Sunday, May 18

3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Chair: Steven J. Schiff, Children's National Medical Center Maybird - Level C

Unstable Periodic Orbits

3:00 Characterization of Blowout Bifurcation by Unstable Periodic Orbits
Yoshihiko Nagai and Ying-Cheng Lai, University of Kansas
3:20 Hopf's Last Hope: Spatio-Temporal Chaos in Terms of Unstable Recurrent Patterns
F. Christiansen, P. Cvitanoviac, and V. Putkaradze, Niels Bohr Institute, Denmark
3:40 Detecting Unstable Periodic Orbit in Experimental Data
Paul T. So, Children's National Medical Center; Edward Ott, University of Maryland, College Park; Steven J. Schiff, Children's National Medical Center; Tim Sauer, George Mason University; and Celso Grebogi, University of Maryland, College Park
4:00 From Billiards to Brains - Applying Periodic Orbit Theory to Mammalian Neuronal Networks
Steven J. Schiff, Children's National Medical Center
4:40 (Moved from Poster II) Symplectic Integrators Versus Ordinary-Differential-Equation Solvers for Hamiltonian Systems
Jon Lee, Wright Lab (FIB), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

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