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Preliminary Schedule
   - last updated March 20, 2003-

The 20th Annual Rose-Hulman
Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS  - FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2003

10:00- 4:00 Registration - Main Entrance, Hadley Hall
12:00 Noon Buffet Lunch -- Kahn Room, Hulman Memorial Union
1:25-1:35  Welcome to Rose-Hulman
Room E-104 in Moench Hall
1:35-2:25  Invited Address - Professor DeWitt Sumners
CALCULATING THE  SECRETS OF LIFE: MATHEMATICS IN BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE  
Room E-104 in Moench Hall

Contributed (Student) Papers
abstracts

2:30-3:00 Coffee and Cookies
G-220, Crapo Hall
  Room G-219, Crapo Hall Room G-222, Crapo Hall
3:00-3:20  Dan Smith
Wabash College
Generalizing Cwatsets
J.B. Brown
University of Evansville
Simulation of Communicable Diseases
3:30-3:50 David Maduram
University of Illinois at Chicago
A Cost-Benefit Analysis of International Cigarette Smuggling Using Computationally-Intensive Mathematical Models
Jacob Reidhead
Arizona State University
Analysis of Disease Mutations By Evolutionary Comparison and Codon Position
4:00-4:20 Tyrel Fisher
Valparaiso University
Three-Minute Dating and Social Mixers
Andrew Clausen
Greenville College
On Binary Quadratic Forms
4:30-4:50 Group photos  

Group photos

5:15-6:45 Dinner -- Kahn Room, Hulman Memorial Union
7:00 - 8:00 Invited Address - Professor Aparna Higgins
DEMONIC  GRAPHS AND  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
Room E-104 in Moench Hall
8:30 Faculty and Student Parties (Directions will be given)


 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS - SATURDAY, MARCH 22, 2003

8:30-9:00 Coffee, Juice, and Donuts 
Book Display
Commons Area
9:00-10:00 Invited Address - Professor DeWitt Sumners
 DNA Topology
Room E-104 in Moench Hall

Contributed Papers

  Room G-219, Crapo Hall Room G-222, Crapo Hall
10:20-10:40 Lucas Wiman
Illinois State University
Simple and Multiple Circular Arc Graphs
Tony Smith
Wabash College
Approximations Using Two
Almost-Binomial Random Variables
10:50-11:10

Noah Prince
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
On the Bookthickness of Graphs

Ben Harwood
Northern Kentucky University
Quasi [p,q]-groups
11:20-11:40 Steven Klee
Valparaiso University
On the Edge Set of Graphs of Essentially
Equivalent Lattice Paths

Kellan Wampler
Rose-Hulman
War: the Vicious Cycle
 

12:00 Noon  LUNCH
CLOSING CEREMONY
BIG BOOK GIVE AWAY!
Kahn Room, Hulman Memorial Union

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