00 a.m.
The resolution of the Frobenius module.
Andrew R. Kustin*, University of South Carolina
Claudia Miller, Syracuse University
Adela Vraciu, University of South Carolina
(101613236) 
10:30 a.m.
Polar syzygies and unirational algebras.
Aron Simis*, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
(101613154) 
11:00 a.m.
Some thoughts on the jacobian conjecture.
Shreeram S Abhyankar*, Purdue University
(101612103)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, I
Room 214, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Scott T. Parsell, Butler University sparsell@butler.edu
Jonathan P. Sorenson, Butler University sorenson@butler.edu

8:30 a.m.
Exceptional sets in short intervals.
A V Kumchev*, Towson University
(101611268) 
9:00 a.m.
Systems of many diagonal forms of different degrees over $p$adic fields.
Michael P. Knapp*, Loyola College
(101611317) 
9:30 a.m.
On the Diophantine equation $x! + 1 = y^2$.
Alain Togbe*, Purdue University North Central
(101611202) 
10:00 a.m.
Uniform Distributions on the Natural Numbers.
Oliver Schirokauer*, Department of Mathematics, Oberlin College
Joseph B. Kadane, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University
(101660226) 
10:30 a.m.
Congruences for $r_s(n)$ modulo $2s$.
Samuel S Wagstaff*, Purdue University Computer Science and CERIAS
(10161110) 
11:00 a.m.
Some Remarks Concerning NUCOMP.
Reginald E Sawilla, University of Calgary
Hugh C Williams*, University of Calgary
(101611250)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on PDEs and Geometric Analysis, I
Room 131, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Matt Gursky, University of Notre Dame gursky.1@nd.edu
Qing Han, University of Notre Dame Qing.Han.7@nd.edu

8:30 a.m.
Dehn Filling and Asymptotically Hyperbolic Einstein manifolds.
Gordon Craig*, Bishop's University
(101653135) 
9:05 a.m.
Heat flow of biharmonic maps in dimension four and its application.
Changyou Wang*, Department of Mathematics, University of Kentucky
(101635170) 
9:40 a.m.
Isometric embedding of negatively curved surfaces in Minkowski space.
Bo Guan*, Department of Mathematics, Ohio State University
(101635310) 
10:15 a.m.
Sharp Integral Inequalities for harmonic functions.
Fengbo Hang, Michigan State University & Princeton University
Xiaodong Wang, Michigan State University
Xiaodong Yan*, Michigan State University
(101635266) 
10:50 a.m.
On Geometric and Energetic Criteria for the Regularity of the Free Boundary in an Obstacletype Problem.
Arshak Petrosyan*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
Henrik Shahgholian, Department of Mathematics, Royal Institute of Technology
(101635287)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 210, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Juan C. Migliore, University of Notre Dame migliore.1@nd.edu
Uwe R. Nagel, University of Kentucky uwenagel@ms.uky.edu

8:30 a.m.
Isomorphisms of Complete Local Rings.
Steven Dale Cutkosky, University of Missouri Columbia
Hema Srinivasan*, University of Missouri Columbia
(101614281) 
9:00 a.m.
Toric varieties as fine moduli spaces.
Gregory G Smith*, Queen's University
Alastair Craw, Stony Brook University
(101614246) 
9:30 a.m.
Minimal Betti numbers for squarefree monomial ideals.
Christopher Dodd, University of Chicago
Andrew Marks, Pacific Union College
Victor Meyerson, California Polytechnic State University
Ben Richert*, California State Polytechnic University
(101613298) 
10:00 a.m.
My viewpoint on a particular case of the Multiplicity Conjecture.
Fabrizio Zanello*, Department of Mathematics, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
(10161356) 
10:30 a.m.
The degree lexicographic generic initial ideal of a smooth integral curve in projective space.
Jeaman Ahn*, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
(101614235) 
11:00 a.m.
Some Ideals with Large Projective Dimension.
Giulio Caviglia*, University of California, Berkeley
Manoj Kummini, University of Kansas
(101613325)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Developments and Applications in Differential Geometry, I
Room 208, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame Jianguo.Cao.7@nd.edu
Xiaobo Liu, University of Notre Dame Xiaobo.Liu.43@nd.edu
Brian Smyth, University of Notre Dame Brian.B.Smyth.1@nd.edu

