AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Day
Current as of Saturday, November 5, 2016 03:30:05
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Fall Central Sectional Meeting
University of St. Thomas (Minneapolis campus), Minneapolis, MN
October 2830, 2016 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1123
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Friday October 28, 2016

Friday October 28, 2016, 1:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
First Floor Atrium, Terrence Murphy Hall 
Friday October 28, 2016, 1:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
First Floor Atrium, Terrence Murphy Hall 
Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Matrix Theory, I
TMH 401, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Adam Berliner, St. Olaf College
Brenda Kroschel, University of St. Thomas bkkroschel@stthomas.edu
Nathan Warnberg, University WisconsinLaCrosse

2:30 p.m.
Propagation Time on Graphs.
Nathan Warnberg*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
(112305132) 
3:00 p.m.
Algebraic and combinatorial conditions on spectrally arbitrary patterns.
Louis Deaett*, Quinnipiac University
Colin Garnett, Black Hills State University
(112315317) 
3:30 p.m.
Failed skew zero forcing and twoset orderability of graphs.
Bonnie C. Jacob*, National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology
(112305197) 
4:00 p.m.
Separation of potentially unitary patterns by (skew) field.
H. Tracy Hall*, Brigham Young University
Simone Severini, University College London
(112315327) 
4:30 p.m.
Effective resistance and linkprediction in network science.
Wayne W Barrett*, Brigham Young University
(112305111)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Representation Theory, I
TMH 348, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Michael Chmutov, University of Minnesota mchmutov@gmail.com
Tom Halverson, Macalester College
Travis Scrimshaw, University of Minnesota

2:30 p.m.
Maximal Chains in the Tamari Lattices and its Generalizations.
Susanna Fishel*, Arizona State University
(112305358) 
3:00 p.m.
The subregular part of asymptotic Hecke algebras.
Tianyuan Xu*, University of Oregon
(112305345) 
3:30 p.m.
On $q,t$symmetry in Macdonald polynomials and its relation to the $n!$ conjecture.
Maria Monks Gillespie*, University of California, Davis
(112305249) 
4:00 p.m.
Local limit of the fixed point forest.
Tobias Johnson, University of Southern California
Anne Schilling*, UC Davis
Erik Slivken, UC Davis
(112305185) 
4:30 p.m.
Combinatorics of the asymmetric simple exclusion process and Koornwinder polynomials.
Olya Mandelshtam*, UCLA
(112305342)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Effective Mathematics in Discrete and Continuous Worlds, I
TMH 355, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Wesley Calvert, Southern Illinois University wcalvert@siu.edu
Timothy McNicholl, Iowa State University

2:30 p.m.
Cototality and the skip operator.
Mariya I Soskova*, Sofia University
(11230341) 
3:00 p.m.
Bounded Turing Reductions and Data Processing Inequalities for Sequences.
Adam Case*, Drake University
(11236894) 
3:30 p.m.
Decidable properties of automatic sequences.
Narad Rampersad*, University of Winnipeg
(11236810) 
4:00 p.m.
Comparing Notions of Effective Genericity.
Rose Weisshaar*, University of Notre Dame
(112303107) 
4:30 p.m.
The random members of a $\Pi^0_1$ class.
Douglas Cenzer*, Department of Mathematics, University of Florida
Christopher Porter, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Drake University
(112303157)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics, I
TMH 448, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Andrew Beveridge, Macalester College abeverid@macalester.edu
Jamie Radcliffe, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Michael Young, Iowa State University

2:30 p.m.
The waiting game: Balanced allocation via random choices.
Amanda Redlich*, Bowdoin College
(112305383) 
3:00 p.m.
Degree conditions for small contagious sets in bootstrap percolation.
Michael Dairyko, Iowa State University
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado  Denver
Bernard Lidický, Iowa State University
Ryan Martin, Iowa State University
Tyrrell McAllister, University of Wyoming
Florian Pfender, University of Colorado  Denver
Andrew Uzzell*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(112305300) 
3:30 p.m.
On the List Chromatic Number of the Cartesian Product of Graphs.
Hemanshu Kaul*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Jeffrey Mudrock, Illinois Institute of Technology
(112305387) 
4:00 p.m.
The combinatorics of ray sensor networks.
Kirk Boyer, University of Denver
Paul Horn*, University of Denver
Mario Lopez, University of Denver
(112305381) 
4:30 p.m.
RamseyTurán numbers with small $s$independence number.
Andrzej Dudek*, Western Michigan University
(11230596)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Flows, Integrable Systems and Moving Frames, I
MOH 343, Opus Hall
Organizers:
Joseph Benson, St. Olaf College
Gloria MariBeffa, University of WisconsinMadison maribeff@math.wisc.edu
Peter Olver, University of Minnesota
Rob Thompson, Carleton College

