2014 CMS Summer Meeting

University of Manitoba, June 6 - 9, 2014


Schedule - by Session

Detailed session schedules will be posted on the web site beginning in late October. Once the schedules are made available to us by the organizers, we will post them as quickly as possible. Please note that schedules are subject to change without notice. Please note that all scientific sessions will be held at the Delta Winnipeg

Algebraic Tools and Design Theory
Org: Robert Craigen (Manitoba)
Saturday June 7  (Meeting Room 8, Convention Centre)
10:00 - 10:55 Skype Round Table with Dane Flannery (NUI, Galway)
11:00 - 11:25 Ferenc Szollosi (Tohoku University), Modular Combinatorial Designs
14:00 - 14:25 Peter Loly (Manitoba), "Multimagic" Latin Squares
14:30 - 14:55 John Van Rees (Manitoba), The Relationship between (16,6,3)-BIBDs and (25,12) Binary Self-Orthogonal Codes
16:15 - 16:40 Hadi Kharaghani (Lethbridge)
16:45 - 17:10 Robert Craigen (Manitoba), Supercharging the 'Unreal' construction for Hadamard and Generalized Hadamard matrices
Org: Michael Coons (University of Newcastle, Austrailia) and Patrick Ingram (Colorado State University)
Saturday June 7  (Westminster)
10:00 - 10:25 Karl Dilcher (Dalhousie), Pairs of reciprocal quadratic congruences involving primes
10:30 - 10:55 Wentang Kuo (Waterloo), On Erdos-Pomerance conjecture
11:00 - 11:25 James Parks (Lethbridge), Low-lying zeros of elliptic curve $L$-functions: Beyond the ratios conjecture
16:15 - 16:40 Adam Felix (Lethbridge), On invariants of elliptic curves on average
16:45 - 17:10 Carmen Bruni (UBC), Twisted extensions of Fermat's Last Theorem
17:15 - 17:40 Stephen Choi (SFU), On a Problem of Bourgain Concerning the Lp Norms of Exponential Sums
Sunday June 8  (Westminster)
8:30 - 8:55 Kevin Hare (Waterloo), Simultaneous beta-expansions
9:00 - 9:25 Jonas Jankauskas (Waterloo), On Littlewood Polynomials with Prescribed Number of Zeros Inside the Unit Disk
9:30 - 9:55 Amir Akbary (Lethbridge), On the greatest prime factor of some divisibility sequences
Complex Analysis and Function Spaces
Org: Eric Schippers and Nina Zorboska (Manitoba)
Saturday June 7  (Campaign A)
10:00 - 10:25 Oliver Roth (Universität Würzburg), The Schramm-Loewner equation for multiple slits
10:30 - 10:55 Richard Fournier (Dawson College), An interpolation formula for the derivative of a polynomial
11:00 - 11:25 Bryan Penfound (Winnipeg), Matrix vector products of the coefficients of the conformal welding maps
14:00 - 14:25 Nadya Askaripour (University of Cincinnati), Poincar\'e series operator on spaces of automorphic forms
14:30 - 14:55 Zeljko Cuckovic (University of Toledo), From the $\overline{\partial}$-Neumann operator to Axler-Zheng Theorem
16:15 - 16:40 Flavia Colonna (George Mason University), Norm and essential norms of weighted composition operators acting on reproducing kernel Hilbert spaces of analytic functions.
16:45 - 17:10 Rachel Weir (Allegheny College), Normal Weighted Composition Operators on Weighted Dirichlet Spaces
17:15 - 17:40 Tom Ransford (Université Laval), One-box conditions for Carleson measures for the Dirichlet space
Sunday June 8  (Campaign A)
9:00 - 9:25 Tatyana Barron (Western University), Toeplitz operators on K\"ahler and hyperk\"ahler manifolds.
