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Fall Western Sectional Meeting
California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
October 2425, 2015 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1114
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Saturday October 24, 2015

Saturday October 24, 2015, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
2nd Floor Lobby, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall

Saturday October 24, 2015, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
1st Floor Lobby, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall

Saturday October 24, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Combinatorial Structures in Knot Theory, I
Room 1112, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Allison Henrich, Seattle University
Aaron M. Kaestner, North Park University
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org
Matt Rathbun, California State University, Fullerton

Saturday October 24, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fixed Point Theory and Applications, I
Room 1117, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Clement B Ampadu, drampadu@hotmail.com
Talat Nazir, Malardalen University
Xavier A UdoUtun, University of Uyo

8:00 a.m.
Approximate $(\alpha,\beta,\gamma)$derivation on random nonArchimedean Lie $C^*$algebras via fixed point method.
Reza Saadati*, Department of Mathematics, Iran University of Science and Technology, Tehran, Iran
(11145411)

8:30 a.m.
Two Applications of Brouwer's Fixed Point Theorem: in Insurance and in Biology Models.
Muhamed Borogovac*, Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company
(11143927)

9:00 a.m.
A discussion on generalized almost contractions via rational expressions in partially ordered metric spaces.
Zead Mustafa*, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics, Qatar University
Erdal Karapınar, Dept. of Mathematics, Atılım University
Hassen Aydi, Université de Sousse
(11144664)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion.

10:30 a.m.
Fixed Point Theorems in Multiplicative Soft Metric Spaces and Multiplicative QuasiDislocated Soft Metric Spaces.
Clement Boateng Ampadu*, Boston, MA
(11145436)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Techniques in Quantum Theories and Quantum Finance, with Applications, I
Room 333, University Hall
Organizers:
Alfonso F Agnew, California State University, Fullerton aagnew@fullerton.edu
David Carfi, University of Messina, Italy

Saturday October 24, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Finite Groups and their Representations, I
Room 2307, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Adam Glesser, California State University, Fullerton aglesser@fullerton.edu
Mandi Schaeffer Fry, Metropolitan State University of Denver

8:00 a.m.
Character Degree Graphs of Finite Solvable Groups with Diameter Three.
Catherine Bray Sass*, Akron, OH
(111420318)

8:30 a.m.
Semidirect Products of Loops with Groups.
Mark Greer, University of North Alabama
Lee Raney*, University of North Alabama
(111420301)

9:00 a.m.
Finite Quotients of Arithmetic Groups.
Alexander J Hulpke*, Colorado State University
(11142085)

9:30 a.m.
Finite solvable groups with minimal prime graphs.
Alexander Gruber, University of Florida
Thomas Michael Keller*, Texas State University
Mark L Lewis, Kent State University
Keeley Naughton, Texas Christian University
Benjamin Strasser, University of Minnesota
(111420232)

10:00 a.m.
The graded center of a stable module category.
Jon F. Carlson, University of Georgia
Peter Webb*, University of Minnesota
(111420235)

10:30 a.m.
Strengthenings of the Dade Projective Conjecture for $p$solvable groups.
Alexandre Turull*, University of Florida
(111420266)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Number Theory, I
Room 2405, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Lyons, California State University, Fullerton clyons@fullerton.edu
Karl Rubin, University of California, Irvine
Alice Silverberg, University of California, Irvine

Saturday October 24, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Early Career Graduate Students, I
Room 321, Langsdorf Hall
Organizers:
Tamas Forgacs, California State University, Fresno tforgacs@csufresno.edu
Carmen Caprau, California State University, Fresno
Oscar Vega, California State University, Fresno

8:00 a.m.
A PROP model for controllability and observability in linear timeinvariant signalflow diagrams with feedback.
Jason M. Erbele*, University of California, Riverside
(111493354)

8:30 a.m.
Possible Matrix Representations of Graph Cycle Spaces.
Derek Hoeft*, California State University, San Marcos
Shahed Sharif, California State University, San Marcos
(111414346)

9:00 a.m.
Multiplicity of Graded Modules.
Mark Blumstein*, Colorado State University
(111413177)

