AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
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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)

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
Spaceofcoverings.
Yuliy Baryshnikov*, UIUC
(108455357) 
9:00 a.m.
A Persistent Homology Based Geodesic Distance Estimator for Dimesion Reduction.
Paul Bendich*, Duke University
Jacob Harer, North Carolina State University
John Harer, Duke University
(108455309) 
9:30 a.m.
Reincarnations in persistent homology with application to shape skeleta.
Yuriy Mileyko*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
John Harer, Duke University
(108455277) 
10:00 a.m.
Euler integration of Gaussian random fields and persistent homology.
Omer Bobrowski, Duke University
Matthew Strom Borman*, University of Chicago
(108460226) 
10:30 a.m.
How Noise Crackles.
Omer Bobrowski*, Duke University
(108460223)

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
On general inverse $\sigma_k$ flow.
Mijia Lai*, University of Rochester
(10845346) 
9:00 a.m.
Curvature Estimates for Higher Codimensional Mean Curvature Flow.
MaoPei Tsui*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Toledo
(10845356) 
10:00 a.m.
Geodesics in the space of Kahler metrics.
Tamas Darvas, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
Laszlo Lempert*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
(10843292)

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
Fourier multipliers in Hardy spaces in tubes over open cones and inequalities for entire functions of exponential type.
Oleksandr (Alexander) V Tovstolis*, Oklahoma State University
(108442123) 
8:30 a.m.
Inverse Bellman functions and the exponential integrability of BMO.
Leonid Slavin*, University of Cincinnati
(108442209) 
9:00 a.m.
Trace inequalities, multilinear operators and applications to geometric measure theory.
Alex Iosevich*, University of Rochester
(10844240) 
9:30 a.m.
New estimates on ErdősFalconer type single distance problems.
Steven Michael Senger*, University of Delaware
(108428266) 
10:00 a.m.
Discrepancies with respect to various set systems.
Dmitriy Bilyk*, University of Minnesota
(108442273) 
10:30 a.m.
A weak type bound for a singular integral.
Andreas Seeger*, University of WisconsinMadison
(108442229)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
Scattering geodesics: Sojourn times and self intersections.
Patrick Michael Boland*, Ann Arbor, MI
(108451345) 
8:30 a.m.
Ends of finite volume, negatively curved manifolds.
Tam NguyenPhan*, Ohio State University
(108451230) 
9:00 a.m.
Action dimension of right angled Artin groups.
Grigori I Avramidi*, University of Chicago
(108451275) 
9:30 a.m.
Riemannian manifolds with nontrivial local symmetry.
Wouter Van Limbeek*, University of Chicago
(108451335) 
10:00 a.m.
Locally Solvable Subgroups of PLo(I).
Amanda Taylor*, Binghamton University
(108420362) 
10:30 a.m.
FarrellJones Conjecture for Z[1/p] semidirect product with Z
Xiaolei Wu*, SUNY Binghamton
(108419216)

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
Representability of algebras finite over their centers.
Louis H. Rowen*, BarIlan University
(108416139) 
9:00 a.m.
An analogue of the Dixmier Conjecture is true for the algebra of polynomial integrodifferential operators.
Vladimir Bavula*, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Sheffield, UK
(108416326) 
10:00 a.m.
Finiteness conditions on the cohomology of monomial algebras.
Andrew Conner*, Wake Forest University
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University
James Kuzmanovich, Wake Forest University
Frank Moore, Wake Forest University
(108416214) 
10:30 a.m.
The Bounded Nilradical.
Pace P. Nielsen*, Brigham Young University
(10841630)

8:00 a.m.

