AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Sunday, October 17, 2010 00:33:02
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2010 Fall Western Section Meeting
Los Angeles, CA, October 910, 2010 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1063
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday October 9, 2010

Saturday October 9, 2010, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit 
Saturday October 9, 2010, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration 
Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Ktheory, I
BH 5422, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside jbergner@ucr.edu
Christian Haesemeyer, University of California Los Angeles chh@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Residues and matrix factorisations in link homology.
Daniel Murfet*, UCLA
(106318187) 
9:00 a.m.
On a Whitehead theorem for topological Quillen homology of algebras and modules over operads.
John E Harper*, EPFL/University of Western Ontario
(10635514) 
10:00 a.m.
Algebraic Ktheory and homotopy limits of Waldhausen categories.
Andrew J. Blumberg*, University of Texas, Austin
Michael A. Mandell, Indiana University
(106319175)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Number Theory, I
BH 2760, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
William Duke, University of California Los Angeles wdduke@ucla.edu
Ozlem Imamoglu, ETH Zurich ozlem@math.ethz.ch
Kimberly Hopkins, University of California Los Angeles khopkins@math.utexas.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Riemann zeros and Euler's 'numeri idonei'.
Jeffrey Stopple*, UC Santa Barbara
(106311163) 
9:00 a.m.
Coefficient congruences for weakly holomorphic modular forms of integral weight.
Paul Jenkins*, Brigham Young University
(106311106) 
10:00 a.m.
Harmonic MaassJacobi forms.
Olav K Richter*, University of North Texas
Kathrin Bringmann, University of Cologne (Germany)
(10631190)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Phenomena: Applications of PDEs to Fluid Flows, I
BH 5273, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California Los Angeles bertozzi@math.ucla.edu
Nebojsa Murisic, University of California Los Angeles nebo@math.ucla.edu
David Uminsky, University of California Los Angeles duminsky@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Viscous evolution of point vortex equilibria: The collinear state.
Fangxu Jing*, University of Southern California
Eva Kanso, University of Southern California
Paul K. Newton, University of Southern California
(106376245) 
8:30 a.m.
A generalized BirkhoffRott equation for the 2D active scalar problems.
Hui Sun*, University of California, Los Angeles
David Uminsky, University of California, Los Angeles
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California, Los Angeles
(106376162) 
9:00 a.m.
Highfidelity simulations and loworder modeling of vortexbody interactions in biomorphic locomotion.
Jeff D. Eldredge*, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
Chengjie Wang, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
(106376126) 
9:30 a.m.
A multimoment vortex method for 2D viscous fluids.
David T Uminsky*, UCLA Mathematics
Gene Wayne, Boston Unversity, Mathematics
Alethea Barbaro, UCLA Mathematics
Vitalii Ostrovskyi, USC Mathematics
(106376259) 
10:00 a.m.
Stability of icosahedral configurations of point vortices on a sphere.
Vitalii Ostrovskyi*, University of Southern California
Paul Newton, University of Southern California
(106337263) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Metric and Riemannian Methods in Shape Analysis, I
BH 5272, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California Los Angeles bertozzi@math.ucla.edu
Mario Micheli, University of California Los Angeles micheli@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
A computable formulation of curvature for the Riemannian manifold of Landmarks.
Mario Micheli*, Department of Mathematics, UCLA
(106353267) 
9:00 a.m.
Metric Geometry in Shape Analysis.
Facundo Memoli*, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University
(106351268) 
10:00 a.m.
Classification on the Grassmannians: Theory and Applications.
JenMei Chang*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, CSULB
(106351269)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Free Probability and Subfactors, I
MS 5137, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Edward Effros, University of California Los Angeles ege@math.ucla.edu
Dimitri Shlyakhtenko, University of California Los Angeles shlyakht@math.ucla.edu
DanVirgil Voiculescu, University of California Berkeley dvv@math.berkeley.edu

