2014 CMS Winter Meeting

McMaster University, December 5 - 8, 2014

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- [Joint], Chantal Buteau and Miroslav Lovric - Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century — Rethinking Curriculum : Introduction
- [Joint], Shay Fuchs and Jaimal Thind - Once we teach, what do we ask?
- [Panel], PANEL DISCUSSION: Hichem Ben-El-Mechaiekh, Nadia Hardy, Dragana Martinovic, Yvan St-Aubin - PANEL DISCUSSION: What is the mathematics we ‘should’ teach and the pedagogy we ‘should’ use in this XXIst Century?

- Abo, Hiro
- Addario-Berry, Louigi
- Adrian, Moshe - The Local Converse Problem for GL(n,F)
- al-Arydah, Mo'tassem
- Alam, Jahrul
- Alfakih, Abdo - A New Semidefinite Farkas lemma and the dimensional rigidity of bar frameworks
- Anderson, Dave
- Antil, Harbir - Optimal control of a free boundary problem
- Anvari, Nima - Cyclic Group Actions on Contractible Four-Manifolds
- Argerami, Martin - Classification of finitely generated operator systems
- Arguin, Louis-Pierre - Probabilistic approach for the maxima of the Riemann Zeta function on the critical line
- Asaduzzaman, Sarder Mohammed - The coexistence or replacement of two subtypes of influenza
- Astor, Eric - Asymptotic density, immunity, and randomness
- Attwell-Duval, Dylan - Counting cusps for orthogonal Shimura varieties
- Auger-Méthé, Marie - Tackling the challenges of fitting movement models to marine data
- Awanou, Gerard - Analysis of numerical methods for the Monge-Amp\`ere equation

- Badescu, Alex
- Badin, Gualtiero - Hydrodynamic Nambu Brackets derived by Geometric Constraints
- Balan, Raluca - Intermittency for the stochastic wave and heat equations with fractional noise in time
- Baldwin, John - A refinement of the Ozsvath-Szabo contact invariant
- Bar-Natan, Dror
- Bauschke, Heinz
- Beiko, Robert - When Phylogenetic Trees Can’t Agree: Building a coherent network of microbial gene sharing
- Belair, Jacques
- Belanger, David - The jump of an ideal of degrees
- Biermann, Jennifer
- Bihlo, Alexander
- Biondini, Gino
- Boatto, Stefanella
- Boij, Mats - Cones of Hilbert Functions
- Boyer, Steve - On the Neumann and Reid conjecture concerning knots with hidden symmetries
- Boyle, Phelim - Beyond Perron Frobenius
- Brauer, Fred - Some simple nosocomial disease transmission models
- Broley, Laura - Computer Programming and the Ideal Undergraduate Mathematics Program: Some Mathematicians' Perspectives
- Brown, Daniel - Fast algorithms for phylogenetic reconstruction of aligned sequeneces
- Bruni, Carmen - The Math Exam/Educational Resources Wiki
- Buono, Pietro-Luciano - Symmetry and Bifurcations in First-order Hyperbolic PDEs with Nonlocal Terms Modelling Animal Aggregation
- Burchard, Almut
- Buteau, Chantal - Undergraduates Learning Programming for Simulation and Investigation of Mathematics Concepts and Real-World Modelling

- Cai, Mingzhong - The join property and low$_2$ r.e.\ degrees
- Calixto, Lucas - Equivariant Map Queer Lie Superalgebras
- Campbell, Sue Ann - Mean Field Analysis of Networks of Neurons
- Campolieti, Joe
- Carlini, Enrico - On the Waring rank of cubics
- Cartwright, Dustin
- Cavers, Michael - Rewiring dynamics on directed graphs
- Cenzer, Douglas - Algorithmically random functions and effective capacity
- Champredon, David
- Chang, Xiangke - A generalized nonisospectral Camassa-Holm equation and its multipeakon solutions
- Chapdelaine, Hugo
- Charette, Francois - Quantum homology of orientable Lagrangian surfaces
- Chen, Yuming - The global stability of an SIRS model with infection age
- Cher, Yuri - On a class of Generalized Derivative Nonlinear Schr\"odinger Equations
- Cheung, Yuen-Lam (Vris) - Efficient and Accurate Solutions for Linear Programs with Bound Constraints
- Cheviakov, Alexei - Nonlinear Equations for Finite-Amplitude Wave Propagation in Fiber-Reinforced Hyperelastic Media
- Chiantini, Luca - On the representation of general forms
- Chih, Ellen - Splittings and computably enumerable sets
- Chugunova, Marina
- Clouatre, Raphael
- Collins, Eric
- Contreras, Andres
- Cooper, Susan
- Cornwell, Chris
- Craig, Walter
- Craig, Walter
- Cressler, Clay
- Crooks, Peter - Generalized Equivariant Cohomology and Stratifications II
- Cunningham, Clifton
- Curry, Eva

