AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Saturday, October 31, 2015 03:30:10
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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
Sunday October 25, 2015

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
2nd Floor Lobby, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall 
Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
1st Floor Lobby, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall 
Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Combinatorial Structures in Knot Theory, III
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

8:00 a.m.
Folded Ribbon Knots in the Plane.
Elizabeth Denne*, Washington & Lee University
(11145790) 
8:30 a.m.
Asymptotics of random knot diagrams.
Harrison Chapman*, University of Georgia
(111405136) 
9:00 a.m.
Subknots in Tight Knots, KnotPlot Knots, and Random Knots.
Eric J Rawdon*, University of St. Thomas
(111457108) 
9:30 a.m.
Neighbors of knots in the Gordian graph.
Ryan Blair, California State University, Long Beach
Marion Campisi, Stanford University
Jesse Johnson, Oklahoma State University
Scott Taylor, Colby College
Maggy Tomova*, The University of Iowa
(111457102) 
10:00 a.m.
Neighbors of knots in the Gordian graph.
Ryan Blair, California State University Long Beach
Marion Campisi*, San Jose State University
Jesse Johnson, Google
Scott A. Taylor, Colby College
Maggy Tomova, University of Iowa
(111457131) 
10:30 a.m.
Random Knot Diagrams.
Jason Cantarella*, University of Georgia
Harrison Chapman, University of Georgia
Matt Mastin, MailChimp, Inc.
(111457112)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applied Mathematics in Industry: In Memory of Professor John G. Pierce (19422015), II
Room 335, University Hall
Organizers:
Charles H. Lee, California State University, Fullerton charleshlee@fullerton.edu
Angel R. Pineda, Manhattan College

8:00 a.m.
The Optimal Can: An Uncanny Approach.
Michael J Campbell*, Dept. Physics, California State University Fullerton
Joey Hanna, Dept. Physics, University of California Berkeley
(111449324) 
8:30 a.m.
Supervised learning for medical diagnostic decision support system: Hepatitis C and breast cancer diagnosis application.
Phuong Hoang*, North Carolina State University
Hien T Tran, North Carolina State University
(111492221) 
9:00 a.m.
Cancer Screening using Biomimetic Pattern Recognition with HyperDimensional Structures.
Leonila Lagunes*, University of California Irvine
Charles H. Lee, California State University Fullerton
(111492349) 
9:30 a.m.
Optimal Design a Doubly Convergent Multiple Beam Electron Gun.
Hien T Tran*, North Carolina State University
Lawrence Ives, Calabazas Creek Research, Inc.
Michael Read, Calabazas Creek Research, Inc.
Thuc Bui, Calabazas Creek Research, Inc.
Adam Attarian, Raleigh, North Carolina
William Tallis, Raleigh, North Carolina
Cynthia Andujar, Raleigh, North Carolina
Virginia Forstall, Raleigh, North Carolina
(111449191) 
10:00 a.m.
Analysis of a Dynamic Model of Iron Metabolism.
Anael Verdugo*, California State University Fullerton
(111492173) 
10:30 a.m.
Joint Cooperative Research Programs between Earth Science Associates and the Graduate Program in Applied Mathematics at California State University Fullerton.
John D. Grace*, Earth Science Associates
Tony Dupont, Earth Science Associates
Scott Morris, Earth Science Associates
(111486320)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fixed Point Theory and Applications, III
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.
Best Proximity Point Theorems For F$\rho$ Proximal Contraction In Modular Function Spaces.
Sartaj Ali*, National College of Business Administration and Economics, 40E1, Gulberg 03, Lahore, Pakistan
(11144615) 
8:30 a.m.
Existence and uniqueness of solutions of linear sparse matrix equations via a fixed point theorem.
Xiaorong Liu*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(111446183) 
9:00 a.m.
$\Delta$Convergence Theorems, Application of fixed point technique in developing algorithm for approximating solution of nonlinear equation of Hammersteintype.
Charles Ejikeme Chidume*, African University of Science & Technology
Ugo Osisiogu, Department of Mathematics,
(11144658) 
10:00 a.m.
Discussion. 
10:30 a.m.
Fixed and Common Fixed Point Results for Multivalued Maps Endow with Graph.
Talat Nazir*, Malardalen University Vasteras, Sweden
(11144613)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, I
Room 2201, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
John Lott, University of California, Berkeley lott@berkeley.edu
Aaron Naber, Northwestern University