9:30 a.m.
Weak Cayley Table Groups of Wallpaper Groups.
Stephen P Humphries, Brigham Young University
Rebeca A Paulsen*, Brigham Young University
(111420110)

10:00 a.m.
Isomorphisms of LandauGinzburg $\mathcal{B}$Models.
Nathan James Cordner*, Brigham Young University
(11141453)

10:30 a.m.
Generators for Comonoids and Universal Constructions.
Adnan H Abdulwahid*, University of Iowa
Miodrag C Iovanov, University of Iowa
(11141819)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spatial Graphs, I
Room 2301, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Erica Flapan, Pomona College eflapan@pomona.edu
Thomas Mattman, California State University, Chico
Blake Mellor, Loyola Marymount University
Ramin Naimi, Occidental College
Ryo Nikkuni, Tokyo Women's Christian University

8:00 a.m.
Graphs on 21 edges that are not 2apex.
Jamison Blair Barsotti*, Department of Mathematics, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
Thomas W. Mattman, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, California State University, Chico, Chico, CA
(111455166)

8:30 a.m.
The bipartite intrinsically knotted graphs with at most 22 edges.
Hyoungjun Kim*, Korea University
(11145488)

9:00 a.m.
The Khovanov homology and spatial graphs.
Carmen L Caprau*, California State University, Fresno
(11145776)

9:30 a.m.
Heegaard Floer homology of spatial graphs.
Shelly Harvey*, Rice University
Danielle O'Donnol, Indiana University
(11145783)

10:00 a.m.
Rigid Vertex Graph Embeddings and PseudoKnots.
Louis H Kauffman*, UIC
Allison Henrich, Seattle University
(11145756)

10:30 a.m.
Enumeration of prime flat vertex 2bouquet graphs with up to seven crossings.
Natsumi Oyamaguchi*, Research Associate / Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Teacher Education, Shumei University
(111454129)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory of Ergodic Schrödinger Operators and Related Models, I
Room 1303, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
S. Jitomirskaya, University of California, Irvine
Christoph Marx, Oberlin College cmarx@oberlin.edu

8:00 a.m.
A characterization of generalized Toda flows using cocycle dynamics.
Darren C Ong*, University of Oklahoma
Christian Remling, University of Oklahoma
(11144786)

8:30 a.m.
Non critical dry ten martini problem.
Qi Zhou*, Nanjing University
(111447258)

9:00 a.m.
Spectral properties of quasiperiodic Schrödinger operators and applications.
David Damanik*, Rice University
(111481156)

9:30 a.m.
Lower quantum dynamical bounds for minimal potentials and arithmetic criterion of full spectral dimensionality for analytic quasiperiodic Schrödinger operators.
Svetlana Jitomirskaya, Univeristy of California, Irvine
Shiwen Zhang*, Univeristy of California, Irvine
(111437176)

10:00 a.m.
Entanglement Dynamics of Disordered Quantum XY Chains.
Houssam AbdulRahman, U Alabama at Birmingham
Bruno Nachtergaele*, UC Davis
Robert Sims, U Arizona
Günter Stolz, U Alabama at Birmingham
(111482249)

10:30 a.m.
On transport properties of isotropic quasiperiodic $XY$ spin chains.
Ilya Kachkovskiy*, University of California, Irvine
(111482241)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Strategies of Training PreService Teachers, I
Room 320, Langsdorf Hall
Organizers:
Bogdan D. Suceavă, California State University, Fullerton bsuceava@fullerton.edu
David Pagni, California State University, Fullerton
Cherie Ichinose, California State University, Fullerton cichinose@fullerton.edu
Margaret Kidd, California State University, Fullerton

8:00 a.m.
Pushing Mathematics Content Courses for Elementary PreService Teachers beyond Elementary Mathematics Content.
Alison S. Marzocchi*, California State University, Fullerton
(111497159)

8:30 a.m.
The Mathematical Circle as a Training Ground for PreService Teachers.
Phillip Ramirez*, California State University, Fullerton
Bogdan D Suceavă, California State University, Fullerton
(111497151)

9:00 a.m.
Supporting PreService Teachers: From Tutor to Teacher.
Jolene Fleming*, California State University, Fullerton
(111497333)

