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1992 Joint Mathematics Meetings
Baltimore, MD, January 811, 1992
Meeting #871
Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS lwsmall@ucsd.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA ross@math.uoregon.edu
Thursday January 9, 1992

Thursday January 9, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II

8:00 a.m.
Integrating problem solving and technology into mathematics teaching: A leadership and training project.
Elias Toubassi*, University of Arizona, Tucson
(87198276)

8:25 a.m.
A description of a special inservice calculus course for high school teachers.
Peter Braunfeld*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(87197254)

8:50 a.m.
Enhancing mathematics education using technology  the Arizona experience.
David Lovelock*, University of Arizona
(87198531)

9:15 a.m.
Geometry and the imagination.
Jane Gilman*, Rutgers University, Newark
(87198366)

9:40 a.m.
Assessment and mathematics education reform.
Alfred Manaster*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(87197521)

10:05 a.m.
Real mathematics from the start.
Nancy N. Casey*, Washington State University
Michael Fellows, University of Victoria
(87196519)

10:30 a.m.
Resources for mathematics reform.
Mark Driscoll*, Educational Development Center, Massachusetts
(87196212)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Designs and Codes, III

8:00 a.m.
Finite geometry's contributions to coding theory.
E. F. Assmus, Jr.*, Lehigh University
(87105291)

8:30 a.m.
Designs and codes from unitals.
J. D. Key*, Clemson University
(87120253)

9:00 a.m.
Quasisymmetric designs and the Smith normal form.
A. Blokhuis, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
A. R. Calderbank*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(87105176)

9:30 a.m.
Constructing 5designs from Golay subcodes.
Christine G. Barton*, National Security Agency, Maryland
(87105573)

10:00 a.m.
Exponential number of quasisymmetric designs and codes meeting the GreyRankin bound.
Vladimir Tonchev*, Michigan Technological University
Dieter Jungnickel, University Giessen, Germany
(87105608)

10:30 a.m.
A recursive method for construction of designs.
D. K. RayChaudhuri*, Ohio State University, Columbus
Tianbao Zhu, Ohio State University, Columbus
(87105500)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Iteration and Factorization of Entire and Meromorphic Functions, II

8:00 a.m.
On the fixpoints and factorizations of entire functions.
ChungChun Yang*, Hong Kong Universty of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
Jianhua Zheng, Academia Sinica, People's Republic of China
(87130162)

8:30 a.m.
Factorization of determinants of Laplacians on spheres.
J. R. Quine*, Florida State University
Junesang Choi, Florida State University
(8713085)

9:00 a.m.
On the iterate of e^z.
JianYing Zhou*, Beijing University, Peoples Republic of China
(87130165)

9:30 a.m.
Dynamics of critically finite entire functions.
Misha Yu Lyubich*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(87130606)

10:00 a.m.
On the intersection of Julia sets.
C. T. Chong*, National University of Singapore, Singapore
(87130167)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Index Theory, III

8:00 a.m.
Applications of the Lipschitz Gsignature theorem.
Jonathan Rosenberg*, University of Maryland, College Park
(87158405)

8:30 a.m.
The Novikov conjecture via controlled topology.
Steven C. Ferry*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(87157496)

9:00 a.m.
Asymptotic morphisms and index theory.
Nigel Higson*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(87119460)

9:30 a.m.
An index formula for transversally elliptic operators relative to a compact Lie group action.
Guoliang Yu*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley, CA
(87158403)

10:00 a.m.
Higher relative eta invariants.
Ronald G. Douglas*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(87158373)

10:30 a.m.
Spatially nontemperate pseudodifferential operators, Fredholm theory, and index.
Houshang H. Sohrab*, Towson State University
(8713551)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Symplectic Topology, I

8:00 a.m.
Dissipation induced instability.
Tudor Ratiu*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(87158407)

8:50 a.m.
Jholomorphic curves in simplectic 4manifolds.
Dusa McDuff*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(87153539)

9:35 a.m.
Symplectic fixed point theorems for toric manifolds.
Alexander B. Givental*, University of California, Berkeley, CA
(87198497)

10:25 a.m.
Nonholonomic reduction.
Larry Bates*, University of Calgary
Jedrzej Sniatycki, University of Calgary
(87158404)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part B
Alternatives to the lecture method in collegiate mathematics
Organizers:
Julian Weissglass, University of California, Santa Barbara

Thursday January 9, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part A
CAS laboratory projects for first year calculus using DERIVE
Organizers:
Carl L. Leinbach, Gettysburg College
Marvin L. Brubaker, Messiah College