8:00 a.m.
Mean convex level set flow in general ambient manifolds.
Robert Haslhofer*, University of Toronto
Or Hershkovits, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(11145354) 
9:00 a.m.
Quantitative nilpotent structure and regularity of collapsed Einstein manifolds.
Ruobing Zhang*, Princeton University
(111453133) 
10:00 a.m.
On the limit of Kähler manifolds with Ricci curvature lower bound.
Gang Liu*, University of California, Berkeley
(111453143)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History and Philosophy of Mathematics, I
Room 401, Langsdorf Hall
Organizers:
Jim Tattersall, Providence College TAT@providence.edu
Shawn McMurran, California State University, San Bernardino

8:00 a.m.
Astronomical Algorithms in Medieval Islam: Geometry, Arithmetic, and the Unbridgeable Chasm.
Glen R Van Brummelen*, Quest University
(11140187) 
8:30 a.m.
Insights into Bézout's theorem from Descartes to Pieri.
Elena Anne Corie Marchisotto*, California State University, Northridge California
(111401162) 
9:00 a.m.
Geometry and the Incongruous Crow.
James T. Smith*, San Francisco State University
(11140166) 
9:30 a.m.
The geometric representation of some classical series.
Mits Kobayashi*, Cal Poly Pomona
(111451347) 
10:00 a.m.
Mathematical communities in the photographs of Paul Halmos.
Janet L Beery*, University of Redlands
(111401272) 
10:30 a.m.
Recognizing Ricci.
Judith R Goodstein*, Visiting Associate, Einstein Papers Project, Caltech
(111401146)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Humanistic Mathematics, I
Room 404, Langsdorf Hall
Organizers:
Mark Huber, Claremont McKenna College mhuber@cmc.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College

8:00 a.m.
What is Humanistic Mathematics?
Mark L Huber*, Claremont McKenna College
(111400194) 
8:30 a.m.
Radical Inclusivity in the Mathematics Classroom.
Darryl H Yong*, Harvey Mudd College
(111497248) 
9:00 a.m.
Wetzel's problem, Paul Erdős, and the continuum hypothesis: a mathematical mystery.
Stephan Ramon Garcia*, Pomona College
(11140199) 
9:30 a.m.
AlKhwarizmi and the Hermeneutic Circle.
Asuman G Aksoy*, Claremont McKenna College
(11149732) 
10:00 a.m.
Understanding the Proving Process with the Lens of Mathematical Creativity.
Milos Savic*, University of Oklahoma
Gulden Karakok, University of Northern Colorado
Gail Tang, University of La Verne
Houssein El Turkey, University of New Haven
Emilie Naccarato, University of Northern Colorado
(11149750) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion.

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematicians and Outreach Programs, III
Room 318, Langsdorf Hall
Organizers:
Olga Radko, University of California Los Angeles
Bogdan D. Suceavă, California State University, Fullerton bsuceava@fullerton.edu

8:00 a.m.
Which inequalities are important for gifted high school students?
Melissa A. Riddle*, California State University, Fullerton
(11149739) 
9:00 a.m.
Adventures in the World of Mathematical Competitions.
Kent G. Merryfield*, California State University, Long Beach
(111400275) 
10:00 a.m.
Mathematics Intensive Summer Session (MISS), an outreach program for high school females in Algebra 2 and Precalculus.
David L. Pagni*, California State University, Fullerton
(11149743) 
10:30 a.m.
Geometric Loci, a primer for understanding proofs.
Mihaela B Vajiac*, Chapman University
(11149798)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Number Theory, III
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

