Understanding Complex Systems

Schedule

Monday, May 15, 2006


8:30am Continental Breakfast and Poster Setup, Loomis Lobby
Opening Session M1A in 141 Loomis chaired by Alfred Hubler
8:55am Opening Remarks: Jeremiah Sullivan, Head of Physics Department, UIUC
9:00am Opening Keynote Talk Paul C. Lauterbur, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, Chemistry, UIUC: "The Origin Of Complexity"
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9:40am Coffee Break, Loomis Lobby
Opening Session M1B chaired by Wayne Davis
10:00am Keynote: David Goldberg, Director of the Illinois Genetic Algorithms Laboratory, General Engineering, UIUC: "Genetic Algorithms: Big, Bad & Fast"
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10:40am Keynote: Bruce West, Chief Scientist, Mathematical & Information Sciences Directorate, US Army Research Office: "Fractional Calculus In Physiologic Networks"
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11:20am Keynote: Eshel Ben-Jacob, The Maguy-Glass Chair in Physics of Complex Systems, Former President of the Israel Physical Society, Tel Aviv University, Israel: "Individual Frequency Signature In Human Brain Activity"
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Noon Lunch at the Illini Union Ballroom
Session M2 in 141 Loomis chaired by Alexander Scheeline
1:10pm Keynote: Zaida Luthey-Schulten, Chemistry, UIUC: "Evolution of Protein Structure: How Nature Designs Proteins"
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1:50pm Nigel Goldenfeld, Physics, UIUC: "The Evolution Of The Genetic Code"
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2:30pmEric Jakobsson, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, Biochemistry, UIUC: "Levels Of Complexity In Biological Membranes"
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3:10pm Coffee, Ice Cream & Posters, Loomis Lobby,
Please staff the posters during this time.
Session M3 in 141 Loomis chaired by Sam Beshers
3:30pm Keynote: Bruce Schatz, Interim Department Head, Medical Information Science, UIUC: "Viable Health Systems via Distributed Computing Systems"
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4:10pm Bob Wilhelmson, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences and Senior Research Scientist, NCSA, UIUC
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Focus Session: The Complex Landscape of Conflict and Security in 141 Loomis chaired by Juergen Scheffran
4:45pm Juergen Scheffran, Arms Control, Disarmament, International Security, UIUC: "Complexity And Security: An Emerging Link"
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5:20pm Alvin M. Saperstein, Physics, Fellow of the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies, Wayne State University: "Chaos In Models Of Arms Races And War"
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5:55pm Michael Findley, Political Science, UIUC: "Agents and Conflict: Civil War Resolution As A Complex Adaptive System"
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6:30pm End of Session


Tuesday, May 16, 2006


7:30am Continental Breakfast, Loomis Lobby
Session T1 in 141 Loomis
8:00am Keynote: John Tyson, University Distinguished Professor of Molecular Cell Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University: "Information Processing Networks In Living Cells"
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8:40am Keynote: Itamar Procaccia, The Barbara and Morris L. Levinson Professorial Chair in Chemical Physics, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel: "Exact Mapping Of Nonlinear Turbulence To Linear Models: The Mechanism Of Anomalous Scaling"
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9:20am Keynote: Norman Packard, CEO of ProtoLife, Chairman of the Science Steering Committee of the Santa Fe Institute: "Self-Assembly And Chemical Reactions At The Transition To Life"
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10:00am Coffee Break, Loomis Lobby
Session T2 in 141 Loomis chaired by Alex Scheeline
10:20am Keynote: John Ross, Camille and Henry Dreyfus Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus, Stanford University: "Complex Chemical Reaction Mechanisms"
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11:10am Eytan Domany, The Henry J. Leir Professorial Chair, Physics of Complex Systems, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel: "Predicting Outcome In Breast Cancer: The Search For A Robust List Of Predictive Genes"
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12:00 Lunch at the Illini Union Ballroom with a presentation
1:00pm A Tour of the CUBE virtual environment in the Beckman Institute by Professor George Francis, Mathematics, UIUC Limit 12 people, please sign up at the registration desk.

