AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Sunday, October 21, 2007 00:26:11
2007 Fall Western Section Meeting
Albuquerque, NM, October 1314, 2007 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1032
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday October 13, 2007

Saturday October 13, 2007, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium, Dane Smith Hall 
Saturday October 13, 2007, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Atrium, Dane Smith Hall 
Saturday October 13, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Methods of Heterogeneous Data Analysis, I
Room 327, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Hanna Ewa Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory hanna_m@lanl.gov
Nikita A. Sakhanenko, University of New Mexico sanik@cs.unm.edu

8:00 a.m.
Diagnosis and Prognosis: From RuleBased Systems to FirstOrder Graphical Models.
George F. Luger*, Computer Science Department, University of New Mexico
(10326885) 
9:00 a.m.
Causally Informed Context Management and Model Induction in a ContextPartitioned Stochastic Modeling System.
Nikita A. Sakhanenko*, Computer Science Department, University of New Mexico
(10326893) 
9:30 a.m.
An Investigation of Methods to Determine Weights for the OWA Operator.
Roshan R. Rammohan*, Dept. of Computer Science, University of New Mexico
Jung J. Kim, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of New Mexico
Mahmoud R. Taha, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of New Mexico
Timothy J. Ross, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of New Mexico
(103247171) 
10:00 a.m.
Evolution of imagery analysis software by a genetic algorithm.
Steven P. Brumby*, Space and Remote Sensing Sciences, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(103268173)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in 2D Turbulence, I
Room 228, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Michael S. Jolly, Indiana University msjolly@indiana.edu
Greg Eyink, Johns Hopkins University eyink@ams.jhu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Lagrangian measurements of QuasiTwoDimensional Turbulence.
Robert E Ecke*, Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Michael K Rivera, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(10327627) 
9:00 a.m.
Quasitwodimensional turbulent decay and fossil turbulence.
Peter Vorobieff*, The University of New Mexico
Tanveer Shakeel, Eclipse Aviation
Aparna Korlimarla, AMD
(103276163) 
9:30 a.m.
Coherent Structures Resulting from "Energy Condensation" in 2D Inverse Cascades.
Colm Connaughton*, Center for Nonlinear Studies, LANL and Univ. of Warwick, UK
(103276134) 
10:00 a.m.
On the locality of the enstrophy cascade in a 2D flow.
Alexey Cheskidov*, University of Chicago
Peter Constantin, University of Chicago
Susan Friendalder, University of Illinois
Roman Svydkoy, University of Illinois
(103276158) 
10:30 a.m.
Energy dissipation in lowwavenumberforced and fractalforced flows.
Alexey Cheskidov, University of Michigan
Charles R Doering, University of Michigan
Nikola P Petrov*, University of Oklahoma
(103276148)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Mathematical Physics, I
Room 229, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Rafal Komendarczyk, University of Pennsylvania rako@math.upenn.edu
Robert Michal Owczarek, Los Alamos National Laboratory rmo@lanl.gov

8:00 a.m.
Optical field interaction with multilevel atoms embedded in negative refractive index material.
I. Gabitov*, University of Arizona
R. Indik, University of Arizona
B. Kennedy, University of Arizona
(103278209) 
9:00 a.m.
Modeling ultraviolet light propagation in air.
Alejandro Aceves*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico
Alexey Sukhinin, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, U. of New Mexico
JeanClaude Diels, Department of Physics and Astronomy, U. of New Mexico
(103278121) 
10:00 a.m.
Rethinking the KP Hierarchy: Rank One Operators and Rank Six Quadrics.
Alex Kasman*, Department of Mathematics / College of Charleston
(10325809) 
10:30 a.m.
Temperature in Laser Inducted Plasma Experiments.
Hanna E Makaruk*, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM
(10327860)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Applications of Algebraic Topology, I
Room 324, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Ross Staffeldt, New Mexico State University ross@nmsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Introduction to Topology of Data Sets.
