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Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
November 89, 2014 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1105
Associate secretaries:
Brian D. Boe, AMS brian@math.uga.edu
Saturday November 8, 2014

Saturday November 8, 2014, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 102, School of Education Building

Saturday November 8, 2014, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium, School of Education Building

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures Motivated by Knot Theory, I
Room 110, School of Education Building Organizers: Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University Radmila Sazdanovic, North Carolina State University rsazdanovic@math.ncsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Alternating distances of knots.
Adam M Lowrance*, Vassar College
(110557123)

8:30 a.m.
Topological Quantum Field Theory underlying quantum hyperbolic geometry.
Charles D. Frohman, The University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, National Science Foundation
(110557103)

9:00 a.m.
Isomorphisms between knot homology theories for $\mathfrak{sl}_n$.
Ben Webster*, University of Virginia
(11055755)

9:30 a.m.
Annular Khovanov homology via trace decategorification.
David E. V. Rose*, University of Southern California
Hoel Queffelec, Australian National University
(110581231)

10:00 a.m.
Positive half of the Witt algebra acts on triply graded link homology.
Mikhail Khovanov, Department of Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, NY
Lev Rozansky*, Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
(110557234)

10:30 a.m.
Instantons and odd Khovanov homology.
Christopher W Scaduto*, UCLA
(110557196)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algorithms for Local Fields
Room 217, School of Education Building Organizers: Chad Awtrey, Elon University Sebastian Pauli, University of North Carolina at Greensboro s_pauli@uncg.edu

8:00 a.m.
A Guide to OM algorithms.
David Ford, Concordia University
Sebastian Pauli*, UNCG
Brian Sinclair, UNCG
(110511302)

9:00 a.m.
A database of local fields.
John W Jones*, Arizona State University
(11051111)

9:30 a.m.
Degree 14 2adic fields.
Chad Awtrey*, Elon University
Nicole Miles, Elon University
Jonathan Milstead, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Christopher Shill, Elon University
Erin Strosnider, Elon University
(110511283)

10:00 a.m.
Special Eisenstein Polynomials generating Totally Ramified Estensions of a $p$adic Field.
Maurizio Monge*, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
(110511281)

10:30 a.m.
Enumerating Extensions of padic Fields with Given Invariants.
Brian Sinclair*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(110511265)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Connections in Number Theory, I
Room 222, School of Education Building Organizers: Joseph Vandehey, University of Georgia vandehey@uga.edu

8:00 a.m.
A localglobal principle for power maps.
Nathan C. Jones*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(110511256)

8:30 a.m.
New Results on Diophantine Equations.
Eva G. Goedhart*, Bryn Mawr College
(110511137)

9:00 a.m.
On Noninteger Stieltjes Constants and Fractional Differentiation.
Ricky E Farr*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Sebastian Pauli, University Of North Carolina at Greensboro
(110511262)

9:30 a.m.
Two statistical theorems in field counting.
Frank Thorne*, University of South Carolina
(11051127)

10:00 a.m.
Siegel norm and the character values of finite groups.
Amita Malik*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Florin Stan, University of Sheffield
Alexandru Zaharescu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(110511276)

10:30 a.m.
Gauss composition and integral arithmetic invariant theory.
David ZureickBrown*, Emory University
Anton Geraschenko, Google
(110511326)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications, I
Room 214, School of Education Building Organizers: Michael A. Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology michael.radin@rit.edu Youssef Raffoul, University of Dayton

8:00 a.m.
Benfordness of Zeckendorf Decompositions.
Patrick J Dynes, Clemson University
Brian McDonald*, University of Rochester
Kimsy Tor, Manhattan College
Andrew Best, Williams College
Xixi Edelsbrunner, Williams College
Madeleine Weinstein, Harvey Mudd College
Steven J Miller, Williams College
(110511349)

8:30 a.m.
Generalizing Zeckendorf's Theorem: The Kentucky Sequence.
Minerva Catral, Xavier University
Pari Ford, University of Nebraska at Kearney
Pamela E Harris*, United States Military Academy
Steven J Miller, Williams College
Dawn Nelson, Saint Peter's University
(110511127)

9:00 a.m.
The Dynamics of a Rational Planar System.
Nika Lazaryan*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Hassan Sedaghat, Virginia Commonwealth University
(110539134)

