Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Special Session
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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Phoenix, AZ, January 710, 2004
Meeting #993
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamics and Difference Equations

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamics and Difference Equations, I
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Jim M. Cushing, University of Arizona
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
James A. Yorke, University of Maryland, College Park

8:30 a.m.
Multiple Attractors in AgeStructured Population Models.
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Howard University
(99392308)

9:00 a.m.
Equilibrium and nonequilibrium attractors for a discrete, selectionmigration model.
James F Selgrade*, North Carolina State University
James H Roberds, USDA Forest Service
(993921326)

9:30 a.m.
Some new oscillation results for a class of a neutral difference equations.
S. Elizabeth, Peryiar University
John R. Graef*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
P. Sundaram, Kandaswami Kandar's College
E. Thandapani, Peryiar University
(99339625)

10:00 a.m.
Anatomy of a chaotic attractor: subtle modelpredicted patterns revealed in biological population data.
Aaron A. King*, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee
R. F. Costantino, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona
S. M. Henson, Andrews University
J. M. Cushing, University of Arizona
R. A. Desharnais, California State University, Los Angeles
Brian Dennis, University of Idaho
(99392611)

10:30 a.m.
Difference equations from discretization of continuous epidemic models with immigration of infectives.
Sophia R.J. Jang*, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University
(99339527)

Wednesday January 7, 2004, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamics and Difference Equations, II
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Jim M. Cushing, University of Arizona
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
James A. Yorke, University of Maryland, College Park

2:15 p.m.
Multiple Attractors in a Discrete Model of Two Competing Species.
Jeff Edmunds*, Mary Washington College
(99337422)

2:45 p.m.
On the TwoParameter Absolute Difference Equation.
Candace M. Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Hassan Sedaghat, Virginia Commonwealth University
(99337116)

3:15 p.m.
On the asymptotic behavior of $x_{n+1} = a_{n}x_{n}/x_{n1}$.
Richard DeVault*, Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Raghib AbuSaris, University of Sharjah
(99339200)

3:45 p.m.
On the trichotomy character of $x_{n+1}=\frac{\alpha+\gamma x_{n1}}{A+BX_{n}+x_{n2}}$.
E Chatterjee, University of Rhode Island
Edward A Grove*, University of Rhode Island
Y Kostrov, University of Rhode Island
G Ladas, University of Rhode Island
(9933993)

4:15 p.m.
On A System of Rational Difference Equations.
C.A. Clark*, Univ. of Rhode Island/NUWC
M.R.S. Kulenovic, Univ. of Rhode Island
(9933967)

4:45 p.m.
Global Character of Some Rational Equations with Periodtwo Coefficients.
Carol B Overdeep*, Western Oregon University
Carol H Gibbons, Salve Regina University
Mustafa R.S. Kulenovic, University of Rhode Island
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
(9933961)

5:15 p.m.
On the trichotomy character of $x_{n+1} = \frac{\gamma x_{n1} + \delta x_{n2}}{A + B x_n + D x_{n2}}$
E. A. Grove, University of Rhode Island
G. Ladas, University of Rhode Island
M. Predescu*, Bentley College
(9933972)

5:45 p.m.
Open Problems and Conjectures.
Gerasimos Ladas*, University of Rhode Island
(99339331)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamics and Difference Equations, III
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Jim M. Cushing, University of Arizona
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
James A. Yorke, University of Maryland, College Park

8:00 a.m.
Chaos in the solar system.
Mario Umberto Martelli*, Claremont McKenna College
(99337268)

8:30 a.m.
Convergence, Periodicity and Bifurcations in a 2parameter, Secondorder Absolute Difference Equation.
H Sedaghat*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(99339577)

9:00 a.m.
Shooting Methods For Numerical Solution Of Stochastic BoundaryValue Problems.
Armando Arciniega*, St. Mary's University
Edward J Allen, Texas Tech University
(9936544)

9:30 a.m.
On Fraenkel's NHeap Wythoff's Conjecture.
Xinyu Sun*, Temple University
Doron Zeilberger, Rutgers University
(99339130)

10:00 a.m.
Noise Sensitivity for Natural Measures of Chaotic Attractors.
Timothy D. Sauer*, George Mason University
(99337571)

10:30 a.m.
Shadowing in Higher Dimensional Discrete Dynamical Systems.
Judy A Kennedy*, University of Delaware
James A. Yorke, University of Maryland
Carmen Young, Fields Institute
Wayne B. Hayes, University of Maryland
(99337663)

11:00 a.m.
The Same Transmission Dynamics Drive the Fast Gay and the Slow African HIV Epidemics.
James A Yorke, University of Maryland
Frederick Suppe, Texas Tech University
Brandy L Rapatski*, University of Maryland
(99300549)

11:30 a.m.
A New Class of Maps in the Plane: the Movie.
James A Yorke*, University of Maryland
James T Halbert, University of Maryland
(99337471)

Thursday January 8, 2004, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Dynamics and Difference Equations, IV
Organizers:
Saber N. Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Jim M. Cushing, University of Arizona
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
James A. Yorke, University of Maryland, College Park

1:00 p.m.
Towards a theory of periodic difference equations.
Saber N Elaydi*, Trinity University
Robert J Sacker, University of Southern California
(99339248)

1:30 p.m.
Periodic Difference Equations, Population Biology and the CushingHenson Conjectures.
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University
Robert J Sacker*, University of Southern California
(99337469)

2:00 p.m.
Discrete Dynamical Systems Arising from Clustering and Associative Memory.
Jianhong Wu*, York University
(993391272)

2:30 p.m.
Dynamic Consistency: A Fundamental Principle for Constructing Discrete Models of Continuous Systems.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(99339174)

3:00 p.m.
Mandelbrot Sets for Matrix Rings: Tales of Binary and Ternary Number Systems.
Paul E Fishback*, Grand Valley State University
Matthew D Horton, UCSan Diego
(99337139)

3:30 p.m.
Sierpinski Curve Julia Sets.
Robert L. Devaney*, Boston University
(99337244)
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