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Spring Central Sectional Meeting
North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
April 1617, 2016 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1120
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Saturday April 16, 2016

Saturday April 16, 2016, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 112, Minard Hall

Saturday April 16, 2016, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Room 112, Minard Hall

Saturday April 16, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Ideals and Applications, I
Room 230, Minard Hall Organizers: Laura Matusevich, Texas A&M University laura@math.tamu.edu Christopher O'Neill, Texas A&M University coneill@math.tamu.edu

8:00 a.m.
CohenMacaulayness of initial ideals of normal toric ideals.
Serkan Hosten*, San Francisco State University Mathematics Department
Winfried Bruns, Institut fuer Mathematik Universitaet Osnabrueck
(112013276)

8:30 a.m.
Toric matrix Schubert varieties.
Laura Escobar*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Karola Mészáros, Cornell University
(11200558)

9:00 a.m.
The Prism tableau model for Schubert Polynomials.
Anna Weigandt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(112005199)

9:30 a.m.
Dominant, semidominant, and GNP ideals.
Guillermo Alesandroni*, Wake Forest University
(11201319)

10:00 a.m.
Combinatorial dynamics of monomial ideals.
David Cook II, Eastern Illinois University
Jessica Striker*, North Dakota State University
(112013256)

10:30 a.m.
A finiteness result for local cohomology modules of Gorenstein StanleyReisner rings.
Roberto Barrera*, Texas A&M University
Jeffrey Madsen, University of Notre Dame
Ashley K. Wheeler, University of Arkansas
(112013265)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic and Extremal Combinatorics, I
Room 214, Minard Hall Organizers: Jonathan Cutler, Montclair State University Jamie Radcliffe, University of NebraskaLincoln jamie.radcliffe@unl.edu

8:00 a.m.
Fast percolation on the hexagonal lattice.
Charles Tomlinson*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Philip DeOrsey, Emory & Henry College
(112005308)

8:30 a.m.
Multicolor hypergraph containers and multicolor graph limits.
Victor FalgasRavry, Vanderbilt University
Kelly O'Connell, Vanderbilt University
Johanna Str{ö}mberg, Vanderbilt University
Andrew Uzzell*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(112005295)

9:00 a.m.
The 123 conjecture for uniform hypergraphs.
Patrick Bennett*, Western Michigan University
Andrzej Dudek, Western Michigan University
Alan Frieze, Carnegie Mellon University
Laars Helenius, Western Michigan University
(112005299)

9:30 a.m.
Minimum codegree conditions for tiling by tight cycles.
Neal Owen Bushaw*, Arizona State University
Andrzej Czygrinow, Arizona State University
Jangwon Yie, Arizona State University
(112005214)

10:00 a.m.
The greedy matching algorithm in random regular hypergraphs.
Deepak Bal*, Montclair State University
Patrick Bennett, Western Michigan University
(112005183)

10:30 a.m.
Independence of random sets in hypergraphs.
Karen Gunderson*, University of Manitoba
(112005164)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, I
Room 208, Minard Hall Organizers: Kevin Dilks, North Dakota State University kevin.dilks@ndsu.edu Jessica Striker, North Dakota State University

8:30 a.m.
Hecke algebras with independent parameters.
Jia Huang*, University of Nebraska at Kearney
(1120058)

9:00 a.m.
Shifted Hecke insertion and the Ktheory of OG(n,2n+1).
Zachary Hamaker, IMA
Adam Keilthy, Trinity College Dublin
Rebecca Patrias*, University of Minnesota
Lillian Webster, Grinnell College
Yinuo Zhang, University of Rochester
Shuqi Zhou, Albion College
(112005156)

9:30 a.m.
Puzzles and equivariant $K$theory of Grassmannians.
Oliver Pechenik*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(11200566)

10:00 a.m.
$K$theoretic Demazure atoms and setvalued skyline diagrams.
Cara P Monical*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(112005157)

10:30 a.m.
Joinpreserving embeddings of discrete posets.
Trevor McGuire*, North Dakota State University
(112005207)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Its Interactions with Combinatorics and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 220, Minard Hall Organizers: Susan Cooper, North Dakota State University Adam Van Tuyl, McMaster University vantuyl@math.mcmaster.ca

8:30 a.m.
Pure resolutions of monomial ideals.
Chris Francisco*, Oklahoma State University
Jeffrey Mermin, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig, Oklahoma State University
(11201368)

9:00 a.m.
Growth of multiplicities of graded families of ideals.
Tai Ha*, Tulane University
Pham An Vinh, University of Missouri
(112013125)

9:30 a.m.
Generalized star configurations.
Stefan O. Tohaneanu*, University of Idaho
Mehdi Garrousian, Universidad de los Andes
Ben Anzis, University of Idaho
(11201397)

10:00 a.m.
An upper bound on the regularity of toric ideals of graphs.
Jennifer Biermann, Mount Holyoke College
Augustine O'Keefe*, Connecticut College
Adam Van Tuyl, McMaster University
(112013245)

10:30 a.m.
A lower bound on the regularity of toric ideals of graphs.
Jennifer Biermann*, Mount Holyoke College
Augustine O'Keefe, Connecticut College
Adam Van Tuyl, McMaster University
(112013244)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, I
Room 210, Minard Hall Organizers: Catalin Ciuperca, North Dakota State University catalin.ciuperca@ndsu.edu Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University

8:30 a.m.
Tests for injectivity of modules over commutative rings.
Lars Winther Christensen*, Texas Tech University
Srikanth B Iyengar, University of Utah
(11201338)

9:00 a.m.
Local cohomology of powers of ideals.
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas
Jonathan Montaño*, University of Kansas
(112013218)

9:30 a.m.
Fsingularities under generic linkage.
Linquan Ma, University of Utah
Janet Page, University of Illinois at Chicago
Rebecca R.G.*, University of Michigan
William Taylor, University of Arkansas
Wenliang Zhang, University of Illinois at Chicago
(112013274)

10:00 a.m.
Uniform bounds in Ffinite rings and their applications.
Thomas M Polstra*, University of MissouriColumbia
(11201392)

10:30 a.m.
Itoh $(e)$valution rings of an ideal.
Youngsu Kim*, University of California Riverside
Louis J. Ratliff, University of California Riverside
David Rush, University of California Riverside
(112013185)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Convexity and Harmonic Analysis, I
Room 103, Morrill Hall Organizers: Maria AlfonsecaCubero, North Dakota State University maria.alfonseca@ndsu.edu Dmitry Ryabogin, Kent State University

