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Central Spring Sectional Meeting
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
March 1415, 2015 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1108
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Sunday March 15, 2015

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
BWing Atrium, Wells Hall

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
BWing Hallway, Wells Hall

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Approximation Theory in Signal Processing and Computer Science, III
Room A218, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Mark Iwen, Michigan State University markiwen@math.msu.edu
Rayan Saab, University of California San Diego
Aditya Viswanathan, Michigan State University

8:00 a.m.
New analysis of multiband modulated DPSS dictionaries.
Zhihui Zhu, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines
Michael B. Wakin*, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Colorado School of Mines
(110841515)

9:00 a.m.
Function approximation via infinitedimensional weighted $l^1$ minimization.
Ben Adcock*, Simon Fraser University
(11080035)

10:00 a.m.
Closing in on Optimal Sparse Recovery.
Anna C. Gilbert, University of Michigan
Yi Li, Harvard
Ely Porat, Bar Ilan University
Martin J. Strauss*, University of Michigan
(110868537)

10:30 a.m.
Sparse Approximation, List Decoding, and Uncertainty Principles.
Anna Gilbert*, University of Michigan
Mahmoud A. Khamis, University at Buffalo
Hung Q. Ngo, University at Buffalo
Atri Rudra, University at Buffalo
(110868385)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic of Hyperelliptic Curves, II
Room A120, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Tony Shaska, Oakland University shaska@oakland.edu

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis in Several Variables and its Applications, III
Room A326, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Debraj Chakrabarti, Central Michigan University chakr2d@cmich.edu
Yunus Zeytuncu, University of Michigan at Dearborn

8:00 a.m.
Tangential Lipschitz Gain for Holomorphic Functions on Domains of Finite Type.
Sivaguru Ravisankar*, Oklahoma State University
(110832453)

8:30 a.m.
The CauchyRiemann Complex on Unbounded Domains.
Phillip Harrington*, University of Arkansas
Andy Raich, University of Arkansas
(110832412)

9:00 a.m.
Percolation of closed range for $\bar\partial$.
Jeffery D McNeal*, Department of Mathematics, Ohio State University
(110832147)

9:30 a.m.
Compactness of the $\overline{\partial}$Neumann operator on the intersection of two domains.
Mustafa Ayyürü, Rutgers Business School
Emil J. Straube*, Texas A&M University
(11083268)

10:00 a.m.
The Szegö kernel on a class of noncompact CR manifolds of high codimension.
Andrew Raich*, University of Arkansas
Michael Tinker, Plano, TX
(110832196)

10:30 a.m.
Continuous solutions of nonlinear CauchyRiemann equations and pseudoholomorphic curves in normal coordinates.
Adam Coffman*, Indiana University  Purdue University Fort Wayne
Yifei Pan, Indiana University  Purdue University Fort Wayne
Yuan Zhang, Indiana University  Purdue University Fort Wayne
(110835348)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal Graph Theory: Hypergraphs, Directed Graphs, and Other Generalizations, III
Room A201, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Louis DeBiasio, Miami University debiasld@miamioh.edu
Theodore Molla, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

8:00 a.m.
Arbitrary Orientations of Hamilton Cycles in Digraphs.
Louis DeBiasio, Louis DeBiasio
Daniela Kuhn, University of Birmingham
Theodore Molla*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Deryk Osthus, University of Birmingham
Amelia Taylor, University of Birmingham
(110805581)

8:30 a.m.
A new upper bound for the size of diamondfree families.
Lucas Kramer, Carroll College
Ryan R. Martin*, Iowa State University
(110805177)

9:00 a.m.
Using flag algebras on small Ramsey numbers.
Bernard Lidicky*, Iowa State University
Florian Pfender, University of Colorado, Denver
(110805516)

9:30 a.m.
Some Hypergraph Turan results.
Tao Jiang*, Miami University
(110805344)

10:00 a.m.
The number of maximal sumfree subsets of integers.
J Balogh, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
H Liu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
M Sharifzadeh*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
A Treglown, University of Birmingham
(110805131)

10:30 a.m.
$H$colouring trees.
David Galvin*, Department of Mathematics, University of Notre Dame
John Engbers, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science, Marquette University
(110805176)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Floer Homology, Gauge Theory, and Symplectic Geometry, III
Room A136, Wells Hall
Organizers:
David Duncan, Michigan State University duncan42@math.msu.edu
Matt Hedden, Michigan State University
Tom Parker, Michigan State University

8:00 a.m.
Traceless representations, tangles and a LagrangianFloer theory in the pillowcase.
Matthew Hedden, Michigan State University
Christopher M. Herald*, University of Nevada, Reno
Paul Kirk, Indiana University Bloomington
(110857236)

