Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Day
Current as of Saturday, January 25, 2014 00:29:02
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
Thursday January 16, 2014

Thursday January 16, 2014, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Pratt Street Lobby, 300 Level, BCC 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 7:40 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Bridging the Gap: Designing an Introduction to Proofs Course
Room 339, BCC
Organizers:
Sarah Mabrouk, Framingham State University smabrouk@framingham.edu

7:40 a.m.
Teach What You Do.
Clark Wells*, Grand Valley State University
(1096D12104) 
8:00 a.m.
The Evolution of an Introduction to Proofs Course.
Susanna S. Epp*, DePaul University
(1096D11982) 
8:20 a.m.
Using Video CaseStudies to Develop Proof Writing Skills.
Connie Campbell*, Millsaps College
James Sandefur, Georgetown University
Kay Somers, Moravian College
(1096D1365) 
8:40 a.m.
Using Portfolios in an Introduction to Proofs Course.
Frederick M Butler*, York College of Pennsylvania
(1096D1701) 
9:00 a.m.
Writing Assignments in an Introduction to Proofs Course.
Kate Overmoyer*, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
(1096D11126) 
9:20 a.m.
Developing community norms for proof: forum discussions of the nature and import of proof.
Kristin A. Camenga*, Houghton College
(1096D12266) 
9:40 a.m.
Evaluating Peers' Arguments as the Catalyst for Learning in an Introduction to Proofs Course.
Sarah K. Bleiler*, Middle Tennessee State University
(1096D11150) 
10:00 a.m.
Integrating the Elements of an Introductory Proof Course.
Ockle E Johnson*, Keene State College
(1096D12132) 
10:20 a.m.
Introduction to Proofs as A Survey Course in Mathematics.
William W. Johnston*, Butler University
(1096D11752) 
10:40 a.m.
Successes and Failures of Inquiry Based Learning in an Introduction to Proofs Course.
Rachel Esselstein*, California State University Monterey Bay
(1096D11375) 
11:00 a.m.
How important is the final answer? : Using inquirybased learning in an introductory proofs course.
Susan Crook*, Loras College
(1096D12418) 
11:20 a.m.
Using an InquiryBased Learning Approach in Introduction to Proofs and Advanced Calculus Courses.
Jim Fulmer*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Tom McMillan, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(1096D12440) 
11:40 a.m.
Using Formal and Informal Proof Writing in an Introduction to Proofs Course.
Katherine J. Mawhinney*, Appalachian State University
(1096D11639)

7:40 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 7:45 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, II
Room 312, BCC

7:45 a.m.
Fixedpoint rotation families of cellular automorphisms.
Lowell Abrams*, George Washington University
(109605446) 
8:00 a.m.
On matroid minors that guarantee their duals as minors.
Jesse Taylor*, Louisiana State University
(1096051076) 
8:15 a.m.
A Characterization of Tangle Matroids.
Dennis W. Hall*, Louisiana State University
(1096051585) 
8:30 a.m.
Matroids that are extremal with respect to Bixby's Lemma.
Tyler Moss*, Louisiana State University
(1096051681) 
8:45 a.m.
PolynomialGenerated Orthogonal Latin Squares and Hypercubes.
Daniel R Droz*, Penn State University
(1096052236) 
9:00 a.m.
A Multiset Generalization of $t$Designs.
Ryan K Therkelsen*, Bellarmine University
(1096051966) 
9:15 a.m.
Intractable Sums Tamed: New Upper Bounds for Covering Arrays.
Ruyue (Julia) Yuan*, Valparaiso University
Zoe Koch, University of Utah
(109605385) 
9:30 a.m.
Conjectures and questions on coin graphs in the Euclidean plane.
Geir Agnarsson, George Mason University
Jill Bigley Dunham*, Hood College
(1096052625) 
9:45 a.m.
Increasing Representations in Additive Bases.
Zoe Koch*, University of Utah
(109605653) 
10:00 a.m.
ZeroSum Rado Numbers for some Linear Equations.
Chad B Birger*, University of Sioux Falls
Daniel Schaal, South Dakota State University
(1096052322) 
10:15 a.m.
GHam Sandwich Theorems: Harmonic Analysis on Finite Measures.
Steven Simon*, Wellesley College
(1096051990) 
10:30 a.m.
Probabilistic methods for minimum skew rank of graphs.
Sudipta Mallik*, University of Wyoming
(1096051278) 
10:45 a.m.
Modeling functional connectivity of the human brain and gauging the effects of subconcussive hits on athletes.
Anthony Harkin, Rochester Institute of Technology
Darren A Narayan*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1096051555) 
11:00 a.m.
TwoPlayer Variation on Graph Pebbling.
Matthew J Prudente*, Lehigh University
(1096051640) 
11:15 a.m.
SpragueGrundy Values of the $\mathcal{R}$Wythoff Game.
Albert Gu*, Carnegie Mellon University
(1096052646) 
11:30 a.m.
The Origami Miura Map Fold and Graph Colorings.
Jessica E Ginepro*, Western New England University
Thomas C Hull, Western New England University
(109605854) 
11:45 a.m.
Extending Patches to Fullerenes.
Christina Graves, The University of Texas at Tyler
Jennifer McLoudMann*, University of Washington Bothell
Kristen Stagg, The University of Texas at Tyler
(1096052495)

7:45 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 7:45 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Natural Resource Modeling and Mathematical Biology
Room 305, BCC

7:45 a.m.
Mathematical Model of Infection Risk to Travelers Entering Malaria Endemic Regions.
Nairat Kanyamee*, Silpakorn University
(1096921581) 
8:00 a.m.
Modeling the Effects of AgeSpecific Harvesting on Connected Subpopulations of Marine Fish Using a Discrete Age Continuous Time Approach.
Elizabeth L Councill*, University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science
(1096921617) 
8:15 a.m.
Effect of predators in dynamics of niche construction.
Faina Berezovskaya*, Howard University
(1096921277) 
8:30 a.m.
Effects of Stochastic Variation in Resource Availability in Ecological Community Structure.
Seth D. Haney*, University of San Diego
Adam Siepielski, University of San Diego
(1096922549) 
8:45 a.m.
Symbolic Solutions For RadialSymmetric and AxialSymmetric Groundwater Flow in Term of Special Functions.
A. Bass Bagayogo*, SaintBoniface University
(1096352483) 
9:00 a.m.
A Structured Avian Influenza Model with Imperfect Vaccination.
Hayriye Gulbudak*, University of Florida
(1096922480) 
9:15 a.m.
A stoichiometric producergrazer model incorporating the effects of excess foodnutrient content on consumer dynamics.
Angela L Peace*, Arizona State University
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University
(1096921816) 
9:30 a.m.
Mathematically Decomposing an Ecological Network into SelfSustaining Building Blocks.
Linh Ngoc Khanh Huynh*, Rice University
(109692188) 
9:45 a.m.
The Inherent Randomness of Evolving Populations.
Marc A Harper*, University of California, Los Angeles
(1096921240) 
10:00 a.m.
TwoSample Tests and Recursive Partitioning with Latent Responses: Application to HIV Genetics.
Shannon Stock*, College of the Holy Cross
Victor DeGruttola, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health
(1096921801) 
10:15 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Cuba.
Antonio Mastroberardino*, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Yuanji Cheng, Malmo University
Ahmed Abdelrazec, York University
Hao Liu, Arizona State University
(1096921654) 
10:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A Hybrid Model of Hospital Infection Spread.
Lester F. Caudill*, University of Richmond
Barry Lawson, University of Richmond
(1096922375) 
10:45 a.m.
Mathematical Model of CarbapenemResistant Enterobacteriaceae with Prevalence Settings.
Mohammed Yahdi*, Ursinus College
Hongli Chen, Ursinus College
(1096922566) 
11:00 a.m.
Predicting the time and mechanism for resistance in prostate cancer patients undergoing androgen suppression therapy.
Rebecca A. Everett*, Arizona State University
Yang Kuang, Arizona State University
(1096921827) 
11:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Modeling Stochasticity and Variability in Gene Regulatory Networks with Applications for Optimal Control.
David Murrugarra*, Georgia Tech
(109692406) 
11:30 a.m.
Precise Mass Measurements of Ions.
Jeremy N. Ariche*, Morehouse College
(1096922133)

7:45 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Analysis and PDEs, II
Room 332, BCC
Organizers:
Tepper L. Gill, Howard University tgill@howard.edu
Daniel A. Williams, Howard University

8:00 a.m.
Towards a Comprehensive Stability Theory for Feynman's Operational Calculus: The Time Independent Setting.
Lance Nielsen*, Creighton University
(1096471079) 
8:30 a.m.
Existence And Stability In Ageostrophic Flows With Viscoelastictype Reynolds Stress.
Maleafisha Stephen Tladi*, University of Limpopo, South Africa
(109635412) 
9:00 a.m.
"On the quasipotential for 2D NavierStokes equations perturbed by space time white noise".
Sandra Cerrai*, University of Maryland, College Park
(109660561) 
10:00 a.m.
"Graph Paper" Trace Characterizations of Functions of Finite Energy.
Robert S. Strichartz*, Cornell University
(109646277) 
11:00 a.m.
Nonlinear flows and rigidity results on compact manifolds.
Jean Dolbeault, CEREMADE Universite Paris Dauphine
Maria J. Esteban, CEREMADE Universite Paris Dauphine
Michael Loss*, Georgia Tech
(109635207)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 303, BCC
Organizers:
Christopher Hacon, University of Utah
Zsolt Patakfalvi, Princeton University pzs1980@gmail.com

8:00 a.m.
Pseudoeffective numerical classes with vanishing pushforward.
Mihai Fulger*, Princeton University
Brian Lehmann, Rice University
Xiaolei Zhao, University of Michigan
Zhixian Zhu, University of Michigan
(10961475) 
9:00 a.m.
On Betti numbers of tautological rings of Jacobians and Pryms.
Maxim V Arap*, Johns Hopkins University
(109614644) 
10:00 a.m.
The Chow ring of the moduli space of genus 6 curves.
Nikola Penev, Stanford
Ravi Vakil*, Stanford University
(1096142369) 
11:00 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Structures Motivated by Knot Theory, III
Room 328, BCC
Organizers:
Mieczyslaw K. Dabkowski, University of Texas at Dallas
Jozef Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu
Radmila Sazdanovic, University of Pennsylvania
Alexander N. Shumakovitch, George Washington University
Hao Wu, George Washington University

8:00 a.m.
Elements of Khovanov Homology.
Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1096571424) 
8:30 a.m.
The many versions of odd Khovanov homology.
Krzysztof Karol Putyra*, Columbia University
(1096172649) 
9:00 a.m.
An infinite rank summand of topologically slice knots.
Jennifer Hom*, Columbia University
(109657846) 
9:30 a.m.
A bordered monopole Floer theory.
Jonathan M Bloom*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
John A Baldwin, Boston College
(109657838) 
10:00 a.m.
Homology for quandles with partial group operations.
J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
Atsushi Ishii, University of Tsukuba
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
(1096571174) 
10:30 a.m.
Self, multi and $G$distributivity with a braided flavor.
Victoria Lebed*, Advanced Mathematical Institute, Osaka City University
(109617299) 
11:00 a.m.
On some ternary algebras in knot theory.
Maciej Niebrzydowski*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1096571389) 
11:30 a.m.
Torsion in Oneterm Distributive Homology.
Alissa S. Crans*, Loyola Marymount University
Jozef Przytycki, George Washington University
Krzysztof Putyra, Columbia University
(1096221495)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, I
Room 329, BCC
Organizers:
Angel Kumchev, Towson University akumchev@towson.edu
Scott Parsell, West Chester University
Gang Yu, Kent State University

8:00 a.m.
Finite Euler product approximations of the Riemann zetafunction.
Steven M. Gonek*, University of Rochester
(109611804) 
8:30 a.m.
Pair correlation of the zeros of the derivative of the Riemann $\xi$function.
David W Farmer, American Institute of Mathematics
Steven M Gonek, University of Rochester
Yoonbok Lee*, University of Rochester
(109611509) 
9:00 a.m.
Lowlying zeros of elliptic curve $L$functions: Beyond the ratios conjecture.
Daniel Fiorilli*, University of Michigan
James Parks, University of Lethbridge
Anders Södergren, University of Copenhagen
(109611897) 
9:30 a.m.
Nonvanishing of derivatives of $L$functions.
Ram M Murty, Queen's University
Naomi Tanabe*, Queen's University
(109611539) 
10:00 a.m.
The mean square of the Riemann zetafunction and its twists.
J. Brian Conrey*, American Institute of Mathematics
(1096112024) 
10:30 a.m.
Computing class numbers beyond Odlyzko's bounds: Real cyclotomic fields.
John C. Miller*, Rutgers University
(109611631) 
11:00 a.m.
Explicit estimates for $\psi(x)$.
Laura Faber, University of Lethbridge
Habiba Kadiri*, University of Lethbridge
Allysa Lumley, University of Lethbridge
(1096111499) 
11:30 a.m.
Large values of the zeta function at critical points.
Hugh L. Montgomery*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Steven M. Gonek, University of Rochester
(1096112371)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Applied Harmonic Analysis: Large Data Sets, Signal Processing, and Inverse Problems, III
Room 315, BCC
Organizers:
Mauro Maggioni, Duke University
Naoki Saito, University of California, Davis
Thomas Strohmer, University of California, Davis strohmer@math.ucdavis.edu

8:00 a.m.
Geometric methods for graph partitioning.
Braxton Osting*, University of California, Los Angeles
(1096491050) 
9:00 a.m.
Interpolation via weighted l1 minimization.
Rachel A Ward*, University of Texas at Austin
Holger Rauhut, Aachen University
(1096652100) 
10:00 a.m.
Optimal Shrinkage of Singular values and Eigenvalues.
David L. Donoho*, Stanford University
Matan Gavish, Stanford University
(1096942769) 
11:00 a.m.
Estimation of probability measures in high dimensions, with optimal transport and fast algorithms.
Mauro Maggioni*, Duke University
(1096602768)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Classification Problems in Operator Algebras, III
Room 331, BCC
Organizers:
Ionut Chifan, University of Iowa
David Penneys, University of Toronto dpenneys@math.toronto.edu

