AMS Sectional Meeting Full Program
Current as of Thursday, November 2, 2006 00:39:18
2006 Fall Eastern Section Meeting
Storrs, CT, October 2829, 2006 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1021
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Saturday October 28, 2006

Saturday October 28, 2006, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sale
Atrium, ITE Building, Information Technology Engineering Building 
Saturday October 28, 2006, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meetings Registration
Atrium, ITE Building, Information Technology Engineering Building 
Saturday October 28, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Analytic Combinatorics, I
Room 227, Business School
Organizers:
Richard Ehrenborg, University of Kentucky and MIT jrge@ms.uky.edu
Margaret A. Readdy, University of Kentucky and MIT readdy@ms.uky.edu

8:00 a.m.
A Conjectured Combinatorial Interpretation of the Normalized Irreducible Character Values of the Symmetric Group.
Richard P. Stanley*, M.I.T.
(10210560) 
8:30 a.m.
A Markov chain on permutationtableaux whose quotient is the asymmetric exclusion process.
Lauren K Williams*, Harvard University
Sylvie Corteel, CNRS, Universite ParisSud
(102105144) 
9:00 a.m.
Generating functions: converting algebraic information into asymptotic estimates.
Robin Pemantle*, University of Pennsylvania
(10210541) 
9:30 a.m.
Counting permutations by $3$descents.
Denis Chebikin*, MIT
(102105231) 
10:00 a.m.
Tchebyshev transforms and the roots of the derivative polynomials for tangent and secant.
Gabor Hetyei*, UNCCharlotte
(102105168) 
10:30 a.m.
Combinatorics of Grassmann cells.
Alexander Postnikov*, M.I.T.
(102105138)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Methods in Equivariant Topology, I
Room 226, Business School
Organizers:
Tara Holm, University of Connecticut, Storrs tsh@math.uconn.edu
Tom C. Braden, University of Massachusetts, Amherst braden@math.umass.edu

8:00 a.m.
Localization via cobordisms and polytope decompositions.
Megumi Harada*, McMaster University
Yael Karshon, University of Toronto
(10215346) 
8:30 a.m.
Gauged GromovWitten Theory for Hamiltonian $G$manifolds.
Eduardo Gonzalez*, Rutgers University
Chris Woodward, Rutgers University
(102153146) 
9:00 a.m.
Combinatorics of the toric symplectic ball packing problem and the topology of spaces of toric symplectic embeddings.
Alvaro Pelayo*, University of Michigan
(102151180) 
9:30 a.m.
The toric geometry of triangulated polygons in Euclidean space.
Benjamin J Howard*, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota
Chris Manon, University of Maryland College Park
John Millson, University of Maryland College Park
(10215166) 
10:00 a.m.
Chow classes in toric varieties via tropicalization.
Kevin Purbhoo*, University of British Columbia
(102114202) 
10:30 a.m.
GIT and Chow quotients of toric varieties.
Alastair Craw, University of Glasgow
Diane Maclagan*, Rutgers University
(10211459)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computability Theory in Honor of Manuel Lerman's Retirement, I
Room 211, Business School
Organizers:
Joseph S. Miller, University of Connecticut, Storrs josephmiller@math.uconn.edu
David Reed Solomon, University of Connecticut, Storrs solomon@math.uconn.edu

8:00 a.m.
Solution to a problem on computable embeddings.
J. Chisholm, Western Illinois University
J. F. Knight*, University of Notre Dame
S. Miller, University of Notre Dame
(102103134) 
8:30 a.m.
Automorphism Spectra of Computable Structures.
Valentina Harizanov, Department of Mathematics, George Washington University
Russell Miller*, Mathematics Dept., Queens College  CUNY; Ph.D. Program in Computer Science, CUNY Graduate Center
Andrei Morozov, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics
(10210394) 
9:00 a.m.
NonBranching (and Branching) degrees in the Medvedev Lattice of $\Pi^0_1$ classes.
Christopher Poulin Alfeld*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(10210369) 
9:30 a.m.
Coding structures into structures.
Valentina Harizanov*, George Washington University
(102103213) 
10:00 a.m.
Relatively r.e. Reals.
Bernard A. Anderson*, University of California at Berkeley
(102103122) 
10:30 a.m.
Mass Problems and Hyperarithmeticity.
Stephen G. Simpson*, Pennsylvania State University
(102103179)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 8:25 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Probability on Fractals, I
Room 127, Business School
Organizers:
Robert S. Strichartz, Cornell University str@math.cornell.edu
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut, Storrs teplyaev@math.uconn.edu

8:25 a.m.
Structure of rationally ramified selfsimilar sets.
Jun Kigami*, Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University
(102128126) 
9:00 a.m.
Random walk on the incipient infinite cluster for oriented percolation in high dimensions.
Takashi Kumagai*, Research Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Kyoto University
(10216081) 
9:25 a.m.
Asymptotics of eigenvalue clusters for Schr\"odinger operators on the Sierpinski gasket.
Kasso A Okoudjou*, Department of Mathematics/University of Maryland, College Park
Robert S Strichartz, Department of Mathematics/Cornell University
(10213564) 
10:00 a.m.
An example of singular fractal homogenization.
Umberto Mosco*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(102131109) 
10:25 a.m.
A Method using PerronFrobenius Theory in Problems concerning Dirichlet Forms on Fractals.
Roberto Peirone*, Università di Roma Tor Vergata, Dipartimento di Matematica, via della Ricerca Scientifica, 00133 Roma, Italy
(102131145)

8:25 a.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and Moduli Spaces, I
Room 112, Business School
Organizers:
Dan Abramovich, Brown University abrmovic@math.brown.edu
Ralph M. Kaufmann, University of Connecticut, Storrs kaufmann@math.uconn.edu

8:30 a.m.
Integrable Hierarchies and Mirror Symmetry for Quasihomogeneous Singularities.
Huijun Fan, Peking University
Tyler Jarvis*, Brigham Young University
Yongbin Ruan, University of Michigan
(10211453) 
9:30 a.m.
The small quantum Chow ring of $[{\rm Sym}^2 {\bf P}^2]$.
Jonathan Wise*, Brown University
(102114128) 
10:00 a.m.
Discussion.

