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Fall Central Sectional Meeting
University of Akron, Akron, OH
October 2021, 2012 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1084
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Sunday October 21, 2012

Sunday October 21, 2012, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
Atrium 2, College of Arts and Sciences

Sunday October 21, 2012, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium 1, College of Arts and Sciences

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on A Survey of LatticeValued Mathematics and its Applications, III
Room 409, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Austin Melton, Kent State University amelton@kent.edu
Stephen E. Rodabaugh, Youngstown State University

8:00 a.m.
Categories of $L$Fuzzy Relations.
Michael Winter*, Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada
(108406329)

9:00 a.m.
Enrichment in Quantaloids: a Typed Enrichment for Categorical Description of Heterogenous Spaces.
Michael Bukatin*, Nokia Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Ralph Kopperman, Department of Mathematics, City College, City University of New York, New York, New York, USA
Steve Matthews, Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
(108406271)

10:00 a.m.
Classification Results on Residuated Lattices.
Sándor Jenei*, Inst of Math & Informatics, University of Pécs, Hungary & Dept of KnowlBased Math Systems, JKU, Linz, Austria
(108406125)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Additive and Combinatorial Number Theory, III
Room 136, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Tsz Ho Chan, University of Memphis
Kevin O'Bryant, City University of New York
Gang Yu, Kent State University yu@math.kent.edu

8:00 a.m.
Problems and results in additive number theory.
Melvyn B. Nathanson*, Lehman College (CUNY), Bronx, NY
(108411270)

9:00 a.m.
Mind the Gap: Distribution of Gaps in Generalized Zeckendorf Decompositions.
Steven J Miller*, Williams College
Amanda Bower, University of Michigan  Dearborn
Rachel Insoft, Wellesley College
Shiyu Li, UC Berkeley
Philip Tosteson, Williams College
(108411108)

9:30 a.m.
The degrees of the polynomial divisors of $x^n1$.
Paul Pollack*, University of Georgia
Lola Thompson, University of Georgia
(108411228)

10:00 a.m.
Algebraic methods in sumproduct phenomena.
ChunYen Shen*, Visiting assistant professor/Michigan State University
(108412129)

10:30 a.m.
A numerically explicit Burgess inequality and an application to quadratic nonresidues.
Enrique Treviño*, Swarthmore College
(108411167)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applied Topology, III
Room 306, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Peter Bubenik, Cleveland State University p.bubenik@csuohio.edu
Matthew Kahle, Ohio State University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Room 143, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Livia Hummel, University of Indianapolis
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University sean.satherwagstaff@ndsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Fibers of Complete Scalar Extensions.
David Hren*, New Mexico State University
(10841388)

8:30 a.m.
A class of coherent regular rings.
Christel Rotthaus*, Michigan State University
(108413170)

9:00 a.m.
Power series over Noetherian rings.
William Heinzer, Purdue University
Christel Rotthaus, Michigan State University
Sylvia M Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(108413194)

9:30 a.m.
Variations On A Result Of Lescot.
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
Richard Wicklein*, North Dakota State University
(108413242)

10:00 a.m.
On Implicitization of Tensor Product Surfaces.
Hal Schenck, University of Illinois
Alexandra Seceleanu, University of Nebraska
Javid Validashti*, University of Illinois
(10841399)

10:30 a.m.
Vanishing of $\operatorname{Tor}$ over local rings.
Olgur Celikbas, University of Missouri
Srikanth Iyengar, University of NebrasakaLincoln
Greg Piepmeyer, University of Missouri
Roger Wiegand*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108413193)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis and its Broader Impacts, III
Room 121, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Mehmet Celik, University of North Texas, Dallas
Alexander Izzo, Bowling Green State University
Sonmez Sahutoglu, University of Toledo sonmez.sahutoglu@utoledo.edu

8:00 a.m.
A New Integral Kernel for Weakly Pseudoconvex Domains.
R. Michael Range*, State University of New York at Albany
(10843275)

8:30 a.m.
The KerzmanStein operator for piecewise continuously differentiable regions.
Michael Bolt, Calvin College
Andrew Raich*, University of Arkansas
(10844572)

