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Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
November 1415, 2015 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1115
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Saturday November 14, 2015

Saturday November 14, 2015, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Lobby, 1st Floor, Murray

Saturday November 14, 2015, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, 1st Floor, Murray

Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications, I
Room 215, Scott Hall Organizers: Manos Drymonis, Providence College Evelina Lapierre, Johnson and Wales University Michael Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology marsma@rit.edu

8:00 a.m.
Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Boundedness of Rational Systems.
Emmanouil Drymonis*, Providence College
(111539225)

8:30 a.m.
Global Dynamics of Some Anticompetitive Systems of Difference Equations in the Plane.
Mark DiPippo*, Rhode Island College
(111539213)

9:00 a.m.
Local Dynamics and Global Stability of Certain Second Order Rational Difference Equation with Quadratic Terms.
Sabina Jasarevic Hrustic, Department of Mathematics, University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mustafa Kulenovic*, University of Rhode Island
Mehmed Nurkanovic, Department of Mathematics, University of Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
(111539106)

9:30 a.m.
Two species competitive model with the Allee effect.
Ann Brett*, Johnson \& Wales University
Mustafa Kulenovic, University of Rhode Island
(111537223)

10:00 a.m.
Global Dynamics of Cooperative Discrete System in the Plane.
Arzu Bilgin*, University of Rhode Island
Ann Brett, Johnson and Wales University
(111539180)

10:30 a.m.
Global asymptotic stability and NaimarkSacker bifurcation of a certain difference equation.
Toufik Khyat*, University of Rhode Island
Mustafa R.S. Kulenovic, University of Rhode Island
Esmir Pilav, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
(111539107)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, I
Room 216, Scott Hall Organizers: Paul Feehan, Rutgers University paul.feehan@rutgers.edu Manos Maridakis, Rutgers University Natasa Sesum, Rutgers University

8:00 a.m.
On Gravitational Collapse in General Relativity.
Xinliang An*, Rutgers University
(11155351)

8:30 a.m.
Euclidean signature semiclassical methods for bosonic field theories.
Antonella Marini*, Yeshiva University, New York, NY 10033 // L'Aquila University, AQ, Italy
Vincent Moncrief, Yale University, New Haven, CT06520
Rachel Maitra, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA 02115
(111535144)

9:00 a.m.
Transition probabilities for degenerate diffusions arising in population genetics.
Charles L. Epstein, University of Pennsylvania
Camelia A. Pop*, University of Minnesota
(11153572)

9:30 a.m.
(1,1) forms with specified Lagrangian phase.
Adam Jacob*, University of California, Davis
Tristan C Collins, Harvard University
ShingTung Yau, Harvard University
(11155334)

10:00 a.m.
Conformal classes realizing the Yamabe invariant.
Heather Macbeth*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(111553176)

10:30 a.m.
Global smoothness of the MongeAmpere eigenfunctions.
Nam Q. Le*, Department of Mathematics, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405
Ovidiu Savin, Department of Mathematics, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027
(111535138)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Combinatorics of Polytopes, I
Room 115, Scott Hall Organizers: Egon Schulte, Northeastern University schulte@neu.edu Asia Ivi\'c Weiss, York University

8:00 a.m.
Hereditary Polytopes.
Egon Schulte*, Northeastern University
(111551188)

8:30 a.m.
A Proof of Khovanskii's Theorem on Geometry of a Sumset and Its Convex Hull.
Jaewoo Lee*, The City University of New York (Borough of Manhattan Community College)
(11150537)

9:00 a.m.
Enumeration of fivedimensional DirichletVoronoi parallelohedra.
Mathieu Dutour Sikiri\'c, Rudjer Boskovi\'c Institute, Croatia
Alexey Garber*, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Achill Sch\"urmann, University of Rostock, Germany
Clara Waldmann, TU Munich, Germany
(111552346)

9:30 a.m.
Polytopes of high rank for linear groups.
Peter A Brooksbank*, Bucknell University
(111505139)

10:00 a.m.
Convex Polytopes, Toric $g$Vectors, and Gale Transforms.
Carl W. Lee, University of Kentucky
Sarah A. Nelson*, University of Kentucky
(111552203)

10:30 a.m.
Sections, Projections, and Shadow Boundaries.
Jim Lawrence*, George Mason University
(111552243)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Groups, Surfaces and 3manifolds, I
Room 103, Scott Hall Organizers: Abhijit Champanerkar, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, City University of New York abhijit@math.csi.cuny.edu Feng Luo, Rutgers University Joseph Maher, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Knots, Links and 3Manifolds, I
Room 104, Scott Hall Organizers: Ilya Kofman, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, City University of New York Adam Lowrance, Vassar College adlowrance@vassar.edu

8:00 a.m.
Link diagrams with low Turaev genus.
Seungwon Kim*, The Graduate Center, CUNY
(111557273)

8:30 a.m.
Turaev Genus and Alternating decompositions.
Cody W. Armond*, University of South Alabama
Adam M. Lowrance, Vassar College
(111557373)

9:00 a.m.
Signatures and Turaev Genera of Knots.
Oliver Dasbach*, Louisiana State University
Adam Lowrance, Vassar College
(111557265)

9:30 a.m.
Taut foliations and cyclic branched covers of satellite knots.
Cameron McA. Gordon*, University of Texas at Austin
Tye Lidman, Institute for Advanced Study
(111557316)

10:00 a.m.
Nugatory crossings and symmetric unions.
Allison H Moore*, Rice University
Tye Lidman, Institute for Advanced Study
(111557110)

10:30 a.m.
On the topological slice genus of torus knots.
Peter Feller*, Boston College
(111557317)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Multiple Combinatorial Numbers and Associated Identities, I
Room 106, Scott Hall Organizers: Hasan Coskun, Texas A \& M UniversityCommerce hasan.coskun@tamuc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Combinatorial Formulas for Certain Multiple Number Sequences.
Hasan Coskun*, Texas A University Commerce
(111505357)

8:30 a.m.
Congruences for mary partition functions.
George E Andrews*, Pennsylvania State University
(11151186)

9:00 a.m.
The Combinatorics of the Delta Conjecture.
J. Haglund*, University of Pennsylvania
A. Wilson, Univ. of Pennsylvania
J. Remmel, Univ. of California at San Diego
(111505310)

9:30 a.m.
Higher binomial coefficients: some results and conjectures.
Siddhartha Sahi*, Mathematics Department, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
(111505121)

10:00 a.m.
Elliptic rook and file numbers.
Michael J Schlosser*, University of Vienna
Meesue Yoo, University of Vienna
(111505256)

10:30 a.m.
Some current developments on ''motivated proofs'' of generalized RogersRamanujan identities.
James Lepowsky*, Rutgers University
(111505174)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves in Differential Equations, I
Room 113, Murray Organizers: Linghai Zhang, Lehigh University liz5@lehigh.edu

8:00 a.m.
Multiple homoclinic solutions near a periodically perturbed degenerate homoclinic orbit.
XiaoBiao Lin*, Department of Mathematics, North Carolina State University
(11153423)

9:00 a.m.
Modeling and Stability Analysis for Foreign Body Fibrotic Reactions.
Jianzhong Su*, University of Texas at Arlington
Larrissa Owens, University of Texas at Arlington
Sarah Langford, University of Texas at Arlington
(11153547)

10:00 a.m.
Stability of front solutions in a model for a surfactant driven flow on an inclined plane.
Anna Ghazaryan, Department of Mathematics, Miami University
St\'ephane Lafortune, Department of Mathematics, College of Charleston
Vahagn Manukian*, Department of Mathematics, Miami University
(11153588)