8:00 a.m.
Sporadic Apérylike sequences in the $p$adic universe.
Amita Malik*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Armin Straub, University of South Alabama
(111411360) 
8:30 a.m.
On the Galois Module Structure of the Square Root of the Inverse Different in Abelian Extensions.
Cindy Tsang*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(11141120) 
9:00 a.m.
On the Averaged Colmez Conjecture.
Xinyi Yuan*, University of California, Berkeley
(111411142) 
10:00 a.m.
Rational Point Counts for Varieties over Finite Fields.
Nathan Kaplan*, University of California, Irvine
(111411276)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Results in Operator Theory and Operator Algebras, III
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

8:00 a.m.
Nonlinear Volterra Difference Equations in $l_{p}$Spaces.
Rigoberto Medina*, Departamento de Ciencias Exactas, Universidad de Los Lagos
(111439217) 
8:30 a.m.
Completely Ranknonincreasing Bilinear Maps.
Hassan Yousefi*, California State University, Fullerton
Don Hadwin, University of New Hampshire
(111447267) 
9:00 a.m.
On the TitsKantorKoecher Lie algebra of a von Neumann algebra.
ChoHo Chu, School of Mathematical Sciences, Queen Mary, University of London
Bernard Russo*, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Irvine
(111446106) 
9:30 a.m.
Dual RadonNikodym Property in finitely generated Banach $C(K)$modules.
Arkady Kitover, Community College of Philadelphia
Mehmet Orhon*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of New Hampshire
(111447214) 
10:00 a.m.
A Beurling theorem for generalized Hardy spaces on a multiply connected domain.
Yanni Chen, Shaanxi Normal University, Xi'an, China
Don Hadwin, University of New Hampshire
Zhe Liu, University of Central Florida (Orlando)
Eric Nordgren*, University of New Hampshire
(111447290)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Early Career Graduate Students, III
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.
Numerical Methods for Solving the ZakharovShabat Eigenvalue Problem.
Kristen Shavlik*, University of Wyoming
(111434244) 
8:30 a.m.
On modeling biological cell with boolean network.
Vlad Oles*, Washington State University
(111493165) 
9:00 a.m.
Modeling Ebola: Three Distinct Models with Similar Predictions.
HsuanWei Lee, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Anzhelika Lyubenko*, University of Colorado Denver
Yuhang Ma, Cornell University
Emily Meissen, University of Arizona
Daniela VelezRendon, University of Illinois at Chicago
Nara Yoon, Case Western Reserve University
John Peach, Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Lincoln Laboratory
Cammey Cole Manning, Meredith College
Christian Gunning, North Carolina State University
(11149289) 
9:30 a.m.
The Three Different Data Analysis Methods for finding the Best Classification Rates for Arabic Sign Language Data.
Mohammed K A Kaabar*, Washington State University
(11149055) 
10:00 a.m.
Discussion. 
10:30 a.m.
Fitting pants to $N$body problems.
Connor Fox Jackman*, UCSC
(11147074)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spatial Graphs, III
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.
Graph Skein Modules and Symmetries of Spatial Graphs.
Nafaa Chbili*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, College of Science, United Arab Emirates University, UAE
(111457122) 
8:30 a.m.
Topological Symmetry Groups of M{ö}bius Ladders.
Erica Flapan, Pomona College
Emille Davie Lawrence*, University of San Francisco
(111457264) 
9:00 a.m.
Symmetries of spatial graphs in closed onrientable 3manifolds.
Toru Ikeda*, Kindai university
(111457257) 
9:30 a.m.
Arc index of spatial graphs.
Sungjong No*, Ewha Womans University
Seungsang Oh, Korea University
Minjung Lee, Korea University
(111454124) 
10:00 a.m.
The total ThurstonBennequin number of complete and complete bipartite Legendrian graphs.
Elena Pavelescu*, University of South Alabama
Danielle O'Donnol, Indiana University
(111457202) 
10:30 a.m.
Intrinsic 3linkedness is Not Preserved by Ytriangle moves.
Danielle O'Donnol*, Indiana University
(111457230)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis on Metric Spaces (in honor of Fred Gehring on the occasion of his 90th birthday), III
Room 2211, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Zair Ibragimov, California State University, Fullerton zibragimov@fullerton.edu

