Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Day
Current as of Friday, December 14, 2018 16:26:12
Joint Mathematics Meetings
 Baltimore Convention Center, Hilton Baltimore, and Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor Hotel, Baltimore, MD
 January 1619, 2019 (Wednesday  Saturday)
 Meeting #1145
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Hortensia Soto, MAA hortensia.soto@unco.edu
Please note room assignments are subject to change right
up until the meeting occurs.
The program published here is continually updated and
may be more current than the printed program.
The following material has been posted without being
proofread in order to provide you with the most current
information.
Saturday January 19, 2019

Saturday January 19, 2019, 3:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
Emergency, Saturday
Pratt Street West Show Office, BCC

Saturday January 19, 2019, 7:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration
Pratt Street Lobby, 300 Level, BCC

Saturday January 19, 2019, 7:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Email Center
Pratt Street Lobby, 300 Level, BCC

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances and Applications in Integral and Differential Equations, I
Room 331, BCC
Organizers:
Jeffrey T. Neugebauer, Eastern Kentucky University Jeffrey.neugebauer@eku.edu
Min Wang, Kennesaw State University

8:00 a.m.
An Avery Fixed Point Theorem applied to a Hammerstein Integral Equation.
Paul W Eloe, University of Dayton
Jeffrey T Neugebauer*, Eastern Kentucky University
(114545537)

8:30 a.m.
Existence of Solutions for Integral Equations with Changing Sign Green's Functions.
Wenying Feng*, Departments of Computing & Information Systems and Mathematics
Ankai Liu, Queen's University, Canada
(114534856)

9:00 a.m.
Quasilinearization and Boundary Value Problems for RiemannLiouville Fractional Differential Equations.
Paul Eloe*, University of Dayton
Jaganmohan Jonnalagaddda, Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani
(1145341025)

9:30 a.m.
Linear SturmLiouville Problems with RiemannStieltjes Integral Boundary Conditions.
Qingkai Kong, Northern Illinois University
Thomas E St. George*, Carroll University
(1145342127)

10:00 a.m.
New Variation of Parameters Formula that Leads to Stability in Integrodifferential Equations.
Youssef Naim Raffopul*, University of Dayton
(114534921)

10:30 a.m.
Analysis of Stagnation Point Flow of an UpperConvected Maxwell Fluid.
Joseph Paullet*, Penn State Behrend
(1145341352)

11:00 a.m.
Fractional Lyapunovtype Inequalities with Mixed Boundary Conditions on univariate and multivariate domains.
Sougata Dhar*, University of Maine
Qingkai kong, Northern Illinois University
(114534951)

11:30 a.m.
A fractional inventory model for bike share systems.
Min Wang*, Kennesaw State University
(114534920)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances by Early Career Women in Discrete Mathematics, I
Room 338, BCC
Organizers:
Jessalyn Bolkema, State University of New York at Oswego jessalyn.bolkema@oswego.edu
Jessica De Silva, California State University, Stanislaus

8:00 a.m.
On the enumeration of patternavoiding inversion sequences.
Megan A. Martinez*, Ithaca College
(1145051784)

8:30 a.m.
Lewis Carroll and the Red Hot Potato.
Melanie Dennis*, Dartmouth College
(1145052246)

9:00 a.m.
Connecting partial orderings and alternating sign matrices.
Andrew Beveridge, Macalester College
Ian Calaway, National Bureau of Economic Research
Kristin Heysse*, Macalester College
(1145052690)

9:30 a.m.
The size of a family forbidding the $Y_{k, 2}$ poset and its dual.
Ryan R Martin, Iowa State University
Abhishek Methuku, Central European University
Andrew Uzzell, Grinnell College
Shanise Walker*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(114505433)

10:00 a.m.
Counting restricted tilings of rectangular arrays and applications.
Katie Haymaker*, Villanova University
(1145052059)

10:30 a.m.
A Graph Connectivity Problem Based on Lowdegree Luby Transform Codes.
Carolyn Mayer*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
William J. Martin, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(1145051806)

11:00 a.m.
Expander codes and local properties.
Rutuja Kshirsagar*, Virginia Tech
(1145942262)

11:30 a.m.
Coding to thwart adversarial interference.
Allison Beemer*, Arizona State University
Joerg Kliewer, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Oliver Kosut, Arizona State University
(1145941893)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Quantum Walks, Quantum Simulations, and Related Quantum Theory, I
Room 337, BCC
Organizers:
Radhakrishnan Balu, US Army Research Lab radhakrishnan.balu.civ@mail.mil
Chaobin Liu, Bowie State University
Takuya Machida, Nihon University, Japan

8:00 a.m.
Machinelearningassisted search for a quantumannealing speedup.
Archismita Dalal, University of Calgary
Seyed Shakib Vedaie, University of Calgary
Radhakrishnan Balu, US Army Research Laboratory, Maryland
Barry Cyril Sanders*, University of Calgary
(1145812744)

8:30 a.m.
GKSL Generators and Digraphs: Computing Invariant States.
Alexander K Wiedemann*, University of South Carolina
George Androulakis, University of South Carolina
(1145812575)

9:00 a.m.
Kinematics and Dynamics of Quantum Walks in terms of Systems of Imprimitivity.
Radhakrishnan Balu*, US Army Resaerch Lab
(114581539)

9:30 a.m.
Bell inequality that cannot be maximally violated with finite amount of entanglement.
Zhengfeng Ji, Centre for Quantum Software and Information, University of Technology Sydney, Australia
Debbie Leung*, Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo, Canada
Thomas Vidick, California Institute of Technology, USA
(1145811527)

10:00 a.m.
On Quantum Phase Estimation Algorithm in Quantum Chemistry Calculation.
Yutaka Shikano*, Quantum Computing Center, Keio University
(114581165)

10:30 a.m.
Is quantum state transfer monogamous?
Christino Tamon*, Clarkson University
(114515703)

11:00 a.m.
LongStep PathFollowing Algorithm for Nonlinear Symmetric Problems with Applications to Quantum Entropy Optimization.
Cunlu Zhou*, University of Notre Dame
Leonid Faybusovich, University of Notre Dame
(114590821)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic, Discrete, Topological and Stochastic Approaches to Modeling in Mathematical Biology, I
Room 347, BCC
Organizers:
Olcay Akman, Illinois State University
Timothy D. Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
Daniel Hrozencik, Chicago State University
Raina Robeva, Sweet Briar College

8:00 a.m.
Predicting neural network dynamics from graph structure.
Katherine Morrison*, University of Northern Colorado
(1145921147)

8:30 a.m.
On The Implementation of Artificial Neural Networks For Estimation Of Gene Regulatory Network Propensities.
Dan Hrozencik*, Chicago State University
Olcay Akman, Illinois State University
(1145922900)

9:00 a.m.
The Dynamic Nature of Functional Brain Networks of Emotion Regulation.
Reinhard Laubenbacher*, Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine and UConn Health
Sherli Koshy Chenthittayil, Center for Quantitative Medicine, UConn Health
Paola VeraLicona, Center for Quantitative Medicine, UConn Health
Michael Stevens, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
Andrew Poppe, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
(1145921001)

9:30 a.m.
Reversion of the attractor landscapes of an intracellular regulatory network for triplenegative breast cancer.
Lauren Marazzi, Center for Quantitative Medicine, UConn Health
Paola VeraLicona*, Center for Quantitative Medicine, UConn Health
(1145922333)

10:00 a.m.
Topological modeling of DNA recombination.
Mariel Vazquez*, Departments of Mathematics and of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, University of California, Davis
(1145572464)

10:30 a.m.
Topological Entanglement in Macromolecules.
Kenneth Cary Millett*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(1145571772)

11:00 a.m.
A topological study of protein folding kinetics.
Eleni Panagiotou*, Department of Mathematics University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Kevin W Plaxco, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Center for Bioengineering University of California Santa Barbara
(1145922130)

11:30 a.m.
Enhancing the detection of Atrial Fibrillation from existing models using Persistent Homologybased feature.
Esteban G Escobar*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
(1145543022)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Beauty and Art from Research Mathematics
Room 323, BCC
Organizers:
Diana Davis, Swarthmore College dianajdavis@gmail.com.

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Enumerative Combinatorics, I
Room 318, BCC
Organizers:
Miklos Bona, University of Florida bona@ufl.edu
Cheyne Homberger, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

8:00 a.m.
Saturation for Induced Subposets.
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado
Bill Kay, Ryerson University
Lucas Kramer, Briar Cliff University
Ryan M. Martin, Iowa State University
Benjamin Reiniger, Chicago, IL
Heather C. Smith*, Davidson College
Eric Sullivan, University of Colorado
(1145051933)

8:30 a.m.
Using Experimental Data to Deconvolve Structural Signals.
Torin Greenwood*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Christine E Heitsch, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1145051408)

9:00 a.m.
Lassalle's Sequence Counts Uniquely Sorted Permutations.
Colin Defant*, Princeton University
Michael Engen, University of Florida
Jordan A Miller, Washington State University
(114505358)

9:30 a.m.
Central Limit Theorems from the Roots of Probability Generating Functions.
Marcus Michelen*, The University of Pennsylvania
(114560933)

10:00 a.m.
How many chord diagrams have no short chords?
Peter Doyle, Dartmouth College
Jay Pantone*, Marquette University
Everett Sullivan, Lewis & Clark College
(1145051354)

10:30 a.m.
Universal Permutations.
Michael T Engen*, University of Florida
(1145051736)

11:00 a.m.
Vertical Paths in Simple Varieties of Trees.
Keith J. Copenhaver*, University of Florida
(1145051876)

11:30 a.m.
Asymptotics of the number of bosonic string states.
Lida Ahmadi*, Purdue University
Mark Daniel Ward, Purdue University
(114530932)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Group Representation Theory and Character Theory, I
Room 330, BCC
Organizers:
Mohammad Reza Darafsheh, University of Tehran, Iran
Manouchehr Misaghian, Prairie View A&M University mamisaghian@pvamu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Embedding $\mathfrak{sl}_k$ in $\mathfrak{sl}_n$ as a small subalgebra and the representations of the symmetric group.
Alexander M. Heaton, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
Songpon Sriwongsa, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
Jeb F. Willenbring*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(1145201834)

9:00 a.m.
Monodromy for some rank two Galois representations over CM fields.
Patrick Allen*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
James Newton, Kings College London
(1145112975)

9:30 a.m.
New Developments in Quaternionic Analysis from the Point of View of Representation Theory.
Matvei Libine*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(1145321164)

10:00 a.m.
Brauer characters and normal Sylow $p$subgroups.
Hung P TongViet*, Binghamton University
(1145201119)

10:30 a.m.
One rational irreducible characters of finite groups.
M R Darafsheh*, university of Tehran
(114520468)

11:00 a.m.
Maximal abelian subgroups of semiextraspecial groups and partitions by centers of centralizers.
Mark L. Lewis*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Kent State University
(114520432)

11:30 a.m.
Rational Class Sizes and Their Implications About The Structure of Finite Groups.
Hossein Shahrtash*, University of Florida
(114520424)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSMAAICHM Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Room 314, BCC
Organizers:
Sloan Despeaux, Western Carolina University despeaux@wcu.edu
Jemma Lorenat, Pitzer College
Daniel E. Otero, Xavier University
Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College

8:00 a.m.
Divergent Series near the turn of the $20^{th}$ century.
Brenda Davison*, Simon Fraser University
(1145012173)

8:30 a.m.
Notions of continua in E.V. Huntington's work.
Laura E Turner*, Monmouth University
(1145012129)

9:00 a.m.
Internationalize first, ask questions later: Headlong diplomacy and American mathematical hegemony, 19201950.
Michael J. Barany*, University of Edinburgh
(1145011367)

9:30 a.m.
Solving the "Shortage of Trained Brains": The Engineering, Science and Management War Training Program During the Second World War.
Brit Shields*, University of Pennsylvania
(1145012395)

10:00 a.m.
A Morsel from Euler.
William Dunham*, Bryn Mawr College
(114501110)

10:30 a.m.
Measuring Scouts and Trained Noses: Subjectivity, Objectivity, and the History of Mathematics.
Christopher J. Phillips*, Carnegie Mellon University
(114501723)

11:00 a.m.
The BatemanHorn conjecture.
Stephan Ramon Garcia*, Pomona College
(114501582)

11:30 a.m.
Discussion

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #11: Part B
How to Run Successful Math Circles for Students and Teachers
Holiday Ballroom 2, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Presenters:
Jane H. Long, Stephen F. Austin State University longjh@sfasu.edu
Gabriella Pinter, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee
Diana White, University of Colorado Denver and National Association of Math Circles

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Localization and Delocalization for Disordered Quantum Systems, I
Room 326, BCC
Organizers:
Peter D. Hislop, University of Kentucky peter.hislop@uky.edu
Christoph A. Marx, Oberlin College
Jeffery Schenker, Michigan State University

8:00 a.m.
On ground states and excitations in certain disordered quantum spin chains.
Matthew Cha*, Michigan State University
Rodrigo Matos, Michigan State University
Jeffery Schenker, Michigan State University
F Zak Tilocco, Michigan State University
(1145822693)

8:30 a.m.
Recent Progress on the Quantum XXZ Spin Model on General Graphs.
Houssam AbdulRahman, University of Arizona
Christoph Fischbacher*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Gunter Stolz, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1145821782)

9:00 a.m.
LiebRobinson bounds and conditional expectations for lattice fermion systems.
Bruno Nachtergaele, UC Davis
Robert Sims, University of Arizona
Amanda Young*, University of Arizona
(1145821653)

9:30 a.m.
Universal hierarchical structure of eigenfunctions of the Maryland model.
Rui Han, Georgia Tech
Svetlana Jitomirskaya, UC Irvine
Fan Yang*, Georgia Tech
(1145471662)

10:00 a.m.
Random band matrices in the delocalized phase.
Paul Bourgade*, NYU Courant Institute
Fan Yang, UCLA
HorngTzer Yau, Harvard
Jun Yin, UCLA
(114560822)

10:30 a.m.
Positivity of the Lyapunov exponent for potentials generated by hyperbolic base dynamics.
Zhenghe Zhang*, UC Riverside
(1145371654)

11:00 a.m.
Discrete BetheSommerfeld Conjecture.
Jake Fillman, Virginia Tech
Rui Han*, Georgia Tech
Svetlanta Jitomirskaya, UC Irvine
(1145471657)

11:30 a.m.
WKB and absence of the singular continuous spectrum for perturbed periodic Schrödinger operators.
Wencai Liu*, UC Irvine
(1145421186)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematicians at Sea (in the Sky, or on Land): Defense Applications of Mathematics, I
Room 332, BCC
Organizers:
Tegan Emerson, Naval Research Laboratory tegan.emerson@nrl.navy.mil
Timothy Doster, Naval Research Laboratory
George Stantchev, Naval Research Laboratory

8:00 a.m.
Large fluctuations, rare event prediction and control in complex networks.
Ira B. Schwartz*, US Naval Research Laboratory
Klimka Szwaykowska, Syntek,Inc.
Thomas W. Carr, Southern Methodist University, Math Department
Jason Hindes, US Naval Research Laboratory
Leah B. Shaw, College of William and Mary, Department of Mathematics
(114582666)

9:00 a.m.
Characterization of Radar Signals via Topological Data Analysis and Spiking Neuron Networks.
Justin Mauger*, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific
(1145551913)

9:30 a.m.
Adaptive Individualized Technology to Facilitate Teamwork in HumanAgent Military Teams.
Addison W Bohannon*, US Army Research Laboratory
(114593717)

10:00 a.m.
Topological Defense Analysis: the how and why of US Department of Defense research.
Robert Ghrist*, University of Pennsylvania
(1145551721)

11:00 a.m.
A Mathematical Modeling Perspective on the US Navy, Humanitarian Aid, and International Relations.
Stephen L. Hobbs*, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center
(1145901416)

11:30 a.m.
Donald Trump vs. Kim JongUn: Can Game Theory Help Explain Their Nuclear Relationship?
Kelly A Rooker*, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
(1145911333)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics of Coding Theory and Applications, I
Room 319, BCC
Organizers:
Hiram LopezValdez, Clemson University
Felice Manganiello, Clemson University manganm@clemson.edu
Gretchen L. Matthews, Virginia Tech

8:00 a.m.
The Service Rates of Codes and Vertex Covers of Graphs.
Emina Soljanin*, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
(1145052243)

8:30 a.m.
Repairing ReedSolomon Codes.
Weiqi Li, University of California, Irvine
Zhiying Wang*, University of California, Irvine
Hamid Jafarkhani, University of California, Irvine
(1145941297)

9:00 a.m.
Absorbing sets of LDPC codes from finite incidence structures.
Katie Haymaker*, Villanova University
Allison Beemer, Arizona State University
Christine A Kelley, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1145942054)

9:30 a.m.
Service Rate Region of Coded Storage Systems.
Sarah E. Anderson*, University of St. Thomas
Ann Johnston, Penn State University
Gauri Joshi, Carnegie Mellon University
Gretchen L. Matthews, Virginia Tech
Carolyn Mayer, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Emina Soljanin, Rutgers University
(1145942147)

10:00 a.m.
Reproducible Codes and Cryptographic Applications.
Edoardo Persichetti*, Florida Atlantic University
(1145141409)

10:30 a.m.
Codes With Hierarchical Locality from Maps Between Algebraic Curves.
Sean Ballentine*, University of Maryland
(1145142267)

11:00 a.m.
Pure gaps on curves with many rational places.
Daniele Bartoli, Universita degli Studi di Perugia
Ariane Masuda*, New York City College of Technology, CUNY
Maria Montanucci, Universita degli Studi della Basilicata
Luciane Quoos, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
(1145941096)

11:30 a.m.
Recent advances in spatially coupled codes and applications in data storage systems.
Lara Dolecek*, UCLA
Homa Esfahanizadeh, UCLA
Ahmed Hareedy, UCLA
(1145051395)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Network Science, I
Room 320, BCC
Organizers:
David Burstein, Swarthmore College
Franklin Kenter, United States Naval Academy
Feng 'Bill' Shi, University of North Carolina bill10@email.unc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Universality of the configurationdynamics relationship in nonlinear networks.
Simone Evans*, SUNY New Paltz
Anca Radulescu, State University of New York at New Paltz
(1145371143)

8:30 a.m.
Spanning tree modulus for secure broadcast games.
Kapila G Kottegoda*, Kansas State University
(1145001287)

9:00 a.m.
Recent progress on bounding bond percolation thresholds.
John C. Wierman*, Johns Hopkins University
(114560216)

10:00 a.m.
Connections between multicommodity maximum flow and modulus.
Negar OrangiFard*, Kansas state University
(1145001167)

10:30 a.m.
Syntax and inductive rewriting for open networks.
Daniel Michael Cicala*, University of California, Riverside
(1145181944)

11:00 a.m.
Temporal and topological patterns of reposting dynamics reveal online influence inflation in social media.
Xingru Chen*, Dartmouth College
Feng Fu, Dartmouth College
(1145911743)

