2013 CMS Winter Meeting

University of Ottawa, December 6 - 9, 2013

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- Adem, Alejandro - A classifying space for commutativity in Lie groups
- Adler, Jeff - The dual of a reductive algebraic group
- Aggarwala, Bhagwan - Mathematical Modeling of HCV
- Archibald, Tom - Visual Representation in the Theory of Algebraic Functions and their Integrals in the late 19th Century
- Arguin, Louis-Pierre - Distributions of the maxima of the two-dimensional Gaussian free field
- Asgari, Mahdi - Applications of Functoriality to Representation Theory of p-adic Groups

- Báez, Manuel A. - Pattern Resonance: The Morphology of the Amorphous
- Bardestani, Mohammad - Representation theory of profinite groups and its application in group expansion
- Barron, Tatyana - Modular forms and quantization
- Bautista, Raymundo
- Bedford, Eric - Basins in holomorphic dynamics
- Behrstock, Jason - Higher dimensional filling and divergence for mapping class groups
- Bélair, Jacques - Stability analysis in hematopoietic models
- Bertiger, Anna - An Equivariant Rim Hook Rule
- Bettin, Sandro - The reciprocity formula for the twisted second moment of Dirichlet L-functions
- Binder, Ilia - Constructive Caratheodory Theory
- Binder, Ilia - Computability of prime ends and external rays impressions.
- Biringer, Ian - Intersecting finite index subgroups of a group
- Biringer, Ian - Random limits of Riemannian manifolds
- Bleher, Frauke - Orbit closures, rational surfaces, and Euler characteristics
- Blokh, Alexander - On laminations of degree greater than two
- Bloom, Thomas - Complex zeros of random polynomials
- Boatto, Stefanella - EPIDEMICS DYNAMICS IN A CITY: A NETWORK MODEL AND SEASON VARIATIONS
- Bonifant, Araceli - Fjords and Tongues in a Parameter Space for Antipode Preserving Cubic Maps
- Boothby, Tom - Graphs on Surfaces and Computational Genomics
- Bouchard, Vincent - Quantum Curves and Topological Recursion
- Bourgade, Paul - Quantum unique ergodicity for generalized Wigner matrices
- Boyko, Mariya - Mathematics Curriculum Reform in the USSR (1960s, 1970s) and Pedagogical Innovations of Professor Kolmogorov
- Brady, Noel - Snowflake subgroups of CAT(0) groups
- Bramburger, Jason - Steady-state/Hopf interactions in the van der Pol oscillator with delayed feedback
- Brauer, Fred - Drug resistance in disease treatment models
- Brav, Chris - Hamiltonian local models for symplectic derived stacks
- Braverman, Elena - On stability of equations with a distributed delay
- Broadbent, Anne - Specious Adversaries and Quantum Private Information Retrieval
- Brudnyi, Alexander - Banach-valued Holomorphic Functions on the Maximal Ideal space of $H^{\infty}$ and the Operator Corona Problem
- Buchweitz, Ragnar - Representation--infinite Algebras from Geometry
- Bumagin, Inna - The conjugacy and the search conjugacy problem in relatively hyperbolic groups.
- Burkett, Kelly - Gene genealogies for finding disease-predisposing genetic variants

