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Central Fall Sectional Meeting
Loyola University Chicago, Chicago, IL
October 24, 2015 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1112
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Special Session on Variational Analysis, Optimization, and Control (Dedicated to Terry Rockafellar on the occasion of his 80th birthday)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Variational Analysis, Optimization, and Control (Dedicated to Terry Rockafellar on the occasion of his 80th birthday), I
Room 514, Mundelein Center
Organizers:
Rafal Goebel, Loyola University Chicago rafal.k.goebel@gmail.com

8:30 a.m.
A blended proof of the vectorial Ekeland variational principle.
Bao Q Truong*, Northern Michigan University
(111249146)

9:00 a.m.
ARock: an Algorithmic Framework for Asynchronous Parallel Coordinate Updates.
Zhimin Peng, UCLA
Yangyang Xu, University of Waterloo
Ming Yan*, Michigan State University
Wotao Yin, UCLA
(111249322)

9:30 a.m.
On the Weak Differentiability in Variational Analysis.
Bingwu Wang*, Department of Mathematics, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA
(111249454)

10:00 a.m.
Optimal control under finite set of evolution scenarios.
Yuri S. Ledyaev*, Department of Mathematics Western Michigan University
(111249669)

10:30 a.m.
Risk Preferences on the Space of Quantile Functions.
Andrzej Ruszczynski*, Rutgers University
Darinka Dentcheva, Stevens Institute of Technology
(11129029)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Variational Analysis, Optimization, and Control (Dedicated to Terry Rockafellar on the occasion of his 80th birthday), II
Room 514, Mundelein Center
Organizers:
Rafal Goebel, Loyola University Chicago rafal.k.goebel@gmail.com

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Variational Analysis, Optimization, and Control (Dedicated to Terry Rockafellar on the occasion of his 80th birthday), III
Room 514, Mundelein Center
Organizers:
Rafal Goebel, Loyola University Chicago rafal.k.goebel@gmail.com

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Variational Analysis, Optimization, and Control (Dedicated to Terry Rockafellar on the occasion of his 80th birthday), IV
Room 514, Mundelein Center
Organizers:
Rafal Goebel, Loyola University Chicago rafal.k.goebel@gmail.com

1:30 p.m.
An example connected to convex functions theory.
Kazimierz A. Goebel*, Maria CurieSklodowska University, Lublin, Poland
(111247256)

2:00 p.m.
Common mathematical foundations of the expected utility and the dual utility theory.
Darinka Dentcheva*, Stevens Institute of Technology
Andrzej Ruszczynski, Rutgers University
(11129116)

2:30 p.m.
Optimization over Directed Graphs.
Alex Olshevsky*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Angelia Nedich, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111249253)

3:00 p.m.
Secondorder analysis of piecewise linear functions with applications to stability.
Boris Mordukhovich, Wayne state university
Ebrahim Sarabi*, Wayne state university
(111249212)

3:30 p.m.
On the convergence of the proximal forwardbackward splitting method with linesearches.
J. Yunier Bello Cruz, Institute of Mathematics and Statistics, Federal University of Goias, Goiania, GO 74.001970, Brazil.
Nghia Tran*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309, USA.
(111249216)
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