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Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA
April 67, 2013 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1088
Associate secretaries:
Steven H. Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Sunday April 7, 2013

Sunday April 7, 2013, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Welch Dining Room, Lyons Hall

Sunday April 7, 2013, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Welch Dining Room, Lyons Hall

Sunday April 7, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Counting and Equidistribution on Symmetric Spaces, III
Room 425, Fulton Hall Organizers: Dubi Kelmer, Boston College kelmer@bc.edu Alex Kontorovich, Yale University

Sunday April 7, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Discrete Geometry of Polytopes, III
Room 230, Fulton Hall Organizers: Barry Monson, University of New Brunswick Egon Schulte, Northeastern University schulte@neu.edu

8:00 a.m.
The monodromy group of pyramids.
Leah Wrenn Berman, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Mark Mixer, Williams College
Barry Monson, University of New Brunswick
Deborah Oliveros*, National University of Mexico UNAM
Gordon Williams, University of Alaska Fairbanks
(108805180)

8:30 a.m.
The Extreme Pyramids.
Leah Wrenn Berman, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Mark Mixer, Williams College
Barry Monson*, University of new Brunswick
Deborah Oliveros, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
Gordon Williams, University of Alaska Fairbanks
(10885142)

9:00 a.m.
Presenting monodromy groups: The Archimedean tilings.
Mark Mixer*, Williams College
Daniel Pellicer, UNAM
Gordon Williams, University of Alaska Fairbanks
(108852173)

9:30 a.m.
Integral Geometry on the minimal finite projective space.
Eric L Grinberg*, University of Massachusetts Boston
(108852283)

10:00 a.m.
Subdivision in Abstract Polytopes.
Ilanit Helfand*, Northeastern University
(108805268)

10:30 a.m.
Realization of Nested Posets.
Satyan Devadoss*, Williams College
Stefan Forcey, University of Akron
(10885243)

Sunday April 7, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics, III
Room 220, Fulton Hall Organizers: Hasanjan Sayit, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Stephan Sturm, Worcester Polytechnic Institute ssturm@wpi.edu

8:00 a.m.
Arbitrageurs, bubbles, and credit conditions.
Rodolfo Prieto*, Boston University
Julien Hugonnier, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
(108891159)

8:30 a.m.
Real Asset Values and Security Prices.
Murray Carlson, University of British Columbia
Sheridan Titman, University of Texas at Austin
Cristian Ioan Tiu*, SUNY  Buffalo
(108800163)

9:00 a.m.
On Optimal Acceptance Policies in Real Estate.
Yildiray Yildirim*, Syracuse University
Thomas Emmerling, Syracuse University
Abdullah Yavas, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(108860228)

9:30 a.m.
Static Fund Separation of Long Term Investments.
Scott P Robertson*, Carnegie Mellon University
(108860196)

10:00 a.m.
Degenerate elliptic operators in mathematical finance and Hölder continuity for solutions to variational equations and inequalities.
Camelia A. Pop*, University of Pennsylvania
Paul M. N. Feehan, Rutgers University
(10883585)

10:30 a.m.
Robust Maximization of Asymptotic Growth under Covariance Uncertainty.
YuJui Huang*, University of Michigan
Erhan Bayraktar, University of Michigan
(108860147)

Sunday April 7, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Homological Invariants in Lowdimensional Topology, III
Room S295, Stokes Hall Organizers: John Baldwin, Boston College Joshua Greene, Boston College joshua.greene@bc.edu Eli Grigsby, Boston College

8:00 a.m.
Obstructing finite surgery.
Margaret Doig*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(108857280)

8:30 a.m.
Surgeries between lens spaces and $S^1 \times S^2$.
Radu A Cebanu*, Boston College
(108851208)

9:00 a.m.
Unbounding Bridge Numbers.
Kenneth L Baker*, Univeristy of Miami
Cameron Gordon, University of Texas at Austin
John Luecke, University of Texas at Austin
(108857210)

9:30 a.m.
Doubly Periodic Knots and Link Floer Homology.
Kristen Hendricks*, Columbia University
(108857212)

10:00 a.m.
Floer homology and nonzero degree maps.
Cagri Karakurt, University of Texas at Austin
Tye Lidman*, University of Texas at Austin
Ciprian Manolescu, UCLA
(108857219)

10:30 a.m.
Periodic knots and Heegaard Floer homology.
Stanislav Jabuka*, University of Nevada, Reno
Swatee Naik, University of Nevada, Reno
(108857227)

Sunday April 7, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Hopf Algebras and their Applications, III
Room S113, Stokes Hall Organizers: Timothy Kohl, Boston University tkohl@math.bu.edu Robert Underwood, Auburn University Montgomery

8:00 a.m.
Simple Modules for Pointed Hopf Algebras.
Leonid Krop*, DePaul University, Chicago
(108816184)

8:30 a.m.
Coxeter transformation and inverses of Cartan matrices for coalgebras.
William Chin*, Chicago
Daniel Simson, Nicolaus Copernicus University
(108816252)

9:00 a.m.
Hopf algebraic techniques applied to super algebraic groups.
Akira Masuoka*, Institute of Mathematics, University of Tsukuba
(10881614)