Saturday April 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamics, Inverse Semigroups, and Operator Algebras, I
Room 118, South Engineering Organizers: Benton Duncan, North Dakota State University benton.duncan@ndsu.edu David Pitts, University of NebraskaLincoln

8:30 a.m.
Product rigidity for von Neumann algebras arising from hyperbolic groups.
Ionut Chifan*, University of Iowa
Rolando de Santiago, University of Iowa
Thomas Sinclair, Purdue University
(11204639)

9:00 a.m.
Etale groupoid algebras and inverse semigroups.
Benjamin Steinberg*, City College of New York
(112020131)

9:30 a.m.
Unique pseudoexpectations for C*inclusions.
David Pitts, University of NebraskaLincoln
Vrej Zarikian*, United States Naval Academy
(112046202)

10:00 a.m.
Crossed products of nuclear C*algebras by free groups.
Timothy Rainone, University of Waterloo
Christopher Schafhauser*, University of Waterloo
(11204713)

10:30 a.m.
The YangBaxter equation and affine actions on groups.
Dilian Yang*, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Windsor
(11204760)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, I
Room 105, Morrill Hall Organizers: Dogan Comez, North Dakota State University Dogan.Comez@ndsu.edu Mrinal Kanti Roychowdhury, University of Texas Rio Grand Valley

8:30 a.m.
The concept of the dividing surface in collinear Hydrogen exchange reaction.
Ali Allahem*, Mathematics Department, College of Sciences, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia
(11203723)

9:00 a.m.
A counting problem in Ergodic Theory and extrapolation for onesided weights.
María J. Carro, Universitat de Barcelona
María Lorente, Universidad de Málaga
Francisco J. MartínReyes*, Universidad de Málaga
(112037194)

9:30 a.m.
Bounded topological speedups and entropy.
Drew D. Ash*, University of Denver
Lori Alvin, Bradley University
Nic Ormes, University of Denver
(112037201)

10:00 a.m.
Strict doubly ergodic infinite transformations.
Isaac Loh, Northwestern University
Cesar E. Silva*, Williams College
(112037294)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal Graph Theory, I
Room 212, Minard Hall Organizers: Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver Stephen Hartke, University of Colorado Denver stephen.hartke@ucdenver.edu

8:30 a.m.
Refining a mixed result on cycles and chorded cycles.
Theodore Molla, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Michael Santana*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Elyse Yeager, University of British Columbia
(11200554)

9:00 a.m.
A degree condition for knitted graphs.
Guantao Chen*, Georgia State University
Zhiquan Hu, Central China Normal University
Feifei Song, Central China Normal University
(112005318)

10:00 a.m.
Extremal properties of vertex attributes in trees.
Heather C Smith*, Georgia Institute of Technology
László Székely, University of South Carolina
Hua Wang, Georgia Southern University
Shuai Yuan, University of South Carolina
(112005314)

10:30 a.m.
Polychromatic colorings of the hypercube.
Michael Young*, Iowa State University
(112005319)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Frames, Harmonic Analysis, and Operator Theory, I
Room 120, South Engineering Organizers: Gabriel Picioroaga, University of South Dakota Eric Weber, Iowa State University esweber@iastate.edu

Saturday April 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets and Gabor Systems, I
Room 208, South Engineering Organizers: Yeonhyang Kim, Central Michigan University kim4y@cmich.edu Sivaram K. Narayan, Central Michigan University

8:30 a.m.
Local sparsity and fusion frames.
Roza Aceska*, Ball State University
Jean Luc Bouchot, RWTH Aachen
Shidong Li, San Francisco State University
(112042143)

9:00 a.m.
Sampling from a continuous frame to obtain a frame.
Dan Freeman, Saint Louis University
Darrin Speegle*, Saint Louis University
(112041113)

9:30 a.m.
Equiangular tight frames from hyperovals.
Matthew Fickus*, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Air Force Institute of Technology
Dustin G. Mixon, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, Air Force Institute of Technology
John Jasper, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Cincinnati
(11204299)

10:00 a.m.
Infinite dimensional phase retrieval.
Jameson Cahill, New Mexico State University
Peter G Casazza*, University of Missouri
Ingrid Daubechies, Duke University
(11204617)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Integrable Dynamical Systems and Special Functions, I
Room 302, Minard Hall Organizers: Oksana Bihun, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs obihun@uccs.edu

8:30 a.m.
Darkbright soliton solutions with nontrivial polarization interactions for the threecomponent defocusing nonlinear Schrödinger equation.
Barbara Prinari*, Department of Mathematics, University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Gino Biondini, SUNY Buffalo
Daniel Kraus, SUNY Buffalo
Federica Vitale, University of Salento, Italy
(11203530)

9:30 a.m.
Cauchy biorthogonal polynomials: from inverse problems for peakon equations to Cauchy multimatrix models.
Jacek Szmigielski*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
(112037101)

10:30 a.m.
Model of rocking structures: a mathematical approach.
Julia AndersonLee*, Iowa State University
Scott Hansen, Iowa State University
(112035301)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Low Dimensional and Symplectic Topology, I
Room 306, Minard Hall Organizers: Anar Akhmedov, University of Minnesota Josef G. Dorfmeister, North Dakota State University josef.dorfmeister@ndsu.edu

Saturday April 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Finance, I
Room 224, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Organizers: Indranil SenGupta, North Dakota State University indranil.sengupta@ndsu.edu

Saturday April 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Matrix and Operator Theory, I
Room 116, South Engineering Organizers: Shaun Fallat, University of Regina Shaun.fallat@uregina.ca Douglas Farenick, University of Regina

Saturday April 16, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Probability and Complex Analysis Inspired by Schramm and Loewner, I
Room 109, Morrill Hall Organizers: Michael Kozdron, University of Regina kozdron@stat.math.uregina.ca

Saturday April 16, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of Microlocal Analysis: Eigenfunctions and Dispersive PDE, I
Room 201, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Organizers: Hans Christianson, University of North Carolina hans@math.unc.edu Jason Metcalfe, University of North Carolina

