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Spring Central Sectional Meeting
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
April 12, 2017 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1127
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Sunday April 2, 2017

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Main Floor, Ballantine Hall

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
BH008, Ballantine Hall

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Numerical Computations of PDEs in Fluid Mechanics, II
BH245, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
GungMin Gie, University of Louisville gungmin.gie@louisville.edu
Makram Hamouda, Indiana University
Roger Temam, Indiana University

8:00 a.m.
The Stampacchia maximum principle for stochastic partial differential equations and applications.
Mickael Chekroun, University of CaliforniaLos Angeles
Eunhee Park*, Indiana UniversityBloomington
Roger Temam, Indiana UniversityBloomington
(11273581)

8:30 a.m.
On twophase flows in karstic geometry.
Daozhi Han*, Indiana University
Wenbin Chen, Fudan University
Xiaoming Wang, Florida State University
(112765206)

9:00 a.m.
Numerical study of the generalized Kortewegde Vries equations with oscillating nonlinearities and boundary conditions.
Youngjoon Hong*, University of Illinois, Chicago
Jerry Bona, University of Illinois, Chicago
(112765267)

9:30 a.m.
Wave solutions to KuramotoSivashinsky Equation.
Zhaosheng Feng*, School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of TexasRio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX
(11273525)

10:00 a.m.
The barotropic quasigeostrophic equation under a free surface.
Qingshan Chen*, Clemson University
(112735103)

10:30 a.m.
Regularized postcontact dynamics of elasticelectrostatic deflections.
Alan E Lindsay*, University of Notre Dame
(112735284)

11:00 a.m.
Persistence of regularity for solutions of the Boussinesq equations in Sobolev spaces.
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California
Fei Wang*, University of Southern California
Mohammed Ziane, University of Southern California
(112735353)

11:30 a.m.
The Lagrangian and Eulerian analyticity for the Euler equations.
Guher Camliyurt*, University of Southern California
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California
(112776385)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
BH140, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Ela Celikbas, West Virginia University ela.celikbas@math.wvu.edu
Olgur Celikbas, West Virginia University

8:00 a.m.
Inverse systems,Hilbert Function and $\mu$  generic Artin Algebras.
Hema Srinivasan*, University of Missouri
Sabine El Khoury, American University of Beirut
A V Jayanthan, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras
(112713158)

9:00 a.m.
Tensor products and Serre's condition.
Olgur Celikbas, West Virginia University
Greg Piepmeyer*, Boise, Idaho
(112713293)

10:00 a.m.
Invariants of CohenMacaulay rings associated to their canonical ideals.
Laura Ghezzi*, New York City College of Technology (CUNY)
(11271374)

11:00 a.m.
Deformation of Finjectivity.
Linquan Ma*, University of Utah
Karl Schwede, University of Utah
Kazuma Shimomoto, Nihon University
(112713185)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Computability and Inductive Definability over Structures, III
BH135, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Siddharth Bhaskar, Indiana University skbhaska@iu.edu
Lawrence Valby, Indiana University
Alex Kruckman, Indiana University

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Equations and Their Applications to Biology, III
BH232, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Changbing Hu, University of Louisville
Bingtuan Li, University of Louisville bing.li@louisville.edu
Jiaxu Li, University of Louisville

8:00 a.m.
The Puzzle of Partial Migration: Adaptive Dynamics Perspectives.
Patrick De Leenheer, Oregon State University
Anushaya Mohapatra*, Oakland University
Haley Ohma, Oregon State University
Dave Lytle, Oregon State University
(112737141)

8:30 a.m.
A NearOptimal Control for Stochastic Gene Regulatory Networks.
David Murrugarra*, University of Kentucky
(112792134)

9:00 a.m.
Spatial heterogeneity, host movement, and the transmission of mosquitoborne disease.
Miguel Acevedo, University of Puerto Rico
T Trevor Caughlin, University of Florida
Kenny Lopiano, Roundtable Analytics
Olivia F Prosper*, University of Kentucky
Nick Ruktanonchai, University of Southampton
(112792320)

