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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
Inquiries: meet@ams.org

