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Spring Central Sectional Meeting
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
April 1113, 2014 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1100
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Saturday April 12, 2014

Saturday April 12, 2014, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sales
Lobby, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building

Saturday April 12, 2014, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building

Saturday April 12, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Approximation Theory in Signal Processing, II
Room 106, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Rachel Ward, University of Texas at Austin rward@math.utexas.edu
Rayan Saab, University of California San Diego

Saturday April 12, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fractal Geometry and Dynamical Systems, II
Room 33, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Mrinal Kanti Roychowdhury, The University of TexasPan American roychowdhurymk@utpa.edu

8:00 a.m.
CH, V=L, disintegration of measures and $\Pi^1_1$ sets.
Karl Backs*, University of North Texas
Steve Jackson, University of North Texas
R Daniel Mauldin, University of North Texas
(110003334)

8:30 a.m.
Topological rigidity in conformal dynamics.
Tushar Das*, University of Wisconsin  La Crosse
(11005888)

9:00 a.m.
Combinatorial independence and sofic entropy.
David Kerr*, Texas A&M University
Hanfeng Li, SUNY at Buffalo and Chongqing University
(110037312)

9:30 a.m.
Stable topological transitivity of Heisenberg group extensions of hyperbolic systems.
Viorel Nitica*, West Chester University
Andrew Torok, University of Houston, Houston
(110037216)

10:00 a.m.
Multifractal analysis of limit state functions in random complex dynamical systems.
Johannes Jaerisch*, Osaka University, Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science, Osaka, 5600043 Japan
Hiroki Sumi, Osaka University, Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science, Osaka, 5600043 Japan
(110037167)

10:30 a.m.
Limit laws and the theorem of ShannonMcMillanBreiman.
Nicolai T A Haydn*, University of Southern California
(110037161)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Number Theory, I
Room 16, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Dermot McCarthy, Texas Tech University dermot.mccarthy@ttu.edu
Chris Monico, Texas Tech University

8:00 a.m.
Congruences for Coefficients of Modular Functions.
Paul Jenkins*, Brigham Young University
David J. Thornton, Brigham Young University
(110011106)

8:30 a.m.
Kummer congruences arising from the mirror symmetry of an elliptic curve.
Adele Lopez*, Emory University
(110011132)

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic distribution and symmetric means of algebraic numbers.
Igor E Pritsker*, Oklahoma State University
(110011109)

9:30 a.m.
Connecting Classical and Umbral Moonshine Through Borcherds Products.
Sarah TrebatLeder*, Emory University
Ken Ono, Emory University
Larry Rolen, University of Cologne
(110011194)

10:00 a.m.
Local and global Maass relations.
Ameya Pitale, University of Oklahoma
Abhishek Saha, University of Bristol
Ralf Schmidt*, University of Oklahoma
(110011212)

10:30 a.m.
Limiting value of higher Mahler measure.
Arunabha Biswas*, Texas Tech University
Chris Monico, Texas Tech University
(11001174)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 8:20 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Applications of Dynamic Equations on Time Scales, II
Room 76, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Heidi Berger, Simpson College
Raegan Higgins, Texas Tech University raegan.higgins@ttu.edu

8:20 a.m.
On oscillatory solutions of linear differential equations with complex constant coefficients.
Gro Hovhannisyan*, Kent State University
Oliver Ruff, Kent State University
(11003473)

9:00 a.m.
Singular Value Conditions for System Stability on Disconnected Time Scales.
G. B. Eisenbarth*, Baylor University Department of Mathematics
J. M. Davis, Baylor University Department of Mathematics
I. A. Gravagne, Baylor University Department of Engineering and Computer Science
(110093388)

9:30 a.m.
Qualitative Analysis of Solutions of Nonlinear Delay Dynamic Equation.
Youssef N Raffoul*, University of Dayton
Mehmet Unal, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University
(110046117)