Thursday January 9, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic Topology and Manifolds

8:00 a.m.
All 3plane complex Grassmanian manifolds are connectedwise prime.
John Ferdinands*, Calvin College
(87155266)

8:15 a.m.
Minimal models and symplectic topology.
Gregory Lupton*, Cleveland State University
John Oprea, Cleveland State University
(8715577)

8:30 a.m.
Some results on the Alpha invariant.
Gregory A. Fredricks*, Lewis & Clark College
Jeff C. Lutgen, University of Oregon
(87157389)

8:45 a.m.
Unlinking two component links.
Peter Kohn*, University of Texas, Austin
(87157614)

9:00 a.m.
The differential topology of locally compact sets.
R. Mansfield, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
H. MovahediLankarani*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
R. Wells, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(87157511)

9:15 a.m.
Generalization of a Bieberbach's theorem.
Kyung Bai Lee*, University of Oklahoma, Norman
(87157290)

9:30 a.m.
Index theory for short ranged fields in higher dimensions.
Nicolae Anghel*, University of North Texas
(87158232)

9:45 a.m.
A necessary and sufficient condition for a system of nonlinear equations to have a unique solution.
ChungWu Ho*, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
(87158305)

10:00 a.m.
Homoclinic contours of differential systems.
Zhivko S. Athanassov*, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
(87158414)

10:15 a.m.
A counterexample to the 3dimensional Poincare conjecture. III.
F. D. Lonergan*, Webster, Massachusettts
(87155201)

10:30 a.m.
The algebra structure of P(l)*SO(2^l+11).
Vidhyanath Rao*, Ohio State University, Newark
(8715545)

10:45 a.m.
A characterization of convex functions.
The Luc Dinh, Institute of Mathematics, Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Srinivasa Swaminathan*, Dalhousie University
(87146181)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
AMS Session on Finite Differences and Functional Equations

8:00 a.m.
On the map function.
Vojislav Stojkovic*, Morgan State University
(87168627)

8:15 a.m.
Inner product spaces and functional equations.
PL. Kannappan*, University of Waterloo
(87139296)

8:30 a.m.
Asymptotic behavior of solutions of Poincare difference equations.
William F. Trench*, Trinity University
(8713926)

8:45 a.m.
The existence of scaling distributions and functions.
Christopher Heil*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
David Colella, MITRE, Virginia
(87139555)

9:00 a.m.
Continuous solutions of dilation equations.
David Colella*, MITRE, Virginia
Christopher Heil, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(87139563)

9:15 a.m.
Global attractivity and linearized oscillations for delay difference equations.
Gerasimos Ladas*, University of Rhode Island
(87139124)

9:30 a.m.
On supcontinuous triangle functions.
Thomas Riedel*, University of Louisville
(87139413)

9:45 a.m.
Cauchy difference  A generalization of Hosszu functional equation.
P. L. Kannappan, University of Waterloo
P. K. Sahoo*, University of Louisville
(87139615)

10:00 a.m.
Generalizations of Jensen's functional equation in distributions.
Elias Y. Deeba*, University of Houston, Downtown
E. L. Koh, University of Regina
(8713938)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, II

8:00 a.m.
Exact controllability and uniform stabilization of the Kirchoff plate with boundary feedback acting via bending moments.
Mary Ann Horn*, University of Virginia
(8713555)

8:15 a.m.
The GinzburgLandau equation: Posted in a quarter plane.
Charles Bu*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8713592)

8:30 a.m.
A parabolic problem modelling axially symmetric thermoelastic contact.
Kevin T. Andrews*, Oakland University
Meir Shillor, Oakland University
(8713594)

8:45 a.m.
Solutions of Bergers' equation via quasisolutions.
Michael McAsey*, Bradley University
Lee A. Rubel, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(87135257)

9:00 a.m.
Blowup of solutions for nonlinear parabolic boundary value problems.
Hongwei Chen*, Christopher Newport Collge
(87135304)

9:15 a.m.
An absorption problem in the presence of salt.
Tommy Meyers, U S Army Engineer Waterways, Mississippi
Seth F. Oppenheimer*, Mississippi State University
(87135331)

9:30 a.m.
Boundaryvalue contact problems as a division of mathematical physics.
Boris Belinskiy*, Jacksonville, Florida
(87135340)

9:45 a.m.
Parabolic quenching for nonsmooth convex domains.
C. Y. Chan, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Lan Ke*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(87135200)

