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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 Singularities, Stratifications and Their Applications

Saturday March 3, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singularities, Stratifications and Their Applications, I
Room 307, Kuykendall Hall
Organizers:
Terence Gaffney, Northeastern University t.gaffney@neu.edu
David Trotman, Université de Provence David.Trotman@cmi.univmrs.fr
Leslie Charles Wilson, University of Hawaii at Manoa les@math.hawaii.edu

8:00 a.m.
Algebraic approximation of semianalytic sets.
Massimo Ferrarotti, Politecnico di Torino
Elisabetta Fortuna, Universita di Pisa
Leslie Charles Wilson*, University of Hawaii
(107858348) 
8:30 a.m.
A'Campo curvature bumps near a singular point.
S Koike, Department of Mathematics, Hyogo University of Teacher's Education, Hyogo, Japan
TC Kuo, The University of Sydney
L Paunescu*, The University of Sydney, Australia.
(10781445) 
9:00 a.m.
Singularity theory for mappings on special semianalytic stratifications.
James N. Damon*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(10785859) 
9:30 a.m.
Discussion 
10:00 a.m.
Openings of stable unfoldings.
Goo Ishikawa*, Department of Mathematics, Hokkaido University, Japan.
(10785874) 
10:30 a.m.
Singularities of smooth mappings with patterns.
Masatomo Takahashi*, Muroran institute of technology
(107858175)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday March 3, 2012, 3:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
Special Session on Singularities, Stratifications and Their Applications, II
Room 307, Kuykendall Hall
Organizers:
Terence Gaffney, Northeastern University t.gaffney@neu.edu
David Trotman, Université de Provence David.Trotman@cmi.univmrs.fr
Leslie Charles Wilson, University of Hawaii at Manoa les@math.hawaii.edu

3:15 p.m.
Chern classes of complements of free divisors.
Paolo Aluffi*, Florida State University
(107814153) 
3:45 p.m.
Topology of the singular value sets of stable maps between surfaces.
Takahiro Yamamoto*, Department of Housing and Interior Design, Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu Sangyo University
(107857155) 
4:15 p.m.
Multiplicity of pairs of modules and singularities.
Terence Gaffney*, Department of Mathematics, Northeastern University
(107832333) 
4:45 p.m.
Discussion 
5:15 p.m.
Geometry of orbit spaces of proper lie groupoids.
Markus J Pflaum*, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
Hessel Posthuma, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Xiang Tang, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA
(10785816) 
5:45 p.m.
Primitive derivations, Shi arrangements and Bernoulli polynomials.
Hiroaki Terao, Hokkaido University
Daisuke Suyama*, Hokkaido University
(107832192)

3:15 p.m.

Sunday March 4, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singularities, Stratifications and Their Applications, III
Room 307, Kuykendall Hall
Organizers:
Terence Gaffney, Northeastern University t.gaffney@neu.edu
David Trotman, Université de Provence David.Trotman@cmi.univmrs.fr
Leslie Charles Wilson, University of Hawaii at Manoa les@math.hawaii.edu

8:00 a.m.
Stratifications and topological invariants of singular hypersurfaces.
Anatoly Libgober*, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
(107814130) 
8:30 a.m.
Mixed functions of strongly polar weighted homogeneous face type.
Mutsuo Oka*, Department of Math., Tokyo University of Science
(10783264) 
9:00 a.m.
Discussion 
9:30 a.m.
Exceptional lines, separating sets and vanishing topology at singular points of complex surfaces.
Donal B O'Shea*, Mount Holyoke College
(107814126) 
10:00 a.m.
Higher order tangent spaces of an embedded complex manifold and Taylor projectors.
Shuzo Izumi*, temporary Professor, Kinki University
(107832125) 
10:30 a.m.
On Teissier's 1972 conjecture concerning the equimultiplicity of families of complex hypersurfacegerms with constant Milnor number.
Camille Plénat, AixMarseille University
David J. A. Trotman*, AixMarseille University
(107832267)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday March 4, 2012, 3:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
Special Session on Singularities, Stratifications and Their Applications, IV
Room 307, Kuykendall Hall
Organizers:
Terence Gaffney, Northeastern University t.gaffney@neu.edu
David Trotman, Université de Provence David.Trotman@cmi.univmrs.fr
Leslie Charles Wilson, University of Hawaii at Manoa les@math.hawaii.edu

3:15 p.m.
Singularities of projective Gauss images of surfaces in Anti de Sitter 3space.
Liang Chen*, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Northeast Normal University, Changchun, P. R. China.
Shyuichi Izumiya, Department of Mathematics, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Masaki Kasedou, Department of Mathematics, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
(107853136) 
3:45 p.m.
Lightlike geometry of spacelike surfaces in Minkowski spacetime.
Shyuichi Izumiya*, Department of Matheamtics, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University
(107853141) 
4:15 p.m.
Discussion 
4:45 p.m.
The families of Gauss indicatrices on Lorentzian hypersurfaces in pseudospheres in semiEuclidean 4 space.
Jianguo Sun*, Northeast Normal University
(107851118) 
5:15 p.m.
Whitney umbrellas and swallowtails.
Takashi Nishimura*, Yokohama National University
(10785755) 
5:45 p.m.
Discussion

3:15 p.m.
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