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Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
September 2223, 2012 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1082
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Sunday September 23, 2012

Sunday September 23, 2012, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sale
Rm. 81300, Gosnell Hall

Sunday September 23, 2012, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium, Gosnell Hall

Sunday September 23, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, III
Rm. 3305, Gosnell Hall
Organizers:
Steve Gonek, University of Rochester
Angel Kumchev, Towson University akumchev@towson.edu

8:00 a.m.
SemiLinear Sieve, Ternary Quadratic Forms and the Enumeration of Certain Varieties.
John B Friedlander*, University of Toronto
(10821185)

8:30 a.m.
Large character sums.
Leo Goldmakher*, University of Toronto
Youness Lamzouri, York University
(108211113)

9:00 a.m.
On the differences between consecutive prime numbers, II.
Daniel A. Goldston, San Jose State University
Andrew H. Ledoan*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(108211179)

9:30 a.m.
On the degrees of divisors of $x^n1$.
Lola Thompson*, University of Georgia
(10821173)

10:00 a.m.
Zeros of partial zeta functions off the critical line.
Yoonbok Lee*, University of Rochester
(10821156)

10:30 a.m.
The Ideal Sieve In Dimension $\le 1$.
Sidney W. Graham*, Central MIchigan University
(10821188)

Sunday September 23, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems and Nonsmooth Optimization: Celebrating Zuhair Nashed's 75th Birthday, III
Rm. 3149, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Patricia Clark, Rochester Institute of Technology
Baasansuren Jadama, Rochester Institute of Technology
Akhtar A. Khan, Rochester Institute of Technology aaksma@rit.edu
Hulin Wu, University of Rochester

8:00 a.m.
Improved inverse problem discretizations via augmented Lagrangian stabilization of a constrained optimization problem.
Carlos E. Rivas Aroni, CGGVeritas, Houston, TX
Paul E. Barbone*, Mechanical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, MA
Assad A. Oberai, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst., Troy, NY
(108265325)

8:30 a.m.
Inverse Problem Solution for Interpreting XRay Microbeam Diffraction Measurements of Electromigration Induced Strains.
Antoinette M. Maniatty*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(108274177)

9:00 a.m.
Intravascular Ultrasound Elastography: Practical and Computational Aspects of Solving the Elastic Inverse Problem.
Michael S. Richards*, University of Rochester
Renato Perucchio, University of Rochester
Marvin M Doyley, University of Rochester
(108274302)

9:30 a.m.
Parameter estimation for ordinary differential equation models with applications in HIV dynamics.
Hongqi Xue*, University of Rochester
(108249293)

10:00 a.m.
A Modified Output Least Squares Approach for the Inverse Problem of Tumor Identification.
Brian C Winkler*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(108249246)

10:30 a.m.
Inverse Problems in Brain Image Analysis.
Noore Zahra*, School of Engineering and Technology, Sharda University
(108249225)

Sunday September 23, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Microlocal Analysis and Nonlinear Evolution Equations, III
Rm. 2365, Gosnell Hall
Organizers:
Raluca Felea, Rochester Institute of Technology rxfsma@rit.edu
DanAndrei Geba, University of Rochester

8:00 a.m.
The Boltzmann equation, Besov spaces, and optimal time decay rates in $\mathbb{R}^n$.
Vedran Sohinger*, University of Pennsylvania
Robert Strain, University of Pennsylvania
(108235195)

8:30 a.m.
A CentreStable Manifold for the EnergyCritical Wave Equation in $\mathbb R^3$ in the Symmetric Setting.
Marius Beceanu*, Institute for Advanced Study
(108235290)

9:00 a.m.
Resonant phaseshift and global smoothing of the periodic Kortewegde Vries equation in low regularity settings.
Seungly Oh*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(10824263)

9:30 a.m.
Enhanced imaging from multiply scattered waves.
Romina Gaburro*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Limerick, Ireland.
(108235227)

10:00 a.m.
Quantum Ergodic Restriction for Laplace Eigenfunctions.
John A Toth*, McGill University
(108235126)

10:30 a.m.
The Microlocal Analysis of a Local Bistatic Ultrasound Algorithm.
Gaik Ambartsoumian, University of Texas at Arlington
Venkateswaran P. Krishnan, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research Centre for Applicable Mathematics, Bangalore, India
Eric Todd Quinto*, Tufts Univesrity
(10824493)

Sunday September 23, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Modern Relativity, III
Rm. 2159, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Manuela Campanelli, Rochester Institute of Technology
Yosef Zlochower, Rochester Institute of Technology yosef@astro.rit.edu

