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1990 Joint Mathematics Meetings
Louisville, KY, January 1720, 1990
Meeting #854
Associate secretaries:
Joseph A Cima, AMS cima@email.unc.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA ross@math.uoregon.edu
Wednesday January 17, 1990

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Group Representations and Operator Algebras, I

7:00 a.m.
The C*algebra and characters of GL(n) of an infinite discrete field.
Jonathan Rosenberg*, University of Maryland, College Park
(8542218)

7:30 a.m.
On hereditarily saturated compact group actions.
Elliot C. Gootman*, University of Georgia
Aldo J. Lazar, Tel Aviv University, Israel
(8544635)

8:00 a.m.
Continuous trace groupoid C*algebras.
Paul S. Muhly*, University of Iowa
Dana P. Williams, Dartmouth College
(8544614)

8:30 a.m.
The spectrum of crossed products by locally unitary actions.
Iain Raeburn, University of New South Wales, Australia
Dana P. Williams*, Dartmouth College
(8544624)

9:00 a.m.
Some examples of quantum groups.
Marc A. Rieffel*, University of California, Berkeley
(8544623)

9:30 a.m.
On the cohomological equivalence of a class of functions under an irrational rotation of bounded type.
Lawrence Baggett, University of Colorado, Boulder
Kathy Merrill*, Colorado College
(8542836)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, I

7:00 a.m.
Before Euler: The roots of mathematics and mathematics education in Russia in the age of Peter the Great.
Irving H. Anellis*, Iowa State University
(8540107)

7:30 a.m.
Dmitrii Egorov and the roots of modern Soviet mathematics.
Charles E. Ford*, Saint Louis University
(85401107)

8:05 a.m.
N. N. Luzin and the persistent problems of set theory.
Roger Cooke*, University of Vermont
(8540121)

8:40 a.m.
The Moscow school in the 1930's.
Sergei S. Demidov*, Soviet Academy of Sciences, USSR
(85401106)

9:25 a.m.
Calculus of variations and differential equations in Lagrange's mathematics 17651785.
Craig Fraser*, University of Toronto
(8540130)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topology in Computer Graphics and Image Processing, I

7:00 a.m.
Digital topology.
Azriel Rosenfeld*, University of Maryland, College Park
(8546808)

7:30 a.m.
Boundaries in ndimensional discrete spaces.
Jayaram K. Udupa*, University of Pennsylvania
(85468254)

8:00 a.m.
Boundaries in digital planes.
Efim Khalimsky, College of Staten Island, City University of New York
Ralph Kopperman, City College, City University of New York
Paul R. Meyer*, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
(8545489)

8:30 a.m.
Transformations of "animals" in E3.
K. Kuperberg*, Auburn University, Auburn
(85457119)

9:00 a.m.
The topological structure of digital images.
Erwin Kronheimer*, Birkbeck College, University of London, England
(8545426)

9:30 a.m.
Topological complexes and finite spaces in computer sciences.
Efim Khalimsky*, Ohio State University, Dayton
(85457191)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Semigroup Theory, I

7:00 a.m.
Schutzenberger groups of Hclasses of transformation semigroups.
K. D. Magill, Jr.*, State University of New York, College at Buffalo
(8542027)

7:30 a.m.
CroisotTeissier semigroups, their automorphisms and automorphism groups.
Graham Wood*, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
(8542078)

8:00 a.m.
Idempotent rank in finite full transformation semigroups.
John M. Howie, University of St. Andrews, Scotland
Robert B. McFadden*, University of Louisville
(85420226)

8:30 a.m.
Divisible actions of semigroups.
John A. Hildebrant*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(85420251)

9:00 a.m.
Minimal degree of arbitrary finite inverse semigroups.
Boris M. Schein*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
(85420252)

9:30 a.m.
The lattice of semigroup varieties (updated).
Trevor Evans*, Emory University
(85420617)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Function Theoretic Methods in Differential Equations, I

7:00 a.m.
On some relations involving tau functions, dressing kernels, and spectral data.
Robert Carroll*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8543541)

7:30 a.m.
Solutions of a higher order heat equation.
Deborah Tepper Haimo*, University of Missouri, St.\ Louis
Clemens Markett, RheinischWestf\"alische Technische Hochschule, Federal Republic of Germany
(85433395)

