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2006 Spring Central Sectional Meeting
Notre Dame, IN, April 89, 2006
Meeting #1016
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
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Saturday April 8, 2006

Saturday April 8, 2006, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
First Floor, McKenna Hall

Saturday April 8, 2006, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
First Floor, McKenna Hall

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Geometry of Nonlinear Evolution Equations, I
Room 136, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Alexandrou A. Himonas, University of Notre Dame himonas.1@nd.edu
Gerard K. Misiolek, University of Notre Dame misiolek.1@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Stochastic Korovkin Theory given quantitatively.
George A Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
(10164146)

8:30 a.m.
A new integrable equation with multipeaks solitons and tiny solitons.
Zhijun Qiao*, UTPA
(10163554)

9:00 a.m.
Friedrichs Meets Zakharov.
D. H. Sattinger*, Yale University, New Haven, CT.
Boris Kolev, C.M.I. Unversite de Provence
(10163573)

9:30 a.m.
Nonuniform dependence on initial data for a family of nonlinear evolution equations.
Erika A Olson*, University of Notre Dame
(10163564)

10:00 a.m.
The HunterSaxton Equation: A Geometric Approach.
Jonatan Lenells*, Lund University, Sweden
(101635128)

10:30 a.m.
On quadratic derivative Schr\"odinger equations.
Atanas Stefanov*, University of Kansas
(101635158)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Biology, I
Room 116, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Mark Alber, University of Notre Dame malber@nd.edu
Bei Hu, University of Notre Dame b1hu@nd.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Water Waves, I
Room 119, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
David Nicholls, University of Illinois at Chicago nicholls@math.uic.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, I
Room 138, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Mark S. Alber, University of Notre Dame malber@nd.edu
Pavel Lushnikov, University of Notre Dame lushnikov.1@nd.edu
Ildar Gabotiv, University of Arizona gabitov@math.arizona.edu
Vladimir E. Zakharov, University of Arizona zakharov@math.arizona.edu

8:30 a.m.
Caustic Curves for the $N$Soliton.
Peter D Miller*, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
(101635302)

9:00 a.m.
Modulational instability for standing waves solutions to a periodic nonlinear Schrodinger equation.
Jared C Bronski*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
Zoi Rapti, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
(101635241)

9:30 a.m.
On classification of integrable nonevolutionary equations.
Vladimir S. Novikov*, Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Kent, UK
Alexander Mikhailov, School of Mathematics, University of Leeds, UK
Jing Ping Wang, Institute of Mathematics, Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Kent, UK
(10163576)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Discrete Systems.
Serguei Novikov*, University of Maryland
(101635326)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, PDE and Geometric Function Theory, I
Room 141, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
John L. Lewis, University of Kentucky
Steve C. Hofmann, University of Missouri hofmann@math.missouri.edu

8:30 a.m.
Homogeneous polynomials that are coercive sums of squares.
Gregory Verchota*, Syracuse University
(101635211)

9:00 a.m.
Mixed boundary value problem of Laplace equation in bounded Lipschitz domains.
TongKeun Chang*, Lexington Kentuky
(101635165)

9:30 a.m.
Estimates for Green potentials on Sobolev spaces.
Dorina Mitrea*, University of MissouriColumbia
(10163598)

10:00 a.m.
The $L^p$ Dirichlet Problem and a $p$Square Function.
S Petermichl*, University of Texas, Austin
M Dindos, University of Edinburgh
J Pipher, Brown University
(101635218)

10:30 a.m.
Nonuniqueness in a free boundary problem.
Bj\"{o}rn I. Bennewitz*, University of Kentucky
(101635229)

11:00 a.m.
Hardy and BMO spaces associated to divergence form elliptic operators.
Svitlana Mayboroda*, The Ohio State University
Steve Hofmann, University of Missouri at Columbia
(10164287)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Methods and Heat Kernels in Harmonic Analysis and Quantization Theory, I
Room 140, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Brian Hall, University of Notre Dame bhall@nd.edu
William Kirwin, University of Notre Dame wkirwin@nd.edu

8:30 a.m.
An inversion formula for the SegalBargmann transform on a symmetric space of noncompact type.
Matthew B Stenzel*, Ohio State University, Newark Campus
(101643292)

9:00 a.m.
Proportionality at the level of heat operators.
Robert J Stanton*, Ohio State University
(101622276)

9:30 a.m.
The heat kernel on the symmetric space ${\bf SL}(n,{\bf F})/{\bf SU}(n,{\bf F})$.
P. Sawyer*, Laurentian University, Sudbury, Canada
(101643291)

10:00 a.m.
Holomorphic Methods, Highest Weight Representations, and Special Functions.
Mark G. Davidson*, Louisiana State University
(101643232)

10:30 a.m.
The SegalBargmann transform for the heat equation associated with root systems and symmetric spaces.
Gestur Olafsson*, Louisiana State University
Henrik Schlichtkrull, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
(101643190)

11:00 a.m.
Complexifications of symmetric spaces.
Richard Keith Hind*, University of Notre Dame
Dan Burns, University of Michigan
(101632283)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Topology and Physics, I
Room 102, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Stephan A. Stolz, University of Notre Dame stolz.1@nd.edu
Bruce Williams, University of Notre Dame williams.4@nd.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 213, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Alberto Corso, University of Kentucky corso@ms.uky.edu
Claudia Polini, University of Notre Dame cpolini@nd.edu
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University ulrich@math.purdue.edu

8:30 a.m.
Hochschild cohomology and Gorenstein algebras.
Luchezar L. Avramov*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Srikanth Iyengar, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(101613151)

9:00 a.m.
The image of the Chern class map for singular varieties.
Donu Arapura*, Purdue University
(101614160)

9:30 a.m.
The core of ideals.
Louiza Fouli*, Purdue University
(101613262)

10:00 a.m.
The resolution of the Frobenius module.
Andrew R. Kustin*, University of South Carolina
Claudia Miller, Syracuse University
Adela Vraciu, University of South Carolina
(101613236)

10:30 a.m.
Polar syzygies and unirational algebras.
Aron Simis*, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco
(101613154)

11:00 a.m.
Some thoughts on the jacobian conjecture.
Shreeram S Abhyankar*, Purdue University
(101612103)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, I
Room 214, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Scott T. Parsell, Butler University sparsell@butler.edu
Jonathan P. Sorenson, Butler University sorenson@butler.edu

