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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Hyatt Regency Atlanta and Marriott Atlanta Marquis, Atlanta, GA
January 47, 2017 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1125
Associate secretaries:
Brian D Boe, AMS brian@math.uga.edu
Gerard A Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
Friday January 6, 2017

Friday January 6, 2017, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Grand Hall Lobby, Exhibit Level, Hyatt Regency

Friday January 6, 2017, 7:30 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Email Center
Exhibit Level Prefunction Area, Hyatt Regency

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Mathematics of Ecology, Epidemiology and Immunology of Infectious Diseases, I
M101, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Abba Gumel, Arizona State University agumel@asu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Preypredatorparasite: an ecosystem model with fragile persistence.
Alex Farrell, Arizona State University
James P. Collins, Arizona State University
Horst R. Thieme*, Arizona State University
(1125921104)

8:30 a.m.
Permanence and Stability of a Kill the Winner Model in Marine Ecology.
Daniel Allin Korytowski*, Arizona State University
Hal Smith, Arizona State University
(1125343097)

9:00 a.m.
Realistic mixing functions for metapopulation modeling to support public health policymaking.
Zhilan Feng, Purdue University
Andrew N Hill, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Aaron T Curns, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
John W Glasser*, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(1125921041)

9:30 a.m.
Using the partial derivatives of effective reproduction numbers to guide public health policy.
Zhilan Feng*, Purdue University
Andrew N Hill, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Aaron T Curns, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
John W Glasser, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(1125921039)

10:00 a.m.
Duration of an Epidemic Near the Critical Threshold of $\mathcal R_0=1$.
Linda J. S. Allen*, Texas Tech University
William Tritch, Texas Tech University
(1125921415)

10:30 a.m.
Recovery rates in epidemiological models.
Scott W Greenhalgh*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University
Troy Day, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Queen's University
(1125921870)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Operator Algebras, I
International 9, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Michael Hartglass, University of California, Riverside michael.hartglass@ucr.edu
David Penneys, University of California, Los Angeles
Elizabeth Gillaspy, University of Colorado, Boulder

8:00 a.m.
Bifree probability: a new characterisation and consequences.
Ian L Charlesworth*, University of California, Los Angeles
(1125471831)

8:30 a.m.
Product Rigidity for the von Neumann algebras of hyperbolic groups.
Rolando de Santiago*, The University of Iowa
Ionut Chifan, The University of Iowa
Sujan Pant, The University of Iowa
Thomas Sinclair, Purdue University
(1125472783)

9:00 a.m.
Hulanicki's theorem fails for groupoids.
Rufus Willett*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(112547709)

9:30 a.m.
A comparison of NevanlinnaPick theorems.
Rachael M. Norton*, University of Iowa
(1125472037)

10:00 a.m.
Recent advances in combinatoriallydefined C*algebras.
Sarah A Reznikoff*, Kansas State University
(1125462774)

10:30 a.m.
1bounded entropy with applications to von Neuman algebras.
Ben Hayes*, Vanderbilt University
(112547989)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Arithmetic, I
Embassy E, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Frank Calegari, University of Chicago fcale@math.uchicago.edu
Ana Caraiani, Princeton University
Richard Taylor, Institute for Advanced Study

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Complex Analysis and Special Functions, I
M103 & 104, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Brock Williams, Texas Tech University BROCK.WILLIAMS@ttu.edu
Kendall Richards, Southwestern University
Alex Solynin, Texas Tech University

8:00 a.m.
Convolutions of univalent harmonic strip mappings.
Michael Dorff*, Brigham Young University
Samaneh Hamidi, Brigham Young University
Jay Jahangiri, Kent State University
Elif Yasar, Uludag University
(112530590)

8:30 a.m.
The 3dimensional incidence geometry of circle space with applications to the geometry of circle frameworks in the Riemann sphere.
John C. Bowers, James Madison University
Philip L. Bowers*, The Florida State University
(1125521978)

9:00 a.m.
Cauchy Rigidity of Convex cPolyhedra.
John C. Bowers*, James Madison University
Philip L. Bowers, The Florida State University
Kevin Pratt, University of Connecticut
(1125522370)

9:30 a.m.
Loewner deformations driven by the Weierstrass function.
Joan Lind*, University of Tennessee
Jessica Robins, University of Tennessee
(1125302106)

10:00 a.m.
Bohr inequality in hyperbolic geometry.
Rosihan M Ali*, Universiti Sains Malaysia
Zhen Chuan Ng, Universiti Sains Malaysia
(112530185)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Geometry and Convexity (Dedicated to András Bezdek on the occasion of his 60th birthday), I
International 3, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Krystyna Kuperberg, Auburn University kuperkm@auburn.edu
Gergely Ambrus, Renyi Institute of Mathematics
Braxton Carrigan, Southern Connecticut State University
Ferenc Fodor, University of Szeged

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Dynamical Systems, I
M106 & M107, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Mrinal Kanti Roychowdhury, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley mrinal.roychowdhury@utrgv.edu
Tamara Kucherenko, City College of New York

8:00 a.m.
Dynamical Degrees and the Projective Heat Map Acting on Pentagons.
Scott R. Kaschner*, Butler University
Roland K. W. Roeder, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
(112537588)

9:00 a.m.
On the absence of an ergodic multiplier property in infinite measure.
Madeleine Elyze, Williams College
Alexander S Kastner*, Williams College
Juan Ortiz Rhoton, MIT
Vadim Semenov, Courant Institute, New York University
Cesar E. Silva, Williams College
(1125372213)

9:30 a.m.
Tower constructions in smooth and symbolic dynamics.
Vaughn Climenhaga*, University of Houston
(1125372341)

10:00 a.m.
Thermodynamic formalism for geodesic flow on locally CAT(1) spaces.
David Constantine, Wesleyan
JeanFrancois Lafont, Ohio State University
Daniel J. Thompson*, Ohio State University
(1125371846)

10:30 a.m.
Are rotation sets and localized entropies computable?
Christian P Wolf*, Department of Mathematics, The City College of New York
(1125371076)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Inverse Problems and Applications, I
Inman, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Vu Kim Tuan, University of West Georgia vu@westga.edu
Amin Boumenir, University of West Georgia

8:00 a.m.
Globally convergent numerical methods for coefficient and phaseless inverse problems.
Michael Victor Klibanov*, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223
Dinh Liem Nguyen, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223
Loc Hoang Nguyen, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223
Aleksandr Egor Kolesov, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223
(11253538)

8:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Gradient and Extragradient methods for the inverse problem of tumor identification.
Aviv Gibali*, ORT Braude College, Karmiel, Israel
(112535140)

9:00 a.m.
Recent Advances on Inverse Parabolic Free Boundary Problems.
Ugur G. Abdulla*, Department of Mathematical Sciences/Florida Institute of Technology
(1125351823)

9:30 a.m.
Frechet Differentiability in Besov Spaces in the Optimal Control of Parabolic Free Boundary Problems.
U. G. Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
J. G. Goldfarb*, Florida Institute of Technology
(1125352626)

10:00 a.m.
Study of some inverse problems raised from a free boundary model of ductal carcinoma in situ.
Yongzhi Steve Xu*, University of Louisville
(112535204)

10:30 a.m.
Recovering a timedependent diffusion coefficient in a parabolic PDE with applications in geochronology.
Sedar Ngoma*, Auburn University
Dmitry Glotov, Auburn University
A. J. Meir, Southern Methodist University
Willis E. Hames, Auburn University
(1125352915)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on LFunctions and Other Animals, I
A706, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Caroline TurnageButterbaugh, Duke University
Maria Nastasescu, Cal Tech ctb@math.duke.edu

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mapping Class Groups and their Subgroups, I
Dunwoody, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
James W. Anderson, University of Southampton, UK j.w.anderson@soton.ac.uk
Aaron Wootton, University of Portland

8:00 a.m.
Subgroups of the Mapping Class Group Corresponding to 1dimensional Strata in the Branch Locus of Moduli Space.
S. Allen Broughton*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Antonio F. Costa, Universidad Nacional de Educación A Distancia
Milagros Izquierda, Linköping University
(112514493)

8:30 a.m.
Uniparametric families of compact Riemann surfaces with large symmetry.
Emilio Bujalance, UNED, Spain
Antonio F. Costa, UNED, Spain
Milagros Izquierdo*, Linköping University, Sweden
(112530288)

9:00 a.m.
OrientationReversing Euclidean Symmetry of Closed Surfaces Immersed in 3Space.
Thomas W. Tucker*, Colgate University
Undine Leopold, Technische Univerität of Chemnitz
(1125571862)

9:30 a.m.
Maximal Group Actions on Compact Oriented Surfaces.
Valerie Peterson, University of Portland
Jacob Russell*, CUNY Gradaute Center
Aaron Wootton, University of Portland
(112520554)

10:00 a.m.
A combinatorial approach to the conjugacy class count for elementary abelian subgroups of the mapping class group.
Anthony Weaver*, Bronx Community College of the City University of New York
(1125141327)

10:30 a.m.
The symmetric genus of metabelian groups.
Stephen Lo*, University of Auckland
(1125571126)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Music, I
M301, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Mariana Montiel, Georgia State University mmontiel@gsu.edu
Robert Peck, Louisiana State University

8:00 a.m.
SelfSimilarity, Continuous Processes, and New Compositional Resources.
Clifton Callender*, Florida State University
(1125003080)

8:30 a.m.
Voicing Transformations and a Linear Representation of Uniform Triadic Transformations.
Thomas M. Fiore*, University of MichiganDearborn
Thomas Noll, Escola Superior de Musica de Catalunya
(1125201350)

9:00 a.m.
Rhythmic and Melodic LCanons.
Jeremy Kastine*, Georgia Highlands College
(1125001407)

9:30 a.m.
Quantifying functional accent.
Richard J Plotkin*, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
(1125002493)

10:00 a.m.
Theoretical Physics and Category Theory as Tools for Analysis of Musical Performance and Composition.
Maria Mannone*, School of Music, University of Minnesota
(112500328)

10:30 a.m.
Associahedra, combinatorial block designs and related structures.
Franck Jedrzejewski*, University of Paris Saclay
(1125061302)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Theory, Function Theory, and Models, I
International 4, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
William Ross, University of Richmond wross@richmond.edu
Alberto Condori, Florida Golf Coast University

8:00 a.m.
Spectral area of Toeplitz operators.
Cheng Chu, Vanderbilt
Dima Khavinson*, University of South Florida
(112547733)

8:30 a.m.
Commutators and BMO Associated to the Bessel Operator.
Brett D. Wick*, Washington University  St. Louis
(1125421221)

9:00 a.m.
Weighted Inequalities for Little BMO.
Irina Holmes*, Washington University in St. Louis
Brett D. Wick, Washington University in St. Louis
Stefanie Petermichl, University of Toulouse Paul Sabatier
(1125431297)

9:30 a.m.
Characterization of binormal matrices.
Eungil Ko, Ewha Womans University
Hyun Kwon*, The University of Alabama
Ji Eun Lee, Sejong University
(1125471469)

10:00 a.m.
Approximation of Invariant Subspaces in Some Dirichlettype Spaces.
Faruk Yilmaz*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(112547963)

10:30 a.m.
The Range and Valence of Real Smirnov Functions.
Tim Ferguson*, University of Alabama
William T Ross, University of Richmond
(1125301380)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Partition Theory and Related Topics, I
Embassy D, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Amita Malik, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign amalik10@illinois.edu
Dennis Eichhorn, University of California, Irvine
Tim Huber, University of TexasRio Grande Valley

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Groups, I
International 10, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Shuzhou Wang, University of Georgia szwang@uga.edu
Angshuman Bhattacharya, University of Georgia

8:00 a.m.
Integrability of Homomorphisms of Locally Compact Qauntum Groups.
Piotr M. Sołtan*, Department of Mathematical Methods in Physics, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw
(112546796)

9:00 a.m.
Lattices of subgroups for locally compact quantum groups.
Alexandru Chirvasitu*, University of Washington
Souleiman Omar Hoche, Universite de FrancheComte, Besancon, France
Pawel Kasprzak, University of Warsaw, Poland
(112520710)

9:30 a.m.
Open quantum subgroups of locally compact quantum groups, and induced representation.
Mehrdad Kalantar*, University of Houston
Pawel Kasprzak, University of Warsaw
Adam Skalski, IMPAN
Piotr Soltan, University of Warsaw
(1125461519)

10:00 a.m.
Mean ergodic theorem for discrete amenable quantum groups.
Huichi Huang*, College of mathematics and statistics, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China
(112546336)

10:30 a.m.
The dual TemperleyLieb basis and quantum group integrals.
Michael Brannan*, Texas A&M University
Benoit Collins, Kyoto University
(1125461021)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Progress on Nonlinear Dispersive and Wave Equations, II
L405 & L406, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Dana Mendelson, University of Chicago dana@math.uchicago.edu
Carlos Kenig, University of Chicago
Hao Jia, University of Chicago
Andrew Lawrie, University of California, Berkeley
Gigliola Staffilani, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Magdalena Czubak, University of Colorado Boulder

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Representations and Related Geometry in Lie Theory, I
A705, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Laura Rider, Massachusetts Institute of Technology laurajoymath@gmail.com
Amber Russell, Butler University

8:00 a.m.
Frobenius and embedded Grassmannians.
Gus Lonergan*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1125162797)

8:30 a.m.
Modular Koszul duality for KacMoody groups, part I.
Pramod N. Achar, Louisiana State University
Shotaro Makisumi*, Stanford University
Simon Riche, Université Blaise Pascal, ClermontFerrand
Geordie Williamson, RIMS (Kyoto) / University of Sydney
(1125202203)

9:00 a.m.
Modular Koszul duality for KacMoody groups, part II.
Pramod N. Achar*, Louisiana State University
Shotaro Makisumi, Stanford University
Simon Riche, Université Blaise Pascal, ClermontFerrand
Geordie Williamson, RIMS (Kyoto) / University of Sydney
(1125202163)

9:30 a.m.
A combinatorial Fourier transform for quiver representation varieties in type A.
Pramod N. Achar, Louisiana State University, Department of Mathematics
Maitreyee Kulkarni, Louisiana State University, Department of Mathematics
Jacob P. Matherne*, University of MassachusettsAmherst, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
(1125202538)

10:00 a.m.
Perverse sheaves arising from cyclically graded Lie algebras and DAHA.
George Lusztig, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Zhiwei Yun*, Yale University
(112522378)

10:30 a.m.
A sufficient condition for a category of perverse sheaves to be highest weight.
Tom Braden*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(1125182086)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Research in Improving Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences Education: Examples Supported by the National Science Foundation's IUSE: EHR Program
A602, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Ron Buckmire, National Science Foundation
John Haddock, National Science Foundation JHADDOCK@nsf.gov
Teri Murphy, National Science Foundation
Sandra Richardson, National Science Foundation
Lee Zia, National Science Foundation

8:00 a.m.
Teaching Inquiryoriented mathematics: Establishing Support.
Estrella Johnson*, Virginia Tech
Christine AndrewsLarson, Florida State University
Karen Keene, North Carolina State University
(1125AG1899)

8:30 a.m.
Collaborative Research: Improving Conceptual Understanding of Multivariable Calculus Through Visualization Using CalcPlot3D.
Paul E Seeburger*, Monroe Community College
Monica VanDieren, Robert Morris University
Deborah MooreRusso, University at Buffalo
(1125AG1716)

9:00 a.m.
Promoting Success In Early College Mathematics Through Graduate Teacher Training.
Michael S Jacobson*, University of Colorado Denver
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
RaKissa Manzanares, University of Colorado Denver
Gary Olson, University of Colorado Denver
(1125AG1561)

9:30 a.m.
Fostering Active Learning in Statistics: Research on Students and Graduate Teaching Assistant.
Jennifer J Kaplan*, University of Georgia
Kristen E Roland, University of Georgia
(1125AG1250)

10:00 a.m.
Collaborative Research: Transforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources (TRIUMPHS).
Nicholas A Scoville*, Ursinus College
Jerry Lodder, New Mexico State University
Diana White, University of Colorado Denver
Dominic Klyve, Central Washington University
Danny Otero, Xavier University
Janet Barnett, Colorado State University  Pueblo
Kathy Clark, Florida State University
(1125AG566)

10:30 a.m.
Collaborative Research: DataDriven Applications Inspiring UpperDivision Mathematics.
Heather A Moon*, LewisClark State College
Thomas J Asaki, Washington State University
Marie Snipes, Kenyon College
Chris Camfield, Hendrix College
(1125AG1813)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, II
International 8, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Tamas Forgacs, California State University, Fresno
Ugur Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology

8:00 a.m.
Sufficient Conditions for a Linear Operator on $\mathbb{R}[x]$ to be Monotone.
Leah Buck, Muskingum University
Kelly Emmrich*, University of Wisconsin, La Crosse
Tamas Forgacs, California State University, Fresno
(112532306)

8:30 a.m.
Changepoint Detection Methods for BodyWorn Video.
Stephanie Ann Allen*, State University of New York at Geneseo
Ye Ye, University of California, Los Angeles
David Madras, University of Toronto
Greg Anthony Zanotti, DePaul University
(112562259)

9:00 a.m.
Faltings heights of CM elliptic curves and special gamma values.
Adrian BarqueroSanchez, Universidad de Costa Rica
Lindsay Cadwallader, University of Connecticut
Olivia Cannon, Bowdoin College
Tyler Genao*, Florida Atlantic University
Riad Masri, Texas A&M University
(112511284)

9:30 a.m.
Topological Properties of Classical Multiplier Sequences, nsequences, and Extensions.
Christian Hokaj, University of Notre Dame
Kenneth Plante*, University of Rochester
(112530386)

10:00 a.m.
Association with Interpolation.
Aaron Landesman*, Stanford University
Anand Patel, Harvard University
(112514533)

10:30 a.m.
Rational Curves on Hypersurfaces.
David Yang*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1125143122)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Spectral Calculus and Quasilinear Partial Differential Equations, II
Embassy F, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Shijun Zheng, Georgia Southern University szheng@GeorgiaSouthern.edu
Marius Beceanu, State University of New York  Albany
Tuoc Van Phan, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Symmetries, Integrability, and Beyond, I
The Learning Center, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Maria Clara Nucci, Università di Perugia, ITALY mariaclara.nucci@unipg.it
Sarah Post, University of Hawaií at Manoa

8:00 a.m.
Quantizing with Noether symmetries; linearity and superintegrability; unusual Lagrangian systems: an overview.
Maria Clara Nucci*, University of Perugia, Italy
(1125811647)

8:30 a.m.
$N$dimensional superintegrable systems and higher rank quadratic algebras.
Ian Marquette*, The University of Queensland
Fazlul Hoque, The University of Queensland
YaoZhong Zhang, The University of Queensland
(112581798)

9:00 a.m.
2D 2nd order Laplace superintegrable systems, Heun equations, QES and Böcher contractions.
M. A. EscobarRuiz, Instituto de Ciencias Nucleares, UNAM, Mexico City
E. G. Kalnins, Department of Mathematics, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
W. Miller, Jr.*, School of Mathematics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55455,
(112520550)

9:30 a.m.
Conformal Laplace superintegrable systems in 2D: polynomial invariant subspaces.
Willard Miller Jr, University of Minnesota
Adrian Mauricio Escobar Ruiz*, University of Minnesota
(112533979)

10:00 a.m.
The Heun operator as a Hamiltonian.
Alexander Turbiner*, ICNUNAM, MexicoCity
(112581591)

10:30 a.m.
An Algebraic Geometric Approach to the Classification of Superintegrable Systems and Hypergeometric Orthogonal Polynomials.
Konrad Schöbel*, Jena, Germany
(112537714)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSAWM Special Session on Symplectic Geometry, Moment Maps and Morse Theory, I
International C, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Lisa Jeffrey, University of Toronto jeffrey@math.toronto.edu
Tara Holm, Cornell University

8:00 a.m.
Contraction of a Hamiltonian $K$space.
Christopher Allen Manon*, George Mason University
(112551840)

8:30 a.m.
TIME CHANGED: On geometric quantization of bsymplectic manifolds.
Victor Guillemin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Eva Miranda, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
Jonathan Weitsman*, Northeastern University
(1125581001)

9:00 a.m.
Vanishing theorems in the cohomology ring of the moduli space of parabolic bundles.
Elisheva Adina Gamse*, University of Toronto
(1125512305)

