AMS Sectional Meeting Full Program
Current as of Monday, October 16, 2006 00:25:09
2006 Fall Western Section Meeting
Salt Lake City, UT, October 78, 2006 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1019
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday October 7, 2006

Saturday October 7, 2006, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Faculty Lounge, John Widtsoe Building 
Saturday October 7, 2006, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Faculty Lounge, John Widtsoe Building 
Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonconvex Variational Problems: Recent Advances and Applications, I
Room 103, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Marian Bocea, North Dakota State University and University of Utah bocea@math.utah.edu
Andrej Cherkaev, University of Utah cherk@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
Steady Poiseuille flow of nematic liquid crystals: effective equations and momentum relations for Young measures.
ALexander Panchenko*, Department of Mathematics, Washington State University
(101935154) 
8:30 a.m.
Homogenization and field concentrations in heterogeneous media.
Robert Lipton*, Louisiana State University
(101935145) 
9:00 a.m.
Minmax variational problem of optimal design.
Elena Cherkaev*, University of Utah
(101935208) 
9:30 a.m.
Optimal design of an optical resonator.
ChiuYen Kao, Department of Mathematics, Ohio State University
Fadil Santosa*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
(10193550) 
10:00 a.m.
Variational principles in $L^{\infty}$ under general PDE constraints.
Marian Bocea*, North Dakota State University
(101949144) 
10:30 a.m.
Quadratic cost functionals in the gradient and linear state laws.
Pablo Pedregal*, Departamento de Matem\'aticas, Universidad de CastillaLa Mancha, 13071 Ciudad Real (SPAIN)
(10194931)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Multivariable Operator Theory, I
Room 219, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
William B. Arveson, University of California Berkeley arveson@math.berkeley.edu
Scott A. McCullough, University of Florida sam@math.ufl.edu
Geoffrey L. Price, U.S. Naval Academy glp@usna.edu

8:00 a.m.
TwoIsometric dtuples of commuting operators.
Stefan Richter*, University of Tennessee
(101947169) 
8:30 a.m.
A canonical isomorphism from a Hilbert module to its sheaf model.
Xiang Fang*, Kansas State University
(10194791) 
9:00 a.m.
A constructive proof of the corona theorem for $H^{\infty}(D)$.
Tavan T Trent*, University of Alabama
(101947119) 
9:30 a.m.
Free holomorphic functions on the unit ball of $B(H)^n$.
Gelu Popescu*, University of Texas at San Antonio
(10194786) 
10:00 a.m.
On Certain Quotient Modules of the Bergman Module.
Jingbo Xia*, State University of New York at Buffalo
(10194734) 
10:30 a.m.
Noncommutative Inequalities.
J William Helton*, Math Dept UC San Diego
(101947157)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, I
Room 140, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Jasbir Singh Chahal, Brigham Young University jasbir@math.byu.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuijsen, Utah Valley State College vanframa@uvsc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Sums of two relatively prime cubes.
Roger C Baker*, Brigham Young University
(10191109) 
8:30 a.m.
prank stratification of ArtinSchreier curves.
Hui June Zhu*, State University of New York at Buffalo
(10191428) 
9:00 a.m.
Explicit elliptic K3 surfaces.
Jaap Top*, IWI, University of Groningen
(10191132) 
9:30 a.m.
Elementary geometry applied to analytic number theory.
Peter D.T.A. Elliott*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(10191141) 
10:00 a.m.
Dyson's challenge for the future: The mock theta functions.
Ken Ono*, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Kathrin Bringmann, University of Wisconsin at Madison
(10191145) 
10:30 a.m.
The AtkinSerre Conjecture.
Jeremy A Rouse*, University of WisconsinMadison
(10191146)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis: Trends and Perspectives, I
Room 130, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Alex Iosevich, University of Missouri iosevich@math.missouri.edu
Michael T. Lacey, Georgia Institute of Technology lacey@math.gatech.edu

8:00 a.m.
New results on Irregularity of Distribution and Discprepancy in Three Dimensions.
Michael T Lacey*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dmitry Bilyk, Georgia Institute of Technology
(10194244) 
8:30 a.m.
On an Argument of Shkredov on TwoDimensional Corners in a FiniteField Setting.
Michael T Lacey, Georgia Institute of Technology
William C McClain*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(10190092) 
9:00 a.m.
Kloosterman sums, distance sets and sumproduct theorems in combinatorics.
Alex Iosevich*, University of MissouriColumbia
Doowon Koh, University of Missouri
Jozsef Solymosi, Uinversity of British Columbia
(101905201) 
9:30 a.m.
On a theorem of S\'ark\"ozy.
Neil Lyall*, University of Georgia
\'Akos Magyar, University of Georgia
(101942195) 
10:00 a.m.
Pointwise polynomial type ergodic theorems for nilpotent group actions.
A Magyar*, University of Georgia
(101942185) 
10:30 a.m.
Breaking the duality in the "Return times" theorem.
Ciprian Demeter*, University of California, Los Angeles
(101942180)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Differential Equations: Methods and Applications, I
Room 101, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
David G. Costa, University of Nevada costa@unlv.nevada.edu
ZhiQiang Wang, Utah State University zhiqiang.wang@usu.edu

