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Central 1993 Spring Sectional Meeting
DeKalb, IL, May 20-23, 1993
Meeting #882

Associate secretaries:
Andy R Magid, AMS

Special Session on Stochastic Processes

  • Friday May 21, 1993, 3:00 p.m.-6:20 p.m.
    Special Session on Stochastic Processes, I

    Room 202A, DuSable Hall

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Branching processes in varying environments.
      Russell Lyons*, Indiana University, Bloomington
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Regular conditional probabilities and a linear birth-death predator-prey process.
      John Coffey*, Purdue University, Calumet Campus
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Limiting behavior of the connectivity function of oriented percolation with long range.
      Bao Nguyen*, Illinois Institute of Technology
      Wei-Shih Yang, Temple University
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Operator valued weight functions on the torus: Factorization and invariant subspaces.
      Ray Cheng*, University of Louisville
    • 5:00 p.m.
      Stochastic modeling of seismic records based on deterministic formulations.
      G. R. Dargahi-Noubary*, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
    • 5:30 p.m.
      AR cyclostationary processes and period uncertainty.
      Peter J. Sherman*, Iowa State University
    • 6:00 p.m.
      Stochastic analysis for measuring income inequality and poverty.
      Ibrahim A. Ahmad*, Northern Illinois University
  • Saturday May 22, 1993, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Stochastic Processes, II

    Room 202A, DuSable Hall

    • 8:00 a.m.
      Poisson and Poisson process approximations for random tournaments.
      Anant P. Godbole*, Michigan Technological University
      Jinghua Qian, Michigan Technological University
    • 8:30 a.m.
      Necessary and sufficient conditions for L^p convergence of sums of independent random variables.
      Nasrollah Etemadi*, University of Illinois, Chicago
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Empirical distribution functions and strong approximation theorems for dependent random variables.
      Walter Philipp*, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Differential geometrical structures related to forecasting error variance ratios.
      Daming Xu*, University of Oregon
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Lyanpunov exponent of the stochastic harmonic oscillator.
      Mark Pinsky*, Northwestern University
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Random walks on the free groups and homogeneous trees.
      Steven P. Lalley*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
  • Saturday May 22, 1993, 1:30 p.m.-4:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Stochastic Processes, III

    Room 202A, DuSable Hall

    • 1:30 p.m.
      On the completeness of the spectral domain for harmonizable processes.
      Abol G. Miamee, Hampton University
      Bernd S. W. Schr\"oder*, Hampton University
    • 2:00 p.m.
      An example of a periodically correlated sequence whose spectral domain is not complete.
      A. Makagon*, Michigan State University
      H. Salehi, Michigan State University
    • 2:30 p.m.
      Prediction and moving average representation for strongly harmonizable processes.
      Marc H. Mehlman*, University of Pittsburgh, Johnstown
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Informal Discussion
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Inference for heavy tailed distributions.
      K. B. Athreya, Iowa State University
      S. N. Lahiri, Iowa State University
      Wei Wu*, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Random polynomials.
      K. Farahmand*, University of Ulster, Nothern Ireland
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Alan Turing and the central limit theorem.
      Sandy Zabell*, Northwestern University