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
Sunday April 9, 2006

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
First Floor, McKenna Hall 
Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.11:35 a.m.
Special Session on New Developments in Optimization, II
Room 117, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Leonid Faybusovich, University of Notre Dame leonid.faybusovich.1@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Sparse solution recovery by L1minimization.
Yin Zhang*, Rice University
(10164933) 
8:30 a.m.
Nonconvex problems and Symmetric relaxations.
Leonid Faybusovich*, University of Notre Dame
(10169089) 
9:00 a.m.
Nonsmooth analysis and convex sets on smooth manifolds.
Yuri S. Ledyaev*, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University
(10164927) 
9:30 a.m.
Generalized Matchings.
David Hartvigsen*, University of Notre Dame
(101605207) 
10:00 a.m.
Sparse reconstruction from random Gaussian and Fourier measurements.
Mark Rudelson*, University of Missouri
Roman Vershynin, University of California, Davis
(101668176) 
11:00 a.m.
Bilinear complementary conditions for the cone of positive polynomials.
Farid Alizadeh*, RUTCOR and MSIS Department, Rutgers University
Gabor Rudolf, RUTCOR, Rutgers University
Nilay Noyan, RUTCOR, Rutgers University
(101690106)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Methods and Heat Kernels in Harmonic Analysis and Quantization Theory, III
Room 140, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Brian Hall, University of Notre Dame bhall@nd.edu
William Kirwin, University of Notre Dame wkirwin@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Strong hypercontractivity for subharmonic functions.
Todd Kemp*, Cornell University
Piotr Graczyk, Universite d'Angers
JeanJacques Loeb, Universite d'Angers
(101646163) 
8:30 a.m.
A deformation of quantum mechanics and its heat kernel.
Stephen Bruce Sontz*, Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas, A.C. (CIMAT)
(101681117) 
9:00 a.m.
The Taylor Map for Complex Path Groups.
Matthew S. Cecil*, UCSD
(101660222) 
9:30 a.m.
Levy processes in matrix Lie groups.
Maria Gordina*, Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut.
(101660126) 
10:00 a.m.
ChernSimons theory in the (complexified) axial gauge and the Kontsevich integral.
Atle Hahn*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(101681322) 
10:30 a.m.
Large N limit of 2D YangMills on the cylinder.
Steve Zelditch*, Johns Hopkins University
(101681124) 
11:00 a.m.
An Infinite Dimensional Integral Identity for the SegalBargmann Transform.
Jeremy James Becnel*, Louisiana State University
Ambar N Sengupta, Louisiana State University
(10164625)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Geometry of Nonlinear Evolution Equations, III
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.
Geometric Boundary Conditions for a Constrained First Order Hyperbolic System of Differential Equations.
Nicolae Tarfulea*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University Calumet
(10163551) 
8:30 a.m.
Some Infinite Energy Solutions to the Euler Equations.
Ralph Saxton*, Department of Mathematics/University of New Orleans
(101635327) 
9:00 a.m.
Conjugate points on volumorphism groups.
Stephen C. Preston*, Stony Brook University
(10163570) 
9:30 a.m.
Attractors for the viscous CamassaHolm equation.
Milena O. Stanislavova*, University of Kansas
Atanas G. Stefanov, University of Kansas
(10163553) 
10:00 a.m.
Weakly nonlinear geometric optics for the incompressible Euler equations.
Roman Shvydkoy*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101676161) 
10:30 a.m.
Solutions of mKdV in classes of functions unbounded at infinity.
Peter Topalov*, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
(101635109)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, III
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