1:00pm Tutorial I in 144 Loomis

Session T3A in 136 Loomis chaired by Martin Singleton
1:00pm Javier Alcazar, Mechanical Engineering, Laboratory for Intelligent Machine Systems (LIMS), Cornell University: "Controllability And Observability For Interconnections Of A Large Number Of Mobile Robots"
1:30pm Bradly Alicea, Anthropology/Ecology, MIND Lab, Michigan State University: "Filling Up The Tree: Considering The Self-Organization Of A Complex Behavior"

Session T3B in 141 Loomis chaired by Glenn Foster
1:00pm Ulrich Behn, Institut f�r Theoretische Physik, Leipzig University, Germany: "Architecture Of Randomly Evolving Idiotypic Networks"
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1:30pm Phil Fraundorf, Physics & Astronomy, University of Missouri, St. Louis: "Soft Correlations In Layered Niche-Networks"
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Session T3C in 158 Loomis chaired by Austin Gerig
1:00pm Xiaopeng Zhao, Biomedical Engineering, Duke University: "Theoretical Analysis Of Smooth And Nonsmooth Period-Doubling Bifurcations In Cardiac Tissue"
1:30pm Maria D'Orsogna, Applied Mathematics Laboratory, University of California, LA: "Pattern Formation, Stability and Collapse For Self-Propelled Interacting Particles In Two Dimensions"

Session T3D in 151 Loomis chaired by Vadas Gintautas
1:00pm Jim Houk, Physiology, Northwestern University: "Agents Of The Mind"
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1:30pm Sule Yildirim, Computer Science, Hogskolen i Hedmark, Norway: "A Computational Model Of A Microzone Of The Cerebellum"
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Session T3E in 137 Loomis by Davit Sivil
1:00pm Ioan Kosztin, Physics, University of Missouri, Columbia: "Multiscale Modeling Of Molecular Transport In Channel Proteins And Artificial Nanopores"
1:30pm Rhonda Dzakpasu, Physics, University of Michigan: "Causal Entropy As A Measure Of Temporal Interdependencies In Neural Systems"


2:00pm Coffee Break, Loomis Lobby
Session T4 in 141 Loomis chaired by Wayne Davis
2:10pm Gary J. Olsen, Microbiology, UIUC: "Horizontal Gene Transfer: When Is A Network Still A Tree?"
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2:45pm Hava Siegelmann, Computer Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst: "Adaptive And Robust Artificial Organisms"
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3:20pm Herbert Levine, Physics, UCSD: "Astrocytes As Modulators Of Synaptic Information Transfer"
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3:55pm Coffee, Ice Cream, & Posters, Loomis Lobby
Please staff the posters during this time.
Session T5 in 141 Loomis chaired by Hava Siegelmann
4:20pm Keynote: Yaneer Bar-Yam, President of the New England Complex Systems Institute: "From The Evolution Of Altruism To Pandemic Extinction Of Human Civilization"
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5:00pm Erez Braun, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel: "Gene Recruitment And Adaptive Reprogramming Of Genetic Regulatory Networks"
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5:35pm George Gumerman, Senior Scholar, School of American Research: "Recreating The Past Using Agent-Based Modeling: An Example From The Nortamerican Southwest"
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6:10pm End of Session T5

6:30pm Invited Speaker Appreciation Dinner 8:00pm After Dinner Talk: Ruth Watkins, Vice Provost, UIUC, introduced by Charles Zukoski, Vice Chancellor for Research, UIUC
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Wednesday, May 17, 2006


