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Joint Mathematics Meetings
John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston Marriott Hotel, and Boston Sheraton Hotel, Boston, MA
January 47, 2012 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1077
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Gerard A Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
AMS Special Session on Fractal Geometry in Pure and Applied Mathematics (in memory of Benoit Mandelbrot)

Wednesday January 4, 2012, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractal Geometry in Pure and Applied Mathematics (in memory of Benoit Mandelbrot), I
Room 204, Hynes Organizers: Michael L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside Erin Pearse, University of Oklahoma ep@ou.edu Machiel van Frankenhuijsen, Utah Valley University

2:15 p.m.
Fractal structures in functions related to number theory.
Jeffrey C . Lagarias*, University of Michigan
(1077111469)

2:45 p.m.
Complex Dimensions of Cantor Strings and the Riemann Zeros.
Machiel van Frankenhuijsen*, Utah Valley University
(1077112341)

3:15 p.m.
Explicit tube formulas for $p$adic fractal strings.
Hung Lu*, Hawaii Pacific University
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Machiel van Frankenhuijsen, Utah Valley University
(1077511503)

3:45 p.m.
Multifractal spectra of certain selfsimilar measures as abscissa of convergence functions.
Kate E. Ellis, California State University, Stanislaus
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Michael C. Mackenzie, University of Connecticut
John A. Rock*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1077281181)

4:15 p.m.
Fractal Strings and the Invertibility of the Spectral Operator.
Hafedh Herichi*, University of California, Riverside
Michel. L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
(1077461805)

4:45 p.m.
Fractal Strings, the Riemann Hypothesis, Universality and Phase Transitions.
Hafedh Herichi, University of California, Riverside
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of California, Riverside
(1077111609)

Thursday January 5, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractal Geometry in Pure and Applied Mathematics (in memory of Benoit Mandelbrot), II
Room 200, Hynes Organizers: Michael L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside Erin Pearse, University of Oklahoma ep@ou.edu Machiel van Frankenhuijsen, Utah Valley University

8:00 a.m.
The algebraic geometry of Harper operators.
Dan Li*, Florida State University
(1077701960)

8:30 a.m.
Extreme risk and fractal regularity in finance.
Laurent E Calvet*, Department of Finance, HEC Paris
(1077912303)

9:00 a.m.
The Weierstrass function and Fractional Brownian motion.
Murad S. Taqqu*, Boston University
(107760898)

9:30 a.m.
Magic fractal distribution trees in living systems: 1Implication for evolution theory 2Role of randomness.
Bernard Sapoval*, Physique de la Matière Condensée,Ecole PolytechniqueCNRS
(1077921494)

10:00 a.m.
The landscape of Anderson localization in a disordered medium.
Marcel Filoche*, Ecole Polytechnique, CNRS
Svitlana Mayboroda, University of Minnesota
(1077352011)

10:30 a.m.
Fractal Antennas, Resonators, and Invisibility Cloaks: Nuggets from the Tortuous Path.
Nathan Cohen*, Fractal Antenna Systems,Inc.
(1077942760)

11:00 a.m.
Fractal geometry: a pathway to understanding biodiversity.
Mark E Ritchie*, Syracuse University
(1077922516)

11:30 a.m.
Physical Analogues of Peano Curves: from genome folding to new symmetries.
Adrian Sanborn, Harvard University
Jian Li, Harvard University
Erez Lieberman Aiden*, Harvard Society of Fellows
(1077922339)

Friday January 6, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractal Geometry in Pure and Applied Mathematics (in memory of Benoit Mandelbrot), III
Room 200, Hynes Organizers: Michael L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside Erin Pearse, University of Oklahoma ep@ou.edu Machiel van Frankenhuijsen, Utah Valley University

Saturday January 7, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractal Geometry in Pure and Applied Mathematics (in memory of Benoit Mandelbrot), IV
Room 200, Hynes Organizers: Michael L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside Erin Pearse, University of Oklahoma ep@ou.edu Machiel van Frankenhuijsen, Utah Valley University

8:00 a.m.
Intersection property of fractals via Schmidt games.
Ryan Broderick, Brandeis University
Lior Fishman, Brandeis University
Dmitry Kleinbock*, Brandeis University
Asaf Reich, Brandeis University
Barak Weiss, Ben Gurion University
(1077111050)

8:30 a.m.
Hitting Probabilities and Packing Dimensions of the Random Covering Sets.
Bing Li, South China University of Technology
NarnRueih Shieh, National Taiwan University
Yimin Xiao*, Michigan State University
(1077601556)

9:00 a.m.
Lipschitz Equivalence of Cantor Sets.
Yang Wang*, Michigan State University
(1077262606)

9:30 a.m.
Exponential spectra in $L^2(\mu)$.
XingGang He, Central China Normal University
ChunKit Lai, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
KaSing Lau*, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
(1077461750)

10:00 a.m.
Fractals and hyperbolicity.
Vadim Kaimanovich*, University of Ottawa
(1077372630)

10:30 a.m.
Selfsimilar fractals as boundaries of networks.
Erin P.J. Pearse*, University of Oklahoma
(1077602960)

Saturday January 7, 2012, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractal Geometry in Pure and Applied Mathematics (in memory of Benoit Mandelbrot), V
Room 200, Hynes Organizers: Michael L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside Erin Pearse, University of Oklahoma ep@ou.edu Machiel van Frankenhuijsen, Utah Valley University

1:00 p.m.
Derivatives on Fractals.
Alexander Teplyaev*, University of Connecticut
(1077582822)

1:30 p.m.
Vector equations on fractals.
Michael Hinz*, University of Connecticut and FSU Jena
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut
(1077351885)

2:00 p.m.
Factorization of the spectral zeta function of differential operators on fractals.
Nishu Lal*, University of California, Riverside
Michel Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
(1077282420)

2:30 p.m.
Casimir effect on higher dimensional Laakso spaces.
Robert Kesler, Cornell University
Benjamin Steinhurst*, Cornell University
(1077811963)

3:00 p.m.
Discussion.

3:30 p.m.
Buried Points in Rational Julia Sets Have Full Geometric and Dynamical Measure.
Clinton P Curry, Huntingdon College
John C Mayer*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
E. D. Tymchatyn, University of Saskatchewan
(1077372675)

4:00 p.m.
Statistical mechanics and quantum field theory on fractal structures.
Eric Akkermans*, Physics Department, Technion Israel Institute of Technology
(107781785)

4:30 p.m.
Number Theoretic Solutions to a Certain Nonlinear Cauchy Problem with Optimized Constraints.
Michael Anthony Maroun*, University of California, Riverside
(1077332768)

5:00 p.m.
Spectral zeta function and quantum statistical mechanics on Sierpinski carpets.
Joe P Chen*, Cornell University
(107782708)

5:30 p.m.
Properties of compatible sequences of periodic orbits of prefractal approximations of the Koch snowflake fractal billiard.
Robert G. Niemeyer*, University of California, Riverside
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
(1077371115)
