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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Hyatt Regency Atlanta and Marriott Atlanta Marquis, Atlanta, GA
January 47, 2017 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1125
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Brian D Boe, AMS brian@math.uga.edu
Gerard A Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
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AMS Special Session on Theory and Applications of Numerical Algebraic Geometry

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Theory and Applications of Numerical Algebraic Geometry, I
International 4, International Level, Marriott Marquis Atlanta
Organizers:
Daniel Brake, University of Notre Dame dbrake@nd.edu
Robert Krone, Queen's University
Jose Israel Rodriguez, University of Chicago

8:00 a.m.
Tuning of tolerances in polynomial homotopy continuation.
Dan Bates*, Colorado State University
(1125651845)

8:30 a.m.
Regularizing closed cells of numerical real decompositions.
Daniel Brake*, University of Notre Dame
Jonathan Hauenstein, University of Notre Dame
Lloyd N Trefethen, Oxford University
Charles Wampler, General Motors
(1125141666)

9:00 a.m.
Improving solutions to fully nonlinear second order elliptic PDEs with numerical algebraic geometry endgame techniques.
Jeb B. Collins*, West Texas A&M University
Jonathan Hauenstein, University of Notre Dame
(112565376)

9:30 a.m.
Topological data analysis of real algebraic varieties.
Emilie Dufresne, University of Oxford
Parker Edwards, University of Florida
Heather A Harrington*, University of Oxford
Jonathan D Hauenstein, University of Notre Dame
(1125141623)

10:00 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Computing the real equilibrium points of the standard Kuramoto model.
Jonathan D Hauenstein*, University of Notre Dame
Owen Coss, North Carolina State University
Hoon Hong, North Carolina State University
Daniel K Molzahn, Argonne National Laboratory
(1125651479)

11:00 a.m.
The degree of the special orthogonal group.
Madeline Brandt, University of California, Berkeley
David J. Bruce, University of Wisconsin
Taylor Brysiewicz, Texas A&M University
Robert Krone*, Queen's University
Elina Robeva, University of California, Berkeley
(1125142910)

11:30 a.m.
Solving polynomial systems via homotopy continuation and monodromy.
Timothy Duff, Georgia Tech
Cvetelina Hill, Georgia Tech
Anders Jensen, Aarhus Universitet
Kisun Lee, Georgia Tech
Anton Leykin*, Georgia Tech
Jeffrey Sommars, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1125142417)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Theory and Applications of Numerical Algebraic Geometry, II
International 4, International Level, Marriott Marquis Atlanta
Organizers:
Daniel Brake, University of Notre Dame dbrake@nd.edu
Robert Krone, Queen's University
Jose Israel Rodriguez, University of Chicago

1:00 p.m.
Sampling Algebraic Varieties for Sum of Squares Programs.
Diego Cifuentes*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Pablo A Parrilo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(112590394)

1:30 p.m.
SVDquartets and Numerical Algebraic Geometry.
Ruth Davidson*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(1125921559)

2:00 p.m.
Numerical algebraic geometry in econometrics and the GMM degree.
LekHeng Lim, University of Chicago
Jose Israel Rodriguez*, University of Chicago
(1125142339)

2:30 p.m.
Numerical algebraic geometry for identifying the number of components in Gaussian Mixture Models.
Sara Shirinkam*, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas at San Antonio
Adel Alaeddini, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at San Antonio
Elizabeth Gross, Department of Mathematics, San Jose State University
(112514619)

3:00 p.m.
Trace Test.
Frank Sottile*, Texas A&M University
Anton Leykin, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jose Israel Rodriguez, University of Chicago
(1125141383)

3:30 p.m.
Geometric measure of entanglement of symmetric dqubits is polynomialtime computable.
Shmuel Friedland, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science
Li Wang*, University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science
(112514870)