8:30 a.m.
The pillowcase and traceless representations of knot groups.
M. Hedden, Michigan State University
C. Herald, University of Nevada, Reno
P. Kirk*, Indiana University
(110857107)

9:00 a.m.
2D Quantum YangMills Theory and Stochastic Analysis.
Timothy Nguyen*, Michigan State University
(110853401)

9:30 a.m.
Heegaard Floer homology from a surgery viewpoint.
Yajing Liu*, UCLA
(110857502)

10:00 a.m.
Symplectic cohomology relative normal crossings divisors in the topological limit.
Sheel C Ganatra*, Stanford University
(110853536)

10:30 a.m.
A way to build maps between Fukaya categories.
Nathaniel Bottman*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Katrin Wehrheim, University of California, Berkeley
(110853221)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fractals and Tilings, III
Room A328, Wells Hall
Organizers:
SzeMan Ngai, Georgia Southern University smngai@georgiasouthern.edu
Erin Pearse, California Polytechnic State University
Yang Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Yimin Xiao, Michigan State University

8:00 a.m.
Fractals from representations of Cuntzalgebras.
Palle E.T. Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(110843288)

9:00 a.m.
New exponents for multifractal analysis.
Stephane P Jaffard*, University Paris Est
(110826496)

10:00 a.m.
Fractal interpolation functions on rectangular grids and p.c.f. fractals.
SongGyong Ri, Department of Applied Mathematics, Kim Chaek University of Technology
HuoJun Ruan*, Department of Mathematics, Zhejiang University
Qiang Xu, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Jiangsu Normal University
(110828271)

10:30 a.m.
Some remarks on nonlinear PDE on fractals.
Michael Hinz*, University of Bielefeld, Germany
(110835509)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fractional Calculus and Nonlocal Operators, III
Room A332, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Mark M. Meerschaert, Michigan State University mcubed@stt.msu.edu
Russell Schwab, Michigan State University

8:00 a.m.
Heat trace and heat content asymptotics for nonlocal operators.
Rodrigo Banuelos*, Mathematics Department, Purdue University
Luis Acuna Valverde, Mathematics Department, Purdue University
(110860186)

8:30 a.m.
CalderónZygmund Operators Arising from Projections of Martingale Transforms.
Michael Perlmutter*, Purdue University
(110844152)

9:00 a.m.
Continuum limit of total variation on point clouds.
Nicolas Garcia Trillos*, Carnegie Mellon University
(11084920)

9:30 a.m.
Regularity theory for stable operators.
Xavier RosOton*, The University of Texas at Austin
(110835139)

10:00 a.m.
Uniqueness of viscosity solutions for a class of integrodifferential equations.
Chenchen Mou, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
Andrzej Swiech*, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
(110835123)

10:30 a.m.
Neumann Homogenization via IntegroDifferential Operators.
Nestor Guillen, UMass Amherst
Russell W. Schwab*, Michigan State University
(110835483)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets and Their Applications, III
Room A330, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Palle Jorgensen, University of Iowa jorgen@math.uiowa.edu
Darrin Speegle, St. Louis University
Yang Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

8:00 a.m.
Inverse Factor Poset Problem for Finite Frames.
Sivaram K Narayan*, Central Michigan University
(110842294)

8:30 a.m.
Riesz Outer Product Hilbert Space Frames: Quantitative Bounds, Topological Properties, and Full Geometric Characterization.
Peter G Casazza, University of Missouri
Eric Pinkham, University of Missouri
Brian Tuomanen*, University of Missouri
(11084624)

9:00 a.m.
Sampling and Interpolation on nilpotent Lie groups.
Vignon S Oussa*, Bridgewater State University
(11084330)

9:30 a.m.
Weaving Hilbert Space Frames.
Richard G Lynch*, University of MissouriColumbia
(11084222)

10:00 a.m.
New upper bounds for equiangular line sets.
WeiHsuan Yu*, Michigan State University
Alexander Barg, University of Maryland
Takayuki Okuda, Hiroshima University
(11085254)

10:30 a.m.
Exponential frames on unbounded sets.
Shahaf Nitzan*, Kent State University
Alexander Olevskii, TelAviv University
Alexander Ulanovskii, University of Stavanger
(110842569)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Invariants of 3Manifolds, III
Room A128, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University
Effie Kalfagianni, Michigan State University kalfagia@math.msu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Tangle Functors coming from $U_q(sl_2)$ at roots of unity.
Charles Frohman*, The University of Iowa
Sanjay Kumar, The University of Iowa
(110857173)