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Teichmuller Theory and Hyperbolic Geometry, I
Room 202, Business School
Organizers:
Martin Bridgeman, Boston College martin.bridgeman.1@bc.edu
Jeffrey F. Brock, Brown University Jeffrey_Brock@brown.edu
Linda Keen, Lehman College, CUNY linda.keen@lehman.cuny.edu
Kasra Rafi, University of Connecticut, Storrs rafi@math.uconn.edu

8:30 a.m.
Hyperbolicity in the arc and disk complex.
Howard Masur*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Saul Schleimer, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(102157130) 
9:00 a.m.
Trees and convex cocompactness.
Richard P Kent, Brown U
Christopher J Leininger*, U. Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Saul Schleimer, Rutgers U, New Brunswick
(102151112) 
9:30 a.m.
Bounded length curves in hyperbolic 3manifolds.
Kenneth Bromberg*, University of Utah
Jeffrey Brock, Brown University
(102157236) 
10:00 a.m.
Teichmullertype extremal maps for the universal hyperbolic solenoid.
Adam Epstein, University of Warwick
Vladimir Markovic, University of Warwick
Dragomir Saric*, Queens College CUNY
(102130190) 
10:30 a.m.
The WeilPetersson Geometry in the Thick Part of Teichmuller Space.
Zheng Huang*, University of Michigan
(102153184)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory of Compactified Moduli Spaces, I
Room 122, Business School
Organizers:
Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
Jim Stasheff, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill jds@math.upenn.edu

8:30 a.m.
A compact set of compactified moduli spaces.
Jim Stasheff*, U Penn and Emeritus UNCCH
(10215515) 
9:00 a.m.
Moduli Space Actions on the Hochschild cochains of a Frobenius algebra.
Ralph M Kaufmann*, University of Connecticut
(10215567) 
10:00 a.m.
The GromovWitten potential associated to a topological conformal field theory.
Kevin Costello*, Northwestern University
(10211821)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, I
Room 203, Business School
Organizers:
Keith Conrad, University of Connecticut, Storrs kconrad@math.uconn.edu
David Pollack, Wesleyan University dpollack@wesleyan.edu
Thomas A. Weston, University of Massachusetts, Amherst weston@math.umass.edu

8:30 a.m.
A Survey of Recent Progress in Multiple Dirichlet Series: Moments of Lfunctions, Eisenstein Series, and more.
Ben Brubaker*, Department of Mathematics, MIT
(102111222) 
9:05 a.m.
Large values of eigenfunctions on arithmetic hyperbolic manifolds.
Djordje Milicevic*, University of Michigan
(102111211) 
9:45 a.m.
An Elliptic $BC_n$ Bailey Lemma and Euler's Pentagonal Number Theorems.
Hasan Coskun*, Texas A&M UniversityCommerce
(10211144) 
10:20 a.m.
Oppenheim Summation and Moments of the Riemann Zeta Function.
Jennifer Beineke*, Western New England College
Daniel Bump, Stanford University
(102111181)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic and Parabolic Equations, I
Room 119, Information Technology Engineering Building
Organizers:
YungSze Choi, University of Connecticut, Storrs choi@math.uconn.edu
Changfeng Gui, University of Connecticut, Storrs gui@math.uconn.edu
Joseph McKenna, University of Connecticut, Storrs mckenna@math.uconn.edu

8:30 a.m.
Stability and Related Properties of Shadow Systems.
WeiMing Ni*, University of Minnesota
Fang Li, University of Minnesota
Kimie Nakashima, Kyoto University of Marine Science and Technology
(102135198) 
9:00 a.m.
On the stability of Equilibria for the Stefan Problem with surface tension.
Gieri Simonett*, Vanderbilt University
Jan Pruess, MartinLuther Universität HalleWittenberg
(102135124) 
9:30 a.m.
Subsonic solutions for transonic potential flows.
Eun Heui Kim*, California State University Long Beach
(102135229) 
10:00 a.m.
Existence of nontrivial patterns to a reaction diffusion system.
Huiqiang Jiang*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
WeiMing Ni, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
(102135118) 
10:30 a.m.
On characterization of multiple solutions to two classes of nonlinear elliptic systems.
Xianjin Chen*, Texas A&M University, College Station
Jianxin Zhou, Texas A&M University, College Station
(10213596)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Integral Geometry, I
Room 218, Business School
Organizers:
William O. Bray, University of Maine bray@math.umaine.edu
Wolodymyr R. Madych, University of Connecticut, Storrs madych@math.uconn.edu

8:30 a.m.
Invariant differential operators and the range of the matrix Radon transform.
Fulton B Gonzalez*, Tufts University
(102143218) 
9:00 a.m.
Microlocal analysis of the linearized attenuated Radon transform.
Allan Greenleaf*, Dept. of Mathematics, Univ. of Rochester
Ramaseshan Karthik, Vancouver, British Columbia
(102144115) 
9:30 a.m.
A moment variant of GaussBonnet for hypersurfaces of spaces of constant curvature.
Eric L Grinberg*, University of New Hampshire
Haizhong Li, Tsinghua University
(102153206) 
10:00 a.m.
Support Theorems for the Spherical Radon Transform on Manifolds.
Eric Todd Quinto*, Tufts University
(10214465) 
10:30 a.m.
The action of Riesz transforms on BMO$({\bf R}^n):$ a Bellman function approach.
Leonid Slavin*, University of Connecticut
(102142234)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Mathematics Education, I
Room 215, Business School
Organizers:
Tom Roby, University of Connecticut, Storrs tom.roby@uconn.edu
Fabiana Cardetti, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Tom DeFranco, University of Connecticut, Storrs

9:00 a.m.
Developing Mathematical Ideas: A course for inservice and preservice teachers of K8 mathematics at Mount Holyoke College.
Harriet Pollatsek*, Mount Holyoke College
(10219773) 
9:30 a.m.
An innovative mathematics course for undergraduate preservice secondary mathematics teachers.
Pete Johnson*, Eastern Connecticut State University
(10219720) 
10:00 a.m.
Mathematics needed for high school teaching  from a funder's point of view.
Irwin Kra*, Math for America, New York, NY 10003
(10219750) 
10:30 a.m.
The Mathematics Standard Study Group.
Roger Howe*, Yale University
(102197135)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, I
Room 127, Information Technology Engineering Building
Organizers:
Jesse Ratzkin, University of Connecticut ratzkin@math.uconn.edu
Rob Kusner, University of Massachusetts kusner@math.umass.edu