8:00 a.m.
Nuclearity for $C^*$algebras with real rank zero.
Nicola Watson*, University of Toronto
(1096471613) 
8:30 a.m.
Upper triangular forms for elements of finite von Neumann algebras.
Ken Dykema*, Texas A&M University
Fedor Sukochev, University of New South Wales
Dmitriy Zanin, University of New South Wales
(1096461779) 
9:30 a.m.
The structure of simple operator algebras.
Nate Brown*, Penn State
(1096461607) 
10:30 a.m.
Results on Nuclearity and Exactness for Groupoid Crossed Product $C^*$algebras.
Scott M. LaLonde*, Dartmouth College
(1096471709) 
11:00 a.m.
The effect of homotopies of groupoid 2cocycles on $C^*$algebraic $K$theory.
Elizabeth A. Gillaspy*, Dartmouth College
(1096191825) 
11:30 a.m.
Crossed products and MF algebras.
Weihua Li*, Columbia College Chicago
Stefanos Orfanos, DePaul University
(10964634)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Complex Dynamics, I (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.
Shapes of Polynomial Julia Sets.
Kathryn A. Lindsey*, Cornell University
(109637317) 
8:30 a.m.
Approximation of Julia sets with computer assisted validation for complex analytic dynamical systems.
J. D. Mireles James*, Rutgers University
Haripriya Chakraborty, University of Deleware
(109637515) 
9:00 a.m.
On the bifurcation locus of cubic polynomials and the size of Siegel disks.
Ilies Zidane*, University of Toulouse
(1096372110) 
9:30 a.m.
Rational Maps: Julia sets from accessible Mandelbrot sets are not homeomorphic.
Elizabeth L. Fitzgibbon*, Boston University
Stefano Silvestri, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis
(109630819) 
10:00 a.m.
Parameter Space Structures for Singular Perturbations of Polynomials.
Daniel Cuzzocreo*, Boston University
(1096371078) 
10:30 a.m.
Periodic points in towers of finite fields for polynomials associated to algebraic groups.
Bianca A. Thompson*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Michelle Manes, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(109611552) 
11:00 a.m.
Haar Measures and Hausdorff Dimensions of $p$adic Julia Sets.
Joanna Marie Furno*, Dickinson College
(1096372094) 
11:30 a.m.
$p$adic Mandelbrot sets and their boundaries.
Jacqueline Anderson*, Bridgewater State University
(109637418)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computability in Geometry and Topology, I
Room 319, BCC
Organizers:
Mieczyslaw Dabkowski, University of Texas at Dallas
Rumen D. Dimitrov, Western Illinois University rddimitrov@wiu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Notions of degree spectra.
Valentina Harizanov*, The George Washington University
(1096031364) 
9:00 a.m.
Computability in Cantor space and in orderings of an abelian group.
Reed Solomon*, University of Connecticut
(109603925) 
9:30 a.m.
Ordering algebraic structures on trees.
Jennifer Chubb Reimann*, University of San Francisco
(1096032219) 
10:00 a.m.
The Power of Uniform Distribution Randomness.
Wesley C Calvert*, Southern Illinois University
Johanna N. Y. Franklin, University of Connecticut
(1096031729) 
10:30 a.m.
Computability in the class of Real Closed Fields.
Victor A. Ocasio*, University of Notre Dame
(1096031138) 
11:00 a.m.
Effective Symmetry Breaking.
Rebecca M. Steiner*, Vanderbilt University
(1096032131) 
11:30 a.m.
Algebraic existential quantifiers.
Michael Chris Laskowski*, University of Maryland
(1096031680)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, I (a Mathematics Research Communities Session)
Room 321, BCC
Organizers:
Tariq Aougab, Yale University
Curt Kent, University of Toronto
Sang Rae Lee, Texas A&M University
Emily Stark, Tufts University emily.stark@tufts.edu

8:00 a.m.
Convex cocompactness in mapping class groups via quasiconvexity in rightangled Artin groups.
Johanna Mangahas*, Brown University
Samuel J Taylor, University of Texas at Austin
(1096201347) 
8:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: PseudoAnosov mapping classes with dilatation of algebraic degree $2g$.
Hyunshik Shin*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1096572484) 
9:00 a.m.
Higher dimensional filling and divergence functions for mapping class groups.
Jason Behrstock*, CUNY, Lehman College and the Graduate Center
Cornelia Drutu, Oxford
(1096202517) 
9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Generalizations of the KanThurston Theorem.
Raeyong Kim*, The Ohio State University
(1096572520) 
10:00 a.m.
Nonpositively curved Eulerian cube complexes and reciprocity.
Richard A Scott*, Santa Clara University
(109657826) 
10:30 a.m.
Almost HyperbolicFlat Strips are "Rare" in Rank One CAT(0) Spaces.
Russell M Ricks*, University of Michigan
(1096512453) 
11:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Quasiisometry properties of subdivision rules.
Brian C Rushton*, Temple University
(1096572147) 
11:30 a.m.
A Space of CAT(1) structures.
Sanghyun Kim, KAIST
Genevieve S Walsh*, Tufts University
(1096572619)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Graph Theory: Structural and Extremal Problems, III
Room 330, BCC
Organizers:
Daniel Cranston, Virginia Commonwealth University dcranston@vcu.edu
Gexin Yu, College of William & Mary

8:00 a.m.
Beyond Ohba's Conjecture: A bound on the choice number of $k$chromatic graphs with $n$ vertices.
Jonathan A. Noel, McGill University
Douglas B. West*, Zhejiang Normal University and University of Illinois
Hehui Wu, Simon Fraser University
Xuding Zhu, Zhejiang Normal University
(1096051609) 
8:30 a.m.
Steinberg's Conjecture, the Bordeaux Coloring Conjecture and NearColoring.
Carl R Yerger*, Davidson College
Kyle Yang, Davidson College
(109605892) 
9:00 a.m.
Maximizing the number of proper colorings of graphs.
Jie Ma*, Carnegie Mellon University
Humberto Naves, UCLA
(109605320) 
9:30 a.m.
TALK MOVED: The 123 Conjecture for Hypergraphs.
Florian Pfender*, University of Colorado Denver
Maciej Kalkowski, AMU Poznan
Michał Karoński, AMU Poznan
(109605325) 
10:00 a.m.
Extending AlonTarsi Orientations.
Hal Kierstead, Arizona State University
Landon Rabern*, Branford, CT
(109605786) 
10:30 a.m.
Graphs with $\chi=\Delta$ have Big Cliques.
Daniel W. Cranston*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Landon Rabern, Branford, CT
(109605258) 
11:00 a.m.
TALK TITLE CHANGE: Extensions from precoloured sets of edges.
Katherine Edwards*, Princeton University
Jan van den Heuvel, LSE
Ross J Kang, Utrecht University
JeanSebastien Sereni, CNRS, LORIA
(109605784) 
11:30 a.m.
Tutte's $5$flow conjecture and Jaeger's modulo $5$orientation.
CunQuan Zhang*, West Virginia University
(1096051315)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Mathematics of Computation: Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, and Applications, II
Room 320, BCC
Organizers:
Susanne C. Brenner, Louisiana State University brenner@math.lsu.edu
ChiWang Shu, Brown University

8:00 a.m.
Robust Polynomial Preserving Recovery On Boundary.
Hailong Guo, Wayne State University
Zhimin Zhang, Wayne State University
Ren Zhao*, Wayne State University
(1096651719) 
8:30 a.m.
Recovering exponential accuracy from collocation point values of smooth functions with endpoint singularities.
Zheng Chen*, Brown University
ChiWang Shu, Brown University
(109665720) 
9:00 a.m.
Robust Methods for Eigenvalue Computations in Linear Stability Analysis.
Howard C Elman*, University of Maryland
Minghao Wu, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(1096651559) 
9:30 a.m.
A posteriori error estimates for biharmonic eigenvalue problems.
Joscha Gedicke*, Louisiana State University
(1096651902) 
10:00 a.m.
A cochain complex for interior penalty methods: error estimates and multigrid through differential relations.
G. Kanschat, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Natasha S. Sharma*, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
(1096351057) 
10:30 a.m.
$L_2$ and pointwise error estimates for FEM for elliptic PDE on surfaces.
Fernando Camacho*, University of Kentucky
Alan Demlow, University of Kentucky
(1096652382) 
11:00 a.m.
Computational modeling of polycrystals: accuracy and sensitivity analysis.
Maria Emelianenko*, George Mason University
Claudio Torres, Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, Chile
Dmitry Golovaty, University of Akron
(1096651380) 
11:30 a.m.
Eventual linear convergence of the DouglasRachford iteration for basis pursuit.
Xiangxiong Zhang*, MIT
(1096651284)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on My Favorite Graph Theory Conjectures, I
Room 314, BCC
Organizers:
Craig Larson, Virginia Commonwealth University clarson@vcu.edu
Ralucca Gera, Naval Postgraduate School

8:00 a.m.
On the Eulerian Cycle Decomposition Conjecture.
Gary Chartrand, Western Michigan University
Heather Jordon, Mathematical Reviews and Illinois State University
Ping Zhang*, Western Michigan University
(109605526) 
8:30 a.m.
The infinite motion conjecture.
Thomas W. Tucker*, Colgate University
(1096051319) 
9:00 a.m.
All Graph Genus Distributions Are LogConcave, and Related Conjectures.
Jonathan L. Gross*, Columbia University
(109605583) 
9:30 a.m.
Are almost all graphs determined by their spectrum?
Chris Godsil*, University of Waterloo
(109605481) 
10:00 a.m.
Conjectures on Cops and Robbers.
Anthony Bonato*, Ryerson University
(109605308) 
10:30 a.m.
Some questions about generalized colorings.
John Gimbel*, University of Alaska Fairbanks
(109605248) 
11:00 a.m.
Optimal linear arrangements and graceful labelings of graphs.
William R. Pulleyblank*, United States Military Academy, West Point
(1096052217)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Random Matrices: Theory and Applications, III
Room 301, BCC
Organizers:
Paul Bourgade, Harvard University
HorngTzer Yau, Harvard University htyau@math.harvard.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discussion 
9:00 a.m.
The AltshulerShklovskii formulas for random band matrices.
Antti Knowles*, Courant Institute, NYU
(1096601837) 
10:00 a.m.
From KontsevichWitten to (monotone) Hurwitz via HCIZ.
Jonathan Novak*, MIT
(1096051012) 
11:00 a.m.
Free Monotone Transport.
Alice Guionnet, MIT/CNRS Lyon
Dimitri Shlyakhtenko*, UCLA
(1096461064)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Regularity Problem for Nonlinear PDEs Modeling Fluids and Complex Fluids, I (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.
On the size of the Navier  Stokes singular set.
Walter Craig*, Fields Institute and McMaster University
(109635638) 
8:30 a.m.
Gevrey regularity of the NavierStokes Equations and its applications.
Hantaek Bae*, UC Davis
Marco Cannone, Université ParisEst MarnelaVallée, France
(109635560) 
9:00 a.m.
On the radius of analyticity of solutions to the 3D NavierStokes equations at interior points of a bounded domain.
Zachary Bradshaw*, University of Virginia
(109635275) 
9:30 a.m.
New advances in boundary layers for Navier Stokes equations.
Emmanuel Grenier*, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon
(1096761583) 
10:00 a.m.
Vanishing viscosity limit of some symmetric flows.
GungMin Gie*, Indiana University
James P. Kelliher, University of California, Riverside
Milton C. Lopes Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Anna L. Mazzucato, Penn State University
Helena J. Nussenzveig Lopes, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
(109635821) 
10:30 a.m.
Bounds on energy and enstrophy for the 3D NavierStokes$\alpha$ and Leray$\alpha$ models.
Aseel Farhat*, University of Indiana, Bloomington
Michael Jolly, University of Indiana, Bloomington
Evelyn Lunasin, United States Naval Academy
(1096761571) 
11:00 a.m.
Dispersive NavierStokes Systems for Gas Dynamics.
C. David Levermore*, University of Maryland, College Park
(1096351136) 
11:30 a.m.
On the wellposedness of an interface damped free boundary fluidstructure model.
Mihaela Ignatova, Stanford University
Igor Kukavica*, University of Southern California
Irena Lasiecka, The University of Memphis
Amjad Tuffaha, Petroleum Institute
(1096352638)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The Changing Education of Preservice Teachers in Light of the Common Core, III
Room 310, BCC
Organizers:
William McCallum, University of Arizona wmc@math.arizona.edu
Kristin Umland, University of New Mexico
Ellen Whitesides, University of Arizona

8:00 a.m.
A Capstone Experience for Teacher Candidates.
Laura McLeman*, University of MichiganFlint
(1096971145) 
8:30 a.m.
How future teachers use two distinct definitions to reason about proportional relationships.
Sybilla Beckmann*, University of Georgia
Andrew Izsak, University of Georgia
(1096972071) 
9:00 a.m.
Three Specialized Courses for Preparing Secondary Mathematics Teachers.
Elizabeth A. Burroughs*, Montana State University
(109697527) 
9:30 a.m.
Developing and Sustaining Professional Communities of Teachers around Mathematical Content and Student Intellectual Need.
Guershon Harel*, UCSD
(1096972454) 
10:00 a.m.
Knowledge and Beliefs for Teaching Proof: A Conceptual Framework for Mathematics Teacher Educators.
Justin D Boyle*, University of New Mexico
(109697577) 
10:30 a.m.
Developing preservice teachers' conceptual understanding of algebra.
Cody L Patterson*, The University of Arizona
(1096971306) 
11:00 a.m.
Using the ideas of Calculus to transition teachers from a computational to a conceptual understanding of functions.
Ayşe A. Şahin*, DePaul University
(1096972431) 
11:30 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The Ubiquity of Dynamical Systems, I
Room 302, BCC
Organizers:
Edray H. Goins, Purdue University
Talitha M. Washington, Howard University talitha.washington@howard.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Effect of Latency Variables on Repeated Measures Inference Applied to the Measurement of Risktaking as a function of Psychopathy.
Monica Christine Jackson*, American University
Adria Trotman, Washington, DC
Melissa Stephens, Washington, DC
Kimberly F Sellers, Georgetown University
(1096621608) 
9:00 a.m.
Nonstandard Finite Difference Discretizations of Population Models Satisfying Conservation Laws.
Talitha M. Washington*, Howard University
Ronald E. Mickens, Clark Atlanta University
(1096392571) 
9:30 a.m.
$ABC$ Triples in Families.
Edray H Goins*, Purdue University
(1096112561) 
10:00 a.m.
Spectral correspondences on Quaternion Groups.
Terrence Richard Blackman*, University of Denver, Morgridge College of Education
(1096112246) 
11:00 a.m.
Discussion 
11:30 a.m.
Discussion

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Tropical and Nonarchimedean Analytic Geometry, I (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 Del Pezzo Surfaces.
Qingchun Ren, UC Berkeley
Kristin Shaw, University of Toronto
Bernd Sturmfels*, UC Berkeley
(109614457) 
8:30 a.m.
Fock Space, Feynman Diagrams, Floor Diagrams, and (Refined) Severi Degrees.
Florian Block*, UC Berkeley
Lothar Göttsche, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
(109614740) 
9:00 a.m.
Stiefel tropical linear spaces.
Alex Fink*, Queen Mary University of London
Felipe Rincón, University of Warwick
(109605578) 
9:30 a.m.
Harmonic Group Actions, Genus Bounds, and Combinatorial Maps.
Scott M Corry*, Lawrence University
(109605718) 
10:00 a.m.
Towards a tropical CastelnuovoSeveri inequality.
Nathan Pflueger*, Harvard University
(1096141830) 
10:30 a.m.
Rational points on curves and chip firing.
David ZureickBrown*, Emory University
Eric Katz, University of Waterloo
(1096111490) 
11:00 a.m.
Padic integration on algebraic curves in the bad reduction case.
Eric Katz*, University of Waterloo
(1096141689) 
11:30 a.m.
Effective Chabauty for symmetric powers of curves.
Jennifer Park*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1096111668)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on the History of Mathematics, III
Room 317, BCC
Organizers:
Sloan Despeaux, Western Carolina University
Della Dumbaugh, University of Richmond ddumbaugh@richmond.edu
Glen van Brummelen, Quest University

8:00 a.m.
Tarski in Poland: Teaching and Teacher Training.
James T Smith*, San Francisco State University
(109601233) 
8:30 a.m.
Tullio LeviCivita, Giuseppe Levi and the Fascist Loyalty Oath of 1931.
Judith R. Goodsein*, California Institute of Technology
(109601321) 
9:00 a.m.
On the representation of `abstract' algebras by `concrete' ones, and the rise of spectral methods : Marshall Stone's representation theorems (19361938).
Michel Pierre Serfati*, IREM Universite Paris Diderot
(109601794) 
9:30 a.m.
Mathematics for the World: Publishing Mathematics and the International Book Trade, Macmillan and Co. 18701910.
Sylvia M Nickerson*, Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, University of Toronto
(1096011482) 
10:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The teaching of mathematics during the Fascism dictatorship through the lens of the educational journals.
Erika Luciano*, University of Turin
(1096011531) 
10:30 a.m.
The Influence of Some TwentiethCentury American Popularizers of Mathematics: E. T. Bell, Edward Kasner, James Newman, and Lillian Lieber.
David Lindsay Roberts*, Prince George's Community College
(109601563) 
11:00 a.m.
The Cajori Two Project.
Walter J. Meyer*, Adelphi University
(109601466) 
11:30 a.m.
SinoUS Mathematical Relations: 1950s1970s.
Yibao Xu*, City University of New York/BMCC
(109601597)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Applied Mathematics I: Mechanics, Fluids, Waves
Room 304, BCC