10:30 a.m.
Stability of fronts in a model for combustion in hydraulically resistant porous media.
Anna Ghazaryan*, Miami University
Stephane Lafortune, College of Charleston
Peter McLarnan, Miami University
(11153524)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations in Geometric Analysis, I
Room 214, Scott Hall Organizers: Jeffrey Case, Princeton University jscase@math.princeton.edu Alice Chang, Princeton University Yi Wang, Johns Hopkins University and Institute for Advanced Study

8:00 a.m.
Compactness of conformal metrics with positive constant Qcurvature.
Yanyan Li*, Rutgers University
Jingang Xiong, Beijing Normal University
(111535143)

9:00 a.m.
A Riemannian structure on the space of conformal metrics.
Matthew J Gursky*, University of Notre Dame
(11155322)

10:00 a.m.
HeintzeKarcher inequality on static manifolds.
Xiaodong Wang*, Dept of Math, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824
YeKai Wang, Dept of Math, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824
(111553201)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory, Vertex Operator Algebras, and Related Topics, I
Room 105, Scott Hall Organizers: Corina Calinescu, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York ccalinescu@citytech.cuny.edu Andrew Douglas, New York City College of Technology and Graduate Center, City University of New York Joshua Sussan, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York

8:00 a.m.
A new interpretation of motivated proofs for identities of the RogersRamanujan type.
Bud B Coulson*, Rutgers
(111517393)

8:30 a.m.
Special pairs of screening operators and certain subalgebras of a rank d lattice vertex operator algebra.
Nathan P Vander Werf*, University of Notre Dame
(111517385)

9:00 a.m.
Lorentzian Weyl Groups.
Alex J Feingold*, Dept of Math Sci, Binghamton University, State University of NY, Binghamton, NY
Daniel Valli\'eres, Mathematics \& Statistics, University of Maine, Orono, ME
(111520207)

9:30 a.m.
Vertexalgebraic structure of principal subspaces of $D_4^{(3)}$modules.
Christopher M. Sadowski*, Ursinus College
Michael Penn, Colorado College
(111517335)

10:00 a.m.
Vertex Algebraic Structure of Principal Subspaces of Basic $A_{2n}^{(2)}$Modules.
Corina Calinescu, NYC College of Technology, CUNY
Antun Milas, University at Albany, SUNY
Michael Penn*, Colorado College
(111516247)

10:30 a.m.
Constructions and classifications of twisted modules for vertex operator superalgebras.
Katrina Barron*, University of Notre Dame
Nathan Vander Werf, University of Notre Dame
(111517339)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Smooth and Symbolic Ergodic Theory, I
Room 203, Scott Hall Organizers: Andrey Gogolev, State University of New York at Binghamton Federico Rodriguez Hertz, Pennsylvania State University Zhiren Wang, Pennsylvania State University zhirenw@psu.edu

Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Advances in Valuation Theory, I
Room 121, Scott Hall Organizers: Samar El Hitti, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York FranzViktor Kuhlmann, University of Saskatchewan Hans Schoutens, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York hschoutens@citytech.cuny.edu

Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Aspects of Resolutions and Syzygies in Commutative Algebra, I
Room 119, Scott Hall Organizers: Courtney Gibbons, Hamilton College Denise Rangel Tracy, Syracuse University detracy@syr.edu

8:30 a.m.
Classifying graded CohenMacaulay rings of graded countable CohenMacaulay type.
Branden Stone*, Adelphi University
(111513284)

9:00 a.m.
Deviations of graded algebras.
Adam Boocher, University of Utah
Alessio D'Al\`{\i}, Universit\`a di Genova (Italy)
Eloisa Grifo, University of Virginia
Jonathan Monta\~no, University of Kansas
Alessio Sammartano*, Purdue University
(111513146)

9:30 a.m.
Rings that do not have nonfree totally reflexive modules.
Adela Vraciu*, University of South Carolina
(111513192)

10:00 a.m.
Existence of Exact Zero Divisors in Artinian Gorenstein Rings.
Basanti Poudyal*, University of Texas at Arlington Texas
(111513360)

10:30 a.m.
Cohomology of finite modules over short Gorenstein rings.
Liana M Sega*, University of Missouri Kansas City
Melissa Menning, University of Missouri Kansas City
(111513340)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Room 120, Scott Hall Organizers: Laura Ghezzi, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York lghezzi@citytech.cuny.edu Jooyoun Hong, Southern Connecticut State University

8:30 a.m.
Hilbert Functions in Evaluation Codes.
Rafael H Villarreal*, CINVESTAVIPN
(11151358)

9:30 a.m.
Regularity of vanishing ideals associated to bipartite graphs.
Jorge Neves, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
Maria Vaz Pinto*, IST, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Rafael Villarreal, Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN, Mexico
(111513148)

10:00 a.m.
The Alpha Invariant and Symbolic Powers of Monomial Ideals.
Susan Marie Cooper*, North Dakota State University
(11151394)

10:30 a.m.
Products of ideals may not be Golod.
Alessandro De Stefani*, University of Virginia
(111513164)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Modern Schubert Calculus, I
Room 114, Scott Hall Organizers: Anders Buch, Rutgers University asbuch@rutgers.edu Chris Woodward, Rutgers University

8:30 a.m.
Colorful combinatorics of equivariant Ktheory and Macdonald polynomials.
Jennifer Morse*, Drexel University
(111505216)

9:00 a.m.
Dual filtered graphs.
Rebecca Patrias*, University of Minnesota
Pavlo Pylyavskyy, University of Minnesota
(11150543)

9:30 a.m.
Equivariant Pieri formulas, tableaux, and Kostka coefficients.
Linda Chen*, Swarthmore College
Mario Sanchez, Swarthmore College
Jorin Schug, University of Minnesota
(111514282)

10:00 a.m.
KnutsonVakil puzzles compute equivariant $K$theory of Grassmannians.
Oliver Pechenik*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111505155)

10:30 a.m.
Genomic tableaux and Equivariant Ktheory of Grassmannians.
Oliver Pechenik, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexander Yong*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(111505152)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Probability, Combinatorics and Statistical Mechanics, I
Room 207, Scott Hall Organizers: Nayantara Bhatnagar, University of Delaware Brian Rider, Temple University brian.rider@temple.edu Douglas Rizzolo, University of Delaware

Saturday November 14, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Reductive Groups, I
Room 204, Scott Hall Organizers: Jeffrey Adams, University of Maryland Stephen D. Miller, Rutgers University miller@math.rutgers.edu David Vogan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Saturday November 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and Combinatorics, I
Room 116, Scott Hall Organizers: Elizabeth Drellich, University of North Texas elizabeth.drellich@unt.edu Erik Insko, Florida Gulf Coast University Aba Mbirika, University of WisconsinEau Claire Heather Russell, Washington College

9:00 a.m.
The cohomology of regular Hessenberg varieties and representations of symmetric groups.
Hiraku Abe*, Osaka City University Advanced Mathematical Institute / University of Toronto
Megumi Harada, McMaster University
Tatsuya Horiguchi, Osaka City University
Mikiya Masuda, Osaka City University
(111555115)

9:30 a.m.
The Betti numbers of parabolic Hessenberg varieties.
Martha Precup*, Northwestern University
Julianna Tymoczko, Smith College
(111514266)

10:00 a.m.
Eulerian quasisymetric functions, stellohedra and Eulerian numbers.
John Shareshian*, Washington University
Michelle L Wachs, University of Miami
(111505291)

