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2003 Spring Central Section Meeting
Bloomington, IN, April 46, 2003
Meeting #985
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Extremal Combinatorics

Friday April 4, 2003, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal Combinatorics, I
Room 204, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois at Chicago mubayi@math.uic.edu
Jozef Skokan, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign jozef@math.uiuc.edu

2:00 p.m.
Lower bound on the profile of degree pairs in crossintersecting systems.
Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo*, Valparaiso University
Zsolt Tuza, Computer and Automation Institute, Hungarian Acade
(9850527)

2:30 p.m.
Searching for Dense Graphs without 8cycles.
Vasyl Dmytrenko*, University of Delaware
Felix Lazebnik, University of Delaware
(98505213)

3:00 p.m.
Strong Colouring.
P E Haxell*, University of Waterloo
(98505282)

3:30 p.m.
On incomparable and uncomplemented families of finite sets.
Yuejian Peng*, Indiana State University
Cheng Zhao, Indiana State University
(98505334)

4:00 p.m.
On the chromatic number of intersection graphs of convex sets in the plane.
SeogJin Kim*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexandr Kostochka, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Kittikorn Nakprasit, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(98505165)

4:30 p.m.
Polychromatic cliques and related questions.
Ryan R. Martin*, Carnegie Mellon University
Tom Bohman, Carnegie Mellon University
Alan Frieze, Carnegie Mellon University
Miklos Ruszinko, Computer and Automation Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Cliff Smyth, Carnegie Mellon University
(98505269)

5:00 p.m.
On Hypergraphs of Girth Five.
Felix Lazebnik*, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Delaware
Jacques Verstra\" ete, Theory Group, Microsoft Research
(98505223)

Saturday April 5, 2003, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
Special Session on Extremal Combinatorics, II
Room 208, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois at Chicago mubayi@math.uic.edu
Jozef Skokan, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign jozef@math.uiuc.edu

8:30 a.m.
Bounds on the Turan density of PG(3,2).
M Cioaba Sebastian*, Queen's Universiy
(9850551)

9:00 a.m.
On the number of edges in uniform hypergraphs with no even cycles.
Alexandr Kostochka*, University of Illinois
Jacques Verstraete, Microsoft Research
(9850563)

9:30 a.m.
Essentially infinite colourings of hypergraphs.
B\'ela Bollob\'as, The University of Memphis and Trinity College, Cambridge
Yoshiharu Kohayakawa*, Universidade de S\~ao Paulo and Emory University
Vojt\v ech R\"odl, Emory University
Anusch Taraz, HumboldtUniversit\"at zu Berlin
(98505305)

10:00 a.m.
An optimal algorithm for checking regularity.
Y. Kohayakawa, University of Sao Paulo
V. Rodl, Emory University
L. Thoma*, University of Rhode Island
(98505289)

10:30 a.m.
A Construction of Extremal Graphs Using Finite Geometry.
Keith E Mellinger*, University of Illinois at Chicago
Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois at Chicago
(9850560)

11:00 a.m.
Coloring with no 2colored $P_4$'s.
Radhika Ramamurthi*, California State University San Marcos
Michael Albertson, Smith College
Glenn Chappell, University of Alaska Fairbanks
H.A. Kierstead, Arizona State University
Andre Kundgen, California State University San Marcos
(98505329)

Saturday April 5, 2003, 3:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal Combinatorics, III
Room 208, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois at Chicago mubayi@math.uic.edu
Jozef Skokan, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign jozef@math.uiuc.edu

3:00 p.m.
The number of edge colorings with no monochromatic cliques.
Noga Alon, IAS, Princeton
Jozsef Balogh*, Ohio State University
Peter Keevash, Princeton
Benny Sudakov, Princeton
(98505229)

3:30 p.m.
Venn Diagrams and Symmetric Chain Decompositions in the Boolean Lattice.
Jerrold R. Griggs*, University of South Carolina
Charles E Killian, North Carolina State University
Carla D Savage, North Carolina State University
(98505195)

4:00 p.m.
A bound on the sum of squares of degrees in a monotone graph family.
Zoltan Furedi, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign and Renyi Institute, Budapest
Andre Kundgen*, Cal State San Marcos
(98505327)

4:30 p.m.
On Randomly Generated Intersecting Hypergraphs.
Tom Bohman, Carnegie Mellon University
Colin Cooper, Carnegie Mellon University
Alan Frieze, Carnegie Mellon University
Ryan Martin, Carnegie Mellon University
Miklos Ruszinko*, Carnegie Mellon University
(98505337)

Sunday April 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m.12:20 p.m.
Special Session on Extremal Combinatorics, IV
Room 208, Ballantine Hall
Organizers:
Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois at Chicago mubayi@math.uic.edu
Jozef Skokan, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign jozef@math.uiuc.edu

9:00 a.m.
An Improved Extremal Function for Graph Linkages.
Robin Thomas, Georgia Inst. of Tech.
Paul Wollan*, Georgia Inst. of Tech.
(98505260)

9:30 a.m.
A hypercube covering problem, or DNF with exceptions.
Dhruv Mubayi, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
Gyorgy Turan*, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
Yi Zhao, Univ. of Illinois at Chicago
(98505241)

10:00 a.m.
Nontrivial Intersecting Families.
Jacques Alain Verstraete*, Microsoft Research
Dhruv Mubayi, University of Illinois, Chicago
(98505339)

10:30 a.m.
Tree representations of $K_{n,n}$.
Nancy Eaton*, University of Rhode Island
Zoltan Furedi, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Alexandr V. Kostochka, University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign
Jozef Skokan, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(98505274)

11:00 a.m.
A New Degree Condition For Graph Tiling.
Ali Shokoufandeh, Drexel University
Yi Zhao*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(98505177)

11:30 a.m.
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Yoshiharu Kohayakawa, University of Sao Paulo
Vojtech Rodl, Emory University
Papa Amar Sissokho*, Emory University
(98505333)

12:00 p.m.
An extremal function for $K_9$ minors.
Zixia Song*, School of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
Robin Thomas, School Of Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology
(98505227)
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