AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
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Spring Central Sectional Meeting
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
April 1113, 2014 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1100
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Friday April 11, 2014

Friday April 11, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sales
Lobby, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building 
Friday April 11, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building 
Friday April 11, 2014, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Applications of Special Functions in Combinatorics and Analysis, I
Room 15, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Atul Dixit, Tulane University adixit@tulane.edu
Timothy Huber, University of Texas Pan American hubertj@utpa.edu

2:00 p.m.
Probabilistic proofs of identities for Special Functions.
Victor H Moll*, Department of Mathematics, Tulane University
Christophe Vignat, Department of Mathematics, Tulane University
(110033320) 
2:30 p.m.
Threedimensional quadratic differential systems and the Painlevé property.
Robert S. Maier*, University of Arizona
(110033355) 
3:00 p.m.
Generalizations of generating functions for hypergeometric and $q$hypergeometric orthogonal polynomials.
Howard S. Cohl*, Applied and Computational Mathematics Division, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Hans Volkmer, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
Michael Baeder, Department of Mathematics, Harvey Mudd College
(110033308) 
3:30 p.m.
Analytic Properties of Complex Hermite Polynomials.
Mourad E. H. Ismail*, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida 32816 USA, and King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
(11003347) 
4:00 p.m.
On generating series for certain infinite families of multiple polylogarithms.
David M. Bradley*, University of Maine
(110033322) 
4:30 p.m.
Tail Mean Estimation is More Efficient than Tail Median  Evidence from the Exponential Power Distribution.
Roger W. Barnard*, Texas Tech University
Kent Pearce, Texas Tech University
Alex Trindade, Texas Tech University
(11003395)

2:00 p.m.

Friday April 11, 2014, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Approximation Theory in Signal Processing, I
Room 106, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Rachel Ward, University of Texas at Austin rward@math.utexas.edu
Rayan Saab, University of California San Diego

2:00 p.m.
Phase Retrieval By Projections.
Peter G. Casazza*, University of Missouri
(11004620) 
3:00 p.m.
Fast Subspace Approximation via Greedy LeastSquares.
Mark Iwen*, Michigan State University
Felix Krahmer, University of Gottingen
(11004135) 
4:00 p.m.
Exponentially decaying error via adaptive quantization in onebit compressed sensing.
Richard Baraniuk, Rice University
Simon Foucart, University of Georgia
Deanna Needell, Claremont McKenna College
Yaniv Plan, University of Michigan
Mary Wootters*, University of Michigan
(110065278) 
4:30 p.m.
Multireference Alignment using Semidefinite Programming.
Afonso S Bandeira*, Princeton University
Moses Charikar, Princeton University
Amit Singer, Princeton University
Andy Zhu, Princeton University
(110068192)

2:00 p.m.

Friday April 11, 2014, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Function Theory and Special Functions, I
Room 14, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Roger W. Barnard, Texas Tech University
Kent Pearce, Texas Tech University
Kendall Richards, Southwestern University
Alex Solynin, Texas Tech University
Brock Williams, Texas Tech University brock.williams@ttu.edu

2:00 p.m.
Extremal problems for polynomials and the ClunieJack lemma.
Richard Fournier*, Université de Montréal (Canada)
(11003076) 
2:30 p.m.
Rescaling nonLipschitz families of analytic functions.
Alan F. Beardon, University of Cambridge
C. David Minda*, University of Cincinnati
(110030335) 
3:00 p.m.
Regularity of Loewner curves.
Joan Lind*, University of Tennessee
Huy Tran, University of Washington
(110030263) 
3:30 p.m.
Expected Values of Conformal Radius. Preliminary Report.
Brett W. Hafferkamp*, Texas Tech University
(110030345) 
4:00 p.m.
Bubbles in the Channel: Complex Potentials and Quadratic Differentials.
Jacob S Makaya*, Texas Tech University
Alexander Yu Solynin, Texas Tech University
(110030332) 
4:30 p.m.
Complex Functions and Spherical Regression.
Tom D Downs*, Univ of Texas School of Public Health at Houston (retired)
(110030102)

2:00 p.m.