9:00 a.m.
Supports of Weighted Equilibrium Measures: Complete Characterization.
Muhammed A. Alan*, Syracuse University
Nihat G Gogus, Sabanci University
(108432134)

9:30 a.m.
Canonical models and similarity.
Ronald G. Douglas*, Texass A & M University
Yun Su Kim, Toledo, Ohio
Hyun Kyoung Kwon, University of Alabama
Jaydeb Sarkar, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
(10844727)

10:00 a.m.
Level sets of random holomorphic sections.
Bernard Shiffman*, Johns Hopkins University
(108432356)

10:30 a.m.
$\mathbb T^2$invariant FeffermanPlateau problems in $\mathbb C^2$.
David E Barrett*, University of Michigan
(108432115)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometry and Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 111, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Gabor Szekelyhidi, University of Notre Dame
Valentino Tosatti, Columbia University
Ben Weinkove, University of California San Diego weinkove@math.ucsd.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal Graph Theory, III
Room 134, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Arthur Busch, University of Dayton
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver michael.ferrara@ucdenver.edu

8:00 a.m.
Forbidden Induced Posets in the Boolean Lattice.
Linyuan Lu, University of South Carolina
Kevin G Milans*, West Virginia University
(108405289)

8:30 a.m.
Diamondfree families in the Boolean lattice.
Lucas Kramer, Iowa State University
Ryan R. Martin*, Iowa State University
Michael Young, Iowa State University
(10840533)

9:00 a.m.
On restricted Ramsey numbers.
Andrzej Dudek*, Western Michigan University
(10840510)

9:30 a.m.
Rainbow matchings in properly edgecolored graphs.
Jennifer Diemunsch*, University of Colorado Denver
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Allan Lo, University of Birmingham
Casey Moffatt, University of Colorado Denver
Florian Pfender, University of Colorado Denver
Paul S. Wenger, Rochester Institute of Technology
(108405280)

10:00 a.m.
Eulerian circuits with no monochromatic transitions.
James Carraher, University of NebraskaLincoln
Stephen G. Hartke*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108405190)

10:30 a.m.
Semidegree threshold for antidirected Hamilton cycles.
Louis DeBiasio*, Miami University
Theo Molla, Arizona State University
(108405262)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Algebraic Varieties, III
Room 145, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
AnaMarie Castravet, The Ohio State University
Emanuele Macrí, The Ohio State University macri.6@osu.edu
HsianHua Tseng, The Ohio State University

8:00 a.m.
DonaldsonThomas invariants of Torsion 2dimensional sheaves and modular forms.
Amin Gholampour*, University of Maryland
(10841444)

9:00 a.m.
Rational cubic fourfolds containing a plane with nontrivial Clifford invariant.
Asher Auel, Department of Mathematics & CS, Emory University
Marcello Bernardara*, Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse, Université Paul Sabatier
Michele Bolognesi, Institut de Recherche Mathématique de Rennes, Université de Rennes 1
Anthony VárillyAlvarado, Department of Mathematics, Rice University
(10841461)

10:00 a.m.
Stable complexes and FourierMukai transforms.
Jason Lo*, University of Missouri  Columbia
(108414148)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Polytopes in Algebraic Combinatorics, III
Room 138, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Stefan Forcey, University of Akron sf34@uakron.edu
Forest Fisher, NOVAManassas

8:00 a.m.
Quasisymmetric functions for a poset of compositions and the Immaculate basis.
Nantel Bergeron*, York University
C. Berg, UQAM
F. Saliola, UQAM
L. Serrano, UQAM
M. Zabrocki, York University
(10840670)

9:00 a.m.
Some transitive actions of groups $\mathrm{PSL}(2,p)$ and related discrete structures.
Daniel Kalmanovich*, BenGurion University of the Negev
Mikhail Klin, BenGurion University of the Negev
Sven Reichard, Essen, Germany
(108405349)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion

10:00 a.m.
Discussion

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Characters, III
Room 137, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Mark Lewis, Kent State University lewis@math.kent.edu
Adriana Nenciu, Otterbein University
Ronald Solomon, Ohio State University

8:00 a.m.
Solvable Permutation Groups and Orbits on Power Set.
Yong Yang*, University of WisconsinParkside
(108420109)