8:00 a.m.
A semilinear wave equations without resonance.
Alfonso Castro*, Harvey Mudd College
(101935152) 
9:00 a.m.
Semilinear Equations with Logistic Type Nonlinearities and Constant Yield Harvesting in $\mathbb{R}^N$.
Hossein T. Tehrani*, UNLV
David G. Costa, UNLV
(10193573) 
9:30 a.m.
Multiple Positive Solutions for Singular Boundary Value Problems.
Maya Chhetri, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Stephen Robinson*, Wake Forest University
(10193465) 
10:00 a.m.
On a class of anisotropic nonlinear elliptic equations.
Francois A van Heerden*, University of Utah
Z.Q. Wang, Utah State University
(10193579) 
10:30 a.m.
A variational problem in climate dynamics.
Chjan Lim, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Junping Shi*, College of William and Mary
(101935129)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 310, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Paul Roberts, University of Utah roberts@math.utah.edu
Anurag K. Singh, University of Utah singh@math.utah.edu
Oana Veliche, University of Utah oveliche@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
Intersection Multiplicity, Local and Global.
Sankar P Dutta*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10191353) 
8:30 a.m.
Geometric exotic modules.
W Frank Moore, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Greg Piepmeyer*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(101918121) 
9:00 a.m.
An overview of Euler class theory.
S M Bhatwadekar, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Mrinal K Das, University of Kansas
Satya Mandal*, University of Kansas
(10191352) 
9:30 a.m.
The commutativity of intersection with divisors.
Sandra M Spiroff*, Seattle University
Paul C Roberts, University of Utah
(101913179) 
10:00 a.m.
On the number of Rees valuations.
Irena Swanson*, Reed College
(10191339) 
10:30 a.m.
On the highest Lyubeznik number of a local ring.
Wenliang Zhang*, Department of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
(10191358)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics Motivated by Physics, I
Room 121, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Aaron J. Bertram, University of Utah bertram@math.utah.edu
YuanPin Lee, University of Utah yplee@math.utah.edu
Eric R. Sharpe, University of Utah ersharpe@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
The PfaffianGrassmannian derived equivalence.
Andrei H Caldararu*, University of WisconsinMadison
Lev Borisov, University of WisconsinMadison
(10191495) 
9:00 a.m.
Sheaves and Metrics on Canonical Singularities.
David R Morrison*, Duke University
(101914150) 
10:00 a.m.
Birational Geometry and Homological Mirror Symmetry.
Ludmil Katzarkov*, University of California, Irvine
(10191478)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Theory and Applications of Infinite Dimensional Dynamical Systems, I
Room 222, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Peter W. Bates, Michigan State University bates@math.msu.edu
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University klu@math.byu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Invariant Manifolds of Spikes.
Peter W Bates*, Michigan State University
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University
Chongchun Zeng, Georgia Tech
(10193587) 
9:00 a.m.
A possible approach to the dynamic of forwardbackward parabolic equations.
Giorgio Fusco*, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, ITALY
(10193566) 
10:00 a.m.
Attractors for the Singularly Perturbed FitzHughNagumo System.
Bixiang Wang*, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
(10193580)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Floer Methods in Lowdimensional Topology, I
Room 225, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Alexander Felshtyn, Boise State University felshtyn@math.boisestate.edu
Uwe Kaiser, Boise State University kaiser@math.boisestate.edu

8:00 a.m.
On the Fukaya Categories of Surfaces.
Mohammed Abouzaid*, University of Chicago
(101957135) 
8:30 a.m.
Spectral invariants in Lagrangian intersections Floer theory.
Remi Leclercq*, University of Montreal
(101955163) 
9:00 a.m.
Floer homology and knot concordance order.
Stanislav Jabuka*, University of Nevada Reno
Swatee Naik, University of Nevada Reno
(10195782) 
10:00 a.m.
Lowdimensional symplectic field theory and holomorphic foliations.
Chris Wendl*, MIT
(101953160) 
10:30 a.m.
On the classification of Floertype theories.
N. Shirokova*, Stanford University
(101957139)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology and Geometry, I
Room 215, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Mladen Bestvina, University of Utah bestvina@math.utah.edu
Kenneth W. Bromberg, University of Utah bromberg@math.utah.edu

8:30 a.m.
Punctured surface mapping class groups.
Richard P. Kent, Brown U.
Christopher J. Leininger*, U. of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Saul Schleimer, Rutgers U., New Brunswick
(101951107) 
9:30 a.m.
Infinite Presentations of the Torelli Group.
Andrew Putman*, University of Chicago
(101955177) 
10:00 a.m.
Dimension of Torelli groups.
Mladen Bestvina, University of Utah
KaiUwe Bux, University of Virginia
Dan Margalit*, University of Utah
(101920131) 
10:30 a.m.
Random walks on the mapping class group.
Joseph Maher*, Oklahoma State
(10195708)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Random Motion in Random Media, I
Room B1, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Firas RassoulAgha, University of Utah firas@math.utah.edu
Tom Schmitz, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich schmitz@math.ethz.ch

9:00 a.m.
Random walks in reversible random environments: some solutions and open problems.
Marek Biskup*, Department of Mathematics at UCLA
(101960151) 
10:00 a.m.
Transient random walks on a strip in a random environment.
Alexander Roitershtein*, University of British Columbia
(101960193)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Interface of Stochastic Partial Differential Equations and Gaussian Analysis, I
Room 102, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Davar Khoshnevisan, University of Utah davar@math.utah.edu
Eulalia Nualart, University of Paris XIII nualart@math.univparis13.fr

