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Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting
University of Georgia, Athens, GA
March 56, 2016 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1117
Associate secretaries:
Brian D. Boe, AMS brian@math.uga.edu
Saturday March 5, 2016

Saturday March 5, 2016, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
2nd Floor, Miller Learning Center

Saturday March 5, 2016, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
2nd Floor, Miller Learning Center

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Active Learning in Undergraduate Mathematics, I
Room 506, Journalism Building Organizers: Darryl Chamberlain,Jr, Georgia State University Aubrey Kemp, Georgia State University Leslie Meadows, Georgia State University Harrison Stalvey, Georgia State University Draga Vidakovic, Georgia State University dvidakovic@gsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Providing Students Experiences to Model Novel Situations.
Natalie L.F. Hobson*, University of Georgia
Kevin C. Moore, University of Georgia
Irma E. Stevens, University of Georgia
Biyao Liang, University of Georgia
Kathryn D. Mauldin, University of Georgia
(111797306)

9:00 a.m.
Improving Pedagogy with Modules in Calculus I.
Langley M Payton*, Florida Polytechnic Universitiy
Thanos Gentimis, Florida Polytechnic University
(111797152)

9:30 a.m.
Florida Poly Primers: Calculus.
Jennifer Kindle*, Florida Polytechnic University
Thanos Gentimis, Florida Polytechnic University
(111797151)

10:00 a.m.
BioCalculus  A Flipped Classroom that is Reflective.
Rebecca L. Rizzo*, Georgia State University  Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics
(111797142)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, I
Room 367, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College Sam.Nelson@cmc.edu Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of South Florida

8:00 a.m.
Geometric interpretations of distributive structure homology.
Seung Yeop Yang*, The George Washington University
Józef H. Przytycki, The George Washington University
(111755184)

8:30 a.m.
Strict unimodality of $q$polynomials of rooted trees.
Zhiyun Cheng, Beijing Normal University and The George Washington University
Sujoy Mukherjee, The George Washington University
Jozef H. Przytycki, The George Washington University and University of Gdańsk
Xiao Wang*, The George Washington University
Seung Yeop Yang, The George Washington University
(111757287)

9:00 a.m.
Associative Shelves.
Alissa S. Crans, Loyola Marymount University
Sujoy Mukherjee*, The George Washington University
Jozef H. Przytycki, The George Washington University
(111757266)

9:30 a.m.
Applications of chord index in virtual knot theory.
Zhiyun Cheng*, Beijing Normal University and The George Washington University
(111757281)

10:00 a.m.
Applying Lipson's state models to marked graph diagrams of surfacelinks.
Yewon Joung*, Michigan State University
Seiichi Kamada, Osaka City University
Sang Youl Lee, Pusan National University
(111757309)

10:30 a.m.
The DoldKan Theorem and the Homotopy Theory of Khovanov Homology.
Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Christopher Gomes, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111757136)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Mathematical Physics: Lie Algebras, Vertex Algebras, Quantum Algebras, I
Room 213, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Iana I. Anguelova, College of Charleston anguelovai@cofc.edu Bojko Bakalov, North Carolina State University

8:00 a.m.
Free field realizations of the threepoint algebra.
E. G. Jurisich*, The College of Charleston
B. L. Cox, The College of Charleston
(111717403)

8:30 a.m.
Decomposition of the rank 3 hyperbolic KacMoody algebra $\mathcal F$ with respect to a rank 2 hyperbolic subalgebra $Fib$.
Alex J Feingold*, Binghamton University, State University of New York
Diego A Penta, Binghamton University, State University of New York
(111717146)

9:00 a.m.
Graded Lie Algebras and Kantor Pairs.
Oleg N Smirnov*, College of Charleston
(111717390)

9:30 a.m.
Orbifolds of lattice vertex algebras under an isometry of order two: irreducible modules, quantum dimensions, and fusion rules.
Jason R Elsinger*, Spring Hill College
(111706188)

10:00 a.m.
Twisted Logarithmic Modules of the Symplectic Fermions.
McKay Sullivan*, North Carolina State University
(111700365)

10:30 a.m.
On the Universal Central Extension of Certain KricheverNovikov Algebras.
Ben L. Cox*, The University of Charleston
Kaiming Zhao, WilfredLaurier University and Hebei Normal (Teachers) University
(111717481)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Combinatorial Methods in Mathematical Biology, I
Room 511, Journalism Building Organizers: Elena Dimitrova, Clemson University edimit@clemson.edu Svetlana Poznanovic, Clemson University

8:00 a.m.
Statisticallyconsistent kmer methods for phylogenetic tree reconstruction.
Elizabeth Allman, University of Alaska
John Rhodes, University of Alaska
Seth Sullivant*, North Carolina State University
(11179259)

8:30 a.m.
Convex hulls in tree space.
Megan Owen*, City University of New York, Lehman College
Anna Lubiw, University of Waterloo
Daniela Maftuleac, University of Waterloo
(111752479)

9:00 a.m.
Convex neural codes.
Carina Curto*, The Pennsylvania State University
(111792514)

9:30 a.m.
Geometrization, Stratification and Convexification for Atlasing Molecular Assembly Configuration Spaces.
Meera Sitharam*, University of Florida
(111792343)

10:00 a.m.
Convexity in Tree Spaces.
Bo Lin, University of California, Berkeley
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley
XIaoxian Tang, University of Bremen
Ruriko Yoshida*, University of Kentucky
(111705261)

10:30 a.m.
Growth Dynamics for Pomacea maculata.
Lihong Zhao*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Karyn L. Sutton, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jacoby Carter, USGS National Wetlands Research Center
(11179213)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Algebra, I
Room 268, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Huy Tai Ha, Tulane University KueiNan Lin, Penn State Greater Allegheny Augustine O'Keefe, Connecticut College aokeefe@conncoll.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Symbolic Polyhedron and Waldschmidt Constant.
Susan Marie Cooper*, North Dakota State University
(111713162)

8:30 a.m.
The Waldschmidt constant for squarefree monomial ideals.
Alexandra Seceleanu*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(11171364)

9:00 a.m.
An Optimal Upper Bound on the Regularity of Powers of Edge Ideals.
Selvi Beyarslan*, Tulane University
Ali Alilooee, Western Illinois University
Arindam Banerjee, Purdue Univesirty
Huy Tai Ha, Tulane University
(111705499)

9:30 a.m.
A Tight Bound on the Projective Dimension of Four Quadrics.
Craig Huneke, University of Virginia
Paolo Mantero, University of Arkansas
Jason McCullough*, Rider University
Alexandra Seceleanu, University of Nebraska
(111713297)

10:00 a.m.
Bounds on the regularity of toric ideals of graphs.
Jennifer Biermann*, Mount Holyoke College
Augustine O'Keefe, Connecticut College
Adam Van Tuyl, McMaster University
(111713504)

10:30 a.m.
$G$parking function ideals, lattice points, and free resolutions.
Anton Dochtermann*, University of Texas at Austin
(111705527)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 267, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Jon F. Carlson, University of Georgia jfc@math.uga.edu Andrew Kustin, University of South Carolina

8:00 a.m.
Poincaré series of local rings.
Liana M Şega*, University of Missouri Kansas City
(111713459)

8:30 a.m.
A generalized Dade's Lemma for local rings.
Petter Andreas Bergh, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
David A. Jorgensen*, University of Texas at Arlington
(111713407)

9:00 a.m.
DG Homological Algebra And Vanishing Of (Co)homology Over Local Rings.
Saeed Nasseh*, Georgia Southern University
(111713131)

9:30 a.m.
ANother Proof of Braun's Theorem.
Janet Striuli*, Fairfield University
(111713447)

