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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
Sunday October 4, 2015

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
First Floor Hall, Cuneo Hall

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
First Floor Hallway, Cuneo Hall

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Combinatorial Invariants of Knots, III
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

8:00 a.m.
Periodic graphs, spanning trees and Mahler measure.
Daniel S Silver*, University of South Alabama
Susan G Williams, University of South Alabama
(111257485)

8:30 a.m.
Periodic plane graphs and medial link components.
Daniel S Silver, University of South Alabama
Susan G Williams*, University of South Alabama
(111257484)

9:00 a.m.
Vassiliev invariants of order one for framed virtual knots.
Nicolas Petit*, Dartmouth College
(111257394)

9:30 a.m.
On the $\mathfrak{sl}_2$ Weight System and Intersection Graphs.
Huan T Vo*, University of Toronto
(111255232)

10:00 a.m.
qSeries Identities From Pretzel Links.
Mustafa Hajij*, Louisiana State University
(11125756)

10:30 a.m.
Homological operations on reduced Khovanov homology.
Krzysztof K. Putyra, ETH Zurich
Alexander N. Shumakovitch*, The George Washington University
(111257676)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups, Rings, Group Rings, and Hopf Algebras (celebrating the 75th birthday of Donald S. Passman), VI
Room 109, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Jeffrey Bergen, DePaul University Stefan Catoiu, DePaul University scatoiu@condor.depaul.edu William Chin, DePaul University

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Graph and Matroid Theory, III
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.
On dense strongly ${\mathbb{Z}}_{2s+1}$connected graphs.
Miaomiao Han*, West Virginia University
HongJian Lai, West Virginia University
(111205221)

8:30 a.m.
An analog for linklessly embeddable graphs of a theorem of Tutte.
D. Christopher Stephens*, Middle Tennessee State University
(111205603)

9:00 a.m.
Inverses of Graphs.
Dong Ye*, Middle Tennessee State University
(111205406)

9:30 a.m.
Exact minimum codegree threshold for $K^ _4$factors in 3uniform hypergraphs.
Jie Han, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Allan Lo, University of Birmingham, UK
Andrew Treglown, University of Birmingham, UK
Yi Zhao*, Georgia State University
(111205566)

10:00 a.m.
Regular and Binary Matroids without Certain Minors.
Kayla Harville, The University of Mississippi
Talmage James Reid*, The University of Mississippi
Haidong Wu, The University of Mississippi
(111205523)

10:30 a.m.
On Matroid Expansion Conjecture: Counting Bases of a Matroid.
Jinyu Huang, Illinois Institute of Technology
Hemanshu Kaul*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(111205580)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in the Theory and Applications of Reaction Network Models, III
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.
Model Simplification in Reaction Network Theory.
Carsten Wiuf*, University of Copenhagen
Elisenda Feliu, University of Copenhagen
(111292289)

9:00 a.m.
Recovering a reaction network after linear elimination of species.
Meritxell Sáez*, University of Copenhagen
Carsten Wiuf, University of Copenhagen
Elisenda Feliu, University of Copenhagen
(111292109)

9:30 a.m.
Which small reaction networks are multistationary?
Anne Shiu*, Texas A&M University
Badal Joshi, California State University, San Marcos
(11129296)

10:00 a.m.
Sign conditions for injectivity of generalized polynomial maps.
Stefan Müeller*, Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM), Austrian Academy of Sciences
(111212550)

10:30 a.m.
Injectivity, multiple zeros and multistationarity in reaction networks.
Elisenda Feliu*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Copenhagen
(111214410)

Sunday October 4, 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, III
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

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Statistics and its Interactions with Combinatorics, Computation, and Network Science, III
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.
Algebraic geometry of Gaussian graphical models.
Seth Sullivant*, North Carolina State University
(11126222)

9:00 a.m.
Markov Bases for Poisson and Multinomial Logistic Regression Models.
Dane Wilburne*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Hisayuki Hara, Niigata University
(111262412)

9:30 a.m.
Rapid mixing and Markov bases.
Tobias Windisch*, OvGU Magdeburg
(11120527)

10:00 a.m.
Approximate Monte Carlo algorithms for social network models.
Alberto Caimo*, University of Lugano
(111262233)

10:30 a.m.
What is the core distribution of a graph telling us?
Vishesh Karwa*, Carnegie Mellon and Harvard university
Michael J Pelsmajer, Illinois Institute of Technology
Sonja Petrovic, Illinois Institute of Technology
Despina Stasi, University of Cyprus and Illinois Institute of Technology
Dane Wilburne, Illinois Institute of Technology
(111262569)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations and Fluid Dynamics, III
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

8:30 a.m.
Regularity criteria of 3D NavierStokes Equations involving the pressure term.
Xinwei Yu*, University of Alberta
Chuong V. Tran, University of St. Andrews
(111235522)

