AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
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2010 Fall Central Section Meeting
Notre Dame, IN, November 57, 2010 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1064
Associate secretaries: Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Saturday November 6, 2010

Saturday November 6, 2010, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
Lobby/Foyer Area, McKenna Hall 
Saturday November 6, 2010, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby/Foyer Area, McKenna Hall 
Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Lie Theory, I
Room 131, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
John Caine, University of Notre Dame John.A.Caine.2@nd.edu
Samuel Evens, University of Notre Dame Samuel.R.Evens.1@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
On geometry and symmetries of filtered structures on manifolds and curves of flags.
Igor Zelenko*, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University
(10645331) 
9:00 a.m.
Noncompact symplectic toric manifolds.
Eugene Lerman*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Yael Karshon, University of Toronto
(106458308) 
10:00 a.m.
Equivariant cohomology for Hamiltonian torus actions on symplectic orbifolds.
Tomoo Matsumura*, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University
Tara Holm, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University
(106453287)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computability and Its Applications, II
Room 120, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Peter Cholak, University of Notre Dame Peter.Cholak.1@nd.edu
Peter Gerdes, University of Notre Dame gerdes@invariant.org
Karen Lange, University of Notre Dame klange1@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Computability and uncountable linear orders.
Noam Greenberg, Victoria University of Wellington
Asher M. Kach, University of ConnecticutStorrs
Steffen Lempp*, University of WisconsinMadison
Daniel D. Turetsky, Victoria University of Wellington
(106403238) 
8:30 a.m.
Degrees of members of $\Pi^0_1$ classes.
Keng Meng Ng*, University of WisconsinMadison
(106403325) 
9:00 a.m.
MartinLöf randomness and Birkhoff's ergodic theorem.
Johanna N.Y. Franklin*, Dartmouth College
Noam Greenberg, Victoria University of Wellington
Joseph S. Miller, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Keng Meng Ng, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(106403202) 
9:30 a.m.
Low LR upper bounds.
David Diamondstone*, University of Chicago
(106403177) 
10:00 a.m.
A bounded jump for the bounded Turing degrees.
Barbara F. Csima*, University of Waterloo
Bernard A. Anderson, University of Waterloo
(106403239) 
10:30 a.m.
Structural Characteristics of Recursion Theoretic Properties.
Theodore A. Slaman*, University of California Berkeley
Antonio Montalban, University of Chicago
Noam Greenberg, Victoria University of Wellington
(106403303)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Mathematics Education: A Vision for the 21st Century, II
Room 136, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Steven Broad, St. Mary's College sbroad@alumni.nd.edu
Nahid Erfan, University of Notre Dame erfan.1@nd.edu
Alex Himonas, University of Notre Dame himonas.1@nd.edu
Morteza ShafiiMousavi, Indiana University South Bend mshafii@iusb.edu

8:00 a.m.
Technology in the classroom: From slide rules to graphing calculators to computer applets.
Mike May*, Saint Louis University
(106497264) 
8:30 a.m.
When students choose their own technology.
Steven Broad*, Saint Mary's College
(106497273) 
9:00 a.m.
Derivatives without Limits: Do We Need to Rethink Elementary Calculus?
R. Michael Range*, State University of New York at Albany
(10649796) 
9:30 a.m.
Research in mathematics by undergraduates: past, present and future.
Joseph A. Gallian*, University of Minnesota Duluth
(10640060) 
10:00 a.m.
Math is to English as Duck is to Water.
Michele Intermont*, Kalamazoo College
(106497288) 
10:30 a.m.
Contributions made by the Project NExT community to undergraduate mathematics education.
Aparna W. Higgins*, University of Dayton
(106400405)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Numerical Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 210, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Daniel J. Bates, Colorado State University bates@math.colostate.edu
Jonathan D. Hauenstein, Texas A&M University jhauenst@math.tamu.edu
Andrew J. Sommese, University of Notre Dame sommese@nd.edu
Charles W. Wampler, General Motors charles.w.wampler@gm.com

8:00 a.m.
Compatible discretization of constrained partial differential equations.
Greg J Reid*, University of Western Ontario
(106435373) 
8:30 a.m.
Homotopy continuation and tumor growth.
Wenrui Hao*, University of Notre Dame
(10646529) 
9:00 a.m.
Extensions of Filtering Techniques and Applications to Zebrafish.
Timothy M McCoy*, University of Notre Dame
(106465375) 
10:00 a.m.
Parallel computation of the mixed volume.
Tianran Chen, Department of Math, Michgan State University, E. Lansing, MI
TsungLin Lee, Department of Math, National Sun Yatsen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
T.Y. Li*, Department of Math, Michgan State University, E. Lansing, MI
(10646575) 
10:30 a.m.
Witness sets of projections.
Jonathan D Hauenstein*, Texas A&M University
Andrew J Sommese, University of Notre Dame
(106465127)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topology, Geometry and Physics, II
Room 214, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Ralph Kaufmann, Purdue University rkaufman@math.purdue.edu
Stephan Stolz, University of Notre Dame Stolz.1@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Kontsevich's Swiss Cheese Conjecture.
Justin D. Thomas*, Notre Dame University
(106455184) 
9:00 a.m.
Ribbon Graphs and Mirror Symmetry I.
Eric Zaslow*, Northwestern University
(10645563) 
10:00 a.m.
Monoidal categories and 3dimensional TQFTs.
Vladimir Turaev*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(106457247)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis and Dynamical Systems, I
Room 311, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Laura DeMarco, University of Illinois at Chicago demarco@math.uic.edu
Jeffrey Diller, University of Notre Dame diller.1@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Critical heights on the moduli space of polynomials.
Kevin M. Pilgrim*, Indiana University (Bloomington)
Laura DeMarco, University of Illinois, Chicago
(106437232) 
8:30 a.m.
Skinning maps are finitetoone.
David Dumas*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(106430358) 
9:00 a.m.
The Schwarzian derivative of a polynomial and it's iterates
Hexi Ye*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10643780) 
9:30 a.m.
Potential theory and a characterization of polynomials in complex dynamics.
Yusuke Okuyama, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kyoto, Japan
Malgorzata Stawiska*, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
(10643028) 
10:00 a.m.
Control of cancellations, growth, and Catalan numbers.
Magnus Aspenberg, Jakobs University, Bremen
Rodrigo A Perez*, IUPUI
(106437106) 
10:30 a.m.
Multivalued Dynamical Systems and Iterated Monodromy Groups.
Suzanne Hruska*, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Rodrigo Perez, IUPUI
John Smillie, Cornell University
(106437208)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singularities in Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 207, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Nero Budur, University of Notre Dame nbudur@nd.edu
Lawrence Ein, University of Illinois at Chicago ein@math.uic.edu