8:00 a.m.
Upper bounds on quantum dynamics for quasiperiodic Schrödinger operators with rough potentials.
Rajinder Singh Mavi*, University of Virginia
Svetlana Jitomirskaya, University of California, Irvine
(109670600) 
8:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Buckling in vertex models of epithelial sheets.
Nebojsa Murisic*, LewisSigler Institute, Princeton University
Basile Audoly, CNRS & Institut de mecanique d'Alembert
Yannis G. Kevrekidis, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Princeton University
Stanislav Y. Shvartsman, LewisSigler Institute, Princeton University
(1096702512) 
8:30 a.m.
Analytical Estimates for Pipelines Longevity.
Alla V. Balueva*, University of North Georgia
(109674868) 
8:45 a.m.
Dynamics for a System of Screw Dislocations.
Timothy Blass, Carnegie Mellon University
Irene Fonseca, Carnegie Mellon University
Giovanni Leoni, Carnegie Mellon University
Marco Morandotti*, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisbon, Portugal
(1096742493) 
9:00 a.m.
Free Vibration Analysis of Thick Cylindrical Composite Shells Using Higher Order Shear Deformation Theory.
Mohammad Salim Zannon*, CMU
Mohamad S. Qatu, Central Michigan University
Leela Rakesh, Central Michigan University
(1096761249) 
9:15 a.m.
Interval analysis computation of the critical Rayleigh number for the asymmetric RayleighBénard problem.
Matthew Glomski*, Marist College
Matthew A. Johnson, Marist College
(1096761941) 
9:30 a.m.
Spontaneous oscillations in simple fluid networks.
Nathaniel Karst*, Babson College
Brian Storey, F.W. Olin College of Engineering
John Geddes, F.W. Olin College of Engineering
(109676621) 
9:45 a.m.
Singularity approach to study the particle encapsulation in a liquid thread.
Muhammad Hameed*, University of South Carolina Upstate
(1096761670) 
10:00 a.m.
Tsunami wave propagation over underwater obstacles and steps.
Vladimir A. Chugunov, Institute of Mathematics and Mechanics, Kazan Federal University, Russia
Sergei A. Fomin*, CSU Chico
Ravi Shankar, Department of Chemistry, UC Davis
(109676618) 
10:15 a.m.
A new numerical scheme based on the leapfrog method for atmospheric and ocean modeling.
Lee M. Burke*, Arizona State University
Lauren R. Johnson, Arizona State University
Chris Barton, Arizona State University
Mohamed Moustaoui, Arizona State University
(1096761997) 
10:30 a.m.
Stability and accuracy analysis for a novel semiimplicit leapfrog timestepping scheme.
Lauren R. Johnson*, Arizona State University
Lee M. Burke, Arizona State University
Chris Barton, Arizona State University
Mohamed Moustaoui, Arizona State University
(1096761771) 
10:45 a.m.
Two Layer Model for Tear Film Dynamics.
Nicholas Gewecke*, University of Delaware
Rich Braun, University of Delaware
Chris Breward, University of Oxford
P. Ewen KingSmith, Ohio State University
(1096762176) 
11:00 a.m.
Settling of a Porous Particle in Stratified Flow.
Shilpa Khatri*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Roberto Camassa, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Claudia Falcon, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Richard McLaughlin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jennifer Prairie, Departments of Mathematics and Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Brian White, Department of Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Sungduk Yu, Department of Marine Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1096762395) 
11:15 a.m.
Computational Modeling of the Dynamics of Edge Flames in Narrow Channels.
Joanna A Bieri*, University of Redlands
(1096762496) 
11:30 a.m.
Three dimensional hydrothermal convective flow in an aquifer system.
Dambaru Bhatta*, The University of TexasPan American
(109676634) 
11:45 a.m.
Propagation of Waves in Homogeneous Isotropic Plates.
Devinder Singh Bittoo*, Guru Nanak Dev Engg. College Ludhiana,Punjab, India
(109676235)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Assessing Student Learning: Alternative Approaches, III
Room 340, BCC
Organizers:
Jane Butterfield, University of Minnesota butter@umn.edu
Robert Campbell III, College of St. Benedict/St. John's University
David Clark, University of Minnesota
John Peter, Utica College
Cassie Williams, James Madison University

8:00 a.m.
The Utility and Practice of the Daily Quiz.
Edwin O'Shea*, James Madison University
(1096B51457) 
8:20 a.m.
Tell Me What You Know: Oral Exams in the Undergraduate Mathematics Classroom.
Kristi Meyer*, Wisconsin Lutheran College
(1096B5845) 
8:40 a.m.
Assessing Students' Learning: The Interview Approach.
Victor U. Odafe*, Bowling Green State University Firelands
(1096B5381) 
9:00 a.m.
Using oral examinations to improve student learning.
Emma Smith Zbarsky*, Wentworth Institute of Technology
(1096B51648) 
9:20 a.m.
The Old is New Again: Oral Assessment in Undergraduate Mathematics.
Elizabeth Theta Brown*, James Madison University
(1096B52486) 
9:40 a.m.
Learnercentered Assessment in Calculus.
Annela R Kelly*, Bridgewater State University
(1096B52570) 
10:00 a.m.
Aligning Assessments to Problembased Mathematics Classrooms: Three Examples of Assessment Tools.
Polina Sabinin*, Bridgewater State University
(1096B51451) 
10:20 a.m.
Beyond the Letter Grade: Teaching and Learning in Mathematics Classrooms.
Girija S NairHart*, University of Cincinatti Clermont College
(1096B5177) 
10:40 a.m.
Holistic, diagnostic grading rubric for student presentations in an IBL geometry course.
Nina Juliana White*, University of Michigan
(1096B51388) 
11:00 a.m.
Assessing Projects and InquiryBased Activities in Quantitative Reasoning.
Victor I Piercey*, Ferris State University
(1096B51171) 
11:20 a.m.
Spying on your students (mathematically, of course).
Gail M. Tang*, University of La Verne
(1096B5143) 
11:40 a.m.
Using MultipleChoice Items to Assess Students Individually and Immediate Feedback Assessment Technique (IFAT) to Foster Student Engagement and Small Group Discussion.
Kien H Lim*, University of Texas at El Paso
(1096B5548)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.9:15 a.m.
MAA Session on Assessment of Proof Writing Throughout the Mathematics Major
Room 337, BCC
Organizers:
Sarah Cook, Washburn University sarah.cook@washburn.edu
Moderators:
Mariam HarrisBotzum, Lehigh Carbon Community College

8:00 a.m.
Communal Assessment of Proof: Undergraduates' Development of ProofWriting Criteria.
Sarah K. Bleiler*, Middle Tennessee State University
Justin D. Boyle, University of New Mexico
YiYin Ko, Indiana State University
Sean P. Yee, California State University Fullerton
(1096C1569) 
8:20 a.m.
Mathematics Professors' Evaluation of Students' Proofs.
Robert C. Moore*, Andrews University
(1096C11787) 
8:40 a.m.
Using Common Final Questions to Assess Proof.
James E Hamblin*, Shippensburg University
(1096C1707) 
9:00 a.m.
Using a Rubric to Assess Development of ProofWriting.
Sarah V Cook*, Washburn University
(1096C12623)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Game Theory and Computing
Room 313, BCC

8:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Approximation algorithm for the visibility counting problem using randomized method.
Sharareh Alipour*, Sharif University of Technology
(109668283) 
8:15 a.m.
Traversals of Infinite Graphs with Random Local Orientations.
David White*, Wesleyan University
(1096681517) 
8:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: mystic: a framework for highdimensional nonlinear constrained optimization.
Michael McKerns*, UQ Foundation / Caltech
Tim Sullivan, UQ Foundation / University of Warwick
Clint Scovel, UQ Foundation / Caltech
Houman Owhadi, UQ Foundation / Caltech
(1096682686) 
8:45 a.m.
A quadratic cone relaxationbased algorithm for linear programming.
Mutiara Sondjaja*, Cornell University
James Renegar, Cornell University
(1096902299) 
9:00 a.m.
Pattern Classification by Ellipsoidal Machines Using Semidefinite Programming.
Sofya Chepushtanova*, Colorado State University
Michael Kirby, Colorado State University
(1096902507) 
9:15 a.m.
Finite Difference Method for the BlackScholes Option Pricing Model.
Justin Ziegler*, Minot State University
Narayan Thapa, Minot State University
(109635504) 
9:30 a.m.
Systemic Risk and Financial Contagion in AgentBased Networks.
Yuanying Guan*, Indiana University Northwest
(1096911782) 
9:45 a.m.
Optimal asset trading under regime switching models.
Duy Nguyen*, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
(109693312) 
10:00 a.m.
The evolution of cooperation  kin selection and greenbeard genes.
Jan Rychtar*, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Mark Broom, City University London
(109691431) 
10:15 a.m.
Stability of Markov Chains: A Time Scales Viewpoint with Applications to Control.
Dylan R Poulsen*, Baylor University
John M Davis, Baylor University
Ian A Gravagne, Baylor University
(109693311) 
10:30 a.m.
Encryption Through Intrinsic Series.
Julio Enrique Posada*, San Salvador, El Salvador
(10969445)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Logic and Probability
Room 311, BCC

8:00 a.m.
Domatic Partitions of $A$Computable Graphs and c.e. Permitting.
Matthew Jura*, Manhattan College
Oscar Levin, University of Northern Colorado
Tyler Markkanen, Manhattan College
(1096032105) 
8:15 a.m.
Highly computable graphs and their domatic numbers.
Matthew Jura, Manhattan College
Oscar Levin, University of Northern Colorado
Tyler Markkanen*, Manhattan College
(1096031916) 
8:30 a.m.
The Stable Matchings Exist, But Why?
Olivia M. Carducci*, East Stroudsburg University
(1096052158) 
8:45 a.m.
Long Graph Decompositions.
Stephen Flood*, University of Connecticut
(1096031472) 
9:00 a.m.
Strong Finite Submodel Property of Countable Categorical Graphs.
Yun Lu*, Kutztown University of PA
(1096031066) 
9:15 a.m.
A Busy Beaver Problem for InfiniteTime Turing Machines.
James T. Long*, Lehigh University
Lee J. Stanley, Lehigh University
(1096031881) 
9:30 a.m.
A density question where the usual constructions haven't worked.
Joshua A. Cole*, Butler University
(1096032629) 
9:45 a.m.
Applications and Methods of Forcing.
Cynthia Northrup*, University of California, Irvine
(1096032344) 
10:00 a.m.
Large Cardinals: Killing Them Softly.
Erin Kathryn Carmody*, The Graduate Center  City University of New York
(1096031167) 
10:15 a.m.
The finite Steinhaus problem.
Jef f Lobe*, University of North Texas
Devon Henkis, University of North Texas
Steve Jackson, University of North Texas
(1096032415) 
10:30 a.m.
Restricted Steinhaus sets in the plane.
Devon Henkis*, University of North Texas
Jeff Lobe, University of North Texas
Steve Jackson, University of North Texas
(1096032401) 
10:45 a.m.
Ulam's measure problem, saturated ideals, and cardinal arithmetic.
Monroe B Eskew*, UC Irvine
(1096032465) 
11:00 a.m.
Restricting Martin's Axiom to a ccc ground model.
Miha E. Habič*, CUNY Graduate Center
(1096031834) 
11:15 a.m.
The complexity of transcendence bases in computable ordered fields.
Oscar Levin*, University of Northern Colorado
(1096032464) 
11:30 a.m.
On VCminimal fields.
Vincent N Guingona*, University of Notre Dame
(109603430) 
11:45 a.m.
Certain Order Topologies on the Bicomplex Space and a Study of Bicomplex Nets.
Sukhdev Singh*, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab, India
Rajiv K. Srivastava, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University, Agra, India
(109654184)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Mathematics Education, 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

8:00 a.m.
Putting Professional Development into Practice: How Teachers Implement and Share their Knowledge of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics with Peers  The Research Process and Early Results
Kacey M Diemert*, Montana State University  Bozeman
(1096VE2374) 
8:15 a.m.
A Mathematician's Foray into the Common Core State Standards (for Mathematical Practice): A Question of Interpretation?
D. Christopher Stephens*, Middle Tennessee State University
Sarah K. Bleiler, Middle Tennessee State University
Wesley A. Baxter, Middle Tennessee State University
(1096VE2339) 
8:30 a.m.
Rational Numbers and the Common Core: A Descriptive Case Study.
Roger Mark Fischer*, Montana State University
(1096VE1153) 
8:45 a.m.
Examining MathEducators Preparation CAEP's first Standard and CCSS for Math Practice.
Atma R Sahu*, Coppin State University
(1096VE851) 
9:00 a.m.
Mathematicians and K12 curriculum development.
Victor Kostyuk, Reasoning Mind
Nathaniel Rounds, Reasoning Mind
Paulette N Willis*, Reasoning Mind
(1096VE1029) 
9:15 a.m.
A comparison of the Common Core and the Indian Standards on Fractions.
Sayonita Ghosh Hajra*, University of Georgia
(1096VE1084) 
9:30 a.m.
Distorted mathematics: what math education teaches students about math.
Victor Kostyuk, Reasoning Mind
Nathaniel Rounds*, Reasoning Mind
Paulette N Willis, Reasoning Mind
(1096VE1027) 
9:45 a.m.
Professional Development and Student Achievement on Standardized State Exams.
Melissa L Goss*, University of Northern Colorado
Rebecca Anne Dibbs, University of Northern Colorado
Robert Powers, University of Northern Colorado
(1096VE2162) 
10:00 a.m.
A Pilot Study on the Impact of Incorporating Problems with Incorrect Solutions into Exams on Students' Understanding of Mathematical Concepts.
Manyiu Tse*, Molloy College
(1096VE1986) 
10:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Comparative of Stratified Alpha, Mosier, and Wang Reliability Coefficient.
Diana Suzana Mandar*, Jakarta State University, Indonesia
(1096VE1890) 
10:30 a.m.
The effect of early high school mathematics achievement on public schools' students' college ready performance in Texas.
Niloofar Ramezani*, University of Northern Colorado
(1096VE1115) 
10:45 a.m.
A comparison and contrast of undergraduate students' mathematics and statistics anxiety levels based on gender, collegeyear, major field of study, and mathematics background.
Soofia Malik*, University of Northern Colorado
Niloofar Ramezani, University of Northern Colorado
(1096VE1059) 
11:00 a.m.
A Continuing Study of Gender Difference on a Qualifying Exam.
Jane Butterfield, University of Minnesota
Harvey Keynes, University of Minnesota
Jonathan Rogness, University of Minnesota
Justin Sukiennik*, Colby College
(1096VE2047) 
11:15 a.m.
Strategies for teaching mathematics in a multicultural classroom.
Natalie M Aviles*, Adelphi University
Magdalena Mulvihill, Adelphi University
(1096VE1158) 
11:30 a.m.
Quantitative and Mathematics Support Centers: Update from the National Science Foundation Workshop.
Grace L. Coulombe*, Bates College
Mary B. O'Neill, Hamilton College
Michael E. Schuckers, St. Lawrence University
(1096VE123) 
11:45 a.m.
The genesis of a mathematics learning community from a mathematics tutorial center.
Ronald L Merritt*, Athens State University
(1096VE39)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Research in Algebra and Topology, 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