10:00 a.m.
On a conjecture by G. V. Chudnovsky.
Louiza Fouli, New Mexico State University
Paolo Mantero*, University of Arkansas
Yu Xie, Pennsylvania State University at Altoona
(111713203)

10:30 a.m.
Some Properties of Intersection Algebras.
Sandra Spiroff*, University of Mississippi
Florian Enescu, Georgia State University
(111713321)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Experimental Mathematics, I
Room 247, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Frank Garvan, University of Florida fgarvan@ufl.edu Andrew Sills, Georgia Southern University

8:00 a.m.
Experimental Mathematics: the journal and the institute.
Sergei Tabachnikov*, Penn State University
(111700175)

8:30 a.m.
Polyhedral Gauss sums, and polytopes with symmetry.
Romanos Diogenes Malikiosis, Technische Universitat Berlin, Institut fur Mathematik
Sinai Robins*, ICERM, and Brown University
Yichi Zhang, NTU
(111752154)

9:00 a.m.
Extending the ChenHouZeilberger method for automatic discovery of Congruence Theorems for Combinatorial Sequences from Single Sums to Multiple Sums.
M Apagodu*, Virginia Commonwealth University
D Zeilberger, Rutgers University
(11171156)

9:30 a.m.
WellBehaved Solutions to HofstadterLike Recurrences.
Nathan Fox*, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
(11170557)

10:00 a.m.
Recurrences for integrals of special functions.
Karen T. Kohl*, Department of Mathematics, University of Southern Mississippi
(111733535)

10:30 a.m.
Automorphism Groups of Hyperbolic Lattices.
Michael H. Mertens*, Emory University
(111711144)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, I
Room 502, Journalism Building Organizers: Irina Holmes, Georgia Institute of Technology irina.holmes@math.gatech.edu Brett D. Wick, Washington University

8:00 a.m.
Determinacy problem for measures.
Mishko Mitkovski*, Clemson University
(111742237)

8:30 a.m.
A few remarks on approximation and density.
Shahaf Nitzan*, Georgia Tech
(111742153)

9:00 a.m.
Boundedness of paraproducts, commutators, and H$^1$BMO duality in the two matrix weighted setting.
Joshua B Isralowitz*, University at Albany
(111742341)

9:30 a.m.
Operators on Matrix Weighted $L^2$ Spaces.
Kelly Bickel*, Bucknell University
Stefanie Petermichl, Universite Paul Sabatier, Toulouse
Brett Wick, Washington University in St. Louis
(111747349)

10:00 a.m.
The $A_2$ conjecture in vectorvalued function spaces.
Amalia Culiuc*, Brown University
(111732410)

10:30 a.m.
Banachvalued $T(1)$ theorems.
Francesco Di Plinio, Brown University
Yumeng Ou*, Brown University
(111742253)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Algebraic and Tropical Geometry, I
Room 247, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Matthew Ballard, University of South Carolina Noah Giansiracusa, University of Georgia noahgian@uga.edu Jesse Kass, University of South Carolina

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Invariant Measures of Dynamical Systems, I
Room 510, Journalism Building Organizers: Miaohua Jiang, Wake Forest University Chris Johnson, Wake Forest University Martin Schmoll, Clemson University schmoll@clemson.edu

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Lie Theory, Representation Theory, and Geometry, I
Room 214, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Shrawan Kumar, University of North Carolina Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia nakano@math.uga.edu Paul Sobaje, University of Georgia

8:00 a.m.
Modules of covariants and category $\mathcal{O}$.
Jordan Alexander, Texas A&M University  Corpus Christi
Markus Hunziker*, Baylor University
(111717513)

8:30 a.m.
Isomorphisms of MarsSpringer varieties for $GL_p \times GL_q$ and interval pattern avoidance.
Alexander Woo, University of Idaho
Benjamin Wyser*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111714544)

9:00 a.m.
Parametrization of bases and saturation problems.
Jiuzu Hong*, UNC,Chapel Hill
(111720357)

9:30 a.m.
The GelfandZeitlin integrable system for the orthogonal Lie algebra.
Sam Evens*, University of Notre Dame
(111722294)

10:00 a.m.
Generalized Kostant Polynomials.
Martha Precup*, Northwestern University
Edward Richmond, Oklahoma State University
(111714371)

10:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On the Characteristic Cycle of HarishChandra modules.
Leticia I Barchini*, Oklahoma State University
(111722374)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Lowdimensional Topology and Geometry, I
Room 350, Miller Learning Center Organizers: David Gay, University of Georgia dgay@uga.edu Gordana Matic, University of Georgia

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics and Music, I
Room 503, Journalism Building Organizers: Mariana Montiel, Georgia State University mmontiel@gsu.edu Robert Peck, Louisiana State University

8:00 a.m.
The harmonious opposition of maximal displacement and voiceleading parsimony.
Richard James Plotkin*, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
(111700209)

8:30 a.m.
Varieties and Frequencies of Partitioned Factors in Sturmian Words.
Norman A. Carey*, The Graduate CenterCUNY
David L. Clampitt, The Ohio State University
(11170577)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematical Models for Voice Leading: Dealing with Doubling.
James R. Hughes*, Elizabethtown College
(111757307)

9:30 a.m.
The Pedagogy of BeatClass Theory Modulo Small.
Richard Cohn*, Yale University
(111797318)

10:00 a.m.
An Introduction to G, S, and LCanons.
Jeremy Kastine*, Isothermal Community College
(111700116)

10:30 a.m.
Aperiodic Canons, Hemiolas, and Tilings.
Clifton Callender*, Florida State University
(111700539)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Moduli Spaces and Vector Bundles, I
Room 277, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Patricio Gallardo, University of Georgia Anna Kazanova, University of Georgia kazanova@uga.edu

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on New Developments in Discrete and Intuitive Geometry (Dedicated to the 75th birthday of Wlodzimierz Kuperberg), I
Room 207, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Andras Bezdek, Auburn University bezdean@mail.auburn.edu Oleg Musin, University of Texas at Brownsville Gabor Fejes Toth, Renyi Institute of Mathematics, Hungary

8:00 a.m.
Packings of equal disks in a square torus, I.
Robert Connelly*, Cornell University
Matthew Funkhouser, Cornell University
Vivian Kuperberg, Cornell University
Evan Solomonides, Cornell University
(111752185)

8:30 a.m.
Packings of equal disks in a square torus, II.
Robert Connelly, Cornell University
Matthew Funkhouser, Cornell University
Vivian Kuperberg*, Cornell University
Evan Solomonides, Cornell University
(111752186)

9:00 a.m.
Separation in Polytopes.
T. Bisztriczky*, U. of Calgary and York University
(111752220)

9:30 a.m.
Enumeration of fivedimensional DirichletVoronoi parallelohedra.
Mathieu Dutour Sikirić, Ruđer Bošković Institute
Alexey Garber*, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Achill Schürmann, Rostock University
Clara Waldmann, TU Munich
(111705401)

10:00 a.m.
Hyperbolic geometry of positive definite matrices associated with geometric mean.
TinYau Tam*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University
(111752155)

10:30 a.m.
Alternating sums of polygons in planar point sets.
Deborah Oliveros*, Instituto de Matemáticas, UNAM
Clemens Huemer, Universidad Poltècnica de Catalunya
Pablo PérezLantero, Universidad de Valparaíso
Birgit Vogtenhuber, Graz University of Technology
(111752229)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic and Analytic Tools in Convexity, I
Room 153, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Joseph Fu, University of Georgia Galyna Livshyts, Georgia Institute of Technology glivshyt@kent.edu Elisabeth Werner, Case Western Reserve University

