Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Day
Current as of Saturday, January 25, 2014 00:29:03
Joint Mathematics Meetings
Baltimore Convention Center, Hilton Baltimore, and Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore, MD
January 1518, 2014 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1096
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Gerard A. Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
Friday January 17, 2014

Friday January 17, 2014, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Pratt Street Lobby, 300 Level, BCC 
Friday January 17, 2014, 7:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Lattices, Polynomials, and Linear Algebra
Room 311, BCC

7:45 a.m.
Closure Operators on a Subgroup Lattice.
Martha Lee H Kilpack*, SUNY Oneonta
(1096062055) 
8:00 a.m.
A Solution Formula for finitedimensional systems.
Berhanu Bekele Belayneh*, Addis Ababa University
Eva Zerz, RWTH Aachen University
(1096082776) 
8:15 a.m.
Packing Polynomials on Sectors of $\mathbb{R}^2$.
Caitlin King Stanton*, Harvard University
(1096121013) 
8:30 a.m.
Chebyshev action on finite fields.
T. Alden Gassert*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(1096121062) 
8:45 a.m.
Kernel Polynomials of Tile Digit Sets.
Keenan Monks*, Harvard University
(1096121458) 
9:00 a.m.
A Class of Irreducible Polynomials.
Joshua Harrington, Shippensburg University
Lenny Jones*, Shippensburg University
(109612795) 
9:15 a.m.
Constructing optimal finite frames with a given set of lengths.
Justin Marks*, Bowdoin College
Matthew Fickus, Air Force Institute of Technology
Miriam J. Poteet, Air Force Institute of Technology
(1096152428) 
9:30 a.m.
Real linear maps preserving some complex subspaces.
Adam Coffman*, Indiana University  Purdue University Fort Wayne
(1096151190) 
9:45 a.m.
The Jacobian method and structured inverse eigenvalue problems.
Keivan Hassani Monfared*, University of Wyoming
Bryan L Shader, University of Wyoming
(1096152004) 
10:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The Koteljanskii Inequalities for Mixed Matrices.
Charles R. Johnson, College of William and Mary
Sivaram K. Narayan*, Central Michigan University
(1096151674) 
10:15 a.m.
On Product of Companion Matrices.
Arthur Lim, University of Notre Dame
Jialing Dai*, University of the Pacific
(109615232) 
10:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Ordering maximal planar graphs by algebraic connectivity.
Jason J Molitierno*, Sacred Heart University
(1096152245) 
10:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Almost all trees are normalized Laplacian cospectral.
Steven Osborne*, Iowa State University
(109615319)

7:45 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Accelerated Advances in Higher Order Invexities/Univexities with Applications to Optimization and Mathematical Programming, I
Room 332, BCC
Organizers:
Ram U. Verma, International Publications USA verma99@msn.com
Alexander J. Zaslavski, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Concepts of Differentiability in Smooth and Nonsmooth Analysis with Applications in Optimization Theory and Algorithms.
M Zuhair Nashed*, University of Central Florida
(1096492416) 
9:00 a.m.
Common Solutions to Some Systems of Variational Inequalities and Fixed Point Problems.
Behzad Djafari Rouhani*, University of Texas at El Paso
Kaleem Raza Kazmi, Aligarh Muslim University
Mohd Farid, Aligarh Muslim University
(1096491209) 
9:30 a.m.
Extension of Golden Section Search method to Higher Dimensional Optimization Problem.
Geetanjali Panda*, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Chakraborty Suvra Kanti, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
(1096901823) 
10:00 a.m.
Linearly Connected Sequences and Spectrally Optimal Dual Frames for Erasures.
Saliha Pehlivan*, University of Central Florida
(1096001604) 
10:30 a.m.
Dynamical Game Theory.
Aden O Ahmed*, Texas A&M University  Kingsville
(109649738)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Complex Dynamics, III (a Mathematics Research Communities Session)
Room 322, BCC
Organizers:
Scott Kaschner, University of Arizona
Holly Krieger, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Paul Reschke, University of Michigan paul.reschke@gmail.com

8:00 a.m.
Torsion anomolous points and the Lattes family.
Laura DeMarco, University of Illinois at Chicago
Xiaoguang Wang, Zhejiang University
Hexi Ye*, University of Toronto
(1096371843) 
8:30 a.m.
Matings with the Basilica.
Jonguk Yang*, University of Toronto
(1096371972) 
9:00 a.m.
Matings of critically preprediodic quadratic polynomials: dynamics through tile subdivisions.
Mary E. Wilkerson*, Coastal Carolina University
(1096371925) 
9:30 a.m.
Thurston's Theorem and Misiurewicz points for polynomial maps.
Benjamin Hutz*, Florida Institute of Technology
Adam Towsley, CUNY Graduate Center
(1096111239) 
10:00 a.m.
When does an analytic map from Teichmueller space to itself have a fixed point?
Stergios Antonakoudis*, Harvard University
(1096322472) 
10:30 a.m.
Eigenvalues and Thurston's theorem.
Sarah C. Koch*, University of Michigan
(1096371327)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Symbolic Dynamics, I
Room 302, BCC
Organizers:
Aimee Johnson, Swarthmore College aimee@swarthmore.edu
Cesar Silva, Williams College

8:00 a.m.
A characterization of topologically completely positive entropy for shifts of finite type.
Ronnie Pavlov*, University of Denver
(109637960) 
8:30 a.m.
A sufficient condition for nonsoficness of higherdimensional subshifts.
Steve Kass*, Drew University
Kathleen Madden, Drew University
(1096371421) 
9:00 a.m.
Bijective substitutions without topological subshift factors isomorphic to their maximal equicontinuous factors.
Joseph L Herning*, The George Washington University
(1096371179) 
9:30 a.m.
Symbolic Dynamics and the Infinite Staircase.
David Ralston*, SUNY College at Old Westbury
(1096371135) 
10:00 a.m.
Random $\mathbb{Z}^d$ subshifts of finite type.
Kevin McGoff*, Duke University
Ronnie Pavlov, University of Denver
(1096371749) 
10:30 a.m.
Extender sets and multidimensional subshifts.
Nicholas Ormes*, University of Denver
Ronnie Pavlov, University of Denver
(1096371269)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractal Geometry: Mathematics of Fractals and Related Topics, II
Room 315, BCC
Organizers:
Michel Lapidus, University of California Riverside
Erin Pearse, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Robert Strichartz, Cornell University
Machiel Van Frankenhuijsen, Utah Valley University vanframa@uvu.edu

8:00 a.m.
"Bowen Formula in Generalized Iterated Constructions and Applications".
Eugen Andrei Ghenciu*, University of Wisconsin Stout
Mario Roy, York University, Toronto, Canada
(109637521) 
8:30 a.m.
Billiard dynamics on the $T$fractal billiard table.
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Robyn L. Miller, Cornell University
Robert G. Niemeyer*, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
(109637292) 
9:00 a.m.
Zero Lyapunov exponent for quasiperiodic Schrödinger operators.
Chris Marx*, California Institute of Technology
(1096371230) 
9:30 a.m.
Transition in the Fractal Geometry of Arctic Melt Ponds.
Kenneth M. Golden*, University of Utah
(1096511426) 
10:00 a.m.
Constraints of space in plant development: Where fractal forms come from?
Przemyslaw Prusinkiewicz*, Department of Computer Science, The University of Calgary
(1096512285) 
10:30 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSAWM Special Session on Geometric Applications of Algebraic Combinatorics, I
Room 318, BCC
Organizers:
Elizabeth Beazley, Haverford College ebeazley@haverford.edu
Kristina Garrett, St. Olaf College

8:00 a.m.
From combinatorics to motives: Cutting and pasting in algebraic geometry.
Melanie Matchett Wood, University of Wisconsin, and American Institute of Mathematics
Ravi Vakil*, Stanford University
(1096142376) 
8:30 a.m.
Fiber bundle structures of Schubert varieties.
Edward Richmond*, UBC
William Slofstra, UC Davis
(1096052612) 
9:00 a.m.
KazhdanLusztig elements for adjoint Schuberts.
Alexander K Woo*, University of Idaho
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(1096052319) 
9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Young tableaux and subvarieties of the Grassmannian.
Kevin Purbhoo*, University of Waterloo
(1096142466) 
10:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Schubert calculus on isotropic Grassmannians.
Harry Tamvakis*, University of Maryland
(1096141175) 
10:30 a.m.
The topology of toric origami manifolds.
Tara S Holm*, Cornell University
Ana Rita Pires, Cornell University
(1096532102)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, III (a Mathematics Research Communities Session)
Room 321, BCC
Organizers:
Tariq Aougab, Yale University
Curtis Kent, University of Toronto
Sang Rae Lee, Technion
Emily Stark, Tufts University emily.stark@tufts.edu

8:00 a.m.
Visual Boundaries for DiestelLeader Graphs.
Keith M Jones*, SUNY Oneonta
(1096201738) 
8:30 a.m.
Largescale geometry of certain rightangled Coxeter groups.
Pallavi Dani*, Louisiana State University
Anne Thomas, University of Glasgow
(1096201477) 
9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic dimension with control.
Alexander Dranishnikov*, University of Florida
(1096511593) 
9:30 a.m.
TALK MOVED:Rightangled Artin groups and finite subgraphs of curve graphs.
Sanghyun Kim, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea
Thomas Koberda*, Yale University
(109620713) 
10:00 a.m.
Uniform hyperbolicity for arc and curve graphs.
Sebastian W. Hensel*, The University of Chicago
Piotr Przytycki, Institute of Mathematics of the Polish Academy of Sciences
Richard C. H. Webb, The University of Warwick
(1096201511) 
10:30 a.m.
Stability phenomena for sequences of representations of the classical Weyl groups.
Jennifer C. H. Wilson*, University of Chicago
(1096202165)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Highlighting Achievements and Contributions of Mathematicians of the African Diaspora, I
Room 317, BCC
Organizers:
Asamoah Nkwanta, Morgan State University asamoah.nkwanta@morgan.edu
Talitha M. Washington, Howard University

8:00 a.m.
The Adventures of Lee Lorch: What Two New Books by Barrett Brown, Edward Sebesta and Euan Hague Say about Vanderbilt University and Black Mathematicians.
Jonathan David Farley*, Morgan State University
(1096011998) 
8:30 a.m.
Enhancing the Achievements of AfricanAmerican Mathematicians.
Sylvia Bozeman, Spelman College
Ulrica Wilson*, Morehouse College
(10960092) 
9:00 a.m.
Albert Turner BharuchaReid.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA 30314, USA
(109601741) 
10:00 a.m.
The Life of David Harold Blackwell, Inspiration for Generations.
William A. Hawkins JR*, University of the District of Columbia and MAA
(1096012279) 
10:30 a.m.
Some of David Blackwell's Reflections on the Work of David Blackwell (19192010).
William Alfred Massey*, Princeton University, Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering
(1096011910)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Homological and Characteristic p Methods in Commutative Algebra, II
Room 303, BCC
Organizers:
Neil Epstein, George Mason University
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
Karl Schwede, Penn State University schwede@math.psu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Systems of parameters for complexes.
Kristen A Beck*, University of Arizona
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
(1096131829) 
8:30 a.m.
Gorenstein Dimensions, Amalgamated Duplication of a Ring, and Pseudocanonical Covers.
Pye Phyo Aung*, North Dakota State University
(1096131663) 
9:00 a.m.
Codualizing Complexes.
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
Richard Wicklein*, Morningside College
(1096131711) 
9:30 a.m.
Syzygies and tensor product of modules.
Olgur Celikbas*, University of Missouri  Columbia
Greg Piepmeyer, Columbia Basin College
(1096131657) 
10:00 a.m.
Regular versus symbolic powers for ideals of points in positive characteristic.
Alexandra Seceleanu*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Brian Harbourne, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1096141374) 
10:30 a.m.
Koszul algebras and the Frobenius endomorphism.
Hop Dang Nguyen, Università di Genova
Thanh Quang Vu*, University of California at Berkeley
(109613501)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, II
Room 329, BCC
Organizers:
Niles Johnson, Ohio State University at Newark
Mark W. Johnson, Penn State University, Altoona
Nitu Kitchloo, Johns Hopkins University
James Turner, Calvin College
Donald Yau, Ohio State University at Newark dyau@math.ohiostate.edu

8:00 a.m.
Topological Hochschild Homology and Koszul Duality.
Jonathan A Campbell*, University of Texas
(1096551741) 
8:30 a.m.
The Kervaire invariant one problem.
Mike Hill*, University of Virginia
(1096552048) 
9:00 a.m.
Moduli spaces of algebra structures.
Justin Noel*, University of Regensburg
(1096552298) 
9:30 a.m.
The adjoint action of a homotopyassociative Hspace on its loop space.
Nicholas D Nguyen*, University of Kentucky
(109655850) 
10:00 a.m.
Towards a resolution of the spectrum $E^{h\mathbb{S}_2^1}$ at the prime $2$.
Irina Bobkova*, Northwestern University
(1096552615) 
10:30 a.m.
The AdamsNovikov $E_2$ term for $Q(2)$ at the prime 3.
Donald M Larson*, Penn State University, Altoona
(1096551067)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Natural Resource Modeling, I
Room 326, BCC
Organizers:
Shandelle Henson, Andrews University
Catherine Roberts, College of the Holy Cross croberts@holycross.edu

8:00 a.m.
Cannibalism can allow survival of a population endangered by decreased environmental resource availability.
Jim M. Cushing*, Interdisciplinary Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona
Shandelle Henson, Andrews University
James Hayward, Department of Biology, Andrews University
(109692887) 
8:30 a.m.
Reproductive synchrony in populations can ameliorate the effects of adultonjuvenile cannibalism.
Shandelle M. Henson*, Andrews University
J. M. Cushing, University of Arizona
James L. Hayward, Andrews University
(109692880) 
9:00 a.m.
Synergy of Mathematical Modeling and Ecology in Native Oyster Restoration.
Romuald N. Lipcius*, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary
Leah B. Shaw, Department of Applied Science, College of William & Mary
Junping Shi, College of William & Mary
Jian Shen, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary
Allison M. Colden, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, College of William & Mary
(1096921185) 
9:30 a.m.
A Bovine Babesiosis Epidemic Model With Dispersion.
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Howard University
Avner Friedman, The Ohio State University
(109692473) 
10:00 a.m.
Modeling waterborne diseases: Environmental, ecological and climatic interaction.
Jin Wang*, Old Dominion University
(109692122) 
10:30 a.m.
PDE Models in Measuring Global Sustainability.
Arni S.R. Srinivasa Rao*, Georgia Regents University
(109635151)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on My Favorite Graph Theory Conjectures, III
Room 314, BCC
Organizers:
Craig Larson, Virginia Commonwealth University clarson@vcu.edu
Ralucca Gera, Naval Postgraduate School

8:00 a.m.
Symmetry breaking in graphs.
Wilfried Imrich*, Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria
(1096051259) 
8:30 a.m.
Forbidden Conjectures.
David P Sumner*, University of South Carolina
(1096051869) 
9:00 a.m.
Zarankiewicz' crossing number conjecture.
Laszlo A. Szekely*, University of South Carolina
(109605250) 
9:30 a.m.
Two chromatic conjectures: one for vertices, one for edges.
P. Mark Kayll*, University of Montana
(1096051807) 
10:00 a.m.
Conjectures and questions in graph reconfiguration.
Ruth Haas*, Smith College
(1096051292) 
10:30 a.m.
On the Conjecture of Erdős and Gyárfás.
Geoffrey Exoo*, Indiana State University
(1096052392)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Progress in Free Analysis and Free Probability, II
Room 301, BCC
Organizers:
Dmitry KaliuzhnyiVerbovetskyi, Drexel University dmitryk@math.drexel.edu
Todd Kemp, University of California San Diego

8:00 a.m.
A Case for the Trace in Free Analysis.
Paul S. Muhly*, University of Iowa
Baruch Solel, Technion
(1096461121) 
9:00 a.m.
New Examples of Exchangeable Noncommutative Brownian Motion.
Stephen Avsec*, Texas A&M University
(1096461769) 
9:30 a.m.
Analysis in Nontracial Noncommutative Probability Spaces.
Natasha Blitvic*, Indiana University Bloomington
(1096602142) 
10:00 a.m.
Refinements of the Free Poincare Inequality.
Ionel Popescu*, Georgia Institute of Technology And Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy
Christian Houdre, Georgia Institute of Technology
(109646907) 
10:30 a.m.
$L_p$representations of free quantum groups.
Michael Brannan*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
ZhongJin Ruan, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1096461376)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Progress in Multivariable Operator Theory, II
Room 331, BCC
Organizers:
Ron Douglas, Texas A&M University
Michael Jury, University of Florida mjury@ufl.edu

8:00 a.m.
AxlerZheng type theorem on domains in $\mathbb{C^n}$.
Zeljko Cuckovic*, University of Toledo, Ohio
Sonmez Sahutoglu, University of Toledo
(109647480) 
8:30 a.m.
Weighted composition operators on the DruryArveson space.
Trieu L. Le*, University of Toledo
(109647342) 
9:00 a.m.
Schatten class Toeplitz operators on generalized Fock spaces.
Joshua Isralowitz*, SUNY Albany
(1096471664) 
9:30 a.m.
On some basic operator theoretic questions in Bergmantype spaces.
Joshua Isralowitz, SUNY at Albany
Mishko Mitkovski*, Clemson University
Brett Wick, Georgia Tech
(1096321879) 
10:00 a.m.
Cyclic functions in Dirichlet type spaces over the bidisk.
Constanze Liaw*, Baylor University
Catherine Beneteau, University of South Florida
Alberto A. Condori, Florida Gulf Coast University
Daniel Seco, University of Warwick
Alan A. Sola, University of Cambridge
(109632947) 
10:30 a.m.
Numerical invariants of commuting isometric pairs.
Wei He, Southeastern University, Nanjing, China
Yueshi Qin, SUNY at Albany
Rongwei Yang*, SUNY at Albany
(109647315)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Regularity Problem for Nonlinear PDEs Modeling Fluids and Complex Fluids, III (a Mathematics Research Communities Session)
Room 324, BCC
Organizers:
Jacob Bedrossian, New York University
Hao Jia, University of Chicago
Jared Whitehead, Los Alamos National Laboratory knrider@gmail.com
Tak Kwong Wong, University of Pennsylvania