8:00 a.m.
Algebra with Anyonic Braiding.
Ik Jae Lee*, Rowan University
(1096VJ1705) 
8:15 a.m.
Twist Knots and Thickenings.
Whitney Klaryn George*, West Chester University of PA
(1096VJ1102) 
8:30 a.m.
Algebraic structure in the card game SET.
Timothy E Goldberg*, LenoirRhyne University
(1096VJ1425) 
8:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Characterizing Covering Properties Using Limited Information Strategies for Topological Games.
Steven Clontz*, Auburn University
(1096VJ1309) 
9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: $R^{n} x G(n)$ is Algebraically Determined.
Weam M. Altameemi*, Texas A& M International University
Robert R. Kallman, University of North Texas
(1096VJ1222) 
9:15 a.m.
Noetherian properties on generalized power series rings.
Jung Wook Lim*, Kyungpook National University
(1096VJ976) 
9:30 a.m.
Finitary Incidence Algebras and the Idealization of $I(P)$.
Bradley M Wagner*, Baylor University
Manfred Dugas, Baylor University
(1096VJ860) 
9:45 a.m.
On the $k$involutions of $O(n,k)$ when $k$ has characteristic 2.
Nathaniel J Schwartz*, Washington College
(1096VJ836)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Research in Graph Theory and Combinatorics, 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 atom expansions of Macdonald polynomials.
Avinash J. Dalal*, Drexel University
(1096VN2434) 
8:15 a.m.
EdelmanGreene insertion and the Little map.
Zachary Hamaker*, Dartmouth College
Benjamin Young, University of Oregon
(1096VN2407) 
8:30 a.m.
Prime Factorization of Kászonyi Numbers.
Emily Marie Walther*, Westminster College, PA
Ariana Cappon, Indiana University
(1096VN2402) 
8:45 a.m.
A new combinatorial interpretation of generalized Genocchi numbers.
Feryal Alayont*, Grand Valley State University
(1096VN2235) 
9:00 a.m.
Explicit Formulas for Bernoulli and Euler Numbers.
Francesca Romano*, Siena College
(1096VN1803) 
9:15 a.m.
Generalized Fine and Motzkin Number Sequences.
Naiomi T. Cameron*, Lewis & Clark College
(1096VN1159) 
9:30 a.m.
(t,r)Broadcasting Domination Numbers of Grids.
David Blessing*, Florida Gulf Coast University
Erik Insko, Florida Gulf Coast University
Katie Johnson, Florida Gulf Coast University
Christie Mauretour, Florida Gulf Coast University
(1096VN953) 
9:45 a.m.
Observations of $m$ary partitions on an $m$ary tree.
Timothy B. Flowers, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Shannon R. Lockard*, Bridgewater State University
(1096VN2088) 
10:00 a.m.
Extending the PCTree Algorithm to the Torus.
Charles Suer*, University of Louisville
(1096VN1746) 
10:15 a.m.
Counting Matrices Over a Finite Field With All Eigenvalues in the Field.
Lisa Kaylor, Wesleyan University
David Offner*, Westminster College
(1096VN1964) 
10:30 a.m.
Nonrestricted fillings of layer polynominoes.
Mitch A Phillipson*, Texas A&M University
Catherine Yan, Texas A&M University
(1096VN1882) 
10:45 a.m.
Positive Semidefinite Propagation Time.
Nathan Warnberg*, Iowa State University
(1096VN290) 
11:00 a.m.
Location of the First Ascent in a 123Avoiding Permutation.
Samuel Connolly, University of Pennsylvania
Zachary Gabor*, Haverford College
Anant Godbole, East Tennessee State University
(1096VN1856) 
11:15 a.m.
Bounds on superpatterns containing all layered permutations.
Daniel Gray*, University of Florida
(1096VN1842) 
11:30 a.m.
Reconstruction of Tetrahedron from Edge length.
Derege H. Mussa*, Texas A&M UniversityCommerce
(1096VN1139) 
11:45 a.m.
The polytope of fractional realizations of degree sequences.
Michael D. Barrus*, Brigham Young University
(1096VN1019)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Student Activities, I
Room 349, BCC
Organizers:
Lisa Marano, West Chester University of Pennsylvania lmarano@wcupa.edu
Jennifer Bergner, Salisbury State University

8:00 a.m.
Building Relationships with Student Activities in Math Learning Communities.
Karla M Childs*, Pittsburg State University
Jean Coltharp, Pittsburg State University
(1096M1490) 
8:20 a.m.
Building Community  The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.
Nicholas J Willis*, George Fox University
(1096M11168) 
8:40 a.m.
Activities for Undergraduate Students in Mathematics and Computer Science: Two Programs.
Lidia Gonzalez*, York College, CUNY
(1096M12333) 
9:00 a.m.
Lions and Tigers and Mathematicians.
Cathy W. Grilli, Christian Brothers University
George E. Gallarno*, Christian Brothers University
Rebekah Herrman, Christian Brothers University
(1096M12381) 
9:20 a.m.
Math Club Hosts Math Circle.
Jacci White*, Saint Leo University
Monika Kiss, Saint Leo University
(1096M1301) 
9:40 a.m.
Reviving the Math Club at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania: 2007  2013.
Emily H. Sprague*, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
(1096M1665) 
10:00 a.m.
Math Club Favorites at Lawrence Technological University.
Ruth G Favro*, Lawrence Technological University
(1096M12567) 
10:20 a.m.
Breaking Codes for Mathematics Enjoyment (and Cash).
Jeffrey Liebner*, Lafayette College
(1096M12353) 
10:40 a.m.
The Evolution of an Integration Bee at the University of Scranton.
Stacey Muir*, University of Scranton
(1096M12514) 
11:00 a.m.
A NonCompetitive ProblemFest.
David E Molnar*, Felician College
(1096M12689) 
11:20 a.m.
Mathematics  for life, for love, for a living.
Deborah L Gochenaur*, Shippensburg University
Luis Melara, Shippensburg University
(1096M12030)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on the Intersection of Mathematics and the Arts, III
Room 338, BCC
Organizers:
Douglas Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu

8:00 a.m.
Knot Theory: Rational Tangles and Wirtinger Presentations.
Sara E RochaJuarez*, University of North Texas at Dallas
(1096C52269) 
8:20 a.m.
Patterns with Color Symmetry on Triply Periodic Polyhedra.
Douglas Dunham*, University of Minnesota, Duluth
(1096C51959) 
8:40 a.m.
Triple gear.
Saul Schleimer, University of Warwick
Henry Segerman*, Oklahoma State University
(1096C5730) 
9:00 a.m.
Visualizing the Collatz conjecture.
Elijah M. Allen*, Savannah Ga
Louis H. Kauffman, University of Illinois
(1096C52748) 
9:20 a.m.
Stumbling towards a pattern: how to make pants.
Rebecca E. Field*, James Madison University
(1096C52660) 
9:40 a.m.
Implementing Multiple Compositional and Color Constraints in Algorithmic Art.
Robert M Spann*, Washington, DC
(1096C51407) 
10:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Fractal Trees Inspired by Iterating Rational Functions.
Anne M. Burns*, Long Island University
(1096C5434) 
10:20 a.m.
Colorings of Plane Patterns Defined by Sequences ad Arrays, With Applications to Weaving.
Shelley Lynn Rasmussen*, University of Massachusetts/Lowell
(1096C5136) 
10:40 a.m.
What does a finite nonabelian group sound like?
William DeMeo*, University of South Carolina
(1096C52578) 
11:00 a.m.
Animating Still Images.
Michael Pilosov*, SUNY Geneseo
(1096C51416) 
11:20 a.m.
It Came from the Fourth Dimension!: Visualizing Higher Dimensions through the Art of Comic Books.
Daniel M. Look*, St. Lawrence University
(1096C5229) 
11:40 a.m.
Food for empathy in the School of Pythagoras and his wife Theano.
Irene Iaccarino*, School of Music, Crotone, Italy
Rosanna Iembo, University of Calabria, Italy and MAA member
(1096C51016)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Modeling Modules and Activities for Students
Room 325, BCC
Organizers:
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee Knoxville
Maeve McCarthy, Murray State
Peter Turner, Clarkson University pturner@clarkson.edu

8:00 a.m.
Modeling across the Curriculum.
Peter R Turner*, Clarkson University
(1096971123) 
8:30 a.m.
Using a Virtual Laboratory to Teach Mathematical Modeling.
Glenn Ledder*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1096972377) 
9:00 a.m.
Modeling Calculus: A first course in the Calculus Sequence.
Brian J. Birgen*, Wartburg College
Mariah H. Birgen, Wartburg College
(1096971070) 
9:30 a.m.
Quantitative modeling of biological and engineering systems through STEM problem solving activities.
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer*, George Mason University
(1096652411) 
10:00 a.m.
Mathematical Models in Medicine.
Lester F. Caudill*, University of Richmond
(1096922355) 
10:30 a.m.
How to introduce sustainability topics in classrooms grades 814  with samples}, {\bf Margaret (Midge) Cozzens,Rutgers University DIMACS Center.

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Recent Advances in Financial Mathematics, II
Room 326, BCC
Organizers:
Maxim Bichuch, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Ronnie Sircar, Princeton University sircar@princeton.edu
Stephan Sturm, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

8:00 a.m.
Taylor approximation of incomplete Radner equilibrium models.
Kasper Larsen*, Carnegie Mellon University
Jin Hyuk Choi, Carnegie Mellon University
(1096601918) 
8:30 a.m.
Understanding the Risks of Commodity ExchangeTraded Funds.
Kevin Guo*, Columbia University
Tim Leung, Columbia University, Industrial Engineering & Operations Research Department
(1096602005) 
9:00 a.m.
MeanField Games of Inhomogeneous Populations in Financial Markets.
Andrew Papanicolaou*, University of Sydney
(1096602721) 
9:30 a.m.
Please see the JMM newsletter for details. 
10:00 a.m.
Time consistency of risk measures in markets with transaction costs.
Zachary Feinstein*, Princeton University
Birgit Rudloff, Princeton University
(1096911821) 
10:30 a.m.
Interactions in the system of interbank lending.
Tomoyuki Ichiba*, University of California Santa Barbara
(1096601501)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:20 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, I
Room 341, BCC
Organizers:
Kyeong Hah Roh, Arizona State University khroh@asu.edu
Michael Oehrtman, University of Northern Colorado
Timothy FukawaConnelly, University of New Hampshire

8:20 a.m.
Does inherent Platonism predict strength in abstract mathematics?
Gregory M Johnson, Carnegie Mellon University
Hunter R Johnson, City University of New York
Christopher S Shaw*, Columbia College Chicago
(1096L12075) 
8:40 a.m.
The contributions of a history and philosophy of mathematics course on undergraduate students' mathematical thinking.
Kathleen M Clark*, Florida State University
(1096L12592) 
9:00 a.m.
An Investigation of Student Perceptions of Linear Algebra Modules.
Laurel A Cooley, Brooklyn College, City University of New York
William O Martin*, North Dakota State University
Draga Vidakovic, Georgia State University
(1096L11954) 
9:20 a.m.
Developing Reinvention Materials in Ring Theory: Analysis of Students' Mathematical Activity.
John Paul Cook, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
Brian Katz*, Augustana College
Milos Savic, University of Oklahoma
(1096L12618) 
9:40 a.m.
On the reconciliation of different nonequivalent definitions designed for the same concept, in the context of limits for twovariable functions.
Joanna MamonaDowns*, Arizona State University & University of Patras,Greece
(1096L12705) 
10:00 a.m.
Relating Delta and Epsilon: How Students Graphically Create an Understanding of the Formal Definition of Limit at a Point.
Timothy C Boester*, Wright State University
(1096L12380) 
10:20 a.m.
A Unified Framework for Argumentation and Proof.
Kelly M. Bubp*, Ohio University
Michael A. Smith, Ohio University
(1096L11302) 
10:40 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A Comparison of Four Pedagogical Strategies in Calculus.
Spencer Bagley*, San Diego State University
(1096L1529) 
11:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Graduate students Teaching Assistants' (GTAs') beliefs, instructional practices, and student success.
Jessica Ellis*, San Diego
(1096L1291) 
11:20 a.m.
Analyzing student understanding in linear algebra through mathematical activity.
Megan Wawro*, Virginia Tech
David Plaxco, Virginia Tech
(1096L11775)

8:20 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 8:30 a.m.8:50 a.m.
Mathematics Awareness Month 2014
The theme is "Mathematics, Magic, and Mystery"; please come to hear about the impressive presentation plans.
Room 308, BCC
Presenters:
Eve Torrence, RandolphMacon College
Bruce Torrence, RandolphMacon College
Colm Mulcahy, Spelman College and American University 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Snark attack! Visualizations of "uncolorable" graphs on surfaces.
Ballrooms I&II, 400 Level, BCC
SarahMarie Belcastro*, Sarah Lawrence College
(1096A013) 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse: #8: Part A
Directing undergraduate research.
Room 343, BCC
Presenters:
Aparna Higgins, University of Dayton 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
SESSION CANCELLED: MAA Minicourse #6: Part A
Historical roleplaying in the mathematics classroom.
Room 342, BCC
Presenters:
John P. Curran, Eastern Michigan University 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Mathematics and Effective Thinking, I
Room 307, BCC
Organizers:
Michael Starbird, University of Texas Austin starbird@math.utexas.edu

9:00 a.m.
A 21st century curriculum that raises education to a global maximum.
Edward B. Burger*, Southwestern University
(1096AF636) 
9:30 a.m.
Context and Evidence: Aligning Goals and Practice in the Undergraduate Mathematics Program.
J Michael Pearson*, Mathematical Association of America
(1096AF641) 
10:00 a.m.
Supporting Math Instructors to Teach in Ways that Foster Effective Thinking.
Stan Yoshinobu*, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
(1096AF425) 
10:30 a.m.
Hearts and Minds: Waging the Battle to Win Over Liberal Arts Students.
Jodi Cotten*, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY
(1096AF750) 
11:00 a.m.
Inquiry and Effective Thinking: Evidence from a MultiSite Educational Research Study.
Sandra Laursen*, University of Colorado Boulder
(1096AF716) 
11:30 a.m.
Harnessing the Flow of History.
David Bressoud*, Macalester College
(1096AF353)

9:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Progress in the Langlands Program, III
Room 318, BCC
Organizers:
Moshe Adrian, University of Utah madrian@math.utah.edu
Shuichiro Takeda, University of Missouri

9:00 a.m.
Matching of Hecke operators for exceptional dual groups.
Gordan Savin, University of Utah
Michael C Woodbury*, Columbia University
(1096111696) 
9:30 a.m.
Cuspidal part of an Eisenstein series restricted to an index 2 subfield.
Yueke Hu*, University of WisconsinMadison
(109611967) 
10:00 a.m.
$L$functions from LanglandsShahidi method and the generic Arthur packet conjecture.
Yeansu Kim*, University of Iowa
(109611659) 
10:30 a.m.
On Extension of GinzburgJiangSoudry Correspondence to Certain Automorphic Forms on $Sp_{4mn}(\mathbb{A})$ and $\widetilde{Sp}_{4mn \pm 2n}(\mathbb{A})$.
Baiying Liu*, University of Utah
(109611159) 
11:00 a.m.
The LanglandsShahidi method for the classical groups in positive characteristic and the Riemann Hypothesis.
Luis A. Lomelí*, University of Oklahoma
(109611161) 
11:30 a.m.
Application of Langlands Functoriality to the special values of Lfunctions.
A. Raghuram*, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune, India.
(1096111113)

9:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse: #13: Part A
Teaching an applied topology course.
Room 344, BCC
Presenters:
Colin Adams, Williams College
Robert Franzosa, University of Maine 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Workshop
Introductory 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 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Poster Session
Mathematical outreach programs.
Exhibit Hall G, 100 Level, BCC
Organizers:
Elizabeth Yanik, Emporia State University 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAAYoung Mathematicians' Network Panel Discussion
Undergraduate internships and research experiences for undergraduates.
Room 316, BCC
Organizers:
Thomas Wakefield, Youngstown State University
Ralucca Gera, Naval Posgraduate School
Panelists:
Emily Kessler, Society of Actuaries
Stephanie Edwards, Hope College
Krista Maxson, Shawnee State University
Saad ElZanati, Illinois State University
Leslie Hogben, Iowa State University
Cindy Wyels, California State University Channel Islands 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Student Hospitality/Information Center
Swing Hall, 100 Level, BCC 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Exhibit Hall F, 100 Level, BCC 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMS Special Presentation
Who wants to be a mathematicianNational contest.
Holiday Ballrooms 13, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Organizers:
Mike A. Breen, AMS
William T. Butterworth, DePaul University 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AWM Noether Lecture
Walking on graphs the Representation Theory way.
Ballrooms I&II, 400 Level, BCC
Georgia Benkart*, University of WisconsinMadison
(1096051587) 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 10:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Graphs Don't Have to Lie Flat: The Shape of Topological Graph Theory
Room 308, BCC
Organizers:
SarahMarie Belcastro, Sarah Lawrence College smbelcas@toroidalsnark.net
Mark Ellingham, Vanderbilt University

10:00 a.m.
Coloring graphs on surfaces, contrasted with coloring on the plane.
Joan P Hutchinson*, Macalester College, emerita
(1096AE1737) 
10:30 a.m.
Superfluous crossings.
Michael J. Pelsmajer*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(1096AE2761) 
11:00 a.m.
Polynomials of graphs in surfaces.
Joanna A. EllisMonaghan*, Saint Michael's College
(1096AE1947) 
11:30 a.m.
Embeddings of graphs with hamilton cycle faces.
Mark Ellingham*, Vanderbilt University
(1096AE513)

10:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 10:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Teaching Mathematics Beyond the Calculus Sequence
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

10:00 a.m.
We Started a Directed Reading Program And So Can You.
Steve Balady*, University of Maryland, College Park
Rebecca Black, University of Maryland, College Park
Josh Ballew, University of Maryland, College Park
Elizabeth Fleming, University of Maryland, College Park
(1096VQ2163) 
10:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Learning to Write Arguments.
Joyati Debnath*, Winona State University
(1096VQ2000) 
10:30 a.m.
An IBL Approach to Advanced Calculus That Incorporates Proficiency.
Scott Beaver*, Western Oregon University
(1096VQ1377) 
10:45 a.m.
Mathematicians' views on transitiontoproof and advanced mathematics courses.
Milos Savic*, University of Oklahoma
Melissa Mills, Oklahoma State University
Robert Moore, Andrews University
(1096VQ1161) 
11:00 a.m.
Analyzing Students' Difficulties with Proving in Light of the Structure of Proof Construction.
Tetsuya Yamamoto*, the University of Oklahoma
(1096VQ1082) 
11:15 a.m.
Course Redesign Applied to a History of Math Course.
Cynthia Huffman Woodburn*, Pittsburg State University
(1096VQ70) 
11:30 a.m.
Applications of Maxima CAS to Differential Equations.
Leon Kaganovskiy*, Touro College
(1096VQ183) 
11:45 a.m.
The Conundrum of Teaching Finite Mathematics.
Michelle DeDeo*, University of North Florida
(1096VQ540)

10:00 a.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
MAA SIGMAA Officers Meeting
Holiday Ballroom 6, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Chairs:
Karen A. Marrongelle, Portland State University 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMS Special Presentation
A conversation on nonacademic employment.
Room 336, BCC
Moderators:
C. Allen Butler, Daniel H. Wagner Associates, Inc. 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 10:35 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Council on Outreach Presentation
Math Days for high school students at local colleges and universities.
Room 327, BCC
Organizers:
Deanna Haunsperger, Carleton College
Rebecca Swanson, Colorado School of Mines
Panelists:
Robert Devaney, Boston University
Justin Gash, Franklin College
Teresa Moore, Ithaca College
Angela Spalsbury, Youngstown State University
David Strong, Pepperdine University 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 10:35 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Committee on Minority Participation in Mathematics and the Office of Minority Participation Panel Discussion
Summer research programs.
Room 316, BCC
Organizers:
William Hawkins Jr, University of the District of Columbia
Robert Megginson, University of Michigan
Lloyd Douglas, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Panelists:
Noureen Kahn, University of North Texas at Dallas
Aprillya Lanz, Norfolk State University 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
SIAM Invited Address
On variational formulation of entropy solutions to nonlinear conservation laws.
Ballrooms I&II, 400 Level, BCC
Eitan Tadmor*, University of Maryland
(1096351675) 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures, Lecture II
Symplectic Topology Today: Embedding questions: obstructions and constructions.
Ballrooms I&II, 400 Level, BCC
Dusa McDuff*, Barnard College, Columbia University
(1096532197) 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Analysis and PDEs, III
Room 332, BCC
Organizers:
Tepper L. Gill, Howard University tgill@howard.edu
Daniel A. Williams, Howard University

1:00 p.m.
Strichartz Inequality for Orthonormal Functions.
Elliott H Lieb*, Princeton University
(109691360) 
2:00 p.m.
On thresholds for scattering and blow up in the nonlinear Schroedinger equation.
Svetlana Roudenko*, The George Washington University
(1096351515) 
2:30 p.m.
A New Approach to Soliton Stability for the KdV Equation.
Brian Pigott, Wake Forest University
Sarah Raynor*, Wake Forest University
(1096352292) 
3:00 p.m.
New monotonicity formulas and the optimal regularity in the Signorini problem with variable coefficients.
Mariana Smit Vega Garcia*, Purdue University
Nicola Garofalo, Universita' di Padova
(109600293) 
3:30 p.m.
Regularization of nonautonomous illposed problems from linear to quasilinear.
Matthew A Fury*, Penn State Abington
(109647974)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, II
Room 310, BCC
Organizers:
Angel Kumchev, Towson University akumchev@towson.edu
Scott Parsell, West Chester University
Gang Yu, Kent State University

1:00 p.m.
The range of Carmichael's universal exponent function.
Kevin Ford*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Florian Luca, Fundación Marcos Moshinsky, Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares UNAM
Carl Pomerance, Dartmouth College
(109611215) 
1:30 p.m.
On the reciprocal sum of primes dividing Mersenne numbers.
Zebediah Engberg*, Dartmouth College
(109611970) 
2:00 p.m.
The primes that Euclid forgot.
Enrique Treviño*, Lake Forest College
Paul P Pollack, University of Georgia
(1096112552) 
2:30 p.m.
Abelian surfaces over finite fields with prescribed groups.
Chantal David, Concordia University
Derek Garton, Portland State University
Zachary Scherr, University of Pennsylvania
Arul Shankar, Harvard University
Ethan Smith, Liberty University
Lola Thompson*, Oberlin College
(109611493) 
3:00 p.m.
Sieve weights in the GPY method and small gaps between primes.
James Maynard*, Universite de Montreal
(109611441) 
3:30 p.m.
Small gaps between primes: A new method.
Yitang Zhang*, University of New Hampshire
(1096112529)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Big Data: Mathematical and Statistical Modeling, Tools, Services, and Training
Room 317, BCC
Organizers:
Ivo Dinov, University of California Los Angeles dinov@stat.ucla.edu

1:00 p.m.
Big Data Challenges in Neuroimaging, Informatics and Genomics Computing.
Ivo D Dinov*, University of Michigan and UCLA
Arthur W Toga, University of Southern California
(10966827) 
1:30 p.m.
Mathematical Challenges in Causal Inference with Emphasis on Transportability and External Validity.
Elias Bareinboim*, University of California, Los Angeles
Judea Pearl, University of California, Los Angeles
(1096622468) 
2:00 p.m.
Hidden Markov Model for High Frequency Data.
Nguyet T Nguyen*, Florida State University
(1096622312) 
2:30 p.m.
Consensus Spectral Techniques and Machine Learning.
Jeff Randell Knisley*, East Tennessee State University
(1096621122) 
3:00 p.m.
Covariance Matrix Adaptation Evolution Strategy for Link Prediction in Dynamic Social Networks.
Catherine A. Bliss*, University of Vermont
Morgan R Frank, University of Vermont
Chris M Danforth, University of Vermont
Peter S Dodds, University of Vermont
(1096651009) 
3:30 p.m.
My Life as a Tweet Word.
John Ensley*, Brown University
James Abello, Rutgers University
Mika Sumida, Yale University
(1096682249)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #2: Part A
CATALST: Introductory statistics using randomization and bootstrap methods.
Room 342, BCC
Presenters:
Andrew Zieffler, University of Minnesota
Robert delMas, University of Minnesota
Nicola Parker, University of Minnesota 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Complex Dynamics, II (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

1:00 p.m.
Random iteration in $CP^k$.
Turgay Bayraktar*, Indiana University
(109637411) 
1:30 p.m.
Rational maps on ${\mathbf P}^2$ with invariant two form, piecewise linear maps on ${\mathbf R}^2$, and the rotation number.
JanLi Lin*, University of Notre Dame
(1096372015) 
2:00 p.m.
New Geometric Proof of Lambda Lemma.
Tanya Firsova*, Stony Brook University
(1096372391) 
2:30 p.m.
Fatou components of Chebyshevlike maps.
Joshua P Bowman*, Smith College
(1096371308) 
3:00 p.m.
Trees of spheres and holomorphic dynamics.
Matthieu Arfeux*, Institut Mathematique de Toulouse (France)
(109637460) 
3:30 p.m.
Analytic and algebraic stability.
Laura G DeMarco*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1096372590)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractal Geometry: Mathematics of Fractals and Related Topics, I
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.
Discussion 
1:30 p.m.
Hausdorff dimension of a certain measure.
Murat Akman*, University of Kentucky
John Lewis, University of Kentucky
Andrew Vogel, Syracuse University
(10963589) 
2:00 p.m.
Vector analysis for Dirichlet forms on fractals.
Alexander Teplyaev*, University of Connecticut
Michael Hinz, Bielefeld University
Daniel Kelleher, University of Connecticut
(1096461876) 
2:30 p.m.
Magnetic operators on resistance spaces.
Luke Rogers*, University of Connecticut
(1096462477) 
3:00 p.m.
Bounded variation conditions and absolutely continuous spectrum.
Milivoje Lukic*, Rice University
(109647459) 
3:30 p.m.
Fredholm modules and spectral triples associated with hyperbolic groupoids.
Volodymyr Nekrashevych*, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
(1096371038)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, II (a Mathematics Research Communities Session)
Room 321, BCC
Organizers:
Tariq Aougab, Yale University
Curt Kent, University of Toronto
Sang Rae Lee, Texas A&M University
Emily Stark, Tufts University emily.stark@tufts.edu

1:00 p.m.
Hyperbolicity of the Cyclic Splitting Complex.
Brian Mann*, University of Utah
(109651949) 
1:30 p.m.
Subfactor projections for Out($F_n$).
Samuel J Taylor*, University of Texas, Austin
(1096201151) 
2:00 p.m.
Quasiisometry rigidity for rightangled Artin group with finite outer automorphism group.
Jingyin Huang*, New York University
(1096201936) 
2:30 p.m.
Stable commutator length in BaumslagSolitar groups.
Matt Clay, University of Arkansas
Max Forester, The University of Oklahoma
Joel Louwsma*, The University of Oklahoma
(109620608) 
3:00 p.m.
Finiteness Properties of Arithmetic Groups.
Brendan Kelly*, University of Utah
(1096221810) 
3:30 p.m.
Acylindrically hyperbolic groups.
Michael Hull*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1096202725)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Homological and Characteristic p Methods in Commutative Algebra, I
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.
Residual Intersections and Duality.
David Eisenbud*, MSRI/University of California, Berkeley
(1096131415) 
1:30 p.m.
Depth of modules at non sharply $F$pure centers and basechange for the relative canonical sheaf.
Zsolt Patakfalvi*, Princeton Universtiy
Karl Schwede, Pennsylvania State University
(1096442038) 
2:00 p.m.
Ideals Generated by Principal Minors.
A. K. Wheeler*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(1096131620) 
2:30 p.m.
The Closure of a Linear Space in $(\mathbb{P}^1)^n$.
Adam Boocher*, University of California Berkeley
Federico Ardila, San Francisco State University
(109613409) 
3:00 p.m.
Nonsimplicial decompositions of Betti diagrams of complete intersections.
Branden Stone*, Bard College
Courtney Gibbons, Hamilton College
Jack Jeffries, University of Utah
Sarah Mayes, Quest University Canada
Claudiu Raicu, Princeton University
Bryan White, University of New Mexico
(1096131831) 
3:30 p.m.
Applications of CI Matrix Factorizations.
Irena Peeva*, Cornell University
David Eisenbud, UC Berleley and MSRI
(109613377)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, I
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.
Models for infinity prop(erad)s.
Marcy Robertson*, University of Western Ontario
Philip Hackney, Stockholm University
Donald Yau, Ohio State Newark
(1096551645) 
1:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Formal Hecke algebras and algebraic oriented cohomology theories.
Alex Hoffnung*, Temple University
Jose MalagonLopez, University of Toronto Mississauga
Alistair Savage, University of Ottawa
Kirill Zainoulline, University of Ottawa
(1096161800) 
2:00 p.m.
Recent work in Homotopy Type Theory.
Steve Awodey*, Carnegie Mellon University
(109603417) 
2:30 p.m.
Homotopy coherent adjunctions.
Emily Riehl*, Harvard University
(1096181432) 
3:00 p.m.
Bousfield Localization and Commutative Monoids.
David White*, Wesleyan University
(1096551516) 
3:30 p.m.
Additional Structure on the Category of Mackey Functors.
Kristen Luise Mazur*, Lafayette College
(1096551014)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Hyperplane Arrangements and Applications, III
Room 318, BCC
Organizers:
Takuro Abe, Kyoto University
Max Wakefield, United States Naval Academy wakefiel@usna.edu
Masahiko Yoshinaga, Hokkaido University

1:00 p.m.
Logarithmic vector fields and curve configurations in the projective plane.
Hal Schenck*, University of Illinois
Hiroaki Terao, Hokkaido University
Masahiko Yoshinaga, Hokkaido University
(1096141200) 
1:30 p.m.
Classification of Factored GainGraphic Hyperplane Arrangements.
Jackie Kaminski*, Juniata College
(1096052262) 
2:00 p.m.
an oriented matroid with a disconnected realization space.
Yasuyuki Tsukamoto*, Department of Human Coexistence, Kyoto University
(1096051901) 
2:30 p.m.
Arrangements with quadratic complete intersection OrlikTerao algebras.
Graham Denham, Western University
Mehdi Garrousian*, University of Windsor
Stefan Tohaneanu, University of Idaho
(1096151325) 
3:00 p.m.
A construction for canonical systems of basic invariants for reflection groups.
Norihiro Nakashima*, Hokkaido University
(1096161290) 
3:30 p.m.
Ideals generated by products of linear forms.
Stefan O Tohaneanu*, University of Idaho
(109613615)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Logic and Probability, III
Room 319, BCC
Organizers:
Wesley Calvert, Southern Illinois University
Doug Cenzer, University of Florida
Johanna Franklin, University of Connecticut johanna.franklin@uconn.edu
Valentina Harizanov, George Washington University

1:00 p.m.
Effective fractal dimensions for point processes.
Jan S Reimann*, Pennsylvania State University
(1096601236) 
1:30 p.m.
Points and Lines, Randomness and Dimension.
Jack H. Lutz*, Iowa State University
(1096031435) 
2:00 p.m.
Schnorr randomness for noncomputable measures.
Jason M Rute*, Pennsylvania State University
(1096032014) 
2:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Dimension of the intersection of a translation of a subset of the reals by a MartinLof random real with the set of all numbers with a given constructive dimension .
R. Daniel Mauldin*, University of North Texas
(1096032208) 
3:00 p.m.
Algorithmic Randomness in Ergodic Theory.
Johanna Franklin, University of Connecticut
Henry P Towsner*, University of Pennsylvania
(1096031208) 
3:30 p.m.
MartinLöf random Brownian motion.
Kelty Allen*, University of California, Berkeley
(1096031073)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Mathematics and Effective Thinking, II
Room 307, BCC
Organizers:
Michael Starbird, University of Texas Austin starbird@math.utexas.edu

1:00 p.m.
Mathematical writing and effective thinking.
Paul Zorn*, St. Olaf College
(1096AF861) 
1:30 p.m.
On The Elements of Style.
Katherine Socha*, Math for America
(1096AF801) 
2:00 p.m.
Think Before You Speak: using presentations and prepared questions to promote effective thinking.
Deborah J Bergstrand*, Swarthmore College
(1096AF1443) 
2:30 p.m.
What is the Definition of Definition? and Other Conundrums.
Carol Schumacher*, Kenyon College
(1096AF695) 
3:00 p.m.
Thinking about Mathematics and Meaning.
Francis Edward Su*, Harvey Mudd College
(1096AF1235) 
3:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion on Mathematics and Effective Thinking.

