10:00 a.m. Braid Groups on Graphs. Lucas A Sabalka*, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Daniel Farley, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(1000-20-201)
10:00 a.m. Consistent aggregation of risk factor models. Greg Anderson, Florida State University
Lisa Goldberg, Florida State University
Alec Kercheval*, Florida State University
Guy Miller, Florida State University
Kathy Sorge, Florida State University
(1000-90-173)
9:00 a.m. The maximum likelihood degree and the likelihood equations. Fabrizio Catanese, Universitaet Bayreuth
Serkan Hosten*, San Francisco State University, Mathematics Department
Amit Khetan, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley
(1000-14-185)
10:30 a.m. Braiding Patterns on an Inclined Plane. Vakhtang Putkaradze*, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico
Keith Mertens, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Mexico
Peter Vorobieff, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico
(1000-76-154)
5:30 p.m. Harmonic Tangent Unit Vector Fields on Polyhedra. A Majumdar, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol, and Hewlett Packard Laboratories, Bristol, UK
J M Robbins, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol
M Zyskin*, Department of Mathematics, University of Bristol
(1000-35-29)
4:30 p.m. A variation on finite type knot invariants. James Conant*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Jacob Mostovoy, Instituto de Matematicas (Unidad Cuernavaca) Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Ted Stanford, New Mexico State University
(1000-57-81)
4:00 p.m. American options: the EPV pricing model. Svetlana Boyarchenko, Department of Economics, The University of Texas at Austin
Sergei Levendorskii*, Department of Economics, The University of Texas at Austin
(1000-90-19)
3:00 p.m. Non-zero contact and Sasakian reduction. Oana Dr\u agulete, EPFL (Lausanne) and University "Politehnica" of Bucharest
Liviu Ornea*, University of Bucharest (Romania) and UNM at Albuquerque
(1000-53-30)