8:30 a.m.
Some conjectures about the colored Jones polynomial.
Anh T. Tran*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX 75080
(11085792)

9:00 a.m.
The Middle Coefficients of the Colored Jones Polynomial.
Katherine Walsh*, University of Arizona
(110857478)

9:30 a.m.
Crosscap number of an alternating link and the Jones polynomial.
Christine Ruey Shan Lee*, Michigan State University
(110857175)

10:00 a.m.
Spectra for volume and determinant density.
Abhijit Champanerkar*, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, CUNY
Ilya Kofman, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, CUNY
Jessica Purcell, Brigham Young University
(110857110)

10:30 a.m.
Hopf Algebra Valued Knotoid Invariants.
Alexander Borland, The Ohio State University
Thomas Kerler*, The Ohio State University
(110857559)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups and Representations, III
Room A234, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Amanda Schaeffer Fry, Metropolitan State University of Denver aschaef6@msudenver.edu
Jonathan Hall, Michigan State University
Hung Nguyen, University of Akron

8:00 a.m.
Properties of CurtisTits Groups.
Rieuwert J Blok*, Bowling Green State University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Corneliu G Hoffman, University of Birmingham, UK
(110820414)

8:30 a.m.
Some graded decomposition numbers for ArikiKoike algebras.
Sinead Lyle, University of East Anglia
Oliver Ruff*, Kent State University at Stark
(110820448)

9:00 a.m.
Nested $GVZ$groups.
Adriana Nenciu*, Otterbein University
(11082072)

9:30 a.m.
Camina $p$groups of nilpotence class 3.
Mark L. Lewis*, Kent State University, Kent, OH
(110820103)

10:00 a.m.
Automorphisminvariant integral forms of the NortonSakuma algebras.
Gregory G. Simon*, University of Michigan
(110817422)

10:30 a.m.
Exact Group Factorizations and Hopf Algebras.
Joseph B Timmer*, Louisiana State University
(110820169)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, III
Room A316, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Jarod Hart, Wayne State University
Nguyen Lam, University of Pittsburgh
Guozhen Lu, Wayne State University gzlu@wayne.edu

8:00 a.m.
Local boundedness and continuity of weak solutions to certain infinitely degenerate elliptic equations with rough coefficients.
L Korobenko, McMaster University
C Rios, University of Calgary
E Sawyer*, McMaster University
R Shen, McMaster University
(110835407)

8:30 a.m.
Two weight norm inequalities for singular and fractional integral operators in $R^n$.
Eric T. Sawyer, McMaster University
ChunYen Shen, National Central University Department of Mathematics, Taiwan
Ignacio UriarteTuero*, Michigan State University
(110842479)

9:00 a.m.
New characterizations of the second order Sobolev spaces in Euclidean spaces.
Xiaoyue Cui*, Wayne State University
(110843355)

9:30 a.m.
A gametheoretic proof of convexity preserving properties for motion by curvature.
Qing Liu, University of Pittsburgh
Armin Schikorra, University of Basel
Xiaodan Zhou*, University of Pittsburgh
(11083599)

10:00 a.m.
Inequalities for BMO on $\alpha$trees.
Leonid Slavin*, University of Cincinnati
Vasily Vasyunin, Steklov Mathematical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia
(110842378)

10:30 a.m.
$H=W$ in matrix weighted spaces, with applications to mappings of finite distortion.
David V CruzUribe*, Trinity College, Hartford
Kabe Moen, University of Alabama
Scott Rodney, Cape Breton University
(110842315)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Partial Differential Equations, III
Room A318, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Michael Goldberg, University of Cincinnati
William Green, RoseHulman Institute of Technology green@rosehulman.edu

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on HighFrequency Problems, III
Room A220, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Shlomo Levental, Michigan State University levental@stt.msu.edu
Mark Schroder, Michigan State University

8:00 a.m.
The Impact of High Frequency Traders on Retail and Institutional Traders.
Katya Malinova*, Copenhagen Business School and University of Toronto
Andreas Park, Copenhagen Business School and University of Toronto
Ryan Riordan, Queen's School of Business
(110800491)

9:00 a.m.
Optimally Thresholded Realized Power Variations for Stochastic Volatility Models with Jumps.
Jose E. FigueroaLopez*, Purdue University, Department of Statistics
(110862290)

10:00 a.m.
Asymptotic properties of functionals of increments of a continuous semimartingale with stochastic trading times, with applications in integrated volatility estimation.
Xiaoguang Wang*, PhD student, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Michael Levine, Associated professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Frank (Jian) Zou, Assistant Professor, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA
(110860399)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Integrable Combinatorics, III
Room A116, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Philippe Di Francesco, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign philippe@illinois.edu
Rinat Kedem, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions between Geometry, Group Theory, and Number Theory, III
Room A118, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Linowitz, University of Michigan linowitz@umich.edu
D. B. Reynolds, Purdue University

