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Fall Southeastern Section Meeting
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
October 1314, 2012 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1083
Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS daverman@math.utk.edu
Saturday October 13, 2012

Saturday October 13, 2012, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Book Exhibit
Qatar Ballroom, LavinBernick Center

Saturday October 13, 2012, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Kendal Cram Lecture Hall Foyer, LavinBernick Center

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics: Rook Theory and Applications, I
Room 242, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Mahir Bilen Can, Tulane University mcan@tulane.edu
Michael Joyce, Tulane University
Jeff Remmel, University of California at San Diego

8:00 a.m.
Complete Quadrics and Colored Symmetric Rooks.
Mahir Bilen Can, Tulane University
Michael O. Joyce*, Tulane University
Benjamin J. Wyser, University of Illinois
(108314236)

8:30 a.m.
Some Properties of Generalized Partitions Relating to the Rook Monoid.
Ryan Therkelsen*, Bellarmine University
(10830623)

9:00 a.m.
Rook placements and nilpotent matrices over finite fields.
Martha Yip*, University of Pennsylvania
(108305218)

9:30 a.m.
Lexicograpic shellability of partial involutions.
Mahir Bilen Can, Tulane University
Tim Twelbeck*, Tulane University
(108306238)

10:00 a.m.
A rook model for polyStirling numbers.
Brian K. Miceli*, Trinity University
(10830581)

10:30 a.m.
Connection coefficients between generalized rising and falling factorial bases.
Jeffrey E Liese*, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA
B K Miceli, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
J B Remmel, University of California, San Diego, CA
(108305231)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures over Commutative Rings, I
Room 122, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Lee Klingler, Florida Atlantic University
Aihua Li, Montclair State University lia@mail.montclair.edu
Ralph Tucci, Loyola University New Orleans

8:00 a.m.
Prime ideals in quotients of mixed power seriespolynomial rings.
Ela Celikbas, Univ. of Missouri
Christina EubanksTurner, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Sylvia M Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(108313126)

8:30 a.m.
Viewing an ultrapower as an extension of a commutative ring.
K Alan Loper*, Ohio State University
Carmelo Finocchiaro, Univesita Degli Studi "Roma Tre"
(108313212)

9:00 a.m.
A note on complete rings of quotients and McCoy rings.
David E. Dobbs*, University of Tennessee
Jay Shapiro, George Mason University
(10831313)

9:30 a.m.
Goingdown in Monoid Rings.
Jay Shapiro*, George Mason University
David E. Dobbs, University of TennesseeKnoxville
(10831326)

10:00 a.m.
$p$extensions.
Warren Wm. McGovern*, Florida Atlantic University
(108313135)

10:30 a.m.
Decomposing a Gorenstein Artin ring as a Connected Sum.
Hariharan Ananthnarayan, University of NebraskaLincoln
Ela Celikbas*, University of MissouriColumbia
Zheng Yang, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108313194)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Topological Combinatorics, I
Room 243, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Engstrom, Aalto University
Matthew Stamps, Aalto University Matthew.Stamps@aalto.fi

8:00 a.m.
A nerve lemma for gluing incoherent discrete Morse functions.
Alexander Engström*, Aalto University
(108305165)

8:30 a.m.
Matroids and Quotients of Spheres, II.
Marisa Hughes, Hamilton College
Ed Swartz*, Cornell University
(108305200)

9:00 a.m.
Toric cubes.
Alex Engstrom, Aalto University
Patricia Hersh*, North Carolina State University
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley
(108305113)

9:30 a.m.
Noncontractibility of order complexes of coset posets.
John Shareshian*, Washington University
Russ Woodroofe, Mississippi State University
(108305206)

10:00 a.m.
Matroids over rings.
Alex Fink*, MSRI
Luca Moci, Paris 7
(108305100)

10:30 a.m.
$h$Vectors of matroids and logarithmic concavity.
June Huh*, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
(108352128)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Methods in Knot Theory, I
Room 120, Newcomb Hall
Organizers:
Heather Russell, University of Southern California
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University kasten.la@gmail.com

8:00 a.m.
Combinatorial Spatial Graph Floer Homology.
Shelly Harvey*, Rice University
Danielle O'Donnol, Imperial College London
(108357224)

8:30 a.m.
Graph homology and configuration spaces.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, University of Pennsylvania
Vladimir Baranovsky, University of CaliforniaIrvine
(108318187)

9:00 a.m.
A knot Floer invariant of certain framed graphs.
Allison Gilmore*, University of California Los Angeles
(108357219)

9:30 a.m.
On torsion in the Khovanov homology of knots.
Alexander N. Shumakovitch*, The George Washington University
(108357234)

10:00 a.m.
Quasialternating Montesinos links.
Abhijit Champanerkar*, College of Staten Island & Graduate Center CUNY
Philip Ording, Medgar Evers College CUNY
(10835768)

