AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
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
Special Session on Commutative Algebra

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, 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.

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, 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.