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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
Friday October 2, 2015

Friday October 2, 2015, 9:00 a.m.11:45 a.m.
Special Session on Groups, Rings, Group Rings, and Hopf Algebras (celebrating the 75th birthday of Donald S. Passman), I
Rooms 123124, Institute of Environmental Sustainability Organizers: Jeffrey Bergen, DePaul University Stefan Catoiu, DePaul University scatoiu@condor.depaul.edu William Chin, DePaul University

Friday October 2, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Rings, Group Rings, and Hopf Algebras (celebrating the 75th birthday of Donald S. Passman), II
Rooms 123124, Institute of Environmental Sustainability Organizers: Jeffrey Bergen, DePaul University Stefan Catoiu, DePaul University scatoiu@condor.depaul.edu William Chin, DePaul University

1:30 p.m.
Dual Reflection Groups.
Ellen E. Kirkman*, Wake Forest University
James J. Kuzmanovich, Wake Forest University
James J. Zhang, University of Washington, Seattle
(111216377)

2:00 p.m.
Embedding of some classes of group rings in division rings.
Alexander Lichtman*, UWParkside, Mathematics Department, Kenosha WI 53141
(111200524)

2:30 p.m.
The lattice of submodules of a multiplicity free module.
Ian M Musson*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(111216263)

3:00 p.m.
Matched pairs of monoids, Hopf algebras, and the BGG Category $\mathcal{O}$.
Apoorva Khare*, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University
(111216135)

Friday October 2, 2015, 3:40 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Rings, Group Rings, and Hopf Algebras (celebrating the 75th birthday of Donald S. Passman), III
Rooms 123124, Institute of Environmental Sustainability Organizers: Jeffrey Bergen, DePaul University Stefan Catoiu, DePaul University scatoiu@condor.depaul.edu William Chin, DePaul University
Saturday October 3, 2015

Saturday October 3, 2015, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
First Floor Hall, Cuneo Hall

Saturday October 3, 2015, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
First Floor Hallway, Cuneo Hall

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Graph and Matroid Theory, I
Room 103, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Sergei Bezrukov, University of WisconsinSuperior Dalibor Froncek, University of Minnesota Duluth Xiaofeng Gu, University of West Georgia xgu@westga.edu Steven Rosenberg, University of WisconsinSuperior

8:00 a.m.
Chvátaltype results for degree sequence Ramsey numbers.
Michael Ferrara`*, University of Colorado Denver
Christopher Cox, Carnegie Mellon University
Ryan Martin, Iowa State University
Benjamin Reiniger, Ryerson University
(111205357)

8:30 a.m.
Graph realizations of a degree sequence constrained by a vertex partition.
Stephen G. Hartke*, University of Colorado Denver
(111205539)

9:00 a.m.
Pancyclic, Bipancyclic and Oddly Bipancyclic Graphs.
Abdollah Khodkar*, University of West Georgia
(111205219)

9:30 a.m.
Linkage and Hadwiger's conjecture.
Guantao Chen*, Georgia State University
Zhiquan Hu, Central China Normal University
Feifei Song, Central China Normal University
(111205460)

10:00 a.m.
Packing of edgedisjoint odd $(u,v)$trails.
Ross Churchley, Simon Fraser University
Bojan Mohar, Simon Fraser University
Hehui Wu*, University of Mississippi
(111205590)

10:30 a.m.
Signed circuit covers of signed graphs.
Jian Cheng, Department of Mathematics, West Virginia University
You Lu, Department of Mathematics, West Virginia University
Rong Luo*, Department of Mathematics, West Virginia University
CunQuan Zhang, Department of Mathematics, West Virginia University
(111205341)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in the Theory and Applications of Reaction Network Models, I
Room 407, Mundelein Center Organizers: Carsten Conradi, Max Planck Institute Moderators: Badal Joshi, California State University San Marcos Organizers: Casian Pantea, West Virginia University cpantea@math.wvu.edu

8:00 a.m.
MESSI biological systems.
Alicia Dickenstein*, Department of Mathematics, FCEN, University of Buenos Aires
Mercedes Perez Millan, Department of Mathematics, FCEN, University of Buenos Aires
(111214150)

9:00 a.m.
Mixed and basic MESSI biological systems.
Mercedes Perez Millan*, Universidad de Buenos Aires
Alicia Dickenstein, Universidad de Buenos Aires; IMASCONICET
(111292422)

9:30 a.m.
Overload breakdown in models of photosynthesis.
Alan D. Rendall*, University of Mainz
(111292230)

10:00 a.m.
Algebraic Systems Biology: A Case Study for the Wnt Pathway.
Elizabeth Gross, San Jose State University
Heather A Harrington, Oxford University
Zvi Rosen*, Pennsylvania State University
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley
(111292650)

10:30 a.m.
Model rejection using differential algebra.
Nicolette Meshkat*, Santa Clara University
Heather Harrington, University of Oxford
Kenneth Ho, Stanford University
(111292532)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Methods Common to Association Schemes, Hopf Algebras, Tensor Categories, Finite Geometry, and Related Areas, I
Room 311, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Harvey Blau, Northern Illinois University Sung Y. Song, Iowa State University Bangteng Xu, Eastern Kentucky University Bangteng.Xu@eku.edu

8:30 a.m.
LoweringRaising Triples of Linear Transformations.
Paul M Terwilliger*, Math Department U. WisconsinMadison
(11121557)

9:00 a.m.
Two Class of Finite Nilpotent Groups and Related Table Algebras.
Harvey Blau, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Northern Illinois University
Gang Chen*, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, 430079, China
Rulin Shen, Department of Mathematics, Hubei University for Nationalities
(111220119)

9:30 a.m.
Torsion units of integral table algebras and RBAs.
Allen Herman*, University of Regina
(111216127)

10:00 a.m.
Control of Fusion in Table Algebras.
Harvey I. Blau*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Northern Illinois University
(111220477)

10:30 a.m.
Upper Triangular Matrices and Billiard Arrays.
Yang Yang*, Department of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(111205129)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Statistics and its Interactions with Combinatorics, Computation, and Network Science, I
Room 303, Mundelein Center Organizers: Sonja Petrovic, Illinois Institute of Technology sonja.petrovic@iit.edu Despina Stasi, University of Cyprus and Illinois Institute of Technology

8:30 a.m.
Score Equivalence and Polyhedral Approaches to Learning Bayesian Networks.
David Haws*, IBM Watson
James Cussens, University of York
Milan Studeny, The Institute of Information Theory and Automation of the CAS
(111262445)

9:00 a.m.
Identifiability of Gaussian DAG models with one latent source.
Hisayuki Hara*, Niigata University
(111262549)

9:30 a.m.
The maximum likelihood threshold of a graph.
Elizabeth Gross*, San Jose State University
Seth Sullivant, North Carolina State University
(111262620)

10:00 a.m.
The maximum likelihood degree for rank 2 matrices via Euler characteristics.
Jose Israel Rodriguez*, University of Notre Dame
(111214556)

10:30 a.m.
Polynomial Homotopy Continuation in the Cloud.
Nathan Bliss, University of Illinois Chicago
Jeff Sommars*, University of Illinois Chicago
Xiangcheng Yu, University of Illinois Chicago
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois Chicago
(111205447)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Combinatorial Invariants of Knots, I
Room 312, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Micah Chrisman, Monmouth University Heather Dye, McKendree University hadye@mckendree.edu Aaron Kaestner, North Park University amkaestner@northpark.edu Louis Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago Emily Peters, Loyola University Chicago

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Representations, I
Room 606, Mundelein Center Organizers: Moshe Adrian, University of Toronto Shuichiro Takeda, University of MissouriColumbia takedas@missouri.edu Aaron Wood, University of MissouriColumbia

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphisms of Riemann Surfaces and Related Topics, I
Room 218, Cuneo Hall Organizers: S. Allen Broughton, RoseHulman Institute of Technology Peter Turbek, Purdue University Calumet Anthony Weaver, Bronx Community College, the City University of New York Aaron Wootton, University of Portland wootton@up.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Coding Theory and Its Applications, I
Room 304, Mundelein Center Organizers: W. Cary Huffman, Loyola University Chicago whuffma@luc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Lattice geometry of toric codes.
Ivan Soprunov, Cleveland State University
Jenya Soprunova*, Kent State University
(111252346)

9:00 a.m.
Selfdual codes from smooth Fano polytopes.
Ivan Soprunov*, Cleveland State University
(111214345)

9:30 a.m.
Quantum stabilizer codes from toric varieties.
Roy Joshua*, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Reza Akhtar, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
(11121485)

10:00 a.m.
Stopping sets of algebraic geometric codes from hyperelliptic curves.
Sarah E. Anderson*, University of St. Thomas
(111294512)

10:30 a.m.
On locally decodable codes from AG codes.
Gretchen Matthews*, Clemson University
(111294506)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Cohomology of Algebras and Deformation Theory, I
Room 116, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Anthony Giaquinto, Loyola University Chicago Mihai D. Staic, Bowling Green State University mstaic@bgsu.edu Alin Stancu, Columbus State University

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Algebra, I
Room 002, Cuneo Hall Organizers: David Cook II, Eastern Illinois University dwcook@eiu.edu Sonja Mapes, University of Notre Dame

8:30 a.m.
The Order Partition and Subposet Lattices.
Jay Schweig*, Oklahoma State University
Russ Woodroofe, Mississippi State University
(111205535)

9:00 a.m.
A description of BoijSöderberg decomposition for lex ideals.
Sema Gunturkun*, University of Michigan
(111213167)

9:30 a.m.
Pure resolutions from lcm lattices.
Christopher A Francisco, Oklahoma State Universit
Jeff Mermin*, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig, Oklahoma State University
(111213525)

10:00 a.m.
Regularity of Tor for Weakly Stable Ideals.
Katie Ansaldi*, University of Notre Dame
Nicholas Clarke, University of Manchester
Luigi Ferraro, University of NebraskaLincoln
(111213302)

10:30 a.m.
Projective Dimensions of SquareFree Monomial Ideals.
KueiNuan Lin*, Penn State University, Greater Allegheny
Paolo Mantero, University of Arkansas
(111213180)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Geometric Representation Theory, I
Room 210, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Ben Salisbury, Central Michigan University Peter Tingley, Loyola University Chicago ptingley@luc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Mirabolic quantum $\mathfrak{sl}_2$.
Daniele Rosso*, University of California, Riverside
(111216378)

9:00 a.m.
Truncated shifted Yangians.
Alex Weekes*, University of Toronto
(111216494)

9:30 a.m.
A cactus group action on crystals.
Iva Halacheva*, University of Toronto
Joel Kamnitzer, University of Toronto
Leonid Rybnikov, Higher School of Economics
Alex Weekes, University of Toronto
(111216558)

10:00 a.m.
KKRtype bijection in exceptional types.
Travis Scrimshaw*, University of California Davis
(111205478)

10:30 a.m.
The influence of the KirillovReshetikhin crystal $B^{1,1}$ on the structure of simple cyclotomic KLR modules.
Henry Kvinge*, UC Davis
Monica Vazirani, UC Davis
(111205271)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 202, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Youngsu Kim, University of California, Riverside Paolo Mantero, University of California, Riverside Jonathan Montaño, University of Kansas jmontano@ku.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computability Theory and Applications, I
Room 204, Mundelein Center Organizers: Denis Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago drh@math.uchicago.edu Steffen Lempp, University of WisconsinMadison

8:30 a.m.
Coarse reducibility and algorithmic randomness.
Denis R. Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago
Carl G. Jockusch*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Rutger Kuyper, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Paul E. Schupp, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111203225)

9:00 a.m.
Bounded low and high sets.
Bernard Anderson, Gordon College
Barbara Csima, University of Waterloo
Karen Lange*, Wellesley College
(11120331)

9:30 a.m.
Computable categoricity and Scott families.
Valentina Harizanov*, George Washington University
(111203170)

10:00 a.m.
Feedback Turing Computability, and Turing Computability as Feedback.
Nathanael L. Ackerman, Harvard University
Cameron E. Freer*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Robert S. Lubarsky, Florida Atlantic University
(111203144)

10:30 a.m.
Computable Information in Ultraproducts.
Henry P Towsner*, University of Pennsylvania
(111201380)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, I
Room 217, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Kyle Petersen, DePaul University tpeter21@depaul.edu Steven Klee, Seattle University