8:00 a.m.
Regularizing Effect of the Forward Energy Cascade in the Inviscid Dyadic Model.
Alexey Cheskidov, University of Illinois at Chicago
Karen Zaya*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(109676482) 
8:30 a.m.
Anomalous diffusion of tracer particles in fast cellular flows.
Gautam Iyer*, Carnegie Mellon University
Alexei Novikov, Penn. State University
Lenya Ryzhik, Stanford University
(1096761904) 
9:00 a.m.
Global Regularity for OldroydB type models.
Tarek M Elgindi*, Courant Institute
Frederic Rousset, IRMAR, Universite de Rennes 1,
(109635994) 
9:30 a.m.
Pressure formulas and regularity criteria.
Peter Constantin*, Princeton University
(1096351975) 
10:00 a.m.
The Harnack inequality for secondorder elliptic and parabolic equations with divergencefree drifts of low regularity.
Mihaela Ignatova*, Stanford University
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California
Lenya Ryzhik, Stanford University
(109635491) 
10:30 a.m.
On the second iterate for active scalar equations.
Susan Friedlander*, University of Southern California
Walter Rusin, Oklahoma State University
(109635862)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, III
Room 328, BCC
Organizers:
Bernard Brooks, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jobby Jacob, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jacqueline JensenVallin, Slippery Rock University
Carl Lutzer, Rochester Institute of Technology
Darren Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamas Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Applying the Bracket Polynomial to MultiCrossing Projections.
Daniel Reid Irvine*, Notre Dame
Samantha Nicole Petti, Williams College
(109654545) 
8:30 a.m.
Avoiding monochromatic equations in groups.
Ruth Haas, Smith College
Karen Lovejoy, Smith College
Loren Santana, Smith College
Jennifer Tripp*, Smith College
Cloie Webster, Smith College
(1096051288) 
9:00 a.m.
Developing surfaces that are hulls of two circles in space.
Caitlyn Hannum, Smith College
Christine Hoffman, Smith College
Katherine Koch*, Smith College
Erin Linebarger, Smith College
Joseph O'Rourke, Smith College
Judy Wang, Smith College
(1096051291) 
9:30 a.m.
New work on generalized splines.
Nealy Bowden, Smith College
Yue Cao, Smith College
Sarah Hagen*, Smith College
Melanie King, Smith College
Stephanie Reinders, Smith College
Julianna Tymoczko, Smith College
(1096141703) 
10:00 a.m.
Combinatorial Structure of Finite Frames.
Alice Chan, Pomona College
Martin S. Copenhaver, MIT
Sivaram K. Narayan, Central Michigan University
Logan Stokols, UC Berkeley
Allison Theobold*, Colorado Mesa University
(109615129) 
10:30 a.m.
Fat Points on Grids and Hamming Distance.
Daniel R. Carmody, Indiana University
Susan M. Cooper, Central Michigan University
Nicholas A. Crispi*, Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, The City University of New York
Marie N. Ermete, Central Michigan University
(109613130)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Six Crash Courses on Mapping Class Groups, I
Room 308, BCC
Organizers:
Benson Farb, University of Chicago
Dan Margalit, Georgia Institute of Technology margalit@math.gatech.edu

8:00 a.m.
Introduction to the mapping class group.
Andrew Putman*, Rice University
(1096AG879) 
9:00 a.m.
Finite generation of the mapping class group and the complex of curves.
Tara Brendle*, University of Glasgow
(1096AG2084) 
10:00 a.m.
The NielsenThurston Classification of Mapping Classes.
Johanna Mangahas*, Brown University
(1096AG910)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Graph Theory: Structure and Symmetry, II
Room 330, BCC
Organizers:
Jonathan L. Gross, Columbia University
Thomas W. Tucker, Colgate University ttucker@colgate.edu

8:00 a.m.
Skew morphisms and group factorizations.
Thomas W. Tucker*, Colgate University
(1096051318) 
8:30 a.m.
Regular Cayley maps on some groups.
Young Soo Kwon*, Yeungnam University
Istvan Kovacs, University of Primorska
(1096051061) 
9:00 a.m.
Bounding the order of a regular map with nilpotent automorphism group.
Shaofei Du, Capital Normal University, Beijing, China
Roman Nedela, Matej Bel University, Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
Martin Skoviera*, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
(1096052276) 
9:30 a.m.
Nonorientable regular maps of any given type.
Jozef Siran*, Open University, U.K. and Slovak University of Technology, Slovakia
(1096051553) 
10:00 a.m.
Graph symmetry and regular covering.
YanQuan Feng*, Beijing Jiaotong University
(109620987) 
10:30 a.m.
Enumeration of orientable coverings of a nonorientable manifold.
Jin Ho Kwak*, BJTUChina and POSTECHKorea
(109657456)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Tropical and Nonarchimedean Analytic Geometry, III (a Mathematics Research Communities Session)
Room 323, BCC
Organizers:
Dustin Cartwright, Yale University tropicalnonarchimedean2013@googlegroups.com
Melody Chan, Harvard University
Joseph D. Rabinoff, Georgia Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Tropical BrillNoether theory.
Sam Payne*, Yale University
(1096141561) 
8:30 a.m.
BrillNoether Theory of Maximally Symmetric Graphs.
Timothy Leake, Yale University
Dhruv Ranganathan*, Yale University
(109614736) 
9:00 a.m.
Projective normality for tropical curves.
Milena Hering, University of Edinburgh
Josephine Yu*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1096051456) 
9:30 a.m.
Algebraic versus combinatorial rank of divisors on graphs.
Yoav Len*, Yale University
(1096141762) 
10:00 a.m.
Linear systems of tropical curves: a geometric perspective.
Ye Luo*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1096522281) 
10:30 a.m.
Smoothing of limit $g^1_d$s on metrized complexes.
Madhusudan Manjunath*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Luo Ye, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1096141486)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on the Continuing Influence of Paul Erdős in Number Theory
Room 307, BCC
Organizers:
Paul Pollack, University of Georgia pollack@math.uga.edu
Carl Pomerance, Dartmouth College

8:00 a.m.
Problems and results in additive number theory.
Melvyn B. Nathanson*, Lehman College (CUNY)
(1096AC1100) 
8:30 a.m.
Applications of the prime factorization of the product of consecutive integers to polynomials.
Michael Filaseta*, University of South Carolina
(1096AC1436) 
9:00 a.m.
The pretentious approach to analytic number theory.
Andrew Granville*, University of Montreal
(1096AC1614) 
9:30 a.m.
Erdős and the abundant numbers.
Mits Kobayashi*, Cal Poly Pomona
(1096AC1698) 
10:00 a.m.
Paul Erdős and Egyptian Fractions.
Ron Graham*, UC San Diego
(1096AC823) 
10:30 a.m.
Counting integers with special properties.
Kevin B Ford, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
Florian Luca*, Mathematical Institute, UNAM
Carl B Pomerance, Dartmouth College
(1096AC806)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Applied Mathematics, II
Room 305, BCC

8:00 a.m.
Multigrid Solution of Distributed Optimal Control Problems Constrained by Semilinear Elliptic Pdes.
Jyoti Saraswat*, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Andrei Draganescu, University of Maryland Baltimore County
(1096351783) 
8:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Modeling Refugee Flow with the Continuum Mechanics of Porous Media.
Loren Cobb*, University of Colorado Denver
Lynn Bennethum, University of Colorado Denver
Mark Mueller, University of Colorado Denver
(1096762641) 
8:30 a.m.
Numerical Methods for Solving ColdFluid Maxwell's Equations with Applications to the Second Harmonic Generation from Metallic Nanoparticles.
Yingxue Zhao*, Delaware State University
(1096781402) 
8:45 a.m.
Transformation optics based local mesh refinement for solving Maxwell's equations.
Jinjie Liu*, Delaware State University
Moysey Brio, The University of Arizona
Jerome V Moloney, The University of Arizona
(1096781626) 
9:00 a.m.
Moving Window FiniteDifference TimeDomain Method with Perfectly Matched Layer Boundary Conditions.
Pengrui Hui*, Delaware State University
(1096781298) 
9:15 a.m.
Numerical Simulation of the SpaceTime Cloak.
Jason M. Cornelius*, Delaware State University
Jinjie Liu, Delaware State University
(1096782183) 
9:30 a.m.
A TDDFT Approach to Second Harmonic Generation at Metal Surfaces.
Justin Droba*, Michigan State University
(1096781621) 
9:45 a.m.
Title: Numerical solution of Dyson Brownian motion and a sampling scheme for invariant matrix ensembles.
Xingjie Helen Li*, Brown University
Govind Menon, Brown University
(1096821228) 
10:00 a.m.
Assessing Constraint Handling for Particle Swarm Optimization with Application from Underground Water Community Problems.
Ahmad R Almomani*, SUNY Potsdam
(1096492372) 
10:15 a.m.
Nonlinear Neutral Inclusions: Assemblages of Confocal Coated Spheres and Ellipsoids.
Silvia Jimenez Bolanos*, Colgate University
Bogdan Vernescu, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(1096351058) 
10:30 a.m.
Spectra of Functionalized Operators Arising from Hypersurfaces.
Gurgen Hayrapetyan*, Carnegie Mellon University
Keith Promislow, Michigan State University
(1096352293) 
10:45 a.m.
An Optimization Based Domain Decomposition Method for PDEs with Random Inputs.
Jangwoon Lee*, University of Mary Washington
Jeehyun Lee, Yonsei University
Yoongu Hwang, Yonsei University
(109665776)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Complex and Geometric Analysis
Room 312, BCC

8:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Stein open subsets with Analytic Complements in Compact Complex Spaces.
Jing Zhang*, University at Albany, SUNY
(1096321391) 
8:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Towards OkaCartan theory for algebras of holomorphic functions on coverings of Stein manifolds.
Alexander Brudnyi, University of Calgary
Damir Kinzebulatov*, The Fields Institute, Toronto
(1096322656) 
8:30 a.m.
Holomorphic extensions in toric varieties with additional structures.
Malgorzata Aneta Marciniak*, Bowling Green State University
(1096322657) 
8:45 a.m.
TwoPoint Distortion Bounds for Biholomorphic Mappings of the Ball in $\mathbb{C}^n$.
Jerry R. Muir, Jr.*, University of Scranton
(1096322492) 
9:00 a.m.
Weighted Bergman Kernel Functions Associated to Meromorphic Functions.
Robert Jacobson*, Roger Williams University
(1096322726) 
9:15 a.m.
Boundary Values of Components of Monogenic Functions.
Brendon Kerr Ballenger*, Florida State University
Craig A Nolder, Florida State University
(1096321725) 
9:30 a.m.
Regularity of Extremal Functions in Weighted Bergman and Fock Type Spaces.
Timothy J Ferguson*, Vanderbilt University
(109630436) 
9:45 a.m.
On Segal theorem about twosided ideals for real C* and real locally C*algebras.
Oleg Friedman*, UNISA, Pretoria, RSA & Touro College/Lander College for Men
Alexander A. Katz, St. John's University
(1096462487) 
10:00 a.m.
Expected Values of the Conformal Radius.
Brett Hafferkamp*, Texas Tech University
(1096302352) 
10:15 a.m.
Projective Compactification of $\mathbb{R}^{1,1}$ and its Möbius Geometry.
John A. Emanuello*, The Florida State University
(109630186) 
10:30 a.m.
The Effect of Symmetry on the Riemann Map.
Jeanine L. Myers*, University of ArkansasFort Smith
(109630306)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Differential and Integral Equations and Their Applications
Room 304, BCC

8:00 a.m.
Periodic Solutions of Ordinary Differential Equations.
Zhivko S. Athanassov*, Institute of Mathematics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(109634559) 
8:15 a.m.
An iterative method for solving boundary value problems of fourthorder and secondorder differential equation systems.
Omar Abed Elkareem Abu Arqub*, AlBalqa Applied University
(1096342169) 
8:30 a.m.
The Implementation of Novel Kernel Functions.
Diandra M. RyanMas*, Westminster College
(109634805) 
8:45 a.m.
Singularity Structure of the LeahSine Function, Lsn(t), at t = 0.
Tre Wells*, Morehouse College
Ronald E. Mickens, Clark Atlanta University
(1096341031) 
9:00 a.m.
Analytical solutions of fuzzy initial value problems by RKHS method.
Mohammed Hamdi Alsmadi*, Ajloun College, AlBalqa Applied University
(1096342341) 
9:15 a.m.
Modeling and Qualitative Analysis of Immune Response to Tumor Growth.
Qing Wang*, Dept. of Computer Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering, Shepherd University
Zhijun Wang, Dept. of Computer Sciences, Mathematics and Engineering, Shepherd University
David J. Klinke, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, and Dept. of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology, West Virginia University
(1096342491) 
9:30 a.m.
A Global Uncertainty and Sensitivity Analysis on a Simple AgeofInfection SIR Model.
Emmanuel J. Morales Butler*, Arizona State University
Juan P. Aparicio, Universidad Nacional de Salta
Carlos CastilloChavez, Arizona State University
(1096452255) 
9:45 a.m.
Mathematical Model for Drug Therapy in Patients With Diabetes Mellitus.
Boniface Otieno Kwach*, School of Mathematics and Actuarial Science, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology, Bondo, Kenya
(10963458) 
10:00 a.m.
Delay induced oscillations in neural networks.
Chuan Zhang*, Colorado State University
Gerhard Dangelmayr, Colorado State University
Iuliana Oprea, Colorado State University
(1096341334) 
10:15 a.m.
A Wavelet Based Method for the Solution of Integral Equations.
Yousef AlJarrah*, Central Michigan University
(1096452328) 
10:30 a.m.
Criteria for the Existence of Principal Eigenvalue of Time Periodic Nonlocal Dispersal Operators and Its Applications.
Nar S Rawal*, Auburn University
Wenxian Shen, Auburn University
(109645407) 
10:45 a.m.
Largescale particle dynamics simulations for pulse propagation in broadband optical fiber communication networks.
Avner Peleg*, State University of New York at Buffalo
(109634546)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Flipping the Classroom, I
Room 337, BCC
Organizers:
Krista Maxson, Shawnee State University kmaxson@shawnee.edu
Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo, Valparaiso University

8:00 a.m.
A Flipped Class: The Challenges and Benefits of Changing the Classroom Dynamic to be Consistent with Cognitive Learning Theories and Focus on StudentCentered Learning.
Michael A Posner*, Villanova University
(1096E12159) 
8:20 a.m.
Flipping the ClassroomCreating an Active Learning Environment.
Jianfeng Zhang*, Chattanooga State Community College
(1096E1639) 
8:40 a.m.
Adventures in flipping my college algebra classroom.
Jenna R Van Sickle*, Fontbonne University
(1096E118) 
9:00 a.m.
`Flipping' the Precalculus classroom: From ideation to execution.
Priya Shilpa Boindala, Georgia Gwinnett College
D Natasha Brewley*, Georgia Gwinnett College
Jennifer L Sinclair, Georgia Gwinnett College
Keith A Erickson, Georgia Gwinnett College
(1096E1800) 
9:20 a.m.
Flipping the Calculus Classroom.
Joseph Petrillo*, Alfred University, Alfred NY
(1096E1623) 
9:40 a.m.
Designing the classroom flip for learnercentered mathematics instruction.
Jeremy F. Strayer*, Middle Tennessee State University
(1096E12684) 
10:00 a.m.
Flipping Calculus.
Jean M. McGivneyBurelle*, University of Hartford
Larissa Schroeder, University of Hartford
Mako Haruta, University of Hartford
Fei Xue, University of Hartford
John Williams, University of Hartford
Ben Pollina, University of Hartford
(1096E11563) 
10:20 a.m.
"A different type of math": Addressing student difficulties with proof by flipping the transitiontoproof course.
Robert Talbert*, Grand Valley State University
(1096E11597) 
10:40 a.m.
Probing the Inverted Classroom: A Multiyear Multidepartment Controlled Study.
Rachel Levy*, Harvey Mudd College
Darryl Yong, Harvey Mudd College
(1096E11008)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, I
Room 340, BCC
Organizers:
David Strong, Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu
Gilbert Strang, MIT
Megan Wawro, Virginia Tech

8:00 a.m.
Using March Madness in the First Linear Algebra Course.
Steve Hilbert*, Ithaca College Ithaca,NY 14850
(1096F12650) 
8:20 a.m.
From March Madnesss to MATHness with linear algebra.
Tim Chartier*, Davidson College
(1096F1783) 
8:40 a.m.
Using Classical Cryptography and Cryptanalysis as an Enrichment Exercise in a First Course in Linear Algebra.
Don Spickler*, Salisbury University
(1096F12035) 
9:00 a.m.
Bilbo and the Last Moon of Autumn.
Andrew J. Simoson*, King University
(1096F1605) 
9:20 a.m.
On The Heliocentric Circular Mechanical Energy Curves of Galileo.
Alexander Louis Garron*, CEO Sand Box Geometry LLC
(1096F1592) 
9:40 a.m.
Student Projects to Visualize Iteration Patterns of Matrices with Complex Eigenvalues.
Rosemary Carroll Farley*, Manhattan College
(1096F11192) 
10:00 a.m.
"Where Am I?" A Change of Basis Project.
Christina M. Selby*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1096F12326) 
10:20 a.m.
Frame Construction in Linear Algebra: FrenetSerret as Modified GramSchmidt.
Itai Seggev*, Wolfram Research
(1096F1656) 
10:40 a.m.
Analogies between matrix equations and linear differential equations.
Gilbert Strang*, MIT
(1096F11538)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Research in Number Theory, II
Room 346, BCC
Organizers:
Jennifer Beineke, Western New England University jbeineke@wne.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburge University kjpres@ship.edu