9:30 a.m.
Hybrid Bridge Mathematics Programs for Underprepared Incoming Freshmen and Professional Development of PreService Teachers.
Pavel Sikorskii*, Michigan State University
(11149793)

10:00 a.m.
Elementary Mathematics for Teachers: Using K8 Math Curricula to Teach Teachers.
Scott Baldridge*, Louisiana State University
(111497145)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Session on Contributed Papers I
Room 337, University Hall

8:00 a.m.
Using Heston Model to Empirically verified Stock Prices Return.
Eka Oche Ogbaji*, Federal University Wukari
E. S. Onah, University of Agriculture Makurdi
(1114655)

8:15 a.m.
Weak Laws of Large Numbers and two interesting applications.
Khoi N Vo*, UCLA (now at CSULB)
(11146047)

8:30 a.m.
Quantum Hyperbolic Invariants of ThreeManifolds that fiber over the circle from the Kauffman bracket skein algebra of the fiber.
Charles Frohman*, The University of Iowa
(11145748)

8:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Special Configurations of Triangle Centers.
Hyun Jin Kim*, Hofstra University
Hyun Sun Kim, Hofstra University
(11145249)

9:00 a.m.
Extending the Preons of Harari, Shupe and Seiberg using Transpose($\setminus$) with Cispose(/).
Mike Dombroski*, Los Angeles City College
(11148151)

9:15 a.m.
On the basis number of the Wreath product of graphs and some related problem.
M M Jaradat*, Qatar University
(11140565)

9:30 a.m.
A counter example of Rauch's conjecture on a symmetry domain.
Janpou Nee*, General Education Center, ChienKuo Technology University, Changhua, Taiwan
(111435113)

9:45 a.m.
On a possible proof of Chern conjecture for affine manifolds.
Mihail Cocos*, Weber State University
(111458130)

10:00 a.m.
Generalized kellipses and their algebraic closures.
Ivona Grzegorczyk*, California State University Channnel Islands
(111414163)

10:15 a.m.
Equivalence of cyclic psquared actions on handlebodies.
Jesse T. PrinceLubawy*, University of North Alabama
(111455170)

10:30 a.m.
Summability of Spliced Sequences in Metric Spaces.
Mehmet Unver, Ankara University
Seyhmus Yardimci*, Ankara University
Murat Olgun, Ankara University
(111440186)

10:45 a.m.
Feet in BuekenhoutMetz Unitals.
Oscar Vega*, California State University, Fresno
Rolando Pomareda, Universidad de Chile
Nicolas Abarzua, Universidad de Chile
(111451208)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homological Methods in Commutative Algebra, I
Room 1113, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Amanda Croll, Concordia University, Irvine amanda.croll@cui.edu
Jack Jeffries, University of Michigan

Saturday October 24, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical/Statistical Modeling and Its Applications to Science and Engineering, I
Room 246, University Hall
Organizers:
Kanadpriya Basu, Occidental College kbasu@oxy.edu

Saturday October 24, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Results in Operator Theory and Operator Algebras, I
Room 2205, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Asuman G. Aksoy, Claremont McKenna College
Don Hadwin, University of New Hampshire
Hassan Yousefi, California State University, Fullerton hyousefi@fullerton.edu

8:30 a.m.
Bernstein's Lethargy Theorem in Fréchet Spaces.
Asuman G. Aksoy*, Claremont McKenna College
Grzegorz Lewicki, Jagiellonian University,
(11144133)

9:00 a.m.
Free product operator algebras associated to weighted graphs.
Michael Hartglass*, UC Riverside
(111446182)

9:30 a.m.
The correlation numerical range and tracepositive complex polynomials.
Jon P Bannon*, Siena College
Eli Bashwinger, Siena College
Mohammad Javaheri, Siena College
(111446197)

10:00 a.m.
On Generalized PaleyWiener Theorems for a Scalar Type Spectral Operator.
Marat V. Markin*, California State University, Fresno
(111447240)

10:30 a.m.
On a problem of Halmos: unitary equivalence of a matrix to its transpose.
Stephan Ramon Garcia*, Pomona College
(111447180)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Modeling and Statistical Inference, I
Room 252, University Hall
Organizers:
Qidi Peng, Claremont Graduate University qidi.peng@cgu.edu

