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Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
March 2930, 2014 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1098
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Saturday March 29, 2014

Saturday March 29, 2014, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Ground Floor Lobby, Information Technology/ Engineering Building

Saturday March 29, 2014, 8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Ground Floor Lobby, Information Technology/ Engineering Building

Saturday March 29, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications, I
Sondheim 207, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Steven Miller, Williams College Michael Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology marsma@rit.edu

8:00 a.m.
Virus Dynamics on Star Graphs.
Steven J Miller*, Williams College
(10980048)

8:30 a.m.
Coin flips, Fibonacci numbers and the longest gap!
Shiyu Li, University of California Berkeley
Steven Miller, Williams College
Philip Tosteson*, University of Michigan
(10980584)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematical modeling of the HIV/Aids epidemic in Cuba.
Antonio Mastroberardino*, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Yuanji Cheng, Malmo University
Ahmed Abdelrazec, York University
Hao Liu, Arizona State University
(10989250)

9:30 a.m.
Dynamics of a Discrete Population Model for Extinction and Sustainability in Ancient Civilizations.
Michael A. Radin*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Bernard P. Brooks, Rochester Institute of Technology
Tamas I. Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology
(109839166)

10:00 a.m.
Time Scales, Switching, Control, Survival and Extinction in a Population Dynamics Model with TimeVarying Carrying Capacity.
Harold M Hastings*, Simon's Rock of Bard College and Hofstra University
Michael Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology
(10983983)

10:30 a.m.
A Scheme for Modeling and Analyzing the Dynamics of Logical Circuits.
Aminur Rahman*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(109837142)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Discrete Geometry in Crystallography, I
Sondheim 110, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Egon Schulte, Northeastern University egonschulte@gmail.com Marjorie Senechal, Smith College

8:00 a.m.
From $\aleph_0$ to $\epsilon$  and back again?
Marjorie Senechal*, Smith College
(10985273)

8:30 a.m.
Local Criteria for Regular Sets.
Nikolai P. Dolbilin*, Steklov Mathematical Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences
(109852248)

9:00 a.m.
Separable sphere packings revisited.
Karoly Bezdek*, Prof., Canada Research Chair, University of Calgary
(109852270)

9:30 a.m.
VertexTransitive Polyhedra of Higher Genus.
Undine Leopold*, Northeastern University (Boston)
(109852184)

10:00 a.m.
Modelling Infinite Periodic Frameworks with a Variable Lattice Using Inductive Constructions.
Elissa Ross*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Anthony Nixon, York University
(109852173)

10:30 a.m.
Parity centres and dual lattice polytopes for parallelohedra.
Robert Erdahl*, Queen's University, Canada
(109811299)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Its Applications, I
Sondheim 202, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Susanna Dann, University of Missouri Azita Mayeli, Queensborough College, City University of New York amayeli@qcc.cuny.edu Gestur Olafsson, Louisana State University

8:00 a.m.
Nonorthogonal Fusion Frames.
Peter G. Casazza*, University of Missouri
(10984679)

8:30 a.m.
Linear independence of timefrequency translates in ${\Bbb R}^d$ of functions with decay.
Marcin Bownik, University of Oregon
Darrin Speegle*, Saint Louis University
(109842108)

9:00 a.m.
Phase Retrieval by Projections.
Lindsey M. Woodland*, University of MissouriColumbia
(109846244)

9:30 a.m.
Variational imaging methods based on sparse representations.
Julia Dobrosotskaya*, Case Western Reserve University, Department of Mathematics, Applied Mathematics and Statistics
(109841314)

10:00 a.m.
Two distance sets and finite unit norm tight frames.
Kasso Okoudjou*, Department of Mathematics & Norbert Wiener Center
Alexander Barg, Department of Electrical Engineering
WeiHsuan Yu, Department of Mathematics
(109841308)

10:30 a.m.
Representation theoretic approach to atomic decompositions of Bergman spaces on the unit ball.
Jens Gerlach Christensen*, Colgate University
Karlheinz Gröchenig, University of Vienna
Gestur Ólafsson, Louisiana State University
(109843140)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Interaction between Complex and Geometric Analysis, I
Sondheim 203, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Peng Wu, Cornell University Yuan Yuan, Syracuse University yyuan05@syr.edu

