AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
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2007 Fall Central Section Meeting
Chicago, IL, October 56, 2007 (Friday  Saturday)
Meeting #1030
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Geometric Combinatorics

Friday October 5, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Combinatorics, I
Room 1005, Lewis Center
Organizers:
Caroline J. Klivans, University of Chicago cjk@math.uchicago.edu
Kathryn Nyman, Loyola University Chicago knyman@luc.edu

9:00 a.m.
On sequentially CohenMacaulay complexes and posets.
Anders Bjorner, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
Michelle L. Wachs*, University of Miami
Volkmar Welker, Marburg University, Germany
(103005413)

9:30 a.m.
Matroid base polytope decompositions and quasisymmetric functions.
Kurt W. Luoto*, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
(103005182)

10:00 a.m.
Zonotopes of Line Shellings of Polytopes.
Catherine Stenson*, Juniata College
(103052349)

10:30 a.m.
Tropical hyperplane arrangements and oriented matroids.
Federico Ardila*, San Francisco State University
Mike Develin, American Institute of Mathematics
(103052172)

Friday October 5, 2007, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Combinatorics, II
Room 1005, Lewis Center
Organizers:
Caroline J. Klivans, University of Chicago cjk@math.uchicago.edu
Kathryn Nyman, Loyola University Chicago knyman@luc.edu

2:30 p.m.
Face numbers of simplicial manifolds.
Isabella Novik*, Department of Mathematics, University of Washington
Edward B Swartz, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University
(103005305)

3:00 p.m.
Closed geodesics and quasigeodesics on convex surfaces.
Igor Pak*, MIT
(103052194)

3:30 p.m.
Convex hull realizations of the multiplihedra.
Stefan A. Forcey*, Tennessee State University
(10300544)

4:00 p.m.
A simplicial matrixtree theorem, I. General results.
Art M Duval, University of Texas, El Paso
Caroline Klivans, University of Chicago
Jeremy L Martin*, University of Kansas
(103005143)

4:30 p.m.
A Simplicial matrixtree theorem, II. Examples.
Art Duval*, University of Texas at El Paso
Caroline J. Klivans, University of Chicago
Jeremy L. Martin, University of Kansas
(103005101)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Combinatorics, III
Room 1005, Lewis Center
Organizers:
Caroline J. Klivans, University of Chicago cjk@math.uchicago.edu
Kathryn Nyman, Loyola University Chicago knyman@luc.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Combinatorics, IV
Room 1005, Lewis Center
Organizers:
Caroline J. Klivans, University of Chicago cjk@math.uchicago.edu
Kathryn Nyman, Loyola University Chicago knyman@luc.edu
Inquiries: meet@ams.org