Joint Mathematics Meetings Full Program
Current as of Friday, January 18, 2013 00:31:55
Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Diego Convention Center and San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina, San Diego, CA
January 912, 2013 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1086
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Gerard A Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
Monday January 7, 2013

Monday January 7, 2013, 8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Short Course on Conceptual Climate Models, Part I
Room 5B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Esther Widiasih, University of Arizona
Mary Lou Zeeman, Bowdoin College
James Walsh, Oberlin College

7:30 a.m.
Registration outside Room 5A, SDCC upper level. 
8:30 a.m.
Zerodimensional energy balance models.
Hans Kaper*, Georgetown University 
10:30 a.m.
Handson Session: Dynamics of energy balance models, I.
Anna Barry*, Institute for Math and Its Applications
Samantha Oestreicher*, University of Minnesota 
2:00 p.m.
Onedimensional energy balance models.
Hans Kaper*, Georgetown University 
4:00 p.m.
Handson Session: Dynamics of energy balance models, II.
Anna Barry*, Institute for Math and Its Applications
Samantha Oestreicher*, University of Minnesota

7:30 a.m.

Monday January 7, 2013, 9:00 a.m.3:45 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Random Matrices, Part I
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Van Vu, Yale University

8:00 a.m.
Registration outside Room 5A, SDCC upper level. 
9:00 a.m.
Random Matrices: The Universality phenomenon for Wigner ensemble.
Terence Tao*, University of California Los Angles 
10:45 a.m.
Universality of random matrices and Dyson Brownian Motion.
Laszlo Erdos*, LMU, Munich 
2:30 p.m.
Free probability and Random matrices.
Alice Guionnet*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 7, 2013, 3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
NSFEHR Grant Proposal Writing Workshop
Marina Ballroom F, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Tuesday January 8, 2013

Tuesday January 8, 2013, 6:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.
Catalina Room, 4th Floor, Marriott 
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 8:00 a.m.6:30 p.m.
AMS Department Chairs Workshop
Marina Ballroom F, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Short Course on Conceptual Climate Models, Part II
Room 5B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Esther Widiasih, University of Arizona
Mary Lou Zeeman, Bowdoin College
James Walsh, Oberlin College

8:30 a.m.
Paleoclimate data, Milankovitch cycles, and extending energy balance models.
Richard McGehee*, University of Minnesota 
10:30 a.m.
Handson Session: Comparing energy balance models with the paleoclimate record.
Richard McGehee*, University of Minnesota
Esther Widiasih*, University of Arizona 
2:00 p.m.
The greenhouse effect in energy balance models.
Jim Walsh*, Oberlin College 
4:00 p.m.
Handson Session: Greenhouse gas effect explorations.
Anna Barry*, Institute for Math and Its Applications
Esther Widiasih*, University of Arizona

8:30 a.m.

Tuesday January 8, 2013, 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m.
MAA Ancillary Workshop on Identifying and Addressing Difficult Concepts for Students in the Introductory Statistics Course
Point Loma Room, 1st Floor, Marriott
Presenters:
Marjorie Bond, Monmouth College 
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 8:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Board of Governors
Marina Ballroom D, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 9:00 a.m.4:45 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Random Matrices, Part II
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Van Vu, Yale University

9:00 a.m.
Random matrices, numerical computation, and remarkable applications.
Alan Edelman*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
10:30 a.m.
Nonasymptotic theory of random matrices.
Mark Rudelson*, University of Michigan 
2:00 p.m.
Around the circular law.
Djalil Chafai*, Université ParisEst MarnelaVallée, Paris 
3:30 p.m.
Random Matrices: The Universality phenomenon for nonhermitian random matrices.
Van Vu*, Yale University

9:00 a.m.

Tuesday January 8, 2013, 9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Ancillary Workshop on Functions, Parameters, and Fitting for Teaching Calculus
Cardiff/Carlsbad Room, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Presenters:
Daniel Kaplan, Macalester College
Randall Pruim, Calvin College 
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 9:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Ancillary Workshop on Playing Games with a Purpose: A New Approach to Teaching and Learning Statistics
Balboa/Mission Hills Room, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Presenters:
Shonda Kuiper, Grinnell College
Rod Sturdivant, U.S. Military Academy 
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 1:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS Council
Marina Ballroom E, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Exhibit Hall B1, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center
Wednesday January 9, 2013

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 6:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.
Catalina Room, 4th Floor, Marriott 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 7:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Exhibit Hall B1, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic and Ideal Theory of Integral Domains and Monoids, I
Room 15A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Scott T. Chapman, Sam Houston State University stc008@shsu.edu
Vadim Ponomarenko, San Diego State University

8:00 a.m.
Some remarks on ideal factorizations in Prüfer domains.
Marco Fontana*, Università degli Studi, "Roma Tre", Italy
(108613990) 
8:30 a.m.
Factorization theory and decompositions of modules.
Nicholas R. Baeth, University of Central Missouri
Roger Wiegand*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108613966) 
9:00 a.m.
HunekeWiegand Conjecture for complete intersection numerical semigroup rings.
Pedro A. GarcíaSánchez*, Universidad de Granada
Micah J. Leamer, Chennai Mathematical Institute, India
(1086201021) 
9:30 a.m.
Noetherian property of subrings of power series rings.
Byung Gyun Kang*, POSTECH
Phan Thanh Toan, POSTECH
(108613847) 
10:00 a.m.
What does elasticity tell us about directsum behavior of torsionfree modules?
Silvia Saccon*, The University of Arizona
Nicholas R. Baeth, University of Central Missouri
(108613194) 
10:30 a.m.
Multiplicative Sets of Atoms.
Ashley Rand*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(108613193)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Celestial Mechanics, I
Room 31A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Gareth Roberts, College of the Holy Cross
Zhifu Xie, Virginia State University zxie@vsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Stability of elliptic Lagrangian solutions of the classical three body problem via index theory.
Yiming Long*, Chern Institute of Mathematics, Nankai University
(10863754) 
9:00 a.m.
Linear Stability of the periodic solution in the spatial isosceles threebody problem.
Tiancheng Ouyang, Brigham Young University
Zhifu Xie*, Virginia State University
Duokui Yan, Beihang University
(1086371191) 
9:30 a.m.
Global regularization in the planar equilateral restricted fourbody problem.
Martha Alvarez*, UAMIztapalapa
Joaquin Delgado, UAMIztapalapa
Claudio Vidal, Universidad del Bio Bio
(108670235) 
10:00 a.m.
Global Regularization and Reduction for Newtonian N body problems.
Richard Montgomery*, UCSC
(108670367) 
10:30 a.m.
Complex Blowup of Triple Collision.
Richard Moeckel*, University of Minnesota
(108670709)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 14A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
KueiNan Lin, University of California, Riverside linkuei@ucr.edu
Tai Ha, Tulane University

8:00 a.m.
Uniform Symbolic Topologies and Finite Extensions.
Craig Huneke*, University of Virginia
Daniel Katz, University of Kansas
Javid Validashti, University of Illinois
(108613779) 
8:30 a.m.
Multidegree of toric ideals.
Uwe Nagel, University of Kentucky
Augustine B. O'Keefe*, University of Kentucky
(1086132450) 
9:00 a.m.
Sufficient conditions for Finjectivity to deform.
Lance Edward Miller*, University of Utah
Kazuma Shimomoto, Meiji University
Jun Horiuchi, Meiji University
(1086131343) 
9:30 a.m.
Hochster's theta pairing and numerical equivalence.
Hailong Dao*, University of Kansas, Lawrence
(108613610) 
10:00 a.m.
Constructing some classes of Gorenstein rings via connected sums.
Ananthnarayan Hariharan, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Paolo Mantero*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI) and UC Riverside
Alexandra Seceleanu, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
(1086132553) 
10:30 a.m.
Algebraic Properties of Squarefree Monomial Ideals.
Susan E. Morey*, Texas State University
(108613646)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Complex Dynamics, I
Room 14B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Laura DeMarco, University of Illinois, Chicago
Rodrigo Perez, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis
Roland Roeder, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis rroeder@math.iupui.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Central Strip Lemma for Laminations of Degree $2$.
John C Mayer*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(108637228) 
8:30 a.m.
Antipode Preserving Cubic Rational Maps and Herman rings.
A. Bonifant*, University of Rhode Island
X. Buff, Universite Paul Sabatier
J. W. Milnor, Institute for Mathematical Sciences
(1086372354) 
9:00 a.m.
Baby Julia sets and combinatorial models.
Suzanne Boyd*, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
(1086371921) 
9:30 a.m.
Rational functions with identical measure of maximal entropy.
Hexi Ye*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(108637391) 
10:00 a.m.
Catalan, Fibonacci, and Siegel.
Rodrigo A Perez*, IUPUI
Magnus Aspenberg, Lund University
(1086372954) 
10:30 a.m.
Bounded Geometry and Characterization of postsingularly Finite (p,q)Exponential Maps.
Linda Keen*, CUNY Graduate Center and Lehman College
Tao Chen, CUNY Graduate Center and Bronx Community College
Yunping Jiang, CUNY Queens College and Graduate Center
(1086371226)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications, I
Room 30B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Michael Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology marsma@rit.edu

8:00 a.m.
Difference equations arising in evolutionary population dynamics.
Jim M. Cushing*, Interdisciplinary Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona
Simon Maccracken Stump, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona
(1086391569) 
8:30 a.m.
Global Stability of a class of nonmonotone competition models via singularity theory.
Saber N Elaydi*, Trinity University
Eduardo Balreira, Trinity University
Rafael Luis, Center for Mathematical Analysis, Geometry and Dynamical Systems,Tecnical University of Lisbon
(1086391834) 
9:00 a.m.
A ContestCompetition model with Allee Effect.
Eddy A Kwessi*, Trinity University
(1086391900) 
9:30 a.m.
Stability and invariant manifolds of a discrete hostparasitoid model.
Sinan Kapcak*, Izmir University of Economics and Trinity University
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University
Unal Ufuktepe, Izmir University of Economics
(1086391009) 
10:00 a.m.
Discrete Fractional Calculus.
Allan C. Peterson*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108639599) 
10:30 a.m.
Solving linear difference equations in rings using reduction of order.
H. Sedaghat*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(108639931)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Effective Algebra and Model Theory, I
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sam Buss, University of California, San Diego
Mia Minnes, University of California, San Diego minnes@math.ucsd.edu
Jeff Remmel, University of California, San Diego

8:00 a.m.
Independent Sets in Computable Free Groups and Fields.
Charles McCoy, University of Portland
Russell Miller*, Queens College & CUNY Graduate Center
(108603623) 
8:30 a.m.
An algebraic characterization of recursively saturated real closed fields.
Paola D'Aquino, Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli
Salma Kuhlmann, University of Konstanz
Karen Lange*, Wellesley College
(1086031033) 
9:00 a.m.
Turing degrees of orders on torsionfree abelian groups.
Asher M Kach, Google Chicago
Karen Lange, Wellesley College
Reed Solomon*, University of Connecticut
(1086031345) 
9:30 a.m.
Effectively Categorical Torsion Free Abelian Groups.
Rodney Downey*, School of Maths, Stats and OR, Victoria University
Alexander Melnikov, Nanyang University of Technology
(108603447) 
10:00 a.m.
Complexity of orders on algebraic structures.
Valentina Harizanov*, George Washington University
(1086031669) 
10:30 a.m.
The complexity of ascendant sequences in locally nilpotent groups.
Chris J. Conidis*, Vanderbilt University
Richard A Shore, Cornell Univeristy
(108603421)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Graph Theory, I
Room 16B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Andre Kundgen, California State University, San Marcos akundgen@csusm.edu
Michael Pelsmajer, Illinois Institute of Technology
Douglas West, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign

8:00 a.m.
Trees and cycles in hypergraphs.
Zoltan Furedi*, Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Budapest, Hungary
(1086051742) 
8:30 a.m.
Hypergraph Turan numbers of loose cycles and linear cycles.
Zoltán Füredi, University of Illnois and Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Tao Jiang*, Miami University
(1086051288) 
9:00 a.m.
Ordered Turán Problems.
Craig M. Timmons*, University of California San Diego
(1086051067) 
9:30 a.m.
Minimum K(2,3)Saturated Graphs.
YaChen Chen*, Sacramento, CA
(1086051519) 
10:00 a.m.
The ManickamMiklósSinghi Conjecture for Small $k$.
Ameera N Chowdhury*, UCLA
(1086051676) 
10:30 a.m.
Recent results and problems in spectral graph theory.
Fan Chung*, University of California, San Diego
(1086052421)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical and Numerical Analysis of Nonlocal Problems, I
Room 31B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Qiang Du, Pennsylvania State University
Tadele Mengesha, Pennsylvania State University mengesha@math.psu.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Peridynamic Nonlocal Continuum Theory.
Rich Lehoucq*, Sandia National Labs
(1086741373) 
9:00 a.m.
Multiscale Analysis of Heterogeneous Media in the Peridynamic Formulation.
Bacim Alali, Florida State University
Robert Lipton*, Louisiana State University
(1086742095) 
9:30 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling and Analysis of Interface Problems for Nonlocal Diffusion.
Pablo Seleson*, The University of Texas at Austin
Max Gunzburger, Florida State University
Michael L Parks, Sandia National Laboratories
(1086452438) 
10:00 a.m.
Mathematical Analysis of linear peridynamics.
Tadele Mengesha*, Penn State University
Qiang Du, Penn State University
(1086451692) 
10:30 a.m.
Results on the wellposedness of nonlinear peridynamics.
Dimitri Puhst*, TU Berlin
(108635410)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Integrable Systems, I
Room 30E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jennifer Gorsky, University of San Diego jgorsky@sandiego.edu
Alex Himonas, University of Notre Dame

8:00 a.m.
Nonhomogeneous BoundaryValue Problems for the Schrödinger Equation.
Jerry L. Bona*, University of Illinois at Chicago
ShuMing Sun, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
BingYu Zhang, University of Cincinnati
(1086351832) 
8:30 a.m.
Initialboundary value problem for coupled dispersive equations.
Hongqiu Chen*, University of Memphis
(1086352545) 
9:00 a.m.
Global wellposedness for the eBBMmodel.
Sanja V Pantić*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jerry L Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1086762623) 
9:30 a.m.
Nearparallel vortex filament dynamics.
Walter Craig*, McMaster University
(1086351744) 
10:00 a.m.
Continuity Properties of the Solution Map for the Generalized Reduced Ostrovsky Equation.
Melissa Davidson*, University of Notre Dame
(1086352367) 
10:30 a.m.
The initialboundary value problem for a class of evolution equations.
Dionyssis Mantzavinos*, University of Notre Dame
(1086351228)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advances and New Challenges in Applied Analysis, I
Room 17A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Marian Bocea, Loyola University, Chicago mbocea@luc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Random homogenization for solid suspensions in a fluid.
Florian Maris*, University of Houston
(1086352142) 
8:30 a.m.
Dispersion relations for double negative metamaterials.
Yue Chen, University of Kentucky
Robert Lipton*, Louisiana State University
(1086352086) 
9:00 a.m.
Variational Methods for Crystal Surface Instability.
Irene Fonseca*, Carnegie Mellon University
(108649505) 
9:30 a.m.
Quasiconvexity, Nonlinear PDEs, and Principal Curvature.
E N Barron, Loyola University Chicago
R Goebel, Loyola University Chicago
R R Jensen*, Loyola University Chicago
(1086352043) 
10:00 a.m.
New variational problems for material defect evolution.
Chris Larsen*, WPI
(1086492703) 
10:30 a.m.
A continuum model for epitaxial growth with elasticity on vicinal surfaces.
Giovanni Leoni*, Carnegie Mellon University
(1086491449)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Analysis of Stochastic Differential Equations and Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 32B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Edward Allen, Texas Tech University
Armando Arciniega, The University of Texas at San Antonio Armando.Arciniega@utsa.edu
Gangaram Ladde, University of South Florida
Sivapragasam Sathananthan, Tennessee State University

8:00 a.m.
Network Dynamic Process under Stochastic Perturbations.
Gangaram S Ladde*, University of South Florida at Tampa
(1086931364) 
8:30 a.m.
A Stochastic Analysis Of Power Doubling Time For A Subcritical System.
Edward J. Allen*, Texas Tech University
(1086601274) 
9:00 a.m.
On Logistic Models and their Properties.
Janusz S Golec*, Fordham University
(1086601771) 
9:30 a.m.
Derivation of stochastic differential equations for macroevolutionary process.
Ummugul Bulut*, Texas Tech University, Lubbock
Edward J. Allen, Texas Tech University, Lubbock
(1086391107) 
10:00 a.m.
Nonlinear Stochastic Energy Spot Prices Processes with Delayed Volatility.
Olusegun M Otunuga*, University of South Florida at Tampa
Gangaram S Ladde, University of South Florida at Tampa
(1086601359) 
10:30 a.m.
Global analysis of a stochastic twoscale network human epidemic dynamic model with varying immunity period.
Divine Tito Wanduku*, Keiser University
Gangaram S Ladde, University of South Florida
(1086601821)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership and the Common Core Standards, I
Room 17B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
W. Gary Martin, Auburn University
Michael Mays, West Virginia University mays@math.wvu.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Mathematics Teacher Education Partnership.
Michael Mays*, West Virginia University
W. Gary Martin, Auburn University
(108697813) 
9:00 a.m.
Preparing and Supporting Mentor Teachers of Field Experiences for Secondary Mathematics.
Marilyn E. Strutchens*, Auburn University
(1086972827) 
9:30 a.m.
Developing a Course to Address Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching Functions and Modeling.
Laurie O. Cavey*, Boise State University
U. Kaiser, Boise State University
M. Kinzel, Boise State University
(108697881) 
10:00 a.m.
$C^3$ Institutes for improving teachers understanding of mathematics and pedagogy.
Andrew G Bennett*, Kansas State University
Carlos W CastilloGarsow, Kansas State University
(1086971764) 
10:30 a.m.
Facing the Reality: Reforming the Teacher Preparation Curriculum.
William H. Schmidt*, Michigan State University
(1086971367)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Theory and Interdisciplinary Applications of Dynamical Systems, I
Room 31C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sukanya Basu, Central Michigan University basu1s@cmich.edu

8:00 a.m.
Analysis of Dynamical Systems in Accelerator Physics using Verified Computation.
Alexander Wittig*, Michigan State University
Martin Berz, Michigan State University
(1086371262) 
8:30 a.m.
From Billiard Dynamics to Thermodynamics.
Tim Chumley, Washington University in St. Louis
Scott Cook*, Swarthmore College
Renato Feres, Washington University in St. Louis
(1086372649) 
9:00 a.m.
Discrete Schrödinger Operators with Primitive Invertible Substitution Potential.
May Mei*, University of California, Irvine
(1086371427) 
9:30 a.m.
Chaos Control in Cardiac Tissue: Local Stimulation Versus FarField Pacing.
John W Cain*, University of Richmond
(108692732) 
10:00 a.m.
Control and Robustness Analysis for Curve Tracking with Unknown Control Gains.
Michael Malisoff*, Louisiana State University
(108693157) 
10:30 a.m.
A Comparison of the Local and Global Dynamics of Monotone and Antimonotone Maps in the Plane.
Sukanya Basu*, Central Michigan University
(108637443)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topics and Issues in Electronic Publishing, I
Room 9, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Klaus Kaiser, University of Houston klaus@math.uh.edu
Steven Krantz, Washington University in St. Louis
Elizabeth Loew, Springer

8:00 a.m.
Making Content Reflowable for the Reading Device.
Henry Krell*, Springer Science + Business Media
(108600396) 
8:30 a.m.
Challenges in digital preservation  local choice / global concerns.
Randy S. Kiefer*, CLOCKSS Archive
(1086002129) 
9:00 a.m.
Changes and enhancements of the publication structure in mathematics.
GertMartin W. Greuel*, Mathematical Research Institute Oberwolfach and University of Kaiserslautern
(108600997) 
9:30 a.m.
Lessons learned from G&T and MSP.
Walter D Neumann*, Barnard College, Columbia University
(1086001036) 
10:00 a.m.
My proposal for a zerofee replacement for traditional mathematical journals.
Greg Kuperberg*, UC Davis
(108600342)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Tropical Geometry, I
Room 16A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Florian Block, University of California Berkeley
Melody Chan, Harvard University mtchan@math.harvard.edu

8:00 a.m.
The BrillNoether rank of a tropical curve.
Yoav Len*, Yale University
(108614900) 
8:30 a.m.
Tropical Convexity, Linear Systems, and General Reduced Divisors.
Ye Luo*, School of Math, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1086052216) 
9:00 a.m.
Geometric rank functions and rational points on curves.
Eric Edward Katz*, University of Waterloo
(1086142930) 
9:30 a.m.
A tropical proof of the matrixtree theorem.
Farbod Shokrieh*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1086052093) 
10:00 a.m.
Tropical geometry and cluster algebras.
Mark Gross*, UCSD Mathematics
(1086141060) 
10:30 a.m.
Automorphisms of algebraic, tropical, and nonArchimedean analytic curves.
Amy Ksir*, US Naval Academy
Caroline Grant Melles, US Naval Academy
(1086141833)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on the Beauty and Power of Number Theory
Room 6F, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Shannon Lockard, Bridgewater State University Shannon.Lockard@bridgew.edu
Tim Flowers, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

8:00 a.m.
Generalizing Fermat's Last Theorem.
Michael A. Bennett*, University of British Columbia
Imin Chen, Simon Fraser University
Sander Dahmen, Utrecht University
Soroosh Yazdani, University of Lethbridge
(1086AB1156) 
8:45 a.m.
Groups of elliptic over finite fields and the CohenLenstra Heuristics.
Chantal David*, Concordia University
Ethan Smith, Michigan Tech
(1086AB684) 
9:30 a.m.
Primality proving and elliptic curves.
Alice Silverberg*, University of California, Irvine
(1086AB524) 
10:15 a.m.
Reg & Neg.
Richard K Guy*, The University of Calgary
(1086AB971)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, I
Room 13, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
Convergence of the Bruhat Iteration.
Mary Clair Thompson*, Auburn University
TinYau Tam, Auburn University
(1086221448) 
8:15 a.m.
The VC Dimension of Random Set Systems, Word Sets, and Permutation Sets.
Yan Zhuang*, Goucher College
(1086051304) 
8:30 a.m.
Representation function of finite additive bases.
Anant Godbole*, East Tennessee State University
Sam Gutekunst, Harvey Mudd College
Vince Lyzinski, The Johns Hopkins University
Yan Zhuang, Goucher College
(1086052070) 
8:45 a.m.
Symmetric Difference Free Families.
Samantha Pinella*, University of Edinburgh
Kristen Bartosz, Oregon State University
(108605894) 
9:00 a.m.
Extended Skolemtype Difference Sets.
Tina Helms, Illinois State University
Heather Jordon*, Mathematical Reviews
Maggie Murray, Illinois State University
Stephanie Zeppetello, Illinois State University
(1086051735) 
9:15 a.m.
An inductive approach to constructing Universal Cycles on ${n \brack k}$.
Yevgeniy Rudoy*, Johns Hopkins University
(108605898) 
9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Multiscale approach to the nearunit distance problem.
Steven Michael Senger*, University of Delaware
(1086052775) 
9:45 a.m.
EKR sets for large $n$ and $r$.
Ben Bond*, MIT
(1086051086) 
10:00 a.m.
Rado Numbers for a Linear Inequality.
Daniel Schaal*, South Dakota State University
Corey Vorland, North Dakota State University
(1086052598) 
10:15 a.m.
Nonexistence of difference sets with order $n=m^2$, where $m$ is a natural number greater than 1.
Solomon Adegoke Osifodunrin*, Livingstone College, Salisbury, NC, 28144
(108605115) 
10:30 a.m.
What makes finite geometry designs so special?
David Clark*, University of Minnesota
(1086051730) 
10:45 a.m.
Quadratic Leaves of Partial Triple Systems.
Joseph Chaffee*, Auburn University
Chris Rodger, Auburn University
(108605492)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis and Operator Theory, I
Room 30C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A weakly dense sequence that is not norm dense.
Antonia E. Cardwell*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(1086471894) 
8:15 a.m.
Numerical radius inequalities for several operators.
Omar Hirzallah, Hashemite Univesity
Fuad Kittaneh*, University of Jordan
(108647188) 
8:30 a.m.
Finding some Berger measures.
Raul E. Curto, The University of Iowa
George R. Exner*, Bucknell University
(108647387) 
8:45 a.m.
On extension of positive definite functions.
Robert Niedzialomski*, The University of Iowa
(1086462666) 
9:00 a.m.
An Alternate Proof that the Hermite Functions Form a Basis for $L^2(\mathbb{R})$.
William W. Johnston*, Butler University
(1086462327) 
9:15 a.m.
A functional representation of commutative symmetrical algebras, possessing an eigenvector and acting on the Pontryagin $\Pi_1$ space.
Sofya S Masharipova, Ashford University, Clinton, Iowa
Shukhrat M Usmanov*, Ashford University, Clinton, Iowa
(1086461637) 
9:30 a.m.
Multidimensional extensions of PólyaKnopptype inequalities over spherical cones.
ChangPao Chen*, Hsuan Chuang University
JinWen Lan, National Tsing Hua University
DahChin Luor, IShou University
(108647565) 
9:45 a.m.
ScaledFree Properties for MatrixNormed Objects.
William Benjamin Grilliette*, Tyler Junior College
(1086472424) 
10:00 a.m.
Discussion 
10:15 a.m.
A formula for the resolvent of the doubly infinite CMV matrix.
Darren C. Ong*, Rice University
Paul Munger, Rice University
(1086471351) 
10:30 a.m.
The Geometry of $P$matrices and the GaleNikaido Theorem and Applications.
E. Cabral Balreira*, Trinity University
(108658875) 
10:45 a.m.
On a sharpened form of LerayLions ellipticity criterion.
Dan D. Pascali*, Courant Institute, New York University
(1086471717)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on How Assessment Results Changed our Program
Room 11B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Miriam HarrisBotzum, Lehigh Carbon Community College mharrisbotzum@lccc.edu
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University

8:00 a.m.
Reducing the Gender Gap on a Qualifying Exam.
Jonathan Rogness*, University of Minnesota
Harvey Keynes, University of Minnesota
Jane Butterfield, University of Minnesota
Justin Sukiennik, Colby College
(1086G12516) 
8:20 a.m.
From assessment to a mathematicsfocus NSF SSTEM program.
YuJu Kuo*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Frederick Adkins, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1086G12015) 
8:40 a.m.
Assessment 2.0; SAUM meets Accreditation.
Alex Heidenberg*, United States Military Academy
Jerry Kobylski, United States Military Academy
Rod Sturdivant, United States Military Academy
(1086G12654) 
9:00 a.m.
A Comprehensive Assessment Program.
Barbara Moskal, Colorado School of Mines
Lyndsey Wright*, Colorado School of Mines
(1086G12099) 
9:20 a.m.
Closing the Loop: How Creating and Administering Assessments for NCATE / NCTM Program Recognition Directed Us to Data Analysis that Improved our Program.
Sherry L Hix*, North Georgia College and State University
Dianna J Spence, North Georgia College and State University
(1086G11888) 
9:40 a.m.
How We Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Assessment: One Department's Story.
Thomas R Hagedorn*, The College of New Jersey
(1086G12819) 
10:00 a.m.
Making Assessment Meaningful.
James Hamblin*, Shippensburg University
(1086G11908) 
10:20 a.m.
Five Years of Math Programmatic and Course Assessment at UC Irvine.
Sarah E. Eichhorn*, University of California, Irvine
Tommy Occhipinti, University of California, Irvine
(1086G12822)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Ideas for Courses in the First Two Years, I
Room 5A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Andrew Granville Bennett, Kansas State University bennett@math.ksu.edu

8:00 a.m.
iIBL Interactive Inquiry Based Learning: Improving Student Conceptual Learning in Precalculus.
Cynthia Y. Young*, University of Central Florida
(1086H1711) 
8:20 a.m.
An Online PreCalculus Course using ALEKS.
Sarah E. Eichhorn*, University of California, Irvine
Rachel Lehman, University of California, Irvine
(1086H12896) 
8:40 a.m.
The Alfred University Calculus Initiative.
Joseph Petrillo*, Alfred University
(1086H11029) 
9:00 a.m.
Signing on to Redesign.
Christopher Schroeder*, Morehead State University
(1086H12931) 
9:20 a.m.
Combining Khan Academy and Active Learning in Precalculus.
Michael S Gagliardo*, California Lutheran University
(1086H12686) 
9:40 a.m.
Flipping A College Algebra Classroom.
Regina D. Aragon*, Eastern New Mexico University
Tom Brown, Eastern New Mexico University
Matt Bell, Eastern New Mexico University
(1086H1406) 
10:00 a.m.
Improving Student Learning Using Interactive Lecture Notes.
Rachel Frankel*, University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash College
(1086H1160) 
10:20 a.m.
Rethinking Business Calculus with Spreadsheets and Laptops.
Mike May*, Saint Louis University
(1086H1320) 
10:40 a.m.
Preparing Students to Make Mathematical Connections for Better Success.
Feryal Alayont*, Grand Valley State University
Derek Habermas, SUNY Potsdam
(1086H1973)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Interdisciplinary Topics
Room 33B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Sujin Kim, Savannah State University
Scott Beaver, Western Oregon University

8:00 a.m.
Modeling the dynamics of competitive systems, with applications to religious shift and ferromagnetism.
Haley A Yaple*, Northwestern University
(1086VD2297) 
8:15 a.m.
FilterBased Multiscale Entropy Analysis of Complex Physiologic Time Series.
Yuesheng Xu, Syracuse University
Liang Zhao*, Syracuse University
(1086VD1588) 
8:30 a.m.
The Twisted Tale of ProteinBound DNA.
Mary Therese Padberg*, The University of Iowa
Isabel Darcy, The University of Iowa
Stefan Giovan, The University of Texas at Dallas
Stephen Levene, The University of Texas at Dallas
Rob Scharein, Hypnagogic Software
(1086VD329) 
8:45 a.m.
Cyber Security with Handwritten CAPTCHA.
Amalia Rusu, Fairfield University
Stephen B Mislich*, Greenville College
Lukas Missik, Harvard University
Benjamin Schenker, The Cooper Union
(1086VD1595) 
9:00 a.m.
Interdisciplinary Research of Case Study in LowIncome Neighborhoods to Identify Risk Factors Contributing to Obesity.
Sujin Kim*, Savannah State University
Deden Rukmana, Savannah State University
(1086VD1996) 
9:15 a.m.
Counting Pitch Class Sets with Burnside's Lemma.
Lori Koban*, University of Maine Farmington
Jordan LeGrand, University of Colorado Denver
Joshua Case, University of Maine
(1086VD478) 
9:30 a.m.
Implementing an Institutional Interdisciplinary Program with Mathematicians at the Lead (a FollowUp Report).
David M Gohlich, United States Military Academy
Christopher E Weld, United States Military Academy
Gerald Kobylski*, United States Military Academy
(1086VD2555) 
9:45 a.m.
A Multidisciplinary Sciences Teacher Education Program.
David Lamp, Texas Tech University
Rebecca Ortiz, Texas Tech University
Magdalena Pando, Texas Tech University
G. Brock Williams, Texas Tech University
M. Carol Williams*, Texas Tech University
(1086VD2854) 
10:00 a.m.
What would a map of mathematics look like?
Alexi Hoeft*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1086VD2821)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Mathematics and Technology, I
Room 5B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
David Hecker, St. Joseph's University

8:00 a.m.
Flashenhanced WeBWorK problems in Differential Equations.
L. Felipe Martins*, Cleveland State University
Barbara Margolius, Cleveland State University
Dan Gries, Hopkins School
(1086VF2761) 
8:15 a.m.
Interactive Math Texts on the Web using MathJax, JSXGraph, and HTML5.
Michael D Hvidsten*, Gustavus Adolphus College
(1086VF2683) 
8:30 a.m.
Customizable graphical user interface applets integrated with WeBWorK calculus problems.
Daniel Gries*, Hopkins School
(1086VF1023) 
8:45 a.m.
Online Remedial Mathematics to Enter Precalculus: An analysis of the relative value of a traditional classroom courses vs an online course.
Daniel Lee McGee, University of Puerto Rico  RUM
Pedro VazquezUrbano*, University of Puerto Rico  RUM
Jesus Cajigas, University of Puerto Rico  RUM
(1086VF758) 
9:00 a.m.
Teaching online mathematics courses with an accent.
Petre Ion Ghenciu*, University of WisconsinStout
(1086VF717) 
9:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The Benefits of Using Email to Maintain Instructor Accessibility in Assisting StudentDriven Learning of Mathematics.
Troy A. Bupp*, United States Military Academy
(1086VF2075) 
9:30 a.m.
Teaching hybrid online classes to secondary school teachers.
Mark C Ginn*, Appalachian State University
(1086VF2548) 
9:45 a.m.
Electronic grading of paper assessments.
Matthew Leingang*, New York University
(1086VF1369) 
10:00 a.m.
Lurch: a word processor that checks students' mathematical reasoning.
Nathan C Carter*, Bentley University
Kenneth G Monks, University of Scranton
(1086VF2456) 
10:15 a.m.
Lore.com: Experiences Using This Free Online Course Management System in a Liberal Arts Math Class.
Jonathan D Dunbar*, Spring Hill College
(1086VF2563) 
10:30 a.m.
Some Notes on the Calculation of the Continued Exponents.
Hossein Behforooz*, Utica College
(1086VF513)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Probability and Statistics, I
Room 33A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Michael A. Posner, Villanova University
Lerna Pehlivan, York University

8:00 a.m.
Rank Based Group Variables Selection in Linear Models.
Guyvanie M Miakonkana*, Auburn University
Ash Abebe, Auburn University
(1086VI2959) 
8:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: MixedFrequency Estimation and Regression in Linear and Generalized Linear Models.
Yu Weng*, University of North Texas
(1086VI2879) 
8:30 a.m.
Testing Equality of Nonparametric Quantile Regression Functions.
Chinthaka N Kuruwita*, Hamilton College
Colin M Gallagher, Clemson University
K B Kulasekera, University of Louisville
(1086VI2754) 
8:45 a.m.
Robust Functional Logistic Regression.
Melody B. Denhere*, Auburn University
Nedret Billor, Auburn University
(1086VI2573) 
9:00 a.m.
Break. 
9:15 a.m.
Tempered Fractional Brownian Motion.
Farzad Sabzikar*, Michigan State University
Mark M Meerschaert, Michigan State University
(1086VI2204) 
9:45 a.m.
Robust Covariance Matrix Estimation with Canonical Correlation Analysis.
Janfeng Zhang, Chattanooga State Community College
David J. Olive, Southern Illinois University
Ping Ye*, Quincy University
(1086VI1484) 
10:00 a.m.
Comparison of clustering methods for longitudinal data.
Brianna C Heggeseth*, University of California, Berkeley
(1086VI1269) 
10:15 a.m.
Flexible Families of Skew T Distributions with Applications.
Abeer Hasan*, Bowling Green State University
(1086VI1004) 
10:30 a.m.
Visualizing Distributions in a Probability & Statistics Class.
Jason J. Molitierno*, Sacred Heart University
(1086VI977) 
10:45 a.m.
On Generating New Generalized Distributions Using the Logit Transformation.
R M AlAqtash*, Central Michigan University
(1086VI976)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Research in Algebra and Topology, I
Room 33C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Jay Stine, Misericordia University
Ellie Abernethy, University of Tennessee

8:00 a.m.
The Gerby GopakumarMarinoVafa Formula.
Dustin J Ross*, Colorado State University
(1086VJ2942) 
8:15 a.m.
Arc Presentations and Grid Diagrams of MultiCrossing Knots.
Benjamin H DeMeo*, Williams College
(1086VJ2858) 
8:30 a.m.
Gauss Diagram Formulas for Milnor Invariants.
Eleanor McNair Abernethy*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1086VJ2052) 
8:45 a.m.
Knot projections with a single multicrossing.
Michael Landry*, UC Berkeley
MurphyKate Montee, Notre Dame University
(1086VJ2047) 
9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Automorphisms of buildings constructed via covering spaces.
Aliska L Gibbins*, Ohio State University
(1086VJ2350) 
9:15 a.m.
Equivalence of Cyclic $p^2$ Actions on Handlebodies of Genus $g$.
Jesse Tyler PrinceLubawy*, Saint Louis University
(1086VJ426) 
9:30 a.m.
Topological Enrtophy of NonArchimedean Topologies.
Rahim G Karimpour*, Belleville, Illinois
(1086VJ88) 
9:45 a.m.
Classifying Extensions of a Characteristic $p$ Local Field.
Alfeen Hasmani*, Molloy College
Lindsey Hiltner, University of North Dakota
Angela Kraft, Bethany Lutheran College
Daniel Scofield, Grove City College
Kirsti Wash, Clemson University
Jim Brown, Clemson University
(1086VJ2861) 
10:00 a.m.
The Graev Metrics Over Free Groups.
Xiaohui Shi*, University of North Texas
(1086VJ2715) 
10:15 a.m.
Smale Flows on Three Dimensional Manifolds.
Elizabeth L. Haynes*, Muhlenberg College
(1086VJ2529) 
10:30 a.m.
A new generalization of the Khovanov Homology.
Ik Jae Lee*, Rowan University
(1086VJ1266) 
10:45 a.m.
A Brief History of PreHausdorff Spaces.
Jay R. Stine*, Misericordia University
(1086VJ1141)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Research in Applied Mathematics, I
Room 1B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Ahad Dehghani, McGill University

8:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On the stability and convergence results of finite volume schemes for diffusion problems with a gradientdependent diffusion coefficient.
Du Pham*, Butler University
(1086VL2983) 
8:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Fast direct solvers for elliptic boundary value problems.
Adrianna M Gillman*, Dartmouth College
(1086VL2405) 
8:30 a.m.
Small Steady SelfSimilar Inviscid Flows.
Joseph Roberts*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Volker Elling, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(1086VL2197) 
8:45 a.m.
Optimization of a Monte Carlo Variance Reduction Method Based on Sensitivity Derivatives.
Yaning Liu*, Florida State University
M. Yousuff Hussaini, Florida State University
Giray Okten, Florida State University
(1086VL2104) 
9:00 a.m.
An Implicit Interface Boundary Integral Method for Poisson's Equation on Arbitrary Domains.
Catherine Mareva Kublik*, Madison WI
Nicolay M Tanushev, ZTerra Inc., Houston TX
Richard Tsai, University of Texas at Austin
(1086VL1480) 
9:15 a.m.
Nonlinear Linear Programming for Multivalued Mappings.
Qingxia Li, Lincoln University
James Schrader*, Lincoln University
(1086VL788) 
9:30 a.m.
Resource Networks' Influence on the Social Network and the Effectiveness of Public Policy.
Csilla Szabo*, United States Military Academy
(1086VL2895) 
9:45 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Language.
Jacquelyn L. Rische*, University of California, Irvine
(1086VL1610) 
10:00 a.m.
Optical black holes and solitons.
Shawn Michael Westmoreland*, Kansas State University
(1086VL1507) 
10:15 a.m.
WENO Simulations of Astrophysical Jets.
Andrew J. Knapp*, Arizona State University
(1086VL2718) 
10:30 a.m.
A PrimalDual Regularization InteriorPoint Method for Semidefinite Programming.
Ahad Dehghani*, McGill University
JeanLouis Goffin, McGill University
Dominique Orban, GERAD
(1086VL2432) 
10:45 a.m.
Stability estimates for semigroups on Banach space.
Xinyao Yang*, University of Missouri
(1086VL293)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Research in Number Theory, I
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College

8:00 a.m.
Mind the Gap: Distribution of Gaps in Generalized Zeckendorf Decompositions.
Rachel R. Insoft*, Wellesley College
Amanda G. Bower, University of Michigan Dearborn
(1086VO532) 
8:15 a.m.
Distribution of the Longest Gap in Positive Linear Recurrence Sequences.
Shiyu Li*, University of California, Berkeley
Philip D. Tosteson, Williams College
Steven J. Miller, Williams College
(1086VO2728) 
8:30 a.m.
When Almost All Generalized Sumsets Are Difference Dominated.
Virginia A Hogan*, Stanford University
Steven J Miller, Williams College
(1086VO595) 
8:45 a.m.
Most Sets are Balanced in many Finite Groups.
Kevin Vissuet*, University of California, San Diego
Steven Miller, Williams College
(1086VO2611) 
9:00 a.m.
Convergence of the Maximum Zeros of a Class of FibonacciType Polynomials.
Kristi Karber*, University of Central Oklahoma
Rebecca Miller, University of Oklahoma
(1086VO1081) 
9:15 a.m.
New classes of permutation polynomials over finite fields defined by functional equations.
Neranga Fernando*, University of South Florida
Xiangdong Hou, University of South Florida
Stephen Lappano, University of South Florida
(1086VO1134) 
9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: An Empirical Study on the Iteration of the Total Stopping Time of 3x+1 Iterates.
Amanda M. Kovacs*, Molloy College
(1086VO1361) 
9:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On the distribution of the last digits under the Syracuse iteration.
Henrique Oliveira*, Technical Institute of Lisbon
(1086VO2924) 
10:00 a.m.
Estimating Success When Combining RSA and the DiffieHellman Key Exchange.
Rick Klima*, Appalachian State University
Neil Sigmon, Radford University
(1086VO370) 
10:15 a.m.
There is an infinite number of twin primes: An application of set theory.
Bao Qi Feng*, Kent State University at Tuscarawas
(1086VO1591) 
10:30 a.m.
Irreducible integers under the congruence modulo $n$ relation.
James Lanterman*, Mercer University
Jeremiah Reinkoester, Mercer University
(1086VO1623) 
10:45 a.m.
The Completed Zeta Function and the Riemann Hypothesis.
Badih N. Ghusayni*, Lebanese University
(1086VO450)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Teaching Introductory Mathematics
Room 7A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Lynette Boos, Providence College

8:00 a.m.
The transition from school to university  a transition between two distinct worlds of concept acquisition?
Thorsten Scheiner*, University of Hamburg
(1086VP878) 
8:15 a.m.
Using Computer Programming to Teach High School Mathematics.
Spencer O. Sims*, Los Angeles Adventist Academy
Kahmya McAlpin, Los Angeles Adventist Academy
(1086VP1185) 
8:30 a.m.
iMPaCTMath: Fostering Foundational Concepts in Algebra 1 via Programming Activities on Graphing Calculators.
Kien H Lim, University of Texas at El Paso
Art Duval*, University of Texas at El Paso
Eric Freudenthal, University of Texas at El Paso
(1086VP1016) 
8:45 a.m.
Trigonometric applets using GeoGebra.
Salvatore P Giunta*, Adelphi University
(1086VP1339) 
9:00 a.m.
Fundamental Equation for Quadratic Polynomials.
Waclaw Szymanski*, West Chester University
Ximena Catepillan, Millersville University
(1086VP1392) 
9:15 a.m.
Constructing an apollonian section parabola, onto a right cone having slope (m) and altitude (A).
Alexander L. Garron; Jr.*, CEO Sand Box Geometry LLC
(1086VP1320) 
9:30 a.m.
College Algebra and One Instructor's Attempt to Build a Better Mousetrap.
Lindsey R. BoskoDunbar*, Spring Hill College
(1086VP2558) 
9:45 a.m.
Projects in Finite Mathematics Courses.
Yun Lu*, Kutztown University of PA
(1086VP1889) 
10:15 a.m.
A Word on Word Problems: How Improving Reading Comprehension and Mathematics Vocabulary Can Improve Performance on Mathematical Word Problems.
Dywayne A. Nicely*, Ohio UniversityChillicothe
(1086VP1775) 
10:30 a.m.
What is Mathematics and Why Do We Care?
Kayla Bradley Dwelle*, Ouachita Baptist University
(1086VP1584) 
10:45 a.m.
Learning math like a mathematician.
Shenglan Yuan*, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY
(1086VP2578)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and the Arts: Practice, Pedagogy, and Discovery, I
Room 6E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Douglas Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu

8:00 a.m.
When two colours suffice  even for children.
Barbora Kamrlova*, Comenius University Bratislava, Slovakia
(1086K11020) 
8:20 a.m.
Intersections: Undergraduate students' engagement with projective geometry and the arts.
J Brooke Ernest*, San Diego State University
Ricardo Nemirovsky, San Diego State University/Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education
(1086K12910) 
8:40 a.m.
Mathematics to Inspire Art to Inspire Mathematics to ...
James Morrow*, Mount Holyoke College
(1086K11559) 
9:00 a.m.
Math/Art Course.
Ann C Hanson*, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
(1086K11070) 
9:20 a.m.
Teaching hyperbolic geometry using the works of Escher and Gaudi.
Anneke Bart*, Saint Louis University
(1086K1922) 
9:40 a.m.
A New Unit in a MWSU Liberal Arts Math Course: Math and the Fine Arts.
Jeff Poet*, Missouri Western State University
(1086K1545) 
10:00 a.m.
Context Free Art in the Classroom.
Charles Redmond*, Mercyhurst University
(1086K1464) 
10:20 a.m.
A Freshman Writing Seminar on Mathematics.
Mark Kozek*, Whittier College
(1086K12897) 
10:40 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Joining "the mathematician's delirium to the poet's logic": Interdisciplinary Teaching and Constrained Writing in the Canisius College AllCollege Honors Program.
Rita Capezzi*, Canisius College
Christine Kinsey, Canisius College
(1086K12733)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Writing the History of the MAA
Room 3, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia vkatz@udc.edu
Amy ShellGallasch, Hood College
Janet Beery, University of Redlands

8:00 a.m.
Leading Players and Supporting Cast.
Agnes M. Kalemaris*, Farmingdale State College
(1086S1407) 
8:20 a.m.
The History of the Officers of the Kansas Section.
Timothy W Flood*, Pittsburg State University
(1086S1819) 
8:40 a.m.
Writing a History of the OKAR MAA Section.
James R Choike*, Oklahoma State University
(1086S1972) 
9:00 a.m.
CUPM: The History of an Idea.
J. Michael Pearson*, Mathematical Association of America
(1086S11446) 
9:20 a.m.
The Early History of POMSIGMAA.
Bonnie Gold*, Monmouth University
(1086S1317) 
9:40 a.m.
The History and Impact of IHMT, the Institute in the History of Mathematics and its Use in Teaching.
V Frederick Rickey*, United States Military Academy
Victor J Katz, University of the District of Columbia
(1086S11616) 
10:00 a.m.
The Kentucky Section of the MAA: 19172013.
Daniel J. Curtin*, Northern Kentucky University
(1086S11318) 
10:20 a.m.
The Last QuarterCentury in the Missouri Section.
Leon M Hall*, Missouri S&T
(1086S11935) 
10:40 a.m.
Digging up More History in the Capital Section.
Caren Diefenderfer*, Hollins University
Elizabeth Mayfield, Hood College
(1086S12443)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Mathematical Models and Fast Algorithms in Imaging Sciences
Room 11A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Peter Blomgren, San Diego State University
Yongang Shi, University of California, Los Angeles
XueCheng Tai, University of Bergen
Luminita Vese, University of California, Los Angeles lvese@math.ucla.edu

8:00 a.m.
Developing a "lightweight" skin cancer image screening system.
Peter Blomgren*, San Diego State University
(1086651964) 
8:30 a.m.
Conformal Metric Optimization on Surfaces (CMOS) for Mapping Neuroanatomical Shapes.
Yonggang Shi*, Laboratory of Neuro Imaging (LONI), Dept. of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine
Arthur Toga, Laboratory of Neuro Imaging (LONI), Dept. of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine
Rongjie Lai, University of Southern California
(1086531562) 
9:00 a.m.
A Splitting Method for Orthogonality Constrained Problems.
Rongjie Lai*, University of Southern California
Stanley Osher, University of California, Los Angeles
(1086491581) 
9:30 a.m.
Convex Variational Models and Efficient Optimization Algorithms for Image Segmentation.
Egil Bae*, UCLA
(1086652974) 
10:00 a.m.
An MBO scheme on graphs for segmentation and image processing.
Andrea L. Bertozzi*, University of California Los Angeles
Ekaterina Merkurjev, University of California Los Angeles
Tijana Kostic, University of California Los Angeles
(1086652404) 
10:30 a.m.
Bounded Variation Reglarization Revisited: Mathematical Aspects.
M. Zuhair Nashed*, Department of Mathematics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida 32143
(1086652980)

8:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Employment Center
Exhibit Hall A, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Categories, KTheory, and Knots
Room 12, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:15 a.m.
Homogeneous Representations of Type $A$ KhovanovLaudaRouquier Algebras.
Gabriel Feinberg*, University of Connecticut
KyuHwan Lee, University of Connecticut
(1086162519) 
8:30 a.m.
Yangians and quantizations of slices in the affine Grassmannian.
Oded Yacobi*, University of Toronto
Joel Kamnitzer, University of Toronto
Ben Webster, Northeastern University
Alex Weekes, University of Toronto
(1086202381) 
8:45 a.m.
Generalized $q,t$Catalan Numbers and Jacobi Factors.
Mikhail Mazin*, Stony Brook University
(1086052829) 
9:00 a.m.
Higher order JonesWenzl Projectors and Mapping Class Groups.
Benjamin Cooper*, University of Zurich
Matt Hogancamp, University of Virginia
(1086182943) 
9:15 a.m.
Foams and $sl(n)$ tangle cohomology.
Carmen L. Caprau*, California State University, Fresno
(108657218) 
9:30 a.m.
The singular TemperleyLieb category.
Joel Smith*, California State University, Fresno
(108618185) 
9:45 a.m.
A perfect matching model for knot homology theories.
Moshe Cohen*, BarIlan University (Israel)
(108657344) 
10:00 a.m.
$G$Theory of a Complete Local CM Ring of Finite CM Type.
Viraj Navkal*, UCLA
(1086191991) 
10:15 a.m.
K1 of an Exact Category by Mirror Image Sequences.
Clayton C. Sherman*, Missouri State University
(1086191909) 
10:30 a.m.
Differential Circle Equivariant Ktheory.
Mio I Alter*, University of TexasAustin
(1086192689) 
10:45 a.m.
A new filtration of the Magnus kernel of the Torelli group.
R. Taylor McNeill*, Rice University
(108657127)

8:15 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Undergraduate Research in Analysis
Room 18, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:15 a.m.
Energy Measures of Harmonic Functions on the Sierpinski Gasket.
Renee H Bell*, University of California, Berkeley
Ching Wei Ho, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Robert S Strichartz, Cornell University
(1086281856) 
8:30 a.m.
Positive Type Infinite Measure Ergodic Transformations.
Evangelie Zachos*, Princeton University
Tudor Padurariu, UCLA
Cesar Silva, Williams College
(1086372853) 
8:45 a.m.
On Rationally Ergodic and Rationally Weakly Mixing RankOne Transformations.
Irving Dai*, Harvard College
Xavier Garcia, University of Minnesota
Tudor Padurariu, University of California, Los Angeles
Cesar E. Silva, Williams College
(1086372181) 
9:00 a.m.
DISCUSSION 
9:15 a.m.
Nonlocal Models in Diffusion with Applications in Peridynamics.
Christine S Hoffman, University of Minnesota, Morris
Amanda Brucker*, Cornell College
Joshua Bracewell, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Trevor Vossberg, Illinois Institute of Technology
(1086351592) 
9:30 a.m.
A Multiplicative Analogue of the Reynolds Operator and Construction of Invariants.
Tyler A Russell*, Texas Tech University
Jennifer Graetz, University of Wisconsin, Stout
Steven Deckelman, University of Wisconsin, Stout
(1086132747) 
9:45 a.m.
Integral approximations in reconstructing functions from nonuniform Fourier data.
Alexander Elkholy*, Arizona State University
(1086422755) 
10:00 a.m.
Edge Detection from NonUniform Fourier Data via an Adapted Method of Convolutional Gridding.
Adam Martinez*, Arizona State University
(1086422742) 
10:15 a.m.
Quantitative Analyses of Haar vs. Periodic Haar Wavelets.
Jessica Christine De Silva*, California State University, Stanislaus
(1086422416) 
10:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Simultaneous Approximation of a Function and Its Derivative by Linear Splines.
Ryan A. Anderson*, Kennesaw State University
(1086002869) 
10:45 a.m.
MeasureTheoretic Sensitivity.
Emily A Wickstrom*, Williams College
Shelby Heinecke, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cesar E. Silva, Williams College
(1086002439)

8:15 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on the History of Mathematics
Room 10, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:15 a.m.
What was the smallest prime?
Chrs K. Caldwell*, University of Tennessee at Martin
Yeng Xiong, University of Tennessee at Martin
(1086012296) 
8:30 a.m.
Mahani of Mahan: A persian Mathematician of Long Ago.
MM Moazzam*, Salisbury University, Salisbury MD
(1086011122) 
8:45 a.m.
Final period of Mathematic in the west of Islamic world in Medieval.
Mohammadreza Shahidipak*, Islamic Azad University Central Tehran Branch
(108601148) 
9:00 a.m.
Did Bernoulli discover Bernoulli's equation?
Erik R. Tou*, Carthage College
(1086011600) 
9:15 a.m.
Historical survey of solitary wave phenomena.
Sanja V Pantić*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1086012633) 
9:30 a.m.
John Farrar's French mathematics textbooks translations for Harvard new curriculum (18181824).
Thomas Preveraud*, University of Nantes, France
(1086011524) 
9:45 a.m.
Who discovered vector calculus? The case of Domenico Chelini (18021878).
Sandro Caparrini*, University of Torino, Italy
(1086011598) 
10:00 a.m.
Thomas Jefferson as Mathematician.
Andrew B Perry*, Springfield College (MA)
(1086011368) 
10:15 a.m.
Issai Schur.
Charlotte K Simmons*, University of Central Oklahoma
Jesse W Byrne, University of Central Oklahoma
(1086011533) 
10:30 a.m.
Mamba vs JN25.
Jared E Antrobus*, Northern Kentucky University
(108601637) 
10:45 a.m.
Paradigm and Panparadigm in Mathematics and Architecture.
Young Hee Kye*, Kosin University, Busan, S. Korea
(1086011706)

8:15 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Interplays Between Feynman Operational Calculus, Wiener and Feynman Integrals, Physics, and Analysis on Wiener Space, I
Room 32A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tepper Gill, Howard University
Lance Nielsen, Creighton University lnielsen@creighton.edu
Ian Pierce, St. Olaf College

8:30 a.m.
Feynman Integral in the Context of Hyperintegration.
Mark Burgin*, UCLA
(10864634) 
9:00 a.m.
Building a Free Quantum Field Theory on a Curved Spacetime.
Maurice J LeBlanc*, University of Georgia at Athens
(108681823) 
9:30 a.m.
Relationships between the conditional FourierFeynman transform and convolution of unbounded functions on an analogue of wiener space.
Dong Hyun Cho*, Kyonggi University
(108628952) 
10:00 a.m.
A Short Visit to Generalized Wiener Space.
Ian Pierce*, St. Olaf College
(1086282614) 
10:30 a.m.
Analytic OperatorValued Feynman Integrals.
David L. Skoug*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(108628453)

8:30 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Manifolds with Special Holonomy and Generalized Geometries, I
Room 30D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sema Salur, University of Rochester semasalur@gmail.com
Albert James Todd, University of California, Riverside
Yat Sun Poon, University of California, Riverside

8:30 a.m.
Gluing Techniques in Calibrated Geometry.
Yongsheng Zhang*, Stony Brook University
(1086531289) 
9:00 a.m.
A higher dimensional Donaldson theory for foliated manifolds.
Shuguang Wang*, University of Missouri
(1086581960) 
9:30 a.m.
Calibrations in hyperkaehler geometry.
Gueo Grantcharov*, Florida International University
Misha Verbitsky, HSE, Moscow, Russia
(1086531375) 
10:00 a.m.
Short time behaviour of a modified Laplacian coflow of G2structures.
Sergey Grigorian*, Simons Center for Geometry and Physics, Stony Brook
(1086531242) 
10:30 a.m.
Spin(7) Manifolds  Old and new.
Mihai Bailesteanu*, University of Rochester
(1086531747)

8:30 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Game Strategies
Room 19, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:45 a.m.
Sparse spaces in the game of Blash, Slash and Dash.
Maximiliano Liprandi*, University of Calgary
(1086912639) 
9:00 a.m.
Periodicity in 3element Subtraction Games.
Rachel Esselstein*, California State University Monterey Bay
Jason Lee, None
Jordan White, California State University Monterey Bay
(1086911179) 
9:15 a.m.
On the SpragueGrundy Values of the $\mathcal{F}$Wythoff Game.
Yang Jiao*, University of Pennsylvania
(108691408) 
9:30 a.m.
On $p$adic Sums of Games.
Joseph M. DiMuro*, Biola University, La Mirada, CA
(1086001279) 
9:45 a.m.
Misere Play Hackenbush Flowers.
Irene Yuan Lo*, Princeton University
(1086052153) 
10:00 a.m.
Tchoukaillon: A single player Mancala game.
Ben Sebuufu*, Gordon College
Tyesha Hall, James Madison University
(1086152952) 
10:15 a.m.
The Stargate Switch.
Lihua Huang*, Rutgers University
Ron Evans, University of California, San Diego
(108620286) 
10:30 a.m.
Partially ordered sets and stratification.
Raymond N. Greenwell*, Hofstra University
Tadeusz Krauze, Hofstra University
(108691169) 
10:45 a.m.
Colonel Blotto Returns.
Andrew Niedermaier*, Jane Street Capital
(10869194)

8:45 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Social Interactions, I
Room 8, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jeff Suzuki, Brooklyn College jeff_suzuki@yahoo.com

9:00 a.m.
Analysis of SI Models with Multiple Interacting Populations Using Subpopulations with Forcing Terms.
Evelyn Kamaria Thomas*, Howard University
Katharine Gurski, Howard University
Kathleen Hoffman, University of Maryland Baltimore County
(1086922462) 
9:30 a.m.
Gendered Division of Labor in Parenting.
Angela G VierlingClaassen*, Lesley University
(1086912284) 
10:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: In Search of Stable and Robust Metrics to Study LevelSpecific SelfSimilarity in Hierarchical Organizational Networks.
Jeffrey Nielsen*, U.S. Military Academy at West Point
Jessica Libertini, University of Rhode Island
(1086912026) 
10:30 a.m.
Reductionist argument: Unexpected mathematical complexities.
Donald G. Saari*, University of California, Irvine
(108691765)

9:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Number Theory and Geometry, I
Room 15B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jordan Ellenberg, University of Wisconsin, Madison ellenber@math.wisc.edu
Akshay Venkatesh, Stanford University

9:00 a.m.
Understanding Points on Twists.
Ekin Ozman*, University of TexasAustin
(1086112117) 
9:30 a.m.
Iwasawa theory of the Igusa tower.
Bryden R Cais*, University of Arizona
(108611778) 
10:00 a.m.
A $p$adic Birch and SwinnertonDyer conjecture for modular abelian varieties.
Jennifer S. Balakrishnan*, Harvard University
J. Steffen M{ü}ller, Universit{ä}t Hamburg
William A. Stein, University of Washington
(1086111259) 
10:30 a.m.
On uniform bounds for lattice points in plane regions and for rational points on rational curves of arbitrary degree.
Patrick X Rault*, SUNY Geneseo
(108611568)

9:00 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #10: Part A
The mathematics of the Common Core.
Room 30A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
William McCallum, University of Arizona
Cody L. Patterson, University of Arizona
Ellen Whitesides, University of Arizona
Kristin Umland, University of New Mexico 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #6: Part A
Using randomization methods to build conceptual understanding of statistical inference.
Room 29D, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Robin H. Lock, St. Lawrence University
Patti Frazer Lock, St. Lawrence University
Kari Lock Morgan, Duke University
Eric F. Lock, University of North Carolina Department of Statistics and Operations Research
Dennis F. Lock, Iowa State University Department of Statistics 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #5: Part A
Visualizing projective geometry through photographs and perspective drawings.
Room 29C, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Annalisa Crannell, Franklin & Marshall College
Marc Frantz, Indiana University Bloomington
Fumiko Futamura, Southwestern University 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
SIGMAA on Quantitative Literacy Panel Discussion
A survey of quantitative literacy teaching resources.
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Caren Diefenderfer, Hollins University
Semra KilicBahi, ColbySawyer College
Maura Mast, University of Massachusetts Boston
Eric Gaze, Bowdoin College
Panelists:
Jeff Bennett, Boulder. CO
Kay Somers, Moravian College
Eric Gaze,
Andrew Miller, Belmont University
Bernard Madison, University of Arkansas
Judith Moran, Trinity College
Maura Mast, 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAANSF Panel Discussion
National Science Foundation programs supporting learning, teaching, and the future workforce in the mathematical sciences.
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Panelists:
Jennifer Slimowitz Pearl, NSF Division of Mathematical Sciences
Richard Alo, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Robert Buckmire, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Lee Zia, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Student Hospitality/Information Center
Exhibit Hall B2, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
MAA Session on Integrating the Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013 in the College Mathematics Curriculum, I
Room 6C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ben Galluzzo, Shippensburg University bjgalluzzo@ship.edu

9:30 a.m.
Environmental Mathematics: The Unifying Theme in an Introduction to Scientific Computing Course.
Erin McNelis*, Western Carolina University
(1086H52789) 
9:50 a.m.
Supporting and Developing a Course to Save the World.
Jessica M. Libertini*, University of Rhode Island
(1086H52867) 
10:10 a.m.
Global Climate Destabilization: Optimal Opportunity for the Mathematics of Planet Earth.
Andrew E. Long*, Northern Kentucky University
(1086H52178) 
10:30 a.m.
Development of an undergraduate course in mathematics and climate.
Eric J Kostelich*, Arizona State University
(1086H52619)

9:30 a.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Department Liaisons Meeting
Marina Ballroom D, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Complexity of random functions of many variables.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Gerard Ben Arous*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(10866009) 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Using mathematics to better understand the Earth's climate.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Emily F. Shuckburgh*, British Antarctic Survey
(10868602) 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 12:15 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Come to the Grand Opening at 12:15 p.m.!
Exhibit Hall B1, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I
Free probability, Random matrices, and map enumeration, I.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Alice Guionnet*, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
(10866015) 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Industrial strength mathematics in academia.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Suzanne Weekes*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(1086A010) 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algorithmic Problems of Group Theory and Their Complexity, I
Room 15A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Delaram Kahrobaei, CUNY Graduate Center and New York College of Technology, City University of New York DKahrobaei@gc.cuny.edu
Vladimir Shpilrain, City College of New York and CUNY Graduate Center, City University of New York

2:15 p.m.
Logspace computations in graph products.
Volker Diekert*, University Stuttgart, Germany
(1086681027) 
2:45 p.m.
Relating the compressed word problem and the word search problem.
Markus Lohrey*, University of Leipzig
(108620429) 
3:15 p.m.
Complexity of Groebner  Shirshov rewriting systems.
Efim Zelmanov*, University of California  San Diego
(1086202457) 
4:15 p.m.
Approximation of Geodesics in Metabelian Groups.
Atefeh Mohajeri Moghaddam*, McGill University
Olga Kharlampovich, Hunter college, CUNY
(1086201527) 
4:45 p.m.
Distinguished equivalence classes of words in $F_2$.
Bobbe Cooper, University of Minnesota
Eric Rowland*, LaCIM, Université du Québec à Montréal
(108620640) 
5:15 p.m.
Some Consequences of the Solution to the Tarksi Problems.
Benjamin Fine*, Fairfield University
Anthony Gaglione, United States Naval Academy
Gerhard Rosenberger, University of Hamburg
Dennis Spellman, Temple University
(1086201701) 
5:45 p.m.
Algorithmic theory of free solvable groups: randomized computations.
Alexander Ushakov*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(1086201599) 
6:15 p.m.
A Secret Sharing Scheme Based on Group Presentations and the Word Problem.
Delaram Kahrobaei*, City University of New York, Graduate Center and NYCCT
Maggie Habeeb, California University in Pennsylvania
Vladimir Shpilrain, City College of New York and CUNY Graduate Center
(1086002022)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Celestial Mechanics, II
Room 31A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Gareth Roberts, College of the Holy Cross
Zhifu Xie, Virginia State University zxie@vsu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Mathematics and the mystery of "dark matter".
Donald G. Saari*, University of California, Irvine
(108670766) 
2:45 p.m.
New Variational methods on nbody problem of celestial mechanics.
Tiancheng Ouyang*, Brigham Young University
(1086491684) 
3:15 p.m.
Averaging theory for finding analytically periodic orbits for the 3body problem.
Elizabeth A Zollinger*, St. Joseph's College
(1086702108) 
3:45 p.m.
Solar System Formation and Coorbital Dynamics.
Samuel R Kaplan*, University of North Carolina Asheville
(108670590) 
4:15 p.m.
The Kepler Problem on the Heisenberg Group.
Corey Shanbrom*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(108670786) 
4:45 p.m.
The Rhomboidal SymmetricMass FourBody Problem.
Lennard F. Bakker*, Brigham Young University
Skyler C. Simmons, Brigham Young University
(1086701250) 
5:15 p.m.
The central configuration formed by two twisted regular polygons.
Xiang Yu*, Sichuan University, China
Shiqing Zhang, Sichuan University, China
(108670746) 
5:45 p.m.
Continua of central configurations with a negative mass in the $n$body problem.
John B Little*, College of the Holy Cross
(1086701447) 
6:15 p.m.
Generalized AlbouyChenciner equations for central configurations: a test case for methods from tropical geometry and fewnomial theory.
Marshall Hampton*, University of Minnesota Duluth
(1086701545)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 14A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
KueiNan Lin, University of California, Riverside linkuei@ucr.edu
Tai Ha, Tulane University

2:15 p.m.
Structure of certain conditional independence ideals.
Irena Swanson*, Reed College
Amelia Taylor, Colorado College
(1086131281) 
2:45 p.m.
Hypergraphs and Regularity of Squarefree Monomial Ideals.
KueiNuan Lin, University of California, Riveside
Jason McCullough*, Rider University
(1086131596) 
3:15 p.m.
Lech's Inequality.
Ananth Hariharan, University of Nebraska
Craig Huneke, University of Virginia
Javid Validashti*, University of Illinois
(1086132187) 
3:45 p.m.
Partitionable Simplicial Complexes.
Ben Richert*, California Polytechnic State University
(1086132210) 
4:15 p.m.
Stability of Syzygy Bundles.
Lawrence Ein, University of Illinois at Chicago
Robert Lazarsfeld, University of Michigan
Yusuf Mustopa*, Boston College
(1086141188) 
4:45 p.m.
Formulas for the generalized Hilbert Coefficients.
Yu Xie*, Georgia State University
(1086131530) 
5:15 p.m.
Generalizing the Borel property.
Christopher A Francisco*, Oklahoma State University
Jeffrey Mermin, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig, Oklahoma State University
(1086131504) 
5:45 p.m.
Colorings of simplicial complexes and vertex decomposability.
Jennifer Biermann*, Lakehead University
Christopher Francisco, Oklahoma State University
Huy Tai Hà, Tulane University
Adam Van Tuyl, Lakehead University
(1086132915) 
6:15 p.m.
High syzygy modules over complete intersections.
David Eisenbud*, UC Berkeley and MSRI
Irena Peeva, Cornell University
(108613910)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Complex Dynamics, II
Room 14B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Roland Roeder, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis rroeder@math.iupui.edu
Rodrigo Perez, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis

2:15 p.m.
Periodic Points in Towers of Finite Fields.
Michelle Manes*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Bianca Thompson, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(1086372460) 
2:45 p.m.
Primitive prime divisors in the critical orbit of $z^d+c$.
Holly Krieger*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1086301137) 
3:15 p.m.
NonArchimedean Dynamics and Degenerations of Complex Dynamical Systems.
Xander Faber*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Laura DeMarco, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1086372195) 
3:45 p.m.
Dynamics of Chebyshevtype maps on $\mathbb{P}^k$.
Joshua P Bowman*, Smith College
(1086371526) 
4:15 p.m.
$\lambda$lemma in $\mathbb C^2$ and its application to dynamics.
Tanya Firsova*, Stony Brook University
(1086372609) 
4:45 p.m.
Salem Numbers and Complex Surface Automorphisms.
Paul M. Reschke*, Univ. of Ill.Chicago
(108637617) 
5:15 p.m.
Superstable Manifolds of Invariant Circles and Codimension 1 Böttcher Functions.
Scott R. Kaschner*, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Roland K. W. Roeder, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
(108637600) 
5:45 p.m.
On automorphisms of blowups of $P^3$ or $P^2 \times P^1$.
Tuyen Trung Truong*, Department of Mathematics, Syracuse University
(108637845) 
6:15 p.m.
Postcritically finite rational mappings of $\overline{\mathcal{M}_{0,n}}$ arising from Thurston's Theorem.
Sarah Koch, Harvard University
Roland Roeder*, IUPUI
(1086371095)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #4: Part A
Experiments in circle packing.
Room 29D, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Ken Stephenson, University of Tennessee
G. Brock Williams, Texas Tech University 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Graph Theory, II
Room 16B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Andre Kundgen, California State University, San Marcos akundgen@csusm.edu
Michael Pelsmajer, Illinois Institute of Technology
Douglas West, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign

2:15 p.m.
EquiDistance Partitions in Graphs.
K. Brooks Reid*, California State University San Marcos
(1086051267) 
2:45 p.m.
A refinement of the CorrádiHajnal Theorem.
H. Kierstead, Arizona State University
A. Kostochka*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
E. Yeager, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1086051125) 
3:15 p.m.
On directed versions of the CorrádiHajnal Corollary.
Andrzej Czygrinow, Arizona State University
H. A. Kierstead*, Arizona State University
Theodore Molla, Arizona State University
(1086052079) 
3:45 p.m.
Codes with bounded distances, and their applications to distance graphs.
Sarah Anderson, Clemson University
JeongHyun Kang*, University of West Georgia
Hiren Maharaj, Clemson University
(1086052087) 
4:15 p.m.
Listcoloring on surfaces with varying listsizes.
Alice M. Dean, Skidmore College
Joan P. Hutchinson*, Macalester College
(1086051076) 
4:45 p.m.
Embedding a continuum in a surface.
R. Christian, Perth, Australia
R. B. Richter*, University of Waterloo
(1086051718) 
5:15 p.m.
Temporal Scale for Dynamic Graphs.
Hemanshu Kaul*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(1086052083) 
5:45 p.m.
Game matching number of graphs.
Daniel W. Cranston, Virginia Commonwealth University
William B. Kinnersley, Ryerson University
Suil O, College of William and Mary
Douglas B. West*, Zhejiang Normal University and University of Illinois
(1086051541)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Interplays Between Feynman Operational Calculus, Wiener and Feynman Integrals, Physics, and Analysis on Wiener Space, II
Room 32A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tepper Gill, Howard University
Lance Nielsen, Creighton University lnielsen@creighton.edu
Ian Pierce, St. Olaf College

2:15 p.m.
A change of scale formula for a function space integral on $C_{a,b}[0,T]$.
Byoung Soo Kim*, Seoul National University of Science and Technology
Bong Jin Kim, Daejin University
Il Yoo, Yonsei University
(108628700) 
2:45 p.m.
Results and Open Problems on Feynman's Operational Calculus.
Michel L Lapidus*, University of California, Riverside
(1086811338) 
3:15 p.m.
Feynman path integrals as infinite dimensional oscillatory integrals.
Sonia Mazzucchi*, CIRMFBK, Trento, Italy
(1086811028) 
3:45 p.m.
Explicit Quantum Controls.
Katherine A. Kime*, University of Nebraska Kearney
(108681520) 
4:15 p.m.
On the Feynman path integral with spin for nonrelativsitic quantum electrodynamics.
Wataru Ichinose*, Shinshu University, Japan
(10868187) 
4:45 p.m.
Geometry and Functional Integrals over Path Spaces.
Ambar Niel Sengupta*, Louisiana State University
(1086581650) 
5:15 p.m.
The Correct Hilbert Space for Feynman's Formulation of Quantum Theory.
Tepper L Gill*, Professor, Howard University
(108681895) 
5:45 p.m.
Phase space Feynman path integrals with smooth functional derivatives by time slicing approximation.
Naoto Kumanogo*, Kogakuin University
(10863562)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Lie Algebras, Algebraic Transformation Groups, and Representation Theory, I
Room 17A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Andrew Douglas, City University of New York afdouglas@gmail.com
Alistair Savage, University of Ottawa
Bart Van Steirteghem, City University of New York

2:15 p.m.
Prehomogeneous vector spaces and number theory.
Gautam Chinta*, CCNY
(1086111539) 
2:45 p.m.
On reductive automorphism groups of regular embeddings.
Guido Pezzini*, Universität ErlangenNürnberg
(1086141223) 
3:15 p.m.
Invariant polynomial functions on tensors under the action of a product of orthogonal groups.
Lauren Kelly Williams*, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
(1086221175) 
3:45 p.m.
On $GL_n$ to $GL_{n2}$ Branching Multiplicity Spaces.
Sangjib Kim, The University of Queensland
Victor Protsak*, State University of New York at Oswego
(108620226) 
4:15 p.m.
Limit Poisson structures and Richardson varieties.
Sam Evens*, University of Notre Dame
(1086221401) 
4:45 p.m.
Springer varieties, Hessenberg varieties, and poset pinball.
Julianna Tymoczko*, Smith College
(1086142852) 
5:15 p.m.
A uniform combinatorial model for KirillovReshetikhin crystals and specialized Macdonald polynomials.
Cristian Lenart, SUNY Albany
Satoshi Naito, Technical Institute of Technology, Tokyo
Daisuke Sagaki, Tsukuba University
Anne Schilling*, UC Davis
Mark Shimozono, Virginia Tech
(108620797) 
5:45 p.m.
A combinatorial description of the affine GindikinKarpelevich formula of type $A_n^{(1)}$.
SeokJin Kang, Seoul National University
KyuHwan Lee, University of Connecticut
Hansol Ryu, Seoul National University
Ben Salisbury*, The City College of New York
(108617725) 
6:15 p.m.
Demazure operators, Whittaker functions and unique functionals.
Daniel Bump*, Stanford
(1086221531)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Manifolds with Special Holonomy and Generalized Geometries, II
Room 30D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sema Salur, University of Rochester semasalur@gmail.com
Albert James Todd, University of California, Riverside
Yat Sun Poon, University of California, Riverside

2:15 p.m.
Recent results on GromovHausdorff limits of CalabiYau manifolds.
Mark Gross*, UCSD
Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern University
Yuguang Zhang, Capital Normal University, Beijing
(1086531061) 
3:15 p.m.
Holomorphic Poisson cohomology and generalized complex geometry.
Daniele Grandini*, University of New Mexico
(1086531557) 
3:45 p.m.
Aspects of type change in generalized complex geometry.
Michael Bailey*, CIRGET/UQAM
(1086531353) 
4:15 p.m.
Generalized almost contact structures and generalized Sasakian structures.
Ken'ichi Sekiya*, Kawasaki city, Kanagawa, Japan
(108653951) 
4:45 p.m.
The Join Construction and Extremal Sasakian Geometry.
Charles P Boyer*, University of New Mexico
(1086531479) 
5:15 p.m.
Jacobi Structures on Contact Quotients.
Fatima Mahmood*, University of Rochester
(1086532023)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical and Numerical Analysis of Nonlocal Problems, II
Room 31B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Qiang Du, Pennsylvania State University
Tadele Mengesha, Pennsylvania State University mengesha@math.psu.edu

2:15 p.m.
A Glimpse of NonGaussian Stochastic Dynamics.
Jinqiao Duan*, Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics
(1086601284) 
2:45 p.m.
Extensions of variational methods to nonlocal functionals.
Mikil Foss, University of NebraskaLincoln
Joe Geisbauer*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1086491145) 
3:15 p.m.
A Posteriori Error Analysis of Finite Element Methods for Linear Nonlocal Diffusion and Peridynamic Models.
Qiang Du, Pennsylvania State University
Lili Ju*, University of South Carolina
Li Tian, Pennsylvania State University
Kun Zhou, Pennsylvania State University
(108665815) 
3:45 p.m.
Nonlocal calculus and its applications to nonlocal models.
Qiang Du*, Pennsylvania State University
(1086491418) 
4:15 p.m.
Peridigm: A New Paradigm in Computational Peridynamics.
Michael L Parks*, Sandia National Laboratories
David J Littlewood, Sandia National Laboratories
John A Mitchell, Sandia National Laboratories
Stewart A Silling, Sandia National Laboratories
(1086651386) 
4:45 p.m.
A PDE approach to fractional difussion: a priori and a posteriori error analysis.
Abner J. Salgado*, University of Maryland
(108665465)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Social Interactions, II
Room 8, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jeff Suzuki, Brooklyn College jeff_suzuki@yahoo.com

2:15 p.m.
The effects of sacred value networks within an evolutionary, adversarial game.
Scott G McCalla*, University of California, Los Angeles
P J Brantingham, University of California, Los Angeles
M B Short, University of California, Los Angeles
(1086911969) 
2:45 p.m.
Synchronization of Schools of Fish.
Baldvin Einarsson*, Center for Complex and Nonlinear Science
Bjorn Birnir, UC Santa Barbara
Luis L. Bonilla, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
(108670861) 
3:15 p.m.
A GameTheoretic Approach to Manipulation.
Candace A. Ohm*, Florida State University
(108691857) 
3:45 p.m.
The Mathematical Foundations Of Religion and Ethics
Salilesh Mukhopadhyay*, Feasible Solution LLC
(108603347)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Integrable Systems, II
Room 30E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jennifer Gorsky, University of San Diego jgorsky@sandiego.edu
Alex Himonas, University of Notre Dame

2:15 p.m.
Analysis of the $b$family equation.
Katelyn J Grayshan*, University of Notre Dame
(108635187) 
2:45 p.m.
Wellposedness and breakdown of solutions of an asymptotic equation for liquid crystals.
Feride Tiglay*, Visiting Assistant Professor/Purdue University
(1086351938) 
3:15 p.m.
Stability of traveling waves in two water wave models.
Milena Stanislavova*, University of Kansas
(1086351340) 
3:45 p.m.
Continuation of weak solutions of systems of conservation laws.
Michael Sever*, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
(10863540) 
4:15 p.m.
On wellposedness and small data global existence for a damped free boundary fluidstructure model.
Mihaela Ignatova*, Stanford University
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California
Irena Lasiecka, University of Virginia
Amjad Tuffaha, The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi, UAE
(1086352206) 
4:45 p.m.
Drosophila Jet Lag.
Milica Miko Vesovic*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Hassan FathallahShaykh, University of Alabma at Birmingham
Jerry Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1086341781) 
5:15 p.m.
Stress wave propagation in onedimensional Goupillaudtype layered elastic media with applications to optimization, resonance and impact problems.
Ani P. Velo*, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of San Diego
George A. Gazonas, US Army Research Laboratory
(1086391814) 
5:45 p.m.
Discussion 
6:15 p.m.
Existence of Nodal solutions for Neumann nonlinear differential equations driven by pLaplacian equations.
Michael E Filippakis*, Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus, Greece,
Nikolaos S. Papageorgiou, NTUA, Greece
(1086352615)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonstandard FiniteDifference Discretizations and Nonlinear Oscillations (in honor of Ronald Mickens' 70th Birthday), I
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ron Buckmire, Occidental College ron@oxy.edu
Abba Gumel, University of Manitoba
Talitha Washington, Howard University

2:15 p.m.
Dynamicallyconsistent NSFD Schemes for Epidemic Models.
Abba B. Gumel*, University of Manitoba
(108639801) 
2:45 p.m.
NSFD schemes on twodimensional LotkaVolterra competition model and $SIS$ and $SIR$ epidemic models.
LihIng W Roeger*, Texas Tech University
(108639510) 
3:15 p.m.
Truly Nonlinear Oscillators: from their Mathematical Models, the Methods for their Quantitative Investigations to the Phenomena Associated with their Behaviour.
Ivana Kovacic*, Department of Mechanics, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
(108670678) 
3:45 p.m.
Diffusion versus cross diffusion in Biosciences: challenges in designing nonstandard finite difference schemes.
Jean MS Lubuma*, University of Pretoria
Ronald E Mickens, Clark Atlanta University
(108665893) 
4:15 p.m.
Dynamicalsystems insights into migration.
Timothy C Reluga*, Penn State University
Allison K. Shaw, Australian National University
(108692849) 
4:45 p.m.
Discussion

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Number Theory and Geometry, II
Room 15B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jordan Ellenberg, University of Wisconsin, Madison ellenber@math.wisc.edu
Akshay Venkatesh, Stanford University

2:15 p.m.
Witt vectors, lambdarings, and absolute algebraic geometry.
James M Borger*, Australian National University
(1086111703) 
2:45 p.m.
Abelian varieties with big monodromy.
David ZureickBrown*, Emory University
David Zywina, Queen's University
(1086111790) 
3:15 p.m.
Jumping ranks in families of elliptic surfaces.
Chris Hall*, University of Wyoming
Jordan S. Ellenberg, University of Wisconsin
Emmanuel Kowalski, ETH Zurich
(1086112720) 
3:45 p.m.
Genus one curves and BrauerSeveri varieties.
Wei Ho*, Columbia University
Aise Johan de Jong, Columbia University
(108611937) 
4:15 p.m.
Quadric surface bundles and quaternion algebras.
Asher Auel*, Courant Insitute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
R. Parimala, Emory University
V. Suresh, Emory University
(1086141135) 
4:45 p.m.
Dynamical Degree and Arithmetic Entropy for Rational Maps.
Joseph H Silverman*, Brown University
(1086111436) 
5:15 p.m.
Geodesic lengths of arithmetic manifolds.
JeanFrancois Lafont, The Ohio State
D. B. McReynolds*, Purdue University
(1086572089)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Analysis of Stochastic Differential Equations and Stochastic Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 32B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Edward Allen, Texas Tech University
Armando Arciniega, The University of Texas at San Antonio Armando.Arciniega@utsa.edu
Gangaram Ladde, University of South Florida
Sivapragasam Sathananthan, Tennessee State University

2:15 p.m.
A stochastic model for transmission, extinction and outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in cattle as affected by ambient temperature and pathogen cleaning practices.
Xueying Wang*, Texas A&M University
Raju Gautam, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University
Pablo J. Pinedo, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University
Renata Ivanek, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M University
Linda J. S. Allen, Texas Tech University
(10866081) 
2:45 p.m.
PDE model, stochastic volatility and transaction costs.
Indranil SenGupta*, North Dakota State University
Maria C. Mariani, University of TexasEl Paso
Ionut Florescu, Stevens Institute of Technology
(108635319) 
3:15 p.m.
Multidimensional Stochastic Singular Control Via Dynkin Game and Dirichlet Form.
Yipeng Yang*, University of MissouriColumbia
(108660381) 
3:45 p.m.
Regularization and Stabilization of Hybrid Diffusion System.
Guangliang Zhao*, Wayne State University
(108660537) 
4:15 p.m.
Randomly Switching Stochastic Liénard Equations with Twotime Scales.
G. Yin, Wayne State University
Yousef A. Talafha*, Wayne State University
F. Xi, Beijing Institute of Technology, PRC
(108660722) 
4:45 p.m.
SmoluchowskiKramers Approximation for Multidimensional systems.
Scott A Hottovy*, University of Arizona
(1086601048) 
5:15 p.m.
Large deviations via almost sure CLT for functionals of Markov processes.
Adina Oprisan*, Barry University
(1086601551) 
5:45 p.m.
Stochastic Modeling of Parasites in Host Populations.
Armando Arciniega*, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Michael Broome, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Gabby Prieto, The University of Texas at San Antonio
(1086601837)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #12: Part A
Teaching an applied topology course.
Room 30A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Colin Adams, Williams College
Robert Franzosa, University of Maine 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #14: Part A
Teaching introductory statistics (for instructors new to teaching intro stats).
Room 29C, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Michael Posner, Villanova University
Carolyn Cuff, Westminster College 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Tropical Geometry, II
Room 16A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Florian Block, University of Warwick
Melody Chan, University of California, Berkeley mtchan@math.berkeley.edu

2:15 p.m.
Tropical complexes.
Dustin Cartwright*, Yale University
(1086142387) 
2:45 p.m.
The tropical Stiefel map and hyperplane arrangements.
Alex Fink*, North Carolina State University
Felipe Rincon, University of Warwick
(1086051538) 
3:15 p.m.
Limits of tropicalizations.
Tyler Foster, Yale University
Philipp Gross, University of Duesseldorf
Sam Payne*, Yale University
(1086141915) 
3:45 p.m.
The tropical Laplacian.
June Huh*, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
(1086141547) 
4:15 p.m.
Tropical Severi Varieties and Applications.
Jihyeon Jessie Yang*, McMaster University
(1086141751) 
4:45 p.m.
The generalized order map, and $k$convexity of the (co)amoeba complement components.
Mounir Nisse*, Texas A&M University
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University
(108614604) 
5:15 p.m.
NonArchimedean Tropical Discriminants.
Korben Allen Rusek*, Texas A&M Univesity
(1086142944) 
5:45 p.m.
Discussion

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.6:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Water Waves, Tsunamis, and Extreme Waves, I
Room 9, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Walter Craig, McMaster University, Canada
Philippe Guyenne, University of Delaware
David Nicholls, University of Illinois, Chicago nicholls@math.uic.edu

2:15 p.m.
On the finitetime splash and splat singularities for the 3D freesurface Euler equations.
Steve Shkoller*, UC Davis
(1086352161) 
2:45 p.m.
Recovering the Waterwave Surface from Pressure Measurements.
Katie L Oliveras*, Seattle University
Vishal Vasan, Pennsylvania State University
Bernard Deconinck, University of Washington
Diane Henderson, Pennsylvania State University
(108676820) 
3:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED:Dynamical Criteria for Rogue Waves in Nonlinear Schrodinger Models.
Constance M Schober*, University of Central Florida
Annalisa Calini, College of Charleston
(1086352811) 
3:45 p.m.
Dispersion in shallow water.
John D Carter*, Seattle University
Harvey Segur, University of Colorado at Boulder
David George, U.S. Geological Survey Cascades Volcano Observatory
(1086762402) 
4:15 p.m.
Scattering and total reflection for oblique waves in a twolayer fluid.
Peter Zhevandrov*, Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, University of Michoacan
María Isabel Romero Rodríguez, Faculty of Engineering, University of La Sabana
(1086761046) 
4:45 p.m.
TimePeriodic and Traveling Waves in Interfacial Fluid Dynamics.
David M. Ambrose*, Drexel University, Department of Mathematics
(1086351869) 
5:15 p.m.
Curvature singularities on the surface of water waves.
Gregory R. Baker*, The Ohio State University
Chao Xie, The Ohio State University
JeongSook Im, University of Nottingham, UK
(1086761910) 
5:45 p.m.
Coupling between internal and surface waves in a twolayers fluid.
Catherine Sulem*, University of Toronto
(1086761731) 
6:15 p.m.
Steady water waves with compactly supported vorticity.
Samuel Walsh*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(1086351277)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on the Mathematics of Computation: Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, and Applications, I
Room 31C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Susanne C. Brenner, Louisiana State University brenner@math.lsu.edu
ChiWang Shu, Brown University

2:15 p.m.
New phasefield models and energy stable numerical schemes for multiphase flows with different densities.
Jie Shen*, Purdue University
(108665390) 
2:45 p.m.
A Finite Element Method for the Total Variation Flow without Regularization.
Abner J Salgado*, Department of Mathematics University of Maryland
(108665383) 
3:15 p.m.
A Quadratic $C^0$ Interior Penalty Method for an Elliptic Optimal Control Problem with State Constraints.
Susanne C. Brenner, Louisiana State University
Liyeng Sung, Louisiana State University
Yi Zhang*, Louisiana State University
(1086651431) 
3:45 p.m.
Improved Alternating Direction Methods for Numerical Optimization.
Thomas A Goldstein*, Rice University
(1086651689) 
4:15 p.m.
Maximumprinciplesatisfying second order discontinuous Galerkin schemes for convectiondiffusion equations on triangular meshes.
Yifan Zhang*, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University
Xiangxiong Zhang, Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
ChiWang Shu, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University
(1086651635) 
4:45 p.m.
A coupled finite volume and discontinuous Galerkin method for convectiondiffusion problems.
Xin Yang*, Rice University
(1086651357) 
5:15 p.m.
Convergence of goaloriented adaptive finite element methods for semilinear problems.
Sara N Pollock*, University of California, San Diego
(1086651414) 
5:45 p.m.
A posteriori estimation of hierarchical type for the Schrödinger operator with inverse square potential on graded meshes.
Jeffrey S Ovall*, University of Kentucky
Hengguang Li, Wayne State University
(1086652287)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Session on Computational Modeling in the Undergraduate Curriculum
Room 7A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Kurt Matthew Bryan, RoseHulman Institute of Technology bryan@rosehulman.edu
Joseph Eichholz, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Jeffrey Leader, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

2:15 p.m.
Use of 3D Modeling Software in Undergraduate Math and Science Courses: Lessons Learned From Implementation Research.
Erica Slate Young*, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Jack Bookman, Duke University
(1086D52409) 
2:35 p.m.
Design and Build of an Open Canoe: A Natural Path to Computation.
D Scott Dillery*, Lindsey Wilson College
(1086D51229) 
2:55 p.m.
Analyzing the Bald Eagle Population: Difficulties and Successes.
Gabriella Marie Muscat*, Adelphi University
Salvatore P Giunta, Adelphi University
(1086D51128) 
3:15 p.m.
A Modeling Approach for First Semester Calculus.
Joy L. Becker*, Wartburg College
Brian J. Birgen, Wartburg College
(1086D5870) 
3:35 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Approximating the Mass, Volume, CrossSectional Areas, Surface Areas and Trajectories of Projectiles.
Paul R Bouthellier*, University of PittsburghTitusville
(1086D5151) 
3:55 p.m.
Empowering Decision Makers Through Technology.
William P. Fox*, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, Ca 93943
(1086D5578) 
4:15 p.m.
Modeling and Evaluation Strategy in Undergraduate Calculus Curriculum.
Khairul Islam*, Eastern Michigan University
(1086D51561) 
4:35 p.m.
Student Projects using Microphones and the FFT.
Phil Gustafson*, Colorado Mesa University
(1086D5785) 
4:55 p.m.
Some Class Activities of Digital Processing Using Mathematica and MathCAD.
Daniel G Kim*, Southern Oregon University
Sungsook Kim, Pai Chai University
(1086D52053) 
5:15 p.m.
Introducing the Split Step Fourier Method with MATLAB.
Pablo Ulises Suarez*, Delaware State University
(1086D5357)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Difference Equations, Dynamical Systems, and Applications
Room 19, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

2:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Existence Results for Some Singular Difference Equations.
Toka Diagana*, Howard University
Martin Arienmughare, Howard University
(108639803) 
2:30 p.m.
Recurrent Solutions to Systems of Difference Equations.
Zhivko S. Athanassov*, Institute of Mathematics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(108639395) 
2:45 p.m.
Numerical Solution and Convergence of the Difference Scheme for InitialBoundary Value Problem to One Nonlinear Parabolic Equation.
Mikheil Tutberidze*, Ilia State University
George Katsia, Delta Systems ltd.
Soso Pipia, Delta Systems ltd.
(1086391857) 
3:00 p.m.
Periodic Dynamical Systems of Population Models and Enveloping Functions.
Justin Wright*, North Carolina State University
(108639521) 
3:15 p.m.
Learning Cycles in Hopfieldtype Networks with Delayed Coupling.
Chuan Zhang*, Department of Mathematics at Colorado State University
Gerhard Dangelmayr, Department of Mathematics at Colorado State University
Iuliana Oprea, Department of Mathematics at Colorado State University
(1086391665) 
3:30 p.m.
Analysis of a Nonlinear Difference Equation Model.
N Josephy, Bentley University
M Predescu*, Bentley University
S Woolford, Bentley University
(1086391916) 
3:45 p.m.
Reverse Engineering of the Unfolded Protein Response Network using Polynomial Dynamical Systems.
Danilo R. Diedrichs*, Wheaton College
(1086372025) 
4:00 p.m.
Numerical Methods for Delay Differential Equations with Application to Biology.
Ibrahim Oumar Diakite*, University of Texas at Arlington
Benito Chen Charpentier, University of Texas at Arlington
(1086371774) 
4:15 p.m.
Timescale Lyapunov functions for Incentive Dynamics on Riemannian Geometries.
Dashiell E. A. Fryer*, Pomona College
Marc Harper, UCLA
(108637546) 
4:30 p.m.
Antidiffusion lattice differential equations with quadratic nonlinearity.
Maila Capuno Brucal Hallare*, Thomas Nelson Community College
(1086372651) 
4:45 p.m.
Competing Interactions and Traveling Wave Solutions in Lattice Differential Equations.
Erik S. Van Vleck, University of Kansas
Aijun Zhang*, University of Kansas
(108639584) 
5:00 p.m.
On 3Periodic Orbits of Polygonal Outer Billiards in The Hyperbolic Plane.
Filiz Dogru*, Grand Valley State University, Allendale MI
Daniel Hast, University of Michigan
Neil DeBoer, Michigan State University
(108637752) 
5:15 p.m.
Laminations from the Cubioid.
Alexander Blokh, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Lex Oversteegen, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ross Ptacek*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Vladlen Timorin, Higher School of Economics
(1086372777) 
5:30 p.m.
Identity Return Triangles For Cubic Laminations.
David J Cosper*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1086372006) 
5:45 p.m.
Haar Measures of $p$adic Julia Sets.
Joanna M. Furno*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1086372282) 
6:00 p.m.
Multiple solutions to second order symmetric boundary value problems: equivariant degree approach.
My Linh Nguyen*, University of Texas at Dallas
(1086342956)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis and Operator Theory, II
Room 30C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

2:15 p.m.
On KSGNStype theorem for representations in Hilbert O*modules.
Alexander A. Katz*, St. John's University, NY
(1086461126) 
2:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Coisometric Extensions of Completely Contractive Covariant Representations.
Travis Wolf*, University of Iowa
(1086471512) 
2:45 p.m.
Diractype operators in noncommutative geometry.
Branimir Cacic*, California Institute of Technology
(1086581898) 
3:00 p.m.
On Kadison Transitivity Theorem for real locally C*algebras.
Alexander A. Katz, St. John's University, NY, USA
Oleg Friedman*, Lander College for Men Touro College, USA/UNISA, RSA
(1086461631) 
3:15 p.m.
An Isomorphism Between the Ranges of Two Representations.
Rod Freed*, California State University at Dominguez Hills
(108647724) 
3:30 p.m.
Extreme points of some noncommutative convex sets.
Craig Kleski*, University of Virginia
(1086472645) 
3:45 p.m.
Unital Dilations of Completely Positive Semigroups.
David Gaebler*, University of Iowa
(108647601) 
4:00 p.m.
Variational Inequalities for Perturbations of Maximal Monotone Operators in Reflexive Banach Spaces.
Teffera M. Asfaw*, University of South Florida
Athanassios G. Kartsatos, University of South Florida
(108646593) 
4:15 p.m.
The DunfordPettis Property of Tensor Product Spaces.
Ioana Ghenciu*, University of WisconsinRiver Falls
(108646454) 
4:30 p.m.
On the Extension of the BishopPhelpsBollobás Theorem.
Antonio J. Guirao, IUMPA, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia
Olena Kozhushkina*, Kent State University
(1086462838) 
4:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Restrictions of Composition Operators to Invariant Subspaces.
Derek A Thompson*, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
(108647860) 
5:00 p.m.
omposition Operators between Weighted Bergman and $S^{p}$ Spaces.
Waleed K. AlRawashdeh*, Montana Tech
(1086461360) 
5:15 p.m.
Commutants of composition operators on the Hardy space.
James Carter*, IUPUI
(1086471316)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Geometric Measure Theory and Harmonic Analysis
Room 30B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

2:15 p.m.
Global Regularity Results for 2D Magnetohydrodynamic Equations.
Dipendra Regmi*, Oklahoma State University
(108635735) 
2:30 p.m.
Comparison Theorem for Negatively Curved SubRiemannian Manifolds.
Fabrice Baudoin, Purdue University
Michel Bonnefont, Institut de Mathématiques de Bordeaux
Nicola Garofalo, Purdue University
Isidro H Munive Lima*, Purdue University
(1086351736) 
2:45 p.m.
CurvatureDimension Inequalities and Ricci Lower Bounds for Contact Manifolds.
Fabrice Baudoin, Purdue University
Jing Wang*, Purdue University
(108635514) 
3:00 p.m.
Weighted multiparameter Hardy spaces associated with Zygmund dilations.
Yayuan Xiao*, Wayne State University
(108643439) 
3:15 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of positive harmonic functions in certain unbounded domains.
Koushik Ramachandran*, Purdue University
(1086311754) 
3:30 p.m.
Green's function for second order parabolic systems with Neumann boundary condition.
Jongkeun Choi*, Yonsei University
Seick Kim, Yonsei University
(108635110) 
3:45 p.m.
The $L^p$ Regularity Problem for the Stokes System on Lipschitz Domains.
Joel Kilty*, Centre College
Jun Geng, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(108635100) 
4:00 p.m.
Identification Problem for the Damped Nonlinear KleinGordon Equation.
Qinghua Luo*, Marian University
(1086352701) 
4:15 p.m.
HopfCole Type Transformations for a Viscous Burgers Equation.
Danny Arrigo*, University of Central Arkansas
Brandon Ashley, University of Central Arkansas
Thomas Deatherage, University of Central Arkansas
(1086352571) 
4:30 p.m.
Nondivergence form elliptic obstacle problem with VMO principal coefficients.
Kubrom Teka*, State University of New York at Oswego
Ivan Blank, Kansas State University
(1086351508) 
4:45 p.m.
Logarithmically SuperCritical Case in Boussinesq Equations and its Generalization.
Lizheng Tao*, Oklahoma State University
(1086352891) 
5:00 p.m.
On the Dimension of a Certain Measure Arising From a PDE.
Murat Akman*, University of Kentuck
John L. Lewis, University of Kentucky
(1086352398) 
5:15 p.m.
Zeros of random reinhardt polynomials in $\mathbb{C}^{m+1}$.
Arash Karami*, Johns Hopkins University
(1086321331) 
5:30 p.m.
Extensions of $L^d$Loewner Chains to Higher Dimensions.
Hidetaka Hamada, Kyushu Sangyo University
Gabriela Kohr, BabeşBolyai University
Jerry R. Muir, Jr.*, University of Scranton
(1086322699) 
5:45 p.m.
Functions operating on sparse positive definite matrices encoded by graphs.
Dominique Guillot*, Stanford University
Apoorva Khare, Stanford University
Bala Rajaratnam, Stanford University
(1086152207) 
6:00 p.m.
Representation of $K$Isotropic Harmonizable Random Fields and Completely Bounded Multilinear Forms.
M. M. Rao, University of California at Riverside
Bertram M. Schreiber*, Wayne State University
(1086601671)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Ideas for Courses in the First Two Years, II
Room 5A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Andrew Granville Bennett, Kansas State University bennett@math.ksu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Visually Verifying Homework Problems in Multivariable Calculus.
Paul E Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
(1086H11439) 
2:35 p.m.
An Innovative Course for Teaching Topics from Calculus III and Linear Algebra for Computer ScienceRelated Majors Utilizing GameProgramming Applications.
Scott A Stevens*, Champlain College
(1086H176) 
2:55 p.m.
An Online Discussion Forum for Calculus Students.
Eve Torrence*, RandolphMacon College
(1086H12357) 
3:15 p.m.
Emphasizing Core Calculus Concepts Using Biomedical Applications to Engage, Mentor and Retain STEM Students.
Marilyn A. Reba*, Clemson University
Taufiquar Khan, Clemson University
Ellen Breazel, Clemson University
John DesJardin, Clemson University
Irina Viktorova, Clemson University
(1086H12114) 
3:35 p.m.
Flipping Calculus.
Larissa B Schroeder*, University of Hartford
Mako Haruta, University of Hartford
Jean McGivneyBurelle, University of Hartford
Fei Xue, University of Hartford
John Williams, University of Hartford
(1086H11354) 
3:55 p.m.
Single Variable Calculus Revisited.
Maria Terrell*, Cornell University
Peter Lax, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences New York University
(1086H11728) 
4:15 p.m.
Changing Perspectives on Changing Coordinates.
Itai Seggev*, Wolfram Research
(1086H11890) 
4:35 p.m.
Stressing Physics Content in a Multivariable Calculus Class.
Jeffrey W. Clark*, Elon University
(1086H1143) 
4:55 p.m.
Back to the Future.
Poul G. Hjorth*, Technical University of Denmark
Steen Markvorsen, Technical University of Denmark
Karsten Schmidt, Technical University of Denmark
(1086H12217)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.4:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Integrating the Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013 in the College Mathematics Curriculum, II
Room 6C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ben Galluzzo, Shippensburg University bjgalluzzo@ship.edu

2:15 p.m.
Environmental Mathematics via the Visual, Qualitative and Computational.
Ben Fusaro*, Florida State University
(1086H52650) 
2:35 p.m.
Earthquakes, Weatherquakes and Logicquakes in the College Mathematics Curriculum.
Martin E. Walter*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(1086H51178) 
2:55 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Seeing the World Differently: Mapping the Earth's Terrain with Elavation Angles and Why it Matters.
Michael A Brilleslyper*, U. S. Air Force Academy
(1086H51393) 
3:15 p.m.
Crop Rotation Modeling to Meet A Sustainable Water Yield.
Katie Fowler*, Clarkson University
(1086H51117) 
3:35 p.m.
Some Mathematics of Nonrenewable Resources: From Arithmetic to Optimal Control Theory.
Michael Olinick*, Middlebury College
(1086H5885) 
3:55 p.m.
Modeling TOMS (NASA) data to predict the depletion of the ozone layer for various latitudes of the earth.
Dan Seth*, West Texas A&M University
(1086H5458) 
4:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Conceptual climate models and the undergraduate curriculum.
James A. Walsh*, Oberlin College
(1086H5104) 
4:35 p.m.
Arctic Sea Ice Extent: A Qualitative Literacy Project and an Entry Point for Environmental Mathematics.
William C Bauldry*, Appalachian State University
(1086H51927)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Logic and Finite Mathematics
Room 13, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

2:15 p.m.
Combinatorics at $\aleph_{\omega+1}$ in Prikrytype extensions.
Ryan Holben*, University of California, Irvine
(1086032225) 
2:30 p.m.
My strategy versus Kurt Gödel's strategy To the solution of Hilbert second problem.
J. Kuodo Huang*, The Association for International Uncertainty Computing
(1086681245) 
2:45 p.m.
Computable categoricity for quasiminimalexcellent classes.
Jesse W Johnson*, University of Notre Dame
(108603884) 
3:00 p.m.
A computational approach to complete differential varieties (by way of model theory).
William D. Simmons*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1086032302) 
3:15 p.m.
Coding sets in abelian $p$groups.
Steven M. VanDenDriessche*, University of Notre Dame
(1086032349) 
3:30 p.m.
Families of ultrafilters, and homomorphisms on infinite direct product algebras.
George M. Bergman*, University of California, Berkeley
(1086032568) 
3:45 p.m.
The Solution to the 3Variable Frobenius Number Problem.
Mayla R Boguslav*, Columbia University and Auburn University
Overtoun Jenda, Auburn University
(1086652636) 
4:00 p.m.
Generating algebraic terms by evolutionary computation.
David M. Clark*, State University of New York at New Paltz
(108608621) 
4:15 p.m.
Simplifying Knuth Cubical Arrays for Semifields.
Kelly C Aman*, University of Texas at Arlington
(1086172091) 
4:30 p.m.
Gauss Composition and Bhargava Cubes.
Vijay Madhukar Patankar, Indian Statistical Institute
Arun Kumar Kuchibhotla*, Indian Statistical Institute
(1086062185) 
4:45 p.m.
Row reducing the Matrix of $m$Generalized Combinations.
Ji Young Choi*, Shippensburg University of PA
Doug Ensley, Shippensburg University
(1086052333) 
5:00 p.m.
Rings and Covered Groups II.
G. Alan Cannon, Southeastern Louisiana University
Lucyna Kabza*, Southeastern Louisiana University
C. J. Maxson, Texas A&M University
Kent M. Neuerburg, LA
(1086081766) 
5:15 p.m.
$\Gamma$species and the enumeration of $k$trees.
Andrew GainerDewar*, Carleton College
(1086052147) 
5:30 p.m.
3D floor planning and tree representations.
Paul Horn*, Harvard University
Gabor Lippner, Harvard University
(1086052757) 
5:45 p.m.
On the fixedparameter tractability of Lattice Cut with applications to network security.
Robert Erbacher, Army Research Lab
Trent Jaeger, Penn State University
Nirupama Talele, Penn State University
Jason Teutsch*, Penn State University
(108668824)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Calculus
Room 11B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Stephen Kokoska, Bloomsburg University
Michael Boardman, Pacific University

2:15 p.m.
What it takes for a student today to be successful in calculus?
Paul Sisson*, Louisiana State University  Shreveport
(1086VB2962) 
2:30 p.m.
Oral Reviews in Calculus.
Dylan W Helliwell*, Seattle University
(1086VB2729) 
2:45 p.m.
Writing to learn in first semester calculus.
Chad Awtrey*, Elon University
(1086VB2156) 
3:00 p.m.
Improving Calculus learning through Boot camp and Study Hall.
Lipika Deka, California State UniversityMonterey Bay
Gabriela Stanica*, California State UniversityMonterey Bay
(1086VB2914) 
3:15 p.m.
The Effects of GSPBased Applets on Students' Understanding of Graphical Calculus Concepts.
Dov Zazkis*, Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education (SDSU)
(1086VB2293) 
3:30 p.m.
The Impact of Arithmetic Skills on Success in Calculus II and III.
Alison Ahlgren*, University of Illinois
Marc Harper, UCLA
(1086VB398) 
3:45 p.m.
Restructuring Calculus 2, InsideOut and Backwards.
Janine M. Haugh*, University of North Carolina at Asheville
(1086VB2779) 
4:00 p.m.
Resequencing Calculus: An Early Multivariate Approach.
David Dwyer, University of Evansville
Mark Gruenwald, University of Evansville
Michael Axtell, University of St. Thomas
Nicholas Baeth, University of Central Missouri
Kenneth Luther, Valparaiso University
Joe Stickles*, Millikin University
(1086VB1011) 
4:15 p.m.
Development of an Online Multivariable Calculus Course for High School Students.
Samantha N Andrews*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Greg Mayer, Georgia Institute of Technology
Nathaniel Tindall, Georgia Institute of Technology
Daniel Connelly, Georgia Institute of Technology
Rui Hu, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1086VB2400) 
4:30 p.m.
Learning the Chain Rule Using the DOTI Method.
Steve M. Anglin*, Case Western Reserve University
(1086VB36) 
4:45 p.m.
New Curves from Old via Tangents.
Dragan Jankovic*, Cameron University
(1086VB2394) 
5:00 p.m.
The Development of the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus by Using the Limit Approach Only.
Jun Tao*, Tao Calculus Book Co.
(1086VB627) 
5:15 p.m.
A Dissection Proof of Leibniz's Series for $\pi/4$.
Mitsuo Kobayashi*, Cal Poly Pomona
(1086VB2411) 
5:30 p.m.
Convexity Conditions of EulerLagrange Equations in Optimization Problems.
Mara Aruguete, Lincoln University
Chelsey Stephenson*, Lincoln University
(1086VB687) 
5:45 p.m.
A project to evaluate the probability integral using Calculus II techniques.
Daniel C. Kemp*, South Dakota State University
(1086VB1433)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Mathematics and Technology, II
Room 5B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Ray Collings, Georgia Perimeter College

2:15 p.m.
Classroom practices which integrate a variety of technological and communication tools to improve student learning in a Finite Mathematics and Applied Calculus.
Jack Y Narayan*, State University of New York at Oswego
(1086VF277) 
2:30 p.m.
Using Graphs to Break Ciphers in Cryptography Using Maplets.
Neil Sigmon*, Radford University
Rick Klima, Appalachian State University
(1086VF354) 
2:45 p.m.
Geometry Playground v. 1.4.
Daniel J. Heath*, Pacific Lutheran University
(1086VF425) 
3:00 p.m.
Series TicTacToe.
Barbara Margolius*, Cleveland State University
(1086VF812) 
3:15 p.m.
Resurrecting Hinton's Tesseract: Using 3D Graphics to Emulate the FourDimensonal Models of Charles Howard Hinton.
Samuel Charles Herwood*, Adelphi University
(1086VF1382) 
3:30 p.m.
A Brief Tutorial on Building a "Flipped" Classroom.
Reza O Abbasian*, Texas Lutheran University
John T Sieben, Texas Lutheran University
(1086VF2336) 
3:45 p.m.
Effects of using tablets in lectures on student learning outcomes in mathematics courses.
Wei Wei*, Metropolitan State University
Zhi Qiao, Wells Fargo
(1086VF355) 
4:00 p.m.
A Mathematician's View of Educational Neuroscience: A Hunt for a Mathematical Genius.
Alexander Y Vaninsky*, City University of New York/Hostos Community College
(1086VF967)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Probability and Statistics, II
Room 33A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Fei Xing, University of Tennessee
Chuck Wessell, Gettysburg College

2:15 p.m.
Asymptotic Behavior of Bayesian Prediction Limits for the Poisson Distribution with an illustration from Tropical Storm Occurrences.
Valbona Bejleri*, University of DC
(1086VI2832) 
2:30 p.m.
Time to extinction in twosex branching processes.
George P Yanev*, The University of Texas  Pan American
David M Hull, Valparaiso University, USA
Manuel Mota, University of Extremadura, Spain
(1086VI2295) 
2:45 p.m.
A Bayesian Approach to Detecting Change Points in Climatic Records.
Eric Ruggieri*, Duquesne University
(1086VI1298) 
3:00 p.m.
Estimating the Intrinsic Dimension of HighDimensional Data Sets.
Anna V Little*, Jacksonville University
Mauro Maggioni, Duke University
Lorenzo Rosasco, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1086VI417) 
3:15 p.m.
Almost sure asymptotics for OrnsteinUhlenbeck processes of Poisson potential.
Fei Xing*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1086VI414) 
3:30 p.m.
A Cental Limit Theorem for Multivariate Strongly Mixing Random Fields.
Cristina Tone*, University of Louisville
(1086VI403) 
3:45 p.m.
Approximation of the Generalized Poisson Distribution.
Salam Md. Mahbubush Khan*, Alabama A&M University
(1086VI371) 
4:00 p.m.
Methods of nonparametric selection of the least dispersed of $k$ multivariate populations.
Jeremy F Entner*, Syracuse University
Pinyuen Chen, Syracuse University
(1086VI499) 
4:15 p.m.
Effect of Potomac River on Salinity in Chesapeake Bay.
Vitaliy S Shvetsov*, University of the District of Columbia
(1086VI2798) 
4:30 p.m.
On Functional CLT for reversible Markov chains with nonlinear growth of the variance of partial sums.
Martial Longla*, University of Cincinnati
Costel Peligrad, University of Cincinnati
Magda Peligrad, University of Cincinnati
(1086VI519) 
4:45 p.m.
Estimating the Probability of Accurate Phylogeny Reconstruction by Quartet Aggregation.
Jason Michael Calmes*, Tulane University
(1086VI2797) 
5:00 p.m.
Chebyshev and Markov's Inequalities.
Zengxiang Tong*, Otterbein University
(1086VI2383) 
5:15 p.m.
Testing Independence of Parallel Pseudorandom Number Streams: Incorporating the Data's Multivariate Nature.
Chester Ivan Ismay*, Arizona State University
Randall Eubank, Arizona State University
(1086VI2128) 
5:30 p.m.
A note on testing problem of equality of two covariance operators.
K Kaphle*, University of Maine at Fort Kent
F H Ruymgaart, Texas Tech University
G Gaines, Texas Tech University
(1086VI1906) 
5:45 p.m.
Statistical Analysis of Firm Interdependence Using Duration DataSemiparametric Approach.
Yuting Hsu*, Penn State Univerysity  Harrisburg
(1086VI1796)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Research in Graph Theory and Combinatorics, I
Room 33C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Josh Laison, Willamette University
Ron Taylor, Berry College

2:15 p.m.
Vexillary Permutations.
Max A Gross*, University of Maryland, College Park
Nicole Marsaglia, University of Oregon
(1086VN531) 
2:30 p.m.
UpDown Sequences: Inversions, Coinversions, and the Sum of the Major Indices.
Ralph P. Grimaldi*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1086VN1078) 
2:45 p.m.
Counting consecutive patterns in updown permutations using the maximum packing number.
A. Scott Duane*, University of California, San Diego
Jeff Remmel, University of California, San Diego
(1086VN2768) 
3:00 p.m.
Total Domination on the Triangular Honeycomb Chessboard.
Taylor Kindred*, Kennesaw State University
(1086VN1843) 
3:15 p.m.
Break. 
3:30 p.m.
Mutually Orthogonal Latin Squares via Polynomials Modulo $n$.
Serge C Ballif*, Nevada State College
(1086VN998) 
3:45 p.m.
Convolutions on the Geometry of Hosoya's Triangle.
Rigoberto Florez*, The Citadel
Eva Czabarka, University of South Carolina
Leandro Junes, Cal U
(1086VN2440) 
4:00 p.m.
Rook Polynomials.
Bill Linderman*, King College
(1086VN2787) 
4:15 p.m.
Fine Ballot Numbers.
Shaun Sullivan*, Florida Gulf Coast University
(1086VN1463) 
4:30 p.m.
DimensionPreserving Contractions and a Finite List of 3Irreducible Posets.
Noah Streib*, National Institute of Standards and Technology
(1086VN1720) 
4:45 p.m.
Diagonal forms for incidence matrices and zerosum Ramsey theory.
Wing Hong Tony Wong*, California Institute of Technology
Richard M Wilson, California Institute of Technology
(1086VN2166) 
5:00 p.m.
Projections on Parabolic Quotients of Affine Weyl Groups.
Elizabeth Beazley, Haverford College
Margaret Nichols, Oberlin College
Min Hae Park, Williams College
XiaoLin Shi, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alexander Youcis*, University of Maryland  College Park
(1086VN2449) 
5:15 p.m.
On a Dynamic Positional Game.
Mary J. Riegel*, University of Montana
(1086VN2486) 
5:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED:The ABC's of PropertyD Cyclic Neofields.
Scott Lacy*, University of Texas at Arlington
(1086VN2805) 
5:45 p.m.
Where Galerkin, Hilbert, and Wilf intersect: an application of the snake oil method for combinatorial sums to finite element method analysis.
Chad N Vidden*, University of Wisconsin, Platteville
(1086VN2567)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Research in Number Theory, II
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Bernadette Tutinas, Goucher College
Nicholas Triantafillou, University of Michigan

2:15 p.m.
Determinantal Expansions in Random Matrix Theory and Number Theory.
Nicholas George Triantafillou*, University of MichiganAnn Arbor
Steven J Miller, Williams College
(1086VO859) 
2:30 p.m.
Explicit Bounds for Densities Pertaining to LehmerType Questions.
Jesse Thorner*, Wake Forest University
(1086VO1503) 
2:45 p.m.
Carmichael meets Chebotarev.
Aaron M Yeager*, University of Missouri
William Banks, University of Missouri
Ahmet Güloğlu, Bilkent University
(1086VO1722) 
3:00 p.m.
Lowlying zeroes of Maass form $L$functions.
Levent Alpoge*, Harvard University
Steven J. Miller, Williams College
(1086VO2362) 
3:15 p.m.
Some MordellWeil Groups of Large Rank.
Thomas C. Occhipinti*, University of California, Irvine
(1086VO1170) 
3:30 p.m.
Torsion of Elliptic Curves over Quadratic Fields.
David B. Erf*, Pomona College
Jody Ryker, CSU Chico
(1086VO2911) 
3:45 p.m.
An Elementary Proof of Ramanujan's Circular Summation Formula and its Generalizations.
Ping Xu*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1086VO2844) 
4:00 p.m.
Dynamics of the Riemann Zeta Function.
Donald L. Hitzl*, Lockheed Palo Alto Research Laboratory
Frank Zele, Menlo Park , CA
(1086VO934) 
4:15 p.m.
$a$Points of the Riemann zetafunction on the critical line.
S J Lester*, University of Rochester
(1086VO1133) 
4:30 p.m.
Semisimple Lie Theory and Optimization.
Qingxia Li, Lincoln University
Matthew Doughty*, Lincoln University
(1086VO1031) 
4:45 p.m.
LindLehmer constant for groups of the form $\mathbb Z_p^2$.
Dilum De Silva*, Kansas State University
Chris Pinner, Kansas State University
(1086VO2059)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Mathematics Education and Teaching Strategies
Room 17B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

2:15 p.m.
Research for Beginning Mathematics Students.
Sue Geller*, Texas A&M University
(108697145) 
2:30 p.m.
Message Authentication Codes using Quasigroups.
Ellen M Ziliak*, Benedictine University
(108620670) 
2:45 p.m.
Proof Construction and Collaborative Revision in Undergraduate Mathematics.
Emily S CilliTurner*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1086972193) 
3:00 p.m.
A Course of Proofs and Higherlevel Abstract mathematics for High Achieving High School Students.
Richard S Millman*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Daniel Connelly, Georgia Institute of Technology
Cher Hendricks, Georgia Institute of Technology
(108697340) 
3:15 p.m.
Effects of Writing before Tests in College Algebra.
Rachel E Sefton*, Middle Tennessee State University
(1086002575) 
3:30 p.m.
Increasing retention of beginner secondary mathematics teachers through professional community building.
Imre Tuba*, San Diego State University, Imperial Valley
Jeffrey Burt, San Diego State University
(1086972921) 
3:45 p.m.
Improving Understanding, Grades and Retention: Oral Reviews.
Mary Ann Nelson*, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
(108697401) 
4:00 p.m.
Team Teaching with Math History and Ethnomathematics.
Margo Alexander*, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Iman Chahine, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
(1086972028) 
4:15 p.m.
Excavation Definition.
Girija S NairHart*, University of Cincinnati Clermont College
(1086971618) 
4:30 p.m.
Playing with Multivariable Calculus Concepts Wearing 3D Glasses.
Paul E Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
(1086972109) 
4:45 p.m.
Mathematical Games in Multiple Levels of Education.
Deborah E. Seacrest*, The University of Montana Western
(1086971613) 
5:00 p.m.
Maple, Mathlynx and The Tablet PC: On the emerging electronic classroom.
Terrence Richard Blackman*, MIT
(1086971490)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.6:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and the Arts: Practice, Pedagogy, and Discovery, II
Room 6E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Douglas Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu

2:15 p.m.
Gaskets and Carpets From A(Apollonius) to Z(The complex plane).
Anne M. Burns*, Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus
(1086K1444) 
2:35 p.m.
Point Symmetry Patterns on 1Uniform Tessellations.
David A. Reimann*, Albion College
(1086K12836) 
2:55 p.m.
Algorithms for Creating SelfSimilar Curves and Surfaces in $\mathbb{R}^3$.
Carissa M Brtalik*, Adelphi University
(1086K12321) 
3:15 p.m.
The Art and Mathematics of Tiling and Tazhib for the Interior of Some Special Star Polygons.
Reza Sarhangi*, Towson University
(1086K12214) 
3:35 p.m.
Golden Ratio: Ornamentations of Chehelsotoun, a Safavid Dynasty Palace in Isfahan, Iran.
Shahriar Piroozram, Art University of Isfahan
Sheida Riahi, Mississippi State, MS
Shantia Yarahmadian*, Mississippi State University
(1086K11443) 
3:55 p.m.
Iterative Arrangements of Polyhedra  Relationships to Classical Fractals and Haüy Constructions.
Robert W Fathauer*, Tessellations Company
(1086K11349) 
4:15 p.m.
Tiling the Plane with the ZPentomino: an Artistic Interpretation.
Margaret E Kepner*, Washington, DC
(1086K11827) 
4:35 p.m.
Intriguing Tessellation Animations in Real Time.
Kevin Lee*, Normandale Community College
(1086K11152) 
4:55 p.m.
Patterns on Semiregular Triply Periodic Polyhedra.
Doug Dunham*, University of Minnesota Duluth
(1086K11638) 
5:15 p.m.
Bending Circle Limits.
Vladimir L Bulatov*, Corvallis, Oregon
(1086K11252) 
5:35 p.m.
Euler's theorem and the "Plaited Mat" Sona Designs of Africa.
Darrah P. Chavey*, Beloit College
(1086K12066) 
5:55 p.m.
Diagrammatic calculus for research and teaching.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, University of Pennsylvania
(1086K12017) 
6:15 p.m.
On Homology Preserving Representations of Planar Rips Complexes.
William C Kronholm*, Whittier College
(1086K12963) 
6:35 p.m.
Optimizing balance in video games with asymmetrical choices.
Jeffrey J Beyerl*, Furman University
(1086K12306)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.4:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, I
Room 3, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Kyeong Hah Roh, Arizona State University rhah1@asu.edu
Stacy Brown, Pitzer College
Mike Oehrtman, University of Northern Colorado

2:15 p.m.
How prospective grades 6  8 teachers use two definitions of ratio.
Sybilla Beckmann*, University of Georgia
Andrew Izsak, University of Georgia
Erik Jacobson, University of Georgia
Eun Jung, University of Georgia
Eun Kyung Kang, University of Georgia
(1086N12326) 
2:35 p.m.
Assessing high school teachers' Mathematical Meanings for Teaching secondary mathematics.
Cameron Byerley*, Arizona State University
Neil Hatfield, Arizona State University
Marilyn Carlson, Arizona State University
Patrick W Thompson, Arizona State University
(1086N12237) 
2:55 p.m.
A Study of Effective Application of Semiotic Registers in the Development of the Definite Integral in Multivariable Calculus.
Daniel L. McGee*, University of Puerto Rico  Mayaguez
(1086N142) 
3:15 p.m.
Computational thinking in linear algebra.
Spencer Bagley*, University of California, San Diego
Jeff Rabin, University of California, San Diego
(1086N11378) 
3:35 p.m.
Over A Decade of Improving Pass Rates in Gateway Mathematics Courses using Interactive Software.
Michelle R DeDeo*, University of North Florida
(1086N11430) 
3:55 p.m.
Implementing InquiryOriented Curriculum: From the Mathematicians' Perspective.
Estrella Johnson*, Portland State University
John Caughman, Portland State University
Julie Fredericks, Teachers Development Group
Lee Gibson, Indiana University Southeast
(1086N11970) 
4:15 p.m.
Mathematics Anxiety and Performance: Finding the Source to Lead to the Cure.
Moira Kathleen Devlin*, Saint Joseph's University
Agnes Rash, Saint Joseph's University
(1086N12710) 
4:35 p.m.
Improving undergraduate mathematics education using dynamic graphics embedded within WeBWork.
Sean P. Yee*, California State University, Fullerton
(1086N12071)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Topology, Convex Geometry, and Ordered Structures
Room 18, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

2:15 p.m.
High Distance Heegaard Splittings via Dehn Twists.
Michael M. Yoshizawa*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1086541082) 
2:30 p.m.
Topology of Character Varieties of Abelian Groups.
Sean Dodd Lawton*, The University of TexasPan American
Carlos Florentino, Instituto Superior Tecnico
(1086141090) 
2:45 p.m.
Stable representation theory and the geometry of flat connections.
Daniel A Ramras*, New Mexico State University
Thomas Baird, Memorial University of Newfoundland
(108655431) 
3:00 p.m.
Rigidification of homotopy algebras over multisorted semitheories.
Bruce R CorriganSalter*, State University of New York at Buffalo
(1086551297) 
3:15 p.m.
Closure operators and algebraic closure operators.
Martha Lee Hollist Kilpack*, SUNY Oneonta
(1086061928) 
3:30 p.m.
Determining Slice Towers.
Carolyn M. Yarnall*, University of Virginia
(1086552550) 
3:45 p.m.
Polyhedral Coverings of Tree Space.
Dominic Spadacene*, University of Michigan
Craig Corsi, Williams College
Satyan Devadoss, Williams College
Daoji Huang, Carleton College
(1086522286) 
4:00 p.m.
Weak Convergence on Topological Semihypergroups.
Norbert N Youmbi*, Saint Francis University
(1086431646) 
4:15 p.m.
Countable Paracompactness, Invariance under Clopen Mappings, and Metrization.
Gangadhar R Hiremath*, University of North Carolina Pembroke
(108654654) 
4:30 p.m.
An Esther Klein Type Coloring Theorem.
Jonathan E Beagley*, George Mason University
Walter Morris, George Mason University
(1086521115) 
4:45 p.m.
New Examples of Multinets in $\mathbb{P}^2$ and $\mathbb{P}^3$.
Jeremiah D Bartz*, University of Oregon
(1086521402) 
5:00 p.m.
The Hausdorff dimension of a graphdirected set whose underlying multigraph is a Cartesian product or a tensor product of multigraphs.
Stefaan Dirk Delcroix*, California State University, Fresno
(1086002694) 
5:15 p.m.
Construction of kinterval orders.
David E. Brown, Utah State University
Larry J. Langley*, University of the Pacific
(1086061150) 
5:30 p.m.
Separation in Gap Closures.
R E Jamison, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
A J Gilbert*, University of Rhode Island
A M Heissan, University of Rhode Island
(108606642)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Vistas in Applied, Computational, and Discrete Mathematics
Room 11A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida
Luminita Vese, University of California, Los Angeles lvese@math.ucla.edu

2:15 p.m.
Variational Methods in Materials Science and Image Processing.
Irene Fonseca*, Carnegie Mellon University
(108649616) 
3:15 p.m.
Invariant histograms and signatures for object recognition and symmetry detection.
Peter J. Olver*, University of Minnesota
(108668547) 
4:15 p.m.
Hybrid inverse problems and redundant systems of partial differential equations.
Guillaume Bal*, Columbia University
(1086351270) 
5:15 p.m.
Recent Developments in Quantum Information.
Peter W Shor*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1086682348)

2:15 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
YMN/Project NExT Poster Session
Exhibit Hall B2, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Mike Axtell, University of St. Thomas
Kim Roth, Juniata College 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Mathematical Education of Teachers Panel Discussion
Mathematicians supporting the implementation of Common Core State Standards for Mathematics.
Room 1B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Elizabeth Burroughs, Montana State University
James King, University of Washington
Panelists:
James King,
Brynja Kohler, Utah State University
W. Gary Martin, Auburn University
William McCallum, University of Arizona
Kristin Umland, University of New Mexico 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAANSF Panel Discussion
Reporting progress: A minisymposium of projects from the NSF Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement/Transforming Undergraduate Education in STEM program.
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Panelists:
Richard Alo, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Ron Buckmire, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Lee Zia, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.3:45 p.m.
SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Special Presentation
The Paul R. Halmos photograph collection of the Archives of American Mathematics.
Room 6F, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Committee on Undergraduate Student Activities and Chapters Panel Discussion
What every student should know about the Joint Mathematics Meetings.
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jacqueline JensenVallin, Slippery Rock University
Lisa Marano, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Panelists:
Robert Vallin, Slippery Rock University 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:15 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AWM Panel Discussion
The retention of women in mathematics.
Room 10, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ami Radunskya, Pomona College
Christina Sormani, City University of New York
Panelists:
Julie Bergner, University of California, Riverside
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California, Los Angeles
Estela Gavosto, University of Kansas
Douglas Haynes, University of California, Irvine
Lisette de Pillis, Harvey Mudd College
ChuuLian Terng, University of California, Irvine
Moderators:
Cheryl Geisler, Simon Fraser University 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:30 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Teaching Mathematics Beyond the Calculus Sequence
Room 33B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Mark Mills, Central College
Horia I. Petrache, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis

2:30 p.m.
Math 351: A Work In Progress.
Ricardo Enrique Rojas*, Northern State University, Aberdeen, South Dakota.
(1086VQ1990) 
2:45 p.m.
Engaging Students as Listeners to Enhance Student Oral and Written Communication.
Erika L Ward*, Jacksonville University
Pam Crawford, Jacksonville University
(1086VQ1749) 
3:00 p.m.
Introducing proof via discrete mathematics (with a twist or two).
SarahMarie Belcastro*, Smith College / Sarah Lawrence College
(1086VQ1102) 
3:15 p.m.
Modeling Mathematical Practice in a Discrete Mathematics Course.
Brian Drake*, Grand Valley State University
Feryal Alayont, Grand Valley State University
(1086VQ1715) 
3:30 p.m.
Exploring Escher's periodic drawings: A tour of mathematical ideas.
Alessandra Pantano*, University of California, Irvine
(1086VQ2912) 
3:45 p.m.
Using Music to Display Patterns in Geometry and Number Theory.
Craig M. Johnson*, Marywood University
(1086VQ2961) 
4:00 p.m.
Teaching Elementary Number Theory: Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed.
Timothy B Flowers*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1086VQ2543) 
4:15 p.m.
Teaching Complex Variables with an Inverted Classroom.
Alex Capaldi*, Valparaiso University
(1086VQ579) 
4:30 p.m.
The Moore Method As Applied To Abstract Algebra.
Andrew B. Perry*, Springfield College (MA)
(1086VQ2226) 
4:45 p.m.
A Capstone Course  Assessed/Revised.
Ronald M. Brzenk*, Hartwick College
(1086VQ325) 
5:00 p.m.
Coset extensions of real numbers.
Horia I Petrache*, Department of Physics, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
(1086VQ2389) 
5:15 p.m.
Teaching Advanced Mathematics In An Online Setting.
Chad Wiley*, Emporia State University
(1086VQ1165) 
5:30 p.m.
Approval of mathematical axioms.
Bonface Nyakambi Ongeri*, Kenya
(1086VQ25) 
5:45 p.m.
Finding applications is the student's job, or, how to be integrative without really trying: a projectbased approach to incorporating other disciplines.
Nathaniel Eldredge*, Cornell University
(1086VQ1657)

2:30 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 2:30 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, I
Room 12, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

2:30 p.m.
Fibonacci and Lucas Identities as Binomial Sums.
Mohammad K. Azarian*, University of Evansville
(108611362) 
2:45 p.m.
On the onethird squares in the psudoLucas sequence.
Behailu Mammo*, Hofstra University
Arulappah Eswarthasan, Hofstra University
(108611936) 
3:00 p.m.
Divisibility properties of fourth order recurrent sequences.
Diane Fenton*, University of Calgary
(1086112644) 
3:15 p.m.
Recursive relations and combinatorial identities.
Xinyun Zhu*, University of Texas at Permian Basin
Aklilu Zeleke, Michigan State University
Sivaram Narayan, Central Michigan University
George Grossman, Central Michigan University
(1086111089) 
3:30 p.m.
Distribution of summands 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
(1086111098) 
3:45 p.m.
Mining the OEIS: Ten Experimental Conjectures.
Hieu D Nguyen*, Rowan University
Douglas Taggart, Rowan University
(108611512) 
4:00 p.m.
Identities involving higherorder Bernoulli and Euler polynomials.
Dae San Kim*, Sogang University, Seoul, South Korea
Taekyun Kim, Kwangwoon University, Seoul, Korea
(1086111010) 
4:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED:Some Recent Results on Odd Perfect Numbers.
C. Sung*, TAMIU
(1086112925) 
4:30 p.m.
Appending digits to Sierpiński, Riesel and RieselSierpiński numbers.
Lane E Bloome*, Millikin University
Marcella Noorman, Belmont University
Justin Ferguson, Keuka College
(108611672) 
4:45 p.m.
A generalization of the pentagonal number theorem.
Hayan Nam*, Yonsei University
SeungKyung Park, Yonsei University
Jaebum Sohn, Yonsei University
(108611171) 
5:00 p.m.
A property of the Number 2013, preliminary Report.
Claudia A Spiro*, Southern Polytechnic State University
(1086111123) 
5:15 p.m.
Break. 
5:30 p.m.
An exploration of the primality properties of Primitive Pythagorean Triplets.
Vipin S Menon, McNeese State University
Ryan Paul Lawrence*, McNeese State University
Robert L Doucette, McNeese State University
(1086112562) 
5:45 p.m.
Solving the Diophantine equation $nx^2+2^{\ell}3^{m}=y^n$.
Eva Goedhart*, Bryn Mawr College
(1086112513)

2:30 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
How mathematics has changed Hollywood.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Tony DeRose*, Pixar Studios
(1086A011) 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:45 p.m.4:15 p.m.
AWM Business Meeting
Room 10, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:50 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAANSF Panel Discussion
Bring your lab to work: A minisymposium of projects that incorporate instrumented laboratory devices into mathematics courses.
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ron Buckmire, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Lee Zia, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:50 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Committee on Articulation and Placement/NCTMMAA Committee on Mutual Concerns Panel Discussion
Placement testing and the Common Core Curriculum.
Room 1B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sheldon P. Gordon, Farmingdale State College
Moderators:
Bernard Madison, University of Arkansas
Panelists:
Zalman Usiskin, University of Chicago
William McCallum, University of Arizona
Roxy Peck, California State University, San Luis Obispo
Chantel Reynolds, The College Board
Lavonne Mohn, ACT Test Development 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:50 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Published or perished: Life after the tenure decision.
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Michael Posner, Villanova University
Panelists:
Gary Towsley, SUNY Geneseo
Tevian Dray, Oregon State University
Curtis Bennett, Loyola Marymount University
Dexter Whittinghill, Rowan University
Rebecca Goldin, George Mason University 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MSRI / Museum of Mathematics Meeting
Rancho Santa Fe Room 3, Lobby Level, Marriott 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Section Officers
Marina Ballroom D, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Chairs:
Rick Gillman, Valparaiso University 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Reception for Undergraduate Students
Exhibit Hall B2, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on the Profession Panel Discussion
Getting started as a research mathematician.
Room 10, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Patricia Hersh, North Carolina State University
Moderators:
David Vogan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Panelists:
Doug Arnold, University of Minnesota
Andrea Bertozzi, University of California, Los Angeles
Angela Gibney, University of Georgia
Tara Holm, Cornell Unviersity
Sean Lawton, University of Texas 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #3: Part A
How to run a successful Math Circle.
Room 29C, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Sam Vandervelde, St. Lawrence University
Japheth Wood, Bard College
Amanda Katharine Serenevy, Riverbend Community Math Center 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #7: Part A
Teaching and assessing writing and presentations: Collaborative development of pedagogy.
Room 29D, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Susan Ruff, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mia Minnes, University of California, San Diego
Joel Lewis, University of Minnesota 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #11: Part A
Teaching differential equations with modeling.
Room 30A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Darryl Yong, Harvey Mudd College
Ami Radunskaya, Pomona College
Tom LoFaro, Gustavus Adolphus College
Dan Flath, Macalester College
Michael Huber, Muhlenberg College 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Special Presentation, Business Meeting, Reception, and Guest Lecture
Room 6F, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

5:00 p.m.
Geometry and Baroque Architecture in Turin, Italy.
Cynthia Woodburn*, Pittsburg State University
(1086A0113) 
5:30 p.m.
Reception and business meeting. 
6:30 p.m.
Leonardo Fibonacci, Liber abbaci, and the rise of the modern commercial world.
Keith Devlin*, Stanford University
(1086A069)

5:00 p.m.

