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1998 Fall Western Section Meeting
Tucson, AZ, November 13-15, 1998
Meeting #938

Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu

Special Session on Mathematics and Biology

  • Saturday November 14, 1998, 9:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Mathematics and Biology, I

    Room 220, Physics & Atmospheric Sciences
    Organizers:
    Jim Cushing, University of Arizona cushing@math.arizona.edu
    Shandelle M. Henson, University of Arizona henson@math.arizona.edu

    • 9:00 a.m.
      Hamiltonian Limits and Subharmonic Resonance in Ecological Models: I. From the Pendulum \dots.
      William M. Schaffer*, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona.
      Aaron A. King, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona
      (938-92-75)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Hamiltonian Limits and Subharmonic Resonance in Ecological Models: II. \dots to the Lynx and the Hare.
      Aaron A. King*, Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona
      William M. Schaffer, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Program in Applied Mathematics, University of Arizona.
      (938-92-76)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Variations on the complex formation approach in modeling predator prey relations, mating, and sexual disease transmission.
      Horst R. Thieme*, Arizona State University
      Jinling Yang, Arizona State University
      (938-92-37)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      How to Construct Better High-Dimensional Population Models.
      Yang Kuang*, ASU
      (938-92-33)
  • Saturday November 14, 1998, 3:00 p.m.-5:50 p.m.
    Special Session on Mathematics and Biology, II

    Room 220, Physics & Atmospheric Sciences
    Organizers:
    Jim Cushing, University of Arizona cushing@math.arizona.edu
    Shandelle M. Henson, University of Arizona henson@math.arizona.edu

    • 3:00 p.m.
      Consistency and Fluctuation Theorems for Discrete Time Structured Population Models Having Demographic Stochasticity .
      Joseph C Watkins*, University of Arizona
      (938-92-56)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      From Individuals to Population Dynamics: A Method and an Example .
      Wade Leitner*, University of Arizona
      (938-60-96)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      A Stochastic Continuous-Time Age-Structured Population Model.
      Edward J. Allen*, Texas Tech University
      Maruful Chowdhury, Texas Tech University
      (938-92-10)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Estimating Mean Time to Extinction; an Overview of Some Popular Methods.
      Kevin R Anderson*, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications
      Wade Leitner, Department of Mathematics
      (938-92-31)
    • 5:00 p.m.
      A model of the population dynamics and coevolution of mutualisms.
      Brian J McGill*, U of Arizona
      (938-92-123)
    • 5:30 p.m.
      Temperature based growth/mortality model for the Mountain Pine Beetle.
      Peter W White*, Tarleton State University
      (938-92-66)
  • Sunday November 15, 1998, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Mathematics and Biology, III

    Room 220, Physics & Atmospheric Sciences
    Organizers:
    Jim Cushing, University of Arizona cushing@math.arizona.edu
    Shandelle M. Henson, University of Arizona henson@math.arizona.edu

    • 8:30 a.m.
      A Mathematical model of microbial growth and competition in a plug flow reactor: a model of the gut.
      Hal L Smith*, Arizona State University
      (938-92-49)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Temporal and spatial synchronization in microbial ecology.
      Frank C Hoppensteadt*, ASU
      (938-92-62)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      Differentiability and species coexistence.
      Frederick R Adler*, AMS
      (938-92-59)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      The dynamics of a simple food chain.
      Sophia R. - J. Jang*, Texas Tech University
      (938-92-101)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      A Dynamical System Modeling Meristematic Plant Developement and Reproducing the Observed Phyllotactic Patterns.
      Pau Atela, Math Department, Smith College
      Christophe Gole, Math Department, Smith College
      Scott Hotton*, Math Department, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
      (938-92-106)
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