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 Alobaidi, Ghada  Using Monte Carlo methods to evaluate suboptimal exercise
policies for American options
 Anco, Stephen  Wellposedness of the Cauchy problem for a
novel generalization of YangMills equations
 Archibald, Tom  Hermite and Jacobi
 Asanuma, T.  On generic A^{1}fibrations
 Astels, Stephen  Cantor sets and continued fractions
 Balan, Raluca  A Markov property for setindexed processes
 Barbeau, Ed  Teaching mathematicsa matter of acculturation
 Bell, Howard E.  Almostcommutativity in rings
 Bennett, Michael  Applications of the hypergeometric method to
polynomialexponential equations
 Bergeron, Francois  Diagonally harmonic polynomials
 Borwein, Jon  Multivariable sinc integrals and volumes of polyhedra
 Bos, Len  Fekete type points for radial basis interpolation
 Boyd, David  Mahler's measure and the dilogarithm
 Boyer, Steven  Orderings of 3manifold groups
 Brenken, Berndt  Representations of graph C^{*}algebras and endomorphisms
of type I algebras with discrete center
 Brillinger, David
 Broer, A.  Normality of nilpotent varieties
 Calabrese, Peter  Microsatellite models
 Carette, Jacque  The relationship between ``function'' and ``expression''
 Cojocaru, Alina Carmen  On the cyclicity of the reduction modulo p of an elliptic curve
over Q without complex multiplication
 Corless, Rob  Derivatives
 Cutkosky, S. D.  Monomialization of morphisms
 Daigle, Daniel  Affine rulings of weighted projective planes
and actions of (C,+) on C^{3}
 Davidson, Ken  Primitive limit algebras and C^{*}envelopes
 Dawson, Don  Some aspects of the infinitely many Alleles model
 Dehornoy, Patrick  Gaussian groups are torsionfree
 Dehornoy, Patrick  From set theory to braids via selfdistributive algebra
 Detemple, Jerome  To be announced
 Dubeau, Francois  On impulsive ordinary and delay differential equations
 Dufresne, Daniel  Pricing Asian options
 Durrett, Richard  Mathematical models of biodiversity
 Elliott, George  On the classification of nonsimple C^{*}algebras
 Erlijman, Juliana  Nsided braid type subfactors
 Farenick, Douglas R.  An algebraic analogue of the FukamiyaKaplansky Lemma
 Felsenstein, Joe  Constructing a robotic evolutionary geneticist
 Feng, Zhaosheng  The existence of the algebraic curve solution for second
order polynomial autonomous systems in the complex domain
 Fraser, Craig  Adolph Mayer's proof of the multiplier rule in the calculus of
variations
 Freudenburg, G.  A nonlinearizable S_{3}action on C^{4}
 Friedlander, John  Class group Lfunctions
 Geisbrect, Mark  Fast algorithms for integer matrices
 Geramita, Anthony  Higher secant varieties of Segre varieties
 GonzalezMeneses, Juan  Ordering pure braid groups on closed surfaces
 Goren, Eyal  Hilbert modular varieties over ramified primes
 Grabiner, Judith  MacLaurin and Newton
 Grant, Hardy  The parallel postulate revisited
 Gui, Changfeng  On some mathematical problems related to phase transition
 Haussmann, Ulrich  Optimal portfolio selection based on observed prices
 Howe, Roger  Challenges in teacher preparation and development
 Howe, Roger  Chinese excellence in mathematics teaching: can we match it in
North America
 Hundertmark, Dirk  An optimal L^{p} bound on the Krein spectral shift function
 Illner, Reinhard  Existence and use of kinetic equilibria in traffic dynamics,
diffusive granular flow and rarefied gases
 Iosevich, Alex  To be announced
 Ivanoff, Gail  Random censoring in setindexed survival analysis
 Jones, Alexander  Ptolemy's numerical fudgings
 Kaczynski, Tomasz  Recursive coboundary formula for cycles in acyclic chain
complexes
 Kaliman, S.  Families of affine planes: the existence of a cylinder
 Khoury, Joseph  On a conjecture of Nowicki
 Klemes, Ivo  Finite Toeplitz matrices and sharp Littlewood conjectures
 Kribs, David  Completely positive maps in dilation and wavelet
decompositions
 Krone, Steve  When can one detect overdominant selection in the infinite
alleles model?