8:00 a.m.
Nonarchimedean geometry and the incidence complex of singularities.
Francois Loeser*, University Pierre et Marie Curie, France
(106414179) 
8:30 a.m.
2 BernsteinSato polynomials.
Uli Walther*, Purdue University
(106414236) 
9:00 a.m.
Valuations and invariants of graded sequences of ideals.
Mircea I Mustata*, University of Michigan
(106414344) 
9:30 a.m.
Motivic Milnor fibers associated to quasiordinary surfaces.
Mirel Caibar, Ohio State University at Mansfield
Manuel Gonzalez Villa, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Gary Kennedy*, Ohio State University at Mansfield
Lee McEwan, Ohio State University at Mansfield
(10641466) 
10:00 a.m.
Relative Vanishing Cycles and Distinguished Bases.
David B. Massey*, Northeastern University
(10643291) 
10:30 a.m.
Alexnader modules and Mordell Weil groups.
Anatoly Libgober*, University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Miami.
(106414101)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of Stochastic Processes in Cell Biology, I
Room 319, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Peter Thomas, Case Western University pjt9@case.edu

8:00 a.m.
Multiscale analysis of stochastic reaction networks.
Hans G Othmer*, School of Mathematics University of Minnesota
(10649254) 
9:00 a.m.
Multiscale Challenges in Stochastic Simulation of Biochemical Systems.
Yang Cao*, Virginia Tech
(106468129) 
9:30 a.m.
Numerical methods for stochastic models of biochemical reaction networks.
David F. Anderson*, University of Wisconsin
(106460171) 
10:00 a.m.
Numerical methods for stochastic biochemical reacting networks with multiple time scales.
Di Liu*, Michigan State U.
(10646033)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Modeling and Computation with Applications in Biology, II
Room 316, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Mark Alber, University of Notre Dame malber@nd.edu
Zhiliang Xu, University of Notre Dame zxu2@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
A latticeBoltzmann based immersed boundary method in three dimensions with application.
Luoding Zhu*, Dept of Mathematical Sciences, Indiana UnivPurdue Univ Indianapolis
(106465304) 
9:00 a.m.
Mathematical Methods in Cardiovascular Applications.
Suncica Canic*, Department of Mathematics, University of Houston
(106476302) 
10:00 a.m.
Invariant manifolds and blood flow.
Shawn C Shadden*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(106437385)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Group Actions on Affine Varieties, II
Room 118, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Harm Derksen, University of Michigan hderksen@umich.edu
Gene Freudenburg, University of Western Michigan gene.freudenburg@wmich.edu

8:00 a.m.
Saturation theorems for the classical groups.
Steven V Sam*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(106420122) 
9:00 a.m.
Orbit closures in representations with finitely many orbits.
Witold Kraskiewicz, N. Copernicus University
Jerzy Weyman*, Northeastern University
(106415340) 
9:30 a.m.
On factoring out the birational part of a morphism.
Daniel Daigle*, University of Ottawa (Canada)
(106414365) 
10:00 a.m.
Contractible normal affine surfaces.
Peter Russell*, Centre de Recherches Mathematiques, Montreal
(106414229)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Characters, II
Room 116, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
James P. Cossey, University of Akron cossey@uakron.edu
Mark Lewis, Kent State University lewis@math.kent.edu

8:00 a.m.
A recognition theorem for the generic simple groups.
Ronald Solomon*, The Ohio State University
(10642035) 
8:30 a.m.
Nonsolvable groups with no prime dividing three character degrees.
Mark L. Lewis, Kent State University
Donald L. White*, Kent State University
(10642083) 
9:00 a.m.
Results Concerning Huppert's Conjecture.
Thomas Philip Wakefield*, Youngstown State University
(10642034) 
9:30 a.m.
Complex characters of small degrees of the orthogonal groups.
Hung Ngoc Nguyen*, The University of Akron
(106420105) 
10:00 a.m.
On the vertices of indecomposable summands of certain Lefschetz modules.
John Maginnis, Kansas State University
Silvia Onofrei*, The Ohio State University
(106420181) 
10:30 a.m.
Orbits of finite solvable linear groups.
Yong Yang*, Texas State University at San Marcos
(106420173)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interdisciplinary Session on Deterministic and Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 320, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Nathan GlattHoltz, Indiana University negh@indiana.edu
Vlad Vicol, University of Chicago vicol@math.uchicago.edu

8:30 a.m.
Dynamic Transition Theory and its Application to GasLiquid Phase Transitions.
Tian Ma, Sichuan University
Shouhong Wang*, Indiana University
(106482388) 
9:00 a.m.
Partial viscosity models for geophysical fluid dynamics.
Qingshan Chen*, Florida State University
Max Gunzburger, Florida State University
Xiaoming Wang, Florida State University
(106435278) 
9:30 a.m.
Statistical inference for nonlinear Stochastic PDEs.
Igor Cialenco*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Nathan GlattHoltz, Indiana University
(106460124) 
10:00 a.m.
Inviscid Large Deviation Principle and the 2D NavierStokes Equations with a free boundary condition.
Hakima Bessaih*, Department of Mathematics, University of Wyoming
Annie Millet, Universite Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne
(106460280) 
10:30 a.m.
Local wellposedness for a fluidstructure interaction model.
Igor Kukavica*, University of Southern California
Amjad Tuffaha, University of Southern California
Mohammed Ziane, University of Southern California
(106435392)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Quasigroups, Loops, and Nonassociative Division Algebras, II
Room 117, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Clifton E. Ealy, Western Michigan University clifton.e.ealy@wmich.edu
Stephen Gagola, III, Bowling Green State University sgagola@bgsu.edu
Julia Knight, University of Notre Dame knight.1@nd.edu
J. D. Phillips, Northern Michigan University jophilli@nmu.edu
Petr Vojtechovsky, University of Denver petr@math.du.edu

