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
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

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
On free products related to the GuionnetJonesShlyakhtenko construction for subfactors.
Ken Dykema*, Texas A&M University
(106346159) 
9:00 a.m.
A new qBrauer algebra and subfactors.
Hans Wenzl*, University of California, San Diego
(106346131) 
10:00 a.m.
On a subfactor generalization of Wall's conjecture.
Feng Xu*, U.C. Riverside, CA 92521
(106346110)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
Rigidity of hyperbolic lattices in the framework of integrable measure equivalence.
Uri Bader, Technion, Haifa
Alex Furman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Roman Sauer, Munster University
(106337116) 
9:00 a.m.
Measure equivalence rigidity of amalgamated free products.
Yoshikata Kida*, Kyoto University
(106337238) 
10:00 a.m.
A class of group factors $L(G)$ that remember the group $G$.
Stefaan Vaes*, K.U.Leuven
(106346117)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
Homotopy equivalence of nearby Lagrangians.
Mohammed Abouzaid*, Clay Math Institute / MIT
(10635746) 
9:00 a.m.
Geometry of almost complex four manifolds.
Tedi Draghici, Florida Internationl University
TianJun Li*, University of Minnesota
Adriano Tomassini, University of Parma
Weiyi Zhang, University of Michigan
(106358215) 
10:00 a.m.
Product formula for symplectic homology via Legendrain surgery.
Yakov Eliashberg*, Stanford University
(10635743)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
Groups generated by generic measure preserving transformations.
Slawomir Solecki*, University of Illinois
(10630386) 
8:30 a.m.
Polish groups acting on trees.
Christian Rosendal*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(106322157) 
9:00 a.m.
The tree property.
James Cummings*, Carnegie Mellon University
(106303217) 
9:30 a.m.
Fragments of Martin's Maximum in the $\mathbb{P}_{\rm{max}}$ extension.
Paul B Larson*, Miami University
(106303219) 
10:00 a.m.
Natural ideals under PFA.
Sean D. Cox*, Intitut für mathematische Logik und %Grundlagenforschung, Universität Münster
(106303184) 
10:30 a.m.
On the strength of the negation of square.
Grigor Sargsyan*, Mathematics Department, UCLA
(106303101)

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:30 a.m.

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)

8:30 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
Stable ${\mathbb A}^1$homotopy theory and rational points.
Aravind Asok*, University of Southern California
Christian Haesemeyer, UCLA
Fabien Morel, LMU Munich
(106314118) 
10:00 a.m.
ArtinSchelter regular algebras and the Steenrod algebra.
J H Palmieri*, University of Washington
J J Zhang, University of Washington
(106316167)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
Combinatorial models for padic Whittaker functions.
B. Brubaker, MIT
D. Bump, Stanford University
S. Friedberg*, Boston College
(106311170) 
10:00 a.m.
Connections between automorphic forms, representations, and statistical mechanics.
Ben Brubaker*, MIT
Daniel Bump, Stanford University
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College
(106311246)

9:00 a.m.

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

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic enumeration of sparse 2connected graphs.
Graeme Kemkes, University of California at San Diego
Cristiane Sato, University of Waterloo
Nicholas Wormald*, University of Waterloo
(10630580) 
9:30 a.m.
On a Conjecture of Frankl and Füredi.
Ameera Naz Chowdhury*, UC San Diego
(10630587) 
10:00 a.m.
Flipping edges and vertices in graphs.
Fan Chung*, University of California, San Diego
Ronald L. Graham, University of California, San Diego
(106305164) 
10:30 a.m.
On Schnyder's Theorem.
P Haxell*, University of Waterloo
(106305276)

9:00 a.m.

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)

9:00 a.m.

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)

2:00 p.m.

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

2:00 p.m.
Approximation properties and absence of Cartan subalgebra for free ArakiWoods factors.
Cyril Houdayer*, CNRSENS Lyon
(106346158) 
3:00 p.m.
Brooks' Theorem for measurepreserving group actions.
Alexander S. Kechris*, Department of Mathematics, California Institute of Technology
(106337188) 
4:00 p.m.
Rigidity for Actions of Wreath Product Groups.
J Owen Sizemore*, UCLA
(106346149) 
4:30 p.m.
W$^*$superrigidity for Bernoulli actions of property (T) groups.
Adrian Ioana*, Clay Mathematics Institute
(106346256)

2:00 p.m.

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)

2:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Operations in the Homology Spectral Sequence of a Cosimplicial Iterated Loop Space.
Philip Hackney*, University of California, Riverside
(10635584) 
4:00 p.m.
The étale index of division algebras.
D. Benjamin Antieau*, UCLA
(106319156)

3:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Semicontinuity of Isometry and Automorphism Groups(joint work with K.T. Kim and S.G. Krantz).
Robert E. Greene*, University of Claifornia ,Los Angeles
(106353160) 
3:30 p.m.
Toward a notion of index of critical points of distance functions.
Fred Wilhelm*, University of California, Riverside
Barbara Herzog, University of California, Riverside
(106353119) 
4:00 p.m.
The Covering Spectrum.
Christina Sormani, CUNY Graduate Center and Lehman College
Guofang Wei*, UC Santa Barbara
(106353204) 
4:30 p.m.
Eigenvalue pinching and differential forms.
Chadwick S Sprouse*, CSU Northridge
(106353230)

3:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Deformations in Hamiltonian Floer theory and in Morse theory.
Michael Usher*, University of Georgia
(106353176) 
4:00 p.m.
Nonloose Legendrian and transverse knots.
John Etnyre*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(106357137) 
5:00 p.m.
Knot contact homology and transverse knots.
Lenhard Ng*, Duke University
(106357169) 
6:00 p.m.
Monodromy invariants in the space of knots.
Jason F McGibbon*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
(106357140)

3:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
BealeKatoMajda type regularity criteria for the 3D NavierStokes equations.
Alexey Cheskidov*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(106335231) 
3:30 p.m.
Norm inflation for incompressible magnetohydrodynamic system.
Maria Elena Schonbek*, University of california Santa Cruz
Mimi Dai, UCSC
Jie Qing, UCSC
(106335236) 
4:00 p.m.
An inverse problem associated with flow maps.
James P Kelliher*, Un
(106376251) 
4:30 p.m.
Extra regularity for a linear parabolic equation with drift term.
Zhen Lei, School of Math. Fudan University
Qi S. Zhang*, UC Riverside
(106335109) 
5:00 p.m.
Minimal initial data for potential NavierStokes singularities.
Walter M. Rusin*, University of Southern California
(106335202)

3:00 p.m.

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)

3:00 p.m.

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

3:00 p.m.
Network Topological Field Theory and Representations of Web Groups.
Charles D Frohman*, The University of Iowa
(10635770) 
4:00 p.m.
The Kauffman bracket skein module of $T^3$.
Jeffrey Boerner*, Westminster College
(106357254) 
4:30 p.m.
Which invariants of surfaces come from TQFT?
Paul H Drube*, The University of Iowa
(106357223) 
5:00 p.m.
Functorification via SLarcs.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, University of Pennsylvania
Mikhail Khovanov, Columbia University
(106318225)

3:00 p.m.
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