8:30 a.m.
Rigidity Theorems in Finsler Geometry.
Zhongmin Shen*, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
(101653108) 
9:00 a.m.
Insecurity and the growth of the number of geodesics between two points in a Riemannian manifold.
Keith Burns*, Northwestern University
Eugene Gutkin, IMPA
(101653238) 
9:30 a.m.
Harmonic 2forms on cohomogeneity one 4manifolds.
Eduard Chiru, OSULima
JiPing Sha*, Indiana University
(101653193) 
10:00 a.m.
Break 
10:30 a.m.
Longtime behaviour of typeIII Ricci flow solutions.
John W Lott*, University of Michigan
(101658107) 
11:00 a.m.
Concentration properties for eigenfunctions of the Laplacian.
Harold Gerard Donnelly*, Purdue University
(10165828)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, I
Room 126, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, State University of New York at New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

8:30 a.m.
Weighted Trigonometric Sums over a HalfPeriod.
OYeat Chan*, University of Illinois
(10161195) 
9:00 a.m.
Two Entries on Bilateral Hypergeometric Series in Ramanujan's Lost Notebook.
Bruce C. Berndt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10163363) 
9:30 a.m.
Modular Equations and Algebraic Hypergeometric Transformations.
Robert S. Maier*, University of Arizona
(101611297) 
10:00 a.m.
Ramanujan and False Theta Series.
George E. Andrews*, The Pennsylvania State University
(10163371) 
10:30 a.m.
An Lfunction extension of Ramanujan's formula for the Riemann zeta function with an entire parameter: Preliminary Report.
David M. Bradley*, University of Maine
Katherine J. Merrill, University of Maine
(101633195) 
11:00 a.m.
Orthogonal polynomials in two discrete variables related to the algebra $U_q(so(6))$.
Alexander Rozenblyum*, New York City College of Technology, CUNY
(101633138)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables, I
Room 129, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Nancy K. Stanton, University of Notre Dame stanton.1@nd.edu
Jeffrey A. Diller, University of Notre Dame diller.1@nd.edu

8:30 a.m.
Random polynomials and (pluri)potential theory.
Thomas Bloom*, University of Toronto
(101632102) 
9:30 a.m.
Attracting basins and FatouBieberbach domains.
Han Peters*, University of WisconsinMadison mathematics department
(101632167) 
10:00 a.m.
Attracting hypersurfaces for holomorphic endomorphisms of $\mathbb{CP}^k$.
Malgorzata Sabina Stawiska*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101632221) 
10:30 a.m.
An Analogue of the BishopNarasimhanRemmert embedding theorem for pseudoconvex domains in certain Banach spaces.
Aaron Zerhusen*, Purdue University
(101632216) 
11:00 a.m.
An algebraic version of subelliptic multipliers.
JaeSeong Cho*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10163231)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Model Theory and Computability, I
Room 155, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Steven Allen Buechler, University of Notre Dame Steven.A.Buechler.1@nd.edu
Julia Knight, University of Notre Dame knight.1@nd.edu
Steffen Lempp, University of Wisconsin lempp@math.wisc.edu
Sergei Starchenko, University of Notre Dame starchenko.1@nd.edu

8:30 a.m.
The Theorem of the Complement for SubPfaffian Sets.
JeanMarie Lion, Université de Rennes I, France
Patrick Speissegger*, McMaster University
(10160337) 
9:00 a.m.
Computabilitytheoretic and prooftheoretic aspects of the atomic model theorem.
Denis R. Hirschfeldt*, University of Chicago
Richard A. Shore, Cornell University
Theodore A. Slaman, University of California, Berkeley
(101603200) 
9:30 a.m.
On the Number of Arithmetic Steps Needed To Generate the Greatest Common Divisor of Two Integers.
Lou van den Dries*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(101603242) 
10:00 a.m.
Discussion 
10:30 a.m.
Quasifinitely axiomatizable strongly minimal theories.
David Lippel*, University of Notre Dame
(101603224) 
11:00 a.m.
Continuous logic and perturbations of metric structures.
Itay BenYaacov*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(101603197)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures of Exactly Solvable Models, I
Room 209, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Michael Gekhtman, University of Notre Dame gekhtman.1@nd.edu
Mikhail Shapiro, Michigan State University mshapiro@math.msu.edu
Alexander Stolin, University of Gothenburg astolin@math.chalmers.se