10:00 a.m.
Existence of periodic solutions in shifts $\delta_{\pm}$ for neutral nonlinear dynamic systems.
Murat Adivar*, Izmir University of Economics
Can Koyuncuoglu, Izmir University of Economics
Youssef N. Raffoul, University of Dayton
(11003938)

10:30 a.m.
Time Scales Modeling Done Right: Discretizing onto a Time Scale.
John Davis*, Department of Mathematics, Baylor University
Ian Gravagne, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Baylor University
Geoffrey Eisenbarth, Department of Mathematics, Baylor University
Dylan Poulsen, Department of Mathematics, Baylor University
(110093116)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Geometric Analysis, II
Room 11, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Lance Drager, Texas Tech University lance.drager@ttu.edu
Jeffrey M. Lee, Texas Tech University

Saturday April 12, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions between Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 109, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Brian Harbourne, University of NebraskaLincoln brianharbourne@unl.edu
Alexandra Seceleanu, University of NebraskaLincoln

8:30 a.m.
On the structure of $S_2$ifications of complete local rings.
Sean SatherWagstaff*, North Dakota State University
Sandra Spiroff, University of Mississippi
(110013100)

9:00 a.m.
Complete and Partial Intersections.
Susan Marie Cooper*, Central Michigan University
(110013245)

9:30 a.m.
An application of liaison theory to the EisenbudGreenHarris conjecture.
Kai Fong Ernest Chong*, Cornell University
(11001314)

10:00 a.m.
Associated graded rings and connected sums.
H. Ananthnarayan, I.I.T. Bombay
E. Celikbas, University of MissouriColumbia
Z. Yang*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(110013160)

10:30 a.m.
Edge ideals of CameronWalker graphs.
Takayuki Hibi, Osaka University
Akihiro Higashitani, Osaka University
Kyouko Kimura, Shizuoka University
Augustine O'Keefe*, University of Kentucky
(110013350)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Lie Groups, II
Room 13, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Benjamin Harris, Louisiana State University blharris@math.lsu.edu
Hongyu He, Louisiana State University
Gestur Ólafsson, Louisiana State University

Saturday April 12, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models of Infectious Diseases in Plants, Animals and Humans, I
Room 130, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Linda Allen, Texas Tech University linda.j.allen@ttu.edu
Vrushal Bokil, Oregon State University

8:30 a.m.
The Role of Intermittent Shedding in Transmission of Infectious Diseases: Salmonellosis in Pigs Example.
Glenn E Lahodny Jr.*, Texas A&M University
R Gautam, University of Liverpool
R Ivanek, Texas A&M University
(110034181)

9:00 a.m.
Modeling the Relative Role of Migrant and Resident Bird Populations on West Nile Virus Transmission.
Carrie A Manore*, Center for Computational Science, Tulane University
Louis Bergsman, Tulane University
James Hyman, Department of Mathematics, Tulane University
(11009246)

9:30 a.m.
A Model of the Spread of West Nile Virus with Varying Mosquito Populations.
Curtis Lawrence Wesley*, LeTourneau University
(110092210)

10:00 a.m.
The introduction of dengue vaccine may temporarily cause large spikes in prevalence.
Abhishek Pandey*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Clemson University
Jan Medlock, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Oregon State University
Anuj Mubayi, Department of Mathematics, Northeastern Illinois University
(110034255)

10:30 a.m.
A VectorHost Model for Coinfection by Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus.
MargaretRose Leung*, University of Washington
Vrushali Bokil, Oregon State University
(11009269)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on NavierStokes Equations and Fluid Dynamics, I
Room 111, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Radu Dascaliuc, Oregon State University
Luan Hoang, Texas Tech University luan.hoang@ttu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Computations regarding the global attractor of the 2D NavierStokes equations.
Ciprian Foias, Texas A&M University
Michael Jolly*, Indiana University
Yong Yang, Texas A&M University
Bingsheng Zhang, Texas A&M University
(110076306)