8:00 a.m.
Embedding modules of finite projective dimension.
Melvin Hochster*, Mathematics Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Yongwei Yao, Mathematics Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
(101613307) 
8:30 a.m.
Ring extensions with trivial generic fiber.
William Heinzer, Purdue University
Christel Rotthaus, Michigan State University
Sylvia M Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(101613169) 
9:00 a.m.
Annihilation of elements of local cohomology modules.
Anurag K. Singh*, University of Utah
(101613227) 
9:30 a.m.
BuchsbaumRim multiplicity and HilbertSamuel multiplicities.
CY. Jean Chan*, University of Arkansas
JungChen Liu, National Taiwan Normal University
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University
(101613271) 
10:00 a.m.
Matroids arising from certain closure operations on ideals.
Neil Epstein*, University of Michigan
(101613311) 
10:30 a.m.
Resolution of singularities in characteristic zero.
Jaroslaw Wlodarczyk*, Purdue University
(101613220) 
11:00 a.m.
Adjoint ideals.
L M. H. Ein*, Universityh of Illinois at Chicago
(101614153)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Developments and Applications in Differential Geometry, III
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

8:00 a.m.
Characteristic Classes of Bad Orbifold Vector Bundles.
Christopher W Seaton*, Rhodes College
(101653157) 
8:30 a.m.
Floer homology for Almost Hamiltonian Isotopies.
Christopher L. Saunders*, Westminster College
(10165317) 
9:00 a.m.
Qcurvature functions for Ricci flat manifolds.
Yuxin Ge, Storrs, CT
Xingwang Xu*, Storrs, CT
(101658217) 
9:30 a.m.
Break 
10:00 a.m.
Associative submanifolds of a G2 Manifold.
Selman Akbulut*, Michigan State University
Sema Salur, Northwestern University
(101653264) 
10:30 a.m.
Calibrated Geometries.
Sema Salur*, Northwestern University
(101653244) 
11:00 a.m.
Characterizing Diffeomorphisms by the Topology of the Pullback of Hyperplane Foliations.
Eduardo Cabral Balreira*, University of Notre Dame
(101658100)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, III
Room 126, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, State University of New York at New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

8:00 a.m.
A qanalogue of Wigner's 9j symbols.
Mizan Rahman*, Carleton University
(101633330) 
8:30 a.m.
Umemora polynomials associated to Painleve III .
Tewodros Amdeberhan*, Princeton Univ./Tulane Univ.
Doron Zeilberger, Rutgers University
(10163420) 
9:00 a.m.
Fractional group operators and the classical special functions.
Loyal Durand*, Physics Department, University of WisconsinMadison
(101633105) 
9:30 a.m.
Dilogarithms and fourbody atomic Coulomb interaction integrals for fully correlated exponential wavefunctions.
Frank E Harris*, Quantum Theory Project, University of Florida
(101633181) 
10:00 a.m.
Differentiation evens out zero spacing.
David W. Farmer*, American Institute of Mathematics
(10163072) 
10:30 a.m.
Using integrals of squares of realvalued functions to prove that certain entire functions have only real zeros.
George Gasper*, Northwestern University,
(101633239) 
11:00 a.m.
Matrix valued orthogonal polynomials and differential equations.
Mirta Castro, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
F. Alberto Grunbaum*, math dept UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720
(101633118)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Model Theory and Computability, III
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

8:00 a.m.
Ranked sets and weak truthtable reducibility.
John Chisholm, Western Illinois University
Jennifer Chubb, George Washington University
Valentina Harizanov, George Washington University
Denis Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago
Carl G. Jockusch, Jr.*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Timothy McNicholl, Lamar University
Sarah Pingrey, George Washington University
(101603156) 
8:30 a.m.
Strong degree spectra of relations.
John Chisholm, Western Illinois University
Jennifer Chubb, George Washington University
Valentina S. Harizanov*, George Washington University
Denis Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago
Carl G. Jockusch, Jr., University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Timothy McNicholl, Lamar University
Sarah Pingrey, George Washington University
(101603184) 
9:00 a.m.
More than counting quantifiers.
Michael C Laskowski*, University of Maryland
(101603225) 
9:30 a.m.
Filters on computable posets.
Steffen Lempp, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Carl Mummert*, Appalachian State University
(101603146) 
10:00 a.m.
Categoricity spectrum for uncountable continuous theories.
Alex Usvyatsov*, UCLA
(101603270) 
10:30 a.m.
Countable dense subsets in secondorder arithmetic.
Bjørn KjosHanssen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(101603122) 
11:00 a.m.
Computable linearizations of wellpartialorderings.
Antonio Montalban*, University of Chicago
(10160332)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
First Floor, McKenna Hall 
Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, III
Room 207, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Francois Ledrappier, University of Notre Dame fledrapp@nd.edu
Amie Wilkinson, Northwestern University amw73024@northwestern.edu

