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2011 Fall Western Section Meeting
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
October 2223, 2011 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1075
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Computational and Algorithmic Algebraic Geometry

Saturday October 22, 2011, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computational and Algorithmic Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 340, AEB Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Zach Teitler, Boise State University zteitler@boisestate.edu
Jim Wolper, Idaho State University wolpjame@isu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Degenerations of irrational Toric varieties.
Frank Sottile*, Texas A&M University
Elisa Postinghel, CMA, University of Oslo
Nelly Villamizar, CMA, University of Oslo
(107514199)

9:30 a.m.
Wachspress varieties.
Corey F Irving*, Texas A&M University
(10751455)

10:00 a.m.
The monotone secant conjecture in the real Schubert calculus.
Jonathan D. Hauenstein, Texas A&M University
Nickolas Hein, Texas A&M University
Christopher J. Hillar, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
Abraham Martin del Campo*, Texas A&M University
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University
Zach Teitler, Boise State University
(10751447)

10:30 a.m.
Beyond the Shapiro conjecture and EremenkoGabrielov lower bounds.
Jonathan Hauenstein, Texas A&M University
Nickolas Hein*, Texas A&M University
Abraham Martin del Campo, Texas A&M University
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University
James Ruffo, State University of New York, College at Oneonta
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University
Zach Teitler, Boise State University
(107514155)

Saturday October 22, 2011, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Computational and Algorithmic Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 340, AEB Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Zach Teitler, Boise State University zteitler@boisestate.edu
Jim Wolper, Idaho State University wolpjame@isu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Implicitization of surfaces via geometric tropicalization.
Maria Angelica Cueto*, Columbia University
(10751465)

3:30 p.m.
$\mu$Basis of rational space curves of type (1; 1; d2) and minimal generators for the associated Rees algebra.
Haohao Wang*, Southeast Missouri State University
(10751417)

4:00 p.m.
Classification of 7 and 8 dimensional soliton Nilpotent Lie algebras.
Hulya Kadioglu*, Idaho Falls, ID
Tracy L. Payne, Idaho State University
(10755138)

4:30 p.m.
Equation of genur 3 hyperelliptic curves over their minimal field of definition.
Valmira Hoxha*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, 48386.
(10751411)

5:00 p.m.
Vanishing theta nulls of algebraic curves.
Tony Shaska*, Oakland University
(10751412)

5:30 p.m.
Theta functions with halfinteger rational characteristics for genus three curves.
Lubjana Beshaj*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, 48386.
(10751410)

Sunday October 23, 2011, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computational and Algorithmic Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 340, AEB Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Zach Teitler, Boise State University zteitler@boisestate.edu
Jim Wolper, Idaho State University wolpjame@isu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Tensor complexes.
Christine Berkesch*, Duke University
Daniel Erman, University of Michigan
Manoj Kummini, Chennai Mathematical Institute
Steven V Sam, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(10751345)

8:30 a.m.
Toward a salmon conjecture.
Luke Oeding*, University of California, Berkeley
Daniel J Bates, Colorado State Univesity
(10751495)

9:00 a.m.
New examples of defective secant varieties of SegreVeronese varieties.
Hirotachi Abo*, University of Idaho
Maria Chiara Brambilla, UniversitÃ Politecnica delle Marche
(10751475)

9:30 a.m.
Strong nonnegativity and sums of squares.
Mohamed Omar*, UC Davis & Caltech
Brian Osserman, UC Davis
(107514202)

10:00 a.m.
Constructing Markov bases for hypergraphs.
Sonja Petrovic*, The Pennsylvania State University
(107513217)

10:30 a.m.
Computing integral asymptotics using toric blowups of ideals.
Shaowei Lin*, University of California, Berkeley
(107514234)

Sunday October 23, 2011, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Computational and Algorithmic Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 340, AEB Alfred Emery Building
Organizers:
Zach Teitler, Boise State University zteitler@boisestate.edu
Jim Wolper, Idaho State University wolpjame@isu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Certifying solutions to systems of polynomialexponential equations.
Jonathan D Hauenstein*, Texas A&M University
Viktor Levandovskyy, RWTH Aachen University
(10756567)

3:30 p.m.
Some computational problems using Riemann Theta functions in sage.
Chris Swierczewski*, University of Washington, Department of Applied Mathematics
(107514198)

4:00 p.m.
A numericalsymbolic algorithm for computing the geometric genus of a curve.
Dan Bates*, Colorado State University
Chris Peterson, Colorado State University
Andrew Sommese, University of Notre Dame
Charles Wampler, General Motors Research and Development
(107514134)

4:30 p.m.
Chern numbers of algebraic varieties.
Dan Bates, Department of Mathematics, Colorado State University
David Eklund, Dept of Mathematics, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
Chris Peterson*, Dept of Mathematics, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
(107514184)
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