8:30 a.m.
Exceptional sets in short intervals.
A V Kumchev*, Towson University
(101611268)

9:00 a.m.
Systems of many diagonal forms of different degrees over $p$adic fields.
Michael P. Knapp*, Loyola College
(101611317)

9:30 a.m.
On the Diophantine equation $x! + 1 = y^2$.
Alain Togbe*, Purdue University North Central
(101611202)

10:00 a.m.
Uniform Distributions on the Natural Numbers.
Oliver Schirokauer*, Department of Mathematics, Oberlin College
Joseph B. Kadane, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University
(101660226)

10:30 a.m.
Congruences for $r_s(n)$ modulo $2s$.
Samuel S Wagstaff*, Purdue University Computer Science and CERIAS
(10161110)

11:00 a.m.
Some Remarks Concerning NUCOMP.
Reginald E Sawilla, University of Calgary
Hugh C Williams*, University of Calgary
(101611250)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on PDEs and Geometric Analysis, I
Room 131, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Matt Gursky, University of Notre Dame gursky.1@nd.edu
Qing Han, University of Notre Dame Qing.Han.7@nd.edu

8:30 a.m.
Dehn Filling and Asymptotically Hyperbolic Einstein manifolds.
Gordon Craig*, Bishop's University
(101653135)

9:05 a.m.
Heat flow of biharmonic maps in dimension four and its application.
Changyou Wang*, Department of Mathematics, University of Kentucky
(101635170)

9:40 a.m.
Isometric embedding of negatively curved surfaces in Minkowski space.
Bo Guan*, Department of Mathematics, Ohio State University
(101635310)

10:15 a.m.
Sharp Integral Inequalities for harmonic functions.
Fengbo Hang, Michigan State University & Princeton University
Xiaodong Wang, Michigan State University
Xiaodong Yan*, Michigan State University
(101635266)

10:50 a.m.
On Geometric and Energetic Criteria for the Regularity of the Free Boundary in an Obstacletype Problem.
Arshak Petrosyan*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
Henrik Shahgholian, Department of Mathematics, Royal Institute of Technology
(101635287)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 210, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Juan C. Migliore, University of Notre Dame migliore.1@nd.edu
Uwe R. Nagel, University of Kentucky uwenagel@ms.uky.edu

8:30 a.m.
Isomorphisms of Complete Local Rings.
Steven Dale Cutkosky, University of Missouri Columbia
Hema Srinivasan*, University of Missouri Columbia
(101614281)

9:00 a.m.
Toric varieties as fine moduli spaces.
Gregory G Smith*, Queen's University
Alastair Craw, Stony Brook University
(101614246)

9:30 a.m.
Minimal Betti numbers for squarefree monomial ideals.
Christopher Dodd, University of Chicago
Andrew Marks, Pacific Union College
Victor Meyerson, California Polytechnic State University
Ben Richert*, California State Polytechnic University
(101613298)

10:00 a.m.
My viewpoint on a particular case of the Multiplicity Conjecture.
Fabrizio Zanello*, Department of Mathematics, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden
(10161356)

10:30 a.m.
The degree lexicographic generic initial ideal of a smooth integral curve in projective space.
Jeaman Ahn*, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
(101614235)

11:00 a.m.
Some Ideals with Large Projective Dimension.
Giulio Caviglia*, University of California, Berkeley
Manoj Kummini, University of Kansas
(101613325)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Developments and Applications in Differential Geometry, I
Room 208, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame Jianguo.Cao.7@nd.edu
Xiaobo Liu, University of Notre Dame Xiaobo.Liu.43@nd.edu
Brian Smyth, University of Notre Dame Brian.B.Smyth.1@nd.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, I
Room 126, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, State University of New York at New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables, I
Room 129, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Nancy K. Stanton, University of Notre Dame stanton.1@nd.edu
Jeffrey A. Diller, University of Notre Dame diller.1@nd.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Model Theory and Computability, I
Room 155, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Steven Allen Buechler, University of Notre Dame Steven.A.Buechler.1@nd.edu
Julia Knight, University of Notre Dame knight.1@nd.edu
Steffen Lempp, University of Wisconsin lempp@math.wisc.edu
Sergei Starchenko, University of Notre Dame starchenko.1@nd.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures of Exactly Solvable Models, I
Room 209, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Michael Gekhtman, University of Notre Dame gekhtman.1@nd.edu
Mikhail Shapiro, Michigan State University mshapiro@math.msu.edu
Alexander Stolin, University of Gothenburg astolin@math.chalmers.se

8:30 a.m.
CMV: the unitary analogue of Jacobi matrices.
Rowan Killip, UCLA
Irina Nenciu*, Institute for Advanced Study
(101615267)

9:00 a.m.
The Tetrahedron algebra, the Onsager algebra, and the $\mathfrak{sl}_2$ loop algebra.
Brian Hartwig, University of Wisconsin
Paul M Terwilliger*, University of Wisconsin
(101617139)

9:30 a.m.
The algebra of differential operators going with a family of matrix valued orthogonal polynomials.
Mirta Castro, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
F. Alberto Grunbaum*, UC Berkeley, Math Dept
(101616120)

10:00 a.m.
Representations of Integrable Geodesic Flows on Manifolds.
Anthony M Bloch*, University of Michigan
(101634136)

10:30 a.m.
The B.~and~M.\,Shapiro conjecture and the Bethe ansatz.
E. Mukhin, IUPUI
V. Tarasov*, IUPUI
A. Varchenko, UNC, Chapel Hill
(101614219)

11:00 a.m.
Vertex Algebras with Hopf Symmetry.
Maarten Bergvelt*, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(101617166)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Numerical Solution of Polynomial Systems, I
Room 118, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Christopher S. Peterson, Colorado State University peterson@math.colostate.edu
Andrew J. Sommese, University of Notre Dame Sommese@nd.edu

9:00 a.m.
Adaptive Multiprecision Path Tracking.
Charles W. Wampler*, General Motors R&D Center
Daniel J. Bates, University of Notre Dame
Andrew J. Sommese, University of Notre Dame
(101665223)

9:30 a.m.
Using Bertini.
Daniel J. Bates*, University of Notre Dame
Andrew J. Sommese, University of Notre Dame
Charles W. Wampler, General Motors Research & Development
(101668214)