Sunday September 23, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on New Advances in Graph Theory, III
Rm. 2129, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Jobby Jacob, Rochester Institute of Technology jxjsma@rit.edu
Paul Wenger, University of Colorado Denver

8:00 a.m.
On Metric Dimension of Permutation Graphs.
Michael Hallaway, Texas A&M University at Galveston
Cong X. Kang, Texas A&M University at Galveston
Eunjeong Yi*, Texas A&M University at Galveston
(10820597)

8:30 a.m.
Factors and $2$EdgeColorings of Graphs of Specified Families.
Kathleen M Ryan*, Lehigh University
Garth Isaak, Lehigh University
(108205299)

9:00 a.m.
Star colorings and acyclic colorings of graphs with bounded degree.
Alexandr V Kostochka, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Christopher J Stocker*, Marquette University
Paul Wrayno, Western Kentucky University
(108205298)

9:30 a.m.
Commodity distribution on graphs and Kronecker PageRank.
Fan Chung, University of California, San Diego
Paul Horn*, Harvard University
Jacob Hughes, University of California, San Diego
(108205294)

10:00 a.m.
Integrality gap for Demand Matching Problem and fractional coloring number for treenets.
Hehui Wu*, McGill Universtiy
Mohit Singh, McGill University and Microsoft Research
(108205265)

10:30 a.m.
On Chorded Cycles.
Ronald J. Gould*, Emory University
(108205119)

Sunday September 23, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations in the Physical and Biological Sciences, III
Rm. 1149, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Tony Harkin, Rochester Institute of Technology harkin@rit.edu
Doug Wright, Drexel University

Sunday September 23, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Symplectic and Contact Topology, II
Rm. 1340, Orange Hall
Organizers:
Dusa McDuff, Barnard College dusa@math.columbia.edu
Vera Vertesi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Legendrian $\theta$graphs.
Elena Pavelescu*, Oklahoma State University
Danielle O'Donnol, Imperial College, London
(108257167)

8:30 a.m.
A combinatorial differential graded algebra for Legendrian knots from generating families.
Michael Brad Henry*, Siena College
Dan Rutherford, University of Arkansas  Fayetteville
(108257221)

9:00 a.m.
Spinal open books and symplectic fillings.
Samuel Lisi, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Chris Wendl, University College London
Jeremy Van HornMorris*, Stanford University
(108257153)

10:00 a.m.
A contact invariant in monopole Floer homology.
John A. Baldwin, Boston College
Steven Sivek*, Harvard University
(108257220)

10:30 a.m.
Lagrangian Caps in $\mathbb{C}^2$.
Emmy Murphy*, MIT
(108251162)

Sunday September 23, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Wavelet and Frame Theoretic Methods in Harmonic Analysis and Partial Differential Equations in Memory of Daryl Geller, III
Rm. 3365, Gosnell Hall
Organizers:
Alex Iosevich, University of Rochester iosevich@gmail.com
Azita Mayeli, City University of New York

8:00 a.m.
Dynamical Sampling: TimeSpace Tradeoff.
Akram Aldroubi*, Dept. of Mathematics, Vanderbilt University
Ilya Krishtal, Nothern Illinois University, Dekalb
Jacqueline Davis, Vanderbilt University
(10824278)

9:00 a.m.
Orbit spaces for linear actions of solvable groups.
Bradley Currey*, Saint Louis University
Didier Arnal, Université de Bourgogne
Béchir Dali, King Saud University
Vignon Oussa, Bridgewater State University
(10822272)

10:00 a.m.
A 4D Wavelet Transform.
Keith F. Taylor*, Dalhousie University
Mahya Ghandehari, Dalhousie University
Aizhan Syzdykova, Pavlodar State University
(10824329)

Sunday September 23, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric, Categorical and Combinatorial Methods in Representation Theory, III
Rm. 1355, Orange Hall
Organizers:
David Hemmer, State University of New York at Buffalo
Yiqiang Li, State University of New York at Buffalo yiqiang@buffalo.edu

Sunday September 23, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Probability and Statistical Physics, III
Rm. 3159, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Wenbo Li, University of Delaware wli@math.udel.edu
Carl Mueller, University of Rochester
Shannon Starr, University of Rochester

8:30 a.m.
Inapproximability of the Partition Function for the Antiferromagnetic Ising and HardCore Models.
Andreas Galanis, Georgia Tech
Daniel Stefankovic*, University of Rochester
Eric Vigoda, Georgia Tech
(108260149)