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)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
Front Propagation in Stratified Media: A Variational Approach.
Cyrill B Muratov*, NJIT
Matteo Novaga, University of Padua
(108435175) 
9:00 a.m.
Oscillons near Planar Forced Hopf Bifurcations.
Kelly McQuighan*, Brown University
Bjorn Sandstede, Brown University
(108437159) 
9:30 a.m.
Periodic solutions for firediffusefire model with nonlinear absorption.
Peter V. Gordon*, The University of Akron
(10843593) 
10:00 a.m.
Touchdowns in one and two dimensions.
Joceline Lega*, University of Arizona
(10843580)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
Pseudocompact semitopological groups.
Warren B. Moors*, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
(10844687) 
9:00 a.m.
Generalized metric space properties in topology algebra.
Chuan Liu*, Ohio University  Zanesville
(10845434) 
9:30 a.m.
On a Theorem of Luzin.
John P Dalbec*, Youngstown State University
(108454353) 
10:00 a.m.
On approximation of separately continuous functions.
Volodymyr K. Maslyuchenko*, Chernivtsi National University
(108426295) 
10:30 a.m.
Points of continuity of quasicontinuous mappings into function spaces.
Alireza Kamel Mirmostafaee*, Department of Pure Mathematics, Ferdowsi University of Mashad
(10845455)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
Information on Jump Sizes and Hedging.
Kiseop Lee*, University of Louisville
Wanmo Kang, KAIST, Korea
(108460206) 
8:30 a.m.
Diffusion Models with Prespecified Dirichlet Marginal Distribution.
Lu Chen*, Kent State University
Omar De la Cruz Cabrera, Case Western Reserve University
Oana Mocioalca, Kent State University
(108460368) 
9:00 a.m.
On ZeroSum Stochastic Differential Games.
Song Yao*, University of Pittsburgh
Erhan Bayraktar, University of Michigan
(108460347) 
9:30 a.m.
On the SPRT for exponential random variables.
Patrick W Starvaggi*, Kent State University
(108460323) 
10:00 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.

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

8:00 a.m.
The maximum likelihood degree of a very affine variety.
June Huh*, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
(10841494) 
8:30 a.m.
Orientability of real toric varieties and lower bounds for real polynomial systems.
Jenya Soprunova*, Kent State University
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M
(108414313) 
9:00 a.m.
Short tops and semistable fibrations.
Ursula Whitcher*, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
(10841425) 
9:30 a.m.
Extensions of toric varieties.
Mesut Şahin*, Çankırı Karatekin University
(108414297) 
10:00 a.m.
The combinatorial commutative algebra of $SL_3(\mathbb{C})$ conformal blocks.
Christopher Manon*, George Mason University
(108413245) 
10:30 a.m.
Mutations of Laurent Polynomials and Flat Families with Toric Fibers.
Nathan Owen Ilten*, University of California, Berkeley
(10841424)

8:00 a.m.

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

8:30 a.m.
Reconstructing the path of a photon from $1$ dimensional projected length measurements.
James Vargo*, Texas A&M University
(108451370) 
9:00 a.m.
The determinant on conic surfaces with excision of disks.
David A. Sher*, McGill University/Centre de Recherches Mathematiques
(108458250) 
9:30 a.m.
Generic properties of surfaces with cusps.
Leonardo Marazzi*, University of Kentucky
(108435288) 
10:00 a.m.
Lower bounds for the Weyl remainder on Euclidean domains.
Suresh Eswarathasan*, McGill University/Centre de Recherches Mathematiques
Iosif Polterovich, Universite de Montreal
John Toth, McGill University
(108458253) 
10:30 a.m.
Lp norms of eigenfunctions.
Steve Zelditch*, Northwestern
Chris Sogge, Johns Hopkins
(108435300)

8:30 a.m.

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

1:30 p.m.
Tower extension of topological categories.
Sergejs Solovjovs*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
(108418124) 
2:30 p.m.
Algebras for latticevalued mathematics.
Cosimo Guido*, Dept. of Mathematics; University of Salento
Maria Emilia Della Stella, Dept. of Mathematics; University of Trento
(108406210) 
3:30 p.m.
Towards a notion of discontinuous function between topological systems.
Jeffrey T. Denniston*, Kent State University
(108454302)

1:30 p.m.