8:00 a.m.
On decomposing complete multipartite graphs into 2regular graphs.
Uthoomporn Jongthawonwuth*, Chulalongkorn University
Saad I ElZanati, Illinois State University
Chariya Uiyyasathian, Chulalongkorn University
(1096VO2605) 
8:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Applying a Galois Transformation to the Roots of a Polynomial.
Ken McMurdy*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(1096VO2286) 
8:30 a.m.
On the Sum of Dilations of a Set.
George Shakan*, University of Wyoming
Antal Balog, Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics
(1096VO2009) 
8:45 a.m.
A CollatzLike Iteration.
Vincent J. Matsko*, Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science
(1096VO2240) 
9:00 a.m.
Decent Polynomials.
Edward Early*, St. Edward's University
(1096VO2232) 
9:15 a.m.
Sets of integers which contain no three term in geometric progression.
Nathan G McNew*, Dartmouth College
(1096VO2150) 
9:30 a.m.
Averaging Structure in the $3x+1$ Problem.
Marc Chamberland*, Grinnell College
(1096VO1069) 
9:45 a.m.
A Generalization of Fibonacci FarDifference Representations and Gaussian Behavior.
Philippe Demontigny*, Williams College
Thao T Do, Stony Brook University
Steven J. Miller, Williams College
(1096VO1903) 
10:00 a.m.
Newman's Conjecture in Various Settings.
Alan Chang*, Princeton University
Steven J Miller, Williams College
Julio Andrade, Brown, IHES
(1096VO1548) 
10:15 a.m.
Generalizing Zeckendorf's Theorem to $f$decompositions.
Umang Varma*, Kalamazoo College
Philippe Demontigny, Williams College
Thao Do, Stony Brook University
Archit Kulkarni, Carnegie Mellon University
Steven J. Miller, Williams College
David Moon, Williams College
(1096VO255) 
10:30 a.m.
A Delightful Interconnection Encompassing Pythagorean Triples, Algebra, Geometry and Modular Arithmetic.
Jay L. Schiffman*, Rowan University
(1096VO49) 
10:45 a.m.
Generalized Locker Problem.
Keneth Adrian Precillas Dagal*, Far Eastern UniversityManila
(1096VO21)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Open Source Mathematics Textbooks, I
Room 341, BCC
Organizers:
Albert Schueller, Whitman College schuelaw@whitman.edu
Kent Morrison, American Institute of Mathematics

8:00 a.m.
To Make Free Or Not to Make FreeThat is the Question.
John Wesley Cain*, University of Richmond and Harvard University
(1096H5392) 
8:20 a.m.
If you love something, (how to) set it free.
Matt Boelkins*, Grand Valley State University
(1096H5572) 
8:40 a.m.
Open Textbooks and Solving the Textbook Cost Crisis.
Nicole Allen*, Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition
(1096H51557) 
9:00 a.m.
Experiences from Publishing Open Source Textbooks.
Thomas W Judson*, Stephen F. Austin State University
Robert Beezer, University of Puget Sound
(1096H5345) 
9:20 a.m.
A doityourself guide to print on demand publishing.
Richard Hammack*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1096H5140) 
9:40 a.m.
A Collaborative Model for OpenSource Textbook Writing.
Gregory Hartman*, Virginia Military Institute
Troy Siemers, Virginia Military Institute
(1096H5930) 
10:00 a.m.
Be a Socialist and a Bit of a Capitalist.
Ted Sundstrom*, Grand Valley State University
(1096H5780) 
10:20 a.m.
Groups and Fields in Open Text Authoring.
Jim Hefferon*, Saint Michael's College
(1096H5684) 
10:40 a.m.
Avoid "Imperial Entanglements" and Other Advice from two Opensource Authors.
Jeff Zeager*, Lorain County Community College
(1096H51400)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Trends in Undergraduate Mathematical Biology Education, I
Room 349, BCC
Organizers:
Timothy Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu

8:00 a.m.
Can Furry Animals and Albedo Replace Epsilons and Deltas in Calculus?
Carrie Diaz Eaton*, Unity College, Unity, ME
(1096N5859) 
8:20 a.m.
Impacts of Introducing Projects to a Calculus for Biology and Medicine Course.
Melissa A Stoner*, Salisbury University
(1096N51262) 
8:40 a.m.
Handson classroom demonstrations for a life sciences calculus course.
Sean M. Laverty*, University of Central Oklahoma
Brittany Bannish, University of Central Oklahoma
(1096N52433) 
9:00 a.m.
Formative assessment and classroom community in calculus for the life sciences.
RebeccaAnne Dibbs, University of Northern Colorado
Brian Christopher*, University of Northern Colorado
(1096N51945) 
9:20 a.m.
Breathing life into mathematics for biologists: teaching quantitative practices to undergraduate biology students.
Rebecca Dibbs*, University of Northern Colorado
AnneMarie Hoskinson, Michigan State University
(1096N52742) 
9:40 a.m.
QUBES Hub: A vision of online collaboration in teaching and learning in quantitative biology.
M Drew LaMar*, College of William and Mary
Carrie Diaz Eaton, Unity College
DorothyBelle Poli, Roanoke College
Anil Shende, Roanoke College
Robert Sheehy, Radford University
Eungchun Cho, Kentucky State University
Eric Friedman, Roanoke College
(1096N52187) 
10:00 a.m.
An Undergraduate course on the Mathematics of Cancer.
Eric J Kostelich*, Arizona State University
Yang Kuang, Arizona State Univeristy
(1096N52675) 
10:20 a.m.
Biological Hacking by Stem Cells Derived from Gompertz Function Modeling.
Rhyzl Ayangang Guimbatan*, El Centro College
(1096N52323) 
10:40 a.m.
A Mathematical Modeling for Alzheimer's disease and its Treatment Based on the Metal Hypothesis.
Shantia Yarahmadian*, Mississippi State University
Hadi Khani, Mississippi State University
Eda Asili, Mississippi State University
(1096N51777)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Using Online Resources to Augment the Traditional Classroom, I
Room 350, BCC
Organizers:
Mike May, Saint Louis University maymk@slu.edu
Paul Seeburger, Monroe Community College

8:00 a.m.
Allowing Students and Educators to Create Their Own Web Based Mathematical and Statistical Simulations.
Paul R Bouthellier*, University of PittsburghTitusville
(1096P5194) 
8:20 a.m.
Essay Answers: Using Free Response Questions in WeBWorK.
Geoff R Goehle*, Western Carolina University
(1096P5943) 
8:40 a.m.
Using WeBWorK, Geogebra and other online resources in a Linear Programming course.
Michael E Gage*, University of Rochester
(1096P51960) 
9:00 a.m.
Sage mathematics software in the classroom.
Jason Grout*, Drake University
(1096P52643) 
9:20 a.m.
Thou Shalt Compute, in One Click: Using (Embedded) Sage Cells Online.
KarlDieter Crisman*, Gordon College
(1096P52582) 
9:40 a.m.
Creating and Using Online Community Resources for Teaching Differential Equations with Modeling and Technology.
Brian J. Winkel*, US Military Academy
(1096P5171) 
10:00 a.m.
Maplets for Calculus: Expanding offerings and opportunities in Precalculus, Calculus and Differential Equations.
Philip B. Yasskin*, Texas A&M University
Douglas B. Meade, University of South Carolina
Matthew J. Barry, Texas A&M University
(1096P51996) 
10:20 a.m.
Using Online Technology in the Mathematics Classroom to Improve Student Learning.
Michael B. Scott*, California State University, Monterey Bay
(1096P52511) 
10:40 a.m.
Creating Effective Online Homework Problems in Calculus (Using WeBWorK).
Paul E. Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
(1096P52334)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Applied and Computational Geometry
Room 325, BCC
Organizers:
Erin Wolf, St Louis University
Kathryn Leonard, California State University Channel Islands kathryn.leonard@csuci.edu

8:00 a.m.
Positional geometry of multiobject configurations from skeletal linking structures.
James N. Damon, University of North Carolina at Chapel HIll
Ellen K. Gasparovic*, Duke University
(1096531383) 
8:25 a.m.
Scale, ScaleInvariance and Metrics on Spaces of Plane Curves.} {\bf Matt Feiszli,Stepping Stone Mobile. 
8:50 a.m.
Extending Statistical Methods to Computational Topology.
Elizabeth Munch*, IMA, University of Minnesota
(1096551361) 
9:15 a.m.
Relative critical sets, medial axes, and networks.
Jason E Miller*, California State University Channel Islands
(1096922716) 
9:40 a.m.
Shape correspondence for biological applications.
Cindy Grimm*, Oregon State University
Sandra Rugonyi, Oregon Institute of Health
Rolf Mueller, Virginia Tech
(109651957) 
10:05 a.m.
A class of Riemannian metrics for shape deformation analysis.
Mario Micheli*, University of Washington
(109653734) 
10:30 a.m.
Topological measures of similarity for curves on surfaces.
Erin Wolf Chambers*, Saint Louis University
(1096681000)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Recent Advances in Financial Mathematics,III
Room 313, BCC
Organizers:
Maxim Bichuch, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Ronnie Sircar, Princeton University sircar@princeton.edu
Stephan Sturm, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

8:00 a.m.
Filtered Likelihood for Point Processes.
Kay Giesecke, Stanford University
Gustavo Schwenkler*, Boston University
(1096622733) 
8:30 a.m.
Risk management of volatility controlled variable annuity contracts.
Eoin J Elliffe*, Lincoln Financial Group
(1096002762) 
9:00 a.m.
The state of High Frequency Trading from the perspective of an institutional investor.
Ionut Florescu*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Khaldoun Khashanah, Stevens Institute of Technology
Steve Yang, Stevens Institute of Technology
(1096622108) 
9:30 a.m.
Please see the JMM newsletter for details. 
10:00 a.m.
Please see the JMM newsletter for details. 
10:30 a.m.
Weak Convergence Analysis of Systemic Risk in Interbanking Networks.
Agostino Capponi*, Johns Hopkins University
Lijun Bo, Xidian University
(1096602120)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
PME Council Meeting
Mencken, 2nd Floor, Hilton 
Friday January 17, 2014, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Research in Applied Mathematics, I
Room 347, BCC
Organizers:
Jennifer Beineke, Western New England University jbeineke@wne.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburge University kjpres@ship.edu

8:15 a.m.
Coexistence condition of two species of animals residing in an environment.
Joon Hyuk Kang*, Andrews University
(1096VL2080) 
8:30 a.m.
AgentBased Models for Analyzing Complex Disease Dynamics and Tuberculosis Intervention Cost Effectiveness in the US.
Jessica Ginepro, Western New England University
Emma Hartman, Wheaton College
Ryo Kimura, Oberlin College
Matthew McDermott*, Harvey Mudd College
Colin Pawlowski, Yale University
Dylan Shepardson, Mt. Holyoke College
(1096VL2685) 
8:45 a.m.
Brain Waves.
Christina H Lee*, The College of New Jersey
(1096VL2723) 
9:00 a.m.
Investigate the charactertics of blood flow in brain tumor using Finite Element methods.
Ranadhir Roy*, University of Texas Pan American
Daniel N. Riahi, University of Texas Pan American
(1096VL833) 
9:15 a.m.
Methodological Insights to Exploring the Stability of General and Photorealistic Models of the Pupil Light Reflex (PLR).
A D Clark*, University of Maryland/Laboratory for Physical Sciences
K Chang, University of Maryland/Laboratory for Physical Sciences
R S Gejji, University of Maryland/Laboratory for Physical Sciences
S Chrihalmeanu, West Virginia University
A A Ross, Michigan State University
(1096VL789) 
9:30 a.m.
Modeling the Cutaneous Rabbit Effect.
Evan C CresswellClay*, University of Pittsburgh
G Bard Ermentrout, University of Pittsburgh
(1096VL2311) 
9:45 a.m.
A fast ADI algorithm for geometric flow equations in biomolecular surface generation.
Wufeng Tian*, The University of Alabama
Shan Zhao, The University of Alabama
(1096VL1406) 
10:00 a.m.
Analysis of Monte Carlo methods for computing parametric sensitivities in stochastic chemical kinetics.
Ting Wang*, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Muruhan Rathinam, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(1096VL2168) 
10:15 a.m.
Generalized Fractional Kinetic equations: Solutions and applications.
Ismail T Ali*, Kuwait University
(1096VL16) 
10:30 a.m.
Nonuniform and Adaptive Mesh Refinement FiniteDifference TimeDomain method for Ground Penetrating Radar Simulations.
Adonis O Ajayi*, Delaware State University
(1096VL2479) 
10:45 a.m.
Largescale Coordinated Platooning of Heavyduty Vehicles.
Jeffrey M Larson*, KTH  Royal Institute of Technology
(1096VL891)

8:15 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:25 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Calculus
Room 348, BCC
Organizers:
Jennifer Beineke, Western New England University jbeineke@wne.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburge University kjpres@ship.edu

8:30 a.m.
From reddit to Calc III: How a picture led to a collaborative class project.
Jody Sorensen*, Augsburg College
(1096VB2546) 
8:45 a.m.
An InquiryBased Approach to Teaching Parameterization.
Fabiana Cardetti*, University of Connecticut
Nicole DeMatteo, Providence College
Jonathan Dollar, Emory University
Gabriel Feinberg, Haverford College
(1096VB2379) 
9:00 a.m.
Faculty Learning Community Experience: Using Multidisciplinary Applications in Calculus Teaching.
Stephen M. Walk*, St. Cloud State University
(1096VB2290) 
9:15 a.m.
Adjusting Child Support Payments in Michigan.
Michael A. Jones*, Mathematical Reviews
Jennifer Wilson, Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts
(1096VB2200) 
9:30 a.m.
Identifying Concepts Critical for Success in Calculus at the University of Illinois.
Alison Ahlgren Reddy*, University of Illinois
Marc A. Harper, UCLA
(1096VB1134) 
9:45 a.m.
Teaching Calculus through History, Intuition, Exploration, and Development (HIED).
Paul Sisson*, Louisiana State University in Shreveport
Tibor Szarvas, Louisiana State University in Shreveport
(1096VB809) 
10:00 a.m.
Concept Modification: A Teaching Experiment.
Girija S NairHart*, University of Cincinatti Clermont College
(1096VB176) 
10:15 a.m.
Introducing a proof on Fibonacci numbers to Calculus I students.
Jaewoo Lee*, The City University of New YorkBorough of Manhattan Community College
(1096VB961)

8:30 a.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
AMSMAA Grad School Fair
Undergrads! Take this opportunity to meet representatives from mathematical science graduate programs.
Exhibit Hall G, 100 Level, BCC 
Friday January 17, 2014, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
The mathematics of latticebased cryptography.
Ballrooms I&II, 400 Level, BCC
Jill Pipher*, Brown University
(1096A011) 
Friday January 17, 2014, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
New directions in reverse mathematics.
Room 319, BCC
Damir D Dzhafarov*, University of Connecticut
(109603390) 
Friday January 17, 2014, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse: #12: Part B
A game theory path to quantitative literacy.
Room 344, BCC
Presenters:
David Housman, Goshen College 
Friday January 17, 2014, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #1: Part B
Humanistic mathematics.
Room 342, BCC
Presenters:
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Eric Marland, Appalachian State University 
Friday January 17, 2014, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #4: Part B
Teaching introductory statistics (for instructors new to teaching intro stats).
Room 343, BCC
Presenters:
Michael Posner, Villanova University
Carolyn Cuff, Westminster College 
Friday January 17, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Workshop
Advanced proposal writing for grant applications to the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education. (advance registration required)
Peale B/C, 1st Floor, Hilton
Presenters:
John Haddock, Division of Undergraduate Education, NSF
Michael Jacobson, Division of Undergraduate Education, NSF
Lee Zia, Division of Undergraduate Education, NSF 
Friday January 17, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Teaching of Undergraduate Mathematics Panel Discussion
Maximizing your impact in the classroom: Case studies in best practices for classroom teaching.
Room 316, BCC
Organizers:
Martha Abell, Georgia Southern University
Brigitte Lahme, Sonoma State University
Michael Oehrtman, University of Northern Colorado
Karen Rhea, University of Michigan
Panelists:
Lew Ludwig, Denison University
Stan Yoshinobu, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Michelle Zandieh, Arizona State University 
Friday January 17, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Committee on Undergraduate Student Activities and ChaptersSIGMAA on Mathematics in Business, Industry, and Government Panel Discussion
Nonacademic career paths for mathematicians.
Room 327, BCC
Organizers:
Jennifer Bergner, Salisbury University
Lisa Marano, West Chester University
Phil Gustafson, Colorado Mesa Univfersity
Ben Galluzzo, Shippensbburg University
Panelists:
Greg Coxson, U.S. Naval Reserach Laboratory
Jim Fife, Educational Testing Service
Carla Martin, U.S. Government
Katie Ford, NASA Wallops 
Friday January 17, 2014, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Student Hospitality/Information Center
Swing Hall, 100 Level, BCC 
Friday January 17, 2014, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Exhibit Hall F, 100 Level, BCC 
Friday January 17, 2014, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
A model theorist's geometry: Lascar rank, (non)orthogonality, triviality.
Room 319, BCC
Alice Medvedev*, City College of New York, CUNY 
Friday January 17, 2014, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
The effectiveness of convex programming in the information and physical sciences.
Ballrooms I&II, 400 Level, BCC
Emmanuel Candès*, Stanford University 
Friday January 17, 2014, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Braids, homology and polynomials : an emerging pattern in algebra and topology.
Ballrooms I&II, 400 Level, BCC
Benson Farb*, University of Chicago
(1096552588) 
Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures, Lecture III
Symplectic Topology Today: Embedding ellipsoids and Fibonacci numbers.
Ballrooms I&II, 400 Level, BCC
Dusa McDuff*, Barnard College, Columbia University
(1096532198) 
Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
AMS Current Events Bulletin
Room 310, BCC
Organizers:
David Eisenbud, University of California, Berkeley de@math.berkeley.edu

