1992 Joint Mathematics Meetings, Program by Special Session
Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Special Session
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1992 Joint Mathematics Meetings
Baltimore, MD, January 8-11, 1992
Lance W Small, AMS firstname.lastname@example.org
Kenneth A Ross, MAA email@example.com
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics
Friday January 10, 1992, 1:00 p.m.-3:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
What's new in the history of mathematics?
Frank Swetz*, Pennsylvania State University, Harrisburg
The life and work of Joaquim Gomes de Sousa.
Ubiratan D'Ambrosio*, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
Cayley's derivation of Euclidean from projective geometry and the adjunction argument in invariant theory.
Paul R. Wolfson*, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
Saturday January 11, 1992, 8:15 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
The foundations of the method of fluxions in 18th century Britain.
Erik Sageng*, Saint John's College
Conflicts in mathematics and mathematical education at German technical colleges around 1900.
Susann Hensel*, Friedrich-Schiller University, Germany
Ramanujan and Hardy in England.
Robert Kanigel*, Baltimore, Maryland
Computers, mathematics, and theoretical computer science, 1950-70.
Michael S. Mahoney*, Princeton University
Saturday January 11, 1992, 1:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Father Pavel Florensky and modern Soviet mathematics.
Charles E. Ford*, Saint Louis University
Theorem on representation of semigroups by transformations. History of the proof (1918-1926).
Boris M. Schein*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Affine and projective transformations in the medieval east.
Boris A. Rosenfeld*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
Emile Picard, the method of successive approximations, and the development of an international style in mathematics.
Thomas Archibald*, Acadia University
Women in the American Mathematical Research Community: 1891-1906.
Della Dumbaugh Fenster*, University of Virginia
Karen Hunger Parshall, University of Virginia