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems and Imaging, III
Room A216, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Yulia Hristova, University of MichiganDearborn yuliagh@umich.edu
Linh Nguyen, University of Idaho

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory and FloerType Invariants, III
Room A134, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Cornwell, Université du Québec à Montréal cornwell@cirget.ca
Faramarz Vafaee, Caltech

8:00 a.m.
Khovanov homology and knot Floer homology.
John A. Baldwin, Boston College
Adam S. Levine*, Princeton University
(110857471)

9:00 a.m.
Noncommutative knot Floer homology.
Tim Cochran, Rice University
Shelly Harvey, Rice University
Constance Leidy, Wesleyan University
Peter Horn*, Syracuse University
(110857289)

9:30 a.m.
Alexander polynomials of $L$space knots.
David Krcatovich*, Rice University
(110857493)

10:00 a.m.
Pretzel knots and knot Floer homology.
Forrest Gordon, Louisiana State University
Peter LambertCole*, Indiana University
(110857580)

10:30 a.m.
Cosmetic crossing changes in knots.
Allison H Moore*, Rice University
Tye Lidman, University of Texas at Austin
(110857480)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Modeling, Numerics, and Analysis of ElectroDiffusion Phenomena, III
Room A308, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Peter W. Bates, Michigan State University bates@math.msu.edu
Weishi Liu, University of Kansas
Mingji Zhang, MIchigan State University

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on New Developments in Stochastic Analysis, Stochastic Control and Related Fields, III
Room A232, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Chao Zhu, University of WisconsinMilwaukee zhu@uwm.edu

8:00 a.m.
Optimal control of a process with a pathdependent cost structure.
Ananda P. Weerasinghe*, Iowa State University.
Chao Zhu, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(11086096)

9:00 a.m.
Meanvariance type controls involving a hidden Markov chain: models and numerical approximation.
Zhixin Yang*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
George Yin, Wayne State Univerisity
Qing Zhang, University of Georgia
(11089311)

9:30 a.m.
Optimal Stopping and American Option in A State Dependent RegimeSwitching Model.
Ruihua Liu*, University of dayton
(11089121)

10:00 a.m.
Stability and recurrence of regimeswitching diffusion processes.
Jinghai Shao*, School of Mathematical Sciences, Beijing Normal University, China
(11086039)

10:30 a.m.
A Multiclass Queueing Model in the ModerateDeviation HeavyTraffic Regime.
Asaf Cohen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Rami Atar, Department of Electrical Engineering, Technion, Haifa, Israel
(110860458)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Random Fields and Long Range Dependence, III
Room A334, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Mark M. Meerschaert, Michigan State University
Yimin Xiao, Michigan State University xiao@stt.msu.edu

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Mathematical Modeling of the Financial Markets, III
Room A320, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Albert Cohen, Michigan State University albert@math.msu.edu
Nick Costanzino, University of Toronto
Emiliano Valdez, Michigan State University

8:00 a.m.
Mean Field Game Approach to Production and Exploration of Exhaustible Commodities.
Xuwei Yang*, Department of Statistics and Applied Probability, University of California, Santa Barbara
(110891242)

8:30 a.m.
Model Molding for Exposure Computations.
Harvey Stein*, Bloomberg LP
(11086062)

9:00 a.m.
Systematic Risk and Yield Premiums in the Bond Market.
J Austin Murphy*, Oakland University
Terry Benzschawel, Citibank
Liang Fu, Oakland University
(11086565)

9:30 a.m.
A Constructive Approach to Local Volatility Models.
Gerard P Brunick*, Constellation Energy
(110860572)

10:00 a.m.
Variable Volatility and Financial Failure.
Peter Carr, New York University
Lingjiong Zhu*, University of Minnesota
(110860286)

10:30 a.m.
Regulatory Concerns Related to CoCo Bonds  Mathematical Modeling.
Adam Metzler*, Wilfrid Laurier University
(110800383)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in the Geometry of Submanifolds, Dedicated to the Memory of Franki Dillen (19632013), III
Room A132, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Alfonso Carriazo Rubio, University of Sevilla
Yun Myung Oh, Andrews University
Bogdan D. Suceava, California State University, Fullerton bsuceava@fullerton.edu
Joeri Van der Veken, KU Leuven

8:00 a.m.
SemiRiemannian generalized Sasakianspaceforms.
Alfonso Carriazo*, University of Seville
(110853338)