8:30 a.m.
Generating functions and triangulations for lecture hall cones.
Benjamin Braun*, University of Kentucky
Matthias Beck, San Francisco State University
Matthias Koeppe, University of California, Davis
Carla D. Savage, North Carolina State University
Zafeirakis Zafeirakopoulos, Galatasaray University
(111205442)

9:00 a.m.
A Polyhedral Description of Extremal PSD Matrices for Certain Graphs.
Liam Solus*, University of Kentucky
Caroline Uhler, MIT/IST Austria
Ruriko Yoshida, University of Kentucky
(111205138)

9:30 a.m.
Realizing subword complexes via triangulations of root polytopes.
Laura Escobar, UIUC
Karola Meszaros*, Cornell University
(111205178)

10:00 a.m.
Poset polytopes and some conjectured tree polytopes.
Lisa Berry, BioMed Science Academy
Devadoss Satyan, Williams College
Stefan Forcey*, University of Akron
Stephen Reisdorff, University of Akron
Patrick Showers, University of Akron
(111205314)

10:30 a.m.
Quotients of sums of distinct powers of three.
Bruce Reznick*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111211175)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Generalized Derivatives, I
Room 508, Mundelein Center Organizers: J. Marshall Ash, DePaul University Paul Musial, Chicago State University pmusial@csu.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups, Rings, Group Rings, and Hopf Algebras (celebrating the 75th birthday of Donald S. Passman), IV
Room 109, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Jeffrey Bergen, DePaul University Stefan Catoiu, DePaul University scatoiu@condor.depaul.edu William Chin, DePaul University

8:30 a.m.
My collaboration with Don Passman.
Jairo Z Goncalves*, Dep Mathematics Univ of Sao Paulo, SP, 05508090, Brazil
(11121681)

9:00 a.m.
Free groups and free algebras in division rings of Ore extensions.
Jason P Bell*, University of Waterloo
Jairo Z Goncalves, University of Sao Paulo
(111216179)

9:30 a.m.
Noncommutative Galois theory: from subgroups to right coideal subalgebras.
Vladislav K. Kharchenko*, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
(111216164)

10:00 a.m.
QuasiPermutation Singular Matrices are Products of Idempotents.
S K Jain*, King Abdulaziz University, KSA and Ohio University, USA
(11121667)

10:30 a.m.
Group Ring Groups.
Eric Jespers*, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
(111216411)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Analysis and Computation of Nematic Liquid Crystals, I
Room 503, Mundelein Center Organizers: Patricia Bauman, Purdue University Daniel Phillips, Purdue University Changyou Wang, Purdue University wang2482@purdue.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discussion.

8:30 a.m.
Weak Anchoring for 2D Liquid Crystals.
Stan Alama, McMaster University
Lia Bronsard*, McMaster University
Bernardo Galvão Sousa, University of Toronto
(111235671)

9:00 a.m.
Scalings and Limits of the LandaudeGennes Model for Nematic Liquid Crystals.
Eugene Gartland*, Kent State University
(111235511)

9:30 a.m.
Some techniques to decouple the computations of phase field model of complex fluids.
Xiaofeng Yang*, University of South Carolina
(111265666)

10:00 a.m.
A model of polydisperse nematics.
Ibrahim Fatkullin*, University of Arizona
Valeriy Slastikov, University of Bristol
(111235554)

10:30 a.m.
Minimizers of the Landaude Gennes energy around a spherical colloid particle.
Stan Alama*, McMaster University
Lia Bronsard, McMaster University
Xavier Lamy, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1
(111235667)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Evolution, I
Room 403, Mundelein Center Organizers: Ruth Davidson, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign redavid2@illinois.edu Ruriko Yoshida, University of Kentucky

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDEs and Calculus of Variations, I
Room 520, Mundelein Center Organizers: Emmanuel Barron, Loyola University Chicago Marian Bocea, Loyola University Chicago mbocea@luc.edu Robert Jensen, Loyola University Chicago

8:30 a.m.
Second Order GammaConvergence for the ModicaMortola Functional.
Irene Fonseca*, Carnegie Mellon University
Gianni Dal Maso, SISSA
Giovanni Leoni, Carnegie Mellon University
(11124959)

9:00 a.m.
Gradient Holder continuity for the parabolic homogeneous pLaplacian equation.
Luis Silvestre*, University of Chicago
Tianling Jin, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(11123593)

9:30 a.m.
Chevrons in Smectic Liquid Crystals.
Daniel Phillips*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
(111249246)

10:00 a.m.
A degenerate isoperimetric problem and traveling waves to a Hamiltonian bistable system.
Peter Sternberg*, Indiana University
Stan Alama, McMaster University
Lia Bronsard, McMaster University
Andres Contreras, New Mexico State University
Jiri Dadok, Indiana University
(11124977)

10:30 a.m.
Nonuniqueness of infinity ground states.
Ryan Hynd, Department of math, University of Pennsylvania
Charles Smart, Department of math, University of Chicago
Yifeng Yu*, Department of math, University of California at Irvine
(111235275)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlocal Diffusions, I
Room 504, Mundelein Center Organizers: Jinqiao Duan, Illinois Institute of Technology Xiaofan Li, Illinois Institute of Technology Xiaoxia Xie, Illinois Institute of Technology xxie12@iit.edu

8:30 a.m.
Pathwise entropy solutions for conservation laws with nonlinear rough path dependence.
Panagiotis Souganidis*, University of Chicago
(111260675)

9:30 a.m.
Diffusion phenomenon and decay rates for nonlocal wave equations with damping.
Petronela Radu*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Grozdena Todorova, University of TennesseeKnoxville
Boris Yordanov, Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(111245508)

10:00 a.m.
Attractors for wave equations with nonlinear damping on timedependent space.
Meihua Yang*, School of Mathematics and Statistics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
(111235542)

10:30 a.m.
A minmax formula for nonlinear elliptic operators and its applications.
Nestor Daniel Guillen*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Russell Schwab, Michigan State University
(111235636)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Probability Theory, I
Room 406, Mundelein Center Organizers: Antonio Auffinger, Northwestern University Jian Ding, University of Chicago Sebastien Roch, University of WisconsinMadison roch@math.wisc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Fluctuations of the free energy of spherical spin glass.
Jinho Baik*, University of Michigan
(111260130)

9:00 a.m.
Selfaveraging in spin glasses with Gaussian disorder.
WeiKuo Chen*, Department of Mathematics, University of Chicago and University of Minnesota
Dmitry Panchenko, Department of Mathematics, University of Toronto
(111260171)

9:30 a.m.
Quantum Unique Ergodicity as a tool for Universality for random matrices.
Paul Bourgade*, New York University
(111260567)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion.

10:30 a.m.
Double Roots of Random Integer Polynomials.
Ohad Feldheim, Stanford University
Ron Peled, Tel Aviv University
Arnab Sen*, University of Minnesota
Ofer Zeitouni, Weizmann Institute of Science and New York University
(111260599)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in NonCommutative Analysis, I
Room 414, Mundelein Center Organizers: Hari Bercovici, Indiana University John Williams, Universitát des Saarlandes williams@math.unisb.de

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singularities in Algebra, Geometry and Topology, I
Room 203, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Manuel Gonzalez Villa, University of WisconsinMadison villa@math.wisc.edu Laurentiu Maxim, University of WisconsinMadison

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis With Applications to Quantitative Finance, I
Room 415, Mundelein Center Organizers: Igor Cialenco, Illinois Institute of Technology igor@math.iit.edu Ruoting Gong, Illinois Institute of Technology

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Langlands Program and Related Topics, I
Room 605, Mundelein Center Organizers: Andrei Jorza, University of Notre Dame Martin Luu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign mluu@illinois.edu

8:30 a.m.
Local and global aspects of padic Langlands for $GL_2(Q_p)$.
Ana Caraiani*, Princeton University
Matthew Emerton, University of Chicago
Toby Gee, Imperial College
David Geraghty, Boston College
Vytautas Paskunas, University of Essen
Sug Woo Shin, Berkeley
(111211642)

9:00 a.m.
Discussion.

10:00 a.m.
Strata Hasse invariants, Hecke algebras and Galois representations.
Wushi Goldring*, Washington University in St. Louis
JeanStefan Koskivirta, Universität Paderborn
(111211514)

10:30 a.m.
Automorphic points in Mazur's deformation space.
Patrick Allen*, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
(111211612)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Graph Theory, Hypergraphs and Set Systems, I
Room 003, Cuneo Hall Organizers: John Engbers, Marquette University john.engbers@marquette.edu David Galvin, University of Notre Dame

8:30 a.m.
Fall Coloring of Graphs.
Hemanshu Kaul*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Christodoulos Mitillos, Illinois Institute of Technology
(111205573)

9:00 a.m.
I,FPartitions of Sparse Graphs.
Axel Brandt, University of Colorado Denver
Michael Ferrara, University of Colorado Denver
Mohit Kumbhat, Iowa State University
Sarah Loeb, University of Illinois
Derrick Stolee*, Iowa State University
Matthew Yancey, Department of Defense
(111205471)

9:30 a.m.
Precoloring extension for planar graphs.
Zdeněk Dvořák, Charles University in Prague
Bernard Lidický*, Iowa State University
(111205143)

10:00 a.m.
Rainbow Structures in Random Graphs.
Deepak Bal*, Montclair State University
(111205399)

10:30 a.m.
On Ramseytype problems for sequences.
Andrzej Dudek*, Western Michigan University
(111205435)

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, 8:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers I
Room 107, Cuneo Hall

9:00 a.m.
RedBlack Khovanov Homology for Virtuals.
Heather A Dye*, McKendree University
(111257344)

9:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: The lowest volume 3orbifolds with high torsion.
Christopher K Atkinson*, University of Minnesota, Morris
David Futer, Temple University
(111257446)

9:30 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Colorings of the nsphere and Inversive Geometry.
Joel Clarke Gibbons*, Saint Joseph, Michigan, 49085
Yusheng Luo, National University of Singapore
(1112517)

9:45 a.m.
A SymbolicNumeric Method for HigherDimensional NewtonPuiseux Expansions.
Nathan Bliss*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jan Verschelde, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111214635)

10:00 a.m.
Generators for Comonoids and Universal Constructions.
Adnan H Abdulwahid*, University of Iowa
Miodrag C Iovanov, University of Iowa
(11121811)

10:15 a.m.
Quantum Drinfeld Hecke algebras in low dimension.
Christine Uhl*, University of North Texas
(111216625)

10:30 a.m.
Extensions of the Multivariable Alexander Polynomial.
Iva Halacheva*, University of Toronto
(111216310)

10:45 a.m.
Groupoids with root systems that resmble Coxeter groups.
Timothy D. Ferdinands*, Mercer University
(111220403)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 8:55 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Combinatorics and Graph Theoretic Applications, I
Room 104, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Adam Goyt, Minnesota State University Lara Pudwell, Valparaiso University Lara.Pudwell@valpo.edu

9:00 a.m.
Enumerating twoball prime juggling patterns.
Esther Banaian, College of St. Benedict
Steve Butler*, Iowa State University
Christopher Cox, Iowa State University
Jeffrey Davis, University of South Carolina
Jacob Landgraf, Michigan State University
Scarlitte Ponce, Cal State, Monterey Bay
(111205115)

9:30 a.m.
Expansion Formulae for Top to Random Shuffling.
Roger Tian*, UC Davis
(111205407)

10:00 a.m.
The Laplace Transform and Some Combinatorial Identities.
Brian K Miceli*, Trinity University
(111205577)

10:30 a.m.
On Proofs of Certain Combinatorial Identities.
Akalu Tefera*, Grand Valley State University
(111205181)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations and Fluid Dynamics, I
Room 506, Mundelein Center Organizers: Mimi Dai, University of Illinois at Chicago mdai@uic.edu Vera Mikyoung Hur, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Yao Yao, University of WisconsinMadison

9:00 a.m.
Nonlinear maximum principle with boundary.
Peter Constantin*, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University
Mihaela Ignatova, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University
(111235304)

9:30 a.m.
Instability index, exponential trichotomy and invariant manifolds for Hamiltonian PDEs.
Zhiwu Lin*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Chongchun Zeng, Georgia Institute of Technology
(111235591)

10:00 a.m.
A determining form for the SQG equation.
Michael S. Jolly*, Indiana University
Vincent R. Martinez, Tulane University
Tural Sadigov, SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Edriss S. Titi, Texas A&M University
(111235607)

