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Central Fall Sectional Meeting
Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL
October 24, 2015 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1112
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Saturday October 3, 2015

Saturday October 3, 2015, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
First Floor Hall, Cuneo Hall

Saturday October 3, 2015, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
First Floor Hallway, Cuneo Hall

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Graph and Matroid Theory, I
Room 103, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Sergei Bezrukov, University of WisconsinSuperior Dalibor Froncek, University of Minnesota Duluth Xiaofeng Gu, University of West Georgia xgu@westga.edu Steven Rosenberg, University of WisconsinSuperior

8:00 a.m.
Chvátaltype results for degree sequence Ramsey numbers.
Michael Ferrara`*, University of Colorado Denver
Christopher Cox, Carnegie Mellon University
Ryan Martin, Iowa State University
Benjamin Reiniger, Ryerson University
(111205357)

8:30 a.m.
Graph realizations of a degree sequence constrained by a vertex partition.
Stephen G. Hartke*, University of Colorado Denver
(111205539)

9:00 a.m.
Pancyclic, Bipancyclic and Oddly Bipancyclic Graphs.
Abdollah Khodkar*, University of West Georgia
(111205219)

9:30 a.m.
Linkage and Hadwiger's conjecture.
Guantao Chen*, Georgia State University
Zhiquan Hu, Central China Normal University
Feifei Song, Central China Normal University
(111205460)

10:00 a.m.
Packing of edgedisjoint odd $(u,v)$trails.
Ross Churchley, Simon Fraser University
Bojan Mohar, Simon Fraser University
Hehui Wu*, University of Mississippi
(111205590)

10:30 a.m.
Signed circuit covers of signed graphs.
Jian Cheng, Department of Mathematics, West Virginia University
You Lu, Department of Mathematics, West Virginia University
Rong Luo*, Department of Mathematics, West Virginia University
CunQuan Zhang, Department of Mathematics, West Virginia University
(111205341)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in the Theory and Applications of Reaction Network Models, I
Room 407, Mundelein Center Organizers: Carsten Conradi, Max Planck Institute Moderators: Badal Joshi, California State University San Marcos Organizers: Casian Pantea, West Virginia University cpantea@math.wvu.edu

8:00 a.m.
MESSI biological systems.
Alicia Dickenstein*, Department of Mathematics, FCEN, University of Buenos Aires
Mercedes Perez Millan, Department of Mathematics, FCEN, University of Buenos Aires
(111214150)

9:00 a.m.
Mixed and basic MESSI biological systems.
Mercedes Perez Millan*, Universidad de Buenos Aires
Alicia Dickenstein, Universidad de Buenos Aires; IMASCONICET
(111292422)

9:30 a.m.
Overload breakdown in models of photosynthesis.
Alan D. Rendall*, University of Mainz
(111292230)

10:00 a.m.
Algebraic Systems Biology: A Case Study for the Wnt Pathway.
Elizabeth Gross, San Jose State University
Heather A Harrington, Oxford University
Zvi Rosen*, Pennsylvania State University
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley
(111292650)

10:30 a.m.
Model rejection using differential algebra.
Nicolette Meshkat*, Santa Clara University
Heather Harrington, University of Oxford
Kenneth Ho, Stanford University
(111292532)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Methods Common to Association Schemes, Hopf Algebras, Tensor Categories, Finite Geometry, and Related Areas, I
Room 311, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Harvey Blau, Northern Illinois University Sung Y. Song, Iowa State University Bangteng Xu, Eastern Kentucky University Bangteng.Xu@eku.edu

8:30 a.m.
LoweringRaising Triples of Linear Transformations.
Paul M Terwilliger*, Math Department U. WisconsinMadison
(11121557)

9:00 a.m.
Two Class of Finite Nilpotent Groups and Related Table Algebras.
Harvey Blau, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Northern Illinois University
Gang Chen*, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, 430079, China
Rulin Shen, Department of Mathematics, Hubei University for Nationalities
(111220119)

9:30 a.m.
Torsion units of integral table algebras and RBAs.
Allen Herman*, University of Regina
(111216127)

10:00 a.m.
Control of Fusion in Table Algebras.
Harvey I. Blau*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Northern Illinois University
(111220477)

10:30 a.m.
Upper Triangular Matrices and Billiard Arrays.
Yang Yang*, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(111205129)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Statistics and its Interactions with Combinatorics, Computation, and Network Science, I
Room 303, Mundelein Center Organizers: Sonja Petrovic, Illinois Institute of Technology sonja.petrovic@iit.edu Despina Stasi, University of Cyprus and Illinois Institute of Technology

8:30 a.m.
Score Equivalence and Polyhedral Approaches to Learning Bayesian Networks.
David Haws*, IBM Watson
James Cussens, University of York
Milan Studeny, The Institute of Information Theory and Automation of the CAS
(111262445)

9:00 a.m.
Identifiability of Gaussian DAG models with one latent source.
Hisayuki Hara*, Niigata University
(111262549)

9:30 a.m.
The maximum likelihood threshold of a graph.
Elizabeth Gross*, San Jose State University
Seth Sullivant, North Carolina State University
(111262620)

10:00 a.m.
The maximum likelihood degree for rank 2 matrices via Euler characteristics.
Jose Israel Rodriguez*, University of Notre Dame
(111214556)

10:30 a.m.
Polynomial Homotopy Continuation in the Cloud.
Nathan Bliss, University of Illinois Chicago
Jeff Sommars*, University of Illinois Chicago
Xiangcheng Yu, University of Illinois Chicago
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois Chicago
(111205447)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Combinatorial Invariants of Knots, I
Room 312, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Micah Chrisman, Monmouth University Heather Dye, McKendree University hadye@mckendree.edu Aaron Kaestner, North Park University amkaestner@northpark.edu Louis Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago Emily Peters, Loyola University Chicago

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Representations, I
Room 606, Mundelein Center Organizers: Moshe Adrian, University of Toronto Shuichiro Takeda, University of MissouriColumbia takedas@missouri.edu Aaron Wood, University of MissouriColumbia

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphisms of Riemann Surfaces and Related Topics, I
Room 218, Cuneo Hall Organizers: S. Allen Broughton, RoseHulman Institute of Technology Peter Turbek, Purdue University Calumet Anthony Weaver, Bronx Community College, the City University of New York Aaron Wootton, University of Portland wootton@up.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Coding Theory and Its Applications, I
Room 304, Mundelein Center Organizers: W. Cary Huffman, Loyola University Chicago whuffma@luc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Lattice geometry of toric codes.
Ivan Soprunov, Cleveland State University
Jenya Soprunova*, Kent State University
(111252346)

9:00 a.m.
Selfdual codes from smooth Fano polytopes.
Ivan Soprunov*, Cleveland State University
(111214345)

9:30 a.m.
Quantum stabilizer codes from toric varieties.
Roy Joshua*, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Reza Akhtar, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
(11121485)

10:00 a.m.
Stopping sets of algebraic geometric codes from hyperelliptic curves.
Sarah E. Anderson*, University of St. Thomas
(111294512)