11:30 a.m.
Leveraging local network communities to predict academic performance.
David Burstein, Fifth Third Bank
Franklin Kenter*, United States Naval Academy
Feng Shi, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1145971778)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Not KNerds: A Community for Knot Theory, I
Room 329, BCC
Organizers:
Moshe Cohen, Vassar College mcohen@vassar.edu
Elizabeth Denne, Washington and Lee University
Adam Lowrance, Vassar College

8:00 a.m.
The geometry of fibered knots and links.
David Futer*, Temple University
(1145571088)

9:00 a.m.
Singular Branched Covers of the FourSphere.
Ryan Blair, California State University, Long Beach
Patricia Cahn*, Smith College
Alexandra Kjuchukova, Max Planck
(1145571918)

9:30 a.m.
Thin Posets and Homology Theories.
Alex A Chandler*, North Carolina State University
(1145182754)

10:00 a.m.
Searching for structure in the knot concordance group.
Constance Leidy*, Wesleyan University
(1145572163)

11:00 a.m.
A lower bound for the double slice genus.
Wenzhao Chen*, Michigan State University
(1145571472)

11:30 a.m.
Link Concordance and Groups.
Matthew Hedden, Michigan State University
Miriam Kuzbary*, Rice University
(1145571754)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Number Theory, Arithmetic Geometry, and Computation, I
Room 325, BCC
Organizers:
Brendan Hassett, Brown University
Drew Sutherland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
John Voight, Dartmouth College jvoight@gmail.com

8:00 a.m.
Nonabelian Chabauty and rational points on curves.
Jan Vonk*, University of Oxford (UK)
(114511490)

8:30 a.m.
Progress on Mazur's Program B.
David ZureickBrown*, Emory University
(114511492)

9:00 a.m.
Agonality and points of degree d on curves.
Maarten Derickx*, MIT / Simons Collaborationon Arithmetic Geometry, Number Theory, and Computation
(114511385)

9:30 a.m.
Torsion Points and Isogenies on CM Elliptic Curves.
Abbey Bourdon*, Wake Forest University
Pete L. Clark, University of Georgia
(1145112330)

10:00 a.m.
Elliptic Curves of Prime Conductor.
Aly Deines*, Center for Communications Research La Jolla
(1145112648)

10:30 a.m.
Modular symbols for Fermat Curves.
Ozlem Ejder*, Colorado State University
(1145112154)

11:00 a.m.
2Group Belyi Maps.
Michael James Musty*, Dartmouth College
(1145112469)

11:30 a.m.
An $\ellp$ switch trick to obtain a new proof of a criterion for arithmetic equivalence.
Guillermo MantillaSoler*, Bogotá, Colombia.
(1145111324)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Orthogonal Polynomials, Quantum Probability, Harmonic and Stochastic Analysis, II
Room 343, BCC
Organizers:
Nobuhiro Asai, Aichi University of Education, Kariya, Japan
Rodica Costin, The Ohio State University
Aurel I. Stan, The Ohio State University at Marion stan.7@math.osu.edu
Hiroaki Yoshida, Ochanomizu University, Tokyo, Japan

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Partition Theory and Related Topics, I
Room 321, BCC
Organizers:
Dennis Eichhorn, University of California, Irvine deichhor@math.uci.edu
Tim Huber, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
Amita Malik, Rutgers University

8:00 a.m.
Dyson's Favorite Identity and Chebyshev Polynomials.
George E Andrews*, The Pennsylvania State University
(114511907)

8:30 a.m.
Combinatorics of some secondorder mock theta functions.
Hannah E Burson*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1145111832)

9:00 a.m.
Congruences related to an eighth order mock theta function of Gordon and McIntosh.
James A Sellers*, Penn State University
(1145111609)

9:30 a.m.
An Unusual Identity from Ramanujan's Notebooks.
Zhu Cao*, Department of Mathematics, Kennesaw State University
(1145051888)

10:00 a.m.
Polynomial Identities Implying Capparelli's Partition Theorems.
Ali K Uncu*, Research Institute for Symbolic Computation, Johannes Kepler University, Linz
Alexander Berkovich, University of Florida
(1145111968)

10:30 a.m.
Order ideals, lattice paths, and core partitions.
Jineon Baek, University of Michigan
Hayan Nam*, University of California, Irvine
Myungjun Yu, University of Michigan
(1145052688)

11:00 a.m.
HeckeRogers series for Ramanujan's mock theta functions.
Frank Garvan*, University of Florida
(1145112083)

11:30 a.m.
KanadeRussell conjectures and linked partition ideals.
Shane Chern*, Department of Mathematics, The Pennsylvania State University
Zhitai Li, Department of Mathematics, The Pennsylvania State University
(114505977)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, III
Room 344, BCC
Organizers:
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Khang Tran, California State University, Fresno
Mark David Ward, Purdue University
John Wierman, The Johns Hopkins University

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Statistical, Variational, and Learning Techniques in Image Analysis and their Applications to Biomedical, Hyperspectral, and Other Imaging, I
Room 346, BCC
Organizers:
Justin Marks, Gonzaga University
Laramie Paxton, Washington State University realtimemath@gmail.com
Viktoria Taroudaki, Eastern Washington University

8:00 a.m.
A Consistent DensityBased Clustering Algorithm and its Application to Microstructure Image Segmentation.
Marilyn Vazquez Landrove*, Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics
Tim Sauer, George Mason University
Tyrus Berry, George Mason University
Gunay Dogan, Theiss Research
(114565763)

8:30 a.m.
Automatic Detection of Breast Masses and Location of the Prostate.
Jue Wang*, Union College
(1145921688)

9:00 a.m.
A Survey of Liver Tumor Image Segmentation Techniques.
Laramie Paxton*, Washington State University
(1145682729)

9:30 a.m.
An Optimization Algorithm for Elastic Shape Distances between 2d Object Boundaries.
Gunay Dogan*, Theiss Research, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Javier Bernal, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Charles R Hagwood, National Institute of Standards and Technology
(1145532563)

10:30 a.m.
Learning Geometry for Image Decomposition.
Stacey Levine*, Duquesne University
(1145352833)

11:00 a.m.
Tensor Dictionaries for Applications in Imaging.
Misha E Kilmer*, Tufts University, Department of Mathematics
Elizabeth Newman, Tufts University, Department of Mathematics
(1145151771)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Data Analysis: Theory and Applications, I
Room 345, BCC
Organizers:
Justin Curry, University at Albany, State University of New York jmcurry@albany.edu
Mikael VejdemoJohansson, College of Staten Island, City University of New York
Sara Kalisnik Verovsek, Wesleyan University

8:00 a.m.
Towards a Spectral Theory of Cellular Sheaves.
Jakob Hansen, University of Pennsylvania
Robert Ghrist*, University of Pennsylvania
(1145571724)

8:30 a.m.
Analyzing data with the consistency filtration of a sheaf assignment.
Michael Robinson*, American University
(1145181376)

9:00 a.m.
A Persistent Homology Measure for Morse Functions.
Alexander Wagner*, University of Florida
(1145551337)

9:30 a.m.
Homotopy types and persistence of metric gluings.
Ellen Gasparovic*, Union College
(114555897)

10:00 a.m.
Topological Periodicity Analysis in Multimedia Time Series.
Christopher John Tralie*, Postdoctoral Associate, Duke University Department of Mathematics
(114568154)

10:30 a.m.
Statistical analysis and parameter selection for Mapper.
Mathieu Carriere*, Columbia University Medical Center
(1145551787)

11:00 a.m.
Stability of a MultiParameter Persistent Homology Approach to Functional and Structural Data.
Haibin Hang*, Florida State University
Woojin Kim, Ohio State University
Facundo Memoli, Ohio State University
Washington Mio, Florida State University
(1145552429)

11:30 a.m.
Algebra and geometry of persistence.
Ezra Miller*, Duke University
(1145552193)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Using Modeling to Motivate the Study of Differential Equations, I
Room 336, BCC
Organizers:
Robert Kennedy, Centennial High School, Ellicott City MD
Audrey Malagon, Virginia Wesleyan University
Brian Winkel, SIMIODE, Cornwall NY brianwinkel@simiode.org
Dina Yagodich, Frederick Community College

8:00 a.m.
An Effort to Assess the Impact a Modeling First Approach has in a Traditional Differential Equations Class.
Rosemary C Farley*, Manhattan College
Patrice G Tiffany, Manhattan College
(1145342651)

8:30 a.m.
Using Real Data to Study the Heat Equation.
Kimberly Spayd*, Gettysburg College
(11459795)

9:00 a.m.
Virtual Experiments and Differential Equations Models.
Chris McCarthy*, Borough of Manhattan Community College CUNY
(11453460)

9:30 a.m.
Engaging and supporting students as they explore mathematical modeling in differential equations.
Christine Sample*, Emmanuel College
Joanna A Bieri, University of Redlands
(1145342146)

10:00 a.m.
Teaching Differential Equations and Their Applications Using Projects, Online Resource, and More.
W. Y. Chan*, Texas A&M University  Texarkana
(114597378)

10:30 a.m.
Using Projects to Flip the Differential Equations Classroom.
Corban Harwood*, George Fox University
(1145341306)

11:00 a.m.
A DataDriven Approach to Teaching Modeling with Differential Equations.
Becky Sanft*, UNC Asheville
Anne Walter, St. Olaf College
(1145342105)

11:30 a.m.
Connecting Partner Disciplines with Mathematics through Applications in Differential Equations.
Rebecca A Segal*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1145971770)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Approaches to Mathematics Remediation in BaccalaureateGranting Institutions, II
Room 301, BCC
Organizers:
Michael Boardman, Pacific University
Helen E. Burn, Highline College hburn@highline.edu
Mary E. Pilgrim, Colorado State University

8:00 a.m.
Getting College Ready at The University Illinois: CoRequisite Support College Algebra at a R1 University.
Alison Ahlgren Reddy*, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
(1145P11220)

8:20 a.m.
Corequisite Remediation for GenEd Mathematics and Statistics Courses: Year Two.
Ben Atchison*, Framingham State University
(1145P12860)

8:40 a.m.
Corequisite Mathematics Remediation: An Impetus for College Completion?
Alice E Petillo*, Marymount University, Arlington VA
(1145P12590)

9:00 a.m.
A studentcentered redesign of college algebra.
Ian Besse*, Pacific University
Chris Lane, Pacific University
(1145P12210)

9:20 a.m.
TwoSemester College Algebra Stretch Course for Developmental Students.
Sarah V Cook*, Washburn University
(1145P12316)

9:40 a.m.
Examining the Effectiveness of an Online Summer Bridge Course to Prepare Students for Calculus.
Matthew Jura*, Manhattan College
Ira Gerhardt, Manhattan College
(1145P12863)

10:00 a.m.
Calculus Readiness.
Ryan Shifler*, Salisbury University
Erika Gerhold, Salisbury University
Steve Hetzler, Salisbury University
Lori Carmack, Salisbury University
(1145P1494)

10:20 a.m.
The Challenges  and Successes  of Remediation in Calculus.
Paul N Runnion*, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(1145P12484)

10:40 a.m.
Analyzing the effectiveness of twotrack calculus with built in algebra review.
Victoria Brown, Roanoke College
Adam Childers, Roanoke College
Jan Minton, Roanoke College
Hannah Robbins*, Roanoke College
Kristin Emrich, Roanoke College
David Taylor, Roanoke College
(1145P1410)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, III
Room 313, BCC

8:00 a.m.
Circuit axiomatizations of symplectic matroids.
Zhexiu Tu*, Centre College
(1145051321)

8:15 a.m.
Difference Sets and Grassmannian Packings.
Emily J King*, University of Bremen, Germany
(1145051611)

8:30 a.m.
Pappus Configurations in Finite Projective Planes.
Lorinda Leshock*, University of Delaware
(1145051391)

8:45 a.m.
The Probability Four Lines in $\mathbb{F}_q \mathbb{P}^3$ Meet Two Lines.
Adam Buck*, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(1145052739)

9:00 a.m.
Stack sorting tiers and $r$tiers.
Toufik Mansour, University of Haifa
Howard Skogman, SUNY Brockport
Rebecca Smith*, SUNY Brockport
(1145052842)

9:15 a.m.
A bivariate central limit theorem for descents and major indices in fixed conjugacy classes.
Gene B. Kim*, University of Southern California
Sangchul Lee, University of California, Los Angeles
(1145052593)

9:30 a.m.
Combinatorics of the BooleanCatalan Numbers.
Chetak Hossain*, North Carolina State University
(1145051639)

9:45 a.m.
Generating All Odd Primitive Abundant Numbers with $d$ Prime Divisors.
Jacob Liddy*, University of Akron
Jeffrey M. Riedl, University of Akron
(114505127)

10:00 a.m.
Avoiding Patterns and Making the Best Choice.
Brant Jones*, James Madison University
(1145052517)

10:15 a.m.
The Game of Best Choice and Some Variations.
Kaitlyn B. Myers*, Rowan University
Madeline P. Crews, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Michael T. Urbanski, Western New England University
Breeann M. Wilson, Whitworth University
(1145052158)

10:30 a.m.
Cyclic Sieving, Necklaces, Branching Rules, and Thrall's problem.
Connor Thomas Ahlbach*, University of Washington, Seattle
Joshua P Swanson, University of Washington, Seattle
(114505927)

10:45 a.m.
A Walk Counting Combinatorial Identity for Recurrence Sequences.
Nathan T. Moyer*, Whitworth University
(114505226)

11:00 a.m.
Digit Sum of Integers Generalizing Binomial Coefficients.
Ji Young Choi*, Shippensburg University
(1145051161)

11:15 a.m.
Generating Functions for $f$vectors and the $cd$index of Weight Polytopes.
Vaughan K McDonald, Harvard College
Jiyang Gao*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1145051595)

11:30 a.m.
Number Sequences for Truncated and Bitruncated CrossPolytopes.
Anna C. Truman*, Grove City College
Grace C. Shook, Grove City College
Caleb T. Scutt, Grove City College
(1145052463)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:35 a.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Fostering Creativity in Undergraduate Mathematics Courses, II
Room 302, BCC
Organizers:
Emily S. CilliTurner, University of Washington Tacoma emilyct@uw.edu
Houssein El Turkey, University of New Haven
Gulden Karakok, University of Northern Colorado
Milos Savic, University of Oklahoma
Gail Tang, University of La Verne

8:00 a.m.
Creativity in Problem Solving for nonSTEM Majors in Calculus Courses.
Kimberley Cadogan*, University of Northern Colorado
Gulden Karakok, University of Northern Colorado
Spencer Bagley, University of Northern Colorado
(1145P5641)

8:20 a.m.
Connecting Class Topics to Student Interests.
Sarah Vigliotta*, Yale University
(1145P52646)

8:40 a.m.
How much pavement do you need? A simple prompt with rich opportunities for creativity in first semester Calculus.
Justin R. Dunmyre*, Frostburg State University
(1145P51690)

9:00 a.m.
Juggling: Mathematical exploration through play.
Ceire H Monahan*, Montclair State University
Ashwin Vaidya, Montclair State University
Mika Munakata, Montlair State University
(1145P51859)

9:20 a.m.
Developing storytelling using improvisation.
Andrea Young*, Ripon College
(1145P52740)

9:40 a.m.
Designing in Multivariable Calculus.
Annela R Kelly*, Regis College
(1145P52716)

10:00 a.m.
OutsidetheBox Thinking about Number Theory for Future Elementary Teachers...and for Math Majors.
J. Lyn Miller*, Slippery Rock University
(1145P52947)

10:20 a.m.
A problem of their own: using student creativity to create ownership of learning.
Julia Eaton*, University of Washington Tacoma
(1145P52660)

10:40 a.m.
Children Literature Project in a Number and Operations Course for K6 Teachers.
Maria G Fung*, Worcester State University
Pamela Hollander, Worcester State University
(1145P51455)

11:00 a.m.
Teaching mathematical paradoxes as a general education course.
Yajun An*, University of Washington, Tacoma
Alan Bartlett, University of Washington Tacoma
Ryan Card, University of Washington Tacoma
Haley Skipper, University of Washington Tacoma
(1145P5243)

11:20 a.m.
An Experiment in Assessing Creativity and Critical Thinking in a FreshmanLevel Mathematical Modeling Course.
Kayla K. Blyman, United States Military Academy  West Point
Kristin M. Arney*, United States Military Academy  West Point
Lisa Bromberg, United States Military Academy  West Point
(1145P52713)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Geometry
Room 311, BCC

8:00 a.m.
Symmetries of the Eikonal equation.
Ryad Ghanam*, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar
Gerard Thompson, University of Toledo
(114553116)

8:15 a.m.
ZhongYang eigenvalue lower bound for the Laplacian on closed manifolds with integral Ricci curvature bounds.
Xavier Ramos Olive*, University of California, Riverside
Shoo Seto, University of California, Irvine
Guofang Wei, University of California, Santa Barbara
Qi S. Zhang, University of California, Riverside
(114558830)

8:30 a.m.
Harmonic manifolds with minimal horospheres.
Hemangi M Shah*, HarishChandra Research Institiute
Akhil S Ranjan, Indian Institute of Technology, Powai, Bombay
(114553117)

8:45 a.m.
Uniqueness of Conformal Ricci Flow using Energy Methods.
Thomas Andrew Bell*, Southern Virginia University
(114553618)

9:00 a.m.
On the Total Curvature and Betti Numbers of Complex Projective Manifolds.
Joseph Ansel Hoisington*, Smith College
(1145532052)

9:15 a.m.
Polynomial Entropy and the Heisenberg Group.
Jonathan Epstein*, University of Oklahoma
(1145532939)

9:30 a.m.
On the Fundamental Group of Symplectic Embeddings of $4$dimensional Ellipsoids.
Edward Burkard*, RandolphMacon College
(1145531649)

9:45 a.m.
Symmetry rank of nonnegatively curved manifolds.
Zheting Dong*, Oregon State University
(1145532423)

10:00 a.m.
Predictability Heat Maps of Chaotic Attractors.
Matthew A Morena*, Christopher Newport University
(1145532324)

10:15 a.m.
Higher dimensional flat origami and noncrossing conditions.
Thomas C. Hull*, Western New England University
(1145521638)

10:30 a.m.
A new upper density bound on binary packings of disks of radius 0.7 and 1 in the plane.
Ali Mohajer*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(1145521957)

10:45 a.m.
A Division of the Space of Knots, 3D Equilateral Polygons, into Isometric Simplexes.
Kyle Leland Chapman*, University of Georgia
(1145522661)

11:00 a.m.
Special Sets of Vertices in Paley Graphs.
Emily Barranca*, Swarthmore College
Clara Buck, Carleton College
Lauren Hartmann, Westfield State University
(114552527)

11:15 a.m.
The Behavior of Iterations of Compositions of Inversions Preserving a Circle.
Yizhen Chen*, Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science
(114551205)