9:00 a.m.
Fluctuation bounds for the Mallows measure.
Shannon L Starr*, University of Alabama, Birmingham
Meg Walters, University of Rochester
(10826058)

9:30 a.m.
Emptiness formation probability in the Heisenberg antiferromagnet.
Stephen Ng*, University of Rochester
Nicholas Crawford, The Technion
Shannon Starr, University of Alabama, Birmingham
(108282120)

10:00 a.m.
Bond Percolation on the nonp.c.f. Sierpinski gasket and the hexacarpet.
Derek Lougee, Cornell University
Benjamin Steinhurst*, Cornell University
(108260116)

10:30 a.m.
Ruin time for a class of general Lévy insurance risk processes.
Philip S Griffin*, Syracuse University
(10826064)

Sunday September 23, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Continuum Theory, III
Rm. 2355, Gosnell Hall
Organizers:
Likin C. Simon Romero, Rochester Institute of Technology lsrsma@rit.edu

9:00 a.m.
Workshop Session (Continuum Theory)

10:00 a.m.
Workshop Session (Continuum Theory)

Sunday September 23, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Evolution Equations, III
Rm. 1360, Orange Hall
Organizers:
Mihai Bailesteanu, University of Rochester bailesteanu@math.rochester.edu
MaoPei Tsui, University of Toledo

Sunday September 23, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Image Processing, III
Rm. 2149, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Nathan Cahill, Rochester Institute of Technology nathan.cahill@rit.edu
Lixin Shen, Syracuse University
Yuesheng Xu, Syracuse University

Sunday September 23, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Operator Theory and Function Spaces, III
Rm. 2300, Gosnell Hall
Organizers:
Gabriel T. Prajitura, State University of New York at Brockport gprajitu@brockport.edu
Ruhan Zhao, State University of New York at Brockport

Sunday September 23, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Permutations Patterns, Algorithms, and Enumerative Combinatorics, III
Rm. 2139, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Howard Skogman, State University of New York at Brockport
Rebecca Smith, State University of New York at Brockport rnsmith@brockport.edu

Sunday September 23, 2012, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Edgecover by random walk.
Van Peursem Auditorium, Gosnell 1250, Gosnell Hall
Peter Winkler*, Dartmouth College
(10820504)

Sunday September 23, 2012, 1:55 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Invited Address
Whither the Riemann zeta function?
Van Peursem Auditorium, Gosnell 1250, Gosnell Hall
Steve Gonek*, University of Rochester
(10821101)

Sunday September 23, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, IV
Rm. 3305, Gosnell Hall
Organizers:
Steve Gonek, University of Rochester
Angel Kumchev, Towson University akumchev@towson.edu

Sunday September 23, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Continuum Theory, IV
Rm. 2355, Gosnell Hall
Organizers:
Likin C. Simon Romero, Rochester Institute of Technology lsrsma@rit.edu

3:00 p.m.
Workshop Session (Hyperspaces)

4:00 p.m.
Workshop Session (Hyperspaces)

5:00 p.m.
$n$Arc Connected Spaces.
Benjamin Espinoza*, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
Paul Gartside, University of Pittsburgh
Ana Mamatelashvili, University of Pittsburgh
(108254187)

Sunday September 23, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems and Nonsmooth Optimization: Celebrating Zuhair Nashed's 75th Birthday, IV
Rm. 3149, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Patricia Clark, Rochester Institute of Technology
Baasansuren Jadama, Rochester Institute of Technology
Akhtar A. Khan, Rochester Institute of Technology aaksma@rit.edu
Hulin Wu, University of Rochester

Sunday September 23, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Image Processing, IV
Rm. 2149, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Nathan Cahill, Rochester Institute of Technology nathan.cahill@rit.edu
Lixin Shen, Syracuse University
Yuesheng Xu, Syracuse University

3:00 p.m.
A sublinear time algorithm for sparse Fourier representations.
Yang Wang*, Michigan State University
(108294330)

3:30 p.m.
Sampling with Localized and Weaklylocalized Frames.
Guohui Song*, Clarkson University
Anne Gelb, Arizona State University
(108265168)

4:00 p.m.
Random Walk Hitting Times for Shape Representations in Image Analysis.
Nathan D Cahill*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Laura Rolston, Rochester Institute of Technology
Lena Gorelick, University of Western Ontario
(108260305)

4:30 p.m.
Evaluating thinplate spline registration of the breast in two supine positions.
Mehran Ebrahimi*, Dept. of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto
Anne L. Martel, Dept. of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto
(108200237)

