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MSRI-UP 2017: Solving Systems of Polynomial Equations June 24, 2017 - August 06, 2017

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Jun 30, 2017
Friday
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  The Dehn-Sommerville Relations and the Catalan Matroid
Anastasia Chavez (University of California, Davis)
Jul 07, 2017
Friday
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Mathematical Models of the Retina and In Silico Experiments: Shedding Light on Vision Loss
Erika Camacho (University of Arizona)
Jul 14, 2017
Friday
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Impact of Undergraduate Research on Student Learning at a Community College
Maria Franco (Queensborough Community College (CUNY); MSRI - Mathematical Sciences Research Institute)
Jul 21, 2017
Friday
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  How to be "successful" in the mathematics world?
Alexander Diaz-Lopez (Villanova University)
Jul 28, 2017
Friday
01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
  Exponential Domination in Grids
Michael Young (Iowa State University)
Aug 04, 2017
Friday
09:00 AM - 09:15 AM
  Final Presentations: Opening Remarks
J. Maurice Rojas (Texas A & M University)
09:15 AM - 09:50 AM
  Counting the roots of a polynomial modulo p2
Trajan Hammonds (Carnegie Mellon University), Jeremy Johnson (Humboldt State University), Angela Patini (University of Pennsylvania)
10:00 AM - 11:20 AM
  On the maximal number of roots of a trinomial over a prime field
Jeshu Dastidar (San Francisco State University), Viviana Peña Márquez (Konrad Lorenz Fundación Universitaria), Ryan Pugh (California State University-Monterey Bay)
10:45 AM - 11:20 AM
  Applying discriminant chambers to structured polynomials
Amy Adair (Louisiana State University), Alex Mendez (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Diane Tchuindjo (University of Maryland)
11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
  Lunch
01:00 PM - 01:35 PM
  Using lower binomials to approximate roots of trinomials
Harold Jimenez Polo (University of California, Berkeley), Esteban Madrigal (Harvard University), Carlos Osco Huaricapcha (San Francisco State University)
01:45 PM - 02:20 PM
  Topology of positive zero sets of bivariate pentanomials
Malachi Alexander (California State University-Monterey Bay), Ashley De Luna (California State Polytechnic University), Christian McRoberts (Iowa State University)
02:30 PM - 03:05 PM
  Topology of positive zero sets of n-variate (n+4)-nomials
Davina Boykin (Valparaiso University), Sabrina Enriquez (University of Southern California), Noemi Valdez (Harvard University)
03:05 PM - 03:15 PM
  Closing Remarks
Federico Ardila (San Francisco State University)
03:15 PM - 04:00 PM
  Afternoon Tea