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Fall Central Sectional Meeting
University of Akron, Akron, OH
October 2021, 2012 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1084
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Saturday October 20, 2012

Saturday October 20, 2012, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
Atrium 2, College of Arts and Sciences

Saturday October 20, 2012, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium 1, College of Arts and Sciences

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on A Survey of LatticeValued Mathematics and its Applications, I
Room 409, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Austin Melton, Kent State University amelton@kent.edu
Stephen E. Rodabaugh, Youngstown State University

8:00 a.m.
Programming Semantics to LatticeValued Topology via Topological Systems.
Stephen E. Rodabaugh*, Youngstown State University
(108406234)

9:00 a.m.
Finite approximation of topological spaces.
Ralph Kopperman*, City College, CUNY
Michael Bukatin, Nokia Corporation, Boston, MA, USA
Steve Matthews, Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
(108454283)

10:00 a.m.
Orders and type 2 fuzzy sets.
John R Harding*, New Mexico State University
(108406369)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Convexity, I
Room 129, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Jaye, Kent State University
Dmitry Ryabogin, Kent State University
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University zvavitch@math.kent.edu

8:00 a.m.
The transfer of property $(\beta)$ of Rolewicz by a nonlinear map.
N. Lovasoa Randrianarivony*, Saint Louis University
Stephen Dilworth, University of South Carolina
Denka Kutzarova, Institute of Mathematics, Bulgarian Academy of Science
Gilles Lancien, Université de FrancheComté
(108446274)

8:30 a.m.
Stability and separation in volume comparison problems.
Alexander Koldobsky*, University of MissouriColumbia
(10845237)

9:00 a.m.
The BusemannPetty Problem in Complex Hyperbolic Space.
Susanna Dann*, University of Missouri
(108452198)

9:30 a.m.
tsections of convex bodies.
M. AlfonsecaCubero*, North Dakota State University
F. Nazarov, Kent State University
D Ryabogin, Kent State University
A Zvavitch, Kent State University
(108452205)

10:00 a.m.
Detecting symmetry in star bodies.
Dmitry Ryabogin, Kent State University
Vladyslav Yaskin*, University of Alberta
(108452156)

10:30 a.m.
Sums of Sections and the General Minkowski Problem.
Paul Goodey, University of Oklahoma
Wolfgang Weil*, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
(108452169)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Harmonic Analysis, I
Room 123A, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Diego Maldonado, Kansas State University
Truyen Nguyen, University of Akron tnguyen@uakron.edu
Nguyen Cong Phuc, Louisiana State University

8:00 a.m.
Two Variations of the Boussinesq Equations.
Lizheng Tao*, Oklahoma State University
(108435149)

8:30 a.m.
Trivial Translation Invariant Multilinear Operators.
Geoff Diestel*, Texas A&M UniversityCentral Texas
Loukas Grafakos, University of Missouri
(108442308)

9:00 a.m.
Regularity and uniqueness of the heat flow of biharmonic maps.
Tao Huang*, University of Kentucky
Changyou Wang, University of Kentucky
(108435144)

9:30 a.m.
Uniform $L^p$ improving for weighted averages on curves.
Betsy Stovall*, University of WisconsinMadison
(108442301)

10:00 a.m.
The rise, fall and rebirth of the MuckenhouptWheeden conjecture.
David V. CruzUribe*, Trinity College, Hartford, CT
(108442254)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Additive and Combinatorial Number Theory, I
Room 136, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Tsz Ho Chan, University of Memphis
Kevin O'Bryant, City University of New York
Gang Yu, Kent State University yu@math.kent.edu

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applied Topology, I
Room 306, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Peter Bubenik, Cleveland State University p.bubenik@csuohio.edu
Matthew Kahle, Ohio State University

8:30 a.m.
Computing Topological Persistence for Simplicial Maps.
Tamal K Dey*, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Fengtao Fan, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Yusu Wang, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210
(10846874)

9:30 a.m.
Reeb graphs: Approximation and Persistence.
Tamal Dey, Computer Science and Engineering Dept., The Ohio State University
Yusu Wang*, Computer Science and Engineering Dept., The Ohio State University
(108468105)

10:00 a.m.
Toward understanding complex spaces: graph Laplacians on manifolds with singularities and boundaries.
Mikhail Belkin*, Ohio State University
Qichao Que, Ohio State University
Yusu Wang, Ohio State University
Xueyuan Zhou, University of Chicago
(108400157)

10:30 a.m.
Categorification of Persistent Homology.
Peter Bubenik, Cleveland State University
Jonathan Scott*, Cleveland State University
(10845591)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 143, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Livia Hummel, University of Indianapolis
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University sean.satherwagstaff@ndsu.edu

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis and its Broader Impacts, I
Room 121, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Mehmet Celik, University of North Texas, Dallas
Alexander Izzo, Bowling Green State University
Sonmez Sahutoglu, University of Toledo sonmez.sahutoglu@utoledo.edu

8:30 a.m.
Subnormality of block Toeplitz operators on the Hardy space of the unit circle.
Raúl E. Curto*, The University of Iowa
(108447153)

9:00 a.m.
The Essential Norm of Operators on the Bergman Space.
Mishko Mitkovski, Georgia Insitute of Technology
Daniel Suarez, University of Buenos Aires
Brett D. Wick*, Geogia Institute of Technology
(10843208)

9:30 a.m.
The Maximal Ideal Space of the Multiplier Algebra of the Dirichlet Space.
Richard Rochberg*, Washington University, St. Louis MO
(108446110)

10:00 a.m.
Approximation on RealAnalytic Varieties.
John T Anderson*, College of the Holy Cross
Alexander Izzo, Bowling Green State University
(108432298)

10:30 a.m.
What is a thin interpolating sequence?
Pamela Gorkin*, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Sandra Pott, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Brett D. Wick, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
(10843038)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometry and Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 111, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Gabor Szekelyhidi, University of Notre Dame
Valentino Tosatti, Columbia University
Ben Weinkove, University of California San Diego weinkove@math.ucsd.edu

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal Graph Theory, I
Room 134, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Arthur Busch, University of Dayton
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver michael.ferrara@ucdenver.edu

8:30 a.m.
Coloring trianglefree triple systems.
Jeff Cooper*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois at Chicago
(108405252)