- Dagan, Tal - Phylogenomic networks reveal trends and barriers to lateral gene transfer during microbial evolution
- Davidson, Kenneth R. - Noncommutative dilation theory
- Davison, Matt - Modeling Energy Spreads with a Novel Mean-reverting Stochastic Process
- Davison, Trubee
- Dawson, Donald A. - Random walk, percolation and branching systems on the hierarchical group
- Dehghani, Ahad - A Primal-Dual Regularized Interior-Point Method for Semidefinite Programming
- Denham, Graham
- Deza, Antoine - On the polynomial Hirsch conjecture and its continuous analogue
- Ding, Yichuan (Daniel) - An Overloaded Bipartite Queueing System with Scoring-Based Priority Rules
- Dixon, Kael - How black holes give counter-examples to the convexity of the moment map.
- Donald, Andrew
- Dor-On, Adam - C*-envelopes of tensor algebras arising from Markov chains
- Doran, Charles
- Duncan, David - From instantons to quilts with seam degenerations
- Dunphy, Michael
- Dutkay, Dorin - Tiling and scaling properties of spectra of fractals
- Dzhafarov, Damir - Computable, uniform, and strong reductions
- D’Agostino, Santo - Creating Mathematics Curricula for the 21st Century

- Eagle, Chris
- Elliott, George
- Erey, Nursel

- Fan, Guihong - The Bifurcation Study of 1:2 Resonance in a Delayed System of Two Coupled Neurons
- Farah, Ilijas
- Farenick, Doug - Expectation and Bayes rule with quantum random variables
- Faridi, Sara - Multigraded Betti Numbers of monomial ideals I
- Favaro, Stefano - A new tool for nonparametric estimation of species variety with Gibbs-type priors
- Foxall, Eric
- Franz, Matthias
- Fraser, Ailana
- Freitag, James
- Fuller, Adam
- Furino, Steve

- Gaillardetz, Patrice
- Galvao-Sousa, Bernardo
- Galvao-Sousa, Bernardo - Accelerating Fronts in Semilinear Wave Equations
- Gao, Qi - Symmetric vortices of two-component Ginzburg-Landau system
- Garraway, Dale - The role of Structure in an introduction to proofs course.
- Ghasemi, Ali
- Giorgi, Tiziana - Field-induced smectic phases in liquid crystals
- Godin, Shawn
- Goldbring, Isaac - Monad measure spaces and combinatorial number theory
- Golovaty, Dmitry
- Gouhier, Tarik - Coral disease dynamics under environmental change
- Gourdeau, Frédéric
- Gourdeau, Frédéric - Mathematics, technology and curriculum: a complex interaction
- Greene, Joshua
- Gualtieri, Marco
- Guardo, Elena - On the Hilbert functions of points in $\mathbb{P}^1\times \mathbb{P}^1\times \mathbb{P}^1$.
- Guo, Hongbin
- Gupta, Radhey

- Ha, Tai - Algebraic invariants of fiber products
- Hambrook, Kyle
- Han, Deguang - Frames, dilations and related problems
- Hao, Weilong - Estimating evolutionary rates of discrete characters, and its application on genome evolution
- Harbourne, Brian - Survey of recent work on resurgences and the containment problem
- Hardy, Nadia - 1939 – 2014: Can the mathematics undergraduate curriculum catch up? (*)
- Hare, Kathryn - Hausdorff and packing measures of balanced Cantor sets
- Hare, Warren - Numerical Variational Analysis
- Harizanov, Valentina - Interaction of computability theory and computable algebra
- Harper, Eric
- Harrison-Trainor, Matthew - Independence in computable algebra
- Hart, Bradd
- Hartz, Michael
- Hedden, Matt - Obstructing the existence of algebraic curves in $\mathbb{C}P^2$ with prescribed singularities
- Henrich, Douglas - Mathematical Ethics: Values, Valences and Virtues
- Herdman, Liv
- Hieronymi, Philipp - Expansions of the ordered additive group of real numbers by two discrete subgroups
- Higgs, Paul - Phylogenetic models of bacterial genome evolution incorporating gene insertion and deletion and horizontal gene transfer
- Hildum, Alyson - Topological 4-manifolds with RAAG fundamental groups
- Hirani, Anil
- Hirschfeldt, Denis - Homogeneous sets for colorings of $\mathbb N$
- Holden, Tyler - Generalized Equivariant Cohomology and Stratifications I
- Hoppe, Fred
- Hossain, Mohammad Alamgir - Numerical modelling of the nonhydrostatic mesoscale stratified flows
- Humphries, Tony - Modelling myelopoiesis with state-dependent delay differential equations
- Hunt, Spencer
- Huo, Xi
- Hurtubise, Jacques
- Hyndman, Cody