10:00 a.m.
Parallel Homotopy Algorithms to Solve Polynomial Systems.
Anton Leykin, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jan Verschelde*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Yan Zhuang, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101665205)

10:30 a.m.
Towards a local isolation test.
Anton Leykin*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101665258)

11:00 a.m.
Finding All Real Solutions of Polynomial Systems.
Ye Lu*, University of Notre Dame
Andrew J. Sommese, University of Notre Dame
Charles W. Wampler, GM
Danial J. Bates, University of Notre Dame
(10161469)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 9:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers
Room 217, DeBartolo Hall

8:45 a.m.
Zhuangzi: A New Algorithm for Solving Multivariable Polynomial Equations over a Finite Field.
Jintai Ding*, Dept. Math. Sci., University of Cincinnati
Dieter Schmidt, Dept of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Scienecs, U. of Cincinnati
Jason Gower, Dept. Math. Sci., University of Cincinnati
(10161419)

9:00 a.m.
A Radial Continuum Equation for Threedimensional Rough Surface Growth.
Eric W Kuennen*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(101682144)

9:15 a.m.
Constructing Minimal Surfaces via Automorphic Functions.
O. Michael Melko*, Northern State University
(10165342)

9:30 a.m.
LongTime Asymptotics of the Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation Shock Problem.
Robert J. Buckingham*, University of Michigan
Stephanos Venakides, Duke University
(101635295)

9:45 a.m.
A Nonlinear GibbsType Phenomenon For the Defocusing Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equation.
Jeffery C DiFranco*, University of Michigan
(101635293)

10:00 a.m.
Exact Solution of the SixVertex Model with Domain Wall Boundary Condition. Disordered Phase.
Vladimir Fokin*, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
(101633248)

10:15 a.m.
Nonsymmetric Jacobi and Wilson polynomials.
Genkai Zhang*, Chalmers Univ. of Tech. and Gothenburg Univ.
(101633331)

10:30 a.m.
Equations of Symmetric Images of Plane Curves with Respect to a Straight Line.
Elan Y. Ding*, Oak Grove High School
Jiu Ding, University of Southern Mississippi
(101697175)

10:45 a.m.
Wild sets in the Gaussian field.
Marius Somodi*, University of Northern Iowa
(101611186)

11:00 a.m.
The solution of one very old problem in transcendental numbers theory.
Jaykov Foukzon*, Israel Institution of Technology
(10161108)

11:15 a.m.
Topics on The Spectral Properties Of Weighted Non Selfadjoint Elliptic Of Differential Operators.
Ali Sameripour*, Iran, Khoram Abad
(10164747)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, I
Room 207, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Francois Ledrappier, University of Notre Dame fledrapp@nd.edu
Amie Wilkinson, Northwestern University amw73024@northwestern.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 9:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Representation Theory, I
Room 215, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Sam Evens, University of Notre Dame sevens@nd.edu
JiuKang Yu, Purdue University jyu@math.purdue.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 11:40 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Invited Address
Finite element exterior calculus and its applications.
Room 101, DeBartolo Hall
Douglas N. Arnold*, Institute for Math and Applications, University of Minnesota
(10166501)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Modular forms and special values of Lfunctions.
Room 101, DeBartolo Hall
Christopher M. Skinner*, University of Michigan
(10161102)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, II
Room 207, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Francois Ledrappier, University of Notre Dame fledrapp@nd.edu
Amie Wilkinson, Northwestern University amw73024@northwestern.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Biology, II
Room 116, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Mark Alber, University of Notre Dame malber@nd.edu
Bei Hu, University of Notre Dame b1hu@nd.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, II
Room 138, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Mark S. Alber, University of Notre Dame malber@nd.edu
Pavel Lushnikov, University of Notre Dame lushnikov.1@nd.edu
Ildar Gabotiv, University of Arizona gabitov@math.arizona.edu
Vladimir E. Zakharov, University of Arizona zakharov@math.arizona.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, PDE and Geometric Function Theory, II
Room 141, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
John L. Lewis, University of Kentucky
Steve C. Hofmann, University of Missouri hofmann@math.missouri.edu

3:00 p.m.
Improved Painlev\'{e} removability for planar quasiregular mappings.
Kari Astala, University of Helsinki, Finland
Albert Clop, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Joan Mateu, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Joan Orobitg, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Ignacio UriarteTuero*, University of Missouri at Columbia
(10163080)

3:30 p.m.
Regularity of the Inverse of Homeomorphism Sobolev Mappings.
Stanislav Hencl, Karlovy (Charles) University, Czech Republic
Pekka Koskela, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
Jani Onninen*, Syracuse University
(101649304)

4:00 p.m.
Convexity and the horizontal second fundamental form for graphs in Carnot groups.
Luca Capogna, University of Arkansas
Scott Pauls, Dartmouth College
Jeremy T Tyson*, University of Illinois
(101653320)

4:30 p.m.
On Mappings of Finite Energy.
Tadeusz Iwaniec*, Syracuse University
Jani Onninen, Syracuse University
(101649303)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on New Developments in Optimization, I
Room 117, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Leonid Faybusovich, University of Notre Dame leonid.faybusovich.1@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
The WienerHopf method in applications to optimal stopping problems in Finance and Economics.
Svetlana Boyarchenko, The University of Texas at Austin
Sergei Levendorskii*, The University of Texas at Austin
(10169044)

3:30 p.m.
Implementation of Infinite Dimensional Interior Point Method for Solving Multicriteria LinearQuadratic Control Problem.
L. Faybusovich, University of Notre Dame
T. Mouktonglang*, University of Notre Dame
T. Tsuchiya, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics
(10169349)

4:00 p.m.
Deterministic Global Optimization for Dynamic Systems.
Youdong Lin*, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Mark A Stadtherr, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
(10164985)

4:30 p.m.
Methods for Degenerate Optimization Problems with Rapid Local Convergence.
Olga Brezhneva*, Miami University, Ohio
Alexey Tret'yakov, University of Podlasie in Siedlce
(101649316)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Methods and Heat Kernels in Harmonic Analysis and Quantization Theory, II
Room 140, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Brian Hall, University of Notre Dame bhall@nd.edu
William Kirwin, University of Notre Dame wkirwin@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Quantization and Hermite type polynomials on bounded symmetric domains.
Genkai Zhang*, Dept. Math., CTH/GU, Gothenburg, Sweden
(10164335)