8:00 a.m.
Composition of subfactors, and planar algebras.
Dietmar Bisch*, Vanderbilt University
(10634663) 
9:00 a.m.
Aspects of the free Riemann sphere.
DanVirgil Voiculescu*, Department of Mathematics, UC Berkeley
(106346155) 
10:00 a.m.
Von Neumann algebras associated to planar algebras.
Vaughan Jones, UC Berkeley
Alice Guionnet, ENS Lyon
Dimitri Shlyakhtenko*, UCLA
Paul ZinnJustin, Paris Sud
(106346100)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Rigidity in von Neumann Algebras and Ergodic Theory, I
MS 5138, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Adrian Ioana, University of California Los Angeles adiioana@math.ucla.edu
Narutaka Ozawa, Tokyo University narutaka@ms.utokyo.ac.jp
Sorin Popa, University of California Los Angeles popa@math.ucla.edu
Yehudah Shalom, University of California Los Angeles shalom@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Quasihomomorphism rigidity with noncommutative targets.
Narutaka Ozawa*, University of Tokyo
(106322260) 
9:00 a.m.
A Normal Subgroup Theorem for (Dense) Commensurators of Lattices.
Darren Creutz*, University of California, Los Angeles
(106337226) 
9:30 a.m.
On cocycle superrigidity for Gaussian actions.
Jesse Peterson*, Vanderbilt University
Thomas Sinclair, Vanderbilt University
(106346242) 
10:30 a.m.
Strong solidity of group factors from lattices in $\rm{SO}(n,1)$ and $\rm{SU}(n,1)$.
Thomas J Sinclair*, Vanderbilt University
(106347239)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Math Goes to the Movies
BH 5419, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Joseph Teran, University of California Los Angeles jteran@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Crashing waves, awesome explosions, turbulent smoke and beyond: applied mathematics and scientific computing in the visual effects industry.
Aleka McAdams*, UCLA/Walt Disney Animation/WETA
(106368281) 
8:30 a.m.
Numerical simulation in film production.
Andrew Selle*, Walt Disney Animation
(106368282) 
9:00 a.m.
Dynamic digital faces and bodies: Challenges, applications and broader impact of biomechanical modeling and simulation technology.
Eftychios Sifakis*, University of California Los Angeles
(106368280) 
9:30 a.m.
An efficient multigrid method for the simulation of high resolution elastic solids.
Yongning Zhu*, University of California Los Angeles
(106368278) 
10:00 a.m.
A parallel multigrid Poisson solver for fluids simulation on large grids.
Joseph Teran*, UCLA/Walt Disney Animation
(106368283) 
10:30 a.m.
Asynchronous variational contact mechanics.
Rasmus Tamstorf*, Walt Disney Animation
(106368279)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Topology and Symplectic Geometry, I
MS 5117, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Robert Brown, University of California Los Angeles rfb@math.ucla.edu
Ciprian Manolescu, University of California Los Angeles cm@math.ucla.edu
Stefano Vidussi, University of California Riverside svidussi@ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Fukaya categories of symmetric products and bordered HeegaardFloer homology.
Denis Auroux*, University of California, Berkeley
(10635745) 
9:00 a.m.
Holomorphic Pairs of Pants in Mapping Tori.
Andrew CottonClay*, Harvard University
(106353203) 
10:00 a.m.
Gauged Lagrangian Floer theory.
Christopher T Woodward*, Rutgers Univ.
(106353216)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in Probability and Related Fields, I
MS 6229, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Marek Biskup, University of California Los Angeles biskup@math.ucla.edu
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research peres@microsoft.com
Sebastien Roch, University of California Los Angeles roch@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Nash Bargaining Exchange Networks: Fast Convergence of Natural Dynamics.
Mohsen Bayati, Stanford University
Christian Borgs, Microsoft Research
Jennifer Chayes*, Microsoft Research
Yashodhan Kanoria, Stanford University
Andrea Montanari, Stanford University
(106391257) 
8:30 a.m.
Probability, Social Choice and Social Networks.
Elchanan Mossel*, U.C Berkeley and Weizmann
(106360150) 
9:00 a.m.
Detection and Percolation on Mobile Geometric Graphs.
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research
Alistair Sinclair, UC Berkeley
Perla Sousi, Cambridge University
Alexandre Stauffer*, UC Berkeley
(106360222) 
9:30 a.m.
Discussion 
10:00 a.m.
Brownian motion with variable drift: 01 laws, hitting probabilities and multiple points.
Perla Sousi*, University of Cambridge
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA, USA
(106360208) 
10:30 a.m.
Almost sure processlevel large deviations for random walk in random environment.
Firas RassoulAgha*, University of Utah
Timo Seppalainen, University of WisconsinMadison
(106360195)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models of Random Phenomena, I
BH 2444, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Mark Burgin, University of California Los Angeles mburgin@math.ucla.edu
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu

8:00 a.m.
Disrupting Terrorist Networks.
Susan E. Martonosi*, Harvey Mudd College
Douglas Altner, U.S. Naval Academy
(10639041) 
8:30 a.m.
Near linear time perfect simulation of corrugated surfaces.
Mark L Huber*, Claremont McKenna College
(10636060) 
9:00 a.m.
Sequential Hypothesis Testing for Pest Count Spatial GLMM Models.
Judy X. Li, Federal Drug Administration
Daniel R. Jeske*, University of California, Riverside
Jesus Lara, University of California, Riverside
Mark Hoddle, University of California, Riverside
(10636257) 
9:30 a.m.
Optimization in Baseball Lineups.
Brandi Bailes, Cal Poly Pomona
Jenny Switkes*, Cal Poly Pomona
(10636052) 
10:00 a.m.
Birthdays, Coupons, Hatchecks and Schur.
Barry C. Arnold*, University of California, Riverside
(10636023) 
10:30 a.m.
The Mathematics of Cause and Effect.
Judea Pearl*, Department of Computer Science, UCLA,
(10639185)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, I
MS 5128, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Christoph Thiele, University of California Los Angeles thiele@math.ucla.edu
Ignacio UriarteTuero, Michigan State University ignacio@math.msu.edu
Alexander Volberg, Michigan State University volberg@math.msu

8:00 a.m.
Sharp norm inequalities for commutators of classical operators.
Kabe Moen*, Washington University in Saint Louis
David CruzUribe, Trinity College
(106342107) 
8:30 a.m.
The multilinear strong maximal function.
Loukas Grafakos, University of Missouri, Columbia
Liguang Liu, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China
Carlos Pérez, Universidad de Sevilla, Seville, Spain
Rodolfo H. Torres*, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
(10634253) 
9:00 a.m.
Proof of the HRT conjecture for special configurations.
Ciprian Demeter*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(10632650) 
9:30 a.m.
On the finite linear independence of lattice Gabor systems.
Ciprian Demeter, Indiana University
S. Zubin Gautam*, Indiana University
(106342179) 
10:00 a.m.
Extrapolation of Carleson measures and Muckenhoupt weights.
Steve Hofmann, University of MissouriColumbia
Jose Maria Martell*, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas
(10634272) 
10:30 a.m.
Harmonic measure and uniform rectifiability.
Steven C Hofmann*, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Missouri
(10634239)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Continuous and Discrete Dynamical Systems, I
MS 5118, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Mario Martelli, Claremont Graduate University mario.martelli@cgu.edu
Robert Sacker, University of Southern California rsacker@usc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Quantum and classical geometric phases in Nbody molecular dynamics each describe the motion of a moving frame corresponding to internal angular momentum.
F. J. Lin*, University of Southern California, Department of Mathematics
(10637019) 
9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic equivalences for linear dynamic equations.
Donald A Lutz*, San Diego State University
Sigrun Bodine, University of Puget Sound
(10633440) 
9:30 a.m.
Lyapunov Exponents and Persistence.
Hal Smith*, Arizona State University
Paul Salceanu, University of Louisianna at Lafayette
(10633916) 
10:00 a.m.
Bifurcation and invariant manifolds of competition models.
Saber N Elaydi*, Trinity University
(10633927) 
10:30 a.m.
Stabilization Through Excitation.
Ami E. Radunskaya*, Pomona College, Claremont, CA
(10633730)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Global Geometric Analysis, I
MS 5127, Math Science Building
Organizers:
William Wylie, University of Pennsylvania wylie@math.upenn.edu
Joseph E. Borzellino, California State University San Luis Obispo jborzell@calpoly.edu
Peter Petersen, University of California Los Angeles petersen@math.ucla.edu

8:30 a.m.
Discrete conformal variations of piecewise flat manifolds.
David Glickenstein*, University of Arizona
(106353115) 
9:00 a.m.
Regge's EinsteinHilbert functional on the double tetrahedron.
Daniel Champion, University of Arizona
David Glickenstein, University of Arizona
Andrea Young*, University of Arizona
(106352166) 
9:30 a.m.
A dictionary for translating between orbifolds and Lie groupoids.
Joseph E Borzellino, California State Polytechnic University
Victor W Brunsden*, Penn State Altoona
(106358161) 
10:00 a.m.
A Liouvilletype Theorem for Smooth Metric Measure Spaces.
Kevin C Brighton*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(10635373) 
10:30 a.m.
The Intrinsic Flat Distance between Riemannian Manifolds with Boundary.
Christina Sormani*, CUNY Graduate Center and Lehman College
(10635834)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Criminality, I
BH 5264, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California Los Angeles bertozzi@math.ucla.edu
Martin Short, University of California Los Angeles mbshort@math.ucla.edu
George Mohler, University of California Los Angeles georgemohler@gmail.com

