Joint Mathematics Meetings AMS Special Session
Current as of Saturday, January 17, 2015 03:30:13
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
AMS Special Session on Positivity and Matrix Inequalities

Tuesday January 13, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Positivity and Matrix Inequalities, I
Room 006A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Dominique Guillot, Stanford University dguillot@stanford.edu
Apoorva Khare, Stanford University
Bala Rajaratnam, Stanford University

8:00 a.m.
The Hamburger Moment Completion Problem.
Hayoung Choi*, University of Wyoming
Farhad Jafari, University of Wyoming
(110615703) 
8:30 a.m.
Positive definite sequences and positivity with applications to spatial random fields.
David Montague*, Stanford University
Bala Rajaratnam, Stanford University
(1106422007) 
9:00 a.m.
Tight bounds on the infinity norm of inverses of symmetric diagonally dominant positive matrices.
Christopher J Hillar*, UC Berkeley
Shaowei Lin, Institute for Infocomm Research
Andre Wibisono, UC Berkeley
(1106151993) 
9:30 a.m.
Regularization of positive definite matrices: Connections between linear algebra, graph theory, and statistics.
Dominique Guillot, Stanford University
Bala Rajaratnam*, Stanford University
(1106262006) 
10:00 a.m.
When Leading Imply All, Mixed Matrices, and Koteljanskii Inequalities.
Sivaram K Narayan*, Central Michigan University
(1106151240)

8:00 a.m.

Tuesday January 13, 2015, 1:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Positivity and Matrix Inequalities, II
Room 006A, Convention Center
Organizers:
Dominique Guillot, Stanford University dguillot@stanford.edu
Apoorva Khare, Stanford University
Bala Rajaratnam, Stanford University

1:00 p.m.
Eventual properties related to positivity.
Leslie Hogben*, American Institute of Mathematics and Iowa State University
(110615767) 
2:00 p.m.
Principal rank characteristic sequences.
Wayne Barrett, Brigham Young University
Steve Butler, Iowa State University
Minerva Catral*, Xavier University
Shaun Fallat, University of Regina
Tracy Hall, Brigham Young University
Leslie Hogben, American Institute of Mathematics and Iowa State University
Pauline van den Driessche, University of Victoria
Michael Young, Iowa State University
(1106151663) 
2:30 p.m.
Entrywise functions preserving positivity for rankconstrained matrices.
Dominique Guillot*, Stanford University
Apoorva Khare, Stanford University
Bala Rajaratnam, Stanford University
(1106262009) 
3:00 p.m.
Sparse positive definite matrices, graphs, and absolutely monotonic functions.
Dominique Guillot, Stanford University
Apoorva Khare*, Stanford University
Bala Rajaratnam, Stanford University
(1106262012) 
3:30 p.m.
The minimum rank of symmetric zerodiagonal matrices associated with a graph.
Cheryl Grood, Swarthmore College
Johannes Harmse, Azusa Pacific University
Leslie Hogben, Iowa State University
Thomas J. Hunter, Swarthmore College
Bonnie Jacob, National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology
Andrew Klimas, Xavier University of Louisiana
Sharon McCathern*, Azusa Pacific University
(1106151246) 
4:00 p.m.
The minimum Kemeny constant problem.
Mary Allison, University of Wyoming
Bryan L Shader*, University of Wyoming
(1106052808) 
5:00 p.m.
On Products and Functions of Totally Positive Matrices.
Shaun M Fallat*, University of Regina
Mahmoud Manjegani, Isfahan University of Technology
(1106151171)

1:00 p.m.