8:30 a.m.
Convergence rates of the transfer operators for sigma finite measures.
Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California
Huyi Hu*, Michigan State University
(101637228) 
9:00 a.m.
Groups acting by diffeomorphisms close to the identity.
Anne E McCarthy*, Northwestern University
(101637314) 
9:30 a.m.
A thermodynamic formalism for noncontinuous potentials.
Anna Mummert*, Penn State
(10163711) 
10:00 a.m.
Accessibility is generic for partially hyperbolic maps with 1dimensional center distribution.
Anna Talitskaya*, Northwestern University
Keith Burns, Northwestern University
Hertz Jana, Universidad de la Republica,Uruguay
Hertz Federico, Universidad de la Republica
Raul Ures, Universidad de la Republica
(101637290) 
10:30 a.m.
Topological Pressure via Saddle Points.
C. P. Wolf*, Wichita State University
K. Gelfert, MaxPlanck Institute Dresden
(10163715) 
11:00 a.m.
Compact Lorentz manifolds with local symmetry.
Karin H. Melnick*, University of Chicago
(10163740)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Biology, III
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.
Finitetime perturbations of dynamical systems and applications.
Paul Jianjun Tian*, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, the Ohio State University
(10163792) 
9:30 a.m.
A 3D Offlattice Radial Eden Cluster Growth Model.
Eric W Kuennen*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
C Y Wang, Michigan State University
(101682143)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Water Waves, II
Room 119, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
David Nicholls, University of Illinois at Chicago nicholls@math.uic.edu

8:30 a.m.
Dynamics of doublehumped solitary waves in the fifthorder KdV model.
Dmitry E Pelinovsky*, McMaster University, Canada
(10163545) 
9:00 a.m.
Existence and linear stability of solitary waves in coupled KdV equations.
J. Douglas Wright*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
Arnd Scheel, University of Minnesota
(10163536) 
9:30 a.m.
Nonlinear dispersive approximation to the water wave problem.
Yi Li*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(101635328) 
10:00 a.m.
Existence of twodimensional doubly periodic wave patterns.
Min Chen*, Purdue University
(101676132) 
10:30 a.m.
Model equations for nearly planar water waves.
Jerry L Bona*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101676259)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, III
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.
On subsonic detonation waves in inert porous medium.
Peter Gordon, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Chris Jones, SAMSI and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Anna Ghazaryan*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(101635280) 
9:00 a.m.
Multifilamented femtosecond pulses propagation in the atmosphere.
Stephanie Champeaux*, CEA/DAM Ile de France, France
Luc Berge, CEA/DAM Ile de France, France
Stefan Skupin, CEA/DAM Ile de France, France
Guillaume Mejean, Teramobile, LASIM, Univeraite C. Bernard Lyon 1, France
(10167888) 
9:30 a.m.
Double resonance in nonlinear nanostructured materials: negative refraction and solitary waves.
Ildar R Gabitov*, University of Arizona
Andrei I. Maimistov, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute
(101678215) 
10:00 a.m.
Break 
10:30 a.m.
Hydrodynamics with free surface in conformal coordinates.
Vladimir E Zakharov*, University of Arizona
Alexander I Dyachenko, Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics
(101676101)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Mathematical Research, I
Room 216, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Francis X. Connolly, University of Notre Dame Francis.X.Connolly.1@nd.edu
Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo, Valparaiso University zsuzsanna.szaniszlo@valpo.edu