- Campbell, Sue-Ann - A Plankton Model with Time Delay
- Cannizzo, Jan - Poisson bundles and boundary actions
- Carette, Mathieu - Quasi-isometry and commability for groups acting on trees
- Cavendish, Will - On finite derived quotients of 3-manifold groups
- Chakrabarti, Debraj - Complex Analysis on Product Domains
- Chan, Kenneth - Noncommutative quadrics and $\mathbb{Z}^2$-graded algebras
- Chen, Jianxin - symmetric extension of two-qubit states
- Chen, Yuming - Global dynamics of delayed reaction-diffusion equations in unbounded domains
- Cheviakov, Alexei - The Narrow Escape Problem for the Unit Sphere: Homogenization Limit, Optimal Trap Arrangements, and the $N^2$ Conjecture
- Chindris, Calin - Moduli spaces of modules of finite-dimensional algebras
- Choi, Yemon - The ZL-amenability constant of a finite group
- Chong, Nyuk Sian - Filippov Models of Avian Influenza
- Christie, Aaron - Some Geometrization in the Context of the Langlands Program
- Chung, Francis - Partial Data Inverse Problems for the Neumann-to-Dirichlet map
- Church, Kevin - A comparison of two malaria vector control strategies with impulsive differential equations
- Clay, Adam - The Burns-Hale theorem and its generalizations
- Cliff, Gerald - Weil Representations of Local Unitary Groups
- Clouatre, Raphael - Unitary equivalence to Jordan models for weak contractions of class $C_0$
- Collins, Benoit - Free probability and quantum information theory
- Coman, Dan - Convergence of the Fubini-Study currents for singular metrics on line bundles and applications
- Conway, John
- Conway, John - From Games to Numbers
- Crann, Jason - Manifestations of duality in quantum information
- Crann, Jason - A new uncertainty principle for unimodular groups
- Creutzig, Thomas - False Theta Functions and the Verlinde Formula
- Cunningham, Clifton - A function-sheaf dictionary for p-adic tori

- Dancso, Zsuzsanna - A categorical realization of the cut and flow lattices of graphs
- Dao, Hailong - On noncommutative crepant resolution of non-Gorenstein singularities
- Davidson, Kenneth R. - Semicrossed products over lattice semigroups
- De la Torre, Eduardo Noble - Alan Turing on the Foundations of Mathematics
- DeBacker, Stephen - Tori in reductive p-adic groups
- Delfosse, Nicolas - Percolation and quantum error correction
- Diaconescu, Emanuel - Parabolic Refined Invariants and Macdonald Polynomials
- Dimitrov, Ivan - Integrable weight modules of $gl(\infty)$
- Dudko, Artem - The Julia set of the Feigenbaum map is poly-time computable

- Ebenfelt, Peter
- Eberl, Hermann - PDE models of chemically induced biofilm detachment
- El-Mabrouk, Nadia - Resolving Gene Trees with Polytomies
- Elgun, Elcim - The Eberlein Compactification of the Heisenberg Type Group $\mathbb{Z} \times \mathbb{T} \times \mathbb{T}$
- Elliott, George - A short essay on the Pimsner-Voiculescu embedding
- Elliott, George - What is required for classification (when there is no moduli space)?
- Englis, Miroslav - Arveson-Douglas conjecture and Toeplitz operators

- Faber, Eleonore - Non-commutative resolutions of non-normal rings
- Faber, Eleonore - The global spectrum of commutative rings
- Fan, Guihong - A differential delay model for ticks
- Farenick, Doug - Dual matrix systems and Tsirelson's problem
- Farenick, Doug - New characterisations of the weak expectation property
- Feijao, Pedro - An Algebraic Theory for Genome Rearrangements
- Feres, Renato - Random dynamical systems of billiard type
- Filippini, Sara - Calabi-Yau geometries: Rigid threefolds and Hodge structures
- Fiorilli, Daniel - A probabilistic study of the explicit formula
- Firsova, Tatiana
- Forghani, Behrang - Transformation of random walks on groups via Markov stopping times
- Fraser, Craig - Infinitesimals in Eighteenth-Century Calculus: The Background to Cauchy’s Analysis
- Friedberg, Richard - Diffusion on the DCJ Lattice
- Fuller, Adam - Semicrossed Products over Semigroups

- Gadre, Vaibhav - Lyapunov expansion exponent for non-uniform lattices in $SL(2, \mathbb{R})$.
- Gannon, Terry
- Gao, Yun - Finite dimensional irreducible representations of some elementary unitary Lie algebras
- Garraway, Dale - Relational Sheaves
- Garvie, Marcus - Fully spatially structured metapopulation models for predator-prey dynamics
- Gauthier, Paul - Holomorphic Extension-Interpolation
- Gaydashev, Denis - Scaling ratios for Siegel disks
- Gekhtmann, Ilya - Stable type of the mapping class group
- Ghahramani, Fereidoun - Approximate amenability of $K(X)$
- Gibson, Peter - A geometric representation of the Green's functions for scattering in layered media
- Girard, Mark - On Convex Optimization Problems in Quantum Information
- Gonçalves, Daniel - Simplicity of partial skew group rings
- Gorbovickis, Igors - Parameterizing rational maps by multipliers of periodic orbits
- Gordon, Julia - Uniform in p bounds for orbital integrals
- Goren, Eyal - Modular forms on Picard modular surfaces
- Gour, Gilad - Towards a complete classification of multipartite entanglement
- Grant McLoughlin, John - An Unfinished Tapestry (Une Tapisserie Inachevée)
- Gumel, Abba - Mathematics of HPV Vaccines