10:30 a.m.
Diffusion of low modes in the 3D NSE.
Zachary Bradshaw, The University of British Columbia
Zoran Grujic*, University of Virginia
(111276323)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Ergodic and Symbolic Actions of Amenable Groups, I
Room 404, Mundelein Center Organizers: Ayşe Şahin, DePaul University Ilie Ugarcovici, DePaul University iugarcov@depaul.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Partial Differential Equations, I
Room 519, Mundelein Center Organizers: Morgan Sherman, California Polytechnic State University Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern University Ben Weinkove, Northwestern University weinkove@math.northwestern.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
Room 203, Mundelein Center Organizers: Steven Jordan, Loyola University Chicago sjorda2@luc.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Hopf Algebraic Combinatorics, I
Room 117, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Marcelo Aguiar, Cornell University Aaron Lauve, Loyola University Chicago lauve@math.luc.edu

9:00 a.m.
On symmetric group and partition algebra characters.
Mike Zabrocki*, York University, Toronto, Canada
Rosa Orellana, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
(111205615)

9:30 a.m.
LittlewoodRichardson rules for symmetric skew quasisymmetric Schur functions.
Christine Bessenrodt, Leibniz Universitat Hannover
Vasu Tewari*, University of British Columbia
Steph van Willigenburg, University of British Columbia
(111205330)

10:00 a.m.
A generalization of dual stable Grothendieck polynomials.
Darij Grinberg*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Pavel Galashin, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Gaku Liu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(111205257)

10:30 a.m.
Extending the theory of PSD algebras to Hopf monoids in species.
Eric Marberg*, Stanford University
(111205409)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Metric Spaces: Geometry, Group Theory, and Dynamics, I
Room 302, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Tullia Dymarz, University of WisconsinMadison dymarz@math.wisc.edu Anton Lukyanenko, University of Michigan

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Model Theory, I
Room 205, Mundelein Center Organizers: Uri Andrews, University of WisconsinMadison Isaac Goldbring, University of Illinois at Chicago isaac@math.uic.edu Maryanthe Malliaris, University of Chicago

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers II
Room 111, Cuneo Hall

9:00 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Multiresolution method for copropagating high intensity pulses.
Alexey Sukhinin*, Southern Methodist University
(11126524)

9:15 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Identities Satisfied by Roots of Vortex Polynomials.
Nicholas O CoxSteib*, University of Tulsa and the University of Missouri Columbia
Kevin O'Neil, University of Tulsa
(111276503)

9:30 a.m.
Exact solutions and symmetry classification of wave equation on surfaces of revolution.
M T Mustafa*, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
(111253320)

9:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Mann iteration presses for a new approach of nonexpansive mappings.
Buthinah A Bin Dehaish*, KAU
(111246649)

10:00 a.m.
Hardy Type Commutators on Function Spaces.
Chunping Xie*, Milwaukee School of Engineering
(111247210)

10:15 a.m.
On Parametric Generalized Implicit Quasi Variationallike Inclusion Problem.
Kaleem Raza Kazmi, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh UP India
Shakeel Ahmad Alvi*, King Faisal University, AlAhsa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
(1112479)

10:30 a.m.
Modeling the efficacy of an immunochemotherapy against colorectal cancer.
Qing Wang*, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV
Zhijun Wang, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV
David J Klinke, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
(111234673)

10:45 a.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Quasilinear PDEs and uniform rectifiability.
Steve Hofmann, University of MissouriColumbia
Phi Le*, University of MissouriColumbia
Jose Maria Martell, Instituto de Ciencias Matematicas CSICUAMUC3MUCM, Madrid, Spain
Kaj Nystrom, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
(11123530)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:30 a.m.11:05 a.m.
Special Session on Frontiers in Computational Mathematics, I
Room 507, Mundelein Center Organizers: SouCheng (Terrya) Choi, NORC at the University of Chicago, and Illinois Institute of Technology sctchoi@uchicago.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Perspectives in Knot Theory, I
Room 324, Cuneo Hall Organizers: David Krcatovich, Rice University Allison Moore, Rice University ahm6@rice.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Kloops, Neardomains, Loops, and Nonassociative Division Algebras, I
Room 307, Mundelein Center Organizers: Alper Bulut, American University of the Middle East C. E. Ealy Jr., Western Michigan University clifton.e.ealy@wmich.edu Hubert Kiechle, University of Hamburg Benjamin Phillips, University of Michigan Dearborn J. D. Phillips, Northern Michigan University

Saturday October 3, 2015, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Excluded Grid Theorem: Improved and Simplified.
Quinlan Auditorium, Life Sciences Building
Julia Chuzhoy*, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
(111205385)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Invited Address
Some new geometric applications of quantum field theory.
Quinlan Auditorium, Life Sciences Building
Andrew Neitzke*, The University of Texas at Austin
(1112813)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Methods Common to Association Schemes, Hopf Algebras, Tensor Categories, Finite Geometry, and Related Areas, II
Room 311, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Harvey Blau, Northern Illinois University Sung Y. Song, Iowa State University Bangteng Xu, Eastern Kentucky University Bangteng.Xu@eku.edu

2:30 p.m.
Fission of Srings and association schemes.
Kenneth W Johnson*, Penn State University, Abington College
(111220516)

3:00 p.m.
A family of $q$analog partially balanced $t$designs over $GF(q)$.
Sung Y. Song*, Iowa State University
Grant Bowling, University of Michigan
Kavi Duvvoori, Brown University
Robert Lazar, Iowa State University
(111205196)

3:30 p.m.
The Incidence Algebra of the Attenuated Space Poset.
Wen Liu*, University of WisconsinMadison, USA & Hebei Normal University, China
(111205349)

4:00 p.m.
Hypergroups of cardinality six.
PaulHermann Zieschang*, University of Texas
(111220434)

4:30 p.m.
Terwilliger Algebras of Wreath Products of Association Schemes.
Mikhail Muzychuk, Netanya Academic College
Bangteng Xu*, Eastern Kentucky University
(11120564)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Statistics and its Interactions with Combinatorics, Computation, and Network Science, II
Room 303, Mundelein Center Organizers: Sonja Petrovic, Illinois Institute of Technology sonja.petrovic@iit.edu Despina Stasi, University of Cyprus and Illinois Institute of Technology

2:30 p.m.
An abstract approach to network models of uncertainty.
Jason Morton*, Penn State
(111208526)

3:00 p.m.
Combinatorial and geometric view of the chip firing game and its application on system reliability theory.
Fatemeh Mohammadi*, IST Austria and Technical University of Berlin
Maria Kateri, Institute of Statistics, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California, Berkeley
(11120532)

3:30 p.m.
Critical exponents of graphs.
Dominique Guillot, Department of Mathematics, University of Delaware
Apoorva Khare*, Department of Mathematics, Stanford University
Bala Rajaratnam, Department of Statistics, Stanford University
(111205136)

4:00 p.m.
Hierarchical models: normality and related properties.
Daniel Irving Bernstein*, North Carolina State University
Seth Sullivant, North Carolina State University
(111205243)

4:30 p.m.
The facets of the cut polytope and the extreme rays of cone of concentration matrices of certain graphs.
Liam Solus, University of Kentucky
Caroline Uhler, Institute of Science and Technology Austria
Ruriko Yoshida*, University of Kentucky
(1112058)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Combinatorial Invariants of Knots, II
Room 312, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Micah Chrisman, Monmouth University Heather Dye, McKendree University hadye@mckendree.edu Aaron Kaestner, North Park University amkaestner@northpark.edu Louis Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago Emily Peters, Loyola University Chicago

2:30 p.m.
Geometric, homological, and categorical considerations of local crossings of $n$foams.
J Scott Carter*, University of South Alabama
(111257241)

3:00 p.m.
Curtain homology: 2(co)cycle invariants from YangBaxter operators.
Jozef H. Przytycki*, George Washington University
(111257174)

3:30 p.m.
The torsion of rack and quandle homology groups of some finite quandles.
Seung Yeop Yang*, The George Washington University
Jozef H. Przytycki, The George Washington University
(111255420)

4:00 p.m.
Homology for quandles with partial group operations.
J. Scott Carter, University of South Alabama
Atsushi Ishii, University of Tsukuba
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
Kokoro Tanaka, Tokyo Gakugei University
(111257267)

4:30 p.m.
Milnor's triple linking and Index.
Micah Chrisman, Monmouth University
Robert G. Todd*, Mount Mercy University
(111255487)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations and Fluid Dynamics, II
Room 506, Mundelein Center Organizers: Mimi Dai, University of Illinois at Chicago mdai@uic.edu Vera Mikyoung Hur, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Yao Yao, University of WisconsinMadison

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Representations, II
Room 606, Mundelein Center Organizers: Moshe Adrian, University of Toronto Shuichiro Takeda, University of MissouriColumbia takedas@missouri.edu Aaron Wood, University of MissouriColumbia

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphisms of Riemann Surfaces and Related Topics, II
Room 218, Cuneo Hall Organizers: S. Allen Broughton, RoseHulman Institute of Technology Peter Turbek, Purdue University Calumet Anthony Weaver, Bronx Community College, the City University of New York Aaron Wootton, University of Portland wootton@up.edu

2:30 p.m.
Kulkarni's Theorem and finite groups acting on a surface of genus $g$ with $g1$ prime.
Thomas W. Tucker*, Colgate University, Hamilton NY 13346
(111230324)

3:00 p.m.
A coarse classification of elementary abelian $p$group actions.
Anthony Weaver*, Bronx Community College, City University of New York
(111255151)

3:30 p.m.
Isogenous decomposition of the Jacobian of generalized Fermat curves.
Mariela Carvacho*, Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria
(111251157)

4:00 p.m.
Lifting the hyperelliptic involution of a Klein surface.
Emilio Bujalance, Departamento de Matematicas Fundamentales, UNED, Madrid, Spain
Javier Cirre*, Departamento de Matematicas Fundamentales, UNED, Madrid, Spain
Peter Turbek, Purdue University Calumet
(111230142)

4:30 p.m.
Sufficiency of the RiemannHurwitz Formula for the Existence of a Group Action.
Sebastian Bozlee, University of Colorado
Aaron Wootton*, University of Portland
(111214226)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Coding Theory and Its Applications, II
Room 304, Mundelein Center Organizers: W. Cary Huffman, Loyola University Chicago whuffma@luc.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Cohomology of Algebras and Deformation Theory, II
Room 116, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Anthony Giaquinto, Loyola University Chicago Mihai D. Staic, Bowling Green State University mstaic@bgsu.edu Alin Stancu, Columbus State University

2:30 p.m.
An extension of the Fedosov construction.
Boris Tsygan*, Northwestern University
(111281215)

3:00 p.m.
What do homotopy algebras form?
Vasily A. Dolgushev*, Department of Mathematics, Temple University
Alexander E. Hoffnung, Middle College Program, Gateway Community College, New Haven, CT 06510
Christopher L. Rogers, Institut fuer Mathematik und Informatik, Universitaet Greifswald, Deutschland
(11121814)

3:30 p.m.
What do homotopy algebras form?
Christopher L Rogers*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(111218332)

4:00 p.m.
$r_\infty$Matrices, Triangular $L_\infty$Bialgebras and Quantum$_\infty$ Groups.
Denis Bashkirov, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Alexander A. Voronov*, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
(111217363)

4:30 p.m.
Azumaya spaces and deformation quantization.
Dima Arinkin, University of WisconsinMadison
Andrei Caldararu*, University of WisconsinMadison
Marton Hablicsek, University of Pennsylvania
(111214480)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Algebra, II
Room 002, Cuneo Hall Organizers: David Cook II, Eastern Illinois University dwcook@eiu.edu Sonja Mapes, University of Notre Dame

2:30 p.m.
Posets underlying resolutions of multigraded modules.
Amanda Beecher, Ramapo College of New Jersey
Timothy B. P. Clark*, Loyola University Maryland
Alexandre Tchernev, University at Albany, SUNY
(111213561)

3:00 p.m.
Minimal Free Resolutions of Path Ideals of Rooted Trees.
Rachelle Bouchat*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Tricia Brown, Armstrong State University
(111213440)

3:30 p.m.
Partition and plane partition promotion and rowmotion.
Jessica Striker*, North Dakota State University
(111205597)

4:00 p.m.
Unimodal fvectors and hvectors of trees.
Russ Woodroofe*, Mississippi State University
(111205672)

4:30 p.m.
Bouquet algebra of toric ideals.
Sonja Petrović*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Apostolos Thoma, University of Ioannina, Greece
Marius Vladoiu, University of Bucharest, Romania
(11121363)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Geometric Representation Theory, II
Room 210, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Ben Salisbury, Central Michigan University Peter Tingley, Loyola University Chicago ptingley@luc.edu