10:30 a.m.
Hultman elements in type B.
Alexander K Woo*, University of Idaho
(111505238)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of CAT(0) Cube Complexes, I
Room 101, Scott Hall Organizers: Sean Cleary, City College of New York and the City University of New York Graduate Center cleary@sci.ccny.cuny.edu Megan Owen, Lehman College of the City University of New York

Saturday November 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Aspects of Minimal Surfaces in Riemannian Manifolds, I
Room 219, Scott Hall Organizers: Zheng Huang, City University of New York, Staten Island and Graduate Center zheng.huang@csi.cuny.edu Marcello Lucia, City University of New York, Staten Island and Graduate Center

Saturday November 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology: A Celebration of Jim West's 70th Birthday, I
Room 102, Scott Hall Organizers: Alexandre Dranishnikov, University of Florida Steve Ferry, Rutgers University Boris Goldfarb, State University of New York at Albany bgoldfarb@albany.edu

Saturday November 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Multiscale Methods in Cell and Developmental Biology, I
Room 205, Scott Hall Organizers: Anastasios Matzavinos, Brown University Chuan Xue, Ohio State University cxue@math.osu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Gating of a mechanosensitive channel in cellular flows.
YuanNan Young*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
On Shun Pak, Santa Clara University
Gary R. Marple, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Shravan Veerapaneni, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Zhangli Peng, University of Notre Dame
Howard A. Stone, Princeton University
(111576219)

9:30 a.m.
Sensitivity and retroactivity.
Eduardo Sontag*, Rutgers University
(111592112)

10:00 a.m.
Multiscale modeling of E. coli chemotaxis: From molecules to behaviors.
Yuhai Tu*, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
(111592149)

10:30 a.m.
Effect of Fluid Resistance on Sperm Motility.
Sarah D Olson*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(111592194)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, Spectral Theory, and Homogeneous Dynamics, I
Room 202, Scott Hall Organizers: Dubi Kelmer, Boston College dubi.kelmer@bc.edu Alex Kontorovich, Rutgers University

Saturday November 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topological Data Analysis: Computations, Statistics, and Applications, I
Room 206, Scott Hall Organizers: Miroslav Kramar, Rutgers University Rachel Levanger, Rutgers University rachel@math.rutgers.edu

9:00 a.m.
Persistent Homology and Nested Dissection.
Michael Kerber, TU Graz
Donald R. Sheehy*, University of Connecticut
Primoz Skraba, Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenija
(111568278)

9:30 a.m.
A Morsetheoretic algorithm to compute persistent homology, with generators.
Gregory Henselman*, University of Pennsylvania
(111555354)

10:00 a.m.
Reeb Space Approximation with Guarantees.
Elizabeth Munch*, University at Albany  SUNY
Bei Wang, University of Utah
(111555303)

10:30 a.m.
Persistent Homology based thresholding method and applications.
YuMin Chung*, College of William and Mary
Sarah Day, College of William and Mary
(111568236)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 11:05 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Invited Address
Harmonic analysis and elliptic boundary value problems.
Room 123, Scott Hall
Jill Pipher*, Brown University
(11153578)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 1:55 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Invited Address
The Euler product and the Taylor expansion of an Lfunction.
Room 123, Scott Hall
Wei Zhang*, Columbia University
(111511322)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Advances in Valuation Theory, II
Room 121, Scott Hall Organizers: Samar El Hitti, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York FranzViktor Kuhlmann, University of Saskatchewan Hans Schoutens, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York hschoutens@citytech.cuny.edu

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and Combinatorics, II
Room 116, Scott Hall Organizers: Elizabeth Drellich, University of North Texas elizabeth.drellich@unt.edu Erik Insko, Florida Gulf Coast University Aba Mbirika, University of WisconsinEau Claire Heather Russell, Washington College

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Applications of CAT(0) Cube Complexes, II
Room 101, Scott Hall Organizers: Sean Cleary, City College of New York and the City University of New York Graduate Center cleary@sci.ccny.cuny.edu Megan Owen, Lehman College of the City University of New York

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Aspects of Minimal Surfaces in Riemannian Manifolds, II
Room 219, Scott Hall Organizers: Zheng Huang, City University of New York, Staten Island and Graduate Center zheng.huang@csi.cuny.edu Marcello Lucia, City University of New York, Staten Island and Graduate Center

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Aspects of Resolutions and Syzygies in Commutative Algebra, II
Room 119, Scott Hall Organizers: Courtney Gibbons, Hamilton College Denise Rangel Tracy, Syracuse University detracy@syr.edu

3:00 p.m.
Line arrangements, fat points, and syzygies.
Brian Harbourne*, Mathematics Department, University of NebraskaLincoln
David Cook II, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Eastern Illinois University
Juan Migliore, Mathematics Department, Notre Dame University
Uwe Nagel, Mathematics Department
(111514231)

3:30 p.m.
Realizability of Support Varieties of Totally Acyclic Complexes.
Nathan Steele*, University of Texas at Arlington
(111518297)

4:00 p.m.
Toric Rings Satisfying Sorting and Ordering conditions.
Gabriel E Sosa*, Amherst College
(11151355)

4:30 p.m.
Separating sets for actions of tori.
Emilie Dufresne, Durham University
Jack Jeffries*, University of Michigan
(111513305)

5:00 p.m.
Support varieties over complete intersections made easy.
Petter Andreas Bergh, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
David A. Jorgensen*, University of Texas at Arlington
(111513367)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Room 120, Scott Hall Organizers: Laura Ghezzi, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York lghezzi@citytech.cuny.edu Jooyoun Hong, Southern Connecticut State University

3:00 p.m.
On Subadditivity of Maximal shifts in Minimal Resolutions.
Hema Srinivasan*, University of Missouri
(111513175)

3:30 p.m.
Bounds for the Multiplicity of Gorenstein algebras.
Sabine El Khoury*, American University of Beirut
Manoj Kummini, Chennai Mathematical Institute.
Hema Srinivasan, University of Missouri, Columbia.
(111513147)

4:00 p.m.
Uniform Bounds of ArtinRees type for free resolutions.
Ian Aberbach, aDepartment of Mathematics, University of Missouri, Columbia
Aline Hosry, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Sciences II, Lebanese University, Fanar, Lebanon
Janet Striuli*, Department of Mathematics, Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut
(111513186)

4:30 p.m.
Perinormality in pullbacks.
Neil Epstein*, George Mason University
Jay Shapiro, George Mason University
(111513136)

5:00 p.m.
Nilpotent commutator of a nilpotent matrix.
Anthony Iarrobino, Northeastern University
Leila Khatami*, Union College
Bart Van Steirteghem, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York
Rui Zhao, University of Missouri, Columbia
(111515123)

5:30 p.m.
Level of perfect complexes.
Hannah Altmann, University of Minnesota, Morris
Elo\'isa Grifo, University of Virginia
Srikanth Iyengar, University of Utah
Jonathan Monta\~{n}o*, University of Kansas
William Sanders, Norges TekniskNaturvitenskapelige Universitet
Thanh Vu, University of NebraskaLincoln
(111513196)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications, II
Room 215, Scott Hall Organizers: Manos Drymonis, Providence College Evelina Lapierre, Johnson and Wales University Michael Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology marsma@rit.edu

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, II
Room 216, Scott Hall Organizers: Paul Feehan, Rutgers University paul.feehan@rutgers.edu Manos Maridakis, Rutgers University Natasa Sesum, Rutgers University

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology: A Celebration of Jim West's 70th Birthday, II
Room 102, Scott Hall Organizers: Alexandre Dranishnikov, University of Florida Steve Ferry, Rutgers University Boris Goldfarb, State University of New York at Albany bgoldfarb@albany.edu