9:00 a.m.
Stochastic Heat Equation Driven by Fractional Noise.
David Nualart*, The University of Kansas
(101960126) 
10:00 a.m.
Malliavin derivatives, supremum analysis, and Lyapunov exponents for stochastic PDEs.
Frederi G Viens*, Department of Statistics, Purdue University
(101960113)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometry, Kaehler Groups, and Related Topics, I
Room 110, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Terrence Napier, Lehigh University tjn2@lehigh.edu
Mohan Ramachandran, State University of New York at Buffalo ramacm@math.buffalo.edu
Domingo Toledo, University of Utah toledo@math.utah.edu

9:00 a.m.
Projective geometry and topology.
Daryl Cooper*, UCSB
Darren Long, UCSB
Morwen Thistlethwaite, Univesity of Tennessee at Knoxville
(10195135) 
10:00 a.m.
The Moduli Space of Cubic Threefolds as a Ball Quotient.
Daniel Allcock, University of Texas (Austin)
James A Carlson*, Clay Mathematics Institute
Domingo Toledo, University of Utah
(101914130)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Schur processes.
Room 335, John Widtsoe Building
Alexei Borodin*, California Institute of Technology
(101960159) 
Saturday October 7, 2006, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Harmonic analysis and incidence geometry: a survey.
Room 335, John Widtsoe Building
Izabella Laba*, University of British Columbia
(101942191) 
Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonconvex Variational Problems: Recent Advances and Applications, II
Room 103, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Marian Bocea, North Dakota State University and University of Utah bocea@math.utah.edu
Andrej Cherkaev, University of Utah cherk@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
Comparison of the asymptotic analyses of a nonplanar rod in linear elasticity and nonlinear elasticity.
Pierre Seppecher*, Insitut de Mathematiques de l'Universite du SudToulonVar
(101949166) 
3:30 p.m.
On the Contactangle Condition for StranskiKrastanow Islands.
Giovanni Leoni*, Carnegie Mellon University
(10194951) 
4:00 p.m.
Thresholdbased quasistatic evolution of brittle damage.
A Garroni, University of Rome
C J Larsen*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(101949200) 
4:30 p.m.
Quasiconvexitybased sufficient conditions for strong local minima: the smooth case.
Yury Grabovsky*, Temple University
Tadele Mengesha, Temple University
(10194921) 
5:00 p.m.
New bounds for multiphase conducting composites.
Andrej Cherkaev*, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah
(101949204) 
5:30 p.m.
The dipole problem for $S^1$valued maps with $H^{1/2}$regularity.
Vincent Millot*, Carnegie Mellon University
Adriano Pisante, University of Rome "La Sapienza"
(101949112)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Session on Random Motion in Random Media, II
Room B1, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Firas RassoulAgha, University of Utah firas@math.utah.edu
Tom Schmitz, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich schmitz@math.ethz.ch

3:00 p.m.
Diffusions in random environment and ballistic behaviour.
Tom Schmitz*, University of California, Los Angeles
(101960102) 
4:00 p.m.
Variance bounds for the current in the asymmetric simple exclusion process.
M\'arton Bal\'azs, University of WisconsinMadison
Timo Sepp\"al\"ainen*, University of WisconsinMadison
(101960117) 
5:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Dynamical Systems, I
Room 219, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
William B. Arveson, University of California Berkeley arveson@math.berkeley.edu
Scott A. McCullough, University of Florida sam@math.ufl.edu
Geoffrey L. Price, U.S. Naval Academy glp@usna.edu

3:00 p.m.
Semicrossed products and their C*envelopes.
Justin R. Peters*, Iowa State University
(10194723) 
3:30 p.m.
Combinatorics of free Wick products.
Michael Anshelevich*, Texas A&M University
(101946182) 
4:00 p.m.
A dynamical restriction on $C^*$algebras of graphs.
Jack Spielberg*, Arizona State University, Dept. of Maths & Stats
(101946115) 
4:30 p.m.
Graded Groups in Ktheory.
Michael V. Pimsner*, University of Pennsylvania
(101946132) 
5:00 p.m.
The asymptotic lift of a completely positive map.
William Arveson*, UC Berkeley
(10194647) 
5:30 p.m.
Multiplicative properties of positive maps of operator algebras.
Erling Stormer*, Dept. of Math., University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
(101946194)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, II
Room 140, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Jasbir Singh Chahal, Brigham Young University jasbir@math.byu.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuijsen, Utah Valley State College vanframa@uvsc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Powers of rationals in short intervals.
Cameron L. Stewart*, University of Waterloo
(101911108) 
3:30 p.m.
Sharp bounds for the number of solutions to classes of systems of simultaneous Pell equations.
P.G. Walsh*, University of Ottawa
(10191163) 
4:00 p.m.
A problem on zeros of Lseries of elliptic curves.
XianJin Li*, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
(10191170) 
4:30 p.m.
The $\omega(q)$ mock theta function and vectorvalued MaassPoincar\'e series.
Sharon Anne Garthwaite*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(10191197) 
5:00 p.m.
An equivalence for the Riemann hypothesis in terms of coefficients of orthogonal projections.
Andreas Weingartner*, Southern Utah University
(101911105) 
5:30 p.m.
On a family of quintic Thue equations.
Claude Levesque*, U. Laval
(101911116)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis: Trends and Perspectives, II
Room 130, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Alex Iosevich, University of Missouri iosevich@math.missouri.edu
Michael T. Lacey, Georgia Institute of Technology lacey@math.gatech.edu