8:00 a.m.
The centroid body: algorithms and statistical estimation for heavytailed distributions.
Joseph Anderson, The Ohio State University
Navin Goyal, Microsoft Research Bangalore
Anupama Nandi, The Ohio State University
Luis Rademacher*, The Ohio State University
(111752421)

8:30 a.m.
Randomized isoperimetric inequalities.
Peter Pivovarov*, University of Missouri
G. Paouris, Texas A&M University
(111752360)

9:00 a.m.
Remarks on the dependence on $\varepsilon$ in Dvoretzky's theorem.
Petros Valettas*, University of Missouri, Mathematics Department, Columbia, MO 65211
Grigoris Pouris, Texas A&M University, Department of Mathematics, College Station, TX, 77843
Joel Zinn, Texas A&M University, Department of Mathematics, College Station, TX, 77843
(111752338)

9:30 a.m.
On the thinshell conjecture for the Schatten classes.
BeatriceHelen Vritsiou*, University of Michigan
Jordan Radke, Princeton University
(111746269)

10:00 a.m.
On the monotonicity of Minkowski sums towards convexity.
Arnaud Marsiglietti*, IMA, University of Minnesota
(11175232)

10:30 a.m.
Deterministic couplings of Brownian motions on the boundary of convex sets.
Ionel Popescu*, Geogia Institute of Technoligy
Mihai Pascu, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania
(111760348)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Sharp Estimates and Bellman Functions in Harmonic Analysis, I
Room 501, Journalism Building Organizers: Kabe Moen, University of Alabama Leonid Slavin, University of Cincinnati leonid.slavin@uc.edu Alex Stokolos, Georgia Southern University

8:00 a.m.
Solyanik Estimates in Harmonic Analysis.
Paul Hagelstein*, Baylor University
(111742111)

8:30 a.m.
Maximal discrete polarization on manifolds.
Sergiy Borodachov, Department of Mathematics, Towson University
Doug Hardin, Department of Mathematics and Center for Constructive Approximation, Vanderbilt University
Alexander Reznikov*, Department of Mathematics and Center for Constructive Approximation, Vanderbilt University
Edward B Saff, Department of Mathematics and Center for Constructive Approximation, Vanderbilt University
(11173199)

9:00 a.m.
Anisotropic Ornstein noninequalities.
Dmitriy M Stolyarov*, Michigan State University
(111726178)

9:30 a.m.
Matrix Weights, LittlewoodPaley Inequalities and the Riesz Transform.
Nicholas Boros*, Olivet Nazarene University
(111742215)

10:00 a.m.
Two weight inequalities for dyadic operators.
Maria Cristina Pereyra*, University of New Mexico
Oleksandra Beznosova, University of Alabama
Jean Carlo Moraes, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Daewon Chung, Keimyung University, Daegu, Korea
(111747181)

10:30 a.m.
Weighted T(1) theorem and two weight inequalities for perfect dyadic operators.
Oleksandra V Beznosova*, University of Alabama
(111742356)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Symplectic and Contact Geometry, I
Room 348, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Yi Lin, Georgia Southern University Stefan Müller, Georgia Southern University Michael Usher, University of Georgia François Ziegler, Georgia Southern University fziegler@georgiasouthern.edu

8:00 a.m.
Noncommutative Poisson structures on CalabiYau algebras.
Alimjon Eshmatov*, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University
Xiaojun Chen, Department of Mathematics, Sichuan University
Farkhod Eshmatov, Department of Mathematics, Sichuan University
Song Yang, Department of Mathematics, Sichuan University
(111716529)

8:30 a.m.
Infinite staircases in symplectic embedding problems.
Dan CristofaroGardiner, Harvard University
Tara Holm, Cornell University
Alessia Mandini, PUCRio
Ana Rita Pires*, Fordham University
(111753317)

9:00 a.m.
Classical and quantum monodromy via actionangle variables.
Mark D. Hamilton*, Mount Allison University
(111753509)

9:30 a.m.
Positive formulas for Schubert calculus and generalizations in the symplectic category.
Rebecca Goldin*, George Mason University
(111751521)

10:00 a.m.
On the morphisms between lHGW and GW for symplectic reductions.
Rui Wang*, University of California, Irvine
(111753198)

10:30 a.m.
Circle actions on symplectic fourmanifolds.
Tara S Holm*, Cornell University
Liat Kessler, University of Haifa at Oranim
(111753193)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Combinatorics of Symmetric Functions, I
Room 253, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Sarah K. Mason, Wake Forest University Elizabeth Niese, Marshall University niese@marshall.edu

8:00 a.m.
Chromatic quasisymmetric functions and regular semisimple Hessenberg varieties, Part I.
John Shareshian, Washington University
Michelle Wachs*, University of Miami
(111705524)

8:30 a.m.
Chromatic quasisymmetric functions and regular semisimple Hessenberg varieties, Part 2.
John Shareshian*, Washington University
Michelle Wachs, University of Miami
(111705501)

9:00 a.m.
A Chromatic Symmetric Function for Signed Graphs.
Eric S Egge*, Carleton College
(111705409)

9:30 a.m.
A Symmetric function from a Sandpile model.
Angela S. Hicks*, Stanford University
(111705536)

10:00 a.m.
The Combinatorics of the Waldspurger Decomposition.
James B McKeown*, University of Miami
(111705300)

10:30 a.m.
Statistics on ordered set partitions.
Jim Haglund, University of Pennsylvania
Jeff Remmel, University of California, San Diego
Brendon Rhoades, University of California, San Diego
Andy Wilson*, University of Pennsylvania
(111705239)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Theory and Applications of Graphs, I
Room 250, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Colton Magnant, Georgia Southern University Hua Wang, Georgia Southern University hwang@georgiasouthern.edu

8:00 a.m.
Plane Binary Trees and Superpatterns for Layered Permutations.
Daniel Alonzo Gray*, Georgia Southern University
(111705372)

8:30 a.m.
The Single CutorJoin Model for Genome Rearrangement.
Heather C Smith*, Georgia Institute of Technology
István Miklós, Rényi Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
(111705174)

9:00 a.m.
Cayley graphs of permutations and the cycle structure of the product of maximal cycles.
Miklos Bona*, University of Florida
Boris G Pittel, The Ohio State University
(111705301)

9:30 a.m.
On the number of nonisomorphic subtrees of a tree.
Eva Czabarka, University of South Carolina
Laszlo A. Szekely*, University of South Carolina
Stephan Wagner, Stellenbosch University
(11170549)

10:00 a.m.
Paths vs. trees in the local profile of trees.
Eva Ćzabarka*, University of South Carolina
László A Székely, University of South Carolina
Stephan Wagner, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
(111705285)

10:30 a.m.
Wiener index and average eccentricity of the strong product of graphs.
Peter Dankelmann*, University of Johannesburg
Rocio M. Casablanca, University of Seville
(111705323)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Graph Theory, I
Room 251, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Guantao Chen, Georgia State University Songling Shan, Vanderbilt University songling.shan@vanderbilt.edu

8:00 a.m.
Forbidden subgraphs and 2factors in graphs.
Akira Saito*, Department of Information Science, Nihon University
R.E.L. Aldred, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Otago University, New Zealand
Jun Fujisawa, Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University, Japan
(111705236)

8:30 a.m.
A note on chromatic number and induced odd cycles.
Baogang Xu, Nanjing Normal University, China
Gexin Yu, The College of William and Mary
Xiaoya Zha*, Middle Tennessee State University
(111705258)

9:00 a.m.
Separating path systems.
Victor FalgasRavry*, Vanderbilt University
Teeradej Kittipassorn, The University of Memphis
Dániel Korándi, ETH Zürich
Shoham Letzter, ETH Zürich
Bhargav P. Narayanan, University of Cambridge
(11170546)