8:30 a.m.
Quasisymmetry between the Julia set of $z^2+i$ and a continuum selfsimilar tree.
Huy V Tran*, University of California, Los Angeles
Mario Bonk, University of California, Los Angeles
(111430213) 
9:00 a.m.
Quasihyperbolic metric and $\varphi$uniform domains.
Swadesh Kumar Sahoo*, Indian Institute of Technology Indore, India
(111430222) 
9:30 a.m.
A theoretical reason why modulus of families of walks can be useful to study epidemics.
Pietro PoggiCorradini*, Kansas State University
Nathan Albin, Kansas State University
Max Goering, University of Washington
Faryad Sahneh, Kansas State University
(111460140) 
10:00 a.m.
Dynamics and quasiconformal geometry.
Mario Bonk*, UCLA
(11143078)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homological Methods in Commutative Algebra, III
Room 1113, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Amanda Croll, Concordia University, Irvine amanda.croll@cui.edu
Jack Jeffries, University of Michigan

8:00 a.m.
Complete intersections and equivalences with categories of matrix factorizations.
Petter Andreas Bergh, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
David A. Jorgensen*, University of Texas at Arlington
(111413293) 
8:30 a.m.
Current problems in Gorenstein homological algebra.
Greg Piepmeyer*, Columbia Basin College
(111413265) 
9:00 a.m.
Path Ideals of Weighted Graphs.
Bethany Kubik*, University of Minnesota Duluth
Sean SatherWagstaff, Clemson University
(111418125) 
9:30 a.m.
Tests for injectivity of modules over commutative rings.
Lars Winther Christensen*, Texas Tech University
Srikanth B. Iyengar, University of Utah
(111413345) 
10:00 a.m.
Closure operations that give big CohenMacaulay modules and algebras.
Rebecca R.G.*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(111413219) 
10:30 a.m.
Rees and multiRees algebras of principal strongly stable Ideals.
Gabriel E Sosa*, Amherst College
(111413306)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Finite Groups and their Representations, III
Room 2307, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Adam Glesser, California State University, Fullerton aglesser@fullerton.edu
Mandi Schaeffer Fry, Metropolitan State University of Denver

8:30 a.m.
Invariant forms on minuscule representations.
Richard M. Green*, University of Colorado Boulder
(111417234) 
9:00 a.m.
The 3modular character table of the Fischer group Fi23.
Klaus M Lux*, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
(111420339) 
9:30 a.m.
Generalizing tensor products of bimodules.
Robert Boltje*, University of California, Santa Cruz
Philipp Perepelitsky, TU Kaiserslautern
(111420224) 
10:00 a.m.
Siegel norm and character values of finite groups.
Amita Malik*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Florin Stan, Simion Stoilow Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy
Alexandru Zaharescu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111420358) 
10:30 a.m.
Quadratic Rational Groups.
Stephen J. Trefethen*, University of Arizona
(111420312)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory of Ergodic Schrödinger Operators and Related Models, III
Room 1303, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
S. Jitomirskaya, University of California, Irvine
Christoph Marx, Oberlin College cmarx@oberlin.edu

