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Schedule for Saturday, Nov 20, 1999
8:15  9:00 Breakfast, Burnett Hall
9:00  10:20 SESSION 1
Room  9:009:20  9:309:50  10:0010:20  

Combinatorics and Commutative Algebra  Burnett 121  Numerical semigroups and whatnot Kurt Herzinger 
Prime ideal pictures Sylvia Wiegand 
Factoring algebraic numbers into factors of low degree Roger Wiegand 
Differential Equations  Burnett 125  Existence of solutions to a discrete fourthorder Lidstone boundary value problem Rich Avery 
Simple applications of difference equations Al Peterson 
Secondorder linear differential equationsSturmian theory and oscillations Lynn Erbe 
Groups and Semigroups  Burnett 119  Groups and computational complexity JeanCamille Birget 
How fast can a group grow? Susan Hermiller 

Mathematical Modeling  Burnett 126  A mathematical model of cavern formation David Logan 
The simplest mathematical models of political rivalry Alexander Mikhailov 

Operator Algebras and Functional Integration  Burnett 118  Irrational numbers and the function sin(1/x) Dave Skoug 
How to compare two subspaces of Hilbert space Larry Brown 
TBA ByungJay Kahng 
Statistics  Burnett 124  Estimating animal populations using capturerecapture techniques Linda Young 
Creating statistical applications for the web Gavin Cross 
Statistical methods for constructing ozone exposure metrics Erin Blankenship 
10:20  10:50 Break, Burnett Hall
10:50  12:10 SESSION 2
Room  10:5011:10  11:2011:40  11:5012:10  

Combinatorics and Commutative Algebra  Burnett 121  Integer programming and direct sum decompositions Karl Kattchee 
Maximum independent sets of small size in finite simple graphs Patricia Nelson 
A blocksize bound for Steiner 6wise balanced designs Mike Ira 
Differential Equations  Burnett 125  Boundary value problems on a measure chain Elvan Akin 
An introduction to distributional solutions to ODEs and PDEs Keith Agre 
Good sampling times for sampleddata control systems Mustafa Bashir 
Groups and Semigroups  Burnett 119  Computing with infinite groups Steve Lindblad 
Knots and Crayons Mark Brittenham 
SL2(Z) and its tree Lisa OrlandiKorner 
Mathematical Modeling  Burnett 126  Roads, wheels, and Fourier series Leon Hall 
The track of a bicycle back tire and Ricatti equations Steve Dunbar 

Operator Algebras and Functional Integration  Burnett 118  A weak convergence problem Lance Nielsen, 
The numerical range or the field of values of a linear operator Valentin Matache 
Local maps Randy Crist 
Statistics  Burnett 124  Enhancing your graduate studies through research assistantshipsa discussion of my experiences as a graduate student researcher Jane Meza 
Use of microsatellites to determine parentage Steve Kachman 