AMS Sectional Meeting Full Program
Current as of Saturday, April 18, 2020 03:30:05
Spring Western Sectional Meeting
 California State University, Fresno, Fresno, CA
 May 23, 2020 (Saturday  Sunday)
 Meeting #1158
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.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.
Unscheduled

Unscheduled
Special Session on Research in Mathematics Education (SESSION CANCELLED)

Ravi Somayajulu, Clovis Community College
Jenna Tague, Clovis Community College jenna.tague@cloviscollege.edu

Saturday May 2, 2020

Saturday May 2, 2020, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Rotunda, Science 2 Building 
Saturday May 2, 2020, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Rotunda, Science 2 Building 
Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, I
Room 136, Peters Business Building
Organizers:
Carmen Caprau, California State University, Fresno ccaprau@csufresno.edu
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College

8:00 a.m.
Categorifying the skein module of the solid torus.
Matthew Hogancamp*, Northeastern University
Eugene Gorsky, UC Davis
Paul Wedrich, University of Bonn, MPIM
(115855354) 
8:30 a.m.
Symmetries and Khovanov homology.
Melissa Zhang*, University of Georgia
Matthew Stoffregen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(115857280) 
9:00 a.m.
Ribbon concordance obstructions from Khovanov homology.
Carmen Caprau, California State University, Fresno
Nicolle Gonzalez*, UCLA
Christine Ruey Shan Lee, University of South Alabama
Adam Lowrance, Vassar College
Radmilla Sazdanovic, North Carolina State University
Melissa Zhang, University of Georgia
(115854250) 
9:30 a.m.
Cancellations in the degree of the colored Jones polynomial.
Christine Ruey Shan Lee*, University of South Alabama
Roland van der Veen, University of Groningen
(11585784) 
10:00 a.m.
Gram Determinant Type $Mb$.
Rhea Palak Bakshi, The George Washington University
Dionne Ibarra*, The George Washington University
Sujoy Mukherjee, The Ohio State University
Jozef Przytycki, The George Washington University
(11585765) 
10:30 a.m.
Representation Theory of the Kauffman Bracket skein algebra of a surface at a root of unity.
Charles Frohman*, The University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska, National Science Foundation
(11585761)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on ArtinSchelter regular algebras and related topics, I
Room 109, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University kirkman@wfu.edu
James Zhang, University of Washington

8:00 a.m.
Algebras in grouptheoretical fusion categories.
Yiby Morales, Universidad de los Andes
Monique Muller, Universidade Federal de Sao Joao delRei
Ana Ros Camacho, Cardiff University
Julia Plavnik, Indiana University
Angela Tabiri, African Institute for Mathematical Sciences Ghana
Chelsea Walton*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(11581825) 
8:30 a.m.
Noncommutative tensor triangular geometry.
Daniel Nakano, University of Georgia
Kent Vashaw*, Louisiana State University
Milen Yakimov, Louisiana State University
(115818186) 
9:00 a.m.
Hopf actions on $A_{\infty}$algebras.
Cody Tipton*, University of Washington
(115817152) 
9:30 a.m.
1generation of section rings associated to certain inverse systems of projective schemes.
Peter Goetz*, Humboldt State University
(115816243) 
10:00 a.m.
Noncommutative Projective Geometry of Certain Twisted Tensor Products.
Andrew B. Conner*, Saint Mary's College of California
Peter D. Goetz, Humboldt State University
(115816272) 
10:30 a.m.
Elliptic algebras.
Alexandru Chirvasitu*, SUNY at Buffalo
Ryo Kanda, Osaka City University
Paul S. Smith, University of Washington
(11581693)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on DG Methods in Commutative Algebra and Representation Theory, I
Room 307, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Benjamin Briggs, University of Utah
Janina Letz, University of Utah letz@math.utah.edu
Josh Pollitz, University of Utah

8:00 a.m.
Strongly Torindependent Modules over Local Rings.
Hannah Altmann, Dakota State University
Sean SatherWagstaff*, Clemson University
(115813146) 
8:30 a.m.
DG homological algebra and vanishing of Ext over local rings.
Saeed Nasseh*, Georgia Southern University
(11581351) 
9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic Behavior of Ext over graded complete intersections.
David A. Jorgensen*, University of Texas at Arlington
Liana Sega, University of Missouri Kansas City
Peder Thompson, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
(115813259) 
9:30 a.m.
QuasiPolynomial Growth of Betti Sequences.
Luchezar L. Avramov, University of NebraskaLincoln
Nicholas R. Packauskas*, SUNY Cortland
Nicholas R Packauskas, University of NebraskaLincoln
(115813229) 
10:00 a.m.
The Taylor Resolution over a Skew Polynomial Ring.
Luigi Ferraro*, Wake Forest University
Frank Moore, Wake Forest University
Desiree Martin, Wake Forest University
(115816196) 
10:30 a.m.
On the Gerstenhaber bracket in relative Hochschild cohomology of associative algebras.
Pablo Ocal*, Texas A&M University and Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
(11581644)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Data Analysis and Predictive Modeling, I
Room 033, Peters Business Building
Organizers:
Earvin Balderama, California State University, Fresno earvin@csufresno.edu
Adriano Zambom, California State University, Northridge

8:30 a.m.
Mathematical Model for Market Competition in the Telecommunication Industries in Nigeria.
Eka Oche Ogbaji*, Federal University Wukari
A Edu, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY WUKARI
(11583413) 
9:00 a.m.
LongTerm Stock Market Bayesian Modeling.
Michael Reyes, University of Nevada in Reno
Andrey Sarantsev*, University of Nevada in Reno
(11586220) 
9:30 a.m.
Comparison of ARIMA, Artificial Neural Network (ANN), and Geometric Brownian Motion (GBM) models for stock price prediction.
Mohammad Rafiqul Islam*, Youngstown State University
Nguyet Nguyen, Youngstown State University
(115862334) 
10:00 a.m.
All data are "documents": A scalable spectral clustering framework based on landmark points and cosine similarity.
Guangliang Chen*, San Jose State University
(115862348) 
10:30 a.m.
Adding flexibility in directional outlier detection and modelbased learning.
Cristina Tortora*, San Jose State University
(11580073)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on How to Solve It? Heuristics and Inquiry Based Learning, I
Room 308, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Mario Banuelos, California State University, Fresno
Andrew G. Benedek, Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungary
Agnes Tuska, California State University, Fresno agnest@csufresno.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discussion 
8:30 a.m.
Investigating Resampling Methods in Upper Division Math Courses.
Mario Banuelos*, California State University, Fresno
(115897292) 
9:00 a.m.
Linking IBL and Research through Dialectical Heuristics.
Zoe C Ashton*, The Ohio State University
(115897258) 
10:00 a.m.
The What and Why Behind IBL Communities: Beginning to Build in CA & NV.
Megan E SelbachAllen*, Stanford University
(115897306)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, I
Room 143, Science 1 Building
Organizers:
Hanna Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Robert Owczarek, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and University of New Mexico, Los Alamos rowczare@unm.edu

8:00 a.m.
On the homology of quasibands.
Sujoy Mukherjee*, The Ohio State University
(115857126) 
8:30 a.m.
Torsion in skein modules and framing changes of links.
Rhea Palak Bakshi, The George Washington University
Dionne Ibarra, The George Washington University
Gabriel MontoyaVega*, The George Washington University
Jozef H Przytycki, The George Washington University
Deborah Weeks, The George Washington University
(115857111) 
9:00 a.m.
Changing Framings of Links Requires NonSeparating $S^2$.
Rhea Palak Bakshi, The George Washington University
Dionne Ibarra, The George Washington University
Gabriel MontoyaVega, The George Washington University
Jozef Przytycki, The George Washington
Deborah Weeks*, The George Washington University
(115857110) 
9:30 a.m.
Quantum Teichmüller spaces and Przytycki's invariant of rooted trees.
Robert Owczarek*, University of New Mexico
(11585760) 
10:00 a.m.
Complexity of extreme Khovanov homology for 4braids.
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University
Marithania Silvero, Universidad de Huelva, Spain
(115857117)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Methods in Evolution and Medicine (associated with the Invited Address by Natalia Komarova), I
Room 210, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Natalia L. Komarova, University of California, Irvine
Jesse Kreger, University of California, Irvine kregerj@uci.edu

8:00 a.m.
Understanding the role of phenotypic switching in cancer drug resistance.
J. Foo*, University of Minnesota
E. Gunnarsson, University of Minnesota
S. De, Rutgers University
K. Leder, University of Minnesota
(115892239) 
8:30 a.m.
Effect of synaptic celltocell transmission and recombination on the evolution of double mutants in HIV.
Jesse Kreger*, University of California Irvine
Natalia L Komarova, University of California Irvine
Dominik Wodarz, University of California Irvine
(115892131) 
9:00 a.m.
The disease threshold condition for SIS dynamics on a random contact network.
Junling Ma*, University of Victoria
(115892253) 
9:30 a.m.
Coupled epidemiological and evolutionary dynamics of pathogens.
Chadi M SaadRoy*, Princeton University
(115892179) 
10:00 a.m.
Datadriven Model Selection for Spatiotemporal Models of Wound Healing.
David M. Bortz*, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
(11589210) 
10:30 a.m.
Discrete time Darwinian models and an application to the evolution of postreproduction survival.
Jim M Cushing*, University of Arizona
(11589291)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Methods in NonSemisimple Representation Categories, I
Room 309, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Eric Friedlander, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington, Seattle
Paul Sobaje, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro psobaje@georgiasouthern.edu

8:00 a.m.
Noncommutative Tensor Triangular Geometry.
Daniel K. Nakano*, University of Georgia
Kent B. Vashaw, Louisiana St. University
Milen T. Yakimov, Louisiana St. University
(11581881) 
8:30 a.m.
Prime spectra of abelian 2categories and categorification of Richardson varieties.
Kent Vashaw*, Louisiana State University
Milen Yakimov, Louisiana State University
(115818224) 
9:00 a.m.
Representation categories as 2representations.
Raphael Rouquier*, UCLA
(115817227) 
9:30 a.m.
Poisson Cluster Algebras and Unique Factorization.
K. R. Goodearl*, University of California at Santa Barbara
M. T. Yakimov, Louisiana State University
(115813114) 
10:00 a.m.
Dualities induced by tilting modules.
Birge HuisgenZimmermann*, University of California at Santa Barbara
Manuel Saorin, Universidad de Murcia
(115816113) 
10:30 a.m.
Nilpotent elements and reductive subgroups over a local field.
George J McNinch*, Tufts University
(115820206)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Mathematical Biology, Ecology, Epidemiology, and Evolution, I
Room 206, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Lale Asik, Texas Tech University lale.asik@ttu.edu
Khanh Phuong Nguyen, University of Houston
Angela Peace, Texas Tech University