8:30 a.m.
CMV: the unitary analogue of Jacobi matrices.
Rowan Killip, UCLA
Irina Nenciu*, Institute for Advanced Study
(101615267) 
9:00 a.m.
The Tetrahedron algebra, the Onsager algebra, and the $\mathfrak{sl}_2$ loop algebra.
Brian Hartwig, University of Wisconsin
Paul M Terwilliger*, University of Wisconsin
(101617139) 
9:30 a.m.
The algebra of differential operators going with a family of matrix valued orthogonal polynomials.
Mirta Castro, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
F. Alberto Grunbaum*, UC Berkeley, Math Dept
(101616120) 
10:00 a.m.
Representations of Integrable Geodesic Flows on Manifolds.
Anthony M Bloch*, University of Michigan
(101634136) 
10:30 a.m.
The B.~and~M.\,Shapiro conjecture and the Bethe ansatz.
E. Mukhin, IUPUI
V. Tarasov*, IUPUI
A. Varchenko, UNC, Chapel Hill
(101614219) 
11:00 a.m.
Vertex Algebras with Hopf Symmetry.
Maarten Bergvelt*, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(101617166)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Numerical Solution of Polynomial Systems, I
Room 118, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Christopher S. Peterson, Colorado State University peterson@math.colostate.edu
Andrew J. Sommese, University of Notre Dame Sommese@nd.edu

9:00 a.m.
Adaptive Multiprecision Path Tracking.
Charles W. Wampler*, General Motors R&D Center
Daniel J. Bates, University of Notre Dame
Andrew J. Sommese, University of Notre Dame
(101665223) 
9:30 a.m.
Using Bertini.
Daniel J. Bates*, University of Notre Dame
Andrew J. Sommese, University of Notre Dame
Charles W. Wampler, General Motors Research & Development
(101668214) 
10:00 a.m.
Parallel Homotopy Algorithms to Solve Polynomial Systems.
Anton Leykin, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jan Verschelde*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Yan Zhuang, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101665205) 
10:30 a.m.
Towards a local isolation test.
Anton Leykin*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101665258) 
11:00 a.m.
Finding All Real Solutions of Polynomial Systems.
Ye Lu*, University of Notre Dame
Andrew J. Sommese, University of Notre Dame
Charles W. Wampler, GM
Danial J. Bates, University of Notre Dame
(10161469)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 9:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 217, DeBartolo Hall

8:45 a.m.
Zhuangzi: A New Algorithm for Solving Multivariable Polynomial Equations over a Finite Field.
Jintai Ding*, Dept. Math. Sci., University of Cincinnati
Dieter Schmidt, Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Scienecs, U. of Cincinnati
Jason Gower, Dept. Math. Sci., University of Cincinnati
(10161419) 
9:00 a.m.
A Radial Continuum Equation for Threedimensional Rough Surface Growth.
Eric W Kuennen*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(101682144) 
9:15 a.m.
Constructing Minimal Surfaces via Automorphic Functions.
O. Michael Melko*, Northern State University
(10165342) 
9:30 a.m.
LongTime Asymptotics of the Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation Shock Problem.
Robert J. Buckingham*, University of Michigan
Stephanos Venakides, Duke University
(101635295) 
9:45 a.m.
A Nonlinear GibbsType Phenomenon For the Defocusing Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equation.
Jeffery C DiFranco*, University of Michigan
(101635293) 
10:00 a.m.
Exact Solution of the SixVertex Model with Domain Wall Boundary Condition. Disordered Phase.
Vladimir Fokin*, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
(101633248) 
10:15 a.m.
Nonsymmetric Jacobi and Wilson polynomials.
Genkai Zhang*, Chalmers Univ. of Tech. and Gothenburg Univ.
(101633331) 
10:30 a.m.
Equations of Symmetric Images of Plane Curves with Respect to a Straight Line.
Elan Y. Ding*, Oak Grove High School
Jiu Ding, University of Southern Mississippi
(101697175) 
10:45 a.m.
Wild sets in the Gaussian field.
Marius Somodi*, University of Northern Iowa
(101611186) 
11:00 a.m.
The solution of one very old problem in transcendental numbers theory.
Jaykov Foukzon*, Israel Institution of Technology
(10161108) 
11:15 a.m.
Topics on The Spectral Properties Of Weighted Non Selfadjoint Elliptic Of Differential Operators.
Ali Sameripour*, Iran, Khoram Abad
(10164747)

