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Fall Western Sectional Meeting
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
October 2526, 2014 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1104
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday October 25, 2014

Saturday October 25, 2014, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 404, Thorton Hall

Saturday October 25, 2014, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Room 404 Lobby, Thorton Hall

Saturday October 25, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry I
Room 210, Business Building
Organizers:
Renzo Cavalieri, Colorado State University renzo@math.colostate.edu
Noah Giansiracusa, University of California, Berkeley
Burt Totaro, University of California, Los Angeles

8:00 a.m.
A proof of the LandauGinzburg/CalabiYau correspondence via the crepant resolution conjecture.
Y.P. Lee, University of Utah
Nathan Priddis, Institute of Algebraic Geometry, Leibniz Universität Hannover
Mark Shoemaker*, University of Utah
(110414101)

9:00 a.m.
Projectivity of Moduli Spaces of Bridgeland Semistable Objects on Del Pezzo Surfaces.
Eric Miles*, University of Minnesota, Morris
Daniele Arcara, Saint Vincent College
(110414141)

9:30 a.m.
Change of polarization for moduli spaces of sheaves on surfaces as Bridgeland wallcrossing.
Aaron Bertram, University of Utah
Cristian Martinez*, University of Utah
(110414274)

10:00 a.m.
Gabriel's Theorem and Points.
John Calabrese*, Rice
(11041477)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of Knot Theory to the Entanglement of Biopolymers I
Room 543, Hensill Hall
Organizers:
Javier Arsuaga, San Francisco State University jarsuaga@sfsu.edu
Michael Szafron, University of Saskatchewan
Mariel Vazquez, San Francisco State University

8:00 a.m.
DNA topology confers sequence specificity to nonspecific architectural proteins.
Wilma K. Olson*, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Juan Wei, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Luke Czapla, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
Michael A. Grosner, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
David Swigon, University of Pittsburgh
(110492100)

9:00 a.m.
Multidisciplinary approaches to study the topological complexity in kinetoplast DNA.
Michele M Klingbeil*, Department of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA 01003
Yuanan Diao, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Javier Arsuaga, Department of Mathematics and Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California, Davis, CA USA
(110492329)

9:30 a.m.
Nullification of torus knots and links.
Claus Ernst*, Western Kentucky University
(110457270)

10:00 a.m.
Structural diversity of positively and negatively supercoiled DNA revealed by electron cryotomography.
Rossitza N. Irobalieva, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX USA
Jonathan M. Fogg, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX USA
Daniel J. Catanese, Jr., Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX USA
Thana Sutthibutpong, University of Leeds, Leeds, U.K.
Steven J. Ludtke, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX USA
Sarah A. Harris, University of Leeds, Leeds, U.K.
Michael F. Schmid, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX USA
Wah Chiu, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX USA
Lynn Zechiedrich*, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX USA
(110492293)

10:30 a.m.
Lattice Polygon Models of Polymer and Biopolymer Entanglements.
Christine Soteros*, University of Saskatchewan
(110482263)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics and Algebraic Geometry I
Room 215, Business Building
Organizers:
Madhusudan Manjunath, University of California, Berkeley madhu@berkeley.edu
Farbod Shokrieh, Cornell University

8:00 a.m.
Martens' theorem and the tropical BrillNoether locus.
Yoav Len*, Yale University
(110414103)

8:30 a.m.
Young tableaux and BrillNoether theory.
Nathan Pflueger*, Brown University
(110414203)

9:00 a.m.
RiemannRoch theory for graph orientations.
Spencer Backman*, University of Rome Sapienza
(110405164)

9:30 a.m.
Curves in the Tropical Plane.
Sarah Brodsky, TU Berlin
Michael Joswig, TU Berlin
Ralph Morrison, UC Berkeley
Bernd Sturmfels*, UC Berkeley
(11041419)