9:00 a.m.
Distinguishing Extension Number.
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Ellen Gethner, University of Colorado Denver
Stephen G Hartke, University of NebraskaLincoln
Derrick Stolee*, University of Illinois
Paul S Wenger, Rochester Institute of Technology
(108405161)

9:30 a.m.
Linear colorings of subcubic graphs.
ChunHung Liu, Georgia Tech
Gexin Yu*, College of William and Mary
(108405135)

10:00 a.m.
Colorcritical graphs with few edges.
Alexandr Kostochka, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Matthew Yancey*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10840518)

10:30 a.m.
New Results on the Geometric Thickness of Graphs.
Stephane Durocher, University of Manitoba
Ellen Gethner*, University of Colorado Denver
Debajyoti Mondal, University of Manitoba
(108405265)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Algebraic Varieties, I
Room 145, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
AnaMarie Castravet, The Ohio State University
Emanuele Macrí, The Ohio State University macri.6@osu.edu
HsianHua Tseng, The Ohio State University

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Polytopes in Algebraic Combinatorics, I
Room 138, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Stefan Forcey, University of Akron sf34@uakron.edu
Forest Fisher, NOVAManassas

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Characters, I
Room 137, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Mark Lewis, Kent State University lewis@math.kent.edu
Adriana Nenciu, Otterbein University
Ronald Solomon, Ohio State University

8:00 a.m.
Jordan decomposition and realvalued characters.
Bhama Srinivasan, University of Illinois at Chicago
C. Ryan Vinroot*, College of William and Mary
(108420267)

8:30 a.m.
The average degree of an irreducible character.
I. M. Isaacs*, Math. Dept., University of Wisconsin, Madison
Maria Loukaki, Math. Dept., University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Alexander Moreto, University of Valencia, Burjassot, Valencia Spain
(10842052)

9:00 a.m.
Rational Defect Groups and 2Rational Characters, II.
David H Gluck*, Wayne State University
(10842077)

9:30 a.m.
The Brauer Feit bound on irreducible character heights via Knörr lattices.
Michael Aaron Geline*, Northern Illinois University
(108420180)

10:00 a.m.
On the Character Degree Simplicial Complex of a Finite Solvable Group.
Sara Jensen*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(108420182)

10:30 a.m.
New characteristic subgroups.
James B. Wilson*, Colorado State University
(108420145)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Geometry and Topology, I
Room 311, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Dan Farley, Miami University
JeanFrancois Lafont, Ohio State University jlafont@math.ohiostate.edu
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University

8:30 a.m.
Almost flat manifolds with cyclic holonomy groups bound.
James F Davis*, Indiana University
Fuquan Fang, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China
(108457215)

9:00 a.m.
Rigidity of pseudofree group actions on contractible manifolds.
Frank Connolly, University of Notre Dame
James F Davis, Indiana University Bloomington
Qayum Khan*, Indiana University Bloomington
(108457152)

9:30 a.m.
Manifolds realizing rational homotopy types.
Jim Fowler*, The Ohio State University
Zhixu Su, University of California, Irvine
(108457352)

10:00 a.m.
Tits Geometry and Positive Curvature.
Fuquan Fang*, University of Notre Dame
Karsten Grove, Universrity of Notre Dame
Gudlaugur Thorbergsson, University of Koeln, Germany
(108457307)

10:30 a.m.
End structures and boundaries for open manifolds.
Craig R Guilbault*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
Frederick C Tinsley, Colorado College
(108457255)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory and 4Manifolds, I
Room 307, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Tim Cochran, Rice University cochran@rice.edu
Christopher Davis, Rice University
Kent Orr, Indiana University

8:30 a.m.
Splitting the 3dimensional rational homology cobordism group.
Charles Livingston*, Indiana University, Bloomington
SeGoo Kim, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea
(10845781)

9:00 a.m.
Slice knots which bound Klein bottles.
Arunima Ray*, Rice University
(10845783)

9:30 a.m.
On the geography and botany of Floer homology.
Matthew Hedden*, Michigan State University
Liam Watson, UCLA
(10845748)

10:00 a.m.
Knots are not enough but string links are.
John R. Burke*, Rhode Island College
(108457181)

10:30 a.m.
Filtrations of the Link Concordance and Milnor's Invariants.
Carolyn A Otto*, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
(108457177)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Ring Theory, I
Room 139, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
S. K. Jain, Ohio University
Greg Marks, St. Louis University
Ashish Srivastava, St. Louis University asrivas3@slu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Compatible Ring Structures on Injective Hulls of Finitely Embedded Rings.
Barbara L. Osofsky*, Rutgers University
(10841643)

9:30 a.m.
On the heredity of vmodules over noetherian nonsingular rings.
Dinh Van Huynh*, Athens
(108416338)

10:00 a.m.
An alternative perspective on projectivity of modules.
Christopher Holston, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701
Sergio R. LopezPermouth*, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701
Joseph Mastromatteo, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701
Jose E SimentalRodriguez, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
(108416143)

10:30 a.m.
Singular matrices as products of idempotent matrices.
Andre G. Leroy*, University of Artois, France
Adel Alahmadi, King Abdulaziz University
Surender K. Jain, Ohio University
(10841660)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves and Patterns, I
Room 312, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Anna Ghazaryan, Miami University ghazarar@muohio.edu
Vahagn Manukian, Miami University

8:30 a.m.
Fronts in a model for gasless combustion with heat loss.
Anna R Ghazaryan*, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Stephen Schecter, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
Peter Simon, Eotvos Lorand University, Budapest, Hungary
(10843467)

9:00 a.m.
On the existence of breathers in periodic media: Inverse spectral theory for open gap potentials.
Martina ChirilusBruckner*, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University
Clarence Eugene Wayne, Department of Mathematics, Boston University
(108435264)

9:30 a.m.
Instability index theorems for polynomial pencils.
Todd Kapitula*, Calvin College
(108446304)

10:30 a.m.
Linear Stability for Traveling Pulses of the Boussinesq "ABC" System.
Milena Stanislavova*, University of Kansas
Sevdzhan Hakkaev, Shumen University, Bulgaria
Atanas Stefanov, University of Kansas
(108435188)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Separate versus Joint Continuitya Tribute to I. Namioka, I
Room 124, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Zbigniew Piotrowski, Youngstown State University zpiotr@math.ysu.edu
Eric J. Wingler, Youngstown State University

