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2001 Fall Western Section Meeting
Irvine, CA, November 1011, 2001
Meeting #972
Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS
brusso@math.uci.edu
Special Session on Dynamical Systems of Billiard Type

Saturday November 10, 2001, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems of Billiard Type
Room 240, Physical Sciences Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Marek Rychlik, University of Arizona rychlik@u.arizona.edu
Andrew Torok, University of Houston torok@math.uh.edu

9:00 a.m.
The Ergodicity of Typical Hard Sphere Systems in 2D: Geometric Aspects.
Nandor Simanyi*, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
(97237104)

9:40 a.m.
Periodic orbit theory analysis of simple variants of familiar two dimensional billiard systems.
Richard W Robinett*, Penn State University
(97237117)

10:20 a.m.
The measure of periodic points of billiards  a computational algebraic geometry approach.
Marek R Rychlik*, University of Arizona
(97270194)

Saturday November 10, 2001, 3:00 p.m.6:25 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems of Billiard Type
Room 240, Physical Sciences Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Marek Rychlik, University of Arizona rychlik@u.arizona.edu
Andrew Torok, University of Houston torok@math.uh.edu

3:00 p.m.
A Central Limit Theorem for al large class of mixing maps.
Nicolai T Haydn*, University of Southern California
(97237151)

3:35 p.m.
Absolutely Continuous Invariant Measures for NonUniformly Expanding Maps.
Huyi Hu*, University of Southern California
Sandro Vaienti, Centre de Physique Th\'eorique, CNRS
(97237183)

4:10 p.m.
Rotations by pi/7 and examples of rational piecewise rotations with an unbounded return time to one of the atoms.
Arek Goetz*, San Francisco State University
(97237105)

4:45 p.m.
Chaos in Accelerated Billiards.
Bruce N Miller*, Texas Christian University
(97237173)

5:20 p.m.
Semidispersing billiards with a noncompact cusp.
Marco Lenci*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(9723782)

5:55 p.m.
A convex generalized 3D stadium billiard.
Gianluigi Del Magno*, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
(97237186)

Sunday November 11, 2001, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamical Systems of Billiard Type
Room 240, Physical Sciences Classroom Bldg
Organizers:
Marek Rychlik, University of Arizona rychlik@u.arizona.edu
Andrew Torok, University of Houston torok@math.uh.edu

9:00 a.m.
Periodic billiard orbits in noneuclidean polygons.
Eugene Gutkin*, Santa Monica, CA
(9723755)

9:40 a.m.
Mushrooms and Other Billiards With Divided Phase Space.
Leonid A Bunimovich*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(9723764)

10:20 a.m.
Statistics and ergodicity on a class of partially hyperbolic symmetric attractors.
Michael Field*, University of Houston
(97258131)
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