9:00 a.m.
A free boundary approach for solving a Riemann problem for the isentropic gas dynamics equations.
Katarina Jegdic*, University of Houston  Downtown
(11003517)

9:30 a.m.
On zero in the global attractor of 2D NavierStokes equations.
Bingsheng Zhang*, Texas A&M University
Ciprian Foias, Texas A&M University
M S Jolly, Indian University
Yong Yang, Texas A&M University
(110035195)

10:00 a.m.
Higher regularity for the primitive equations with Dirichlet boundary conditions.
Igor Kukavica, University of Southern California
Walter Rusin*, Oklahoma State University
Mohammed (Nabil) Ziane, University of Southern California
(110035240)

10:30 a.m.
Gevrey regularity for quasigeostrophic equations with applications to decay in ${\mathbb R}^2$.
A Biswas*, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
V. Martinez, Indiana University
P Silva, Indiana University
(110076271)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebra, Deformations, and Hochschild Cohomology, I
Room 114, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Anne Shepler, University of North Texas ashepler@unt.edu
Sarah Witherspoon, Texas A&M University

8:30 a.m.
On the cohomology of the Weyl algebra, the quantum plane, and the qWeyl algebra.
Anthony Giaquinto*, Loyola University Chicago
Murray Gerstenhaber, University of Pennsylvania
(110016300)

9:00 a.m.
Twisted quantum Drinfeld Hecke algebras.
Deepak Naidu*, Northern Illinois University
(11001641)

9:30 a.m.
Quantum Drinfeld Orbifold Algebras.
Piyush Ravindra Shroff*, Texas State University  San Marcos
(11001855)

10:00 a.m.
Hochschild Cohomology and Codimension Posets for Complex Reflection Groups.
Briana FosterGreenwood*, Department of Mathematics, Idaho State University
(110016262)

10:30 a.m.
Spectra of Cayley graphs of complex reflection groups.
Briana FosterGreenwood, Idaho State University
Cathy Kriloff*, Idaho State University
(110005190)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Numerical Methods for Systems of Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 152, Holden Hall
Organizers:
JaEun Ku, Oklahoma State University jku@math.okstate.edu
Young Ju Lee, Texas State University

Saturday April 12, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Qualitative Theory for Nonlinear Parabolic and Elliptic Equations, I
Room 74, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University akif.ibraguimov@ttu.edu
Peter Polacik, University of Minnesota

8:30 a.m.
Traveling wave solutions to reaction diffusion equations with fractional Laplacians.
Changfeng Gui*, University of Connecticut
Tingting Huan, University of Connecticut
Mingfeng Zhao, University of Connecticut
(110035234)

9:00 a.m.
Symmetry properties of maximal entropy solutions for 2D Euler's equation.
Juraj Foldes*, IMA, University of Minnesota
Vladimir Sverak, University of Minnesota
(110035221)

9:30 a.m.
Gradient estimates for nonlinear elliptic equations in divergence form.
Truyen Nguyen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Akron
(110035202)

10:00 a.m.
Derivative estimates for generalized Forchheimer flows.
Luan T Hoang*, Texas Tech University
Thinh T Kieu, Texas Tech University
Tuoc V Phan, University of Tennessee
(110076176)

10:30 a.m.
On the existence of extremal function in the Maz'yaSobolev inequality.
Alexander I. Nazarov*, St. Petersburg Dept of Steklov Institute and St. Petersburg State University, Russia
(11003548)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topology and Physics, I
Room 17, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Razvan Gelca, Texas Tech University rgelca@gmail.com
Alastair Hamilton, Texas Tech University

Saturday April 12, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Research, I
Room 115, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Jerry Dwyer, Texas Tech University
Levi Johnson, Texas Tech University
Jessica Spott, Texas Tech University
Brock Williams, Texas Tech University brock.williams@ttu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Analytic and Geometric Properties of the Hypergeometric Function.
Danna N Naser*, Texas Tech University
Roger Barnard, Texas Tech University
(110033131)

