AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, November 10, 2009 00:42:31
2009 Fall Western Section Meeting
Riverside, CA, November 78, 2009 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1054
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday November 7, 2009

Saturday November 7, 2009, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Room 277, Surge Building 
Saturday November 7, 2009, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 284, Surge Building 
Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Research Conducted by Students, I
Room 1125, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South
Organizers:
Robert G. Niemeyer, University of California Riverside niemeyer@math.ucr.edu
Jack R. Bennett, University of California Riverside jack@math.ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discussion 
9:00 a.m.
Partition Zeta Functions of a Trinomial Measure.
Michael C Mackenzie*, CSU Stanislaus
(105400223) 
9:30 a.m.
Zeta Functions of a Measure on a Cantor String.
Kate E Ellis*, CSU Stanislaus
(105400103) 
10:00 a.m.
The Minkowski and Hausdorff Dimensions of Related Fractal Strings.
Shane A. Gibson*, CSU Stanislaus
(10540026) 
10:30 a.m.
Spectral Analysis on selfsimilar sets and spectral zeta function.
Nishu Lal*, University of California, Riverside
(105428146)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Applications, I
Room 2130, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South
Organizers:
Michael L. Green, California State Polytechnic University Pomona mlgreen@csupomona.edu
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu
Randall J. Swift, California State Polytechnic University Pomona rjswift@csupomona.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discussion 
8:30 a.m.
Alternative Solution of a Renewal Problem.
Percy Brill*, University of Windsor, Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics and Dept. of Management Science
(105460122) 
9:00 a.m.
Averaging our perceptions of highway speed.
Jennifer M Switkes*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(105460117) 
9:30 a.m.
Illiquid Markets and Demanddriven Prices.
David German*, Claremont McKenna College
(105460225) 
10:00 a.m.
A Stochastic Framework for Incremental Average Reserve Models.
Roger M. Hayne*, Milliman Inc.
(105462232) 
10:30 a.m.
Inequality and majorization: Robin Hood in unexpected places.
Barry C. Arnold*, University of California, Riverside
(105460244)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras, I
Room 172, Surge Building
Organizers:
Marta Asaeda, University of California Riverside marta@math.ucr.edu
Aviv Censor, University of California Riverside avivc@math.ucr.edu
Adrian Ioana, Clay Institute and Caltech adiioana@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Skew products of topological graphs and noncommutative duality.
Valentin Deaconu, University of Nevada, Reno
S. Kaliszewski, Arizona State University
John Quigg*, Arizona State University
(10544630) 
9:00 a.m.
Diagonals in Fell algebras,.
Alexander Kumjian*, University of Nevada, Reno
Astrid an Huef, University of New South Wales, Australia
Aidan Sims, University of Wollongong, Australia
(10544683) 
10:00 a.m.
Morita Transforms of Operator Tensor Algebras.
Paul S. Muhly*, University of Iowa
Baruch Solel, Technion
(105446108)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Combinatorics, I
Room 268, Surge Building
Organizers:
MeiChu Chang, University of California Riverside mcc@math.ucr.edu
Alex Gamburd, University of California Santa Cruz and Northwestern University agamburd@math.northwestern.edu