2:30 p.m.
Lattice Properties of Oriented Exchange Graphs.
Alexander C Garver*, University of Minnesota
Thomas McConville, MIT
(111216211)

3:00 p.m.
Pattern avoidance and quasisymmetric functions  an update.
Zachary Hamaker, Dartmouth College
Joel Lewis, University of Minnesota
Brendan Pawlowski, University of Minnesota
Bruce E Sagan*, Michigan State University
(11120573)

3:30 p.m.
The prism tableau model for Schubert polynomials.
Anna Weigandt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111205400)

4:00 p.m.
KnutsonVakil puzzles compute equivariant $K$theory of Grassmannians.
Oliver Pechenik*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111205351)

4:30 p.m.
Genomic tableaux and Equivariant Ktheory of Grassmannians.
Oliver Pechenik, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111205352)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 202, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Youngsu Kim, University of California, Riverside Paolo Mantero, University of California, Riverside Jonathan Montano, Purdue University jmontano@purdue.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Computability Theory and Applications, II
Room 204, Mundelein Center Organizers: Denis Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago drh@math.uchicago.edu Steffen Lempp, University of WisconsinMadison

2:30 p.m.
Robust Biomolecular Finite Automata.
Titus H. Klinge, Iowa State University
James I. Lathrop, Iowa State University
Jack H. Lutz*, Iowa State University
(111203665)

3:00 p.m.
Application of computable continuous model theory to a question in proof theory.
Jason M Rute*, Pennsylvania State University
(111203359)

3:30 p.m.
$RT^1_k$, $SRT^2_{\ell}$ and screducibility.
Damir Dzhafarov, University of Connecticut
Ludovic Patey, University of Paris VII
Reed Solomon*, University of Connecticut
Linda Brown Westrick, Victoria University
(111203466)

4:00 p.m.
Computable copies of lp spacces.
Timothy McNicholl*, Iowa State University
(11120326)

4:30 p.m.
Strong jump inversion.
Wesley Calvert, Southern Illinois University
Andrey N. Frolov, Kazan Federal University,
Valentina Harizanov, George Washington University
Julia F. Knight*, University of Notre Dame
Charles McCoy, University of Portland
Alexandra Soskova, Sofia University
Stefan Vatev, Sofia University
(111203242)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, II
Room 217, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Kyle Petersen, DePaul University tpeter21@depaul.edu Steven Klee, Seattle University

2:30 p.m.
A nonpartitionable CohenMacaulay simplicial complex.
Art Duval, University of Texas at El Paso
Bennet Goeckner, University of Kansas
Caroline Klivans*, Brown University
Jeremy Martin, University of Kansas
(111205240)

3:00 p.m.
Further developments on decompositions of CohenMacaulay simplicial complexes.
Art Duval, University of Texas at El Paso
Bennet Goeckner*, University of Kansas
Caroline Klivans, Brown University
Jeremy Martin, University of Kansas
(111205658)

3:30 p.m.
The geometric lower bound theorem.
Karim Adiprasito, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Eran Nevo, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jose Alejandro Samper*, University of Washington
(111205282)

4:00 p.m.
A family of symmetric functions associated with Stirling permutations.
Rafael S. González D'León*, University of Kentucky
(111205214)

4:30 p.m.
Face numbers of manifolds with boundary.
Satoshi Murai, Osaka University
Isabella Novik*, University of Washington
(111205292)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Combinatorics and Graph Theoretic Applications, II
Room 104, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Adam Goyt, Minnesota State University Lara Pudwell, Valparaiso University Lara.Pudwell@valpo.edu

2:30 p.m.
Pattern avoidance in RGFs and Catalan analogues.
Samantha Dahlberg*, Michigan State University
Robert Dorward, Oberlin College
Jonathan Gerhard, James Madison University
Thomas Grubb, Michigan State University
Carlin Purcell, Vassar College
Lindsey Reppuhn, Kalamazoo College
Bruce Sagan, Michigan State University
(111205640)

3:00 p.m.
PatternAvoiding Inversion Sequences.
Megan Martinez*, Ithaca College
(111205634)

3:30 p.m.
Unimodal inversion sequences and patternavoiding classes.
Alexander Burstein*, Howard University
(111205606)

4:00 p.m.
Sorting with two stacks in series.
Michael Schroeder, Marshall University
Rebecca Smith*, SUNY Brockport
(111205441)

4:30 p.m.
Asymptotics of Permutation Classes and the Method of Differential Approximants.
Jay Pantone*, Dartmouth College
(111205401)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Ergodic and Symbolic Actions of Amenable Groups, II
Room 404, Mundelein Center Organizers: Ayşe Şahin, DePaul University Ilie Ugarcovici, DePaul University iugarcov@depaul.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Frontiers in Computational Mathematics, II
Room 507, Mundelein Center Organizers: SouCheng (Terrya) Choi, NORC at the University of Chicago, and Illinois Institute of Technology sctchoi@uchicago.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Generalized Derivatives, II
Room 508, Mundelein Center Organizers: J. Marshall Ash, DePaul University Paul Musial, Chicago State University pmusial@csu.edu

2:30 p.m.
On generalized Riemann derivatives for functions on $\mathbb{R}^n$ and on $\mathbb{C}$.
J. Marshall Ash*, DePaul University
Stefan Catoiu, DePaul University
William Chin, DePaul University
(111226493)

3:30 p.m.
Generalized Riemann Derivatives with Variable Coefficients.
J. Marshall Ash, DePaul University
Stefan Catoiu*, DePaul University
(111226668)

4:00 p.m.
Integrating the $L^{r}$Derivative.
Paul M Musial*, Chicago State University
(111226622)

4:30 p.m.
A Stieltjes Type Extension of the $L^{r}$Perron Integral.
Eyad Massarwi*, KennedyKing College, Chicago, IL
Paul Musial, Chicago State University, Chicago, IL
(11120034)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Perspectives in Knot Theory, II
Room 324, Cuneo Hall Organizers: David Krcatovich, Rice University Allison Moore, Rice University ahm6@rice.edu

2:30 p.m.
Geometrically similar knots.
David Futer*, Temple University
Christian Millichap, Linfield College
(111257560)

3:00 p.m.
The Slope Conjecture and 3string pretzel knots.
Christine Ruey Shan Lee*, University of Texas at Austin
Roland van der Veen, University of Amsterdam
(111257163)

3:30 p.m.
Density spectra for 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, IAS, Princeton
(111257536)

4:00 p.m.
The probability of choosing the unknot among 2bridge knots using random Chebyshev billiard table diagrams.
Moshe Cohen*, Technion  Israel Institute of Technology
Sunder Ram Krishnan, Technion  Israel Institute of Technology
(111257419)

4:30 p.m.
Quasialternating links with small determinant.
Tye Lidman, Institute for Advanced Study
Steven Sivek*, Princeton University
(111257499)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Rings, Group Rings, and Hopf Algebras (celebrating the 75th birthday of Donald S. Passman), V
Room 109, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Jeffrey Bergen, DePaul University Stefan Catoiu, DePaul University scatoiu@condor.depaul.edu William Chin, DePaul University

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Room 203, Mundelein Center Organizers: Steven Jordan, Loyola University Chicago sjorda2@luc.edu

2:30 p.m.
AlSamaw'al's Curious Approach to Trigonometry.
Yousuf Kerai*, Haque Academy, Aga Khan University, and Habib University, Karachi, Pakistan.
Glen Van Brummelen, Quest University, Squamish, BC, Canada.
Taro Mimura, The University of Manchester, United Kingdom.
(11120112)

3:00 p.m.
AlKashi's Two Methods for Finding $\sin 1^{\circ}$.
Glen R Van Brummelen*, Quest University
(11120118)

4:00 p.m.
The Semicentennial Anniversary of University of Illinois at Chicago.
Steven Hurder*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111201288)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Hopf Algebraic Combinatorics, II
Room 117, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Marcelo Aguiar, Cornell University Aaron Lauve, Loyola University Chicago lauve@math.luc.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Kloops, Neardomains, Loops, and Nonassociative Division Algebras, II
Room 307, Mundelein Center Organizers: Alper Bulut, American University of the Middle East C. E. Ealy Jr., Western Michigan University clifton.e.ealy@wmich.edu Hubert Kiechle, University of Hamburg Benjamin Phillips, University of Michigan Dearborn J. D. Phillips, Northern Michigan University

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Analysis and Computation of Nematic Liquid Crystals, II
Room 503, Mundelein Center Organizers: Patricia Bauman, Purdue University Daniel Phillips, Purdue University Changyou Wang, Purdue University wang2482@purdue.edu

2:30 p.m.
Line Defects in a Modified Ericksen Model.
Robert Hardt*, Rice University
(111276468)

3:00 p.m.
Bifurcation in smectic A liquid crystals at the critical magnetic field.
Andres Contreras*, NMSU
Carlos GarciaA, UNAM
Carlos GarciaC., UCSB
Sookyung Joo, Old Dominion University
(111235552)

3:30 p.m.
Sawtooth profile of smectic A liquid crystals.
Sookyung Joo*, Old Dominion University
Carlos J. GarciaCervera, University of California, Santa Barbara
Tiziana Giorgi, New Mexico State University
(111235255)

4:00 p.m.
A Multiphasic Complex Fluids Model for Cytokinesis of Eukaryotes.
Jia Zhao*, University of South Carolina
Qi Wang, University of South Carolina
(111276547)

4:30 p.m.
Decoupled energy stable schemes for phasefield models of twophase complex fluids.
Jie Shen*, Purdue University
(111265238)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Evolution, II
Room 403, Mundelein Center Organizers: Ruth Davidson, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign redavid2@illinois.edu Ruriko Yoshida, University of Kentucky

2:30 p.m.
Developing a Statistically Powerful Measure for Phylogenetic Tree Inference using Phylogenetic and Markov Invariants.
Barbara Holland, University of Tasmania
Peter D. Jarvis, University of Tasmania
Jeremy G. Sumner, University of Tasmania
Amelia Taylor*, Colorado College and OSUCascades
(11129276)

3:00 p.m.
Nearest Point Phylogenetic Reconstruction using Numerical Algebraic Geometry.
Emily Castner, Mount Holyoke College
Brent Davis, Colorado State University
Joe Rusinko*, Geneva
(111292360)

3:30 p.m.
Tying Up Loose Strands: Defining Equations of the Strand Symmetric Model.
Colby Long*, North Carolina State University
Seth Sullivant, North Carolina State University
(111292155)

4:00 p.m.
Complete intersections for equivariant models.
Marta Casanellas, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Jesús FernándezSánchez*, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
Mateusz Michałek, Polish Academy of Sciences
(111214338)

4:30 p.m.
Statistically consistent kmer methods for phylogenetic tree reconstruction.
Elizabeth Allman, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
John Rhodes, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Seth Sullivant*, North Carolina State University
(11129223)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Model Theory, II
Room 205, Mundelein Center Organizers: Uri Andrews, University of WisconsinMadison Isaac Goldbring, University of Illinois at Chicago isaac@math.uic.edu Maryanthe Malliaris, University of Chicago

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDEs and Calculus of Variations, II
Room 520, Mundelein Center Organizers: Emmanuel Barron, Loyola University Chicago Marian Bocea, Loyola University Chicago mbocea@luc.edu Robert Jensen, Loyola University Chicago

2:30 p.m.
Homogenization for some mean field models.
Panagiotis Souganidis*, University of Chicago
(111235664)

3:00 p.m.
Explicit solutions of some degenerate elliptic equations.
Charles K Smart*, University of Chicago
(111249641)

3:30 p.m.
On the lower semicontinuity of $L^\infty$functionals.
Francesca Agnese Prinari*, Department of Maths and Computer Science, University of Ferrara (Italy)
(11124958)

4:00 p.m.
Shorttime existence of smooth solutions for semigeostrophic system with variable Coriolis coefficient.
Jingrui Cheng, UWMadison
Michael J.P. Cullen, Met. Office UK
Mikhail Feldman*, UWMadison
(111235159)