Saturday October 20, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Toric Algebraic Geometry and Beyond, I
Room 144, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Kiumars Kaveh, University of Pittsburgh
Benjamin Nill, Case Western Reserve University
Ivan Soprunov, Cleveland State University i.soprunov@csuohio.edu

8:30 a.m.
sLecture Hall Partitions, SelfReciprocal Polynomials, and Gorenstein Algebras.
Benjamin J Braun*, University of Kentucky
(10840576)

9:00 a.m.
Latticepoint generating functions for free sums of convex sets.
Matthias Beck, San Francisco State University
Pallavi Jayawant, Bates College
Tyrrell B. McAllister*, University of Wyoming
(10845228)

9:30 a.m.
Ehrhart $f^*$vectors and hypergraph coloring complexes.
Felix Breuer*, San Francisco State University
(108452290)

10:00 a.m.
The Unreasonable Ubiquitousness of Quasipolynomials.
Kevin Woods*, Oberlin College
(108452136)

10:30 a.m.
Stable Intersection of Tropical Varieties.
Anders Jensen, Aarhus University
Josephine Yu*, Georgia Tech
(10841466)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Issues in the Preparation of Secondary Teachers of Mathematics, I
Room 408, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Laurie A. Dunlap, University of Akron dunlapl@uakron.edu
Antonio R. Quesada, University of Akron

Saturday October 20, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral, Scattering, and Inverse Scattering Theory, I
Room 308, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Tanya Christiansen, University of Missouri christiansent@missouri.edu
Peter Hislop, University of Kentucky
Peter Perry, University of Kentucky

Saturday October 20, 2012, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Knots, 4dimensions and fractals.
Room 124, Olin Hall
Tim D. Cochran*, Rice University
(10845702)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 1:25 p.m.2:15 p.m.
Invited Address
Resonances and Schrödinger operators.
Room 124, Olin Hall
T. J. Christiansen*, University of Missouri
(10843501)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on A Survey of LatticeValued Mathematics and its Applications, II
Room 409, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Austin Melton, Kent State University amelton@kent.edu
Stephen E. Rodabaugh, Youngstown State University

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Additive and Combinatorial Number Theory, II
Room 136, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Tsz Ho Chan, University of Memphis
Kevin O'Bryant, City University of New York
Gang Yu, Kent State University yu@math.kent.edu

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Applied Topology, II
Room 306, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Peter Bubenik, Cleveland State University p.bubenik@csuohio.edu
Matthew Kahle, Ohio State University

2:30 p.m.
Applied Topology and Matrix Methods.
Anil N. Hirani*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108455168)

3:30 p.m.
Fréchet means for distributions of persistence diagrams (Part 1).
Katharine Turner*, University of Chicago
Yuriy Mileyko, Duke University
Sayan Mukherjee, Duke University
John Harer, Duke University
(108462200)

4:00 p.m.
Fréchet means for distributions of persistence diagrams (Part 2).
Katharine Turner, University of Chicago
Yuriy Milyeko, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Sayan Mukherjee*, Duke University
John Harer, Duke University
(108462238)

4:30 p.m.
Persistent Homology for Metric Measure Spaces and Topological Hypothesis Testing.
Andrew J Blumberg*, University of Texas, Austin
Itamar Gal, University of Texas, Austin
Michael A. Mandell, Indiana University
Mathew Pancia, University of Texas, Austin
(108455348)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 143, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Livia Hummel, University of Indianapolis
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University sean.satherwagstaff@ndsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
A Geometric Approach to Atomicity and Factorization.
Jason Greene Boynton, North Dakota State University
Jim Coykendall*, North Dakota State University
(108413128)

3:00 p.m.
On Kaplansky's theorem for unique factorization domains.
Jason Greene Boynton*, North Dakota State University
Jim Coykendall, North Dakota State University
(108413342)

3:30 p.m.
Arithmetic of Monoids of Modules over Twodimensional Rings.
Nicholas R Baeth*, University of Central Missouri
Alfred Geroldinger, Karl FranzensUniversität Graz
(10841384)

4:00 p.m.
Prüfer Conditions on Commutative Group Rings.
Sarah Glaz, University of Connecticut
Ryan Schwarz*, SUNY New Paltz
(108413268)

4:30 p.m.
The Ideal Completion of a Noetherian Local Domain.
Simplice Tchamna*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.
(108413166)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis and its Broader Impacts, II
Room 121, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Mehmet Celik, University of North Texas, Dallas
Alexander Izzo, Bowling Green State University
Sonmez Sahutoglu, University of Toledo sonmez.sahutoglu@utoledo.edu

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometry and Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 111, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Gabor Szekelyhidi, University of Notre Dame
Valentino Tosatti, Columbia University
Ben Weinkove, University of California San Diego weinkove@math.ucsd.edu

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal Graph Theory, II
Room 134, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Arthur Busch, University of Dayton
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver michael.ferrara@ucdenver.edu

2:30 p.m.
Hamiltonian Properties in 3connected Clawfree Graphs.
Ye Chen, West Virginia University
HongJian Lai*, West Virginia University
Keke Wang, West Virginia University
Meng Zhang, West Virginia University
(108405118)

3:00 p.m.
Pairs of forbidden subgraphs for pancyclicity.
James Carraher*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Timothy Morris, University of Colorado Denver
Michael Santana, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108405142)

3:30 p.m.
Finding and listing induced paths and cycles.
Chinh T Hoang, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada
Marcin Kaminski, Univsersite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Joe Sawada, University of Guelph, Canada
R. Sritharan*, The University of Dayton
(108405150)

4:00 p.m.
Hypergraph Turan numbers of loose cycles and linear cycles.
Zoltan Furedi, University of Illinois, Urbana and Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Tao Jiang*, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
(108405208)

4:30 p.m.
On Multiply Chorded Cycles.
Ronald J. Gould*, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322
Paul Horn, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138
Colton Magnant, Georgia Southern University
(108405113)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Algebraic Varieties, II
Room 145, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
AnaMarie Castravet, The Ohio State University
Emanuele Macrí, The Ohio State University macri.6@osu.edu
HsianHua Tseng, The Ohio State University