10:00 a.m.
Moduli of Hyperelliptic Tropical Plane Curves.
Sarah Brodsky, Technische Universität Berlin
Michael Joswig, Technische Universität Berlin
Ralph Morrison*, UC Berkeley
Bernd Sturmfels, UC Berkeley
(110405131)

10:30 a.m.
Tropical $K_4$ quartics.
Melody Chan*, Harvard University
Pakawut Jiradilok, Harvard University
(110414253)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Submanifolds I
Room 409, Thorton Hall
Organizers:
Yun Myung Oh, Andrews University
Bogdan D. Suceava, California State University, Fullerton bsuceava@fullerton.edu
Mihaela B. Vajiac, Chapman University

Saturday October 25, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on HighDimensional Convexity and Applications I
Room 327, Thorton Hall
Organizers:
Luis Rademacher, Ohio State University lrademac@cse.ohiostate.edu
Stanislaw Szarek, Case Western Reserve University and Université Pierre et Marie CurieParis 6
Elisabeth Werner, Case Western Reserve University, Université de Lille 1, UFR de Mathématique

8:00 a.m.
Improved Holder and reverse Holder inequalities for Gaussian random vectors.
WeiKuo Chen, University of Chicago
Nikos Dafnis, University of Crete
Grigoris Paouris*, Texas A&M University
(110460298)

8:30 a.m.
Functional analogues of Busemanntype inequalities.
Susanna Dann, Vienna University of Technology
Grigoris Paouris, Texas A&M University
Peter Pivovarov*, University of Missouri
(110452257)

9:00 a.m.
Minimizing the HilbertSchmidt norm of the inverse of submatrices.
Pierre Youssef*, Department of Statistical and Mathematical sciences, University of Alberta
(110415111)

9:30 a.m.
The limit of the smallest singular value of random matrices with i.i.d. entries.
Konstantin Tikhomirov*, University of Alberta
(110460222)

10:00 a.m.
Estimation in highdimensional random geometric graph.
Sebastien Bubeck*, Microsoft Research/Princeton University
(110462328)

10:30 a.m.
On Talagrand's convolution conjecture in Gaussian space.
Ronen Eldan*, Microsoft Research
(110400189)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory I
Room 201, Hensill Hall
Organizers:
Julie Bergner, University of California, Riverside
Angélica Osorno, Reed College aosorno@reed.edu

Saturday October 25, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions between Knots and Manifolds I
Room 206, Hensill Hall
Organizers:
Stanislav Jabuka, University of Nevada, Reno
Swatee Naik, University of Nevada, Reno naik@unr.edu
Cornelia Van Cott, University of San Francisco

8:00 a.m.
Concordance homomorphisms from knot Floer homology.
Peter S Ozsvath*, Princeton University
Andras Stispicz, Renyi Institute, Budapest
Zoltan Szabo, Princeton University
(110457242)

8:30 a.m.
An infinite rank summand of topologically slice knots.
Jennifer Hom*, Columbia University
(110457168)

9:00 a.m.
Stable Concordance Genus.
M Kate Kearney*, Gonzaga University
(110457243)

9:30 a.m.
Fibered disks and 2knots.
Kyle Larson, The University of Texas at Austin
Jeffrey Meier*, Indiana University
(110457208)

10:00 a.m.
Montesinos knots, Hopf plumbings, and Lspace surgeries.
Kenneth L Baker, University of Miami
Allison H Moore*, Rice University
(110457176)

10:30 a.m.
Stabilization in $4$dimensional topology.
Daniel Ruberman*, Brandeis University
David Auckly, Kansas State University
Hee Jung Kim, POSTECH
Paul Melvin, Bryn Mawr College
(110457110)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations I
Room 329, Thorton Hall
Organizers:
Nathan GlattHoltz, Virginia Tech negh@vt.edu
Geordie Richards, University of Rochester
Vlad Vicol, Princeton University

8:00 a.m.
Discussion.

8:30 a.m.
Discussion.