10:00 a.m.
Large deviation for the Burgers equation with small viscosity.
Arjuna I. Ranasinghe*, University of Alabama, Huntsville
Mou H. Chang, University of Alabama, Huntsville
(87135142)

10:15 a.m.
Positivity conditions for quadratic forms.
Jimin Tian*, Washington State University
(87149537)

10:30 a.m.
Numerical, constrained optimization methods.
John Gregory*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Cantian Lin, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(87149370)

10:45 a.m.
Boundary controlability for conservative evolutions governed by P.D.E.
Daniel Tataru*, University of Virginia
(8714982)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, II

8:00 a.m.
Multitype branching random walk.
Jinhua Tao*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(87160448)

8:15 a.m.
Markov gambling problems  minimizing time to a goal.
Michael G. Monticino*, University of North Texas
Victor C. Pestien, University of Miami
(87160451)

8:30 a.m.
Local variations of the sticky Brownian motion.
Madjid Amir*, University of Minnesota, Duluth
(87160465)

8:45 a.m.
The differentiability of the sample paths of a strongly harmonizable random field.
Randall J. Swift*, University of California, Riverside
(87160472)

9:00 a.m.
Waiting times: The general Ergodic case.
Paul C. Shields*, University of Toledo and E\"otvos Lor\'and University, Hungary
(8716024)

9:15 a.m.
Linear transformations of Wiener integrals.
Chull Park, Miami University, Oxford
David Skoug*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(8716071)

9:30 a.m.
Random filters that preserve strict stability of random inputs.
Weibin Zeng*, University of Louisville
(87160316)

9:45 a.m.
On generalized maximal functions.
Bernd S. W. Schr\"oder*, Kansas State University
(87160126)

10:00 a.m.
Generalized stochastic integrals of multiparameter processes.
Mylan Redfern*, University of Southern Mississippi
David Betounes, University of Southern Mississippi
(87160355)

10:15 a.m.
Two branches of the generalized Weibull distribution.
Manmohan S. Arora*, University of Bahrain, Bahrain
(87162196)

10:30 a.m.
On measures of association as measures of positive dependence.
Roger B. Nelsen*, Lewis & Clark College
(87162183)

10:45 a.m.
A rank test for a single peak in monthly data.
Osvaldo Marrero*, Villanova University
(87162127)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Research in Undergraduate Education, I

8:00 a.m.
Ethnographic teacherresearch in the mathematics classroom.
Bill Rosenthal*, Ursinus College
(87100730)

8:20 a.m.
A study of professors teaching calculus.
Mordechai Lawrence Friedman*, Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York
(87100714)

8:40 a.m.
Conveying the function concept: A theoretical analysis and review of the literature.
Susanna S. Epp*, DePaul University
(87100711)

9:00 a.m.
An action to process approach to solving algebra word problems.
Albert A. Cuoco*, Education Development Center, Massachusetts
(87100708)

9:20 a.m.
College students' understanding of recursion.
Eric W. Hart*, Maharishi International University
(87100716)

9:40 a.m.
Elicitation and analysis of undergraduates' constructs of mathematics and mathematics teaching.
John E. Owens*, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
(87100727)

10:00 a.m.
Student growth goals in undergraduate mathematics education.
Richard D. West*, United States Military Academy, West Point
(87100737)

10:20 a.m.
Math myths: Instructional implications.
Victor U. Odafe*, University of Hartford
(87100725)

10:40 a.m.
A test of mathematical abilities of students completing high school.
Gontran Ervynck*, Katholieke University, Belgium
(87100712)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 8:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Bergman Spaces, I

8:30 a.m.
Harmonic Bergman spaces.
Sheldon Axler*, Michigan State University
(87146173)

9:00 a.m.
Open problems in the factoring theory of the Bergman spaces.
Hakan Hedenmalm*, Uppsala University, Sweden
(87130172)

9:30 a.m.
Contractive zerodivisors in Bergman spaces.
Peter Duren*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Dmitry Khavinson, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Harold S. Shapiro, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Carl Sundberg, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(87130516)

10:00 a.m.
Invariant subspaces of Bergman spaces and the biharmonic equation. II.
Peter Duren, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Dmitry Khavinson*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Harold S. Shapiro, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Carl Sundberg, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(8713032)

10:30 a.m.
Expansive multipliers in the Bergman space.
Boris Korenblum, State University of New York, Albany
Michael Stessin*, Northwestern University
(87130174)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 8:30 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Curriculum initiatives: statistics, geometry, environment, assessment, and quantitative literacy