8:30 a.m.
FourVertex Degree Graphs of Nonsolvable Groups.
Mark L Lewis, Kent State University
Donald L. White*, Kent State University
(10842023)

9:00 a.m.
Projective special linear groups $\text{PSL}_4(q)$ are determined by the set of their character degrees.
Hung Ngoc Nguyen, University of Akron
Hung P. TongViet, University of KwaZuluNatal
Thomas P Wakefield*, Youngstown State University
(10842007)

9:30 a.m.
Class sizes and their multiplicities in finite simple groups.
Hung Ngoc Nguyen*, The University of Akron
(108420199)

10:00 a.m.
Highest weight modules and polarized embeddings of shadow spaces.
Rieuwert J. Blok*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH43403
(108451220)

10:30 a.m.
Primitive Monodromy Groups of Genus at most Two.
Daniel E. Frohardt*, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Robert Guralnick, Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Kay Magaard, Department of Mathematics, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
(10842047)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Convexity, III
Room 129, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Jaye, Kent State University
Dmitry Ryabogin, Kent State University
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University zvavitch@math.kent.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Geometry and Topology, III
Room 311, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Dan Farley, Miami University
JeanFrancois Lafont, Ohio State University jlafont@math.ohiostate.edu
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Issues in the Preparation of Secondary Teachers of Mathematics, III
Room 408, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Laurie A. Dunlap, University of Akron dunlapl@uakron.edu
Antonio R. Quesada, University of Akron

8:00 a.m.
How to Develop Students' Skills for Solving Problems Using Multiple Strategies.
Ali Hajjafar*, The University of Akron
Laurie A. Dunlap, The University of Akron
(108497341)

9:00 a.m.
The Preparation of Secondary Mathematics Teachers on nontraditional content, tools, and methods, which are facilitated by Technology Part I.
Antonio R Quesada*, The University of Akron
Laurie A Dunlap, The University of Akron
(108497328)

9:30 a.m.
The Preparation of Secondary Mathematics Teachers on Nontraditional Content, Tools, and Methods, Which are Facilitated by Technology Part II.
Laurie A. Dunlap*, The University of Akron
Antonio R. Quesada, The University of Akron
(108497333)

10:00 a.m.
Connections from Brain Science to Teaching Connections.
Edward D. Laughbaum*, The Ohio State University
(10849795)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory and 4Manifolds, III
Room 307, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Tim Cochran, Rice University cochran@rice.edu
Christopher Davis, Rice University
Kent Orr, Indiana University

8:00 a.m.
Slice versus ribbon for some fibered knots.
Daniel Ruberman*, Brandeis University
Hee Jung Kim, Pohang Mathematics Insitute
(108457165)

8:30 a.m.
Embeddings of nonorientable surfaces in $L(p,q) \times I$.
Adam Simon Levine*, Brandeis University
Daniel Ruberman, Brandeis University
Saso Strle, University of Ljubljana
(108457187)

9:00 a.m.
Topologically slice knots and bipolarity.
Tim D Cochran, Rice University
Peter D Horn*, Syracuse University
(10845771)

9:30 a.m.
A new filtration of the Magnus kernel of the Torelli group.
R. Taylor McNeill*, Rice University
(10845768)

10:00 a.m.
Bordered Floer homology and the Seifert form.
Jennifer Hom*, Columbia University
Sam Lewallen, Princeton University
Tye Lidman, University of Texas, Austin
Liam Watson, University of California, Los Angeles
(108457162)

10:30 a.m.
Algebraic surgery on 4 manifolds.
Mark Powell*, Indiana University
(108457204)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Ring Theory, III
Room 139, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
S. K. Jain, Ohio University
Greg Marks, St. Louis University
Ashish Srivastava, St. Louis University asrivas3@slu.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Harmonic Analysis, III
Room 123A, Olin Hall

8:00 a.m.
Global regularity and stability of a hydrodynamic system modeling vesicle and fluid interactions.
Xiang Xu*, Carnegie Mellon University
Hao Wu, Fudan University
(108435121)

8:30 a.m.
Regularity criteria of supercritical quasigeostrophic equation in terms of partial derivatives.
Kazuo Yamazaki*, Department of Mathematics, Oklahoma State University
(10843506)

