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2007 Fall Eastern Section Meeting
New Brunswick, NJ, October 67, 2007 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1031
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Saturday October 6, 2007

Saturday October 6, 2007, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sale
Room 105, Scott Hall

Saturday October 6, 2007, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meetings Registration

Saturday October 6, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry and Arithmetic Geometry, I
Room 119, Scott Hall Organizers: Caterina Consani, Johns Hopkins University kc@math.jhu.edu
Li Guo, Rutgers University liguo@andromeda.rutgers.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 101, Scott Hall Organizers: Jooyoun Hong, University of California Riverside hongucr@gmail.com
Wolmer V. Vasconcelos, Rutgers University vasconce@math.rutgers.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations of Mathematical Physics, I (Dedicated to the Memory of Tom Branson)
Room 204, Scott Hall Organizers: Sagun Chanillo, Rutgers University chanillo@math.rutgers.edu
Michael K.H. Kiessling, Rutgers University miki@math.rutgers.edu
Avy Soffer, Rutgers University soffer@math.rutgers.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Probability and Combinatorics, I
Room 206, Scott Hall Organizers: Jeffry N. Kahn, Rutgers University jkahn@math.rutgers.edu
Van Ha Vu, Rutgers University vanvu@math.rutgers.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Set Theory of the Continuum, I
Room 214, Scott Hall Organizers: Simon R. Thomas, Rutgers University sthomas@math.rutgers.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Toric Varieties, I
Room 104, Scott Hall Organizers: Milena S. Hering, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications hering@ima.umn.edu
Diane Maclagan, Rutgers University maclagan@math.rutgers.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis of Complex Laplacians, I
Room 205, Scott Hall Organizers: Siqi Fu, Rutgers University, Camden sfu@camden.rutgers.edu
Xiaojun Huang, Rutgers University, New Brunswick huangx@math.rutgers.edu
Howard J. Jacobowitz, Rutgers University, Camden jacobowi@camden.rutgers.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Lie Group Actions and Their Quotients, I
Room 116, Scott Hall Organizers: Tara S. Holm, Cornell University tsh@math.cornell.edu
Rebecca F. Goldin, George Mason University rgoldin@math.gmu.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Act globally, compute locally: Localization in symplectic geometry.
Room 123, Scott Hall
Tara S. Holm*, Cornell University
(10315304)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Isometric embeddings and quasilocal mass.
Room 123, Scott Hall
MuTao Wang*, Columbia University
(10315303)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry and Arithmetic Geometry, II
Room 119, Scott Hall Organizers: Caterina Consani, Johns Hopkins University kc@math.jhu.edu
Li Guo, Rutgers University liguo@andromeda.rutgers.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Probability and Combinatorics, II
Room 206, Scott Hall Organizers: Jeffry N. Kahn, Rutgers University jkahn@math.rutgers.edu
Van Ha Vu, Rutgers University vanvu@math.rutgers.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 101, Scott Hall Organizers: Jooyoun Hong, University of California Riverside hongucr@gmail.com
Wolmer V. Vasconcelos, Rutgers University vasconce@math.rutgers.edu

3:00 p.m.
Complete Intersections on Hypersurfaces of projective nspace.
Anthony Vito Geramita*, Queen's Univ. Kingston, Ont./ Univ. of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
Enrico Carlini, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Luca Chiantini, Univ. di Siena, Siena, Italia
(10311420)

3:30 p.m.
Specialization of Ferrers ideals.
Alberto Corso*, Department of Mathematics, University of Kentucky
(103113126)

4:00 p.m.
OddCycleFree Complexes and the Koenig Property.
Massimo Caboara, University of Pisa, Italy
Sara Faridi*, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
(10311366)

4:30 p.m.
When is tight closure determined by the test ideal?
Janet C Vassilev, University of California, Riverside
Adela N Vraciu*, University of South Carolina
(10311351)

5:00 p.m.
When is the Gorenstein Colength of an Artinian Local Ring Two or Less?
Ananthnarayan Hariharan*, University of Kansas
(10311330)

5:30 p.m.
Full ideals.
Jooyoun Hong, University of California, Riverside
Heisook Lee, Ewha Womans University
Sunsook Noh*, Ewha Womans University
David E. Rush, University of California, Riverside
(103113134)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Set Theory of the Continuum, II
Room 214, Scott Hall Organizers: Simon R. Thomas, Rutgers University sthomas@math.rutgers.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Toric Varieties, II
Room 104, Scott Hall Organizers: Milena S. Hering, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications hering@ima.umn.edu
Diane Maclagan, Rutgers University maclagan@math.rutgers.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations of Mathematical Physics, II (Dedicated to the Memory of Tom Branson)
Room 204, Scott Hall Organizers: Sagun Chanillo, Rutgers University
Michael K.H. Kiessling, Rutgers University miki@math.rutgers.edu
Avy Soffer, Rutgers University

