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2011 Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA
April 910, 2011 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1070
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Special Session on Dynamics of Rational Systems of Difference Equations with Applications

Saturday April 9, 2011, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Dynamics of Rational Systems of Difference Equations with Applications, I
Rm 307, Stein Hall
Organizers:
M. R. S. Kulenovic, University of Rhode Island mkulenovic@mail.uri.edu
O. Merino, University of Rhode Island

8:00 a.m.
Open Problems and Conjectures in Difference Equations.
Gerry Ladas*, Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island
(107039107)

8:30 a.m.
Using Difference Equations to Extend Our Knowledge of Nested Radicals.
Chris D. Lynd*, University of Rhode Island
(107039197)

9:00 a.m.
Patterns of Boundedness of Rational Systems in the Plane.
Emmanouil Drymonis*, Department of Mathematics, University of Rhode Island
(107039108)

9:30 a.m.
A bifurcation result for nonautonomous rational difference equations.
Frank J. Palladino*, University of Rhode Island
Michael A. Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology
(107039103)

10:00 a.m.
Unboundedness Results For Fourth Order Rational Difference Equations.
Gabriel Lugo*, University of Rhode Island
Frank Palladino, University of Rhode Island
(107039172)

10:30 a.m.
On The Piecewise Linear System $ x_{n+1} = \vert x_{n} \vert + ay_{n} + b \qquad , \qquad y_{n+1} = x_{n} + c\vert y_{n} \vert + d $.
Edward Grove, University of Rhode Island
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
Evelina G. Lapierre*, Johnson & Wales University
Wirot Tikjha, Mahidol University
(107039176)

Saturday April 9, 2011, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Dynamics of Rational Systems of Difference Equations with Applications, II
Rm 307, Stein Hall
Organizers:
M. R. S. Kulenovic, University of Rhode Island mkulenovic@mail.uri.edu
O. Merino, University of Rhode Island

3:00 p.m.
Linear Fractional Recurrences: Periodicities and Integrability.
Eric Bedford, Indiana University, Bloomington IN
Kyounghee Kim*, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL
(107037194)

3:30 p.m.
The period $p$ curve, ${\mathcal S}_p$ for Cubic Polynomials.
Araceli Bonifant*, University of Rhode Island
Jan Kiwi, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
John Milnor, Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Stony Brook University
(107037181)

4:00 p.m.
On a Nonlinear System of Difference Equations.
M Predescu*, Bentley University
(107039233)

4:30 p.m.
On The Global Character of the solutions of the system: $x_{n+1}=\frac{\alpha_{1}}{x_{n}+y_{n}} y_{n+1}=\frac{\alpha_{2} + y_{n}}{B_{2} x_{n}+y_{n}}$.
Michael A. Radin*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Edward Grove, University of Rhode Island
Kostrov Yevgeniy, Xavier University of Louisiana
Schultz Stephen, Providence College
(107039207)

5:00 p.m.
Epidemics on networks with just one equation.
Joel C Miller*, Harvard School of Public Health & National Instittutes of Health
Erik M Volz, University of Michigan
(107092342)

5:30 p.m.
Global Behavior of a Twodimensional Competitive System of Difference Equations with Stocking.
Mustafa R.S. Kulenovic*, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881
Mehmed Nurkanovic, University of Tuzla, Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
(107039280)
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