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Spring Eastern Sectional Meeting
University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
March 2930, 2014 (Saturday  Sunday)
Meeting #1098
Associate secretaries:
Steven H Weintraub, AMS shw2@lehigh.edu
Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications

Saturday March 29, 2014, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications, I
Sondheim 207, Sondheim Hall
Organizers:
Steven Miller, Williams College
Michael Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology marsma@rit.edu

8:00 a.m.
Virus Dynamics on Star Graphs.
Steven J Miller*, Williams College
(10980048)

8:30 a.m.
Coin flips, Fibonacci numbers and the longest gap!
Shiyu Li, University of California Berkeley
Steven Miller, Williams College
Philip Tosteson*, University of Michigan
(10980584)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematical modeling of the HIV/Aids epidemic in Cuba.
Antonio Mastroberardino*, Penn State Erie, The Behrend College
Yuanji Cheng, Malmo University
Ahmed Abdelrazec, York University
Hao Liu, Arizona State University
(10989250)

9:30 a.m.
Dynamics of a Discrete Population Model for Extinction and Sustainability in Ancient Civilizations.
Michael A. Radin*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Bernard P. Brooks, Rochester Institute of Technology
Tamas I. Wiandt, Rochester Institute of Technology
(109839166)

10:00 a.m.
Time Scales, Switching, Control, Survival and Extinction in a Population Dynamics Model with TimeVarying Carrying Capacity.
Harold M Hastings*, Simon's Rock of Bard College and Hofstra University
Michael Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology
(10983983)

10:30 a.m.
A Scheme for Modeling and Analyzing the Dynamics of Logical Circuits.
Aminur Rahman*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(109837142)

Saturday March 29, 2014, 3:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Difference Equations and Applications, II
Sondheim 207, Sondheim Hall
Organizers:
Steven Miller, Williams College
Michael Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology marsma@rit.edu

3:00 p.m.
On the Boundedness of Positive Solutions of the Reciprocal MaxType Difference Equation $\displaystyle{\max\left{\frac{A_{n}}{x_{nk}}, \frac{B_{n}}{x_{n\ell}}\right}}$ with Periodic Parameters.
Candace M. Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Michael A. Radin, Rochester Institute of Technology
(109839183)

3:30 p.m.
On the boundedness of positive solutions of the reciprocal maxtype difference equation $x_n = \max_{1\le i\le t}\left{\frac{A^i_{ni}}{x_{ni}}\right}$ with periodic parameters.
Daniel W. Cranston*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Candace M. Kent, Virginia Commonwealth University
(109839115)

4:00 p.m.
Folding planar systems into secondorder difference equations.
H. Sedaghat*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(109839144)

4:30 p.m.
Periodic windows within windows within windows.
Madhura Joglekar*, Univ of MD College Park
James Yorke, Univ of MD College Park
(10983728)

5:00 p.m.
Avoiding extremes in chaotic systems.
Suddhasattwa Das*, University of Maryland, College Park
James A Yorke, University of Maryland, College Park
(10983731)

5:30 p.m.
Existence and uniqueness of an invariant point, and global attractiveness for a class of nonlinear, random difference equations.
Michael Marcondes de Freitas*, Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University
Eduardo D. Sontag, Department of Mathematics, Rutgers University
(109837294)
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