8:30 a.m.
Using Sets of Winning Coalitions to Generate Feasible Banzhaf Power Distributions.
Audrey L De Guire*, University of Notre Dame
Allison B Cuttler, Haverford
Sara K Rowell, Xavier University
(101600111) 
9:00 a.m.
On the transience class of the Abelian Sandpile Model.
Igor Gorodezky*, University of Chicago
(101605172) 
9:30 a.m.
The Dynamics of Loafing, Thermoregulation, and Territory Abundance in a Seabird Colony.
Andrea L Moore*, Andrews University
(101692152) 
10:00 a.m.
Mysterious 19 and the Hausdorff Metric Geometry.
Chantel C Blackburn*, Andrews University/Grand Valley State University REU
(101651140) 
10:30 a.m.
Circle Packing and Penrose Tiling.
Matthew T. Stamps*, Grand Valley State University
(101652133) 
11:00 a.m.
Using lattice packings to create extended codebooks.
Daniel H. Sikora*, University of Michigan
Anna Gilbert, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
(101694116)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on PDEs and Geometric Analysis, III
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.
Liouvlle Type Theorem on some fully nonlinear degenerate differential equations.
Aobing Li*, University of WisconsinMadison
(101635164) 
9:05 a.m.
Soap films spanning rectangular prisms.
Robert Huff*, Indiana University
(101651204) 
9:40 a.m.
Discussion 
10:15 a.m.
Normal traces and GaussGreen formula for weakly differentiable vector fields.
Monica Torres*, Purdue University
(101635177) 
10:50 a.m.
The large time behavior of the zero dispersion limit of the higher order KdV.
FeiRan Tian*, The Ohio State University
(101635272)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables, III
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.
GroupInvariant Mappings from Spheres to Hyperquadrics.
John P D'Angelo*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(10163221) 
9:30 a.m.
CR Extension for Tubelike CR Manifolds of CR Dimension 1.
Jennifer Halfpap*, University of Montana
(101632114) 
10:00 a.m.
A Dolbeault isomorphism theorem in infinite dimensions.
Scott B. Simon*, Purdue University
(10163277) 
10:30 a.m.
Global regularity of the Bergman projection on forms.
AnneKatrin Herbig*, University of Michigan
Jeffery D McNeal, Ohio State University
(10163286) 
11:00 a.m.
Finite Jet Determination of local realanalytic CRdiffeomorphisms.
Robert Juhlin*, University of Notre Dame
(101632269)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures of Exactly Solvable Models, III
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.
Toeplitz operators and integrable systems.
Tatyana Foth*, University of Western Ontario, Canada
(101658131) 
9:00 a.m.
On Dirac submanifolds and Poisson involutions in the theory of integrable systems.
LuenChau Li*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(101658230) 
9:30 a.m.
Discrete Cubic String and Peakons.
Jacek Szmigielski*, University of Saskatchewan
(101658142) 
10:00 a.m.
Positive Grassmann cells and Nsoliton solutions of the KP equation.
Yuji Kodama*, Ohio State University
(101635243)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, PDE and Geometric Function Theory, III
Room 141, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
John L. Lewis, University of Kentucky
Steve C. Hofmann, University of Missouri hofmann@math.missouri.edu