9:30 a.m.
The Path Cover Number of $k$regular graphs with $k\le6$.
Zixia Song*, University of Central Florida
Lyall Reid, University of Central Florida
(11170594)

10:00 a.m.
Vizing's 2factor Conjecture Involving Large Maximum Degree (for consideration).
Guantao Chen, Georgia State University
Songling Shan*, Vanderbilt University
(111705320)

10:30 a.m.
The Smith and critical groups of the $n \times n$ Rook's graph and its complement.
Joshua E Ducey*, James Madison University
Jonathan Gerhard, James Madison University
Noah Watson, James Madison University
(111705379)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:15 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, I
Room 205, Miller Learning Center

8:15 a.m.
Coverings of Profinite Graphs.
Amrita Acharyya, University of Toledo
Jon M Corson, University of Alabama
Bikash C Das*, University of North Georgia
(11170015)

8:30 a.m.
The Power Tower and the Digital Root.
WeiKai Lai*, University of South Carolina Salkehatchie
Christian Kalacanic, Clemson University
(111700388)

8:45 a.m.
Spatial Regularization for Neural Network and Application in Alzheimer's Disease Classification.
Xin Yang*, Computational Science Program, Middle Tennessee State University
Qiang Wu, Computational Science Program, Middle Tennessee State University
Don Hong, Mathematics, Middle Tennessee State University
(111700519)

9:00 a.m.
${\cal{F}}$WORM Coloring Of Some 2trees: Partition Vectors.
Julian D Allagan*, UNIVERSITY OF NORTH GEORGIA
(111705107)

9:15 a.m.
The ratio of independent domination number and domination number in bipartite graphs.
Shaohui Wang*, University of Mississippi
Bing Wei, University of Mississippi
(111705164)

9:30 a.m.
Pattern Containment in Various Words.
Matthew R Just*, Georgia Southern University
(111705433)

9:45 a.m.
Functions on adjacent vertex degrees of trees and majorization.
Rachel Bass*, Georgia Southern University
(111705493)

10:00 a.m.
On Completeness of the Table of Belyi maps with Five Exceptional Points.
Vijay Jung Kunwar*, Albany State University
Mark van Hoeij, Florida State University
(111705542)

10:15 a.m.
On factoring an operator using elements of its kernel.
Alex Kasman*, College of Charleston
(111747466)

10:30 a.m.
A Partition Function Connected With the GöllnitzGordon Identities.
Nicolas Allen Smoot*, Georgia Southern University
(111711487)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology: Dynamic Models, Structural Analysis, and Computational Methods, I
Room 515, Journalism Building Organizers: Christine Heitsch, Georgia Institute of Technology ChiJen Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology cwang463@math.gatech.edu Haomin Zhou, Georgia Institute of Technology

8:30 a.m.
Dynamics of DNA supercoiling, knotting, and compaction.
David Swigon*, Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh
Sookkyung Lim, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Cincinnati
(111774156)

9:00 a.m.
Computational Tools for the Analysis of DNA Methylation Data.
Ronald D Hagan*, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Michael A Langston, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
(111792121)

9:30 a.m.
RNA Folding: From Statistical Mechanics to Therapeutic Applications.
ShiJie Chen*, Department of Physics, Department of Biochemistry, MU Informatics Institute, University of MissouriColumbia
(111792147)

10:00 a.m.
Helix dependent variable improves the thermodynamic prediction accuracy of RNA secondary structure. (preliminary).
ChiJen Wang*, Georgia Institute of Technology
HaoMin Zhou, Georgia Institute of Technology
ShuiNee Chow, Georgia Institute of Technology
Christine E. Heitsch, Georgia Institute of Technology
(111792232)

10:30 a.m.
Parametric analysis of models for RNA secondary structure prediction.
Svetlana Poznanović*, Clemson University
(111792398)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Elliptic Curves, I
Room 245, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Abbey Bourdon, University of Georgia abourdon@uga.edu Pete L. Clark, University of Georgia

8:30 a.m.
Rational curves on elliptic surfaces.
Douglas Ulmer*, Georgia Tech
(111714383)

9:00 a.m.
Torsion of elliptic curves over number fields.
Filip Najman*, University of Zagreb
(111711137)

9:30 a.m.
Sporadic Torsion on Elliptic Curves.
Anastassia Etropolski*, Emory University
David ZureickBrown, Emory University
Jackson Morrow, Emory University
(111711400)

10:00 a.m.
Elliptic curves with nonabelian entanglements.
Nathan Jones*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Ken McMurdy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(111711387)

10:30 a.m.
Monogeneity of division fields.
T. Alden Gassert, University of Colorado, Boulder
Katherine E. Stange*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(111711295)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics, I
Room 147, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Arash Fahim, Florida State University Alec Kercheval, Florida State University kercheva@math.fsu.edu

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on PDE Analysis in Fluid Flows, I
Room 514, Journalism Building Organizers: Geng Chen, Georgia Institute of Technology Ronghua Pan, Georgia Institute of Technology panrh@math.gatech.edu Yao Yao, Georgia Institute of Technology

8:30 a.m.
Eigenvalue preservation for the BerisEdward system modeling nematic liquid crystals.
Xiang Xu*, Old Dominion University
Arghir Zarnescu, University of Sussex
(111735308)

9:00 a.m.
Lipschitz metric for variational wave equation.
Alberto Bressan, Penn State University
Geng Chen*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(11173554)

9:30 a.m.
On nonexistence of Leray's selfsimilar solutions to the 3D NavierStokes equations.
Cristi Guevara, Louisiana State University
Phuc Cong Nguyen*, Louisiana State University
(11173593)

10:00 a.m.
Some properties on CamassaHolm equations.
Alberto Bressan, Penn State University
Geng Chen, Georgia institute of technology
Mingjie Li, Minzu university of China
Qingtian Zhang*, Penn State University
(111735430)

10:30 a.m.
The free boundary Euler equations in 3D.
Marcelo M Disconzi*, Vanderbilt University
David G Ebin, Stony Brook University
(11173533)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topology and Dynamical Systems, I
Room 509, Journalism Building Organizers: Alexander Blokh, University of Alabama at Birmingham Krystyna Kuperberg, Auburn University John Mayer, University of Alabama at Birmingham jcmayer@uab.edu Lex Oversteegen, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Saturday March 5, 2016, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Physics and Spectral Theory, I
Room 516, Journalism Building Organizers: Stephen Clark, Missouri University of Science and Technology Roger Nichols, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga rogernichols@utc.edu

Saturday March 5, 2016, 11:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
A generalization of the Springer resolution.
Room 102, Miller Learning Center
William Graham*, University of Georgia
(111722486)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Active Learning in Undergraduate Mathematics, II
Room 506, Journalism Building Organizers: Darryl Chamberlain,Jr, Georgia State University Aubrey Kemp, Georgia State University Leslie Meadows, Georgia State University Harrison Stalvey, Georgia State University Draga Vidakovic, Georgia State University dvidakovic@gsu.edu

2:00 p.m.
Prospective Teachers' Generalizing Actions as They Reason about Algebraic and Geometric Representations in an Undergraduate Mathematics Content Course.
Kadian M Callahan*, Kennesaw State University
(11179728)

3:00 p.m.
The Inclusion of Culture in the Mathematics Classroom by Implementing Ethnomathematics.
Kimbeni H Mansion*, Doctoral student in Teaching and Learning (Math Education) in the College of Education and Human Development at GSU
(111797354)

3:30 p.m.
The Emporium Model for Elementary Statistics: A Preliminary Report.
Darryl Jim Chamberlain*, Georgia State University
Aubrey Kemp, Georgia State University
Leslie Meadows, Georgia State University
Harrison Stalvey, Georgia State University
Draga Vidakovic, Georgia State University
Annie Burns, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(111797423)

