Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Day
Current as of Saturday, January 17, 2015 03:30:12
Joint Mathematics Meetings
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
January 1013, 2015 (Saturday  Tuesday)
Meeting #1106
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Gerard A. Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
Monday January 12, 2015

Monday January 12, 2015, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
East Registration, Convention Center 
Monday January 12, 2015, 7:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 208, Convention Center

7:30 a.m.
Existence of Nodal Solutions for Neumann Problems.
Michael E. Filippakis*, Department of Digital Systems, University of Piraeus
Nikolaos S. Papageorgiou, National Technical University, Zografou Campus
(110635822) 
7:45 a.m.
The 2D incompressible Boussinesq equations with partial dissipation.
Dhanapati Adhikari*, Marywood University
(1106352894) 
8:00 a.m.
The 2D EulerBoussinesq equations with a singular velocity.
Dipendra Regmi*, Farmingdale State College, SUNY
(110635795) 
8:15 a.m.
Nonlinear Pseudodifferential Equations, Sobolev Gradients & Application to Nonlinear Pseudodifferential Equations.
Ramesh Karki*, The University of Toledo
(1106352266) 
8:30 a.m.
Large Time Behavior of Solutions to Hyperbolic Balance Laws.
Jiao Chen*, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Yanni Zeng, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(110635589) 
8:45 a.m.
Gibbs' measure and almost sure global wellposedness for one dimensional periodic fractional Schrödinger equation.
Seckin Demirbas*, UIUC
(1106351938) 
9:00 a.m.
Integral transform approach to the initialvalue problem for the evolution equations.
Karen Yagdjian*, University of TexasPan American
(1106352716) 
9:15 a.m.
Symmetries of the GrossPitaevskii equation.
Danny Arrigo*, University of Central Arkansas
Kyle Barker, University of Central Arkansas
(1106351718) 
9:30 a.m.
Numerical Methods for Solving Optimal Control Problems for the Second Order Parabolic PDEs.
Ugur Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
Jonathan Goldfarb*, Florida Institute of Technology
(1106352581) 
9:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Time Discrete Approximation of Weak Solutions for Stochastic Equations of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics and Applications.
Chuntian Wang*, Indiana University Bloomington
(1106351398) 
10:00 a.m.
On the Numerical Solution of the SineGordan Equation using Method of Lines.
Chloe L Ondracek*, Minot State University
Narayan Thapa, Minot State University, Minot ND USA
(1106351217) 
10:15 a.m.
Modeling Mixed Boundary Conditions with the Complex Variable Boundary Element Method (CVBEM).
Anthony N. Johnson*, United States Military Academy
Theodore V. Hromadka, United States Military Academy
Steven B. Horton, United States Military Academy
(110635160) 
10:30 a.m.
Random Attractor of Stochastic Brusselator System with Multiplicative White Noise.
Junyi Tu*, University of South Florida
Yuncheng You, University of South Florida
(110635663) 
10:45 a.m.
Approximate Diagonalization of VariableCoefficient Differential Operators Through Similarity Transformations.
James V Lambers*, University of Southern Mississippi
(110635998)

7:30 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 7:30 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Email Center
East Registration, Convention Center 
Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Coding Theory, III
Room 002, Convention Center
Organizers:
Felice Manganiello, Clemson University manganm@clemson.edu
Gretchen L. Matthews, Clemson University
Judy L. Walker, University of Nebraska

8:00 a.m.
Designing error correcting codes for flash memories.
Christine A. Kelley*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Kathryn Haymaker, Villanova University
(1106942657) 
9:00 a.m.
Constructions of codes for the grainerror model.
Kathryn Haymaker*, Villanova University
(1106052242) 
9:30 a.m.
Properties of Neural Codes via the Neural Ring.
Katherine Morrison*, University of Northern Colorado
(1106921774) 
10:00 a.m.
Network Coding and Applications.
Kristin E. Lauter*, Microsoft Research
(1106941020)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Classification Problems in Operator Algebras, II
Room 001B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Arnaud Brothier, Vanderbilt University
Ionut Chifan, The University of Iowa
Darren Creutz, Vanderbilt University
Remus Nicoara, University of Tennessee
David Penneys, University of California, Los Angeles dpenneys@math.toronto.edu

8:00 a.m.
Noncommutative uncertainty principles.
Chunlan Jiang, Hebei Normal University
Zhengwei Liu*, Vanderbilt University
Jinsong Wu, University of Science and Technology of China
(110646364) 
8:30 a.m.
Metric Mean Dimension for Algebraic Actions of Sofic Groups.
Ben Hayes*, Vanderbilt University
(1106371686) 
9:00 a.m.
Von Neumann Algebras of Equivalence Relations with Nontrivial OneCohomology.
Daniel J Hoff*, University of California, San Diego
(1106472637) 
9:30 a.m.
Invariant Basis Number for $C^*$Algebras.
Philip M Gipson*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(110647440) 
10:00 a.m.
Subfactors and Topological Defects in Conformal Quantum Field Theory.
Marcel Bischoff*, Vanderbilt University
Yasuyuki Kawahigashi, The University of Tokyo
Roberto Longo, Università di Roma "Tor Vergata"
KarlHenning Rehren, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Universität Göttingen
(1106811747) 
10:30 a.m.
Maximal amenable von Neumann subalgebras arising from maximal amenable subgroups.
Remi Boutonnet*, UCSD
(1106471262)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computing Intensive Modeling in Mathematical and Computational Biology, II
Room 006B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Timothy D Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
Olcay Akman, Illinois State University
Daniel Hrozencik, Chicago State University

8:00 a.m.
Simulation of Stochastic Differential Equations arises in mathematical neurosciences.
M. Rahman*, University of North Florida
(1106341574) 
8:30 a.m.
Simulations of a lattice model and pairwise approximation equations to predict unstable calcium release in a cardiac cell.
Robert J Rovetti*, Loyola Marymount University
(1106922455) 
9:00 a.m.
PreCopulatory Sexual Cannibalism: effects of voracity, growth, and maturation time.
Sara A Reynolds*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1106922403) 
9:30 a.m.
large scale multi agent simulation of infectious disease on the lazarus gpu cluster with applications to epidemiology and zombies.
John M Calhoun*, Texas Tech University
(1106921814) 
10:00 a.m.
Modeling and analysis of a temperaturedriven outbreak of waterfowl disease in the Upper Mississippi River.
James P Peirce*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Greg Sandland, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Barbara Bennie, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Mary O'Driscoll, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
(110692421) 
10:30 a.m.
TwoSex Mosquito Model for the Spread of Wolbachia.
Ling Xue*, Tulane University
Carrie Manore, Tulane University
Panpim Thongsripong, Tulane University
Soodeh Azizi, Tulane University
Mac Hyman, Azizi
(110634151)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, I
Room 004, Convention Center
Organizers:
James Mc Laughlin, West Chester University
Nancy J. Wyshinski, Trinity College nancy.wyshinski@trincoll.edu

8:00 a.m.
Convergence of random continued fractions.
Lisa Lorentzen*, NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
(1106301702) 
9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Some qContinued fractions and their connections with Lambert series and mock theta functions.
Mohan V G K Rudravarapu*, Government Polytechnic, Department of Technical Education,Srikakulam,AP,India
Pankaj Srivastava, Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology,Allahabad,UP,India
(110633778) 
9:30 a.m.
Effects of Perturbation of Terms of Sfractions in the Corresponding Stieltjes Transforms.
Saroj Aryal*, Montana State University Billings
Farhad Jafari, University of Wyoming
(110633482) 
10:00 a.m.
Continued Fraction Digit Averages and Maclaurin's Inequalities.
Steven J Miller*, Williams College
Francesco Cellarosi, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
Doug Hensley, Texas A&M University
Jake Wellens, California Institute of Technology
(11061158) 
10:30 a.m.
Dynamics of semigroup actions of linear fractional transformations.
Mohammad Javaheri*, Siena College
(110637210)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Creating Coherence in K12 Mathematics, II
Room 007A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Brigitte Lahme, Sonoma State University
William McCallum, University of Arizona
Cody Patterson, University of Arizona
Kristin Umland, University of New Mexico umland@math.unm.edu
Ellen Whitesides, University of Arizona

8:00 a.m.
Empiricism as unifying theme in the Standards for Mathematical Practice.
Glenn Stevens*, Boston University
(1106972931) 
8:30 a.m.
Developing the Horizon Content Knowledge of Teachers through a Math Teachers' Circle.
Thomas J Clark*, Dordt College
(1106971461) 
9:00 a.m.
Content courses and practice based teacher education.
Emina Alibegovic*, University of Utah
(1106972206) 
9:30 a.m.
Engaging Preservice and Inservice Secondary Mathematics Teachers in Backmapping Essential Understandings in Calculus to School Algebra.
James A. Mendoza Epperson*, University of TexasArlington
(1106972841) 
10:00 a.m.
Mathematical connections: Curricular and cognitive.
Hyman Bass*, University of Michigan
(1106971468) 
10:30 a.m.
No Coherence without Rigor.
Nathaniel Rounds*, Reasoning Mind
(1106972626)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Differential Geometry and Statistics, I
Room 007C, Convention Center
Organizers:
Susan Holmes, Stanford University susan@stat.stanford.edu

8:00 a.m.
From Volume of Tubes to Volume Testing.
Persi Diaconis*, Stanford University
(110662823) 
9:00 a.m.
Statistical Learning from Invariance Principles: Robust Algorithms from Information Theory and Riemannian Geometry.
Yann Ollivier*, CNRS, Laboratoire de Recherche en Informatique, Université ParisSaclay
(110662295) 
10:00 a.m.
Positive Curvature and Hamiltonian Monte Carlo.
Susan Holmes, Stanford University
Simon RubinsteinSalzedo*, Stanford University
Christof Seiler, Stanford University
(110660269)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Fixed Point Theory and Applications, I
Room 007D, Convention Center
Organizers:
Clement Boateng Ampadu, drampadu@hotmail.com

8:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Coupled coincidence point and coupled fixed point theorems on modified intuitionistic fuzzy metric spaces with applications.
Bhavana Deshpande*, Govt. P. G. Arts and Science College, Ratlam (MP), India
(110646108) 
8:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On unification of fixed point techniques  Applications of $(\delta , k)$weak contractions.
Xavier Alexius Udoutun*, University of Uyo, Nigeria
(11064737) 
9:00 a.m.
Partial metric spaces with negative distances and fixed point theorems.
Koushik Pal*, University of Saskatchewan
Samer Assaf, University of Saskatchewan
(110654400) 
9:30 a.m.
nDimensional UConvexity and Fixed Point for Nonexpansive Mappings in Banach Spaces.
Ji Gao*, Community College of Philadelphia
Satit Saujung, Knon Kaen University
(110646336) 
10:00 a.m.
Some Approximate Fixed Point Results for Generalized Nonexpansive Mappings in Ptolemy Spaces.
Talat Nazir*, Eindhoven
(11064636) 
10:30 a.m.
A Fixed Point Theorem for Spherically Complete VContinuity Spaces.
Nate Ackerman*, Harvard University
(110654804)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractional, Stochastic, and Hybrid Dynamic Systems with Applications, I
Room 003, Convention Center
Organizers:
John R. Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Gangaram S Ladde, University of South Florida
Aghalaya S Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette vatsala@Louisiana.edu

8:00 a.m.
Eigenvalue comparison for fractional boundary value problems with the Caputo derivative.
Johnny Henderson*, Baylor University
Nickolai Kosmatov, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(11063484) 
8:30 a.m.
Existence of Positive Solutions of Fractional Boundary Value Problems Involving Bounded Linear Operators.
John R. Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Xueyan Sherry Liu*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(110634172) 
9:00 a.m.
Infinitely Many Periodic Solutions to Perturbed Secondorder Impulsive Hamiltonian Systems.
John R. Graef*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Shapour Heidarkhani, Razi University, Kermanshah, Iran
Lingju Kong, The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(110634391) 
9:30 a.m.
Real Zeros of a Random Algebraic Polynomial with Infinite Variance.
M. Sambandham*, Morehouse College
M. Sudharani, Surya Engineering College, Erode, India
(110660736) 
10:00 a.m.
A Vectorborn Disease ScaleStructured Network Delay Stochastic Epidemic dynamic model.
Divine Wanduku*, Keiser University, Florida
(110660737) 
10:30 a.m.
Generalized Monotone Method for Caputo Fractional IntegroDifferential Equations of order $q$, $0<q<1$.
J. Diego Ramirez*, Lamar University
(110634773)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Holomorphic Dynamics in One and Several Variables, III
Room 006D, Convention Center
Organizers:
Tanya Firsova, State University of New York at Stony Brook and Kansas State University tanya@math.sunysb.edu
Thomas Sharland, State University of New York at Stony Brook

8:00 a.m.
A combinatorial classification of postcritically finite Newton maps.
Russell Lodge*, Jacobs University Bremen
Yauhen Mikulich, Frankfurt, Germany
Dierk Schleicher, Jacobs University, Bremen
(110637516) 
8:30 a.m.
Random Iteration of Rational Maps.
Jesse D Feller*, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
(1106371375) 
9:00 a.m.
Fjords in a Parameter Space for Antipode Preserving Cubic Maps.
Araceli Bonifant*, University of Rhode Island
Xavier Buff, Universite Paul Sabatier
John Milnor, Stony Brook University
(1106372638) 
9:30 a.m.
On the measure of the Feigenbaum Julia set.
Scott Sutherland*, Stony Brook University
(1106372380) 
10:00 a.m.
Constraints on automorphism groups of higher dimensional manifolds.
Turgay Bayraktar*, Syracuse University
(110632835) 
10:30 a.m.
Domain of attraction along an apparent direction for holomorphic maps tangent to the identity.
Sara W. Lapan*, Northwestern University
(1106322648)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Limits of Discrete Structures, I
Room 006A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Peter Diao, Stanford University
Dominique Guillot, Stanford University
Apoorva Khare, Stanford University
Bala Rajaratnam, Stanford University brajarat@stanford.edu

8:00 a.m.
On the asymptotics of constrained exponential random graphs.
Richard Kenyon, Brown University
Mei Yin*, University of Denver
(110660486) 
8:30 a.m.
A case for graph limits: The Logarithmic Calculus and Application to Sidorenko's Conjecture.
Xiang Li*, UC Berkeley
Balázs Szegedy, MTA Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics
(1106602013) 
9:00 a.m.
An $L^p$ theory of sparse graph limits I: limits, sparse random graph models, and power law distributions.
Christian Borgs, Microsoft Research
Jennifer T Chayes*, Microsoft Research
Henry Cohn, Microsoft Research
Yufei Zhao, MIT
(1106051829) 
10:00 a.m.
An $L^p$ theory of sparse graph convergence II: LD convergence, quotients, and right convergence.
Christian Borgs, Microsoft Research
Jennifer T Chayes, Microsoft Research
Henry Cohn*, Microsoft Research
Yufei Zhao, MIT
(1106051834)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Making the Case for Faculty Relevance: Case Studies in Best Practices for Classroom Teaching
Room 217B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Martha Abell, Georgia Southern University martha@georgiasouthern.edu

8:00 a.m.
What technology should I useoh, and how does it enhance student learning?
P. Gavin LaRose*, University of Michigan
(1106AG1662) 
8:30 a.m.
Gaising into the Future of Teaching Statistics.
Robin H. Lock*, St. Lawrence University
(1106AG2754) 
9:00 a.m.
Fourandahalf useful methods for grading mathematical writing.
Annalisa Crannell*, Franklin & Marshall College
(1106AG635) 
9:30 a.m.
What we say/What they hear: Culture Shock in the Classroom.
Carol Schumacher*, Kenyon College
(1106AG2299) 
10:00 a.m.
Could an ecology of teaching and learning inform us about best practices in classroom teaching?
Jacqueline M. Dewar*, Loyola Marymount University
(1106AG732) 
10:30 a.m.
An Introduction to Best Practices of Modified Moore Method in the Teaching of Proofs.
Rachel Schwell*, Central Connecticut State University
(1106AG2713)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Natural Resource Modeling, I
Room 008B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Shandelle M. Henson, Andrews University henson@andrews.edu
Catherine A. Roberts, College of the Holy Cross

8:00 a.m.
A model for the Darwinian dynamics of an adultonjuvenile cannibalistic population.
Jim M. Cushing*, University of Arizona
(110692674) 
8:30 a.m.
Allee effects and colony collapse disorder in honey bees.
Brian Dennis*, Department of Statistical Science, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
William P Kemp, USDAARS Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center, Fargo, ND
(1106921258) 
9:00 a.m.
Optimal Control for Management in Gypsy Moth Models.
Marco V. Martinez*, North Central College
(1106921268) 
9:30 a.m.
Climate dynamics: the scale of uncertainty.
Eric Marland*, Appalachian State University
Dawn Woodard, University of California, Irvine
Susannah Hogue, Appalachian State University
Maya Hutchins, Arizona State University
Gordon Buckingham, Appalachian State University
Meredith Branham, Appalachian State University
Jeff Colby, Appalachian State University
Gregg Marland, Appalachian State University
(110692451) 
10:00 a.m.
Allee effects and invasive insect management: how to optimally allocate resources.
Julie C Blackwood*, Williams College
(1106921387) 
10:30 a.m.
Sustainable strategies of environmental protection: modeling and optimization.
Natali Hritonenko*, Prairie View A&M University
Yuri Yatsenko, Houston Baptist University
(110692239)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Poland: Interbellum, World War II, and Immediate PostWar Developments, I
Room 005, Convention Center
Organizers:
Mohammad Javaheri, Siena College
Emelie A. Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Polish Cipher Bureau's Attack on the German Enigma Cipher Machine.
Chris Christensen*, Northern Kentucky University
(11060189) 
8:30 a.m.
PhD recipients and distinguished graduates in mathematics at the Jagiellonian University (Kraków) in the years 19181939.
Stanisław Domoradzki, University of Rzeszów, Poland
Małgorzata StawiskaFriedland*, Mathematical Reviews
(110601478) 
9:00 a.m.
Fifty Years LaterReflections from the Classroom of the First Year Study of Mathematics at Warsaw University.
Bozenna PasikDuncan*, University of Kansas
(1106012817) 
9:30 a.m.
The Legacy of Jerzy Neyman.
Dominique Duncan*, University of California, Davis
(1106012850) 
10:00 a.m.
Alfred Rosenblatt (18801947). A first Polish algebraic geometer.
Danuta Ciesielska*, Institute of Mathematics, Pedagogical University of Cracow
(1106012627)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Noncommutative Function Theory, I
Room 001A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Paul S. Muhly, University of Iowa
Gelu F. Popescu, University of Texas at San Antonio gelu.popescu@utsa.edu

8:00 a.m.
Noncommutative Inequalities.
J William Helton*, UCSD
(110646849) 
8:30 a.m.
PI and GIT Methods in Free Analysis.
Erin Griesenauer, University of Iowa
Paul S. Muhly*, University of Iowa
Baruch Solel, Technion
(110647651) 
9:00 a.m.
Euler Characteristic on Noncommutative Polyballs.
Gelu F Popescu*, The University of Texas at San Antonio
(110647281) 
9:30 a.m.
Symmetric states and tail algebras.
Ken Dykema*, Texas A&M University
Claus Koestler, University Colllege Cork
John D. Williams, University of Saarland
(110646834) 
10:00 a.m.
Matricial function theory and weighted shifts.
Paul S. Muhly, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
Baruch Solel*, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
(110647801) 
10:30 a.m.
A Lebesguetype decomposition theorem for linear functionals on noncommutative function spaces.
Matthew Kennedy*, Carleton University
(1106471042)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Ricci Curvature for Homogeneous Spaces and Related Topics, III
Room 006C, Convention Center
Organizers:
Megan Kerr, Wellesley College mkerr@wellesley.edu
Tracy Payne, Idaho State University