9:30 a.m.
Using phenomenological models for forecasting the 2015 Ebola challenge.
Bruce Pell*, St. Olaf College
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University
Gerardo Chowell, Georgia State University
Cecile Viboud, Division of International Epidemiology and Population Studies, Fogarty International Center, NIH
(112734349)

10:00 a.m.
Global existence and convergence of solutions to a crossdiffusion Phenotypic Switching on Glioblastoma Growth and Invasion system.
Zachariah Sinkala*, Middle Tennessee State University
Richard Ewool, Baptist College of Health Science
(112792110)

10:30 a.m.
Migration effects on population dynamics of the honeybeemite interactions.
Komi Segno Messan*, Arizona State University
Gloria DeGrandiHoffman, Carl Hayden Bee Research Center
Carlos CastilloChavez, Arizona State University
Yun Kang, Arizona State University
(112734266)

11:00 a.m.
Invasion speeds in microbial systems with toxin production and quorum sensing.
Sharon Bewick, University of Maryland
Phillip P.A. Staniczenko, University of Maryland
Bingtuan Li*, University of Louisville
David Karig, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory
William F. Fagan, University of Maryland
(112792336)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Discrete Structures in Conformal Dynamics and Geometry, III
BH103, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Sarah Koch, University of Michigan
Kevin Pilgrim, Indiana University pilgrim@indiana.edu
Dylan Thurston, Indiana University

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Fusion Categories and Applications, III
BH146, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Julia Plavnik, Texas A University julia@math.tamu.edu
Eric Rowell, Texas A University

8:00 a.m.
Invariant rigidity properties from eigenvalues of rotations and braids in spherical fusion categories.
Daniel Barter, University of Michigan
Corey Jones, Australian National University
Henry Tucker*, University of California, San Diego
(112718401)

8:30 a.m.
Representations of the Kauffman Bracket Skein Algebra.
Helen Wong*, Carleton College
Francis Bonahon, University of Southern California
(112757300)

9:00 a.m.
Representations of the Necklace Braid Group.
Andrew Kimball*, Texas A University
(112720230)

9:30 a.m.
Computing quantum mapping class group representations with Haskell.
Paul Gustafson*, Texas A University
(112718289)

10:00 a.m.
Congruence subgroups from representation of the threestrand braid group.
Joseph Ricci*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Zhenghan Wang, Microsoft Station Q and University of California, Santa Barbara
(112720184)

10:30 a.m.
Phylogenetic precategories.
Vladimir Turaev*, Indiana University
(112718224)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Partial Differential Equations, III
BH228, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Lucas Chaffee, Western Washington University
William Green, RoseHulman Institute of Technology green@rosehulman.edu
Jarod Hart, University of Kansas

8:00 a.m.
Compactness of Isoresonant Potentials.
Robert Wolf*, University of Kentucky
Peter Hislop, University of Kentucky
(112747361)

8:30 a.m.
How to obtain parabolic theorems from their elliptic counterparts.
Blair Davey*, City College of New York, CUNY
(112735232)

9:00 a.m.
Sharp local boundedness in the infinitely degenerate regime via DeGiorgi iteration.
L. Korobenko*, University of Pennsylvania
C. Rios, University of Calgary
E. Sawyer, McMaster University
R. Shen, Center for Applied Mathematics, Tianjin University
(112735259)

9:30 a.m.
The ${\rm BMO}\to{\rm BLO}$ norm of the dyadic maximal operator.
Adam Os\c{e}kowski, Institute of Mathematics, University of Warsaw
Leonid Slavin*, University of Cincinnati
Vasily Vasyunin, Steklov Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences
(112742281)

10:00 a.m.
A note on Hardy inequalities.
Nguyen Lam*, University of British Columbia and The Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences
(11273565)

10:30 a.m.
Some remarks on Fourier restriction estimates.
Jongchon Kim*, University of WisconsinMadison
(112742216)

