DIMACS/Math Research Experiences for Undergraduates 2005

REU Final Presentations
CoRE 301

Wednesday, July 20, 2005
10:30-11:30 Lafayette REU presentations
11:30-12:15 Lunch with Lafayette REU students
12:15-12:55 Panel on Graduate School in Math and Computer Science
Dr. Chuck Weibel, Math Grad Director
Dr. Gerard Richter, Computer Science Director of Admissions
1:00-1:15 A Discrete Representation of DNA Base Pair Steps
Yi Lin, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
1:20-1:45 On Generating All Shortest Paths and Finding Minimal Cutsets.
Elizabeth Hayden, Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA
Daniel MacDonald, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
1:50-2:15 Feature Selection and Error Tolerance for the Logical Analysis of Data
Craig Bowles, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Kathryn Davidson, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2:20-2:35 Connections constants for the Painleve P1 equation
Shana Lieberman, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD
2:35-3:00 COOKIE BREAK
3:00-3:15 Solving the Maximum Independent Set Problem for S1,2,2-free Planar Graphs
Sarah Bleiler, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
3:20-3:35 3-Coloring Claw-free Graphs
Samuel Nelson, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
3:40-4:05 Complexity of planarity testing
Marek Krcal, Charles University, Prague
4:10-4:25 Algorithms to Solve 2-player Games
Arjun Talwar, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
4:30-4:55 Connections Among Knot and Tangle Invariants
Matthew Meola, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Joseph Walsh, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

Thursday, July 21, 2005
1:00-1:15 Flight Scheduling
Jessica McCoy, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
1:20-1:35 Marine Logistics: Crude Oil Transportation
Abhinav Jha, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
1:40-1:55 Tensor Decomposition of Microarray Data
Jennifer Staigar, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2:00-2:15 Eulerian Graph Representation for siRNA Sequence Structure
Karen Lostritto, Brown University, Providence, RI
2:20-2:35 Testing Models of Virus Capsid Structure for Emerging and Re-Emerging Viruses
Aziza Jefferson, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2:40-2:55 Evaluation of Hop-Optimal Networks in the Weak Sensor Model
Andrew Rodriguez, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
2:55-3:10 COOKIE BREAK
3:10-3:35 Entity Resolution for Authors of Biological Sciences Papers
Jordanna Chord, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
Melissa Mitchell, University of Detroit - Mercy, Detroit, MI
3:40-4:05 Correlations on trees and forests
Josef Cibulka, Charles University, Prague
Jan Hladky, Charles University, Prague
4:10-4:25 Ionization of a two-state system
Jonathan Bergknoff, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
4:30-4:45 Error Bounds in Wave Equations
Alekzander Malcom, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX
4:50-5:05 Error Bounds in Wave Equations
Charles Siegel, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
5:10-5:25 Estimating Entropy for Data Streams
Khanh Do Ba, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
6:00-??? Farewell Dinner (in CoRE 401)