8:45 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, I
Room 207, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Francois Ledrappier, University of Notre Dame fledrapp@nd.edu
Amie Wilkinson, Northwestern University amw73024@northwestern.edu

9:30 a.m.
Invariant subspaces of modular fibers.
Martin J Schmoll*, University of Notre Dame
(10163774) 
10:00 a.m.
A pullback formula in pluripotential theory.
Laura DeMarco*, University of Chicago
(101631155) 
10:30 a.m.
Arnold diffusion with optimal time in the large gap problem.
Marian Gidea*, Northeastern Illinois University
Rafael de la Llave, University of Texas at Austin
(10163716) 
11:00 a.m.
Partial Asymptotic Stability in Nonautonomous Differential Equations.
Oleksiy Ignatyev*, Kent State University
(10163475)

9:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 9:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Representation Theory, I
Room 215, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Sam Evens, University of Notre Dame sevens@nd.edu
JiuKang Yu, Purdue University jyu@math.purdue.edu

9:30 a.m.
Counting rational classes in geometric classes.
Stephen DeBacker*, The University of Michigan
(101622319) 
10:30 a.m.
The twisted exterior square transfer.
Muthukrishnan Krishnamurthy*, University of Michigan
Henry Kim, University of Toronto
(101643210)

9:30 a.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 11:40 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Invited Address
Finite element exterior calculus and its applications.
Room 101, DeBartolo Hall
Douglas N. Arnold*, Institute for Math and Applications, University of Minnesota
(10166501) 
Saturday April 8, 2006, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Modular forms and special values of Lfunctions.
Room 101, DeBartolo Hall
Christopher M. Skinner*, University of Michigan
(10161102) 
Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, II
Room 207, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Francois Ledrappier, University of Notre Dame fledrapp@nd.edu
Amie Wilkinson, Northwestern University amw73024@northwestern.edu

3:00 p.m.
Boundary representations for negatively curved groups  irreducibility and rigidity.
Uri Bader*, University of Chicago
(101637301) 
3:30 p.m.
Analysis on the boundary of a negatively curved spaces.
Roman Muchnik*, University of Chicago
(101637324) 
4:00 p.m.
Finding Optimal Orbits of Chaotic Systems.
Angela E Grant*, Northwestern University
Brian R Hunt, University of Maryland, College Park
(101637309) 
4:30 p.m.
Subshifts of Ledrappier's 3dot dynamical system.
Bruce P. Kitchens*, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
(101637104)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Biology, II
Room 116, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Mark Alber, University of Notre Dame malber@nd.edu
Bei Hu, University of Notre Dame b1hu@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
A mathematical model for the regulation of tumor dormancy based on enzyme kinetics.
Howard A Levine*, Iowa State University
(101692113) 
4:00 p.m.
Virotherapy in brain cancer.
Avner Friedman*, MBI, Ohio Sate University
(10169224)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, II
Room 138, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Mark S. Alber, University of Notre Dame malber@nd.edu
Pavel Lushnikov, University of Notre Dame lushnikov.1@nd.edu
Ildar Gabotiv, University of Arizona gabitov@math.arizona.edu
Vladimir E. Zakharov, University of Arizona zakharov@math.arizona.edu

3:00 p.m.
The Quantitative Estimation of the Validity of Variational Approximations.
D. J. Kaup*, University of Central Florida
Thomas K Vogel, University of Central Florida
(10164978) 
4:00 p.m.
Effects of surface tension on immiscible RayleighTaylor turbulence.
Michael Chertkov*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Igor Kolokolov, Landau Institute, Moscow
Vladimir Lebedev, Landau Institute, Moscow
(101676284) 
4:30 p.m.
Averaging effects in quasilinear transmission regime.
Vadim Zharnitsky*, University of Illinois
(101678185)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, PDE and Geometric Function Theory, II
Room 141, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
John L. Lewis, University of Kentucky
Steve C. Hofmann, University of Missouri hofmann@math.missouri.edu