3:30 p.m.
The SegalBargmann transform for noncompact symmetric spaces.
Brian C. Hall, University of Notre Dame
Jeffrey J. Mitchell*, Robert Morris University
(101658145)

4:00 p.m.
Holomorphic Functions and Subelliptic Heat Kernels over Lie groups.
Bruce K Driver*, Department of Mathematics/ Univ. of CA. at San Diego
Laurent SaloffCoste, Department of Mathematics / Cornell University
Leonard Gross, Department of Mathematics / Cornell University
(101632201)

4:30 p.m.
The Bargmann transform and regularization of the $n=2,3,5$ dimensional Kepler problem.
Carlos VillegasBlas*, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
(10168148)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Representation Theory, II
Room 215, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Sam Evens, University of Notre Dame sevens@nd.edu
JiuKang Yu, Purdue University jyu@math.purdue.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Topology and Physics, II
Room 102, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Stephan A. Stolz, University of Notre Dame stolz.1@nd.edu
Bruce Williams, University of Notre Dame williams.4@nd.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Geometry of Nonlinear Evolution Equations, II
Room 136, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Alexandrou A. Himonas, University of Notre Dame himonas.1@nd.edu
Gerard K. Misiolek, University of Notre Dame misiolek.1@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Existence and Stability of Cnoidal Waves of Nonlinear Dispersive Wave Equations.
Hongqiu Chen*, University of Memphis
(101603149)

3:30 p.m.
Temporal asymptotics of the domain of spatial analyticity for the derivative Schr\"odinger equation.
Jerry L Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
Zoran Grujic*, University of Virginia
Henrik Kalisch, University of Bergen, Norway
(10163550)

4:00 p.m.
Fast soliton scattering by delta impurities.
Justin Holmer*, University of California, Berkeley
Jeremy Marzuola, University of California, Berkeley
Maciej Zworski, University of California, Berkeley
(101635159)

4:30 p.m.
On the regularity of the periodic mKdV equation.
Heather D. Hannah*, University of Notre Dame
(10163562)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 213, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Alberto Corso, University of Kentucky corso@ms.uky.edu
Claudia Polini, University of Notre Dame cpolini@nd.edu
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University ulrich@math.purdue.edu

3:00 p.m.
Indecomposable mixed modules of large rank.
Wolfgang Hassler, University of Graz
Ryan Karr, Honors College, Florida Atlantic University
Lee Klingler, Florida Atlantic University
Roger Wiegand*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(10161397)

3:30 p.m.
Poincare' duality algebras as rings of coinvariants.
Clarence W. Wilkerson*, Dept. Math., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907
(101613305)

4:00 p.m.
Coniveau and the Grothendieck group of varieties.
Donu Arapura, Department of Mathematics/Purdue University
SuJeong Kang*, Department of Mathematics/Purdue university
(101614182)

4:30 p.m.
Integral Closures of Modules and Hyperplane Sections.
Jooyoun Hong*, Purdue University
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University
(101613289)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, II
Room 214, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Scott T. Parsell, Butler University sparsell@butler.edu
Jonathan P. Sorenson, Butler University sorenson@butler.edu

3:00 p.m.
Numerical Results on Class Groups of Imaginary Quadratic Fields.
S. Ramachandran*, University of Calgary
M. J. Jacobson, University of Calgary
H. C. Williams, University of Calgary
(101611115)

3:30 p.m.
Improved Point Multiplication on Koblitz Curves Using Doublebase Expansions.
Andy Chan, University of Calgary
Vassil Dimitrov, University of Calgary
Laurent Imbert, Université Montpellier II
Michael Jacobson*, University of Calgary
(101611137)

4:00 p.m.
Real Hyperelliptic Curves, Part I: Theory and Algorithms.
Michael J Jacobson, University of Calgary
Renate Scheidler*, Centre for Information Security and Cryptography, University of Calgary
Andreas Stein, University of Wyoming
(101611252)

4:30 p.m.
Real Hyperelliptic Curves Part II: Algorithms and Application to Cryptography.
Andreas Stein*, University of Wyoming
Michael John Jacobson, University of Calgary
Renate Scheidler, University of Calgary
(101611150)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on PDEs and Geometric Analysis, II
Room 131, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Matt Gursky, University of Notre Dame gursky.1@nd.edu
Qing Han, University of Notre Dame Qing.Han.7@nd.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 210, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Juan C. Migliore, University of Notre Dame migliore.1@nd.edu
Uwe R. Nagel, University of Kentucky uwenagel@ms.uky.edu

3:00 p.m.
Resolutions of Edge and Facet Ideals.
Adam Van Tuyl*, Lakehead University
Huy Tai Ha, Tulane University
(10161368)

3:30 p.m.
Making a graph sequentially CohenMacaulay.
Christopher A. Francisco*, University of Missouri
Huy T\`ai H\`a, Tulane University
(10161355)

4:00 p.m.
Toroidalization of generating sequences in dimension two function fields.
H. Tai Ha*, Tulane University
L. Ghezzi, Florida International University
O. Kashcheyeva, University of Illinois in Chicago
(101614129)

4:30 p.m.
Harmonic algebraic curves and noncrossing partitions.
Jeremy L Martin*, University of Kansas
David Savitt, University of Arizona
Ted Singer, Scarsdale, NY
(10161460)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Developments and Applications in Differential Geometry, II
Room 208, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame Jianguo.Cao.7@nd.edu
Xiaobo Liu, University of Notre Dame Xiaobo.Liu.43@nd.edu
Brian Smyth, University of Notre Dame Brian.B.Smyth.1@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
GromovWitten Invariants via Deformations of Kahler Surfaces.
Thomas H Parker*, Michigan State University
Junho Lee, Michigan State University
(101658294)

3:30 p.m.
Classification of the singularities of Witten equation.
Huijun Fan*, School of Mathematical Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China
Tyler Jarvis, Department of Mathematics, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602
Yongbin Ruan, Department of Mathematics, University of WisconsinMadison, Madison, WI 53706
(10165399)

