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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 Commutative Algebra

Saturday October 22, 2011, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 320, AEB Alfred Emery Building Organizers: ChinYi Jean Chan, Central Michigan University chan1cj@cmich.edu Lance E. Miller, University of Utah lmiller@math.utah.edu Anurag K. Singh, University of Utah singh@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
Homological invariants of modules over contracting endomorphisms.
Luchezar L Avramov, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Melvin Hochster, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Srikanth B Iyengar*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Yongwei Yao, Georgia State University, Atlanta
(107513122)

8:30 a.m.
Duality for Koszul homology over Gorenstein rings.
Claudia Miller*, Syracuse University
Hamid Rahmati, Syracuse University
Janet Striuli, Fairfield University
(107513193)

9:00 a.m.
Building modules over a local ring from its singular locus.
Lars Winther Christensen*, Texas Tech University
Jesse Burke, University of Bielefeld
(107513180)

9:30 a.m.
On the index of numerical semigroup rings of embedding dimension three.
Oana Veliche*, Northeastern University
(107513121)

10:00 a.m.
Applications of commutative algebra to problems in linear algebra.
Chris Peterson*, Department of Mathematics, Colorado State University
(107513183)

10:30 a.m.
Implementation of Kumar's correspondence.
Hirotachi Abo*, University of Idaho
Chris Peterson, Colorado State University
(107513140)

Saturday October 22, 2011, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 320, AEB Alfred Emery Building Organizers: ChinYi Jean Chan, Central Michigan University chan1cj@cmich.edu Lance E. Miller, University of Utah lmiller@math.utah.edu Anurag K. Singh, University of Utah singh@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
Regularity bounds for graph ideals.
Craig Huneke*, University of Kansas
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas
Jay Schweig, University of Kansas
(10751329)

3:30 p.m.
CohenMacaulay Toric Rings Arising from Finite Graphs.
Augustine B O'Keefe*, Tulane University
Huy TÃ i HÃ, Tulane University
(107513111)

4:00 p.m.
Betti numbers of affine monomial curves.
Hema Srinivasan*, University of Missouri, Columbia.
(10751334)

4:30 p.m.
Asymptotic growth of saturated powers and epsilon multiplicity.
Steven Dale Cutkosky*, Dept. Math., Univ. Missouri
(10751333)

5:00 p.m.
Ideals with large projective dimension and Stillman's question.
Jesse Beder, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Jason McCullough*, University of California, Riverside
Luis NunezBetancourt, University of Michigan
Alexandra Seceleanu, University of Nebraska
Bart Snapp, Ohio State University
Branden Stone, University of Kansas
(107513136)

5:30 p.m.
Tautological part of $K$theory of projective toric varieties.
Joseph Gubeladze*, San Francisco State University
(107514149)

Sunday October 23, 2011, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Room 320, AEB Alfred Emery Building Organizers: ChinYi Jean Chan, Central Michigan University chan1cj@cmich.edu Lance E. Miller, University of Utah lmiller@math.utah.edu Anurag K. Singh, University of Utah singh@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
A generalization of Lyubeznik numbers.
Luis NúñezBetancourt, University of Michigan
Emily E. Witt*, University of Minnesota
(107513230)

8:30 a.m.
Valuation semigroups of two dimensional local rings.
Vinh An Pham*, University of MissouriColumbia
Steven Dale Cutkosky, University of MissouriColumbia
(107513168)

9:00 a.m.
Minimal primes of ideals arising from conditional independence statements.
Amelia Taylor*, Colorado College
Irena Swanson, Reed College
(107513113)

9:30 a.m.
2 x 2 permanental ideals of hypermatrices.
Julia Porcino, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
Irena Swanson*, Reed College, Portland, Oregon
(107513112)

10:00 a.m.
On $F$purity at the $F$pure threshold.
Daniel J Hernández*, University of Minnesota
(107513235)

10:30 a.m.
Minimal reductions and balanced ideals.
Louiza Fouli*, New Mexico State University
(107513147)

Sunday October 23, 2011, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, IV
Room 320, AEB Alfred Emery Building Organizers: ChinYi Jean Chan, Central Michigan University chan1cj@cmich.edu Lance E. Miller, University of Utah lmiller@math.utah.edu Anurag K. Singh, University of Utah singh@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
Normal NonCohenMacaulay Rings.
Paul C Roberts*, University of Utah
(10751356)

3:30 p.m.
Graded $F$modules and local cohomology.
Yi Zhang*, University of Minnesota
(107513167)

4:00 p.m.
Target elements and test ideals.
Mel Hochster, University of Michigan
Wenliang Zhang*, University of Michigan
(107513194)

4:30 p.m.
Test ideals via a single alteration and discreteness and rationality of $F$jumping numbers.
Karl Schwede, The Pennsylvania State University
Kevin Tucker*, Princeton University
Wenliang Zhang, University of Michigan
(107513186)

5:00 p.m.
Cartier modules on toric varieties.
JenChieh Hsiao, Purdue University
Karl Schwede*, The Pennsylvania State University
Wenliang Zhang, University of Michigan
(10751341)

5:30 p.m.
Expected dimension versus actual dimension.
Sandra Spiroff*, University of Mississippi
(107513176)
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