11:30 a.m.
Exploring the foundations of Symplectic Geometry.
David M Bronicki*, Grand Valley State University
(1145511812)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Inclusive Excellence  Attracting, Involving, and Retaining Women and Underrepresented Groups in Mathematics, III
Room 303, BCC
Organizers:
Francesca Bernardi, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Meghan DeWitt, St Thomas Aquinas College
Semra KilicBahi, ColbySawyer College skilicbahi@colbysawyer.edu
Minah Oh, James Madison University

8:00 a.m.
Queer Spectrum Students in Undergraduate Mathematics: How their Identity impacts their instructional experience and views of mathematics.
Matthew Voigt*, San Diego State University & UC San Diego
(1145Q11980)

8:20 a.m.
NSF SSTEM  Creating Opportunities for Applying Mathematics.
Yuju Kuo*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Rick Adkins, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(1145Q12092)

8:40 a.m.
Hidden Figures in a History of Mathematics Course.
Zoë Misiewicz*, State University of New York at Oneonta
(1145Q12095)

9:00 a.m.
Enabling Student Persistence and Success in the Calculus Sequence.
Joel Kilty, Centre College
Alison Marr, Southwestern University
Alex M. McAllister*, Centre College
(1145Q12437)

9:20 a.m.
A Mathematics Learning Community on Inclusive Teaching: Improving Understanding and Implementation of Inclusive Instruction.
P. Gavin LaRose*, University of Michigan
Nina White, University of Michigan
(1145Q12572)

9:40 a.m.
Programs to support underrepresented students in STEM and the role of mathematics departments.
Matthew Voigt, San Diego State University & UC San Diego
Jessica R. Gehrtz, Colorado State University
Jess Ellis Hagman*, Colorado State University
(1145Q12635)

10:00 a.m.
Increasing Women's and Underrepresented Groups' Sense of Belonging through High Impact Practices.
Cayla D. McBee*, Providence College
(1145Q12803)

10:20 a.m.
An analysis of student perceptions of positive instructional practices that potentially disrupt racialgender marginalization in undergraduate mathematics classrooms.
Luis A Leyva*, Vanderbilt University  Peabody College of Education & Human Development
Emily A Wolf, Rutgers University
Kristen Amman, Rutgers University
Dan Battey, Rutgers University
(1145Q12911)

10:40 a.m.
Redefining mathematics and mathematicians.
Kathleen Wong*, Tustin, CA
Devonna Alatorre, Summit Public Schools: Tahoma
(1145Q12934)

11:00 a.m.
Girls Math Club: Connecting Female Math Majors with Middle School Girls.
Lauren L Rose*, Bard College
(1145Q12952)

11:20 a.m.
Converging support towards includes excellence at Central Washington University.
Brandy S Wiegers*, Central Washington University
(1145Q12963)

11:40 a.m.
Women in Mathematics Badge/Patch for Girl Scouts.
Sarah J Greenwald*, Appalachian State University
(1145Q1155)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:35 a.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Incorporating Programming and Computing in the Math Major Curriculum
Room 305, BCC
Organizers:
Holly Peters Hirst, Appalachian State University hirsthp@appstate.edu
Gregory S. Rhoads, Appalachian State University

8:00 a.m.
Designing a Computational Mathematics Course for Math Majors.
Holly Hirst*, Appalachian State University
Gregory Rhoads, Appalachian State University
(1145R12116)

8:20 a.m.
Integrating Programming Education Across the Undergraduate Math Curriculum.
Eric Sullivan*, Carroll College
Jodi Fasteen, Carroll College
(1145R11166)

8:40 a.m.
Implementing MATLAB Programming to Beginner Users in Math Courses.
Mahmud Akelbek*, Weber State University
(1145R1816)

9:00 a.m.
Digital Image Processing in the Math Major Curriculum.
Yevgeniy V. Galperin*, East Stroudsburg University of PA
(1145R12698)

9:20 a.m.
Number Theory Through Programming.
Scott Zinzer*, Aurora University
(1145R11398)

9:40 a.m.
Using Smartphone Sensors in Applied Math.
Albert W Schueller*, Whitman College
(1145R11026)

10:00 a.m.
Data Camp: Statistical Computing Made Easy.
Nicholas Gorgievski*, Nichols College
(1145R12659)

10:20 a.m.
Embedding python programming experiences in Calculus I with Sage.
Kwang Hyun Kim*, Queensborough Community College
(1145R12691)

10:40 a.m.
Developing Computing Skills in Calculus Courses.
Joel Kilty*, Centre College
Alison Marr, Southwestern University
Alex M. McAllister, Centre College
(1145R12433)

11:00 a.m.
Case study of MATLAB integration in Calculus II: Insights and Improvements.
Andrew J Krause, Michigan State University
Ryan J. Maccombs*, Michigan State University
Willie W Wong, Michigan State University
Mark Iwen, Michigan State University
(1145R12959)

11:20 a.m.
A Difference Oriented View of Leibniz's Early Ideas.
Hunter R Johnson*, John Jay College, CUNY
(1145R12723)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Innovative Pathways to Quantitative Literacy
Room 304, BCC
Organizers:
Catherine Crockett, Point Loma Nazarene University
Keith Hubbard, Stephen F. Austin State University hubbardke@sfasu.edu
Jennifer Nordstrom, Linfield College

8:00 a.m.
Mathematical Modeling in the Liberal Arts Course.
Craig M. Johnson*, Marywood University
(1145Q52773)

8:20 a.m.
Introduction to Mathematical and Computational Thinking: A New GenEd Math Course.
Betty Love*, University of Nebraska  Omaha
Victor Winter, University of Nebraska  Omaha
Michael Matthews, University of Nebraska  Omaha
Michelle Friend, University of Nebraska  Omaha
(1145Q52284)

8:40 a.m.
Mathematics for Sustainability: A General Education Mathematics Course.
Russ F. deForest*, Pennsylvania State University.
(1145Q52178)

9:00 a.m.
Building Quantitative Literacy through the Mathematics of Voting and Elections.
Jennifer Anne Bergner*, Salisbury University
(1145Q51873)

9:20 a.m.
An Inclusive Framework for Quantitative Reasoning.
McKenzie Lamb*, Ripon College
(1145Q52407)

9:40 a.m.
Active Collaborative Learning and Faculty Development in the Redesign of Introductory Mathematics Course.
Vesna Kilibarda*, Indiana University Northwest
Yuanying Guan, Indiana University Northwest
(1145Q51142)

10:00 a.m.
Measuring the Effectiveness of Quantitative Literacy CurriculaThe Importance of Construct Validity in Assessment.
Samuel Luke Tunstall*, Michigan State University
(1145Q5164)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Linear Algebra and Algebraic Geometry
Room 333, BCC

8:00 a.m.
A system coupled Sylvestertype tensor equations over quaternion and its applications.
ZhuoHeng He, Department of Mathematics, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200444, P. R. China
Jianzhen Liu*, Medaille College
TinYau Tam, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 885570084, USA
QingWen Wang, Department of Mathematics, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200444, P. R. China
(1145152787)

8:15 a.m.
On the Spectral Radius of an Equitable Quotient Matrix.
Wasin So*, San Jose State University
(114515773)

8:30 a.m.
Spectrally arbitrary patterns over rings with unity.
Jillian L Glassett*, Washington State University
Judith J McDonald, Washington State University
(1145152036)

8:45 a.m.
NEW Day/Time/Session: On the structure of a class of Hankellike Positive Definite Kernels.
Troy V Banks*, Salisbury University
(1145152846)

9:00 a.m.
Extension of some $\log$majorization inequalities to Lie groups.
Sima Ahsani*, Auburn University
(1145152552)

9:15 a.m.
Determining the maximum nullity and minimum rank field independence for some graphs.
Derek D Young*, Iowa State University
(1145151204)

9:30 a.m.
On Signed Graphs Whose Minimum semidefinite Rank Is Equal To Two.
Nancy Matar*, Central Michigan University
Sivaram Narayan, Central Michigan University
(1145152352)

9:45 a.m.
Twisted $K$theory of compact Lie groups and extended Verlinde algebras.
David Baraglia, School of Mathematical Sciences, the University of Adelaide
ChiKwong Fok*, School of Mathematical Sciences, the University of Adelaide
Varghese Mathai, School of Mathematical Sciences, the University of Adelaide
(1145222790)

10:00 a.m.
Galois representations of moduli spaces of sheaves.
Sarah Frei*, University of Oregon
(1145142391)

10:15 a.m.
The growth of the number of semistable Gbundles on curves over finite fields.
Dmitrii Kubrak*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(114514331)

10:30 a.m.
Sectional monodromy groups of projective curves and Galois groups of generic trinomials.
Borys Kadets*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(114514332)

10:45 a.m.
The Witten Conjecture for $\kappa$classes on the Moduli Space of Curves.
Vance Blankers*, Colorado State University
(1145142287)

11:00 a.m.
$\theta$Twisted Involution Graphs of $S_n$ with nonstandard generating sets.
Jeb Collins*, University of Mary Washington
Matt Welz, Fort Lewis College
Jessie Lenarz, St. Catherine's University
Kristine Pelatt, St. Catherine's University
(1145141744)

11:15 a.m.
Computing the regular locus of a finitely presented scheme over $\mathbb{Z}$.
James Parson*, Hood College
(1145142777)

11:30 a.m.
An algorithm to determine the three torsion of the Brauer Group of an elliptic curve.
Charlotte Ure*, Michigan State University
(1145141138)

11:45 a.m.
A New Poncelet Porism.
Ben Thompson*, Boston University
Emma Previato, Boston University
(1145142387)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Number Theory, II
Room 348, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

8:00 a.m.
Pythagorean Triples.
Alfred S Beebe*, Salisbury University
(1145VS251)

8:15 a.m.
Parameters of locally recoverable codes with multiple recovery sets.
Sam Kottler*, Colorado College
(1145VS2526)

8:30 a.m.
Generalizations of the Abundancy Index and Outlaws.
David Chang Luo*, Emory University
(1145VS2767)

8:45 a.m.
Generalized Rascal Triangles.
Philip K Hotchkiss*, Westfield State University
(1145VS280)

9:00 a.m.
The $\mathrm{GL}_4$ RapoportZink Space.
Maria Fox*, Boston College
(1145VS283)

9:15 a.m.
The Hodgeindex theorem for arithmetic intersections over function fields.
Alexander Carney*, UC Berkeley
(1145VS2854)

9:30 a.m.
Large arboreal Galois representations.
Borys Kadets*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1145VS341)

9:45 a.m.
Exploring Rudolph Ordrejka's Prime Magic Square of Order Three.
Jay L Schiffman*, Rowan University
(1145VS55)

10:00 a.m.
Sums of Two Polygonal Numbers in Rings.
Theresa Baren, Department of Mathematics, Auburn University
James Hammer, Department of Mathematics, Cedar Crest College
Joshua Harrington, Department of Mathematics, Cedar Crest College
Ziyu Liu, Department of Mathematics, Mount Holyoke College
Sean Rainville, Department of Mathematics, Plymouth State University
Melea Roman*, Department of Mathematics, Cedar Crest College
Hongkwon Yi, Department of Mathematics, University of California Berkeley
(1145VS2225)

10:15 a.m.
A Note On Armstrong Numbers.
Satvik U. Kaushik*, Narayana co sindhu bhavan
(1145VS96)

10:30 a.m.
On the total number of prime factors of an odd perfect number.
Joshua Zelinsky*, Iowa State University
(1145VS973)

10:45 a.m.
An Ancient Chinese Problem and Two Sequences.
Justin Moccaldi*, Smithfield, PA
Roman Wong, Washington & Jefferson College
(1145VS1921)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Teaching and Learning Introductory Mathematics
Room 339, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

8:00 a.m.
What Do Students Who Fail Corequisite Math Need? A Preliminary Report.
G Michael Guy*, Queensborough Community College, CUNY
Mari Watanabe, The City University of New York
(1145VI1937)

8:15 a.m.
Math Readiness and STEM Boot Camp for Incoming Freshman.
Stephen Liddle*, George Mason University
(1145VI1386)

8:30 a.m.
Teaching Using NonTraditional Styles.
Manyiu Tse*, Molloy College
(1145VI1533)

8:45 a.m.
Moving Beyond Conversations and Anecdotes: A Pilot Study of Academic SelfConcept, Word Problem Solving, and Having an Effective "Game Plan" in Introductory College Mathematics.
Brian D. Darrow, Jr.*, Teacher's College, Columbia University
(1145VI1581)

9:00 a.m.
Examining Graduate Teaching Assistants' Noticing of DepartmentProvided Precalculus Curriculum Materials.
Ariel Setniker*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1145VI1644)

9:15 a.m.
Smartphone GPS use in an Introductory Statistics Course.
Donna A. Dietz*, American University
(1145VI1813)

9:30 a.m.
Using the "5 Practices" to Actively Engage in Mathematics.
Sean Corey*, The Wellington School
Mary Pilgrim, San Diego State University
(1145VI2200)

9:45 a.m.
An Assessment Study of College Algebra Classrooms.
Perry Y.C. Lee*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Padraig M. McLoughlin, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
(1145VI2315)

10:00 a.m.
Recasting Instruction in Trigonometry  A Preliminary Report.
George Tintera*, Texas A&M UniversityCorpus Christi
PingJung H Tintera, Texas A&M UniversityCorpus Christi
(1145VI2515)

10:15 a.m.
Strengthening Students' Problem Solving Skills in a Flipped Finite Mathematics Course.
Kyle L. Golenbiewski*, University of North Alabama
(1145VI2680)

10:30 a.m.
Teaching Mathematics Through Games.
Jathan Austin*, Salisbury University
(1145VI53)

10:45 a.m.
The Integrated TrigGeometry  A Revolution in Euclidean Geometry and Math Education Happening in China.
Jingzhong Zhang*, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou 510006, China
Zengxiang Tong, Otterbein University, Westerville, OH 43081
Hongguang Fu, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China
(1145VI721)

11:00 a.m.
Students Participatory Approach in a College Algebra Class.
Gangadhar Acharya*, CNM, Albuquerque, NM
(1145VI881)

11:15 a.m.
Approaching the Quiet.
Melissa Tolley Nink*, Wingate University
(1145VI1274)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Topology
Room 340, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

8:00 a.m.
Three extension theorems: topological, uniform and large scale.
Jerzy Dydak, University of Tennessee
Thomas Weighill*, University of Tennessee
(1145VU1385)

8:15 a.m.
Surgery Obstructions for Seifert Fibered Integral Homology Spheres.
Claire C. Zajaczkowski*, North Carolina State University
(1145VU1464)

8:30 a.m.
Overlapping Discs Filtration in the Commutative Operad.
Keely J Grossnickle*, Kansas State University
(1145VU1967)

8:45 a.m.
Weaker Separation Axioms and Diagonal Properties and Their Implications in the Class of Second Countable Spaces.
Gangadhar R Hiremath*, University of North Carolina Pembroke
(1145VU1985)

9:00 a.m.
A Study of Generalized Continuous Functions.
Zeinab Bandpey*, Morgan State University
Bhamini P. Nayar, Morgan state university
(1145VU2077)

9:15 a.m.
A Complete Set of Moves for Petal Words.
Samantha C Sandberg*, Brigham Young University
Cory Glover, Brigham Young University
Leslie Colton, Brigham Young University
Mark Hughes, Brigham Young University
(1145VU2186)

9:30 a.m.
A Functorial Formulation of the Hennings Invariant.
Matthew J Sequin*, Saint Peter's University
(1145VU2343)

9:45 a.m.
Stratified spaces, Directed Algebraic Topology, and StateSum TQFTs.
Ik Jae Lee*, Rowan University
David N Yetter, Kansas State University
(1145VU2533)

10:00 a.m.
On the Indeterminacy of the Triple Linking Number.
Jonah Amundsen*, University of Wisconsin Eau Claire
(1145VU2699)

10:15 a.m.
Deep Reinforcement Learning and Constructive Proofs in Topology.
Mark Hughes, Brigham Young University
Spencer Reschke*, Brigham Young University
(1145VU2732)

10:30 a.m.
$f$Quandles.
Indu Rasika Churchill*, State University of New York at Oswego
(1145VU2898)

10:45 a.m.
Iterated Doubles and Quantum Field Theory.
Joseph W Grenier*, Louisiana State University
(1145VU1242)

11:00 a.m.
Coarse coherence of metric spaces and groups and its permanence properties.
Boris Goldfarb, University at Albany, SUNY
Jonathan L Grossman*, University at Albany, SUNY
(1145VU569)

11:15 a.m.
A variation on an infinite game.
Jocelyn R Bell*, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
(1145VU825)

11:30 a.m.
Coarse proximity and proximity at infinity.
Pawel Grzegrzolka*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
Jeremy Siegert, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
(1145VU925)

11:45 a.m.
Kirby Calculator / KLO software demonstration and feedback.
Frank J Swenton*, Middlebury College
(1145VU562)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.11:40 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Statistics
Room 334, BCC

8:00 a.m.
Characterizations of Exponential Distribution Based on TwoSided Random Shifts.
Santanu Chakraborty*, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, Texas
George P Yanev, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
(1145621137)

8:15 a.m.
On the GammaLogisticPareto Distribution.
Louis R. Camara*, Middle Georgia State University
(1145621993)

8:30 a.m.
NonMixture Cure Model for right censored data with modified Gompertz Distribution.
Durga H Kutal*, Wake Forest University
(1145622145)

8:45 a.m.
Robust SignedRank Variable Selection in Monotone SingleIndex Models with Wavelets via the Adaptive LASSO.
Brice Merlin Nguelifack*, United States Naval Academy
Eddy Kwessi, Trinity University
(114562298)

9:00 a.m.
Clustering in Statistical Inverse Problems.
Rasika Udara Rajapakshage*, University of Central Florida
Marianna Pensky, University of Central Florida
(114562242)

9:15 a.m.
Prediction of Remaining Lifetime Distribution from Functional Trajectories Under Censoring Data.
Izzet Sozucok*, Mathematics Department of University of Texas at Arlington
(1145622536)

9:30 a.m.
Counting Sheep: Why Sleep Apnea is a Real Concern for Individuals with Down Syndrome.
Mason Remington*, Simpson College
Levi Lefebure, Simpson College
Graham Brooks, Simpson College
(114500456)

9:45 a.m.
Threshold optimization in multiple binary classifiers for extreme rare events using predicted positive data.
Edgar E. Robles, University of Costa Rica
Ching Pui Wan, Hong Kong Universtiy of Science and Technology
Fatima Zaidouni*, University of Rochester
Joanne Beckford, Williams College
Aliki Mavromoustaki, University of California, Los Angeles
(1145002757)

10:00 a.m.
Clustering in Popularity Adjusted Stochastic Block Model.
Majid Noroozi*, University of Central Florida
Marianna Pensky, University of Central Florida
(114562926)

10:15 a.m.
Comparing Object Correlation Metrics for Effective Space Traffic Management.
Julie Zhang*, University of Washington
Adam Quinn Jaffe, Stanford University
Theodore Faust, Michigan State University
Marvin Pena, California State University San Marcos
(114562917)