9:30 - 9:55 David Radnell (American University of Sharjah), Determinant Line Bundles in Conformal Field Theory
14:00 - 14:25 Stamatis Pouliasis (Université Laval), Condenser capacity, exponential Blaschke products and universal covering maps
14:30 - 14:55 Oleg Ivrii (Harvard University), Lavaurs-Epstein boundary
16:15 - 16:40 David Minda (University of Cincinnati), Rescaling non-uniformly Lipschitz sequences
16:45 - 17:10 Brock Williams (Texas Tech University), Biological Applications of Conformal Invariants
17:15 - 17:40 Myrto Manolaki (Western), Holomorphic functions with universal Taylor series and their boundary behaviour
Contributed Papers
Org: A. Bass Bagayogo (Université de Saint-Boniface)
Sunday June 8  (Albert)
8:30 - 8:55 Abdus Sattar Mia (Saskatchewan), Conservation laws of the nonlinear two-fluid model
9:00 - 9:25 Marco Antonio Pérez (Québec), Relative extensions and natural transformations from disk and sphere chain complexes
9:30 - 9:55 M. Carol Williams (Texas Tech University), Strengthening the Mathematical Content Knowledge of In-Service Teachers
Graphs and Hypergraphs
Org: David Gunderson (Manitoba), Bill Kocay (Manitoba) and Ortrud Oellermann (Winnipeg)
Saturday June 7  (Meeting Room 12, Convention Centre)
10:00 - 10:25 Anthony Bonato (Ryerson), Independence densities of hypergraphs
10:30 - 10:55 Richard Brewster (Thompson Rivers University), The complexity of signed graph homomorphisms
11:00 - 11:25 Stephen Finbow (St. Francis Xavier), Vertex Colouring of Plane Graphs with Restrictions Given by Faces
14:00 - 14:25 David Pike (Memorial), Brushing without capacity restrictions
14:30 - 14:55 Donald L. Kreher (Michigan Tech.), Vertex-Transitive Graphs Of Prime-Squared Order Are Hamilton-Decomposable
16:15 - 16:40 Andrei Gagarin (Royal Holloway College), The bondage number of graphs on topological surfaces and Teschner's conjecture
16:45 - 17:10 Matthew Skala (Manitoba), Cycle-maximal graphs of fixed girth
17:15 - 17:40 Pawel Pralat (Ryerson), Power of $k$ choices in the process of generating rainbow spanning trees in random graphs
Sunday June 8  (Meeting Room 12, Convention Centre)
8:00 - 8:25 Henry Wolkowicz (Waterloo), Coordinate Shadows of Semi-definite and Euclidean Distance Matrix Completions
8:30 - 8:55 Shonda Gosselin (Winnipeg), Metric Dimension of circulant graphs and Cayley hypergraphs
9:00 - 9:25 Joy Morris (Lethbridge), The isomorphism problem for Cayley graphs
9:30 - 9:55 Karen Meagher (Regina), Graph Theory and the Erd\H{o}s-Ko-Rado Theorem
14:00 - 14:25 Kieka Mynhardt (University of Victoria), Edgeless Graphs are the Only Universal Fixers
14:30 - 14:55 Magaret-Ellen Messinger (Mt. Allison), Elimination Schemes and Lattices
16:15 - 16:40 Karen Gunderson (Heibronn Institute, University of Bristol), Time for graph bootstrap percolation
16:45 - 17:10 Jason Brown (Dalhousie), G-Convexity of Graphs
17:15 - 17:40 Jeannette Janssen (Dalhousie), Uniform linear embeddings of random graphs
Gröbner Bases and Computer Algebra
Org: Murray Bremner (Saskatchewan), Jaydeep Chipalkatti (Manitoba), Sara Madariaga (Saskatchewan), R. Padmanabhan (Manitoba) and Yang Zhang (Manitoba)
Saturday June 7  (Campaign B)
10:00 - 10:35 Greg Reid (Western), Approximate symmetry analysis
10:40 - 11:15 Anatoly Koryukin (Sobolev Institute of Mathematics), Gröbner-Shirshov bases of the Lie algebras $A_n^+$, $B_n^+$, $C_n^+$, $D_n^+$
13:45 - 14:20 Marc Moreno Maza (Western), On Fulton's Algorithm for Computing Intersection Multiplicities in Higher Dimension
14:25 - 15:00 Xiangui Zhao (Manitoba), Gelfand-Kirillov dimension of modules over differential difference algebras