Saturday March 29, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Invariants in LowDimensional Topology, I
Sondheim 107, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Jennifer Hom, Columbia University Tye Lidman, University of Texas at Austin tlid@math.utexas.edu

8:00 a.m.
Shake concordant knots that are not concordant.
Tim D Cochran*, Rice University
Arunima Ray, Rice University
(109857300)

8:30 a.m.
Framed Instantons and Khovanov homology.
Christopher W Scaduto*, UCLA
(109857266)

9:00 a.m.
Heegaard Floer homology of graph manifolds.
Jonathan Hanselman*, Columbia University
(109854289)

9:30 a.m.
Reducible surgeries and Heegaard Floer homology.
Jennifer Hom, Columbia University
Tye Lidman, University of Texas at Austin
Nicholas Zufelt*, University of Texas at Austin
(109857208)

10:00 a.m.
Montesinos knots and contact structures.
Kenneth L. Baker, University of Miami
Allison H. Moore*, Rice University
(109857330)

10:30 a.m.
Knot contact homology and a question of Cappell and Shaneson.
Christopher R Cornwell*, Duke University
David Hemminger, Duke University
(109857318)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Lowdimensional Topology and Group Theory, I
Sondheim 109, Sondheim Hall Organizers: David Futer, Temple University Daniel Wise, McGill University wise@math.mcgill.ca

Saturday March 29, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Biology, I
Sondheim 205, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Jonathan Bell, University of Maryland Baltimore County Brad Peercy, University of Maryland Baltimore County bpeercy@umbc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Neuronal Cable Theory on Dendritic Trees.
Jonathan Bell*, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)
(109892216)

8:30 a.m.
Investigating the Limit Cycles of the RatioDependent PredatorPrey System with Constant Harvests.
Michael J Crone*, George Mason University
Evelyn Sander, George Mason University
(109892172)

9:00 a.m.
The Role of Intermittent Preventive Treatment (IPT) and the Spread of Drug Resistance to Malaria.
Zhilan Feng, Purdue University
Katharine Gurski*, Howard University
Carrie Manore, Tulane University
Angela Peace, Arizona State University
Olivia Prosper, Dartmouth College
Miranda TebohEwungkem, Lehigh University
(109892154)

9:30 a.m.
Phase locking in coupled networks.
Amitabha Bose*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(109837213)

10:00 a.m.
Identifiable Reparametrizations of Linear Compartment Models.
Nicolette Meshkat*, North Carolina State University
Seth Sullivant, North Carolina State University
(109892125)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Finance, I
Sondheim 209, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Agostino Capponi, John Hopkins University acappon1@jhu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Behaviors of interbank lending system near multiple defaults.
Tomoyuki Ichiba*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(109860236)

8:30 a.m.
Systemic risk in large financial networks.
Konstantinos Spiliopoulos*, Boston University, Boston, MA
(10986055)

9:00 a.m.
VWAP order execution and dynamic trading volume estimation.
Christoph Frei*, University of Alberta
Nicholas Westray, Deutsche Bank AG
(109860112)

9:30 a.m.
Trends and trades.
Michael Carlisle, Baruch College, CUNY
Olympia Hadjiliadis*, Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, CUNY
Ioannis Stamos, Hunter College, CUNY
(10986043)

10:00 a.m.
A Stochastic Approximation Approach for TrendFollowing Trading.
Duy Nguyen*, Massachusetts college of Liberal Arts
Qing Zhang, University Of Georgia
George Yin, Wayne State University
(10986038)

10:30 a.m.
Optimal Investment in Defaultable Securities under Information Driven Default Contagion.
Lijun Bo*, Xidian University
Agostino Capponi, Johns Hopkins University
(109860180)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Open Problems in Stochastic Analysis and Related Fields, I
Sondheim 114, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Masha Gordina, University of Connecticut maria.gordina@uconn.edu Tai Melcher, University of Virginia

8:00 a.m.
On Some Free Boundary Problems for Stochastic Systems.
Amarjit Budhiraja*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Rami Atar, Technion, Israel
(109860124)

9:00 a.m.
The leading root of a formal power series $f(x,y) = \displaystyle \sum\limits_{n=0}^\infty a_n(y) x^n$, with connections to probability.
James Allen Fill*, The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics
Alan D. Sokal, New York University, Department of Physics; University College London, Department of Mathematics
(109805311)