9:30 a.m.
Positivity in Schubert Calculus, with Symplectic Analogs.
R Goldin*, George Mason University
(1125512040)

10:00 a.m.
TIME CHANGED: Invariants of pairs in SL(4,C) and SU(3,1).
Sean D Lawton*, George Mason University
Krishnendu Gongopadhyay, Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Mohali
(1125141016)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion

10:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The quiver at the bottom of the twisted nilpotent cone on $\mathbf{P}^1$.
Steven Rayan*, University of Saskatchewan
(1125143137)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topics in Graph Theory, I
Spring, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Songling Shan, Vanderbilt University songling.shan@vanderbilt.edu
Xiaofeng Gu, University of West Georgia

8:00 a.m.
Coloring graphs with forbidden minors.
Martin Rolek*, University of Central Florida
ZiXia Song, University of Central Florida
(1125051809)

8:30 a.m.
Minors in 3connected planar nonHamiltonian graphs.
Emily Marshall*, Louisiana State University
Guoli Ding, Louisiana State University
(1125051196)

9:00 a.m.
Toughness condition for $k$trees in $K_4$minorfree graphs.
M. N. Ellingham, Vanderbilt University
Songling Shan*, Vanderbilt University
Dong Ye, Middle Tennessee State University
Xiaoya Zha, Middle Tennessee State University
(1125052170)

9:30 a.m.
On fullerene graphs.
Shoichi Tsuchiya*, Senshu University
(1125051472)

10:00 a.m.
Rainbow matchings in graphs.
Guanghui Wang*, Shandong University
(1125052353)

10:30 a.m.
On almost perfect matchings in $k$partite $k$graphs.
Hongliang Lu, Xi'an Jiaotong University
Yan Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology
Xingxing Yu*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1125052048)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on History of Mathematics, and Miscellaneous Topics
International 1, International Level, Marriott Marquis

8:00 a.m.
The Future of the AMS Notices.
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
(112500263)

8:15 a.m.
zbMATH  Challenges and Perspectives.
Klaus Hulek*, FIZ Karlsruhe/zbMATH; Leibniz Universität Hannover
(1125002546)

8:30 a.m.
Status of the Global Digital Mathematics Library Initiative.
Olaf Teschke*, FIZ Karlsruhe/zbMATH
(1125002593)

8:45 a.m.
The Affinity of Mathematics and Music is Cultural not Technical.
James M Henle*, Smith College
(1125003123)

9:00 a.m.
Fusion Mathematics.
Shirley B. Gray*, Dept. of Mathematics, California State University Los Angeles
(11250164)

9:15 a.m.
Plimpton 322: The Rosetta Stone of the Integer (Pythagorean) Triple.
Donald A. Sokol*, Burr Ridge, Illinois.
(11250180)

9:30 a.m.
Mathematics Contributions of `Abd al`Alī alBīrjandī [Bīrjandī].
Mohammad K. Azarian*, University of Evansville
(112501110)

9:45 a.m.
The Motion Equations and Theories of Heat by Fourier and Poisson.
Shigeru Masuda*, Ex. LongTerm Researcher of RIMS, Kyoto University
(112501196)

10:00 a.m.
Riemann, Siegel, and a Translation of Siegel's 1932 paper "Uber Riemanns Nachlass zur analytischen Zahlentheorie".
Eric Barkan, Novato, CA
David Sklar*, San Francisco State University
(112501861)

10:15 a.m.
Thousandyearold geometry: alKaraji's Treatise on the Extraction of Hidden Waters.
Erik R. Tou*, University of Washington, Tacoma
(1125011410)

10:30 a.m.
Classifying Seven Dimensional Lie Algebras With Niradical Isomorphic to $A_{5,2}\oplus{\mathbb{R}}$.
Firas Hindeleh*, Grand Valley State University
Anthony Pecoraro, Grand Valley State University
(1125221792)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Humor and Mathematics
Embassy C, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Debra K. Borkovitz, Wheelock College
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Semra KilicBahi, ColbySawyer College
Cesar MartinezGarza, Pennsylvania State University, Berks cxm58@psu.edu

8:00 a.m.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Foundations.
Thomas Drucker*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(1125D52534)

8:20 a.m.
Using recent advanced in humor theory to understand how we do mathematics and why we enjoy it.
Keith Weber*, Rutgers University, Graduate School of Education
(1125D52027)

8:40 a.m.
Improvisation in a Senior Capstone Course.
Andrea Young*, Ripon College
(1125D51805)

9:00 a.m.
The pun of introducing students to Calculus: Why was the parent function upset with its child?
Elizabeth A Peitz*, University of Central Florida
(1125D51336)

9:20 a.m.
Brace Yourself, Calculus Memes are Coming.
Janine E. Janoski*, King's College
(1125D52014)

9:40 a.m.
Through the Looking Glass: a collage of images that adds character to mathematical concepts in Calculus courses.
Cesar MartínezGarza*, The Pennsylvania State University at Berks
(1125D53052)

10:00 a.m.
And Behind Door #3...
James P. Howard, II*, University of Maryland University College
(1125D52844)

10:20 a.m.
Using Interactive Songs to Engage Students in Learning Introductory Statistics: Overview of NSFFunded Project.
John J Weber*, Perimeter College at Georgia State University
Larry Lesser, The University of Texas at El Paso
Dennis K Pearl, Pennsylvania State University
(1125D53014)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative and Effective Ways to Teach Linear Algebra, I
Courtland, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Gil Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
David Strong, Pepperdine University
Megan Wawro, Virginia Tech mwawro@vt.edu

8:00 a.m.
Exploiting Recent Developments in MATLAB.
Nicholas J. Higham*, The University of Manchester
(1125E5247)

8:20 a.m.
WeBWorK, linear algebra and the simplex method.
Michael E. Gage*, University of Rochester
(1125E52338)

8:40 a.m.
WeBWorK, Reading Quizzes, and Proof Portfolio in Linear Algebra Course.
Risto Atanasov*, Western Carolina University
(1125E52770)

9:00 a.m.
Undergraduate Spectral Theory with Computer Labs.
Emily J Evans*, Brigham Young University
(1125E5729)

9:20 a.m.
Implementing a partially flipped teambased approach to linear algebra.
Timothy O Trujillo, Colorado School of Mines
Kelley Tatangelo*, Colorado School of Mines
(1125E52977)

9:40 a.m.
Active Learning in Linear Algebra.
Steven Schlicker*, Grand Valley State University
Feryal Alayont, Grand Valley State University
(1125E52345)

10:00 a.m.
Helping nonmath majors see the power in linear algebra theory through proofs.
Martha Lee H Kilpack*, Brigham Young University
(1125E51098)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on InquiryBased Teaching and Learning, II
International 6, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Judith Covington, Louisiana State University in Shreveport
Theron Hitchman, University of Northern Iowa
Angie Hodge, University of Nebraska Omaha
Brian P. Katz, Augustana College briankatz@augustana.edu
Alison Marr, Southwestern University
Victor Piercey, Ferris State University

8:00 a.m.
Using GuidedInquiry Activities to Promote Stronger Foundations in Introductory Statistics.
Amanda Sutherland*, Shenandoah Universtiy
Beth Dodson, Shenandoah University
(1125G1625)

8:20 a.m.
"Rethink, Revise, Research" Encouraging Critical and Scientific Thinking.
Galit Eizman*, Harvard University
(1125G12726)

8:40 a.m.
Reflective Journaling in Quantitative Reasoning.
Joanna G. Jauchen*, George Mason University
(1125G12971)

9:00 a.m.
Liberal Arts Mathematics and Guided Learning Worksheets  IBL for nonmajors.
Mariah Birgen*, Wartburg College
(1125G12613)

9:20 a.m.
Incorporating Inquiry Based Learning into a Mathematics Foundation Course at Florida SouthWestern State College.
Elizabeth W Schott*, Florida SouthWestern State College
Laurice Garrett, Florida SouthWestern State College
(1125G12313)

9:40 a.m.
Autonomous Learning in College Algebra.
James Carter*, Butler University
(1125G12619)

10:00 a.m.
Teaching Honors College Algebra with InquiryBased Instruction at the University of HoustonDowntown.
Timothy Redl*, University of HoustonDowntown
(1125G1655)

10:20 a.m.
College Algebra TACTivities and the TA Coach Experiment.
Gary A. Olson*, University of Colorado Denver
(1125G12898)

10:40 a.m.
Managing tensions within a coordinated inquirybased learning algebra course: The role of worksheets.
Vilma Mesa, University of Michigan
Mollee Huisinga, University of Michigan
Ashley N. Jackson*, University of Michigan
(1125G153)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Algebra, II
Piedmont, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

8:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Truncated Path Algebras and Betti Numbers with Polynomial Growth.
Ryan Coopergard*, University of Minnesota  Twin Cities
Marju Purin, St. Olaf College
(1125VA2207)

8:15 a.m.
On the periodicity of irreducible elements in arithmetical congruence monoids.
Christopher ONeill*, University of California Davis
Jacob Hartzer, Texas A&M University
(1125VA2230)

8:30 a.m.
Model theoretic limits of categories and representations of diagram algebras.
Nate Harman*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1125VA2476)

8:45 a.m.
Tensor product multiplicities and descent of line bundles to GIT quotients.
Nathaniel Bushek*, University of Alaska, Anchorage
(1125VA2547)

9:00 a.m.
The Index of a Family of Gorenstein Numerical Semigroups in Four Generators.
Bernadette Boyle*, Sacred Heart University
(1125VA2548)

9:15 a.m.
Maximal subgroup growth of some groups.
Andrew J. Kelley*, Binghamton University
(1125VA2611)

9:30 a.m.
Zero divisor graphs of commutative graded rings.
Brian P. Johnson*, Florida Gulf Coast University
Katherine Cooper, University of Kentucky
(1125VA2795)

9:45 a.m.
The algebraic approach to spinor representation theory.
Jonathan Brown*, SUNY Oneonta
(1125VA2939)

10:00 a.m.
Connecting the Algebraic Theory of Lie Algebra Spinor Representations to Applications in Physics.
Kimmy Cushman*, SUNY College at Oneonta
(1125VA2931)

10:15 a.m.
Counting Elements of Particular Orders in the Symmetric Group.
Tucker L. Dowell*, Belmont University
Brad Schleben, Belmont University
(1125VA2992)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Graph Theory, II
Baker, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

8:00 a.m.
Uniqueness in labelings of treedepthcritical graphs.
Michael D. Barrus*, University of Rhode Island
John Sinkovic, University of Waterloo
(1125VF1377)

8:15 a.m.
Dragon placement problems.
Doug Chatham*, Morehead State University
(1125VF1543)

8:30 a.m.
Break

8:45 a.m.
Coloring graphs and their complements.
Peter Maceli*, Canisius College
(1125VF1745)

9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Categorical Reformulation of the Reconstruction Conjectures.
Demitri Plessas*, Northeastern State University
Tien Chih, Newberry College
(1125VF1842)

9:15 a.m.
Rainbow HamiltonianConnected Graphs.
Zhenming Bi*, Western Michigan University
(1125VF1946)

9:30 a.m.
Chorded Pancyclicity.
Megan Cream*, Spelman College
(1125VF1989)

9:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: An informative invariant: the neighborhood degree list.
Elizabeth Donovan*, Murray State University
(1125VF2300)

10:00 a.m.
Colorblind index, computational complexity, and hypergraphs.
Jennifer Diemunsch, St. Vincent College
Nathan Graber, University of Colorado, Denver
Lucas Kramer, Bethel College
Victor Larsen*, Kennesaw State University
Lauren Nelsen, University of Denver
Luke Nelsen, University of Colorado, Denver
Devon Sigler, University of Colorado, Denver
Derrick Stolee, Microsoft
Charlie Suer, Centre College
(1125VF2368)

10:15 a.m.
SetSized Packing on Graphs.
Miranda Bowie*, University of North Alabama
Louis Sewell, Northrop Grumman / University of Alabama in Huntsville
Anne Sinko, College of St. Benedict and St. John's University
(1125VF2627)

10:30 a.m.
Computeraided investigation of coloring graphs under rainbow connection.
Janet Fierson*, La Salle University
Eric Frazier III, La Salle University
(1125VF3021)

10:45 a.m.
The Critical Group of KG(n,2).
Ian M Hill*, James Madison University
Josh E Ducey, James Madison University
(1125VF362)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Other Topics, II
Roswell, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

8:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Enhanced Student Learning with Biweekly MINITAB Labs in Statistics.
Dan L. Seth*, West Texas A&M University, Department of Mathematics, Canyon, TX
(1125VW2241)

8:15 a.m.
Behavior of Residuated Maps with respect to the WayBelow Relation.
Ryan Luke*, University of Louisville
(1125VW2525)

8:30 a.m.
Connecting the Math and Science Practices.
Kimberly Muller*, Lake Superior State University
(1125VW2629)

8:45 a.m.
How to Choose a Graduate School in Mathematics.
Paul R. Bialek*, Trinity International University
(1125VW3140)

9:00 a.m.
The Discrete Sheffer Sequences and Schrodinger Form.
Jennifer K Ulrich*, Penn State Behrend
(1125VW2789)

9:15 a.m.
"It Does Matter How You Slice It: The Combinatorics of PizzaSlicing".
John Robert Botzum*, Kutztown University
(1125VW2799)

9:30 a.m.
Stochastic Social Network Model for the Dissemination of Ideas.
Tucker L. Dowell*, Belmont University
Daniel Biles, Belmont University
Glenn Acree, Belmont University
(1125VW2827)

9:45 a.m.
Supplemental Instruction Shaping Student Success.
Brandon Samples*, Georgia College
Emily Baum, University of Georgia
(1125VW2880)

10:00 a.m.
Measuring and Testing Central Symmetry in Bivariate Settings.
Sheida Riahi*, Mississippi State University
Prakash Patil, Mississippi State University
(1125VW2914)

10:15 a.m.
Categorization of all Newton maps of rational functions conjugate to quadratic polynomials.
Erin E. Williams*, University of Central Oklahoma
(1125VW3018)

10:30 a.m.
New Directions for Developmental Mathematics in Community Colleges.
Susan Licwinko*, BMCC, The City University of New York
Jean W. Richards, BMCC, The City University of New York
Daniela BardacVlada, BMCC, The City University of New York
Lucio MG Prado, BMCC, The City University of New York
(1125VW2765)

10:45 a.m.
Irish mathematicians in American mathematicsa historical perspective.
Colm Mulcahy*, Spelman College
(1125VW1763)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Topology, II
Kennesaw, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

8:00 a.m.
Infinite Families of NonStein Rational Balls.
Luke Morgan Williams*, Kansas State University
(1125VU2616)

8:15 a.m.
Localization of Coarse Structures.
Ryan J Jensen*, University of Tennessee
(1125VU2617)

8:30 a.m.
In Search of Class Representatives for SUCobordism.
John E Mosley*, Phillips Exeter Academy
(1125VU2640)

8:45 a.m.
The Reidemeister trace in pictures.
Cary Malkiewich*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1125VU2660)

9:00 a.m.
Realizing Incompressible 3Manifolds in Stable 4Manifolds.
Qayum Khan, Saint Louis University
Gerrit Smith*, Saint Louis University
(1125VU2776)

9:15 a.m.
Alternating Minimum Braids and Caterpillar Graphs.
Ik Jae Lee*, Rowan University
Hieu D Nguyen, Rowan University
(1125VU2985)

9:30 a.m.
Decompositions of multicrossing link complements into bipyramids.
Colin Adams, Williams College
Gregory Kehne*, Cambridge, MA
(1125VU3051)

9:45 a.m.
Schema as a theoretical framework.
Ashley Berger*, University of Oklahoma
sepideh Stewart, University of Oklahoma
(1125VU2958)

10:00 a.m.
The Hungarian Horntail (THH) and Other Mathematical Beasts.
Juan S. VilletaGarcia*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1125VU3099)

10:15 a.m.
Classifying Tangles Using Invariants.
Christine Caples*, University of Iowa
(1125VU3117)

10:30 a.m.
Finitetype invariants for virtual knots.
Nicolas Petit*, Oberlin College
(1125VU323)

10:45 a.m.
Widelyconnected sets in the buckethandle continuum.
David Sumner Lipham*, Auburn University
(1125VU2227)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Experiences and Projects in Business, Industry, and Government
International 7, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Allen Butler, Daniel H. Wagner Associates, Inc. callenbutler+maa@gmail.com

8:00 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling of a Decision Planning Tool.
William P Fox*, Naval Postgraduate School
(1125J1608)

8:20 a.m.
Modeling of Gastrointestinal Stent Behavior.
Abraham Levitan, Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
Jessica Oehrlein*, Columbia University
Laura Christakis, Boston Scientific Corporation
Shawn Ryan, Boston Scientific Corporation
(1125J1999)

8:40 a.m.
Automated Scoring of Extended Text Responses to Mathematics Test Items.
James H Fife*, Educational Testing Service
(1125J11886)

9:00 a.m.
Exposure: A Decision Metric for Selecting Effective Sets of Security Upgrades at Dams.
Kevin E. Burns*, Mississippi College
James D. Morgeson, Institute for Defense Analyses
Jason A. Dechant, Institute for Defense Analyses
Yazmin SedaSanabria, United States Army Corps of Engineers
(1125J11970)

9:20 a.m.
From the Classroom to the Corporate World: Sharing Internship Experiences.
Robert Chaney, Lee University
Chanda Hughes*, Lee University
(1125J12528)

9:40 a.m.
Heat transfer analysis of road pavement system with phase change materials.
Bhagya Athukorallage*, Texas Tech University
Darryl James, Texas Tech University
(1125J13024)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Session on Preserving and Writing the History of Mathematics Departments, I
Embassy A, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Lawrence D'Antonio, Ramapo College
Toke Knudsen, State University of New York at Oneonta toke.knudsen@oneonta.edu

8:00 a.m.
What's your angle? Exploring the history of your department one facet at a time.
Janet L. Beery*, University of Redlands
(1125M13091)

8:30 a.m.
William Fogg Osgood and the Transformation of the Harvard Mathematics Department.
Lawrence A. D'Antonio*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(1125M1483)

9:00 a.m.
Bertrand Russell at Bryn Mawr.
William Dunham*, Research Associate in Mathematics, Bryn Mawr College
(1125M11937)

9:30 a.m.
Writing for Vassar College's Sesquicentennial.
John McCleary*, Vassar College
(1125M145)

10:00 a.m.
Preserving and Writing the History of Mathematics Departments  A Note on Museum Resources.
Peggy Aldrich Kidwell*, Curator of Mathematics, NMAH, Smithsonian Institution
(1125M1434)

10:30 a.m.
Discovering Questions as Well as Answers When Writing a Departmental History.
Jacqueline M Dewar*, Loyola Marymount University
W. Scott Wright, Loyola Marymount University
Dennis G. Zill, Loyola Marymount University
(1125M1409)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Probability and Statistics, II
International A, International Level, Marriott Marquis

8:00 a.m.
Probability distribution for a particle's position in the inhomogeneous totally asymmetric zero range process.
Eunghyun Lee*, Nazarbayev University
Dong Wang, National University of Singapore
(1125602449)

8:15 a.m.
Random walks on infinitely generated dense groups.
Abbas M Alhakim*, American University of Beirut
S Molchanov, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
(1125602609)

8:30 a.m.
Fluid Limit for a Batched Processor Sharing Queue.
Katelynn D Kochalski*, University of Virginia
(1125602610)

8:45 a.m.
Levy Processes in a Step 3 Nilpotent Lie Group.
John E Haga*, Wentworth Institute of Technology
(1125602630)

9:00 a.m.
Estimating the Fraction in Fractional Differential Equations using a Bayesian Approach.
Joshua M. Whitlinger*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Edward L. Boone, Virginia Commonwealth University
Ryad Ghanam, Virginia Commonwealth University Qatar
(112562299)

9:15 a.m.
Functional Data Analysis of Copy Number Alterations in Bladder Cancer Tumors.
Sarah Robinson*, University of Georgia
David Burton, East Tennessee State University
(112562582)

9:30 a.m.
Mahalanobis Baseed kNearest Neighbor Forecasting versus Time Series Forecasting Methods.
Vindya Kumari Pathirana*, University of Connecticut
Kandethody M. Ramachandran, University of South Florida
(1125622269)

9:45 a.m.
Solving inverse problems in econometrics using a mollication approach.
Marechal, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse France
Vanhems*, University of Toulouse, TBS and TSE
(1125622290)