- Igusa, Gregory - Cohen 1-generics and the finite intersection principle
- Ilie, Silvana - Effective methods for stochastic biochemical kinetics
- Iosevich, Alex

- Jaimungal, Sebastian - A Mean-Field Gama Approach To Optimal Execution
- Jeffrey, Lisa
- Jerrard, Robert L
- Jiang, Xingpeng
- Johnston, Reese - Complexity of binary trees of uncountable height
- Jorgensen, Palle - Representation theoretic questions connected to the spectral/tile question.
- Junkins, Caroline - The Steinberg basis and the twisted gamma-filtration

- Kalimullin, Iskander - Index sets and enumerability of families
- Kani, Ernst
- Karshon, Yael
- Karu, Kalle - Non-finitely generated Cox rings
- Kaveh, Kiumars
- Keegan, Lindsay
- Kennedy, Matthew
- Kevlahan, Nicholas - A dynamically adaptive wavelet-based method for the shallow water equations on the icosahedral sphere
- Kevlahan, Nicholas - Compressive sampling for energy spectrum estimation of turbulent flows
- Khanafer, Ali
- Khovanskii, Askold - Algebraic geometry, Newton polyhedra and Newton--Okounkov bodies
- Khovanskii, Askold - Newton polyhedra and irreducible components of complete intersection
- Knight, Julia - Comparing two versions of the reals using computability
- Kolountzakis, Mihalis - Riesz bases of exponentials for domains that tile multiply with a lattice
- Kondratieva, Margo - On the importance of combining new and old mathematical ideas
- Konrad, Bernhard
- Korotkin, Dmitry
- Kouritzin, Michael
- Ku, Hyejin
- Kulik, Rafal
- Kushner, Paul
- Kutluhan, Cagatay
- Kuznetsov, Alexey - Examples of maturity randomization in Levy-driven models

- Laca, Marcelo - von Neumann algebras of strongly connected higher rank graphs
- Lai, Chun-Kit - Fuglede's and generalized Fuglede's conjecture on ${\mathbb R}^1$
- Lamb, Kevin
- Lamy, Xavier - Uniaxial symmetry and `biaxial escape' in nematic liquid crystals
- Lan, Kunquan - Diffusive logistic models with harvesting rate functions
- Lane, Jeremy - Convexity and fiber connectedness in integrable systems.
- Lange, Karen - Classifying $\mathcal{D}$-maximal sets
- Langford, Bill - Huygens' clocks revisited
- LeBlanc, Victor - Lattice symmetry breaking perturbations for spiral waves
- Lei, Antonio - Universal norm of crystalline classes
- Lemay, Joel - Geometric Fock Space Representations of Affine sl(n) and gl(n)
- Lempp, Steffen - Kalimullin pairs and definability in the enumeration degrees
- Levine, Adam - Satellite operators and piecewise-linear concordance.
- Li, Deli - A Characterization of a New Type of Strong Law of Large Numbers
- Li, Michael - Developing a Mathematical Modeling Approach to Public Health Assessment: HIV in China as a Case Study
- Lim, Men Fai
- Liu, Xinzhi - A generalized invariance principle for infectious disease models with switching and pulse control
- Lovric, Miroslav and Chantal Buteau [Joint] - Undergraduate Mathematics Education in 21st Century — Rethinking Curriculum : Introduction
- Lovric, Miroslav - What Everyone is Talking About: Math for the 21st Century
- Luk, Kevin - Logarithmic Courant Algebroids
- Lupini, Martino - Uniqueness, homogeneity, and universality of the noncommutative Gurarij space
- Luther, Matthew