8:00 a.m.
Phase transitions in groups with a prescribed infinite set of generators.
Melvyn B. Nathanson*, City University of New York (Lehman College and the Graduate Center)
(105411201) 
9:00 a.m.
Maximal operators and differentiation theorems in sparse sets.
Izabella Laba*, UBC
(105442181) 
10:00 a.m.
Finding patterns avoiding many monochromatic constellations.
Steven Butler*, UCLA
Kevin Costello, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ronald Graham, UCSD
(10540555) 
10:30 a.m.
Multiple ergodic averages for flows and configurations in sets of positive density in $\mathbb{R}$.
Amanda J. Potts*, Northwestern University
(105437155)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry, I
Room 171, Surge Building
Organizers:
Vasiliy Dolgushev, University of California Riverside vasiliyd@ucr.edu
Wee Liang Gan, University of California Riverside wlgan@math.ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Dunkl operator and quantization of $\mathbb{Z}_2$singularity.
Gilles Halbout, Institut de Mathématiques et de Modélisation de Montpellier,
Xiang Tang*, Department of Mathematics, Washington University
(10545845) 
9:00 a.m.
Higher Index Theorems for Orbifolds.
Markus J. Pflaum*, University of Colorado at Boulder
Hessel Posthuma, Kortewegde Vries Institute, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Xiang Tang, Washington University, St. Louis
(10545850) 
10:00 a.m.
Verma modules for continuous Cherednik algebras.
Tatyana S Chmutova*, University of Michigan
(105416205)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory, I
Room 1006, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North
Organizers:
Vyjayanthi Chari, University of California Riverside vyjayanc@ucr.edu
Wee Liang Gan, University of California Riverside wlgan@math.ucr.edu
Jacob Greenstein, University of California Riverside jacobg@ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Quiver grassmannians, quiver varieties and the preprojective algebra.
Alistair Savage*, University of Ottawa
Peter Tingley, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(10541779) 
9:00 a.m.
Finitedimensional irreducible representations of equivariant map algebras.
Prasad Senesi*, Catholic University of America
(105417296) 
10:00 a.m.
On modules over affine KacMoody algebras at the critical level induced from Whittaker modules.
Konstantina Christodoulopoulou*, University of California, Riverside
(105417150)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fluid Mechanics, I
Room 1132, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South
Organizers:
James Kelliher, University of California Riverside kelliher@math.ucr.edu
Qi Zhang, University of California Riverside qizhang@math.ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Vacuum in Gas and Fluid Dynamics.
Juhi Jang*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Nader Masmoudi, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(105435254) 
8:30 a.m.
Computation of TimePeriodic Interfacial Fluid Flows.
David M. Ambrose*, Drexel University
Jon Wilkening, University of California, Berkeley
(10543561) 
9:00 a.m.
On the vanishing viscosity limit in incompressible flows.
Anna L Mazzucato*, Penn State University
Michael E Taylor, UNCChapel Hill
(105435212) 
9:30 a.m.
Dimension estimates for the global attactor of the solutions to the 2D Boussinesq equations with fractional dissipation.
Ning Ju*, Oklahoma State University
(105437200) 
10:00 a.m.
Spreading of free boundaries in hydro and elastodynamics.
Thomas C Sideris*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(105435180) 
10:30 a.m.
Global regularity of solutions to a class of systems of reactiondiffusion.
Alexis F. Vasseur*, The university of Texas at Austin
Cristina Caputo, The university of Texas at Austin
(105435309)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Algebraic Structures, I
Room 173, Surge Building
Organizers:
John Baez, University of California Riverside baez@math.ucr.edu
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside jbergner@math.ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Categorifying Quantum Groups.
Aaron D Lauda*, Columbia University
(10541662) 
8:30 a.m.
Categorification via Quiver Varieties.
Anthony Licata*, Stanford, CA
Sabin Cautis, Columbia
Joel Kamnitzer, University of Toronto
(105414139) 
9:00 a.m.
A Categorification of Hall Algebras.
Christopher Walker*, University of California, Riverside
(105418276) 
9:30 a.m.
A categorification of the Hecke algebra.
Alexander E Hoffnung*, University of California, Riverisde
(105418144) 
10:00 a.m.
Homotopy colimits and the space of squarezero uppertriangular matrices.
Jonathan W Lee*, Stanford University
(105455245) 
10:30 a.m.
Universal Bott Samelson resolutions.
Nitu R Kitchloo*, University of California, San Diego
(10542251)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knotting Around Dimension Three: A Special Session in Memory of XiaoSong Lin, I
Room B118, Bourns Hall
Organizers:
Martin Scharlemann, University of California Santa Barbara mgscharl@math.ucsb.edu
Mohammed Ait Nouh, University of California Riverside maitnouh@math.ucr.edu

8:30 a.m.
A nonstandard interpretation of the Thurston boundary of Teichmuller Space.
Daryl Cooper*, UCSB
(105403197) 
9:00 a.m.
If smooth 4manifolds are puzzling, what are the pieces?
Ronald A Fintushel, Michigan State University
Ronald J Stern*, UC Irvine
(105457234) 
9:30 a.m.
The kwidth of a knot.
Joel Hass*, University of California, Davis
J Hyam Rubinstein, University of Melbourne
Abigail Thompson, University of California, Davis
(10545739) 
10:00 a.m.
New from old representations of braid groups.
Stephen Bigelow*, University of California at Santa Barbara
(105420166) 
10:30 a.m.
Detecting rightveering homeomorphisms of the oncepunctured torus.
Emille Davie*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(105457236)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Global Riemannian Geometry, I
Room 1134, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South
Organizers:
Fred Wilhelm, University of California Riverside fred@math.ucr.edu
Peter Petersen, University of California Los Angeles petersen@math.ucla.edu

