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2012 Spring Central Section Meeting
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
March 30  April 1, 2012 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1081
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Sunday April 1, 2012

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Enumerative and Geometric Combinatorics, III
Room 4034, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Margaret Bayer, University of Kansas
Joseph P. Kung, University of North Texas
Svetlana Poznanovik, Georgia Institute of Technology
Catherine Yan, Texas A&M University cyan@math.tamu.edu

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Representation Theory, IV
Room 4033, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Zongzhu Lin, Kansas State University zlin@math.ksu.edu
Zhiwei Yun, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Applications, IV
Room 4002, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Arpad Benyi, Western Washington University
David CruzUribe, Trinity College
Rodolfo Torres, University of Kansas torres@math.ku.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discussion.

8:30 a.m.
Transference method of the $L^p$ continuity of the LittlewoodPaleyJacobi g function to the to the LittlewoodPaleyHermite and LittlewoodPaleyLaguerre g functions.
Wilfredo O Urbina*, Roosevelt University
Eduard Navas, Universidad Experimental Francisco de Miranda
(108142153)

9:00 a.m.
On Fourier transforms of radial functions and distributions.
Loukas Grafakos*, University of Missouri
Gerald Teschl, University of Vienna
(108142115)

9:30 a.m.
Global Estimates for Kernels of Neumann Series and Green's Functions for Schrödinger operators of Fractional Order.
Michael W Frazier*, University of Tennessee
Fedor Nazarov, Kent State University
Igor E Verbitsky, University of Missouri
(108135186)

10:00 a.m.
A remark on the two dimensional water wave problem with surface tension.
Markus Keel, Department of Mathematics
Shuanglin Shao*, Department of Mathematics
(108135102)

10:30 a.m.
Global behavior of solutions to the focusing nonlinear Schrödinger Equation.
Svetlana Roudenko*, The George Washington University
(108135276)

11:00 a.m.
Interpolation of Gibbs measures with white Noise for Hamiltonian PDEs.
Tadahiro (Choonghong) Oh*, Princeton University
Jeremy Quastel, University of Toronto
Benedek Valko, University of Wisconsin Madison
(10816048)

11:30 a.m.
Initial Value Problem for the quasilinear dispersive PDE.
Timur Akhunov*, University of Calgary
(108135286)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Interplay between Geometry and Partial Differential Equations in Several Complex Variables, IV
Room 4001, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Jennifer Halfpap, University of Montana
Phil Harrington, University of Arkansas psharrin@uark.edu

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Knots, IV
Room 4071, Wescoe Hall

8:00 a.m.
On a family of extension quandles associated with pointed abelian groups.
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
W. Edwin Clark, USF
Mohamed Elhamdadi, USF
Xiangdong Hou, USF
Timothy Yeatman, USF
(108157176)

8:30 a.m.
Quantum Enhancements of Involutory Rack Counting Invariants.
Sam Nelson*, Claremont McKenna College
(10815779)

9:30 a.m.
Parity Biquandles.
Aaron Kaestner*, North Park University
Louis H Kauffman, University of Illinois  Chicago
(10815470)

10:00 a.m.
Every group is a distributive set in a monoid of binary operations.
Gregory T Mezera*, George Washington University
(108155361)

10:30 a.m.
Symmetric group actions on webs.
Heather M. Russell*, University of Southern California
Matthew Housley, BYU
Julianna S. Tymoczko, Smith College
(10815751)

11:00 a.m.
Torsion in one term distributive homology.
Alissa Crans, LMU
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University and UG
Krzysztof Putyra, Columbia University
(108157209)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.9:45 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Ion Channels: Life's Transistors, III
Room 4045, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Bob Eisenberg, Rush Medical Center at Chicago
Chun Liu, Penn State University
Weishi Liu, University of Kansas wliu@math.ku.edu

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Mirror Symmetry, IV
Room 4076, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Ricardo CastanoBernard, Kansas State University rcastano@math.ksu.edu
Paul Horja, Oklahoma State University
Zheng Hua, Kansas State University
Yan Soibelman, Kansas State University

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Dynamical Systems and Applications, IV
Room 4043, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Weishi Liu, University of Kansas
Erik Van Vleck, University of Kansas evanvleck@math.ku.edu

8:00 a.m.
The phase locked loop, infinitetime averaging and invariant manifolds.
Carmen Chicone*, University of Missouri
Michael Thomas Heitzman, Central Michigan University
(108134130)

8:30 a.m.
Local invariant manifolds in normally elliptic type singular perturbations.
Nan Lu, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Chongchun Zeng*, Georgia Institutte of Technology
(108137146)