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

1:30 p.m.
On polynomial configurations in the primes.
Thai Hoang Le*, University of Texas at Austin
Julia Wolf, Ecole Polytechnique
(108411312) 
2:00 p.m.
An interesting family of polynomials in $\mathbb{Z}_2[x]$.
Katherine Alexander Anders*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10841119) 
2:30 p.m.
A ternary additive problem.
John Hoffman*, Kent State University
Gang Yu, Kent State University
(108411138) 
3:00 p.m.
Most Sets are Balanced in many Finite Groups.
Kevin Vissuet*, UC San Diego
Steven J Miller, Williams College
(108411107) 
3:30 p.m.
New bounds for $B_k^*$sets.
Craig M. Timmons*, University of California San Diego
(10840516)

1:30 p.m.

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

1:30 p.m.
The Whitney embedding theorem in signal processing.
Michael Robinson*, American University
(10845754) 
2:00 p.m.
Multicore Homology.
Ryan H Lewis*, Stanford
Afra Zomorodian, The D.E. Shaw Group
(10845558) 
2:30 p.m.
Cosheaves and Dualities in Generalized Sensor Networks.
Justin M Curry*, University of Pennsylvania
(10845564) 
3:00 p.m.
Application of topology to granular materials.
Miroslav Kramar*, Rutgers
Konstantin Mischaikow, Rutgers
Lou Kondic, NJIT
Arnaud Goullet, NJIT
(108470217) 
3:30 p.m.
Discussion

1:30 p.m.

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

1:30 p.m.
QuasiGorenstein Extended Rees Algebras.
Youngsu Kim*, Purdue University
(108413185) 
2:00 p.m.
Intersections of collections of valuation domains.
K Alan Loper*, Ohio State University
(108413281) 
2:30 p.m.
A comparison of dimensions and degrees, and the eta invariant.
S. Spiroff*, University of Mississippi
(108413155)

1:30 p.m.

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)

1:30 p.m.

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

1:30 p.m.
ALE Ricciflat Kähler surfaces and weighted projective spaces.
Ioana Suvaina*, Vanderbilt University
(108453106) 
2:30 p.m.
Hessian equations.
Slawomir Dinew*, Rutgers University, Newark
(108453146) 
3:30 p.m.
On the Dirichlet problem for fully nonlinear elliptic equations on complex manifolds.
Bo Guan*, Ohio State University
(108435319)

1:30 p.m.

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)

1:30 p.m.

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

1:30 p.m.
Regularity of General Rational Curves on Hypersurfaces.
Sara Gharahbeigi*, postdoctoral fellow
(108414219) 
2:00 p.m.
Rationality in families of threefolds.
Davide Fusi*, University of Utah
Tommaso de Fernex, University of Utah
(108414179) 
2:30 p.m.
Bivariant Equivariant Cobordism.
Jose Luis Gonzalez*, University of British Columbia
Kalle Karu, University of British Columbia
(108414293)

1:30 p.m.

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

1:30 p.m.
Multiplicities of faithful irreducible character degrees of subgroups of wreath product $p$groups.
Jeffrey M Riedl*, University of Akron
Daniel N Raies, University of Oregon
(108420119) 
2:00 p.m.
Bounds for abelian quotients of linear groups.
Thomas Michael Keller*, Texas State University
Yong Yang, University of WisconsinParkside
(108420339) 
2:30 p.m.
Weight 2 Blocks of ArikiKoike Algebras.
Sinead Lyle, University of East Anglia
Oliver Ruff*, Kent State University at Stark
(108420332)

1:30 p.m.

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)

1:30 p.m.

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)

1:30 p.m.