10:00 a.m.
Smoothness of solutions and Harnack inequality for Kimura diffusion operators.
Charles L. Epstein, University of Pennsylvania
Camelia A. Pop*, University of Pennsylvania
(109835190)

10:30 a.m.
How to integrate on U(N).
Jonathan Novak*, MIT
(109822193)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Theory and Applications of Differential Equations on Graphs, I
Sondheim 206, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Jonathan Bell, University of Maryland Baltimore County jbell@umbc.edu Sergei Avdonin, University of Alaska Fairbanks

8:00 a.m.
Local Approaches to Reconstruction on the SemiAxis.
John Matthews*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Boris P Belinskiy, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Sergei A Avdonin, University of Alaska Fairbanks
(109835175)

8:30 a.m.
Inverse problem for networks of strings with attached masses.
Julian Edward*, Florida International University, Miami, FL
Nina Avdonina, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
(109835147)

9:00 a.m.
Isospectrality, torsional rigidity and heat content for metric graphs.
Don Colladay, New College of Florida
Leon Kaganovskiy, Touro College
Patrick McDonald*, New College of Florida
(109858156)

9:30 a.m.
Stability of Eigenvalues of Quantum Graphs with Respect to Magnetic Perturbation.
Tracy Weyand*, Texas A&M University
Gregory Berkolaiko, Texas A&M University
(109834126)

10:00 a.m.
Source Identification for the Wave Equation on Graphs.
Sergei Avdonin*, University of Alaska Fairbanks
(109835188)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Research and its Impact on Students and Faculty, I
Sondheim 105, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Matthias Gobbert, University of Maryland, Baltimore County gobbert@umbc.edu Nagaraj Neerchal, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University

8:00 a.m.
Undergraduate Research on RealWorld Problems: Opportunities at WPI and through the PIC Math Program.
Suzanne L. Weekes*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
(109800203)

8:30 a.m.
Geodesics and Waves on a Class of SelfSimilar spacetimes.
Jon A Williams*, U.S. Naval Academy
(10988394)

9:00 a.m.
Linear Stability of NonNewtonian Rimming Flow.
Sergei Fomin, California State University, Chico
Ravi Shankar, California State University, Chico
Peter Haine, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Abigail Gartrell*, University of Maryland
Alberto Mojica, California State University, Chico
Nate Loker, California State University, Chico
(10986588)

9:30 a.m.
Applications of GraphTheoretic Tests to Online Change Detection.
Colin Bogdan*, United States Naval Academy
David Ruth, United States Naval Academy
(109860263)

10:00 a.m.
Beyond the CCSS and NGSS boarder: The CAEP Standards for all US institutions.
Atma Sahu*, Coppin State University
(109897132)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
Session on AMS Session on Contributed Papers, I
Sondheim 208, Sondheim Hall

8:30 a.m.
Using linguistic variables in approximating Fuzzylogic smartreasoning to extend the binary sense.
Atma Sahu*, Coppin State University
(109841131)

8:45 a.m.
Mapping the Regular Polygons onto the Circle.
Richard P. Pembroke*, EnochPrattFreeLibrary/JohnsHopkinsUniversity
(109841187)

9:00 a.m.
Venn/Euler/Leibniz Diagrams.
Deborah J Bennett*, New Jersey City University
(109801149)

9:15 a.m.
Lescop's Invariant and Gauge Theory.
Prayat Poudel*, University of Miami, Miami, FL
(10985723)

9:30 a.m.
NonMarkovian zerosum stochastic differential games and path dependent BellmanIsaacs equations.
Triet Pham*, Rutgers University
(10986021)

9:45 a.m.
Rotating drops with helicoidal symmetry (Joint work with Bennett Palmer).
Oscar M Perdomo*, Central Connecticut State University
(10985322)

10:00 a.m.
The moduli space of cubic rational maps.
Lloyd W West*, CUNY Graduate Center
(109837223)