10:30 a.m.
Topologically slice knots and bipolarity.
Tim D Cochran, Rice University
Peter D Horn*, Syracuse University
(10835788)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions of Geometry and Topology in Low Dimensions, I
Room 119, Newcomb Hall
Organizers:
John Etnyre, Georgia Tech
Rafal Komendarczyk, Tulane University
Lenhard Ng, Duke University ng@math.duke.edu

8:00 a.m.
Geometry of metric contact pairs (bicontact manifolds).
Gianluca Bande, Universit{à} degli studi di Cagliari
David E. Blair*, Michigan State University
Amine Hadjar, Universit{é} de Haute Alsace4
(10835317)

9:00 a.m.
Contact Structures of Sasaki type on $S^3$bundles over Riemann Surfaces.
Charles P Boyer*, University of New Mexico
(108353133)

9:30 a.m.
Quantitative Darboux theorems in contact geometry.
John B Etnyre, Georgia Institute of Technology
Rafal Komendarczyk*, Tulane University
Patrick Massot, Universite Paris Sud
(108353208)

10:00 a.m.
Contact geometry and Riemannian metrics: a contact version of the sphere theorem.
J Etnyre*, Georgia Institute of Technology
R Komendarczyk, Tulane University
P Massot, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay
(10835728)

10:30 a.m.
On Boundary regularity and Asymptotic Conformality of DouadyEarle extensions of diffeomorphisms of $S^n$.
Jun Hu, City University of New York
Susovan Pal*, Rutgers University
(108330141)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis: Current Directions and Applications, I
Room 123, Newcomb Hall
Organizers:
HuiHsiung Kuo, Louisiana State University
Ambar Sengupta, Louisiana State University sengupta@math.lsu.edu
P. Sundar, Louisiana State University

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis of Pattern Formation in Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 201, Herbert Hall
Organizers:
Xuefeng Wang, Tulane University xdw@tulane.edu

8:30 a.m.
Movement of a solution having a single spike on the boundary of a semilinear parabolic equation.
Izumi Takagi*, Mathematical Institute, Tohoku University
(108335181)

9:00 a.m.
Persistence of a Single Phytoplankton Species in a Water Column.
Yuan Lou*, Ohio State University
(10833520)

9:30 a.m.
Analysis of Defects in Nematic Liquid Crystals.
Patricia Bauman*, Purdue University
Jinhae Park, Chungnam National University
Daniel Phillips, Purdue University
(10833541)

10:00 a.m.
A Burgers Model for Striped Pattern Formation in the Strong Bending Regime.
Nicholas M. Ercolani*, University of Arizona
(108335146)

10:30 a.m.
Faster vs Slower Diffuser.
Xinfu Chen, University of Pittsburgh
KingYeung Lam*, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University
Yuan Lou, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University
(108335122)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Approximation Theory, Geometric Modelling, and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 115, Newcomb Hall
Organizers:
Henry Schenck, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign schenck@math.uiuc.edu

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric and Algebraic Aspects of Representation Theory, I
Room 105, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Pramod N. Achar, Louisiana State University pramod@math.lsu.edu
Dijana Jakelić, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Saturday October 13, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Biological Fluid Dynamics: Modeling, Computations, and Applications, I
Room 213, Herbert Hall
Organizers:
Anita T. Layton, Duke University alayton@math.duke.edu
Sarah D. Olson, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Saturday October 13, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Commutative Algebra, I
Room 239, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Chris Francisco, Oklahoma State University
Tai Huy Ha, Tulane University tha@tulane.edu
Adam Van Tuyl, Lakehead University

Saturday October 13, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Quantum Groups and Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 104, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Kailash C. Misra, North Carolina State University
Milen Yakimov, Louisiana State University yakimov@math.lsu.edu

9:00 a.m.
A uniform combinatorial model for KirillovReshetikhin crystals and specialized Macdonald polynomials.
Cristian Lenart, SUNY Albany
Satoshi Naito, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Daisuke Sagaki, Tsukuba University
Anne Schilling*, UC Davis
Mark Shimozono, Virginia Tech
(108381139)

9:30 a.m.
On quantum matrix algebras.
Yiqiang Li*, University at Buffalo, SUNY
(108316158)

10:00 a.m.
Quantum Affine Schubert Cells and FRTBialgebras.
Garrett Johnson*, The Catholic University of America
Christopher Nowlin, Elkridge, MD
(108316153)

10:30 a.m.
Torus actions on noncommutative algebras.
Martin Lorenz*, Temple University
(10831647)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Mathematical modeling of renal hemodynamics: Feedback dynamics and coupled oscillators.
Kendall Cram Lecture Hall, LavinBernick Center
Anita Layton*, Duke University
(10839202)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
From approximation theory to algebraic geometry: The ubiquity of splines.
Kendall Cram Lecture Hall, LavinBernick Center
Henry K. Schenck*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10831401)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics: Rook Theory and Applications, II
Room 242, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Mahir Bilen Can, Tulane University mcan@tulane.edu
Michael Joyce, Tulane University
Jeff Remmel, University of California at San Diego