9:00 a.m.
Dynamics near the subcritical transition of the 3D Couette flow.
Jacob Bedrossian*, University of Maryland, College Park
Pierre Germain, New York University
Nader Masmoudi, New York University
(111235483)

9:30 a.m.
Generic and Nongeneric behavior of solutions to defocusing energy critical wave equation with potential, in the radial case.
Hao Jia*, Chicago
(111235598)

10:00 a.m.
Almost global existence for the Prandtl boundary layer equations with small tangentially analytic initial datum.
M. Ignatova*, Princeton University
V. Vicol, Princeton University
(111235481)

10:30 a.m.
Regularity and longtime behavior of SQG equations.
Peter Constantin, Princeton University
Michele Coti Zelati*, University of Maryland
Vlad Vicol, Princeton University
(111235193)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Representations, III
Room 606, Mundelein Center Organizers: Moshe Adrian, University of Toronto Shuichiro Takeda, University of MissouriColumbia takedas@missouri.edu Aaron Wood, University of MissouriColumbia

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphisms of Riemann Surfaces and Related Topics, III
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

8:30 a.m.
Thomae and Jacobi type formulas for cyclic covers.
Yaacov Kopeliovich*, University of Connecticut Business School
(11123333)

9:00 a.m.
Julia quadratic of superelliptic Riemann surfaces.
T. Shaska*, Oakland University
L. Beshaj, Oakland University
(111214350)

9:30 a.m.
On Branch Loci of Moduli Spaces of Hyperelliptic Klein Surfaces with.
Milagros Izquierdo*, Linköping University
Antonio F. Costa, UNED, Madrid, Spain
Ana M. Porto, UNED, Madrid, Spain
(11121425)

10:00 a.m.
On (q,n)gonal pseudoreal Riemann surfaces.
Ewa Tyszkowska*, Instytute of Mathematics, Gdańsk University, Poland
(111220162)

10:30 a.m.
The number of real ovals of a cyclic cover of the sphere.
FranciscoJavier Cirre, Departamento de Matemáticas Fundamentales, UNED
Peter Turbek*, Department of Math, Comp. Sci. and Stat, Purdue University Calumet
(111200386)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Coding Theory and Its Applications, III
Room 304, Mundelein Center Organizers: W. Cary Huffman, Loyola University Chicago whuffma@luc.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Cohomology of Algebras and Deformation Theory, III
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

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Algebra, III
Room 002, Cuneo Hall Organizers: David Cook II, Eastern Illinois University dwcook@eiu.edu Sonja Mapes, University of Notre Dame

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Geometric Representation Theory, III
Room 210, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Ben Salisbury, Central Michigan University Peter Tingley, Loyola University Chicago ptingley@luc.edu

8:30 a.m.
A $p$adic interpretation of some integral identities for HallLittlewood polynomials.
Vidya Venkateswaran*, MIT
(111205519)

9:00 a.m.
Symplectic Tokuyama's identity.
Angele M. Hamel*, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Ronald C. King, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
(111205473)

9:30 a.m.
Five occurrences of the affine Hecke algebra of type C.
Zajj B Daugherty*, City College of New York
(111216379)

10:00 a.m.
Representations of Hecke algebras on quotients of path algebras.
Alexander DiazLopez*, University of Notre Dame
(11121643)

10:30 a.m.
Representation theory of combinatorial categories.
John D. WiltshireGordon*, University of Michigan
(111218564)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computability Theory and Applications, III
Room 204, Mundelein Center Organizers: Denis Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago drh@math.uchicago.edu Steffen Lempp, University of WisconsinMadison

8:30 a.m.
Effective Prime Uniqueness.
Peter A Cholak*, Notre Dame
Charlie McCoy, Unversity of Portland
(11120380)

9:00 a.m.
Effectiveness of the dual Ramsey's theorem.
Damir D Dzhafarov*, University of Connecticut
Stephen Flood, Bridgewater State University
Reed Solomon, University of Connecticut
Linda Brown Westrick, University of Connecticut and Victoria University of Wellington
(111203553)

9:30 a.m.
Levels of genericity and lowness for isomorphism.
Johanna N.Y. Franklin*, Hofstra University
Dan Turetsky, Victoria University of Wellington
(111203661)

10:00 a.m.
Random graphs, finite extension constructions, and complexity.
Jan Reimann*, Pennsylvania State University
(111205313)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion.