Saturday October 6, 2007, 3:00 p.m.6:10 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis of Complex Laplacians, II
Room 205, Scott Hall Organizers: Siqi Fu, Rutgers University, Camden sfu@camden.rutgers.edu
Xiaojun Huang, Rutgers University, New Brunswick huangx@math.rutgers.edu
Howard J. Jacobowitz, Rutgers University, Camden jacobowi@camden.rutgers.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Lie Group Actions and Their Quotients, II
Room 116, Scott Hall Organizers: Tara S. Holm, Cornell University tsh@math.cornell.edu
Rebecca F. Goldin, George Mason University rgoldin@math.gmu.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, I
Room 201, Scott Hall

3:00 p.m.
Some philosophical thoughts of Quantum Field Theory.
Julio Cesar Bueno de Andrade*, State S\~ao Paulo University  UNESP.
(10310306)

3:15 p.m.
Extension of Menalus theorem and cyclic quadrilateral theorem for any polygon in a generalized form.
Shree Ram Gupta, Kendriya Vidhylaya, Jhansi, UP, India
Madhusuden Agrawal*, ANSYS Inc
(10310332)

3:30 p.m.
Discussion.

3:45 p.m.
Random Search with Memory.
William G Kolata*, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Stefan Kolata, Department of Psychology, Rutgers University
(10310515)

4:00 p.m.
A Pair of Formulas Involving the Difference and Shift Operators and FibonacciLike Sequences.
Fangjun Arroyo*, Francis Marion University
Johnny Sun, Jilin University
(10310538)

4:15 p.m.
Hopf Cyclic homology (in the sense of dual theory) of Connes Moscovici Hopf algebra .
Bahram Rangipour*, The University of New Bruswick
(10311836)

4:30 p.m.
Convergence of Galerkin approximations for differential eigenvalue problems with derivative discontinuities.
Richard B Evans*, Rensselaer, Troy, NY
(103141139)

4:45 p.m.
On commuting powers of Banach and Hilbert space operators.
Fotios C Paliogiannis*, St. Francis College
(10314608)

5:00 p.m.
A topological vector space is Fr\'echetUrysohn iff it has bounded tightness.
J. K\c akol, A. Mickiewicz University, Pozna/'n, Poland
M. L\'opezPellicer, Universidad Polit\'ecnica, Valencia, Spain
A. R. Todd*, Baruch College, CUNY
(10314649)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 8:00 p.m.8:50 p.m.
Einstein Public Lecture in Mathematics
Spacetime conformal geometry, and a new extended cosmology.
Room 123, Scott Hall
Sir Roger Penrose*, University of Oxford
(10315301)
Sunday October 7, 2007

Sunday October 7, 2007, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sale
Room 105, Scott Hall

Sunday October 7, 2007, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meetings Registration

Sunday October 7, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry and Arithmetic Geometry, III
Room 119, Scott Hall Organizers: Caterina Consani, Johns Hopkins University kc@math.jhu.edu
Li Guo, Rutgers University liguo@andromeda.rutgers.edu

Sunday October 7, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Room 101, Scott Hall Organizers: Jooyoun Hong, University of California Riverside hongucr@gmail.com
Wolmer V. Vasconcelos, Rutgers University vasconce@math.rutgers.edu

Sunday October 7, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Toric Varieties, III
Room 104, Scott Hall Organizers: Milena S. Hering, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications hering@ima.umn.edu
Diane Maclagan, Rutgers University maclagan@math.rutgers.edu

8:00 a.m.
Maximal toric packings of symplectic\toric manifolds.
Alvaro Pelayo*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Benjamin Schmidt, University of Chicago
(10315391)

8:30 a.m.
Combinatorial aspects of mirror symmetry.
Benjamin Nill*, Research Group Lattice Polytopes, Freie Universitaet Berlin
(10311459)

9:00 a.m.
$\mathbb{Z}_2$ Hodge spaces of fans.
Valerie M Hower*, Wake Forest University Health Sciences/Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
(10311472)

9:30 a.m.
Localization on Toric Varieties and a new proof of Bernstein's theorem.
Eric E Katz*, University of Texas
(10311494)

10:00 a.m.
A ring structure on intersection cohomology of hypertoric varieties.
Tom Braden*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Nicholas Proudfoot, University of Oregon
(10311431)

10:30 a.m.
Weyl Closure of Hypergeometric Systems.
Layra Felicia Matusevich*, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University
(10311318)

Sunday October 7, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations of Mathematical Physics, III (in Honor of Shelly Goldstein's 60th Birthday)
Room 204, Scott Hall Organizers: Sagun Chanillo, Rutgers University
Michael K.H. Kiessling, Rutgers University miki@math.rutgers.edu
Avy Soffer, Rutgers University

Sunday October 7, 2007, 8:20 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis of Complex Laplacians, III
Room 205, Scott Hall Organizers: Siqi Fu, Rutgers University, Camden sfu@camden.rutgers.edu
Xiaojun Huang, Rutgers University, New Brunswick huangx@math.rutgers.edu
Howard J. Jacobowitz, Rutgers University, Camden jacobowi@camden.rutgers.edu