1:00 p.m.
Earth's Carbon Cycle: A mathematical perspective.
Daniel H Rothman*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1096862438) 
2:00 p.m.
The geometry of outer space.
Karen Vogtmann*, University of Warwick and Cornell University
(1096202543) 
3:00 p.m.
Recent advances in symplectic flexibility.
Yakov Eliashberg*, Stanford University
(109653744) 
4:00 p.m.
Infinitely many pairs of primes differ by no more than 70 million (and the bound's getting smaller every day).
Andrew Granville*, University of Montreal
(1096112337)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
MAA Lecture for Students
An unexpected group.
Holiday Ballrooms 13, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Carl Cowen*, IUPUI
(1096A043) 
Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Accelerated Advances in Higher Order Invexities/Univexities with Applications to Optimization and Mathematical Programming, II
Room 332, BCC
Organizers:
Ram U. Verma, International Publications USA verma99@msn.com
Alexander J. Zaslavski, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
Exponential Type $A(b,$phi,eta$,p,r)$ Univexities and Minimax Fractional Integral Programming.
Ram N Mohapatra*, University of Central Florida
Ram U Verma, Texas State University
(109690204) 
2:00 p.m.
Regularized Gap Function for Optimization Problems in Banach Spaces.
C. Nahak*, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
(1096492502) 
3:00 p.m.
The Reduction Method in Fractional Calculus and Fractional Ostrowski type inequalities.
George A Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
(10962624) 
4:00 p.m.
General Efficiency Conditions for Multiobjective Fractional Programming Problems on Higher Order Invexity Frameworks.
Ram U Verma*, Texas State University
(109690205) 
4:30 p.m.
Structure of solutions of discretetime optimal control systems.
Alexander J Zaslavski*, The TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology
(109649227) 
5:00 p.m.
Generalized Vector Variational Type Inequalities.
R. U. Verma*, Texas State University
S. Salahuddin, Aligarh Muslim University
A. P. Farajzadeh, Raji University
(109649594)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, III
Room 320, BCC
Organizers:
Angel Kumchev, Towson University akumchev@towson.edu
Scott Parsell, West Chester University
Gang Yu, Kent State University

1:00 p.m.
The genus behind Hilbert's Irreducibility Theorem and/or a connection of this theorem to Linnik's result on the smallest prime in an arithmetic progression.
Michael Filaseta*, University of South Carolina
(1096111440) 
1:30 p.m.
$8925840$.
Morgan Cole, University of South Carolina
Scott M. Dunn*, University of South Carolina
Michael Filaseta, University of South Carolina
(1096111489) 
2:00 p.m.
Bounded gaps between products of special primes.
Ping Ngai Chung*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Shiyu Li, University of California, Berkeley
(1096111107) 
2:30 p.m.
Squarefree values of trinomial discriminants.
Greg Martin*, University of British Columbia
(109611338)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computability in Geometry and Topology, II
Room 321, BCC
Organizers:
Mieczyslaw Dabkowski, University of Texas at Dallas
Rumen D. Dimitrov, Western Illinois University rddimitrov@wiu.edu

1:00 p.m.
The Many Lives of Lattice Theory: An Expository Talk about Geometry, Topology, and Stanley.
Jonathan David Farley*, Morgan State University
(1096061984) 
2:00 p.m.
Polynomial time complexity from Jones polynomial to Khovanov homology.
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington U., UMCP, and GU
(109657671) 
3:00 p.m.
Taut foliations.
Rachel Roberts*, Washington University in St Louis
(1096571578) 
3:30 p.m.
Seifert fibered homology spheres and the Heegaard Floer homology botany problem.
Cagri Karakurt, University of Texas at Austin
Tye Lidman*, University of Texas at Austin
(109657584) 
4:00 p.m.
Computational topology via Discrete Morse Theory.
Pawel Dlotko*, University of Pennsylvania
(109655348) 
4:30 p.m.
Kauffman States of Generalized Crossing.
Changsong Li*, University of Texas at Dallas
Mieczyslaw K. Dabkowski, University of Texas at Dallas
(1096571245) 
5:00 p.m.
Degree spectra of rack.
Kai Maeda*, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
(109603765) 
5:30 p.m.
Ultrahomogeneous Computable Structures.
Francis Adams*, University of Florida
(1096031847)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Deformation Spaces of Geometric Structures on LowDimensional Manifolds, I
Room 328, BCC
Organizers:
Caleb Ashley, Howard University
Michelle Lee, University of Maryland
Melissa Macasieb, University of Maryland macasieb@math.umd.edu
Andy Sanders, University of Illinois at Chicago

1:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The Hyperbolic Geometry of $\mathbb{H}^3$ Hexagons and $PSL(2,\mathbb{C})$ Discreteness Sequences.
Jane Gilman*, RutgersNewark
Linda Keen, Lehman College and the Graduate Center, CUNY
(109651689) 
1:30 p.m.
Toward a discreteness algorithm for rank 3 nonelementary subgroups of $PSL(2,R)$.
Caleb J. Ashley*, Howard University
(1096512644) 
2:00 p.m.
Minimal length, minimally intersecting filling pairs over Moduli space.
Tarik Aougab*, Yale University
(109651607) 
2:30 p.m.
Symbolic coding of WeilPetersson geodesic flow.
Babak Modami*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(109651816) 
3:00 p.m.
Uniqueness of Bidisk Bisectors.
Todd A. Drumm*, Howard University
Virginie Charette, University of Sherbrooke
(1096511056) 
3:30 p.m.
Ideal polyhedra in antide Sitter space.
Jeffrey Danciger, University of Texas at Austin
Sara Maloni*, Brown University
JeanMarc Schlenker, Université du Luxembourg
(109653502) 
4:00 p.m.
A family of noninjective skinning maps with critical points.
Jonah B Gaster*, University of Illinois  Chicago
(1096511839) 
4:30 p.m.
Twistbulge derivatives and deformations of convex real projective structures on surfaces.
Terence D Long*, University of Maryland  College Park
(1096511509) 
5:00 p.m.
Degeneration of convex projective structures on surfaces.
Tengren Zhang*, University of Michigan
(109651324) 
5:30 p.m.
WZNW action and Kähler potentials on the moduli space of parabolic bundles over $\mathbb{P}^1$.
Claudio MenesesTorres*, Stony Brook University
Leon A. Takhtajan, Stony Brook University
(109630327) 
6:00 p.m.
The classification of radial ends of properly convex real projective orbifolds.
Suhyoung Choi*, KAIST
(109657555)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #15: Part B
Developing strong mentoring relationships.
Room 342, BCC
Presenters:
Donna Joyce Dean, Association for Women in Science 
Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractal Geometry: Mathematics of Fractals and Related Topics, III
Room 315, BCC
Organizers:
Michel Lapidus, University of California Riverside
Erin Pearse, California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Robert Strichartz, Cornell University
Machiel Van Frankenhuijsen, Utah Valley University vanframa@uvu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Dimension of fractional Brownian motion with variable drift.
Yuval Peres*, Microsoft Research
(1096262340) 
1:30 p.m.
The Minkowski content of the SchrammLoewner evolution (SLE).
Gregory F. Lawler*, University of Chicago
(109660175) 
2:00 p.m.
Multifractality of WholePlane SLE.
Bertrand Duplantier*, Institute for Theoretical Physics, CEA/Saclay, France
(1096601712) 
2:30 p.m.
Localization of eigenfunctions.
Svitlana Mayboroda*, University of Minnesota
Marcel Filoche, Ecole Polytechnique
(1096351874) 
3:00 p.m.
Entropic repulsion of Gaussian free field on highdimensional Sierpinski carpet graphs.
Joe P. Chen, Cornell University
Baris Evren Ugurcan*, Cornell University
(109660206) 
3:30 p.m.
Some Very Rough Differential Equations.
Davar Khoshnevisan*, University of Utah
Jason Swanson, University of Central Florida
Yimin Xiao, Michigan State University
Liang Zhang, Michigan State University
(109660528) 
4:00 p.m.
Removable sets for homogeneous linear PDE in Carnot groups.
Vasilis Chousionis, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Valentino Magnani, University of Pisa, Italy
Jeremy T Tyson*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(109635541) 
4:30 p.m.
On the wellposedness of first order variable exponent Cauchy problems with WentzellRobin boundary conditions on arbitrary domains.
Alejandro VélezSantiago*, University of California at Riverside
(10963571) 
5:00 p.m.
Boundary Value Problems on a Half Sierpinski Gasket.
Weilin Li*, University of Maryland
Robert S Strichartz, Cornell University
(10963572) 
5:30 p.m.
Extensions and their Minimizations on the Sierpinski Gasket.
Nicholas Ryder*, Rice University
Pak Hin Li, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Baris Evren Ugurcan, Cornell University
Robert S. Strichartz, Cornell University
(109649295)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractional, Stochastic, and Hybrid Dynamic Systems with Applications, III
Room 324, BCC
Organizers:
John Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Gangaram S. Ladde, University of South Florida
Aghalaya S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette vatsala@Louisiana.edu

1:00 p.m.
Stability Analysis of Stochastic LargeScale Approximation Scheme.
M. Sambandham*, Morehouse College
G. S. Ladde, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
(1096342173) 
1:30 p.m.
Computational Aspects of the Estimation of Distributed Delays.
Karyn L Sutton*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1096391662) 
2:00 p.m.
Superlinear Convergence via Iterative Methods for Scalar Caputo fractional differential equations with applications.
Sowmya Muniswamy*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Aghalaya S. Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1096341660) 
2:30 p.m.
Positive solutions for nonlinear stochastic differential equations.
J Santanilla*, University Of New Orleans
(1096372700) 
3:00 p.m.
Super Hyperbolic Linear Partial Fractional Differential Equations in One Dimensional Space.
D S Stutson*, Xavier University of Louisiana
A S Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1096352439) 
3:30 p.m.
Sub and Super Hyperbolic Linear Partial Fractional Differential Equations with Numerical Results.
Aghalaya S. Vatsala*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Donna Sue Stutson, Xavier University of Louisiana
(1096351328)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMSAWM Special Session on Geometric Applications of Algebraic Combinatorics, II
Room 318, BCC
Organizers:
Elizabeth Beazley, Haverford College ebeazley@haverford.edu
Kristina Garrett, St. Olaf College

1:00 p.m.
Polynomials for $GL_p\times GL_q$ orbit closures in the flag variety.
Benjamin J. Wyser, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(109605593) 
1:30 p.m.
Generalized splines and Schubert calculus.
Julianna S Tymoczko*, Smith College
(1096052581) 
2:00 p.m.
A generalized GKM condition for $p$compact flag varieties.
Omar Ortiz*, University of Western Ontario
(1096052302) 
2:30 p.m.
Equivariant cohomology of twostep flag varieties.
Anders S. Buch*, Rutgers University
(1096052124) 
3:00 p.m.
An equivariant rimhook rule for quantum cohomology of Grassmannians.
Elizabeth Beazley, Haverford College
Anna Bertiger, University of Waterloo
Kaisa Taipale*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(1096052399) 
3:30 p.m.
A quantum Chevalley rule for affine flag manifolds.
Liviu Mare, University of Regina, Canada
Leonardo C Mihalcea*, Virginia Tech University
(1096052189) 
4:00 p.m.
Flag GromovWitten invariants and Macdonald polynomials.
Jennifer Morse*, Drexel University
(1096052408) 
4:30 p.m.
A Constant Term Expression for the Character of Diagonal Harmonics.
Jim Haglund*, University of Pennsylvania
Adriano Garsia, University of California at San Diego
(1096052060) 
5:00 p.m.
Macdonald polynomials with shifted parameters.
Arun Ram, University of Melbourne
Martha Yip*, University of Pennsylvania
Meesue Yoo, KIAS
(1096052394) 
5:30 p.m.
Specializations of nonsymmetric MacdonaldKoornwinder polynomials.
Daniel Orr, Virginia Tech
Mark Shimozono*, Virginia Tech
(109605448) 
6:00 p.m.
A Signed Little Map and CoxeterKnuth Graphs.
Sara C. Billey*, University of Washington
(1096052510)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
CANCELLED: MAA Minicourse: #10: Part A
Heavenly mathematics: The forgotten art of spherical trigonometry.
Room 344, BCC
Presenters:
Glen Van Brummelen, Quest University
Joel Silverberg, Roger Williams University 
Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Heavy Tailed Probability Distributions and Their Applications, I
Room 301, BCC
Organizers:
Tuncay Alparslan, American University alparsla@american.edu
John P. Nolan, American University

1:00 p.m.
Zolotarev type integral representations for multivariate stable laws.
John P Nolan*, American University
(1096602040) 
1:30 p.m.
Maxima of long memory stationary symmetric $\alpha$stable processes, and selfsimilar processes with stationary maxincrements.
Takashi Owada, Technion, Haifa, Israel
Gennady Samorodnitsky*, Cornell University
(109660117) 
2:00 p.m.
A Sum Characterization of Hidden Regular Variation in Multivariate Extremes.
Grant B Weller*, Carnegie Mellon University
Daniel Cooley, Colorado State University
(109662867) 
2:30 p.m.
Limit laws of maximal normalized setindexed sum of heavytailed random variables.
Yizao Wang*, Cincinnati
Zakhar Kabluchko, Ulm University, Germany
(109660959) 
3:00 p.m.
Fully Bayesian inference for spatial extremes using hierarchical extreme value processes.
Benjamin A Shaby*, Penn State University
Brian J Reich, North Carolina State University
(1096621653) 
3:30 p.m.
Extreme value theory with operator norming.
Mark M. Meerschaert, Michigan State University
HansPeter Scheffler, University of Siegen
Stilian A. Stoev*, University of Michigan
(1096622066)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Homological and Characteristic p Methods in Commutative Algebra, III
Room 303, BCC
Organizers:
Neil Epstein, George Mason University
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
Karl Schwede, Penn State University schwede@math.psu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Powers of ideals and Golod rings.
Juergen Herzog, Univ. Essen
Craig Huneke*, University of Virginia
(109613389) 
1:30 p.m.
A Charaterization of Fjumping Numbers.
Juan Felipe Perez*, University of Michigan
(1096131500) 
2:00 p.m.
A finiteness theorem in local cohomology.
Bhargav Bhatt*, Institute for Advanced Study
(1096131744) 
2:30 p.m.
Toward an efficient algorithm for deciding the vanishing of local cohomology modules in prime characteristic.
Yi Zhang*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(109613981) 
3:00 p.m.
Finjectivity and Buchsbaum singularities.
Linquan Ma*, University of Michigan
(1096131763) 
3:30 p.m.
A generalization of HilbertKunz multiplicity.
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas
Ilya Smirnov*, University of Virginia
(1096131866) 
4:00 p.m.
Generalized cover ideals and the persistence property.
Ashwini Bhat, Oklahoma State University
Jennifer Biermann*, Mt Holyoke College
Adam Van Tuyl, Lakehead University
(1096132724) 
4:30 p.m.
A Construction for Homogeneous Gorenstein Ideals.
Sema Gunturkun*, University of Kentucky
Uwe Nagel, University of Kentucky
(1096131439) 
5:00 p.m.
Connected sums of $k$algebras.
H. Ananthnarayan, I.I.T. Bombay
Ela Celikbas*, University of MissouriColumbia
Zheng Yang, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1096131378) 
5:30 p.m.
Multiplicity Sequence of Graded Algebras.
Javid Validashti*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(109613604)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, III
Room 329, BCC
Organizers:
Niles Johnson, Ohio State University at Newark
Mark W. Johnson, Penn State University, Altoona
Nitu Kitchloo, Johns Hopkins University
James Turner, Calvin College
Donald Yau, Ohio State University at Newark dyau@math.ohiostate.edu

1:00 p.m.
Gorenstein homological algebra.
Daniel Bravo, Universidad Austral de Chile
James Gillespie, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Mark Hovey*, Wesleyan University
(1096181005) 
1:30 p.m.
An equivariant infinite loop space machine.
Anna Marie Bohmann*, Northwestern University
Angelica M. Osorno, Reed College
(1096551776) 
2:00 p.m.
Equivariant algebraic Ktheory.
Mona Merling*, University of Chicago
(1096552069) 
2:30 p.m.
Higher Chromatic Analogues of Twisted Ktheory.
Mehdi Khorami*, ECSU
(1096551558) 
3:00 p.m.
Equivariantly Twisted Cohomology Theories.
John Lind*, Johns Hopkins University
(1096552049) 
3:30 p.m.
Completed power operations for Morava $E$theory.
Tobias Barthel, Harvard University
Martin Frankland*, University of Western Ontario
(1096551526) 
4:00 p.m.
Power Operations and Commutative Ring Spectra.
Sean M Tilson*, Royal Institute of Technology of Sweden (KTH)
(1096552141) 
4:30 p.m.
Power operation calculations in elliptic cohomology.
Yifei Zhu*, Northwestern University
(1096551271) 
5:00 p.m.
The Slice Tower and Suspensions.
Carolyn M. Yarnall*, Wabash College
(1096552067) 
5:30 p.m.
tmf cooperations.
Mark Behrens*, MIT
Kyle Ormsby, MIT
Nathanial Stapleton, MIT
Vesna Stojanoska, MIT
(1096552365)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Natural Resource Modeling, II
Room 322, BCC
Organizers:
Shandelle Henson, Andrews University
Catherine Roberts, College of the Holy Cross croberts@holycross.edu

