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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
Sunday October 10, 2010

Sunday October 10, 2010, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit

Sunday October 10, 2010, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Phenomena: Applications of PDEs to Fluid Flows, III
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.
Linear instability of plane parallel viscoelastic shear flows in the limit of infinite Weissenberg and Reynolds numbers.
Ahmed Ahmed kaffel*, Virginia Tech
Michael Renardy, Virginia Tech
(10637629)

8:30 a.m.
A Numerical Scheme for ParticleLaden Thin Film Flow in 2D.
Matthew R. Mata*, University of California, Los Angeles
Andrea L Bertozzi, University of California, Los Angeles
(106376214)

9:00 a.m.
Particleladen viscous thinfilm flows.
Nebojsa Murisic*, Mathematics Department, University of California, Los Angles
Andrea Bertozzi, Mathematics Department, University of California, Los Angles
(10637632)

9:30 a.m.
Crossover in the coarsening rates in demixing of binary viscous fluids.
Felix Otto, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Christian Seis, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Dejan Slepcev*, Carnegie Mellon University
(106335103)

10:00 a.m.
The dynamics of instability of the fluid flow over a flat plate.
Fathi M Allan*, United Arab Emirates University
James H Curry, University of Colorado at Boulder
(10637613)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Free Probability and Subfactors, III
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

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Rigidity in von Neumann Algebras and Ergodic Theory, III
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

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Topology and Symplectic Geometry, III
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

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Large Cardinals and the Continuum, II
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

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in Probability and Related Fields, III
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.
Asymptotic behavior of highdimensional random convex optimization problems.
Andrea Montanari*, Stanford University
Mohsen Bayati, Stanford University
David Donoho, Stanford University
Arian Maleki, Stanford
(106360180)

8:30 a.m.
The evolution of the cover time.
Martin T. Barlow, UBC, Vancouver, Canada
Jian Ding, UC Berkeley, CA, USA
Asaf Nachmias, MIT, Mass., USA
Yuval Peres*, Microsoft Research
(106360234)

9:00 a.m.
Cover times, blanket times, and majorizing measures.
Jian Ding*, UC Berkeley
James Lee, University of Washington
Yuval Peres, Microsoft Research
(106360224)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion

10:00 a.m.
A stochastic model for phylogenetic trees.
Rinaldo B Schinazi*, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Thomas M Liggett, UCLA
(10636091)

10:30 a.m.
On the spectral analysis of secondorder Markov chains.
Persi Diaconis, Stanford University
Laurent Miclo, Universite de Toulouse and CNRS, France
Jessica Zuniga*, Stanford University
(106360235)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models of Random Phenomena, III
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.
A Mathematical Model for Stimuli Dependent Neuron Responses.
Joe Latulippe*, Cal Poly Pomona
(106392213)

8:30 a.m.
The Role of Symmetric and Asymmetric Division of Cancer Cells in Developing Drug Resistance.
Cristian Tomasetti*, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland
Doron Levy, Department of Mathematics, University of Maryland
(10636066)

9:00 a.m.
The WrightFisher Diffusion Process and an Application to Queues and Bacterial Recombination.
Joseph C Watkins*, Deaprtment of Mathematics, University of Arizona
Xavier Didelot, Oxford Centre for Gene Function, University of Oxford
Jesse E Taylor, Department of Mathematics, Arizona State University
(106360229)

9:30 a.m.
A PCR birth process subject to an enzyme death process.
Randall Swift*, California State Polytechnic University Pomona
Joe Gani, The Australian National University
(106360128)

10:00 a.m.
Speed of Convergence of Certain Markov Processes to Equilibrium.
Rabi Bhattacharya*, Department of Mathematics, The University of Arizona
(106360171)

10:30 a.m.
Conditional Hyperprobability.
Mark Burgin, UCLA
A. C. Krinik,*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, California State Polytechnic University
(10636035)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, III
BH 5420, Boelter Hall Organizers: Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org
Carmen Caprau, California State University Fresno ccaprau@csufresno.edu

8:00 a.m.
The second quandle homology of the Takasaki quandle of an even abelian groups.
Maciej Niebrzydowski, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University
(10635775)

9:00 a.m.
Categorical Quandles and Knots I: Definitions and Examples.
Alissa S Crans*, Loyola Marymount University
J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of South Florida
Masahico Saito, University of South Florida
(106318132)

9:30 a.m.
Categorical quandles and knots, II  the fundamental $2$quandle and colorings.
J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
Alissa S. Crans, Loyola Marymount University
Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of South Florida
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
(106357143)

10:00 a.m.
Categorical quandles and knots, III  the fundamental 2quandle and colorings.
J. Scott Carter*, University of South Alabama
Alissa S Crans, Loyola University Marymount
Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of South Florida
Masahico Saito, University of South Florida
(106357209)