16:15 - 16:50 William Sit (The City College of The City University of New York), On Rota's Problem, Differential Type and Rota-Baxter Type Algebras
17:00 - 17:35 Sara Madariaga (University of Saskatchewan), Jordan quadruple systems
Sunday June 8  (Campaign B)
8:45 - 9:20 Xuan Liu (Western), Algorithms for finding Lie superalgebra structure of regular super differential equations
9:25 - 10:00 Michael Monagan (SFU)
13:45 - 14:20 Hossein Iraghi Moghaddam (Manitoba), On Semigroups admitting Commutators or Conjugates
14:25 - 15:00 R. Padmanabhan (Manitoba), Algebra and Geometry with Computers
16:15 - 16:50 J.D. Phillips (Northern Michigan University), On Bruck Loops
17:00 - 17:35 Michael Kinyon (University of Denver), Loop Theory and Automated Deduction
Monday June 9  (Campaign B)
8:30 - 9:30 Yuqun Chen (School of Mathematical Sciences, South China Normal University), Gr\"{o}bner-Shirshov bases for semirings
Innovation and outreach in mathematics education
Org: Darja Kalajdzievska (University of Manitoba) and Anna Stokke (University of Winnipeg)
Saturday June 7  (Strathcona)
10:00 - 10:25 Sherry Mantyka (Memorial), Developing Automatic Recall of Basic Skills in Mathematics
10:30 - 10:55 Mile Krajcevski (University of South Florida), Challenges with using visual representations in undergraduate mathematics
11:00 - 11:25 Darja Kalajdzievska (Manitoba), Taking Math Students from 'Blah' to 'Aha': What Can We Do?
14:00 - 14:25 Bryan Penfound (Winnipeg), The Flipped Classroom Model in Post-Secondary Education
14:30 - 14:55 David Leeming (Victoria), The Math Mania Outreach Program
16:15 - 16:40 Stephen Wilson (Johns Hopkins), Textbooks and real world problems
16:45 - 17:10 Rossitza Marinova (Concordia), Increasing the Appreciation of Mathematics in Canada through the Canadian Math Kangaroo Contest
17:15 - 17:40 Miroslav Lovric (McMaster), Advanced Math Problem-Solving Course at McMaster
Sunday June 8  (Strathcona)
8:00 - 8:25 Anna Stokke (Winnipeg), Math outreach in Manitoba
9:00 - 9:25 Malgorzata Dubiel (SFU), Remedial Flipped
9:30 - 9:55 R. Padmanabhan (Manitoba), Mathematical Hobbies for the iGeneration
14:00 - 14:25 Gerda de Vries (Alberta), Hands-On-Heads-On Activities for the Discovery of Mathematics in Elementary Schools
14:30 - 14:55 Tara Taylor (St Francis Xavier), Mathematical Variations on Woven Figure Eights
16:15 - 16:40 Roberta LaHaye (Mount Royal), Integrating Mathematics and Art for Pre-Service Elementary Teachers
16:45 - 17:10 Pamini Thangarajah (Mount Royal), Mathematics Minor for Elementary Education at MRU: An Innovative Collaboration with Education
Low dimensional topology and geometric group theory
Org: Adam Clay (Manitoba), Eduardo Martínez-Pedroza (Memorial) and Dale Rolfsen (UBC)
Saturday June 7  (Meeting Room 11, Convention Centre)
10:00 - 10:25 Maxime Bergeron (British Columbia), The Topology of Representation Spaces
10:30 - 10:55 Khalid Bou-Rabee (University of Minnesota - Twin Cities), Full residual finiteness growths of nilpotent groups
11:00 - 11:25 Inna Bumagin (Carleton), Free Lyndon length functions and CAT(0) spaces
14:00 - 14:25 Adam Clay (Manitoba), Bi-orderability of fundamental groups of $3$-manifolds
14:30 - 14:55 Spencer Dowdall (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Fibrations and polynomial invariants for free-by-cyclic groups
16:15 - 16:40 Jonathan Lemaire-Beaucage (Université du Québec à Montréal), Left-orderability of the fundamental group of the double branched cover of links
16:45 - 17:10 Daniel Woodhouse (McGill), Virtually Special Tubular Groups
Sunday June 8  (Meeting Room 11, Convention Centre)
8:30 - 8:55 Tali Pinsky (British Columbia), Geodesics on Surfaces, as Knots.