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Polytopes in Algebraic Combinatorics, II
Room 138, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Stefan Forcey, University of Akron sf34@uakron.edu
Forest Fisher, NOVAManassas

2:30 p.m.
The antipode problem for Hopf monoids.
Marcelo Aguiar*, Texas A&M University
Federico Ardila, San Francisco State University
Swapneel Mahajan, Indian Institute of Technology
(108405276)

3:30 p.m.
The Hopf Algebra of Sashes.
Shirley Elizabeth Law*, North Carolina State University
(108405296)

4:00 p.m.
Counting Dyck paths by area and rank.
Saúl A. Blanco*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, DePaul University, Chicago, IL 60614
T. Kyle Petersen, Department of Mathematical Sciences, DePaul University
(108405291)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Characters, II
Room 137, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Mark Lewis, Kent State University lewis@math.kent.edu
Adriana Nenciu, Otterbein University
Ronald Solomon, Ohio State University

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Convexity, II
Room 129, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Jaye, Kent State University
Dmitry Ryabogin, Kent State University
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University zvavitch@math.kent.edu

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Geometry and Topology, II
Room 311, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Dan Farley, Miami University
JeanFrancois Lafont, Ohio State University jlafont@math.ohiostate.edu
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Issues in the Preparation of Secondary Teachers of Mathematics, II
Room 408, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Laurie A. Dunlap, University of Akron dunlapl@uakron.edu
Antonio R. Quesada, University of Akron

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory and 4Manifolds, II
Room 307, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Tim Cochran, Rice University cochran@rice.edu
Christopher Davis, Rice University
Kent Orr, Indiana University

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Ring Theory, II
Room 139, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
S. K. Jain, Ohio University
Greg Marks, St. Louis University
Ashish Srivastava, St. Louis University asrivas3@slu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Leavitt path algebras of separated graphs and paradoxical decompositions.
Pere Ara*, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Ruy Exel, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina
(108416236)

3:30 p.m.
A Class of Formal Matrix Rings.
Gaohua Tang, Guangxi Teacher's Education University
Yiqiang Zhou*, Memorial University of Newfoundland
(108416171)

4:00 p.m.
(D)Rickart modules and endomorphism rings.
Gangyong Lee, The Ohio State University
S. Tariq Rizvi*, The Ohio State University
Cosmin Roman, The Ohio State University
(108416257)

4:30 p.m.
Skew cyclic codes and some generalizations.
Hai Q Dinh*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Kent State University, 4314 Mahoning Avenue, Warren, OH 44483, USA.
(108494346)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Harmonic Analysis, II
Room 123A, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Diego Maldonado, Kansas State University
Truyen Nguyen, University of Akron tnguyen@uakron.edu
Nguyen Cong Phuc, Louisiana State University

2:30 p.m.
Recent progress in the parabolic Signorini problem.
Nicola Garofalo*, Purdue University and University of Padova
Donatella Danielli, Purdue University
Arshak Petrosyan, Purdue University
Tung To, Purdue University
(108435337)

3:30 p.m.
Sharp asymptotic growth laws of turbulent flame speeds in cellular flows by inviscid HamiltonJacobi models.
Jack Xin, University of California at Irvine
Yifeng Yu*, University of California at Irvine
(108435316)

4:00 p.m.
Monge Ampere Equations on exterior domains.
Lei Zhang*, University of Florida
Jiguang Bao, Beijing Normal University
Haigang Li, Beijing Normal University
(108435164)

4:30 p.m.
A Logarithmic Diffusion Equation as the Limit of Porous Medium Equations.
Emmanuele DiBenedetto, Vanderbilt University
Ugo Gianazza, Università di Pavia
Naian Liao*, Vanderbilt University
(108435207)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves and Patterns, II
Room 312, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Anna Ghazaryan, Miami University ghazarar@muohio.edu
Vahagn Manukian, Miami University

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Separate versus Joint Continuitya Tribute to I. Namioka, II
Room 124, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Zbigniew Piotrowski, Youngstown State University zpiotr@math.ysu.edu
Eric J. Wingler, Youngstown State University

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Spectral, Scattering, and Inverse Scattering Theory, II
Room 308, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Tanya Christiansen, University of Missouri christiansent@missouri.edu
Peter Hislop, University of Kentucky
Peter Perry, University of Kentucky

2:30 p.m.
Asymptotics of radiation fields in asymptotically Minkowski spacetimes.
Dean Baskin*, Northwestern University
Andras Vasy, Stanford University
Jared Wunsch, Northwestern University
(10843539)

3:00 p.m.
Recovery of a wave speed from the curvature of wavefronts.
Sean Holman*, Purdue University
(108453140)

3:30 p.m.
Painlevé functions and critical behavior in the sineGordon equation.
Robert Buckingham*, University of Cincinnati
Peter D. Miller, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(108435261)

4:00 p.m.
Qualitative features of the periodic solutions of KdV.
Peter Topalov*, Northeastern University, Boston
(108435189)

4:30 p.m.
Cloaked resonances for acoustic and quantum mechanical waves.
Allan Greenleaf*, University of Rochester
Yaroslav Kurylev, University College London
Matti Lassas, University of Helsinki
Ulf Leonhardt, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of St. Andrews
Gunther Uhlmann, University of CaliforniaIrvine and University of Washington
(108435174)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Processes and Applications, I
Room 305, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Oana Mocioalca, Kent State University oana@math.kent.edu

Saturday October 20, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Toric Algebraic Geometry and Beyond, II
Room 144, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Kiumars Kaveh, University of Pittsburgh
Benjamin Nill, Case Western Reserve University
Ivan Soprunov, Cleveland State University i.soprunov@csuohio.edu

Saturday October 20, 2012, 5:05 p.m.5:55 p.m.
Invited Address
Parabolic flows in complex geometry.
Room 124, Olin Hall
Ben Weinkove*, University of California, San Diego
(10845303)

Saturday October 20, 2012, 6:15 p.m.7:30 p.m.
University of Akron Department of Mathematics Poster Session and Reception
Ballroom C, Quaker Inn
Sunday October 21, 2012

Sunday October 21, 2012, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibit
Atrium 2, College of Arts and Sciences

Sunday October 21, 2012, 7:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium 1, College of Arts and Sciences