10:00 a.m.
Bootstrapping Time Series Models.
Mosisa G. Aga*, Auburn University Montgomery
(1125622386)

10:15 a.m.
Nonlinear filtering for periodic timevarying parameter estimation in an epidemic model.
Andrea Arnold*, North Carolina State University
Alun L. Lloyd, North Carolina State University
(1125622399)

10:30 a.m.
Coherent Itemset Mining.
Kelly Bodwin*, University of North Carolina  Chapel Hill
Kai Zhang, University of North Carolina  Chapel Hill
Andrew Nobel, University of North Carolina  Chapel Hill
(1125623066)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME), III
Regency Ballroom V, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Karen Keene, North Carolina State University
Megan Wawro, Virginia Tech mwawro@vt.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Role of Justifying in EntryLevel Undergraduates' Mathematical Problem Solving.
Kathryn Rhoads*, The University of Texas at Arlington
James A. Mendoza Epperson, The University of Texas at Arlington
R. Cavender Campbell, The University of Texas at Arlington
(1125N12695)

8:20 a.m.
Could a variable parts perspective on proportional relationships be useful in trigonometry, calculus, and probability?
Sybilla Beckmann*, University of Georgia
(1125N12166)

8:40 a.m.
Using Analytics to Better Understand Calculus Students' Weaknesses and Learning Behaviors.
Mary E Pilgrim*, Colorado State University
Ben D Sencindiver, Colorado State University
(1125N1361)

9:00 a.m.
Do They Know What They Know or Do Not Know? A Report on Undergraduate Mathematics Students' Selfassessment Behaviors.
Kedar Nepal*, Mercer University
Kailash Ghimire, Georgia Southwestern State University
Ramjee Sharma, University of North GeorgiaGainsville
Manoj Thapa, Georgia Southwestern State University
(1125N1871)

9:20 a.m.
Developing Students' Reasoning about the Derivative of ComplexValued Functions with the Aid of Geometer's Sketchpad (GSP).
Jonathan D Troup*, University of Oklahoma
(1125N12746)

9:40 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Any correlations among students' ways of thinking about the derivative and their abilities to solve the applied derivative problems.
Shawn Firouzian*, University of California San Diego
(1125N12689)

10:00 a.m.
Rate of Change as a Feature of Partitioning Activity: The Case of Lydia.
Biyao Liang*, University of Georgia
Kevin C. Moore, University of Georgia
(1125N11363)

10:20 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Mathematically Talented Black Women of Spelman, 1960s2010s.
Morgin Jones Williams*, Georgia State University
(1125N1304)

10:40 a.m.
How proficient learners of mathematics read proofs: An exploratory study.
Eyob S Demeke*, California State University, Los Angeles
(1125N1702)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on The Creation and Implementation of Effective Homework Assignments, I
L401 & L402, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Sarah Greenwald, Appalachian State University greenwaldsj@appstate.edu
Judy Holdener, Kenyon College

8:00 a.m.
Incorporating Reflection into Calculus Assignments.
Vicky Williams Klima*, Appalachian State University
(1125A51759)

8:20 a.m.
Reflections on Assigning Both Online and Written Homework in Calculus.
Kevin Gerstle*, Oberlin College
(1125A52624)

8:40 a.m.
Grading more than just the final answer with an automated grading system: Benefits and pitfalls.
Matt Zaremsky*, Cornell University
(1125A51629)

9:00 a.m.
Turning Problems into Projects.
Susan Jane Colley*, Oberlin College
(1125A5808)

9:20 a.m.
Mathematics Assignments  a Storied Approach.
Judy A. Holdener, Kenyon College
Brian D. Jones*, Kenyon College
(1125A51881)

9:40 a.m.
Do the homework, then go to the lecture.
Shahriar Shahriari*, Pomona College
(1125A51733)

10:00 a.m.
PeerAssisted Reflection and Online Homework in a Flipped Calculus Course.
Ross Sweet*, Northwestern University
(1125A51691)

10:20 a.m.
Making Learning Visible with StudentGenerated Video Content.
Shelly Smith*, Grand Valley State University
Robert Talbert, Grand Valley State University
(1125A51586)

10:40 a.m.
Nuances of online calculus homework: Insights from the student perspective.
Andrew J Krause*, Michigan State University
Ralph Putnam, Michigan State University
(1125A52291)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on The Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Ordinary Differential Equations, I
A702, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Christopher S. Goodrich, Creighton Preparatory School cgood@prep.creighton.edu
Beverly H. West, Cornell University

8:00 a.m.
Teaching Modeling Through Poster Projects in Differential Equations.
Courtney L Davis*, Pepperdine University
Timothy A Lucas, Pepperdine University
(1125P52817)

8:20 a.m.
The Tautochrone: Times are the Same, Times are Different.
Itai Seggev*, Wolfram Research, Inc.
(1125P51699)

8:40 a.m.
Real time modeling illuminates mixing problems.
Audrey Malagon, Virginia Wesleyan College
Lydia Kennedy*, Virginia Wesleyan College
Kristin Burney, Virginia Wesleyan College
(1125P51824)

9:00 a.m.
ODE Reviews: A Repository of Reviews of Articles Related to the Teaching and Learning of ODEs.
Thomas W. Judson*, Stephen F. Austin State University
(1125P52073)

9:20 a.m.
StudentCentered Teaching Strategies in Ordinary Differential Equations.
Baoling Ma*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(1125P52101)

9:40 a.m.
Engaged Learning in Largeenrollment Differential Equations through Computer Laboratory Materials.
P. Gavin LaRose*, University of Michigan
(1125P52156)

10:00 a.m.
Reflections on Teaching a Combined Differential Equations/Linear Algebra Class.
Christopher S. Goodrich*, Creighton Preparatory School
(1125P52196)

10:20 a.m.
Stay Tuned  Modeling in Differential Equations Courses.
Brian Winkel*, Emeritus, US Military Academy, West Point and Director SIMIODE
(1125P52297)

10:40 a.m.
A modeling first approach to differential equations using SIMIODE.
Patrice G Tiffany*, Manhattan College
Rosemary C. Farley, Manhattan College
(1125P52299)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Unexpected Topics for a Math Circle, I
A701, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Robert M. Klein, Ohio University kleinr@ohio.edu
Philip Yasskin, Texas A&M University

8:00 a.m.
What's in a Logo?
Christopher Goff*, University of the Pacific
(1125Q5622)

8:20 a.m.
Finite Projective Planes and Applications.
Martin J Strauss*, University of Michigan
(1125Q5567)

8:40 a.m.
Complex behavior from simple rules  cellular automata for Math Circles.
Mark C Hughes*, Brigham Young University
(1125Q51011)

9:00 a.m.
The magical way to learn mathematics.
Maria S. Nogin*, California State University, Fresno
Adnan H. Sabuwala, California State University, Fresno
(1125Q51371)

9:20 a.m.
Math Circles for Integrated STEM Learning Communities.
Celil Ekici, University of the Virgin Islands
Christopher Plyley*, University of the Virgin Islands
Cigdem Alagoz, University of the Virgin Islands
Angie Estien, University of the Virgin Islands
(1125Q51404)

9:40 a.m.
The Missing `M' in STEM: A Math Circles & Modeling Approach.
James C Taylor*, Math Teachers' Circle of Santa Fe
Nicholas Bennett, Math Teachers' Circle of Santa Fe
(1125Q51532)

10:00 a.m.
Different Angle.
Tatiana Dezbah Shubin*, San Jose State University
(1125Q53088)

10:20 a.m.
Discussion

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Recent Advances in Uncertainty Quantification
A703, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Noemi Petra, University of California, Merced npetra@ucmerced.edu
Juan C Meza, University of California, Merced jcmeza@ucmerced.edu

8:00 a.m.
Recent advances in probabilistic modeling for multiscale and multiphysics problems.
Roger Ghanem*, University of Southern California
(1125653155)

8:30 a.m.
Uncertainty Quantification with Model Error.
Habib Najm*, Sandia National Laboratories
Khachik Sargsyan, Sandia National Laboratories
Xun Huan, Sandia National Laboratories
Joseph Oefelein, Sandia National Laboratories
Guilhem Lacaze, Sandia National Laboratories
Zachary Vane, Sandia National Laboratories
(1125621920)

9:00 a.m.
Measure transport, variational inference, and lowdimensional maps.
Daniele Bigoni, Massachusetts Institute of Tehcnology
Youssef Marzouk*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Alessio Spantini, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1125623119)

9:30 a.m.
Inverse problem of cerebral hemodynamics with model uncertainty.
Jamie Prezioso*, Case Western Reserve University
Daniela Calvetti, Case Western Reserve University
Erkki Somersalo, Case Western Reserve University
(1125921838)

10:00 a.m.
Bayesian Inverse Problems Governed by Stochastic PDE Models.
Umberto Villa*, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin
Peng Chen, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin
Omar Ghattas, Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin
(1125652390)

10:30 a.m.
Scalable algorithms for Doptimal design of experiments for largescale Bayesian linear inverse problems.
Alen Alexanderian*, North Carolina State University
Arvind K Saibaba, North Carolina State University
(1125622932)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Project NExT Workshop
Regency Ballroom VI, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Panel
Developing the MAA Instructional Practices Guide
International 5, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Martha Abell, Georgia Southern University
Moderators:
Linda Braddy, Tarrant County Community College
Panelists:
Ben Braun, University of Kentucky
Lew Ludwig, Denison University
Julie Phelps, Valencia College
Hortensia Soto, University of Northern Colorado

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Employment Center
Centennial Ballroom, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:15 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Mathematical Biology, I
International B, International Level, Marriott Marquis

8:15 a.m.
An AllEncompassing Global Convergence Result for Processive Multisite Phosphorylation Systems.
Mitchell J Eithun*, Ripon College
Anne Shiu, Texas A&M University
(112592508)

8:30 a.m.
Determining important Zika outbreak characteristics via Approximate Bayesian Computation for epidemics in South and Central America.
Deborah Shutt*, Colorado School of Mines
Carrie Manore, Los Alamos National Lab
Sara Y. Del Valle, Los Alamos National Lab
Aaron Porter, Colorado School of Mines
Stephen Pankavich, Colorado School of Mines
(112592573)

8:45 a.m.
Stochastic Modeling of PhytoplanktonZooplankton Interactions.
T.MIhiri M. De Silva*, Texas Tech University
Sophia R Jang, Texas Tech University
(112592633)

9:00 a.m.
PDE models for messenger RNA localization in Xenopus (frog) oocytes.
MariaVeronica Ciocanel*, Brown University
Bjorn Sandstede, Brown University
Kimberly Mowry, Brown University
(112592737)

9:15 a.m.
Modeling the Collective Behavior of Ants on Uneven Terrain.
Matthew A Moreno*, University of Puget Sound
Jason M Graham, University of Scranton
S Garnier, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(112592970)

9:30 a.m.
Transient Induced Global Response Synchronization: Dispositional Cellular Automata.
William Sulis*, McMaster University
(112592996)

9:45 a.m.
Agentbased mathematical modeling as a tool for estimating Trypanosoma cruzi vectorhost contact rates.
Kamuela E Yong*, University of Hawaii  West Oahu
(1125921012)

10:00 a.m.
Tear Film Dynamics: Modeling the Glycocalyx as a Poroelastic Region.
Antonio Mastroberardino*, Penn State Erie
Javed I Siddique, Penn State York
Richard J Braun, University of Delaware
Daniel M Anderson, George Mason University
(1125921030)

10:15 a.m.
A nested model of tumor growth tuned across multiple experiments.
D. I. Wallace*, Dartmouth College
(1125921059)

10:30 a.m.
On the road to eliminating cART for HIV.
Seema Nanda*, Dartmouth College
Vardayani Ratti, Dartmouth College
Dorothy Wallace, Dartmouth College
(1125921093)

10:45 a.m.
A shadow detector for photosynthesis efficiency.
KangLing Liao*, Department of Biology and Department of Pharmacology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Roger D. Jones, Center for Complex Systems and Enterprises, Stevens Institute of Technology
Patrick McCarter, Departments of Pharmacology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill
Meral TuncOzdemir, Departments of Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill
James A. Draper, Departments of Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill
Timothy C. Elston, Departments of Pharmacology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill
David Kramer, Plant Research Laboratory Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Alan M. Jones, Departments of 1Biology and 2Pharmacology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill
(1125921249)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:15 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Topics in Analysis, II
Techwood, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency

8:15 a.m.
The Maximum Length of $k$bounded, $t$avoiding Zerosum Sequences over $\mathbb{Z}$.
Aaron Berger*, Yale University
(112540430)

8:30 a.m.
Approximation of functions with values in general and specific Lspaces.
Vira Babenko*, Ithaca College
(112541257)

8:45 a.m.
Scalable frames generated by actions of iterative operators.
Roza Aceska*, Ball State University
Yeon Hyang Kim, Central Michigan University
(112541292)

9:00 a.m.
Solution of fractional differential equations by polynomial series.
Mohsen Razzaghi*, Mississippi State University
(112541723)

9:15 a.m.
Interpolation in Shifted Function Spaces.
Keaton Hamm*, Department of Mathematics, Vanderbilt University
(1125411050)

9:30 a.m.
An extension of LagrangeBurman Inversion with Application to Positioning via Delayed Signals.
Erik I Verriest*, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of ECE
(1125411710)

9:45 a.m.
A Meshfree Approach to Estimating the Fractional Laplacian via Radial Basis Functions.
Joel A Rosenfeld*, University of Florida
Spencer A Rosenfeld, University of Florida
Warren E Dixon, University of Florida
(1125412748)

10:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Some complexity results in the theory of normal numbers.
Dylan Airey*, University of Texas at Austin
Steve Jackson, University of North Texas
Bill Mance, Polish Academy of Sciences
(1125412904)

10:15 a.m.
The Reconstruction of The Bandlimited Functions of Polynomial Growth with minimal Oversampling.
Hussain Y. AlHammali*, Oregon State University
(1125413095)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:20 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Revitalizing Complex Analysis
M304, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Russell W. Howell, Westmont College howell@westmont.edu
Paul Zorn, St. Olaf College

8:20 a.m.
If you believe in real numbers and matrices, then you believe in complex arithmetic!
Stephan Ramon Garcia*, Pomona College
(1125N5251)

8:40 a.m.
Complex Analysis in the Transition (Proofs) Course.
William W Johnston*, Butler University
(1125N51948)

9:00 a.m.
Harnessing student interest to present applications of Complex Analysis.
Kristin A. Camenga*, Juniata College
(1125N51547)

9:20 a.m.
The DomainColoring Algorithm and the Argument Principle.
Frank A. Farris*, Santa Clara University
(1125N52424)

9:40 a.m.
Complex analysis in action: Introducing the novel Fokas' transform method to our undergraduates.
Zhengqing Chen*, Math Department, Clarkson University
Scott Fulton, Math Department, Clarkson University
(1125N52228)

10:00 a.m.
Using applications to understand complex analysis concepts.
Beth Schaubroeck*, U.S. Air Force Academy
(1125N52033)

10:20 a.m.
Unimodular Roots of Trinomials and Connections to Cyclotomic Polynomials.
Michael A. Brilleslyper*, U. S. Air Force Academy
(1125N52055)

10:40 a.m.
The Count of Monte Disco.
Russell W. Howell, Westmont College
David N Kyle*, Westmont College
(1125N51379)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
AMSMAA Grad School Fair
Undergrads! Take this opportunity to meet representatives from mathematical science graduate programs.
Marquis Ballroom, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis

Friday January 6, 2017, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Retiring Presidential Address
Mathematics For Human Flourishing.
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Francis Edward Su*, Harvey Mudd College
(1125A02731)

Friday January 6, 2017, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Hypergraph Regularity, Ultraproducts, and a Game Semantics.
A707, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Henry P. Towsner*, University of Pennsylvania
(112503127)

Friday January 6, 2017, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #8: Part B
(Re)Designing Your Own Mathematics Course using Backwards Course Design
L508, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
Joel Kilty, Centre College
Alex M. McAllister, Centre College

Friday January 6, 2017, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
CANCELLED: MAA Minicourse #4: Part B
Incorporating Randomization Methods into Introductory Statistics
L504 & L505, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
Patti Frazer Lock, St. Lawrence University
Robin H. Lock, St. Lawrence University
Allan Rossman, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Beth Chance, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Soma Roy, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Friday January 6, 2017, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #12: Part B
Teaching Introductory Statistics, GAISE 2016
L506 & L507, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
Carolyn K. Cuff, Westminster College

Friday January 6, 2017, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Grand Hall, Exhibit Level, Hyatt Regency

Friday January 6, 2017, 9:35 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Panel
Insights from MAA studies of College Algebra, Precalculus, and Calculus
International 5, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
David Bressoud, Macalester College
Marilyn Carlson, Arizona State University
Panelists:
Jess Ellis, Colorado State University
Bernie Madison, University of Arkansas
Chris Rasmussen, San Diego State University
Michael Tallman, Oklahoma State University

Friday January 6, 2017, 9:55 a.m.11:10 a.m.
Project NExT Workshop
Technology for Teaching: GeoGebra Implementation for the Calculus Sequence
Regency Ballroom VI, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Ibukun Amusan, Kentucky State University
Shihwei Chao, University of North Georgia
Nicole Panza, Francis Marion University
Na Lu, Lawrence Technological University
Presenters:
Gabriela Dumitrascu, Eastern Michigan University
Constantin Dumitrascu, Adrian College

Friday January 6, 2017, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Measurable chromatic numbers.
A707, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Clinton Conley*, Carnegie Mellon University
(112503120)

Friday January 6, 2017, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
A tale of rigidity and flexibility  discrete subgroups of higher rank Lie groups.
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Anna Wienhard*, RuprechtKarlsUniversität Heidelberg
(1125222556)

Friday January 6, 2017, 10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Radical Dash Prize Session
International 7, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Stacey Muir, University of Scranton
Janine Janoski, Kings College

Friday January 6, 2017, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Distance Correlation: A New Tool for Detecting Association and Measuring Correlation Between Data Sets.
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Donald Richards*, Penn State University
(112562777)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III
The focusing energy critical wave equation: the nonradial case.
Atrium Ballroom, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Carlos E. Kenig*, University of Chicago
(112535298)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
On existential definability of C.E. sets over function rings of characteristic 0.
A707, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Alexandra Shlapentokh*, East Carolina University
(112503124)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Current Events Bulletin
Imperial Ballroom A, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
David Eisenbud, MSRI and UC Berkeley de@msri.org

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
MAA Lecture for Students
Take what you have gathered from coincidence: understanding and using randomness.
Regency Ballroom VII, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Matthew Richey*, St. Olaf College
(1125A0602)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Operator Algebras, II
International 9, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Michael Hartglass, University of California, Riverside michael.hartglass@ucr.edu
David Penneys, University of California, Los Angeles
Elizabeth Gillaspy, University of Colorado, Boulder

1:00 p.m.
Actions of amenable groups on the Cantor set and their crossed products.
David Kerr*, Texas A&M University
(1125461616)

1:30 p.m.
Free Stein kernels and an improvement of the free logarithmic Sobolev inequality.
Brent Nelson*, University of California, Berkeley
Max Fathi, University of California, Berkeley
(1125461918)

2:00 p.m.
Wavelets associated to representations of higherrank graph algebras.
Judith A. Packer*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(1125462978)

2:30 p.m.
Centrally Large Subalgebras and Tracial ${\mathcal{Z}}$Absorption.
Dawn E. Archey*, University of Detroit Mercy
Julian Buck, Francis Marion University
N. Christopher Phillips, University of Oregon
(1125462911)

3:00 p.m.
Convergence of Quotients of AF Algebras in Quantum Propinquity by Convergence of Ideals.
Konrad Aguilar*, University of Denver
(112546488)

3:30 p.m.
Minimal faces and Schur's Lemma for embeddings into $R^\mathcal{U}$.
Scott A. Atkinson*, Vanderbilt University
(1125462185)

4:00 p.m.
Trivalent categories.
Noah Snyder*, Indiana University
(112546363)

4:30 p.m.
Generalized fixed points of conformal nets.
Marcel Bischoff*, Vanderbilt University
(112581966)

5:00 p.m.
Weak$^*$rigged modules over dual operator algebras and the Picard group.
Upasana Kashyap*, Regis College
(112546669)