4:00 p.m.
Developing Community and Collaboration through Active Learning in Synchronous Online Linear Algebra and Multivariable Calculus Courses.
Greg Mayer*, The Georgia Institute of Technology
(11179729)

4:30 p.m.
The Role(s) of Mathematics in Science: Four Questions for the Active Learner.
Danielle Mihram, University of Southern California
G. Arthur Mihram*, Princeton, NJ
(111701113)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, II
Room 367, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College Sam.Nelson@cmc.edu Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of South Florida

2:00 p.m.
Random Knot Diagrams.
Jason Cantarella*, University of Georgia
Harrison Chapman, University of Georgia
Matt Mastin, MailChimp, Inc.
(111757141)

2:30 p.m.
Generalized palette graphs.
Pedro Lopes*, Instituto Superior Tecnico  University of Lisbon
(111757201)

3:00 p.m.
Moves to $2$foams and their chart realizations.
J. Scott Carter*, University of South Alabama
(111757490)

3:30 p.m.
2variable Alexander polynomials of 2bridge links.
Jim Hoste*, Pitzer College
(111757437)

4:00 p.m.
A one variable generalization of the Kauffman and Vogel polynomial.
Mustafa Hajij*, USF
Mohamed Elhamdadi, USF
(111757339)

4:30 p.m.
Quandle identities and homology.
W. Edwin Clark, University of South Florida
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
(111757140)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Mathematical Physics: Lie Algebras, Vertex Algebras, Quantum Algebras, II
Room 213, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Iana I. Anguelova, College of Charleston anguelovai@cofc.edu Bojko Bakalov, North Carolina State University

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Combinatorial Methods in Mathematical Biology, II
Room 511, Journalism Building Organizers: Elena Dimitrova, Clemson University edimit@clemson.edu Svetlana Poznanovic, Clemson University

2:00 p.m.
Combinatorics of the Kimura3 Polytope.
Joseph Rusinko*, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
(111792234)

2:30 p.m.
An algebraic approach to the structural (un)identifiability problem in systems biology.
Nicolette Meshkat*, Santa Clara University
Seth Sullivant, North Carolina State University
(111792445)

3:00 p.m.
Which biochemical reaction networks are multistationary?
Badal Joshi, Cal State San Marcos
Anne Shiu*, Texas A&M University
(111792271)

3:30 p.m.
Algebraic Statistics Applications in Epidemiology.
Luis David GarciaPuente*, Sam Houston State University
Iliana De La Cruz, St. Mary's University
Taylor Spino, North Central College
Melissa Stadt, University of Washington
Catherine Sullivan, Siena College
(11179242)

4:00 p.m.
Detecting reoccurring patterns of scrambled genes.
Nataša Jonoska*, University of South Florida
Masahiko Saito, University of South Florida
(111792312)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Bioinformatics and Molecular Biology: Dynamic Models, Structural Analysis, and Computational Methods, II
Room 515, Journalism Building Organizers: Christine Heitsch, Georgia Institute of Technology ChiJen Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology cwang463@math.gatech.edu Haomin Zhou, Georgia Institute of Technology

2:00 p.m.
Data Driven Approaches to Molecular Biophysics.
Julie C Mitchell*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(111792280)

2:30 p.m.
Differential geometry based multiscale solvation models.
Zhan Chen*, Georgia Southern University
(111792217)

3:00 p.m.
Intracellular transport: The paradox of codependence among antagonistic motors.
Scott A McKinley*, Tulane University
J Darby Smith, University of Florida
(111792467)

3:30 p.m.
Algebraic and Topological Indices of Molecular Pathway Networks in Human Cancers.
Peter Hinow*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(11179286)

4:00 p.m.
Infectious disease in a model organism: modeling within and between host transmission and the role of the ecological network of predators and resources.
Zoi Rapti*, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Carla Eva Caceres, School of Integrative Biology, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111735159)

4:30 p.m.
Decomposing networks representing living systems without breaking connections.
Caner Kazanci*, University of Georgia
(111792548)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Algebra, II
Room 268, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Huy Tai Ha, Tulane University KueiNan Lin, Penn State Greater Allegheny Augustine O'Keefe, Connecticut College aokeefe@conncoll.edu

2:00 p.m.
Recursive computations for Betti numbers of monomial ideals.
Sara Faridi*, Dalhousie University
(111713278)

2:30 p.m.
A Dual Operation on Strongly Stable Ideals.
Katie Ansaldi*, University of Notre Dame
KueiNuan Lin, Penn State Greater Allegheny
(111713247)

3:00 p.m.
Equivariant Gröbner bases of symmetric toric ideals.
Robert Krone*, Queen's University
(111713496)

3:30 p.m.
A broad class of shellable lattices.
Jay Schweig, Oklahoma State University
Russ Woodroofe*, Mississippi State University
(111705546)

4:00 p.m.
Regularity of edge ideal of vertex decomposable graphs.
Mengyao Sun*, Tulane University
(111713450)

4:30 p.m.
LCM lattices and pure resolutions.
Christopher A Francisco, Oklahoma State University
Jeffrey Mermin, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig*, Oklahoma State University
(111713477)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 267, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Jon F. Carlson, University of Georgia jfc@math.uga.edu Andrew Kustin, University of South Carolina

2:00 p.m.
Adams operations for matrix factorizations and a conjecture of Dao and Kurano.
Michael K Brown, University of Nebraska
Claudia Miller*, Syracuse University
Peder Thompson, University of Nebraska
Mark E Walker, University of Nebraska
(111718431)

2:30 p.m.
A counterexample to a conjecture of Ding.
Alessandro De Stefani*, University of Virginia
(111713194)

3:00 p.m.
Prime filtrations of the powers of an ideal.
Craig Huneke, University of Virginia
Ilya Smirnov*, University of Michigan
(111713127)

3:30 p.m.
Somewhere between Gorenstein and Golod.
Lars Winther Christensen*, Texas Tech University
Oana Veliche, Northeastern University
(111713366)

4:00 p.m.
Homological characterizations of quasicomplete intersections.
Jason M Lutz*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(111713446)

4:30 p.m.
On the support of local cohomology modules in positive characteristic.
Melvin Hochster, University of Michigan
Luis NunezBetancourt*, University of Virginia
(111713251)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Discrete and Applied Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 269, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Cynthia Vinzant, North Carolina State University Josephine Yu, Georgia Institute of Technology jyu@math.gatech.edu

2:00 p.m.
Random Sampling in Computational Algebra: Helly Numbers and Violator Spaces.
Jesus A. De Loera, University of California, Davis
Sonja Petrović, Illinois Institute of Technology
Despina Stasi*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(111714270)

2:30 p.m.
Algebraic Graph Limits.
Patrik Norén*, NCSU
Alexander Engström, Aalto University
(111705426)

3:00 p.m.
What makes a neural code convex?
Carina Curto, Pennsylvania State University
Elizabeth Gross, San Jose State University
Jack Jeffries, University of Michigan
Katherine Morrison, University of Northern Colorado
Mohamed Omar, Harvey Mudd College
Zvi Rosen, Pennsylvania State University
Anne Shiu, Texas A&M University
Nora Youngs*, Harvey Mudd College
(111792408)

3:30 p.m.
A quantitative version of Mnëv's theorem.
Dustin Cartwright*, University of Tennessee
(111714263)

4:00 p.m.
Chordal structure and polynomial systems.
Diego Cifuentes*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Pablo A Parrilo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(111768299)