10:30 a.m.
SHM Factor Validation on Airframes.
Kevin J Lin*, Air Force Institute of Technology
(1145621864)

10:45 a.m.
A Longitudinal Targeted Likelihood Estimator for an Optimal TimetoSwitch Treatment Rule.
Andre K Waschka*, University of California, Berkeley
(1145622811)

11:00 a.m.
Nonlinear Additive Modelling with Applications to the Assessment of House Prices.
Royal J Wang*, College of William & Mary
Daniel Vasiliu, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1145621471)

11:15 a.m.
Modeling of Market Equilibrium Price for Nairobi Security Exchange with Respect to Demand and Supply of Shares.
Dr. Joseph Omondi Ouno*, Department of Mathematics and Physical Sciences, Maasai Mara University, Kenya
Dr. Boniface Otieno Kwach, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Kibabii University, Kenya
(1145621567)

11:30 a.m.
Determinantal Generalizations of Instrumental Variables.
Luca Weihs, University of Washington
Bill Robinson*, Denison University
Emilie Dufresne, University of Nottingham
Jennifer Kenkel, University of Utah
Kaie Kubjas, Aalto University
Reginald Reginald II, Mathematical Biosciences Institute
Nhan Nguyen, University of Montana
Elina Robeva, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Mathias Drton, University of Washington
(1145622999)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
AWM Workshop:WinCompTop: Applied and computational topology, I
Room 307, BCC
Organizers:
Radmila Sazdanovic, North Carolina State University rsazdanovic@math.ncsu.edu
Yusu Wang, The Ohio State University yusu@cse.ohiostate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Spaces of RNA branching configurations.
Christine Heitsch*, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1145921842)

9:30 a.m.
Tropical Statistics & Geometry of Phylogenetic Tree Space.
Anthea Monod*, Columbia University
(1145521608)

10:00 a.m.
Learning Algebraic Varieties from Samples.
Bernd Sturmfels, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Paul Breiding, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences
Sara Kalisnik*, Wesleyan University
Madeleine Weinstein, UC Berkeley
(1145551746)

10:30 a.m.
Cellular cosheaves for distributed computation of persistent homology.
Hee Rhang Yoon*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Robert Ghrist, University of Pennsylvania
(1145551489)

11:00 a.m.
The Relationship Between the Intrinsic Cech and Persistence Distortion Distances for Metric Graphs.
Ellen Gasparovic*, Union College
(114568902)

11:30 a.m.
An Introduction to Discrete Stratified Morse Theory.
Bei Wang*, University of Utah
(1145551872)

12:00 p.m.
Invariants for multiparameter persistence and their computation.
Nina Otter*, UCLA and MPI MIS
(1145552345)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Project NExT Workshop
Room 308, BCC

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:15 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Graph Theory, II
Room 341, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

8:15 a.m.
Multivariate Change Detection and Localization Using DegreeK Nearest Neighbors.
Matthew A Hawks*, United States Naval Academy
(1145VP2292)

8:30 a.m.
Graph Complement Conjecture for the Minimum Semidefinite Rank.
Monsikarn Jansrang*, Central Michigan University
(1145VP233)

8:45 a.m.
A Generalization of a Result of Catlin: 2Factors in Line Graphs.
Emily A Hynds*, Samford University
Ronald J Gould, Emory University
(1145VP207)

9:00 a.m.
Calculating Fries Deficit in Large Fullerenes.
Joshua Fenton*, Syracuse University
(1145VP2385)

9:15 a.m.
Extending Vertex and Edge Pancyclicity.
Megan Cream*, Cedar Crest College
(1145VP2405)

9:30 a.m.
PMcompact graphs and cycleforced graphs.
Ju Zhou*, Kutztown University of PA
(1145VP2417)

9:45 a.m.
The closure chromatic number of the plane, and of Euclidean space.
Mike Krebs*, California State University, Los Angeles
(1145VP2504)

10:00 a.m.
On the Domination Number of Permutation Graphs and an Application to Strong Fixed Points.
Daniel McGinnis, New College of Florida
Peter Gardner*, Western Carolina University
Tess Baren, Auburn University
Michael Corey, University of Florida
Mia Friedberg, University of Florida
Riley Waechter, Northern Arizona University
James Hammer, Cedar Crest College
Joshua Harrington, Cedar Crest College
Tony Wong, Kutztown University
(1145VP2573)

10:15 a.m.
Forbidden subgraphs for Hamiltonian problems on 2trees.
Caitlin M Owens*, Rowan University
Garth Isaak, Lehigh University
(1145VP2880)

10:30 a.m.
Cartesian Product of Palindromic Graphs.
Jamie L. Shive*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1145VP2653)

10:45 a.m.
Nimbers of Nodekayles on Certain Families of Graphs.
Sean Rainville*, Plymouth State University
Eugene Fiorini, Muhlenberg College
Tony H. W. Wong, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Sierra Brown, Creighton University
Spencer Daugherty, Mount Holyoke College
Barbara Maldonado, University of Houston
Riley Waechter, Northern Arizona University
(1145VP2664)

11:00 a.m.
Ultimately Economical Multigraphs.
Curtis Clark*, Morehouse College
(1145VP2776)

11:15 a.m.
On Spanning Trees with few Branch Vertices.
Ronald J Gould, Emory University
Warren E Shull*, Emory University
(1145VP2778)

11:30 a.m.
Classifying the difficulty of the $k$clique problem.
L Bookman*, BAE Systems, Inc
J Ubnoske, BAE Systems, Inc
D Zwillinger, BAE Systems, Inc
(1145VP2785)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:15 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Mathematics in the Life Sciences, Ecology, and Related Fields, II
Room 312, BCC

8:15 a.m.
A mathematical model of the transmission and lifecycle of Angiostrongylus cantonensis.
Kamuela E Yong*, University of Hawaii  West Oahu
(114592864)

8:30 a.m.
Modeling an Anthrax Plume: Prioritizing the Delivery of Antibiotics After an Anthrax Bioterrorism Event.
Devin Akman*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Carlos Bustamante, Yachay Tech University
Jordy Cevallos, Yachay Tech University
CuiHua Wang, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology
Jordan Bates, Arizona State University
Viswanathan Arunachalam, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Leon M. Arriola, University of Wisconsin  Whitewater
Baojun Song, Montclair State University
(1145922825)

8:45 a.m.
Modeling the SpatioTemporal Dynamics of Interacting Fish Species in the Northeast Continental Shelf.
Sara Amato*, Assumption College
Lauren Moore, University of Kentucky
Kaitlin Ragosta, Boston University
Shelby Stowe, Sterling College
Sarah Gaichas, NOAA  Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Burt Tilley, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Andrea Arnold, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(1145923027)

9:00 a.m.
Exploration of a Monkeypox Model.
Istvan Lauko, UWMilwaukee
Gabriella Pinter, UWMilwaukee
Rachel Elizabeth TeWinkel*, UWMilwaukee
(1145921524)

9:15 a.m.
Combating tuberculosis: using timedependent sensitivity analysis to develop strategies for treatment and prevention.
Kendall Clark, Park School of Baltimore
Mayleen Cortez*, California State University Channel Islands
Cristian Hernandez, Regis University
Beth Thomas, St. Mary's College of Maryland
(1145921518)

9:30 a.m.
Evaluating vaccination strategies for tuberculosis in endemic and nonendemic settings.
Marissa Renardy*, University of Michigan
Denise Kirschner, University of Michigan
(114592760)

9:45 a.m.
An Improved Mathematical Model of Pathogen Dynamics in Water Distribution Networks.
Alvaro A Ortiz Lugo*, University of Cincinnati
BenJamin L Vaughan, University of Cincinnati
Sadiqah Al Marzooq, Al Yamamah University
(114592967)

10:00 a.m.
Decoys and dilution: the impact of incompetent hosts on prevalence of Chagas disease.
Mondal Hasan Zahid*, University of Texas at Arlington
Christopher Kribs, University of Texas at Arlington
(114592532)

10:15 a.m.
Avoiding Surprises: Understanding the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the Decisions of Fishers and the Management of Fisheries in the Gulf of Mexico using an AgentBased Moel.
Brian R. Powers*, Arizona State University
Xuetao Lu, Arizona State University
Steven Saul, Arizona State University
(114592632)

10:30 a.m.
Modeling PinyonJuniper Dispersal in Real Landscapes.
Ram C Neupane*, Texas A&M University Texarkana
James Powell, Utah State University
(1145921435)

10:45 a.m.
The interaction of disturbances and conspecific inhibition and their effect on biodiversity in forests.
David Chan*, VCU
Ben Ramage, Randolf Macon College
Matthew Mills, VCU
John Atwood, VCU
(114592405)

11:00 a.m.
Timing of Carbon Release from Harvested Wood Products: Implications for Climate Policy.
Eric Marland*, Appalachian State University
Gregg Marland, Appalachian State University
(1145922247)

11:15 a.m.
Reducing severe malaria incidence with gut microbiota.
Scott Greenhalgh*, Siena College, Department of Mathematics
Veda Chandwani, Siena College
(114592576)

11:30 a.m.
Mathematical modeling of hepatitis delta virus (HDV) dynamics during prenylation inhibitor lonafarnib (LNF) treatment.
Preeti Dubey*, Loyola University Medical Center, IL, USA
(1145921400)

11:45 a.m.
Modeling the effects of insecticides resistance on malaria vector control in endemic regions of Kenya.
Josephine Wairimu Kagunda*, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Faraimunashe Chirove, Unversity of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Marilyn Chepkrui Ronoh, University of Nairobi, Kenya
David Malonza, Kenyatta University, Kenya
(1145971619)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:30 a.m.11:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometry of Representation Spaces, I
Room 328, BCC
Organizers:
Sean Lawton, George Mason University slawton3@gmu.edu
Chris Manon, University of Kentucky
Daniel Ramras, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis

8:30 a.m.
Harmonic maps, pleated surfaces, and the asymptotic structure of the SL(2,C) character variety of a surface group.
Richard Alan Wentworth*, University of Maryland
(1145531720)

9:30 a.m.
Toric Degenerations of SL(2)character varieties of surfaces.
Adam S Sikora*, University at Buffalo, SUNY
(1145572329)

10:30 a.m.
Homological stability of representation spaces.
Daniel A Ramras, Indiana University  Purdue University Indianapolis
Mentor Stafa*, Tulane University
(114555722)

11:00 a.m.
Geometric correspondances between singular fibres of the Hitchin fibration.
Laura P. Schaposnik*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Steve Bradlow, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Lucas Branco, MPI Bonn
Sebastian Schulz, University of Texas at Austin
(1145531384)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Latinx in Math, I
Room 327, BCC
Organizers:
Alexander DiazLopez, Villanova University
Laura Escobar, University of Illinois
Juanita PinzónCaicedo, North Carolina State University jpinzon@ncsu.edu

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education: Highlights from the Annual SIGMAA on RUME Conference
Room 317, BCC
Organizers:
Megan Wawro, Virginia Tech mwawro@vt.edu
Aaron Weinberg, Ithaca College

8:30 a.m.
The Generation and Use of Examples to Promote Authentic Engagement in Calculus Classrooms.
Vicki L Sealey*, West Virginia University
Nicole M Infante, West Virginia University
Matthew P Campbell, West Virginia University
Johnna Bolyard, West Virginia University
(1145AI2090)

9:00 a.m.
The next time around: Scaffolding and shifts in argumentation in initial and subsequent implementations of inquiryoriented instructional materials.
Christine AndrewsLarson, Florida State University
Shelby McCrackin*, Florida State University
(1145AI1628)

9:30 a.m.
EIBL: An Exploration of Theoretical Relationships Between EquityOriented Instruction and Inquirybased Learning.
Stacy A. Brown*, Cal Poly Pomoma
(1145AI67)

10:00 a.m.
Revisiting Reducing Abstraction in Abstract Algebra.
Kathleen Melhuish*, Texas State University
Anna Marie Bergman, Portland State University
Jennifer Czocher, Texas State University
(1145AI2237)

10:30 a.m.
The use(s) of 'is' in mathematics.
Paul Dawkins, Northern Illinois University
Matthew Inglis, Loughborough University
Nicholas Wasserman*, Teachers College, Columbia University
(1145AI699)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Analytical Techniques in Imaging Electrical Properties of Tissue in Coupled Physics Models.
Room 342, BCC
Organizers:
Amir Moradifam, University of California Riverside moradifam@math.ucr.edu
Alexandru Tamasan, University of Central Florida alexandru.tamasan@ucf.edu

8:00 a.m.
A Regularisation of the Robin Problem for Functions of The Weighted Least Gradient.
Alex Timonov*, University of South Carolina Upstate
(114535827)

8:30 a.m.
Limited angle acoustoelectric tomography with complete wave modelling.
Bjørn Christian Skov Jensen, Technical University of Denmark
Adrian Kirkeby, Technical University of Denmark
Kim Knudsen*, Technical University of Denmark
(1145651831)

9:00 a.m.
On the inverse conductivity problem with a single internal measurement.
Faouzi Triki*, GrenobleAlpes University, France
Tao Yin, Caltech
(1145352400)

9:30 a.m.
Direct reconstruction method in Magneto acoustic tomography.
Pierre Millien*, CNRS / Institut Langevin (Paris)
(1145351942)

10:00 a.m.
Reconstructing the optical properties of a medium from the coupled physics PAT/OCT system.
Leonidas Mindrinos*, Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM)
(114578401)

10:30 a.m.
Electrical Networks with Prescribed Current.
Christina Knox*, University of California, Riverside
Amir Moradifam, University of California, Riverside
(1145491534)

11:00 a.m.
Reconstruction of anisotropic conductivites from power densities in three dimensions.
Francois S Monard, Department of Mathematics, University of California Santa Cruz
Donsub Rim*, Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, Columbia University
(1145351240)

11:30 a.m.
Nonzero constraints in quantitative coupled physics imaging.
Giovanni S. Alberti*, University of Genoa
(114535310)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 8:30 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Project NExT Workshop
Building Interdisciplinary Bridges
Room 308, BCC
Organizers:
Kelsey HoustonEdwards, Olin College of Engineering
Allison Lewis, Lafayette College
Chase Russell, Pennsylvania State University, Erie  The Behrend Colleg
Lucas Waddell, Bucknell University
Facilitators:
Amanda Beecher, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Benjamin Galluzzo, Clarkson University

Saturday January 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Exhibit Hall F, 100 Level, BCC

Saturday January 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
On torsion subgroups in class groups of number fields.
Ballrooms I & II, 400 Level, BCC
Lillian B. Pierce*, Duke University
(1145001797)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Computable aspects of homogeneous structures.
Room 315, BCC
Douglas Cenzer*, Department of Mathematics, University of Florida
(1145031248)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #8: Part B
Dance and Mathematics
Holiday Ballroom 5, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Presenters:
Karl Schaffer, De Anza College karl_schaffer@yahoo.com

Saturday January 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #5: Part B
IBL SIGMAA Minicourse: Introduction to InquiryBased Learning
Holiday Ballroom 1, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Presenters:
Susan Crook, Loras University
Eric Kahn, Bloomsberg University
Brian Katz, Augustana College
Victor Piercey, Ferris State University VictorPiercey@ferris.edu
Candice Price, University of San Diego
Xiao Xiao, Utica College

Saturday January 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Formative and Summative Assessment of Mathematical Communication and Conceptual Understanding, II
Room 306, BCC
Organizers:
Jessica OShaughnessy, Shenandoah University joshaugh@su.edu
Jana Talley, Jackson State University

9:00 a.m.
Assessment and transparency in a partially flipped intro to proofs classroom.
Phillip Andreae*, Meredith College
(1145H12973)

9:20 a.m.
Cumulative Assignments.
Jonathan E Beagley*, Valparaiso University
Mindy Capaldi, Valparaiso University
(1145H12476)

9:40 a.m.
Using Mindmaps to Uncover Conceptual Understanding of Vectors.
Monica VanDieren*, Robert Morris University
Deborah MooreRusso, The University of Oklahoma
(1145H11765)

10:00 a.m.
Student Applications of Logic to Everyday Life.
Whitney George*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
(1145H1954)

10:20 a.m.
Gaming Formative Assessment: Telestrations in the Mathematics Classroom.
Kayla K. Blyman, United States Military Academy  West Point
Marie Meyer*, Lewis University
(1145H12266)

10:40 a.m.
A Formative Assessment of Formative Assessment: Exit Slips Over the Years.
Cristina Runnalls*, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
(1145H11433)

11:00 a.m.
Results from Assessment of Mathematics Majors at Stetson University involving Mathematical Communication and Conceptual Understanding.
Lisa O. Coulter*, Stetson University
William W Miles, Stetson University
(1145H1766)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Panel
Calculus Before the Senior Year of High School: Issues and Options
Room 349, BCC
Organizers:
David Bressoud, Macalester College bressoud@macalester.edu
Panelists:
Colin Adams, Williams College
Stephanie Ogden, College Board
Alison Reddy, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Dan Teague, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics

Saturday January 19, 2019, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
NAM Panel Discussion
NAM 20192069: Where Do We Go from Here?
Room 316, BCC
Moderators:
Duane Cooper, Morehouse College
Panelists:
Robert Bozeman, Morehouse College
Shea Burns, North Carolina A&T State University
Shelby Wilson, Morehouse College

Saturday January 19, 2019, 9:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Workshop
Calculus: NearNumbers
Room 324, BCC
Presenters:
Frank Swenton, Middlebury College

Saturday January 19, 2019, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Interactive Lecture for Students and Teachers
Room 309/310, BCC

Saturday January 19, 2019, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
The Inclusion Principle: the importance of community in mathematics.
Ballrooms I & II, 400 Level, BCC
Deanna Haunsperger*, Carleton College
(1145A019)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
A forcing axiom for a nonspecial Aronszajn tree.
Room 315, BCC
John Krueger*, University of North Texas
(114503661)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 10:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Counting Methods in Number Theory, II
Room 344, BCC
Organizers:
Lillian Pierce, Duke University
Arindam Roy, Rice University aroy15@uncc.edu
Jiuya Wang, University of Wisconsin

Saturday January 19, 2019, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
NAM Business Meeting
Room 316, BCC

Saturday January 19, 2019, 10:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
MAA Panel
Listening and Responding to Students' Thinking, from Elementary to Undergraduate Mathematics
Room 349, BCC
Organizers:
Brad Ballinger, Humboldt State University
Christina EubanksTurner, Loyola Marymount University
Yvonne Lai, University of Nebraska  Lincoln yvonnexlai@gmail.com
Cody L. Patterson, University of Texas at San Antonio
Priya V. Prasad, University of Texas at San Antonio
April Strom, Scottsdale Community College
Panelists:
Gail Burrill, Michigan State University
Ted Coe, Achieve
Brian Katz, Augustana College

Saturday January 19, 2019, 10:30 a.m.12:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers
Math Wrangle
Room 322, BCC
Organizers:
Ed Keppelmann, University of Nevada Reno
Phil Yasskin, Texas A & M University

