AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Saturday, October 31, 2009 01:40:04
2009 Fall Eastern Section Meeting
University Park, PA, October 2425, 2009 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1052
Associate secretaries: Steven H Weintraub, AMS steve.weintraub@lehigh.edu
Sunday October 25, 2009

Sunday October 25, 2009, 7:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Applications to Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 104, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Janet Striuli, Fairfield University jstriuli@mail.fairfield.edu
Jooyoun Hong, Southern Connecticut State University

7:30 a.m.
Filtered Numerical Semigroups and Applications to OneDimensional Rings.
Lance Bryant*, Shippensburg University
(105213320) 
8:00 a.m.
A CohenMacaulay algebra has only finitely many semidualizing modules.
Lars Winther Christensen*, Texas Tech University
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
(105213298) 
8:30 a.m.
Vanishing of selfextensions over a complete intersection.
Jesse Burke*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(105213340) 
9:00 a.m.
Ranks of indecomposable maximal CohenMacaulay modules.
Andrew Crabbe*, Syracuse University
Silvia Saccon, University of NebraskaLincoln
(105213190) 
9:30 a.m.
Cohomology over short Gorenstein local rings.
Inês Bonacho dos Anjos Henriques*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Liana M. Şega, University of Missouri
(105213125) 
10:00 a.m.
Cellular resolutions of monomial ideals and LCM lattices.
Sonja Mapes*, Duke University
(105213166) 
10:30 a.m.
Commuting Nilpotent Matrices.
Leila Khatami*, Northeastern University
(105213271)

7:30 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Registration
Northeast entrance outside Lecture Room 100, Thomas Building 
Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, III
Room 122, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Bernard Deconinck, University of Washington
Diane Henderson, Pennsylvania State University dmh@math.psu.edu
J. Douglas Wright, Drexel University
David Ambrose, Drexel University

8:00 a.m.
On spectral stability for solitary water waves.
Robert L Pego*, Carnegie Mellon University
ShuMing Sun, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
(105276264) 
8:30 a.m.
Stability of stationary periodic solutions of the Euler equations.
Katie L. Oliveras*, Seattle University
Bernard Deconinck, Applied Mathematics, University of Washington
(105276214) 
9:00 a.m.
Hamiltonian formulation for water waves on variable depth.
Philippe Guyenne*, University of Delaware
(105276127) 
9:30 a.m.
Strichartz estimates for the gravity capillary equations.
Daniel Spirn*, University of Minnesota
J. Douglas Wright, Drexel University
(105276365) 
10:00 a.m.
Computation of timeperiodic solutions of the vortex sheet with surface tension.
Jon Wilkening*, UC Berkeley
David Ambrose, Drexel University
(105276284) 
10:30 a.m.
Free Surface Hydrodynamics in Conformal Variables: New Results.
Vladimir I. Zakharov*, University of Arizona
(105276175)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Microlocal Analysis and Spectral Theory on Singular Spaces, III
Room 207, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Juan B. Gil, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona jgil@psu.edu
Thomas Krainer, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona

8:00 a.m.
Sharp upper bounds for resonance counting in perturbations of hyperbolic space.
David Borthwick*, Emory University
(105258227) 
9:00 a.m.
Upper bounds for eigenvalues of submanifolds.
Bruno Colbois, University of Neuchatel
Emily B. Dryden*, Bucknell University
Ahmad El Soufi, University of Tours
(105258231) 
10:00 a.m.
The regularsingular SturmLiouville operators and their zetadeterminants.
Matthias Lesch, University of Bonn
Boris Vertman*, University of Bonn
(105234232)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphisms of Riemann Surfaces and Related Topics, III
Room 117, Thomas Building
Organizers:
S. Allen Broughton, RoseHulman Institute of Technology allen.broughton@rosehulman.edu
Anthony Weaver, Bronx Community College, the City University of New York
Aaron D. Wootton, University of Portland

