AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
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2010 Fall Central Section Meeting
Notre Dame, IN, November 57, 2010 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1064
Associate secretaries: Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Friday November 5, 2010

Friday November 5, 2010, 12:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby/Foyer Area, McKenna Hall 
Friday November 5, 2010, 1:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
Lobby/Foyer Area, McKenna Hall 
Friday November 5, 2010, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Speakers:
David Fisher, Indiana University fisherdm@indiana.edu
Coarse geometry of solvable groups.
McKenna Lecture Hall, McKenna Hall
David Fisher*, Indiana University
(10642202) 
Friday November 5, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Computability and Its Applications, I
Room 120, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Peter Cholak, University of Notre Dame Peter.Cholak.1@nd.edu
Peter Gerdes, University of Notre Dame gerdes@invariant.org
Karen Lange, University of Notre Dame klange1@nd.edu

2:30 p.m.
Degrees of Categoricity.
Barbara F. Csima, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo
Johanna N.Y Franklin, Department of Mathematics, Dartmouth College
Richard A. Shore*, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University
(10640361) 
3:00 p.m.
Symbolic dynamics: entropy = Hausdorff dimension = Kolmogorov complexity.
Stephen G. Simpson*, Department of Mathematics, Pennsylvania State University
(106403243) 
3:30 p.m.
Recovering randomness from an asymptotic Hamming distance.
Bjørn KjosHanssen*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(106403270) 
4:00 p.m.
Games in Computability Theory.
Robert Irving Soare*, The University of Chicago
(10640377)

2:30 p.m.

Friday November 5, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Mathematics Education: A Vision for the 21st Century, I
Room 136, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Steven Broad, St. Mary's College sbroad@alumni.nd.edu
Nahid Erfan, University of Notre Dame erfan.1@nd.edu
Alex Himonas, University of Notre Dame himonas.1@nd.edu
Morteza ShafiiMousavi, Indiana University South Bend mshafii@iusb.edu

2:30 p.m.
Engaging Digital Students: A 21st Century Challenge.
Barbara E Reynolds, SDS*, Cardinal Stritch University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
(106497271) 
3:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion

2:30 p.m.

Friday November 5, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topology, Geometry and Physics, I
Room 214, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Ralph Kaufmann, Purdue University rkaufman@math.purdue.edu
Stephan Stolz, University of Notre Dame Stolz.1@nd.edu

2:30 p.m.
Supersymmetry, Lie nalgebras and division algebras.
John Huerta*, University of California, Riverside
John C. Baez, University of California, Riverside
(106418369) 
3:00 p.m.
Supersymmetric Quantum Mechanics, InfiniteDimensional MatthaiQuillen, and the GaussBonnetChern Theorem.
Stephen F Sawin*, Fairfield University
Dana Fine, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
(10648113) 
3:30 p.m.
ChernSimons Theory and the Todd Genus.
Ryan E. Grady*, University of Notre Dame
(106458371)

2:30 p.m.

Friday November 5, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and its Applications, I
Room 213, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame cao.7@nd.edu
Brian Smyth, University of Notre Dame smyth.1@nd.edu

2:30 p.m.
A simple proof of Perelman's collapsing theorem for $3$manifolds.
Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame
Jian Ge*, University of Notre Dame
(106453224) 
3:00 p.m.
Index formulas for Loewner vector fields.
Steven Broad*, Saint Mary's College
(106437267) 
3:30 p.m.
Alexandrov spaces of relatively maximal volumes.
Nan Li*, University of Notre Dame
Xiaochun Rong, Rutgers University
(10645343) 
4:00 p.m.
The CR ObataType Theorem in a Closed Pseudohermitian Manifold.
ShuCheng Chang*, National Taiwan University
(106453200)

2:30 p.m.

Friday November 5, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Hypergraphs, I
Room 119, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
David Galvin, University of Notre Dame David.Galvin.12@nd.edu
Hemanshu Kaul, Illinois Institute of Technology kaul@math.iit.edu

2:30 p.m.
The number of noncrossing perfect matchings compatible with a 2coloring.
Todd Kemp, Math Dept, University of California San Diego
Karl Mahlburg, Math Dept, Princeton University
Amarpreet Rattan, Department of Economics, Mathematics and Statistics, Birbeck, University of London
Clifford Smyth*, Dept of Math University of North Carolina Greensboro
(106405279) 
3:00 p.m.
Vertex Identifying Codes on The Hexagonal Grid.
Brendon Stanton*, Iowa State University
(106405178) 
3:30 p.m.
A posetbased approach to embedding median graphs in hypercubes and lattices.
Christine T. Cheng*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(10640558) 
4:00 p.m.
Realizability of Graphs and Linkages.
Marcus Schaefer*, DePaul University
(106405249)

2:30 p.m.

Friday November 5, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Modeling and Computation with Applications in Biology, I
Room 216, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Mark Alber, University of Notre Dame malber@nd.edu
Zhiliang Xu, University of Notre Dame zxu2@nd.edu

2:30 p.m.
Arterial blood flow modeling.
Giovanna Guidoboni*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Indiana University and Purdue University at Indianapolis (IUPUI)
(106435291) 
3:30 p.m.
Modeling of Heart Valve Disease: StateoftheArt and Future Directions.
Philippe Sucosky*, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame
(106476381)

2:30 p.m.