8:00 a.m.
The Effects of Excess Food Nutrient Content on a Tritrophic Food Chain Model in the Aquatic Ecosystem.
Lale Asik*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,Texas Tech University
Ming Chen, School of Science,Dalian Maritime University
Angela Peace, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,Texas Tech University
(115834361) 
8:30 a.m.
Complex Dynamics of an NPZ Model Induced by Distinct Zooplankton Loss Terms with Applications to Algal Blooms.
J Caleb Macdonald*, Department of Matheamtics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Hayriye Gulbudak, Department of Matheamtics, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(115834219) 
9:00 a.m.
Analysis of a Fish Population Model.
Lewa' M Alzaleq*, Washington State University
Manoranjan, Washington State University
(1158656) 
9:30 a.m.
Viability of reduced observations for tracking Astragalus abundance in the field.
Amanda N. Laubmeier*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Richard Rebarber, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Brigitte Tenhumberg, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(115892378) 
10:00 a.m.
Effects of Spatial Structure of the Hive in the Recruitment Process of Honeybee Colonies.
Subekshya Bidari*, University of Colorado Boulder
(115835322) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis of Fractional Differential and Difference Equations with its Application, I
Room 139, Science 1 Building
Organizers:
Bhuvaneswari Sambandham, Dixie State University buna.sambandham@dixie.edu
Aghalaya S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

8:30 a.m.
Evolution in a discretetime predatorprey model.
Azmy S. Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Md Istiaq Hossain, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Amy Veprauskas*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Aijun Zhang, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(115892335) 
9:00 a.m.
An Innovative Dynamic Modeling of Binary State Processes.
Gangaram S. Ladde*, University of South Florida at Tampa
(11583711) 
10:00 a.m.
A Second Order Finite Difference Scheme for a Structured Model of Mycobacterium marinum Dynamics in Aquatic Animals.
Azmy Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Karyn Sutton, Institute for Disease Modeling
Tingting Tang*, San Diego State University Imperial Valley
Lihong Zhao, University of Idaho
(115892265) 
10:30 a.m.
Inference for DeltaLognormal Distribution.
Md Sazib Hasan*, Dixie State University, St. George, UT
Kalimuthu Krishnamoorthy, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(115862373)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complexity in LowDimensional Topology, I
Room 108, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Jennifer Schultens, University of California, Davis jcs@math.ucdavis.edu
Eric Sedgwick, DePaul University

8:30 a.m.
Distance and intersection number in the reducing sphere complex.
Alexander Zupan*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(115857222) 
9:00 a.m.
The further adventures of Bernhard and Jablan.
Mark Brittenham*, University of Nebraska
Susan Hermiller, University of Nebraska
(115857197) 
9:30 a.m.
Combinatorial width parameters for 3manifolds.
Kristóf Huszár*, Institute of Science and Technology Austria
Jonathan Spreer, School of Mathematics and Statistics, The University of Sydney
Uli Wagner, Institute of Science and Technology Austria
(115857156) 
10:00 a.m.
Fundamental groups of 3manifolds and finite state automata.
Susan Hermiller*, University of Nebraska
(115857200) 
10:30 a.m.
Alternating knots with large boundary slope diameter.
M. Ishikawa, Keio University
Thomas W. Mattman*, California State University, Chico
K. Namiki, Saitama University
K. Shimokawa, Saitama University
(11585754)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Math Circle Games and Puzzles that Teach Deep Mathematics, I
Room 207, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Maria Nogin, California State University, Fresno mnogin@csufresno.edu
Agnes Tuska, California State University, Fresno

8:30 a.m.
Discussion 
9:00 a.m.
Expert Games of Chance.
Edward C Keppelmann*, University if Nevada Reno
(115860288) 
10:00 a.m.
Mathematical thinking and problem solving through games and puzzles.
Emiliano Gomez*, UC Berkeley
(115897154)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Numerical Semigroups and Applications, I
Room 180, Engineering East Building
Organizers:
Elie Alhajjar, West Point Military Academy
Christopher O'Neill, San Diego State University cdoneill@sdsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Visualization Methods for Numerical Semigroups.
Roberto Pelayo*, University of California, Irvine
(115808205) 
9:00 a.m.
Positive semigroups and generalized Frobenius numbers over totally real number fields.
Lenny Fukshansky*, Claremont Mckenna College
Yingqi Shi, Claremont McKenna College
(11581119) 
9:30 a.m.
Delta sets of arithmetic and geometric semigroups with respect to nonminimal generating sets.
Jay Daigle*, Occidental College
Dan Huth, Occidental College
Andrea Stine, Occidental College
Vena Zhang, Occidental College
(115813301) 
10:00 a.m.
Factorization invariants of Puiseux monoids generated by geometric sequences.
Scott Chapman*, Sam Houston State University
Felix Gotti, University of California at Berkeley
Marly Gotti, University of Florida
(115820305)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Early Career Graduate Students, I
Room 132, Peters Business Building
Organizers:
Doreen De Leon, California State University, Fresno
Marat Markin, California State University, Fresno mmarkin@csufresno.edu
Khang Tran, California State University, Fresno

8:30 a.m.
General Relativistic SelfSimilar Waves that Induce Cosmic Acceleration Without a Cosmological Constant.
Christopher Edward Alexander*, University of California  Davis
(115883371) 
9:00 a.m.
Modeling the risk of HIV infection for drug abusers.
Angelica Bloomquist*, San Diego State University
Naveen K. Vaidya, San Diego State University
(115892369) 
9:30 a.m.
An Introduction to Fractal Dimensions.
William Reimer*, California State University, Fresno
Michael A Bishop, California State University, Fresno
(115851330) 
10:00 a.m.
A New Algorithm for the Robust SemiRandom Independent Set Problem.
Theo McKenzie*, University of California, Berkeley
Hermish Mehta, University of California, Berkeley
Luca Trevisan, Bocconi University
(115805318) 
10:30 a.m.
Randomized greedy algorithm for independent sets in regular uniform hypergraphs with large girth.
Jiaxi Nie*, UC San Diego
Jacques Verstraete, UC San Diego
(115805181)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Special Session on Special Functions in Number Theory, I
Room 188, Engineering East Building
Organizers:
Cezar Lupu, Texas Tech University cezar.lupu@ttu.edu
Dermot McCarthy, Texas Tech University

8:30 a.m.
A new generating function for calculating the Igusa local zeta function.
Daniel J. Katz*, California State University, Northridge
(115811370) 
9:00 a.m.
A geometric approach to counting norms in cyclic extensions of function fields.
Vlad Matei*, University of California Irvine
(115811356) 
9:30 a.m.
Asymptotics for Statistics on Unimodal Sequences.
Kathrin Bringmann, University of Cologne
Chris JenningsShaffer*, University of Denver
Karl Mahlburg, Louisiana State University
(115811233) 
10:00 a.m.
Recent developments in moonshine.
Madeline Locus Dawsey*, University of Texas at Tyler
Ken Ono, University of Virginia
(11581146)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Women in Mathematics, I
Room 134, Peters Business Building
Organizers:
Doreen De Leon, California State University, Fresno doreendl@csufresno.edu
Katherine Kelm, California State University, Fresno
Oscar Vega, California State University, Fresno

8:30 a.m.
An Introduction to Noncommutative Fractal Geometry.
Andrea Arauza Rivera*, California State University, East Bay
(115846240) 
9:00 a.m.
Crystalline Topos and the Profinite Completion of the Adic FarguesFontaine Curve.
Shanna Nicole Dobson*, California State University, at Los Angeles
(1158145) 
9:30 a.m.
Graphs with few spanning pseudoforests.
Jessica C De Silva*, California State University, Stanislaus
(115805311) 
10:00 a.m.
Generalized Petri Nets.
Jade Master*, University of California Riverside
(11581888) 
10:30 a.m.
Promoting Reading Comprehension of Proofs in Undergraduate Mathematics.
Aubrey Kemp*, California State University, Bakersfield
(115897235)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Zero Distribution of Entire Functions, I
Room 138, Peters Business Building
Organizers:
Khang Tran, California State University, Fresno khangt@csufresno.edu
Tamás Forgács, California State University, Fresno

8:30 a.m.
Sequence of hyperbolic polynomials and its generating function.
Khang Tran*, California State University, Fresno
(115830123) 
9:00 a.m.
Zeros of polynomials generated by the number of rook paths.
Jack QuocViet Luong*, California State University, Fresno
Khang Tran, California State University
(115830124) 
9:30 a.m.
Hypergeometric Functions, their symmetries, and applications to harmonic mappings.
Jane McDougall*, Colorado College
(115833377) 
10:00 a.m.
When are a Polynomial's Zeros all Real and Distinct?
Marc Chamberland*, Grinnell College
(11583082) 
10:30 a.m.
Some polynomial sequences whose zeros converge to algebraic curves.
Karl Dilcher*, Dalhousie University
Kenneth B. Stolarsky, University of Illinois
Maciej Ulas, Jagiellonian University
(115833129)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Advances in Functional Analysis and Operator Theory, I
Room 208, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Yuri Latushkin, University of Missouri, Columbia
Marat Markin, California State University, Fresno mmarkin@csufresno.edu
Igor Nikolaev, St. John's University
Ilya Spitkovsky, New York University, Abu Dhabi

9:00 a.m.
Factorization of Qcompact operators.
Asuman G. Aksoy*, Claremont McKenna College
(11584774) 
9:30 a.m.
An Operator Algebraic Approach to the Unruh Effect.
Michael A Bishop*, California State University, Fresno, Department of Mathematics
Gerardo Munoz, California State University, Fresno, Department of Physics
(115883246) 
10:00 a.m.
On von Neumann's parameter of extremal Shrödinger operator.
Sergey Belyi*, Troy University
Eduard Tsekanovskii, Niagara University
(11584724) 
10:30 a.m.
Transfinite bimetrics.
Zair Ibragimov*, California State University, Fullerton
(115830142)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic geometry in statistics and machine learning, I
Room190, Engineering East Building
Organizers:
Robert Krone, University of California rckrone@ucdavis.edu
Jose Rodriguez, University of Wisconsin
Tingting Tang, Notre Dame University