8:00 a.m.
Beauville surfaces and finite groups.
Gareth A. Jones*, School of Mathematics, University of Southampton
(10522076) 
8:30 a.m.
The full automorphism group of a family of generalized Fermat curves.
Yolanda Fuertes, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Gabino GonzalezDiez*, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Ruben A Hidalgo, UTFSM de Valparaiso
Maximiliano Leyton, Universite Joseph Fourier, Frannce
(105230198) 
9:00 a.m.
Which $(2,3,r)$ triangle groups give rise to the strong symmetric genus of some finite group?
Michael A. Jackson*, Grove City College
(10522077) 
9:30 a.m.
The 2groups of odd strong symmetric genus.
Coy L. May, Towson University
Jay Zimmerman*, Towson University
(105220179) 
10:00 a.m.
Edgetransitive tessellations with nonnegative Euler characteristic.
Pisanski Tomaž*, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Alen Orbanić, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Daniel Pellicer, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Thomas W Tucker, Colgate University
Arjana Žitnik, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
(105205248) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic and Profinite Groups, III
Room 112, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Alireza SalehiGolsefidy, Princeton University
Martin D. Kassabov, Cornell University kassabov@math.cornell.edu
Mikhail V. Ershov, University of Virginia

8:00 a.m.
On the MordellWeil rank of Jacobians of principal modular curves of prime power level.
Guillermo Mantilla*, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.
(10521183) 
8:40 a.m.
Residual properties of 1related groups.
Mark Sapir*, Vanderbilt University
(105220135) 
9:20 a.m.
Groups with bounded generation.
Andrei S. Rapinchuk*, Department of Mathematics, University of Virginia
(105220146) 
10:15 a.m.
Bounded generation and second bounded cohomology of wreath products.
Igor V. Erovenko*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Nikolay Nikolov, Imperial College, London
B. Sury, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore
(105220120)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory, III
Room 118, Thomas Building
Organizers:
James Gillespie, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona
Mark W. Johnson, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona mwj3@psu.edu
Simona Paoli, University of Haifa
Donald Yau, Ohio State University

8:00 a.m.
Stable splittings of classifying spaces.
Ragnarsson Kari*, DePaul University
(105255161) 
8:30 a.m.
The motivic fundamental group of the punctured projective line.
Bertrand J Guillou*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(105219194) 
9:00 a.m.
On the nonexistence of elements of Kervaire invariant one.
Michael Hill, University of Virginia
Michael Hopkins, Harvard University
Douglas Ravenel*, University of Rochester
(105255342) 
10:00 a.m.
Nonexistence of Kervaire invariant one elements and a homotopy fixed point spectral sequence.
Michael Hill*, University of Virginia
Michael Hopkins, Harvard University
Douglas Ravenel, University of Rochester
(105255343)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Random Dynamics: Where Probability and Ergodic Theory Meet, III
Room 111, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Manfred Denker, Pennsylvania State University denker@math.psu.edu
Wojbor A. Woyczynski, Case Western Reserve University

8:00 a.m.
Nonlinear nonlocal evolution equations driven by Levy diffusions.
Wojbor A. Woyczynski*, Case Western Reserve University
(105260345) 
8:30 a.m.
Probability Estimates for Brownian Sheets.
Wenbo V. Li*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware
(105260216) 
9:30 a.m.
Correlated Brownian Motions and the Depletion Effect in Colloids [Based on joint work with Marshall Leitman (CWRU) and Jay Mann (CWRU)].
Peter M. Kotelenez*, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Mathematics
(105260171) 
10:30 a.m.
On the periodically forced Ornstein Uhlenbeck process with reset.
Peter J. Thomas*, Case Western Reserve University
(105260270)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Homological Aspects of Commutative Algebra, III
Room 125, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Amanda I. Beecher, United States Military Academy amanda.beecher@usma.edu
Alexandre B. Tchernev, University at Albany