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, III
Room 217, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Kyle Petersen, DePaul University tpeter21@depaul.edu Steven Klee, Seattle University

8:30 a.m.
Smith normal forms of some combinatorial matrices.
Alexander R Miller*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111205248)

9:00 a.m.
qanalogues of Naruse's hooklength formula for skew shapes.
Alejandro H. Morales*, University of California, Los Angeles
Igor Pak, University of California, Los Angeles
Greta Panova, University of Pennsylvania
(111205543)

9:30 a.m.
Bijections for the Shi and Ish arrangements.
Emily Leven, UC San Diego
Brendon Rhoades, UC San Diego
Andy Wilson*, University of Pennsylvania
(111205397)

10:00 a.m.
Absolute order in general linear groups.
Jia Huang, University of Nebraska, Kearney
Joel Brewster Lewis*, University of Minnesota
Alejandro H. Morales, UCLA
Victor Reiner, University of Minnesota
(11120575)

10:30 a.m.
Representation stability for cohomology of configuration spaces in $\mathbf{R}^d$.
Patricia Hersh, North Carolina State University
Victor Reiner*, University of Minnesota
(11120568)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Combinatorics and Graph Theoretic Applications, III
Room 104, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Adam Goyt, Minnesota State University Lara Pudwell, Valparaiso University Lara.Pudwell@valpo.edu

8:30 a.m.
A New Notion of Noncontiguous Containment for Ordered, Rooted Trees.
Eric S Egge*, Carleton College
(111205131)

9:00 a.m.
Reduced words via enumerations and graphs.
Bridget Tenner*, DePaul University
(111205286)

9:30 a.m.
Distance preserving graphs.
Mohammad Hosein Khalife, Michigan State University
Bruce E Sagan*, Michigan State University
Emad Zahedi, Michigan State University
(11120570)

10:00 a.m.
A Method of Approximating Cliques in Networks: kdense.
Karl R.B. Schmitt*, Valparasio University
Linda Eroh, University of WisconsinOskosh
Henry Escuadro, Juniata College
Ralucca Gera, Naval Postgraduate School
Samuel Prahlow, Valparaiso University
(111205432)

10:30 a.m.
Lower Bounds for the Exponential Domination Number of $C_m \times C_n$.
Chassidy Bozeman, Iowa State University
Joshua Carlson, Iowa State University
Michael Dairyko, Iowa State University
Derek Young, Iowa State University
Michael Young*, Iowa State University
(111205147)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Analysis and Computation of Nematic Liquid Crystals, III
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.
Dimension reduction for the Landaude Gennes model in planar nematic thin films.
Peter Sternberg*, Indiana University
Dmitry Golovaty, University of Akron
Alberto Montero, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
(111274110)

9:00 a.m.
Gradient Flow of Chevron Structures in Liquid Crystal Cells.
Lidia Mrad*, Purdue University
Daniel Phillips, Purdue University
(111235347)

9:30 a.m.
On Collisions of Hard Nematic Particles.
Mark Wilkinson*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(111270265)

10:00 a.m.
Electroosmosis in nematic liquid crystals.
Dmitry Golovaty*, The University of Akron
(111235551)

10:30 a.m.
Avoiding local minima in chiral liquid crystals by a theoretically informed Monte Carlo: drops, complex geometries and interfaces.
Julio C ArmasPerez, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
Jose A MartinezGonzalez, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
Xiao Li, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
Juan P HernandezOrtiz*, Department of Materials, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
Paul F Nealey, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
Juan J de Pablo, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
(111282589)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Evolution, III
Room 403, Mundelein Center Organizers: Ruth Davidson, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign redavid2@illinois.edu Ruriko Yoshida, University of Kentucky

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Model Theory, III
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

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDEs and Calculus of Variations, III
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.
On a dynamic interpolation of 1D and 2D attractors.
Umberto Mosco*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(111235656)

9:00 a.m.
Regularity and Properties of Minimizers for Landaude Gennes Energies defined by Probability Density Functionals.
Patricia Bauman*, Purdue University
Daniel Phillips, Purdue University
(111235153)

9:30 a.m.
Reactive Processes in Inhomogeneous Media.
Andrej Zlatos*, UWMadison
(111235361)

10:00 a.m.
Neumann Homogenization Via IntegroDifferential Methods.
Nestor Guillen, UMass Amherst
Russell Schwab*, Michigan State University
(111235343)

10:30 a.m.
Some Inverse Problems in Periodic Homogenization of HamiltonJacobi Equations.
Songting Luo, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Hung Tran*, Department of Mathematics, The University of Chicago, 5734 S. University Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Yifeng Yu, Department of Mathematics, University of California at Irvine, California 92697, USA
(111235177)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlocal Diffusions, III
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.
Multiscale conservation laws driven by Lévy stable and Linnik diffusions: asymptotics, explicit representations, shock creation, preservation and dissolution.
Wojbor A Woyczynski*, Department of Mathematis and Statistics, and Center for Stochastic and Chaotic Processes, CWRU
(111260197)

9:30 a.m.
Martin boundary for subordinate Brownian motions.
Panki Kim, Seoul National University
Renming Song*, University of Illinois
Zoran Vondracek, University of Zagreb
(111260100)