4:00 p.m.
Break

4:30 p.m.
Stringy Ktheory.
Takashi Kimura*, Boston University
(101653192)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, II
Room 126, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, State University of New York at New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables, II
Room 129, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Nancy K. Stanton, University of Notre Dame stanton.1@nd.edu
Jeffrey A. Diller, University of Notre Dame diller.1@nd.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Solution of Polynomial Systems, II
Room 118, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Christopher S. Peterson, Colorado State University peterson@math.colostate.edu
Andrew J. Sommese, University of Notre Dame Sommese@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
A survey of the mixed cell computation.
T.Y. Li*, Dept. of Math, Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI 48823
(101665191)

3:30 p.m.
Parallel implementation of the polyhedral homotopy method.
Jan Verschelde, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science,University of Illinois at Chicago
Yan Zhuang*, Department of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science,University of Illinois at Chicago
(101665237)

4:00 p.m.
Numerical Elimination for Solving Polynomial Systems.
Zhonggang Zeng*, Northeastern Illinois University
(101665278)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Model Theory and Computability, II
Room 155, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Steven Allen Buechler, University of Notre Dame Steven.A.Buechler.1@nd.edu
Julia Knight, University of Notre Dame knight.1@nd.edu
Steffen Lempp, University of Wisconsin lempp@math.wisc.edu
Sergei Starchenko, University of Notre Dame starchenko.1@nd.edu

Saturday April 8, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures of Exactly Solvable Models, II
Room 209, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Michael Gekhtman, University of Notre Dame gekhtman.1@nd.edu
Mikhail Shapiro, Michigan State University mshapiro@math.msu.edu
Alexander Stolin, University of Gothenburg astolin@math.chalmers.se

Saturday April 8, 2006, 5:10 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Erd\H os Memorial Lecture
Inhomogeneous random graphs.
Room 101, DeBartolo Hall
B\'ela Bollob\'as*, University of Memphis and Cambridge University
(10160006)

Saturday April 8, 2006, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Reception Hosted by the Department of Mathematics
First Floor, McKenna Hall
Sunday April 9, 2006

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
First Floor, McKenna Hall

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.11:35 a.m.
Special Session on New Developments in Optimization, II
Room 117, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Leonid Faybusovich, University of Notre Dame leonid.faybusovich.1@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Sparse solution recovery by L1minimization.
Yin Zhang*, Rice University
(10164933)

8:30 a.m.
Nonconvex problems and Symmetric relaxations.
Leonid Faybusovich*, University of Notre Dame
(10169089)

9:00 a.m.
Nonsmooth analysis and convex sets on smooth manifolds.
Yuri S. Ledyaev*, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University
(10164927)

9:30 a.m.
Generalized Matchings.
David Hartvigsen*, University of Notre Dame
(101605207)

10:00 a.m.
Sparse reconstruction from random Gaussian and Fourier measurements.
Mark Rudelson*, University of Missouri
Roman Vershynin, University of California, Davis
(101668176)

11:00 a.m.
Bilinear complementary conditions for the cone of positive polynomials.
Farid Alizadeh*, RUTCOR and MSIS Department, Rutgers University
Gabor Rudolf, RUTCOR, Rutgers University
Nilay Noyan, RUTCOR, Rutgers University
(101690106)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Methods and Heat Kernels in Harmonic Analysis and Quantization Theory, III
Room 140, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Brian Hall, University of Notre Dame bhall@nd.edu
William Kirwin, University of Notre Dame wkirwin@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Strong hypercontractivity for subharmonic functions.
Todd Kemp*, Cornell University
Piotr Graczyk, Universite d'Angers
JeanJacques Loeb, Universite d'Angers
(101646163)

8:30 a.m.
A deformation of quantum mechanics and its heat kernel.
Stephen Bruce Sontz*, Centro de Investigación en Matemáticas, A.C. (CIMAT)
(101681117)

9:00 a.m.
The Taylor Map for Complex Path Groups.
Matthew S. Cecil*, UCSD
(101660222)

9:30 a.m.
Levy processes in matrix Lie groups.
Maria Gordina*, Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut.
(101660126)

10:00 a.m.
ChernSimons theory in the (complexified) axial gauge and the Kontsevich integral.
Atle Hahn*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(101681322)

10:30 a.m.
Large N limit of 2D YangMills on the cylinder.
Steve Zelditch*, Johns Hopkins University
(101681124)

11:00 a.m.
An Infinite Dimensional Integral Identity for the SegalBargmann Transform.
Jeremy James Becnel*, Louisiana State University
Ambar N Sengupta, Louisiana State University
(10164625)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Geometry of Nonlinear Evolution Equations, III
Room 136, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Alexandrou A. Himonas, University of Notre Dame himonas.1@nd.edu
Gerard K. Misiolek, University of Notre Dame misiolek.1@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Geometric Boundary Conditions for a Constrained First Order Hyperbolic System of Differential Equations.
Nicolae Tarfulea*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University Calumet
(10163551)

8:30 a.m.
Some Infinite Energy Solutions to the Euler Equations.
Ralph Saxton*, Department of Mathematics/University of New Orleans
(101635327)

9:00 a.m.
Conjugate points on volumorphism groups.
Stephen C. Preston*, Stony Brook University
(10163570)

9:30 a.m.
Attractors for the viscous CamassaHolm equation.
Milena O. Stanislavova*, University of Kansas
Atanas G. Stefanov, University of Kansas
(10163553)

10:00 a.m.
Weakly nonlinear geometric optics for the incompressible Euler equations.
Roman Shvydkoy*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101676161)

10:30 a.m.
Solutions of mKdV in classes of functions unbounded at infinity.
Peter Topalov*, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
(101635109)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 213, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Alberto Corso, University of Kentucky corso@ms.uky.edu
Claudia Polini, University of Notre Dame cpolini@nd.edu
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University ulrich@math.purdue.edu

8:00 a.m.
Embedding modules of finite projective dimension.
Melvin Hochster*, Mathematics Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Yongwei Yao, Mathematics Department, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
(101613307)

8:30 a.m.
Ring extensions with trivial generic fiber.
William Heinzer, Purdue University
Christel Rotthaus, Michigan State University
Sylvia M Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(101613169)

9:00 a.m.
Annihilation of elements of local cohomology modules.
Anurag K. Singh*, University of Utah
(101613227)

9:30 a.m.
BuchsbaumRim multiplicity and HilbertSamuel multiplicities.
CY. Jean Chan*, University of Arkansas
JungChen Liu, National Taiwan Normal University
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University
(101613271)