8:30 a.m.
measure of the spectrum of the extended Harper's model.
Rui Han*, University of California, Irvine
(111437315) 
9:00 a.m.
An eigensystem approach to Anderson localization.
Alexander Elgart, Virginia Tech
Abel Klein*, University of California, Irvine
(11148260) 
9:30 a.m.
Gap Dependency on Half Spaces in the Product Vacua and Boundary State Models.
Michael Bishop*, University of California, Davis
Bruno Nachtergaele, University of California, Davis
Amanda Young, University of California, Davis
(111481268) 
10:00 a.m.
LiebThirring inequalities at positive density.
Rupert Frank*, Caltech
(111435149) 
10:30 a.m.
Applications of a Modified Martingale Method for Estimating Spectral Gaps.
Amanda Young*, University of California, Davis
Bruno Nachtergaele, University of California, Davis
(111481207)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Modeling and Statistical Inference, III
Room 252, University Hall
Organizers:
Qidi Peng, Claremont Graduate University qidi.peng@cgu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Concave penalized estimation of sparse Gaussian Bayesian networks: Algorithms and theory.
Nikhyl Bryon Aragam*, UCLA
Arash Amini, UCLA
Qing Zhou, UCLA
(111462326) 
9:00 a.m.
Modified Ftest in Microarray Experiments.
Gulhan Bourget*, California State University Fullerton, Department of Mathematics
(111462171) 
9:30 a.m.
A Monte Carlo Algorithm for PathDependent Bermudan Option Pricing Combining Regression and a Backward Control Variate.
Chen Liu*, Claremont Graduate University
Qidi Peng, Claremont Graduate University
Henry Schellhorn, Claremont Graduate University
(111460255) 
10:00 a.m.
On subspace clustering: An algorithm and its probabilistic analysis.
Guangliang Chen*, San Jose State University
(111462317) 
10:30 a.m.
Graphical Representation Theorems of Metric Trees.
Asuman Guven Aksoy, Claremont Mckenna College
Qidi Peng, Claremont graduate university
Monairah O Alansari*, Claremont Graduate University
(111460259)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 2406, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall

9:00 a.m.
Stability and Long time behavior of normalized mean curvature flow.
I Kim*, UCLA
D Kwon, NIMS, south korea
(111435287) 
9:30 a.m.
Viscosity Solutions of Path Dependent PDEs.
Jianfeng Zhang*, University of Southern California
(111435167) 
10:00 a.m.
Holder gradient estimates for parabolic homogeneous pLaplacian equations.
Tianling Jin*, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and California Institute of Technology
Luis Silvestre, University of Chicago
(111435187) 
10:30 a.m.
Stationary solutions of aggregation equation with degenerate diffusion.
José Carrillo, Imperial College London
Sabine Hittmeir, Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics
Bruno Volzone, Parthenope University of Naples
Yao Yao*, Georgia Tech
(111435189)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MathSciNet Demo in Room 1308
All are welcome.
Room 1308, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall 
Sunday October 25, 2015, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
3D Ricci flow since Perelman.
Room 1502, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
John Lott*, University of California  Berkeley
(11145324) 
Sunday October 25, 2015, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Random walks on the random graph.
Room 1502, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Eyal Lubetzky*, Courant Institute (NYU)
(1114603) 
Sunday October 25, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Combinatorial Structures in Knot Theory, IV
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.
Unital Shelves.
Alissa S. Crans*, Loyola Marymount University
(111454101) 
3:30 p.m.
Pullingforceinduced elongation and alignment effects on entanglement and knotting characteristics of linear polymers in a melt.
Eleni Panagiotou*, University of California Santa Barbara
Martin Kroeger, ETH Zurich
(111482109) 
4:00 p.m.
The number of surfaces of fixed genus in an alternating link complement.
Joel Hass, University of California, Davis
Abigail Thompson, University of California, Davis
Anastasiia Tsvietkova*, University of California, Davis
(111457239) 
4:30 p.m.
Movie moves for singular link cobordisms in 4dimensional space.
Carmen L Caprau*, California State University, Fresno
(11145762) 
5:00 p.m.
Models of Knotting in Polymeric System.
Kenneth C Millett*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(11145796) 
5:30 p.m.
Bridge position for Seifert surfaces.
Carson S. Rogers*, University of California, Davis
(111457304)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fixed Point Theory and Applications, IV
Room 1117, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
Clement B Ampadu, drampadu@hotmail.com
Talat Nazir, Malardalen University
Xavier A UdoUtun, University of Uyo

3:00 p.m.
Soft Fixed Point in Soft Metric Spaces.
Mujahid Abbas*, University of Pretoria, South Africa
(11144628) 
4:00 p.m.
Common Fixed Point Results for Commuting Operators.
Sergei Silvestrov*, Division of Applied Mathematics, School of Education, Culture and Communication, Malardalen University
(11144621) 
4:30 p.m.
Discussion. 
5:00 p.m.
On new class of Lipichizian mappings in linear spaces and nonlinear spaces.
Buthinah A. Bin Dehaish*, King Abdullaziz University
(111446350) 
5:30 p.m.
On unification of fixed point techniques  Applications of $(\delta , k)$weak contractions.
Xavier Alexius Udoutun*, University of Uyo
(11144717)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, II
Room 2201, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
John Lott, University of California, Berkeley lott@berkeley.edu
Aaron Naber, Northwestern University

