AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Monday, October 30, 2006 00:36:37
2006 Fall Central Section Meeting
Cincinnati, OH, October 2122, 2006 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1020
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Recent Results on Operator Algebras

Saturday October 21, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Results on Operator Algebras, I
Room 816, Swift Hall
Organizers:
Herbert Halpern, University of Cincinnati halpern@math.uc.edu
Gary Weiss, University of Cincinnati gary.weiss@math.uc.edu
Costel Peligrad, University of Cincinnati costel.peligrad@uc.edu
Shuang Zhang, University of Cincinnati zhangs@math.uc.edu
Victor G. Kaftal, University of Cincinnati kaftal@math.uc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Operator Valued Frames.
Victor Kaftal, University of Cincinnati
David Larson*, Texas A&M University
Shuang Zhang, University of Cincinnati
(102047231) 
9:00 a.m.
Operator theory in Quantum information.
ManDuen Choi*, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
(102047224) 
9:30 a.m.
The Cuntz Semigroup.
N. P. Brown*, Penn State University
(102046190) 
10:00 a.m.
A Survey of the Quantum Permutation Groups.
Shuzhou Wang*, University of Georgia
(102046155) 
10:30 a.m.
Twisted spectral triples.
Henri Moscovici*, Department of mathematics, The Ohio State University
(102046137) 
11:00 a.m.
Quantum spheres and their modules.
Albert J. L. Sheu*, University of Kansas
(102046255)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 21, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Results on Operator Algebras, II
Room 816, Swift Hall
Organizers:
Herbert Halpern, University of Cincinnati halpern@math.uc.edu
Gary Weiss, University of Cincinnati gary.weiss@math.uc.edu
Costel Peligrad, University of Cincinnati costel.peligrad@uc.edu
Shuang Zhang, University of Cincinnati zhangs@math.uc.edu
Victor G. Kaftal, University of Cincinnati kaftal@math.uc.edu

3:00 p.m.
The KadisonSinger Problem in Mathematics and Engineering.
Peter G. Casazza*, University of Missouri
(10204724) 
3:30 p.m.
Symmetric functionals, traces and norms.
Nigel J Kalton*, University of Missouri
(102046115) 
4:00 p.m.
3Paving Small Matrices and the KadisonSinger Extension Problem.
Gary Weiss, University of Cincinnati
Vrej Zarikian*, United States Naval Academy
(102047159) 
4:30 p.m.
Gradients for free groups.
Marius Junge*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign (UIUC)
(102046123) 
5:00 p.m.
Spectral pictures of $2$variable weighted shifts.
Ra\'ul E Curto*, The University of Iowa
(10204744)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 22, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Results on Operator Algebras, III
Room 816, Swift Hall
Organizers:
Herbert Halpern, University of Cincinnati halpern@math.uc.edu
Gary Weiss, University of Cincinnati gary.weiss@math.uc.edu
Costel Peligrad, University of Cincinnati costel.peligrad@uc.edu
Shuang Zhang, University of Cincinnati zhangs@math.uc.edu
Victor G. Kaftal, University of Cincinnati kaftal@math.uc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Continued fractions and AF algebras.
Florin P Boca*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(10204626) 
8:30 a.m.
Limits and $C^*$Algebras of Low Rank or Dimension.
Lawrence G. Brown*, Purdue University
Gert K. Pedersen,
(10204652) 
9:00 a.m.
Some examples of actions of $\mathbb{Z}_2$ on C*algebras generated by unitaries.
ManDuen Choi, University of Toronto
Frederic Latremoliere*, University of Cincinnati
(102046183) 
9:30 a.m.
The homotopy type of the automorphism group of Kirchberg algebras.
Marius Dadarlat*, Purdue University
(10204625) 
10:00 a.m.
Algebras generated by isometries.
Hari Bercovici*, Indiana University
(102047147) 
10:30 a.m.
Local Structure of Nuclear C*algebras.
ZhongJin Ruan*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(102046158)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 22, 2006, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Results on Operator Algebras, IV
Room 816, Swift Hall
Organizers:
Herbert Halpern, University of Cincinnati halpern@math.uc.edu
Gary Weiss, University of Cincinnati gary.weiss@math.uc.edu
Costel Peligrad, University of Cincinnati costel.peligrad@uc.edu
Shuang Zhang, University of Cincinnati zhangs@math.uc.edu
Victor G. Kaftal, University of Cincinnati kaftal@math.uc.edu

2:00 p.m.
About some C*algebras arising from reduced group C*algebras.
Bogdan C Visinecu*, University of Cincinnati
(102047267) 
2:30 p.m.
Subspaces of spherical functions of the crossed product.
Raluca Dumitru*, University of Cincinnati
(102047254) 
3:00 p.m.
On perturbation of operators in semifinite von Neumann algebras.
Anna Skripka*, University of MissouriColumbia
(102047179) 
3:30 p.m.
Examples of prime von Neumann algebras.
Mingchu Gao*, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Marius Junge, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(102046156)

2:00 p.m.