Friday April 11, 2014, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Algebra and Galois Theory, I
Room 10, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Lourdes Juan, Texas Tech University lourdes.juan@ttu.edu
Arne Ledet, Texas Tech University
Andy R. Magid, University of Oklahoma
Michael F. Singer, North Carolina State University singer@math.ncsu.edu

2:00 p.m.
Arithmetic PicardVessiot Theory.
Taylor Dupuy*, UCLA
Alexandru Buium, University of New Mexico
(110011281) 
2:30 p.m.
Real and padic PicardVessiot fields.
Teresa Crespo*, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Zbigniew Hajto, Uniwersytet Jagiellonski, Cracow, Poland
Marius van der Put, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
(110034236) 
3:00 p.m.
Computing the Galois groups of linear differential equations.
Ruyong Feng*, KLMM, AMSS, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(110068168) 
3:30 p.m.
Generic polynomials for quaternion groups.
Arne Ledet*, Texas Tech University
(110012328) 
4:00 p.m.
Rethinking PicardVessiot theory.
Raymond T Hoobler*, City College of New York and Graduate Center, CUNY
(110013209) 
4:30 p.m.
Some remarks on the integration of algebraic functions.
Lourdes Juan*, Texas Tech University.
(110013384)

2:00 p.m.

Friday April 11, 2014, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fractal Geometry and Dynamical Systems, I
Room 33, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Mrinal Kanti Roychowdhury, The University of TexasPan American roychowdhurymk@utpa.edu

2:00 p.m.
Random Backward Iteration Algorithm for Julia sets of Rational Semigroups.
Rich Stankewitz*, Ball State University
Sumi Hiroki, Osaka University
(110037369) 
2:30 p.m.
Metric and measure on hyperbolic groupoids.
Volodymyr Nekrashevych*, Texas A&M University
(110037301) 
3:00 p.m.
Infinite horizon Lorentz gases with static or pulsating scatterers.
Carl P Dettmann*, University of Bristol, UK
Edson D Leonel, UNESP, Rio Claro SP, Brazil
(110082292) 
3:30 p.m.
Transversality family of expanding rational semigroups and contracting IFSs with overlaps.
Hiroki Sumi*, Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science, Osaka University, Japan
Mariusz Urbanski, Department of Mathematics, University of North Texas
(110037288) 
4:00 p.m.
Patterns and Oscillations: Dynamics and Fractals in VaportoParticle Reaction Zones.
Patrick Shipman*, Colorado State University
Stephen Thompson, Colorado State University
(110037238) 
4:30 p.m.
Discriminantly separable polynomials and integrable dynamical systems.
Vladimir Dragovic*, University of Texas at Dallas
(110037178)

2:00 p.m.

Friday April 11, 2014, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homological Methods in Algebra, I
Room 110, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Lars W. Christensen, Texas Tech University
Hamid Rahmati, Miami University
Janet Striuli, Fairfield University jstriuli@fairfield.edu

2:00 p.m.
Kgroups for rings of finite CohenMacaulay type.
Henrik Holm*, University of Copenhagen
(110013290) 
2:30 p.m.
Periodic free resolutions from twisted matrix factorizations.
Tom Cassidy, Bucknell University
Andrew Conner, Wake Forest University
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University
W. Frank Moore*, Wake Forest University
(110016373) 
3:00 p.m.
Minimal free resolutions of modules over Golod rings.
Jesse Burke*, UCLA
(110013284) 
3:30 p.m.
Nonsimplicial decompositions of Betti diagrams of complete intersections.
Branden Stone*, Bard College
Courtney Gibbons, Hamilton College
Jack Jeffries, University of Utah
Sarah Mayes, Quest University Canada
Claudiu Raicu, Princeton University
Bryan White, University of New Mexico
(110013299) 
4:00 p.m.
Computing quasidegrees of $\mathbb{Z}^d$graded modules.
Roberto Barrera*, Texas A&M University
(11001385) 
4:30 p.m.
A Description of the Isomorphism Classes of Totally Reflexive Modules Over a Specific Ring.
Denise Amanda Rangel*, University of Texas at Arlington
(110018191)

2:00 p.m.