Ross E. Staffeldt*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces NM 88003
(103255115) 
9:00 a.m.
Excursions in Computational and Discrete Morse Theory.
Abhishek Jayantilal Rathod*, Stanford University
(10325525) 
10:00 a.m.
Hodge Theory and Rank Aggregation.
Yuan Yao*, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University
LekHeng Lim, University of California at Berkeley
(103255203)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical and Computational Aspects of Compressible Flow Problems, I
Room 326, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Jens Lorenz, University of New Mexico lorenz@math.unm.edu
Thomas M. Hagstrom, University of New Mexico hagstrom@math.unm.edu

8:00 a.m.
Analyticity in time and backward uniqueness for weak solutions of the NavierStokes equations of multidimensional, compressible flow.
David Hoff*, Indiana University
Eugene Tsyganov, Indiana University
(103235102) 
9:00 a.m.
Analysis of the BrennerKlimontovich Modifications of the NSFSystem.
Thomas Hagstrom, The University of New Mexico
Jens Lorenz*, The University of New Mexico
(10327695) 
10:00 a.m.
Entropy structure and global solutions for hyperbolic systems of balance laws.
WenAn Yong*, Tsinghua University, China
(103235128)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Operator Theory, I
Room 224, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Maria C. Pereyra, University of New Mexico crisp@math.unm.edu
Wilfredo O. Urbina, University of New Mexico wurbina@math.unm.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discussion 
8:30 a.m.
Boundedness for a bilinear model sum operator on $\mathbb R^n$.
Erin Terwilleger*, University of Connecticut
(103242188) 
9:00 a.m.
The bilinear multiplier problem for the ellipsoid.
Loukas Grafakos, University of Missouri
Maria del Carmen Reguera Rodriguez*, University of Missouri
(103242167) 
9:30 a.m.
Multilinear singular integrals associated with rough kernels.
Geoff Diestel*, University of South Carolina
Loukas Grafakos, University of Missouri
(103242157) 
10:00 a.m.
Properties of solutions to the biharmonic equation on nonsmooth domains.
Svitlana Mayboroda*, The Ohio State University
Vladimir Maz'ya, The Ohio State University
(103235183) 
10:30 a.m.
Global exponential bounds for Green's functions of Schr\"{o}dinger operators.
Michael W. Frazier*, University of Tennessee
Igor E. Verbitsky, University of Birmingham, UK
(103235141)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Variational Problems in Condensed Matter, I
Room 234, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Lia Bronsard, McMaster University bronsard@mcmaster.ca
Tiziana Giorgi, New Mexico State University tgiorgi@nmsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
On the Phase Diagram for Microphase Separation of Diblock Copolymers: Small Volume Fraction Regimes.
Rustum Choksi*, Simon Fraser University
(103235160) 
9:00 a.m.
Sharp Interface Limits in the Study of Rare Events.
Maria G. Westdickenberg*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(103249137) 
9:30 a.m.
Mathematical characterization of equilibria of the Smoluchowski equation for nematic liquid crystalline polymers.
Hong Zhou*, Naval Postgraduate School
Hongyun Wang, UC Santa Cruz
Qi Wang, Florida State University
M. Gregory Forest, UNC Chapel Hill
(10323533) 
10:00 a.m.
Solving Diffuse Charge Equations.
Rolf Josef Ryham*, Mathematics, Rice University
(10323538) 
10:30 a.m.
On Viscoelstic Materials.
Chun Liu*, Department of Mathematics, Penn State University
(103235185)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis Applied to Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 225, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Justin Holmer, University of California Berkeley holmer@math.berkeley.edu
Changxing Miao, Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics miao_changxing@iapcm.ac.cn
Jiaong Wu, Oklahoma State University jiahong@math.okstate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Initial Boundary Value Problems of the Kortewegde Vries Equation.
ShuMing Sun*, Virginia Tech
(103235156) 
9:00 a.m.