3:00 p.m.
Affine fractals and their harmonic analysis.
Palle E. T. Jorgensen*, The University of Iowa
(10194219) 
3:30 p.m.
Geometric properties of intersection bodies.
Maria Angeles Alfonseca*, North Dakota State University
Dmitry Ryabogin, Kansas State University
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University
(101952141) 
4:00 p.m.
Sharp constants in the integral JohnNirenberg inequality and the corresponding weakform estimates.
Leonid Slavin*, University of Connecticut
Vasily Vasyunin, St. Petersburg Department of Steklov Mathematical Institute
(101942199) 
4:30 p.m.
Strichartz estimates for Schr\"odinger operators with large magnetic potentials in $\mathbb{R}^3$.
M. B. Erdogan*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(10193596) 
5:00 p.m.
The optimal bound for Riesz transforms in weighted spaces.
Stefanie Petermichl*, University of Texas at Austin
(10194272) 
5:30 p.m.
Multilinear oscillatory integrals.
Xiaochun Li*, UIUC
(10194264)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Differential Equations: Methods and Applications, II
Room 101, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
David G. Costa, University of Nevada costa@unlv.nevada.edu
ZhiQiang Wang, Utah State University zhiqiang.wang@usu.edu

3:00 p.m.
A Local Theory for Finding Multiple Solutions.
Jianxin Zhou*, Texas A&M University
(10193599) 
3:30 p.m.
Some threebody problems in atomic and molecular quantum mechanics.
Zhonghai Ding*, University of Nevada Las Vegas
(101935101) 
4:00 p.m.
Symmetry and Automated Branch Following for Nonlinear Elliptic PDE and PdE on Graphs.
John M Neuberger*, Northern Arizona University
Nandor Sieben, Northern Arizona University
James W Swift, Northern Arizona University
(101935172) 
4:30 p.m.
On BrunnMinkowskitype Inequalities Related to Partial Differential Equations.
David Hartenstine*, Western Washington University
(101935147) 
5:00 p.m.
Nontrivial Critical Groups in pLaplacian Problems via the Cohomological Index.
Kanishka S. Perera*, Florida Institute of Technology
(101935155) 
5:30 p.m.
A stable method for finding multiple solutions to noncooperative elliptic systems.
Xianjin Chen*, Texas A&M University, College Station
Jianxin Zhou, Texas A&M University, College Station
(10193515)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 310, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Paul Roberts, University of Utah roberts@math.utah.edu
Anurag K. Singh, University of Utah singh@math.utah.edu
Oana Veliche, University of Utah oveliche@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
Detecting completeness from extvanishing.
Sean M SatherWagstaff*, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Anders Frankild, University of Copenhagen
(10191342) 
3:30 p.m.
Acyclicity of complexes detects Gorensteinness of rings.
Lars Winther Christensen*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Oana Veliche, University of Utah
(101913128) 
4:00 p.m.
On the triviality of selfextensions.
David A Jorgensen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Arlington
(101913153) 
4:30 p.m.
Generic modules over small algebras.
Luchezar Avramov, University of NebraskaLincoln
Srikanth Iyengar, University of NebraskaLincoln
Liana Sega*, University of MissouriKansas City
(101913198) 
5:00 p.m.
Loewy length of modules of finite projective dimension.
Luchezar L. Avramov, University of Nebraska
RagnarOlaf Buchweitz, University of Toronto
Srikanth B. Iyengar*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Claudia Miller, Syracuse University
(10191388) 
5:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology and Geometry, II
Room 215, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Mladen Bestvina, University of Utah bestvina@math.utah.edu
Kenneth W. Bromberg, University of Utah bromberg@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
Automorphisms of the genus 2 Heegaard splitting of $S^3$.
Ian Agol*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10195774) 
4:00 p.m.
Spaces with nonpositive immersions.
Robert W Bell*, Michigan State University
(101920176) 
4:30 p.m.
Quasiisometric classification of graph manifolds.
Jason A. Behrstock*, University of Utah
Walter D. Neumann, Barnard College, Columbia University
(101920109) 
5:00 p.m.
The Ricci flow for nilmanifolds.
Tracy L Payne*, Idaho State University
(101922184)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics Motivated by Physics, II
Room 121, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Aaron J. Bertram, University of Utah bertram@math.utah.edu
YuanPin Lee, University of Utah yplee@math.utah.edu
Eric R. Sharpe, University of Utah ersharpe@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
Integrable Hierarchies and Mirror Symmetry for Quasihomogeneous Singularities.
Huijun Fan, Peking University
Tyler Jarvis*, Univ. Connecticut
Yongbin Ruan, University of Michigan
(101914134) 
4:00 p.m.
Computation of (0,2) correlation functions.
Josh Guffin, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Sheldon Katz*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(101981219) 
5:00 p.m.
Geometric Langlands duality, gauge theory, and mirror symmetry.
Anton Kapustin*, California Institute of Technology
(10198159)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Theory and Applications of Infinite Dimensional Dynamical Systems, II
Room 222, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Peter W. Bates, Michigan State University bates@math.msu.edu
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University klu@math.byu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Approximations of the Generalized EulerPoissonDarboux Equation.
ChengHsiung Hsu*, Department of Mathematics, National Central University, Taiwan
(101935127) 
4:00 p.m.
Evans Function Computation for Large Systems.
Jeffrey Humpherys*, Brigham Young University
Kevin Zumbrun, Indiana University
(10193556) 
5:00 p.m.
Energy estimates of free boundary problems of the Euler equation.
Jalal Shatah, New York University
Chongchun Zeng*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(101935100)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Interface of Stochastic Partial Differential Equations and Gaussian Analysis, II
Room 102, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Davar Khoshnevisan, University of Utah davar@math.utah.edu
Eulalia Nualart, University of Paris XIII nualart@math.univparis13.fr