10:30 a.m.
On locally decodable codes from AG codes.
Gretchen Matthews*, Clemson University
(111294506)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Cohomology of Algebras and Deformation Theory, I
Room 116, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Anthony Giaquinto, Loyola University Chicago Mihai D. Staic, Bowling Green State University mstaic@bgsu.edu Alin Stancu, Columbus State University

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Algebra, I
Room 002, Cuneo Hall Organizers: David Cook II, Eastern Illinois University dwcook@eiu.edu Sonja Mapes, University of Notre Dame

8:30 a.m.
The Order Partition and Subposet Lattices.
Jay Schweig*, Oklahoma State University
Russ Woodroofe, Mississippi State University
(111205535)

9:00 a.m.
A description of BoijSöderberg decomposition for lex ideals.
Sema Gunturkun*, University of Michigan
(111213167)

9:30 a.m.
Pure resolutions from lcm lattices.
Christopher A Francisco, Oklahoma State Universit
Jeff Mermin*, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig, Oklahoma State University
(111213525)

10:00 a.m.
Regularity of Tor for Weakly Stable Ideals.
Katie Ansaldi*, University of Notre Dame
Nicholas Clarke, University of Manchester
Luigi Ferraro, University of NebraskaLincoln
(111213302)

10:30 a.m.
Projective Dimensions of SquareFree Monomial Ideals.
KueiNuan Lin*, Penn State University, Greater Allegheny
Paolo Mantero, University of Arkansas
(111213180)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Geometric Representation Theory, I
Room 210, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Ben Salisbury, Central Michigan University Peter Tingley, Loyola University Chicago ptingley@luc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Mirabolic quantum $\mathfrak{sl}_2$.
Daniele Rosso*, University of California, Riverside
(111216378)

9:00 a.m.
Truncated shifted Yangians.
Alex Weekes*, University of Toronto
(111216494)

9:30 a.m.
A cactus group action on crystals.
Iva Halacheva*, University of Toronto
Joel Kamnitzer, University of Toronto
Leonid Rybnikov, Higher School of Economics
Alex Weekes, University of Toronto
(111216558)

10:00 a.m.
KKRtype bijection in exceptional types.
Travis Scrimshaw*, University of California Davis
(111205478)

10:30 a.m.
The influence of the KirillovReshetikhin crystal $B^{1,1}$ on the structure of simple cyclotomic KLR modules.
Henry Kvinge*, UC Davis
Monica Vazirani, UC Davis
(111205271)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 202, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Youngsu Kim, University of California, Riverside Paolo Mantero, University of California, Riverside Jonathan Montaño, University of Kansas jmontano@ku.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computability Theory and Applications, I
Room 204, Mundelein Center Organizers: Denis Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago drh@math.uchicago.edu Steffen Lempp, University of WisconsinMadison

8:30 a.m.
Coarse reducibility and algorithmic randomness.
Denis R. Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago
Carl G. Jockusch*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Rutger Kuyper, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Paul E. Schupp, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111203225)

9:00 a.m.
Bounded low and high sets.
Bernard Anderson, Gordon College
Barbara Csima, University of Waterloo
Karen Lange*, Wellesley College
(11120331)

9:30 a.m.
Computable categoricity and Scott families.
Valentina Harizanov*, George Washington University
(111203170)

10:00 a.m.
Feedback Turing Computability, and Turing Computability as Feedback.
Nathanael L. Ackerman, Harvard University
Cameron E. Freer*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Robert S. Lubarsky, Florida Atlantic University
(111203144)

10:30 a.m.
Computable Information in Ultraproducts.
Henry P Towsner*, University of Pennsylvania
(111201380)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, I
Room 217, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Kyle Petersen, DePaul University tpeter21@depaul.edu Steven Klee, Seattle University

8:30 a.m.
Generating functions and triangulations for lecture hall cones.
Benjamin Braun*, University of Kentucky
Matthias Beck, San Francisco State University
Matthias Koeppe, University of California, Davis
Carla D. Savage, North Carolina State University
Zafeirakis Zafeirakopoulos, Galatasaray University
(111205442)

9:00 a.m.
A Polyhedral Description of Extremal PSD Matrices for Certain Graphs.
Liam Solus*, University of Kentucky
Caroline Uhler, MIT/IST Austria
Ruriko Yoshida, University of Kentucky
(111205138)

9:30 a.m.
Realizing subword complexes via triangulations of root polytopes.
Laura Escobar, UIUC
Karola Meszaros*, Cornell University
(111205178)

10:00 a.m.
Poset polytopes and some conjectured tree polytopes.
Lisa Berry, BioMed Science Academy
Devadoss Satyan, Williams College
Stefan Forcey*, University of Akron
Stephen Reisdorff, University of Akron
Patrick Showers, University of Akron
(111205314)

10:30 a.m.
Quotients of sums of distinct powers of three.
Bruce Reznick*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111211175)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Generalized Derivatives, I
Room 508, Mundelein Center Organizers: J. Marshall Ash, DePaul University Paul Musial, Chicago State University pmusial@csu.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups, Rings, Group Rings, and Hopf Algebras (celebrating the 75th birthday of Donald S. Passman), IV
Room 109, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Jeffrey Bergen, DePaul University Stefan Catoiu, DePaul University scatoiu@condor.depaul.edu William Chin, DePaul University

8:30 a.m.
My collaboration with Don Passman.
Jairo Z Goncalves*, Dep Mathematics Univ of Sao Paulo, SP, 05508090, Brazil
(11121681)

9:00 a.m.
Free groups and free algebras in division rings of Ore extensions.
Jason P Bell*, University of Waterloo
Jairo Z Goncalves, University of Sao Paulo
(111216179)

9:30 a.m.
Noncommutative Galois theory: from subgroups to right coideal subalgebras.
Vladislav K. Kharchenko*, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
(111216164)

10:00 a.m.
QuasiPermutation Singular Matrices are Products of Idempotents.
S K Jain*, King Abdulaziz University, KSA and Ohio University, USA
(11121667)

10:30 a.m.
Group Ring Groups.
Eric Jespers*, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
(111216411)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Analysis and Computation of Nematic Liquid Crystals, I
Room 503, Mundelein Center Organizers: Patricia Bauman, Purdue University Daniel Phillips, Purdue University Changyou Wang, Purdue University wang2482@purdue.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discussion.