Saturday January 19, 2019, 11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
MathematiCon Presents: Showtime!
Interview with the 2019 JPBM Communications Award Winner, Hidden Figures author Margot Lee Shetterly, followed by a meetandgreet and autograph signing at noon.
Room 309/310, BCC

Saturday January 19, 2019, 12:15 p.m.12:45 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting
Ballrooms I & II, 400 Level, BCC

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Fifty years in the model theory of theory of differential fields.
Room 315, BCC
David Marker*, University of Illinois Chicago
(114503658)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture
On Mathematical Problems in Geometric Optics.
Room 316, BCC
Henok Mawi*, Howard University
(1145351458)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances and Applications in Integral and Differential Equations, II
Room 331, BCC
Organizers:
Jeffrey T. Neugebauer, Eastern Kentucky University Jeffrey.neugebauer@eku.edu
Min Wang, Kennesaw State University

1:00 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of solutions of a forced third order integrodifferential equation with $\delta$Laplacian.
John R. Graef*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Said R. Grace, Cairo University, Egypt
(1145451073)

1:30 p.m.
Comparison of Green's functions for a family of boundary value problems for fractional difference equations.
Paul W Eloe, University of Dayton
Catherine M Kublik*, University of Dayton
Jeffrey T Neugebauer, University of Eastern Kentucky
(1145391415)

2:00 p.m.
Sequential Nabla Fractional Differences.
Ariel Setniker*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1145391641)

2:30 p.m.
Two Point Fractional Boundary Value Problems with a Fractional Boundary Conditions.
Jeffrey W Lyons*, University of Hawaii at Manoa
Jeffrey T Neugebauer, Eastern Kentucky University
(1145342006)

3:00 p.m.
A JuvenileAdult Model for an Amphibian Population with Distributed Birth and Metamorphosis Rates.
Baoling Ma*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Qihua Huang, Southwest University
(1145351100)

3:30 p.m.
Some new integral inequalities on time scales.
Feifei Du, Sun YatSen University
Wei Hu*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Lynn Erbe, University of NebraskaLincoln
Allan Peterson, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1145392605)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances by Early Career Women in Discrete Mathematics, II
Room 338, BCC
Organizers:
Jessalyn Bolkema, State University of New York at Oswego jessalyn.bolkema@oswego.edu
Jessica De Silva, California State University, Stanislaus

1:00 p.m.
Polyhedral cones generated by cycles of a graph.
Anastasia Chavez*, University of California, Davis
Jesús A. De Loera, University of California, Davis
Ana Paulina Figueroa, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
Yuanbo Li, University of California, Davis
Edgar Possani, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
Lingyun Ye, University of California, Davis
(1145051953)

1:30 p.m.
Local Dimension of a Poset.
Jinha Kim, Seoul National University
Ryan M. Martin, Iowa State University
Tomas Masarik, Charles University
Warren Shull, Emory University
Heather C Smith*, Davidson College
Andrew Uzzell, Grinnell College
Zhiyu Wang, University of South Carolina
(1145051920)

2:00 p.m.
Generalized Turán problems for graphs and hypergraphs.
Ruth Luo*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Zoltan Furedi, Renyi Institute of Mathematics
Alexandr Kostochka, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1145002481)

2:30 p.m.
Many cliques with few edges.
Rachel Kirsch*, London School of Economics
(1145051728)

3:00 p.m.
A Collection of Extremal Problems for Counting Parameters of Graphs.
Lauren Keough*, Grand Valley State University
(1145052238)

3:30 p.m.
Bounding the tripartitecircle crossing number of complete tripartite graphs.
Charles Camacho, Oregon State University
Silvia FernándezMerchant, California State University, Northridge
Marija Jelic, University of Belgrade
Rachel Kirsch, London School of Economics
Linda Kleist, Technische Universität Berlin
Elizabeth Bailey Matson, Alfred University
Jennifer White*, Saint Vincent College
(1145052165)

4:00 p.m.
DPcoloring of planar graphs without 4,9cycles and two cycles from ${5,6,7,8}$.
Runrun Liu, Central China Normal University
Sarah Loeb*, HampdenSydney College
Martin Rolek, The College of William and Mary
Yuxue Yin, Central China Normal University
Gexin Yu, The College of William and Mary
(1145051958)

4:30 p.m.
Steinberg's Conjecture is almost true?
Addie E. R. Armstrong*, Norwich University
(1145051908)

5:00 p.m.
Rainbow Spanning Trees in EdgeColored Complete Graphs.
Katherine Perry*, University of Denver
(1145051621)

5:30 p.m.
Rainbow spanning trees in general graphs.
Lauren M. Nelsen*, University of Denver
Paul Horn, University of Denver
(114505983)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Quantum Walks, Quantum Simulations, and Related Quantum Theory, II
Room 337, BCC
Organizers:
Radhakrishnan Balu, US Army Research Lab radhakrishnan.balu.civ@mail.mil
Chaobin Liu, Bowie State University
Takuya Machida, Nihon University, Japan

1:00 p.m.
From open quantum walks to unitary quantum walks.
Chaobin Liu*, Bowie State University
(114581557)

1:30 p.m.
Quantum AnnealingBased Algorithms, Quantum Machine Learning and Quantum Walks.
Salvador Elias VenegasAndraca*, Atizapan de Zaragoza
(11458124)

2:00 p.m.
A concise review of digital simulation software platforms of quantum algorithms.
Juan Arturo SilvaOrdaz*, Tecnologico de Monterrey and Quantum Works
Salvador E VenegasAndraca, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Escuela de Ingenieria y Ciencias, Mexico.
(114581167)

2:30 p.m.
Dynamical Entropy of Quantum Walks.
George Androulakis, University of South Carolina
Duncan Wright*, University of South Carolina
(1145812492)

3:00 p.m.
Adiabatic Quantum Computing and Graph Theory.
Jake Farinholt*, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division
Samuel Mendelson, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division
(114581486)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic, Discrete, Topological and Stochastic Approaches to Modeling in Mathematical Biology, II
Room 347, BCC
Organizers:
Olcay Akman, Illinois State University
Timothy D. Comar, Benedictine University tcomar@ben.edu
Daniel Hrozencik, Chicago State University
Raina Robeva, Sweet Briar College

1:00 p.m.
Deducing dynamical rules via machine learning and topology.
Angelika Manhart, Imperial College
Dhananjay Bhaskar, Brown University
Jesse Milzman, University of Maryland
John Nardini*, North Carolina State University
Chad Topaz, Williams College
Kathleen Storey, University of Michigan
Lori Ziegelmeier, Macalester College
(1145371511)

1:30 p.m.
Analysis of an AgentBased Model for Integrated Pest Management with Periodic Control Strategies.
Timothy D Comar*, Benedictine University
(1145921615)

2:00 p.m.
The evolution of cooperation in mobile populations with costly movement on evolving multiplayer networks.
Igor Erovenko*, UNC Greensboro
Mark Broom, City, University of London
(11459188)

2:30 p.m.
Coexistence in chaseescape.
Rick Durrett, Duke University
Matthew Junge*, Duke University
Si Tang, Lehigh University
(1145602749)

3:00 p.m.
Network modeling through multistate canalization.
Elena S Dimitrova*, Clemson University
(1145921853)

3:30 p.m.
Inheritance of bistability in mass action reaction networks.
Casian Pantea*, West Virginia University
Murad Banaji, Middlesex University London
(1145922985)

4:00 p.m.
Not Just Either/Or: Discrete and Continuous Models Play Nicely Together in a Model of Hospital Infection.
Lester Caudill*, University of Richmond
Barry Lawson, University of Richmond
(1145922482)

4:30 p.m.
Toric dynamical systems in population genetics.
Jesse Drendel*, Colorado State University
(1145372096)

5:00 p.m.
Revising estimates of glutamate transporter density in astrocytes: a geometric computation.
Cassandra L Williams*, SUNY New Paltz
Anca Radulescu, State University of New York at New Paltz
Annalisa Scimemi, University at Albany
(1145921151)

5:30 p.m.
Stochastic approximations of Fredholm Volterra Integrodifferential equation arising in mathematical neuroscience.
M. Rahman*, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of North Florida
(1145452725)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Counting Methods in Number Theory, III
Room 344, BCC
Organizers:
Lillian Pierce, Duke University
Arindam Roy, Rice University aroy15@uncc.edu
Jiuya Wang, University of Wisconsin

1:00 p.m.
What is the height of two points in the plane?
Jesse Kass, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
Frank Thorne*, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC
(1145111764)

1:30 p.m.
Number fields and arithmetic.
Robert J Lemke Oliver*, Tufts University
(1145112908)

2:00 p.m.
The shape of cubic and quartic number fields.
Robert D Hough*, SUNY Stony Brook
(11451145)

2:30 p.m.
Efficient congruencing in ellipsephic sets.
Kirsti Biggs*, University of Bristol, UK
(1145111964)

3:00 p.m.
Lowlying geodesics in a hyperbolic 3manifold.
Katie Lynn McKeon*, Center for Communications Research
(1145112048)

3:30 p.m.
Gowers uniformity of primes in arithmetic progressions and in short intervals.
Xuancheng Shao*, University of Kentucky
(1145111168)

4:00 p.m.
Primes represented by positive definite binary quadratic forms.
Asif Ali Zaman*, Stanford University
(1145111030)

4:30 p.m.
$n$level density of the low lying zeros of primitive Dirichlet $L$functions.
Vorrapan Chandee*, Kansas State University
Yoonbok Lee, Incheon National University
(1145111319)

5:00 p.m.
Bounds for sets without polynomial progressions.
Sarah Peluse*, Stanford University
(1145111529)

5:30 p.m.
The average number of rational points on genus two curves is bounded.
Levent Hasan Ali Alpöge*, Princeton University
(1145112082)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Enumerative Combinatorics, II
Room 318, BCC
Organizers:
Miklos Bona, University of Florida bona@ufl.edu
Cheyne Homberger, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

1:00 p.m.
Probabilistic aspects of pattern avoiding permutations.
Christopher Hoffman, University of Washington
Douglas Rizzolo*, University of Delaware
Erik Slivken, University of Paris, Diderot
(1145052188)

1:30 p.m.
A Nonparametric Multivariate TwoSample Test Using Cumulative Counts of Ranked Edges.
David M. Ruth*, US Naval Academy
Michael J. Wallace, US Naval Academy
(1145622306)

2:00 p.m.
Counting partitions inside a rectangle.
Stephen Melczer, University of Pennsylvania
Greta Panova, University of Pennsylvania
Robin Pemantle*, University of Pennsylvania
(11450562)

2:30 p.m.
Asymptotic bounds on the tails of the limiting QuickSort density.
James Allen Fill*, The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
WeiChun Hung, The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
(1145681183)

3:00 p.m.
Topdown or bottomup: A tale of correspondences.
Laura Eslava*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Louigi AddarioBerry, McGill University
(1145051861)

3:30 p.m.
Negative evaluations of the chromatic polynomial and its derivatives.
Olivier Bernardi*, Brandeis University
Philippe Nadeau, CNRS, Universite Lyon 1
(1145051683)

4:00 p.m.
Asymptotic regime change for multivariate generating functions.
Stephen Melczer*, University of Pennsylvania
(114505188)

4:30 p.m.
Asymptotic analysis of combinatorial schemas of polylogarithms.
Ricardo Gómez*, Institute of Mathematics of the National Autonomous University of México (UNAM)
Mark Daniel Ward, Purdue University
(1145051711)

5:00 p.m.
Quota Trees.
Tad White*, IDA Center for Computing Sciences
(1145051197)

5:30 p.m.
Rational parking functions.
Yue Cai*, Texas A&M University
Catherine H. Yan, Texas A&M University
(1145051284)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Group Representation Theory and Character Theory, II
Room 330, BCC
Organizers:
Mohammad Reza Darafsheh, University of Tehran, Iran
Manouchehr Misaghian, Prairie View A&M University mamisaghian@pvamu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Character codegrees of (p)groups.
Sarah Croome*, Kent State University
Mark L. Lewis, Kent State University
(114520265)

1:30 p.m.
A Database of Finite Groups with the Same Character Tables.
William Cocke*, University of WisconsinMadison
Steve Goldstein, University of WisconsinMadison
Michael Stemper, University of WisconsinMadison
(114520435)

2:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Minimal representations of Lie algebras with nontrivial Levi decomposition.
Manoj Lamichhane*, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee at Waukesha
(1145221916)

2:30 p.m.
Constructing Basic Algebras.
Angela Kraft*, University of Arizona
(1145202945)

3:00 p.m.
Some Planchereltype formulas for Lie groups.
Ehssan Khanmohammadi*, Union College
(1145222919)

3:30 p.m.
Finite $W$algebra invariants.
Jonathan Scott Brown*, SUNY Oneonta
(1145201008)

4:00 p.m.
Swarms and Group Theory.
Isabella Diaz*, St. Thomas Aquinas College
(1145202813)

4:30 p.m.
Graded multiplicity in harmonic polynomials from the Vinberg setting.
Alexander Heaton*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(114520545)

5:00 p.m.
On Schubert varieties.
Paramasamy Karuppuchamy*, University of Toledo
(1145222724)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMSMAAICHM Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Room 314, BCC
Organizers:
Sloan Despeaux, Western Carolina University despeaux@wcu.edu
Jemma Lorenat, Pitzer College
Daniel E. Otero, Xavier University
Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College

1:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: De Morgan on Barrett and Tetens: a BritishContinental analogy in the history of statistic thinking?
AnnaSophie Heinemann*, University of Paderborn, Germany
(1145011729)

1:30 p.m.
Understanding the differential in the unpublished work of Mary Somerville (17801872).
Brigitte Stenhouse*, The Open University, UK
(1145011017)

2:00 p.m.
A Cambridge correspondence class in arithmetic for women.
J J Tattersall*, Providence College
(114501844)

2:30 p.m.
My Computing Device  A Mathematical Perspective.
Peggy Aldrich Kidwell*, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
(1145011623)

3:00 p.m.
Magnificent Mathematicians in their Flying Machines.
Tony Royle*, The Open University, UK.
(1145011495)

3:30 p.m.
Discussion

4:00 p.m.
The Nautical Almanac Office harbors mathematical editors, 18491866.
Deborah Kent*, Drake University
(1145011965)

4:30 p.m.
Aiming for High Standards: Solomon Lefschetz as Editor of the Annals of Mathematics.
Della Dumbaugh*, University of Richmond
(1145011898)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #12: Part B
Keep Teaching Statistics using R and RStudio
Holiday Ballroom 3, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Presenters:
Shonda Kuiper, Grinnell College KUIPERS@Grinnell.edu
Randall Pruim, Calvin College

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Latinx in Math, II
Room 327, BCC
Organizers:
Alexander DiazLopez, Villanova University
Laura Escobar, University of Illinois
Juanita PinzónCaicedo, North Carolina State University jpinzon@ncsu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Symmetric functions and the symmetric group.
Rosa C Orellana*, Dartmouth College
Mike Zabrocki, York University
(1145051113)

2:00 p.m.
A combinatorial model for computing volumes of flow polytopes.
Carolina Benedetti, Universidad de los Andes
Rafael González D'León, Universidad Sergio Arboleda
Christopher R. H. Hanusa, Queens College (CUNY)
Pamela E. Harris, Williams College
Apoorva Khare, Indian Institute of Science
Alejandro H. Morales*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Martha Yip, University of Kentucky
(1145052844)

2:30 p.m.
Broadcast Domination of Triangular Matchstick Graphs and the Triangular Lattice.
Pamela E. Harris*, Williams College
Dalia K. Luque, Williams College
Claudia Reyes Flores, New Mexico State University
Nohemi Sepulveda, Williams College
(114505535)

3:00 p.m.
Break

3:30 p.m.
Modifying DNA topology through packing and enzymatic reactions.
Mariel Vazquez*, Departments of Mathematics and of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, University of California, Davis
(1145922489)

4:30 p.m.
On the Hodge theory of stratified spaces.
Pierre Albin*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(114558839)

5:00 p.m.
Recent developments in the thin obstacle problem.
Nicola Garofalo, Universita di Padova
Arshak Petrosyan, Purdue University
Mariana Smit Vega Garcia*, Western Washington University
(1145351578)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Localization and Delocalization for Disordered Quantum Systems, II
Room 326, BCC
Organizers:
Peter D. Hislop, University of Kentucky peter.hislop@uky.edu
Christoph A. Marx, Oberlin College
Jeffery Schenker, Michigan State University

1:00 p.m.
Dynamical Entanglement of disordered harmonic oscillators.
Houssam AbdulRahman*, University of Arizona
(1145821540)

1:30 p.m.
Low Energy Localization Properties of Disordered Harmonic Oscillators.
Robert Sims*, University of Arizona
Houssam AbdulRahman, University of Arizona
Gunter Stolz, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(1145822384)

2:00 p.m.
How fast can entanglement be generated in quantum systems?
Anna Vershynina*, University of Houston
(114581680)

2:30 p.m.
Level spacing and Poisson statistics for continuum random Schrödinger operators.
Adrian Dietlein, LMU Munich
Alexander Elgart*, Virginia Tech
(1145601189)

3:00 p.m.
Eigenvalue separation in disordered quantum systems.
John Z. Imbrie*, University of Virginia
(1145812812)

3:30 p.m.
Dynamical and spectral properties of random Schrodinger operators with strongly correlated potentials.
Rajinder Singh Mavi*, Ripon College
Rodrigo Matos, Michigan State University
Jeffrey Schenker, Michigan State University
(1145822184)

4:00 p.m.
Longrange Schrödinger Dynamics.
Kay Kirkpatrick*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1145351945)

4:30 p.m.
Localization and delocalization for interacting quasiperiodic particles.
Jean Bourgain, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton
Svetlana Jitomirskaya, University of California, Irvine
Ilya Kachkovskiy*, Michigan State University
(1145811955)

5:00 p.m.
Ballistic motion for limitperiodic Schrödinger operators.
Jake Fillman*, Virginia Tech
(114547549)

5:30 p.m.
Diffusion in the Mean for a Periodic Schrödinger Equation Perturbed by a Fluctuating Potential.
Jeffrey Schenker, Michigan State University
F Zak Tilocco, Michigan State University
Shiwen Zhang*, Michigan State University
(1145351141)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematicians at Sea (in the Sky, or on Land): Defense Applications of Mathematics, II
Room 332, BCC
Organizers:
Tegan Emerson, Naval Research Laboratory tegan.emerson@nrl.navy.mil
Timothy Doster, Naval Research Laboratory
George Stantchev, Naval Research Laboratory

1:00 p.m.
Dealing with Cluster Synchronization in undirected networks.
Louis M Pecora*, Naval Research Laboratory
Francesco Sorrentino, University of New Mexico
Aaron Hagerstrom, NIST, Boulder, CO
Abu Siddique, University of New Mexico
Joseph Hart, University of Maryland
Rajarshi Roy, University of Maryland
Thomas Murphy, University of Maryland
(11453789)

2:00 p.m.
How Your Data Will Lie to You.
A. K. Criner*, Air Force Research Laboratory
(1145622414)

2:30 p.m.
Geolocation via polynomial systems.
Dan Bates*, US Naval Academy
(1145141696)

3:00 p.m.
Semantics of Dynamical Systems.
Jared Culbertson*, Air Force Research Laboratory
Paul Gustafson, Air Force Research Laboratory
Daniel E Koditschek, University of Pennsylvania
Peter F Stiller, Texas A&M University
(1145181403)

4:00 p.m.
Machine Learning for Data Assimilation in Dynamic Physical Processes.
James Kerce*, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology
(1145622608)

4:30 p.m.
Functional Analysis of Deep Learning Classifiers.
Katie Rainey*, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific
(1145681820)

5:00 p.m.
A highorder shockcapturing limiter for discontinuous Galerkin methods with applicability to Cartesian, curvilinear, and unstructured meshes.
Scott A Moe, Advanced Micro Devices
James A Rossmanith, Iowa State University
David C Seal*, United States Naval Academy
(1145652498)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion: Current Trends in DoD Funding for Mathematics.