1:00 p.m.
Adaptation of complex traits in biological invasions.
Judith R Miller*, Georgetown University
(109692416) 
1:30 p.m.
The Forest Rotations Problem Under Risk and Uncertainty: Is There Anything Left To Study?
Gregory Scott Amacher*, Virginia Tech
(1096491261) 
2:00 p.m.
Optimal control in models of management of forest resources.
Suzanne Lenhart*, University of Tennessee and NIMBioS
(109692975) 
2:30 p.m.
Valuing a timber harvest contract as a highdimensional Amercian call option via leastsquares Monte Carlo simulation.
Bin Mei*, University of Georgia
(10969173) 
3:00 p.m.
Plant toxins and trophic cascades alter fire regime and succession on a boreal forest landscape.
Zhilan Feng*, Purdue University
(10969222) 
3:30 p.m.
Applications of graph theory to optimize wildlife corridor systems for multiple species: Grizzly bear and wolverines in the northern Rockies.
Bistra Dilkina*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Claire A Montgomery, Oregon State University
(1096901441) 
4:00 p.m.
Competition of Two Species for Two Limited Resources with One Species Mediated by Parasites.
LihIng W. Roeger*, Texas Tech University
SzeBi Hsu, National TsingHua University
(1096921251) 
4:30 p.m.
A simple model of foraging activity in colonies of seed harvester ants.
Oyita Udiani, Applied Mathematics for the Life & Social Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University
Noa PinterWollman, BioCircuits Institute, University of California, San Diego
Yun Kang*, Arizona State University
(109634479) 
5:00 p.m.
Modeling the Impact of Food Availability on Disease Spread in Feral Hogs.
Rene A. Salinas*, Appalachian State University
(1096922059) 
5:30 p.m.
Modeling and Analysis of FungusInfected American Chestnut Populations.
Eric Alan Eager*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Anita Davelos Baines, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Andrew M. Jarosz, Michigan State University
(1096922458)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nineteenth Century Algebra and Analysis
Room 317, BCC
Organizers:
Frank D. Grosshans, West Chester University
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia
Paul R. Wolfson, West Chester University pwolfson@wcupa.edu

1:00 p.m.
Infinitesimals in Analysis 17801830.
Craig G Fraser*, University of Toronto
(109601791) 
1:30 p.m.
The Actual Infinite and Infinitesimals in the 19th CenturyBoon or Bane?
Joseph W Dauben*, Herbert H. Lehman College, The City University of New York
(1096011605) 
2:00 p.m.
The launch of invariant theory: seeking and finding.
Anthony J. Crilly*, London, England
(109601591) 
2:30 p.m.
Transvectants and finiteness: Gordan's way of doing invariant theory:.
Joseph P Kung*, University of North Texas
(10960195) 
3:00 p.m.
Abel's Version of Abel's Theorem.
Harold M. Edwards*, NYUCourant
(1096011003) 
3:30 p.m.
Visual Representation in the Theory of Algebraic Functions and their Integrals in the late 19th Century.
William Thomas Archibald*, Simon Fraser University
(109601965) 
4:00 p.m.
The irreducibility of the cyclotomic polynomials.
Steven H. Weintraub*, Lehigh University
(10960119) 
4:30 p.m.
Group Theory and the Bumpy Road to Abstraction.
Victor J. Katz*, University of the District of Columbia
(109601919) 
5:00 p.m.
Mechanics and Mathematical Physics in NineteenthCentury Britain: An Overview.
Sloan Evans Despeaux*, Western Carolina University
(1096011125) 
5:30 p.m.
The threebody problem.
June E. BarrowGreen*, The Open University, UK
(1096011528)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Outreach for Mathematically Talented Youth, I
Room 314, BCC
Organizers:
Christina EubanksTurner, Loyola Marymount University ceturner@lmu.edu
Virginia Watson, Kennesaw State University
Daniel Zaharopol, Art of Problem Solving Foundation

1:00 p.m.
MATHCOUNTS  3 unique approaches to extracurricular math.
Lou DiGioia*, MATHCOUNTS Foundation
(1096972149) 
1:30 p.m.
MAA's American Mathematics Competitions.
Steven R Dunbar*, Mathematical Association of America
(1096972129) 
2:00 p.m.
Ten Years Of Working Online With HighPerforming Students.
David Patrick*, Art of Problem Solving
(109697373) 
2:30 p.m.
Navajo Nation Math Circles Project (NNMCP).
Tatiana Shubin*, San Jose State University
Henry Fowler, Diné College
David Auckly, Kansas State University
(109697982) 
3:00 p.m.
Calculus in the Mites Program.
Michael Craig*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alexander T. Frumosu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1096372079) 
3:30 p.m.
The kids don't bite, but they never stop asking questions: Two new recruits teach at MathPath.
Jane Butterfield*, University of Minnesota
David Clark, University of Minnesota
(109697523) 
4:00 p.m.
Why MathPath Works.
Sam Vandervelde*, St. Lawrence University
(1096971176) 
4:30 p.m.
A viable pathway for underserved students to enter advanced mathematical study.
Daniel Zaharopol*, The Art of Problem Solving Foundation
(1096972732) 
5:00 p.m.
"Out of nothing I have created a strange new universe": the role of summer mathematics programs in the educational paths of talented students.
Mira Bernstein*, Canada/USA Mathcamp
(1096972664) 
5:30 p.m.
Exploration with PROMYS.
Glenn Stevens*, Boston University
(1096971987)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Walks, Quantum Computation, and Related Topics, I
Room 323, BCC
Organizers:
Chaobin Liu, Bowie State University cliu@bowiestate.edu
Takuya Machida, University of Tokyo
Nelson Petulante, Bowie State University
Salvador E. VenegasAndraca, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Estado de México

1:00 p.m.
Green's function approach for quantum walks.
Fabiano M. Andrade*, Universidade Estadual de Ponta Grossa
(1096812227) 
1:30 p.m.
Evolutionary quantum Prisoners Dilemma on the cycle graph $C_n$.
Michael Mc Gettrick*, National University of Ireland, Galway
Colm O'Riordan, National University of Ireland, Galway
Meng Li, National University of Ireland, Galway
Jaroslaw Miszczak, Polish Academy of Sciences
(1096681625) 
2:00 p.m.
Quantum walks with memory.
Peter P Rohde*, Macquarie University, Australia
Gavin Brennen, Macquarie University, Australia
Alexei Gilchrist, Macquarie University, Australia
(1096811504) 
2:30 p.m.
A quantumwalk based clustering algorithm.
Salvador E. VenegasAndraca*, Disruptive Computer Technologies and Monterrey Institute of Technology
(1096811993) 
3:00 p.m.
Fully interconnected subgraph decomposition and continuous time quantum walks.
Yusuke Ide*, Kanagawa University
(1096601360) 
3:30 p.m.
A class of primitive quantum channels.
Chaobin Liu*, Bowie State University
Nelson Petulante, Bowie State University
(1096811326) 
4:00 p.m.
Quantum walk as secured quantum memory.
Chandrashekar Channipura Madaiah*, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
Thomas Busch, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology
(109681587) 
4:30 p.m.
Limit distributions of quantum walks and open quantum random walks.
Hyun Jae Yoo*, Hankyong National University, Korea
(1096601234) 
5:00 p.m.
The baker's transformation and quantum walk.
Takao Namiki*, Hokkaido University
(109660236)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Progress in Multivariable Operator Theory, III
Room 331, BCC
Organizers:
Ron Douglas, Texas A&M University
Michael Jury, University of Florida mjury@ufl.edu

1:00 p.m.
A new approach to the sextic truncated moment problem.
Raul E. Curto*, University of Iowa
(1096471429) 
1:30 p.m.
Similarity of CowenDouglas Operators in the Multivariable Setting.
Hyun Kwon*, The University of Alabama
(1096471981) 
2:00 p.m.
Eigenvalues of SelfAdjoint Toeplitz Operators with respect to a Constrained Algebra.
Adam E. Broschinski*, University of Florida
(1096471140) 
2:30 p.m.
Perturbation of multivariable operator functions.
Anna Skripka*, University of New Mexico
(1096471285) 
3:00 p.m.
Semicrossed Products of Operator Algebras by Semigroups.
Kenneth R. Davidson, University of Waterloo
Adam H. Fuller*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Evgenios T. A. Kakariadis, BenGurion University of the Negev
(1096471854) 
3:30 p.m.
Composition operators with closed range.
Kristin Elizabeth Luery*, University of Cincinnati
(109647485) 
4:00 p.m.
Model spaces and thin interpolating sequences.
Pamela Gorkin*, Bucknell University
Sandra Pott, Lund University
Brett D. Wick, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1096471358) 
4:30 p.m.
Triangular algebras vs. Tensor algebras.
Christopher Ramsey*, University of Virginia
(1096471570) 
5:00 p.m.
Berezin Transforms on Noncommutative Varieties.
Gelu F Popescu*, University of Texas at San Antonio
(109647461) 
5:30 p.m.
Generalized Corona Theorem and Wolff's Ideal Theorem on the Multiplier Algebra of Weighted Dirichlet Spaces, and on $Q_p$ Spaces.
Debendra P. Banjade*, The University of Alabama
(1096472274)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Ubiquity of Dynamical Systems, II
Room 302, BCC
Organizers:
Edray H. Goins, Purdue University
Talitha M. Washington, Howard University talitha.washington@howard.edu

1:00 p.m.
Foundations for the Thompson problem.
Tepper L Gill*, Howard University
(109635119) 
2:00 p.m.
A dynamical systems and harmonic analysis based method for analyzing signals and fluid flows.
Sherry E Scott*, Milwaukee Wisconsin
(1096372318) 
3:00 p.m.
Introduction to Canonical Kahler metrics and Semistable Pairs.
Sean T Paul*, University of Wisconsin at Madison
(1096142109) 
4:00 p.m.
Introduction to the EulerPoisson system.
Ryan Hynd*, University of Pennsylvania
(1096351995) 
5:00 p.m.
On the Poisson relation for compact symmetric spaces.
Craig J. Sutton*, Dartmouth College
(1096532136)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Graph Theory: Structure and Symmetry, III
Room 330, BCC
Organizers:
Jonathan L. Gross, Columbia University
Thomas W. Tucker, Colgate University ttucker@colgate.edu

1:00 p.m.
LogConcavity of Genus Distributions of RingLike Families of Graphs.
Jonathan L. Gross, Department of Computer Science, Columbia University
Toufik Mansour*, University of Haifa
Thomas W. Tucker, Colgate University
(109605669) 
1:30 p.m.
Logconcavity of the genus polynomials of Ringel ladders.
Jonathan L. Gross, Department of Computer Science, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA.
Toufik Mansour, Department of Mathematics, University of Haifa, 3498838 Haifa, Israel
Thomas W. Tucker, Department of Mathematics, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY 13346, USA
David G.L. Wang*, Department of Mathematics, University of Haifa, 3498838 Haifa, Israel
(109605670) 
2:00 p.m.
LogConcavity of Combinations of Sequences and Applications to Genus Distributions.
Jonathan L Gross*, Columbia University
Toufik Mansour, University of Haifa
Thomas W Tucker, Colgate University
David G.L. Wang, University of Haifa
(109605269) 
2:30 p.m.
Enumeration of Digraph Embeddings.
Yichao Chen*, Hunan University
Jonathan L. Gross, Department of Computer Science, Columbia University
Xiaodong Hu, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(109605687) 
3:00 p.m.
Semicages and extremal problems for maximum genus.
Michal Kotrbcik*, Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
(1096052032) 
3:30 p.m.
Embeddings of circulants.
Marston D E Conder*, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Ricardo Grande, University of the Basque Country, Spain
(1096052270) 
4:00 p.m.
Distinguishing coloring of 3regular graphs on closed surfaces.
Seiya Negami*, Yokohama National University
(1096051547) 
4:30 p.m.
A variation on Heawoodlistcoloring for graphs on surfaces.
Joan P Hutchinson*, Macalester College, emerita
(1096051685) 
5:00 p.m.
Large odd order groups of fixed symmetric genus.
Jay Zimmerman*, Towson University
Coy L. May, Towson University
(1096201710) 
5:30 p.m.
The strong symmetric genus of some $D$type Generalized Symmetric Groups.
Michael A. Jackson*, Grove City College
(1096201470)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Uniform Distribution, Discrepancy, and Related Fields
Room 307, BCC
Organizers:
Dmitriy Bilyk, University of Minnesota dbilyk@math.umn.edu
Jill Pipher, Brown University

1:00 p.m.
Discrepancy estimates in continuous, discrete and arithmetic settings.
Alex Iosevich*, University of Rochester
(1096AD1599) 
1:30 p.m.
Geometric proof of the Central Limit Theorem for Kronecker sequences.
Artur Avila, IMPA
Dmitry Dolgopyat*, University of Maryland
Eduard Duriev, Harvard
Omri Sarig, Weizmann Institute
(1096AD1924) 
2:00 p.m.
Monte Carlo, QuasiMonte Carlo and randomized QuasiMonte Carlo.
Art B. Owen*, Stanford University
(1096AD1219) 
2:30 p.m.
The Small Ball Inequality.
Michael T Lacey*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1096AD223) 
3:00 p.m.
Multivariate numerical integration.
Vladimir N Temlyakov*, University of South Carolina and Steklov Institute of Mathematics
(1096AD1173) 
3:30 p.m.
Discretizing Manifolds with Minimal Energy.
E B Saff*, Vanderbilt University
(1096AD1032)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #9: Part B
WeBWorK: An opensource alternative for generating and delivering online homework problems.
Room 343, BCC
Presenters:
John Travis, Mississippi College
Jason Aubrey, University of Missouri
Paul Pearson, Hope College 
Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Data, Modeling, and Computing in the Introductory Statistics Course
Room 339, BCC
Organizers:
Andrew Zieffler, University of Minnesota zief0002@umn.edu
Scott Alberts, Truman State University
Randall Pruim, Calvin College

1:00 p.m.
Data Visualization Using Minitab, Google Fusion Tables, and Tableau.
Sue B Schou*, Idaho State University
(1096D5101) 
1:20 p.m.
Visualizing the Central Limit Theorem through Simulation.
Eric Ruggieri*, College of the Holy Cross
(1096D52335) 
1:40 p.m.
PValues Through Simulation.
Julie A. Belock*, Salem State University
(1096D51612) 
2:00 p.m.
Toward a Conceptual Understanding of Pvalues: The Advantages and Challenges of RandomizationBased Inference.
Catherine Case*, University of Florida
Melanie Battles, University of Florida
Tim Jacobbe, University of Florida
(1096D5849) 
2:20 p.m.
Playing and Getting "Messy" with Data.
Rodney X. Sturdivant*, The Ohio State University
Shonda Kuiper, Grinnell College
Kevin Cummiskey, United States Military Academy, West Point
(1096D52305) 
2:40 p.m.
Designing Simulated Experiments in the Introductory Statistics Course.
Shonda R Kuiper*, Grinnell College
(1096D52230) 
3:00 p.m.
Using an EverGrowing Data Set in an Introductory Statistics Course.
Sarah L. Mabrouk*, Framingham State University
(1096D52627) 
3:20 p.m.
Big Data in the Intro Stats Class: Use of the Airline Delays Dataset to Expose Students to a RealWorld, Complex Dataset.
Nicholas J. Horton*, Amherst College
Benjamin S. Baumer, Smith College
Hadley Wickham, Rice University and RStudio
(1096D51770) 
3:40 p.m.
Statistical Crowd Counting.
Grant L Innerst*, Shippensburg University
Ben Galluzzo, Shippensburg University
(1096D51671) 
4:00 p.m.
Using Genomics Data in Introduction to Probability and Statistics.
Kimberly A Roth*, Juniata College
(1096D5894) 
4:20 p.m.
Predicting Drug Resistance: Probability and Statistics Meet the Building Blocks of Proteins.
Majid Masso*, George Mason University
(1096D5402) 
4:40 p.m.
Modeling  It's harder than you might think.
Patricia B Humphrey*, Georgia Southern University
(1096D52427) 
5:00 p.m.
Against All Odds: Inside Statistics.
Marsha J. Davis*, Eastern Connecticut State University
(1096D52541) 
5:20 p.m.
Using Faculty Research as a Teaching Tool In Statistics.
Phong Le*, Niagara University
(1096D51887) 
5:40 p.m.
A Semester Project for Introductory Statistics.
Murray H. Siegel*, Arizona State University
(1096D585)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Flipping the Classroom, II
Room 337, BCC
Organizers:
Krista Maxson, Shawnee State University kmaxson@shawnee.edu
Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo, Valparaiso University

1:00 p.m.
Group Work & Modified Moore Method in Flipping Calculus 1.
Karen M. Bliss*, Quinnipiac University
(1096E11238) 
1:20 p.m.
$f^{1}(\mbox{Calculus I}):$ how and why I decided to flip the Calculus classroom.
Peter L Staab*, Fitchburg State University
(1096E1904) 
1:40 p.m.
Several Devices and Software for Creating Math Videos.
Reza O. Abbasian*, Texas Lutheran University
John T. Sieben, Texas Lutheran University
(1096E1333) 
2:00 p.m.
Implementing the ICE Framework in a Hybrid Mathematics Classroom.
James S Rolf*, Yale University
YuWen Hsu, Yale University
Matthew Croasmun, Yale University
Jennifer Frederick, Yale University
(1096E12469) 
2:20 p.m.
Flipped versus Traditional: Measuring Success through Performance and Perceptions.
Steven Pon*, University of Connecticut
Fabiana Cardetti, University of Connecticut
Konstantina Christodoulopoulou, University of Connecticut
(1096E12178) 
2:40 p.m.
Flipping Intermediate Algebra.
Jacqueline A JensenVallin*, Slippery Rock University
(1096E163) 
3:00 p.m.
More than just a video  flipping the classroom to improve student learning.
Edwin P Herman*, University of WisconsinStevens Point
(1096E12474) 
3:20 p.m.
Does Flipping a Calculus Class Really Work?
Katrina Palmer*, Appalachian State University
(1096E155) 
3:40 p.m.
Flipping for the first time.
Cassie Williams*, James Madison University
(1096E11977) 
4:00 p.m.
Flipping the Classroom in a Calculus I Class via Online Learning Modules.
J Alfredo Jimenez*, Penn State Hazleton
(1096E12499) 
4:20 p.m.
Journey Into Flipping the Calculus I Classroom.
Nathan P Clements*, University of Wyoming
(1096E12670) 
4:40 p.m.
A Flipped Classroom Study in Second and Third Semester Calculus.
Ellie Kennedy*, Northern Arizona University
(1096E12485) 
5:00 p.m.
A Hybrid Flipped Classroom to Better Serve the UnderResourced Student.
Joseph Sheridan*, Trinity Washington University
Kerry M. Luse, Trinity Washington University
(1096E11682) 
5:20 p.m.
The Mathematics Laboratory and Student Presentations in PreCalculus.
Randall E Cone*, Virginia Military Institute
(1096E11149) 
5:40 p.m.
Engaging College Algebra Students via the Flipped/InquiryBased Learning Approach in a 'Large' Classroom Setting.
Perry Y.C. Lee*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
(1096E11041)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Geometry and General Topology
Room 311, BCC

