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
Thursday January 10, 2013

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

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

7:30 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:15 a.m.

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

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

8:15 a.m.

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

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

8:30 a.m.

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

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

8:45 a.m.

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

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

9:00 a.m.

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

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

9:30 a.m.

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

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

10:00 a.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:00 p.m.

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

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

1:30 p.m.

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

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

2:00 p.m.

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