AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Monday, October 16, 2006 00:25:09
2006 Fall Western Section Meeting
Salt Lake City, UT, October 78, 2006 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1019
Associate secretaries: Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday October 7, 2006

Saturday October 7, 2006, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Faculty Lounge, John Widtsoe Building 
Saturday October 7, 2006, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Faculty Lounge, John Widtsoe Building 
Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonconvex Variational Problems: Recent Advances and Applications, I
Room 103, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Marian Bocea, North Dakota State University and University of Utah bocea@math.utah.edu
Andrej Cherkaev, University of Utah cherk@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
Steady Poiseuille flow of nematic liquid crystals: effective equations and momentum relations for Young measures.
ALexander Panchenko*, Department of Mathematics, Washington State University
(101935154) 
8:30 a.m.
Homogenization and field concentrations in heterogeneous media.
Robert Lipton*, Louisiana State University
(101935145) 
9:00 a.m.
Minmax variational problem of optimal design.
Elena Cherkaev*, University of Utah
(101935208) 
9:30 a.m.
Optimal design of an optical resonator.
ChiuYen Kao, Department of Mathematics, Ohio State University
Fadil Santosa*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
(10193550) 
10:00 a.m.
Variational principles in $L^{\infty}$ under general PDE constraints.
Marian Bocea*, North Dakota State University
(101949144) 
10:30 a.m.
Quadratic cost functionals in the gradient and linear state laws.
Pablo Pedregal*, Departamento de Matem\'aticas, Universidad de CastillaLa Mancha, 13071 Ciudad Real (SPAIN)
(10194931)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Multivariable Operator Theory, I
Room 219, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
William B. Arveson, University of California Berkeley arveson@math.berkeley.edu
Scott A. McCullough, University of Florida sam@math.ufl.edu
Geoffrey L. Price, U.S. Naval Academy glp@usna.edu

8:00 a.m.
TwoIsometric dtuples of commuting operators.
Stefan Richter*, University of Tennessee
(101947169) 
8:30 a.m.
A canonical isomorphism from a Hilbert module to its sheaf model.
Xiang Fang*, Kansas State University
(10194791) 
9:00 a.m.
A constructive proof of the corona theorem for $H^{\infty}(D)$.
Tavan T Trent*, University of Alabama
(101947119) 
9:30 a.m.
Free holomorphic functions on the unit ball of $B(H)^n$.
Gelu Popescu*, University of Texas at San Antonio
(10194786) 
10:00 a.m.
On Certain Quotient Modules of the Bergman Module.
Jingbo Xia*, State University of New York at Buffalo
(10194734) 
10:30 a.m.
Noncommutative Inequalities.
J William Helton*, Math Dept UC San Diego
(101947157)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, I
Room 140, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Jasbir Singh Chahal, Brigham Young University jasbir@math.byu.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuijsen, Utah Valley State College vanframa@uvsc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Sums of two relatively prime cubes.
Roger C Baker*, Brigham Young University
(10191109) 
8:30 a.m.
prank stratification of ArtinSchreier curves.
Hui June Zhu*, State University of New York at Buffalo
(10191428) 
9:00 a.m.
Explicit elliptic K3 surfaces.
Jaap Top*, IWI, University of Groningen
(10191132) 
9:30 a.m.
Elementary geometry applied to analytic number theory.
Peter D.T.A. Elliott*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(10191141) 
10:00 a.m.
Dyson's challenge for the future: The mock theta functions.
Ken Ono*, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Kathrin Bringmann, University of Wisconsin at Madison
(10191145) 
10:30 a.m.
The AtkinSerre Conjecture.
Jeremy A Rouse*, University of WisconsinMadison
(10191146)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis: Trends and Perspectives, I
Room 130, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Alex Iosevich, University of Missouri iosevich@math.missouri.edu
Michael T. Lacey, Georgia Institute of Technology lacey@math.gatech.edu

