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Fall Southeastern Section Meeting
Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
October 1314, 2012 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1083
Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS daverman@math.utk.edu
Saturday October 13, 2012

Saturday October 13, 2012, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Book Exhibit
Qatar Ballroom, LavinBernick Center

Saturday October 13, 2012, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Kendal Cram Lecture Hall Foyer, LavinBernick Center

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics: Rook Theory and Applications, I
Room 242, Boggs Hall Organizers: Mahir Bilen Can, Tulane University mcan@tulane.edu Michael Joyce, Tulane University Jeff Remmel, University of California at San Diego

8:00 a.m.
Complete Quadrics and Colored Symmetric Rooks.
Mahir Bilen Can, Tulane University
Michael O. Joyce*, Tulane University
Benjamin J. Wyser, University of Illinois
(108314236)

8:30 a.m.
Some Properties of Generalized Partitions Relating to the Rook Monoid.
Ryan Therkelsen*, Bellarmine University
(10830623)

9:00 a.m.
Rook placements and nilpotent matrices over finite fields.
Martha Yip*, University of Pennsylvania
(108305218)

9:30 a.m.
Lexicograpic shellability of partial involutions.
Mahir Bilen Can, Tulane University
Tim Twelbeck*, Tulane University
(108306238)

10:00 a.m.
A rook model for polyStirling numbers.
Brian K. Miceli*, Trinity University
(10830581)

10:30 a.m.
Connection coefficients between generalized rising and falling factorial bases.
Jeffrey E Liese*, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA
B K Miceli, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
J B Remmel, University of California, San Diego, CA
(108305231)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures over Commutative Rings, I
Room 122, Boggs Hall Organizers: Lee Klingler, Florida Atlantic University Aihua Li, Montclair State University lia@mail.montclair.edu Ralph Tucci, Loyola University New Orleans

8:00 a.m.
Prime ideals in quotients of mixed power seriespolynomial rings.
Ela Celikbas, Univ. of Missouri
Christina EubanksTurner, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Sylvia M Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(108313126)

8:30 a.m.
Viewing an ultrapower as an extension of a commutative ring.
K Alan Loper*, Ohio State University
Carmelo Finocchiaro, Univesita Degli Studi "Roma Tre"
(108313212)

9:00 a.m.
A note on complete rings of quotients and McCoy rings.
David E. Dobbs*, University of Tennessee
Jay Shapiro, George Mason University
(10831313)

9:30 a.m.
Goingdown in Monoid Rings.
Jay Shapiro*, George Mason University
David E. Dobbs, University of TennesseeKnoxville
(10831326)

10:00 a.m.
$p$extensions.
Warren Wm. McGovern*, Florida Atlantic University
(108313135)

10:30 a.m.
Decomposing a Gorenstein Artin ring as a Connected Sum.
Hariharan Ananthnarayan, University of NebraskaLincoln
Ela Celikbas*, University of MissouriColumbia
Zheng Yang, University of NebraskaLincoln
(108313194)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Topological Combinatorics, I
Room 243, Boggs Hall Organizers: Alexander Engstrom, Aalto University Matthew Stamps, Aalto University Matthew.Stamps@aalto.fi

8:00 a.m.
A nerve lemma for gluing incoherent discrete Morse functions.
Alexander Engström*, Aalto University
(108305165)

8:30 a.m.
Matroids and Quotients of Spheres, II.
Marisa Hughes, Hamilton College
Ed Swartz*, Cornell University
(108305200)

9:00 a.m.
Toric cubes.
Alex Engstrom, Aalto University
Patricia Hersh*, North Carolina State University
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley
(108305113)

9:30 a.m.
Noncontractibility of order complexes of coset posets.
John Shareshian*, Washington University
Russ Woodroofe, Mississippi State University
(108305206)

10:00 a.m.
Matroids over rings.
Alex Fink*, MSRI
Luca Moci, Paris 7
(108305100)

10:30 a.m.
$h$Vectors of matroids and logarithmic concavity.
June Huh*, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
(108352128)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Methods in Knot Theory, I
Room 120, Newcomb Hall Organizers: Heather Russell, University of Southern California Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University kasten.la@gmail.com

8:00 a.m.
Combinatorial Spatial Graph Floer Homology.
Shelly Harvey*, Rice University
Danielle O'Donnol, Imperial College London
(108357224)