3:00 p.m.
Improved Painlev\'{e} removability for planar quasiregular mappings.
Kari Astala, University of Helsinki, Finland
Albert Clop, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Joan Mateu, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Joan Orobitg, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Ignacio UriarteTuero*, University of Missouri at Columbia
(10163080) 
3:30 p.m.
Regularity of the Inverse of Homeomorphism Sobolev Mappings.
Stanislav Hencl, Karlovy (Charles) University, Czech Republic
Pekka Koskela, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
Jani Onninen*, Syracuse University
(101649304) 
4:00 p.m.
Convexity and the horizontal second fundamental form for graphs in Carnot groups.
Luca Capogna, University of Arkansas
Scott Pauls, Dartmouth College
Jeremy T Tyson*, University of Illinois
(101653320) 
4:30 p.m.
On Mappings of Finite Energy.
Tadeusz Iwaniec*, Syracuse University
Jani Onninen, Syracuse University
(101649303)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on New Developments in Optimization, I
Room 117, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Leonid Faybusovich, University of Notre Dame leonid.faybusovich.1@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
The WienerHopf method in applications to optimal stopping problems in Finance and Economics.
Svetlana Boyarchenko, The University of Texas at Austin
Sergei Levendorskii*, The University of Texas at Austin
(10169044) 
3:30 p.m.
Implementation of Infinite Dimensional Interior Point Method for Solving Multicriteria LinearQuadratic Control Problem.
L. Faybusovich, University of Notre Dame
T. Mouktonglang*, University of Notre Dame
T. Tsuchiya, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
(10169349) 
4:00 p.m.
Deterministic Global Optimization for Dynamic Systems.
Youdong Lin*, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Mark A Stadtherr, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
(10164985) 
4:30 p.m.
Methods for Degenerate Optimization Problems with Rapid Local Convergence.
Olga Brezhneva*, Miami University, Ohio
Alexey Tret'yakov, University of Podlasie in Siedlce
(101649316)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Methods and Heat Kernels in Harmonic Analysis and Quantization Theory, II
Room 140, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Brian Hall, University of Notre Dame bhall@nd.edu
William Kirwin, University of Notre Dame wkirwin@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Quantization and Hermite type polynomials on bounded symmetric domains.
Genkai Zhang*, Dept. Math., CTH/GU, Gothenburg, Sweden
(10164335) 
3:30 p.m.
The SegalBargmann transform for noncompact symmetric spaces.
Brian C. Hall, University of Notre Dame
Jeffrey J. Mitchell*, Robert Morris University
(101658145) 
4:00 p.m.
Holomorphic Functions and Subelliptic Heat Kernels over Lie groups.
Bruce K Driver*, Department of Mathematics/ Univ. of CA. at San Diego
Laurent SaloffCoste, Department of Mathematics / Cornell University
Leonard Gross, Department of Mathematics / Cornell University
(101632201) 
4:30 p.m.
The Bargmann transform and regularization of the $n=2,3,5$ dimensional Kepler problem.
Carlos VillegasBlas*, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
(10168148)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Representation Theory, II
Room 215, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Sam Evens, University of Notre Dame sevens@nd.edu
JiuKang Yu, Purdue University jyu@math.purdue.edu

3:00 p.m.
The moduli stack of formal Lie groups.
Brian D Smithling*, University of Chicago
(101614257) 
4:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Topology and Physics, II
Room 102, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Stephan A. Stolz, University of Notre Dame stolz.1@nd.edu
Bruce Williams, University of Notre Dame williams.4@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Superconnections and Superparallel Transport.
Florin O. Dumitrescu*, University of Notre Dame
(101655213) 
4:00 p.m.
Modular operads revisited.
Ezra Getzler*, Northwestern University
(101618168)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Geometry of Nonlinear Evolution Equations, II
Room 136, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Alexandrou A. Himonas, University of Notre Dame himonas.1@nd.edu
Gerard K. Misiolek, University of Notre Dame misiolek.1@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Existence and Stability of Cnoidal Waves of Nonlinear Dispersive Wave Equations.
Hongqiu Chen*, University of Memphis
(101603149) 
3:30 p.m.
Temporal asymptotics of the domain of spatial analyticity for the derivative Schr\"odinger equation.
Jerry L Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
Zoran Grujic*, University of Virginia
Henrik Kalisch, University of Bergen, Norway
(10163550) 
4:00 p.m.
Fast soliton scattering by delta impurities.
Justin Holmer*, University of California, Berkeley
Jeremy Marzuola, University of California, Berkeley
Maciej Zworski, University of California, Berkeley
(101635159) 
4:30 p.m.
On the regularity of the periodic mKdV equation.
Heather D. Hannah*, University of Notre Dame
(10163562)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 213, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Alberto Corso, University of Kentucky corso@ms.uky.edu
Claudia Polini, University of Notre Dame cpolini@nd.edu
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University ulrich@math.purdue.edu