9:00 a.m.
Uniqueness of viscosity solutions of Aronsson's equation.
Robert Jensen, Loyola University of Chicago
Changyou Wang*, University of Kentucky
Yifeng Yu, University of Texas at Austin
(101635171) 
9:30 a.m.
A square function estimate related to singularity of nondivergence harmonic measures.
Jorge RiveraNoriega*, Facultad de Ciencias. Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos
(101642249) 
10:00 a.m.
A Partial Solution of the Isoperimetric Problem for the Heisenberg Group.
Donatella Danielli*, Purdue University
Nicola Garofalo, Purdue University
DuyMinh Nhieu, Georgetown University
(101635318) 
10:30 a.m.
Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for the Solvability of the $L^p$ Dirichlet Problem on Lipschitz Domains.
Zhongwei Shen*, University of Kentucky
(10163530) 
11:00 a.m.
Overdetermined boundary value problems, uniform rectifiability and symmetry.
John L Lewis, University of Kentucky
Andrew L Vogel*, Syracuse University
(10163518)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Topology and Physics, III
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

9:00 a.m.
Canonical metric connections associated to string structures.
D. Corbett Redden*, University of Notre Dame
(101655112) 
10:00 a.m.
Physical free loopspaces.
Jack Morava*, Johns Hopkins University
Nitu Kitchloo, University of California at San Diego
(101657315)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, III
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

9:00 a.m.
Stable reflexive sheaves associated to the Paley graph.
Hirotachi Abo*, Colorado State University
(101614147) 
9:30 a.m.
On the dimension and degree of secant varieties of toric varieties.
David Cox, Amherst College
Jessica Sidman*, Mount Holyoke College
(10161484) 
10:00 a.m.
Fibrations of $\overline{M}_{0,n}$.
Diane Maclagan*, Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University
(101614247) 
10:30 a.m.
What's special about points in special position, from the point of view of matroids and Hilbert functions.
Anthony Geramita, Queens University, Kingston Ontario
Brian Harbourne*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Juan Migliore, University of Notre Dame
(101614199)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Numerical Solution of Polynomial Systems, III
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.
Approximate Local Rings and Local Solution of Nonlinear Systems.
Barry H Dayton*, Northeastern Illinois University
(10166512) 
9:30 a.m.
Application of Newton's method with Deflation.
Anton Leykin, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago
Ailing Zhao*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101665234) 
10:00 a.m.
Approximate Radical of Ideals with Clusters of Roots.
Itnuit JanovitzFreireich*, North Carolina State University
Lajos Ronyai, Computer and Automation Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences and Budapest University of Technology and Economics.
Agnes Szanto, North Carolina State University
(10161359)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 9:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Representation Theory, III
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.
KazhdanLusztig bases of maximal parabolic modules of affine Hecke algebras.
Bogdan Ion*, University of Pittsburgh
(101620233) 
10:30 a.m.
Some motivic calculations in SL(2).
J Gordon*, University of Toronto
C Cunningham, University of Calgary
(101620141)

9:30 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, III
Room 214, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Scott T. Parsell, Butler University sparsell@butler.edu
Jonathan P. Sorenson, Butler University sorenson@butler.edu

9:30 a.m.
Congruences for modular forms of weights 2 and 4.
Scott Ahlgren*, University of Illinois
(101611300) 
10:00 a.m.
Central critical values of modular $L$functions modulo $\ell$.
Scott Ahlgren, University of Illinois
Matthew Boylan*, University of South Carolina
(101611282) 
10:30 a.m.
Freeman Dyson's "Challenge for the Future": The mock theta functions.
Kathrin Bringmann*, university of Wisconsin
(101611286) 
11:00 a.m.
Small Rational Points on Elliptic Curves Over Number Fields.
Clayton Petsche*, University of Georgia
(101611121)