8:00 a.m.
Application of the Schwarz function to some partial differential equations.
Robert F. Millar*, University of Alberta
(85435238)

8:30 a.m.
Differential and integral equations associated with certain reproducing kernels.
M. Zuhair Nashed*, University of Delaware
(85434543)

9:00 a.m.
Some differential operators which commute with integral operators.
Gilbert G. Walter*, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
(85434286)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Set Theory and Combinatorics

7:00 a.m.
Cyclotomy in the Disquisitiones Arithemeticae.
Michael Josephy*, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica
(8540190)

7:15 a.m.
Mathematics in the Vedas.
R. N. Kalia*, Saint Cloud State University
(85401304)

7:30 a.m.
Arthur Buchheim (1859  1888).
J. J. Tattersall*, Providence College
(85401463)

7:45 a.m.
Maximal R. E. equivalence relations.
Jeffrey S. Carroll*, Ithaca College
(85403387)

8:00 a.m.
Applications of WCWO.
Jeffry L. Hirst*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(85403422)

8:15 a.m.
Some results on egenericity and weak truth table degrees.
Richard Blaylock*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(85403491)

8:30 a.m.
Systems of combinatory logic related to Quine's "New Foundations".
Melvin Randall Holmes*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(85403524)

8:45 a.m.
On certain measure zero, first category sets.
Kandasamy Muthuvel*, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
(85404202)

9:00 a.m.
Accurate bounds for new van der Waerden type numbers.
Bruce M. Landman, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Raymond N. Greenwell*, Hofstra University
(8540519)

9:15 a.m.
Supercube.
Joseph Arkin*, United States Military Academy
David C. Arney, United States Military Academy
Frank R. Giordano, Unived States Military Academy
(85405181)

9:30 a.m.
Almostplanar graphs.
Bradley Gubser*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(85405215)

9:45 a.m.
Ramsey functions related to the van der Waerden numbers.
Bruce M. Landman*, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
(85405218)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 7:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Session on Discrete Mathematics: Has the Bubble Burst?, Part A

7:00 a.m.
Tailoring discrete mathematics to fit ACM requirements.
Lisa Townsley Kulich*, Illinois Benedictine College

7:25 a.m.
An approach for teaching discrete mathematics to computer science majors.
Nabil Moussa*, American University in Cairo, Egypt

7:50 a.m.
Structures and proofs first, algorithms later.
Larry J. Gerstein*, University of California, Santa Barbara

8:15 a.m.
Logic and proof in discrete mathematics.
Susanna S. Epp*, DePaul University

8:40 a.m.
A writing intensive course in discrete mathematics.
Emelie Kenney*, Wilkes College

9:05 a.m.
Integrating discrete mathematics into the computer science curriculum with the active participation teaching method.
Jean B. Chan*, Sonoma State University

9:30 a.m.
Relational databases and discrete mathematics.
Kevin John M. Carolan*, Marist College

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 7:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #2: Part A
FinitePak  software for linear programming
Organizers:
Marvin L. Bittinger, Indiana University  Purdue University, Indianapolis
J. Conrad Crown, Indiana University  Purdue University, Indianapolis

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 7:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #3: Part A
Random mappings
Organizers:
Bernard Harris, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 7:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #4: Part A
Lagrange first year calculus
Organizers:
Francesca Schremmer, West Chester University
Alain Schremmer, Community College of Philadelphia

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 7:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
MAA Minicourse #5: Part A
Teaching mathematical modeling
Organizers:
Frank R. Giordano, United States Military Academy
Maurice D. Weir, Naval Postgraduate School

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 7:30 a.m.8:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Panel Discussion
Mathematics and public policy: How can we make a difference?
Moderators:
John A. Thorpe, SUNY at Buffalo
s:
Phil Darrow,
Kenneth M. Hoffman, Mathematical Sciences Education Board
Harvey B. Keynes, University of Minnesota
Paul Sally, University of Chicago

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 8:30 a.m.9:55 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Humanistic mathematics
Moderators:
Alvin M. White, Harvey Mudd College

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 9:05 a.m.9:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Quantum manybody problem.
I. M. Sigal*, University of Toronto and University of California, Irvine
(8548165)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 10:10 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Fifty years of eigenvalue perturbation theory.
Barry Simon*, California Institute of Technology

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
National Science Foundation

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I
Some thoughts on the interaction between group theory and physics.
Shlomo Sternberg*, Harvard University

