The Sixteenth Conference on Applied Mathematics (CAM 01) took place on the campus of the University of Central Oklahoma, in Edmond, Oklahoma, on February 23 and 24, 2001. CAM has been an annual event for all but one year since 1985, and seeks to discover new techniques of mathematics as a tool in various disciplines. This year there were special sessions on wavelets/signal processing, dynamical systems and differential equations as well as a student competition and general sessions on applications of mathematics.
Over 60 people provided 35 papers during the event, which included a featured address by Dr. Ingrid Daubechies of Princeton University, who talked about "Surfing With Wavelets." Dr. Daubechies later talked bout "Tree Approximation with Wavelets." Also featured were Dr. Martin Golubitsky of the University of Houston, who spoke on "Oscillations in Coupled Systems and Animal Gaits" and Dr. Tomasz Przebinda of the University of Oklahoma who spoke on "An Entropy-based Uncertainty Principle for a Locally Compact, Abelian, Compactly Generated Group." The Outstanding Student Presentation Award went to Benjamin Bunck of Wichita State University for his discussion "On Detecting Emerging Surface Cracks from Boundary Measurements."
This proceedings is comprised of those CAM 01 papers which were submitted by the presenters for electronic publication, were approved by the CAM referees, and which bear upon the subject of differential equations. Thank you to all the authors who took the extra time to provide their CAM paper in a form suitable for electronic publication.
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