 Kucerovsky, Dan  Idealrelated extensions
 Kuhlmann, FV.  On local uniformization in arbitrary characteristic
 Laba, Izabella  Gowers's proof of Szemerédi's theorem, and applications to
harmonic analysis
 Lewis, Adrian  Optimizing the stability of a matrix
 Lin, Huaxin  Classification of simple amanable C^{*}algebras
 Linnell, Peter  Left ordered and locally indicable groups
 Ma, Liping  To be announced
 Madras, Neal  A model of segregation
 Mallier, Roland  Laplace transforms and American call options
 March, Peter  To be announced
 Marcoux, Laurent  Linear combinations of projections in certain C^{*}algebras
 Masuda, K.  Algebraic Gvector bundles over Grepresentations
 McKinnon, David  Vojta's conjectures and rational points
 Mingo, James  qcircular and zcircular elements of a C^{*}algebra
 Miyanishi, M.  Equivariant classification of open algebraic surfaces
 Moore, Greg  The early development of Cantor's continuum problem:
Hausdorff and Sierpinski
 Murty, Kumar  Discrete logs on Elliptic curves and rank one liftings
 Murty, Ram  The work of Brahmagupta and Jayadeva
 Murty, Ram  The Euclidean algorithm
 Neel, Kanwal  Numeracy initiatives in British Columbia
 Nica, Alexandru  Rcyclic families of matrices in free probability
 Nicol, Cynthia  Mathematics by inquiry: a certificate programme for
mathematics teachers
 Novocelskii, Sergei  Math anxiety in prospective teachers
 Ono, Ken  qseries identities and values of Lfunction
 Perry, Peter  Zeta functions and determinants on hyperbolic manifolds of
infinite volume
 Phillips, John  Spectral Flow and the Dixmier trace
 Phillips, N. Christopher  C^{*}algebras of minimal diffeomorphisms
 Pitney, Doug  Webbased mathematics instruction: two Australian models
 Pliska, Stanley  Risk sensitive asset management
 Pollack, Daniel  Gluing and wormholes for the Einstein constraint equations
 Pritsker, Igor  Bounds for the integer Chebyshev constant
 Pyke, Randall  Characterization of bound states for nonlinear wave and
Schrodinger equations
 Quastel, Jeremy  Internal DLA
 Ransford, Tomas  Countability via capacity
 Reichstein, Z.  Birational geometry of algebraic group actions
 Rhemtulla, Akbar  Which classes of right orderable groups are locally indicable?
 Roberts, Paul  Intersection theory and commutative algebra
 Roberts, Paul  Intersection multiplicities of modules of finite projective
dimension
 Rolfsen, Dale  Group orderings respecting automorphisms, with applications
 Roy, Damien  Results and methods of transcendental number theory
 Runde, Volker  Quasicentral, bounded approximate identities for group algebras
 Ruoff, Dieter  Hyperbolic parallelogramsproperties and applications
 Russell, Peter  Birational endomorphisms of C^{2} and rational surfaces of the
form ruled surface\ample section
 Sarnak, Peter  Hilbert's Eleventh Problem
 Sathaye, A.  Planes over a two dimensional base
 Savitt, David  Modularity of some potentially BarsottiTate Galois
representations
 Schmuland, Byron  To be announced
 Siebeneicher, Christian  Euler's ``Art of Reckoning''
 Skau, Christian  Toeplitz flows and Choquet simplicesusing Bratteli diagrams
and dimension groups to establish a connection
 Skinner, Christopher  Denominators of some Eisenstein classes for GL(3)
 Smith, Hart  Fundamental solutions for low regularity wave equations
 Stewart, Cameron  On intervals with few prime numbers
 Sulem, Catherine  The waterwave problem and its longwave and modulational
limits
 Taksar, Michael  Optimal financing of a corporation subject to random returns
 Taylor, Keith  A connection between projections in the L^{1}algebra of a
locally compact group and wavelets
 Thompson, Tony  Geometric means of ellipsoids
 Uhlmann, Gunther  Determining riemannian manifolds from the DirichlettoNeumann
map
 Vakil, Ravi  A mathematician talks to high school students
 Van Brummelen, Glen  Mathematical computation in Medieval Islamic astronomy:
a survey of approximation methods
 Van Tuyl, Adam  Hilbert functions of points in P^{n} ×P^{m}
 Wiest, Bert  Orderings of mapping class groups after Thurston
 Wlodarczyk, J.  Algebraic Morse theory and factorization of birational maps
 Wong, ManWah  The special Hermite semigroup
 Wong, Siman  On the rank of Jacobian Fibrations (progess report)
 Zapatero, Fernando  Executive stock options with effort disutility and choice of
volatility
 Zvengrowski, Peter  Fundamental groups of Seifert manifolds