8:30 a.m.
Multiply warp product manifolds and slant submanifolds.
Shihshu Walter Wei*, The University of Oklahoma
(110853482)

9:00 a.m.
Totally geodesic submanifolds in Riemannian geometry.
Tommy Murphy*, California State University, Fullerton.
(110853296)

9:30 a.m.
Isotropic Lagrangian and affine immersions.
Luc Vrancken*, Université de Valenciennes
(11085385)

10:30 a.m.
Minimal surfaces in the product of two dimensional space forms with the neutral Kähler structure.
Martha P. Dussan, Instituto De Matematica e Estatística, Universidade de São Paulo
Nikos Georgiou, Instituto De Matematica e Estatística, Universidade de São Paulo
Martin Magid*, Department of Mathematics, Wellesley College
(110853233)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Smooth Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory, III
Room A228, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University hhu@math.msu.edu
Sheldon Newhouse, Michigan State University

8:00 a.m.
The Hausdorff dimension of sets of numbers defined by their QCantor series expansions.
Dylan Airey, University of Texas
Bill Mance*, University of North Texas
(110811128)

8:30 a.m.
Instability of Periodic Extremals by ConleyZehnder Index Theory.
Yanxia Deng*, Northwestern University
(110837405)

9:00 a.m.
Homoclinic points for generic convex billiards.
Zhihong Jeff Xia, Northwestern University
Pengfei Zhang*, University of Houston
(110837155)

9:30 a.m.
Degree One Liftings in Dimension Zero.
Samuel J. Roth*, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis and Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Michal Misiurewicz, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis and Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences
(110837334)

10:00 a.m.
Subexponential decay of correlations for "almost Anosov" diffeomorphisms.
Xu Zhang*, Department of Mathematics/Michigan State University
(110837506)

10:30 a.m.
Superdiffusion constants for certain nonuniformly hyperbolic systems.
Hongkun Zhang*, University of Houston
Luke Mohr, UMass Amherst
(110837146)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory, Disorder, and Quantum Many Body Physics, III
Room A230, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Peter D. Hislop, University of Kentucky
Jeffrey Schenker, Michigan State University jeffrey@math.msu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Subcritical behavior for quasiperiodic Schrödinger operators with trigonometric polynomials.
Chris Marx*, Oberlin College
(110847281)

8:30 a.m.
Density of Schrödinger TitchmarshWeyl m functions on Herglotz functions.
Injo Hur*, University of Oklahoma
(11084784)

9:00 a.m.
Decaying oscillatory perturbations of periodic Schrödinger operators.
Darren C. Ong*, University of Oklahoma
(11084759)

9:30 a.m.
Bounds on the density of states for Schrödinger operators with singular potentials.
Chi Shing Sidney Tsang*, University of California, Irvine
(110835291)

10:00 a.m.
The Dependence of Spectral Properties on the Infinite Boundary for a Family of Quantum Spin Systems.
Sven Bachmann, LudwigMaximiliansUniversitat Munchen
Eman Hamza, Cairo University
Bruno Nachtergaele, University of California, Davis
Amanda Young*, University of California, Davis
(11088174)

10:30 a.m.
Gap Dependency on Half Planes in the Product Vacua and Boundary State models.
Michael Bishop*, University of California Davis
(110881547)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Geometry of Algebraic Varieties, III
Room A122, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Kevin Tucker, University of Illinois at Chicago kftucker@uic.edu
Brian Lehmann, Boston College lehmannb@bc.edu

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Noncommutative Algebra and Algebraic , III
Room A124, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Jason Bell, University of Waterloo
Rajesh S. Kulkarni, Michigan State University kulkarni@math.msu.edu
Daniel Rogalski, UC San Diego drogalsk@math.ucsd.edu

8:30 a.m.
Blowups of 4dimensional Sklyanin algebras.
Jason Gaddis*, Wake Forest University
Daniel Rogalski, University of California, San Diego
(110816470)

9:00 a.m.
Hopf actions on path algebras.
Ryan Kinser*, University of Iowa
Chelsea Walton, MIT
(110816287)

9:30 a.m.
Quantization, reduction mod p, and automorphisms of the Weyl algebra.
Christopher S Dodd*, University of Toronto
(110814541)

10:00 a.m.
Abelian Varieties Associated to Certain Families of Complex Projective 4folds.
Casey J Machen*, Michigan State University
(110814280)

10:30 a.m.
Reflection Hopf Algebras: The Dual of a Group Algebra.
Ellen E Kirkman*, Wake Forest University
James J Kuzmanovich, Wake Forest University
James J Zhang, Univeristy of Washington, Seattle
(110816300)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Calculus of Variations, Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, and Applications, III
Room A324, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Moxun Tang, Michigan State University
Baisheng Yan, Michigan State University yan@math.msu.edu
Zhengfang Zhou, MIchigan State University

