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Emerging Applications of Combinatorial Design November 05, 2000 - November 10, 2000

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Nov 05, 2000
Sunday
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
  Scheduling Tournaments and Leagues
Jeff Dinitz (University of Vermont)
Nov 06, 2000
Monday
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Applications of combinatorial designs in communications and networking
Charles Colbourn (Arizona State University)
10:30 AM - 01:30 PM
  A survey of packing and covering designs
Ronald Mullin
01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
  Factor-covering designs for testing software
Sid Dalal
02:30 PM - 03:30 PM
  Constructing Large Designs
Malcolm Greig
Nov 07, 2000
Tuesday
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Combinatorial problems arising in high dimensional integration and approximation
Art Owen
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Small and beautiful: Designing DNA sequences for molecular recognition
Benno Schwikowski
11:30 AM - 02:00 PM
  Combinatorics of the ordered Hamming space
William Martin
02:00 PM - 02:30 PM
  Recent results on difference sets with classical parameters
Qing Xiang
02:30 PM - 03:00 PM
  Ladder orderings for double erasure codes
Myra Cohen
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  The integer programming approach for generating designs
Lucia Moura
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
  Computational methods for combinatorial design construction
Peter Gibbons
Nov 08, 2000
Wednesday
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Applications of combinatorial designs in digital communication
Vladimir Tonchev (Michigan Technological University)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Using combinatorial designs in the construciton of pool designs for clone screening
Frank Hwang
11:30 AM - 02:00 PM
  The need for speed: Combinatorial implications of an important application of Monte Carlo methods in financial risk management
Mark Lawrence
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Sharp asymptotic bounds on two-stage group testing efficiency
Toby Berger
03:30 PM - 04:30 PM
  Designing storage area network fabrics
Julie Ward
Nov 09, 2000
Thursday
09:00 AM - 10:30 AM
  Quality control in manufacturing DNA arrays: A combinatorial design approach
Martin Tompa
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  Some applications of combinatorial designs to extremal graph theory
Alan Ling
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
  Biologically motivated design problems
David Torney
01:30 PM - 02:00 PM
  Hamilton decompositions of directed wrapped butterfly graphs
Helen Verrall
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
  Selected applications of combinatorial designs
Tran Trung
03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
  Two applications of combinatorial design theory
Jonathan Jedwab