10:00 a.m.
Nonlocal PDEs and NonGaussian Stochastic Dynamics.
Jinqiao Duan*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Rui Cai, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Hui Wang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
(111260517)

10:30 a.m.
Two Types of Nonlocal Diffusions and the Convergence to the Random/Normal Diffusion.
Xiaoxa Xie*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Wenxian Shen, Auburn University
Jinqiao Duan, Illinois Institute of Technology
Xiaofan Li, Illinois Institute of Technology
Guangying Lv, Henan University
(111235578)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Probability Theory, III
Room 406, Mundelein Center Organizers: Antonio Auffinger, Northwestern University Jian Ding, University of Chicago Sebastien Roch, University of WisconsinMadison roch@math.wisc.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in NonCommutative Analysis, III
Room 414, Mundelein Center Organizers: Hari Bercovici, Indiana University John Williams, Universitát des Saarlandes williams@math.unisb.de

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singularities in Algebra, Geometry and Topology, III
Room 203, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Manuel Gonzalez Villa, University of WisconsinMadison villa@math.wisc.edu Laurentiu Maxim, University of WisconsinMadison

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis With Applications to Quantitative Finance, III
Room 415, Mundelein Center Organizers: Igor Cialenco, Illinois Institute of Technology igor@math.iit.edu Ruoting Gong, Illinois Institute of Technology

8:30 a.m.
Modeling the behavior of a large production firm in capandtrade emission market.
Arash Fahim*, Florida State University
Nizar Touzi, Ecole Polytechnique
(111291273)

9:00 a.m.
Risk Sensitive Control of the Lifetime Ruin Problem.
Asaf Cohen*, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Erhan Bayraktar, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(11126055)

9:30 a.m.
ForwardBackward SDEs for Control with Partial Information.
Andrew Papanicolaou*, NYU
(11126038)

10:00 a.m.
Endogenous Formation of Limit Order Books: The Effects of Trading Frequency.
Sergey Nadtochiy*, University of Michigan
Roman Gayduk, University of Michigan
(111260384)

10:30 a.m.
Cost efficiency in incomplete markets.
Carole Bernard, Grenoble Ecole de Management
Stephan Sturm*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(111291281)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Langlands Program and Related Topics, III
Room 605, Mundelein Center Organizers: Andrei Jorza, University of Notre Dame Martin Luu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign mluu@illinois.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Graph Theory, Hypergraphs and Set Systems, III
Room 003, Cuneo Hall Organizers: John Engbers, Marquette University john.engbers@marquette.edu David Galvin, University of Notre Dame

8:30 a.m.
Maximizing 2independent sets in 3uniform hypergraphs.
Lauren Keough*, Davidson College
Jamie Radcliffe, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(111205329)

9:00 a.m.
Independent sets in regular graphs : spectral stability.
Prasad V Tetali*, Professor, School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech
(111205404)

9:30 a.m.
A proof of the Roller Coaster Conjecture.
Jonathan Cutler*, Montclair State University
Luke Pebody, London, United Kingdom
(111205132)

10:00 a.m.
On the RamseyCorradiHajnal theory.
Jozsef Balogh, UIUC
Theodore Molla, UIUC
Maryam Sharifzadeh*, UIUC
(111205325)

10:30 a.m.
The cover graph of a poset and its dimension.
Csaba Biro*, University of Louisville
Stephen J Young, University of Louisville
Mitchel T Keller, Washington and Lee University
(111205427)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Room 202, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Youngsu Kim, University of California, Riverside Paolo Mantero, University of California, Riverside Jonathan Montano, Purdue University jmontano@purdue.edu

9:00 a.m.
Epsilon Multiplicity as a limit.
Steven Dale Cutkosky*, University of Missouri
(111213278)

9:30 a.m.
Valuations and Invariants Associated With Directed Unions of Local Quadratic Transforms.
Matthew Toeniskoetter*, Purdue University
William Heinzer, Purdue University
Bruce Olberding, New Mexico State University
(111213389)

10:00 a.m.
Borel ideals and discrete geometry.
Chris Francisco*, Oklahoma State University
Jeffrey Mermin, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig, Oklahoma State University
(111213287)

10:30 a.m.
Ahypergeometric solution sheaves.
Christine Berkesch Zamaere*, University of Minnesota
Jens Forsgard, Texas A&M University
Laura Felicia Matusevich, Texas A&M University
(111213301)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Ergodic and Symbolic Actions of Amenable Groups, III
Room 404, Mundelein Center Organizers: Ayşe Şahin, DePaul University Ilie Ugarcovici, DePaul University iugarcov@depaul.edu

9:00 a.m.
The spectrum of unit suspensions and embeddings for $\mathbb Z^d$ actions, and directional ergodic properties.
E Arthur Robinson*, Department of Mathematics, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052
Joseph Rosenblatt, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Ayse A Sahin, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435
(111237264)