8:00 a.m.
Geometry of gradient Ricci solitons.
Chenxu He*, University of Oklahoma
(1106532132) 
8:30 a.m.
On the stability of expanding Ricci solitons.
Michael Bradford Williams*, UCLA
Michael Jablonski, University of Oklahoma
Peter Petersen, UCLA
(110653985) 
9:00 a.m.
Symmetries of generalized Ricci solitons.
Jeffrey Jauregui*, Union College
(1106532436) 
9:30 a.m.
The RG2 bracket flow on Lie groups and related flows.
David Alan Glickenstein*, University of Arizona
(1106531119) 
10:00 a.m.
Updates on the second order renormalization group flow.
Christine M Guenther*, Pacific University
(1106581335) 
10:30 a.m.
Second order renormalization group flow.
Karsten Gimre*, Columbia
(1106532891)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Selmer Groups, I
Room 007B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Mirela Ciperiani, University of Texas at Austin mirela@math.utexas.edu
Henri Darmon, McGill University

8:00 a.m.
Random Selmer groups over function fields.
Jordan S. Ellenberg*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(1106141906) 
8:30 a.m.
Iwasawa theory of symmetric powers of modular forms.
Robert Harron*, University of Hawai`i at Mānoa
(110611976) 
9:00 a.m.
Heights of generalized Heegner cycles.
Ari Shnidman*, University of Michigan
(110611723) 
10:00 a.m.
Generalised Heegner cycles and padic Lfunctions.
Francesc Castella*, University of California, Los Angeles
MingLun Hsieh, National Taiwan University
(1106111861)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on The Mathematics of Rogers and Ramanujan
Room 214D, Convention Center
Organizers:
Ken Ono, Emory University ono@mathcs.emory.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Generalized RogersRamanujan Series and Related Mysteries.
George E Andrews*, The Pennsylvania State University
(1106AB40) 
8:30 a.m.
A Survey of the RogersRamanujan Continued Fraction.
Bruce C. Berndt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1106AB45) 
9:00 a.m.
Generalized RogersRamanujan identities and vertex operator algebra theory.
James Lepowsky*, Rutgers University
(1106AB102) 
9:30 a.m.
Selberg's qdifference equations, the RogersRamanujan continued fraction, and unit groups.
Amanda Folsom*, Amherst College/Yale University
(1106AB1088) 
10:00 a.m.
HallLittlewood polynomials and RogersRamanujan identities.
S. Ole Warnaar*, The University of Queensland
(1106AB113) 
10:30 a.m.
Algebraic units arising from a framework of RogersRamanujan identities.
Michael J. Griffin*, Emory University
(1106AB861)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Best Practices for Teaching the Introductory Statistics Course, II
Room 211, Convention Center
Organizers:
Randall Pruim, Calvin College rpruim@calvin.edu
Scott Alberts, Truman State University
Patti Frazer Lock, St. Lawrence University

8:00 a.m.
Using Supplemental Instruction in Mathematical Statistics at OUC: The study of how Supplemental Instruction has improved student success in introductory statistics at OUC.
Dywayne Allen Nicely*, Ohio UniversityChillicothe
(1106A5232) 
8:20 a.m.
Adventures in Teaching Statistics to Energy Systems Engineers.
Eleanor S. A. Farrington*, Massachusetts Maritime Academy
(1106A52641) 
8:40 a.m.
Best Practices for Responding to (the Increasing) Cultural and Linguistic Diversity of Introductory Statistics Students: Research, Resources and Recommendations.
Lawrence M. Lesser*, The University of Texas at El Paso
Amy E. Wagler, The University of Texas at El Paso
(1106A51296) 
9:00 a.m.
The First Night of Statistics Class (Revisited).
Michael D. Miner*, American Public University System
(1106A52612) 
9:20 a.m.
Motivating the Material: ThemeBased Introductory Statistics.
Adam F Childers*, Roanoke College
(1106A5979) 
9:40 a.m.
Student Perspectives of a NonTraditional Introductory Statistics Course.
Rachel M Bates*, Redlands Community College
(1106A51295) 
10:00 a.m.
Analyzing Grade Inflation Data in an Introductory Statistics course.
Dale K Hathaway*, Olivet Nazarene University
(1106A5657) 
10:20 a.m.
Statistics in the World Around Us  A Group Project for an Introductory Statistics Course.
Eric Ruggieri*, College of the Holy Cross
(1106A52066)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Session on Collaborations between TwoYear and FourYear Institutions that Create Pathways to a Math Major
Room 203B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Nancy Sattler, Terra State Community College nsattler@terra.edu
Judy Ackerman, Montgomery College Rockville Campus
Elizabeth Teles, National Science Foundation

8:00 a.m.
Creating a Pathway for Transfer: A Partnership between Twoyear and Fouryear Public Institutions in Massachusetts.
Rebecca Metcalf*, Bridgewater State University
Irina Seceleanu, Bridgewater State University
(1106B52861) 
8:30 a.m.
The Tropic of Calculus: No Course Is an Island.
Luke T Walsh*, Catawba Valley Community College
Katie J Mawhinney, Appalachian State University
(1106B52523) 
9:00 a.m.
South Plains Mathematics Fellow Program: A partnership to attract new STEM students as mathematics majors.
Kent Pearce*, Texas Tech University
Jerry Dwyer, Texas Tech University
Brock Williams, Texas Tech University
(1106B52313) 
9:30 a.m.
MCTP: A Partnership between Arizona State University and Maricopa Community Colleges.
K. Harrison Holmes*, Arizona State University
Eric J. Kostelich, School of Mathematical and Statistical Science, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
(1106B51891) 
10:00 a.m.
The Mathematics Mentoring Partnership between the Maricopa County Community College District and Arizona State University.
Eric J. Kostelich*, Arizona State University
Roberto Ribas, Scottsdale Community College
(1106B51719)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory, and Difference and Functional Equations, I
Room 102A, Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
On Systems of Rational Difference Equations with Periodic Coefficients.
Y. Kostrov*, Xavier University
Z. Kudlak, Monmouth University
(1106391068) 
8:15 a.m.
Dynamics of a Nonlinear Rational Difference Equation.
Sebahat Ebru Das*, Yildiz Technical University
Fatma Celiker, Yildiz Technical University
(1106392912) 
8:30 a.m.
Classification of the Local Dynamics of Real Analytic Planar Maps with a NonIsolated 11 Resonant Fixed Point.
William T Jamieson*, University of Rhode Island
Orlando Merino, University of Rhode Island
(110639653) 
8:45 a.m.
Concavity and Convexity in Discrete Fractional Calculus.
Christopher S. Goodrich*, Creighton Preparatory School
(1106391805) 
9:00 a.m.
Dynamics at a Finite Resolution: A Study of Isolating Neighborhoods.
Martin M SalgadoFlores*, College of William & Mary
YuMin Chung, College of William & Mary
Sarah Day, College of William & Mary
(110637911) 
9:15 a.m.
Rankone homeomorphisms of $\mathbb{T}^2$.
Sahana Vasudevan*, Harvard University
(1106372163) 
9:30 a.m.
The Construction of a NonUniquely Ergodic Minimal Cantor Set.
Erin Farrell Denette*, University of Rhode Island
Araceli MedinaBonifant, University of Rhode Island
(1106372268) 
9:45 a.m.
Parameter Space Structures for Rational Maps.
Daniel Cuzzocreo*, Smith College
(1106372770) 
10:00 a.m.
An Equidistribution Result in NonArchimedean Dynamics.
Kenneth Scott Jacobs*, The University of Georgia
(1106372345) 
10:15 a.m.
On the Ergodicity of Products of Transformations in Infinite Measure.
Julien E Clancy*, Yale University
Rina Friedberg, University of Chicago
Indraneel Kasmalkar, University of California, Berkeley
Isaac Loh, Williams College
Tudor Pădurariu, University of California, Los Angeles
Cesar Silva, Williams College
Sahana Vasudevan, Harvard University
(1106372750) 
10:30 a.m.
Conservativity of Products in InfiniteMeasure.
Julien Clancy, Yale University
Rina Siller Friedberg*, University of Chicago
Indraneel Kasmalkar, University of California, Berkeley
Isaac Loh, Williams College
Tudor Padurariu, University of California, Los Angeles
Cesar E Silva, Williams College
Sahana Vasudevan, Harvard University
(1106372615)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
MAA Session on Ethnomathematics: A Tribute to Marcia Ascher, I
Room 213B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Ximena Catepillan, Millersville University ximena.catepillan@millersville.edu
Amy ShellGellasch, Montgomery College
Janet Beery, University of Redlands

8:00 a.m.
Shongo NetworksA Sand Graph.
Cynthia E. Taylor*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(1106D1815) 
8:20 a.m.
A Unique and Successful Course in Multicultural Mathematics.
Betty C Rogers*, Piedmont College
(1106D12829) 
8:40 a.m.
The role of an alternative natural language based on Mesoamerican concepts in teaching algebraic processes.
Ivan LinaRamos*, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Alma Fabiola RangelChavez, Mexico City, Mexico
(1106D12793) 
9:00 a.m.
Ethnomathematics in a First Year Seminar.
Edwin (Jed) P Herman*, University of WisconsinStevens Point
(1106D12649) 
9:20 a.m.
Discovering Universal Connections in Mathematics Through Native American Culture.
Charles Peter Funkhouser*, California State University Fullerton
Miles R. Pfahl, Turtle Mountain Community College
Harriet C. Edwards, California State University Fullerton
(1106D1383) 
9:40 a.m.
An Island Divided: Diversity and Mathematics on St. Maarten.
Anne M Raymond*, Bellarmine University
(1106D1623) 
10:00 a.m.
Marcia Ascher and Ethnomathematics.
Victor J. Katz*, University of the District of Columbia
(1106D11165)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Geometry
Room 202B, Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
Skeleta of algebraic curves and surfaces.
Surya Thapa Magar*, Kansas State University
(1106512271) 
8:15 a.m.
Piecewise domains in staircase metric spacetimes.
Kusha Mohammadi, Austin College
J Mealy*, Austin College
(1106511253) 
8:30 a.m.
Capturing the evader in 2d Euclidean space with topological strategy.
Yiqing Cai*, Postdoc/Institute for mathematics and its applications
Andrew Beveridge, Associate Professor/Macalester College
(1106511275) 
8:45 a.m.
Double Bubbles in Hyperbolic Surfaces.
Alyssa Kealohi Loving*, University of Hawaii at Hilo
(1106511303) 
9:00 a.m.
The Isoperimetric Problem in $\mathbb{R}^n$ with Density $r^p$.
Sarah E Tammen*, University of Georgia
(1106511441) 
9:15 a.m.
$\alpha$flokki.
Oscar Vega*, California State University, Fresno
(1106511536) 
9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Maximal regular polygons inscribed in a triangle.
Michael McAsey*, Bradley University
Libin Mou, Bradley University
(1106511922) 
9:45 a.m.
The Local Isomorphism Class of the Discrete Hyperbolic Plane.
Dane P. Mayhook*, Florida State University
(1106512097) 
10:00 a.m.
Geometric Modeling of Hexagonal Joints.
Traymon Beavers, James Madison University
Michael Caple, James Madison University
Ezekiel Mihelcic*, James Madison University
Lisha White, James Madison University
(1106512304) 
10:15 a.m.
A New Perspective on Laguerre Planes.
Robert D. Knight*, Ohio UniversityChillicothe
(1106512606) 
10:30 a.m.
Partitions of Tetrahedra.
Derege H. Mussa*, University of Texas at Dallas
(1106511496)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, II
Room 204A, Convention Center
Organizers:
David M Strong, Pepperdine University David.Strong@pepperdine.edu
Gilbert Strang, MIT
Megan Wawro, Virginia Tech

8:00 a.m.
An IBLinfluenced Approach to Teaching Linear Algebra.
C Ray Rosentrater*, Westmont College
(1106G11196) 
8:20 a.m.
Use of JustInTimeTeaching, Khan Academy Videos, and MyMathLab to Partially Flip a Linear Algebra Course.
Diana White*, University of Colorado Denver
(1106G11287) 
8:40 a.m.
Exploring Ax = b in a DavidsonX MOOC.
Shane Macnamara*, Davidson College
Tim Chartier, Davidson College
(1106G12280) 
9:00 a.m.
You can use a matrix to do that?
Meghan M De Witt*, St Thomas Aquinas College
(1106G11339) 
9:20 a.m.
Magic Squares and Other Explorations in Linear Algebra.
Michelle L Ghrist*, U.S. Air Force Academy
(1106G12893) 
9:40 a.m.
Topics in Linear Algebra through Signal and Image Processing.
Yevgeniy V. Galperin*, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania
(1106G11970) 
10:00 a.m.
How Do Badly Conditioned Systems Misbehave?
J D Fortin*, Johnson & Wales University  Charlotte
(1106G12660) 
10:20 a.m.
An instructional sequence for change of basis and eigentheory.
Megan Wawro*, Virginia Tech
Michelle Zandieh, Arizona State University
David Plaxco, Virginia Tech
(1106G11482)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
MAA Session on InquiryBased Learning in FirstYear and SecondYear Courses, IV
Room 209, Convention Center
Organizers:
Dana C. Ernst, Northern Arizona University Dana.Ernst@nau.edu
Angie Hodge, University of Nebraska Omaha
Theron J Hitchman, University of Northern Iowa

8:00 a.m.
Teaching an InquiryBased Elementary Linear Algebra Course at a Small Liberal Arts University.
William G. Hager*, Texas Lutheran University
(1106G52468) 
8:20 a.m.
IBL Linear Algebra with a mixed audience and Sage.
Theron J Hitchman*, University of Northern Iowa
(1106G52417) 
8:40 a.m.
Creating and Sustaining Productive Whole Class Discussions.
Chris L Rasmussen*, San Diego State University
(1106G52071) 
9:00 a.m.
Computational inquiry in elementary statistics.
Carl Toews*, University of Puget Sound
(1106G52059) 
9:20 a.m.
Exploration and Inquiry in an Introductory Course for Mathematics Majors.
Helmut Knaust*, The University of Texas at El Paso
(1106G51597) 
9:40 a.m.
A Writing Seminar on Mathematical Topics: Changing Views by Considering Perplexing Counterfactual Themes.
Mircea Pitici*, Cornell University
(1106G51451) 
10:00 a.m.
InquiryBased Instruction in a Standard Differential Equations Course for Math Education Major.
A. S. Elkhader*, Northern State University
(1106G5408)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Mathematics Education, III
Room 212A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Kristen Meyer, Wisconsin Lutheran College Kristi.Meyer@wlc.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania kjpres@ship.edu

8:00 a.m.
Helping future high school teachers integrate their mathematical and pedagogical knowledge.
Matthew S. Winsor*, Illinois State University
(1106VD2542) 
8:15 a.m.
Potentional Teachers' Sources.
Fatma Celiker*, Yildiz Technical University
Pinar Albayrak, Yildiz Technical University
Sebahat Ebru Das, Yildiz Technical University
(1106VD2913) 
8:30 a.m.
Informal and formal proofs in geometry: Evidence from a large scale curriculum comparison study.
Oscar Chavez*, University of Texas at San Antonio
Ruthmae Sears, University of South Florida
(1106VD2546) 
8:45 a.m.
Using WeBWorK for Reading Quizzes to Encourage Reading the Text Before Class.
Mike May*, Saint Louis University
(1106VD2812) 
9:00 a.m.
Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Education: A Study Abroad Program for PreService Secondary Teachers.
Ryota Matsuura*, Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Education
(1106VD1111) 
9:15 a.m.
Do High School Mathematics Courses Prepare Students for College Placement Tests?
Daniel Showalter*, Ohio University
(1106VD1144) 
9:30 a.m.
STEM Bridge Program.
Matt M Bell*, Eastern New Mexico University
Joan Brown, Eastern New Mexico University
(1106VD1380) 
9:45 a.m.
Promoting Research in Educational Mathematics.
JingZhong Zhang*, The National Academy of Science, China
Shangzhi Li, Beihang University, Beijing, China
Zengxiang Tong, Otterbein University
(1106VD1266) 
10:00 a.m.
Orient Students to your Course with a Treasure Hunt.
Elizabeth A Miller*, The Ohio State University
Jason A Miller, The Ohio State University
Carolyn Johns, The Ohio State University
(1106VD2875) 
10:15 a.m.
How to have group exams but an individual final exam for students. A discussion of how this promoted collaborative learning and lead to individual student inquiry in several types of classes.
Rob Eby*, Blinn College  Bryan Campus
(1106VD3) 
10:30 a.m.
Impact of Mathematics Teacher's Classroom Discourse on Developing Student's Mathematical Thinking in Elementary School in China.
Jialing Dai*, THe University of the Pacific
(1106VD2469) 
10:45 a.m.
Developing Metacognition in Students' Learning of Mathematics.
Julie C Beier*, Earlham College
Carolyn Yackel, Mercer University
(1106VD1279)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Research in Algebra, I
Room 210A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Kristen Meyer, Wisconsin Lutheran College Kristi.Meyer@wlc.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania kjpres@ship.edu

8:00 a.m.
The homomorphic image of a variant of the bicyclic semigroup.
Berit Nilsen Givens*, Cal Poly Pomona
Amber Rosin, Cal Poly Pomona
Karen Linton, Cal Poly Pomona
(1106VJ1224) 
8:15 a.m.
Heilbronn Characters of Finite Groups.
Hy Ginsberg*, Worcester State University
(1106VJ404) 
8:30 a.m.
Break. 
8:45 a.m.
Peak Sets of Coxeter Groups of Classical Lie Types.
Darleen PerezLavin*, Florida Gulf Coast University
Erik Insko, Florida Gulf Coast University
Pamela Harris, United States Military Academy West Point
(1106VJ1493) 
9:00 a.m.
An Introduction to Lie Algebra Multipliers.
Louis A. Levy*, Baker University
(1106VJ1960) 
9:15 a.m.
Free Field Representations of Twisted Toroidal Lie Algebras.
Chad R Mangum*, Niagara University
(1106VJ2194) 
9:30 a.m.
The Category of Elementary Subalgebras of a Restricted Lie Algebra.
Harry Jared Warner*, University of Southern California
(1106VJ2309) 
9:45 a.m.
Primitive Idempotents of Schur Rings.
Andrew F. Misseldine*, Southern Utah University
(1106VJ2390) 
10:00 a.m.
Induced Automorphisms of Residuated Function Lattices.
R Marshall Lagani*, University of Louisville
(1106VJ2526) 
10:15 a.m.
On $S$Noetherian domains.
Dong Kyu Kim*, Kyungpook National University
Jung Wook Lim, Kyungpook National University
(1106VJ1692) 
10:30 a.m.
Power Series under conjugation by the Nottingham Group.
Matthew P Gardner Spencer*, The College of the Holy Cross
(1106VJ2353) 
10:45 a.m.
Poset Diagrams for $\theta$Twisted Involutions of Weyl Groups.
J. Tyrel Winebarger*, Appalachian State University
(1106VJ1449) 
11:00 a.m.
On the symmetric $k$varieties of orthogonal groups over fields of even characteristic.
Nathaniel J Schwartz*, Washington College
(1106VJ1773) 
11:15 a.m.
Cross Section Lattices of $\mathcal{J}$irreducible Reductive Monoids as a Product of Chains.
Stephen M. Adams*, Cabrini College
(1106VJ1643) 
11:30 a.m.
Generalizations of the Cartan and Iwasawa Decompositions for SL$(2,k)$.
Amanda K. Sutherland*, North Carolina State University
(1106VJ420) 
11:45 a.m.
Generalized Complexification of the Orbits of Parabolic $k$subgroups Acting on Symmetric $k$Varieties.
Mark C Hunnell*, North Carolina State University
(1106VJ1057)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Research in Applied Mathematics, II
Room 213A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Kristen Meyer, Wisconsin Lutheran College Kristi.Meyer@wlc.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania kjpres@ship.edu