9:00 a.m.
Understanding the impact of regularization on loss surface of deep linear network using algebraic geometry.
Dhagash Metha, The Vangard Group
Tianran Chen, Auburn University at Montgomery
Tingting Tang*, San Diego State University Imperial Valley
Jonathan Hauenstein, University of Notre Dame
(115814268) 
9:30 a.m.
Using Macaulay2 from within R: the M2R Package.
David Kahle, Baylor University
Christopher ONeill*, San Diego State University
Jeff Sommars, University of Illinois Chicago
(11581456) 
10:00 a.m.
Algorithm selection for Hilbert series computations.
Jesus A. De Loera, UC Davis
Robert Krone, UC Davis
Lily Silverstein*, Cal Poly Pomona
Zekai Zhao, Carnegie Mellon
(115813337) 
10:30 a.m.
PermutationInvariant Neural Networks.
Christian Bueno*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Alan G. Hylton, NASA Glenn Research Center
(115841302)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Algorithms in the study of hyperbolic 3manifolds, I
Room 107, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Robert Haraway, III, Oklahoma State University
Maria Trnkova, University of California, Davis mtrnkova@math.ucdavis.edu

9:00 a.m.
On volumes and filling collections of multicurves.
Tommaso Cremaschi*, University of Southern California
Andrew Yarmola, Princeton University
Jose Andres RodriguezMigueles, University of Helsinki
(115857158) 
9:30 a.m.
The space of geodesic triangulations on surfaces.
Yanwen Luo*, University of California, Davis (Davis, CA, US)
(115857185) 
10:00 a.m.
SnapPy, raytracing and verified computations.
Matthias Goerner*, Pixar Animation Studios
(115857226)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics Arising from Representations (associated with the Invited Address by Sami Assaf), I
Room 209, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Sami Assaf, University of Southern California shassaf@usc.edu
Nicolle Gonzalez, University of California, Los Angeles
Brendan Pawloski, University of Southern California

9:00 a.m.
Quasisymmetric functions in superspace.
Susanna Fishel*, Arizona State University
Jessica Gatica, University of Talca
Luc Lapointe, University of Talca
MariaElena Pinto, University of Talca
(115805150) 
9:30 a.m.
Higher Specht Bases for Generalizations of the Coinvariant Ring.
Maria M Gillespie*, Colorado State University
Brendon P Rhoades, UC San Diego
(115805143) 
10:00 a.m.
Delta eigenoperators and $e$positivities.
Marino Romero*, University of Pennsylvania
(115805257) 
10:30 a.m.
A Pieri rule for key polynomials.
Sami Assaf, University of Southern California
Danjoseph Quijada*, University of Southern California
(115805340)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics of Reduced Decompositions of eEements of Coxeter Groups and Related Topics, I
Room 141, Science 1 Building
Organizers:
Samantha Dahlberg, Arizona State University sdahlber@asu.edu
Jennifer Elder, Arizona State University

9:00 a.m.
The ABCDs of Schubert calculus.
Colleen Robichaux*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Harshit Yadav, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(115805108) 
9:30 a.m.
Principal specializations of Schubert polynomials in classical types.
Brendan Pawlowski*, University of Southern California
Eric Marberg, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(115805349) 
10:00 a.m.
Derivatives of Schubert polynomials.
Zachary Hamaker, University of Florida
Oliver Pechenik, University of Michigan
David E Speyer, University of Michigan
Anna Weigandt*, University of Michigan
(115805164) 
10:30 a.m.
CastelnuovoMumford polynomials.
Oliver Pechenik*, University of Michigan
David E Speyer, University of Michigan
Anna Weigandt, University of Michigan
(11580568)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 9:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
Contributed Paper Session

9:00 a.m.
Higher Categorical Traces on ${Crys^{r}(X)}^\heartsuit$.
Shanna Nicole Dobson*, California State University, Los Angeles
(1158184) 
9:15 a.m.
Research on Prime Formula and Goldbach Conjecture.
Quan Yong Han*, Beijing
(1158118) 
9:30 a.m.
ActivityBased Mathematics Teaching with an examples of Kinematics.
Chanchal Dass*, Dass Scientific Research Labs Private Limited
(11589715) 
9:45 a.m.
On the Problem of Extension of Coalgebras to Bialgebras.
Aaron N. Brookner*, University of California, Berkeley
(11582048) 
10:00 a.m.
Coupled System of Nonlinear Schroedinger equations: Nonlinearity and/or Integrability.
Michail D Todorov*, San Diego State University, Dept Math
(115878127) 
10:15 a.m.
Some Key Points in the History of Exponential Notation.
Michael Reynolds*, Indian River State College
(115801203) 
10:30 a.m.
On BooleDe Morgan Bilattices.
Yuri Movsisyan*, Yerevan State University
(115803214) 
10:45 a.m.
On the vanishing of the discrete singular cubical homology for graphs.
Helene Barcelo*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
Curtis Greene, Haverford College
Abdul Jarrah, American University of Sharjah
Volkmar Welker, PhilippsUniversität
(115805276) 
11:00 a.m.
The Critical and Cocritical Degrees of a Totally Acyclic Complex.
Rebekah J Aduddell*, University of Texas at Arlington
(115813279) 
11:15 a.m.
Classifying Totally Acyclic Complexes over Rings of Finite CM Type.
Tyler D Anway*, University of Texas at Arlington
(115813282) 
11:30 a.m.
Approximate method for the analysis of the groundwater flows.
Aleksey S Telyakovskiy*, University of Nevada, Reno
(115876290)

9:00 a.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Elastoplasticity Simulation with the Material Point Method.
Room 121, McLane Hall
Joseph Teran*, University of California, Los Angeles
(1158003) 
Saturday May 2, 2020, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address
Combinatorial models for Schubert calculus.
Room 121, McLane Hall
Sami Assaf*, University of Southern California
(115805105) 
Saturday May 2, 2020, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on ArtinSchelter regular algebras and related topics, II
Room 109, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University kirkman@wfu.edu
James Zhang, University of Washington

2:00 p.m.
Actions of quantum linear spaces on quantum algebras.
Zachary Cline, Bucknell University
Jason Gaddis*, Miami University
(115816104) 
2:30 p.m.
Graded Hecke algebras arising from the symmetric group acting in positive characteristic.
Naomi L Krawzik*, University of North Texas
(115816308) 
3:00 p.m.
Zariski cancellation for Poisson algebras.
Jason Gaddis, Miami University
Xingting Wang*, Howard University
(11581638) 
3:30 p.m.
Algebraic structures in comodule categories over weak bialgebras.
Chelsea Walton, University of Illinois
Elizabeth Wicks, University of Washington
Robert Won*, University of Washington
(115816103) 
4:00 p.m.
Quadratic Quantum $\mathbb{P}^3$s with a Linear Line Scheme.
Ian Christopher Lim*, The University of Texas at Arlington
Michaela Vancliff, The University of Texas at Arlington
(115816244) 
4:30 p.m.
Chain conditions and growth in enveloping algebras of infinitedimensional Lie algebras.
Susan J Sierra*, University of Edinburgh
(115816215)

2:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Mathematical Biology, Ecology, Epidemiology, and Evolution, II
Room 206, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Lale Asik, Texas Tech University lale.asik@ttu.edu
Khanh Phuong Nguyen, University of Houston
Angela Peace, Texas Tech University

2:00 p.m.
Probabilistic feedback updates priors in sequential decisions with accumulated evidence.
Khanh P. Nguyen*, University of Houston
Zachary Kilpatrick, University of Colorado Boulder
Kresimir Josic, University of Houston
(115891326) 
2:30 p.m.
Study of the Impact of Individual Cell Behaviors on Prion Protein Aggregation and Spatial Structuring of Yeast Colonies.
Mikahl BanwarthKuhn*, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of California Merced
Jordan Collignon, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of California Merced
Suzanne Sindi, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of California Merced
(115892128) 
3:00 p.m.
Insecticide resistance and the quest for malaria eradication.
Abba Gumel*, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
(115892116) 
3:30 p.m.
Modeling the spatiotemporal variations in brucellosis transmission.
Chayu Yang*, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Lolika, University of Zimbabwe
Mushayabasa, University of Zimbabwe
Wang, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(115892275) 
4:00 p.m.
Mathematical model of an Emerging Fungal Pathogen Batrachochytrium Salamandrivorans transmission on the Eastern Newt with multiple stages of infections.
Md Rafiul Islam*, Texas Tech University
Angela Peace, Texas Tech University
Matt Gray, University of Tennessee
(115837159) 
4:30 p.m.
A Likelihood Approach for Estimating Kinetic Rates of Prion Replication from a Structured Population Model.
Fabian Santiago*, University of California, Merced
Suzanne Sindi, University of California, Merced
(115835346)

2:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Advances by Scholars in the Pacific Math Alliance, I
Room 103, Peters Business Building
Organizers:
Andrea Arauza Rivera, California State University, East Bay andrea.arauzarivera@csueastbay.edu
Mario Banuelos, California State University, Fresno mbanuelos22@csufresno.edu
Jessica De Silva, California State University, Stanislaus jdesilva1@csustan.edu

3:00 p.m.
Forward and Inverse Scattering In Synthetic Aperture Radar Using Machine Learning.
Omar DeGuchy*, University of California, Merced
Arnold D Kim, University of California, Merced
Roummel F Marcia, University of California, Merced
Chrysoula Tsogka, University of California, Merced
(115878291) 
3:30 p.m.
Eigenvalue Multiplicity Bounds on the Adjacency Matrix.
Theo McKenzie*, University of California, Berkeley
(115805316) 
4:00 p.m.
Deep Learning Methods for Detecting Structural Variants in Related Individuals.
Erica L Sawyer*, California State University, Fresno
Mario Banuelos, California State University, Fresno
(115868324) 
4:30 p.m.
Numerical Image Analysis on Galaxies.
Kohl James*, California State University, Stanislaus
Victoria Morado, California State University Stanislaus
Andy Ponce, California State University Stanislaus
(115885342) 
5:00 p.m.
Monadic operators on quantum Balgebras.
Lavinia Ciungu*, The University of Iowa
(11580334)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Advances in Functional Analysis and Operator Theory, II
Room 208, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Yuri Latushkin, University of Missouri, Columbia
Marat Markin, California State University, Fresno mmarkin@csufresno.edu
Igor Nikolaev, St. John's University
Ilya Spitkovsky, New York University, Abu Dhabi