8:30 a.m.
Graph homology and configuration spaces.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, University of Pennsylvania
Vladimir Baranovsky, University of CaliforniaIrvine
(108318187)

9:00 a.m.
A knot Floer invariant of certain framed graphs.
Allison Gilmore*, University of California Los Angeles
(108357219)

9:30 a.m.
On torsion in the Khovanov homology of knots.
Alexander N. Shumakovitch*, The George Washington University
(108357234)

10:00 a.m.
Quasialternating Montesinos links.
Abhijit Champanerkar*, College of Staten Island & Graduate Center CUNY
Philip Ording, Medgar Evers College CUNY
(10835768)

10:30 a.m.
Topologically slice knots and bipolarity.
Tim D Cochran, Rice University
Peter D Horn*, Syracuse University
(10835788)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions of Geometry and Topology in Low Dimensions, I
Room 119, Newcomb Hall Organizers: John Etnyre, Georgia Tech Rafal Komendarczyk, Tulane University Lenhard Ng, Duke University ng@math.duke.edu

8:00 a.m.
Geometry of metric contact pairs (bicontact manifolds).
Gianluca Bande, Universit{à} degli studi di Cagliari
David E. Blair*, Michigan State University
Amine Hadjar, Universit{é} de Haute Alsace4
(10835317)

9:00 a.m.
Contact Structures of Sasaki type on $S^3$bundles over Riemann Surfaces.
Charles P Boyer*, University of New Mexico
(108353133)

9:30 a.m.
Quantitative Darboux theorems in contact geometry.
John B Etnyre, Georgia Institute of Technology
Rafal Komendarczyk*, Tulane University
Patrick Massot, Universite Paris Sud
(108353208)

10:00 a.m.
Contact geometry and Riemannian metrics: a contact version of the sphere theorem.
J Etnyre*, Georgia Institute of Technology
R Komendarczyk, Tulane University
P Massot, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay
(10835728)

10:30 a.m.
On Boundary regularity and Asymptotic Conformality of DouadyEarle extensions of diffeomorphisms of $S^n$.
Jun Hu, City University of New York
Susovan Pal*, Rutgers University
(108330141)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis: Current Directions and Applications, I
Room 123, Newcomb Hall Organizers: HuiHsiung Kuo, Louisiana State University Ambar Sengupta, Louisiana State University sengupta@math.lsu.edu P. Sundar, Louisiana State University

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis of Pattern Formation in Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 201, Herbert Hall Organizers: Xuefeng Wang, Tulane University xdw@tulane.edu

8:30 a.m.
Movement of a solution having a single spike on the boundary of a semilinear parabolic equation.
Izumi Takagi*, Mathematical Institute, Tohoku University
(108335181)

9:00 a.m.
Persistence of a Single Phytoplankton Species in a Water Column.
Yuan Lou*, Ohio State University
(10833520)

9:30 a.m.
Analysis of Defects in Nematic Liquid Crystals.
Patricia Bauman*, Purdue University
Jinhae Park, Chungnam National University
Daniel Phillips, Purdue University
(10833541)

10:00 a.m.
A Burgers Model for Striped Pattern Formation in the Strong Bending Regime.
Nicholas M. Ercolani*, University of Arizona
(108335146)

10:30 a.m.
Faster vs Slower Diffuser.
Xinfu Chen, University of Pittsburgh
KingYeung Lam*, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University
Yuan Lou, Mathematical Biosciences Institute, Ohio State University
(108335122)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Approximation Theory, Geometric Modelling, and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 115, Newcomb Hall Organizers: Henry Schenck, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign schenck@math.uiuc.edu

Saturday October 13, 2012, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric and Algebraic Aspects of Representation Theory, I
Room 105, Boggs Hall Organizers: Pramod N. Achar, Louisiana State University pramod@math.lsu.edu Dijana Jakelić, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Saturday October 13, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Biological Fluid Dynamics: Modeling, Computations, and Applications, I
Room 213, Herbert Hall Organizers: Anita T. Layton, Duke University alayton@math.duke.edu Sarah D. Olson, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Saturday October 13, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Commutative Algebra, I
Room 239, Boggs Hall Organizers: Chris Francisco, Oklahoma State University Tai Huy Ha, Tulane University tha@tulane.edu Adam Van Tuyl, Lakehead University