7:30am Continental Breakfast, Loomis Lobby
Session W1 in 141 Loomis chaired by Praveen Kumar
8:00am Keynote: Praveen Kumar, Environmental Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, UIUC: "Hydrology As A Study Of Complex Adaptive Systems"
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8:35am Upmanu Lall, Alan & Carol Silberstein Professor of Engineering; Chair, Department of Earth and Environmental Engineering, Columbia University: "Hydromorphology: Structure and Evolution of Hydrologic Systems at the Scale of Years to Centuries"
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9:10am Murugesu Sivapalan, Geography and Civil & Environmental Engineering, UIUC: "Watersheds As Complex Systems: Looking For Emergent Properties In Hydrological Behavior"
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9:45am Coffee Break, Loomis Lobby
Session W2 in 141 Loomis chaired by Wayne Davis
10:05am Bruce Rhoads, Head of Geography Department, UIUC: "Complexity Of River Dynamics"
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10:35am Walter Goldburg, Physics, University of Pittsburgh: "Measurement Of The Entropy Current In Compressible Turbulence"
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11:10am Hassan Aref, Reynolds Metals Professor of Engineering Science & Mechanics, Virginia Tech: "Vortex Wakes As A Complex System"
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Session W2B in 151 Loomis
10:05am Sam Beshers, Program Coordinator, Neuroscience and Research Associate, Department of Entomology, UIUC: "Ant Colony Strategies For Task Performance: Multitasking Workers And Multiworker Tasks"
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10:40am Munir Nayfeh, Physics, UIUC
11:15am Pascal Bellon, Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC: "Nanoscale Self-Organization In Alloys Driven By Irradiation And Plastic Deformation"
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12:00 Lunch at the Ballroom of the Illini Union
1:00pm A Tour of the CUBE virtual environment the in Beckman Institute by Professor George Francis, Mathematics, UIUC Limit 12 people, please sign up at the registration desk.

1:00pm Tutorial II in 144 Loomis

Session W3A in 141 Loomis chaired by Glenn Foster
1:00pm R. Thorsten Clay, Physics & Astronomy, Mississippi State University: "Unexpected Metallic Phases In Models Containing Electron-Phonon Interactions"
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1:30pm Stuart Tessmer, Physics, Michigan State University: "The Charge Density Wave In A Rare-Earth Tritelluride"
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2:00pmMichal Zochowski, Neurophysics, University of Michigan: "Interaction Between Network Dynamics And Network Structure"
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Session W3B in 151 Loomis chaired by Vadas Gintautas
1:00pm Wm. C. McHarris, Chemistry and Physics, Michigan State University: "Entanglement And Correlated Statistics: Nonlinear Classical Mechanics Meets Quantum Mechanics"
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1:30pm John Mayfield, Genetics, Development and Cell Biology, Iowa State University: "Evolution As Computation"
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2:00pm Ping Ao, Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington: "An Emergence View Of Statistical Mechanics And Classical Physics From Darwinian Dynamics"

Session W3C in 136 Loomis chaired by Martin Singleton
1:00pm Hajime Inoue, School of Computer Science, Carlton University, Canada: "Dynamic Sandboxing"
1:30pm Evgeniy Khain, Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor: Shear-Induced Crystallization Of A Dense Rapid Granular Flow: Hydrodynamics Beyond The Melting Point?
2:00pm Ruhai Zhou, Mathematics, Old Dominion University: Spatial Coherence, Rheological Chaotic Dynamics, And Hydrodynamic Feedback Of Nematic Polymers In Plate-Driven Shear

Session W3D in 158 Loomis chaired by Austin Gerig
1:00pm Robert Leve, Psychology, University of Hartford: "Cognitive Systems And Adaptation To Complex Environments"
1:30pm Joseph Lewis, Computer Science, San Diego State University: "Emergent Representation And Adaptive Behavior Using The Starcat Framework"
2:00pm Maria Gracheva, Beckman Institute, UIUC: "Decoding Complex Electrical Signals Produced By The DNA Translocating Through A Solid State Nanopore"

Session W3E in 137 Loomis chaired by Davit Sivil
1:00pm Jorge Brea, Center for Neurodynamics, University of Missouri, St. Louis: "Resyncronization Dynamics Of Ensembles Of Phase Oscillators"
1:30pm Sadasivan Puthusserypady, Electrical & Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore: "Cross-Validation Error Criteria For Chaotic Time Series Prediction"
2:00pm Jeff Schank, Psychology, University of California, Davis: "Can Robots Help Us Understand The Development Of Sensorimotor Behavior?"