Saturday October 24, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis on Metric Spaces (in honor of Fred Gehring on the occasion of his 90th birthday), I
Room 2211, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Zair Ibragimov, California State University, Fullerton zibragimov@fullerton.edu

Saturday October 24, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematicians and Outreach Programs, I
Room 318, Langsdorf Hall
Organizers:
Olga Radko, University of California Los Angeles
Bogdan D. Suceavă, California State University, Fullerton bsuceava@fullerton.edu

Saturday October 24, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Computational and Mathematical Biology, I
Room 302, University Hall
Organizers:
Fengzhu Sun, University of Southern California
Jianjun Paul Tian, New Mexico State University jtian@nmsu.edu
Mary Ballyk, New Mexico State University

9:00 a.m.
Computing probabilities of repeated words in a string using the string correlation lattice.
Glenn Tesler*, University of California, San Diego
(111405330)

9:30 a.m.
Sparse inverse covariance estimation with L0 penalty for network construction with omics data.
Zhenqiu Liu*, Cedars Sinai Medical Center
(111468281)

10:00 a.m.
A Constrained Mixed Effects Model Based on Semilinear Differential Equation for Cell Polarity Signaling in Tip Growth of Pollen Tubes.
Xinping Cui*, Department of Statistics, University of California, Riverside, CA, 92521
Zhen Xiao, Biogen Idec
Nicolas Brunel, ENSIIE Laboratoire de Mathematiques et Modelisation d'Evry, UMR CNRS 8071, Universite d'Evry, France.
Zhenbiao Yang, Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, University of California, Riverside, CA, 92521
(111462158)

10:30 a.m.
Inference of Markovian properties of molecular sequences from NGS data and applications to comparative genomics.
Fengzhu Sun*, University of Southern California
(111460336)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 2406, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Changyou Wang, Purdue University
Yifeng Yu, University of California at Irvine yyu1@math.uci.edu

Saturday October 24, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral Asymptotics of Large Matrices, I
Room 2207, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Alain Bourget, California State University, Fullerton abourget@fullerton.edu
Tyler McMillen, California State University, Fullerton

Saturday October 24, 2015, 10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MathSciNet Demo in Room 1308
All are welcome.
Room 1308, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall

Saturday October 24, 2015, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Knots and Mirror Symmetry.
Room 1502, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Mina Aganagic*, University of California, Berkeley
(1114511)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Rigid automorphic forms and applications.
Room 1502, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Zhiwei Yun*, Stanford University
(111422128)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 2:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Spectral Asymptotics of Large Matrices, II
Room 2207, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Alain Bourget, California State University, Fullerton abourget@fullerton.edu
Tyler McMillen, California State University, Fullerton

Saturday October 24, 2015, 2:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Session on Contributed Papers II
Room 337, University Hall

2:00 p.m.
A New Alternative to Regression.
Rod A Freed*, California State University at Dominguez Hills
(111460210)

2:15 p.m.
The weight distribution of the selfdual [128,64] polarity design code.
Maaaki Harada, Tohoku University
Ethan Novak, Michigan Technological University
Vladimir D Tonchev*, Michigan Technological University
(111494274)

2:30 p.m.
On the controllability and stabilization of the linearized Dispersion Generalized BenjaminOno equation on a periodic domain.
C V Flores*, California State University, Channel Islands
D L Smith, University of California, Santa Barbara
(111435295)

2:45 p.m.
GIT characterizations of HarderNarasimhan filtrations.
Alfonso Zamora*, California State University at Channel Islands
(111414299)

3:00 p.m.
Upper Triangular Ladder Matrix Algebras.
Daniel Brice*, California State University, Bakersfield
(111417305)

3:15 p.m.
Spectral results for perturbed variational eigenvalue problems and their applications to Compressed PDEs.
Ke Yin*, University of California Los Angeles
Omer Faruk Tekin, University of California Los Angeles
Farzin Barekat, University of California Los Angeles
(111449325)

3:30 p.m.
Beyond ZFC: The Road to solving the Continuum Problem.
Victor L. Sciortino*, Apple Valley, CA
(111403331)