9:00 a.m.
Computerassisted proofs in incompressible fluids.
Javier GomezSerrano*, Princeton University
(110435308)

9:30 a.m.
Global existence and finite time blowup for the Muskat problem.
Rafael GraneroBelinchon*, University of California, Davis
(110435209)

10:00 a.m.
On wellposedness and small data global existence for a damped free boundary fluidstructure model.
M. Ignatova*, Princeton University
I. Kukavica, University of Southern California
I. Lasiecka, University of Memphis
A. Tuffaha, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE
(110435152)

10:30 a.m.
Global regularity for 2d water waves with surface tension.
Fabio Pusateri*, Princeton University
Alexandru D. Ionescu, Princeton University
(11043581)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Progress in Geometric Analysis I
Room 210, Thorton Hall
Organizers:
David Bao, San Francisco State University
Ovidiu Munteanu, University of Connecticut ovidiu.munteanu@uconn.edu

Saturday October 25, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Progress in Harmonic Analysis and Several Complex Variables I
Room 326, Thorton Hall
Organizers:
Gustavo Hoepfner, Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Paulo Liboni, Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Irina Mitrea, Temple University imitrea@temple.edu

Saturday October 25, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Hamiltonian Partial Differential Equations I
Room 429, Thorton Hall
Organizers:
Marius Beceanu, University of California, Berkeley
Magdalena Czubak, Binghamton University czubak@math.binghamton.edu
Dong Li, University of British Columbia
Xiaoyi Zhang, University of Iowa

8:30 a.m.
Regularity of constraints and reduction in the Minkowski space YangMillsDirac theory.
Jedrzej Z. Sniatycki*, University of Calgary
Guenter Schwarz, Munich, Germany
(11045841)

9:00 a.m.
On the evolution of scattering data under perturbations of the Toda lattice.
Deniz Bilman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Irina Nenciu, University of Illinois at Chicago
(110435237)

9:30 a.m.
Algorithms for Nonlinear Bound States in Hamiltonian PDE.
Gideon Simpson*, Drexel University
(110465154)

10:00 a.m.
"Long Range Scattering for the KleinGordon equation with nonhomogeneous nonlinearities".
Avy Soffer*, Rutgers University
Hans Lindblad, Johns Hopkins University
(11043545)

10:30 a.m.
Wave maps from the hyperbolic plane.
Andrew Lawrie, University of California, Berkeley
SungJin Oh*, University of California, Berkeley
Sohrab Shahshahani, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(110435277)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topological Combinatorics and Combinatorial Commutative Algebra I
Room 108, Hensill Hall
Organizers:
Anton Dochtermann, University of Miami anton@math.miami.edu
Augustine O'Keefe, University of Kentucky
Alexander Engstrom, Aalto University

8:30 a.m.
Connectivity of dual graphs of algebraic varieties.
Bruno Benedetti*, Freie Univ. Berlin
Matteo Varbaro, Univ. di Genova
(11040552)

9:00 a.m.
Gorenstein Algebras and Lefschetz Properties.
Uwe Nagel*, University of Kentucky
(110413155)

9:30 a.m.
Projective Dimension and Domination in Graphs and Clutters.
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas
Jay Schweig*, Oklahoma State University
(110405182)

10:00 a.m.
Projective Dimensions of SquareFree Monomial Ideals.
KueiNuan Lin*, Penn State Greater Allegheny
Paolo Mantero, University of California, Riverside
(110413119)

10:30 a.m.
Algebraic invariants of fiber products.
Tai Ha*, Tulane University
Ngo Viet Trung, Institute of Mathematics, VAST, Vietnam
Tran Nam Trung, Institute of Math, VAST, Vietnam
(11041344)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 8:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers I
Room 325, Thorton Hall
Chairs:
Craig Timmons, California State University Sacramento craig.timmons@csus.edu

8:45 a.m.
BerensteinZelevinsky triangles and groupbased models.
Kaie Kubjas*, Aalto University / Simons Institute
Christopher Manon, George Mason University
(11040561)

