Monday, July 14

10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Chair: Debra Lewis, University of California, Santa Cruz Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Rehearsal Hall

Dynamical and Stochastic Systems

10:30 Modelling Rigid Multi-Body Dynamics with Contact and Friction
Florian A. Potra, Mihai Anitescu, and James F. Cremer, University of Iowa
10:45 Sub-Riemannian Geometry, Dynamics of Constrained Systems and Adapted Integrators
Thomas Chen and Hans Brauchli, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland
11:00 Homoclinic Orbits and Localized Buckling of Cylindrical Shells
Gabriel J. Lord and Alan R. Champneys, University of Bristol, United Kingdom; and Giles W. Hunt, University of Bath, United Kingdom
11:15 Conserving Algorithms for Hamiltonian Systems on Lie Groups
Debra Lewis, University of California, Santa Cruz
11:30 A Dynamical Proof of the Method of Lagrange
Alan P. Knoerr, Occidental College
11:45 Stochastic Representation of Self-Similarity for Complex Pattern Detection
Kohji Kamejima, Osaka Institute of Technology, Japan
12:00 Random Fibonacci Sequences, Dynamical Systems, a Fractal and the Number 1.131988
Divakar Viswanath and Lloyd N. Trefethen, Cornell University
12:15 Momentum Mappings Associated with Versal Deformations of the Dirac Linear Differential Expression
Denis Blackmore, New Jersey Institute of Technology; and Anatoliy Prykarpatsky, Academy of Mining and Metallurgy, Poland

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