9:00 a.m.
Selfexciting Hurdle Models for Terrorism.
Michael D. Porter*, SPADAC
Gentry White, Institute for Social Science Research, The University of Queensland
(106362221) 
9:30 a.m.
SelfExciting Point Process Models of Civilian Deaths in Iraq.
Erik Lewis*, University of California, Los Angeles
George Mohler, University of California, Los Angeles
P. Jeffrey Brantingham, University of California, Los Angeles
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California, Los Angeles
(10636224) 
10:00 a.m.
Point process modeling and estimation of nearrepeat effects in crime data.
George O Mohler*, Santa Clara University
(106362252) 
10:30 a.m.
Patterns in Offender Distance Decay and the Geographic Profiling Problem.
Mike O'Leary*, Towson University
(106391227)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics and Probability on Groups, I
MS 5147, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Jason Fulman, University of Southern California fulman@usc.edu
Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California guralnic@usc.edu
Igor Pak, University of California Los Angeles pak@math.ucla.edu

9:00 a.m.
Proportions of elements of certain orders in classical groups.
Simon D Guest*, Baylor University
Cheryl E Praeger, University of Western Australia
(106320206) 
9:30 a.m.
Combinatorial and geometric methods applied to group cohomology.
Stephen D Smith*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10632051) 
10:00 a.m.
Overgroup lattices in finite groups.
Michael Aschbacher*, Caltech
(10632062) 
10:30 a.m.
Property T for Lie algebras and expansion properties of representations.
Efim Zelmanov*, University of California, San Diego
(106316264)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics, I
MS 5203, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Benny Sudakov, University of California Los Angeles bsudakov@math.ucla.edu
Jacques Verstraete, University of California San Diego jbaverstraete@gmail.com

9:00 a.m.
The Structure of Typical Hypergraphs with Local Constraints.
Dhruv Mubayi*, University of IllinoisChicago
Jozsef Balogh, UIUC
(10630577) 
9:30 a.m.
Conflictfree colorings of uniform hypergraphs with few edges.
Alexandr Kostochka*, University of Illinois
Mohit Kumbhat, University of Illinois
Tomasz Luczak, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland
(10630564) 
10:00 a.m.
Quasirandomness of graph balanced cut properties.
Choongbum Lee*, UCLA
Hao Huang, UCLA
(106305125) 
10:30 a.m.
Upper tails for cliques.
Jeff Kahn*, Rutgers University
(106305136)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of Nonlinear PDE, I
BH 5280, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Susan J. Friedlander, University of Southern California susanfri@usc.edu
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California kukavica@usc.edu

9:00 a.m.
A degenerate diffusion with nonlocal drift: behavior of radial solutions.
Inwon C. Kim*, UCLA
Yao Yao, UCLA  coauthor
(106335247) 
9:30 a.m.
Dispersive Blowup of Nonlinear Evolution Equations.
Jerry L. Bona*, University of Illinois at Chicago
JeanClaude Saut, Université de Paris  Sud
(106335210) 
10:00 a.m.
Local Existence and Uniqueness for the Hydrostatic Euler Equations on a Bounded Domain.
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California
Roger Temam, Indiana University
Mohammed Ziane, University of Southern California
VIad C Vicol*, University of Chicago
(106335182) 
10:30 a.m.
On dynamic stability and nonblowup of a class of solutions of 3D incompressible Euler and surface QG equations.
Thomas Y. Hou*, Caltech
(106335220)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, I
BH 5420, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org
Carmen Caprau, California State University Fresno ccaprau@csufresno.edu

10:00 a.m.
Curves on surfaces and Kauffman bracket state sums.
Uwe Kaiser*, Boise State University
(10635758) 
10:30 a.m.
An action of the symmetric group on $\mathfrak{su}_3$ Khovanov homology.
David A Clark*, RandolphMacon College
(10635747)