Saturday April 16, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions with Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 310, Minard Hall Organizers: Julie Rana, University of Minnesota Kaisa Taipale, University of Minnesota taipale@umn.edu

Saturday April 16, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Topological and Smooth Dynamics, I
Room 308, Minard Hall Organizers: Azer Akhmedov, North Dakota State University azer.akhmedov@ndsu.edu Michael Cohen, North Dakota State University

Saturday April 16, 2016, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Contemporary Issues in Mathematics Education, I
Room 208, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Organizers: Abraham Ayebo, North Dakota State University abraham.ayebo@ndsu.edu

Saturday April 16, 2016, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Lévy processes, nonlocal operators, and spectral/heat asymptotics.
Room 116, Minard Hall
Rodrigo Bańuelos*, Purdue University
(11206091)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, II
Room 208, Minard Hall Organizers: Kevin Dilks, North Dakota State University kevin.dilks@ndsu.edu Jessica Striker, North Dakota State University

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Applications of Microlocal Analysis: Eigenfunctions and Dispersive PDE, II
Room 201, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Organizers: Hans Christianson, University of North Carolina hans@math.unc.edu Jason Metcalfe, University of North Carolina

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Ideals and Applications, II
Room 230, Minard Hall Organizers: Laura Matusevich, Texas A&M University laura@math.tamu.edu Christopher O'Neill, Texas A&M University coneill@math.tamu.edu

2:00 p.m.
Sums of powers of binary quadratic forms.
Bruce Reznick*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(112014103)

2:30 p.m.
Symbolic powers of sums of ideals.
Tai Ha*, Tulane University
(112013127)

3:00 p.m.
Matrix completion, free resolutions, and sums of squares.
Grigoriy Blekherman, Georgia Institute of Technology
Rainer Sinn*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Mauricio Velasco, Universidad de los Andes
(11201482)

3:30 p.m.
Combinatorial applications of a randomized algorithm for solving systems of polynomial equations.
Dane Wilburne*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(112013223)

4:00 p.m.
Convex incidences, neuroscience, and ideals.
Robert Amzi Jeffs, Harvey Mudd College
Mohamed Omar*, Harvey Mudd College
(11200673)

4:30 p.m.
Toric ideals of neural codes.
Elizabeth Gross*, San José State University
Nida Obatake, San José State University
Nora Youngs, Harvey Mudd College
(112013253)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Its Interactions with Combinatorics and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 220, Minard Hall Organizers: Susan Cooper, North Dakota State University Adam Van Tuyl, McMaster University vantuyl@math.mcmaster.ca

2:00 p.m.
Line arrangements and configurations of points with an unusual geometric property.
David Cook II, Eastern Illinois University
Brian Harbourne*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Juan Migliore, Notre Dame
Uwe Nagel, University of Kentucky
(11201484)

2:30 p.m.
Line arrangements and configurations of points with an unusual geometric property.
David Cook, Eastern Illinois University
Brian Harbourne, University of Nebraska
Juan Migliore*, University of Notre Dame
Uwe Nagel, University of Kentucky
(11201478)

3:00 p.m.
The generalized Segre bound for arbitrary fat points.
Bill F. Trok*, University of Kentucky
Uwe Nagel, University of Kentucky
(112013188)

3:30 p.m.
Ideal containments under flat extensions.
Solomon Akesseh*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(112013242)

4:00 p.m.
On the Hilbert Functions of points in $\mathbb{P}^1\times\mathbb{P}^1\times\mathbb{P}^1$.
Elena Guardo*, Dipartimento di Matematica e Informatica  Università di Catania  Italy
Adam Van Tuyl, Department of Mathematics and Statistics  McMaster University  Hamilton (CA)
(112013195)

4:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Poncelet's Theorem over finite fields.
Jaydeep Chipalkatti*, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.
(11201446)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, II
Room 210, Minard Hall Organizers: Catalin Ciuperca, North Dakota State University catalin.ciuperca@ndsu.edu Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University

2:00 p.m.
On intersection algebras of polynomial rings.
Sandra Spiroff*, University of Mississippi
Florian Enescu, Georgia State University
(112013141)

2:30 p.m.
Intersections and sums of Gorenstein ideals.
Oana Veliche*, Northeastern University
Lars W. Christensen, Texas Tech University
Jerzy Weyman, University of Connecticut
(112013152)

3:00 p.m.
Linearity defects of minors of matrices of linear forms.
Hop D Nguyen, University of Genoa
Thanh Vu*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(112013121)

3:30 p.m.
Local cohomology and connectivity in mixed characteristic.
Daniel J. Hernández, University of Kansas
Luis NúñezBetancourt, University of Virginia
Felipe Pérez, Georgia State University
Emily E. Witt*, University of Kansas
(112013109)

4:00 p.m.
The jmultiplicity of edge ideals.
Javid Validashti*, Cleveland State University
Ali Alilooee, Western Illinois University
Ivan Soprunov, Cleveland State University
(112013192)

4:30 p.m.
Complete intersection injective dimension and the Chouinard Formula.
Sean SatherWagstaff, Clemson University
Jonathan Totushek*, University of WisconsinSuperior
(112013100)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Contemporary Issues in Mathematics Education, II
Room 208, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Organizers: Abraham Ayebo, North Dakota State University abraham.ayebo@ndsu.edu

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Convexity and Harmonic Analysis, II
Room 103, Morrill Hall Organizers: Maria AlfonsecaCubero, North Dakota State University maria.alfonseca@ndsu.edu Dmitry Ryabogin, Kent State University

2:00 p.m.
Dvoretzky's theorem for subspaces of $L_p$.
Grigoris Paouris, Texas A&M University, Mathematics Department
Petros Valettas*, University of Missouri, Mathematics Department
(112046315)

3:00 p.m.
Bezout inequality for mixed volumes.
Christos Saroglou, Kent State University
Ivan Soprunov*, Cleveland State University
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University
(112052172)

3:30 p.m.
On the equivalence between two problems of asymmetry on convex bodies.
Christos Saroglou*, Kent State University
(112052238)

4:30 p.m.
Distribution functions of sections and projections of convex bodies.
Jaegil Kim, University of Alberta
Vladyslav Yaskin, University of Alberta
Artem Zvavitch*, Kent State University
(112052277)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Discrete Probability, I
Room 107, Morrill Hall Organizers: Jonathon Peterson, Purdue University peterson@purdue.edu Arnab Sen, University of Minnesota