8:00 a.m.
Quasigroup Factorization Theorems, a nonassociative adventure.
Julienne Dare Houck*, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Mi
(106417141) 
8:30 a.m.
Linear hyperquasigroups and group representations.
Jonathan D.H. Smith*, Iowa State University
(10642021) 
9:00 a.m.
Searching for simple automorphic loops.
Petr Vojtěchovský*, Department of Mathematics, University of Denver
(106420157) 
9:30 a.m.
Multiplicative structures arising from CayleyDickson doubling process.
Jenya Kirshtein*, University of Denver
(10642089) 
10:00 a.m.
{\bf HalfIsomorphisms in Loops}.
Maria de Lourdes Merlini Giuliani*, Universidade Federal do ABC
Kenneth Jonhson, Pennsylvania State University
(106408203) 
10:30 a.m.
Constructions of Diassociative Loops.
Mark B Greer*, University of Denver
(106420374)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Evolution Equations, I
Room 318, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Alex Himonas, University of Notre Dame himonas.1@nd.edu
Gerard Misiolek, University of Notre Dame Gerard.Misiolek.1@nd.edu

8:30 a.m.
Coupled Systems of Nonlinear, Dispersive Wave Equations.
Jerry L. Bona*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(106435353) 
9:00 a.m.
Solitary waves and stability of some systems of nonlinear, dispersive equations.
H Chen*, University of Memphis
Jerry L Bona, University of Illionis at Chcago
Ohannes A Karakashian, University of Tennessee
(106435323) 
9:30 a.m.
On the WellPosedness of the DegasperisProcesi Equation.
Curtis A Holliman*, University of Notre Dame
Alex Himonas, University of Notre Dame
(106435196) 
10:00 a.m.
Regularity properties for solutions to the gKdV equation.
Gerson Petronilho*, Department of Mathematics, Federal University of São Carlos, SP, Brazil
Alex Himonas, Department of Mathematics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame
Heather Hannah, Department of Mathematics, East Central University, Ada, OK.
(106435195) 
10:30 a.m.
The periodic Cauchy problem for Novikov's equation.
Feride Tiglay*, The Fields Institute
(106435205)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory and Physics, II
Room 215, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Adrian Clingher, University of Missouri St. Louis clinghera@umsl.edu
Charles Doran, University of Alberta doran@math.ualberta.ca
Shabnam N. Kadir, Wilhelm Leibniz Universitat kadir@math.unihannover.de
Rolf Schimmrigk, Indiana University rschimmr@iusb.edu

8:00 a.m.
Supersymmetric gauge theory in four dimensions and mock modular forms.
Andreas Malmendier*, Colby College
Ken Ono, Emory University
(106481334) 
9:00 a.m.
The motive associated to the nilpotent monodromy operator.
Adrian Clingher, University of Missouri, St. Louis.
Ravindra V Girivaru*, University of Missouri, St. Louis.
Ramesh Sreekantan, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore.
(106411305) 
10:00 a.m.
What is ... the mirror of an algebraic cycle?
Matthew D Kerr*, Washington University in St. Louis
(106414342)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Topological Combinatorics, I
Room 129, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
John Shareshian, Washington University shareshi@math.wustl.edu
Bridget Tenner, DePaul University bridget@math.depaul.edu

8:30 a.m.
Shortest path poset of Bruhat intervals.
Saúl A. Blanco*, Cornell University
(106405335) 
9:00 a.m.
Eulerian quasisymmetric functions for the type B Coxeter group and other wreath product groups.
Matthew Hyatt*, University of Miami
(106405290) 
9:30 a.m.
On the shape of separable permutations.
Gregory S. Warrington*, University of Vermont
Andrew Crites, University of Washington
Greta Panova, Harvard University
(106405367) 
10:00 a.m.
Deformation Retracts of Neighborhood Complexes of Stable Kneser Graphs.
Benjamin J Braun*, University of Kentucky
Matthew Zeckner, University of Kentucky
(106405131) 
10:30 a.m.
Towards a kicking basis for GarsiaHaiman modules.
Sami Assaf*, MIT
(106405276)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and its Applications, II
Room 213, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame cao.7@nd.edu
Brian Smyth, University of Notre Dame smyth.1@nd.edu

8:30 a.m.
Exotic Capillary Tubes.
Henry C. Wente*, University of Toledo
(106449379) 
9:00 a.m.
Spherical Rank Rigidity.
Benjamin Schmidt*, Michigan State University
(10645124) 
9:30 a.m.
A positive mass theorem in CauchyRiemann geometry.
JihHsin Cheng*, Institute of Mathematics, Academia Sinica, Taipei
(10645357) 
10:00 a.m.
Magnetic Geodesics in twostep Nilmanifolds.
Maura B. Mast*, University of Massachusetts Boston
Ruth Gornet, University of Texas at Arlington
(106453404) 
10:30 a.m.
On the bottom of spectrum of certain complete Kahler manifolds.
Xiaodong Wang*, Michigan State University
(106453121)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computation, Analysis, Modeling in PDE and their Applications, I
Room 312, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Bei Hu, University of Notre Dame b1hu@nd.edu
Yongtao Zhang, University of Notre Dame zhang.103@nd.edu

8:30 a.m.
An Efficient Method for Linear PDE with Stochastic Input*.
Frederic Y. M. Wan*, University of California, Irvine
(106435154) 
9:30 a.m.
Ideal free distribution and evolution of dispersal.
Yuan Lou*, Ohio State University
(10649267) 
10:30 a.m.
Norm inflation for incompressible magnetohydrodynamic system in $\dot{B}_{\infty}^{1,\infty}$.
Mimi Dai*, Math Department, University of California, Santa Cruz
Jie Qing, Professor at Math Department, University of California, Santa Cruz
Maria Schonbek, Professor at Math Department, University of California, Santa Cruz
(106435143)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Hypergraphs, II
Room 119, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
David Galvin, University of Notre Dame David.Galvin.12@nd.edu
Hemanshu Kaul, Illinois Institute of Technology kaul@math.iit.edu

8:30 a.m.
Cyclesaturated graphs with minimum number of edges.
Zoltan Furedi*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Urbana, IL 61801, USA
(106405281) 
9:00 a.m.
Edgeconnectivity, eigenvalues, and matchings in regular graphs.
Suil O*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Sebastian Cioaba, University of Delaware at Newark
Douglas B. West, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(106405119) 
9:30 a.m.
Minimum $H$decompositions of graphs: edgecritical case.
Lale Ozkahya*, Iowa State University
Yury Person, Humboldt Universitat zu Berlin
(106405268) 
10:00 a.m.
Classification of $Z_2^k$magic graphs.
Jeong Ok Choi*, Trinity College, CT
John P. Georges, Trinity College, CT
David W. Mauro, Trinity College, CT
(106405274) 
10:30 a.m.
The blockcutpoint tree characterization of a covering polynomial of a graph.
Robert B. Ellis*, Illinois Institute of Technology
James P. Ferry, Metron, Inc.
Darren P. Lo, Metron, Inc.
Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois at Chicago
(106405282)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Hilbert Functions in Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Combinatorics, I
Room 138, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Fabrizio Zanello, Michigan Technological University fabrizio.zanello@gmail.com
Juan Migliore, University of Notre Dame juan.c.migliore.1@nd.edu
Uwe Nagel, University of Kentucky uwenagel@ms.uky.edu