3:00 p.m.
Indecomposable mixed modules of large rank.
Wolfgang Hassler, University of Graz
Ryan Karr, Honors College, Florida Atlantic University
Lee Klingler, Florida Atlantic University
Roger Wiegand*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(10161397) 
3:30 p.m.
Poincare' duality algebras as rings of coinvariants.
Clarence W. Wilkerson*, Dept. Math., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907
(101613305) 
4:00 p.m.
Coniveau and the Grothendieck group of varieties.
Donu Arapura, Department of Mathematics/Purdue University
SuJeong Kang*, Department of Mathematics/Purdue university
(101614182) 
4:30 p.m.
Integral Closures of Modules and Hyperplane Sections.
Jooyoun Hong*, Purdue University
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University
(101613289)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, II
Room 214, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Scott T. Parsell, Butler University sparsell@butler.edu
Jonathan P. Sorenson, Butler University sorenson@butler.edu

3:00 p.m.
Numerical Results on Class Groups of Imaginary Quadratic Fields.
S. Ramachandran*, University of Calgary
M. J. Jacobson, University of Calgary
H. C. Williams, University of Calgary
(101611115) 
3:30 p.m.
Improved Point Multiplication on Koblitz Curves Using Doublebase Expansions.
Andy Chan, University of Calgary
Vassil Dimitrov, University of Calgary
Laurent Imbert, Université Montpellier II
Michael Jacobson*, University of Calgary
(101611137) 
4:00 p.m.
Real Hyperelliptic Curves, Part I: Theory and Algorithms.
Michael J Jacobson, University of Calgary
Renate Scheidler*, Centre for Information Security and Cryptography, University of Calgary
Andreas Stein, University of Wyoming
(101611252) 
4:30 p.m.
Real Hyperelliptic Curves Part II: Algorithms and Application to Cryptography.
Andreas Stein*, University of Wyoming
Michael John Jacobson, University of Calgary
Renate Scheidler, University of Calgary
(101611150)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on PDEs and Geometric Analysis, II
Room 131, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Matt Gursky, University of Notre Dame gursky.1@nd.edu
Qing Han, University of Notre Dame Qing.Han.7@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Boundary value problems for fully nonlinear equations in conformal geometry.
Szuyu Sophie Chen*, Princeton University
(101635178) 
3:40 p.m.
Analyticity for a two dimensional free boundary problem with volume constraint.
Huiqiang Jiang*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
Christopher Larsen, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(101635110) 
4:20 p.m.
Minimizing a special nonconvex functional related to isometric embedding and dimension reduction.
Baisheng Yan*, Michigan State University
(101635208)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 210, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Juan C. Migliore, University of Notre Dame migliore.1@nd.edu
Uwe R. Nagel, University of Kentucky uwenagel@ms.uky.edu

3:00 p.m.
Resolutions of Edge and Facet Ideals.
Adam Van Tuyl*, Lakehead University
Huy Tai Ha, Tulane University
(10161368) 
3:30 p.m.
Making a graph sequentially CohenMacaulay.
Christopher A. Francisco*, University of Missouri
Huy T\`ai H\`a, Tulane University
(10161355) 
4:00 p.m.
Toroidalization of generating sequences in dimension two function fields.
H. Tai Ha*, Tulane University
L. Ghezzi, Florida International University
O. Kashcheyeva, University of Illinois in Chicago
(101614129) 
4:30 p.m.
Harmonic algebraic curves and noncrossing partitions.
Jeremy L Martin*, University of Kansas
David Savitt, University of Arizona
Ted Singer, Scarsdale, NY
(10161460)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Developments and Applications in Differential Geometry, II
Room 208, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame Jianguo.Cao.7@nd.edu
Xiaobo Liu, University of Notre Dame Xiaobo.Liu.43@nd.edu
Brian Smyth, University of Notre Dame Brian.B.Smyth.1@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
GromovWitten Invariants via Deformations of Kahler Surfaces.
Thomas H Parker*, Michigan State University
Junho Lee, Michigan State University
(101658294) 
3:30 p.m.
Classification of the singularities of Witten equation.
Huijun Fan*, School of Mathematical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China
Tyler Jarvis, Department of Mathematics, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602
Yongbin Ruan, Department of Mathematics, University of WisconsinMadison, Madison, WI 53706
(10165399) 
4:00 p.m.
Break 
4:30 p.m.
Stringy Ktheory.
Takashi Kimura*, Boston University
(101653192)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, II
Room 126, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, State University of New York at New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