- Hagen, Mark - Cubulating mapping tori of some free group endomorphisms
- Hambleton, Ian - Geometric extensions of surface groups
- Hanlon, Richard Gaelan - A Subgroup Theorem for Homological Dehn Functions
- Hansen, Johanna - Coinfection and the Evolution of Resistance
- Harder, Andrew - Moduli spaces of lattice polarized K3 surfaces and the birational geometry of Fano threefolds
- Hare, Kevin - Sporadic Reinhardt polygons
- Hartz, Michael
- Haslam, Michael - A High Order Method for the Scattering Problem from Layered Conducting Dielectric Media
- Hazard, Peter - On Renormalisation of Henon-like Mappings
- Heglin, Holly
- Heier, Gordon - Projective Kaehler manifolds of semi-negative holomorphic sectional curvature
- Henriot, Kevin - Modelling in additive combinatorics
- Hoell, Nicolas - Some Uses of Harmonic Functions in Imaging
- Hosseini, Maryam - Extensions of Cantor Minimal Systems.
- Hsiao, Sam - Probabilistic interpretations of quasisymmetric functions
- Hu, Zhiguo - An Eberlein theorem over locally compact quantum groups
- Huang, Jia - 0-Hecke algebra action on the Stanley-Reisner ring of the Boolean algebra
- Huang, Jing-Jing - Metric Diophantine approximation on manifolds
- Hulse, Thomas - Some Results of Shifted Sums

- Ingalls, Colin - Noncommutative Resolutions
- Ingram, Patrick - The filled Julia set of a Drinfeld module

- Jamshidpey, Arash - Moran model with i.i.d. and a.s. convergent fitness functions
- Jamshidpey, Arash - Stochastic DCJ jump process on signed permutation groups and the validity of the median as an approximation to the true ancestor
- Jamshidpey, Arash - The geometric median of samples from measures induced by simple random walks
- Johnston, Nathaniel - Separability from Spectrum for Qubit-Qudit States
- Junkins, Caroline - Torsion in the gamma-filtration for groups of inner type Dn

- Kahrobaei, Delaram - Public key exchange using extensions by endomorphisms and matrices over a Galois field
- Kamnitzer, Joel - Webs and quantum skew Howe duality
- Kamnitzer, Joel - Representations of quotients of shifted Yangians
- Karimianpour, Camelia - Principal Series Representations of $n$-Fold Metaplectic Covers of $SL_2$ over a $p$-adic Field.
- Karp, Alexander - Mathematicians and pre-college mathematics education: Thinking about productive involvement
- Karu, Kalle - Operational algebraic cobordism
- Kassaei, Payman - Companion forms in parallel weight one
- Kerr, David - Borel complexity and automorphisms of operator algebras
- Kirkman, Ellen - Finiteness conditions on the Ext algebra of a monomial algebra
- Kirkman, Ellen - Twisted Matrix Factorizations
- Kleiner, Mark - Integrations and functor Ext
- Kosovalic, Nemanja - Algebraic-Delay Differential Systems: Age Structured Population Modeling and $C^0$-Extendable Submanifolds
- Kozdron, Michael - A random walk proof of the matrix tree theorem
- Krashen, Daniel - Derived categories of torsors for Abelian varieties
- Kudla, Stephen - Algebraic cycles and Siegel modular forms

