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Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Antonio, TX, January 1215, 2006
Meeting #1014
Associate secretaries:
Matthew Miller, AMS miller@math.sc.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
AMS Special Session on Commutative Rings and Monoids

Thursday January 12, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Rings and Monoids, I
Organizers:
Scott T. Chapman, Trinity University schapman@trinity.edu
James B. Coykendall, North Dakota State University

8:00 a.m.
On the application of group algebras to zerosum problems.
Alfred Geroldinger*, University of Graz
(101413874)

8:30 a.m.
Pseudo Almost Integral Elements.
Daniel D. Anderson*, The University of Iowa
Muhammed Zafrullah, Pocatello, ID
(101413629)

9:00 a.m.
Atomic decay in monoids.
Ulrich Krause*, University of Bremen, Germany
(101408870)

9:30 a.m.
Block Monoid Extraction Degrees.
Kimberly Cervello, SUNYGeneseo
Vadim Ponomarenko*, Trinity University
Denise Terry, University of Redlands
Liya Zhu, UCBerkeley
(101413117)

10:00 a.m.
Elasticity in Polynomial and Power Series Rings.
Paul Baginski*, University of California, Berkeley
(101413240)

10:30 a.m.
Congruence modulo $n$ $\tau$relations and $\tau$factorization.
Andrea M. Frazier*, University of Iowa
Suzanne Hamon, (University of Iowa and) John Burroughs School
(101413295)

Thursday January 12, 2006, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Rings and Monoids, II
Organizers:
Scott T. Chapman, Trinity University schapman@trinity.edu
James B. Coykendall, North Dakota State University

2:15 p.m.
A generalization to Dedekind domains of an Erd\"os inequality connected to $n!$.
JeanLuc Chabert*, Universit\'e de Picardie, France
(101413522)

2:45 p.m.
Directsum relations among modules over a onedimensional local ring.
Alberto Facchini, University of Padua
Wolfgang Hassler, University of Graz
Lee Klingler, Florida Atlantic University
Roger Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(101413671)

3:15 p.m.
Gaussian Properties of Total Rings of Quotients.
Sarah Glaz*, University of Connecticut
(1014131013)

3:45 p.m.
Irreducible Divisor Graphs.
Jack L Maney*, The University of South Dakota
Jim B. Coykendall, North Dakota State University
(101413358)

4:15 p.m.
Transfer of Krull dimension, lyingover and goingdown to the fixed ring.
David E. Dobbs*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Jay Shapiro, George Mason University
(101413607)

4:45 p.m.
AndersonMott commutative rings: $\phi$commutative rings with a finite number of nonnil irreducible elements.
Ayman R. Badawi*, American University of Sharjah, U..A.E
(101413475)

5:15 p.m.
Constructing chains of primes in power series rings.
Alan Loper, The Ohio State University
Thomas G. Lucas*, Uinversity of North Carolina Charlotte
(101413949)

5:45 p.m.
NonNoetherian CohenMacaulay Rings.
Tracy Dawn Hamilton*, California State University Sacramento
Thomas Marley, University of NebraskaLincoln
(101413364)

Saturday January 14, 2006, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Rings and Monoids, III
Organizers:
Scott T. Chapman, Trinity University schapman@trinity.edu
James B. Coykendall, North Dakota State University

8:00 a.m.
On the integrally closed overrings of twodimensional Noetherian domains.
Bruce Olberding*, New Mexico State University
(1014131462)

8:30 a.m.
Extensions of local domains with trivial generic fibers.
William Heinzer, Purdue University
Christel Rotthaus, Michigan State University
Sylvia M Wiegand*, University of Nebraska Lincoln
(1014131175)

9:00 a.m.
Arithmetic Properties of Pullbacks.
Evan Houston*, UNC Charlotte
John Taylor, UNC Charlotte
(101413925)

9:30 a.m.
Integral closure of graded integral domains.
Mi Hee Park*, ChungAng University
(1014131045)

10:00 a.m.
A classification of the minimal ring extensions of an integral domain.
David E. Dobbs, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Jay Shapiro*, George Mason University
(101413604)

10:30 a.m.
The Regularity Condition $\mathrm{R}_k$ of Serre.
Marie A. Vitulli*, University of Oregon
(101413157)
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