10:00 a.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
New algorithms in information science.
MS 4000A, Math Science Building
Stanley J. Osher*, University of California Los Angeles
(10639405) 
Saturday October 9, 2010, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Moduli spaces for rings and ideals.
MS 4000A, Math Science Building
Melanie Matchett Wood*, Stanford University
(10631104) 
Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Ktheory, II
BH 5422, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside jbergner@ucr.edu
Christian Haesemeyer, University of California Los Angeles chh@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
QuillenLichtenbaum phenomena in stable representation theory.
Daniel A Ramras*, New Mexico State University
(106319113) 
4:00 p.m.
A cotriple model for Goodwillie Calculus and DeRham cohomology.
Kristine E. Bauer*, University of Calgary
Brenda Johnson, Union College
Randy McCarthy, University of Illinois at Urbana
(106355190)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Continuous and Discrete Dynamical Systems, II
MS 5118, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Mario Martelli, Claremont Graduate University mario.martelli@cgu.edu
Robert Sacker, University of Southern California rsacker@usc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Dynamics of a discrete twopatch model on plantinsect interactions.
Yun Kang*, Arizona State University
Dieter Armbruster, Arizona State University
(10633911) 
3:30 p.m.
Fractal Geometry and Dynamical Systems: From Fractal Drums and Strings to Fractal Billiards.
Michel L Lapidus*, University of Calfornia, Riverside
(10633788) 
4:00 p.m.
Return times statistics for Markov towers.
Nicolai T Haydn*, University of Southern California
(106337122) 
4:30 p.m.
A dynamic dichotomy for matrix equations with nonprimitive projection matrices.
J. M. Cushing*, University of Arizona
(10633982) 
5:00 p.m.
Persistence and Global Stability in a SizeStructured Model with Selection and Mutation.
Azmy S Ackleh*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Baoling Ma, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Paul Salceanu, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(10639292)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Number Theory, II
BH 2760, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
William Duke, University of California Los Angeles wdduke@ucla.edu
Ozlem Imamoglu, ETH Zurich ozlem@math.ethz.ch
Kimberly Hopkins, University of California Los Angeles khopkins@math.utexas.edu

3:00 p.m.
The number of points on curves over finite fields.
Alina Bucur*, UCSD
Chantal David, Concordia University
Brooke Feigon, University of East Anglia
Matilde Lalin, Universite de Montreal
(106311148) 
4:00 p.m.
A GrossZagier formula for quaternion algebras over totally real fields.
Kristin Estella Lauter*, Microsoft Research
Eyal Z. Goren, McGill University
(106311253) 
5:00 p.m.
A cotangent sum.
J. Brian Conrey*, American Institute of Mathematics
(106311152)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Global Geometric Analysis, II
MS 5127, Math Science Building
Organizers:
William Wylie, University of Pennsylvania wylie@math.upenn.edu
Joseph E. Borzellino, California State University San Luis Obispo jborzell@calpoly.edu
Peter Petersen, University of California Los Angeles petersen@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
Second variation and stability for Ricci solitons.
HuaiDong Cao*, Lehigh University
Meng Zhu, Lehigh University
(106353177) 
3:30 p.m.
Gradient Ricci Solitons.
Ovidiu Munteanu*, Columbia University, New York
(10635318) 
4:00 p.m.
Correspondences of Hypersurfaces in Hyperbolic Poincaré Manifolds and Conformally Invariant PDEs.
Vincent Bonini*, California Polytechnic State University
José Espinar, Departmento de Geometría y Topología, Universidad de Granada, Spain
Jie Qing, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Santa Cruz
(106353154) 
4:30 p.m.
"Recent results on nonlocal almost minimal boundaries.
M Cristina Caputo*, University of Arkansas
Nestor Guillen, University of Texas at Austin
(10633574) 
5:00 p.m.
The extension results for the mean curvature flow.
Natasa Sesum*, Rutgers University
Nam Q Le, Columbia University
(10633538)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Criminality, II
BH 5264, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California Los Angeles bertozzi@math.ucla.edu
Martin Short, University of California Los Angeles mbshort@math.ucla.edu
George Mohler, University of California Los Angeles georgemohler@gmail.com