5:30 p.m.
From skein theory to presentation for Thompson group.
Yunxiang Ren*, Vanderbilt University
(1125461090)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on ApREUF: Applied Research Experience for Undergraduate Faculty
M106 & M107, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Shenglan Yuan, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY
Jason Callahan, St. Edwards University
Eva Strawbridge, James Madison University strawbem@jmu.edu
Ami Radunskaya, Pomona College

1:00 p.m.
Analysis of a Coupled, $n$Patch Population Model with Ceiling Density Dependence.
Jason Callahan*, St. Edward's University
(112591858)

1:30 p.m.
The growth of coefficients in certain PLFT $(u,v)$CalkinWilf trees.
Sandie Han, New York City College of Technology
Ariane M Masuda, New York City College of Technology
Satyanand Singh, New York City College of Technology
Johann Thiel*, New York City College of Technology
(112511953)

2:00 p.m.
Blocking the immune blockers: helping the immune system fight cancer.
Ami Radunskaya*, Pomona College
(112592886)

3:00 p.m.
The Enumeration of 132Pattern Occurrences in Dumont Permutations of Length Four.
Chinenye Ofodile*, Albany State University
(112505908)

3:30 p.m.
The Experience of Mentoring Undergraduate Researchers.
Shenglan Yuan*, LaGuardia Community College, CUNY
(112500929)

4:00 p.m.
Modeling the SubSaharan African Disease Onchocerciasis, a Commutative Algebraist's Perspective.
Rachelle Bouchat*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
G. Ledder, University of Nebraska
D. Sylvester, Seattle University
J. Thiel, New York City College of Technology
(112592874)

4:30 p.m.
Modeling the Progression of Alzheimer's Disease.
Adrienne Kinney, Centre College
Abby QuirkRoyal, Centre College
Ellen Swanson*, Centre College
(112592642)

5:00 p.m.
The Proper Diameter of a Graph.
Vincent Coll, Lehigh University
Jonelle Hook, Mount St. Mary's University
Colton Magnant, Georgia Southern University
Karen McCready*, King's College, PA
Kathleen Ryan, DeSales University
(112505742)

5:30 p.m.
Development and Analysis of a Wormlike Model.
Eva Marie Strawbridge*, James Madison University
(112592828)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Arithmetic, II
Embassy E, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Frank Calegari, University of Chicago fcale@math.uchicago.edu
Ana Caraiani, Princeton University
Richard Taylor, Institute for Advanced Study

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra: Research for Undergraduate and Early Graduate Students
M103 & 104, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Nicholas Baeth, University of Central Missouri baeth@ucmo.edu
Courtney Gibbons, Hamilton College

1:00 p.m.
Examples of Undergraduate Research in Commutative Algebra.
Branden Stone*, Adelphi University
(1125131222)

2:00 p.m.
Rational Combinations of Betti Diagrams of Complete Intersection Modules.
Michael T. Annunziata, Willamette Mathematics Consortium REU 2015
Courtney R. Gibbons, Hamilton College
Cole Hawkins*, Willamette Mathematics Consortium REU 2015
Alexander J. Sutherland, Willamette Mathematics Consortium REU 2015
(112513779)

2:30 p.m.
Matroids on Commutative Rings.
Patrick M Phelps*, Adelphi University
Branden Stone, Adelphi University
(1125131187)

3:00 p.m.
Understanding the Relationship Between Local Rings and Their Completions: Contributions by Undergraduates.
Susan Loepp*, Williams College
(112513351)

4:00 p.m.
Strange Formal Fibers: A Counterexample.
Sarah M. Fleming, Williams College
Lena Ji*, Princeton University
S. Loepp, Williams College
Peter M. McDonald, Williams College
Nina Pande, Williams College
David Schwein, University of Michigan
(112513974)

4:30 p.m.
Strange Formal Fibers: An Excellent Counterexample.
Sarah M. Fleming, Williams College
Lena Ji, Princeton University
S. Loepp, Williams College
Peter M. McDonald, Boston, MA
Nina Pande*, Williams College
David Schwein, University of Michigan
(1125131174)

5:00 p.m.
REU projects involving nonunique factorization in integral domains and monoids: Past, Present, and Future.
Scott T Chapman*, Sam Houston State University
(112513600)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #2: Part B
Directing Undergraduate Research
L508, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
Aparna Higgins, University of Dayton

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Geometry and Convexity (Dedicated to András Bezdek on the occasion of his 60th birthday), II
International 3, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Krystyna Kuperberg, Auburn University kuperkm@auburn.edu
Gergely Ambrus, Renyi Institute of Mathematics
Braxton Carrigan, Southern Connecticut State University
Ferenc Fodor, University of Szeged

1:00 p.m.
Packings of Regular Pentagons in the Plane.
Thomas Hales*, University of Pittsburgh
Wöden Kusner, Graz University of Technology
(112552928)

1:30 p.m.
Critical packings, rigidity, and the radius function.
Woden Kusner*, Graz University of Technology
(112552904)

2:00 p.m.
Minimal spherical representation of graphs.
Oleg R Musin*, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(112552468)

2:30 p.m.
Contact graphs of ball packings.
Alexey Glazyrin*, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(112552460)

3:00 p.m.
Helly numbers for crystals and cutandproject sets.
Alexey Garber*, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(112552459)

3:30 p.m.
Variants on Helly's Theorems over Algebraic Subsets of ${\mathbb R}^d$.
Déborah Oliveros*, Instituto de Matemáticas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, UNAM
(112552340)

4:00 p.m.
Rotors in triangles and tetrahedra.
Luis Montejano*, National University at Queretaro
(1125051042)

4:30 p.m.
On the Bounds of a Golden Triangulation Refinements.
Braxton A Carrigan*, Southern Connecticut State University
Bruce W Atkinson, Samford University
(1125521750)

5:00 p.m.
A discrete version of Koldobsky's slicing inequality.
Matthew Alexander*, Kent State University
Martin Henk, Technische Universität Berlin
Artem Zvavitch, Kent State University
(112552829)

5:30 p.m.
Aspects of soft ball packings.
Karoly Bezdek*, University of Calgary
Zsolt Langi, University of Technology, Inst. of Math., Budapest, Hungary
(1125522245)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamics of Fluids and Nonlinear Waves
Embassy F, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Zhiwu Lin, Georgia Institute of Technology zlin@math.gatech.edu
Jiayin Jin, Georgia Institute of Technology
Chongchun Zeng, Georgia Institute of Technology

1:00 p.m.
Analyzing the stability spectrum for elliptic solutions of the focusing NLS equation.
Bernard Deconinck*, Applied Mathematics, University of Washington
Benjamin L Segal, Applied Mathematics, University of Washington
(1125331387)

1:30 p.m.
Transverse instability in KadomtsevPetviashvili (KP), rotationmodified KP and fulldispersion KP equations.
Vera Mikyoung Hur, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Mathew A. Johnson, University of Kansas, Lawrence
Ashish Kumar Pandey*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1125351331)

2:00 p.m.
Orbital Stability of Standing Waves for Dispersive Models with Nonlocal Nonlinearity.
Shijun Zheng*, Georgia Southern University
(1125352479)

2:30 p.m.
The Maslov index, spectral flow, Hadamard formula: recent advances.
Yuri Latushkin, University of Missouri
Alim Sukhtayev*, Indiana University
(112535471)

3:00 p.m.
Longtime dynamics of solutions to the focusing energycritical heat equation.
Dimitrios Roxanas*, University of British Columbia
(112535333)

3:30 p.m.
Stability of quasiperiodic solutions to nonlinear Schrödinger type equations.
Jared C Bronski*, University of Illinois
(1125352956)

4:00 p.m.
Dynamical Structures near the solitary waves of the supercritical gKDV equation.
Jiayin Jin*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Zhiwu Lin, Georgia Institute of Technology
Chongchun Zeng, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1125352112)

4:30 p.m.
On the ground states for the generalized Hartree problem.
Atanas Stefanov*, University of Kansas
(112535927)

5:00 p.m.
Multilocality and fusion rules on the generalized structure functions in twodimensional and threedimensional NavierStokes turbulence.
Eleftherios Gkioulekas*, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(112576146)

5:30 p.m.
Dynamics of energy critical wave equations.
Hao Jia*, Institute for Advanced Study
(1125351727)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #3: Part B
Flipping your Linear Algebra Course using Open Educational Resources
L504 & L505, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
Sarah Eichhorn, University of California, Irvine
David Farmer, American Institute of Mathematics
Jim Fowler, The Ohio State University
Petra BonfertTaylor, Dartmouth College

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Inverse Problems and Applications, II
Inman, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Vu Kim Tuan, University of West Georgia vu@westga.edu
Amin Boumenir, University of West Georgia

1:00 p.m.
An inverse problem for the zeta function and the Cramer prime gap conjecture.
Ian W. Knowles*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(112534208)

1:30 p.m.
Inverse Problems for Krein's String.
Sergei Avdonin*, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fadhed AlMusallam, Kuwait University
(1125351031)

2:00 p.m.
An Inverse Spectrum Problem for Infinite Graphs and Applications.
Keivan Hassani Monfared, University of Calgary
Ehssan Khanmohammadi*, Franklin and Marshall College
(1125463028)

2:30 p.m.
Stability for the inverse resonance problem for the CMV operator.
Rudi Weikard*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(112539715)

3:00 p.m.
Uniqueness for an Inverse problem in electromagnetism with partial data.
B Malcolm Brown*, Cardiff University, UK
Marco Marletta, Cardiff University UK
Juan Reves, Madrid Spain
(112534450)

3:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: GroegerMeyers's estimate and justification of the enclosure method for the Maxwell system.
Mourad Sini*, Radon Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences
(112535186)

4:00 p.m.
Image Reconstruction from Compton Camera Data.
Fatma Terzioglu*, Texas A&M University
Peter Kuchment, Texas A&M University
(112544141)

4:30 p.m.
Seafloor identification in sonar imagery via simulations of Helmholtz equations.
Christina A Frederick*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Quyeh Hyunh,
Bjorn Engquist, University of Texas at Austin
Haomin Zhou, Georgia Institute of Technology
(112586819)

5:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Optical detection and heat generation for plasmonic nanoparticles.
Habib Ammari, ETH Zurich
Francisco Romero, ETH Zurich
Matias Ruiz*, ENS Paris
(1125311747)

5:30 p.m.
Approximate Cloaking for Maxwell equations via Transformation Optics: Nonresonant and Resonant Phenomena.
Loc Xuan Tran*, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)
Minh Hoai Nguyen, EPFL
(1125441013)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on LFunctions and Other Animals, II
A706, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Caroline TurnageButterbaugh, Duke University
Maria Nastasescu, Cal Tech ctb@math.duke.edu

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mapping Class Groups and their Subgroups, II
Dunwoody, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
James W. Anderson, University of Southampton, UK j.w.anderson@soton.ac.uk
Aaron Wootton, University of Portland

1:00 p.m.
Lifting Homeomorphisms and Cyclic Branched Covers of the Sphere.
Tyrone Ghaswala, University of Waterloo
Rebecca Winarski*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(112557145)

1:30 p.m.
Fox calculus in Galois theory.
Rachel Davis*, University of WisconsinMadison
(1125201411)

2:00 p.m.
Adjoining Roots and Rational Powers of Generators in $PSL(2,\mathbb{R})$ and Discreteness.
Jane Gilman*, RutgersNewark
(112520446)

2:30 p.m.
Models for Mapping Class Groups.
Tara Brendle, University of Glasgow
Dan Margalit*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1125201330)

3:00 p.m.
Ivanov's Metaconjecture: Automorphism Groups of Sufficiently Rich Complexes of Regions for Surfaces with Punctures.
Alan McLeay*, University of Glasgow
(1125221768)

3:30 p.m.
The highdimensional cohomology of congruence subgroups of the mapping class group.
Neil Fullarton, Rice University
Andrew Putman*, University of Notre Dame
(112555514)

4:00 p.m.
Convex cocompactness and stability in mapping class groups.
Samuel J Taylor*, Yale University
(112557463)

4:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Holomorphic families of isomorphisms of Möbius groups.
Clifford J. Earle, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University
Sudeb Mitra*, Department of Mathematics, Queens College, CUNY and The Graduate Center, CUNY
(112532869)

5:00 p.m.
Weierstrass Semigroups.
Emma Previato*, Boston University
(112514392)

5:30 p.m.
Computational complexity and 3manifolds and zombies.
Eric G Samperton*, UC Davis
(1125572239)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Theory, Function Theory, and Models, I
International 4, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
William Ross, University of Richmond wross@richmond.edu
Alberto Condori, Florida Golf Coast University

1:00 p.m.
Cyclic vectors in the DruryArveson space.
Stefan Richter*, University of Tennessee
(112547780)

1:30 p.m.
Trace class bounds for Schur multipliers.
Anna Skripka*, University of New Mexico
(112547883)

2:00 p.m.
Jentzschtype theorems for optimal polynomial approximants.
Catherine Beneteau*, University of South Florida
Dmitry Khavinson, University of South Florida
Constanze Liaw, Baylor University
Daniel Seco, Universitat de Barcelona
Brian Simanek, Baylor University
(1125301312)

2:30 p.m.
Finite rank unitary perturbations.
Constanze Liaw*, Baylor University
Sergei Treil, Brown University
(112547621)

3:00 p.m.
Operators and lattices.
Stephan Ramon Garcia*, Pomona College
(112547255)

3:30 p.m.
Applications of modelrealization theory to inverse problems in free probability.
James Eldred Pascoe*, Washington University in St. Louis
(112547949)

4:00 p.m.
Hardy Smirnov spaces of pseudoanalytic functions.
Elodie Pozzi*, University of Bordeaux
(1125351268)

4:30 p.m.
Localized frames and their applications to operator theory.
Mishko Mitkovski*, Clemson University
(1125471164)

5:00 p.m.
Weighted Dirichlet integrals in the bidisk.
Kelly Bickel, Bucknell University
Alan A. Sola*, Stockholm University
(112532799)

5:30 p.m.
Extreme points and saturated polynomials.
Greg Knese*, Washington University in St. Louis
(1125321284)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Partition Theory and Related Topics, II
Embassy D, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Amita Malik, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign amalik10@illinois.edu
Dennis Eichhorn, University of California, Irvine
Tim Huber, University of TexasRio Grande Valley

1:00 p.m.
The local distribution of the number of small prime factors  variations of the classical theme.
Krishnaswami Alladi*, University of Florida
(1125111796)

1:30 p.m.
Parity similarity formulas for partitions and multipartitions.
William J Keith*, Michigan Technological University
(1125051414)

2:00 p.m.
Weighted partition identities and divisor sums.
Frank Garvan*, University of Florida
(1125111576)

2:30 p.m.
Infinite Families of Congruences for the Coefficients of Gaussian Polynomials.
Brandt Kronholm*, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(112511833)

3:00 p.m.
Asymptotics and Congruences For Partition Functions which Arise from Finitary Permutation Groups.
Tessa Cotron*, Emory University
Robert Dicks, Emory University
Sarah Fleming, Williams College
(112511707)

3:30 p.m.
The mock theta conjectures.
Nickolas Andersen*, UCLA
(1125111118)

4:00 p.m.
Some HeckeRogers type identities.
Liuquan Wang, National University of Singapore
Ae Ja Yee*, Penn State
(1125112155)

4:30 p.m.
$t$Core Words and Their Use in Proving $t$Core Identities.
Hiram Golze*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1125112482)

5:00 p.m.
Core partitions into distinct parts and an analog of Euler's theorem.
Armin Straub*, University of South Alabama
(112511728)

5:30 p.m.
A Combinatorial Proof of a Relationship Between Maximal $(2k1,2k+1)$cores and $(2k1,2k,2k+1)$cores.
James A Sellers*, Penn State University
(112505718)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Public School Districts and Higher Education Mathematics Partnerships, I
M301, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Virgil U. Pierce, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley virgil.pierce@utrgv.edu
Aaron Wilson, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

1:00 p.m.
School and University Collaboration: Working Together to Provide Quality Support for Teachers.
Fabiana Cardetti*, University of Connecticut
Mary Truxaw, University of Connecticut
Megan Staples, University of Connecticut
(1125972421)

1:30 p.m.
Mathematical knowledge for teaching and mathematical habits of mind in the NebraskaNOYCE program.
Wendy M Smith, University of NebraskaLincoln
Yvonne Lai*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Lorraine Males, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1125972186)

2:00 p.m.
Partnerships to build algebraic thinking for teaching: professional development across geographic and gradelevel boundaries.
Cody L Patterson*, The University of Texas at San Antonio
William McCallum, The University of Arizona
(1125972681)

2:30 p.m.
Math Circles: Circles for Students and Circles for Teachers. Circles Galore across the Nation!
James S Tanton*, Mathematical Association of America
(1125971526)

3:00 p.m.
Writing the PK12 Eureka/EngageNY Math Curriculum.
Scott Baldridge*, Louisiana State University
(1125971463)

3:30 p.m.
Building a Graduate Certificate Program for DualCredit Mathematics Teaching For High School Mathematics Teachers.
Judith Quander*, University of HoustonDowntown
(112597639)

4:00 p.m.
WebWork for High School College Preparatory Mathematics Courses in Texas.
Virgil U Pierce*, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(112597416)

4:30 p.m.
University and Public School Partnerships: Camps, curriculum, and teacher training.
Hiroko Kawaguchi Warshauer*, Texas State University
Max Leon Warshauer, Texas State University
Terence William McCabe, Texas State University
(112597560)

5:00 p.m.
Examples of Outreach Activities.
Sean D Lawton*, George Mason University
Jack Love, George Mason University
(1125971022)

5:30 p.m.
A nearpeer mathematical mentoring pipeline from the secondary mathematics classroom to graduate studies in mathematics.
Aaron T Wilson*, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(1125972214)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Groups, II
International 10, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Shuzhou Wang, University of Georgia szwang@uga.edu
Angshuman Bhattacharya, University of Georgia

1:00 p.m.
Quantum symmetry of of classical spaces.
Debashish Goswami*, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
(112546624)

2:00 p.m.
No Quantum Symmetry from an algebraic point of view.
Juan Cuadra, University of Almeria
Pavel Etingof, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Chelsea Walton*, Temple University
(112581907)

2:30 p.m.
Torsionfreeness of free quantum groups.
Kenny De Commer*, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
(112581623)

3:00 p.m.
TIME CHANGE: Vector Bundles over Multipullback Quantum Projective Spaces.
Albert JeuLiang Sheu*, University of Kansas
(112546414)

4:00 p.m.
TIME CHANGE: Kirchberg's factorisation property for discrete quantum groups.
Angshuman Bhattacharya*, University of Georgia
Shuzhou Wang, University of Georgia
(112546817)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quaternions
International 8, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Johannes Familton, Borough of Manhattan Community College jFamilton@bmcc.cuny.edu
Terrence Blackman, Medgar Evers College
Chris McCarthy, Borough of Manhattan Community College

1:00 p.m.
The eigenvalue problem for quaternionic and octonionic matrices.
Tevian Dray*, Oregon State University
Corinne A. Manogue, Oregon State University
(112517219)

1:30 p.m.
Division algebra descriptions of rotation groups, with applications to physics.
Corinne A. Manogue*, Oregon State University
Tevian Dray, Oregon State University
(112517218)

2:00 p.m.
The Joining of Quaternions with Grassmann algebras: William Kingdon Clifford.
Johannes C. Familton*, Borough of Manhattan Community College
(112501279)

2:30 p.m.
Split quaternions and carcinogenesis.
Garri Davydyan*, Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Canada
(112592410)

3:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Visualizing Gimbal Lock and Quaternions with the HTML5 Canvas.
Paul R. Bouthellier*, University of PittsburghTitusville
(11251549)

3:30 p.m.
Navigating the threesphere via quaternions.
Henry Segerman*, Oklahoma State University
(11256877)

4:00 p.m.
A categorical approach to the CayleyDickson construction.
Noson S. Yanofsky*, Brooklyn College, CUNY
(11251883)

4:30 p.m.
$\mathcal{A}$Calculus on a Real Associative Algebra.
James S Cook*, Liberty University
(112516290)

5:00 p.m.
NEW TIME: Spectral correspondences for Maass waveforms on quaternion groups.
Terrence Richard Blackman*, Medgar Evers College, CUNY
(1125112105)

5:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Poisson Structures on Twistor Spaces of Hyperkähler and HKT Manifolds.
Lisandra HernandezVazquez*, Stony Brook University
Gueo Grantcharov, Florida International University
(112553398)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Real Discrete Dynamical Systems with Applications
M101, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
M. R. S. Kulenovic, University of Rhode Island mkulenovic@uri.edu
AbdulAziz Yakubu, Howard University

1:00 p.m.
Difference equation models in population dynamics whose coefficients are subject to Darwinian evolution.
J. M. Cushing*, Department of Mathematics and Interdisciplinary Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona
(1125391246)

1:30 p.m.
NonStandard Discretization of Models with the Allee Effect.
Eddy A Kwessi*, Trinity University
Saber N Elaydi, Trinity University
Brian Dennis, University of Idaho
George Livadiodis, Southwest Research Institute
(1125391084)

2:00 p.m.
Models of Reproductive Synchrony in Colonial Seabirds.
Shandelle M Henson*, Andrews University
(1125921096)

2:30 p.m.
A DiscreteTime NutrientsPhytoplanktonOysters Model of a Bay Ecosystem.
Najat Ziyadi*, Morgan State University
AbdulAziz Yakubu, Howard University
(1125391671)

3:00 p.m.
Implications of interstage interactions for extinction and the Allee region in an agestructured population model.
H Sedaghat*, Virginia Commonwealth Universtiy
N Lazaryan, Richmond, Virginia
(1125391636)

3:30 p.m.
A Proposal for an Application for a MaxType Difference Equation.
Candace M. Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Stevo Stevic, Mathematical Institute of the Serbian Academy of Science
(112539496)

4:00 p.m.
Dynamics of certain classes of nonlinear discontinuous difference equations.
Vlajko L Kocic*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(112539656)

4:30 p.m.
SusceptibleInfectedSusceptible Model on Time Scales.
Sabrina Heike Streipert*, Department of Wisconsin, Madison
Martin Bohner, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(112539513)

5:00 p.m.
Most General Fractional Self Adjoint Operator Representation formulae and Operator Poincare and Sobolev type and other basic Inequalities.
George A Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
(112526765)

5:30 p.m.
Invariant Curves for Planar Competitive and Cooperative Maps.
Mustafa R. S. Kulenovic*, University of Rhode Island
(1125391024)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Representations and Related Geometry in Lie Theory, II
A705, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Laura Rider, Massachusetts Institute of Technology laurajoymath@gmail.com
Amber Russell, Butler University

1:00 p.m.
A monodromy action on crystals and the cactus group.
Iva Halacheva*, Lancaster University
Joel Kamnitzer, University of Toronto
Leonid Rybnikov, Higher School of Economics
Alex Weekes, Perimeter Institute
(1125161749)

1:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The discreet charm of the Coulomb branch.
Ben Webster*, University of Virginia
(1125161368)

2:00 p.m.
On the geometry of filtered representations of quivers and connections to isospectral Hilbert schemes.
Mee Seong Im*, United States Military Academy, West Point
Lisa M Jones, University of Cambridge
(112514113)

2:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Annihilators and associated varieties of HarishChandra modules for Sp(p,q).
William M. McGovern*, University of Washington
(112522408)

3:00 p.m.
A decomposition of the group algebra of a hyperoctahedral group.
Drew Tomlin*, University of North Texas
J. Matthew Douglass, University of North Texas
(1125202552)

3:30 p.m.
The Betti numbers of regular Hessenberg varieties and the dot action.
Martha Precup*, Northwestern University
(112514993)

4:00 p.m.
On Springer Isomorphisms For Algebraic Groups.
Paul Sobaje*, University of Georgia
(1125201494)

4:30 p.m.
Action of Automorphisms on Irreducible Characters of Symplectic Groups.
Jay Taylor*, University of Arizona
(1125201099)

5:00 p.m.
Functions on nilpotent orbit covers.
Eric N Sommers*, University of Massachusetts Amherst
(1125172478)

5:30 p.m.
Generically free representations and essential dimension.
Skip Garibaldi*, Center for Communications Research
Robert M. Guralnick, University of Southern California
(112520875)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Symmetries, Integrability, and Beyond, II
The Learning Center, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Maria Clara Nucci, Università di Perugia, ITALY mariaclara.nucci@unipg.it
Sarah Post, University of Hawaií at Manoa

1:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Integrable multicomponent peakon equations from a modified AKNS scheme.
Stephen Anco*, Brock University
(1125351880)

1:30 p.m.
Analytic Lie symmetric solutions of nonlinear partial differential equations.
Barbara AbrahamShrauner*, Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering, Washington University
(112535548)

2:00 p.m.
Integrable Hamiltonian equations from matrix loop algebras.
WenXiu Ma*, University of South Florida
(112535280)

2:30 p.m.
Jacobians with prescribed eignvectors.
Michael R Benfield, North Carolina State University
Helge Kristian Jenssen, Pennsylvania State University
Irina A Kogan*, North Carolina State University
(112553534)

3:00 p.m.
TIME CHANGE: Generalizations of the AskeyWilson Algebra.
Sarah Post*, University of Hawai`i
(1125331290)

3:30 p.m.
Cluster algebraic interpretation of infinite friezes.
Emily Gunawan*, Gustavus Adolphus College
Gregg Musiker, University of Minnesota
Hannah Vogel, University of Graz
(112505661)

4:00 p.m.
Supersymmetry and Superintegrability of the $B_n$ Calogero Model.
Vincent X Genest, Department of Mathematics, MIT
Luc Vinet*, CRM, Université de Montréal
(112581926)

4:30 p.m.
TIME CHANGE: Towards the classification of Exceptional Orthogonal Polynomials.
Maria Angeles GarciaFerrero, U. Complutense
David GomezUllate, U. Complutense
Robert Milson*, Dalhousie University
(112533634)

5:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The $Z_n^2$ DiracDunkl operator and a higher rank BannaiIto algebra.
De Bie, Ghent University
Genest*, MIT
Vinet, University of Montreal
(1125811199)

5:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Lie group classification of delay ordinary differential equations.
Pavel Winternitz*, Centre de recherches mathematiques, Universite de Montreal
(1125341354)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSAWM Special Session on Symplectic Geometry, Moment Maps and Morse Theory, II
International C, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Lisa Jeffrey, University of Toronto jeffrey@math.toronto.edu
Tara Holm, Cornell University

1:00 p.m.
Beyond toric blowups.
Sonja Hohloch, University of Antwerp
Silvia Sabatini, University of Cologne
Daniele Sepe, Federal Fluminense University
Margaret Symington*, Mercer University
(1125532941)

1:30 p.m.
GKM graphs for odd dimensional manifolds with torus actions.
Chen He*, Northeastern University
(112553844)

2:00 p.m.
Convexity property of Hamiltonian transversely symplectic manifolds.
Yi Lin*, Georgia Southern University
(112553762)

2:30 p.m.
Normsquare localization for Hamiltonian $LG$spaces.
Yiannis Loizides*, University of Toronto
Eckhard Meinrenken, University of Toronto
(1125531577)

3:00 p.m.
Dirac geometry of folded symplectic and bsymplectic structures.
Geoffrey Scott*, University of Toronto
(1125532984)

3:30 p.m.
$C^0$characterization of symplectic embeddings via Lagrangian embeddings.
Stefan Müller*, Georgia Southern University
(112553101)

4:00 p.m.
Product Structures for Generating Family Cohomology of Legendrian Submanifolds.
Ziva Myer*, Bryn Mawr College
(1125531053)

4:30 p.m.
On Fillability of Higher Dimensional Contact Manifolds Supporting Iterated Planar Open Books.
Bahar Acu*, University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles
(112553176)

5:00 p.m.
Symplectic and Contact Imprimitivity.
François Ziegler*, Georgia Southern University
(1125533063)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #14: Part B
Teaching Quantitative Reasoning with Common Sense and Common Knowledge
L506 & L507, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
Ethan D. Bolker, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Maura B. Mast, Fordham University

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topics in Graph Theory, II
Spring, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Songling Shan, Vanderbilt University songling.shan@vanderbilt.edu
Xiaofeng Gu, University of West Georgia

1:00 p.m.
Matching extension in prism graphs.
Robert Aldred, Otago University, Dunedin, New Zealand
Michael D. Plummer*, Vanderbilt University
(112505504)

1:30 p.m.
Partition graphs with nonnegative Euler characteristics.
Baogang Xu, Nanjing Normal University (China)
Xiaoya Zha*, Middle Tennessee State University
(1125051787)

2:00 p.m.
Circuit Covers of Cubic Signed Graphs.
Yezhou Wu, Zhejiang University
Dong Ye*, Middle Tennessee State University
(1125051029)

2:30 p.m.
A combinatorial condition for nets of triangular polyhedra.
Mark Ellingham*, Vanderbilt University
(1125051245)

3:00 p.m.
Forbidden subgraphs in edgecolored graphs.
Akira Saito*, Nihon University, Japan
Colton Magnant, Georgia Southern University
(1125051458)

3:30 p.m.
Small theta subgraphs in sparse graphs.
Katsuhiro Ota*, Department of Mathematics, Keio University
(1125051007)

4:00 p.m.
On Saturation Spectrum.
Ronald J. Gould*, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322
(112505420)

4:30 p.m.
Cycles in critical edge coloring graphs with large maximum degrees.
Guantao Chen*, Georgia State University
(1125051895)

5:00 p.m.
Decomposing $2$cycles.
Hein van der Holst*, Georgia State University
Robin Thomas, Georgia Institute of Technology
Sergey Norin, McGill University
(1125552457)

5:30 p.m.
Degree version of the ErdősKoRado Theorem.
Hao Huang, Emory University
Yi Zhao*, Georgia State University
(112505843)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Women in Topology
L405 & L406, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Jocelyn Bell, Hobart and William Smith Colleges bell.jocelyn@gmail.com
Eleanor Ollhoff, University of Tennessee
Candice Price, University of San Diego
Arunima Ray, Brandeis University

1:00 p.m.
The Stable Concordance Genus of Knots.
M Kate Kearney*, Gonzaga University
(1125571974)

1:30 p.m.
Converting $d$invariants into lattice points: A visualization technique to aid in knot slicing.
Kathryn Bryant*, Colorado College
(112555532)

2:00 p.m.
Stability and asymptotics of almostadequate links.
Christine Ruey Shan Lee*, University of Texas at Austin
(112557439)

2:30 p.m.
Invariants of Legendrian Links.
Caitlin Leverson*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(112557509)

3:00 p.m.
On Classification of Virtual Rational Tangles.
Noureen Khan*, University of North Texas at Dallas
(11255575)

3:30 p.m.
Strategies in the BanachMazur game, piNoetherian type, and cellularity.
Lynne Yengulalp*, University of Dayton
(112554556)

4:00 p.m.
Geodesics on surfaces.
Jenya Sapir*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1125571471)

4:30 p.m.
Derivatives in Goodwillie Calculus.
Sarah Yeakel*, University of Maryland
(1125552149)

5:00 p.m.
Blowing up Atomic Functors.
Amelia Tebbe*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1125551725)

5:30 p.m.
On Fillability of Higher Dimensional Contact Manifolds and Their Symplectic Mapping Class Group Relations.
Bahar Acu*, University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles
(112553175)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Algebraic Geometry
Fairlie, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency

1:00 p.m.
Generic forms of low Chow rank.
Douglas A Torrance*, Piedmont College
(112514230)

1:15 p.m.
Locally Recoverable Trace Codes.
Sean F Ballentine, University of Maryland
Rebecca Black*, University of Maryland
Ariella Kirsch, University of Maryland
Adam Lizzi, University of Maryland
Robert Maschal, University of Maryland
(112514646)

1:30 p.m.
Identities between first Chern classes of vector bundles of Conformal blocks.
Natalie Hobson*, University of Georgia
(1125141056)

1:45 p.m.
Faithful tropicalization of hypertoric varieties.
Max B. Kutler*, University of Oregon
(1125141267)

2:00 p.m.
Good and bad reduction of dynatomic modular curves.
Andrew Obus*, University of Virginia
Holly Krieger, University of Cambridge
John Doyle, University of Rochester
Lloyd West, University of Virginia
Rachel Pries, Colorado State University
Simon RubinsteinSalzedo, Euler Circle
(1125141271)

2:15 p.m.
Classical invariant theory and birational geometry of moduli spaces of parabolic bundles.
HanBom Moon*, Fordham University
SangBum Yoo, Postech
(1125141553)

2:30 p.m.
Tropical curves of genus 2.
Maria Angelica Cueto, Ohio State University
Hannah Markwig, University of the Saarland
Ralph Morrison*, Williams College
(1125141590)

2:45 p.m.
Special divisors on general kgonal curves.
Nathan Pflueger*, Brown University
(1125141962)

3:00 p.m.
The KSBA compactification of the moduli space of $D_{1,6}$polarized Enriques surfaces.
Luca Schaffler*, The University of Georgia
(1125142210)

3:15 p.m.
Holomorphic Lagrangian fibrations.
Justin Sawon*, University of North CarolinaChapel Hill
(1125142292)

3:30 p.m.
Break

3:45 p.m.
Maximal linear sections of 2step flag varieties and quadratic Veronese of Grassmannians over finite fields.
Sudhir R Ghorpade, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
Fernando Piñero, University of Puerto Rico  Ponce
Prasant Singh*, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
(1125142543)

4:00 p.m.
Moduli spaces of flat $\mathrm{GSp}$connections.
Neal Livesay*, Louisiana State University
(1125142780)

4:15 p.m.
Relative Ranks of Binary Forms.
Neriman Tokcan*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(1125142803)

4:30 p.m.
Precise Dimensions That Guarantee a Transformation Preserving the Euclidean Distance.
Fiona Knoll*, Clemson University
Shuhong Gao, Clemson University
Michael Burr, Clemson University
(1125142998)

4:45 p.m.
TIME CHANGED: Are hard questions in algebraic geometry approximately easy?
James S Wolper*, Idaho State University
(1125142423)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, II
Greenbriar, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency

1:00 p.m.
CentralPeripheral Appendage Numbers of Uniform Central Graphs.
SY Choi, Le Moyne College
Jonathan Needleman*, Le Moyne College
(112505839)

1:15 p.m.
Dimension and edge dimension: random graphs and counterexamples.
Nina V Zubrilina*, Stanford University
(112505854)

1:30 p.m.
Rainbow Spanning Trees in EdgeColored Complete Graphs.
Katherine Perry*, Auburn University
Chris Rodger, Auburn University
HungLin Fu, National Chiao Tung University
YuanHsun Lo, Xiamen University
(1125051113)

1:45 p.m.
SigmaAdequate Link Diagrams and the Tutte Polynomial.
Adam Giambrone*, University of Connecticut
(1125051117)

2:00 p.m.
Net Regular Signed Trees.
Isaac Benjamin Michael*, Baylor University
Mark Sepanski, Baylor University
(1125051579)

2:15 p.m.
The Almost Intersection Property for Pairs of Matroids on Common Groundset.
Nathan Bowler, University of Hamburg
Johannes Carmesin, Cambridge University
Shadisadat Ghaderi*, West Virginia University
Jerzy Wojciechowski, West Virginia University
(1125051353)

2:30 p.m.
Ramsey Numbers of Odd Cycles Versus Larger Even Wheels.
Ryan N Alweiss*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1125051365)

2:45 p.m.
Recent results on extending Hall precolorings of graphs.
Jennifer Vandenbussche*, Kennesaw State University
Victor Larsen, Kennesaw State University
Erik Westlund, Kennesaw State University
(1125051366)

3:00 p.m.
The packing chromatic number of subdivisions of subcubic graphs.
Kirsti Wash*, Trinity College
(1125051375)

3:15 p.m.
Short ZeroSum Sequences Over Abelian $p$Groups of Large Exponent.
Sammy Y. Luo*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1125051434)

3:30 p.m.
Families of Strongly Regular Graphs and TwoWeight Codes from Partial Difference Sets.
John Polhill*, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
(1125051522)

3:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Interlace Polynomials of Paths Attached to a Star Head.
Xiangfei Ni*, Zhejiang Normal University/Montclair State University
Aihua Li, Montclair State University
(1125051538)

4:00 p.m.
Polynomial Chebyshev Quotients, Combinatorially.
Eric Stucky*, University of Minnesota  Twin Cities
Garner Cochran, University of South Carolina
Andrew W. Herring, University of Wyoming
Ranjan Rohatgi, Saint Mary's College
Corbin Groothuis, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1125051672)

4:15 p.m.
Properties of almost all matroids.
Lisa Warshauer Lowrance*, Skidmore College
James Oxley, Louisiana State University
Charles Semple, University of Canterbury
Dominic Welsh, Oxford University
(1125051679)

4:30 p.m.
Linear chord diagrams with long chords.
Everett Sullivan*, Dartmouth college
(1125051762)

4:45 p.m.
A Lower Bound on the Hadwiger Number of a Random Subgraph of the Kneser Graph.
Arran Hamm, Winthrop University
Kristen Melton*, Winthrop University
(1125051780)

5:00 p.m.
Counting colorful tilings of rectangular arrays.
Katie Haymaker*, Villanova University
Sally Robertson, Villanova University
(1125051790)

5:15 p.m.
A Leray model for the OrlikSolomon algebra.
Christin Bibby*, University of Western Ontario
Graham Denham, University of Western Ontario
Eva Maria Feichtner, University of Bremen
(1125051878)

5:30 p.m.
A Graph Theoretical Analysis of the Number of Edges in $k$Dense Graphs.
Linda Eroh, University of WisconsinOshkosh
Henry Escuadro*, Juniata College
Ralucca Gera, Naval Postgraduate School
Samuel Prahlow, Valparaiso University
Karl Schmitt, Valparaiso University
(1125051930)

5:45 p.m.
Matching and Independence Complexes Related to Small Grids.
Benjamin J. Braun, University of Kentucky
Wesley K. Hough*, University of Kentucky
(1125051996)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Strategies to Inspire & Prepare Potential STEM Majors Who are Not Yet Ready for Calculus, II
Embassy C, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Suzanne I Doree, Augsburg College doree@augsburg.edu
Rebecca Hartzler, Seattle Central College
Michael Oehrtman, Oklahoma State University
Frank Savina, University of Texas at Austin

1:00 p.m.
Planets, Earthquakes, and Airbags: The Challenge of Incorporating Significant Mathematics Content in STEM Activities.
Brian J Lindaman*, California State University, Chico
(1125F12786)

1:20 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling and Applied Calculus: An Integrated Approach for Less Prepared Students.
Joel Kilty*, Centre College
Alex M McAllister, Centre College
(1125F12582)

1:40 p.m.
Four Faculty, Twenty Students, and the University's Squirrel Population: Reconceptualizing Undergraduate Research for NonCalculus Ready Science Majors.
Jeff Pullen*, Mercer University
Katherine Northcutt, Mercer University
Jarred Jenkins, Mercer University
Chamaree de Silva, Mercer University
(1125F12863)

2:00 p.m.
Science Math and Research Training (SMART) Calculus at University of Richmond.
Harry F Hoke*, University of Richmond
Kathy W Hoke, University of Richmond
(1125F194)

2:20 p.m.
A Watershed Year: Modeling and Data Interpretation as Pathways to Building Mathematical Confidence in FirstYear Students.
Martha Shott*, Sonoma State University
(1125F13086)

2:40 p.m.
Engaging and Retaining Underprepared Engineering Majors With MathHeavy Applications.
Jenna P. Carpenter*, Campbell University
(1125F11933)

3:00 p.m.
Enhancing quantitative reasoning and skills through exploring scientific applications.
Marie P. Sheckels*, University of Mary Washington
(1125F12136)

3:20 p.m.
Reasoning with Functions: A STEM prep pathway.
Stuart Boersma*, Central Washington University
(1125F11601)

3:40 p.m.
Helping Students "Function in the Real World".
Martha J. Siegel*, Towson University
(1125F11232)

4:00 p.m.
Math Success for STEM Majors at Tennessee Tech University.
Allan D. Mills*, Tennessee Tech University
Michael Allen, Tennessee Tech University
Anna Litchford, Tennessee Tech University
(1125F11767)

4:20 p.m.
Engaging and retaining precollege STEM students in Calculus through innovative pedagogical practices.
Padmanabhan Seshaiyer*, George Mason University
Mary Nelson, George Mason University
(1125F12684)

4:40 p.m.
A PeerMentoring Program for STEMIntending Developmental Mathematics Students.
Xiangming Wu*, West Virginia University
Jessica Deshler, West Virginia University
Edgar Fuller, West Virginia Univesity
(1125F12204)

5:00 p.m.
Effects of Active Learning Techniques on Precalculus Students' Beliefs.
Jessica L Williams*, Converse College
(1125F12012)

5:20 p.m.
Improving Student Success through Deepening GTAs' Meanings.
Stacy M Musgrave*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Marilyn P Carlson, Arizona State University
(1125F13082)

5:40 p.m.
A year long Calculus course versus the traditional Precalculus/ Calculus I sequence.
Branden Stone*, Adelphi University
Salvatore J. Petrilli, Jr., Adelphi University
(1125F12078)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on InquiryBased Teaching and Learning, III
International 6, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Judith Covington, Louisiana State University in Shreveport
Theron Hitchman, University of Northern Iowa
Angie Hodge, University of Nebraska Omaha
Brian P. Katz, Augustana College briankatz@augustana.edu
Alison Marr, Southwestern University
Victor Piercey, Ferris State University

1:00 p.m.
Constructing Inquiry Lessons in High School Geometry.
Joel T. Patterson*, Cambridge Rindge and Latin School
(1125G12820)

1:20 p.m.
Shared Presentations: Encouraging Clear Communication through Divided Roles.
Tim Whittemore*, Phillips Exeter Academy
Aviva Halani, Phillips Exeter Academy
(1125G12599)

1:40 p.m.
Practicing Peer Review: Making Sense of Other Peoples' Mathematical Perspectives.
Aviva Halani*, Phillips Exeter Academy
Tim Whittemore, Phillips Exeter Academy
(1125G12885)

2:00 p.m.
InquiryBased Learning and the History of Mathematics: Discovering the Geometric Procedure for Completing the Square through an Ancient Mesopotamian Text.
Zoë Misiewicz*, SUNY Oneonta and the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University
(1125G1256)

2:20 p.m.
A Graduate IBL Course in the History of Mathematics Education.
Patricia Baggett*, Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, New Mexico State University
Andrzej Ehrenfeucht, Computer Science Dept. University of Colorado Boulder CO
(1125G1645)

2:40 p.m.
Unintended Consequences: How IBL experiences influence future teachers.
Cassie Williams*, James Madison University
(1125G1952)

3:00 p.m.
Productive Failure in Proving  Perspectives of a Student and Instructor.
Milos Savic, University of Oklahoma
Emily L. Curtis*, University of Oklahoma
(1125G1848)

3:20 p.m.
Students' Social Adaptation to Mathematical Tasks.
Jeffrey J King*, University of Northern Colorado
Gulden Karakok, University of Nothern Colorado
Nathaniel Miller, University of Northern Colorado
(1125G13129)

3:40 p.m.
Inquiry as an Access Point to Equity.
Gail Tang, University of La Verne
El Turkey Houssein, University of New Haven
CilliTurner Emily*, University of Washington Tacoma
Milos Savic, University of Oklahoma
Gulden Karakok, University of Northern Colorado
David Plaxco, University of Oklahoma
(1125G12843)

4:00 p.m.
Messaging for a movement: Names, ideas, and inclusion in the movement for inquirybased learning in mathematics.
Sandra L. Laursen*, University of Colorado Boulder
Zachary Haberler, University of Colorado Boulder
Charles N. Hayward, University of Colorado Boulder
(1125G12564)

4:20 p.m.
SIGMAA IBL: Making our Future Proactively Inclusive.
Brian Katz*, Augustana College
Victor Piercey, Ferris State University
(1125G12568)

4:40 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The IBL SIGMAA: Chair's farewell and Business Meeting.
Theron J Hitchman*, University of Northern Iowa
(1125G12834)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Analysis
Baker, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

1:00 p.m.
A Trace Operator for the Laplacian on the Sierpinski Gasket.
Prem M. Talwai*, Cornell University
(1125VB3073)

1:15 p.m.
Higher integrability of iterated operators on differential forms.
Shusen Ding, Dept. of Math, Seattle University
Guannan Shi*, Harbin Institute of Technology
Yuming Xing, Harbin Institute of Technology
(1125VB302)

1:30 p.m.
Resolving the Unsolvable and Graphing the Infinite.
Chandra KethiReddy*, University of Central Florida
(1125VB516)

1:45 p.m.
Discontinuous Local Minimizers to a Class of Semilinear Integral Equations.
Jeremy Trageser*, The George Washington University
Xiaofeng Ren, The George Washington University
(1125VB787)

2:00 p.m.
A random measure algebra under convolution.
Jason Hong Jae Park*, San Bernardino Valley College
(1125VB2779)

2:15 p.m.
A New Extension of the Riemann Integral.
Bryan Dawson*, Union University
(1125VB1315)

2:30 p.m.
Hartogs Domain and the DiederichFornaess Index.
Muhenned A Abdulsahib*, University of Arkansas, fayetteville, Arkansas
(1125VB1441)

2:45 p.m.
Break

3:00 p.m.
On the Convergence of the Positive Roots of Recursively Defined Polynomials.
Gregory AE Vaughan*, Purdue University
(1125VB1613)

3:15 p.m.
Modified Energy Functionals and the NLS Approximation.
Patrick Cummings*, Boston University
C. E. Wayne, Boston University
(1125VB1753)

3:30 p.m.
Schatten Class Weighted Composition Operators on Generalized Fock Spaces $\mathcal{F}_{\phi}^{2}(\mathbb{C}^n)$.
Waleed K. AlRawashdeh*, Montana Tech
(1125VB2036)

4:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Lebesgue Integration on a Banach Space with a Schauder Basis.
Timothy I Myers*, Howard University
(1125VB2045)

4:15 p.m.
A Constructive Approach to the Universality Criterion for Semigroups.
Kit C. Chan, Bowling Green State University
David Walmsley*, Bowling Green State University
(1125VB2057)

4:30 p.m.
Break

4:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: An extension of "Positive $H^{1/2}$ Functions are Constants".
Lisa De Castro*, Florida Southern College
(1125VB2542)

5:00 p.m.
Mean Value Theorem for general divergence form elliptic operators.
Ashok Aryal*, Kansas State University
(1125VB2569)

5:15 p.m.
Chaotic Extensions of General Operators in Hilbert Spaces.
Leonardo Pinheiro*, Rhode Island College
Kit Chan, Bowling Green State University
(1125VB820)

5:30 p.m.
Almost $\alpha$type fweak contractive mappings in partial metric space and fixed points.
Mr Deepak Kumar*, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab144411, India.
Dr Sumit Chandok, Thapar University, Patiala147004, Punjab, India.
(1125VB79)

5:45 p.m.
Calculations with Generating Functions.
Tom McNamara*, SWOSU
(1125VB2716)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Modeling and Applications, II
Piedmont, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

1:00 p.m.
Quantifying Communication Effects in Disaster Response Logistics: A Multiple Network System Dynamics Model.
Danilo R. Diedrichs*, Wheaton College
Kaile Phelps, Wheaton College
Paul A. Isihara, Wheaton College
(1125VM1773)

1:15 p.m.
Modeling the evolution of female sexual signaling.
Kelly Rooker*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Sergey Gavrilets, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; NIMBioS
(1125VM1810)

1:30 p.m.
A Mathematical Model for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) with a Case Study in Japan.
Arielle Gaudiello*, University of Central Florida
Zhisheng Shuai, University of Central Florida
(1125VM1883)

1:45 p.m.
Stability and Timescale Analysis of Malaria Transmission in HumanMosquito Population.
Kodwo Annan*, Georgia Gwinnett College
(1125VM2020)

2:00 p.m.
Shortfall risk in long term hedging with shortterm futures contracts on multicommodity case.
Carynne Litcher, Farmingdale State College, SUNY
Chunhui Yu*, Farmingdale State College, SUNY
(1125VM2184)

2:15 p.m.
The effects of parasitoid migration on stability of discretetime hostparasitoid population dynamic models.
Brooks K Emerick*, Trinity College
(1125VM2369)

2:30 p.m.
Modeling habitat fragmentation at the landscape level via reaction diffusion equations.
Jerome Goddard II*, Auburn University Montgomery
A. Barnett, University of Alabama
D. Harrell, University of Alabama Birmingham
R. Shivaji, University of North Carolina Greensboro
(1125VM2416)

2:45 p.m.
Analytical model for assessing the knowledge of statistical procedures amongst postgraduate students.
Germaine Kamleu Ndouma*, University of the Western Cape
Lorna Holtman, University of the Western Cape
Bingwen Yan, Cape Technology University of Technology
(1125VM2474)

3:00 p.m.
Modeling ThreeWave Follicle Dynamics in the Menstrual Cycle.
Nicole M Panza*, Francis Marion University
(1125VM2535)

3:15 p.m.
Using Individual Patient Data to Quantify a Mathematical Model for the Interactions of Matrix Metalloproteinases and Their Inhibitors in a Wound.
Ayush Prasad*, Western Kentucky University
(1125VM1580)

3:30 p.m.
Probabilities in a Sensor Network.
Lidia Smith*, Blinn College
(1125VM2692)

3:45 p.m.
Assessing the Economic Tradeoffs Between Prevention and Suppression of Forest Fires.
Betsy Heines*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1125VM2871)

4:00 p.m.
A Mathematical Model of Biomechanical and Chemical Influences on Hypertension.
Zahava C Wilstein*, Berry College
Daniel Alligood, Berry College
Valerie McLure, Berry College
Austinn Miller, Mercer University
(1125VM2921)

4:15 p.m.
Modelling the Spread of Parasitoid Wasps from Point Release.
Christopher Strickland*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Nadiah Kristensen, National University of Singapore
Laura Miller, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(1125VM2937)

4:30 p.m.
Multiarmed Bandit Problem in Digital Forensics.
Tugba Karabiyik*, Sam Houston State University
Umit Karabiyik, Sam Houston State University
(1125VM2954)

4:45 p.m.
Mathematical models of condensation, adsorption, and filters.
Chris McCarthy*, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY
(1125VM2980)

5:00 p.m.
Artificial Neural Network Model for Predicting Lung Cancer Survival.
Hansapani Sarasepa Rodrigo*, University of South Florida
Chris P Tsokos, University of South Florida
(1125VM2983)

5:15 p.m.
Spider Monkeys in Fragmented Landscapes: A Discrete Mathematical Model.
Matthew Joshua Buhr, University of South Dakota
Jose Flores*, University of South Dakota
(1125VM3139)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Number Theory, II
Roswell, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

1:00 p.m.
Integer Complexity and PAdic Expansions of Rational Numbers.
Joshua Zelinsky*, Birmingham Southern College
(1125VN1983)

1:15 p.m.
Generalizing the convergents to a simple continued fraction.
Nicholas Heiner, Hendrix College
Duff Campbell*, Hendrix College
(1125VN2044)

1:30 p.m.
Generalization of Pythagorean Triples.
Sungkon Chang*, Armstrong State University
(1125VN2079)

1:45 p.m.
Monotonically Increasing Digits.
Ji Young Choi*, Shippensburg University of PA
(1125VN2128)

2:00 p.m.
A note on the products $((m+1)^{2}+1)((m+2)^{2}+1) ... (n^{2}+1)$ and $((m+1)^{3}+1)((m+2)^{3}+1) ... (n^{3}+1)$.
Erhan Gürel*, Middle East Technical University, Northern Cyprus Campus
(1125VN2260)

2:15 p.m.
Local Arboreal Galois Representations.
Jacqueline Anderson*, Bridgewater State University
Spencer Hamblen, McDaniel College
Bjorn Poonen, MIT
Laura Walton, Brown University
(1125VN2296)

2:30 p.m.
Rotation Symmetric Bent Boolean Functions in $n=2p$ Variables.
E. M. Sanger*, SUNY at Buffalo
T. W. Cusick, SUNY at Buffalo
(1125VN2322)

2:45 p.m.
On the arithmetic of a family of degreetwo diagonal K3 surfaces.
Florian Bouyer, University of Bristol
Edgar Costa, Dartmouth College
Dino Festi, Johannes GutenbergUniversität Mainz
Christopher Nicholls, University of Oxford
Mckenzie West*, Reed College
(1125VN2393)

3:00 p.m.
Affine equivalence classes of 2rotation symmetric cubic Boolean functions.
Elizabeth M. Reid*, SUNY at Buffalo
Thomas Cusick, Math. Dept. at UB
(1125VN2440)

3:15 p.m.
New ideas for tabulating BailliePSW pseudoprimes.
Jonathan Webster*, Butler University
Andrew Shallue, Illinois Wesleyan University
(1125VN2465)

3:30 p.m.
Growth of torsion points on elliptic curves from $\mathbb{Q}$ to the maximal abelian extension of $\mathbb{Q}$.
Michael Chou*, University of Connecticut
(1125VN2665)

3:45 p.m.
Comparing the Restricted Critical Number and Size of Weakly Zero SumFree Sets.
Samuel N Edwards*, Gettysburg College
(1125VN2686)

4:00 p.m.
On the $x$coordinates of Pell equations which are Fibonacci numbers.
Bir Kafle*, Purdue University Northwest
Florian Luca, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Alain Togbe, Purdue University Northwest
(1125VN2687)

4:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Zero distribution of a sequence of polynomials with a recurrence of degree three.
Andres Israel Zumba Quezada*, California State University Fresno
Khang D Tran, California State University, Fresno
(1125VN2705)

4:30 p.m.
On some applications of a generalized Dwork trace formula to the $L$function associated with exponential sums over Galois rings.
Harris Ahmed Mohammed Ismail*, University of Minnesota
Steven Sperber, University of Minnesota
(1125VN2718)

4:45 p.m.
Counting low degree extensions of function fields.
Joseph Gunther*, City University of New York
Daniel Hast, University of WisconsinMadison
Vlad Matei, University of WisconsinMadison
(1125VN2923)

5:00 p.m.
Torsion of CMElliptic Curves over Abelian Number Fields.
Marko Milosevic*, University of Georgia
Pete L. Clark, University of Georgia
Michael Chou, University of Connecticut
(1125VN3017)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Teaching and Learning Calculus
Kennesaw, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kimberly Presser, Shippensburg University kjpres@ship.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

1:00 p.m.
Optimization Problems: Understanding Students' Struggles.
Mary E Pilgrim, Colorado State University
Jessica R Gehrtz*, Colorado State University
(1125VR209)

1:15 p.m.
Revitalizing Calculus to Connect the Dots.
N Bradley Fox*, Austin Peay State University
Ramanjit Sahi, Austin Peay State University
(1125VR383)

1:30 p.m.
The Joys of Teaching Infinitesimal Calculus.
William Freed*, Concordia University of Edmonton
(1125VR1529)

1:45 p.m.
A Canned Flipped Calculus Experience.
J.C. Price*, Georgia Gwinnett College
(1125VR1916)

2:00 p.m.
Fostering Comprehensive Learning Through Concept Worksheets and MasteryBased Testing.
Amanda J Mangum*, Niagara University
(1125VR2222)

2:15 p.m.
Calculus Applied! An Online Resource for Students and Teachers of Calculus to Explore Calculus' Connections to Other Fields Through the Lens of Practitioners.
Juliana V. Belding*, Boston College
Peter M. Garfield, UC Santa Barbara
(1125VR2268)

2:30 p.m.
Teaching Contour Diagrams using 3D Models.
Jonathan P Keiter*, East Stroudsburg University
(1125VR2356)

2:45 p.m.
Sidebyside comparison of a single instructor's flipped and traditional sections.
Matthew Leingang*, New York University
Selin Kalaycioglu, New York University
Drew Youngren, New York University
(1125VR2384)

3:00 p.m.
Improving Student Success in Calculus Using an Algebra Supplement Course.
Ellen R. Swanson, Centre College
Lesley W. Wiglesworth*, Centre College
(1125VR2409)

3:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Using PointsFree Grading to Promote Perseverance in Calculus.
Austin Mohr*, Nebraska Wesleyan University
(1125VR2574)

3:30 p.m.
Introducing Picard's Theorem in Integral Calculus: an Interesting Example.
Steven M. Hetzler*, Salisbury University
(1125VR2597)

3:45 p.m.
Cooperative Curve Sketching: An Activity for Classes.
Martha H Byrne*, Sonoma State University
(1125VR2651)

4:00 p.m.
A Guide for Understanding and Achievement: Using Developmental Counseling as a Tool to Provide Effective Communication for Calculus Students Learning in a Hybrid Format.
Terry L. Barron*, Georgia Gwinnett College
(1125VR2704)

4:15 p.m.
Implementation of Pre and Post Class Readings in Calculus.
Houssein El Turkey, University of New Haven
Salam Turki*, Rhode Island College
(1125VR2712)

4:30 p.m.
How Do First Year Calculus Students' Proof Schemes Change Over the Course of a Semester?
Amanda M. Akin*, Lee University
Allison B. Bernhard, Lee University
(1125VR2723)

4:45 p.m.
Using LowStakes Writing to Promote Engaged Learning.
Allison M. Wolf*, University of Tennessee  Knoxville/Perimeter College at Georgia State University
(1125VR2724)

5:00 p.m.
Challenges and Benefits of Tight Coordination of Calculus 1 at OSU.
Nela Lakos*, Ohio State University
(1125VR2999)

5:15 p.m.
An Oral Final Exam in a Distance Applied Calculus Course.
Mary Vlastnik Armon*, Knox College
(1125VR2672)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Mathematical Biology, II
International B, International Level, Marriott Marquis

1:00 p.m.
Dynamical analysis of malaria transmission model includes both extrinsic incubation period and intrinsic incubation period.
Fan Bai*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
(1125921258)

1:15 p.m.
Incorporating Antibiotic Resistance in the Modeling of TB in the US.
Ellie Mainou*, Smith College
(1125921288)

1:30 p.m.
Optimal Control in a Discrete Model for Invasive Species Integrating Surveillance and Removal.
Rebecca Pettit*, University of Tennessee
Suzanne Lenhart, University of Tennessee and NIMBioS
(1125921316)

1:45 p.m.
Dynamics of tumor$CD4^{+}$cytokinehost cells interactions with treatments.
Xiaochuan Hu*, Texas Tech University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Sophia R.J. Jang, Texas Tech University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
(1125921423)

2:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Research in Mathematical Biology at the University of Wisconsin  La Crosse.
Eric Alan Eager*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
James P Peirce, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Gregory J Sandland, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Richard A Erickson, United States Geological Survey
Barbara Bennie, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
(1125921435)

2:15 p.m.
Analyzing SleepWake Transitions.
Linh Huynh*, The Ohio State University
(1125921453)

2:30 p.m.
Modeling the transmission dynamics of Congo Virus Disease with Control Strategies.
Adnan A Khan*, Lahore University of Management Sciences
Mudassar Imran, Gulf University of Science and Technology
(1125921567)

2:45 p.m.
UP Phase Characterization.
Suzannah R Tebon*, Beloit College
Kiefer Green, Beloit College
Richard Noriega, Beloit College
Erin Munro, Beloit College
(1125921655)

3:00 p.m.
Modeling the mechanisms by which HIVassociated immunosuppression influences HPV persistence at the oral mucosa.
Samantha Erwin*, Virginia Tech
Meghan Verma, Virginia Tech
Vida Abedi, Virginia Tech
Raquel Hontecillas, Virginia Tech
Stefan Hoops, Virginia Tech
Josep BassaganyaRiera, Virginia Tech
Stanca Ciupe, Virginia Tech
(1125921696)

3:15 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling for understanding the the Impact of eCD4Ig molecule within an HIV Infected Host.
Tae Jin Lee*, Augusta University
Arni S. R. Srinivasa Rao, Augusta University
(1125921804)

3:30 p.m.
Modeling the effects of varying treatment regimes on the control of an emerging disease in the Midwest of the United States.
James Peirce*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Greg Sandland, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
Kelly Buch, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Rob Hendrickson, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
(1125921826)

3:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Wave propagation in a noisy system near saddle node on limit cycle bifurcation.
Mahbubur Rahman*, University of North Florida
(1125921873)

4:00 p.m.
ResourceDriven Encounters and the Induction of Disease Among Consumers.
Rebecca K. Borchering*, University of Florida
Steve E. Bellan, University of Georgia
Jason M. Flynn, Gainesville, Florida
Juliet R.C. Pulliam, Stellenbosch University
Scott A. McKinley, Tulane University
(1125921905)