2:00 p.m.
Inhomogeneous exponential jump model: a KPZ particle system with new unusual phase transitions.
Leonid Petrov*, University of Virginia
(11206042)

2:30 p.m.
Large deviations for some corner growth models with inhomogeneity.
Elnur Emrah*, University of WisconsinMadison
Chris Janjigian, University of WisconsinMadison
(112060212)

3:00 p.m.
TracyWidom asymptotics for a random polymer model with gammadistributed weights.
Janosch Ortmann*, CRM Montreal
(112060151)

3:30 p.m.
Asymptotics for 2D critical firstpassage percolation.
Michael Damron*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Xuan Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology
WaiKit Lam, Indiana University, Bloomington
(11206095)

4:00 p.m.
Meanfield Ising models.
Anirban Basak*, Duke University
(112060252)

4:30 p.m.
The ant in a labyrinth.
Alexander E Fribergh*, Université de Montréal
(112060118)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamics, Inverse Semigroups, and Operator Algebras, II
Room 118, South Engineering Organizers: Benton Duncan, North Dakota State University benton.duncan@ndsu.edu David Pitts, University of NebraskaLincoln

2:00 p.m.
Combinatoriallydefined C*algebras and their special subalgebras.
Jonathan H Brown, University of Dayton
Gabriel Nagy, Kansas State University
Sarah A Reznikoff*, Kansas State University
Aidan Sims, University of Wollongong
Dana Williams, Dartmouth College
(112046300)

2:30 p.m.
Standard invariants of amalgamated BischHaagerup subfactors.
Ian Charlesworth*, University of California, Los Angeles
David Penneys, University of California, Los Angeles
Emily Peters, Loyola University Chicago
(112047263)

3:00 p.m.
von Neumann algebras and inverse semigroups (part I).
Allan Donsig*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Adam Fuller, California State University, Los Angeles
David Pitts, University of NebraskaLincoln
(112046233)

3:30 p.m.
von Neumann algebras and inverse semigroups (part II).
Allan P. Donsig, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Adam H. Fuller*, California State University, Los Angeles
David R. Pitts, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(112047232)

4:00 p.m.
Crossed products of operator algebras.
Elias G. Katsoulis*, East Carolina University
(112047139)

4:30 p.m.
Generalized fixedpoint algebras and a theorem of Pedersen.
S. Kaliszewski, Arizona State University
Tron Omland, University of Oslo
John Quigg*, Arizona State University
(11204672)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, II
Room 105, Morrill Hall Organizers: Dogan Comez, North Dakota State University Dogan.Comez@ndsu.edu Mrinal Kanti Roychowdhury, University of Texas Rio Grand Valley

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal Graph Theory, II
Room 212, Minard Hall Organizers: Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver Stephen Hartke, University of Colorado Denver stephen.hartke@ucdenver.edu

2:00 p.m.
Saturation multiplicity of graphs.
Derrick Stolee, Microsoft
Paul S Wenger*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(112005284)

2:30 p.m.
Inducibility of short cycles and paths.
Florian Pfender*, University of Colorado Denver
Bernard Lidicky, Iowa State University
(112005231)

3:00 p.m.
On the RamseyTurán number with small $s$independence number.
Andrzej Dudek*, Western Michigan University
Patrick Bennett, Western Michigan University
(112005189)

3:30 p.m.
Chromatic number of squares of planar graphs.
Jennifer Diemunsch, St. Vincent College
Stephen Hartke, University of Colorado Denver
Sogol Jahanbekam*, University of Colorado Denver
Brent Thomas, University of Colorado Denver
(11200581)

4:00 p.m.
On the list chromatic number of the Cartesian product with a traceable graph.
Hemanshu Kaul*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Jeffrey Mudrock, Illinois Institute of Technology
(112005270)

4:30 p.m.
Maximizing colorings of a regular graph  results and questions.
David Galvin*, University of Notre Dame
(11200552)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Frames, Harmonic Analysis, and Operator Theory, II
Room 120, South Engineering Organizers: Gabriel Picioroaga, University of South Dakota Eric Weber, Iowa State University esweber@iastate.edu

2:00 p.m.
Sparsityinducing dual frames and sparse signal recovery with coherent frames.
Shidong Li*, San Francisco State University
Tiebin Mi, Renmin University of China
(112041155)

2:30 p.m.
Improved bounds in Weaver and Feichtinger Conjectures.
Marcin Bownik*, University of Oregon
Pete Casazza, University of Missouri
Adam Marcus, Princeton University
Darrin Speegle, Saint Louis University
(11204214)

3:00 p.m.
Group frames with several generators.
Joseph W. Iverson*, Air Force Institute of Technology
(11204220)

3:30 p.m.
Fourier series for singular measures.
John Herr*, Iowa State University
Eric Weber, Iowa State University
(112042120)

4:00 p.m.
Nonspectral fractal measures with Fourier frames.
ChunKit Lai*, San Francisco State University
Yang Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(11204247)

4:30 p.m.
Fourier series on selfaffine measures.
Dorin Ervin Dutkay*, University of Central Florida
Chun Kit Lai, San Francisco State University
(11204248)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets and Gabor Systems, II
Room 208, South Engineering Organizers: Yeonhyang Kim, Central Michigan University kim4y@cmich.edu Sivaram K. Narayan, Central Michigan University

2:00 p.m.
A new proof of the threepoint HRT conjecture.
Kasso Okoudjou*, University of Maryland, College Park
(11204287)

2:30 p.m.
HRT versus the zero divisor conjecture.
Christopher Heil*, Georgia Tech
Darrin Speegle, Saint Louis University
(11204227)

3:00 p.m.
Tremain equiangular tight frames and strongly regular graphs.
Matthew Fickus, Air Force Institute of Technology
Dustin G Mixon, Air Force Institute of Technology
John Jasper*, University of Cincinnati
Jesse Peterson, Air Force Institute of Technology
(112042290)

3:30 p.m.
The gap between NSP and RIP.
Jameson Cahill, New Mexico State University
Xuemei Chen*, New Mexico State University
Rongrong Wang, University of British Columbia
(112042226)

4:00 p.m.
The Voronoi Means Conjecture.
Dustin G. Mixon*, Air Force Institute of Technology
(112043198)