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Invited Paper Session on Mathematics and Policy
Room 317, BCC
Organizers:
Rick Klima, Appalachian State University
Eric Marland, Appalachian State University marlandes@appstate.edu

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics of Coding Theory and Applications, II
Room 319, BCC
Organizers:
Hiram LopezValdez, Clemson University
Felice Manganiello, Clemson University manganm@clemson.edu
Gretchen L. Matthews, Virginia Tech

1:00 p.m.
Constructions of codes for some models of distributed storage.
Alexander Barg*, University of Maryland
Zitan Chen, University of Maryland
(1145942122)

1:30 p.m.
Additive codes associated to Laplacian simplices.
Marie Meyer, Lewis University
Tefjol Pllaha*, University of Kentucky
(114505678)

2:00 p.m.
Fast and Efficient Distributed MatrixVector Multiplication Using Rateless Fountain Codes.
Ankur Mallick*, Carnegie Mellon University
Malhar Chaudhari, Oracle Inc.
Gauri D Joshi, Carnegie Mellon University
(114594553)

2:30 p.m.
SumRank Codes and Linearized ReedSolomon Codes.
Umberto MartinezPenas*, University of Toronto
Frank R. Kschischang, University of Toronto
(114594610)

3:00 p.m.
Asymptotic Enumeration and Coding Theory.
Alberto Ravagnani*, University College Dublin
Eimear Byrne, University College Dublin
(114500787)

3:30 p.m.
The second generalized hamming weight of some evaluation codes arising from a projective torus.
Eliseo Sarmiento*, Instituto Politécnico Nacional
Eduardo Camps, Instituto Politécnico Nacional
Rafael Villarreal, Centro de Investigación y Estudios Avanzados del IPN
Manuel Gonzalez, Instituto Politécnico Nacional
(1145132314)

4:00 p.m.
Generalized Hamming weights of projective ReedMuller codes.
Sudhir R Ghorpade*, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
(1145941629)

4:30 p.m.
Generalized Minimum Distance Functions.
Manuel GonzálezSarabia*, INSTITUTO POLITECNICO NACIONALUPIITA
José MartínezBernal, CINVESTAVIPN
Rafael H. Villarreal, CINVESTAVIPN
Carlos E. Vivares, CINVESTAVIPN
(114513422)

5:00 p.m.
On the maximum number of $\mathbb{F}_q$zeroes of polynomials with a given Newton polytope.
Kyle Meyer, The University of California, San Diego
Ivan Soprunov*, Cleveland State University
Jenya Soprunova, Kent State University
(1145521117)

5:30 p.m.
Locally Recoverable Codes with Many Recovery Sets from Fiber Products of Curves.
Kathryn Haymaker, Villanova University
Beth Malmskog*, Colorado College
Gretchen Matthews, Virginia Tech
(1145111986)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Network Science, II
Room 320, BCC
Organizers:
David Burstein, Swarthmore College
Franklin Kenter, United States Naval Academy
Feng 'Bill' Shi, University of North Carolina bill10@email.unc.edu

1:00 p.m.
Hypergraph Kronecker models for Networks.
Nicole Eikmeier*, Purdue University
David F. Gleich, Purdue University
(114568353)

1:30 p.m.
GromovWasserstein distances: Fast network comparison via entropy regularized optimal transport.
Samir Chowdhury*, The Ohio State University
Facundo Mémoli, The Ohio State University
(1145492302)

2:00 p.m.
Topological measures of network dynamics.
Chad Giusti*, University of Delaware
(1145551522)

3:00 p.m.
Meaningful Voids: Applying Algebraic Topology to Network Neuroscience.
Ann E. Sizemore*, University of Pennsylvania
Danielle S. Bassett, University of Pennsylvania
(1145552366)

3:30 p.m.
The Role of Sparsity in Inverse Problems for Networks with Nonlinear Dynamics.
Victor James Barranca*, Swarthmore College
Douglas Zhou, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
(1145921339)

4:00 p.m.
Estimation in Popularity Adjusted Stochastic Block Model.
Ramchandra Rimal*, University of Central Florida, Department of Mathematics
Marianna Pensky, University of Central Florida, Department of Mathematics
(114562918)

4:30 p.m.
Optimizing Geometric Requirements for Redistricting.
John Asplund*, Dalton State College
Tom Gonzalez, Dalton State College
(114590499)

5:00 p.m.
Inverse Problems of Mixed Random Graph Models.
Samuel Baker*, United States Naval Academy
Franklin H. J. Kenter, United States Navel Academy
(1145941336)

5:30 p.m.
Random Spanning Trees on Homogeneous Graphs.
Anna Melikyan*, Kansas State University
(1145941253)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Not KNerds: A Community for Knot Theory, II
Room 329, BCC
Organizers:
Moshe Cohen, Vassar College mcohen@vassar.edu
Elizabeth Denne, Washington and Lee University
Adam Lowrance, Vassar College

1:00 p.m.
The curious universe of virtual knots.
Allison K Henrich*, Seattle University
(114557728)

2:00 p.m.
Restrictions on Homflypt and Kauffman Polynomials Arising from Local Moves.
Sandy Ganzell, St. Mary's College of Maryland
Mercedes Gonzalez*, Southwestern University
Chloe' Marcum, Marshall University
Nina Ryalls, University of Dallas
Mariel Santos, St. Mary's College of Maryland
(1145572249)

2:30 p.m.
Hyperbolicity and Turaev Hyperbolicity of Knots and Virtual Knots.
Colin C. Adams, Williams College
Or Eisenberg, Harvard University
Jonah Greenberg*, Williams College
Kabir Kapoor, Cornell University
Kate O'Connor, The College of New Jersey
Natalia PachecoTallaj, Harvard University
Zhen Liang, University of Southern California
Yi Wang, Columbia University
(1145571847)

3:00 p.m.
Machine Learning Revelations from the Color Jones Polynomial.
Mustafa Hajij, Ohio State University
Jesse S F Levitt*, University of Southern California
Radmila Sazdanovic, North Carolina State University
(1145541911)

3:30 p.m.
Ineffective sets and region crossing change.
Miles Clikeman, University of Richmond
Rachel Morris, University of Richmond
Heather M. Russell*, University of Richmond
(1145571757)

4:00 p.m.
Realizing knots by physical ropes.
Yuanan Diao*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina Charlotte
(114557594)

5:00 p.m.
Knot types of generalized Kirchhoff rods.
Tom Needham*, The Ohio State University
(1145531779)

5:30 p.m.
Folded ribbon knots in the plane.
Elizabeth Denne*, Washington & Lee University
(1145571214)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Number Theory, Arithmetic Geometry, and Computation, II
Room 325, BCC
Organizers:
Brendan Hassett, Brown University
Drew Sutherland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
John Voight, Dartmouth College jvoight@gmail.com

1:00 p.m.
Upper bounds for the endomorphism algebra of an abelian variety.
Edgar Costa*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1145112867)

1:30 p.m.
Shioda's fourfold and CM Mumford's fourfold.
Yuwei Zhu*, Brown University
(1145141348)

2:00 p.m.
Odd order obstructions to rational points on general K3 surfaces.
Jennifer Berg*, Rice University
Anthony VárillyAlvarado, Rice University
(1145112288)

2:30 p.m.
Computing hyperelliptic modular invariants from period matrices.
Christelle Vincent*, University of Vermont
(1145111123)

3:00 p.m.
Galois actions associated to hyperelliptic curves over local fields.
Jeffrey Yelton*, University of Milan
(114511889)

3:30 p.m.
Conductors and minimal discriminants of hyperelliptic curves in odd residue characteristic.
Padmavathi Srinivasan*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Andrew Obus, Baruch College (CUNY)
(114511520)

4:00 p.m.
Computing Zeta Functions of Superelliptic Curves in Large Characteristic.
Vishal Arul, MIT
Alex Best, Boston University
Edgar Costa, MIT
Richard Magner, Boston University
Nicholas Triantafillou*, MIT
(114511276)

4:30 p.m.
Torsion Subgroups of Elliptic Curves over Function Fields.
Robert J.S. McDonald*, University of Connecticut
(1145112418)

5:00 p.m.
The geometric average size of Selmer groups over function fields.
Aaron Landesman*, Stanford University
(1145111572)

5:30 p.m.
The SatoTate conjecture and Nagao's conjecture.
Seoyoung Kim*, Brown University
(1145111363)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #10: Part B
Object Based Learning and the Smithsonian Learning Lab
Holiday Ballroom 1, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Presenters:
Amy ShellGellasch, Eastern Michigan University ashellge@emich.edu

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Partition Theory and Related Topics, II
Room 321, BCC
Organizers:
Dennis Eichhorn, University of California, Irvine deichhor@math.uci.edu
Tim Huber, University of Texas, Rio Grande Valley
Amita Malik, Rutgers University

1:00 p.m.
Identities for Third Order Mock Theta Functions from Ramanujan's Lost Notebook.
Bruce C Berndt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
George E Andrews, Pennsylvania State University
Song Heng Chan, Nanyang Technological University
Sun Kim, University of Cologne
Amita Malik, Rutgers University
(1145111041)

1:30 p.m.
The Borwein Conjecture: An exercise in utilizing the saddle point method.
Chen Wang*, University of Vienna
(1145051877)

2:00 p.m.
An experimental mathematics approach to Parking Functions.
Yukun Yao, Rutgers University
Doron Zeilberger*, Rutgers University (NB)
(114505867)

2:30 p.m.
Hyperbolicity of the partition Jensen polynomials.
Hannah Larson, Stanford University
Ian Wagner*, Emory University
(1145111606)

3:00 p.m.
CM Evaluations of the GoswamiSun Series.
Madeline Locus Dawsey*, Emory University
Ken Ono, Emory University
(114511364)

3:30 p.m.
Ramanujan's modular equations and colored partition identities.
Sun Kim*, University of Cologne
(114511559)

4:00 p.m.
A Generalization of Partition Identities for First Differences of Partitions of $n$ Into at most $m$ Parts.
Acadia Larsen*, University Of Texas: Rio Grande Valley
(114505170)

4:30 p.m.
Euler's partition theorem for all moduli and a generalization of the lecture hall partition theorem.
Ae Ja Yee*, Penn State University
(1145052195)

5:00 p.m.
Iterated differences in Gaussian coefficients.
William J. Keith*, Michigan Technological University
(114505607)

5:30 p.m.
Integer partitions and the exponential distribution analog of the GrubbsWeaver method.
Andrew V Sills*, Georgia Southern University
Charles W Champ, Georgia Southern University
(114562944)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, IV
Room 343, BCC
Organizers:
Darren A. Narayan, Rochester Institute of Technology dansma@rit.edu
Khang Tran, California State University, Fresno
Mark David Ward, Purdue University
John Wierman, The Johns Hopkins University

1:00 p.m.
Towertype bounds for Roth's theorem with popular differences.
Huy Tuan Pham*, Stanford University
(1145051735)

1:30 p.m.
Crepant resolutions of $\mathbb{Q}$factorial threefolds with compound Du Val singularities.
Ravi Jagadeesan*, Harvard Business School; and Department of Economics, Harvard University
(1145141159)

2:00 p.m.
Invariants of Colored Knots.
Ramlah Ahmad, Smith College
Mai Dao*, Smith College
Tommi Gans, Smith College
(1145571860)

2:30 p.m.
A project in statistics.
Tiffany Christian*, Smith College
(1145622974)

3:00 p.m.
Generalizing the Three Gap Theorem.
Alexis Suki Dasher*, Smith College
Arianne Hermida, Smith College
(1145112910)

3:30 p.m.
The variety of interleavings.
Ojaswi Acharya, Smith College
Chen Li, Smith College
David C Meyer, Smith College
Jasmine Noory*, Smith College
(1145552046)

4:00 p.m.
Further results in generalized splines.
Olga Blyum, Smith College
Dayln Gillentine, Smith College
Alex Perry*, Smith College
Taylor Stefovic, Smith College
Nancy Yun, Smith College
(1145052923)

4:30 p.m.
Combinatorial Identities in Graph Theory.
Seungho Lee*, Montville Township High School
(1145052013)

5:00 p.m.
An Adaptive, Highly Accurate and Efficient, ParkerSochacki Algorithm for Numerical Solution to Large Scale Dynamical Systems.
Jenna C. Guenther*, James Madison University
Morgan A. Wolf, James Madison University
(114565578)

5:30 p.m.
Graphs of Gonality Three.
Julie Yuan*, University of Minnesota
Teresa Yu, Williams College
Frances Dean, Williams College
Ivan Aidun, Oberlin College
(1145051917)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Statistical, Variational, and Learning Techniques in Image Analysis and their Applications to Biomedical, Hyperspectral, and Other Imaging, II
Room 346, BCC
Organizers:
Justin Marks, Gonzaga University
Laramie Paxton, Washington State University realtimemath@gmail.com
Viktoria Taroudaki, Eastern Washington University

1:00 p.m.
Fast Detection of InterGroup Differences in Images.
Alex Cloninger*, University of California, San Diego
(114562780)

1:30 p.m.
An entropybased algorithm for texture image inpainting.
Prashant Athavale*, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY
Sheetal Dharmatti, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram
Aiswarya Sara Matthew, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Thiruvananthapuram
(1145652172)

2:00 p.m.
Anisotropic diffuse interface functionals based on multiscale multidirectional representations.
Julia A Dobrosotskaya*, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Math., Appl. Math. and Statistics
(1145651948)

2:30 p.m.
Truncation and Recycling Methods for Lanczos Bidiagonalization and Hybrid Regularization.
Jiahua Jiang*, Virginia Tech
Julianne Chung, Virginia Tech
Eric de Sturler, Virginia Tech
(114565489)

3:00 p.m.
Diffeomorphic registration of discrete varifolds.
Nicolas Charon*, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Johns Hopkins University
HsiWei Hsieh, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics, Johns Hopkins University
(1145491650)

3:30 p.m.
Electrical Impedance Tomography: Two Direct Image Reconstruction Methods.
Peter A Muller*, Rowan University
(1145781804)

4:00 p.m.
FeatureBased Image Registration with Applications to Remote Sensing and Medical Imaging.
Azubuike M. Okorie, Delaware State University
Taposh Biswas, Delaware State University
Samuel K. Awidi, Delaware State University
Sokratis Makrogiannis*, Delaware State University
(1145682676)

4:30 p.m.
Application of Stochastic Algorithms for Multiple Measurement Vectors to the Hyperspectral Diffuse Optical Tomography Problem.
Rachel Grotheer*, Goucher College
Natalie Durgin, Spiceworks
Chenxi Huang, Yale University
Shuang Li, Colorado School of Mines
Anna Ma, University of California, San Diego
Deanna Needell, University of California, Los Angeles
Jing Qin, Montana State University
(1145942444)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Data Analysis: Theory and Applications, II
Room 345, BCC
Organizers:
Justin Curry, University at Albany, State University of New York jmcurry@albany.edu
Mikael VejdemoJohansson, College of Staten Island, City University of New York
Sara Kalisnik Verovsek, Wesleyan University

1:00 p.m.
Rational cochains on the space of persistence vineyards.
Chad Giusti*, University of Delaware
(1145551526)

1:30 p.m.
Sheaf theory on universal persistent homology spaces.
Jānis Lazovskis*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(114555955)

2:00 p.m.
Cauchy Sequences in Categories with an Interleaving.
Joshua Cruz*, Duke University
(114555796)

2:30 p.m.
Directed complexes, sequence dimension and inverting a neural network.
Vladimir Itskov*, The Pennsylvania State University
Alexandra Yarosh, The Pennsylvania State University
(1145552620)

3:00 p.m.
Metric reconstruction via optimal transport.
Michal Adamaszek, MOSEK
Henry Adams*, Colorado State University
Florian Frick, Carnegie Mellon University
(114551259)

3:30 p.m.
The Persistent Homology of Random Geometric Complexes on Fractals.
Benjamin D Schweinhart*, Ohio State University
(114560622)

4:00 p.m.
Homology theories for (finite) metric spaces.
Nina Otter*, UCLA and MPI MIS
(1145552251)

4:30 p.m.
Approximating length spaces with metric graphs of bounded first Betti number.
Facundo Memoli, The Ohio State University, Department of Mathematics
Osman Berat Okutan*, The Ohio State University, Department of Mathematics
(114551138)

5:00 p.m.
Learning metric for persistence diagrams.
Yusu Wang*, The Ohio State University
Qi Zhao, The Ohio State University
(1145681462)

5:30 p.m.
Learning with Nerve Complexes.
Jose A. Perea*, Michigan State University
(114555581)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Using Modeling to Motivate the Study of Differential Equations, II
Room 336, BCC
Organizers:
Robert Kennedy, Centennial High School, Ellicott City MD
Audrey Malagon, Virginia Wesleyan University
Brian Winkel, SIMIODE, Cornwall NY brianwinkel@simiode.org
Dina Yagodich, Frederick Community College

1:00 p.m.
Using Differential Equations to Model PredatorPrey Relations as Part of SCUDEM Modeling Competition.
Anthony Dean Stefan*, Florida Southern College
Zachary David Fralish, Florida Southern College
Thomas Bernard Tyson, Florida Southern College
(1145341000)

1:30 p.m.
Opportunities for Community in Using Modeling to Teach Differential Equations at SIMIODE.
Brian J Winkel*, SIMIODE, Cornwall NY USA
(1145971884)

2:00 p.m.
Cancer modeling using agentbased models.
Sarah El Jamous*, Arizona State University
(1145342634)

2:30 p.m.
Motivating Students with Dynamic Modeling.
S. Lin*, Savannah State University
(1145971767)

3:00 p.m.
Fast solvers for Biot model using a multiphysics reformulation.
David Evans*, Morgan State University
Mingchao Cai, Morgan State University
(1145351894)