3:00 p.m.
Some rigorous results on a stochastic GOY model.
Hakima Bessaih*, University of Wyoming Department of Mathematics
Michele Barsanti, University of Pisa
David Barbato, University of Pisa
Franco Flandoli, University of Pisa
(101960178) 
4:00 p.m.
Hitting probabilities for systems of nonlinear stochastic heat equations.
Eulalia Nualart*, University of Utah & Universite Paris 13
(101960110)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Floer Methods in Lowdimensional Topology, II
Room 225, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Alexander Felshtyn, Boise State University felshtyn@math.boisestate.edu
Uwe Kaiser, Boise State University kaiser@math.boisestate.edu

3:00 p.m.
On symplectic analog of LusternikSchnirelmann theory.
Yuli B Rudyak*, University of Florida
(10195357) 
3:30 p.m.
Exploded Torus Fibrations.
Brett D Parker*, MIT
(10195825) 
4:00 p.m.
The Floer homotopy type of the cotangent bundle and string topology.
Ralph L Cohen*, Stanford University
(101957123) 
5:00 p.m.
Moduli space transversality for knot complements.
Christopher M. Herald*, University of Nevada, Reno
(101957218) 
5:30 p.m.
The SU(3) Casson invariant and spliced sums.
Hans U. Boden*, McMaster University
(101957203)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometry, Kaehler Groups, and Related Topics, II
Room 110, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Terrence Napier, Lehigh University tjn2@lehigh.edu
Mohan Ramachandran, State University of New York at Buffalo ramacm@math.buffalo.edu
Domingo Toledo, University of Utah toledo@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
On the geometry of the moduli space of real binary octics.
Kenneth Chungkan Chu*, University of Texas at Austin
(101953103) 
4:00 p.m.
Hyperbolicity and the geometry of submanifolds of $\Bbb P^n$ via symmetric differentials.
Bruno N De Oliveira*, Department of Mathematics, University of Miami
(101932217)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 323, LeRoy Cowles Building

3:00 p.m.
The Action of Operator Semigroups on the Topological Dual of the BeurlingBjork Space.
Michael S Eydenberg*, New Mexico State University
Josefina Alvarez, New Mexico State University
Hamed Obiedat, Alhashemite University
(10194618) 
3:15 p.m.
A HahnBanach Theorem Converse.
Fred E.J. Linton*, Math. Dept., Wesleyan Univ., Middletown, CT 06459 USA
(10194654) 
3:30 p.m.
An Efficient Adaptive Algorithm for the Solution of Fredholm Integral Equations of the First Type.
Kourosh Modarresi*, Stanford University(Scientific Computing and Computational MathematicsSCCM)
Gene H. Golub, Stanford University(Professor:Scientific Computing and Computational MathematicsSCCM)
(101915120) 
3:45 p.m.
Length in Thompson's Group F.
Matthew E Horak*, University of Wisconsin  Stout
Melanie Stein, Trinity College
(10192094) 
4:00 p.m.
Proven cases of a generalization of Serre's conjecture.
Jonathan Blackhurst*, Brigham Young Univeristy
(101911171) 
4:15 p.m.
The Distribution of Prime Numbers and Its Application to a Proof.
HyeokJe Jeong*, Hynix Semiconductor
(10191106)

3:00 p.m.
Sunday October 8, 2006

Sunday October 8, 2006, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Faculty Lounge, John Widtsoe Building 
Sunday October 8, 2006, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Faculty Lounge, John Widtsoe Building 
Sunday October 8, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Nonconvex Variational Problems: Recent Advances and Applications, III
Room 103, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Marian Bocea, North Dakota State University and University of Utah bocea@math.utah.edu
Andrej Cherkaev, University of Utah cherk@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
The homogenization of energies arising in the van der WaalsCahnHilliard theory of phase transitions.
Cristina Popovici*, North Dakota State University
(101949143) 
8:30 a.m.
Proof of the conjectures of PolyaSzego and Eshelby.
Graeme W. Milton*, University of Utah
Hyeonbae Kang, Seoul National University
(101935181) 
9:00 a.m.
Optimal Multiphase Composites: Navigating the Translation Bound.
Nathan Albin*, Universitat DuisburgEssen
(101949158) 
9:30 a.m.
The unfolding method for perforated domains.
Doina Cioranescu, University Paris 6
Georges Griso, University Paris 6
Alain Damlamian, University Paris 12
Daniel Onofrei*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(101935170) 
10:00 a.m.
Distortion Minimal Morphing of Compact Embedded Manifolds.
Oksana Bihun*, Department of Mathematics, University of MissouriColumbia, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
Carmen Chicone, Department of Mathematics, University of MissouriColumbia, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
(10194910)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Multivariable Operator Theory, II
Room 219, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
William B. Arveson, University of California Berkeley arveson@math.berkeley.edu
Scott A. McCullough, University of Florida sam@math.ufl.edu
Geoffrey L. Price, U.S. Naval Academy glp@usna.edu

