Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Day
Current as of Friday, January 18, 2013 00:31:56
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
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 Obispo
(1086Q12586) 
4:00 p.m.
Math Jam! Building Community and Improving Math Placement at Cañada College.
Michael Hoffman*, Cañada College
Amanda Pitts, Cañada College
(1086Q12898) 
4:30 p.m.
TALK MOVED FROM 5:30PM TO 4:30PM: Advanced Quantitative Reasoning: Mathematics, Statistics, and Modeling for College Readiness and Informed Citizenship.
Gregory D. Foley*, Ohio University
(1086Q11173) 
4:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Calculus is Hard, Change is Harder.
Daniel T Kaplan*, Macalester College
(1086Q12004) 
5:00 p.m.
Transition to College Mathematics and Statistics for NonSTEM Students.
Christian Hirsch*, Western Michigan University
(1086Q1777)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.2:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Trends in Undergraduate Mathematical Biology Education, II
Room 3, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Timothy D. Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu

1:00 p.m.
Rosalind: Free Bioinformatics Education via Online Introductory Programming.
Phillip E. C. Compeau*, University of CaliforniaSan Diego
Nikolay Vyahhi, St. Petersburg Academic University
(1086Q52842) 
1:20 p.m.
"Mathematical Concepts and Methods in Modern Biology: Using Modern Discrete Models"  A Collection of Undergraduate Mathematical Biology Modules.
Raina Robeva*, Sweet Briar College
(1086Q52793) 
1:40 p.m.
Undergraduate Research in Gene Regulatory Networks.
Dan Hrozencik*, Chicago State University
(1086Q51986) 
2:00 p.m.
Turn down the volume, turn up the noise: a course module in discrete stochastic modeling and simulation.
Kevin R. Sanft*, Dept. of Mathematics, Statistics, and Computer Science and Center for Interdisciplinary Research, St. Olaf College
(1086Q52191) 
2:20 p.m.
Help, my student doesn't want to code! Two biomath research projects that gently introduce programming concepts in a GUIbased modeling environment.
Robert J Rovetti*, Loyola Marymount University
(1086Q52192)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Undergraduate Research in Combinatorics and Number Theory
Room 18, Mezzanine Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
The Edge Coloring Game on Extended Stars.
Luke F Naftz*, University of Colorado Denver, Linfield College
Tyler Hays, University of California Berkeley, Linfield College
(108605324) 
1:15 p.m.
Relaxed Coloring Games on Complete Multipartite Graphs.
Alexander H. Sistko*, Bradley University
Lawrence Barrett, University of Rochester
John Portin, Linfield College
Susan Rufai, McMinville School District
(108605405) 
1:30 p.m.
The Edgebalance Index Set of Halin Graph of Double Stars.
Andrea Monterotti*, Stonehill College
Hsinhao Su, Stonehill College
(108605220) 
1:45 p.m.
The Edgebalance Index Set of Two and Three Level Wheels.
Ryan Sullivan*, Stonehill College
Hsinhao Su, Stonehill College
(108605221) 
2:00 p.m.
A New Graceful Labeling for Pendant Graphs.
Alessandra K Graf*, Northern Arizona University
(1086052480) 
2:15 p.m.
On decomposing $\lambda$fold complete graphs into Stanton 4cycles.
Saad ElZanati, Illinois State University
Adam Hakes*, Purdue University
Joel Jeffries, University of Central Missouri
Elizabeth Mastalio, University of Northern Iowa
Jordan Torf, Illinois State University
(1086052183) 
2:30 p.m.
Tree decompositions of regular graphs and multigraphs.
Saad I ElZanati, Illinois State University
Marie Ermete*, Central Michigan Umiversity
James Hasty, BismarckHenning High School
(1086052236) 
2:45 p.m.
Trees of Irreducible Numerical Semigroups.
Jose Martinez*, Northern Arizona University
(1086112913) 
3:00 p.m.
The DeletionInsertion Model Applied to the Genome Rearrangement Problem.
Noah Williams*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(1086052681) 
3:15 p.m.
Extensions of Finite Distributive Lattices using $Min(L)$.
Tanya Nichole Riston*, Penn State UniversityErie, The Behrend College
(1086062759) 
3:30 p.m.
A New Proof of the Lecture Hall Theorem.
Alexander Mikhail Komarinski*, Arizona State University
Meredith Harris, Clemson University
(1086052806) 
3:45 p.m.
New Results on the Coxeter Group Structure of Lecture Hall Partitions.
Lara Bradford*, Bard College
Carly Matson, University of Virginia
(1086051468) 
4:00 p.m.
Generalized Sum and Difference Sets and $d$dimensional Modular Hyperbolas.
Victor D Luo*, Williams College
Amanda Bower, University of MichiganDearborn
Steven J Miller, Williams College
(108611909) 
4:15 p.m.
Strings of Special Primes in Arithmetic Progressions.
Keenan Monks*, Harvard University
Sarah Peluse, University of Chicago
Lynnelle Ye, Stanford University
(1086112749) 
4:30 p.m.
Galois 2adic Fields of Degree 12.
Christopher R Shill*, Elon University
Chad Awtrey, Elon University
(1086111778) 
4:45 p.m.
IntervalVector Polytopes.
Jessica C De Silva, California State University, Stanislaus
Gabriel D DorfsmanHopkins*, Dartmouth College
Joseph T Pruitt, California State University, Long Beach
(1086051606) 
5:00 p.m.
An Infinite Family of Perfect Parallelepipeds.
Benjamin D. Sokolowsky*, Bucknell University
Amy G. VanHooft, The College at Brockport, State University of New York
Rachel M. Volkert, University of Northern Iowa
Clifford A. Reiter, Lafayette College
(108611632) 
5:15 p.m.
Closed Formulas for Folding Some Cases of the Origami Miura Map Fold.
Jessica E Ginepro*, Western New England University
(1086051585) 
5:30 p.m.
On Mod(3) Edgemagic Cubic Graphs.
Matt Tardiff*, Stonehill College
Hsinhao Su, Stonehill College
(108605222)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Undergraduate Research in Mathematical Biology and Modeling
Room 30E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Stochastic Effects on the Outcome of Species in Competition.
Matthew Cattivera*, University of San Diego
