Southwest Local Algebra Meeting

University of Arizona, 2–3 March 2013


Saturday 2 March

12.30–1.00 pm  Check-in and coffee/snacks
1.00–2.00 pm  Poster session
2.00–3.00 pm  Klaus Lux
3.00–4.00 pm  Paolo Mantero
4.00–5.00 pm  Poster session
5.00–6.00 pm  Ragnar-Olaf Buchweitz
6.30 pm  Social gathering

Sunday 3 March

8.00–8.30 am  Continental breakfast
8.30–9.30 am  Jeff Mermin
9.30–10.30 am  Poster session
10.30–11.30 am  Michaela Vancliff
11.30–12.30 pm  Patrick Morandi

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To ease the planning we request that all participants fill out the registration form before 11 February 2013.

Travel and Accommodation

The conference takes place in the Richard A. Harvill Building (1103 E. 2nd St., Tucson, AZ 85721). Free weekend parking is available in the Park Avenue Garage, (1140 N. Park Ave., Tucson, AZ 85721). These are buildings 76 and 116 on the campus map .
The party will be at Gentle Ben's Brewing Co. Directions on how to get there will be in your participant's package.

Rooms have been blocked at the River Park Inn. To book a room at the conference rate of $89/night plus tax, please fill in the hotel section of the registration form.

Sponsors and Support

The meeting is supported by funds from the National Science Foundation and from the Department of Mathematics at the University of Arizona.

List of Participants

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Ragnar-Olaf Buchweitz  (University of Toronto)
Maximal Cohen-Macaulay Modules and Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry

Klaus Lux  (University of Arizona)
Computational Aspects of Representation Theory, a Survey

Paolo Mantero  (University of California-Riverside)
Linkage: Questions and Applications

Jeff Mermin  (Oklahoma State University)
Borel Fixed Ideals

Patrick Morandi  (New Mexico State University)
Bounded Archimedean Lattice-Ordered Algebras

Michaela Vancliff  (University of Texas-Arlington)
The Interplay of Algebra and Geometry in the Setting of AS-Regular Algebras

Poster Presenters

Justin Hughes (Colorado State University)   An Action on the Homology of Neighborhood Complexes from Cayley Graphs

Jack Jeffries (University of Utah) and Jonathan Montaño (Purdue University)   The j-Multiplicity of Monomial Ideals

Lokendra Paudel  (New Mexico State University)
Approximation of Valuations and Realization of Lattice-Ordered Groups Over Affine Domains

Denise Rangel  (University of Texas-Arlington)
A Filtration of Totally Reflexive Modules

Alessio Sammartano  (Purdue University)
Associated graded rings of numerical semigroup rings

Simplice Tchamna  (New Mexico State University)
Completions of local Noetherian rings

Julio Urenda  (New Mexico State University)
An algorithmic approach to the rectifiability problem in affine 3-space

Bryan White  (University of New Mexico)
Classification of Star Operations on \(k + x^4k[\![x]\!]\)


Kristen Beck (University of Arizona)

Lars Winther Christensen (Texas Tech University)

Louiza Fouli (New Mexico State University)

Ray Heitmann (University of Texas-Austin)

David Jorgensen (University of Texas-Arlington)

Previous SLAMs

SLAM 2012 at Texas Tech University

SLAM 2011 at New Mexico State University

SLAM 2010 at University of Texas-Arlington