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Computational Commutative Algebra March 13, 2003 - March 15, 2003

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Mar 13, 2003
Thursday
08:45 AM - 09:00 AM
  Welcome and Introduction
Loa Nowina-Sapinski
09:00 AM - 09:50 AM
  CoCoA at work
Lorenzo Robbiano
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Morning Tea
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  Bounds and algorithms for polynomial rings over the integers
Matthias Aschenbrenner (University of California, Los Angeles)
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  Ideals of fiber type
Juergen Herzog
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Koszul algebras in combinatorics
Victor Reiner (University of Minnesota Twin Cities)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Afternoon Tea
04:10 PM - 05:10 PM
  Lattice point counting in polyhedra: theory, applications, and software
Jesus De Loera (University of California, Davis)
Mar 14, 2003
Friday
09:00 AM - 09:50 AM
  Ideals associated to Bayesian networks
Mike Stillman (Cornell University)
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Morning Tea
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  Shadows of blow-up algebras
Paolo Aluffi (Florida State University)
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  Hyperplane arrangements and free resolutions
Henry Schenck (Iowa State University)
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Separating orbits by invariants: Applications and computations
Gregor Kemper
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Afternoon Tea
03:30 PM - 04:20 PM
  Problems in cohomology calculations
Jon Carlson (University of Georgia)
04:30 PM - 05:30 PM
  Stochastic factorisations, sandwiched simplices and the topology of the space of explanations
Duco van Straten
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
  Reception
Mar 15, 2003
Saturday
09:00 AM - 09:50 AM
  Finite solvable groups and finite algebraic geometry
Gert-Martin Greuel
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Morning Tea
10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
  The method of adjoints for surfaces
Josef Schicho
11:30 AM - 12:20 PM
  Solving polynomial equations by decomposition of algebraic varieties
Gabriela Jeronimo
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM
  Lunch
02:00 PM - 02:50 PM
  Algebraic shifting
Rekha Thomas (University of Washington)
03:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Afternoon Tea
03:30 PM - 04:20 PM
  Panel: Greuel, Robbiano and Stillman
Loa Nowina-Sapinski