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.2:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
What's between a domain and its quotient field?
Judith D. Sally*, Northwestern University

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.4:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on the Schr\"odinger Equation, I

1:15 p.m.
Many body Coulomb systems, stability, large Z asymptotics and ionization.
H.T. Yau*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(85481597)

1:45 p.m.
Limits on the total charge of stable diatomic molecules.
Mary Beth Ruskai*, University of Lowell
(85481123)

2:15 p.m.
Asymptotic neutrality of molecules.
Jan Philip Solovej*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(85481224)

2:45 p.m.
Asymptotic behaviour of the groundstate of large atoms.
Heinz Siedentop*, Technical University Braunschweig, Federal Republic of Germany
(85481253)

3:15 p.m.
Mathematical properties of large atoms.
Luis Seco*, California Institute of Technology
(85481225)

3:45 p.m.
Spin polarized ThomasFermi theory with an external electric field.
Jerome A. Goldstein*, Tulane University
(8543595)

4:15 p.m.
Electron energy level crossings in the timedependent BornOppenheimer approximation.
George A. Hagedorn*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(8548149)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Multivariable Operator Theory, I

1:15 p.m.
When is a spectral set necessarily a complete spectral set?
Vern I. Paulsen*, University of Houston, University Park
(8544754)

1:45 p.m.
Some theorems on hyponormal ntuple of operators.
Daoxing Xia*, Vanderbilt University
(8544710)

2:15 p.m.
On the representation of certain holomorphic functions defined on the polydisc.
Jim Agler*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(85447466)

2:45 p.m.
Operator estimates on Bergman spaces on the Cartan domains.
Charles A. Berger*, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
(85447350)

3:15 p.m.
Toeplitz and Weyl quantization.
Harald Upmeier*, University of Kansas
(85447233)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, I

1:15 p.m.
Amodule maps from H^otimes n to H^otimes s.
John C. Harris*, University of Toronto
Thomas J. Hunter, University of Kentucky
Robert James Shank, University of Rochester
(8545567)

1:45 p.m.
Polynomial algebras over the Steenrod algebra and Lannes' division functors.
Robert James Shank*, University of Rochester
(85455204)

2:15 p.m.
On the [pk]series in BrownPeterson homology.
George Nakos*, United States Naval Academy
(85455113)

2:45 p.m.
A generalization of the torus theorem.
Michael Slack*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(85455127)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.4:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Function Theory in One and Several Complex Variables, I

1:15 p.m.
Loewner theory in Cn.
John A. Pfaltzgraff*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(85432104)

1:45 p.m.
The Schwarz reflection principle in one and several complex variables.
Steve Bell*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8543253)

2:15 p.m.
Covariant operators and conformal invariants.
Reuven Harmelin*, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology, Israel
(8543022)

2:45 p.m.
Existence of separating circles.
David A. Herron*, University of Cincinnati
Xiangyang Liu, University of Cincinnati
David Minda, University of Cincinnati
(8543031)

3:15 p.m.
Geometry of Poincare domains.
Alexander Stanoyevitch*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(8543087)

3:45 p.m.
On the Sendov conjecture for polynomials of degree six.
Johnny E. Brown*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8543079)

4:15 p.m.
A Schwarzian derivative in several complex variables.
Carl H. FitzGerald*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
Sheng Gong, University of Science and Technology of China, People's Republic of China
(85432103)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analytic Number Theory, I

1:15 p.m.
The spectrum of Fermat curves.
Peter Sarnak*, Stanford University
(85411467)

1:45 p.m.
Metaplectic forms and number theory.
Jeffrey Hoffstein*, Brown University
(85411447)

2:15 p.m.
Irregularities in the distribution of primes.
John Friedlander*, University of Toronto
(85411588)

2:45 p.m.
Fractional moments of the zetafunction.
Steven Gonek*, University of Rochester
(85411468)

3:15 p.m.
The coefficients of cyclotomic polynomials.
Helmut Maier*, University of Georgia
(85411455)

3:45 p.m.
The second central moment of additive functions.
Jungseob Lee*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(85411231)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Spectral and Inverse Spectral Problems, I

1:15 p.m.
Estimating small eigenvalues of Riemann surfaces.
Jozef Dodziuk, Queens College, City University of New York
Thea Pignataro*, Columbia University
Burton Randol, Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York
Dennis Sullivan, Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York
(85458368)