8:00 a.m.
Uses of multivariable operator theory in recursive algorithms.
Palle E. T. Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(10194711) 
8:30 a.m.
Functional Spectrum of Contractions.
Rongwei Yang*, SUNY at Albany
(10194790) 
9:00 a.m.
Transferfunction realization and de BrangesRovnyak functional models: multivariable settings.
Joseph A. Ball*, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech
Vladimir Bolotnikov, Department of Mathematics, College of William and Mary
Quanlei Fang, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Tech
(10194726) 
9:30 a.m.
Row contractions, composition operators, and generalized de BrangesRovnyak kernels.
Michael T Jury*, University of Florida
(10194784) 
10:00 a.m.
Lipschitz estimates for Berezin's operator calculus.
L. A. Coburn*, University at Buffalo, SUNY
(10193220) 
10:30 a.m.
Functional Representations of the Hardy Algebra and Some Applications.
Paul S. Muhly*, University of Iowa
Baruch Solel, Technion
(10194738)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, III
Room 140, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Jasbir Singh Chahal, Brigham Young University jasbir@math.byu.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuijsen, Utah Valley State College vanframa@uvsc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Ihara power series for function fields.
Dinesh S. Thakur*, University of Arizona
(101911122) 
8:30 a.m.
On Rubin's variant of the padic Birch and SwinnertonDyer conjecture.
A. Agboola*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(101911156) 
9:00 a.m.
Galois representations and arithmetic cohomology.
Darrin M Doud*, Brigham Young University
(101911164) 
9:30 a.m.
Open conditions for infinite multiplicity eigenvalues on elliptic curves.
BoHae Im*, ChungAng University/University of Utah
Michael Larsen, Indiana University
(101911190) 
10:00 a.m.
Linear operators on entire functions with zeros in a strip with application to the Riemann $\xi$function.
David A Cardon*, Brigham Young University
(101911202) 
10:30 a.m.
The CasselsTate Pairing for Jacobians of Fermat Curves.
William McCallum*, University of Arizona
(101911205)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Differential Equations: Methods and Applications, III
Room 101, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
David G. Costa, University of Nevada costa@unlv.nevada.edu
ZhiQiang Wang, Utah State University zhiqiang.wang@usu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Multiple positive solutions for classes of elliptic systems with combined nonlinear effects.
Jaffar Ali, Mississippi State University
Mythily Ramaswamy, Tata Institute For Fundamental Research, India
Ratnasingham Shivaji*, Mississippi State University
(10193512) 
9:00 a.m.
Continuity of solutions to an elliptic eigenvalue problem with respect to parameters.
Yongqing Li*, Department of Mathematics, Fujian Normal University, China
(10193540) 
9:30 a.m.
Traveling Waves and Shocks in a Viscoelastic Generalization of Burgers Equation.
Victor Camacho, Harvey Mudd College
Robert Guy, UC Davis
Jon Jacobsen*, Harvey Mudd College
(10193571) 
10:00 a.m.
On the local H\"{o}lder continuity of the inverse of the $p$Laplace operator.
An H. Le*, Utah State University
(10193549) 
10:30 a.m.
An AllenChan type problem with curvature modification.
Xiaofeng Ren*, Utah State University
Juncheng Wei, Chinese University of Hong Kong
(10193530)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Room 310, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Paul Roberts, University of Utah roberts@math.utah.edu
Anurag K. Singh, University of Utah singh@math.utah.edu
Oana Veliche, University of Utah oveliche@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
Approimate Liftings in Local Algebra.
Phillip A Griffith*, University of Illinois
(101913133) 
8:30 a.m.
Lower Bounds for HilbertKunz Multiplicities.
Ian M. Aberbach, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
Florian Enescu*, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia
(101913106) 
9:00 a.m.
On the Artin functions of rings with approximation property.
Trung Dinh*, University of Utah
(101913146) 
9:30 a.m.
Growth of the length of local cohomology.
C\u at\u alin Ciuperc\u a*, North Dakota State University
(101913174) 
10:00 a.m.
Galois cohomology and ring theory.
Kazuma Shimomoto*, University of Minnesota
(10191337) 
10:30 a.m.
Local cohomology and the constant term of a HilbertSamuel polynomial.
CY. Jean Chan*, University of Arkansas and Purdue University
Claudia Miller, Syracuse University
(101913207)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics Motivated by Physics, III
Room 121, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Aaron J. Bertram, University of Utah bertram@math.utah.edu
YuanPin Lee, University of Utah yplee@math.utah.edu
Eric R. Sharpe, University of Utah ersharpe@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
Algebraic Topology of CalabiYau Threefolds in Toric Varieties.
Charles F Doran*, University of Washington
John W Morgan, Columbia University
(10191483) 
9:00 a.m.
The "Jacobi genus": relation between the Witten genus and the twovariable elliptic genus.
Matthew Ando*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Nora Ganter, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Christopher P French, Grinnell College
(101955162) 
10:00 a.m.
The Physics of Knot Homologies.
Sergei G Gukov*, Caltech
(10195167)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Theory and Applications of Infinite Dimensional Dynamical Systems, III
Room 222, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Peter W. Bates, Michigan State University bates@math.msu.edu
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University klu@math.byu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Quasilinear parabolic problems with fully nonlinear boundary conditions.
Yuri Latushkin*, University of MissouriColumbia
(10193569) 
9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic behavior of solutions of parabolic equations via Liouville theorems.
Peter Polacik*, University of MInnesota, Minneapolis, MN
(101935165) 
10:00 a.m.
Strange Attractors for PDE's.
Kening Lu*, Brigham Young University
Qiudong Wang, University of Arizona
LaiSang Young, New York University
(10193755)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Floer Methods in Lowdimensional Topology, III
Room 225, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Alexander Felshtyn, Boise State University felshtyn@math.boisestate.edu
Uwe Kaiser, Boise State University kaiser@math.boisestate.edu