3:00 p.m.
Persistent Homology and Barcode Fields.
Mao Li, Florida State University
Washington Mio*, Florida State University
(111555242)

3:30 p.m.
Smearing the wildness of crumpled cubes via celllike maps.
Robert J Daverman*, University of Tennessee
(111557105)

4:00 p.m.
A hierarchy for closed ncellcomplements.
Robert J Daverman, Department of Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Shijie Gu*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
(111557114)

4:30 p.m.
Universal Spaces in Dimension Theory.
Leonard R Rubin*, University of Oklahoma
(11155426)

5:00 p.m.
Distortion of surfaces in graph manifolds.
Chris Hruska*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
Hoang Thanh Nguyen, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(111557404)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Combinatorics of Polytopes, II
Room 115, Scott Hall Organizers: Egon Schulte, Northeastern University schulte@neu.edu Asia Ivi\'c Weiss, York University

3:00 p.m.
On spherical Reuleaux polytopes.
Karoly Bezdek*, University of Calgary, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Calgary, Alberta T2N 1N4, Canada
(111552371)

3:30 p.m.
Chiral polytopes with alternating and symmetric automorphism groups.
Marston Conder, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Isabel Hubard, UNAM
Eugenia O'ReillyRegueiro*, UNAM
Daniel Pellicer, UNAM
(111505349)

4:00 p.m.
kOrbit Convex Polytopes.
Nicholas A Matteo*, York University
(111552387)

4:30 p.m.
Tight chiral polyhedra.
Gabe Cunningham*, University of Massachusetts Boston
(11150557)

5:00 p.m.
On convex bodies with congruent projections.
Dmitry Ryabogin*, Kent State University
(11155292)

5:30 p.m.
Linked Neighbourly 4polytopes.
T. Bisztriczky*, University of Calgary
(111552124)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Groups, Surfaces and 3manifolds, II
Room 103, Scott Hall Organizers: Abhijit Champanerkar, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, City University of New York abhijit@math.csi.cuny.edu Feng Luo, Rutgers University Joseph Maher, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, City University of New York

3:00 p.m.
Coordinates for representations of 3manifold groups.
Christian K Zickert*, University of Maryland, College Park
(111557171)

3:30 p.m.
Highdimensional fillings and distortion in horospheres and Qrank 1 lattices.
Enrico Leuzinger, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Robert Young*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(111520210)

4:00 p.m.
The geometry of generic fewrelator groups.
David Futer*, Temple University
Daniel T. Wise, McGill University
(111520304)

4:30 p.m.
Volumes of Montesinos links.
Kathleen Finlinson, University of Colorado, Boulder
Jessica S Purcell*, Monash University, BYU, IAS
(111557212)

5:00 p.m.
Realization of hyperbolic surfaces.
BoGwang Jeon*, Columbia University
(11155753)

5:30 p.m.
Macfarlane spaces and arithmetic hyperbolic surfaces and 3manifolds.
Joe Quinn*, CUNY Graduate Center
(111557378)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Knots, Links and 3Manifolds, II
Room 104, Scott Hall Organizers: Ilya Kofman, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, City University of New York Adam Lowrance, Vassar College adlowrance@vassar.edu

3:00 p.m.
Volumes and volume densities of hyperbolic knots and links.
Colin Adams*, Williams College
Aaron Calderon, University of Nebraska
Xinyi Jiang, Stanford University
Alexander Kastner, Williams College
Gregory Kehne, Williams College
Nathaniel Mayer, Harvard University
Mia Smith, Williams College
(111557189)

3:30 p.m.
Determinant density spectrum and biperiodic alternating links.
Abhijit Champanerkar*, College of Staten Island \& The Graduate Center, CUNY, and Columbia University
Ilya Kofman, College of Staten Island \& The Graduate Center, CUNY
Jessica Purcell, Monash University, and IAS
(111557364)

4:00 p.m.
Rotational Virtual Links and Quantum Link Invariants.
Louis H Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(111557104)

4:30 p.m.
Detecting NonInvertible Links with Virtual Covers.
Micah Chrisman*, Monmouth University
(111557222)

5:00 p.m.
$\sigma$Adequate Link Diagrams and the Tutte Polynomial.
Adam Giambrone*, University of Connecticut
(111557234)

5:30 p.m.
Braidlike Mapping Classes.
Eriko Hironaka*, Florida State University/American Mathematical Society
(111557108)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Modern Schubert Calculus, II
Room 114, Scott Hall Organizers: Anders Buch, Rutgers University asbuch@rutgers.edu Chris Woodward, Rutgers University

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Multiple Combinatorial Numbers and Associated Identities, II
Room 106, Scott Hall Organizers: Hasan Coskun, Texas A \& M UniversityCommerce hasan.coskun@tamuc.edu

3:00 p.m.
Combinatorial interpretation and proofs of certain partial theta identities.
Krishnaswami Alladi*, University of Florida
(111511245)

3:30 p.m.
On some partitions with restrictions on even/odd indexed odd parts.
Alexander Berkovich*, Mathematics Department, University of Florida , Gainesville, Florida
(111505232)

4:00 p.m.
Regular Partition  Overpartition identities via RogersRamanujan dissections.
Ka\u{g}an Kur\c{s}ung\"oz*, Sabanci University, \.Istanbul, Turkey
(111505241)

4:30 p.m.
Higher level RamanujanSato series for $1/\pi$.
Tim Huber*, University of Texas  Rio Grande Valley
Daniel Schultz, Pennsylvania State University
Dongxi Ye, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(111511331)

5:00 p.m.
Biologically motivated sorting algorithms and logconcavity.
Miklos Bona*, University of Florida
(111505237)

5:30 p.m.
A Fibonacci analogue of Stirling numbers.
Quang T Bach, University of California, San Diego
Roshil Paudyal*, Howard University
Jeffrey Remmel, University of California, San Diego
(111505403)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Multiscale Methods in Cell and Developmental Biology, II
Room 205, Scott Hall Organizers: Anastasios Matzavinos, Brown University Chuan Xue, Ohio State University cxue@math.osu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Nonequilibrium models for active matter systems, their numerical treatment and applications to complex biological systems.
Qi Wang*, University of South Carolina and Beijing Computational Science Research Center
Jia Zhao, University of South Carolina and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(111592350)

3:30 p.m.
Multiscale model of epithelial cells proliferation and mechanics.
Wenzhao Sun, Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Zhiliang Xu, Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Pavel Brodskiy, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Ali Nematbakhsh, Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Cody Narciso, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Jeremiah J. Zartman, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
Mark S. Alber*, Department of Applied and Computational Mathematics and Statistics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN
(111592355)

4:00 p.m.
A stochastic multiscale model that explains cytoskeleton segregation in neurological diseases.
Chuan Xue*, Ohio State University
(11159248)

4:30 p.m.
Incorporating Cellular Substructure into ReactionDiffusion Models.
Samuel A Isaacson*, Boston University, Department of Mathematics and Statistics
(111592157)

5:00 p.m.
Analysis and simulation of ntracellular biochemical reacting networks with multiple time scales.
Di Liu*, Michigan State University
(111560178)

5:30 p.m.
Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations of Multicellular Aggregate SelfAssembly in Biofabrication.
Yi Sun*, University of South Carolina
Xiaofeng Yang, University of South Carolina
Qi Wang, University of South Carolina
(111592118)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves in Differential Equations, II
Room 113, Murray Organizers: Linghai Zhang, Lehigh University liz5@lehigh.edu

