Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Francisco, CA, January 13-16, 2010 (Wednesday - Saturday)
Meeting #1056

Associate secretaries: Matthew Miller, AMS miller@math.sc.edu Gerard A Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
Links to abstracts will be available approximately one
week (for sectional meetings) to four weeks (for national
meetings) after the abstracts deadline.

James G. Glimm, Stony Brook University, Reflections and prospectives. (AMS Retiring Presidential Address)

Olga Holtz, University of California-Berkeley, Technische Universitaet Berlin, Institute for Advanced Study, Zonotopal algebra, analysis, and combinatorics.

Richard W. Kenyon, Brown University, Laplacians on vector bundles on graphs.

Igor Y. Rodnianski, Princeton University, Evolution problem in General Relativity.

Peter W. Shor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Quantum channels and their capacities. (AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture)

Richard P. Stanley, M.I.T., Increasing and decreasing subsequences. (AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I)

Richard P. Stanley, M.I.T., Alternating permutations. (AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II)

Richard P. Stanley, M.I.T., Reduced decompositions. (AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III)

Amie Wilkinson, Northwestern University, Chaos and symmetry in partially hyperbolic systems.

Manjul Bhargava, Princeton University, The factorial function, integer-valued polynomials, and $p$-adic calculus.

Lenore Blum, Carnegie Mellon University, The real computation controversy: Is it real?

David T. Kung, Saint Mary's College of Maryland, How math made modern music \rlap{\vrule height2.6pt depth-2.2pt width18pt}madIrrational! (MAA Lecture for Students)

Dusa McDuff, Barnard College, Columbia University, Symplectic embeddings and continued fractions.

Glen Van Brummelen, Quest University, Reasonable effectiveness: Trigonometry, ancient astronomy, and the birth of applied mathematics.

Sue Whitesides, University of Victoria, Motion Planning and Graph Layout: at the Crossroads of Geometry, Discrete Mathematics, and Algorithm Design.