11:00 a.m.
On extremals for a certain convolution operator.
Chandan Biswas*, University of Wisconsin Madison
(112742313)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory, III
BH144, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
David Gepner, Purdue University
Ayelet Lindenstrauss, Indiana University
Michael Mandell, Indiana University mmandell@indiana.edu
Daniel Ramras, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis

8:00 a.m.
On the Cohomology of the Classifying Space of $PU_n$.
Xing Gu*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(11275518)

8:30 a.m.
Iterated Suspension Spaces and an Integral Analog of Quillen's Rational Homotopy Theorem.
Jacobson Blomquist, The Ohio State University
Michael Ching, Amherst College
John E. Harper*, The Ohio State University, Newark
(1127554)

9:00 a.m.
Directional derivatives and higher order chain rules for abelian functor calculus.
Kristine Bauer, University of Calgary
Brenda Johnson, Union College
Christina Osborne*, University of Virginia
Emily Riehl, Johns Hopkins University
Amelia Tebbe, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(11275519)

9:30 a.m.
Toward calculating unstable higherperiodic homotopy types.
Yifei Zhu*, Southern University of Science and Technology, China
(11275520)

10:00 a.m.
Refinements of fixed point invariants and refinements of the symmetric monodial trace.
Kate Ponto*, University of Kentucky
(112755153)

11:00 a.m.
A very nice type 2 spectrum.
Prasit Bhattacharya*, University of Notre Dame
(11275516)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic and Parabolic Partial Differential Equations and Their Various Applications, III
BH244, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Changyou Wang, Purdue University wang2482@purdue.edu
Yifeng Yu, University of California, Irvine

8:00 a.m.
Uniqueness for shock reflection problem.
GuiQiang G Chen, Oxford
Mikhail Feldman*, UW Madison
Wei Xiang, City University of Hong Kong
(112735119)

8:30 a.m.
Radial Symmetry Of A Nonlinear Elliptic Differential Or Integral Equation Over A Ring.
Alaa Haj Ali*, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Peiyong Wang, Wayne State University
(112735228)

9:00 a.m.
Channel of energy inequality for small energy wave maps and applications.
Hao Jia*, Institute for advanced study
(112735126)

9:30 a.m.
Schauder and Dini type estimates for nonlocal fully nonlinear elliptic and parabolic equations.
Hongjie Dong*, Brown University
Hong Zhang, Brown University
(11273548)

10:00 a.m.
Signorini problem for parabolic equations with variable coefficients.
Arshak Petrosyan*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
Andrew Zeller, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
(112735338)

10:30 a.m.
Dynamics of uniformly elliptic free boundary problems in higher dimensions.
Emanuel Indrei*, Purdue University
(112735196)

11:00 a.m.
Regularity results for a penalized boundary obstacle problem.
Thomas Backing, Purdue University
Donatella Danielli*, Purdue University
Rohit Jain, McGill University
(112735136)

11:30 a.m.
Envelope solutions of 1st and 2nd order pdes with $u$ dependence.
E. N. Barron, Loyola University Chicago
R R Jensen*, Loyola University Chicago
(112735129)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory and Integrable Systems, III
BH148, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Eugene Mukhin, Indiana University,Purdue University Indianapolis emukhin@iupui.edu
Vitaly Tarasov, Indiana University, Purdue University Indianapolis

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Spectrum of the Laplacian on Domains and Manifolds, III
BH138, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Chris Judge, Indiana University cjudge@indiana.edu
Sugata Mondal, Indiana University

8:00 a.m.
Spectral geometry of the Steklov problem on orbifolds.
Teresa AriasMarco, University of Extremadura
Emily Dryden, Bucknell University
Carolyn Gordon*, Dartmouth College
Asma Hassannezhad, MittagLeffler Institute
Allie Ray, Trinity College
Elizabeth Stanhope, Lewis \& Clark College
(112758270)

9:00 a.m.
Mean Value Theorems for the LaplaceBeltrami Operator.
Brian Benson*, Kansas State University
Ivan Blank, Kansas State University
Jeremy LeCrone, University of Richmond
(112758400)