3:00 p.m.
Traveling pulses in a neural network with asymmetric coupling and nonsaturating gain.
Yixin Guo*, Department of Mathematics, Drexel University
Aijun Zhang, Department of Mathematics, University of Arkansas
(111537359)

4:00 p.m.
Stochastic synchronization of neural activity waves.
Zachary P Kilpatrick*, University of Houston
(11156016)

5:00 p.m.
Rigorous Verification of Stability of Traveling Waves Via Computer Assisted Proof.
Blake Barker*, Division of Applied Mathematics, Brown University
Kevin Zumbrun, Department of Mathematics, Indiana University
(11156518)

5:30 p.m.
Towards Metastability in the Viscous Burgers Equation with Periodic Boundary Conditions.
Kelly McQuighan*, Boston University
Gene Wayne, Boston University
(11153561)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, Spectral Theory, and Homogeneous Dynamics, II
Room 202, Scott Hall Organizers: Dubi Kelmer, Boston College dubi.kelmer@bc.edu Alex Kontorovich, Rutgers University

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations in Geometric Analysis, II
Room 214, Scott Hall Organizers: Jeffrey Case, Princeton University jscase@math.princeton.edu Alice Chang, Princeton University Yi Wang, Johns Hopkins University and Institute for Advanced Study

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Probability, Combinatorics and Statistical Mechanics, II
Room 207, Scott Hall Organizers: Nayantara Bhatnagar, University of Delaware Brian Rider, Temple University brian.rider@temple.edu Douglas Rizzolo, University of Delaware

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory, Vertex Operator Algebras, and Related Topics, II
Room 105, Scott Hall Organizers: Corina Calinescu, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York ccalinescu@citytech.cuny.edu Andrew Douglas, New York City College of Technology and Graduate Center, City University of New York Joshua Sussan, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York

3:00 p.m.
Unrolled quantum groups and narrow vertex Walgebras.
Antun Milas*, SUNYAlbany
(111517274)

3:30 p.m.
Vertex algebraic intertwining operators among generalized Verma modules for $sl(2)^{\wedge}$.
Robert McRae, Beijing international center for mathematical research
Jinwei Yang*, University of Notre Dame
(111517312)

4:00 p.m.
Twisted generating functions incorporating singular vectors in Verma modules and their localizations.
James Lepowsky*, Rutgers University
Jinwei Yang, University of Notre Dame
(111517173)

4:30 p.m.
The first cohomology, derivations and the reductivity of a gradingrestriced vertex algebra.
YiZhi Huang*, Rutgers University
Fei Qi, Rutgers University
(111517217)

5:00 p.m.
Multiplicities of some maximal dominant weights of the affine Lie algebra $\widehat{sl}(n)$ and avoiding permutations.
Kailash C. Misra*, North Carolina State University
(11151750)

5:30 p.m.
On a Koszul complex related to the principal subspace of the level 1 vacuum module of $A_1^{(1)}$.
Shashank Kanade*, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
(11151781)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Reductive Groups, II
Room 204, Scott Hall Organizers: Jeffrey Adams, University of Maryland Stephen D. Miller, Rutgers University miller@math.rutgers.edu David Vogan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.
Special Session on Smooth and Symbolic Ergodic Theory, II
Room 203, Scott Hall Organizers: Andrey Gogolev, State University of New York at Binghamton Federico Rodriguez Hertz, Pennsylvania State University Zhiren Wang, Pennsylvania State University zhirenw@psu.edu

3:00 p.m.
Windings of unipotent flows.
Dmitry Dolgopyat*, University of Maryland
Omri Sarig, Weizmann Institute of Science
(111537128)

4:00 p.m.
Deformation spaces of rational maps.
Tanya Firsova*, Kansas State University
Jeremy Kahn, CUNY Graduate Center
Nikita Selinger, University of Alabama at Birmingham
(111537377)

5:00 p.m.
Flexibility of entropies and Lyapunov exponents for smooth dynamical systems.
Anatole Katok*, Department of Mathematics, The Pennsylvania State University
(111537319)

6:00 p.m.
Continuity of Lyapunov exponents for 2D fiberbunched cocycles.
Lucas Backes, IMPA
Aaron W Brown*, University of Chicago
Clark Butler, University of Chicago
(111537370)

Saturday November 14, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Topological Data Analysis: Computations, Statistics, and Applications, II
Room 206, Scott Hall Organizers: Miroslav Kramar, Rutgers University Rachel Levanger, Rutgers University rachel@math.rutgers.edu

3:00 p.m.
Asymptotic theory for density ridges.
YenChi Chen*, Carnegie Mellon University
(11156280)

3:30 p.m.
Statistics in TDA.
Brittany Terese Fasy*, Montana State University
(111555271)

4:00 p.m.
Minimax Rate for Estimating the Dimension of a Manifold.
Jisu Kim*, Carnegie Mellon University
Alessandro Rinaldo, Carnegie Mellon University
Larry Wasserman, Carnegie Mellon University
(111562391)

4:30 p.m.
Multiscale Data Modeling via Cover Trees, Local PCA, and Persistent Homology.
Ellen Gasparovic*, Union College
Paul Bendich, Duke University
John Harer, Duke University
Christopher Tralie, Duke University
(111568296)
Sunday November 15, 2015

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibit and Book Sale
Lobby, 1st Floor, Murray

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Lobby, 1st Floor, Murray

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Room 120, Scott Hall Organizers: Laura Ghezzi, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York lghezzi@citytech.cuny.edu Jooyoun Hong, Southern Connecticut State University

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, III
Room 216, Scott Hall Organizers: Paul Feehan, Rutgers University paul.feehan@rutgers.edu Manos Maridakis, Rutgers University Natasa Sesum, Rutgers University

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry and Combinatorics of Polytopes, III
Room 115, Scott Hall Organizers: Egon Schulte, Northeastern University schulte@neu.edu Asia Ivi\'c Weiss, York University

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Groups, Surfaces and 3manifolds, III
Room 103, Scott Hall Organizers: Abhijit Champanerkar, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, City University of New York abhijit@math.csi.cuny.edu Feng Luo, Rutgers University Joseph Maher, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, City University of New York

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Invariants of Knots, Links and 3Manifolds, III
Room 104, Scott Hall Organizers: Ilya Kofman, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, City University of New York Adam Lowrance, Vassar College adlowrance@vassar.edu

8:00 a.m.
Pretzel Links and qSeries.
Mustafa Hajij*, University of South Florida
Mohamed Elhamdadi, University of South Florida
(11155756)

8:30 a.m.
On the AJ conjecture for cable knots.
Anh T Tran*, The University of Texas at Dallas
(11155789)

9:00 a.m.
Tangle Functors at Roots of Unity.
Nathan Druivenga*, The University of Iowa
Charles Frohman, The University of Iowa
Sanjay Kumar, The Unversity of Iowa
(111557224)

9:30 a.m.
The Kauffman Polynomial of Periodic Links.
Kyle Istvan*, Louisiana State University
Khaled Qazaqzeh, Kuwait University
Ayman Abouzaid, Kuwait University
(111554259)

10:00 a.m.
Khovanov homology, chromatic homology, and torsion.
Radmila Sazdanovic*, North Carolina State University
Adam Lowrance, Vassar College
(111557208)

10:30 a.m.
Khovanov homology and knot Floer homology for pointed links.
John A. Baldwin, Boston College
Adam Simon Levine*, Princeton University
Sucharit Sarkar, Princeton University
(111557206)

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Multiple Combinatorial Numbers and Associated Identities, III
Room 106, Scott Hall Organizers: Hasan Coskun, Texas A \& M UniversityCommerce hasan.coskun@tamuc.edu