1:45 p.m.
L^2index theorems for perturbed Dirac operators.
Nicolae Anghel*, University of North Texas
(85458112)

2:15 p.m.
Isospectral families of conformally equivalent Riemannian metrics.
Robert Brooks, University of Southern California
Carolyn Gordon*, Washington University
(85458540)

2:45 p.m.
Geometry and analysis on singular varieties.
Peter Haskell*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(85458185)

3:15 p.m.
Spectral properties of hyperbolic manifolds.
Peter D. Hislop*, University of Kentucky
Richard G. Froese, University of British Columbia
Peter A. Perry, University of Kentucky
(85458360)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Markov Processes and Stochastic Analysis, I

1:15 p.m.
Weak convergence of solutions of stochastic differential equations.
Thomas G. Kurtz*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Philip Protter, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(85460476)

1:45 p.m.
Stratonovich stochastic differential equations.
Jaime San Martin*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(85460236)

2:15 p.m.
Solutions of a stochastic differential equation forced onto a manifold by a large drift.
G. S. Katzenberger*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(85460410)

2:45 p.m.
Symmetries and functions of Markov processes.
Joseph Glover, University of Florida
Joanna Mitro*, University of Cincinnati
(85460460)

3:15 p.m.
Conditional limit distributions of critical branching Brownian motions.
TzongYow Lee*, University of Maryland, College Park
(8546059)

3:45 p.m.
Expected number of level crossings of random curves.
Kambiz Farahmand*, University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa
(85460126)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #1: Part B
Computer based discrete mathematics
Organizers:
Nancy Hood Baxter, Dickinson College
Ed Dubinsky, Purdue University
Donald Muench, St. John Fisher College

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #6: Part A
Coaching a team for the modeling contest
Organizers:
B. A. Fusaro, Salisbury State College

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics and Lattice Theory

1:15 p.m.
Ramsey theory in noncommutative semigroups.
Vitaly Bergelson, Ohio State University, Columbus
Neil Hindman*, Howard University
(85405258)

1:30 p.m.
Finding facehugging Euler tours in plane triangulations.
Jerrold W. Grossman*, Oakland University
(85405267)

1:45 p.m.
Wide posets with fixed height and cutset number.
Andr\'e E. K\'ezdy*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Matthew Markert, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Douglas B. West, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(85405307)

2:00 p.m.
Alternate proof and generalization of a result by Solov'ev.
Curtis N. Cooper*, Central Missouri State University
Robert E. Kennedy, Central Missouri State University
(85405313)

2:15 p.m.
Latin triangles getting bigger.
Carlos Alves*, Trenton State College
(85405417)

2:30 p.m.
Designs on vector spaces over finite fields.
D. K. RayChaudhuri, Ohio State University, Columbus
Erin J. Schram*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(85405425)

2:45 p.m.
Extending matchings in planar graphs.
M. D. Plummer*, Vanderbilt University
(85405430)

3:00 p.m.
The group of automorphisms of some tensor products.
John C. George*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(85405488)

3:15 p.m.
A minimization problem on the product of simplices.
Hosien Moghadam*, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
(85405511)

3:30 p.m.
Graphs critical with respect to independence number and number of connected components.
Jennifer Zito*, University of Pennsylvania
(85405560)

3:45 p.m.
Small graphical structures with given automorphism group.
William C. Arlinghaus*, Lawrence Technological University
(85405509)

4:00 p.m.
On edgegraceful regular kpartite graphs.
SinMin Lee*, San Jose State University
E. Seah, University of Manitoba
(85405565)

4:15 p.m.
More from hyperfinite lattice theory.
Mai Gehrke*, Vanderbilt University
Klaus Kaiser, University of Houston, Downtown
(85406162)

4:30 p.m.
On prime ideals and associated spectrum of BCKalgebras.
E. Y. Deeba*, University of Houston, Downtown
J. Ahsan, QuaidIAzam University, Pakistan
A. B. Thaneem, QuaidIAzam University, Pakistan
(85406380)

4:45 p.m.
Universal properties of lattice ordered modules.
Mona Cherri*, Texas Woman's University
Wayne B. Powell, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(85406517)

5:00 p.m.
Congruence posets of finitary models.
Teo Sturm*, University of Natal, Republic of South Africa
(85408533)

