Saturday, August 12

Dynamical Topology

10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Hibiscus & Ilima (Salon 3 & 4)

Topology continues to be a source of inspiration and power in nonlinear dynamics. The speakers will present some of the richness of the results that can be obtained.

Organizer: James A. Yorke
University of Maryland, College Park, USA
10:00-10:25 Structure and Renormalization of Invariant Sets of Quasi-Periodically Forced Maps
Jaroslav Stark, University College London, United Kingdom
10:30-10:55 Continued Fractions Expansion of Rotation Numbers for Plane Maps
Kathleen Alligood, George Mason University, USA; Carl Robert, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA; and Timothy Sauer, George Mason University, USA
11:00-11:25 Topological Methods Applied to Difference Equations
Judy Kennedy, University of Delaware, USA
11:30-11:55 Are Accessible Periodic Orbits Necessary?
Kathleen Alligood, George Mason University, USA

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