9:00 a.m.
Uptake, Translocation, and Stress Effects of Carbon Nanotubes in DroughtInduced Corn.
Sabrina Deleon*, PRISM/Texas Tech University
(110092164)

9:30 a.m.
Molecular and mesoscale properties of pores.
Taylor Farley*, Texas Tech University
Mark Vaughn, Texas Tech University
(110070111)

10:00 a.m.
A Variant on HashedMQV Approach to Diffie Hellman Protocol.
Ruben Rivera*, Northern New Mexico College
John Auxier, Northern New Mexico College
Ajit Hira, Northern New Mexico College
Susan Nsaba, Northern New Mexico College
Danelle Jaramillo, Northern New Mexico College
(110094269)

10:30 a.m.
Modeling tumorCD4+Cytokine Interactions with Treatment.
Luke R Anderson*, Texas Tech University/PRISM
(110092153)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, I
Room 111, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
David Weinberg, Texas Tech University david.weinberg@ttu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Generalization of Bernoulli polynomials and analytic continuation of RiemannHurwitz zeta function.
Yasuyuki Kachi*, Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas
Pavlos Tzermias, Department of Mathematics, University of Patras
(110011304)

9:30 a.m.
Singularity conditions on the class groups of Zariski surfaces.
Jeffrey Lang*, Department of Mathematics, University of Kansas
(11001422)

10:00 a.m.
Singular Points of Algebraic Curves.
David A. Weinberg*, Texas Tech University
(110014104)

10:30 a.m.
Eigenschemes for symmetric tensors.
Hirotachi Abo, Department of Mathematics, University of Idaho
Chris Peterson*, Department of Mathematics, Colorado State University
(110014321)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of Special Functions in Combinatorics and Analysis, II
Room 15, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Atul Dixit, Tulane University adixit@tulane.edu
Timothy Huber, University of Texas Pan American hubertj@utpa.edu

Saturday April 12, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Function Theory and Special Functions, II
Room 14, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Roger W. Barnard, Texas Tech University
Kent Pearce, Texas Tech University
Kendall Richards, Southwestern University
Alex Solynin, Texas Tech University
Brock Williams, Texas Tech University brock.williams@ttu.edu

9:00 a.m.
A Riesz Sum Analogue of an Identity in Ramanujan's Lost Notebook.
Bruce C. Berndt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(110011213)

9:30 a.m.
A series identity, possibly connected with a divisor problem, in Ramanujan's Lost Notebook.
Bruce C. Berndt, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Atul A Dixit*, Tulane University
Arindam Roy, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexandru Zaharescu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(11003307)

10:00 a.m.
Bessel Function Series in connection with Ramanujan's Mathematics.
Ranjan Kumar Jana*, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, USA
Bruce C. Berndt, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, USA
(110033121)

10:30 a.m.
Asymptotic behavior of Bessel functions.
Peter Duren*, University of Michigan
Martin Muldoon, York University
(110033193)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Differential Algebra and Galois Theory, II
Room 10, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Lourdes Juan, Texas Tech University lourdes.juan@ttu.edu
Arne Ledet, Texas Tech University
Andy R. Magid, University of Oklahoma
Michael F. Singer, North Carolina State University singer@math.ncsu.edu

Saturday April 12, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homological Methods in Algebra, II
Room 110, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Lars W. Christensen, Texas Tech University
Hamid Rahmati, Miami University
Janet Striuli, Fairfield University jstriuli@fairfield.edu

Saturday April 12, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Linear Operators in Representation Theory and in Applications, II
Room 112, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Markus Schmidmeier, Florida Atlantic University markus@math.fau.edu
Gordana Todorov, Northeastern University

9:00 a.m.
Linear operators annihilating each other.
F. M. Bleher, Department of Mathematics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
T. Chinburg, Department of Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
B. HuisgenZimmermann*, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
(110016224)

9:30 a.m.
Noncommutative desingularization of nonnoetherian singularities.
Charlie R Beil*, University of Bristol
(110016360)