- Lai, Xiulan - Modeling the repulsion effect by infected cells on virius spread
- Lamoureux, Michael - Iterative methods for full waveform inversion
- Lamzouri, Youness - A-points of the Riemann Zeta function
- Lan, Kunquan - Diffusive logistic models with harvesting rates
- Lansky, Joshua - Explicit Liftings of Conjugacy Classes in Reductive Groups
- Lau, Michael - Representations of twisted current algebras
- Lauve, Aaron - Revisiting r-Quasisymmetric Polynomials
- LeBlanc, Victor - Nilpotencies and realizability in delayed nonlinear oscillators
- Lefebvr, Jérémie - Non-autonomous stability in non-linear delayed systems
- Lei, Antonio - Iwasawa Theory of Abelian Varieties at Supersingular Primes
- Lemay, Joel - A Geometric Realization of the Basic Representation of Affine sl(n)
- Lemire, Nicole - Equivariant Birational Aspects of Algebraic Tori
- Lempert, Laszlo - The curvature of direct images of holomorphic vector bundles
- Lenagan, Tom - Totally nonnegative matrices
- Leuschke, Graham - Pieri maps and the bound Young quiver
- Levick, Jeremy - The Four-Dimensional Perfect Mirsky Conjecture
- Li, Chi-Kwong - Decomposition of unitary gates
- Liao, Wenyuan - Adjoint analysis and its application in full waveform seismic inversion
- Liu, Yaya - Equal Temperament Circa 1600 in China and Europe
- Lorenat, Jemma - Julius Plücker's ``Freude an der Gestalt''
- Lyubich, Mikhail

- Macdonald, Jeremy - Effective coherence in discriminated groups
- Maher, Joseph - The Casson invariant of random Heegaard splittings
- Mangahas, Johanna - Convex cocompactness in mapping class groups via quasiconvexity in right-angled Artin groups
- Manning, Nathan - Global Weyl modules
- Marko, Frank - Derived representation type of Schur superalgebras
- Marquis, Jean-Pierre - Models in pure mathematics: nature and function
- Martinez-Pedroza, Eduardo - Local Quasiconvexity and Negative Sectional Curvature in Complexes of Groups.
- Martinez-Pedroza, Eduardo - On Subgroups of Non-positively Curved Groups
- Masdeu, Marc - A unified perspective for Darmon points
- Maynard, James - The number of prime factors of n(n+2)(n+6)
- McCluskey, Connell - Using Lyapunov Functions to Construct Lyapunov Functionals
- McKinnon, David - Rational points on cubic surfaces
- McNamara, Peter - Comparing skew Schur functions: a quasisymmetric perspective
- Mei, Ming - Stability of oscillating wavefronts for time-delayed reaction-diffusion equation
- Melville, Duncan - Dividing to rule: Precision mathematical instruments in mid-18th century England
- Merkli, Marco - Repeated Quantum Measurement Processes
- Mezo, Paul - Three perspectives on endoscopy
- Milnor, Jack - Hyperbolic components of rational maps
- Mingo, Jamie - Asymptotic Freeness and the Transpose
- Molnar, Alex - Mirror symmetry and generalized Borcea-Voisin threefolds
- Morales, Alejandro - Bijections and symmetries for factorizations of the long cycle
- Morra, Stefano - On the ordinary representations in the $p$-modular Langlands program
- Movasati, Hossein - Integrality properties of automorphic forms for triangle groups
- Murnaghan, Fiona - Distinction of depth-zero representations

- Narasimhachar, Varun - Majorization theory and thermodynamics
- Neher, Erhard - Invariant bilinear forms of algebras given by descent
- Neshitov, Alexander - Invariants of degree 3 and torsion in the Chow ring of a versal flag variety
- Noel, Alfred - Tau Signatures and Characters of Weyl Groups
- Novak, Jonathan - Asymptotics of unitary multimatrix models
- Nuwairan, Muneerah Al - EPOSIC Channels

- Ostheimer, Gretchen - Groups with logspace normal forms
- Ou, Chunhua - Asymptotic Analysis of Perturbed Poisson Boltzmann Equation
- Owen, Megan - Statistics in tree space