5:15 p.m.
Irrational phrase structure grammars.
Russell Jay Hendel*, Dowling College
(85411177)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, Rings, and Algebras

1:15 p.m.
An extended Galois correspondence.
Karin Deck*, University of Oregon
(85412566)

1:30 p.m.
Factorization in Dedekind domains with finite class group.
Scott Chapman*, Trinity University
William W. Smith, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(85413314)

1:45 p.m.
Betti numbers of multigraded modules.
Hara Charalambous*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(85413498)

2:00 p.m.
Gorenstein algebras with unimodal $h$sequences.
Mark B. Beintema*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(85413497)

2:15 p.m.
Isolated elements.
Alan Loper*, Lawrence University
Hiroshi Gunji, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(85413525)

2:30 p.m.
A brief proof of Jacobian hypotheses implies flatness.
Masayoshi Miyanishi, Osaka University, Japan
Lorenzo Robbiano, Univeristy of Genova, Italy
Stuart S.S. Wang*, Oakland University
(85413602)

2:45 p.m.
Families of plane algebraic curves.
Robert Treger*, Pennsylvania State University, Delaware County Campus
(8541464)

3:00 p.m.
The numerical ranges of operators.
Shuan Hu*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(85415259)

3:15 p.m.
Geometric properties of distance matrices.
WeiMin Liu*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
(85415256)

3:30 p.m.
Strong nilpotence holds in dimensions less than five only.
G. H. Meisters, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
C. Olech*, Polish Academy of Science, Poland
(85415222)

3:45 p.m.
Matrices positive semidefinite on a subspace.
Jim Wells*, University of Kentucky
(85415216)

4:00 p.m.
Identifying identities and idempotents in finite rings by computable means.
William A. Kiele*, United States Air Force Academy
(8541670)

4:15 p.m.
Serial rings with Krull dimension: Primes and localization.
Mary H. Wright*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(85416201)

4:30 p.m.
The Galois cohomology of dihedral groups.
Susan Williamson*, Newton Centre, Massachusetts
(85416241)

4:45 p.m.
Compact rings.
JoAnn Cohen*, North Carolina State University
K. Koh, North Carolina State University
(85416516)

5:00 p.m.
The inverse resistivity problem.
Gilbert Strang*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(85415193)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory

1:15 p.m.
More on ErdosStraus conjecture.
Mohammad H. Ahmadi*, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
(85411249)

1:30 p.m.
On the sizes of elements in the complement of a monoid of integers.
Chungwu Ho*, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
James L. Parish, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
J.S. Shiue, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(85411271)

1:45 p.m.
A note on B_h(g) sequences.
Zhigang Sun*, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
(85411301)

2:00 p.m.
Upsidenumbers.
Robert E. Kennedy*, Central Missouri State University
Curtis N. Cooper, Central Missouri State University
(85411312)

2:15 p.m.
An identity involving N\"orlund polynomials.
C. Snyder*, University of Maine, Orono
(85411324)

2:30 p.m.
On the zeros of a class of Dirichlet series.
Don Redmond*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(85411347)

2:45 p.m.
A complex sum related to Newman polynomials.
Bart Goddard*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(85411412)

3:00 p.m.
Formally idempotent series of integers.
Rodney T. Hood*, Franklin College
(85411413)

3:15 p.m.
Decomposition of Pascal's kernels mod p^2.
Richard P. Kubelka*, San Jose State University
(85411464)

3:30 p.m.
A sequence welldispersed on the sphere.
J. P. Lambert*, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
R. Tichy, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
(85411484)

3:45 p.m.
A new lower bound for corresponding residue systems in totally ramified padic fields.
Steven R. Benson*, Saint Olaf College
(85411493)

4:00 p.m.
Belonging to a group polynomial.
Joel Brawley*, Clemson University
David Brown, Clemson University
(85411519)

4:15 p.m.
Fundamental properties of a recurring series.
Joseph Arkin, United States Military Academy
David C. Arney*, United States Military Academy
Frank R. Giordano, United States Military Academy
(85411574)

4:30 p.m.
Periodic parity patterns of 3x + 1 conjecture.
Mohammad Riazi*, Fort Hays State University
(85411607)

4:45 p.m.
A multinomial identity modulo p and level l divisors in GF[p,x].
J. T. B. Beard, Jr.*, Tennessee Technological University
(85412303)