Friday April 11, 2014, 2:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Linear Operators in Representation Theory and in Applications, I
Room 112, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Markus Schmidmeier, Florida Atlantic University markus@math.fau.edu
Gordana Todorov, Northeastern University

2:00 p.m.
On Definition of Bandwidth and Response Time in Linear Dynamic Systems.
Bernard Friedland*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(110093103) 
3:00 p.m.
Quiver representations of constant Jordan type.
Calin Ioan Chindris*, University of MissouriColumbia
(110016165) 
3:30 p.m.
On the $[p]$map of a restricted Lie algebra.
Jörg Feldvoss*, University of South Alabama
(110017139) 
4:00 p.m.
Combinatorial and geometric aspects of invariant subspaces of linear operators.
Justyna Kosakowska*, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland
(110017230)

2:00 p.m.

Friday April 11, 2014, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Methods for Systems of Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 152, Holden Hall
Organizers:
JaEun Ku, Oklahoma State University jku@math.okstate.edu
Young Ju Lee, Texas State University

2:00 p.m.
On the classification and asymptotic behavior of the symmetric capillary surfaces.
Ray Treinen*, Texas State University
(110035391) 
2:30 p.m.
On Adaptive EulerianLagrangian Method for Linear ConvectionDiffusion Problems.
Xiaozhe Hu*, Penn State University
Youngju Lee, Texas State University
Jinchao Xu, Penn State University
Chensong Zhang, Chinese Academy of Science
(110065378) 
3:00 p.m.
Convergence Analysis of GoalOriented Adaptive Finite Element Method for Semilinear PDE.
Michael Holst, Department of Mathematics, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093
Sara Pollock, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843
Yunrong Zhu*, Department of Mathematics, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID 832098085
(110065363) 
3:30 p.m.
Energy Stable Finite Difference Methods for Hydrodynamic Models of Freezing.
Arvind Baskaran*, University of California Irvine
Zhen Guan, University of California Irvine
John Lowengrub, University of California Irvine
(110065354) 
4:00 p.m.
Numerical approximation for Optimal control problems governed by elliptic equations.
JaEun Ku*, Oklahoma State University
(110065244) 
4:30 p.m.
Stable cheapest nonconforming finite element methods for the Stokes equations.
Dongwoo Sheen*, Seoul National University / Texas A&M University
(110065380)

2:00 p.m.

Friday April 11, 2014, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Optimal Control Problems from Neuron Ensembles, Genomics and Mechanics, I
Room 108, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Bijoy K. Ghosh, Texas Tech University bijoy.ghosh@ttu.edu
Clyde F. Martin, Texas Tech University

2:00 p.m.
Differential geometric methods in eye movement problems.
Indika B Wijayasinghe*, Sam Houston State University
(110049376) 
2:30 p.m.
Optimal Orientation Control satisfying Listing's and Donders' constraints.
Sanath D Kahagalage*, Texas Tech unoversity
(110049361) 
3:00 p.m.
A Neuronal Network Model of the Turtle Visual System.
Ronald C Anderson*, Texas Tech University
(110092273) 
3:30 p.m.
Optimal control problems in Binocular vision.
Methma M Rajamuni*, Texas Tech University
(110049359) 
4:00 p.m.
Feedback Stabilization of Rotational Dynamical Systems on $SO(3)$.
Takafumi Oki*, Texas Tech University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
(110093347) 
4:30 p.m.
Smoothing Splines for the Sphere.
Jennifer Emerson, Texas Tech University
Wenzhen Fan, Texas Tech University
Clyde F. Martin*, Texas Tech University
(110093324)

2:00 p.m.