9:30 a.m.
Multiterm Linear Fractional Nabla Difference Equations with Constant Coefficients.
Paul Eloe*, University of Dayton
Ferhan Atici, Western Kentucky University
Zi Ouyang, University of Massachusetts
(11053950)

10:00 a.m.
Difference Equations and the Class of Periodic Left Nested Radicals.
Devyn A. Lesher*, Bloomsburg University
Chris D. Lyd, Bloomsburg University
(11050043)

10:30 a.m.
Convergence Results for the Class of Periodic Left Nested Radicals.
Chris D. Lynd*, Bloomsburg University
Devyn A. Lesher, Bloomsburg University
(11050042)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Discontinuous Galerkin Finite Element Methods, I
Room 112, Bryan Building Organizers: Susanne C. Brenner, Louisiana State University brenner@math.lsu.edu Joscha Gedicke, Louisiana State University Thomas Lewis, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

8:00 a.m.
C0IPG Method for Biharmonic Eigenvalue Problems.
Susanne Brenner, LSU
Peter Monk, University of Delaware
Jiguang Sun*, Michigan Technological University
(11056565)

8:30 a.m.
Superconvergent HDG methods for linear, stationary, thirdorder equations in onespace dimension.
Yanlai Chen, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Bernardo Cockburn, University of Minnesota
Bo Dong*, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
(110565166)

9:00 a.m.
An unconditionally stable discontinuous Galerkin method for the elastic wave equations in the frequency domain with large frequency.
Cody Samuel Lorton*, University of West Florida
(110565229)

9:30 a.m.
A highorder, fullycoupled, upwind, compact discontinuous Galerkin method for modeling of viscous fingering in compressible porous media.
Guglielmo Scovazzi*, Civil & Environmental Engineering  Duke University
(110565244)

10:00 a.m.
A diffuse interfase model for twophase ferrofluid flows.
Abner J Salgado*, University of Tennessee
(11056564)

10:30 a.m.
An enriched partition of unity method for a class of variational inequalities.
Susanne C. Brenner, Louisiana State University
Christopher B. Davis*, Tennessee Technological University
Liyeng Sung, Louisiana State University
(110565267)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Discrete Structures in Classical Geometries, I
Room 224, School of Education Building Organizers: Philip L. Bowers, Florida State University bowers@math.fsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Approximating conformal maps.
Saar David Hersonsky*, University of Georgia
(110551266)

9:00 a.m.
Discrete uniformization theorem for polyhedral surfaces.
Feng Luo*, Rutgers University
D. Gu, SUNY Stony Brook
J. Sun, MSC, Tsinghua University
T. Wu, MSC Tsinghua University
(110551113)

10:00 a.m.
Computational Conformal Geometric Methods.
Xianfeng David Gu*, Computer Science Department, Stony Brook University
Feng Luo, math department, Rutgers University
(11055113)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Exceptional Groups in Physics, Algebra, and Geometry, I
Room 202, School of Education Building Organizers: Asher Auel, Yale University asher.auel@yale.edu Anthony Ruozzi, Emory University George McNinch, Tufts University

8:00 a.m.
New connections around exceptional groups, moderated by Asher Auel.

8:30 a.m.
Cohomology for Finite Exceptional Groups of Lie Type.
Daniel K Nakano*, University of Georgia
(110520185)

9:00 a.m.
Subalgebras of Real Simple Lie Algebras.
Jeffrey Adams*, University of Maryland
Tatiana Howard, Princeton University
(110522351)

9:30 a.m.
$\mathcal{N}=2$ SCFTs, Tinkertoys and Representation Theory.
Jacques Distler*, Physics Department, University of Texas at Austin
(110581212)

10:00 a.m.
Symmetric polynomials, exceptional Lie algebras, and superconformal indices of fourdimensional "class S" quantum field theories.
Oscar Chacaltana, ICTP Sao Paulo
Jacques Distler, University of Texas at Austin
Anderson Trimm*, University of Texas at Austin
(110522211)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Combinatorics on Homogeneous Spaces, I
Room 204, School of Education Building Organizers: Leonardo C. Mihalcea, Virginia Tech University lmihalce@math.vt.edu Richard Rimanyi, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

8:00 a.m.
A Chevalley formula for equivariant quantum Ktheory of cominuscule varieties.
Anders Buch*, Rutgers University
PierreEmmanuel Chaput, Universite de Lorraine
Leonardo Mihalcea, Virginia Tech University
Nicolas Perrin, HeinrichHeineUniversitat, Dusseldorf
(110514328)