4:30 p.m.
Symmetrization of Principal Minors and Cycle Sums.
Huajun Huang, Auburn University
Luke Oeding*, Auburn University
(111714216)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Elliptic Curves, II
Room 245, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Abbey Bourdon, University of Georgia abourdon@uga.edu Pete L. Clark, University of Georgia

2:00 p.m.
The remaining cases of the KramerTunnell conjecture.
Kestutis Cesnavicius*, University of California Berkeley
Naoki Imai, University of Tokyo
(11171170)

2:30 p.m.
Elliptic curves of bounded Faltings height.
Ruthi Hortsch*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(111711200)

3:00 p.m.
On the minimal degree of definition of $p$primary torsion subgroups of elliptic curves.
Alvaro LozanoRobledo*, University of Connecticut
Enrique GonzálezJiménez, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
(111711221)

3:30 p.m.
The $1729$ $K3$ Surface.
Ken Ono, Emory University
Sarah Trebatleder*, Emory University
(11171152)

4:00 p.m.
Torsion of rational elliptic curves over quartic Galois number fields.
Michael Y. Chou*, University of Connecticut Storrs
(111711402)

4:30 p.m.
A heuristic for boundedness of ranks of elliptic curves.
Jennifer Park, University of Michigan
Bjorn Poonen, MIT
John Voight*, Dartmouth College
Melanie Matchett Wood, University of WisconsinMadison
(111711276)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Experimental Mathematics, II
Room 247, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Frank Garvan, University of Florida fgarvan@ufl.edu Andrew Sills, Georgia Southern University

2:00 p.m.
The Lfunctions and Modular Forms Database.
John W Jones*, Arizona State University
(11171121)

2:30 p.m.
Oscillations in sums involving the Liouville function.
Michael J. Mossinghoff*, Davidson College
Timothy S. Trudgian, Australian National University
(11171135)

3:00 p.m.
Arithmetic of partitions.
Robert Schneider*, Emory University
(111711510)

3:30 p.m.
The Number of Parts of Integer Partitions in Residue Classes.
Olivia D Beckwith*, Emory University
Michael Mertens, Emory University
(111700214)

4:00 p.m.
On partitions with a fixed number of odd and evenindexed odd parts.
Alexander Berkovich*, Mathematics Department, University of Florida , Gainesville, Florida
(111705419)

4:30 p.m.
Four Parameter Generalization of Gaussian Polynomials.
Ali Kemal Uncu*, University of Florida
(111705511)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics, II
Room 147, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Arash Fahim, Florida State University Alec Kercheval, Florida State University kercheva@math.fsu.edu

2:00 p.m.
Stability of Utility Maximization in Nonequivalent Markets.
Kim Weston*, Carnegie Mellon University
(111760150)

2:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Mathematical modeling of portfolios with default risk.
Ambar N Sengupta*, Louisiana State University
(111760135)

3:00 p.m.
Analytically Tractable Structural Credit Risk Model  A New Framework.
ChunYuan Chiu*, Department of Mathematics, Florida State University
(111760249)

3:30 p.m.
Break

4:00 p.m.
Predictable Forward Investment Preferences.
Bahman Angoshtari*, University of Michigan, Department of Mathematics
Thaleia Zariphopoulou, Department of Mathematics, and Information, Risk and Operations Management, The University of Texas at Austin
Xun Yu Zhou, Mathematical Institute and Nomura Center for Mathematical Finance, and the OxfordMan Institute of Quantitative Finance
(111760106)

4:30 p.m.
Modeling Dependent Outages of Electricity Generators.
Vishwakant Malladi, University of Texas at Austin
Rafael MendozaArriaga, University of Texas at Austin
Stathis Tompaidis*, University of Texas at Austin
(111791327)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, II
Room 502, Journalism Building Organizers: Irina Holmes, Georgia Institute of Technology irina.holmes@math.gatech.edu Brett D. Wick, Washington University

2:00 p.m.
Dimensionfree estimates for harmonic BMO.
Leonid Slavin*, University of Cincinnati
Pavel Zatitskiy, Chebyshev Lab, St. Petersburg State University
(111742362)

2:30 p.m.
Sharp Weighted Bounds for the Bergman Projection and Related Operators on $A^2(\mathbb{B}^n)$.
Robert Rahm*, Washington University in St. Louis
Edgar Tchoundja, University of Yaounde I
Brett Wick, Washington University in St. Louis
(111732277)

3:00 p.m.
On some applications of complex analysis in nonlinear dynamics.
Dmitriy Dmitrishin, Odessa National Polytechnic University, Ukraine
Anna Khamitova, Georgia Southern University and Odessa National Polytechnic University, Ukraine
Alex Stokolos*, Georgia Southern University
(11173079)

3:30 p.m.
Cyclic polynomials in anisotropic Dirichlet spaces.
Greg Knese, Washington University in St. Louis
Lukasz Kosinski, Jagiellonian University
Thomas J Ransford, Laval University
Alan A Sola*, University of South Florida
(11173296)

4:00 p.m.
KatoPonce inequalities on weighted and variable Lebesgue spaces.
David CruzUribe, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Virginia Naibo*, Kansas State University
(11174245)

4:30 p.m.
Poincaré inequalities and estimates for fractional operators on matrix weighted spaces with applications to PDE.
Joshua Isralowitz, University of Albany
Kabe Moen*, University of Alabama
(111728464)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Algebraic and Tropical Geometry, II
Room 247, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Matthew Ballard, University of South Carolina Noah Giansiracusa, University of Georgia noahgian@uga.edu Jesse Kass, University of South Carolina

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Invariant Measures of Dynamical Systems, II
Room 510, Journalism Building Organizers: Miaohua Jiang, Wake Forest University Chris Johnson, Wake Forest University Martin Schmoll, Clemson University schmoll@clemson.edu

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Lie Theory, Representation Theory, and Geometry, II
Room 214, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Shrawan Kumar, University of North Carolina Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia nakano@math.uga.edu Paul Sobaje, University of Georgia

2:00 p.m.
Reductive groups, the loop Grassmannian, and the Springer resolution.
Pramod N Achar*, Louisiana State University
Simon Riche, Université Blaise Pascal  ClermontFerrand II
(111720468)

2:30 p.m.
Sheaves on the Nilpotent Cone and Lusztig's Relative Weyl Groups.
Laura Rider, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Amber Russell*, Butler University
(111717417)

3:00 p.m.
Mixed Structures in geometric representation theory.
Laura Rider*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(111714512)

3:30 p.m.
Cominuscule points of Schubert varieties.
William Graham, University of Georgia
Victor Kreiman*, University of Wisconsin  Parkside
(111714429)

4:00 p.m.
Cohomology of $SL_2$ and related structures.
Klaus Lux, University of Arizona
Nham V Ngo*, University of Arizona
Yichao Zhang, Harbin Institute of Technology
(11172034)

4:30 p.m.
A factorization of the Tequivariant Ktheory of flag varieties.
J. Matthew Douglass*, National Science Foundation
(111719381)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Lowdimensional Topology and Geometry, II
Room 350, Miller Learning Center Organizers: David Gay, University of Georgia dgay@uga.edu Gordana Matic, University of Georgia

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Physics and Spectral Theory, II
Room 516, Journalism Building Organizers: Stephen Clark, Missouri University of Science and Technology Roger Nichols, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga rogernichols@utc.edu

2:00 p.m.
Recent progress in spectral analysis of almostperiodic differential operators.
Roman Shterenberg*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Leonid Parnovski, University College London
Yulia Karpeshina, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(11173581)

2:30 p.m.
The perturbation formulas for GrossPitaevskii Equation (GPE) with periodic potential.
Seonguk Kim*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Yulia Karpeshina, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(111735211)

3:00 p.m.
The spectral problem for the dispersionless CamassaHolm equation.
Rudi Weikard*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(111734176)