10:15 a.m.
The solution of linear KleinGordon equatios using Reduced Differential Transform method (RDTM).
Adekunle Ademola Araromi*, The Polytechnic Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria
(109835106)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mechanics and Control, I
Sondheim 112, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Jinglai Shen, University of Maryland Baltimore County Dmitry Zenkov, North Carolina State University dvzenkov@ncsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Virtual Constraints in the formation Control of Automatic Vehicles.
Donghua Shi*, Beijing Institute of Technology and North Carolina State University
(10989365)

9:00 a.m.
Control Problems for a Class of Set Valued Evolutions.
Alberto Bressan, Eberly Family Professor, Department of Mathematics, Penn State University
DONGMEI ZHANG*, Department of Mathematics, Penn State University
(109849305)

9:30 a.m.
Stochastic Optimal Motion Planning and Estimation for the Attitude Kinematics on SO(3).
Taeyoung Lee*, George Washington University
(109893262)

10:00 a.m.
Optimal Control Approach and Numerical Methods for Constrained Smoothing Splines.
Teresa Lebair*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Jinglai Shen, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(109893101)

10:30 a.m.
PredictorBased Tracking for Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation.
Ruzhou Yang*, Louisiana State University
(109893322)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Optimization and Related Topics, I
Sondheim 113, Sondheim Hall Organizers: M. Seetharama Gowda, University of Maryland at Baltimore County Osman Guler, University of Maryland at Baltimore County Florian Potra, University of Maryland at Baltimore County Jinglai Shen, University of Maryland at Baltimore County shenj@umbc.edu

Saturday March 29, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Knots and Applications, I
Sondheim 108, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Louis Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago Samuel Lomonaco, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Jozef Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu

Saturday March 29, 2014, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Substitution and Tiling Dynamical Systems, I
Sondheim 111, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Natalie Priebe Frank, Vassar College E. Arthur Robinson Jr., George Washington University robinson@gwu.edu

Saturday March 29, 2014, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Shape: Mathematics, physics, and biology.
Room 104, Information Technology/ Engineering Building
L. Mahadevan*, Harvard University
(10980002)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 1:55 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Invited Address
Homogeneous dynamics and its interactions with number theory.
Room 104, Information Technology/ Engineering Building
Nimish A. Shah*, The Ohio State University
(10982203)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Data Assimilation Applied to Controlled Systems
Sondheim 208, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Damon McDougall, University of Texas at Austin damon@ices.utexas.edu Richard Moore, New Jersey Institute of Technology

3:00 p.m.
Optimal control in Lagrangian data assimilation.
R O Moore*, NJIT
D McDougall, UT Austin
(109849165)

3:30 p.m.
Observabilitybased Optimization of Controlled Sampling Formations for Flowfield Estimation.
Levi D. DeVries*, University of Maryland, College Park
Derek A. Paley, University of Maryland, College Park
(109893282)

4:00 p.m.
Collaborative tracking and control in stochastic dynamical systems.
Eric Forgoston*, Montclair State University
Lora Billings, Montclair State University
M. Ani Hsieh, Drexel University
Ira B. Schwartz, U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Philip Yecko, Montclair State University
(109837260)

4:30 p.m.
Collaborative Tracking of Geophysical Fluid Dynamics: An Experimental Approach.
M. Ani Hsieh*, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics Department/Drexel University
Matthew Michini, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics Department/Drexel University
Dennis Larkin, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics Department/Drexel University
Eric Forgoston, Mathematical Sciences/Montclair State University
Phil A. Yecko, Mathematical Sciences/Montclair State University
(109893298)

5:00 p.m.
Towards Bayesian Nonlinear Smoothing and Adaptive Sampling with Swarms of Ocean Vehicles.
Pierre F.J. Lermusiaux*, MIT
(109860329)

5:30 p.m.
InterventionBased Stochastic Disease EradicationA Stochastic control approach.
Ira B. Schwartz*, US Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC
Lora Billings, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
Luis MieryTeranRomero, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Brandon Lindley, U. S. Naval Research Laboratory
(109860141)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications, II
Sondheim 207, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Steven Miller, Williams College Michael Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology marsma@rit.edu

3:00 p.m.
On the Boundedness of Positive Solutions of the Reciprocal MaxType Difference Equation $\displaystyle{\max\left{\frac{A_{n}}{x_{nk}}, \frac{B_{n}}{x_{n\ell}}\right}}$ with Periodic Parameters.
Candace M. Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Michael A. Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology
(109839183)

