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Symposium 16: Death of Determininism? Noise in a Non-Linear World
Organized by: M Pascual and P Rohani
Thursday, August 7. 8:00 AM to 11:30 AM, SITCC Oglethorpe Auditorium.
8:00 AM Pascual, Mercedes *,1, 1 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI Introduction: From fuzzy trajectories to new patterns.
8:15 AM Ellner, Stephen*,1, 1 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Understanding simple population dynamics.
8:40 AM Coulson, Tim*,1, 1 University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 3EJ Nonlinear and stochastic population dynamics and selection in large mammals.
9:05 AM King, Aaron*,1, Henson, Shandelle2, 1 Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Knoxville, TN2 Department of Mathematics, Berrien Springs, MI Which deterministic skeleton? Multiple skeletons and lattice effects in stochastic population models.
9:30 AM Turchin, Peter*,1, 1 University of Connecticut, Storrs Nonlinear dynamics in a noisy world, or why deterministic skeletons should be relegated to the closet.
9:55 AM Break.
10:10 AM Rohani, Pejman*,1, 1 Institute of Ecolgy, Athens, Georgia, USA Noise and nonlinearity in epidemics of childhood diseases.
10:35 AM Keeling, Matt*,1, 1 Dept of Biological Sciences, Coventry, West Midlands, West Midlands Modeling stochasticity: the use of moment closure techniques.
11:00 AM Hubbell, Stephen1, Banavar, Jaynath2, Maritan, Amos3, 1 University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia2 Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania3 International School for Advanced Studies (S.I.S.S.A.), Trieste, Italy Are ecological communities symmetric? Frequency dependence and the statistical mechanics of relative species abundance.

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