2:30 p.m.
Generalized Rook Monoids.
Lex E. Renner*, Western University Canada
(10830596)

3:00 p.m.
Rook Theory and Eulerian Polynomials.
Jim Haglund*, University of Pennsylvania
(108305124)

3:30 p.m.
Poset topology and global dimension of algebras arising in combinatorics.
Stuart Margolis, BarIlan
Franco Saliola, University of Quebec Montreal
Benjamin Steinberg*, City College of New York
(108305233)

4:00 p.m.
Bijection between Conjugacy Classes and Irreducible Representations of Finite Inverse Semigroups.
Zhenheng Li*, University of South Carolina Aiken
(10832071)

4:30 p.m.
Combinatorial Markov chains on linear extensions.
Arvind Ayyer, UC Davis
Steven Klee, UC Davis
Anne Schilling*, UC Davis
(108305138)

5:00 p.m.
On the Spectra of Simplicial Rook Graphs.
Jeremy L Martin*, University of Kansas
Jennifer D Wagner, Washburn University
(10830544)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures over Commutative Rings, II
Room 122, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Lee Klingler, Florida Atlantic University
Aihua Li, Montclair State University lia@mail.montclair.edu
Ralph Tucci, Loyola University New Orleans

2:30 p.m.
Idealization and Polynomials.
Dan D. Anderson*, The University of Iowa
Malik Bataineh, Jordan University of Science and Technology
(10831342)

3:00 p.m.
Integrally closed domains which admit only finitely many star operations.
Evan Houston*, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Abdeslam Mimouni, King Faud University of Petroleum and Minerals
Mi Hee Park, ChungAng University
(10831386)

3:30 p.m.
A geometric approach to atomicity and factorization in an integral domain.
Jason Greene Boynton*, North Dakota State University
Jim Coykendall, North Dakota State University
(108313217)

4:00 p.m.
Absolutely pure modules over certain domains.
Sang B. Lee*, Sangmyung University
(10831365)

4:30 p.m.
Interactions Between Free Resolutions, Bass Numbers, and TorAlgebra Structures for Monomial Ideals.
Jared L Painter*, Houston Baptist University
(10831397)

5:00 p.m.
On products in negative cohomology for nCalabiYau categories.
Petter Andreas Bergh, Norwegian University of Science and technology
David A. Jorgensen*, University of Texas at Arlington
Steffen Oppermann, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
(108313103)

5:30 p.m.
Test Modules.
Olgur Celikbas*, University of MissouriColumbia
(10831392)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Topological Combinatorics, II
Room 243, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Engstrom, Aalto University
Matthew Stamps, Aalto University Matthew.Stamps@aalto.fi

2:30 p.m.
Betti diagrams from graphs.
Alexander Engström, Aalto University
Matthew T. Stamps*, Aalto University
(108305166)

3:00 p.m.
Betti numbers of some edge ideals.
Uwe Nagel*, University of Kentucky
(108305170)

3:30 p.m.
Cellular resolutions of powers of edge ideals.
Patrik Norén*, Aalto University
Alexander Engström, Aalto University
(10830540)

4:00 p.m.
Laplacian ideals, arrangements, and resolutions.
Anton Dochtermann*, University of Miami
(108305227)

4:30 p.m.
PosetBorel Ideals.
Christopher A. Francisco, Oklahoma State University
Jeffrey Mermin, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig*, Oklahoma State University
(108313145)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis of Pattern Formation in Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 201, Herbert Hall
Organizers:
Xuefeng Wang, Tulane University xdw@tulane.edu

2:30 p.m.
Multidimensional traveling fronts in bistable reactiondiffusion equations in $\mathbb{R}^{N}$.
Masaharu Taniguchi*, Tokyo Institute of Technology
(108335203)

3:00 p.m.
Hopf bifurcation and Turing bifurcation in a ratio dependent predatorprey model with spatial diffusion and temporal delay.
Yongli Song, Tongji University
Xingfu Zou*, University of Western Ontario
(10833532)

3:30 p.m.
Homoclinic Snaking Near a Codimension Two TuringHopf Bifurcation Point in the Brusselator Model.
Justin C Tzou*, Northwestern University
YiPing Ma, University of Chicago, Northwestern University
Alvin Bayliss, Northwestern University
Bernard J Matkowsky, Northwestern University
Vladimir A Volpert, Northwestern University
(108335127)

4:00 p.m.
On the Steady State Relativistic EulerPoisson Equations.
Kaijun Zhang*, Northeast Normal University
Lasu Mai, Northeast Normal University
Jingyu Li, Northeast Normal University
(10833539)