- Paquet, Mathieu Guay - Convex combinations of chromatic symmetric functions
- Paquette, Charles - Homological dimensions of subalgebras
- Parida, Laxmi - Random Graphs in Population Genomics
- Perez, Rodrigo - Examples of Rational Maps of $\mathbb{CP}^2$ With Equal Dynamical Degrees and no Invariant Foliation I
- Perunicic, Andrija - Arithmetic Aspects of Berglund-H\"ubsch-Krawitz Duality
- Peskin, Laura - Mod $p$ representations of $p$-adic $\tilde{SL}_2$ via Hecke algebras
- Petersen, Kyle - How to write a permutation as a product of involutions
- Pettet, Alexandra - The Masur criterion and the outer automorphism group of a free group
- Pham, Khoa - On the Dynkin index of Lie algebras
- Pianzola, Arturo - On the rationality of multiloop algebras (after B. Margaux)
- Plosker, Sarah - Dirichlet Polynomials, Majorization, and Trumping
- Poletsky, Eugene - Filling holes in Riemann domains
- Popov, Alexey - Abelian, amenable operator algebras are similar to C*-algebras
- Pym, Brent - Quantum deformations of projective three-space

- Radu, Remus - A structure theorem for semi-parabolic Hénon maps
- Rafi, Kasra - McMullen Polynomial for free-by-cyclic groups.
- Ramsey, Chris - Triangular algebras vs. tensor algebras
- Reichstein, Zinovy - From Tschirnhaus transformations to essential dimension
- Reichstein, Zinovy - Essential dimension of pseudo-reflection groups
- Rivin, Igor - Generic and random elements
- Roeder, Roland - Examples of Rational Maps of $\mathbb{CP}^2$ With Equal Dynamical Degrees and no Invariant Foliation II
- Rolfsen, Dale - Groups of PL homeomorphisms
- Rosales, Maribel Hernandez - Cographs: A Mathematical Characterization for Valid Orthology Relations
- Rose, Simon - Towards a reduced Mirror Symmetry for Quartic K3s
- Rosso, Daniele - The mirabolic Hecke algebra
- Runde, Volker - Connes-amenability of $B(G)$
- Ryser, Marc - Of noise and cancer

- Saliola, Franco - Spectrum of the random-to-random operator
- Saltman, David - Persistent Fields
- Samei, Ebrahim - Hyperreflexivity constant of the derivation space of Banach algebras
- Sankoff, David - A bunch of flower problems
- Santiago, Luis
- Savage, Alistair - Categorification and Heisenberg doubles arising from towers of algebras
- Savchuk, Dmytro - Submanifold Projection for $Out(F_n)$
- Schappacher, Norbert - Political Space Curves (Reflections on the centennial fate of a mathematical 'fact')
- Schlimm, Dirk - Non-Euclidean geometry and geometrical content
- Schmidmeier, Markus - Box moves on Littlewood-Richardson tableaux
- Schupp, Paul - From random walks to coarse computability
- Serbin, Denis - Compression techniques in infinite words
- Serrano, Luis - The immaculate basis of the non-commutative symmetric functions
- Session, Mathematics Education
- Shen, Xin - Unramified calculation of tensor L-functions
- Shpilrain, Vladimir - Solving problems privately
- Sisto, Alessandro - Quasi-cocycles detect hyperbolically embedded subgroups
- Sisto, Alessandro - Tracking rates of random walks
- Skoufranis, Paul - Freely Independent Random Variables with Non-Atomic Distributions
- Smith?, Robert - Predicting the HIV/AIDS epidemic and measuring the effect of mobility in mainland China
- Smith?, Robert - When Zombies Attack! Mathematical Modelling of an Outbreak of Zombie Infection
- Spice, Loren - Sign changes in harmonic analysis on p-adic groups
- Spinu, Eugeniu - Operator ideals on $C^*$-algebras
- Spronk, Nico - On $p$-variations of Fourier algebras
- Steinberg, Benjamin - On a conjecture of Karass and Solitar
- Steinberg, Benjamin - Koszul Algebras associated to zonotopes and CAT(0) cube complexes
- Stewart, Cameron L. - On a refinement of the abc conjecture
- Stokke, Anna - Jeu-de-taquin promotion and cyclic sieving for semistandard hook tableaux
- Stokke, Ross - Amenability for left dual Banach algebras
- Sutherland, Scott - Dynamics and Root Finding
- Sze, Raymond - State Transformation Problem in Quantum Information