9:30 a.m.
Hopfalgebraic tools in quantum and twisted vertex algebras.
Iana I Anguelova*, College of Charleston
(108881202)

10:00 a.m.
The algebra of $\mathfrak{n}$invariants.
Stefan Catoiu*, DePaul University
(108816223)

10:30 a.m.
Path subcoalgebras, finiteness properties and quantum groups.
Sorin Dascalescu*, University of Bucharest
Miodrag C Iovanov, University of Iowa
Constantin Nastasescu, University of Bucharest
(108816230)

Sunday April 7, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Moduli Spaces in Algebraic Geometry, III
Room 110, Fulton Hall Organizers: Dawei Chen, Boston College dawei.chen@bc.edu Maksym Fedorchuk, Boston College Joe Harris, Harvard University YuJong Tzeng, Harvard University

Sunday April 7, 2013, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Topology and Generalized Cohomologies in Modern Condensed Matter Physics, II
Room S201, Stokes Hall Organizers: Claudio Chamon, Boston University Robert Kotiuga, Boston University prk@bu.edu

Sunday April 7, 2013, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History and Philosophy of Mathematics, III
Room S109, Stokes Hall Organizers: James J. Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu V. Frederick Rickey, United States Military Academy

Sunday April 7, 2013, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Homology and Cohomology of Arithmetic Groups, III
Room S117, Stokes Hall Organizers: Avner Ash, Boston College Darrin Doud, Brigham Young University doud@math.byu.edu David Pollack, Wesleyan University

8:30 a.m.
Eisenstein cocycles on $GL_n(\mathbb{Q})$.
Matthew Greenberg*, University of Calgary
(108811242)

9:00 a.m.
Families of overconvergent modular symbols.
Robert Pollack*, Boston University
Evan Dummit, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Marton Hablicsek, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Robert Harron, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Lalit Jain, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Daniel Ross, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(108811216)

10:00 a.m.
Slope Decompositions and the Eigenvariety Machine.
Glenn Stevens*, Boston University
(108818277)

Sunday April 7, 2013, 8:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Research by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, III
Room 130, Fulton Hall Organizers: ChiKeung Cheung, Boston College David Damiano, College of the Holy Cross Steven J. Miller, Williams College sjm1@williams.edu Suzanne L. Weekes, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Sunday April 7, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Geometric Structures of 3manifolds, III
Room S115, Stokes Hall Organizers: Ian Biringer, Boston College Tao Li, Boston College taoli@bc.edu Robert Meyerhoff, Boston College

Sunday April 7, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algorithmic Problems of Group Theory and Applications to Information Security, III
Room 245, Fulton Hall Organizers: Delaram Kahrobaei, City University of New York Graduate Center and New York College of Technology dkahrobaei@gc.cuny.edu Vladimir Shpilrain, City College of New York and City University of New York Graduate Center

9:00 a.m.
Computationally interesting properties of infinite permutation groups with finite stabilizers.
Simon M Smith*, City Tech, CUNY
(108820234)

9:30 a.m.
An Example of an Automatic Graph of Intermediate Growth.
Alexei Miasnikov, Stevens Institute of Technology
Dmytro Savchuk*, University of South Florida
(108820247)

10:00 a.m.
Polycyclic groupbased cryptosystems (using conjugacy search problem) are secure against Length Based attacks.
David Garber, Holon Institute of technology, Israel
Delaram Kahrobaei, City University of New York, Graduate Center, NYCCT
Ha T Lam*, City University of New York, Graduate Center
(108800224)

10:30 a.m.
The conjugacy problem in wreath products is decidable in logspace.
Svetla Vassileva*, McGill University
(108820192)

Sunday April 7, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Arithmetic Dynamics and Galois Theory, III
Room S209, Stokes Hall Organizers: John Cullinan, Bard College cullinan@bard.edu Farshid Hajir, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Siman Wong, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Sunday April 7, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commuting Matrices and the Hilbert Scheme, III
Room 453, Fulton Hall Organizers: Anthony Iarrobino, Northeastern University a.iarrobino@neu.edu Leila Khatami, Union College

Sunday April 7, 2013, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometry and Microlocal Analysis, III
Room 117, Fulton Hall Organizers: Victor W. Guillemin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Richard B. Melrose, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Yanir A. Rubinstein, Stanford University yanir@member.ams.org

Sunday April 7, 2013, 9:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Recursion and Definability, I
Room 423, Fulton Hall Organizers: Rachel Epstein, Harvard University Karen Lange, Wellesley College Karen.Lange@wellesley.edu Russell Miller, Queens College and City University of New York Graduate Center

Sunday April 7, 2013, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
The spectrum of nonnormal random matrices.
Room 127, Merkert Chemistry Center
Alice Guionnet*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(10886003)

Sunday April 7, 2013, 1:55 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Invited Address
Geometry: (very) local meets global.
Room 127, Merkert Chemistry Center
Yanir A. Rubinstein*, University of Maryland
(10885804)