9:00 a.m.
Manifolds with Ricci Curvature Bounded Below.
Christina A Sormani*, Lehman College and CUNY Graduate Center
(102158140) 
9:30 a.m.
Rigidity and flexibility of homogeneous varieties.
C. Robles*, Texas A&M University
J.M. Landsberg, Texas A&M University
(102153200) 
10:30 a.m.
Volume minimization and estimates for isotropic submanifolds.
Edward Goldstein*, Brandeis University
(10215345)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 9:10 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Geometric PDEs, I
Room 125, Information Technology Engineering Building
Organizers:
Wenxiong Chen, Yeshiva University wchen@yu.edu
ZhengChao Han, Rutgers University zchan@math.rutgers.edu

9:10 a.m.
Lower dimensional obstacle problems.
Luis E. Silvestre*, Courant Institute
(102135151) 
9:50 a.m.
Free Boundary Problems arising from singular perturbations.
Eduardo V. Teixeira*, Rutgers University
(102135114) 
10:30 a.m.
The HeleShaw problem as a mesa limit of Stefan problems: existence, uniqueness, and regularity of the free boundary.
Ivan A Blank*, Kansas State University
Marianne K Korten, Kansas State University
Charles N Moore, Kansas State University
(102135233)

9:10 a.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Entire Solutions and Their Symmetries.
Room C80, Information Technology Engineering Building
Changfeng Gui*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(10213501) 
Saturday October 28, 2006, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Zeta!
Room C80, Information Technology Engineering Building
Niranjan Ramachandran*, University of Maryland, College Park
(10211104) 
Saturday October 28, 2006, 2:30 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Geometric PDEs, II
Room 125, Information Technology Engineering Building
Organizers:
Wenxiong Chen, Yeshiva University wchen@yu.edu
ZhengChao Han, Rutgers University zchan@math.rutgers.edu

2:30 p.m.
On the renormalized volumes for conformally compact Einstein manifolds.
Alice Chang, Princeton University
Jie Qing*, UC Santa Cruz
Paul Yang, Princeton University
(102158214) 
3:10 p.m.
A class of nonlinear equations with measure data.
Phuc Cong Nguyen*, Purdue University
Igor E. Verbitsky, University of MissouriColumbia
(10213561) 
4:00 p.m.
Equality case for ZhongYang's eigenvalue estimate.
Fengbo Hang*, Princeton University
Xiaodong Wang, Michigan State University
(10215385) 
4:40 p.m.
The Weingarten Curvature Problem: Prescribing GaussKronecker on Group Invariant Convex Hypersurfaces.
Richard Mikula*, William Paterson University
(10213508)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Analytic Combinatorics, II
Room 227, Business School
Organizers:
Richard Ehrenborg, University of Kentucky and MIT jrge@ms.uky.edu
Margaret A. Readdy, University of Kentucky and MIT readdy@ms.uky.edu

2:30 p.m.
The complete {\bf cd}index of a Bruhat interval and a simple expression for its KazhdanLusztig polynomial.
Louis J. Billera*, Cornell University
Francesco Brenti, Universit\'a di Roma ``Tor Vergata''
(102105210) 
3:00 p.m.
Sum/Product theorems in finite fields via Kloosterman sums
Alex Iosevich*, University of Missouri
(10210539) 
3:30 p.m.
How many edges can a centrally symmetric polytope have?
Alexander Barvinok, Department of Mathematics , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Isabella Novik*, Department of Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle
(102105153) 
4:00 p.m.
Counting PatternAvoiding Permutations with Perron and Frobenius.
Richard Ehrenborg, University of Kentucky
Sergey Kitaev, University of Reykjavik
Peter Perry*, University of Kentucky
(10210597) 
4:30 p.m.
A bijection between $2$triangulations and pairs of noncrossing Dyck paths.
Sergi Elizalde*, Dartmouth College
(10210542) 
5:00 p.m.
Cyclotomic Polytopes and Growth Series of Cyclotomic Lattices.
Matthias Beck*, San Francisco State University
Serkan Hosten, San Francisco State University
(10210538)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and Moduli Spaces, II
Room 112, Business School
Organizers:
Dan Abramovich, Brown University abrmovic@math.brown.edu
Ralph M. Kaufmann, University of Connecticut, Storrs kaufmann@math.uconn.edu

2:30 p.m.
Stacks of curves of low gonality and group actions.
Angelo Vistoli*, Universita' di Bologna
(102114129) 
3:30 p.m.
The Drinfel'd double in stringy cohomology.
David Pham*, University of Connecticut
(102114189) 
4:00 p.m.
Moduli spaces of curves with group actions and stringy algebraic structures.
Takashi Kimura*, Boston University
(102153242) 
5:00 p.m.
Moduli spaces related to iteration of rational maps of $\mathbb{P}^1$.
Michelle A Manes*, Brown University
(10211474)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory of Compactified Moduli Spaces, II
Room 122, Business School
Organizers:
Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
Jim Stasheff, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill jds@math.upenn.edu

2:30 p.m.
The moduli space of n points on the line is cut out by quadrics when n is not six.
Benjamin J Howard*, University of Maryland College Park
John Millson, University of Maryland College Park
Andrew Snowden, Princeton University
Ravi Vakil, Stanford University
(10211433) 
3:30 p.m.
Solving the $A_{\infty}$Deligne Conjecture with Polytopes.
Rachel Schwell*, University of Connecticut
(102157201) 
4:00 p.m.
Realization of graphassociahedra.
Satyan L Devadoss*, Williams College
(10215722) 
5:00 p.m.
Quantum Master Equation of OpenClosed String Theory.
Alexander Voronov, University of Minnesota
Eric Harrelson, University of Minnesota
J Javier Zuniga*, University of Minnesota
(10215513)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Methods in Equivariant Topology, II
Room 226, Business School
Organizers:
Tara Holm, University of Connecticut, Storrs tsh@math.uconn.edu
Tom C. Braden, University of Massachusetts, Amherst braden@math.umass.edu