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on A Survey of LatticeValued Mathematics and its Applications, III
Room 409, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Austin Melton, Kent State University amelton@kent.edu
Stephen E. Rodabaugh, Youngstown State University

8:00 a.m.
Categories of $L$Fuzzy Relations.
Michael Winter*, Brock University, St. Catharines, Canada
(108406329)

9:00 a.m.
Enrichment in Quantaloids: a Typed Enrichment for Categorical Description of Heterogenous Spaces.
Michael Bukatin*, Nokia Corporation, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Ralph Kopperman, Department of Mathematics, City College, City University of New York, New York, New York, USA
Steve Matthews, Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
(108406271)

10:00 a.m.
Classification Results on Residuated Lattices.
Sándor Jenei*, Inst of Math & Informatics, University of Pécs, Hungary & Dept of KnowlBased Math Systems, JKU, Linz, Austria
(108406125)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Additive and Combinatorial Number Theory, III
Room 136, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Tsz Ho Chan, University of Memphis
Kevin O'Bryant, City University of New York
Gang Yu, Kent State University yu@math.kent.edu

8:00 a.m.
Problems and results in additive number theory.
Melvyn B. Nathanson*, Lehman College (CUNY), Bronx, NY
(108411270)

9:00 a.m.
Mind the Gap: Distribution of Gaps in Generalized Zeckendorf Decompositions.
Steven J Miller*, Williams College
Amanda Bower, University of Michigan  Dearborn
Rachel Insoft, Wellesley College
Shiyu Li, UC Berkeley
Philip Tosteson, Williams College
(108411108)

9:30 a.m.
The degrees of the polynomial divisors of $x^n1$.
Paul Pollack*, University of Georgia
Lola Thompson, University of Georgia
(108411228)

10:00 a.m.
Algebraic methods in sumproduct phenomena.
ChunYen Shen*, Visiting assistant professor/Michigan State University
(108412129)

10:30 a.m.
A numerically explicit Burgess inequality and an application to quadratic nonresidues.
Enrique Treviño*, Swarthmore College
(108411167)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applied Topology, III
Room 306, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Peter Bubenik, Cleveland State University p.bubenik@csuohio.edu
Matthew Kahle, Ohio State University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Room 143, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Livia Hummel, University of Indianapolis
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University sean.satherwagstaff@ndsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Fibers of Complete Scalar Extensions.
David Hren*, New Mexico State University
(10841388)

8:30 a.m.
A class of coherent regular rings.
Christel Rotthaus*, Michigan State University
(108413170)

9:00 a.m.
Power series over Noetherian rings.
William Heinzer, Purdue University
Christel Rotthaus, Michigan State University
Sylvia M Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(108413194)

9:30 a.m.
Variations On A Result Of Lescot.
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
Richard Wicklein*, North Dakota State University
(108413242)

10:00 a.m.
On Implicitization of Tensor Product Surfaces.
Hal Schenck, University of Illinois
Alexandra Seceleanu, University of Nebraska
Javid Validashti*, University of Illinois
(10841399)

10:30 a.m.
Vanishing of $\operatorname{Tor}$ over local rings.
Olgur Celikbas, University of Missouri
Srikanth Iyengar, University of NebrasakaLincoln
Greg Piepmeyer, University of Missouri
Roger Wiegand*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108413193)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis and its Broader Impacts, III
Room 121, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Mehmet Celik, University of North Texas, Dallas
Alexander Izzo, Bowling Green State University
Sonmez Sahutoglu, University of Toledo sonmez.sahutoglu@utoledo.edu

8:00 a.m.
A New Integral Kernel for Weakly Pseudoconvex Domains.
R. Michael Range*, State University of New York at Albany
(10843275)

8:30 a.m.
The KerzmanStein operator for piecewise continuously differentiable regions.
Michael Bolt, Calvin College
Andrew Raich*, University of Arkansas
(10844572)

9:00 a.m.
Supports of Weighted Equilibrium Measures: Complete Characterization.
Muhammed A. Alan*, Syracuse University
Nihat G Gogus, Sabanci University
(108432134)

9:30 a.m.
Canonical models and similarity.
Ronald G. Douglas*, Texass A & M University
Yun Su Kim, Toledo, Ohio
Hyun Kyoung Kwon, University of Alabama
Jaydeb Sarkar, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
(10844727)

10:00 a.m.
Level sets of random holomorphic sections.
Bernard Shiffman*, Johns Hopkins University
(108432356)

10:30 a.m.
$\mathbb T^2$invariant FeffermanPlateau problems in $\mathbb C^2$.
David E Barrett*, University of Michigan
(108432115)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometry and Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 111, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Gabor Szekelyhidi, University of Notre Dame
Valentino Tosatti, Columbia University
Ben Weinkove, University of California San Diego weinkove@math.ucsd.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal Graph Theory, III
Room 134, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Arthur Busch, University of Dayton
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver michael.ferrara@ucdenver.edu

8:00 a.m.
Forbidden Induced Posets in the Boolean Lattice.
Linyuan Lu, University of South Carolina
Kevin G Milans*, West Virginia University
(108405289)

8:30 a.m.
Diamondfree families in the Boolean lattice.
Lucas Kramer, Iowa State University
Ryan R. Martin*, Iowa State University
Michael Young, Iowa State University
(10840533)

9:00 a.m.
On restricted Ramsey numbers.
Andrzej Dudek*, Western Michigan University
(10840510)

9:30 a.m.
Rainbow matchings in properly edgecolored graphs.
Jennifer Diemunsch*, University of Colorado Denver
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Allan Lo, University of Birmingham
Casey Moffatt, University of Colorado Denver
Florian Pfender, University of Colorado Denver
Paul S. Wenger, Rochester Institute of Technology
(108405280)

10:00 a.m.
Eulerian circuits with no monochromatic transitions.
James Carraher, University of NebraskaLincoln
Stephen G. Hartke*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108405190)

10:30 a.m.
Semidegree threshold for antidirected Hamilton cycles.
Louis DeBiasio*, Miami University
Theo Molla, Arizona State University
(108405262)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Algebraic Varieties, III
Room 145, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
AnaMarie Castravet, The Ohio State University
Emanuele Macrí, The Ohio State University macri.6@osu.edu
HsianHua Tseng, The Ohio State University

