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2010 Spring Western Section Meeting
Albuquerque, NM, April 1718, 2010 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1059
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Trends in Commutative Algebra

Saturday April 17, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Trends in Commutative Algebra, I
Room 120, Dane Smith Hall Organizers: Louiza Fouli, New Mexico State University lfouli@math.utexas.edu
Janet Vassilev, University New Mexico jvassil@math.unm.edu

8:00 a.m.
Singularities of parameterized plane curves.
David Cox, Amherst College
Andrew Kustin*, University of South Carolina
Claudia Polini, University of Notre Dame
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University
(105913213)

8:30 a.m.
On the existence of exact pairs of zerodivisors.
David A. Jorgensen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Arlington
(105913211)

9:00 a.m.
CWposets and resolutions of monomial ideals.
T. Clark, Northwestern University
A. Tchernev*, University at Albany, SUNY
(105913185)

9:30 a.m.
Poset Embeddings of Hilbert Functions.
Giulio Caviglia, Purdue University
Manoj Kummini*, Purdue University
(105913108)

10:00 a.m.
Coherent Gorenstein Rings.
Livia Hummel, University of Indianapolis
Tom Marley*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(105913216)

10:30 a.m.
Constructing totally reflexive modules.
Lars W. Christensen, Texas Tech University
David A. Jorgensen, University of Texas at Arlington
Hamid Rahmati*, Texas Tech University
Janet Striuli, Fairfield University
Roger Wiegand, University of NebraskaLincoln
(105913214)

Saturday April 17, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Trends in Commutative Algebra, II
Room 120, Dane Smith Hall Organizers: Louiza Fouli, New Mexico State University lfouli@math.utexas.edu
Janet Vassilev, University New Mexico jvassil@math.unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
The second BrauerThrall conjecture for totally reflexive modules.
Lars Winter Christensen, Texas Tech University
David A. Jorgensen, University of TexasArlington
Hamid Rahmati, Texas Tech University
Janet Striuli, Fairfield University
Roger A. Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(105913205)

3:30 p.m.
Joint HilbertKunz multiplicities.
Adela Vraciu*, University of South Carolina
(105913156)

4:00 p.m.
Remarks on a conjecture of Watanabe and Yoshida.
Lori A McDonnell*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(105913176)

4:30 p.m.
The signature of the Chern coefficients of local rings.
L. Ghezzi, New York City College of TechnologyCUNY
S. Goto, Meiji University
J. Hong*, Southern Connecticut State University
K. Ozeki, Meiji University
T. Phuong, Ton Duc Thang University
W. Vasconcelos, Rutgers University
(105913148)

5:00 p.m.
Formulas for the multiplicity of graded algebras.
Yu Xie*, University of Notre Dame
(10591369)

5:30 p.m.
Multiplicities and Rees valuations.
D. Katz*, University of Kansas
J. Validashti, University of Kansas
(10591343)

Sunday April 18, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Trends in Commutative Algebra, III
Room 120, Dane Smith Hall Organizers: Louiza Fouli, New Mexico State University lfouli@math.utexas.edu
Janet Vassilev, University New Mexico jvassil@math.unm.edu

8:00 a.m.
Coefficient and cancellation theorems of BriançonSkoda type.
Ian M. Aberbach*, University of Missouri
Aline Hosry, University of Missouri
(105913191)

8:30 a.m.
The lower semicontinuity of the Frobenius splitting numbers.
Florian Enescu*, Georgia State University
Yongwei Yao, Georgia State University
(105913113)

9:00 a.m.
Annihilators of Local Cohomology.
Laura R Lynch*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Tom Marley, University of NebraskaLincoln
(10591374)

9:30 a.m.
Vanishing of cohomology over CohenMacaulay algebras.
Lars Winther Christensen*, Texas Tech University
Henrik Holm, University of Copenhagen
(105913155)

10:00 a.m.
Algorithms for Borel ideals.
Christopher A Francisco, Oklahoma State University
Jeff Mermin*, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig, Kansas University
(105913136)

10:30 a.m.
A class of factorial threefolds.
David R Finston*, New Mexico State University
(10591444)

Sunday April 18, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Trends in Commutative Algebra, IV
Room 120, Dane Smith Hall Organizers: Louiza Fouli, New Mexico State University lfouli@math.utexas.edu
Janet Vassilev, University New Mexico jvassil@math.unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
Embedding dimension, multiplicity and CohenMacaulayness of subintegral extensions of local Noetherian domains.
Bruce Olberding*, New Mexico State University
(105913127)

3:30 p.m.
Intersection numbers through residual intersections.
Dan Bates, Colorado State University
David Eklund, KTH  Sweden
Chris Peterson*, Colorado State University
(105913218)

4:00 p.m.
The core versus the adjoint of a monomial ideal.
Angela L Kohlhaas*, University of Notre Dame
(10591397)

4:30 p.m.
Depths and Reductions of Edge Ideals of Graphs.
Louiza Fouli, New Mexico State University
Susan E. Morey*, Texas State University
(105913151)

5:00 p.m.
Comparing the Sizes of the Lower Bass Numbers of a Cohen Macaulay Local Ring.
Jared L Painter*, The University of Texas at Arlington
(105913227)

5:30 p.m.
Threestandardness of the maximal ideal.
Ananthnarayan Hariharan*, Department of Mathematics, University of NebraskaLincoln
Craig Huneke, Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas
(105913117)
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