10:00 a.m.
Compact manifolds with fixed boundary and large Steklov eigenvalues.
Alexandre Girouard*, Universit\'e Laval
Bruno Colbois, Universit\'e de Neuch\^atel
Ahmad El Soufi, Universit\'e de Tours
(11275857)

11:00 a.m.
Scaling Limit of Spectral Projector for the Laplacian on a Compact Riemannian Manifold.
Boris Hanin*, MIT
Yaiza Canzani, UNC Chapel Hill
(112735222)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis of Variational Problems and Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations, III
BH229, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Nam Q. Le, Indiana University
Peter Sternberg, Indiana University sternber@indiana.edu

8:30 a.m.
A minimizing problem involving nematic liquid crystal droplets.
Qinfeng Li, Purdue University
Changyou Wang*, Purdue University
(112735117)

9:00 a.m.
Regularity of the Eikonal equation with two vanishing entropies.
Andrew Lorent, University of Cincinnati
Guanying Peng*, University of Cincinnati
(112735123)

9:30 a.m.
Properties of Eigenvalues for Minimizers to Landaude Gennes energies in Two and Three Space Dimensions.
Patricia Bauman*, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Daniel Phillips, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
(112735138)

10:00 a.m.
Dynamic Analysis of Chevron Structures in Liquid Crystal Cells.
Lidia Mrad, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
Daniel Phillips*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
(112735139)

10:30 a.m.
Analysis of Landaude Gennes functionals for the $B_{\text{1RevTilted}}$ phase of bentcore liquid crystals.
Tiziana Giorgi*, New Mexico State University
Carlos J Garc{\'\i}aCervera, University of California, Santa Barbara
Sookyung Joo, Old Dominion University
(112749197)

11:00 a.m.
Pattern Formation  on the modeling of multiconstituent inhibitory systems.
Chong Wang*, George Washington University
Yanxiang Zhao, George Washington University
Xiaofeng Ren, George Washington University
(11274942)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Algebraic Number Theory, III
BH139, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Patrick B. Allen, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Matthias Strauch, Indiana University Bloomington mstrauch@indiana.edu

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Dependence in Probability and Statistics, III
BH215, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Richard C. Bradley, Indiana University bradleyr@indiana.edu
Lanh T. Tran, Indiana University

8:30 a.m.
Collisions of Brownian Particles.
Andrey Sarantsev*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(112760326)

9:00 a.m.
On the normal approximation for random fields via martingale methods.
Na Zhang*, University of Cincinnati
Magda Peligrad, University of Cincinnati
(112760201)

9:30 a.m.
Intrinsic random functions on the sphere.
Chunfeng Huang*, Department of Statistics, Indiana University
Haimeng Zhang, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Scott Robeson, Department of Geography, Indiana University
Jacob Shields, Department of Statistics, Indiana University
(11276054)

10:00 a.m.
A Central Limit Theorem for Nonstationary Strongly Mixing Random Fields.
Richard C. Bardley, Indiana University
Cristina Tone*, University of Louisville
(11276035)

10:30 a.m.
Strictly stationary, $N$tuplewise independent counterexamples to the Central Limit Theorem.
L Weakley*, Indiana University
(112760142)

11:00 a.m.
Persistence in Nonlinear Time Series: A Nonparametric Approach.
Juan Carlos Escanciano*, Bloomington
(11276046)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal Problems in Graphs, Hypergraphs and Other Combinatorial Structures, III
BH003, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Amin Bahmanian, Illinois State University mbahman@ilstu.edu
Theodore Molla, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign

8:30 a.m.
The Even Cycle Spectrum of Dense Graphs.
Neal Bushaw*, Arizona State University
Andrzej Czygrinow, Arizona State University
Jangwon Yie, Arizona State University
(112705255)

9:00 a.m.
The Saturation Number of Induced Subposets of the Boolean Lattice.
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Bill Kay, Emory University
Lucas Kramer, Bethel College
Ryan R. Martin*, Iowa State University
Ben Reiniger, Illinois Institute of Technology
Heather Smith, Georgia Institute of Technology
Eric Sullivan, University of Colorado Denver
(112705263)