3:00 p.m.
An Elementary Approach to Weak* Limits.
Don W. Hadwin*, University of New Hampshire
(115847194) 
3:30 p.m.
Spectral Operators, Quantized Number Theory and the Riemann Hypothesis.
Hafedh Herichi, Santa Monica College
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of California, Riverside
(115846166) 
4:30 p.m.
On a Spectral Mapping Theorem for Scalar Type Spectral Operators, the Weak Spectral Mapping Theorem for and Stability of $C_0$Semigroups of Such Operators.
Marat V. Markin*, California State University, Fresno
(115847141) 
5:00 p.m.
Arithmetic complexity of noncommutative tori.
Igor V. Nikolaev*, St. John's University, New York City, NY
(115846119) 
5:30 p.m.
Flat portions on the boundary of numerical ranges of 4by4 nilpotent matrices.
Linda J Patton*, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Mackenzie Cox, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Weston Grewe, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Grace Hochrein, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Ilya Spitkovsky, New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD)
(115815189)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, II
Room 136, Peters Business Building
Organizers:
Carmen Caprau, California State University, Fresno ccaprau@csufresno.edu
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College

3:00 p.m.
Finite $N$quandles of knots, links and graphs.
Blake Mellor*, Loyola Marymount University
(11585723) 
3:30 p.m.
Unknotting via region crossing changes.
Sarah Goodhill, Vassar College
Adam M Lowrance*, Vassar College
Valeria Munoz Gonzales, Vassar College
Jessica Rattray, Vassar College
Amelia Zeh, Vassar College
(11585767) 
4:00 p.m.
Dehn colorings and vertexweight invariants of spatial graphs.
Kanako Oshiro*, Sophia University
Natsumi Oyamaguchi, Shumei University
(115857145) 
4:30 p.m.
Virtual knots with properties of Kishino's knot.
Migiwa Sakurai*, Shibaura Institute of Technology
Yoshiyuki Ohyama, Tokyo Woman's Christian University
(115857162) 
5:00 p.m.
Milnor's concordance invariants for knots on surfaces.
Micah Chrisman*, The Ohio State University
(11585786) 
5:30 p.m.
Affine Index and Sawollek Polynomials for Virtual Knots.
Louis H Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(11585777)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic geometry in statistics and machine learning, II
Organizers:
Robert Krone, University of California rckrone@ucdavis.edu
Jose Rodriguez, University of Wisconsin
Tingting Tang, Notre Dame University

3:00 p.m.
Symmetry Adapted Gram Spectrahedra.
Isabelle Shankar*, University of California, Berkeley
Serkan Hosten, San Francisco State University
(115814122) 
3:30 p.m.
Wasserstein Distance to Independence Models.
Türkü Özlüm Çelik, University Leipzig, MaxPlanck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences Leipzig
Asgar Jamneshan*, UCLA
Guido Montúfar, UCLA, MaxPlanck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences Leipzig
Bernd Sturmfels, UC Berkeley, MaxPlanck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences Leipzig
Lorenzo Venturello, MaxPlanck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences Leipzig
(115862212) 
4:00 p.m.
Maximum Likelihood Estimation for Independence Models with Structural Zeros.
Jane Ivy Coons*, North Carolina State University
Seth Sullivant, North Carolina State University
(115805133) 
4:30 p.m.
Tropical Principal Component Analysis.
Robert Page, Naval Postgraduate School
Ruriko Yoshida*, Naval Postgraduate School
Leon Zhang, University of California, Berkeley
(11580583)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algorithms in the study of hyperbolic 3manifolds, II
Room 107, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Robert Haraway, III, Oklahoma State University
Maria Trnkova, University of California, Davis mtrnkova@math.ucdavis.edu

3:00 p.m.
Searching for marked Kleinian groups.
Andrew Yarmola*, Princeton University
(115857169) 
3:30 p.m.
The Complete Hyperbolic 3Manifolds with a Maximal Cusp of Minimum Volume.
David Gabai, Princeton University
Robert Haraway, Oklahoma State University
Robert Meyerhoff*, Boston College
Nathaniel Thurston, ipvive
Andrew Yarmola, Princeton University
(115857187) 
4:00 p.m.
Cosmetic twisting on fibered and hyperbolic knots.
Carson Rogers*, Boston College
(115857325) 
4:30 p.m.
Systoles and cosmetic surgeries.
David Futer*, Temple University
Jessica S. Purcell, Monash University
Saul Schleimer, University of Warwick
(115857231)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis of Fractional Differential and Difference Equations with its Application, II
Room 139, Science 1 Building
Organizers:
Bhuvaneswari Sambandham, Dixie State University buna.sambandham@dixie.edu
Aghalaya S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

3:00 p.m.
Existence of the Solution in the large for Caputo Fractional Reaction Diffusion Equation by Picard's Method and Generalized Quasilinearization Method.
Pradeep G Chhetri*, Rose State College, Oklahoma City, OK
Aghalaya Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(115835177) 
3:30 p.m.
Linear Sequential Caputo Fractional Boundary Value Problems with Mixed Nonhomogeneous Boundary Conditions and the Numerical Results.
Bhuvaneswari Sambandham*, Dixie State University
Aghalaya S Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Vinodh Chellamuthu, Dixie State University
(115834168) 
4:00 p.m.
Sequential Versus Non sequential Caputo Dynamic Systems and Applications.
Aghalaya S Vatsala*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Yunxiang Bai, Department of Mathematics
(11583585) 
5:00 p.m.
Modeling Dengue Outbreaks: Analyzing the Effects of Wolbachia Transinfection.
Vinodh Kumar Chellamuthu*, Dixie State University, Saint George, Utah
Jisun Otterson, Dixie State University, Saint George, Utah
Ammon Taylor, Dixie State University, Saint George, Utah
(115834173) 
5:30 p.m.
Quenching behavior of Time Caputo Fractional ReactionDiffusion Equation in a Circular Domain.
Subhash Subedi*, Coastal Carolina University
Aghalaya S Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(115835255)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics Arising from Representations (associated with the Invited Address by Sami Assaf), II
Room 209, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Sami Assaf, University of Southern California shassaf@usc.edu
Nicolle Gonzalez, University of California, Los Angeles
Brendan Pawloski, University of Southern California

3:00 p.m.
Schubert intersections and tableaux.
Noah White*, UCLA
(115820121) 
3:30 p.m.
Grobner degeneration through ice.
Zachary Hamaker*, University of Florida
Oliver Pechenik, University of Michigan
Anna Weigandt, Univertsity of Michigan
(115805148) 
4:00 p.m.
Newton polytopes arising from Schur polynomials and symmetric Grothendieck polynomials.
Martha Yip*, University of Kentucky
(115805236) 
4:30 p.m.
Bumping operators and insertion algorithms for supercrystals.
Eric Marberg*, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(115805161) 
5:00 p.m.
Crystal structures for symmetric Grothendieck polynomials.
Cara Monical, Sandia National Laboratories
Oliver Pechenik*, University of Michigan
Travis Scrimshaw, University of Queensland
(11580569) 
5:30 p.m.
Crystal for stable Grothendieck polynomials.
Jennifer Morse, University of Virginia
Jianping Pan, UC Davis
Wencin Poh, UC Davis
Anne Schilling*, UC Davis
(11580557)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics of Reduced Decompositions of eEements of Coxeter Groups and Related Topics, II
Room 141, Science 1 Building
Organizers:
Samantha Dahlberg, Arizona State University sdahlber@asu.edu
Jennifer Elder, Arizona State University

3:00 p.m.
Enumerations Relating Braid and Commutation Classes.
Susanna Fishel*, Arizona State University
Elizabeth Milicevic, Haverford College
Rebecca Patrias, University of Michigan
Bridget Tenner, DePaul University
(115805303) 
3:30 p.m.
Braid Groups and Shards.
Nathan Williams*, The University of Texas at Dallas
(115805319) 
4:00 p.m.
Graphs of Reduced Words.
Jennifer E Elder*, Arizona State University
(115805223)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on DG Methods in Commutative Algebra and Representation Theory, II
Room 307, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Benjamin Briggs, University of Utah
Janina Letz, University of Utah letz@math.utah.edu
Josh Pollitz, University of Utah

3:00 p.m.
Stratification for cochain algebras on Borel constructions of $G$spaces.
James Cunningham Cameron*, University of California Los Angeles
(115820294) 
3:30 p.m.
Support data for Hopf algebras via noncommutative hypersurfaces.
Cris Negron*, University of North Carolina
(115816160) 
4:00 p.m.
Support theory for Elementary supergroups.
David J Benson, University of Aberdeen
Srikanth B Iyengar, University of Utah
Henning Krause, University of Beliefeld
Julia Pevtsova*, University of Washington
(115816270) 
4:30 p.m.
KoszulTate resolutions as twisted tensor products.
John Myers*, SUNY Oswego
(115813237) 
5:00 p.m.
Lower bounds on the homology of dgmodules over exterior algebras.
Mark E Walker*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(115813184) 
5:30 p.m.
Free resolutions over compressed artinian level algebras of socle degree three.
Rasoul Ahangari Maleki, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences, Iran
Liana M Şega*, University of MissouriKansas City
(115813321)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Data Analysis and Predictive Modeling, II
Room 033, Peters Business Building
Organizers:
Earvin Balderama, California State University, Fresno earvin@csufresno.edu
Adriano Zambom, California State University, Northridge

3:00 p.m.
Sure Independence Screening in the Presence of Missing Data.
Adriano Zanin Zambom*, California State University Northridge
Gregory Matthews, Loyola University Chicago
(11586279) 
3:30 p.m.
Optimal Control of False Discovery Exceedance.
Pallavi Basu, Indian School of Business
Luella Fu*, San Francisco State University
Wenguang Sun, University of Southern California
(115862333) 
4:00 p.m.
Nonparametric Estimation of the Recursive Point Process Model with Application to Mumps in Pennsylvania.
Andrew Kaplan*, University of California, Los Angeles
(115862281) 
4:30 p.m.
Data Analysis to predict the effectiveness of a clinical treatment.
Shishen Xie*, University of HoustonDowntown
(115862107) 
5:00 p.m.
Validation methods for machine learning to promote realworld applicability in medicine.
Mark V Albert*, University of North Texas
Riyad Bin Rafiq, University of North Texas
François Modave, University of Florida
Shion Guha, Marquette University
(115862355) 
5:30 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Discrete Geometry and Combinatorial Structures, I
Room 131, Peters Business Building
Organizers:
Morgan Rodgers, California State University morgan@csufresno.edu
Oscar Vega,