4:30 p.m.
An IntegroPDE Model From Population Genetics.
Yuan Lou, Ohio State University
Thomas Nagylaki, The University of Chicago
Linlin Su*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(10833545)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Approximation Theory, Geometric Modelling, and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 115, Newcomb Hall
Organizers:
Henry Schenck, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign schenck@math.uiuc.edu

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Biological Fluid Dynamics: Modeling, Computations, and Applications, II
Room 213, Herbert Hall
Organizers:
Anita T. Layton, Duke University alayton@math.duke.edu
Sarah D. Olson, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Commutative Algebra, II
Room 239, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Chris Francisco, Oklahoma State University
Tai Huy Ha, Tulane University tha@tulane.edu
Adam Van Tuyl, Lakehead University

2:30 p.m.
Hilbert coefficients of parameter ideals relative to a module.
Laura Ghezzi*, New York City College of TechnologyCUNY
(10831350)

3:00 p.m.
A gluing construction for polynomial invariants.
Jia Huang*, University of Minnesota
(10831327)

3:30 p.m.
Fat Points On Grids.
Susan Marie Cooper*, Central Michigan University
(108313155)

4:00 p.m.
Rees Algebras of SquareFree Monomial Ideals.
Louiza Fouli, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
KueiNuan Lin*, University of California, Riverside
(10831348)

4:30 p.m.
Vanishing ideals of sets parametrized by monomials.
Rafael H. Villarreal*, Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN
(10831338)

5:00 p.m.
Some problems in combinatorial commutative algebra motivated by commutative algebra.
Hailong Dao*, University of Kansas
(10831346)

5:30 p.m.
Regularity of clutters with collages.
Tài Hà, Tulane University
Russ Woodroofe*, Mississippi State University
(108313204)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Methods in Knot Theory, II
Room 120, Newcomb Hall
Organizers:
Heather Russell, University of Southern California
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University kasten.la@gmail.com

2:30 p.m.
Quantum invariants of 3manifolds and their asymptotics.
Charles D. Frohman, The University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, National Science Foundation
(108357220)

3:00 p.m.
A quantum trace map.
Helen Wong*, Carleton College
Francis Bonahon, University of Southern California
(108357192)

3:30 p.m.
Some properties and applications of a graph basis for the TemperleyLieb algebra.
Xuanting Cai, LSU
Robert Todd*, University of Nebraska at Omaha
(108355167)

4:00 p.m.
On Krebes' tangle.
Susan Abernathy*, Louisiana State University
(108357189)

4:30 p.m.
The head and tail of the colored Jones polynomial for adequate links.
Cody W. Armond*, University of Iowa
Oliver T. Dasbach, Louisiana State University
(108357190)

5:00 p.m.
A Geometric Approach to the Jones Polynomial.
Charles D Frohman*, The Univerisity of Iowa
(10835764)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric and Algebraic Aspects of Representation Theory, II
Room 105, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Pramod N. Achar, Louisiana State University pramod@math.lsu.edu
Dijana Jakelić, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

2:30 p.m.
Geometry of Modular Representation Theory and Koszul Duality.
Ivan Mirkovic*, University of Massachussetts, Amherst
(108322223)

3:00 p.m.
Character sheaves on loop groups and endoscopy.
Roman Bezrukavnikov*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(108322225)

3:30 p.m.
A geometric realization of modified quantum algebras.
Yiqiang Li*, University at Buffalo, SUNY
(108317149)

4:00 p.m.
Split abelian chief factors and Lie algebra cohomology.
Jörg Feldvoss*, University of South Alabama
Salvatore Siciliano, Università del Salento
Thomas Weigel, Università degli Studi di MilanoBicocca
(108317118)

4:30 p.m.
The Generalized KacWakimoto Conjecture.
Jonathan R Kujawa*, University of Oklahoma
(10831716)

5:00 p.m.
Presenting Schur Superalgebras.
Houssein El Turkey*, The University of Oklahoma, Norman
Jonathan Kujawa, The University of Oklahoma, Norman
(10831683)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions of Geometry and Topology in Low Dimensions, II
Room 119, Newcomb Hall
Organizers:
John Etnyre, Georgia Tech
Rafal Komendarczyk, Tulane University
Lenhard Ng, Duke University ng@math.duke.edu

2:30 p.m.
HeegaardFloer type invariants of contact structures.
Gordana Matic*, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
(108357182)

3:30 p.m.
Spinal open books and symplectic fillings.
Samuel Lisi, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Jeremy Van HornMorris*, University of Arkansas
Chris Wendl, University College London
(108357162)

4:00 p.m.
Branched Coverings of Contact Manifolds.
Meredith Casey*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(108357201)

4:30 p.m.
Stein fillings of planar open books.
Amey Kaloti*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(108357142)

