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
Sunday October 14, 2007

Sunday October 14, 2007, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium, Dane Smith Hall 
Sunday October 14, 2007, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Atrium, Dane Smith Hall 
Sunday October 14, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Methods of Heterogeneous Data Analysis, III
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.
Modified Machine Learning Framework for Anomalous Change Detection.
James Theiler*, Space and Remote Sensing Sciences Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(10326241) 
9:00 a.m.
A NonMathematical Definition of Information.
HansJoachim Ziock*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Stirling A Colgate, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(103200197) 
9:30 a.m.
Discussion 
10:00 a.m.
Entropy Estimation: Coincidences, Additivity, and Uninformative Priors.
Ilya M. Nemenman*, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545
(103262206)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Mathematical Physics, III
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.
Unitary Representations of the Artin Braid Group and Quantum Computing.
Louis H. Kauffman*, UIC
(10325767) 
9:00 a.m.
Anyons, Braids, and Tangles.
Gerald A. Goldin*, Rutgers University
(103281147) 
10:00 a.m.
Helicity, a vector field invariant in threespace.
Jason Parsley*, Wake Forest University
(103253200) 
10:30 a.m.
Glueballs and tight knots: theory and computation.
Ted Ashton, University of Georgia
Jason Cantarella*, University of Georgia
Thomas Kephart, Vanderbilt University
Eric Rawdon, St. Thomas University
(103253186)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical and Computational Aspects of Compressible Flow Problems, III
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.
Stable interface treatment for the Euler and NavierStokes equations.
Jan Nordstrom*, FOI, Uppsala University and KTH
(103265176) 
9:00 a.m.
A multidomain approach for farfield boundary conditions in incompressible flow.
Tim Colonius*, California Institute of Technology
Kunihiko Taira, California Institute of Technology
(103276187) 
10:00 a.m.
A simple justification of the singular limit for equatorial shallow water dynamics.
Alexandre Dutrifoy, Universit\'e Libre de Bruxelles
Andrew Majda, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
Steven Schochet*, Tel Aviv University
(103235138)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Operator Theory, III
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.
Bilinear embedding for elliptic partial differential operators in divergence form.
Oliver Dragicevic*, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Alexander Volberg, Michigan State University
(103242155) 
8:30 a.m.
Bellman function and a generalized Grothendieck inequality.
Leonid Slavin*, University of MIssouri  Columbia
(103242192) 
9:00 a.m.
The Small Ball Inequality and the Discrepancy Function in higher dimensions.
Dmitriy Bilyk*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Michael Lacey, Georgia Institute of Technology
Armen Vagharshakyan, Georgia Institute of Technology
(103242184) 
9:30 a.m.
$b$weighted dyadic $\mathrm{BMO}$ from dyadic $\mathrm{BMO}$ and associated $T(b)$ theorems.
Stephanie A. Salomone*, University of Portland
(103243118) 
10:00 a.m.
Ranktype $L^p$$L^q$ and Sobolev estimates for averages over submanifolds.
Philip T Gressman*, Yale University
(10324448) 
10:30 a.m.
A note on LlogL.
Alex Stokolos*, DePaul University
(10322634)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Affine Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 120, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
David Robert Finston, New Mexico State University dfinston@nmsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Stable tameness of coordinates and automorphisms.
Joost J Berson*, Department of Mathematics, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
(103213125) 
9:30 a.m.
Stably Tame Polynomial Automorphisms.
Sooraj Kuttykrishnan*, Washington University in St. Louis
(10321410) 
10:00 a.m.
Additive group actions on smooth affine surfaces and the instability of the MakarLimanov invariant  Preliminary report.
Adrien Dubouloz*, CNRS  Institut de Math\'ematiques de Bourgogne
(10321451)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in 2D Turbulence, III
Room 228, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Michael S. Jolly, Indiana University msjolly@indiana.edu
Greg Eyink, Johns Hopkins University eyink@ams.jhu.edu

8:30 a.m.
A study of the NavierStokes$\alpha$ model for twodimensional turbulence.
Susan Kurien, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Evelyn Lunasin, University of California
Mark A. Taylor, Sandia National Laboratory
Edriss S. Titi*, University of California, Irvine
(10327692) 
9:30 a.m.