5:00 p.m.
Constructing quaternionic fields of degree 8.
Theresa P. Vaughan*, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
(85412438)

5:15 p.m.
Automorphically isomorphic field extensions.
James K. Deveney*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(85412499)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis and Integral Equations

1:15 p.m.
The estimations of solutions in the twodimensional operator field.
Djurdjica Takaci*, Institute of Mathematics, Yugoslavia and Virginia Commonwealth University
(85444246)

1:30 p.m.
Multidimensional Hausdorff moment problems.
James D. Chandler, Jr.*, East Carolina University
(85444273)

1:45 p.m.
Some results on associated pairs.
Joyati Debnath*, Winona State University
(85444553)

2:00 p.m.
Stability of Voltera system with impulse effect.
S. Sivasundaram*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
M. Rama Mohana Rao, Indian Institute of Technology, India
(8544568)

2:15 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of solutions to a class of timedependent Volterra equations.
Sergiu Aizicovici*, Ohio University, Athens
Stig Olof Londen, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
Simeon Reich, University of Southern California
(85445189)

2:30 p.m.
Regularity of the solution of Hammerstein equations with weakly singular kernel.
Hideaki Kaneko, Old Dominion University
Richard Noren*, Old Dominion University
Yuesheng Xu, Old Dominion University
(85445219)

2:45 p.m.
Decomposition of the solution of a Fredholm integral equation of the second kind with weakly singular kernel and forcing function.
Hideaki Kaneko, Old Dominion University
Richard Noren, Old Dominion University
Yuesheng Xu*, Old Dominion University
(85445244)

3:00 p.m.
An inverse boundary problem for the heat equation.
Wojciech Golik*, University of Missouri, St.\ Louis
(85445547)

3:15 p.m.
Mackey convergence and sequentially webbed spaces.
Thomas E. Gilsdorf*, University of Wisconsin, River Falls
(85446217)

3:30 p.m.
New generalized function of K'(M_p) type.
Arpad Takaci*, Institute of Mathematics, Yugoslavia and Virginia Commonwealth University
(85446245)

3:45 p.m.
RadonNikodym properties associated with subsets of discrete abelian groups.
Patrick N. Dowling*, Miami University, Oxford
(85446279)

4:00 p.m.
Closability of differentiation in the uniform norm.
Thomas R. Fanney*, Virginia Wesleyan College
(85447332)

4:15 p.m.
Pairs of separating vectors and reflexivity.
Lifeng Ding*, University of Georgia
(85447372)

4:30 p.m.
Approximation and fixed point theorems on cone in ordered Banach spaces.
YuhChing Chen, Fordham University
Li Guozhen*, Jianxi Normal University, People's Republic of China
(8544703)

4:45 p.m.
Invariant operator ranges of strictly cyclic algebras.
Ben Mathes*, Dalhousie University
(85447615)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis and Operator Theory

1:15 p.m.
Unconditionally converging and compact operators on c_0.
Elizabeth M. Bator*, University of North Texas
(85446340)

1:30 p.m.
Composition of distributions.
Piotr Antosik*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(85446592)

1:45 p.m.
A stone approximation theorem for TMpartition spaces.
Hueytzen J. Wu*, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp I University, Kingsville
(85446596)

2:00 p.m.
Some recent results on the structure of certain simple C*algebras.
Shuang Zhang*, University of Kansas
(85446608)

2:15 p.m.
Joint maximal spatial numerical range and tensor products.
Ram Verma*, University of Central Florida
(8544757)

2:30 p.m.
On the decomposability of multiplication operators and multipliers.
Michael M. Neumann*, Mississippi State University
(85447315)

2:45 p.m.
Multiplicity and uniformization maps.
John Spraker*, Western Kentucky University
(85447373)

3:00 p.m.
Strongly dense simultaneous similarity orbits of operators.
Jose Barria*, Santa Clara Univesity
(85447379)

3:15 p.m.
HilbertSchmidt Hankel operators on the Fock space.
Karel Stroethoff*, University of Montana
(85447482)

3:30 p.m.
Continuity properties of hyperlat and reducing subspaces.
A. A. Jafarian*, University of Victoria
A. R. Sourour, University of Victoria
(85447504)

3:45 p.m.
Sums of homomorphisms on Banach lattices.
David C. Carothers*, Hope College
William A. Feldman, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
(85447506)