Friday April 11, 2014, 2:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Statistics on Manifolds, I
Room 12, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Leif Ellingson, Texas Tech University leif.ellingson@ttu.edu

2:00 p.m.
An Introduction to Statistics on Manifolds.
Leif Ellingson*, Texas Tech University
(110062223) 
3:00 p.m.
Prediction of Lower Bounds for the Number of Sampling Points for Approximating Shapes of Planar Contours.
Chalani Prematilake*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Leif Ellingson, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
(110062274) 
4:00 p.m.
RateInvariant Analysis of Trajectories on Riemannian Manifolds.
Jingyong Su*, Texas Tech University
(110062155)

2:00 p.m.

Friday April 11, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Geometric Analysis, I
Room 11, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Lance Drager, Texas Tech University lance.drager@ttu.edu
Jeffrey M. Lee, Texas Tech University

3:30 p.m.
Monotone quantities involving a weighted $\sigma_k$ integral along inverse curvature flows.
KwokKun Kwong*, University of Miami
(110053279) 
4:00 p.m.
Smoothing splines on the manifold of lines in $\mathbb{R}^2$.
Wenzhen Fan*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,Texas Tech University
Clyde Martin, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,Texas Tech University
(110093246)

3:30 p.m.

Friday April 11, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Lie Groups, I
Room 13, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Benjamin Harris, Louisiana State University blharris@math.lsu.edu
Hongyu He, Louisiana State University
Gestur Ólafsson, Louisiana State University

2:30 p.m.
Resonances for the Laplace operator on the symmetric space $SL_3(\Bbb R)/SO_3(\Bbb R)$.
Angela Pasquale, Universite de Lorraine  Metz, France
Joachim Hilgert, University of Padeborn, Germany
Tomasz Przebinda*, University of Oklahoma
(11002229) 
3:00 p.m.
Hilbert series and quasidominant weights.
Jordan Alexander*, Baylor University
(110022217) 
3:30 p.m.
Feynman Diagrams, Representations of U(2,2) and Quaternionic Analysis.
Matvei Libine*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(11002251) 
4:00 p.m.
Some examples of the Computation of Invariants of HarishChandra Modules.
Roger Zierau*, Oklahoma State University
(110022303)

2:30 p.m.

Friday April 11, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Applications of Dynamic Equations on Time Scales, I
Room 76, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Heidi Berger, Simpson College
Raegan Higgins, Texas Tech University raegan.higgins@ttu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Green's Functions for Fractional SelfAdjoint Nabla Boundary Value Problems.
Abigail M Brackins*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(110039158) 
3:30 p.m.
Nabla vs. Delta.
Julia St. Goar*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(110039159) 
4:00 p.m.
A comparison of the behavior of solutions of the two logistic dynamic equations on time scales.
Chris Ahrendt*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Amy Wells, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Tristan Williams, Edison Community College
(110039150) 
4:30 p.m.
Oscillation of Secondorder Halflinear Delay Dynamic Equations on Time Scales.
Raegan Higgins*, Texas Tech University
(110039305)

3:00 p.m.

Friday April 11, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advancements in Differential Geometry and Integrable PDEs, and Their Applications to Cell Biology and Mechanical Systems, I
Room 77, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Giorgio Bornia, Texas Tech University
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University
Magdalena Toda, Texas Tech University magda.toda@ttu.edu

3:00 p.m.
A power series solution to the porous medium equation.
Aleksey S Telyakovskiy*, University of Nevada, Reno
Eden FurtakCole, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Clay Cooper, Desert Research Institute
(11007682) 
4:00 p.m.
A mixed finite element method for generalized Forchheimer flows in porous media.
Thinh T. Kieu*, Texas Tech University
Akif Ibraguimov, Texas Tech University
(11006566)

3:00 p.m.

Friday April 11, 2014, 5:10 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Special values of representation zeta functions.
Room 104, Holden Hall
Nir Avni*, Northwestern University
(11002001) 
Friday April 11, 2014, 6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Reception
West Side Stadium Club, Jones AT&T Stadium
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