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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
Special Session on Computational Algebraic Geometry and Applications to Science and Engineering I

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, 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)
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