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves in Differential Equations, III
Room 113, Murray Organizers: Linghai Zhang, Lehigh University liz5@lehigh.edu

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations in Geometric Analysis, III
Room 214, Scott Hall Organizers: Jeffrey Case, Princeton University jscase@math.princeton.edu Alice Chang, Princeton University Yi Wang, Johns Hopkins University and Institute for Advanced Study

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Probability, Combinatorics and Statistical Mechanics, III
Room 207, Scott Hall Organizers: Nayantara Bhatnagar, University of Delaware Brian Rider, Temple University brian.rider@temple.edu Douglas Rizzolo, University of Delaware

8:00 a.m.
Expected number of real zeros of random orthogonal polynomials.
Xiaoju Xie*, Oklahoma State University
(111500215)

8:30 a.m.
Rigidity phenomena in random point sets.
Subhro Ghosh*, Princeton University
(111560358)

9:00 a.m.
Bigeodesics in firstpassage percolation.
Michael Damron*, Georgia Institute of Technology, Indiana University
Jack Hanson, Georgia Institute of Technology, CUNY
(111560127)

10:00 a.m.
Fluctuations of polymer models in intermediate disorder.
Arjun Krishnan*, University of Utah
Jeremy Quastel, University of Toronto
(111560248)

10:30 a.m.
Asymptotics in periodic TASEP with step initial condition.
Jinho Baik, University of Michigan
Zhipeng Liu*, New York University
(111560375)

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representation Theory, Vertex Operator Algebras, and Related Topics, III
Room 105, Scott Hall Organizers: Corina Calinescu, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York ccalinescu@citytech.cuny.edu Andrew Douglas, New York City College of Technology and Graduate Center, City University of New York Joshua Sussan, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York

8:00 a.m.
Irreducible generic representations of the General Linear group distinguished by orthogonal subgroups.
Cesar Valverde*, Medgar Evers College  CUNY
(111522334)

8:30 a.m.
$p$adic Berglund H\"ubsch Duality.
Marco Aldi*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Andrija Peruni\v{c}i\'{c}, Queen's University
(111517263)

9:00 a.m.
Representations of the two boundary TemperleyLieb algebra.
Zajj B Daugherty*, The City College of New York
Arun Ram, University of Melbourne
(111516398)

9:30 a.m.
Double affine Hecke algebras and congruence groups.
Bogdan Ion, Department of Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Siddhartha Sahi*, Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
(111520134)

10:00 a.m.
The moduli scheme of affine spherical varieties with a free weight monoid.
Paolo Bravi, Universit\`a La Sapienza, Roma
Bart Van Steirteghem*, Medgar Evers College  City University of New York
(111514337)

10:30 a.m.
Langlands Lfunctions from KacMoody groups?
Howard Garland, Yale University
Stephen D. Miller*, Rutgers University
Manish Patnaik, University of Alberta
(111511182)

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Representations of Reductive Groups, III
Room 204, Scott Hall Organizers: Jeffrey Adams, University of Maryland Stephen D. Miller, Rutgers University miller@math.rutgers.edu David Vogan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Smooth and Symbolic Ergodic Theory, III
Room 203, Scott Hall Organizers: Andrey Gogolev, State University of New York at Binghamton Federico Rodriguez Hertz, Pennsylvania State University Zhiren Wang, Pennsylvania State University zhirenw@psu.edu

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Advances in Valuation Theory, III
Room 121, Scott Hall Organizers: Samar El Hitti, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York FranzViktor Kuhlmann, University of Saskatchewan Hans Schoutens, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York hschoutens@citytech.cuny.edu

8:30 a.m.
Intersecting valuation rings in the ZariskiRiemann space of a field.
Bruce Olberding*, New Mexico State University
(111513262)

9:30 a.m.
Totally irrational valuation domains as unions of quadratic transforms.
K. Alan Loper*, Ohio State University
Nick Werner, SUNY Old Westbury
(111513260)

10:00 a.m.
The Space of Real Places of R(x,y).
Ron Brown, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii
Jonathan L Merzel*, Soka University of America, Aliso Viejo, California
(111512383)

10:30 a.m.
Dual Graphs of Divisorial Valuations and Information Theory.
Charles Li*, Mercy College
(111513218)

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and Combinatorics, III
Room 116, Scott Hall Organizers: Elizabeth Drellich, University of North Texas elizabeth.drellich@unt.edu Erik Insko, Florida Gulf Coast University Aba Mbirika, University of WisconsinEau Claire Heather Russell, Washington College

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Aspects of Minimal Surfaces in Riemannian Manifolds, III
Room 219, Scott Hall Organizers: Zheng Huang, City University of New York, Staten Island and Graduate Center zheng.huang@csi.cuny.edu Marcello Lucia, City University of New York, Staten Island and Graduate Center

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Modern Schubert Calculus, III
Room 114, Scott Hall Organizers: Anders Buch, Rutgers University asbuch@rutgers.edu Chris Woodward, Rutgers University

Sunday November 15, 2015, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers, I
Room 215, Scott Hall

8:30 a.m.
Birkhoff normal forms, KAM theory and time reversal symmetry for certain rational map.
E. Denette*, University of Rhode Island
M.R.S. Kulenovic, University of Rhode Island
E. Pilav, University of Sarajevo
(111539395)

8:45 a.m.
Dynamics and Geometry of ThreePlayer Bankruptcy Rules.
Michael A. Jones*, Mathematical Reviews/AMS
Jennifer M Wilson, Eugene Lang College, The New School
(111539295)

9:00 a.m.
On the Dynamics of the KthOrder Rational Difference Equation $x_{n+1}=\frac{A_0}{x_n}+\frac{A_1}{x_{n1}}+\frac{A_2}{x_{n2}}+\dots +\frac{A_k}{x_{nk+1}}$.
David T McArdle*, University of Rhode Island
(111539288)

9:15 a.m.
Local Dynamics and Global Attractivity of Difference Equation $x_{n+1}=\frac{A x_n^2+ C x_{n1}^2 +E x_{n1}}{ a x_n^2+ c x_{n1}^2 +e x_{n1}}$.
Daniel Hadley*, University of Rhode Island
(111539286)

9:30 a.m.
A Solution to the Dilation Equation for Measures.
Sarah Dumnich*, Lehigh University
(111528199)

9:45 a.m.
On the Logistic Equation with Two Delays.
Amera H. Almusharrf*, Rochester, MI
Mier Shillor, Rochester, MI
Anna Spagnuolo, Rochester, MI
Nofe Alasoud, Rochester, MI
(11153483)

10:00 a.m.
The global regularity of twoandhalf dimensional magnetohydrodynamic equations.
Dipendra Regmi*, Farmingdale State College
(11153590)

10:15 a.m.
The Schatten class membership of single layer potentials.
Seyed Zoalroshd*, University of South Florida
(111547142)

10:30 a.m.
Composition Operators on Generalized Weighted Nevanlinna Class.
Waleed AlRawashdeh*, Montana Tech
(111547170)

10:45 a.m.
Discrete Boundary Problems via IntegroDifferential Algebra.
Sieu K Tran*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Markus Rosenkranz, University of Kent (Canterbury, United Kingdom)
(11151421)

Sunday November 15, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Applications of CAT(0) Cube Complexes, III
Room 101, Scott Hall Organizers: Sean Cleary, City College of New York and the City University of New York Graduate Center cleary@sci.ccny.cuny.edu Megan Owen, Lehman College of the City University of New York

Sunday November 15, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Aspects of Resolutions and Syzygies in Commutative Algebra, III
Room 119, Scott Hall Organizers: Courtney Gibbons, Hamilton College Denise Rangel Tracy, Syracuse University detracy@syr.edu