Thursday January 9, 1992, 8:30 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Visiting Lectures Committee Panel Discussion
How to start and maintain a departmental colloquium
Panelists:
James G. Ware, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Jean B. Chan, Sonoma State university
Sandy Grabiner, Pomona College
Deane Arganbright, Whitworth College

Thursday January 9, 1992, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
Oscillators and networks of them: Which differences make a difference?
Nancy J. Kopell*, Boston University

Thursday January 9, 1992, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Environmental Mathematics, I

9:00 a.m.
Modeling the depletion of natural resources.
Michael Olinick*, Middlebury College
(87100856)

9:30 a.m.
A model for the dynamics of subdivided populations.
Roland H. Lamberson*, Humboldt State University
Lee Badger, Weber State University
(87100855)

10:00 a.m.
Elementary mathematical modelling of environmental problems.
S. C. Bhatnagar*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(87100853)

10:30 a.m.
Traffic flow at the Lackawanna Recycling Center.
Anthony D. Berard, Jr.*, King's College
(87100852)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
AMS Library Committee Panel Discussion
Mathematics libraries, present and future
Organizers:
James L. Rovnyak, University of Virginia
Panelists:
Keith R. Dennis, Cornell University
Steven Rockey, Cornell University
s:
Nancy D. Anderson,

Thursday January 9, 1992, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Wavelets making waves in mathematics and engineering.
Ingrid Daubechies*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey and Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Thursday January 9, 1992, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Environmental Address

11:10 a.m.
Problems of scale in ecology.
Simon A. Levin*, Cornell University
(87100865)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
Automorphic forms and HasseWeil zetafunctions.
Robert P. Langlands*, Institute for Advanced Study

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Holomorphic maps from C^n to C^n.
Walter Rudin*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(87100869)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Classical Real Analysis, III

2:15 p.m.
A characterization of infinite omegalimit sets for functions of zero topological entropy.
A. M. Bruckner*, University of California, Santa Barbara
J. Smital, Komensky University, Czechoslovakia
(8712629)

2:45 p.m.
Special alpha limit sets and global attractors.
Michael W. Hero*, Bradley University
(8712658)

3:15 p.m.
Homeomorphic restrictions of smooth endomorphisms of an interval.
K. M. Brucks*, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
M. V. OteroEspinar, Campus Universitario, Spain
C. Tresser, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
(8713459)

3:45 p.m.
Ergodic theory and differentiation.
Richard J. O'Malley*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(87126103)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Iteration and Factorization of Entire and Meromorphic Functions, III

2:15 p.m.
Combinatorics of limit sets of Kleinian groups.
Linda Keen*, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
Caroline Series, Warwick University, England
(87130547)

2:45 p.m.
On the size of Julia sets.
A. Hinkkanen*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(87130544)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Interaction of Harmonic Analysis, Signal Processing and Computational Mathematics, III

2:15 p.m.
Timefrequency and timespace methods in mathematics and signal processing.
Yves F. Meyer*, University of Paris IX, France
(87142258)

3:05 p.m.
Orthonormal wavelets on the interval.
Ingrid Daubechies*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, New Jersey
(87146541)

3:35 p.m.
The optimal coefficients in Daubechies wavelets.
Gilbert Strang*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(87141231)

4:00 p.m.
Multiresolution analyses, regular sampling, and summability.
W. R. Madych*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(87194526)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Symplectic Topology, II

2:15 p.m.
A heat equation approach for constructing contact structures.
Steven J. Altschuler*, Australian National University, Australia
(87158408)

2:55 p.m.
Chains in the Heisenberg Group. I.
William M. Goldman*, University of Maryland, College Park
Robert R. Miner, University of Oklahoma
(87151137)

3:40 p.m.
Chains in the Heinenberg group. II.
William M. Goldman, University of Maryland, College Park
Robert R. Miner*, University of Oklahoma, Norman
(87151187)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part B
The Harvard calculus reform project: handson experience with the project materials
Organizers:
Deborah Hughes Hallett, Harvard University
Sheldon P. Gordon, Suffolk Community College
William McCallum, University of Arizona
Thomas W. Tucker, Colgate University

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part B
Using history in teaching calculus
Organizers:
V. Frederick Rickey, Bowling Green State University

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part B
Environmental modeling
Organizers:
Robert McKelvey, Environmental Research Lab EPA, Corvallis

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part A
Learning abstract algebra by programming in ISETL
Organizers:
Ed Dubinsky, Purdue University
Uri Leron, TechnionIIT