9:00 a.m.
Counting ArtinSchreier Curves over Finite Fields.
Anne M. Ho*, Colorado State University
(110411165)

9:15 a.m.
On the chromatic number of the ErdősRényi orthogonal polarity graph.
Craig Timmons*, California State University Sacramento
(110405206)

9:30 a.m.
A revolute 9chain can interlock with a flexible open 2chain.
Jianyuan Zhong*, California State University Sacramento
Bin Lu, California State University Sacramento
(110405307)

9:45 a.m.
Optimal Pinching for the Holomorphic Sectional Curvature on Hirzebruch Surfaces.
Angelynn R Alvarez*, University of Houston
Gordon Heier, University of Houston
Ananya Chaturvedi, University of Houston
(11041431)

10:00 a.m.
Transformation of Data Matrix to Higher and Lower Dimensional Spaces for Data Identification.
Kourosh Modarresi*, Stanford University and Adobe Inc.
(110415280)

10:15 a.m.
Some nonKoszul algebras from rational homotopy theory.
Peter Goetz*, Humboldt State University
Andrew Conner, Saint Mary's College of California
(110416310)

10:30 a.m.
The ${K}$theory of the Category of $\mathcal{O}$module objects over an Algebra Object over an Unital Operad $\mathcal{C}^\otimes$.
Sanath K Devalapurkar*, West High School
(110419181)

10:45 a.m.
Fundamental Theorem of Functions.
Gezahagne Mulat Addis*, Dilla University
(11040051)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Statistics I
Room 432, Thorton Hall
Organizers:
Elizabeth Gross, San Jose State University elizabeth.gross@sjsu.edu
Kaie Kubjas, Aalto University

Saturday October 25, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Categorical Methods in Representation Theory I
Room 217, Business Building
Organizers:
Eric Friedlander, University of Southern California
Srikanth Iyengar, University of Utah
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington julia@math.washington.edu

Saturday October 25, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Algebraic Geometry and Applications to Science and Engineering I
Room 439, Hensill Hall
Organizers:
Daniel Brake, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
Dhagash Mehta, North Carolina State University, Raleigh dbmehta@ncsu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Newton homotopies and applications.
Jonathan Hauenstein*, University of Notre Dame
Tianran Chen, Michigan State University
Alan Liddell, University of Notre Dame
Dhagash Mehta, University of Notre Dame
David Wales, University of Cambridge
(110465297)

9:30 a.m.
On Numerical Algebraic Geometry and Topological Neighborhoods of Spline Curves.
Eric M Hanson*, Colorado State University
(110414315)

10:00 a.m.
Data discriminants of likelihood equations.
Jose Israel Rodriguez*, University of Notre Dame
Xiaoxian Tang, NIMS
(110414336)

10:30 a.m.
Maximum likelihood degree in the presence of data zeros.
Elizabeth Gross*, San Jose State University
Jose Israel Rodriguez, University of Notre Dame
(110462327)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Developments from MSRI Programs in Commutative Algebra and Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory I
Room 113, Hensill Hall
Organizers:
Kenneth Chan, University of Washington kenhchan@math.washington.edu
Jack Jeffries, University of Utah

9:00 a.m.
Decorated Minimal Model Program.
Daniel Chan, University of New South Wales
Kenneth Chan, University of Washington
Louis de Thanhoffer de Volcsey, University of Hasselt
Colin Ingalls*, University of New Brunswick
Kelly Jabbusch, University of Michigan  Dearborn
Sandor Kovacs, University of Washington
Rajesh Kulkarni, Michigan State University
Boris Lerner, University of New South Wales
Basil Nanayakkara, Brock University
Shinnosuke Okawa, Osaka University
Michel Van den Bergh, University of Hasselt
(110414286)

9:30 a.m.
Computing the global spectrum of a commutative ring.
Eleonore Faber*, University of Toronto at Scarborough
(110416235)