9:00 a.m.
Wellposedness Issues in Degenerate Dispersive Equations.
J. Douglas Wright*, Drexel University Department of Mathematics
(108135337)

9:30 a.m.
Approximations of Random Dispersal Operators/Equations by Nonlocal Dispersal Operators/Equations.
Wenxian Shen*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University
Xiaoxia Xie, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University
(10813598)

10:00 a.m.
Ideal free distribution and evolution of dispersal.
Yuan Lou*, Ohio State University
(10813530)

10:30 a.m.
PDE vs ODE Dynamics.
KingYeung Lam*, Ohio State University
Yuan Lou, Ohio State University and Mathematical Biosciences Institute
WeiMing Ni, University of Minnesota, and East China Normal University, China
(108135157)

11:00 a.m.
Tracking Controllers and Robustness Analysis for UAVs.
Aleksandra Gruszka, Louisiana State University Department of Mathematics
Michael Malisoff*, Louisiana State University Department of Mathematics
Frederic Mazenc, Laboratoire des Signaux et Systemes
(10819328)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, IV
Room 4051, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Weizhang Huang, University of Kansas huang@math.ku.edu
Xuemin Tu, University of Kansas
Erik Van Vleck, University of Kansas
Honggou Xu, University of Kansas

8:00 a.m.
Weak Galerkin finite element methods for partial differential equations.
Lin Mu, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Junping Wang, NSF
Yanqiu Wang, oklahoma state university
Xiu Ye*, University of Arkansas at Little Rock
(10816512)

8:30 a.m.
Anisotropic meshes and conditioning of finite element equations.
Lennard Kamenski*, University of Kansas / TU Darmstadt
Weizhang Huang, University of Kansas
Hongguo Xu, University of Kansas
(108165274)

9:00 a.m.
Goaloriented local a posteriori error estimators for H(div) leastsquares finite element methods.
JaEun Ku*, Oklahoma State University
(108165147)

9:30 a.m.
Modeling of Multiphase Magnetohydrodynamics in Tokamaks.
Tianshi Lu*, Wichita State University
Patrick Rinker, Wichita State University
(108176367)

10:00 a.m.
Discrete Maximum Principle and Mesh Adaptation for Anisotropic Diffusion Problems.
Xianping Li*, University of Central Arkansas
Weizhang Huang, University of Kansas
(108165257)

10:30 a.m.
Radially Projected Finite Elements for Pattern Formation on Spheroidal Surfaces.
Necibe Tuncer*, University of Tulsa
(108135304)

11:00 a.m.
Weak Galerkin method for biharmonic equations.
Yanqiu Wang*, Oklahoma State University
(108165219)

11:30 a.m.
Linearly Implicit Time Integrators for Optimal Control Problems.
Jens P. Lang*, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany
(10816546)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room 4040, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Milena Stanislavova, University of Kansas
Atanas Stefanov, University of Kansas stefanov@math.ku.edu

8:00 a.m.
Linear Stability Analysis for Periodic Traveling Waves of the Boussinesq Equation and the KGZ System.
Milena Stanislavova*, University of Kansas
Atanas Stefanov, University of Kansas
S. Hakkaev, Yeditepe University
(108135400)

8:30 a.m.
Stabilization of wave equations with Wentzell boundary conditions.
Marcelo Cavalcanti, University of Maringa, Brazil
Irena Lasiecka, University of Virginia
Daniel Toundykov*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108135270)

9:00 a.m.
On Square Root Domains for NonSelfAdjoint Operators Under Additive Perturbations.
Roger Nichols*, University of Missouri
Fritz Gesztesy, University of Missouri
Steve Hofmann, University of Missouri
(108134375)

9:30 a.m.
Breather Stability in KleinGordon Equations.
Zoi Rapti*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108134287)

10:00 a.m.
Shorttime stability of the solar system.
Angel Ivanov Zhivkov*, Sofia University, Bulgaria
(108170159)

10:30 a.m.
Monotone Operator Theory and Applications to PDE's.
Mohammad A. Rammaha*, University of Nebraska Lincoln
(108135105)

11:00 a.m.
Blow up of solutions to systems of nonlinear wave equations with supercritical sources and damping.
Yanqiu Guo*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Mohammad A. Rammaha, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108135183)

11:30 a.m.
A shadowing theorem with localization, with applications to heteroclinic cycles and to properties of scaling exponents.
Rafael de la Llave, Georgia Institute of Technology
Nikola P. Petrov*, University of Oklahoma
Arturo Olvera, UNAM
(108137318)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singularities in Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 4020, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas
Lance E. Miller, University of Utah lmiller@math.utah.edu
Karl Schwede, Pennsylvania State University