8:30 a.m.
Souls and moduli spaces of nonnegatively curved manifolds.
Igor Belegradek, Georgia Institute of Technology
Slawomir Kwasik, Tulane University
Reinhard Schultz*, University of California, Riverside
(105457131) 
9:00 a.m.
Nonnegatively curved cohomogeneity one manifolds.
Chenxu He*, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104
(105453120) 
10:00 a.m.
Locally collapsed 3manifolds.
John W Lott*, University of CaliforniaBerkeley
(10545887)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, I
Room A125, Bourns Hall
Organizers:
Alissa S. Crans, Loyola Marymount University acrans@lmu.edu
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org

8:30 a.m.
Khovanov Homology and the Potts Model.
Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10545763) 
9:30 a.m.
Oriented Quantum Algebras and Coalgebras, Invariants of 11 Tangles, Knots, and Links.
David E Radford*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Louis H Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago
(105416215) 
10:00 a.m.
Quandle Cohomology and Cocycle Knot Invariants with Inner Automorphism Actions.
J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
(10545796) 
10:30 a.m.
On the quantization of super dynamical $r$matrices of zero weight.
Gizem Karaali*, Pomona College
(105417176)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fractal Geometry, Dynamical Systems, Number Theory and Analysis on Rough Spaces, I
Room 1121, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South
Organizers:
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu
Hung Lu, Hawaii Pacific University hlu@hpu.edu
Erin P. J. Pearse, University of Iowa erinpearse@uiowa.edu

8:30 a.m.
Complex dimensions of nonlattice selfsimilar strings.
Machiel van Frankenhuijsen*, Utah Valley University
(10544170) 
9:00 a.m.
Arithmetic, Fractality and zeta functions.
Driss Essouabri*, PRES Lyon University, University Jean Monnet (SaintEtienne, France)
(10541173) 
9:30 a.m.
Shifts of Finite Type and Fibonacci Harps.
Annalisa Crannell*, Franklin & Marshall College
(10543764) 
10:00 a.m.
padic fractal strings and their complex dimensions.
Hung Lu*, Hawaii Pacific University
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
(105451169) 
10:30 a.m.
Arboreal Galois representations arising from dynamical systems.
Michelle Manes*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(10541194)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Finite Dimensional Algebras, I
Room 1002, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North
Organizers:
Frauke Bleher, University of Iowa fbleher@math.uiowa.edu
Birge HuisgenZimmermann, University of California at Santa Barbara birge@math.ucsb.edu
Markus Schmidmeier, Florida Atlantic University markus@math.fau.edu

8:30 a.m.
Quivers with potentials and their mutations.
Jerzy M Weyman*, Northeastern University
(105416251) 
9:00 a.m.
Quivers with Potentials: the Einvariant.
Harm Derksen*, University of Michigan
Jerzy Weyman, Northeastern University
Andrei Zelevinsky, Northeastern University
(105416206) 
9:30 a.m.
The rank of a quiver representation.
Ryan Kinser*, University of Connecticut
(105416109) 
10:00 a.m.
General Presentations of Algebras.
Harm Derksen, University of Michigan
Jiarui Fei*, University of Michigan
(10541681) 
10:30 a.m.
Spaces of representaions of path algebras.
Babson*, math
HuisgenZimmermann, ucsb
(105416303)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on CalabiYau Manifolds, I
Room 141, Engineering 2
Organizers:
Owen Dearricott, University of California Riverside owen.dearricott@ucr.edu
Jun Li, Stanford University jli@math.stanford.edu
Bun Wong, University of California Riverside wong@math.ucr.edu
YatSun Poon, University of California Riverside ypoon@math.ucr.edu

9:00 a.m.
Incompleteness of the WeilPetersson metric.
Zhiqin Lu*, UCI
(105453121) 
10:00 a.m.
A Mirror Principle Approach To Calculating Genus Zero GromovWitten Invariants With One Or Two Primary Field Insertions.
Luke Cherveny*, Univ. of California  Los Angeles
(105414250)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, I
Room 1130, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South
Organizers:
Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California nhaydn@usc.edu
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University hu@math.msu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Symmetries can be broken when taking the first return map of a symmetric piecewise rotation.
Arek Goetz*, San Francisco State University
(105458249) 
9:30 a.m.
The Effect of Parametric Noise on Carrying Capacity.
Ami E Radunskaya*, Pomona College, Claremont
(105437162) 
10:00 a.m.
Conjecture on the stability of periodic solutions to Ricker's equations with periodic parameters.
Robert J Sacker, Department of Mathematics/ University of Southern California
Hubertus F von Bremen*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics/ California State Polytechnic University Pomona
(105437145) 
10:30 a.m.
Dynamics of Periodically Perturbed Homoclinic Solutions.
Qiudong Wang*, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
(105437107)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History and Philosophy of Mathematics, I
Room 138, Engineering 2
Organizers:
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University San Bernardino smcmurra@csusb.edu
James J. Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu

8:30 a.m.
Benjamin Finkel and the Ohio Normal University Herald.
James J Tattersall*, Providence College
(105401110) 
9:00 a.m.
Vito Volterra.
Mario U Martelli*, Claremont Graduate University
(10540199) 
9:30 a.m.
Sums of Powers of Integers.
Janet L. Beery*, University of Redlands
(10540156) 
10:00 a.m.
The Intrinsic Conics of the Hyperbolic Plane.
John Sarli*, California State University at San Bernardino
(10545132) 
10:30 a.m.
On Green's Theorem.
Victor L. Shapiro*, University of California, Riverside Riverside, CA
(10540121)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Algebraic Geometry and Noncommutative Algebra, I
Room 142, Engineering 2
Organizers:
Kenneth R. Goodearl, University of California Santa Barbara goodearl@math.ucsb.edu
Daniel S. Rogalski, University of California San Diego drogalsk@math.ucsd.edu
James Zhang, University of Washington zhang@math.washington.edu

9:00 a.m.
Some twisted homogeneous coordinate rings related to superpotential algebras.
S. Paul Smith*, Dept. of Math., University of Washington
(105416260) 
9:30 a.m.
The DixmierMoeglin equivalence for twisted homogeneous coordinate rings.
Susan J. Sierra*, Princeton University
Jason Bell, Simon Fraser University
Daniel Rogalski, University of California San Diego
(105416252) 
10:00 a.m.
Generalizing Twisted Homogeneous Coordinate Rings.
Chelsea M Walton*, University of Michigan
(10541611) 
10:30 a.m.
Spectra of quantum Schubert cells and quantum flag varieties.
Milen Yakimov*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(105416116)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Contributed Paper Session
Room 2132, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South

9:00 a.m.
An Optimal Control Problem in Pharmacokinetics.
Mostafa Ghandehari*, University of Texas at Arlington
Khosrow Behbehani, University of Texas at Arlington
(10544918) 
9:15 a.m.
Solving Nonlinear Integral Equations.
Rod Freed*, California State University Dominguez Hills
(10544585) 
9:30 a.m.
An Approximate Solution for Smart Grid's Optimization Problem.
Kourosh Modarresi*, Stanford University and SAP
(105490241) 
9:45 a.m.
A proof of the KauffmanHarary Conjecture.
Thomas W Mattman*, California State University, Chico
Pablo Solis, UC, Berkeley
(10545765) 
10:00 a.m.
A Statesum Formula for the AlexanderConway Polynomial.
Samson Ephraim Black*, University of Oregon
(105416290) 
10:15 a.m.
An Infinitude of Primes of the Form b squared plus one.
Kent G Slinker*, Pima Community College
(10541154) 
10:30 a.m.
Nonconvexity of the Dimension Function for Sierpiński Pedal Triangles,.
Jiu Ding*, University of Southern Mississippi
Yifa Tang, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science
(10543715) 
10:45 a.m.
Expressing the kth power sum of the nature numbers as a polynomial in the first power sum.
Hungping Tsao*, Novato, CA
(10540514)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Scientific computing for movie special effects.
Room 1020, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North
Joseph Teran*, University of California Los Angeles 
Saturday November 7, 2009, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Representations of quivers with relations. Geometric Aspects.
Room 1020, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North
Birge HuisgenZimmerman*, University of California Santa Barbara
(10541602) 
Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Research Conducted by Students, II
Room 1125, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South
Organizers:
Robert G. Niemeyer, University of California Riverside niemeyer@math.ucr.edu
Jack R. Bennett, University of California Riverside jack@math.ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
The Effects of Mandatory Homework on Mathematics Performance in an Undergraduate Calculus Course.
Franque Michele Bains*, University of California, Riverside
Borislava Gutarts, California State University, Los Angeles
(105497280) 
3:30 p.m.
Inside Factorial Domains and Related NonUnique Factorization Topics.
Jack R Bennett*, University of California at Riverside
(105413220) 
4:30 p.m.
Abelian Sheaf Complexes and Picard 2Stacks.
Ahmet Emin Tatar*, Florida State University
(105418216) 
5:30 p.m.
Derived Morita Theory for Enriched Symmetric Multicategories.
Marcy Robertson*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(105455308)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Knotting Around Dimension Three: A Special Session in Memory of XiaoSong Lin, II
Room B118, Bourns Hall
Organizers:
Martin Scharlemann, University of California Santa Barbara mgscharl@math.ucsb.edu
Mohammed Ait Nouh, University of California Riverside maitnouh@math.ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
Broken fibrations on $4$manifolds.
Rob Kirby*, UC Berkeley
David T. Gay, University of Cape Town
(105457224) 
3:30 p.m.
Skein relations and quantizations of representations of surfaces groups.
Francis Bonahon*, University of Southern California
Helen Wong, Carleton College
(105457159) 
4:00 p.m.
Networking Seifert surgeries on knots.
Arnaud Deruelle, Institute of Natural Sciences, Nihon University
Katura Miyazaki, Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo Denki University
Kimihiko Motegi*, Department of Mathematics, Nihon University
(105457188) 
4:30 p.m.
On the knot complement problem for nonhyperbolic knots.
Daniel Matignon*, Université de Provence
(105457243) 
5:00 p.m.
Braid groups and evolution algebras.
Jianjun Paul Tian*, Mathematics Department, the College of William and Mary
Carolyn Troha, Mathematics Department, the College of William and Mary
David Lutzer, Mathematics Department, the College of William and Mary
(10541784) 
5:30 p.m.
Girth: Discussions, Comments, and Corrections.
Lisa Hernandez*, California Baptist University
(105454174)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Applications, II
Room 2130, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South
Organizers:
Michael L. Green, California State Polytechnic University Pomona mlgreen@csupomona.edu
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu
Randall J. Swift, California State Polytechnic University Pomona rjswift@csupomona.edu