4:30 p.m.
Uniqueness of absolute minimizeres of $L^\infty$functional associated with $x$dependent Hamiltonians.
Qianyun Miao, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Changyou Wang*, Purdue University
Yuan Zhou, Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics
(11123584)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlocal Diffusions, II
Room 504, Mundelein Center Organizers: Jinqiao Duan, Illinois Institute of Technology Xiaofan Li, Illinois Institute of Technology Xiaoxia Xie, Illinois Institute of Technology xxie12@iit.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Special Session on Probability Theory, II
Room 406, Mundelein Center Organizers: Antonio Auffinger, Northwestern University Jian Ding, University of Chicago Sebastien Roch, University of WisconsinMadison roch@math.wisc.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in NonCommutative Analysis, II
Room 414, Mundelein Center Organizers: Hari Bercovici, Indiana University John Williams, Universitát des Saarlandes williams@math.unisb.de

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Graph and Matroid Theory, II
Room 103, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Sergei Bezrukov, University of WisconsinSuperior Dalibor Froncek, University of Minnesota Duluth Xiaofeng Gu, University of West Georgia xgu@westga.edu Steven Rosenberg, University of WisconsinSuperior

2:30 p.m.
Graphs with many strong orientations.
Sinan Aksoy, University of California, San Diego
Paul Horn*, University of Denver
(111205619)

3:00 p.m.
Equidistant set in ${\mathbb R}^d$ under $\ell_1$norm.
Jeong Hyun Kang*, Department of Mathematics, University of West Georgia
(111205629)

3:30 p.m.
A note on chromatic number and induced odd cycles.
Baogang Xu, Nanjing Normal University
Gexin Yu*, College of William and Mary
Xiaoya Zha, Middle Tennessee State University
(111205545)

4:00 p.m.
On $r$hued colorings of graphs.
HongJian Lai*, West Virginia University
Murong Xu, West Virginia University
(111205220)

4:30 p.m.
On linear $r$hued colorings of sparse graphs.
Murong Xu*, West Virginia University
Jiangxu Kong, Xiamen University
HongJian Lai, West Virginia University
(111205222)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in the Theory and Applications of Reaction Network Models, II
Room 407, Mundelein Center Organizers: Carsten Conradi, Max Planck Institute Moderators: Badal Joshi, California State University San Marcos Organizers: Casian Pantea, West Virginia University cpantea@math.wvu.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Singularities in Algebra, Geometry and Topology, II
Room 203, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Manuel Gonzalez Villa, University of WisconsinMadison villa@math.wisc.edu Laurentiu Maxim, University of WisconsinMadison

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis With Applications to Quantitative Finance, II
Room 415, Mundelein Center Organizers: Igor Cialenco, Illinois Institute of Technology igor@math.iit.edu Ruoting Gong, Illinois Institute of Technology

2:30 p.m.
How Leverage Shifts and Scales a Volatility Skew: Asymptotics for Continuous and Jump Dynamics.
Roger Lee*, University of Chicago, Department of Mathematics
Ruming Wang, University of Chicago, Department of Statistics
(111260663)

3:00 p.m.
Extremestrike asymptotics for general Gaussian stochastic volatility models.
Archil Gulisashvili, Department of Mathematics, Ohio University
Frederi Viens, Department of Statistics, Purdue University
Xin Zhang*, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
(111260540)

3:30 p.m.
Smalltime expansions for statedependent local jumpdiffusion models with infinite jump activity.
Jose E. FigueroaLopez*, Department of Mathematics, Washington University
Yankeng Luo, Department of Mathematics, Purdue University
(111260534)

4:00 p.m.
On small time asymptotics for rough differential equations driven by fractional Brownian motions.
Fabrice Baudoin, Purdue University
Cheng Ouyang*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111260417)

4:30 p.m.
Shortterm asymptotic properties of option prices and implied volatility under financial models with jumps.
Sveinn Ólafsson*, Purdue University
(111260367)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on The Langlands Program and Related Topics, II
Room 605, Mundelein Center Organizers: Andrei Jorza, University of Notre Dame Martin Luu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign mluu@illinois.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Graph Theory, Hypergraphs and Set Systems, II
Room 003, Cuneo Hall Organizers: John Engbers, Marquette University john.engbers@marquette.edu David Galvin, University of Notre Dame

2:30 p.m.
Stability in the ErdősGallai Theorem on cycles and paths.
Z. Füredi, Alfréd Rényi Institute of Mathematics, Hungary
A. Kostochka*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, Urbana
J. Verstraëte, University of California at San Diego
(111205201)

3:00 p.m.
Directed paths: from Ramsey to Ruzsa and Szemeredi.
PoShen Loh*, Carnegie Mellon University
(11120579)

3:30 p.m.
On problems of Cameron and Erdos.
Jozsef Balogh*, UIUC
Hong Liu, UIUC
Maryam Sharifzadeh, UIUC
Andrew Treglown, Birmingham University, UK
(111205326)

4:00 p.m.
On "stability" in the ErdősKoRado theorem.
Patrick R Devlin*, Rutgers University
Jeff Kahn, Rutgers University
(111205586)

4:30 p.m.
Turan numbers of linear sunflowers.
David Irwin, Ohio State University
Tao Jiang*, Miami University
(111205585)

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

Saturday October 3, 2015, 2:45 p.m.4:40 p.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers III
Room 107, Cuneo Hall

2:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: On linear $r$hued colorings of sparse graphs.
Jiangxu Kong, Dept. of Math in WVU
HongJian Lai, Dept. of Math in WVU
Murong Xu*, Dept. of Math in WVU
(111205154)

3:00 p.m.
A Decomposition Theorem for Weakly 4Connected Graphs.
Kimberly D'souza*, Louisiana State University
Guoli Ding, Louisiana State University
(111205235)

3:15 p.m.
Group connectivity, graph strength and degree sequence realization.
Jiaao Li*, West Virginia University
(111205231)

3:30 p.m.
Coverings of Profinite Graphs.
Amrita Acharyya*, University of Toledo
Jon M Corson, University of Alabama
Bikash C Das, University of North Georgia
(111200280)

3:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Cofinite Graphs and Groupoids and their Profinite Completions.
Amrita Acharyya, University of Toledo
Jon M Corson, University of Alabama
Bikash C Das*, University of North Georgia
(111200277)

4:00 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Proof of a conjecture of Kenyon and Wilson on semicontiguous minors.
Tri Lai*, Institute for Mathematics and it Applications
(11120542)

4:15 p.m.
Types in the theory of $\mathbb{R}$trees.
Sylvia Carlisle*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(111203474)

4:30 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Packing spanning trees and spanning 2connected $k$edgeconnected essentially $(2k1)$edgeconnected subgraphs.
Xiaofeng Gu*, University of West Georgia
(111205677)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Partial Differential Equations, II
Room 519, Mundelein Center Organizers: Morgan Sherman, California Polytechnic State University Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern University Ben Weinkove, Northwestern University weinkove@math.northwestern.edu

Saturday October 3, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Metric Spaces: Geometry, Group Theory, and Dynamics, II
Room 302, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Tullia Dymarz, University of WisconsinMadison dymarz@math.wisc.edu Anton Lukyanenko, University of Michigan

Saturday October 3, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers IV
Room 111, Cuneo Hall

Saturday October 3, 2015, 5:10 p.m.5:15 p.m.
Introduction to the Erdős Memorial Lecture
MC Auditorium, Mundelein Center

Saturday October 3, 2015, 5:15 p.m.6:15 p.m.
Erdős Memorial Lecture
Markoff Surfaces, Numbers and Strong Approximation.
MC Auditorium, Mundelein Center
Peter Sarnak*, Princeton University and IAS, Princeton.
(111211436)

Saturday October 3, 2015, 6:15 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Reception for the Erdős Lecture
All are welcome.
First Floor Lobby, Institute of Environmental Sustainability
Sunday October 4, 2015

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
First Floor Hall, Cuneo Hall

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
First Floor Hallway, Cuneo Hall

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Combinatorial Invariants of Knots, III
Room 312, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Micah Chrisman, Monmouth University Heather Dye, McKendree University hadye@mckendree.edu Aaron Kaestner, North Park University amkaestner@northpark.edu Louis Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago Emily Peters, Loyola University Chicago

8:00 a.m.
Periodic graphs, spanning trees and Mahler measure.
Daniel S Silver*, University of South Alabama
Susan G Williams, University of South Alabama
(111257485)

8:30 a.m.
Periodic plane graphs and medial link components.
Daniel S Silver, University of South Alabama
Susan G Williams*, University of South Alabama
(111257484)

9:00 a.m.
Vassiliev invariants of order one for framed virtual knots.
Nicolas Petit*, Dartmouth College
(111257394)

9:30 a.m.
On the $\mathfrak{sl}_2$ Weight System and Intersection Graphs.
Huan T Vo*, University of Toronto
(111255232)

10:00 a.m.
qSeries Identities From Pretzel Links.
Mustafa Hajij*, Louisiana State University
(11125756)

10:30 a.m.
Homological operations on reduced Khovanov homology.
Krzysztof K. Putyra, ETH Zurich
Alexander N. Shumakovitch*, The George Washington University
(111257676)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Groups, Rings, Group Rings, and Hopf Algebras (celebrating the 75th birthday of Donald S. Passman), VI
Room 109, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Jeffrey Bergen, DePaul University Stefan Catoiu, DePaul University scatoiu@condor.depaul.edu William Chin, DePaul University

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in Graph and Matroid Theory, III
Room 103, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Sergei Bezrukov, University of WisconsinSuperior Dalibor Froncek, University of Minnesota Duluth Xiaofeng Gu, University of West Georgia xgu@westga.edu Steven Rosenberg, University of WisconsinSuperior

8:00 a.m.
On dense strongly ${\mathbb{Z}}_{2s+1}$connected graphs.
Miaomiao Han*, West Virginia University
HongJian Lai, West Virginia University
(111205221)

8:30 a.m.
An analog for linklessly embeddable graphs of a theorem of Tutte.
D. Christopher Stephens*, Middle Tennessee State University
(111205603)

9:00 a.m.
Inverses of Graphs.
Dong Ye*, Middle Tennessee State University
(111205406)

9:30 a.m.
Exact minimum codegree threshold for $K^ _4$factors in 3uniform hypergraphs.
Jie Han, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Allan Lo, University of Birmingham, UK
Andrew Treglown, University of Birmingham, UK
Yi Zhao*, Georgia State University
(111205566)

10:00 a.m.
Regular and Binary Matroids without Certain Minors.
Kayla Harville, The University of Mississippi
Talmage James Reid*, The University of Mississippi
Haidong Wu, The University of Mississippi
(111205523)

10:30 a.m.
On Matroid Expansion Conjecture: Counting Bases of a Matroid.
Jinyu Huang, Illinois Institute of Technology
Hemanshu Kaul*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(111205580)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in the Theory and Applications of Reaction Network Models, III
Room 407, Mundelein Center Organizers: Carsten Conradi, Max Planck Institute Moderators: Badal Joshi, California State University San Marcos Organizers: Casian Pantea, West Virginia University cpantea@math.wvu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Model Simplification in Reaction Network Theory.
Carsten Wiuf*, University of Copenhagen
Elisenda Feliu, University of Copenhagen
(111292289)

9:00 a.m.
Recovering a reaction network after linear elimination of species.
Meritxell Sáez*, University of Copenhagen
Carsten Wiuf, University of Copenhagen
Elisenda Feliu, University of Copenhagen
(111292109)

9:30 a.m.
Which small reaction networks are multistationary?
Anne Shiu*, Texas A&M University
Badal Joshi, California State University, San Marcos
(11129296)

10:00 a.m.
Sign conditions for injectivity of generalized polynomial maps.
Stefan Müeller*, Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics (RICAM), Austrian Academy of Sciences
(111212550)

10:30 a.m.
Injectivity, multiple zeros and multistationarity in reaction networks.
Elisenda Feliu*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Copenhagen
(111214410)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Methods Common to Association Schemes, Hopf Algebras, Tensor Categories, Finite Geometry, and Related Areas, III
Room 311, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Harvey Blau, Northern Illinois University Sung Y. Song, Iowa State University Bangteng Xu, Eastern Kentucky University Bangteng.Xu@eku.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Statistics and its Interactions with Combinatorics, Computation, and Network Science, III
Room 303, Mundelein Center Organizers: Sonja Petrovic, Illinois Institute of Technology sonja.petrovic@iit.edu Despina Stasi, University of Cyprus and Illinois Institute of Technology

8:30 a.m.
Algebraic geometry of Gaussian graphical models.
Seth Sullivant*, North Carolina State University
(11126222)

9:00 a.m.
Markov Bases for Poisson and Multinomial Logistic Regression Models.
Dane Wilburne*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Hisayuki Hara, Niigata University
(111262412)

9:30 a.m.
Rapid mixing and Markov bases.
Tobias Windisch*, OvGU Magdeburg
(11120527)