2:30 p.m.
The photo space of a matroid.
Mike Develin, American Institute of Mathematics
Jeremy L Martin*, University of Kansas
Victor Reiner, University of Minnesota
(102105131) 
3:00 p.m.
Algebraic combinatorics of hypertoric varieties.
Nicholas J Proudfoot*, Columbia University
(10211483) 
3:30 p.m.
Matroid Invariants and $K$Theory.
David E Speyer*, University of Michigan
(102114176) 
4:00 p.m.
Schubert calculus, matroids, and shifting.
Allen Knutson*, UCSD
Ravi Vakil, Stanford University
(102155228) 
4:30 p.m.
Total positivity on the Grassmannian.
Alexander Postnikov*, M.I.T.
(102105137) 
5:00 p.m.
Total positivity for real flag varieties.
Lauren K Williams*, Harvard University
(102105143)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, II
Room 203, Business School
Organizers:
Keith Conrad, University of Connecticut, Storrs kconrad@math.uconn.edu
David Pollack, Wesleyan University dpollack@wesleyan.edu
Thomas A. Weston, University of Massachusetts, Amherst weston@math.umass.edu

2:30 p.m.
K3 surfaces of high rank and Kummer surfaces.
Abhinav Kumar*, Microsoft Research
(102111175) 
3:05 p.m.
Regularity properties of integral quadratic forms.
Wai Kiu Chan*, Wesleyan University
(10211191) 
3:45 p.m.
Towards an "ordinary" Iwasawa theory for trianguline representaitons.
Kiran Kedlaya, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ruochuan Liu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jonathan Pottharst*, Harvard University
(102111207) 
4:20 p.m.
Base change and Ktypes.
Joshua Lansky*, American University
(102111241)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Probability on Fractals, II
Room 127, Business School
Organizers:
Robert S. Strichartz, Cornell University str@math.cornell.edu
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut, Storrs teplyaev@math.uconn.edu

2:30 p.m.
Fractals and Zeta Functions.
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of California, Riverside
(10212888) 
2:55 p.m.
Selfsimilar systems and their complex dimensions.
Erin P. J. Pearse*, Cornell University
(10215219) 
3:30 p.m.
Poincar\'e functional equations, eigenvalues of fractal Laplacians, and fractal Zeta functions.
Peter J. Grabner*, Vanderbilt University  Graz University of Technology
(102139111) 
3:55 p.m.
Polynomial Sampling of Fractal Measures: I.F.S.Pade' Approximants and FourierBessel Functions.
Giorgio Mantica*, Center for Nonlinear and Complex Systems, Universita' dell'Insubria, Como Italy
(102142159) 
4:30 p.m.
Cauchy Transform on Sierpinski Gasket and Boundary Behavior.
Xinhan Dong, Department of Mathematics, Hunnan Normal University
KaSing Lau*, Department of Mathematics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
(10212882) 
4:55 p.m.
Eigenvalue behavior of fractal Laplacians defined by iterated function systems with overlaps.
SzeMan Ngai*, Georgia Southern University
(102128160)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Computability Theory in Honor of Manuel Lerman's Retirement, II
Room 211, Business School
Organizers:
Joseph S. Miller, University of Connecticut, Storrs josephmiller@math.uconn.edu
David Reed Solomon, University of Connecticut, Storrs solomon@math.uconn.edu

2:30 p.m.
Subclasses of the $K$trivial sets.
Denis R. Hirschfeldt*, University of Chicago
(102103125) 
3:00 p.m.
The Computably Enumerable Sets: Open Questions.
Peter Cholak*, Notre Dame
(102103162) 
3:30 p.m.
Hyperimmunefree degrees and Schnorr triviality.
Johanna N.Y. Franklin*, University of California, Berkeley
(102103192) 
4:00 p.m.
A decomposition of the Rogers semilattice of a family of d.c.e. sets.
Steffen Lempp*, University of WisconsinMadison
Serikzhan A. Badaev, Kazakh National University
(10210380) 
4:30 p.m.
Two approaches to Vaught's Conjecture.
Gerald E Sacks*, Harvard University
(102103123)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic and Parabolic Equations, II
Room 119, Information Technology Engineering Building
Organizers:
YungSze Choi, University of Connecticut, Storrs choi@math.uconn.edu
Changfeng Gui, University of Connecticut, Storrs gui@math.uconn.edu
Joseph McKenna, University of Connecticut, Storrs mckenna@math.uconn.edu

2:30 p.m.
Largetime behavior in nonautonomous parabolic equations on $R^N$.
Peter Polacik*, University of Minnesota
(102135119) 
3:00 p.m.
Suppression of the Dirichlet eigenvalues of a coated body.
Steve Rosencrans, Department of Mathematics, Tualne University
Xuefeng Wang*, Department of Mathematics, Tulane University
(102149101) 
3:30 p.m.
Sharp estiamtes of minimum speed of travelling wave solutions to autocatalytic chemical reaction systems.
Yuanwei Qi*, Department of Mathematics, University of Central Florida
(102135113) 
4:00 p.m.
Bifurcation and Multiple Solutions to Boundary Value Problems.
James R. Ward*, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
(102135227) 
4:30 p.m.
A class of quasilinear elliptic problems with large diffusion.
Chunshan Zhao*, Georgia Southern University
(10213549)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topology and Computing
Room 204, Business School
Organizers:
Thomas J. Peters, University of Connecticut, Storrs tpeters@engr.uconn.edu

2:30 p.m.
Computing Topologically Correct Spline Curve Approximations by Subdivision.
Edward L F Moore*, University of Connecticut
(102154148) 
3:00 p.m.
Neighborhoods for Computational Geometric Objects.
Denis Blackmore*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(10215771) 
3:30 p.m.
Recursive algorithms for calculating link invariants by functorial extensions to tangles.
John Armstrong*, Yale University
(10215531) 
4:00 p.m.
Approximating topologies using finite posets and order preserving maps.
Ralph Kopperman*, City College of CUNY
(10215429) 
4:30 p.m.
Adaptive methods for the computation of open covers on compact curves.
Lance Edward Miller*, University of Connecticut
Thomas J Peters, University of Connecticut
Alexander Russell, University of Connecticut
(10215425)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Integral Geometry, II
Room 218, Business School
Organizers:
William O. Bray, University of Maine bray@math.umaine.edu
Wolodymyr R. Madych, University of Connecticut, Storrs madych@math.uconn.edu