3:30 p.m.
On the boundedness of positive solutions of the reciprocal maxtype difference equation $x_n = \max_{1\le i\le t}\left{\frac{A^i_{ni}}{x_{ni}}\right}$ with periodic parameters.
Daniel W. Cranston*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Candace M. Kent, Virginia Commonwealth University
(109839115)

4:00 p.m.
Folding planar systems into secondorder difference equations.
H. Sedaghat*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(109839144)

4:30 p.m.
Periodic windows within windows within windows.
Madhura Joglekar*, Univ of MD College Park
James Yorke, Univ of MD College Park
(10983728)

5:00 p.m.
Avoiding extremes in chaotic systems.
Suddhasattwa Das*, University of Maryland, College Park
James A Yorke, University of Maryland, College Park
(10983731)

5:30 p.m.
Existence and uniqueness of an invariant point, and global attractiveness for a class of nonlinear, random difference equations.
Michael Marcondes de Freitas*, Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University
Eduardo D. Sontag, Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University
(109837294)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Discrete Geometry in Crystallography, II
Sondheim 110, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Egon Schulte, Northeastern University egonschulte@gmail.com Marjorie Senechal, Smith College

3:00 p.m.
The staurolite enigma solved through the analysis of the pseudoeigensymmetry of crystallographic orbits.
Massimo Nespolo*, Université de Lorraine, CRM2 UMR CNRS 7036
Mohamed Amine Marzouki, Université de Lorraine, CRM2 UMR CNRS 7036
Bernd Souvignier, Institute for Mathematics, Astrophysics and Particle Physics, Radboud University, Netherlands
(10982074)

3:30 p.m.
Quantitative Measures of Complexity of Crystal Structures.
Sergey V. Krivovichev*, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia
(109892182)

4:00 p.m.
MotionSpace Manifolds in Macromolecular Crystallography.
Gregory S Chirikjian*, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
(10982268)

4:30 p.m.
Constructing finite zeolites.
Brigitte Servatius*, WPI
(109805105)

5:00 p.m.
Generating Crystal Nets in Euclidean Space.
Gregory McColm*, University of South Florida
(10985285)

5:30 p.m.
Archimedian solids and quasigeometric descriptions of atomic positions in quasicrystals.
Jean E Taylor*, Courant Institute (also Rutgers University)
(10988282)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Harmonic Analysis and Its Applications, II
Sondheim 202, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Susanna Dann, University of Missouri Azita Mayeli, Queensborough College, City University of New York amayeli@qcc.cuny.edu Gestur Olafsson, Louisana State University

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Interaction between Complex and Geometric Analysis, II
Sondheim 203, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Peng Wu, Cornell University Yuan Yuan, Syracuse University yyuan05@syr.edu

3:00 p.m.
Nonrigid parabolic geometries of Monge type.
Ian M. Anderson, Utah State University
Zhaohu Nie*, Utah State University
Pawel Nurowski, Center for Theoretical Physics, Polish Academy of Sciences
(109858296)

4:00 p.m.
The GaussBonnet formula for harmonic surfaces.
Peter Connor*, Indiana University South Bend
Kevin Li, Penn State Harrisburg
Matthias Weber, Indiana University
(109853192)

4:30 p.m.
Extension of plurisubharmonic functions with logarithmic growth.
Ozcan Yazici*, Syracuse University
(109832114)

5:00 p.m.
Weighted Hardy Spaces.
Khim Raj Shrestha*, Syracuse University
(109830153)

5:30 p.m.
Recent results on noncompact automorphism groups.
Bingyuan Liu*, Washington University
(10983214)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Invariants in LowDimensional Topology, II
Sondheim 107, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Jennifer Hom, Columbia University Tye Lidman, University of Texas at Austin tlid@math.utexas.edu

3:00 p.m.
Homology cobordism of graph manifolds.
Peter D Horn*, Syracuse University
Margaret I Doig, Syracuse
(109857170)

3:30 p.m.
Stein fillings of contact 3 manifolds.
Amey Kaloti*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Youlin Li, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
(109857268)

4:00 p.m.
Homology cobordism classification of lens spaces.
Margaret I Doig*, Syracuse University
(109857219)