Scattering for energy critical NLS and NLKG equations in two space dimension.
Slim Ibrahim*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Arizona State University
Mohamed Majdoub, Depatment of Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis
Nader Masmoudi, The Courant Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Kenji Nakanishi, Department of Mathematics, Kyoto University
(103235181) 
9:30 a.m.
Scattering for $H^{1/2}$ bounded solutions of the cubic, defocusing NLS in 3d.
Carlos E. Kenig*, Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago
(10323581) 
10:00 a.m.
Boundary Value Problems for Dispersive Equations in Large Sobolev Spaces.
Jerry L. Bona*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10323518) 
10:30 a.m.
On the singular solutions of $L^2$critical Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equations below $H^1$.
Sahbi Keraani*, IRMAR, Université Rennes 1, France
(10323552)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 123, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Alexandru Buium, University of New Mexico buium@math.unm.edu
Michael J. Nakamaye, University of New Mexico nakamaye@math.unm.edu

9:00 a.m.
An Ideal Separating Extension of Affine Space.
Paul S Pedersen*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(10321326) 
10:00 a.m.
On the Minimal Model Program for Varieties of General Type.
Paolo Cascini*, UC Santa Barbara
(10321450)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Structures on Manifolds, I
Room 223, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Charles Boyer, University of New Mexico cboyer@math.unm.edu
Krzysztof Galicki, University of New Mexico galicki@math.unm.edu

9:00 a.m.
Conjugate points on length spaces.
Krishnan Shankar*, University of Oklahoma
Christina Sormani, City University of New York (CUNY) Lehman
(103253111) 
10:00 a.m.
The energy of a K\"ahler class on admissible bundles.
Santiago R Simanca, University of New Mexico
Christina Wiis T{\o}nnesenFriedman*, Union College
(10325875) 
10:30 a.m.
On the contact Goldberg conjecture.
Tedi Draghici*, Florida International University
(103253136)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics: The Mathematics of Financial Markets and Structures, I
Room 325, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Cristina Mariani, New Mexico State University mmariani@nmsu.edu
Kenneth Martin, New Mexico State University kjmartin@nmsu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic Analysis of a CoxIngersollRoss Type Diffusion.
Robert G Smits*, New Mexico State University
(10326007) 
9:30 a.m.
The best 2CUSUM rules for quickest detection of twosided alternatives in a Brownian motion model.
Olympia Hadjiliadis*, C.U.N.Y.
(10326065) 
10:00 a.m.
Stochastic volatility: option pricing using a multinomial recombining tree.
Frederi G Viens*, Department of Statistics, Purdue University
Ionut Florescu, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken NJ
(103260142)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves in Optics, Hydrodynamics and Plasmas
Room 227, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Alejandro Aceves, University of New Mexico aceves@math.unm.edu
Pavel Lushnikov, University of New Mexico plushnik@math.unm.edu

9:00 a.m.
Nonlocal beam propagation in hot and cold atomic vapors.
M Saffman*, University of Wisconsin
(103278174) 
9:30 a.m.
Modeling optical supercontinuum generation in photonic structures.
Alejandro Aceves*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico
Michelle Hummel, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, U. of New Mexico
Ronald Chen, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, U. of New Mexico
Thomas Hagstrom, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, U. of New Mexico
(103278120) 
10:00 a.m.
Pulse color switching in negative index materials with three level atoms.
Ildar R Gabitov*, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
Gregor Kovacic, Dept of Mathematical Sciences, Renssealer Polytechnic Institute
Kathryn Rasmussen, Dept of Mathematical Sciences, Renssealer Polytechnic Institute
(103278168) 
10:30 a.m.
Solitary waves in plasmonic Bragg gratings.
Alexander O. Korotkevich*, L.D. Landau Instutite for Theoretical Physics
Ildar R. Gabitov, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
Andrey I. Maimistov, Department of Solid State Physics, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute
(103278161)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Affine Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 120, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
David Robert Finston, New Mexico State University dfinston@nmsu.edu

9:00 a.m.