3:45 p.m.
EdgeMagic Total Labelings.
Lisa Joy Mueller*, California State University, Fullerton
Nick Bohall, University of Washington
Kajal Chokshi, Loyola University Chicago
Jackie Emrich, Loyola University Maryland
Abdollah Khodkar, University of West Georgia
(111411337)

4:00 p.m.
Study on Oddly Bipancyclic Graphs and Other NPancyclic Graphs.
Lisa Joy Mueller*, California State University, Fullerton
Oliver Sawin, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
WonHyuk "Harry" Choi, Pomona College
Abdollah Khodkar, University of West Georgia
(111411338)

4:15 p.m.
The Relationship of Various ConformalLike Metrics in the Plane.
Kourosh Tavakoli*, Oklahoma City University
(111430359)

4:30 p.m.
Propagation of regularity and persistence of decay for the fifth order Kortewegde Vries equation.
Derek L Smith*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Junichi Segata, Tohoku University
(111435327)

4:45 p.m.
The division and calculus in the Chinese Remainder Theorem.
GunWon Lee*, Seoul, Korea
(1114017)

5:00 p.m.
OrthogonalBased Fifth Order Initial Value Solvers for the Solution of Third Order Ordinary Differential Equations.
E O Adeyefa*, Federal University OyeEkiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria
(11146510)

5:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A proof for Goldbach's conjecture.
Hashem Sazegar*, Mashhad/Iran
(11141118)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MathSciNet Demo in Room 1308
All are welcome.
Room 1308, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Combinatorial Structures in Knot Theory, II
Room 1112, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Allison Henrich, Seattle University
Aaron M. Kaestner, North Park University
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College knots@esotericka.org
Matt Rathbun, California State University, Fullerton

3:00 p.m.
Cocycle multipliers of YangBaxter operators.
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University
(111457270)

3:30 p.m.
Rack relations and homology.
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
(111457135)

4:00 p.m.
Fractal Simplices.
J. Scott Carter*, University of South Alabama
(111457174)

4:30 p.m.
Tangle Functors at Roots of Unity.
Nathan Druivenga*, The Unversity of Iowa
Charles Frohman, The University of Iowa
Sanjay Kumar, The University of Iowa
(111457233)

5:00 p.m.
Representations of the Skein Algebra at roots of Unity.
Charles Frohman*, The University of Iowa
(11145779)

5:30 p.m.
The Coarse Geometry of the Kakimizu complex.
Robin T. Wilson*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Jesse Johnson, Google
Roberto Pelayo, University of Hawai'i, Hilo
(111454111)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis on Metric Spaces (in honor of Fred Gehring on the occasion of his 90th birthday), II
Room 2211, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Zair Ibragimov, California State University, Fullerton zibragimov@fullerton.edu

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Applied Mathematics in Industry: In Memory of Professor John G. Pierce (19422015), I
Room 335, University Hall
Organizers:
Charles H. Lee, California State University, Fullerton charleshlee@fullerton.edu
Angel R. Pineda, Manhattan College

3:00 p.m.
Overview of the Applied Math Program at CSUF.
William B Gearhart*, California State University, Fullerton
Charles H Lee, California State University, Fullerton
Angel R Pineda, Manhattan College
(111401335)

3:30 p.m.
How an International Martian Telecommunications Relay Network Is Enabling the Robotic Exploration of The Red Planet.
Charles D. Edwards, Jr.*, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
(111494209)

4:00 p.m.
Improve Telecommunication System Engineering with (Conceptually) Simple Mathematical Techniques.
KarMing Cheung*, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
(111462201)

4:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Enhancing Inertial Navigation.
Emily K Bice*, Boeing
(111400343)

5:00 p.m.
Parallelotope Analysis of Sensor Geometries in GPS Estimation.
Michael T. Vodhanel*, Claremont Graduate University
(111415309)

5:30 p.m.
Development of Technical Baselines for Future Space Systems Using Advanced GameBased Mathematical Modeling Approach.
Tien M Nguyen*, The Aerospace Corporation
Andy T Guillen, The Aerospace Corporation
Sumner S Matsunaga, The Aerospace Corporation
(111491172)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fixed Point Theory and Applications, II
Room 1117, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Clement B Ampadu, drampadu@hotmail.com
Talat Nazir, Malardalen University
Xavier A UdoUtun, University of Uyo