10:00 a.m.
Stable invariant subspaces of real, complex, and quaternion matrices.
Leiba Rodman*, The College of William and Mary
(11001521)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in the Applications of Nonstandard Finite Difference Schemes, I
Room 225, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Ronald E. Mickens, Clark Atlanta University
LihIng W. Roeger, Texas Tech University lihing.roeger@ttu.edu

Saturday April 12, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Statistics on Manifolds, II
Room 12, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Leif Ellingson, Texas Tech University leif.ellingson@ttu.edu

Saturday April 12, 2014, 9:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advancements in Differential Geometry and Integrable PDEs, and Their Applications to Cell Biology and Mechanical Systems, II
Room 77, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Giorgio Bornia, Texas Tech University
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University
Magdalena Toda, Texas Tech University magda.toda@ttu.edu

Saturday April 12, 2014, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Developments from PASI 2012: Commutative Algebra and Interactions with Related Disciplines, I
Room 108, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Kenneth Chan, University of Washington
Jack Jeffries, University of Utah jeffries@math.utah.edu

Saturday April 12, 2014, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Sampling theorems for efficient dimensionality reduction and sparse recovery.
Room 104, Holden Hall
Rachel Ward*, University of Texas at Austin
(11006504)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
PseudoAnosovs with small or large dilatation.
Room 104, Holden Hall
JeanLuc Thiffeault*, University of WisconsinMadison
(11003703)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 111, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
David Weinberg, Texas Tech University david.weinberg@ttu.edu

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis and Applications of Dynamic Equations on Time Scales, III
Room 76, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Heidi Berger, Simpson College
Raegan Higgins, Texas Tech University raegan.higgins@ttu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Oscillatory Theorems for Certain Second Order Damped Dynamic Inclusions with Distributed Deviating Arguments.
Elvan Akin*, Rolla
Said Grace, Cairo University
Ravi Agarwal, Texas A&M Kingsville
(110034340)

3:00 p.m.
Stability of Markov Chains: A Time Scales Viewpoint with Applications to Control.
Dylan Poulsen*, Baylor University
John M Davis, Baylor University
Ian A Gravagne, Baylor University
(110093148)

3:30 p.m.
Application of an Observer in a Linear Feedback Controller on a Stochastic Graininess Time Scale.
Ian Gravagne*, Baylor University
John M. Davis, Baylor University
Matthew Mosley, Baylor University
Dylan Poulsen, Baylor University
(110093185)

4:00 p.m.
Multiple Positive Solutions to a Second Order Dynamic Equation.
Jacob J. Weiss*, University of Nebraska  Kearney
(110034115)

4:30 p.m.
Asymptotic Behavior of EmdenFowler Dynamic Equations on Time Scales.
Elvan Akin, Missouri University of Science and Technology,Department of Mathematics&Statistics
Ozkan Ozturk*, Missouri University of Science and Technology,Department of Mathematics&Statistics
(110034259)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Applications of Special Functions in Combinatorics and Analysis, III
Room 15, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Atul Dixit, Tulane University adixit@tulane.edu
Timothy Huber, University of Texas Pan American hubertj@utpa.edu

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Function Theory and Special Functions, III
Room 14, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Roger W. Barnard, Texas Tech University
Kent Pearce, Texas Tech University
Kendall Richards, Southwestern University
Alex Solynin, Texas Tech University
Brock Williams, Texas Tech University brock.williams@ttu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Mappings with subexponentially integrable distortion.
David A Herron*, University of Cincinnati
Albert Clop, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona,
(11003016)

3:00 p.m.
Quasisymmetry and rectifiability of quasispheres.
Matthew Badger, Stony Brook University
James T. Gill*, Saint Louis University
Steffen Rohde, University of Washington
Tatiana Toro, University of Washington
(110030114)

3:30 p.m.
Uniformly quasiregular mappings on subRiemannian manifolds.
Katrin Fassler, University of Bern
Anton Lukyanenko*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Kirsi Peltonen, Aalto University
(110030123)

