Joint Mathematics Meetings AMS Special Session
Current as of Saturday, January 16, 2016 03:30:11
Joint Mathematics Meetings
Washington State Convention Center and the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, Seattle, WA
January 69, 2016 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1116
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
Gerard A. Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
AMS Special Session on Combinatorial Design Theory

Thursday January 7, 2016, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Combinatorial Design Theory, I
Room 310, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Esther R. Lamken, San Francisco lamken@caltech.edu

8:00 a.m.
The asymptotic existence of DR$(v,k,k1)$BIBDs.
Esther R Lamken*, San Francisco, CA
(1116051896) 
8:30 a.m.
Design Theory and Extremal Combinatorics.
Richard Anstee*, Mathematics, UBC, Vancouver, BC, Canada
(1116052453) 
9:00 a.m.
A New Infinite Family of Group Divisible $t$Designs with Strength $t\geq 2$ and index $\lambda$.
Hedvig Mohacsy*, Arizona State University
(1116051544) 
9:30 a.m.
The Construction and Uses of Heffter Arrays.
Jeffrey H. Dinitz*, Univ. of Vermont
(111605944) 
10:00 a.m.
Designs and dimension.
Peter J Dukes*, University of Victoria
(1116051928) 
10:30 a.m.
ThicklyResolvable Block Designs.
Peter J. Dukes, University of Victoria
Alan C.H. Ling, University of Vermont
Amanda Malloch*, University of Victoria
(1116052516) 
11:00 a.m.
Characterisations of Optimal Algebraic Manipulation Detection Codes.
Douglas R Stinson*, University of Waterloo
Maura B Paterson, Birkbeck, University of London
(1116051313) 
11:30 a.m.
On the rank of matrices with few offdiagonal entries, and combinatorial applications.
Richard M Wilson*, Caltech
(1116052861)

8:00 a.m.

Thursday January 7, 2016, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Combinatorial Design Theory, II
Room 310, Washington State Convention Center
Organizers:
Esther R. Lamken, San Francisco lamken@caltech.edu

1:00 p.m.
A notion of parity for orthogonal Latin squares.
Ian Wanless*, Monash University, Australia
(1116051009) 
1:30 p.m.
$\lambda$fold $5$cycle systems and the FUTURE!
John Asplund*, Dalton State College
(111605725) 
2:00 p.m.
Block orderings for triple systems.
David A Pike*, Memorial University of Newfoundland
(1116051057) 
2:30 p.m.
Nonexistence results for symmetric pair coverings with 2regular excess.
Nevena Francetic*, Monash University
Sarada Herke, Monash University
Daniel Horsley, Monash University
(111605985) 
3:00 p.m.
Cycle decompositions: resolvable or without parallel classes.
Tommaso Traetta*, Ryerson University
(1116051669) 
3:30 p.m.
On the HamiltonWaterloo Problem.
Peter Danziger*, Ryerson University
(1116051003)

1:00 p.m.