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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
Sunday April 13, 2014

Sunday April 13, 2014, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Fractal Geometry and Dynamical Systems, IV
Room 33, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Mrinal Kanti Roychowdhury, The University of TexasPan American roychowdhurymk@utpa.edu

8:00 a.m.
Geometry and dynamics of groups acting on Gromov hyperbolic metric spaces.
David Samuel Simmons*, Ohio State University
(110037152)

8:30 a.m.
Some fractals associated with unexpected distribution phenomenon resulting from Cantor series expansions.
Dylan Airey, University of Texas
Bill Mance*, University of North Texas
(110011272)

9:00 a.m.
Random Walks on a Lattice with Deterministic Local Dynamics.
Filiz Tumel*, North American University
(110037256)

9:30 a.m.
Flip Commuting Maps of the 2Shifts.
Nicholas Long*, Stephen F. Austin State University
(110037174)

10:00 a.m.
Dynamics of 3D fractional complex GinzburgLandau equation.
Hong Lu*, Beihang University
Peter Bates, Michigan State University
Shujuan Lv, Beihang University
Mingji Zhang, Michigan State University
(110037129)

10:30 a.m.
Affine embeddings and Intersections of Cantor sets.
Wen Huang*, University
(110037145)

11:00 a.m.
Memory loss for nonequilibrium open dynamical systems.
Anushaya Mohapatra*, Rice University
William Ott, University of Houston
(110037317)

11:30 a.m.
PoissonNernstPlanck (PNP) systems for ion flow through membrane channels: Permanent charge effects on IV relations.
Shuguan Ji, Jilin University
Weishi Liu, University of Kansas
Mingji Zhang*, Michigan State University
(110037128)

Sunday April 13, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Function Theory and Special Functions, IV
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

8:30 a.m.
On the Hausdorff dimension of a measure arising from a positive weak solution to a quasilinear elliptic PDE in the plane.
Murat Akman*, University of Kentucky
(110035124)

9:00 a.m.
Painlevé transcendents of small growth.
Aimo Hinkkanen*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(110030338)

9:30 a.m.
Some Properties of Generalized MittagLeffler type function and its Applications.
Pratik V Shah*, C,K,Pithawala College of Engg. & Technolgly, Surat395007
Ajay K Shukla, S V National Institute of Technology ,Surat395 007,Gujarat,India
(110033226)

10:00 a.m.
Clustering of complex zeros of special functions.
Yuk J Leung*, University of Delaware
(110033326)

10:30 a.m.
Growth of hyperbolic cells.
Pritha Chakraborty*, Texas Tech University
(110030179)

Sunday April 13, 2014, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interactions between Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, III
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.
Generalized cover ideals and the persistence property.
Ashwini Bhat, Oklahoma State University
Jennifer Biermann*, Mount Holyoke College
Adam Van Tuyl, Lakehead University
(110013336)

9:00 a.m.
On maximum, typical, and generic ranks.
Greg Blekherman, Georgia Tech
Zach Teitler*, Boise State University
(11001426)

9:30 a.m.
CohenMacaulay dimension for coherent rings.
Rebecca Egg*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Thomas Marley, University of NebraskaLincoln
(110013356)

10:00 a.m.
CastelnuovoMumford Regularity of Spline Modules.
Michael R DiPasquale*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(110013296)

10:30 a.m.
Maximally Prüfer rings.
Madhav P Sharma*, Florida Atlantic University
Lee Klingler, Florida Atlantic University
Thomas G Lucas, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
(110013136)

11:00 a.m.
An unsatisfying bijection.
Chris Francisco, Oklahoma State University
Jeff Mermin*, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig, Oklahoma State University
(110013314)

11:30 a.m.
Developments on the persistence problem.
Chris Francisco*, Oklahoma State University
Huy Tai Ha, Tulane University
Adam Van Tuyl, Lakehead University
(110013101)

Sunday April 13, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Issues Regarding the Recruitment and Retention of Women and Minorities in Mathematics, I
Room 12, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
James Valles, Jr., Prairie View A&M University jrvalles@pvamu.edu
Doug Scheib, Saint MaryoftheWoods College