8:00 a.m.
Khovanov homology and contact knot theory.
Hao Wu*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(101957104) 
8:30 a.m.
Graded Poisson algebras on bordism groups of odddimensional garlands and minimizing the intersection of loops on a surface.
Vladimir V. Chernov*, Dartmouth College
(10195713) 
9:00 a.m.
From Topological Quantum Field Theory to Geometry.
Charles Frohman*, The University of Iowa
(101957161) 
10:00 a.m.
Long exact sequence for the Khovanov homology corresponding to the Jones skein relation of oriented links.
Alexander N Shumakovitch*, The George Washington University
(101957214) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology and Geometry, III
Room 215, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Mladen Bestvina, University of Utah bestvina@math.utah.edu
Kenneth W. Bromberg, University of Utah bromberg@math.utah.edu

8:30 a.m.
Bounded geometry and combinatorics for hyperbolic handlebodies.
Jeffrey Brock*, Brown University
Yair Minsky, Yale University
Hossein Namazi, Princeton University
Juan Souto, University of Chicago
(101951188) 
9:30 a.m.
Krull Dimension of Limit groups.
Larsen E Louder*, University of Utah
(101920124) 
10:00 a.m.
Some residual properties of groups.
Henry Wilton*, University of Texas at Austin
(10195176) 
10:30 a.m.
Poisson Structure on SL(3)Character Varieties Relative to a Punctured Surface.
Sean Dodd Lawton*, Kansas State University
(10195117)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Random Motion in Random Media, III
Room B1, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Firas RassoulAgha, University of Utah firas@math.utah.edu
Tom Schmitz, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich schmitz@math.ethz.ch

9:00 a.m.
Detecting the path of a random walker in a random scenery.
Noam Berger*, UCLA
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research
(10196075) 
10:00 a.m.
An Almost Sure Invariance Principle for NonNestling Random Walk in Mixing Random Environment.
Firas RassoulAgha*, University of Utah
Timo Seppalainen, University of WisconsinMadison
(10196089)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis: Trends and Perspectives, III
Room 130, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Alex Iosevich, University of Missouri iosevich@math.missouri.edu
Michael T. Lacey, Georgia Institute of Technology lacey@math.gatech.edu

9:00 a.m.
Spectral multipliers for Schr\"odinger operators.
Shijun Zheng*, University of South Carolina
(10193524) 
9:30 a.m.
Unbounded singular integral operators, weighted Hardy spaces, and $A_p$ weights.
Ryan Berndt*, Kansas State University
(10194214) 
10:00 a.m.
Two weight bounds on the Beurling Operator.
Janine E Wittwer*, Westminster College, Salt Lake City
Stefanie Petermichl,
(101947148) 
10:30 a.m.
$L^2$ decay estimates for oscillatory integral operators in several variables with homogeneous polynomial phases.
Allan Greenleaf, University of Rochester, NY
Malabika Pramanik*, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Wan Tang, University of Rochester, NY
(10194261)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Interface of Stochastic Partial Differential Equations and Gaussian Analysis, III
Room 102, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Davar Khoshnevisan, University of Utah davar@math.utah.edu
Eulalia Nualart, University of Paris XIII nualart@math.univparis13.fr

9:00 a.m.
Some remarks on the CLT and the Compact LIL.
James D. Kuelbs*, Department of Mathematics University of WisconsinMadison
(10196068) 
10:00 a.m.
High moment asymptotics associated with large permutation groups.
Xia Chen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee
(10196077)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometry, Kaehler Groups, and Related Topics, III
Room 110, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Terrence Napier, Lehigh University tjn2@lehigh.edu
Mohan Ramachandran, State University of New York at Buffalo ramacm@math.buffalo.edu
Domingo Toledo, University of Utah toledo@math.utah.edu

9:00 a.m.
Finite subgroups of arithmetic lattices in U(2,1).
D B McReynolds*, Caltech
(101922175) 
10:00 a.m.
Property (FA) and lattices in SU(2,1).
Matthew Stover*, University of Texas at Austin
(10192248)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Operator theory and the Khomology of algebraic varieties.
Room 335, John Widtsoe Building
William Arveson*, UC Berkeley
(10194681) 
Sunday October 8, 2006, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Residual properties and beyond for hyperbolic manifolds.
Room 335, John Widtsoe Building
Darren Long*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(10195760) 
Sunday October 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Session on Random Motion in Random Media, IV
Room B1, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Firas RassoulAgha, University of Utah firas@math.utah.edu
Tom Schmitz, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich schmitz@math.ethz.ch

3:00 p.m.
Lyapunov norms for random walks random with random potential.
Nikos Zygouras*, University of Southern California
(10193185) 
4:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Dynamical Systems, II
Room 219, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
William B. Arveson, University of California Berkeley arveson@math.berkeley.edu
Scott A. McCullough, University of Florida sam@math.ufl.edu
Geoffrey L. Price, U.S. Naval Academy glp@usna.edu

3:00 p.m.
On pure $E_0$semigroups.
Remus Floricel*, University of Regina
(101946138) 
3:30 p.m.
Fractals, wavelets, and groupoids.
Marius V Ionescu*, Deparmtent of Mathematics, Dartmouth College
Paul S Muhly, Department of Mathematics, The University of Iowa
(10194729) 
4:00 p.m.
Comparison Theory for Esemigroups.
Robert T. Powers*, Department of Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania
(101937114) 
5:00 p.m.
$E_0$semigroups of $II_1$factors.
Alexis Alevras*, United States Naval academy
(101946168) 
5:30 p.m.
$E_0$semigroups induced from CPflows.
Robert T. Powers, University of Pennsylvania
Geoffrey L. Price*, United States Naval Academy
(10194633)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, IV
Room 140, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Jasbir Singh Chahal, Brigham Young University jasbir@math.byu.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuijsen, Utah Valley State College vanframa@uvsc.edu