2:00 p.m.
Surface immersions with unique Bonnet mate.
Gary R Jensen*, Washington University in St. Louis
Emilio Musso, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Lorenzo Nicolodi, Universita di Parma, Italy
(11235357) 
3:00 p.m.
Beltrami fields with nonconstant proportionality factor via moving frames.
Jeanne Clelland*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Taylor Klotz, University of Colorado, Boulder
Stephen Preston, Brooklyn College
(112335141) 
4:00 p.m.
Isotropic curve flows on $\mathbb{R}^{n+1, n}$.
ChuuLian Terng, Department of Mathematics, University of California at Irvine
Zhiwei Wu*, Department of Mathematics, Ningbo University, China
(112353278) 
4:30 p.m.
On Hamiltonian perturbations of the Toda lattice.
Deniz Bilman*, University of Michigan
Irina Nenciu, University of Illinois at Chicago
(112335374)

2:00 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Knotting in Physical Systems, in celebration of Kenneth C. Millett's 75th birthday, I
MOH 450, Opus Hall
Organizers:
Jorge Alberto Calvo, Ave Maria University
Eric Rawdon, University of St. Thomas ejrawdon@stthomas.edu

2:30 p.m.
Unconcatenated unknots and their minimal surfaces.
Alexander Y Grosberg*, Department of Physics and Center for Soft Matter Research, New York University, New York, NY 10003
(11235437) 
3:00 p.m.
Linking polymer entanglements with the viscoelastic mechanics of polymeric materials using topological analysis and computational simulations.
Eleni Panagiotou*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Kenneth C Millett, University of California, Santa Barbara
Paul J Atzberger, University of California, Santa Barbara
(112392363) 
3:30 p.m.
Randomly Generating Self Avoiding Polygons Off Lattice.
Kyle Leland Chapman*, University of Georgia
(112352245) 
4:00 p.m.
The braid index of homogeneous braids.
Yuanan Diao, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UNC Charlotte
Pengyu Liu*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UNC Charlotte
Gabor Hetyei, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UNC Charlotte
(112357218) 
4:30 p.m.
LeeYang and Fishers zeros in Adsorbing SelfAvoiding Walks.
E. J. Janse van Rensburg*, Mathematics & Statistics, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3
(11238278)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Multiscale Phenomena in Linear and Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, I
MOH 324, Opus Hall
Organizers:
Zaher Hani, Georgia Tech
Christof Sparber, University of Illinois at Chicago sparber@uic.edu

2:30 p.m.
Invasion and Resonance.
Greg Faye, U Toulouse
Matt Holzer, GeorgeMason University
Arnd Scheel*, University of Minnesota
(11233527) 
3:30 p.m.
Adaptive Methods for Derivative Nonlinear Schrödinger Equations.
Gideon Simpson*, Drexel University
(112365402) 
4:00 p.m.
Rigorous derivation of Nonlinear Dirac equations describing wave dynamics in Honeycomb lattices.
J. Arbunich*, University of Illinois at Chicago
C. Sparber, University of Illinois at Chicago
(112335188) 
4:30 p.m.
Stochastic Homogenization of ReactionDiffusion Equations.
Jessica Lin*, University of WisconsinMadison
Andrej Zlatos, University of CaliforniaSan Diego
(112335209)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebras and Their Representations, I
TMH 357, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Miodrag Iovanov, University of Iowa miodragiovanov@uiowa.edu
Ryan Kinser, University of Iowa
Peter Webb, University of Minnesota

2:30 p.m.
Šapovalov elements and the Jantzen sum formula for contragredient Lie superalgebras.
Ian M Musson*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(112317172) 
3:00 p.m.
Support varieties for Lie superalgebras.
Christopher M Drupieski*, DePaul University
Jonathan R Kujawa, University of Oklahoma
(112320181) 
3:30 p.m.
Maximal Subalgebras of FiniteDimensional Algebras.
Alex Sistko*, University of Iowa
Miodrag Iovanov, University of Iowa
(112316248) 
4:00 p.m.
Global dimensions of idempotent subalgebras.
Colin Ingalls, University of New Brunswick
Charles Paquette*, University of Connecticut
(112316163) 
4:30 p.m.
Injective torsion.
Alex Martsinkovsky*, Northeastern University
(112316170)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:10 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Field Theories and Geometric Representation Theory, I
TMH 351, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Emily Cliff, University of Oxford
Thomas Nevins, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign nevins@illinois.edu