Sunday April 13, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models of Infectious Diseases in Plants, Animals and Humans, III
Room 109, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Linda Allen, Texas Tech University linda.j.allen@ttu.edu
Vrushal Bokil, Oregon State University

8:30 a.m.
The combined impact of the Allee effect and seasonality on disease dynamics.
Amy J. Ekanayake*, Western Illinois University
Dinesh B. Ekanayake, Western Illinois University
(110092276)

9:00 a.m.
Optimizing Influenza Vaccine Allocation.
Jan Medlock*, Oregon State University
(110092342)

9:30 a.m.
Immune Control of Equine Infectious Anemia Virus Infection by CellMediated and Humoral Responses.
Elissa J Schwartz*, Department of Mathematics and School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University
Kasia A. Pawelek, Department of Mathematics and Computational Science, University of South Carolina Beaufort
Karin Harrington, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University
Richard Cangelosi, Department of Mathematics, Washington State University
Silvia Madrid, Department of Mathematics, Washington State University
(110092197)

10:00 a.m.
Optimizing HIV Treatment In Resource Limited Settings.
Gordon Akudibillah*, Oregon State University, Corvallis Oregon
Jan Medlock, Oregon State University
(110092389)

10:30 a.m.
The effect of Intermittent Preventive Treatment on antimalarial drug resistance spread in areas with population movement.
Jemal MohammedAwel*, Valdosta State University, Georgia, USA.
(11009277)

Sunday April 13, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on NavierStokes Equations and Fluid Dynamics, III
Room 111, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Radu Dascaliuc, Oregon State University
Luan Hoang, Texas Tech University luan.hoang@ttu.edu

Sunday April 13, 2014, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Noncommutative Algebra, Deformations, and Hochschild Cohomology, III
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.
Invariants of Hamiltonian flow on locally complete intersections.
Travis Schedler*, U. Texas at Austin
Pavel Etingof, MIT
(110016107)

9:00 a.m.
TateHochschild cohomology.
Van C. Nguyen*, Texas A&M University
(110018120)

9:30 a.m.
Mackey machine and discrete torsion.
Ilya Shapiro, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Windsor, Canada, ON
Xiang Tang*, Department of Mathematics, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 63130
Hsianhua Tseng, Department of Mathematics, Ohio State University, 100 Math Tower, 231 West 18th Ave., Columbus, OH 43210
(11001664)

10:00 a.m.
The Hochschild Cohomology Ring of a Smash Product.
Cris Negron*, University of Washington
(110016189)

10:30 a.m.
Secondary Hochschild Cohomology.
Mihai D Staic*, Bowling Green State University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
(11001618)

11:00 a.m.
A Comparison of Products in Hochschild Cohomology.
Jerry Lodder*, New Mexico State University
(11001608)

11:30 a.m.
Isomorphism Types of Hopf Algebras in a Class of Abelian Extensions.
Leonid Krop*, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
(11001639)

Sunday April 13, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Qualitative Theory for Nonlinear Parabolic and Elliptic Equations, III
Room 38, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Akif Ibragimov, Texas Tech University akif.ibraguimov@ttu.edu
Peter Polacik, University of Minnesota

8:30 a.m.
Regularity for Fully Nonlinear PLaplacian Parabolic Systems: the Degenerate Case.
Dung Le*, University of Tesax at San Antonio
(11003545)

9:00 a.m.
SelfDiffusion and CrossDiffusion Equations: $W^{1,p}$Estimates and Global Existence of Smooth Solutions.
Luan T. Hoang, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Truyen V. Nguyen, Department of Mathematics, University of Akron
Tuoc V. Phan*, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee
(11003544)

9:30 a.m.
Boundary regularity for solutions of singular elliptic equations without boundary conditions.
Gary M. Lieberman*, Iowa State University
(11003543)

