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Fall Western Sectional Meeting
University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA
November 45, 2017 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1134
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Please note room assignments are subject to change right
up until the meeting occurs.
The program published here is continually updated and
may be more current than the printed program.
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information.
Sunday November 5, 2017

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
3rd Floor Lobby, Highlander Union Building

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
3rd Floor Lobby, Highlander Union Building

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Combinatorial Structures in Knot Theory, III
Room 1307, Spieth Hall Organizers: Patricia Cahn, Smith College Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College Sam.Nelson@cmc.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Alexander polynomial of some virtual knots via the multivariable Alexander polynomial of links.
Robert G Todd*, Mount Mercy University
Micah Chrisman, Monmouth University
(113457150)

8:30 a.m.
Markovtype theorems for virtual trivalent braids.
Carmen Caprau*, California State University, Fresno
Abigayle Dirdak, California State University, Fresno
Rita Post, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Erica Sawyer, The Evergreen State College
(113457176)

9:00 a.m.
An Algorithm for Computing the Colored Jones Polynomial.
Mustafa Hajij, University of South Florida
Jesse S F Levitt*, University of Southern California
(11341655)

9:30 a.m.
Colored KhovanovRozansky homology of infinite braids.
Michael Abel*, Duke University
Michael Willis, University of California, Los Angeles
(113457321)

10:00 a.m.
Chromatic graph homology for brace algebras.
Vladimir V Baranovsky*, University of California  Irvine
Maksym Zubkov, University of California  Irvine
(113418445)

10:30 a.m.
Patterns in Khovanov link and chromatic graph homology.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, North Carolina State University
Daniel Scofield, North Carolina State University
(113457433)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Geometry of Fractals, III
Room 367, Highlander Union Building Organizers: Erin Pearse, California Polytechnic State University Goran Radunovic, University of Zagreb goran.radunovic@fer.hr Tim Cobler, Fullerton College, California

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Characteristics of a Successful Mathematics Gateway Program, III
Room 1212, Olmsted Hall Organizers: Sara Lapan, University of California, Riverside slapan@math.ucr.edu Jeff Meyer, California State University, San Bernardino David Weisbart, University of California, Riverside

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Partial Differential Equations and their Applications, III
Room 2365, Sproul Hall Organizers: PoNing Chen, University of California, Riverside poningc@ucr.edu Henri Roesch, Duke University Richard M. Schoen, University of California, Irvine Xiangwen Zhang, University of California, Irvine

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory, III
Room 2200, Spieth Hall Organizers: Jonathan Beardsley, University of Washington jbeards1@uw.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on NonCommutative Birational Geometry, Cluster Structures and Canonical Bases, III
Room 172, Surge Building Organizers: Arkady Berenstein, University of Oregon, Eugene Jacob Greenstein, University of California, Riverside jacobg@ucr.edu Vladimir Retakh, Rutgers University

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Particle Methods and Nonlocal Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 2340, Sproul Hall Organizers: Katy Craig, University of California, Santa Barbara kcraig@math.ucsb.edu Franca Hoffman, University of Cambridge

8:00 a.m.
Matrixvalued and vectorvalued density flows.
Yongxin Chen, Iowa State University
Tryphon T. Georgiou*, University of California, Irvine
Allen Tannenbaum, Stony Brook University
(113449273)

8:30 a.m.
Nonlinear crossdiffusion systems: an optimal transport approach.
Alpár R. Mészáros*, UCLA
(113435248)

9:00 a.m.
From slow diffusion to a hard height constraint: characterizing congested aggregation.
Katy Craig*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Inwon Kim, University of California, Los Angeles
Yao Yao, Georgia Institute of Technology
(113449189)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion

10:00 a.m.
The aggregation equation with Newtonian potential: the vanishing viscosity limit.
Elaine Cozzi, Oregon State University
James Kelliher*, University of California Riverside
GungMin Gie, University of Louisville
(113435212)

10:30 a.m.
Vanishing Viscosity Approximation of a Class of Continuity Equations.
Yuming Zhang*, University of Los Angeles, California
(113435213)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Random Matrices: Theory and Applications, III
Room 1125, Interdisciplinary Studies South Organizers: Ioana Dumitriu, University of Washington Thomas Trogdon, University of California, Irvine ttrogdon@uci.edu

8:00 a.m.
Distribution of singular values of random band matrices. MarchenkoPastur law and more.
Indrajit Jana, Temple University
Alexander Soshnikov*, University of California at Davis
(113460292)

9:00 a.m.
Matrix Concentration for Expander Walks.
Nikhil Srivastava*, UC Berkeley
Ankit Garg, Microsoft Research
(113460446)