3:30 p.m.
KdV equation with almost periodic initial data.
Ilia Binder, University of Toronto
David Damanik, Rice University
Michael Goldstein, University of Toronto
Milivoje Lukic*, University of Toronto
(111735275)

4:00 p.m.
Comparing Graphs.
Shannon L Starr*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(111782173)

4:30 p.m.
Localization and spectral problems on quantum graphs.
Evans M Harrell*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Anna V Maltsev, University of Bristol
(11173495)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics and Music, II
Room 503, Journalism Building Organizers: Mariana Montiel, Georgia State University mmontiel@gsu.edu Robert Peck, Louisiana State University

2:00 p.m.
A classification of allinterval chords of small order.
Robert W. Peck*, Louisiana State University
(111705228)

2:30 p.m.
The Aeolian and the Major Substitutions and their associated Dynamical Systems.
Thomas Noll*, Escola Superior de Musica de Catalunya, Barcelona
(111737364)

3:00 p.m.
Geometry, consonance, and the nonspecialist: Pedagogical interdisciplinarity and math/music undergraduates.
Andrew D. Jones*, Yale University
Richard Cohn, Yale University
(111797105)

3:30 p.m.
nCubes, Boolean Rings, and Music Analysis.
Jack Douthett*, University of New Mexico
(111700132)

4:00 p.m.
A threedimensional model of tonality.
Jason Yust*, Boston University
(111754441)

4:30 p.m.
Remarks on the Geometry of Chords.
Thomas A. Ivey*, College of Charleston
(111757328)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Moduli Spaces and Vector Bundles, II
Room 277, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Patricio Gallardo, University of Georgia Anna Kazanova, University of Georgia kazanova@uga.edu

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on New Developments in Discrete and Intuitive Geometry (Dedicated to the 75th birthday of Wlodzimierz Kuperberg), II
Room 207, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Andras Bezdek, Auburn University bezdean@mail.auburn.edu Oleg Musin, University of Texas at Brownsville Gabor Fejes Toth, Renyi Institute of Mathematics, Hungary

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Methods and Scientific Computing, I
Room 513, Journalism Building Organizers: Michele Benzi, Emory University benzi@mathcs.emory.edu Edmond Chow, Georgia Institute of Technology

2:00 p.m.
The Math of Chemistry: Using Scientific Computing to Understand Filtration and Separations Processes.
Lea Jenkins*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University
Anastasia Wilson, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University
(11176583)

2:30 p.m.
Unsupervised Learning Using Separable Nonnegative Matrix Factorization.
Michael W Berry*, Center for Intelligent Systems and Machine Learning, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(111715369)

3:00 p.m.
jInv  A Flexible Framework for Parallel PDE Constrained Optimization in Julia.
Lars Ruthotto*, Emory University
(111703331)

3:30 p.m.
Fast Alternating Minimization Methods for Convex and Nonconvex Inverse Problems and Applications.
Maryam Yashtini*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(11173512)

4:00 p.m.
Monte Carlo Acceleration of Iterative Solvers for Sparse Linear Systems.
Massimiliano Lupo Pasini*, Emory University  Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Michele Benzi, Emory University  Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Thomas M. Evans, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Steven P. Hamilton, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Stuart R. Slattery, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(11176592)

4:30 p.m.
A computational strategy for optimal path planning with limited sensing ability.
Seong Jun Kim*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Sung Ha Kang, Georgia Institute of Technology
Haomin Zhou, Georgia Institute of Technology
(11176553)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on PDE Analysis in Fluid Flows, II
Room 514, Journalism Building Organizers: Geng Chen, Georgia Institute of Technology Ronghua Pan, Georgia Institute of Technology panrh@math.gatech.edu Yao Yao, Georgia Institute of Technology

2:00 p.m.
General hyperbolicparabolic balance laws and thermal nonequilibrium flows.
Yanni Zeng*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(111735298)

2:30 p.m.
Radial Solutions to the Cauchy Problem for $\square_{1+3}U=0$ as Limits of Exterior Solutions.
Helge Kristian Jenssen, The Pennsylvania State University
Charis Tsikkou*, West Virginia University
(111735368)

3:00 p.m.
Models for hyporheic flows.
Xiaoming Wang*, Florida State University
(11173575)

3:30 p.m.
Vanishing viscosity method for nonidentity viscosity matrix.
Yi Zhu*, School of Mathematical Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Ronghua Pan, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
Yi Zhou, School of Mathematical Sciences, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
(111735516)

4:00 p.m.
On aggregation equations with alignment.
Changhui Tan*, Rice University
(111735491)

4:30 p.m.
Regularity for the 3D NavierStokes equations and related problems.
Mimi Dai*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Alexey Cheskidov, University of Illinois at Chicago
(11173584)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic and Analytic Tools in Convexity, II
Room 153, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Joseph Fu, University of Georgia Galyna Livshyts, Georgia Institute of Technology glivshyt@kent.edu Elisabeth Werner, Case Western Reserve University

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Sharp Estimates and Bellman Functions in Harmonic Analysis, II
Room 501, Journalism Building Organizers: Kabe Moen, University of Alabama Leonid Slavin, University of Cincinnati leonid.slavin@uc.edu Alex Stokolos, Georgia Southern University

2:00 p.m.
Multilinear weighted norm inequalities under integral type regularity conditions.
Lucas Chaffee, Western Washington University
Rodolfo H. Torres*, University of Kansas
Xinfeng Wu, University of Kansas
(111742288)

2:30 p.m.
Modulation invariant Carleson embedding theorems and applications.
Amalia Culiuc, Brown University Mathematics Department
Francesco Di Plinio*, Brown University Mathematics Department
Yumeng Ou, Brown University Mathematics Department
(111742143)

3:00 p.m.
Sharp estimates for TrudingerMoser and HardyAdams type inequalities on hyperbolic spaces.
Guozhen Lu*, Wayne State University, USA
Qiaohua Yang, Wuhan University, China
(111742384)

3:30 p.m.
$L^p$ estimates for some rough biparameter Fourier integral operators.
Qing Hong, Beijing Normal University
Guozhen Lu, Wayne State University
Lu Zhang*, Wayne State University
(111742333)

4:00 p.m.
$L^{p}$differentiability of the functions in Sobolev space on Heisenberg groups.
Xiaoyue Cui*, University of Cincinnati
Guozhen Lu, Wayne State Univeristy
(111743353)

4:30 p.m.
Potential theory for quasilinear elliptic equations.
Dat T Cao*, University of Tennessee  Knoxville
(111735325)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic and Contact Geometry, II
Room 348, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Yi Lin, Georgia Southern University Stefan Müller, Georgia Southern University Michael Usher, University of Georgia François Ziegler, Georgia Southern University fziegler@georgiasouthern.edu

2:00 p.m.
The ring of regular functions on a linear symplectic quotient.
Joshua Cape, Johns Hopkins University
HansChristian Herbig, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro/UFRJ
Daniel Herden, Baylor University
Gerald Schwarz, Brandeis University
Christopher Seaton*, Rhodes College
(11175365)

2:30 p.m.
On primes and period growth for Hamiltonian diffeomorphisms.
Ely Kerman*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111758442)

3:00 p.m.
Embeddings of contact manifolds.
John Etnyre*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ryo Furukawa, University of Tokyo
(11175797)

3:30 p.m.
From Hamiltonian $S^1$spaces to semitoric systems.
Margaret F Symington*, Mercer University
Sonja Hohloch, University of Antwerp
Silvia Sabatini, University of Cologne
Daniele Sepe, Federal Fluminese University
(111757376)

4:00 p.m.
The symplectic displacement energy.
Peter Spaeth*, GE Global Research
(111758180)