10:00 a.m.
Approximate Monte Carlo algorithms for social network models.
Alberto Caimo*, University of Lugano
(111262233)

10:30 a.m.
What is the core distribution of a graph telling us?
Vishesh Karwa*, Carnegie Mellon and Harvard university
Michael J Pelsmajer, Illinois Institute of Technology
Sonja Petrovic, Illinois Institute of Technology
Despina Stasi, University of Cyprus and Illinois Institute of Technology
Dane Wilburne, Illinois Institute of Technology
(111262569)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations and Fluid Dynamics, III
Room 506, Mundelein Center Organizers: Mimi Dai, University of Illinois at Chicago mdai@uic.edu Vera Mikyoung Hur, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Yao Yao, University of WisconsinMadison

8:30 a.m.
Regularity criteria of 3D NavierStokes Equations involving the pressure term.
Xinwei Yu*, University of Alberta
Chuong V. Tran, University of St. Andrews
(111235522)

9:00 a.m.
Dynamics near the subcritical transition of the 3D Couette flow.
Jacob Bedrossian*, University of Maryland, College Park
Pierre Germain, New York University
Nader Masmoudi, New York University
(111235483)

9:30 a.m.
Generic and Nongeneric behavior of solutions to defocusing energy critical wave equation with potential, in the radial case.
Hao Jia*, Chicago
(111235598)

10:00 a.m.
Almost global existence for the Prandtl boundary layer equations with small tangentially analytic initial datum.
M. Ignatova*, Princeton University
V. Vicol, Princeton University
(111235481)

10:30 a.m.
Regularity and longtime behavior of SQG equations.
Peter Constantin, Princeton University
Michele Coti Zelati*, University of Maryland
Vlad Vicol, Princeton University
(111235193)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphic Forms and Representations, III
Room 606, Mundelein Center Organizers: Moshe Adrian, University of Toronto Shuichiro Takeda, University of MissouriColumbia takedas@missouri.edu Aaron Wood, University of MissouriColumbia

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Automorphisms of Riemann Surfaces and Related Topics, III
Room 218, Cuneo Hall Organizers: S. Allen Broughton, RoseHulman Institute of Technology Peter Turbek, Purdue University Calumet Anthony Weaver, Bronx Community College, the City University of New York Aaron Wootton, University of Portland wootton@up.edu

8:30 a.m.
Thomae and Jacobi type formulas for cyclic covers.
Yaacov Kopeliovich*, University of Connecticut Business School
(11123333)

9:00 a.m.
Julia quadratic of superelliptic Riemann surfaces.
T. Shaska*, Oakland University
L. Beshaj, Oakland University
(111214350)

9:30 a.m.
On Branch Loci of Moduli Spaces of Hyperelliptic Klein Surfaces with.
Milagros Izquierdo*, Linköping University
Antonio F. Costa, UNED, Madrid, Spain
Ana M. Porto, UNED, Madrid, Spain
(11121425)

10:00 a.m.
On (q,n)gonal pseudoreal Riemann surfaces.
Ewa Tyszkowska*, Instytute of Mathematics, Gdańsk University, Poland
(111220162)

10:30 a.m.
The number of real ovals of a cyclic cover of the sphere.
FranciscoJavier Cirre, Departamento de Matemáticas Fundamentales, UNED
Peter Turbek*, Department of Math, Comp. Sci. and Stat, Purdue University Calumet
(111200386)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Coding Theory and Its Applications, III
Room 304, Mundelein Center Organizers: W. Cary Huffman, Loyola University Chicago whuffma@luc.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Cohomology of Algebras and Deformation Theory, III
Room 116, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Anthony Giaquinto, Loyola University Chicago Mihai D. Staic, Bowling Green State University mstaic@bgsu.edu Alin Stancu, Columbus State University

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Algebra, III
Room 002, Cuneo Hall Organizers: David Cook II, Eastern Illinois University dwcook@eiu.edu Sonja Mapes, University of Notre Dame

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Geometric Representation Theory, III
Room 210, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Ben Salisbury, Central Michigan University Peter Tingley, Loyola University Chicago ptingley@luc.edu

8:30 a.m.
A $p$adic interpretation of some integral identities for HallLittlewood polynomials.
Vidya Venkateswaran*, MIT
(111205519)

9:00 a.m.
Symplectic Tokuyama's identity.
Angele M. Hamel*, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Ronald C. King, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
(111205473)

9:30 a.m.
Five occurrences of the affine Hecke algebra of type C.
Zajj B Daugherty*, City College of New York
(111216379)

10:00 a.m.
Representations of Hecke algebras on quotients of path algebras.
Alexander DiazLopez*, University of Notre Dame
(11121643)

10:30 a.m.
Representation theory of combinatorial categories.
John D. WiltshireGordon*, University of Michigan
(111218564)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Computability Theory and Applications, III
Room 204, Mundelein Center Organizers: Denis Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago drh@math.uchicago.edu Steffen Lempp, University of WisconsinMadison

8:30 a.m.
Effective Prime Uniqueness.
Peter A Cholak*, Notre Dame
Charlie McCoy, Unversity of Portland
(11120380)

9:00 a.m.
Effectiveness of the dual Ramsey's theorem.
Damir D Dzhafarov*, University of Connecticut
Stephen Flood, Bridgewater State University
Reed Solomon, University of Connecticut
Linda Brown Westrick, University of Connecticut and Victoria University of Wellington
(111203553)

9:30 a.m.
Levels of genericity and lowness for isomorphism.
Johanna N.Y. Franklin*, Hofstra University
Dan Turetsky, Victoria University of Wellington
(111203661)

10:00 a.m.
Random graphs, finite extension constructions, and complexity.
Jan Reimann*, Pennsylvania State University
(111205313)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion.

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, III
Room 217, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Kyle Petersen, DePaul University tpeter21@depaul.edu Steven Klee, Seattle University

8:30 a.m.
Smith normal forms of some combinatorial matrices.
Alexander R Miller*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111205248)

9:00 a.m.
qanalogues of Naruse's hooklength formula for skew shapes.
Alejandro H. Morales*, University of California, Los Angeles
Igor Pak, University of California, Los Angeles
Greta Panova, University of Pennsylvania
(111205543)

9:30 a.m.
Bijections for the Shi and Ish arrangements.
Emily Leven, UC San Diego
Brendon Rhoades, UC San Diego
Andy Wilson*, University of Pennsylvania
(111205397)

10:00 a.m.
Absolute order in general linear groups.
Jia Huang, University of Nebraska, Kearney
Joel Brewster Lewis*, University of Minnesota
Alejandro H. Morales, UCLA
Victor Reiner, University of Minnesota
(11120575)

10:30 a.m.
Representation stability for cohomology of configuration spaces in $\mathbf{R}^d$.
Patricia Hersh, North Carolina State University
Victor Reiner*, University of Minnesota
(11120568)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Combinatorics and Graph Theoretic Applications, III
Room 104, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Adam Goyt, Minnesota State University Lara Pudwell, Valparaiso University Lara.Pudwell@valpo.edu

8:30 a.m.
A New Notion of Noncontiguous Containment for Ordered, Rooted Trees.
Eric S Egge*, Carleton College
(111205131)

9:00 a.m.
Reduced words via enumerations and graphs.
Bridget Tenner*, DePaul University
(111205286)

9:30 a.m.
Distance preserving graphs.
Mohammad Hosein Khalife, Michigan State University
Bruce E Sagan*, Michigan State University
Emad Zahedi, Michigan State University
(11120570)

10:00 a.m.
A Method of Approximating Cliques in Networks: kdense.
Karl R.B. Schmitt*, Valparasio University
Linda Eroh, University of WisconsinOskosh
Henry Escuadro, Juniata College
Ralucca Gera, Naval Postgraduate School
Samuel Prahlow, Valparaiso University
(111205432)

10:30 a.m.
Lower Bounds for the Exponential Domination Number of $C_m \times C_n$.
Chassidy Bozeman, Iowa State University
Joshua Carlson, Iowa State University
Michael Dairyko, Iowa State University
Derek Young, Iowa State University
Michael Young*, Iowa State University
(111205147)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Analysis and Computation of Nematic Liquid Crystals, III
Room 503, Mundelein Center Organizers: Patricia Bauman, Purdue University Daniel Phillips, Purdue University Changyou Wang, Purdue University wang2482@purdue.edu

8:00 a.m.
Discussion.

8:30 a.m.
Dimension reduction for the Landaude Gennes model in planar nematic thin films.
Peter Sternberg*, Indiana University
Dmitry Golovaty, University of Akron
Alberto Montero, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
(111274110)

9:00 a.m.
Gradient Flow of Chevron Structures in Liquid Crystal Cells.
Lidia Mrad*, Purdue University
Daniel Phillips, Purdue University
(111235347)

9:30 a.m.
On Collisions of Hard Nematic Particles.
Mark Wilkinson*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(111270265)

10:00 a.m.
Electroosmosis in nematic liquid crystals.
Dmitry Golovaty*, The University of Akron
(111235551)

10:30 a.m.
Avoiding local minima in chiral liquid crystals by a theoretically informed Monte Carlo: drops, complex geometries and interfaces.
Julio C ArmasPerez, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
Jose A MartinezGonzalez, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
Xiao Li, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
Juan P HernandezOrtiz*, Department of Materials, Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
Paul F Nealey, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
Juan J de Pablo, Institute for Molecular Engineering, University of Chicago
(111282589)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Evolution, III
Room 403, Mundelein Center Organizers: Ruth Davidson, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign redavid2@illinois.edu Ruriko Yoshida, University of Kentucky

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Model Theory, III
Room 205, Mundelein Center Organizers: Uri Andrews, University of WisconsinMadison Isaac Goldbring, University of Illinois at Chicago isaac@math.uic.edu Maryanthe Malliaris, University of Chicago

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDEs and Calculus of Variations, III
Room 520, Mundelein Center Organizers: Emmanuel Barron, Loyola University Chicago Marian Bocea, Loyola University Chicago mbocea@luc.edu Robert Jensen, Loyola University Chicago

8:30 a.m.
On a dynamic interpolation of 1D and 2D attractors.
Umberto Mosco*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(111235656)

9:00 a.m.
Regularity and Properties of Minimizers for Landaude Gennes Energies defined by Probability Density Functionals.
Patricia Bauman*, Purdue University
Daniel Phillips, Purdue University
(111235153)

9:30 a.m.
Reactive Processes in Inhomogeneous Media.
Andrej Zlatos*, UWMadison
(111235361)

10:00 a.m.
Neumann Homogenization Via IntegroDifferential Methods.
Nestor Guillen, UMass Amherst
Russell Schwab*, Michigan State University
(111235343)

10:30 a.m.
Some Inverse Problems in Periodic Homogenization of HamiltonJacobi Equations.
Songting Luo, Department of Mathematics, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011, USA
Hung Tran*, Department of Mathematics, The University of Chicago, 5734 S. University Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Yifeng Yu, Department of Mathematics, University of California at Irvine, California 92697, USA
(111235177)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlocal Diffusions, III
Room 504, Mundelein Center Organizers: Jinqiao Duan, Illinois Institute of Technology Xiaofan Li, Illinois Institute of Technology Xiaoxia Xie, Illinois Institute of Technology xxie12@iit.edu

8:30 a.m.
Multiscale conservation laws driven by Lévy stable and Linnik diffusions: asymptotics, explicit representations, shock creation, preservation and dissolution.
Wojbor A Woyczynski*, Department of Mathematis and Statistics, and Center for Stochastic and Chaotic Processes, CWRU
(111260197)

9:30 a.m.
Martin boundary for subordinate Brownian motions.
Panki Kim, Seoul National University
Renming Song*, University of Illinois
Zoran Vondracek, University of Zagreb
(111260100)

10:00 a.m.
Nonlocal PDEs and NonGaussian Stochastic Dynamics.
Jinqiao Duan*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Rui Cai, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Hui Wang, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
(111260517)

10:30 a.m.
Two Types of Nonlocal Diffusions and the Convergence to the Random/Normal Diffusion.
Xiaoxa Xie*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Wenxian Shen, Auburn University
Jinqiao Duan, Illinois Institute of Technology
Xiaofan Li, Illinois Institute of Technology
Guangying Lv, Henan University
(111235578)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Special Session on Probability Theory, III
Room 406, Mundelein Center Organizers: Antonio Auffinger, Northwestern University Jian Ding, University of Chicago Sebastien Roch, University of WisconsinMadison roch@math.wisc.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in NonCommutative Analysis, III
Room 414, Mundelein Center Organizers: Hari Bercovici, Indiana University John Williams, Universitát des Saarlandes williams@math.unisb.de