Enstrophy dissipation in 2D incompressible fluids.
Milton C. Lopes Filho, UniCamp, Campinas, Brazil
Anna L. Mazzucato*, Penn State University
Helena J. Nussenzveig Lopes, Unicamp, Campinas, Brazil
(10327643) 
10:00 a.m.
Behavior of the average energy, enstrophy and palinstrophy of the 2D turbulent flows with high Grashof numbers.
Radu Dascaliuc*, Indiana University
Ciprian Foias, Texas A&M University
Michael S. Jolly, Indiana University
(10323590) 
10:30 a.m.
Estimates for the Kraichnan Spectrum.
C Foias, Texas A&M University
M S Jolly*, Indiana University
(103276205)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Variational Problems in Condensed Matter, III
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 lower critical field for the Anisotropic GinzburgLandau model.
Stanley Alama, McMaster University
Lia Bronsard*, McMaster University
Etienne Sandier, Universite Paris12
(103235145) 
9:00 a.m.
Lorentz space estimates for GinzburgLandau.
Ian Tice*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU
(10324931) 
9:30 a.m.
Local minimizers for the ChernSimonsHiggs energy.
Daniel Spirn*, University of Minnesota
(10323553) 
10:00 a.m.
Modeling and stability for bentcore liquid crystal fibers.
Daniel Phillips*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
Patricia Bauman, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
(10323547) 
10:30 a.m.
Thin boundary layers of chiral smectics.
Yaniv Almog*, LSU
(10324979)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis Applied to Partial Differential Equations, III
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.
Wave packet parametrices for evolutions governed by PDO's with rough symbols.
Jeremy Louis Marzuola*, Columbia University
Jason L Metcalfe, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Daniel I Tataru, University of California, Berkeley
(10323540) 
9:00 a.m.
Nonvariational Methods for Semilinear Elliptic Equations of Critical Growth.
Sarah Raynor*, Wake Forest University
(103235180) 
9:30 a.m.
Local Wellposedness for the $2+1$ Dimensional Monopole Equation.
Magdalena Czubak*, University of Texas at Austin
(10323573) 
10:00 a.m.
The 2D surface quasigeostrophic equation.
Jiahong Wu*, Oklahoma State University
(103235133) 
10:30 a.m.
Blowup and scattering for the 3d nonlinear Schr\"odinger equation.
Justin Holmer*, University of California, Berkeley
Svetlana Roudenko, Arizona State University
(103235201)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Structures on Manifolds, III
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.
Examples of toric SasakianEinstein Manifolds.
Craig C. van Coevering*, M. I. T.
(103253122) 
10:00 a.m.
QuaternionK\"ahler manifolds and $S^1$ actions.
Haydee Herrera*, Rutgers University  Camden
(103258103) 
10:30 a.m.
On some problems concerning the conformal geometry of quaternionic contact structures.
Dimiter Vassilev*, University of New Mexico
(103251113)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics: The Mathematics of Financial Markets and Structures, III
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.
Stochastic Volatility models: Leverage effect in continuous time.
Ionut Florescu*, Department of Mathematical Sciences / Stevens Institute of Technology
(10326084) 
9:30 a.m.
Consistent longmemory parameter estimation in a LARCH time series model and its connection to the Hurst parameter of the fractional Brownian motion.
Michael Levine*, Department of Statistics, Purdue University
Soledad Torres, Depto de Estadistica, Universidad de Valparaiso
Frederi Viens, Dept of Statistics, Purdue University
(103262106) 
10:00 a.m.
Development of numerical methods and simulations to forecast and optimize New Mexico red chile harvest.
Delia Julieta Valles Rosales*, New Mexico State University
Christopher Erickson, New Mexico State University
James Libbin, New Mexico State University
Mariani C Mariani, New Mexico State University
Maria P. Beccar Varela, New Mexico State University
Donovan Fuqua, New Mexico State University
(10326571) 
10:30 a.m.
Analyzing Financial Indices with Machine Learning Techniques.