8:30 a.m.
When do two nilpotent matrices commute?
Anthony A. Iarrobino, Jr.*, Northeastern University
Roberta Basili, Perugia
Leila Khatami, Northeastern University
(106413383) 
9:00 a.m.
Fat points, graded Betti numbers and geometry.
Brian Harbourne*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(106414118) 
9:30 a.m.
Star configuration points and hypersurfaces.
Enrico Carlini*, Politecnico di Torino
(106413231) 
10:00 a.m.
Locally CohenMacaulay unions of surfaces in $P^4$.
Hirotachi Abo, University of Idaho
Chris Peterson*, Colorado State University
(106414332) 
10:30 a.m.
Revisiting the Spreading and Covering Numbers.
Ben Babcock, Lakehead University
Adam Van Tuyl*, Lakehead University
(106413377)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, I
Room 140, DeBartolo Hall

8:30 a.m.
Reconstructing Trees from their Wiener Matrix or Subtree Matrix.
Andrew B Ray*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(106405311) 
8:45 a.m.
On Hyperstar Decompositions of Hypergraphs.
Dan Roberts*, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Amin Bahmanian, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
(10640572) 
9:00 a.m.
On a Fibonaccitype recursion involving Euler's totient function.
Mihai Caragiu*, Ohio Northern University
(106411307) 
9:15 a.m.
Centers of various cyclotomic algebras.
Oliver Ruff*, Kent State University at Stark
(106420318) 
9:30 a.m.
Real, Complex, and Quaternion Uniform Algebras.
Krzysztof Jarosz*, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
(106446396) 
10:30 a.m.
Cluster Analysis of Heterogeneous Data on Rankings and Flags.
Paige E. Rinker*, Dartmouth College
(106400389)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 8:40 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Geometry of Submanifolds, I
Room 217, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Yun Myung Oh, Andrews University ohy@andrews.edu
Mihaela Vajiac, Chapman University mbvajiac@chapman.edu
Ivko Dimitric, Pennsylvania State University imd1@psu.edu

8:40 a.m.
Classification of isoparametric hypersurfaces with four principal curvatures.
QuoShin Chi*, Washington University
(106453137) 
9:30 a.m.
Hypersurfaces of Space forms with constant $m^{th}$ curvature.
Oscar M Perdomo*, Central Connecticut State University
(10645320) 
10:00 a.m.
Curvatureadapted hypersurfaces of 2type in projective spaces and a question of stability.
Ivko M. Dimitric*, Pennsylvania State University Fayette
(106453301) 
10:30 a.m.
Ruled Austere 4folds and Holomorphic Curves.
Marianty Ionel, University of Toledo
Thomas A. Ivey*, College of Charleston
(106453213)

8:40 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic, Groups and Geometry, I
Room 310, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Jordan Ellenberg, University of Wisconsin ellenber@math.wisc.edu
Michael Larsen, Indiana University larsen@math.indiana.edu

9:00 a.m.
Heights, modular correspondences, and complex dynamics.
Kevin M. Pilgrim*, Indiana University (Bloomington)
(106437235) 
10:00 a.m.
Discussion Bainbridge

9:00 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Rigidity, II
Room 209, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
David Fisher, Indiana University fisherdm@indiana.edu
Ralf Spatzier, University of Michigan spatzier@umich.edu

9:00 a.m.
Counting points and circles in orbits of geometrically finite hyperbolic groups.
Nimish A Shah*, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
Hee Oh, Brown University, Providence, RI
(106422192) 
10:00 a.m.
Inhomogeneous quadratic forms.
Amir Mohammadi*, University of Chicago
(10642288)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Its Interactions with Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 208, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Claudia Polini, University of Notre Dame cpolini@nd.edu
Alberto Corso, University of Kentucky corso@ms.uky.edu
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University ulrich@math.purdue.edu

9:00 a.m.
Exact zero divisors and totally acyclic complexes.
Lars Winther Christensen, Texas Tech University
David A Jorgensen, University of TexasArlington
Hamidreza Rahmati, Syracuse University
Janet Striuli, Fairfield University
Roger Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(106413226) 
9:30 a.m.
Infinite families of totally reflexive modules.
Janet Striuli*, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Fairfield University
W. Lars Christensen, Department of Mathematics,University of Texas Tech
David Jorgensen, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas Arlington
Hamid Rahmati, Department of Mathematics, Syracuse University
Roger Wiegand, Department of Mathematics, University of Lincoln Nebraska
(106413269) 
10:00 a.m.
The $F$Signature.
Kevin Tucker*, University of Utah
(106413336) 
10:30 a.m.
Finite Generation of Ext and ascent of module structures.
Sean SatherWagstaff*, North Dakota State University
Benjamin Anderson, North Dakota State University
(106413201)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Speakers:
Laura DeMarco, University of Illinois at Chicago demarco@math.uic.edu
Polynomial dynamics: Critical points and moduli.
McKenna Lecture Hall, McKenna Hall
Laura DeMarco*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10643701) 
Saturday November 6, 2010, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Speakers:
Jordan Ellenberg, University of Wisconsin ellenber@math.wisc.edu
Geometric analytic number theory.
McKenna Lecture Hall, McKenna Hall
Jordan S. Ellenberg*, University of Wisconsin
(10641104) 
Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Lie Theory, II
Room 131, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
John Caine, University of Notre Dame John.A.Caine.2@nd.edu
Samuel Evens, University of Notre Dame Samuel.R.Evens.1@nd.edu

2:30 p.m.
Quantum Schubert cells.
Milen Yakimov*, Louisiana State University
(106416297) 
3:30 p.m.
Quaternionic Analysis, Representation Theory and Physics.
Matvei Libine*, Indiana University
(106420320) 
4:30 p.m.
Linear and nonlinear GelfandZeitlin integrable systems.
Mark A Colarusso*, Université de Laval
Sam Evens, University of Notre Dame
(106422329)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Computability and Its Applications, III
Room 120, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Peter Cholak, University of Notre Dame Peter.Cholak.1@nd.edu
Peter Gerdes, University of Notre Dame gerdes@invariant.org
Karen Lange, University of Notre Dame klange1@nd.edu