2:30 p.m.
Equivariant elliptic cohomology and characters of loop group representations.
Daniel BerwickEvans*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(112355216) 
3:30 p.m.
On gauging symmetry of modular categories.
Shawn X. Cui, Stanford University
César Galindo, Universidad de los Andes
Julia Plavnik*, Texas A&M University
Zhenghan Wang, Microsoft Research, Station Q, University of California, Santa Barbara
(112318148)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory, Automorphic Forms and Related Topics, I
TMH 354, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Kwangho Choiy, Southern Illinois University
Dihua Jiang, University of Minnesota
Shuichiro Takeda, University of Missouri takedas@missouri.edu

2:30 p.m.
Applications of Modern Analysis to Automorphic Forms and Analytic Number Theory.
Amy T. DeCelles*, University of St. Thomas
(112311316) 
3:00 p.m.
On some results proved by analytic properties of automorphic Lfunctions.
Qinghua Pi*, Shandong university (Weihai)
(112311243) 
3:30 p.m.
An application of the Waldspurger model to a conjecture of Tonghai Yang.
Rodney L Keaton*, East Tennessee State University
(112311262) 
4:00 p.m.
On the MoyPrasad filtration and supercuspidal representations.
Jessica Fintzen*, University of Michigan / University of Cambridge
(112322263) 
4:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Revisiting the Tensor Product Theorem for Smooth Automorphic Representations.
Daniel R Moore*, Ohio State University
(112311416)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on The Topology of 3 and 4Manifolds, I
MOH 403, Opus Hall
Organizers:
Maggy Tomova, University of Iowa
Alexander Zupan, University of NebraskaLincoln zupan@unl.edu

2:30 p.m.
Additive Invariants of Knots, Links, and Graphs in 3manifolds.
Scott A. Taylor*, Colby College
Maggy Tomova, U. Iowa
(11235755) 
3:00 p.m.
The Kakimizu complexes of select 3manifolds.
Jennifer Schultens*, UC Davis
(112357299) 
3:30 p.m.
Knotted handlebodies and knots with a halfintegral toroidal surgery.
Mario EudaveMuñoz*, Instituto de Matematicas, UNAM
(112357354) 
4:00 p.m.
Critical Bridge Spheres.
Daniel Rodman*, The University of Iowa
(112357310) 
4:30 p.m.
Stable Rips Sela canonical representatives in geometric small cancelation groups.
Yo'av Rieck*, University of Arkansas
Yasushi Yamashita, Nara Women's University
(112320173)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topology and Physics, I
MOH 301, Opus Hall
Organizers:
Ralph Kaufmann, Purdue University
Alexander Voronov, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities voronov@umn.edu

2:30 p.m.
Index theory of topological insulators.
Dan Li*, Purdue University
(11231961) 
3:00 p.m.
Topology and Matter.
Ralph M Kaufmann, Purdue University
Sergei Khlebnikov, Purdue University
Dan Li, Purdue University
Birgit WehefritzKaufmann*, Purdue University
(112346331) 
3:30 p.m.
Perturbative BV theories with Segallike gluing.
Pavel Mnev*, University of Notre Dame
(112381255) 
4:00 p.m.
Six operations formalism for generalized operads.
Ben C Ward*, Stockholm University
(112355203) 
4:30 p.m.
A microlocal category of a symplectic manifold.
Boris Tsygan*, Northwestern University
(11238173)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Advances in Algebraic Coding Theory, I
TMH 350, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Sarah E. Anderson, University of St. Thomas ande1298@stthomas.edu
Katie Haymaker, Villanova University

3:00 p.m.
Codes with locality from quotients of Hermitian curves.
Gretchen L. Matthews*, Clemson University
(112314330) 
3:30 p.m.
Robust Colorings of the HammingDistance Graph.
Isaiah Harney*, University of Kentucky
(112305411) 
4:00 p.m.
Trapping and Absorbing Sets in SCLDPC Codes.
Allison Beemer*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(112394371) 
4:30 p.m.
Fundamental Limits of Locally Repairable Codes.
Arya Mazumdar*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(112394224)

