The Second Annual Regional Workshop in Mathematics & Statistics

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Schedule for Friday, Nov 19, 1999

All events from 11:30 to 2:25 are in the Heritage Room, City Campus Union.
All talks from 2:45 to 6:10 are in Burnett Hall 115.

11:30--12:45 REGISTRATION AND LUNCH (Heritage Room, City Campus Union)
12:50--12:55 Welcoming Remarks Jim Lewis,
Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, UNL
12:55--1:35 Statistics Dan Nettleton,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Searching for Statistical Associations Between Genes and Quantitative Traits
1:45--2:25 Groups & Semigroups John Meakin,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Free Groups and Their Subgroups
2:45--3:25 Algebraic Geometry & Coding Theory Judy Walker,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Codes and Curves
3:35--4:15 Operator Algebras David Pitts,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
An Introduction to Operator Algebras by Way of Signal Processing
4:15--4:40 BREAK
4:40--5:20 Control Theory Katherine Kime,
University of Nebraska-Kearney
Control of Differential Equations
5:30--6:10 Modeling Glenn Ledder,
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
A Mathematical Modeling Problem for a Mission to Mars
6:30--8:15 Dinner and Panel Discussion, Morrill Hall ("Elephant Hall")
Life as a Graduate Student
Kurt Herzinger, Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo, Lisa Johnson, Aaron Krieser, and Jane Meza
moderator: Roger Wiegand
8:30--10:30 Reception at the home of Roger and Sylvia Wiegand, 2400 Sheridan