1:00 p.m.
Blaschke's Rolling Ball Property and Conformal Metric Ratios.
David A. Herron, University of Cincinnati
Poranee K. Julian*, University of Cincinnati  Blue Ash College
(109651242) 
1:15 p.m.
Staircase metrics in spacetime geometries.
J Mealy*, Austin College
Kusha Mohammadi, Austin College
(109651254) 
1:30 p.m.
An origami locked triangular mesh in $\mathbb{R}^3$.
Zachary Abel, MIT
Thomas Hull*, Western New England University
Tomohiro Tachi, The University of Tokyo
(1096512282) 
1:45 p.m.
Bounding total curvature of random planar polygons sampled under the symmetric measure.
Michael William Berglund*, University of Georgia at Athens
(109653309) 
2:00 p.m.
Simplicial Isometric Embeddings of Indefinite Metric Polyhedra.
Barry Minemyer*, Alfred University
(109653251) 
2:15 p.m.
$\mathbb{Z}_{2}$Systolic $(1,2)$Freedom of $\mathbb{R}P^{3}#\mathbb{R}P^{3}$.
Lizhi Chen*, Oklahoma State University
(1096531965) 
2:30 p.m.
Fundamental Groups of Spaces with BakryEmery Ricci Tensor Bounded Below.
Maree Jaramillo*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1096531942) 
2:45 p.m.
The Geometry of Curves and Surfaces in the Heisenberg Group.
T. H. Wears*, Longwood University, Farmville, VA 23909
Joseph Gills, Longwood University, Farmville, VA 23909
(1096532423) 
3:00 p.m.
Curve shortening flow and smooth projective planes.
YuWen Hsu*, Yale University
(1096532597) 
3:15 p.m.
Every totally umbilical $GCR$lightlike submanifold of an indefinite nearly Kaehler manifold is totally geodesic.
Rakesh Kumar*, Department of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Punjabi University, Patiala, India.
(1096532710) 
3:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Classification of Quadratic Harmonic Maps of S7 into S7.
Faen Wu*, Polytechnic Institute of NYU
Yueshan Xiong, Chinese Academy of Science
Xinnuan zhao, Lushan college,China
(1096532261) 
3:45 p.m.
Basic Differential Forms on Geometric Stacks.
Jordan A. Watts*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1096532275) 
4:00 p.m.
Homogeneity properties of continua.
F H Sturm*, Auburn University
(1096542711) 
4:15 p.m.
Inverse Limits with Irreducible SetValued Functions.
James P. Kelly*, Baylor University
(1096541758) 
4:30 p.m.
Orbit Structures of Homeomorphisms on Cantor Sets.
Casey Lynn Sherman*, St. Edward's University
(1096542351) 
4:45 p.m.
Nets and Upper and Lower SemiContinuities.
Shing S. So*, University of Central Missouri
(109654903) 
5:00 p.m.
The cardinality of $\beta _{A}\left( S_{J}\right)$.
Arthur D. Grainger*, Morgan State University
(109608231) 
5:15 p.m.
Supercoiled Tangles and Stick Numbers of 2Bridge Links.
Erik A Insko*, Florida Gulf Coast University
Rolland Trapp, California State University  San Bernardino
(1096541655) 
5:30 p.m.
Tetrahedron and Nets.
Derege H. Mussa*, Texas A&M UniversityCommerce
(109651703) 
5:45 p.m.
Computations on Parametrized Surfaces with Chebfun2.
Courtney M. PageBottorff*, Arizona State University
(1096512010) 
6:00 p.m.
New Invariants of Virtual Rational Tangle Moves.
Noureen Khan*, University of North Texas Dallas
(109655458)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, II
Room 340, BCC
Organizers:
David Strong, Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu
Gilbert Strang, MIT
Megan Wawro, Virginia Tech

1:00 p.m.
Row rank equals column rank: Three good proofs.
Gilbert Strang*, MIT
(1096F11536) 
1:20 p.m.
Preparing students for linear algebra concepts with preclass work.
Feryal Alayont*, Grand Valley State University
(1096F12586) 
1:40 p.m.
Peer instruction in linear algebra.
Robert Talbert*, Grand Valley State University
(1096F11579) 
2:00 p.m.
Teaching Linear Algebra with Clickers in three Worlds of Embodied, Symbolic and Formal Mathematical Thinking.
John Hannah, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Sepideh Stewart*, University of Oklahoma, Norman
Michael Thomas, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
(1096F12148) 
2:20 p.m.
Putting Together the Puzzle: Understanding Linear Independence, Spanning, and Bases via Group Exploration.
Teresa D Magnus*, Rivier University
(1096F12267) 
2:40 p.m.
Transforming Linear Algebra with GeoGebra.
James D. Factor*, Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI
Susan Pustejovsky, Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI
(1096F12709)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Instructional Approaches to Increase Awareness of the Societal Value of Mathematics
Room 341, BCC
Organizers:
Jessica Deshler, West Virginia University deshler@math.wvu.edu
Elizabeth Burroughs, Montana State University

1:00 p.m.
Graph clustering for the high school classroom.
Emilie Hogan*, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Gabriela Radu, STEM Teacher and Researcher Program
(1096F52545) 
1:20 p.m.
Examples on using material from a standard college algebra course to enhance students understanding of some social issues.
A. S. Elkhader*, Northern State University
(1096F51454) 
1:40 p.m.
College Algebra or Economics of Being Green.
Yevgeniy V. Galperin*, East Stroudsburg University
(1096F5453) 
2:00 p.m.
A ServiceLearning Approach to Mathematical Modeling.
Olivia M. Carducci*, East Stroudsburg University
(1096F5817) 
2:20 p.m.
Supporting Quantitative Literacy with ServiceLearning: The Pitfalls and the Promise.
Victor I Piercey*, Ferris State University
(1096F51092) 
2:40 p.m.
Using ServiceLearning to Connect a Quantitative Literacy Course to the Community.
Andrew J Miller*, Belmont University
(1096F51813) 
3:00 p.m.
Building a capstone course on the theme of the relevance of mathematics to society.
Maritza M. Branker*, Niagara University
(1096F5662) 
3:20 p.m.
Math in the City: connecting the classroom to the local community through mathematical modeling.
Alexandra Seceleanu*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Kathryn (Katie) Haymaker, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1096F51090)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Modeling and Applications of Mathematics, II
Room 348, BCC
Organizers:
Jennifer Beineke, Western New England University jbeineke@wne.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburge University kjpres@ship.edu

1:00 p.m.
A PhysiologicallyBased Pharmacokinetic Model for Ertapenem.
Whitney Leeann Forbes*, East Tennessee State University
Michele Joyner, East Tennessee State University
(1096VG1974) 
1:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A Mathematical Model of LaserInitiated Immunotherapy of Cancer.
Bryan Alexander Dawkins*, University of Central Oklahoma
Sean Michael Laverty, University of Central Oklahoma
(1096VG1962) 
1:30 p.m.
Effects of Synaptic Plasticity on Phase and Period Locking of a Network of Two Oscillatory Neurons.
Zeynep Akcay*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Amitabha Bose, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Farzan Nadim, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(1096VG1921) 
1:45 p.m.
The Dynamics of Bone Turnover.
Jason M Graham*, University of Scranton
Bruce P Ayati, University of Iowa
Sarah A Holstein, University of Iowa
James A Martin, University of Iowa
(1096VG1795) 
2:00 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Fetal Electrocardiograms.
Kiersten Utsey*, Carroll College
Samuel Estes, University of TennesseeKnoxville
Erick Kalobwe, LeMoyneOwen College
Heather Finotti, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
Xiaopeng Zhao, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis
(1096VG1283) 
2:15 p.m.
Multibond models of platelet adhesion.
Tyler Skorczewski*, University of Utah
(1096VG1227) 
2:30 p.m.
The role of avian stagestructure in the transmission of West Nile virus.
Suzanne Robertson*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Kevin Caillouet, St. Tammany Mosquito Abatement District
(1096VG1218) 
2:45 p.m.
Elastic Network Model Extensions for Predicting Protein Residuelevel Fluctuation.
Junkoo Park*, Houghton College
(1096VG944) 
3:00 p.m.
The Tumors Cell Density and Immune Response System: A Mathematical Model.
Sanjeev Kumar*, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra
(1096VG44) 
3:15 p.m.
Spatial Distribution of CalciumGated Chloride Channels in Olfactory Cilia.
Dorjsuren Badamdorj*, Tennessee State University
(1096VG433) 
3:30 p.m.
Modeling epidemics using differential equations.
Ghan S Bhatt*, Tennessee State University
Ross Beckley, Tennessee State University
Cametria Weatherspoon, Tennessee State University
Michael Alexander, Tennessee State University
Anthony Johnson, Philander Smith College
Marissa Chandler, Tennessee State University
(1096VG942) 
3:45 p.m.
The Schedule Effect: can recurrent peak infections be reduced without vaccines, quarantines or school closings?
Danilo R. Diedrichs*, Wheaton College
Paul A. Isihara, Wheaton College
Doeke D. Buursma, Wheaton College
(1096VG1794) 
4:00 p.m.
Stochastic Models for Population Dynamics.
Lochana Siriwardena*, Southern Illinois University Carbondale
(1096VG1888) 
4:15 p.m.
Asymmetric population structure alters the molecular clock.
Benjamin Allen, Emmanuel College
Yulia Dementieva, Emmanuel College
Ruben Medeiros, Emmanuel College
Christopher Paoletti, Emmanuel College
Christine Sample*, Emmanuel College
(1096VG2308) 
4:30 p.m.
Extensions to the DaleyKendall model.
Ariel CintronArias*, East Tennessee State University
(1096VG2573) 
4:45 p.m.
A new application of the twogroup competition model.
Alyssa Miller, Carthage College
Haley A Yaple*, Carthage College
(1096VG2583) 
5:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Stability and bifurcation of a three dimensional Ricker model.
Muna Khaled Khaleel Abu Alhalawa*, Technical university of Lisbon
Henrique Olivera, Technical university of Lisbon
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University
(1096VG2368) 
5:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Numerical analysis of delay equations.
Felicia Maria G Magpantay*, University of Michigan
(1096VG1658) 
5:30 p.m.
A Stochastic Simulation Model for Anelosimus studiosus during Prey Capture.
Michele L Joyner*, East Tennessee State University
Chelsea R Ross, East Tennessee State University
Colton Watts, East Tennessee State University
Thomas C Jones, East Tennessee State University
(1096VG359) 
5:45 p.m.
New Paradigms for Collaborative Undergraduate Research in Biomathematics.
Erin Bodine, Rhodes College
Anne Yust*, BirminghamSouthern College
(1096VG2763)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.2:40 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Research in Analysis
Room 346, BCC
Organizers:
Jennifer Beineke, Western New England University jbeineke@wne.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburge University kjpres@ship.edu

1:00 p.m.
A fresh look at some very old formulas for pi.
Thomas J Osler*, Rowan University
(1096VK840) 
1:15 p.m.
Rates of Uniform Convergence for Riemann Integrals.
J. Alan Alewine*, McKendree University
(1096VK1022) 
1:30 p.m.
A Leibniz Test.
Gabriel T Prajitura*, College at Brockport, State University of New York
(1096VK2213) 
1:45 p.m.
On a Geometric Power Series.
Hong Biao Zeng*, Fort Hays State University
Mohammad RiaziKermani, Fort Hays State University
(1096VK1229) 
2:00 p.m.
Connecting Orbits of Complex Analytic Maps.
Haripriya Chakraborty*, University of Delaware.
Jason D. MirelesJames, Rutgers University
(1096VK1952) 
2:15 p.m.
On the Classification of WMeasurably Sensitive Actions.
Francisc Bozgan, University of California, Los Angeles
Anthony Sanchez*, Arizona State University
Cesar Silva, Williams College
David Stevens, Williams College
Jane Wang, Princeton Univeristy
(1096VK2006) 
2:30 p.m.
Multiplication Operators on $S^2$.
Robert F. Allen*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
Katherine C. Heller, North Central College
Matthew A. Pons, North Central College
(1096VK2523)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Research in Applied Mathematics, II
Room 347, BCC
Organizers:
Jennifer Beineke, Western New England University jbeineke@wne.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburge University kjpres@ship.edu

1:00 p.m.
Effect of general conductivities in Magneto Rotational Instability.
Pablo U Suarez*, Delaware State University
(1096VL349) 
1:15 p.m.
FOURFUN: a new system for automatic computations using Fourier expansions.
Kristyn N. McLeod*, Arizona State University
Rodrigo Platte, Arizona State University
(1096VL2636) 
1:30 p.m.
Reconstruction of functions from Fourier data using Gaussian based approximations.
Ian D Neufer*, Arizona State University
Rodrigo B Platte, Arizona State University
(1096VL2542) 
1:45 p.m.
Cluster computing to visualize sound and engineer effective metrics of space and time.
Stephen H. Harnish*, Bluffton University
(1096VL2445) 
2:00 p.m.
A new method for Stability Analysis of Discrete time Recurrent Neural Networks.
Jayant Singh*, North Dakota State University
(1096VL475) 
2:15 p.m.
Graph Partitioning Algorithms for Load Balancing on Massively Parallel Computers.
Kent William Ehrlich*, Arizona State University
Eric Kostelich, Arizona State University
(1096VL2713) 
2:30 p.m.
Numerical Method for Optimization Problems Governed by Hyperbolic Systems of Conservation Laws.
Michael Herty, RWTH Aachen University
Alexander Kurganov, Tulane University
Dmitry Kurochkin*, Tulane University
(1096VL2693) 
2:45 p.m.
The compatibility of slender bodies and surface traction at low Reynolds number.
Eva Marie Strawbridge*, James Madison University
Charles Wolgemuth, University of Arizona
(1096VL1733) 
3:00 p.m.
Double Wronskian Solutions for a Generalized (2+1)Dimensional Boussinesq System with Variable Coefficients.
Alrazi M Abdeljabbar*, Savannah State University
(1096VL2635) 
3:15 p.m.
Chimera states on periodic spaces.
Mark J Panaggio*, Northwestern University
Daniel M Abrams, Northwestern University
(1096VL1634) 
3:30 p.m.
Sliding Singularity's of TwoDimensional Invertible Piecewise Isometries.
Jonathan Sullivan*, University of North Texas at Dallas
Miguel Cuadros, University of North Texas at Dallas
(1096VL2396) 
3:45 p.m.
Elliptic solutions of a coupled nonlinear Schrödinger system.
Otis C. Wright, III*, Cedarville University
(1096VL1215) 
4:00 p.m.
Modelbased Sketching and Recovery with Expanders.
Bubacarr Bah*, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Luca Baldassarre, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Cevher Volkan, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)
(1096VL2390) 
4:15 p.m.
Reduced uncertainty by targeting observations with the Kalman filter.
Thomas Bellsky*, Arizona State University
(1096VL1071) 
4:30 p.m.
A Modified Weak Galerkin Finite Element Method.
Nolisa S. Malluwawadu*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Xiaoshen Wang, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
F Gao, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Thomas C. McMillan, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1096VL2174) 
4:45 p.m.
Stability Analysis of NonNewtonian Rimming Flow.
Ravi Shankar*, Department of Chemistry, UC Davis
Peter Haine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Abigail Gartrell, University of Maryland, College Park
Alberto Mojica, CSU Chico
Nathan Loker, CSU Chico
Sergei Fomin, CSU Chico
(1096VL619) 
5:00 p.m.
Peixoto's Structural Stability Theorem: The Onedimensional Version.
Aminur Rahman*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(1096VL2135) 
5:15 p.m.
A Restarted Homotopy Method for the Nonsymmetric Eigenvalue Problem.
Brandon J Hutchison*, University of Arkansas Fort Smith
Mark Arnold, University of Arkansas
(1096VL387) 
5:30 p.m.
Applying the Eigendecomposition Pseudospectral Method to Wave Propagation Problems.
Daniel Patrick Howard*, University of WisconsinMadison
Keith J Wojciechowski, University of WisconsinStout
(1096VL2018)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Experiences in Business, Industry, and Government, I
Room 345, BCC
Organizers:
Carla Martin, James Madison University carla.dee@gmail.com
Phil Gustafson, Mesa State University
Michael Monticino, University of North Texas

1:00 p.m.
Optimal production sales strategies for a company at changing market price.
Ellina V Grigorieva*, Texas Woman's University
Evgenii N Khailov, Moscow State University
(1096H1857) 
1:20 p.m.
Modeling to Help Government & Military Decision Making.
William P. Fox*, Naval Postgraduate School
(1096H1828) 
1:40 p.m.
Applied and Industrial Mathematics Program at the Virginia Military Institute.
John A. David*, Virginia Military Institute
(1096H11177) 
2:00 p.m.
Memory Efficient Lagged Fibonacci Random Number Generators for GPU Supercomputing.
Tim Andersen*, Daniel H. Wagner Associates, Inc.
C Allen Butler, Daniel H. Wagner Associates, Inc.
Michael Mascagni, Florida State University
(1096H1468) 
2:20 p.m.
Modeling the Key and Keying the Model: Combining Automatic Item Generation with Automated Scoring.
James H. Fife*, Educational Testing Service
(1096H11154) 
2:40 p.m.
Modeling the Diffusion of Manual Irrigation Pumps.
Carol Brown, Seattle, WA
Rachel R RoeDale*, Skidmore College
Mark Staton, Western Washington University
(1096H11601) 
3:00 p.m.
A New Basis for Graph Partitioning: Standardizing the Interactions Matrix.
Genevieve Brown*, Department of Defense
Sean Lynch, Department of Defense
(1096H12363) 
3:20 p.m.
Data Stranglehold or: How the Government Can Learn to Stop Worrying and Love Math.
Charles Tannouri*, Government
(1096H12687) 
3:40 p.m.
Application of Cluster Analysis to the MAA Member Database.
Gregory E Coxson*, Radar Division, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Grant Izmirlian, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
(1096H11247) 
4:00 p.m.
Clustering on the Power Grid.
Eduardo CotillaSanchez, Oregon State University
Mahantesh Halappanavar, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Emilie Hogan*, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
(1096H12463)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, I
Room 338, BCC
Organizers:
Drew Pasteur, College of Wooster rpasteur@wooster.edu
John David, Virginia Military Institute