Sunday October 7, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Probability and Combinatorics, III
Room 206, Scott Hall Organizers: Jeffry N. Kahn, Rutgers University jkahn@math.rutgers.edu
Van Ha Vu, Rutgers University vanvu@math.rutgers.edu

Sunday October 7, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Set Theory of the Continuum, III
Room 214, Scott Hall Organizers: Simon R. Thomas, Rutgers University sthomas@math.rutgers.edu

Sunday October 7, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Lie Group Actions and Their Quotients, III
Room 116, Scott Hall Organizers: Tara S. Holm, Cornell University tsh@math.cornell.edu
Rebecca F. Goldin, George Mason University rgoldin@math.gmu.edu

Sunday October 7, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, II
Room 201, Scott Hall

9:00 a.m.
On measurable bundles of real C* and JBalgebras.
Alexander A. Katz*, St. John's University, NY
(10314673)

9:15 a.m.
On universal enveloping locally C*algebra for locally JBalgebra.
Alexander A Katz, St. John's University
Oleg Friedman*, University of South Africa
(103146119)

9:30 a.m.
Integration with respect to Local Time of Bifractional Brownian Motion.
Zhenxia Liu*, Shanghai, China
(10316007)

9:45 a.m.
A lower bound for the ChungDiaconisGraham random process.
Martin V. Hildebrand*, University at Albany, State University of New York
(10316009)

10:00 a.m.
Toward a Dichotomy Theorem for Finite Quandles.
Robert W McGrail*, Laboratory for Intelligent Deductive Systems, Bard College
Mona Merling, Laboratory for Intelligent Deductive Systems, Bard College
(103168138)

10:15 a.m.
Linear Stability of Multifrequency Modelocked Lasers.
Edward D. Farnum*, Kean University, Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics Education
J. Nathan Kutz, University of Washington
(10317856)

10:30 a.m.
On existence and stability of stationary forest canopies in the perfect plasticity approximation model.
Nikolay Strigul*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(103192140)

Sunday October 7, 2007, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Random metrics and geometries in two dimensions
Room 123, Scott Hall
Scott Sheffield*, Courant Institute and Institute for Advanced Study
(10316005)

Sunday October 7, 2007, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
The topology of particle collisions.
Room 123, Scott Hall
Satyan L. Devadoss*, Williams College
(10315702)

Sunday October 7, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry and Arithmetic Geometry, IV
Room 119, Scott Hall Organizers: Caterina Consani, Johns Hopkins University kc@math.jhu.edu
Li Guo, Rutgers University liguo@andromeda.rutgers.edu

3:00 p.m.
Hopf Cyclic Cohomology in Braided Monoidal Categories.
Masoud Khalkhali*, University of Western Ontario, London ON, Canada
(103118131)

3:50 p.m.
Hopf cyclic cohomology and its dual theory.
Bahram Rangipour*, University of New Brunswick, Canada
(103151127)

4:30 p.m.
Polygons and mixed Tate motives.
Herbert Gangl*, University of Durham, UK
Francis Brown, CNRS Paris, France
Andrey Levin, Institute of Oceanology, Moscow, Russia
(10311183)

5:10 p.m.
Differential renormalization for multiple zeta values.
Li Guo, Rutgers University, Newark
Bin Zhang*, Sichuan University, P. R. China
(103111100)

Sunday October 7, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Probability and Combinatorics, IV
Room 206, Scott Hall Organizers: Jeffry N. Kahn, Rutgers University jkahn@math.rutgers.edu
Van Ha Vu, Rutgers University vanvu@math.rutgers.edu

Sunday October 7, 2007, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical and Physical Problems in the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics (in honor of Shelly Goldstein's 60th birthday)
Room 203, Scott Hall Organizers: Roderich Tumulka, Rutgers University tumulka@math.rutgers.edu
Detlef D\"urr, M\"unchen University duerr@mathematik.unimuenchen.de
Nino Zanghi, University of Genova zanghi@ge.infn.it

Sunday October 7, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Toric Varieties, IV
Room 104, Scott Hall Organizers: Milena S. Hering, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications hering@ima.umn.edu
Diane Maclagan, Rutgers University maclagan@math.rutgers.edu

Sunday October 7, 2007, 3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis of Complex Laplacians, IV
Room 205, Scott Hall Organizers: Siqi Fu, Rutgers University, Camden sfu@camden.rutgers.edu
Xiaojun Huang, Rutgers University, New Brunswick huangx@math.rutgers.edu
Howard J. Jacobowitz, Rutgers University, Camden jacobowi@camden.rutgers.edu

Sunday October 7, 2007, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Lie Group Actions and Their Quotients, IV
Room 116, Scott Hall Organizers: Tara S. Holm, Cornell University tsh@math.cornell.edu
Rebecca F. Goldin, George Mason University rgoldin@math.gmu.edu
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