Wednesday January 9, 2013, 5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Environmental Mathematics Business Meeting
Room 6C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Quantitative Literacy Business Meeting
Room 5B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Reception for Graduate Students and FirstTime Participants
Marina Ballroom FG, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 5:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Mathematical Institutes Open House: MPE 2013 U.S. Launch
San Diego Ballroom B, Lobby Level, Marriott 
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
On disorder, mixing, and equilibration.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Cedric Villani*, Institut Henri Poincaré
(10863506)
Thursday January 10, 2013

Thursday January 10, 2013, 6:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.
Catalina Room, 4th Floor, Marriott 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Exhibit Hall B1, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 7:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Walks and Related Topics, I
Room 32A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Yusuke Ide, Kanagawa University
Chaobin Liu, Bowie State University cliu@bowiestate.edu
Nelson Petulante, Bowie State University
Salvador E. VenegasAndraca, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Estado de México

7:30 a.m.
Universal computation by multiparticle quantum walk.
Andrew M Childs, Institute for Quantum Computing and Dept. of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo
David Gosset*, Institute for Quantum Computing and Dept. of Combinatorics and Optimization, University of Waterloo
Zak Webb, Institute for Quantum Computing and Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, University of Waterloo
(108668757) 
8:30 a.m.
Spectral analysis of state and site recurrence for discrete unitary evolutions.
Jean Bourgain, Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton
F. Alberto Grunbaum*, UC Berkeley
Luis Velazquez, Universidad de Zaragoza
Albert Werner, Institute for Theoretical Physics
Reinhad Werner, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Leibnitz University
Jon Wilkening, UC Berkeley
(1086811189) 
9:30 a.m.
Quantum walkbased Mathematical Morphology Operators.
S E VenegasAndraca*, Tecnologico de Monterrey
(1086681687) 
10:00 a.m.
Group Theoretic Analysis of Relativistic Quantum Walks.
Marco Lanzagorta*, US Naval Research Laboratory
(1086812445) 
10:30 a.m.
Quantum random walks with open decoherence.
Matthew Largo, Temple University
Sheng Xiong*, University of Pittsburgh
WeiShih Yang, Temple University
(1086811459) 
11:00 a.m.
Limit distributions of quantum walks and 2nd order linear ordinary differential equations.
Takuya Machida*, Meiji University
(108681679) 
11:30 a.m.
Asymptotic Behavior of Unitary Quantum Walks on the Half Line.
Chaobin Liu*, Bowie State University
Nelson Petulante, Bowie State University
(1086811157)

7:30 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Statistics, I (a Mathematics Research Communities session)
Room 31A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Kevin McGown, Ursinus College kmcgown@ursinus.edu
Jennifer Balakrishnan, Harvard University
Ethan Smith, Liberty University

8:00 a.m.
Lowlying zeros of GL(2) $L$functions.
Steven J Miller*, Williams College
(108611534) 
8:30 a.m.
Subconvexity and equidistribution of Heegner points in the level aspect.
ShengChi Liu*, Texas A&M University
Riad Masri, Texas A&M University
Matt Young, Texas A&M University
(108611153) 
9:00 a.m.
Elliptic curves with prescribed groups over finite fields.
Vorropan Chandee, CRM, Montreal
Chantal David*, Concordia University
Dimitris Koukoulopoulos, University of Montreal
Ethan Smith, Michigan Tech
(108611685) 
9:30 a.m.
Break 
10:00 a.m.
Applications of Explicit Moduli Spaces and Geometry of Numbers.
Wei Ho*, Columbia University
(1086111225) 
10:30 a.m.
A symmetric version of Chabauty's method on families of hyperelliptic curves.
Jennifer Park*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1086111957) 
11:00 a.m.
Elliptic curves over Q(sqrt(5)).
William A Stein*, University of Washington
(1086112307) 
11:30 a.m.
Arithmetic statistics of central zeroes of $L$functions of the symmetric $n$th powers of a given automorphic form.
Barry C Mazur*, Harvard University
(1086111458)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Theory of Quadratic Forms and Lattices, I
Room 14B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Wai Kiu Chan, Wesleyan University
Lenny Fukshansky, Claremont McKenna College lenny@cmc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Semistability of Root Lattices And Perfect Lattices.
Youngsoo Kim*, Tuskegee University
(108611658) 
8:30 a.m.
Group schemes and local densities of quadratic lattices in residue characteristic 2.
Sungmun Cho*, Northeastern University
(108611437) 
9:00 a.m.
Unimodular lattices.
Larry J. Gerstein*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(108611486) 
9:30 a.m.
WellRounded Ideal Lattices.
Lenny Fukshansky, Claremont McKenna College
Kathleen Petersen*, Florida State
(108611569) 
10:00 a.m.
On integral and ideal wellrounded lattices.
Lenny Fukshansky, Claremont McKenna College
Glenn Henshaw, California State University  Channel Islands
Philip Liao, Claremont McKenna College
Matthew Prince, Harvey Mudd College
Xun Sun*, Claremont Graduate University
Samuel Whitehead, Pomona College
(108611787) 
10:30 a.m.
Latticetheoretic methods in spectral geometry.
Benjamin Linowitz*, University of Michigan
(108611111) 
11:00 a.m.
Discriminants and the monoid of quadratic rings.
John Voight*, University of Vermont
(1086111234) 
11:30 a.m.
Metacommutation of Hurwitz primes.
Abhinav Kumar*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Henry Cohn, Microsoft Research New England
(1086111962)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic and Ideal Theory of Integral Domains and Monoids, II
Room 15A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Scott T. Chapman, Sam Houston State University stc008@shsu.edu
Vadim Ponomarenko, San Diego State University

8:00 a.m.
Local and global tameness in Krull monoids.
Alfred Geroldinger*, University of Graz, Austria
(1086201024) 
8:30 a.m.
Atomicity and Near Atomicity.
Jim Coykendall*, North Dakota State University
(1086131628) 
9:00 a.m.
The Large Davenport Constant for NonAbelian Groups.
David J. Grynkiewicz*, KarlFranzensUniversität Graz
Alfred Geroldinger, KarlFranzensUniversität Graz
(108611641) 
9:30 a.m.
Numerical Semigroups, $t$core Partitions, and Weighted Theta Functions.
Nathan Kaplan*, Harvard University
Noam Elkies, Harvard University
(1086112024) 
10:00 a.m.
Bounding some constants in quantitative nonunique factorization theory via coding theory, and generalizations.
Wolfgang A Schmid*, LAGA / Université Paris 8
(108611800) 
10:30 a.m.
Full Elasticity in Atomic Monoids.
Paul Baginski*, Smith College
(1086131647) 
11:00 a.m.
LMScomplete subsets of $\mathbb{Z}$.
George J. Schaeffer*, UCLA
(1086081485) 
11:30 a.m.
Arithmetic of Congruence Monoids.
Arielle Fujiwara, Roosevelt University
Joseph Gibson, University of Texas at San Antonio
Matthew Jenssen, University of Cambridge
Daniel Montealegre, University of California at Los Angeles
Vadim Ponomarenko*, San Diego State University
Ari Tenzer, Washington University in St. Louis
(1086201835)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Creating a Professional Community of Math Teachers K20, I
Room 32B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Patrick Callahan, University of California Los Angeles
William McCallum, University of Arizona
Kristin Umland, University of New Mexico umland@math.unm.edu

8:00 a.m.
Quality Problems Through Collaboration.
Ben McCarty*, University of Memphis
(1086972013) 
8:30 a.m.
Creating a professional community of mathematics teachers.
Al Cuoco*, Center for Mathematics Education, EDC
(1086971213) 
9:00 a.m.
Working with K12 teachers changes our practice.
Ben Ford, Sonoma State University
Brigitte Lahme*, Sonoma State University
Katherine Morris, Sonoma State University
(1086972062) 
9:30 a.m.
Collaboration Among Mathematicians, Mathematics Educators, K12 Teachers and K12 Mathematics Supervisors in Virginia.
Bill Haver*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1086971746) 
10:00 a.m.
The Mathematics Teaching Community.
Sybilla Beckmann*, University of Georgia
Jacob Hicks, University of Georgia
(1086972464) 
10:30 a.m.
Northwest Mathematics Interaction: Two Decades of Math Learning and Sharing.
James R King*, University of Washington
(1086972610) 
11:00 a.m.
Mathematicasl Knowledge for Teaching.
Hyman Bass*, University of Michigan
(1086971564) 
11:30 a.m.
Geometry, the Common core, and Proof.
John T Baldwin*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Andreas N Mueller, Curie High School Chicago IL
(108697818)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete and Computational Geometry, I (a Mathematics Research Communities session)
Room 30C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Emilie Hogan, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Elizabeth Munch, Duke University emunch@math.duke.edu
Louis Theran, Freie Universität
Russ Thompson, Texas A&M University

8:00 a.m.
TALK ADDED: An introduction to Euler Calculus, Robert Ghrist, Departments of Mathematics and Electrical/Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania. 
8:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Topology, Geometry and Statistics: Merging Methods for Data Analysis.
John L Harer*, Duke University
(108657832) 
9:00 a.m.
Probability measures on the space of persistence diagrams.
Yuriy Mileyko*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Sayan Mukherjee, Duke University
Katharine Turner, University of Chicago
John Harer, Duke University
(1086551789) 
9:30 a.m.
A Method for Collapsing Loops in Reeb Graphs of Noisy Data.
Eric Hanson*, Colorado State University
Elizabeth Munch, Duke University
Russ Thompson, Texas A&M University
(1086541688) 
10:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Features Reconstruction Gets Help From Unlikely Sources: Graph Laplacian and Reeb Graph.
Issam I. Safa*, Ohio State University
(1086521464) 
10:30 a.m.
Triangulation problems.
Igor Pak*, Los Angeles
(108652560) 
11:30 a.m.
Tetrahedron Contact Graphs.
Md. Jawaherul Alam*, University of Arizona
James R. Ashe, University of Tennessee
Michael Dobbins, KAIST
Muriel Dulieu, Polytechnic Institute of New York University
Justin Iwerks, Stony Brook University
(1086522058)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Effective Algebra and Model Theory, II
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sam Buss, University of California, San Diego
Mia Minnes, University of California, San Diego minnes@math.ucsd.edu
Jeff Remmel, University of California, San Diego

8:00 a.m.
Uses of index set calculations.
Julia F. Knight*, University of Notre Dame
(1086031037) 
8:30 a.m.
Homogeneous Models and Weak Combinatorial Principles I.
Denis R. Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago
Karen Lange, Wellesley College
Richard A. Shore*, Cornell University
(1086031570) 
9:00 a.m.
Homogeneous Models and Weak Combinatorial Principles II.
Denis R. Hirschfeldt*, University of Chicago
Karen Lange, Wellesley College
Richard A. Shore, Cornell University
(1086032041) 
9:30 a.m.
A Feiner Look at the Intermediate Degrees.
Denis R. Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago
Asher M. Kach*, Google Inc.
Antonio Montalban, The University of California, Berkeley
(1086032576) 
10:00 a.m.
Lowness for isomorphism.
Johanna N. Y. Franklin*, University of Connecticut
Reed Solomon, University of Connecticut
(1086032281) 
10:30 a.m.
Recursive spectra of strongly minimal theories satisfying the Zilber trichotomy.
Uri Andrews*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Alice Medvedev, University of California, Berkeley
(1086032132) 
11:00 a.m.
Autostability relative to decidable representations.
Sergey S. Goncharov*, Novosibirsk state university, IM SB RAS
(108603892) 
11:30 a.m.
Effective TwotoOne Structures.
Douglas Cenzer*, University of Florida
Valentina Harizanov, George Washington University
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California  San Diego
(108603327)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Environmental Mathematics: Evaluate the Past Climate Changes and Model the Future Climate Variations, I
Room 9, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Phillip Arkin, University of Maryland
Samuel Shen, San Diego State University shen@math.sdsu.edu
Thomas Smith, University of Maryland
Guang Zhang, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego

8:00 a.m.
Convection Microphysics and its Interaction with Aerosols and Climate in a Global Climate Model.
Guang Zhang*, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Xiaoliang Song, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
(1086862393) 
8:30 a.m.
Fundamentals of parameter sensitivity in climate models.
J. David Neelin*, Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA
Mickael Chekroun, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Annalisa Bracco, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology
Hao Luo, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology
James C. McWilliams, Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA
Dmitri Kondrashov, Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA
Michael Ghil, Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA
Sandeep Sahany, Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA
Richard Neale, National Center for Atmospheric Research
(1086862693) 
9:00 a.m.
The Skeleton of the MaddenJulian Oscillation: A Nonlinear Oscillator Model.
Andrew J Majda, Courant Institute, New York University
Samuel N Stechmann*, University of WisconsinMadison
(1086862453) 
9:30 a.m.
TALK ADDED: Evaluation of climate model simulations of oceanic precipitation using reconstructed nearglobal precipitation from 19002008, Phil Arkin* and Li Ren, University of M 
9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Stochastic Differential Equation Modeling of Precipitation in Convection.
Kimberly D. Leung*, San Diego State University
Aneesh Subramanian, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Guang Zhang, Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Samuel Shen, San Diego State University
(1086862488) 
10:00 a.m.
Capturing intermittent and lowfrequency variability in highdimensional data through nonlinear Laplacian spectral analysis.
Dimitrios Giannakis*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(1086862493) 
10:30 a.m.
Rough parameter dependence in geophysical fluid models: The role of Ruelle resonances.
Mickael D. Chekroun*, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA; & Department of Mathematics, University of Hawaii
David Neelin, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA
Dmitri Kondrashov, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA
James McWilliams, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA
Michael Ghil, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, UCLA; & CERESERTI, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris
(1086372696) 
11:00 a.m.
Hadley Cell Changes in Today's Climate and Paleoclimates.
William F. Langford*, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
Gregory M. Lewis, University of Ontario Institute of Technology
(1086861311) 
11:30 a.m.
Monsoons and the thermodynamic state of proximal deserts.
William R. Boos*, Yale University
(1086861950)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Complexity Theory, I (a Mathematics Research Communities session)
Room 30E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Christian Ikenmeyer, Texas A&M University ams2012gct@gmail.com
Ryan Kinser, Northeastern University

8:00 a.m.
On the complexity of matrix multiplication.
J. M. Landsberg*, Texas A&M University
(108668404) 
9:00 a.m.
On the equations of the third secant variety of an nfold Segre product.
Yang Qi*, Texas A&M University
(1086141866) 
9:30 a.m.
Geometric Complexity Theory and Tensor Rank.
Christian Ikenmeyer*, University of Paderborn
(1086681714) 
10:00 a.m.
Kronecker coefficients for one hook shape.
Jonah Blasiak*, University of Michigan
(108605400) 
11:00 a.m.
FourierMalgrange transform and Kronecker coefficients.
Galyna Dobrovolska*, University of Chicago
(1086971142)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, and Geometric Measure Theory, I (a Mathematics Research Communities session)
Room 30D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Theresa Anderson, Brown University
Matthew Badger, Stony Brook University badger@math.sunysb.edu
Nathan Pennington, Kansas State University
Eric Stachura, Temple University

8:00 a.m.
The Lifespan of Solutions to the Wave Equation in Exterior Domains.
John A Helms*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Jason L Metcalfe, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1086351263) 
8:30 a.m.
The Wave Stands Alone: Journey of a Solitary Wave.
Melissa Davidson*, University of Notre Dame
(108601336) 
9:00 a.m.
New decay estimates for a class of 1D dispersive PDE and applications to the 2D water wave problem.
Jennifer Beichman*, University of Michigan
(1086351182) 
9:30 a.m.
Sparse Signal Recovery and Remote Sensing.
Michael F Minner*, Drexel University
(1086151911) 
10:00 a.m.
Solution Method for Certain Evolution Equations.
Jose Manuel VegaGuzman*, MCMSC/Arizona State University, Tempe
(108635728) 
10:30 a.m.
Regularity criteria of active scalars in terms of partial derivatives.
Kazuo Yamazaki*, Oklahoma State University
(108635630) 
11:00 a.m.
Regularity and stochastic homogenization of fully nonlinear equations without uniform ellipticity.
Scott Armstrong, Universite ParisDauphine
Charles K Smart*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1086352769) 
11:30 a.m.
Neumann and regularity problems for second order elliptic operators with nonsmooth coefficients.
Jill Pipher*, Brown University
(108642556)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Commutative Algebra, I
Room 16B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Julia Bergner, University of California, Riverside jbergner@math.ucr.edu
Philip Hackney, University of California, Riverside
Inês Henriques, University of California, Riverside

8:00 a.m.
Generalizations of the stable module category.
Daniel Bravo, University of Southern Maine
James Gillespie, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Mark Hovey*, Wesleyan University
(108618597) 
8:30 a.m.
Completeness of the Gorenstein projective and injective cotorsion pairs.
James Gillespie*, Ramapo College
(1086182219) 
9:00 a.m.
Exceptional Lie Groups, Commutators, and Commutative mod 3 Homology Rings.
Nicholas D. Nguyen*, University of California, San Diego
(1086552120) 
9:30 a.m.
The Third and the Automatic Homotopy Exact Sequence of a Fibration in Module Theory.
C. Joanna Su*, Providence College
(1086181026) 
10:00 a.m.
The homotopy theory of coalgebras over a comonad.
Brooke Shipley*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Kathryn Hess, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
(108655981) 
10:30 a.m.
Connecting $A_\infty$ and $L_\infty$ Algebras.
Melissa M Tolley*, North Carolina State University
(1086171248) 
11:00 a.m.
On Topological Triangulated Orbit Categories.
Marcy Robertson*, University of Western Ontario
Andrew Salch, Wayne State University
Julie Bergner, University of California Riverside
(1086552616) 
11:30 a.m.
Configuration spaces and operad actions.
William G Dwyer*, University of Notre Dame
Kathryn Hess, EPFL Lausanne
(1086551462)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on LFunctions and Arithmetic Geometry, I
Room 15B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Alina Bucur, University of California, San Diego alina@math.ucsd.edu
Kiran Kedlaya, University of California, San Diego

8:00 a.m.
Zeros of period polynomials.
J. Brian Conrey*, American Institute of Mathematics
(1086111202) 
8:30 a.m.
Lpackets and abelian varieties.
Jeffrey D Achter*, Colorado State University
Clifton Cunningham, University of Calgary
(1086111664) 
9:00 a.m.
$p$adic heights of Heegner points and Heegner $L$functions.
Jennifer S. Balakrishnan*, Harvard University
Mirela Çiperiani, University of Texas at Austin
William A. Stein, University of Washington
(1086111174) 
9:30 a.m.
The trace of Frobenius of elliptic curves and the $p$adic gamma function.
Dermot McCarthy*, Texas A&M University
(1086111355) 
10:00 a.m.
The $p$rank of Jacobians of cyclic covers of the projective line.
Ekin Ozman, University of Texas at Austin
Rachel Pries*, Colorado State University
Colin Weir, University of Calgary
(1086111667) 
10:30 a.m.
Distribution of zeta zeroes of ArtinSchreier curves.
Alina Bucur, University of California, San Diego
Chantal David, Concordia University
Brooke Feigon, Citi College of New York, CUNY
Matilde Lalin*, University of Montreal
Kaneenika Sinha, IISER Kolkata
(108611466) 
11:00 a.m.
Semiample Bertini Theorems over finite fields.
Daniel Erman*, University of Michigan
Melanie Matchett Wood, University of Wisconsin
(108614472) 
11:30 a.m.
Explicit points on a family of Jacobians of superelliptic curves over global function fields.
Lisa Berger, SUNY, Stony Brook
Chris Hall, University of Wyoming
René Pannekoek, University of Leiden
Jennifer Park, MIT
Rachel Pries, Colorado State University
Shahed Sharif, California State University San Marcos
Alice Silverberg*, University of California, Irvine
Douglas Ulmer, Georgia Institute of Technology
(108611525)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Lie Algebras, Algebraic Transformation Groups, and Representation Theory, II
Room 17A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Andrew Douglas, City University of New York afdouglas@gmail.com
Alistair Savage, University of Ottawa
Bart Van Steirteghem, City University of New York

8:00 a.m.
From skew Howe duality to knot invariants.
Aaron D Lauda*, University of Southern California
(108616585) 
8:30 a.m.
The categorified superPoincaré group.
John Huerta*, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisbon
(1086201310) 
9:00 a.m.
Finite dimensional representations of KLR algebras.
Peter J McNamara*, Stanford University
(10861698) 
9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The representation theory of Hecke algebra via infinite twists.
Sabin Cautis*, University of Southern California
(108616665) 
10:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED:Principal subspaces of standard modules for twisted affine Lie algebras.
Corina Calinescu*, CUNY, New York City College of Technology
James Lepowsky, Rutgers University
Antun Milas, University at Albany (SUNY)
(1086171573) 
10:30 a.m.
The Trotter property and differentiable vectors of continuous representations.
KarlHermann Neeb, University of ErlangenNuremberg
Hadi Salmasian*, University of Ottawa
(108622313) 
11:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Real semisimple subalgebras.
Andrey Minchenko*, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(1086221120) 
11:00 a.m.
The symplectic nature of $E_7$.
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University
John Huerta, The Australian National University
Corinne A. Manogue, Oregon State University
Robert A. Wilson, Queen Mary University of London
(1086172397) 
11:30 a.m.
Exceptional collections of line bundles on projective homogeneous varieties.
Alexey Ananyevskiy, St. Petersburg State University, Russia
Asher Auel, Emory University
Skip Garibaldi*, Emory University
Kirill Zainoulline, University of Ottawa
(108614428)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAAAMSSIAM Invited Paper Session on Energy, Population, and Sustainability, I
Room 6C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University fusaro@mail.math.fsu.edu
Fred Roberts, Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, Rutgers University

8:00 a.m.
Measurement of Biodiversity.
Fred Roberts*, Rutgers University
(1086AC1251) 
8:45 a.m.
Impact of host demographic Allee effect, fatal disease and migration on biodiversity.
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Howard University
Avner Friedman, The Ohio State University
(1086AC1075) 
9:30 a.m.
The Malthusian Challenge  Increasing Human Demands vs Decreasing Resources.
Ben Fusaro*, Florida State University
(1086AC1663) 
10:15 a.m.
Sustainability and the Crisis in World Fisheries.
Roland Lamberson*, Humboldt State University, CA
(1086AC1432) 
11:00 a.m.
Overpopulation: A Central Factor in the Prospective Collapse of Civilization.
Paul R. Ehrlich*, Center for Conservation Biology, Stanford University
(1086AC1309)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Mathematics in Industry
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Suzanne Weekes, Worcester Polytechnic Institute sweekes@wpi.edu

8:00 a.m.
A Homogenization Analysis of the Compressible Flow Between a Slider and a Moving Rough Surface.
B. S. Tilley*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
D. W. Schwendeman, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
C. P. Please, University of Southampton
F. Hendriks, HGST, a Western Digital Company
(1086AE573) 
8:40 a.m.
The Role of Analytics in Ford's Blueprint for Sustainability.
Erica Klampfl*, Ford Motor Company
(1086AE1952) 
9:20 a.m.
Getting Math Off the Ground: Applied Mathematics at Boeing.
Stephen P. Keeler*, The Boeing Company
(1086AE1169) 
10:00 a.m.
Mathematics and Statistics in Drug Development.
Helen Moore*, Pharsight
(1086AE2886) 
10:40 a.m.
Graph Algorithms in MapReduce to Characterize BillionNode Power Law Networks.
Todd Plantenga*, Sandia National Laboratories
(1086AE984) 
11:20 a.m.
Discussion. 
11:20 a.m.
Weapons of math destruction.
Catherine Helen O'Neil*, Data Scientist, New York City
(1086AE2953)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Several Complex Variables and Multivariable Operator Theory, I
Room 16A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Joseph Ball, Virginia Tech University joball@math.vt.edu
Ronald Douglas, Texas A&M University

8:00 a.m.
Polynomials with no zeros on a face of the bidisk.
Greg Knese*, University of Alabama
Jeffrey S Geronimo, Georgia Institute of Technology
Plamen Iliev, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1086321948) 
8:30 a.m.
Regular and singular rational inner functions on the bidisc.
David Scheinker*, Drexel University
(1086322112) 
9:00 a.m.
Inner Functions on the Bidisk and Associated Hilbert Spaces.
Kelly Bickel*, Washington University in St. Louis
(1086461099) 
9:30 a.m.
NormConstrained Determinantal Representations of Multivariable Polynomials.
Anatolii Grinshpan, Drexel University
Dmitry S KaliuzhnyiVerbovetskyi, Drexel University
Hugo J Woerdeman*, Drexel University
(1086471129) 
10:00 a.m.
Generalized models and slope functions for the Schur class of the bidisc.
Nicholas Young*, Newcastle and Leeds Universities
(108647853) 
10:30 a.m.
Nevanlinna Representations in Several Variables.
Jim Agler*, University of California at San Diego
(1086471712) 
11:00 a.m.
Perturbation of operator functions.
Anna Skripka*, University of New Mexico
(1086471308) 
11:30 a.m.
$C^*$algebras generated by truncated Toeplitz operators.
Stephan Ramon Garcia*, Pomona College
(1086471412)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Witt Vectors, Lifting and Descent, I
Room 14A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
James Borger, Australia National University
Alexandru Buium, University of New Mexico
Taylor Dupuy, University of New Mexico dupuy@math.unm.edu
Lance Miller, University of Utah

8:00 a.m.
Fields of Definition of GGalois Branched Covers of the Projective Line.
Hilaf Hasson*, Pennsylvania State University
(1086142037) 
8:30 a.m.
Geometrizing quasicharacters of tori.
Clifton Cunningham, University of Calgary
David Roe*, PIMS/University of Calgary
(1086112646) 
9:00 a.m.
Differential Modular forms and Hecke Operators.
Arnab Saha*, Australian National University
(1086111516) 
9:30 a.m.
The Oort conjecture on lifting covers of curves.
Andrew Obus*, Columbia University
(108614843) 
10:00 a.m.
Liftings of Elliptic and Hyperelliptic Curves.
Luis Finotti*, University of Tennessee
(1086111039) 
10:30 a.m.
Derived Invariants of CalabiYau Threefolds in Positive Characteristic.
Matthew Ward*, University of Washington
(108614150) 
11:00 a.m.
A Torsor of Lifts of The Frobenius (in characteristic zero).
Taylor Dupuy*, University of New Mexico
(1086112172) 
11:30 a.m.
WittBurnside rings and rings of padic functions.
Lance Edward Miller*, University of Utah
Benjamin Steinhurst, Cornell
(1086111347)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on the Influence of Ramanujan on his 125th Birthday, I
Room 8, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
George Andrews, Pennsylvania State University
Bruce Berndt, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign berndt@math.uiuc.edu
Ae Ja Yee, Pennsylvania State University

8:00 a.m.
Ramanujan and Moonshine and topology.
Andreas Malmendier, Colby College
Ken Ono*, Emory University
(1086111828) 
8:30 a.m.
qseries and quantum modular forms.
Robert C. Rhoades*, Stanford University
(1086112401) 
9:00 a.m.
The odd moments of ranks and cranks.
George E Andrews, The Pennsylvania State University
Song Heng Chan*, Nanyang Technological University
Byungchan Kim, Seoul National University of Science and Technology
(1086112177) 
9:30 a.m.
Asymptotic inequalities for positive rank and crank moments.
Karl Mahlburg*, Louisiana State University
Kathrin Bringmann, University of Cologne
(1086111951) 
10:00 a.m.
RankCranktype PDEs and generalized Lambert series identities.
Song Heng Chan, Nanyang Technological University
Atul Abhay Dixit*, Tulane University
Frank G. Garvan, University of Florida, Gainesville
(1086111302) 
10:30 a.m.
Automatic Proof of ThetaFunction Identities.
Frank Garvan, University of Florida
Jie L Liang*, University of Florida
(1086111518) 
11:00 a.m.
Elliptic parameterizations for partition generating functions.
Tim Huber*, University of Texas  Pan American
James Lloyd, University of Texas  Pan American
(1086111619) 
11:30 a.m.
Rademacher's infinite partial fractions conjecture is (almost certainly) false.
Andrew V. Sills*, Georgia Southern University
Doron Zeilberger, Rutgers University
(108611582)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on the Mathematics of Computation: Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, and Applications, II
Room 31C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Susanne C. Brenner, Louisiana State University brenner@math.lsu.edu
ChiWang Shu, Brown University

8:00 a.m.
Solving Planar Elasticity Interface Problems with Cartesian Meshes.
Xu Zhang*, Virginia Tech
(108665814) 
8:30 a.m.
3D Maxwell equations on Exterior Problem.
Lina Ma*, Purdue University
(1086652497) 
9:00 a.m.
Left and right preconditioning for Electrical Impedance Tomography with structural information.
Daniela Calvetti, Case Western Reserve University
Debra McGivney*, Case Western Reserve University
Erkki Somersalo, Case Western Reserve University
(1086651255) 
9:30 a.m.
MPGMRES: a generalized minimum residual method with multiple preconditioners.
Chen Greif, Department of Computer Science, University of British Columbia
Tyrone Rees, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Daniel B Szyld*, Temple University
(1086651525) 
10:00 a.m.
Discontinuous Galerkin method for hyperbolic equations involving $\delta$functions.
Y. Yang*, Brown University
C.W. Shu, Brown University
(108665723) 
10:30 a.m.
Discontinuous Galerkin method for the $M_1$ moment closure model for radiative transfer.
Prince Chidyagwai*, Temple University
Benjamin Seibold, Temple University
Martin Frank, Aachen University, Germany
Philipp Monreal, Aachen University, Germany
(1086651763) 
11:00 a.m.
Hybridizable Discontinuous Galerkin Methods for a Naghditype arch model.
Li Fan*, Wayne State University
Fatih Celiker, Wayne State University
Zhimin Zhang, Wayne State University
(1086651050) 
11:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED:Guaranteed Automatic Algorithms for Integration and Function Recovery.
Fred J. Hickernell*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(108665612)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on the Mathematics of Natural Resource Modeling, I
Room 17B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Shandelle Henson, Andrews University henson@andrews.edu
Catherine A. Roberts, College of the Holy Cross

8:00 a.m.
A basic model for the evolutionarily adaptive dynamics of a population subject to a strong Allee effect.
Jim M. Cushing*, Interdisciplinary Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona
Jarred T. Hudson, University of Arizona
(1086921471) 
8:30 a.m.
Mathematical Analysis of Ecotone Resilience.
Jiang Jiang, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
Daozhou Gao, Proctor Foundation
Donald L. DeAngelis*, Department of Biology, University of Miami
(1086921444) 
9:00 a.m.
Hostpathogen interactions, induced plant defenses, and insect outbreaks.
Bret D Elderd, Dept of Biology, Louisiana State University
Brian Rehill, Dept of Chemistry, US Naval Academy
Kyle Haynes, Blandy Experimental Farm, University of Virginia
Greg Dwyer*, Dept of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago
(1086921452) 
9:30 a.m.
Temporal Dynamics of Galapagos Marine Iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus)haulout.
Brianna G. Payne*, Union College
Shandelle M. Henson, Andrews University
James L. Hayward, Andrews University
Libby C. Megna, Andrews University
Susana R. Velastegui Chavez, Colegio Adventista del Ecuador
(1086922076) 
10:00 a.m.
Optimal investment in a multimutualist system: Trees and ectomycorrhizal fungi.
Holly V Moeller*, Department of Biology, Stanford University
Michael G Neubert, Department of Biology, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
(1086921753) 
10:30 a.m.
Applications to wildfire and fire fuels management in forest landscapelevel planning.
Claire A Montgomery*, Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Corvallis, OR USA
(1086901285) 
11:00 a.m.
A spatial model for chronic wasting disease in mule deer.
M. J. Garlick*, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
J. A. Powell, Utah State University
M. B. Hooten, Utah State University
L. R. McFarlane, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
(1086921979) 
11:30 a.m.
Features of biologically realistic fishery models frequently used in fish stock assessment.
Terrance J. Quinn*, Juneau Center, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks
(1086921295)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.9:10 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Assessment and Outreach
Room 33A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Angela VierlingClaassen, Lesley University

8:00 a.m.
Assessing the Reliability and Precision of the Visual Analog and Likert Response Scales in a Measurement of Statistical Anxiety in Undergraduate Students.
Karen Traxler*, University of Northern Colorado
Soofia Malik, University of Northern Colorado
(1086VA624) 
8:15 a.m.
Using fuzzy logic methods for assessing student learning outcome in a mathematics course.
Jalalidin Jaenbai*, Rogers State University
(1086VA2756) 
8:30 a.m.
An Assessment of Math Proficiency Among High School Students Using the AMC Tests.
Josaphat A. Uvah*, University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida
Kuiyuan Li, University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida
(1086VA1198) 
8:45 a.m.
The Danger of Narrow Calculus Assessments and How to Broaden Them.
John Gruver*, San Diego State University and UC San Deigo
(1086VA2664) 
9:00 a.m.
Mentoring Mathematics and Science Majors in Applying Mathematics.
Frederick A. Adkins*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
YuJu Kuo, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1086VA2767)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.12:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Research in Geometry and Linear Algebra
Room 7A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Andrew Klimas, Xavier University of Louisiana
Judith Silver, Marshall University

8:00 a.m.
Ritz values of normal matrices and Ceva's theorem.
Russell Lee Carden*, Rice University
Derek J Hansen, Rice University
(1086VM1838) 
8:15 a.m.
The probability of choosing a valid correlation matrix.
S. Eastman*, Armstrong Atlantic State University
(1086VM1587) 
8:30 a.m.
Spectrally Arbitrary ZeroNonzero Patterns and the Nilpotent Jacobian Method.
Timothy C Melvin*, Washington State University
(1086VM2706) 
8:45 a.m.
Conics in Extended Taxicab Geometry.
Hope K Snyder*, Washington & Jefferson College
Roman Wong, Washington & Jefferson College
(1086VM1899) 
9:00 a.m.
Extremals and Faces of the Completely Positive and Positive SemidefinitePreserving Cones.
Andrew J. Klimas*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(1086VM657) 
9:15 a.m.
Fregier Families of Conics.
Michael Woltermann*, Washington and Jefferson College
(1086VM567) 
9:30 a.m.
Conics on a Sphere.
Judith A. Silver*, Marshall University
Anna Mummert, Marshall University
Donald W. Silver, Marshall University
Leah Treadaway Billo, Marshall University
(1086VM487) 
9:45 a.m.
Surfaceareaminimizing $n$hedral tiles.
Steven Waruhiu*, the University of Chicago
(1086VM379) 
10:00 a.m.
Angle constructability on lattices generated by different quadrilaterals.
Julianne Teng*, Rosemead, CA
(1086VM528) 
10:15 a.m.
The parbelos, a parabolic analog of the arbelos.
Jonathan Sondow*, New York, NY
(1086VM1653) 
10:30 a.m.
Plane Geometry and Complex Numbers.
Marc Chamberland*, Grinnell College
(1086VM2399) 
10:45 a.m.
Rolling down the hill from convex hull to closure.
Joshua Kaminsky*, Saint Mary's College of Maryland
(1086VM2730) 
11:00 a.m.
Abstract Affine Programming and Generalized Tucker Tableaux  Preliminary Report.
Tien Chih*, University of Montana
(1086VM2487) 
11:15 a.m.
From the Fermat point to a generalization and some applications.
Michael de Villiers*, University of KwaZuluNatal
(1086VM2220) 
11:30 a.m.
Uniformly Distributed Sequences.
Thomas M McKenzie*, Gonzaga University
(1086VM988) 
11:45 a.m.
Riemannian submersion and Lagrangian isometric immersion.
Yun Myung Oh*, Andrews University
(1086VM834) 
12:00 p.m.
Polyhedral differential geometry.
Alan Durfee*, Mount Holyoke College
(1086VM827)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Research in Graph Theory and Combinatorics, II
Room 33C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Eric Gottlieb, Rhodes College
Feryal Alayont, Grand Valley State University

8:00 a.m.
Equilaterally $k$Isotoxal Tiles.
Casey Mann*, The University of Texas at Tyler
Ali Chick, The University of Texas at Tyler
(1086VN1750) 
8:15 a.m.
Moveable Firefighters in the Firefighter Problem.
Daniel P Biebighauser*, Concordia College, Moorhead
(1086VN816) 
8:30 a.m.
Optimized Routing of Unmanned Aerial Systems to Address Informational Gaps in Counterinsurgency.
Andrew C Lee*, United States Military Academy
(1086VN2564) 
8:45 a.m.
Distribution of distances under the Double Cut and Join model of genome rearrangement.
Manda Riehl*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(1086VN1956) 
9:00 a.m.
Cartesian powers of graphs and consecutive radio labelings.
Amanda J Watkins Niedzialomski*, University of Iowa
(1086VN2632) 
9:15 a.m.
Isoperimetric Inequalities for Directed Graphs.
Franklin Hardin Jones Kenter*, University of California, San Diego
Fan Chung, University of California, San Diego
(1086VN2702) 
9:30 a.m.
On Algebraically Defined Graphs and Generalized Quadrangles.
Brian G Kronenthal*, University of Delaware
(1086VN721) 
9:45 a.m.
On the ErdősSós Conjecture and graphs without a $P_{k+4}$.
Gary F. Tiner*, Faulkner University
Nancy Eaton, University of Rhode Island
(1086VN2203) 
10:00 a.m.
Topos Axioms and the Categories of Graphs.
Demitri J. Plessas*, The University of Montana
(1086VN2385) 
10:15 a.m.
The 1relaxed game chromatic number of complete multipartite semiHamiltonian graphs.
John Portin*, Linfield College
Alexander Sistko, Bradley University
Luke Naftz, Colorado State University
Tyler Hays, Berklee University
Nino Barrett, Rochester College
Susan Rufai, McMinnville High School
Jennifer FirkinsNordstrom, Linfield College
Chuck Dunn, Linfield College
(1086VN2184) 
10:30 a.m.
SpragueGrundy Numbers for Nim on Graphs.
Janine E. Janoski*, King's College
Neil J. Calkin, Clemson University
Allison Nelson, Appalachian State University
Sydney Ryan, Grinnell College
Chao Xu, Stony Brook University
(1086VN2115) 
10:45 a.m.
A new lower bound for a variation of Cops and Robber on the hypercube, with an application to Graph Searching.
David Offner*, Westminster College
Kerry Ojakian, Bronx Community College (CUNY)
(1086VN2137) 
11:00 a.m.
Total Efficient Dominating Sets in Cayley Graphs of Dihedral Groups.
Mari F Castle*, Kennesaw State University
Joe DeMaio, Kennesaw State University
Keegan Gary, Kennesaw State University
(1086VN2171) 
11:15 a.m.
Total Efficient Dominating Sets in Cayley Graphs of Finite Abelian Groups.
Hollis Brewer*, Kennesaw State University
Mari F. Castle, Kennesaw State University
Joe DeMaio, Kennesaw State University
(1086VN2175) 
11:30 a.m.
Downhill Domination Numbers of Graphs.
Jessie A. Deering*, East Tennessee State University
Teresa W. Haynes, East Tennessee State University
Stephen T. Hedetniemi, Clemson University
William Jamieson, East Tennessee State University
(1086VN2900) 
11:45 a.m.
Uphill Domination in Graphs.
William B Jamieson*, East Tennessee State University
Jessie Deering, East Tennessee State University
Teresa Haynes, East Tennessee State University
Stephen Hedetniemi, Clemson University
(1086VN2902)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Mathematical Biology
Room 13, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Numerical Evidence for Sustaining Normal Intracellular Calcium Oscillations by StoreOperated Calcium Entry Alone in Pancreatic $\beta$Cells.
Weijiu Liu*, University of Central Arkansas
(108692316) 
8:00 a.m.
A Dynamical Model for the Human Menstrual Cycle that Simulates the Key Hormonal Changes of the Menopausal Transition.
Alison Margolskee*, North Carolina State University
James Selgrade, North Carolina State University
(1086922098) 
8:15 a.m.
Foam cell formation in atherosclerosis: HDL and macrophage reverse cholesterol transport.
L R Ritter*, Southern Polytechnic State University
(108692488) 
8:30 a.m.
A Mathematical Model of the Effects of Growth and Remodeling on the Artery in a Hypertensive State.
Maya Elise Johnson*, Texas A&M University
(1086491872) 
8:45 a.m.
Agentbased modeling of straininduced lung inflammation.
Patrick Gaskill*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Rebecca Heise, Virginia Commonwealth University
Ramana Pidaparti, Virginia Commonwealth University
Angela Reynolds, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1086922612) 
9:00 a.m.
An Optimal Control Approach for Modeling the Response to HeadUp Tilt.
Nakeya D Williams*, North Carolina State University
Mette S Olufsen, North Carolina State University
Hien Tran, North Carolina State University
Jesper Mehlsen, Frederiksberg University Hospital, Denmark
(1086921005) 
9:15 a.m.
A Numerical Study and Stability Analysis of a Model for In Vitro Inhibition of Cancer Cell Mutation.
Muhammad Usman*, University of Dayton
Giacomo Flora, University of Dayton
Christopher Yakopcic, University of Dayton
(1086652096) 
9:30 a.m.
Coupled Flipflops: Noise and Analysis for a Sleepwake Cycle Model.
Justin R. Dunmyre*, University of Michigan
Victoria Booth, University of Michigan
(1086921514) 
9:45 a.m.
A Mathematical Model of the Sleep/Wake Regulatory System.
Lisa Rogers*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(1086921989) 
10:00 a.m.
Is our Sensing Compressed?
Victor Barranca*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(108692869) 
10:15 a.m.
Dynamics of a Conductancebased Neuronal Network Model of Olfaction in Drosophila.
Dori Luli*, Arizona State University
Sharon M Crook, Arizona State University
(1086922031) 
10:30 a.m.
Modelling musth and mate choice in an African elephant.
Tugba Yildirim*, Florida State University
Mike MestertonGibbons, Florida State University
(1086911863) 
10:45 a.m.
Use of the heat kernel to establish naturals maps between anatomical surface models.
Jonathan R. Bates*, Florida State University
(1086922671) 
11:00 a.m.
Applying Mathematical Tools to Accelerate Shigella Vaccine Development.
Courtney L Davis*, Pepperdine University
Rezwanul Wahid, Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland
Franklin R Toapanta, Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland
Marcelo B Sztein, Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland
Doron Levy, Center for Scientific Computation and Mathematical Modeling, University of Maryland
(1086922530) 
11:15 a.m.
A mathematical Model for the Spread of the West Nile Virus in Colorado.
Ana VivasBarber*, Adams State University
Sunmi Lee, Case Western Reserve University
(1086372592) 
11:30 a.m.
Impact of temperature and bird species diversity on the transmission of West Nile virus.
Guihong Fan*, Arizona State University
(1086392209) 
11:45 a.m.
Mathematical Models of Nutrient Recycling and Toxin Production in a Gradostat.
Xiaoyang Dong*, University of Texas at Arlington
Hristo Kojouharov, University of Texas at Arlington
James Grover, Department of Biology, University of Texas at Arlington
(1086921155)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and the Arts: Practice, Pedagogy, and Discovery, III
Room 6E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Douglas Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu

8:00 a.m.
A Visual Tour of Lesser Known Art and Architecture as Examples of Mathematical Development of World Civilizations.
Elizabeth C. Rogers*, Piedmont College
(1086K12932) 
8:20 a.m.
The Plastic (or Silver) Number.
Frode Rønning*, SørTrøndelag University College
(1086K1929) 
8:40 a.m.
The GaussBonnet Theorem and the Sydney Opera.
Alexander J Hahn*, University of Notre Dame
(1086K1901) 
9:00 a.m.
DaVinci Revisited.
Susan McBurney*, Western Springs, Illinois
(1086K1522) 
9:20 a.m.
Pascal's Palette: Artworks Inspired by the Numbers 70 and 84.
Charlene Morrow*, Mount Holyoke College
(1086K12788) 
9:40 a.m.
Fibonacci Drawing  Exploring the beauty of the Fibonacci Sequence through abstract drawing.
Susan Happersett*, Independent Artist
(1086K1899) 
10:00 a.m.
What's in an octave?
Shirley Yap*, California State University East Bay
(1086K12722) 
10:20 a.m.
Discovering Connections Between Modern Mathematics, Music and Art.
Monica VanDieren*, Robert Morris University
Heather Pinson, Robert Morris University
(1086K12269) 
10:40 a.m.
Numbers in Music. Harmonies, Numbers, Notes: the Values of Pythagorean School.
Irene Iaccarino*, Music School, Crotone, Italy
(1086K1830) 
11:00 a.m.
A Model for Arranging Melodies for Ukulele.
Christopher E Brown*, California Lutheran University
(1086K1402) 
11:20 a.m.
Teaching "Mathematics in Square Dancing".
David J Schmitz*, North Central College
(1086K11307) 
11:40 a.m.
Mathematics and Ballet.
Karl Schaffer*, De Anza College and the Dr. Schaffer and Mr. Stern Dance Ensemble
(1086K12780)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Projects, Demonstrations, and Activities that Engage Liberal Arts Mathematics Students, I
Room 5A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sarah Mabrouk, Framingham State University smabrouk@framingham.edu

8:00 a.m.
Developing Voting Systems on the First Day: an IBL Approach.
Eric B. Kahn*, Bloomsburg University
(1086M5538) 
8:20 a.m.
Voting Alliances: Using Politics to Motivate Combinatorial Counting.
Christopher S Shaw*, Columbia College Chicago
(1086M52946) 
8:40 a.m.
The Future of Voting: Engaging students through designing voting systems.
Erin E. Bancroft*, Grove City College
(1086M51395) 
9:00 a.m.
Voting: The Intersection of Mathematics & Citizen Leadership.
Jacqueline Anderson Hall*, Longwood University
(1086M52714) 
9:20 a.m.
A final project in a mathematics of games class: create your own new game!
AndrewDavid Bjork*, Siena Heights University
(1086M51824) 
9:40 a.m.
Liberal Arts Mathematics: Do It Yourself with SNAP  Simulation, Random Walks.
Jerome L. Caldwell*, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
(1086M51603) 
10:00 a.m.
A Strange Attractor in the Kitchen.
Rachel R. RoeDale*, Skidmore College
(1086M51391) 
10:20 a.m.
Little Fractal on the Prairie: a study of fractal dimension.
Andrea N Young*, Ripon College
(1086M5877) 
10:40 a.m.
Bringing Mathematics to Life through Dialogue Based Activities and Manipulatives.
James C. Price*, Fort Smith
(1086M51256) 
11:00 a.m.
Is it logical? Exploring the validity of arguments.
J. Christopher Tweddle*, University of Evansville
(1086M52021) 
11:20 a.m.
Using JobQuests as a Capstone Project for Statistics in a Liberal Arts Mathematics Course.
Brian P. Beaudrie*, Northern Arizona University
(1086M52364) 
11:40 a.m.
Projects for liberal arts majors explaining the concept of limit in probability problems simulated on the TI84 calculator.
Patricia Baggett*, New Mexico State University
Andrzej Ehrenfeucht, Computer Science Dept, University of Colorado
(1086M51896)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, II
Room 3, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Kyeong Hah Roh, Arizona State University rhah1@asu.edu
Stacy Brown, Pitzer College
Mike Oehrtman, University of Northern Colorado

8:00 a.m.
The Connection between Calibration Levels and Students' Mathematical Proficiency.
Brian Arthur Christopher*, University of Northern Colorado
(1086N11978) 
8:20 a.m.
The Emergence of Algebraic Structure: Students Come to Understand ZeroDivisors.
John Paul Cook*, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
(1086N11998) 
8:40 a.m.
The effect of preview video lectures using Smart Board, Camtasia Studios, and Podcasting on mathematical achievement and mathematics selfefficacy.
Minsu Kim*, University of North Georgia
(1086N1517) 
9:00 a.m.
Reasoning About Solutions in Linear Algebra: The Case of Abraham and the Invertible Matrix Theorem.
Megan Wawro*, Virginia Tech
(1086N11163) 
9:20 a.m.
Role of Instructor Prompts in Reinvention of Sequence Convergence Definition.
Jungeun Park*, University of Delware
Jason Martin, University of Central Arkansas
(1086N12794) 
9:40 a.m.
A Characterization of the Cognitive Demand of Calculus I Final Exams in U.S. Colleges and Universities.
Michael A. Tallman*, Arizona State University
Marilyn P. Carlson, Arizona State University
(1086N11420) 
10:00 a.m.
Students' Ways of Thinking about Solution Sets Envisioned as Unions of Subsets and Their Relation to Over Counting in Combinatorics.
Aviva Halani*, Arizona State University
(1086N11465) 
10:20 a.m.
Mathematicians Reading MathematicsA View of the Experts.
Mary D Shepherd*, Northwest Missouri State University
(1086N11214) 
10:40 a.m.
Conventions and Mathematical MeaningAn Exploration Through Functions and Inverses.
Stacy M. Musgrave*, University of Georgia
Kevin C. Moore, University of Georgia, Department of Mathematics and Science Education
(1086N12734) 
11:00 a.m.
Students' Differing Experiences in Calculus I.
Jessica Ellis*, UCSD/ SDSU
Chris Rasmussen, SDSU
(1086N1676) 
11:20 a.m.
TALK ADDED: A model of students' combinatorial thinking, Elise Lockwood, Portland State University.

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Special Functions and Ordinary Differential Equations
Room 18, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
Reality of zeros of the coefficient polynomials of Hermitediagonal operators.
Tamas Forgacs*, California State University, Fresno
Andrzej Piotrowski, University of Alaska Southeast
(1086301233) 
8:15 a.m.
Discussion 
8:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED On The Differential Operator Representation of Linear Operators Which Are Diagonal With Respect To Legendre Basis.
Hagop Karakazian*, California State University, Fresno
Tamas Forgacs, California State University, Fresno
(108630750) 
8:30 a.m.
On the structure of a class of Invariant Kernels.
Troy Banks*, Salisbury University
(1086152873) 
8:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Characterizing the General Sheffer Orthogonal Polynomial Sequences.
Daniel Joseph Galiffa*, Penn State Erie
(1086332082) 
9:00 a.m.
New series representations for Jacobi's triple product identity and more via the $q$Markov method.
Moa Apagodu*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1086051441) 
9:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED:A New Algorithm on Hypergeometric Summations and Recursions on Wigner's 6 $j$Symbols.
Xinyu Sun*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(108605865) 
9:30 a.m.
A differential theorem and its application to evaluations of special functions at some singularities.
Hoang Ngoc Minh*, University Lille 2
Gérard H.E. Duchamp, University Paris 13
(108605393) 
9:45 a.m.
Power Series, Automatic Differentiation and Differential Equations.
R. Thelwell*, James Madison University
(1086341709) 
10:00 a.m.
Slow passage through resonance: the big picture.
Bruno D. Welfert*, Arizona State University
Juan M. Lopez, Arizona State University
(1086342360) 
10:15 a.m.
Firstorder nonlinear nonlocal boundary value problem with pLaplacian.
Douglas R. Anderson*, Concordia College Moorhead
(108634369) 
10:30 a.m.
Asymptotic behavior of solutions of a BVP arising from fluid mechanics.
Susmita Sadhu*, Georgia College & State University
Joseph E Paullet, Pennsylvania State University at Erie
(1086342499) 
10:45 a.m.
On the solvability on nonlinear impulsive boundary value problems at resonance.
Dan M Maroncelli*, North Carolina State University
Jesus Rodriguez, North Carolina State University
(1086342331) 
11:00 a.m.
Stability of Impulsive Functional Differential Equations.
Dilbaj Singh*, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India.
Dr. Sanjay Kumar Srivastava, Beant College of Engineering and Technology, Gurdaspur, Punjab, INDIA.
(108634626) 
11:15 a.m.
Asymptotic Behavior of Orbits of Kolmogorov Type Planar Vector Fields with a Fixed Newton Polygon.
Faina Berezovskaya*, Howard University
(1086341639) 
11:30 a.m.
Damping/Dissipative Forces having FiniteTime Dynamics.
Ronald E Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
Tre Wells, Morehouse College
(108634280) 
11:45 a.m.
An Exact Solution to the Linear Plus Onethird Amplitude Damping Problem.
Tre Wells*, Morehouse College
Ronald E Mickens, Clark Atlanta University
(108634278)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.9:15 a.m.
MAA Session on Student Success in Quantitative Reasoning, I
Room 11B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ray Collings, Georgia Perimeter College Ray.Collings@gpc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Project Infinity, A Preliminary Report.
Ray E. Collings*, Georgia Perimeter College
(1086P12960) 
8:20 a.m.
Mathematics for the Liberal Arts, an Interdisciplinary Approach.
A AlHasan*, Newberry College
(1086P12061) 
8:40 a.m.
A Liberal Arts Quantitative Literacy Seminar Becomes an Institutional Research Team.
Jennifer A. Bruce*, Maryville College
(1086P12346) 
9:00 a.m.
Teaching Multiple linear regression to business students.
Aldo R Maldonado*, Park University
(1086P12157)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Waves, Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer
Room 12, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Hurricanes and Atmospheric & Oceanic Whirlpools by Means of Linear and Nonlinear Internal Kelvin Waves Confined in Cylindrical Basins.
Ranis N Ibragimov*, University of Texas at Brownsville
(108635331) 
8:15 a.m.
Orbital stability of standingwaves by means of the symmetric rearrangement.
Daniele Garrisi*, Inha University
(1086351710) 
8:30 a.m.
Pitchfork bifurcation of a steadystate PoissonNernstPlanck systems for ion channels with permanent charge: Multiple IV relations.
Weishi Liu, University of Kansas
Xuemin Tu, University of Kansas
Mingji Zhang*, University of Kansas
(108635530) 
8:45 a.m.
Regularity and uniqueness for a class of solutions to the hydrodynamic flow of nematic liquid crystals.
Tao Huang*, University of Kentucky
Changyou Wang, University of Kentucky
(1086351740) 
9:00 a.m.
A mathematical perspective on ketchup.
Yuriko Renardy*, Virginia Tech
Kara L Maki, Rochester Institute of Technology
(108676837) 
9:15 a.m.
Linear and First Order Solutions for a Three Dimensional Convective Flow in a Mushy layer.
Dambaru Bhatta*, University of TexasPan American
Daniel N Riahi, University of TexasPan American
(1086761546) 
9:30 a.m.
Alternative powers of decay in swirling vortex solutions.
Pavel Belik, Augsburg College
Douglas P. Dokken, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
Mikhail M. Shvartsman*, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
Kurt Scholz, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN
(1086762751) 
9:45 a.m.
Diffusion for Markov Wave Equations.
Clark Musselman*, Bard College at Simon's Rock
Jeffrey Schenker, Michigan State University
(108681475) 
10:00 a.m.
Stabilizability of Coupling Controllers of Waves due to Energy functional and Decomposition methods.
M. Najafi, Kent State University
Mohammad Moe Najafi*, Same
(108693603) 
10:15 a.m.
Wellposedness of boundary layers in viscoelastic flows.
Michael Renardy*, Virginia Tech
Xiaojun Wang, Pennsylvania State University
(1086762500) 
10:30 a.m.
Singularities in Free interface problems and Universality.
Stuart Kent*, University of Arizona
Shankar Venkataramani, University of Arizona
(1086762918) 
10:45 a.m.
Transport of Brownian particles in a curved channel confined by a periodic potential.
Xinli Wang*, University of South Carolina Upstate
German Drazer, Rutgers The state University of New Jersey
(1086762289) 
11:00 a.m.
A new application of the reproducing kernel Hilbert space method to solve MHD JefferyHamel flows Problem in nonparallel walls.
Ali Akgul*, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(1086341193) 
11:15 a.m.
Design Parameter Settings for a PhysicallyRealizable Uniform Temperature Boundary Condition Specification on a Wall of a Cubicle Enclosure.
Perry Y.C. Lee*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Wey Herng Leong, Ryerson University
(108680887)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Modeling Across the Curriculum: Bringing Relevance to Middle, High School and Early Undergraduate Math Experiences
Room 11A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ron Buckmire, National Science Foundation
Peter Turner, Clarkson University pturner@clarkson.edu

8:00 a.m.
SIAM NSF Workshop on Modeling across the Curriculum.
Peter R. Turner*, Clarkson University
(1086972249) 
8:30 a.m.
Coursework and Programs in Applied and Computational Mathematics at the University Level.
Jeffrey Humphreys*, Brigham Young University
Robert M. Panoff, Shodor
(1086652987) 
9:00 a.m.
Coursework in Applied and Computational Mathematics at the High School Level.
Katherine Socha*, Math for America
(1086972504) 
9:30 a.m.
Reflections on Modeling based on the MAA National Survey of Calculus.
David Bressoud*, Macalester College
(1086972305) 
10:00 a.m.
Discussion on the SIAMNSF Workshop Report and next steps.
Ron Buckmire*, National Science Foundation
(1086972993)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Employment Center
Exhibit Hall A, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:15 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics and Finite Groups
Room 19, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:15 a.m.
A group of class $2$ and prime exponent is capable if its commutator subgroup is sufficiently large.
Arturo Magidin*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(108620125) 
8:30 a.m.
On Two Classes of Finite Inseparable $p$Groups.
Joseph Kirtland*, Marist College
(108620118) 
8:45 a.m.
The ChermakDelgado Lattice of a Finite Group.
Elizabeth Wilcox*, Colgate University
(1086201941) 
9:00 a.m.
Loops categorically isomorphic to Bruck loops.
Mark B. Greer*, University of Denver
(1086202001) 
9:15 a.m.
Computations for Coxeter arrangements and Solomon's descent algebra.
Marcus Bishop*, Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
(108620471) 
9:30 a.m.
Algebras associated to finite Coxeter groups.
Colleen Duffy*, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
(1086162572) 
9:45 a.m.
Coxeter groups, palindromic Poincaré polynomials and triangle group avoidance.
Edward L Richmond*, University of British Columbia
William Slofstra, University of California  Davis
(108605229) 
10:00 a.m.
The Reduction Map for the Moduli Spaces of Weighted Stable Hyperplane Arrangements.
Jaeho Shin*, The University of Georgia
(1086142687) 
10:15 a.m.
Path tableaux and Hecke algebra characters.
Brittany Shelton*, Lehigh University
Mark Skandera, Lehigh University
(108605440) 
10:30 a.m.
Divided difference operator on highest root Hessenberg varieties.
Nicholas Teff*, University of Iowa
(1086052977) 
10:45 a.m.
On the Structure of Automorphisms and Symmetric Spaces of Dicyclic Groups.
A. Bishop*, North Carolina State University
B. Turner, North Carolina State University
N. Schwartz, North Carolina State University
J. Hutchens, North Carolina State University
C. Cyr, University of Florida
S. Kamholtz, University of Oregon
(1086202390) 
11:00 a.m.
Duoprisms: Polytope Numbers and Multiplication.
Eric Fairchild*, Grove City College
Robin Mabe, Grove City College
Emma Polaski, Grove City College
(1086052100) 
11:15 a.m.
Expanded Simplices and Polytope Numbers.
Robin Mabe*, Grove City College
Eric Fairchild, Grove City College
Emma Polaski, Grove City College
(1086052102) 
11:30 a.m.
Higher Order Rectification: Polytope Numbers and Cutting.
Emma Polaski*, Grove City College
Eric Fairchild, Grove City College
Robin Mabe, Grove City College
(1086052106)

8:15 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:15 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Numerical Methods and Inverse, Optimization, and Variational Problems
Room 30B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED:Inverse boundary and source problem for fractional diffusion equations.
Lihua Zuo*, Texas A&M University
Xu, Michigan State University
Rundell, Texas A&M University
(108635586) 
8:30 a.m.
Sparse texture patterns and solution to PDE.
Hayden Schaeffer*, University of California, Los Angeles
Stanley Osher, University of California, Los Angeles
(1086492463) 
8:45 a.m.
Nonlocal speckle denoising models based on total variation minimization.
Arundhati Bagchi Misra*, Saginaw Valley State University
Hyeona Lim, Mississippi State University
(108665422) 
9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Computing 3D Rotations for Computer Graphics.
Paul R Bouthellier*, University of PittsburghTitusville
(108665152) 
9:00 a.m.
TALK MOVED TO 9:00 AM: Spectrally Matched Grids: Anisotropy and SemiInfinite Spectral Intervals.
Adnan H Sabuwala*, California State University, Fresno
(1086652566) 
9:15 a.m.
Break. 
9:30 a.m.
Optimal Control of Neutral Functional Differential Inclusions.
Lianwen Wang*, University of Central Missouri
(108649925) 
9:45 a.m.
Optimization of classifiers' parameters based on pso/sa algorithms for classification of fMRI data.
Mahdi Zarei*, School of Science, Information Technology & Engineering University of Ballarat
Hijran Mirzayeva, School of Science, Information Technology & Engineering University of Ballarat
(1086491194) 
10:00 a.m.
Regularization for Second Order Hyperbolic Partial Differential Equation with Neumann Bounday Condition.
Narayan Thapa*, Minot State University, Minot, ND
(108649411) 
10:15 a.m.
Solution of Variational Problems by using a Hybrid Functions Approximation.
Mohsen Razzaghi*, Mississippi State University
(108649633) 
10:30 a.m.
OscillationFree Stability Analysis for Linear and Semilinear Diffusion Equations.
R. C. Harwood*, George Fox University
V. S. Manoranjan, Washington State University
(1086652478) 
10:45 a.m.
Trigonometricallyfitted block hybrid second derivative algorithm for oscillatory problems.
Fidele F Ngwane*, USC Salkehatchie
Samuel N Jator, Austin Peay State University
(108665680) 
11:00 a.m.
Solving an Ill Conditioned Linear System using the Extended Iterative Refinement Algorithm: The Convergence Theorem.
Abdramane Serme*, The City University of New York (CUNY/BMCC)
Jean W. Richard, The City University of New York (CUNY/BMCC)
(1086652748) 
11:15 a.m.
Extragradient Methods for Inverse Problems.
Selin Sariaydin*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Baasansuren Jadamba, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1086652431) 
11:30 a.m.
A multilevel projected steepest descent iteration for nonlinear inverse problems in Banach spaces subject to stability constraints.
Maarten de Hoop, Purdue University
Lingyun Qiu*, Purdue University
Otmar Scherzer, Computational Science Center, University of Vienna, Austria
(1086652637) 
11:45 a.m.
On extremum problem with constraints for discrete inclusions.
Hijran Mirzayeva*, School of Science, Information Technology & Engineering, University of Ballarat
(1086491186)

8:15 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:30 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Geometry and Differential and Hyperbolic Geometry
Room 31B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:30 a.m.
The Coarse Geometry of the Kakimizu Complex.
Roberto C Pelayo*, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Jesse Johnson, Oklahoma State University
Robin Wilson, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1086571694) 
8:45 a.m.
Isotopy Convergence Theorem.
Ji Li*, University of Connecticut
(108657926) 
9:00 a.m.
Finding Formulas for the Complexity of Riemann Surfaces.
AldoHilario CruzCota*, DePaul University
Teresita RamirezRosas, Chicago, IL
(1086572182) 
9:15 a.m.
Desargues' Theorem in Laguerre Planes.
Robert D. Knight*, Ohio UniversityChillicothe
(1086512785) 
9:30 a.m.
Asymptotically small pseudoAnosov sequences.
Aaron D Valdivia*, Florida Southern College
(1086511850) 
9:45 a.m.
New Asymptotica in Snell Geometries.
J Mealy*, Austin College
(108651377) 
10:00 a.m.
Legendrian $\theta$graphs.
Danielle O'Donnol*, Imperial College London
Elena Pavelescu, Oklahoma State University
(108657159) 
10:15 a.m.
The topology of a subspace of the Legendrian curves in a closed contact 3manifold.
Abbas Bahri, Rutgers University
Ali Maalaoui*, Rutgers University
Vittorio Martino, Sissa International School for Advanced Studies
(108653985) 
10:30 a.m.
ChernSimons classes and the Ricci flow on 3manifolds.
Christopher R Godbout*, Ursinus College
(108653570) 
10:45 a.m.
Conformal diffeomorphisms of gradient Ricci solitons and generalized quasiEinstein manifolds.
Jeffrey Jauregui*, University of Pennsylvania
William Wylie, Syracuse University
(1086531966) 
11:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The Geometry of SpaceTimeMatter.
David E Betounes*, University of Texas of the Permian Basin
(1086531254) 
11:15 a.m.
Area growth of surfaces with bounded mean curvature.
Dechang Chen*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
(1086531972) 
11:30 a.m.
Probability Theory of Random Polygons from the Quaternionic Viewpoint.
Jason Cantarella, University of Georgia
Tetsuo Deguchi, Ochanomizu University
Clayton Shonkwiler*, University of Georgia
(1086531892)

8:30 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 8:45 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Modeling and Applications of Mathematics, I
Room 33B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
John Diamantopoulos, Northeastern State University

8:45 a.m.
The Sequence Reconstruction Problem as an Integer Programming Problem.
Angela Angeleska*, The University of Tampa
Sabrina Kleessen, MaxPlanck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam, Germany
Zoran Nikoloski, MaxPlanck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam, Germany
(1086VG1358) 
9:00 a.m.
Breakup of an extending particleladen liquid jet.
Muhammad Irfan Hameed*, University of South Carolina Upstate
(1086VG2262) 
9:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Stability of the homeotropic orientation in the optical Fredericks transition of a liquid crystal layer.
Eric P. Choate*, Naval Postgraduate School
(1086VG2455) 
9:30 a.m.
Clustering Methods to Detect Gas Plumes in Hyperspectral Images.
Justin Y Sunu, California State University Long Beach
Torin A Gerhart*, California State University Long Beach
(1086VG2695) 
9:45 a.m.
An Integrated Fuzzy Production Model with shortages Under Two Warehouses.
Shiv Raj Singh*, Department of Mathematics, D.N. College, Meerut, UP,India
(1086VG114) 
10:00 a.m.
Application of Intuitionistic Fuzzy Set and Fuzzy Set in Medical Diagnosis.
Satyajit Das, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Patna, Bihar800013, India
Debashree Guha*, Indian Institute of Technology Patna, Patna, Bihar800013, India
(1086VG2261) 
10:15 a.m.
Theoretical model for metabolic blood flow regulation in a heterogeneous microvascular network.
Brendan C. Fry*, University of Arizona
Timothy W. Secomb, University of Arizona
(1086VG1620) 
10:30 a.m.
A Mathematical Model of Denitrification Metabolic Network in \em{Pseudomonas aeruginosa}.
Seda Arat*, Department of Mathematics and Virginia Bioinformatics Institute/Virginia Tech
George Bullerjahn, Department of Biology and Center for Photochemical Sciences, Bowling Green State University
Reinhard Laubenbacher, Department of Mathematics and Virginia Bioinformatics Institute/Virginia Tech
(1086VG1071) 
10:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Numerical Simulations of a Multiphase Model for Biofilm Development.
Mark E Whidden*, Florida State University
(1086VG2069) 
11:00 a.m.
On coarsegrained Normal Mode Analysis and refined Gaussian Network Model for protein structure fluctuations.
JunKoo Park*, Houghton College
(1086VG2351) 
11:15 a.m.
Ultrasensitivity for Graded Multisite Activation Networks.
Shane Ryerson*, University of California, Irvine
German Enciso, University of California, Irvine
(1086VG2976) 
11:30 a.m.
Action Potentials in Peripheral Auditory Nervous System: A Novel PDE Distribution Model.
Rebecca Gasper*, The University of Iowa
(1086VG415) 
11:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Stochastic switching and alternating activity bouts resulting from mutual inhibition and applications to sleepwake cycling in mammals.
Badal Joshi*, University of Minnesota
Mainak Patel, Duke University
(1086VG864)

8:45 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Thinking linearly about data.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Timothy Chartier*, Davidson College
(1086A013) 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #8: Part A
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Room 29D, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Aparna Higgins, University of Dayton
Joseph Gallian, University of Minnesota Duluth 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #1: Part A
Heavenly mathematics: The forgotten art of spherical trigonometry.
Room 29C, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Glen Van Brummelen, Quest University
Joel Silverberg, Roger Williams University 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #13: Part A
Problembased courses for teachers, future teachers, and math majors.
Room 30A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Darryl Yong, Harvey Mudd College
Bowen Kerins, Education Development Center
James King, University of Washington 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 9:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Ideas for Courses in the First Two Years, III
Room 5B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Andrew Granville Bennett, Kansas State University bennett@math.ksu.edu