3:00 p.m.
Inductive dimension of coarse proximity spaces.
Pawel Grzegrzolka*, Stanford University
Jeremy Siegert, University of Tennessee
(115854125) 
3:30 p.m.
A formula for the number of narcs in projective 3space.
Kelly Isham*, University of California, Irvine
(115805174) 
4:00 p.m.
The Veldkamp Space of $W(q)$.
Nathan Thom*, California State University, Fresno
Oscar Vega, California State University, Fresno
(115852368) 
4:30 p.m.
The commuting and the power graphs of split metacyclic groups.
Oscar Vega*, California State University, Fresno
Elizabeth Compton, California State University, Fresno
Maria Diaz, California State University, Fresno
Yuliana Segura, California State University, Fresno
(115805336) 
5:00 p.m.
Unification Theorems of Elements of a Set.
Rasulkhozha Sultonkhozhaevich Sharafiddinov*, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences, 100214 Ulugbek, Tashkent, UZBEKISTAN
(11580399)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on How to Solve It? Heuristics and Inquiry Based Learning, II
Room 308, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Mario Banuelos, California State University, Fresno
Andrew G. Benedek, Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungary
Agnes Tuska, California State University, Fresno agnest@csufresno.edu

3:00 p.m.
Learning through ProblemSolving.
Ravi Damodar Vakil*, Stanford University
(115897195) 
4:00 p.m.
Polya's "Let us Teach Guessing" Revisited: Shortest Distance Problems.
Peter Tannenbaum*, Santa Barbara, CA
(11589737) 
4:30 p.m.
Let's Take Polya Back to School.
Robert G Stein*, California State University, San Bernardino
(115897134) 
5:00 p.m.
Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, II
Room 143, Science 1 Building
Organizers:
Hanna Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Robert Owczarek, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and University of New Mexico, Los Alamos rowczare@unm.edu

3:00 p.m.
Majorana Fermions and the Majorana Dirac Equation.
Louis H Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(11588176) 
3:30 p.m.
A linear map that computes colored Jones polynomials.
Razvan Gelca*, Texas Tech University
Shamonvenishiya Almeida, Texas Tech University
(11585736) 
4:00 p.m.
A Counterexample to Marché's Generalization of Witten's Conjecture.
Rhea Palak Bakshi*, The George Washington University
(11585742) 
4:30 p.m.
Schur multipliers and second quandle homology.
Rhea Palak Bakshi, The George Washington University
Dionne Ibarra*, The George Washington University
Sujoy Mukherjee, The Ohio State University
Takefumi Nosaka, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Jozef Przytycki, The George Washington University
(11585771)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Math Circle Games and Puzzles that Teach Deep Mathematics, II
Room 207, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Maria Nogin, California State University, Fresno mnogin@csufresno.edu
Agnes Tuska, California State University, Fresno

3:00 p.m.
Fractals, Binary counting, and Towers of Hanoi.
Andrea Arauza Rivera*, California State University, East Bay
(115800242) 
3:30 p.m.
Socks and Swish: card games with mathematical foundations.
David Patrick*, Art of Problem Solving
(11589747) 
4:00 p.m.
The Josephus problem.
Oleg Gleizer*, UCLA Math Dept.
(115897359) 
4:30 p.m.
From Gheorghe Tzitzeica's Contest of the 'Mathematical Gazette' to the 1980s Version of the MiniContest: Explorations of an Interesting Idea in Mathematical Education.
Bogdan D. Suceavă*, Cal State Fullerton
(11589732)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Biology: Confronting Models with Data, I
Room 108, Engineering East Building
Organizers:
Erica Rutter, University of California, Merced erutter2@ucmerced.edu

3:00 p.m.
Oscillatory dynamics of an intravenous glucose tolerance test model with delay interval.
Yang Kuang*, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University
(11589264) 
3:30 p.m.
Methods for model calibration with data: blood and solid tumor model case studies.
Blerta Shtylla*, Pomona College
(115892286) 
4:00 p.m.
Related Inference: A Supervised Learning Approach to Detect Genomic Variation.
Mario Banuelos*, California State University, Fresno
Omar DeGuchy, University of California, Merced
Suzanne Sindi, University of California, Merced
Roummel F. Marcia, University of California, Merced
(115892287) 
4:30 p.m.
Quantifying sequence readout by transcription factors through principled analysis of highthroughput SELEX data.
H. Tomas Rube*, University of California, Merced
Chaitanya Rastogi, Columbia University
Judith F. Kribelbauer, Columbia University
Xiaoting Li, Columbia University
Harmen J. Bussemaker, Columbia University
(115892283) 
5:00 p.m.
Structured dynamic mode decomposition to quantify the impact of a genetic circuit on its host.
Aqib Hasnain*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Enoch Yeung, University of California, Santa Barbara
(115892353) 
5:30 p.m.
An Investigation into the Impact of CellBudding on Colony Structure in Simulated Yeast Colonies.
Jordan Collignon*, University of California, Merced
Mikahl BanwarthKuhn, University of California, Merced
Suzanne Sindi, University of California, Merced
(115892310)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Methods in Evolution and Medicine (associated with the Invited Address by Natalia Komarova), II
Room 210, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Natalia L. Komarova,
Jesse Kreger, University of California, Irvine kregerj@uci.edu

3:00 p.m.
The role of genetic background in the clinical outcomes of a genetic disease.
Joseph C Watkins*, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
(115892136) 
3:30 p.m.
Mechanismenabled population balance modeling and applications to pattern formation.
Patrick D. Shipman*, Colorado State University
(115892157) 
4:00 p.m.
Effect of Astrocytes in Neuronal Networks.
Alla Borisyuk*, University of Utah
Gregory Handy, University of Pittsburgh
(115892232) 
4:30 p.m.
A Minimal Model for Prion Aggregate Infectivity Shows Prion Strains Differ by Nucleus Size.
Suzanne Sindi*, University of California, Merced
(115892192) 
5:00 p.m.
An Integrated Theoretical Framework for Understanding Synaptic Transmission: The Functional Significance of Spontaneous Vesicle Release and Undocking.
Calvin ZhangMolina*, University of Arizona
(115894201) 
5:30 p.m.
Impact of Ecological Risk Factors on the Dynamics of Alcohol Drinking Amongst ASU Students: A simulation based model Implemented in NetLogo.
Asma Azizi*, Arizona State University
A Mubayi, Arizona State University
(115800228)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Methods in NonSemisimple Representation Categories, II
Room 309, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Eric Friedlander, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington, Seattle
Paul Sobaje, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro psobaje@georgiasouthern.edu

3:00 p.m.
Support varieties and modules of finite projective dimension for modular Lie superalgebras.
Christopher M Drupieski*, DePaul University
Jonathan R Kujawa, University of Oklahoma
(11582027) 
3:30 p.m.
Cup products in the cohomology of local Hopf algebras.
Jon F Carlson, Univeristy of Georgia, Athens
Srikanth B. Iyengar*, University of Utah
(11581675) 
4:00 p.m.
Integral second fundamental theorem of invariant theory for partition algebras.
Stephen Doty*, Loyola University Chicago
(115816198) 
4:30 p.m.
Cohomology rings of finitedimensional pointed Hopf algebras over abelian groups.
Nicolás Andruskiewitsch*, FaMAFCIEM (CONICET), Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
Iván Angiono, FaMAFCIEM (CONICET), Universidad Nacional de Córdoba
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington
Sarah Witherspoon, Texas A&M University
(11581831) 
5:00 p.m.
Finite {é}tale algebras belong in the heart.
Beren Sanders*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(115818188) 
5:30 p.m.
Singularity Categories of Sheaves.
Lars Winther Christensen*, Texas Tech University
Sergio Estrada, University of Murcia, Spain
Peder Thompson, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
(115813190)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Semigroups and Applications, II
Room 180, Engineering East Building
Organizers:
Elie Alhajjar, West Point Military Academy
Christopher O'Neill, San Diego State University cdoneill@sdsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Counting numerical semigroups using polytopes.
Hayan Nam*, Iowa State University
nathan kaplan, UC Irvine
(11580550) 
3:30 p.m.
Numerical semigroups, Polyhedra, and Posets: Exploring the Kunz Polyhedra.
Tara N Gomes*, San Diego State University
(115813375) 
4:00 p.m.
Minimal Presentation of Kunz Posets.
Eduardo Torres Davila*, San Diego State University
Tara Gomes, San Diego State University
Christopher O'Neill, San Diego State University
(115805207) 
4:30 p.m.
Ehrhart Theory of Numerical Semigroup Structures.
Michael DiPasquale, Postdoctoral Fellow, Colorado State University
Bryan R Gillespie*, Visiting Research Associate, Colorado State University
Chris Peterson, Professor, Colorado State University
(115852251) 
5:00 p.m.
From numerical to affine and back.
Joseph Gubeladze*, San Francisco State University
(11581394) 
5:30 p.m.
Generalizing Wilf's conjecture to higher dimensions.
Carmelo Cisto, University of Messina
Michael DiPasquale*, Colorado State University
Gioia Failla, Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria
Zachary Flores, Colorado State University
Chris Peterson, Colorado State University
Rosanna Utano, University of Messina
(115813172)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Early Career Graduate Students, II
Room 132, Peters Business Building
Organizers:
Doreen De Leon, California State University, Fresno
Marat Markin, California State University, Fresno mmarkin@csufresno.edu
Khang Tran, California State University, Fresno

3:00 p.m.
A Method of Fundamental Solutions for the OneDimensional Wave Equation.
Phoebe A Coy*, University of California, Merced
Arnold Kim, University of California, Merced
Chrysoula Tsogka, University of California, Merced
(11583521) 
3:30 p.m.
Persistence of regularity and long time behavior of solutions for the Boussinesq equations.
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California
Weinan Wang*, University of Southern California
(11583529) 
4:00 p.m.
Framed and Oriented 2 Dimensional Extended Topological Field Theories.
Patrick Chu*, Indiana University Bloomington
(115857261) 
4:30 p.m.
Predicate Calculus for Algebraic Type Theory.
Christian Williams*, UC Riverside
(11581892) 
5:00 p.m.
On Binomial Combinations of Chebyshev Polynomials.
Summer AlHamdani*, California State University, Fresno
(11583055) 
5:30 p.m.
qSeries and Ramanujan's Congruences.
Trevor Ferguson*, California State University, Fresno
(115811327)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Special Functions in Number Theory, II
Organizers:
Cezar Lupu, Texas Tech University cezar.lupu@ttu.edu
Dermot McCarthy, Texas Tech University