3:00 p.m.
Populationadjusted conditional autoregressive model for estimating female breast cancer mortality.
Hoon Kim*, California State Polytechnic University
HeeJeong Lim, California State University  Fullerton
(105462211) 
3:30 p.m.
Weak RadonNikodým derivative for Hilbert space valued measures.
Yuichiro Kakihara*, Department of Mathematics, California State University, San Bernardino
(105428133) 
4:00 p.m.
Hyperprobabilities.
Mark Burgin, University of California, Los Angeles
Alan Krinik*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(105460262) 
4:30 p.m.
Extending the RadonNikodym theorem to hypermeasures.
Mark Burgin, University of California, Los Angeles
Dongxin (Tony) Chen*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Alan Krinik, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(105428229) 
5:00 p.m.
A Least squares Method for Computing a Stationary Density of the FrobeniusPerron Operator.
Jiu Ding*, University of Southern Mississippi
Noah Rhee, University of Missouri at Kansas City
(10546516) 
5:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras, II
Room 172, Surge Building
Organizers:
Marta Asaeda, University of California Riverside marta@math.ucr.edu
Aviv Censor, University of California Riverside avivc@math.ucr.edu
Adrian Ioana, Clay Institute and Caltech adiioana@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
Villadsen algebras.
George A. Elliott*, University of Toronto
(105446105) 
4:00 p.m.
Perturbations of $E_0$semigroups.
Ilan Hirshberg*, Ben Gurion University
Daniel W. Markiewicz, Ben Gurion University
(105446167) 
4:30 p.m.
Classification of *homomorphisms using the Cuntz semigroup functor.
Luis Santiago*, Autonomous University of Barcelona
(105447123) 
5:00 p.m.
Crossed products by free minimal actions of ${\mathbb{Z}}^d$ on finite dimensional compact metric spaces.
N Christopher Phillips*, Department of Mathematics, University of Oregon
(105446111)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Global Riemannian Geometry, II
Room 1134, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South
Organizers:
Fred Wilhelm, University of California Riverside fred@math.ucr.edu
Peter Petersen, University of California Los Angeles petersen@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
Spaces of Smooth Orbifold Mappings.
Joseph E Borzellino*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Victor Brunsden, Penn State Altoona
(10545742) 
4:00 p.m.
Conformal and Asymptotic Properties of Embedded Genus$g$ Minimal Surfaces with One End.
Jacob Bernstein*, Stanford University
(10545325) 
5:00 p.m.
Some constructions of biharmonic maps.
YeLin Ou*, Department of Mathematics/Texas A & M UniversityCommerce
(10545337)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on CalabiYau Manifolds, II
Room 141, Engineering 2
Organizers:
Owen Dearricott, University of California Riverside owen.dearricott@ucr.edu
Jun Li, Stanford University jli@math.stanford.edu
Bun Wong, University of California Riverside wong@math.ucr.edu
YatSun Poon, University of California Riverside ypoon@math.ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
The Tropical Vertex.
Mark W Gross*, UCSD
Rahul Pandharipande, Princeton
Bernd Siebert, University of Hamburg
(105414129) 
4:00 p.m.
Normal Forms for K3 Surfaces and the KugaSatake Hodge Conjecture via Mirror Symmetry.
Charles F Doran*, University of Alberta
(105414231)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Combinatorics, II
Room 268, Surge Building
Organizers:
MeiChu Chang, University of California Riverside mcc@math.ucr.edu
Alex Gamburd, University of California Santa Cruz and Northwestern University agamburd@math.northwestern.edu