9:00 a.m.
New Educational Program in Mathematics for STEM Majors, Part I.
Andrew Bucki*, Langston University
Abebaw Tadesse, Langston University
(1086H11738) 
9:20 a.m.
Exploratory Projects in an Introduction to Discrete Mathematics Course.
Debra Hydorn*, University of Mary Washington
(1086H11980) 
9:40 a.m.
Strengthening data analysis knowledge and skills through practice.
Charles Bergeron*, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Lisa Morkowchuk, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
David Clarke, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
(1086H12406) 
10:00 a.m.
Mathematics and the Law: Recruiting from the Social Sciences.
Jeff Suzuki*, Brooklyn College
(1086H11049) 
10:20 a.m.
Math Trails Across Your Campus.
Lee J Fothergill, Mount Saint Mary College
Mike Daven*, Mount Saint Mary College
(1086H11247) 
10:40 a.m.
Are Numbers Real?  a First Year Seminar.
Edwin P Herman*, University of WisconsinStevens Point
(1086H12379) 
11:00 a.m.
Inspiring Mathematical Interest through Interdisciplinary Projects.
Sheila K Miller*, City University of New York: New York City College of Technology
(1086H12860) 
11:20 a.m.
Experimental Mathematics for the First Year Student.
David A. Brown*, Ithaca College
(1086H1549) 
11:40 a.m.
Mathematical ProblemSolving and Algorithmic Thinking.
Edmund A. Lamagna*, University of Rhode Island
(1086H12027)

9:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAAYMN Panel Discussion
Career options for undergraduate mathematics majors.
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Nyles Breecher, Brigham Young University
Allison Oldham, William and Mary University
Panelists:
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Poster Session
Mathematical outreach programs.
Exhibit Hall B2, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Subcommittee on Research by Undergraduates Panel Discussion
The benefits of research with undergraduates for faculty.
Room 1B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Steven Schlicker, Grand Valley State University
Zsuzsanna Zsaniszlo, Valparaiso University
Panelists:
Edward Aboufadel, Grand Valley State University
David Carothers, James Madison University
Dennis Davenport, Howard University
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University
Cynthia Wyels, California State University, Channel Islands 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Session for Chairs
The transition from high school to college mathematics.
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Daniel Maki, Macalester College
Catherine M. Murphy, Purdue University Calumet
Panelists:
David Bressoud, Macalester College
Bernard Madison, University of Arkansas 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Student Hospitality/Information Center
Exhibit Hall B2, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Summer Program for Women in Mathematics (SPWM) Reunion
Room 10, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Exhibit Hall B1, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 9:30 a.m.11:10 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Probability and Statistics, III
Room 33A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University

9:30 a.m.
2$\varphi$ + 1 and Fibonacci Sequence.
Arulalan M. Rajan*, Centre for Electronics Design and Technology, Indian Institute of Science
Vittal Rao, Centre for Electronics Design and Technology, Indian Institute of Science
H S Jamadagni, Centre for Electronics Design and Technology, Indian Institue of Science
Ashok Rao, Mysore, Karnataka, India
(1086VI1520) 
9:45 a.m.
Exponentiated WeibullExponential Distribution: Some Properties and Applications.
Ahmad M. Alzaghal*, Central Michigan University
(1086VI1434) 
10:00 a.m.
An Empirical Likelihood Ratio Based GoodnessofFit Test for Skew Normal Distributions.
Grace Ngunkeng*, Bowling Green State University
Wei Ning, Bowling Green State University
(1086VI1299) 
10:15 a.m.
Adaptive Design for NonStationary Surfaces Using Changes in Slope.
Marian Frazier*, The Ohio State University
William I. Notz, The Ohio State University
(1086VI1068) 
10:30 a.m.
Finite Priority Queueing System with Service Interruption.
Madhu Jain*, IIT Roorkee, Haridwar, India
(1086VI500) 
10:45 a.m.
Reliability of a two class koutofn system with repair.
George Dr Mytalas*, New York, NY
Michael Dr Zazanis, Department of Statistics Athens University of Economics and Business
(1086VI1608) 
11:00 a.m.
The Power Law, or: Just Your Everyday 25sigma Event...
Andrew Niedermaier*, Jane Street Capital
(1086VI95)

9:30 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMS Special Presentation
Who wants to be a mathematicianNational contest.
Room 6F, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Mike A. Breen, AMS
William T. Butterworth, DePaul University 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 10:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Learning Centers: Problems and Creative Solutions
Room 11B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
James M. Sobota, University of WisconsinLa Crosse jsobota@uwlax.edu
Karoline Auby, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
Maighread McHugh, University of WisconsinLa Crosse

10:00 a.m.
Integration of a Math Tutoring Center with the Toys'n MORE Program.
Gina Monks*, Penn State Hazleton
(1086J1806) 
10:20 a.m.
Thoughts and Experiences of a Faculty Member in the Tutoring Center.
Joseph P McCollum*, Siena College
Yu Sun, Siena College
(1086J11415) 
10:40 a.m.
Supporting Undergraduates' Growth as Effective Peer Tutors: What We've Tried, and What We've Learned.
Sarah L. Marsh*, Oklahoma Baptist University
Shannon M. Griffith, Oklahoma Baptist University
Krista B. Hands, Oklahoma Baptist University
(1086J11451) 
11:00 a.m.
Engaging Faculty in Your Learning Center.
Kathy J Willis*, Southern NH University
(1086J12145) 
11:20 a.m.
A Learning Center: Of the Students, By the Students, For the Students.
Maggie L. McHugh*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
(1086J11985) 
11:40 a.m.
A New Tutoring Center: Challenges, Opportunities, and Surprises.
Mary B. O'Neill*, Hamilton College
(1086J12602)

10:00 a.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AWM Noether Lecture
A Hasse principle for quadratic forms over function fields.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Raman Parimala*, Emory University 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
SIGMAA Officers Meeting
Marina Ballroom D, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Chairs:
Amy ShellGellasch, Hood College 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 10:35 a.m.11:55 a.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education Panel Discussion
Creating and growing an applied statistics minor program.
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
K. Scott Alberts, Truman State University
Moderators:
Lisa Carnell, High Point University
Panelists:
Robin Lock, St. Lawrence University
Daniel Kaplan, Macalester College
David Nelson, Mercer University
K. Scott Alberts, 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 10:35 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Workshop
Proposal writing for grant applications to the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education.
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Michael Jacobson, Division of Undergraduate Education, National Science Foundation
Ron Buckmire, Division of Undergraduate Education, National Science Foundation
Lee Zia, Division of Undergraduate Education, National Science Foundation 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 10:35 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAAYMN Panel Discussion
The oncampus interview survival guide.
Room 1B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Nick Scoville, San Francisco State University
Jacob White, Arizona State University
Panelists:
Sheldon Axler, San Francisco State University
Jeremy Martin, University of Kansas
Kristine Roinestad, Georgetown College
Francis Su, Harvey Mudd College 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
SIAM Invited Address
Inverse problems with minimal interior measurements.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Adrian I. Nachman*, University of Toronto
(108635163) 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
Free probability, Random matrices, and map enumeration, II.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Alice Guionnet*, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
(10860516) 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #2: Part A
A game theory path to quantitative literacy.
Room 30A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
David Housman, Goshen College 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algorithmic Problems of Group Theory and Their Complexity, II
Room 15A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Delaram Kahrobaei, CUNY Graduate Center and New York College of Technology, City University of New York DKahrobaei@gc.cuny.edu
Vladimir Shpilrain, City College of New York and CUNY Graduate Center, City University of New York

1:00 p.m.
Aspherical groups and manifolds with extreme properties.
Markj Sapir*, Nashville
(1086201207) 
2:00 p.m.
Relative Subgroup Growth and Subgroup Distortion.
Tara C Davis*, Hawaii Pacific University
Alexander Yu. Olshanskii, Vanderbilt University
(1086202034) 
2:30 p.m.
Conjugacy Growth in Finitely Generated Groups.
Michael Hull*, Vanderbilt University
(1086201261) 
3:00 p.m.
Synchronizing groups: a survey.
Benjamin Steinberg*, City College of New York
(1086201654) 
3:30 p.m.
An Extension of a Theorem by B. Baumslag.
Gerhard Rosenberger*, University of Hamburg
Laura Ciobanu, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Benjamin Fine, Fairfield University
(108620138)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Statistics, II (a Mathematics Research Communities session)
Room 31A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Kevin McGown, Ursinus College kmcgown@ursinus.edu
Jennifer Balakrishnan, Harvard University
Ethan Smith, Liberty University

1:00 p.m.
Correlations of Fractional Parts of Dilated Harmonic Sequences.
Jeffrey C. Lagarias*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
David Montague, Stanford University
(1086111475) 
1:30 p.m.
Periods of orbits modulo primes.
Amir Akbary*, University of Lethbridge
(1086111622) 
2:00 p.m.
An alternative view of primitivity of Dirichlet characters.
Nathan Jones*, University of Mississippi
Ryan Daileda, Trinity University
(1086112503) 
2:30 p.m.
The smallest prime with a given splitting type in an abelian number field.
Paul Pollack*, University of Georgia
(1086111634) 
3:00 p.m.
The Burgess inequality and the least kth power nonresidue.
Enrique Treviño*, Swarthmore College
(108611923) 
3:30 p.m.
Some statistical problems concerning the arithmetic functions $\sigma$ and $\varphi$.
Carl Pomerance*, Dartmouth College
(108611515)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Arithmetic Theory of Quadratic Forms and Lattices, II
Room 14B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Wai Kiu Chan, Wesleyan University
Lenny Fukshansky, Claremont McKenna College lenny@cmc.edu

1:00 p.m.
Euclidean Ideals and Euclidean Forms.
Pete L. Clark*, University of Georgia
(108611494) 
1:30 p.m.
Height bounds over quaternion algebras.
Lenny Fukshansky, Claremont McKenna College
Glenn Henshaw*, California State University  Channel Islands
(1086111398) 
2:00 p.m.
Quadratic forms representing all odd positive integers.
Jeremy Rouse*, Wake Forest University
(108611736) 
2:30 p.m.
On almost universal ternary inhomogeneous quadratic polynomials.
Anna Haensch*, Wesleyan University
(108611662) 
3:00 p.m.
Strictly Regular Positive Definite Quaternary Quadratic Forms and Lattices.
Andrew G. Earnest*, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
(1086111085) 
3:30 p.m.
The represented values of a positive definite quaternary quadratic form.
David Leep*, University of Kentucky
(1086111627)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, I
Room 31B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
James McLaughlin, West Chester University
Nancy J. Wyshinski, Trinity College nancy.wyshinski@trincoll.edu

1:00 p.m.
Continued Fractions Converge with Probability One.
Lisa Lorentzen*, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
(1086401515) 
1:30 p.m.
Symmetry in the Sequence of Approximation Coefficients.
Avraham Bourla*, St. Mary's College of Maryland
(108611455) 
2:00 p.m.
A Favard type theorem associated with orthogonal polynomials on the unit circle.
A. Sri Ranga*, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil
(108633337) 
2:30 p.m.
Stern polynomials and continued fractions.
Karl Dilcher*, Dalhousie University
Kenneth B. Stolarsky, University of Illinois
(1086111643) 
3:00 p.m.
Renyi like Continued Fractions.
Eugen Andrei Ghenciu*, East Central University
(108637970) 
3:30 p.m.
Cubic Irrationals and Periodicity via a Family of Multidimensional Continued Fraction Algorithms.
Krishna Dasaratha, Harvard
Laure Flapan, UCLA
Thomas Garrity*, Williams
Chansoo Lee, University of Michigan
Cornelia Mihaila, University of Texas
Nicholas NeumannChu, Williams
Sarah Peluse, University of Chicago
Matthew Stroffregen, UCLA
(1086111426)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications, II
Room 30B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Michael Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology marsma@rit.edu

1:00 p.m.
Stability in Highly Nonlinear Delay Difference Systems.
Youssef N Raffoul*, University of Dayton
(108639921) 
1:30 p.m.
On the Boundedness Nature of Positive Solutions of the Difference Equation $\displaystyle{x_{n+1}=\max\left{\frac{A_{n}}{x_{nk}} , \frac{B_{n}}{x_{nl}}\right}}$ with Variable Parameters.
Candace M. Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Michael A. Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1086391025) 
2:00 p.m.
Using Difference Equations to Generalize Results for Periodic Nested Radicals.
Chris D. Lynd*, University of Rhode Island
(108639634) 
2:30 p.m.
On Global Asymptotic Behavior of Some Classes of Nonlinear Nonautonomous Difference Equations.
Vlajko L. Kocic*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(108639675) 
3:00 p.m.
On Rational Difference Equations with Periodic Coefficients.
M Drymonis, University of Rhode Island
Y Kostrov*, Xavier University of Louisiana
Z Kudlak, Mount Saint Mary College
(1086391652) 
3:30 p.m.
On the Boundedness Character of a System of Rational Difference Equations in the Plane with Nonnegative Periodic Coefficients.
Yevgeniy Kostrov, Xavier University, New Orleans, LA
Zachary Kudlak*, Mount Saint Mary College, Newburgh, NY
(1086391437)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete and Computational Geometry, II (a Mathematics Research Communities session)
Room 30C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Emilie Hogan, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Elizabeth Munch, Duke University emunch@math.duke.edu
Louis Theran, Freie Universität
Russ Thompson, Texas A&M University

1:00 p.m.
Shearing, twisting and geodesics on polygon surfaces.
Diana Davis*, Brown University
(108651424) 
1:30 p.m.
Vertex Isoperimetric Inequalities for a Family of Graphs on $\mathbb{Z}^k$.
Ellen Veomett*, Saint Mary's College of California
A. J. Radcliffe, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(108652376) 
2:00 p.m.
Transforming Curves on Surfaces Redux.
Jeff Erickson*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1086571949) 
3:00 p.m.
Generic rigidity for frameworks with symmetry.
Justin Malestein*, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Louis Theran, Freie Universitat Berlin
(1086522291) 
3:30 p.m.
Undecidable tiling problems.
Jed Yang*, UCLA
(1086051404)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Finite Element Exterior Calculus and Applications, I
Room 16B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Douglas Arnold, University of Minnesota
Andrew Gillette, University of California, San Diego akgillette@mail.ucsd.edu
Michael Holst, University of California, San Diego

1:00 p.m.
Local bounded cochain projections.
Richard S. Falk, Rutgers University
Ragnar Winther*, University of Oslo, Norway
(1086651723) 
1:30 p.m.
Polynomial extension operators.
Leszek Demkowicz, The University of Texas at Austin
Jay Gopalakrishnan*, Portland State University
Joachim Schoeberl, Vienna University of Technology
(1086651632) 
2:00 p.m.
Approximation properties of tensor product finite element differential forms.
Douglas N. Arnold, University of Minnesota
Daniele Boffi*, University of Pavia, Italy
Francesca Bonizzoni, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
(1086651842) 
2:30 p.m.
Finite element systems of differential forms and applications to upwinding.
Snorre H. Christiansen*, University of Oslo
(1086651748) 
3:00 p.m.
Isogeometric Discrete Differential Forms with Application to Viscous Fluid Flow.
John A. Evans*, The University of Texas at Austin
Thomas J. R. Hughes, The University of Texas at Austin
(1086652642) 
3:30 p.m.
Geometric, Variational Discretization of Continuum Theories.
Mathieu Desbrun*, Caltech
(1086761823) 
4:00 p.m.
Hyperbolic Problems with Involutions and Discrete Differential Forms.
Holger Heumann*, LJAD, Université de Nice  Sophia Antipolis
(1086651809)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Complexity Theory, II (a Mathematics Research Communities session)
Room 30E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Christian Ikenmeyer, Texas A&M University ams2012gct@gmail.com
Ryan Kinser, Northeastern University

1:00 p.m.
Eigenvectors of tensors and algorithms for Waring decomposition.
Luke Oeding*, University of California, Berkeley
Giorgio Ottaviani, Universita degli Studi di Firenze
(1086141918) 
2:00 p.m.
A study of the representations supported by the orbit closure of the determinant.
Shrawan Kumar*, UNC at Chapel Hill
(108668412) 
3:00 p.m.
Matrix Lie algebra isomorphism and symmetrycharacterization in Geometric Complexity Theory.
Joshua A. Grochow*, University of Toronto
(1086681851)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric and Analytic Methods in Teichmüller Theory and Hyperbolic Geometry, I
Room 32B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ren Guo, Oregon State University
Zheng Huang, City University of New York, Staten Island zheng.huang@csi.cuny.edu
Marcello Lucia, City University of New York, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
On the essential spectrum of complete Riemannian manifolds.
Zhiqin Lu*, UC Irvine
(108658493) 
1:30 p.m.
Buser's Inequality and Cheeger Constants of Arithmetic Surfaces.
Brian A. Benson*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108657945) 
2:00 p.m.
Iteration of mapping classes and limits of WeilPetersson geodesics.
Yunhui Wu*, Rice University
(108653310) 
2:30 p.m.
Halfplane differentials on Riemann surfaces.
Subhojoy Gupta*, QGM Aarhus/Caltech
(1086301018) 
3:00 p.m.
Short time asymptotic behavior of the logarithm of heat kernel.
Guoyi Xu*, University of California, Irvine
(108653651) 
3:30 p.m.
Quantifying Residual Finiteness in Terms of Geometric Data.
Priyam Patel*, Rutgers University
(1086571013)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Harmonic Analysis, Partial Differential Equations, and Geometric Measure Theory, II (a Mathematics Research Communities session)
Room 30D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Theresa Anderson, Brown University
Matthew Badger, Stony Brook University badger@math.sunysb.edu
Nathan Pennington, Kansas State University
Eric Stachura, Temple University

1:00 p.m.
The Dirichlet problem for higher order equations in composition form.
Ariel Barton*, University of Minnesota
Svitlana Mayboroda, University of Minnesota
(1086351769) 
1:30 p.m.
Chaotic dynamics of the heat semigroup in Riemannian symmetric spaces.
Malabika Pramanik*, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Rudra P. Sarkar, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
(1086431453) 
2:00 p.m.
Laminates Meet Burkholder Functions.
Nicholas Boros*, Olivet Nazarene University
(10864293) 
2:30 p.m.
Lower bounds for $L_1$ discrepancy.
Armen Vagharshakyan*, Brown University
(1086421056) 
3:00 p.m.
Wasserstein Distance and Rectifiability of Doubling Measures.
Jonas Azzam*, University of Washington
(108628930) 
3:30 p.m.
The Geometry of Asymptotically Optimally Doubling Measures.
Stephen David Lewis*, University of Washington
(1086281686)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on LFunctions and Arithmetic Geometry, II
Room 15B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Alina Bucur, University of California, San Diego alina@math.ucsd.edu
Kiran Kedlaya, University of California, San Diego

1:00 p.m.
What is padic BSD for abelian varieties?
William A Stein*, University of Washington
Jennifer Balakrishnan, Harvard
Steffan Muller, Somewhere in Germany
(1086112311) 
1:30 p.m.
Computing Degrees of Parametrizations of Elliptic Curves by Shimura Curves.
Alyson Deines*, University of Washington
(1086112016) 
2:00 p.m.
Lfunctions, periods and the relative trace formula for GL(2n).
Brooke Feigon*, CCNY
(1086111593) 
2:30 p.m.
Identities for $L$functions.
Michael Rubinstein*, University of Waterloo
(1086112205) 
3:00 p.m.
Quaternionic lattice neighbours and automorphic forms.
Sarah A Chisholm*, University of Calgary
(1086111548) 
3:30 p.m.
The Fourier coefficients of harmonic Maass forms of weight one.
William Duke*, UCLA
(1086111348)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAAAMSSIAM Invited Paper Session on Energy, Population, and Sustainability, II
Room 6C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University fusaro@mail.math.fsu.edu
Fred Roberts, Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, Rutgers University

1:00 p.m.
Planet Earth in the Mathematics Curriculum.
Mary Lou Zeeman*, Bowdoin College
Gene Fiorini*, DIMACS, Rutgers University
(1086AC1502) 
1:45 p.m.
Quantifying Uncertainty in Climate Model Experiments.
Steve Sain*, Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences, NCAR
(1086AC1301) 
2:30 p.m.
Infectious Disease & Sustainability: Lessons from Research at NIMBioS.
Suzanne Lenhart*, U of Tennessee, Knoxville and NIMBIoS
Louis Gross, NIMBIoS, U of Tennessee
(1086AC1272) 
3:15 p.m.
The Logic of Nature Versus the Logic of Industrial Humans: End Game.
Martin E. Walter*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(1086AC999)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I
Room 17B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
William Barker, Bowdoin College
Cathy Kessel, Berkeley, California
William McCallum, University of Arizona
Bonnie Saunders, University of Illinois, Chicago saunders@math.uic.edu

1:00 p.m.
Integrating the CCSS practice standards into mathematics teaching.
William McCallum*, The University of Arizona
(1086972909) 
1:30 p.m.
High School Teaching: standards, practices, and habits of mind.
Al Cuoco*, Center for Mathematics Education, EDC
(1086971208) 
2:00 p.m.
Models for creating dialogue between mathematics and science teachers about the Common Core Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards.
David Jabon*, DePaul University
Carolyn Narasimhan, DePaul University
(1086972511) 
2:30 p.m.
Scientific practices in the Next Generation Science Standards.
Helen Quinn*, SLAC
(1086972966) 
3:00 p.m.
Standards for practice in the mathematics and science standards: a discussion.
William McCallum*, The University of Arizona
David Jabon, DePaul University
Carolyn Narasimhan, DePaul University
Al Cuoco, EDC
Helen Quinn, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
(1086972938)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonstandard FiniteDifference Discretizations and Nonlinear Oscillations (in honor of Ronald Mickens' 70th Birthday), II
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ron Buckmire, Occidental College ron@oxy.edu
Abba Gumel, University of Manitoba
Talitha Washington, Howard University

1:00 p.m.
Determination of Approximate Solutions to Nonlinear Oscillatory Differential Equations.
Kale Oyedeji*, Morehouse College
(108634121) 
1:30 p.m.
Analyzing Leah Cosine and Leah Sine through Polynomial Projection.
G., Edgar Parker*, Guilford College and Emeritus, James Madison University
James S. Sochacki, James Madison University
Stephen K. Lucas, James Madison University
(108634699) 
2:00 p.m.
Properties of the LeahCosine (Lcn) Function.
Sandra A Rucker*, Clark Atlanta University
(108634281) 
2:30 p.m.
A Generalized Finite Difference Time Domain Scheme for Solving Nonlinear Schrodinger Equation.
Weizhong Dai*, Louisiana Tech University
(108665811) 
3:00 p.m.
Discussion

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Walks and Related topics, II
Room 32A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Yusuke Ide, Kanagawa University
Chaobin Liu, Bowie State University cliu@bowiestate.edu
Nelson Petulante, Bowie State University
Salvador E. VenegasAndraca, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Estado de México

1:00 p.m.
Time averaged distribution of discrete time quantum walks on the path.
Yusuke Ide*, Department of Information Systems Creation, Faculty of Engineering, Kanagawa University
(1086811765) 
1:30 p.m.
On the study of quantum graph : a mapping to coined quantum walk.
Etsuo Segawa*, Tohoku University, Japan
(1086602081) 
2:00 p.m.
Return Probability of the Fibonacci Quantum Walk.
Clement B. Ampadu*, Boston, MA
(108600351) 
2:30 p.m.
On Inhomogeneous Quantum Walk.
Yutaka Shikano*, Institute for Molecular Science
(108681807) 
3:00 p.m.
Stationary Measures and TimeAveraged Limit Measures of Quantum Walks.
Norio Konno*, Yokohama National University
(1086601114) 
4:00 p.m.
Quantum random walks under decoherence.
Shimao Fan, Temple University
Zhiyong Feng, Temple University
Sheng Xiong, University of Pittsburgh
WeiShih Yang*, Temple University
(1086811461)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advances and New Challenges in Applied Analysis, II
Room 17A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Marian Bocea, Loyola University, Chicago mbocea@luc.edu

1:00 p.m.
Random Matrices, Spectral Measures, and Composite Media.
N. Benjamin Murphy, University of Utah
Kenneth M. Golden*, University of Utah
(1086351278) 
1:30 p.m.
Nonlinear Neutral Inclusions: Assemblages of Spheres.
Silvia Jimenez*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Bogdan Vernescu, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
William Sanguinet, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(108635918) 
2:00 p.m.
From Cheeger problem to limit analysis.
Ioan R Ionescu*, University Paris 13, Sorbonne Paris Cite
(108649896) 
2:30 p.m.
Discrete Network Approximation for DirichlettoNeumann Map for High Contrast Problems.
Yuliya Gorb*, University of Houston
Lilliana Borcea, Rice University
Yingpei Wang, Rice University
(1086352849) 
3:00 p.m.
Absolute Minimizers for Some $L^{\infty}$ Optimal Transport Problems.
Danut Arama*, Loyola University Chicago
(1086492235) 
3:30 p.m.
The asymptotic behavior of solutions to the Robin eigenvalue problem for the $p(x)$Laplacian as $p(x)\to\infty$.
Farhod Abdullayev*, North Dakota State University
(1086351914)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, I
Room 8, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Bernard Brooks, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jobby Jacob, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jacqueline JensenVallin, Slippery Rock University
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Darren Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
On the Coarse Geometry of $L^{p}$: A Coarse Equivalence.
Phanuel A. Mariano*, Western Connecticut State University
(10862824) 
1:30 p.m.
Ramsey Numbers $R(C_4, K_n)$, a Survey.
Quinn Donahoe*, Pennsylvania State University
Jeremy Fehr, Wesleyan University
(108605178) 
2:00 p.m.
LangKobayashi.
Ryan Mulcahy*, Augsburg College
Christiana Sabett, St. Mary's College of Maryland
(108637140) 
2:30 p.m.
Rank numbers of graphs that are combinations of paths and cycles.
Brianna Blake*, Augsburg College
Elizabeth Field, Southern Connecticut State University
(108605144) 
3:00 p.m.
Efficiency of the Atlanta subway network and functional connectivity of the human brain.
Bryan Ek*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Caitlin VerSchneider, Nazareth College
(108605142) 
3:30 p.m.
Community Detection by Maximizing Partition Efficiency.
Maggie Miller*, University of Texas
Brendan Shah, Rochester Institute of Technology
(108605141)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Several Complex Variables and Multivariable Operator Theory, II
Room 16A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Joseph Ball, Virginia Tech University joball@math.vt.edu
Ronald Douglas, Texas A&M University

1:00 p.m.
Shiftinvariant subspaces, inner functions and related linear systems: the weighted Bergman space setting.
Vladimir Bolotnikov*, The College of William and Mary
Joseph A Ball, Virginia Tech
(1086321601) 
1:30 p.m.
Multiplication operators on reproducing kernel Hilbert spaces on Reinhardt domains in $\mathbb{C}^2$.
Raul E. Curto*, University of Iowa
(1086471609) 
2:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The Toeplitz corona problem for algebras of multipliers on a NevanlinnaPick space.
Mrinal Raghupathi*, United States Naval Academy
Ryan Hamilton, PIMS
(1086471554) 
2:30 p.m.
Limits of positive flat bivariate moment matrices.
Lawrence A. Fialkow*, SUNY New Paltz
(108647529) 
3:00 p.m.
Cyclicity and optimal approximants.
Constanze Liaw*, Baylor University
Catherine Beneteau, University of South Florida
Alberto Condori, Florida Gulf Coast University
Daniel Seco, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Alan Sola, Cambridge University
(108630855) 
3:30 p.m.
Rankone perturbations of Cuntz isometries.
Michael Jury*, University of Florida
(1086472292)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #9: Part A
Shortest, quickest, or best: An introduction to the calculus of variations.
Room 29C, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Jeffrey Ehme, Spelman College 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Theory and Interdisciplinary Applications of Dynamical Systems, II
Room 31C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sukanya Basu, Central Michigan University basu1s@cmich.edu

1:00 p.m.
A Monster Tower Approach to Goursat MultiFlags.
Wyatt Howard*, University of California Santa Cruz
Alex Castro, Pontífica Universidade Católica Do Rio de Janeiro
(1086531002) 
1:30 p.m.
Tire tracks geometry and bicycle kinematics.
Serge Tabachnikov*, Pennsylvania State University
(108637737) 
2:00 p.m.
On the asymptotic behavior of convergent solutions to difference equations.
William T Jamieson*, University of Rhode Island
Orlando Merino, University of Rhode Island
(1086391961) 
2:30 p.m.
Singular Perturbations in the Quadratic Family.
Elizabeth D Russell*, Western New England University
(108637720) 
3:00 p.m.
A dynamics approach of snowball events.
Esther R. Widiasih*, University of Arizona
(1086372851) 
3:30 p.m.
Multiscale Analysis in Ocean Circulation Models.
Andrew A Roberts*, University of North Carolina  Chapel Hill
(108634784)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topics and Issues in Electronic Publishing, II
Room 9, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Klaus Kaiser, University of Houston klaus@math.uh.edu
Steven Krantz, Washington University in St. Louis
Elizabeth Loew, Springer

1:00 p.m.
Remarks on the economics of math journal publishing.
Rob Kirby*, University of California, Berkeley
(1086001003) 
1:30 p.m.
"AuthorSponsoredJournals", a practical variation of the "OpenAccess" business model.
Klaus Kaiser*, University of Houston
(108600389) 
2:00 p.m.
The Brave New World of Open Access and Creative Commons: A Humanistic Experiment in Mathematical Publishing.
Gizem Karaali*, Pomona College
(10860060) 
2:30 p.m.
SpringerOpen: Springer's open access platform.
Vindra Dass*, Springer Science+Business Media
(1086001162) 
3:00 p.m.
[Draft] Math Journal Epitaph.
Johan Rudnick*, Canadian Mathematical Society
(1086001321)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #15: Part A
WeBWorK: An open source alternative for generating and delivering online homework problems.
Room 29D, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
John Travis, Mississippi College
Jason Aubrey, University of Missouri 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Witt Vectors, Lifting and Descent, II
Room 14A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
James Borger, Australia National University
Alexandru Buium, University of New Mexico
Taylor Dupuy, University of New Mexico dupuy@math.unm.edu
Lance Miller, University of Utah

1:00 p.m.
Witt vectors and lambdastructures in arithmetic algebraic geometry.
James M Borger*, Australian National University
(1086111700) 
1:30 p.m.
Differential lifts and differential symmetries.
Alexandru Buium*, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
(1086111450) 
2:00 p.m.
Base rings for global $(\varphi, \Gamma)$modules.
Christopher Davis*, University of California, Irvine
(108611781) 
2:30 p.m.
Towards global $(\varphi, \Gamma)$modules and comparison isomorphisms.
Kiran S. Kedlaya*, University of California, San Diego
(108611773) 
3:00 p.m.
Overconvergent de RhamWitt cohomology for Algebraic Stacks.
David ZureickBrown*, Emory University
Christopher Davis, UC Irvine
(1086111797) 
3:30 p.m.
Lambda structures on stacks.
Lance Gurney*, Australian National University
(1086142232)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Bridging the Gap: Designing an Introduction to Proofs Course
Room 5A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sarah L. Mabrouk, Framingham State University smabrouk@framingham.edu

1:00 p.m.
Becoming successful proofwriters through peer review, journals, and portfolios.
Jennifer B. Schaefer*, Dickinson College
(1086C51408) 
1:20 p.m.
Transition to Mathematical Proofs: Assessment of an online proofs course.
Roberto C Pelayo*, University of Hawaii at Hilo
(1086C51846) 
1:40 p.m.
Lessons Learned from a Teaching Experiment Focused on Proof Validation.
Sarah K. Bleiler*, Middle Tennessee State University
Denisse R. Thompson, University of South Florida
Mile Krajcevski, University of South Florida
(1086C52134) 
2:00 p.m.
A Course for Bridging the Gap.
Larry J. Gerstein*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1086C5484) 
2:20 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Bridge Course Assessments That Motivate and Engage.
Theresa L Friedman*, Colorado Mesa University
(1086C52876) 
2:40 p.m.
Teaching an Introduction to Proof Course Using InquiryBased Learning.
Jim Fulmer*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Tom McMillan, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1086C52648) 
3:00 p.m.
Understanding the Problem: Unification, Generalization or Abstraction?
Martin E Flashman*, Humboldt State University
(1086C51096) 
3:20 p.m.
Mathematical Reasoning course at Winthrop.
Heakyung Lee*, Winthrop University
Joseph P Rusinco, Winthrop University
(1086C51276) 
3:40 p.m.
Building a mathematical community while learning strategies for discovering and writing proofs.
Megan Paddack*, Southern New Hampshire University
(1086C52692) 
4:00 p.m.
Teaching proving techniques using MIZAR proof checker.
Krystyna Kuperberg*, Auburn University
(1086C52154)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Communicating Mathematics, I
Room 33A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Brian Katz, Augustana College briankatz@augustana.edu
Elizabeth Thoren, University of California Santa Barbara

1:00 p.m.
Communicating in a Statistical Consulting Course.
Kimberly A Roth*, Juniata College
(1086D12111) 
1:20 p.m.
Scaffolding Oral Communication in Math Classes.
Violeta Vasilevska*, Utah Valley University
(1086D11290) 
1:40 p.m.
Presentations by participants in class consisting of two distinct groups of students.
Krystyna Kuperberg*, Auburn University
(1086D12164) 
2:00 p.m.
Scaffolding Writing in the Mathematics Classroom.
Julie C Beier*, Mercer University
(1086D1552) 
2:20 p.m.
A Writing Guide and Rubric for Mathematics.
Geoffrey W Buhl*, California State University Channel Islands
(1086D12765) 
2:40 p.m.
(Explain It) x 3.
Linda McGuire*, Muhlenberg College
(1086D1504) 
3:00 p.m.
Giving Students an Active Role in Creating Homework Feedback.
Nina Juliana White*, University of Michigan
(1086D11611) 
3:20 p.m.
Writing Projects in Mathematics: Student Data and Suggestions Gained from Our Experience.
Joe Latulippe*, Norwich University
Christine Latulippe, Norwich University
(1086D12708) 
3:40 p.m.
Studentcentered versus instructorcentered approaches to teaching mathematics.
Tara C Davis*, Hawaii Pacific University
Hung Lu, Hawaii Pacific University
(1086D11052) 
4:00 p.m.
Interactions with the Writing Center.
Jeremy Case*, Taylor University
(1086D12549)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Effective Strategies and Programs for Mentoring Women and Minorities in Mathematics, I
Room 5B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jenna Price Carpenter, Louisiana Tech University jenna@coes.latech.edu
Jessica M. Deshler, West Virginia University
Elizabeth A. Burroughs, Montana State University

1:00 p.m.
The College of New Jersey Advancement Program, or What We Did With Our NSFAdvance PAID grant.
Karen Clark*, The College of New Jersey
Diane Bates, The College of New Jersey
Elizabeth Borland, The College of New Jersey
Lisa Grega, The College of New Jersey
Amanda Norvell, The College of New Jersey
Suriza van der Sandt, The College of New Jersey
Chang Karen Yan, The College of New Jersey
(1086E51488) 
1:20 p.m.
Girls Doing Research: A Case Study.
Sheila K Miller*, City University of New York: New York City College of Technology
(1086E52750) 
1:40 p.m.
Leveling the Playing Field: Benefits for Women of InquiryBased Approaches in the Undergraduate Mathematics Classroom.
Sandra Laursen*, University of Colorado Boulder
MarjaLiisa Hassi, University of Colorado Boulder
(1086E52738) 
2:00 p.m.
Mentoring Women and Minorities in General Summer Programs.
Sue Geller*, Texas A&M University
(1086E5146) 
2:20 p.m.
Helping Students Engage in Successful Mentoring Relationships.
Levi Johnson, Texas Tech University
Kent Pearce, Texas Tech University
G. Brock Williams*, Texas Tech University
(1086E52454) 
2:40 p.m.
Mentoring Paradigms for Underrepresented Groups in STEM Scholarship Programs.
Jerry Dwyer, Texas Tech University
Kent Pearce*, Texas Tech University
G. Brock Williams, Texas Tech University
(1086E52426) 
3:00 p.m.
STAGE: A pilot project in mentoring underrepresented undergraduate students.
Christina EubanksTurner*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Patricia Beaulieu, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1086E5448) 
3:20 p.m.
$M^3$: Mentoring, Motivation and Mancala.
Anthony Tongen*, James Madison University
(1086E52484) 
3:40 p.m.
Promoting diversity in the mathematical sciences: the Infinite Possibilities Conference.
Lily S Khadjavi*, Loyola Marymount University
Tanya Moore, Building Diversity in Science
(1086E52525)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, I
Room 11B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu

1:00 p.m.
Hidden treasures $2 \times 2$ linear systemsapplications of nonorthonormal coordinate systems.
Jon Davidson*, Southern State Community College, Hillsboro, Ohio
(1086G52303) 
1:20 p.m.
Teaching Matrix Algebra with Magic Squares.
Karsten K. Schmidt*, Schmalkalden University of Applied Sciences, Germany
(1086G51698) 
1:40 p.m.
GSets and Linear Recurrences Modulo Primes.
Robert C Ray*, Gonzaga University
(1086G52308) 
2:00 p.m.
The Spectral Basis of a Linear Operator.
Garret E. Sobczyk*, Universidad de Las Americas, Cholula, Puebla, Mexico
(1086G5126) 
2:20 p.m.
The Wronskian as a method for introducing vector spaces.
Daniel A Ramras*, New Mexico State University
(1086G5432) 
2:40 p.m.
A Geometryfirst Introduction to Determinants.
C Ray Rosentrater*, Westmont College
(1086G51260) 
3:00 p.m.
The incorporation of weekly laboratory explorations with MATLAB in the Linear Algebra Curriculum.
Dan Seth*, West Texas A&M University
(1086G5456) 
3:20 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Active Learning in the Linear Algebra Classroom Using Sage.
Brandy A. Benedict*, Merrimack College
(1086G52569) 
3:40 p.m.
Sage Ebooks on Linear Algebra and Calculus.
SangGu Lee*, Sungkyunkwan University
KyungWon Kim, Sungkyunkwan University
(1086G51206) 
4:00 p.m.
How a little linear algebra can go a long way in the Math Stat course.
Randall Pruim*, Calvin College
(1086G52928)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Modeling and Applications of Mathematics, II
Room 33B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Caroline Haddad, SUNY Geneseo
Mariah Birgen, Wartburg College

1:00 p.m.
Optimizing a femalekilling strategy to control the dengue vector, Aedes aegypti.
Michael A Robert*, Biomathematics Graduate Program, Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University
Alun L Lloyd, Biomathematics Graduate Program, Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University
Fred Gould, Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University
(1086VG2595) 
1:15 p.m.
The Utility of Transient Sensitivity Analysis for Malaria Intervention Strategies.
Nathanial Burch*, North Carolina State University
Levis Eneya, University of Malawi  Chancellor College
Sean Kramer, Clarkson University
Samantha Tracht, University of Tennessee
(1086VG2239) 
1:30 p.m.
Compartmentalizing The Sunlight Vitamin: Using PBPK Modeling to explore Levels of Vitamin D and its Metabolites.
Megan E Sawyer*, North Carolina State University
(1086VG1812) 
1:45 p.m.
Enhanced surveillance on foodborne disease outbreaks: dynamics of crosscontamination in biocidal wash procedure.
Daniel S. Munther*, Centre for Disease Modelling, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, York University
Jianhong Wu, Centre for Disease Modelling, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, York University
(1086VG1806) 
2:00 p.m.
Mathematical analysis of a scrapie disease transmission model.
Najat Ziyadi*, Morgan State University
Said Boulite, University Hassan II
M. Lhassan Hbid, Cadi Ayyad University
Suzanne Touzeau, French National Institute For Agricultural Research
(1086VG1491) 
2:15 p.m.
Malaria Drug Resistance: The impact of Human Movement and Spatial Heterogeneity.
Folashade B. Agusto*, Austin Peay State University
(1086VG912) 
2:30 p.m.
Characterization of Melanoma and Moles using Invariant Histograms.
Jack T Stangl*, University of St. Thomas
(1086VG527) 
2:45 p.m.
Characterization of Melanoma and Moles using Fractal Dimension.
Aaron Rodriguez*, Iowa State University
Cheri Shakiban, University of St. Thomas
Jack Stangl, University of St. Thomas
(1086VG420) 
3:00 p.m.
Analysis of Diabetes Data Using Wavelet Scalograms.
Edward F Aboufadel*, Grand Valley State University
(1086VG59) 
3:15 p.m.
Stability and bifurcation of a three dimensional Ricker model.
Muna A Alhalawa*, Technical University of Lisbon
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University, San Antonio,Texas
Henrique Oliveira, Technical University of Lisbon
(1086VG1282) 
3:30 p.m.
Existence and Uniqueness of steady state solution for a general population model.
Joon Hyuk Kang*, Andrews University
(1086VG858) 
3:45 p.m.
Fractional model of phytoplankton allelopathy.
Abbas Syed*, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
Lakshman Mahto, Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
(1086VG771)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Research in Graph Theory and Combinatorics, III
Room 33C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Feryal Alayont, Grand Valley State University
John Villalpando, California Lutrheran University

1:00 p.m.
Nonrepetitive Colorings of Grid Graphs.
André Kündgen, California State University, San Marcos
Alex Toole*, California State University, San Marcos
(1086VN863) 
1:15 p.m.
Defective (3,0,0)colorings of planar graphs with no 4 or 5cycles.
Diana L Smith*, University of Rhode Island
(1086VN1131) 
1:30 p.m.
The minimum cardinality of the range of irreducible L(2,1) Colorings.
Vesta Coufal, Gonzaga University
Rob Ray, Gonzaga University
John J. Villalpando*, California Lutheran University
Kathi A. Yerion, Gonzaga University
(1086VN1410) 
1:45 p.m.
Degree Vector Sequences of EdgeColored Graphs in Specified Families.
Kathleen M Ryan*, Lehigh University
Garth Isaak, Lehigh University
(1086VN2700) 
2:00 p.m.
An extension of the (strong) rainbow connection number.
Janet L. Fierson*, La Salle University
Kristen Heaney, La Salle University
(1086VN2864) 
2:15 p.m.
On the spectrum problem for cubic graphs of order 8.
Peter Adams, University of Queensland
Darryn E Bryant, University of Queensland
Saad I ElZanati*, Illinois State University
Wannasiri Wannasit, Chiang Mai University
(1086VN2243) 
2:30 p.m.
Adding Edges to Graphs and its Effect on the Pebbling Number.
Natacha C. FontesMerz*, Westminster College
Jeffrey T. Boerner, Westminster College
James Anthony, Westminster College
(1086VN2374) 
2:45 p.m.
Improved Lower Bounds of Radio Numbers for Some Trees.
Katherine Benson*, University of Iowa
(1086VN1073) 
3:00 p.m.
On the spectra of simplicial rook graphs.
Jeremy L. Martin, University of Kansas
Jennifer D. Wagner*, Washburn University
(1086VN1034) 
3:15 p.m.
Toughness of Some Graphs.
Wiseley Wong*, University of Delaware
(1086VN744) 
3:30 p.m.
Generalizations of Book Embeddings to Books with Modified Pages and Spines.
Shannon R Overbay*, Gonzaga University
(1086VN986) 
3:45 p.m.
Side lengths of pseudoconvex fullerene patches.
Jennifer McLoudMann*, The University of Texas at Tyler
Christina Graves, The University of Texas at Tyler
(1086VN1220) 
4:00 p.m.
Independent Sets in Chain Paths and Cycles.
Emily A Sasala*, Washington & Jefferson College
Roman Wong, Washington & Jefferson College
(1086VN1934)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, I
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
R. Drew Pasteur, College of Wooster dpasteur@gmail.com

1:00 p.m.
A ValueAdded Metric for NFL Field Goal Kickers.
R. Drew Pasteur*, College of Wooster
Kyle CunninghamRhoads, College of Wooster
(1086K52470) 
1:20 p.m.
Putting on the PGA Tour.
Roland Minton*, Roanoke College
(1086K52407) 
1:40 p.m.
Interpreting Imperfect Data to Perfect Performance in a NASCAR Race.
Timothy Chartier, Davidson College
Donour Sizemore, Michael Waltrip Racing
Erica Dominic*, Kalamazoo College
(1086K51958) 
2:00 p.m.
The National Football League's Overtime Rule Revisited.
Michael A. Jones*, Mathematical Reviews/American Mathematical Society
Laura VerHulst, Albion College
(1086K51196) 
2:20 p.m.
The NFL Overtime Rule Change: Was it really necessary?
Nicholas Gorgievski*, Nichols College
Thomas C. DeFranco, University of Connecticut
(1086K52408) 
2:40 p.m.
Using Figure Skating Activities to Develop Middle School Teachers' Rational Number Sense.
Tetyana Berezovski, St. Joseph's University
Diana S Cheng*, Towson University
(1086K5267) 
3:00 p.m.
Mathematical Analysis Raises Questions About The Wisdom of Conventional Decision Making In Sports.
Andrew B Perry*, Springfield College (MA)
(1086K52234) 
3:20 p.m.
A Mathematical Model Of A Volleyball Serve, From Projectile Motion To Fluid Dynamics.
Scott B. White*, Saint Leo University
Jacci White, Saint Leo University
(1086K5906) 
3:40 p.m.
Should I get new wheels? The effects of rotational versus nonrotational mass in bicycling.
J. Christopher Tweddle*, University of Evansville
(1086K51995)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, II
Room 12, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
The abc Conjecture and nonWieferich primes in Arithmetic Progressions.
Hester K. S. Graves*, IDA
M. Ram Murty, Queen's University
(108611270) 
1:15 p.m.
Behavior of $\ell$regular partitions modulo powers of $\ell$.
John J. Webb*, Wake Forest University
(1086111871) 
1:30 p.m.
Transcendence of the ArtinMazur Zeta Function for Polynomial Maps in Positive Characteristic.
Andrew D Bridy*, University of WisconsinMadison
(108611652) 
1:45 p.m.
Ramanujan's forty identities for the RogersRamanujan functions and further identities of the same type.
Zhu Cao*, Southern Polytechnic State University
(1086112758) 
2:00 p.m.
Congruence Properties of Borcherds Product Exponents.
Keenan Monks, Harvard University
Sarah Peluse, University of Chicago
Lynnelle Ye*, Stanford University
(1086112188) 
2:15 p.m.
Continuous Distribution Arising from the Three Gap Theorem.
Geremias Polanco E.*, Illinois Wesleyan University
Daniel Schultz, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexandru Zaharescu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108611748) 
2:30 p.m.
Partial sums and geometric series.
Eduardo Giovanni Aponte*, Universidad Nacional Experimental Antonio José de Sucre. Caracas, Venezuela
(10861141) 
2:45 p.m.
A New Algorithm for Computing Endomorphism Rings of Supersingular Elliptic Curves.
Ken McMurdy*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(108611713) 
3:00 p.m.
$\tau_{n}$Number Theory.
Reyes Matiel OrtizAlbino*, University of Puerto RicoMayaguez
(1086112892) 
3:15 p.m.
Reduced $\tau_n$factorizations of the Integers.
Alina A Florescu*, The University of Iowa
(1086131971) 
3:30 p.m.
Diophantine Monoids Defined by a Single Linear Equation.
Trey Brock*, University of Central Missouri
(1086112388) 
3:45 p.m.
Patterns in continued fractions for $\sqrt{n}$.
Duff G. Campbell*, Hendrix College
(1086111974) 
4:00 p.m.
eCF: Encoding Continued Fraction Knowledge in Computational Form.
Eric W Weisstein*, Wolfram Alpha LLC
Michael Trott, Wolfram Alpha LLC
(1086122653) 
4:15 p.m.
On SA, CA, and GA numbers.
Geoffrey Caveney, Chicago, IL
JeanLouis Nicolas, Universite de Lyon; CNRS, Institut Camille Jordan
Jonathan Sondow*, New York, NY
(1086112318)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Permutations and Pattern Avoidance
Room 18, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Pattern Popularity in $132$avoiding Permutations.
Kate Rudolph*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(108605416) 
1:15 p.m.
312Pattern Avoiding Permutations With Determined Points.
Neal Madras, York University
Lerna Pehlivan*, York University
(108605223) 
1:30 p.m.
Stack Sorting.
Kristen Bartosz*, Oregon State University
(108605890) 
1:45 p.m.
Pattern Avoidance in Permutations on the Boolean Lattice.
Morgan Weiler*, Univserity of California, Berkeley
Samuel Hopkins, Reed College
(1086051509) 
2:00 p.m.
Longest Common Patterns of Random Permutations.
Michael J Earnest*, Harvey Mudd College
(1086051489) 
2:15 p.m.
Counting permutations with exactly $r$ occurrences of a pattern.
Brian Nakamura*, Rutgers University
Doron Zeilberger, Rutgers University
(1086052790) 
2:30 p.m.
Avoiding Colored Partitions of Two Elements.
Jonathan S. Sheperd*, University of Notre Dame
(108605872) 
2:45 p.m.
Pattern avoidance in permutations on posets.
Samuel Francis Hopkins*, Reed College
Morgan Weiler, University of California, Berkeley
(108605905) 
3:00 p.m.
de Bruijn Sequences that Avoid Certain Patterns.
Abbas M Alhakim*, American University of Beirut
(1086052248) 
3:15 p.m.
Block transpositions, scrambling numbers, and commutativity.
Thomas Langley*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1086052593) 
3:30 p.m.
The Colored Eulerian Descent Algebra.
Matthew Moynihan*, The College of Wooster
(1086052803) 
3:45 p.m.
The Hopf Algebra of Sashes.
Shirley Elizabeth Law*, North Carolina State University
(108605572) 
4:00 p.m.
New results on decomposable Specht modules.
Craig J Dodge*, Allegheny College
(108620128) 
4:15 p.m.
Counting copies of vincular patterns among patternavoiding permutations.
Andrew M Baxter*, Pennsylvania State University
(108605628)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Polynomials, Field Theory, and Factorizations
Room 13, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
The Decomposition of Solutions to the Polynomial Pell Equation.
Benjamin L Weiss*, Bates College
Michael E Zieve, University of Michigan
(1086122434) 
1:15 p.m.
Common Values of Polynomials Over Finite Fields.
Hanna Astephan, University of Michigan
Solly Parenti, University of Michigan
Joe Varilone, University of Michigan
Nick Wasylyshyn, University of Michigan
Ben Zinberg*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Michael Zieve, University of Michigan
(1086112656) 
1:30 p.m.
Discussion 
1:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED Explicit Factorizations Of Generalized Cyclotomic Polynomials Over Finite Fields.
Cemile Tosun*, Southern Ilionis University Carbondale
(1086122948) 
1:45 p.m.
Irreducibility criteria for polynomials and linear transformations.
Martin Juras*, Qatar University
(108612368) 
2:00 p.m.
Title: Orbits under polynomials that coincide with subgroups of the units of Z/nZ.
Robert M Sulman*, S.U.N.Y. College at Oneonta
(108611262) 
2:15 p.m.
Newly Irreducible Iterates of Some Families of Quadratic Polynomials.
Katharine Chamberlin, College of the Holy Cross
Emma Colbert*, College of the Holy Cross
Sharon Frechette, College of the Holy Cross
Patrick Hefferman, College of the Holy Cross
Rafe Jones, Carleton College
Sarah Orchard, College of the Holy Cross
(1086112358) 
2:30 p.m.
Monoids Determined by a Linear Homogeneous Diophantine Equation.
Madeline Handschy, Smith College
Katherine Meyer*, Smith College
Katherine Phillips, Smith College
Jennifer Sadler, Smith College
(1086112130) 
2:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The divisor class numbers of certain function fields.
Qingquan Wu*, Texas A&M International University
(108611928) 
3:00 p.m.
Computing Galoistheoetic invariants for certain degree six $p$adic fields.
Chad Awtrey*, Elon University
(1086112150) 
3:15 p.m.
Minimal ramification and the Inverse Galois Problem over function fields.
Meghan M De Witt*, Brigham Young University
(1086121895) 
3:30 p.m.
On the Maximal Cross Number of Unique Factorization Multisets.
Daniel J. Kriz*, Princeton
(1086111658) 
3:45 p.m.
Differential Invariants in Cryptography.
Daniel C Smith*, University of Louisville/National Institute of Standards and Technology
(1086122786) 
4:00 p.m.
Mean values of certain multiplicative functions.
Sankar Sitaraman*, Howard University, Washington DC.
(1086112673)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, III
Room 3, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Kyeong Hah Roh, Arizona State University rhah1@asu.edu
Stacy Brown, Pitzer College
Mike Oehrtman, University of Northern Colorado

1:00 p.m.
InService Secondary Teachers' Conceptualization of Complex Numbers.
Hortensia SotoJohnson*, University of Northern Colorado
Gulden Karakok, University of Northern Colorado
Stephenie Anderson, University of Northern Colorado
(1086N1996) 
1:20 p.m.
The effects of formative assessment on students' Zone of Proximal Development in introductory calculus.
RebeccaAnne Dibbs*, University of Northern Colorado
Michael C Oehrtman, University of Northern Colorado
(1086N11549) 
1:40 p.m.
Two Students' Negotiation of Constructing Surfaces in Space.
Eric D Weber*, Oregon State University
(1086N11249) 
2:00 p.m.
Students' Idiosyncratic Usage of the Equal Sign While Verifying Trigonometric Identities.
Benjamin Wescoatt*, Oklahoma State University
(1086N12848) 
2:20 p.m.
Developing Instructor Support Materials for an InquiryOriented Curriculum.
Elise Lockwood, University of Wisconsin  Madison
Estrella Johnson, Portland State University
Sean Larsen*, Portland State University
(1086N1555) 
2:40 p.m.
What is preservice understanding on the concept of vector?
Hyunkyoung Yoon*, Arizona State University
(1086N12862) 
3:00 p.m.
University Calculus Students' Meanings for Fraction and Quotient.
Cameron O Byerley, Arizona State University
Neil Hatfield*, Arizona State University
(1086N12173) 
3:20 p.m.
Analyzing Conceptual Gains in Introductory Calculus with InteractivelyEngaged Teaching Styles.
Matthew Thomas*, University of Arizona
Guadalupe Lozano, University of Arizona
(1086N12067) 
3:40 p.m.
TALK ADDED: Student concept images of function and linear transformation, Michelle Zandieh*, Arizona State University, Jessica Ellis, UCSD/SDSU; and Chris Rasmussen, SDSU.

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Statistics, Stochastic Processes, and Applications
Room 19, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Bias reduction in optimality gap estimation for stochastic programs.
Rebecca Stockbridge*, University of Arizona
Guzin Bayraksan, University of Arizona
(1086901511) 
1:15 p.m.
Modeling and Analysis of an Inventory System with Ramp Type Demand Rate and Backlogging.
Vikramjeet Singh*, Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India
(108690254) 
1:30 p.m.
semiparametric rank regression with missing response.
Huybrechts Bindele*, University of South Alabama
Asheber Abebe, Auburn University
(108662550) 
1:45 p.m.
Approximating the Distribution of Fisher's Combined pValues from Multiple Experiments with Application.
Mehdi Razzaghi*, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA
(1086621752) 
2:00 p.m.
Forecasting Using Functional Data Analysis Models in Cancer Epidemiology.
Keshav P Pokhrel*, University of South Florida, Tampa
Chris P Tsokos, University of South Florida, Tampa
(1086622631) 
2:15 p.m.
Inferring Fitness in Finite, VariablySized, Evolving, and DynamicallyStructured Populations.
Marc A Harper*, UCLA
(108660385) 
2:30 p.m.
Invariant perfect matchings in Cayley graphs via short augmenting paths in expanders.
Miklos Abert, Renyi Institute, Budapest
Endre Csoka, Eotvos University Budapest
Gabor Lippner*, Harvard University
Tamas Terpai, EPFL Lausanne
(1086602741) 
2:45 p.m.
A novel approach to analyzing graphons.
Apoorva Khare*, Stanford University
Bala Rajaratnam, Stanford University
(1086052606) 
3:00 p.m.
Regularization of positive definite matrices: connections between algebra, graph theory and statistics.
Dominique Guillot, Stanford University
Alfred O Hero, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Brett Naul, Stanford University
Bala Rajaratnam*, Stanford University
(1086052628) 
3:15 p.m.
Model choice for gene pathwaybased priors in Bayesian association studies.
Abra Brisbin*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Liewei Wang, Mayo Clinic
Brooke Fridley, University of Kansas Medical Center
(1086922341) 
3:30 p.m.
Computing percolation threshold bounds using the substitution method without a reference lattice.
John C. Wierman*, Johns Hopkins University
(1086601057) 
3:45 p.m.
An Analysis of Systems Readiness Functions.
David J. Marchette*, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, VA
(1086051312)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Student Success in Quantitative Reasoning, II
Room 7A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ray Collings, Georgia Perimeter College Ray.Collings@gpc.edu

1:00 p.m.
Quantitative Reasoning through Consumer Finance.
Andrew J Miller*, Belmont University
(1086P12518) 
1:20 p.m.
Dual Credit for Quantitative Reasoning Courses: What Are the Challenges?
Gregory D. Foley*, Athens
(1086P12951) 
1:40 p.m.
Quantway and Statway: Successful Models for Teaching Quantitative Reasoning.
Cinnamon Hillyard*, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Karon Klipple, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
(1086P12088) 
2:00 p.m.
Reverse Engineering a Quantitative Reasoning Course.
Bernard L Madison*, University of Arkansas
(1086P12314) 
2:20 p.m.
Partner Disciplines and Implications for the Mathematics Curriculum: Moving Forward with the Curriculum Foundations Project.
Susan L. Ganter*, East Carolina University
William E. Haver, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1086P12688) 
2:40 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: First and Second Year Quantitative Reasoning Courses according to Members of the National Numeracy Network.
Caren Diefenderfer*, Hollins University Roanoke, VA 24020
(1086P12437) 
3:00 p.m.
Guided Discovery and Concept Development in Applied Calculus.
Chris Oehrlein*, Oklahoma City
(1086P12680) 
3:20 p.m.
Incorporating More Quantitative Reasoning in an Applied Calculus Course.
Theresa Laurent*, St. Louis College of Pharmacy
(1086P12608) 
3:40 p.m.
Promptless instruments and Habits of Mind: Quantitative Literacy as an honors course.
Dominic Klyve*, Central Washington University
Stuart Boersma, Central Washington University
(1086P12277)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on the History of Geometry, Its Applications, and Their Uses in the Classroom
Room 6E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Amy ShellGellasch, Hood College shellgellasch@hood.edu
Glen Van Brummelen, Quest University

1:00 p.m.
The History of Motion in Geometry.
Meighan I. Dillon*, Southern Polytechnic State University
(1086F5871) 
1:20 p.m.
Pleasure, Pedagogy and Performance for an American High School Geometry Teacher  The Dissected Polyhedra and Polygons of A. Harry Wheeler.
Peggy Aldrich Kidwell*, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
(1086F51030) 
1:40 p.m.
Triangle Congruence in Absolute Plane Geometry.
John Donnelly*, University of Southern Indiana
(1086F5613) 
2:00 p.m.
A Wiki, Some Geometry, and the Parallel Postulate.
Sarah L Mabrouk*, Framingham State University
(1086F52213) 
2:20 p.m.
SteinerLehmus revisited  again.
James J Tattersall*, Providence College
(1086F5638) 
2:40 p.m.
Euler and the Figure of the Earth.
George W. Heine*, Pueblo, CO
(1086F51394) 
3:00 p.m.
Diophantine Geometry, Eulerian Number Theory, and Undergraduates.
Christopher Goff*, University of the Pacific
(1086F51470) 
3:20 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The Constructive Geometry of the Śulbasūtras.
Toke L Knudsen*, SUNY Oneonta
(1086F51649) 
3:40 p.m.
Albert Girard's Iterative Method for solving Cubic Equations.
Stacy G. Langton*, University of San Diego
(1086F52403) 
4:00 p.m.
Applications of Geometry in the Philosophy Classroom and Beyond.
Thomas Drucker*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(1086F5620)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Hybrid Inverse Problems in Medical Imaging
Room 11A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Adrian Nachman, University of Toronto nachman@math.toronto.edu

1:00 p.m.
Inverse Problem of AcoustoOptic Imaging.
John C Schotland*, University of Michigan
(1086351642) 
1:30 p.m.
Quantitative photoacoustic imaging.
Hongkai Zhao*, UC Irvine
(1086651683) 
2:00 p.m.
Title: Quantitative thermoacoustics and related problems.
Ting Zhou*, MIT
(1086351882) 
2:30 p.m.
Local inversions in ultrasound modulated optical tomography.
Shari Moskow*, Drexel University
Guillaume Bal, Columbia University
(1086351726) 
3:00 p.m.
Conductivity imaging from minimal interior data.
Amir Moradifam*, Columbia University
Adrian Nachman, University of Toronto
Alexandru Tamasan, University of Central Florida
Alexandre Timonov, University of South Carolina
(1086492940) 
3:30 p.m.
Estimating cortical activity from EEG by spatiotemporal regularization exploiting anatomical connectivity and signal propagation delay.
David K Hammond*, University of Oregon NeuroInformatics Center
(1086921419)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Workshop
An introduction to inquirybased learning.
Room 1B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Stan Yoshinobu, California Polytechnic State UniversitySan Luis Obispo
Matthew Jones, California State Unviersity, Dominguez Hills
Carol Schumacher, Kenyon College 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAAYMN Panel Discussion
Graduate school: Choosing one, getting in, staying in.
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Timothy Goldberg, LenoirRhyne University
Kristine Roinestad, Georgetown College
Panelists:
Richard A. Levine, San Diego State University
William Y. Velez, University of Arizona
Annalisa Crannell, Franklin & Marshall College
Cynthia J. Wyels, California State University, Channel Islands 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Assessment CommitteeMAA Committee on the Mathematical Education of Teachers Panel Discussion
PRAXIS mathematics exams for prospective teachers: Responsibilities of and reflections on mathematics departments.
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
William Martin, North Dakota State University
Myron Rigsby, University of ArkansasFort Smith
Panelists:
Barbara Weren, Educational Testing Service
Karen King, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
William Martin,
Angela Hodge, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Jack L. Jackson, University of ArkansasFort Smith 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Joint Committee on Women in the Mathematical Sciences Panel Discussion
You are promoted! Great, what is next?
Room 10, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
K. Renee Fister, Murray State University
Panelists:
Christina Sormani, Lehman College
Catherine Roberts, College of the Holy Cross
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Mathematics, Computer Graphics, and Film Production
Room 6F, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Tony DeRose, Pixar Animation Studios
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University mdorff@math.byu.edu

1:30 p.m.
Animating Class with Computer Graphics.
Tim Chartier*, Davidson College
(1086AD303) 
2:00 p.m.
Nonparametric image optimization.
Dan B Goldman*, Adobe
(1086AD285) 
2:30 p.m.
Sparse and Multiresolution Representations of Visual Appearance.
Ravi Ramamoorthi*, University of California, Berkeley
(1086AD251) 
3:00 p.m.
Visual Effects and Fluids  The search for artistic realism.
Doug Roble*, Digital Domain Productions, Inc.
(1086AD2986) 
3:30 p.m.
Plausibly unrealistic: Physical simulation in animated feature films.
Rasmus Tamstorf*, Walt Disney Animation Studios
(1086AD2202)

1:30 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Poster Session of Projects Supported by the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Exhibit Hall B2, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jon Scott, Montgomery College Jon.Scott@montgomerycollege.edu

2:00 p.m.
Resequencing Calculus Phase 2.
Mike Axtell*, University of St. Thomas
Nick Baeth, University of Central Missouri
Dave Dwyer, University of Evansville
Mark Gruenwald, University of Evansville
Ken Luther, Valparaiso University 
2:00 p.m.
Mathematical ACES: Algebraic Concepts for Elementary Students.
Davida Fischman*, California State University, San Bernardino
Shawn McMurran, California State University, San Bernardino
Joseph Jesunathadas, California State University, San Bernardino
Karla Wells, Ontario Montclair School District
Carol Cronk, Ontario Montclair School District 
2:00 p.m.
Research by Undergraduates in Mathematical Biology: Modeling Cellular Processes in Bioremediation and Biofuels.
George T Yates*, Youngstown State University 
2:00 p.m.
Integrating Knowledge: A Model for Secondary Teacher Preparation.
David Barker*, Illinois State University
Matthew Winsor, Illinois State University
Beverly Rich, Illinois State University
John Dossey, Illinois State University
Wendy O'Hanlon, Illinois Central College 
2:00 p.m.
College Ready in Mathematics and Physics Partnership.
Bernard Madison*, University of Arkansas
Gay Stewart, University of Arkansas
Shannon Dingman, University of Arkansas
John Jones, University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
Pete Joenks, Springdale High School 
2:00 p.m.
WeBWorK: Improving Student Success in Mathematics.
Arnold Pizer*, University of Rochester
Mike Gage, University of Rochester
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester
Michael Pearson, MAA
John Wyatt, MAA 
2:00 p.m.
Combining Empirical and Theoretical Approaches to Better Understand the Persistence of Waterfowl Disease in the Upper Mississippi River.
Barbara Bennie*, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
James Peirce, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse 
2:00 p.m.
Biocalculus: Text Development, Dialog, and Assessment.
Timothy Comar*, Benedictine University
Brenda Alberico, Benedictine University 
2:00 p.m.
Texas Leadership Initiative: Mathematics Instruction Transformed.
Lesa Beverly*, Stephen F. Austin State University
Kimberly Childs, Stephen F. Austin State University
Debbie Pace, Stephen F. Austin State University
Betty Alford, Stephen F. Austin State University 
2:00 p.m.
Texas Middle and Secondary Mathematics Project Leadership Initiative.
Kimberly Childs*, Stephen F. Austin State University
Debbie Pace, Stephen F. Austin State University
Lesa Beverly, Stephen F. Austin State University 
2:00 p.m.
Development of a New Calculus and Differential Equations Sequence for Undergraduate Life Sciences Majors.
Chichia Chiu*, Michigan State University
Peter Bates, Michigan State University
Jue Wang, Michigan State University 
2:00 p.m.
Paradigms in Physics: Interactive Electromagnetism Curricular Materials.
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University
Corinne Manogue, Oregon State University
Emily van Zee, Oregon State University 
2:00 p.m.
Native Americanbased Mathematics Materials for Integration into Undergraduate Courses.
Charles Funkhouser*, California State University Fullerton
Scott Annin, California State University Fullerton
Miles Pfahl, Turtle Mountain Community College 
2:00 p.m.
Transforming Linear Algebra Education with GeoGebra Applets.
James Factor*, Alverno College 
2:00 p.m.
Quantitative Literacy and Reasoning Assessment (QLRA) Project.
Eric Gaze*, Bowdoin College
Linda Misener, Southern Maine Community College
Semra KilicBahi, Colby Sawyer College
Aaron Montgomery, Central Washington University
Corri Taylor, Wellesley College
Deann Leoni, Edmonds Community College 
2:00 p.m.
Math in the City.
Joe Geisbauer*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Petronela Radu, University of NebraskaLincoln
Stephen Hartke, University of NebraskaLincoln 
2:00 p.m.
POGIL Math  Guided Inquiry Materials for Gatekeeper Courses in Mathematics.
Zdeňka Guadarrama*, Rockhurst University
Catherine Beneteau, University of South Florida
Jill Guerra, University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Laurie Lenz, Marymount University
Richard Moog, Franklin & Marshall College
Jennifer Noll, Portland State University
Andrei Straumanis, POGIL Project 
2:00 p.m.
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU): Modeling and Industrial Applied Mathematics.
Aloysius Helminck*, North Carolina State University
Hien Tran, North Carolina State University 
2:00 p.m.
Mathematics and Social Advocacy.
Sandra Kingan*, Brooklyn College, City University of New York
Jeff Suzuki, Brooklyn College, City University of New York 
2:00 p.m.
Biology and Mathematics in Populations Studies II.
Maeve McCarthy*, Murray State University
Renee Fister, Murray State University 
2:00 p.m.
Lurch, Educational Software for Writing Proofs.
Kenneth Monks*, University of Scranton
Nathan Carter, Bentley University 
2:00 p.m.
The West Texas Middle School Math Partnership.
Gary Harris*, Texas Tech University
Raegan Higgins, Texas Tech University
Warren Koepp, University of Texas, Permian Basin 
2:00 p.m.
The Learning Curve: Faculty Implementation of IBL Techniques Following Professional Development Workshops.
Chuck Hayward*, University of Colorado Boulder
Sandra Laursen, University of Colorado Boulder
Doug Moore, University of California, Santa Barbara
Bill Jacob, University of California, Santa Barbara
Paul Sally, University of Chicago
John Boller, University of Chicago
Ralf Spatzier, University of Michigan
Mike Starbird, University of Texas, Austin 
2:00 p.m.
Talented Teachers in Training for Texas.
Keith Hubbard*, Stephen F. Austin State University
Lesa Beverly, Stephen F. Austin State University
Karen EmbryJenlink, Stephen F. Austin State University
Dennis Gravatt, Stephen F. Austin State University 
2:00 p.m.
Graph Theory and Social Networks  It's Hard to Hide, Even in a Crowd.
Joan Lucas*, The College at Brockport, State University of New York 
2:00 p.m.
UTMOST: Undergraduate Teaching of Mathematics with Open Software and Textbooks.
Thomas Judson*, Stephen F. Austin State University
Jason Grout, Drake University
Robert Beezer, University of Puget Sound
Susan Lynds, University of Colorado at Boulder
Sandra Laursen, University of Colorado at Boulder
Kiran Kedlaya, University of California, San Diego
William Stein, University of Washington, Seattle 
2:00 p.m.
Arizona Mathematics Partnership (AMP).
April Strom*, Scottsdale Community College 
2:00 p.m.
The Impact of the Math SSTEM Program on a Mathematics Department.
Alexandra Kurepa*, North Carolina A&T State University 
2:00 p.m.
LINE: Linear Algebra in New EnvironmentsFocusing on Students' Learning.
Sergio Loch*, Grand View University
Draga Vidakovic, Georgia State University
William Martin, North Dakota State University
Jeff Suzuki, Brooklyn College, CUNY
Laurel Cooley, Brooklyn College, CUNY
Scott Dexter, Brooklyn College, CUNY
Christopher McClure, Des Moines Area Community College 
2:00 p.m.
Using Research to Shape Instruction and Placement in Algebra and Precalculus.
Bernard L. Madison*, University of Arkansas
Michael Pearson, MAA
Caren Diefenderfer, Hollins University
Marilyn Carlson, Arizona State University 
2:00 p.m.
The Predictability of Student Attributes and Instructional Milieu on Success in Developmental Math, College Algebra, the Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency, and Matriculation to Degree.
Lee Pearce*, Black Hills State University
Curtis Card, Black Hills State University
Daluss Siewert, Black Hills State University
Kristi Pearce, Black Hills State University 
2:00 p.m.
WeBWorK Homework Problems with Embedded Flash Applets.
Barbara Margolius*, Cleveland State University
L. Felipe Martins, Cleveland State University
Daniel J. Gries, Hopkins School 
2:00 p.m.
Maplets for Calculus (M4C)  Evaluation and Assessment.
Douglas B. Meade*, University of South Carolina
Edwin M. Dickey, University of South Carolina
Ray Patenaude, University of South Carolina
Paula Adams, University of South Carolina
Philip B. Yasskin, Texas A&M University
Robert Petrulis, Evaluation, Policy and Research in Education Consulting 
2:00 p.m.
STEM Real World Applications of Mathematics.
Darren A. Narayan*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Joy Lind, University of Sioux Falls 
2:00 p.m.
The Alfred University Calculus Initiative.
Joseph Petrillo*, Alfred University
Darwyn Cook, Alfred University
Addison Frey, Alfred University 
2:00 p.m.
Dynamic Visualization Tools for Multivariable Calculus.
Paul Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
Monica VanDieren, Robert Morris University 
2:00 p.m.
Risky Business: Using Discrete Mathematics to Assess the Risks Involved in Business and Straight Up Gambling.
Rebecca Smith*, The College at Brockport, State University of New York
Joan M. Lucas, The College at Brockport, State University of New York 
2:00 p.m.
Research Based Videos for Developing Mathematical Thinking Skills in Proof Writing and Problem Solving.
Kay Somers*, Moravian College
Jim Sandefur, Georgetown University
Connie Campbell, Millsaps College 
2:00 p.m.
Discovery Learning Projects in Introductory Statistics.
Dianna Spence*, North Georgia College & State University
Sherry Hix, North Georgia College & State University
Brad Bailey, North Georgia College & State University 
2:00 p.m.
UBM: Team Research Training Program in Biology and Mathematics.
Edwin Tecarro*, University of HoustonDowntown
JeongMi Yoon, University of HoustonDowntown
Akif Uzman, University of HoustonDowntown
YounSha Chan, University of HoustonDowntown 
2:00 p.m.
UBM: Integrated Undergraduate Training in Mathematics and Life Sciences at NCSU.
Hien Tran*, North Carolina State University
James Gilliam, North Carolina State University
Aloysius Helminck, North Carolina State University
Alun Lloyd, North Carolina State University 
2:00 p.m.
Maplets for Calculus (M4C)  New Developments.
Philip Yasskin*, Texas A&M University
Matthew J. Barry, Texas A&M University
Logan N. Collins, Texas A&M University
Douglas B. Meade, University of South Carolina 
2:00 p.m.
Supporting Pedagogical Innovation for a Generation of Transformation via InquiryBased Learning in Mathematics (SPIGOT).
Stan Yoshinobu*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Carol Schumacher, Kenyon College
Matthew Jones, California State University, Dominguez Hills
Sandra L. Laursen, University of Colorado 
2:00 p.m.
DIYModeling: Do It Yourself Modeling and Simulation for STEM Learning.
Frank Wattenberg*, United States Military Academy
Rod Sturdivant, United States Military Academy
Jim Rolf, United States Air Force Academy
Bill Bauldry, Appalachian State University
Joe Yanik, Emporia State University
Betsy Yanik, Emporia State University
Amy H. Erickson, Georgia Gwinnett College
Keith Erickson, Georgia Gwinnett College 
2:00 p.m.
PREP: MAA's Professional Development Program.
Nancy Hastings*, Dickinson College
Barbara Edwards, Oregon State University
Nathaniel Dean, Texas State University San Marcos
Virginia Buchanan, Hiram College
Mike Brilleslyper, United States Air Force Academy
Michael Pearson, MAA
Jenna Carpenter, Louisiana Tech University
Jon Scott, Montgomery College 
2:00 p.m.
Evaluation and Assessment of Teaching and Learning about Statistics (eATLAS).
Andy Zieffler*, University of Minnesota
Joan Garfield, University of Minnesota
Bob delMas, University of Minnesota 
2:00 p.m.
Project MathVote: Teaching Mathematics with Classroom Voting.
Holly Zullo*, Carroll College
Kelly Cline, Carroll College
Ann Stewart, Hood College
Christopher Storm, Adelphi University 
2:00 p.m.
A New Approach to Intermediate & College Algebra: It Starts with A Word Problem.
Sheryl Dohm*, Chaminade University of Honolulu 
2:00 p.m.
Integrative Researchfocused Experiences and Curriculum in Mathematical Biology.
Jason Miller*, Truman State University
Pam Ryan, Truman State University 
2:00 p.m.
STEM Real World Applications of Mathematics.
Linyuan Lu*, University of South Carolina
Joshua Cooper, University of South Carolina 
2:00 p.m.
Emphasizing Core Calculus Concepts Using Biomedical Applications to Engage, Mentor and Retain STEM Students.
Marilyn Reba*, Clemson University
Taufiquar Khan, Clemson University
Irina Viktorova, Clemson University
Ellen Breazel, Clemson University
John DesJardins, Clemson University

2:00 p.m.