4:00 p.m.
The WeilPetersson metric on a Teichmuller space of bordered surfaces.
David Radnell, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, American University of Sharjah
Eric Schippers*, Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba
Wolfgang Staubach, Department of Mathematics, Uppsala Universitet
(110030261)

4:30 p.m.
On closed sets of approximation on noncompact Riemann surfaces.
Nadya Askaripour*, University of Cincinnati
A. Boivin, University of Western Ontario
(110030201)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Developments from PASI 2012: Commutative Algebra and Interactions with Related Disciplines, II
Room 108, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Kenneth Chan, University of Washington
Jack Jeffries, University of Utah jeffries@math.utah.edu

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Differential Algebra and Galois Theory, III
Room 10, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Lourdes Juan, Texas Tech University lourdes.juan@ttu.edu
Arne Ledet, Texas Tech University
Andy R. Magid, University of Oklahoma
Michael F. Singer, North Carolina State University singer@math.ncsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Algebraic differential equations associated to Shimura varieties.
Thomas Warren Scanlon*, University of California, Berkeley
(110012387)

3:00 p.m.
The Kolchin Irreducibility Theorem.
James E Freitag*, University of California, Berkeley
Lance Miller, University of Arkansas
Taylor Dupuy, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute
(110014368)

3:30 p.m.
Central extensions of simple linear differential algebraic groups.
Andrey Minchenko*, Weizmann Institute
(110035171)

4:00 p.m.
Sparse Difference Resultant and Difference Chow Form.
Wei Li*, KLMM, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
(11001257)

4:30 p.m.
Differential étale extensions.
Andy R Magid*, University of Oklahoma
(110012138)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Fractal Geometry and Dynamical Systems, III
Room 33, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Mrinal Kanti Roychowdhury, The University of TexasPan American roychowdhurymk@utpa.edu

2:30 p.m.
Polynomial loss of memory for maps of the interval with a neutral fixed point.
Romain Aimino, Aix Marseille University
Huyi Hu, Michigan State University
Matthew Nicol, University of Houston
Andrew Török*, University of Houston
Sandro Vaienti, Aix Marseille University
(110037233)

3:00 p.m.
Entropy, Chaos and Weak Horseshoe for Infinite Dimensional Random Dynamical Systems.
Wen Huang, University of Science and Technology of China
Kening Lu*, Brigham Young University
(110037133)

3:30 p.m.
Zero sets and maximum sets of randomized Takagi functions.
Pieter C Allaart*, University of North Texas
(11002699)

4:00 p.m.
Time localized bandpass projections and an application to EEG.
Joseph D Lakey*, New Mexico State University
(11009425)

4:30 p.m.
Quantization.
Mrinal Kanti Roychowdhury*, University of TexasPan American
(110037225)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Geometric Analysis, III
Room 11, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Lance Drager, Texas Tech University lance.drager@ttu.edu
Jeffrey M. Lee, Texas Tech University

2:30 p.m.
Jeffrey Lee (Part 2)

4:00 p.m.
Index problems on foliations.
Jochen Bruening, Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin
Franz W Kamber, University of Illinois
Ken Richardson*, Texas Christian University
(110058264)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Homological Methods in Algebra, III
Room 110, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Lars W. Christensen, Texas Tech University
Hamid Rahmati, Miami University
Janet Striuli, Fairfield University jstriuli@fairfield.edu

2:30 p.m.
On the compact exceptional objects in derived module categories.
Liping Li*, University of California, Riverside
(11001653)

3:00 p.m.
Serre conditions and vanishing of Tor.
Olgur Celikbas, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia
Srikanth Iyengar, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln
Greg Piepmeyer*, Columbia Basin Coll.
Roger Wiegand, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln
(110018267)

3:30 p.m.
Constructing non Gorenstein {\bf G}$(r)$ rings from Gorenstein rings.
Oana Veliche*, Northeastern University
Lars W. Christensen, Texas Tech University
Jerzy Weyman, University of Connecticut
(110013249)