2:30pm Coffee, Ice Cream, & Posters, Loomis Lobby
Please staff the posters during this time.
Session W4 in 141 Loomis chaired by Sam Beshers
3:00pm Kimberly Hill, Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota: "Particle Sorting: From Rotating Drums To Riverbeds"
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3:35pm Allen Hunt, Physics, Wright State University: "Spatio-Temporal Scaling of Channels in Braided Streams"
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4:10pm Gegory Chaitin, IBM Watson Research Center, New York: "The Omega Number: Irreducible Complexity In Pure Math"
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4:45pm Ian Dobson, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison: "Criticality, Self-Organization And Cascading Failure In Blackouts Of Evolving Electric Power Networks"
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5:20pm Pizza Break, Loomis Lobby
Session W5 in 141 Loomis chaired by Alfred Hubler
5:40pm Russ Abbott, Computer Science, California State University, Los Angeles: "Emergence Explained"
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6:15pm Gerold Baier, Biophysics, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos, Mexico: "Listening To The Human Brain - The Sonification Of Complex Brain Activity"
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6:50pm John Padgett, Political Science, University of Chicago: "Economic Production As Chemistry"
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7:25pm Gottfried Mayer-Kress, Kinesiology, Pennsylvania State University: "Feedback Information And Dynamics Of Motor Learning And Control"
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8:00pm Carlos Puente, Hydrology, UC Davis: "From Complexity To Peace"
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Thursday, May 18, 2006


7:30am Continental Breakfast, Loomis Lobby
Session TH1 in 141 Loomis chaired by Alexander Scheeline
8:00am Punit Parmananda, Physics, Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Morelos, Mexico: "Noise Induced Order In Excitable Systems"
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Focus Session Technology, Security, and Arms Control in 141 Loomis chaired by Juergen Scheffran
8:40am Goetz Neuneck, Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy Hamburg (IFSH), Germany: "Revolution In Military Affairs And Preventive Arms Control"
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9:15am Jürgen Altmann, Experimentelle Physik III, Universität Dortmund, Germany: "Military Nanotechnology � Dangers, Preventive Arms Control, And Challenges To The International System"
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Session TH1B in 151 Loomis chaired by Wayne Davis
8:00am Deborah Thurston, Interim Head, General Engineering, UIUC: "The Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering at the University of Illinois"
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8:30am Harold Klein, General & Strategic Management Department, Temple University: "Biologically-Inspired Cognitive Architectures for Information Organization"
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9:00amJiawei Han, Computer Science, UIUC: "Mining Control Flow Abnormality For Sofware Bug Isolation"
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9:30am Wayne Davis, General Engineering, UIUC: "Imagineering America�s Transportation System"
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10:00am Coffee Break, Loomis Lobby
Focus Session Technology, Security, and Arms Control in 141 Loomis chaired by Juergen Scheffran
10:15am Jacqueline MacDonald, RAND Corporation and Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University: "Removing War�s Lethal Legacy: Technological Solutions To The Enduring Global Landmine Problem"
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10:50am Lawrence Erickson, ACDIS, UIUC: "Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty And Radioactive Xenon Monitoring"
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11:25am Brenda Wilson, Microbiology, ACDIS, UIUC: "Biodefense And International Security"
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Session TH1C in 151 Loomis chaired by Sam Beshers
10:15am Tom Anastasio, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, UIUC: "Neural Map Formation Is A Side-Effect of Cooperative Mechanisms That Exist to Increase the Information Content Of Neural Representations"
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10:45am Robert Bauer, Mathematics, UIUC: `How To Pick A Curve At Random' or `Interfaces In 2D'
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11:15am Gerard Wong, Materials Science and Engineering and of Physics, UIUC: "Molecular �Hole Punchers� And Their Mechanisms: From Synthetic Antimicrobials To HIV Protein Transduction Domains"
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11:45am Trudy Kriven, Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC: "Architecture Of Calcium Phosphate Templates For Bone, Ligament And Cartilage Growth"
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12:15am End of Session


12:00 Lunch in the Illini Union Ballroom with a presentation
Session TH2 in 141 Loomis chaired by Karin Dahmen
1:00pm Judith Gebauer, Business Administration, UIUC: "Information System Flexibility And The Cost Efficiency of Business Processes"
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1:30pm Albert Luo, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville: "Quasi-Periodic And Chaotic Motions In Nonlinear Hamiltonian Systems"
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1:55pm End of Session