8:30 a.m.
Title: Ktheory of the cotangent bundle of a partial flag variety as a Bethe algebra.
Alexander Varchenko*, UNC at Chapel Hill, NC
(110554122)

9:00 a.m.
Equivariant Quantum Ktheory of flag varieties and Ktheory of affine Grassmannians.
Thomas Lam, University of Michigan
Changzheng Li, University of Tokyo
Leonardo Mihalcea, Virginia Tech
Mark Shimozono*, Virginia Tech
(110514259)

9:30 a.m.
Equivariant quantum cohomology of the Grassmannian: combinatorics and geometry.
Kaisa Taipale*, University of Minnesota
Anna Bertiger, University of Waterloo
Elizabeth Beazley, Haverford College
(110514280)

10:00 a.m.
Maximal chains in weak orders on Borel orbits of some symmetric spaces.
Mahir Bilen Can*, Tulane University
Michael Joyce, Tulane University
Benjamin Wyser, l'Institut Fourier in Grenoble, France
(110505243)

10:30 a.m.
Degrees of projections of rank loci.
Paolo Aluffi*, Florida State University
(110514215)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Mirror Symmetry, I
Room 206, School of Education Building Organizers: Matthew Ballard, University of South Carolina ballard@math.sc.edu David Favero, University of Alberta

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems, I
Room 104, Bryan Building Organizers: Maya Chhetri, University of North Carolina at Greensboro maya@uncg.edu Stephen Robinson, Wake Forest University

8:00 a.m.
Existence, stability, and bifurcation results for positive solutions for classes of semilinear elliptic boundary value problems with nonlinear boundary conditions.
Jerome Goddard II*, Auburn University Montgomery
R. Shivaji, University of North Carolina Greensboro
(110535162)

8:30 a.m.
Elliptic Systems of Schrödinger type with quadratic nonlinearities.
Junping Shi*, College of William and Mary
(11053586)

9:00 a.m.
Sufficient Conditions for Existence of Solutions of Nonlinear Differential Equations with Nonlocal Boundary Conditions.
Kristen Abernathy*, Winthrop University
(110534263)

9:30 a.m.
Integrodifference Models for Persistence in Temporally Varying River Environments.
Jon Jacobsen*, Harvey Mudd College
Mark Lewis, University of Alberta
Yu Jin, University of Nebraska
(110545254)

10:00 a.m.
On the Multiplicity of Positive Solutions of Elliptic Equations in an Annulus.
Padhi Seshadev, Birla Institute of Technology
Jaffar Ali ShahulHameed*, Florida Gulf Coast University
(110535178)

10:30 a.m.
Multiple Solutions to Superlinear, Asymmetric, Semilinear Elliptic Problems via Morse Theory.
Leandro Recova, Claremont Graduate University
Adolfo J Rumbos*, Pomona College
(11053573)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Numerical Methods for Fluid Flow Problems, I
Room 111, Bryan Building Organizers: Leo Rebholz, Clemson University rebholz@clemson.edu Zhu Wang, University of South Carolina

8:00 a.m.
A connection between coupled and penalty projection timestepping schemes with FE spatial discretization for the NavierStokes equations.
Alexander Linke, Weierstrass Institute
Michael Neilan, University of Pittsburgh
Leo Rebholz*, Clemson University
Nick Wilson, Michigan Tech
(11056519)

8:30 a.m.
Stokes Elements on Cubic Meshes Yielding DivergenceFree Approximations.
Michael J Neilan*, University of Pittsburgh
Duygu Sap, University of Pittsburgh
(11056547)

9:00 a.m.
Fast Explicit Integration Factor Methods for Semilinear Parabolic Equations.
Lili Ju*, University of South Carolina
(11056525)

9:30 a.m.
Comparison of ${\mathcal{H}_2}$ and Proper Orthogonal Decompositionbased Compensators in LQG and MinMax Control Designs.
Lizette Zietsman*, Virginia Tech
Jeff Borggaard, Virginia Tech
Serkan Gugercin, Virginia Tech
(110593140)

10:00 a.m.
Analysis of Mixed FEMs for CahnHilliardFlow Models.
Amanda Diegel*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Steve Wise, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Xiaobing Feng, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Cheng Wang, University of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth
(11056532)