8:00 a.m.
Jacobian discrepancies and rational singularities.
Tommaso de Fernex, University of Utah
Roi Docampo*, Univerisy of Utah
(108114308)

8:30 a.m.
An algebraic extension of the LêSaito Theorem.
Mathias Schulze*, Oklahoma State University
(108114114)

9:00 a.m.
Bertini theorems for $F$singularities.
Karl Schwede, Pennsylvania State University
Wenliang Zhang*, University of Michigan
(108113342)

9:30 a.m.
Characteristic classes of Hilbert schemes of points via symmetric products.
Laurentiu Maxim*, University of WisconsinMadison
(108114129)

10:00 a.m.
Variation of geometric invariant theory quotients and semiorthogonal decompositions of derived categories.
Matthew R Ballard*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
David Favero, University of Vienna
Ludmil Katzarkov, University of Vienna and University of Miami
(108114329)

10:30 a.m.
Squarefree monomial ideals of linear type.
Louiza Fouli*, New Mexico State University
KueiNuan Lin, University of California, Riverside
(108113386)

11:00 a.m.
Divisorial models of nonQGorenstein varieties.
Stefano Urbinati*, University of Utah
(108114242)

11:30 a.m.
Noncommutative desingularization of determinantal varieties.
RagnarOlaf Buchweitz, University of Toronto Scarborough
Graham J Leuschke*, Syracuse University
Michel Van den Bergh, FWO
(108114247)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis, IV
Room 4008, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Jin Feng, University of Kansas
Yaozhong Hu, University of Kansas
David Hualart, University of Kansas nualart@math.ku.edu

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and its Applications, IV
Room 4023, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Yasuyuki Kachi, University of Kansas
B. P. Purnaprajna, University of Kansas purna@math.ku.edu
Sarang Sane, University of Kansas

8:30 a.m.
Stable complexes, reflexive sheaves and monads.
Jason Lo*, University of Missouri, Columbia
Ziyu Zhang, MaxPlanck Institute for Mathematics
(108114303)

9:00 a.m.
Valuation SemiGroups and Generating Sequences on 2dimensional Local Rings.
Vinh An Pham*, University of MissouriColumbia
Steven Dale Cutkosky, University of MissouriColumbia
(108113262)

9:30 a.m.
On a question of DemaillyPeternellSchneider.
Qi Zhang*, University of MissouriColumbia
M. Chen, Fudan University
(10811484)

10:00 a.m.
Regularity of general rational curves on hypersurfaces.
Sara Gharahbeigi*, Washington University in St Louis
(108114345)

10:30 a.m.
Determinantal Equations for Secant Varieties.
Adam J Ginensky*, WH Trading
(108114298)

11:00 a.m.
The variety of codewords of minimum weight.
Stefan O Tohaneanu*, The University of Western Ontario
(108114206)

11:30 a.m.
Discussion.

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Commutative Algebra, III
Room 4025, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Christopher Francisco, Oklahoma State University chris@math.okstate.edu
Jeffrey Mermin, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig, University of Kansas

8:30 a.m.
Results on ideals of star configurations in projective space.
Brian Harbourne*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108114238)

9:00 a.m.
Bounding the Alpha Invariant for Fat Points.
Susan Marie Cooper*, Central Michigan University
Stephen G. Hartke, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108113179)

9:30 a.m.
The minimum distance of linear codes and fat points.
Adam Van Tuyl*, Lakehead University
Stefan Tohaneanu, University of Western
(10811352)

10:00 a.m.
Koszul property of projections of the Veronese cubic surface.
Giulio Caviglia*, Purdue University
Aldo Conca, University of Genoa
(108113281)

10:30 a.m.
Polynomial and non polynomial behavior of homological functions of powers of ideals.
Steven Dale Cutkosky*, University of Missouri
(108113193)

11:00 a.m.
A Duality Theorem for ideals of a Gorenstein ring.
Claudia Miller, Syracuse University
Janet Striuli*, Fairfield University
Hamidreza Rahmati, Syracuse University
(108113356)

11:30 a.m.
Bounds for Gorenstein Hilbert Coefficients.
Sabine El Khoury, American University of Beirut, Lebanon.
Hema Srinivasan*, University of Missouri Columbia
(108113134)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Analysis, Geometry and Probability, IV
Room 4007, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Pietro PoggiCorradini, Kansas State University pietro@math.ksu.edu
Hrant Hakobyan, Kansas State University