Inna V. Pivkina*, Department of Computer Science, NMSU
Maria Christina Mariani, Department of Mathematical Sciences, NMSU
(10329045)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 14, 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.
Modulation theory for two dimentional nonlinear equations.
Gustavo CruzPacheco*, IIMASUNAM
MaCarmen Jorge, IIMASUNAM
Antonmaria A Minzoni, IIMASUNAM
Noel F Smyth, University of Edinburgh
(103276208) 
9:30 a.m.
On the structure of systems of integrable equations.
Vladimir Novikov*, School of Mathematics, Loughborough University
Alexander Mikhailov, School of Mathematics, University of Leeds
Jing Ping Wang, Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Kent
(103235159) 
10:00 a.m.
Pulse propagation in massive multichannel optical fiber communication networks with a meanfield model.
Yeojin Chung*, Department of Mathematics, Southern Methodist University
Avner Peleg, Arizona Center for Mathematical Sciences, University of Arizona
(103200112) 
10:30 a.m.
Decompositions of the KdV 2soliton.
Alex Kasman*, College of Charleston
(103235104)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Methods in Harmonic Analysis and Signal Processing, II
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

9:00 a.m.
Fourier sketching: lowcomplexity computation of sparse DFT.
Laurent Demanet*, Stanford University
(10324235) 
9:30 a.m.
Dimensionality Reduction of ManifoldModeled Data via Random Projections.
Michael B Wakin*, University of Michigan  Ann Arbor
(103294108) 
10:00 a.m.
Architectures for Compressive Sampling.
Justin Romberg*, Georgia Tech
(103294143) 
10:30 a.m.
Statistical Leverage and Improved Matrix Algorithms.
Michael W. Mahoney*, Yahoo Research
(103215149)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Applications of Algebraic Topology, III
Room 324, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
Ross Staffeldt, New Mexico State University ross@nmsu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Quandles and Linking Number.
V. Sam Nelson*, Pomona College
Natasha Harrell, University of California, Riverside
(10325508) 
9:30 a.m.
Topology of EEG Data.
Ross E. Staffeldt*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces NM 88003
(103255116) 
10:00 a.m.
Discussion

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
The role of probability in compressed sensing.
Room 125, Dane Smith Hall
Emmanuel J Candes*, California Institute of Technology
(10326001) 
Sunday October 14, 2007, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Ainfinity structures and theta series.
Room 125, Dane Smith Hall
Alexander Polischuk*, University of Oregon
(10321402) 
Sunday October 14, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Structures on Manifolds, IV
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.
Topological bounds for hyperk{\"a}hler manifolds.
Justin Sawon*, Colorado State University
(10325377) 
4:00 p.m.
QuaternionicK\"ahler reductions and Wolf spaces.
Daniele Grandini*, University of New Mexico
(103253190)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics: The Mathematics of Financial Markets and Structures, IV
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.
Perpetual real put options and art market efficiency.
Carlos A. Ulibarri*, New Mexico Tech
Peter C. Anselmo, New Mexico Tech
K. S. Hovespian, New Mexico Tech
(10329174) 
3:30 p.m.
DistributionValued Weak Solutions to a Parabolic Differential Equation that Arises in Financial Mathematics.
Michael S Eydenberg*, New Mexico State University
Maria C. Mariani, New Mexico State University
(10323570) 
4:00 p.m.
Normalized Truncated Levy Models and Detrended Fluctuation Analysis applied to the study of the behavior of financial and agricultural indices and farm portfolios.
Vijay Kumar Mani*, New Mexico State University
Maria Pia Beccar Varela, New Mexico State University
James D. Libbin, New Mexico State University
Maria Christina Mariani, New Mexico State University
Christopher A. Erickson, New Mexico State University
Delia J. VallesRosales, New Mexico State University
(10326055) 
4:30 p.m.
Estimating the Risk Versus Return Trade Off.
Rod A Freed*, University of California Irvine
(10326016)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Methods of Heterogeneous Data Analysis, IV
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.
ObjectOriented Image Segmentation.
Alexei N Skurikhin*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(103268191) 
4:00 p.m.
Nearest neighbor classification for facies delineation.
