AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Saturday, April 4, 2009 00:27:23
2009 Spring Central Sectional Meeting
Urbana, IL, March 2729, 2009 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1047
Associate secretaries: Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on The Interface Between Number Theory and Dynamical Systems

Friday March 27, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on The Interface Between Number Theory and Dynamical Systems, I
Room 245, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Florin Boca, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign fboca@math.uiuc.edu
Jeffrey Lagarias, University of Michigan lagarias@umich.edu
Kenneth Stolarsky, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign stolarsk@math.uiuc.edu

3:00 p.m.
(Non)uniform bounds for rational preperiodic points in arithmetic dynamics.
Robert L. Benedetto*, Amherst College
(10471173) 
4:00 p.m.
Dynamical MordellLang problems.
Thomas J Tucker*, University of Rochester
(10471123) 
4:30 p.m.
Galois theory of iterated Euclidean constructions.
R. Patrick Morton*, Indiana University  Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI)
(104712464) 
5:00 p.m.
On the Number of Rational PreImages of the Origin Under Quadratic Dynamical Systems.
Xander Faber, McGill University
Benjamin Hutz*, Amherst College
(104711445)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday March 28, 2009, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on The Interface Between Number Theory and Dynamical Systems, II
Room 245, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Florin Boca, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign fboca@math.uiuc.edu
Jeffrey Lagarias, University of Michigan lagarias@umich.edu
Kenneth Stolarsky, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign stolarsk@math.uiuc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Sturmian adic dynamical systems in the SternBrocot (Farey) diagram.
Karl Petersen*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(10473720) 
9:00 a.m.
Palindromic properties of infinite sequences with applications to Number Theory.
Amy Glen*, The Mathematics Institute, Reykjavik University
(104711206) 
9:30 a.m.
Division Point Measures Related to Subdivisions.
Jeanette Olli*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(104737192) 
10:00 a.m.
The MeanMedian Map.
Marc Chamberland*, Grinnell College
(104737264) 
10:30 a.m.
Critical orbits in arithmetic dynamics.
Rafe Jones*, College of the Holy Cross
(104711394) 
11:00 a.m.
Multidimensional polynomial iterations and Ismail's qdiscriminants.
Khang Tran*, University of Illinois
Kenneth B Stolarsky, University of Illinois
(104711156)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday March 28, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on The Interface Between Number Theory and Dynamical Systems, III
Room 245, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Florin Boca, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign fboca@math.uiuc.edu
Jeffrey Lagarias, University of Michigan lagarias@umich.edu
Kenneth Stolarsky, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign stolarsk@math.uiuc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Polynomial extensions of Szemeredi's theorem on arithmetic progressions and ergodic theory.
Vitaly Bergelson*, Ohio State University
(104711284) 
4:00 p.m.
Hardy field configurations on dense subsets of the integers.
Nikos Frantzikinakis*, University of Memphis
(104737439) 
4:30 p.m.
The MultiplicationConvolution Dynamical System.
Machiel van Frankenhuijsen*, Utah Valley University
(10471181)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday March 29, 2009, 10:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on The Interface Between Number Theory and Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 245, Altgeld Hall
Organizers:
Florin Boca, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign fboca@math.uiuc.edu
Jeffrey Lagarias, University of Michigan lagarias@umich.edu
Kenneth Stolarsky, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign stolarsk@math.uiuc.edu

10:00 a.m.
The Weyl chamber flow, sections, and speculations about reduction theory (preliminary report).
Anatole Katok*, Penn State University
(104737446) 
11:00 a.m.
Apollonian Circle Packings and Horospherical Flows on Hyperbolic 3Manifolds.
Alex V Kontorovich*, Brown University
Hee Oh, Brown University
(10471161) 
11:30 a.m.
Quasiperiodic motion for the pentagram map.
Valentin Ovsienko, University Lyon 1
Richard Schwartz, Brown University
Sergei Tabachnikov*, Penn State
(104737204) 
12:00 p.m.
The distribution of the free path length of the linear flow in a honeycomb.
Florin P Boca*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(104711373)

10:00 a.m.