10:30 a.m.
Rack modules and (t,s)racks.
Sam Nelson*, Claremont McKenna College
(106357211)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, III
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.
A nonhomogeneous and bilinear outlook for sharp weighted estimates of singular operators.
Alexander L Volberg*, Michigan State University
(10634255)

8:30 a.m.
Hessian inequalities and the fractional Laplacian.
Fausto Ferrari, Università di Bologna
Bruno Franchi, Università di Bologna
Igor Verbitsky*, University of Missouri
(10634281)

9:00 a.m.
Sharp weighted inequalities for commutators.
Maria Cristina Pereyra*, University of New Mexico
Carlos Perez, Universidad de Sevilla, Spain
DaeWon Chung, University of New Mexico
(106347108)

9:30 a.m.
On MuckenhouptWheeden conjecture.
Maria Carmen Reguera*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(106343172)

10:00 a.m.
A variational estimate for paraproducts.
Yen Do*, Georgia Tech/IAS
Camil Muscalu, Cornell University
Christoph Thiele, UCLA
(106342102)

10:30 a.m.
Maximal operators and differentiation theorems for sparse sets.
Izabella Laba*, UBC
(106342262)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Continuous and Discrete Dynamical Systems, III
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.
Quasicontinuous functions with totally discontinuous iterates.
Annalisa Crannell*, Franklin & Marshall College
Sohaib Alam, U. Texas
(10633706)

9:00 a.m.
Periodic Boundary Value Problems and the Fučík Spectrum under Conditions of Resonance.
Adolfo J Rumbos*, Pomona College
David A Bliss, Claremont Graduate University
(10633421)

9:30 a.m.
Transgenic Mosquitoes and the Impact on Malaria Transmission.
Jia Li*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Alabama in Huntsville
(106392192)

10:00 a.m.
Mathematical Approaches to Modeling ImmuneCancer Dynamics.
Lisette dePillis*, Department of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College
(10639297)

10:30 a.m.
Concave Monotone Systems of Mappings in $\mathbb{R}^n$ and Periodic Difference Equations.
Selenne H GarciaTorres, University of Southern California
Robert J Sacker*, University of Southern California
(10633769)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Global Geometric Analysis, III
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.
Ricci Flow on Complete Surfaces.
James Isenberg*, University of Oregon
Rafe Mazzeo, Stanford University
Natasa Sesum, Rutgers University
(106353111)

9:00 a.m.
Formal matched asymptotics for degenerate Ricci flow neckpinches.
Dan Knopf*, University of Texas
(10635368)

9:30 a.m.
Ricci soliton metrics on solvable Lie groups.
Michael Jablonski*, University of Oklahoma
(106353151)

10:00 a.m.
The second order renormalization group flow for locally homogeneous geometries on closed 3manifolds.
Christine M Guenther*, Pacific University
(106358173)

10:30 a.m.
On The Rigidity of Riemannian Submersions of Nonnegatively Curved Manifolds.
Curtis Pro*, University of California, Riverside
Frederick Wilhelm, University of California, Riverside
(10635395)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Ktheory, III
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

Sunday October 10, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Number Theory, III
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

Sunday October 10, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics, III
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

Sunday October 10, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of Nonlinear PDE, III
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.
Structural Stability of Nonlinear Flows in Porous Media.
Luan Thach Hoang*, Texas Tech University
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University
(106335178)

9:30 a.m.
Recent results on aggregation equations.
Dong Li*, University of Iowa
(106335277)

10:00 a.m.
Some remarks on the aggregation equations.
Hongjie Dong*, Brown University
(106335129)

10:30 a.m.
Strong Unique Continuation and Complexity of Solutions to Parabolic Partial Differential Equations with Gevrey Coefficients.
Mihaela Ignatova Ignatova*, University of Southern California, Department of Mathematics, Los Angeles, CA 90089
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California, Department of Mathematics, Los Angeles, CA 90089
(106335146)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Phase transitions in NPcomplete problems: A challenge for probability, combinatorics, and computer science.
MS 4000A, Math Science Building
Cristopher Moore*, University of New Mexico and the Santa Fe Institute
(10636802)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 2:00 p.m.6:40 p.m.
Special Session on Free Probability and Subfactors, IV
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

2:00 p.m.
Operator space structures on Lpspaces.
Gilles Pisier*, Texas A&M University and Université Paris VI
(10634761)

3:00 p.m.
The classification of finite depth subfactorsan overview and the recent developments.
Marta Asaeda*, UC Riverside
(106346261)

4:00 p.m.
Free Liberation of Projections.
Benoit Collins, University of Ottawa
Todd Kemp*, University of California, San Diego
(10634696)

5:00 p.m.
Noncommutative diffusion semigroups.
Marius Junge*, University of Illonois at UrbanaChampaign
Eric Ricard, Besancon University, Franche Compte, France
Dimitri Shlyahktenko, UCLA
(106346120)

