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2007 Fall Central Section Meeting
Chicago, IL, October 56, 2007 (Friday  Saturday)
Meeting #1030
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS
susan@math.northwestern.edu
Special Session on Algebraic Coding Theory (in honor of Harold N. Ward's retirement)

Friday October 5, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Coding Theory (in honor of Harold N. Ward's retirement), I
Room 1217, Lewis Center
Organizers:
Jay A. Wood, Western Michigan University jay.wood@wmich.edu

Friday October 5, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Coding Theory (in honor of Harold N. Ward's retirement), II
Room 1217, Lewis Center
Organizers:
Jay A. Wood, Western Michigan University jay.wood@wmich.edu

2:30 p.m.
New Negative Latin Square Type Partial Difference Sets in Nonelementary Abelian 2groups and 3groups.
John B Polhill*, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
(10300517)

3:00 p.m.
Crossover of aperiodic autocorrelation functions for quaternary sequences.
James A Davis*, University of Richmond
Pohl Michael, University of Richmond
(103005304)

3:30 p.m.
Loose ends.
Harold N. Ward*, University of Virginia
(10309492)

4:00 p.m.
Applications of Quadratic Forms in Coding Theory.
Gary McGuire*, University College Dublin
(103094374)

4:30 p.m.
HartmannTzengtype Bounds for Cyclic Codes.
Nigel Boston*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(103014258)

5:00 p.m.
LDPC codes from voltage graphs.
Christine A. Kelley, The Ohio State University
Judy L. Walker*, University of Nebraska
(103094355)

5:30 p.m.
On the dimensions of certain LDPC codes based on $q$regular bipartite graphs.
Peter Sin, University of Florida
Qing Xiang*, University of Delaware
(103094171)

Saturday October 6, 2007, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Coding Theory (in honor of Harold N. Ward's retirement), III
Room 1217, Lewis Center
Organizers:
Jay A. Wood, Western Michigan University jay.wood@wmich.edu

Saturday October 6, 2007, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Special Session on Algebraic Coding Theory (in honor of Harold N. Ward's retirement), IV
Room 1217, Lewis Center
Organizers:
Jay A. Wood, Western Michigan University jay.wood@wmich.edu

2:30 p.m.
Partial permutation decoding of Hermitian codes.
Gretchen L Matthews*, Clemson University
(103014185)

3:00 p.m.
Groebner Bases \& List Decoding BCH Codes.
Philip R Busse*, University of Kentucky
(103014244)

3:30 p.m.
Hadamard Matrices.
Stephen London, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Vera Pless*, UIC, Chicago, IL
(103005123)

4:00 p.m.
New results on selforthogonal codes.
Xiangdong Hou*, University of South Florida
(103094319)

4:30 p.m.
A MacWilliams Identity for Convolutional Codes.
Heide GluesingLuerssen*, University of Kentucky
(10309468)

5:00 p.m.
Cyclic convolutional codes and skew polynomial rings.
Sergio R LopezPermouth*, Ohio University
Steve Szabo, Ohio University
(103094337)
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