2:30 p.m.
Hankel operators in several complex variables and product $BMO$.
Michael Lacey, Georgia Institute of Technology
Erin Terwilleger*, University of Connecticut
(10214776) 
3:00 p.m.
Construction of Sampling Theorems for Unions of Shifted Lattices.
David F Walnut*, George Mason University
(102141220) 
3:30 p.m.
The intrinsic square function.
J Michael Wilson*, University of Vermont
(10214236) 
4:00 p.m.
Transplantation formulas for spherical functions.
William O. Bray*, University of Maine
(102142127) 
4:30 p.m.
Irregular Poisson Type Summation.
Yu. Lyubarskii, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
W. R. Madych*, Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269
(10214287)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Mathematics Education, II
Room 215, Business School
Organizers:
Tom Roby, University of Connecticut, Storrs tom.roby@uconn.edu
Fabiana Cardetti, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Tom DeFranco, University of Connecticut, Storrs

2:30 p.m.
A partnership of mathematicians, teachers, and educators.
Al Cuoco*, Center for Mathematics Education, EDC
(10219778) 
3:00 p.m.
A Masters Program in Mathematics for Teaching.
Glenn Stevens*, Boston University
(102197133) 
3:30 p.m.
Mathematics as a unifying theme for teacher professional development.
Darryl H Yong*, Harvey Mudd College
(10219777) 
4:00 p.m.
The Role of "A Fundamental Theorem of Summation" in Calculus Instruction (Preliminary Report).
Kurt Kreith*, University of California at Davis
(10219714)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 2:30 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, II
Room 127, Information Technology Engineering Building
Organizers:
Jesse Ratzkin, University of Connecticut ratzkin@math.uconn.edu
Rob Kusner, University of Massachusetts kusner@math.umass.edu

2:30 p.m.
Equivariant isospectrality and isospectral deformations of metrics on orbifolds.
Craig J. Sutton*, Dartmouth College
(102153226) 
3:00 p.m.
Threadwire Surfaces.
Ben Stephens*, University of Toronto
(102153246) 
4:00 p.m.
The Area of the Disk of Unduloids which Share a Fixed Axis.
Eli Damon Cooper*, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
(102153188) 
4:30 p.m.
Ancient solutions for mean curvature flow.
Maria Calle*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(10215384)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 2:45 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 336, Information Technology Engineering Building

2:45 p.m.
Noncommutative invariants and coinvariants of the symmetric group.
Fran\c cois Bergeron, LaCIM, University of Quebec at Montreal
Aaron Lauve*, LaCIM, University of Quebec at Montreal
(10210528) 
3:00 p.m.
Fixing the Decimal Number System for Posterity to Obviate Millinium Confusion.
Pal S. Asija*, OUR PAL LLC
(10211106) 
3:15 p.m.
The zeta function of a hypergraph.
Christopher K. Storm*, Dartmouth College
(102111150) 
3:30 p.m.
Riemann Hypothesis Proof.
H. Vic Dannon*, California
(10211105) 
3:45 p.m.
Group Gradings in Incidence Algebras.
Lance Edward Miller*, University of Connecticut
Eugene Spiegel, University of Connecticut
(10211626) 
4:00 p.m.
The game of Infinity : The Study of Numbers tending to Infinty; in case of additions, Multiplication, Division and Subtraction.
Syed K Shahwali*, ShaheAlam; Brooklyn, New York
(10212607) 
4:15 p.m.
On Submodular and Supermodular Measures.
Carmen Vlad*, Pace University, New York
(10212862) 
4:45 p.m.
Invariant currents for dynamical systems via actions on sheaf cohomology.
John W Robertson*, Wichita State University
(10213734) 
5:00 p.m.
Shifted Convergence of Convolution Powers to the Haar Measure of a Compact Subgroup.
Todd Retzlaff*, Penn State University  Lehigh Valley
(102160223)

2:45 p.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Teichmuller Theory and Hyperbolic Geometry, II
Room 202, Business School
Organizers:
Martin Bridgeman, Boston College martin.bridgeman.1@bc.edu
Jeffrey F. Brock, Brown University Jeffrey_Brock@brown.edu
Linda Keen, Lehman College, CUNY linda.keen@lehman.cuny.edu
Kasra Rafi, University of Connecticut, Storrs rafi@math.uconn.edu

3:00 p.m.
Teichm\"uller Geodesics that do not have a limit in $\mathcal{PMF}$.
Anna B Lenzhen*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(102151243) 
3:30 p.m.
Exceptional surfaces, the Jinvariant and algebraic periodicity.
Kariane Calta*, Cornell University
John Smillie, Cornell University
(102137235) 
4:00 p.m.
Divergence of geodesics in Teichmuller space and the mapping class group.
Moon Duchin*, UC Davis
Kasra Rafi, University of Connecticut
(102151217) 
4:30 p.m.
Billiards near triangles with the lattice property.
W. Patrick Hooper*, Northwestern University
(102137199) 
5:00 p.m.
SiegelVeech constants for billiards in genus two.
Matt Bainbridge*, University of Chicago
(102151187) 
5:30 p.m.
A lattice point problem in Teichmuller Space
Jayadev Athreya*, Yale University
(10213751)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 28, 2006, 5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
University of Connecticut, Storrs, Mathematics Department Reception
Nathan Hale Tent, Nathan Hale Inn
Sunday October 29, 2006

Sunday October 29, 2006, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sale
Atrium, ITE Building, Information Technology Engineering Building 
Sunday October 29, 2006, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meetings Registration
Atrium, ITE Building, Information Technology Engineering Building 
Sunday October 29, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Analytic Combinatorics, III
Room 227, Business School
Organizers:
Richard Ehrenborg, University of Kentucky and MIT jrge@ms.uky.edu
Margaret A. Readdy, University of Kentucky and MIT readdy@ms.uky.edu

