Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Day
Current as of Friday, January 18, 2013 00:31:55
Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Diego Convention Center and San Diego Marriott Hotel and Marina, San Diego, CA
January 912, 2013 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1086
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Gerard A Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
Wednesday January 9, 2013

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:00 a.m.

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

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

8:15 a.m.

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

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

8:15 a.m.

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

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

8:15 a.m.

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

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

8:30 a.m.

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

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

8:30 a.m.

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

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

8:45 a.m.

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

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

9:00 a.m.

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

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

9:00 a.m.

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

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

9:30 a.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:15 p.m.

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

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

2:30 p.m.

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

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

2:30 p.m.

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

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

5:00 p.m.

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