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on My Favorite Graph Theory Conjectures, II
Room 314, BCC
Organizers:
Craig Larson, Virginia Commonwealth University clarson@vcu.edu
Ralucca Gera, Naval Postgraduate School

1:00 p.m.
Circuit double cover conjecture.
CunQuan Zhang*, West Virginia University
(1096051316) 
1:30 p.m.
Selected extremal problems in graph theory.
Douglas B. West*, Zhejiang Normal University and University of Illinois
(109605386) 
2:00 p.m.
Some of my (and other people's) favorite conjectures on chromatic topological graph theory.
Joan P. Hutchinson*, Macalester College
(1096051156) 
2:30 p.m.
Competition Graphs and Food Webs: Some of My Favorite Conjectures.
Fred S Roberts*, Rutgers University
(109605590) 
3:00 p.m.
Folkman Numbers: Some Results and Open Questions.
Stanisław P. Radziszowski*, Department of Computer Science, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1096051300) 
3:30 p.m.
The MetaConjecture for median graphs.
Henry Martyn Mulder*, Econometrisch Instituut, Erasmus Universiteit, Rotterdam
(109605300)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Systems: Polynomial Equations, Nonlinear PDEs, and Applications, III
Room 328, BCC
Organizers:
Wenrui Hao, University of Notre Dame whao@nd.edu

1:00 p.m.
Numerical algebraic geometry over number fields.
Andrew Sommese*, University of Notre Dame
(1096141040) 
1:30 p.m.
Applications of Numerical Real Algebraic Geometry to Kinematics.
Charles W. Wampler*, General Motors R&D
(109614722) 
2:00 p.m.
The numerical factorization of polynomials.
Wenyuan Wu, Chongqing Institute of Green and Intelligent Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zhonggang Zeng*, Northeastern Illinois University
(1096651370) 
2:30 p.m.
Linkage disequilibrium between independently assorting loci, via numerical algebraic geometry.
Jesse W Drendel, Colorado State University
Michael F Antolin, Colorado State University
Daniel J Bates*, Colorado State University
Patrick D Shipman, Colorado State University
Simon J. Tavener, Colorado State University
(109692951) 
3:00 p.m.
Homotopy continuation and signal decomposition.
Jonathan D Hauenstein*, North Carolina State University
Alessandra Bernardi, Universita di Torino
Noah S Daleo, North Carolina State University
(1096651015) 
3:30 p.m.
Path tracking algorithms for homotopy continuation methods in weighted projective spaces.
Tianran Chen*, Michigan State University
TienYien Li, Michigan State University
(1096651683)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Progress in Free Analysis and Free Probability, I
Room 301, BCC
Organizers:
Dmitry KaliuzhnyiVerbovetskyi, Drexel University dmitryk@math.drexel.edu
Todd Kemp, University of California San Diego

1:00 p.m.
Quantum symmetric states on free product C$^*$algebras.
Kenneth J. Dykema, Texas A&M University
Claus Koestler*, University College Cork, Ireland
John D. Williams, Texas A&M University
(1096461852) 
2:00 p.m.
On Second Order Fluctuations for Some Classes of Random Matrices.
Mihai Popa*, University of Texas at San Antonio
James A Mingo, Queen's University
Yong Jiao, Central South University
(1096472410) 
2:30 p.m.
Choquet simplices of quantum symmetric states.
Yoann Dabrowski, Universite ClaudeBernard (Lyon I)
Ken Dykema*, Texas A&M University
Claus Koestler, University College, Cork
Kunal Mukjherjee, Indian Institute of Technology Madras
John D. Williams, Texas A&M University
(1096461768) 
3:00 p.m.
Infinite Divisibility and Semigroups Indexed by Completely Positive Maps in Free Probability.
John D. Williams*, Texas A&M University
(1096471933) 
3:30 p.m.
Asymptotics of looped cumulant lattices.
Jonathan Novak*, MIT
(109646906)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Progress in Geometric and Complex Analysis, III
Room 302, BCC
Organizers:
Zheng Huang, City University of New York, Graduate Center and College of Staten Island zheng.huang@csi.cuny.edu
Longzhi Lin, Rutgers University
Marcello Lucia, City University of New York, Graduate Center and College of Staten Island

1:00 p.m.
Geometry and topology of noncompact, complete, finite volume, Riemannian $4$manifolds $M$ with sectional curvature $1<K<0$.
Grigori Avramidi, Utah University
Tam Nguyen Phan, Binghamton University
Yunhui Wu*, Rice University
(109653753) 
1:30 p.m.
Topological type of Limit Laminations of Embedded Minimal Disks.
Jacob Bernstein*, Johns Hopkins University
Giuseppe Tinaglia, King's College London
(109653637) 
2:00 p.m.
Linear stability of gradient shrinking Ricci solitons.
Chenxu He*, University of Oklahoma
HuaiDong Cao, Lehigh University
(109653721) 
2:30 p.m.
The Hyperplane is the Only Stable, Smooth Solution to the Isoperimetric Problem in Gaussian Space.
Matthew McGonagle*, Johns Hopkins University
John Ross, Johns Hopkins University
(109653668) 
3:00 p.m.
Connected sum construction of constant $Q$curvature manifolds in higher dimensions.
YuehJu Lin*, University of Notre Dame
(109653655) 
3:30 p.m.
Conformally flat, constant $Q$curvature metrics with isolated singularities.
Jesse Ratzkin*, University of Cape Town
(109653675)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Progress in Multivariable Operator Theory, I
Room 331, BCC
Organizers:
Ron Douglas, Texas A&M University
Michael Jury, University of Florida mjury@ufl.edu

1:00 p.m.
Determinantal representations of stable polynomials.
Hugo J Woerdeman*, Drexel University
(1096471305) 
1:30 p.m.
Determinantal representations of semihyperbolic polynomials.
Greg Knese*, Washington University in St. Louis
(1096151567) 
2:00 p.m.
TwoVariable Transfer Function Realizations and Agler Kernels.
Kelly Bickel*, Georgia Institute of Techonology
Greg Knese, Washington University in St. Louis
(1096461633) 
2:30 p.m.
Multidimensional linear systems and multivariable weighted Bergman spaces.
Joseph A Ball*, Virginia Tech
(109647613) 
3:00 p.m.
Multipliers of embedded discs.
Kenneth R. Davidson*, University of Waterloo
Michael Hartz, University of Waterloo
Orr M. Shalit, BenGurion University of the Negev
(1096471295) 
3:30 p.m.
The noncommutative lifting principle.
J E Pascoe*, UCSD
(1096471225)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Regularity Problem for Nonlinear PDEs Modeling Fluids and Complex Fluids, II (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

1:00 p.m.
Invariant Manifolds for Euler Equations and related equations.
Zhiwu Lin*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1096351926) 
1:30 p.m.
IllPosedness Issues for Truncated Series Models of Water Waves.
David Ambrose*, Drexel University
Jerry Bona, University of Illinois at Chicago
David Nicholls, University of Illinois at Chicago
(109635267) 
2:00 p.m.
Existence and regularity of invariant measures for the three dimensional stochastic primitive equations.
Nathan GlattHoltz, Virginia Tech
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California
Vlad Vicol*, Princeton University
Mohammed Ziane, University of Southern California
(1096351460) 
2:30 p.m.
Regularity "in large" for the 3D Salmon's planetary geostrophic model of ocean dynamics.
Chongsheng Cao, Florida International University
Edriss S. Titi*, Weizmann Institute of Science and The University of California  Irvine
(1096351011) 
3:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Stability of Solutions to the Dissipative QuasiGeostrophic Equation.
Mimi Dai*, University of Illinois Chicago
(109635474) 
3:30 p.m.
Change of phase for the humid atmosphere.
Roger M Temam*, Indiana University
Michele Coti Zelati, Indiana University
(109676825)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Symplectic and Contact Structures on Manifolds with Special Holonomy, III
Room 320, BCC
Organizers:
Sergey Grigorian, University of Texas Pan American
Sema Salur, University of Rochester salur@math.rochester.edu
Albert J. Todd, University of California, Riverside

1:00 p.m.
The helicity invariant and topological strictly contact dynamics.
Peter Spaeth*, Penn State University, Altoona
(109653135) 
1:30 p.m.
Cylindrical contact homology as a welldefined homology?
Joanna Nelson*, Barnard College, Columbia University
(109653680) 
2:00 p.m.
On SFT invariants of the complements of ample normal crossing divisors in projective varieties.
Khoa Lu Nguyen*, Stanford
(109651557) 
2:30 p.m.
Sasaki join, transverse Hamiltonian 2forms, and SasakiEinstein metrics.
Charles P Boyer*, University of New Mexico
(1096531379) 
3:30 p.m.
BachMaxwell Equations and Extremal Kähler Metrics.
Caner Koca*, Vanderbilt University
(1096531267)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Graph Theory: Structure and Symmetry, I
Room 330, BCC
Organizers:
Jonathan L. Gross, Columbia University
Thomas W. Tucker, Colgate University ttucker@colgate.edu

1:00 p.m.
Enumerating regular objects with a given automorphism group.
Martin Downs, Phoenix, Arizona
Gareth A. Jones*, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
(1096051539) 
1:30 p.m.
Pseudoorientability versus orientability.
Antonio Breda d'Azevedo*, University of Aveiro
(1096051152) 
2:00 p.m.
Infinite regular median graphs.
Wilfried Imrich*, Department Mathematics and Information Technology, Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria
(1096051337) 
2:30 p.m.
Growth Rates of FaceHomogeneous Planar Tessellations.
Stephen J. Graves, University of Texas at Tyler
Mark E. Watkins*, Syracuse University
(1096051068) 
3:00 p.m.
Graph coverings and harmonic functions on graphs.
Roman Nedela*, Slovak Academy of Sciences
(1096052144) 
3:30 p.m.
Classical mathematical structures within topological graph theory.
Oliver R Knill*, Harvard University
(109605873)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Tropical and Nonarchimedean Analytic Geometry, II (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

1:00 p.m.
Tropical Morse functions and their homological mirrors.
Gabriel D Kerr*, Kansas State University
(1096511576) 
1:30 p.m.
The skeleton of the Jacobian, the Jacobian of the skeleton, and lifting meromorphic functions from tropical to algebraic curves.
Matt Baker*, Georgia Tech
Joe Rabinoff, Georgia Tech
(1096141272) 
2:00 p.m.
Algorithms for Mumford curves: period matrix and canonical embedding.
Ralph Morrison, University of California, Berkeley
Qingchun Ren*, University of California, Berkeley
(1096141445) 
2:30 p.m.
Algorithms for Mumford Curves: Good Starting Data.
Ralph E Morrison*, UC Berkeley
Qingchun Ren, UC Berkeley
(109614993) 
3:00 p.m.
Faithful Tropicalization of Abelian Varieties.
Tyler Foster, University of Michigan
Joseph Rabinoff, Georgia Institute of Technology
Farbod Shokrieh*, Cornell University
Alejandro Soto, University of Regensburg
(109614450) 
3:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Classical and nonarchimedean spaces.
Andrew Joseph Dudzik*, UC Berkeley
(1096541453)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #5: Part A
Using randomization methods to build conceptual understanding of statistical inference.
Room 343, BCC
Presenters:
Robin H. Lock, St. Lawrence University
Patti Frazer Lock, St. Lawrence University
Kari Lock Morgan, Duke University
Eric Frazer Lock, Duke University
Dennis Frazer Lock, Iowa State University 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse: #14: Part B
Visualizing projective geometry through photographs and perspective drawings.
Room 344, BCC
Presenters:
Annalisa Crannell, Franklin & Marshall College
Marc Frantz, Indiana University Bloomington
Fumiko Futamura, Southwestern University 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Difference Equations, Approximations, Sequences, and Special Functions
Room 305, BCC

1:00 p.m.
The Spectral Analysis of the Exceptional Jacobi Differential Expression for Extreme Parameter Choices.
Jessica D. Stewart*, Baylor University
Lance L. Littlejohn, Baylor University
Constanze Liaw, Baylor University
(1096331780) 
1:15 p.m.
Lacunary Statistical and Sliding Window Convergence for Measurable Functions.
Jeff Connor*, Ohio University
Ekrem Savas, Istanbul Ticaret University
(109640679) 
1:30 p.m.
Regular Families of Interpolators on Scattered Data.
Jeff Ledford*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(109641779) 
1:45 p.m.
{\bf Mean value of entire functions of exponential type}.
Tariq M Qazi*, Virginia State University
(1096411546) 
2:00 p.m.
BeurlingSelberg Extremal Problems in de Branges Spaces.
Mark A Spanier*, North Dakota State University
(1096411804) 
2:15 p.m.
Using Osculatory Smoothing Splines To Approximate The Solutions To Ordinary Differential Equations.
Kendall A Gillies*, Texas Tech University
Clyde F Martin, Texas Tech University
(1096412190) 
2:30 p.m.
A Generalized Linear Functional Equation Defined on Groups.
Heather B. Hunt*, University of Louisville
Prasanna K. Sahoo, University of Louisville
(1096391652) 
2:45 p.m.
Weak Enveloping and Global Attractors for Periodic Dynamical Systems.
Justin Wright*, Plymouth State University
(1096392097) 
3:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Dynamics and Estimation of Parameters in a Discrete Time Model linking Unemployment and Inflation.
Mingfei Li, Bentley University
Mihaela Predescu*, Bentley University
(1096392212) 
3:15 p.m.
Stochastic Persistence in a ContestCompetition Model with Allee Effect.
Eddy A Kwessi*, Trinity University
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University
George Livatiodis, Southwest Research Institute
David Ribble, Trinity University
Laila Assas, Umm AlQura University
(1096391366) 
3:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Applications of stability analysis of model ecosystems to problems in sustainability and collapse.
Harold M Hastings*, Simon's Rock College and Hofstra University
(1096392662) 
3:45 p.m.
On the discrete analogous to one initialboundary value problem to nonlinear diffusion equation.
Mikheil Tutberidze*, Ilia State University
(1096392307) 
4:00 p.m.
A number theoretic twist on second order recurrence relations.
John R Greene*, University of Minnesota Duluth
(1096391189)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on History of Mathematical Communities
Room 337, BCC
Organizers:
Amy ShellGellasch, Montgomery College amy.shellgellasch@montgomerycollege.edu
Linda McGuire, Muhlenberg College