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

1:30 p.m.
Of GeoGebra and iPads: Using iBook Author as a Tool to Implement Common Core Mathematics.
Michael Todd Edwards*, Miami University Ohio
(108401102) 
2:30 p.m.
The Statistical Education of Future Teachers.
Leigh V Slauson*, Capital University
(108497334) 
3:30 p.m.
Teaching Mathematics: If it's Not Science, Is it Neither Necessary Nor Sufficient for Science?
G. Arthur Mihram*, Princeton, NJ 085421188
Danielle Mihram, University pf Southern California
(108497325)

1:30 p.m.

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

1:30 p.m.
Zeropositivity of twocomponent links.
Eamonn P Tweedy*, Rice University
Tim D Cochran, Rice University
(10845789) 
2:00 p.m.
Nonorientable fourball genus can be arbitrarily large.
Joshua Batson*, MIT
(10845750) 
2:30 p.m.
Algebraic unknotting and 4manifolds.
Maciej Borodzik*, Institute of Mathematics, University of Warsaw
(108457126) 
3:00 p.m.
Complexity of surfaces in 4manifolds with a free circle action.
Stefan Friedl*, University of Cologne
(10845790)

1:30 p.m.

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)

1:30 p.m.

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

1:30 p.m.
Second order estimates for fully nonlinear elliptic equations.
Bo Guan*, Ohio State University
(108435318) 
2:30 p.m.
Two Weight Inequality for the Hilbert Transform: A Real Variable Characterization.
Michael T. Lacey, Georgia Institute of Technology
Eric T. Sawyer, McMaster University
ChunYen Shen, Michigan State University
UriarteTuero Ignacio*, Michigan State University
(108442331) 
3:00 p.m.
Weak Lagrangian solutions for the SemiGeostrophic system in physical space.
Mikhail Feldman, University of WisconsinMadison
Adrian Tudorascu*, West Virginia University
(108435116)

1:30 p.m.

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)

1:30 p.m.

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

1:30 p.m.
Some inequalities for norms of Poissonian Wick Products (joint work with Alberto Lanconelli, University of Bari, Italy).
Aurel Iulian Stan*, The Ohio State University at Marion
(108460354) 
2:00 p.m.
The Mean Euler Characteristic and Excursion Probability of Gaussian Random Fields with Stationary Increments.
Dan Cheng*, Michigan State University
Yimin Xiao, Michigan State University
(108460311) 
2:30 p.m.
QuasiBirthandDeathProcesses with timevarying periodic rates.
Barbara Margolius*, Cleveland State University
(108460294) 
3:00 p.m.
Large and Moderate Deviations for Some MeasureValued Processes.
Parisa Fatheddin*, University of Tennessee
Jie Xiong, University of Tennessee
(10846014) 
3:30 p.m.
Metrics on Signed Measures and the HahnJordan Decomposition for Signed Measure Valued Stochastic Partial Differential Equations.
Peter M. Kotelenez*, Case Western Reserve University
(108460343)

1:30 p.m.

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

1:30 p.m.
On the Log Discrepancies in Toric Mori Contractions.
Alexander A. Borisov*, University of Pittsburgh
(108414191) 
2:00 p.m.
On Syzygies and Singularities of Tensor Product Surfaces.
Hal Schenck, University of Illinois
Alexandra Seceleanu, University of Nebraska
Javid Validashti*, University of Illinois
(108414100) 
2:30 p.m.
Multiplier Ideals of Certain Binomial Ideals.
Howard M Thompson*, University of Michigan  Flint
(108414344) 
3:00 p.m.
Jacobi Factors of QuasiHomogeneous Plane Curve Singularities.
Mikhail Mazin*, Stony Brook University
(108414284) 
3:30 p.m.
A conjectural degree formula for subvarieties of spherical varieties.
Gary Kennedy*, The Ohio State University
(108414305) 
4:00 p.m.
A degree formula for Borel orbit closures in the variety of complete conics.
Jason A Miller*, The Ohio State University
(108414303)

1:30 p.m.

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)

1:30 p.m.
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