3:00 p.m.
On minimal surfaces with finite index.
Davi Maximo*, Stanford University
Otis Chodosh, Stanford University
Dan Ketover, Princeton University
(111453242) 
4:00 p.m.
Singular Sets of Harmonic Maps and Minimal Surfaces.
Aaron Naber*, Northwestern University
(111451246) 
5:00 p.m.
On the scalar curvature blow up conjecture in Ricci flow.
Richard H Bamler*, UC Berkeley
(111458152)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on History and Philosophy of Mathematics, II
Room 401, Langsdorf Hall
Organizers:
Jim Tattersall, Providence College TAT@providence.edu
Shawn McMurran, California State University, San Bernardino

3:00 p.m.
Archimedes Redux Eureka Meets Mathematica, MATLAB & a 3D Printer in 2015.
Shirley B. Gray, Ph.D.*, California State Univ., Los Angeles
(11140134) 
3:30 p.m.
Quadrivium: The Structure of Mathematics as Described in Isidore of Seville's Ethymologies.
Isabel M. Serrano*, California State University, Fullerton
Bogdan D Suceavă, California State University, Fullerton
Lucy H. Odom, San Francisco State University
(11140138) 
4:00 p.m.
Motivated Proofs.
Rebecca Lea Morris*, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Philosophy
(111401193) 
4:30 p.m.
Monism, pluralism, and the axiom of constructibility.
Jesse Elliott*, California State University, Channel Islands
(111400184) 
5:00 p.m.
Mathematical rigor, modern logic, and elementary geometry.
John Mumma*, California State University, San Bernardino
(111403323) 
5:30 p.m.
Representing the Heisenberg group: ideas from Frobenius to von Neumann.
Sergio Albeverio, University of Bonn
Ambar N Sengupta*, Louisiana State University
(11144346)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homological Methods in Commutative Algebra, IV
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.
Systems of parameters of modules and the CohenMacaulay property.
Katharine Shultis*, Gonzaga University
(111413120) 
3:30 p.m.
Discussion. 
4:00 p.m.
Bounding the CastelnuovoMumford regularity of modules.
Roger D. Dellaca*, University of California, Irvine
(111413321) 
4:30 p.m.
Bidegrees of defining equations of Rees algebras of homogeneous height two perfect ideals.
Youngsu Kim*, University of California, Riverside
Vivek Mukundan, Purdue University
(111413319)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Humanistic Mathematics, II
Room 404, Langsdorf Hall
Organizers:
Mark Huber, Claremont McKenna College mhuber@cmc.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College

3:00 p.m.
Can Zombies Write Mathematical Poetry? Mathematical Poetry as a Model for Humanistic Mathematics.
Gizem Karaali*, Pomona College
(111497179) 
3:30 p.m.
Attitudes and Experiences in Liberal Arts Mathematics.
Jennifer E Clinkenbeard*, Claremont Graduate University / California State University Fullerton
(111497153) 
4:00 p.m.
Platonism and Humanism.
Mark Balaguer*, Cal State, L.A.
(11140323) 
4:30 p.m.
Order of Operations in the Interpretations of Conjunction and Disjunction.
Todd D CadwalladerOlsker*, California State University, Fullerton
(11149797) 
5:00 p.m.
Math classes with strings attached.
Ami Radunskaya*, Pomona College, Claremont, CA
(111497154)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematicians and Outreach Programs, IV
Room 318, Langsdorf Hall
Organizers:
Olga Radko, University of California Los Angeles
Bogdan D. Suceavă, California State University, Fullerton bsuceava@fullerton.edu

