AMS Sectional Meeting Program by AMS Special Session
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
Special Session on Research Conducted by Students

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, 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.

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Research Conducted by Students, III
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.
A Solution to the Nonlinear Poisson Boundary Value Problem via a Newtonimbedding Prodedure.
Jonathan J Sarhad*, University of California, Riverside
(105435270) 
9:30 a.m.
Generalized LFractal strings.
Hafedh Herichi*, University of California, Riverside
(105446259) 
10:00 a.m.
Finite Fourier Analysis and Polynomial Multiplication.
Joe Adams*, UC Riverside
(10544234) 
10:30 a.m.
The rigorous Feynman path integral, analytic continuation and convolution as generalized evolution.
Michael A Maroun*, University of California, Riverside Departments of Mathematics and Physics
(105481285)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Research Conducted by Students, IV
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.
Towards Periodic Orbits of the Koch Snowflake Billiard.
Michel L. Lapidus, UC Riverside
Robert G. Niemeyer*, UC Riverside
(105437217) 
3:30 p.m.
Discussion 
4:30 p.m.
When DNA meets Knot Theory.
Mayura Patankar*, University of California at Riverside
Mohamed Ait Nouh, University of California at Riverside
(105454157) 
5:00 p.m.
Twisting of Knots with less than ten crossings.
Anthony Barsha*, University of California at Riverside
Mohamed Ait Nouh, University of California at Riverside
(105454172) 
5:30 p.m.
Twisting of torus knots.
Logan Godkin*, University of California at Riverside
Mohamed Ait Nouh, University of California at Riverside
(105454156)

3:00 p.m.