8:00 a.m.
New results on Irregularity of Distribution and Discprepancy in Three Dimensions.
Michael T Lacey*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dmitry Bilyk, Georgia Institute of Technology
(10194244) 
8:30 a.m.
On an Argument of Shkredov on TwoDimensional Corners in a FiniteField Setting.
Michael T Lacey, Georgia Institute of Technology
William C McClain*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(10190092) 
9:00 a.m.
Kloosterman sums, distance sets and sumproduct theorems in combinatorics.
Alex Iosevich*, University of MissouriColumbia
Doowon Koh, University of Missouri
Jozsef Solymosi, Uinversity of British Columbia
(101905201) 
9:30 a.m.
On a theorem of S\'ark\"ozy.
Neil Lyall*, University of Georgia
\'Akos Magyar, University of Georgia
(101942195) 
10:00 a.m.
Pointwise polynomial type ergodic theorems for nilpotent group actions.
A Magyar*, University of Georgia
(101942185) 
10:30 a.m.
Breaking the duality in the "Return times" theorem.
Ciprian Demeter*, University of California, Los Angeles
(101942180)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Differential Equations: Methods and Applications, I
Room 101, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
David G. Costa, University of Nevada costa@unlv.nevada.edu
ZhiQiang Wang, Utah State University zhiqiang.wang@usu.edu

8:00 a.m.
A semilinear wave equations without resonance.
Alfonso Castro*, Harvey Mudd College
(101935152) 
9:00 a.m.
Semilinear Equations with Logistic Type Nonlinearities and Constant Yield Harvesting in $\mathbb{R}^N$.
Hossein T. Tehrani*, UNLV
David G. Costa, UNLV
(10193573) 
9:30 a.m.
Multiple Positive Solutions for Singular Boundary Value Problems.
Maya Chhetri, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Stephen Robinson*, Wake Forest University
(10193465) 
10:00 a.m.
On a class of anisotropic nonlinear elliptic equations.
Francois A van Heerden*, University of Utah
Z.Q. Wang, Utah State University
(10193579) 
10:30 a.m.
A variational problem in climate dynamics.
Chjan Lim, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Junping Shi*, College of William and Mary
(101935129)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 310, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Paul Roberts, University of Utah roberts@math.utah.edu
Anurag K. Singh, University of Utah singh@math.utah.edu
Oana Veliche, University of Utah oveliche@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
Intersection Multiplicity, Local and Global.
Sankar P Dutta*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10191353) 
8:30 a.m.
Geometric exotic modules.
W Frank Moore, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Greg Piepmeyer*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(101918121) 
9:00 a.m.
An overview of Euler class theory.
S M Bhatwadekar, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Mrinal K Das, University of Kansas
Satya Mandal*, University of Kansas
(10191352) 
9:30 a.m.
The commutativity of intersection with divisors.
Sandra M Spiroff*, Seattle University
Paul C Roberts, University of Utah
(101913179) 
10:00 a.m.
On the number of Rees valuations.
Irena Swanson*, Reed College
(10191339) 
10:30 a.m.
On the highest Lyubeznik number of a local ring.
Wenliang Zhang*, Department of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
(10191358)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics Motivated by Physics, I
Room 121, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Aaron J. Bertram, University of Utah bertram@math.utah.edu
YuanPin Lee, University of Utah yplee@math.utah.edu
Eric R. Sharpe, University of Utah ersharpe@math.utah.edu

8:00 a.m.
The PfaffianGrassmannian derived equivalence.
Andrei H Caldararu*, University of WisconsinMadison
Lev Borisov, University of WisconsinMadison
(10191495) 
9:00 a.m.
Sheaves and Metrics on Canonical Singularities.
David R Morrison*, Duke University
(101914150) 
10:00 a.m.
Birational Geometry and Homological Mirror Symmetry.
Ludmil Katzarkov*, University of California, Irvine
(10191478)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Theory and Applications of Infinite Dimensional Dynamical Systems, I
Room 222, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Peter W. Bates, Michigan State University bates@math.msu.edu
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University klu@math.byu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Invariant Manifolds of Spikes.
Peter W Bates*, Michigan State University
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University
Chongchun Zeng, Georgia Tech
(10193587) 
9:00 a.m.
A possible approach to the dynamic of forwardbackward parabolic equations.
Giorgio Fusco*, University of L'Aquila, L'Aquila, ITALY
(10193566) 
10:00 a.m.
Attractors for the Singularly Perturbed FitzHughNagumo System.
Bixiang Wang*, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
(10193580)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Floer Methods in Lowdimensional Topology, I
Room 225, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Alexander Felshtyn, Boise State University felshtyn@math.boisestate.edu
Uwe Kaiser, Boise State University kaiser@math.boisestate.edu