8:00 a.m.
Denoising and Deblurring Images Based on Tichonov Regularization With Random Data.
Walid Sharabati*, Purdue University
Yanling Zhao, Purdue University
(1106VL2496) 
8:15 a.m.
Recognition of Textural Differences in Infrared and Ultraviolet Imagery Using Fractal Characteristics.
Jack A. Ryan*, North Central College
(1106VL263) 
8:30 a.m.
Investigating the Dependence of Transmission Rate to Water Temperature in a HostParasite System.
Mary O'Driscoll*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
James Peirce, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
(1106VL1200) 
8:45 a.m.
Numerical simulation of wave propagation in dynamic materials.
Mihhail Berezovski*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(1106VL1048) 
9:00 a.m.
A numerical study of the potential flow around two spheres in arbitrary motion through an ideal fluid.
Abhinandan Chowdhury*, Gettysburg College
Mark L Delcambre, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1106VL2792) 
9:15 a.m.
Simplified Mathematical Model of Neck Formation and Breakup of a Slender Fluid Jet.
Muhammad Irfan Hameed*, University of South Carolina Upstate
(1106VL1895) 
9:30 a.m.
The Interface of Two Fluids Under a Shear Flow.
Stephanie A. Blanda*, The Pennsylvania State University
(1106VL1423) 
9:45 a.m.
Numerical Simulation of 3D Thin Metallic Liquid Film Dynamics.
Agegnehu Atena*, Savannah State University
(1106VL1599) 
10:00 a.m.
Thin viscous films: thinning driven by surfacetension energy dissipation.
Fatma N. A. Mohamed*, West Virginia University
(1106VL1415) 
10:15 a.m.
A splitexplicit timefiltered Leapfrog Scheme with Application to Atmospheric Modeling.
Joseph Richard Sadow*, Arizona State University
(1106VL2147) 
10:30 a.m.
RealTime Implementation of Nonlinear Control Methodologies for a Single Inverted Pendulum.
Emese A. Kennedy*, North Carolina State University
Hien T. Tran, North Carolina State University
(1106VL597) 
10:45 a.m.
Stability of localized structure for a semiarid climate model.
Thomas Bellsky*, University of Maine
(1106VL1388)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.8:10 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Research in Logic or Foundations
Room 204B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Kristen Meyer, Wisconsin Lutheran College Kristi.Meyer@wlc.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania kjpres@ship.edu

8:00 a.m.
An Elementary Theory of the Categories of Graphs.
Demitri J. Plessas*, Northeastern State University
(1106VP1989)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Research in Teaching or Learning Introductory Mathematics
Room 214C, Convention Center
Organizers:
Kristen Meyer, Wisconsin Lutheran College Kristi.Meyer@wlc.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania kjpres@ship.edu

8:00 a.m.
Development of a General Education Online Course.
Whitney George*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
(1106VW608) 
8:15 a.m.
Writing and mathematics in a firstyear seminar.
Andrew R GainerDewar*, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
(1106VW1098) 
8:30 a.m.
Turbocharging freshman engagement in introductory courses through a 2lecture motivational seminar on how and why to succeed at college mathematics.
Wendy Hageman Smith*, Longwood University
Becker Sidney Smith, Platonic Realms
(1106VW2048) 
8:45 a.m.
Making a College Algebra Class Accessible to Students with Visual Impairments.
John W. Hoggard*, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
(1106VW2188) 
9:00 a.m.
The Effects of Assignment Timing on Student Learning.
Emma Smith Zbarsky*, Wentworth Institute of Technology
(1106VW2749) 
9:15 a.m.
Developing and Teaching a Hybrid, MidTerm College Algebra for Business, Life and Social Science Majors.
Chris Oehrlein*, Oklahoma City Community College
(1106VW2795) 
9:30 a.m.
Games as a Learning Tool in Mathematics.
Annela R Kelly*, Bridgewater State University
(1106VW2709) 
9:45 a.m.
Tailgating and trajectories: Using corn hole data to illustrate transformations and characteristics of parabolas.
Maria Siopsis*, Maryville College
(1106VW2165) 
10:00 a.m.
The Challenges of Teaching Developmental Mathematics Courses: Making Mathematics Appeal to Disengaged Learners by Seeking Depth Over Breadth.
Carolyn E. Luna*, The University of Texas at San Antonio
(1106VW2751) 
10:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: ScholarshipsCreating Opportunities for Applying Mathematics DUE 0966206 Project Outcomes Report (20102014).
YuJu Kuo*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Rick Adkins, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1106VW2454) 
10:30 a.m.
Can I be the change I want to see? Navigating the ease and obstacles between research ideals and classroom realities.
Mary Beisiegel*, Oregon State University
(1106VW2667)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, I
Room 101A, Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
On Higher Etale Regulators and Application to Higher Class Field Theory.
Sin Tsun Edward Fan*, California Institute of Technology
(1106112785) 
8:15 a.m.
Moduli of elliptic curves via twisted stable maps.
Andrew Niles*, College of the Holy Cross
(110611702) 
8:30 a.m.
Discriminants of simplest $3^n$tic extensions.
T. Alden Gassert*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(1106111797) 
8:45 a.m.
Diophantine Equations of the Form $X^{2N} + 2^{2\alpha} 5^{2\beta} p^{2\gamma} = Z^5$.
Eva G. Goedhart*, Bryn Mawr College
Helen G. Grundman, Bryn Mawr College
(1106111763) 
9:00 a.m.
On Solving the Equation $(a^2x^k  1)(b^2y^k  1) = (abz^k  1)^2$.
Eva G. Goedhart, Bryn Mawr College
Helen G. Grundman*, Bryn Mawr College
(1106111767) 
9:15 a.m.
$p$adic measures on $\mathbb{Z}_p$ and $\mathbb{Z}_p^2$.
Scott Zinzer*, Arizona State University
(1106112134) 
9:30 a.m.
Average of the First Invariant Factor of the Reductions of Abelian Varieties of CM Type.
Sungjin Kim*, University of California, Los Angeles
(110611588) 
9:45 a.m.
Counting ArtinSchreier Curves Over Finite Fields.
Anne M. Ho*, Colorado State University
(110611586) 
10:00 a.m.
Generalized integral HopfGalois module structure in characteristic $p$.
Alan Koch*, Agnes Scott College
(1106112279) 
10:15 a.m.
Purity Results on Fcrystals.
Jinghao Li*, SUNY Binghamton
Adrian Vasiu, SUNY Binghamton
(1106111985)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, I
Room 203A, Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
The joint belief function and Shapley value for the joint cooperative game.
Zheng Wei*, New Mexico State University
Tonghui Wang, New Mexico State University
Baokun Li, School of Statistics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economy, China
Phoung Anh Nguyen, International University, Vietnam National University
(1106601016) 
8:15 a.m.
Finite Factors of Bernoulli Schemes.
Andrew Lazowski*, Sacred Heart University
(1106001419) 
8:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Hyperfinite Construction of Gexpectation.
Tolulope Rhoda Fadina*, Bielefeld University, Germany.
(1106601323) 
8:45 a.m.
Generalized conditional Wiener integrals and their applications over analogues of Wiener paths.
Dong Hyun Cho*, Kyonggi University
(1106601687) 
9:00 a.m.
Random weighted projections, random quadratic forms and random eigenvectors.
Ke Wang*, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications, University of Minnesota
Van Vu, Yale University
(1106602574) 
9:15 a.m.
Asymptotic Zero Distribution of random polynomials.
Turgay Bayraktar*, Syracuse University
(1106601521) 
9:30 a.m.
Finding the probability of all Markov chain sample paths from j to k in nsteps where j,k that are bounded below by the xaxis and having transitions of size one of two (up or down).
Alan C. Krinik*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Dmitry, Vladimir V. Kruchinin, Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics
(1106607) 
9:45 a.m.
On the supnorm of the Bernstein density estimator.
Lu Lu*, Colby College
(1106602756) 
10:00 a.m.
Hybrid DeterministicStochastic Gradient Langevin Dynamics for Bayesian Learning.
Qi He*, University of California, Irvine
Jack Xin, University of California, Irvine
(110660173) 
10:15 a.m.
Distribution of Distances Between Random Gaussian Points in nSpace.
Benjamin Thirey*, United States Military Academy at West Point, NY
Randal E Hickman, United States Military Academy at West Point, NY
(1106602576) 
10:30 a.m.
Some Asymptotic Properties of Silverman's Smoothed Functional Principal Components.
Pemantha Lakraj Gamage*, Texas Tech University, Texas, USA.
Frits Ruymgaart, Texas Tech University, Texas, USA.
(1106602726) 
10:45 a.m.
Multistepahead forecasting in FX rates using KNearest Neighbor Algorithm with Mahalanobis Distance.
Vindya Kumari Pathirana*, University of South Florida
Kandethody M Ramachandran, University of South Florida
(1106602347)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on The Times They Are a Changin': Successful Innovations in Developmental Mathematics Curricula and Pedagogy, I
Room 210B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Suzanne Dorée, Augsburg College doree@augsburg.edu
Joanne Peeples, El Paso Community College
Donald Small, U. S. Military Academy
Bruce Yoshiwara, Los Angeles Pierce College
Chris Oehrlein, Oklahoma City Community College

8:00 a.m.
Comprehensive Reform of Developmental Mathematics at Xavier University of Louisiana.
G. Arora, Xavier University of Louisiana
A. Klimas, Xavier University of Louisiana
V. L. Kocic*, Xavier University of Louisiana
D. Stutson, Xavier University of Louisiana
S. Unnithan, Xavier University of Louisiana
(1106P5549) 
8:20 a.m.
A Personalized Solution for Increased Student Success.
Rodica Cazacu*, Georgia College
Marcela Chiorescu, Georgia College
(1106P52769) 
8:40 a.m.
The Way to Quantitative Literacy for College Developmental Mathematics Students.
Michael George*, BMCCCUNY
Annie Y Han, BMCCCUNY
Yevgeniy Milman, BMCCCUNY
(1106P52870) 
9:00 a.m.
A Contemporary Approach to Intermediate Algebra.
Donald Small*, U. S. Military Academy
(1106P5846) 
9:20 a.m.
The Carnegie Pathways: Innovating for Student Success in Statway and Quantway.
Ann Edwards*, Carnegie Foundation
Cinnamon Hillyard, University of Washington Bothell
(1106P52701) 
9:40 a.m.
Implementing NCBO (NonCredit Bearing Option) Bridge Mathematics Courses in the Research University: Lessons Learned in a Tier1 Setting.
Van Herd*, University of Texas at Austin
(1106P52554) 
10:00 a.m.
Eliminating Barriers and Establishing Connections: Practices Outside of the Classroom to Encourage Successful Mathematics Remediation.
Kimberly J Presser*, Shippensburg University
(1106P5441) 
10:20 a.m.
An InquiryBased Approach to Using and Manipulating Formulas.
Victor I Piercey*, Ferris State University
(1106P5360) 
10:40 a.m.
A Personalized Learning Approach to Developmental Mathematics.
Jan Orton Case*, Jacksonville State University
(1106P51249)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Topology and Manifolds, III
Room 101B, Convention Center

8:00 a.m.
Skein Theory and qseries.
Mustafa Hajij*, Louisiana State University
(110655158) 
8:15 a.m.
Predicting the number and type of twist sits in a rational knot or link.
Kerry M. Luse*, Trinity Washington University
Mark E. Kidwell, United States Naval Academy
(1106551972) 
8:30 a.m.
Intrinsic Linking and Knotting in Directed Graphs.
Joel Foisy, State University of New York at Potsdam
Hugh N Howards, Wake Forest University
Natalie R Rich*, University of Nebraska
(110655528) 
8:45 a.m.
Knot Invariants from Spanning Surfaces for a TwoBridge Knot.
Vincent F Longo*, The College of New Jersey
(1106191682) 
9:00 a.m.
Even and odd Kauffman bracket ideals for genus1 tangles.
Susan M. Abernathy*, Angelo State University
Patrick M. Gilmer, Louisiana State University
(1106571751) 
9:15 a.m.
Alexander and Markovtype theorems for virtual singular links.
Sarah R McGahan*, California State University, Fresno
Andrew V de la Pena, California State University, Fresno
(1106571799) 
9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On the Jones polynomial of 2nplat presentations of knots.
Bohyun Kwon*, University of Central Oklahoma
(110657434) 
9:45 a.m.
Bulky Knots.
Dennis M. Roseman*, University of Iowa
(110657384) 
10:00 a.m.
Heegaard diagrams corresponding to Turaev surfaces.
Cody Armond*, University of Iowa
Nathan Druivenga, University of Iowa
Thomas Kindred, University of Iowa
(1106571934) 
10:15 a.m.
Volume Bounds for Families of AAdequate Link Diagrams.
Adam Giambrone*, Alma College
(1106572196) 
10:30 a.m.
Decomposing Dehn Twists in Terms of Lickorish Generators.
Darren M Garbuz*, Saint Louis University
(1106571807) 
10:45 a.m.
Character Varieties of Dehn Fillings of a 3component Link.
Meredith G Anderson*, New Mexico State University
(1106571347)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Advances in Continuous Optimization and Applications
Room 202A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Dominique Orban, Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal dominique.orban@gerad.ca
Robert Vanderbei, Princeton University rvdb@princeton.edu

8:00 a.m.
Distributed augmented Lagrangian method with applications to stochastic programming.
Darinka Dentcheva*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(1106901609) 
8:30 a.m.
Alternating Minimization for Structured Optimization.
Andrzej Ruszczynski*, Department of Management Sci. and Information Sys., Rutgers University
(1106901612) 
9:00 a.m.
Taking Advantage of Degeneracy in Cone Optimization: with Applications to Sensor Network Localization.
Henry Wolkowicz*, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada
(1106901824) 
9:30 a.m.
The Direct Extension of ADMM for Multiblock Convex Minimization Problems is Not Necessarily Convergent.
Yinyu Ye*, Stanford University
(1106902241) 
10:00 a.m.
Countablyinfinite linear programming approaches and simplextype algorithms for Markov Decision Processes.
Ilbin Lee, University of Michigan
Marina A Epelman*, University of Michigan
H Edwin Romeijn, National Science Foundation
Robert L Smith, University of Michigan
(1106902525) 
10:30 a.m.
A Branch and bound algorithm for $k$MinBall problem.
Marta Cavaleiro, RUTCOR, RutgersThe state Univwersity of New Jersey
Farid Alizadeh*, MSIS Dept., RutgersState University of New Jersey
(1106902842)

8:00 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Project NExT Workshop
Room 217D, Convention Center 
Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
PME Council Meeting
Independence, Grand Hyatt San Antonio 
Monday January 12, 2015, 8:15 a.m.10:25 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Teaching or Learning Advanced Mathematics
Room 204B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Kristen Meyer, Wisconsin Lutheran College Kristi.Meyer@wlc.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania kjpres@ship.edu

8:15 a.m.
Teaching Mathematical Modeling  What WORKS, What Does NOT.
Ronald M. Brzenk*, Hartwick College
(1106VS153) 
8:30 a.m.
Analysis of Students' Proofs in Light of the Structure of Proof Construction.
Tetsuya Yamamoto*, University of Oklahoma
(1106VS997) 
8:45 a.m.
Pointsfree grading in an introtoproof course.
Matt Boelkins*, Grand Valley State University
(1106VS1118) 
9:00 a.m.
A Game Theory Course in 14 Days.
Heather Molle*, Lakeland College
(1106VS1589) 
9:15 a.m.
A Hybrid IBL/Traditional Abstract Algebra Class.
Rebecca L. Jayne*, HampdenSydney College
(1106VS2510) 
9:30 a.m.
Teaching Approaches of College Geometry for Preservice High School Teachers.
Ali S Shaqlaih*, University of North Texas at Dallas
(1106VS2593) 
9:45 a.m.
Projects in an Introductory Abstract Algebra Course.
Scott M. LaLonde*, University of Texas at Tyler
(1106VS2773) 
10:00 a.m.
Partial Credit for Partial Proofs?
Philip P. Mummert*, Butler University
(1106VS2779) 
10:15 a.m.
The Evolution of an Introduction to Proofs Course, Its Beginning, Present, and Future.
Regina D Aragon*, Eastern New Mexico University
(1106VS2177)

8:15 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics and Representation Theory, III
Room 008A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Zajj Daugherty, Dartmouth College
Ben Salisbury, Central Michigan University ben.salisbury@cmich.edu

8:30 a.m.
On the alcove model for KirillovReshetikhin crystals.
Cristian Lenart*, State University of New York at Albany
Arthur Lubovsky, State University of New York at Albany
(110605889) 
9:00 a.m.
Crystal structure for rigged configurations and the filling map.
Anne Schilling, University of California Davis
Travis Scrimshaw*, University of California Davis
(110605742) 
9:30 a.m.
Combinatorial approach to root multiplicities of rank two hyperbolic KacMoody algebras.
SeokJin Kang, Seoul National University
KyuHwan Lee*, University of Connecticut
Kyungyong Lee, Wayne State University
(110617619) 
10:00 a.m.
Homogeneous Representations of KhovanovLaudaRouquier Algebras.
Gabriel Feinberg*, Haverford College
KyuHwan Lee, University of Connecticut
(110605996) 
10:30 a.m.
Permutation patterns and Stanley symmetric functions.
Brendan Pawlowski*, University of Washington
Sara Billey, University of Washington
(110605972)

8:30 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:25 a.m.
MAA Session on Cartography and Mathematics: Imaging the World Around Us
Room 212B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Emek Kose, St. Mary's College of Maryland ekose@smcm.edu
Casey Douglas, St. Mary's College of Maryland

8:30 a.m.
Maps based on Max Elevation Angles to the Horizon.
Michael A Brilleslyper*, U. S. Air Force Academy
Mark Staley, HQ AF Space Command
(1106B11089) 
9:00 a.m.
The Geometry of The Night Sky (or, An Ape Pointing at The Stars).
Aaron Fenyes*, University of Texas at Austin
(1106B12878) 
9:30 a.m.
Loxodromes and Orthodromes: Two Methods for Computing Perimeters of Geographic Regions and their Applications.
Chase P. Ashby*, Northern Michigan University
Josh Thompson, Northern Michigan University
(1106B12144) 
10:00 a.m.
Flying Around the World: A Journey into Map Projections.
Itai Seggev*, Wolfram Research
(1106B11958)