Thursday January 10, 2013, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Combining complex and arithmetic dynamics: A study of criticallyfinite maps.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Laura De Marco*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10863705) 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 2:40 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAAYMN Panel Discussion
You published your dissertation; now what?
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ralucca Gera, Naval Posgraduate School
Rachel Esselstein, California State University, Monterey Bay
Panelists:
Chris Storm, Adelphi University
Nick Scoville, Ursinas College
Joyati Debnath, Winona State University
Allison Henrich, Seattle University 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications Special Presentation
The Mathematical Sciences in 2025 Study: Key findings and recommendations.
Room 10, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Tom Everhart, California Institute of Technology
Mark Green, University of California Los Angeles 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Diophantine applications of the theory of expansion and spectral gaps in thin groups.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Jean Bourgain*, Institute for Advanced Study 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 4:25 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Joint Prize Session
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education Business Meeting
Room 3, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Joint Prize Session Reception
Lobby outside Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 5:45 p.m.7:45 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education Reception and Business Meeting
Room 7A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA TwoYear College Reception
Cardiff/Carlsbad Room, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Film Presentation
Taking the Long View: The Life of Shiingshen Chern.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Thursday January 10, 2013, 7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Young Mathematicians' Network Open Forum
Leucadia Room, 1st Floor, Marriott
Organizers:
Josh Laison, Willamette University
Elizabeth Moseman, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Thomas Wakefield, Youngstown State University
Friday January 11, 2013

Friday January 11, 2013, 6:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.
Catalina Room, 4th Floor, Marriott 
Friday January 11, 2013, 6:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.
Del Mar Room, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Friday January 11, 2013, 6:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.
Conference Suite 4, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Friday January 11, 2013, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Exhibit Hall B1, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Friday January 11, 2013, 7:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, II
Room 8, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Bernard Brooks, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jobby Jacob, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jacqueline JensenVallin, Slippery Rock University
Carl V. Lutzer,
Darren Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

7:30 a.m.
Polynomial sequences of binomialtype occurring in graph theory.
Jon Schneider*, MIT
(1086052998) 
8:00 a.m.
GromovWitten Theory of Blowups of Toric Threefolds.
Dhruv Ranganathan*, Yale University
(1086142997) 
8:30 a.m.
M.I.T.C.H  Medicinal Interaction 'Twixt' Cancer and Healthy Cells.
Robert R Ferdinand*, East Central University, Ada, OK
Jayson Bucy, East Central University, Ada, OK
Jeff Spears, East Central University, Ada, OK
Tomas Tillery, East Central University, Ada, OK
Nick Nottingham, East Central University, Ada, OK
(10863499) 
9:00 a.m.
Modeling Turbulence with Delay Equations.
Joel E. Hedman*, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul MN
Toby Hillman, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul MN
(108676120) 
9:30 a.m.
Betti Tables of Reducible Algebraic Curves.
David J. Bruce*, University of Michigan
Evan D. Nash, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Ben Perez, St Olaf College
Pete Vermeire, Central Michigan University
(108614122) 
10:00 a.m.
Semiparametric Regression for Measurement of Parts Data.
Kristin C. Mara*, Winona State University
Samantha Louise Meadows, Central Michigan University
Rosemarie Roessel, Lehigh University
(108662129) 
10:30 a.m.
Factor Posets and Dual Frames.
Eric M Evert*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Kileen A Berry, Berry College
Son T Nghiem, Berea College
(108615139)

7:30 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Nonassociative Ramsey Theory and the amenability of Thompson's group.
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Justin Moore*, Cornell University
(108603134) 
Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics and Representation Theory, I
Room 15A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Julie Beier, Mercer University beier_jc@mercer.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College

8:00 a.m.
Promotion and rowmotion: Part 1/2.
Jessica Striker*, University of Minnesota
Nathan Williams, University of Minnesota
(1086052753) 
8:30 a.m.
Combinatorial Markov chains on linear extensions.
Arvind Ayyer, UC Davis
Steven Klee, UC Davis
Anne Schilling*, UC Davis
(108605804) 
9:00 a.m.
Generalized splines and GKM theory.
Julianna Tymoczko*, Smith College
(1086052856) 
9:30 a.m.
The Hopf Monoid of Generalized Permutahedra.
Federico Ardila*, San Francisco State University
Marcelo Aguiar, Texas A+M University
(1086051379) 
10:00 a.m.
The quasipartition algebra.
Zajj B. Daugherty, Dartmouth College
Rosa C. Orellana*, Dartmouth College
(1086161374) 
10:30 a.m.
Brane Tilings and Cluster Algebras.
InJee Jeong, Brown Univeristy
Gregg Musiker*, University of Minnesota
Sicong Zhang, Columbia University
(1086051826)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, II
Room 31B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
James McLaughlin, West Chester University
Nancy J. Wyshinski, Trinity College nancy.wyshinski@trincoll.edu

8:00 a.m.
BernsteinSzegő theorem on algebraic Scontours.
Maxim L. Yattselev*, Department of Mathematics, University of Oregon
(108641177) 
8:30 a.m.
On computing solutions to $fx^2+gy^2=m$.
Kjell Wooding*, ISPIA, University of Calgary
H C Williams, University of Calgary
(1086112809) 
9:00 a.m.
A Generalization of Continued Fractions.
Maxwell Anselm, Odenton, MD
Steven H Weintraub*, Lehigh University
(10861122) 
9:30 a.m.
Moment Sequences.
Saroj Aryal*, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
Farhad Jafari, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
Mihai Putinar, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA
(108628291) 
10:00 a.m.
Sparse Moment Sequences.
Saroj Aryal, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
Farhad Jafari*, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
Mihai Putinar, University of California at Santa Barbara
(108628219) 
10:30 a.m.
On the fractional parts of roots of positive real numbers.
Melvyn B. Nathanson*, Lehman College (CUNY)
(1086111905)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Geometry and Algebraic Combinatorics, I
Room 16A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Alexander Barg, University of Maryland abarg@umd.edu
Oleg Musin, University of Texas, Brownsville

8:00 a.m.
On the locality of codeword symbols.
Sergey Yekhanin*, Microsoft Research
(108605591) 
8:30 a.m.
On list decoding of polar codes.
Ido Tal, University of California San Diego
Alexander Vardy*, University of California San Diego
(1086941294) 
9:00 a.m.
Connector families of graphs.
Gerard D. Cohen*, ENST/CNRS
Emanuela Fachini, La Sapienza
Janos Korner, La Sapienza
(1086051043) 
9:30 a.m.
Discussion 
10:00 a.m.
Evaluating Boolean polynomials on Hamming spheres.
Ilya Dumer*, University of California at Riverside
Olga Kapralova, University of California at Riverside
(1086052155) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractional, Hybrid, and Stochastic Dynamic Systems with Applications, I
Room 30E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
John Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Gangaram S. Ladde, University of South Florida
Aghalaya Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette vatsala@louisiana.edu

8:00 a.m.
Existence of a positive solution to a three point $\phi$Laplacian boundary value problem via homotopic deformation.
Nadir Ali Benkaci, University M'Hmed Bouguerra
Abdelhamid Benmezaï, Dynamical Systems Laboratory
Johnny Henderson*, Baylor University
(108634181) 
8:30 a.m.
Applications of Contractive Mappings to Fractional Differential Equations with Periodic Boundary Conditions.
J Diego Ramirez*, Lamar University
Aghalaya S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(108634908) 
9:00 a.m.
Convergence and Stability Analysis of Stochastic LargeScale Approximation Scheme.
G. S. Ladde, University of South Florida
M. Sambandham*, Morehouse College
(1086601283) 
9:30 a.m.
Uniqueness and parameter dependence of positive solutions to a higher order boundary value problem with fractional $q$derivatives.
John R. Graef*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Lingju Kong, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Qingkai Kong, Northern Illinois University
Min Wang, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(108634213) 
10:00 a.m.
Energy Function Method and Stochastic Variational Comparison Theorems.
Tadesse G Zerihun*, University of South Florida at Tampa
Gangaram S Ladde, University of South Florida at Tampa
(1086341350) 
10:30 a.m.
Iterative Technique for Nonlinear RiemannLiouville Fractional Differential Equations.
Zachary Denton*, North Carolina A&T State University
Aghalaya Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1086341674)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Frontiers in Geomathematics, I
Room 30D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Willi Freeden, University of Kaiserlautern
Volker Michel, University of Siegen
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida zuhair.nashed@ucf.edu

8:00 a.m.
Iterative Sparse Approximation of Extremely Scattered Data on the Sphere.
Roger Telschow*, Geomathematics Group, University of Siegen
(1086651209) 
8:30 a.m.
A Family of Differential Approximations of the Radiative Transport Equation.
Weimin Han*, University of Iowa
(108665831) 
9:00 a.m.
Solving geodesic problems on a sphere with spherical splines.
Thanh Tran*, The University of New South Wales, Australia
(108665749) 
9:30 a.m.
Generalized Sensitivity Analysis for Managing Uncertainty in Complex Earth Systems.
Jef K Caers*, Stanford University
(1086601066) 
10:00 a.m.
The GRACE destriping problem. What does GRACE really see?
Wolfgang Keller*, University Stuttgart
(1086311017) 
10:30 a.m.
The Finite Pointset Method (FPM) and an Application in Soil Mechanics.
Joerg Kuhnert, Fraunhofer ITWM
Isabel Ostermann*, Fraunhofer ITWM
(1086861200)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Generalized Symmetric Spaces, I
Room 15B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Catherine Buell, Bates College cbuell@bates.edu
Aloysius G. Helminck, North Carolina State University

8:00 a.m.
$k$involutions of Exceptional Linear Algebraic Groups.
John D Hutchens*, North Carolina State University
(1086201400) 
8:30 a.m.
Hilbert series of determinantal varieties and strongly orthogonal roots.
Jordan Alexander*, Baylor University
Markus Hunziker, Baylor University
Jeb F. Willenbring, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(1086222474) 
9:00 a.m.
Using a $(\sigma, \theta)$basis for the $KAK$ decomposition in Quantum Computation.
Jennifer R. Daniel*, Lamar University
Alys M. Rodriguez, Lamar University
(1086222538) 
9:30 a.m.
Submanifolds and Riemannian foliations of symmetric spaces.
Tommy Murphy*, Universite Libre de Bruxelles
(1086531454) 
10:00 a.m.
Homogeneous Poisson Structures on Symmetric Spaces.
J. Arlo Caine*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Doug Pickrell, University of Arizona
(1086531486) 
10:30 a.m.
Orbits of parabolic $k$subgroups on symmetric $k$varieties.
Gerard F. Helminck*, KdV Institute University of Amsterdam
Aloysius G. Helminck, NCSU Raleigh NC
(1086201760)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Applications, I
Room 14A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California
Pham Huu Tiep, University of Arizona tiep@math.arizona.edu

8:00 a.m.
Stable Schur functions.
Sami Assaf*, University of Southern California
David Speyer, University of Michigan
(1086052378) 
8:30 a.m.
McKay Centralizer Algebras.
Georgia Benkart*, University of WisconsinMadison
Tom Halverson, Macalester College
(1086051319) 
9:00 a.m.
The GAP package Basic 1.0.
Klaus M. Lux*, University of Arizona
(1086201696) 
9:30 a.m.
The Heisenberg algebra and $GL(n,q)$.
Bhama Srinivasan*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1086201238) 
10:00 a.m.
Odd structures arising from categorified quantum groups.
Aaron D Lauda*, University of Southern California
(108616583) 
10:30 a.m.
Representations of the affine BMW algebra.
Monica Vazirani*, UC Davis
Kevin Walker, Microsoft Station Q
(1086051883)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory and Commutative Algebra, II
Room 16B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Julia Bergner, University of California, Riverside jbergner@math.ucr.edu
Philip Hackney, University of California, Riverside
Inês Henriques, University of California, Riverside

8:00 a.m.
The homotopy theory of matrix factorizations.
Mark E Walker*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1086132275) 
8:30 a.m.
Matrix factorizations over projective schemes.
Jesse Burke*, UCLA
Mark E Walker, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1086132014) 
9:00 a.m.
DG homological algebra and solution to a question of Vasconcelos.
Saeed Nasseh*, North Dakota State University
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
(1086131077) 
9:30 a.m.
Azumaya orders do not always exist.
Thomas Benedict Williams*, University of Southern California
(1086162587) 
10:00 a.m.
Periodic modules over a Gorenstein local ring.
Amanda Croll*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1086132739) 
10:30 a.m.
An application to the vanishing of $\eta(,)$ pairing.
Olgur Celikbas*, University of MissouriColumbia
Srikanth Iyengar, University of NebraskaLincoln
Greg Piepmeyer, University of MissouriColumbia
Roger Wiegand, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1086131668)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Knots, Links, and Threemanifolds, I
Room 32B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Christopher Herald, University of Nevada, Reno
Stanislav Jabuka, University of Nevada, Reno
Swatee Naik, University of Nevada, Reno naik@unr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Bordered Floer homology and splicing knot complements.
Matthew Hedden, Michigan State University
Adam Simon Levine*, Brandeis University
(1086572131) 
8:30 a.m.
A 4dimensional interpretation of tightness?
Matthew E Hedden*, Michigan State University
(1086572033) 
9:00 a.m.
Categorified invariants and braid conjugacy.
Denis Auroux, University of California, Berkeley
John A. Baldwin, Boston College
J. Elisenda Grigsby*, Boston College
Stephan M. Wehrli, Syracuse University
(1086571711) 
9:30 a.m.
Heegaard Floer homology solid tori.
Liam Watson*, UCLA
(1086571678) 
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, UCLA
(1086571567) 
10:30 a.m.
Floer homology and the fractional Dehn twist coefficient.
Matthew Hedden, Michigan State University
Thomas E. Mark*, University of Virginia
(1086571656)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Underpinnings of Multivariate Complexity Theory and Algorithm Design, and Its Frontiers and the Field of Incrementalization, I
Room 31C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Rodney Downey, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Michael Fellows, Charles Darwin University, Australia
Anil Nerode, Cornell University
Frances Rosamond, Charles Darwin University, Australia Frances.Rosamond@cdu.edu.au

8:00 a.m.
Parameterized Complexity Overview.
Rodney G Downey*, Victoria University
(108668518) 
8:30 a.m.
Incrementalization: From Clarity to Efficiency.
Yanhong Annie Liu*, State University of New York at Stony Brook
(1086681571) 
9:00 a.m.
Database Queries  Logic and Complexity.
Moshe Y. Vardi*, Rice University
(1086681136) 
9:30 a.m.
On the AND and ORConjectures: Limits to Efficient Preprocessing.
Andrew D Drucker*, Institute for Advanced Study
(1086681505) 
10:00 a.m.
Towards relating program transformation, incremental computation and parameterized complexity.
Neil D. Jones*, University of Copenhagen
(108668954) 
10:30 a.m.
On the Linear and QuaisLinear CPU Time for Most Relational Calculus and Data Mining Queries Using O(N) Space.
Dan E Willard*, University at Albany (Computer Science Department)
(1086681072)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II
Room 17B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
William Barker, Bowdoin College
Cathy Kessel, Berkeley, California
William McCallum, University of Arizona
Bonnie Saunders, University of Illinois, Chicago saunders@math.uic.edu

8:00 a.m.
Mathematicians and Scientists working together in K12 Education: Opportunities within the NSF Mathematics and Science Partnership (MSP) Program.
Ron Buckmire*, National Science Foundation
(1086972672) 
8:30 a.m.
N. J. Partnership for Excellence in Middle School Mathematics.
Amy Cohen*, Rutgers University
(1086971222) 
9:00 a.m.
NebraskaMATH: Building partnerships to strengthen mathematics teaching and learning in Nebraska.
W. James Lewis*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1086971999) 
9:30 a.m.
Georgia's Partnership for Reform in Science and Mathematics: Phase I large scale implementation and Phase II rigorous research.
Sabrina A. Hessinger*, Armstrong Atlantic State University
(1086972458) 
10:00 a.m.
Mathematicians and Scientists working together in K12 Education  a Discussion.
Dan Maki*, Indiana University
Lee L. Zia, National Science Foundation
(1086972935)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Mathematics of Computation: Algebra and Number Theory, I
Room 31A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Michael Mossinghoff, Davidson College
Cheryl Praeger, University of Western Australia
Igor Shparlinksi, Macquarie University igor.shparlinski@mq.edu.au

8:00 a.m.
Computational Discovery of Number Theory Identities for Mathematical Physics Integrals.
David H Bailey*, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
(1086111342) 
8:30 a.m.
Breaking Symmetry In the Computer Age.
Anton Betten*, Colorado State University
(108605253) 
9:00 a.m.
Rigidity in CAD software: from algebra to combinatorics.
Linnea LaMon, Carnegie Mellon University
Audrey LeeSt.John, Mount Holyoke College
Jessica Sidman*, Mount Holyoke College
(1086051116) 
9:30 a.m.
Constructing a tenbillion factor Carmichael number.
Andrew Shallue*, Illinois Wesleyan University
Steven Hayman, Clemson University
(108611943) 
10:00 a.m.
Primality Test with Singular Hyperelliptic Curves.
Enver Ozdemir*, Nanyang Technological University
(108611808) 
10:30 a.m.
Evaluating Lfunctions with few known coefficients.
Nathan C. Ryan*, Bucknell University
David W. Farmer, American Institute of Mathematics
(108611386)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Singularities in Geometry and Algebra, I
Room 14B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
John Brevik, California State University, Long Beach john.brevik@csulb.edu
Scott Nollet, Texas Christian University

8:00 a.m.
SemiMonotone Sets, Monotone Maps, and Triangulation of Monotone Families.
Andrei Gabrielov*, Purdue University
Saugata Basu, Purdue University
Nicolai Vorobjov, University of Bath, UK
(1086511147) 
9:00 a.m.
Characteristic numbers of singular complex varieties.
Laurentiu G Maxim*, University of WisconsinMadison
(1086141305) 
10:00 a.m.
The local structure of compactified Jacobians.
Sebastian CasalainaMartin*, University of Colorado
Jesse Kass, University of Michigan
Filippo Viviani, Universita Roma Tre
(108614974)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on the Mathematics of Decisions, Elections, and Games, I
Room 17A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
KarlDieter Crisman, Gordon College
Michael A. Jones, Mathematical Reviews maj@ams.org
Michael Orrison, Harvey Mudd College

8:00 a.m.
Costsharing of continuous knapsacks.
Andreas Darmann, University of Graz
Christian Klamler*, University of Graz
(1086911205) 
8:30 a.m.
The Structure and Analysis of Games.
Daniel Jessie*, Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences, UC Irvine
Donald Saari, Institute for Mathematical Behavioral Sciences, UC Irvine
(108691760) 
9:00 a.m.
Exploring and Expanding the Robinson Goforth System for 2 by 2 Games.
Brian Hopkins*, Saint Peter's University
(1086911849) 
9:30 a.m.
Inducible Games: Using TitforTat to Stabilize Outcomes.
Steven J. Brams*, New York University
D. Marc Kilgour, Wilfrid Laurier University
(108691939) 
10:00 a.m.
Higher order Condorcet cycles.
Davide Cervone, Union College, Schenectady NY
Christopher Hardin, Union College, Schenectady NY
William S. Zwicker*, Union College, Schenectady NY
(108691938) 
10:30 a.m.
Symmetry groups to connect/extend voting theory results.
Donald G. Saari*, University of California, Irvine
(108691769)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on the Progress in Free Probability and Free Analysis, I
Room 30C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ken Dykema, Texas A&M University
Scott McCullough, University of Florida sam@ufl.edu

8:00 a.m.
Free monotone transport.
Alice Guionnet, ENS Lyon / MIT
Dimitri Shlyakhtenko*, UCLA
(1086461954) 
8:30 a.m.
Limit theorems for monotonic convolution and the Chernoff product formula.
John D Williams*, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas.
(1086471407) 
9:00 a.m.
Free probability and planar algebras.
Stephen R Curran*, University of California, Los Angeles
(1086462159) 
9:30 a.m.
Second Order Freeness and Orthogonal Random Matrices.
James A Mingo*, Queen's University at Kingston
Mihai V Popa, Queen's University at Kingston
C. Emily I. Redelmeier, Université ParisSud
(1086462274) 
10:00 a.m.
On the Hopf algebra approach to the Stransform.
Alexandru Nica*, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
(1086462422) 
10:30 a.m.
Analytic subordination for multiplicative free convolution of operatorvalued distributions.
Serban Teodor Belinschi*, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
Roland Speicher, Universität des Saarlandes
John Treilhard, Queen's University
Carlos Vargas, Universität des Saarlandes
(1086471510)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Adding Modern Ideas to an Introductory Statistics Course, I
Room 5B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Brian T. Gill, Seattle Pacific University bgill@spu.edu
Scott Alberts, Truman State University
Andrew Zieffler, University of Minnesota

8:00 a.m.
Technology in Achieving Course Objectives in an Introductory Statistics Course.
Khairul Islam*, Eastern Michigan University
(1086B51583) 
8:20 a.m.
Journals and Wikis in Hybrid and Online Intro Statistics.
Chris Oehrlein*, Oklahoma City Community College
(1086B52665) 
8:40 a.m.
A Hybrid of Online Assessment and Graded Homework: The Challenges and Impacts on Student Engagement and Learning.
Michael A. Posner*, Villanova University
(1086B51555) 
9:00 a.m.
Simulation Illogic Repaired.
Patricia B Humphrey*, Georgia Southern University
(1086B52338) 
9:20 a.m.
Simulating with StatKey.
Kari Lock Morgan*, Duke University
(1086B52376) 
9:40 a.m.
Teaching using the Lock5 book.
Iwan Praton*, Franklin & Marshall College
(1086B51755) 
10:00 a.m.
Teaching Introductory Statistics Concepts using Resampling Methods in R.
Judith Canner*, California State University, Monterey Bay
Jon Detka, California State University, Monterey Bay
(1086B52065) 
10:20 a.m.
A mosaic sampler: Using R and RStudio in the Intro Course with the mosaic package.
Randall Pruim*, Calvin College
Daniel Kaplan, Macalester College
Nicholas J Horton, Smith College
(1086B52927) 
10:40 a.m.
Using R for Data Analysis Assignments in an Introductory Statistics Course.
Debra Hydorn*, University of Mary Washington
(1086B51975)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Communicating Mathematics, II
Room 33A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Brian Katz, Augustana College briankatz@augustana.edu
Elizabeth Thoren, University of California Santa Barbara

8:00 a.m.
Communication as a process skill in the POGIL classroom: Implementation techniques.
Catherine Beneteau, University of South Florida
Zdenka Guadarrama*, Rockhurst University
Jill Guerra, University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Laurie Lenz, Marymount University
(1086D11617) 
8:20 a.m.
Enhancing Communication in Mathematics.
Joyati Debnath*, Winona State University
(1086D12855) 
8:40 a.m.
InquiryBased Learning and the Moore Method Works: Giving Students the Opportunity to Effectively Communicate Mathematical Ideas.
Padraig M. McLoughlin, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Perry Y. C. Lee*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
(1086D11059) 
9:00 a.m.
Using Modern Tools to Enhance Communication in Moore Method Courses.
W. Ted Mahavier*, Lamar University
(1086D11045) 
9:20 a.m.
Using a modifiedMoore method to teach communication in mathematics.
Susan H. Marshall*, Monmouth University
(1086D12330) 
9:40 a.m.
Using a Modified Moore Method to Improve Communication.
Sarah E. Wright*, College of the Holy Cross
(1086D12546) 
10:00 a.m.
Reasoning and Communication through Axiomatic Geometry.
David M. Clark*, State University of New York at New Paltz
(1086D11212) 
10:20 a.m.
Doing, Presenting, Speaking, and Writing Mathematics in an IBL Freshman Research Initiative (FRI) Mathematics Class.
Mark L. Daniels*, University of Texas at Austin
(1086D1743) 
10:40 a.m.
Speaking and Thinking.
Michael Starbird*, The Unversity of Texas at Austin
(1086D12370)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Commutative Algebra
Room 13, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
pEmbeddings.
Michelle Knox*, Midwestern State University
Papiya Bhattarcharjee, Penn State Erie
Warren Wm. McGovern, Florida Atlantic University
(1086131216) 
8:15 a.m.
NAK for Ext, Ascent of Module Structures and the Blindness of Extended Modules.
Benjamin J Anderson*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
(1086131880) 
8:30 a.m.
$I$Codualizing Modules.
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
Richard Wicklein*, North Dakota State University
(1086132428) 
8:45 a.m.
Connections between the ideal completion and the $m$adic completion of a Noetherian Local Domain.
Simplice Tchamna*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.
(1086131258) 
9:00 a.m.
Betti Numbers of Infinite Free Resolutions.
Gwyneth R Whieldon*, Hood College
(1086132532) 
9:15 a.m.
Modules over short Gorenstein rings.
Courtney Gibbons*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1086131879) 
9:30 a.m.
A Linear Formula For the Generalized Multiplicity Sequence.
Thomas Dunn*, North Dakota State University
(1086131759) 
9:45 a.m.
The Unimodality of Pure OSequences of Type Two in Four Variables.
Bernadette Boyle*, Sacred Heart University
(1086131397) 
10:00 a.m.
Resolutions of Sparse Determinantal Ideals.
Adam Boocher*, Berkeley
(1086131822) 
10:15 a.m.
Toric Ideals of Hypergraphs.
Elizabeth Gross*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Sonja Petrovic, Pennsylvania State University
(108613117) 
10:30 a.m.
Tropical approach to the cyclic nroots problem.
Danko Adrovic*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago
(108614208) 
10:45 a.m.
A method to calculate an invariant of AvellaAlaminos and Geiss using surface triangulations.
Lucas A DavidRoesler*, Lebanon Valley College
Ralf A Schiffler, University of Connecticut
(1086171314)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Elliptic Curves, LFunctions, and Number Fields
Room 12, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
Notes on the Principal Primes of Real Quadratic Number Fields.
Jeongho Park*, POSTECH
(108611374) 
8:15 a.m.
A Variation on Leopoldt's Conjecture for Galois Number Fields.
Dawn Nelson*, Bates College
(108611274) 
8:30 a.m.
Divisibility of the equivariant $L$function value at zero for degree $2p$ extensions.
Barry R Smith*, Lebanon Valley College
(1086112467) 
8:45 a.m.
Surpassing the Ratios Conjecture in the 1level density of Dirichlet $L$functions.
Daniel Fiorilli*, University of Michigan
Steven J Miller, Williams College
(1086111836) 
9:00 a.m.
Lfunctions and functoriality for the quasisplit classical groups over function fields.
Luis A. Lomelí*, The University of Oklahoma
(108611207) 
9:15 a.m.
RmanujanHardyLittlewoddRiesz Phenomena for Hecke Forms.
Atul Dixit, Tulane University
Arindam Roy*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChapaign
Alexandru Zaharescu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChapaign
(108611924) 
9:30 a.m.
Arithmeticity of RankinSelberg kernels.
Dominic Lanphier*, Western Kentucky University
(1086111762) 
9:45 a.m.
The Hecke stability method.
George J. Schaeffer*, UCLA
(1086111482) 
10:00 a.m.
Nongaussian distribution in higher moments of matrix elements.
Peng Zhao*, Yale University
(1086112859) 
10:15 a.m.
Fractional moments and density hypothesis of Hecke $L$functions.
Yoonbok Lee*, University of Rochester
(1086112600) 
10:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Exceptional Units in Cubic Function Fields.
Jonathan Webster*, Butler University
Pieter Rozenhart, University of Calgary
(1086112410) 
10:45 a.m.
ArtinSchreier Curves: From Improved Bounds For Rational Points To Relations Among Frobenius Angles.
Alexander Carl Mueller*, University of Michigan
(108611211)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Inequalities, Measures, and Functions
Room 30B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
On the Closure of the Space of Substantially Darbouxlike Honorary Baire Two Functions on $\mathbb R^n$.
M. J. Sanders*, University of South Carolina Beaufort
(1086262760) 
8:15 a.m.
Univariate Hardy type fractional inequalities.
George A Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
(10862674) 
8:30 a.m.
Reverse and Forward Fractional Integral Inequalities.
George A Anastassiou, University of Memphis
Razvan A. Mezei*, Lander University
(108626105) 
8:45 a.m.
The Theory of Fractional Derivatives.
A Bathi Kasturiarachi*, Kent State University at Stark
(1086332169) 
9:00 a.m.
A Generalized Riesz transform.
Javad Namazi*, Fairleigh Dickinson university
(1086261047) 
9:15 a.m.
Weakly symmetric functions and weakly symmetrically continuous functions.
Kandasamy Muthuvel*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(1086262162) 
9:30 a.m.
Large convergent series and small divergent series.
J. Marshall Ash*, DePaul University
(1086261344) 
9:45 a.m.
Moments of discrete measures with dense jumps induced by $\beta$expansions.
DoYong Kwon*, Chonnam National University
(1086261219) 
10:00 a.m.
Scaling zeta functions of partiallylattice weighted selfsimilar systems.
Robert Zbigniew Giza*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1086282180) 
10:15 a.m.
Scaling multifractal spectra of selfsimilar measures.
Rolando de Santiago, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Scott A. Roby, University of California, Riverside
John A. Rock*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(108628366) 
10:30 a.m.
The Plateau Problem for the $c$Isoperimetric Mass of Currents.
Leobardo Rosales*, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
(108628533) 
10:45 a.m.
Continued Radicals and Cantor Sets.
Thomas Tyler Clark*, University of Central Florida
Tom Richmond, Western Kentucky University
(108626436)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, II
Room 6E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu

8:00 a.m.
An Applied Project for Linear Algebra Students: Finite Element Methods.
Minah Oh*, James Madison University
(1086G52535) 
8:20 a.m.
The Flip Side of Linear Algebra.
Scott F Beaver*, Western Oregon University
(1086G52355) 
8:40 a.m.
From Videos to Vectors: What if Ax=b meant Ax=Me?
Joshua J Thompson*, Northern Michigan University
(1086G51677) 
9:00 a.m.
A comparison between online and traditional delivery models for an undergraduate course in elementary linear algebra.
Ronald L Merritt*, Athens State University
(1086G520) 
9:20 a.m.
Creating a Blended Linear Algebra Course.
A Bathi Kasturiarachi*, Kent State University at Stark
(1086G52168) 
9:40 a.m.
Experimenting with Graded Group Work in Online Synchronous Math Recitations.
Greg Mayer*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1086G51323) 
10:00 a.m.
Projects in Linear Algebra.
Annela R Kelly*, Bridgewater State University
(1086G51858) 
10:20 a.m.
Mapping Out the Invertible Matrix Theorem.
Shannon R Lockard*, Bridgewater State University
(1086G52872) 
10:40 a.m.
LINE: Linear Algebra in New Environments  Focusing on Students' Learning.
Draga Vidakovic*, Georgia State University
Sergio Loch, Grand View University
William Martin, North Dakota State University
Jeff Suzuki, Brooklyn College, CUNY
Laurel Cooley, Brooklyn College, CUNY
Scott Dexter, Brooklyn College, CUNY
(1086G5911)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Modeling and Applications of Mathematics, III
Room 33B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Kyle Riley, South Dakota School of Mines & Technology
Mariah Birgen, Wartburg College

8:00 a.m.
A ballandurn system for understanding multilevel selection.
Shishi Z Luo*, Duke University
(1086VG1537) 
8:15 a.m.
VOptimal Experiment Designs for NonLinear Models.
Adam F Childers*, Roanoke College
(1086VG230) 
8:30 a.m.
A Comprehensive Approach of Data Fusion based on Evidence Theory.
Yanyan He*, Florida State University
Yousuff Hussaini, Florida State University
(1086VG1777) 
8:45 a.m.
A numerical method for generalized FokkerPlanck equations.
Qiwei Sheng*, The University of Iowa
(1086VG1576) 
9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Top Trading Cycle with Random Student Preferences.
Delong Meng*, Massachusetts Instittute of Technology
(1086VG1589) 
9:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Singularity of Cubic Bézier Curves and Surfaces.
Edmond J. Nadler*, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Taewan Kim, Seoul National University
(1086VG2492) 
9:30 a.m.
The Influence of Evolutionary Psychology on Natural Selection.
Andrew G. Borden*, Palo Alto College, San Antonio, Texas
(1086VG269) 
9:45 a.m.
Mathematical modeling for image inpainting.
Mohamed Allali*, Chapman University
(1086VG1543) 
10:00 a.m.
Stochastic Applications of Knots and Literature.
Liliana Maritza Alvarez*, Austin Peay State University
Anne Maree French, Austin Peay State University
Ramanjit K Sahi, Austin Peay State University
(1086VG581) 
10:15 a.m.
A Frozen Pattern in Time.
Emarus Danielle Shay*, Austin Peay State University
Ramanjit K Sahi, Austin Peay State University
(1086VG1605) 
10:30 a.m.
How Many Licks to the Tootsie Roll center to a Tootsie Pop?
Cory C Heid*, Siena Heights University
(1086VG2919) 
10:45 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling as a Means of Intentional Development of Intuition.
Eva M. Strawbridge*, James Madison University
Yvonne Lai, University of Michigan
Sarah Williams, University of North Carolina
(1086VG1811)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Research in Algebra and Topology, II
Room 33C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Abdramane Serme, CUNY
Justin Peachey, Davidson College

8:00 a.m.
Magic CayleySudoku Tables.
Rosanna Mersereau, Western Oregon University
Michael B. Ward*, Western Oregon University
(1086VJ738) 
8:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A generalization of the concept of essentiality for rings and module.
Matthew J Lennon*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Gary F Birkenmeier, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1086VJ2613) 
8:30 a.m.
$\tau$Factorization in Commutative Rings with ZeroDivisors.
Christopher Park Mooney*, The University of Iowa
(1086VJ1104) 
8:45 a.m.
Involutions of Linear Algebraic Groups over Fields of Characteristic 2.
Nathaniel J Schwartz*, North Carolina State University
(1086VJ927) 
9:00 a.m.
Computing the Fine Structure of Symmetric $k$Varieties.
Kathryn A Brenneman*, Raleigh
(1086VJ674) 
9:15 a.m.
Classifying the Double Cosets $H_k\backslash G_k/ H_k$ of SL$(2,k)$.
Emma M Norbrothen*, North Carolina State University
(1086VJ1119) 
9:30 a.m.
Classification on irreducible representations of the quantum Weyl algebra at roots of unity given by matrices.
Linhong Wang*, Southeastern Louisiana University
Blaise Heider, Southeastern Louisiana University
(1086VJ2542) 
9:45 a.m.
Groups with Perfect Order Subsets.
Michael C Fulkerson*, University of Central Oklahoma
(1086VJ2415) 
10:00 a.m.
A Geometric Proof of the Structure Theorem for Finite Abelian Groups.
Joshua Evans Ducey*, James Madison University
(1086VJ2396) 
10:15 a.m.
On properties preserved by interassociation.
Berit Nilsen Givens*, Cal Poly Pomona
Rebecca Starr, UC Davis
(1086VJ2352) 
10:30 a.m.
Algebraic Model of Morphisms between Infinity Group Stacks.
Ivan Dungan*, Florida State University
(1086VJ2259) 
10:45 a.m.
Star operations on numerical semigroup rings.
Bryan Charles White*, University of New Mexico
(1086VJ1406)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Research in Applied Mathematics, II
Room 5A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
David Torain, Hampton University
Douglas Norton, Villanova University

8:00 a.m.
Characteristics of NonSymmetric Edge Flames in MicroChannels.
Casey D. McGrath*, University of Redlands
Joanna Bieri, University of Redlands
(1086VL2880) 
8:15 a.m.
Edge informed Fourier reconstruction from nonuniform spectral data.
Rodrigo B. Platte, Arizona State University
Alexander J. Gutierrez*, Arizona State University
Anne Gelb, Arizona State University
(1086VL2539) 
8:30 a.m.
Modeling the curvature of a fluid interface using the height function method.
Holly Timme*, Virginia Tech
(1086VL2776) 
8:45 a.m.
Construction of approximate analytical solution to the porous medium equation.
Aleksey S. Telyakovskiy*, University of Nevada, Reno
Jeffrey S. Olsen, University of Nevada, Reno
(1086VL2201) 
9:00 a.m.
A Viscosity Solution of the Dynamic Programming Equation for an Optimal Control Problem.
J. Pascal*, The American University of Afghanistan
(1086VL1922) 
9:15 a.m.
SurfaceVolume Reactions and Optical Biosensors with Arrays of Reacting Zones.
Matt Zumbrum*, University of Delaware
(1086VL1786) 
9:30 a.m.
Comparison between two models for spreading on a thin liquid film.
Ellen R. Swanson*, Centre College
(1086VL1246) 
9:45 a.m.
Computation of Effective Free Surfaces in Two Phase Flows.
Ramesh Yapalparvi*, Dept of Mechanical Engineering/FAMUFSU college of Engineering, Florida State University
Bartosz Protas, McMaster University
(1086VL346) 
10:00 a.m.
Greene's Criterion for the Breakup of Invariant Tori of Volume Preserving Maps.
Adam M Fox*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(1086VL2679) 
10:15 a.m.
Boole's summation formula and features of jump singularities.
JeanPaul Berrut*, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
(1086VL536) 
10:30 a.m.
Clustering in interfering models of binary mixtures.
Sarah Miracle, Georgia Institute of Technology
Dana Randall, Georgia Institute of Technology
Amanda Pascoe Streib*, National Institute of Standards and Technology
(1086VL1719) 
10:45 a.m.
Numerical Simulation of Vortex Ring Instability and Collisions.
Leon Kaganovskiy*, Touro College
Robert Krasny, University of Michigan
(1086VL1139)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Touch It, Feel It, Learn It: Tactile Learning Activities in the Undergraduate Mathematics Classroom, I
Room 7A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jessica M. Libertini, University of Rhode Island jessica@jhu.edu
Julie Barnes, Western Carolina University

8:00 a.m.
Enticing Your Students to be Sweet on Equivalence Relations: A Tactile Approach to DeMystifying an "Abstract" Concept.
Jenna Price Carpenter*, Louisiana Tech University
(1086P5149) 
8:20 a.m.
True/False EdgeNotched Cards: A Handson Deductive Reasoning Calculator.
Robert D Franzosa*, University of Maine
(1086P52233) 
8:40 a.m.
Juggling Finite Mathematics.
Mary K. Flagg*, University of Houston
(1086P51500) 
9:00 a.m.
Activities for Creating and Classifying Tessellations of the Plane.
Sharon Frechette*, College of the Holy Cross
(1086P52380) 
9:20 a.m.
Tactile Learning Tasks to Enhance the Content Knowledge of Mathematics Preservice Teachers.
Sandra Richardson, Virginia State University
Debbie Gochenaur*, Shippensburg University
(1086P51227) 
9:40 a.m.
Learn by Doing.
Ann C Hanson*, Columbia College, Chicago
(1086P52471) 
10:00 a.m.
Mathematics of Popup Books.
Jennifer Wilson*, Eugene Lang College the New School for Liberal Arts
(1086P52778) 
10:20 a.m.
HandsOn Activities in a College Geometry Course.
Stacy L. Hoehn*, Franklin College
(1086P51580) 
10:40 a.m.
Origami, volume, and dissections of the cube.
Thomas C. Hull*, Western New England University
(1086P51801)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Using InquiryBased Learning in Mathematics for Liberal Arts Courses, I
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Julian F. Fleron, Westfied State University
Volker Ecke, Westfield State University
Philip K. Hotchkiss, Westfield State University photchkiss@westfield.ma.edu
Christine von Renesse, Westfield State University

8:00 a.m.
Using Game Theory in a Math for Liberal Arts course.
Wayne Tarrant*, Wingate University
(1086R1445) 
8:20 a.m.
Improved appreciation of mathematics through an IBL liberal arts mathematics course.
Russell D. Blyth*, Saint Louis University
(1086R11881) 
8:40 a.m.
Moore Method in a Mathematics for Liberal Arts Course.
G. Edgar Parker*, Guilford College and Emeritus, James Madison University
(1086R1677) 
9:00 a.m.
Tailoring IBL techniques to liberal arts mathematics classes without losing integrity or quality.
T J Hitchman*, University of Northern Iowa
Doug Shaw, University of Northern Iowa
(1086R11615) 
9:20 a.m.
Hybrid Inquiry Based Learning in Math for Elementary Teachers Courses.
Ali S. Shaqlaih*, University of North Texas at Dallas
(1086R11492) 
9:40 a.m.
A Math Circle as an MLA Course.
Yousuf George*, Nazareth College
(1086R12766) 
10:00 a.m.
Introduction to proof in an IBL setting for the liberal arts.
Ryan P Dunning*, St. Mary's University
(1086R1107) 
10:20 a.m.
Making the Abstract Concrete: Teaching Rings and Fields in a Liberal Arts Mathematics Course.
John Paul Cook*, Univ. of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
(1086R12038) 
10:40 a.m.
Using Dialogue Based Activities and Manipulatives in Inquiry Based Learning.
James C. Price*, University of Arkansas at Fort Smith
(1086R1372)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Collegiate Mathematics, I
Room 3, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jacqueline Dewar, Loyola Marymount University jdewar@lmu.edu
Thomas Banchoff, Brown University
Curtis Bennett, Loyola Marymount University
Pam Crawford, Jacksonville University
Edwin Herman, University of WisconsinStevens Point

8:00 a.m.
Peer Instruction via Learning Catalytics Compared to Active Learning.
James S Rolf*, Yale University
Bradley Warner, U.S. Air Force Academy
Lauren Scharff, U.S. Air Force Academy
(1086N52514) 
8:20 a.m.
Better student learning in a large calculus classroom via higher engagement: a comparison of teaching methods.
Warren J Code*, University of British Columbia
Costanza Piccolo, University of British Columbia
David Kohler, University of British Columbia
Mark MacLean, University of British Columbia
(1086N52826) 
8:40 a.m.
Question and answer session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Collegiate Mathematics conducted by the organizers. 
8:40 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Using the Equivalence Kernel of a Function to Strengthen the Teaching and Learning of OnetoOne Functions and Equivalence Classes in Discrete Mathematics.
Donna Beers*, Simmons College
(1086N5649) 
9:00 a.m.
To What Extent Does Visualization Improve Conceptual Understanding in Multivariable Calculus?
Paul E Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
(1086N52123) 
9:20 a.m.
Insight on students' thinking as they solve related rates problems.
Costanza Piccolo*, University of British Columbia
Warren Code, University of British Columbia
(1086N52884) 
9:40 a.m.
Applications and Confidence Inventories for Assessing Curricular Change in Introductory Engineering Mathematics Instruction.
Maria Shea Terrell*, Cornell University
Lisa SchneiderBentley, Engineering Learning Initatives College of Engineering Cornell University
(1086N51280) 
10:00 a.m.
Mathematics Partnering with Computer Science to Improve Calculus Instruction and Learning.
Allen Guest*, Clemson University
Marilyn Reba, Clemson University
Calvin Williams, Clemson University
Roy Pargas, Clemson University
Ellen Breazel, Clemson University
(1086N52264) 
10:20 a.m.
Peer Led Team Learning in Calculus I: A five year study.
John C Merkel*, Oglethorpe University
Farouk Brania, Morehouse College
(1086N52845) 
10:40 a.m.
Group Norms Establishment and Enculturation into a Calculus 2 Classroom using the Approximation Framework.
Melissa L Goss*, University of Northern Colorado
Rebecca Anne Dibbs, University of Northern Colorado
(1086N52489)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on New Trends and Directions in Inverse Problems and Signal Processing
Room 11A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida m.nashed@ucf.edu
Qiyu Sun, University of Central Florida

8:00 a.m.
Fusion Frames for Wireless Sensor Networks.
Peter G Casazza*, University of Missouri
(108646955) 
8:30 a.m.
Recent Progress in Duration and Bandwidth Limiting.
Joseph D. Lakey*, NMSU, Las Cruces, NM
Jeffrey A. Hogan, University of Newcaste, Australia
(1086942970) 
9:00 a.m.
Gabor frame and rotated DFT matrices for transformbased image compression.
John J. Benedetto*, Norbert Wiener Center, Mathematics Dept., U. Maryland, College Park
(1086421265) 
9:30 a.m.
Dynamical Sampling: Exact reconstruction From sensing Networks.
Akram Aldroubi*, Vanderbilt
Jacqueline Davis, Mathematics, Vanderbilt
Ilya Krishtal, Nothern Illinois University, Dekalb
(1086371325) 
10:00 a.m.
PhaseLift: Exact Phase Retrieval via Convex Optimization.
Thomas Strohmer*, University of California, Davis
(1086651101) 
10:30 a.m.
Sampling with the Prolate Spheroidal Wave Functions: A New Perspective.
Ahmed I Zayed*, DePaul University
(1086421682)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Employment Center
Exhibit Hall A, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Friday January 11, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
PME Council Meeting
Conference Suite 1, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Friday January 11, 2013, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Noncommutative Algebra
Room 18, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:15 a.m.
Decomposing Elements of a Right Self Injective Ring.
Feroz Siddique*, Saint Louis University
Ashish K. Srivastava, Saint Louis University
(108616339) 
8:30 a.m.
Regualr Graded Skew Clifford Algebras that are Twists of Regular Graded Clifford Algebras.
Manizheh Nafari*, University of Toledo
Michaela Vancliff, University of Texas at Arlington
(1086161499) 
8:45 a.m.
Point Modules over Graded Skew Clifford Algebras.
Padmini Veerapen*, University of Texas at Arlington
Michaela Vancliff, University of Texas at Arlington
(108616666) 
9:00 a.m.
PBW deformations of ArtinSchelter regular algebras.
Jason D Gaddis*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(108616856) 
9:15 a.m.
A Poincaré polynomial governing Lie bialgebras.
Gabriel C. DrummondCole*, Northwestern University
(1086172198) 
9:30 a.m.
Kostant map supealgebras.
Irfan Bagci, Atlanta Metropolitan State College
Samuel H Chamberlin*, Park University
(1086171940) 
9:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Good Gradings of Incidence Rings.
Kenneth Lee Price*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(108616762) 
10:00 a.m.
Orders containing a weak crossed product order over a discrete valuation ring.
Christopher James Wilson*, Butler University
(1086161904) 
10:15 a.m.
Algebras Associated to Ranked Posets.
Susan J. Durst*, Rutgers University
(1086162574) 
10:30 a.m.
Using graph techniques to understand a nonsplit mixed $p$adic module.
Mary K. Flagg*, University of Houston
(1086052316) 
10:45 a.m.
Presentations of Sunit groups of quaternions algebras ramified at infinity and applications to the congruence subgroup problem.
Sean Howe*, University of Chicago
(1086111572)

8:15 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Numerical Analysis and Finite Element Methods
Room 19, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:15 a.m.
Galerkin Finite Element Method for Semilinear Hyperbolic Equations.
Thinh T. Kieu*, Texas Tech University.
(108665828) 
8:30 a.m.
An Analysis of HDG Methods for the Helmholtz Equation.
Jintao Cui*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Wujun Zhang, University of Maryland at College Park
(108665101) 
8:45 a.m.
Discrete maximum principle for the finite element solution of timedependent anisotropic diffusion problems.
Xianping Li*, University of Central Arkansas
Weizhang Huang, University of Kansas
(1086651042) 
9:00 a.m.
On the equations of quasistatic poroelasticity with dilatation dependent hydraulic conductivity: existence, uniqueness, and finite element approximation.
Song Chen*, Auburn University
Yanzhao Cao, Auburn University
A.J. Meir, Auburn University
(108676215) 
9:15 a.m.
Unisolvency in the finite element exterior calculus.
Douglas N. Arnold*, University of Minnesota
(1086652299) 
9:30 a.m.
A simple preconditioning strategy for a class of DGH(div)conforming methods for the Stokes problem.
Blanca Ayuso de Dios*, Centre de Recerca Matemàtica, Barcelona, Spain
Franco Brezzi, IUSSPavia & IMATICNR,Pavia (Italy)
L. Donatella Marini, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia (Italy)
Jinchao Xu, The Pennsylvania State University
Ludmil T. Zikatanov, The Pennsylvania State University
(1086652640) 
9:45 a.m.
Discretization using H(curl) element for the Biot model.
L. Chen*, University of California at Irvine
L.P. Chen, Sun YatSen University
M. Wang, Peking University
J. Xu, Pennsylvania State University
(1086652877) 
10:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Structure preserving discretization of the YangMills equation.
T. G. Halvorsen*, University of Oslo
S. H. Christiansen, University of Oslo
T. M. Sorensen, University of Oslo
(1086652278) 
10:15 a.m.
Adaptive FEEC for Nonlinear Geometric PDEs.
Ryan Szypowski*, Cal Poly Pomona
Mike Holst, UCSD
Andrew Gillette, UCSD
(1086352601) 
10:30 a.m.
A Multigrid Method for OneDimensional Systems of Hyperbolic Conservation Laws.
Michael D Bice*, California State University, Stanislaus
(1086652659) 
10:45 a.m.
A Wavelet Multigrid Method Using Symmetric Biorthogonal Wavelets.
Doreen De Leon*, California State University, Fresno
(108665817)

8:15 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Several Complex Variables Techniques in Operator Theory, I
Room 32A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Zeljko Cuckovic, University of Toledo zeljko.cuckovic@utoledo.edu
Sonmez Sahutoglu, University of Toledo

8:30 a.m.
Hankel vector moment sequences and the asymptotics of two variable Pick functions.
Jim Agler, U.C. San Diego
John E. McCarthy*, Washington University
(108632511) 
9:00 a.m.
Spectral properties of the $\overline \partial$Neumann operator.
Friedrich Haslinger*, University of Vienna, Austria
(108632563) 
9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED:Regularity of the complex Green operator on pseudoconvex CRsubmanifolds of hypersurface type.
Emil J. Straube*, Texas A&M University
Yunus Zeytuncu, Texas A&M University
(1086321787) 
10:00 a.m.
Understanding Projection Operators in Several Complex Variables through Harmonic Analysis.
Jennifer Halfpap*, University of Montana
(1086321743) 
10:30 a.m.
The Szego Projection for domains with minimal smoothness.
Loredana Lanzani*, University of Arkansas
Elias M. Stein, Princeton University
(108632427)

8:30 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Thinking Linearly about Data in Research and Teaching
Room 6C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Timothy Chartier, Davidson College tichartier@davidson.edu

8:30 a.m.
Data Forensics on Your Social Fingerprint.
Denise R. Koessler, University of Tennessee
Michael W. Berry*, University of Tennessee
Chris Groer, Link Analytics, LLC
(1086AF1140) 
9:00 a.m.
Ranking Individual Sports: Lessons from Tennis and Golf.
Chuck Wessell*, Gettysburg College
(1086AF470) 
9:30 a.m.
Sports Ratings by Linear Regression with $L^p$ norms.
Kenneth Massey*, CarsonNewman College
(1086AF1878) 
10:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Ranking with Optimization Techniques.
Amy N. Langville*, College of Charleston
(1086AF1542) 
10:20 a.m.
TALK ADDED: March MATHness in the Classrooom, Timothy Chartier, Davidson College. 
10:30 a.m.
Spectral Methods for Finding NearBipartite Components in Large ScaleFree Graphs.
Van Emden Henson*, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
(1086AF1493)

8:30 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
AMSMAA Graduate Student Fair
Undergrads! Take this opportunity to meet representatives from mathematical science graduate programs.
Exhibit Hall B2, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Friday January 11, 2013, 8:40 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, II
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
R. Drew Pasteur, College of Wooster dpasteur@gmail.com

8:40 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Numerically Approximating the Flight of Baseballs and Footballs.
Paul R. Bouthellier*, University of PittsburghTitusville
(1086K51853) 
9:00 a.m.
Winning a Racquetball Match.
Brian Pasko*, Eastern New Mexico University
Tom Brown, Eastern New Mexico University
(1086K5708) 
9:20 a.m.
Applications of Basic Statistics in World Cup Soccer between 1930 and 1990.
Eva G Sagan*, Manchester College
(1086K521) 
9:40 a.m.
A New Basketball Shooting Efficiency Metric.
Jeffrey W. Heath*, Centre College
Sophie Han, Centre College
(1086K52126) 
10:00 a.m.
Measuring and Predicting Performance in Hockey.
Brian A Macdonald*, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
(1086K52711) 
10:20 a.m.
Google's PageRank Algorithm and its Application to Major League Baseball Transactions.
Daniel L Summers*, Adelphi University
(1086K51380) 
10:40 a.m.
Parsing the Relationship between Baserunning and Batting Abilities within Lineups.
Ben S. Baumer*, Smith College
James Piette, University of Pennsylvania
Brad Null, Stanford University
(1086K51069)

8:40 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Retiring Presidential Address
Communicating Mathematics.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Paul Zorn*, St. Olaf College
(1086A014) 
Friday January 11, 2013, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Interpreting the projective hierarchy in expansions of the real line.
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Philipp Hieronymi*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108603131) 
Friday January 11, 2013, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #10: Part B
The mathematics of the Common Core.
Room 30A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
William McCallum, University of Arizona
Cody L. Patterson, University of Arizona
Ellen Whitesides, University of Arizona
Kristin Umland, University of New Mexico 
Friday January 11, 2013, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #6: Part B
Using randomization methods to build conceptual understanding of statistical inference.
Room 29D, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Robin H. Lock, St. Lawrence University 
Friday January 11, 2013, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #5: Part B
Visualizing projective geometry through photographs and perspective drawings.
Room 29C, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Annalisa Crannell, Franklin & Marshall College
Marc Frantz, Indiana University Bloomington
Fumiko Futamura, Southwestern University 
Friday January 11, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Water Waves, Tsunamis, and Extreme Waves, II
Room 9, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Walter Craig, McMaster University, Canada
Philippe Guyenne, University of Delaware
David Nicholls, University of Illinois, Chicago nicholls@math.uic.edu

9:00 a.m.
TALK ADDED: Inhomogeneity and nonlinearity in random wave fields, Tim Janssen,San Francisco State University 
9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: An unstructured approach to ocean wave modelling.
Adrean A Webb*, University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Applied Mathematics
Baylor FoxKemper, University of Colorado at Boulder, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences
(1086862073) 
9:30 a.m.
tsunami modeling and satellite observations for early warnings.
Y. Tony Song*, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Caltech
(1086762472) 
10:00 a.m.
TALK ADDED: Adaptive mesh refinement for tsunamis and other hazardous flows, Randall J. LeVeque, University of Washington 
10:30 a.m.
Vortex generation by deep water breaking waves.
Nicholas E Pizzo*, University of California San Diego
W. Kendall Melville, University of California San Diego
(1086761143)

9:00 a.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
The invigorating experience of mathematical positions abroad.
Room 1B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Deane Arganbright, Divine Word University, Papua New Guinea
Donald York, Pennsylvania College of Technology
Erich Neuwirth, University of Vienna
Carol Shubin, California State University, Northridge
Panelists:
Deane Arganbright,
Donald York,
Erich Neuwirth,
Carol Shubin, 
Friday January 11, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMSMAA Joint Committee on Teaching Assistants and PartTime Instructors Panel Discussion
Training and professional development of teaching assistants.
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
David Carothers, James Madison University
Delaram Kahrobaei, CUNY Graduate Center
Panelists:
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College
Karen Rhea, University of Michigan
Nathan Ritchey, Youngstown State University
James Sellers, Pennsylvania State University 
Friday January 11, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Panel Discussion
Using mathematical archives and special collections for research and teaching.
Room 6F, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Amy ShellGellasch, Hood College
Janet Beery, University of Texas Austin
Panelists:
Carol Mead, American Archives of Mathematics, University of Texas Austin
Fred Rickey, United States Military Academy
Dominic Klyve, Euler Archives, Central Washington University
Victor Katz, University of the District of Columbia
Peggy Kidwell, Smithsonian Museum of American History
Shirley Gray, National Curve Bank, California State University, Los Angeles 
Friday January 11, 2013, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Student Hospitality/Information Center
Exhibit Hall B2, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Friday January 11, 2013, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Exhibit Hall B1, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Friday January 11, 2013, 9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMS Special Presentation
A conversation on nonacademic employment.
Room 10, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Moderators:
C. Allen Butler, Daniel H. Wagner Associates, Inc.
Panelists:
Erica Klampfl, Ford Motor Company
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research
Linda Ness, Ericsson
Dale Smith, Fiserv, Inc.
Charles Toll, National Security Agency 
Friday January 11, 2013, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Grothendieck's cohomology founded on finite order arithmetic.
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Colin McLarty*, Case Western Reserve University
(108603133) 
Friday January 11, 2013, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
How to count with topology.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Jordan S. Ellenberg*, University of WisconsinMadison
(10861103) 
Friday January 11, 2013, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Zeros of polynomials and their importance in combinatorics and probability.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Robin Pemantle*, David Rittenhouse Laboratories 
Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III
Free probability, Random matrices, and map enumeration, III.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Alice Guionnet*, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
(10864717) 
Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
AMS Current Events Bulletin
Room 6F, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
David Eisenbud, University of California, Berkeley de@math.berkeley.edu

1:00 p.m.
How many rational points does a random curve have?
Wei Ho*, Columbia University
(1086111224) 
2:00 p.m.
Topology of nonarchimedean analytic spaces.
Sam Payne*, Yale University
(1086141852) 
3:00 p.m.
Geometric group theory and 3manifolds hand in hand: the fulfillment of Thurston's vision for threemanifolds.
Mladen Bestvina*, University of Utah
(1086571231) 
4:00 p.m.
Cluster Algebras.
Lauren K. Williams*, University of California, Berkeley
(108605941)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
MAA Lecture for Students
The game of SET and geometry.
Room 6C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Judith Covington*, Louisiana State University Shreveport
(1086A057) 
Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in General Optimization and Global Optimality Conditions for Multiobjective Fractional Programming Based on Generalized Invexity
Room 31B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Roland Glowinski, University of Houston
R. N. Mohapatra, University of Central Florida
Ram U. Verma, International Publications USA verma99@msn.com
Alexander J. Zaslavski, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
Generalized HigherOrder Univexities and Applications to Strongly Parametric Duality Models for Discrete Minimax Fractional Programming.
R. N. Mohapatra*, University of Central Florida
R. U. Verma, Kingsville, Texas
(1086491083) 
1:30 p.m.
Minimizers related to nonlinear Neumann boundary value problems.
Dumitru Motreanu*, University of Perpignan
(108649543) 
2:00 p.m.
Minimum Principle for Stochastic Differential Equations Subject to Continuous Diffusion and Lévy Process and Governed by Relaxed Controls.
N. U. Ahmed*, University of Ottawa, Canada
Charalambos Charalambos, University of Cyprus
(10864932) 
2:30 p.m.
Constraint Handling for Local and Global DerivativeFree Optimization methods.
Ahmad R. Almomani*, Clarkson University
Katie R. Fowler, Clarkson University
(1086491153) 
3:00 p.m.
Fractional Integral Inequalities involving Convexity.
George A Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
(10862675) 
3:30 p.m.
Delayed Functional Differential Equation Control Systems: A Spectral Optimization Approach.
Gamal N Elnagar*, University of South Carolina Upstate
(1086491328) 
4:00 p.m.
Best Reply Analysis in Two Person Games.
Aden O Ahmed*, Texas A&M University  Kingsville
(108691992) 
4:30 p.m.
The Epsilonefficiency conditions for multiobjective fractional subset programming and generalized invex functions.
Ram U. Verma*, International Publications USA
(1086901041) 
5:00 p.m.
Reverse Isoperimetric Inequalities in $\mathbb{R}^3$.
Andrew Gard*, Ohio Wesleyan University
(1086491558) 
5:30 p.m.
The extragradient method for solving variational inequalities.
Alexander J. Zaslavski*, The Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
(1086491138)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics and Representation Theory, II
Room 15A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Julie Beier, Mercer University beier_jc@mercer.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College

1:00 p.m.
Schubert times Schur.
Sami Assaf*, University of Southern California
Nantel Bergeron, York University
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M
(1086051292) 
1:30 p.m.
Pieri operators on the affine nil Coxeter algebra.
Chris Berg*, Université du Québec à Montréal, LaCIM
Franco Saliola, Université du Québec à Montréal, LaCIM
Luis Serrano, Université du Québec à Montréal, LaCIM
(1086051215) 
2:00 p.m.
Deformations of permutation representations of Coxeter groups.
Eric Rains, Caltech
Monica Vazirani*, UC Davis
(1086051939) 
2:30 p.m.
Global Weyl modules for equivariant map algebras.
Nathaniael J Manning*, University of Ottawa
Ghislain Fourier, University of Cologne
Alistair Savage, University of Ottawa
(1086171168) 
3:00 p.m.
Representations and Combinatorics on the Weyl Side.
Georgia Benkart*, University of WisconsinMadison
Samuel Lopes, Universidade do Porto
Matthew Ondrus, Weber State University
(1086161655) 
3:30 p.m.
Abacus models in affine Weyl groups.
Christopher R. H. Hanusa, Queens College (CUNY)
Brant C. Jones*, James Madison University
(1086052263) 
4:00 p.m.
Combinatorial Gelfand Models for Diagram Algebras.
Tom Halverson*, Macalester College
(108605276) 
4:30 p.m.
Centralizer properties of the affine Hecke algebra of type C.
Zajj B Daugherty*, Dartmouth College
(1086162116) 
5:00 p.m.
The representation theory of unipotent groups and a family of qanalogues to binomial coefficients.
Daniel Bragg, University of Colorado Boulder
Nathaniel Thiem*, University of Colorado Boulder
(1086202002) 
5:30 p.m.
Level zero Littelmann paths, KirillovReshetikhin crystals, parabolic quantum Bruhat graph, and Macdonald polynomials.
Cristian Lenart, State University of New York, Albany
Satoshi Naito, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Daisuke Sagaki, University of Tsukuba
Anne Schilling, University of California, Davis
Mark Shimozono*, Virginia Tech
(108605335)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Challenges in Data Assimilation and the Mathematics of Planet Earth and Its Climate
Room 17A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Lewis Mitchell, University of Vermont lewis.mitchell@uvm.edu
Thomas Bellsky, Arizona State University

