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2003 Spring Southeastern Sectional Meeting
Baton Rouge, LA, March 1416, 2003
Meeting #984
Associate secretaries:
John L Bryant, AMS
bryant@math.fsu.edu
Special Session on Graphs and Matroids

Friday March 14, 2003, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Matroids, I
Room 213, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Bogdan S. Oporowski, Louisiana State University bogdan@math.lsu.edu
James G. Oxley, Louisiana State University oxley@math.lsu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Matroid Minors.
Geoff Whittle*, Victoria University of Wellington
(98405122)

3:15 p.m.
Extending the chromatic number to matrices, matroids and oriented matroids.
Laura Chavez, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
Luis A Goddyn*, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver
(98405196)

3:45 p.m.
Distribution of contractible elements in 2connected and 3connected matroids.
Haidong Wu*, University of Mississippi
(98405204)

4:15 p.m.
Some results on representability of matroids.
Sandra R Kingan*, Penn State Harrisburg
(98405220)

4:45 p.m.
An extremal result for a class of binary matroids.
Hongxun Qin*, The Ohio State University
Xiangqian Zhou, The Ohio State University
(98405153)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Matroids, II
Room 213, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Bogdan S. Oporowski, Louisiana State University bogdan@math.lsu.edu
James G. Oxley, Louisiana State University oxley@math.lsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Splitter theorems for 4regular graphs.
Guoli Ding, Louisiana State University
Jinko Kanno*, Louisiana State University
(9840569)

8:30 a.m.
The class of binary matroids with no $M(K_{3,3})$, $M(K_{5})$, $M^{*}(K_{3,3})$, or $M^{*}(M(K_{5})$minors.
Xiangqian Zhou*, Ohio State University
Hongxun Qin, Ohio State University
(98405141)

9:00 a.m.
Flow and coloring duality of imbedded graphs and signed graphs.
Daniel C Slilaty*, Wright State University
(98405188)

9:30 a.m.
Largest Circuits and Cocircuits in Graphs an Matroids.
Nolan McMurray, The University of Mississippi
Talmage J Reid*, The University of Mississippi
Bing Wei, The University of Mississippi
Haidong Wu, The University of Mississippi
(98405133)

10:00 a.m.
Circumference of 3connected graphs.
Xingxing Yu*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Guantao Chen, Georgia State University
Laura Sheppardson, Georgia Tech
Wenan Zang, University of Hong Kong
(98405128)

10:30 a.m.
$K_{3,k}$ Minors in Large $7$Connected Graphs.
Thomas Boehme, Technische Universitat, Ilmenau
John Maharry*, The Ohio State University
Bojan Mohar, University of Ljubljana
(9840557)

Saturday March 15, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Matroids, III
Room 213, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Bogdan S. Oporowski, Louisiana State University bogdan@math.lsu.edu
James G. Oxley, Louisiana State University oxley@math.lsu.edu

2:30 p.m.
The Strong Perfect Graph Theorem.
M. Chudnovsky, Princeton University
N. Robertson, Ohio State University
P. Seymour, Princeton University
R. Thomas*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(98405123)

3:30 p.m.
Forbidden Subgraphs and Bounds on the Size of a Maximum Matching.
Michael D. Plummer*, Vanderbilt University
Akira Saito, Nihon University
(98405136)

4:00 p.m.
Cycle spectra in graphs.
Tristan MJ Denley*, University of Mississippi
(98405232)

4:30 p.m.
Generating rregular graphs.
Guoli Ding*, LSU
Peter Chen, LSU
(98405114)

5:00 p.m.
Constructing Trees in Graphs whose Complement has no $K_{2,s}$.
Edward Dobson*, Mississippi State University
(98405235)

Sunday March 16, 2003, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
Special Session on Graphs and Matroids, IV
Room 213, Tureaud Hall
Organizers:
Bogdan S. Oporowski, Louisiana State University bogdan@math.lsu.edu
James G. Oxley, Louisiana State University oxley@math.lsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Disjoint paths in planar graphs.
Laura Sheppardson*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Xingxing Yu, Georgia Institute of Technology
(98405182)

8:30 a.m.
The existence of separating cycles in triangulations of the double torus.
Mark N. Ellingham, Vanderbilt University
Dana L. Jennings*, Vanderbilt University
Xiaoya Zha, Middle Tennessee State University
(9840524)

9:00 a.m.
Break.

10:00 a.m.
Subsets of the sphere that uniquely embed in the sphere.
R. Bruce Richter*, University of Waterloo
Carsten Thomassen, Technical University of Denmark
(98457157)

11:00 a.m.
Trades and flexible graph embeddings.
Mark N. Ellingham*, Vanderbilt University
(98405158)

11:30 a.m.
Book Embeddings.
Robin Leigh Blankenship*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Bogdan Oporowski, Louisiana State University
(98405246)
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