3:00 p.m.
The prime counting function, the exponential integral, and the digamma function.
Jesse Elliott*, California State University, Channel Islands
(115811300) 
3:30 p.m.
Rational zeta series for $\zeta(2n)$ and $\zeta(2n+1)$.
Derek Orr*, University of Pittsburgh
(11581130) 
4:00 p.m.
A Zagiertype formula for special multiple Hurwitz zeta values.
Cezar Lupu*, Texas Tech University
(115811296) 
4:30 p.m.
Bernoulli polynomials and Dirichlet series.
Bogdan Ion*, University of Pittsburgh
(115830260) 
5:00 p.m.
Zeros of derivatives of the completed Riemann zeta function.
Amita Malik*, Rutgers University
(115811313)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Women in Mathematics, II
Room 134, Peters Business Building
Organizers:
Doreen De Leon, California State University, Fresno doreendl@csufresno.edu
Katherine Kelm, California State University, Fresno
Oscar Vega, California State University, Fresno

3:00 p.m.
A theory for undercompressive shocks in tears of wine.
Yonatan Dukler, University of California, Los Angeles
Hangjie Ji*, University of California, Los Angeles
Claudia Falcon, University of California, Los Angeles
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California, Los Angeles
(11587653) 
3:30 p.m.
Laboratory Throughput Modeling: Using Operations Research to Optimize the Workplace.
Amelia E Musselman, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Robin L Wong, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Carol A Meyers*, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
(115890210) 
4:00 p.m.
Ectoparasites and Malaria: Outcomes from Collaborative Workshops for Women in Mathematical Biology.
Suzanne Sindi*, University of California, Merced
(115892191) 
4:30 p.m.
Analyzing Hybrid Randomized and Greedy Projection Methods.
Jamie Haddock*, UCLA
Anna Ma, UC Irvine
(115865238)

3:00 p.m.

Saturday May 2, 2020, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Zero Distribution of Entire Functions, II
Room 138, Peters Business Building
Organizers:
Khang Tran, California State University, Fresno khangt@csufresno.edu
Tamás Forgács, California State University, Fresno

3:00 p.m.
Interlacing Properties of Coefficient Polynomials in Differential Operator Representations of RealRoot Preserving Linear Transformations.
David A Cardon*, Brigham Young University
(115833138) 
3:30 p.m.
Generalizing Tran's Conjecture.
Rikard Bøgvad, Department of Mathematics, Stockholm University
Innocent Ndikubwayo*, Department of Mathematics, Stockholm University
Boris Shapiro, Department of Mathematics, Stockholm University
(115830171) 
4:00 p.m.
Quantifying Real Zeros of Polynomials via Curve Theorems.
Andrzej Piotrowski*, University of Alaska Southeast
(115830269) 
4:30 p.m.
Jensen's formula and the weak log majorization order.
Rajesh Pereira*, University of Guelph
(115830304)

3:00 p.m.
Sunday May 3, 2020

Sunday May 3, 2020, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Rotunda, Science 2 Building 
Sunday May 3, 2020, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Rotunda, Science 2 Building 
Sunday May 3, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Advances in Functional Analysis and Operator Theory, III
Room 208, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Yuri Latushkin, University of Missouri, Columbia
Marat Markin, California State University, Fresno mmarkin@csufresno.edu
Igor Nikolaev, St. John's University
Ilya Spitkovsky, New York University, Abu Dhabi

8:00 a.m.
Quantum metrics on the tensor product of a commutative C*algebra and an AF C*algebra.
Konrad Aguilar*, University of Southern Denmark
(115846155) 
8:30 a.m.
Generalization Theory of Linear Algebra II.
Christina Pospisil*, University of Massachusetts Boston
(11581514) 
9:00 a.m.
PortHamiltonian PDEs on infinite networks.
SvenAke Wegner*, Teesside University
(11584712) 
9:30 a.m.
Maximum modulus principle for multipliers.
Ievgen (Eugene) Bilokopytov*, University of Manitoba
(115846208) 
10:00 a.m.
Set Criterion for Selected Quantum Theory Equations.
Rasulkhozha Sultonkhozhaevich Sharafiddinov*, Institute of Nuclear Physics, Uzbekistan Academy of Sciences, 100214 Ulugbek, Tashkent, UZBEKISTAN
(115881100) 
10:30 a.m.
On $C_2$sequence spaces in 2normed spaces using ideal convergence and Orlicz function.
Sukhdev Singh*, Department of Mathematics, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab, India
(11584026)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures in Knot Theory, III
Room 136, Peters Business Building
Organizers:
Carmen Caprau, California State University, Fresno ccaprau@csufresno.edu
Sam Nelson, Claremont McKenna College

8:00 a.m.
Finding Structure in the Knot Polynomials using Data Science.
Pawel Dlotko, Swansea University
Mustafa Hajij, KLA Corporation
Jesse Levitt*, University of Southern California
Radmila Sazdanovic, North Carolina State University
(115854362) 
8:30 a.m.
Developing a software for skein computations in knot complements.
Rachel Marie Harris*, Texas Tech University
(11585735) 
9:00 a.m.
On multiterm distributive homology.
Sujoy Mukherjee*, The Ohio State University
Jozef H. Przytycki, The George Washington University
(115857193) 
9:30 a.m.
Sequence of Undetectable Nonquasipositive Braids.
Elaina Aceves*, University of Iowa
(115857130) 
10:00 a.m.
Computing YangBaxter homology.
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University
Xiao Wang, Jilin University, Changchun, China
(11585789) 
10:30 a.m.
Crosscap number of 2bridge knots and the partial order on prime knots.
Jim Hoste*, Pitzer College
Patrick D Shanahan, Loyola Marymount University
Cornelia Van Cott, University of San Francisco
(115857170)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on DG Methods in Commutative Algebra and Representation Theory, III
Room 307, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Benjamin Briggs, University of Utah
Janina Letz, University of Utah letz@math.utah.edu
Josh Pollitz, University of Utah

8:00 a.m.
Transferring algebra structures on complexes, part 1.
Claudia Miller, Syracuse University
Hamid Rahmati*, University of Nebraska
(115813178) 
8:30 a.m.
Transferring algebra structures on complexes, part 2.
Claudia Miller*, Syracuse University
Hamid Rahmati, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(115813176) 
9:00 a.m.
Endomorphism invariant modules and ring classifications.
Haydee M Lindo*, Williams College
(115813331) 
9:30 a.m.
QuasiProjective Dimension.
Mohsen Gheibi*, University of Texas at Arlington
David A. Jorgensen, University of Texas at Arlington
Ryo Takahashi, Nagoya University
(11581896) 
10:00 a.m.
Dimension and codimension of homologically finite complexes.
Lars Winther Christensen*, Texas Tech University
Srikanth B Iyengar, University of Utah
(115813202) 
10:30 a.m.
Complexes of Injectives Over Commutative Noetherian Rings.
Pinches Dirnfeld*, University of Utah
(115818241)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on How to Solve It? Heuristics and Inquiry Based Learning, III
Room 308, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Mario Banuelos, California State University, Fresno
Andrew G. Benedek, Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungary
Agnes Tuska, California State University, Fresno agnest@csufresno.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discussion 
8:30 a.m.
Towards a Lacanian Critique in Mathematics Education: The University Discourse and Current Work.
Lance D Burger*, California State University, Fresno
(115897137) 
9:00 a.m.
Learning from and Working with Contradictions in Heuristics.
Can Başkent*, Department of Computer Science, Middlesex University, London
(115803118) 
10:00 a.m.
Models and Logics in the Practice of Mathematical Heuristics: Tools for concept development and discovery or just for retroactive reconstruction?
Andrew G. Benedek*, Institute of Philosophy Research Centre for the Humanities
(115894248)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, III
Room 143, Science 1 Building
Organizers:
Hanna Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Robert Owczarek, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and University of New Mexico, Los Alamos rowczare@unm.edu

8:00 a.m.
Two color ejecta measurement mystery in Sn.
Michael I Ham*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(115860140) 
8:30 a.m.
Inverse Problem of Recreating a Process from the Data Collected in Oneof a Kind experiment: why Range of True Experimental Values and Measurement Uncertainty are Independent from each other.
Hanna Makaruk*, P23, Physics Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos NM
(11586278) 
9:00 a.m.
Uncertainty Propagation through the Logarithmic Derivative of a Convolution.
Benjamin Cowen*, Nevada National Security Site, Los Alamos Office
(11584295) 
9:30 a.m.
On feasibility of extrapolation of complex electromagnetic permittivity functions using KramerKronig relations.
Yury Grabovsky, Temple University
Narek Hovsepyan*, Temple University
(11583070) 
10:00 a.m.
Velocity and density reconstructions of detonation waves in conventional high explosives from proton radiographic images obtained at Los Alamos Neutron Science Center.
Sky K. Sjue*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(115862144) 
10:30 a.m.
Linearized Krylov Subspace Bregman Iteration with Nonnegativity Constraint.
Mirjeta Pasha*, Kent State University
Alessandro Buccini, University of Cagliari
Lothar Reichel, Kent State University
(11586540)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Methods in Evolution and Medicine (associated with the Invited Address by Natalia Komarova), III
Room 210, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Natalia L. Komarova,
Jesse Kreger, University of California, Irvine kregerj@uci.edu

8:00 a.m.
Forecasting the course of disease outbreaks with ICC curves.
Joceline Lega*, University of Arizona
(115892209) 
9:00 a.m.
Statistical inference for the evolutionary history of cancer genomes.
Marek Kimmel*, Rice University
Khanh N Dinh, Columbia University
Roman Jaksik, Silesian University of Technology
Amaury Lambert, Sorbonne Universites
Simon Tavare, Columbia University
(115892199) 
10:00 a.m.
Evolutionary dynamics of cancer and its response to treatment.
Ivana Bozic*, University of Washington
(115892289) 
10:30 a.m.
A mathematical model of ctDNA shedding predicts tumor detection size.
Johannes G. Reiter*, Stanford University
(115892135)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in Mathematical Biology, Ecology, Epidemiology, and Evolution, III
Room 206, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Lale Asik, Texas Tech University lale.asik@ttu.edu
Khanh Phuong Nguyen, University of Houston
Angela Peace, Texas Tech University