5:00 p.m.
Satellites of Legendrian knots and representations of the ChekanovEliashberg algebra.
Lenhard Ng, Duke University
Dan Rutherford*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
(108357154)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Groups and Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 104, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Kailash C. Misra, North Carolina State University
Milen Yakimov, Louisiana State University yakimov@math.lsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Computing FrobeniusSchur indicators for doubles of groups.
M. Susan Montgomery*, University of Southern California
(108316112)

3:00 p.m.
Invariant Theory of finite group actions on downup algebras.
James J Zhang*, University of Washington
(10831685)

3:30 p.m.
Total indicators of the representations of quasiHopf algebras.
SiuHung Ng*, Iowa State University
(108316205)

4:00 p.m.
Quantum binary polyhedral groups and their actions on quantum planes.
Kenneth Chan, University of Washington
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University
Chelsea Walton*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
James Zhang, University of Washington
(10831691)

4:30 p.m.
Eisenstein Series on Affine KacMoody Groups over Function Fields.
KyuHwan Lee*, University of Connecticut
Philip Lombardo, St. Joseph's College
(10832282)

5:00 p.m.
Principal Realizations of the Yangian Y(sl(n)).
Naihuan Jing*, North Carolina State University
(108317159)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis: Current Directions and Applications, II
Room 123, Newcomb Hall
Organizers:
HuiHsiung Kuo, Louisiana State University
Ambar Sengupta, Louisiana State University sengupta@math.lsu.edu
P. Sundar, Louisiana State University

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.3:10 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, I
Room 212, Herbert Hall
Sunday October 14, 2012

Sunday October 14, 2012, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Book Exhibit
Qatar Ballroom, LavinBernick Center

Sunday October 14, 2012, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Kendal Cram Lecture Hall Foyer, LavinBernick Center

Sunday October 14, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures over Commutative Rings, III
Room 122, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Lee Klingler, Florida Atlantic University
Aihua Li, Montclair State University lia@mail.montclair.edu
Ralph Tucci, Loyola University New Orleans

8:00 a.m.
The Structure of ZeroDivisor Graphs.
Ali Mohammadian*, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM)
(10831615)

8:30 a.m.
Is it time for a new definition of the zerodivisor graph?
Shane P. Redmond*, Eastern Kentucky University
(108313111)

9:00 a.m.
A simplicial complex for the zero divisor graph of a semigroup.
Lisa DeMeyer*, Central Michigan University
Peter Vermeire, Central Michigan University
(108320152)

9:30 a.m.
The Clique Ideal Property.
Thomas G. Lucas*, University of North Carolina Charlotte
(10831330)

10:00 a.m.
Right primary and nilary rings and ideals.
Gary F. Birkenmeier*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jin Yong Kim, HyungHee University
Jae Keol Park, Busan National University
(10831637)

10:30 a.m.
Rings whose multiplicative endomorphisms are power functions.
Greg G. Oman*, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
(108313184)

Sunday October 14, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Topological Combinatorics, III
Room 243, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Alexander Engstrom, Aalto University
Matthew Stamps, Aalto University Matthew.Stamps@aalto.fi

Sunday October 14, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Methods in Knot Theory, III
Room 120, Newcomb Hall
Organizers:
Heather Russell, University of Southern California
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University kasten.la@gmail.com

8:00 a.m.
Quasifuchsian surfaces in knot complements.
David Futer, Temple University
Efstratia Kalfagianni, Michigan State University
Jessica S Purcell*, Brigham Young University
(108357101)

8:30 a.m.
The Jones polynomial and surfaces far from fibers.
David Futer*, Temple University
Efstratia Kalfagianni, Michigan State University
Jessica S Purcell, Brigham Young University
(108357105)

9:00 a.m.
Hyperbolic structures from link diagrams.
Morwen Thistlethwaite, University of Tennessee
Anastasiia Tsvietkova*, Louisiana State University
(10835714)

9:30 a.m.
Character Varieties of Families of OneCusped Hyperbolic 3Manifolds.
Kate Petersen*, Florida State University
(108357150)

10:00 a.m.
Lorenz and horseshoe knots.
Ilya Kofman*, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Joan Birman, Barnard College, Columbia University
(108357110)

10:30 a.m.
Extending an entropic magma by an affine entropic magma.
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University and UG
(10835575)

Sunday October 14, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric and Algebraic Aspects of Representation Theory, III
Room 105, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Pramod N. Achar, Louisiana State University pramod@math.lsu.edu
Dijana Jakelić, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

8:00 a.m.
Positivity in $T$Equivariant $K$theory of flag varieties associated to KacMoody groups.
Shrawan Kumar*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(10831943)

8:30 a.m.
Shifted generic cohomology.
Brian Parshall*, University of Virginia
(10832056)