8:30 a.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
AMSMAA Grad School Fair
Undergrads! Take this opportunity to meet representatives from mathematical science graduate programs.
Exhibit Hall C, Convention Center 
Monday January 12, 2015, 8:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Employment Center
Ballroom A, Convention Center 
Monday January 12, 2015, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Divergent series and differential equations: Past, present, future $ ... $
Lila Cockrell Theatre, Convention Center
Christiane Rousseau*, Université de Montréal
(1106A011) 
Monday January 12, 2015, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #3: Part B
Introduction to processoriented, guidedinquiry learning (POGIL) in mathematics courses.
Room 206A, Convention Center
Presenters:
Catherine Beneteau, University of South Florida
Zdeñka Guadarrama, Rockhurst University
Jill E. Guerra, University of ArkansasFort Smith
Laurie Lenz, Marymount University 
Monday January 12, 2015, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #14: Part B
Teaching statistics using R and RStudio.
Room 206B, Convention Center
Presenters:
Randall Pruim, Calvin College
Nicholas Horton, Amherst College 
Monday January 12, 2015, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #5: Part B
Two visual topics using undergraduate complex analysis.
Room 207A, Convention Center
Presenters:
Mike Brilleslyper, U S. Air Force Academy
Michael Dorff, Brigham Young University 
Monday January 12, 2015, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Student Hospitality/Information Center
Bridge Hall, Convention Center 
Monday January 12, 2015, 9:05 a.m.9:55 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
TALK CANCELLED: Topological dynamics and definable groups.
Room 214A, Convention Center
Anand Pillay*, University of Notre Dame
(110603145) 
Monday January 12, 2015, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Exhibit Hall C, Convention Center 
Monday January 12, 2015, 9:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMS Special Presentation
Who wants to be a mathematicianNational contest.
Room 103, Convention Center
Organizers:
Michael S. Breen, AMS
William T. Butterworth, DePaul University 
Monday January 12, 2015, 9:35 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Benefits and challenges of introducing multivariate topics earlier in the calculus sequence.
Room 214B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Mark Gruenwald, University of Evansville
Ken Luther, Valparaiso University
Panelists:
Dave Dwyer, University of Evansville
Stephen Davis, Davidson College
Presenters:
Jim Fowler, The Ohio State University 
Monday January 12, 2015, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Matrix factorizations and complete intersection rings.
Lila Cockrell Theatre, Convention Center
Irena Peeva*, Cornell University
David Eisenbud, MSRI and UC Berkeley
(11061323) 
Monday January 12, 2015, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
The strength of determinacy and Turing determinacy within second order arithmetics.
Room 214A, Convention Center
Richard A. Shore*, Cornell University
(110603149) 
Monday January 12, 2015, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
The Remarkable Journey of the Isoperimetric Problem: From Euler to Steiner to Weierstrass.
Lila Cockrell Theatre, Convention Center
Richard A. Tapia*, Rice University
(11064930) 
Monday January 12, 2015, 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Undergrad Poster Judges session
Room 214D, Convention Center 
Monday January 12, 2015, 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Education Informational Session
Bowie A, Grand Hyatt San Antonio 
Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures, Lecture III
ChernWeil theory and abstract homotopy theory.
Room 217A, Convention Center
Michael J. Hopkins*, Harvard University
(1106552238) 
Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Current Events Bulletin
Room 205, Convention Center
Organizers:
David Eisenbud, MSRI and UC Berkeley de@math.berkeley.edu

1:00 p.m.
Exploring the Galois group of the rational numbers: recent breakthroughs.
Jared S Weinstein*, Boston University
(1106112946) 
2:00 p.m.
The nonlinear Schrodinger equation on tori: integrating harmonic analysis, geometry and probability.
Andrea R Nahmod*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
(1106352834) 
3:00 p.m.
String Theory and Math: Why This Marriage May Last.
Mina Aganagic*, UC Berkeley
(1106812181) 
4:00 p.m.
From rational billiards to dynamics on moduli spaces.
Alex Wright*, Stanford University and Clay Mathematics Institute
(1106372174)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
MAA Lecture for Students
Math is cool!
Room 103, Convention Center
George Hart*, Stony Brook University
(1106A013) 
Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Continued Fractions, II
Room 004, Convention Center
Organizers:
James Mc Laughlin, West Chester University
Nancy J. Wyshinski, Trinity College nancy.wyshinski@trincoll.edu

1:00 p.m.
Generalized Stern polynomials, hyperbinary expansions, and continued fractions.
Karl Dilcher*, Dalhousie University
Larry Ericksen, Millville, NJ
(1106111679) 
2:00 p.m.
Endsymmetric continued fractions and binary quadratic forms.
Barry R. Smith*, Lebanon Valley College
(110611255) 
2:30 p.m.
A JacobiPerron Variant and Hermite's Problem.
Richard C. Burge*, Garden Valley, CA
(110611706) 
3:00 p.m.
A new family of multidimensional continued fractions: translated triangle maps.
Thomas Garrity*, Williams
Ilya Amburg, Williams
(1106111624) 
4:00 p.m.
Functional Analysis of Triangle Partition Maps, a Family of Multidimensional Continued Fraction Algorithms: Transfer Operators, ZetaLikeness, and Special Functions.
Ilya Amburg*, Williams College
Thomas Garrity, Williams College
(1106461693) 
4:30 p.m.
Nearest Integer Continued Fraction Systems.
Eugen Andrei Ghenciu*, University of WisconsinStout
Mario Roy, York University
Sara Munday, University of York
(1106371447) 
5:00 p.m.
The $(u,v)$CalkinWilf Tree.
Sandie Han, New York City College of Technology
Ariane Masuda, New York City College of Technology
Satyanand Singh, New York City College of Technology
Johann Thiel*, New York City College of Technology
(1106112349) 
5:30 p.m.
The CalkinWilf Tree for Linear Fractional Transformations.
Sandie Han, New York City College of Technology, CUNY
Ariane Masuda*, New York City College of Technology, CUNY
Satyanand Singh, New York City College of Technology, CUNY
Johann Thiel, New York City College of Technology, CUNY
(1106112427)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Differential Geometry and Statistics, II
Room 007C, Convention Center
Organizers:
Susan Holmes, Stanford University susan@stat.stanford.edu

1:00 p.m.
Role of Geometry in Model Independent Statistical inference on NonEuclidean Spaces.
Rabi Bhattacharya*, University of Arizona
(110662260) 
2:00 p.m.
Riemannian and affine Structures for Geometric Statistics in Computational Anatomy.
Xavier Pennec*, Inria, Asclepios team
(110662356) 
3:00 p.m.
Analog Forecasting with DynamicsAdapted Kernels.
Zhizhen Zhao*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Dimitris Giannakis, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(1106371450)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Fractional, Stochastic, and Hybrid Dynamic Systems with Applications, II
Room 003, Convention Center
Organizers:
John R. Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Gangaram S Ladde, University of South Florida
Aghalaya S Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette vatsala@Louisiana.edu

1:00 p.m.
Twoscale Network Dynamic Model for Energy Commodity Process.
Olusegun M Otunuga*, Marshall University
Gangaram S Ladde, University of South Florida
(110637769) 
1:30 p.m.
Levytype Stochastic Dynamic Modeling of Option Pricing Process under SemiMarkovian Structural Perturbations.
Patrick A Assonken*, University of South Florida
Gangaram S Ladde, University of South Florida
(110660960) 
2:00 p.m.
Chaos in a Twostage Discrete Model with Periodic Birthrates.
Ross Chiquet*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1106391015) 
2:30 p.m.
Collective Behavior of MultiCultural Social Networks Under Stochastic Structural Perturbations.
Kristina B Hilton*, University of South Florida
Gangaram S Ladde, University of South Florida
(1106911097) 
3:00 p.m.
Monotone Method for MultiOrder NSystems of RiemannLiouville Fractional Differential Equations.
Zachary Denton*, North Carolina A&T State University
(1106341320) 
3:30 p.m.
Comparisons of Green's Functions for Multiple Term Fractional Differential Equations.
Paul Eloe*, University of Dayton
Jeffrey Lyons, Nova Southeastern University
Jeffrey Neugebauer, Eastern Kentucky University
(1106261358) 
4:00 p.m.
Some Basic Results of Caputo Fractional Differential Equations.
Aghalaya S. Vatsala*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Bhuvaneswari Sambandham, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(1106341232) 
4:30 p.m.
A fractional boundary value problem with Dirichlet boundary conditions.
John R. Graef, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Lingju Kong, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Qingkai Kong, Northern Illinois University
Min Wang*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(1106341644) 
5:00 p.m.
Epidemiological Modeling and Stochastic Neural Networks.
Ryan M Thurman*, University of South Florida
Gangaram S Ladde, University of South Florida
(1106921917) 
5:30 p.m.
A threshold network dynamic and applications.
Gangaram S Ladde*, University of South Florida
(1106921840)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometries Defined by Differential Forms, I
Room 007D, Convention Center
Organizers:
Sergey Grigorian, University of TexasPan American grigorians@utpa.edu
Sema Salur, University of Rochester
Albert J Todd, University of California, Riverside

1:00 p.m.
Generalized Willmore surfaces and applications.
Magdalena D. Toda*, Texas Tech University
Bhagya Athukorallage, Texas Tech University
(11065382) 
1:30 p.m.
Almost Contact Structures and $G_2$Manifolds.
Albert J. Todd*, University of South Alabama
(1106532219) 
2:00 p.m.
Formality in Cosymplectic and Sasakian Geometries.
Marisa Fernandez*, University of the Basque Country, Spain
(110653330) 
3:00 p.m.
Conformal and Bochner flatness in complex contact geometry and in the geometry of metric contact pairs.
David E. Blair*, Michigan State University
(1106531370) 
4:00 p.m.
Special Hermitian metrics on compact complex manifolds and holomorphic deformations.
Luis Ugarte*, University of Zaragoza, Spain
(1106531724) 
5:00 p.m.
Geometry and topology of $G_2$ and Spin$(7)$ submanifolds.
Rebecca Glover*, University of Rochester
(1106532412) 
5:30 p.m.
Cylindrical Contact Homology: An Abridged Restrospective.
Jo Nelson*, Institute for Advanced Study and Columbia University
Micheal Hutchings, UC Berkeley
(1106531046)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Hopf Algebras and Tensor Categories, I
Room 006D, Convention Center
Organizers:
Susan Montgomery, University of Southern California
SiuHung Ng, Louisiana State University and Iowa State University rng@math.lsu.edu
Sarah Witherspoon, Texas A&M University

1:00 p.m.
Reflection Hopf Algebras.
Ellen E Kirkman*, Wake Forest University
James J Kuzmanovich, Wake Forest University
James J Zhang, University of Washington, Seattle
(110616931) 
1:30 p.m.
A Triviality Theorem for YetterDrinfel'd Hopf Algebras.
Yorck Sommerhäuser*, University at Buffalo (SUNY)
(1106162093) 
2:00 p.m.
Twisted Exponents for Hopf Algebras.
Maria D Vega*, North Carolina State University
Daniel S Sage, Louisiana State University
(1106161871) 
2:30 p.m.
On classification of semisimple Hopf algebras.
Yevgenia Kashina*, DePaul University
(1106172361) 
3:00 p.m.
Classification of connected Hopf algebras up to primecube dimension.
Xingting Wang*, University of Washington
(110616238) 
3:30 p.m.
Semisimple Hopf actions on quantizations.
Pavel Etingof, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Chelsea Walton*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(110681157) 
4:00 p.m.
Automorphisms of semisimple Hopf algebras which are biproducts.
David E Radford*, University of Illinios at Chicago
(11061646) 
4:30 p.m.
Bismash Products and Exact Factorizations of $S_n$.
Joseph B Timmer*, Louisiana State University
(1106172305) 
5:00 p.m.
Universal enveloping algebras of Poisson Hopf algebras.
Jiafeng Lv, Zhejiang Normal University
Xingting Wang, University of Washington
Guangbin Zhuang*, University of Southern California
(110617353) 
5:30 p.m.
Free actions of compact quantum groups.
Paul Frank Baum*, Penn State University
(110622643)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #15: Part B
How to run a successful math circle.
Room 207A, Convention Center
Presenters:
Amanda Katharine Serenevy, Riverbend Community Math Center
Philip B. Yasskin, Texas A&M University
Paul Zeitz, University of San Francisco 
Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #10: Part B
Humanistic mathematics.
Room 206B, Convention Center
Presenters:
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Eric Marland, Appalachian State University 
Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Inequalities and Quantitative Approximation, II
Room 008A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Feng Dai, University of Alberta fdai@ualberta.ca
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of Central Florida

1:00 p.m.
On the Mahler Measure of the Hadamard Product of Polynomials.
Alexander (Oleksandr) V Tovstolis*, Oklahoma State University
(1106301090) 
1:30 p.m.
Extremal properties of weighted convolutions.
Arcadii Z. Grinshpan*, University of South Florida
(110633340) 
2:00 p.m.
Break 
2:30 p.m.
Modified Kantorovich operators providing a better error estimation.
Qiulan Qi*, Hebei Normal University, Shijiazhuang, P.R.China
(110641193) 
3:00 p.m.
The Closure in a Hilbert Space of a CHEBYSHEV Set Fails to be a CHEBYSHEV Set.
Gordon G Johnson*, University of Houston
(110641161) 
3:30 p.m.
Spherical harmonics with maximal norm growth.
Xiaolong Han*, Australian National University
(110633100)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Inverse Problems, II
Room 001B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Peter Muller, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Kaitlyn Voccola, Colorado State University voccola@math.colostate.edu

1:00 p.m.
Resolution Optimization with Irregularly Sampled Fourier Data.
Matthew Ferrara, Matrix Research Inc.
Jason T. Parker, Air Force Research Laboratory
Margaret Cheney*, Colorado State University
(1106422702) 
1:30 p.m.
Active control for fields Modelled by Helmholtz equation.
Daniel T. Onofrei*, University of Houston
(110635121) 
2:00 p.m.
Kinetic models for imaging in random media.
Olivier Pinaud*, Colorado State University
(110635722) 
2:30 p.m.
Optimizing Quantities of Interest in High Dimensions to Improve Solutions to Inverse Problems.
Scott N. Walsh*, University of Colorado Denver
Troy Butler, University of Colorado Denver
(1106651300) 
3:00 p.m.
A Checkerboard Tiling Problem.
Curtis G Nelson*, University of Wyoming
Bryan L. Shader, University of Wyoming
(110605471) 
3:30 p.m.
Time reversal and inverse problems for radiative transport.
Sebastian Acosta*, Baylor College of Medicine
(110635864) 
4:00 p.m.
Fréchet Differentiability of Parabolic Partial Differential Equation.
Narayan Thapa*, Minot State University
(110635766) 
4:30 p.m.
The factorization method for a defective region in an anisotropic material.
Isaac Harris*, University of Delaware
Fioralba Cakoni, University of Delaware
(110635621) 
5:00 p.m.
Radiation therapy planning as an inverse problem  Mathematical perspective.
Abebaw Tadesse*, Langston University
Andrew Bucki, Langston University
(110649237) 
5:30 p.m.
A finite difference approach to solving the Dbar equation.
Peter A Muller*, Colorado State University
David Isaacson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Gary Saulnier, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Jonathan Newell, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(1106921908)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Knot Theory, I
Room 006B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Tim Cochran, Rice University cochran@rice.edu
Shelly Harvey, Rice University

1:00 p.m.
Sutured Floer homology and invariants of Legendrian and transverse knots.
John Etnyre*, Georgia Institute of Technology
David Shea VelaVick, Louisiana State University
Rumen Zarev, University of California, Berkeley
(110657865) 
1:30 p.m.
Legendrian Knots, Augmentations, and Rulings.
Caitlin Leverson*, Duke University
(1106531243) 
2:00 p.m.
Structure in Lower Order Quotients of the nSolvable Filtration.
Taylor E. Martin*, Sam Houston State University
(1106571402) 
2:30 p.m.
An infinite rank summand of topologically slice knots.
Jennifer Hom*, Columbia University
(1106571096) 
3:00 p.m.
Infection By A String Link.
Diego A Vela*, Rice University
(110655958) 
3:30 p.m.
Combinatorial tangle Floer homology.
Ina Petkova*, Rice University
Vera Vertesi, Universite de Strasbourg
(1106571106) 
4:00 p.m.
Tau invariants for balanced spatial graphs.
Katherine Vance*, Rice University
(1106571228) 
4:30 p.m.
The large scale geometry of strongly aperiodic subshifts of finite type.
David Bruce Cohen*, Rice University
(110620825) 
5:00 p.m.
Exceptional and cosmetic surgeries on knots.
Ryan Blair, CSU Long Beach
Marion Campisi*, Stanford University
Jesse Johnson, Oklahoma State University
Scott Taylor, Colby College
Maggy Tomova, University of Iowa
(110657275) 
5:30 p.m.
Leftorderability and cyclic branched covers.
Cameron McA. Gordon*, University of Texas at Austin
Tye Lidman, University of Texas at Austin
(1106571273)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Limits of Discrete Structures, II
Room 006A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Peter Diao, Stanford University
Dominique Guillot, Stanford University
Apoorva Khare, Stanford University
Bala Rajaratnam, Stanford University brajarat@stanford.edu

1:00 p.m.
Nonparametric block model estimation for sparse graphs.
Christian Borgs*, Microsoft Research
(1106051837) 
2:00 p.m.
On sequences of dense graphs.
Vera T. Sós*, Rényi Institute
(1106051998) 
3:00 p.m.
Differential Calculus on Graphon Space.
Peter Diao*, Stanford University
Dominique Guillot, Stanford University
Apoorva Khare, Stanford University
Bala Rajaratnam, Stanford University
(1106051995) 
3:30 p.m.
Measurable edge coloring.
Endre Csoka, University of Warwick
Gabor Lippner*, Northeastern University
Oleg Pikhurko, University of Warwick
(110605793) 
4:30 p.m.
Differential calculus on the space of countable labelled graphs.
Apoorva Khare*, Stanford University
Bala Rajaratnam, Stanford University
(1106052001) 
5:00 p.m.
Generalized Limits for Weighted Structures.
Ashwini Aroskar*, University of Michigan
James Cummings, Carnegie Mellon University
(1106032173)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Math Teachers Circles and the K20 Continuum
Room 007A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Brian Conrey, American Institute of Mathematics
Michael Nakamaye, University of New Mexico nakamaye@math.unm.edu
Kristin Umland, University of New Mexico
Diana White, University of Colorado Denver

1:00 p.m.
Mathematics of MTC's spanning the K20 Spectrum.
Michael Nakamaye*, University of New Mexico
(110697687) 
1:30 p.m.
Northern Colorado Math Teachers' Circle's Implementation of Common Core State Standards.
Katherine Morrison*, University of Northern Colorado
Gulden Karakok, University of Northern Colorado
(1106971223) 
2:00 p.m.
Drawing on Effective Professional Development Research: Using a PedagogicalContent Model in the Philadelphia Area Math Teachers Circle (PAMTC).
Joshua A. Taton*, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
Amy N. Myers, Bryn Mawr College
Cathryn Anderson, Washington Township School District
Stephen Bartholomew, The Philadelphia School
(110697226) 
2:30 p.m.
Quirky Mathematics: Its Joy and its Pedagogical Value.
James Tanton*, MAA
(110697432) 
3:00 p.m.
Modeling with Mathematics: MTC sessions that encourage and illuminate this CCSS Mathematical Practice.
Michelle A Manes*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(110697761) 
3:30 p.m.
Establishing and Maintaining a Math Teachers Circle.
Fawn P Nguyen*, Mesa Union Junior High
(110600826) 
4:00 p.m.
Mathematics Departments hosting MTCs.
Brian Conrey*, American Institute of Mathematics
(1106971957) 
4:30 p.m.
Baa Hozho': The Navajo Nation Math Circle Project.
Bob Klein*, Ohio University
(1106972008) 
5:00 p.m.
Using Math Teachers' Circles to Sustain a K16 Partnership among Teachers and University Faculty.
W. James Lewis*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Angie Hodge, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Michelle Homp, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1106971490) 
5:30 p.m.
Math Teacher Circles: Sustaining an NSF Math Science Partnership.
Amy Cohen*, Rutgers University
(110697349)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Natural Resource Modeling, II
Room 008B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Shandelle M. Henson, Andrews University henson@andrews.edu
Catherine A. Roberts, College of the Holy Cross