The equivalence of the Jacobian, Dixmier and Poisson conjectures.
Arno Richardus van den Essen*, Dept of Mathematics, Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
(10321498) 
10:00 a.m.
A Vanishing Conjecture on Differential Operators with Constant Coefficients.
Wenhua Zhao*, Department of Mathematics, Illinois State University
(10321454) 
10:30 a.m.
Embeddings of affine space (preliminary report ).
James K Deveney*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(10321399)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Elliptic hypergeometric integrals.
Room 125, Dane Smith Hall
Eric M Rains*, California Institute of Technology
(10323303) 
Saturday October 13, 2007, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
SAGE: Open source mathematics software
Room 125, Dane Smith Hall
William E. Stein*, University of California San Diego 
Saturday October 13, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 123, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Alexandru Buium, University of New Mexico buium@math.unm.edu
Michael J. Nakamaye, University of New Mexico nakamaye@math.unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
Orbits of rational points on certain $K3$ surfaces.
Arthur Baragar*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(103211110) 
4:00 p.m.
Effective Fiber Spaces for Threefolds.
Adam T. Ringler*, University of New Mexico
(103214105) 
5:00 p.m.
Generic ordinarity of semistable fibrations.
Junmyeong Jang*, Purdue University
(10321476)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Structures on Manifolds, II
Room 223, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Charles Boyer, University of New Mexico cboyer@math.unm.edu
Krzysztof Galicki, University of New Mexico galicki@math.unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
Classification of cohomogeneity one manifolds in low dimensions.
Corey A. Hoelscher*, Rutgers University
(103253204) 
4:00 p.m.
The Geometry of Filiform Nilpotent Lie Groups.
Megan M Kerr*, Wellesley College
Tracy L Payne, Idaho State University
(103253179) 
4:30 p.m.
Special K\"ahlerRicci potentials and Ricci solitons.
Gideon Maschler*, Emory University
(103253162) 
5:00 p.m.
Special Reeb vector fields on Sasaki manifolds.
Santiago R. Simanca*, University of New Mexico
(103258151)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics: The Mathematics of Financial Markets and Structures, II
Room 325, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Cristina Mariani, New Mexico State University mmariani@nmsu.edu
Kenneth Martin, New Mexico State University kjmartin@nmsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Asset price dynamics with heterogeneous, limitedinformation agents.
Alec N Kercheval*, Florida State University
Paul M. Beaumont, Florida State University
Andrew J. Culham, Florida Power and Light, Jupiter, FL
(103290126) 
4:00 p.m.
On Coarse Data Modeling in Some Economic Problems.
Hung T. Nguyen*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Mexico State University
(10326236) 
5:00 p.m.
A Model for the Money Supply.
Jerry L. Bona*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jenny X. Li, The Pennsylvania State University
(103291175)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves in Optics, Hydrodynamics and Plasmas
Room 227, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Alejandro Aceves, University of New Mexico aceves@math.unm.edu
Pavel Lushnikov, University of New Mexico plushnik@math.unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
Is there a ``Strong'' Energy Cascade in Wave Turbulence?
Colm Connaughton*, Center for Nonlinear Studies, LANL and Univ. Of Warwick, UK
(103276135) 
3:30 p.m.
Application of complex analysis to the selective withdrawal problem.
Vladimir Ajaev*, Department of Mathematics, Southern Methodist University
Rouslan Krechetnikov, Department of Mathematics, University of Alberta, Canada
(103276198) 
4:00 p.m.
Numerical study of reactive RayleighTaylor instability.
Natalia Vladimirova*, University of Chicago, LANL
Michael Chertkov, LANL
(10327697) 
4:30 p.m.
Turbulent Mixing in Imploding RichtmyerMeshkov Instability.
John W. Grove*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Thomas Masser, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(103276199) 
5:00 p.m.