8:30 a.m.
Weak Anchoring for 2D Liquid Crystals.
Stan Alama, McMaster University
Lia Bronsard*, McMaster University
Bernardo Galvão Sousa, University of Toronto
(111235671)

9:00 a.m.
Scalings and Limits of the LandaudeGennes Model for Nematic Liquid Crystals.
Eugene Gartland*, Kent State University
(111235511)

9:30 a.m.
Some techniques to decouple the computations of phase field model of complex fluids.
Xiaofeng Yang*, University of South Carolina
(111265666)

10:00 a.m.
A model of polydisperse nematics.
Ibrahim Fatkullin*, University of Arizona
Valeriy Slastikov, University of Bristol
(111235554)

10:30 a.m.
Minimizers of the Landaude Gennes energy around a spherical colloid particle.
Stan Alama*, McMaster University
Lia Bronsard, McMaster University
Xavier Lamy, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
(111235667)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Evolution, I
Room 403, Mundelein Center Organizers: Ruth Davidson, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign redavid2@illinois.edu Ruriko Yoshida, University of Kentucky

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDEs and Calculus of Variations, I
Room 520, Mundelein Center Organizers: Emmanuel Barron, Loyola University Chicago Marian Bocea, Loyola University Chicago mbocea@luc.edu Robert Jensen, Loyola University Chicago

8:30 a.m.
Second Order GammaConvergence for the ModicaMortola Functional.
Irene Fonseca*, Carnegie Mellon University
Gianni Dal Maso, SISSA
Giovanni Leoni, Carnegie Mellon University
(11124959)

9:00 a.m.
Gradient Holder continuity for the parabolic homogeneous pLaplacian equation.
Luis Silvestre*, University of Chicago
Tianling Jin, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(11123593)

9:30 a.m.
Chevrons in Smectic Liquid Crystals.
Daniel Phillips*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
(111249246)

10:00 a.m.
A degenerate isoperimetric problem and traveling waves to a Hamiltonian bistable system.
Peter Sternberg*, Indiana University
Stan Alama, McMaster University
Lia Bronsard, McMaster University
Andres Contreras, New Mexico State University
Jiri Dadok, Indiana University
(11124977)

10:30 a.m.
Nonuniqueness of infinity ground states.
Ryan Hynd, Department of math, University of Pennsylvania
Charles Smart, Department of math, University of Chicago
Yifeng Yu*, Department of math, University of California at Irvine
(111235275)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlocal Diffusions, I
Room 504, Mundelein Center Organizers: Jinqiao Duan, Illinois Institute of Technology Xiaofan Li, Illinois Institute of Technology Xiaoxia Xie, Illinois Institute of Technology xxie12@iit.edu

8:30 a.m.
Pathwise entropy solutions for conservation laws with nonlinear rough path dependence.
Panagiotis Souganidis*, University of Chicago
(111260675)

9:30 a.m.
Diffusion phenomenon and decay rates for nonlocal wave equations with damping.
Petronela Radu*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Grozdena Todorova, University of TennesseeKnoxville
Boris Yordanov, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(111245508)

10:00 a.m.
Attractors for wave equations with nonlinear damping on timedependent space.
Meihua Yang*, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
(111235542)

10:30 a.m.
A minmax formula for nonlinear elliptic operators and its applications.
Nestor Daniel Guillen*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Russell Schwab, Michigan State University
(111235636)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Probability Theory, I
Room 406, Mundelein Center Organizers: Antonio Auffinger, Northwestern University Jian Ding, University of Chicago Sebastien Roch, University of WisconsinMadison roch@math.wisc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Fluctuations of the free energy of spherical spin glass.
Jinho Baik*, University of Michigan
(111260130)

9:00 a.m.
Selfaveraging in spin glasses with Gaussian disorder.
WeiKuo Chen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago and University of Minnesota
Dmitry Panchenko, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
(111260171)

9:30 a.m.
Quantum Unique Ergodicity as a tool for Universality for random matrices.
Paul Bourgade*, New York University
(111260567)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion.

10:30 a.m.
Double Roots of Random Integer Polynomials.
Ohad Feldheim, Stanford University
Ron Peled, Tel Aviv University
Arnab Sen*, University of Minnesota
Ofer Zeitouni, Weizmann Institute of Science and New York University
(111260599)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in NonCommutative Analysis, I
Room 414, Mundelein Center Organizers: Hari Bercovici, Indiana University John Williams, Universitát des Saarlandes williams@math.unisb.de

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singularities in Algebra, Geometry and Topology, I
Room 203, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Manuel Gonzalez Villa, University of WisconsinMadison villa@math.wisc.edu Laurentiu Maxim, University of WisconsinMadison

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis With Applications to Quantitative Finance, I
Room 415, Mundelein Center Organizers: Igor Cialenco, Illinois Institute of Technology igor@math.iit.edu Ruoting Gong, Illinois Institute of Technology

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Langlands Program and Related Topics, I
Room 605, Mundelein Center Organizers: Andrei Jorza, University of Notre Dame Martin Luu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign mluu@illinois.edu

8:30 a.m.
Local and global aspects of padic Langlands for $GL_2(Q_p)$.
Ana Caraiani*, Princeton University
Matthew Emerton, University of Chicago
Toby Gee, Imperial College
David Geraghty, Boston College
Vytautas Paskunas, University of Essen
Sug Woo Shin, Berkeley
(111211642)

9:00 a.m.
Discussion.

10:00 a.m.
Strata Hasse invariants, Hecke algebras and Galois representations.
Wushi Goldring*, Washington University in St. Louis
JeanStefan Koskivirta, Universität Paderborn
(111211514)

10:30 a.m.
Automorphic points in Mazur's deformation space.
Patrick Allen*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(111211612)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Graph Theory, Hypergraphs and Set Systems, I
Room 003, Cuneo Hall Organizers: John Engbers, Marquette University john.engbers@marquette.edu David Galvin, University of Notre Dame

8:30 a.m.
Fall Coloring of Graphs.
Hemanshu Kaul*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Christodoulos Mitillos, Illinois Institute of Technology
(111205573)

9:00 a.m.
I,FPartitions of Sparse Graphs.
Axel Brandt, University of Colorado Denver
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Mohit Kumbhat, Iowa State University
Sarah Loeb, University of Illinois
Derrick Stolee*, Iowa State University
Matthew Yancey, Department of Defense
(111205471)

9:30 a.m.
Precoloring extension for planar graphs.
Zdeněk Dvořák, Charles University in Prague
Bernard Lidický*, Iowa State University
(111205143)

10:00 a.m.
Rainbow Structures in Random Graphs.
Deepak Bal*, Montclair State University
(111205399)

10:30 a.m.
On Ramseytype problems for sequences.
Andrzej Dudek*, Western Michigan University
(111205435)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Variational Analysis, Optimization, and Control (Dedicated to Terry Rockafellar on the occasion of his 80th birthday), I
Room 514, Mundelein Center Organizers: Rafal Goebel, Loyola University Chicago rafal.k.goebel@gmail.com

8:30 a.m.
A blended proof of the vectorial Ekeland variational principle.
Bao Q Truong*, Northern Michigan University
(111249146)

9:00 a.m.
ARock: an Algorithmic Framework for Asynchronous Parallel Coordinate Updates.
Zhimin Peng, UCLA
Yangyang Xu, University of Waterloo
Ming Yan*, Michigan State University
Wotao Yin, UCLA
(111249322)

9:30 a.m.
On the Weak Differentiability in Variational Analysis.
Bingwu Wang*, Department of Mathematics, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA
(111249454)

10:00 a.m.
Optimal control under finite set of evolution scenarios.
Yuri S. Ledyaev*, Department of Mathematics Western Michigan University
(111249669)

10:30 a.m.
Risk Preferences on the Space of Quantile Functions.
Andrzej Ruszczynski*, Rutgers University
Darinka Dentcheva, Stevens Institute of Technology
(11129029)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers I
Room 107, Cuneo Hall