10:00 a.m.
Rings of differential operators on curves.
Jason P Bell*, University of Waterloo
Colin Ingalls, University of New Brunswick
Ritvik Ramkumar, University of Waterloo
(110416333)

10:30 a.m.
Equivalences of categories involving graded modules over path algebras of finite GKdimension.
Cody Holdaway*, University of Washington
(110416319)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic and Statistical Problems in Stochastic Dynamics I
Room 213, Business Building
Organizers:
Alexandra Piryatinska, San Francisco State University alpiryat@sfsu.edu

Saturday October 25, 2014, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Polyhedral Number Theory I
Room 335, Thorton Hall
Organizers:
Matthias Beck, San Francisco State University mattbeck@sfsu.edu
Martin Henk, Universität Magdeburg
Joseph Gubeladze, San Francisco State University

Saturday October 25, 2014, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
A brief history of perfectoid spaces.
Room 201, Science Building
Kiran S. Kedlaya*, University of California, San Diego
(11041102)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Applications of geometry to modular representation theory.
Room 201, Science Building
Julia Pevtsova*, University of Washington, Seattle
(11041603)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry II
Room 210, Business Building
Organizers:
Renzo Cavalieri, Colorado State University renzo@math.colostate.edu
Noah Giansiracusa, University of California, Berkeley
Burt Totaro, University of California, Los Angeles

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Statistics II
Room 432, Thorton Hall
Organizers:
Elizabeth Gross, San Jose State University elizabeth.gross@sjsu.edu
Kaie Kubjas, Aalto University

3:00 p.m.
Identifiability of Linear Models.
Nicolette Meshkat*, North Carolina State University
Seth Sullivant, North Carolina State University
(110414214)

3:30 p.m.
Schubert varieties and the distance between linear subspaces of different dimensions.
LekHeng Lim, University of Chicago
Ke Ye*, University of Chicago
(110414145)

4:00 p.m.
Equivariant lattice generators and Markov bases.
Thomas Kahle, OvGU Magdeburg
Robert Krone*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Anton Leykin, Georgia Institute of Technology
(110413217)

4:30 p.m.
Remarks on non{S}hannon information inequalities.
Michael E O'Sullivan*, San Diego State University
(110494337)

5:00 p.m.
Sequential Importance Sampling for Twodimensional Ising Models.
Jing Xi*, Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University
Seth Sullivant, Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University
(11046283)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Applications of Knot Theory to the Entanglement of Biopolymers II
Room 543, Hensill Hall
Organizers:
Javier Arsuaga, San Francisco State University jarsuaga@sfsu.edu
Michael Szafron, University of Saskatchewan
Mariel Vazquez, San Francisco State University

3:00 p.m.
Folding RNA by a Hierarchical Graph Sampling Approach.
Tamar Schlick*, New York University
Namhee Kim, New York University
Mai Zahran, New York University
Shereef Elmetwaly, New York University
(110492105)

4:00 p.m.
The effect of confinement conditions on topological and geometric properties of random polygons.
Yuanan Diao, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Claus Ernst, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Ky
Eric Rawdon, University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, Minnesota
U Ziegler*, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Ky
(110457318)

4:30 p.m.
Application of a Skein Relation to Difference Topology Experiments.
Candice R Price*, United States Military Academy, West Point
Isabel K Darcy, University of Iowa
(110457252)

5:00 p.m.
DNA looping and knotting in the wormlike limit: normal modes and the harmonic approximation.
Stefan M Giovan, University of Texas at Dallas
Andreas Hanke, University of Texas at Brownsville
Stephen D Levene*, University of Texas at Dallas
(110482251)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Categorical Methods in Representation Theory II
Organizers:
Eric Friedlander, University of Southern California
Srikanth Iyengar, University of Utah
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington julia@math.washington.edu