4:30 p.m.
Symplectic fillings and exotic 4manifolds.
Cagri Karakurt, University of Texas at Austin
Laura Starkston*, University of Texas at Austin
(109857136)

5:00 p.m.
Sutured embedded contact homology is an invariant.
Cagatay Kutluhan, University at Buffalo
Steven Sivek*, Princeton University
(109857186)

5:30 p.m.
Oriented skein modules and the FrohmanGelca formula.
Heather M Russell*, Washington College
Hoel Queffelec, Universite Paris VII
(109857286)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Knots and Applications, II
Sondheim 108, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Louis Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago Samuel Lomonaco, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Jozef Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Alexander type invariants of fusions of links.
Uwe Kaiser*, Boise State University
(109857297)

3:30 p.m.
Structure of the Kauffman bracket skein module of a connected sum of copies of a product of a circle with a sphere.
Charles D. Frohman, The University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, National Science Foundation
(109857320)

4:00 p.m.
Combinatorial Heegaard Floer Homology and Branched Spines.
Carl Hammarsten*, George Washington University
(109855269)

4:30 p.m.
Odd homological operations on Khovanov homology.
Krzysztof K. Putyra, Columbia University
Alexander N. Shumakovitch*, The George Washington University
(109857324)

5:00 p.m.
Khovanov type graph homology for noncommutative algebras.
Jing Wang*, George Washington University
Jozef H Przytycki, George Washington University
(109857278)

5:30 p.m.
Concordance and boundary genus of satellite links.
Charles Livingston, Indiana University
Cornelia A. Van Cott*, University of San Francisco
(109857195)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Lowdimensional Topology and Group Theory, II
Sondheim 109, Sondheim Hall Organizers: David Futer, Temple University Daniel Wise, McGill University wise@math.mcgill.ca

3:00 p.m.
Geometrically maximal knots.
Abhijit Champanerkar*, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, CUNY
Ilya Kofman, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, CUNY
Jessica Purcell, Brigham Young University
(109857206)

3:30 p.m.
Geometrically and diagrammatically maximal knots.
Ilya Kofman*, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, CUNY
Abhijit Champanerkar, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, CUNY
Jessica Purcell, Brigham Young University
(109857185)

4:00 p.m.
Hyperbolic pretzel knots with the same volume and systole length.
Christian R Millichap*, Temple University
(109857130)

4:30 p.m.
Proper affine deformations of twogenerator Fuchsian groups.
Virginie Charette, Université de Sherbrooke
Todd A. Drumm, Howard University
William M. Goldman*, University of Maryland
(10985349)

5:00 p.m.
Polyhedra inscribed in a hyperboloid and antide Sitter geometry.
Jeffrey Danciger, University of Texas at Austin
Sara Maloni*, Brown University
JeanMarc Schlenker, University of Luxembourg
(109857139)

5:30 p.m.
Amalgam Anosov representations.
Richard D Canary, University of Michigan
Michelle Lee, University of Maryland
Matthew Stover*, Temple University
(109820117)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Biology, II
Sondheim 205, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Jonathan Bell, University of Maryland Baltimore County Brad Peercy, University of Maryland Baltimore County bpeercy@umbc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Population viscosity reduces the risk of disease emergence.
Timothy Reluga*, Penn State University
Eunha Shim, University of Tulsa
(109892201)

3:30 p.m.
Niche Partitioning Along an Environmental Gradient.
Isaac Klapper*, Department of Mathematics, Temple University
Jack Dockery, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Montana State University
Hal Smith, School of Mathematical & Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University
(109892111)

4:00 p.m.
Dynamics and information transfer in swarms with covert leaders.
Louis F Rossi*, University of Delaware
(109892285)

4:30 p.m.
PanelA Discussion on Mathematical BiologyLevy, Rossi, Edwards, Bose

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Finance, II
Sondheim 209, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Agostino Capponi, John Hopkins University acappon1@jhu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Optimal incentives for delegated portfolio optimization.
Maxim Bichuch, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Stephan Sturm*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(109891272)

3:30 p.m.
Optimal Investment with Transaction Costs and Stochastic Volatility.
Maxim Bichuch*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Ronnie Sircar, Princeton University
(109860255)