1:00 p.m.
Are Umpires Racist?
Jeff Hamrick*, University of San Francisco
(1096G52719) 
1:20 p.m.
A Network Based Method for Ranking NBA Players.
Milica HadžiTanović*, University of San Francisco
Stephen Devlin, University of San Francisco
(1096G52436) 
1:40 p.m.
Machine Learning in NBA and NCAA Basketball.
James T Snyder*, Virginia Military Institute
John David, Virginia Military Institute
(1096G52482) 
2:00 p.m.
A profitable adjustive rating system for NBA teams.
Jonathan Sargent*, RMIT University
(1096G52023) 
2:20 p.m.
openWAR: An Open Source System for Overall Player Performance in Major League Baseball.
Ben S Baumer*, Smith College
Shane T Jensen, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Gregory J Matthews, University of Massachusetts
(1096G51199) 
2:40 p.m.
Optimizing a Volleyball Serve.
Daniel J. Lithio, Indiana University
Timothy J. Pennings*, Davenport University
Eric M. Webb, Indiana University
(1096G5775) 
3:00 p.m.
Effective Driving on the PGA Tour.
Roland Minton*, Roanoke College
(1096G52112) 
3:20 p.m.
Moving On Up: Advancing Through the Ranks in Baseball and Medicine.
Rick Cleary*, Babson College
Fred Ledley, Bentley University
(1096G51063) 
3:40 p.m.
TITLE CHANGE: A probabilistic comparison of NFL overtime rules.
Jeffrey W Heath*, Centre College
Alexander L Cope, Centre College 
4:00 p.m.
Survival Analysis of the Athletic Records.
Reza D. Noubary*, Bloomsburg University
(1096G51756) 
4:20 p.m.
How Math Can Lead You to Fantasy Football Glory.
Dave I. Kennedy*, Shippensburg University
Ben Galluzzo, Shippensburg University
(1096G52172) 
4:40 p.m.
Sports Analytics with Elementary Math.
Andrew B. Perry*, Springfield College
(1096G52526) 
5:00 p.m.
American Football and an Unexpected Introduction into Upper Level Mathematics.
Eric B. Kahn*, Bloomsburg University
Tricia M. Brown, Armstrong Atlantic State University
(1096G5414) 
5:20 p.m.
Ice Math: Related Rates and Pairs Figure Skating.
Diana Cheng*, Towson University
Tetyana Berezovski, Saint Joseph's University
(1096G582) 
5:40 p.m.
Predicting a Team's Winning Percentage Using (Run Scored  Runs Allowed).
Stanley Rothman*, Quinnipiac University
Faggella, Quinnipiac University
(1096G550)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Operator Theory and Banach Spaces
Room 305, BCC

1:00 p.m.
Angle reserving linear ransformations.
Arsalan Chademan Shademan*, University of Kurdistan, Sanandaj, Iran
(109647728) 
1:15 p.m.
Weighted Composition Operators between Weighted Bergman and $S^{p}$ Spaces.
Waleed K. AlRawashdeh*, Montana Tech
(1096471745) 
1:30 p.m.
Eigenfunctions of composition and weighted composition operators.
Bhupendra Paudyal*, University of Toledo
(1096471385) 
1:45 p.m.
Resolvent algebras and Deddens algebras for rankone and finite rank perturbations operators.
D Drissi*, Kuwait university
(1096471398) 
2:00 p.m.
Topological structure of the spaces of composition operators on Hilbert spaces of Dirichlet series.
Bingyang Hu, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Le Hai Khoi, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Ruhan Zhao*, SUNY Brockport
(1096472017) 
2:15 p.m.
A range for quadratic hyponormality.
George R Exner*, Bucknell University
Il Bong Jung, Kyungpook National University
Mi Ryeong Lee, Kyungpook National University
Sun Hyun Park, Kyungpook National University
(1096472488) 
2:30 p.m.
Spectra of linear fractional composition operators on $H^2(B_N)$.
Liangying Jiang*, Shanghai Finance University, China
Zhihua Chen, Tongji University, China
(1096472161) 
2:45 p.m.
the spectrum of a hypercyclic operator.
Nathan P Clements*, University of Wyoming
(1096472639) 
3:00 p.m.
Scattering theory of a class of Schrödinger operators with sparse potentials.
Zhongwei Shen*, Auburn University
(109647979) 
3:15 p.m.
Refinement of the YosidaHewitt decomposition of singular functionals on operator rearrangement invariant spaces.
Genady Ya. Grabarnik*, St John's University
BenZion Rubshtein, Ben Gurion University, BeerSheva, Israel
(1096471518) 
3:30 p.m.
Cesaro Matrices: Where do they all come from.
Gabriel T Prajitura*, College at Brockport, State University of New York
(1096472209) 
3:45 p.m.
An upper bound on the Kolmogorov widths of a certain family of integral operators.
Duaine S. Lewis*, The University of the West Indies, Barbados
Bernd Sing, The University of the West Indies, Barbados
(1096472550) 
4:00 p.m.
A class of integral operators on spaces of analytic functions.
Snehalatha Ballamoole*, Mississippi State University, Starkville
Thomas Len Miller, Mississippi State University, Starkville
Vivien Glass Miller, Mississippi State University, Starkville
(109647241) 
4:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Analysis of the truncated Hilbert transform arising in limited data tomography.
Reema AlAifari*, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Alexander Katsevich, University of Central Florida
(1096472400) 
4:30 p.m.
An Inversion Procedure for the Gaussian Radon Transform for Banach Spaces.
Irina Holmes*, Louisiana State University
(109660356) 
4:45 p.m.
Gaussian LeftDefinite Variations of the Laguerre and Jacobi Differential Expressions and Their Applications to Learning Theory.
Alexandra V Pasi*, Westminster College, Salt Lake City
Richard Wellman, Westminster College, Salt Lake City
(1096472522)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations
Room 304, BCC

1:00 p.m.
Traveling wave solutions of CamassaHolm equation.
Guoping Zhang*, Morgan State University
(1096352580) 
1:15 p.m.
Travelling wave solutions for nonlinear Schr$\ddot{\mbox{o}}$dinger and nonlinear KleinGordon equations on Riemannian manifolds.
Mayukh Mukherjee*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(109635492) 
1:30 p.m.
Travelingwave solutions to the halfwave equation.
Daniele Garrisi*, Inha University
Vladimir Georgiev, Universita' Degli Studi di Pisa
(1096351512) 
1:45 p.m.
Higher Moments for a MarkovSchrödinger Wave Equation on a Lattice.
Clark Musselman*, Bard College at Simon's Rock
Jeffrey Schenker, Michigan State University
(1096351393) 
2:00 p.m.
A Vector Field Method for NonTrapping Radiating SpaceTimes.
Jesus R Oliver*, University of California, San Diego
(1096352498) 
2:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Multiplicity and regularity of large periodic solutions with rational frequency for a class of semilinear monotone wave equations.
Jean Marcel Fokam*, American University of Nigeria
(1096351128) 
2:30 p.m.
Symmetric rearrangement and the stability of NLSKdV solitary waves.
John Albert, University of Oklahoma
Santosh Bhattarai*, Trocaire College
(109635234) 
2:45 p.m.
A Hyperbolic Model from Plasma Physics: The ZakharovKuznetsov Equation.
Nathan GlattHoltz, Virginia Polytechnic and State University
Roger Temam, The Institute for Scientific Computing and Applied Mathematics, Indiana University
Chuntian Wang*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(1096351641) 
3:00 p.m.
WellPosedness of a Boundary Controlled Generalized BurgersKortewegde Vries Equation.
Andras Balogh*, The University of TexasPan American
(1096352645) 
3:15 p.m.
Complex Valued Partial Differential Equations.
Netra P Khanal*, The University of Tampa
(1096352701) 
3:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Blowup phenomena due to a concentrated nonlinear source in an infinite strip.
C. Y. Chan, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
P. Tragoonsirisak*, Fort Valley State University
(1096351923) 
3:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Partial regularity of weak solutions to the imcompressible magnetohydrodynamic equations.
Hijun Choe, Yonsei University
Minsuk Yang*, Korea Institute for Advanced Study
(1096351097) 
4:00 p.m.
On the global wellposedness of Ndimensional generalized MHD system in anisotropic spaces.
Kazuo Yamazaki*, Department of Mathematics, Oklahoma State University
(1096352295) 
4:15 p.m.
A Study on the Global Regularity for Twodimensional Magnetohydrodynamic Equations.
Dipendra Regmi*, University of Central Oklahoma
(1096351035) 
4:30 p.m.
The Interior Transmission Problem for Regions on Conducting Surface.
Fan Yang*, University of Delaware
Peter Monk, University of Delaware
(1096352602) 
4:45 p.m.
A HarnackType Inequality for a Prescribing Curvature Equation on a Domain with Boundary.
Mathew R Gluck*, University of Florids
Ying Guo, University of Florida
Lei Zhang, University of Florida
(1096351144) 
5:00 p.m.
Energy decay of type III linear thermoelastic plates with memory.
Michele Coti Zelati*, Indiana University
Filippo Dell'Oro, Politecnico di Milano
Vittorino Pata, Politecnico di Milano
(1096352555) 
5:15 p.m.
The Dirichlet and regularity problems in bounded Lipschitz domains for second order elliptic operators with bounded, real, but not necessarily symmetric, coefficients.
Nguyen T Nguyen*, University of Chicago
(1096352121) 
5:30 p.m.
Dynamics of GinzburgLandau and GrossPitaevskii Vortices on Manifolds.
KoShin Chen*, Indiana University, Bloomington
Peter Sternberg, Indiana University, Bloomington
(109635154) 
5:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Global existence of a weak solution of the Euler equations with helical symmetry and $L^p$ vorticity.
Anne Bronzi*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Milton Lopes Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Helena Nussenzveig Lopes, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
(1096352127)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Trends in Undergraduate Mathematical Biology Education, II
Room 349, BCC
Organizers:
Timothy Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu

1:00 p.m.
Locallyrelevant biological projects as a foundation for teaching an upper level undergraduate math course.
Marilyn Brandt, Cener for Marine and Environmental Science and College of Science and Mathematics, University of the Virgin Islands
Robert Stolz*, University of the Virgin Islands
(1096N51530) 
1:20 p.m.
Mentoring Undergraduate Research in Mathematical Biology.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
(1096N5426) 
1:40 p.m.
Undergraduate Research in Gene Regulatory Networks.
Dan Hrozencik*, Chicago State University
Tim Comar, Benedictine University
(1096N51950)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Undergraduate Research in Algebra, Combinatorics and Number Theory
Room 313, BCC

1:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Properties of FullFlag Johnson Graphs.
Irving Dai*, Harvard College
(1096051447) 
1:15 p.m.
Betweenness Centrality of Cycle Power Graphs.
Bryan Tyler Ek*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1096051840) 
1:30 p.m.
Chromatic Bounds for Orbital Chromatic Roots.
Dae Hyun Kim, California Institute of Technology
Alex Mun, California Institute of Technology
Mohamed Omar*, Harvey Mudd College
(1096052378) 
1:45 p.m.
Subtraction Adds Nothing: The Minimum Sized $h$fold Span of $m$sized Subsets of Cyclic Groups.
Ryan W Matzke*, Gettysburg College
(1096052001) 
2:00 p.m.
Trees of Irreducible Numerical Semigroups.
Taryn Laird*, Northern Arizona University
(1096132611) 
2:15 p.m.
Classifying degree 12 2adic fields with automorphism group of order 4.
Chad Awtrey, Elon University
Brett Barkley, University of Maryland, College Park
Nicole Miles*, Elon University
Christopher Shill, Elon University
Erin Strosnider, Elon University
(1096111572) 
2:30 p.m.
Interpolating Legendre multiplier sequences.
Fernando Quintino*, California State University of Fullerton
(1096001811) 
2:45 p.m.
Polygonal Numbers and Fermat's Last Theorem.
Aseem Mukund Bhagwat*, Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore Center
(109611225) 
3:00 p.m.
On the Stability of Ring Structures in Direct Limits.
Nicolas Allen Smoot*, Armstrong Atlantic State University
(1096132247) 
3:15 p.m.
A Classification Theorem for Diophantine Monoids with Special Defining Matrices.
Fulton L. Jackson II*, Metropolitan State University of Denver
(109613834) 
3:30 p.m.
Local Generic Formal Fibers of Excellent Rings.
Sander MackCrane*, Case Western Reserve University
Samuel Tripp, Williams College
(109613813) 
3:45 p.m.
Kpotent Groebner bases and Sudoku.
Lacey Johnson*, James Madison University
Elizabeth Arnold, James Madison University
(1096131755) 
4:00 p.m.
Families of Plane Cubic Curves with NinePointic Contact at a Point.
Taylor C. Brysiewicz*, Northern Illinois University
Leah BalayWilson, Smith College
(1096141422)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
MAA Session on Using Online Resources to Augment the Traditional Classroom, II
Room 350, BCC
Organizers:
Mike May, Saint Louis University maymk@slu.edu
Paul Seeburger, Monroe Community College

1:00 p.m.
A College Readiness Math MOOC: Online Resources for Remedial Mathematics.
Jennifer Kosiak, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
Bob Hoar*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
Robert Allen, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
Jim Sobota, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
(1096P52601) 
1:20 p.m.
How online teaching has made me a better face to face instructor.
Amanda M Harsy Ramsay*, IUPUI (Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis)
(1096P5652) 
1:40 p.m.
An Online Smorgasbord for Future Elementary Teachers.
J. Lyn Miller*, Sllippery Rock University
(1096P52587) 
2:00 p.m.
Using Videos to Enhance Preservice Teachers' Understanding of Mathematical Justification and Proof.
Elizabeth B. Uptegrove*, Felician College
(1096P52506) 
2:20 p.m.
History Alive! Online Resources in a History of Mathematics Course.
Revathi Narasimhan*, Kean University
(1096P5388) 
2:40 p.m.
Augmenting the Classroom with WebBased Interactive Demonstrations.
James P. Howard, II*, University of Maryland University College
(1096P5380) 
3:00 p.m.
Solving Applications in Business, Life Sciences, and Transportation using Excel and Java Applets.
Vesna Kilibarda*, Indiana University Northwest
(1096P5570) 
3:20 p.m.
Working in a Laptop Classroom: Wolfram Alpha, WeBWorK Reading Quizzes, Google Help, and Modeling Data from the Web.
Mike May*, Saint Louis University
(1096P5579) 
3:40 p.m.
Open discussion of using the internet to augment traditional classroom teaching.

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
NAM GranvilleBrownHaynes Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences
Room 326, BCC
Organizers:
Dawn Lott, dlott@desu.edu

1:00 p.m.
A Mixed Finite Element Method for Helmholtz Transmission Eigenvalues.
Tiara D. Turner*, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Jiguang Sun, Michigan Technological University
Xia Ji, Chinese Academy of Sciences
(1096651046) 
1:30 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling of Adaptive Immune Regulation.
Shelby N. Wilson*, Morehouse College
(1096922085) 
2:00 p.m.
Sparse Monge Matrices Arising from Scheduling Problems.
Charles N Glover*, Booz Allen Hamilton
Michael O. Ball, University of Maryland
(1096902242) 
2:30 p.m.
The Enumeration of Dumont Permutation Containing Pattern 231 Exactly Once.
Chinenye Ofodile*, Albany State University
(1096052564)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.6:25 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Frontiers in Geomathematics
Room 325, BCC
Organizers:
Willi Freeden, University of Kaiserslauten
Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida M.Nashed@ucf.edu

1:00 p.m.
Multiscale Regularization in Seismic Tomography.
Willi Freeden*, Geomathematics Group, University of Kaiserslautern
(1096311053) 
1:30 p.m.
Multiplicative frames for dimension reduction in reactive sensing.
John J Benedetto*, Norbert Wiener Center/University of Maryland
Wojciech Czaja, Norbert Wiener Center/University of Maryland
(1096421006) 
2:00 p.m.
Planetary potentialfield inversion from vectorial data: Using Slepian functions for varying satellite altitude.
Alain Plattner*, Princeton University
Frederik J. Simons, Princeton University
(1096861401) 
2:30 p.m.
A multiscale spline approach for the tensorial satellite gravity gradiometry problem.
Helga Nutz*, University of Kaiserslautern
(1096651114) 
3:00 p.m.
Moment Discretization of IllPosed Problems.
M Zuhair Nashed*, University of Central Florida
(1096652426) 
3:30 p.m.
Fusion of spatial and spectral features in hyperspectral imagery.
John J. Benedetto, University of Maryland College Park
Wojciech Czaja*, University of Maryland College Park
Timothy Doster, University of Maryland College Park
Martin Ehler, University of Vienna, Austria
(1096431469) 
4:00 p.m.
Convergence of the ensemble Kalman filter in the large sample limit and in high and infinite dimension.
Jan Mandel*, University of Colorado Denver
Jonathan D. Beezley, CERFACS and Meteo France, Toulouse, France
Loren Cobb, University of Colorado Denver
Evan Kwiatkowski, University of Colorado Denver
(1096622481) 
4:30 p.m.
Experimental evaluation of lattice reduction methods for discrete tomography.
Peiliang Xu*, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University
(1096861116) 
5:00 p.m.
Mapping ice mass loss on Greenland and Antarctica, in space and time.
Christopher Harig*, Princeton University
Frederik J. Simons, Princeton University
(1096861399) 
5:30 p.m.
Fast Multipole Accelerated Multiscale Analysis on the Sphere.
Martin Gutting*, University of Siegen
(1096652297) 
6:00 p.m.
Optimized kernels for the combination of global and local data on different spheres.
Christian Gerhards*, University of Kaiserslautern
(1096411644)

1:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Interactive dynamic technology: Its role in teaching and learning calculus.
Room 316, BCC
Organizers:
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Panelists:
Tom Dick, Oregon State University
Wade Ellis, West Valley Community College
Steven Kokoska, Bloomsburg University
Gail Burrill, 
Friday January 17, 2014, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Session for Chairs
Planning for the future with new curriculum guides.
Room 327, BCC
Organizers:
Catherine Murphy, Purdue University Calumet
Daniel Maki, Indiana University Bloomington
Presenters:
Martha Siegel, Towson University
William McCallum, University of Arizona
Christine Franklin, University of Georgia 
Friday January 17, 2014, 1:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Undergraduate Research in Applied Mathematics
Room 312, BCC

1:15 p.m.
Agentbased Modeling of Pandemic Influenza.
Anna Mummert*, Marshall University
Roger Estep, Marshall University
Robert Hughes, Marshall University
Jessica Shiltz, Marshall University, Biological Sciences
(109692814) 
1:30 p.m.
De Bruijn Graph Analysis of Transposable Elements in DNA.
Neal Williams*, Arizona State University
(1096922320) 
1:45 p.m.
Identification Problem in PharmacokineticPharmacodynamic Model for Treatment of Type II Diabetes Mellitus Using Metformin.
Kowan T O'Keefe*, Minot State University
Narayan Thapa, Minot State University
(109634999) 
2:00 p.m.
A perturbation approach to approximate extinction time in ecological systems due to harsh conditions.
Matthew V. Cattivera*, University of San Diego
Seth D. Haney, University of San Diego
Adam Siepielski, University of San Diego
(1096922525) 
2:15 p.m.
Novel Approach for Evaluating Phases and Orientations of Polycrystalline Structures.
Bridget K Toomey*, University of Miami
Chen Dan Dong, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Xuchen Han, Northwestern University
Verne Edward, University of Arkansas
(1096821331) 
2:30 p.m.
Bar Code Localization in Images Using Neural Network and Linear Discriminant Analysis Frameworks.
Dung T. Nguyen*, Bard College
Mikaela Cashman, Coe College
Keenan Hawekotte, Nebraska Wesleyan University
Elizabeth Newman, Haverford College
(1096902651) 
2:45 p.m.
Improving conditioning for the electrochemical impedance spectroscopy inverse problem.
Jakob Hansen*, Arizona State University
(1096651870) 
3:00 p.m.
Dynamic models for the default risk of interbanking networks.
Mihnea Stefan Andrei*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(109660508) 
3:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Modeling and Analysis of Strategies in the Symmetric and Asymmtric El Farol Problem.
Weicheng Ye*, Stony Brook University
(1096911718) 
3:30 p.m.
Upsetdownset.
Tim Hsu, San Jose State University
Charles Petersen*, San Jose State University
(1096912303) 
3:45 p.m.
Music Genomics: Applying Seriation Algorithms to Billboard #1 Hits.
Crista Arangala, Elon University
Nakhila Mistry*, Elon University
(109615815) 
4:00 p.m.
Cancer Screening Using Biomimetic Pattern Recognition with HyperDimensional Planar Structures.
Leonila Lagunes*, California State UniversityFullerton
Charles H Lee, California State UniversityFullerton
(1096922706)

1:15 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Formal verification, interactive theorem proving, and automated reasoning.
Room 319, BCC
Jeremy Avigad*, Departments of Philosophy and Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
(109603110) 
Friday January 17, 2014, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Presentations by MAA Teaching Award Recipients
Room 308, BCC

2:30 p.m.
Does Technology Help Students?
Andrew G Bennett*, Kansas State University
(1096A02078) 
3:00 p.m.
Teaching as Capacity Building.
Carl W. Lee*, University of Kentucky
(1096A02083) 
3:30 p.m.
Some thoughts about teaching in the presence of technology and life.
Gavin LaRose*, University of Michigan
(1096A0956)

2:30 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science PolicyAMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
The public face of mathematics.
Room 336, BCC
Moderators:
Arthur Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College
Panelists:
Keith Devlin, Stanford University
Jerry McNerney, U. S. Congress
Cathy O'Neill, Johnson Research Labs
Tom Siegfried, Freelance Journalist
Steve Strogatz, Cornell University 
Friday January 17, 2014, 2:35 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Designing and implementing a problembased mathematics course.
Room 316, BCC
Organizers:
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Panelists:
Darryl Young, Harvey Mudd College
Bowen Kerins, Educational Devlopment Center
Mary Pilgrim, Colorado State University 
Friday January 17, 2014, 2:35 p.m.3:55 p.m.
College BoardMAA Mutual Concerns Committee Panel Discussion
The changing face of calculus at the university level.
Room 327, BCC
Organizers:
David M. Bressoud, Macalester College
Panelists:
Larissa Schroeder, University of Hartford
Angela Kubena, University of Michigan
Elgin Johnston, Iowa State University
Mariah Birgen, Wartburg College 
Friday January 17, 2014, 2:45 p.m.5:40 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Assorted Topics, I
Room 346, BCC
Organizers:
Jennifer Beineke, Western New England University jbeineke@wne.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburge University kjpres@ship.edu

2:45 p.m.
Airport Simulation and Optimization of Passenger Flow using Arena.
Scott A Rega*, Indiana University of PA
(1096VR2539) 
3:00 p.m.
Modifications of Watershed Segmentation in Digital Image Processing.
Jonathan R Wayland*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1096VR2536) 
3:15 p.m.
Image Enhancement Algorithm for UnderWater Images.
Anthony F. Filiziani*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1096VR2192) 
3:30 p.m.
Office Management: A Markov Model.
David S. Torain, II*, Hampton University
(1096VR1955) 
3:45 p.m.
Using Boundary Following Algorithms to Identify UserDefined Mountain Bike Trails in Topographic Map Images.
Jeremy J Yagle*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1096VR1552) 
4:00 p.m.
Connecting Pairwise and Multistage Election Outcomes.
Mari Castle*, Kennesaw State University
Victoria Powers, Emory University
(1096VR1434) 
4:15 p.m.
Proving Special Cases using Alternate Methods.
Robert M. Sulman*, S.U.N.Y. College at Oneonta
(1096VR2177) 
4:30 p.m.
Using Circuits to Teach Truth Tables: Making the Math Real.
Jenna Price Carpenter*, Louisiana Tech University
(1096VR2098) 
4:45 p.m.
Integrating Calculus and Residence Life: Does living with calculus help students learn calculus?
Suraj Uttamchandani*, SUNY Geneseo
(1096VR1796) 
5:00 p.m.
Turn Off Machines: Turn On Minds!
Padraig M. McLoughlin*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
(1096VR839) 
5:15 p.m.
Arithmetic algorithms taught in schools.
Patricia Baggett*, New Mexico State University
Andrzej Ehrenfeucht, University of Colorado
(1096VR252) 
5:30 p.m.
Flexible Option for Developmental Mathematics.
Susan E Thompson*, Otterbein University
(1096VR1204)

2:45 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Open Source Mathematics Textbooks, II
Room 349, BCC
Organizers:
Albert Schueller, Whitman College schuelaw@whitman.edu
Kent Morrison, American Institute of Mathematics

3:00 p.m.
How to write LaTeX that can be converted to various formats.
David W. Farmer*, American Institute of Mathematics
(1096H5624) 
3:20 p.m.
You say tomato and I say tomato$ ... $.
Joe Fields*, Southern Connecticut State University
(1096H52640) 
3:40 p.m.
Accessibility and Open Source.
D Scott Dillery*, Lindsey Wilson College
(1096H52229) 
4:00 p.m.
Open online homework and courses to support open textbooks.
David Lippman*, Pierce College Ft Steilacoom
(1096H5350) 
4:20 p.m.
OER blended model.
Nathan Friess*, Lyryx Learning
Claude Laflamme, University of Calgary
Robert Woodrow, University of Calgary
(1096H51155) 
4:40 p.m.
What a Difference 30 Years Makes!  Adventures in Mathematics Textbook Publishing.
Ken Levasseur*, University of Massachusetts Lowell
(1096H581)

3:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
ASL Contributed Paper Session, I
Room 319, BCC

3:00 p.m.
The modal logic of Reverse Mathematics.
Carl Mummert*, Marshall University
Alaeddine Saadaoui, Marshall University
Sean Sovine, Marshall University
(1096031603) 
3:30 p.m.
Forking in Abstract Elementary Classes.
Will Boney*, Carnegie Mellon University
Rami Grossberg, Carnegie Mellon University
(109603963) 
4:00 p.m.
Combinatory inhabitants of $R_\to$ theorems extracted from sequent calculus proofs.
Katalin Bimbó*, University of Alberta, Department of Philosophy
J. Michael Dunn, School of Informatics and Computing, Indiana University
(1096031363) 
4:30 p.m.
Tarski in Poland: new translations and background.
James T Smith*, San Francisco State University
(109601973)

3:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #3: Part B
Improvisation for the mathematics classroom.
Room 342, BCC
Presenters:
Andrea Young, Ripon College 
Friday January 17, 2014, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #7: Part B
Mathematics and dance.
Stadium Ballrooms 4 & 5, 2nd Floor, Marriott Inner Harbor
Presenters:
Karl Schaffer, De Anza College 
Friday January 17, 2014, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse: #11: Part B
Public and privatekey cryptography.
Room 343, BCC
Presenters:
Chris Christensen, Northern Kentucky University
Jeffrey Ehme, Spelman College 
Friday January 17, 2014, 4:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Joint Panel Discussion
Transforming postsecondary mathematics education.
Room 336, BCC
Panelists:
Michele Cahill, Carnegie Corporation of New York
Organizers:
Eric M. Friedlander, University of Southern California
Jim Gates, University of Maryland
Mark L. Green, University of California, Los Angeles
Phillip A. Griffiths, Institute for Advanced Study
Moderators:
Phillip A. Griffiths, Institute for Advanced Study
Panelists:
Jo Handelsman, Yale University
Organizers:
Tara Holm, Cornell University
Panelists:
William (Brit) E. Kirwan, University System of Maryland
Joan Leitzel, University of New Hampshire
Organizers:
Uri Treisman, University of Texas at Austin 
Friday January 17, 2014, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Congressional Fellowship Session
Room 324, BCC
Presenters:
Karen Saxe, AMS Congressional Fellow 201314
Organizers:
Samuel M. Rankin III, AMS 
Friday January 17, 2014, 4:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Student Poster Session
Exhibit Hall G, 100 Level, BCC
Organizers:
Joyati Debnath, Winona State University 
Friday January 17, 2014, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation: Poetry Reading
All mathematical poets and those interested in mathematical poetry are invited.
Room 308, BCC
Organizers:
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Mark Huber, Claremont McKenna College
JoAnne Growney, poetrywithmathematics.blogspot.com 
Friday January 17, 2014, 5:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the Web Business Meeting, Reception, and Guest Lecture
Room 350, BCC

5:00 p.m.
Business Meeting and Reception; talk to immediately follow at 5:30 p.m. 
5:30 p.m.
Mobile math apps.
Doug Ensley*, Shippensburg University
(1096A061)

5:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Actuarial science education session for faculty.
Room 327, BCC
Organizers:
Kevin Charlwood, Washburn University
Bettye Anne Case, Florida State University
Robert Buck, Slippery Rock University
Steve Paris, Florida State University
Panelists:
Steven Armstrong, Plymouth Rock Management Company
Patrick Brewer, Lebanon Valley College
Jim Daniel, University of Texas at Austin
Michelle Guan, Indaian University Northwest
Stuart Klugman, Society of Actuaries 
Friday January 17, 2014, 6:00 p.m.7:15 p.m.
AWM Workshop Poster Presentations and Reception
Pratt Street Lobby, 300 Level, BCC
Organizers:
Maria Basterra, University of New Hampshire
Erin Chambers, Saint Louis University
Kathryn Leonard, California State University Channel Islands

6:00 p.m.
On decay properties of solutions to the IVP for the BenjaminOno equation.
Cynthia V. Flores*, University of California  Santa Barbara
(10963590) 
6:00 p.m.
Stability of Eigenvalues of Quantum Graphs.
Tracy Weyand*, Texas A&M University
Gregory Berkolaiko, Texas A&M University
(109634133) 
6:00 p.m.
GinzburgLandau Vortices on Manifolds.
KoShin Chen*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(109635155) 
6:00 p.m.
Finite generation behaves differently in negative cohomology.
Van C. Nguyen*, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
(109618162) 
6:00 p.m.
Bilinear pseudodifferential operators with symbols in Besov spaces.
Jodi Herbert*, Kansas State University
Virginia Naibo, Kansas State University
(109642180) 
6:00 p.m.
Uncoupling GroundwaterSurface Water Flow Using Partitioned Methods.
Michaela J. Kubacki*, University of Pittsburgh
(109665189) 
6:00 p.m.
Elliptic curve discriminant twins.
Alyson Deines*, University of Washington
Ben Lundell, University of Washington
(109611193) 
6:00 p.m.
The Design of Nonredundant Directional Wavelet Filter Bank Using $1$D Neville Filters.
Youngmi Hur, Johns Hopkins University
Fang Zheng*, Johns Hopkins University
(109614247) 
6:00 p.m.
Uniqueness of extremizers for an endpoint inequality of the $k$plane transform.
Taryn C Flock*, UC Berkeley
(109644262) 
6:00 p.m.
PositiveDefinite Quaternary Quadratic Forms Over $\mathbb Q (\sqrt{5})$.
Katherine Thompson*, University of Georgia
(109611264) 
6:00 p.m.
Heart Rate and EEG modeling during labor: predicting fetal distress.
Aisha Najera Chesler*, Claremont Graduate University
Ami E Radunskaya, Pomona College
(109637268) 
6:00 p.m.
Cyclic permutations realized by the signed shift.
Kassie Archer*, Dartmouth College
Sergi Elizalde, Dartmouth College
(109605280) 
6:00 p.m.
Wellposedness and decay of energy for MindlinTimoshenko plate equations.
Pei Pei*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(109635289) 
6:00 p.m.
Corona and cluster value problem in infinitedimensional spaces.
Sofia Ortega Castillo*, Texas A&M University
William B. Johnson, Texas A&M University
(109646322) 
6:00 p.m.
Pointwise asymptotic behavior of modulated periodic reactiondiffusion waves.
Soyeun Jung*, Indiana UniversityBloomington
(109635367) 
6:00 p.m.
Spatiotemporal sampling schemes in evolutionary systems.
Jacqueline Davis*, Vanderbilt University
(109642543) 
6:00 p.m.
Image estimation using optimal filters.
Viktoria Taroudaki*, AMSC Program, University of Maryland
Dianne P. O'Leary, University of Maryland
(109615915) 
6:00 p.m.
Structured LDPC codes for flash memory.
Kathryn A Haymaker*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(109694926) 
6:00 p.m.
Genus 3 algebraic curves.
Lubjana Beshaj*, Oakland University
(109614927) 
6:00 p.m.
UserAided Space Transformation of Color Images for Improved Edge Detection.
Brianna R Cash*, University of Maryland, College Park
Dianne O'Leary, Department of Computer Science and Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), University of Maryland, College Par
(1096651131)

6:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Statistics Education Business Meeting
Room 339, BCC 
Friday January 17, 2014, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
AMS {\bit Mathematical Reviews} Reception
Ruth, 1st Floor, Hilton 
Friday January 17, 2014, 6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government and SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Guest Lecture
Room 307, BCC

6:00 p.m.
Business Meeting; lecture to immediately follow at 6:30 p.m. 
6:30 p.m.
Eureka! The Archimedes Palimpsest.
William Noel*, University of Pennsylvania
(1096A060)

6:00 p.m.

Friday January 17, 2014, 7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics Discussion Session
Course Area Reports (broad umbrella definitions): Abstract Algebra; Geometry; Transitions to Proofs; Probability and Statistics
Room 347, BCC 
Friday January 17, 2014, 7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics Discussion Session
Course Area Reports (broad umbrella definitions): Linear Algebra; Differential Equations; Real and Complex Analysis; Mathematical Modeling
Room 348, BCC 
Friday January 17, 2014, 7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
MAA Special Dramatic Presentation
Mathematically Bent Theater.
Holiday Ballrooms 13, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Presenters:
Colin Adams and the Mobiusbandaid Pla, 
Friday January 17, 2014, 7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics Discussion Session
Program Area Reports (concentrations, double majors, minors, integrated majors): Financial Math and Actuarial Science; Statistics; Computing; Mathematical Programming; Applied Math
Room 346, BCC
Organizers:
Carol Schumacher, Kenyon College
Martha Siegel, Towson University 
Friday January 17, 2014, 7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics Discussion
Program Area Reports (concentrations, double majors, minors, integrated majors): Teacher Education; Biomathematics and Environmental Science; Operations Research; Engineering
Room 345, BCC
Organizers:
Carol Schumacher, Kenyon College
Martha Siegel, Towson University 
Friday January 17, 2014, 7:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics in Business, Industry, and Government, and SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics Joint Reception
Room 310, BCC 
Friday January 17, 2014, 7:45 p.m.8:35 p.m.
NAM CoxTalbot Address
Solving our human problems.
Holiday Ballroom 6, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Nathaniel Dean*, Texas State University, San Marcos 
Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government Business Meeting
Room 310, BCC 
Friday January 17, 2014, 8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Project NExT Reception
All Project NExT Fellows, consultants, and other friends of Project NExT are invited.
Stadium Ballroom 1,2, & 3, 2nd Floor, Marriott Inner Harbor
Organizers:
Julia Barnes, Western Carolina University
Judith Covington, Louisiana State University Shreveport
Matthew DeLong, Taylor University
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton