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1993 Western Section Meeting
Claremont, CA, November 67, 1993
Meeting #887
Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS
lwsmall@ucsd.edu
Sunday November 7, 1993

Sunday November 7, 1993, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems and Chaos, II
Room 126, Beckman Hall

8:30 a.m.
Volterra's crusade against chaos.
Ray Redheffer*, University of California, Los Angeles
(8873427)

9:00 a.m.
Positive fixed points for subhomogeneous monotone maps.
Morris W. Hirsch*, University of California, Berkeley
(8873409)

9:30 a.m.
On some quadratic dynamical systems.
Klaus Schmitt*, University of Utah
(8873412)

10:00 a.m.
Unrestricted iterations of contractions.
Simeon Reich*, University of Southern California
(8874728)

Sunday November 7, 1993, 8:30 a.m.9:50 a.m.
Special Session on Nonlinear Analysis and Banach Space Theory, III
Room 285, Parsons Hall

8:30 a.m.
Unrestricted products of contractions in Banach spaces.
PeiKee Lin*, Memphis State University
(8874756)

9:00 a.m.
Stability of some properties in Banach spaces.
Elias Saab*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(8874642)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion

Sunday November 7, 1993, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Mathematical Models in Epidemiology, III
Room 350, Parsons Hall

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotical behavior of an SIS multiple group model with agestructure.
Wenzhang Huang*, Cornell University
(8879245)

9:30 a.m.
Can a core group allow for the coexistence of multiple strain of a nonfatal sexuallytransmitted disease?
Jia Li*, University of Alabama, Huntsville
Carlos CastilloChavez, Cornell University
Wenzhang Huang, Georgia Technology
(8879244)

10:00 a.m.
Multiannual outbreaks of childhood diseases revisited: The possible effects of isolation.
Zhilan Feng, Arizona State University
Horst R. Thieme*, Arizona State University
(8879205)

10:30 a.m.
Models for diseases with vertical transmission and nonlinear population dynamics.
Fred Brauer*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(8879219)

Sunday November 7, 1993, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Industrial Applied Mathematics, II
Room 132, Jacobs Hall

9:00 a.m.
The exact confidence bound method: Use in marketing.
Steven P. Louden*, Claremont McKenna College
(8876267)

9:30 a.m.
Lower confidence bounds on system reliability.
Darren M. Gonzales*, Claremont McKenna College
(8876268)

10:00 a.m.
Reliability growth models.
David W. Ballew*, Claremont McKenna College
(8876269)

Sunday November 7, 1993, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
Special Session on Computational Number Theory, III
Room 134, Beckman Hall

9:00 a.m.
Halfway to a solution of a quadratic diophantine equation.
Alf van der Poorten*, Macquarie University, Australia
(8871104)

9:30 a.m.
On the continued fractions of quadratic surds.
David G. Cantor*,
(8871458)

10:00 a.m.
Discussion

Sunday November 7, 1993, 9:45 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Special Session on Brownian Motion and Applications to Potential Theory, III
Room 134, Jacobs Hall

9:45 a.m.
Boundary fluctuations in firstpassage percolation.
Kenneth S. Alexander*, University of Southern California
(8876041)

Sunday November 7, 1993, 11:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Invited Address
Morse theory up to Epsilon.
McAlister Room, Galileo Hall
Nassif Ghoussoub*, University of British Columbia
(8875850)

Sunday November 7, 1993, 2:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
Invited Address

Sunday November 7, 1993, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems and Chaos, III
Room 126, Beckman Hall

3:00 p.m.
Absence of limit cycles.
Pauline Van Den Driessche*, University of Victoria
(8873432)

3:30 p.m.
Complicated dynamics in a 4level food chain.
H. L. Smith*, Arizona State University
Paul Waltman, Emory University
(8873514)

4:00 p.m.
Delay differential equations models vs. differential equations models  two case studies in biological modeling.
Betty Tang*, Arizona State University
(8879230)

4:30 p.m.
Distributional and small solutions of delay equations.
K. L. Cooke*, Pomona College
S. M. Verduyn Lunel, Vrije University, Netherlands
(8873424)

Sunday November 7, 1993, 3:00 p.m.5:35 p.m.
Special Session on Brownian Motion and Applications to Potential Theory, IV
Room 134, Jacobs Hall

3:00 p.m.
Coexistence results in catalysts.
R. Durrett, Cornell University
G. Swindle*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(8876078)

3:55 p.m.
A discrete invariance principle for random combinatorial structures.
A. D. Barbour, Institut f\"ur Angewandte Mathematik, Zurich, Switzerland
R. Arratia, Institut f\"ur Angewandte Mathematik, Zurich, Switzerland
S. Tavare*, Institut f\"ur Angewandte Mathematik, Zurich, Switzerland
(8876039)

4:50 p.m.
Particle representation of functionals of a superprocess.
Raisa E. Feldman*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Srikanth K. Iyer, University of California, Santa Barbara
(8876029)

Sunday November 7, 1993, 3:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Special Session on Quantum Groups and Quantum Topology, II
Room 132, Jacobs Hall

3:00 p.m.
Discussion and Problem Session

Sunday November 7, 1993, 3:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
Session on Contributed Papers
Room 134, Beckman Hall

3:00 p.m.
The content of boxes.
G. D. Chakerian, University of California, Davis
M. A. Ghandehari*, University of California, Davis
(8875201)

3:15 p.m.
Representation theorems and continuous duals of paranormed sequence spaces generated by infinite matrices.
Nandita Rath*, Washington State University
(8874002)

3:30 p.m.
The storage complexity of some estimators of the median.
Mark Finkelstein*, University of California, Irvine
Stephen Scheinberg, University of California, Irvine
(8876803)

3:45 p.m.
FeketeSzego problem for powers of strongly closetoconvex functions.
M. Jahangiri*, California State University, Bakersfield
(8873043)

4:00 p.m.
Numerical integration by the inverse of derivative operator.
Krishnanand Verma*, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
(8876553)

4:15 p.m.
A new perspective of trigonometric function.
Kaninka Verma*, Whitewater High School
Samarth Verma, Whitewater High School
(8873354)

4:30 p.m.
On a free boundary problem in porous media.
Gieri Simonett*, University of California, Los Angeles
Joachim Escher, University of Besancon, France
(8873515)

4:45 p.m.
Existence, uniqueness, and stability of symmetric periodic solutions of a differential delay equation.
Anatoli F. Ivanov*, University of Rhode Island
Srikanth K. Iyer, University of California, Santa Barbara
(8873421)
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