10:30 a.m.
A massively parallel activeset algorithm for phasefield crack propagation with adaptive mesh refinement.
Timo Heister*, Clemson University
Mary F Wheeler, University of Texas at Austin
Thomas Wick, The University of Texas at Austin
(110565193)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Graph Theory and Hypergraph Theory, I
Room 226, School of Education Building Organizers: David Galvin, University of Notre Dame Clifford Smyth, University of North Carolina at Greensboro cdsmyth@uncg.edu

8:00 a.m.
Recent progress on diamondfree families.
Lucas Kramer, Carroll College
Ryan R. Martin*, Iowa State University
Michael Young, Iowa State University
(110505128)

8:30 a.m.
On ErdősKoRado for Random Hypergraphs.
Arran C Hamm*, Winthrop University
Jeff Kahn, Rutgers University
(110505171)

9:00 a.m.
Deducing vertex weights from empirical occupation times.
Joshua Cooper*, University of South Carolina
David Collins, University of South Carolina
(110505143)

9:30 a.m.
The speed of bootstrap percolation in two dimensions.
Paul N Balister*, University of Memphis
Bela Bollobas, Cambridge University, UK, and University of Memphis
Paul Smith, Cambridge University, UK
(110505318)

10:00 a.m.
A note on $k$planar crossing numbers.
János Pach, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
László A. Székely*, University of South Carolina
Csaba D. Tóth, California State University Northridge
Géza Tóth, Rényi Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
(11050587)

10:30 a.m.
Joint degree matrices and partition adjacency matrices.
Eva Czabarka*, University of South Carolina
(110505313)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Set Theoretic Topology, I
Room 104, School of Education Building Organizers: Peter J. Nyikos, University of South Carolina Jerry Vaughan, University of North Carolina at Greensboro j_vaugha@uncg.edu

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Contributed Paper Session, I
Room 117, Bryan Building

8:00 a.m.
A Mathematical Model to Control the Impact of B. dendrobatidis in Amphibian Population.
Vinodh kumar Chellamuthu*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Azmy S. Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jacoby Carter, U.S. Geological Survey National Wetlands Research Center
Baoling Ma, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(110592125)

8:15 a.m.
Speculative bubbles and Crashes: Fundamentalists and PositiveFeedback Trading.
PoKeng Cheng*, State Universiy of New YorkStony Brook
Frank J. Fabozzi, EDHEC Business School, Nice, France
Young Shin Kim, College of Business, State Universiy of New York, Stony Brook
(11059149)

8:30 a.m.
Some Remarks on the Computational Complexity of Linear Programming.
Jai N Singh*, Barry University Miami FL 33161
(11059021)

8:45 a.m.
A Parallel Highorder Optimized Waveletbased Adaptive Mesh Refinement Method for Global Atmospheric Chemical Transport Simulations.
Artem N. Semakin*, North Carolina A&T State University
Y. Rastigejev, North Carolina A&T State University
(110576190)

9:00 a.m.
Construction of Extended Exponential General Linear Methods.
Frank. EtinOsa Bazuaye*, Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Portharcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria.
U. A. Osisiogu, Department of mathematics and Applied Statistics, Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.
(11056517)

9:15 a.m.
Approximate diagonalization of variablecoefficient differential operators through similarity transformations.
James V Lambers*, University of Southern Mississippi
(11056599)

9:30 a.m.
Computing Eigenfunctions of Differential Operators with Piecewise Constant Coefficients Using the Uncertainty Principle.
Elyse M. Garon*, The University of Southern Mississippi
James V. Lambers, The University of Southern Mississippi
(110565152)

9:45 a.m.
Anomalous Nonlocal Generalizations of the Reaction Diffusion Equation: Analysis and Computation.
John P Roop*, North Carolin A and T State University
(110565210)

10:00 a.m.
Surface Modeling of the left Ventricle of the heart.
Hashim A Saber*, University of North Georgia
(110565317)

10:15 a.m.
Spacetime finite volume differencing discretizations of scalar hyperbolic conservation laws with source terms.
Yaw Kyei*, North Carolina A&T State University
(110565344)

10:30 a.m.
Numerical Analysis and Partial Differential Equations.
Saman Moradian Jahoudbejari*, University of Guilan
(11055809)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, I
Room 108, School of Education Building Organizers: Hubert Bray, Duke University Andrew Cooper, North Carolina State University andrew.cooper@math.ncsu.edu

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory and Its Applications, I
Room 106, School of Education Building Organizers: Elizabeth Denne, Washington & Lee University dennee@wlu.edu Laura Taalman, James Madison University