9:30 a.m.
The list chromatic index of simple graphs whose odd cycles intersect in at most one edge.
Jessica McDonald*, Auburn University
Gregory J Puleo, Auburn University
(112705156)

10:00 a.m.
Independent sets near the lower bound in bounded degree graphs.
Zden\v{e}k Dvo\v{r}\'ak, Charles Univerisity
Bernard Lidick\'y*, Iowa State University
(112705327)

10:30 a.m.
Induced Tur\'an numbers.
PoShen Loh*, Carnegie Mellon University
Michael Tait, Carnegie Mellon University
Craig Timmons, California State University Sacramento
(112705399)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics and Statistics, III
BH204, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Ryan Gill, University of Louisville
Rasitha Jayasekera, Butler University
Kiseop Lee, Purdue University kiseop@purdue.edu

8:30 a.m.
Portfolio Optimization for Assets with Stochastic Dividends and Stochastic Volatility.
Tao Pang*, North Carolina State University
Katherine Varga, Cobank, Denver, Colorado
(112760191)

9:00 a.m.
A Diffusion Model for Compositional Data.
Lu Chen, Huntington Bank
Omar De la Cruz Cabrera, Kent State University
Oana Mocioalca*, Kent State University
(112760166)

9:30 a.m.
Informed Traders' Hedging with News Arrivals.
Kiseop Lee*, Purdue University
(112760362)

10:00 a.m.
Sets of Hypotheses.
Omar De la Cruz Cabrera*, Kent State University
(112762411)

10:30 a.m.
Generalized Stochastic Delay Models with Applications to Finance.
Lochana Siriwardena*, University of Indianapolis
(112760256)

11:00 a.m.
Optimal placement of a small order under a diffusive limit order book model.
Hyoeun Lee*, Purdue University
Jose E. FigueroaLopez, Washington University in St.Louis
Raghu Pasupathy, Purdue University
(11270091)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Model Theory, III
BH134, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Gabriel Conant, University of Notre Dame gconant@nd.edu
Philipp Hieronymi, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Multivariate Operator Theory and Function Theory, III
BH242, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Hari Bercovici, Indiana University
Kelly Bickel, Bucknell University
Constanze Liaw, Baylor University Constanze_Liaw@Baylor.edu
Alan Sola, Stockholm University

8:30 a.m.
Noncommutative functions in the study of random matrices.
Hari Bercovici*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(112746359)

9:00 a.m.
Extremal multipliers of the DruryArveson space.
Michael T Jury*, University of Florida
Robert T.W. Martin, University of Cape Town
(112747343)

9:30 a.m.
Purity of absolutely continuous constrained commuting row contractions.
Raphael Clouatre*, University of Manitoba
Ken Davidson, University of Waterloo
(112747146)

10:00 a.m.
A preorder relation for contractions.
Dan Timotin*, Simion Stoilow Institute of Mathematics, Romanian Academy
(112747214)

10:30 a.m.
Helson matrices: Boundedness, moment problems, and finite rank.
KarlMikael Perfekt*, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Alexander Pushnitski, King's College London
(112747102)

11:00 a.m.
Preliminary findings on hyponormal operators on the Bergman space with nonharmonic symbol.
Matthew Fleeman*, Baylor University
Constanze Liaw, Baylor University
(112747317)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Probabilistic Methods in Combinatorics, III
BH015, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Patrick Bennett, Western Michigan University patrick.bennett@wmich.edu
Andrzej Dudek, Western Michigan University

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Randomness in Complex Geometry, III
BH105, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Turgay Bayraktar, Syracuse University tbayrakt@syr.edu
Norman Levenberg, Indiana University

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Representation Stability and its Applications, III
BH149, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Patricia Hersh, North Carolina State University
Jeremy Miller, Purdue University
Andrew Putman, University of Notre Dame andyp@nd.edu