8:00 a.m.
Free resolutions over Koszul algebras.
Luchezar L. Avramov, University of Nebraska
Aldo Conca, University of Genova
Srikanth B Iyengar*, University of Nebraska
Yongwei Yao, Georgia State University
(10521378) 
8:30 a.m.
On Gregular local rings and Golod homomorphisms.
Lars Winther Christensen, Texas Tech University
W. Frank Moore*, Cornell University
(105213354) 
9:00 a.m.
Iterating the construction of the Gorenstein projectives.
Diana White*, University of Colorado Denver
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
Tirdad Sharif, IPM
(105213294) 
9:30 a.m.
The Hilbert scheme of the diagonal in a product of projective spaces.
Dustin A. Cartwright*, University of Califorina, Berkeley
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley
(105213301) 
10:00 a.m.
Singularities of plane curves which are parameterized by homogeneous forms of small degree.
Andrew R Kustin*, University of South Carolina
(105213103) 
10:30 a.m.
The *core of an ideal.
Louiza Fouli, New Mexico State University
Janet Vassilev*, University of New Mexico
Adela Vraciu, University of South Carolina
(105213212)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Integrable Systems and Related Areas, III
Room 217, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Sam Evans, University of Notre Dame
Michael Gekhtman, University of Notre Dame
LuenChau Li, Pennsylvania State University luenli@math.psu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Absolute Continuity of a Measure on a Homogeneous Set.
Alexei Poltoratski, Texas A&M University
Barry Simon, California Institute of Technology
Maxim Zinchenko*, Western Michigan University
(105226306) 
8:30 a.m.
From circles to cables: closed finitegap solutions of the Vortex Filament Flow.
Annalisa M Calini*, Department of Mathematics, College of Charleston
Thomas Ivey, Department of Mathematics, College of Charleston
(105235314) 
9:00 a.m.
Explicit multipeakon solutions of Novikov's cubically nonlinear integrable CamassaHolm type equation.
Jacek Szmigielski*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Saskatchewan
(10523565) 
9:30 a.m.
Abel transform as the semiclassical limit of the scattering transform for the focusing NLS.
Alexander Tovbis*, University of Central Florida
(105244310) 
10:00 a.m.
Universality in the profile of the nonlinear Schrödinger equation at the first breaking curve.
Marco Bertola*, Concordia University, Montreal
Alexander Tovbis, University of Central Florida
(105241290) 
10:30 a.m.
Explicitly Solvable Nonholonomic Systems.
Oscar E Fernandez*, University of Michigan  Ann Arbor, MI
Anthony M Bloch, University of Michigan  Ann Arbor, MI
(105270229)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Integrable and NonIntegrable Dynamics, III
Room 209, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Boris Khesin, University of Toronto
Mark Levi, Pennsylvania State University
Sergei Tabachnikov, Pennsylvania State University tabachni@math.psu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Dependence on initial data for solutions of the Euler equations.
Gerard Misiolek*, University of Notre Dame
(105258295) 
8:30 a.m.
On Liouville integrability of hprojectively equivalent Kahler metrics.
Peter Topalov*, Northeastern University
Kazuyoshi Kiyohara, Okayama University
(105237263) 
9:00 a.m.
Experimental and theoretical results on the Koch Snowflake billiard and its associated flat surface.
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Robert G. Niemeyer*, University of California, Riverside
(10523738) 
9:30 a.m.
Tire tracks geometry and Menzin's conjecture.
Mark Levi, Penn State
Sergei Tabachnikov*, Penn State
(105253324)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Symplectic, Contact, and Complex Structures on Manifolds, III
Room 210, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Philippe Rukimbira, Florida International University rukim@fiu.edu
Tedi C. Draghici, Florida International University
Gueo V. Grantcharov, Florida International University