4:30 p.m.
Tight orthoplectic Grassmannian frames.
John Isaac Haas*, University of Missouri
(112042137)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Integrable Dynamical Systems and Special Functions, II
Room 302, Minard Hall Organizers: Oksana Bihun, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs obihun@uccs.edu

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions with Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 310, Minard Hall Organizers: Julie Rana, University of Minnesota Kaisa Taipale, University of Minnesota taipale@umn.edu

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Low Dimensional and Symplectic Topology, II
Room 306, Minard Hall Organizers: Anar Akhmedov, University of Minnesota Josef G. Dorfmeister, North Dakota State University josef.dorfmeister@ndsu.edu

2:00 p.m.
The Calabi homomorphism and generating functions.
Michael Usher*, University of Georgia
(112053154)

3:00 p.m.
On the geography of simply connected, nonspin, symplectic 4manifolds with nonnegative signature.
Sümeyra Sakallı*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota
(11205410)

3:30 p.m.
The CraigheroGattazzo surface is simplyconnected.
Julie Rana*, University of Minnesota
Jenia Tevelev, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Giancarlo Urzua, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
(112014285)

4:00 p.m.
Stable commutator length of Dehn twists and the signatures of surface bundles.
Naoyuki Monden*, Osaka ElectroCommunication University
(11205728)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Finance, II
Room 224, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Organizers: Indranil SenGupta, North Dakota State University indranil.sengupta@ndsu.edu

2:00 p.m.
The stochastic solution to a Cauchy problem for degenerate parabolic equations.
Xiaoshan Chen, South China Normal University
YuJui Huang, Dublin City University
Qingshuo Song, City University of Hong Kong
Chao Zhu*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(11206021)

2:30 p.m.
Dynamic risk measures.
Xikui Wang*, University of Manitoba, Canada
You Liang, University of Manitoba, Canada
(11209161)

3:00 p.m.
Portfolio optimization for security investment.
HongMing Yin*, Washington State University
Wendy Skulpakdee, Washington State University
(11203585)

3:30 p.m.
Optimal execution in Hong Kong given a marketonclose benchmark.
Christoph Frei*, University of Alberta
Nicholas Westray, Imperial College London
(11209089)

4:00 p.m.
A Level1 Limit order book with time dependent rates.
Jonathan ChavezCasillas*, University of Calgary
Anatoliy Swishchuk, University of Calgary
(112060182)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Matrix and Operator Theory, II
Room 116, South Engineering Organizers: Shaun Fallat, University of Regina Shaun.fallat@uregina.ca Douglas Farenick, University of Regina

2:00 p.m.
Absolute continuity for commuting row contractions.
Raphael Clouatre*, University of Manitoba
Kenneth R. Davidson, University of Waterloo
(11204775)

2:30 p.m.
Characterizations of ordered selfadjoint operator spaces.
Travis B Russell*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(112047224)

3:00 p.m.
Module actions and isometric representations of Arens product algebras.
Ross Stokke*, University of Winnipeg
(112046278)

3:30 p.m.
A new parameter choice approach for Tikhonov Regularization Method finite dimensional linear inverse problems.
Elaheh Gorgin*, Minot State University, Minot, ND
(112090176)

4:00 p.m.
Uniform local univalence and composition operators on Bloch spaces.
Nina Zorboska*, University of Manitoba
(112046236)

4:30 p.m.
Complex symmetric composition operators on $H^2$.
Sivaram K Narayan*, Central Michigan University
Daniel Sievewright, Central Michigan University
Derek Thompson, Taylor University
(112047130)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic and Extremal Combinatorics, II
Room 214, Minard Hall Organizers: Jonathan Cutler, Montclair State University Jamie Radcliffe, University of NebraskaLincoln jamie.radcliffe@unl.edu

2:00 p.m.
The multicolour Ramsey number of a long odd cycle.
Matthew Jenssen, London School of Economics
Jozef Skokan*, UIUC and London School of Economics
(11200535)

2:30 p.m.
On the edit distance for powers of cycles.
Zhanar Berikkyzy, Iowa State University
Ryan R. Martin*, Iowa State University
Chelsea Peck, Madison, WI
(11200534)

3:00 p.m.
Rainbow copies of $C_4$ in edgecolored hypercubes.
József Balogh, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Michelle Delcourt, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Bernard Lidický, Iowa State University
Cory Palmer*, University of Montana
(112005306)

3:30 p.m.
A random version of the rforkfree theorem.
Kirsten Hogenson*, Iowa State University
Ryan R Martin, Iowa State University
(11200524)

4:00 p.m.
Claw decompositions of random 4regular graphs.
Michelle Delcourt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Luke Postle, University of Waterloo
(112005304)

4:30 p.m.
Tiling directed graphs with tournaments.
Andrzej Czygrinow, Arizona State University
Louis DeBiasio, Miami University
Theodore Molla*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Andrew Treglown, University of Birmingham
(112005227)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Probability and Complex Analysis Inspired by Schramm and Loewner, II
Room 109, Morrill Hall Organizers: Michael Kozdron, University of Regina kozdron@stat.math.uregina.ca

2:00 p.m.
Conformal aggregation with strong feedback.
Alan A. Sola*, University of South Florida
Amanda Turner, Lancaster University
(112060287)

2:30 p.m.
Hölder domains, John domains, and conformal dimension.
Kyle Kinneberg*, Rice University
(11203056)

3:00 p.m.
The topology of continuum random trees.
Huy V Tran*, UCLA
Mario Bonk, UCLA
(112060159)

3:30 p.m.
Loewner deformations driven by the Weierstrass function.
Joan Lind*, University of Tennessee
Jessica Robins, University of Tennessee
(112030312)

4:00 p.m.
Decomposition of SchrammLoewner evolution along its curve.
Dapeng Zhan*, East Lansing
(112060115)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
Special Session on Topological and Smooth Dynamics, II
Room 308, Minard Hall Organizers: Azer Akhmedov, North Dakota State University azer.akhmedov@ndsu.edu Michael Cohen, North Dakota State University

Saturday April 16, 2016, 2:30 p.m.3:40 p.m.
Session on AMS Contributed Paper Session, I
Room 215, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

2:30 p.m.
Edge Nim on trees and its surprising connections to commutative algebra.
Lindsay A Erickson*, Augustana University
Bryce Allen Christopherson, University of Wyoming
(11200565)

2:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Complex $N$Spin bordism and elliptic genera.
M. Naeem Ahmad*, Spartanburg Methodist College
(112055170)

3:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Dynamical sampling.
Sui Tang*, Nashville
(112094292)

3:15 p.m.
Fredholm properties of block Toeplitz Operators on vector valued Fock spaces $(F^{p}_{\alpha})_{N}$.
Aamena Rasim AlQabani*, United Kingdom, Reading, (University of Reading/ Whiteknights, PO Box 220/ Reading , RG6 6AX/ United Kingdom).
Titus Willem Hilberdink, United Kingdom, Reading, (University of Reading/ Whiteknights, PO Box 220/ Reading , RG6 6AX/ United Kingdom).
Jani A. Virtanen, United Kingdom, Reading, (University of Reading/ Whiteknights, PO Box 220/ Reading , RG6 6AX/ United Kingdom).
(11204774)

3:30 p.m.
Fixed point results of block operator matrix and its applications.
Talat Nazir*, Malardalen University, Vasteras, Sweden and COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan
(112047167)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 5:05 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Invited Address
Moduli spaces and gluing.
Room 116, Minard Hall
Jeff A Viaclovsky*, University of Wisconsin
(11205380)

Saturday April 16, 2016, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Poster Session/Reception
All are welcome.
Atrium, Alumni Center
Sunday April 17, 2016

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Room 112, Minard Hall

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Room 112, Minard Hall

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, III
Room 208, Minard Hall Organizers: Kevin Dilks, North Dakota State University kevin.dilks@ndsu.edu Jessica Striker, North Dakota State University

8:00 a.m.
Resonance in orbits of plane partitions.
Kevin Dilks*, North Dakota State University
Oliver Pechenik, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Jessica Striker, North Dakota State University
(112005259)

8:30 a.m.
Unimodality the hard way.
Charles Brittenham, DePaul University
Andrew Carroll, DePaul University
T. Kyle Petersen*, DePaul University
Connor Thomas, DePaul University
(112005102)

9:00 a.m.
Toggle group dynamics of multidimensional posets.
Corey Vorland*, North Dakota State University
(112005289)

9:30 a.m.
Flip graphs of polygonal subdivisions and noncrossing tree partitions.
Thomas A McConville*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Al Garver, University of Minnesota
(112005316)

10:00 a.m.
Noncrossing Tree Partitions and Tiling Algebras.
Alexander Garver*, University of Minnesota
Thomas McConville, MIT
(112016190)

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of Microlocal Analysis: Eigenfunctions and Dispersive PDE, III
Room 201, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Organizers: Hans Christianson, University of North Carolina hans@math.unc.edu Jason Metcalfe, University of North Carolina

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Ideals and Applications, III
Room 230, Minard Hall Organizers: Laura Matusevich, Texas A&M University laura@math.tamu.edu Christopher O'Neill, Texas A&M University coneill@math.tamu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Invariant ideals and the Delta conjecture.
James Haglund, University of Pennsylvania
Jeffrey Remmel, University of California, San Diego
Brendon Rhoades*, University of California, San Diego
Andrew Timothy Wilson, University of Pennsylvania
(112005116)

8:30 a.m.
Symmetric group characters as symmetric functions.
Rosa C Orellana*, Dartmouth College
Mike Zabrocki, York University
(112005246)

9:00 a.m.
A combinatorial approach to the symmetry of $q,t$catalan numbers.
Kyungyong Lee*, University of NebraskaLincoln / KIAS
Li Li, Oakland University
Nicholas A Loehr, Virginia Tech / US Naval Academy
(11200598)

9:30 a.m.
The greedy basis equals the theta basis.
Man Wai Cheung, University of California, San Diego
Mark Gross, University of Cambridge
Greg Muller, University of Michigan
Gregg Musiker*, University of Minnesota
Dylan Rupel, University of Notre Dame
Salvatore Stella, Universita degli studi di Roma La Sapienza
Harold Williams, The University of Texas at Austin
(112013145)

10:00 a.m.
CohenKaplansky domains.
Stefan Bock, Clemson University
Jim Coykendall*, Clemson University
(11201340)

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Ring Theory, III
Room 210, Minard Hall Organizers: Catalin Ciuperca, North Dakota State University catalin.ciuperca@ndsu.edu Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University

8:00 a.m.
Betti tables over short Gorenstein rings.
Luchezar Avramov, University of Nebraska
Courtney Gibbons, Hamilton College
Roger Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(112013117)

8:30 a.m.
Koszul homology and rational Poincaré series.
Amanda Croll, Concordia University
Roger Dellaca, University of California Irvine
Justin Hoffmeier, Northwest Missouri State University
Vivek Mukundan, Purdue University
Denise Rangel Tracy*, Syracuse University
Liana Sega, University of Missouri  Kansas City
Gabriel Sosa, Amherst College
Peder Thompson, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(112013229)

9:00 a.m.
A class of Gorenstein monomial curves.
Hema Srinivasan*, University of Missouri
(112013128)

9:30 a.m.
Cohomology of finite modules over short Gorenstein rings.
Melissa C. Menning*, University of MissouriKansas City
Liana M. Sega, University of MissouriKansas City
(112013119)

10:00 a.m.
Separating sets for actions of tori.
Emilie Dufresne, University of Oxford
Jack Jeffries*, University of Michigan
(11201386)

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Convexity and Harmonic Analysis, III
Room 103, Morrill Hall Organizers: Maria AlfonsecaCubero, North Dakota State University maria.alfonseca@ndsu.edu Dmitry Ryabogin, Kent State University

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Discrete Probability, II
Room 107, Morrill Hall Organizers: Jonathon Peterson, Purdue University peterson@purdue.edu Arnab Sen, University of Minnesota

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMSAAAS Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, III
Room 105, Morrill Hall Organizers: Dogan Comez, North Dakota State University Dogan.Comez@ndsu.edu Mrinal Kanti Roychowdhury, University of Texas Rio Grand Valley

8:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Zero temperature measures at the boundary of rotation sets.
Tamara Kucherenko, The City College of New York
Christian Wolf*, The City College of New York
(112037133)

8:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Asymptotic quantization for condensation systems of infinite selfsimilar mappings.
Tamara Kucherenko*, City University New York  City College
Mrinal Kanti Roychowdhury, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(112037273)