9:30 a.m.
Spectra of nearly Hermitian random matrices.
Sean O'Rourke, CUBoulder
Philip Matchett Wood*, UWMadison
(113460258)

10:00 a.m.
Alon's conjecture in random bipartite biregular graphs.
Gerandy Brito*, School of Mathematics. Georgia Institute of Technology
Ioana Dumitriu, University of Washington
Kameron Harris, University of Washington
(113460196)

10:30 a.m.
Eigenvectors of random matrices and graphs.
Sean O'Rourke*, University of Colorado Boulder
Behrouz Touri, UCSD
Van Vu, Yale University
Ke Wang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(113460151)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Random and Deterministic Dynamical Systems, III
Room 1121, Interdisciplinary Studies South Organizers: Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California, Los Angeles nhaydn@usc.edu Huyi Hu, Michigan State University

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Rational Cherednik Algebras and Categorification, III
Room 269, Highlander Union Building Organizers: Pavel Etingof, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ivan Losev, Northeastern University i.loseu@neu.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Riemannian Manifolds of NonNegative Sectional Curvature, III
Room 1134, Interdisciplinary Studies South Organizers: Owen Dearricott, University of Melbourne owen.dearricott@gmail.com Fernando GalazGarcia, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
On the PetersenWilhelm conjecture.
Marco Radeschi*, Notre Dame University
(113453421)

9:00 a.m.
Alexandrov Spaces with Integral Current Structure.
Maree Jaramillo, University of Connecticut
Raquel Perales, Universidad Nacional Auto Noma de Mexico, Oaxaca, ME
Priyanka Rajan*, Santa Clara, CA
Catherine Searle, Wichita State University
Anna Siffert, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany
(113453347)

10:00 a.m.
Positive curvature and torus symmetry.
Lee Kennard*, University of Oklahoma
Burkhard Wilking, University of Münster
(11345342)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Several Complex Variables, III
Room 1002, Interdisciplinary Studies North Organizers: Bingyuan Liu, University of California, Riverside bingyuan@ucr.edu Bun Wong, University of California, Riverside

8:00 a.m.
On torsion and cotorsion of differentials on certain complete intersection rings.
Claudia Miller, Syracuse University
Sophia Vassiliadou*, Georgetown University
(113432453)

8:30 a.m.
Bergman Spaces on Reinhardt Domains.
Debraj Chakrabarti*, Central Michigan University
Luke Edholm, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Jeff McNeal, Ohio State University
(11343241)

9:00 a.m.
Weighted Bergman spaces of domains with Leviflat boundary: two case studies.
Masanori Adachi*, Shizuoka University
(113432365)

9:30 a.m.
Obstructions for Compactness of Hankel Operators: Compactness Multipliers.
Mehmet Celik*, Texas A&M University  Commerce
Yunus E. Zeytuncu, University of Michigan  Dearborn
(113432106)

10:00 a.m.
Bounding the invariant spectrum of toric Kaehler manifolds.
Thomas Murphy*, Cal State Fullerton
(113453285)

10:30 a.m.
Symmetries in CR complexity theory.
John D'Angelo, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Ming Xiao*, University of California, San Diego
(113432199)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Tensor Categories: Bridging Algebra, Topology, and Physics, III
Room 265, Highlander Union Building Organizers: Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Julia Plavnik, Texas A&M University Henry Tucker, University of California, San Diego hjtucker@ucsd.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Advances in Operator Algebras, III
Room 379, Highlander Union Building Organizers: Michael Hartglass, UC Riverside, Santa Clara University Chenxu Wen, University of California, Riverside chenxuw@ucr.edu Feng Xu, University of California, Riverside

8:30 a.m.
On Completely Rank Nonincreasing Multilinear Maps.
Hassan Yousefi*, California State University Fullerton
(113447413)

9:00 a.m.
Amalgamated free product rigidity for group von Neumann algebras.
Adrian Ioana*, UCSD
Ionut Chifan, University of Iowa
(113446107)

9:30 a.m.
Between Popa's Intertwining and Measure Equivalence.
Daniel Drimbe, UC San Diego
Daniel J. Hoff*, UCLA
Adrian Ioana, UC San Diego
(113447330)

10:00 a.m.
Two new settings for examples of von Neumann dimension.
Lauren C. Ruth*, University of California, Riverside
(113447315)

