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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
Sunday November 8, 2009

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Room 277, Surge Building

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 284, Surge Building

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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Applications, III
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.
Stochastic methods and boundary behavior of harmonic functions.
Mike O'Neill*, Claremont McKenna College
(105460118)

8:30 a.m.
A Spectral Representation of a Class of Nonstationary Processes.
Randall J Swift*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(105460126)

9:00 a.m.
Topics in Spacetime Modelling.
Daryl Daley*, Australian National University
(105460299)

9:30 a.m.
Markov Processes Having Transition Steps of Size One & Two.
Alan Krinik*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Ken Shun, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(105460115)

10:00 a.m.
On the power of a queueing system.
Gerardo Rubino*, INRIA
(105460246)

10:30 a.m.
Blind Fair Routing in LargeScale Service Systems with Heterogeneous Customers and Servers.
Amy R. Ward*, University of Southern California
Mor Armony, New York University
(105460147)

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras, III
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Global Riemannian Geometry, III
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Combinatorics, III
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, III
Room A125, Bourns Hall
Organizers:
Alissa S. Crans, Loyola Marymount University acrans@lmu.edu
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry, III
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory, III
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fluid Mechanics, III
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.
Some models related to the stabilizing effect of convection in Fluid.
M Li*, University of Colorado at Boulder
T H Hou, California Institute of Technology
(105435275)

8:30 a.m.
Wellposedness of a multidimensional aggregation equation.
Andrea Bertozzi*, University of California Los Angeles
Thomas Laurent, UCLA
(10547657)

9:00 a.m.
Blowup in multidimensional aggregation equations.
Thomas Laurent*, University of California, Los Angeles
(105435261)

9:30 a.m.
Gaussian Upper Bound of a Parabolic Equation Arising in the study of the NavierStokes Equations.
Jennifer Burke Loftus*, University of California, Riverside
(105435283)

10:00 a.m.
Well posedness of some stochastic geophysical models.
Mohammed B Ziane*, University of Southern California
Nathan GlattHoltz, Indiana University
(105435213)

10:30 a.m.
Gevreyclass regularity for the Euler equations on a domain with boundary.
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California
Vlad Vicol*, University of Southern California
(105435182)

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Algebraic Structures, III
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knotting Around Dimension Three: A Special Session in Memory of XiaoSong Lin, III
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fractal Geometry, Dynamical Systems, Number Theory and Analysis on Rough Spaces, III
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Finite Dimensional Algebras, III
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.
Endotrivial modules.
Jon F Carlson*, University of Georgia
Nadia Mazza, Lancaster University
Jacques Thévenaz, EPFL
(105420124)

9:00 a.m.
AuslanderReiten theory for modules of finite complexity over selfinjective algebras.
Dan Zacharia*, Syracuse University
(10541695)

9:30 a.m.
Universal deformation rings and dihedral blocks with two simple modules.
Frauke M. Bleher, The University of Iowa
Jennifer B. Froelich*, Dickinson College
Giovanna Llosent, California State University, San Bernardino
(10542077)

10:00 a.m.
Universal deformation rings of modules over selfinjective algebras.
Jose A. Velez*, University of Iowa, Department of Mathematics
(105416113)

10:30 a.m.
A key module over pure semisimple rings.
Nguyen Viet Dung*, Ohio UniversityZanesville, USA
(10541692)

Sunday November 8, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, III
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Algebraic Geometry and Noncommutative Algebra, III
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 10:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 143, Engineering 2
Organizers:
Christopher Hacon, University of Utah hacon@math.utah.edu
Ziv Ran, University of California Riverside ziv.ran@ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Classification of algebraic varieties.
Room 1020, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North
Christopher Hacon*, University of Utah

Sunday November 8, 2009, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Toward high genus GWinvariants of quintic CalabiYau threefolds.
Room 1020, CHASS Interdisciplinary Bldg  North
Jun Li*, Stanford University