8:00 a.m.
Harmonic analysis of Boolean functions.
Gil Kalai*, Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Yale University
(102105147) 
8:30 a.m.
Polyhedral theta functions.
Sinai Robins*, Temple Unviersity
(102152166) 
9:00 a.m.
An index for nonregular spheres.
Michael Slone*, University of Kentucky
(102105110) 
9:30 a.m.
NonCrossing Tableaux.
Pavlo Pylyavskyy*, MIT
(10210540) 
10:00 a.m.
Coloring complexes and arrangements.
Patricia Hersh*, Indiana UniversityBloomington
Edward Swartz, Cornell University
(10210543) 
10:30 a.m.
Is Analysis Necessary?
Ira M Gessel*, Brandeis University
(102105155)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and Moduli Spaces, III
Room 112, Business School
Organizers:
Dan Abramovich, Brown University abrmovic@math.brown.edu
Ralph M. Kaufmann, University of Connecticut, Storrs kaufmann@math.uconn.edu

8:00 a.m.
New Moduli Spaces for K3 Surfaces.
Daniele Arcara*, St. Vincent College
Aaron Bertram, University of Utah
(10211456) 
9:00 a.m.
The Picard group of the moduli stack of elliptic curves.
Martin Olsson*, UC Berkeley
(102114132) 
10:00 a.m.
Mirror Symmetry for Finite Quotients of Tori.
Michael Thaddeus*, Columbia University
(102114225)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory of Compactified Moduli Spaces, III
Room 122, Business School
Organizers:
Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
Jim Stasheff, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill jds@math.upenn.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Category of $A_{\infty}$Bialgebras and Applications.
Samson Saneblidze, A. Razmadze Mathematical Institute; Georgian Academy of Sciences
Ronald N Umble*, Millesville University of Pennsylvania
(10215512) 
8:30 a.m.
Brace and $\infty$  algebras.
Tom Lada*, North Carolina State University
(10210824) 
9:00 a.m.
The orbifold structure of moduli spaces of algebras.
Michael Robert Penkava*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(102118121) 
10:00 a.m.
Moduli spaces of $L_{\infty}$ structures.
Marilyn Daily*, Max Planck Institute
Alice Fialowski, E\"otv\"os Lor\'and University
Michael Penkava, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
(10215530)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Methods in Equivariant Topology, III
Room 226, Business School
Organizers:
Tara Holm, University of Connecticut, Storrs tsh@math.uconn.edu
Tom C. Braden, University of Massachusetts, Amherst braden@math.umass.edu

8:00 a.m.
A generalized Schubert calculus for symplectic circle manifolds.
Rebecca F Goldin*, George Mason University
Susan Tolman, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10210570) 
8:30 a.m.
Strong Equivalence of Three Definitions of the Bruhat Order and Consequences for the Equivariant Cohomology of Flag Manifolds.
Catalin Zara*, University of Massachusetts Boston
(102105237) 
9:00 a.m.
Equivariant Pieri rules.
Julianna S Tymoczko*, University of Michigan
(102105221) 
9:30 a.m.
A combinatorial rule for (co)minuscule Schubert calculus.
Alexander Yong*, Math Dept., University of Minnesota; Fields Institute/Statistics Department, University of Toronto
Hugh Thomas, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Brunswick
(10210555) 
10:00 a.m.
Double Schubert varieties and double Schubert polynomials.
Dave Anderson*, University of Michigan
(102114158) 
10:30 a.m.
Affine (Grassmannian) Schubert Calculus: polynomial representatives and Pieri rules.
Thomas F. Lam*, Harvard University
(10210547)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Probability on Fractals, III
Room 127, Business School
Organizers:
Robert S. Strichartz, Cornell University str@math.cornell.edu
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut, Storrs teplyaev@math.uconn.edu

8:25 a.m.
Operator algebras, groups and Julia sets.
Volodymyr Nekrashevych*, Texas A&M University, College Station
(102137164) 
9:00 a.m.
Schreier spectra and selfsimilar groups.
Zoran {\v S}uni\'c*, Texas A&M University
Rostislav Grigorchuk, Texas A&M University
(102137177) 
9:25 a.m.
Spectral selfsimilarity on a group.
Alexander Teplyaev*, University of Connecticut
(102131105) 
10:00 a.m.
Local behavior of harmonic and smooth functions on fractals.
Anders Pelander*, Department of Mathematics, Uppsala University, Sweden
(10216090) 
10:25 a.m.
Smooth bumps and a Borel Theorem on P.C.F Fractals.
Luke G Rogers*, Cornell University
Robert S Strichartz, Cornell University
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut
(102128170)

8:25 a.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computability Theory in Honor of Manuel Lerman's Retirement, III
Room 211, Business School
Organizers:
Joseph S. Miller, University of Connecticut, Storrs josephmiller@math.uconn.edu
David Reed Solomon, University of Connecticut, Storrs solomon@math.uconn.edu

8:00 a.m.
Degrees of Homogeneous Models.
Robert I. Soare*, The University of Chicago
(10210337) 
8:30 a.m.
Algorithmic randomness of closed sets and continuous functions.
Douglas Cenzer*, University of Florida
(102103191) 
9:00 a.m.
Computable Shuffle Sums of Ordinals.
Asher M. Kach*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(102103197) 
9:30 a.m.
Lowness properties for randomness in higher recursion theory.
C T Chong*, National University of Singapore
(102103216) 
10:00 a.m.
The Settling Time Reducibility Ordering.
Barbara F. Csima*, University of Waterloo
Richard A. Shore, Cornell University
(102103185) 
10:30 a.m.
$\eta$Representation of Sets and Degrees.
Kenneth Allen Harris*, University of Chicago
(102103196)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Geometric PDEs, III
Room 125, Information Technology Engineering Building
Organizers:
Wenxiong Chen, Yeshiva University wchen@yu.edu
ZhengChao Han, Rutgers University zchan@math.rutgers.edu

8:30 a.m.
A sup + inf inequality for a semilinear elliptic equation.
Wenxiong Chen*, Yeshiva University
Congming Li, University of California, Riverside
(10213593) 
9:10 a.m.
Harmonic maps from a simplicial complex and geometric rigidity.
Georgios Daskalopoulos, Brown University
Chikako Mese*, Johns Hopkins University
(10215368) 
9:50 a.m.
Stability and uniqueness of minimal graphs of higher codimensions.
MuTao Wang*, Columbia University
(102153172) 
10:30 a.m.
Lagrangian mean curvature flow.
Andre Neves*, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University
(102153238)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Teichmuller Theory and Hyperbolic Geometry, III
Room 202, Business School
Organizers:
Martin Bridgeman, Boston College martin.bridgeman.1@bc.edu
Jeffrey F. Brock, Brown University Jeffrey_Brock@brown.edu
Linda Keen, Lehman College, CUNY linda.keen@lehman.cuny.edu
Kasra Rafi, University of Connecticut, Storrs rafi@math.uconn.edu