2:30 p.m.
Effective geometric measure theory.
Jan S Reimann*, Pennsylvania State University
(106403230) 
3:00 p.m.
Sets automorphic to low sets.
Rebecca Weber*, Department of Mathematics, Dartmouth College
(106403210) 
3:30 p.m.
Reverse mathematics and the finite intersection principle.
Damir D Dzhafarov*, University of Chicago
(106403261) 
4:00 p.m.
Reverse mathematics and infinite traceable graphs.
Peter Cholak, University of Notre Dame
David Galvin, University of Notre Dame
Reed Solomon*, University of Connecticut
(106403215) 
4:30 p.m.
The search for natural definability in the Turing degrees.
Andrew Edwin Marcus Lewis*, University of Leeds, UK
(106403298) 
5:00 p.m.
Computable Categoricity for Algebraic Fields.
Denis R. Hirschfeldt*, University of Chicago
Russell Miller, Queens College and The Graduate Center, C.U.N.Y.
Alexandra Shlapentokh, East Carolina University
(106403120)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Mathematics Education: A Vision for the 21st Century, III
Room 136, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Steven Broad, St. Mary's College sbroad@alumni.nd.edu
Nahid Erfan, University of Notre Dame erfan.1@nd.edu
Alex Himonas, University of Notre Dame himonas.1@nd.edu
Morteza ShafiiMousavi, Indiana University South Bend mshafii@iusb.edu

2:30 p.m.
The Old Family Recipe.
Diane L Herrmann*, University of Chicago
(106497111) 
3:00 p.m.
Supporting deep learning in mathematics outside the classroom.
Nahid A. Erfan*, University of Notre Dame
(106497284) 
3:30 p.m.
Assessing Attitudes in College Mathematics Courses.
Natalie Domelle*, Saint Mary's College
Bogdan Vajiac, Saint Mary's College
(106497299) 
4:00 p.m.
Using ServiceLearning to Connect Mathematics Content to the World beyond the Classroom.
Morteza ShafiiMousavi*, Indiana University South Bend
Paul Kochanowski, Indiana University South Bend
(106497123) 
4:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion 
5:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 210, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Daniel J. Bates, Colorado State University bates@math.colostate.edu
Jonathan D. Hauenstein, Texas A&M University jhauenst@math.tamu.edu
Andrew J. Sommese, University of Notre Dame sommese@nd.edu
Charles W. Wampler, General Motors charles.w.wampler@gm.com

2:30 p.m.
Developing Solution Sets with Polyhedral Methods.
Danko Adrovic, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Jan Verschelde*, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
(106465109) 
3:00 p.m.
Multiprecision Path Tracking on Multicore Workstations.
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
Genady Yoffe*, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science
(106465108) 
3:30 p.m.
The Numerical Irreducible Factorization of Multivariate Polynomials.
Wenyuan Wu, Michigan State University
Zhonggang Zeng*, Northeastern Illinois University
(106465113) 
4:00 p.m.
A computational challenge in algebraic statistics.
Sonja Petrovic*, Univeristy of Illinois at Chicago
(106462110) 
4:30 p.m.
Computational Aspects of Gale Duality.
Daniel Bates, Colorado State University
Jon Hauenstein, Texas A&M University
Matthew Niemerg*, Colorado State University
Frank Sotille, Texas A&M University
(106414357) 
5:00 p.m.
alphaCertified: Software for certifying solutions to polynomial systems.
Frank Sottile*, Texas A&M University
Jonathan D. Hauenstein, Texas A&M University
(106465104)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topology, Geometry and Physics, III
Room 214, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Ralph Kaufmann, Purdue University rkaufman@math.purdue.edu
Stephan Stolz, University of Notre Dame Stolz.1@nd.edu

2:30 p.m.
Fibered WZW models and Lipsky's cocycle construction.
Matthew Ando*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(106455362) 
3:30 p.m.
Higher Categories and TQFTs.
Mark Feshbach, University of Minnesota
Alexander A Voronov*, University of Minnesota
(106457326) 
4:30 p.m.
On the extension of a TCFT to the boundary of the moduli space.
Alastair Hamilton*, Texas Tech University
(106455185)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis and Dynamical Systems, II
Room 311, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Laura DeMarco, University of Illinois at Chicago demarco@math.uic.edu
Jeffrey Diller, University of Notre Dame diller.1@nd.edu

2:30 p.m.
Semiparabolic implosion in $C^2$.
Eric Bedford*, Indiana University
(10643755) 
3:00 p.m.
Dynamical properties to solve a problem in group theory.
Julie Deserti*, Université Paris 7 / Indiana University
(10642049) 
3:30 p.m.
Degree growth of monomial maps.
JanLi Lin*, Department of Mathemmatics, Indiana University.
(10643740) 
4:00 p.m.
Degree growth of monomial maps.
Elizabeth Aino Rebecka Wulcan*, University of Michigan / Department of Mathematics
(10643745) 
4:30 p.m.
Degree growth of birational maps related to matrix inversions.
Tuyen Trung Truong*, Department of mathematics, Indiana University Bloomington, IN 47405
(106437174) 
5:00 p.m.
Linear Fractional Recurrences as Birational maps of 3space: Periodicities and pseudoautomorphisms of positive entropy.
Eric Bedford, Indiana University, Bloomington IN
Kyounghee Kim*, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL
(106437130)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Geometry and its Applications, III
Room 213, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame cao.7@nd.edu
Brian Smyth, University of Notre Dame smyth.1@nd.edu

2:30 p.m.
Volumes of nodal sets of Laplace eigenfunctions.
Steve Zelditch*, Northwestern University
(10643576) 
3:00 p.m.
Conformal, complex, and $p$harmonic geometry.
Shihshu Walter Wei*, The University of Oklahoma
(106453254) 
3:30 p.m.
Harmonic measures on laminations by locally symmetric spaces.
Chris Connell*, Indiana University
Matilde Martinez, Universidad de la Republica
(106453382) 
4:00 p.m.
Some NonRiemannian Curvatures In Finsler Geometry.
Zhongmin Shen*, Indiana Univ. Purdue Univ Indianapolis (IUPUI)
(106453125) 
4:30 p.m.
The *Ricci tensor for hypersurfaces in complex space forms.
Thomas A. Ivey, Department of Mathematics, College of Charleston, Charleston SC 29424
Patrick J Ryan*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University, Hamilton ON L8S4K1, Canada
(106453259) 
5:00 p.m.
Formtype equations on Kähler manifolds.
Damin Wu*, The Ohio State University
(106453107)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Computation, Analysis, Modeling in PDE and their Applications, II
Room 312, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Bei Hu, University of Notre Dame b1hu@nd.edu
Yongtao Zhang, University of Notre Dame zhang.103@nd.edu