8:30 a.m.
Dynamics and pattern formation in a modified LeslieGower model with Allee effect and Bazykin functional response.
Peng Feng*, Department of Mathematics, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL 33965
(110835442)

9:00 a.m.
A Mathematical Model for the Capacitive Touch Sensor.
Kam C Ng*, Kodak Technology Center, Eastman Kodak Company
(110845161)

9:30 a.m.
Analysis of the LawrenceDoniach model for layered superconductors in magnetic fields.
Patricia Bauman, Purdue University
Guanying Peng*, University of Cincinnati
(110835406)

10:00 a.m.
Boundary expansions for minimal graphs in the hyperbolic space.
Xumin Jiang*, University of Notre Dame
Qing Han, University of Notre Dame
(110835202)

10:30 a.m.
Minimization and the Gradient Flow of a Nonsmooth Convex Functional.
Hongli Gao*, Michigan State University
(11080049)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:30 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics, Geometry, and Representation Theory of Homogeneous Spaces, III
Room A126, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Mahir Bilen Can, Tulane University mcan@tulane.edu
Michael Joyce, Tulane University
Miriam Logan, Bowdoin College

Sunday March 15, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Survey of Biomathematics, III
Room A301, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Hannah Callender, University of Portland
Peter Hinow, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee hinow@uwm.edu
Deena Schmidt, Case Western Reserve University

Sunday March 15, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, III
Room A108, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Carolina Benedetti, Michigan State University caro.benedetti@gmail.com
Peter Magyar, Michigan State University
Bruce Sagan, Michigan State University

Sunday March 15, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Discrete Stochastic Models, III
Room A224, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Michael Damron, Indiana University
David Sivakoff, The Ohio State University dsivakoff@stat.osu.edu

Sunday March 15, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Manifolds, Singular Spaces, and Groups, III
Room A130, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Schmidt, Michigan State University schmidt@math.msu.edu
Meera Mainkar, Central Michigan University

Sunday March 15, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves: Dynamics and Stability, III
Room A226, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Keith Promislow, Michigan State University
Qiliang Wu, Michigan State University qwu@math.msu.edu

Sunday March 15, 2015, 10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MathSciNet Demo in Room B106
All are welcome.
Room B106, Wells Hall

Sunday March 15, 2015, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Rigidity for groups with hidden symmetries.
Room B115, Wells Hall
Alex Furman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(110822507)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, IV
Room A108, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Carolina Benedetti, Michigan State University caro.benedetti@gmail.com
Peter Magyar, Michigan State University
Bruce Sagan, Michigan State University

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Approximation Theory in Signal Processing and Computer Science, IV
Room A218, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Mark Iwen, Michigan State University markiwen@math.msu.edu
Rayan Saab, University of California San Diego
Aditya Viswanathan, Michigan State University

1:30 p.m.
Explicit constructions of RIP matrices.
Jean Bourgain, Institute for Advanced Study
Stephen Dilworth, University of South Carolina
Kevin Ford, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Sergei Konyagin, Steklov Mathematical Institute
Denka Kutzarova*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(11084194)

2:30 p.m.
Single image superresolution via an iterative reproducing kernel Hilbert space method.
Weihong Guo*, Case Western Reserve University
Liangjian Deng, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
TingZhu Huang, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
(11084161)

3:30 p.m.
Greed is Super: A New Iterative Method for SuperResolution.
Armin Eftekhari*, Colorado School of Mines
Zhihui Zhu, Colorado School of Mines
Michael B. Wakin, Colorado School of Mines
(110800477)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Calculus of Variations, Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, and Applications, IV
Room A324, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Moxun Tang, Michigan State University
Baisheng Yan, Michigan State University yan@math.msu.edu
Zhengfang Zhou, MIchigan State University

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:55 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis in Several Variables and its Applications, IV
Room A326, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Debraj Chakrabarti, Central Michigan University chakr2d@cmich.edu
Yunus Zeytuncu, University of Michigan at Dearborn

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Discrete Stochastic Models, IV
Room A224, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Michael Damron, Indiana University
David Sivakoff, The Ohio State University dsivakoff@stat.osu.edu

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Floer Homology, Gauge Theory, and Symplectic Geometry, IV
Room A136, Wells Hall
Organizers:
David Duncan, Michigan State University duncan42@math.msu.edu
Matt Hedden, Michigan State University
Tom Parker, Michigan State University