1:00 p.m.
Where Zijes Went: The Travels of Astronomical Tables in Medieval Islam.
Glen R Van Brummelen*, Quest University
(1096E31382) 
1:20 p.m.
The Mathematics Class at the Berlin Academy in the 18th Century.
Lawrence D'Antonio*, Ramapo College
(1096E31487) 
1:40 p.m.
The "PartlyVisible" College: Euler and the mathematical community in the 18th century.
Dominic Klyve*, Central Washington University
(1096E32220) 
2:00 p.m.
History of Mathematics in Punjab.
Satish C Bhatnagar*, University of Nevada Las Vegas
(1096E31253) 
2:20 p.m.
Origins and National Character of the Polish School of Mathematics in preWWII Lwow, Warszawa, and Krakow.
Emelie A. Kenney*, Siena College
(1096E3532) 
2:40 p.m.
Time and Place: Sustaining the American Mathematical Community.
Della Dumbaugh*, University of Richmond
(1096E3484) 
3:00 p.m.
Queering Mathematical History: A Queer Genealogy of the Mathematical Community, Bourbaki.
Kat Rands*, Elon University
(1096E32751) 
3:20 p.m.
The NCTM Oral History Project: Documenting Community Memory of Mathematics Education in the United States.
Penny H. Dunham*, Muhlenberg College
(1096E396) 
3:40 p.m.
40+ Years of the AWM (Association for Women in Mathematics): The History of AWM and the AWM Archives.
Sarah J Greenwald*, Appalachian State University
(1096E3221) 
4:00 p.m.
An incident in planning national meetings for the mathematical community.
James J. Tattersall*, Providence College
Kenneth A. Ross, University of Oregon
(1096E31586)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Is Mathematics the Language of Science?
Room 340, BCC
Organizers:
Carl Behrens, Alexandria, VA cbehrens@crs.loc.gov
Thomas Drucker, University of WisconsinWhitewater
Dan Sloughter, Furman University

1:00 p.m.
Mathematics Is a Science in its Own Right.
Carl E. Behrens*, Alexandria, VA
(1096G11195) 
1:30 p.m.
The Mathematics of Quantum Mechanics: Making the Math Fit the Philosophy.
James R Henderson*, University of PittsburghTitusville
(1096G1149) 
2:00 p.m.
A group theory perspective of mathematical constructs in physics.
Horia I. Petrache*, Department of Physics, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
(1096G12359) 
2:30 p.m.
The Roots Of Kalmár's Empiricism.
Mate Szabo*, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Philosophy
(1096G1842) 
3:00 p.m.
No surprise for the effectiveness of mathematics in the natural sciences.
Ruggero Ferro*, University of Verona, Italy
(1096G12034) 
3:30 p.m.
Mathematics as an Emergent Feature of the Physical Universe.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(1096G1743) 
3:55 p.m.
A New Look at Wigner's `The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics in the Natural Sciences'.
Jeff Buechner*, Rutgers UniversityNewark & Saul Kripke Center, CUNY
(1096G11414)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.1:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Interdisciplinary Topics
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.
Modeling the Reliability of a Hydrogen Gas Nanosensor.
Kristin McCullough*, Grand View University
Nader Ebrahimi, Northern Illinois University
Zhili Xiao, Northern Illinois University
(1096VD2425) 
1:15 p.m.
Parameter Estimation of Tumor Growth Model.
Breanne M Hatfield*, Minot State University
Narayan Thapa, Minot State University
(1096VD1767) 
1:30 p.m.
Patients with Advanced Cancer and their Survival in a Rural Community: The Impact of Hospice Services.
Veera Holdai*, Salisbury University
David Eric Cowall, Coastal Hospice, Inc
(1096VD1164) 
1:45 p.m.
Modeling the Energy Level of Hydrogen Using the Schrödinger Equation.
Johannah M Miller*, Minot State University
Narayan Thapa, Minot State University
(1096VD533)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Research in Geometry and Linear Algebra
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.
Uniform Edge$c$Colorings of the Archimedean Tilings.
Casey Mann*, University of Washington Bothell
Laura Asaro, East Central University
John Hyde, The University of Texas at Tyler
Melanie Jensen, Tulane University
Tyler Schroeder, North Central College
(1096VM2714) 
1:15 p.m.
On some $3$way transportation polytopes.
Bernd Sing*, The University of the West Indies, Barbados
(1096VM2527) 
1:30 p.m.
Computer Models of NegativelyCurved Surfaces.
Benjamin H DeMeo*, Williams College
Chaim GoodmanStrauss, University of Arkansas
Matthew Cole, University of Notre Dame
Diana Davis, Brown University
(1096VM2386) 
1:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The Construction of Faces of $\rm{CP}_{2}$.
Andrew J. Klimas*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(1096VM2134) 
2:00 p.m.
Two old geometrical chestnuts revisited.
Ivko M Dimitric*, Pennsylvania State University Fayette
(1096VM1988) 
2:15 p.m.
Some inequalities on Riemannian submersion and isometric immersions.
Yun Myung Oh*, Andrews University
(1096VM1784) 
2:30 p.m.
Determining Properties of Semifields by Investigating Their Cubical Arrays.
Kelly Aman*, University of Texas at Arlington
(1096VM1178) 
2:45 p.m.
On the Hausdorff dimension of padic Cantor sets.
William C Abram, Hillsdale College
Artem Bolshakov*, University of Texas at Dallas
(1096VM1146) 
3:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Hadwiger's Theorem for Functions.
Matthew L. Wright*, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota
(1096VM751) 
3:15 p.m.
Generalized SignedRank Estimation for Nonlinear Models with Multidimensional Indices.
Brice M. Nguelifack*, Auburn University
Eddy A. Kwessi, Trinity University
Asheber Abebe, Auburn University
(1096VM197) 
3:30 p.m.
Spectrally Arbitrary Patterns and Algebraic Solutions.
Timothy C Melvin*, Washington State University and Carroll College
(1096VM362) 
3:45 p.m.
Classical Linear Optimization in an Abstract Setting.
Tien Chih*, University of Montana
(1096VM2226) 
4:00 p.m.
Electronic Computation of Simple Perfect Squared Squares.
Joseph F DiNatale*, Armstrong Atlantic State University
(1096VM2254)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Research in Graph Theory and Combinatorics, III
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.
On Distributive Cross Section Lattices of $\mathcal{J}$irreducible Reductive Monoids.
Stephen M. Adams*, North Carolina State University
(1096VN1731) 
1:15 p.m.
Aperiodic Binary Strings.
Zachary George Pochiba*, Washington & Jefferson College
Sean Leavor, Washington & Jefferson College
(1096VN1656) 
1:30 p.m.
Bounds on the Maximum Number of Minimum Dominating Sets.
Samuel Connolly*, University of Pennsylvania
Zachary Gabor, Haverford College
Anant Godbole, East Tennessee State University
Bill Kay, Emory University
(1096VN1473) 
1:45 p.m.
OddNeighbored Subsets.
Ralph P. Grimaldi*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1096VN1216) 
2:00 p.m.
The Flag Descent Algebra.
Matthew Moynihan*, The College of Wooster
(1096VN2613) 
2:15 p.m.
Finding monochromatic $ K^{3} $ shapes within a complete, unweighted graph with variable cedgecoloring.
Marilyn Titus*, Bentonville, Arkansas
(1096VN32) 
2:30 p.m.
Enumeration of bipartite graphs and blocks.
Andrew R GainerDewar*, Carleton College
(1096VN442) 
2:45 p.m.
Exploiting Connections Between Graph Theory and Finite Geometry.
Elizabeth LaneHarvard*, Colorado State University
Tim Penttila, Colorado State University
(1096VN445) 
3:00 p.m.
Universal and Overlap Cycles.
Kai Orans*, Pomona College
Adam D. King, University of Louisville
Amanda N. Laubmeier, University of Arizona
(1096VN962) 
3:15 p.m.
Enclosings of $\lambda$fold $5$cycle systems.
John Asplund*, Auburn University
C. A. Rodger, Auburn University
Melissa Keranen, Michigan Technological University
(1096VN799) 
3:30 p.m.
Some Consequences of a New Bijective Proof of the shapeWilfequivalence of 231 and 312.
Jonathan S Bloom*, Dartmouth College
(1096VN782) 
3:45 p.m.
Dominating Sets in $Cay(\mathbb{Z}_{n},{ \pm 1,\pm 3, \pm 5, ... , \pm (2k1) })$.
Jon Woltz*, Kennesaw State University
Matthew Lee Force, Kennesaw State University
Joe DeMaio, Kennesaw State University
(1096VN712) 
4:00 p.m.
Connections between Hamming codes over $q$element fields and Singer block designs.
Bud Brown*, Virginia Tech
(1096VN628)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Mathematics Education
Room 311, BCC

1:00 p.m.
Student Profiling and Mathematical Models for MOOCs.
Mika K Seppala*, Florida State University
(1096971631) 
1:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Investigating Strategies when designing Geometry in Art as an Online Course, student's attitudes, and achievement.
Pamela Lowry*, Lawrence Technological University
(1096511182) 
1:30 p.m.
Visually Verifying Homework Problems in Multivariable Calculus.
Paul E. Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
(1096972659) 
1:45 p.m.
Teaching and Learning Differential Equations for Engineers through Modelling and Technology.
Ruth Rodriguez*, Tecnologico de Monterrey
(1096972598) 
2:00 p.m.
Teaching in College without Calculator.
Mulugeta Markos*, North Carolina Wesleyan College
Bishal Karanjit, North Carolina Wesleyan College
(109697238) 
2:15 p.m.
From the Spiral Program at UMCP: Research projects suitable for students after completing a first course in mathematical proofs.
Kenneth R Berg*, University of Maryland, College Park
(1096971369) 
2:30 p.m.
Mathematical Fidelity of Virtual Manipulatives: Teacher Candidates' Perceptions.
Mara Alagic*, Wichita State University
(1096972736) 
2:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Investigating Statistical Concepts, Applications and Methods using Minitab.
Julie M Clark*, Hollins University
(109662808) 
3:00 p.m.
Using Knitting To Construct Seamless Regular and SemiRegular Polyhedra.
Rebecca Plassmann*, Central Oregon Community College
(1096002695) 
3:15 p.m.
MArTH Madness: Building a Culture of Creating Math Through Art at Saint Ann's School.
Anna Weltman*, Saint Ann's School
(1096971791) 
3:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Communicating snapshots of news from contemporary mathematics  an ongoing study carried out in senior highschools in Israel.
Nitsa B. MovshovitzHadar*, Technion  Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
(109697323) 
3:45 p.m.
Problems and methods that develop creativity.
Ellina Grigorieva*, TWU
(109697693)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Numerical Methods and Computing, II
Room 313, BCC

1:00 p.m.
A new a posteriori error estimate for numerical solutions of the radiative transport equation.
Joseph A Eichholz*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1096651943) 
1:15 p.m.
Fast Solution Methods for the SpaceTime Fractional Diffusion Equations.
Treena Basu*, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
Hong Wang, University of South Carolina
(1096651467) 
1:30 p.m.
ComputerAssisted Proof of Periodic Solutions of ODE and PDE systems.
A. R. Hungria*, University of Delaware
J. D. Mireles James, Rutgers University
J. P. Lessard, Laval University, Quebec City, Canada
(109665725) 
1:45 p.m.
Regularized Restoration for Two Dimensional BandLimited Signals.
Weidong Chen*, University of Georgia
(109665396) 
2:00 p.m.
DataFitted Generic Second Order Macroscopic Traffic Flow Models and Model Accuracy on Real Data.
Shimao Fan*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(109665622) 
2:15 p.m.
The Mathematics of Hierarchical Tsplines.
Emily J Evans*, Brigham Young University
Michael A. Scott, Brigham Young University
(1096651181) 
2:30 p.m.
Fuzzy Logic: A Departure from Mathematical Modeling to Computing Problem Solving.
Atma R. Sahu*, Coppin State University
(109665847) 
2:45 p.m.
New Fibonacci Type Collocation Approach for nth Order Uncertain Differential Equations.
S. Chakraverty*, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha, India
Smita Tapaswini, National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha, India
(1096651359) 
3:00 p.m.
Guaranteed Adaptive, Automatic, Quadrature.
Fred J. Hickernell*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(109665499) 
3:15 p.m.
Analyzing the Errors of an Extension of Wilkinson's Iterative Refinement or Improvement Algorithm.
Abdramane Serme*, BMCC/CUNYThe City University of New York
Jean W. Richard, BMCC/CUNYThe City University of New York
(1096652528) 
3:30 p.m.
A Reduction Method For Matrix Pairs with Application to Tikhonov Regularization.
Xuebo Yu*, Kent State University
Lothar Reichel, Kent State University
(1096651355) 
3:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The Universal Algebra Calculator at the command line and in the cloud.
William DeMeo*, University of South Carolina
(1096062287)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Optimization, Calculus of Variations, Nonlinear Programming
Room 304, BCC

1:00 p.m.
The LogConvex Density Conjecture.
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
(109649153) 
1:15 p.m.
Centroidal Voronoi Tessellations of Rigid Shapes: A Variational Perspective.
Lisa J Larsson*, McGill University
Rustum Choksi, McGill University
JeanChristophe Nave, McGill University
(109649185) 
1:30 p.m.
A LevenbergMarquardt method using Sobolev gradients.
Parimah Kazemi*, Beloit College
Robert Renka, University of North Texas
(109649531) 
1:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Continuous Newton Method for Elliptic Inverse Problems.
Corinne Teravainen*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1096492554) 
2:00 p.m.
Treatment of Single Special Constraint in the Framework of Interval Method for Global Optimization.
Mengyi Ying*, University of Alabama
Min Sun, University of Alabama
(1096491808) 
2:15 p.m.
Solution of delay systems in optimization problems by hybrid functions.
Mohsen Razzaghi*, Mississippi State University
(109649369) 
2:30 p.m.
Effect of convection on optimal design of a bar with attached mass.
John Matthews*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Boris Belinskiy, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
James W. Hiestand, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(1096491754) 
2:45 p.m.
Gradient and Extragradient Methods for Elliptic Inverse Problems with an Application to the Tumor Identification Problem.
Brian C Winkler*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1096491867) 
3:00 p.m.
Optimal Control of SIR Model with Education.
Hem Raj Joshi*, Xavier University, Cincinnati
(1096492448) 
3:15 p.m.
An Equation Error Approach for the Elasticity Imaging Inverse Problem for Predicting Tumor Location.
Erin R. Crossen*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1096492300) 
3:30 p.m.
Parameter Estimation for Atmospheric Vortices.
Lynn Raburn Greenleaf*, Stephen F. Austin State University
(1096491667) 
3:45 p.m.
A Characterization of the Reflected Quasipotential.
Kasie G Farlow*, USMA West Point
(1096491365) 
4:00 p.m.
Existence and Uniqueness of Solution of Second Order Hyperbolic Partial Differential Equation with Point Effect.
Narayan Thapa*, Minot
(1096492054) 
4:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On Handling Free Variables in Semidefinite Programming Using a PrimalDual Regularized InteriorPoint Method.
Ahad Dehghani*, Queen's University
JeanLouis Goffin, McGill University
Dominique Orban, Mathematics and Industrial Engineering Department Montreal Ecole Polytechnique
(1096492622)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Projects, Demonstrations, and Activities that Engage Liberal Arts Mathematics Students, III
Room 345, BCC
Organizers:
Sarah Mabrouk, Framingham State University smabrouk@framingham.edu