Seth Haney, University of San Diego
Adam Siepielski, University of San Diego
(1086922056) 
1:15 p.m.
Ducking Responsibility: How Laziness Pays Off in Arctic Duck Populations.
Alexis Sparko*, Smith College
Yu Jin, Smith College
(1086922146) 
1:30 p.m.
CostBenefit Analysis of Kleptoparasitic Interactions.
David Gamble Sykes*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Jan Rychtar, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(1086922252) 
1:45 p.m.
Modeling Fitness of Onthophagus taurus: The Effects of Density on Mating Success.
Theresa Marie Dalmut*, James Madison University
Emily Cate, James Madison University
(1086922834) 
2:00 p.m.
Optimal Strategies for Arrival and Departure of Male Onthophagus taurus.
Lauren M. Taylor*, James Madison University
Jennifer E. Roth, James Madison University
(1086922596) 
2:15 p.m.
Accurately Modeling Zooplankton Mortality Rates.
Catherine King*, College of William and Mary
Kate Shipman, College of William and Mary
(1086922799) 
2:30 p.m.
Modeling Zebrafish Spinal Cord Development.
Shalla Hanson*, Smith College
Kelly Zaccheo, Smith College
(1086922241) 
2:45 p.m.
Modeling the Effect of Alcohol on Glucose Regulation.
Joseph Bulatowicz*, New Jersey City University
Eric Ledesma, New Jersey City University
Zhixiong Chen, New Jersey City University
Yi Ding, New Jersey City University
(1086341820) 
3:00 p.m.
Urban Lead and Its Health Consequences on Children: A Mathematical Model.
Andrew Getz, New Jersey City University
Bernard R Lipat*, New Jersey City University
Zhixiong Chen, New Jersey City University
Yi Ding, New Jersey City University
(108635958) 
3:15 p.m.
Modeling Glioblastoma Growth Using a Poisson Process.
Michael Clare Manning*, Arizona State University
(1086032791) 
3:30 p.m.
The Mathematical Modeling of Multifocal Tumors.
Ashley L Webber*, Arizona State University
(1086601920) 
3:45 p.m.
A multiscale approach to investigate invasion characteristics of heterogeneous glial cells and its implications on the overall growth kinetics of glioma progression.
Joseph Juliano*, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University
Andrea HawkinsDaarud, Department of Pathology, University of Washington
Russ Rockne, Department of Pathology, University of Washington
Peter Canoll, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University
Kristin Swanson, Department of Pathology, University of Washington
(1086922863) 
4:00 p.m.
The talk by Alison Margolskee has been moved to the AMS Session on Mathematical Biology at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday in slot #822. 
4:15 p.m.
Secondary Aneurysm Formation Due to the Effects of a Primary Aneurysm.
Bruno Gabriel Beltran*, Louisiana State University
Daniel Burkow, Arizona State University
Courtney Bruce, Department of Biological Sciences, Arizona State University
Sarah Erickson, Western Washington University
(1086762215) 
4:30 p.m.
Salmonella Outbreaks: Assessing Causes and Trends.
Sarah Rachell Salter*, Kean University
Amanda Luby, College of St.Benedict
Kevin Torres, University of Puerto Rico
(108662949) 
4:45 p.m.
Survival Analysis on Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B.
Lin Han, Stony Brook University
James R. Stinecipher*, California State University, Fresno
(108662202) 
5:00 p.m.
A Stochastic, SpatiallyStructured Model for Metapopulation Dynamics with Applications to the American Pika (Ochotona princeps).
Easton R. White*, Arizona State University/ Scottsdale Community College
John D. Nagy, Scottsdale Community College/Arizona State University
(1086922887)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AWM Workshop on Number Theory, II
Room 6F, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Newton polygons for a variant of the Kloosterman family.
Rebecca Bellovin, Stanford University
Sharon Anne Garthwaite, Bucknell University
Ekin Ozman, University of Texas  Austin
Rachel Pries*, Colorado State University
Cassandra Williams, James Madison University
Hui June Zhu, SUNY  Buffalo
(108611913) 
1:30 p.m.
Newton and Hodge Polygons for a Variant of the Kloosterman Family.
Rebecca Bellovin, Stanford University
Sharon Anne Garthwaite, Bucknell University
Ekin Ozman*, University of TexasAustin
Rachel Pries, Colorado State University
Cassandra Williams, Colorado State University
Hui June Zhu, State University of New York
(108611907) 
2:00 p.m.
The $a$numbers of Jacobians of Suzuki Curves.
Holley Friedlander, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Derek Garton, Northwestern University
Beth Malmskog*, Colorado College
Rachel Pries, Colorado State University
Colin Weir, University of Calgary
(108611309) 
2:30 p.m.
Simultaneous Prime Values of Pairs of Quadratic Forms.
D. R. HeathBrown, University of Oxford
Lillian B. Pierce*, University of Oxford
(108611248) 
3:00 p.m.
Arithmetic of thin groups.
Elena Fuchs*, University of California, Berkeley
(1086111014) 
3:30 p.m.
Weierstrass points on the Drinfeld modular curve $X_0(\mathfrak{p})$.
Christelle Vincent*, Stanford University
(108611343) 
4:00 p.m.
Local global compatibility and monodromy.
Ana Caraiani*, University of Chicago
(108611889) 
4:30 p.m.
Comparing the arithmetic intersection formulas of BruinierYang and LauterViray.
Jacqueline Anderson, Brown University
Jennifer S. Balakrishnan*, Harvard University
Kristin Lauter, Microsoft Research
Jennifer Park, MIT
Bianca Viray, Brown University
(1086111103) 
5:00 p.m.
On the Independence of Heegner Points.
Hatice Sahinoglu*, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
(108611842) 
5:30 p.m.
The computation of anticyclotomic $\Lambda$adic regulators of elliptic curves.
Mirela Ciperiani*, The University of Texas at Austin
(1086111183)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Perspectives from Industry
Room 11A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Luminita Vese, University of California, Los Angeles lvese@math.ucla.edu
LiTien Cheng, University of California, San Diego
Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida

1:00 p.m.
Twodimensional shape analysis: Case studies from industry.
Kathryn Leonard*, Cal State Channel Islands
(1086521602) 
1:30 p.m.
Hydration Free Energy from a Variational Implicit Solvent Model.
J. Che*, Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
Z. Guo, Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation
B. Li, Univ. of California, San Diego
L. Cheng, Univ. of California, San Diego
J. Dzubiella, Humboldt University of Berlin
(1086921937) 
2:00 p.m.
Computational image analysis methods for modern cardiac imaging data.
Piotr Slomka*, Artificial Intelligence In Medicine Program/Department of Imaging CedarsSinai Medical Center
(1086922984) 
2:30 p.m.
The Future of Math in Biology: Solving Disease, Creating Life.
Barry Merriman*, Life Technologies, Inc.
(1086922988) 
3:00 p.m.
Optimal measurement kernel for widearea compressive imaging.
Robert R. Muise*, Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control
(1086652990) 
3:30 p.m.
State of the Art in Multiphysics Simulation.
David Kan*, Comsol, Inc.
(1086652973) 
4:00 p.m.
Computer Vision for Robotics in the Home, Factories, and Space.
Jason Meltzer*, Evolution Robotics/iRobot
(1086682727) 
4:30 p.m.
Towards Personalized Medicine.
Dorin Comaniciu*, Siemens Corporate Technology
(1086002995) 
5:00 p.m.
Role of mathematics in solving industrial problems: semiconductor materials & chemistry.
Sadasivan Shankar*, Intel Corporation
(1086652996) 
5:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
How a placement program can increase success rates in preparatory courses and the calculus sequence.
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Alison Ahlgren, University of Illinois
Marc Harper, University of California Los Angeles
Panelists:
Karen Rhea, University of Michigan
Pavel Sikorski, Michigan State University
Andrew Tonge, Kent State University 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:15 p.m.4:25 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Assorted Topics, II
Room 6E, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Stephen Davis, Davidson College stdavis@davidson.edu
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Douglas Norton, Villanova University
Moderators:
Kumar Pial Das, Lamar University
Hideo Nagahshi, University of Guam

1:00 p.m.
A report on the Mathematics SSTEM project at UIW.
Zhanbo Yang*, University of the Incarnate Word
(1086VR862) 
1:15 p.m.
The Many Faces of a Pythagorean Triple.
Donald A. Sokol*, Burr Ridge, IL
(1086VR1239) 
1:30 p.m.
More Blips and Blops: Reciprocal Even and Reciprocal Odd Functions.
Gerald M. Higdon*, Fitchburg State University
(1086VR876) 
1:45 p.m.
Integrating Calculus with Elementary Mathematics: Activities to Connect.
Karen Allen Keene, North Carolina State University
Alina Duca*, North Carolina State University
Nadia Monrose, North Carolina State University
(1086VR2661) 
2:00 p.m.
Bitplayer Calcudoku.
David Nacin*, William Paterson University
(1086VR1666) 
2:15 p.m.
Equal Labelings for $pq$sided dice and the Inevitability of Stupid Dice.
Amber Rosin*, Cal Poly Pomona
(1086VR2763) 
2:30 p.m.
Balanced Ternary and Quinary Numbers Magic Tricks.
Hideo Nagahashi*, University of Guam
(1086VR2533) 
2:45 p.m.
Gilbreath Shuffle Variations.
Colm Mulcahy*, Spelman College
(1086VR1093) 
3:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Systems of Difference Equations.
Chris D Lynd*, University of Rhode Island
(1086VR636) 
3:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Polynomial approximations of parameterized knots.
Christopher Mandell*, Queens College
(1086VR854) 
3:30 p.m.
A new context in which to apply geometry to: math, quantum physics, and the solar system, etc.
Martin Concoyle*, Tucson, Arizona
(1086VR413) 
3:45 p.m.
An Eigenvalue Search Method using the OrrSommerfeld Equation for Shear Flow.
Ira Waker, Hampton University
David S. Torain, II*, Hampton University
Morris Morgan, Hampton University
(1086VR2135) 
4:00 p.m.
The Consistency Strength of Refl$(\omega_3, \omega, \omega_1)$.
Cynthia Northrup*, University of California, Irvine
(1086VR1440) 
4:15 p.m.
Matemorphosis, an alternative tool for sharing mathematics.
Alejandro R. Garciadiego*, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM)
(1086VR97)

1:00 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session: Research in Analysis
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:
WeiKai Lai, University of South Carolina Salkehatchie

1:15 p.m.
Fractal Strings and Complex Dimensions of Step Functions.
Kate E Ellis*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1086VK2176) 
1:30 p.m.
Nonuniqueness of Solutions to the Conformal Formulation of the Einstein Constraint Equations.
Caleb Andrew Meier*, University of California, San Diego
Michael Holst, University of California, San Diego
(1086VK2816) 
1:45 p.m.
Ground State of Interacting Boson Systems in Random Potentials.
Michael A. Bishop*, University of Arizona
(1086VK1362) 
2:00 p.m.
Geometric Properties for the Fremlin and Wittstock Tensor Products of Banach Lattices.
Michelle Craddock*, United States Military Academy
(1086VK1167) 
2:15 p.m.
Rearragement Inequality on Positive Tensor Products.
WeiKai Lai*, University of South Carolina Salkehatchie
(1086VK2179) 
2:30 p.m.
Spectral Analysis of the ${X}_{1}$Laguerre Polynomials.
Jessica Stewart*, Baylor University
Lance Littlejohn, Baylor University
(1086VK2815) 
2:45 p.m.
Generalized expansions and definite integrals for classical orthogonal polynomials.
Howard S. Cohl*, Information Technology Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland
(1086VK2622) 
3:00 p.m.
A Nonlinear Variation of Constants Formula for Integral Equations with KurzweilHenstock Integral.
Ekaterina Nathanson*, The University of Iowa
Laurent Jay, The University of Iowa
(1086VK734) 
3:15 p.m.
Polarizations of Real Hypersurfaces in $\mathbb{C}^n$.
Camilo Montoya*, Florida International University
Lukas Owens, Whitman College
Alexander Basyrov, University of WisconsinStout
(1086VK434) 
3:30 p.m.
Deddens Algebras for Weighted Shifts.
Daniel Sievewright*, Western Michigan University
(1086VK156) 
3:45 p.m.
A Characterization of Submodules via BeurlingLaxHalmos Theorem.
Yueshi Qin*, SUNY at Albany
Rongwei Yang, SUNY at Albany
(1086VK2764) 
4:00 p.m.
Determinant Solutions for a (3+1)Dimensional Generallized KP Equation with Variable Coefficients.
Alrazi M Abdeljabbar*, Savannah State University
(1086VK1636)

1:15 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:30 p.m.6:25 p.m.
ASL Contributed Paper Session, II
Room 7B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center

1:30 p.m.
Stable, $\aleph_0$categorical nonassociative rings.
Paul Baginski*, Smith College 
1:55 p.m.
Tree indiscernibles and a Ramsey class of trees.
Lynn Scow*, University of Illinois at Chicago 
2:20 p.m.
Dimension theory in some dense regular groups.
Brett Townsend*, Wesleyan University 
2:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Universal subgroups of Polish groups.
Konstantinos A Beros*, University of WisconsinMadison 
3:10 p.m.
On automorphisms groups of uncountable structures of countable cofinality.
Ioannis Souldatos*, University of Detroit Mercy 
3:35 p.m.
Solving the Dirichlet problem constructively.
Maarten McKubreJordens*, University of Canterbury
Douglas Bridges, University of Canterbury 
4:00 p.m.
Maxima for the $\leq_{tc}$ ordering with respect to $\sim^c_\alpha$.
Steven VanDenDriessche*, University of Notre Dame 
4:25 p.m.
Symbolic dynamics in the arithmetic hierarchy.
Sebastian Wyman*, University of Florida
Douglas Cenzer, University of Florida 
4:50 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Anomalous vacillatory learning.
Achilles A Beros*, University of WisconsinMadison 
5:15 p.m.
Canonical proof objects for classical sequent proofs.
Richard McKinley*, University of Bern 
5:40 p.m.
Reducibilities associated with Kolmogorov complexity.
William C Calhoun*, Bloomsburg University 
6:05 p.m.
On the significance of axiom systems that can recognize their own consistency.
Dan E Willard*, University at Albany

1:30 p.m.

Saturday January 12, 2013, 1:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers Math Wrangle Demonstration
Come see how everyone can get involved in this exciting combination of mathematical problem solving, public speaking, strategy, and rebuttal.
Room 1B, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Organizers:
Steve Dunbar, American Mathematics Competitions
Tatiana Shubin, San Jose State University 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 2:40 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Committee on Minority Participation and the MAA Office of Minority Participation Panel Discussion
SUMMA session for prospective REU mentors.
Room 1A, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAAAMSSIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture
Mathematics and the melting polar ice caps.
Room 6AB, Upper Level, San Diego Convention Center
Kenneth M. Golden*, University of Utah
(10868658) 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
AMS 125th Gala Reception
Foyer, San Diego Ballroom, Lobby Level, Marriott 
Saturday January 12, 2013, 7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS 125th Gala
San Diego Ballroom B, Lobby Level, Marriott