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics and Algebraic Geometry II
Room 215, Business Building
Organizers:
Madhusudan Manjunath, University of California, Berkeley madhu@berkeley.edu
Farbod Shokrieh, Cornell University

3:00 p.m.
Tropicalizing the positive semidefinite cone.
Josephine Yu*, Georgia Tech
(11040520)

3:30 p.m.
Face rings of cycles, associahedra, and standard tableaux.
Anton Dochtermann*, University of Miami
(110405140)

4:00 p.m.
Finite generation of symmetric toric ideals.
Jan Draisma, TU  Eindhoven
Rob Eggermont, TU  Eindhoven
Robert Krone*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Anton Leykin, Georgia Institute of Technology
(110413219)

4:30 p.m.
Robust toric ideals.
Adam Boocher, University of Edinburgh
Elina M Robeva*, UC Berkeley
(110405210)

5:00 p.m.
Powers of linear forms and splines.
Jimmy Shan*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(110414290)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Computational Algebraic Geometry and Applications to Science and Engineering II
Room 439, Hensill Hall
Organizers:
Daniel Brake, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
Dhagash Mehta, North Carolina State University, Raleigh dbmehta@ncsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Numerical methods to analyze phylogenetic tree models.
Brent R Davis*, Colorado State Unversity
Joseph Rusinko, Winthrop University
(110414283)

3:30 p.m.
Energy Landscape of the FiniteSize Meanfield 2Spin Spherical Model and Topology Trivialization.
D. B. Mehta, Notre Dame University
J. D. Hauenstein, Notre Dame University
M. E. Niemerg*, Simons Institute for the Theory of Computing
N. J. Simm, University of London
D. E. Stariolo, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul
(110470129)

4:00 p.m.
Algebraic geometrization of the Kuramoto model: equilibria and stability analysis.
Noah S. Daleo*, North Carolina State University
Jonathan D. Hauenstein, University of Notre Dame
Dhagash Mehta, University of Notre Dame
(11041450)

4:30 p.m.
Printing Algebraic Surfaces with Singularities.
Daniel A Brake*, University of Notre Dame
(110414301)

5:00 p.m.
Exploring Potential Energy Landscapes of different models arising from science and technology using Computational Algebraic Geometry.
Dhagash Mehta*, Dept of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, University of Notre Dame
(110465295)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Developments from MSRI Programs in Commutative Algebra and Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry and Representation Theory II
Room 113, Hensill Hall
Organizers:
Kenneth Chan, University of Washington kenhchan@math.washington.edu
Jack Jeffries, University of Utah

3:00 p.m.
The classification of 3CalabiYau potentials in $V^{\otimes 3}$ when ${\rm dim}(V)=3$.
S Paul Smith*, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195.
(110416163)

3:30 p.m.
The syzygies of some thickenings of determinantal varieties.
Claudiu Raicu*, University of Notre Dame
Jerzy Weyman, University of Connecticut
(110413322)

4:00 p.m.
On the Projective Dimension of Four Quadrics.
Craig Huneke, University of Virginia
Paolo Mantero, University of California Riverside
Jason McCullough*, Rider University
Alexandra Seceleanu, University of Nebraska
(11041396)

4:30 p.m.
madic constancy of Fpure thresholds.
Daniel J. Hernandez, University of Utah
Luis NunezBetancourt*, University of Virginia
Emily E. Witt, University of Minnesota
(110413275)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Submanifolds II
Room 409, Thorton Hall
Organizers:
Yun Myung Oh, Andrews University
Bogdan D. Suceava, California State University, Fullerton bsuceava@fullerton.edu
Mihaela B. Vajiac, Chapman University

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Hamiltonian Partial Differential Equations II
Room 429, Thorton Hall
Organizers:
Marius Beceanu, University of California, Berkeley
Magdalena Czubak, Binghamton University czubak@math.binghamton.edu
Dong Li, University of British Columbia
Xiaoyi Zhang, University of Iowa