9:00 a.m.
Multiplicity formulas for perverse coherent sheaves on the nilpotent cone.
Myron MinnThuAye*, Louisiana State University
(108322193)

9:30 a.m.
Category $\mathcal{O}$ for Rational Cherednik Algebras in Positive Characteristic.
Martina Balagovic*, University of York
(10831699)

10:00 a.m.
Towards canonical bases for quantum KacMoody superalgebras.
Sean I Clark*, University of Virginia
David Hill, University of Virginia
Weiqiang Wang, University of Virginia
(108317130)

10:30 a.m.
Thick subcategories for classical Lie superalgebras.
Brian D. Boe*, University of Georgia
Jonathan R. Kujawa, University of Oklahoma
Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia
(108317172)

Sunday October 14, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions of Geometry and Topology in Low Dimensions, III
Room 119, Newcomb Hall
Organizers:
John Etnyre, Georgia Tech
Rafal Komendarczyk, Tulane University
Lenhard Ng, Duke University ng@math.duke.edu

Sunday October 14, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis: Current Directions and Applications, III
Room 123, Newcomb Hall
Organizers:
HuiHsiung Kuo, Louisiana State University
Ambar Sengupta, Louisiana State University sengupta@math.lsu.edu
P. Sundar, Louisiana State University

8:00 a.m.
Widder's theorem for symmetric local Dirichlet forms.
Nathaniel Eldredge*, Cornell University
Laurent SaloffCoste, Cornell University
(108360185)

8:30 a.m.
Measures on Banach Manifolds and Supersymmetric Quantum Field Theory.
Jonathan Weitsman*, Northeastern University
(108360235)

9:00 a.m.
Discussion.

9:30 a.m.
Some Hölder inequalities for norms of Poissonian Wick products.
Aurel Iulian Stan*, The Ohio State University at Marion
Alberto Lanconelli, University of Bari, Italy
(10836053)

10:00 a.m.
A Gaussian Radon Transform for Banach Spaces.
Irina Holmes*, Louisiana State University
Ambar N Sengupta, Louisiana State University
(108360104)

10:30 a.m.
Malliavin Calculus for Stochastic Point Vortex and Lagrangian Models.
Meng Xu*, Rockefeller University
Sivaguru Sritharan, Naval Postgraduate School
(10836089)

Sunday October 14, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics: Rook Theory and Applications, III
Room 242, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Mahir Bilen Can, Tulane University mcan@tulane.edu
Michael Joyce, Tulane University
Jeff Remmel, University of California at San Diego

Sunday October 14, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Commutative Algebra, III
Room 239, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Chris Francisco, Oklahoma State University
Tai Huy Ha, Tulane University tha@tulane.edu
Adam Van Tuyl, Lakehead University

8:30 a.m.
Colorings of simplicial complexes and vertex decomposability.
Jennifer Biermann*, Lakehead University
Christopher Francisco, Oklahoma State University
Huy Tài Hà, Tulane University
Adam Van Tuyl, Lakehead University
(108313226)

9:00 a.m.
Logarithmic vector fields and curve configurations.
Hal Schenck*, University of Illinois
Hiroaki Terao, Hokkaido University
Masahiko Yoshinaga, Hokkaido University
(108314173)

9:30 a.m.
Projective Dimension and Graph Domination Parameters.
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas
Jay Schweig*, Oklahoma State University
(108313144)

10:00 a.m.
A sufficient condition for CohenMacaulay edge rings.
Augustine B O'Keefe*, University of Kentucky
Huy Tai Ha, Tulane University
(108313178)

10:30 a.m.
Associated Primes of Powers of Edge Ideals.
Jose MartinezBernal, Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN
Susan Morey*, Texas State University
Rafael H. Villarreal, Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN
(10831384)

Sunday October 14, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Diffusion Processes in Biology
Room 213, Herbert Hall
Organizers:
Gustavo Didier, Tulane University gdidier@tulane.edu
Greg Forest, University of North Carolina, Charlotte

8:00 a.m.
Fractional Kinetics of Microparticles in Human Mucus.
Scott A McKinley*, University of Florida
David B. Hill, University of North CarolinaChapel Hill
John Mellnik, University of North CarolinaChapel Hill
M. Gregory Forest, University of North CarolinaChapel Hill
(108360221)

8:30 a.m.
Deterministic and Stochastic Modeling of Antibody Sequestration of Viral Populations in Mucosal Layers.
Alex Chen*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Sam Lai, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Scott McKinley, University of Florida
Peter Mucha, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Greg Forest, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(10839231)

9:00 a.m.
Fluctuating hydrodynamics of immersed particles in a Maxwellian fluid.
Christel Hohenegger*, University of Utah
Scott A. McKinley, University of Florida
(108376222)

9:30 a.m.
Statistical Inference for stochastic differential equations driven by Fractional Brownian Motion.
Natesh Pillai*, Harvard University
Martin Lysy, University of Waterloo
(108360214)