Backscatter instability of incoherent beam in high temperature plasma.
Pavel M Lushnikov*, Univerisity of New Mexico
Harvey A Rose, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(10327812)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Methods of Heterogeneous Data Analysis, II
Room 327, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Hanna Ewa Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory hanna_m@lanl.gov
Nikita A. Sakhanenko, University of New Mexico sanik@cs.unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
Singular Value Decomposition of Spatiotemporal Correlations in ComputerGenerated Spike Trains.
Garrett T Kenyon*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(10329269) 
4:00 p.m.
Dynamic Functional Neuroimaging through Probabilistic Integration of Multiple Imaging Modalities.
John S. George*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Sung Chan Jun, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Sergey Plis, University of New Mexico
David M. Schmidt, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(103292153) 
5:00 p.m.
Dynamic Bayesian Networks for joint analysis of functional neuroimaging data.
Sergey M Plis*, Department of Computer Science, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
Terran Lane, Department of Computer Science, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
(103268166)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Computational Methods in Harmonic Analysis and Signal Processing, I
Room 226, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Emmanuel Candes, California Institute of Technology emmanuel@acm.caltech.edu
Joseph D. Lakey, New Mexico State University jlakey@nmsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Fast Directional Multilevel Algorithms for Oscillatory Kernels.
Bjorn Engquist, University of Texas at Austin
Lexing Ying*, University of Texas at Austin
(10326563) 
3:30 p.m.
Uniqueness of Lifting Factorizations for Linear Phase Filter Banks and Wavelets.
Christopher M. Brislawn*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(103294123) 
4:00 p.m.
Error estimates for recursive consistent estimation.
Alexander M. Powell*, Vanderbilt University
(10324261) 
4:30 p.m.
Minimization theorem for 1bit quantization for finite frames.
Onur Oktay*, University of Maryland  College Park
(103242189) 
5:00 p.m.
Characteristic wavelet equations and generalizations of the spectral function.
Veronika Furst*, Fort Lewis College
(103242129) 
5:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Affine Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 120, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
David Robert Finston, New Mexico State University dfinston@nmsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
$G_a$actions and completions.
Masayoshi Miyanishi*, Kwansei Gakuin University
(10321405) 
4:00 p.m.
In search of irreducible $G_a$actions.
Anthony J. Crachiola*, Saginaw Valley State University
(10321486) 
4:30 p.m.
Geometry of kernels of locally nilpotent derivations on a polynomial ring having slices.
Kayo Masuda*, University of Hyogo
(10321413) 
5:00 p.m.
Density Property of Affine Algebraic Manifolds.
Shulim Kaliman*, University of Miami, Department of Mathematics
Frank Kutzschebauch, University of Bern
(10321482)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in 2D Turbulence, II
Room 228, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Michael S. Jolly, Indiana University msjolly@indiana.edu
Greg Eyink, Johns Hopkins University eyink@ams.jhu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Physical Mechanism of the 2D Inverse Energy Cascade: Progress and Problems.
Gregory L Eyink*, The Johns Hopkins University
(103276131) 
4:00 p.m.
Numerical Studies of Physical Mechanism of the TwoDimensional Inverse Energy Cascade.
Shiyi Chen*, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Robert Ecke, CNLS, Los Alamos
Gregory Eyink, Johns Hopkins University
Michael Rivera, Los Alamos
Minping Wang, Johns Hopkins University
Zuoli Xiao, Johns Hopkins University
(10327672) 
4:30 p.m.
Eddies and Waves in a Family of Dispersive Dynamically Active Scalars.
Leslie M. Smith*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Jai Sukhatme, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(10327696) 
5:00 p.m.
Current status of two dimensional turbulence.
Eleftherios Gkioulekas*, University of Central Florida
(103276132) 
5:30 p.m.
Casimir Cascades in Two Dimensional Turbulence.