Friday November 5, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Rigidity, I
Room 209, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
David Fisher, Indiana University fisherdm@indiana.edu
Ralf Spatzier, University of Michigan spatzier@umich.edu

2:30 p.m.
Volume entropy rigidity for hyperbolic manifolds.
Francois Ledrappier*, CNRS, France, and University of Notre Dame
(10645394) 
3:30 p.m.
Latice envelops.
Uri Bader, The Technion, Haifa
Alex Furman*, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
Roman Sauer, University of Munster
(106426168)

2:30 p.m.

Friday November 5, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Group Actions on Affine Varieties, I
Room 118, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Harm Derksen, University of Michigan hderksen@umich.edu
Gene Freudenburg, University of Western Michigan gene.freudenburg@wmich.edu

2:30 p.m.
Additive group actions in positive chracteristic.
Emilie Dufresne*, Universität Basel
Andreas Maurischat, RuprechtKarlsUniversität Heidelberg
(106413126) 
3:00 p.m.
Counting Generating Invariants for Representations of Semisimple Groups.
Harlan Kadish*, University of Michigan
(106414368) 
3:30 p.m.
Modular Invariants From Classical Covariants.
David L Wehlau*, Royal Military College of Canada
(106413163)

2:30 p.m.

Friday November 5, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Characters, I
Room 116, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
James P. Cossey, University of Akron cossey@uakron.edu
Mark Lewis, Kent State University lewis@math.kent.edu

2:30 p.m.
Bounding the order of a group with a large character degree.
I. Martin Isaacs*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(10642046) 
3:00 p.m.
Characters Inducing to Characters all having the same Degree.
Stephen M. Gagola, Jr*, Kent State University
Sezgin Sezer, Cankaya University
(106420221) 
3:30 p.m.
Regular and pregular orbits of solvable linear groups.
Thomas Michael Keller*, Texas State University
Yong Yang, Texas State University
(106420158) 
4:00 p.m.
Decomposing Tensor Products and Exterior and Symmetric Squares.
Michael JJ Barry*, Allegheny College
(10642011)

2:30 p.m.

Friday November 5, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Interdisciplinary Session on Deterministic and Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 320, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Nathan GlattHoltz, Indiana University negh@indiana.edu
Vlad Vicol, University of Chicago vicol@math.uchicago.edu

2:30 p.m.
Rogue Waves in Optical Cables.
Jerry L Bona*, Univeristy of Illinois at Chicago
(106435285) 
3:00 p.m.
On energy cascade and flux locality in physical scales of the 3D NavierStokes Equations.
Radu Dascaliuc*, University of Virginia
Zoran Grujic, University of Virginia
(106435327) 
3:30 p.m.
Explicit parametrices for timedependent FokkerPlanck equations.
Anna L Mazzucato*, Pennsylvania State University
Victor Nistor, Pennsylvania State University
Wen Cheng, Pennsylvania State University
(106435191) 
4:00 p.m.
Strong Unique Continuation Problem and Complexity of Solutions to Higher Order Elliptic and Parabolic Partial Differential Equations with Gevrey Coefficients.
Mihaela Ignatova*, Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Igor Kukavica, Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089
(106435286)

2:30 p.m.

Friday November 5, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Quasigroups, Loops, and Nonassociative Division Algebras, I
Room 117, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Clifton E. Ealy, Western Michigan University clifton.e.ealy@wmich.edu
Stephen Gagola, III, Bowling Green State University sgagola@bgsu.edu
Julia Knight, University of Notre Dame knight.1@nd.edu
J. D. Phillips, Northern Michigan University jophilli@nmu.edu
Petr Vojtechovsky, University of Denver petr@math.du.edu

2:30 p.m.
On Properties of Topological Linear Loops.
Alper Bulut*, Department of Mathematics,Western Michigan University,Kalamazoo,MI
(10641748) 
3:00 p.m.
Presentations of universal groups with triality.
Jonathan I Hall*, Michigan State University
(106420132) 
3:30 p.m.
Hall's Theorem for Moufang loops.
Stephen M Gagola III*, Bowling Green State University
(106420138) 
4:00 p.m.
Notes towards a nonassociative quantum theory.
Jens Koeplinger*, Greensboro, NC, USA
Vladimir Dzhunushaliev, Eurasian National University
(106481390)

2:30 p.m.

Friday November 5, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory and Physics, I
Room 215, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Adrian Clingher, University of Missouri St. Louis clinghera@umsl.edu
Charles Doran, University of Alberta doran@math.ualberta.ca
Shabnam N. Kadir, Wilhelm Leibniz Universitat kadir@math.unihannover.de
Rolf Schimmrigk, Indiana University rschimmr@iusb.edu

2:30 p.m.
Computing PicardFuchs equations for hypersurfaces in toric varieties.
Ursula A. Whitcher*, Harvey Mudd College
(106414316) 
3:20 p.m.
$E_{8} $lattice and del Pezzo surface.
JaeHyouk Lee*, KIAS, Seoul, South Korea
(106414338)

2:30 p.m.

Friday November 5, 2010, 4:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Speakers:
Jared Wunsch, Northwestern University jwunsch@math.northwestern.edu
Geometry and analysis of diffracted waves.
McKenna Lecture Hall, McKenna Hall
Jared Wunsch*, Northwestern University
(10643503)
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