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2002 Spring Western Section Meeting
Portland, OR, June 2022, 2002
Meeting #978
Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS
brusso@math.uci.edu
Thursday June 20, 2002

Thursday June 20, 2002, 8:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Meeting Registration
Atrium, Third Floor, Neuberger Hall

Thursday June 20, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Minicourse
Using Geometer's Sketchpad (version 4) in undergraduate mathematics courses.
Room 465, Neuberger Hall
Organizers:
Keith Leatham, Portland State University

Thursday June 20, 2002, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Minicourse
Senior capstones: Meaningful closure to the undergraduate experience.
Room 343, Neuberger Hall
Organizers:
Dusty E. Sabo, Southern Oregon University
Kemble R. Yates, Southern Oregon University

Thursday June 20, 2002, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Matroid Theory, I
Room 387, Neuberger Hall
Organizers:
Jennifer M. McNulty, University of Montana mcnulty@selway.umt.edu
Nancy Ann Neudauer, Pacific University nancy@pacificu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Cocircuit Covers of Bicircular Matroids.
Jenny McNulty*, The University of Montana
Nancy Neudauer, Pacific University
(97805126)

9:30 a.m.
Circuits intersecting Cocircuits in Graphs and Matroids.
Sean W Mcguinness*, University of Montana/ University of Ume{\aa}
(9780558)

10:00 a.m.
On Largest Circuits in Matroids.
Nolan B McMurray*, The University of Mississippi
Talmage J Reid, The University of Mississippi
(9780539)

10:30 a.m.
On edges meeting vertices of degree $k$ in a minimally $k$connected graph.
Talmage J Reid*, The University of Mississippi
Haidong Wu, The University of Mississippi
(9780540)

Thursday June 20, 2002, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
New solutions for the $N$body problem.
Room 338, Smith Memorial Center
Richard W. Montgomery*, University of California Santa Cruz
(9787003)

Thursday June 20, 2002, 12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sales
Room 307, Neuberger Hall

Thursday June 20, 2002, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
The NavierStokes and Other Related Equations.
Room 338, Smith Memorial Center
Edriss S. Titi*, University of California Irvine
(9783504)

Thursday June 20, 2002, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Qualitative Properties and Applications of Functional Equations, I
Room 388, Neuberger Hall
Organizers:
Theodore A. Burton, Southern Illinois University taburton@olypen.com

2:30 p.m.
An Exponential Function on a Time Scale.
Allan C Peterson*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(9783408)

3:00 p.m.
Qualitative Behavior of Solutions of a Certain Hybrid System.
George Seifert*, Iowa State University
(9783436)

3:30 p.m.
Filippov solutions, dry friction and hysteresis.
Bogdana Georgieva, Pacific University
Ronald Guenther*, Oregon State University
(9783467)

4:00 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of solutions of functional differential equations by fixed point theorems.
T. A. Burton, Northwest Research Institute
Tetsuo Furumochi*, Shimane University
(9783415)

4:30 p.m.
Questions/Conjectures.

Thursday June 20, 2002, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Biology, I
Room 373, Neuberger Hall
Organizers:
Richard S. Gomulkiewicz, Washington State University gomulki@wsu.edu
Sebastian Schreiber, Western Washington University sschreib@cc.wwu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Models for Marine Reserves.
Alan Hastings*, University of California, Davis
(9789288)

3:00 p.m.
Dispersal, Competition and Spatiotemporal Heterogeneity.
Konstantin Mischaikow*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(9789259)

3:30 p.m.
Edgdlinked dynamics and the scaledependence of competitive dominance.
R S Cantrell, University of Miami
Chris Cosner*, University of Miami
W Fagan, University of Maryland
(9789232)

4:00 p.m.
Oscillation and synchronization in parallel neural circuits.
R. Edwards*, University of Victoria
(97892107)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion.

Thursday June 20, 2002, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Low Dimensional Homotopy and Combinatorial Group Theory, I
Room 364, Neuberger Hall
Organizers:
F. Rudolf Beyl, Portland State University beylf@pdx.edu
Paul Latiolais, Portland State University paul@mth.pdx.edu
William A. Bogley, Oregon State University bogley@math.orst.edu
Micheal N. Dyer, University of Oregon dyer@math.uoregon.edu

2:30 p.m.
A Generalization of the Bias Invariant.
Katherine S Byler*, University of Oregon
(97855113)

3:00 p.m.
Exotic homotopy types of algebraic 2complexes.
F. Rudolf Beyl, Portland State University
Nancy Waller*, Portland State University
(9785797)

3:30 p.m.
Embedded 2polyhedra with Regular Neighborhoods which have Sphere Boundaries.
Marcia Lynne Burdon*, Portland State University
(97857120)

4:00 p.m.
Some interesting new results concerning the fundamental groups of onedimensional spaces.
Gregory R Conner*, BYU
Erin Summers, BYU
Kristin Spencer, BYU
(97857119)

4:30 p.m.
Multiplicative Invariants of Special 2Complexes.
John Rosson*, University of Minnesota, Morris Campus
(97857128)

Thursday June 20, 2002, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Association Schemes and DistanceRegular Graphs, I
Room 341, Neuberger Hall
Organizers:
John S. Caughman, Portland State University caughman@mth.pdx.edu
Paul M. Terwilliger, University of Wisconsin terwilli@math.wisc.edu

2:30 p.m.
Two linear transformations each tridiagonal with respect to an eigenbasis for the other.
Paul M. Terwilliger*, University of WisconsinMadison
(9780573)

3:25 p.m.
A $p$adic generalization of the Johnson Scheme.
Gregory M Hill*, University of Portland
(9780565)

4:20 p.m.
Jones Pairs and Association Schemes.
Ada Chan*, University of Waterloo
(9780561)

Thursday June 20, 2002, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse
What to teach and how not to teach it.
Room 350, Neuberger Hall
Organizers:
Edward B. Burger, Williams College

Thursday June 20, 2002, 2:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse
Visualization in Mathematics: Using proofs without words in your classrooms.
Room 343, Neuberger Hall
Organizers:
Roger B. Nelsen, Lewis \& Clark College
Jeanette R. Palmiter, Portland State University

Thursday June 20, 2002, 5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Reception
Foyer, Simon Benson House
Inquiries: meet@ams.org