4:15 p.m.
On the Dynamics of Evolutionary Competition Models.
Paul L Salceanu*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Azmy A Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jim M Cushing, The University of Arizona
(1125921921)

4:30 p.m.
Mathematical Model for ZIKA virus transmission dynamics.
Munsur Rahman*, University of MissouriKansas City
Naveen K Vaidya, University of MissouriKansas City
(1125921998)

4:45 p.m.
Transmission dynamics of bluetongue and epizootic hemorrhagic diseases in a patchy environment.
Gerald W Baygents*, University of Missouri Kansas City
(1125922011)

5:00 p.m.
Operators of diagonal evolution.
Irina N Trofimova*, McMaster University, Canada
(1125922093)

5:15 p.m.
Vectorhost epidemic model with direct transmission in random environment.
Dawit Denu*, Auburn University
(1125922147)

5:30 p.m.
Finite Difference Approximations for a General Nonlinear Model for the Interaction of Structured Populations and the Environment.
Azmy S. Ackleh, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Baoling Ma*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Robert Miller, C. H. Fenstermaker and Associates, LLC
(1125922150)

5:45 p.m.
The Interaction of Calcium and Metabolic Oscillations in Pancreatic $\beta$cells.
Mary Aronne, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Samantha Clapp, Georgia College and State University
Soohwan Jung, University of California, Los Angeles
NEW PRESENTER: Abigail Kramer*, Kent State University
William Wang, Vanderbilt University
Janita Patwardhan, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Bradford Peercy, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(1125922176)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Sports, III
Regency Ballroom V, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
John David, Virginia Military Institute
Drew Pasteur, College of Wooster rpasteur@wooster.edu

1:00 p.m.
The New NFL Overtime Rule: A Logistic Regression Analysis.
Nicholas Gorgievski*, Nichols College
(1125I52199)

1:20 p.m.
A Bayesian Analysis of Draft Pick Value in Major League Soccer.
Howard H Hamilton*, Soccermetrics Research
(1125I51685)

1:40 p.m.
Seeds of Victory: Big Ideas with Small Data in March Madness.
Sheldon H Jacobson*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Arash Khatibi, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Douglas King, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1125I5427)

2:00 p.m.
How To Win Your March Madness Pool with Jensen's Inequality and The Law of Large Numbers.
Franklin H. J. Kenter*, United States Naval Academy
(1125I52025)

2:20 p.m.
Basketball and Football Win Probabilities and the Point Spread.
Jeffrey W Heath*, Centre College
Eric Murrell, Centre College
Trevor Brewer, Centre College
(1125I52979)

2:40 p.m.
A Data Science Approach to Picking National Football League Games.
Eric Alan Eager*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
(1125I51436)

3:00 p.m.
Evolving Monkeys into Hawks: Analyzing Optimal Drafting Techniques Used for Daily Fantasy Football using Mathematical Modeling and Machine Learning.
Conor Maley*, The College of Wooster
(1125I52891)

3:20 p.m.
Using Machine Learning to Predict the Next Major League Pitch.
Glenn D Sidle*, North Carolina State University
Hien Tran, North Carolina State University
(1125I5309)

3:40 p.m.
Bean Bags and Basketball  Simple, Complete Experiments for the Introductory Statistics Classroom.
Jeffrey C Kallenbach*, Siena Heights University
Timothy H Husband, Siena Heights University
(1125I52162)

4:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The Existence and Uniqueness of Metrics in Sports.
Jacqueline Brannon Giles*, Central College  Houston CC
(1125I5961)

4:20 p.m.
Maximizing Utility of Challenges in Professional Tennis.
James R Henderson*, Penn State Behrend
(1125I5249)

4:40 p.m.
Modeling learning in youth archery.
Tyler Skorczewski*, Cornell College
(1125I52949)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Modern Data Sets for the Intro Statistics Classroom and Beyond, II
International 7, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Patti Frazer Lock, St. Lawrence University
Stacey Hancock, Montana State University
Sue Schou, Idaho State University schosue@isu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Examples for Implementing the Revised GAISE Guidelines.
Allan J. Rossman*, Cal Poly  San Luis Obispo
(1125K51981)

1:20 p.m.
Portable Populations for Collecting Real Time Data Sets in the Classroom.
Bob Guest*, University of Tennessee
(1125K52809)

1:40 p.m.
Utilizing World Bank Data to Enrich the Learning of Students in all Levels of Statistics.
Joseph McCollum*, Siena College
Nichole McCollum, Questar III Boces
(1125K52909)

2:00 p.m.
Web Tools to Help Students Get Individualized Datasets on a Common Theme.
Robin H Lock*, St. Lawrence Uinversity
Ivan Ramler, St. Lawrence University
ChoongSoo Lee, St. Lawrence University
(1125K52524)

2:20 p.m.
Real Data is Messy ... and Manageable.
Beverly L. Wood*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
Carl Clark, Indian River State College
(1125K51382)

2:40 p.m.
Analyzing the lead content in drinking water during the Flint water crisis.
Gina F Reed*, University of North Georgia
(1125VP33)

3:00 p.m.
Real Data: Collect Your Own Data and Use It!
Michael D. Miner*, American Public University System
(1125K51652)

3:20 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Enhanced Student Learning in Elementary Statistics With Fresh Real Estate Data.
Dan Seth*, West Texas A&M University, Department of Mathematics, Canyon, TX
(1125K52244)

3:40 p.m.
Increasing Engagement by Using Modern Data Sets for Contexts in Introductory Statistics: Fostering Productive Struggle in Statway Lessons.
Scott Strother*, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
(1125K51422)

4:00 p.m.
StatebyState Corralation Between Religious Attitudes and Math ACT/SAT Scores.
Jason T Shaw*, Washburn University
(1125K5126)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Number Theory, III
International 1, International Level, Marriott Marquis

1:00 p.m.
Average Twin Prime Conjecture for Elliptic Curves over Abelian Number Fields.
Luke Giberson*, Clemson University
(1125112125)

1:15 p.m.
Counting Arithmetical Structures on Graphs.
Darren B Glass*, Gettysburg College
(1125112172)

1:30 p.m.
Fiboquadratic Sequences Raised From Rithmomachia.
Tomas E Guardia*, Gonzaga University
Douglas A Jimenez, Universidad Nacional ExperimentalPolitecnica
(1125112190)

1:45 p.m.
Looking for SumFreedom: The Maximum Size of $(k,l)$sumfree Sets.
Ryan William Matzke*, University of Minnesota
(1125112197)

2:00 p.m.
The Riemann zeta function for integer values and evaluation of some multiple zeta values.
Cezar Lupu*, University of Pittsburgh
(1125112255)

2:15 p.m.
Reduction of ETRU to NTRU.
Floyd B Johnson*, Michigan Technological University
Jie Sun, Michigan Technological University
(1125002380)

2:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Sturmian words and Cantor sets arising from unique expansions over ternary alphabets.
DoYong Kwon*, Chonnam National University
(1125112395)

2:45 p.m.
Break

3:00 p.m.
Covering Subsets of the Integers.
Wilson Harvey*, University of South Carolina
Michael Filaseta, University of South Carolina
(1125112832)

3:15 p.m.
Nonvanishing of central $L$values for RankinSelberg convolutions.
Alia Hamieh, University of Lethbridge
Naomi Tanabe*, Dartmouth College
(1125112852)

3:30 p.m.
An exact product formula for abelian threefolds.
Jonathan M. Gerhard*, James Madison University
(112511268)

3:45 p.m.
Hypergeometric Functions and Relations to Arithmetic and Analytic Properties of Curves.
Heidi E Goodson*, Haverford College
(1125112881)

4:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On the zeros of Riemann's zetafunction on the critical line.
Siegfred Baluyot*, University of Rochester
(1125112959)

4:15 p.m.
Exact covering systems, Quadratic forms, and product identities for theta functions.
Zhu Cao*, Kennesaw State University
Yong Hu, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, P. R. China
(1125113001)

4:30 p.m.
Equidistribution of shapes of cubic fields of fixed quadratic resolvent.
Robert Harron*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
(1125113060)

4:45 p.m.
Diophantine questions on a familiar limit.
Mojtaba Moniri*, Western Illinois University
(1125113154)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Preparing Preservice and Inservice Teachers to Support the Common Core State Standards Assessments
A602, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Bonnie Gold, Monmouth University bgold@monmouth.edu
Gulden Karakok, University of Northern Colorado
Karen Morgan, New Jersey City University

1:00 p.m.
An Undergraduate Research Project that Investigated the Impact of Activities in a Mathematics Methods Course to Prepare Preservice Teachers for the CCSS.
Cathy S Liebars*, The College of New Jersey
(1125L51515)

1:20 p.m.
Learning to Teach the Common Core through Undergraduate Research.
Jennifer Bergner*, Salisbury University
(1125L52614)

1:40 p.m.
Professional Development in Mathematical Modeling to Support the Common Core.
Gregory D Foley*, Ohio University
(1125L52441)

2:00 p.m.
Mathematical Modeling in the Middle Grades ($M^3$): A Professional Development Project for Grades 58 Teachers in Rural School Districts near the Southern US Border.
Cynthia O. Anhalt*, The University of Arizona
Ricardo Cortez, Tulane University
(1125L52976)

2:20 p.m.
A Tool for Exploring Understanding of Rational Numbers.
Brian J Lindaman*, California State University, Chico
(1125L53064)

2:40 p.m.
Understanding the Impact of the Mathematics Advancement in Teaching through Professional Development (MATPD2) Program.
Jana Talley*, Jackson State University
Lecretia A. Buckley, Jackson State University
(1125L53094)

3:00 p.m.
Assessing Secondary Teachers' Algebraic Habits of Mind.
Ryota Matsuura*, St. Olaf College
Sarah Sword, Education Development Center, Inc.
Al Cuoco, Education Development Center, Inc.
Glenn Stevens, Boston University
(1125L52194)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Preserving and Writing the History of Mathematics Departments, II
Embassy A, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Lawrence D'Antonio, Ramapo College
Toke Knudsen, State University of New York at Oneonta toke.knudsen@oneonta.edu

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education (RUME), IV
Courtland, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Karen Keene, North Carolina State University
Megan Wawro, Virginia Tech mwawro@vt.edu

1:00 p.m.
Active Learning Usage in Precalculus to Calculus 2.
Naneh Apkarian*, San Diego State University
Dana Kirin, Portland State University
Kristen Vroom, Portland State University
Progress through Calculus team, Mathematical Association of America
(1125N11393)

1:20 p.m.
Uses of neurocognitive measures to evaluate cognitive load during the mathematical proving process.
Shiv Smith Karunakaran*, Washington State University
James Whitbread, Jr., Washington State University
Abigail Higgins, Washington State University
(1125N12673)

1:40 p.m.
Preservice Secondary Teachers' Understandings of Central Angle and Inscribed Angle.
Biyao Liang, University of Georgia
Carlos CastilloGarsow*, Eastern Washington University
(1125N12058)

2:00 p.m.
Mathematical Maturity: How can it inform teaching and learning of mathematics?
Maarten McKubreJordens*, University of Canterbury
Erik Brogt, University of Canterbury
Annie Horton, University of Canterbury
(1125N141)

2:20 p.m.
What Were They Thinking? Students in College Algebra Confront Misconceptions by Analyzing Errors in Examples of Student Work.
Nicholas Kirby, Austin Peay State University
Jennifer Yantz*, Austin Peay State University
(1125N11588)

2:40 p.m.
Choices Made by Students when Enacting Procedures.
Wes Maciejewski*, San Jose State University
(1125N12426)

3:00 p.m.
A Case Study: When Graphs Contain Everything.
Irma E. Stevens*, University of Georgia
Kevin C. Moore, University of Georgia
(1125N11294)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Successful Implementation of Innovative Models for Developmental and General Education Mathematics, II
International 2, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Tom Hagedorn, The College of New Jersey
Christina H. Lee, Oxford College of Emory University
Phil Mahler, Middlesex Community College
Christopher Oehrlein, Oklahoma City Community College cdoehrlein@gmail.com

1:00 p.m.
"REACT" to Improve Student Success Rates and Classroom EffectivenessReaching Excellence through Active Coordinated Teaching.
Malissa M Peery*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1125O52678)

1:20 p.m.
An Effective Pathway for Implementation of an Active Coordinated Course.
April E Conner*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1125O52679)

1:40 p.m.
A GTA's Perspective on Active Coordinated Teaching in a Mentorship Program.
Cara J Sulyok*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(1125O52680)

2:00 p.m.
Math Camp: Preparing Students for College Level Math.
Kevin P Sukanek*, University of Tennessee
Tracy L Cook, University of Tennessee
(1125O51358)

2:20 p.m.
The Carnegie Math Pathways: Structural, Curricular, and Pedagogical Innovation in Developmental Mathematics at Scale.
Dan L Ray*, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching
(1125O5738)

2:40 p.m.
A New Angle on Assessing Quantitative Literacy Pathways.
Abe Edwards*, Michigan State University
(1125O51902)

3:00 p.m.
Incorporating the Computer Lab in the Developmental Mathematics Classroom.
Kimberly J Presser*, Shippensburg University
(1125O5628)

3:20 p.m.
Learning For or Through Problems?: Exploring Differentiating Experiences in a Problemcentered Developmental Math Class.
Martha Makowski*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1125O52647)

3:40 p.m.
Active Learning in Developmental and General Education Mathematics Courses.
Vesna Kilibarda*, Indiana University Northwest
Yuanying Guan, Indiana University Northwest
Xiaofeng Wang, Indiana University Northwest
(1125O51571)

4:00 p.m.
The ingredients for a successful liberal arts course in quantitative reasoning.
Keith E Mellinger*, University of Mary Washington
(1125O51230)

4:20 p.m.
Building Middle School Mathematics Foundational Skills Using the Environment as a Culturally Responsive Setting.
Veronica Ocampo*, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
(1125O52554)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on The Creation and Implementation of Effective Homework Assignments, II
L401 & L402, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Sarah Greenwald, Appalachian State University greenwaldsj@appstate.edu
Judy Holdener, Kenyon College

1:00 p.m.
The Three Horsemen of Homework.
Emma Smith Zbarsky*, Wentworth Institute of Technology
(1125A52231)

1:20 p.m.
Recognizing Calculus Outside of Mathematical Settings.
Leann Ferguson*, United States Air Force Academy
D Scott Dillery, Lindsey Wilson College
(1125A52492)

1:40 p.m.
Emphasizing Integral Existalia in Calculus and beyond.
Robert A Peacock*, Young Harris College
(1125A53090)

2:00 p.m.
Promoting students' deep learning in calculus through challenging problem sets.
Silvia Saccon*, Case Western Reserve University
(1125A52858)

2:20 p.m.
Justification and proofwriting in Calculus I through group homework assignments.
Taylor E Martin*, Sam Houston State University
(1125A52715)

2:40 p.m.
Are final projects in math classes worth the effort?
A E Francis*, Carroll College
(1125A53128)

3:00 p.m.
Frequent Feedback through Google Forms.
Jacqueline Anderson*, Bridgewater State University
(1125A5700)

3:20 p.m.
So Little (Written) Homework, So Much Accomplished.
Pangyen Ben Weng*, Metropolitan State University
(1125A5520)

3:40 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Putting It Together: An Effective Assignment Model for Upperdivision Mathematics Students.
Linda McGuire*, Muhlenberg College
(1125A5243)

4:00 p.m.
Break

4:20 p.m.
SelfAssessment Homework in an Online Linear Algebra Class.
Przemyslaw Bogacki*, Old Dominion University
(1125A51175)

4:40 p.m.
How to Implement Effective Homework Assignment in Lower Level Undergraduate Course: Personal Observations.
Lakshmi Roychowdhury*, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(1125A51637)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Session on The Teaching and Learning of Undergraduate Ordinary Differential Equations, II
A702, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Christopher S. Goodrich, Creighton Preparatory School cgood@prep.creighton.edu
Beverly H. West, Cornell University

1:00 p.m.
Wave Propagation Inspiring Techniques in Differential Equations.
Heather A Moon*, LewisClark State College
Thomas J Asaki, Washington State University
Marie Snipes, Kenyon College
Chris Camfield, Hendrix College
(1125P52555)

1:20 p.m.
Exposure to Laplace Transforms Early in the Intro to ODE Course.
Chris Oehrlein*, Oklahoma City Community College
(1125P52836)

1:40 p.m.
An Analysis Of Various Effects Disaggregated By Gender Of Different Pedagogical Practices In An Introductory Differential Equations Course.
Ron Buckmire*, Occidental College
Treena Basu, Occidental College
(1125P52668)

2:00 p.m.
Standardsbased grading: An evaluation system that fosters meaningful knowledge acquisition and skills development.
Charles Bergeron*, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
(1125P52742)

2:20 p.m.
" Laplace Transforms or the Method of Undetermined Coefficients : which should be introduced first ? ".
Paul D. Olson*, Penn State Erie , the Behrend College
(1125P52752)

2:40 p.m.
Construction and (some) classification of integer matrices with integer eigenvalues.
Christopher Towse*, Scripps College
Eric Campbell, Pomona College
(1125P52756)

3:00 p.m.
Slopes: A Differential Equations Graphing Environment.
Timothy A Lucas*, Pepperdine University
(1125P51094)

3:20 p.m.
What does it mean to find a solution to a system of differential equations? Handson and technology helps with the conceptualization.
Karen Allen Keene*, North Carolina State University
Nicholas Fortune, North Carolina State University
(1125P52598)

3:40 p.m.
Exploring the Solar System through Differential Equations and Vector Calculus.
Michelle L Ghrist*, U.S. Air Force Academy
(1125P52879)

4:00 p.m.
Find, Process, and Share: How an ODE Project led to Student Engagement in the VidaleWolfe Marketing Model.
Michael C. Barg*, Niagara University
(1125P53033)

4:20 p.m.
Discussion  CODEE invites all who teach ODEs to join us for a meetandgreet hour, to highlight the new CODEE Journal website and to discuss future activities.

