AMS Sectional Meeting AMS Special Session
Current as of Friday, April 20, 2018 03:30:04
Spring Western Sectional Meeting
 Portland State University, Portland, OR
 April 1415, 2018 (Saturday  Sunday)
 Meeting #1137
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Nonsmooth Optimization and Applications(Dedicated to Prof. B. S. Mordukhovich on the occasion of his 70th birthday)

Saturday April 14, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonsmooth Optimization and Applications(Dedicated to Prof. B. S. Mordukhovich on the occasion of his 70th birthday), I
Room 53, Cramer Hall
Organizers:
Mau Nam Nguyen, Portland State University mnn3@pdx.edu
Hung M. Phan, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Shawn Xianfu Wang, University of British Columbia

8:00 a.m.
Discrete approximations and optimal control of proxregular sweeping processes.
Boris Mordukhovich*, Wayne State University
(113749193)

8:30 a.m.
Variational analysis perspective on linear convergence of some first order methods for nonsmooth optimization problems.
Jane J. Ye*, University of Victoria
(11379070)

9:00 a.m.
Subgradient methods without convexity: error bounds, linear convergence, and statistical guarantees.
Damek Davis, Cornell University
Dmitriy Drusvyatskiy*, University of Washington
Kellie J MacPhee, University of Washington
Courtney Paquette, Lehigh University
(113749261)

9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Applications of the generalized matrixfractional function.
Tim Hoheisel*, McGill University
James V. Burke, University of Washington
(1137494)

10:00 a.m.
Calculus of the Simplex Gradient.
Warren L Hare*, University of British Columbia
Gabriel JarryBolduc, University of British Columbia
(113749125)

10:30 a.m.
Variational analysis on the signed distance functions.
Xianfu Wang*, University of British Columbia Okanagan
Honglin Luo, Chongqing Normal University, PRC
Lukens Brett, University of British Columbia Okanagan
(11374988)

Saturday April 14, 2018, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonsmooth Optimization and Applications(Dedicated to Prof. B. S. Mordukhovich on the occasion of his 70th birthday), II
Room 53, Cramer Hall
Organizers:
Mau Nam Nguyen, Portland State University mnn3@pdx.edu
Hung M. Phan, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Shawn Xianfu Wang, University of British Columbia

3:00 p.m.
Analyticity, Spectral Analysis, and Uniform Stability of a Heatviscoelastic Plate Interaction Models.
Roberto Triggiani*, University of Memphis
(11373553)

3:30 p.m.
SecondOrder Optimality Conditions for Singular Extremals in Optimal Control Problems with Equality Endpoint Constraints.
Ilya Shvartsman*, Penn State Harrisburg
(11374934)

4:00 p.m.
Boundary Feedback Control with Applications to High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU).
Irena Lasiecka*, University of Memphis,
(11379392)

4:30 p.m.
Optimal control of a perturbed sweeping process.
Giovanni Colombo, Universita di Padova
Boris S. Mordukhovich, Wayne State University
Dao Nguyen*, Wayne State University
(113749304)

5:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Optimizing the polynomial radius and abscissa subject to affine constraints.
Julia Eaton*, University of Washington Tacoma
Mert Gurbuzbalaban, Rutgers University
Sara Grundel, Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Systems
Michael Overton, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(113749215)

5:30 p.m.
Proximal Averages for Minimization of Entropy Functionals.
Scott Boivin Lindstrom*, CARMA Priority Research Centre, University of Newcastle
(11374911)

Sunday April 15, 2018, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonsmooth Optimization and Applications(Dedicated to Prof. B. S. Mordukhovich on the occasion of his 70th birthday), III
Room 53, Cramer Hall
Organizers:
Mau Nam Nguyen, Portland State University mnn3@pdx.edu
Hung M. Phan, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Shawn Xianfu Wang, University of British Columbia

8:00 a.m.
Foundations of gauge and perspective duality.
James V Burke*, Seattle, Washington
Aleksandr Aravkin, University of Washington
Dmitriy Drusvyatskiy, University of Washington
Michael P Friedlender, University of British Columbia
Kellie MacPhee, University of Washington
(113790208)

8:30 a.m.
A lineartime algorithm to check the convexity of piecewise linearquadratic functions.
Yves Lucet*, University of British Columbia
Heinz H Bauschke, University of British Columbia
Hung M Phan, University of Massachusetts Lowell
(113749315)

9:00 a.m.
Spectral Subgradient Method for Unconstrained Optimization.
Milagros Loreto*, University of Washington Bothell
Yiting Xu, University of Washington Bothell
David Kotval, Middle Tennessee State University
(113749217)

9:30 a.m.
On the sum of projectors onto convex sets.
Heinz H. Bauschke, Mathematics, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, B.C. V1V 1V7, Canada
Minh N. Bui*, Mathematics, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, B.C. V1V 1V7, Canada
Xianfu Wang, Mathematics, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, B.C. V1V 1V7, Canada
(113747310)

10:00 a.m.
On the generic nature of various classes of convex functions.
Jon D Vanderwerff*, La Sierra University
(113746318)

10:30 a.m.
Constrained clustering and multifacility location via distance function penalty methods and DC programming.
Mau Nam Nguyen, Portland State University
Sam Reynolds, Portland State University
Tuyen Tran*, Portland State University
(113749187)

Sunday April 15, 2018, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonsmooth Optimization and Applications(Dedicated to Prof. B. S. Mordukhovich on the occasion of his 70th birthday), IV
Room 53, Cramer Hall
Organizers:
Mau Nam Nguyen, Portland State University mnn3@pdx.edu
Hung M. Phan, University of Massachusetts Lowell
Shawn Xianfu Wang, University of British Columbia

2:00 p.m.
A Semismooth Inverse Mapping Theorem for ${\cal C}^{1+}$ Functions under Tilt Stability.
Ebrahim Sarabi*, Miami University
(113749343)

2:30 p.m.
Linear convergence of iterative soft thresholding and solution uniqueness to general Lasso in Hilbert spaces.
Nghia T. A. Tran, Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Ming Yan, Michigan State University
Trinh Tran*, Oakland University, Rochester, MI
(113790170)

3:00 p.m.
On directional pseudo/quasinormality and directional enhanced KKT conditions.
Kuang Bai*, University of Victoria
(113749253)

3:30 p.m.
A nonsmooth program for jamming hard spheres.
Peter Hinow*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(11374918)

4:00 p.m.
An Efficient Algorithm for Finding a 3Dim Maximum Independent Set.
Michael A Laidacker*, Lamar University, Beaumont, Tx
(1137058)

4:30 p.m.
On Mordukhovich's Criteria for Lipschitz Properties of Nonsmooth Functions and SetValued Mappings.
Mau Nam Nguyen*, Portland State University
(113749286)
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