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homological Methods in Commutative Algebra, II
Room 1113, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Amanda Croll, Concordia University, Irvine amanda.croll@cui.edu
Jack Jeffries, University of Michigan

3:00 p.m.
Deviations of Graded Algebras.
Adam Boocher*, University of Utah
Alessio D'Alí, Università Degli Studi di Genova
Eloísa Grifo, University of Virginia
Jonathan Montaño, University of Kansas
Alessio Sammartano, Purdue University
(11141384)

3:30 p.m.
Semidualizing DG Modules over Tensor Products.
Hannah Altmann*, University of Minnesota, Morris
(111413263)

4:00 p.m.
Minimal flat resolutions in characteristic $p$.
Thomas Marley, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Marcus Webb*, Stephen F. Austin State University
(111413220)

4:30 p.m.
AB Rings And Homogenization Functor.
Saeed Nasseh*, Georgia Southern University
Yuji Yoshino, Okayama University
(111413150)

5:00 p.m.
Betti Tables of Maximal CohenMacaulay Modules over the Cones of Cubic Curves.
Alexander Pavlov*, MSRI
(111413256)

5:30 p.m.
On the structure of the AuslanderReiten quiver of a triangulated category.
Kosmas Diveris*, St. Olaf College
Marju Purin, St. Olaf College
Peter Webb, University of Minnesota
(111418292)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Techniques in Quantum Theories and Quantum Finance, with Applications, II
Room 333, University Hall
Organizers:
Alfonso F Agnew, California State University at Fullerton aagnew@fullerton.edu
David Carfi, University of Messina, Italy

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematicians and Outreach Programs, II
Room 318, Langsdorf Hall
Organizers:
Olga Radko, University of California Los Angeles
Bogdan D. Suceavă, California State University, Fullerton bsuceava@fullerton.edu

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Computational and Mathematical Biology, II
Room 302, University Hall
Organizers:
Fengzhu Sun, University of Southern California
Jianjun Paul Tian, New Mexico State University jtian@nmsu.edu
Mary Ballyk, New Mexico State University

3:00 p.m.
Discussion.

3:30 p.m.
Robust dynamics in tissue growth and development patterning.
Weitao Chen*, Department of Math, University of California, Irvine
Qing Nie, Department of Math, University of California, Irvine
Arthur Lander, Center for Complex Biological Systems, University of California, Irvine
(111492278)

4:00 p.m.
The impact of environmental toxins on predatorprey dynamics.
Qihua Huang, University of Alberta
Hao Wang*, University of Alberta
Mark A. Lewis, University of Alberta
(111492252)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion.

5:00 p.m.
Discussion.

5:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A global Optimization Technique for finding the minimum of a Vector Function.
Ibraheem Alolyan*, King Saud University
(11146570)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Finite Groups and their Representations, II
Room 2307, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Adam Glesser, California State University, Fullerton aglesser@fullerton.edu
Mandi Schaeffer Fry, Metropolitan State University of Denver

3:00 p.m.
Decomposition matrices of finite general linear groups.
Bhama Srinivasan*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111420294)

3:30 p.m.
The Complexity of the Lie Module.
David J Hemmer*, University at Buffalo
Frederick R Cohen, University of Rochester
Daniel K Nakano, University of Georgia
(111420284)

4:00 p.m.
Variations on average character degrees and $p$nilpotence.
Mark L. Lewis*, Kent State University
(111420118)

4:30 p.m.
Centric linking systems and control of fixed points by $p$local subgroups.
George Glauberman, University of Chicago
Justin Lynd*, University of Montana
(111420314)

5:00 p.m.
Specht modules in the principal block of $F\Sigma_{3p}$.
Michael A Rosas*, SUNY at Buffalo
(111420291)

5:30 p.m.
Real classes of finite special unitary groups.
Amanda A. Schaeffer Fry, Metropolitan State University of Denver
C. Ryan Vinroot*, College of William and Mary
(111420205)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Number Theory, II
Room 2405, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Lyons, California State University, Fullerton clyons@fullerton.edu
Karl Rubin, University of California, Irvine
Alice Silverberg, University of California, Irvine