10:30 a.m.
Crossed Products and Coaction Functors.
S. Kaliszewski*, Arizona State University
Magnus B. Landstad, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
John Quigg, Arizona State University
(113446389)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 171, Surge Building Organizers: Humberto Diaz, University of California, Riverside Jose Gonzalez, University of California, Riverside Ziv Ran, University of California, Riverside ziv.ran@ucr.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, III
Room 2339, Sproul Hall Organizers: Zhiqi Lu, University of California, Irvine Jie Qing, University of California, Santa Cruz Guofang Wei, University of California, Santa Barbara Qi Zhang, University of California, Riverside qi.zhang@ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Constant scalar curvature metrics on blowups of Kahler surfaces.
Ved V Datar*, UC Berkeley
(113453265)

8:30 a.m.
Some recent gluing constructions of minimal surfaces in the 3sphere and Euclidean space.
David Wiygul*, University of California, Irvine
(113453414)

9:00 a.m.
Modified mean curvature flow of entire locally Lipschitz radial graphs in hyperbolic space.
Patrick Allmann, UC Santa Cruz
Longzhi Lin*, UC Santa Cruz
Jingyong Zhu, University of Science and Technology of China
(113453376)

9:30 a.m.
Hypersurfaces with Nonegative Ricci Curvature in hyperbolic space.
Shiguang Ma*, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
Jie Qing, University of California, Santa Cruz
Vincent Bonini, Cal Poly State University
(11345392)

10:00 a.m.
New proofs of Perelman's theorem on shrinking Breathers in Ricci flow.
Peng Lu*, University of Oregon
(11345369)

10:30 a.m.
Finite homeomorphism type with integral curvature bound.
Zhongmin Jin*, UCSB
(113451200)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic Differential and Integral Equations, III
Room 2356, Sproul Hall Organizers: Mathew Gluck, University of Oklahoma mathew.r.gluck1@ou.edu John Villavert, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley

Sunday November 5, 2017, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Contributed Paper Session on AMS Contributed Paper Session, III
Room 1132, Interdisciplinary Studies South

8:30 a.m.
From econophysics to econobiology: a categorical approach to stochastic network models.
Ted Theodosopoulos*, The Nueva School
(113460459)

9:00 a.m.
Equilibrium configurations of defective crystals.
Maxim Zyskin*, University of Nottingham
(113449463)

9:15 a.m.
Zeros of polynomials and their generating functions.
Khang D Tran*, California State University, Fresno
(113430380)

9:30 a.m.
Twisted Heisenberg Category and Walgebra $W_{1+\infty}$.
Can Ozan Oğuz*, University of Southern California
Michael Reeks, University of Virginia
(113481460)

10:00 a.m.
Height Pairing for Cycles and Determinant Line Bundle.
Yordanka Aleksandrova Kovacheva*, The University of Chicago
(113414404)

10:15 a.m.
Fractional Order Total Variational Based Model For Multiplicative Noise Removal.
Rizwan Rizwan*, Mingora
Noor Badshah, University Of Engineering and Technology Peshawar
Akbar Zada, University of Peshawar
(11343576)

10:30 a.m.
Periodic and Solitary Wave Solutions of Some Physical Models.
Erdogan Mehmet Ozkan*, Yildiz Technical University
Mutlu Akar, Yildiz Technical University
Adem Cengiz Cevikel, Yildiz Technical University
(113435408)

10:45 a.m.
Basics of Skin Lesion Classification in Clifford Algebra.
Mutlu Akar*, Yildiz Technical University
Nikolay Metodiev Sirakov, Texas A&M UniversityCommerce
(113468406)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applied Category Theory, III
Room 268, Highlander Union Building Organizers: John Baez, University of California, Riverside baez@math.ucr.edu

9:00 a.m.
Controllability and observability: diagrams and duality.
Jason Erbele*, Victor Valley College
(113493103)

9:30 a.m.
Frobenius monoids, weak bimonoids, and corelations.
Brandon Coya*, University of California, Riverside
(11341838)

10:00 a.m.
Compositional design and tasking of networks.
John C. Baez, University of California, Riverside
John D. Foley*, Metron, Inc.
Joseph Moeller, University of California, Riverside
Blake S. Pollard, University of California, Riverside
(113418182)

10:30 a.m.
Operads for modeling networks.
Joseph Moeller*, University of California, Riverside
John Baez, University of California, Riverside
Blake Pollard, University of California, Riverside
John Foley, Metron Inc.
(11349436)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Aspects of the Polynomial Ring, III
Room 2132, Interdisciplinary Studies South Organizers: Sami Assaf, University of Southern California Dominic Searles, University of Southern California dsearles@usc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Schur operators and identities for skew stable Grothendieck polynomials.
Damir Yeliussizov*, UCLA
(113405268)