8:00 a.m.
On the Fukaya Categories of Surfaces.
Mohammed Abouzaid*, University of Chicago
(101957135) 
8:30 a.m.
Spectral invariants in Lagrangian intersections Floer theory.
Remi Leclercq*, University of Montreal
(101955163) 
9:00 a.m.
Floer homology and knot concordance order.
Stanislav Jabuka*, University of Nevada Reno
Swatee Naik, University of Nevada Reno
(10195782) 
10:00 a.m.
Lowdimensional symplectic field theory and holomorphic foliations.
Chris Wendl*, MIT
(101953160) 
10:30 a.m.
On the classification of Floertype theories.
N. Shirokova*, Stanford University
(101957139)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology and Geometry, I
Room 215, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Mladen Bestvina, University of Utah bestvina@math.utah.edu
Kenneth W. Bromberg, University of Utah bromberg@math.utah.edu

8:30 a.m.
Punctured surface mapping class groups.
Richard P. Kent, Brown U.
Christopher J. Leininger*, U. of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Saul Schleimer, Rutgers U., New Brunswick
(101951107) 
9:30 a.m.
Infinite Presentations of the Torelli Group.
Andrew Putman*, University of Chicago
(101955177) 
10:00 a.m.
Dimension of Torelli groups.
Mladen Bestvina, University of Utah
KaiUwe Bux, University of Virginia
Dan Margalit*, University of Utah
(101920131) 
10:30 a.m.
Random walks on the mapping class group.
Joseph Maher*, Oklahoma State
(10195708)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Random Motion in Random Media, I
Room B1, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Firas RassoulAgha, University of Utah firas@math.utah.edu
Tom Schmitz, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich schmitz@math.ethz.ch

9:00 a.m.
Random walks in reversible random environments: some solutions and open problems.
Marek Biskup*, Department of Mathematics at UCLA
(101960151) 
10:00 a.m.
Transient random walks on a strip in a random environment.
Alexander Roitershtein*, University of British Columbia
(101960193)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Interface of Stochastic Partial Differential Equations and Gaussian Analysis, I
Room 102, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Davar Khoshnevisan, University of Utah davar@math.utah.edu
Eulalia Nualart, University of Paris XIII nualart@math.univparis13.fr

9:00 a.m.
Stochastic Heat Equation Driven by Fractional Noise.
David Nualart*, The University of Kansas
(101960126) 
10:00 a.m.
Malliavin derivatives, supremum analysis, and Lyapunov exponents for stochastic PDEs.
Frederi G Viens*, Department of Statistics, Purdue University
(101960113)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometry, Kaehler Groups, and Related Topics, I
Room 110, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Terrence Napier, Lehigh University tjn2@lehigh.edu
Mohan Ramachandran, State University of New York at Buffalo ramacm@math.buffalo.edu
Domingo Toledo, University of Utah toledo@math.utah.edu

9:00 a.m.
Projective geometry and topology.
Daryl Cooper*, UCSB
Darren Long, UCSB
Morwen Thistlethwaite, Univesity of Tennessee at Knoxville
(10195135) 
10:00 a.m.
The Moduli Space of Cubic Threefolds as a Ball Quotient.
Daniel Allcock, University of Texas (Austin)
James A Carlson*, Clay Mathematics Institute
Domingo Toledo, University of Utah
(101914130)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Schur processes.
Room 335, John Widtsoe Building
Alexei Borodin*, California Institute of Technology
(101960159) 
Saturday October 7, 2006, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Harmonic analysis and incidence geometry: a survey.
Room 335, John Widtsoe Building
Izabella Laba*, University of British Columbia
(101942191) 
Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonconvex Variational Problems: Recent Advances and Applications, II
Room 103, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Marian Bocea, North Dakota State University and University of Utah bocea@math.utah.edu
Andrej Cherkaev, University of Utah cherk@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
Comparison of the asymptotic analyses of a nonplanar rod in linear elasticity and nonlinear elasticity.
Pierre Seppecher*, Insitut de Mathematiques de l'Universite du SudToulonVar
(101949166) 
3:30 p.m.
On the Contactangle Condition for StranskiKrastanow Islands.
Giovanni Leoni*, Carnegie Mellon University
(10194951) 
4:00 p.m.
Thresholdbased quasistatic evolution of brittle damage.
A Garroni, University of Rome
C J Larsen*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(101949200) 
4:30 p.m.
Quasiconvexitybased sufficient conditions for strong local minima: the smooth case.
Yury Grabovsky*, Temple University
Tadele Mengesha, Temple University
(10194921) 
5:00 p.m.
New bounds for multiphase conducting composites.
Andrej Cherkaev*, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah
(101949204) 
5:30 p.m.
The dipole problem for $S^1$valued maps with $H^{1/2}$regularity.
Vincent Millot*, Carnegie Mellon University
Adriano Pisante, University of Rome "La Sapienza"
(101949112)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Session on Random Motion in Random Media, II
Room B1, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Firas RassoulAgha, University of Utah firas@math.utah.edu
Tom Schmitz, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich schmitz@math.ethz.ch