1:00 p.m.
Lagrangian Data Assimilation as a Paradigm in Climate.
Christopher K.R.T. Jones*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1086762580) 
2:00 p.m.
How Do You Determine Whether The Earth Is Warming Up?
Juan M. Restrepo*, University of Arizona
Darin Comeau, Program of Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona
Hermann Flaschka, University of Arizona
(108662789) 
2:30 p.m.
Data assimilation and model error for an idealized 3D ocean eddy.
Elaine T. Spiller*, Marquette University
D. W. Han, University of Massachusettes Amherst
(1086002647) 
3:00 p.m.
Linear response closure approximation for slow dynamics of a multiscale system with linear coupling.
Marc Kjerland*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Rafail Abramov, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1086412332) 
3:30 p.m.
Discussion 
4:00 p.m.
New Ensemble Kalman Filter Applications.
Eugenia Kalnay*, University of Maryland
(1086372982) 
5:00 p.m.
Empirical correction of a toy climate model.
Nicholas A. Allgaier*, University of Vermont, VT Advanced Computing Core, VT Complex Systems Center
Christopher M. Danforth, University of Vermont, VT Advanced Computing Core, VT Complex Systems Center
Kameron D Harris, University of Washington
(1086371931) 
5:30 p.m.
Irrelevance based criterion for variable selection.
Tanujit Dey, College of William and Mary
Daniel Vasiliu*, College of William and Mary
(1086622517)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Geometry and Algebraic Combinatorics, II
Room 16A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Alexander Barg, University of Maryland abarg@umd.edu
Oleg Musin, University of Texas, Brownsville

1:00 p.m.
A BorsukUlam equivalent that directly implies Sperner's Lemma.
Kathryn L. Nyman, Willamette University
Francis Edward Su*, Harvey Mudd College
(1086552833) 
1:30 p.m.
Asymptotics of discrete minimum energy problems.
Sergiy V. Borodachov, Towson University
Douglas P Hardin*, Vanderbilt University
Edward B Saff, Vanderbilt University
(1086522347) 
2:00 p.m.
The physics of errorcorrecting codes.
Henry Cohn*, Microsoft Research New England
Yufei Zhao, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1086052620) 
2:30 p.m.
Top Ehrhart coefficients of integer partition problems.
Jesus De Loera*, University of California, Davis
(108652755) 
3:00 p.m.
On Rigidity of BallPolyhedra in Euclidean 3Space.
Karoly Bezdek*, University of Calgary
(1086522127) 
3:30 p.m.
Probabilistic existence of combinatorial and geometric $t$designs.
Greg Kuperberg*, UC Davis
Shachar Lovett, UC San Diego
Ron Peled, Tel Aviv University
(108605358) 
4:00 p.m.
Tiling with rectangles.
Igor Pak*, UCLA
(108652559) 
4:30 p.m.
Hard tiling problems with simple tiles.
Igor Pak, UCLA
Jed Yang*, UCLA
(1086051405) 
5:00 p.m.
Formally dual configurations in Euclidean space and in abelian groups.
Abhinav Kumar*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Henry Cohn, Microsoft Research New England
Christian Reiher, University of Hamburg
Achill Schuermann, University of Rostock
(1086112167) 
5:30 p.m.
On simplicial dissections of simplotopes.
Alexey Glazyrin*, University of Texas at Brownsville
(1086521513)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #4: Part B
Experiments in circle packing.
Room 29D, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Ken Stephenson, University of Tennessee
G. Brock Williams, Texas Tech University 
Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Finite Element Exterior Calculus and Applications, II
Room 16B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Douglas Arnold, University of Minnesota
Andrew Gillette, University of California, San Diego akgillette@mail.ucsd.edu
Michael Holst, University of California, San Diego

1:00 p.m.
Finite element differential forms on cubical meshes.
Gerard M. Awanou*, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Douglas N. Arnold, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(108665175) 
1:30 p.m.
Geometric Decomposition of Serendipity Finite Element Spaces.
Andrew Gillette*, UC San Diego
(1086652035) 
2:00 p.m.
Conforming and divergencefree Stokes elements.
Michael Neilan*, University of Pittsburgh
Richard S. Falk, Rutgers University
Johnny Guzmán, Brown University
(1086651727) 
2:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A simple construction of highorder Whitney forms.
Francesca Rapetti*, Laboratoire J.A. Dieudonne, Universite de Nice
(1086681691) 
3:00 p.m.
BernsteinGelfandGelfand Complexes.
Michael Eastwood*, Australian National University
(108653897) 
3:30 p.m.
Computing analytic torsion.
Nathan Dunfield, University of Illinois
Anil N. Hirani*, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois
(1086652103) 
4:00 p.m.
On consistency of the discrete codifferential operators for Whitney forms.
Douglas Arnold, University of Minnesota
Richard Falk, Rutgers University
Johnny Guzmán, Brown University
Gantumur Tsogtgerel*, McGill University
(108665792) 
4:30 p.m.
The abstract HodgeDirac operator and its stable discretization.
Ari Stern*, Washington University in St. Louis
Paul C. Leopardi, Australian National University
(1086651942) 
5:00 p.m.
A New Approach to the Finite Element Analysis of Axisymmetric Problems.
Minah Oh*, James Madison University
(1086651685) 
5:30 p.m.
Equations for the probabilistic moments of the solution of the stochastic Hodge Laplacian.
F. Bonizzoni*, CSQI  MATHICSE EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland and MOX  Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy
F. Nobile, CSQI  MATHICSE EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
A. Buffa, IMATI  CNR Pavia, Italy
(1086002541) 
6:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED:A posteriori error estimates in finite element exterior calculus.
Alan Demlow*, University of Kentucky
Anil Hirani, University of Illinois
(108665564)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Frontiers in Geomathematics, II
Room 30D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Willi Freeden, University of Kaiserlautern
Volker Michel, University of Siegen
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida zuhair.nashed@ucf.edu

1:00 p.m.
Spatiospectral concentration of vector fields on a sphere: Applications to satellite geomagnetism.
Alain Plattner, Princeton University, Department of Geosciences
Frederik J Simons*, Princeton University, Department of Geosciences and Program in Applied and Computational Mathematics
(1086311190) 
1:30 p.m.
Subaerial and subglacial stream flow.
A. C. Fowler*, University of Limerick and University of Oxford
(1086861522) 
2:00 p.m.
Explicit current source modeling in global geomagnetic induction: forward and inverse problems.
Jin Sun*, College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR 97330
Gary D Egbert, College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR 97330
Anna Kelbert, College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR 97330
(1086862624) 
2:30 p.m.
Combining linebyline and prefrequencyaveraged models in the radiativetransfer equation.
W. Van Snyder*, Caltech Jet Propulsion Laboratory
(1086861091) 
3:00 p.m.
From Fourier to Wavelets: A Geomathematical Course.
Willi Freeden*, Geomathematics Group, University of Kaiserslautern
(108641751) 
3:30 p.m.
How Mathematics can Help to Observe Climate Change  An Example.
Volker Michel*, Geomathematics Group, University of Siegen
(1086651210) 
4:00 p.m.
3DWavelet Postprocessing of Seismic Data.
Christian Blick*, University of Kaiserslautern
(1086861113) 
4:30 p.m.
Stress field simulations in geothermal reservoirs.
Matthias Augustin*, University of Kaiserslautern
(1086741111) 
5:00 p.m.
Weakly Bounded Noise and Applications to Regularization of IllPosed Operator Equations and Moment Discretization.
M. Zuhair Nashed*, University of Central Florida
(1086652978) 
5:30 p.m.
Discussion

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric and Analytic Methods in Teichmüller Theory and Hyperbolic Geometry, II
Room 32B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ren Guo, Oregon State University
Zheng Huang, City University of New York, Staten Island zheng.huang@csi.cuny.edu
Marcello Lucia, City University of New York, Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Iterations on Techmuller Spaces and the Characterization of Holomorphic Maps.
Yunping Jiang*, The City University of New YorkGraduate Center and Queens College
(108630477) 
1:30 p.m.
HorowitzRandol phenomenon for qdifferential metrics.
Anja Bankovic*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108651361) 
2:00 p.m.
Global Torelli Theorem For Projective Manifolds Of CalabiYau Type.
Kefeng Liu, UCLA
Feng Guan, UCLA
Xiaojing Chen*, UCLA
(1086141232) 
2:30 p.m.
Prescribing the behavior of WeilPetersson geodesics.
Babak Modami*, Yale University
(108651467) 
3:00 p.m.
Teichmuller Space Is Totally Geodesic In Goldman Space.
Qiongling Li*, Rice University
(108651661) 
3:30 p.m.
Domains of discontinuity of almostFuchsian groups.
Andrew M Sanders*, University of Maryland, College Park
(108653710) 
4:00 p.m.
Hyperbolic cone metrics on $3$manifolds with boundary.
Feng Luo, Rutgers University
Tian Yang*, Rutgers University
(108649594) 
4:30 p.m.
Geometry and dynamics in hyperbolic spaces.
Tushar Das*, Oregon State University
(1086371612) 
5:00 p.m.
The Margulis region and screw parabolic elements of bounded type.
Viveka Erlandsson*, City University of New York, Graduate Center
(108651328) 
5:30 p.m.
Holomorphic versus hyperbolic twisting.
Christopher M Judge*, Indiana University
(108630809) 
6:00 p.m.
Conformal Ricci Flow on the Teichmüller Space of Conformal Structures on a compact $n$dimensional manifold, $n\ge3$.
Arthur E Fischer*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(1086582704)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Groups, Representations, and Applications, II
Room 14A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Robert Guralnick, University of Southern California
Pham Huu Tiep, University of Arizona tiep@math.arizona.edu

1:00 p.m.
Discussion. 
1:30 p.m.
Overgroup lattices of reducible subgroups of classical groups.
Michael Aschbacher*, California Institute of Technology
(1086201552) 
2:00 p.m.
$Sp_6(2^a)$ is "Good" for the McKay, Alperin Weight, and Related LocalGlobal Conjectures.
Amanda A. Schaeffer Fry*, University of Arizona
(108620848) 
2:30 p.m.
On the GK dimension of a $(\mathfrak{g},K)$ module.
Nolan R Wallach*, University of California, San Diego
(1086221411) 
3:00 p.m.
Some cohomology of finite and algebraic groups.
Leonard L. Scott*, The University of Virginia
(108620844) 
3:30 p.m.
Simple groups and commuting graphs.
Ronald Solomon*, The Ohio State University
Andrew J. Woldar, Villanova University
(108620835) 
4:00 p.m.
Involutions and the Steinberg module.
Stephen D Smith*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(108620866) 
4:30 p.m.
Normality and Zeros of Characters of Finite Groups.
Gabriel Navarro*, University of Valencia
(108620850) 
5:00 p.m.
On choosing coset representatives.
Persi Diaconis*, Stanford University
(108620179) 
5:30 p.m.
Expansion properties of linear groups.
Alireza Salehi Golsefidy*, University of California, San Diego
(1086221925) 
6:00 p.m.
Discussion.

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Mathematics of Computation: Algebra and Number Theory, II
Room 31A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Michael Mossinghoff, Davidson College
Cheryl Praeger, University of Western Australia
Igor Shparlinksi, Macquarie University

1:00 p.m.
Arithmetic progressions of squares in cubic fields.
Andrew Bremner*, Arizona State University
(108611296) 
1:30 p.m.
Sporadic Reinhardt polygons.
Kevin G Hare*, University of Waterloo
Michael J Mossinghoff, Davidson College
(108611635) 
2:00 p.m.
Intersections of Multiplicative Translates of $3$adic Cantor sets.
William Abram, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Jeffrey C. Lagarias*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(108611468) 
2:30 p.m.
Computing the image of Galois representations attached to elliptic curves.
Andrew V. Sutherland*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1086111903) 
3:00 p.m.
On the Images of Outer Galois Representations Associated to Elliptic Curves.
Rachel M. Davis*, University of WisconsinMadison
(108611645) 
3:30 p.m.
Computing Galois groups of ramified 3adic fields of degree 12.
Chad Awtrey*, Elon University
(108611205) 
4:00 p.m.
The TameWild Principle.
John Jones*, Arizona State University
David Roberts, University of MinnesotaMorris
(10861179) 
4:30 p.m.
Lehmer's conjecture for Hermitian matrices over the Eisenstein and Gaussian integers.
Graeme Taylor*, Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research
Gary Greaves, Royal Holloway
(10861177) 
5:00 p.m.
Computing algebraic numbers of bounded height.
David Krumm*, University of Georgia
(10861192) 
5:30 p.m.
Spaces of Modular forms and Algebraic Geometric codes.
Hiren Maharaj*, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
(108611302) 
6:00 p.m.
Counting Rational Points Modulo $p$ On ArtinSchreier Curves.
Alexander Carl Mueller*, University of Michigan
(108611214)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on SetValued Optimization and Variational Problems with Applications
Room 31C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Andreas H. Hamel, Yeshiva University
Akhtar Khan, Rochester Institute of Technology aaksma@rit.edu
Miguel Sama, Universidad Nacional de Educacin a Distancia
Christiane Tammer, Martin Luther University of HalleWittenberg

1:00 p.m.
DennisMoré theorem revisited.
Asen L Dontchev*, Mathematical Reviews
(1086491528) 
1:30 p.m.
Scalarization in geometric and functional vector optimization revisited.
M. Durea, "Al. I. Cuza" University
R. Strugariu, "Al. I. Cuza" University
Chr. Tammer*, MartinLutherUniversity of HalleWittenberg
(1086492258) 
2:00 p.m.
Generalized Dini Derivatives of the Perturbation Map in Parametric SetValued Optimization.
Douglas E. Ward*, Miami University
(1086492337) 
2:30 p.m.
Characterization and recognition of d.c. functions.
Ivan Ginchev Ivanov*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Denitza Gintcheva, University of Rochester
(108649592) 
3:00 p.m.
Variational Analysis of Directional Minimal Time Functions and Applications.
Mau Nam Nguyen*, Portland State University
(1086491306) 
3:30 p.m.
Variational properties of spectral functions with an application to matrix preconditioning.
Julia Eaton*, University of Washington Tacoma
James Burke, University of Washington
(1086492804) 
4:00 p.m.
Secondorder variational analysis and characterizations of tiltstable optimal solutions in finite and infinite dimensions.
Boris Mordukhovich, Wayne State University
Nghia Tran*, Wayne State University
(108649271) 
4:30 p.m.
Restricted Normal Cones: Basic Properties and Applications.
Heinz H. Bauschke, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, BC, Canada
Russell Luke, Institut fur Numerische und Angewandte Mathematik, Universitat Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
Hung M. Phan*, Pacific Institute for the Mathematicals Sciences, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Xianfu Wang, University of British Columbia, Kelowna, BC, Canada
(108649283) 
5:00 p.m.
Conical regularization of constrained optimization problems in Banach spaces.
Miguel Sama*, Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia
Baasansuren Jadamba, Rochester Institute of Technology
Akhtar Khan, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1086491741) 
5:30 p.m.
Identification of a Variable Parameter in FourthOrder Partial Differential Equations by an Equation Error Approach.
Nathan Bush*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Akhtar A Khan, Rochester Institute of Technology
Fabio Raciti, Facolt`a di Ingegneria dell'Universit`a di Catania
Baasansuren Jadamba, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1086652441) 
6:00 p.m.
A Nonsmooth Convex Optimization Problem in the Inverse Problem of Tumor Identification.
B Jadamba, Rochester Institute of Technology
A A Khan*, Rochester Institute of Technology
M. Sama, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia
B. Winkler, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1086492254)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Several Complex Variables Techniques in Operator Theory, II
Room 32A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Zeljko Cuckovic, University of Toledo zeljko.cuckovic@utoledo.edu
Sonmez Sahutoglu, University of Toledo

1:00 p.m.
Toeplitz operators and Carleson measures in strongly pseudoconvex domains.
Marco Abate*, Università di Pisa
Jasmin Raissy, Université Paul Sabatier, Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse
Alberto Saracco, Università di Parma
(108632891) 
1:30 p.m.
On Characterization of bounded composition operators.
SongYing Li*, University of California, Irvine
Hyungwoon Koo, Korea University, Korea
(1086322029) 
2:00 p.m.
Asymptotic Toeplitzness of composition operators.
Zeljko Cuckovic, University of Toledo
Trieu Le*, University of Toledo
(1086471087) 
2:30 p.m.
Generating tuples associated with Reinhardt domains in $\mathbb{C}^n$.
Raul E. Curto*, University of Iowa
(1086471106) 
3:00 p.m.
Compactness of the $\overline{\partial}$Neumann operator and of commutators of the Bergman projection with continuous functions.
Mehmet Çelik*, University of North Texas at Dallas
Sönmez Şahutoğlu, University of Toledo, OH
(108632462) 
3:30 p.m.
Condition R and holomorphic maps of piecewise smooth domains.
Debraj Chakrabarti*, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Kaushal Verma, Indian Institute of Science
(108632495) 
4:00 p.m.
Regularity of canonical operators and the Nebenhülle of Hartogs domains.
Yunus E Zeytuncu*, Texas A&M University
(1086321845) 
4:30 p.m.
Commutative algebras generated by Toeplitz operators on the unit ball.
Nikolai Vasilevski*, CINVESTAV, Mexico City
(1086471032) 
5:00 p.m.
Recent progress on complex symmetric operators.
Stephan Ramon Garcia*, Pomona College
(1086471435) 
5:30 p.m.
Function spaces on the complex sphere and regularity of solutions of dispersive equations.
Marco M. Peloso*, Università degli Studi di Milano
(1086321902)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Singularities in Geometry and Algebra, II
Room 14B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
John Brevik, California State University, Long Beach john.brevik@csulb.edu
Scott Nollet, Texas Christian University

1:00 p.m.
Smooth curves specialize to extremal curves.
Robin Hartshorne*, University of California, Berkeley
Paolo Lella, Università di Torino, Italy
Enrico Schlesinger, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
(108614574) 
2:00 p.m.
Linear series on a ribbon.
Dawei Chen*, Boston College
(108614867) 
3:00 p.m.
Vector bundles with sections on algebraic curves.
Ivona Grzegorczyk*, California State University Channel Islands
(1086141673) 
4:00 p.m.
Special sections of locally free sheaves.
Chris Peterson*, Colorado State University
(1086141758) 
5:00 p.m.
Toric Symmetry in GromovWitten Theory.
Dagan Karp*, Harvey Mudd College
(1086141800) 
6:00 p.m.
A Construction of Homogeneous Gorenstein Ideals.
Sema Gunturkun*, University of Kentucky
Uwe Nagel, University of Kentucky
(1086141780)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #12: Part B
Teaching an applied topology course.
Room 30A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Colin Adams, Williams College
Robert Franzosa, University of Maine 
Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #14: Part B
Teaching introductory statistics (for instructors new to teaching intro stats).
Room 29C, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Michael Posner, Villanova University
Carolyn Cuff, Westminster College 
Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMSAWM Special Session on the Brauer Group in Algebra and Geometry, I
Room 15B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Asher Auel, Emory University auel@mathcs.emory.edu
Kelly McKinnie, University of Montana
V. Suresh, Emory University

1:00 p.m.
Degree three cohomology of function field of surfaces.
Suresh Venapally*, GA
(1086112342) 
1:30 p.m.
Zero cycles on torsors under groups of low rank.
Jodi Black*, Bucknell University
R. Parimala, Emory University
(1086111456) 
2:00 p.m.
Vertical Brauer groups and degree 4 del Pezzo surfaces.
Anthony VárillyAlvarado, Rice University
Bianca Viray*, Brown University
(1086141767) 
2:30 p.m.
Generalized Mordell curves, generalized Fermat curves, and the Hasse principle.
Dong Quan Ngoc Nguyen*, University of British Columbia
(1086111172) 
3:00 p.m.
Estimating torsion using the twisted gammafiltration.
Caroline Junkins*, University of Ottawa
(1086141335) 
3:30 p.m.
Essential Dimension and the Brauer Group.
Anthony Ruozzi*, Emory University
(1086161830) 
4:00 p.m.
A Decomposition for Idempotents of the Brauer Monoid.
Holly E Attenborough*, Indiana University
(1086001008) 
4:30 p.m.
The Brauer monoid of quaternion rings.
John Voight*, University of Vermont
(1086161235) 
5:00 p.m.
Noncommutative surfaces and curves of finite representation type.
Colin J Ingalls*, University of New Brunswick
Daniel Chan, University of New South Wales
(1086161802) 
5:30 p.m.
Generically Trivial Azumaya Algebras on a Rational Surface with a Nonrational Singularity.
Drake M Harmon*, Florida Atlantic University
Timothy J Ford, Florida Atlantic University
Djordje N Bulj, Florida Atlantic University
(108614606) 
6:00 p.m.
Patching and localglobal principles for Brauer groups.
David Harbater*, University of Pennsylvania
Julia Hartmann, RWTH Aachen University
Daniel Krashen, University of Georgia
(1086162319)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on the Coverings of the Integers
Room 17B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Carrie E. Finch, Washington and Lee University finchc@wlu.edu
Lenny Jones, Shippensburg University

1:00 p.m.
An approach to odd covering systems.
Pace P. Nielsen*, Brigham Young University
(108611341) 
1:30 p.m.
Erdős, van der Corput, and the birth of covering congruences.
Carl Pomerance*, Dartmouth College
(108611350) 
2:00 p.m.
A polynomial problem of Turán modulo primes.
Michael Filaseta*, University of South Carolina
(1086112641) 
2:30 p.m.
Bounds on the largest modulus of a covering with a fixed smallest modulus.
Ognian Trifonov*, University of South Carolina
(1086111366) 
3:00 p.m.
Nonlinear Sierpiński and Riesel Numbers.
Carrie Finch, Washington and Lee University
Joshua Harrington, University of South Carolina
Lenny Jones*, Shippensburg University
(1086111799) 
3:30 p.m.
Variant of a theorem of Erdős on the sumofproperdivisors function.
Carl B. Pomerance, Dartmouth College
HeeSung Yang*, Dartmouth College
(10861170) 
4:00 p.m.
A polynomial investigation inspired by work of Schinzel and Sierpiński.
Joshua Harrington*, University of South Carolina
Michael Filaseta, University of South Carolina
(108611553) 
4:30 p.m.
Strongly Coloring Pythagorean Triples using Covering Systems.
Joshua Cooper, University of South Carolina
Joshua Harrington, University of South Carolina
Daniel White*, University of South Carolina
(108611838) 
5:00 p.m.
Recent undergraduate research on coverings.
Mark Kozek*, Whittier College
(1086111497) 
5:30 p.m.
Sierpiński numbers with special properties.
R. Scott Groth*, Washington and Lee University
Olivier Mahame, Washington and Lee University
Jean Luc Mugabe, Washington and Lee University
Braedon Suminski, Washington and Lee University
Wenda Tu, Washington and Lee University
(1086112581) 
6:00 p.m.
Generating Composites by Appending Digits to Certain Types of Integers.
Lenny Jones, Shippensburg University
Maria Elena Markovich*, Shippensburg University
(1086111784)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on the History of Mathematics, I
Room 9, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Patti Hunter, Westmont College
Deborah Kent, Drake University
Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College arice4@rmc.edu

1:00 p.m.
Algebra in Words vs. Algebra in Symbols.
Victor J Katz*, Silver Spring, MD
(108601461) 
1:30 p.m.
Riches from the Middle Ages.
Barnabas B. Hughes*, California State University, Northridge
(108601826) 
2:00 p.m.
Great minds think alike  when they share knowledge.
Janet L. Beery*, University of Redlands
(1086011697) 
2:30 p.m.
What mathematics did George Washington know before he became a professional surveyor and how did he use it?
V. Frederick Rickey*, West Point.
Theodore J. Crackel, The Papers of George Washington
(108601747) 
3:00 p.m.
Mathematics is a Plural Noun: The Case of Oliver Byrne, Esq.
Janet Heine Barnett*, Colorado State University  Pueblo
(108601919) 
3:30 p.m.
Mathematical questions: A convergence of practices in British mathematical journals, 17951901.
Sloan E Despeaux*, Western Carolina University
(108601473) 
4:00 p.m.
Mathematical Publication in Early NineteenthCentury Germany: Venues, Careers and Publics.
William Thomas Archibald*, Simon Fraser University
(108601886) 
4:30 p.m.
Why Natural Numbers Are Called Natural: The Impact of Social Context in NineteenthCentury Mathematics.
Andrea Arredondo*, Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas, UNAM, Mexico City
(108601173) 
5:00 p.m.
Analytic representation and the MittagLeffler "circle": Contrasting notions of generality in the late 19th century.
Laura E. Turner*, University of Toronto
(1086011861) 
5:30 p.m.
Mathematical Notations as Identifiers of Epistemic Cultures.
Bruce J. Petrie*, University of Toronto
(1086011149) 
6:00 p.m.
Using mathematical notation for programming computers.
Helena Durnova*, Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic
(108601933)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on the Influence of Ramanujan on his 125th Birthday, II
Room 8, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
George Andrews, Pennsylvania State University
Bruce Berndt, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign berndt@math.uiuc.edu
Ae Ja Yee, Pennsylvania State University

1:00 p.m.
Analysis of a generalized Lebesgue identity in Ramanujan's Lost Notebook.
Krishnaswami Alladi*, University of Florida
(108611566) 
1:30 p.m.
Identities involving partial theta functions.
Byungchan Kim*, Seoul National University of Science and Technology
(1086111707) 
2:00 p.m.
The asymptotic number of partitions without ksequences.
Daniel M Kane*, Stanford University
(1086111982) 
2:30 p.m.
On Certain Partition Inequalitities.
Alexander Berkovich*, University of Florida, Gainesville
(1086112323) 
3:00 p.m.
Partitions with parity and part difference conditions, and Bressoud's conjecture.
Sun Kim*, Ohio State University
Ae Ja Yee, Penn State University
(1086051659) 
3:30 p.m.
Congruences Modulo Squares of Primes for Fu's $k$ Dots Bracelet Partitions.
James A. Sellers*, Penn State University
(108611322) 
4:00 p.m.
Certain general DoubleSum Identities and variations of WPBailey Chains.
James McLaughlin*, West Chester
(108633540) 
4:30 p.m.
Quotient Diagrams of Partitions.
Matt Katz*, Pennsylvania State University
(1086051651) 
5:00 p.m.
New formulas for special values of the Ramanujan zeta function.
Mathew Rogers*, University of Montreal
(1086112283) 
5:30 p.m.
Supercharacter theory and Ramanujan's sum.
Stephan Ramon Garcia*, Pomona College
(108611764)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on the Progress in Free Probability and Free Analysis, II
Room 30C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ken Dykema, Texas A&M University
Scott McCullough, University of Florida sam@ufl.edu

1:00 p.m.
Tracial moment problems related to Connes' embedding problem.
Sabine Burgdorf*, Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
(1086152260) 
1:30 p.m.
Locally compact quantum groups and amenability.
Ami Viselter*, University of Alberta
(1086462186) 
2:00 p.m.
Hardy Algebras, Berezin Transforms, and Taylor's Taylor Series.
Paul S. Muhly*, University of Iowa
Baruch Solel, Technion
(108646979) 
2:30 p.m.
Noncommutative Inequalities.
J William Helton*, UC San Diego
Scott A McCullough, University of Florida
(1086461670) 
3:00 p.m.
Hardy classes on noncommutative unit ball.
Mihai Popa*, Queen's University
(1086472032) 
3:30 p.m.
On a Notion of Exactness for Reduced Free Products of C$^*$Algebras.
Paul Daniel Skoufranis*, University of California  Los Angeles
(108647611) 
4:00 p.m.
Primitivity and unital full free products of residually finite dimensional $C^*$algebras.
Ken Dykema, Texas A&M
Francisco J TorresAyala*, UNAM
(1086461230) 
4:30 p.m.
Twoparameter Noncommutative Central Limit Theorem.
Natasha Blitvić*, Vanderbilt University
(1086601429) 
5:00 p.m.
The Free Unitary SegalBargmannHall Transform.
Todd Kemp*, University of California, San Diego
Brian Hall, University of Notre Dame
(1086461469) 
5:30 p.m.
Norm convergence of unitary random matrix models and quantum information theory.
Benoit Collins*, University of Ottawa & CNRS
(1086461110) 
6:00 p.m.
Recent Results in Topological Free Entropy Dimension.
Don Hadwin*, University of New Hampshire
Qihui Li, East China University of Science and Technology
Weihua Li, Columbia College, Chicago
Junhao Shen, University of New Hampshire
(1086461421)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Actuarial Education
Room 5B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Robert Buck, Slippery Rock University robert.buck@sru.edu
Thomas Wakefield, Youngstown State University

1:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Raising actuaries for fun and profit.
Len Asimow*, Robert Morris University
David Hudak, Robert Morris University
(1086B1917) 
1:20 p.m.
An Advanced Undergraduate Actuarial Science Program at One Fouryear Comprehensive University.
Kevin E. Charlwood*, Washburn University
(1086B1644) 
1:40 p.m.
Starting an Actuarial Science Major at a Liberal Arts College.
Mark A Mills*, Central College
(1086B1165) 
2:00 p.m.
An Actuarial Science Program at Salisbury University.
Barbara A Wainwright*, Salisbury University
(1086B11159) 
2:20 p.m.
Building an Actuarial Science Option for Mathematics Majors.
Robert E. Buck*, Slippery Rock University
Richard J. Marchand, Slippery Rock University
(1086B11862) 
2:40 p.m.
Starting an actuarial program without creating new courses.
Paul T Taylor*, Shippensburg University
(1086B1968) 
3:00 p.m.
Structuring an Exam P Prep Course.
Thomas P Wakefield*, Youngstown State University
(1086B1279) 
3:20 p.m.
Preparing Students for Exam FM.
Richard J. Marchand*, Slippery Rock University
(1086B12507) 
3:40 p.m.
The M349P Project: Motivating students to take responsibility and improve communication ability while studying for C/4.
Mark Matthew Maxwell*, University of Texas at Austin
(1086B11370) 
4:00 p.m.
An Example of Student/Faculty Summer Research in Actuarial Mathematics: Using Mathematica to do Demographic Modeling and the Surprising Relevance of Hypergeometric Functions.
William M. Kinney*, Bethel University
Jake Smith, Bethel University
(1086B1839)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Adding Modern Ideas to an Introductory Statistics Course, II
Room 6E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Brian T. Gill, Seattle Pacific University bgill@spu.edu
Scott Alberts, Truman State University
Andrew Zieffler, University of Minnesota

1:00 p.m.
Projects to Engage Students in Introductory Statistics.
Derek Habermas*, SUNY Potsdam
Cheryl Chute Miller, SUNY Potsdam
(1086B52490) 
1:20 p.m.
Using The Island for Student Projects.
Sue B. Schou*, Idaho State University
(1086B5433) 
1:40 p.m.
Use of data sets and projects in an Applied Statistics course.
K.L.D. Gunawardena*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(1086B51829) 
2:00 p.m.
Introducing Big Data in an Introductory Applied Statistics Course.
William H Rybolt*, Babson College
John D McKenzie, Babson College
(1086B52705) 
2:20 p.m.
Adventures in Statistics: Encounters with Big Data.
Jeff Randell Knisley*, East Tennessee State University
(1086B52482) 
2:40 p.m.
Seasonality and Autocorrelation: The typical "problem" children in business statistics.
Joseph P McCollum*, Siena College
Arindam Mandal, Siena College
(1086B5650) 
3:00 p.m.
The New York Stock Exchange: A Real World Data Set.
Robert P. Webber*, Longwood University
(1086B5619) 
3:20 p.m.
Real Data, Real Stakes: Introductory Statistics Students Predict the Wisconsin Recall Election.
Stephen D. Szydlik*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Jennifer E. Szydlik, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(1086B5730) 
3:40 p.m.
Fisher's Test and the Ubiquity of Small Samples.
Jeff Suzuki*, Brooklyn College
(1086B555) 
4:00 p.m.
Incorporating Real Data Sets and Writing into an Introductory Statistics Course Focused on Sports and Games.
Joe DeMaio*, Kennesaw State University
Amy Hillen, Kennesaw State University
(1086B5106) 
4:20 p.m.
All the Statistics That's Fit to Print.
Penelope H. Dunham*, Muhlenberg College
(1086B5852) 
4:40 p.m.
Combining Strategies to Promote Meaningful Learning in Statistics.
Dianna J. Spence*, North Georgia College & State University
Sherry L. Hix, North Georgia College & State University
(1086B51322) 
5:00 p.m.
A Fiddler on the Roof: Tradition vs Modern Methods in Teaching Inference.
Patti Frazer Lock*, St. Lawrence University
Robin H. Lock, St. Lawrence University
(1086B52828) 
5:20 p.m.
The Other Intro Course: Combining Foundations, Applications, and Computation in the Math Stat Course.
Randall Pruim*, Calvin College
(1086B52926)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Differential Equations and Numerical Methods
Room 18, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On the stability and accuracy of a fourthorder Rosenbrock method for semilinear parabolic differential equation.
Wenyuan Liao*, University of Calgary
(1086651481) 
1:00 p.m.
On the Cauchy problem of a class of integrable equations.
Alex Himonas*, University of Notre dame
(1086351976) 
1:15 p.m.
Triangular modulation of downstream surface waves of water flows over a bump.
Jazlynn Q Ngo*, San Diego State University
(1086972174) 
1:30 p.m.
Fifthorder complex Kortewegde Vries type equations.
Netra Khanal*, The University of Tampa
Jiahong Wu, Oklahoma State University
JuanMing Yuan, Providence University
(1086352329) 
1:45 p.m.
Partial Differential Equations Practicum.
Steve M. Anglin*, Case Western Reserve University
(10863538) 
2:00 p.m.
A partition of unity radial basis function collocation method for partial differential equations.
Alfa R.H. Heryudono*, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Elisabeth Larsson, Dept of Information Technology, Scientific Computing, Uppsala University
(1086651240) 
2:15 p.m.
Symmetrization of Poisson's Equation with Neumann Boundary Conditions.
Jeffrey J Langford*, Drake University
(1086352189) 
2:30 p.m.
Convergence of A Particle Method and Global Weak Solutions of a Family of Evolutionary PDEs.
Terrance L Pendleton*, North Carolina State University
Alina Chertock, North Carolina State University
JianGuo Liu, Duke University
(1086351303) 
2:45 p.m.
A Simple Construction of Nonstandard Finite Difference Schemes Applied to SIR Problems.
Katharine F Gurski*, Howard University
(1086652413) 
3:00 p.m.
Maximum Principle and Symmetry results for Viscosity Solution of Fully Nonlinear Equations.
Jiuyi Zhu*, Wayne State University
Guozhen Lu, Wayne State University
(108635423) 
3:15 p.m.
Time Asymptotics Of NonDarcy Flows Controlled By Total Flux On The Boundary.
Lidia Bloshanskaya*, Texas Tech University
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University
Eugenio Aulisa, Texas Tech University
Luan Hoang, Texas Tech University
(108635554) 
3:30 p.m.
Existence, Uniqueness, Analyticity, and Borel Summability of Boussinesq and Magnetic Benard Equations.
Heather Rosenblatt*, The Ohio State University
Saleh Tanveer, The Ohio State University
(1086351959) 
3:45 p.m.
The EPS Method: A New Method for Constructing Pseudospectral Differential Operators.
Keith J Wojciechowski*, University of Wisconsin  Stout
Kristian Sandberg, Computational Solutions Inc.
(1086651783) 
4:00 p.m.
Traveling Wave Solutions of the Porous Medium Equation.
Laxmi P. Paudel*, University of North Texas, Denton, Tx
Joseph Iaia, University of North Texas
(1086351917) 
4:15 p.m.
Nonlinear Fronts in the SwiftHohenberg Equation as a Model for Phyllotaxis.
Matthew Pennybacker*, University of Arizona
Alan C Newell, University of Arizona
(1086352554) 
4:30 p.m.
Discussion 
4:45 p.m.
Approximate Diagonalization of VariableCoefficient Differential Operators Through Similarity Transformations.
James V. Lambers*, University of Southern Mississippi
(1086651536) 
5:00 p.m.
On the Convergence of $\alpha$ Schemes.
Nan Jiang*, University of South Dakota
(108665399)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Effective Strategies and Programs for Mentoring Women and Minorities in Mathematics, II
Room 33B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Two projects: An NSF ADVANCE mentoring program for female junior faculty members & curriculum changes to support female undergraduates in mathematics.
Jessica M Deshler*, West Virginia University
(1086E5767) 
1:20 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Supporting Women in STEM fields: The Wi2STEM Club's Evolving Impact on Student Members at Clayton State University.
Sarah Minion*, Clayton State University
Catherine A Matos, Clayton State University
Mary HudachekBuswell, Clayton State University
Scott Bailey, Clayton State University
(1086E52968) 
1:40 p.m.
Impact of the National Research Experience for Undergraduates Programs (NREUP).
Gulden Karakok*, University of Northern Colorado
Brian Arthur Christopher, University of Northern Colorado
(1086E52627) 
2:00 p.m.
Faculty Perceptions of Mentoring Underrepresented Students.
Jerry Dwyer, Texas Tech University
Levi Johnson*, Texas Tech University
Sonya Sherrod, Texas Tech University
(1086E52810) 
2:20 p.m.
Math 2 Excite: Creating Interest, Confidence and Awareness about Mathematics among Young Women.
Brian J Lindaman*, Montana State University
LeAnne Yenny, Montana State University
(1086E52604) 
2:40 p.m.
Girls and Mathematics Summer Program.
Maria Lorenz*, Temple University
Irina Mitrea, Temple University
(1086E52635)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Financial Mathematics and Winning Strategies
Room 12, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Optimal Stopping for Markov Modulated Diffusions.
Thomas W Seaquist*, University of Texas at Arlington
(1086601080) 
1:15 p.m.
Pricing of geometric Asian options under Heston's stochastic volatility model.
InSuk Wee*, Korea University
Bara Kim, Korea University
(108660805) 
1:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Option Valuation Using Fast Fourier Transform Method under the CAM Stochastic Volatility Model.
Wanwan Huang*, Florida State University
(1086601166) 
1:45 p.m.
Option pricing under a coupled additivemultiplicative stochastic volatility model.
Ibukun O Amusan*, Florida State University
(1086602882) 
2:00 p.m.
Nonparametric calibration of the local volatility surface for European options.
Jian Geng*, Florida State University
Michael I. Navon, Florida State University/Scientific Computing Department
Xiao Chen, Center for Applied Scientific Computing, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
(1086491568) 
2:15 p.m.
Asymptotic Bayesian Analysis of The Capital Asset Pricing Model.
Salilesh Mukhopadhyay*, Feasible Solution LLC
(108662349) 
2:30 p.m.
Effects of Momentum Trading on Asset Prices.
Neeraj T Vijay*, George Mason University
(1086912807) 
2:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED:Robust Maximization of Asymptotic Growth under Covariance Uncertainty.
YuJui Huang*, University of Michigan
Erhan Bayraktar, University of Michigan
(108660756) 
3:00 p.m.
Valuing Callable Bonds Based on Monte Carlo Simulation Techniques with LeastSquares Approach.
Qi Fu*, Faculty of Business Administration, University of Macau
(1086601112) 
3:15 p.m.
Mathematical Tools for Modeling Negative Interest Rates.
Mark Burgin, UCLA
Gunter Meissner*, Shidler College of Business, University of Hawaii
(10866027) 
3:30 p.m.
The flat tax in postcommunist Europe.
Wayne Tarrant*, Wingate University
(108662446) 
3:45 p.m.
Efficient Hedging For Guaranteed minimum death benefits.
Yumin Wang*, Southern Illinois University
(1086601124) 
4:00 p.m.
Jump in financial market and estimation of earthquake a similar analysis.
Indranil SenGupta*, North Dakota State University, Fargo
(108660318) 
4:15 p.m.
A Note on the Additive Seasonal Decomposition of Time Series.
Constantine Georgakis*, DePaul University
(1086622745) 
4:30 p.m.
Optimal strategy for casino blackjack: A Markov chain approach.
Kevin Coltin*, Arizona State University
(1086601346) 
4:45 p.m.
Optimization in Baseball Lineups.
Brandi A. Bailes*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Jennifer M. Switkes, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1086622712) 
5:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED:Economic Recession and Headache Related Hospital Admissions.
Ravi Chinta, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH
MB Rao, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Vivek Narendran, Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH
Ganesh Malla, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH
Hem Joshi*, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH
(1086002384)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Fostering Mathematical Habits of Mind, I
Room 33A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Kien H. Lim, University of Texas at El Paso kienlim@utep.edu
Ayşe A. Şahin, DePaul University
Holly Hirst, Appalachian State University

1:00 p.m.
General and Mathematical Habits of Mind: An Overview.
Kien H Lim*, University of Texas at El Paso
(1086F1914) 
1:20 p.m.
Developing Measures for Teachers' Mathematical Habits of Mind.
Jennifer M. Lewis*, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
Davida Fischman, Calfiornia State University San Bernardino
(1086F12547) 
1:40 p.m.
Investigations in mathematics teacher education: the role of personal reflection as a learning instrument in mathematics classes for teachers.
Sarah E. Bell*, Saint Joseph's University
Josh Bargiband, Saint Joseph's University
Tetyana Berezovski, Saint Joseph's University
(1086F11621) 
2:00 p.m.
Conceptualizing and Measuring Mathematical Sophistication.
Jennifer Szydlik, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Eric Kuennen, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Jason Belnap, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Amy Parrott*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Carol Seaman, University of North Carolina Greensboro
(1086F11399) 
2:20 p.m.
False Confidence.
Holly Zullo*, Carroll College
Christopher Storm, Adelphi University
(1086F182) 
2:40 p.m.
Ways to Think About Mathematics: A Habits of Mind Approach for Teachers and other Mathematicians.
Steven R Benson*, Lesley University
(1086F12465) 
3:00 p.m.
Mathematical Habits of Mind in the "Making the Transition from High School to College" Project.
Brian P. Beaudrie*, Northern Arizona University
(1086F12444) 
3:20 p.m.
Using the Standards for Mathematical Practice from the Common Core to Develop Mathematical Habits of Mind in Preservice Teachers on the College Campus and in Secondary Field Experiences.
Sherry L Hix*, North Georgia College & State University
Dianna J Spence, North Georgia College & State University
(1086F12657) 
3:40 p.m.
Research Experiences for Teachers: Developing Mathematical Habits of Mind for Teaching.
David D Barker*, Illinois State University
Saad ElZanati, Illinois State University
(1086F12618) 
4:00 p.m.
Teachers' Use of Core Mathematical Practices.
Amy Cohen, Rutgers University
Jennifer V. Jones*, Center for Math Science and Computer Education, Rutgers University
(1086F1940) 
4:20 p.m.
Fostering mathematical habits of mind in the middle school math teacher.
Gary A. Harris*, Texas Tech University
Raegan Higgins, Texas Tech University
(1086F1833) 
4:40 p.m.
An Instructional Model for Learning Division of Fractions and Fostering Learner's Mathematical Habit of Mind.
Hsing Wen Hu*, University of Alaska Anchorage
ChengYao Lin, Southern Illinois University
(1086F12670)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Graph Theory I
Room 13, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
$r$hued Coloring $K_4$minor Free Graphs.
Huimin Song, Shandong University at Weihai, P.R.China
HongJian Lai, West Virginia University
Sun Lei, Shandong Normal University, Jinan, P.R.China
Ye Chen*, West Virginia University
(108605741) 
1:15 p.m.
Construction of Digraphs With Arbitrarily Large Girth and Chromatic Number.
Michael Severino*, University of Montana
(1086052039) 
1:30 p.m.
Some new additive and multiplicative Ramsey numbers.
Neil Hindman, Howard University
Dev Phulara*, Howard University
(108605576) 
1:45 p.m.
Seeking lower bounds to Ramsey numbers using Dirichlet Difference Graphs.
Joshua C Ferrerra*, Armstrong Atlantic State University
(1086051817) 
2:00 p.m.
Ore's Conjecture on colorcritical graphs is almost true.
Alexandr Kostochka, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Matthew Yancey*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108605490) 
2:15 p.m.
On the $c$strong Chromatic Number of $t$intersecting Hypergraphs.
Ping Ngai Chung*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(108605452) 
2:30 p.m.
An improved upper bound on the adjacent vertex distinguishing chromatic index of a graph.
Lianzhu Zhang, Xiamen University
Weifan Wang, Zhejiang Normal University
KoWei Lih*, Academia Sinica
(108605239) 
2:45 p.m.
Reducts of the Generalized Random Bipartite Graph.
Yun Lu*, Kutztown University of PA
(1086031865) 
3:00 p.m.
The Total Coloring Game.
Tyler Hays*, University of California, Berkeley
Luke Naftz, University of Colorado, Denver
(108605615) 
3:15 p.m.
An ArcWeighted Second Neighborhood Conjecture.
Tyler Seacrest*, The University of Montana Western
(1086051693) 
3:30 p.m.
Enumerating Distinct Chessboard Tilings.
Daryl R DeFord*, Washington State University
(1086052133) 
3:45 p.m.
Perfect tilings in graphs and digraphs.
Theodore Molla*, Arizona State University
H.A. Kierstead, Arizona State University
Andrzej Czygrinow, Arizona State University
(1086052801) 
4:00 p.m.
Degree asymptotics of the numerical semigroup tree.
Evan M. O'Dorney*, Harvard University
(1086052762) 
4:15 p.m.
Packing Four Copies of a Tree into a Complete Graph.
Sean P Haler*, University of Idaho
(1086052526) 
4:30 p.m.
The Number of Ways to Assemble a Graph.
Andrew Vince*, University of Florida
Miklos Bona, University of Florida
(10860535) 
4:45 p.m.
Hamiltonian sets of polygonal paths in a 4valent spatial graphs.
Tilahun A Muche*, Savannah State University
(1086921641) 
5:00 p.m.
Hamiltonian decompositions of line graphs of regular graphs. Allen Schwenk, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI 49008.
Allen J. Schwenk*, Western MIchigan University
(1086051810) 
5:15 p.m.
Embedding Cycles and Bipartite Graphs in PG({n,q}).
Ashley Klahr*, University of San Diego
Elaina Aceves, California State University Fresno
David Heywood, California State University Fresno
(108600790) 
5:30 p.m.
The $1$FixedEndpoint Path Partition Problem on Interval Graphs.
Breeanne Baker*, Lehigh University
(108605481) 
5:45 p.m.
Pancyclicity of 4Connected, ClawFree, $N(i,j,k)$Free Graphs.
James Carraher, University of NebraskaLincoln
Michael Ferrara, Univ. of Colorado Denver
Timothy Morris, Univ. of Colorado Denver
Michael Santana*, Univ. of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108605822)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.1:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, III
Room 7A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
David M. Strong, Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu

1:00 p.m.
A Linear Algebraic Approach to An Old Calculus Standby.
Susan Eileen D'Agostino*, Southern New Hampshire University
(1086G51376) 
1:20 p.m.
Tracking the transit of Venus.
Andrew J Simoson*, King College
(1086G5841) 
1:40 p.m.
Algebra in $\underline{\hbox{Call of Duty: Black Ops}}$?
Heidi Hulsizer*, HampdenSydney College
(1086G51912)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Knot Theory and 3Manifolds
Room 19, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Classification of Flat Virtual Pure Tangles and Bases for their Infinitesimal Algebras.
Karene Chu*, University of Toronto/ Fields Institute
(1086572343) 
1:15 p.m.
On Warping Degree of Virtual Knot Diagram.
Noureen Khan*, University of North Texas at Dallas
(108655442) 
1:30 p.m.
A state model for the twovariable Kauffman polynomial.
David K. Heywood*, California State University, Fresno
Dionne F. Ibarra, California State University, Fresno
(108657217) 
1:45 p.m.
On the HOMFLYPT invariant of links in $S^1 \times S^2$.
Mikhail Lavrov, Carnegie Mellon University
Dan Rutherford*, University of Arkansas
(1086571885) 
2:00 p.m.
Properties of the head and tail of the colored Jones polynomial.
Cody W Armond*, University of Iowa
Oliver T Dasbach, Louisiana State University
(1086572922) 
2:15 p.m.
Classification of 0solvable links and results about 0.5solvability.
Taylor E Martin*, Rice University
(108657485) 
2:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A subexponential algorithm for computing the Kauffman bracket of a link or tangle.
Stephen F Sawin*, Fairfield Unversity
Lauren Ellenberg, Arcadia College
Gabriella Newman, Carleton College
Jonathan Shi, University of Washington
(108657176) 
2:45 p.m.
An algebraic approach to knot Floer homology.
Allison L Gilmore*, University of California Los Angeles
(1086572781) 
3:00 p.m.
The total rank conjecture in knot Heegaard Floer homology.
Allison H Moore*, University of Texas at Austin
(1086572077) 
3:15 p.m.
Cosmetic generalized crossing changes in knots.
Cheryl Balm*, Michigan State University
(1086531855) 
3:30 p.m.
On cutting fiber surfaces along arcs, and ramifications for DNA.
Dorothy Buck, Imperial College London
Kai Ishihara, Yamaguchi University
Matt Rathbun*, Imperial College London
Koya Shimokawa, Saitama University
(1086572325) 
3:45 p.m.
Tangle Solutions for SiteSpecific Hin Recombinase on DNA.
Jennifer Lazarus*, University of North Texas at Dallas
Noureen Khan, University of North Texas Dallas Dallas
(108655798) 
4:00 p.m.
Break 
4:15 p.m.
On knot complements that decompose into regular ideal dodecahedra.
Neil R Hoffman*, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
(108657506) 
4:30 p.m.
Bridge distance, Heegaard genus, and Exceptional Surgeries.
Ryan Blair, University of Pennsylvania
Marion Campisi*, University of Texas, Austin
Jesse Johnson, Oklahoma State University
Scott Taylor, Colby College
Maggy Tomova, University of Iowa
(1086571791) 
4:45 p.m.
An algorithm to classify rational 3tangles.
Bohyun Kwon*, Oklahoma State University
(108657733) 
5:00 p.m.
3manifolds of $S^1$cat 3.
Dongxu Wang*, Florida State University
(1086572668)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.2:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: History and Philosophy of Mathematics
Room 33C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
J. Alan Alewine, McKendree University

1:00 p.m.
A Natural Philosophical Connexion Relating Mathematics, Science, and Progress.
G. Arthur Mihram*, Princeton, NJ
Danielle Mihram, University of Southern California
(1086VC1875) 
1:15 p.m.
The work of Leonhard Euler related to Fermat's Last Theorem.
Lee Stemkoski*, Adelphi University
(1086VC1371) 
1:30 p.m.
The Historical Roots of Math and Physics in the British Isles : A Tour.
Mariah Birgen*, Wartburg College
(1086VC2301) 
1:45 p.m.
L'Hôpital's Geometric Exposition of the Calculus.
Robert E. Bradley*, Adelphi University
(1086VC1768) 
2:00 p.m.
Reforming Mathematics at Cambridge: George Peacock and the Tripos Exam.
Richard Stout*, Gordon College
(1086VC1913)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Modeling Diseases, Populations, and Resources
Room 30B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Nonexponential models of dynamics of biological communities and the Principle of minimal of Tsallis information gain.
Georgiy P Karev*, National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Institute of Health
(1086921770) 
1:15 p.m.
The Evolution of Ecological Communities.
Carrie Diaz Eaton*, Unity College, Maine
(1086921381) 
1:30 p.m.
Optimal control of integrodifference equations in a hostpathogen system.
Marco V Martinez*, The University of Tennessee / NIMBioS
Suzanne Lenhart, The University of Tennessee / NIMBioS
(1086921604) 
1:45 p.m.
Modeling the nonlocal dispersal of invasive plant species in heterogeneous landscapes.
Christopher Strickland*, Colorado State University
Gerhard Dangelmayr, Colorado State University
Patrick Shipman, Colorado State University
(1086921365) 
2:00 p.m.
Analysis of the Trojan YChromosome eradication strategy for an invasive species.
Xueying Wang*, Texas A&M University
Jay R. Walton, Texas A&M University
Rana D. Parshad, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Katie Storey, Carleton College
May Boggess, Texas A&M University
(10863483) 
2:15 p.m.
A Markov chain model for the forest stand dynamics.
Nikolay Strigul*, Washington State University Vancouver
Ionut Florescu, Stevens Institute of Technology
(1086922814) 
2:30 p.m.
Evolutionary stability of movement strategies in a twopatch habitat selection model.
Theodore E. Galanthay*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(1086922676) 
2:45 p.m.
Structured TwoStage Population Model with Migration.
Selenne H. Garcia  Torres*, University of Southern California
(1086922782) 
3:00 p.m.
Optimal resource allocation strategy for the fire ant (Solenopsis invicta) over multiple seasons.
Erika Asano*, University of South Florida St.Petersburg
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1086492638) 
3:15 p.m.
The effect of information asymmetry in ProducerScrounger games.
Jan Rychtar*, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(1086911079) 
3:30 p.m.
Analysis of a stochastic SIR model with parametric heterogeneity.
Artem Novozhilov*, North Dakota State University
(108692238) 
3:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Qualitative Analysis of Stochastic SIR Model with Disease Deaths.
Kursad Tosun*, Southern Ilionis University Carbondale
(1086602945) 
4:00 p.m.
Modeling and analysis of intermittently shed pathogens capable of environmental persistence.
Majid BaniYaghoub*, University of MissouriKansas City
(1086922447) 
4:15 p.m.
Study and Analysis of Aquatic Pathogenic Transmission.
Urmi GhoshDastidar*, NYCCT, CUNY
Suzanne Lenhart, NIMBioS, University of Tennessee
(1086922373) 
4:30 p.m.
Use of LifespanShortening Wolbachia to Control Dengue Fever: Demographic Factors.
Yingyun Shen*, Florida State University
Mike MestertonGibbons, Florida State University
(1086921387) 
4:45 p.m.
Estimating biting rates of Trypanosoma cruzi infected triatomine vector species on preferred sylvatic hosts in Texas.
Kamuela E Yong*, Arizona State University
Anuj Mubayi, Northeastern Illinois University
Christopher KribsZaleta, University of Texas at Arlington
(1086922412) 
5:00 p.m.
Evolutionary pressures maintain consistently low parasitism rates in the parasitoid wasp Hyposoter horticola.
Kathryn J Montovan*, Cornell University
Laura E Jones, Cornell University
Saskya van Nouhuys, University of Helsinki
Hudson Kern Reeve, Cornell University
(1086922479) 
5:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Can Humanity Survive? Mathematical Modeling of the Zombie Apocalypse.
Jean Marie Marie Linhart*, Texas A&M University
Frances G. Withrow, College Station, TX
(108634206) 
5:30 p.m.
Dynamic threshold of patch disease model for migratory birds.
XiangSheng Wang*, Memorial University of Newfoundland
(1086372669) 
5:45 p.m.
A bioeconomic perspective on the Endangered Species Act.
Kehinde Rilwan Salau*, Arizona State University
Eli P Fenichel, Yale University
(1086492658)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Philosophy, Mathematics, and Progress
Room 5A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Thomas Drucker, University of WisconsinWhitewater druckert@uww.edu
Dan Sloughter, Furman University

1:00 p.m.
From Intuition to Esoterica.
Deborah C. Arangno*, University of Colorado Denver
(1086L5459) 
1:30 p.m.
Mathematical Thinking  From Cacophony to Consensus.
Sean F Argyle*, Kent State University
(1086L571) 
2:00 p.m.
Mathematical Progress via Philosophy.
Thomas Drucker*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(1086L5618) 
2:30 p.m.
Philosophical and mathematical considerations of continua.
Daniel C. Sloughter*, Furman University
(1086L51597) 
3:00 p.m.
John Playfair, the Scottish Enlightenment, and "Progress" in the History and Philosophy of Mathematics.
Amy AckerbergHastings*, Smithsonian's National Museum of American History
(1086L545) 
3:30 p.m.
Mathematics vs Philosophy.
Ruggero Ferro*, University of Verona, Italy
(1086L5365) 
4:00 p.m.
Progress in Mathematics: The Importance of Not Assuming Too Much.
James R. Henderson*, University of Pittsburgh at Titusville
(1086L5209) 
4:30 p.m.
Kalmár's Argument Against the Plausibility of Church's Thesis.
Mate Szabo*, Carnegie Mellon University
(1086L5874)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Undergraduate Research in Applied Mathematics
Room 30E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
A New HighOrder Filter for Leapfrog Time Integration of Wave Problems.
Eric Van Buren*, Arizona State University CSUMS
James Upton, Arizona State University CSUMS
Scott Van Buren, Arizona State University CSUMS
Mohamed Moustaoui, Arizona State University CSUMS
(1086001929) 
1:15 p.m.
Do the Wave: Applying Group Finite Elements to the Shallow Water Equations.
George H Lytle*, Asbury University
(108676241) 
1:30 p.m.
Optimizing Surface Plasmon Generation.
Kyle Shaw*, George Mason University
Dan Weingarten, George Mason University
(1086782469) 
1:45 p.m.
A Computational Algorithm for Estimating Conductivities.
Annika L Jersild*, College of William & Mary
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University
(108649295) 
2:00 p.m.
Effects of wildfire smoke and fog on highway visibility as shown by a mathematical model.
Andrew Getz*, New Jersey City University
Yi Ding, New Jersey City University
Zhixiong Chen, New Jersey City University
(1086351038) 
2:15 p.m.
Gravitational lensing by spiral galaxies.
Abi Komanduru*, Purdue University
Brett Ernst, Purdue University
Sean Fancher, Purdue University
(1086302937) 
2:30 p.m.
Regional Coverage with Steerable Satellite Sensors.
Louis Bohorquez*, Cal Poly Pomona
Jason Xu, University of Washington
(1086001388) 
2:45 p.m.
Assessing the Chaotic Nature of Interstellar Magnetic Fields.
Lindsay Grayson*, Northern Kentucky University
Kirk Wallace, Northern Kentucky University
(1086851501) 
3:00 p.m.
Paleoclimatology.
Eric Cawi, George Mason University
John Ensley*, Brown University
(1086152933) 
3:15 p.m.
Static TwoDimensional Sponge Deformation.
Brianna Kathleen Lynn*, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
Mauro Wilfredo Rubio, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
(1086742160) 
3:30 p.m.
In search of universal scaling functions in a financial market model.
Alissa M. Stafford*, University of Maryland, College Park
(108691740) 
3:45 p.m.
ModelImplied Measures of RiskAdjusted Returns in Stochastic Volatility Models.
Joshua Cape*, Rhodes College
William Dearden, Lehigh University
William Gamber, Pomona College
Linh Nguyen, Lafayette College
(108691631) 
4:00 p.m.
Optimal Investment and Consumption Problem with Markovian Parameters.
Ruihua Liu*, University of Dayton
(1086912270) 
4:15 p.m.
The Effect of Experiment Design on Network Inference.
Jacqueline Marie Yanchuck*, Seton Hill University
Caleb Marc Brown, University of NebraskaLincoln
Camila Eugenia Reyes, California State University, Stanislaus
Eric Eager, University of NebraskaLincoln
Alan VelizCuba, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1086931466) 
4:30 p.m.
Improving Crosslingual Search Quality.
Christie Quaranta*, Plymouth State University
Imanol Arrieta Ibarra, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
Eric Schwartz, Columbia University
Elena Sizikova, University of Oxford
(108668742) 
4:45 p.m.
Support Vector Machines and the Exterior Point Method.
AnnaRose G Wolff*, George Mason University
(1086001672)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Using Mobile Communication Devices for Mathematics Education
Room 1B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Lawrence Moore, Duke University lang@math.duke.edu
Lila Roberts, Clayton State University

1:00 p.m.
Mobile Math Modeling Labs.
Ben Galluzzo*, Shippensburg University
(1086R52906) 
1:20 p.m.
Can my smart phone be a substitute to my office hours?
Ahlam E Tannouri*, Morgan State University
Sam Tannouri, Computer Science Department; Morgan State University
(1086R52868) 
1:40 p.m.
Using Mobile Communication Devices in Math Courses for Future Elementary School Teachers.
Nora Franzova*, Langara College, Vancouver, Canada
(1086R51417) 
2:00 p.m.
Math Demos on the Go.
Lila F Roberts*, Clayton State University
David R Hill, Temple University
(1086R52339) 
2:20 p.m.
Teaching College Algebra via the iPad.
Cynthia M. Traub*, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
(1086R52874) 
2:40 p.m.
iPads as a Collaborative Tool.
Larissa B Schroeder*, University of Hartford
Mako Haruta, University of Hartford
Jean McGivneyBurelle, University of Hartford
Fei Xue, University of Hartford
John Williams, University of Hartford
(1086R51352) 
3:00 p.m.
iCalculus for iPad.
Ashok K Deb*, U.S. Military Academy
Kevin Blane, U.S. Military Academy
(1086R51275) 
3:20 p.m.
Sage Interacts in an Online Calculus Text.
Lawrence C. Moore*, Duke University
David A. Smith, Duke University
(1086R52485)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Collegiate Mathematics, II
Room 3, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jacqueline Dewar, Loyola Marymount University jdewar@lmu.edu
Thomas Banchoff, Brown University
Curtis Bennett, Loyola Marymount University
Pam Crawford, Jacksonville University
Edwin Herman, University of WisconsinStevens Point

1:00 p.m.
Excursions on the Sphere: Investigation of the Effectiveness of Spherical Geometry to Deepen Understanding of Euclidean Geometry.
Kristen Joy Schemmerhorn*, Dominican University
(1086N52890) 
1:20 p.m.
Teaching Mathematical Maturity through Axiomatic Geometry.
Brian Katz*, Augustana College
(1086N51932) 
1:40 p.m.
I can't believe my instructor expects me to do this: Methods for your classroom to promote clarity related to hopes and expectations.
Laura J Schmidt*, University of WisconsinStout
(1086N51498) 
2:00 p.m.
Students' Perceptions of Feedback and its Actual Impact on Students' Mathematical Modeling.
Aladar K Horvath*, Purdue University
(1086N52466) 
2:20 p.m.
Improving Student Learning in Mathematics with Animations: WHYU vs. Khan Academy.
Cynthia Y. Young*, University of Central Florida
Tammy M Muhs, University of Central Florida
(1086N5714) 
2:40 p.m.
Comparing Online and Traditional Textbook Homework in a College Algebra Class: A Second Generation SoTL Study.
John C Nardo*, Oglethorpe University
J Lynn Gieger, Oglethorpe University
Leah Zinner, Oglethorpe University
Karen Schmeichel, Oglethorpe University
Deborah Payne, Oglethorpe University
(1086N51844) 
3:00 p.m.
Mathematical Word Problems: An Investigation of the Optimum Period of Teaching Word Problems in a College Algebra Course in Order to Maximize Learning Outcomes.
Jerry C Obiekwe*, The University of Akron Wayne College
(1086N5166) 
3:20 p.m.
Algebra in real life: what do students choose ?
Kirthi Premadasa*, University of Wisconsin Baraboo/Sauk County
Kavita Bhatia, University of Wisconsin Marshfield/Wood County
(1086N51534) 
3:40 p.m.
Engaging High School Math Students and Teachers Through a Proficiencybased Assessment and Reassessment of Learning Outcomes (PARLO) System.
Michael A. Posner*, Villanova University
(1086N51553) 
4:00 p.m.
Learning about teaching through experimentation and reflection.
Mary Beisiegel*, Oregon State University
(1086N52151)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
NAM GranvilleBrownHaynes Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences
Room 11B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Data Mining for Complex Biochemistry Spectroscopy Data.
T. Vance*, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
D. Pokrajac, Delaware State University Department of Computer and Information Sciences
A. Lazarevic, United Technologies Research Center
N. Reljin, Delaware State University Department of Mathematical Sciences
N. Melikechi, Delaware State University College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Technology
A. Marcano, Delaware State University Department of Physics and PreEngineering
Y. Markushin, Delaware State University Department of Physics and PreEngineering
(108662246) 
1:30 p.m.
Biological Application for the Oriented Skein Relation.
Candice Renee Price*, United States Military Academy, West Point
(108657491) 
2:00 p.m.
Stochastic Gravitational Microlensing: Mathematical Theory and Applications.
Alberto Mokak Teguia*, Rice University
(1086831473) 
2:30 p.m.
Some representation theory of $Sl_*(2,\mathcal{O}/\mathfrak{p}^2)$ where $*$ is the identity and $Sl_*(2,M_2(\mathcal{O}/\mathfrak{p}^2))$ where $*$ equals transpose.
Carmen M. Wright*, Jackson State University
(1086112865)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Applied, Computational, and Discrete Mathematics at National Laboratories and Federal Research Agencies
Room 11A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Rick Chartrand, Los Alamos National Lab
Gary Hewer, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake
Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida
Luminita Vese, University of California, Los Angeles lvese@math.ucla.edu