3:00 p.m.
A statistical mechanics approach to gang territoriality.
Alethea Barbaro*, UCLA
Lincoln Chayes, UCLA
Maria R. D'Orsogna, CSUN
(106370273) 
3:30 p.m.
Simulating Gang Rivalries in Hollenbeck: An AgentBased Approach.
Laura M. Smith*, University of California, Los Angeles
(106391114) 
4:00 p.m.
Optimal control of a model of offending and reoffending.
Ashley B. Pitcher*, Centre d'Analyse et de Mathématiques Sociales, L'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales
(106349197) 
4:30 p.m.
Tolerating crime to reduce crime.
Maria R D'Orsogna*, California State University at Northridge
Martin Short, University of California at Los Angeles
Jeff Brantingham, University of California at Los Angeles
(106391133)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Phenomena: Applications of PDEs to Fluid Flows, II
BH 5273, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California Los Angeles bertozzi@math.ucla.edu
Nebojsa Murisic, University of California Los Angeles nebo@math.ucla.edu
David Uminsky, University of California Los Angeles duminsky@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
A Primer of Swarm Equilibria.
Andrew J. Bernoff*, Department of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College
Chad M. Topaz, Macalester College
(106335244) 
3:30 p.m.
Continuum modeling and analysis of swarming with three interaction zones.
Louis F Rossi*, University of Delaware
Jennifer Miller, University of Delaware
Allison Kolpas, University of Delaware
Plinio Juchem Neto, University of Delaware
(106335237) 
4:00 p.m.
Limiting PDEs for flocking models.
Alethea Barbaro*, UCLA
(106370274) 
4:30 p.m.
SelfSimilar Blowup Solutions to an Aggregation Equation.
Yanghong Huang*, Simon Fraser University
Andrea L. Bertozzi, University of California, Los Angeles
(106335232) 
5:00 p.m.
Instantaneous mass concentration in solutions of the aggregation equation.
Thomas Laurent*, University of California, Riverside
(106335189)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Metric and Riemannian Methods in Shape Analysis, II
BH 5272, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California Los Angeles bertozzi@math.ucla.edu
Mario Micheli, University of California Los Angeles micheli@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
Diffeomorphic Shape Analysis of Continuous Curves.
Shantanu Joshi*, Laboratory of Neuro Imaging, School of Medicine, UCLA
(106368270) 
4:00 p.m.
Human Brain Mapping with Conformal Geometry and Multivariate Tensorbased Morphometry.
Yalin Wang*, Department of Mathematics, UCLA
(106368272)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Free Probability and Subfactors, II
MS 5137, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Edward Effros, University of California Los Angeles ege@math.ucla.edu
Dimitri Shlyakhtenko, University of California Los Angeles shlyakht@math.ucla.edu
DanVirgil Voiculescu, University of California Berkeley dvv@math.berkeley.edu

3:00 p.m.
A noncommutative Path Space approach to stationary free Stochastic Differential Equations.
Yoann N. Dabrowski*, University of California, Los Angeles
(106346196) 
4:00 p.m.
A Hilbert module approach to coarse embedding of groups.
Zhe Dong, Zhejiang University
ZhongJin Ruan*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(106346105) 
5:00 p.m.
Quantum symmetries in free probability.
Stephen R Curran*, University of California, Los Angeles
(106346135)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Rigidity in von Neumann Algebras and Ergodic Theory, II
MS 5138, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Adrian Ioana, University of California Los Angeles adiioana@math.ucla.edu
Narutaka Ozawa, Tokyo University narutaka@ms.utokyo.ac.jp
Sorin Popa, University of California Los Angeles popa@math.ucla.edu
Yehudah Shalom, University of California Los Angeles shalom@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
Von Neumann algebras with unique group measure space Cartan subalgebra.
Ionut Chifan*, Vanderbilt University
Jesse Peterson, Vanderbilt University
(106347240) 
4:00 p.m.
Borel versus measure theoretic notions in the study of equivalence relations.
Greg Hjorth*, Universtiy of Melbourne, UCLA
(106303123) 
5:00 p.m.
StoneCech boundaries of discrete groups and measure equivalence theory.
Hiroki Sako*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Tokyo
(106346183)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topology and Symplectic Geometry, II
MS 5117, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Robert Brown, University of California Los Angeles rfb@math.ucla.edu
Ciprian Manolescu, University of California Los Angeles cm@math.ucla.edu
Stefano Vidussi, University of California Riverside svidussi@ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
Heegaard Floer homology and SeibergWitten Floer homology.
Cagatay Kutluhan*, Columbia University
YiJen Lee, Purdue University
Clifford Henry Taubes, Harvard University
(10635794) 
4:00 p.m.
On the $\mathcal{R}$filtration for the Heegaard Floer chain complex of a branched doublecover.
Eamonn Tweedy*, University of California, Los Angeles
(106357144) 
4:30 p.m.
Heegaard Floer Homology and Triple Cup Products.
Tye Lidman*, University of California, Los Angeles
(106357127) 
5:00 p.m.
NakaiMoishezon Theorem and Donaldson's question for almost complex structures on rational surfaces.
TianJun Li, University of Minnesota, School of mathematics
Weiyi Zhang*, University of Michigan, Department of Mathematics
(106357121)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Large Cardinals and the Continuum, I
BH 5252, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Matthew Foreman, University of California Irvine mforeman@math.uci.edu
Alekos Kechris, California Institute for Technology kechris@caltech.edu
Itay Neeman, University of California Los Angeles ineeman@math.ucla.edu
Martin Zeman, University of California Irvine mzeman@math.uci.edu