10:00 a.m.
Incorrect Convergence of Computational Solutions for a Burgers' Problem.
David S Gilliam*, Professor of Mathematics, Texas Tech University
Edward Allen, Professor of Mathematics, Texas Tech University
John A Burns, Professor of Mathematics, Virginia Tech University
(11003531)

10:30 a.m.
Equilibria and their stability for a quasistationary droplet model.
Patrick Guidotti*, University of California, Irvine
(11003530)

Sunday April 13, 2014, 8:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Number Theory, III
Room 16, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Dermot McCarthy, Texas Tech University dermot.mccarthy@ttu.edu
Chris Monico, Texas Tech University

8:30 a.m.
Multivariate Apéry numbers and supercongruences of rational functions.
Armin Straub*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(110011113)

9:00 a.m.
CAP representations for GL(2,D).
Ameya Pitale*, University of Oklahoma
(110011105)

9:30 a.m.
Positive Definite Quaternary Quadratic Forms Over $\mathbb Q (\sqrt{5})$.
Katherine Thompson*, University of Georgia
(110011329)

10:00 a.m.
Symmetric generators for graded rings of modular forms.
Tim Huber*, University of Texas  Pan American
Danny Lara, University of Texas  Pan American
Esteban Melendez, University of Texas  Pan American
(110011214)

10:30 a.m.
Certain Siegel modular forms of genus 2.
Ramin TaklooBighash*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(110011343)

11:00 a.m.
The elliptic trilogarithm and Mahler measures of $K3$ surfaces.
Detchat Samart*, Texas A&M University
(110011149)

11:30 a.m.
Arithmetic Progressions on Curves.
Alejandra Alvarado, Eastern Illinois University
Edray Herber Goins*, Purdue University
(11001198)

Sunday April 13, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Topology and Physics, III
Room 17, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Razvan Gelca, Texas Tech University rgelca@gmail.com
Alastair Hamilton, Texas Tech University

Sunday April 13, 2014, 8:45 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, II
Room 10, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building

9:00 a.m.
The effect of using a site for a tutorial on the Internet for teaching mathematics.
Jasim Mohammed Ali Altameei*, Diydala University
(11000306)

9:30 a.m.
Application of Special Functions to Fractional Calculus.
Ibrahim A. Salehbhai*, Department of Mathematics, V.N. South Gujarat University, Surat395 007, India
(11003371)

9:45 a.m.
On the monotone property of Bhaskar and Lakshmikantham in the setting of Partially Ordered GMetric Spaces.
Clement Boateng Ampadu*, Boston, MA
(110054211)

10:15 a.m.
Mixed mode oscillations and chaos in a predatorpreycompeting scavenger model with Holling type II functional response.
Susmita Sadhu*, Georgia College & State University
Saikat Chakraborty Thakur, University of California at San Diego
(110034362)

10:30 a.m.
Extention of Sheffer Classification for Two Variables.
Ajay K Shukla*, S V National Institute of Technology ,Surat395 007,Gujarat,India
(110033112)

10:45 a.m.
Wright Type Generalized Hypergeometric Function and Fractional operators.
S. B. Rao, The M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara, India
J. P. Sharma*, The M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara, India
(110033295)

11:00 a.m.
Wright Type Generalized Hypergeometric Function and fractional operators.
Snehal B. Rao, M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, India
Shrinivas J Rapeli*, S V National Institute of Technology ,Surat395 007,Gujarat,India
(110033289)

Sunday April 13, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 111, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
David Weinberg, Texas Tech University david.weinberg@ttu.edu

Sunday April 13, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of Special Functions in Combinatorics and Analysis, IV
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

Sunday April 13, 2014, 9:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Geometric Analysis, IV
Room 11, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Lance Drager, Texas Tech University lance.drager@ttu.edu
Jeffrey M. Lee, Texas Tech University

Sunday April 13, 2014, 9:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Homological Methods in Algebra, IV
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

9:00 a.m.
Higher canonical modules and balanced depth.
Hans Schoutens*, City University of New York (CUNY)
(11001379)