8:30 a.m.
Unitary Braiding and Majorana Fermions.
Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(110557105)

9:00 a.m.
Tutte polynomials, relative Tutte polynomials and virtual knot theory.
Yuanan Diao*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UNC Charlotte
Gabor Hetyei, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UNC Charlotte
(110557115)

9:30 a.m.
The Turaev and Thurston norms.
Stefan Friedl, Universität Regensburg
Daniel S Silver*, University of South Alabama
Susan G Williams, University of South Alabama
(110557224)

10:00 a.m.
Finite Type Enhancements.
Sam Nelson*, Claremont McKenna College
Selma Paketci, Pomona College
(11055795)

10:30 a.m.
Graphs, medial links and growth of spanning trees.
Kalyn R. Lamey, University of South Alabama
Daniel S. Silver, University of South Alabama
Susan G. Williams*, University of South Alabama
(110505222)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Movement in Mathematical Biology, I
Room 105, Bryan Building Organizers: Jonathan T. Rowell, University of North Carolina at Greensboro jtrowell@uncg.edu Jan Rychtar, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

8:30 a.m.
Electrodynamic suction pumping at small scales.
Austin J Baird*, Duke University
Laura Miller, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(110592163)

9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A General Nonautonomous Nonlinear Structured Population Model: ExistenceUniqueness Results and Finite Difference Approximations.
Azmy Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Baoling Ma*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Robert Miller, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(11053558)

9:30 a.m.
Wellposedness and finite difference approximations for a general coupled system of SI structured population model.
Azmy S. Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Baoling Ma, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Tingting Tang*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(110535164)

10:00 a.m.
Habitat selection game in structured populations.
Jan Rychtar*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(11059237)

10:30 a.m.
Evolutionarily Stable Dispersal Strategy in Closed Advective Environment.
Frithjof Lutscher, University of Ottawa
KingYeung Lam*, Ohio State University
Yuan Lou, Ohio State University and Renmin University of China
(110592331)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Multiple Combinatorial Numbers and Associated Identities, I
Room 219, School of Education Building Organizers: Hasan Coskun, Texas A&M University Commerce hasan.coskun@tamuc.edu

Saturday November 8, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Galois Theory and Its Interactions with Algebra and Number Theory, I
Room 212, School of Education Building Organizers: Chad Awtrey, Elon University Michael Bush, Washington and Lee University bushm@wlu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Algebraic properties of certain lifts of supersingular polynomials.
John Cullinan*, Bard College
Farshid Hajir, University of Massachusetts Amherst
(110511235)

9:30 a.m.
Explicit étale covers of an elliptic curve minus a point.
Rachel Davis*, Purdue University
Edray Goins, Purdue University
(110512311)

10:00 a.m.
Picard curves with good reduction away from 3.
Beth Malmskog, Villanova University
Christopher Rasmussen*, Wesleyan University
(11051194)

10:30 a.m.
Galois module structure of $p^s$th power classes of a field.
Jan Minac, Western University
Andrew Schultz*, Wellesley College
John Swallow, Sewanee, The University of the South
(110512228)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations Related to Fluids, I
Room 132, Bryan Building Organizers: Dhanapati Adhikari, Marywood University dadhikari@marywood.edu

Saturday November 8, 2014, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, I
Room 208, School of Education Building Organizers: Matthew Boylan, University of South Carolina Jayce Getz, Duke University Dan Yasaki, University of North Carolina at Greensboro d_yasaki@uncg.edu

Saturday November 8, 2014, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
$E_8$ and other exceptional groups.
Room 120, School of Education Building
Skip Garibaldi*, Emory University

Saturday November 8, 2014, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Novel finite element methods for optimal control problems with PDE constraints.
Room 120, School of Education Building
Susanne C. Brenner*, Louisiana State University
(11056501)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures Motivated by Knot Theory, II
Room 110, School of Education Building Organizers: Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University Radmila Sazdanovic, North Carolina State University rsazdanovic@math.ncsu.edu

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, II
Room 208, School of Education Building Organizers: Matthew Boylan, University of South Carolina Jayce Getz, Duke University Dan Yasaki, University of North Carolina at Greensboro d_yasaki@uncg.edu

3:00 p.m.
An Example of Relative Endoscopy.
Jason Polak*, McGill University
Jayce Getz, Duke University
(110522187)