8:00 a.m.
On a class of homogeneous spaces with nonnegative curvature.
Megan M Kerr*, Wellesley College
Andreas Kollross, University of Augsburg
(105253172) 
8:30 a.m.
Distinguished metrics conformal to Kähler metrics.
Gideon Maschler*, Clark University
(105253278) 
9:00 a.m.
Dirac structures and contact geometry.
Aissa Wade*, Penn State University
(105253272) 
9:30 a.m.
Hyperbolic curves in compact complex parallelizable manifolds.
Mirroslav T Yotov*, Florida International University
(105232252) 
10:00 a.m.
A new cohomology decomposition of almost complex 4manifolds.
Weiyi Zhang*, University of Minnesota
(105253305) 
10:30 a.m.
Variations of Cohomological Spaces of Generalized Complex Structures.
Brian Rolle*, University of California, Riverside
Y S Poon, University of California, Riverside
D Grandini, University of California, Riverside
(105253296)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on qSeries and Related Areas in Enumerative Combinatorics and Number Theory, III
Room 216, Thomas Building
Organizers:
David Little, Pennsylvania State University dlittle@math.psu.edu
James Sellers, Pennsylvania State University
Ae Ja Yee, Pennsylvania State University

8:00 a.m.
Partition Analysis and Partition Congruences.
Peter Paule*, RISC, Johannes Kepler University Linz
Silviu Radu, RISC, Johannes Kepler University Linz
(105211202) 
8:30 a.m.
Biranks for partitions into 2 colors.
Frank Garvan*, University of Florida
(105211208) 
9:00 a.m.
understanding the mock theta functions through the basic bilateral hypergeometric series.
YounSeo Choi*, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
(105211111) 
9:30 a.m.
The Quadratic AGM in the context of Mock Modular Forms.
Sharon Anne Garthwaite*, Bucknell University
(10521195) 
10:00 a.m.
A bijective proof of Bressoud's Conjecture related to the RogersRamanujan Identities.
Shishuo Fu*, The Pennsylvania State University  University Park
(105205162) 
10:30 a.m.
Some Fine Combinatorics.
David Little*, Penn State University
(105205185)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Second Floor Lobby, Thomas Building 
Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:20 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Function Fields and their Applications, III
Room 110, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Mihran Papikian, Pennsylvania State University papikian@math.psu.edu
Kirsten Eisentrager, Pennsylvania State University

8:20 a.m.
Hilbert's Tenth Problem for function fields over algebraically closed fields.
Kirsten Eisentraeger*, The Pennsylvania State University
(105211309) 
9:00 a.m.
Zeta Functions of Complexes.
Minghsuan Kang*, Pennsylvania State University, Math Department
(10522049) 
9:40 a.m.
Elliptic curves of high rank and explicit points over function fields.
Douglas Ulmer*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(105211224) 
10:20 a.m.
Reductions of elliptic curves of global function fields.
Alina Carmen Cojocaru*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Arpad Toth, Eotos Lorand University, Budapest
(105211315)

8:20 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, III
Room 201, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Angel V. Kumchev, Towson University akumchev@towson.edu
Michael P. Knapp, Loyola College
Robert C. Vaughan, Pennsylvania State University

8:30 a.m.
Missed it by that much.
Pradipto Banerjee, University of South Carolina
Michael Filaseta*, University of South Carolina
(10521170) 
9:00 a.m.
Turan's problem on the distance to an irreducible polynomial.
Michael J. Mossinghoff*, Davidson College
(105211187) 
9:30 a.m.
The fluctuations in the number of points on a family of curves over a finite field.
Maosheng Xiong*, Dept. Mathematics, Pennsylvania State University
(10521155) 
10:00 a.m.
On uniform bounds for lattice points in intersections of hyperbolic plane regions.
Patrick X. Rault*, SUNY Geneseo
(10521153) 
10:30 a.m.
Asymptotic formulas for ternary quadratic forms.
Roger C Baker*, Brigham Young University
(10521137)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on nBody Problems in Relativity, III
Room 220, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Michael K. H. Kiessling, Rutgers University miki@math.rutgers.edu
Pavel B. Dubovski, Stevens Institute of Technology
Shadi TahvildarZadeh, Rutgers University