1:00 p.m.
Image and Video Processing with Nonconvex Splitting Algorithms.
Rick Chartrand*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(1086492080) 
1:30 p.m.
Applications of Graphs and Partial Orders at PNNL.
Emilie Hogan*, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(1086051945) 
2:00 p.m.
Image Analysis in Remote Sensing Science.
Igor Yanovsky*, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology
(1086351171) 
2:30 p.m.
Scalable adaptive function approximation and error estimation for stochastic simulations.
Richard K Archibald*, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(1086652972) 
3:00 p.m.
Shape Reconstruction from Direct and Indirect Measurements.
Gunay Dogan*, Theiss Research, NIST
(1086651891) 
3:30 p.m.
The Error Transport and Adjoint Methods of Numerical Error Estimation.
Jeffrey W Banks, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Jeffrey M Connors*, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Jeffrey A Hittinger, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Carol S Woodward, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
(1086652965) 
4:00 p.m.
Automatically Structuring Unstructured Data: A Probabilistic Approach and Open Questions.
Arjuna Flenner*, NAVAIR
Gary Hewer, NAVAIR
(1086601506) 
4:30 p.m.
Optimal Derivatives of Noisy Simulations.
Stefan M Wild*, Argonne National Laboratory, Mathematics and Computer Science Division
(1086652663) 
5:00 p.m.
Computational Harmonic Analysis and Cauchy Problems.
George Fann*, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(1086652994) 
5:30 p.m.
Optimizationbased moment closures for kinetic equations.
Cory Hauck*, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
(1086652989) 
6:00 p.m.
TALK ADDED: Computing on Sequoia: Designing scalable algorithms, Matthew O'Brien, Barna L. Bihari, Patrick Brantley, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; and Ken Joy, Institute 
6:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Computing on Sequoia: The Search for Synergy Between Algorithms and Hardware.
Barna L Bihari*, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
(1086682981) 
6:30 p.m.
Fast Evaluating Matern Covariance Kernel by a Cartesian Treecode.
Lei Wang*, Argonne National Lab
Jie Chen, Argonne National Lab
(108665502)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Participation of Women in MathematicsJoint Committee on the Participation of Women in the Mathematical Sciences Panel Discussion
Parental and family leave for graduate students and post docs: Policies and experiences.
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Patricia Hale, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Cathy Kessel, Berkeley, California
Tanya Leise, Amherst College
Panelists:
Cathy Kessel,
Sonja Mitchell Gallagher, University of California, Santa Barbara
Kathryn Murphy, University of California, San Diego
Mary Radcliffe, University of Californa, San Diego
Ami Radunskaya, Pomona College
Ruth Haas, Smith College 
Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers Poster and Activity Session
Presentations on the Circle activities listed below will be given at the indicated times; complete programs will be available in the session room.
Marina Ballroom FG, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Organizers:
Philip B. Yasskin, Texas A&M University yasskin@math.tamu.edu
Sam Vandervelde, St. Lawrence University
Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University
James Tanton, St. Mark's School 
Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers Poster and Activity Session
Exploring Lill's Method for Finding Polynomial Roots; What Is in that Can of Soda?; Folding Polygons.
Marina Ballroom FG, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers Poster and Activity Session
NavajoRelated Math Circle Activities; Pool Table Geometry; Hyperbolic Soccer Ball.
Marina Ballroom FG, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers Poster and Activity Session
Research Update on Math Teachers' Circles; Exploring Lill's Method for Finding Polynomial Roots; What's Up With Spot It?; Hyperbolic Soccer Ball.
Marina Ballroom FG, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers Poster and Activity Session
Keeping Safe: Lessons Learned Working with SFMC Elementary Students; NavajoRelated Math Circle Activities; Operation Cookie Jar; Folding Polygons.
Marina Ballroom FG, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers Poster and Activity Session
Keeping Safe: Lessons Learned Working with SFMC Elementary Students; What Is in that Can of Soda?; What's Up With Spot It?
Marina Ballroom FG, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers Poster and Activity Session
Research Update on Math Teachers' Circles; Operation Cookie Jar; Pool Table Geometry.
Marina Ballroom FG, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers Poster and Activity Session
{\bf Reception.}
Marina Ballroom FG, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Friday January 11, 2013, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAANSFSIAM Panel Discussion
Reporting progress: A minisymposium on mathematical modeling across the K16 curriculum.
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Richard Alo, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Ron Buckmire, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Lee Zia, NSF Division of Undergraduate Education
Peter Turner, Clarkson University and SIAM
Panelists:
Ron Buckmire,
Peter Turner,
Katherine Socha, Math for America
Jeffrey Humphreys, Brigham Young University
Rachel Levy, Harvey Mudd College 
Friday January 11, 2013, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Threetype side conditions and forcing axioms.
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Itay Neeman*, University of California, Los Angeles 
Friday January 11, 2013, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Where Have All the Zeros Gone?
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephanie Edwards, Hope College sedwards@hope.edu

2:00 p.m.
Extreme curvature of polynomials and level sets.
Stephanie Edwards*, Hope College
(1086AG535) 
2:30 p.m.
Nonreal zeros of derivatives of a class of real entire functions.
Jessalyn Bolkema*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(1086AG598) 
3:00 p.m.
Where the Critical Numbers of a Polynomial Aren't.
Matt Boelkins*, Grand Valley State University
(1086AG1317) 
3:30 p.m.
The LeeYang Theorem in probability and statistical physics.
Alexander VandenbergRodes*, UC Irvine
(1086AG2923) 
4:00 p.m.
The Zeros of Eulerian polynomials and their Multivariate Extensions.
Jim Haglund*, University of Pennsylvania
(1086AG2036)

2:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 2:15 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Mathematics Consortium Board of Directors Meeting
Malibu Room, 4th Floor, Marriott 
Friday January 11, 2013, 2:30 p.m.5:40 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Mathematics Education, I
Room 33C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Sandra Richardson, Virginia State University
Martha Byrne, University of New Mexico

2:30 p.m.
Math Transition into the Common Core Era.
Kathryn Ernie*, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
Erick Brian Hofacker, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
Sherrie Serros, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
(1086VE669) 
2:45 p.m.
Assessment of Pedagogical Content Knowledge Aligned with Common Core Standards for PreStudent Teachers.
Erick Brian Hofacker*, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
Sherrie Serros, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
Kathryn Ernie, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
(1086VE668) 
3:00 p.m.
Using a Geometry Common Core State Standard to Teach Function Transformations.
Becky E Hall*, Western Connecticut State University
(1086VE655) 
3:15 p.m.
IBL in redesign for introductory trigonometry classes.
Edward D Smith, Pima Community College
Vickey R Smith*, Pima Community College
(1086VE224) 
3:30 p.m.
Writing and using a set of IBL course notes in differential calculus.
Brian M Loft*, Sam Houston State University
(1086VE975) 
3:45 p.m.
Explorations in Counting and Divisibility: An Example for Undergraduate Mathematics.
Jathan W Austin*, Salisbury University
(1086VE1217) 
4:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A Pilot Study on the Impact of Incorporating Problems with Incorrect Solutions into Exams on Students' Understanding of Mathematical Concepts.
Manyiu Tse*, Molloy College
(1086VE1529) 
4:15 p.m.
The Passport Project for an Interactive Classroom.
Paul C Fonstad*, Franklin College
(1086VE1660) 
4:30 p.m.
Investigating Undergraduate Students' Attitudes and Achievements through Writing in Blackboard Discussion Board in College Algebra Course.
Soofia Malik*, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
Karen Traxler, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
(1086VE2322) 
4:45 p.m.
Logical Inference visavis Information Processing/linguistics.
Homer W. Austin*, Salisbury University
(1086VE2012) 
5:00 p.m.
Online Mathematics Tutoring at a Community College.
C. Adam Feldhaus*, Columbus
(1086VE1560) 
5:15 p.m.
Teacher educators' adoption of technology: Longitudinal findings from faculty teaching in a distance mathematics program.
David M Glassmeyer, University of Northern Colorado
Reshmi Nair*, University of Northern Colorado
(1086VE232) 
5:30 p.m.
Native Americanbased Mathematics Materials for Integration into Undergraduate Courses.
Charles Peter Funkhouser*, California State University Fullerton, California
Miles R Pfahl, Turtle Mountain Community College, Belcourt, ND
(1086VE726)

2:30 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
ASL Contributed Paper Session, I
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

2:30 p.m.
Constructing automorphisms of corona algebras.
Samuel Coskey*, Boise State University 
2:55 p.m.
Inverse limit reflection and the structure of $L(V_{\lambda+1})$.
Scott Cramer*, University of California, Berkeley 
3:20 p.m.
Maharam algebras.
Zikica Perovic*, Mira Costa College
Boban Velickovic, Université Paris 7 
3:45 p.m.
Friedberg numbering in Fragments of Peano Arithmetic and $\alpha$recursion theory.
Wei Li*, National University of Singapore 
4:10 p.m.
Truthtable degrees of Turing complete sets and random strings.
Rachel Epstein*, Harvard University 
4:35 p.m.
Domatic partitions of computable graphs.
Matthew Jura, Manhattan College
Tyler Markkanen*, Manhattan College
Oscar Levin, University of Northern Colorado 
5:00 p.m.
The computability of martingale convergence.
Jason Rute*, Carnegie Mellon University

2:30 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 2:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Presentations by MAA Teaching Award Recipients
Room 6C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Barbara Faires, Westminster College
Paul Zorn, St. Olaf College

2:30 p.m.
Weakness to wholeness: the struggle and the hope.
Francis Su*, Harvey Mudd College
(1086A02999) 
3:00 p.m.
Students into Mathematicians: Twentyfive years teaching at a liberal arts college for women.
Margaret Robinson*, Mount Holyoke College
(1086A03000)

2:30 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science Policy Panel Discussion
Who will pay for the papers we publish?
Room 10, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Moderators:
Don McClure, AMS
Panelists:
David Goss, The Ohio State University
Robion Kirby, University of California, Berkeley
Joachim Heinze, Springer
Organizers:
Kenneth M. Golden, University of Utah 
Friday January 11, 2013, 2:40 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Using InquiryBased Learning in Mathematics for Liberal Arts Courses, II
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Julian F. Fleron, Westfied State University
Volker Ecke, Westfield State University
Philip K. Hotchkiss, Westfield State University photchkiss@westfield.ma.edu
Christine von Renesse, Westfield State University

2:40 p.m.
Oulipo: Applying Mathematical Constraints to Poetry, Prose, Art, Dance, and More in a Mathematics for Liberal Arts classroom.
Sloan E Despeaux*, Western Carolina University
(1086R1375) 
3:00 p.m.
Exploring the Math of Celtic Knots.
Teresa E. Moore*, Ithaca College
L. Christine Kinsey, Canisius College
(1086R12328) 
3:20 p.m.
Teaching Effective Thinking.
Michael Starbird*, The Unversity of Texas at Austin
(1086R12473) 
3:40 p.m.
Dance and ribbon patterns in maypole dancing.
Volker Ecke*, Westfield State University
Christine von Renesse, Westfield State University
(1086R1983) 
4:00 p.m.
"Statistics through Baseball": The Moore Method in LiberalArts Mathematics.
E Lee May*, Salisbury University
(1086R12934) 
4:20 p.m.
Interdisciplinary Math for NonSTEM Students: Curriculum Design to Facilitate Faculty Teaching Across Disciplines.
Susan K Staats*, University of Minnesota
(1086R11495) 
4:40 p.m.
Engaging Operations Research Students with a Local Reservoir Management Problem.
Gregory Moore*, Wells College, Aurora, NY
(1086R11457)

2:40 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 2:40 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Using technology to develop mathematical understanding.
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Panelists:
Tom Dick, Oregon State University
Wade Ellis, West Valley Community College
Al Cuoco, Educational Development Center
Gail Burrill, 
Friday January 11, 2013, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #3: Part B
How to run a successful Math Circle.
Room 29C, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Sam Vandervelde, St. Lawrence University
Japheth Wood, Bard College
Amanda Katharine Serenevy, Riverbend Community Math Center 
Friday January 11, 2013, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #7: Part B
Teaching and assessing writing and presentations: Collaborative development of pedagogy.
Room 29D, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Susan Ruff, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mia Minnes, University of California, San Diego
Joel Lewis, University of Minnesota 
Friday January 11, 2013, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #11: Part B
Teaching differential equations with modeling.
Room 30A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Darryl Yong, Harvey Mudd College
Ami Radunskaya, Pomona College
Tom LoFaro, Gustavus Adolphus College
Dan Flath, Macalester College
Michael Huber, Muhlenberg College 
Friday January 11, 2013, 3:30 p.m.4:45 p.m.
MAA Session on Mentoring Graduate Students: Pathways to Success
Room 33B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jenna Price Carpenter, Louisiana Tech University jenna@coes.latech.edu
Molly Fenn, North Carolina State University

3:30 p.m.
Future Mathematics Faculty Program at UC Irvine.
Sarah E. Eichhorn*, University of California, Irvine
(1086L12903) 
3:50 p.m.
EDGEISU.
Leslie Hogben*, Iowa State University and American Institute of Mathematics
(1086L1363) 
4:10 p.m.
Preparing STEM URM Postdoctoral Associates for Faculty Positions  A Replicable Model to Increase Diversity in Faculty Ranks.
Brooke Shipley*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Manorama Khare, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1086L1989) 
4:30 p.m.
How to Develop Your Mentoring Network: Critical Skills for a LifeLong Career.
Donna J. Dean*, Association for Women in Science
Cynthia L. Simpson, Association for Women in Science
(1086L1356)

3:30 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 3:30 p.m.5:25 p.m.
MAA Session on Projects, Demonstrations, and Activities that Engage Liberal Arts Mathematics Students, II
Room 7A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sarah Mabrouk, Framingham State University smabrouk@framingham.edu

3:30 p.m.
Using Popular Culture to introduce Mathematical Ideas.
Steve Hilbert*, Ithaca College
(1086M52784) 
3:50 p.m.
A humanistic reading component for an introduction to proofs course.
Gizem Karaali*, Pomona College
(1086M561) 
4:10 p.m.
An openended project for a liberal arts mathematics course.
Ksenija SimicMuller*, Pacific Lutheran University
(1086M5716) 
4:30 p.m.
A spectrum of Values, Critical Thinking, Writing, and Social Justice activities used to engage students and to assist adjuncts in mathematics.
Jacci White*, Saint Leo University
Scott B. White, Saint Leo University
(1086M5903) 
4:50 p.m.
ServiceLearning Projects and Activities that Engage Liberal Arts Mathematics Students: Implementation and Assessments.
Morteza ShafiiMousavi*, Indiana University South Bend
Paul Kochanowski, Indiana University South Bend
(1086M5575) 
5:10 p.m.
A Plaidoyer for Boolean Algebra.
Helmut Knaust*, The University of Texas at El Paso
(1086M52685)

3:30 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Undergraduate Poster Session
Exhibit Hall B2, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Joyati Debnath, Winona State University 
Friday January 11, 2013, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Congressional Fellowship Session
Room 10, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Samuel M. Rankin III, American Mathematical Society 
Friday January 11, 2013, 5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
SIGMAA for Mathematicians in Business, Industry, and Government Business Meeting, Guest Lecture, and Reception
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

5:00 p.m.
Business meeting. 
6:00 p.m.
Is God a mathematician?
Mario Livio*, Space Telescope Science Institute
(1086A068) 
7:15 p.m.
Reception.

5:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the Web Business Meeting, Reception, and Guest Lecture
Room 1B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

5:30 p.m.
MathJax: The present and the future.
Davide Cervone*, Union College
(1086A073)

5:30 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation: Poetry Reading
All mathematical poets and those interested in mathematical poetry are invited.
Room 3, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Friday January 11, 2013, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Current issues in actuarial science education.
Room 5B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Robert Buck, Slippery Rock University
Bettye Anne Case, Florida State University
Steve Paris, Lebanon Valley College
Kevin Charlwood, Washburn University
Panelists:
Robert Buck,
Kevin Charlwood,
Jim Daniel, University of Texas at Austin 
Friday January 11, 2013, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics Reception, Business Meeting, and Guest Lecture
Room 5A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

6:30 p.m.
A guide for the perplexed: What mathematicians need to know to understand philosophers of mathematics.
Mark Balaguer*, California State University at Los Angeles
(1086A072)

6:30 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 6:00 p.m.7:15 p.m.
AWM Poster Session
Foyer, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

6:00 p.m.
Bounds on the radius of the padic Mandelbrot set.
Jacqueline Anderson*, Brown University
(10861184) 
6:00 p.m.
Constructing Graphs with No Immersion of Large Complete Graphs.
Megan E. Heenehan*, Wesleyan University
Karen L. Collins, Wesleyan University
(10860590) 
6:00 p.m.
Almost universal ternary sums of squares and $(2p+2)$gonal numbers.
Anna Haensch*, Wesleyan University
(108611124) 
6:00 p.m.
CrossCharacteristic Representations of $Sp_6(2^a)$ and Their Restrictions to Proper Subgroups.
Amanda A. Schaeffer Fry*, University of Arizona
(108620147) 
6:00 p.m.
Explicit Uniform Bounds for Preperiodic Points in Families of Twists.
Alon Levy, Brown University
Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Bianca Thompson*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(108611154) 
6:00 p.m.
Effect of stretchdependent proliferation on collective cell migration.
Tracy L. Stepien*, University of Pittsburgh
David Swigon, University of Pittsburgh
(108692161) 
6:00 p.m.
Affine pavings of Hessenberg varieties.
Martha E Precup*, University of Notre Dame
(108614164) 
6:00 p.m.
Continuity Properties of CamassaHolm Type Equations.
Katelyn J Grayshan*, University of Notre Dame
(108635186) 
6:00 p.m.
A Fast Algorithm to solve the Biharmonic equation with application to slow viscous flow.
Aditi Ghosh*, Texas A&M University, College Station
Prabir Daripa, Texas A&M University, College Station
(108635196) 
6:00 p.m.
New Combinatorial Methods for Computing the Intersection Cohomology Poincaré Polynomial for Schubert Varieties.
Jennifer A. Koonz*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(108605240) 
6:00 p.m.
Large gaps between zeros of Dedekind zetafunctions of quadratic number fields.
Caroline L. TurnageButterbaugh*, University of Mississippi
(108611243) 
6:00 p.m.
Rigidity in Topological Dynamics.
Kelly Brooke Yancey*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108637244) 
6:00 p.m.
Betti diagrams of modules over short graded Gorenstein rings.
Courtney Gibbons*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108613247) 
6:00 p.m.
A Diagrammatic Multivariate Alexander Invariant of Tangles.
Kathleen Grace Kennedy*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(108654256) 
6:00 p.m.
Generalizing traces of Frobenius for metabelian Galois representations.
Rachel M. Davis*, University of WisconsinMadison
(108611259) 
6:00 p.m.
Twisted Weyl group multiple Dirichlet series over the rational function field.
Holley A Friedlander*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(108611266) 
6:00 p.m.
Knots in thick, self avoiding random walks in 3space.
Laura Zirbel*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(108654297) 
6:00 p.m.
The cluster value problem in spaces of continuous functions.
Sofia Ortega Castillo*, Texas A&M University
(108632298) 
6:00 p.m.
Unknotting Moves of Virtual Knots.
Melanie DeVries*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(108654299) 
6:00 p.m.
Closure Properties of Stackable Groups.
Ashley Johnson*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(108620300)

6:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematical and Computational Biology Reception, Business Meeting, and Guest Lecture
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

6:00 p.m.
Reception and business meeting. 
7:00 p.m.
Modeling and calculus for the life sciences with WeBWorK computer labs.
Joseph M. Mahaffy*, San Diego State University
(1086A067)

6:00 p.m.

Friday January 11, 2013, 6:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Film Presentation
Darwin's Extra Sense.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Friday January 11, 2013, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Dramatic Presentation
Mathematically Bent Theater.
Room 6C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Colin Adams, Mobiusbandaid Players 
Friday January 11, 2013, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
AMS Mathematical Reviews Reception
Mission Hills Room, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Friday January 11, 2013, 7:45 p.m.8:35 p.m.
NAM CoxTalbot Address
The Rest of the Story.
Marina Ballroom E, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Genevieve Madeline Knight*, Coppin State University/Baltimore Maryland
(1086971211) 
Friday January 11, 2013, 8:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
MAAProject NExT Reception
All Project NExT Fellows, consultants, and other friends of Project NExT are invited.
Marina Ballroom F, 3rd Floor, Marriott
Organizers:
Julia Barnes, Western Carolina University
Judith Covington, Louisiana State University Shreveport
Matthew DeLong, Taylor University
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Saturday January 12, 2013

Saturday January 12, 2013, 
Del Mar Room, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 6:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Catalina Room, 4th Floor, Marriott 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 6:00 a.m.11:59 p.m.
Conference Suite 4, 3rd Floor, Marriott 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 7:00 a.m.8:45 a.m.
MAA Minority Chairs Breakfast
La Costa Room, 4th Floor, Marriott 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Exhibit Hall B1, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 7:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic and Functional Analysis, I
Room 31B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Mark Burgin, University of California Los Angles
Alan Krinik, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu
Randall Swift, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

7:30 a.m.
Commutants of multiplication operators and Michael selection theorem.
Arkady K Kitover*, Community College of Philadelphia
(108647306) 
8:00 a.m.
Logistic Regression Classifiers with Longitudinal Data.
Xin Zhang, Department of Statistics, University of California, Riverside, CA
Jun Li, Department of Statistics, University of California, Riverside, CA
Vance Wong, Alere Corporation, San Diego, CA
Brian Noland, Alere Corporation, San Diego, CA
Daniel Jeske*, Department of Statistics, University of California, Riverside, CA
(1086622417) 
8:30 a.m.
Sharpness Results for Duality in SegalBargmann Spaces.
William E Gryc*, Muhlenberg College
Todd Kemp, University of California, San Diego
(1086461483) 
9:00 a.m.
Minkowski nonmeasurability of recursive strings.
Rolando de Santiago*, Cal Poly Pomona
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Scott A. Roby, University of California, Riverside
John A. Rock, Cal Poly Pomona
(108628234) 
9:30 a.m.
Knot Invariants and Functional Integration.
Louis Hirsch Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(10865728) 
10:00 a.m.
The Spectral Operator and Its Applications:Quantized Riemann Zeta Function and Infinitesimal Shift of the Real Line.
Hafedh Herichi, University of California, Riverside
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of California, Riverside
(108646639) 
10:30 a.m.
What to do with Random Variables that don't have Expectations.
Mark Burgin*, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Alan C. Krinik, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, CA, 91768
(108660273)

7:30 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.8:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Global and local boundedness properties in Polish groups.
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Christian Rosendal*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(108603136) 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Algebraic and Analytic Geometry for Lowdimensional Varieties, I
Room 15A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Mika Seppala, Florida State University
Emil Volcheck, National Security Agency volcheck@acm.org

8:00 a.m.
Jacobians of limit Riemann surfaces and Kirchhoff's rules.
Peter Buser, École Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne
Eran Makover, Central Connecticut State University
Bjoern Muetzel, Université de Montpellier II
Robert Silhol, Université de Montpellier II
Mika Seppala*, University of Helsinki and Florida State University
(1086142605) 
8:30 a.m.
Conformal Automorphism Groups, Adapted Bases, and Generating Vectors.
Jane Gilman*, RurtgersNewark
(108632916) 
9:00 a.m.
Automorphisms Groups of Cyclic pgonal Riemann Surfaces.
Milagros Izquierdo*, Linköping University
Antonio F Costa, UNED
Gabriel Bartolini, Linköping University
(108614451) 
9:30 a.m.
Representations Varieties and Teichmüller Spaces of nonOrientable Surfaces.
Yahya Almalki*, Florida State University
(1086511785) 
10:00 a.m.
Efficient arithmetic on Jacobians of genus 2 curves.
Craig Costello*, Microsoft Research
(1086141803) 
10:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED:Surface Singularities and Jacobian Problem.
Shreeram S. Abhyankar*, Purdue University
(108614950)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Creating a Professional Community of Math Teachers K20, II
Room 32B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Patrick Callahan, University of California Los Angeles
William McCallum, University of Arizona
Kristin Umland, University of New Mexico umland@math.unm.edu

8:00 a.m.
A qualitative look at the coinstructional model of the Intel Math professional development program for K8 teachers.
Diana White*, University of Colorado Denver
(1086972736) 
8:30 a.m.
Opportunities for mathematicians to work with K12 teachers.
Michael Nakamaye*, University of New Mexico
(108697449) 
9:00 a.m.
Communities of Problem Solvers.
J Brian Conrey*, American Institute of Mathematics
(1086971690) 
9:30 a.m.
Developing and Sustaining Professional Communities of Teachers around Mathematical Content and Student Intellectual Need.
Guershon Harel*, University of California, San Diego
(1086971679) 
10:00 a.m.
Mathematics Classroom Coaching in Grades K8.
Elizabeth A. Burroughs*, Montana State University
(108697326) 
10:30 a.m.
The Louisiana Math and Science Teacher Community.
James J Madden*, Louisiana State Univeristy
Frank Neubrander, Louisiana State Univeristy
(108697167)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Dirac and Laplace Operators in Global Analysis and Geometry, I
Room 32A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ken Richardson, Texas Christian University k.richardson@tcu.edu
Igor Prokhorenkov, Texas Christian University

8:00 a.m.
Renormalized Integrals and a Path Integral Formula for the Heat Kernel on a Manifold.
Christian Bär*, Univ. of Potsdam, Germany
(1086581716) 
9:00 a.m.
Witten's perturbation on strata.
Jesús A. Álvarez López*, University of Santiago de Compostela
Manuel Calaza, University of Santiago de Compostela
(108658498) 
10:00 a.m.
Transversal Witten deformations on Riemannian foliations.
Igor Prokhorenkov*, Texas Christian University
Ken Richardson, Texas Christian University
(1086582850) 
10:30 a.m.
The essential spectrum of the Laplacian on open manifolds.
Nelia Charalambous*, University of Cyprus
Zhiqin Lu, University of California at Irvine
(1086581734)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Environmental Mathematics: Evaluate the Past Climate Changes and Model the Future Climate Variations, II
Room 9, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Philip Arkin, University of Maryland
Samuel Shen, San Diego State University shen@math.sdsu.edu
Thomas Smith, University of Maryland
Guang Zhang, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego

8:00 a.m.
Precipitation Reconstructions from Historical and Modern Data.
Thomas M. Smith*, NOAA/NESDIS/STAR/SCSB & CICS, ESSIC, College Park
Samuel Shen, San Diego State Univ.
Phillip Arkin, CICS, ESSIC, U. Maryland, College Park
Li Ren, CICS, ESSIC, U. Maryland, College Park
(1086001315) 
8:30 a.m.
Diagnosing Variabilities/Changes in Global Precipitation Patterns during 19792010 Using SatelliteBased Measurements.
Guojun Gu*, ESSIC, University of Maryland College Park
Robert F. Adler, ESSIC, University of Maryland College park
(1086861377) 
9:00 a.m.
Advances and Opportunities for Mathematical Treatment of Paleoclimate Reconstructions.
Eugene R. Wahl*, NOAA/NESDIS/National Climatic Data Center/Paleoclimate Branch
(1086921197) 
9:30 a.m.
Forward and inverse modeling of the nonlinear relationship between treering width and climate.
S. E. TolwinskiWard*, Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences, National Center for Atmospheric Research
M. P. Tingley, Harvard University
M. N. Evans, University of Maryland
D. W. Nychka, Institute for Mathematics Applied to Geosciences, National Center for Atmospheric Research
(108662123) 
10:00 a.m.
Deducing anthropogenic global warming trend.
KaKit Tung*, University of Washington
(108686384) 
10:30 a.m.
Trends, hottest and coldest years, climate regimes, decadal variations, and uncertainties of the United States temperature and precipitation since 1895.
Samuel S Shen*, San Diego State University
(108686360)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractional, Hybrid, and Stochastic Dynamic Systems with Applications, II
Room 30E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
John Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Gangaram S. Ladde, University of South Florida
Aghalaya Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette vatsala@louisiana.edu

8:00 a.m.
Positive solutions of fractional differential equations with bounded linear functional boundary conditions.
Johnny Henderson, Department of Mathematics, Baylor University
Xueyan (Sherry) Liu*, Department of Mathematics, Baylor University
(1086341055) 
8:30 a.m.
Matching Method for Nodal Solutions of MultiPoint Boundary Value Problems.
Qingkai Kong*, Northern Illinois University
Thomas E. St. George, Northern Illinois University
(1086341044) 
9:00 a.m.
Stochastic Models in Organ Transplantation.
Kumer Pial Das*, Lamar University and SAMSI
(1086602265) 
9:30 a.m.
Energy Methods for Dynamic Stochastic Models of Social Networks.
Jagdish Chandra*, The George Washington University
G.S. Ladde, University of South Florida
(1086341859) 
10:00 a.m.
Numerical Methods for Fractional Differential Equations Via Generalized Monotone Method.
Aghalaya S Vatsala*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Sowmya Muniswamy, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Donna Sue Stutson, Xavier University of Louisiana
(1086341007) 
10:30 a.m.
A Numerical Example for the One Dimensional Caputo Fractional Wave Equation using the Representative Solution and the Generalized Monotone Method.
Donna S. Stutson*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(1086352418)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Patterns in Permutations and Words, I
Room 14B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jeffrey Liese, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Brian K. Miceli, Trinity University bmiceli@trinity.edu
Jeffrey Remmel, University of California, San Diego

8:00 a.m.
The most and the least avoided consecutive patterns.
Sergi Elizalde*, Dartmouth College
(108605541) 
8:30 a.m.
Upper bounds for the StanleyWilf limit of 1324.
Anders Claesson*, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde
Vít Jelínek, Computer Science Institute, Charles University
Einar Steingrímsson, Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of Strathclyde
(1086052049) 
9:00 a.m.
New upper bounds for permutations avoiding 1324 and other extremal patterns.
Miklos Bona*, University of Florida
(108605991) 
9:30 a.m.
The Permutation Poset, its Möbius Function and Topology.
Einar Steingrimsson*, University of Strathclyde
(1086052040) 
10:00 a.m.
Subclasses of the separable permutations.
M. D. Atkinson, University of Otago
Michael H. Albert, University of Otago
Vincent Vatter*, University of Florida
(1086051930) 
10:30 a.m.
Recent Progress on the Shuffle Conjecture.
Adriano M. Garsia*, University of California San Diego
(1086051455)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, III
Room 8, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Bernard Brooks, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jobby Jacob, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jacqueline JensenVallin, Slippery Rock University
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Darren Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Prisoner Reform Programs, and their Impact on Recidivism.
Brenda M. Jaurrieta, Bryn Mawr College
Wilson E. Alvarez, University of Puerto Rico
Itelhomme Fene, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Kimberly Gutstein*, Humboldt State University
Diego Chowell, Arizona State University
Anuj Mubayi, Northeastern Illinois University
Luis Melara, Shippensburg University
(1086341877) 
8:30 a.m.
Visualizing optimal transportation maps.
Otis Chodosh, Stanford University
Vishesh Jain, Stanford University
Michael Lindsey*, Stanford University
Lyuboslav Panchev, Stanford University
Yanir A. Rubinstein, University of Maryland
(108628496) 
9:00 a.m.
On the discontinuity of optimal transportation maps.
Otis Chodosh, Stanford University
Vishesh Jain, Stanford University
Michael Lindsey, Stanford University
Lyuboslav Panchev*, Stanford University
Yanir A. Rubinstein, University of Maryland
(108635497) 
9:30 a.m.
Convex Inversion for Parameter Identification in Saddle Point Problems with an Application to the Inverse Problem of Predicting Tumor Location.
B. Jadamba, Rochester Institute of Technology
A. A. Khan, Rochester Institute of Technology
M. Sama, Universidad Nacional de Educacion a Distancia
B. Winkler*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1086492315) 
10:00 a.m.
Equation Error Approach for the Inverse Problem of Tumor Identification.
Erin R Crossen*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Akhtar Khan, Rochester Institute of Technology
Baasansuren Jadamba, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1086652435) 
10:30 a.m.
An Examination of Equilibria in the MultiSite Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma.
G. Alex McClain*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1086912361)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Combinatorics, I
Room 16B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Alexander Engström, Aalto University
Steven Klee, University of California, Davis klee@math.ucdavis.edu
Matthew Stamps, Aalto University

8:00 a.m.
The toppling ideal and its minimal free resolution.
John Wilmes*, University of Chicago
(1086051579) 
8:30 a.m.
Colorful and HigherDimensional Extensions in Simplicial Complexes.
Matthias Beck, SFSU
Felix Breuer, SFSU
Yvonne Suzanne Kemper*, UC Davis
(1086051630) 
9:00 a.m.
Enumerating cellular colorings, orientations, tensions and flows.
Matthias Beck, San Francisco State University
Felix Breuer, San Francisco State University
Logan Godkin, University of Kansas
Jeremy L. Martin*, University of Kansas
(1086051886) 
9:30 a.m.
Max flow min cut in higher dimensions.
Art M. Duval*, University of Texas at El Paso
Caroline J. Klivans, Brown University
Jeremy L. Martin, University of Kansas
(1086052353) 
10:00 a.m.
Conjectures on some vector bundles associated to matroids.
Andrew Berget*, University of Washington
(1086051565) 
10:30 a.m.
Homotopy type of a noncommutative analogue for Young's lattice.
Heather Dye, McKendree University
Patricia Hersh*, North Carolina State University
Karola Meszaros, Cornell University
Bridget Tenner, Depaul University
(108605682)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Understanding Planet Earth via Reaction Diffusion Equations, I
Room 30C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jerome Goddard, II, Auburn University, Montgomery jgoddard@aum.edu
Eun Kyung Lee, Pusan National University, Korea
Junping Shi, College of William and Mary
Ratnasingham Shivaji, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

8:00 a.m.
A uniqueness result for a singular nonlinear eigenvalue problem.
A Castro, Harvey Mudd
Eunkyung Ko, Mississippi State University
R Shivaji*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(1086352561) 
8:30 a.m.
Resonance results on the Fucik Spectrum.
Stephen B Robinson*, Wake Forest University
Pavel Drabek, University of West Bohemia
Quinn Morris, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(1086352285) 
9:00 a.m.
Singular solutions for superlinear elliptic equations.
Jose Caicedo, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Alfonso Castro*, Harvey Mudd College
Victor Ardila, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
(1086351772) 
9:30 a.m.
Semipositone Problems on Exterior Domains.
Lakshmi S Kalappattil*, Mississippi State University
(108635321) 
10:00 a.m.
Three solutions theorem for radial solution of pLaplacian problem on Exterior domain.
Eun Kyoung Lee*, Pusan National University
SeongUk Kim, University of Alabama at Birmingham
YongHoon Lee, Pusan National University
(1086351675) 
10:30 a.m.
Continua of local minimizers in a non smooth model of phase transitions.
Pavel Drabek*, NTIS, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Czech Republic
(108635982)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Writing, Talking, and Sharing Mathematics
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Paul Zorn, St. Olaf College zorn@stolaf.edu

8:00 a.m.
Exposing and Expositing Math to the Public: Two Paths.
Dana Mackenzie*, Freelance Writer
(1086AH2481) 
8:30 a.m.
First Things First: The Art of the Opening.
Barry Cipra*, Northfield, Minnesota
(1086AH2368) 
9:00 a.m.
My Huffington Post Blog.
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
(1086AH463) 
9:30 a.m.
Mathematics, Meaning, and Misunderstanding.
Gerald B. Folland*, University of Washington
(1086AH1058) 
10:00 a.m.
Can an Art Show Teach Mathematics?
Frank A. Farris*, Santa Clara University
(1086AH2363) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion.

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on qseries in Mathematical Physics and Combinatorics, I
Room 14A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Mourad Ismail, University of Central Florida mourad.eh.ismail@gmail.com

8:00 a.m.
Cayley's partition identity.
Igor Pak*, Los Angeles
(108605562) 
8:30 a.m.
The smallest parts partition function.
F. G. Garvan*, University of Florida
(1086111776) 
9:00 a.m.
Euler's partition theorem with upper bounds on multiplicities.
William Y. C. Chen, Nankai University
Ae Ja Yee*, Penn State University
Albert J. W. Zhu, Nankai University
(1086051445) 
9:30 a.m.
Towards a Complete Characterization of Prime Divisibility Properties of the Restricted Partition Function $p(n,m)$.
James Brandt Kronholm*, Juniata College
(1086111383) 
10:00 a.m.
Generators of the $q$Brownian motion.
Michael Anshelevich*, Texas A&M University
(108646607) 
10:30 a.m.
Moments of AskeyWilson polynomials.
Jang Soo Kim*, University of Minnesota
(108605904)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSAWM Special Session on the Brauer Group in Algebra and Geometry, II
Room 15B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Asher Auel, Emory University auel@mathcs.emory.edu
Kelly McKinnie, University of Montana
V. Suresh, Emory University

8:00 a.m.
Generating the Brauer Group of the function field of a padic curve with cyclic algebras.
Eric Brussel, California Polytechnic State University
Kelly McKinnie*, University of Montana
Eduardo Tengan, Universidade de São Paulo, Inst. de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação
(1086162667) 
8:30 a.m.
The Brauer group of the function field of a curve over a complete discrete valuation ring.
Eric Brussel*, California Polytechnic State University/Emory University
(1086161180) 
9:00 a.m.
Azumaya maximal orders do not always exist.
Benjamin Antieau*, UCLA
Ben Williams, USC
(108614980) 
9:30 a.m.
Homogeneous Spaces over Function Fields of Dimension Two.
Yi Zhu*, University of Utah
(1086141177) 
10:00 a.m.
Splitting dimension and symbol length in Galois cohomology.
Daniel R Krashen*, University of Georgia
(1086122020) 
10:30 a.m.
Finite $u$ Invariant and Bounds on Cohomology Symbol Lengths.
David J Saltman*, CCRPrinceton
(108612761)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on the Mathematics of Natural Resource Modeling, II
Room 17B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Shandelle Henson, Andrews University henson@andrews.edu
Catherine A. Roberts, College of the Holy Cross

8:00 a.m.
Role of time scales in the response of ecological populations to time varying resources.
Alan Hastings*, University of California, Davis
(1086921253) 
8:30 a.m.
Pollen limitation in plants: Ecological and evolutionary perspectives.
Sebastian J Schreiber*, University of California, Davis
Jay Rosenheim, University of California, Davis
Lawrence Harder, University of Calgary
Neal Williams, University of California, Davis
(1086922423) 
9:00 a.m.
Towards modelfree ecosystem management.
Stephan B Munch*, SWFSC, NOAA
Ethan Deyle, SIO, UCSD
Charles Perretti, SIO, UCSD
George Sugihara, SIO, UCSD
(1086921794) 
9:30 a.m.
Potential impact of climate change on dengue and its mosquito vector, Aedes albopictus: A mechanistic modeling approach.
Richard A Erickson*, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Stephen B. Cox, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Katharine Hayhoe, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Linda J.S. Allen, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Kevin R. Long, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Steven M. Presley, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
(108692474) 
10:00 a.m.
A diamond food web model with one predator two preys and one nutrient resource.
LihIng W Roeger*, Texas Tech University
SzeBi Hsu, National TsingHua University
(108692507) 
10:30 a.m.
Disease Dynamics with Behavioral Driven Contact Transmission Rates.
Ben R. Morin, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University
Eli Fenichel, School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Yale University
Carlos CastilloChavez*, Mathematical and Computational Modeling Sciences Center, Arizona State University
(1086921977)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on the Theory and Applications of Differential Equations on Graphs, I
Room 30D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sergei Avdonin, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Jonathan Bell, University of Maryland, Baltimore County jbell@umbc.edu

8:00 a.m.
An application of Parabolic PDEs on graphs.
Suzanne Lenhart*, U of Tennessee, Knoxville and NIMBIoS
Sergei Avdonin, U of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Jason Bintz, U of Tennessee, Knoxville
(108635961) 
8:30 a.m.
Population persistence in river networks.
Robert Carlson*, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Jonathan Sarhad, University of California Riverside
Kurt Anderson, University of California Riverside
(108635673) 
9:30 a.m.
Nodal count of eigenfunctions as index of instability.
Gregory Berkolaiko*, Texas A&M University
(1086521161) 
10:30 a.m.
Population Persistence In River Networks Using Quantum Graphs.
Jonathan J. Sarhad*, Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside
Robert C. Carlson, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Kurt E. Anderson, Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside
(1086922483)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Applied Mathematics and Modeling I
Room 31C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
A surfacetensionbased approach to the elimination of cracktip singularities in fracture mechanics.
Anna Zemlyanova*, Texas A&M University
(108674314) 
8:15 a.m.
Dynamic buckling of elastic materials.
Qichuan Bai*, Penn State University
Andrew Belmonte, Penn State University
Qiang Du, Penn State University
(1086742074) 
8:30 a.m.
Research on estimating the overall behavior of heterogeneous composites based on HashinShtrikman variational principle and its applications.
Hyunsun Lee*, Hawaii Pacific University
(1086741084) 
8:45 a.m.
A Discrete, Compact, Matrix, SpaceTime Representation  An Example.
Michael G. Dombroski*, Los Angeles City College
(1086811848) 
9:00 a.m.
On the limitations of Kummer's function in heat transfer problems.
Antonio Mastroberardino*, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
(1086762448) 
9:15 a.m.
A Markov chain approach to renormalization group transformations.
Mei Yin*, University of Texas at Austin
(108682294) 
9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Localization for a NonMonotone AndersonType Model.
Jacob W Chapman*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Günter Stolz, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(108682802) 
9:45 a.m.
Amplitude Death Solutions for Stabilization of DC Microgrids with Instantaneous ConstantPower Loads.
Stanley R Huddy*, Clarkson University
Joseph D Skufca, Clarkson University
(1086932280) 
10:00 a.m.
Robust Geometric Structure from High Dimensional Data using Sparse LLE.
Lori Beth Ziegelmeier*, Colorado State University
Michael Kirby, Colorado State University
Chris Peterson, Colorado State University
(1086581864) 
10:15 a.m.
Controllability of Second order Neutral Functional Differential Inclusion with Infinite DelayA Theoritical and a Numerical Approach.
Dimplekumar N Chalishajar*, Virginia Military Institute, Mallory Hall, Lexington, VA 24450
(108693288) 
10:30 a.m.
Trichotomous Markov Noise and Dynamic instability of microtubules in three states.
Shantia Yarahmadian*, Mississippi State University
(1086921442) 
10:45 a.m.
Meshless Simulations of Space Charge Effect in Field Emission from a Nanowire.
Guangming Yao*, Department of Mathematics, Clarkson University, 8 Clarkson Ave, Potsdam, NY, 136995815, USA.
(1086351012)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Assessing the Effectiveness of Online Homework
Room 5B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jason Aubrey, University of Missouri aubreyja@missouri.edu
John Travis, Mississippi College
Joanne Peeples, El Paso Community College

8:00 a.m.
Using Online Homework and Data Mining to Assess Student Learning in Mathematics Courses.
Michael B. Scott*, Cal State Monterey Bay
(1086C12625) 
8:20 a.m.
The Impact of WebWork and Interleaving on Student Learning and Attitudes.
James S Rolf*, Yale University
(1086C12621) 
8:40 a.m.
A preliminary report on using WeBWorK in assessment of student learning outcomes.
Anneke Bart*, Saint Louis University
(1086C1920) 
9:00 a.m.
Using WebAssign for Homework and Testing in Precalculus: Assessment of Student Performance.
Lisa Townsley*, University of Georgia
(1086C11590) 
9:20 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED:Experimenting with MyMathLab.
Samer S Habre*, Lebanese American University
(1086C12240) 
9:40 a.m.
Leveraging Features of Online Homework and Measuring Student Performance.
Dianna J. Spence*, North Georgia College & State University
Sherry L. Hix, North Georgia College & State University
(1086C11988) 
10:00 a.m.
Using Online Homework to Track Students' Progress.
Rodica Cazacu*, Georgia College
(1086C11798) 
10:20 a.m.
Integrating eText in online assessment platforms.
Giorgi Shonia*, Ohio University Lancaster
(1086C11625) 
10:40 a.m.
Student Learning Outcomes in General Studes Mathematics: A Comparison of Online and FacetoFace.
Jennifer S. Hegeman*, Missouri Western State University
(1086C1647)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Brownian Motion and Stochastic Processes
Room 31A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
Sharp estimates on the Green functions of perturbations of subordinate Brownian motions in bounded $\kappa$fat open sets.
Hyunchul Park*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
Panki Kim, Seoul National Universtiy  South Korea
Renming Song, UIUC
(1086601127) 
8:15 a.m.
Smoothness Properties of the Law of Brownian Motion in Certain Infinite Dimensional Spaces.
Daniel Dobbs*, University of Virginia
(1086601816) 
8:30 a.m.
Limit Distributions of Random Walks on Stochastic Matrices.
Santanu Chakraborty*, UTPA, Edinburg, Texas
Arunava Mukherjea, UTPA, Edinburg, Texas
(1086601341) 
8:45 a.m.
Using a dyadic decomposition of the time until diffusion densities overlap to define a new diffusion distance.
Maxim J. Goldberg, Ramapo College of NJ
Seonja Kim*, Montvale, NJ
(1086601476) 
9:00 a.m.
Fractional Pearson Diffusion.
Nikolai N. Leonenko, Cardiff University
Mark M. Meerschaert, Michigan State University
Alla Sikorskii*, Michigan State University
(108660289) 
9:15 a.m.
Fast and Exact Simulation for the CIR processes.
Liqing Yan*, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
(1086602105) 
9:30 a.m.
Path Properties of Jump Processes having Nondegenerate Jumping Kernals.
Brian M. Whitehead*, Eastern Connecticut State University
(108660539) 
9:45 a.m.
A Systematic Lyapunov Construction for Proving NoiseInduced Stabilization.
Tiffany Nicole Kolba*, Valparaiso University
(1086602064) 
10:00 a.m.
Denoising a long locally dependent binary signal sequence: multipletesting with approximate posteriorlikelihood.
Zhiyi Chi, University of Connecticut
Sairam Rayaprolu*, University of Connecticut
(1086622078) 
10:15 a.m.
Diffusivity in multiple scattering systems.
Timothy Chumley*, Washington University in St. Louis
(1086602697) 
10:30 a.m.
Widder's theorem for symmetric local Dirichlet forms.
Nathaniel Eldredge*, Cornell University
Laurent SaloffCoste, Cornell University
(1086601648) 
10:45 a.m.
Note on the almost periodic stochastic BevertonHolt equation.
Paul H Bezandry*, Howard University
(1086601782)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Communicating Mathematics, III
Room 33A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Brian Katz, Augustana College briankatz@augustana.edu
Elizabeth Thoren, University of California Santa Barbara

8:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The Great Spline Mystery.
Michelle L Ghrist*, U.S. Air Force Academy
James S Rolf, Yale University
(1086D12498) 
8:20 a.m.
Examples on the use of communications in teaching college algebra as an honors course.
A. S. Elkhader*, Northern State University
(1086D1969) 
8:40 a.m.
How does giving oral presentations and typing up all assignments help students?
YuJu Kuo*, Indiana University of Pennsylviana
(1086D11523) 
9:00 a.m.
Using Large Surfaces to Enhance Students' Communication Skills.
Patricia Hale*, Cal Poly Pomona
(1086D12908) 
9:20 a.m.
Improving communication skills through studentproduced videos.
Vicky L Klima*, Appalachian State University
(1086D11614) 
9:40 a.m.
Videotaping as a Means to Improve Students' Oral Communication Skills.
Lesley W. Wiglesworth*, Centre College
(1086D12495) 
10:00 a.m.
Using a Blog to Allow Proof Revisions.
Hannah R Robbins*, Roanoke College
(1086D1783) 
10:20 a.m.
Benefits of Collaborative Writing for Learning.
Matthew Wright*, Huntington University
(1086D1489) 
10:40 a.m.
Using Turing Machines to Level the Playing Field in a Math for Liberal Arts Course.
McKenzie Russell Lamb*, Ripon College
(1086D12677)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
AMS Session on Lie Algebras and Algebraic and Lie Groups
Room 13, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
Components of Springer Fibers for the Exceptional Groups $G_2$ and $F_4$.
Brandon Samples*, Georgia College & State University
(1086222536) 
8:15 a.m.
A combinatorial characterization of Severi varieties over arbitrary fields (joint work with H. Van Maldeghem).
Jeroen Schillewaert*, University of California San Diego
(1086512054) 
8:30 a.m.
The talk by Tevian Dray was moved to the AMS Special Session on Lie Algebras, Algebraic Transformation Groups, and Representation Theory, II, at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday in slot #777 
8:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Dade's Ordinary Conjecture (DOC) for the Finite Special Unitary Groups.
Katherine Anne Bird*, Northeastern Illinois University Chicago
(108620258) 
9:00 a.m.
Moufang sets of finite Morley rank with little projective groups of odd type.
Joshua Wiscons*, Universität Münster
(1086201022) 
9:15 a.m.
Homomorphisms of general linear groups.
Marcos Zyman*, The City University of New YorkBMCC
(1086202324) 
9:30 a.m.
Derived Symplectic Resolutions.
Jeremy Pecharich*, Mount Holyoke College
(1086142824) 
9:45 a.m.
Low dimension Lie algebra dimension reduction by modding by the center.
Firas Y Hindeleh*, Grand Valley State University
Kermit L Sharp, Grand Valley State University
Nick C Benthem, Grand Valley State University
(1086221154) 
10:00 a.m.
Representation Growth Using a Constructive Method.
Shannon Ezzat*, Sydney, Nova Scotia
(1086202371)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Linear Algebra and Applications
Room 17A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
A proof of Crouzeix's conjecture for a class of matrices.
Daeshik Choi*, University of Washington
(108615660) 
8:15 a.m.
On almost normal matrices.
Tyler J. Moran*, The College of William and Mary
Ilya M. Spitkovsky, The College of William and Mary
(1086151633) 
8:30 a.m.
Characterizations of Leonard Pairs.
Edward D. Hanson*, University of WisconsinMadison
(1086152304) 
8:45 a.m.
Traces of matrix products.
John R Greene*, University of Minnesota Duluth
(1086152366) 
9:00 a.m.
An Extension of Yang's Product Construction of Hadamard Matrices.
Michael T Zowada*, Northern Arizona University
(1086152835) 
9:15 a.m.
Nonunique Factorizations of Square Matrices.
James E Gossell*, University of Central Missouri
(1086151936) 
9:30 a.m.
A Multiplicative Determinant for $2^m$Dimensional Matrices.
Paul Sundheim*, University of Wisconsin
(1086151629) 
9:45 a.m.
Pivoting Strategies in Sparse Gaussian Eliminations done mod p and their Impact upon Various Computer Algebra Tasks.
Gregory V Bard*, University of WisconsinStout
Miles Crocker, University of WisconsinStout
(1086152905) 
10:00 a.m.
On Sharp Frame Diagonalization.
Fumiko Futamura*, Southwestern University
Kendall Richards, Southwestern University
Rick Denman, Southwestern University
(1086151372) 
10:15 a.m.
Maximum Robustness and Surgery of Frames in Finite Dimensions.
Martin S Copenhaver, Georgia Institute of Technology
Yeonhyang Kim, Central Michigan University
Cortney Logan, Stonehill College
Kyanne Mayfield, University of Portland
Sivaram K. Narayan*, Central Michigan University
Jonathan Sheperd, University of Notre Dame
(1086151563) 
10:30 a.m.
A Multilinear Algebra Approach to Facial Recognition.
Sarah K. Weissberger*, James Madison University
Jacob J. Rhodes, James Madison University
Carla D. Martin, James Madison University
(10861544) 
10:45 a.m.
Flag Mean of Generalized Grassmann Manifold Points.
Justin Dickinson Marks*, Air Force Institute of Technology
(1086152475)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Research in Applied Mathematics, III
Room 33B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Salam Khan, Alabama A&M University
Eric Ruggieri, Duquesne University

8:00 a.m.
Fitting and Analysis of the Distribution Function of Relaxation Times for the Polarization Estimation Inverse Problem for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells.
Robert Simpson Baker*, Arizona State University
(1086VL2743) 
8:15 a.m.
Applying the Role of Differential Identities as an Efficient Tool for Understanding Symmetries and Conservation Laws in Dynamical Systems.
Eugene S. Li*, Montgomery College
Gerald Katzin, North Carolina State University
(1086VL2356) 
8:30 a.m.
Reconstruction of Optical Coherence Tomography Images using Inpainting.
Sridevi Pudipeddi*, Normandale College, Bloomington, MN
Ravishankar Chityala, Minnesota Supercomputing Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Robert Jones, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
(1086VL2335) 
8:45 a.m.
Differential Equations for the Construction of Novel Kernels in Machine Learning.
Alexandra V Pasi*, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT
Richard Wellman, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT
(1086VL2196) 
9:00 a.m.
Rigorous Computation of Stokes Constant in problems with parameters.
Heather Rosenblatt*, The Ohio State University
Xing Liu, The Ohio State University
Hyejin Park, The Ohio State University
Saleh Tanveer, The Ohio State University
(1086VL1923) 
9:15 a.m.
Mean Exit Time as a Metric of Ecological Stability in Stochastic LotkaVolterra Models.
Seth D. Haney*, University of San Diego
Matthew Cattivera, University of San Diego
Adam Siepielski, University of San Diego
(1086VL1733) 
9:30 a.m.
Global Asymptotic Stability of DensityDependent AgeStructured PlantSeed Bank Models.
Eric Alan Eager*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
(1086VL957) 
9:45 a.m.
Direct numerical approach for solving FalknerScan Equations.
Ramanjit K Sahi*, Austin Peay State University
Samuel Jator, Austin Peay State University
Noureen Khan, The University of North Texas at Dallas
(1086VL588) 
10:00 a.m.
A Game Theoretic Approach to Communication Security.
Assane Gueye*, National Institute of Standards and Technology
(1086VL2950) 
10:15 a.m.
Haar Waveletlike Analysis with MRA Method Extended to Fractals.
MyungSin Song*, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
(1086VL759) 
10:30 a.m.
Design of polyphase sequences with sparse disjoint support discrete Fourier transform.
Andrzej K Brodzik*, The MITRE Corporation
(1086VL1467)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Experiences in Business, Industry, and Government
Room 5A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Carla D. Martin, James Madison University martincd@jmu.edu
Phil Gustafson, Mesa State College
Michael Monticino, University of North Texas

8:00 a.m.
Applying Mathematical Tools in Public Policy: Opportunities at the Intersection of Mathematics and Policy.
Salaeha Shariff, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Eric Bone*, U.S. Department of State
Sonja Sandberg, Framingham State College
(1086J52476) 
8:20 a.m.
The automated scoring of constructedresponse mathematics test questions: Why humans sometimes disagree with the computer.
James H Fife*, Educational Testing Service
(1086J5577) 
8:40 a.m.
Bank Capital Models and Bivariate Normal Probability Calculations.
Dale T Smith*, Fiserv., Risk & Compliance
(1086J580) 
9:00 a.m.
Increasing efficiency is forwardpicking in largescale military warehouse.
Ashok K Deb*, U.S. Military Academy
David Gohlich, U.S. Military Academy
(1086J51792) 
9:20 a.m.
Balancing Research Interests with Project Goals at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
Bonita V Saunders*, National Institute of Standards & Technology
(1086J51946) 
9:40 a.m.
Making Mathematics "Real" for Students.
Joy Lind*, University of Sioux Falls
Darren Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1086J5373) 
10:00 a.m.
The Greatest Scientific Achievements of The Hubble Space Telescope.
Mario Livio*, Space Telescope Science Institute
(1086J5378) 
10:20 a.m.
Modeling Terrorist Activities.
William P. Fox*, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA 93943
(1086J5580) 
10:40 a.m.
Math in the City: Integrating the Classroom and Applications in the Local Community.
Petronela Radu, University of NebraskaLincoln
Sandeep Holay, Southeast Community College
Joe Geisbauer*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1086J52594)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Touch It, Feel It, Learn It: Tactile Learning Activities in the Undergraduate Mathematics Classroom, II
Room 7A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jessica M. Libertini, University of Rhode Island jessica@jhu.edu
Julie Barnes, Western Carolina University

8:00 a.m.
Tactile Activities to Enhance Learning in Algebra and Trigonometry.
Angela Hare*, Messiah College
(1086P5795) 
8:20 a.m.
Functions at the Club.
Mike Long*, Shippensburg University
(1086P52382) 
8:40 a.m.
Engaging Calculus Students with Tactile Learning Activities.
Cayla D McBee*, Providence College
(1086P5880) 
9:00 a.m.
Keychain Ziplines: A practical way to study velocity in the calculus classroom.
Audrey Malagon*, Virginia Wesleyan College
Lisa Driskell, Colorado Mesa University
(1086P52271) 
9:20 a.m.
Handson Calculus Using 3D Paper Models.
Shelly Smith*, Grand Valley State University
(1086P51994) 
9:40 a.m.
Developing Riemann Sums via a Paper Shredder.
Carolyn Yackel*, Mercer University
(1086P5571) 
10:00 a.m.
Modeling Bodies of Revolution in Calculus.
Zachary A. Kudlak*, Mount Saint Mary College
(1086P5978) 
10:20 a.m.
Using the Pottery Wheel to Explore Topics in Calculus.
Elin R Smith*, Kenyon College
Marie A Snipes, Kenyon College
(1086P52425) 
10:40 a.m.
Visualizing Multivariable Calculus with paper, PlayDoh®, blocks and CalcPlot3Dgenerated models.
Monica M VanDieren*, Robert Morris University
(1086P51867)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Trends in Undergraduate Mathematical Biology Education, I
Room 3, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Timothy D. Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu

8:00 a.m.
Improving the quantitative skills of life science majors at California State University Los Angeles.
Silvia Heubach*, California State University Los Angeles
Elizabeth Torres, California State University Los Angeles
(1086Q52003) 
8:20 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Developing a Calculus Course for the Natural and Physical Sciences.
Lisa Rogers*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(1086Q51963) 
8:40 a.m.
Integrated Quantitative Science at the University of Richmond.
Lester Caudill*, University of Richmond
(1086Q52523) 
9:00 a.m.
Pairing A First Year Modeling Course with Introductory Biology.
David Karl Ruch*, Metropolitan State University of Denver
Joanne Odden, Dept of Biology, Metropolitan State University of Denver
(1086Q5526) 
9:20 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling for Biology.
Glenn Ledder*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1086Q52276) 
9:40 a.m.
Capturing the Imagination of Freshmen and Sophomore Math and Biology Majors Through Research Experiences.
Sophia Jang, Texas Tech University
Nancy McIntyre, Texas Tech University
G. Brock Williams*, Texas Tech University
(1086Q52843) 
10:00 a.m.
UBM Group Seminar Discussions: Grappling with Issues beyond the Curriculum.
D. Brian Walton*, James Madison University
(1086Q52512) 
10:20 a.m.
More Student Research Projects with Biological Models Using Impulsive Differential Equations.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
(1086Q5712) 
10:40 a.m.
The ups and downs of interdisciplinary collaboration: undergraduate research experiences in math and biology.
Faun C. C. Doherty*, Washington and Jefferson College
(1086Q5231)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Walks on Graphs and Networks
Room 12, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
The Chinese Postman Problem in regular graphs of odd degree.
Suil O*, College of William and Mary
Douglas B West, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1086052452) 
8:15 a.m.
Hamiltonian Walks in Graphs.
Ping Zhang*, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan University
(1086051390) 
8:30 a.m.
TimeInhomogeneous Quantum Walks.
Angelica Rae Deibel*, Arizona State University
Kevin Schwenkler, Hampshire College
Laura Veith, University of Washington
Yevgeniy Kovchegov, Oregon State University
(1086812528) 
8:45 a.m.
Inhomogeneous Quantum Walks.
Kevin Schwenkler*, Hampshire College
Angelica Deibel, Arizona State University
Laura Veith, University of Washington
Yevgeniy Kovchegov, Oregon State University
(1086601839) 
9:00 a.m.
Advances in edge Nim on graphs.
Lindsay A Erickson*, Concordia College
Warren E Shreve, North Dakota State University
(108605542) 
9:15 a.m.
On 1  2 Graph Achievement Games.
Curtis Clark*, Morehouse College
(1086052589) 
9:30 a.m.
Collisions of Independent Random Walks on Graphs.
Aaron M Montgomery*, University of Oregon
(1086602144) 
9:45 a.m.
Random Lights Out Processes on Graphs.
Jacob T Hughes*, University of California, San Diego
(1086051130) 
10:00 a.m.
Deterministic Walks with Choice.
Katy E Beeler*, Wake Forest University
Kenneth S Berenhaut, Wake Forest University
(1086052090) 
10:15 a.m.
Counting Backtracking Path Searches in Network Graphs.
Andrew W. Harrell*, Vicksburg, MS
(108605551) 
10:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Approximation of Multivariate Network Reliability.
Elizabeth Moseman*, National Institute of Standards and Technology
(1086051897) 
10:45 a.m.
Tenacity of cycle permutation graph.
Dara Moazzami*, University of Tehran, College of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Science
Davoud Jelodar, University of Tehran, Department of Algorithms and Computation
(1086051424)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AWM Workshop on Number Theory, I
Room 6F, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
Zeta zeroes of ArtinSchreier curves.
Chantal David*, Concordia University
Alina Bucur, UCSD
Brooke Feigon, CUNY
Matilde Lalin, University of Montreal
Kaneenika Sinha, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata
(108611681) 
8:30 a.m.
How often is $#E(\mathbb{F}_p)$ squarefree?
Shabnam Akhtari, University of Oregon
Chantal David, Concordia University
Heekyoung Hahn, Duke University
Lola Thompson*, University of Georgia
(108611284) 
9:00 a.m.
Parametrizing $D_4$ covers over finite fields.
Alina Bucur*, UCSD
Ling Hoeschler, University of Illinois at Chicago
Renate Scheidler, University of Calgary
Melanie Matchett Wood, University of WisconsinMadison
(108611775) 
9:30 a.m.
Enumerating abelian varieties using matrix groups.
Cassie L Williams*, James Madison University
(108611252) 
10:00 a.m.
Mahler measure of some singular $K3$surfaces.
MarieJose Bertin, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie
Amy Feaver, University of Colorado at Boulder
Jenny Fuselier, High Point University
Matilde Lalin, University of Montreal
Michelle Manes*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(1086111019) 
10:30 a.m.
Ramanujantype Supercongruences and complex multiplications on elliptic curves.
Sarah Chisholm, University of Calgary, Canada
Alyson Deines, University of Washington
Ling Long*, Cornell University/Iowa State University
Gabriele Nebe, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Holly Swisher, Oregon State University
(108611380)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization
Room 11A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jesus De Loera, University of California, Davis deloera@math.ucdavis.edu

8:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED:MixedInteger Nonlinear Programs with OnOff Constraints.
Hongbo Dong, Univertsity of WisconsinMadison
Hyemin Jeon, University of WisconsinMadison
Jeff Linderoth*, University of WisconsinMadison
Andrew Miller, Universite Bordeaux 1
(1086901550) 
8:30 a.m.
Markov Random Fields: Complexity, versatility and algorithms.
Dorit S Hochbaum*, Department of IEOR, UC Berkeley
(1086051607) 
9:00 a.m.
Optimizing convex functions over nonconvex sets.
Daniel Bienstock*, Columbia University
Alexander Michalka, Columbia University
(108690883) 
9:30 a.m.
The GomoryJohnson infinite group problem: A 40year update.
Matthias Köppe*, University of California, Davis
Amitabh Basu, University of California, Davis
Robert Hildebrand, University of California, Davis
Marco Molinaro, Carnegie Mellon University
(108690840) 
10:00 a.m.
The Triangulation Problem in Computer Vision.
Chris Aholt, University of Washington
Sameer Agarwal, Google Inc
Rekha R Thomas*, University of Washington
(108690359) 
10:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Employment Center
Exhibit Hall A, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Analysis
Room 18, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:15 a.m.
A nonreal local extremum for the Sendov conjecture.
Michael J Miller*, Le Moyne College
(1086301187) 
8:30 a.m.
An Extension of Bernstein's Inequality to Rational Functions.
Mohammed A. Qazi*, Tuskegee University
Q. I. Rahman, Universite de Montreal
(1086301566) 
8:45 a.m.
Schwarzian and Fuchsian equations on a Riemann surface.
David J Pinchbeck*, St. Joseph's College of Maine
(108630825) 
9:00 a.m.
A Family of Minimal Surfaces Constructed by Lifting Univalent Planar Harmonic Mappings.
Stacey Muir*, University of Scranton
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University
(1086302698) 
9:15 a.m.
Analytic functions with real boundary values in Smirnov classes $E^p$.
Lisa De De Castro*, University of South Florida
Dmitry Khavinson, University of South Florida
(1086301001) 
9:30 a.m.
Formal Power Series and The Boundary Convergence of Power Series.
XiaoXiong Gan*, Morgan State University
(1086401363) 
9:45 a.m.
Bohr's phenomenon for analytic functions and the hyperbolic metric.
Rosihan M Ali*, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Yusuf Abu Muhanna, American University of Sharjah
(10863065) 
10:00 a.m.
Periodic Decomposition of BMO.
Wael Abushammala*, University of Palestine
(1086431807) 
10:15 a.m.
Asymptotic Toeplitzness of Composition operators and their adjoints.
Mehdi Nikpour*, American University of Afghanistan
(1086472840) 
10:30 a.m.
$L^p$ inequality for entire functions of exponential type.
Tariq M Qazi*, Virginia State University
(1086412634) 
10:45 a.m.
On the continuity of the Luxemburg norm of the gradient in variable exponent Lebesgue spaces.
Marian Bocea*, Loyola University Chicago
Mihai Mihailescu, University of Craiova, Romania
(1086492603)

8:15 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Mathematics Education, II
Room 33C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Rebecca Head, Bakersfield College
Agnes Rash, St. Joseph's University

8:15 a.m.
Elementary mathematics education: What has been, what is, and what might be normal.
Christopher C. Leary*, SUNY Geneseo
(1086VE2242) 
8:30 a.m.
Train the Trainer with Technology in Mathematics Education.
Margo Alexander*, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Iman Chahine, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
(1086VE1176) 
8:45 a.m.
Mathematics Teacher Development of Quantitative Reasoning Tasks for Students.
David M Glassmeyer*, University of Northern Colorado
Michael C Oehrtman, University of Northern Colorado
Jodie D Novak, University of Northern Colorado
(1086VE1105) 
9:00 a.m.
The TINspire Navigator CAS system and preservice teachers: Changing the communication in a mathematics classroom.
Tharanga Mahesh Kumara Wijetunge*, Central Michigan University
Dennis St. John, Central Michigan University
(1086VE994) 
9:15 a.m.
Happiness is receiving a Noyce Grant  but who knew it would be this hard to award scholarships?
Janet Nichols*, Colorado State University  Pueblo
(1086VE2365) 
9:30 a.m.
Recruiting and Preparing Mathematics Majors for HoustonArea Classrooms: The University of HoustonDowntown Noyce Mathematics Teacher Scholarship Program.
Timothy A. Redl*, University of HoustonDowntown
Rebecca J. Quander, University of HoustonDowntown
Nancy A. Leveille, University of HoustonDowntown
Jacqueline Sack, University of HoustonDowntown
Michael L. Connell, University of HoustonDowntown
(1086VE503) 
9:45 a.m.
Mathematics Leadership Requires Growth and Responsibility.
Suzanne Mitchell*, National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics
(1086VE1494) 
10:00 a.m.
Using Original Historical Sources in Teaching Mathematics for Preservice Elementary and Middle School Teachers.
Osama Taani*, Plymouth State University
(1086VE1662) 
10:15 a.m.
The State of Mathematics Education in Africa:Building a strong foundation for global competitiveness.
Dickson S. Ondiek Owiti*, Kisii University College, Kenya
(1086VE2218) 
10:30 a.m.
A New REU Program in Mathematics Education Research.
Fabiana Cardetti, University of Connecticut
Gabriel Feinberg*, University of Connecticut
Catherine Matta, Cabrini College
(1086VE2531) 
10:45 a.m.
Using Magic Squares To Design Assignments.
Brian P. Kelly*, Fisher College
(1086VE963)

8:15 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Undergraduate Research in Geometry
Room 19, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:15 a.m.
Differential Harnack Estimates for Fisher's Equation.
Xiaodong Cao, Cornell University
Bowei Liu, Princeton University
Ian Pendleton*, University of California, Berkeley
Abigail Ward, University of Chicago
(1086352870) 
8:30 a.m.
Gaussian Lines and Circles.
Nicholas R Pasko*, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Casey J Douglas, St. Mary's College of Maryland
(1086531840) 
8:45 a.m.
Global Dynamics of PulseCoupled Oscillators.
Ryan Wayne Gryder*, College of William and Mary
(1086552085) 
9:00 a.m.
On the Folding of LShapes into Polyhedra.
Emily Dinan*, Fordham University
Alice Nadeau, Grinnell College
Issac Odegard, University of North Dakota
(1086511204) 
9:15 a.m.
A Proof Related to the Projections of Polyhedra.
John Jacob Zanazzi*, Northern Arizona University
(108651946) 
9:30 a.m.
On Unit Triangle and Square Tilings in $\mathbb{R}^2$.
John Chiarelli, New York University
Robert Connelly, Cornell Universtiy
Lisa Piccirillo*, Boston College
(1086522857) 
9:45 a.m.
Perimeterminimizing Planar Tilings by Pentagons.
Whan Ghang, MIT
Zane Martin*, Williams College
Steven Waruhiu, University of Chicago
(1086512461) 
10:00 a.m.
What Do Math and LEGOs Have in Common?
Emmanuel Daring, Williams College
Casey Douglas, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Isabel Guadarrama, Bryn Mawr College
Samantha Sprague, Marist College
Carrie Winterer*, St. Mary's College of Maryland
(1086001981) 
10:15 a.m.
HodgedeRham Theory of KForms on Carpet Type Fractals.
Jason Bello*, University of California, Los Angeles
Yiran Li, Cornell University
Robert Strichartz, Cornell University
(1086532813) 
10:30 a.m.
Computational Implementation of Ernst's Tangle Equations Model.
Jonathan Kirkpatrick Sullivan*, University of North Texas at Dallas
Noureen Khan, University of North Texas at Dallas
(108655846) 
10:45 a.m.
Discrete Folds of Tree Spaces.
Daoji Huang*, Carleton College
(1086521661)