9:30 a.m.
Fundamental Slide Polynomials and Generalized Lattice Paths.
Ezgi Kantarcı Oğuz*, University of Southern California
Sami Assaf, University of Southern California
Danjoseph Keeny Quijada, University of Southern California
(113405439)

10:00 a.m.
Braids, symmetric functions, and shuffle conjectures.
Matthew T Hogancamp*, University of Southern California
(113405454)

10:30 a.m.
A minimajpreserving crystal on ordered multiset partitions.
Georgia Benkart, University of WisconsinMadison
Laura Colmenarejo, York University
Pamela E Harris, Williams College
Rosa Orellana, Dartmouth College
Greta Panova, University of Pennsylvania
Anne Schilling*, University of California, Davis
Martha Yip, University of Kentucky
(11340560)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Representation Theory, III
Room 260, Highlander Union Building Organizers: Vyjayanthi Chari, University of California, Riverside Maria Monks Gillespie, University of California, Davis mgillespie@math.ucdavis.edu Monica Vazirani, University of California, Davis

9:00 a.m.
Line configurations, ordered set partitions, and the Delta Conjecture.
Brendan Pawlowski, University of Michigan
Brendon Rhoades*, University of California, San Diego
(113405377)

9:30 a.m.
SchurWeyl Duality for Unipotent Upper Triangular Matrices.
Megan Ly*, University of Colorado Boulder
(113405395)

10:00 a.m.
Rational Slope Dyck Paths in the NonRelatively Prime Case.
Eugene Gorsky, UC Davis
Mikhail Mazin*, Kansas State University
Monica Vazirani, UC Davis
(113405409)

10:30 a.m.
From Anderson to Zeta.
Marko Thiel*, University of Zurich
(113405222)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Generalized Geometry, III
Room 1006, Interdisciplinary Studies North Organizers: Daniele Grandini, Virginia State University grandini.math@gmail.com YatSun Poon, University of California, Riverside

Sunday November 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Model Theory,III
Room 2130, Interdisciplinary Studies South Organizers: Artem Chernikov, University of California, Los Angeles Isaac Goldbring, University of California, Irvine isaac@math.uci.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Ring Theory and Related Topics (Celebrating the 75th Birthday of Lance W. Small), III
Room 173, Surge Building Organizers: Jason Bell, University of Waterloo jpbell@uwaterloo.ca Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University Susan Montgomery, University of Southern California

Sunday November 5, 2017, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Preparing Students for American Mathematical Competitions, III
Room 1208, Olmsted Hall Organizers: Adam Glesser, California State University, Fullerton Phillip Ramirez, California State University, Fullerton Bogdan D. Suceava, California State University, Fullerton bsuceava@fullerton.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Double affine Hecke algebras and their applications.
Room 302, Highlander Union Building
Pavel Etingof*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1134002)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 12:10 p.m.1:50 p.m.
MSRI Reception and Presentation
Room 282, Surge Building

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Geometry of Fractals, IV
Room 367, Highlander Union Building Organizers: Erin Pearse, California Polytechnic State University Goran Radunovic, University of Zagreb goran.radunovic@fer.hr Tim Cobler, Fullerton College, California

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Applied Category Theory, IV
Room 268, Highlander Union Building Organizers: John Baez, University of California, Riverside baez@math.ucr.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.2:40 p.m.
Special Session on Characteristics of a Successful Mathematics Gateway Program, IV
Room 1212, Olmsted Hall Organizers: Sara Lapan, University of California, Riverside slapan@math.ucr.edu Jeff Meyer, California State University, San Bernardino David Weisbart, University of California, Riverside

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Representation Theory, IV
Room 260, Highlander Union Building Organizers: Vyjayanthi Chari, University of California, Riverside Maria Monks Gillespie, University of California, Davis mgillespie@math.ucdavis.edu Monica Vazirani, University of California, Davis

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory, IV
Room 2200, Spieth Hall Organizers: Jonathan Beardsley, University of Washington jbeards1@uw.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Model Theory,IV
Room 2130, Interdisciplinary Studies South Organizers: Artem Chernikov, University of California, Los Angeles Isaac Goldbring, University of California, Irvine isaac@math.uci.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on NonCommutative Birational Geometry, Cluster Structures and Canonical Bases, IV
Room 172, Surge Building Organizers: Arkady Berenstein, University of Oregon, Eugene Jacob Greenstein, University of California, Riverside jacobg@ucr.edu Vladimir Retakh, Rutgers University

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Particle Methods and Nonlocal Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room 2340, Sproul Hall Organizers: Katy Craig, University of California, Santa Barbara kcraig@math.ucsb.edu Franca Hoffman, University of Cambridge

