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2008 Fall Western Section Meeting
Vancouver, Canada, October 45, 2008 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1041
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS
lapidus@math.ucr.edu,
lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures

Saturday October 4, 2008, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, I
Room 126, Chemistry Building
Organizers:
Bernard Deconinck, University of Washington bernard@amath.washington.edu
Jeffrey DiFranco, Seattle University difranco@seattleu.edu

8:00 a.m.
On the semiclassical limit of the sineGordon equation.
Peter D Miller*, The University of Michigan
(104135235)

8:30 a.m.
Analytically determining the spectra of stationary solutions of the focusing and defocusing NLS equations.
Nate Bottman*, University of Washington
Bernard Deconinck, University of Washington
(104135158)

9:00 a.m.
Coarsening to chaosstabilized fronts in spatiotemporal chaos.
Ralf W Wittenberg*, Simon Fraser University
Ka Fai Poon, Simon Fraser University
(104135275)

9:30 a.m.
Asymptotic stability in some nonlinear Schroedingertype equations.
Stephen Gustafson*, University of British Columbia
(104135260)

10:00 a.m.
Stability of Onedimenstional Water Waves.
Katie L Oliveras*, Department of Applied Mathematics, University of Washington
Bernard Deconinck, Department of Applied Math, University of Washington
(104135206)

10:30 a.m.
The Semiclassical Modified Nonlinear Schrödinger Equation: Spectral Analysis.
Jeffery C DiFranco*, Seattle University
Peter Miller, University of Michigan
(104135254)

Sunday October 5, 2008, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures, II
Room 126, Chemistry Building
Organizers:
Bernard Deconinck, University of Washington bernard@amath.washington.edu
Jeffrey DiFranco, Seattle University difranco@seattleu.edu

8:00 a.m.
SelfReplicating Localized Spot Solutions for ReactionDiffusion Systems in Two Space Dimensions.
Michael J Ward*, Dept. of Mathematics, University of British Columbia
(10413548)

8:30 a.m.
On the Convergence of Hill's Method.
Christopher W. Curtis*, University of Washington
Bernard Deconinck, University of Washington
(10416579)

9:00 a.m.
Shortwavelength phenomena in spatially discrete systems.
Harish Bhat*, University of California, Merced
Braxton Osting, Columbia University
Ehsan Afshari, Cornell University
(104134293)

9:30 a.m.
Surface wave generated by a positive forcing due to an obsruction.
Jeongwhan Choi*, Korea University
ShuMing Sun, Virginia Tech
SungIm Whang, NIMS
(104176180)

10:00 a.m.
Dispersive Corrections to a Modulation Theory for Stratified Gravity Waves.
Razvan C Fetecau*, Simon Fraser University
David J Muraki, Simon Fraser University
(10417643)

10:30 a.m.
The ZeroDispersion Similariton.
J. Nathan Kutz*, Applied Mathematics, University of Washington
Brandon G. Bale, Applied Mathematics, University of Washington
(10417858)
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