3:30 p.m.
Formulas for central values of twisted spin Lfunctions attached to paramodular forms.
Nathan C. Ryan*, Bucknell University
Gonzalo Tornaría, Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay
(11051144)

4:00 p.m.
Computations with an eigencurve for GL(3).
David Pollack*, Wesleyan University
Avner Ash, Boston College
(110511157)

4:30 p.m.
On computing Hilbert modular forms by type and generalized Fermat curves of degree 19.
Lassina Dembélé, University of Warwick
Nuno Freitas, Universitat Bayreuth
John Voight*, Dartmouth College
(110511101)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Connections in Number Theory, II
Room 222, School of Education Building Organizers: Joseph Vandehey, University of Georgia vandehey@uga.edu

3:00 p.m.
Geometric Statistics of Ford Circles.
Sneha Chaubey*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
J Athreya, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
A Malik, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
A Zaharescu, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(110511227)

3:30 p.m.
Irregularities in the distribution of hyperbolic lattice angles.
Florin P. Boca*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexandru A. Popa, Simion Stoilow Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy
Alexandru Zaharescu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(110511213)

4:00 p.m.
The spacing statistics of Farey fractions and the horocycle flow in SL(2,$\mathbb{R}$).
Byron N. Heersink*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(110511230)

4:30 p.m.
Congruences for Fishburn Numbers.
James A Sellers*, Penn State University
(11051123)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications, II
Room 214, School of Education Building Organizers: Michael A. Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology michael.radin@rit.edu Youssef Raffoul, University of Dayton

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Discrete Structures in Classical Geometries, II
Room 224, School of Education Building Organizers: Philip L. Bowers, Florida State University bowers@math.fsu.edu

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Exceptional Groups in Physics, Algebra, and Geometry, II
Room 202, School of Education Building Organizers: Asher Auel, Yale University asher.auel@yale.edu Anthony Ruozzi, Emory University George McNinch, Tufts University

3:00 p.m.
On the KneserTits conjecture.
R. Parimala*, Emory University
JeanPierre Tignol, l'Université catholique de Louvain
Richard Weiss, Tufts University
(110516290)

3:30 p.m.
Higer dimensional localglobal principles for torsors under linear algebraic groups.
David Harbater, University of Pennsylvania
Julia Hartmann, University of Pennsylvania
Daniel Krashen*, University of Georgia
(110512312)

4:00 p.m.
Projective duality and Brauer elements on K3 surfaces.
Justin Sawon*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(110514198)

4:30 p.m.
Rationality of a Lie algebra over its quotient by the adjoint action.
Dave Anderson*, The Ohio State University
Mathieu Florence, Institut de Mathematiques de Jussieu
Zinovy Reichstein, University of British Columbia
(11051456)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Galois Theory and Its Interactions with Algebra and Number Theory, II
Room 212, School of Education Building Organizers: Chad Awtrey, Elon University Michael Bush, Washington and Lee University bushm@wlu.edu

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, II
Room 108, School of Education Building Organizers: Hubert Bray, Duke University Andrew Cooper, North Carolina State University andrew.cooper@math.ncsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Controlled Singular Harmonic Maps in General Relativity.
Shabnam Beheshti*, Rutgers University, USA and Queen Mary University of London, UK
Shadi TahvildarZadeh, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, USA 08854
(110583305)

3:30 p.m.
Lower semicontinuity of the ADM mass.
Jeffrey Jauregui*, Union College
(11055397)

4:00 p.m.
Wave Dark Matter and the TullyFisher Relation.
Andrew S Goetz*, Duke University
Hubert L Bray, Duke University
(110583279)

4:30 p.m.
The Ricci flow on the sphere with marked points.
D.H. Phong, Columbia University
Jian Song*, Rutgers University
Jacob Sturm, Rutgers University
Xiaowei Wang, Rutgers University
(11055370)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Combinatorics on Homogeneous Spaces, II
Room 204, School of Education Building Organizers: Leonardo C. Mihalcea, Virginia Tech University lmihalce@math.vt.edu Richard Rimanyi, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

3:00 p.m.
Nonvanishing of conformal blocks divisors on the moduli space of curves.
Prakash Belkale*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
A. Gibney, University of Georgia
S. Mukhopadhyay, University of Maryland
(110514306)

3:30 p.m.
Vanishing and identities of conformal blocks divisors on the moduli space of curves.
Angela C Gibney*, University of Georgia
Prakash Belkale, University of North Carolina
Swarnava Mukhopadhyay, University of Maryland
(110514310)