- MacLachlan, Scott
- Madras, Neal - Random 312-Avoiding Permutations
- Magpantay, Felicia - Fitting models of imperfect vaccines to pertussis incidence data
- Makarov, Roman
- Malliaris, Maryanthe
- Mamolo, Ami - An argument for the unconventional in undergraduate mathematics education
- Mamon, Rogemar S
- Mangahas, Johanna
- Manon, Christopher
- Mantero, Paolo - On a conjecture by G. V. Chudnovsky
- Marcoux, Laurent
- Marikova, Jana
- Marks, Andrew - Poly-time Turing reducibility is universal
- Mayes, Sarah
- McCann, Robert - The spectrum for a family of fourth order diffusions near the self-similar attractor
- McCarthy, Ethan - Counting periodic billiard paths on some tessellating polygons
- McCluskey, Connell - Disease Models with Immigration
- McLeish, Don L. - Convergence of the Discrete Variance Swap in Time-Homogeneous Diffusion Models
- Meadows, Tyler
- Melkoumian, Sergei
- Melnikov, Alexander - Torsion-free abelian groups and infinite divisibility
- Mendivil, Franklin
- Meng, Keng - Diamond embeddings and minimal pairs in the r.e. truth table degrees
- Metel, Michael - Chance Constrained Optimization for Parimutuel Horse Race Betting
- Metzler, Adam
- Mezo, Paul - Twisted endoscopy in the framework of Adams-Barbasch-Vogan
- Mideo, Nicole
- Migliore, Juan - Secant varieties to the varieties of reducible hypersurfaces
- Mingo, Jamie
- Moosa, Rahim - Differential fields with free operators
- Moraru, Ruxandra
- Morsky, Bryce
- Moursi, Walaa
- Mracek, James - Betti Numbers of Symplectic Quotients of Based Loop Groups
- Murty, Kumar

- Nagloo, Ronnie
- Nahornick, Ashley - Is Calculus Really Necessary
- Ndifon, Wilfred
- Nevins, Monica - Branching to the derived group of length-one toral supercuspidal representations
- Nikolaev, Nikita
- Niu, Zhuang
- Novoseltsev, Andrey - Reflections on Increasing Use of Software in Teaching Mathematical Optimization

- O'Dwyer, James
- Odesski, Alexander - Non-homogeneous systems of hydrodynamic type possessing Lax representations
- Oneto, Alessandro - A Waring problem with higher degree terms

- Papst, Irena
- Patel, Sanjay
- Pelinovsky, Dmitry - Orbital stability of periodic waves and black solitons in the cubic defocusing NLS equation
- Phillips, Jason
- Poole, David - Flattening the Mathematics Curriculum
- Portalier, Sébastien
- Porter, Christopher - Initial segment complexity and randomness for computable measures
- Poulin, Francis - Simple Models of Oceanic Fronts
- Protas, Bartosz - Probing Fundamental Bounds in Hydrodynamics Using Variational Optimization Methods
- Pugh, Mary - Special Solutions in Smectic Electroconvection

- Rahman, S.M. Ashrafur - Modelling the impact of early versus late antiretroviral treatment on HIV epidemics
- Ramsey, Chris - The semicrossed product algebra of a dynamical system
- Rault, Patrick - Using inquiry-based learning to teach proofs.
- Raymond, Laure St.
- Reimann, Jan - Algorithmically random point processes
- Remillard, Bruno
- Rennet, Alex
- Ressor, Mark
- Riglioni, Danilo - Superintegrable systems with spin induced by coalgebra symmetry
- Rochon, Frédéric - A Cheeger-Müller theorem on manifolds with cusps
- Rolfsen, Dale - Generalized torsion in knot groups
- Rosati, Dora
- Rosenthal, Jeffrey - From Coins to Polls to Monte Carlo
- Rowe, Daniel - Lusztig Slices in the Affine Grassmannian
- Ruberman, Daniel - Smooth structures on contractible 4-manifolds

- Sajedi, Masoumeh - Two-dimensional superintegrable quantum systems with potentials expressed in terms of Painlevé transcendents
- Samuelson, Peter - Character varieties and a deformed peripherial map
- Sands, Jonathan - Zeta-functions and Finiteness of the Number of Ideal Classes in Quaternion Orders
- Saunders, David - Lower Tail Independence of Diffusion Hitting Times
- Schweber, Noah - Computability and structures in generic extensions
- Scott, Matthew
- Scranton, Katherine
- Selmane, Schehrazad - Forecast of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Incidence using Temperature
- Sendov, Hristo - Loci of complex polynomials
- Sendova, Kristina - On a perturbed dual risk model with dependence between inter-gain times and gain sizes
- Sethurajan, Athinthra - Reconstruction of State-Dependant Material Properties and Its Application in Electrochemical Systems
- Seyyadali, Reza
- Sharifi, Romyar
- Shimabukuro, Yusuke - Nonlinear waves in the integrable systems
- Shin, Yong Su - The Minimal Free Graded Resolution of A Star-Configuration in $\mathbb P^n$
- Shokrieh, Farbod - Faithful Tropicalization of Abelian Varieties
- Shramchenko, Vasilisa - Poncelet theorem and Painlevé VI
- Sigal, Israel
- Simard, Clarence - General model for limit order book and market orders
- Sinclair, Peter
- Skoufranis, Paul - Free Probability for Pairs of Faces
- Smith, Greg - Parliaments of polytopes and toric vector bundles
- Smith?, Robert - Can mathematics change the world? Insights into policy changes using HPV modelling as an example
- Solow, Daniel - What an Ideal Transition Course Should (and Should Not) Be...in My Opinion
- Song, Yanli
- Stastna, Marek - Swimming Plankton: Limit cycles and the effect of intrinsic vs extrinsic noise
- Stechlinski, Peter - Control strategies for a seasonal model of chikungunya disease
- Stern, Ari
- Sun, Wei - New criteria for Hunt’s hypothesis (H) of Levy processes
- Swishchuk, Anatoliy - Volatility Derivatives: History, Ideas and Developments
- Szemberg, Tomasz - On Sylvester-Gallai Theorem for conics