8:30 a.m.
Kleinian groups with discrete length spectrum.
Richard D Canary*, University of Michigan
Christopher J Leininger, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(102157232) 
9:00 a.m.
The skinning map.
Richard P Kent*, Brown University
(102157224) 
9:30 a.m.
Volumes of hyperbolic orbifolds.
Ilesanmi D. Adeboye*, University of Southern California
(102157139) 
10:00 a.m.
Bending Invariants of Jordan Curves.
Reza Chamanara*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(102151205) 
10:30 a.m.
Bounds on the geometry of torus cusps.
Richard Evans, University of Auckland
John Holt*, Massey University
(102157156)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, III
Room 203, Business School
Organizers:
Keith Conrad, University of Connecticut, Storrs kconrad@math.uconn.edu
David Pollack, Wesleyan University dpollack@wesleyan.edu
Thomas A. Weston, University of Massachusetts, Amherst weston@math.umass.edu

8:30 a.m.
Cuspidal Cohomology for GL(3).
Avner Ash*, Boston College
(10211118) 
9:05 a.m.
Lifting CM abelian varieties to characteristic 0.
Brian David Conrad*, University of Michigan
(10211109) 
9:45 a.m.
Class field theory for a semiglobal field.
Karen Acquista*, Boston University
(10211163) 
10:20 a.m.
A padic method for (conjecturally) constructing points on elliptic curves.
Robert Pollack*, Boston University
(102111154)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic and Parabolic Equations, III
Room 119, Information Technology Engineering Building
Organizers:
YungSze Choi, University of Connecticut, Storrs choi@math.uconn.edu
Changfeng Gui, University of Connecticut, Storrs gui@math.uconn.edu
Joseph McKenna, University of Connecticut, Storrs mckenna@math.uconn.edu

8:30 a.m.
On the Stability of the Positive Steady States for a Nonhomogeneous Semilinear Cauchy Problem.
YinBin Deng, Huazhong Normal University
Yi Li*, University of Iowa & Hunan Normal University
Fen Yang, Huazhong Normal University
(102135141) 
9:00 a.m.
Multiphase Image Segmentation via ModicaMortola Phase Transition.
Jackie J. Shen*, University of Minnesota
SungHa Kang, University of Kentucky
YoonMo Jung, University of Minnesota
(102149102) 
9:30 a.m.
Computerassisted Proofs for Nonlinear Elliptic Boundary Value Problems.
Michael Plum*, University of Karlsruhe, Faculty of Mathematics, Institute for Analysis
(102135209) 
10:00 a.m.
Bistable dynamics in autocatalytic chemical reactions.
Junping Shi*, College of William and Mary
(102135103) 
10:30 a.m.
A Numerical Method for Computing Nonlinear Eigenpairs.
Xudong Yao*, Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut
(102149167)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Mathematics Education, III
Room 215, Business School
Organizers:
Tom Roby, University of Connecticut, Storrs tom.roby@uconn.edu
Fabiana Cardetti, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Tom DeFranco, University of Connecticut, Storrs

8:30 a.m.
Proving Minkowski's Inequality as a Tool for Student Research.
Karen S. Adams*, Morgan State University
XiaoXiong Gan, Morgan State University
(102197149) 
9:00 a.m.
Teaching Graduate Students to Teach Mathematics.
Thomas W Judson*, Harvard University
(10219775) 
9:30 a.m.
Preparation for Sciences:Integrating Intermediate Algebra and Mathematical Modeling.
Sarah Glaz*, University of Connecticut
(10219758) 
10:00 a.m.
Effects of highly contextualized learning activities on students' mathematical and nonmathematical recall.
Dale J Winter*, University of Michigan
(10219716) 
10:30 a.m.
Computer manipulatives in an Ordinary Differential Equations Course: Development, Implementation, and Assessment.
Haynes Miller*, MIT
Deborah Upton, Stonehill College
(10219754)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, III
Room 127, Information Technology Engineering Building
Organizers:
Jesse Ratzkin, University of Connecticut ratzkin@math.uconn.edu
Rob Kusner, University of Massachusetts kusner@math.umass.edu

8:30 a.m.
A Rigidity result for Conformally Compact Manifolds with the round sphere as the Conformal Infinity.
Satyaki Dutta*, State University of New York, StonyBrook
(102153157) 
9:00 a.m.
Minimal surfaces and isoperimetric domains in subRiemannian geometry.
Robert K Hladky*, University of Rochester
(102153120) 
9:30 a.m.
Renormalization and blow up for charge one equivariant critical wave maps.
Joachim Krieger*, Harvard University
(102135161) 
10:30 a.m.
A view on affine differential geometry from the perspective of illumination bodies.
Alina Stancu*, Concordia University & University of Massachusetts Lowell
(102153169)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Pretentious characters and the PolyaVinogradov inequality.
Room C80, Information Technology Engineering Building
Kannan Soundararajan*, University of Michigan
(10211103) 
Sunday October 29, 2006, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Floer theories in symplectic topology and gauge theory.
Room C80, Information Technology Engineering Building
Katrin Wehrheim*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(10215402) 
Sunday October 29, 2006, 2:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Analytic Combinatorics, IV
Room 227, Business School
Organizers:
Richard Ehrenborg, University of Kentucky and MIT jrge@ms.uky.edu
Margaret A. Readdy, University of Kentucky and MIT readdy@ms.uky.edu

2:30 p.m.
On the Torsion Part of the Homology of the Matching Complex.
Jakob Jonsson*, Department of Mathematics, MIT, Cambridge, MA
(10210598) 
3:00 p.m.
The Rank of Random Graphs.
Kevin P Costello*, Rutgers University
Van H Vu, Rutgers University
(102105215)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 2:30 p.m.4:10 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and Moduli Spaces, IV
Room 112, Business School
Organizers:
Dan Abramovich, Brown University abrmovic@math.brown.edu
Ralph M. Kaufmann, University of Connecticut, Storrs kaufmann@math.uconn.edu