9:30 a.m.
Gap distribution for saddle connections on the octagon.
Caglar Uyanik, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Grace Work*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(111237618)

10:00 a.m.
Asymptotic Shapes of Ergodic Random Metrics on Nilpotent Groups.
Michael Cantrell*, Univ. Illinois, Chicago
Alex Furman, Univ. Illinois, Chicago
(111237106)

10:30 a.m.
Homogeneity of group actions on Cantor sets.
Jessica Dyer, University of Illinois at Chicago
Steven Hurder, University of Illinois at Chicago
Olga Lukina*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111237206)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 519, Mundelein Center Organizers: Morgan Sherman, California Polytechnic State University Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern University Ben Weinkove, Northwestern University weinkove@math.northwestern.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Room 203, Mundelein Center Organizers: Steven Jordan, Loyola University Chicago sjorda2@luc.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Hopf Algebraic Combinatorics, III
Room 117, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Marcelo Aguiar, Cornell University Aaron Lauve, Loyola University Chicago lauve@math.luc.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Metric Spaces: Geometry, Group Theory, and Dynamics, III
Room 302, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Tullia Dymarz, University of WisconsinMadison dymarz@math.wisc.edu Anton Lukyanenko, University of Michigan

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:00 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), III
Room 514, Mundelein Center Organizers: Rafal Goebel, Loyola University Chicago rafal.k.goebel@gmail.com

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Frontiers in Computational Mathematics, III
Room 507, Mundelein Center Organizers: SouCheng (Terrya) Choi, NORC at the University of Chicago, and Illinois Institute of Technology sctchoi@uchicago.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Perspectives in Knot Theory, III
Room 324, Cuneo Hall Organizers: David Krcatovich, Rice University Allison Moore, Rice University ahm6@rice.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Kloops, Neardomains, Loops, and Nonassociative Division Algebras, III
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

Sunday October 4, 2015, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Mathematics of the Tree of LifeFrom Genomes to Phylogenetic Trees and Beyond.
Quinlan Auditorium, Life Sciences Building
Sebastien Roch*, UWMadison
(111292613)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Methods Common to Association Schemes, Hopf Algebras, Tensor Categories, Finite Geometry, and Related Areas, IV
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

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Statistics and its Interactions with Combinatorics, Computation, and Network Science, IV
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

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Combinatorial Invariants of Knots, IV
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

1:30 p.m.
A Khovanovtype homology theory for singular knots and singular tangles.
Carmen L Caprau*, California State University, Fresno
(111257124)

2:00 p.m.
Khovanov homology, chromatic homology, and torsion.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, North Carolina State University
Adam M Lowrance, Vassar College
(111257373)

2:30 p.m.
An Application of the DoldKan Theorem to the Homotopy Theory of Link Homology.
Louis H Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Christopher Gomes, University of Illinois at Chicago
(11125790)

3:00 p.m.
Welded surfaceknots.
Jonathan Schneider*, University of Illinois Chicago
(111254218)

3:30 p.m.
Geometry of some unitary Riemann surface braid group representations and Laughlintype wave functions.
Mauro Spera*, Dipartimento di Matematica e Fisica "Niccolo' Tartaglia"  Universita' Cattolica del Sacro CuoreBresciaItaly
(11125599)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations and Fluid Dynamics, IV
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

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphisms of Riemann Surfaces and Related Topics, IV
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

1:30 p.m.
Belyĭ Maps on Elliptic Curves and Dessin d'Enfants on the Torus.
Edray Herber Goins*, Purdue University
(11121144)

2:00 p.m.
Examples of Belyĭ Maps for Elliptic Curves.
Bronz D McDaniels*, Purdue University
Danny Sweeney, Purdue University
Sofia Lyrintzis, Purdue University, Fort Wayne
Yesid Sanchez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
(11121169)

2:30 p.m.
Visualizing Dessins d'Enfants on the Torus.
Leonardo Rafael Azopardo*, Purdue University
Maxim S Millan, Purdue
Sarah Thomaz, Purdue University
(11121166)

3:00 p.m.
Approximating Coefficients of Shabat Polynomials.
Edray H Goins, Purdue University
Luis A Melara, Shippensburg University
Alejandra Alvarado*, Eastern Illinois University
(111200250)

3:30 p.m.
Symmetric surfaces with quasiplatonic $PSL(2,q)$ action.
S. Allen Broughton*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(11121421)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Coding Theory and Its Applications, IV
Room 304, Mundelein Center Organizers: W. Cary Huffman, Loyola University Chicago whuffma@luc.edu

1:30 p.m.
Polynomials Meeting Ax's Bound.
Xiangdong Hou*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
(111211247)

2:00 p.m.
Weight enumeration of cooperative locally repairable codes.
Ragnar Freij*, Aalto University
Thomas Westerbäck, Aalto University
Camilla Hollanti, Aalto University
(111205559)

2:30 p.m.
Theta functions and symmetric weight enumerators for codes over imaginary quadratic fields.
Tony Shaska*, Oakland University
(111206111)

3:00 p.m.
Galois Variance of Constacyclic Codes.
Tom Blackford*, Western Illinois University
(11121287)

3:30 p.m.
On an equivalence of constacyclic codes and applications.
Hai Q Dinh*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Kent State University, Ohio, USA
(111294594)

4:00 p.m.
A Circulant Approach to SkewConstacyclic Codes.
Neville Fogarty*, University of Kentucky
Heide GluesingLuerssen, University of Kentucky
(111212137)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion.