1:30 p.m.
Symplectic embeddings in dimension greater than four.
Richard K Hind*, University of Notre Dame
(110851495)

2:00 p.m.
Equivariant Gauge Theory and the Poincaré Homology Sphere.
Nima Anvari*, McMaster University
(110858459)

2:30 p.m.
Tightness of positive rational contact surgeries.
Thomas E Mark*, University of Virginia
Bulent Tosun, University of Virginia
(110857391)

3:00 p.m.
YangMills flow in dimension four.
Alex S Waldron*, SCGP, Stony Brook University
(110858274)

3:30 p.m.
RiemannRoch and Morse theory.
Daniel F Cibotaru, Universidade Federal Do Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil
Liviu I Nicolaescu*, University of Notre Dame, Notre dame IN 46556, USA
(11085828)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Fractals and Tilings, IV
Room A328, Wells Hall
Organizers:
SzeMan Ngai, Georgia Southern University smngai@georgiasouthern.edu
Erin Pearse, California Polytechnic State University
Yang Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Yimin Xiao, Michigan State University

1:30 p.m.
Asymptotics of eigenvalue clusters for generalized Schrödinger operators.
Marius V Ionescu*, United States Naval Academy
Kasso Okoudjou, University of Marylan, College Park
Luke G Rogers, University of Connecticut
(110846117)

2:00 p.m.
Differential forms on Dirichlet spaces and analysis on fractals.
Daniel J Kelleher*, Purdue Univeristy
(110846544)

2:30 p.m.
Spectral dimension and Bohr's formula for Schrodinger operators on unbounded fractal spaces.
Joe P. Chen*, University of Connecticut
Stanislav A. Molchanov, University of North CarolinaCharlotte
Alexander Teplyaev, University of Connecticut
(110881465)

3:00 p.m.
Convex pentagons that admit $i$block transitive tilings.
Casey Mann*, University of Washington Bothell
Jennifer McLoud, University of Washington Bothell
(110852590)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fractional Calculus and Nonlocal Operators, IV
Room A332, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Mark M. Meerschaert, Michigan State University mcubed@stt.msu.edu
Russell Schwab, Michigan State University

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.1:50 p.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets and Their Applications, IV
Room A330, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Palle Jorgensen, University of Iowa jorgen@math.uiowa.edu
Darrin Speegle, St. Louis University
Yang Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Invariants of 3Manifolds, IV
Room A128, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University
Effie Kalfagianni, Michigan State University kalfagia@math.msu.edu

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Manifolds, Singular Spaces, and Groups, IV
Room A130, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Schmidt, Michigan State University schmidt@math.msu.edu
Meera Mainkar, Central Michigan University

1:30 p.m.
Can an orbifold be isospectral to a manifold?
Benjamin Linowitz*, University of Michigan
Jeffrey S Meyer, University of Oklahoma
(11085398)

2:00 p.m.
The full surface spectrum of a hyperbolic 3manifold.
D. B. McReynolds*, Purdue University
Alan W. Reid, University of Texas at Austin
(110857140)

2:30 p.m.
Can you hear the metric on a sphere?
Emily B. Dryden*, Bucknell University
Diana Macedo, Instituto Superior Tecnico
Rosa SenaDias, Instituto Superior Tecnico
(110858356)

3:00 p.m.
Spectral asymptotics for magnetic Dirac operators.
Nikhil A Savale*, University of Notre Dame
(110858364)

3:30 p.m.
On conformally flat almost $C(\alpha)$manifolds.
Handan Yildirim*, Istanbul University (Current address: Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan)
(110853156)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, IV
Room A316, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Jarod Hart, Wayne State University
Nguyen Lam, University of Pittsburgh
Guozhen Lu, Wayne State University gzlu@wayne.edu

1:30 p.m.
Upper bound for iterated commutators of CalderonZygmund operators.
Yumeng Ou*, Brown University
Laurent Dalenc, Université Paul Sabatier
(110842171)

2:00 p.m.
$L^p$ bounds for Riesz transforms, square root functions associated to degenerate elliptic operators.
Phi L. Le*, University of MissouriColumbia
Steve Hofmann, University of MissouriColumbia
Andrew Morris, University of Oxford
(110842359)

2:30 p.m.
A Free Boundary Problem Associated With The $p$Laplacian.
Peiyong Wang*, Wayne State University
(110835589)

3:00 p.m.
The characterization of $W^{1,1}$ in the metric space.
Jiawei Shen*, The department of Mathematics in Wayne State University
(110842425)