9:30 a.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 11:40 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Invited Address
Local Tb theorems and applications in PDE.
Room 101, DeBartolo Hall
Steve C. Hofmann*, University of Missouri  Columbia
(101642187) 
Sunday April 9, 2006, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Representation Zeta Functions.
Room 101, DeBartolo Hall
Michael J. Larsen*, Indiana University
Alexander Lubotzky, Hebrew University
(10161183) 
Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Biology, IV
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.
Effect of Compliance on TGI Efficiency: experimental and mathematical analyses.
Sanjukta Hota*, Department of Mathematics/Fisk University
(10163409) 
4:00 p.m.
Cancer as somatic evolution.
Natalia L Komarova*, University of California Irvine
(10169279)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, IV
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.
Ill posedness results for water wave models and rogue waves.
Jerry L Bona*, University of Illinois at Chicago
JeanClaude Saut, Universite de Paris  Sud
(10167665) 
4:00 p.m.
Numerical Solution of the Nonlinear Helmholtz Equation Using Nonorthogonal Expansions.
Gadi Fibich, Tel Aviv University
Semyon Tsynkov*, North Carolina State University
(101678119) 
4:30 p.m.
How much laser power can propagate through fusion plasma?
Pavel M. Lushnikov*, University of Notre Dame
Harvey A. Rose, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(10167861)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on New Developments in Optimization, III
Room 117, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Leonid Faybusovich, University of Notre Dame leonid.faybusovich.1@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Convex Optimization and Investment Systems.
Qiji Jim Zhu*, Western Michigan University
(10169022) 
3:30 p.m.
Analysis and control issues of complementarity systems.
Jinglai Shen*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(10169091) 
4:00 p.m.
Generalized differentiation of setvalued mappings and marginal functions with some applications.
Boris Mordukhovich, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University
Mau Nam Nguyen*, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University
(10164929) 
4:30 p.m.
Positive Semidefinite Approximations of Convex Bodies.
Ellen Veomett*, University of Michigan
(101652127) 
5:00 p.m.
An exact characterization of badly behaved semidefinite systems.
Gabor Pataki*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(10169081) 
5:30 p.m.
Sampled Fictitious Play algorithms for discrete optimization problems.
Marina A Epelman*, University of Michigan
Archis Ghate, University of Michigan
Robert L Smith, University of Michigan
(101690206) 
6:00 p.m.
A Stochastic Programming Approach to Inventory Centralization Games.
Xin Chen, University of Illinoise at UrbanaChampaign
Jiawei Zhang*, New York University
(101691261)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Methods and Heat Kernels in Harmonic Analysis and Quantization Theory, IV
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.
A real analytic infinite dimensional manifold for a problem in critical nonlinearity.
Leonard Gross*, Cornell University
(101646198) 
3:30 p.m.
Quantization and automorphic forms.
Tatyana Foth*, University of Western Ontario, Canada
(101632130) 
4:00 p.m.
Manifolds of compatible almostcomplex structures and geometric quantization.
Alejandro Uribe*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
(101658265) 
4:30 p.m.
On the Noncommutativity of Quantization and Symplectic Reduction.
Brian C Hall, University of Notre Dame
William D. Kirwin*, University of Notre Dame
(101653313)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Representation Theory, IV
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.
Mapping Class Groups and Characteristic Polynomials: An Application of Representation Theory.
Steven T Spallone*, Purdue University
Dan Margalit, University of Utah
(101622194) 
4:00 p.m.
On generic supercuspidal representations.
Julee Kim*, University of Illinois at Chicagao
(101622308)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, IV
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.
Comparison of local and global liaison questions.
Robin Hartshorne*, University of California, Berkeley
(101614162) 
3:30 p.m.
On Extension of Gabber's Work.
Sankar P Dutta*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10161352) 
4:00 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of multigraded regularity.
H. Tai Ha, Tulane University
Brent Strunk*, Purdue University
(101613277) 
4:30 p.m.
On the CohenMacaulayness of residual intersections and extended Rees rings.
Christine K Cumming*, Purdue University
(101613254)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, III
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.
Computing Prime Harmonic Sums.
Eric Bach*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Jonathan Sorenson, Butler University
(101611306) 
3:30 p.m.
Differential addition chains.
Daniel J. Bernstein*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101611253) 
4:00 p.m.
Distribution of Some Sequences of Points on Elliptic Curves.
Tanja Lange*, Technical University of Denmark
Igor E. Shparlinski, Department of Computing, Macquarie University, Australia
(101611279) 
4:30 p.m.
Mapping the Discrete Logarithm.
Daniel R Cloutier*, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Joshua R Holden, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(101611263)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Developments and Applications in Differential Geometry, IV
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.
Rigidity of the Identity.
Frederico Xavier*, University of Notre Dame
(101632274) 
3:30 p.m.
Some Geometric Aspects of Nonlinear PDE's.
Hongyou Wu*, Northern Illinois University
(10165396) 
4:00 p.m.
Special Hypersurfaces in $CP^2$ and $CH^2$.
Thomas A. Ivey*, College of Charleston
Patrick J. Ryan, McMaster University
(10165313)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, IV
Room 126, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, State University of New York at New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