4:30 p.m.
Spinal open book decompositions and symplectic fillings.
Samuel T Lisi*, University of Mississippi
Jeremy Van HornMorris, University of Arkansas
Chris Wendl, University College London
(111753355)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on The Combinatorics of Symmetric Functions, II
Room 253, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Sarah K. Mason, Wake Forest University Elizabeth Niese, Marshall University niese@marshall.edu

2:00 p.m.
Equivariant Cohomology and the Pattern Map.
Frank Sottile*, Texas A&M University
H. Praise Adeyemo, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
(111705416)

2:30 p.m.
The prism tableau model for Schubert polynomials.
Anna Weigandt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111705241)

3:00 p.m.
Quasisymmetric expansions of cycle indices.
Gregory S Warrington*, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Vermont
Nicholas A Loehr, Virginia Tech
(111705440)

3:30 p.m.
Pattern avoidance and quasisymmetric functions.
Zachary Hamaker, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
Joel Brewster Lewis, University of Minnesota
Bendan Pawlowsk, University of Michigan
Bruce E Sagan*, Michigan State University
(11170511)

4:00 p.m.
Decomposing dual immaculate quasisymmetric functions into Young quasisymmetric Schur functions.
Edward E Allen, Wake Forest University
Joshua Hallam*, Wake Forest University
Sarah K Mason, Wake Forest University
(111705114)

4:30 p.m.
On decomposition of the product of a monomial and a Demazure atom into atoms.
Anna, Ying Pun*, University of Pennsylvania
(11170518)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Theory and Applications of Graphs, II
Room 250, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Colton Magnant, Georgia Southern University Hua Wang, Georgia Southern University hwang@georgiasouthern.edu

2:00 p.m.
Degree Sum and Vertex Dominating Paths.
Ronald J Gould*, Emory University
Jill R. Faudree, Dept. Math., University of Alaska Fairbanks
Ralph J. Faudree, University of Memphis
Paul Horn, Dept. Math, University of Denver
Michael S. Jacobson, Dept. Math, University of Colorado Denver
(111705110)

2:30 p.m.
A class of graphs approaching Vizing's conjecture.
Elliot Krop*, Clayton State University
Aziz Contractor, Clayton State University
(11170523)

3:00 p.m.
Monotone paths in dense edgeordered graphs.
Kevin G Milans*, West Virginia University
(111705520)

3:30 p.m.
Subdivisions of cover graphs of posets.
Csaba Biro*, University of Louisville
Stephen J Young, University of Louisville
(111705470)

4:00 p.m.
On judicious bisections of graphs.
Baogang Xu, Nanjing Normal University
Xingxing Yu*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(111705414)

4:30 p.m.
Interlacing families and their application to digraphs.
Suil O*, Simon Fraser University
Gary Greaves, Tohoku University
Bojan Mohar, Simon Fraser University
(11170539)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Graph Theory, II
Room 251, Miller Learning Center Organizers: Guantao Chen, Georgia State University Songling Shan, Vanderbilt University songling.shan@vanderbilt.edu

2:00 p.m.
Multiplicative Zagreb indices of Cactus graphs.
Bing Wei*, Universsity of Mississippi
(111705405)

2:30 p.m.
Detour Trees.
Adam S. Jobson, University of Louisville
Andre E. Kezdy*, University of Louisville
Jeno Lehel, University of Louisville
Susan C. White, Bellarmine University
(11170536)

3:00 p.m.
Hamiltonian Cycles in Critical Graphs with Large Maximum Degree.
Y Zhao*, Department of Mathematics, University of Central Florida
(11170574)

3:30 p.m.
Decomposing $2$cycles.
Hein van der Holst*, Georgia State University
Serguei Norine, McGill University
Robin Thomas, Georgia Institute of Technology
(111705373)

4:00 p.m.
An upper bound for the energy of a graph.
Rao Li*, University of South Carolina Aiken
(11170573)

4:30 p.m.
Matchings in $k$partite $k$uniform Hypergraphs.
Jie Han, Universidade de Sao Paulo
Chuanyun Zang*, Georgia State University
Yi Zhao, Georgia State University
(111705195)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topology and Dynamical Systems, II
Room 509, Journalism Building Organizers: Alexander Blokh, University of Alabama at Birmingham Krystyna Kuperberg, Auburn University John Mayer, University of Alabama at Birmingham jcmayer@uab.edu Lex Oversteegen, University of Alabama at Birmingham

2:00 p.m.
On arcwise connectedness, density and entropydensity of ergodic measures.
Dominik Kwietniak*, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro & Jagiellonian University in Krakow
(111737461)

2:30 p.m.
Homotopical Complexity of Two Billiard Models.
Caleb C Moxley*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Nandor Simanyi, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(111737434)

3:00 p.m.
Toward Wojtkowski's Falling Ball Conjecture.
Nandor J Simanyi*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(111737346)

3:30 p.m.
Efficient computation of Lyapunov functions and lattice structures for attractors.
Dinesh Kasti*, Florida Atlantic University
William D Kalies, Florida Atlantic University
Konstantin Mischaikow, Rutgers University
Arnaud Goullet, Rutgers University
Shaun Harker, Rutgers University
(111737427)

4:00 p.m.
On dynamics of the Sierpinski Carpet.
Jan P. Boronski*, IT4Innovations, Ostrava
Piotr Oprocha, AGH Krakow, and IT4Innovations, Ostrava
(11173760)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 2:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, II
Room 205, Miller Learning Center

2:00 p.m.
Generic forms of low Chow rank.
Douglas A Torrance*, Piedmont College
(1117149)

2:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On the topology of compact hyperkähler manifolds.
Justin Sawon*, University of North Carolina  Chapel Hill
(11171487)

2:30 p.m.
Certifying Solutions of Polynomial Systems.
Tulay Ayyildiz Akoglu*, North Carolina State University
(111714538)

2:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Solving a quadratic matrix equation.
Jiu Ding*, University of Southern Mississippi
Noah Rhee, University of Missouri at Kansas City
(11171590)

3:00 p.m.
A Model Reduction Algorithm for Simulating Sedimentation Velocity Analysis.
Hashim A Saber*, University of North Georgia
(111715543)

3:15 p.m.
Groups, Loops, and the Baer Trick.
Mark Greer, University of North Alabama
Lee Raney*, University of North Alabama
(111720475)

3:30 p.m.
A general construction for simple right conjugacy closed loops.
Mark B Greer*, University of North Alabama
(111720484)

3:45 p.m.
Traveling Wave Solutions of the Porous Medium Equation.
Laxmi P. Paudel*, Albany State University, Albany, GA
Joseph Iaia, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
(111735254)

4:00 p.m.
Constant Contact Angle Surfaces in the Lorentz Group $L^3$.
Rodrigo Ristow Montes*, Federal University of Parana, Brazil
(1117534)

4:15 p.m.
Deformations in Extended Poisson Geometry.
Xiang Ji*, The Pennsylvania State University, New Kensington
(11175316)

4:30 p.m.
Equivalence of cyclic psquared actions on handlebodies.
Jesse T. PrinceLubawy*, Florence
(111755482)

4:45 p.m.
Option pricing under a stochastic volatility model with two noises and transaction cost.
Ibukun O Amusan*, Kentucky State University
(111760545)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 5:15 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Einstein Public Lecture in Mathematics
Fun with Fonts: Mathematical Typography.
Tate Theater, Tate Student Center
Erik Demaine*, MIT Computer Science and Artficial Intelligence Laboratory
(111768547)

Saturday March 5, 2016, 6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Reception for the Einstein Lecture
All are welcome.
Tate Grand Hall, Tate Student Center
Inquiries: meet@ams.org