5:00 p.m.
Sparse matrix decomposition methods in brain mapping.
Brian B Avants*, PICSL, University of Pennsylvania
(108262256)

5:30 p.m.
Segmentation and Artifact Correction in Ultrasound Images.
Jue Wang*, Union College
Yongjian Yu, Varian Medical Systems
(108292251)

Sunday September 23, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Microlocal Analysis and Nonlinear Evolution Equations, IV
Rm. 2365, Gosnell Hall
Organizers:
Raluca Felea, Rochester Institute of Technology rxfsma@rit.edu
DanAndrei Geba, University of Rochester

3:00 p.m.
Microlocal analysis of radar imaging of a dynamic reflectivity function.
R Felea, Rochester Institute of Technology
R Gaburro, University of Limerick
C J Nolan*, University of Limerick
(10823587)

3:30 p.m.
Lower bound for the rate of blowup of singular solutions of the Zakharov system in 3D.
J. Colliander, University of Toronto
M. Czubak*, Binghamton University (SUNY)
C. Sulem, University of Toronto
(108235196)

4:00 p.m.
Restricted linear convolution inequalities and estimates for bilinear convolution operators.
Dan Geba, Department of Mathematics, University of Rochester
Allan Greenleaf*, Department of Mathematics, University of Rochester
Alex Iosevich, Department of Mathematics, University of Rochester
Eyvindur Palsson, Department of Mathematics, University of Rochester
Eric Sawyer, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, McMaster University
(108242129)

4:30 p.m.
Bilinear estimates and applications.
Alex Iosevich*, University of Rochester
(10824241)

5:00 p.m.
On the wellposedness of a modified Boussinesq equation.
Dan Andrei Geba, University of Rochester
David Karapetyan*, University of Rochester
(108235226)

Sunday September 23, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Modern Relativity, IV
Rm. 2159, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Manuela Campanelli, Rochester Institute of Technology
Yosef Zlochower, Rochester Institute of Technology yosef@astro.rit.edu

3:00 p.m.
Neutron Star Magnetospheres interactions in forcefree plasma.
Marcelo Ponce*, Department of Physics, University of Guelph
Mathew Anderson, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Louisiana State University
Luis Lehner, Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, ON; Dept.of Physics, Univ.of Guelph; CIFAR, Cosmology & Gravity
Steven L. Liebling, Department of Physics, Long Island University, New York
Carlos Palenzuela, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, Toronto, Ontario
(108283257)

4:00 p.m.
Neutron Star Evolutions using Tabulated Equations of State with a New Execution Model.
Matthew Anderson*, Indiana University
(10828330)

5:00 p.m.
Hyperbolicrelaxation systems in Astrophysics: going beyond ideal MHD.
Carlos Palenzuela*, Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA)
(108285253)

Sunday September 23, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on New Advances in Graph Theory, IV
Rm. 2129, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Jobby Jacob, Rochester Institute of Technology jxjsma@rit.edu
Paul Wenger, University of Colorado Denver

3:00 p.m.
Toughness and Binding Number.
Nathan Kahl*, Seton Hall University
(108205300)

3:30 p.m.
Alspach's Conjecture: Hamilton decompositions of certain $6$regular Cayley graphs on Abelian groups of even order.
Erik E Westlund*, Kennesaw State University
(108205205)

4:00 p.m.
Hypergraph independent sets.
Jonathan Cutler*, Montclair State University
A. J. Radcliffe, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108205255)

4:30 p.m.
Locally 2arc transitive covers of complete bipartite graphs.
Eric Swartz*, Binghamton University
(10820533)

5:00 p.m.
Efficiency of Graphs.
Bryan Ek, Rochester Institute of Technology
Caitlin VerSchneider, Nazareth College
Darren A. Narayan*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(108205244)

5:30 p.m.
Discovering the missing piece: 4connected, 4regular, clawfree graphs of odd order.
Trevor J. Gionet, Jr., Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Erika L.C. King*, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Yixiao Sha, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
(108205157)

Sunday September 23, 2012, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Permutations Patterns, Algorithms, and Enumerative Combinatorics, IV
Rm. 2139, Gleason Hall
Organizers:
Howard Skogman, State University of New York at Brockport
Rebecca Smith, State University of New York at Brockport rnsmith@brockport.edu

Sunday September 23, 2012, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Wavelet and Frame Theoretic Methods in Harmonic Analysis and Partial Differential Equations in Memory of Daryl Geller, IV
Rm. 3365, Gosnell Hall
Organizers:
Alex Iosevich, University of Rochester iosevich@gmail.com
Azita Mayeli, City University of New York
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