8:30 a.m.
Stability in the second homology of Torelli groups.
Jeremy Miller, Purdue University
Peter Patzt, Freie Universit\"at Berlin
Jennifer C. H. Wilson*, Stanford University
(112755347)

9:00 a.m.
Categories of FItype: a combinatorial structure underlying rep. stability.
Nir Gadish*, The University of Chicago
(112705118)

9:30 a.m.
Chromatic symmetric functions and regular semisimple Hessenberg varieties.
John Shareshian*, Washington University
Michelle L Wachs, University of Miami
(112705247)

10:00 a.m.
Representation stability of Springer fibers.
Aba Mbirika, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
Julianna Tymoczko*, Smith College
(112705410)

10:30 a.m.
Analytic Number Theory for 0cycles.
Weiyan Chen*, University of Chicago
(112714116)

11:00 a.m.
On the Schurpositivity of sums of powersums.
Sheila Sundaram*, Pierrepont School, Westport, CT
(112720227)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Selfsimilarity and Longrange Dependence in Stochastic Processes, III
BH217, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Takashi Owada, Purdue University
Yi Shen, University of Waterloo
Yizao Wang, University of Cincinnati yizao.wang@uc.edu

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Extremal, Probabilistic and Structural Graph Theory, III
BH005, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
John Engbers, Marquette University
David Galvin, University of Notre Dame dgalvin1@nd.edu

Sunday April 2, 2017, 8:30 a.m.11:10 a.m.
Special Session on Topological Mathematical Physics, III
BH147, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
E. Birgit Kaufmann, Purdue University ebkaufma@math.purdue.edu
Ralph M. Kaufmann, Purdue University
Emil Prodan, Yeshiva University

8:30 a.m.
$K$theory, gapped quantum system and $C$symmetric indefinite metric space.
Kiyonori Gomi*, Shinshu University, Faculty of Science
(112719111)

9:30 a.m.
Stability of FrustrationFree Ground States of Lattice Fermion Systems.
Bruno Nachtergaele*, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis
Robert Sims, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
Amanda Young, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona
(112782252)

10:30 a.m.
Emergent topology for insulators.
Terry A Loring*, University of New Mexico
(112746339)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Enumerative Combinatorics with Applications, III
BH006, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Sa\'ul A. Blanco, Indiana University sblancor@indiana.edu
Kyle Peterson, DePaul University

9:00 a.m.
Sorting with Pop Stacks.
Lara Pudwell*, Valparaiso University
Rebecca Smith, SUNY Brockport
(112705177)

9:30 a.m.
Pancake Words.
Charles Buehrle*, Notre Dame of Maryland University
(11270576)

10:00 a.m.
Counting matrices with prescribed 0s by rank.
Nathan Kaplan, UC Irvine
Joel Brewster Lewis*, University of Minnesota
Alejandro H. Morales, UCLA
(112705205)

10:30 a.m.
Quadratic Generated Normal Domains from Graphs.
Drew J. Lipman*, Clemson University
Michael Burr, Clemson University
(11270544)

11:00 a.m.
$q$Stirling identities revisited.
Yue Cai, Texas A University
Richard Ehrenborg, University of Kentucky
Margaret Readdy*, University of Kentucky
(112705272)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Network Theory, III
BH206, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Jeremy Alm, Illinois College alm.academic@gmail.com
Keenan M.L. Mack, Illinois College

Sunday April 2, 2017, 9:30 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Probability and Applications, III
BH214, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Russell Lyons, Indiana University rdlyons@indiana.edu
Nick Travers, Indiana University

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Enumerative Combinatorics with Applications, IV
BH006, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Sa\'ul A. Blanco, Indiana University sblancor@indiana.edu
Kyle Peterson, DePaul University

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Algebraic Number Theory, IV
BH139, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Patrick B. Allen, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Matthias Strauch, Indiana University Bloomington mstrauch@indiana.edu