8:30 a.m.
Dynamical collapse of massive stars in the HarteeFockapproximation.
Christian Hainzl*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(105281136) 
9:00 a.m.
Binary black hole collisions: techniques, status and prospects.
Manuel Tiglio*, Center for Scientific Computing and Mathematical Modeling, and Department of Physics. University of Maryland.
(105283291) 
9:30 a.m.
Binary black hole as engines of both gravitational and electromagnetic emissions.
Luis Lehner*, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics & Univ of Guelph.
(105283151) 
10:00 a.m.
Recent global results for the relativistic Boltzmann equation.
Robert M. Strain*, University of Pennsylvania
(10523556) 
10:30 a.m.
Does Zipf's Law hold in Nuclear Fragmentation?
Wolfgang Bauer*, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University
Kerstin Paech, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University
Scott Pratt, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Michigan State University
(105282123)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:30 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications, III
Room 208, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Michael A. Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology michael.radin@rit.edu

8:30 a.m.
Convergence of MaxType and RankType Equations.
Timothy Sauer*, George Mason University
(105239221) 
9:00 a.m.
Convergence Results on a SecondOrder Rational Difference Equation with Quadratic Terms.
Candace M. Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth University
David M. Chan, Virginia Commonwealth University
Norma L. OrtizRobinson, Virginia Commonwealth University
(10523946) 
9:30 a.m.
Monotonic and Periodic Character of solutions of the Rational Difference Equation $x_{n+1}=\frac{A_n X_{n1}}{1 + X_n + X_{n1}}$.
Nicholas A Battista*, Rochester Institute Of Technology
Michael A Radin, Rochester Institute Of Technology
(10523972)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, III
Room 215, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Peter McNamara, Bucknell University peter.mcnamara@bucknell.edu
Mark Skandera, Lehigh University

8:30 a.m.
Total positivity in loop groups.
Thomas Lam, University of Michigan
Pavlo Pylyavskyy*, University of Michigan
(105205117) 
9:00 a.m.
A combinatorial interpretation of coefficients arising in the quantum polynomial ring.
Justin J. Lambright*, Lehigh University
(105205121) 
9:30 a.m.
Positivity results for cluster algebras.
Gregg Musiker*, MIT
Ralf Schiffler, University of Connecticut
Lauren Williams, UC Berkeley
(10520571) 
10:00 a.m.
The Cluster Monomial and Dual Canonical Bases of $\mathbb{Z}[x_{11}, ... , x_{33}]$.
Brendon Rhoades*, MIT
(105205209) 
10:30 a.m.
A new construction of KazhdanLusztig's representations of the Hecke algebra.
Charles Buehrle*, Lehigh University
(10520580)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Heat Kernel Analysis, III
Room 223, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Maria Gordina, University of Connecticut gordina@math.uconn.edu
Laurent SaloffCoste, Cornell University

8:30 a.m.
Generalized Bochner formulas and Ricci lower bounds for subRiemannian manifolds of rank two.
Fabrice Baudoin*, Purdue University
Nicola Garofalo, Purdue University
(105235257) 
9:00 a.m.
Generalized Bochner formulas and Ricci lower bounds for subRiemannian manifolds of rank two.
Fabrice Baudoin, Purdue University
Nicola Garofalo*, Purdue University
(10525190) 
9:30 a.m.
Hypoelliptic heat kernel inequalities on Htype groups.
Nathaniel Eldredge*, Cornell University
(10523562) 
10:00 a.m.
An analogue of the mean curvature flow in subRiemannian geometry.
Luca Capogna*, University of Arkansas
(105235102)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 8:30 a.m.10:25 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 120, Thomas Building