3:00 p.m.
Diffusions in random environment and ballistic behaviour.
Tom Schmitz*, University of California, Los Angeles
(101960102) 
4:00 p.m.
Variance bounds for the current in the asymmetric simple exclusion process.
M\'arton Bal\'azs, University of WisconsinMadison
Timo Sepp\"al\"ainen*, University of WisconsinMadison
(101960117) 
5:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Dynamical Systems, I
Room 219, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
William B. Arveson, University of California Berkeley arveson@math.berkeley.edu
Scott A. McCullough, University of Florida sam@math.ufl.edu
Geoffrey L. Price, U.S. Naval Academy glp@usna.edu

3:00 p.m.
Semicrossed products and their C*envelopes.
Justin R. Peters*, Iowa State University
(10194723) 
3:30 p.m.
Combinatorics of free Wick products.
Michael Anshelevich*, Texas A&M University
(101946182) 
4:00 p.m.
A dynamical restriction on $C^*$algebras of graphs.
Jack Spielberg*, Arizona State University, Dept. of Maths & Stats
(101946115) 
4:30 p.m.
Graded Groups in Ktheory.
Michael V. Pimsner*, University of Pennsylvania
(101946132) 
5:00 p.m.
The asymptotic lift of a completely positive map.
William Arveson*, UC Berkeley
(10194647) 
5:30 p.m.
Multiplicative properties of positive maps of operator algebras.
Erling Stormer*, Dept. of Math., University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
(101946194)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, II
Room 140, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Jasbir Singh Chahal, Brigham Young University jasbir@math.byu.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuijsen, Utah Valley State College vanframa@uvsc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Powers of rationals in short intervals.
Cameron L. Stewart*, University of Waterloo
(101911108) 
3:30 p.m.
Sharp bounds for the number of solutions to classes of systems of simultaneous Pell equations.
P.G. Walsh*, University of Ottawa
(10191163) 
4:00 p.m.
A problem on zeros of Lseries of elliptic curves.
XianJin Li*, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
(10191170) 
4:30 p.m.
The $\omega(q)$ mock theta function and vectorvalued MaassPoincar\'e series.
Sharon Anne Garthwaite*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(10191197) 
5:00 p.m.
An equivalence for the Riemann hypothesis in terms of coefficients of orthogonal projections.
Andreas Weingartner*, Southern Utah University
(101911105) 
5:30 p.m.
On a family of quintic Thue equations.
Claude Levesque*, U. Laval
(101911116)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis: Trends and Perspectives, II
Room 130, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Alex Iosevich, University of Missouri iosevich@math.missouri.edu
Michael T. Lacey, Georgia Institute of Technology lacey@math.gatech.edu

3:00 p.m.
Affine fractals and their harmonic analysis.
Palle E. T. Jorgensen*, The University of Iowa
(10194219) 
3:30 p.m.
Geometric properties of intersection bodies.
Maria Angeles Alfonseca*, North Dakota State University
Dmitry Ryabogin, Kansas State University
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University
(101952141) 
4:00 p.m.
Sharp constants in the integral JohnNirenberg inequality and the corresponding weakform estimates.
Leonid Slavin*, University of Connecticut
Vasily Vasyunin, St. Petersburg Department of Steklov Mathematical Institute
(101942199) 
4:30 p.m.
Strichartz estimates for Schr\"odinger operators with large magnetic potentials in $\mathbb{R}^3$.
M. B. Erdogan*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(10193596) 
5:00 p.m.
The optimal bound for Riesz transforms in weighted spaces.
Stefanie Petermichl*, University of Texas at Austin
(10194272) 
5:30 p.m.
Multilinear oscillatory integrals.
Xiaochun Li*, UIUC
(10194264)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Differential Equations: Methods and Applications, II
Room 101, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
David G. Costa, University of Nevada costa@unlv.nevada.edu
ZhiQiang Wang, Utah State University zhiqiang.wang@usu.edu

