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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Washington, DC, January 58, 2009 (Monday  Thursday)
Meeting #1046
Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
AMS Special Session on Topological Methods in Applied Mathematics

Monday January 5, 2009, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Methods in Applied Mathematics, I
Maryland Suite A, Lobby Level, Marriott
Organizers:
Yongwu Rong, George Washington University rong@gwu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Dynamical systems over graphs: the relationship between graph topology and dynamics.
Reinhard C Laubenbacher*, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Abdul S Jarrah, Virginia Bioinformatics Institute
Alan VelizCuba, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(1046371326)

8:30 a.m.
Knot theoretical methods for RNAtemplate guided DNA recombinations.
Angela Angeleska, University of South Florida
Natasa Jonoska, University of South Florida
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
(104657521)

9:00 a.m.
Strategies for DNA recombination using assembly graphs.
A Angeleska*, University of South Florida
N Jonoska, University of South Florida
M Saito, University of South Florida
(104600652)

9:30 a.m.
A transition polynomial for signed Feynman diagrams.
Kerry Luse*, Trinity (Washington) University
Yongwu Rong, The George Washington University
(1046571385)

10:00 a.m.
Computation of the AlexanderConway Polynomial on the Chord Diagrams of Singular Knots.
Sana Raoof*, Harvard College
(1046921145)

10:30 a.m.
A Fast Algorithm for Homology Groups in 3D Cubical Space.
Li Chen*, University of the District of Columbia
Yongwu Rong, George Washington University
(1046571203)

Tuesday January 6, 2009, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topological Methods in Applied Mathematics, II
Maryland Suite A, Lobby Level, Marriott
Organizers:
Yongwu Rong, George Washington University rong@gwu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Topology and data.
Gunnar Carlsson*, Stanford University
(1046681631)

1:30 p.m.
Estimating the topology of functions on manifolds from noisy samples.
Peter Bubenik*, Cleveland State University
Gunnar Carlsson, Stanford University
Peter T. Kim, University of Guelph
Zhiming Luo, University of Guelph
(104655916)

2:00 p.m.
Homology Computations for Random Nodal Domains.
Thomas Wanner*, George Mason University
(104655459)

2:30 p.m.
Euler characteristic, integration, and definable functions.
Yuliy Baryshnikov, Bell Labs
Robert Ghrist*, University of Pennsylvania
(104655479)

3:00 p.m.
Counting objects in dense sensor networks: a topological integral transform.
Yuliy Baryshnikov*, bell laboratories
(1046551554)

3:30 p.m.
Discrete curvature flows and their applications, I.
Feng Luo*, Rutgers University
David Gu, SUNY at Stony Brook
(1046521939)

4:00 p.m.
Discrete curvature flows and their applications, II.
David Gu*, SUNY at Stony Brook
Feng Luo, Rutgers University
(1046972091)
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