9:00 a.m.
Useful Generalizations in Arguments Verifying Huppert's Conjecture.
Thomas Philip Wakefield*, Youngstown State University
(105220267) 
9:15 a.m.
A generalization of Meshulam's theorem on subsets of finite abelian groups with no 3term arithmetic progression.
Y.R. Liu, University of Waterloo, Canada
C. V. Spencer, Kansas State University , US
X. Zhao*, University of Waterloo, Canada
(105211280) 
9:30 a.m.
On the Stochastic Immersed Boundary Method with an implicit interface formation.
Qiang Du, Department of Mathematics, Penn State University at University Park
Manlin Li*, Department of Mathematics, Penn State University at University Park
(10523542) 
9:45 a.m.
On ideals in real locally C* and locally JBalgebras.
Alexander A Katz, St. John's University, NY
Oleg Friedman*, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
(10524610) 
10:00 a.m.
On the notion of $\Phi $normed spaces.
Alexander A. Katz*, St. John's University, NY
(10524611) 
10:15 a.m.
On the notion of a real Hilbert module over real locally C*algebra.
Alexander A Katz, St. John's University, NY
Roman Kushnir*, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
(10524614)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Mathematical Finance, III
Room 222, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Nick Costanzino, Pennsylvania State University costanzi@math.psu.edu
Anna L. Mazzucato, Pennsylvania State University
Victor Nistor, Pennsylvania State University

9:00 a.m.
Stochastic volatility models: Parameter estimation for a reduced model.
Ionut Florescu*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(10526039) 
9:30 a.m.
Constructing approximation algorithms for financial calculus from weak convergence results.
Radu S Tunaru*, City University
(10526030) 
10:00 a.m.
Bond and Stock Market Equilibrium with Heterogeneous Agents Receiving Unspanned Income.
Kasper Larsen*, Carnegie Mellon University
(105291288) 
10:30 a.m.
Perils of factor formation and predicting returns.
Timothy Simin*, Smeal College of Business, PSU
(105255348)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on New Trends in Triangulated Categories and their Associated Cohomology Theories, III
Room 119, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Sunil Kumar Chebolu, Illinois State University schebol@ilstu.edu
Keir H. Lockridge, Wake Forest University

9:00 a.m.
Vanishing Theorems for Real Algebraic Cycles.
Jeremiah Heller*, Northwestern University
(105214155) 
9:30 a.m.
Tiny, spectacular Galois jewels in the midst of mysterious giants.
Jan Minac*, University of Western Ontario
(10521275) 
10:00 a.m.
Continuous homotopy fixed point spectra: finiteness properties and computations.
Troy Winfree*, University of Rochester
(105255138) 
10:30 a.m.
Additivity of the Reidemeister trace.
Kate Ponto*, University of Notre Dame
(105255167)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations of Mixed EllipticHyperbolic Type and Applications, III
Room 113, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Barbara Lee Keyfitz, Ohio State University bkeyfitz@math.ohiostate.edu
Kevin Ray Payne, Universita' di Milano

9:00 a.m.
The Pressure Gradient System.
Yuxi Zheng*, Penn State, University Park
Zachary Robinson, Penn State
(105235201) 
9:30 a.m.
Transonic two dimensional Riemann problems.
Eun Heui Kim*, California State University Long Beach
(105235347) 
10:00 a.m.
Highresolution solutions for shock formation in transonic flow.
Allen M. Tesdall*, Department of Mathematics, City University of New York, College of Staten Island
(105276352) 
10:30 a.m.
Transonic regular reflection for the isentropic gas dynamics equations.
Katarina Jegdic*, University of Houston  Downtown
Barbara Lee Keyfitz, Ohio State University
Suncica Canic, University of Houston
(105235351)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Diophantine approximation to curves and surfaces.
Room 101, Thomas Building
Robert C. Vaughan*, Penn State University
(10521105) 
Sunday October 25, 2009, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Nbody problems in relativity.
Room 101, Thomas Building
Michael K. H. Kiessling*, Rutgers University
(10528306) 
Sunday October 25, 2009, 3:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, IV
Room 24, McAllister Building
Organizers:
Bernard Deconinck, University of Washington
Diane Henderson, Pennsylvania State University dmh@math.psu.edu
J. Douglas Wright, Drexel University
David Ambrose, Drexel University

3:00 p.m.
Tour of the William G. Pritchard Fluid Mechanics Laboratory, led by Diane Henderson

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Microlocal Analysis and Spectral Theory on Singular Spaces, IV
Room 207, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Juan B. Gil, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona jgil@psu.edu
Thomas Krainer, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona

3:00 p.m.
Properties of the biharmonic functions: Hadamard's conjecture, regularity of the Green function and Wiener criterion.
Svitlana Mayboroda*, Purdue University
(105235238) 
4:00 p.m.
Linear elliptic operators requiring indefinite terms in the quadratic Dirichlet form in order for a full coercive estimate to hold.
Gregory Verchota*, Syracuse University
(105235239) 
5:00 p.m.
Pseudodifferential operators on the unit circle.
Shahla Molahajloo*, York University
(105235241)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphisms of Riemann Surfaces and Related Topics, IV
Room 117, Thomas Building
Organizers:
S. Allen Broughton, RoseHulman Institute of Technology allen.broughton@rosehulman.edu
Anthony Weaver, Bronx Community College, the City University of New York
Aaron D. Wootton, University of Portland

3:00 p.m.
Automorphisms of Pants and Tori: Primitives and Palindromes.
Jane Piore Gilman*, Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University, Newark
Linda Keen, Mathematics Department, Lehman College, CUNY
(105220191) 
3:30 p.m.
Pairs of symmetries of Riemann surfaces.
Ewa KozlowskaWalania*, Institute of Mathematics, University of Gdansk
(105230205) 
4:00 p.m.
Application of theory of coverings in a study of Riemann surfaces.
Ewa Tyszkowska*, University of Gdansk
(105255249) 
4:30 p.m.
Seeing symmetries of surfaces in 3space.
Thomas Tucker*, Colgate University
(105220110) 
5:00 p.m.
Towards Thomae formula for general cyclic covers of the Sphere.
Yaacov Kopeliovich*, MEAG NY
(10523045) 
5:30 p.m.
Flat Surfaces, Teichmueller Discs, Veech Groups, and the Veech Tessellation.
S. Allen Broughton*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Christopher Judge, Indiana University
(10521487)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, IV
Room 201, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Angel V. Kumchev, Towson University akumchev@towson.edu
Michael P. Knapp, Loyola College
Robert C. Vaughan, Pennsylvania State University

3:00 p.m.
Multiplicative mimicry and improvements of the PólyaVinogradov inequality.
Leo Goldmakher*, University of Toronto
(105211149) 
3:30 p.m.
Zeros of partial sums of the Riemann zetafunction.
Steve M. Gonek*, University of Rochester
Andrew H. Ledoan, University of Rochester
(105211211) 
4:00 p.m.
Distribution of values of $L$functions at the edge of the critical strip.
Youness Lamzouri*, IAS Princeton
(105211196) 
4:30 p.m.
On the lowlying zeros of Dedekind zeta functions associated to cubic number fields.
Andrew Yang*, Dartmouth College
(10521191) 
5:00 p.m.
Integrals of Characteristic Polynomials of Unitary Matrices, and an Application to the Riemann Zeta Function.
Donald Richards*, Penn State University
(10521160)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Special Session on nBody Problems in Relativity, IV
Room 220, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Michael K. H. Kiessling, Rutgers University miki@math.rutgers.edu
Pavel B. Dubovski, Stevens Institute of Technology
Shadi TahvildarZadeh, Rutgers University

3:00 p.m.
Generalrelativistic Nonlinear Electrodynamics.
A. Shadi TahvildarZadeh*, Rutgers University  New Brunswick
(105283289) 
3:30 p.m.
Panel discussion chaired by Michael K.H. Kiessling

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory, IV
Room 118, Thomas Building
Organizers:
James Gillespie, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona
Mark W. Johnson, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona mwj3@psu.edu
Simona Paoli, University of Haifa
Donald Yau, Ohio State University