9:00 a.m.
RedBlack Khovanov Homology for Virtuals.
Heather A Dye*, McKendree University
(111257344)

9:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The lowest volume 3orbifolds with high torsion.
Christopher K Atkinson*, University of Minnesota, Morris
David Futer, Temple University
(111257446)

9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Colorings of the nsphere and Inversive Geometry.
Joel Clarke Gibbons*, Saint Joseph, Michigan, 49085
Yusheng Luo, National University of Singapore
(1112517)

9:45 a.m.
A SymbolicNumeric Method for HigherDimensional NewtonPuiseux Expansions.
Nathan Bliss*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111214635)

10:00 a.m.
Generators for Comonoids and Universal Constructions.
Adnan H Abdulwahid*, University of Iowa
Miodrag C Iovanov, University of Iowa
(11121811)

10:15 a.m.
Quantum Drinfeld Hecke algebras in low dimension.
Christine Uhl*, University of North Texas
(111216625)

10:30 a.m.
Extensions of the Multivariable Alexander Polynomial.
Iva Halacheva*, University of Toronto
(111216310)

10:45 a.m.
Groupoids with root systems that resmble Coxeter groups.
Timothy D. Ferdinands*, Mercer University
(111220403)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:55 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Combinatorics and Graph Theoretic Applications, I
Room 104, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Adam Goyt, Minnesota State University Lara Pudwell, Valparaiso University Lara.Pudwell@valpo.edu

9:00 a.m.
Enumerating twoball prime juggling patterns.
Esther Banaian, College of St. Benedict
Steve Butler*, Iowa State University
Christopher Cox, Iowa State University
Jeffrey Davis, University of South Carolina
Jacob Landgraf, Michigan State University
Scarlitte Ponce, Cal State, Monterey Bay
(111205115)

9:30 a.m.
Expansion Formulae for Top to Random Shuffling.
Roger Tian*, UC Davis
(111205407)

10:00 a.m.
The Laplace Transform and Some Combinatorial Identities.
Brian K Miceli*, Trinity University
(111205577)

10:30 a.m.
On Proofs of Certain Combinatorial Identities.
Akalu Tefera*, Grand Valley State University
(111205181)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations and Fluid Dynamics, I
Room 506, Mundelein Center Organizers: Mimi Dai, University of Illinois at Chicago mdai@uic.edu Vera Mikyoung Hur, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Yao Yao, University of WisconsinMadison

9:00 a.m.
Nonlinear maximum principle with boundary.
Peter Constantin*, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University
Mihaela Ignatova, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University
(111235304)

9:30 a.m.
Instability index, exponential trichotomy and invariant manifolds for Hamiltonian PDEs.
Zhiwu Lin*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Chongchun Zeng, Georgia Institute of Technology
(111235591)

10:00 a.m.
A determining form for the SQG equation.
Michael S. Jolly*, Indiana University
Vincent R. Martinez, Tulane University
Tural Sadigov, SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Edriss S. Titi, Texas A&M University
(111235607)

10:30 a.m.
Diffusion of low modes in the 3D NSE.
Zachary Bradshaw, The University of British Columbia
Zoran Grujic*, University of Virginia
(111276323)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Ergodic and Symbolic Actions of Amenable Groups, I
Room 404, Mundelein Center Organizers: Ayşe Şahin, DePaul University Ilie Ugarcovici, DePaul University iugarcov@depaul.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 519, Mundelein Center Organizers: Morgan Sherman, California Polytechnic State University Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern University Ben Weinkove, Northwestern University weinkove@math.northwestern.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
Room 203, Mundelein Center Organizers: Steven Jordan, Loyola University Chicago sjorda2@luc.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Hopf Algebraic Combinatorics, I
Room 117, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Marcelo Aguiar, Cornell University Aaron Lauve, Loyola University Chicago lauve@math.luc.edu

9:00 a.m.
On symmetric group and partition algebra characters.
Mike Zabrocki*, York University, Toronto, Canada
Rosa Orellana, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
(111205615)

9:30 a.m.
LittlewoodRichardson rules for symmetric skew quasisymmetric Schur functions.
Christine Bessenrodt, Leibniz Universitat Hannover
Vasu Tewari*, University of British Columbia
Steph van Willigenburg, University of British Columbia
(111205330)

10:00 a.m.
A generalization of dual stable Grothendieck polynomials.
Darij Grinberg*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Pavel Galashin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Gaku Liu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(111205257)

10:30 a.m.
Extending the theory of PSD algebras to Hopf monoids in species.
Eric Marberg*, Stanford University
(111205409)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Metric Spaces: Geometry, Group Theory, and Dynamics, I
Room 302, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Tullia Dymarz, University of WisconsinMadison dymarz@math.wisc.edu Anton Lukyanenko, University of Michigan

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Model Theory, I
Room 205, Mundelein Center Organizers: Uri Andrews, University of WisconsinMadison Isaac Goldbring, University of Illinois at Chicago isaac@math.uic.edu Maryanthe Malliaris, University of Chicago

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers II
Room 111, Cuneo Hall

9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Multiresolution method for copropagating high intensity pulses.
Alexey Sukhinin*, Southern Methodist University
(11126524)

9:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Identities Satisfied by Roots of Vortex Polynomials.
Nicholas O CoxSteib*, University of Tulsa and the University of Missouri Columbia
Kevin O'Neil, University of Tulsa
(111276503)

9:30 a.m.
Exact solutions and symmetry classification of wave equation on surfaces of revolution.
M T Mustafa*, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
(111253320)

9:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Mann iteration presses for a new approach of nonexpansive mappings.
Buthinah A Bin Dehaish*, KAU
(111246649)

10:00 a.m.
Hardy Type Commutators on Function Spaces.
Chunping Xie*, Milwaukee School of Engineering
(111247210)

10:15 a.m.
On Parametric Generalized Implicit Quasi Variationallike Inclusion Problem.
Kaleem Raza Kazmi, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh UP India
Shakeel Ahmad Alvi*, King Faisal University, AlAhsa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
(1112479)

10:30 a.m.
Modeling the efficacy of an immunochemotherapy against colorectal cancer.
Qing Wang*, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV
Zhijun Wang, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV
David J Klinke, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
(111234673)

10:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Quasilinear PDEs and uniform rectifiability.
Steve Hofmann, University of MissouriColumbia
Phi Le*, University of MissouriColumbia
Jose Maria Martell, Instituto de Ciencias Matematicas CSICUAMUC3MUCM, Madrid, Spain
Kaj Nystrom, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
(11123530)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:30 a.m.11:05 a.m.
Special Session on Frontiers in Computational Mathematics, I
Room 507, Mundelein Center Organizers: SouCheng (Terrya) Choi, NORC at the University of Chicago, and Illinois Institute of Technology sctchoi@uchicago.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Perspectives in Knot Theory, I
Room 324, Cuneo Hall Organizers: David Krcatovich, Rice University Allison Moore, Rice University ahm6@rice.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Kloops, Neardomains, Loops, and Nonassociative Division Algebras, I
Room 307, Mundelein Center Organizers: Alper Bulut, American University of the Middle East C. E. Ealy Jr., Western Michigan University clifton.e.ealy@wmich.edu Hubert Kiechle, University of Hamburg Benjamin Phillips, University of Michigan Dearborn J. D. Phillips, Northern Michigan University