9:30 a.m.
On the depth formula.
Olgur Celikbas*, University of MissouriColumbia
Arash Sadeghi, School of Mathematics, Institute for Research in Fundamental Sciences (IPM)
Ryo Takahashi, Graduate School of Mathematics, Nagoya University
(110013251)

10:00 a.m.
Semidualizing complexes over tensor products.
Hannah L Altmann*, North Dakota State University
(11001361)

10:30 a.m.
Stable homology of modules.
Olgur Celikbas, Department of Mathematics, University of Missouri
Lars Winther Christensen, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Texas Tech University
Li Liang*, School of Mathematics and Physics, Lanzhou Jiaotong University
Greg Piepmeyer, Department of Mathematics, University of Missouri
(110018186)

11:00 a.m.
The stable cohomology of a local ring.
L. L. Avramov, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
L. Ferraro, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
S. B. Iyengar*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
(110013239)

Sunday April 13, 2014, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Hysteresis and Multirate Processes, II
Room 28, Holden Hall
Organizers:
Ram Iyer, Texas Tech University ram.iyer@ttu.edu

Sunday April 13, 2014, 9:00 a.m.11:15 a.m.
Special Session on Lie Groups, IV
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

Sunday April 13, 2014, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Linear Operators in Representation Theory and in Applications, IV
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.
Tensor Decompositions.
Harm Derksen*, University of Michigan
(110015297)

10:00 a.m.
On the representatives of the left "regular" $Gl_n$ action and algebraic semigroup structures of the Grassmannians.
Victor Camillo, University of Iowa
Miodrag C Iovanov*, University of Iowa
(110015349)

10:30 a.m.
Cohomology of $GL(4,Z)$ with nontrivial coefficients.
Ivan Horozov*, Washington University in St. Louis
(11001127)

11:00 a.m.
$\tau$Complexity.
Marju Purin*, St. Olaf College
(11001628)

11:30 a.m.
Periodic trees and semiinvariants.
Kiyoshi Igusa, Brandeis University
Kent Orr, University of Indiana
Gordana Todorov, Northeastern University
Jerzy Weyman*, University of Connecticut
(110016307)

Sunday April 13, 2014, 9:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
Session for Contributed Papers, I
Room 115, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building

9:15 a.m.
Quantum differential operators at a root of unity.
Iordan Ganev*, University of Texas at Austin
(110016203)

9:30 a.m.
On Strongly Graded Prime Submodules.
Mashhoor Refai*, Princess Sumaya university for Technology
(11001680)

9:45 a.m.
Looking Glass Neofields.
Scott Lacy*, University of Texas at Arlington
(110005357)

10:00 a.m.
Division of matrices and mirror image properties of matrices.
Jeevan Kumar Neelam*, Electrical and Electronics Engineer
(11001505)

10:15 a.m.
A Characterization of Joint Spectral Radius with the $p$radius of Distributions.
Masaki Ogura*, Texas Tech University
Clyde F Martin, Texas Tech University
(11001523)

10:30 a.m.
From random geometric graphs to wireless networks.
Carl P Dettmann*, University of Bristol, UK
(110094294)

10:45 a.m.
Minimum Hellinger Distance Estimator for Random Design in Regression Model.
Hemalika Abeysundara*, Texas Tech University
Frits Ruymgaart, Texas Tech University
(110062348)

11:00 a.m.
Stopping near the top of a random walk.
Jose Angel Islas*, University of North Texas
Pieter Allaart, University of North Texas
(110060370)

11:15 a.m.
Representation by the cardinal sine series.
Benjamin A Bailey*, University of Connecticut Department of Mathematics
Wolodymyr R Madych, University of Connecticut Department of Mathematics
(110041333)

Sunday April 13, 2014, 9:30 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Developments from PASI 2012: Commutative Algebra and Interactions with Related Disciplines, III
Room 108, Department of Mathematics & Statistics Building
Organizers:
Kenneth Chan, University of Washington
Jack Jeffries, University of Utah jeffries@math.utah.edu
Inquiries: meet@ams.org