8:30 a.m.
Comparisons and contrasts between nonarchimedean dynamics and complex dynamics.
Adrian Jenkins*, Iowa State University
(10813772)

9:00 a.m.
On the continuity of SLE$_\kappa$ curves in $\kappa$.
Fredrik Johansson Viklund*, Columbia University
Steffen Rohde, University of Washington, Seattle
Carto Wong, University of Washington, Seattle
(108130338)

9:30 a.m.
Scaling limits in anisotropic conformal aggregation models.
Fredrik Johansson Viklund, Columbia University
Alan A. Sola*, University of Cambridge
Amanda Turner, Lancaster University
(108160212)

10:00 a.m.
Slowlygrowing frequently hypercyclic entire functions.
David Drasin*, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN 47907
Eero Saksman, University of helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
(108130139)

10:30 a.m.
A Schur algorithm for a large class of functions.
Daniel Alpay, BenGurion University of the Negev
Aad Dijksma, University of Groningen
Heinz Langer, Vienna University of Technology
Dan Volok*, Kansas State University
(108130330)

11:00 a.m.
Quasiregular maps and the conductivity equation in the Heisenberg group.
Anton Isopoussu, University of Cambridge
Kirsi Peltonen, Aalto University
Jeremy T Tyson*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108130294)

11:30 a.m.
Stability of the doubling property and Poincare inequality in a Riemannian approximation of CarnotCaratheodory metrics.
Luca Capogna*, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications/University of Arkansas
(10813558)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamics and Stability of Nonlinear Waves, IV
Room 4041, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Mat Johnson, University of Kansas matjohn@math.ku.edu
Myunghyun Oh, University of Kansas

9:00 a.m.
Stability of solutions for nonintegrable peakon equations.
Stephane Lafortune*, College of Charleston
Andrew N.W. Hone, University of Kent
(108135359)

9:30 a.m.
Horseshoes and hand grenades: on Schrodinger, standing waves and stability.
Russell K. Jackson*, U.S. Naval Academy
(10813518)

10:00 a.m.
Dynamics near Turing patterns in ReactionDiffusion Systems.
Arnd Scheel, University of Minnesota
Qiliang Wu*, University of Minnesota
(108137232)

10:30 a.m.
Shorttime existence theory toward stability for nonlinear parabolic systems.
Peter Howard*, Texas A&M University
(10813533)

11:00 a.m.
Error estimate for the Bloch bandbased Gaussian beam superposition for the Schr\``odinger equation.
Maksym Pryporov*, Iowa State University
(108135389)

11:30 a.m.
Thresholds in threedimensional restricted EulerPoisson equations.
Yongki Lee*, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University
Hailiang Liu, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University
(108135279)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology and Group Theory, IV
Room 4035, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Richard P. Kent IV, University of WisconsinMadison
Christopher J. Leininger, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign clein@math.uiuc.edu
Kasra Rafi, University of Oklahoma

Sunday April 1, 2012, 9:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Moduli Spaces of Sheaves, III
Room 4044, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Alina Marian, Northeastern University a.marian@neu.edu
Dragos Oprea, University of California San Diego

Sunday April 1, 2012, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Commutative Algebra, IV
Room 4019, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Hailong Dao, University of Kansas hdao@math.ku.edu
Craig Huneke, University of Kansas
Daniel Katz, University of Kansas

9:00 a.m.
Test exponents for modules with finite phantom projective dimension.
Melvin Hochster, University of Michigan
Yongwei Yao*, Georgia State University
(108113307)

9:30 a.m.
Decomposing Gorenstein Rings as a Connected Sum.
Ananthnarayan Hariharan*, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Ela Celikbas, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Zheng Yang, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
(108113334)

10:00 a.m.
Asymptotic depth of nonstandard multigraded modules.
Gemma ColoméNin*, Purdue University
Juan Elias, Universitat de Barcelona
(108113285)

10:30 a.m.
A handson approach to tensor product surfaces.
Hal Schenck, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexandra Seceleanu*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Javid Validashti, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(108113195)

11:00 a.m.
Local rings of trivial $\mathcal{G}$type and compactly generated categories.
Lars Winther Christensen*, Texas Tech University
(108113397)

11:30 a.m.
Characterizations of quasicomplete intersection ideals.
Liana M Sega*, University of Missouri, Kansas City
(108113352)

Sunday April 1, 2012, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Statistics, IV
Room 4012, Wescoe Hall
Organizers:
Zsolt Talata, University of Kansas talata@math.ku.edu
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