8:00 a.m.
DonaldsonThomas invariants of Torsion 2dimensional sheaves and modular forms.
Amin Gholampour*, University of Maryland
(10841444)

9:00 a.m.
Rational cubic fourfolds containing a plane with nontrivial Clifford invariant.
Asher Auel, Department of Mathematics & CS, Emory University
Marcello Bernardara*, Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse, Université Paul Sabatier
Michele Bolognesi, Institut de Recherche Mathématique de Rennes, Université de Rennes 1
Anthony VárillyAlvarado, Department of Mathematics, Rice University
(10841461)

10:00 a.m.
Stable complexes and FourierMukai transforms.
Jason Lo*, University of Missouri  Columbia
(108414148)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Polytopes in Algebraic Combinatorics, III
Room 138, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Stefan Forcey, University of Akron sf34@uakron.edu
Forest Fisher, NOVAManassas

8:00 a.m.
Quasisymmetric functions for a poset of compositions and the Immaculate basis.
Nantel Bergeron*, York University
C. Berg, UQAM
F. Saliola, UQAM
L. Serrano, UQAM
M. Zabrocki, York University
(10840670)

9:00 a.m.
Some transitive actions of groups $\mathrm{PSL}(2,p)$ and related discrete structures.
Daniel Kalmanovich*, BenGurion University of the Negev
Mikhail Klin, BenGurion University of the Negev
Sven Reichard, Essen, Germany
(108405349)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion

10:00 a.m.
Discussion

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Characters, III
Room 137, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Mark Lewis, Kent State University lewis@math.kent.edu
Adriana Nenciu, Otterbein University
Ronald Solomon, Ohio State University

8:00 a.m.
Solvable Permutation Groups and Orbits on Power Set.
Yong Yang*, University of WisconsinParkside
(108420109)

8:30 a.m.
FourVertex Degree Graphs of Nonsolvable Groups.
Mark L Lewis, Kent State University
Donald L. White*, Kent State University
(10842023)

9:00 a.m.
Projective special linear groups $\text{PSL}_4(q)$ are determined by the set of their character degrees.
Hung Ngoc Nguyen, University of Akron
Hung P. TongViet, University of KwaZuluNatal
Thomas P Wakefield*, Youngstown State University
(10842007)

9:30 a.m.
Class sizes and their multiplicities in finite simple groups.
Hung Ngoc Nguyen*, The University of Akron
(108420199)

10:00 a.m.
Highest weight modules and polarized embeddings of shadow spaces.
Rieuwert J. Blok*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH43403
(108451220)

10:30 a.m.
Primitive Monodromy Groups of Genus at most Two.
Daniel E. Frohardt*, Department of Mathematics, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Robert Guralnick, Department of Mathematics, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
Kay Magaard, Department of Mathematics, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
(10842047)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Convexity, III
Room 129, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Jaye, Kent State University
Dmitry Ryabogin, Kent State University
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University zvavitch@math.kent.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Geometry and Topology, III
Room 311, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Dan Farley, Miami University
JeanFrancois Lafont, Ohio State University jlafont@math.ohiostate.edu
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Issues in the Preparation of Secondary Teachers of Mathematics, III
Room 408, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Laurie A. Dunlap, University of Akron dunlapl@uakron.edu
Antonio R. Quesada, University of Akron

8:00 a.m.
How to Develop Students' Skills for Solving Problems Using Multiple Strategies.
Ali Hajjafar*, The University of Akron
Laurie A. Dunlap, The University of Akron
(108497341)

9:00 a.m.
The Preparation of Secondary Mathematics Teachers on nontraditional content, tools, and methods, which are facilitated by Technology Part I.
Antonio R Quesada*, The University of Akron
Laurie A Dunlap, The University of Akron
(108497328)

9:30 a.m.
The Preparation of Secondary Mathematics Teachers on Nontraditional Content, Tools, and Methods, Which are Facilitated by Technology Part II.
Laurie A. Dunlap*, The University of Akron
Antonio R. Quesada, The University of Akron
(108497333)

10:00 a.m.
Connections from Brain Science to Teaching Connections.
Edward D. Laughbaum*, The Ohio State University
(10849795)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory and 4Manifolds, III
Room 307, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Tim Cochran, Rice University cochran@rice.edu
Christopher Davis, Rice University
Kent Orr, Indiana University

8:00 a.m.
Slice versus ribbon for some fibered knots.
Daniel Ruberman*, Brandeis University
Hee Jung Kim, Pohang Mathematics Insitute
(108457165)

8:30 a.m.
Embeddings of nonorientable surfaces in $L(p,q) \times I$.
Adam Simon Levine*, Brandeis University
Daniel Ruberman, Brandeis University
Saso Strle, University of Ljubljana
(108457187)

9:00 a.m.
Topologically slice knots and bipolarity.
Tim D Cochran, Rice University
Peter D Horn*, Syracuse University
(10845771)

9:30 a.m.
A new filtration of the Magnus kernel of the Torelli group.
R. Taylor McNeill*, Rice University
(10845768)

10:00 a.m.
Bordered Floer homology and the Seifert form.
Jennifer Hom*, Columbia University
Sam Lewallen, Princeton University
Tye Lidman, University of Texas, Austin
Liam Watson, University of California, Los Angeles
(108457162)

10:30 a.m.
Algebraic surgery on 4 manifolds.
Mark Powell*, Indiana University
(108457204)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Ring Theory, III
Room 139, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
S. K. Jain, Ohio University
Greg Marks, St. Louis University
Ashish Srivastava, St. Louis University asrivas3@slu.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Harmonic Analysis, III
Room 123A, Olin Hall

8:00 a.m.
Global regularity and stability of a hydrodynamic system modeling vesicle and fluid interactions.
Xiang Xu*, Carnegie Mellon University
Hao Wu, Fudan University
(108435121)

8:30 a.m.
Regularity criteria of supercritical quasigeostrophic equation in terms of partial derivatives.
Kazuo Yamazaki*, Department of Mathematics, Oklahoma State University
(10843506)

9:00 a.m.
Small Perturbation Solutions for Parabolic Equations.
Yu Wang*, Columbia University in the City of New York
(108435249)