9:00 - 9:25 Christopher Cappadocia (McMaster), Weak hyperbolic dimension of metric spaces
9:30 - 9:55 Jenny Wilson (University of Chicago), Stability phenomena for sequences of representations of the classical Weyl groups and topological applications
Mathematical Biology
Org: Abba Gumel (Manitoba)
Saturday June 7  (Meeting Room 13)
10:00 - 10:25 Junling Ma (Victoria), Modeling SIS disease dynamics on random contact networks
10:30 - 10:55 Dessalegn Melesse (Manitoba), Understanding heterogeneity in HIV transmission dynamics among high risk populations: a mathematical modeling approach
11:00 - 11:25 Cameron Browne (Vaderbilt University), A Nosocomial Epidemic Model with Room Contamination
14:00 - 14:55 Thomas Hillen (Alberta), Mathematical Modelling with Fully Anisotropic Diffusion
16:15 - 16:40 Ahmed Abdelrazec (York), Spread and control of dengue with limited public health resources
16:45 - 17:10 Fereshteh Nazari (Manitoba)
17:15 - 17:40 Sanling Yuan (University of Shanghai), Dynamics of a stochastic model for algal bloom with and without distributed delay
Sunday June 8  (Meeting Room 13)
8:00 - 8:25 Gerda de Vries (Alberta), Formation of Animal Groups: The Importance of Communication
8:30 - 8:55 Michael Yodzis (Guelph), Dynamics of Pollution-induced Illnesses in Fishing Communities, with Social Feedbacks
9:00 - 9:25 Ali Javame (Manitoba), Role of Pap Screening on HPV Transmission Dynamics
9:30 - 9:55 Zhipeng Qiu (Nanjing University / York), Complex dynamics of a nutrient-plankton system with nonlinear phytoplankton morality and allelopathy
14:00 - 14:55 Huaiping Zhu (York), Modeling and forecasting of West Nile virus
Mathematics: Tools of investigation in cellular and molecular biology
Org: Eric Cytrynbaum (UBC) and Stephanie Portet (Manitoba)
Saturday June 7  (Kildonan)
10:00 - 10:25 Adriana Dawes (Ohio State University), EGF and Notch signalling in Caenorhabditis vulval development
10:30 - 10:55 Aidan Brown (Dalhousie), Ubiquitin and adaptor protein dynamics on mammalian peroxisome membranes
11:00 - 11:25 Stephanie Portet (Manitoba), Modelling intermediate filaments
14:00 - 14:25 Eric Cytrynbaum (UBC), Estimating the bending modulus of a FtsZ bacterial-division protein filament
14:30 - 14:55 Blerta Shtylla (Pomona College, CA), Mathematical models of force generation at the cellular nanoscale: interplay of protein flexibility and diffusion.
16:15 - 16:40 Alexandra Jikine (University of Notre Dame, IN), An interlocked feed-forward loop circuit can explain the phenotypic heterogeneity of fat-cell differentiation.