Saturday October 3, 2015, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Excluded Grid Theorem: Improved and Simplified.
Quinlan Auditorium, Life Sciences Building
Julia Chuzhoy*, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
(111205385)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Some new geometric applications of quantum field theory.
Quinlan Auditorium, Life Sciences Building
Andrew Neitzke*, The University of Texas at Austin
(1112813)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Methods Common to Association Schemes, Hopf Algebras, Tensor Categories, Finite Geometry, and Related Areas, II
Room 311, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Harvey Blau, Northern Illinois University Sung Y. Song, Iowa State University Bangteng Xu, Eastern Kentucky University Bangteng.Xu@eku.edu

2:30 p.m.
Fission of Srings and association schemes.
Kenneth W Johnson*, Penn State University, Abington College
(111220516)

3:00 p.m.
A family of $q$analog partially balanced $t$designs over $GF(q)$.
Sung Y. Song*, Iowa State University
Grant Bowling, University of Michigan
Kavi Duvvoori, Brown University
Robert Lazar, Iowa State University
(111205196)

3:30 p.m.
The Incidence Algebra of the Attenuated Space Poset.
Wen Liu*, University of WisconsinMadison, USA & Hebei Normal University, China
(111205349)

4:00 p.m.
Hypergroups of cardinality six.
PaulHermann Zieschang*, University of Texas
(111220434)

4:30 p.m.
Terwilliger Algebras of Wreath Products of Association Schemes.
Mikhail Muzychuk, Netanya Academic College
Bangteng Xu*, Eastern Kentucky University
(11120564)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Statistics and its Interactions with Combinatorics, Computation, and Network Science, II
Room 303, Mundelein Center Organizers: Sonja Petrovic, Illinois Institute of Technology sonja.petrovic@iit.edu Despina Stasi, University of Cyprus and Illinois Institute of Technology

2:30 p.m.
An abstract approach to network models of uncertainty.
Jason Morton*, Penn State
(111208526)

3:00 p.m.
Combinatorial and geometric view of the chip firing game and its application on system reliability theory.
Fatemeh Mohammadi*, IST Austria and Technical University of Berlin
Maria Kateri, Institute of Statistics, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley
(11120532)

3:30 p.m.
Critical exponents of graphs.
Dominique Guillot, Department of Mathematics, University of Delaware
Apoorva Khare*, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University
Bala Rajaratnam, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
(111205136)

4:00 p.m.
Hierarchical models: normality and related properties.
Daniel Irving Bernstein*, North Carolina State University
Seth Sullivant, North Carolina State University
(111205243)

4:30 p.m.
The facets of the cut polytope and the extreme rays of cone of concentration matrices of certain graphs.
Liam Solus, University of Kentucky
Caroline Uhler, Institute of Science and Technology Austria
Ruriko Yoshida*, University of Kentucky
(1112058)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Combinatorial Invariants of Knots, II
Room 312, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Micah Chrisman, Monmouth University Heather Dye, McKendree University hadye@mckendree.edu Aaron Kaestner, North Park University amkaestner@northpark.edu Louis Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago Emily Peters, Loyola University Chicago

2:30 p.m.
Geometric, homological, and categorical considerations of local crossings of $n$foams.
J Scott Carter*, University of South Alabama
(111257241)

3:00 p.m.
Curtain homology: 2(co)cycle invariants from YangBaxter operators.
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University
(111257174)

3:30 p.m.
The torsion of rack and quandle homology groups of some finite quandles.
Seung Yeop Yang*, The George Washington University
Jozef H. Przytycki, The George Washington University
(111255420)

4:00 p.m.
Homology for quandles with partial group operations.
J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
Atsushi Ishii, University of Tsukuba
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
Kokoro Tanaka, Tokyo Gakugei University
(111257267)

4:30 p.m.
Milnor's triple linking and Index.
Micah Chrisman, Monmouth University
Robert G. Todd*, Mount Mercy University
(111255487)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations and Fluid Dynamics, II
Room 506, Mundelein Center Organizers: Mimi Dai, University of Illinois at Chicago mdai@uic.edu Vera Mikyoung Hur, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Yao Yao, University of WisconsinMadison

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Representations, II
Room 606, Mundelein Center Organizers: Moshe Adrian, University of Toronto Shuichiro Takeda, University of MissouriColumbia takedas@missouri.edu Aaron Wood, University of MissouriColumbia

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphisms of Riemann Surfaces and Related Topics, II
Room 218, Cuneo Hall Organizers: S. Allen Broughton, RoseHulman Institute of Technology Peter Turbek, Purdue University Calumet Anthony Weaver, Bronx Community College, the City University of New York Aaron Wootton, University of Portland wootton@up.edu

2:30 p.m.
Kulkarni's Theorem and finite groups acting on a surface of genus $g$ with $g1$ prime.
Thomas W. Tucker*, Colgate University, Hamilton NY 13346
(111230324)

3:00 p.m.
A coarse classification of elementary abelian $p$group actions.
Anthony Weaver*, Bronx Community College, City University of New York
(111255151)

3:30 p.m.
Isogenous decomposition of the Jacobian of generalized Fermat curves.
Mariela Carvacho*, Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria
(111251157)

4:00 p.m.
Lifting the hyperelliptic involution of a Klein surface.
Emilio Bujalance, Departamento de Matematicas Fundamentales, UNED, Madrid, Spain
Javier Cirre*, Departamento de Matematicas Fundamentales, UNED, Madrid, Spain
Peter Turbek, Purdue University Calumet
(111230142)

4:30 p.m.
Sufficiency of the RiemannHurwitz Formula for the Existence of a Group Action.
Sebastian Bozlee, University of Colorado
Aaron Wootton*, University of Portland
(111214226)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Coding Theory and Its Applications, II
Room 304, Mundelein Center Organizers: W. Cary Huffman, Loyola University Chicago whuffma@luc.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Cohomology of Algebras and Deformation Theory, II
Room 116, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Anthony Giaquinto, Loyola University Chicago Mihai D. Staic, Bowling Green State University mstaic@bgsu.edu Alin Stancu, Columbus State University

2:30 p.m.
An extension of the Fedosov construction.
Boris Tsygan*, Northwestern University
(111281215)

3:00 p.m.
What do homotopy algebras form?
Vasily A. Dolgushev*, Department of Mathematics, Temple University
Alexander E. Hoffnung, Middle College Program, Gateway Community College, New Haven, CT 06510
Christopher L. Rogers, Institut fuer Mathematik und Informatik, Universitaet Greifswald, Deutschland
(11121814)

3:30 p.m.
What do homotopy algebras form?
Christopher L Rogers*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(111218332)

4:00 p.m.
$r_\infty$Matrices, Triangular $L_\infty$Bialgebras and Quantum$_\infty$ Groups.
Denis Bashkirov, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Alexander A. Voronov*, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
(111217363)