John C. Bowman*, University of Alberta
Jahanshah Davoudi, University of Toronto
(103276154)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Mathematical Physics, II
Room 229, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Rafal Komendarczyk, University of Pennsylvania rako@math.upenn.edu
Robert Michal Owczarek, Los Alamos National Laboratory rmo@lanl.gov

3:00 p.m.
Recent unique continuation results for evolution equations.
Gerard Misiolek*, University of Notre Dame
(103235140) 
4:00 p.m.
Grand Unification: MassEnergy and SpaceTime in Einstein's Special Thoery of Relativity.
Garret Eugene Sobczyk*, Universidad de Las Americas Puebla
Tolga Yarman, Okan University
(103283119) 
5:00 p.m.
On convergence of a series solution of peristaltic movement.
Robert Michal Owczarek*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(103276146) 
5:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Variational Problems in Condensed Matter, II
Room 234, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Lia Bronsard, McMaster University bronsard@mcmaster.ca
Tiziana Giorgi, New Mexico State University tgiorgi@nmsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
On a type of free boundary problems arising from material science.
Huiqiang Jiang*, University of Pittsburgh
(10323519) 
3:30 p.m.
Some remarks regarding vortices in BoseEinstein condensates.
Alberto Montero*, Assistant professor, University of Akron
(103235196) 
4:00 p.m.
Convergence of a modified AllenCahn equation to a prescribed mean curvature problem.
Stephane Kirsch*, Laboratoire JacquesLouis Lions, Université Paris VI
(10323532) 
4:30 p.m.
Quantum and classical behavior in a model for a supersolid.
Amandine Aftalion, University of Paris 6
Xavier Blanc, University of Paris 6
Robert L Jerrard*, University of Toronto
(103235107) 
5:00 p.m.
$\Gamma$limit of the GinzburgLandau energy in a thin domain with a large magnetic field.
TienTsan Shieh*, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
(10324957) 
5:30 p.m.
Fourfold symmetric solution of the Ginzburg Landau equations for dwave superconductors.
Minkyun Kim*, Purdue University
Daniel Phillips, Purdue University
(10323587)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Computational Applications of Algebraic Topology, II
Room 324, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Ross Staffeldt, New Mexico State University ross@nmsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Applications of persistent homology.
Gunnar Erik Carlsson*, Stanford University
(103255164) 
4:00 p.m.
Numerical integration with respect to Euler characteristic.
Yuliy Baryshnikov, Alcatel / Lucent
Robert Ghrist*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(103255144) 
5:00 p.m.
Persistent homology of human speech data.
Kevin P Knudson*, Mississippi State University
(10325578)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis Applied to Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 225, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Justin Holmer, University of California Berkeley holmer@math.berkeley.edu
Changxing Miao, Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics miao_changxing@iapcm.ac.cn
Jiaong Wu, Oklahoma State University jiahong@math.okstate.edu

3:00 p.m.
Exact Controllability of the Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equation on a Bounded Interval.
Lionel Rosier, Institut Elie Cartan, Universit\'e Henri Poincar\'e Nancy 1
Bingyu Zhang*, University of Cincinnati
(103235170) 
3:30 p.m.
Strichartz estimates on manifolds with boundary.
Matthew D Blair*, University of New Mexico and University of Rochester
Hart F Smith, University of Washington
Christopher D Sogge, Johns Hopkins University
(10323588) 
4:00 p.m.
The Schr\"odinger and Floquet equations with $L^{n/2}$ potentials.
Michael Goldberg*, Johns Hopkins University
(10323568) 
4:30 p.m.
The regularity of weak solutions to magnetomicropolar fluid equations.
Baoquan Yuan*, College of Mathematics and Informatics, Henan Polytechnic University, Henan, P.R. China
(10323544) 
5:00 p.m.
Fast soliton splitting by an attractive delta potential.
Kiril Datchev*, University of California, Berkeley
Justin Holmer, University of California, Berkeley
(103235169) 
5:30 p.m.
