AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
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2008 Spring Western Section Meeting
Claremont, CA, May 34, 2008 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1039
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS
lapidus@math.ucr.edu,
lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Diophantine Problems and Discrete Geometry

Saturday May 3, 2008, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Diophantine Problems and Discrete Geometry, I
Room RN 15 (Lower Level), Roberts Hall North
Organizers:
Matthias Beck, San Francisco State University beck@math.sfsu.edu
Lenny Fukshansky, Claremont McKenna College lenny@cmc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Linear forms of finite sets of integers and lattice points.
Melvyn B. Nathanson*, CUNY ( Lehman College and the Graduate Center)
(103911108)

9:00 a.m.
Polyhedral reduction domains from perfect forms.
Achill Schuermann*, University of Magdeburg
(10391167)

9:30 a.m.
A Diophantine problem arising from a study in Galois groups.
M Filaseta*, University of South Carolina
S Laishram, University of Waterloo
N Saradha, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
(103911101)

10:00 a.m.
Exceptional sets for sums of primes and squares of primes.
Angel V Kumchev*, Towson University, MD
Jianya Liu, Shandong University, China
(10391156)

10:30 a.m.
The limiting curve of Jarn\'\i k's polygons.
Greg Martin*, University of British Columbia
(10391107)

Saturday May 3, 2008, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Diophantine Problems and Discrete Geometry, II
Room RN 15 (Lower Level), Roberts Hall North
Organizers:
Matthias Beck, San Francisco State University beck@math.sfsu.edu
Lenny Fukshansky, Claremont McKenna College lenny@cmc.edu

3:00 p.m.
A Banach space determined by the Weil height.
Daniel Allcock, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
Jeffrey D. Vaaler*, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
(10391146)

3:30 p.m.
Asymptotic results involving Ostrowski's decomposition of natural numbers.
Edward B. Burger*, Williams College
(10391195)

4:00 p.m.
Convex polygons with fixed diameter and maximal perimeter.
Michael J. Mossinghoff*, Davidson College
(103952117)

4:30 p.m.
An extension to the BrunTitchmarsh theorem.
Stephen Choi*, Department of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University
Kai Man Tsang, The University of Hong Kong
Tsz Ho Chan, University of Memphis
(10391141)

5:00 p.m.
Repulsion of imaginary quadratic numbers of low height.
Christopher D Sinclair*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(10391160)

5:30 p.m.
Lehmer's problem for integer symmetric matrices.
Chris J Smyth*, University of Edinburgh, UK
James F McKee, Royal Holloway, University of London
(10391217)

Sunday May 4, 2008, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Diophantine Problems and Discrete Geometry, III
Room RN 15 (Lower Level), Roberts Hall North
Organizers:
Matthias Beck, San Francisco State University beck@math.sfsu.edu
Lenny Fukshansky, Claremont McKenna College lenny@cmc.edu
Inquiries: meet@ams.org