9:30 a.m.
Generalized Forchheimer equations for slightly compressible fluids.
Luan Thach Hoang*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Akif Ibragimov, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Thinh Tri Kieu, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Zeev Sobol, Department of Mathematics, Swansea University
(108435197)

10:00 a.m.
Regularity and stochastic homogenization of fully nonlinear equations without uniform ellipticity.
Charles K Smart*, MIT
(108435336)

10:30 a.m.
Cosmic strings in the abelian Higgs model.
Magdalena Czubak*, Binghamton University (SUNY)
Robert L. Jerrard, University of Toronto
(108435330)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves and Patterns, III
Room 312, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Anna Ghazaryan, Miami University ghazarar@muohio.edu
Vahagn Manukian, Miami University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Separate versus Joint Continuitya Tribute to I. Namioka, III
Room 124, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Zbigniew Piotrowski, Youngstown State University zpiotr@math.ysu.edu
Eric J. Wingler, Youngstown State University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Processes and Applications, II
Room 305, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Oana Mocioalca, Kent State University oana@math.kent.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Toric Algebraic Geometry and Beyond, III
Room 144, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Kiumars Kaveh, University of Pittsburgh
Benjamin Nill, Case Western Reserve University
Ivan Soprunov, Cleveland State University i.soprunov@csuohio.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Spectral, Scattering, and Inverse Scattering Theory, III
Room 308, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Tanya Christiansen, University of Missouri christiansent@missouri.edu
Peter Hislop, University of Kentucky
Peter Perry, University of Kentucky

Sunday October 21, 2012, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Finite Groups and Beyond.
Room 124, Olin Hall
Ronald Mark Solomon*, Ohio State University
(10842004)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on A Survey of LatticeValued Mathematics and its Applications, IV
Room 409, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Austin Melton, Kent State University amelton@kent.edu
Stephen E. Rodabaugh, Youngstown State University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Additive and Combinatorial Number Theory, IV
Room 136, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Tsz Ho Chan, University of Memphis
Kevin O'Bryant, City University of New York
Gang Yu, Kent State University yu@math.kent.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Applied Topology, IV
Room 306, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Peter Bubenik, Cleveland State University p.bubenik@csuohio.edu
Matthew Kahle, Ohio State University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, IV
Room 143, College of Arts and Sciences

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis and its Broader Impacts, IV
Room 121, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Mehmet Celik, University of North Texas, Dallas
Alexander Izzo, Bowling Green State University
Sonmez Sahutoglu, University of Toledo sonmez.sahutoglu@utoledo.edu

1:30 p.m.
Berezin transform on Bergman spaces of polyanalytic functions.
Zeljko Cuckovic*, University of Toledo
Trieu Le, University of Toledo
(10844778)

2:00 p.m.
Chebyshev Polynomials and CR Mappings.
Dusty E Grundmeier*, University of Michigan
(108432133)

2:30 p.m.
The equilibrium points of a field of point charges at the vertices of a regular polygon.
Mykhailo Bilogliadov*, Oklahoma State University
(108431340)

3:00 p.m.
Finite rank Toeplitz operators on the SegalBargmann space.
Wolfram Bauer, GeorgAugustUniversitat, Gottingen, Germany
Trieu Le*, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
(10844796)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometry and Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room 111, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Gabor Szekelyhidi, University of Notre Dame
Valentino Tosatti, Columbia University
Ben Weinkove, University of California San Diego weinkove@math.ucsd.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal Graph Theory, IV
Room 134, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Arthur Busch, University of Dayton
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver michael.ferrara@ucdenver.edu

1:30 p.m.
On Determining the Edit Distance Function for Forb$(K_{2,t})$.
Tracy McKay*, Dickinson College
Ryan Martin, Iowa State University
(108405314)

2:00 p.m.
The Asymptotics of the Potential Function.
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Timothy D. LeSaulnier, National Security Agency
Casey Moffatt, Univeristy of Colorado Denver
Paul S. Wenger*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(108405243)

2:30 p.m.
Packing Steiner Trees.
Jessica McDonald*, Auburn University
(108405192)

3:00 p.m.
Collective Additive Tree Spanners of Bounded TreeBreadth Graphs with Generalizations and Consequences.
Feodor F. Dragan*, Department of Computer Science, Kent State University
Muad AbuAta, Department of Computer Science, Kent State University
(108468132)

3:30 p.m.
Toughness and Binding Number.
Nathan Kahl*, Seton Hall University
Douglas Bauer, Stevens Institute of Technology
Edward Schmeichel, San Jose State University
Michael Yatauro, Penn State, Lehigh Valley Campus
(108405239)

4:00 p.m.
Characterizations of strength extremal graphs.
Xiaofeng Gu*, Department of Mathematics, West Virginia University
(10840532)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Algebraic Varieties, IV
Room 145, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
AnaMarie Castravet, The Ohio State University
Emanuele Macrí, The Ohio State University macri.6@osu.edu
HsianHua Tseng, The Ohio State University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Characters, IV
Room 137, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Mark Lewis, Kent State University lewis@math.kent.edu
Adriana Nenciu, Otterbein University
Ronald Solomon, Ohio State University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Convexity, IV
Room 129, Olin Hall
Organizers:
Benjamin Jaye, Kent State University
Dmitry Ryabogin, Kent State University
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University zvavitch@math.kent.edu

1:30 p.m.
Projections of probability measures: a measuretheoretic Dvoretzky theorem.
Elizabeth Meckes*, Case Western Reserve University
(10846057)

2:00 p.m.
Maximal surface area of a convex set in $\mathbb{R}^n$ with respect to exponential rotation invariant measures.
Galyna V. Livshyts*, Kent State University
(108452231)

2:30 p.m.
Functional affineisoperimetry and an inverse logarithmic Sobolev inequality.
Elisabeth M Werner*, Case Western Reserve University
Shiri ArtsteinAvidan, Tel Aviv University
Boaz Klartag, Tel Aviv University
Carsten Schuett, University of Kiel
(10845241)

3:00 p.m.
A nonasymptotic central limit theorem.
Daniel John Fresen*, Yale University
(108452279)

3:30 p.m.
Simplicial polytopes that maximize the slicing constant are highly symmetric.
Luis Rademacher*, Ohio State University, Computer Science and Engineering
(108452287)