2:00 p.m.
Entropy dissipation in quantum many particle systems.
Eric A. Carlen*, Rutgers University
(113446290)

2:30 p.m.
Quantum Kinetic Equations from Quantum Many Particle Systems.
Maria C. Carvalho*, University of Lisbon and Rutgers University
(113435291)

3:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:30 p.m.
Analysis of Mean Curvature Flow with a Forcing Term.
Dohyun Kwon*, University of California, Los Angeles
Inwon Kim, University of California, Los Angeles
(113435298)

4:00 p.m.
Droplet breakup in the liquid drop model with background potential.
Stan Alama, McMaster University
Lia Bronsard, McMaster University
Rustum Choksi, McGill University
Ihsan Topaloglu*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(113449164)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Preparing Students for American Mathematical Competitions, IV
Room 1208, Olmsted Hall Organizers: Adam Glesser, California State University, Fullerton Phillip Ramirez, California State University, Fullerton Bogdan D. Suceava, California State University, Fullerton bsuceava@fullerton.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Random and Deterministic Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 1121, Interdisciplinary Studies South Organizers: Nicolai Haydn, University of Southern California, Los Angeles nhaydn@usc.edu Huyi Hu, Michigan State University

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Rational Cherednik Algebras and Categorification, IV
Room 269, Highlander Union Building Organizers: Pavel Etingof, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ivan Losev, Northeastern University i.loseu@neu.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Riemannian Manifolds of NonNegative Sectional Curvature, IV
Room 1134, Interdisciplinary Studies South Organizers: Owen Dearricott, University of Melbourne owen.dearricott@gmail.com Fernando GalazGarcia, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Sunday November 5, 2017, 2:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Special Session on Tensor Categories: Bridging Algebra, Topology, and Physics, IV
Room 265, Highlander Union Building Organizers: Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Julia Plavnik, Texas A&M University Henry Tucker, University of California, San Diego hjtucker@ucsd.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Advances in Operator Algebras, IV
Room 379, Highlander Union Building Organizers: Michael Hartglass, UC Riverside, Santa Clara University Chenxu Wen, University of California, Riverside chenxuw@ucr.edu Feng Xu, University of California, Riverside

3:00 p.m.
On the II$_1$ factor $\mathcal{E}$.
Isaac Goldbring*, University of California, Irvine
(11344689)

3:30 p.m.
Bifree probability, vaccine, and entropy.
Ian L Charlesworth*, University of California, San Diego
Paul Skoufranis, York University
(113447371)

4:00 p.m.
Product Rigidity for NonPrime Group von Neumann Algebras.
Rolando de Santiago*, UCLA
Ionut Chifan, University of Iowa
Thomas Sinclair, Purdue University
(113446432)

4:30 p.m.
Toeplitz operators and lattices.
Stephan Ramon Garcia*, Pomona College
(113447266)

5:00 p.m.
The Large$N$ Limit of the $q$SegalBargmann Transform.
Guillaume Cebron, Institut de Mathematiques de Toulouse
Ching Wei Ho*, University of California San Diego
(113446382)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 171, Surge Building Organizers: Humberto Diaz, University of California, Riverside Jose Gonzalez, University of California, Riverside Ziv Ran, University of California, Riverside ziv.ran@ucr.edu

Sunday November 5, 2017, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, IV
Room 2339, Sproul Hall Organizers: Zhiqi Lu, University of California, Irvine Jie Qing, University of California, Santa Cruz Guofang Wei, University of California, Santa Barbara Qi Zhang, University of California, Riverside qi.zhang@ucr.edu

3:00 p.m.
Alexandrov's uniqueness theorem for convex surfaces.
Xiangwen Zhang*, University of California, Irvine
(11345391)

3:30 p.m.
Curvature estimates for stable free boundary minimal hypersurfaces.
Qiang Guang*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Martin Manchun Li, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Xin Zhou, University of California, Santa Barbara
(113453235)

4:30 p.m.
The compactification for the quantum Kirwan morphism moduli spaces.
Bohui Chen, Sichuan University, China
BaiLing Wang, ANU
Rui Wang*, UC Irvine
(113453159)

5:00 p.m.
Continuity of minimizers to weighted least gradient problems.
Andres Zuniga*, Indiana University
(113449204)

Sunday November 5, 2017, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Ring Theory and Related Topics (Celebrating the 75th Birthday of Lance W. Small), IV
Room 173, Surge Building Organizers: Jason Bell, University of Waterloo jpbell@uwaterloo.ca Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University Susan Montgomery, University of Southern California
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