1:00 p.m.
A general structured population model with application to amphibians and associated diseases.
Azmy S Ackleh*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jacoby Carter, National Wetlands Research CenterUSGS
Vinodh Chellamuthu, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Baoling Ma, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Tingting Tang, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(110692832) 
1:30 p.m.
Ecological and evolutionary dynamics of a twostage model with egg cannibalism for social insects.
Yun Kang*, School of Letters and Sciences, Arizona State University
Marisabel Rodriguez, Arizona State University
Stephen Evilsizor, Arizona State University
(110634315) 
2:00 p.m.
Anthrax epizootic and migration: Persistence or extinction.
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Howard University
Avner Friedman, The Ohio State University
(1106921141) 
2:30 p.m.
Missing Constraints: Local Incentives May Sabotage LandscapeScale Coordinated Management.
Gwen Spencer*, Smith College
(110690971) 
3:00 p.m.
A Periodic Matrix Population Model for Monarch Butterflies.
Emily Hunt, James Madison University
Anthony Tongen*, James Madison University
(1106921125) 
3:30 p.m.
Optimal time dependent sampling for invasive species management.
Matthew H. Holden*, Cornell University
Stephen P. Ellner, Cornell University
Jan P. Nyrop, Cornell University
(110692538) 
4:00 p.m.
Modeling and analysis of avian populations vulnerable to wind energy.
Eric A Eager*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Richard A Erickson, United States Geological Survey
Wayne E Thogmartin, United States Geological Survey
(110692302) 
4:30 p.m.
Estimating the contributions of discrete habitats to population dynamics of migratory species.
Ruscena Wiederholt*, University of Arizona
Laura LopezHoffman, University of Arizona
Brady Mattson, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna Austria
Waynge Thogmartin, United States Geological Survey
Jay E Diffendorfer, United States Geological Survey
Richard A Erickson, United States Geological Survey
Paula Federico, Capital University
(110692293) 
5:00 p.m.
Optimum reserve size, fishing induced change in carrying capacity, and phenotypic diversity.
Worku T Bitew*, State University of New YorkFarmingdale
Wisdom Akpalu, UNUWIDER
(1106911063) 
5:30 p.m.
A diffuse interface model for two phase flow in karst aquifers.
Daozhi Han*, Florida State University
Xiaoming Wang, Florida State University
Dong Sun, Florida State University
Hao Wu, Fudan University
(1106761426)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics in Poland: Interbellum, World War II, and Immediate PostWar Developments, II
Room 005, Convention Center
Organizers:
Mohammad Javaheri, Siena College
Emelie A. Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu

1:00 p.m.
Polish Mathematical School and the Foundations of Mathematics.
Jan Woleński*, University of Management, Information and Technology, Rzeszow, Poland
(1106011180) 
2:00 p.m.
Mathematicians and the 1920 PolishSoviet War.
James T Smith*, San Francisco State University
(110601928) 
2:30 p.m.
The Life and Logic of Stanisław Leśniewski.
V. Frederick Rickey*, West Point
(1106011432) 
3:00 p.m.
Journeys of a Mathematician  Mieczyslaw Altman's life story during and after World War II  and his quest to discover the methods that will find the optimal solution.
Tom Altman*, University of Colorado Denver, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering
(1106011012) 
3:30 p.m.
Logic, Language and the Polish School.
Michael B Kac*, Department of Philosophy and Program in Linguistics, University of Minnesota
(1106011760) 
4:00 p.m.
Recollections of a mathematician's daughter: a history of 20th century Polish intelligentsia in a nutshell.
Zofia GolabMeyer*, Institute of Physics, Jagiellonian University
(1106012689)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Noncommutative Function Theory, II
Room 001A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Paul S. Muhly, University of Iowa
Gelu F. Popescu, University of Texas at San Antonio gelu.popescu@utsa.edu

1:00 p.m.
The matrix cube, dilations, linear matrix inequalities and probability.
J William Helton, University of California, San Diego
Igor Klep, University of Auckland
Scott McCullough*, University of Florida
Markus Schweighofer, University of Konstanz
(110647884) 
1:30 p.m.
Dilation and functionalmodel theory for Hilbert space noncommutative $n$hypercontractive operator tuples.
Joseph A. Ball*, Virginia Tech
Vladimir Bolotnikov, College of William & Mary
(110647755) 
2:00 p.m.
Implicit/inverse function theorems for free noncommutative functions.
Gulnara Abduvalieva, Drexel University
Dmitry KaliuzhnyiVerbovetskyi*, Drexel University
(110646754) 
2:30 p.m.
Operatorvalued monotone convolution semigroups.
Michael Anshelevich*, Texas A&M University
John D Williams, Universität des Saarlandes
(110646628) 
3:00 p.m.
Cross Section Algebras of Holomorphic Matrix Bundles.
Erin Griesenauer*, University of Iowa
Paul S. Muhly, University of Iowa
Baruch Solel, Technion
(110647553) 
3:30 p.m.
Pick Interpolation in a Weighted Noncommutative Setting.
Jennifer Good*, University of Iowa
(110647506) 
4:00 p.m.
Local maps and the representation theory of operator algebras.
Elias G. Katsoulis*, East Carolina University
(110647297) 
4:30 p.m.
Free functions with symmetry.
J. E. Pascoe*, University of California, San Diego
(1106471996) 
5:00 p.m.
Noncommutative Integrability.
Victor Vinnikov*, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
(1106471770) 
5:30 p.m.
The dual of the continuous multipliers on DruryArveson space.
Raphael Clouatre, University of Waterloo
Kenneth R. Davidson*, University of Waterloo
(110647874)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in the Analysis and Applications of Modern Splitting Methods, II
Room 006C, Convention Center
Organizers:
Abdul Q. M. Khaliq, Middle Tennessee State University
Qin Sheng, Baylor University Qin_Sheng@baylor.edu
Bruce Wade, University of WisconsinMilwaukee

1:00 p.m.
Operator splitting methods for pricing options under jumpdiffusion models.
Jari Toivanen*, Stanford University
(110665397) 
1:30 p.m.
The Locally Extrapolated Exponential Time Differencing LOD Scheme for Multidimensional ReactionDiffusion Systems.
Harish P. Bhatt*, Middle Tennessee State University
Abdul Q. M. Khaliq, Middle Tennessee State University
(1106651049) 
2:00 p.m.
A Superconvergence Analysis of the Quadratic Finite Element Method Based on Unstructured Anisotropic Meshes.
Weiming Cao*, University of Texas at San Antonio
(110665607) 
2:30 p.m.
Multiproduct Expansions in Application to Singular Partial Differential Equations.
Matthew A. Beauregard*, Stephen F. Austin State University
Jurgen Geiser, ErnstMoritzArntz University of Greifswald, Institute of Physics
(1106651740) 
3:00 p.m.
A numerical splitexplicit method for integration of the Linear Shallow Water Equations.
Grace Ann Kennedy*, Arizona State University
Mohamed Moustaoui, Arizona State University
(110635914) 
3:30 p.m.
Hessian Recovery for Finite Element Methods.
Hailong Guo*, Wayne State University
Zhimin Zhang, Wayne State University
Ren Zhao, Wayne State University
(110665106) 
4:00 p.m.
Highorder PathIntegral Monte Carlo methods for solving manyfermion problems.
Siu A. Chin*, Texas A&M University
(1106651793) 
4:30 p.m.
Stability and Accuracy Analysis of a SplitExplicit Scheme based on a FourthOrder TimeFiltered Leapfrog Method.
Dalton M. Woodard*, Arizona State University
Mohamed Moustaoui, Arizona State University
(1106651965) 
5:00 p.m.
Analysis of Mixed FEMs for CahnHilliardFlow Models.
Amanda E Diegel*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Steve Wise, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Xiaobing Feng, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Cheng Wang, University of Massachusetts, North Dartmouth
(110665197) 
5:30 p.m.
A Split Explicit Scheme for Integration of Nonlinear Atmospheric Equations Involving Multiple Timescales.
Brian W. Bell*, Arizona State University
Mohamed Moustaoui, Arizona State University
(1106351966)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Selmer Groups, II
Room 007B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Mirela Ciperiani, University of Texas at Austin mirela@math.utexas.edu
Henri Darmon, McGill University

1:00 p.m.
Congruences between AbelJacobi images of generalized Heegner cycles and special values of padic Lfunctions.
Daniel J Kriz*, Princeton University
(110611943) 
2:00 p.m.
Shadow lines in the arithmetic of elliptic curves.
Jennifer Balakrishnan*, University of Oxford
Mirela Çiperiani, University of Texas at Austin
Jaclyn Lang, University of California, Los Angeles
Bahare Mirza, McGill University
Rachel Newton, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn
(110611937) 
3:00 p.m.
Universal norm of crystalline classes.
Antonio Lei*, Université Laval
(110611894) 
4:00 p.m.
$p$Selmer growth in extensions of degree $p$.
Kestutis Cesnavicius*, University of California, Berkeley
(110611181) 
5:00 p.m.
The distribution of the Tamagawa ratio in the family of elliptic curves with a twotorsion point.
Zev Klagsbrun, Center for Communications Research
Robert J Lemke Oliver*, Stanford University
(110611833)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #9: Part B
Teaching college mathematics (for instructors new to teaching at the collegiate level and for instructors who prepare GTAs for their first teaching experience).
Room 206A, Convention Center
Presenters:
Ann Humes, Michigan Technological University 
Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Theory and Application of Reaction Diffusion Models, II
Room 002, Convention Center
Organizers:
Jerome Goddard II, Auburn University Montgomery jgoddard@aum.edu
Ratnasingham Shivaji, University of North Carolina Greensboro

1:00 p.m.
Solutions to a singularly perturbed supercritical elliptic equation on a Riemannian manifold concentrating at a submanifold.
Mónica Clapp*, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Marco Ghimenti, Università di Pisa
Anna Maria Micheletti, Università di Pisa
(110635809) 
2:00 p.m.
Steady state solutions of a reactiondiffusion system modeling an autocatalytic chemical reaction with decay.
Junping Shi*, College of William and Mary
(110635844) 
2:30 p.m.
Existence, stability, and bifurcation results for positive solutions for classes of semilinear elliptic boundary value problems with nonlinear boundary conditions.
Jerome Goddard II*, Auburn University Montgomery
R. Shivaji, University of North Carolina Greensboro
(1106351726) 
3:00 p.m.
Optimal control of PDE models for populations.
Suzanne Lenhart*, University of Tennessee and NIMBioS
(110635691) 
3:30 p.m.
Geometry of radial states in $p$Laplacian equations.
Bevin Laurel Maultsby*, University of Minnesota
(1106352314) 
4:00 p.m.
Continua of solutions for asymptotically linear systems of three equations.
Maya Chhetri*, UNC Greensboro
Petr Girg, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic
(1106352566) 
4:30 p.m.
Analysis of Steady State Solutions in an Abstract Model of Glioblastoma Multiforme under Immunotherapy Treatment.
Kristen Abernathy*, Winthrop University
(1106341825) 
5:00 p.m.
A Mathematical Model of Treatment of Cancer Stem Cells with Immunotherapy.
Zachary J. Abernathy*, Winthrop University
(1106342120) 
5:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Linear Elliptic Eigenproblems and Observing Lyapunov Exponents of Infinitedimensional Dynamics.
Mauricio Alexander Rivas*, Wake Forest University
(1106352308)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Dynamical Systems and Ergodic Theory, and Difference and Functional Equations, II
Room 102A, Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Optimal points for nonhomogeneous Cantor distributions.
Lakshmi Roychowdhury*, University of TexasPan American
(1106372831) 
1:15 p.m.
The Grigorchuk groups and Toeplitz subshifts.
Yaroslav Vorobets*, Texas A&M University
(1106372885) 
1:30 p.m.
Transition fronts of FisherKPP equations in locally spatially inhomogeneous patchy environments.
Aijun Zhang*, Drexel University
Erik S Van Vleck, University of Kansas
(110637810) 
1:45 p.m.
Parameter Driven Dynamics of Trypanosomiasis in a Cattle Population.
Joyce Akinyi Otieno*, Maseno University
Joseph Y. T Mugisha, Makerere University
Betty K Nannyonga, Makerere University
Paul O. Oleche, Maseno University
(110637866) 
2:00 p.m.
Optimal synchronization of complex networks.
Per Sebastian Skardal*, Universitat Rovira i Virgili
(1106371304) 
2:15 p.m.
Bistability in Inhomogeneity  Effects of Flow Coherent Structures on the Fate of a Bistable Reaction.
Aditya Dhumuntarao*, Arizona State University
Wenbo Tang, Arizona State University
(1106371852) 
2:30 p.m.
Measuring Complexity and Structure in Dynamical Systems.
Benjamin N Wilson*, University of North Carolina at Chape Hill
Karl Petersen, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1106371927) 
2:45 p.m.
Efficient Algorithms with an application to Wildland Fire Simulation.
Volodymyr Kondratenko*, University of Colorado Denver
Jan Mandel, University of Colorado Denver
(1106372215) 
3:00 p.m.
A Kinetic Model for HIV1 Viral Capsid Nucleation.
Farrah SadreMarandi*, Colorado State University
(1106372343) 
3:15 p.m.
Bifurcation Analysis of Systems of Neutral Equations of Mixed Type.
Charles Lamb*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Erik S. Van Vleck, University of Kansas
(1106372659) 
3:30 p.m.
Treatment for Analytical Solution of Nonlinear Oscillation System Via Decomposition Method.
Mahmoud Najafi, Kent State University Ashtabula
D Wayne Fincher*, Kent State University Ashtabula
(11063770) 
3:45 p.m.
An Analogy of LiYorke's Period Three Implies Chaos for Simple Dendrites.
Jorge Luis Guerrero*, Texas A&M International University
(1106372824) 
4:00 p.m.
Rankone transformations of ergodic index $k$ in infinite measure.
Terrence M Adams, Department of Defense
Cesar E Silva*, Williams College
(1106372610) 
4:15 p.m.
Existence and Uniqueness of TimeInvariant Measure for the TimeDependent NavierStokes Equations.
Gregory A Varner*, John Brown University
(1106371117) 
4:30 p.m.
Subdiagrams and invariant measures on Bratteli diagrams.
Sergey Bezuglyi*, University of Iowa
(1106371511) 
4:45 p.m.
A Boundary Value Problem in Nabla Fractional Calculus.
Julia St. Goar*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1106392145) 
5:00 p.m.
Multispecies hierarchical competition models with the Allee effect.
Laila Assas*, King Abdul Aziz University
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University
Eddy Kwessi, Trinity University
George Livadiotis, Southwest Research Institute
Brian Dennis, University of Idaho
(1106392199) 
5:15 p.m.
The Flour Beetle  A Discrete Mathematical Model.
Matthew Joshua Buhr*, University of South Dakota
(110639542) 
5:30 p.m.
Asymptotic Constancy for Pantograph Equations with Impulses.
Fatma Karakoc*, Ankara University
Huseyin Bereketoglu, Ankara University
(110639429) 
5:45 p.m.
The Familiarity Curve of the Slow Flashcard System.
Joel D Nishimura*, Arizona State University
Timothy P Novikoff, New York City, NY
(1106822710)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Ethnomathematics: A Tribute to Marcia Ascher, II
Room 213B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Ximena Catepillan, Millersville University ximena.catepillan@millersville.edu
Amy ShellGellasch, Montgomery College
Janet Beery, University of Redlands

1:00 p.m.
Game Analysis of Mu Torere and Related Ethnographic Games.
Darrah P. Chavey*, Beloit College
Philip D. Straffin, Jr., Beloit College, Emeritus
(1106D12886) 
1:20 p.m.
Śiśubodha Taraṅgi#x0194;ī: A 1933 mathematics and astrology book from Nepal, its content and backstory.
Deepak Basyal*, New Mexico State University
(1106D1784) 
1:40 p.m.
The Ethnomathematics of North American Rock Art.
James V. Rauff*, Millikin University
(1106D128) 
2:00 p.m.
Comparing Traditions of Fairness.
Jennifer Wilson*, The New School
(1106D12674) 
2:20 p.m.
Women and Ethnomathematics: Aspects of Gender.
Thomas E. Gilsdorf*, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM)
(1106D1587) 
2:40 p.m.
Remarks on Vedic Arithmetic  multiplication.
Ximena Catepillan, Millersville University
Waclaw Szymanski*, West Chester University
(1106D11849)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis
Room 101B, Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Limited sets and bibasic sequences.
Ioana Ghenciu*, University of WisconsinRiver Falls
(110646319) 
1:15 p.m.
Distributions in Spaces with Thick Points.
Yunyun Esther Yang*, Louisiana State University
(110646711) 
1:30 p.m.
Variational inequality and surjectivity of noncoercive operators and application to nonlinear parabolic problems.
Teffera M Asfaw*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(1106461445) 
1:45 p.m.
Stolarsky Means and Fremlin Tensor Products.
Christopher Michael Schwanke*, University of Mississippi
Gerard Buskes, University of Mississippi
(1106461869) 
2:00 p.m.
Coverstrict topologies and algebraic structures for some spaces of vectorvalued functions.
Terje Hõim*, Wilkes Honors College, Florida Atlantic Univ, and Univ. of Tartu, Estonia
D. A. Robbins, Trinity College
(110646614) 
2:15 p.m.
A Classification of TwoDimensional Operator Systems in $M_2$.
Roy M. Araiza*, San Jose State University
Heather Buyu, Coker College
Kimberly Duran, University of Memphis
Richard Morris, University of Texas at Austin
(1106461494) 
2:30 p.m.
The Similarity Degree of Approximately Divisible C$^*$algebras.
Weihua Li*, Columbia College Chicago
(110646570) 
2:45 p.m.
Generalized StoneWeierstrass Theorem for C*(Y).
Hueytzen J. Wu*, Texas A&M University  Kingsville
WanHong Wu, Magnolia, Texas
(1106461218) 
3:00 p.m.
On one theorem of Kadison for locally C*algebras.
Alexander A Katz*, St. John's University, NY, USA
(1106462260) 
3:15 p.m.
On GelfandNaimark type theorem for real locally C*algebras.
Alexander A. Katz, St. John's University, NY
Oleg Friedman*, U of South Africa, RSA/Lander College for Men of Touro College, NY
(1106462286) 
3:30 p.m.
The Quantum Pair of Pants.
Matthew McBride*, University of Oklahoma
Slawomir Klimek, Indiana University  Purdue University Indianapolis
Sumedha Rathnayake, Indiana University  Purdue University Indianapolis
Kaoru Sakai, Indiana University  Purdue University Indianapolis
(1106462489) 
3:45 p.m.
Functional calculus and spectral theorem for selfadjoint operators on Pontrjagin $P_1$ space with indefinite metric.
Sofya Masharipova*, Ashford University
Shukhrat Usmanov, Ashford University
(1106462856) 
4:00 p.m.
On Positive Tensor Products of $\ell_p$spaces.
Qingying Bu, University of Mississippi
Byunghoon Lee*, University of Mississippi
(1106461754) 
4:15 p.m.
Adjoints of Orthogonally Additive Polynomials.
Stephan C Roberts*, University of Mississippi
Gerard Buskes, University of Mississippi
(1106462005) 
4:30 p.m.
Mass Renormalization in the Nelson Model.
Fumio Hiroshima, Kyushu University
Susumu Osawa*, Hokkaido University
(1106462237) 
4:45 p.m.
A new approach to $\alpha$$\psi$contractive mappings along with multiplicative distances and generalized UlamHyers stability, wellposedness and limit shadowing results.
Wutiphol Sintunavarat*, Thammasat University
(1106462425) 
5:00 p.m.
The Union of Frame Theoretic and Gegenbauer Reprojection Techniques to Improve Image Construction Rates.
L. Hall*, Arizona State University
(1106462890) 
5:15 p.m.
A Generalized Wolff's Ideal Theorem on Certain Subalgebras of $H^{\infty}(\mathbb{D})$.
Debendra P Banjade*, Coastal Carolina University
Caleb D Holloway, University of Arkansas
Tavan T Trent, The University of Alabama
(1106462447)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Group Theory, Topological Groups, and Lie Groups
Room 203A, Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Posets related to Coxeter groups of type $H_2$,$H_3$, and $H_4$.
Abigail C Bishop*, North Carolina State University
(110600634) 
1:15 p.m.
Partial decomposition bases and partial subbases.
Peter Loth*, Sacred Heart University
(110620123) 
1:30 p.m.
Graph Products of Groups in Thompson's group V.
Nathan Corwin*, Rutgers University
Kathryn Haymaker, Villanova University
(1106202791) 
1:45 p.m.
Generalizations of commutativity in finite groups.
Thomas Langley*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(1106202802) 
2:00 p.m.
Variation on a Theme of I.D. MacDonald.
Joseph Phillip Brennan*, Binghamton University SUNY
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, Binghamton University SUNY
(110620531) 
2:15 p.m.
Some recent advances in lattices of supercharacter theories.
Anders O.F. Hendrickson*, St. Norbert College
(1106202790) 
2:30 p.m.
Reverse Cayley Graphs: Imposing Group Structure on the Platonic Solids.
David Plaxco*, Virginia Tech
(110620523) 
2:45 p.m.
Distance Spectra of Cayley Graphs of Complex Reflection Groups.
Briana FosterGreenwood*, Idaho State University
Cathy Kriloff, Idaho State University
(1106202597) 
3:00 p.m.
The horofunction boundary of the lamplighter group with the DiestelLeader metric.
Keith Jones, SUNY Oneonta
Gregory A. Kelsey*, Trinity College
(1106201734) 
3:15 p.m.
Monotone Catenary Degrees for Small Groups.
Alexander F. Card*, University of Central Missouri
(1106202613) 
3:30 p.m.
Groups with the weak minimal condition on nonpermutable subgroups.
Laxmi K. Chataut*, The University of Alabama , Tuscaloosa
(1106201353) 
3:45 p.m.
The Cross Number of Zerosum Free Sequences in Finite Abelian Groups.
Bumsoo Kim*, Princeton University
(1106202786) 
4:00 p.m.
Recognizing $\operatorname{PGL}_3$ via generic $4$transitivity.
Joshua Wiscons*, Hamilton College
(1106201660) 
4:15 p.m.
Relative divergence of finitely generated groups.
Hung Cong Tran*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(1106201813) 
4:30 p.m.
Conjugacy Classes of $\theta$ stable, maximal $k$split tori invariant under involutions of SL($n,k$).
Sarah B Mason*, North Carolina State University
(1106201717) 
4:45 p.m.
An algebraic proof of Szeméredi's affine cube lemma via ultrafilters.
John H. Johnson*, The Ohio State University
(1106202125) 
5:00 p.m.
Extending the Euclidean Dimension of Spinpossible.
Ethan Kowalenko*, Metropolitan State University of Denver
(1106202143) 
5:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: A natural twogenerator construction of the sporadic Mathieu group $M_{24}$.
Paul E. Becker*, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Jennifer Ulrich, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Sheridan Houghten, Brock University
Martin Derka, Waterloo University
(110620388) 
5:30 p.m.
The Smooth Locus of Spiral Schubert Varieties of type $\tilde A_2$.
William Graham, University of Georgia
Wenjing Li*, City University of New York
(110622182) 
5:45 p.m.
Computing hermitian forms.
Jonathan Francis Fernandes*, University of Maryland, College Park
(1106222860) 
6:00 p.m.
Global Actions of the Symmetry Group of the $n$dimensional Porous Medium Equation.
Jose A Franco*, University of North Florida
(1106221901)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Modeling or Applications,III
Room 213A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Kristen Meyer, Wisconsin Lutheran College Kristi.Meyer@wlc.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania kjpres@ship.edu