2:30 p.m.
Noise attenuation and computational tools for biological systems.
Qing Nie*, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
(106492217) 
3:30 p.m.
A boundary integral method for simulating the dynamics of an epitaxial island.
Shuwang Li*, Department of Applied Mathematics, Il linois Institute of Technology,Chicago
(10646541) 
4:30 p.m.
Robustness of Pattern Formation in Development.
Hans G Othmer*, School of Mathematics University of Minnesota
(10643547)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Computational Electromagnetics and Acoustics, I
Room 313, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
David Peter Nicholls, University of Illinois at Chicago nicholls@math.uic.edu

2:30 p.m.
HighOrder Integral Equations Methods for HighFrequency Scattering by Diffraction Gratings.
David Nicholls*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Reitich Fernando, University of Minnesota
(106465180) 
3:00 p.m.
An efficient highorder timeintegration method based on Krylov appraoximations for electromagnetic modeling.
Misun Min*, Argonne National Laboratory
Paul Fischer, Argonne National Laboratory
(106465350) 
3:30 p.m.
High Order Solvers for Large Driven Wire Arrays.
Michael C Haslam*, York University
(106478378) 
4:00 p.m.
Complete Radiation Boundary Conditions on Rectangular Domains.
Thomas Hagstrom*, Southern Methodist University
Seungil Kim, Southern Methodist University
Kurt Stein, Southern Methodist University
Timothy Warburton, Rice University
(106465354)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Hypergraphs, III
Room 119, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
David Galvin, University of Notre Dame David.Galvin.12@nd.edu
Hemanshu Kaul, Illinois Institute of Technology kaul@math.iit.edu

2:30 p.m.
The Structure of Typical Hypergraphs with Local Constraints.
Jozsef Balogh, UIUC
Dhruv Mubayi*, UIC
(106405182) 
3:00 p.m.
Hypergraph independent sets.
Jonathan Cutler*, Montclair State University
A. J. Radcliffe, University of NebraskaLincoln
(106405161) 
3:30 p.m.
Detachments of Amalgamated 3uniform Hypergraphs.
Amin Bahmanian*, Auburn University
(10640519) 
4:00 p.m.
Set systems without a strong simples.
Tao Jiang, Miami University
Oleg Pikhurko, Carnegie Mellon University
Zelealem B Yilma*, Carnegie Mellon University
(106405159) 
4:30 p.m.
Online Ramsey Games for Triangles in Random Graphs.
Jane V. Butterfield*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
József Balogh, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(106405214) 
5:00 p.m.
On the ChvatalErdos triangle game.
Jozsef Balogh*, University of Illinois at UC, UCSD
Wojtek Samotij, UIUC, University of Tel Aviv, Israel
(106405186)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Applications of Stochastic Processes in Cell Biology, II
Room 319, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Peter Thomas, Case Western University pjt9@case.edu

2:30 p.m.
Macroscopic model of selfpropelled bacteria swarming with regular reversals.
Mark Alber*, Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, University of Notre Dame
Pavel Lushnikov, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico
Richard Gejji, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, The Ohio State University
(10649244) 
3:30 p.m.
Gradient Sensing as a Statistical Estimation Problem: Comparison with Experimental Data.
Peter J Thomas*, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Mathematics
Stephen J Fleming, Case Western Reserve University
(106492380) 
4:00 p.m.
Information Processing by the \em{ E. coli} Chemotaxis Network.
Sima Setayeshgar*, Department of Physics, Indiana University, Bloomington
Lin Wang, Department of Physics, Indiana University, Bloomington
(106492399) 
4:30 p.m.
Fluctuations and stability in front propagation.
Leonard M Sander*, Physics Dept., University of Michigan
(106492366)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on The Geometry of Submanifolds, II
Room 217, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Yun Myung Oh, Andrews University ohy@andrews.edu
Mihaela Vajiac, Chapman University mbvajiac@chapman.edu
Ivko Dimitric, Pennsylvania State University imd1@psu.edu

2:30 p.m.
A global result for the Bonnet problem.
Gary R Jensen*, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri
Emilio Musso, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
(106453193) 
3:00 p.m.
Bjorling problem for timelike surfaces in the LorentzMinkowski space.
Martha P. Dussan Angulo*, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Departamento de Matematica IME. Sao Paulo, S.P.
(10645165) 
3:30 p.m.
Minimal submanifolds, $p$harmonic maps, and geometric flows.
Shihshu Walter Wei*, The University of Oklahoma
(106453257) 
4:00 p.m.
Geometric Inequalities on Manifolds with Applications.
Shihshu Walter Wei, University of Oklahoma
Ye Li*, University of Oklahoma
(106453227) 
4:30 p.m.
Geometry of Bicomplex Spaces.
Mihaela B Vajiac*, Chapman University
(106453387)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic, Groups and Geometry, II
Room 310, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Jordan Ellenberg, University of Wisconsin ellenber@math.wisc.edu
Michael Larsen, Indiana University larsen@math.indiana.edu

2:30 p.m.
Cohomology of arithmetic groups.
Kevin Wortman*, University of Utah
Mladen Bestvina, University of Utah
Alex Eskin, University of Chicago
(106420283) 
3:30 p.m.
Representation stability, configuration spaces, and points over finite fields.
Thomas Church*, University of Chicago
(106457372) 
4:00 p.m.
Discussion Putnam 
5:00 p.m.
Cohomology of Bianchi groups with coefficients in $Sym^n (\mathbb{C}^2)$.
Seyfi Turkelli*, Postdoc at University of GeorgiaAthens
(106411114)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Rigidity, III
Room 209, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
David Fisher, Indiana University fisherdm@indiana.edu
Ralf Spatzier, University of Michigan spatzier@umich.edu

2:30 p.m.
Positively curved manifolds with large conjugate radius.
Benjamin Schmidt*, Michigan State University
(10645125) 
3:30 p.m.
Homomorphisms between mapping class groups.
Javier Aramayona, National University of Ireland
Juan Souto*, University of Michigan
(10642051) 
4:30 p.m.
Weakly commensurable arithmetic groups and isospectral locally symmetric spaces.
Gopal Prasad*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(106422153)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Group Actions on Affine Varieties, III
Room 118, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Harm Derksen, University of Michigan hderksen@umich.edu
Gene Freudenburg, University of Western Michigan gene.freudenburg@wmich.edu