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 2406, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Changyou Wang, Purdue University
Yifeng Yu, University of California at Irvine yyu1@math.uci.edu

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Results in Operator Theory and Operator Algebras, II
Room 2205, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Asuman G. Aksoy, Claremont McKenna College
Don Hadwin, University of New Hampshire
Hassan Yousefi, California State University, Fullerton hyousefi@fullerton.edu

3:00 p.m.
Tracially Stable C*algebras.
Don Hadwin*, University of New Hampshire
Tatiana Shulman, Mathematical Institute, Polish Academy of Science
(111447185)

3:30 p.m.
Topological free entropy dimension and MF algebras.
Weihua Li*, Columbia College Chicago
(111446206)

4:00 p.m.
Integer Valued Cocycles on Groupoids.
Belisario A Ventura*, California State University San Bernardino
(111446344)

4:30 p.m.
Commuting Toeplitz operators with pluriharmonic symbols on the Fock space.
Wolfram Bauer, Leibniz Universitat, Germany
Boo Rim Choe, Korea University, South Korea
Hyungwoon Koo*, Korea University, South Korea
(111447116)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Early Career Graduate Students, II
Room 321, Langsdorf Hall
Organizers:
Tamas Forgacs, California State University, Fresno tforgacs@csufresno.edu
Carmen Caprau, California State University, Fresno
Oscar Vega, California State University, Fresno

3:00 p.m.
A Quantum Invariant for Virtual Singular Links.
Kelsey Renee Friesen*, California State University, Fresno
(11145763)

3:30 p.m.
On the Additivity of Crossing Numbers.
Alicia Arrua*, Cal Poly Pomona
(111454271)

4:00 p.m.
From Knot Theory to Pseudographs.
Elaina K Aceves*, California State University Fresno
(111457126)

4:30 p.m.
Understanding semitoric integrable systems by lifting equations from $\mathrm{SL}(2, \mathbb{Z})$.
Daniel M. Kane, University of California, San Diego
Joseph Palmer*, University of California, San Diego
Álvaro Pelayo, University of California, San Diego
(111453341)

5:00 p.m.
Higher order YangMills flow.
Casey Lynn Kelleher*, University of California, Irvine
(11145867)

5:30 p.m.
Boundaries of Hitchin components.
Giuseppe Martone*, University of Southern California
(111451123)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Spatial Graphs, II
Room 2301, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Erica Flapan, Pomona College eflapan@pomona.edu
Thomas Mattman, California State University, Chico
Blake Mellor, Loyola Marymount University
Ramin Naimi, Occidental College
Ryo Nikkuni, Tokyo Women's Christian University

3:00 p.m.
Embeddings of multibranched surfaces.
Makoto Ozawa*, Komazawa University
Shosaku Matsuzaki, Waseda University
(111457169)

3:30 p.m.
On complementary regions of a spatialgraph diagram.
Reiko Shinjo*, School of Science and Engineering, Kokushikan University
(111457273)

4:00 p.m.
Arrangements of spatial graphs on surfaces arranged in $\mathbb{R}^3$.
Shosaku Matsuzaki*, Assistant researcher/ Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences,School of Social Sciences,Waseda U.
(111403216)

4:30 p.m.
The Markov theorem for spatial graphs and handlebodyknots.
Atsushi Ishii*, University of Tsukuba
(11145794)

5:00 p.m.
On calculations of the twisted Alexander ideals for spatial graphs, handlebodyknots and surfacelinks.
Atsushi Ishii, Institute of Mathematics, University of Tsukuba
Ryo Nikkuni*, Department of Mathematics, Tokyo Woman's Christian University
Kanako Oshiro, Deparment of Information and Communication Sciences, Sophia University
(11145777)

5:30 p.m.
A chord graph constructed from a ribbon surfacelink.
Akio Kawauchi*, Osaka City University Advanced Mathematical Institute
(11145752)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on SpatioTemporal Modeling of Neuronal Data, I
Room 239, University Hall
Organizers:
Reza Ramezan, California State University, Fullerton rramezan@fullerton.edu
Sam Behseta, California State University, Fullerton