1:00 p.m.
Modeling Local Pattern Formation on Membrane Surfaces using Nonlocal Interactions.
Melissa R. Adkins*, Colorado State University
Yongcheng Zhou, Colorado State University
(1106VG629) 
1:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Application of Gaussian Process and Maximum Entropy Sampling in Methane Plume Prediction.
Raquel A Barata*, Adams State University
David R Thompson, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Lance Christensen, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
(1106VG2294) 
1:30 p.m.
Stochastic Transport Theory and Applications.
Richard Vasques*, UFRGS  Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
(1106VG1677) 
1:45 p.m.
Increasing prosperity, decreasing satisfaction: insights from an agentbased model.
Chris Thron*, Texas A&M University  Central Texas
(1106VG1602) 
2:00 p.m.
Local Image Comparison Using Krawtchouk Moment Invariants.
Atilla Sit*, Eastern Kentucky University
Daisuke Kihara, Purdue University
(1106VG2385) 
2:15 p.m.
A Piece of Paper and a Pair of Scissors.
Claudiu Mihai*, Daemen College
Christine Rakowski, Amherst, NY
(1106VG2437) 
2:30 p.m.
Using Predictive Mathematical Modeling to Determine What Impacts Student Retention in the First, Second, and Third Years.
Larry Wayne Lewis*, Ivy Tech Community College
Rebecca Patterson, University of Louisville
(1106VG2705) 
2:45 p.m.
Break 
3:00 p.m.
Restructuring of Languages by Learners: a Mathematical Framework.
Jacquelyn L Rische*, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Natalia L Komarova, University of California, Irvine
(1106VG1817) 
3:15 p.m.
Applying the common sense test as a diagnostic in mathematical modeling for decision making or research.
William P. Fox*, Naval Postgraduate School
(1106VG1198) 
3:30 p.m.
Fractional order bilingualism model without conversion from dominant unilingual group to bilingual group.
Yusuf Sofuoglu*, Ankara University
Nuri Ozalp, Ankara University
(1106VG1700) 
3:45 p.m.
Aligned Hierarchies for Sequential Data.
Katherine M. Kinnaird*, Macalester College
(1106VG2617)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Research in Geometry
Room 212A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Kristen Meyer, Wisconsin Lutheran College Kristi.Meyer@wlc.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania kjpres@ship.edu

1:00 p.m.
Properties of Integral Invariants of The Ruled Surface with Darboux Frame in $\mathbb{E}^{3}$.
Gülsüm Yeliz Şentürk*, Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul
Salim Yüce, Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul
(1106VM2204) 
1:15 p.m.
On The Octonionic Inclined Curves In The 8 Dimensional Euclidean Space.
Özcan Bektaş*, Yıldız Technical University
Salim Yüce, Yıldız Technical University
(1106VM2205) 
1:30 p.m.
On The Special Octonionic Curves In The 8 Dimensional Euclidean Space.
Salim Yüce*, Yıldız Technical University
Özcan Bektaş, Yıldız Technical University
(1106VM2324) 
1:45 p.m.
Cyclotomic Sets in AG($2,q$).
Philip DeOrsey*, University of Colorado Denver
William Cherowitzo, University of Colorado Denver
(1106VM1472) 
2:00 p.m.
On the maximum and minimum number of "sets" in subspaces of the affine space represented by the cards in the game of SET.
Anthony J. Macula*, SUNY Geneseo
(1106VM1116) 
2:15 p.m.
Cosmologies determined by pairs of quadrics.
Jonathan E Holland*, University of Pittsburgh
(1106VM2243) 
2:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: An affine CalabiYau manifold with irregular tangent cone at infinity.
Ronan J Conlon*, CIRGET, Universite du Quebec a Montreal
HansJoachim Hein, University of Maryland
(1106VM366) 
2:45 p.m.
On the Moving Coordinate System and Pole Points in Affine CayleyKlein Planes.
Nurten (Bayrak) Gürses*, Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul
Salim Yüce, Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul
(1106VM1872) 
3:00 p.m.
Triangles in Wonderland. Are there more obtuse or acute triangles?
Joseph P Previte*, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Michelle Previte, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
(1106VM2712) 
3:15 p.m.
Degenerate Tetrahedra.
Derege H. Mussa*, University of Texas at Dallas
(1106VM1578) 
3:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Amoebas, Nonnegative Polynomials and Sums of Squares Supported on Circuits.
Timo de Wolff*, Texas A&M University
Sadik Iliman, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany
(1106VM1621) 
3:45 p.m.
Spiraling geodesics in staircase metric geometries.
Ryan Hood, Austin College
J Mealy*, Austin College
(1106VM1251) 
4:00 p.m.
Entropies, Stability and YangMills Flow.
Casey L Kelleher*, University of California, Irvine
Jeffrey D Streets, University of California, Irvine
(1106VM308) 
4:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Tropical BrillNoether theory.
Yoav Len*, Yale University
(1106VM1647) 
4:30 p.m.
A simple proof of Bernstein theorem for de Sitter spaces.
Dat P Nguyen*, SUNY Stony Brook
(1106VM2678) 
4:45 p.m.
On the Positivity of Kirillov's Character Formula.
Ehssan Khanmohammadi*, Penn State University
(1106VM2743) 
5:00 p.m.
A Compact Moduli Space of Elliptic K3 Surfaces.
Adrian Brunyate*, University of Georgia
(1106VM2859) 
5:15 p.m.
Loxodromic Curves on Surfaces of Revolution.
Jacob M Blackwood, Siena College
Adam M Dukehart*, Siena College
(1106VM1851) 
5:30 p.m.
Geometry of the FermatTorricelli problem.
Faruk F. AbiKhuzam*, American University of Beirut
(1106VM2269) 
5:45 p.m.
Do typical visual representations obstruct mathematical cognition?
Milé Krajcevski*, University of South Florida
(1106VM1900)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Research in Graph Theory, I
Room 217B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Kristen Meyer, Wisconsin Lutheran College Kristi.Meyer@wlc.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania kjpres@ship.edu

1:00 p.m.
Disjoint Cycles and Equitable Coloring.
H. Kierstead, Arizona State University
A. Kostochka, University of Illinois at UrbanaChamapaign
T. Molla, University of Illinois at UrbanaChamapaign
E. Yeager*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChamapaign
(1106VN78) 
1:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Containment: A Variation of Cops and Robbers.
Natasha Komarov*, Carnegie Mellon University
John Mackey, Carnegie Mellon University
(1106VN215) 
1:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Saturation of trees in the hypercube.
Kavish P. Gandhi*, Newton North High School
Chiheon Kim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1106VN228) 
1:45 p.m.
Distance Labelings of Amalgamations and Injective Labelings of General Graphs.
Nathaniel Karst, Babson College
Jessica Oehrlein*, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Denise Sakai Troxell, Babson College
Junjie Zhu, Stanford University
(1106VN242) 
2:00 p.m.
Gridline Graphs in Higher Dimensions.
Adam Volk*, University of Dayton
Joshua Mireles, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1106VN294) 
2:15 p.m.
TwoPlayer Pebbling on Diameter 2 Graphs.
Matthew J Prudente*, Lehigh University
(1106VN520) 
2:30 p.m.
The minimum number of edges in a 4critical graph that is bipartite plus 3 edges.
A. V. Kostochka, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign; Institute of Mathematics, Novosibirsk, Russia
B. M. Reiniger*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1106VN573) 
2:45 p.m.
Strongly Regular Graphs from Generalized Quadrangles.
Liz LaneHarvard*, University of Central Oklahoma
Tim Penttila, Colorado State University
(1106VN601) 
3:00 p.m.
Graphs of polytopes and abstract polytopes.
Edward D. Kim*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
(1106VN604) 
3:15 p.m.
Break 
3:30 p.m.
Diameters of polytope graphs and an improved upper bound on subset partition graphs.
J. Mackenzie Gallagher*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
(1106VN725) 
3:45 p.m.
Complete $r$partite graphs determined by their domination polynomial.
Barbara M Anthony*, Southwestern University
Michael E. Picollelli, California State University San Marcos
(1106VN726) 
4:00 p.m.
Counting the isomorphism classes of the generalized Petersen graphs.
Sarah Hanusch*, Texas State University
(1106VN897) 
4:15 p.m.
Break 
4:30 p.m.
On Chorded Cycles.
Megan Cream*, Emory University
Ronald Gould, Emory University
Ralph Faudree, University of Memphis
Kazuhide Hirohata, Keio University
(1106VN1010) 
4:45 p.m.
The Existence of Trees for Given Values of $\lambda$, $\bar{\kappa}$, and $\kappa$ for $L(2,1)$Colorings and Irreducible $L(2,1)$Colorings.
John Villalpando*, California Lutheran University
Vesta Coufal, Gonzaga University
Kathie Yerion, Gonzaga University
Rob Ray, Gonzaga University
(1106VN1021) 
5:00 p.m.
All Graphs are Hall $\Delta(G)$Completable.
Sarah Holliday, Southern Polytechnic State University
Jennifer Vandenbussche, Southern Polytechnic State University
Erik Westlund*, Kennesaw State University
(1106VN1054) 
5:15 p.m.
The Generalized Steiner CableTrench Problem with Application to Error Correction in Vascular Imaging.
Eric J. Landquist*, Kutztown University
(1106VN1067) 
5:30 p.m.
$T_{r}span$ of Directed Wheel Graphs.
Marc J Besson*, Dickinson College
(1106VN1112) 
5:45 p.m.
4equitable Tree Labelings.
Zena Coles, Bard College
Alana Huszar, The College of New Jersey
Jared Miller, Bob Jones University
Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo*, Valparaiso University
(1106VN2897)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Research in Teaching or Learning Calculus
Room 214C, Convention Center
Organizers:
Kristen Meyer, Wisconsin Lutheran College Kristi.Meyer@wlc.edu
Bem Cayco, San Jose State University bem.cayco@sjsu.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania kjpres@ship.edu

1:00 p.m.
GeoGebra 5.0 and Multivariable Calculus.
Philip Joseph Lombardo*, St. Joseph's College of New York
(1106VT1559) 
1:15 p.m.
Calculus with and without Top Hat.
John W. Thompson*, U. of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Stephen Curran, U. of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
(1106VT317) 
1:30 p.m.
A Study of Calculus Instructors' Perceptions of Approximation as a Unifying Thread of the FirstYear Calculus.
Kimberly S. Sofronas*, Emmanuel College
Thomas C. DeFranco, University of Connecticut
Hariharan Swaminathan, University of Connecticut
Nicholas Gorgievski, Nichols College
Charles Vinsonhaler, University of Connecticut
(1106VT346) 
1:45 p.m.
"How does this help me?" Modeling growth in introductory calculus by using participation in formative assessment.
Rebecca Anne Dibbs*, Texas A&M UniversityCommerce
(1106VT398) 
2:00 p.m.
Teaching Calculus II in modular format to increase student success.
Lake Ritter*, Southern Polytechnic State University
(1106VT1308) 
2:15 p.m.
Enneper Surfaces  An Example of History and Exploration in the Teaching of Calculus.
Paul Sisson*, Louisiana State University in Shreveport
Tibor Szarvas, Louisiana State University in Shreveport
(1106VT1771) 
2:30 p.m.
Blending Mathematical Modeling and Calculus: A Data Driven Approach to Calculus.
Joel M Kilty*, Centre College
(1106VT2182) 
2:45 p.m.
Alignment in Students, Teaching Assistants, and Instructors on the Purpose and Practice of Calculus I Labs.
Yuliya Melnikova*, Texas State University
(1106VT2379) 
3:00 p.m.
"I Used to Hate Math. Now I Hate it Even More!" Undergraduate Calculus I Students' Perceptions of Mathematics: A Look at Survey Responses.
Ryan Grover*, University of Colorado  Boulder
(1106VT2448) 
3:15 p.m.
Students' Knowledge of Functions and Their Learning of Key Calculus Concepts.
Caroline J. Hagen*, Tufts University
(1106VT2698) 
3:30 p.m.
Inverting multivariable calculus.
Joel Louwsma*, Smith College
(1106VT2871) 
3:45 p.m.
Working to Improve Student Success in Calculus I Through Precalculus Support.
Therese Shelton*, Southwestern University
Alison M Marr, Southwestern University
(1106VT2377) 
4:00 p.m.
An Innovative, ThreeDimensional Approach to Multivariable Calculus Instruction.
Jason Samuels*, City University of New YorkBMCC
Aaron Wangberg, Winona State University
Brian Fisher, Lubbock Christian University
Eric Weber, Oregon State University
(1106VT2169) 
4:15 p.m.
Student Use of Example Generation in a Calculus Course: Potential Barriers to Student Learning with Example Generation.
Susan Marla Orme*, Brigham Young UniversityIdaho
Heidi Jean Turner, Brigham Young UniversityIdaho
Elaine Rumsey Wagner, Brigham Young UniversityIdaho
(1106VT1379) 
4:30 p.m.
Student Use of Example Generation in a Calculus Course: Student Success in Learning with Example Generation.
Heidi Jean Turner*, Brigham Young UniversityIdaho
Elaine Rumsey Wagner, Brigham Young UniversityIdaho
Susan Marla Orme, Brigham Young UniversityIdaho
(1106VT1381)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, II
Room 101A, Convention Center

1:00 p.m.
Large gaps between zeros of the Dedekind zetafunction of a quadratic number field.
Caroline L. TurnageButterbaugh*, North Dakota State University
(1106112300) 
1:15 p.m.
Gaps between zeros of $\operatorname{GL}(2)$ $L$functions.
Owen F. Barrett*, Yale University
Brian McDonald, University of Rochester
Steven J. Miller, Williams College
Patrick Ryan, Harvard University
Caroline L. TurnageButterbaugh, North Dakota State University
Karl Winsor, University of Michigan
(1106112820) 
1:30 p.m.
On the index of genus one curves over infinite, finitely generated fields.
Pete L. Clark, University of Georgia
Allan Lacy*, University of Georgia
(1106112752) 
1:45 p.m.
Minimal value set polynomials and a generalization of the Hermitian curve.
Ricardo Conceicao*, Oxford College of Emory University
Herivelto Borges, Universidade de Sao Paulo, ICMC, Sao Carlos, Brazil
(11061192) 
2:00 p.m.
Distribution of integral division points on the algebraic torus.
Philipp Habegger, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
Suion Ih*, University of Colorado at Boulder
(1106111936) 
2:15 p.m.
On Arboreal Galois Representations of Rational Functions.
Ashvin Anand Swaminathan*, Harvard College
(1106111113) 
2:30 p.m.
Elliptic construction of modular generators.
Tim Huber*, University of TexasPan American
(1106112494) 
2:45 p.m.
Hermitian Jacobi Forms and Congruences.
Olav K Richter, University of North Texas
Jayantha N Senadheera*, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
(1106111735) 
3:00 p.m.
RankinCohen brackets for Hermitian Jacobi forms and for Hermitian modular forms.
James D Martin*, University of North Texas
(1106112159) 
3:15 p.m.
Quantum modular forms from mock Jacobi forms.
Susie Kimport*, Yale University
(1106111608) 
3:30 p.m.
The zeros of certain weakly holomorphic Drinfeld modular forms and quasimodular forms.
SoYoung Choi, Dongkuk University, Kyeongju
BoHae Im*, ChungAng University, Seoul, Korea
(110611180) 
3:45 p.m.
Orbital Integrals and Shalika Germs for $\mathfrak{sl}_n$ and $\mathfrak{sp}_{2n}$.
Sharon M. Frechette*, College of the Holy Cross
Lance Robson, Vancouver, British Columbia
Julia Gordon, University of British Columbia
(110611870) 
4:00 p.m.
Extensions of SelbergDelange Method.
M.Tip E. Phaovibul*, University of Illinois: UrbanaChampaign
(1106112774) 
4:15 p.m.
Hyperbolic Fourier coefficients of Poincaré series.
Cormac O'Sullivan, Bronx Community College
Karen Taylor*, Bronx Community College
(1106112748) 
4:30 p.m.
Asymptotic nature of higher Mahler Measure.
Arunabha Biswas*, Texas Tech University
(1106111904) 
4:45 p.m.
Using trees to find optimal factorizations of numbers.
Charles L Samuels*, Oklahoma City University
(110611205) 
5:00 p.m.
The Hausdorff dimension of sets of numbers defined by their $Q$Cantor series expansions.
D. Airey*, University of Texas at Austin
B. Mance, University of North Texas
(1106112837) 
5:15 p.m.
The Moonshine Module for Conway's Group.
John F. R. Duncan, Case Western Reserve University
Sander MackCrane*, Case Western Reserve University
(1106112325) 
5:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The Average Order of an Element of the Symmetric Group.
Joshua Harrington, Cedar Crest College
Lenny Jones*, Shippensburg University
Alicia Lamarche, Shippensburg University
(1106111099)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.6:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Program and Assessment Implications of Common Core State Standards Implementation
Room 209, Convention Center
Organizers:
William Martin, North Dakota State University william.martin@ndsu.edu
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University
John Carter, Westlake High School