9:00 a.m.
Bounding the Degrees of ExtModules over Complete Intersections.
Jason Hardin*, Worcester State University
(111513390)

9:30 a.m.
Stable homology.
Olgur Celikbas, University of Connecticut
Lars Winther Christensen*, Texas Tech University
Li Liang, Lanzhou Jiaotong University, China
Greg Piepmeyer, Columbia Basin College
(111513289)

10:00 a.m.
Stable local cohomology.
Peder Thompson*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(111513228)

10:30 a.m.
A generalization of Kn\"orrer periodicity, with applications to noncommutative hypersurfaces.
Alex S. Dugas, University of the Pacific
Graham J. Leuschke*, Syracuse University
(111516379)

Sunday November 15, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology: A Celebration of Jim West's 70th Birthday, III
Room 102, Scott Hall Organizers: Alexandre Dranishnikov, University of Florida Steve Ferry, Rutgers University Boris Goldfarb, State University of New York at Albany bgoldfarb@albany.edu

Sunday November 15, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Multiscale Methods in Cell and Developmental Biology, III
Room 205, Scott Hall Organizers: Anastasios Matzavinos, Brown University Chuan Xue, Ohio State University cxue@math.osu.edu

Sunday November 15, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, Spectral Theory, and Homogeneous Dynamics, III
Room 202, Scott Hall Organizers: Dubi Kelmer, Boston College dubi.kelmer@bc.edu Alex Kontorovich, Rutgers University

Sunday November 15, 2015, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Topological Data Analysis: Computations, Statistics, and Applications, III
Room 206, Scott Hall Organizers: Miroslav Kramar, Rutgers University Rachel Levanger, Rutgers University rachel@math.rutgers.edu

9:00 a.m.
Importance of Topological Measures in Describing Sheared Granular Systems.
Lenka Kovalcinova*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Miro Kramar, Rutgers University
Joshua A Dijksman, Wageningen University
Jie Ren, Merck \& Co.
Robert P Behringer, Duke University
Konstantin Mischaikow, Rutgers University
Lou Kondic, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(111570325)

9:30 a.m.
Clique topology reveals intrinsic geometric structure in neural correlations.
Carina Curto, Penn State
Chad Giusti*, University of Pennsylvania
Vladimir Itskov, Penn State
Eva Pastalkova, Janelia Research Campus
(111555382)

10:00 a.m.
Convexity and combinatorial topology of neural codes.
Vladimir Itskov*, The Pennsylvania State University
Chad Giusti, University of Pennsylvania
William Kronholm, Whittier College
(111555381)

10:30 a.m.
Database for Dynamics: a new platform for qualitative modeling of dynamics.
Tomas Gedeon*, Montana State University, Bozeman
Bree Cummins, Montana State University
Shaun Harker, Rutgers University
Konstantin Mischaikow, Rutgers University
(111537333)

Sunday November 15, 2015, 11:05 a.m.11:55 a.m.
Invited Address
Matrices almost of order two.
Room 123, Scott Hall
David Vogan*, Department of Mathematics, MIT
(11152065)

Sunday November 15, 2015, 1:55 p.m.2:45 p.m.
Invited Address
The geometry of the outer automorphism group of a free group.
Room 123, Scott Hall
Lee Mosher*, Rutgers University, Newark
(111520253)

Sunday November 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Advances in Valuation Theory, IV
Room 121, Scott Hall Organizers: Samar El Hitti, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York FranzViktor Kuhlmann, University of Saskatchewan Hans Schoutens, New York City College of Technology, City University of New York hschoutens@citytech.cuny.edu

Sunday November 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Analysis, IV
Room 216, Scott Hall Organizers: Paul Feehan, Rutgers University paul.feehan@rutgers.edu Manos Maridakis, Rutgers University Natasa Sesum, Rutgers University

3:00 p.m.
A Weitzenbock formula for canonical metrics on fourmanifolds and applications.
Peng Wu*, Philadelphia, PA
(11155330)

3:30 p.m.
Ricci solitons.
Ovidiu Munteanu*, University of Connecticut
(1115538)

4:00 p.m.
Shorttime persistence of bounded curvature under the Ricci flow.
Brett Lawrence Kotschwar*, Arizona State University
(111553160)

4:30 p.m.
Entropy, stability, and harmonic map heat flow.
Casey Lynn Kelleher*, University of California, Irvine
Jess Boling, University of California, Irvine
Jeffrey D Streets, University of California, Irvine
(11155835)

5:00 p.m.
A Harnack inequality for the parabolic AllenCahn equation.
Mihai Bailesteanu*, Central Connecticut State University
(111553159)

5:30 p.m.
Tian's properness conjectures and Finsler geometry on the space of Kahler metrics.
Tamas Darvas*, University of Maryland
Yanir A. Rubinstein, University of Maryland
(11155833)

Sunday November 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Geometric Topology: A Celebration of Jim West's 70th Birthday, IV
Room 102, Scott Hall Organizers: Alexandre Dranishnikov, University of Florida Steve Ferry, Rutgers University Boris Goldfarb, State University of New York at Albany bgoldfarb@albany.edu

3:00 p.m.
Classification Of The Set of Cocompact Proper Pseudofree Group Actions on Contractible Manifolds.
Frank Connolly*, University of Notre Dame
James F. Davis, Indiana University
Qayum Khan, Saint Louis University
(111557151)

3:30 p.m.
Coloring of Maps on Euclidean Spaces.
Dennis Burke, Miami University
Raushan Buzyakova*, New York, New York
Alex Chigogidze, Republic of Georgia, Canada, USA
(11155849)

4:00 p.m.
From fibrations to nonlinear similarity.
Mark Steinberger*, University at Albany
(111557122)

4:30 p.m.
Dehn functions of mapping tori of rightangled Artin groups.
Kristen Pueschel, Cornell University
Timothy Riley*, Cornell University
(11152098)

5:00 p.m.
Shape theory and aperiodic tilings.
Ross Geoghegan*, Binghamton University (SUNY)
(111555302)

Sunday November 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Geometry of Groups, Surfaces and 3manifolds, IV
Room 103, Scott Hall Organizers: Abhijit Champanerkar, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, City University of New York abhijit@math.csi.cuny.edu Feng Luo, Rutgers University Joseph Maher, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, City University of New York

3:00 p.m.
Volume density spectrum and biperiodic alternating links.
Ilya Kofman*, College of Staten Island and The Graduate Center, CUNY
Abhijit Champanerkar, College of Staten Island, The Graduate Center, CUNY, and Columbia University
Jessica Purcell, Monash University and IAS
(111557366)

3:30 p.m.
Quantifying separability properties of rightangled Artin groups.
Priyam Patel*, Purdue University
Khalid BouRabee, The City College of New York
Mark F. Hagen, University of Cambridge
(111520329)

4:00 p.m.
Coarse hyperbolicity and closed orbits for quasigeodesic flows.
Steven Frankel*, Yale
(111557101)

4:30 p.m.
Braided cobordisms and the braid rank of a knot.
Mark C Hughes*, Brigham Young University
(111557368)

Sunday November 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Modern Schubert Calculus, IV
Room 114, Scott Hall Organizers: Anders Buch, Rutgers University asbuch@rutgers.edu Chris Woodward, Rutgers University

Sunday November 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Multiscale Methods in Cell and Developmental Biology, IV
Room 205, Scott Hall Organizers: Anastasios Matzavinos, Brown University Chuan Xue, Ohio State University cxue@math.osu.edu