9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A general Alpern tower independent of a given partition.
James T Campbell*, University of Memphis
Randall McCutcheon, University of Memphis
Alistair Windsor, University of Memphis
(112037217)

9:30 a.m.
Limit theorems for random intermittent maps.
Chris Bose*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Victoria
Wael Bahsoun, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Loughborough University
(112037148)

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal Graph Theory, III
Room 212, Minard Hall Organizers: Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver Stephen Hartke, University of Colorado Denver stephen.hartke@ucdenver.edu

8:00 a.m.
Computational complexity of Hamiltonian $\ell$cycles.
Jessica C De Silva*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(112005247)

8:30 a.m.
Space bounds for resolution in random $(2+p)$SAT.
Patrick Bennett*, Western Michigan University
Mike Molloy, University of Toronto
(112005296)

9:00 a.m.
On the tree packing conjecture.
József Balogh, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Cory Palmer*, University of Montana
(112005305)

9:30 a.m.
Coloring, sparseness, and girth via augmented trees.
Noga Alon, Tel Aviv University
Alexandr Kostochka, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Benjamin Reiniger*, Ryerson University
Douglas West, Zhejiang Normal University
Xuding Zhu, Zhejiang Normal University
(112005138)

10:00 a.m.
Combinatorics of raysensor networks.
Kirk Boyer, University of Denver
Paul Horn*, University of Denver
Mario Lopez, University of Denver
(112005317)

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Frames, Harmonic Analysis, and Operator Theory, III
Room 120, South Engineering Organizers: Gabriel Picioroaga, University of South Dakota Eric Weber, Iowa State University esweber@iastate.edu

8:00 a.m.
On the boundedness of the bilinear Hilbert transform on modulation spaces.
S. Molahajloo, Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences(IASBS)
Kasso Okoudjou*, University of Maryland
G. Pfander, Jacobs University
(11204794)

8:30 a.m.
Tiling and spectral sets in $\Bbb Z_p \times \Bbb Z_p$.
Azita Mayeli*, City University of New York, The Graduate Center and Queensborough
(112042266)

9:00 a.m.
Bridging frame erasures.
David R Larson, Texas A&M University
Sam L Scholze*, Texas A&M University
(112042205)

9:30 a.m.
On the spectral theory of operator polynomials with coefficients in a Banach algebra.
Ilya A Krishtal*, Northern Illinois University
(112047105)

10:00 a.m.
Lipschitz properties for deep networks.
Radu Balan, University of Maryland
Dongmian Zou*, UMD
(112041268)

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets and Gabor Systems, III
Room 208, South Engineering Organizers: Yeonhyang Kim, Central Michigan University kim4y@cmich.edu Sivaram K. Narayan, Central Michigan University

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Special Session on Low Dimensional and Symplectic Topology, III
Room 306, Minard Hall Organizers: Anar Akhmedov, University of Minnesota Josef G. Dorfmeister, North Dakota State University josef.dorfmeister@ndsu.edu

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Finance, III
Room 224, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Organizers: Indranil SenGupta, North Dakota State University indranil.sengupta@ndsu.edu

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Matrix and Operator Theory, III
Room 116, South Engineering Organizers: Shaun Fallat, University of Regina Shaun.fallat@uregina.ca Douglas Farenick, University of Regina

8:00 a.m.
Refined inertias for zerononzero patterns.
Adam H Berliner*, St. Olaf College
Dale Olesky, University of Victoria
Pauline van den Driessche, University of Victoria
(112015149)

8:30 a.m.
Zero forcing propagation time on oriented graphs.
Adam Berliner, St. Olaf College
Chassidy Bozeman, Iowa State University
Steve Butler, Iowa State University
Minerva Catral, Xavier University
Leslie Hogben, Iowa State University
Brenda K Kroschel*, University of St. Thomas
Jephian ChinHung Lin, Iowa State University
Nathan Warnberg, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
Michael Young, Iowa State University
(112005311)

9:00 a.m.
A Linear Algebraic Approach to LIGHTS OUT! on $G \square P_t$.
Travis Peters, Iowa State University
Michael Young*, Iowa State University
(112015267)

9:30 a.m.
Combinatorial structures that preclude SAP.
Colin M Garnett*, Black Hills State University
(11201571)

10:00 a.m.
Using a new zero forcing process to guarantee the Strong Arnold Property.
Jephian C.H. Lin*, Iowa State University
(112015129)

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic and Extremal Combinatorics, III
Room 214, Minard Hall Organizers: Jonathan Cutler, Montclair State University Jamie Radcliffe, University of NebraskaLincoln jamie.radcliffe@unl.edu

8:00 a.m.
Extremal $H$colorings of graphs with fixed minimum degree.
John Engbers*, Marquette University
(11200596)

8:30 a.m.
Extremal regular graphs.
Péter Csikvári*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(11200593)

9:00 a.m.
Longrange influence in colorings of the cube.
David Galvin*, University of Notre Dame
(11200577)

9:30 a.m.
On Reed's conjecture.
Luke J Postle*, University of Waterloo
(112005215)

10:00 a.m.
The Combinatorics of RNA.
Beth Bjorkman, Iowa State University
Garner Cochran, University of South Carolina
Wei Gao, Georgia State University
Lauren Keough*, Davidson College
Rachel Kirsch, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Mitch Phillipson, SUNY Oswego
Danny Rorabaugh, Queen's University
Heather Smith, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jennifer Wise, University of Illinois
(112005228)

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamics, Inverse Semigroups, and Operator Algebras, III
Room 118, South Engineering Organizers: Benton Duncan, North Dakota State University benton.duncan@ndsu.edu David Pitts, University of NebraskaLincoln

8:30 a.m.
A survey of exotic crossed products.
S Kaliszewski*, Arizona State University
Magnus B Landstad, Norges TekniskNaturvitenskapelige Universitet
John Quigg, Arizona State University
(11204662)

9:00 a.m.
A stabilization theorem for Fell bundles over groupoids and applications.
Marius V Ionescu*, United States Naval Academy
Alex Kumjian, University of Nevada, Reno
Aidan Sims, University of Wollongon
Dana P Williams, Dartmouth College
(112046279)

9:30 a.m.
Amenability and uniqueness for groupoids associated with inverse semigroups.
Scott M LaLonde, The University of Texas at Tyler
David Milan*, The University of Texas at Tyler
(11204737)