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory of Ergodic Schrödinger Operators and related models, II
Room 1303, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
S. Jitomirskaya, University of California, Irvine
Christoph Marx, Oberlin College cmarx@oberlin.edu

3:00 p.m.
Spectrum of Square Fibonacci Hamiltonian and sums of Cantor sets.
Anton Gorodetski*, University of California Irvine
(11143792)

3:30 p.m.
Exact asymptotics of the eigenfunctions and transfer matrices for the almost Mathieu operator.
Svetlana Jitomirskaya, Department of Mathematics, UC Irvine
Wencai Liu*, Department of mathematics, UC Irvine
(111437310)

4:30 p.m.
Cantor spectrum for 1frequency quasiperiodic Schrödinger operators with smooth potentials.
Yiqian Wang, Nanjing University
Zhenghe Zhang*, Rice University
(111447313)

5:00 p.m.
On nonperturbative localization for continuous Schrödinger operators.
Mircea I Voda*, University of Chicago
(111481285)

5:30 p.m.
Spectra of LimitPeriodic Schrödinger Operators.
Jake Fillman*, Virginia Tech
David Damanik, Rice University
Milivoje Lukic, University of Toronto
(11144659)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Modeling and Statistical Inference, II
Room 252, University Hall
Organizers:
Qidi Peng, Claremont Graduate University qidi.peng@cgu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Partitioning Networks with Node Attributes by Compressing Information Flow.
Laura M Smith*, California State University, Fullerton
Linhong Zhu, University of Southern California
Kristina Lerman, University of Southern California
Allon G. Percus, Claremont Graduate University
(111400243)

3:30 p.m.
Can you feel the size of a lake?
Sergey V Lototsky*, University of Southern California
(11146071)

4:00 p.m.
TaskBased Optimization of Image Reconstruction in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
Angel R Pineda*, Manhattan College
(111462342)

4:30 p.m.
Kernel Balancing: A flexible nonparametric weighting procedure for estimating causal effects.
Chad Hazlett*, Department of Statistics, UCLA
(11146275)

5:00 p.m.
Nonparametric Dynamic Screening System for Monitoring Correlated Longitudinal Data.
Jun Li*, Department of Statistics, University of California, Riverside
Peihua Qiu, Department of Biostatistics, University of Florida
(111462198)

5:30 p.m.
Approximation algorithms for the normalizing constant of Gibbs distributions.
Mark L Huber*, Claremont McKenna College
(111460195)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Strategies of Training PreService Teachers, II
Room 320, Langsdorf Hall
Organizers:
Bogdan D. Suceavă, California State University, Fullerton bsuceava@fullerton.edu
David Pagni, California State University, Fullerton
Cherie Ichinose, California State University, Fullerton cichinose@fullerton.edu
Margaret Kidd, California State University, Fullerton

3:00 p.m.
PreService Teachers' Misconceptions About Visual Representations of Altitude, Median and Angle Bisector of a Triangle.
Milé Krajcevski*, University of South Florida
Ruthmae Sears, University of South Florida
(111497300)

3:30 p.m.
Noticing Mathematical Connections and Making Use of Them for Teaching.
Davida Fischman*, CSU San Bernardino
Laura Wallace, CSU San Bernardino
(11149742)

4:00 p.m.
Coteaching as an Alternative Model for Mathematics Teacher Preparation.
Martin V. Bonsangue*, California State University, Fullerton
Thomas Duarte, Anaheim Union High School District
Susanna Meza, PlacentiaYorba Linda Unified School District
(111497253)

4:30 p.m.
Discovering Geometry: An Axiomatic Approach.
Adrian I Vajiac*, Chapman University
(111497334)

5:00 p.m.
Preparing High School Mathematics Teachers in a University Mathematics Department.
David L Pagni, California State University, Fullerton
Cherie Ichinose*, California State University, Fullerotn
(111497357)

5:30 p.m.
If Mathematical Induction is Aspirin, How Do You Create the Headache?
Todd CadwalladerOlsker*, California State University, Fullerton
(111497251)

Saturday October 24, 2015, 3:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical/Statistical Modeling and Its Applications to Science and Engineering, II
Room 246, University Hall
Organizers:
Kanadpriya Basu, Occidental College kbasu@oxy.edu
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