Sunday April 7, 2013, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algorithmic Problems of Group Theory and Applications to Information Security, IV
Room 245, Fulton Hall Organizers: Delaram Kahrobaei, City University of New York Graduate Center and New York College of Technology dkahrobaei@gc.cuny.edu Vladimir Shpilrain, City College of New York and City University of New York Graduate Center

Sunday April 7, 2013, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Commuting Matrices and the Hilbert Scheme, IV
Room 453, Fulton Hall Organizers: Anthony Iarrobino, Northeastern University a.iarrobino@neu.edu Leila Khatami, Union College

Sunday April 7, 2013, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Complex Geometry and Microlocal Analysis, IV
Room 117, Fulton Hall Organizers: Victor W. Guillemin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Richard B. Melrose, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Yanir A. Rubinstein, Stanford University yanir@member.ams.org

Sunday April 7, 2013, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Counting and Equidistribution on Symmetric Spaces, IV
Room 425, Fulton Hall Organizers: Dubi Kelmer, Boston College kelmer@bc.edu Alex Kontorovich, Yale University

Sunday April 7, 2013, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Discrete Geometry of Polytopes, IV
Room 230, Fulton Hall Organizers: Barry Monson, University of New Brunswick Egon Schulte, Northeastern University schulte@neu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Polyhedra, nanoclusters, and crystals.
Marjorie Senechal*, Smith College
(108852124)

3:30 p.m.
The intersection condition for regular polytopes.
Marston Conder*, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Deborah Oliveros, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
(108806116)

4:00 p.m.
Hyperbolic ideal rightangled polytopes, octahedrites and dimension bounds.
Alexander Kolpakov*, Vanderbilt University
(108852118)

4:30 p.m.
Existence of tight simplices and other codes in compact spaces.
Henry Cohn, Microsoft Research New England
Abhinav Kumar*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Gregory Minton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(108852218)

5:00 p.m.
On autopolarity.
Brigitte Servatius*, WPI
Herman Servatius, WPI
(108851127)

5:30 p.m.
Polytopes derived from the cubic tessellation of 3space.
Isabel Hubard, UNAM Mexico City
Mark Mixer, Williams College
Daniel Pellicer, UNAM Morelia
Asia Ivic Weiss*, York University
(108851229)

Sunday April 7, 2013, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Financial Mathematics, IV
Room 220, Fulton Hall Organizers: Hasanjan Sayit, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Stephan Sturm, Worcester Polytechnic Institute ssturm@wpi.edu

3:00 p.m.
Arbitragefree SVI volatility surfaces.
Jim Gatheral*, Baruch College, CUNY
(108800201)

4:00 p.m.
Optimal execution under stochastic volatility and liquidity.
Patrick Cheridito, Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering, Bendheim Center for Finance, Princeton University
Tardu S Sepin*, Department of Operations Research & Financial Engineering, Princeton University
(108890156)

4:30 p.m.
Gresham's Law for Liquidity.
Maxim Bichuch*, Princeton University
Paolo Guasoni, Boston University and Dublin City University
(108860270)

5:00 p.m.
Quickest detection in a system with correlated noise.
Hongzhong Zhang*, Columbia University
(108893162)

5:30 p.m.
Loss Aversion and Retirement Planning.
Dan Ren*, Boston University
Paolo Guasoni, Boston University; Dublin City University
(108860265)

Sunday April 7, 2013, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Moduli Spaces in Algebraic Geometry, IV
Room 110, Fulton Hall Organizers: Dawei Chen, Boston College dawei.chen@bc.edu Maksym Fedorchuk, Boston College Joe Harris, Harvard University YuJong Tzeng, Harvard University

Sunday April 7, 2013, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Recursion and Definability, II
Room 423, Fulton Hall Organizers: Rachel Epstein, Harvard University Karen Lange, Wellesley College Karen.Lange@wellesley.edu Russell Miller, Queens College and City University of New York Graduate Center

Sunday April 7, 2013, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Research by Undergraduates and Students in PostBaccalaureate Programs, IV
Room 130, Fulton Hall Organizers: ChiKeung Cheung, Boston College David Damiano, College of the Holy Cross Steven J. Miller, Williams College sjm1@williams.edu Suzanne L. Weekes, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

3:00 p.m.
A Simple Heat Transfer Model for Reactors in MicrowaveAssisted Chemistry.
Chuqiao Yang*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Vadim Yakovlev, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(108835100)

3:30 p.m.
Folding Spaces of Phylogenetic Trees.
Craig M. Corsi*, Williams College
(10889277)

4:00 p.m.
Computing the Trajectory of Moving Objects Using a Neural Model.
Michael J. Pettinati*, College of the Holy Cross
Constance Royden, College of the Holy Cross
(10886870)

4:30 p.m.
A Nonlinear ReactionDiffusionConduction Problem for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFCs).
Xiaojing Wang*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(10883587)

5:00 p.m.
Using Motion and Disparity Tuning to Detect Moving Objects.
Laura M. Webber*, College of the Holy Cross
Constance Royden, College of the Holy Cross
(10886886)

5:30 p.m.
Reduction of Order for Higher Order Linear Ordinary Differential Equations.
Nadia Marie Ott*, San Diego State University
Timothy Mark Dunster, San Diego State University
(108834120)
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