8:15 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:20 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Developmental Mathematics Education, I
Room 6C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
J. Winston Crawley, Shippensburg University jwcraw@ship.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University

8:20 a.m.
Improving Student Success in Developmental Algebra through a Course Redesign: Lessons Learned.
Cheryl J. McAllister*, Southeast Missouri State University
Pradeep Singh, Southeast Missouri State University
Laurie W. Overmann, Southeast Missouri State University
(1086E11241) 
8:40 a.m.
The Use of Exam Wrappers to Motivate Student Learning.
Peter Olszewski*, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
(1086E1873) 
9:00 a.m.
Accelerating Development: A Pilot Bridge Program.
John W Hoggard*, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
(1086E11815) 
9:20 a.m.
Developmental Math Redesign  What's Been Working.
Joan E Brown*, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM
Tom R Brown, Eastern New Mexico University
(1086E1155) 
9:40 a.m.
Flexible Options to Prepare Students for UniversityLevel Mathematics.
Susan E Thompson*, Otterbein University
(1086E11416) 
10:00 a.m.
Math Skills, An Emporium Model Modified, What We Learned from the Pilot Year.
Mary D Shepherd*, Northwest Missouri State University
Cheryl G. Malm, Northwest Missouri State University
(1086E11221) 
10:20 a.m.
Learning and Study Strategies Still Remain Relevant Factors in Predicting Academic Success in Developmental Mathematics.
Jerry C Obiekwe*, The University of AkronWayne College
(1086E1479) 
10:40 a.m.
ACCESS (Accelerating College Completion by Enhancing Student Success) Mathematics: A Combined DevelopmentalCollege Algebra Course.
Alvina J. Atkinson*, Georgia Gwinnett College
Barry D. Biddlecomb, Georgia Gwinnett College
D. Natasha Brewley, Georgia Gwinnett College
(1086E1948)

8:20 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:20 a.m.10:15 a.m.
MAA Session on Fostering Mathematical Habits of Mind, II
Room 6E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Kien H. Lim, University of Texas at El Paso kienlim@utep.edu
Ayşe A. Şahin, DePaul University
Holly Hirst, Appalachian State University

8:20 a.m.
Finding Ways to Evaluate Students' Development of Mathematical Habits of Mind.
Erica Slate Young*, University of Alabama in Huntsville
(1086F12344) 
8:40 a.m.
Modeling the MHoM for math majors that want to teach.
Greisy Winicki Landman*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1086F1794) 
9:00 a.m.
The Benefits of A Habit: Examining Evidence to Understand Statements and Proofs.
Martin E Flashman*, Humboldt State University
(1086F11097) 
9:20 a.m.
Developing Mathematical Habits of Mind in a Problem Solving Course for Preservice Middle School Teachers.
Tamas Szabo, University of Wisconsin Whitewater
Craig Snider*, University of Wisconsin Whitewater
(1086F12607) 
9:40 a.m.
The Open Math Lab: Building an IBLBased Tutoring Center.
Randall E Cone*, Virginia Military Institute
(1086F11065) 
10:00 a.m.
Mathematical Habits of Mind (MHoM) Are Not Just for Math Class: Using Mathematical Ways of Thinking Outside the Mathematics Classroom to Create Artwork.
Charlene Morrow*, Mount Holyoke College
(1086F11594)

8:20 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Financial Mathematics, I
Room 16A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Maxim Bichuch, Princeton University mbichuch@princeton.edu
Tim SiuTang Leung, Columbia University

8:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A NoArbitrage Model of Liquidity in Financial Markets involving Brownian Sheets.
David German*, Claremont McKenna College
Henry Schellhorn, Claremont Graduate University
(1086601425) 
9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Absence of arbitrage in a general framework.
Hasanjan Sayit*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(108660622) 
9:30 a.m.
Optimal execution of a VWAP order: a stochastic control approach.
Christoph Frei*, University of Alberta
Nicholas Westray, Deutsche Bank AG
(108660338) 
10:00 a.m.
Portfolio Optimization under Convex Incentive Schemes.
Maxim Bichuch*, Princeton University
Stephan Sturm, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(108660799) 
10:30 a.m.
Optimal Incentives for Delegated Portfolio Optimization.
Maxim Bichuch, Princeton University, ORFE Department
Stephan Sturm*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(108691879)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Approximation Methods and Error Analysis
Room 30B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

8:30 a.m.
Euler's Machinlike Formula Iterated, Maximal Dilation and Switch to Remainder.
Iraj Kalantari, Western Illinois University
Mojtaba Moniri*, Western Illinois University
(1086682985) 
8:45 a.m.
Diophantine Approximation with Partial sums of power series.
Bruce C Berndt, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Sun Kim, Ohio State University
M Tip E Phaovibul*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Alexandru Zaharescu, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(1086412630) 
9:00 a.m.
Discussion 
9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED Characterization of Best Approximation in Generalized Haar Space of Tensor Product Type.
Mohammad A AlQudah*, Northwood University
James R Angelos, Cenral Michigan University
(108641770) 
9:15 a.m.
Using Mathematica to Find the Exact or to Approximate the Analytical Solution of Volterra Equations.
Javad Abdalkhani*, The Ohio State UniversityLima
(1086451944) 
9:30 a.m.
Using asymptotics to obtain sharp size estimates for a class of exponential integrals.
Kevin Renna*, University of Montana
(1086322266) 
9:45 a.m.
Walsh Fourier Analysis and Grey Codes.
Nasser Dastrange*, Buena Vista University
(1086421336) 
10:00 a.m.
A posteriori error estimates for explicit time integration methods.
James B Collins*, Colorado State Univsersity
Don Estep, Colorado State University
Simon Tavener, Colorado State University
(1086652011) 
10:15 a.m.
Quantification of operator splitting effects in finite volume calculations of advectiondiffusion.
Jeffrey M Connors*, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
(1086652375) 
10:30 a.m.
An a Posteriori Analysis of Iterative Technique for System of Odes.
Jehanzeb H Chaudhry*, Colorado State University
Don Estep, Colorado State University
Simon Tavener, Colorado State University
Victor Ginting, University of Wyoming
(1086651271)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
Mathematics serving students in other disciplines.
Room 10, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Moderators:
Tara S. Holm, Cornell University
Panelists:
Mark Kozek, Whittier College
William McCallum, University of Arizona
Tom Morley, Georgia Tech
Victoria Powers, Emory University
Tom Roby, University of Connecticut
Maria Terrell, Cornell University 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Exhibit Hall B1, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Generators and Relations for Finite Groups.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Robert M. Guralnick*, University of Southern California
(10862004) 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
John von Neumann, model theorist.
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Bradd Hart*, McMaster University
(108603130) 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #8: Part B
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Room 29D, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Aparna Higgins, University of Dayton
Joseph Gallian, University of Minnesota Duluth 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #1: Part B
Heavenly mathematics: The forgotten art of spherical trigonometry.
Room 29C, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Glen Van Brummelen, Quest University
Joel Silverberg, Roger Williams University 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #13: Part B
Problembased courses for teachers, future teachers, and math majors.
Room 30A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Darryl Yong, Harvey Mudd College
Bowen Kerins, Education Development Center
James King, University of Washington 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Active learning in mathematics.
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
David Taylor, Roanoke College
Lorena Bociu, North Carolina State University
Robert Allen, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
Panelists:
Alina Duca, North Carolina State University
Susan Hermiller, University of NebraskaLincoln
Jennifer Kosiak, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
Kal Nanes, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Charlotte Zales, Moravian College 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 9:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers: Demonstration for Mathematicians
Come learn about and participate in this Math Circles experience.
Room 1B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sam Vandervelde, St. Lawrence University
Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education Panel Discussion
Randomization and bootstrap methods in the introductory statistics course.
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Andrew Zieffler, University of Minnesota
Panelists:
George Cobb, Mount Holyoke College
Jeff Hamrick, Rhodes College
John Holcomb, Cleveland State University
Karl Lock Morgan, Duke University
Rachel Dunwell, Rhodes College
Robert delMas, University of Minnesota
Robin Lock, St. Lawrence University
Soma Roy, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Laura Ziegler, University of Minnesota 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 9:00 a.m.3:00 p.m.
Student Hospitality/Information Center
Exhibit Hall B2, Ground Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
NAM Panel Discussion
Strategies for Winning Images, Lasting Impressions, and Brilliant Brands.
Room 11B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Reason and evidence in mathematics.
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Peter Koellner*, Harvard University
(108603132) 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 10:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers: Demonstration for Students
Come learn about and participate in this Math Circles experience.
Room 1B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sam Vandervelde, St. Lawrence University
Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
NAM Business Meeting
Room 11B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Who chooses not to persist in calculus and why?
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Chris Rasmussen*, San Diego State University
(1086A012) 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 11:10 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA Business Meeting
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture
Stability and dynamics of solitary waves in AlGaAs waveguide arrays and BEC spinor lattices.
Room 11B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Rudy Lee Horne*, Morehouse College
(108637796) 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #2: Part B
A game theory path to quantitative literacy.
Room 30A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
David Housman, Goshen College 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Algebraic and Analytic Geometry for Lowdimensional Varieties, II
Room 15A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Mika Seppala, Florida State University
Emil Volcheck, National Security Agency volcheck@acm.org

1:00 p.m.
The convex hull of a pair of circles.
Frank Sottle*, Texas A&M University
Tina Mai, Texas A&M University
(1086141695) 
1:30 p.m.
Sparse Polynomial Interpolation with Errors: Power and Shifted Bases.
Matthew T Comer*, North Carolina State University
Erich L. Kaltofen, North Carolina State University
Clément Pernet, Université Joseph Fourier
(1086122170) 
2:00 p.m.
Fitting helices to data.
Yves Nievergelt*, Eastern Washington University
Theodore M. Cole, Dept of Basic Medical Science, School of Medicine, University of MissouriKansas City
Caroline Rinaldi, Dept of Basic Medical Science, School of Medicine, University of MissouriKansas City
(108665197) 
2:30 p.m.
Puiseux Series Expansions for Algebraic Sets.
Danko Adrovic*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1086142158) 
3:00 p.m.
Splitting Behavior of Primes in $S_n$ Extensions of $\mathbb{Q}$.
Benjamin L Weiss*, Bates College
Jeffrey C Lagarias, University of Michigan
(1086122430) 
3:30 p.m.
Numerical Methods for Solving Schubert Problems.
Nickolas Hein*, Texas A&M University
(1086141108) 
4:00 p.m.
Zeta Functions of Artin Schreier Curves via Representations of $S_n$.
Alexander Carl Mueller*, University of Michigan
(1086111818) 
4:30 p.m.
Polynomial Equations with Infinitely Many Solutions over an Algebraic Number Field.
Thao Do, Stony Brook University
Jared Hallet, Williams Colllege
Elliot Wells, University of Michigan
Susan Yuhou Xia*, Bryn Mawr College
Michael Zieve, University of Michigan
(1086112901) 
5:00 p.m.
Constructing Global and NonGlobal Cubic Function Fields.
Colin J Weir*, University of Calgary
(1086112590) 
5:30 p.m.
A smaller set of invariants for genus 2 curves.
Kristin Lauter*, Microsoft Research
Michael Naehrig, Microsoft Research
Tonghai Yang, University of Wisconsin
(1086142055)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Dirac and Laplace Operators in Global Analysis and Geometry, II
Room 32A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Ken Richardson, Texas Christian University k.richardson@tcu.edu
Igor Prokhorenkov, Texas Christian University

1:00 p.m.
Sheaves of $C^*$algebras and $K$homology.
John Roe*, Penn State University
Paul Siegel, Columbia University
(108658686) 
2:00 p.m.
Higher analytic indices and symbolic index pairing.
Alexander Gorokhovsky*, University of Colorado, Boulder
Henri Moscovici, The Ohio State University
(1086582136) 
3:00 p.m.
Casimir's surgery problem.
Paul Loya*, SUNY Binghamton
Klaus Kirsten, Baylor University
(1086581236) 
4:00 p.m.
Some results on spectral geometry of Riemannian orbifolds.
Yuri A. Kordyukov*, Institute of Mathematics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Ufa, Russia
(1086581109) 
5:00 p.m.
Diraclike operators on subbundles and Toeplitz structures on contact manifolds.
D Sean Fitzpatrick*, University of California, Berkeley
(1086531496)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Financial Mathematics, II
Room 16A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Maxim Bichuch, Princeton University mbichuch@princeton.edu
Tim SiuTang Leung, Columbia University

1:00 p.m.
Two competing companies with rank based characteristics.
Tomoyuki Ichiba*, University of California Santa Barbara
(1086601708) 
1:30 p.m.
Brownian particle systems as models of large equity markets.
Mykhaylo Shkolnikov*, University of California, Berkeley
(108660947) 
2:00 p.m.
Interacting Particle Systems for Systemic Risk.
Michael Ludkovski*, UC Santa Barbara
(1086602200) 
2:30 p.m.
VolatilityStabilized Markets.
Radka Pickova*, Columbia University
(108660483) 
3:00 p.m.
Asymptotic Expansion of RegimeSwitching Models for Consistent Pricing of VIX and S&P500 Derivatives.
Andrew Papanicolaou*, Princeton University
(10866078) 
3:30 p.m.
Optimal Investment in the Presence of Highwater Mark Fees.
Gerard Brunick*, UC, Santa Barbara
Mihai Sirbu, University of Texas at Austin
Karel Janecek, RSJ Algorithmic Tradings and Charles University, Prague
(108649192) 
4:00 p.m.
Competitive Control of Market Goodwill and Strategic Exit.
Dharma Kwon, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Hongzhong Zhang*, Columbia University
(1086912359) 
4:30 p.m.
On a dynamic extension of the method of the Distribution Builder.
Phillip J Monin*, The University of Texas at Austin
(108660102) 
5:00 p.m.
An Optimal Timing Approach to MeanReversion Trading.
Tim Leung*, Columbia University
Xin Li, Columbia University
(108660435)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Generalized Symmetric Spaces, II
Room 15B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Catherine Buell, Bates College cbuell@bates.edu
Aloysius G. Helminck, North Carolina State University

1:00 p.m.
Howe duality and Multiplicityfree actions.
Tobias R Pecher*, University of Paderborn
(1086151699) 
1:30 p.m.
Representations with Small $K$ Types for Simply Connected, Simply Laced, Split Real Groups.
Seung Won Lee*, University of California, San Diego
(1086222044) 
2:00 p.m.
The (quantum) hidden subgroup problem for ax+b groups.
Nolan R. Wallach*, University of California, San Diego
David Meyer, University of California, San Diego
(1086201413) 
2:30 p.m.
Local Converse Theorems for Distinguished Representations.
Jeffrey Hakim*, American University
Omer Offen, Technion
(1086222334) 
3:00 p.m.
Decompositions of compact symmetric spaces.
Derek Habermas*, SUNY Potsdam
(1086532502) 
3:30 p.m.
A hyperkähler structure on the cotangent bundle of a complex semisimple Lie group.
Ralph J Bremigan*, Ball State University
(1086531478) 
4:00 p.m.
Invariants of Certain Elementary Abelian $p$groups.
H.E.A. Campbell, University of New Brunswick
R. James Shank, University of Kent, Canterbury
David L. Wehlau*, Royal Military College of Canada
(1086201644) 
4:30 p.m.
Explicit Plancherel measrue for \textup{PGL}$_2$\textup{(}$F$\textup{)} over a padic field.
Carlos De la Mora*, Purdue University
(108611557) 
5:00 p.m.
On the weight monoids of smooth affine spherical varieties.
Guido Pezzini, Universität ErlangenNürnberg
Bart Van Steirteghem*, Medgar Evers College (CUNY)
(1086141574) 
5:30 p.m.
Jordan decomposition and realvalued characters.
Bhama Srinivasan, University of Illinois at Chicago
C. Ryan Vinroot*, College of William and Mary
(1086202094)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Knots, Links, and Threemanifolds, II
Room 32B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Christopher Herald, University of Nevada, Reno
Stanislav Jabuka, University of Nevada, Reno
Swatee Naik, University of Nevada, Reno naik@unr.edu

1:00 p.m.
Constructions of 4manifolds.
Ronald Fintushel*, Michigan State University
(1086571535) 
1:30 p.m.
Monopole Floer homology and covering spaces.
Tye Lidman, University of Texas at Austin
Ciprian Manolescu*, University of California at Los Angeles
(108657596) 
2:00 p.m.
Proposed Property 2R counterexamples classified.
Martin Scharlemann*, University of California at Santa Barbara
(108657382) 
2:30 p.m.
On the Topology of Symplectic 4Manifolds with K = 0.
Stefan Friedl, University of Cologne, Germany
Stefano Vidussi*, University of California, Riverside
(1086571793) 
3:00 p.m.
The $A$polynomial of the $(2,3,3+2n)$ pretzel knots.
Stavros Garoufalidis, Georgia Institute of Technology
Thomas W Mattman*, California State University, Chico
(1086571868) 
3:30 p.m.
Lagrangian caps in $\mathbb{C}^2$.
Emmy Murphy*, MIT
(1086511926) 
4:00 p.m.
Heegaard Floer theory and finite surgeries.
Margaret Doig*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(1086572477) 
4:30 p.m.
Ribbon Complements.
Luke Williams*, Michigan State University
(1086572674) 
5:00 p.m.
Quasialternating Montesinos links.
Abhijit Champanerkar, College of Staten Island and Graduate Center, CUNY
Philip Ording*, Medgar Evers College, CUNY
(1086571158) 
5:30 p.m.
Knots in proteins and their implications.
Kenneth C Millett*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(108657614)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Underpinnings of Multivariate Complexity Theory and Algorithm Design, and Its Frontiers and the Field of Incrementalization, II
Room 31C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Rodney Downey, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Michael Fellows, Charles Darwin University, Australia
Anil Nerode, Cornell University
Frances Rosamond, Charles Darwin University, Australia Frances.Rosamond@cdu.edu.au

1:00 p.m.
Synthesis of Dynamic Algorithms.
Neil Immerman*, Computer Science Dept., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(1086682140) 
1:30 p.m.
How Fast Can We Compute Combinatorial Problems such as the Permanent and the Tutte Polynomial?
Holger Dell*, UW Madison
(1086051847) 
2:00 p.m.
Parameterized Algorithms and Circuit Lower Bounds.
Ryan Williams*, Stanford University
(1086681876) 
2:30 p.m.
On an odd case of an XP algorithm for graphs of bounded cliquewidth.
Petr Hliněný*, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
Robert Ganian, GoetheUniversität Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Jan Obdržálek, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
(108668915) 
3:00 p.m.
Parameterized Complexity and Permutation Group Problems.
Vikraman Arvind*, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai 600113, India
(1086681517) 
3:30 p.m.
Applying Parameterized Complexity to Cognitive Science.
Ulrike Stege*, University of Victoria
(1086681681) 
4:00 p.m.
Incremental List Coloring of Graphs, Parameterized by Conservation.
Sepp Hartung, TU Berlin
Rolf Niedermeier*, TU Berlin
(1086681804) 
4:30 p.m.
Algebraization in parameterized algorithms and complexity.
Ioannis Koutis*, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
(1086681680) 
5:00 p.m.
Formal Coalgebraic Specifications and their Refinement.
Douglas R Smith*, Kestrel Institute
(1086682907) 
5:30 p.m.
Summary and Future Directions Discussion.
Michael Fellows*, Charles Darwin University, Australia
Rodney Downey, Victoria University of Wellington, NZ
Annie Liu, State University of NY at Stonybrook
Anil Nerode, Cornell University
(1086681291)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III
Room 17B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
William Barker, Bowdoin College
Cathy Kessel, Berkeley, California
William McCallum, University of Arizona
Bonnie Saunders, University of Illinois, Chicago saunders@math.uic.edu

1:00 p.m.
Embracing the iPhone Generation: The Evolving Mathematics Curriculum at Liberal Arts Colleges.
Andrew J. Bernoff*, Harvey Mudd College
(1086971273) 
1:30 p.m.
Big Data Projects: Lessons Learned and To Be Learned.
Daniel L Goroff*, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
(1086972556) 
2:00 p.m.
New NSF initiative: "Expeditions in Training, Research, and Education for Mathematics and Statistics through Quantitative Explorations of Data" (EXTREEMSQED).
Jennifer Slimowitz Pearl*, National Science Foundation
(1086971788) 
2:30 p.m.
Computational Sciences and Big Data: Implications for the Mathematics Curriculum  A Discussion.
William Barker*, Bowdoin College
Andrew Bernoff, Harvey Mudd College
Daniel Goroff, Sloan Foundation
Jennifer Slimowitz Pearl, National Science Foundation
(1086972792) 
3:00 p.m.
Mathematical sense and nonsense in the public conversation about the future of Planet Earth: How do we help our students tell the difference?
Robert E. Megginson*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(1086972599) 
3:30 p.m.
Conceptual Earth's Climate Models: Opportunities in Mathematics Classrooms.
Esther R. Widiasih*, University of Arizona
(1086971146) 
4:00 p.m.
Using freeze and thaw data for lakes to study global warming.
Glenn Ledder*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1086922018) 
4:30 p.m.
Opportunities and Challenges in Teaching Mathematical Modeling.
Susan D. Nickerson*, San Diego State University
(1086972732) 
5:00 p.m.
Using Probability and Limits to Investigate Biodiversity.
Suzanne Lenhart*, U of Tennessee, Knoxville and NIMBIoS
Kelly Sturner, NIMBIoS, U of Tennessee
(108692965)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Patterns in Permutations and Words, II
Room 14B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jeffrey Liese, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Brian K. Miceli, Trinity University bmiceli@trinity.edu
Jeffrey Remmel, University of California, San Diego

1:00 p.m.
Barred and vincular pattern avoidance.
Bridget Tenner*, DePaul University
(1086051144) 
1:30 p.m.
Crucial and bicrucial permutations with respect to arithmetic monotone patterns.
Sergey Avgustinovich, Sobolev Institute of Mathematics
Sergey Kitaev*, University of Strathclyde
Alexandr Valyuzhenich, Novosibirsk State University
(1086051203) 
2:00 p.m.
GRIM: An algorithm for the discovery of generalized permutation patterns.
Henning Arnor Ulfarsson*, Reykjavik University
Anders Claesson, University of Strathclyde
(1086051831) 
2:30 p.m.
Pattern Avoidance in Rook Monoids.
Lara K. Pudwell*, Valparaiso University
Daniel A. Daly, Southeast Missouri State University
(1086051724) 
3:00 p.m.
A Bijection with Derangements.
Miles Eli Jones*, Univ. of California, San Diego
(1086051164) 
3:30 p.m.
Parallelogram polyominoes, the sandpile model on $K_{m,n}$ and a $q,t$Narayana polynomial.
Mark Dukes*, University of Strathclyde, UK
Yvan Le Borgne, CNRS, University Bordeaux 1
(1086051409) 
4:00 p.m.
Permuted Basement Fillings, kary Trees, and Watermelons.
Janine LoBue*, University of California, San Diego
(1086051624) 
4:30 p.m.
The CarlitzScovilleVaughan theorem and its applications to permutation enumeration.
Ira M. Gessel*, Brandeis University
(108605625) 
5:00 p.m.
A $q$analog of generalized Eulerian numbers.
John Shareshian, Washington University
Michelle L Wachs*, University of Miami
(1086052812) 
5:30 p.m.
Equidistribution of some EulerMahonian statistics.
Alexander Burstein*, Howard University
(1086052802)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, IV
Room 8, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Bernard Brooks, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jobby Jacob, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jacqueline JensenVallin, Slippery Rock University
Carl V. Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Darren Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
Puzzling Graphs I.
Daphne Gold*, Smith College
Maneka Puligandla, Smith College
Bayla Weick, Smith College
Ruobing Zhang, Smith College
(1086052138) 
1:30 p.m.
Puzzling Graphs II.
Tia Pilaroscia*, Smith College
Jize Zhang, Smith College
Jasmine Osorio, Smith College
(1086052143) 
2:00 p.m.
On cyclic decompositions of $K_{n,n}$ minus a 1factor into 2regular graphs.
Ryan C Bunge, Illinois State University
Saad I ElZanati, Illinois State University
Daniel Gibson*, Concordia University
Jackelyn Nagel, Dominican University
Benjamin Stanley, New Mexico State University
Allison Zale, Illinois State university
(1086052165) 
2:30 p.m.
The Structure of Consecutive Octic Residues.
Nicolas Allen Smoot*, Armstrong Atlantic State University
(108611168) 
3:00 p.m.
Nim on Wheels.
Joseph Frank DiNatale*, Armstrong Atlantic State University
(108605170) 
3:30 p.m.
MultiDimensional PredatorPrey Models.
Clayton J Schuman*, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Antonio Mastroberardino, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
(1086342796) 
4:00 p.m.
New partition algorithms for 1D event data.
Sarah Bass, San Jose State Univ.
Katarina Gagic, San Jose State Univ.
Tim Hsu, San Jose State Univ.
Anh Nguyen, San Jose State Univ.
Charles Petersen*, San Jose State Univ.
Jim Quach, San Jose State Univ.
Jonathan Reyles, San Jose State Univ.
Cliff Sandwick, San Jose State Univ.
Karen Wu, San Jose State Univ.
(108690184) 
4:30 p.m.
Fusing Images with Multiple Degradations Using Gaussian Mixture Models.
Glenn Sidle*, Duquesne University
Katie Heaps, University of Minnesota
Josh Koslosky, University of Minnesota
Stacey Levine, Duquesne University
(108649195) 
5:00 p.m.
Variations of Cops and Robber on Graphs.
Dalton Allan*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Linda M. Dunklee, Central Michigan University
Sofya Vorotnikova, University of MassachusettsAmherst
(108600199) 
5:30 p.m.
A Survival Analysis of the Duration of Olympic Records.
Adam J Zarn*, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL
Elliott Z Hollifield, UNCAsheville, Asheville, NC
Victoria A Trevino, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
(108662172)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #9: Part B
Shortest, quickest, or best: An introduction to the calculus of variations.
Room 29C, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
Jeffrey Ehme, Spelman College 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic and Functional Analysis, II
Room 31B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Mark Burgin, University of California Los Angles
Alan Krinik, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona ackrinik@csupomona.edu
Randall Swift, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

1:00 p.m.
Stochastic modeling of the accumulation of somatic mutations in cancer.
Cristian Tomasetti*, Harvard University & DanaFarber Cancer Institute
Bert Vogelstein, Ludwig Center for Cancer Genetics and Therapeutics & Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center
Giovanni Parmigiani, Harvard School of Public Health & DanaFarber Cancer Institute
(108660964) 
1:30 p.m.
Models for the spread of Chlamydia.
J Gani, Australian National University
Randall Swift*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1086601556) 
2:00 p.m.
Stochastic fixedpoint equations arising in the analysis of algorithms.
Mariana OlveraCravioto*, Columbia University
Ningyuan Chen, Columbia University
Nelly Litvak, University of Twente
(1086601739) 
2:30 p.m.
Alternative Analysis of a Renewal Problem.
Percy H. Brill*, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada
(1086601577) 
3:00 p.m.
In defense of the much maligned Bessel function formula for transition probabilities for the single server queue.
Barbara Margolius*, Cleveland State University
(108660810) 
3:30 p.m.
Quality of Monte Carlo rare event analyzers.
Gerardo Rubino*, INRIA
(108660312) 
4:00 p.m.
Stochastic Iteration for Probability Measures on Posets.
William A Massey*, ORFE Department / Princeton University
(1086602883) 
4:30 p.m.
Winding,twisting and separation properties of exiting Brownian motion.
Mike O'Neill*, Claremont McKenna College
(1086601860) 
5:00 p.m.
Averaging the Averages of Perceived Highway Speed.
Jennifer M Switkes*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1086601074) 
5:30 p.m.
Social Network Clustering of Sparse Data.
Blake A. Hunter*, UCLA
(1086152386) 
6:00 p.m.
On Slowly Oscillating Periodic Solutions of Delay Differential Equations with Nonnegativity Constraints.
David Lipshutz*, University of California, San Diego
Ruth J. Williams, University of California, San Diego
(108634558)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Present and Future of Mathematics on the Web
Room 31A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Douglas Meade, University of South Carolina meade@mailbox.sc.edu
Philip Yasskin, Texas A&M University

1:00 p.m.
MathLex: A Tool for Presenting and Doing Mathematics on the Web.
Douglas B Meade*, University of South Carolina
Philip B Yasskin, Texas A&M University
Matthew Barry, Texas A&M University
(1086002878) 
1:30 p.m.
MathJax from an Author's Point of View.
Davide P. Cervone*, Union College
(1086972273) 
2:00 p.m.
The Sage Cell Server: embedding live computations in web pages.
Jason Grout*, Drake University
Ira Hanson, Drake University
Alex Kramer, Drake University
Steven Johnson, Drake University
Byron Varberg, Drake University
(1086002238) 
2:30 p.m.
Developing strong mathematical concepts with multitouch.
Carlos CastilloGarsow*, Kansas State University
Andrew G Bennett, Kansas State University
(1086971761) 
3:00 p.m.
Mobile Math Apps: The Smartphone Paradigm.
Barbara Kaskosz*, University of Rhode Island
Douglas E Ensley, Shippensburg University
(1086971243) 
3:30 p.m.
An Online Calculus Text for the iPad.
David A. Smith*, Duke University
Lawrence C. Moore, Duke University
(1086971148) 
4:00 p.m.
Rethinking calculus of several variables in the era of computers.
Mike May*, Saint Louis University
Tom Banchoff, Brown University
(1086971487) 
4:30 p.m.
Interactive Mathematics in your Hand.
Lila F Roberts*, Clayton State University
(1086971063) 
5:00 p.m.
Online Mathematics Pedagogy: MathLynx.
John A. Velling*, Brooklyn College
Terrence Richard Blackman, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(108697882) 
5:30 p.m.
Emerging Standards in Electronic Math Publishing.
Thomas E Leathrum*, Jacksonville State Univ.
(1086002008)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Combinatorics, II
Room 16B, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Alexander Engström, Aalto University
Steven Klee, University of California, Davis klee@math.ucdavis.edu
Matthew Stamps, Aalto University

1:00 p.m.
Interlacing of $h$vectors for Schlegel diagrams.
Anders Björner*, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
(1086051575) 
2:00 p.m.
The combinatorics of CAT(0) cubical complexes and robotic motion planning.
Federico Ardila*, San Francisco State University
(1086051385) 
2:30 p.m.
From flag complexes to banner complexes.
Steven Klee, Seattle University
Isabella Novik*, University of Washington
(108605793) 
3:00 p.m.
Face numbers of Buchsbaum simplicial posets.
Jonathan Browder*, Aalto University
(1086051201) 
3:30 p.m.
Realization of polyhedral complexes.
Igor Pak*, UCLA
(108652561) 
4:00 p.m.
Subset partition graphs and an approach to the Linear Hirsch conjecture.
Edward D. Kim*, Pohang, South Korea
(1086051293) 
4:30 p.m.
Hom polytopes and cones.
Tristram Bogart*, Universidad de los Andes
Mark Contois, Research in Motion
Joseph Gubeladze, San Francisco State University
(1086051151) 
5:00 p.m.
Compactifying String Topology.
Kate Poirier*, University of California, Berkeley
(1086551100) 
5:30 p.m.
Topological methods in combinatorial commutative algebra.
Anton Dochtermann*, University of Miami
(1086052682)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Understanding Planet Earth via Reaction Diffusion Equations, II
Room 30C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jerome Goddard, II, Auburn University, Montgomery jgoddard@aum.edu
Eun Kyung Lee, Pusan National University, Korea
Junping Shi, College of William and Mary
Ratnasingham Shivaji, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

1:00 p.m.
A reactiondiffusion model of the icealbedo feedback mechanism.
Hans G. Kaper*, Mathematics and Climate Research Network
(1086351118) 
1:30 p.m.
ReactionDiffusion Equations from Energy Balance Climate Models.
Georg Hetzer*, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
(1086351582) 
2:00 p.m.
Diffusive logistic equation with negative density dependent emigration on the boundary.
Jerome Goddard II*, Auburn University Montgomery
R. Shivaji, University of North Carolina Greensboro
(1086351732) 
2:30 p.m.
Clines With Partial Panmixia: Environmental Pockets And Complete Dominance.
Thomas Nagylaki, Department of Ecology and Evolution, The University of Chicago
Linlin Su*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Kai Zeng, Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK
(1086352030) 
3:00 p.m.
Positive solutions for a class of pLaplacian superlinear semipositone problems.
Maya Chhetri*, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Pavel Drabek, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
R. Shivaji, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(1086352419) 
3:30 p.m.
Traveling Waves of Diffusive PredatorPrey Systems: Disease Outbreak Propagation.
XiangSheng Wang*, Memorial University of Newfoundland
(1086352279) 
4:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Asymptotic selfsimilarity in semilinear elliptic equations.
Soohyun Bae*, Hanbat National University
(1086352251) 
4:30 p.m.
AdvectionReactionDiffusion System from Ecological Models.
Junping Shi*, College of William and Mary
Jun Zhou, Southwestern University, Chongqing, China
(1086351121) 
5:00 p.m.
Integrodifference Models for Persistence in Temporally Varying Habitats.
Jon Jacobsen*, Harvey Mudd College
Mark Lewis, University of Alberta
Yu Jin, University of Nebraska
(1086452506) 
5:30 p.m.
Positive Stationary Solutions and Spreading Speeds of KPP Equations in Locally Spatially Inhomogeneous Media.
Liang Kong*, Auburn University
Wenxian Shen, Auburn University
(1086371967)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #15: Part B
WeBWorK: An open source alternative for generating and delivering online homework problems.
Room 29D, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Presenters:
John Travis, Mississippi College
Jason Aubrey, University of Missouri 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on qseries in Mathematical Physics and Combinatorics, II
Room 14A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Mourad Ismail, University of Central Florida mourad.eh.ismail@gmail.com

1:00 p.m.
The BannaiIto Scheme.
Luc Vinet*, Centre de Recherches Mathématiques, Université de Montréal
(108633753) 
1:30 p.m.
Multiindexed qRacah and AskeyWilson polynomials.
Ryu Sasaki*, Yukawa institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University
(108633394) 
2:00 p.m.
Quicksilver solutions of a qdiscrete Painlevé equation.
Nalini Joshi*, The University of Sydney
(108633191) 
2:30 p.m.
Jackson integral solutions of reflection quantum KnizhnikZamolodchikov equations.
Jasper V. Stokman*, Kortewegde Vries Institute for Mathematics, University of Amsterdam
(108633629) 
3:00 p.m.
$Q$polynomial distanceregular graphs and the double affine Hecke algebra of type $(C^{\vee}_1,C_1)$.
JaeHo Lee*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(10863343) 
3:30 p.m.
The $(q,t)$Gaussian Process.
Natasha Blitvić*, Vanderbilt University
(108660836) 
4:00 p.m.
Transformations for multivariate basic hypergeometric series by linearization.
Michael J Schlosser*, University of Vienna
(1086331645) 
4:30 p.m.
Uniform Asymptotics of Some $q$Orthogonal Polynomials.
XiangSheng Wang*, Memorial University of Newfoundland
(1086332288) 
5:00 p.m.
A Koornwindertype addition formula for parameterfree qRacah polynomials.
Mizan Rahman*, Carleton University, Ottawa
(108633587) 
5:30 p.m.
On an iteration leading to a $q$analogue of the Digamma function.
Christian Berg*, University of Copenhagen
(108633388)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on the History of Mathematics, II
Room 9, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Patti Hunter, Westmont College
Deborah Kent, Drake University
Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College arice4@rmc.edu

1:00 p.m.
Deductive structure and mathematical tables in Ptolemy's Almagest.
Nathan C Sidoli*, Waseda University, School of International Liberal Studies
(1086011199) 
1:30 p.m.
Theory versus tables in secondmillennium applied mathematics in India.
Kim Plofker*, Union College
(108601956) 
2:00 p.m.
Elliptical Orbits and the Conflict over the Calculus.
Paul R Wolfson*, West Chester University
(108601935) 
2:30 p.m.
Your humble Servant, Is. Newton.
William Dunham*, Muhlenberg College
(108601457) 
3:00 p.m.
A Reader's Guide to the Classification of Quadratic Forms in the Disquisitiones Arithmeticae.
Lawrence A. D'Antonio*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(108601993) 
3:30 p.m.
The Reverend Thomas Hill (18181891): Educator, Administrator and Mathematician.
Eisso J. Atzema*, University of Maine
(1086011337) 
4:00 p.m.
TALK ADDED: Promoting mathematics in the GrecoRoman world, Jacqueline Feke, University of Chicago 
4:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Von Mises and the Mathematical Theory of Plastic Deformation.
Rolf Nossum*, University of Agder, Norway
(108601653) 
4:30 p.m.
Weyl's lecture courses on group theory at the Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton) before the Second World War.
Christophe Eckes*, Institut de Mathématiques de Toulouse
(108601656) 
5:00 p.m.
Biogeometry, 1941.
Marjorie Senechal*, Smith College
(108601482) 
5:30 p.m.
Creating a Life: Emil Artin in America.
Della Dumbaugh*, University of Richmond
Joachim Schwermer, University of Vienna
(108601932)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on the Mathematics of Decisions, Elections, and Games, II
Room 17A, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
KarlDieter Crisman, Gordon College
Michael A. Jones, Mathematical Reviews maj@ams.org
Michael Orrison, Harvey Mudd College

1:00 p.m.
Selecting Diverse Committees with Candidates from Multiple Categories.
Thomas C Ratliff*, Wheaton College
(1086911737) 
1:30 p.m.
Voting for Committees.
Matt Davis, Muskingum University
Michael Orrison, Harvey Mudd College
Francis Edward Su*, Harvey Mudd College
(1086052310) 
2:00 p.m.
Voting games with abstention: linking completeness, weightedness and power theories.
Josep Freixas*, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain
(1086911324) 
2:30 p.m.
The Influence Relation for Ternary Voting Games.
Cameron Parker*, University of San Diego
(1086911092) 
3:00 p.m.
A Polytopal Interpretation of the Banzhaf Power Index.
Catherine Stenson*, Juniata College
(108652204) 
3:30 p.m.
The median rule in judgement aggregation.
Marcus Pivato*, Trent University
Klaus Nehring, Department of Economics, University of California, Davis
(1086911184) 
4:00 p.m.
When Does Approval Voting Make the "Right Choices"?
D. Marc Kilgour*, Wilfrid Laurier University
Steven J. Brams, New York University
(1086911472) 
4:30 p.m.
SAM and Jury Decisions: Should the Supreme Court Overturn {\em Williams v. Florida}?
Jeff Suzuki*, Brooklyn College
Guillaume Jean, Brooklyn College
(10869156) 
5:00 p.m.
How to outguess your opponents.
Anthony Mendes*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Kent E. Morrison, American Institute of Mathematics
(108691768) 
5:30 p.m.
Positional Procedures and the Prevalence of Inconsistent Outcomes.
Mark A. Krines*, University of Iowa
(1086911181)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on the Theory and Applications of Differential Equations on Graphs, II
Room 30D, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Sergei Avdonin, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Jonathan Bell, University of Maryland, Baltimore County jbell@umbc.edu

1:00 p.m.
Determining a Distributed Parameter for a Neuronal Cable Model on a Metric Tree Graph.
Jonathan G. Bell*, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)
(108635868) 
1:30 p.m.
Inverse problems for strings with attached masses.
Julian K. Edward*, Florida International University
(1086351729) 
2:00 p.m.
Inverse problems for differential equations on graphs with cycles.
Sergei Avdonin*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(1086351924) 
3:00 p.m.
Quantum graph models of graphyne structures.
Ngoc T. Do, Texas A&M University
Peter Kuchment*, Texas A&M University
(1086822992) 
3:50 p.m.
The inverse boundary problem for twovelocity elastic networks.
Abdon Eddy Choque Rivero*, Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo
(1086121356) 
4:20 p.m.
pPoisson Equations on Infinite Graphs and pCapacity.
Lucio Prado*, BMCCTheCity University of New York
(1086312955) 
4:50 p.m.
Dynamical Inverse Problem on a Metric Tree.
B P Belinskiy, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
J V Matthews*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(1086351064)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic Varieties, Moduli Spaces, and Singularities
Room 13, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Some Elementary Components of the Hilbert Scheme of Points.
Mark E. Huibregtse*, Skidmore College
(108614438) 
1:15 p.m.
Endomorphism algebras of KugaSatake varieties.
Evgeny Mayanskiy*, Pennsylvania State University
(1086142163) 
1:30 p.m.
Nondefective secant varieties of split varieties.
Douglas A Torrance*, University of Idaho
(108614995) 
1:45 p.m.
The Complement of Fermat Curves in the Plane.
Ariel Setniker*, Western Oregon University
Melissa Haire, Gordon College
(1086141819) 
2:00 p.m.
Algebraic Cylces, Chow Varieties, and Symmetric Polynomials.
Jeremy B. Jankans*, University of California, Irvine
(1086142092) 
2:15 p.m.
The Monoid of Effective Divisor Classes on an Algebraic Surface.
Jeff A Rosoff*, Gustavus Adolphus College
(1086141460) 
2:30 p.m.
On the Secant Defectivity and the Waring's Problems.
Jia Wan*, University of Idaho
(1086142212) 
2:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED:Rationality of some homogeneous spaces.
Michel van Garrel*, Caltech
(1086142831) 
3:00 p.m.
Tamagawa Torsors of an Abelian Variety.
Saikat Biswas*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(108611508) 
3:15 p.m.
Cohomology Theories with Supports.
Joseph A Ross*, University of Southern California
(1086142591) 
3:30 p.m.
chern classes of logarithmic vector fields for locally quasihomogeneous free divisors.
Xia Liao*, Florida State University
(1086142725) 
3:45 p.m.
Affine Stratification Number and Compactified Moduli Space of Curves.
Chitrabhanu Chaudhuri*, Northwestern University
(1086142294) 
4:00 p.m.
A Wonderful Embedding of the Loop Group.
Pablo Solis*, UC Berkeley
(108614418) 
4:15 p.m.
Krichever Dynamics on a Ruled Surface.
Joshua T. Wood*, University of Georgia
(1086141313) 
4:30 p.m.
GromovWitten invariants for relatively coherent log schemes.
Michael P Kasa*, University of California, San Diego
(1086142721) 
4:45 p.m.
Ranklevel duality for odd orthogonal Lie algebras.
Swarnava Mukhopadhyay*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1086141757) 
5:00 p.m.
Psuedo Vertex Operator Algebras and Conformal Flows.
Rob Laber*, University of California, Santa Cruz
Geoffrey Mason, University of California, Santa Cruz
(1086082522) 
5:15 p.m.
Rates of polarization of polar codes constructed using algebraic geometry code kernels.
Sarah E. Anderson*, Clemson University
Gretchen L. Matthews, Clemson University
(1086142709)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Applied Mathematics and Modeling II
Room 30B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Index and Linear Stability of the CrissCross Orbit.
Duokui Yan*, Beihang University
Tiancheng Ouyang, Brigham Young University
Xiaojun Chang, Jilin University
(10863730) 
1:15 p.m.
Rigorous Numerical Methods for Gravitational Orbits.
Gregory T Minton*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1086651626) 
1:30 p.m.
Molecular Radiative Cooling in Astrophysical Jet Simulations.
Carl Gardner, Arizona State University
Brance Hudzietz*, Arizona State University
(1086812468) 
1:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On wellposed problems in adjustment of atmospheric data.
Ludmila Bourchtein*, Pelotas State University, Brazil
Andrei Bourchtein, Pelotas State University, Brazil
(1086862046) 
2:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Scaleadaptive numerical scheme for atmospheric modeling.
Andrei Bourchtein*, Pelotas State University, Brazil
Ludmila Bourchtein, Pelotas State University, Brazil
(1086862057) 
2:15 p.m.
Hyperspectral Band Selection Using Sparse Support Vector Machines.
Sofya Chepushtanova*, Colorado State University
Michael Kirby, Colorado State University
(1086901870) 
2:30 p.m.
A model for submarine granular flow with erosion.
Long H Le*, University of Central Arkansas
Jonathan Taylor, University of Central Arkansas
(1086761953) 
2:45 p.m.
Multiscale Representations of HighDimensional Data in Music Comparison Tasks.
K. M. Kinnaird*, Dartmouth College
(1086622577) 
3:00 p.m.
Error Estimation of Global Historical Data Reconstruction.
Nancy Tafolla*, San Diego State University
(1086621423) 
3:15 p.m.
A Generalized AwRascleZhang Model Fitted with Historical Traffic Data.
Shimao Fan*, Temple University
(1086351218) 
3:45 p.m.
Heuristics in the $p$post Tower of Hanoi Problem.
Andrey Rukhin*, Naval Surface Warfare Center  Dahlgren Division
(1086681532) 
4:00 p.m.
Modeling a building Evacuation.
Olive N. Mbianda*, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Henry Hexmoor, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, Department of Computer Science
(108668304) 
4:15 p.m.
Shape Classification Using Diffeomorphic Deformation of Contours.
Minh P. Nguyen*, University of Texas at Dallas
Yan Cao, University of Texas at Dallas
(1086681884) 
4:30 p.m.
3D Graphs With Augmented Perception.
Sam F Tannouri*, Baltimore
Ahlam E. Tannouri, Morgan State University
(1086682893) 
4:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Decomposition of diffusion operators and application in image analysis.
Yan Wang*, University of Pennsylvania
(1086352888) 
5:00 p.m.
On Generalized PeronaMalik Diffusion Equations in Image Processing.
V. B. Surya Prasath*, University of MissouriColumbia
Jose Alberto Iglesias Martinez, Universite Paris IX Dauphine, France
Dmitry Vorotnikov, University of Coimbra, Portugal
(1086352916) 
5:15 p.m.
A generalized 1l greedy algorithm for image reconstruction in computed tomography.
Jiehua Zhu*, Georgia Southern University
Xiezhang Li, Georgia Southern University
(1086922969)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Communicating Mathematics, IV
Room 33A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Brian Katz, Augustana College briankatz@augustana.edu
Elizabeth Thoren, University of California Santa Barbara

1:00 p.m.
Capstone Communication Strategies.
Jeffery T. McLean*, University of St. Thomas
(1086D11257) 
1:20 p.m.
Writing Mathematics: Creating an MCMBased Capstone Course.
Randall E Cone*, Virginia Military Institute
(1086D11062) 
1:40 p.m.
R$^4$S: Reading, `Riting, Rewriting, Rehearsing and Speaking.
Thomas Q Sibley*, St. John's University/College of St. Benedict
(1086D1959) 
2:00 p.m.
Calculus for Dummies: A Student Writing Project.
Audrey Malagon*, Virginia Wesleyan College
(1086D1315) 
2:20 p.m.
Let Students Talk and Write Their Mathematics Ideas.
Su Liang*, California State University (San Bernardino)
(1086D1605) 
2:40 p.m.
Improving Proof Writing Through Peer Review.
Rebecca L. Jayne*, Washington College
(1086D12496) 
3:00 p.m.
Intensive Experiences for Undergraduate Mathematics.
Suzanne Sumner*, University of Mary Washington
(1086D11947) 
3:20 p.m.
From "A Letter Home" to Senior Capstone: Writing Across the Major at Hood College.
Ann C. Stewart*, Hood College
Jill Bigley Dunham, Hood College
(1086D12451) 
3:40 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Writing and Mathematics.
Hayden Schaeffer*, University of California, Los Angeles
(1086D11901) 
4:00 p.m.
How can we help students "do" mathematics? Writing activities to challenge thought and elicit mathematical understanding.
Yelena Baishanski*, City University of New York  LaGuardia Community College
Reem Jaafar, City University of New York  LaGuardia Community College
(1086D12847) 
4:20 p.m.
Writing in Calculus I: Is It Derivative or Integral?
Rebekah B. Johnson Yates*, Houghton College
(1086D12510) 
4:40 p.m.
Communicating Criticism: Helping students learn to critique mathematical writing and to improve their writing with criticism received.
Kimberly J Presser*, Shippensburg University
(1086D1754)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Developmental Mathematics Education, II
Room 4, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
J. Winston Crawley, Shippensburg University jwcraw@ship.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University

1:00 p.m.
Course Redesign: Rethinking Instruction and Assessment in Developemental Mathematics by Taking Advantage of Computer Technology.
Ward E. Canfield*, National Louis University
(1086E1397) 
1:20 p.m.
FastTrack: A Developmental Mathematics Summer Hybrid Program.
Maggie Lee McHugh*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
Jennifer J. Kosiak, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
(1086E1460) 
1:40 p.m.
InquiryBased Learning in a Developmental Mathematics Course.
Victor I. Piercey*, Ferris State University
(1086E1727) 
2:00 p.m.
Redesign for NonStop Learning.
Mary Kay Abbey*, Montgomery College, MD
(1086E1548) 
2:20 p.m.
New Strategies in Teaching Developmental Mathematics.
Zhixiong Chen*, New Jersey City University
Yi Ding, New Jersey City University
(1086E1987) 
2:40 p.m.
Statway: What worked well and how we're improving.
Mary R Parker*, Austin Community College
(1086E12442) 
3:00 p.m.
Understanding and Addressing Mathematical Shame.
Angela G VierlingClaassen*, Lesley University
(1086E12309) 
3:20 p.m.
Shortening the Path: Condensing the Developmental Sequence into a Single Semester.
Paul M Musial*, Chicago State University
(1086E12121)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Ergodic Theory, Dynamics, and Harmonic Analysis
Room 10, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
PseudoAnosov flows on graph manifolds with periodic pieces.
Russell Waller*, Florida State University
(1086372427) 
1:15 p.m.
Entropy of Infinite MeasurePreserving Transformations.
Rachel Louise Bayless*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(1086371984) 
1:30 p.m.
Uniformly Rigid Homeomorphisms.
Kelly Brooke Yancey*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108637245) 
1:45 p.m.
On Maps Commuting with the Flip Map.
Nicholas Long*, Stephen F. Austin State University
(108637509) 
2:00 p.m.
Continuous actions of the discrete Heisenberg group on surfaces.
Kiran Parkhe*, Northwestern University
(1086372652) 
2:15 p.m.
Continued Exploration of Nearly Continuous Even Kakutani Equivalence.
Bethany Diane Springer*, Colorado State University
(1086371438) 
2:30 p.m.
Boundary Value Problems on a Half Sierpinski Gasket.
Weilin Li*, Cornell University
Robert S Strichartz, Cornell University
(1086332042) 
2:45 p.m.
Homogenization results for Stationary Ergodic Free Boundary Problems in $\mathbb{R}^2$: Elliptic Case in Layered Form.
Luis Caffarelli, University of TexasAustin
Betul OrcanEkmekci*, Rice University
(1086351992) 
3:00 p.m.
Regularity Properties of Solutions of a Higher Order Free Boundary Problem.
Henok Mawi*, Howard University
(1086352320) 
3:15 p.m.
An improvement on eigenfunction restriction estimates for compact boundaryless Riemannian manifolds with nonpositive sectional curvature.
Xuehua Chen*, Johns Hopkins University
(10863564) 
3:30 p.m.
Analysis of the LawrenceDoniach Model in Perpendicular Applied Fields.
Patricia E. Bauman, Purdue University
Guanying Peng*, Purdue University
(1086351907) 
3:45 p.m.
Separation of a Lower Dimensional Free Boundary in a Two Phase Problem.
Mark A Allen*, Purdue University
(1086491384) 
4:00 p.m.
On a FirstOrder Semipositone Discrete Fractional Boundary Value Problem.
Christopher S. Goodrich*, Creighton Preparatory School
(1086392881) 
4:15 p.m.
Positive radial solutions for a class of singular pLaplacian system in a ball.
Jahmario Williams*, Mississippi State University
Hai Dang, Mississippi State University
(108635776) 
4:30 p.m.
Smallness and Comparison Properties in Certain Topological Dynamical Systems.
Julian M Buck*, Francis Marion University
(1086461540)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Graph Theory II
Room 19, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Oriented Gain Graphs, Line Graphs and Eigenvalues.
Nathan H Reff*, Alfred University
(1086052345) 
1:15 p.m.
Edgedisjoint spanning trees and eigenvalues in graphs.
Xiaofeng Gu*, West Virginia University
(1086051287) 
1:30 p.m.
A coil $G$ on $n$ vertices is fourcolorable.
Nancy Eaton, University of Rhode Island
Adam Gilbert, University of Rhode Island
A. M. Heissan*, University of Rhode Island
(1086052101) 
1:45 p.m.
Threshold Digraphs.
James Michael Shook*, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Brian Cloteaux, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Elizabeth Moseman, National Institute of Standards and Technology
M Drew LaMar, The College of William and Mary
(1086052626) 
2:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A generalization of optimality of vertex rankings on infinite graphs.
Bonnie C. Jacob*, National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology
(1086052684) 
2:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Rank number of some graph Cartesian products.
Jobby Jacob*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1086052691) 
2:30 p.m.
Graph decomposition and parity.
Amanda Redlich*, Rutgers University
(1086052947) 
2:45 p.m.
The Logic of Graph Decompositions.
Stephen Flood*, Pennsylvania State University
(1086032063) 
3:00 p.m.
A Twisted Topological $k$Graph and New Aperiodicity Conditions.
Sarah E. Wright*, College of the Holy Cross
(1086462552) 
3:15 p.m.
The Cardinality of Minimal Not Near Planar Graphs.
Kwang Ju Choi*, Louisiana State University
Bogdan Oporowski, Louisiana State University
(1086051874) 
3:30 p.m.
Path Decompositions of the Kneser Graph.
T. R. Whitt*, Auburn University
C. A. Rodger, Auburn University
(1086052975) 
3:45 p.m.
Identifying Codes in the Product of Cliques.
Wayne Goddard, Clemson University
Douglas Rall, Furman University
Kirsti Wash*, Clemson University
(1086051132) 
4:00 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
(10860563) 
4:15 p.m.
Asymptotic Automorphism Groups of Circulant Graphs and Digraphs.
Soumya Bhoumik*, Mississippi State University
Edward Dobson, Mississippi State University
Joy Morris, University of Lethbridge
(108605763) 
4:30 p.m.
Diameters of groups generated by transposition trees.
Benjamin Jerome Kraft*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1086051015) 
4:45 p.m.
Pancyclicity in Finite Projective Planes.
Oscar Vega*, California State University, Fresno
(1086051808) 
5:00 p.m.
Group Connectivity of Ryjácěk's closure of clawfree graphs.
Senmei Yao*, Marian University in Fond du Lac
(1086052841) 
5:15 p.m.
Sharper Lower Bounds in the Maximum Degree and Diameter Bounded Subgraph Problem in the Mesh.
Sachi Hashimoto*, University of Chicago
(1086051040) 
5:30 p.m.
Sunburst Graphs and Independent Sets.
Leslie Horton*, AWM
(108611275)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Groups and Semigroups
Room 12, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
One Hundred Years of Infinite Group Theory: The Legacy of Max Dehn.
David E. Peifer*, UNC Asheville
(1086201813) 
1:15 p.m.
CannonThurston Maps and Subgroup Distortion.
Owen Thomas Baker*, McMaster University
(1086202392) 
1:30 p.m.
The Automorphism Group of the Hyperelliptic Torelli Group.
Leah Childers*, Pittsburg State University
(1086202007) 
1:45 p.m.
The dual groups of weakened group topologies for $\mathbb R^n$.
T. Christine Stevens*, Saint Louis University
(1086222837) 
2:00 p.m.
Actions of Right Angled Coxeter Groups.
Yulan Qing*, Tufts University
(1086202048) 
2:15 p.m.
The word problem in the automorphism groups of rightangled Artin groups is in P.
Carrie A. Whittle*, University of Arkansas
(1086202660) 
2:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Mackey functors and sharpness for fusion systems.
Adam M Glesser*, California State University Fullerton
(1086202199) 
2:45 p.m.
Algebraically Determined Semidirect Products.
We'am M. Jasim*, Texas A&M International University
Robert R. Kallman, University of North Texas
(10862208) 
3:00 p.m.
The free metabelian product of free nilpotent groups.
Margaret H. Dean*, CUNY/BMCC
(1086202735) 
3:15 p.m.
A nonembedding result for Thompson's Group V.
Nathan A Corwin*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(1086202583) 
3:30 p.m.
Length of Families of Elements in Thompson's Groups $F$ and $T$.
David C. McKlveen, University of Wisconsin  Stout
Sharif Younes*, Bowdoin College
(1086202559) 
3:45 p.m.
Partial decomposition bases and Warfield groups.
Carol Jacoby, Jacoby Consulting
Peter Loth*, Sacred Heart University
(108620364) 
4:00 p.m.
Homology of Group Von Neumann Algebras.
Wade Mattox*, Salem College
(1086201051) 
4:15 p.m.
Longer chains of idempotents in $\beta G$.
Neil Hindman*, Howard University
Dona Strauss, University of Leeds
Yevhen Zelenyuk, University of the Witwatersrand
(108622544) 
4:30 p.m.
More differences between the right and left topological extensions of a semigroup operation to $\beta S$.
Monique A. Peters*, Howard University
(108622643) 
4:45 p.m.
Chains of idempotents in the StoneCech compactification of free semigroups.
Kourtney Fulton*, Howard University
(108622780)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Assorted Topics, I
Room 5B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Abdramane Serme, CUNY
Zhanbo Yang, University of the Incarnate Word

1:00 p.m.
Publishing math texts directly to the websome fantastic open source tools.
Albert W Schueller*, Whitman College
(1086VR821) 
1:15 p.m.
Communicating Mathematically Through Podcasts.
Sherrie Serros*, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
Rebecca Ledocq, University of Wisconsin  LaCrosse
Erick Hofacker, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
(1086VR667) 
1:30 p.m.
Does the Ability to Purchase a Week's Worth of Groceries for less than One Dollar Influence the Chance that a Student will make an "Innumeracy Type" Statistical Error?
Larry Wayne Lewis*, MidContinent University
(1086VR2141) 
1:45 p.m.
What do you think of .999...? Inviting discussion with open ended questions.
Brie A. Finegold*, University of Arizona
(1086VR739) 
2:00 p.m.
Students communicating mathematics to a broader audience: using vertical connections in mathematics and school district partnerships as a vehicle.
Minerva Cordero, University of Texas at Arlington
James Epperson, University of Texas at Arlington
Theresa Jorgensen*, University of Texas at Arlington
(1086VR2584) 
2:15 p.m.
Teaching a Course in Mathematical Communication for Prospective High School Mathematics Teachers, Preliminary Report.
Michael D Bice*, California State University, Stanislaus
Heather A Coughlin, California State University, Stanislaus
(1086VR2629) 
2:30 p.m.
Dynamical Systems in the Sixth Grade Science Classroom.
Scott R Kaschner*, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
(1086VR1264) 
2:45 p.m.
Can you have a Math Club at a small community college? Yes you can, but....
Christina L Arenas*, Cañada College, Redwood City, CA
Jose J Covarrubias, Cañada College, Redwood City, CA
Michael Hoffman, Cañada College, Redwood City, CA
(1086VR1296) 
3:00 p.m.
Students Mentoring (by faculty) Programs in a Community College.
Abdramane Serme*, The City University of New York (CUNY/BMCC)
(1086VR2917) 
3:15 p.m.
Learning To Cooperate  one researcher's experiences building effective cooperative groups with students.
Martha H. Byrne*, University of New Mexico
(1086VR1195) 
3:30 p.m.
Using Undergraduate Learning Assistants in Mathematics and Statistics.
Sandra G Johnson*, St. Cloud State University
Melissa B HanzsekBrill, St. Cloud State University
Sonja Goerdt, St. Cloud State University
(1086VR1160) 
3:45 p.m.
A Mathematical Tour in South America.
Paul A Loomis*, Bloomsburg University
(1086VR1403) 
4:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED:Comparative Study of the National Math Curriculum with Curricula from Four Nations.
Ulrich Wilms*, Piedmont College
(1086VR2377) 
4:15 p.m.
Break. 
4:30 p.m.
What can I do with a Bachelor's degree in math? Five basic career fields for mathematics majors.
Paul Bialek*, Trinity International University
(1086VR2491) 
4:45 p.m.
Effects of the Top Ten Percent Law in Texas.
Bryan Nankervis*, Texas State UniversitySan Marcos
(1086VR718) 
5:00 p.m.
The Support of the International Mathematics Community to Hua Lookeng.
Jean W. Richard*, The City University of New York (CUNY/BMCC)
Abdramane Serme, The City University of New York (CUNY/BMCC)
(1086VR2723) 
5:15 p.m.
Mathematics, Music and Biology: the "We" of Empathy.
Rosanna Iembo*, University of Calabria, Italy
Irene Iaccarino, Music School, Italy
Michele Bernasconi, University of Zurich, Switzerland
(1086VR829)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Mathematics Education, III
Room 33C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Lipika Deka, California State University, Monterrey Bay
Benjamin Atchison, Framingham State University

1:00 p.m.
Relearning algebra: Transitioning to learning mathematics with meaning.
Kirsty Eisenhart*, Western Michigan University
(1086VE2800) 
1:15 p.m.
Adapt or Die: A 1.5 Year Quest for an Engaging Course in College Algebra.
Benjamin Atchison*, Framingham State University
(1086VE2414) 
1:30 p.m.
Just enough algebra  a new approach to preparing college students.
Suzanne I Doree*, Augsburg College
(1086VE1640) 
1:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Preparing Students for Success in Algebra.
Steven R. Lay*, Lee University
(1086VE1035) 
2:00 p.m.
New Educational Program in Mathematics for STEM Majors, Part II.
Andrew Bucki, Langston University
Abebaw Tadesse*, Langston University
(1086VE1745) 
2:15 p.m.
Fostering habits of mind for students in developmental mathematics courses through Early Alert System.
Lipika Deka*, California State UniversityMonterey Bay
(1086VE2920) 
2:30 p.m.
HRPAL: A partnership to enhance Algebra performance.
Jale F. Akyurtlu*, Hampton University
Otsebele Nare, Hampton University
Shari Wiley, Hampton University
Anne Pierce, Hampton University
Gertrude Henry, Hampton University
(1086VE2655) 
2:45 p.m.
Students' difficulties for studying undergraduate mathematics.
Jacob Sloujitel*, Globe Institute of Technology, New York
(1086VE2436) 
3:00 p.m.
Engaging Undergraduate Nursing and Health Science Students in Advanced Statistics.
Darlene M Olsen*, Norwich University
(1086VE2267) 
3:15 p.m.
Sandlot Stats:Learning Statistics with Baseball.
Stanley Rothman*, Quinnipiac University
(1086VE89) 
3:30 p.m.
Course Redesign in Elementary Statistics at Lincoln University.
Qingxia Li*, Lincoln University
Mara Aruguete, Lincoln University
(1086VE292) 
3:45 p.m.
The Geometric Analysis of Shark Teeth.
Daniel Huber, University of Tampa
Leslie Jones*, University of Tampa
Rebecca Waggett, University of Tampa
(1086VE33) 
4:00 p.m.
Math Education of Deaf and HardofHearing Students  A Silent Crisis?
Suriza Van der Sandt*, The College of New Jersey
Cathy Liebars, The College of New Jersey
Shilpa Nandwani, The College of New Jersey
(1086VE2429) 
4:15 p.m.
Datamining to track student attitudes.
Andrew J Cousino*, Kansas State University
(1086VE2520) 
4:30 p.m.
Survey on College Students Experience in their first College Mathematics Course.
Kevin J. Haertzen*, University of WisconsinPlatteville
(1086VE2540) 
4:45 p.m.
How Can Cardiovascular Exercise Change the Brain and Improve the Learning of Mathematics?
Alexander G. Atwood*, SUNY Suffolk County Community College
(1086VE2771) 
5:00 p.m.
Technology in Math Classes.
Ping Wang*, Penn State University
Mike Gallis, Penn State University
(1086VE2964)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Preparing Elementary School Mathematics Specialists
Room 6C, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Steve Morics, University of Redlands steven_morics@redlands.edu
Klay T. Kruczek, Southern Connecticut State University

1:00 p.m.
Using the Intel Math Course to Train and Support K8 Mathematics Specialists.
Cynthia Anhalt*, University of Arizona
Taliesin Sutton, University of Arizona
(1086M1480) 
1:20 p.m.
Elementary Mathematics Specialist Program at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette  Part I.
Kathleen D. Lopez*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Peter A. Sheppard, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Patricia W. Beaulieu, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Christina EubanksTurner, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1086M12808) 
1:40 p.m.
Elementary Mathematics Specialist Program at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette  Part II.
Patricia W. Beaulieu*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Peter A. Sheppard, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Christina EubanksTurner, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Kathleen D. Lopez, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1086M12817) 
2:00 p.m.
Big Ideas in Mathematics: An InquiryBased Program to Prepare Elementary Math Specialists.
Jennifer E. Szydlik*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(1086M1731) 
2:20 p.m.
North Carolina Elementary Mathematics AddOn License Program.
Carol E. Seaman*, UNC Greensboro
David K. Pugalee, UNC Charlotte
(1086M1719) 
2:40 p.m.
Filling in the Gaps: Increasing Content Knowledge and Pedagogy of Elementary Teachers of Mathematics.
Rebecca Ortiz*, Texas Tech University
Carol Williams, Texas Tech University
Magdalena Pando, Texas Tech University
(1086M12949) 
3:00 p.m.
Upper division math courses designed specifically for the undergraduate perservice middle school mathematics specialists.
Gary A. Harris*, Texas Tech University
(1086M1589) 
3:20 p.m.
Understanding Changes in Teaching Practice After ContentBased Professional Development.
Priya Vinata Prasad*, University of Arizona
(1086M12009)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Touch It, Feel It, Learn It: Tactile Learning Activities in the Undergraduate Mathematics Classroom, III
Room 7A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Jessica M. Libertini, University of Rhode Island jessica@jhu.edu
Julie Barnes, Western Carolina University

1:00 p.m.
Ball toss, crackers & cheese, and line dancing: Concrete ways to help students understand functions in precalculus.
Julie Barnes*, Western Carolina University
(1086P51943) 
1:20 p.m.
An OpenEnded Problem: Hexagon Numbers.
John C Mayer*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1086P5902) 
1:40 p.m.
Graph (no longer just) Theory.
Jill Bigley Dunham*, Hood College
(1086P52740) 
2:00 p.m.
A HandsOn Introduction to Knot Theory.
Hannah R Robbins*, Roanoke College
(1086P5782) 
2:20 p.m.
Finding Groups in a (New) Color Cube Puzzle.
Justin A. Brown*, Olivet Nazarene University
Dale K. Hathaway, Olivet Nazarene University
(1086P5261) 
2:40 p.m.
Handon coding theory: Can you hear me now?
David Clark*, University of Minnesota
(1086P52045) 
3:00 p.m.
Building and Feeling Confidence Intervals.
Therese Shelton*, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX
(1086P52272) 
3:20 p.m.
Painting with light: visualizing mathematical concepts using longexposure photography.
Johann A. Thiel*, United States Military Academy
(1086P52125)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
MAA Session on Transition from High School to College: Alternative Pathways
Room 2, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University burrill@msu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Selected Results from the MAA Calculus Study.
David Bressoud*, Macalester College
(1086Q1962) 
1:30 p.m.
Physics Education Research: tools for educational transformation at a critical time.
Noah D Finkelstein*, Department of Physics/University of Colorado Boulder
(1086Q12122) 
2:00 p.m.
The New Mathways Project: A Statewide Initiative to redesign the pathways to and through gateway college mathematics courses in Texas.
Uri Treisman*, University of Texas at Austin
(1086Q12072) 
2:30 p.m.
Quantway and Statway: Successful Pathways To and Through a College Level Math Course.
Karon Klipple*, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
Cinnamon Hillyard, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
(1086Q12084) 
3:00 p.m.
Abstract Algebra for High School Teachers.
Al Cuoco*, Center for Mathematics Education, EDC
Joseph Rotman, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1086Q11054) 
3:30 p.m.
Alternative PathwaysEntry Level Mathematics Options.
Roxy Peck*, Cal Poly, San Luis Ob

1:00 p.m.