9:00 a.m.
Small Perturbation Solutions for Parabolic Equations.
Yu Wang*, Columbia University in the City of New York
(108435249)

9:30 a.m.
Generalized Forchheimer equations for slightly compressible fluids.
Luan Thach Hoang*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Akif Ibragimov, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Thinh Tri Kieu, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Zeev Sobol, Department of Mathematics, Swansea University
(108435197)

10:00 a.m.
Regularity and stochastic homogenization of fully nonlinear equations without uniform ellipticity.
Charles K Smart*, MIT
(108435336)

10:30 a.m.
Cosmic strings in the abelian Higgs model.
Magdalena Czubak*, Binghamton University (SUNY)
Robert L. Jerrard, University of Toronto
(108435330)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves and Patterns, III
Room 312, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Anna Ghazaryan, Miami University ghazarar@muohio.edu
Vahagn Manukian, Miami University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Separate versus Joint Continuitya Tribute to I. Namioka, III
Room 124, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Zbigniew Piotrowski, Youngstown State University zpiotr@math.ysu.edu
Eric J. Wingler, Youngstown State University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Processes and Applications, II
Room 305, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Oana Mocioalca, Kent State University oana@math.kent.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Toric Algebraic Geometry and Beyond, III
Room 144, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Kiumars Kaveh, University of Pittsburgh
Benjamin Nill, Case Western Reserve University
Ivan Soprunov, Cleveland State University i.soprunov@csuohio.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral, Scattering, and Inverse Scattering Theory, III
Room 308, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Tanya Christiansen, University of Missouri christiansent@missouri.edu
Peter Hislop, University of Kentucky
Peter Perry, University of Kentucky

Sunday October 21, 2012, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Finite Groups and Beyond.
Room 124, Olin Hall
Ronald Mark Solomon*, Ohio State University
(10842004)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on A Survey of LatticeValued Mathematics and its Applications, IV
Room 409, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Austin Melton, Kent State University amelton@kent.edu
Stephen E. Rodabaugh, Youngstown State University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Additive and Combinatorial Number Theory, IV
Room 136, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Tsz Ho Chan, University of Memphis
Kevin O'Bryant, City University of New York
Gang Yu, Kent State University yu@math.kent.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Applied Topology, IV
Room 306, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Peter Bubenik, Cleveland State University p.bubenik@csuohio.edu
Matthew Kahle, Ohio State University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, IV
Room 143, College of Arts and Sciences

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis and its Broader Impacts, IV
Room 121, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Mehmet Celik, University of North Texas, Dallas
Alexander Izzo, Bowling Green State University
Sonmez Sahutoglu, University of Toledo sonmez.sahutoglu@utoledo.edu

1:30 p.m.
Berezin transform on Bergman spaces of polyanalytic functions.
Zeljko Cuckovic*, University of Toledo
Trieu Le, University of Toledo
(10844778)

2:00 p.m.
Chebyshev Polynomials and CR Mappings.
Dusty E Grundmeier*, University of Michigan
(108432133)

2:30 p.m.
The equilibrium points of a field of point charges at the vertices of a regular polygon.
Mykhailo Bilogliadov*, Oklahoma State University
(108431340)

3:00 p.m.
Finite rank Toeplitz operators on the SegalBargmann space.
Wolfram Bauer, GeorgAugustUniversitat, Gottingen, Germany
Trieu Le*, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
(10844796)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometry and Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room 111, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Gabor Szekelyhidi, University of Notre Dame
Valentino Tosatti, Columbia University
Ben Weinkove, University of California San Diego weinkove@math.ucsd.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal Graph Theory, IV
Room 134, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Arthur Busch, University of Dayton
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver michael.ferrara@ucdenver.edu

1:30 p.m.
On Determining the Edit Distance Function for Forb$(K_{2,t})$.
Tracy McKay*, Dickinson College
Ryan Martin, Iowa State University
(108405314)

2:00 p.m.
The Asymptotics of the Potential Function.
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Timothy D. LeSaulnier, National Security Agency
Casey Moffatt, Univeristy of Colorado Denver
Paul S. Wenger*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(108405243)

2:30 p.m.
Packing Steiner Trees.
Jessica McDonald*, Auburn University
(108405192)