4:00 p.m.
Vanishing of Tor over trivial extensions of DG algebras and applications.
Saeed Nasseh*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Sean SatherWagstaff, North Dakota State University
(110013119)

4:30 p.m.
Noncommutative desingularization of generic determinantal varieties.
RagnarOlaf Buchweitz, University of Toronto
Graham J. Leuschke*, Syracuse University
Michel Van den Bergh, Universiteit Hasselt
(110013309)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:15 p.m.
Special Session on Hysteresis and Multirate Processes, I
Room 28, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Ram Iyer, Texas Tech University ram.iyer@ttu.edu

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Interactions between Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, II
Room 109, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Brian Harbourne, University of NebraskaLincoln brianharbourne@unl.edu
Alexandra Seceleanu, University of NebraskaLincoln

2:30 p.m.
A construction of homogeneous Gorenstein ideals.
Uwe Nagel*, University of Kentucky
Sema Güntürkün, University of Kentucky
(110013187)

3:00 p.m.
Results on the Containment Problem $I^{(m)}\subseteq I^r$.
Annika Denkert*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(110014351)

3:30 p.m.
On the Weak Lefschetz Property for artinian Gorenstein algebras of codimension 3.
Mats Boij, KTH
Juan C. Migliore*, University of Notre Dame
Rosa Maria MiroRoig, University of Barcelona
Uwe Nagel, University of Kentucky
Fabrizio Zanello, Michigan Tech University
(11001442)

4:00 p.m.
On the fattening of lines in $\mathbb{P}^3$.
Mike Janssen*, Lincoln, NE
(110014232)

4:30 p.m.
Construction of special varieties via bundles and kfold covers.
Hirotachi Abo, Department of Mathematics, University of Idaho
Chris Peterson*, Department of Mathematics, Colorado State University
(110014327)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Lie Groups, III
Room 13, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Benjamin Harris, Louisiana State University blharris@math.lsu.edu
Hongyu He, Louisiana State University
Gestur Ólafsson, Louisiana State University

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Linear Operators in Representation Theory and in Applications, III
Room 112, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Markus Schmidmeier, Florida Atlantic University markus@math.fau.edu
Gordana Todorov, Northeastern University

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models of Infectious Diseases in Plants, Animals and Humans, II
Room 109, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Linda Allen, Texas Tech University linda.j.allen@ttu.edu
Vrushal Bokil, Oregon State University

2:30 p.m.
Stochastic Models for Competing Species with a Shared Pathogen.
Vrushali A Bokil*, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University
Linda J. S. Allen, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
(110092293)

3:00 p.m.
Dynamics of Generalized Cholera Epidemic Models.
Xueying Wang*, Washington State University
Jin Wang, Old Dominion University
(11003793)

3:30 p.m.
The Impact of Variability in Stochastic Models of BacteriaPhage Dynamics Applicable to Phage Therapy.
Sukhitha W. Vidurupola*, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
(110060183)

4:00 p.m.
Plantvectorvirus models with vector aggregation applied to cassava mosaic virus.
Mary P. Hebert*, TTU Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Linda J. S. Allen, TTU Department of Mathematics and Statistics
(110092134)

4:30 p.m.
Probability of Disease Outbreaks in MultiSpecies, MultiPatch Models with Applications to Zoonotic Diseases.
Linda J. S. Allen*, Texas Tech University
(110092316)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on NavierStokes Equations and Fluid Dynamics, II
Room 111, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Radu Dascaliuc, Oregon State University
Luan Hoang, Texas Tech University luan.hoang@ttu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Properties of the solutions of the 2D NSE (with $g\in H \setminus{0}$) not in $\mathcal{A}$.
Ciprian Foias*, Texas A&M University
Bingsheng Zhang, Texas A&M University
(110035222)