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Singularities in Algebra, Geometry and Topology, III
Room 203, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Manuel Gonzalez Villa, University of WisconsinMadison villa@math.wisc.edu Laurentiu Maxim, University of WisconsinMadison

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis With Applications to Quantitative Finance, III
Room 415, Mundelein Center Organizers: Igor Cialenco, Illinois Institute of Technology igor@math.iit.edu Ruoting Gong, Illinois Institute of Technology

8:30 a.m.
Modeling the behavior of a large production firm in capandtrade emission market.
Arash Fahim*, Florida State University
Nizar Touzi, Ecole Polytechnique
(111291273)

9:00 a.m.
Risk Sensitive Control of the Lifetime Ruin Problem.
Asaf Cohen*, Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Erhan Bayraktar, Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(11126055)

9:30 a.m.
ForwardBackward SDEs for Control with Partial Information.
Andrew Papanicolaou*, NYU
(11126038)

10:00 a.m.
Endogenous Formation of Limit Order Books: The Effects of Trading Frequency.
Sergey Nadtochiy*, University of Michigan
Roman Gayduk, University of Michigan
(111260384)

10:30 a.m.
Cost efficiency in incomplete markets.
Carole Bernard, Grenoble Ecole de Management
Stephan Sturm*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(111291281)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on The Langlands Program and Related Topics, III
Room 605, Mundelein Center Organizers: Andrei Jorza, University of Notre Dame Martin Luu, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign mluu@illinois.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topics in Graph Theory, Hypergraphs and Set Systems, III
Room 003, Cuneo Hall Organizers: John Engbers, Marquette University john.engbers@marquette.edu David Galvin, University of Notre Dame

8:30 a.m.
Maximizing 2independent sets in 3uniform hypergraphs.
Lauren Keough*, Davidson College
Jamie Radcliffe, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(111205329)

9:00 a.m.
Independent sets in regular graphs : spectral stability.
Prasad V Tetali*, Professor, School of Mathematics, Georgia Tech
(111205404)

9:30 a.m.
A proof of the Roller Coaster Conjecture.
Jonathan Cutler*, Montclair State University
Luke Pebody, London, United Kingdom
(111205132)

10:00 a.m.
On the RamseyCorradiHajnal theory.
Jozsef Balogh, UIUC
Theodore Molla, UIUC
Maryam Sharifzadeh*, UIUC
(111205325)

10:30 a.m.
The cover graph of a poset and its dimension.
Csaba Biro*, University of Louisville
Stephen J Young, University of Louisville
Mitchel T Keller, Washington and Lee University
(111205427)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Room 202, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Youngsu Kim, University of California, Riverside Paolo Mantero, University of California, Riverside Jonathan Montano, Purdue University jmontano@purdue.edu

9:00 a.m.
Epsilon Multiplicity as a limit.
Steven Dale Cutkosky*, University of Missouri
(111213278)

9:30 a.m.
Valuations and Invariants Associated With Directed Unions of Local Quadratic Transforms.
Matthew Toeniskoetter*, Purdue University
William Heinzer, Purdue University
Bruce Olberding, New Mexico State University
(111213389)

10:00 a.m.
Borel ideals and discrete geometry.
Chris Francisco*, Oklahoma State University
Jeffrey Mermin, Oklahoma State University
Jay Schweig, Oklahoma State University
(111213287)

10:30 a.m.
Ahypergeometric solution sheaves.
Christine Berkesch Zamaere*, University of Minnesota
Jens Forsgard, Texas A&M University
Laura Felicia Matusevich, Texas A&M University
(111213301)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Ergodic and Symbolic Actions of Amenable Groups, III
Room 404, Mundelein Center Organizers: Ayşe Şahin, DePaul University Ilie Ugarcovici, DePaul University iugarcov@depaul.edu

9:00 a.m.
The spectrum of unit suspensions and embeddings for $\mathbb Z^d$ actions, and directional ergodic properties.
E Arthur Robinson*, Department of Mathematics, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052
Joseph Rosenblatt, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Ayse A Sahin, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435
(111237264)

9:30 a.m.
Gap distribution for saddle connections on the octagon.
Caglar Uyanik, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Grace Work*, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(111237618)

10:00 a.m.
Asymptotic Shapes of Ergodic Random Metrics on Nilpotent Groups.
Michael Cantrell*, Univ. Illinois, Chicago
Alex Furman, Univ. Illinois, Chicago
(111237106)

10:30 a.m.
Homogeneity of group actions on Cantor sets.
Jessica Dyer, University of Illinois at Chicago
Steven Hurder, University of Illinois at Chicago
Olga Lukina*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111237206)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Partial Differential Equations, III
Room 519, Mundelein Center Organizers: Morgan Sherman, California Polytechnic State University Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern University Ben Weinkove, Northwestern University weinkove@math.northwestern.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Room 203, Mundelein Center Organizers: Steven Jordan, Loyola University Chicago sjorda2@luc.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Hopf Algebraic Combinatorics, III
Room 117, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Marcelo Aguiar, Cornell University Aaron Lauve, Loyola University Chicago lauve@math.luc.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Metric Spaces: Geometry, Group Theory, and Dynamics, III
Room 302, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Tullia Dymarz, University of WisconsinMadison dymarz@math.wisc.edu Anton Lukyanenko, University of Michigan

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, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Frontiers in Computational Mathematics, III
Room 507, Mundelein Center Organizers: SouCheng (Terrya) Choi, NORC at the University of Chicago, and Illinois Institute of Technology sctchoi@uchicago.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Perspectives in Knot Theory, III
Room 324, Cuneo Hall Organizers: David Krcatovich, Rice University Allison Moore, Rice University ahm6@rice.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Kloops, Neardomains, Loops, and Nonassociative Division Algebras, III
Room 307, Mundelein Center Organizers: Alper Bulut, American University of the Middle East C. E. Ealy Jr., Western Michigan University clifton.e.ealy@wmich.edu Hubert Kiechle, University of Hamburg Benjamin Phillips, University of Michigan Dearborn J. D. Phillips, Northern Michigan University

Sunday October 4, 2015, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Mathematics of the Tree of LifeFrom Genomes to Phylogenetic Trees and Beyond.
Quinlan Auditorium, Life Sciences Building
Sebastien Roch*, UWMadison
(111292613)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Methods Common to Association Schemes, Hopf Algebras, Tensor Categories, Finite Geometry, and Related Areas, IV
Room 311, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Harvey Blau, Northern Illinois University Sung Y. Song, Iowa State University Bangteng Xu, Eastern Kentucky University Bangteng.Xu@eku.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Statistics and its Interactions with Combinatorics, Computation, and Network Science, IV
Room 303, Mundelein Center Organizers: Sonja Petrovic, Illinois Institute of Technology sonja.petrovic@iit.edu Despina Stasi, University of Cyprus and Illinois Institute of Technology

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic and Combinatorial Invariants of Knots, IV
Room 312, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Micah Chrisman, Monmouth University Heather Dye, McKendree University hadye@mckendree.edu Aaron Kaestner, North Park University amkaestner@northpark.edu Louis Kauffman, University of Illinois at Chicago Emily Peters, Loyola University Chicago

1:30 p.m.
A Khovanovtype homology theory for singular knots and singular tangles.
Carmen L Caprau*, California State University, Fresno
(111257124)

2:00 p.m.
Khovanov homology, chromatic homology, and torsion.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, North Carolina State University
Adam M Lowrance, Vassar College
(111257373)

2:30 p.m.
An Application of the DoldKan Theorem to the Homotopy Theory of Link Homology.
Louis H Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Christopher Gomes, University of Illinois at Chicago
(11125790)

3:00 p.m.
Welded surfaceknots.
Jonathan Schneider*, University of Illinois Chicago
(111254218)

3:30 p.m.
Geometry of some unitary Riemann surface braid group representations and Laughlintype wave functions.
Mauro Spera*, Dipartimento di Matematica e Fisica "Niccolo' Tartaglia"  Universita' Cattolica del Sacro CuoreBresciaItaly
(11125599)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Analysis of Partial Differential Equations and Fluid Dynamics, IV
Room 506, Mundelein Center Organizers: Mimi Dai, University of Illinois at Chicago mdai@uic.edu Vera Mikyoung Hur, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Yao Yao, University of WisconsinMadison

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Automorphisms of Riemann Surfaces and Related Topics, IV
Room 218, Cuneo Hall Organizers: S. Allen Broughton, RoseHulman Institute of Technology Peter Turbek, Purdue University Calumet Anthony Weaver, Bronx Community College, the City University of New York Aaron Wootton, University of Portland wootton@up.edu

1:30 p.m.
Belyĭ Maps on Elliptic Curves and Dessin d'Enfants on the Torus.
Edray Herber Goins*, Purdue University
(11121144)

2:00 p.m.
Examples of Belyĭ Maps for Elliptic Curves.
Bronz D McDaniels*, Purdue University
Danny Sweeney, Purdue University
Sofia Lyrintzis, Purdue University, Fort Wayne
Yesid Sanchez, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
(11121169)

2:30 p.m.
Visualizing Dessins d'Enfants on the Torus.
Leonardo Rafael Azopardo*, Purdue University
Maxim S Millan, Purdue
Sarah Thomaz, Purdue University
(11121166)

3:00 p.m.
Approximating Coefficients of Shabat Polynomials.
Edray H Goins, Purdue University
Luis A Melara, Shippensburg University
Alejandra Alvarado*, Eastern Illinois University
(111200250)

3:30 p.m.
Symmetric surfaces with quasiplatonic $PSL(2,q)$ action.
S. Allen Broughton*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(11121421)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Coding Theory and Its Applications, IV
Room 304, Mundelein Center Organizers: W. Cary Huffman, Loyola University Chicago whuffma@luc.edu

1:30 p.m.
Polynomials Meeting Ax's Bound.
Xiangdong Hou*, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
(111211247)

2:00 p.m.
Weight enumeration of cooperative locally repairable codes.
Ragnar Freij*, Aalto University
Thomas Westerbäck, Aalto University
Camilla Hollanti, Aalto University
(111205559)

2:30 p.m.
Theta functions and symmetric weight enumerators for codes over imaginary quadratic fields.
Tony Shaska*, Oakland University
(111206111)

3:00 p.m.
Galois Variance of Constacyclic Codes.
Tom Blackford*, Western Illinois University
(11121287)

3:30 p.m.
On an equivalence of constacyclic codes and applications.
Hai Q Dinh*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Kent State University, Ohio, USA
(111294594)

4:00 p.m.
A Circulant Approach to SkewConstacyclic Codes.
Neville Fogarty*, University of Kentucky
Heide GluesingLuerssen, University of Kentucky
(111212137)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion.