4:00 p.m.
RankLevel duality and Conformal Blocks divisors $\overline{M}_{0,n}$.
Swarnava Mukhopadhyay*, University of Maryland
(110514252)

4:30 p.m.
Rootsystem combinatorics and the BelkaleKumar product on cohomology.
Oliver Pechenik, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Dominic Searles*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(110505146)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory and Its Applications, II
Room 106, School of Education Building Organizers: Elizabeth Denne, Washington & Lee University dennee@wlu.edu Laura Taalman, James Madison University

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Mirror Symmetry, II
Room 206, School of Education Building Organizers: Matthew Ballard, University of South Carolina ballard@math.sc.edu David Favero, University of Alberta

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Movement in Mathematical Biology, II
Room 105, Bryan Building Organizers: Jonathan T. Rowell, University of North Carolina at Greensboro jtrowell@uncg.edu Jan Rychtar, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

3:00 p.m.
Harvesting Ideally Motivated Populations: Ecological and Evolutionary Implications.
Jonathan T. Rowell*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(110592291)

3:30 p.m.
On RatioDependent Food Chain Model, Part I: Ordinary Differential Equation Model.
Michael Freeze, UNCWilmington
Yaw Chang*, UNCWilmington
Wei Feng, UNCWilmington
(110534248)

4:00 p.m.
Friend or Foe? A Continuous Ideal Free Distribution Approach to Dynamics of Individualistic, Cooperative, and Kleptoparasitic Populations.
Ilona M Reding*, University of North Carolina Wilmington
Michael Kelley, Appalachian State University
Johnathon T. Rowell, University of Northcarolina Greensboro
Jan Rychtar, University of Northcarolina Greensboro
(110592339)

4:30 p.m.
Mathematical Models of Neurochemistry: Implications for Movement.
Janet Best*, The Ohio State University
Michael Reed, Duke University
H Frederik Nijhout, Duke University
(110592350)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Multiple Combinatorial Numbers and Associated Identities, II
Room 219, School of Education Building Organizers: Hasan Coskun, Texas A&M University Commerce hasan.coskun@tamuc.edu

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems, II
Room 104, Bryan Building Organizers: Maya Chhetri, University of North Carolina at Greensboro maya@uncg.edu Stephen Robinson, Wake Forest University

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations Related to Fluids, II
Room 132, Bryan Building Organizers: Dhanapati Adhikari, Marywood University dadhikari@marywood.edu

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Numerical Methods for Fluid Flow Problems, II
Room 111, Bryan Building Organizers: Leo Rebholz, Clemson University rebholz@clemson.edu Zhu Wang, University of South Carolina

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Graph Theory and Hypergraph Theory, II
Room 226, School of Education Building Organizers: David Galvin, University of Notre Dame Clifford Smyth, University of North Carolina at Greensboro cdsmyth@uncg.edu

3:00 p.m.
Tilings of Hypercubes.
Jerrold R Griggs, University of South Carolina
Kevin G Milans*, West Virginia University
David Oxner, Westminster College
David Stoner, Aiken, SC
(110505335)

3:30 p.m.
A proof of Reed's conjecture on path cover number of 3regular Graphs.
Gexin Yu*, College of William and Mary
(110505315)

4:00 p.m.
Disjoint Cycles and a Question of Dirac.
H. A. Kierstead, Arizona State University
A. V. Kostochka, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
T. Molla, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
E. C. Yeager*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(110505329)

4:30 p.m.
Amalgamations of Graphs and Hypergraphs.
Chris Rodger*, Auburn University
(110505100)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Set Theoretic Topology, II
Room 104, School of Education Building Organizers: Peter J. Nyikos, University of South Carolina Jerry Vaughan, University of North Carolina at Greensboro j_vaugha@uncg.edu

Saturday November 8, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Contributed Paper Session, II
Room 117, Bryan Building

Saturday November 8, 2014, 5:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMSNZMS Maclaurin Lecture
Welcome remarks.
Room 120, School of Education Building
The dynamics of calcium: Oscillations, waves, theories, and experiments.
Room 120, School of Education Building
James Sneyd*, University of Auckland
(11059204)

Saturday November 8, 2014, 6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Reception for James Sneyd's AMSNZMS Maclaurin Lecture hosted by UNCG Mathematics and Statistics
All are welcome.
Cone Ballroom, Elliott University Center
Inquiries: meet@ams.org