3:00 p.m.
A Local Theory for Finding Multiple Solutions.
Jianxin Zhou*, Texas A&M University
(10193599) 
3:30 p.m.
Some threebody problems in atomic and molecular quantum mechanics.
Zhonghai Ding*, University of Nevada Las Vegas
(101935101) 
4:00 p.m.
Symmetry and Automated Branch Following for Nonlinear Elliptic PDE and PdE on Graphs.
John M Neuberger*, Northern Arizona University
Nandor Sieben, Northern Arizona University
James W Swift, Northern Arizona University
(101935172) 
4:30 p.m.
On BrunnMinkowskitype Inequalities Related to Partial Differential Equations.
David Hartenstine*, Western Washington University
(101935147) 
5:00 p.m.
Nontrivial Critical Groups in pLaplacian Problems via the Cohomological Index.
Kanishka S. Perera*, Florida Institute of Technology
(101935155) 
5:30 p.m.
A stable method for finding multiple solutions to noncooperative elliptic systems.
Xianjin Chen*, Texas A&M University, College Station
Jianxin Zhou, Texas A&M University, College Station
(10193515)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 310, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Paul Roberts, University of Utah roberts@math.utah.edu
Anurag K. Singh, University of Utah singh@math.utah.edu
Oana Veliche, University of Utah oveliche@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
Detecting completeness from extvanishing.
Sean M SatherWagstaff*, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Anders Frankild, University of Copenhagen
(10191342) 
3:30 p.m.
Acyclicity of complexes detects Gorensteinness of rings.
Lars Winther Christensen*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Oana Veliche, University of Utah
(101913128) 
4:00 p.m.
On the triviality of selfextensions.
David A Jorgensen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at Arlington
(101913153) 
4:30 p.m.
Generic modules over small algebras.
Luchezar Avramov, University of NebraskaLincoln
Srikanth Iyengar, University of NebraskaLincoln
Liana Sega*, University of MissouriKansas City
(101913198) 
5:00 p.m.
Loewy length of modules of finite projective dimension.
Luchezar L. Avramov, University of Nebraska
RagnarOlaf Buchweitz, University of Toronto
Srikanth B. Iyengar*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Claudia Miller, Syracuse University
(10191388) 
5:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Low Dimensional Topology and Geometry, II
Room 215, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Mladen Bestvina, University of Utah bestvina@math.utah.edu
Kenneth W. Bromberg, University of Utah bromberg@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
Automorphisms of the genus 2 Heegaard splitting of $S^3$.
Ian Agol*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10195774) 
4:00 p.m.
Spaces with nonpositive immersions.
Robert W Bell*, Michigan State University
(101920176) 
4:30 p.m.
Quasiisometric classification of graph manifolds.
Jason A. Behrstock*, University of Utah
Walter D. Neumann, Barnard College, Columbia University
(101920109) 
5:00 p.m.
The Ricci flow for nilmanifolds.
Tracy L Payne*, Idaho State University
(101922184)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics Motivated by Physics, II
Room 121, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Aaron J. Bertram, University of Utah bertram@math.utah.edu
YuanPin Lee, University of Utah yplee@math.utah.edu
Eric R. Sharpe, University of Utah ersharpe@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
Integrable Hierarchies and Mirror Symmetry for Quasihomogeneous Singularities.
Huijun Fan, Peking University
Tyler Jarvis*, Univ. Connecticut
Yongbin Ruan, University of Michigan
(101914134) 
4:00 p.m.
Computation of (0,2) correlation functions.
Josh Guffin, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Sheldon Katz*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(101981219) 
5:00 p.m.
Geometric Langlands duality, gauge theory, and mirror symmetry.
Anton Kapustin*, California Institute of Technology
(10198159)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Theory and Applications of Infinite Dimensional Dynamical Systems, II
Room 222, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Peter W. Bates, Michigan State University bates@math.msu.edu
Kening Lu, Brigham Young University klu@math.byu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Approximations of the Generalized EulerPoissonDarboux Equation.
ChengHsiung Hsu*, Department of Mathematics, National Central University, Taiwan
(101935127) 
4:00 p.m.
Evans Function Computation for Large Systems.
Jeffrey Humpherys*, Brigham Young University
Kevin Zumbrun, Indiana University
(10193556) 
5:00 p.m.
Energy estimates of free boundary problems of the Euler equation.
Jalal Shatah, New York University
Chongchun Zeng*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(101935100)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Interface of Stochastic Partial Differential Equations and Gaussian Analysis, II
Room 102, James Fletcher Building
Organizers:
Davar Khoshnevisan, University of Utah davar@math.utah.edu
Eulalia Nualart, University of Paris XIII nualart@math.univparis13.fr