10:00 a.m.
MultipleParticleTracking Microrheology for Biological Materials.
Yuan Teng, Tulane University
Weixiong Wang, Schlumberger
Damir B Khismatullin*, Tulane University
(108376216)

10:30 a.m.
Detection of Heterogeneity in Microrheological Experiments.
John Fricks*, Pennsylvania State University
(108392209)

Sunday October 14, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Quantum Groups and Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 104, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Kailash C. Misra, North Carolina State University
Milen Yakimov, Louisiana State University yakimov@math.lsu.edu

Sunday October 14, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis of Pattern Formation in Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 201, Herbert Hall
Organizers:
Xuefeng Wang, Tulane University xdw@tulane.edu

9:00 a.m.
Global bifurcation of solutions for crime modeling equations.
Robert Stephen Cantrell, University of Miami
Chris Cosner*, University of MIami
Raul Manasevich, University of Chile
(10833533)

9:30 a.m.
Traveling Wave Solutions of AllenCahn Equation with Fractional Laplacians.
Changfeng Gui, University of Connecticut
Mingfeng Zhao*, University of Connecticut
(108335116)

10:00 a.m.
Effect of the heterogeneity on the concentration point in the groundstate solution of a reactiondiffusion equation.
Hiroko Yamamoto*, Mathematical Institute, Tohoku University
Izumi Takagi, Mathematical Institute, Tohoku University
(108335129)

10:30 a.m.
Nonexistence result for a class of ShigesadaKawasakiTeramoto type reactioncross diffusion models.
Shu Dai, Ohio State University
Dong Li, University of British Columbia
Kun Zhao*, Tulane University
(108335199)

Sunday October 14, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Application of Functional Analytic Techniques to Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems, I
Room 115, Newcomb Hall
Organizers:
John R. Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga JohnGraef@utc.edu
Lingju Kong, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Bo Yang, Kennesaw State University

9:00 a.m.
A LeggettWilliams type theorem applied to a $2n$th order problem with symmetry.
Paul Eloe*, University of Dayton
(108334169)

9:30 a.m.
An upper estimate for positive solutions of the $(p,np)$ conjugate boundary value problem.
Bo Yang*, Kennesaw State University
(108334210)

10:00 a.m.
Generalized Monotone Method, Numerical Approach for Ordinary and Fractional Differential Equations.
Aghalaya S. Vatsala*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Sowmya Muniswamy, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Donna Sue Stutson, Xavier University of New Orleans
(10833493)

10:30 a.m.
Existence of positive solutions to an abstract Hammerstein equation.
Abdelhamid Benmezai, USTHB, Algeria
John R. Graef*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Lingju Kong, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(10834770)

Sunday October 14, 2012, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, II
Room 212, Herbert Hall

9:15 a.m.
$\text{\rm{Sol}}_1^{4}$geometry.
KyungBai Lee, The University Of Oklahoma
Scott Van Thuong*, The University Of Oklahoma
(10835318)

9:30 a.m.
An Affine Paving of Hessenberg Varieties.
Martha E. Precup*, University of Notre Dame
(10831422)

9:45 a.m.
Free Resolutions of Ideals with Monomial and Binomial Generators.
Trevor E McGuire*, Louisiana State University
(108313109)

10:00 a.m.
Orthogonal bases of Brauer symmetry classes of tensors for the dihedral group (Part 1).
Randall R. Holmes*, Auburn University
Avantha Kodithuwakku, Auburn University
(108315132)

10:15 a.m.
Orthogonal bases of Brauer symmetry classes of tensors for the dihedral group (Part 2).
Randall R. Holmes, Auburn University
K. A. A. Indika*, Auburn University
(108315161)

10:30 a.m.
Characteristic Equation and Determinant of a Null Matrix.
Lateef Adewale Kareem*, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
(10831509)

10:45 a.m.
Singular values and eigenvalues of complex skew symmetric, symplectic and Hamiltonian matrices.
Wen Yan*, Tuskegee University
Durmus Bozkurt, Selcuk University
TinYau Tam, Auburn University
(108315176)

Sunday October 14, 2012, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
From holomorphic curves to knot invariants via the cotangent bundle.
Kendall Cram Lecture Hall, LavinBernick Center
Lenhard Ng*, Duke University
(10835703)

Sunday October 14, 2012, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
The AndruskiewitschDumas conjecture.
Kendall Cram Lecture Hall, LavinBernick Center
Milen T. Yakimov*, Louisiana State University
(10831604)

Sunday October 14, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures over Commutative Rings, IV
Room 122, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Lee Klingler, Florida Atlantic University
Aihua Li, Montclair State University lia@mail.montclair.edu
Ralph Tucci, Loyola University New Orleans