2:00pm Tutorial III in 144 Loomis

Session TH3A in 141 Loomis chaired by Hava Siegelmann
2:00pm Wolfgang Losert, Physics, University of Maryland: "Cell Motility: Dynamic Networks And Flexible Membranes"
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2:30pm Michael Politano, Physics, Marquette University: "Complexity In Close Binary Star Systems"
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3:00pm Sinisa Pajevic, Mathematical and Statistical Computing Laboratory, National Institutes of Health: "Functional Topology And Architecture Of The Cortical Networks Derived From Neuronal Avalanches"
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3:30pm Gustavo Santana, Instituto Mexicano Del Petroleo, Mexico: "Meta-Knowledge Representation For Security Assessment In Cross-Organizational PKI-Based Networking Environment Using Multi-Agent System Engineering"

Session TH3B in 151 Loomis chaired by Glenn Foster
2:00pm Bruce Miller, Physics and Astronomy, Texas Christian University: "Integrable Cousin Of An N Dimensional Dynamical System"
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2:30pm Yue-Kin Tsang, Center for Atmosphere Ocean, Science Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University: "Exponential Decay Of Chaotically Advected Passive Scalars In The Zero Diffusivity Limit"
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3:00pm Jin Yang, Los Alamos National Laboratory: "Stochastic Modeling And Simulation Of Cell Signaling Systems With Molecular Finite Automata"
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3:30pm Chunqing Lu, Mathematics, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville: "Existence Of Slip And Sliding Motions Of A Nonsmooth Dynamical System"
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Session TH3C in 158 Loomis chaired by Austin Gerig
2:00pm Xin Zhou, Los Alamos National Laboratory: "A General Method To Extend Molecular Dynamics Timescale In Atomistic Fluids: Time-Space Compression, Pair-Correlation Approximation And Applications"
2:30pm William Sulis, Psychiatry, McMaster University, Canada: "Emergence In The Game Of Life"
3:00pm Ruiqi Wang, Aihara Complexity Modelling Project, ERATO, JST, The University of Tokyo, Japan: "Noise-Induced Cooperative Behavior In A Multicell System"
3:30pm Irina Trofimova, Laboratory of Collective Intelligence, McMaster University, Canada: Ensembles with Variable Structure (EVS) In The Modelling Of Psychological Phenomena

Session TH3D in 136 Loomis chaired by Martin Singleton
2:00pm Will Millhiser, Operations, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University: "How Large Should A Complex System Be? An Application In Organizational Teams"
2:30pm Daniel Polani, Principal Lecturer, Computer Science, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom: "A Simple Modularity Measure For Search Spaces Based On Information Theory"
3:00pm Alessandro Vezzani, Statistical Physics and Complex Systems Group, University of Parma, Italy: "Propagation Of Discrete Solitons In Inhomogeneous Networks"
3:30pm Rohit Bhargava, Biological Intelligence, Beckman Institute, UIUC: "Towards Automating Cancer Detection Through Infrared Spectroscopic Imaging"

Session TH3E in 137 Loomis chaired by Davit Sivil
2:00pm Ziad Kobti, Computer Science, University of Windsor, Canada
2:30pm Matthew Hudson, Genomics, UIUC: "Biological Regulatory Network Discovery"
3:00pm Greg Snyder, Physics, University of Chicago: "Fluorescence Studies Of Myosin V: The Motor Walks, Dances, And Skis"
3:30pm Christopher Newman, Roosevelt University and Elgin Community College: "RevolutionPrints"