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Application of Mathematics to Social and Biological Sciences and Systems Theory, I

2:15 p.m.
The pricing of risky corporate debt to be issued at par value.
Arnold L. Langsen, California State University, Hayward
Franklin Lowenthal, California State University, Hayward
Clark T. Benson*, National Security Agency, Maryland
(87190580)

2:30 p.m.
The effects of nonuniform inhibitor production on onedimensional tissue growth.
Sophia A. Maggelakis*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(87192540)

2:45 p.m.
Disease transmission models with densitydependent demographics.
Linda Q. Gao*, University of Iowa
Herbert W. Hethcote, University of Iowa
(87192380)

3:00 p.m.
Some SIRS epidemic models with varying population size.
Jinshi Zhou*, University of Iowa
(87192384)

3:15 p.m.
Formulation and theoretical and numerical studies of functional differential equation models for fatal infectious diseases.
Ende Zhang*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(87192481)

3:30 p.m.
Global stability of a delay differential equation arising from epidemiology.
Xiaodong Lin*, University of Waterloo
Pauline Van Den Driessche, University of Victoria
(87192486)

3:45 p.m.
On partial controllability of the time delay systems.
Ali Ansari*, Virginia State University
(87193588)

4:00 p.m.
Discrete observability of the wave equation.
Alisa A. DeStefano*, Dartmouth College
(87193601)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Complex Analysis, II

2:15 p.m.
Riemann derivatives.
William Haloupek*, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
(87130581)

2:30 p.m.
Spherical linear invariance and uniform local spherical convexity.
Wancang Ma*, University of Cincinnati
David Minda, University of Cincinnati
(87130535)

2:45 p.m.
Compactifications of planar graphs.
Sam Northshield*, State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh
(87131264)

3:00 p.m.
MobiusInvariant spaces and algebras in polydiscs.
H. Turgay Kaptanoglu*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(87132442)

3:15 p.m.
Peakinterpolation set for A infinity (U^n).
Likang Guo*, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
(87132450)

3:30 p.m.
On the complex Frobenius theorem.
Lilia Apostolova*, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria
(87132168)

3:45 p.m.
Schanuel functions and algebraic differential equations.
Georg Martin Reinhart*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(87130639)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on History and Education

2:15 p.m.
Computer graphics in precalculus.
Darius Movasseghi*, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York
(87198368)

2:30 p.m.
Reform in the theory of equations.
James W. Petticrew*, University of TexasPan American
(87198125)

2:45 p.m.
A second year of workshop sessions in large calculus classes at UCSD.
Al Shenk*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(87198313)

3:00 p.m.
Implementing calculus as formal laboratory courses using MATHEMATICA.
John W. Davenport*, Georgia Southern University
Arthur G. Sparks, Georgia Southern University
James P. Braselton, Georgia Southern University
(87198509)

3:15 p.m.
John Colson's twoway numbers.
J. J. Tattersall*, Providence College
(8710118)

3:30 p.m.
On an equal basis: Working with graduate assistants to develop calculus classes which incorporate projects.
David J. Pengelley*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
Douglas S. Kurtz, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(8713593)

3:45 p.m.
Mathematics for health careers.
David A. Palkovich*, Oklahoma City Community College
(87198634)

4:00 p.m.
Preachment versus apprenticeship.
Arnold E. Ross*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(8719737)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, I

2:15 p.m.
Matrices associated with arithmetical functions.
Keith Bourque*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Steve Ligh, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(87111197)

2:30 p.m.
An algebra of exponents.
Joseph Arkin*, U.S. Military Academy, New York
(87111159)

2:45 p.m.
On consecutive Niven numbers.
Curtis Cooper*, Central Missouri State University
Robert E. Kennedy, Central Missouri State University
(87111286)

3:00 p.m.
On the natural density of the digit numbers.
Robert E. Kennedy*, Central Missouri State University
Curtis Cooper, Central Missouri State University
(87111285)

3:15 p.m.
Patterns in prime and compounded powers. Phase I.
Nivia Colon Diaz*, Puerto Rico
(87111630)

3:30 p.m.
On a special sequence concerning the radix expansion map.
WunSeng Chou*, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Peter Shiue, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(87111470)

3:45 p.m.
The remarkable number 648.
Robert O. Stanton*, Saint James University
(87111473)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Topological Groups and Lie Groups

2:15 p.m.
Extralarge Artin groups are biautomatic.
David E. Peifer*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(87120492)

2:30 p.m.
The Howe/Kirillov orbit methods for some Gelfand pairs.
Jeffrey L. Hakim*, American University
(87120623)

