# Joint Mathematics Meetings Invited Addresses

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### Joint Mathematics Meetings

New Orleans, LA, January 5-8, 2007 (Friday - Monday)

Meeting #1023

Associate secretaries:

**Susan J Friedlander**, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu

**James J Tattersall**, MAA tat@providence.edu

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

**Persi W. Diaconis**, Stanford University, *Statistics for smart people who don't know anything about statistics.*
**Bryna R. Kra**, Northwestern University, *Dynamics of integer sets.*

**Manjul Bhargava**, Princeton University, *Gauss composition and generalizations.*
**Peter D. Lax**, New York University-Courant Institute, *Mathematics and physics.* (AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture)
**Andrei Okounkov**, Princeton University, *Limit shapes, real and imagined, I: Random surfaces around us.* (AMS Colloquium Lecture: Lecture I)
**Andrei Okounkov**, Princeton University, *Limit shapes, real and imagined, II: Algebraic geometry of random surfaces.* (AMS Colloquium Lecture: Lecture II)
**Andrei Okounkov**, Princeton University, *Limit shapes, real and imagined, III: Instantons, and how random surfaces count them.* (AMS Colloquium Lecture: Lecture III)
**Bjorn Poonen**, University of California, Berkeley, *Extensions of Hilbert's Tenth Problem.*
**Victor S. Reiner**, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota, *New combinatorics from the invariant theory of reflection groups.*
**Andras Vasy**, Stanford University, *Diffraction by edges.*
**Margaret H. Wright**, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University, *A Tale of Three Complexities: the Worst of Times, the Best of Times, the Spring of Hope.*

**Jerry L. Bona**, University of Illinois at Chicago, *Big waves on deep water.*
**Jeffrey F. Brock**, Brown University, *The Genome Project for Three-Manifolds.*
**Bradley Efron**, Stanford University, *Baseball, Shakespeare, and modern statistical theory.*
**Della D. Fenster**, University of Richmond, *Mathematics: A Question of History.* (MAA Student Lecture)
**Penny Haxell**, University of Waterloo, *Forming committees.*
**Jan van Maanen**, Utrecht University, *The Bernoulli brothers in the arena of the early calculus.*

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