4:30 p.m.
Azumaya spaces and deformation quantization.
Dima Arinkin, University of WisconsinMadison
Andrei Caldararu*, University of WisconsinMadison
Marton Hablicsek, University of Pennsylvania
(111214480)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Algebra, II
Room 002, Cuneo Hall Organizers: David Cook II, Eastern Illinois University dwcook@eiu.edu Sonja Mapes, University of Notre Dame

2:30 p.m.
Posets underlying resolutions of multigraded modules.
Amanda Beecher, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Timothy B. P. Clark*, Loyola University Maryland
Alexandre Tchernev, University at Albany, SUNY
(111213561)

3:00 p.m.
Minimal Free Resolutions of Path Ideals of Rooted Trees.
Rachelle Bouchat*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Tricia Brown, Armstrong State University
(111213440)

3:30 p.m.
Partition and plane partition promotion and rowmotion.
Jessica Striker*, North Dakota State University
(111205597)

4:00 p.m.
Unimodal fvectors and hvectors of trees.
Russ Woodroofe*, Mississippi State University
(111205672)

4:30 p.m.
Bouquet algebra of toric ideals.
Sonja Petrović*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Apostolos Thoma, University of Ioannina, Greece
Marius Vladoiu, University of Bucharest, Romania
(11121363)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Geometric Representation Theory, II
Room 210, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Ben Salisbury, Central Michigan University Peter Tingley, Loyola University Chicago ptingley@luc.edu

2:30 p.m.
Lattice Properties of Oriented Exchange Graphs.
Alexander C Garver*, University of Minnesota
Thomas McConville, MIT
(111216211)

3:00 p.m.
Pattern avoidance and quasisymmetric functions  an update.
Zachary Hamaker, Dartmouth College
Joel Lewis, University of Minnesota
Brendan Pawlowski, University of Minnesota
Bruce E Sagan*, Michigan State University
(11120573)

3:30 p.m.
The prism tableau model for Schubert polynomials.
Anna Weigandt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111205400)

4:00 p.m.
KnutsonVakil puzzles compute equivariant $K$theory of Grassmannians.
Oliver Pechenik*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111205351)

4:30 p.m.
Genomic tableaux and Equivariant Ktheory of Grassmannians.
Oliver Pechenik, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111205352)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 202, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Youngsu Kim, University of California, Riverside Paolo Mantero, University of California, Riverside Jonathan Montano, Purdue University jmontano@purdue.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Computability Theory and Applications, II
Room 204, Mundelein Center Organizers: Denis Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago drh@math.uchicago.edu Steffen Lempp, University of WisconsinMadison

2:30 p.m.
Robust Biomolecular Finite Automata.
Titus H. Klinge, Iowa State University
James I. Lathrop, Iowa State University
Jack H. Lutz*, Iowa State University
(111203665)

3:00 p.m.
Application of computable continuous model theory to a question in proof theory.
Jason M Rute*, Pennsylvania State University
(111203359)

3:30 p.m.
$RT^1_k$, $SRT^2_{\ell}$ and screducibility.
Damir Dzhafarov, University of Connecticut
Ludovic Patey, University of Paris VII
Reed Solomon*, University of Connecticut
Linda Brown Westrick, Victoria University
(111203466)

4:00 p.m.
Computable copies of lp spacces.
Timothy McNicholl*, Iowa State University
(11120326)

4:30 p.m.
Strong jump inversion.
Wesley Calvert, Southern Illinois University
Andrey N. Frolov, Kazan Federal University,
Valentina Harizanov, George Washington University
Julia F. Knight*, University of Notre Dame
Charles McCoy, University of Portland
Alexandra Soskova, Sofia University
Stefan Vatev, Sofia University
(111203242)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, II
Room 217, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Kyle Petersen, DePaul University tpeter21@depaul.edu Steven Klee, Seattle University

2:30 p.m.
A nonpartitionable CohenMacaulay simplicial complex.
Art Duval, University of Texas at El Paso
Bennet Goeckner, University of Kansas
Caroline Klivans*, Brown University
Jeremy Martin, University of Kansas
(111205240)

3:00 p.m.
Further developments on decompositions of CohenMacaulay simplicial complexes.
Art Duval, University of Texas at El Paso
Bennet Goeckner*, University of Kansas
Caroline Klivans, Brown University
Jeremy Martin, University of Kansas
(111205658)

3:30 p.m.
The geometric lower bound theorem.
Karim Adiprasito, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Eran Nevo, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jose Alejandro Samper*, University of Washington
(111205282)

4:00 p.m.
A family of symmetric functions associated with Stirling permutations.
Rafael S. González D'León*, University of Kentucky
(111205214)

4:30 p.m.
Face numbers of manifolds with boundary.
Satoshi Murai, Osaka University
Isabella Novik*, University of Washington
(111205292)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Combinatorics and Graph Theoretic Applications, II
Room 104, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Adam Goyt, Minnesota State University Lara Pudwell, Valparaiso University Lara.Pudwell@valpo.edu

2:30 p.m.
Pattern avoidance in RGFs and Catalan analogues.
Samantha Dahlberg*, Michigan State University
Robert Dorward, Oberlin College
Jonathan Gerhard, James Madison University
Thomas Grubb, Michigan State University
Carlin Purcell, Vassar College
Lindsey Reppuhn, Kalamazoo College
Bruce Sagan, Michigan State University
(111205640)

3:00 p.m.
PatternAvoiding Inversion Sequences.
Megan Martinez*, Ithaca College
(111205634)

3:30 p.m.
Unimodal inversion sequences and patternavoiding classes.
Alexander Burstein*, Howard University
(111205606)

4:00 p.m.
Sorting with two stacks in series.
Michael Schroeder, Marshall University
Rebecca Smith*, SUNY Brockport
(111205441)

4:30 p.m.
Asymptotics of Permutation Classes and the Method of Differential Approximants.
Jay Pantone*, Dartmouth College
(111205401)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Ergodic and Symbolic Actions of Amenable Groups, II
Room 404, Mundelein Center Organizers: Ayşe Şahin, DePaul University Ilie Ugarcovici, DePaul University iugarcov@depaul.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Frontiers in Computational Mathematics, II
Room 507, Mundelein Center Organizers: SouCheng (Terrya) Choi, NORC at the University of Chicago, and Illinois Institute of Technology sctchoi@uchicago.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Generalized Derivatives, II
Room 508, Mundelein Center Organizers: J. Marshall Ash, DePaul University Paul Musial, Chicago State University pmusial@csu.edu

2:30 p.m.
On generalized Riemann derivatives for functions on $\mathbb{R}^n$ and on $\mathbb{C}$.
J. Marshall Ash*, DePaul University
Stefan Catoiu, DePaul University
William Chin, DePaul University
(111226493)

3:30 p.m.
Generalized Riemann Derivatives with Variable Coefficients.
J. Marshall Ash, DePaul University
Stefan Catoiu*, DePaul University
(111226668)

4:00 p.m.
Integrating the $L^{r}$Derivative.
Paul M Musial*, Chicago State University
(111226622)