3:00 p.m.
On uniqueness of padic period morphisms.
Wieslawa Niziol*, university of utah
(101911222) 
3:30 p.m.
Arithmetic progressions of zeros of the Riemann zeta function.
Machiel van Frankenhuijsen*, Utah Valley State College, Orem, Utah
(10191107) 
4:00 p.m.
Cauchy and Priority Selection.
Donald W Robinson*, Brigham Young University
(10191198) 
4:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Differential Equations: Methods and Applications, IV
Room 101, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
David G. Costa, University of Nevada costa@unlv.nevada.edu
ZhiQiang Wang, Utah State University zhiqiang.wang@usu.edu

3:00 p.m.
One Dimensional Conformal Metric Flows.
Yilong Ni*, University of Oklahoma
(10193543) 
3:30 p.m.
Dynamics of Unstable Fluid Interfaces.
Yan Guo, Brown University
Chris Hallstrom*, University of Portland
Daniel Spirn, University of Minnesota
(10193516) 
4:00 p.m.
A Discrete Multicompartmental pharmacokinetic model.
Mostafa Ghandehari*, University of Texas at Arlington
Jennifer Holyk, Houston, Texas
(10193422)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, IV
Room 310, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Paul Roberts, University of Utah roberts@math.utah.edu
Anurag K. Singh, University of Utah singh@math.utah.edu
Oana Veliche, University of Utah oveliche@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
On Borel fixed ideals generated in one degree.
Achilleas Sinefakopoulos*, Cornell University
(10191336) 
3:30 p.m.
Resolutions of edge ideals.
Noam Horwitz*, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University
(101913189) 
4:00 p.m.
On the degree of Hilbert polynomials associated to the torsion functor.
Daniel Katz*, University of Kansas
Emanoil Theodorescu, University of Iowa
(10191393) 
4:30 p.m.
Approximating Artinian rings by Gorenstein rings.
Ananthnarayan Hariharan*, University of Kansas
(101913118) 
5:00 p.m.
Gorenstein rings, parameter ideals, and limit closure.
Thomas Marley*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Mark W. Rogers, Missouri State University
(101913125) 
5:30 p.m.
Comparison of relative cohomology theories with respect to semidualizing modules.
Diana M White*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(101913213)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology and Geometry, IV
Room 215, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Mladen Bestvina, University of Utah bestvina@math.utah.edu
Kenneth W. Bromberg, University of Utah bromberg@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
Length equivalent hyperbolic manifolds.
Alan W Reid*, University of Texas at Austin
(101957149) 
4:00 p.m.
Commensurability of Link Complements.
Jason DeBlois*, University of TexasAustin
(101957167) 
4:30 p.m.
Examples of Deformation Spaces of Gtrees.
Matt T Clay*, University of Oklahoma
(101920183) 
5:00 p.m.
Symplectic actions of tori on four manifolds.
Alvaro Pelayo*, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
(101953173)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics Motivated by Physics, IV
Room 121, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Aaron J. Bertram, University of Utah bertram@math.utah.edu
YuanPin Lee, University of Utah yplee@math.utah.edu
Eric R. Sharpe, University of Utah ersharpe@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
GromovWitten theory of twisted projective lines and intergable hierarchies.
HsianHua Tseng*, Department of Mathematics, University of British Columbia
(10191427) 
4:00 p.m.
Moduli space of 4manifolds and the universal SeibergWitten invariant.
N. Shirokova*, Stanford University
(101957140) 
5:00 p.m.
Gerstenhaber Structures and Vertex Algebras.
Vassily Gorbounov*, University of Kentucky
(101981142)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Theory and Applications of Infinite Dimensional Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 222, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Peter W. Bates, Michigan State University bates@math.msu.edu
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University klu@math.byu.edu

3:00 p.m.
On some nonlocal phasefield equations.
Peter Bates, Michigan State University
Jianlong Han*, Southern Utah University
(101935137) 
4:00 p.m.
Traveling Pulses for the Nonlocal and Lattice KleinGordon Equations.
Peter W Bates, Department of Mathematics , Michigan State University
Chunlei Zhang*, Department of Mathematics, Southern Utah University
(101937136) 
5:00 p.m.
Multiplicative Ergodic Theorem for Infinite Dimensional Random Dynamical Systems in Banach Spaces.
Zeng Lian*, Brigham Young University
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University
(101937187)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Interface of Stochastic Partial Differential Equations and Gaussian Analysis, IV
Room 102, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Davar Khoshnevisan, University of Utah davar@math.utah.edu
Eulalia Nualart, University of Paris XIII nualart@math.univparis13.fr

3:00 p.m.
Strong Local Nondeterminism of Anisotropic Gaussian Random Fields with Applications to SPDEs.
Yimin Xiao*, Michigan State University
(101960111) 
4:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometry, Kaehler Groups, and Related Topics, IV
Room 110, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Terrence Napier, Lehigh University tjn2@lehigh.edu
Mohan Ramachandran, State University of New York at Buffalo ramacm@math.buffalo.edu
Domingo Toledo, University of Utah toledo@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
Filtered ends of Kahler groups.
Mohan Ramachandran*, Dept of Mathematics ,SUNY at Buffalo
Terrence Napier, Dept of Math,Lehigh University
(101932206) 
4:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.