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2012 Spring Western Section Meeting
University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI
March 34, 2012 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1078
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Lattice Theory

Saturday March 3, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Lattice Theory, I
Room 110, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics
Organizers:
Ralph Freese, University of Hawaii ralph@math.hawaii.edu
William Lampe, University of Hawaii bill@math.hawaii.edu
J. B. Nation, University of Hawaii JB@math.hawaii.edu

8:00 a.m.
The computational complexity of deciding whether a finite algebra generates a minimal variety.
George F McNulty*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(107808301) 
9:00 a.m.
Meditation on Isaev's algebra.
George McNulty, University of South Carolina
Ross Willard*, University of Waterloo
(107808281) 
9:30 a.m.
Recent work on the finitely based varieties of directed graph algebras.
Brian L. Walter*, The Evergreen State College
(10780887) 
10:00 a.m.
Approximate satisfaction of equations on metric spaces.
Walter Taylor*, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado (retired)
(10780844)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 3, 2012, 3:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Lattice Theory, II
Room 110, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics
Organizers:
Ralph Freese, University of Hawaii ralph@math.hawaii.edu
William Lampe, University of Hawaii bill@math.hawaii.edu
J. B. Nation, University of Hawaii JB@math.hawaii.edu

3:15 p.m.
Large pseudovarieties of finite algebras defined by Maltsev conditions.
Ralph N McKenzie*, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
(107808245) 
4:15 p.m.
Nearunanimity, arc consistency and graph CSPs.
Benoit Larose*, Concordia University and Champlain Regional College
(10780875) 
4:45 p.m.
Characterizations of maximalsized $n$generated algebras.
Joel Berman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10780670) 
5:15 p.m.
Definability in the substructure ordering of simple graphs.
Alexander Wires*, Vanderbilt University
(10780879) 
5:45 p.m.
On iterated tensor products in varieties.
F. E.J. Linton*, Math/CS (Emeritus), Wesleyan U.
(10780873)

3:15 p.m.

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Lattice Theory, III
Room 110, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics
Organizers:
Ralph Freese, University of Hawaii ralph@math.hawaii.edu
William Lampe, University of Hawaii bill@math.hawaii.edu
J. B. Nation, University of Hawaii JB@math.hawaii.edu

8:00 a.m.
Counting the relations compatible with an algebra.
Brian A. Davey*, La Trobe University
Jane G. Pitkethly, La Trobe University
(10780841) 
9:00 a.m.
Quasiequations of unary algebras.
Jennifer Hyndman*, University of Northern British Columbia
(10780878) 
9:30 a.m.
Evolution of algebraic terms: Term to term operation continuity.
David M. Clark*, State University of New York at New Paltz
(10780838) 
10:00 a.m.
Some new characterizations of some old Maltsev conditions.
Matt Valeriote*, McMaster University
(107808113) 
10:30 a.m.
Expansions of finite algebras and their congruence lattices.
William J. DeMeo*, University of Hawaii
(10780667)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
Special Session on Universal Algebra and Lattice Theory, IV
Room 110, Hawaii Institute of Geophysics
Organizers:
Ralph Freese, University of Hawaii ralph@math.hawaii.edu
William Lampe, University of Hawaii bill@math.hawaii.edu
J. B. Nation, University of Hawaii JB@math.hawaii.edu

3:15 p.m.
Posets with small principal ideals and large principal filters.
Keith A. Kearnes*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Greg Oman, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
(107806404) 
3:45 p.m.
Separating clones near the top of the clone lattice.
Agnes Szendrei*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(107808405) 
4:45 p.m.
A category of contexts dual to complete semilattices with applications to (algebraic) lattices.
Peter Jipsen*, Chapman University
Michael A. Moshier, Chapman University
(107806331) 
5:15 p.m.
Type classification of unification problems over distributive lattices and varieties of De Morgan algebras.
Simone Bova*, Department of Mathematics, Vanderbilt University (USA)
Leonardo Cabrer, Department of Mathematics, University of Bern (Switzerland)
(107806140) 
5:45 p.m.
A lattice naturally associated with a Tychonoff space.
Robert Raphael*, Concordia University Montreal Canada
(107806289)

3:15 p.m.
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