1:00 p.m.
Collaborative Effort to Address Content and Practice Standards in a Middle School Mathematics Teacher Preparation Program.
Ruthmae Sears*, University of South Florida
Burgos Fernando, University of South Florida
Rebecca Wooten, University of South Florida
(1106K5105) 
1:20 p.m.
Impacting Change in the Common Core Era through a Mathematics Partnership.
Kathryn Ernie*, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
Erick Hofacker, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
Sherrie Serros, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
Barb Bennie, University of Wisconsin  LaCrosse
(1106K5212) 
1:40 p.m.
Rich Mathematical Tasks Aligned with Common Core Math Standards.
Sherrie Serros*, University of Wisconsin  Eau Claire
Kathryn Ernie, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
Erick Hofacker, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
Barb Bennie, University of Wisconsin  LaCrosse
(1106K5213) 
2:00 p.m.
Revising the Mathematics Major to Align with the Common Core State Standards  Decisions and Challenges.
Diana White*, University of Colorado Denver
(1106K51289) 
2:20 p.m.
Aligning PreService Secondary Mathematics Curriculum at UAB with CCSS and METII.
John C Mayer*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1106K52614) 
2:40 p.m.
Modeling and the Common Core  A Series of Workshops.
Kevin Murphy*, St. Norbert College
(1106K51571) 
3:00 p.m.
Writing a Specialized Professional Association (SPA) Report.
AbdelNaser AlHasan*, Newberry College
(1106K51263) 
3:20 p.m.
Statistics and the Common Core.
Patti Frazer Lock*, St. Lawrence University
(1106K52094) 
3:40 p.m.
Statistical Education of Teachers in the Common Core Era.
Catherine Case*, University of Florida
Anna Bargagliotti, Loyola Marymount University
(1106K52139) 
4:00 p.m.
Needs of High School Mathematics Teachers to Teach Conditional Probability.
Adam Molnar*, University of Georgia
(1106K52435) 
4:20 p.m.
A Partnership with Local Schools: Implementing the Paradigm Shift to Teaching Common Core Mathematics.
Jennifer Bergner*, Salisbury University
Michael Bardzell, Salisbury University
(1106K52254) 
4:40 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Preservice teachers views of the Standards of Mathematical Practice vs. the Content Standards.
Karrolyne Fogel*, California Lutheran University
Nathan Carlson, California Lutheran University
(1106K52370) 
5:00 p.m.
Advanced Teacher Capacity in Common Core Mathematics.
Gregory D. Foley*, Ohio University
(1106K52721) 
5:20 p.m.
If we can't teach to the test, then we'll have to actually teach math.
Michael Von Korff*, Reasoning Mind
Victor Kostyuk, Reasoning Mind
(1106K52041) 
5:40 p.m.
Teacher training: Helping the students in solving word problems.
Victoria Kofman*, Quality Engineering Education, Inc.
(1106K5543) 
6:00 p.m.
Using Rich Mathematical Tasks to Promote the Standards for Mathematical Practice.
Dave Kennedy*, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Yvonne Lai, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Judith Jacobs, JEJMath, Ltd.
(1106K51976)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.1:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Statistics Education beyond the Introductory Statistics Course, II
Room 211, Convention Center
Organizers:
Randall Pruim, Calvin College rpruim@calvin.edu
Scott Alberts, Truman State University
Patti Frazer Lock, St. Lawrence University

1:00 p.m.
Statistics for Everyone: Integrating Statistical Reasoning on Campus.
Laura A. McSweeney*, Fairfield University
(1106M5744) 
1:20 p.m.
Getting inside the black box of chemometrics: interdisciplinary research between statistics and chemistry.
Carolyn K. Cuff*, Westminster College, PA
(1106M5872)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Teaching Inquiry, I
Room 204A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Brian Katz, Augustana College briankatz@augustana.edu
Elizabeth Thoren, University of California, Santa Barbara

1:00 p.m.
Lessons that LastTeaching Effective Thinking.
Michael Starbird*, The University of Texas at Austin
(1106N11659) 
1:20 p.m.
Teaching College Algebra Students to Formulate Questions.
Jacqueline JensenVallin*, Lamar University
(1106N1554) 
1:40 p.m.
Using Linked Courses and Classroom Configurations to Teach Mathematical Inquiry to Freshman Business Students.
Victor I Piercey*, Ferris State University
Roxanne Cullen, Ferris State University
(1106N1382) 
2:00 p.m.
Homework Presentations in Calculus I.
Valerie J. Peterson*, University of Portland
(1106N12426) 
2:20 p.m.
Teaching Inquiry through Calculus TACTivities.
Angie Hodge*, University of Nebraska Omaha
Janice Rech, University of Nebraska Omaha
Faan Tone Liu, University of Colorado Boulder
Kimberly Bunning, University of Colorado Boulder
David Webb, University of Colorado Boulder
Eric Stade, University of Colorado Boulder
Ron Tubbs, University of Colorado Boulder
(1106N11083) 
2:40 p.m.
Raising Calculus to the Surface: Discovering geometric connections behind multivariable calculus.
Aaron Wangberg*, Winona State University
Brian Fisher, Lubbock Christian University
Jason Samuels, City University of New York  Borough of Manhattan Community College
Eric Webber, Oregon State University
(1106N11437) 
3:00 p.m.
Discovering the Art of Inquiry: Creating a Culture of Asking Open Questions.
Volker Ecke*, Westfield State University
Christine von Renesse, Westfield State University
Julian Fleron, Westfield State University
Philip K Hotchkiss, Westfield State University
(1106N12118) 
3:20 p.m.
Nurturing Inquiry in a Moore Method Geometry Classroom.
Theron J Hitchman*, University of Northern Iowa
(1106N12339) 
3:40 p.m.
Ask questions to encourage questions asked.
Sarahmarie Belcastro*, MathILy (serious Mathematics Infused with Levity)
(1106N12095) 
4:00 p.m.
Transitioning students from consumers to producers.
Dana C. Ernst*, Northern Arizona University
Nandor Sieben, Northern Arizona University
(1106N12639) 
4:20 p.m.
How Students Experience a Mathematics Program with an InquiryBased Philosophy.
Samuel A. Cook*, Wheelock College
Debra K Borkovitz, Wheelock College
Galina Dobrynina, Wheelock College
(1106N12333) 
4:40 p.m.
Methods for Democratizing Inquiry for K16 Students and Teachers.
Steven Greenstein*, Montclair State University
Catherine Buell, Fitchburg State University
Zahava Wilstein, Berry College
(1106N12744) 
5:00 p.m.
Faculty Knowledge of Teaching in InquiryBased Learning Mathematics.
Anne M Cawley*, University of Michigan
Vilma Mesa, University of Michigan
(1106N11888) 
5:20 p.m.
Critical Components of InquiryOriented Teaching.
Estrella MS Johnson*, Virginia Tech
(1106N1671) 
5:40 p.m.
Teaching Inquiry in a Capstone Course for Future Secondary School Teachers.
Stan Yoshinobu*, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
(1106N11385)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on The Times They Are a Changin': Successful Innovations in Developmental Mathematics Curricula and Pedagogy, II
Room 210B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Suzanne Dorée, Augsburg College doree@augsburg.edu
Joanne Peeples, El Paso Community College
Donald Small, U. S. Military Academy
Bruce Yoshiwara, Los Angeles Pierce College
Chris Oehrlein, Oklahoma City Community College

1:00 p.m.
Using Reform mathematics pedagogy in developmental mathematics courses to improve student success with application problems.
Luke Smith*, Auburn University Montgomery
(1106P5169) 
1:20 p.m.
Improving Students Success in First Year Mathematics Courses at the University of Nebraska.
Nathan Wakefield*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1106P5882) 
1:40 p.m.
The Implementation of Online Homework in Developmental Mathematics and Its Impact on Successive Courses.
Paula R Stickles*, Millikin University
(1106P5584) 
2:00 p.m.
College Quantitative Reasoning: An Innovative Yearlong Course in Mathematics, Statistics, and Modeling.
Gregory D. Foley*, Ohio University
(1106P52738) 
2:20 p.m.
Developmental Math: Forward Thinking and Backward Designed.
Pangyen Ben Weng*, Metropolitan State University
(1106P596) 
2:40 p.m.
Accelerating Developmental Mathematics by Contextualizing Prerequisites into a Single Course using ProblemSolving (for STEM, too!).
G Michael Guy*, Queensborough Community College
(1106P5609) 
3:00 p.m.
A Shorter Math Pipeline: Redesign and Assessment.
Joan E Brown*, Eastern New Mexico University
Tom R Brown, Eastern New Mexico University
(1106P5919) 
3:20 p.m.
Creating a Cognitively Demanding Environment for Developmental Mathematics Student Learning.
Kenneth R. Bradfield*, Michigan State University
Raven McCrory, Michigan State University
Steve Wolf, Texas State University
Beth HerbelEisenmann, Michigan State University
Durrell Jones, Michigan State University
Kristen Bieda, Michigan State University
(1106P5772) 
3:40 p.m.
Seeking Mathematics Success for College Students: A Randomized Field Trial of an Adapted Approach.
Taras Gula, George Brown College
Carolyn Hoessler, University of Saskatchewan
Wes Maciejewski*, The University of British Columbia
(1106P52681) 
4:00 p.m.
Assessing the effectiveness of the Carnegie Pathways: A multilevel propensity score approach.
Hiro Yamada*, Carnegie Foundation
Chris Thorn, Carnegie Foundation
(1106P52697)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Trends in Undergraduate Mathematical Biology Education
Room 203B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Timothy D Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu

1:00 p.m.
An Oracle Method to Rank a Tournament from NFL Teams to Green Anoles.
E Cabral Balreira*, Trinity University
(1106Q16) 
1:20 p.m.
An Animal Population Simulation and Mathematical Modeling Activity for Secondary Mathematics Majors.
Diana S Cheng*, Towson University
David Thompson, Towson University
(1106Q190) 
1:40 p.m.
A Mathematical Model for Alzheimer Disease and it's Treatment Based on the Metal Ions Hypothesis.
Shantia Yarahmadian*, Mississippi State University
Hadi Khani, Mississippi State University
Eda Asili, Mississippi State University
(1106Q12505) 
2:00 p.m.
The Mathematical Biology research program and minor at Truman State University.
Pam Ryan*, Truman State University
(1106Q12491) 
2:20 p.m.
Involving Undergraduates in Biomath Research Using High Performance GPU Computing.
G. Brock Williams*, Texas Tech University
John Calhoun, Texas Tech University
Whitney Green, Texas Tech University
Levi Johnson, Texas Tech University
Jessica Spott, Texas Tech University
(1106Q1802) 
2:40 p.m.
Interactive Mathematicabased biodiversity exercise enhances student understanding.
Elizabeth C. DavisBerg, Columbia College Chicago
Daniel R. Jordan*, Columbia College Chicago
(1106Q11399) 
3:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: IQS 2.0: A Modularized Integrated Math and Science Course.
Lester F Caudill*, University of Richmond
(1106Q12431) 
3:20 p.m.
Computer Laboratory Activities for Biocalculus Courses.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
(1106Q12788)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Using Flipping Pedagogy to Engage Students in Learning Mathematics, I
Room 204B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Jean McGivneyBurelle, University of Hartford burelle@hartford.edu
Larissa Schroeder, University of Hartford
Fei Xue, University of Hartford
John Williams, University of Hartford

1:00 p.m.
Using a Hybrid Model to Build Math Skills in a Prerequisite College Algebra Course.
Debbie Gochenaur*, Shippensburg University
(1106R12688) 
1:20 p.m.
A Comparison of StudentLearned Outcomes in MultiSections of `Large' College Algebra Classrooms: A Preliminary Study.
Perry Y.C. Lee*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Padraig McLoughlin, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
(1106R12374) 
1:40 p.m.
Flipping College Algebra to Increase Student Engagement and Achievement.
Jennifer E Clinkenbeard*, California State University Fullerton / Claremont Graduate University
Cherie Ichinose, California State University Fullerton
(1106R11027) 
2:00 p.m.
A TeamBased Approach to a Partially Flipped Linear Algebra Class.
Rebecca Swanson*, Colorado School of Mines
Deb Carney, Colorado School of Mines
Nic Ormes, University of Denver
(1106R1925) 
2:20 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Adventures in flipping college algebra.
Jenna Van Sickle*, Fontbonne University
(1106R127) 
2:40 p.m.
Using Flipping Pedagogy in an Online Course.
Jason A Miller*, The Ohio State University
Gary Kennedy, The Ohio State University
Elizabeth A Miller, The Ohio State University
(1106R12814) 
3:00 p.m.
Flipping Freshman Mathematics: Discouraging Results and How to Adapt for the Future.
Jenny G. Fuselier*, High Point University
Laurie Zack, High Point University
Adam GrahamSquire, High Point University
Karen O'Hara, High Point University
(1106R1895) 
3:20 p.m.
Flipping an Introductory Statistics Class: Students' Attitudes About and Success with the use of Online Tools.
Craig Patrick McBride*, University of Washington Tacoma
(1106R1585) 
3:40 p.m.
Flipping the Classroom Routine in Statistics.
Erick Hofacker*, University of Wisconsin  River Falls
(1106R1214) 
4:00 p.m.
Using rotating student groups to increase participation and decrease anxiety.
Carrie Muir*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(1106R12658) 
4:20 p.m.
Using the Flipped Classroom to offer Dual Enrollment courses.
Krista Maxson*, Shawnee State University
(1106R11351) 
4:40 p.m.
Flipping the class using Google Documents at the Naval Academy Preparatory School.
Matthew J. Peeples*, Naval Academy Preparatory School
(1106R1283) 
5:00 p.m.
Perspectives of Flipping an Undergraduate Precalculus Class.
Dr. Jason A. Willis*, GardnerWebb University
Dr. George Olson, Appalachian State University
Dr. Deborah Crocker, Appalachian State University
Dr. Tracy GoodsonEspy, Appalachian State University
(1106R1524) 
5:20 p.m.
Engaging the Introverted Learner using the Flipped Classroom in a Hybrid Calculus Class.
Terry L Barron*, Georgia Gwinnett College
(1106R12737) 
5:40 p.m.
Students' Perceptions of Flipped Calculus.
Larissa Schroeder*, University of Hartford
Jean McGivneyBurelle, University of Hartford
Fei Xue, University of Hartford
(1106R11905)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Wavelets in Undergraduate Education
Room 210A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Caroline Haddad, State University of New York at Geneseo haddad@geneseo.edu
John Merkel, Oglethorpe University
Edward Aboufadel, Grand Valley State University

1:00 p.m.
MultiResolution Analysis for the Haar Wavelet: A Minimalist Approach.
Helmut Knaust*, The University of Texas at El Paso
(1106R51592) 
1:20 p.m.
Teaching wavelets to a freshman.
David W Roach*, Murray State University
(1106R52624) 
1:40 p.m.
Using Wavelets as a Tool for Statistical Analysis of Big Data.
Caroline Haddad*, State University of New York at Geneseo
(1106R51614) 
2:00 p.m.
Compressed Sensing Impacts the Statistical Inferences Made from fMRI.
Susannah Shoemaker*, Pomona College
Deanna Needell, Claremont McKenna College
Wesley Kerr, UCLA
Arpineh Asadoorian, UCLA
Jessica Nadalin, UC Berkeley
Christian Ayala, Claremont McKenna College
Ryan McCarthy, University College Cork
(1106R52717) 
2:20 p.m.
Discrete Wavelets in a Liberal Arts Mathematics Course.
John C. Merkel*, Oglethorpe University
(1106R52292) 
2:40 p.m.
3D Printing and Wavelets, Continued.
Edward Aboufadel*, Grand Valley State University
(1106R5514) 
3:00 p.m.
Bases, Frames and associated operators in a Hilbert Space.
Ghanshyam Bhatt*, Tennessee State University
(1106R51914)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Session on WellDesigned Online Assessment: WellFormed Questions, DiscoveryBased Explorations, and Their Success in Improving Student Learning
Room 212B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Paul Seeburger, Monroe Community College pseeburger@monroecc.edu
Matthew Leingang, New York University

1:00 p.m.
Interactive Online Lessons using Articulate Storyline.
Elizabeth A Miller*, The Ohio State University
Carolyn Johns, The Ohio State University
Jason A Miller, The Ohio State University
(1106S12839) 
1:20 p.m.
Implementing Multiple Forms of Assessment in Carnegie's Community College Pathways' Online Platform to Support Student Learning and Achievement in Community College Developmental Mathematics.
Maria Mendiburo*, Carnegie Foundation
Scott Strother, Carnegie Foundation
(1106S12882) 
1:40 p.m.
Don't Show Your Work! Online Assessment in CBAL Mathematics.
James H. Fife*, Educational Testing Service
(1106S1991) 
2:00 p.m.
Test Well and Test Often: Differentiating Instruction Using MicroAssessment.
Nathaniel Rounds*, Reasoning Mind
Michael Von Korff, Reasoning Mind
(1106S12032) 
2:20 p.m.
Putting College Algebra Online: Breaking Away from Traditional Assessment.
Samuel Luke Tunstall*, Appalachian State University
(1106S11085) 
2:40 p.m.
Transitioning from discoverybased worksheets to online explorations in a multivariable calculus class.
Monica M VanDieren*, Robert Morris University
(1106S12923) 
3:00 p.m.
Creating Effective Online Homework Problems in Intermediate Algebra (Using WeBWorK).
Paul E Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
(1106S12809)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.1:55 p.m.
NAM GranvilleBrownHaynes Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences
Room 215, Convention Center
Organizers:
Dawn Lott, NAM dlott@desu.edu

1:00 p.m.
The adjoint representation of a classical Lie algebra and the support of Kostant's weight multiplicity formula.
Pamela Estephania Harris*, United States Military Academy
Erik Insko, Florida Gulf Coast University
Lauren Kelly Williams, Mercyhurst University
(110617692) 
1:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Mod 4 Galois Representations From Elliptic Curves and a Certain BrauerType Embedding Problem.
Kevin M Mugo*, Lafayette, Indiana
(1106112441)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Multivariate Signal Analysis and Inverse Problems, I
Room 202A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Carlo Bardaro, University of Perugia Carlo.Bardaro@unipg.it
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida zuhair.nashed@ucf.edu
Gianluca Vinti, University of Perugia gianluca.vinti@unipg.it