10:00 a.m.
Matroids arising from certain closure operations on ideals.
Neil Epstein*, University of Michigan
(101613311)

10:30 a.m.
Resolution of singularities in characteristic zero.
Jaroslaw Wlodarczyk*, Purdue University
(101613220)

11:00 a.m.
Adjoint ideals.
L M. H. Ein*, Universityh of Illinois at Chicago
(101614153)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Developments and Applications in Differential Geometry, III
Room 208, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame Jianguo.Cao.7@nd.edu
Xiaobo Liu, University of Notre Dame Xiaobo.Liu.43@nd.edu
Brian Smyth, University of Notre Dame Brian.B.Smyth.1@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Characteristic Classes of Bad Orbifold Vector Bundles.
Christopher W Seaton*, Rhodes College
(101653157)

8:30 a.m.
Floer homology for Almost Hamiltonian Isotopies.
Christopher L. Saunders*, Westminster College
(10165317)

9:00 a.m.
Qcurvature functions for Ricci flat manifolds.
Yuxin Ge, Storrs, CT
Xingwang Xu*, Storrs, CT
(101658217)

9:30 a.m.
Break

10:00 a.m.
Associative submanifolds of a G2 Manifold.
Selman Akbulut*, Michigan State University
Sema Salur, Northwestern University
(101653264)

10:30 a.m.
Calibrated Geometries.
Sema Salur*, Northwestern University
(101653244)

11:00 a.m.
Characterizing Diffeomorphisms by the Topology of the Pullback of Hyperplane Foliations.
Eduardo Cabral Balreira*, University of Notre Dame
(101658100)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, III
Room 126, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, State University of New York at New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

8:00 a.m.
A qanalogue of Wigner's 9j symbols.
Mizan Rahman*, Carleton University
(101633330)

8:30 a.m.
Umemora polynomials associated to Painleve III .
Tewodros Amdeberhan*, Princeton Univ./Tulane Univ.
Doron Zeilberger, Rutgers University
(10163420)

9:00 a.m.
Fractional group operators and the classical special functions.
Loyal Durand*, Physics Department, University of WisconsinMadison
(101633105)

9:30 a.m.
Dilogarithms and fourbody atomic Coulomb interaction integrals for fully correlated exponential wavefunctions.
Frank E Harris*, Quantum Theory Project, University of Florida
(101633181)

10:00 a.m.
Differentiation evens out zero spacing.
David W. Farmer*, American Institute of Mathematics
(10163072)

10:30 a.m.
Using integrals of squares of realvalued functions to prove that certain entire functions have only real zeros.
George Gasper*, Northwestern University,
(101633239)

11:00 a.m.
Matrix valued orthogonal polynomials and differential equations.
Mirta Castro, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
F. Alberto Grunbaum*, math dept UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720
(101633118)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Model Theory and Computability, III
Room 155, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Steven Allen Buechler, University of Notre Dame Steven.A.Buechler.1@nd.edu
Julia Knight, University of Notre Dame knight.1@nd.edu
Steffen Lempp, University of Wisconsin lempp@math.wisc.edu
Sergei Starchenko, University of Notre Dame starchenko.1@nd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Ranked sets and weak truthtable reducibility.
John Chisholm, Western Illinois University
Jennifer Chubb, George Washington University
Valentina Harizanov, George Washington University
Denis Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago
Carl G. Jockusch, Jr.*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Timothy McNicholl, Lamar University
Sarah Pingrey, George Washington University
(101603156)

8:30 a.m.
Strong degree spectra of relations.
John Chisholm, Western Illinois University
Jennifer Chubb, George Washington University
Valentina S. Harizanov*, George Washington University
Denis Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago
Carl G. Jockusch, Jr., University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Timothy McNicholl, Lamar University
Sarah Pingrey, George Washington University
(101603184)

9:00 a.m.
More than counting quantifiers.
Michael C Laskowski*, University of Maryland
(101603225)

9:30 a.m.
Filters on computable posets.
Steffen Lempp, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Carl Mummert*, Appalachian State University
(101603146)

10:00 a.m.
Categoricity spectrum for uncountable continuous theories.
Alex Usvyatsov*, UCLA
(101603270)

10:30 a.m.
Countable dense subsets in secondorder arithmetic.
Bjørn KjosHanssen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(101603122)

11:00 a.m.
Relative categoricity for finitely generated fields.
Thomas Warren Scanlon*, University of California, Berkeley
(101603321)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
First Floor, McKenna Hall

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems, III
Room 207, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Francois Ledrappier, University of Notre Dame fledrapp@nd.edu
Amie Wilkinson, Northwestern University amw73024@northwestern.edu

8:30 a.m.
Convergence rates of the transfer operators for sigma finite measures.
Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California
Huyi Hu*, Michigan State University
(101637228)

9:00 a.m.
Groups acting by diffeomorphisms close to the identity.
Anne E McCarthy*, Northwestern University
(101637314)

9:30 a.m.
A thermodynamic formalism for noncontinuous potentials.
Anna Mummert*, Penn State
(10163711)

10:00 a.m.
Accessibility is generic for partially hyperbolic maps with 1dimensional center distribution.
Anna Talitskaya*, Northwestern University
Keith Burns, Northwestern University
Hertz Jana, Universidad de la Republica,Uruguay
Hertz Federico, Universidad de la Republica
Raul Ures, Universidad de la Republica
(101637290)

10:30 a.m.
Topological Pressure via Saddle Points.
C. P. Wolf*, Wichita State University
K. Gelfert, MaxPlanck Institute Dresden
(10163715)

11:00 a.m.
Compact Lorentz manifolds with local symmetry.
Karin H. Melnick*, University of Chicago
(10163740)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Biology, III
Room 116, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Mark Alber, University of Notre Dame malber@nd.edu
Bei Hu, University of Notre Dame b1hu@nd.edu

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Water Waves, II
Room 119, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
David Nicholls, University of Illinois at Chicago nicholls@math.uic.edu

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, III
Room 138, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Mark S. Alber, University of Notre Dame malber@nd.edu
Pavel Lushnikov, University of Notre Dame lushnikov.1@nd.edu
Ildar Gabotiv, University of Arizona gabitov@math.arizona.edu
Vladimir E. Zakharov, University of Arizona zakharov@math.arizona.edu