3:00 p.m.
Collective Additive Tree Spanners of Bounded TreeBreadth Graphs with Generalizations and Consequences.
Feodor F. Dragan*, Department of Computer Science, Kent State University
Muad AbuAta, Department of Computer Science, Kent State University
(108468132)

3:30 p.m.
Toughness and Binding Number.
Nathan Kahl*, Seton Hall University
Douglas Bauer, Stevens Institute of Technology
Edward Schmeichel, San Jose State University
Michael Yatauro, Penn State, Lehigh Valley Campus
(108405239)

4:00 p.m.
Characterizations of strength extremal graphs.
Xiaofeng Gu*, Department of Mathematics, West Virginia University
(10840532)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Algebraic Varieties, IV
Room 145, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
AnaMarie Castravet, The Ohio State University
Emanuele Macrí, The Ohio State University macri.6@osu.edu
HsianHua Tseng, The Ohio State University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Characters, IV
Room 137, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Mark Lewis, Kent State University lewis@math.kent.edu
Adriana Nenciu, Otterbein University
Ronald Solomon, Ohio State University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Convexity, IV
Room 129, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Jaye, Kent State University
Dmitry Ryabogin, Kent State University
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University zvavitch@math.kent.edu

1:30 p.m.
Projections of probability measures: a measuretheoretic Dvoretzky theorem.
Elizabeth Meckes*, Case Western Reserve University
(10846057)

2:00 p.m.
Maximal surface area of a convex set in $\mathbb{R}^n$ with respect to exponential rotation invariant measures.
Galyna V. Livshyts*, Kent State University
(108452231)

2:30 p.m.
Functional affineisoperimetry and an inverse logarithmic Sobolev inequality.
Elisabeth M Werner*, Case Western Reserve University
Shiri ArtsteinAvidan, Tel Aviv University
Boaz Klartag, Tel Aviv University
Carsten Schuett, University of Kiel
(10845241)

3:00 p.m.
A nonasymptotic central limit theorem.
Daniel John Fresen*, Yale University
(108452279)

3:30 p.m.
Simplicial polytopes that maximize the slicing constant are highly symmetric.
Luis Rademacher*, Ohio State University, Computer Science and Engineering
(108452287)

4:00 p.m.
On projections of sections of a simplex.
Alexander E Litvak*, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Mark Rudelson, University of Michigan, USA
Nicole TomczakJaegermann, University of Alberta, Canada
(108452202)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Geometry and Topology, IV
Room 311, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Dan Farley, Miami University
JeanFrancois Lafont, Ohio State University jlafont@math.ohiostate.edu
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University

1:30 p.m.
Dimension of Classifying Spaces with Virtually Cyclic Stabilizers for Certain ThreeDimensional Geometry Groups.
Kyle Joecken*, Ohio State University
(108419315)

2:00 p.m.
Algebraic Rank of $\mathrm{CAT}(0)$ Groups.
Raeyong Kim*, The Ohio State University
(108452286)

2:30 p.m.
The Geometric Burnside's Problem.
Brandon M. Seward*, University of Michigan
(108451361)

3:00 p.m.
Intersection growth on groups.
Khalid Mohammed BouRabee*, University of Michigan
Ian Biringer, Yale University
Martin Kassabov, Cornell University
Francesco Matucci, University of Virginia
(108420359)

3:30 p.m.
Local topology of boundaries for CAT(0) spaces with isolated flats.
Chris Hruska*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
Kim Ruane, Tufts University
(108420365)

4:00 p.m.
Some examples of quasiisometries of nilpotent Lie groups.
Xiangdong Xie*, Bowling Green State University
(108420111)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Issues in the Preparation of Secondary Teachers of Mathematics, IV
Room 408, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Laurie A. Dunlap, University of Akron dunlapl@uakron.edu
Antonio R. Quesada, University of Akron

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory and 4Manifolds, IV
Room 307, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Tim Cochran, Rice University cochran@rice.edu
Christopher Davis, Rice University
Kent Orr, Indiana University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Ring Theory, IV
Room 139, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
S. K. Jain, Ohio University
Greg Marks, St. Louis University
Ashish Srivastava, St. Louis University asrivas3@slu.edu