3:30 p.m.
Mathematical modeling and optimal control of Tick Fever.
Blessing Emerenini*, Oregon State University,
(1145342998)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #6: Part B
Visualizing Multivariable Calculus & Differential Equations using CalcPlot3D
Holiday Ballroom 2, 2nd Floor, Hilton
Presenters:
Paul E. Seeburger, Monroe Community College pseeburger@monroecc.edu
Monica VanDieren, Robert Morris University

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, IV
Room 313, BCC

1:00 p.m.
Combinatorial curve neighborhoods of the affine flag variety of type $A_n^1$.
Songul Aslan*, Virginia Tech
(1145051951)

1:15 p.m.
Minuscule KacMoody settings unified by new poset coloring properties.
Michael C. Strayer*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(1145051794)

1:30 p.m.
Upper and Lower Bounds on ZeroSum Generalized Schur Numbers.
Erik A Metz*, University of Maryland
(1145051502)

1:45 p.m.
Break

2:00 p.m.
Counting Simultaneous Core Partitions with dDistinct Parts.
Noah Kravitz*, Yale University
(114505747)

2:15 p.m.
Cyclic Descents for General Skew Tableaux.
Brice Huang*, Massachuseetts Institute of Technology
(114505876)

2:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Weight distribution of quasiquadratic residue codes.
Nigel Boston, University of Wisconsin  Madison
Jing Hao*, University of Wisconson  Madison
(1145052499)

2:45 p.m.
Antipower $j$fixes of the ThueMorse word.
Marisa Gaetz*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(1145051561)

3:00 p.m.
Sudoku Pair Latin Squares.
Braxton Carrigan, Southern Connecticut State University
David Diaz, Southern Connecticut State University
James M Hammer*, Cedar Crest College
(1145052830)

3:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Embedding Partial Latin Cubes.
Amin Bahmanian*, Illinois State University
(114505103)

3:30 p.m.
The Intersection Problem for Latin Rectangles.
Bin Yeh*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Chris Rodger, Auburn University
(1145052041)

3:45 p.m.
Adjusting $p,q$analogues of $m$level Rook Placements.
Kenneth Barrese*, Alma College
(1145052030)

4:00 p.m.
Strip Tilings on Square Chessboards.
Arthur L Gershon*, Case Western Reserve University
(1145052673)

4:15 p.m.
Permutations with equal orders.
Charles Burnette*, Saint Louis University
Eric Schmutz, Drexel University
James Thomas, Drexel University
(1145052869)

4:30 p.m.
Improving the $\frac{1}{3}\frac{2}{3}$ Conjecture for Width Two Posets.
Ashwin Sah*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(114505695)

4:45 p.m.
Investigating Allowed Patterns in Dynamical Systems Using Commuter Functions.
Scott M LaLonde*, University of Texas at Tyler
Kassie Archer, University of Texas at Tyler
(1145052894)

5:00 p.m.
On Gessel super Catalan Polynomials.
Irina Gheorghiciuc*, Carnegie Mellon University
Emily Allen, Carnegie Mellon University
(1145052824)

5:15 p.m.
Snakes: Legal, Illegal and Dodecahedral.
Therese Aglialoro, University of Dallas
Robert Hochberg*, University of Dallas
(1145052357)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Commutative Algebra
Room 311, BCC

1:00 p.m.
NEW Day/Time/Session: Slenderness program.
Radoslav Dimitric*, New York City, NY
(114513922)

1:15 p.m.
Some properties of ladder determinantal rings.
Sean SatherWagstaff, Clemson University
Tony Se*, University of Mississippi
Sandra Spiroff, University of Mississippi
(114513958)

1:30 p.m.
Unstacking Tortoise Shells with Math: Factoring Multivariate Polynomials in the Tropical Semiring.
Davis Deaton*, Belmont University
Jordan Sawdy, Belmont University
(1145132887)

1:45 p.m.
Atoms in Quasilocal Integral Domains.
Kevin Bombardier*, University of Iowa
D. D. Anderson, University of Iowa
(114513357)

2:00 p.m.
Noetherian Rings with Unusual Prime Ideal Structures.
Anya Michaelsen*, Williams College
(114513497)

2:15 p.m.
The group of $t$invertible $t$ideals of Prüfer $v$ multiplication domains.
Lokendra P Paudel*, University of Akron
(114513585)

2:30 p.m.
A study of mcanonical ideals.
Simplice Tchamna*, Georgia College
(1145131517)

2:45 p.m.
InfiniteDimensional Algebras Without Simple Bases.
Rebin A. Muhammad*, Ohio Univeristy
Sergio LopezPermouth, Ohio University
Pinar Aydogdu, Hacettepe University
(114513690)

3:00 p.m.
A generalization of the Newton Girard formula to the monomial symmetric polynomials.
Samuel H Chamberlin*, Park University
Azadeh Rafizadeh, William Jewell College
(1145131145)

3:15 p.m.
Gröbner bases with respect to several monomial orderings and computation of Hilberttype dimension polynomials.
Matthew F Menture*, The Catholic University of America
(114513938)

3:30 p.m.
Triangular Bases for Modules of Generalized Splines on Arbitrary Graphs.
Lauren Rose*, Bard College
Jeff Suzuki, Brooklyn College
(1145112112)

3:45 p.m.
Unique Decomposition of Direct Sums of Ideals.
Akeel Omairi*, Florida Atlantic University
Lee Klingler, Florida Atlantic University
(114513868)

4:00 p.m.
Jacobson and Hilbert Module Equivalence.
Tim C McEldowney*, University of California, Riverside
(1145131482)

4:15 p.m.
Gröbner bases and equations of the multiRees algebras.
Babak Jabbar Nezhad*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
(1145131525)

4:30 p.m.
Numerical Maculification in Arbitrary Codimension.
Erin Bela*, Juniata College
(1145132214)

4:45 p.m.
Virtual Complete Intersections in $\mathbb{P}^1\times \mathbb{P}^1$.
Amal Mattoo*, Harvard College
Jiyang Gao, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Yutong Li, Haverford College
Michael C. Loper, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
(1145132142)

5:00 p.m.
Matrix Square Roots of Polynomials.
Trung Vu*, St. Olaf College
Kosmas Diveris, St. Olaf College
(11451325)

5:15 p.m.
Summary statistics for persistent homology.
Ashleigh Thomas*, Duke University
(1145132607)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Graph Theory, III
Room 341, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

1:00 p.m.
Independence Number of Maximal Planar Graphs.
Allan E Bickle*, Penn State Altoona
(1145VP2888)

1:15 p.m.
An Extension of Hansel's Theorem to Hypergraphs.
Gregory Churchill*, State University of New York at Oswego
(1145VP2891)

1:30 p.m.
Decomposing Rings of Generalized Graph Splines.
Katie Anders, University of Texas at Tyler
Alissa Crans, Loyola Marymount University
Briana FosterGreenwood*, Cal Poly Pomona
Blake Mellor, Loyola Marymount University
Julianna Tymoczko, Smith College
(1145VP2906)

1:45 p.m.
The Randić Index and Average Path Length.
Billy M Duckworth*, Creighton University
(1145VP2921)

2:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: NonCrossing Matchings on Words with Restricted Bonding Conditions.
Mitch Phillipson*, St. Edward's University
(1145VP2250)

2:15 p.m.
Reconfiguration graphs under constraints and variations.
Janet Fierson*, La Salle University
Yitbarek Demesie, La Salle University
(1145VP2960)

2:30 p.m.
Kolakoski sequences and Chvatals sequence of graphs.
Bernd Sing*, University of the West Indies
(1145VP2984)

2:45 p.m.
Optimal cluster detection of a certain directed edgeweighted bipartite graph.
Peng Zhao*, Indiana State University
Cheng Zhao, Indiana State University
(1145VP3009)

3:00 p.m.
The Current State of Best Monotone Theorems in Graph Theory.
Michael R Yatauro*, Penn State University  Brandywine
(1145VP866)

3:15 p.m.
Cycles in algebraically defined bipartite graphs.
Allison Ganger, University of NebraskaLincoln
Shannon Golden, Colorado State University
Brian Kronenthal*, Kutztown University
Felix Lazebnik, University of Delaware
Carter Lyons, Nebraska Wesleyan University
Jason Williford, University of Wyoming
(1145VP552)

3:30 p.m.
Bounding the Cop Number in the Game of Cops and Robbers on Graphs.
Shannon Dillman*, United States Naval Academy
Franklin Kenter, United States Naval Academy
(1145VP462)

3:45 p.m.
Pressing Sequences in Genome Graphs.
Hays W. Whitlatch*, University of South Carolina
Joshua N. Cooper, University of South Carolina
(1145VP478)

4:00 p.m.
Constructing Arbitrarily Large Ordered Graceful Labelings.
Desmond Cummins*, Wells College
Jocelyn Bell, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
(1145VP894)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Probablity and Statistics, II
Room 348, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

1:00 p.m.
A new regularization and variable selection technique  HRLR.
Hasthika S. Rupasinghe Arachchige Don*, Appalachian State University
Lasanthi C Pelawa Watagoda, Appalachian State University
(1145VT2253)

1:15 p.m.
Are Pvalue Still Reliable? Discussing Statistical Significance.
Davidson Barr*, Columbia Teachers College
Salvatore P Giunta, Columbia Teachers College
(1145VT2257)

1:30 p.m.
Bootstrapping Multiple Linear Regression After Variable Selection.
Lasanthi C Pelawa Watagoda*, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC
David J Olive, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL
(1145VT2260)

1:45 p.m.
GumbelBurr XII Distribution; Inference and Application.
Raid M AlAqtash*, Marshall University
A Mallick, Marshall University
G G Hamedani, Marquette University
(1145VT2275)

2:00 p.m.
A fast mixing Markov chain on the symmetric group.
Alperen Ozdemir*, University of Southern California
(1145VT2353)

2:15 p.m.
A stochastic comparison study of series and parallel systems having Kumaraswamy's and Fr{é}chet distributed components.
Madhurima Datta*, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
Nitin Gupta, Department of Mathematics, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
(1145VT2457)

2:30 p.m.
Data Smoothing via Minimum Fisher Information.
Robert L Bassett*, Naval Postgraduate School
(1145VT2497)

2:45 p.m.
Benford distributions in Music.
Azar Khosravani*, Columbia College Chicago
(1145VT2583)

3:00 p.m.
On Families of Generalized Pareto Distributions: Properties and Applications.
Duha Hamed*, Winthrop University
Felix Famoye, Central Michigan University
Carl Lee, Central Michigan University
(1145VT261)

3:15 p.m.
A new Lindley family of continuous distribution.
Ahmad Alzaghal*, State University of New York FSC
(1145VT2700)

3:30 p.m.
The Frog Model on Trees with Drift.
Erin Beckman*, Duke University
Natalie Frank, New York University
Yufeng Jiang, Duke University
Matthew Junge, Duke University
Si Tang, Lehigh University
(1145VT2815)

3:45 p.m.
Sampling Prudently using Inversion Spheres on the Simplex.
Sharang Chaudhry*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Daniel Lautzenheiser, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Kaushik Ghosh, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(1145VT2997)

4:00 p.m.
Unit Roots Test: Spatial Model With Long Memory Errors.
Nathaniel Adjei Adu*, University of Central Florida, Orlando Florida.
(1145VT448)

4:15 p.m.
Pairing between Zeros and Critical Points of Polynomials with Random Roots.
Noah N. Williams*, University of Colorado Boulder
Sean O'Rourke, University of Colorado Boulder
(1145VT730)

4:30 p.m.
Mirror Model on the Square Lattice.
Yan Dai*, University of Arizona
(1145VT784)

4:45 p.m.
Measuring Statistical Evidence Using Relative Belief.
Jenkin Tsui*, Yale University
(1145VT834)

5:00 p.m.
Series Representation of Jointly S$\alpha$S Distributions via Generalized Covariations.
Yujia Ding*, Claremont Graduate University
Qidi Peng, Claremont Graduate University
(1145VT872)

5:15 p.m.
Asymptotic Results on the $k$th Subword Complexity of Strings.
Lida Ahmadi*, Purdue University
(1145VT935)

5:30 p.m.
Analyzing Voter Behavior in the Lehigh Valley Through SemiParametric Regression and Geostatistical Techniques.
Benjamin S Lieberman*, Muhlenberg College
(1145VT2070)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Teaching and Learning Calculus, II
Room 339, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

1:00 p.m.
Linking the understanding of derivatives of inverse functions to the teaching of inverse functions in high school mathematics for preservice secondary mathematics teachers in firstsemester calculus.
Andrew Kercher*, The University of Texas at Arlington
James A. Mendoza Álvarez, The University of Texas at Arlington
(1145VJ2355)

1:15 p.m.
A first approach to undergraduate learning assistants.
Cassie Williams*, James Madison University
(1145VJ2356)

1:30 p.m.
Learning Assistants in the firstyear biocalculus sequence at Penn State University.
Amine Benkiran, Penn State University, University Park
Eric Simring, Penn State University, University Park
Andrew M Baxter, Penn State University, University Park
Russ deForest, Penn State University, University Park
Matthew Willyard*, Penn State University, University Park
(1145VJ2374)

1:45 p.m.
The PVAMU Mathematics Summer Bridge Program: Examining Student Attitudes Toward the Establishment of a Learning Community.
Cody Kearse*, Prairie View A&M University
James R Valles, Jr., Prairie View A&M University
(1145VJ2381)

2:00 p.m.
Standardsbased grading in Calculus with Precalculus.
Jacquelyn L Rische*, Marymount University
(1145VJ2604)

2:15 p.m.
Facilitating Calculus I for Diverse Students.
Mary A Nelson*, George Mason University
Stephen Liddle, George Mason University
(1145VJ266)

2:30 p.m.
Practical Applications in Data Analysis for College Algebra.
Diane C Lussier*, Pima Community College
Mary Minke, Pima Community College
(1145VJ1498)

2:45 p.m.
TeamBased Learning Calculus.
Anna Aboud*, Iowa State University
Heather Bolles, Iowa State University
Amanda Baker, Iowa State University
(1145VJ2821)

3:00 p.m.
Calculus without Limit Theory.
Zengxiang Tong*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Otterbein University, Westerville, OH 43081
Jingzhong Zhang, School of Computer Science and Educational Software, Guangzhou University, Guangzhou 510006, China
Hongguang Fu, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China
(1145VJ679)

3:15 p.m.
Homogeneous Discussion Sections for New Start Calculus Students.
Katherine Walsh Hall*, University of Connecticut
Amit Savkar, University of Connecticut
(1145VJ2840)

3:30 p.m.
Reimagining the Curriculum: Making Radical Changes to Improve Learning in FirstYear College Calculus.
Jan Cannizzo*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(1145VJ2852)

3:45 p.m.
New Day/Time/Session: MYMA Calculus: An Active and Interactive Approach to Learning and Doing Calculus.
Douglas B Meade*, University of South Carolina
Philip B Yasskin, Texas A&M University
(1145VJ2977)

4:00 p.m.
Striving for Gains: Implementing Growth Mindset in a Calculus Classroom.
William Corson*, United States Military Academy at West Point
Andrew F. Plucker, United States Military Academy at West Point
(1145VJ300)

4:15 p.m.
Implementing Mastery Grading in Coordinated Calculus.
Mark Bly*, Coastal Carolina University
(1145VJ550)

4:30 p.m.
Partially Flipping Calc 1: Using InstructorCreated Videos to Introduce, Inspire, and Motivate.
Benjamin V.C. Collins*, University of WisconsinPlatteville
(1145VJ613)

4:45 p.m.
Extending physical Manipulatives to Visualize Multivariable Calculus Topics into Virtual Reality.
Daniel L McGee*, Kentucky Center for Mathematics
(1145VJ663)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Mathematics in the Life Sciences, Ecology, and Related Fields, III
Room 312, BCC

1:00 p.m.
Improving Statistical Binning Techniques for Species Tree Reconstruction.
Joseph P Rusinko, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Jennifer Vandenbussche*, Kennesaw State University
Qingyi Lu, Hobart and William Smith Colleges
(1145921317)

1:15 p.m.
Discrete Conformal Invariants on Triangle Meshes of Brain Data.
Carolyn M Eady*, Florida State University
(1145922107)

1:30 p.m.
Averaging for molecular motors with switching behavior.
Joe John Klobusicky*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Peter Kramer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
John Fricks, Arizona State University
(1145922404)

1:45 p.m.
The Replicator Dynamics for Multilevel Selection in Evolutionary Games.
Daniel B Cooney*, Princeton University
(114592175)

2:00 p.m.
Dynamic Observers for Unknown Populations.
Nathan A Poppelreiter*, University of Nebraska Lincoln
(1145921468)

2:15 p.m.
A Harmonic Oscillator Analogy to Mathematical Biology Systems.
Sergiy Koshkin, University of HoustonDowntown
Isaiah G. Meyers*, University of Texas at Austin
(1145921924)

2:30 p.m.
Explicit probability of fixation formula for mutual competitors in a stochastic population model under competitive tradeoffs.
Glenn S Young*, Penn State University
Andrew Belmonte, Penn State University
(1145921071)

2:45 p.m.
Modeling factors that regulate cell cooperativity in the zebrafish posterior lateral line primordium.
Leif ZinnBjorkman*, UCLA
Frederick R Adler, University of Utah
(1145922047)

3:00 p.m.
Analyzing the Dynamics of an Inflammatory Response to a Bacterial Infection in Rats.
Allison Torsey*, SUNY College at Buffalo
Amy Carpenter, Lee Unviersity
Julia Arciero, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
(114592604)

3:15 p.m.
How receptor diffusion and cell rotations increase association rates with extracellular reactants.
Christopher E Miles*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
Sean D Lawley, Department of Mathematics, University of Utah
(1145922631)

3:30 p.m.
Behavioral Synchrony and Functional EEG Networks.
David Damiano, College of the Holy Cross
Sarah McGuire*, College of the Holy Cross
Richard Schmidt, College of the Holy Cross
(1145001912)

3:45 p.m.
A modelbased analysis of autonomic nervous function in response to the Valsalva maneuver.
E Benjamin Randall*, North Carolina State University
Jesper Mehlsen, Coordinating Research Centre, Frederiksberg Hospital, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Mette Olufsen, North Carolina State University
(114592770)

4:00 p.m.
A Model to Explore the Origin of Heart Rate Variability.
Lindsey Fox*, University of Tennessee
(1145922761)

4:15 p.m.
Understanding the Role of Macrophages in Lung Inflammation Through Mathematical Modeling.
Sarah B Minucci*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Rebecca L Heise, Virginia Commonwealth University
Michael S Valentine, Virginia Commonwealth University
Franck J Kamga Gninzeko, Virginia Commonwealth University
Angela M Reynolds, Virginia Commonwealth University
(1145921919)

4:30 p.m.
Parameter estimation and predictive modeling in a model of peritonitis focusing on the sequential immune cell response.
Marcella M Torres*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Angela Reynolds, Virginia Commonwealth University
Rebecca Segal, Virginia Commonwealth University
Shobha Ghosh, Virginia Commonwealth University
(114592121)