- Tam, Geo Kam-Fai
- Taylor, Keith - Groups with essentially a one point dual
- Teitler, Zach - Lower bound for ranks of invariant forms
- Teslya, Alexandra
- Thamrongthanyalak, Athipat - Continuous Definable Skolem Functions in O-minimal Structures
- Thierry, Adrien
- Thind, Jaimal and Shay Fuchs [Joint] - Once we teach, what do we ask?
- Thomas, Hugh
- Thompson, Alan - Degenerations of Plane Sextics
- Topaloglu, Ihsan - Nonlocal attractive-repulsive interaction energies of binary densities
- Troitsky, Vladimir

- Ugurcan, Baris - Whitney-type Problems and Haar Expansions on the Sierpinski Gasket

- Vanneste, Jacques - Interactions between near-inertial waves and mean flow in the ocean
- Vanneste, Jacques - The atmosphere and ocean as two-time-scale systems
- Vass, József - On the Exact Convex Hull of IFS Fractals
- Vicente-Colmenares, Alejandra
- Viola, Maria-Grazia
- Vougalter, Vitali - Existence of stationary solutions for some nonlocal reaction-diffusion equations

- Waite, Michael
- Walker, Steve
- Wan, Andy - The multiplier method to construct conservative finite difference schemes for ordinary and partial differential equations
- Wang, Kun
- Wang, Lin - Biological systems with multiple stable states
- Wang, Qingyun - Regularity property and actions with the weak tracial Rokhlin property
- Wang, Shawn Xianfu - Weak subdifferentials, rl-density and maximal monotonicity
- Wang, Xiaoying - Modeling the trait in fear of predators
- Weatherby, Chester - Underprepared for first year Mathematics: Now what?
- Weber, Eric - Fourier Frames for the Cantor-4 Set
- Weedermann, Marion - Optimization of biogas production in a model for anaerobic digestion
- Wehlau, David - Hilbert Functions of Graded Gorenstein Ideals with an $S_n$-action.
- Weiss, Al
- Wesslen, Maria
- Westrick, Linda - Comparing subshifts in $\mathbb{Z}$ and $\mathbb{Z}^2$
- Whiteley, Walter - Spatial Reasoning and Communication: Core Mathematics Curriculum
- Wiersma, Matt - C*-norms for tensor products of discrete group C*-algebras
- Wolf, Thomas
- Wolf, Yuri - Turbulent genomes: quantification of gene acquisition, loss and displacement in prokaryotes
- Wolkowicz, Henry - Coordinate Shadows of Semi-definite and Euclidean Distance Matrix Completions
- Wu, Jianhong
- Wylie, William - Positive weighted sectional curvature

- Xiao, Yanyu

- Yang, Dilian
- Yazdani, Soroosh

- Zee, Kris Van Der
- Zhang, Wenjing - Rich dynamical behaviors arise in a 2-dimensional disease model with convex incidence
- Zhang, Xiangwen - Minkowski formulae and Alexandrov's theorems in spacetimes
- Zhang, Xiangwen - Alexandrov's Uniqueness theorems
- Zhao, Xiaoqiang - Propagation Phenomena for A Reaction and Diffusion Model with Seasonal Succession
- Zhou, Xiaowen - Some Support Properties of $\Lambda$-Fleming-Viot Processes with Brownian Spatial Motion
- Zhou, Youzhou - Some Large Deviation Principles and Law of Large Numbers for Random Energy Model
- Zhu, Huaiping - Bifurcation of limit cycles in predator-prey models, canard cycles and Hilbert's 16th problem
- Zinchenko, Yuriy - On a shortest 2-path problem
- Zou, Xingfu - Budding vs lysis---- on viral release strategies in virus replication