Global wellposedness and scattering for the energycritical, defocusing Hartree equation in $\mathbb{R}^{1+n}$.
Xu Guixiang*, Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics
(10323564)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical and Computational Aspects of Compressible Flow Problems, II
Room 326, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Jens Lorenz, University of New Mexico lorenz@math.unm.edu
Thomas M. Hagstrom, University of New Mexico hagstrom@math.unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
Stability of Shocks on Bounded Intervals.
Gunilla Kreiss*, Uppsala University
(103235177) 
4:00 p.m.
High Speed Flow Solvers for Overlapping Grids.
Jeffrey W. Banks*, Sandia National Laboratory
(103276182) 
5:00 p.m.
Mathematical Models of Detonation in Single and Multiphase Reactive Flow.
Donald W. Schwendeman*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(103276202)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Operator Theory, II
Room 224, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Maria C. Pereyra, University of New Mexico crisp@math.unm.edu
Wilfredo O. Urbina, University of New Mexico wurbina@math.unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
A Schurtype analysis of the minimal weak unitary dilations of a given contraction operator.
Stefania A.M. Marcantognini*, Instituto Venezolano de Investigaciones Científicas
(10324791) 
3:30 p.m.
The relaxed commutant lifting problem.
M. D. Moran*, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Universidad Simon Bolivar
(103247127) 
4:00 p.m.
On the two weight problem for the Hilbert Transform.
Carlos Perez*, Universidad de Sevilla (Spain) and Univeristy of Kansas
David CruzUribe, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Jose Maria Martell, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Spain
(103242165) 
4:30 p.m.
Twoweight, Rubio de Francia extrapolation.
David V. CruzUribe*, Trinity College, Hartford CT
Carlos Perez, Universidad de Sevilla
Jose Maria Martell, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
(10324283) 
5:00 p.m.
Bounds on the norm of the dyadic paraproduct on weighted Lebesgue spaces.
Oleksandra V Beznosova*, The Univerity of New Mexico
Maria Cristina Pereyra, University of New Mexico
(103242194) 
5:30 p.m.
Convergence and stability of the Calder\'on reproducing formula and waveletlike expansions.
James M Wilson*, Department of Mathematics, University of Vermont
(10324259)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 13, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Contributed Paper Session
Room 136, Dane Smith Hall

3:00 p.m.
The Laplace transform of the linear carfollowing model.
Mostafa Ghandehari*, University of Texas at Arlington
Siamak Ardekani, University of Texas at Arlington
(10323411) 
3:15 p.m.
Estimating Transport Coefficients in Reentrant Factory Models.
Ali Kemal Unver*, Arizona State University
Christian Ringhofer, Arizona State University
(10326521) 
3:30 p.m.
Computation of $K$theory for Noncommutative $CW$complexes.
Erich A. McAlister*, Fort Lewis College
(10324622) 
3:45 p.m.
Green's Functions on Large and Unbounded Intervals.
Oksana Guba*, University of New Mexico
(10323423) 
4:00 p.m.
Nonarchimedean Cantor Set and String.
Hung Lu*, Hawaii Pacific University
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
(10325124) 
4:15 p.m.
A Generalization of Hilbert Matrices.
David C Torney*, Round Ideas Institute
(10321556) 
4:30 p.m.
Matrices with Fibonacci Numbers as Entries.
Donald E. Beken, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Ralph E. DeMarr*, University of New Mexico
(10321539) 
4:45 p.m.
Fourier Series Vanishing on an Interval.
Dennis Nemzer*, California State University, Stanislaus
(103242124) 
5:00 p.m.
Optimization with multiple maximands.
Rod A Freed*, University of California, Irvine
(103249172) 
5:15 p.m.
Shells.
Arthur Knoebel*, Albuquerque, New Mexico
(103208178) 
5:30 p.m.
Behavior of the Norm of NFold Convolutions.
George C. Stey*, The Ohio State University, Columbus OH, 43210
(103242207)

3:00 p.m.