3:00 p.m.
Arithmetic of the partition function.
Scott Ahlgren*, University of Illinois
(101611299) 
3:30 p.m.
Univalency of Hypergeometric Functions.
Roger W Barnard*, Texas Tech University
Samy Ponnusamy, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
(10163067) 
4:00 p.m.
Special functions and the Mellin transforms of Laguerre and Hermite functions.
Mark W Coffey*, Colorado School of Mines
(10163382) 
4:30 p.m.
Instability intervals of the Ince and Hill equations.
Hans W Volkmer*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(10163393) 
5:00 p.m.
A classs of probability distribution functions relevant to turbulence.
Bruce R. Fabijonas*, Department of Mathematics, Southern Methodist University
Mogens V. Melander, Department of Mathematics, Southern Methodist University
(101633148) 
5:30 p.m.
Critical behavior of Gaussian random matrices with external source.
Pavel Bleher*, IUPUI
(101633335)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables, IV
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.
Holomorphic motions in several complex variables.
Gregery T Buzzard*, Purdue University
(101637196) 
4:00 p.m.
Unfolding CR singularities of real $4$manifolds in ${\mathbb{C}}^5$.
Adam Coffman*, Indiana University  Purdue University Fort Wayne
(10163294) 
4:30 p.m.
Further Normalizations of Poincar\'{e}Dulac Normal Forms in ${\mathbf{C}}^{n+1}$.
Adrian Jenkins*, Purdue University
(10163239)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Model Theory and Computability, IV
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.
Integraldefinite rational functions in theories of valued fields.
Deirdre Haskell*, McMaster University
Yoav Yaffe, McMaster University
(101612188) 
3:30 p.m.
The Complexity of Ideals and Subspaces.
Rod Downey, Victoria University of Wellington
Steffen Lempp, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Joseph R Mileti*, University of Chicago
(101603231) 
4:00 p.m.
Definability theory in model complete ominimal structures with applications.
Alex J. Wilkie*, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford.
(10160357) 
4:30 p.m.
Model Theory and Enumeration Reducibility.
Thomas F Kent*, Brigham Young University
(101603296) 
5:00 p.m.
Hilbert's Tenth Problem for function fields over $p$adic fields.
Kirsten Eisentraeger*, University of Michigan
(101611134) 
5:30 p.m.
A Remark on Zilber's Pseudoexponentiation.
David Marker*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101603179)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures of Exactly Solvable Models, IV
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.
Fusion products and the Kirillov Reshetikhin conjecture.
Rinat Kedem*, University of Illinois
(101617203) 
3:30 p.m.
Rank One Operators, Rank Six Quadrics and the Hirota Bilinear Difference Equation.
Alex Kasman*, College of Charleston
(10161523) 
4:00 p.m.
The critical set of a product of powers of linear forms.
Daniel C Cohen, Louisiana State University
Graham C Denham*, University of Western Ontario
Michael Falk, Northern Arizona University
Alexander Varchenko, University of North Carolina
(101657260) 
4:30 p.m.
Quantum vertex algebras and symmetric polynomials.
Iana I Anguelova*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(101681256)

3:00 p.m.