3:30 p.m.
Nonconvex solutions of the near field reflector problem.
Cristian E. Gutierrez, Temple University
Ahmad Sabra*, Temple University
(110835308)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room A318, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Michael Goldberg, University of Cincinnati
William Green, RoseHulman Institute of Technology green@rosehulman.edu

1:30 p.m.
Asymptotic Stability of KdV Solitons in Weighted $H^s$ spaces.
Brian Pigott, Wofford College
Sarah Raynor*, Wake Forest University
(110835104)

2:00 p.m.
Petviashvilli's method for the Dirichlet problem.
Gideon Simpson*, Drexel University
(110865440)

2:30 p.m.
On the evolution of scattering data under perturbations of the Toda lattice.
Deniz Bilman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Irina Nenciu, University of Illinois at Chicago
(110835351)

3:00 p.m.
Linear profile decompositions for a family of fourth order Schrödinger equations.
Jincheng Jiang, Department of Mathematics, National Tsing Hua University
Shuanglin Shao*, Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas
Betsy Stovall, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin
(110842395)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on HighFrequency Problems, IV
Room A220, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Shlomo Levental, Michigan State University levental@stt.msu.edu
Mark Schroder, Michigan State University

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Integrable Combinatorics, IV
Room A116, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Philippe Di Francesco, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign philippe@illinois.edu
Rinat Kedem, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems and Imaging, IV
Room A216, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Yulia Hristova, University of MichiganDearborn yuliagh@umich.edu
Linh Nguyen, University of Idaho

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory and FloerType Invariants, IV
Room A134, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Cornwell, Université du Québec à Montréal cornwell@cirget.ca
Faramarz Vafaee, Caltech

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on New Developments in Stochastic Analysis, Stochastic Control and Related Fields, IV
Room A232, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Chao Zhu, University of WisconsinMilwaukee zhu@uwm.edu

1:30 p.m.
Analyzing Convergence and Rates of Convergence of Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithms Using Stochastic Approximation Methods.
Quan Yuan*, Wayne State University
George Yin, Wayne State University
(11086019)

2:00 p.m.
Numerical Solutions of RegimeSwitching Jump Diffusions.
Tuan Anh Hoang*, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University
Yin George Gang, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University
Xi Fubao, School of Mathematics, Beijing Institute of Technology
(110860331)

2:30 p.m.
Some functionals for fractional Brownian motion.
Litan Yan*, Department of Mathematics, Donghua University,
(110860329)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves: Dynamics and Stability, IV
Room A226, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Keith Promislow, Michigan State University
Qiliang Wu, Michigan State University qwu@math.msu.edu

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Random Fields and Long Range Dependence, IV
Room A334, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Mark M. Meerschaert, Michigan State University
Yimin Xiao, Michigan State University xiao@stt.msu.edu

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.1:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Mathematical Modeling of the Financial Markets, IV
Room A320, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Albert Cohen, Michigan State University albert@math.msu.edu
Nick Costanzino, University of Toronto
Emiliano Valdez, Michigan State University

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in the Geometry of Submanifolds, Dedicated to the Memory of Franki Dillen (19632013), IV
Room A132, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Alfonso Carriazo Rubio, University of Sevilla
Yun Myung Oh, Andrews University
Bogdan D. Suceava, California State University, Fullerton bsuceava@fullerton.edu
Joeri Van der Veken, KU Leuven

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Special Session on Smooth Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory, IV
Room A228, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University hhu@math.msu.edu
Sheldon Newhouse, Michigan State University

Sunday March 15, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Spectral Theory, Disorder, and Quantum Many Body Physics, IV
Room A230, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Peter D. Hislop, University of Kentucky
Jeffrey Schenker, Michigan State University jeffrey@math.msu.edu

1:30 p.m.
Reciprocity in directed networks.
Mei Yin*, University of Denver
Lingjiong Zhu, University of Minnesota
(11086076)

2:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED Random Operator Compressions.
S. Ng, Exelis, Inc. (Rochester, NY)
M. Walters*, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
(110860550)

2:30 p.m.
Eigenvector overlap functions in nonHermitian random matrices.
Meg Walters, University of Rochester
Shannon Starr*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(110881476)

3:00 p.m.
On a Problem in Eigenvalue Perturbation Theory.
Roger Nichols*, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Fritz Gesztesy, University of Missouri
Sergey Naboko, St. Petersburg State University
(110847410)

3:30 p.m.
Bounds for the Pseudospectra of Various Classes of Matrices and Operators.
Mihai Stoiciu*, Williams College
(110847361)

Sunday March 15, 2015, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions between Geometry, Group Theory, and Number Theory, IV
Room A118, Wells Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Linowitz, University of Michigan linowitz@umich.edu
D. B. Reynolds, Purdue University
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