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Special Session on Cohomology of Algebras and Deformation Theory, III
Room 116, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Anthony Giaquinto, Loyola University Chicago Mihai D. Staic, Bowling Green State University mstaic@bgsu.edu Alin Stancu, Columbus State University

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Computational Algebra, IV
Room 002, Cuneo Hall Organizers: David Cook II, Eastern Illinois University dwcook@eiu.edu Sonja Mapes, University of Notre Dame

1:30 p.m.
A Determinantal Identity and its Applications to Determinantal Ideals.
Bill Robinson*, Monmouth College
Uwe Nagel, University of Kentucky
(111213388)

2:00 p.m.
Path ideals of weighted graphs.
Bethany Kubik, University of Minnesota Duluth
Sean SatherWagstaff*, Clemson University
(111213570)

2:30 p.m.
Graded Betti numbers of cycle graphs and standard Young tableaux.
Steven Klee*, Seattle University
Matthew Stamps, YaleNUS
(111205327)

3:00 p.m.
Regularity of toric edge ideals.
Jennifer Biermann*, Mount Holyoke College
Augustine O'Keefe, Connecticut College
Adam Van Tuyl, McMaster University
(111213654)

3:30 p.m.
Revisiting a conjecture of Villarreal on CohenMacaulay graphs.
Adam Van Tuyl*, McMaster University
(11121371)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Combinatorial and Geometric Representation Theory, IV
Room 210, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Ben Salisbury, Central Michigan University Peter Tingley, Loyola University Chicago ptingley@luc.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Computability Theory and Applications, IV
Room 204, Mundelein Center Organizers: Denis Hirschfeldt, University of Chicago drh@math.uchicago.edu Steffen Lempp, University of WisconsinMadison

1:30 p.m.
Hilbert's Tenth Problem for subrings of the rationals.
Russell G Miller*, Queens College & CUNY Graduate Center
(111203340)

2:00 p.m.
Degrees of Categoricity on a Cone.
Barbara F Csima*, Department of Pure Mathematics, University of Waterloo
Matthew HarrisonTrainor, University of California, Berkeley
(111203424)

2:30 p.m.
Computing with the reals as a structure.
Gregory Igusa*, University of Notre Dame
Julia Knight, University of Notre Dame
Noah Schweber, University of California, Berkeley
(111203621)

3:00 p.m.
Uniform reduction and reverse mathematics.
Jeffry L. Hirst*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Appalachian State University
(11120337)

3:30 p.m.
What could we be, if not rational?
Wesley C. Calvert*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Vina Castelli, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(111203600)

4:00 p.m.
A measure of uniformity.
Rutger Kuyper*, University of Wisconsin
(111203563)

4:30 p.m.
Defining the jump classes in the local structure of the enumeration degrees.
Mariya I Soskova*, Sofia University
(111203443)

5:00 p.m.
Subclasses of the $K$trivial degrees.
Joseph S. Miller*, University of WisconsinMadison
(111203644)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Algebraic and Geometric Combinatorics, IV
Room 217, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Kyle Petersen, DePaul University tpeter21@depaul.edu Steven Klee, Seattle University

1:30 p.m.
What is a field?
Drew Armstrong*, University of Miami
(111201381)

2:00 p.m.
Reduced involution words.
Zachary Hamaker, Institute for Mathematics and its Applications
Eric Marberg, Stanford University
Brendan Pawlowski*, University of Minnesota
(111205627)

2:30 p.m.
0Hecke factorizations: a class of nonreduced words.
Victor Reiner, University of Minnesota
Bridget Tenner*, DePaul University
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois
(111205285)

3:00 p.m.
$q$ Gamma Nonnegativity.
Kevin Dilks*, North Dakota State University
(111205457)

3:30 p.m.
Longest increasing subsequences and log concavity.
Miklós Bóna, University of Florida
MarieLouise Bruner, Technische Universität Wien
Bruce E Sagan*, Michigan State University
(11120572)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Enumerative Combinatorics and Graph Theoretic Applications, IV
Room 104, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Adam Goyt, Minnesota State University Lara Pudwell, Valparaiso University Lara.Pudwell@valpo.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Frontiers in Computational Mathematics, IV
Room 507, Mundelein Center Organizers: SouCheng (Terrya) Choi, NORC at the University of Chicago, and Illinois Institute of Technology sctchoi@uchicago.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Partial Differential Equations, IV
Room 519, Mundelein Center Organizers: Morgan Sherman, California Polytechnic State University Valentino Tosatti, Northwestern University Ben Weinkove, Northwestern University weinkove@math.northwestern.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Perspectives in Knot Theory, IV
Room 324, Cuneo Hall Organizers: David Krcatovich, Rice University Allison Moore, Rice University ahm6@rice.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Groups, Rings, Group Rings, and Hopf Algebras (celebrating the 75th birthday of Donald S. Passman), VII
Room 109, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Jeffrey Bergen, DePaul University Stefan Catoiu, DePaul University scatoiu@condor.depaul.edu William Chin, DePaul University

1:30 p.m.
Symmetric groups and fixed points on modules: an application of group theory to topology.
George Glauberman*, University of Chicago
(111220279)

2:00 p.m.
Zassenhaus Conjecture and Prime Graph Question for Integral Group Rings.
Leo Margolis*, University of Stuttgart
(111216121)

2:30 p.m.
Global representation rings.
Luis ValeroElizondo*, Universidad Michoacana
Alberto Gerardo RaggiCárdenas, CCM, UNAM
(11122040)

3:00 p.m.
Modules invariant under automorphisms of their covers and envelopes.
Pedro A Guil Asensio, University of Murcia, Spain
Derya Keskin Tutuncu, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
Ashish K Srivastava*, Saint Louis University
(11121620)

3:30 p.m.
From Hall algebras to cluster algebras.
Xueqing Chen*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
Ming Ding, Nankai University, TianJin, China
Fan Xu, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
(111216366)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:45 p.m.
Special Session on History of Mathematics, IV
Room 203, Mundelein Center Organizers: Steven Jordan, Loyola University Chicago sjorda2@luc.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Kloops, Neardomains, Loops, and Nonassociative Division Algebras, IV
Room 307, Mundelein Center Organizers: Alper Bulut, American University of the Middle East C. E. Ealy Jr., Western Michigan University clifton.e.ealy@wmich.edu Hubert Kiechle, University of Hamburg Benjamin Phillips, University of Michigan Dearborn J. D. Phillips, Northern Michigan University

1:30 p.m.
Slid extension of loops.
Elena Zizioli*, Università degli studi di Brescia  Italy
Stefano Pasotti, Università di Brescia Italy
(11121798)

2:00 p.m.
Geometric construction for loops.
Silvia Pianta*, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Brescia, Italy
Stefano Pasotti, Università degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
Elena Zizioli, Università degli Studi di Brescia
(111220501)

2:30 p.m.
Loops from a graph point of view.
Stefano Pasotti*, Università degli Studi di Brescia  Italy
Elena Zizioli, Università degli Studi di Brescia  Italy
(111217166)

3:00 p.m.
Some examples of profinite loops and Kloops and some remarks on neardomains and nearfields.
Clifton E Ealy Jr.*, Department of Mathematics, Western Michigan Unversity
(111220562)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Mathematics of Evolution, IV
Room 403, Mundelein Center Organizers: Ruth Davidson, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign redavid2@illinois.edu Ruriko Yoshida, University of Kentucky

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Metric Spaces: Geometry, Group Theory, and Dynamics, IV
Room 302, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Tullia Dymarz, University of WisconsinMadison dymarz@math.wisc.edu Anton Lukyanenko, University of Michigan

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Model Theory, III
Room 205, Mundelein Center Organizers: Uri Andrews, University of WisconsinMadison Isaac Goldbring, University of Illinois at Chicago isaac@math.uic.edu Maryanthe Malliaris, University of Chicago

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear PDEs and Calculus of Variations, IV
Room 520, Mundelein Center Organizers: Emmanuel Barron, Loyola University Chicago Marian Bocea, Loyola University Chicago mbocea@luc.edu Robert Jensen, Loyola University Chicago

1:30 p.m.
Classification of isolated singularities for inhomogeneous operators in divergence form.
Mihai Mihailescu*, "Simion Stoilow" Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy
(111235204)

2:00 p.m.
On quasistatic limits of onedimensional dynamic cohesive fracture.
Farhod Abdullayev*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(111235505)

2:30 p.m.
The BrezisNirenberg Problem on $\mathbb{S}^n$, in spaces of fractional dimension.
Rafael D. Benguria, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Soledad Benguria*, University of WisconsinMadison
(11123574)

3:00 p.m.
Effective properties of two phase flows with non uniform surface tension.
Grigor Nika*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Bogdan Vernescu, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(11123528)

3:30 p.m.
Maximum principles and isoperimetric estimates for a class of MongeAmpere equations, with applications to surfaces of constant Gauss curvature.
Cristian Enache*, Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy, Research group of the project PNIIIDPCE20124
(111235140)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlocal Diffusions, IV
Room 504, Mundelein Center Organizers: Jinqiao Duan, Illinois Institute of Technology Xiaofan Li, Illinois Institute of Technology Xiaoxia Xie, Illinois Institute of Technology xxie12@iit.edu

1:30 p.m.
Multiscale analysis of linear nonlocal evolution equations.
Tadele Mengesha*, University of Tennessee Knoxville
(111245308)

2:00 p.m.
Local boundary conditions in nonlocal problems.
Fatih Celiker*, Wayne State University
Burak Aksoylu, TOBBETU and Wayne State University
Horst R. Beyer, TOBBETU
(11126547)

2:30 p.m.
Numerical methods for nonlocal equations due to Lévy processes.
Xiaofan Li*, Dept of Applied Math, Illinois Inst of Tech
Ting Gao, Dept of Applied Math, Illinois Inst of Tech
Jinqiao Duan, Dept of Applied Math, Illinois Inst of Tech
Renming Song, Dept of Math, UIUC
(111265608)

3:00 p.m.
Numerical approximation to the Reisz fractional Laplacian.
Siwei Duo, Missouri University of Science and Technology
Yanzhi Zhang*, Missouri University of Science and Technology
(111265670)

3:30 p.m.
Numerical Methods for a Class of Nonlocal Diffusion Problems with the Use of Backward SDEs.
Guannan Zhang*, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Weidong Zhao, Shandong University
Clayton Webster, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Max Gunzburger, Florida State University
(111265331)

4:00 p.m.
Discussion.

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Special Session on Probability Theory, IV
Room 406, Mundelein Center Organizers: Antonio Auffinger, Northwestern University Jian Ding, University of Chicago Sebastien Roch, University of WisconsinMadison roch@math.wisc.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Advances in NonCommutative Analysis, IV
Room 414, Mundelein Center Organizers: Hari Bercovici, Indiana University John Williams, Universitát des Saarlandes williams@math.unisb.de

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Recent Developments in the Theory and Applications of Reaction Network Models, IV
Room 407, Mundelein Center Organizers: Carsten Conradi, Max Planck Institute Moderators: Badal Joshi, California State University San Marcos Organizers: Casian Pantea, West Virginia University cpantea@math.wvu.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Singularities in Algebra, Geometry and Topology, IV
Room 203, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Manuel Gonzalez Villa, University of WisconsinMadison villa@math.wisc.edu Laurentiu Maxim, University of WisconsinMadison

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Stochastic Analysis With Applications to Quantitative Finance, IV
Room 415, Mundelein Center Organizers: Igor Cialenco, Illinois Institute of Technology igor@math.iit.edu Ruoting Gong, Illinois Institute of Technology

1:30 p.m.
Uncovering the Transition Density of Multivariate Markovian Diffusions.
François Guay, Boston University
Gustavo Schwenkler*, Boston University
(111260418)

2:00 p.m.
Insiders' hedging in a stochastic volatility model.
Kiseop Lee*, University of Louisville
SangHyeon Park, Korea
(111260118)

2:30 p.m.
Quantile Hedging in a SemiStatic Market with Model Uncertainty.
Gu Wang*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Erhan Bayraktar, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
(111291582)

3:00 p.m.
Modeling interest rates with the zero lower bound: applications of diffusions with sticky boundaries.
Vadim Linetsky, Northwestern University
Yutian Nie*, Northwestern University
(111260283)

3:30 p.m.
Lower Bounds on the Generalized Central Moments of the Optimal Alignments Score of Random Sequences.
Ruoting Gong*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Christian Houdre, Georgia Institute of Technology
Juri Lember, University of Tartu
(111260405)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 1:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topics in Graph Theory, Hypergraphs and Set Systems, IV
Room 003, Cuneo Hall Organizers: John Engbers, Marquette University john.engbers@marquette.edu David Galvin, University of Notre Dame

1:30 p.m.
Stability of the Potential Function.
Michael Ferrara*, University of Colorado Denver
Catherine Erbes, Hiram College
Ryan M. Martin, Iowa State University
Paul Wenger, Rochester Institute of Technology
(111205356)

2:00 p.m.
The Friendship Paradox and its friends.
Jonathan Cutler, Montclair State University
A. Jamie Radcliffe*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(111205199)

2:30 p.m.
Bounded Diameter Arboricity.
Martin Merker, Technical University of Denmark
Luke Postle*, University of Waterloo
(111205395)

3:00 p.m.
Zeroone laws for edge weighted graphs.
Caroline Terry*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111205293)

3:30 p.m.
The typical structure of maximal trianglefree graphs.
Jozsef Balogh, UIUC
Hong Liu*, UIUC
Sarka Petrickova, UIUC
Maryam Sharifzadeh, UIUC
(111205645)

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)

Sunday October 4, 2015, 2:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, IV
Room 202, Cuneo Hall Organizers: Youngsu Kim, University of California, Riverside Paolo Mantero, University of California, Riverside Jonathan Montano, Purdue University jmontano@purdue.edu

Sunday October 4, 2015, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
Special Session on Ergodic and Symbolic Actions of Amenable Groups, IV
Room 404, Mundelein Center Organizers: Ayşe Şahin, DePaul University Ilie Ugarcovici, DePaul University iugarcov@depaul.edu
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