Daniel M. Tartakovsky, University of California, San Diego and Los Alamos National Laboratory
Brendt Wohlberg*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Alberto Guadagnini, Politecnico di Milano
(103262193) 
4:30 p.m.
How to Validate RadiationHydrodynamics Simulations of a LaserDriven Experiment.
Barbara G. DeVolder*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
James A. Cobble, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Thomas E. Tierney, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Nelson M. Hoffman, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(103268109) 
5:00 p.m.
Calculating the Temperature of ShortLived Plasma.
Tiffany R Hayes*, Los Alamos National Laboratory/University of New Mexico
(10327858) 
5:30 p.m.
Strategies in Compton scattering artifact removal from Xray radiographs.
Robert Michal Owczarek*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Ousseini Lankoande, Instrument Technology Inc.
(103294101)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Affine Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 120, Dane Smith Hall
Organizers:
David Robert Finston, New Mexico State University dfinston@nmsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Families of Affine Fibrations.
Daniel Daigle, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Ottawa
Gene Freudenburg*, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University
(10321462) 
3:30 p.m.
Rigid rings, almostrigid rings, and infinitely generated invariants.
Stefan. Maubach*, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
(10321480) 
4:00 p.m.
Projections Between Affine Cones of Grassmann Varieties and the Universality of Rank 6 Pl\"ucker Relations.
Alex Kasman*, College of Charleston
(10321406)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Mathematical Physics, IV
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.
Hochschild homology of Frobenius algebras via link diagrams; Khovanov homology.
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University
(10325746) 
4:00 p.m.
Algebra structure in Kauffman Bracket Skein Module of twisted Ibundles.
Milena Dorota Pabiniak*, George Washington University
Jozef H Przytycki, George Washington University
(103257152) 
4:30 p.m.
Torsion in Chromatic Graph Cohomology.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, The George Washington University
Milena Pabiniak, The George Washington University
Jozef H. Przytycki, The George Washington University
(103257150) 
5:00 p.m.
The Milnor's $\mu_{123}$ invariant for the asymptotic Schwartzman's cycle.
R. Komendarczyk*, University of Pennsylvania
(103276114) 
5:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Variational Problems in Condensed Matter, IV
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.
Mathematical modeling of ferroelectric liquid crystals.
Jinhae Park*, Purdue University
M. Carme Calderer, University of Minnesota
(10324942) 
3:30 p.m.
The continuum theory for smectic C* liquid crystals and its application to reorientation dynamics.
Sookyung Joo*, University of California, Santa Barbara
MariaCarme Calderer, University of Minnesota
(10327649) 
4:00 p.m.
Phase transitions between swollen and collapsed states of polymeric gels.
Carme Calderer*, University of Minnesota, School of Mathematics
(10323594)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 3:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical and Computational Aspects of Compressible Flow Problems, IV
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.
Nonlinear wave interaction and evolutionary behaviour of a shock in a relaxing gas.
V D Sharma*, I I T Bombay, India
(103235117)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 14, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Operator Theory, IV
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.
Topics on secondorder elliptic equations in unbounded domains: from harmonic functions to viscosity solutions.
Antonio Vitolo*, University of Salerno
(103235130) 
3:30 p.m.
Growth Conditions for Solutions of the Heat Equation and Hermite Heat Equation with Boundary Values in the Dual of the BeurlingBjorck Space.
Michael S Eydenberg*, New Mexico State University
(10324666) 
4:00 p.m.
Extensions of the Nemytsky Operator: Distributional Solutions of Nonlinear Problems.
Josefina Alvarez, Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Mexico State University
Maria Cristina Mariani*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, New Mexico State University
(10324720) 
4:30 p.m.
Shorttime Fourier transform over the Silva space.
Hamed M Obiedat*, Hashemite University
(10324630) 
5:00 p.m.
Extensions of an Inequality for Real Trigonometric Polynomials.
Mohammed A. Qazi*, Tuskegee University
Q. I. Rahman, Universite de Montreal
(10324214) 
5:30 p.m.
Some Fixed Point Theory of Mappings on GMetric Spaces I.
Zead yousef Mustafa*, The Hashemite University
(10324637)

3:00 p.m.