4:45 p.m.
A Mathematical Model of Translation Regulation by the Integrated Stress Response: the ISR as an AnalogDigital Mechanism Tuned by eIF2B.
Laura F Strube*, Virginia Tech
Frederick R Adler, University of Utah
(1145922954)

5:00 p.m.
Effects of observation function selection in nonlinear filtering for epidemic models.
Leah M Mitchell*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Andrea Arnold, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(114592840)

5:15 p.m.
Investigating CellularLevel Effects of Neurostimulation Therapies with a Partial Differential Equation Based Mathematical Model.
Kaia R. Lindberg*, Roger Williams University
Edward T. Dougherty, Roger Williams University
(1145921461)

5:30 p.m.
A Computational Approach for Constructing an Intracellular Signaling Pathway Mathematical Model with Application to Parkinson's Disease.
Elizabeth M. Gilchrist*, Roger Williams University
Abigail T. Small, Roger Williams University
Edward T. Dougherty, Roger Williams University
(1145921473)

5:45 p.m.
The signalling game between plants and pollinators.
Jan Rychtar*, UNC Greensboro
Shan Sun, Lanzhou University
Michael Leshowitz, UNC Greensboro
(114591898)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.2:35 p.m.
MAA Contributed Paper Session on Meaningful Modeling in the First Two Years of College
Room 306, BCC
Organizers:
William C. Bauldry, Appalachian State University
Mary R. Parker, Austin Community College mparker@austincc.edu

1:00 p.m.
Engaging Modeling Students through Epidemiology.
Suzanne Sumner*, University of Mary Washington
(1145R51739)

1:20 p.m.
Assessing Modeling Meaningfully in a FreshmenLevel Mathematical Modeling Course through Discovery Learning Assessments.
Kayla K. Blyman, United States Military Academy  West Point
Kristin M. Arney, United States Military Academy  West Point
Scott D. Warnke*, United States Military Academy  West Point
(1145R52674)

1:40 p.m.
Findings from One Year of Implementation of the Modeling Practices in Calculus Curriculum.
Adam J. Castillo*, Florida International University, STEM Transformation Institute
Charity Watson, Florida International University
Eddie Fuller, Florida International University
Geoff Potvin, Florida International University
Laird Kramer, Florida International University
(1145R52950)

2:00 p.m.
Integrating Science and Technology to motivate the learning of Trigonometry in a Precalculus course.
Ahlam Tannouri*, Morgan State University
(1145R52976)

2:20 p.m.
Let the Model Drive the Bus: A modelmotivated approach to firstyear calculus.
Andrew M. Baxter*, Penn State University, University Park
Amine Benkiran, Penn State University, University Park
Eric Simring, Penn State University, University Park
Russell deForest, Penn State University, University Park
Matthew Willyard, Penn State University, University Park
(1145R52270)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Ordinary Differential Equations
Room 333, BCC

1:00 p.m.
Effect of Delays in Mathematical Models of Cancer Chemotherapy.
Ismail Abdulrashid*, Auburn University
Tomas Caraballo, Universidad de Sevilla
Xiaoying Han, Auburn University
(114534530)

1:15 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Fitting Classical Mathematical Models to Small Data Sets from Lewis Lung and Human Breast Carcinomas.
Maria Teresa Hernandez*, California State University, Monterey Bay
Judith E. Canner, California State University, Montery Bay
(1145342543)

1:30 p.m.
Dynamics of a ProducerGrazer Model Incorporating the Effects of Phosphorus Loading on Grazer's Growth.
Lale Asik*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,Texas Tech University
Angela Peace, Department of Mathematics and Statistics,Texas Tech University
(114534712)

1:45 p.m.
Mathematical Model of Honeybee Colonies Infested with Diseases.
Vardayani Ratti*, Dartmouth College
Peter Kevan, University of Guelph, Canada
Hermann Eberl, University of Guelph, Canada
(1145343016)

2:00 p.m.
Effects of Multiple Transmission Pathways on Zika Dynamics.
Omomayowa Olawoyin*, University of Texas at Arlington
Christopher Kribs, University of Texas at Arlington
(114534946)

2:15 p.m.
Global Stability: Vector Feeding Preference in Vector Borne Diseases.
Rocio Marilyn Caja Rivera, University of Notre Dame
Alfredo Villanueva*, University of Saint Francis
(114534260)

2:30 p.m.
Modeling the Effects of Wolbachia Transinfection and the Importance of Temperature in Dengue Epidemics.
Vinodh kumar Chellamuthu*, Dixie State University, St. George, Utah
Jisun Otterson, Dixie State University, St. George, Utah
(1145342149)

2:45 p.m.
Mathematical Model of Dengue Fever with Vertical Transmission in an AgeStructured Population.
Quynh Nguyen*, University of Cincinnati
Nguyenho Ho, Bridgewater State University
(1145342245)

3:00 p.m.
Approximate analytical solutions for a nonlinear fourthorder differential equation with nonlinear boundary conditions.
Saurabh Tomar*, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur India
R. K. Pandey, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur India
(1145341722)

3:15 p.m.
Numerical Solution of Beam Equation with Free Boundaries.
Hella M. Quinnett*, Cameron University
Narayan Thapa, Cameron University
(1145341289)

3:30 p.m.
Optimal semianalytical method to solve coupled nonlinear differential equations arising in epidemiology.
Mangalagama Dewasurendra*, University of Central Florida
Kuppalapalle Vajravelu, University of Central Florida
Ying Zhang, University of Central Florida
(114534836)

3:45 p.m.
The Adaptive ParkerSochacki Pade' Method For Robust Numerical Simulation.
Paul G Warne*, James Madison University
Debra A Warne, James Madison University
(114534808)

4:00 p.m.
Numerical Results for Sequential Caputo Fractional Differential Equations with Laplace Transform Methods.
Bhuvaneswari Sambandham*, Dixie State University
Aghalaya S Vatsala, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Vinodh Kumar Chellamuthu, Dixie State University
(1145342317)

4:15 p.m.
Mathematical Theory of Excangedriven Growth: Fundamentals and Asymptotic Behavior.
Emre Esenturk*, University of Warwick
(1145341554)

4:30 p.m.
An Isospectral Flow on Banded Matrices.
Krishna P Pokharel*, Young Harris College, Young Harris, GA
(1145341725)

4:45 p.m.
Power asymptotics of orbits of a Kolmogorov type polynomial vector field with a fixed Newton polyhendron.
Ateq Alsaadi*, Department of Mathematics, Howard University, Washington, DC 20059, USA
Faina Berezovskaya, Department of Mathematics, Howard University
(1145342623)

5:00 p.m.
A Necessary Condition for Exponential Matrix Solutions of Differential Equations.
James H Liu, James Madison University
Alexander R McAllister*, James Madison University
Alfred Williams, James Madison University
(1145342582)

5:15 p.m.
Some Asymptotic Properties of Ordinary Differential Equations.
Zhivko S. Athanassov*, Institute of Mathematics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(114534316)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Flowinduced (In)Stability of Elastic Structures
Room 342, BCC
Organizers:
Justin Webster, University of Maryland, Baltimore County websterj@umbc.edu
Scott Hansen, Iowa State University

1:00 p.m.
An Eulerian method for mixed soft and rigid body interactions in fluids.
Xiaolin Wang*, Harvard University
Chris H Rycroft, Harvard University
Ken Kamrin, MIT
(1145761776)

1:30 p.m.
Nonlinear Response of an Inextensible, Cantilevered Beam/Plate Subjected to a Nonconservative Force.
Earl H Dowell*, Duke University
Kevin McHugh, Duke University
Maxim Freydin, Duke University
(114535710)

2:00 p.m.
Dynamics of the Inextensible Inverted Flag with PistonTheoretic Forcing Term.
Jason S Howell*, Carnegie Mellon University
Varun Gudibanda, Carnegie Mellon University
Justin T Webster, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(1145351658)

2:30 p.m.
Controllability of a Cochlea with Localized Control on the Basilar Membrane.
Scott Hansen*, Iowa State University
(1145932207)

3:00 p.m.
Break.

3:30 p.m.
Asymptotics of the eigenfrequencies of the EulerBernoulli beam with fully nondissipative boundary feedback.
Laszlo P. Kindrat*, University of New Hampshire
Marianna Shubov, University of New Hampshire
(114535788)

4:00 p.m.
Feedback stabilization of a 2D fluidstructure interaction model.
Yongjin Lu*, Virginia State University
(1145351691)

4:30 p.m.
Rational Decay rates for a PDE FluidStructure Interaction.
George Avalos*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(1145351490)

5:00 p.m.
Weak solution and long time behavior of a fluidplate interaction model.
Jing Zhang*, Virginia State University
Roberto Triggiani, University of Memphis
(114535560)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
AMS Special Presentation
Who Wants to Be a MathematicianChampionship Contest.
Room 309/310, BCC

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on Math Circles for Students and Teachers (SIGMAA MCST) Special Presentation
Math Circle Demonstration
Room 322, BCC
Organizers:
Sarah Bryant, Dickinson College
Lance Bryant, Shippensburg University

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:15 p.m.5:25 p.m.
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Other Topics
Room 340, BCC
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Kim Roth, Juniata College roth@juniata.edu
Melvin Royer, Indiana Wesleyan University melvin.royer@indwes.edu

1:15 p.m.
Mathematics Teacher as Learner: What I Learned from Participating in the NOAA Teacher at Sea Program.
Emily CilliTurner*, University of La Verne
(1145VV1082)

1:30 p.m.
Equilibrium patterns in the candysharing circle.
Madison Lydic*, Washington & Jefferson College
Ryan Higginbottom, Washington & Jefferson College
(1145VV1362)

1:45 p.m.
Relations in doubly laced crystal graphs via discrete Morse theory.
Molly Lynch*, North Carolina State University
(1145VV1868)

2:00 p.m.
Periodic Solutions and Bifurcations of the Bernoulli Dynamic Equation on a Certain Class of Time Scales.
Chris Ahrendt*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
(1145VV2261)

2:15 p.m.
Sequences and PTPMs.
Lisa Schneider*, Salisbury University
Jathan Austin, Salisbury University
(1145VV2665)

2:30 p.m.
Odd Items from the Complex History of the Real Numbers; i$^i$.
John Robert Botzum*, Kutztown University, Kutztown Pennsylvania
Andrew Martin, Kentucky State University
(1145VV2684)

2:45 p.m.
Compressive Sensing with the NonConvex Quantized Particle Swarm Optimization.
Abd Al Rahman R Al Momani, Clarkson University
Ahmad R Almomani*, SUNY Geneseo
(1145VV2762)

3:00 p.m.
Prince Rupert's Cube in Higher Dimensions.
Chaogui Zhang*, Clayton State University
(1145VV2848)

3:15 p.m.
Searching for Complex Cellular Automata.
Clifford A Reiter*, Lafayette College
(1145VV307)

3:30 p.m.
Stirling Numbers in Braid Matroid KazhdanLusztig Polynomials.
Trevor K Karn*, Pennsylvania State University
Max D Wakefield, United States Naval Academy
(1145VV380)

3:45 p.m.
A probabilistic chipcollecting game.
Wing Hong Tony Wong*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
Jiao Xu, West Virginia University
(1145VV684)

4:00 p.m.
Symmetry Algebras of the Canonical Lie Group Geodesic Equations in Dimension Five.
Hassan Almusawa*, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
(1145VV891)

4:15 p.m.
Some Criteria for Permutation Binomials over Finite Fields.
Laura MoraMercado*, University of Puerto RicoMayaguez
(1145VV893)

4:30 p.m.
A Category Theoretic Framework for Classical Mechanics.
John Baez, University of California, Riverside
David Weisbart, University of California, Riverside
Adam Yassine*, University of California, Riverside
(1145VV1922)

4:45 p.m.
Structure and a duality of binary operations on monoids and groups.
Masayoshi Kaneda*, American University of Kuwait
(1145VV1824)

5:00 p.m.
How To: Create a Community for Undergraduate Mathematicians.
Alice Chudnovsky*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Anna Chlopecki, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(1145VV2970)

5:15 p.m.
Accessibility Features for Advanced Mathematics in the new MathJax Version 3.
Volker Sorge*, MathJax Consortium & Birmingham University, UK
Davide P Cervone, MathJax Consortium & Union College, NY
(1145VV2584)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Contributed Paper Session on Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes
Room 334, BCC

1:15 p.m.
Favorite sites of a persistent random walk on $\mathbb{Z}$.
Arka Ghosh, Iowa State University
Steven Noren*, Lake Superior State University
Alexander Roitershtein, Texas A & M University
(114560811)

1:30 p.m.
NonHermitian Anderson Operators and their Spectral Properties.
Mira Gordin*, Brown University
(114560465)

1:45 p.m.
Intermittence and spacetime fractional stochastic partial differential equations.
Jebessa B Mijena*, Georgia College & State University
Erkan Nane, Auburn University
(1145602903)

2:00 p.m.
Joint exit time and place distribution for Brownian motion on Riemannian manifolds.
Upul H Rupassara*, Southern Illinois University
(114560614)

2:15 p.m.
A weak rectangular method for a class of stochastic differential equations and mean square stability analysis.
Ram Sharan Adhikari*, Rogers State University
(1145601279)

2:30 p.m.
Load balancing for queues using delayed information.
David Lipshutz*, Technion
Rami Atar, Technion
(1145602278)

2:45 p.m.
When does the competitive exclusion principle hold in stochastic environments?
Alexandru Hening*, Tufts University
Dang Hai Nguyen, University of Alabama
(114560650)

3:00 p.m.
Probability, Final Size, and Duration of an Outbreak in Stochastic Multigroup Models.
Aadrita Nandi*, Texas Tech University
Linda J.S. Allen, Texas Tech University
(1145601170)

3:15 p.m.
Influence of Receptor Recharge on the Statistics of Captured Particles.
Gregory Handy*, University of Utah
Sean D Lawley, University of Utah
Alla Borisyuk, University of Utah
(1145601590)

3:30 p.m.
Curing Cancer Faster: Optimizing Drug Scheduling Protocols with a FokkerPlank Model.
Julia L Pelesko*, Departments of Translational Hematology and Oncology Research and Radiation Oncology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Michael Hinczewski, Department of Physics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA
Jacob Scott, Departments of Translational Hematology and Oncology Research and Radiation Oncology, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
(1145602995)

3:45 p.m.
Obstructions to LWEbased Homomorphic Encryption with Uniform Error.
Alice Chudnovsky, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Jake Januzelli*, Cornell University
Jacob Brazeal, Bob Jones University
(1145062948)

4:00 p.m.
Association and other forms of positive dependence for Feller evolution systems.
Eddie B. Tu*, Dickinson College
(1145602125)

4:15 p.m.
Systems of Competing Brownian Particles.
Andrey Sarantsev*, University of Nevada, Reno
(1145602510)

4:30 p.m.
Linear Univariate GARCH(p,q) and Pink Noise.
Fatemeh Norouzi*, Morgan State University
Isabelle KemajouBrown, Morgan State University
Rachel Kuske, Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Mathematics
(1145602796)

4:45 p.m.
Portfolio optimization for small time horizons.
Rohini Kumar, Wayne State University
Hussein Nasralah*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(1145602455)

5:00 p.m.
Stochastic Deflator for an Economic Scenario Generator with Five Factors.
PoKeng Cheng*, Chaire Data Analytics & Models for Insurance, Laboratoire SAF, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
Frédéric Planchet, ISFA, Laboratoire SAF, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1; Prim'Act
(114560137)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:15 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Project NExT Workshop on Flipped Classroom
Maximizing Student Outcomes in Flipped Classrooms
Room 308, BCC
Organizers:
Ranthony A.C. Edmonds, The Ohio State University
Forest Mannan, Colorado School of Mines
Caleb Moxely, BirminghamSouthern College
Diana Schepens, Whitworth University
Facilitators:
Jim Fowler, The Ohio State University
David Pengelley, Oregon State University
Bart Snapp, The Ohio State University
Joycelyn Wilson, Spelman College

Saturday January 19, 2019, 1:30 p.m.5:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometry of Representation Spaces, II
Room 328, BCC
Organizers:
Sean Lawton, George Mason University slawton3@gmu.edu
Chris Manon, University of Kentucky
Daniel Ramras, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis

1:30 p.m.
Higher Teichmuller components for SO(p,q).
Brian Collier*, University of Maryland
(114514603)

2:00 p.m.
On typepreserving representations of thrice punctured projective plane group.
Sara Maloni*, University of Virginia
Frederic Palesi, Institut de Mathematiques de Marseille
Tian Yang, Texas A&M University
(1145571148)

3:00 p.m.
Bad subgroups in complex reductive groups.
Clément Jacques Etienne Guérin*, University of Luxembourg
(114520886)

3:30 p.m.
Topology and Arithmetic of $GL(n,\mathbb{C})$Character Varieties.
Carlos A. Florentino*, University of Lisbon, Portugal
(1145141829)

4:30 p.m.
The topology, geometry and arithmetic of representation varieties.
Maxime Bergeron*, University of Chicago
(1145572014)

5:00 p.m.
Shape and Ptolemy coordinates for higher dimensional manifolds.
Christian K Zickert*, University of Maryland, College Park
(1145571067)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
ASL Contributed Paper Session
Room 315, BCC

Saturday January 19, 2019, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AWM Workshop:WinCompTop: Applied and computational topology, II
Room 307, BCC
Organizers:
Radmila Sazdanovic, North Carolina State University rsazdanovic@math.ncsu.edu
Yusu Wang, The Ohio State University yusu@cse.ohiostate.edu

2:00 p.m.
Graph rules for inhibitory network dynamics.
Carina Curto*, Penn State
(1145921928)

3:00 p.m.
Using Topology to Measure Dynamics of TimeVarying Systems.
Lori Ziegelmeier*, Macalester College
Henry Adams, Colorado State University
Chad Topaz, Williams College
Lu Xian, Macalester College
(1145551377)

3:30 p.m.
Topological Techniques for Characterization of Pattern Forming Systems.
Rachel A. Neville*, The University of Arizona
(1145551493)

4:00 p.m.
Local Persistent HomologyBased Distances between Nonplanar Road Networks.
Brittany Terese Fasy*, School of Computing and Dept. of Mathematical Sciences, Montana State University
Ahmed Abdelkader, University of Maryland, College Park
Geoff Boeing, Northeastern University
David L. Millman, Montana State University
(1145552592)

4:30 p.m.
Burning the Medial Axis.
Erin Wolf Chambers*, Saint Louis University
(114555709)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
MAA Business Meeting
Room 316, BCC
Organizers:
Deanna Haunsperger, Carleton College
James Sellers, Pennsylvania State University

Saturday January 19, 2019, 3:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAAAMSSIAM Gerald and Judith Porter Public Lecture
Big data, inequality, and democracy.
Ballrooms I & II, 400 Level, BCC
Cathy O'Neil*, ORCAA
(1145A020)

Saturday January 19, 2019, 7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
2019 AMS "Until Next Time" Social
Maryland Science Center, 601 Light Street, Baltimore