8:30 a.m.
On subsonic detonation waves in inert porous medium.
Peter Gordon, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Chris Jones, SAMSI and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Anna Ghazaryan*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(101635280)

9:00 a.m.
Multifilamented femtosecond pulses propagation in the atmosphere.
Stephanie Champeaux*, CEA/DAM Ile de France, France
Luc Berge, CEA/DAM Ile de France, France
Stefan Skupin, CEA/DAM Ile de France, France
Guillaume Mejean, Teramobile, LASIM, Univeraite C. Bernard Lyon 1, France
(10167888)

9:30 a.m.
Double resonance in nonlinear nanostructured materials: negative refraction and solitary waves.
Ildar R Gabitov*, University of Arizona
Andrei I. Maimistov, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute
(101678215)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Hydrodynamics with free surface in conformal coordinates.
Vladimir E Zakharov*, University of Arizona
Alexander I Dyachenko, Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics
(101676101)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Mathematical Research, I
Room 216, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Francis X. Connolly, University of Notre Dame Francis.X.Connolly.1@nd.edu
Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo, Valparaiso University zsuzsanna.szaniszlo@valpo.edu

8:30 a.m.
Using Sets of Winning Coalitions to Generate Feasible Banzhaf Power Distributions.
Audrey L De Guire*, University of Notre Dame
Allison B Cuttler, Haverford
Sara K Rowell, Xavier University
(101600111)

9:00 a.m.
On the transience class of the Abelian Sandpile Model.
Igor Gorodezky*, University of Chicago
(101605172)

9:30 a.m.
The Dynamics of Loafing, Thermoregulation, and Territory Abundance in a Seabird Colony.
Andrea L Moore*, Andrews University
(101692152)

10:00 a.m.
Mysterious 19 and the Hausdorff Metric Geometry.
Chantel C Blackburn*, Andrews University/Grand Valley State University REU
(101651140)

10:30 a.m.
Circle Packing and Penrose Tiling.
Matthew T. Stamps*, Grand Valley State University
(101652133)

11:00 a.m.
Using lattice packings to create extended codebooks.
Daniel H. Sikora*, University of Michigan
Anna Gilbert, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan
(101694116)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on PDEs and Geometric Analysis, III
Room 131, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Matt Gursky, University of Notre Dame gursky.1@nd.edu
Qing Han, University of Notre Dame Qing.Han.7@nd.edu

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables, III
Room 129, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Nancy K. Stanton, University of Notre Dame stanton.1@nd.edu
Jeffrey A. Diller, University of Notre Dame diller.1@nd.edu

Sunday April 9, 2006, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures of Exactly Solvable Models, III
Room 209, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Michael Gekhtman, University of Notre Dame gekhtman.1@nd.edu
Mikhail Shapiro, Michigan State University mshapiro@math.msu.edu
Alexander Stolin, University of Gothenburg astolin@math.chalmers.se

Sunday April 9, 2006, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, PDE and Geometric Function Theory, III
Room 141, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
John L. Lewis, University of Kentucky
Steve C. Hofmann, University of Missouri hofmann@math.missouri.edu

9:00 a.m.
Uniqueness of viscosity solutions of Aronsson's equation.
Robert Jensen, Loyola University of Chicago
Changyou Wang*, University of Kentucky
Yifeng Yu, University of Texas at Austin
(101635171)

9:30 a.m.
A square function estimate related to singularity of nondivergence harmonic measures.
Jorge RiveraNoriega*, Facultad de Ciencias. Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos
(101642249)

10:00 a.m.
A Partial Solution of the Isoperimetric Problem for the Heisenberg Group.
Donatella Danielli*, Purdue University
Nicola Garofalo, Purdue University
DuyMinh Nhieu, Georgetown University
(101635318)

10:30 a.m.
Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for the Solvability of the $L^p$ Dirichlet Problem on Lipschitz Domains.
Zhongwei Shen*, University of Kentucky
(10163530)

11:00 a.m.
Overdetermined boundary value problems, uniform rectifiability and symmetry.
John L Lewis, University of Kentucky
Andrew L Vogel*, Syracuse University
(10163518)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Topology and Physics, III
Room 102, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Stephan A. Stolz, University of Notre Dame stolz.1@nd.edu
Bruce Williams, University of Notre Dame williams.4@nd.edu

Sunday April 9, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 210, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Juan C. Migliore, University of Notre Dame migliore.1@nd.edu
Uwe R. Nagel, University of Kentucky uwenagel@ms.uky.edu

9:00 a.m.
Stable reflexive sheaves associated to the Paley graph.
Hirotachi Abo*, Colorado State University
(101614147)

9:30 a.m.
On the dimension and degree of secant varieties of toric varieties.
David Cox, Amherst College
Jessica Sidman*, Mount Holyoke College
(10161484)

10:00 a.m.
Fibrations of $\overline{M}_{0,n}$.
Diane Maclagan*, Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University
(101614247)

10:30 a.m.
What's special about points in special position, from the point of view of matroids and Hilbert functions.
Anthony Geramita, Queens University, Kingston Ontario
Brian Harbourne*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Juan Migliore, University of Notre Dame
(101614199)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Numerical Solution of Polynomial Systems, III
Room 118, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Christopher S. Peterson, Colorado State University peterson@math.colostate.edu
Andrew J. Sommese, University of Notre Dame Sommese@nd.edu

Sunday April 9, 2006, 9:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Representation Theory, III
Room 215, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Sam Evens, University of Notre Dame sevens@nd.edu
JiuKang Yu, Purdue University jyu@math.purdue.edu

Sunday April 9, 2006, 9:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, III
Room 214, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Scott T. Parsell, Butler University sparsell@butler.edu
Jonathan P. Sorenson, Butler University sorenson@butler.edu

Sunday April 9, 2006, 11:40 a.m.12:30 p.m.
Invited Address
Local Tb theorems and applications in PDE.
Room 101, DeBartolo Hall
Steve C. Hofmann*, University of Missouri  Columbia
(101642187)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Representation Zeta Functions.
Room 101, DeBartolo Hall
Michael J. Larsen*, Indiana University
Alexander Lubotzky, Hebrew University
(10161183)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Biology, IV
Room 116, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Mark Alber, University of Notre Dame malber@nd.edu
Bei Hu, University of Notre Dame b1hu@nd.edu