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Topics in Analysis, III
Techwood, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency

1:00 p.m.
de BrangesRovnyak Spaces and the Kaczmarz Algorithm.
John E Herr*, Butler University
(1125421235)

1:15 p.m.
Fourier Bases on the "Skewed Sierpinski Gasket".
Calvin Hotchkiss*, Iowa State University
Eric S Weber, Iowa State University
(1125421326)

1:30 p.m.
Endpoint estimates for onedimensional oscillator integral operators.
Lechao Xiao*, University of Pennsylvania
(1125422763)

1:45 p.m.
The character and wave front set correspondence in the stable range.
Tomasz Przebinda*, University of Oklahoma
(112543736)

2:00 p.m.
Partitions of Equiangular Tight Frames.
James Rosado*, Rowan University
Hieu Nguyen, Rowan University
Lei Cao, Georgian Court University
(1125431340)

2:15 p.m.
Weighted estimates for multilinear dyadic operators and their commutators.
Ishwari J Kunwar*, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
(1125432694)

2:30 p.m.
Stability results for the norder hold models.
Laura De carli*, Florida International University
Pierluigi Vellucci, Univ. of Roma "la sapienza" (Italy)
(1125461890)

2:45 p.m.
Combining Continuous and Discrete Phenomena in Feynman's Operational Calculus in the Presence of a $(C_0)$ Semigroup: FeynmanKac Formulas with LebesgueStieltjes Measures.
Lance Nielsen*, Creighton University
(1125441851)

3:00 p.m.
$\rho$Laplace and $\rho$Fourier Transforms of Katugampola fractional operators and their Applications.
Hua Chen*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware
Udita N. Katugampola, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware
(1125442358)

3:15 p.m.
Statistical nearoptimal filtering method with application to underwater acoustics.
Viktoria Taroudaki*, University of Washington
Costas Smaragdakis, University of Crete & FORTH
Michael Taroudakis, University of Crete & FORTH
(1125491481)

3:30 p.m.
Tax Policy to Minimize the Gini Index.
Michael McAsey*, Bradley University
Libin Mou, Bradley University
(1125491486)

3:45 p.m.
Optimal Control of the Coefficients in Second Order Parabolic Free Boundary Problems.
Evan Cosgrove*, Florida Institute of Technology
Ugur G. Abdulla, Florida Institute of Technology
Jonathan Goldfarb, Florida Institute of Technology
(1125492349)

4:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Constraint Handling for Wireless Energy Transfer Application with filter Particle Swarm Optimization.
Ahmad R Almomani*, Clarkson University
(1125492794)

4:15 p.m.
Hybrid Classes of Duality Models for Discrete Minmax Fractional Programming Problems.
Ram N. Mohapatra*, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL. 32816
Ram U. Verma, University of North Texas
(1125492928)

4:30 p.m.
Break

4:45 p.m.
Global Dynamics of a Cancer Stem Cell Treatment Model.
Caleb Mayer*, Haverford College
Robert DoughertyBliss, Oglethorpe University
Heidi Whiteside, WinstonSalem State University
(1125581751)

5:00 p.m.
Global Dynamics of a Colorectal Cancer Treatment Model with Cancer Stem Cells.
Rebecca Blaire Hoehne*, Saint Mary's College
Zachary Abernathy, Winthrop University
Kristen Abernathy, Winthrop University
Claire Burgess, Sewanee: The University of the South
Kelsey Brown, High Point University
(1125582188)

5:15 p.m.
Analytic torsion, the eta invariant, and closed differential forms on spaces of metrics.
Phillip Andreae*, Meredith College
(1125582826)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.4:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Trends in Undergraduate Mathematical Biology Education
M304, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Timothy D. Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
Daniel Hrozencik,

1:00 p.m.
CORaL: Diving into Calculus.
Carrie Diaz Eaton*, Unity College
Emma Perry, Unity College
(1125Q1403)

1:20 p.m.
Getting Biocalculus Students to Apply Mathematics to Biology Through Active Learning.
Timothy D. Comar*, Benedictine University
(1125Q1415)

1:40 p.m.
The attitudes of students in calculus for life science toward Mathematics in their careers and some calculus applications in real life.
Yanping Ma*, Loyola Marymount University
(1125Q13092)

2:00 p.m.
The Perceived vs. Actual Use of Mathematics in Medicine According to PreMedicine students and Practicing Physicians.
Paxton Martin*, University of Oklahoma
Milos Savic, University of Oklahoma
(1125Q1644)

2:20 p.m.
Turning an REU Investigation into Calculus II Projects.
James P Peirce*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
(1125Q11373)

2:40 p.m.
An Introduction to Mathematical Biology through Discrete Mathematics and Abstract Algebra.
Raina S Robeva*, Sweet Briar College
(1125Q13008)

3:00 p.m.
A Modeling Course for Majors in the Life Sciences.
Douglas Norton*, Villanova University
(1125Q13011)

3:20 p.m.
Senior Biomathematics Projects at Chicago State University.
Dan Hrozencik*, Chicago State University
(1125Q12129)

3:40 p.m.
Changing tracks: More Applied Courses Make a MedReady Major.
Rebecca E Gasper*, Creighton University
(1125Q12991)

4:00 p.m.
Picking and Choosing: Ten Lectures in Support of Planarian Tissue Regeneration.
Michael Kerckhove*, University of Richmond
(1125Q12311)

4:20 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: An Integrated Sciences First Year Program at Hampshire College.
Sarah Hews*, Hampshire College
Christina Cianfrani, Hampshire College
(1125Q12379)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Undergraduate Research, IV
International A, International Level, Marriott Marquis

1:00 p.m.
Funding and Mentoring Projects at Boston University.
Emma Previato*, Boston University
(112597584)

1:15 p.m.
Center Manifolds via LyapunovPerron.
Emily E Schaal*, College of William and Mary
YuMin Chung, College of William and Mary
(1125652664)

1:30 p.m.
Using Data Analytics to Teach Computers the Difference between Rembrandt and Monet.
Kolten C Pearson, Brigham Young University
Megan Searles*, Brigham Young University
(1125682677)

1:45 p.m.
Mathematical Model of the Motion of a Contact Lens.
Rachael Thormann*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1125761503)

2:00 p.m.
Determination of Director angle for flow aligning Nematic Liquid Crystals under Couette geometry.
Bagisa Mukherjee*, Penn State University, Worthington Scranton Campus
(1125762132)

2:15 p.m.
The Deformation of an Eye Caused by a Contact Lens.
Joshua Chasen*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Roland Sanford, Rochester Institute of Technology
Kara Maki, Rochester Institute of Technology
David Ross, Rochester Institute of Technology
(1125762427)

2:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Calculating Lift and Drag Force for Airfoils.
Paul DeVries*, LaGuardia Community College
Michael Wiley, LaGuardia Community College
(1125762615)

2:45 p.m.
Break

3:00 p.m.
A Discrete StageStructured Model of Newt Population Declines Due to Severe Drought.
Marjorie T Jones*, Pepperdine University
(1125921062)

3:15 p.m.
Understanding Zika Dynamics: Sex, Mosquitoes, and Gender.
Emma J Talis*, Marist College
Ondrej Maxian, Case Western Reserve University
Anna Neufeld, Williams College
(1125922059)

3:30 p.m.
Global Dynamics of a Breast Cancer Competition System.
Meghan Stevens*, Drake University, Des Moines, IA 50311
Arden Baxter, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL 32789
Kristen Abernathy, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC 29733
Zachary Abernathy, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC 29733
(1125922138)

3:45 p.m.
Modeling Coral Reef Ecosystems: The Need for Models of Intermediate Complexity.
Andre Archer, Macalester College
Eliza Matt*, Williams College
Colin Okasaki, Harvey Mudd College
(1125922165)

4:00 p.m.
Solving a Tear Film Model with a Spectral Method.
Tim Reid*, George Mason University
Daniel Anderson, George Mason University
(1125922274)

4:15 p.m.
Predicting the Effects of Manual Crayfish Removal on California Newt Persistence in Santa Monica Mountain Streams.
William Milligan*, Emory University
Marjorie Jones, Pepperdine University
Timothy Lucas, Pepperdine University
Courtney Davis, Pepperdine University
(1125922285)

4:30 p.m.
Finding Theta Oscillations Using Independent component analysis.
Kiefer Hart Green*, Beloit College
(1125922494)

4:45 p.m.
Investigation of Central Texas Surface Ozone Concentrations 19802015.
Oliver Matthew Sale*, Southwestern University
(1125922868)

5:00 p.m.
Accelerating Thermoacoustic Tomography.
Parisa Florence Samareh*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(1125922749)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Unexpected Topics for a Math Circle, II
A701, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Robert M. Klein, Ohio University kleinr@ohio.edu
Philip Yasskin, Texas A&M University

1:00 p.m.
Fold, cut, and problem solve: A Math Teachers' Circle sampling.
Angie Hodge*, University of Nebraska Omaha
Dylan Sorrell, University of Nebraska Omaha
(1125Q52811)

1:20 p.m.
Pancakes, Music, and Games in MTC Dubuque.
Amanda H Matson*, Clarke University
Jonas Meyer, Loras College
(1125Q52355)

1:40 p.m.
Math Circle Artifacts at the Bard Math Circle.
Japheth Wood*, Bard College
(1125Q52262)

2:00 p.m.
Dancing in Math Circles.
Mary L. Garner*, Kennesaw State University
Virginia Watson, Kennesaw State University
Beth Rogers, Kennesaw State University
(1125Q52179)

2:20 p.m.
A grid of liars.
Ryan W. Morrill*, University of Alberta
(1125Q52067)

2:40 p.m.
Triangles, Squares, and Segregation: Introducing social issues through math.
Anne M. Ho*, Coastal Carolina University
Tara T. Craig, Coastal Carolina University
(1125Q51923)

3:00 p.m.
CryptoClue.
Sharon K. Robbert*, Trinity Christian College
(1125Q5830)

3:20 p.m.
Impact of the Southwest Chicago Math Teachers' Circle on the Disposition of Teachers Toward Mathematics and Toward the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics.
Angela Antonou*, University of St. Francis
Rita Patel, College of DuPage
Amanda Harsy, Lewis University
Dave Klanderman, Trinity Christian College
Kristen Schreck, Saint Xavier University
Amanda Snooks, St. Bede School
(1125Q52122)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
NAM GranvilleBrownHaynes Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences
A708, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Talitha M Washington,Dr., Howard University talitha.washington@howard.edu

1:00 p.m.
Equidistribution of Shapes of Number Fields of degree 3, 4, and 5.
Piper Harron*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Manjul Bhargava, Princeton University
(1125112246)

1:30 p.m.
Granuloma Formation in Leishmaniasis: A Mathematical Model.
Nourridine Siewe*, NIMBioS
AbdulAziz Yakubu, Howard University
Abhay R Satoskar, Ohio State Univerisity
Avner Friedman, MBI, Ohio State University
(1125651987)

2:00 p.m.
A Bayesian False Discovery Approach to Syndromic Surveillance.
Deidra Andrea Coleman*, Philander Smith College
Brian J Reich, North Carolina State University
Donald E. K. Martin, North Carolina State University
(1125623032)

2:30 p.m.
Hopf algebras, tensor categories, and gauge invariants.
Cris Negron*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1125161794)

3:00 p.m.
Finiteness of Associated Primes of Local Cohomology Modules over StanleyReisner Rings.
Roberto Barrera, Texas A&M University
Jeffrey Madsen, Purdue University
Ashley K. Wheeler*, University of Arkansas
(1125132570)

3:30 p.m.
Existence Results for Some HigherOrder Abstract Differential Equations with Applications to PDEs.
Valerie N. Nelson*, Howard University/Department of Defense
(1125462193)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.6:10 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Applications of Algebra, Geometry, and Topology
A703, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Frank Sottile, Texas A&M University sottile@math.tamu.edu

1:00 p.m.
An Introduction to Topological Data Analysis.
Peter Bubenik*, University of Florida
(1125551266)

1:30 p.m.
Topological Complexity in Protein Structures.
Erica Flapan*, Pomona College
(112557521)

2:00 p.m.
Toric Differential Inclusions and a Proof of the Global Attractor Conjecture.
Gheorghe Craciun*, University of WisconsinMadison
(1125371734)

2:30 p.m.
Volumebased comparison for some polytopes arising in optimization.
Jon Lee*, University of Michigan
(112552525)

3:00 p.m.
Connectivity and Irreducibility of Finite UnitNorm Tight Frame Varieties.
Nate Strawn*, Georgetown University
Jameson Cahill, New Mexico State University
Dustin Mixon, Air Force Institute for Technology
(112514535)

3:30 p.m.
Solving polynomial systems via monodromy and trace test.
Anton Leykin*, Georgia Tech
(1125141755)

4:10 p.m.
Convex algebraic geometry.
Cynthia Vinzant*, NC State
(1125522124)

4:40 p.m.
Periodic auxetics.
Ciprian S. Borcea, Rider University, NJ
Ileana Streinu*, Smith College, MA
(1125522445)

5:10 p.m.
ProductMix Auctions and Tropical Geometry.
Ngoc Mai Tran, UT Austin and University of Bonn
Josephine Yu*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(112591492)

5:40 p.m.
The Future of Curves in Cryptography (?).
Kristin E. Lauter*, Microsoft Research
(1125141127)

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel
Women and Scholarly Publishing
International 5, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Jenna P. Carpenter, Campbell University
Semra KilicBahi, ColbySawyer College
Kim Roth, Juniata College
Panelists:
Jackie JensenVallin, Lamar University
Susan Colley, Oberlin College
Gizem Karaali, Pomona College
Marjorie Senechal, Smith College
Cathy Kessel, Illustrative Mathematics
Dorothy Wallace, Dartmouth College

Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.2:15 p.m.
Project NExT Session
Alternative Assessment Techniques for the Active Classroom
Regency Ballroom VI, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Gabriel Sosa Castillo, Amherst College
James Hammer, Cedar Crest College
Katherine Vance, Simpson College
Mami Wentworth, Wentworth Institute of Technology
Presenters:
David Bressoud, Macalester College
Kathleen Heid, Pennsylvania State University
Alan Knoerr, Occidental College
Sandra Trowell, Valdosta State University

Friday January 6, 2017, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Applications of descriptive set theory to the classification of measure preserving diffeomorphisms of the torus.
A707, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Matthew Foreman*, University of California, Irvine
(112537119)

Friday January 6, 2017, 2:15 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Mathematics Consortium Board of Directors Meeting
Embassy G, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency

Friday January 6, 2017, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Presentations by MAA Teaching Award Recipients
Regency Ballroom VII, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Barbara Faires, Westminster College
Francis Su, Harvey Mudd College

Friday January 6, 2017, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science Policy Panel Discussion
Grassroots Advocacy for Mathematics and Science Policy.
A704, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Jeffrey Hakim, American University
Douglas Mupasiri, University of Northern Iowa
Scott Wolpert, University of Maryland
Moderators:
ADDED: Karen Saxe, American Mathematical Society
Panelists:
ADDED: Douglas Mupsari, University of Northern Iowa
ADDED: Catherine Paolucci, Office of Senator Al Franken (MN)
ADDED: Scott Wolpert, University of Maryland

Friday January 6, 2017, 2:35 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Mathematical Education of Teachers (COMET) and AWM Committee on Education Panel Discussion
Highlighting Contributions to Mathematics Education from Members of Departments of Mathematical Sciences
International 5, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Beth Burroughs, Montana State University
Jacqueline Dewar, Loyola Marymount University
Paosheng Hsu, unaffiliated
Panelists:
Viveka Borum, Spelman College
LouAnn Lovin, James Madison University
Megan Wawro, Virginia Polytechnic and State University
Nina White, University of Michigan
Moderators:
Robert Klein, Ohio University

Friday January 6, 2017, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
ASL Contributed Paper Session, I
A707, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis

Friday January 6, 2017, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #1: Part B
Complex Analysis and Geometry/Topology as Introductions to Proofs Courses
L508, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
Neelesh Tiruviluamala, University of Southern California
David Crombecque, University of Southern California

Friday January 6, 2017, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #6: Part B
Linear Algebra in Computer Graphics and Data Mining
L504 & L505, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
Tim Chartier, Davidson College

Friday January 6, 2017, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #16: Part B
Using and Making Integrated Online Textbooks with MathBook XML.
L506 & L507, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis
Presenters:
KarlDieter Crisman, Gordon College

Friday January 6, 2017, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Student Poster Session
Marquis Ballroom, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis

Friday January 6, 2017, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
AMS Congressional Fellowship Session
A601, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Speakers:
Catherine Paolucci, AMS Congressional Fellow 201617

Friday January 6, 2017, 5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Inquiry Based Learning (IBL) Business Meeting
International 6, International Level, Marriott Marquis

Friday January 6, 2017, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion:
Actuarial Science at the JMM: 25 Years and Counting
International 5, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Bettye Anne Case, Florida State University
Patrick Brewer, Lebanon Valley College
Robert Buck, Slippery Rock University
Kevin Charlwood, Washburn University
Michelle Guan, Indiana University Northwest
Steve Paris, Florida State University
Sue Staples, Texas Christian University
Panelists:
James Daniel, University of Texas
Stuart Klugman, Society of Actuaries
Rick Gorvett, Casualty Actuarial Society
Dwayne Husbands, Ernst and Young, representing the International Association of Black Actuaries
Jonathan Applewhite, Ernst and Young, representing the International Association of Black Actuaries

Friday January 6, 2017, 5:15 p.m.5:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics (POM SIGMAA) Business Meeting
A706, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis

Friday January 6, 2017, 5:30 p.m.6:20 p.m.
SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government (BIG SIGMAA)Guest Lecture
L401 & L402, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis

Friday January 6, 2017, 5:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics (POM SIGMAA) Reception
A706, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis

Friday January 6, 2017, 5:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the WEB (WEB SIGMAA)Reception
International 2, International Level, Marriott Marquis

Friday January 6, 2017, 6:00 p.m.7:15 p.m.
AWM Workshop Poster Presentations and Reception
Marquis Ballroom Prefunction, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Rosa Orellana, Dartmouth College rosa.c.orellana@dartmouth.edu
Anne Shepler, University of North Texas ashepler@unt.edu

6:00 p.m.
Effects of recurrent excitation in neuronal network models.
R. Melody Takeuchi*, Tufts University
Christoph Borgers, Tufts University

6:00 p.m.
On the ramification of étale cohomology groups.
Isabel Leal*, University of Chicago

6:00 p.m.
Higher Congruences between Newforms and Eisenstein Series.
Catherine M Hsu*, University of Oregon

6:00 p.m.
The Weinstein Conjecture for Iterated Planar Open Books.
Bahar Acu*, University of Southern California and University of California, Los Angeles

6:00 p.m.
Graph Algebras with Amalgamated Free Products.
Erin Brownlee*, North Dakota State University

6:00 p.m.
Regularity conditions for quadratic forms and Hermitian forms.
Alicia Marino*, Wesleyan University
Wai Kiu Chan, Wesleyan University

6:00 p.m.
Deterministic and Stochastic Dynamics of PhytoplanktonZooplankton Interactions with a Toxin Producing Phytoplankton.
T.Mihiri M. De Silva*, Texas Tech University
Sophia Jang, Texas Tech University

6:00 p.m.
A lower bound for the least prime in an arithmetic progression.
Junxian Li*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Kyle Pratt, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
George Shakan, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

6:00 p.m.
The augmentation category map induced by exact Lagrangian cobordisms.
Yu Pan*, Duke University

6:00 p.m.
Handicap principle implies emergence of dimorphic ornaments.
Sara M. Clifton*, Northwestern University
Rosemary I. Braun, Northwestern University
Daniel M. Abrams, Northwestern University

6:00 p.m.
Exploding trousers and computing the intractable: An introduction to scatteringsymplectic geometry.
Melinda Lanius*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

6:00 p.m.
The Maximum Number of Triangles in a Graph with a Fixed Number of Edges and Maximum Degree.
Rachel Kirsch*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Jamie Radcliffe, University of NebraskaLincoln

6:00 p.m.
Vector bundles of conformal blocks rank One and finite generation.
Natalie Hobson*, University of Georgia

6:00 p.m.
Fractional Separation Dimension.
Sarah Loeb*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Douglas B. West, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign and Zhejiang Normal University

6:00 p.m.
Characterizations of hysteresis in conceptual Arctic sea ice models.
Kaitlin Hill*, Northwestern University
Mary Silber, University of Chicago

6:00 p.m.
Geodesic Language Complexity and Group Structure.
Maranda Franke*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln

6:00 p.m.
Nonassociative numbers and the infinite tree of valency four.
Stefanie Wang*, Iowa State University

6:00 p.m.
Partitions into $k$th powers of terms in an arithmetic progression.
Bruce C. Berndt,
Amita Malik*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexandru Zaharescu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

6:00 p.m.
Spacing Problems and the Pair Correlation Statistics.
Sneha Chaubey*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

6:00 p.m.
A New Northcott Property for Faltings' Heights.
Lucia Mocz*, Princeton University

Friday January 6, 2017, 6:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
SIGMAA on Mathematics Instruction Using the WEB (WEB SIGMAA) Guest Lecture
International 2, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Paul Seeburger, Monroe Community College pseeburger@monroecc.edu

Friday January 6, 2017, 6:00 p.m.6:50 p.m.
SIGMAA on the Philosophy of Mathematics (POM SIGMAA) Guest Lecture
A706, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Tom Drucker, University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Friday January 6, 2017, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Mathematically Bent Theater
Performed by Colin Adams and the Mobiusbandaid Players.
Regency Ballroom VII, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency

Friday January 6, 2017, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
AMS {\bit Mathematical Reviews} Reception
Hanover Hall AB, Exhibit Level, Hyatt Regency

Friday January 6, 2017, 6:20 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government (BIG SIGMAA)Reception
L401 & L402, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis

Friday January 6, 2017, 7:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Business, Industry, and Government (BIG SIGMAA) Business Meeting
L401 & L402, Lobby Level, Marriott Marquis

Friday January 6, 2017, 7:45 p.m.8:35 p.m.
NAM CoxTalbot Address
The Changing Higher Education Landscape: One Mathematician Turned Administrator's View.
Imperial Ballroom B, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Garikai Campbell*, Morehouse College
(1125003145)

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Project NExT Reception
All Project NExT Fellows, consultants, and other friends of Project NExT are invited.
International Ballroom South, Int Tower LL1, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Julia Barnes, West Carolina University
Alissa Crans, Loyola Marymount University
Matt DeLong, Taylor University
David Kung, St Mary's College of Maryland

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation:
Relatively Prime  Live Podcast
Regency Ballroom VII, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Presenters:
Samuel Hansen,

Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Backgammon!
International Ballroom North, Int Tower LL1, Hyatt Regency
Organizers:
Arther Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College