1:30 p.m.
Ideal approximation theory.
Xianhui Fu, Northeast Normal University
Pedro A. Guil Asensio*, University of Murcia
Ivo Herzog, Ohio State University
Blas Torrecillas, University of Almeria
(108416195)

2:30 p.m.
Tilting modules and pure semisimple rings.
Nguyen Viet Dung*, Ohio University
(108416163)

3:00 p.m.
Locally finitely presented categories with no flat objects.
S. Estrada*, Universidad de Murcia
Manuel Saorin, Universidad de Murcia
(10841869)

3:30 p.m.
Rings whose cyclic modules have indecomposable decompositions: From Osofsky Theorem to OsofskySmith and on.
Noyan Er*, University of Rio Grande (Ohio)
(108416151)

4:00 p.m.
Right artinian right serial rings.
Surjeet Singh*, Chandigarh, India
(10841659)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Harmonic Analysis, IV
Room 123A, Olin Hall

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves and Patterns, IV
Room 312, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Anna Ghazaryan, Miami University ghazarar@muohio.edu
Vahagn Manukian, Miami University

1:30 p.m.
Competitive instabilities in Network Morphologies.
Keith S Promislow*, Michigan State University
(10843536)

2:00 p.m.
QuasiGradient Systems, Modulational Dichotomies, and Stability of spatially periodic patterns.
Alin Pogan*, Indiana University
Arnd Scheel, University of Minnesota
Kevin Zumbrun, Indiana University
(108435367)

2:30 p.m.
Existence of Homoclinic Solutions of The Functionalized CahnHilliard Energy.
Li Yang*, Math Dept of Michigan State University
Keith Promislow, Math Dept of Michigan State University
(10843515)

3:00 p.m.
Functionalized CahnHilliard equation: competitive evolution of bilayers and pores.
Shibin Dai*, Michigan State University
Keith Promislow, Michigan State University
(108435237)

3:30 p.m.
Stability of solutions to generalized Forchheimer equations of any degree.
Thinh T. Kieu*, Texas Tech University
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University
Luan T. Hoang, Texas Tech University
(10843565)

4:00 p.m.
Global analysis of a planar vector field.
Vahagn Manukian*, Miami University Hamilton
(108434350)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Processes and Applications, III
Room 305, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Oana Mocioalca, Kent State University oana@math.kent.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Toric Algebraic Geometry and Beyond, IV
Room 144, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Kiumars Kaveh, University of Pittsburgh
Benjamin Nill, Case Western Reserve University
Ivan Soprunov, Cleveland State University i.soprunov@csuohio.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.3:55 p.m.
Contributed Papers Session
Room 138, College of Arts and Sciences

1:30 p.m.
Deformations of Differential Operators.
Bryan E Bischof*, Kansas State University
(10841697)

1:45 p.m.
Reciprocity Laws on Algebraic Surfaces via Iterated Integrals.
Ivan Horozov*, Washington University in St Louis
Matt Kerr, Washington University in St Louis
(10841412)

2:00 p.m.
A Linear Formula for the Generalized Multiplicity Sequence.
Thomas Dunn*, North Dakota State University
(108413282)

2:15 p.m.
Sumlistcoloring graphs.
Michelle A Lastrina*, Dickinson College
(108405363)

2:30 p.m.
Quest for Negative Dependency Graphs.
Linyuan Lu, University of South Carolina Columbia
Austin Mohr*, University of South Carolina Columbia
László Székely, University of South Carolina Columbia
(10840513)

2:45 p.m.
Approximating Continuous Symmetry of Some Surfaces and Solids (Preliminary Report).
Dennis Glenn Collins*, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (retired)
(108451256)

3:00 p.m.
On the universal enveloping BC*algebra for a BJBalgebra.
Alexander A. Katz*, St. John's University, NY, USA
(108446351)

3:15 p.m.
Homeomorphisms of the Klein Bottle.
Kelly Brooke Yancey*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10843717)

3:30 p.m.
Numerical Method for Constrained Optimization Problems Governed by Systems of Nonlinear Hyperbolic PDEs.
Dmitry Kurochkin*, Tulane University
Alexander Kurganov, Tulane University
(108435324)
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