# AMS Sectional Meeting Invited Addresses

Current as of Sunday, October 17, 2010 00:33:02

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### 2010 Fall Western Section Meeting

Los Angeles, CA, October 9-10, 2010 (Saturday - Sunday)

Meeting #1063

Associate secretaries:

**Michel L Lapidus**, AMS

lapidus@math.ucr.edu,

lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu

Links to abstracts will be available approximately one
week (for sectional meetings) to four weeks (for national
meetings) after the abstracts deadline.

#### Invited Addresses

**Cristopher Moore**, University of New Mexico and the Santa Fe Institute, *Phase transitions in NP-complete problems: A challenge for probability, combinatorics, and computer science.*
**Stanley J. Osher**, University of California Los Angeles, *New algorithms in information science.*
**Terence Tao**, University of California Los Angeles, *The cosmic distance ladder.* (Einstein Public Lecture in Mathematics)
**Melanie Matchett Wood**, Stanford University, *Moduli spaces for rings and ideals.*

Inquiries: meet@ams.org