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Special Session on Cohomology of Algebras and Deformation Theory, III
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

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Algebra, IV
Room 002, Cuneo Hall Organizers: David Cook II, Eastern Illinois University dwcook@eiu.edu Sonja Mapes, University of Notre Dame

1:30 p.m.
A Determinantal Identity and its Applications to Determinantal Ideals.
Bill Robinson*, Monmouth College
Uwe Nagel, University of Kentucky
(111213388)

2:00 p.m.
Path ideals of weighted graphs.
Bethany Kubik, University of Minnesota Duluth
Sean SatherWagstaff*, Clemson University
(111213570)

2:30 p.m.
Graded Betti numbers of cycle graphs and standard Young tableaux.
Steven Klee*, Seattle University
Matthew Stamps, YaleNUS
(111205327)

3:00 p.m.
Regularity of toric edge ideals.
Jennifer Biermann*, Mount Holyoke College
Augustine O'Keefe, Connecticut College
Adam Van Tuyl, McMaster University
(111213654)

3:30 p.m.
Revisiting a conjecture of Villarreal on CohenMacaulay graphs.
Adam Van Tuyl*, McMaster University
(11121371)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Geometric Representation Theory, IV
Room 210, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Ben Salisbury, Central Michigan University Peter Tingley, Loyola University Chicago ptingley@luc.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Computability Theory and Applications, IV
Room 204, Mundelein Center Organizers: Denis Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago drh@math.uchicago.edu Steffen Lempp, University of WisconsinMadison

1:30 p.m.
Hilbert's Tenth Problem for subrings of the rationals.
Russell G Miller*, Queens College & CUNY Graduate Center
(111203340)

2:00 p.m.
Degrees of Categoricity on a Cone.
Barbara F Csima*, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo
Matthew HarrisonTrainor, University of California, Berkeley
(111203424)

2:30 p.m.
Computing with the reals as a structure.
Gregory Igusa*, University of Notre Dame
Julia Knight, University of Notre Dame
Noah Schweber, University of California, Berkeley
(111203621)

3:00 p.m.
Uniform reduction and reverse mathematics.
Jeffry L. Hirst*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Appalachian State University
(11120337)

3:30 p.m.
What could we be, if not rational?
Wesley C. Calvert*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Vina Castelli, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(111203600)

4:00 p.m.
A measure of uniformity.
Rutger Kuyper*, University of Wisconsin
(111203563)

4:30 p.m.
Defining the jump classes in the local structure of the enumeration degrees.
Mariya I Soskova*, Sofia University
(111203443)

5:00 p.m.
Subclasses of the $K$trivial degrees.
Joseph S. Miller*, University of WisconsinMadison
(111203644)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, IV
Room 217, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Kyle Petersen, DePaul University tpeter21@depaul.edu Steven Klee, Seattle University

1:30 p.m.
What is a field?
Drew Armstrong*, University of Miami
(111201381)

2:00 p.m.
Reduced involution words.
Zachary Hamaker, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
Eric Marberg, Stanford University
Brendan Pawlowski*, University of Minnesota
(111205627)

2:30 p.m.
0Hecke factorizations: a class of nonreduced words.
Victor Reiner, University of Minnesota
Bridget Tenner*, DePaul University
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois
(111205285)

3:00 p.m.
$q$ Gamma Nonnegativity.
Kevin Dilks*, North Dakota State University
(111205457)

3:30 p.m.
Longest increasing subsequences and log concavity.
Miklós Bóna, University of Florida
MarieLouise Bruner, Technische Universität Wien
Bruce E Sagan*, Michigan State University
(11120572)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Combinatorics and Graph Theoretic Applications, IV
Room 104, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Adam Goyt, Minnesota State University Lara Pudwell, Valparaiso University Lara.Pudwell@valpo.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Frontiers in Computational Mathematics, IV
Room 507, Mundelein Center Organizers: SouCheng (Terrya) Choi, NORC at the University of Chicago, and Illinois Institute of Technology sctchoi@uchicago.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room 519, Mundelein Center Organizers: Morgan Sherman, California Polytechnic State University Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern University Ben Weinkove, Northwestern University weinkove@math.northwestern.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Perspectives in Knot Theory, IV
Room 324, Cuneo Hall Organizers: David Krcatovich, Rice University Allison Moore, Rice University ahm6@rice.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Rings, Group Rings, and Hopf Algebras (celebrating the 75th birthday of Donald S. Passman), VII
Room 109, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Jeffrey Bergen, DePaul University Stefan Catoiu, DePaul University scatoiu@condor.depaul.edu William Chin, DePaul University