4:00 p.m.
On projections of sections of a simplex.
Alexander E Litvak*, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Mark Rudelson, University of Michigan, USA
Nicole TomczakJaegermann, University of Alberta, Canada
(108452202)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions Between Geometry and Topology, IV
Room 311, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Dan Farley, Miami University
JeanFrancois Lafont, Ohio State University jlafont@math.ohiostate.edu
Ivonne J. Ortiz, Miami University

1:30 p.m.
Dimension of Classifying Spaces with Virtually Cyclic Stabilizers for Certain ThreeDimensional Geometry Groups.
Kyle Joecken*, Ohio State University
(108419315)

2:00 p.m.
Algebraic Rank of $\mathrm{CAT}(0)$ Groups.
Raeyong Kim*, The Ohio State University
(108452286)

2:30 p.m.
The Geometric Burnside's Problem.
Brandon M. Seward*, University of Michigan
(108451361)

3:00 p.m.
Intersection growth on groups.
Khalid Mohammed BouRabee*, University of Michigan
Ian Biringer, Yale University
Martin Kassabov, Cornell University
Francesco Matucci, University of Virginia
(108420359)

3:30 p.m.
Local topology of boundaries for CAT(0) spaces with isolated flats.
Chris Hruska*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
Kim Ruane, Tufts University
(108420365)

4:00 p.m.
Some examples of quasiisometries of nilpotent Lie groups.
Xiangdong Xie*, Bowling Green State University
(108420111)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Issues in the Preparation of Secondary Teachers of Mathematics, IV
Room 408, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Laurie A. Dunlap, University of Akron dunlapl@uakron.edu
Antonio R. Quesada, University of Akron

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Knot Theory and 4Manifolds, IV
Room 307, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Tim Cochran, Rice University cochran@rice.edu
Christopher Davis, Rice University
Kent Orr, Indiana University

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Ring Theory, IV
Room 139, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
S. K. Jain, Ohio University
Greg Marks, St. Louis University
Ashish Srivastava, St. Louis University asrivas3@slu.edu

1:30 p.m.
Ideal approximation theory.
Xianhui Fu, Northeast Normal University
Pedro A. Guil Asensio*, University of Murcia
Ivo Herzog, Ohio State University
Blas Torrecillas, University of Almeria
(108416195)

2:30 p.m.
Tilting modules and pure semisimple rings.
Nguyen Viet Dung*, Ohio University
(108416163)

3:00 p.m.
Locally finitely presented categories with no flat objects.
S. Estrada*, Universidad de Murcia
Manuel Saorin, Universidad de Murcia
(10841869)

3:30 p.m.
Rings whose cyclic modules have indecomposable decompositions: From Osofsky Theorem to OsofskySmith and on.
Noyan Er*, University of Rio Grande (Ohio)
(108416151)

4:00 p.m.
Right artinian right serial rings.
Surjeet Singh*, Chandigarh, India
(10841659)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Harmonic Analysis, IV
Room 123A, Olin Hall

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves and Patterns, IV
Room 312, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Anna Ghazaryan, Miami University ghazarar@muohio.edu
Vahagn Manukian, Miami University

1:30 p.m.
Competitive instabilities in Network Morphologies.
Keith S Promislow*, Michigan State University
(10843536)

2:00 p.m.
QuasiGradient Systems, Modulational Dichotomies, and Stability of spatially periodic patterns.
Alin Pogan*, Indiana University
Arnd Scheel, University of Minnesota
Kevin Zumbrun, Indiana University
(108435367)

2:30 p.m.
Existence of Homoclinic Solutions of The Functionalized CahnHilliard Energy.
Li Yang*, Math Dept of Michigan State University
Keith Promislow, Math Dept of Michigan State University
(10843515)

3:00 p.m.
Functionalized CahnHilliard equation: competitive evolution of bilayers and pores.
Shibin Dai*, Michigan State University
Keith Promislow, Michigan State University
(108435237)

3:30 p.m.
Stability of solutions to generalized Forchheimer equations of any degree.
Thinh T. Kieu*, Texas Tech University
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University
Luan T. Hoang, Texas Tech University
(10843565)

4:00 p.m.
Global analysis of a planar vector field.
Vahagn Manukian*, Miami University Hamilton
(108434350)

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Processes and Applications, III
Room 305, Leigh Hall
Organizers:
Oana Mocioalca, Kent State University oana@math.kent.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Toric Algebraic Geometry and Beyond, IV
Room 144, College of Arts and Sciences
Organizers:
Kiumars Kaveh, University of Pittsburgh
Benjamin Nill, Case Western Reserve University
Ivan Soprunov, Cleveland State University i.soprunov@csuohio.edu

Sunday October 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.3:55 p.m.
Contributed Papers Session
Room 138, College of Arts and Sciences

1:30 p.m.
Deformations of Differential Operators.
Bryan E Bischof*, Kansas State University
(10841697)

1:45 p.m.
Reciprocity Laws on Algebraic Surfaces via Iterated Integrals.
Ivan Horozov*, Washington University in St Louis
Matt Kerr, Washington University in St Louis
(10841412)

2:00 p.m.
A Linear Formula for the Generalized Multiplicity Sequence.
Thomas Dunn*, North Dakota State University
(108413282)

2:15 p.m.
Sumlistcoloring graphs.
Michelle A Lastrina*, Dickinson College
(108405363)

2:30 p.m.
Quest for Negative Dependency Graphs.
Linyuan Lu, University of South Carolina Columbia
Austin Mohr*, University of South Carolina Columbia
László Székely, University of South Carolina Columbia
(10840513)

2:45 p.m.
Approximating Continuous Symmetry of Some Surfaces and Solids (Preliminary Report).
Dennis Glenn Collins*, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez (retired)
(108451256)

3:00 p.m.
On the universal enveloping BC*algebra for a BJBalgebra.
Alexander A. Katz*, St. John's University, NY, USA
(108446351)

3:15 p.m.
Homeomorphisms of the Klein Bottle.
Kelly Brooke Yancey*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10843717)

3:30 p.m.
Numerical Method for Constrained Optimization Problems Governed by Systems of Nonlinear Hyperbolic PDEs.
Dmitry Kurochkin*, Tulane University
Alexander Kurganov, Tulane University
(108435324)
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