3:00 p.m.
Derivatives of the identity functor and generalizations of Milnor's invariants.
Brian A Munson*, Wellesley College
(105257169) 
3:30 p.m.
On the continuous cohomology of BlochKato profinite groups.
Ido Efrat, BenGurion univeristy of the Negev
Sunil Kumar Chebolu*, Illinois State Univeristy
Jan Minac, University of Western Ontario
(10525544) 
4:00 p.m.
Twotrack categories.
David Blanc, University of Haifa
Simona Paoli*, Penn State Altoona
(105255254) 
4:30 p.m.
An introduction to a topological Langlands program.
Andrew Salch*, Johns Hopkins University
(105255339) 
5:00 p.m.
The connective Ktheory of finite groups.
Kijti Rodtes*, The University Of Sheffield
(10525525) 
5:30 p.m.
Secondary Cohomology and kinvariants.
Staic D Mihai*, Indiana University
(105255181)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
Special Session on Function Fields and their Applications, IV
Room 110, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Mihran Papikian, Pennsylvania State University papikian@math.psu.edu
Kirsten Eisentrager, Pennsylvania State University

3:00 p.m.
Additive combinatorics in function fields.
Craig Valere Spencer*, Kansas State University
(105211144) 
3:40 p.m.
Surfaces dominated by products of curves and ranks of abelian varieties.
Lisa Berger*, Stony Brook University, Mathematics Department
(105211302)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Random Dynamics: Where Probability and Ergodic Theory Meet, IV
Room 111, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Manfred Denker, Pennsylvania State University denker@math.psu.edu
Wojbor A. Woyczynski, Case Western Reserve University

3:00 p.m.
Multivariate Averaging.
M. Denker*, Mathematics Department, Pennsylvania State University
(105260188) 
3:30 p.m.
Geometry of the Restricted Boltzmann Machine.
Maria Angelica Cueto, University of California, Berkeley
Jason R. Morton*, Pennsylvania State University
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley
(105260268)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, IV
Room 215, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Peter McNamara, Bucknell University peter.mcnamara@bucknell.edu
Mark Skandera, Lehigh University

3:00 p.m.
A Eulogy for Jack Good.
Doron Zeilberger*, Rutgers University
(10520531) 
3:30 p.m.
Counting facet derangements of hypercubes.
Gary Gordon*, Lafayette College
Elizabeth McMahon, Lafayette College
(10520567) 
4:00 p.m.
Descent sets of cyclic permutations.
Sergi Elizalde*, Dartmouth College
(105205193) 
4:30 p.m.
Infinitely many new partition statistics.
Gregory S. Warrington*, University of Vermont
Nicholas A. Loehr, Virginia Tech
(105205251) 
5:00 p.m.
Probabilistic proofs of hook length formulas involving trees.
Bruce E. Sagan*, Michigan State University and NSF
(10520558)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic, Contact, and Complex Structures on Manifolds, IV
Room 210, Thomas Building
Organizers:
Philippe Rukimbira, Florida International University rukim@fiu.edu
Tedi C. Draghici, Florida International University
Gueo V. Grantcharov, Florida International University

3:00 p.m.
Informal Session

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2009, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 120, Thomas Building

3:15 p.m.
A New Use of Group Representation Theory in Statistics.
Arthur Berg*, Penn State University (previously, University of Florida)
(10520557) 
3:30 p.m.
On the existence of a class of $(v, k, \lambda)$ difference sets with $k < 350$, $n=k  \lambda = m^2 , m = 8, 9, 11, 14$ and $v = 0 \pmod{68}$.
Solomon Adegoke Osifodunrin*, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, Bloomsburg PA
(105205344) 
3:45 p.m.
Analysis of Gene Expressions Using Young Tableaux.
Sanju Vaidya*, Mercy College
(105292108) 
4:00 p.m.
Trajectory Controllability of Integro differential second order semilinear system in Banach space.
Dimplekumar N. Chalishajar*, Virginia Military Institute (VMI) and Mary Baldwin College, VA
Falguni S Acharya, Parul Insti. of Tech., Limbda, Waghodia,Vadodara, Gujarat, India
(105293109) 
4:15 p.m.
The Simplest Continuous Model of Financial Chaos and Noise.
James M. Haley*, H.J. Heinz Chair of Management, Point Park University
(105200350) 
4:30 p.m.
The Use of Random Dynamical Systems in Computational AgentBased Modeling.
Andrew Clark*, Thomson Reuters
(105260335)

3:15 p.m.