3:00 p.m.
Second order superintegrable systems in two and three dimensions.
Willard Miller*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
(101633123) 
3:30 p.m.
Approximation Operators, Exponential, and Free Exponential Families.
W\llodzimierz Bryc, University of Cincinnati
Mourad E. H. Ismail*, University of Central Florida
(101633251) 
4:00 p.m.
WKB and Turning point Theory for Second order difference equations: External Fields and Asymptotics of Orthogonal Polynomials.
J Geronimo*, Georgia Tech.
(101643240) 
4:30 p.m.
Asymptotic analysis of the generalized Hermite polynomials by the ray method.
Diego Dominici*, State University of New York at New Paltz
(101641180)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables, II
Room 129, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Nancy K. Stanton, University of Notre Dame stanton.1@nd.edu
Jeffrey A. Diller, University of Notre Dame diller.1@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Real analytic manifolds in $\mathbf C^n$ with parabolic complex tangents along a submanifold of codimension one.
Xianghong Gong*, University of Wisconsin
Patrick Ahern, University of Wisconsin
(101632323) 
4:00 p.m.
On the Cohomological Approach to Birational Dynamics.
Eric Bedford, Indiana University
Kyounghee Kim*, Indiana University
(10163290) 
4:30 p.m.
The parameter space of a quadratic family of polynomial maps of $\mathbb{C}^2.$}.
Alina Andrei*, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
(101632288)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Solution of Polynomial Systems, II
Room 118, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Christopher S. Peterson, Colorado State University peterson@math.colostate.edu
Andrew J. Sommese, University of Notre Dame Sommese@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
A survey of the mixed cell computation.
T.Y. Li*, Dept. of Math, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI 48823
(101665191) 
3:30 p.m.
Parallel implementation of the polyhedral homotopy method.
Jan Verschelde, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science,University of Illinois at Chicago
Yan Zhuang*, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science,University of Illinois at Chicago
(101665237) 
4:00 p.m.
Numerical Elimination for Solving Polynomial Systems.
Zhonggang Zeng*, Northeastern Illinois University
(101665278)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Model Theory and Computability, II
Room 155, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Steven Allen Buechler, University of Notre Dame Steven.A.Buechler.1@nd.edu
Julia Knight, University of Notre Dame knight.1@nd.edu
Steffen Lempp, University of Wisconsin lempp@math.wisc.edu
Sergei Starchenko, University of Notre Dame starchenko.1@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Relative categoricity for finitely generated fields.
Thomas Warren Scanlon*, University of California, Berkeley
(101603321) 
3:30 p.m.
On Model Theoretic Properties of Structures Expanding Dense Linear Orderings.
Alf Dolich*, McMaster University
(101603255) 
4:00 p.m.
Degree Spectra of Homogeneous Models.
Karen M. Lange*, University of Chicago
(101603212) 
4:30 p.m.
The quasiisometry problem for finitely generated groups.
Simon Thomas*, Rutgers University
(10160341)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures of Exactly Solvable Models, II
Room 209, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Michael Gekhtman, University of Notre Dame gekhtman.1@nd.edu
Mikhail Shapiro, Michigan State University mshapiro@math.msu.edu
Alexander Stolin, University of Gothenburg astolin@math.chalmers.se

3:00 p.m.
Poisson structures on flag varieties.
Milen Yakimov*, University of California, Santa Barbara
K R Goodearl, University of California, Santa Barbara
(101622312) 
3:30 p.m.
The FaberHurwitz number generating series.
Ian Goulden*, Dept. Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo, Canada
(101605273) 
4:00 p.m.
Semiclassical biorthogonal polynomials: the bilinear concomitant and the duality between RiemannHilbert problems as intersection pairing.
Marco Bertola*, Concordia University and CRM
(101658209) 
4:30 p.m.
A proof of Faber's intersection number conjecture for the moduli space of smooth curves for a small number of points.
David M.R. Jackson*, University of Waterloo
(101605275)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday April 8, 2006, 5:10 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Erd\H os Memorial Lecture
Inhomogeneous random graphs.
Room 101, DeBartolo Hall
B\'ela Bollob\'as*, University of Memphis and Cambridge University
(10160006) 
Saturday April 8, 2006, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Reception Hosted by the Department of Mathematics
First Floor, McKenna Hall