3:00 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on ChipFiring and Divisors on Graphs and Complexes, I
TMH 353, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Caroline Klivans, Brown University
Gregg Musiker, University of Minnesota
Victor Reiner, University of Minnesota reiner@umn.edu

3:00 p.m.
Okounkov bodies and linear systems on graphs.
Eric Katz*, The Ohio State University
(112314154) 
3:30 p.m.
Computing Linear Systems on Metric Graphs.
Bo Lin*, University of California, Berkeley / MaxPlanckInstitut für Mathematik in den Naturwissenschaften
(112305191) 
4:00 p.m.
Semigroups from divisors on graphs.
Gretchen L Matthews*, Clemson University
(11230591) 
4:30 p.m.
Sorting via chipfiring.
Sam Hopkins*, MIT
James Propp, UMass Lowell
(112305144)

3:00 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Combinatorics, I
TMH 346, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Eric Egge, Carleton College
Joel Brewster Lewis, University of Minnesota jblewis@math.umn.edu

2:30 p.m.
Discussion 
3:00 p.m.
Homomesies Lurking in the Twelvefold Way.
Tom Roby*, UConn
(112305325) 
3:30 p.m.
A bijection between the set of nestingsimilarity classes and L & P matchings.
Manda R Riehl*, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
Megan Martinez, Ithaca College
(112305178) 
4:00 p.m.
Matching and Independence Complexes Related to Small Grids.
Benjamin J. Braun, University of Kentucky
Wesley K. Hough*, University of Kentucky
(11230521) 
4:30 p.m.
Waldspurger and Meinrenken Symmetric Group Tilings.
James McKeown*, University of Miami, FL
(112305156)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics and Physics of Tornado Modeling, I
MOH 345, Opus Hall
Organizers:
Pavel Belik, Augsburg College
Douglas P. Dokken, University of St. Thomas
Kurt Scholz, University of St. Thomas
Misha Shvartsman, University of St. Thomas mmshvartsman@stthomas.edu

2:30 p.m.
Is there Scale Invariance in Atmospheric Vortices?
Huaqing Cai*, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
(112300217) 
3:30 p.m.
Compensating mechanism in tornadolike flows and the associated power laws.
Alexander Y Klimenko*, School of Mechanical & Mining Eng, The University Of Queensland, Australia
(112376134) 
4:30 p.m.
Thermodynamics Equations in Tornado Layer.
Pavel Belik, Augsburg College
Douglas P Dokken, University of St. Thomas
Kurt Scholz, University of St. Thomas
Mikhail M. Shvartsman*, University of St. Thomas
(112376210)

2:30 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 3:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on New Developments in the Analysis of Nonlocal Operators, I
MOH 321, Opus Hall
Organizers:
Donatella Danielli, Purdue University
Arshak Petrosyan, Purdue University
Camelia Pop, University of Minnesota capop@umn.edu

3:30 p.m.
Structure and regularity of the singular set in the obstacle problem for the fractional Laplacian.
Nicola Garofalo*, DICEA (Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering), University of Padova, ITALY
Xavier RosOton, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas, Austin
(11233580) 
4:30 p.m.
Obstacle problems for integrodifferential operators.
Xavier RosOton*, The University of Texas at Austin
(11233524)

3:30 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 3:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Symplectic Geometry and Contact Geometry, I
MOH 346, Opus Hall
Organizers:
TianJun Li, University of Minnesota
Cheuk Yu Mak, University of Minnesota
Ke Zhu, Minnesota State University ke.zhu@mnsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Symplectic capacities from positive $S^1$equivariant symplectic homology.
Jean Gutt*, University of Georgia
Michael Hutchings, UC Berkeley
(112353328) 
3:30 p.m.
New symplectic 4manifolds with $b_2^+ = 1$.
Anar Akhmedov*, University of Minnesota
Weiyi Zhang, University of Warwick
(112357205) 
4:00 p.m.
symplectomorphism gorup of rational 4manifold.
Jun Li*, University of Minnesota
TianJun Li, University of Minnesota
Weiwei Wu, University of Georgia
(112353390) 
4:30 p.m.
Existence and Stability of Symplectic Configurations.
Josef G Dorfmeister*, NDSU
(112357215)

3:00 p.m.

Friday October 28, 2016, 5:10 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Semiclassical quantum dynamics via Bohmian trajectories.
Thornton Auditorium, Terrence Murphy Hall
Christof Sparber*, Department of Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1123818)
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