16:45 - 17:10 Francis Lin (Manitoba), Studying Directed Cell Migration Using Microfluidic Devices and Quantitative Modelling
Numerical Analysis and Engineering Mathematics
Org: A. Bass Bagayogo (Université de Saint-Boniface)
Saturday June 7  (Meeting Room 9, Convention Centre)
10:30 - 10:55 Sherif S. Sherif (Manitoba), Super-resolution in Optical Imaging
Sunday June 8  (Meeting Room 9, Convention Centre)
14:00 - 14:25 Zahra Moussavi (Manitoba)
Monday June 9  (Meeting Room 9, Convention Centre)
9:00 - 9:25 Vladimir Okhmatovski (Manitoba), A Well-Conditioned Non-Iterative Approach to Solution of the Inverse Problem
Preserver problems
Org: Chi-Kwong Li (College of William and Mary), Shaun Lui (Manitoba) and Yiu-Tung Poon (Iowa State University)
Saturday June 7  (Victoria)
10:00 - 10:25 Peter Semrl (University of Ljubljana), Invertibility preservers
10:30 - 10:55 Lajos Molnar (University of Debrecen), Transformations on density operators preserving quantum relative entropy or related quantities
11:00 - 11:25 Edward Poon (Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University), Preserving entangled states
14:00 - 14:25 Nathaniel Johnston (Waterloo), Preservers of Unextendible Product Bases and the Local Distinguishability of Quantum States
14:30 - 14:55 Antonia Duffner (University of Lisbon), Preservers and converters of immanant functions
16:15 - 16:40 Mohamed Bendaoud (Moulay Ismail University), Local spectra-preserving nonlinear transformations on operators
16:45 - 17:10 Marko Orel (University of Primorska), Preserver Problems and Graph Theory
17:15 - 17:40 Yiu-Tung Poon (Iowa State University), Pseudospectra of special operators and Pseudosectrum preservers
Sunday June 8  (Victoria)
8:00 - 8:25 Chi-Kwong Li (College of William and Mary), Preservers on tensor product of matrices and vectors
8:30 - 8:55 Ming Cheng Tsai (University of Sun Yat-Sen), Preserver problems on convex combinations of positive elements
Symplectic geometry and equivariant topology
Org: Thomas Baird (Memorial) and Derek Krepski (Manitoba)
Saturday June 7  (Meeting Room 10, Convention Centre)
10:00 - 10:25 Jonathan Fisher (Toronto), Quivers and Higgs bundles
10:30 - 10:55 Peter Crooks (Toronto), The Torus-Equivariant Cohomology of Nilpotent Orbits in Semisimple Lie Algebras
11:00 - 11:25 Lisa Jeffrey (Toronto), Intersection cohomology of universal imploded cross-section
14:00 - 14:25 Matthias Franz (Western), Big polygon spaces produce maximal syzygies in equivariant cohomology
14:30 - 14:55 Soumen Sarkar (Regina), Complex cobordism of quasitoric orbifolds
16:15 - 16:40 Dan Ramras (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis), Moduli spaces of representations
16:45 - 17:10 Maxime Bergeron (University of British Columbia), Kempf-Ness Theory and Character Varieties
17:15 - 17:40 Eric Harper (McMaster), SU(N) Casson-Lin invariants for links in $S^3$
Sunday June 8  (Meeting Room 10, Convention Centre)
9:00 - 9:25 Sean Fitzpatrick (Western University), Higher rank Boothby-Wang fibrations
9:30 - 9:55 Jordan Watts (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Coarse Moduli Spaces of Stacks over Manifolds
14:00 - 14:25 Marco Gualtieri (Toronto), Log affine manifolds and symplectic geometry
14:30 - 14:55 Brent Pym (Oxford University), Categorified isomonodromic deformations via Lie groupoids
16:15 - 16:40 Ruxandra Moraru (Waterloo), Generalized holomorphic bundles, Part I
16:45 - 17:10 Shengda Hu (Laurier), Generalized holomorphic bundles, Part II
17:15 - 17:40 Yanli Song (Toronto), The Cubic Dirac Operator and Geometric Quantization
Topics in Approximation Theory
Org: Kirill Kopotun and Andriy Prymak (Manitoba)
Saturday June 7  (Albert)
10:00 - 10:25 Zeev Ditzian (Alberta), Measure of smoothness on the unit ball
10:30 - 10:55 Alexei Shadrin (University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom), Stable reconstruction from Fourier samples
11:00 - 11:25 Andriy Bondarenko (National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Ukraine), On Borsuk's conjecture
14:00 - 14:25 Oleksandr Maizlish (Manitoba), Adaptive Triangulations
14:30 - 14:55 Oleksiy Klurman (Montreal), Weighted Bernstein and Markov-Nikolskii type inequalities for monotone polynomials of order k
16:15 - 16:40 German Dzyubenko (Institute of Mathematics, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine), Nearly comonotone approximation of periodic functions
16:45 - 17:10 Igor Shevchuk (National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Ukraine), On the approximation with Jacobi weights
17:15 - 17:40 Oxana Motorna (National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, Ukraine), On the approximation with Jacobi weights


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