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Monday, December 2nd

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Dec 2 12:00 am SARC Study Union Final Review Sessions Student Union (STUN)
Study Union is the place for UCF Knights to prep for final exams, with help! During Study Union, the Student Union is open 24 hours a day and SARC student staff host 50 -70+ final review sessions throughout the weeklong event. View the Study Union website for this semester’s final review sessions online starting in mid-November.
Dec 2 10:00 am Improving Your Sleep Counseling Center (COUN)
Open to all UCF students.
Dec 2 12:00 pm Epidemic models with switching parameter and generalized invariance principle Mathematical Sciences (MAP)
Speaker: Prof. Xinzhi Liu, University of Waterloo, Department of Applied Mathematics Abstract: Epidemic models are vital for implementing, evaluating, and optimizing control schemes in order to eradicate a disease. This talk discusses some epidemic models with switching parameters. Both constant control and pulse control schemes are examined, and, in doing so, we hope to gain insight into the effects of a time-varying contact rate on critical control levels required for eradication. By introducing the notions of persistent limit set and persistent mode, we extend the classical LaSalle's invariance principle to epidemic models with switching parameters and pulse control. A weak invariance principle is established for such systems, under a weak dwell-time condition on the impulsive and switching signals. This weak invariance principle is then applied to establish sufficient conditions for the global asymptotic stability of the disease-free solution, which may give some insight into the effects of a time-varying contact rate on critical control levels required for eradication of a disease.
Dec 2 12:00 pm First Generation Speaker Series Nicholson Sch of Communication (NSC)
Come learn how to develop the purpose in your life that will help you reach your goals.
Dec 2 05:45 pm UCF Knights Toast Human Resource: OD & Training
Toastmasters is an international organization dedicated to helping its members improve their leadership and communication skills. This is accomplished through club meetings, conferences, competitions, seminars and workshops, at which members are encouraged to participate in varying capacities. Check out the next UCF Knights Toast meeting for yourself! The UCF Knights Toast club meets every Monday in the Human Resources Department, Innovative Center, 3280 Progress Drive, Suite 100. Visitors and non-UCF guests are welcome.

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