The Eighth Annual Regional Workshop in the Mathematical Sciences

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Schedule for Friday, October 27, 2006

All Friday talks are in the Auditorium, City Campus Union.

12:30--2:00 REGISTRATION and LUNCH (Auditorium and Heritage Suite, City Campus Union)
2:00--2:10 John Meakin
University of Nebraska
Welcoming Remarks
2:10--2:55 Erin Blankenship
University of Nebraska
The Information-Theoretic Approach to Model Selection: Description and Case Study
3:05--3:50 Melissa Wilson
Pennsylvania State University
Research Experience for Undergraduates: Developing a Stoichiometric Model for Tumor Growth
3:50--4:10 Break
4:10--4:55 Matthew Dwyer
University of Nebraska
Finding Software Errors : Temporal Logic, Kripke Structures, and Symmetries
5:05--5:50 Violeta Vasilevska
University of South Dakota
How can a sphere detect a map that possesses "nice" properties?
6:00--6:45 Charles Moore
Kansas State University
Harmonic analysis, music, and hearing shapes
7:00--8:30 Dinner and Panel Discussion, Regency Suite, City Campus Union
Life as a Graduate Student
Panelists: Mike Black (UNL Statistics), Heidi Feller (UNL Mathematics), Jagannath Ghoshal (UNL Computer Science),
Jacob Manske (ISU Mathematics), Melissa Wilson (PSU Integrated Biosciences)
Moderator: Mark Walker
8:30--10:30 Reception, home of Roger and Sylvia Wiegand.