Saturday October 13, 2012, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Quantum Groups and Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 104, Boggs Hall Organizers: Kailash C. Misra, North Carolina State University Milen Yakimov, Louisiana State University yakimov@math.lsu.edu

9:00 a.m.
A uniform combinatorial model for KirillovReshetikhin crystals and specialized Macdonald polynomials.
Cristian Lenart, SUNY Albany
Satoshi Naito, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Daisuke Sagaki, Tsukuba University
Anne Schilling*, UC Davis
Mark Shimozono, Virginia Tech
(108381139)

9:30 a.m.
On quantum matrix algebras.
Yiqiang Li*, University at Buffalo, SUNY
(108316158)

10:00 a.m.
Quantum Affine Schubert Cells and FRTBialgebras.
Garrett Johnson*, The Catholic University of America
Christopher Nowlin, Elkridge, MD
(108316153)

10:30 a.m.
Torus actions on noncommutative algebras.
Martin Lorenz*, Temple University
(10831647)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Mathematical modeling of renal hemodynamics: Feedback dynamics and coupled oscillators.
Kendall Cram Lecture Hall, LavinBernick Center
Anita Layton*, Duke University
(10839202)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
From approximation theory to algebraic geometry: The ubiquity of splines.
Kendall Cram Lecture Hall, LavinBernick Center
Henry K. Schenck*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(10831401)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics: Rook Theory and Applications, II
Room 242, Boggs Hall Organizers: Mahir Bilen Can, Tulane University mcan@tulane.edu Michael Joyce, Tulane University Jeff Remmel, University of California at San Diego

2:30 p.m.
Generalized Rook Monoids.
Lex E. Renner*, Western University Canada
(10830596)

3:00 p.m.
Rook Theory and Eulerian Polynomials.
Jim Haglund*, University of Pennsylvania
(108305124)

3:30 p.m.
Poset topology and global dimension of algebras arising in combinatorics.
Stuart Margolis, BarIlan
Franco Saliola, University of Quebec Montreal
Benjamin Steinberg*, City College of New York
(108305233)

4:00 p.m.
Bijection between Conjugacy Classes and Irreducible Representations of Finite Inverse Semigroups.
Zhenheng Li*, University of South Carolina Aiken
(10832071)

4:30 p.m.
Combinatorial Markov chains on linear extensions.
Arvind Ayyer, UC Davis
Steven Klee, UC Davis
Anne Schilling*, UC Davis
(108305138)

5:00 p.m.
On the Spectra of Simplicial Rook Graphs.
Jeremy L Martin*, University of Kansas
Jennifer D Wagner, Washburn University
(10830544)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Structures over Commutative Rings, II
Room 122, Boggs Hall Organizers: Lee Klingler, Florida Atlantic University Aihua Li, Montclair State University lia@mail.montclair.edu Ralph Tucci, Loyola University New Orleans

2:30 p.m.
Idealization and Polynomials.
Dan D. Anderson*, The University of Iowa
Malik Bataineh, Jordan University of Science and Technology
(10831342)

3:00 p.m.
Integrally closed domains which admit only finitely many star operations.
Evan Houston*, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Abdeslam Mimouni, King Faud University of Petroleum and Minerals
Mi Hee Park, ChungAng University
(10831386)

3:30 p.m.
A geometric approach to atomicity and factorization in an integral domain.
Jason Greene Boynton*, North Dakota State University
Jim Coykendall, North Dakota State University
(108313217)

4:00 p.m.
Absolutely pure modules over certain domains.
Sang B. Lee*, Sangmyung University
(10831365)

4:30 p.m.
Interactions Between Free Resolutions, Bass Numbers, and TorAlgebra Structures for Monomial Ideals.
Jared L Painter*, Houston Baptist University
(10831397)

5:00 p.m.
On products in negative cohomology for nCalabiYau categories.
Petter Andreas Bergh, Norwegian University of Science and technology
David A. Jorgensen*, University of Texas at Arlington
Steffen Oppermann, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
(108313103)

5:30 p.m.
Test Modules.
Olgur Celikbas*, University of MissouriColumbia
(10831392)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Topological Combinatorics, II
Room 243, Boggs Hall Organizers: Alexander Engstrom, Aalto University Matthew Stamps, Aalto University Matthew.Stamps@aalto.fi