3:00 p.m.
Los Angeles Math Circle: My Favorite Topic(s).
Olga Radko*, UCLA
(111497211) 
4:00 p.m.
Build up or Dive In? Two approaches to Linear Algebra/Advanced Calculus for the CSU PUMP Summer Program.
Arlo Caine*, California State Polytechnic University Pomona
(111400141) 
4:30 p.m.
The Expanding Circle.
Alessandra Pantano*, University of California, Irvine
LiSheng Tseng, University of California, Irvine
(111400103) 
5:00 p.m.
Exploring Inequalities.
Alvin Kim*, South High School
(111400157) 
5:30 p.m.
Applications of Differential Calculus Techniques to Fundamental Questions in Algebra.
Kyle Kishimoto*, Fairmont Preparatory Academy and Fullerton Mathematical Circle
(111497329)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room 2406, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall

3:00 p.m.
$d dbar$Bochner formulae for maps from pseudoHermitian manifolds to Kahler manifolds and applications.
SongYing Li*, University of California, Irvine
Duong Ngoc Son, University of California at Irvine
(11143291) 
3:30 p.m.
Regularity for surfaces in geometric optics and other Generated Jacobian Equations.
Nestor D Guillen*, UMass Amherst
Jun Kitagawa, Michigan State University
(111435351) 
4:00 p.m.
Equivariant and Selfsimilar Standing Waves for a Hamiltonian SpinField System.
Nan Lu*, Lehigh University
(11143580) 
4:30 p.m.
A parabolic analogue of the higherorder comparison theorem of De Silva and Savin.
Agnid Banerjee*, university of california, Irvine
Nicola Garofalo, Università di Padova Italy
(111435282) 
5:00 p.m.
Strain Induced Slowdown of Front Propagation in Random Shear Flow via Analysis of Gequations.
Hongwei Gao*, Department of Mathematics, UC, Irvine
(111435352)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Early Career Graduate Students, IV
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.
On Some Natural Densities that Arise from IntegerValued Polynomials.
Casey A Barker*, California State University Channel Islands
(111413269) 
3:30 p.m.
The Futurama Theorem.
Jennifer Elder*, California State University, Fresno
(111420115) 
4:00 p.m.
The Repeated Sums of Integers.
Thu Dinh*, Cal Poly Pomona
(111405105) 
4:30 p.m.
Discussion.

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Spatial Graphs, IV
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.
Totally close spatial embeddings of a graph.
Kouki Taniyama*, Waseda University
(111457283) 
3:30 p.m.
Lattice Model Enumeration by the State Matrix Recursion Algorithm.
Seungsang Oh*, Korea University
Kyungpyo Hong, National Institute for Mathematical Sciences
(11145772) 
4:00 p.m.
Linking number and writhe in random linear embeddings of graphs.
Erica Flapan, Pomona College
Kenji Kozai*, University of California, Berkeley
(11145773) 
4:30 p.m.
Distinguishing mutant pretzel knots in concordance.
Allison N. Miller*, University of Texas, Austin
(111457250) 
5:00 p.m.
The tree of tunnels for knots in $S^2 \times S^1$.
Sangbum Cho, Department of Mathematics Education, Hanyang University
Yuya Koda*, Department of Mathematics, Hiroshima University
(111457245) 
5:30 p.m.
Results of some kinds of stick numbers of knots.
Kyungpyo Hong*, National Institute for Mathematical Sciences
(111405114)

3:00 p.m.

Sunday October 25, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory of Ergodic Schrödinger Operators and Related Models, IV
Room 1303, Steven G. Mihaylo Hall
Organizers:
S. Jitomirskaya, University of California, Irvine
Christoph Marx, Oberlin College cmarx@oberlin.edu

3:00 p.m.
Anomalous LiebRobinson bounds in an $XY$ spin chain.
Marius Christopher Lemm*, California Institute of Technology
(111482104) 
3:30 p.m.
Bootstrap Eigensystem Multiscale Analysis for the Anderson Model.
Chi Shing Sidney Tsang*, University of California, Irvine
Abel Klein, University of California, Irvine
(111481316) 
4:00 p.m.
Labyrinth model and products of two Cantor sets.
Yuki Takahashi*, UC Irvine
(111447203)

3:00 p.m.
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