3:00 p.m.
Some rigorous results on a stochastic GOY model.
Hakima Bessaih*, University of Wyoming Department of Mathematics
Michele Barsanti, University of Pisa
David Barbato, University of Pisa
Franco Flandoli, University of Pisa
(101960178) 
4:00 p.m.
Hitting probabilities for systems of nonlinear stochastic heat equations.
Eulalia Nualart*, University of Utah & Universite Paris 13
(101960110)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Floer Methods in Lowdimensional Topology, II
Room 225, LeRoy Cowles Building
Organizers:
Alexander Felshtyn, Boise State University felshtyn@math.boisestate.edu
Uwe Kaiser, Boise State University kaiser@math.boisestate.edu

3:00 p.m.
On symplectic analog of LusternikSchnirelmann theory.
Yuli B Rudyak*, University of Florida
(10195357) 
3:30 p.m.
Exploded Torus Fibrations.
Brett D Parker*, MIT
(10195825) 
4:00 p.m.
The Floer homotopy type of the cotangent bundle and string topology.
Ralph L Cohen*, Stanford University
(101957123) 
5:00 p.m.
Moduli space transversality for knot complements.
Christopher M. Herald*, University of Nevada, Reno
(101957218) 
5:30 p.m.
The SU(3) Casson invariant and spliced sums.
Hans U. Boden*, McMaster University
(101957203)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometry, Kaehler Groups, and Related Topics, II
Room 110, James Talmage Building
Organizers:
Terrence Napier, Lehigh University tjn2@lehigh.edu
Mohan Ramachandran, State University of New York at Buffalo ramacm@math.buffalo.edu
Domingo Toledo, University of Utah toledo@math.utah.edu

3:00 p.m.
On the geometry of the moduli space of real binary octics.
Kenneth Chungkan Chu*, University of Texas at Austin
(101953103) 
4:00 p.m.
Hyperbolicity and the geometry of submanifolds of $\Bbb P^n$ via symmetric differentials.
Bruno N De Oliveira*, Department of Mathematics, University of Miami
(101932217)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday October 7, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 323, LeRoy Cowles Building

3:00 p.m.
The Action of Operator Semigroups on the Topological Dual of the BeurlingBjork Space.
Michael S Eydenberg*, New Mexico State University
Josefina Alvarez, New Mexico State University
Hamed Obiedat, Alhashemite University
(10194618) 
3:15 p.m.
A HahnBanach Theorem Converse.
Fred E.J. Linton*, Math. Dept., Wesleyan Univ., Middletown, CT 06459 USA
(10194654) 
3:30 p.m.
An Efficient Adaptive Algorithm for the Solution of Fredholm Integral Equations of the First Type.
Kourosh Modarresi*, Stanford University(Scientific Computing and Computational MathematicsSCCM)
Gene H. Golub, Stanford University(Professor:Scientific Computing and Computational MathematicsSCCM)
(101915120) 
3:45 p.m.
Length in Thompson's Group F.
Matthew E Horak*, University of Wisconsin  Stout
Melanie Stein, Trinity College
(10192094) 
4:00 p.m.
Proven cases of a generalization of Serre's conjecture.
Jonathan Blackhurst*, Brigham Young Univeristy
(101911171) 
4:15 p.m.
The Distribution of Prime Numbers and Its Application to a Proof.
HyeokJe Jeong*, Hynix Semiconductor
(10191106)

3:00 p.m.