4:00 p.m.
Optimal Stopping with Negative Discount Rate and Random Refraction Times under Levy Models.
Tim Leung, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research Department, Columbia University
Kazutoshi Yamazaki, Department of Mathematics, Kansai University
Hongzhong Zhang*, Department of Statistics, Columbia University
(109860210)

4:30 p.m.
FeynmanKac formulae for solutions to degenerate elliptic boundary value and obstacle problems with Dirichlet boundary conditions.
Paul Feehan, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Ruoting Gong*, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Jian Song, The University of Hong Kong
(10986089)

5:00 p.m.
staticdynamic quantile hedging.
Tim Leung, Columbia University
Peng Liu*, Campbell&Company
(10989356)

5:30 p.m.
On the Market Viability under Proportional Transaction Costs.
Xiang Yu*, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
Erhan Bayraktar, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan
(10986037)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mechanics and Control, II
Sondheim 112, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Jinglai Shen, University of Maryland Baltimore County Dmitry Zenkov, North Carolina State University dvzenkov@ncsu.edu

3:00 p.m.
An explanation of the rising chain paradox.
Mark Levi*, Penn State
(10987061)

4:00 p.m.
Fluid ratcheting by oscillating channel walls with sawteeth.
Jie Yu*, Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering, North Carolina State University
(10987662)

4:30 p.m.
Constrained mechanics in idealized models for propulsive vortex shedding.
Scott David Kelly*, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
(109870293)

5:00 p.m.
Variational Integrators and Noncoordinate Frames in Velocity Space.
Kenneth R Ball*, University of Texas at San Antonio
(109870123)

5:30 p.m.
Hamel's Formalism and a StructurePreserving Integrator for a Spherical Pendulum.
Dmitry V Zenkov*, North Carolina State University
Melvin Leok, University of California, San Diego
Anthony M Bloch, University of Michigan
(109870281)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Novel Developments in Tomography and Applications, I
Sondheim 204, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Alexander Katsevich, University of Central Florida Alexander.Katsevich@ucf.edu Alexandru Tamasan, University of Central Florida Alexander Tovbis, University of Central Florida

3:00 p.m.
The Range of the Radon Transform of a compactly supported function.
Kamran Sadiq*, University of Central Florida
Alexandru Tamasan, University of Central Florida
(109835292)

3:30 p.m.
Range characterization of the attenuated Radon transform of symmetric tensors in the plane.
Kamran Sadiq, Univ. Central Florida
Alexandru Tamasan*, University of Central Florida
(109835267)

4:00 p.m.
Singular value decomposition of a finite Hilbert transform defined on several intervals and the interior problem of tomography with prior knowledge: the RiemannHilbert problem approach.
Alexander Tovbis*, University of Central Florida
Marco Bertola, Concordia University
Alexander Katsevich, University of Central Florida
(109800209)

4:30 p.m.
Application of Theta functions to the singular value decomposition of a finite Hilbert transform and the interior problem of tomography.
Marco Bertola*, Concordia University, Montreal, CANADA
Alexander Katsevich, University of Central Florida
Alex Tovbis, University of Central Florida
(109841258)

5:00 p.m.
On A Reconstruction Formula for Spherical Radon Transform : A Microlocal Analytic Point of View.
Linh Viet Nguyen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Idaho
(109842163)

5:30 p.m.
Efficient Reconstruction Algorithms for Inverse Problems in Quantitative Photoacoustic Imaging.
K Ren*, University of Texas at Austin
(10986516)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Open Problems in Stochastic Analysis and Related Fields, II
Sondheim 114, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Masha Gordina, University of Connecticut maria.gordina@uconn.edu Tai Melcher, University of Virginia

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Optimization and Related Topics, II
Sondheim 113, Sondheim Hall Organizers: M. Seetharama Gowda, University of Maryland at Baltimore County Osman Guler, University of Maryland at Baltimore County Florian Potra, University of Maryland at Baltimore County Jinlai Shen, University of Maryland at Baltimore County shenj@umbc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Convex optimization on largescale domains given by Linear Minimization Oracles.
Arkadi Nemirovski*, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
(10989097)

3:30 p.m.
An InteriorPoint TrustFunnel Algorithm for Nonlinear Optimization.
Daniel P Robinson*, Johns Hopkins University
Nick I. M. Gould, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Frank E. Curtis, Lehigh University
Philippe Toint, University of Namur
(10984927)