2:30 p.m.
Universal enveloping algebras and universal derivations of Poisson algebras.
Ualbai Umirbaev*, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University
(106416356) 
3:00 p.m.
Wildness of polynomial automorphisms in three variables.
Shigeru Kuroda*, Department of Mathematics and Information Sciences, Tokyo Metropolitan University
(106413148) 
3:30 p.m.
Twin triangular derivations revisited Part 1.
Adrien Dubouloz, Université de Bourgogne
David R Finston*, New Mexico State University
(106414242) 
4:00 p.m.
Twin triangular derivations revisited Part 2.
Adrien Dubouloz*, CNRS, Institut de Mathematiques de Bourgogne
David Finston, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(106414322) 
4:30 p.m.
The Essential Dimension of the Moduli Stack of Vector Bundles over a Curve.
Nicole Marie Lemire*, University of Western Ontario
Ajneet Dhillon, University of Western Ontario
Indranil Biswas, Tata Institute
(106414296)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Its Interactions with Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 208, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Claudia Polini, University of Notre Dame cpolini@nd.edu
Alberto Corso, University of Kentucky corso@ms.uky.edu
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University ulrich@math.purdue.edu

2:30 p.m.
Wild Hypersurfaces.
Andrew Crabbe, Syracuse University
Graham J Leuschke*, Syracuse University
(106413341) 
3:00 p.m.
Poset Structures in BoijSöderberg Theory: I  Modules with pure resolution.
Christine Berkesch, Stockholm University
Daniel Erman*, Stanford University
Manoj Kummini, Purdue University
Steven V Sam, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(10641399) 
3:30 p.m.
Poset Structures in BoijSöderberg Theory: II  Supernatural sheaves.
Christine Berkesch, Stockholm University
Daniel Erman, Stanford University
Manoj Kummini*, Purdue University
Steven V Sam, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(106414100) 
4:00 p.m.
An application of Chow groups to HilbertKunz functions.
CY. Jean Chan*, Central Michigan University
Kazuhiko Kurano, Meiji University, Japan
(106413317) 
4:30 p.m.
Associated Primes of Powers of Monomial Ideals.
Susan Morey*, Texas State University
(106413255) 
5:00 p.m.
The positivity of the first normalized Hilbert coefficients.
Shiro Goto, Meiji University
Jooyoun Hong*, Southern Connecticut State University
Mousumi Mandal, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
(106413258)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Hilbert Functions in Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Combinatorics, II
Room 138, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Fabrizio Zanello, Michigan Technological University fabrizio.zanello@gmail.com
Juan Migliore, University of Notre Dame juan.c.migliore.1@nd.edu
Uwe Nagel, University of Kentucky uwenagel@ms.uky.edu

2:30 p.m.
Face rings of complexes with singularities.
Ezra Miller, Duke University
Isabella Novik*, University of Washington , Seattle
Ed Swartz, Cornell University
(106413116) 
3:00 p.m.
Borel ideals via Borel generators, I.
Christopher A Francisco, Oklahoma State University
Jeff Mermin*, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig, University of Kansas
(106413337) 
3:30 p.m.
Borel Ideals Via Borel Generators II.
Jay Schweig*, University of Kansas
Christopher Francisco, Oklahoma State University
Jeffrey Mermin, Oklahoma State University
(106413361) 
4:00 p.m.
Depth of Edge Rings Arising from Finite Graphs.
Takayuki Hibi, Osaka University
Akihiro Higashitani, Osaka University
Kyouko Kimura, Shizuoka University
Augustine B. O'Keefe*, Tulane University
(106413240) 
4:30 p.m.
Updown numbers and the initial monomials of the slope variety.
Jeremy L Martin*, University of Kansas
Jennifer D Wagner, Washburn University
(106405162) 
5:00 p.m.
The unimodality of pure Osequences of type three in three variables.
Bernadette M Boyle*, University of Notre Dame
(106413256)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Characters, III
Room 116, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
James P. Cossey, University of Akron cossey@uakron.edu
Mark Lewis, Kent State University lewis@math.kent.edu

2:30 p.m.
Brauer's height zero conjecture for the 2blocks of maximal defect.
Gabriel Navarro, Universitat de València, València, Spain
Pham Huu Tiep*, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
(10642062) 
3:00 p.m.
Rational defect groups and 2rational characters.
David H. Gluck*, Wayne State University
(10642012) 
3:30 p.m.
Integral representations of defect groups, and irreducible character heights.
Michael Aaron Geline*, Northern Illinois University
(106420135) 
4:00 p.m.
Explicit Shintani lifting from finite unitary groups to general linear groups.
Nathaniel Thiem*, University of Colorado at Boulder
C R Vinroot, College of William and Mary
(106420222) 
4:30 p.m.
Strong reality properties of normalizers of parabolic subgroups in finite Coxeter groups.
Klaus Lux, University of Arizona
Amanda Schaeffer, University of Arizona
C. Ryan Vinroot*, College of William and Mary
(106420250) 
5:00 p.m.
Normally serially monomial $p$groups.
Tim Bonner*, Texas State University  San Marcos
(106420313)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Interdisciplinary Session on Deterministic and Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 320, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Nathan GlattHoltz, Indiana University negh@indiana.edu
Vlad Vicol, University of Chicago vicol@math.uchicago.edu

2:30 p.m.
Active Scalar Equations and a Geodynamo Model.
Susan Friedlander*, University of Southern California
Vlad Vicol, University of Chicago
(106435310) 
3:00 p.m.
Attractor Dimension Estimates for 2D Boussinesque System with Low Fractional Dissipation.
Ning Ju*, Oklahoma State University
(106437395) 
3:30 p.m.
The defocusing cubic energysupercritical nonlinear wave equation in dimensions six and higher.
Aynur Bulut*, University of Texas at Austin
(106435253) 
4:00 p.m.
On scaling laws of fully developed turbulence.
Roman Shvydkoy*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(106476355) 
4:30 p.m.
Existence of solutions to Boundary Value Problems for Smectic Liquid Crystals.
Jinhae Park*, Seoul National University, South Korea
(106435339)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Quasigroups, Loops, and Nonassociative Division Algebras, III
Room 117, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Clifton E. Ealy, Western Michigan University clifton.e.ealy@wmich.edu
Stephen Gagola, III, Bowling Green State University sgagola@bgsu.edu
Julia Knight, University of Notre Dame knight.1@nd.edu
J. D. Phillips, Northern Michigan University jophilli@nmu.edu
Petr Vojtechovsky, University of Denver petr@math.du.edu