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on HighDimensional Convexity and Applications II
Room 327, Thorton Hall
Organizers:
Luis Rademacher, Ohio State University lrademac@cse.ohiostate.edu
Stanislaw Szarek, Case Western Reserve University and Université Pierre et Marie CurieParis 6
Elisabeth Werner, Case Western Reserve University, Université de Lille 1, UFR de Mathématique

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory II
Room 201, Hensill Hall
Organizers:
Julie Bergner, University of California, Riverside
Angélica Osorno, Reed College aosorno@reed.edu

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions between Knots and Manifolds II
Room 206, Hensill Hall
Organizers:
Stanislav Jabuka, University of Nevada, Reno
Swatee Naik, University of Nevada, Reno naik@unr.edu
Cornelia Van Cott, University of San Francisco

3:00 p.m.
Cuspidal curves in complex projective space.
Maciej Borodzik, University of Warsaw
Matthew Hedden, Michigan State University
Charles Livingston*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(110457115)

3:30 p.m.
Surgery obstructions and Heegaard Floer homology.
Jennifer Hom, Columbia University
Cagri Karakurt, Boğaziçi University
Tye Lidman*, University of Texas at Austin
(11045749)

4:00 p.m.
Combinatorial tangle Floer homology.
Ina Petkova*, Rice University
Vera Vertesi, Universite de Strasbourg
(11045748)

4:30 p.m.
A spectral sequence for the Floer cohomology of symplectomorphisms of trivial polarization class.
Kristen Hendricks*, UCLA
(110457264)

5:00 p.m.
Concordance Classes of Knots.
Mark Norfleet*, University of Nevada, Reno
(110457228)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations II
Room 329, Thorton Hall
Organizers:
Nathan GlattHoltz, Virginia Tech negh@vt.edu
Geordie Richards, University of Rochester
Vlad Vicol, Princeton University

3:00 p.m.
Longtime behavior of the nonlinear Schroedinger equation confined by domain or potential.
Zaher Hani*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Laurent Thomann, Université de Nantes
(110435175)

3:30 p.m.
Hypoellipticity beyond Hormander's bracket criterion.
Timur Akhunov*, University of Rochester
Cristian Rios, University of Calgary
(110435314)

4:00 p.m.
Dispersion dynamics of the defocusing generalized Korteweg  de Vries equation.
Stefan Steinerberger*, Yale University
(11043566)

4:30 p.m.
Global solutions to 2D quasilinear wave equations.
John A Helms*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Thomas Sideris, University of California, Santa Barbara
(110435207)

5:00 p.m.
Global existence for the EulerMaxwell equation for electrons in dimension 2.
Benoit Pausader*, Princeton University
Yu Deng, Princeton University
Alexandru Ionescu, Princeton University
(11043578)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Polyhedral Number Theory II
Room 335, Thorton Hall
Organizers:
Matthias Beck, San Francisco State University mattbeck@sfsu.edu
Martin Henk, Universität Magdeburg
Joseph Gubeladze, San Francisco State University

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic and Statistical Problems in Stochastic Dynamics II
Room 213, Business Building
Organizers:
Alexandra Piryatinska, San Francisco State University alpiryat@sfsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Interfacial Dispersion and Continuity of Local Time.
Edward C Waymire*, Oregon State University
Thilanka Appuhamillage, University of Hawaii
Vrushali Bokil, Oregon State University
Jorge Ramirea, Nacional University of Colombia
Enrique Thomann, Oregon State University
(11046039)

4:00 p.m.
The growth model: Busemann functions, shape, geodesics, and other stories.
Nicos Georgiou, University of Sussex
Firas RassoulAgha*, University of Utah
Timo Seppalainen, University of MadisonWisconsin
(110460122)

5:00 p.m.
Some Remarks on Concentration Inequalities via Size Biased Couplings.
Subhankar Ghosh, University of Southern California
Umit Islak, University of Minnesota
Gokhan Yildirim*, University of Southern California
(110460212)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Progress in Geometric Analysis II
Room 210, Thorton Hall
Organizers:
David Bao, San Francisco State University
Ovidiu Munteanu, University of Connecticut ovidiu.munteanu@uconn.edu

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Progress in Harmonic Analysis and Several Complex Variables II
Room 326, Thorton Hall
Organizers:
Gustavo Hoepfner, Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Paulo Liboni, Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Irina Mitrea, Temple University imitrea@temple.edu

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topological Combinatorics and Combinatorial Commutative Algebra II
Room 108, Hensill Hall
Organizers:
Anton Dochtermann, University of Miami anton@math.miami.edu
Augustine O'Keefe, University of Kentucky
Alexander Engstrom, Aalto University

3:00 p.m.
Betti numbers of barycentric and edgewise subdivisions.
Aldo Conca, University of Genova
Martina Kubitzke, University of Frankfurt
Volkmar Welker*, University of Marburg
(11041387)

3:30 p.m.
Resolutions of monomial ideals and simplicial collapses.
Sara Faridi*, Dalhousie University
(110413127)

4:00 p.m.
Resolutions of ideals of powers of linear forms.
Jimmy Shan*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(110413153)

4:30 p.m.
Polar SelfDual Polytopes and Simplicial Spheres.
Stephen Sturgeon*, San Antonio, TX
(11041355)

5:00 p.m.
Generalized edge and cover ideals.
Jennifer Biermann*, Mount Holyoke College
Elena Guardo, Universita di Catania
Adam Van Tuyl, Lakehead University
(110413171)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 3:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers II
Room 325, Thorton Hall
Chairs:
Jesus R. Oliver, University of California, San Diego jroliver@math.ucsd.edu

3:15 p.m.
Construction of HoffmanSingleton graph using a well known peculiarity of $\mathbb{A}_{6}$.
Krishna B Thapa magar*, Florida Atlantic University
Spyros S Magliveras, Florida Atlantic University
(110405312)

3:30 p.m.
Booleanlike algebras and Booleanlike functions.
Yuri Movsisyan*, Yerevan State University
(11040618)

3:45 p.m.
Equivariant bigraded cohomologies on Grothendieck sites, equivariant higher regulators and their arithmetic applications.
S. T. Edward Fan*, California Institute of Technology
(11041427)

4:00 p.m.
Geometry of LorentzConformal Transformations in the Plane.
Barbara A. Shipman*, University of Texas at Arlington
Patrick D. Shipman, Colorado State University
Stephen P. Shipman, Louisiana State University
(110453321)

4:15 p.m.
A Vector Field Method for Nontrapping, Radiating Spacetimes.
Jesus R Oliver*, University of California, San Diego
(11043524)

4:30 p.m.
Real Integer Physics.
Michael George Dombroski*, Los Angeles City College
(11048137)

4:45 p.m.
Point rupture solutions of singular elliptic equations in ND.
Attou A. Miloua*, AA1424
(11043525)

5:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED Random dynamics and averaging for nonautonomous stochastic wave equations.
Yuncheng You*, University of South Florida
(110435227)

5:15 p.m.
Surface waves on water over a bump with critical surface tension.
Jeongwhan Choi*, Korea Universiy. Seoul, Korea
ShuMing Sun, Verginiatech, Blacksburg, VA
SungIm Whang, Ajou University, Suwan, Korea
(110476201)

5:30 p.m.
Generalization of famous numbers.
Hungping Tsao*, Novato, CA
(11041106)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Einstein Public Lecture in Mathematics
Mathematics, common sense, and good luck.
Atrium, Towers Conference Center
Jim Simons*, Euclidean Capital
(11040013)

Saturday October 25, 2014, 7:15 p.m.8:45 p.m.
Reception for the Einstein Lecture
Reception for the Einstein Lecture
Atrium, Seven Hills Conference Center
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