3:00 p.m.
Sparse quasirandom graphs and sequences.
Fan Chung*, University of California, San Diego
(105405264) 
4:00 p.m.
Highrank polynomial phase decompositions, with numbertheoretic applications.
Julia Wolf*, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
(105411153) 
4:30 p.m.
Dynamical analogues of the MordellLang Conjecture and the Mumford gap principle.
P. M. Kurlberg*, Department of Mathematics, KTH, Stockholm
R. L. Benedetto, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, Amherst College
D. Ghioca, Department of Mathematics & Computer Science, University of Lethbridge
T. J. Tucker, Department of Mathematics, University of Rochester
U. Zannier, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa
(105411191) 
5:00 p.m.
Characterfree approach to progressionfree sets.
Vsevolod F Lev*, The University of Haifa
(105411161) 
5:30 p.m.
Some remarks on van der Waerden's theorem.
Ron Graham*, UCSD
(105405158)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, II
Room A125, Bourns Hall
Organizers:
Alissa S. Crans, Loyola Marymount University acrans@lmu.edu
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org

3:00 p.m.
Adventures in categorification.
Mikhail Khovanov*, Columbia University
(10548178) 
4:00 p.m.
Categorification of Orthogonal Polynomials.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, George Washington University
Mikhail Khovanov, Columbia University
(10541890) 
4:30 p.m.
Discovering knot polynomial identities using the $D_{2n}$ planar algebras.
Scott Morrison*, Miller Institute for Basic Research
Emily Peters, University of New Hampshire
Snyder Noah, Columbia University
(105418279) 
5:00 p.m.
The universal sl(2) foam cohomology for links via extended TQFTs.
Carmen L Caprau*, California State University, Fresno
(10545786) 
5:30 p.m.
Generalized skein modules of surfaces.
Jeffrey T Boerner*, University of Iowa
Paul Drube, University of Iowa
(105457293)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, II
Room 1130, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South
Organizers:
Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California nhaydn@usc.edu
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University hu@math.msu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Quantization dimension function and ergodic measure with bounded distortion.tex.
Mrinal Kanti Roychowdhury*, The University of TexasPan American
(10543712) 
3:30 p.m.
The Rényi Entropy Function and the Large Deviation of Short Return Times.
Nicolai T Haydn*, Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California
Sandro Vaienti, Centre de Physique Théorique, CNRS, Marseille
(105437301) 
4:00 p.m.
Exponential mixing for hyperbolic flows.
M Field*, University of Houston
(10543752) 
4:30 p.m.
Transitivity of Euclideantype extensions of hyperbolic systems.
Andrew Török*, University of Houston
Ian Melbourne, University of Surrey, UK
Viorel Nitica, West Chester University
(105437154) 
5:00 p.m.
A Spectral Analysis of the Stochastic IntegrateandFire Oscillator.
Peter H. Baxendale*, University of Southern California
(10543789) 
5:30 p.m.
A BorelCantelli lemma for nonuniformly expanding dynamical systems.
Matthew Nicol*, University of Houston
Chinmaya Gupta, University of Houston
William Ott, University of Houston
(105437106)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 143, Engineering 2
Organizers:
Christopher Hacon, University of Utah hacon@math.utah.edu
Ziv Ran, University of California Riverside ziv.ran@ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
Multiple points in higher dimensions.
Karen A Chandler*, University of California at Riverside
(105414311) 
4:00 p.m.
Chern classes identities from weak coupling limits.
Paolo Aluffi*, Florida State Univesity
(105414114) 
5:00 p.m.
Feynman integrals and algebraic geometry.
Paolo Aluffi, Florida State University
Matilde Marcolli*, California Institute of Technology
(10541466)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry, II
Room 171, Surge Building
Organizers:
Vasiliy Dolgushev, University of California Riverside vasiliyd@ucr.edu
Wee Liang Gan, University of California Riverside wlgan@math.ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
Early universe models from Noncommutative Geometry.
Matilde Marcolli*, California Institute of Technology
Elena Pierpaoli, University of Southern California
(10545867) 
4:00 p.m.
Poisson Traces and DModules.
Pavel Etingof, MIT
Travis Schedler*, MIT
(105416149)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory, II
Room 1006, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North
Organizers:
Vyjayanthi Chari, University of California Riverside vyjayanc@ucr.edu
Wee Liang Gan, University of California Riverside wlgan@math.ucr.edu
Jacob Greenstein, University of California Riverside jacobg@ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
Faces of polytopes and Koszul algebras.
Apoorva Khare*, Yale University
Vyjayanthi Chari, University of California at Riverside
Tim Ridenour, University of California at Riverside
(105417240) 
4:00 p.m.
Simple weight modules of affine Lie algebras.
Dimitar Grantcharov*, University of Texas at Arlington
Ivan Dimitrov, Queens University
(105417151) 
5:00 p.m.
Affine crystals for type $E$.
Brant Jones, UC Davis
Anne Schilling*, UC Davis
(10548120)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on History and Philosophy of Mathematics, II
Room 138, Engineering 2
Organizers:
Shawnee L. McMurran, California State University San Bernardino smcmurra@csusb.edu
James J. Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu

3:00 p.m.
Who Discovered the Icosahedron?
John C. Baez*, U. C. Riverside
(10540171) 
3:30 p.m.
Definitions and Nondefinability in Geometry: Legacies of Mario Pieri and Alfred Tarski.
James T Smith*, San Francisco State University
(10540141) 
4:00 p.m.
Gauss and the Sums of Three Squares.
Lawrence A. D'Antonio*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(10540140) 
4:30 p.m.
Resolvents of Polynomial Equations.
Paul R. Wolfson*, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
(105401128) 
5:00 p.m.
Henri Lebesgue and Arc Length.
Harriet M Lord*, Cal Poly Pomona
(105401141) 
5:30 p.m.
Hugh MacColl and Charles L. Dodgson on Axioms and NonEuclidean Geometry.
Francine F. Abeles*, Kean University
(10540117)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Fluid Mechanics, II
Room 1132, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South
Organizers:
James Kelliher, University of California Riverside kelliher@math.ucr.edu
Qi Zhang, University of California Riverside qizhang@math.ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
The axisymmetric Euler equations with initial vorticity in borderline spaces of Besov type.
Elaine M. Cozzi*, Carnegie Mellon University
(105476209) 
3:30 p.m.
Scattering for fourthorder wave equations.
Benoit Pausader*, Brown University
(105435179) 
4:00 p.m.
Rotational Stokes waves.
Vera Mikyoung Hur*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10543575) 
4:30 p.m.
A Bolza Control problem arising in Linearized FluidStructure Interaction.
Irena Lasiecka, University of Virginia
Amjad Tuffaha*, University of Southern California
(105476207) 
5:00 p.m.
Approximating long time statistical properties.
Xiaoming Wang*, Department of Mathematics, Florida State University
(10547658)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fractal Geometry, Dynamical Systems, Number Theory and Analysis on Rough Spaces, II
Room 1121, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South
Organizers:
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu
Hung Lu, Hawaii Pacific University hlu@hpu.edu
Erin P. J. Pearse, University of Iowa erinpearse@uiowa.edu

3:00 p.m.
A grandcanonical multifractal formalism.
Stephane Jaffard*, University Paris 12
(105428268) 
3:30 p.m.
Multifractals, Zeta Functions, and Spectra of Complex Dimensions.
John A Rock*, California State University, Stanislaus
(105400168) 
4:00 p.m.
Fractal Strings, Complex Dimensions, and Adelic Structures.
Childress P Scot*, University of California at Riverside
(105446263) 
4:30 p.m.
Tube formulas and selfsimilar tilings.
Erin P. J. Pearse*, University of Iowa
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Steffen Winter, Universität Karlsruhe
(105452152)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Algebraic Structures, II
Room 173, Surge Building
Organizers:
John Baez, University of California Riverside baez@math.ucr.edu
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside jbergner@math.ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
Real JohnsonWilson Theories.
Maia Averett*, Mills College
(105455101) 
3:30 p.m.
Generating spaces for $S(n)$acyclics.
Aaron Leeman*, University of California, Riverside
(105455287) 
4:00 p.m.
Large Mapping spaces in quasicategories.
David I. Spivak*, University of Oregon
Daniel Dugger, University of Oregon
(105418227) 
4:30 p.m.
An Application of Equivariant $\mathbb{A}^1$Homotopy Theory to Problems in Commutative Algebra.
T Benedict Williams*, Stanford University
(105419228) 
5:00 p.m.
On the $K$theory of toric varieties.
Christian Haesemeyer*, UCLA
Guillermo Cortinas, University of Buenos Aires
Mark E Walker, University of Nebraska
Charles A. Weibel, Rutgers University
(105419255) 
5:30 p.m.
Relations amongst motivic Hopf elements.
Daniel Dugger*, University of Oregon
Daniel C. Isaksen, Wayne State University
(105455297)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Contributed Paper Session, II
Room 2132, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  South