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Special Session on Computability and Inductive Definability over Structures, IV
BH135, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Siddharth Bhaskar, Indiana University skbhaska@iu.edu
Lawrence Valby, Indiana University
Alex Kruckman, Indiana University

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal Problems in Graphs, Hypergraphs and Other Combinatorial Structures, IV
BH003, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Amin Bahmanian, Illinois State University mbahman@ilstu.edu
Theodore Molla, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics and Statistics, IV
BH204, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Ryan Gill, University of Louisville
Rasitha Jayasekera, Butler University
Kiseop Lee, Purdue University kiseop@purdue.edu

1:00 p.m.
Modeling the Changes in the Minimum Gasoline Price using a Threshold Auto Regressive Model.
Rasitha R. Jayasekare*, Butler University
Ryan Gill, University of Louisville
Kiseop Lee, Purdue University
(112762183)

1:30 p.m.
Asymptotic properties of the MLE in a Poisson mixture model with applications.
Ryan Gill*, University of Louisville
Rasitha Jayasekare, Butler University
Kiseop Lee, Purdue University
(112762301)

2:00 p.m.
ShortTime Asymptotics for Options on Leveraged ETFs under Exponential L\'{e}vy Models with Local Volatility.
Jos\'{e} Enrique FigueroaL\'{o}pez, Washington University in St. Louis
Ruoting Gong*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Matthew Lorig, University of Washington
(11276067)

2:30 p.m.
Optimum Thresholding for Semimartingales with Levy Jumps under the meansquare error.
Jose E. FigueroaLopez*, Washington University in St. Louis
Cecilia Mancini, University of Florence
(112762352)

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Special Session on Fusion Categories and Applications, IV
BH146, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Paul Bruillard, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Julia Plavnik, Texas A University julia@math.tamu.edu
Eric Rowell, Texas A University

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Partial Differential Equations, IV
BH228, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Lucas Chaffee, Western Washington University
William Green, RoseHulman Institute of Technology green@rosehulman.edu
Jarod Hart, University of Kansas

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Homotopy Theory, IV
BH144, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
David Gepner, Purdue University
Ayelet Lindenstrauss, Indiana University
Michael Mandell, Indiana University mmandell@indiana.edu
Daniel Ramras, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
Special Session on Model Theory, IV
BH134, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Gabriel Conant, University of Notre Dame gconant@nd.edu
Philipp Hieronymi, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Multivariate Operator Theory and Function Theory, IV
BH242, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Hari Bercovici, Indiana University
Kelly Bickel, Bucknell University
Constanze Liaw, Baylor University Constanze_Liaw@Baylor.edu
Alan Sola, Stockholm University

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Special Session on Probability and Applications, IV
BH214, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Russell Lyons, Indiana University rdlyons@indiana.edu
Nick Travers, Indiana University

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
Special Session on Randomness in Complex Geometry, IV
BH105, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Turgay Bayraktar, Syracuse University tbayrakt@syr.edu
Norman Levenberg, Indiana University

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Representation Stability and its Applications, IV
BH149, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Patricia Hersh, North Carolina State University
Jeremy Miller, Purdue University
Andrew Putman, University of Notre Dame andyp@nd.edu

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory and Integrable Systems, IV
BH148, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Eugene Mukhin, Indiana University,Purdue University Indianapolis emukhin@iupui.edu
Vitaly Tarasov, Indiana University, Purdue University Indianapolis

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
Special Session on Selfsimilarity and Longrange Dependence in Stochastic Processes, IV
BH217, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Takashi Owada, Purdue University
Yi Shen, University of Waterloo
Yizao Wang, University of Cincinnati yizao.wang@uc.edu

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
Special Session on Spectrum of the Laplacian on Domains and Manifolds, IV
BH138, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Chris Judge, Indiana University cjudge@indiana.edu
Sugata Mondal, Indiana University

Sunday April 2, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topological Mathematical Physics, IV
BH147, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
E. Birgit Kaufmann, Purdue University ebkaufma@math.purdue.edu
Ralph M. Kaufmann, Purdue University
Emil Prodan, Yeshiva University
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