4:00 p.m.
Two New Efficient Algorithms for Compressed Sensing Problems.
Robert J. Vanderbei*, Princeton University
(10989026)

4:30 p.m.
Cubic Regularization in InteriorPoint Methods.
Hande Y. Benson*, Drexel University
David F. Shanno, Rutgers University  Emeritus
(109890227)

5:00 p.m.
Understanding Structure in Conic Mixed Integer Programs: From Minimal Inequalities to Conic Disjunctive Cuts.
Fatma KilincKarzan*, Carnegie Mellon University
(10984959)

5:30 p.m.
Using Inexact Gradients in a Multilevel Optimization Algorithm.
Stephen G Nash*, George Mason University
(10989036)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Substitution and Tiling Dynamical Systems, II
Sondheim 111, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Natalie Priebe Frank, Vassar College E. Arthur Robinson Jr., George Washington University robinson@gwu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Bijective substitutions without pure discrete subshift factors.
Joseph L Herning*, Nothern Virginia Community College
(109837265)

3:30 p.m.
Decorated silver mean chain with mixed spectrum.
Franz Gähler*, Faculty of Mathematics, Bielefeld University, 33615 Bielefeld, Germany
(109837250)

4:00 p.m.
An exact renormalisation approach to primitive substitution rules.
Michael Baake*, Dept. of Mathematics, Bielefeld University, Germany
Franz Gaehler, Dept. of Mathematics, Bielefeld University, Germany
(109837245)

4:30 p.m.
Squirals and lattice substitutions with singular continuous spectrum.
Uwe Grimm*, The Open University
Michael Baake, University of Bielefeld
(109837160)

5:00 p.m.
Rigidity of Model Sets.
Lorenzo Sadun*, University of Texas
(109837102)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Theory and Applications of Differential Equations on Graphs, II
Sondheim 206, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Jonathan Bell, University of Maryland Baltimore County jbell@umbc.edu Sergei Avdonin, University of Alaska Fairbanks

3:00 p.m.
Megamap: Continuous Attractor in a Network of Place Cells Representing a Large Region.
Kathryn R, Hedrick*, Johns Hopkins University
Kechen Zhang, Johns Hopkins University
(109892189)

3:30 p.m.
The boundary control method applied to two velocity treelike graph inverse problem.
Abdon Eddy Choque Rivero*, Morelia
(109835224)

4:00 p.m.
Reactiondiffusionadvection in stochastically generated tree graphs.
Kurt E. Anderson, University of California, Riverside
Scott Manifold, University of California, Riverside
Jonathan Sarhad*, University of California, Riverside
(109835229)

4:30 p.m.
Persistence and Competition in River Networks.
Jonathan Bell*, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)
(109892218)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Undergraduate Research and its Impact on Students and Faculty, II
Sondheim 105, Sondheim Hall Organizers: Matthias Gobbert, University of Maryland, Baltimore County gobbert@umbc.edu Nagaraj Neerchal, University of Maryland, Baltimore County Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University

3:00 p.m.
Mentoring Undergraduates through Research in Mathematical Biology.
Luis A. Melara*, Shippensburg University
(109897257)

3:30 p.m.
Utilizing Research Data in the Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics (SIBS) Pittsburgh Program: "Collaborative Research, Cardiovascular Health, and Minority Populations".
Roslyn A Stone*, Department of Biostatistics, University of Pittsburgh
(10986298)

4:00 p.m.
Using Medical Research Data to Motivate Methodology Development among Undergraduates in SIBS Pittsburgh.
Megan M. Marron*, University of Pittsburgh
Abdus S. Wahed, University of Pittsburgh
(10986296)

4:30 p.m.
Covering Everything: An Exploration of $h$Critical Numbers.
Kevin T. Campbell*, Gettysburg
(109805264)

5:00 p.m.
Modeling the Cellular Dynamics of Multiple Sclerosis.
Maria E Markovich*, Shippensburg University
Luis Melara, Shippensburg University
(109834259)

5:30 p.m.
Monte Carlo Methods for Phylogenetic Analysis.
Jesus Alberto Leyva*, Brown University
(10989278)
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