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481  The C*algebras of Compact Transformation Groups an Huef, Astrid; Archbold, Robert John
We investigate the representation theory of the
crossedproduct $C^*$algebra associated to a compact group $G$
acting on a locally compact space $X$ when the stability subgroups
vary discontinuously.
Our main result applies when $G$ has a principal stability subgroup or
$X$ is locally of finite $G$orbit type. Then the upper multiplicity
of the representation of the crossed product induced from an
irreducible representation $V$ of a stability subgroup is obtained by
restricting $V$ to a certain closed subgroup of the stability subgroup
and taking the maximum of the multiplicities of the irreducible
summands occurring in the restriction of $V$. As a corollary we obtain
that when the trivial subgroup is a principal stability subgroup, the
crossed product is a Fell algebra if and only if every stability
subgroup is abelian. A second corollary is that the $C^*$algebra of
the motion group $\mathbb{R}^n\rtimes \operatorname{SO}(n)$ is a Fell algebra. This uses
the classical branching theorem for the special orthogonal group
$\operatorname{SO}(n)$ with respect to $\operatorname{SO}(n1)$. Since proper transformation
groups are locally induced from the actions of compact groups, we
describe how some of our results can be extended to transformation
groups that are locally proper.


507  On Littlewood Polynomials with Prescribed Number of Zeros Inside the Unit Disk Borwein, Peter; Choi, Stephen; Ferguson, Ron; Jankauskas, Jonas
We investigate the numbers of complex zeros of Littlewood polynomials
$p(z)$ (polynomials with coefficients $\{1, 1\}$) inside or
on the unit circle $z=1$, denoted by $N(p)$ and $U(p)$, respectively.
Two types of Littlewood polynomials are considered: Littlewood
polynomials with one sign change in the sequence of coefficients
and Littlewood polynomials with one negative coefficient. We
obtain explicit formulas for $N(p)$, $U(p)$ for polynomials $p(z)$
of these types. We show that, if $n+1$ is a prime number, then
for each integer $k$, $0 \leq k \leq n1$, there exists a Littlewood
polynomial $p(z)$ of degree $n$ with $N(p)=k$ and $U(p)=0$. Furthermore,
we describe some cases when the ratios $N(p)/n$ and $U(p)/n$
have limits as $n \to \infty$ and find the corresponding limit
values.


527  Obstructions to Approximating Tropical Curves in Surfaces Via Intersection Theory Brugallé, Erwan; Shaw, Kristin
We provide some new local obstructions to
approximating
tropical curves in
smooth tropical surfaces. These obstructions are based on
a
relation between tropical and complex intersection theories which is
also established here. We give
two applications of the methods developed in this paper.
First we classify all locally irreducible approximable 3valent fan tropical
curves in a
fan tropical plane.
Secondly, we prove that a generic nonsingular
tropical surface
in tropical projective 3space contains finitely
many approximable tropical lines
if
it is of degree 3, and contains no approximable tropical lines if
it is of degree 4 or more.


573  Twisted Vertex Operators and Unitary Lie Algebras Chen, Fulin; Gao, Yun; Jing, Naihuan; Tan, Shaobin
A representation of the central extension of the
unitary Lie algebra
coordinated with a skew Laurent polynomial ring
is constructed using vertex operators over an integral $\mathbb Z_2$lattice.
The irreducible decomposition of the representation is explicitly computed and described.
As a byproduct, some fundamental representations of affine
KacMoody Lie algebra of type $A_n^{(2)}$ are recovered
by the new method.


597  Sommes friables d'exponentielles et applications Drappeau, Sary
An integer is said to be $y$friable if its greatest prime factor is less than $y$.
In this paper, we obtain estimates for exponential sums
over $y$friable numbers up to $x$ which are nontrivial
when $y \geq \exp\{c \sqrt{\log x} \log \log x\}$. As a consequence,
we obtain an asymptotic formula for the
number of $y$friable solutions to the equation $a+b=c$ which is valid
unconditionnally under the same assumption.
We use a contour integration argument based on the saddle point
method, as developped in the context of friable numbers by Hildebrand
and Tenenbaum,
and used by Lagarias, Soundararajan and Harper to study exponential and character sums over friable numbers.


639  Projectivity in Algebraic Cobordism Gonzalez, Jose Luis; Karu, Kalle
The algebraic cobordism group of a scheme is generated by cycles that
are proper morphisms from smooth quasiprojective varieties. We prove
that over a field of characteristic zero the quasiprojectivity
assumption can be omitted to get the same theory.


654  Growth of Selmer groups of CM Abelian varieties Lim, Meng Fai; Murty, V. Kumar
Let $p$ be an odd prime. We study the variation of the $p$rank of
the Selmer group of Abelian varieties with complex multiplication in
certain towers of number fields.


667  Toric Degenerations, Tropical Curve, and GromovWitten Invariants of Fano Manifolds Nishinou, Takeo
In this paper, we give a tropical method for computing GromovWitten
type invariants
of Fano manifolds of special type.
This method applies to those Fano manifolds which admit toric
degenerations
to toric Fano varieties with singularities allowing small resolutions.
Examples include (generalized) flag manifolds of type A, and
some moduli space
of rank two bundles on a genus two curve.


696  Geography of Irregular Gorenstein 3folds Zhang, Tong
In this paper, we study the explicit geography problem of irregular Gorenstein minimal 3folds of general type. We generalize the classical NoetherCastelnuovo type inequalities for irregular surfaces to irregular 3folds according to the Albanese dimension.

