Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Special Session
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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Washington, DC, January 58, 2009 (Monday  Thursday)
Meeting #1046
Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
AMS Special Session on Commutative Rings

Wednesday January 7, 2009, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Rings, I
Balcony B, Mezzanine Level, Marriott
Organizers:
Jay A. Shapiro, George Mason University jshapiro@gmu.edu
David E. Dobbs, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Shane P. Redmond, Eastern Kentucky University
Joe A. Stickles, Millikin University

1:00 p.m.
Finitely Generated Monoids of Fractional Ideals.
Daniel D. Anderson*, University of Iowa
Sangmin Chun, University of Iowa
(104613425)

1:30 p.m.
Nonunique Factorization in Integral Domains.
David F. Anderson*, University of Tennessee
D. D. Anderson, University of Iowa
(104613930)

2:00 p.m.
The annihilator condition for finite commutative rings.
John D. LaGrange*, Indiana University Southeast
(1046131229)

2:30 p.m.
On the maximal cardinality of chains of intermediate rings.
D. E. Dobbs, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Gabriel Picavet, Laboratoire de Mathématique, Université Blaise Pascal
Martine PicavetL'Hermitte*, Université Blaise Pascal, France
(104613855)

3:00 p.m.
Ranks of Indecomposable Torsionfree Modules and a KrullSchmidt Theorem.
Nicholas R. Baeth*, University of Central Missouri
Melissa R. Luckas, University of NebraskaLincoln
(104613813)

3:30 p.m.
Semigroups of torsionfree modules.
Roger Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(104613814)

4:00 p.m.
Splitting sets and weakly Matlis domains.
Muhammad Zafrullah*, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 83209
(1046131344)

4:30 p.m.
Atomicity of certain pullback constructions.
Jason Greene Boynton, North Dakota State University
Jim Coykendall*, North Dakota State University
(104613939)

5:00 p.m.
Generally $t$linkative domains.
Thomas G. Lucas*, University of North Carolina Charlotte
(1046131133)

5:30 p.m.
Special sequences for local domains.
S. B. Mulay*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1046131332)

Thursday January 8, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Rings, II
Balcony B, Mezzanine Level, Marriott
Organizers:
Jay A. Shapiro, George Mason University jshapiro@gmu.edu
David E. Dobbs, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Shane P. Redmond, Eastern Kentucky University
Joe A. Stickles, Millikin University

Thursday January 8, 2009, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Rings, III
Balcony B, Mezzanine Level, Marriott
Organizers:
Jay A. Shapiro, George Mason University jshapiro@gmu.edu
David E. Dobbs, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Shane P. Redmond, Eastern Kentucky University
Joe A. Stickles, Millikin University

1:00 p.m.
Derivations, formal fibers and bad Noetherian rings.
Bruce M Olberding*, New Mexico State University
(104613603)

1:30 p.m.
On the $t$spectrum of a Noetherian domain.
Evan Houston*, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Abdeslam Mimouni, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
(1046131308)

2:00 p.m.
Seminormality and Weak Normality.
Marie A Vitulli*, University of Oregon
(104613410)

2:30 p.m.
On nabsorbing ideals of commutative rings.
David F. Anderson, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Ayman R Badawi*, American University Of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
(104613478)

3:00 p.m.
Some characterizations of generalized GCD domains.
Hwankoo Kim*, Department of Information Security, Hoseo University, Korea
(104613179)

3:30 p.m.
Krulldimension of a power series ring over a nonSFTdomain.
Byung Gyun Kang*, Pohang University of Science and Technology
Phan Thanh Toan, Pohang University of Science and Technology
(1046131636)

4:00 p.m.
Elasticity of Krull Domains with Infinite Class Groups.
Benjamin R Lynch*, University of Tennessee
(1046131255)

4:30 p.m.
Block diagonalization and 2unit sums of matrices over Prufer domains.
Peter Vamos, University of Exeter
Sylvia Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(104613862)

5:00 p.m.
Cut Vertices and ZeroDivisor Graphs.
M. Axtell*, University of St. Thomas
J. Stickles, Millikin University
(1046131345)

5:30 p.m.
Generalized Boolean rings, idealizations, and zerodivisor graphs.
Ryan E. Clark*, University of Tennessee Knoxville
(1046131266)
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