1990 Joint Mathematics Meetings, Program by Special Session
AMS Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:08:40
1990 Joint Mathematics Meetings
Louisville, KY, January 17-20, 1990
Joseph A Cima, AMS firstname.lastname@example.org
Kenneth A Ross, MAA email@example.com
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics
Wednesday January 17, 1990, 7:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
Before Euler: The roots of mathematics and mathematics education in Russia in the age of Peter the Great.
Irving H. Anellis*, Iowa State University
Dmitrii Egorov and the roots of modern Soviet mathematics.
Charles E. Ford*, Saint Louis University
N. N. Luzin and the persistent problems of set theory.
Roger Cooke*, University of Vermont
The Moscow school in the 1930's.
Sergei S. Demidov*, Soviet Academy of Sciences, USSR
Calculus of variations and differential equations in Lagrange's mathematics 1765-1785.
Craig Fraser*, University of Toronto
Friday January 19, 1990, 12:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Lagrange multipliers: A study in the history of ideas.
Ed Barbeau*, University of Toronto
Algebraic structure and the concept of time: An early approach to nonlinear problems.
Ubiratan D'Ambrosio*, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
Ninety-four years ago and now.
Marcia Ascher*, Ithaca College
Mathematics as a profession in ancient Maya society.
Michael Closs*, University of Ottawa
Lewis Carroll's encryption algorithms.
Stanley H. Lipson*, Kean College of New Jersey
Francine F. Abeles, Kean College of New Jersey