Sunday October 14, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Application of Functional Analytic Techniques to Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems, II
Room 115, Newcomb Hall
Organizers:
John R. Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga JohnGraef@utc.edu
Lingju Kong, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Bo Yang, Kennesaw State University

2:30 p.m.
Existence of positive solutions to a higher order singular boundary value problem with fractional $q$derivatives.
Lingju Kong*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
John R. Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(10833455)

3:00 p.m.
Positive solutions of nonlocal fractional boundary value problems.
John R. Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Lingju Kong, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Qingkai Kong, Northern Illinois University
Min Wang*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(10833451)

3:30 p.m.
Stochastic Boundary Value Problems of ItoDoob Type with Applications.
Gangaram S Ladde*, University of South Florida at Tampa
(10833473)

4:00 p.m.
Positive Solutions for a Second Order Impulsive BVP with Bounded Linear Operator Conditions.
Johnny Henderson, Baylor University
Xueyan (Sherry) Liu*, Baylor University
Shawn Sutherland, Baylor University
Yu Tian, School of Science, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
(10833462)

4:30 p.m.
A Representative Formula for the One Dimensional Caputo Fractional Reaction Diffusion Equation and a numerical example using the Generalized Monotone Method.
Donna S Stutson*, Xavier University of Louisiana
A. S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(108335163)

5:00 p.m.
Positive Stationary Solutions and Spreading Speeds of KPP Equations in Locally Spatially Inhomogeneous Media.
Liang Kong*, Auburn Univesity
Wenxian Shen, Auburn University
(108337108)

5:30 p.m.
An integral equation method to derive uniform asymptotic expansions of solutions of a class of singularly perturbed boundary value problems.
John Bryce McLeod, University of Oxford
Susmita Sadhu*, Georgia College
(10833419)

Sunday October 14, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Methods in Knot Theory, IV
Room 120, Newcomb Hall
Organizers:
Heather Russell, University of Southern California
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University kasten.la@gmail.com

2:30 p.m.
Invariants of Links in Thickened Surfaces.
Daniel S Silver*, University of South Alabama
Susan G Williams, University of South Alabama
J Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
(10835766)

3:00 p.m.
Computing the height of Kauffmam's clock lattice.
Moshe Cohen*, BarIlan University, Israel
Mina Teicher, BarIlan University, Israel
(10835708)

3:30 p.m.
Concordance Genus of 11crossing Knots.
M Kate Kearney*, Louisiana State University
(108357191)

4:00 p.m.
A categorification of the Tutte polynomial.
Moshe Cohen, BarIlan University
Adam M Lowrance*, Vassar College
(10835754)

4:30 p.m.
Recursive Behavior of Ribbon Graph Polynomials and applications to link polynomials.
Neal W Stoltzfus*, Louisiana State University
Jordan Keller, Columbia University
MurphyKate Montee, Notre Dame
(108357180)

5:00 p.m.
Irreducible factors of modular representations of mapping class groups arising in Integral TQFT.
Patrick M Gilmer*, Louisiana State University
Gregor Masbaum, Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu (UMR 7586 du CNRS)
(108357123)

Sunday October 14, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric and Algebraic Aspects of Representation Theory, IV
Room 105, Boggs Hall
Organizers:
Pramod N. Achar, Louisiana State University pramod@math.lsu.edu
Dijana Jakelić, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

2:30 p.m.
On representations of affine vertex algebras outside the category $\mathcal{O}$.
Drazen Adamovic*, University of Zagreb
(108317148)

3:00 p.m.
Vertex operators and Jack Polynomials.
Wuxing Cai, South China University of Technology
Naihuan Jing*, North Carolina State University
(108316160)

3:30 p.m.
$\mathcal W$constraints for the total descendant potential of a simple singularity.
Bojko Bakalov*, North Carolina State University
Todor Milanov, Kavli IPMU, University of Tokyo (WPI)
(108317183)

4:00 p.m.
Virasoro action on Imaginary Verma modules and the operator form of the KZequation.
Ben L. Cox*, College of Charleston
Vyacheslav Futorny, Universidade de Sao Paulo
Renato A. Martins, Universidade de Sao Paulo
(108317143)

4:30 p.m.
Weight modules of infinite dimensional Weyl algebras.
Vyacheslav Futorny, University of Sao Paulo
Dimitar Grantcharov*, University of Texas at Arlington
(108317140)

5:00 p.m.
Saturation in Tensor Product Decomposition of Integrable A ffine $\mathfrak{sl}_2$ Representations.
Merrick L. Brown*, University of North Carolina  Chapel Hill
(108322237)

Sunday October 14, 2012, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis: Current Directions and Applications, IV
Room 123, Newcomb Hall
Organizers:
HuiHsiung Kuo, Louisiana State University
Ambar Sengupta, Louisiana State University sengupta@math.lsu.edu
P. Sundar, Louisiana State University
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