3:15 p.m.
Algebraic Elements and Invariant Subspaces.
YunSu Kim*, Department of Mathematics, University of Toledo
(10544729) 
3:30 p.m.
A construction of group divisible designs.
Yaotsu Chang*, Professro, IShou University
ChongDao Lee, Assistant Professor, IShou University
Peter JS Shiue, Professor, University of Nevada
Hao Shen, Professor, Shanghai Jiaotong University
(105405257) 
3:45 p.m.
"Divisibility Theory of SemiHereditary Bezout Rings".
Michael Siddoway*, Colorado College
Pham Ngoc Anh, Renyi Institute of Mathematics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
(10541309) 
4:00 p.m.
Abelian Sheaf Complexes and Picard 2Stacks.
Ahmet Emin Tatar*, Florida State University
(10541819) 
4:30 p.m.
The Converse of Abel's theorem.
Veniamin Kisunko*, University of Toronto
(10541422) 
4:45 p.m.
A Mathematical Quantization of SpaceTimeMatter.
Michael G. Dombroski*, Los Angeles City College
(10548108) 
5:00 p.m.
Ancient Numeral System and The Great Pyramid.
Ricie Dimatatac Bulanhagui*, Alalum, San Pascual, Batangas
(10540174)

3:15 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Finite Dimensional Algebras, II
Room 1002, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North
Organizers:
Frauke Bleher, University of Iowa fbleher@math.uiowa.edu
Birge HuisgenZimmermann, University of California at Santa Barbara birge@math.ucsb.edu
Markus Schmidmeier, Florida Atlantic University markus@math.fau.edu

3:30 p.m.
Reduction of derived Hochschild functors.
Luchezar L. Avramov*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Srikanth B. Iyengar, University of NebraskaLincoln
Joseph Lipman, Purdue University
Suresh Nayak, Chennai Mathematical Institute
(105418291) 
4:00 p.m.
Invariants of ASRegular Algebras: Complete Intersections.
Ellen Kirkman*, Wake Forest University
James Kuzmanovich, Wake Forest University
James Zhang, University of Washington, Seattle
(105416203) 
4:30 p.m.
Gorenstein presentations and semidualizing modules.
David A. Jorgensen, University of Texas at Arlington
Graham J. Leuschke*, Syracuse University
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
(105413192) 
5:00 p.m.
Orbit closures in varieties parametrizing the objects in the derived category.
Dag Madsen*, Syracuse University
(105416277) 
5:30 p.m.
On the representation type of quivers.
Calin Ioan Chindris*, University of Iowa
(105416184)

3:30 p.m.

Saturday November 7, 2009, 3:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Algebraic Geometry and Noncommutative Algebra, II
Room 142, Engineering 2
Organizers:
Kenneth R. Goodearl, University of California Santa Barbara goodearl@math.ucsb.edu
Daniel S. Rogalski, University of California San Diego drogalsk@math.ucsd.edu
James Zhang, University of Washington zhang@math.washington.edu

3:30 p.m.
Enumeration of torusinvariant primitive ideals in quantum matrices.
Jason P Bell*, Department of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University
Karel Casteels, Department of Mathematics, Simon Fraser University
Stephane Launois, Department of Mathematics, University of Kent
(105416199) 
4:00 p.m.
Finding generators of $H$prime ideals in $O_q(M_{m,n}(C))$ using graph theory.
Karel Casteels*, Simon Fraser University
(105417198) 
4:30 p.m.
FrobeniusSchur indicators of representations of Hopf algebras and the trace of the antipode.
Yevgenia Kashina, DePaul University
M. Susan Montgomery*, University of Southern California
Siuhung Richard Ng, Iowa State University
(10541648) 
5:00 p.m.
A tracelike invariant for representations of Hopf algebras.
Andrea Jedwab*, University of Southern California
(105416136) 
5:30 p.m.
Cohomology of pointed Hopf algebras.
Mitja Mastnak, Saint Mary's University
Julia Pevtsova*, University of Washington
Peter Schauenburg, U. Munchen
Sarah Witherspoon, Texas A&M
(105416127)

3:30 p.m.