1:00 p.m.
Juggling as an Introduction to Mathematical Thinking.
Otis C. Wright, III*, Cedarville University
(1096J51214) 
1:20 p.m.
The Stable Marriage Problem in the Classroom.
Raymond N Greenwell*, Hofstra University
Daniel E Seabold, Hofstra University
(1096J5120) 
1:40 p.m.
Walking the Line.
Cathy W. Grilli*, Christian Brothers University
(1096J52370) 
2:00 p.m.
Adapting liberal arts mathematics handson activities to a largelecture format.
Darci L. Kracht*, Kent State University
(1096J52316) 
2:20 p.m.
Infographics Activities to Promote Graphical and Quantitative Literacy.
Debra L. Hydorn*, University of Mary Washington
(1096J52039) 
2:40 p.m.
Counting Melodies: A Musical Introduction to Recursion.
Kurt Ludwick*, Salisbury University
(1096J52237) 
3:00 p.m.
Win, Lose, or Draw: An Analytical Reasoning Course at Butler University.
Karen Holmes*, Butler University
(1096J552) 
3:20 p.m.
Venn Diagram Bingo and other Games for Liberal Arts Math Classes.
Teena Carroll*, Emory & Henry College
(1096J52490) 
3:40 p.m.
Puzzles + Games = Mathematical Thinking.
Edmund A Lamagna*, University of Rhode Island
(1096J5576)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Research on the Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Mathematics, II
Room 341, BCC
Organizers:
Kyeong Hah Roh, Arizona State University khroh@asu.edu
Michael Oehrtman, University of Northern Colorado
Timothy FukawaConnelly, Drexel University

1:00 p.m.
Calculus Instructors' Resources, Orientations and Goals in Teaching Low Achieving Students.
Misun Lee*, University of Oklahoma
(1096L11650) 
1:20 p.m.
How can we (or should we) assess undergraduate students' creativity?
Milos Savic*, University of Oklahoma
Gulden Karakok, University of Northern Colorado
(1096L12538) 
1:40 p.m.
Investigating the Links between Students' Knowledge of Rational Numbers and Algebraic Procedures and Students' Success in Undergraduate Mathematics.
Jennifer Yantz*, Middle Tennessee State University
(1096L11413) 
2:00 p.m.
Developing the Notion of Function Between Sets of Equivalence Classes from the APOS Perspective.
Harrison E. Stalvey*, Georgia State University
Draga Vidakovic, Georgia State University
Mariana Montiel, Georgia State University
(1096L11096) 
2:20 p.m.
The effectiveness of 5 minute preview video lectures using Smart Board, Camtasia Studio, and Podcasting on mathematical achievement and mathematics selfefficacy.
Minsu Kim*, University of North Georgia
(1096L1364) 
2:40 p.m.
An Evaluation of Argumentation and Proof Opportunities in TransitiontoProof Textbooks.
Michael A. Smith*, Ohio University
Kelly M. Bubp, Ohio University
(1096L12128) 
3:00 p.m.
Promoting Calculus Understanding Through Explanation and Reflection.
Daniel Lee Reinholz*, University of California, Berkeley
(1096L1913) 
3:20 p.m.
The Emergence of Algebraic Structure: Students Come to Understand Units and Zerodivisors.
John Paul Cook*, University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma
(1096L12332) 
4:00 p.m.
Inverting the transitiontoproof course.
Robert Talbert*, Grand Valley State University
(1096L11566)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Structural and Extremal Problems in Graph Theory
Room 312, BCC

1:00 p.m.
Degree conditions for weakly geodesic pancyclic graphs and their exceptions.
Emlee W Nicholson*, Millsaps College
Bing Wei, University of Mississippi
(1096051716) 
1:15 p.m.
On the maximum induced decomposition of graphs.
Zoltan Furedi, Renyi Institute of Mathematics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Zeinab Maleki*, Isfahan University of Technology
(1096052642) 
1:30 p.m.
Planar Graphs of Fixed Tree Width.
Brett C. Smith*, Wesleyan University
(1096051187) 
1:45 p.m.
Circumference and Pathwidth of Highly Connected Graphs.
Emily A. Marshall*, Vanderbilt University
David R. Wood, Monash University
(1096052106) 
2:00 p.m.
Uniqueness and minimal obstructions for tree depth.
Michael D. Barrus*, Brigham Young University
(1096051010) 
2:15 p.m.
On semilinkage with prescribed lengths.
Alexander Halperin*, Lehigh University
(109605706) 
2:30 p.m.
On The Potential Function For Degree Sequences Of MultiGraphs.
Casey Kenneth Moffatt*, University Of Colorado  Denver
(1096052361) 
2:45 p.m.
DegreeSequence Stability of Graphs.
Catherine Erbes*, University of Colorado Denver
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Ryan R. Martin, Iowa State University
Paul Wenger, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1096051700) 
3:00 p.m.
A construction of uniquely $n$colorable digraphs without short cycles.
Michael Severino*, University of Montana
(1096052074) 
3:15 p.m.
Sidon sets and graphs without 4cycles.
Craig M Timmons*, University of California, San Diego
Michael Tait, University of California, San Diego
(1096052437) 
3:30 p.m.
On $L(2,1)$ labeling of trees.
Jobby Jacob*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Christopher Wood, University of California, Irvine
(1096052456) 
3:45 p.m.
On the $L(2,1)$Labelings of Amalgamations of Graphs.
Sarah Spence Adams, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Noura Howell, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Nathaniel Karst, Babson College
Denise Sakai Troxell, Babson College
Junjie Zhu*, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
(1096051099) 
4:00 p.m.
$L(d,1)$labelings of EdgePathReplacements by Factorization of Graphs.
Nathaniel Karst, Babson College
Jessica Oehrlein*, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Denise Sakai Troxell, Babson College
Junjie Zhu, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
(1096051098) 
4:15 p.m.
Independence sequences in a graph, constrained and unconstrained.
Allen J. Schwenk*, Western Michigan University
(1096051753)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.2:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Student Activities, II
Room 349, BCC
Organizers:
Lisa Marano, West Chester University of Pennsylvania lmarano@wcupa.edu
Jennifer Bergner, Salisbury State University

1:00 p.m.
Hosting mathematics treasure hunts.
Julie Barnes*, Western Carolina University
(1096M11845) 
1:20 p.m.
A Mathematical Scavenger Hunt.
Janine E. Janoski*, King's College
(1096M12264) 
1:40 p.m.
PiMiler: An Irrational Race.
Brooke Buckley*, Northern Kentucky University
Bethany Noblitt, Northern Kentucky University
(1096M176) 
2:00 p.m.
The Radical Dash: A Mathematical Amazing Race.
Jennifer Bergner*, Salisbury University
(1096M12053)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on the Intersection of Mathematics and the Arts, IV
Room 338, BCC
Organizers:
Douglas Norton, Villanova University douglas.norton@villanova.edu

1:00 p.m.
Symmetries of generalized Truchet tiles.
David A Reimann*, Albion College
(1096C52682) 
1:20 p.m.
Math, Art and GeoGebra.
Violeta Vasilevska*, Utah Valley University
(1096C51213) 
1:40 p.m.
Magic Squares and Their Magic Secrets.
Margaret E Kepner*, Washington, DC
(1096C52154) 
2:00 p.m.
Hyperbolic Fractal Tilings.
Robert W Fathauer*, Tessellations Company
(1096C51922) 
2:20 p.m.
Applying an Historical Approach to Contemporary Pattern Design.
Elizabeth Whiteley*, Washington DC
(1096C51405) 
2:40 p.m.
Artists and Their Use of Mathematics.
Elizabeth C Rogers*, Piedmont College
(1096C52758) 
3:00 p.m.
Interlocking Polygonal Tiling of Some Special Class of Star Polygons.
Reza Sarhangi*, Towson University
(1096C5413) 
3:20 p.m.
Extending the poetry of mathematics to nonmathematicians.
JoAnne Growney*, http://poetrywithmathematics.blogspot.com
(1096C51781) 
3:40 p.m.
Literary Mathematics and Mathematical Literature.
Rita A. Capezzi*, Canisius College
L. Christine Kinsey, Canisius College
(1096C51522)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on New Developments with Entropic Solutions to Nonlinear Conservation Laws
Room 325, BCC
Organizers:
PierreEmmanuel Jabin, University of Maryland
Eitan Tadmor, University of Maryland tadmor@cscamm.umd.edu
Konstantina Trivisa, University of Maryland

1:00 p.m.
Long Time Behavior of Periodic Solutions to Scalar Conservation Laws In Several Space Dimensions.
Constantine M. Dafermos*, Brown University
(1096351017) 
1:30 p.m.
New development of the relative entropy method applied to shocks of conservation laws.
Alexis F Vasseur*, The University of Texas at Austin
(109635908) 
2:00 p.m.
Nonuniqueness and boundary effects for the incompressible Euler equations.
Emil Wiedemann*, University of British Columbia and Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences
(1096351221) 
2:30 p.m.
Numerical schemes that converge to the entropy measure valued solutions of systems of conservation laws.
Siddhartha Mishra*, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
(1096351172) 
3:00 p.m.
Singular limit of a nonlinear hyperbolic system with a twoscale relaxation parameter at an interface.
JianGuo Liu*, Duke University
Frederic Coquel, École Polytechnique
Shi Jin, University of WisconsinMadison
Li Wang, UCLA
(1096351095) 
3:30 p.m.
Relaxation approximations to hyperbolic balance laws.
Alexey Miroshnikov, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Konstantina Trivisa*, University of Maryland
(1096351108)

1:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Committee on Mutual ConcernsCollege Board Panel Discussion
AP calculus, computer science, and statistics.
Room 316, BCC
Organizers:
Roxy Peck, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Panelists:
Don King, Northeastern University
Paul Tymann, Rochester Institute of Technology
Allan Rossman, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Lien Diaz, College Board
Serena Magrogan, College Board 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAAYoung Mathematicians' Network Panel Discussion
Finding the right grant.
Room 327, BCC
Organizers:
Josh Laison, Willamette University
Jacob White, Texas A&M University
Panelists:
Lloyd Douglas, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Florence Fasanelli, AAAS
Eric Gaze, Bowdoin College
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Joint Committee on Women in the Mathematical Sciences Panel Discussion
Negotiating in mathematical careers.
Room 326, BCC
Organizers:
Janet Best, Ohio State University
Christine Guenther, Pacific University
Amber Puha, California State University San Marcos
Panelists:
Rachelle DeCoste, Wheaton College
Peter March, Ohio State University
Tanya Moore, Building Diversity in Science
Catherine Roberts, College of the Holy Cross 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Summer Program for Women in Mathematics (SPWM) Reunion
Room 336, BCC 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 2:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Modeling and Applications of Mathematics, I
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

2:00 p.m.
An Enzymatic Model of Prion Aggregate Dynamics.
Jason Karl Davis*, University of California, Merced
Suzanne S Sindi, University of California, Merced
(1096VG2704) 
2:15 p.m.
Risk factors in the spread of Visceral Leishmaniasis in two highly endemic but ecologically different regions.
Kamal Kevin Barley*, Arizona State University
(1096VG2698) 
2:30 p.m.
Novel Properties of Deterministic and Stochastic SIR Models.
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, Mount Holyoke College
(1096VG2688) 
2:45 p.m.
Antitumor immune dynamics: using ODEs to model a novel cancer therapy.
Sean M. Laverty*, University of Central Oklahoma
Bryan Dawkins, University of Central Oklahoma
(1096VG2674) 
3:00 p.m.
Action Potentials in Peripheral Auditory Nervous System: A Novel PDE Distribution Model.
Rebecca E. Gasper*, The University of Iowa
(1096VG2632) 
3:15 p.m.
Descriptive analysis and modeling of wave propagation during epileptic seizures.
Laura R. GonzalezRamirez*, Boston University
Omar Ahmed, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital; Harvard Medical School
Sydney S. Cash, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital; Harvard Medical School
C. Eugene Wayne, Boston University
Mark A. Kramer, Boston University
(1096VG2537) 
3:30 p.m.
A mathematical model of human papillomavirus with application to cervical cancer in African women.
Najat Ziyadi*, Morgan State University
Avner Friedman, The Ohio State University
(1096VG2231) 
3:45 p.m.
Automated Estimation of Wound Size.
James Brian Hall*, University of California, San Diego
(1096VG2143) 
4:00 p.m.
A Mathematical Model for a SelfExpanding Hemostatic Bandage.
Keith Wojciechowski, University of Wisconsin Stout
Kelsey Linnell*, Bowdoin College
(1096VG1980)

2:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Random matrices and Dyson Brownian Motion.
Ballrooms I&II, 400 Level, BCC
HorngTzer Yau*, Harvard University
(1096602260) 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
Young Mathematicians' NetworkProject NExT Poster Session
Exhibit Hall G, 100 Level, BCC
Organizers:
Kim Roth, Juniata College
Mike Axtell, University of St. Thomas 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 2:35 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Committee on TwoYear Colleges Panel Discussion
Collaborations between twoyear and fouryear institutions that create pathways to a math major.
Room 327, BCC
Organizers:
Elizabeth Teles, National Science Foundation
Judy Ackerman, Montbomery College, Rockville Campus
Panelists:
Debra Poese, Montgomery College, Rockville Campus
Nancy Sattler, Terra State Community College
Eric Kostelich, Arizona State University 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 2:35 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Subcommittee on Research by Undergraduates Panel Discussion
Directing undergraduate research: How to get started.
Room 316, BCC
Organizers:
Herbert Medina, Loyola Marymount University
Rebecca Garcia, Sam Houston State University
Panelists:
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University
Joyati Debnath, Winona State University
Angel Pineda, California State University, Fullerton
Sandy Ganzell, St. Mary's College of Maryland 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Retiring Presidential Address
Reflections on a Mathematical World.
Ballrooms I&II, 400 Level, BCC
Eric M. Friedlander*, University of Southern California
(1096001505) 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 4:25 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Joint Prize Session
Ballrooms I&II, 400 Level, BCC 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 5:30 p.m.7:20 p.m.
SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics Reception, Business Meeting, and Guest Lecture
Room 340, BCC

5:30 p.m.
Reception and Business Meeting; lecture to follow immediately at 6:30 p.m. 
6:30 p.m.
Hermann Minkowski: The quiet genius.
Steve Gimbel*, Gettysburg College
(1096A079)

5:30 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Joint Prize Session Reception
Ballrooms I&II Lobby, 400 Level, BCC 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA TwoYear College Reception
Holiday Ballroom 4, 2nd Floor, Hilton 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 6:00 p.m.7:50 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematical and Computational Biology Reception, Business Meeting, and Guest Lecture
Room 349, BCC

6:00 p.m.
Reception and Business Meeting; lecture to follow immediately at 7:00 p.m. 
7:00 p.m.
Explorations in phytoplankton fluid dynamics.
Lisa Fauci*, Tulane University
(1096A059)

6:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 6:00 p.m.7:50 p.m.
SIGMAA on Quantitative Literacy Reception, Business Meeting, and Guest Lecture
Room 338, BCC

6:00 p.m.
Reception and Business Meeting; talk to immediately follow at 7:00 p.m. 
7:00 p.m.
Sustainability + Serendipity = Math Awareness Month 2013.
Victor Donnay*, Bryn Mawr College
(1096A02787)

6:00 p.m.

Thursday January 16, 2014, 6:00 p.m.7:10 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Film Presentation
The Genius of Srinivasa Ramanujan.
Ballrooms I&II, 400 Level, BCC 
Thursday January 16, 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
Presenters:
Carol Schumacher, Kenyon College
Martha Siegel, Towson University 
Thursday January 16, 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
Presenters:
Carol Schumacher, Kenyon College
Martha Siegel, Towson University 
Thursday January 16, 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 
Thursday January 16, 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 
Thursday January 16, 2014, 7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Young Mathematicians' Network Open Forum
Room 337, BCC