3:00 p.m.
Geometric measuretype regularity criteria for the 3D NavierStokes equations in Besov spaces.
Zachary Bradshaw*, University of Virginia
Zoran Grujic, University of Virginia
(110035127)

3:30 p.m.
Pullback attractors for the 3D NavierStokes equations.
Alexey Cheskidov*, UIC
(110035382)

4:00 p.m.
Ergodic and mixing properties of the Boussinesq equations with a degenerate random forcing.
Juraj Foldes, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
Nathan GlattHoltz, Department of Mathematics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Geordie Richards*, Department of Mathematics, University of Rochester
Enrique Thomann, Department of Mathematics, Oregon State University
(110076253)

4:30 p.m.
Energy and potential enstrophy flux constraints in quasigeostrophic models.
Eleftherios Gkioulekas*, University of TexasPan American
(110076285)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebra, Deformations, and Hochschild Cohomology, II
Room 114, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Anne Shepler, University of North Texas ashepler@unt.edu
Sarah Witherspoon, Texas A&M University

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Qualitative Theory for Nonlinear Parabolic and Elliptic Equations, II
Room 38, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University akif.ibraguimov@ttu.edu
Peter Polacik, University of Minnesota

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advancements in Differential Geometry and Integrable PDEs, and Their Applications to Cell Biology and Mechanical Systems, III
Room 77, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Giorgio Bornia, Texas Tech University
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University
Magdalena Toda, Texas Tech University magda.toda@ttu.edu

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in the Applications of Nonstandard Finite Difference Schemes, II
Room 106, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Ronald E. Mickens, Clark Atlanta University
LihIng W. Roeger, Texas Tech University lihing.roeger@ttu.edu

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Number Theory, II
Room 16, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Dermot McCarthy, Texas Tech University dermot.mccarthy@ttu.edu
Chris Monico, Texas Tech University

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:15 p.m.
Special Session on Statistics on Manifolds, III
Room 12, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Leif Ellingson, Texas Tech University leif.ellingson@ttu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Elastic Statistical Shape Analysis of 3D Objects Using Square Root Normal Fields.
Sebastian Kurtek*, Department of Statistics, The Ohio State University
Qian Xie, Department of Statistics, Florida State University
Ian H Jermyn, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Durham University
Anuj Srivastava, Department of Statistics, Florida State University
(110062135)

3:30 p.m.
Nonparametric TwoSample Tests on Homogeneous Riemannian Manifolds, Cholesky Decompositions and Diffusion Tensor Image Analysis.
Daniel Eugene Osborne*, Florida A&M University
(110062375)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topology and Physics, II
Room 17, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Razvan Gelca, Texas Tech University rgelca@gmail.com
Alastair Hamilton, Texas Tech University

Saturday April 12, 2014, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Research, II
Room 115, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Jerry Dwyer, Texas Tech University
Levi Johnson, Texas Tech University
Jessica Spott, Texas Tech University
Brock Williams, Texas Tech University brock.williams@ttu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Changes in Texas Playas Over The Past Three Decades.
Rebecca R. Owens*, Texas Tech University PRISM Program
(110000126)

3:00 p.m.
An Analysis of Variation of Pigmentation Patterns in the Genus Corydoras.
Belinda Pacheco*, Texas Tech University
(110092130)

3:30 p.m.
Listening to the Human Brain.
Katherine Loraine Ehnis, PRISM
Stacy Philip*, Proactive Recruitment in Introductory Science and Mathematics (PRISM)
Carl R. Seaquist, Texas Tech University
Fredrick Ramirez, University Medical Center, Lubbock, TX
Renato Gonik, Lubbock, TX
(110092125)

4:00 p.m.
Zombie Lazrus Research.
Jonathan Tran, Lubbock
John Calhoun*, Texas Tech University
(110070137)

Saturday April 12, 2014, 5:10 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Stability results for the semisum of sets in R$^n$.
Room 104, Holden Hall
Alessio Figalli*, The University of Texas at Austin
(11004902)
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