8:00 a.m.
Social Grouping as a MultiPlayer Evolutionary Game.
Zhijun Wu*, Iowa State University
(1158929) 
8:30 a.m.
Evolutionary dynamics of polarization and cooperation in groupstructured populations.
Mari Kawakatsu*, Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics, Princeton University
Simon A. Levin, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
Corina E. Tarnita, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
(115892317) 
9:00 a.m.
Normative and evolutionary perspectives on individual differences in cognitive flexibility.
Anastasia Bizyaeva*, Princeton University
Sebastian Musslick, Princeton University
Naomi Ehrich Leonard, Princeton University
(115892262) 
9:30 a.m.
An Adaptive Voter Model in Heterogeneous Environments.
Olivia J. Chu*, Princeton University
Marc Wiedermann, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
Jonathan F. Donges, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
(115891358) 
10:00 a.m.
Analysis of long term transient dynamics in a three species predatorprey model with two timescales.
Susmita Sadhu*, Georgia College and State University
(115834284)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Scientific Computing, I
Room 145, Science 1 Building
Organizers:
Changho Kim, University of California, Merced ckim103@ucmerced.edu
Roummel Marcia, University of California, Merced

8:00 a.m.
QuasiNewton Methods for InfiniteDimensional Inverse Problems Governed by PDEs.
Radoslav G Vuchkov*, University of California, Merced
Cosmin Gheorghita Petra, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Noemi Petra, University of California, Merced
(115849225) 
8:30 a.m.
Image Classification In Synthetic Aperture Radar Using Reconstruction From Learned Inverse Scattering.
Jacqueline Alvarez*, University of California, Merced
Omar DeGuchy, University of California, Merced
Roummel F Marcia, University of California, Merced
(11580098) 
9:00 a.m.
Outlier Detection on Experimental Data Using Gaussian Process Regression with A NonStationary Noise Model.
YuHang Tang*, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
(115868360) 
9:30 a.m.
Efficient optimization of computationally expensive blackbox problems with constraints.
Juliane Mueller*, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
(115890329) 
10:00 a.m.
Predictive models in wound healing for biological control.
Krishnakant Dasika, UC Santa Cruz
Ksenia Zlobina, UC Santa Cruz
Jianhong Chen, UC Santa Cruz
Marcella Gomez*, UC Santa Cruz
(115892332) 
10:30 a.m.
Modeling and simulations of porous marine aggregates.
Francois Blanchette*, UC Merced
(115876252)

8:00 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on ArtinSchelter regular algebras and related topics, III
Room 109, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University kirkman@wfu.edu
James Zhang, University of Washington

8:30 a.m.
Catenarity in Quantum Nilpotent Algebras.
K. R. Goodearl*, University of California at Santa Barbara
S. Launois, University of Kent at Canterbury
(115816115) 
9:00 a.m.
Cancellation of Morita and Skew Types.
Xin Tang*, Math & Computer Science, Fayetteville State University
James J. Zhang, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Washington
Xiangui Zhao, Dept. of Mathematics, Huizhou University
(11581652) 
9:30 a.m.
Families of representations determined by hypergraphs.
Birge HuisgenZimmermann*, University of California at Santa Barbara
Ken Goodearl, University of California at Santa Barbara
(115816112) 
10:00 a.m.
Noether's degree bound in the exterior algebra.
Francesca Gandini*, Kalamazoo College
(115813149) 
10:30 a.m.
The BrownGoodearl conjecture for weak Hopf algebras.
Daniel Rogalski*, UCSD
Robert Won, University of Washington
James Zhang, University of Washington
(115816266)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complexity in LowDimensional Topology, II
Room 108, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Jennifer Schultens, University of California, Davis jcs@math.ucdavis.edu
Eric Sedgwick, DePaul University

8:30 a.m.
Separability of double cosets and conjugacy classes in nmanifold groups.
Emily Hamilton*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
(115857109) 
9:00 a.m.
Strongly aperiodic subshifts of finite type on hyperbolic groups.
David B Cohen, Google
Chaim GoodmanStrauss, University of Arkansas
Yo'av Rieck*, University of Arkansas
(115820323) 
9:30 a.m.
Concordance crosscut number and rational Witt classes.
Stanislav Jabuka*, University of Nevada, Reno
(115857277) 
10:00 a.m.
Link Crossing Number is NPhard.
Arnaud de Mesmay*, CNRS, LIGM, Université Gustave Eiffel, France
Marcus Schaefer, DePaul University
Eric Sedgwick, dePaul University
(11586845) 
10:30 a.m.
An algorithm to decide if a link is alternating.
Joshua A. Howie*, University of California, Davis
(115857267)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Math Circle Games and Puzzles that Teach Deep Mathematics, III
Room 207, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Maria Nogin, California State University, Fresno mnogin@csufresno.edu
Agnes Tuska, California State University, Fresno

8:30 a.m.
Discussion 
9:00 a.m.
Playing with representations at the legs of Dienes.
Agnes Tuska*, Department of Mathematics, California State University, Fresno
(115897245) 
9:30 a.m.
The Shortest Distance Between Three Points.
Peter Tannenbaum*, Santa Barbara, CA
(11589722) 
10:00 a.m.
Step out of your comfort zone  Wythoff's game is action.
Péter Juhász*, Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics
(115897139) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion

8:30 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Methods in NonSemisimple Representation Categories, III
Room 309, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Eric Friedlander, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington, Seattle
Paul Sobaje, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro psobaje@georgiasouthern.edu

8:30 a.m.
Cohomology for Drinfeld doubles of arbitrary finite group schemes.
Cris Negron*, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
(11582028) 
9:00 a.m.
Homological residue fields and tensor triangulated fields.
James Cunningham Cameron*, University of California Los Angeles
(115818297) 
9:30 a.m.
Functorial structures in the representation theory of finite groups.
Robert Boltje*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(115820204) 
10:00 a.m.
A skeintheoretic $A_{q,t}$ algebra.
Nicolle Gonzalez*, UCLA
Matt Hogancamp, Northeastern University
(115818347) 
10:30 a.m.
Examples of symmetric tensor categories.
Victor Ostrik*, University of Oregon and MSRI
(11581839)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Numerical Semigroups and Applications, III
Room 180, Engineering East Building
Organizers:
Elie Alhajjar, West Point Military Academy
Christopher O'Neill, San Diego State University cdoneill@sdsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Invariants of quotients of a numerical semigroup.
Ayomikun Adeniran*, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
S. Butler, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
C Defant, Princeton University
Y Gao, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
P. E. Harris, Williams College
C Hettle, Georgia Institute of Technology
Q Liang, Duke University
H Nam, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
A Volk, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(11581187) 
9:00 a.m.
Otherhalffactoriality on monoids and domains.
Scott T. Chapman, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville TX 77341
Jim Coykendall, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson SC 29634
Felix Gotti*, Department of Mathematics, University of Florida, Gainesville FL 32611
William W. Smith, Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC 27599
(115813264) 
9:30 a.m.
On the sets of lengths of Puiseux monoids generated by multiple geometric sequences.
Harold Polo*, University of Florida
(11580618) 
10:00 a.m.
On strongly primary monoids and domains.
Alfred Geroldinger*, University of Graz
(11582016)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic geometry in statistics and machine learning, III
Organizers:
Robert Krone, University of California rckrone@ucdavis.edu
Jose Rodriguez, University of Wisconsin
Tingting Tang, Notre Dame University

9:00 a.m.
Phylogenetic cycle network model dimensions.
Robert Krone*, UC Davis
(115814343) 
9:30 a.m.
Machine learning the discriminant locus.
Margaret H Regan*, University of Notre Dame
Jonathan D Hauenstein, University of Notre Dame
Tingting Tang, San Diego State University
Edgar A Bernal, University of Rochester
Dhagash Mehta, The Vanguard Group
(115814263) 
10:00 a.m.
On the central path of semidefinite optimization: degree and worstcase convergence rate.
Ali Mohammad Nezhad*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
Saugata Basu, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
(115890256)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Algorithms in the study of hyperbolic 3manifolds, III
Room 107, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Robert Haraway, III, Oklahoma State University
Maria Trnkova, University of California, Davis mtrnkova@math.ucdavis.edu

9:00 a.m.
Algorithms for Computing the Cheeger Constants of Hyperbolic Manifolds.
Brian Benson*, University of California, Riverside
(115858328) 
9:30 a.m.
Programming Sage to Compute Cheeger Constants.
Jeffrey S. Meyer*, California State University, San Bernardino
Brian Benson, University of California, Riverside
(115853367) 
10:00 a.m.
When are two manifolds the same?
D. B. McReynolds*, Purdue University
(115857216)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics Arising from Representations (associated with the Invited Address by Sami Assaf), III
Room 209, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Sami Assaf, University of Southern California shassaf@usc.edu
Nicolle Gonzalez, University of California, Los Angeles
Brendan Pawloski, University of Southern California

9:00 a.m.
Single and the double dimer models in enumerative geometry.
Benjamin J Young*, University of Oregon
(115805379) 
9:30 a.m.
Normal Subgroups of Reflection Groups.
Carlos E Arreche, University of Texas at Dallas
Nathan Williams*, University of Texas at Dallas
(115805151) 
10:00 a.m.
The homology of subposets of subword order.
Sheila Sundaram*, Pierrepont School, Westport, CT
(115805211) 
10:30 a.m.
Harmonic differential forms for pseudoreflection groups.
Joshua P Swanson*, University of California, San Diego
Nolan R Wallach, University of California, San Diego
(11580559)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics of Reduced Decompositions of eEements of Coxeter Groups and Related Topics, III
Room 141, Science 1 Building
Organizers:
Samantha Dahlberg, Arizona State University sdahlber@asu.edu
Jennifer Elder, Arizona State University

9:00 a.m.
The Coxeter graph of a permutation as a ranked poset.
Sami Assaf*, University of Southern California
(11580580) 
9:30 a.m.
Reduced words arising from convex subheaps.
Richard M. Green*, University of Colorado Boulder
(115805153) 
10:00 a.m.
(Almost) symmetries of sorting networks.
Zachary Hamaker*, University of Florida
(115805147) 
10:30 a.m.
Diameters of graphs of reduced words for some permutation avoidance classes.
Samantha Dahlberg*, Arizona State University
Younghwan Kim, Arizona State University
(115805350)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 9:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
Contributed Paper Session, II