1:30 p.m.
Symmetric groups and fixed points on modules: an application of group theory to topology.
George Glauberman*, University of Chicago
(111220279)

2:00 p.m.
Zassenhaus Conjecture and Prime Graph Question for Integral Group Rings.
Leo Margolis*, University of Stuttgart
(111216121)

2:30 p.m.
Global representation rings.
Luis ValeroElizondo*, Universidad Michoacana
Alberto Gerardo RaggiCárdenas, CCM, UNAM
(11122040)

3:00 p.m.
Modules invariant under automorphisms of their covers and envelopes.
Pedro A Guil Asensio, University of Murcia, Spain
Derya Keskin Tutuncu, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
Ashish K Srivastava*, Saint Louis University
(11121620)

3:30 p.m.
From Hall algebras to cluster algebras.
Xueqing Chen*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
Ming Ding, Nankai University, TianJin, China
Fan Xu, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
(111216366)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:45 p.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, IV
Room 203, Mundelein Center Organizers: Steven Jordan, Loyola University Chicago sjorda2@luc.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Kloops, Neardomains, Loops, and Nonassociative Division Algebras, IV
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

1:30 p.m.
Slid extension of loops.
Elena Zizioli*, Università degli studi di Brescia  Italy
Stefano Pasotti, Università di Brescia Italy
(11121798)

2:00 p.m.
Geometric construction for loops.
Silvia Pianta*, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Brescia, Italy
Stefano Pasotti, Università degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
Elena Zizioli, Università degli Studi di Brescia
(111220501)

2:30 p.m.
Loops from a graph point of view.
Stefano Pasotti*, Università degli Studi di Brescia  Italy
Elena Zizioli, Università degli Studi di Brescia  Italy
(111217166)

3:00 p.m.
Some examples of profinite loops and Kloops and some remarks on neardomains and nearfields.
Clifton E Ealy Jr.*, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan Unversity
(111220562)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Evolution, IV
Room 403, Mundelein Center Organizers: Ruth Davidson, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign redavid2@illinois.edu Ruriko Yoshida, University of Kentucky

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Metric Spaces: Geometry, Group Theory, and Dynamics, IV
Room 302, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Tullia Dymarz, University of WisconsinMadison dymarz@math.wisc.edu Anton Lukyanenko, University of Michigan

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Model Theory, III
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

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDEs and Calculus of Variations, IV
Room 520, Mundelein Center Organizers: Emmanuel Barron, Loyola University Chicago Marian Bocea, Loyola University Chicago mbocea@luc.edu Robert Jensen, Loyola University Chicago

1:30 p.m.
Classification of isolated singularities for inhomogeneous operators in divergence form.
Mihai Mihailescu*, "Simion Stoilow" Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy
(111235204)

2:00 p.m.
On quasistatic limits of onedimensional dynamic cohesive fracture.
Farhod Abdullayev*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(111235505)

2:30 p.m.
The BrezisNirenberg Problem on $\mathbb{S}^n$, in spaces of fractional dimension.
Rafael D. Benguria, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Soledad Benguria*, University of WisconsinMadison
(11123574)

3:00 p.m.
Effective properties of two phase flows with non uniform surface tension.
Grigor Nika*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Bogdan Vernescu, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(11123528)

3:30 p.m.
Maximum principles and isoperimetric estimates for a class of MongeAmpere equations, with applications to surfaces of constant Gauss curvature.
Cristian Enache*, Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy, Research group of the project PNIIIDPCE20124
(111235140)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlocal Diffusions, IV
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

1:30 p.m.
Multiscale analysis of linear nonlocal evolution equations.
Tadele Mengesha*, University of Tennessee Knoxville
(111245308)

2:00 p.m.
Local boundary conditions in nonlocal problems.
Fatih Celiker*, Wayne State University
Burak Aksoylu, TOBBETU and Wayne State University
Horst R. Beyer, TOBBETU
(11126547)

2:30 p.m.
Numerical methods for nonlocal equations due to Lévy processes.
Xiaofan Li*, Dept of Applied Math, Illinois Inst of Tech
Ting Gao, Dept of Applied Math, Illinois Inst of Tech
Jinqiao Duan, Dept of Applied Math, Illinois Inst of Tech
Renming Song, Dept of Math, UIUC
(111265608)

3:00 p.m.
Numerical approximation to the Reisz fractional Laplacian.
Siwei Duo, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Yanzhi Zhang*, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(111265670)

3:30 p.m.
Numerical Methods for a Class of Nonlocal Diffusion Problems with the Use of Backward SDEs.
Guannan Zhang*, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Weidong Zhao, Shandong University
Clayton Webster, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Max Gunzburger, Florida State University
(111265331)

4:00 p.m.
Discussion.