4:30 p.m.
A Stieltjes Type Extension of the $L^{r}$Perron Integral.
Eyad Massarwi*, KennedyKing College, Chicago, IL
Paul Musial, Chicago State University, Chicago, IL
(11120034)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Perspectives in Knot Theory, II
Room 324, Cuneo Hall Organizers: David Krcatovich, Rice University Allison Moore, Rice University ahm6@rice.edu

2:30 p.m.
Geometrically similar knots.
David Futer*, Temple University
Christian Millichap, Linfield College
(111257560)

3:00 p.m.
The Slope Conjecture and 3string pretzel knots.
Christine Ruey Shan Lee*, University of Texas at Austin
Roland van der Veen, University of Amsterdam
(111257163)

3:30 p.m.
Density spectra for knots.
Abhijit Champanerkar*, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, CUNY
Ilya Kofman, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, CUNY
Jessica Purcell, IAS, Princeton
(111257536)

4:00 p.m.
The probability of choosing the unknot among 2bridge knots using random Chebyshev billiard table diagrams.
Moshe Cohen*, Technion  Israel Institute of Technology
Sunder Ram Krishnan, Technion  Israel Institute of Technology
(111257419)

4:30 p.m.
Quasialternating links with small determinant.
Tye Lidman, Institute for Advanced Study
Steven Sivek*, Princeton University
(111257499)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Rings, Group Rings, and Hopf Algebras (celebrating the 75th birthday of Donald S. Passman), V
Room 109, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Jeffrey Bergen, DePaul University Stefan Catoiu, DePaul University scatoiu@condor.depaul.edu William Chin, DePaul University

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Room 203, Mundelein Center Organizers: Steven Jordan, Loyola University Chicago sjorda2@luc.edu

2:30 p.m.
AlSamaw'al's Curious Approach to Trigonometry.
Yousuf Kerai*, Haque Academy, Aga Khan University, and Habib University, Karachi, Pakistan.
Glen Van Brummelen, Quest University, Squamish, BC, Canada.
Taro Mimura, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
(11120112)

3:00 p.m.
AlKashi's Two Methods for Finding $\sin 1^{\circ}$.
Glen R Van Brummelen*, Quest University
(11120118)

4:00 p.m.
The Semicentennial Anniversary of University of Illinois at Chicago.
Steven Hurder*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111201288)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Hopf Algebraic Combinatorics, II
Room 117, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Marcelo Aguiar, Cornell University Aaron Lauve, Loyola University Chicago lauve@math.luc.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Kloops, Neardomains, Loops, and Nonassociative Division Algebras, II
Room 307, Mundelein Center Organizers: Alper Bulut, American University of the Middle East C. E. Ealy Jr., Western Michigan University clifton.e.ealy@wmich.edu Hubert Kiechle, University of Hamburg Benjamin Phillips, University of Michigan Dearborn J. D. Phillips, Northern Michigan University

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Analysis and Computation of Nematic Liquid Crystals, II
Room 503, Mundelein Center Organizers: Patricia Bauman, Purdue University Daniel Phillips, Purdue University Changyou Wang, Purdue University wang2482@purdue.edu

2:30 p.m.
Line Defects in a Modified Ericksen Model.
Robert Hardt*, Rice University
(111276468)

3:00 p.m.
Bifurcation in smectic A liquid crystals at the critical magnetic field.
Andres Contreras*, NMSU
Carlos GarciaA, UNAM
Carlos GarciaC., UCSB
Sookyung Joo, Old Dominion University
(111235552)

3:30 p.m.
Sawtooth profile of smectic A liquid crystals.
Sookyung Joo*, Old Dominion University
Carlos J. GarciaCervera, University of California, Santa Barbara
Tiziana Giorgi, New Mexico State University
(111235255)

4:00 p.m.
A Multiphasic Complex Fluids Model for Cytokinesis of Eukaryotes.
Jia Zhao*, University of South Carolina
Qi Wang, University of South Carolina
(111276547)

4:30 p.m.
Decoupled energy stable schemes for phasefield models of twophase complex fluids.
Jie Shen*, Purdue University
(111265238)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Evolution, II
Room 403, Mundelein Center Organizers: Ruth Davidson, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign redavid2@illinois.edu Ruriko Yoshida, University of Kentucky

2:30 p.m.
Developing a Statistically Powerful Measure for Phylogenetic Tree Inference using Phylogenetic and Markov Invariants.
Barbara Holland, University of Tasmania
Peter D. Jarvis, University of Tasmania
Jeremy G. Sumner, University of Tasmania
Amelia Taylor*, Colorado College and OSUCascades
(11129276)

3:00 p.m.
Nearest Point Phylogenetic Reconstruction using Numerical Algebraic Geometry.
Emily Castner, Mount Holyoke College
Brent Davis, Colorado State University
Joe Rusinko*, Geneva
(111292360)

3:30 p.m.
Tying Up Loose Strands: Defining Equations of the Strand Symmetric Model.
Colby Long*, North Carolina State University
Seth Sullivant, North Carolina State University
(111292155)

4:00 p.m.
Complete intersections for equivariant models.
Marta Casanellas, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Jesús FernándezSánchez*, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Mateusz Michałek, Polish Academy of Sciences
(111214338)

4:30 p.m.
Statistically consistent kmer methods for phylogenetic tree reconstruction.
Elizabeth Allman, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
John Rhodes, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Seth Sullivant*, North Carolina State University
(11129223)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Model Theory, II
Room 205, Mundelein Center Organizers: Uri Andrews, University of WisconsinMadison Isaac Goldbring, University of Illinois at Chicago isaac@math.uic.edu Maryanthe Malliaris, University of Chicago

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDEs and Calculus of Variations, II
Room 520, Mundelein Center Organizers: Emmanuel Barron, Loyola University Chicago Marian Bocea, Loyola University Chicago mbocea@luc.edu Robert Jensen, Loyola University Chicago

2:30 p.m.
Homogenization for some mean field models.
Panagiotis Souganidis*, University of Chicago
(111235664)

3:00 p.m.
Explicit solutions of some degenerate elliptic equations.
Charles K Smart*, University of Chicago
(111249641)

3:30 p.m.
On the lower semicontinuity of $L^\infty$functionals.
Francesca Agnese Prinari*, Department of Maths and Computer Science, University of Ferrara (Italy)
(11124958)

4:00 p.m.
Shorttime existence of smooth solutions for semigeostrophic system with variable Coriolis coefficient.
Jingrui Cheng, UWMadison
Michael J.P. Cullen, Met. Office UK
Mikhail Feldman*, UWMadison
(111235159)

4:30 p.m.
Uniqueness of absolute minimizeres of $L^\infty$functional associated with $x$dependent Hamiltonians.
Qianyun Miao, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Changyou Wang*, Purdue University
Yuan Zhou, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
(11123584)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlocal Diffusions, II
Room 504, Mundelein Center Organizers: Jinqiao Duan, Illinois Institute of Technology Xiaofan Li, Illinois Institute of Technology Xiaoxia Xie, Illinois Institute of Technology xxie12@iit.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Probability Theory, II
Room 406, Mundelein Center Organizers: Antonio Auffinger, Northwestern University Jian Ding, University of Chicago Sebastien Roch, University of WisconsinMadison roch@math.wisc.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in NonCommutative Analysis, II
Room 414, Mundelein Center Organizers: Hari Bercovici, Indiana University John Williams, Universitát des Saarlandes williams@math.unisb.de