4:00pm Coffee, Ice Cream, & Posters, Loomis Lobby
Please staff the posters during this time.
Session TH4A in 141 Loomis chaired by Glenn Foster
4:20pm Martin Singleton, Mathematics, UIUC: "Learning Rate And Attractor Size Of The Single-Layer Perceptron"
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4:50pm May Lim, New England Complex Systems Institute: "Preferential Detachment In Signaling Networks: Connectivity And Cost Trade-Offs"
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5:20pm Yingxiao Wang, Bioengineering, UIUC: "Visualizing Molecular Signals In Live Cells"
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5:50pm Nikolai Zarkevich, Physics, UIUC: "Energy Storage With Complex Hydrides"
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Session TH4B in 144 Loomis chaired by Austin Gerig
4:20pm Dennis O'Connor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville: "Chaos And Periodic Motions In An Impacting Gear Mesh Model"
4:50pm Mehul Patel, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville: "Stability And Bifurcation Of The Periodic Motions In The Periodically Forced Oscillator With Multiple Discontinuities"
5:20pm Arun Rajendran, Mechanical Engineering, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville: "Periodic Motions And Grazing Phenomena Of A Semi-Active Suspension System With MR Damping"
5:50pm Sagun Thapa, Mechanical Engineering, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville: "Nonlinear Dynamics Of A Simplified Brake System"

Session TH4C in 136 Loomis chaired by Anne Hanna
4:20pm Martin Ganco, Business Administration, UIUC: "Organizational Learning And Entry: Complexity Approach To Performance Differentials Between Diversifying Entrants And Entrepreneurial Start-Ups"
4:50pm Daisuke Takeshita, Center for Neurodynamics, University of Missouri, St. Louis: "Modeling Seizure Development In The Neocortex"
5:20pm Charu Kumar, Animal Sciences, UIUC: "Identification And Bioinformatic Characterization Of Novel Transcripts Expressed In Cattle Placenta"
5:50pm Xiaoming Mao, Physics, UIUC: "Intrinsic Heterogeneity In The Elastic Properties Of Random Network Solids"

Session TH4D in 151 Loomis chaired by Vadas Gintautas
4:20pm Pawel Weronski, Theoretical Division and Center for Nonlinear Studies, Los Alamos National Laboratory: "Application Of Molecular Dynamics Computer Simulations In The Design Of A Minimal Self-Replicating Molecular Machine"
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4:50pm Alex Yahja, Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University: "WIZER: An Automated Intelligent Tool For Model Improvement Of Simulations"
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5:20pm Predrag Tosic, Computer Science, UIUC: "Computational Complexity Of Some Enumeration Problems In Sparse Boolean Network Automata"
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5:50pm Hossein Mobahi, Computer Science, UIUC: "Dynamic Concept Formation For Avoiding Local Minima In Artificial Neural Networks"


6:20pm Refreshments and Snacks, Loomis Lobby
Session TH6 in 141 Loomis chaired by Alfred Hubler
6:30pmJohn Veysey, Physics, UIUC: "Pattern Formation At Carbonate Hot Springs"
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7:00pm Charles Basenga Kiyanda, Theoretical & Applied Mechanics, UIUC: "The Transition To Chaotic Dynamics In Gaseous Detonation Waves"
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7:30pm Alfred Hubler, Physics, UIUC: "Complex systems paradigms applied to solve an old problem: How to make road side bombs and land mines ineffective."
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8:00pm End of Conference
Major sponsors of this conference series:
National Institutes of Health
National Science Foundation
Office of Naval Research
21 Century Research & Technology Fund
Office of the Chancellor, UIUC
Materials Computation Center, UIUC
College of Medicine, UIUC
Center for Complex Systems Research, UIUC
Applied Mathematics Program, UIUC

Center for Water As a Complex Environmental System, UIUC
Analytical Chemistry, UIUC
Center for Advanced Studies, UIUC
Center for Biophysics and Computational Biology, UIUC
Chemical Biology, UIUC
College of Business, UIUC
College of Engineering, UIUC
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, UIUC
Department of Bioengineering, UIUC
Illinois Genetic Algorithms Laboratory, UIUC
Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology, UIUC
Neuroscience Program, UIUC
Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group, UIUC
Department of Bioengineering, UIUC
Institute for Genomic Biology, UIUC
Walgreen Chair, Susan Kieffer, UIUC
Department of Geology, UIUC
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, UIUC
National Center for Supercomputing Applications, UIUC
Department of Computer Science, UIUC
Beckman Institute, UIUC
School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, UIUC
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, UIUC
Biotechnology Center, UIUC
Department of Mathematics, UIUC
Department of Material Science and Engineering, UIUC
Department of Geology, UIUC
Department of Atmospheric Sciences, UIUC
Department of Entomology, UIUC

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