2:30 p.m.
Betti diagrams from graphs.
Alexander Engström, Aalto University
Matthew T. Stamps*, Aalto University
(108305166)

3:00 p.m.
Betti numbers of some edge ideals.
Uwe Nagel*, University of Kentucky
(108305170)

3:30 p.m.
Cellular resolutions of powers of edge ideals.
Patrik Norén*, Aalto University
Alexander Engström, Aalto University
(10830540)

4:00 p.m.
Laplacian ideals, arrangements, and resolutions.
Anton Dochtermann*, University of Miami
(108305227)

4:30 p.m.
PosetBorel Ideals.
Christopher A. Francisco, Oklahoma State University
Jeffrey Mermin, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig*, Oklahoma State University
(108313145)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis of Pattern Formation in Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 201, Herbert Hall Organizers: Xuefeng Wang, Tulane University xdw@tulane.edu

2:30 p.m.
Multidimensional traveling fronts in bistable reactiondiffusion equations in $\mathbb{R}^{N}$.
Masaharu Taniguchi*, Tokyo Institute of Technology
(108335203)

3:00 p.m.
Hopf bifurcation and Turing bifurcation in a ratio dependent predatorprey model with spatial diffusion and temporal delay.
Yongli Song, Tongji University
Xingfu Zou*, University of Western Ontario
(10833532)

3:30 p.m.
Homoclinic Snaking Near a Codimension Two TuringHopf Bifurcation Point in the Brusselator Model.
Justin C Tzou*, Northwestern University
YiPing Ma, University of Chicago, Northwestern University
Alvin Bayliss, Northwestern University
Bernard J Matkowsky, Northwestern University
Vladimir A Volpert, Northwestern University
(108335127)

4:00 p.m.
On the Steady State Relativistic EulerPoisson Equations.
Kaijun Zhang*, Northeast Normal University
Lasu Mai, Northeast Normal University
Jingyu Li, Northeast Normal University
(10833539)

4:30 p.m.
An IntegroPDE Model From Population Genetics.
Yuan Lou, Ohio State University
Thomas Nagylaki, The University of Chicago
Linlin Su*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(10833545)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Approximation Theory, Geometric Modelling, and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 115, Newcomb Hall Organizers: Henry Schenck, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign schenck@math.uiuc.edu

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Biological Fluid Dynamics: Modeling, Computations, and Applications, II
Room 213, Herbert Hall Organizers: Anita T. Layton, Duke University alayton@math.duke.edu Sarah D. Olson, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Commutative Algebra, II
Room 239, Boggs Hall Organizers: Chris Francisco, Oklahoma State University Tai Huy Ha, Tulane University tha@tulane.edu Adam Van Tuyl, Lakehead University

2:30 p.m.
Hilbert coefficients of parameter ideals relative to a module.
Laura Ghezzi*, New York City College of TechnologyCUNY
(10831350)

3:00 p.m.
A gluing construction for polynomial invariants.
Jia Huang*, University of Minnesota
(10831327)

3:30 p.m.
Fat Points On Grids.
Susan Marie Cooper*, Central Michigan University
(108313155)

4:00 p.m.
Rees Algebras of SquareFree Monomial Ideals.
Louiza Fouli, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
KueiNuan Lin*, University of California, Riverside
(10831348)

4:30 p.m.
Vanishing ideals of sets parametrized by monomials.
Rafael H. Villarreal*, Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN
(10831338)

5:00 p.m.
Some problems in combinatorial commutative algebra motivated by commutative algebra.
Hailong Dao*, University of Kansas
(10831346)

5:30 p.m.
Regularity of clutters with collages.
Tài Hà, Tulane University
Russ Woodroofe*, Mississippi State University
(108313204)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial Methods in Knot Theory, II
Room 120, Newcomb Hall Organizers: Heather Russell, University of Southern California Oliver Dasbach, Louisiana State University kasten.la@gmail.com

2:30 p.m.
Quantum invariants of 3manifolds and their asymptotics.
Charles D. Frohman, The University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, National Science Foundation
(108357220)

3:00 p.m.
A quantum trace map.
Helen Wong*, Carleton College
Francis Bonahon, University of Southern California
(108357192)

3:30 p.m.
Some properties and applications of a graph basis for the TemperleyLieb algebra.
Xuanting Cai, LSU
Robert Todd*, University of Nebraska at Omaha
(108355167)

4:00 p.m.
On Krebes' tangle.
Susan Abernathy*, Louisiana State University
(108357189)

4:30 p.m.
The head and tail of the colored Jones polynomial for adequate links.
Cody W. Armond*, University of Iowa
Oliver T. Dasbach, Louisiana State University
(108357190)

5:00 p.m.
A Geometric Approach to the Jones Polynomial.
Charles D Frohman*, The Univerisity of Iowa
(10835764)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric and Algebraic Aspects of Representation Theory, II
Room 105, Boggs Hall Organizers: Pramod N. Achar, Louisiana State University pramod@math.lsu.edu Dijana Jakelić, University of North Carolina at Wilmington

2:30 p.m.
Geometry of Modular Representation Theory and Koszul Duality.
Ivan Mirkovic*, University of Massachussetts, Amherst
(108322223)

3:00 p.m.
Character sheaves on loop groups and endoscopy.
Roman Bezrukavnikov*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(108322225)

3:30 p.m.
A geometric realization of modified quantum algebras.
Yiqiang Li*, University at Buffalo, SUNY
(108317149)

4:00 p.m.
Split abelian chief factors and Lie algebra cohomology.
Jörg Feldvoss*, University of South Alabama
Salvatore Siciliano, Università del Salento
Thomas Weigel, Università degli Studi di MilanoBicocca
(108317118)

4:30 p.m.
The Generalized KacWakimoto Conjecture.
Jonathan R Kujawa*, University of Oklahoma
(10831716)

5:00 p.m.
Presenting Schur Superalgebras.
Houssein El Turkey*, The University of Oklahoma, Norman
Jonathan Kujawa, The University of Oklahoma, Norman
(10831683)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions of Geometry and Topology in Low Dimensions, II
Room 119, Newcomb Hall Organizers: John Etnyre, Georgia Tech Rafal Komendarczyk, Tulane University Lenhard Ng, Duke University ng@math.duke.edu

2:30 p.m.
HeegaardFloer type invariants of contact structures.
Gordana Matic*, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
(108357182)

3:30 p.m.
Spinal open books and symplectic fillings.
Samuel Lisi, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Jeremy Van HornMorris*, University of Arkansas
Chris Wendl, University College London
(108357162)

4:00 p.m.
Branched Coverings of Contact Manifolds.
Meredith Casey*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(108357201)

4:30 p.m.
Stein fillings of planar open books.
Amey Kaloti*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(108357142)

5:00 p.m.
Satellites of Legendrian knots and representations of the ChekanovEliashberg algebra.
Lenhard Ng, Duke University
Dan Rutherford*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
(108357154)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Groups and Noncommutative Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 104, Boggs Hall Organizers: Kailash C. Misra, North Carolina State University Milen Yakimov, Louisiana State University yakimov@math.lsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Computing FrobeniusSchur indicators for doubles of groups.
M. Susan Montgomery*, University of Southern California
(108316112)

3:00 p.m.
Invariant Theory of finite group actions on downup algebras.
James J Zhang*, University of Washington
(10831685)

3:30 p.m.
Total indicators of the representations of quasiHopf algebras.
SiuHung Ng*, Iowa State University
(108316205)

4:00 p.m.
Quantum binary polyhedral groups and their actions on quantum planes.
Kenneth Chan, University of Washington
Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University
Chelsea Walton*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
James Zhang, University of Washington
(10831691)

4:30 p.m.
Eisenstein Series on Affine KacMoody Groups over Function Fields.
KyuHwan Lee*, University of Connecticut
Philip Lombardo, St. Joseph's College
(10832282)

5:00 p.m.
Principal Realizations of the Yangian Y(sl(n)).
Naihuan Jing*, North Carolina State University
(108317159)

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis: Current Directions and Applications, II
Room 123, Newcomb Hall Organizers: HuiHsiung Kuo, Louisiana State University Ambar Sengupta, Louisiana State University sengupta@math.lsu.edu P. Sundar, Louisiana State University

Saturday October 13, 2012, 2:30 p.m.3:10 p.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, I
Room 212, Herbert Hall
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