2:30 p.m.
Complete Mappings of Finite Moufang Loops.
J Kyle Pula*, University of Denver
(10642087) 
3:00 p.m.
Moufang loops of odd order $pq^4$.
Andrew Rajah*, School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Wing Loon Chee, School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
(106420398) 
3:30 p.m.
The existence of strong complete mappings of finite groups.
Anthony B Evans*, Dept. of Math. and Stat./Wright State University
(106420263) 
4:00 p.m.
Integral Octonions, Octonion XYProduct, and the Leech Lattice.
Geoffrey M Dixon*, Durham, NH
(106417155) 
4:30 p.m.
Boolean and Profinite Loops.
Peter Plaumann*, Universität Erlangen, Germany
Wolfgang Herfort, Technische Universität Wien, Austria
(106420147) 
5:00 p.m.
The structure of free Moufang Aloops.
Liudmila Sabinina*, UAEM, Cuernavaca, Mexico
Alexander Grishkov, USP, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Peter Plaumann, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
(106420146)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Evolution Equations, II
Room 318, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Alex Himonas, University of Notre Dame himonas.1@nd.edu
Gerard Misiolek, University of Notre Dame Gerard.Misiolek.1@nd.edu

2:30 p.m.
Damping in Hyperbolic Equations with Parabolic Degeneracy.
Katarzyna Saxton, Loyola University, New Orleans, LA
Ralph Saxton*, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
(106435351) 
3:00 p.m.
The motion and geometry of whips and chains.
Stephen C. Preston*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(106435401) 
3:30 p.m.
On the Cauchy Problem for the Hyperelastic Rod Equation.
David Karapetyan*, University of Notre Dame
(106435245) 
4:00 p.m.
Energy arguments for a semilinear Skyrme model.
Dan Andrei Geba*, Department of Mathematics, University of Rochester
(106435151) 
4:30 p.m.
The Cubic Schrodinger Equation with a Periodic Delta Interaction: Existence and Stability of Periodic Standing Wave.
Jaime Angulo Pava*, Department of Mathematics, IMEUSP
Gustavo Ponce, Department of Mathematics, University of California/Santa Barbara
(10643527)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory and Physics, III
Room 215, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Adrian Clingher, University of Missouri St. Louis clinghera@umsl.edu
Charles Doran, University of Alberta doran@math.ualberta.ca
Shabnam N. Kadir, Wilhelm Leibniz Universitat kadir@math.unihannover.de
Rolf Schimmrigk, Indiana University rschimmr@iusb.edu

2:30 p.m.
Quantum Statistical Mechanics, Lseries and Anabelian Geometry.
Gunther Cornelissen, University of Utrecht
Matilde Marcolli*, Caltech
(106411188) 
3:30 p.m.
Ribbon Graphs and Mirror Symmetry II.
Eric Zaslow*, Northwestern University
(10645564) 
4:30 p.m.
Some remarks on the Verlinde Algebra.
Igor Kriz*, University of Michigan
(106455212)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Topological Combinatorics, II
Room 129, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
John Shareshian, Washington University shareshi@math.wustl.edu
Bridget Tenner, DePaul University bridget@math.depaul.edu

2:30 p.m.
Chains of modular elements and shellability.
Russ Woodroofe*, Washington University in St. Louis
(106405406) 
3:00 p.m.
Mask formulas for KazhdanLusztig polynomials.
Brant Jones*, James Madison University
Alexander Woo, St. Olaf College
(106405352) 
3:30 p.m.
Pattern characterization of rationally smooth affine Schubert varieties of type A.
Andrew Crites*, University of Washington
Sara Billey, University of Washington
(10640595) 
4:00 p.m.
Cointerval Simplicial Complexes and Ordered Hom Complexes.
Steven Klee*, UC Davis
Benjamin Braun, University of Kentucky
Jonathan Browder, University of Washington
(106405333) 
4:30 p.m.
Face Numbers of CohenMacaulay Flag Complexes.
Jonathan Browder*, University of Washington
(106405189) 
5:00 p.m.
Poset pinball and cohomology rings.
Julianna Tymoczko*, University of Iowa
(106405198)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday November 6, 2010, 2:30 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, II
Room 140, DeBartolo Hall

2:30 p.m.
Singular Perturbation and Bifurcation of Transition Layers in Inhomogeneous Media.
Chaoqun Huang*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
Aaron Nung Kwan Yip, Purdue University, Department of Mathematics
(10643559) 
2:45 p.m.
A Generalization of the FujisawaKuh Global Inversion Theorem.
E Cabral Balreira*, Trinity University
(10645815) 
3:00 p.m.
Continuous Symmetry of the Wedge and Other Shapes.
Dennis Glenn Collins*, Winamac, IN or University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (retired)
(106451167) 
3:15 p.m.
A note of quasistatic thermal deflection in a thin circular plate.
Kishor Ramrao Gaikwad*, Dept. of Mathematics, Savitribai Phule Womens Engineering College, Aurangabad431004, Maharashtra, India.
Kirtiwant P Ghadle, Dept. of Mathematics, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad431004, Maharashtra, India.
(106480251) 
3:30 p.m.
Classification of Onesided Incompressible Surfaces in Two Infinite Families of Seifert Fibered Spaces.
Zhenyi Liu*, Schaumburg, IL (Recent graduate of Oklahoma State University)
(106457277) 
3:45 p.m.
Model Selection for an Outbreak of Influenza in a Boarding School.
Alex Capaldi*, Valparaiso University
(106492312) 
4:00 p.m.
Results from a Groebner Basis Study in Gait Analysis.
Kimberly D Kendricks*, Central State University
Ronald F Tuttle, Air Force Institute of Technology
Adam M Fullenkamp, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base
(106492346) 
4:15 p.m.
Hyperbolic Invariants for Collective Dynamics of Massive Data Sets of TimeSeries.
Adel Ardalan*, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Hesam Dashti, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
James Driver, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Larry Rolen, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
Amir Assadi, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
(106400152) 
4:30 p.m.
Division algebra technology for supersymmetric physics.
John Huerta*, University of California, Riverside
John C. Baez, University of California, Riverside
(106417402)

2:30 p.m.
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