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Fall Central Sectional Meeting
University of St. Thomas (Minneapolis campus), Minneapolis, MN
October 2830, 2016 (Friday  Sunday)
Meeting #1123
Associate secretaries:
Georgia Benkart, AMS benkart@math.wisc.edu
Special Session on Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics

Friday October 28, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics, I
TMH 448, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Andrew Beveridge, Macalester College abeverid@macalester.edu
Jamie Radcliffe, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Michael Young, Iowa State University

2:30 p.m.
The waiting game: Balanced allocation via random choices.
Amanda Redlich*, Bowdoin College
(112305383)

3:00 p.m.
Degree conditions for small contagious sets in bootstrap percolation.
Michael Dairyko, Iowa State University
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado  Denver
Bernard Lidický, Iowa State University
Ryan Martin, Iowa State University
Tyrrell McAllister, University of Wyoming
Florian Pfender, University of Colorado  Denver
Andrew Uzzell*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(112305300)

3:30 p.m.
On the List Chromatic Number of the Cartesian Product of Graphs.
Hemanshu Kaul*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Jeffrey Mudrock, Illinois Institute of Technology
(112305387)

4:00 p.m.
The combinatorics of ray sensor networks.
Kirk Boyer, University of Denver
Paul Horn*, University of Denver
Mario Lopez, University of Denver
(112305381)

4:30 p.m.
RamseyTurán numbers with small $s$independence number.
Andrzej Dudek*, Western Michigan University
(11230596)

Saturday October 29, 2016, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics, II
TMH 448, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Andrew Beveridge, Macalester College abeverid@macalester.edu
Jamie Radcliffe, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Michael Young, Iowa State University

8:30 a.m.
Independent sets near the lower bound in bounded degree graphs.
Zdenek Dvorak, Charles University in Prague
Bernard Lidicky*, Iowa State University
(11230550)

9:00 a.m.
Restricted Stirling and Lah numbers, and their inverses.
David Galvin*, University of Notre Dame
(11230546)

9:30 a.m.
Random sampling in computational algebra: Helly numbers and violator spaces.
Jesus A De Loera, Department of Mathematics, University of California, Davis
Sonja Petrovic, Applied Mathematics Department, Illinois Institute of Technology
Despina Stasi*, Applied Mathematics Department, Illinois Institute of Technology
(112305412)

10:00 a.m.
Perfect matchings and Hamilton cycles in the preferential attachment model.
Alan Frieze, Carnegie Mellon University
Xavier PérezGiménez*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Pawel Pralat, Ryerson University
Benjamin Reiniger, Illinois Institute of Technology
(11230559)

10:30 a.m.
Multipart NordhausGaddum type problems for treewidth, Colin de Verdière type parameters, and Hadwiger number.
Leslie Hogben*, Iowa State University and American Institute of Mathematics
Jephian C.H. Lin, Iowa State University
Michael Young, Iowa State University
(11230536)

Saturday October 29, 2016, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics, III
TMH 448, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Andrew Beveridge, Macalester College abeverid@macalester.edu
Jamie Radcliffe, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Michael Young, Iowa State University

Sunday October 30, 2016, 9:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal and Probabilistic Combinatorics, IV
TMH 448, Terrence Murphy Hall
Organizers:
Andrew Beveridge, Macalester College abeverid@macalester.edu
Jamie Radcliffe, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Michael Young, Iowa State University

9:00 a.m.
Induced Turán numbers.
Craig Timmons*, California State University Sacramento
PoShen Loh, Carnegie Mellon
Michael Tait, Carnegie Mellon
(112305193)

9:30 a.m.
Minimum number of edges in digraphs with specified diameter.
Zoltan Furedi, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Sogol Jahanbekam*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(112305289)

10:00 a.m.
Extremal graphs forbidding an odd cycle.
David S. Gunderson*, University of Manitoba
(112305404)

10:30 a.m.
Minimizing the independence polynomial over regular graphs.
Jonathan Cutler*, Montclair State University
A. J. Radcliffe, University of NebraskaLincoln
(112305283)

11:00 a.m.
Triangletilings in graphs without large independent sets.
Jozsef Balogh, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Andrew McDowell, University of Birmingham
Theodore Molla*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampagin
Richard Mycroft, University of Birmingham
(11230585)

11:30 a.m.
Enumeration of domino tilings of a double Aztec rectangle.
Tri Lai*, Department of Mathematics, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(112305114)
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