2:30 p.m.
Explicit equations for and degenerations of $\overline{M}_{0,n}$.
Angela Gibney*, University of Pennsylvania
Diane Maclagan, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
(102114183) 
3:30 p.m.
On the Moduli of $\mathrm{SL} (3,\mathbb{C})$Bundles over a Surface of Euler Characteristic 1.
Sean Lawton*, Kansas State University
(10211423)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory of Compactified Moduli Spaces, IV
Room 122, Business School
Organizers:
Thomas J. Lada, North Carolina State University lada@math.ncsu.edu
Jim Stasheff, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill jds@math.upenn.edu

2:30 p.m.
Discussion. 
3:30 p.m.
Hopf algebras of graphs, multiple zeta values and motives.
Abhijnan Rej*, MaxPlanckInstitut fur Mathematik, Bonn
(10211472) 
4:00 p.m.
The orbifold cohomology of a global quotient of a manifold by an abelian Lie group.
Rebecca Goldin*, George Mason University
(10211495) 
4:30 p.m.
Poisson and other algebras on bordism groups of garlands.
Vladimir V Chernov*, Dartmouth College
(10215735)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Methods in Equivariant Topology, IV
Room 226, Business School
Organizers:
Tara Holm, University of Connecticut, Storrs tsh@math.uconn.edu
Tom C. Braden, University of Massachusetts, Amherst braden@math.umass.edu

2:30 p.m.
Symplectic geometry.
Jonathan Weitsman*, UC Santa Cruz
(102151212) 
3:00 p.m.
ChernSchwartzMacPherson classes for Schubert varieties in the Grassmannian.
Paolo Aluffi, Florida State University
Leonardo Constantin Mihalcea*, Duke University
(10211448) 
3:30 p.m.
Quiver coefficients of Dynkin type.
Anders S. Buch*, Rutgers University
(102114163)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Probability on Fractals, IV
Room 127, Business School
Organizers:
Robert S. Strichartz, Cornell University str@math.cornell.edu
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut, Storrs teplyaev@math.uconn.edu

2:30 p.m.
Outer approximation: a new approach to studying fractal Laplacians.
Tyrus Berry, Ohio State University
Stacey Goff, New College of Florida
Robert S Strichartz*, Cornell University
(102128116) 
2:55 p.m.
Spectra of selfsimilar Laplacians on the Sierpinski gasket with twists.
Anna Blasiak*, Middlebury college
Robert S Strichartz, Cornell Univ.
Baris Evren Ugurcan, Bilkent Univ.
(10212899) 
3:30 p.m.
Dirichlet Forms on HigherDimensional Analogues of the Sierpinski Gasket.
Michael Jeremy Barany*, Cornell University
Luke Rogers, Cornell University
(102128204) 
3:55 p.m.
Harmonic Gradients of Eigenfunction on the Sierpinski Gasket.
Jessie L DeGrado*, Cornell University
Luke G Rogers, Cornell University
Robert S Strichartz, Cornell University
(102128195) 
4:30 p.m.
What Happens to the Spectrum When You Perturb a Fractal Graph?
Marya Bessonov, North Carolina State University
Michael Jennings, Cornell University
Robyn L Miller*, Cornell University
Robert S Strichartz, Cornell University
(102126171) 
4:55 p.m.
Analogs of the quantum mechanical harmonic oscillator on the Sierpinski gasket.
Edward Fan, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Zuhair Khandker*, Princeton University
Robert S Strichartz, Cornell University
(102128117)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Computability Theory in Honor of Manuel Lerman's Retirement, IV
Room 211, Business School
Organizers:
Joseph S. Miller, University of Connecticut, Storrs josephmiller@math.uconn.edu
David Reed Solomon, University of Connecticut, Storrs solomon@math.uconn.edu

2:30 p.m.
Logic and Control Theory.
Anil Nerode*, Cornell University
(102103182) 
3:00 p.m.
Subsystems of 2ndorder arithmetic below $WKL_0$.
Stephen Binns*, University of Connecticut
(102103186) 
3:30 p.m.
Complex oscillations and the law of the iterated logarithm.
Bjoern KjosHanssen*, Cornell University
Anil Nerode, Cornell University
(102103165) 
4:00 p.m.
Direct definitions of the Turing Jump from degree classes.
Richard A Shore*, Cornell University
(10210352)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis and Nonlinear Geometric PDEs, IV
Room 336, Information Technology Engineering Building
Organizers:
Jesse Ratzkin, University of Connecticut ratzkin@math.uconn.edu
Rob Kusner, University of Massachusetts kusner@math.umass.edu
Wenxiong Chen, Yeshiva University
ZhengChao Han, Rutgers University

2:30 p.m.
On the extinction profile of solutions to the fast diffusion.
Panagiota Daskalopoulos, Columbia University
Natasa Sesum*, Columbia University
(102141142) 
3:20 p.m.
Ancient Solutions of the Affine Normal Flow.
John C Loftin*, Rutgers Newark
MaoPei Tsui, University of Toledo
(102135219) 
4:10 p.m.
On the Penrose Inequality of General Relativity.
Marcus A. Khuri*, Stony Brook University
(102183173)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday October 29, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Teichmuller Theory and Hyperbolic Geometry, IV
Room 202, Business School
Organizers:
Martin Bridgeman, Boston College martin.bridgeman.1@bc.edu
Jeffrey F. Brock, Brown University Jeffrey_Brock@brown.edu
Linda Keen, Lehman College, CUNY linda.keen@lehman.cuny.edu
Kasra Rafi, University of Connecticut, Storrs rafi@math.uconn.edu

3:00 p.m.
Grafting Coordinates for Teichm\"uller space.
David Dumas*, Brown University
Michael Wolf, Rice University
(102130100) 
3:30 p.m.
Grafting lines fellow travel Teichmuller geodesics.
YoungEun Choi*, Penn State Altoona
Kasra Rafi, University of Connecticut
(102132174) 
4:00 p.m.
Coarse geometry of mapping class groups.
Yair N Minsky*, Yale University
(102120193) 
4:30 p.m.
A structure theorem for twoparabolic space.
Jane Gilman*, Rutgers UnivesityNewark
(10212086)

3:00 p.m.