4:00 p.m.
Closure of invertible operators on a Hilbert space.
Richard Bouldin*, University of Georgia
(85447531)

4:15 p.m.
A parametrization of canonically Koszul invertible pairs.
Ximena Catepillan*, University of Iowa
(85447545)

4:30 p.m.
On the solvability of functional equations involving maccretive operators perturbed by compact mappings.
Claudio Morales*, University of Alabama, Huntsville
(85447572)

4:45 p.m.
Second order differential inclusions at resonance.
Dan D. Pascali*, National Science Foundation
(85447604)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Group Theory and Algebras

1:15 p.m.
Hilbert's Tenth Problem and diophantine definitions.
Alexandra Shlapentokh*, York College, City University of New York
(85411212)

1:30 p.m.
Iwasawa theory of elliptic curves with additive reduction.
John W. Jones*, University of Texas, Austin
(85411206)

1:45 p.m.
Gradations and structure of KacMoody algebras.
SeokJin Kang*, Yale University
(85417183)

2:00 p.m.
The local KonstantPBW ordering: Inductive properties.
Robert W. Deckhart*, Northern Arizona University
(85417283)

2:15 p.m.
Grassmann extension of a Lie algebra.
Jerzy Kocik*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(85417381)

2:30 p.m.
Algebras with a nilpotent derivation.
David R. Finston*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(85417489)

2:45 p.m.
Automorphism groups of noncommutative matrix Jordan algebras.
Robert B. Brown, Ohio State University, Columbus
Nora C. Hopkins*, Indiana State University
(85417523)

3:00 p.m.
Crossed modules as Gcategories.
Robert Gordon*, Temple University, Philadelphia
(85418439)

3:15 p.m.
A characterization of semisimple semigroups.
Eric E. Lund*, University of Iowa
(8542098)

3:30 p.m.
The lattice of completely regular monoid varieties.
Colleen Vachuska*, Marquette University
(85420132)

3:45 p.m.
Nilsemigroups on trees.
P. A. Grillet*, Tulane University
(85420250)

4:00 p.m.
How Hamiltonian can a finite group be?
Gary J. Sherman*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Thomas J. Tucker, Harvard University
Mark E. Walker, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(85420277)

4:15 p.m.
Torsioncompact groups.
Temple H. Fay, University of Southern Mississippi
Gary L. Walls*, University of Southern Mississi
(85420278)

4:30 p.m.
Cgroups.
George Yeh*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(85420309)

4:45 p.m.
A closure operation for Lockert classes.
Benjamin Brewster*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(85420310)

5:00 p.m.
Inner plethysm in the representation ring of some classical groups.
Essam Abotteen*, Emporia State University
(85420318)

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.2:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Prognostic and Diagnostic Testing: Helping High School Students get ready for CollegeLevel Mathematics, Part A

1:15 p.m.
Improving collegiate mathematics preparation with mathematics placement testing.
Franklin Demana*, Ohio State University, Columbus

1:30 p.m.
Marketing an early placement testing program.
John O. Kiltinen*, The Seaborg Center, Northern Michigan University

1:45 p.m.
Developing a junior mathematics prognosis project in a primarily rural state.
Frank Gilfeather, University of New Mexico
Nancy Gonzales*, University of New Mexico

2:00 p.m.
Diagnostic potential for junior testing project.
Ronald H. Wenger*, University of Delaware

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 1:15 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Poster Session
Calculus revision

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 2:20 p.m.3:10 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
New developments in solving the second part of Hilbert's Fifth problem.
J\'anos D. Acz\'el*, University of Waterloo

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 2:20 p.m.3:35 p.m.
AWM Panel Discussion
Affirmative action

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 3:25 p.m.4:30 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Mathematics: Keystone of modern science and technology.
D. Allan Bromley*, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Washington, DC

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #7: Part A
Derive workshop
Organizers:
Wade Ellis, Jr., West Valley College

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 3:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse #8: Part A
Using history in teaching calculus
Organizers:
V. Frederick Rickey, Bowling Green State University and the United States Military Academy

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 3:35 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AWM Business Meeting

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 6:15 p.m.7:15 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Revitaliziang mathematics education: A national imperative.
James D. Watkins*, Secretary of Energy, Washington, DC

Wednesday January 17, 1990, 7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
The wide wide world of pure mathematics that goes by other names.
George B. Dantzig*, Stanford University
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