1:00 p.m.
Dynamical sampling in Hilbert spaces.
Akram Aldroubi*, Vanderbilt University
Carlos Cabrelli, University of Buenos Aires
Ursula Molter, University Of Buenos Aires
Sui Tang, Vanderbilt University
(1106471318) 
2:00 p.m.
A Blind Matrix Decomposition Algorithm.
Xin Li*, University of Central Florida
(1106152947) 
2:30 p.m.
A multiple multiresolution analysis for image processing.
Mariantonia Cotronei*, University of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Milvia Rossini, University of MilanoBicocca, Italy
Tomas Sauer, University of Passau, Germany
(1106652257) 
3:00 p.m.
Multidimensional Shannon Sampling.
Willi Freeden*, University of Kaiserslautern
M. Zuhair Nashed, University of Central Florida, Orlando
(1106411310) 
4:00 p.m.
A Greedy Algorithm for the Regularization of Inverse Problems in Geophysics and Medical Imaging.
Volker Michel*, University of Siegen
(1106652236) 
4:30 p.m.
Sparsity and spatial localization of spatially decaying systems.
Qiyu Sun*, University of Central Florida
(1106941880) 
5:00 p.m.
Approximation by multivariate Kantorovich sampling operators and applications to Image Processing.
Gianluca Vinti*, University of Perugia
(1106411453)

1:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics Panel Discussion
Mathematics and the sciences: Necessary dialogue.
Room 214B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Martha J. Siegel, Towson University
Peter Turner, Clarkson University
Panelists:
Jenna Carpenter, Louisiana Tech University
Mark Green, University of California Los Angeles
S. James Gates,Jr, University of Maryland
Kirk E. Jordan, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center 
Monday January 12, 2015, 1:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, IV
Room 208, Convention Center

1:15 p.m.
An Asymptotic Formula for the Number of Balanced Incomplete Block Design Incidence Matrices.
Aaron M. Montgomery*, Baldwin Wallace University
(1106051764) 
1:30 p.m.
Species with an equivariant group action.
Andrew R GainerDewar*, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
(1106051101) 
1:45 p.m.
Distinguishing extension numbers for $\mathbf R^n$ and $S^n$.
Alex Lombardi*, Harvard University
(1106051491) 
2:00 p.m.
Coefficients of Bivariate Analytic Functions with Algebraic Singularities.
Torin Greenwood*, University of Pennsylvania
(1106052564) 
2:15 p.m.
Superpatterns and Alon's Conjecture.
Yiguang Zhang*, Johns Hopkins University
Yonah BiersAriel, Whitman College
(110605753) 
2:30 p.m.
A Generalized Central Sets Theorem and Applications.
Dev R Phulara*, Howard University
(110605740) 
2:45 p.m.
Avoidability and Density of Words.
Danny Rorabaugh*, University of South Carolina
Joshua Cooper, University of South Carolina
(1106052434) 
3:00 p.m.
Maximal Green Sequences and Type A Quivers.
Alexander Garver*, University of Minnesota
Gregg Musiker, University of Minnesota
(110605256) 
3:15 p.m.
Power Graphs of Finite Associative Rings.
Mary K Flagg*, University of St. Thomas, Houston
(110605880) 
3:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Betti Numbers of Simplicial Forests.
Nursel Erey*, Dalhousie University
Sara Faridi, Dalhousie University
(110605855) 
3:45 p.m.
Distinguishing subgroups of the rationals by their Ramsey properties.
Ben Barber, University of Birmingham
Neil Hindman*, Howard University
Imre Leader, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge
Dona Strauss, University of Leeds
(110605331) 
4:00 p.m.
Linear Extensions and Exceptional Sequences.
Alexander Garver, University of Minnesota
Jacob P. Matherne*, Louisiana State University
(1106052696) 
4:15 p.m.
Enumerating $Q$factorial Posets.
Eric L Clark*, Kentucky Wesleyan College
(1106051967) 
4:30 p.m.
From signal processing to lattice paths.
Shaun V. Ault*, Valdosta State University
Charles J. Kicey, Valdosta State University
(110605468) 
4:45 p.m.
Motzkin Paths with Exactly One Weak Ascent.
Ralph P. Grimaldi*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(110605747) 
5:00 p.m.
Face Structures of Lattice Path Matroid Polytopes.
Suhyung An, Yonsei University
JiYoon Jung*, National Institute for Mathematical Sciences
Sangwook Kim, Chonnam National University
(1106051690) 
5:15 p.m.
Path Systems: A New Systematic Approach to Finding Quartets.
Chelsea M Lawhorn*, Winthrop University
Joseph Rusinko, Winthrop University
(1106052062) 
5:30 p.m.
Relating Fox and face colorings of knot diagrams.
Alexander Craig Madaus*, Washington College
Heather M. Russell, Washington College
Maisie Jann Newman, Washington College
(1106052467) 
5:45 p.m.
Coloring Techniques for Pattern Avoidance over an Infinite Sequence.
Paula Egging, Benedictine College
Robert P Laudone*, Boston College
Amanda Owens, McDaniel College
(110605630)

1:15 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Invariant random subgroups of locally finite groups.
Room 214A, Convention Center
Robin TuckerDrob*, Rutgers University
(110603146) 
Monday January 12, 2015, 1:40 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Best Practices for Teaching the Introductory Statistics Course, III
Room 211, Convention Center
Organizers:
Randall Pruim, Calvin College rpruim@calvin.edu
Scott Alberts, Truman State University
Patti Frazer Lock, St. Lawrence University

1:40 p.m.
Teaching Basic Statistics Summer Course Online.
Hasan Hamdan*, James Madison University
(1106A52388) 
2:00 p.m.
MIT's new introductory course: from probability to frequentist statistics through Bayesian inference.
Jeremy Orloff*, MIT
Jonathan Bloom, MIT
(1106A52821) 
2:20 p.m.
MIT's new introductory course: using physical space and technology to flip the classroom.
Jonathan Bloom*, MIT
Jeremy Orloff, MIT
(1106A52825) 
2:40 p.m.
Creating Critical Thinkers in an Introductory Statistics Course.
RaKissa D Cribari*, University of Colorado Denver
(1106A52042) 
3:00 p.m.
Statistically Significant Attempts at Students' Understanding.
Rodica Cazacu*, Georgia College
George E Cazacu, Georgia College
(1106A52818) 
3:20 p.m.
Exploring the quantification of evidence: A Better Fit for GoodnessOfFit.
Alexander White*, Texas State University
M. Alejandra Sorto, Texas State University
(1106A52289) 
3:40 p.m.
Enhancing the Benefits of Discovery Projects in Elementary Statistics.
Dianna Spence*, University of North Georgia
Brad Bailey, University of North Georgia
(1106A51362) 
4:00 p.m.
From the classroom to the community (and back again): Stories of statistics, significance, and service.
Joshua B. Wilkerson*, Texas State University
(1106A5935) 
4:20 p.m.
Teaching Introductory Statistics through big data projects  reflections from a mathematician's first statistics course.
Kathryn J Montovan*, Bennington College
(1106A52543) 
4:40 p.m.
Using Hands on Labs In Basic Statistics to Engage Students and Enhance Learning.
Paul J Plummer*, University of Central Missouri
(1106A51902) 
5:00 p.m.
Tying Statistics to the Real World  Group Projects using Linear Regression.
Robin Lovgren*, Belmont University
(1106A51911)

1:40 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Presentations by MAA Teaching Award Participants
Room 103, Convention Center
Organizers:
Barbara Faires, Westminster College
Robert L. Devaney, Boston University

2:00 p.m.
Problem Solving in the Classroom.
Judith Covington*, Louisiana State University Shreveport
(1106001062) 
2:30 p.m.
Frustrate Your Students and Other Questionable Tips.
Brian Hopkins*, Saint Peter's University
(1106A02422) 
3:00 p.m.
Access to Mathematics. Does it matter? What can we do about it?
Shahriar Shahriari*, Pomona College
(1106002221)

2:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Linear and Multilinear Algebra and Matrix Theory
Room 202B, Convention Center

2:15 p.m.
Triphos: An alternative coordinate system.
Erica Johnson*, Benedictine College
Paula Egging, Benedictine College
(1106151857) 
2:30 p.m.
Existence of a nowherezero eigenbasis for a matrix whose graph and eigenvalues are prescribed.
Keivan Hassani Monfared*, Western Illinois University
Bryan L Shader, University of Wyoming
(1106151418) 
2:45 p.m.
Skew Characteristic Polynomials of Cacti.
Amy Streifel*, Washington State University
(1106152833) 
3:00 p.m.
Matrices, Quaternions, Rotations, and Orientation in R3.
Paul R. Bouthellier*, University of PittsburghTitusville
(110615267) 
3:15 p.m.
Methods of Relating Types of Canonical Algebraic Curvature Tensors.
Elise McMahon*, Ave Maria University
(1106151293) 
3:30 p.m.
Decomposition of Quantum Gates.
Dean J. Katsaros*, College of William and Mary
(1106152393) 
3:45 p.m.
Estimating the Dominant Eigenvector of Positive Matrices.
Joann Martinez Coronado*, Texas A&M University  Corpus Christi
(1106151697) 
4:00 p.m.
Unitary Equivalence of Rank $k$ Partial Isometries on $\mathbb{C}^{n}$ via the Stiefel Manifold $S(k,n)$.
Michael Kerckhove*, University of Richmond, VA 23173
(1106152366) 
4:15 p.m.
Tight Frame Structure and Scalability.
Rachel Domagalski*, Central Michigan University
Hong Suh, Pomona College
Xingyu Zhang, Pennsylvania State University
(110615661) 
4:30 p.m.
A Decomposition Scheme for some Unitary Matrices.
Diane Pelejo*, College of William and Mary
Chi Kwong Li, College of William and Mary
(1106152577) 
4:45 p.m.
Explicit Bounds for the Pseudospectra of Matrices and Operators.
Feixue Gong*, Williams College
Olivia Meyerson, Williams College
Abigail Ward, The University of Chicago
Jeremy Meza, Carnegie Mellon University
Mihai Stoiciu, Williams College
(1106152129) 
5:00 p.m.
Positive Semidefinite Matrices with Special Block Structure.
Eric Berry*, College of William and Mary
Dean Katsaros, College of William and Mary
ChiKwong Li, College of William and Mary
Diane Pelejo, College of William and Mary
(1106812149)

2:15 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 2:15 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Mathematics Consortium Board of Directors Meeting
Independence, Grand Hyatt San Antonio 
Monday January 12, 2015, 2:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Equivalence relations in computable model theory.
Room 214A, Convention Center
Ekaterina Fokina*, Kurt Gödel Research Center
(110603148) 
Monday January 12, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science Policy Panel Discussion
The role of research in preserving the American dream.
Room 207B, Convention Center
Moderators:
Eric Friedlander, University of Southern California
Panelists:
Mark Green, University of California Los Angeles
Neal Lane, Rice University
David Vogan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
Monday January 12, 2015, 2:40 p.m.5:35 p.m.
MAA Session on FirstYear Calculus: Fresh Approaches for Jaded Students, I
Room 214D, Convention Center
Organizers:
Bob Sachs, George Mason University rsachs@gmu.edu
Caren Diefenderfer, Hollins University

2:40 p.m.
New Teaching Metaphors in Calculus.
Anders K H Bengtsson*, School of Engineering, University of Borås, Sweden
Dragu Atanasiu, School of Engineering, University of Borås, Sweden
(1106D51896) 
3:00 p.m.
Early Continuity, Then Communicate, Communicate, Communicate.
Kimberly O. Muller*, Lake Superior State University
(1106D51889) 
3:20 p.m.
Calculus Reshuffled.
Vincent J. Matsko*, Proof School
(1106D51828) 
3:40 p.m.
A Fresh Start: Reordering Calc II in the Fall.
Jody Sorensen*, Augsburg College
(1106D52772) 
4:00 p.m.
Teaching calculus to large and diverse groups of engineering students.
Frode Rønning*, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
(1106D51607) 
4:20 p.m.
Teaching Business Calculus as a Terminal Course Focused on Business.
Mike May*, Saint Louis University
(1106D51784) 
4:40 p.m.
Flipped and Flexible Calculus: A Different Calculus Experience.
Elizabeth A Miller*, The Ohio State University
Carolyn Johns, The Ohio State University
(1106D52541) 
5:00 p.m.
A guideontheside approach to calculus.
Dana C. Ernst*, Northern Arizona University
(1106D52631) 
5:20 p.m.
Inquiry as a way to engage ALL calculus students.
Angie Hodge*, University of Nebraska Omaha
Janice Rech, University of Nebraska Omaha
(1106D52450)

2:40 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #4: Part B
A dynamical systems approach to the differential equations course.
Room 207A, Convention Center
Presenters:
Paul Blanchard, Boston University 
Monday January 12, 2015, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #12: Part B
Introducing matroids to undergraduates.
Room 206A, Convention Center
Presenters:
Jenny McNulty, University of Montana
Gary Gordon, Lafayette College 
Monday January 12, 2015, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #13: Part B
WeBWorK: An open source alternative for generating and delivering online homework problems.
Room 206B, Convention Center
Presenters:
Paul Pearson, Hope College
Geoff Goehle, Western Carolina University
Peter Staab, Fitchburg College 
Monday January 12, 2015, 3:30 p.m.4:40 p.m.
ASL Contributed Paper Session, I
Room 214A, Convention Center

3:30 p.m.
Preservation theorems via dual proof trees.
Fred Halpern*, Dallas, Texas 
3:55 p.m.
Reverse mathematics and marriage problems with unique solutions.
Noah A Hughes*, Appalachian State University
(1106032628) 
4:20 p.m.
Abstractionist Categories of Categories.
Shay A Logan*, University of Minnesota
(1106032591)

3:30 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 4:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Making the case for data journalism.
Lila Cockrell Theatre, Convention Center
Catherine O'Neil*, Johnson Research Labs
(1106A010) 
Monday January 12, 2015, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Congressional Fellowship Session
Room 215, Convention Center
Organizers:
Samuel M. Rankin, III, AMS 
Monday January 12, 2015, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Student Poster Session
Exhibit Hall C, Convention Center
Organizers:
Joyati Debnath, Winona State University 
Monday January 12, 2015, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Actuarial science: What faculty need to know.
Room 214B, Convention Center
Organizers:
Kevin Charlwood, Washburn University
Robert Buck, Slippery Rock University
Patrick Brewer, Lebanon Valley College
Bettye Anne Case, Florida State University
Michelle Guan, Indiana University Northwest
Steve Paris, Florida State University
Susan Staples, Texas Christian University
Moderators:
Michelle Guan, Indiana University Northwest
Panelists:
Mike Boa, Casualty Actuarial Society
Bettye Anne Case, Florida State University
Stuart Klugman, Drake University
Scott Merkord, USAA Property & Casualty
Steve Paris, Florida State University
Susan Staples, Texas Christian University 
Monday January 12, 2015, 5:30 p.m.6:20 p.m.
SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics Reception and Business Meeting
Room 210B, Convention Center 
Monday January 12, 2015, 5:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the WEB Business Meeting
Room 212B, Convention Center 
Monday January 12, 2015, 6:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the WEB Guest Lecture
Room 212B, Convention Center

6:00 p.m.
SageMathCloudIntegrated mathematical tools in the cloud.
William Stein*, University of Washington
(1106A0141)

6:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 6:00 p.m.7:15 p.m.
AWM Workshop Poster Presentations and Reception
Bridge Hall, Convention Center
Organizers:
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Lerna Pehlivan, York University
Brooke Shipley, University of Illiniois at Chicago

6:00 p.m.
On Monotonicity for StrainLimiting Theories of Elasticity.
Tina Mai*, Texas A&M University
Jay R. Walton, Texas A&M University
(110674150) 
6:00 p.m.
Semidualizing complexes over tensor products.
Hannah Lee Altmann*, North Dakota State University
(110613155) 
6:00 p.m.
Bratteli diagrams for weak solenoids.
Jessica C. Dyer*, University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
(110637200) 
6:00 p.m.
Extremal Questions for Matchings.
Lauren Keough*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(110605201) 
6:00 p.m.
From graphs to Lie algebras to nilmanifolds.
Allie Ray*, University of TexasArlington
(110653218) 
6:00 p.m.
A Residual Based Aposteriori Error Estimation in a Fully Automatic hpFEM for The 2 and 3D Stokes Model Problem.
Arezou Ghesmati*, Texas A&M University
Wolfgang Bangerth, Texas A&M University
(110635236) 
6:00 p.m.
Topology of Configurations on Graphs.
Safia Chettih*, University of Oregon
(110655243) 
6:00 p.m.
Braid groups and euclidean simplices.
Elizabeth Leyton Chisholm*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Jon McCammond, University of California, Santa Barbara
(110620289) 
6:00 p.m.
Rational maps with $\mathbb{Q}_p$ critical points.
Bianca A Thompson*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(110611320) 
6:00 p.m.
Tame filling invariants, examples, and closure properties.
Anisah Nu'Man*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(110620334) 
6:00 p.m.
Classifying nexcisive functors by generic representations.
Sarah A Yeakel*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(110655342) 
6:00 p.m.
Coupled groundwatersurface water flow: effect of small parameters and numerical methods.
Marina Moraiti*, University of Pittsburgh
(110665368) 
6:00 p.m.
A SpatioTemporal Point Process Model for Ambulance Demand.
Zhengyi Zhou*, Center for Applied Math, Cornell University
David S. Matteson, Department of Statistical Science, Cornell University
Dawn B. Woodard, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University
Shane G. Henderson, School of Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University
Athanasios C. Micheas, Department of Statistics, University of MissouriColumbia, Columbia
(110662878) 
6:00 p.m.
Conjugacy Limits of the Group of Diagonal Matrices.
Arielle M Leitner*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1106221091) 
6:00 p.m.
Applications of algebraic geometry to polar coding.
Sarah E Anderson*, Clemson University
(1106141104) 
6:00 p.m.
Deer : Forbidden Minimal Digraphs.
Stacey Renae McAdams*, Louisiana Tech University
(1106051105) 
6:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Homotopy and homology theory of the moduli of elliptic curves.
X Chang*, University of Pittsburgh
(1106001181) 
6:00 p.m.
Graph Determined Symbolic Dynamics and Hybrid Systems.
Kimberly D. Ayers*, Iowa State University
(1106371299) 
6:00 p.m.
An adaptive GMsFEM for highcontrast flow problems.
Eric T. Chung, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Yalchin Efendiev, Texas A&M University
Guanglian Li*, Texas A&M University
(1106651566) 
6:00 p.m.
A loopingdelooping adjunction for topological spaces.
Martina Rovelli*, EPF Lausanne
(1106181699)

6:00 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Special Dramatic Presentation
Mathematically Bent Theater
Room 103, Convention Center
Presenters:
Colin Adams, Williams College 
Monday January 12, 2015, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
AMS {\bit Mathematical Reviews} Reception
Bowie B, Grand Hyatt San Antonio 
Monday January 12, 2015, 6:30 p.m.7:20 p.m.
SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics Guest Lecture
Room 210B, Convention Center

6:30 p.m.
Mathematical authority and inquirybased learning.
Matthew G Jones*, California State University, Dominguez Hills
(110697248)

6:30 p.m.

Monday January 12, 2015, 7:45 p.m.8:35 p.m.
NAM CoxTalbot Address
Mathematics: An Imitation of Life.
Texas Ballroom, Salon A, Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Jacqueline Brannon Giles*, HCCS Central College/Texas Southern University
(1106011429) 
Monday January 12, 2015, 8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Project NExT Reception
All Project NExT Fellows, consultants, and other friends of Project NExT are invited.
Alamo Ballroom, Salon C, San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk
Organizers:
Julia Barnes, Western Carolina University
Alissa Crans, Loyola Marymount University
Matthew DeLong, Taylor University
David Kung, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Anthony Tongen, James Madison University