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Graph and Matroid Theory, II
Room 103, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Sergei Bezrukov, University of WisconsinSuperior Dalibor Froncek, University of Minnesota Duluth Xiaofeng Gu, University of West Georgia xgu@westga.edu Steven Rosenberg, University of WisconsinSuperior

2:30 p.m.
Graphs with many strong orientations.
Sinan Aksoy, University of California, San Diego
Paul Horn*, University of Denver
(111205619)

3:00 p.m.
Equidistant set in ${\mathbb R}^d$ under $\ell_1$norm.
Jeong Hyun Kang*, Department of Mathematics, University of West Georgia
(111205629)

3:30 p.m.
A note on chromatic number and induced odd cycles.
Baogang Xu, Nanjing Normal University
Gexin Yu*, College of William and Mary
Xiaoya Zha, Middle Tennessee State University
(111205545)

4:00 p.m.
On $r$hued colorings of graphs.
HongJian Lai*, West Virginia University
Murong Xu, West Virginia University
(111205220)

4:30 p.m.
On linear $r$hued colorings of sparse graphs.
Murong Xu*, West Virginia University
Jiangxu Kong, Xiamen University
HongJian Lai, West Virginia University
(111205222)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in the Theory and Applications of Reaction Network Models, II
Room 407, Mundelein Center Organizers: Carsten Conradi, Max Planck Institute Moderators: Badal Joshi, California State University San Marcos Organizers: Casian Pantea, West Virginia University cpantea@math.wvu.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Singularities in Algebra, Geometry and Topology, II
Room 203, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Manuel Gonzalez Villa, University of WisconsinMadison villa@math.wisc.edu Laurentiu Maxim, University of WisconsinMadison

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis With Applications to Quantitative Finance, II
Room 415, Mundelein Center Organizers: Igor Cialenco, Illinois Institute of Technology igor@math.iit.edu Ruoting Gong, Illinois Institute of Technology

2:30 p.m.
How Leverage Shifts and Scales a Volatility Skew: Asymptotics for Continuous and Jump Dynamics.
Roger Lee*, University of Chicago, Department of Mathematics
Ruming Wang, University of Chicago, Department of Statistics
(111260663)

3:00 p.m.
Extremestrike asymptotics for general Gaussian stochastic volatility models.
Archil Gulisashvili, Department of Mathematics, Ohio University
Frederi Viens, Department of Statistics, Purdue University
Xin Zhang*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
(111260540)

3:30 p.m.
Smalltime expansions for statedependent local jumpdiffusion models with infinite jump activity.
Jose E. FigueroaLopez*, Department of Mathematics, Washington University
Yankeng Luo, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
(111260534)

4:00 p.m.
On small time asymptotics for rough differential equations driven by fractional Brownian motions.
Fabrice Baudoin, Purdue University
Cheng Ouyang*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111260417)

4:30 p.m.
Shortterm asymptotic properties of option prices and implied volatility under financial models with jumps.
Sveinn Ólafsson*, Purdue University
(111260367)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on The Langlands Program and Related Topics, II
Room 605, Mundelein Center Organizers: Andrei Jorza, University of Notre Dame Martin Luu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign mluu@illinois.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Graph Theory, Hypergraphs and Set Systems, II
Room 003, Cuneo Hall Organizers: John Engbers, Marquette University john.engbers@marquette.edu David Galvin, University of Notre Dame

2:30 p.m.
Stability in the ErdősGallai Theorem on cycles and paths.
Z. Füredi, Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Hungary
A. Kostochka*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, Urbana
J. Verstraëte, University of California at San Diego
(111205201)

3:00 p.m.
Directed paths: from Ramsey to Ruzsa and Szemeredi.
PoShen Loh*, Carnegie Mellon University
(11120579)

3:30 p.m.
On problems of Cameron and Erdos.
Jozsef Balogh*, UIUC
Hong Liu, UIUC
Maryam Sharifzadeh, UIUC
Andrew Treglown, Birmingham University, UK
(111205326)

4:00 p.m.
On "stability" in the ErdősKoRado theorem.
Patrick R Devlin*, Rutgers University
Jeff Kahn, Rutgers University
(111205586)

4:30 p.m.
Turan numbers of linear sunflowers.
David Irwin, Ohio State University
Tao Jiang*, Miami University
(111205585)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Variational Analysis, Optimization, and Control (Dedicated to Terry Rockafellar on the occasion of his 80th birthday), II
Room 514, Mundelein Center Organizers: Rafal Goebel, Loyola University Chicago rafal.k.goebel@gmail.com

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:45 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers III
Room 107, Cuneo Hall

2:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On linear $r$hued colorings of sparse graphs.
Jiangxu Kong, Dept. of Math in WVU
HongJian Lai, Dept. of Math in WVU
Murong Xu*, Dept. of Math in WVU
(111205154)

3:00 p.m.
A Decomposition Theorem for Weakly 4Connected Graphs.
Kimberly D'souza*, Louisiana State University
Guoli Ding, Louisiana State University
(111205235)

3:15 p.m.
Group connectivity, graph strength and degree sequence realization.
Jiaao Li*, West Virginia University
(111205231)

3:30 p.m.
Coverings of Profinite Graphs.
Amrita Acharyya*, University of Toledo
Jon M Corson, University of Alabama
Bikash C Das, University of North Georgia
(111200280)

3:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Cofinite Graphs and Groupoids and their Profinite Completions.
Amrita Acharyya, University of Toledo
Jon M Corson, University of Alabama
Bikash C Das*, University of North Georgia
(111200277)

4:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Proof of a conjecture of Kenyon and Wilson on semicontiguous minors.
Tri Lai*, Institute for Mathematics and it Applications
(11120542)

4:15 p.m.
Types in the theory of $\mathbb{R}$trees.
Sylvia Carlisle*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(111203474)

4:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Packing spanning trees and spanning 2connected $k$edgeconnected essentially $(2k1)$edgeconnected subgraphs.
Xiaofeng Gu*, University of West Georgia
(111205677)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 519, Mundelein Center Organizers: Morgan Sherman, California Polytechnic State University Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern University Ben Weinkove, Northwestern University weinkove@math.northwestern.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Metric Spaces: Geometry, Group Theory, and Dynamics, II
Room 302, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Tullia Dymarz, University of WisconsinMadison dymarz@math.wisc.edu Anton Lukyanenko, University of Michigan

Saturday October 3, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers IV
Room 111, Cuneo Hall

Saturday October 3, 2015, 5:10 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Introduction to the Erdős Memorial Lecture
MC Auditorium, Mundelein Center

Saturday October 3, 2015, 5:15 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Erdős Memorial Lecture
Markoff Surfaces, Numbers and Strong Approximation.
MC Auditorium, Mundelein Center
Peter Sarnak*, Princeton University and IAS, Princeton.
(111211436)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 6:15 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Reception for the Erdős Lecture
All are welcome.
First Floor Lobby, Institute of Environmental Sustainability
Inquiries: meet@ams.org