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves, IV
Room 138, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Mark S. Alber, University of Notre Dame malber@nd.edu
Pavel Lushnikov, University of Notre Dame lushnikov.1@nd.edu
Ildar Gabotiv, University of Arizona gabitov@math.arizona.edu
Vladimir E. Zakharov, University of Arizona zakharov@math.arizona.edu

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on New Developments in Optimization, III
Room 117, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Leonid Faybusovich, University of Notre Dame leonid.faybusovich.1@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Convex Optimization and Investment Systems.
Qiji Jim Zhu*, Western Michigan University
(10169022)

3:30 p.m.
Analysis and control issues of complementarity systems.
Jinglai Shen*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(10169091)

4:00 p.m.
Generalized differentiation of setvalued mappings and marginal functions with some applications.
Boris Mordukhovich, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University
Mau Nam Nguyen*, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University
(10164929)

4:30 p.m.
Positive Semidefinite Approximations of Convex Bodies.
Ellen Veomett*, University of Michigan
(101652127)

5:00 p.m.
An exact characterization of badly behaved semidefinite systems.
Gabor Pataki*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(10169081)

5:30 p.m.
Sampled Fictitious Play algorithms for discrete optimization problems.
Marina A Epelman*, University of Michigan
Archis Ghate, University of Michigan
Robert L Smith, University of Michigan
(101690206)

6:00 p.m.
A Stochastic Programming Approach to Inventory Centralization Games.
Xin Chen, University of Illinoise at UrbanaChampaign
Jiawei Zhang*, New York University
(101691261)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Holomorphic Methods and Heat Kernels in Harmonic Analysis and Quantization Theory, IV
Room 140, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Brian Hall, University of Notre Dame bhall@nd.edu
William Kirwin, University of Notre Dame wkirwin@nd.edu

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Representation Theory, IV
Room 215, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Sam Evens, University of Notre Dame sevens@nd.edu
JiuKang Yu, Purdue University jyu@math.purdue.edu

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 213, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Alberto Corso, University of Kentucky corso@ms.uky.edu
Claudia Polini, University of Notre Dame cpolini@nd.edu
Bernd Ulrich, Purdue University ulrich@math.purdue.edu

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, III
Room 214, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Scott T. Parsell, Butler University sparsell@butler.edu
Jonathan P. Sorenson, Butler University sorenson@butler.edu

3:00 p.m.
Computing Prime Harmonic Sums.
Eric Bach*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Jonathan Sorenson, Butler University
(101611306)

3:30 p.m.
Differential addition chains.
Daniel J. Bernstein*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101611253)

4:00 p.m.
Distribution of Some Sequences of Points on Elliptic Curves.
Tanja Lange*, Technical University of Denmark
Igor E. Shparlinski, Department of Computing, Macquarie University, Australia
(101611279)

4:30 p.m.
Mapping the Discrete Logarithm.
Daniel R Cloutier*, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Joshua R Holden, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(101611263)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Developments and Applications in Differential Geometry, IV
Room 208, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Jianguo Cao, University of Notre Dame Jianguo.Cao.7@nd.edu
Xiaobo Liu, University of Notre Dame Xiaobo.Liu.43@nd.edu
Brian Smyth, University of Notre Dame Brian.B.Smyth.1@nd.edu

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Special Functions and Orthogonal Polynomials, IV
Room 126, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Diego Dominici, State University of New York at New Paltz dominicd@newpaltz.edu

3:00 p.m.
Arithmetic of the partition function.
Scott Ahlgren*, University of Illinois
(101611299)

3:30 p.m.
Univalency of Hypergeometric Functions.
Roger W Barnard*, Texas Tech University
Samy Ponnusamy, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
(10163067)

4:00 p.m.
Special functions and the Mellin transforms of Laguerre and Hermite functions.
Mark W Coffey*, Colorado School of Mines
(10163382)

4:30 p.m.
Instability intervals of the Ince and Hill equations.
Hans W Volkmer*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(10163393)

5:00 p.m.
A classs of probability distribution functions relevant to turbulence.
Bruce R. Fabijonas*, Department of Mathematics, Southern Methodist University
Mogens V. Melander, Department of Mathematics, Southern Methodist University
(101633148)

5:30 p.m.
Critical behavior of Gaussian random matrices with external source.
Pavel Bleher*, IUPUI
(101633335)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables, IV
Room 129, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Nancy K. Stanton, University of Notre Dame stanton.1@nd.edu
Jeffrey A. Diller, University of Notre Dame diller.1@nd.edu

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
Special Session on Model Theory and Computability, IV
Room 155, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Steven Allen Buechler, University of Notre Dame Steven.A.Buechler.1@nd.edu
Julia Knight, University of Notre Dame knight.1@nd.edu
Steffen Lempp, University of Wisconsin lempp@math.wisc.edu
Sergei Starchenko, University of Notre Dame starchenko.1@nd.edu

3:00 p.m.
Integraldefinite rational functions in theories of valued fields.
Deirdre Haskell*, McMaster University
Yoav Yaffe, McMaster University
(101612188)

3:30 p.m.
The Complexity of Ideals and Subspaces.
Rod Downey, Victoria University of Wellington
Steffen Lempp, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Joseph R Mileti*, University of Chicago
(101603231)

4:00 p.m.
Definability theory in model complete ominimal structures with applications.
Alex J. Wilkie*, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford.
(10160357)

4:30 p.m.
Model Theory and Enumeration Reducibility.
Thomas F Kent*, Brigham Young University
(101603296)

5:00 p.m.
Hilbert's Tenth Problem for function fields over $p$adic fields.
Kirsten Eisentraeger*, University of Michigan
(101611134)

5:30 p.m.
A Remark on Zilber's Pseudoexponentiation.
David Marker*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(101603179)

6:00 p.m.
Computable linearizations of wellpartialorderings.
Antonio Montalban*, University of Chicago
(10160332)

Sunday April 9, 2006, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures of Exactly Solvable Models, IV
Room 209, DeBartolo Hall
Organizers:
Michael Gekhtman, University of Notre Dame gekhtman.1@nd.edu
Mikhail Shapiro, Michigan State University mshapiro@math.msu.edu
Alexander Stolin, University of Gothenburg astolin@math.chalmers.se
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