Sunday November 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Number Theory, Spectral Theory, and Homogeneous Dynamics, IV
Room 202, Scott Hall Organizers: Dubi Kelmer, Boston College dubi.kelmer@bc.edu Alex Kontorovich, Rutgers University

3:00 p.m.
The Selberg trace formula as a Dirichlet series.
Min Lee*, University of Bristol
Andrew R Booker, University of Bristol
(111511351)

4:00 p.m.
Effective equidistribution of certain adelic periods.
Manfred Einsiedler, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
Gregory Margulis, Yale University
Amir Mohammadi*, The University of Texas at Austin
Akshay Venkatesh, Stanford University
(11151185)

5:00 p.m.
A Dirichlet Theorem for Rank 1 Elliptic Curves.
Keith Merrill*, Brandeis University
Lior Fishman, University of North Texas
Tue Ly, Brandeis University
David Simmons, University of York
(111511338)

Sunday November 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:45 p.m.
Special Session on Partial Differential Equations in Geometric Analysis, IV
Room 214, Scott Hall Organizers: Jeffrey Case, Princeton University jscase@math.princeton.edu Alice Chang, Princeton University Yi Wang, Johns Hopkins University and Institute for Advanced Study

Sunday November 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Probability, Combinatorics and Statistical Mechanics, IV
Room 207, Scott Hall Organizers: Nayantara Bhatnagar, University of Delaware Brian Rider, Temple University brian.rider@temple.edu Douglas Rizzolo, University of Delaware

Sunday November 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Representations of Reductive Groups, IV
Room 204, Scott Hall Organizers: Jeffrey Adams, University of Maryland Stephen D. Miller, Rutgers University miller@math.rutgers.edu David Vogan, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

3:00 p.m.
Generalized and degenerate Whittaker models.
Raul Gomez, Department of Mathematics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Dmitry Gourevitch, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Siddhartha Sahi*, Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
(111522132)

3:30 p.m.
Residual Eisenstein series connected to unipotent unitary representations.
Joseph Hundley, University at Buffalo
Stephen D. Miller*, Rutgers University
(111522369)

4:00 p.m.
Combinatorics in the constant term.
Joseph A Hundley*, University at Buffalo (SUNY)
(111511388)

4:30 p.m.
On cuspidality of global Arthur packets of quasisplit classical groups.
Baiying Liu*, Institute for Advance Study
(111511190)

5:00 p.m.
On the Orbit Theorems of Hodge Theory.
Wilfried Schmid*, Harvard University
(111522254)

Sunday November 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Special Session on Smooth and Symbolic Ergodic Theory, IV
Room 203, Scott Hall Organizers: Andrey Gogolev, State University of New York at Binghamton Federico Rodriguez Hertz, Pennsylvania State University Zhiren Wang, Pennsylvania State University zhirenw@psu.edu

Sunday November 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Topological Data Analysis: Computations, Statistics, and Applications, IV
Room 206, Scott Hall Organizers: Miroslav Kramar, Rutgers University Rachel Levanger, Rutgers University rachel@math.rutgers.edu

3:00 p.m.
Dynamical timeseries analysis for Morse decomposition  an application to meteorological data with noise.
Hiroshi Kokubu*, Department of Mathematics, Kyoto University, Japan
(111537318)

3:30 p.m.
Morse decomposition of regulatory networks via determining nodes.
Hiroe Oka*, Ryukoku Uiversity, Japan
(111537328)

4:00 p.m.
Using Persistent Homology to Describe Convection Experiments and Simulations.
Jeffrey Tithof*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Balachandra Suri, Georgia Institute of Technology
Miroslav Kram\'ar, Rutgers University
Rachel Levanger, Rutgers University
Mu Xu, Virginia Tech
Mark Paul, Virginia Tech
Konstantin Mischaikow, Rutgers University
Michael F. Schatz, Georgia Institute of Technology
(111554396)

Sunday November 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers, II
Room 215, Scott Hall

3:00 p.m.
Three Results on making change (An Exposition).
William Gasarch, University of Maryland
Naveen J Raman*, Richard Montgomery High School
(11150568)

3:15 p.m.
The Unreliability of Paths in the Neighbor Component Order Edge Connectivity Network Model.
Michael Robert Yatauro*, Penn State UniversityBrandywine
(11150587)

3:30 p.m.
Using SAT Solvers to find Ramseytype Numbers.
Burcu Canakci, Bilkent University
Hannah Christenson, Pomona College
Robert Fleischman, Montgomery Blair High School
William Gasarch, University of Maryland  College Park
Nicole McNabb*, Swarthmore College
Daniel Smolyak, Atholton High School
(111505156)

3:45 p.m.
TALK CANCELLED: Parking Functions and the Square Paths Conjecture.
Emily Sergel Leven*, UC San Diego
(111505314)

4:00 p.m.
Colorings of Graphs without Rainbow or Monochromatic Subgraphs.
Wayne Goddard*, Clemson University
(11150591)

4:15 p.m.
Primary Pseudoperfect Numbers, Arithmetic Progressions, and the Erd\H{o}sMoser Equation.
Jonathan Sondow*, New York, NY
Kieren MacMillan, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
(111511281)

4:30 p.m.
Sums of zeroes in the ArthurSelberg Trace Formula.
Tian An Wong*, CUNY Graduate Center
(11151112)

4:45 p.m.
Primes And Primitive roots.
Nelson Carella*, CUNYBronx Community College, Bronx, New York
(111511204)

5:00 p.m.
One side invertible matrices.
Birhanu Mulat Addis*, University of Gondar
(11151562)

Sunday November 15, 2015, 3:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
Session on Session for Contributed Papers, III
Room 219, Scott Hall

3:00 p.m.
Some results on the geometry near infinity of shrinking gradient Ricci solitons.
Bennett Chow*, University of California, San Diego
Peng Lu, University of Oregon
(11155319)

3:15 p.m.
Simple Invariants of Tricolored Knots.
Ken Perko*, Scarsdale, New York
(11159763)

3:30 p.m.
Special Configurations of Triangle Centers.
Hyun Jin Kim*, Hofstra University
Hyun Sun Kim, Hofstra University
(11155225)

3:45 p.m.
An Extension of a Multiplicative Coboundary Theorem for Some Sequences of Random Matrices.
Steven T Morrow*, Wentworth Institute of Technology
(111560406)

4:00 p.m.
Adaptive BDDC methods for problems posed in $H(div)$.
DukSoon Oh*, Rutgers University
Olof B. Widlund, Courant Institute
Clark R. Dohrmann, Sandia National Laboratories
Stefano Zampini, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
(111565269)

4:15 p.m.
Solving the Square Triangle Picking Problem Using a New Method.
Yooseob Jung, Choice Research Group
Seung Yoon Lee*, Choice Research Group
Richard Kyung, Choice Research Group
(111551413)

4:30 p.m.
A Study on the Optimization of Wheelchair Geometry Using Mathematical and Mechanical Analysis.
Joo Hyun Kim, Choice Research Group
William Xiao*, Choice Research Group
Richard Kyung, Choice Research Group
(111570412)

4:45 p.m.
Application of a Sequence for Cost Effective Building Construction.
Joon Hyung Lee*, Brooks School
Richard Kyung, Choice Research Group
(111570407)

5:00 p.m.
On the threedimensional interaction between flexible fibers and fluid flow.
Bogdan G Nita*, Montclair State University
Ashwin Vaidya, Montclair State University
Ryan Allaire, Montclair State University
(111576154)

5:15 p.m.
Using 3DPrinting in Teaching Multivariable Calculus.
Ziyue Guo*, Marlboro College
(111597394)
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