9:00 a.m.
The Role of Activation Functions in Deep Learning Architectures.
Gobind S. Puniani*, California State University, Fresno
Manuel Chacón, California State University, Fresno
Mario Banuelos, California State University, Fresno
(115868295) 
9:15 a.m.
Number Structures of Quantum Gravity Fields.
Zhian Luan*, China Petroleum University (HD)
(115811307) 
9:30 a.m.
Some Interesting Observations with respect to Collatz Conjecture.
Santanu Chakraborty*, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(115811315) 
9:45 a.m.
Multiscale computational model of biofilm in porous media: from images to finite element analysis to the outlook beyond DNS.
Malgorzata Peszynska*, Oregon State University
(115865338) 
10:00 a.m.
Some Infinite Compositions of Holomorphic Functions.
Kourosh Tavakoli*, Oklahoma City University
(115830357) 
10:15 a.m.
Mathematical and Physical Analysis of a Violin Note Using Computational Simulations.
Alexis Chung*, CRGNJ
Richard Kyung, CRGNJ
(115868363) 
10:30 a.m.
A Study on the Prediction of Economic Indicators Using Mathematical and Computational Statistics.
Alex Eugene Han*, CRGNJ
Richard Kyung, CRGNJ
(115868365) 
10:45 a.m.
Study on the Forecasting of Stock Market Using Statistical and Computational Analysis.
Jewon Yoo*, CRGNJ
Richard Kyung, CRGNJ
(115868372) 
11:00 a.m.
Study on the Efficient Algorithms to Reduce Noise Levels Using the Proposed Filters and Window Functions.
Dongeon Lee*, CRGNJ
Richard Kyung, CRGNJ
(115868374) 
11:15 a.m.
Study on the Spinning Maple Seed Inspired Turbine Blades Using Mechanical and Computational Analysis.
Yoonha Lee*, Hawaii Preparatory Academy
(115870380) 
11:30 a.m.
Study on a New Scheme to Enhance the Quality of Bioimage Using Inverse Fourier Transformation(IFT).
Youngseo Yoon*, Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics
Amanda Kyung, NVRHS
(115815381)

9:00 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Mathematical methods in evolutionary dynamics.
Room 121, McLane Hall
Natalia L. Komarova*, University of California, Irvine
(115892165) 
Sunday May 3, 2020, 2:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
Special Session on Algorithms in the study of hyperbolic 3manifolds, IV
Room 107, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Robert Haraway, III, Oklahoma State University
Maria Trnkova, University of California, Davis mtrnkova@math.ucdavis.edu

4:30 a.m.
A Distance for Circular Heegaard Splittings.
Kevin Lamb*, University of the Pacific
Patrick Weed, UC Davis
(115857230) 
2:00 p.m.
The Thurston norm via spun normal surfaces.
D. Cooper, UC Santa Barbara
S. Tillmann, University of Sydney
W. Worden*, Rice University
(115857249) 
3:00 p.m.
Stein property of complexhyperbolic Kleinian groups.
Subhadip Dey*, University of California, Davis
Michael Kapovich, University of California, Davis
(115820274) 
3:30 p.m.
Pachner moves on geometric triangulations of constant curvature manifolds.
Tejas Kalelkar*, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune
Advait Phanse, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune
(115857101)

4:30 a.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorics Arising from Representations (associated with the Invited Address by Sami Assaf), IV
Organizers:
Sami Assaf, University of Southern California shassaf@usc.edu
Nicolle Gonzalez, University of California, Los Angeles
Brendan Pawloski, University of Southern California

2:00 p.m.
Representation theoretic faces of noncommutative symmetric functions.
Farid Aliniaeifard, The University of British Columbia
Nathaniel Thiem*, University of Colorado Boulder
(115805247) 
2:30 p.m.
Recursions for rational $q,t$Catalan numbers.
Eugene Gorksy, UC Davis
Mazin Mikhail, Kansas State University
Vazirani Monica*, UC Davis
(115805299) 
3:00 p.m.
Superpolynomials of torus links.
Matthew Hogancamp*, Northeastern University
Anton Mellit, University of Vienna
(115805352) 
3:30 p.m.
Discussion

2:00 p.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on DG Methods in Commutative Algebra and Representation Theory, IV
Room 307, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Benjamin Briggs, University of Utah
Janina Letz, University of Utah letz@math.utah.edu
Josh Pollitz, University of Utah

2:00 p.m.
DGStructures for Fiber Products.
Hugh Roberts Geller*, Clemson University
(115813120) 
2:30 p.m.
Generators of Koszul homology.
Rachel N. Diethorn*, Syracuse University
(115813183) 
3:00 p.m.
Annihilator of Koszul Homology.
Janet Striuli*, Fairfield University/ NSF
Claudia Miller, Syracuse University
Hamidreza Rahmati, University of LincolnNebraska
(115813273)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on How to Solve It? Heuristics and Inquiry Based Learning, IV
Room 308, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Mario Banuelos, California State University, Fresno
Andrew G. Benedek, Research Centre for the Humanities, Hungary
Agnes Tuska, California State University, Fresno agnest@csufresno.edu

2:00 p.m.
Unusual chessboard tasks for gifted learners.
Péter Juhász*, Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics
(115897132) 
3:00 p.m.
Food For Thought: Exploring Euclidean and nonEuclidean Geometries.
Jennifer E Clinkenbeard*, California State University Monterey Bay
(115897106) 
3:30 p.m.
George Polya's influence on mathematics competitions in the USA.
Agnes Tuska*, Department of Mathematics, California State University, Fresno
(115801364) 
4:00 p.m.
Discussion

2:00 p.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Inverse Problems, IV
Room 143, Science 1 Building
Organizers:
Hanna Makaruk, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Robert Owczarek, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque and University of New Mexico, Los Alamos rowczare@unm.edu

2:00 p.m.
Groupoid category how is distinct from a group category.
Zbigniew Oziewicz*, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Facultad de Estudios Superiores Cuautitlan
(115818175) 
2:30 p.m.
The Hypercube Semigroup.
Gregory P. Wene*, San Antonio
(11581797) 
3:00 p.m.
Orderable quandles.
Valentina Harizanov*, George Washington University
(115803102) 
3:30 p.m.
Computability theoretic complexity of properties of structures.
Dario Verta*, George Washington University
(115803220) 
4:00 p.m.
Increasing stability in a partial data inverse boundary value problem for biharmonic operators.
Boya Liu*, University of California, Irvine
(1158357)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Math Circle Games and Puzzles that Teach Deep Mathematics, IV
Room 207, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Maria Nogin, California State University, Fresno mnogin@csufresno.edu
Agnes Tuska, California State University, Fresno

2:00 p.m.
Twists and Turns: Learning Permutations through Rubik's Cubes.
Cyane Gonzalez*, California State University, Fresno
Laura Marroquin, California State University, Fresno
Maria S. Nogin, California State University, Fresno
Taylor W. Yates, California State University, Fresno
(115820285) 
2:30 p.m.
Chomp and Nim in K12 Math Circles.
Jack Luong, California State University, Fresno
Maria Diaz*, California State University, Fresno
(115897298) 
3:00 p.m.
Micro Robots in the Classroom.
Adam Glesser*, California State University, Fullerton
Matt Rathbun, California State University, Fullerton
(115897218) 
3:30 p.m.
What P12 Preservice Teacher Coursework and Math Camps Tell Us about Lowfloor, HighCeiling Tasks.
Bridget Kinsella Druken*, California State University, Fullerton
(115897376) 
4:00 p.m.
Discussion

2:00 p.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Methods in Evolution and Medicine (associated with the Invited Address by Natalia Komarova), IV
Room 210, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Natalia L. Komarova,
Jesse Kreger, University of California, Irvine kregerj@uci.edu

2:00 p.m.
Predictive Mathematical Models of Hormone Treatment for Prostate Cancer.
Yang Kuang*, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University
(11589263) 
3:00 p.m.
Coupled Mechanochemical Multiscale Model to Study the Tissue Development.
Weitao Chen*, University of California, Riverside
(115892180) 
3:30 p.m.
Inference of stem cell fate and gene regulatory dynamics from singlecell data.
Adam L. MacLean*, University of Southern California
(11583758) 
4:00 p.m.
Numerical simulation of the islet encapsulation device using fluid poroelastic structure interaction model.
Yifan Wang*, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
Suncica Canic, University of California Berkeley
(115865234) 
4:30 p.m.
PDE Models of Multilevel Selection: The Evolution of Cooperation and The Shadow of LowerLevel Selection.
Daniel B Cooney*, Princeton University
(11589233)

2:00 p.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Scientific Computing, II
Room 145, Science 1 Building
Organizers:
Changho Kim, University of California, Merced ckim103@ucmerced.edu
Roummel Marcia, University of California, Merced

2:30 p.m.
Dynamically orthogonal tensor methods for highdimensional nonlinear PDEs.
Daniele Venturi*, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of California Santa Cruz
(11586562) 
3:00 p.m.
Adaptive Reduced Basis Method for Anisotropic Highdimensional Stochastic PDEs.
Heyrim Cho*, University of California, Riverside
Howard Elman, University of Maryland, College Park
(115865221) 
3:30 p.m.
Fourth order and energy stable FDTD method for Maxwell's equations in metamaterials.
Camille Carvalho*, University of California, Merced
(115865271) 
4:00 p.m.
A Deferred Correction Coupling Strategy for Cosmological Simulations.
Jean M. Sexton*, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
(115865339)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Numerical Semigroups and Applications, IV
Room 180, Engineering East Building
Organizers:
Elie Alhajjar, West Point Military Academy
Christopher O'Neill, San Diego State University cdoneill@sdsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Multiplicative factorization in numerical semigroups.
Nicholas R Baeth*, Franklin & Marshall College
(11582066) 
3:00 p.m.
Elasticity and Factorization in Numerical Semigroup Rings.
Paul Baginski*, Fairfield University
(115812163) 
3:30 p.m.
Numerical Semigroups and the Game of Sylver Coinage.
Kurt D Herzinger*, U.S. Air Force Academy
(115820182)

2:30 p.m.

Sunday May 3, 2020, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Complexity in LowDimensional Topology, III
Room 108, Science 2 Building
Organizers:
Jennifer Schultens, University of California, Davis jcs@math.ucdavis.edu
Eric Sedgwick, DePaul University

3:00 p.m.
Computing Heegaard Genus is NPHard.
David Bachman*, Pitzer College
Ryan DerbyTalbot, Fulbright University Vietnam
Eric Sedgwick, DePau University
(115857351) 
3:30 p.m.
Meridional rank and bridge number of knotted surfaces.
Puttipong Pongtanapaisan*, University of Iowa
Jason Joseph, University of Georgia
(115857278) 
4:00 p.m.
Thin position through trisections of 4manifolds.
Jose Roman Aranda Cuevas*, University of Iowa
(11585772) 
4:30 p.m.
Spun triangulations of closed hyperbolic 3manifolds.
Feng Luo, Rutgers University
Matthias Goerner, Pixar Animation Studios
Maria Trnkova*, UC Davis
(115857213)

3:00 p.m.
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