- Tam, Geo - Admissible embeddings of L-tori and the essentially tame local Langlands/Jacquet-Langlands correspondence
- Tamasan, Alexandru - Recent progress in Current Density Impedance Imaging
- Tanabe, Naomi - Notes on Fourier Coefficients of Hilbert Modular Forms
- Tanase, Raluca - Semi-parabolic tools for hyperbolic Hénon maps
- Tavalla, Mohammad
- Tewari, Vasu - 0-Hecke modules for quasisymmetric Schur functions
- Thind, Jaimal - Reconstruction of Lie Group Morphisms
- Thompson, Alan - Families of lattice polarized K3 surfaces with monodromy
- Tingley, Peter - Convex orders on roots, PBW bases, and polytopes.
- Touikan, Nicholas - Strong accessibility of finitely presented groups (with Lars Louder)
- Tully, Steve - Exploring the relationship between HIV awareness and personal preference towards sexual actions.
- Turner, Laura - Analytic representation and generality in analysis
- Tyler, Helene - String algebras with one cycle - the rhombic picture

- Vassileva, Svetla - The conjugacy problem in groups and its space complexity
- Viola, Grazia - Tracially Central sequences
- Viselter, Ami - Ergodic theory for quantum (semi)groups
- Vivas, Liz - Non-autonomous basins
- Voda, Mircea - On Separation of Eigenvalues for Quasiperiodic Schroedinger Operators

- Walker, Alden - Surface subgroups
- Walsh, Gary - The arithmetical structure of terms in Lucas sequences
- Walton, Chelsea - PBW deformations of smash product algebras from Hopf actions on Koszul algebras
- Wang, Qingyun - Tracial Rokhlin property and non-commutative dimensions
- Warrington, Greg - The Sweep Map
- Watmough, James - A simple in-host treatment model exhibiting sustained immunity
- Watson, Liam - Dehn twists in Heegaard Floer homology
- Whitcher, Ursula - Short Tops and Semistable Degenerations
- Wise, Daniel - Cube Complexes
- Wise, Daniel T. - Cubular Tubular Groups
- Wong, Wanshun - Periods of generic torsors of groups of multiplicative type
- Wu, Jianhong - Spatial dynamics of Asia Clam invasion
- Wu, Jianhong - Patterns of pathogen spread induced by host range expansion

- Yakimov, Milen - Cluster algebra structures on quantum double Bruhat cells
- Yampolsky, Michael - Geometrization of branched coverings of the sphere and decidability of Thurston equivalence
- Yang, Dilian - Factoriality and type classification of $\textsf{k}$-graph von Neumann algebras
- Ye, Hexi - Torsion points and the Lattes family
- Yilmaz, Ozgur - Sparsity and Blind Source Separation
- Young, Robert - Filling multiples of embedded curves
- Yu, Pei - Computation of normal forms of delay differential equations
- Yui, Noriko - The modularity of non-rigid Calabi-Yau threefolds

- Zhang, Ming Ming - On residually toral relatively hyperbolic groups
- Zhang, Yuxiang - A reaction-diffusion Lyme disease model with seasonality
- Zhao, Kaiming - Irreducible representations of the Virasoro algebra
- Zhao, Xiaoqiang - Global Dynamics of A Time-Delayed Dengue Transmission Model
- Zhao, Xiaoqiang - Spatial dynamics of a partially degenerate reaction-diffusion system in a periodic habitat
- Zhong, Changlong - $T$-equivariant oriented cohomology of flag varieties
- Zhu, Huaiping - Oscillation and driving mechanism in compartmental models for mosquito-borne diseases with time delay
- Zhu, Huaiping - Modeling the transmission of West Nile virus with weather conditions
- Zou, Xingfu - On the basins of attraction for a class of of delay differential equations with non-monotone bistable nonlinearities