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1991 Western Section Meeting
Santa Barbara, CA, November 9-10, 1991
Meeting #870

Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS lwsmall@ucsd.edu

Special Session on Applied Probability, 1

  • Saturday November 9, 1991, 8:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Applied Probability, 1

    ROOM 1115, Girvetz Hall

    • 8:00 a.m.
      Catalytic surface-reaction models.
      Maury Bramson, University of Wisconsin, Madison
      Claudia Neuhauser*, University of Southern California
      (870-60-36)
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Internal and external monotonicity properties of marked point processes.
      Moshe Shaked, University of Arizona
      J. George Shanthikumar*, University of California, Berkeley
      (870-60-77)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      On the rate of convergence in Stein's method.
      Yosef Rinott*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
      (870-60-29)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      The Monge-Kantorovich mass-transportation problem.
      Svetlozar T. Rachev*, University of California, Santa Barbara
      (870-60-02)
  • Saturday November 9, 1991, 2:15 p.m.-4:05 p.m.
    Special Session on Applied Probability, II

    ROOM 1115, Girvetz Hall

    • 2:15 p.m.
      Brownian models of multiclass queueing networks.
      Ruth J. Williams*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
      (870-60-18)
    • 2:45 p.m.
      Schur-concave survival functions and survival analysis.
      Richard E. Barlow*, University of California, Berkeley
      Fabio Spizzichino, University of Rome, Italy
      (870-60-56)
    • 3:15 p.m.
      Tagged particles and singularities in self-organizing systems.
      J. M. Carlson, University of California, Santa Barbara
      E. R. Grannan, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
      G. H. Swindle*, University of California, Santa Barbara
      (870-60-63)
    • 3:45 p.m.
      Phase transitions for the score in matching random sequences.
      Michael S. Waterman*, University of Southern California
      Richard Arratia, University of Southern California
      (870-60-08)
  • Sunday November 10, 1991, 7:30 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Applied Probability, III

    ROOM 1115, Girvetz Hall

    • 7:30 a.m.
      Finite clusters in continuous percolation.
      Kenneth S. Alexander*, University of Southern California
      (870-60-54)
    • 8:00 a.m.
      Long-range percolation.
      Mathew D. Penrose*, University of California, Santa Barbara
      (870-60-23)
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Functional discrete limit theorems for random mappings.
      R. Arratia, University of Southern California
      S. Tavar\'e*, University of Southern California
      (870-60-64)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      The inverse problem for phase-type distributions.
      Robert S. Maier*, University of Arizona
      (870-60-72)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Logistic and semi-logistic processes.
      Barry C. Arnold*, University of California, Riverside
      (870-60-80)
  • Sunday November 10, 1991, 2:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Applied Probability, IV

    ROOM 1115, Girvetz Hall

    • 2:00 p.m.
      Convergence of some partially parallel Gibbs samplers with annealing.
      Roberto H. Schonmann*, University of California, Los Angeles
      (870-60-04)
    • 2:30 p.m.
      Stationary Poisson sequences.
      Aaron M. Gross*, University of California, Santa Barbara
      James B. Robertson, University of California, Santa Barbara
      (870-60-24)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Some results on Poisson approximation.
      Anant P. Godbole*, Michigan Technological University
      (870-60-79)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Taylor series solution of the M/M/1 queueing system.
      Alan Krinik*, California State Polytechnic University
      (870-60-03)
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