10:00 a.m.
A class of commutative operator algebras.
Justin R. Peters*, Iowa State University
Preechaya Sanyatit, Iowa State University
(11204783)

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Integrable Dynamical Systems and Special Functions, III
Room 302, Minard Hall Organizers: Oksana Bihun, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs obihun@uccs.edu

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions with Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 310, Minard Hall Organizers: Julie Rana, University of Minnesota Kaisa Taipale, University of Minnesota taipale@umn.edu

Sunday April 17, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:15 a.m.
Special Session on Topological and Smooth Dynamics, III
Room 308, Minard Hall Organizers: Azer Akhmedov, North Dakota State University azer.akhmedov@ndsu.edu Michael Cohen, North Dakota State University

Sunday April 17, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Its Interactions with Combinatorics and Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 220, Minard Hall Organizers: Susan Cooper, North Dakota State University Adam Van Tuyl, McMaster University vantuyl@math.mcmaster.ca

Sunday April 17, 2016, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Probability and Complex Analysis Inspired by Schramm and Loewner, III
Room 109, Morrill Hall Organizers: Michael Kozdron, University of Regina kozdron@stat.math.uregina.ca

Sunday April 17, 2016, 10:35 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Invited Address
Decompositions of binomial ideals.
Room 116, Minard Hall
Laura Felicia Matusevich*, Texas A&M University
(112005114)

Sunday April 17, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, IV
Room 208, Minard Hall Organizers: Kevin Dilks, North Dakota State University kevin.dilks@ndsu.edu Jessica Striker, North Dakota State University

1:00 p.m.
Crystals, rigged configurations, and the star involution.
Travis Scrimshaw*, University of Minnesota
Ben Salisbury, Central Michigan University
(112005106)

1:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Rigged configurations and cylindric loop Schur functions.
Pavlo Pylyavskyy*, University of Minnesota
Thomas Lam, University of Michigan
Reiho Sakamoto, Tokyo University of Science
(112005282)

2:00 p.m.
Matrix ball construction for affine RobinsonSchensted correspondence.
Michael S Chmutov*, University of Minnesota
Pavlo Pylyavskyy, University of Minnesota
Elena Yudovina, St. Paul, MN
(112005271)

2:30 p.m.
Semistandard Young tableaux polytopes.
Sara L Solhjem*, North Dakota State University
Jessica Striker, North Dakota State University
(112005209)

Sunday April 17, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Ideals and Applications, IV
Room 230, Minard Hall Organizers: Laura Matusevich, Texas A&M University laura@math.tamu.edu Christopher O'Neill, Texas A&M University coneill@math.tamu.edu

Sunday April 17, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Convexity and Harmonic Analysis, IV
Room 103, Morrill Hall Organizers: Maria AlfonsecaCubero, North Dakota State University maria.alfonseca@ndsu.edu Dmitry Ryabogin, Kent State University

Sunday April 17, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Discrete Probability, III
Room 107, Morrill Hall Organizers: Jonathon Peterson, Purdue University peterson@purdue.edu Arnab Sen, University of Minnesota

Sunday April 17, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
AMSAAAS Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 105, Morrill Hall Organizers: Dogan Comez, North Dakota State University Dogan.Comez@ndsu.edu Mrinal Kanti Roychowdhury, University of Texas Rio Grand Valley

Sunday April 17, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Frames, Harmonic Analysis, and Operator Theory, IV
Room 120, South Engineering Organizers: Gabriel Picioroaga, University of South Dakota Eric Weber, Iowa State University esweber@iastate.edu

Sunday April 17, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Frames, Wavelets and Gabor Systems, III
Room 208, South Engineering Organizers: Yeonhyang Kim, Central Michigan University kim4y@cmich.edu Sivaram K. Narayan, Central Michigan University

1:00 p.m.
A classification of irreducible admissible groups in dimension three.
Bradley Currey, Saint Louis University
Hartmut Fuhr, RWTH Aachen
Vignon Oussa*, Bridgewater State University
(11202216)

1:30 p.m.
Sampling and interpolation on certain nilpotent lie groups.
Azita Mayeli*, City University of New York, The Graduate Center and Queensborough
Bradley Currey, St. Louis University
Vignon Oussa, Bridgewater State University
(112042222)

2:00 p.m.
Frames and Bessel systems generated by the iterative actions of normal operators.
Armenak Petrosyan*, Vanderbilt University
Akram Aldroubi, Vanderbilt University
(11204653)

2:30 p.m.
Spatially distributed sampling and reconstruction.
Cheng Cheng*, University of Central Florida
(11200032)

Sunday April 17, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Integrable Dynamical Systems and Special Functions, IV
Room 302, Minard Hall Organizers: Oksana Bihun, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs obihun@uccs.edu

Sunday April 17, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions with Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 310, Minard Hall Organizers: Julie Rana, University of Minnesota Kaisa Taipale, University of Minnesota taipale@umn.edu

Sunday April 17, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Matrix and Operator Theory, IV
Room 116, South Engineering Organizers: Shaun Fallat, University of Regina Shaun.fallat@uregina.ca Douglas Farenick, University of Regina

1:00 p.m.
Isometries of the Toeplitz Matrix Algebra.
Douglas Farenick, University of Regina
Mitja Mastnak, Saint Mary's University
Alexey Popov*, University of Lethbridge
(112047211)

1:30 p.m.
Some matrix theory questions arising from quantum coherence.
Jianxin Chen, University of Maryland
Nathaniel Johnston, Mount Allison University
ChiKwong Li, College of William and Mary
Sarah Plosker*, Brandon University
(11201567)

2:00 p.m.
Fidelity preservation in $C^{*}$ algebras.
Douglas Farenick, Universit of Regina, Regina, saskatchewan,Canada
Samuel Jaques, Universit of Regina, Regina, saskatchewan,Canada
Mizanur Rahaman*, Universit of Regina, Regina, saskatchewan,Canada
(11204763)

2:30 p.m.
Amalgamated universal free products of finite dimensional $C^*$algebras.
Benton L Duncan*, North Dakota State University
(11204650)

Sunday April 17, 2016, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topological and Smooth Dynamics, IV
Room 308, Minard Hall Organizers: Azer Akhmedov, North Dakota State University azer.akhmedov@ndsu.edu Michael Cohen, North Dakota State University
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