3:00 p.m.
Ramsey Cardinals and the $HNN$ Embedding Theorem.
Simon Thomas*, Rutgers University
(10630333) 
3:30 p.m.
Structure theorems for Tukey types of ultrafilters.
Natasha Dobrinen*, University of Denver
Stevo Todorcevic, CNRS, University of Paris 7
(106303218) 
4:00 p.m.
Cardinal invariants of monotone and porous sets.
Michael Hrusak*, Instituto de matematicas, UNAM, Mexico
Ondrej Zindulka, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic
(106303198) 
4:30 p.m.
Scales, the Singular Cardinal Hypothesis, and the tree property.
Dima S Sinapova*, University of California Irvine
(106303207) 
5:00 p.m.
Descriptive set theory and unitary group representations.
Greg Hjorth*, Universtiy of Melbourne, UCLA
(10630393)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics and Probability on Groups, II
MS 5147, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Jason Fulman, University of Southern California fulman@usc.edu
Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California guralnic@usc.edu
Igor Pak, University of California Los Angeles pak@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
Rate of escape for random walks on groups.
Yuval Peres*, Microsoft Research, Redmond, WA
James R. Lee, Computer Science Department, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
(10636048) 
3:30 p.m.
Cycle indices for finite orthogonal groups of even characteristic.
Jason Fulman*, University of Southern California
Jan Saxl, University of Cambridge
Pham Tiep, University of Arizona
(10630556) 
4:00 p.m.
On residually finite hyperbolic groups.
Mark Sapir*, Vanderbilt University
(106320124) 
4:30 p.m.
Eulerian quasisymmetric functions.
John Shareshian*, Washington University
Michelle Wachs, University of Miami
(106305266)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics, II
MS 5203, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Benny Sudakov, University of California Los Angeles bsudakov@math.ucla.edu
Jacques Verstraete, University of California San Diego jbaverstraete@gmail.com

3:00 p.m.
The cutoff phenomenon on explicit expanders.
Eyal Lubetzky*, Microsoft Research
(106360165) 
3:30 p.m.
A counterexample to the AlonSaksSeymour conjecture and related problems.
Hao Huang*, University of California, Los Angeles
Benjamin Sudakov, University of California, Los Angeles
(10630554) 
4:00 p.m.
Discussion 
4:30 p.m.
Selfcorrecting estimates from the differential equations method.
Tom Bohman*, Carnegie Mellon University
Alan Frieze, Carnegie Mellon University
Eyal Lubetzky, Microsoft Research
(10630578) 
5:00 p.m.
Large $B_d$free subfamilies.
Zoltan Furedi*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(106305255)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Applications of Nonlinear PDE, II
BH 5280, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Susan J. Friedlander, University of Southern California susanfri@usc.edu
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California kukavica@usc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Energy conservation and blowup of solutions for focusing GrossPitaevskii hierarchies.
Thomas Chen, University of Texas at Austin
Natasa Pavlovic*, University of Texas at Austin
Nikolaos Tzirakis, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(106335233) 
3:30 p.m.
Wellposedness in smooth function spaces for the movingboundary 3D compressible Euler equations in physical vacuum.
Steve Shkoller*, University of California at Davis
(106335275) 
4:00 p.m.
Boundary layer analysis for 3D planeparallel channel flows.
Anna L Mazzucato*, Pennsylvania State University
Xiaoming Wang, Florida State University
Dongjuan Niu, Capital Nornal University, China
(106335168) 
4:30 p.m.
Models generalizing the 2D Euler and the surface quasigeostrophic equations.
Jiahong Wu*, Oklahoma State University
(10633599) 
5:00 p.m.
Initial boundary value problem for VlasovPoissonFokkerPlank system.
Juhi Jang*, UC Riverside
Hyungju Hwang, Postech, Korea
(106335271)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in Probability and Related Fields, II
MS 6229, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Marek Biskup, University of California Los Angeles biskup@math.ucla.edu
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research peres@microsoft.com
Sebastien Roch, University of California Los Angeles roch@math.ucla.edu

3:00 p.m.
Discussion 
3:30 p.m.
Inhomogeneous Continuity Equation with Application to Hamiltonian ODE.
Lincoln Chayes, University of California, Los Angeles
Wilfrid Gangbo, Georgia Institute of Technology
Helen K Lei*, California Institute of Technology
(106335139) 
4:00 p.m.
Fluid Limits for Shortest Remaining Processing Time Queues.
Amber L Puha*, California State University San Marcos
H Chrsitian Gromoll, University of Virgina
Douglas G Down, McMaster University
(106360212) 
4:30 p.m.
Uniformity of the Uncovered Set of Random Walk and Cutoff for Lamplighter Chains.
Jason P Miller*, Stanford University
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research
(106360265) 
5:00 p.m.
Spatial aspects of multiscale reaction networks.
Lea Popovic*, Concordia University
(106360228)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models of Random Phenomena, II
BH 2444, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Mark Burgin, University of California Los Angeles mburgin@math.ucla.edu
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu

3:00 p.m.
Probabilistic Approach to the Zeros of Zeta Functions.
M M Rao*, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521
(10631125) 
4:00 p.m.
Chaos and the Fourth Moment.
Todd Kemp*, UCSD
Ivan Nourdin, Universite Henri Poincare
Giovanni Peccati, Universite du Luxembourg
Roland Speicher, Universitat des Saarlandes
(106360248) 
4:30 p.m.
Bridging Scales in Kinesin Motor Models.
John Fricks*, Penn State University
John P Hughes, Penn State University
William O Hancock, Penn Stat University
(10636044) 
5:00 p.m.
Information channels and channel operators.
Yuichiro Kakihara*, California State University, San Bernardino
(10639459) 
5:30 p.m.
Performance Analysis of Compressive Spectral Clustering.
Blake A Hunter*, University of California, Davis
Thomas Strohmer, University of California, Davis
(106315285)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, II
BH 5420, Boelter Hall
Organizers:
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org
Carmen Caprau, California State University Fresno ccaprau@csufresno.edu

3:00 p.m.
Categorifications of the Arrow Polynomial for Virtual Knots and Links.
Louis Hirsch Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10635728) 
4:00 p.m.
sl(n) link homology.
Carmen L Caprau*, California State University, Fresno
(106357241) 
4:30 p.m.
On the Khovanov homology of virtual knots.
Aaron Kaestner*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(106354191) 
5:00 p.m.
A dimer model for the twisted Alexander polynomial.
Heather M. Russell*, Louisiana State University
Moshe Cohen, BarIlan University
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University
(106357249)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, II
MS 5128, Math Science Building
Organizers:
Christoph Thiele, University of California Los Angeles thiele@math.ucla.edu
Ignacio UriarteTuero, Michigan State University ignacio@math.msu.edu
Alexander Volberg, Michigan State University volberg@math.msu

3:00 p.m.
Generalized Marcinkiewicz integrals.
Mario Bonk*, UCLA
(106343134) 
3:30 p.m.
On Random Multilinear Operators.
Michael Christ*, University of California, Berkeley
(106342147) 
4:00 p.m.
Sharp weighted norm inequalities for LittlewoodPaley operators.
Andrei Lerner*, BarIlan University
(10634249) 
4:30 p.m.
Square function, Riesz transform and rectifiability.
Svitlana Mayboroda*, Purdue University
Alexander Volberg, Michigan State University
(10634671) 
5:00 p.m.
Around the A2 conjecture for singular integral operators.
Carlos Perez*, University of Seville
(106342201) 
5:30 p.m.
Weighted and Regularity Estimates for Nonlinear PDEs on Nonsmooth Domains.
Tadele Mengesha*, Louisina State University
Nguyen Cong Phuc,, Louisina State University
(10633515)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 3:15 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
MS 5148, Math Science Building

3:15 p.m.
Dynamics and stability of the nonlinear model for fluid coupling with 1 D beam of changing thickness and 2D plate.
Emine Yasemen Kaya*, Texas Tech University
Eugenio Aulisa, Texas Tech University
Akif Ibraguimov, Texas Tech University
(106374142) 
3:30 p.m.
On real $\mathbb{B}$$C^{\ast }$algebras.
Alexander A. Katz*, St. John's University, NY, USA
(106346243) 
3:45 p.m.
A vectorvalued embedding for Lebesgue spaces.
Geoff Diestel*, Vancouver, WA
(106342185) 
4:00 p.m.
On measurable bundles of real C*algebras.
Alexander A. Katz, St. John's University, NY, USA
Roman Kushnir*, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
(106346199) 
4:15 p.m.
Prescribing GaussKronecker curvature, and the Weingarten curvature problem.
Richard Mikula*, Lock Haven University
(10633510) 
4:30 p.m.
A Catalog of $IJK$ and $InJnKn$Matrix Base States with $TriKets^©$.
Michael George Dombroski*, Los Angeles City College
(106381112)

3:15 p.m.

Saturday October 9, 2010, 6:15 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Einstein Public Lecture in Mathematics
The cosmic distance ladder.
Schoenberg Hall, UCLA
Terence Tao*, University of California Los Angeles
(10638501)
Reception following the talk.
Schoenberg Hall, UCLA