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Probability Theory, IV
Room 406, Mundelein Center Organizers: Antonio Auffinger, Northwestern University Jian Ding, University of Chicago Sebastien Roch, University of WisconsinMadison roch@math.wisc.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in NonCommutative Analysis, IV
Room 414, Mundelein Center Organizers: Hari Bercovici, Indiana University John Williams, Universitát des Saarlandes williams@math.unisb.de

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in the Theory and Applications of Reaction Network Models, IV
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

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Singularities in Algebra, Geometry and Topology, IV
Room 203, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Manuel Gonzalez Villa, University of WisconsinMadison villa@math.wisc.edu Laurentiu Maxim, University of WisconsinMadison

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis With Applications to Quantitative Finance, IV
Room 415, Mundelein Center Organizers: Igor Cialenco, Illinois Institute of Technology igor@math.iit.edu Ruoting Gong, Illinois Institute of Technology

1:30 p.m.
Uncovering the Transition Density of Multivariate Markovian Diffusions.
François Guay, Boston University
Gustavo Schwenkler*, Boston University
(111260418)

2:00 p.m.
Insiders' hedging in a stochastic volatility model.
Kiseop Lee*, University of Louisville
SangHyeon Park, Korea
(111260118)

2:30 p.m.
Quantile Hedging in a SemiStatic Market with Model Uncertainty.
Gu Wang*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Erhan Bayraktar, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
(111291582)

3:00 p.m.
Modeling interest rates with the zero lower bound: applications of diffusions with sticky boundaries.
Vadim Linetsky, Northwestern University
Yutian Nie*, Northwestern University
(111260283)

3:30 p.m.
Lower Bounds on the Generalized Central Moments of the Optimal Alignments Score of Random Sequences.
Ruoting Gong*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Christian Houdre, Georgia Institute of Technology
Juri Lember, University of Tartu
(111260405)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Graph Theory, Hypergraphs and Set Systems, IV
Room 003, Cuneo Hall Organizers: John Engbers, Marquette University john.engbers@marquette.edu David Galvin, University of Notre Dame

1:30 p.m.
Stability of the Potential Function.
Michael Ferrara*, University of Colorado Denver
Catherine Erbes, Hiram College
Ryan M. Martin, Iowa State University
Paul Wenger, Rochester Institute of Technology
(111205356)

2:00 p.m.
The Friendship Paradox and its friends.
Jonathan Cutler, Montclair State University
A. Jamie Radcliffe*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(111205199)

2:30 p.m.
Bounded Diameter Arboricity.
Martin Merker, Technical University of Denmark
Luke Postle*, University of Waterloo
(111205395)

3:00 p.m.
Zeroone laws for edge weighted graphs.
Caroline Terry*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111205293)

3:30 p.m.
The typical structure of maximal trianglefree graphs.
Jozsef Balogh, UIUC
Hong Liu*, UIUC
Sarka Petrickova, UIUC
Maryam Sharifzadeh, UIUC
(111205645)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Variational Analysis, Optimization, and Control (Dedicated to Terry Rockafellar on the occasion of his 80th birthday), IV
Room 514, Mundelein Center Organizers: Rafal Goebel, Loyola University Chicago rafal.k.goebel@gmail.com

1:30 p.m.
An example connected to convex functions theory.
Kazimierz A. Goebel*, Maria CurieSklodowska University, Lublin, Poland
(111247256)

2:00 p.m.
Common mathematical foundations of the expected utility and the dual utility theory.
Darinka Dentcheva*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Andrzej Ruszczynski, Rutgers University
(11129116)

2:30 p.m.
Optimization over Directed Graphs.
Alex Olshevsky*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Angelia Nedich, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111249253)

3:00 p.m.
Secondorder analysis of piecewise linear functions with applications to stability.
Boris Mordukhovich, Wayne state university
Ebrahim Sarabi*, Wayne state university
(111249212)

3:30 p.m.
On the convergence of the proximal forwardbackward splitting method with linesearches.
J. Yunier Bello Cruz, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, Federal University of Goias, Goiania, GO 74.001970, Brazil.
Nghia Tran*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309, USA.
(111249216)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, IV
Room 202, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Youngsu Kim, University of California, Riverside Paolo Mantero, University of California, Riverside Jonathan Montano, Purdue University jmontano@purdue.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Ergodic and Symbolic Actions of Amenable Groups, IV
Room 404, Mundelein Center Organizers: Ayşe Şahin, DePaul University Ilie Ugarcovici, DePaul University iugarcov@depaul.edu
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