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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Knotting Around Dimension Three: A Special Session in Memory of XiaoSong Lin, IV
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis and Applications, IV
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.
The Role of Neck Linker Extension in Kinesin Stepping.
John Fricks*, Penn State University
Matthew Kutys, University of North Carolina
John Hughes, Penn State University
William Hancock, Penn State University
(105492134)

3:30 p.m.
Simulation reductions for the Ising model.
Mark L. Huber*, Claremont McKenna College
(105460119)

4:00 p.m.
Manycore statistical inference of stochastic processes: a bright computational future.
Marc A Suchard*, Department of Biomathematics, University of California, Los Angeles
Andrew Rambaut, Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Edinburgh
(105462171)

4:30 p.m.
Compressed Diffusion Maps.
Blake A Hunter*, University of California, Davis
Thomas Strohmer, University of California, Davis
(105465208)

5:00 p.m.
A method to detect discordant subjects in linear mixedeffect models.
Jungwon (Chris) Mun*, California State Polytechnic University
(105460248)

5:30 p.m.
Simulation of multivariate random variables using a nonGaussian copula.
Amir AghaKouchak*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, LA
(10546036)

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Operator Algebras, IV
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Global Riemannian Geometry, IV
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

Sunday November 8, 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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Combinatorics, IV
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 143, Engineering 2
Organizers:
Christopher Hacon, University of Utah hacon@math.utah.edu
Ziv Ran, University of California Riverside ziv.ran@ucr.edu

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Geometry, IV
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory, IV
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fluid Mechanics, IV
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fractal Geometry, Dynamical Systems, Number Theory and Analysis on Rough Spaces, IV
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.
On volume and surface area of parallel sets.
Steffen Winter*, Universtität Karlsruhe, Germany
Jan Rataj, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic
(105451190)

3:30 p.m.
Harmonic analysis of selfsimilar measures.
Palle E. T. Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(10544646)

4:00 p.m.
Equidistribution of Galois and betaconjugates of Parry numbers near the unit circle.
JeanLouis VergerGaugry*, Institut Fourier, CNRS, Université de Grenoble I
(105411233)

4:30 p.m.
Growth Degree of Limits of Vertex Replacement Rules.
Michelle Previte*, Penn State Erie
Joseph P Previte, Penn State Erie
Mary Vanderschoot, Wheaton College
(10545124)

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Finite Dimensional Algebras, IV
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

3:00 p.m.
Module categories associated to the words in Coxeter groups.
Gordana G Todorov*, Northeastern University
Claire Amiot, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Idun Reiten, NTNU Norwegian University of Science and Technology
(105416230)

3:30 p.m.
Clustertilted algebras without clusters.
Ibrahim Assem, Universite Sherbrooke
Thomas Bruestle, Universite Sherbrooke
Ralf Schiffler*, University of Connecticut
(105416140)

4:00 p.m.
Complexity of finitely generated modules.
Tom Howard*, UCSB
(105416186)

4:30 p.m.
The problem of a nilpotent linear operator with two invariant subspaces.
Audrey N. Moore*, Delaware State University
(105447258)

5:00 p.m.
Slices, Tilting Sets, and Annihilating Sequences of BGPReflection Functors.
Helene R Tyler*, Manhattan College
(105416164)

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Higher Algebraic Structures, IV
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

Sunday November 8, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Algebraic Geometry and Noncommutative Algebra, IV
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

3:00 p.m.
Clifford algebras of ternary forms and vector bundles on cubic surfaces.
Emre Coskun, University of Western Ontario, Canada
Rajesh S Kulkarni*, Michigan State University
(105416274)

3:30 p.m.
Graded Skew Clifford Algebras and their Associated Geometry.
Thomas Cassidy, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Michaela Vancliff*, University of Texas at Arlington
(10541672)

4:00 p.m.
$K_2$ algebras and $A_\infty$ structures.
Pete Goetz*, Humboldt State University
(105416256)

4:30 p.m.
The Koszul property as a homeomorphism invariant and a measure of singularities.
Brad S Shelton*, OR
Hal Sadofsky, OR
(105455226)

5:00 p.m.
Geometry of 'spaces' represented by triangulated categories.
Alexander Rosenberg*, Department of Mathematics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
(105418305)
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