6:00 p.m.
On the WittstockSchmitt matricial Riesz interpolation property, and matrix convex optimization.
Edward G. Effros*, UCLA
Lieven Vandenberghe, Electrical Engineering Department
(106346153)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 2:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Special Session on Rigidity in von Neumann Algebras and Ergodic Theory, IV
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

Sunday October 10, 2010, 2:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models of Random Phenomena, IV
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

2:00 p.m.
Skew Diffusion in Highly Heterogeneous Environments.
Edward C Waymire*, Oregon State University
Thilanka A Appuhamillage, Oregon State University
Vrushali A Bokil, Oregon State University
Enrique A Thomann, Oregon State University
Brian D Wood, Oregon State University
(10636067)

2:30 p.m.
Systems of Dependent Components.
Sheldon Ross*, University of Southern California
(106360205)

3:00 p.m.
On modeling and analysing P2P networks.
Gerardo Rubino*, INRIA Rennes  Bretagne Atlantique, France
(10636026)

3:30 p.m.
Sharp inequalities of Zygmund type for Riesz transforms.
Jorge Aarao, University of South Australia, Adelaide
Mike O'Neill*, Claremont McKenna College
(106360141)

4:00 p.m.
Mathematical Theory of Negative Probability and Models of Financial Processes.
Mark Burgin, UCLA
Gunter Meissner*, University of Hawaii
(10636031)

4:30 p.m.
Variations of the Absorption Process: Probabilistic Models for qidentities in Combinatorics and Number Theory.
Don Paul Rawlings*, Mathematics Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
(10636076)

5:00 p.m.
Geometric properties of the majority rule model.
Nicolas Lanchier*, Arizona State University
Jared Neufer, Arizona State University
(10636083)

5:30 p.m.
Noarbitrage conditions for limitprice orders.
David German*, Claremont McKenna College
Henry Schellhorn, Claremont Graduate University
(106360174)

6:00 p.m.
Heat kernel and random matrices from compact Lie groups.
Jason Fulman*, University of Southern California
(10636017)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Ktheory, IV
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

Sunday October 10, 2010, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Global Geometric Analysis, IV
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

Sunday October 10, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Phenomena: Applications of PDEs to Fluid Flows, IV
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.
Computation of timeperiodic water waves.
Jon Wilkening*, UC Berkeley Mathematics
(106376181)

3:30 p.m.
Boundary layer associated with the DarcyBrinkmanBoussinesq model for convection in porous media.
James P Kelliher*, University of California Riverside
Roger M Temam, Indiana University, Institute for Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics
Xiaoming Wang, Florida State University
(106376250)

4:00 p.m.
On qualitative analyses of nonlinear Forchheimer flows in porous media and application.
Akif Ibragimov*, Texas Tech University
Luan Hoang, Texas Tech University, Department of Mathemathematics
Eugenio Aulisa, Texas Tech University, Department of Mathemathematics
(106335104)

4:30 p.m.
Longterm dynamics for well Productivity Index for nonlinear flows in porous media.
Lidia Bloshanskaya*, Texas Tech University
Eugenio Aulisa, Texas Tech University
(106376138)

5:00 p.m.
Discussion

Sunday October 10, 2010, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topology and Symplectic Geometry, IV
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

Sunday October 10, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Applications of Nonlinear PDE, IV
BH 5280, Boelter Hall Organizers: Susan J. Friedlander, University of Southern California susanfri@usc.edu
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California kukavica@usc.edu

Sunday October 10, 2010, 3:00 p.m.6:25 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Trends in Probability and Related Fields, IV
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.
Left and Right Convergence for Sequences of Graphs with Bounded Degrees.
Christian Borgs*, Microsoft Reserach New England
Jennifer Chayes, Microsoft Research New England
Jeff Kahn, Rutgers University
Laci Lovasz, Eotvos University, Budapest
(106305258)

3:30 p.m.
Statistical physics and computational phase transitions of the hardcore model.
Allan Sly*, Microsoft Research
(106360186)

4:00 p.m.
Reconstruction in the Potts and Hardcore models.
Nayantara Bhatnagar*, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(106360194)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion

5:00 p.m.
Lattices, Uniform Distribution and $3\log 2\pi^2/8$.
Yitwah Cheung, San Francisco State University
Arek Goetz, San Francisco State University
Anthony Quas*, University of Victoria
(106337200)

5:30 p.m.
The Large Deviation Principle for the ErdosRenyi Random Graph.
Sourav Chatterjee*, New York University
Srinivasa Varadhan, New York University
(10636089)

6:00 p.m.
The genealogy of branching Brownian motion with absorption.
Jason Schweinsberg*, University of California, San Diego
Julien Berestycki, Universite Paris VI
Nathanael Berestycki, University of Cambridge
(10636042)

Sunday October 10, 2010, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, IV
BH 5420, Boelter Hall Organizers: Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org
Carmen Caprau, California State University Fresno ccaprau@csufresno.edu
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