2:45 p.m.
Measures on nilpotent coadjoint orbits.
Donald R. King*, Northeastern University
(8712281)

3:00 p.m.
Quadratic equations over C(6) groups.
Martin Greendlinger*, Temple University, Philadelphia
(87120468)

3:15 p.m.
Limit axioms for wide varieties of topological groups.
R. D. Kopperman*, City College, City University of New York
S. A. Morris, University of Wollongong, Australia
(87122598)

3:30 p.m.
Points very close to the smallest ideal of BetaS.
Amha T. Lisan*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Neil Hindman, Howard University
(87122385)

3:45 p.m.
A resolution of the multiplicity problem for GL(N,C).
Randall Wills*, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA
(87122453)

4:00 p.m.
Normal structure property in generalized James spaces.
M. A. Khamsi*, University of Texas, El Paso
S. Swaminathan, Dalhousie University
(87146182)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Session on A Toolbox for Liberal Arts Mathematics Courses, I

2:15 p.m.
Introduction

2:20 p.m.
Innumerancy for liberal arts students.
Gloria Dion*, Pennsylvania State Univeristy, Ogontz Campus
(87100797)

2:35 p.m.
Freshman seminar at Hamline University.
Nadine C. Myers*, Hamline University
(87100811)

2:50 p.m.
Mathematical modeling in the liberal arts.
Roland Minton*, Roanoke College
(87100810)

3:05 p.m.
Fractals in the liberal arts mathematics course.
Peter Tannenbaum*, California State University, Fresno
(87100817)

3:20 p.m.
Fractals for liberal arts students.
Kay Gura*, Ramapo College
Rowan Lindley, Westchester Community College
(87100805)

3:35 p.m.
Applications, a good way to learn to use mathematics effectively.
Chantal Shafroth*, North Carolina Central University
(87100814)

3:50 p.m.
Integrating quality and productivity in introductory statistics courses.
Mary H. Hudson*, Samford University
(87100806)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Using Spreadsheets to Teach Mathematics, III

2:15 p.m.
A spreadsheetbased finite mathematics course.
Stephen D. Comer*, The Citadel
(87100824)

2:40 p.m.
Least squares approximation using a spreadsheet.
Luz Maria DeAlba*, Drake University
(87100826)

3:05 p.m.
Using spreadsheets as a tool in the upper secondary mathematics curriculum.
Jonathan Choate*, Groton School, Massachusetts
(87100823)

3:30 p.m.
Teaching with spreadsheets: Advance applications and creative graphics.
Deane Arganbright*, Whitworth College
(87100821)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA COMET and CTUM Panel Discussion
Preparing teachers of mathematics
Panelists:
Bettye Anne Case, Florida State University
Ed Dubinsky, Purdue University
Patricia L. Jones, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Glenda Lappan, Michigan State University
Moderators:
James R. C., MAA and Ohio State University
Don R. Lick, Eastern Michigan University

Thursday January 9, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA ad hoc Committee on Guidelines Panel Discussion
Guidelines for undergraduate mathematics programs
Panelists:
John D. Fulton, University of West Florida
David J. Lutzer, College of William \& Mary
John A. Thorpe, SUNY at Buffalo

Thursday January 9, 1992, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Waves in elasticplastic materials.
Michael Shearer*, North Carolina State University
(87100870)

Thursday January 9, 1992, 4:25 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting

Thursday January 9, 1992, 6:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
COMAP Council Meeting

Thursday January 9, 1992, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse, \#5: Part B
Using group projects in calculus
Organizers:
Stephen Hilbert, Ithaca College
John Maceli, Ithaca College
Eric Robinson, Ithaca College
Diane Schwartz, Ithaca College
Stanley Seltzer, Ithaca College

Thursday January 9, 1992, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part A
Using NETPAD software to teach and learn about graphs
Organizers:
Nathaniel Dean, Bellcore
Joseph G. Rosenstein, Rutgers University

Thursday January 9, 1992, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part A
How to make effective use of inexpensive pocket computers to develop the concepts and techniques of calculus
Organizers:
Franklin Demana, Ohio State University
Bert K. Waits, Ohio State University

Thursday January 9, 1992, 7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Session

7:00 p.m.
Title to be announced.
Walter E. Massey*, National Science Foundation

Thursday January 9, 1992, 7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Panel Discussion
Undergraduate linear algebra
A. Duane Porter,
David Carlson,
Charles R. Johnson,
David C. Lay,
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