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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
Wednesday January 8, 1992

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Designs and Codes, I

8:00 a.m.
Designs, codes and difference sets.
J. F. Dillon*, National Security Agency, Maryland
(87105577)

8:30 a.m.
Difference sets in nonabelian groups.
Ken W. Smith*, Central Michigan University
(87105530)

9:00 a.m.
The field of a difference set.
Robert L. McFarland*, University of Minnesota, Duluth
(87105575)

9:30 a.m.
There is no (324,153,72)difference set in Z_2^2 X Z_3^2 X Z_9 or Z_4 X Z 2^_3 X Z_9.
Jonathan Jedwab*, Hewlett Packard Laboratories, United Kingdom
James A. Davis, University of Richmond
(87105461)

10:00 a.m.
Almost difference sets and reversible divisible difference sets.
James A. Davis*, University of Richmond
(8710596)

10:30 a.m.
On difference sets in groups of order 100.
Richard M. Stafford*, National Security Agency, Maryland
Ken W. Smith, Central Michigan University
(87105578)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Classical Real Analysis, I

8:00 a.m.
Some problems concerning the Hausdorff dimension of graphs.
R. Daniel Mauldin*, University of North Texas
(87128153)

8:30 a.m.
The relative grid dimension of continuous functions.
G. Petruska*, University of Witwaterstrand, South Africa
(87126637)

9:00 a.m.
Differentiability and integrability in dimensions with repect to alpharegular intervals.
Jiri Jarnik*, Czechoslovakia Academy of Science, Czechoslovakia
Jaroslav Kurzweil, Czechoslovakia Academy of Science, Czechoslovakia
(87126636)

9:30 a.m.
Expansions in series of Legendre functions.
Eric Russell Love*, University of Melbourne, Australia
Maxwell Norman Hunter, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
(87141628)

10:00 a.m.
Idensity continuous functions.
Krzysztof Ciesielski*, West Virginia University
(8712643)

10:30 a.m.
Measure and category  one more difference.
Wladyslaw Wilczynski*, University of Lodz, Poland
(87126599)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Index Theory, I

8:00 a.m.
Nilpotency of Connes' periodicity operator and idempotent conjectures.
Ronghui Ji*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
(87146175)

8:30 a.m.
Equivariant index theory for noncompact group actions.
Jeffrey S. Fox*, State University of New York, Albany
Peter Haskell, Virginia Polytech Institute & State University
(87158574)

9:00 a.m.
L^2 index theorems for certain transversally elliptic operators.
Jeffrey Fox, University of Colorado, Boulder
Peter Haskell*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(8715853)

9:30 a.m.
The universal proper Gspace and applications to index theory.
Paul Baum*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(87158356)

10:00 a.m.
BaumConnes conjecture for padic groups.
Roger Plymen*, University of Manchester, England
(87119210)

10:30 a.m.
Bounded geometry and index theory.
Jonathan Block*, University of Pennsylvania
Shmuel Weinberger, University of Chicago
(87158462)

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

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part A
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

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part A
Using history in teaching calculus
Organizers:
V. Frederick Rickey, Bowling Green State University

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Abelian Groups and Semigroups

8:00 a.m.
Extensions of pseudofree groups.
Heather Ries*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(87118567)

8:15 a.m.
On lattice isomorphism of mixed Abelian groups.
Kazem Mahdavi*, State University of New York, College at Potsdam
John Poland, Carleton University
(87120112)

8:30 a.m.
Completions and categorical compactness for classes of groups.
Temple H. Fay, University of Southern Mississippi
Gary L. Walls*, University of Southern Mississippi
(87120106)

8:45 a.m.
Alligned valuations for finite valuated Abelian pgroups.
Lorenz J. Hughes*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(87120632)

9:00 a.m.
Autoprojectivities of finite triply generated Abelian pgroups.
Charles Holmes*, Miami University
(87120569)

9:15 a.m.
On the near Frattini subgroup of the amalgamated free product of finitely generated Abelian groups.
Mohammad K. Azarian*, University of Evansville
(8712011)

9:30 a.m.
The characteristics of Artinian semisimple semigroup rings.
YueChan Phoebe Ho*, Central Missouri State University
(87120477)

9:45 a.m.
Some presentations of completely regular semigroups.
K. S. Ajan*, Marquette University
(87120485)

10:00 a.m.
Some characterizations of the hereditary pretorsion class of semigroup automata.
Clement S. Lam*, University of Iowa
(87120109)

10:15 a.m.
On the lattice of proper right congruences of a semigroup.
EunHo Lee*, University of Iowa
(87120308)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, I

8:00 a.m.
On the dynamics of domains, disclinations and walls in liquid crystal materials.
M. Carme Calderer*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(87135538)

8:15 a.m.
An existence theorem for differential inclusions on Banach space.
N. U. Ahmed*, University of Ottawa,
(87135551)

8:30 a.m.
Group analysis of the heat equation in higher dimensions.
S. K. Rai, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
C. C. A. Sastri*, Dalhousie University,
(87135556)

8:45 a.m.
Branches of oscillatory solutions for a radially symmetric semipositone problem.
Alfonso Castro*, Mississippi State University
R. Shivaji, Mississippi State University
(87135583)

9:00 a.m.
The inverse scattering problem for timeharmonic acoustic waves in an inhomogeneous medium with complex refraction index.
Andrzej W. Kedzierawski*, Delaware State College
(87135610)

9:15 a.m.
Motions of partial differential equations.
Andrzej W. Kedzierawski, Delaware State College
N. R. Nandakumar*, Delaware State College
(87135604)

9:30 a.m.
The regularized layered medium equation.
L. A. Packer*, University of Texas, Austin
R. E. Showalter, University of Texas, Austin
(87135626)

9:45 a.m.
Numerical investigations of the stability of equilibrium states of water and contaminant flow.
David E. Noyes*, Ball State University
(87135364)

10:00 a.m.
Modeling and analysis for laser beam induced current images of semiconductors.
Stavros Busenberg, Harvey Mudd College
Weifu Fang*, University of Southern California
Kazufumi Ito, University of Southern California
(87135388)

10:15 a.m.
Global Mizohata structures.
Howard Jacobowitz*, Institute for Advanced Study
(87135390)

10:30 a.m.
Quenching for coupled semilinear singular parabolic third initialboundary value problems.
C. Y. Chan, University of Southwestern Louisiana
David T. Fung*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(87135438)

10:45 a.m.
A scaling technique for finding the weighted analytic center of a polytope.
David S. Atkinson*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(87149198)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:00 a.m.9:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Set Theory and Foundations

8:00 a.m.
Complete dense linear order with density aleph_1.
Renling Jin*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(8710327)

8:15 a.m.
Transfinite recursion and Sherman's inequality.
Jeffry L. Hirst*, Appalachian State University
(87103260)

8:30 a.m.
Definable equivalence relations and algebraically closed value fields.
Jan Holly*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(87103387)

8:45 a.m.
More reverse recursion theory.
K. Kontostathis*, Villanova University
(87103437)

9:00 a.m.
A note on lexicographically ordered space Alpha _2.
Kandasamy Muthuvel*, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
(87104430)

9:15 a.m.
Two topological equivalents of the axiom of choice.
Eric Schechter*, Vanderbilt University
(87104282)

9:30 a.m.
Sets consistently of first category.
Brian King*, Augusta College
(8710484)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Physics and Special Functions

8:00 a.m.
Flow of an OldroydB fluid between intersecting planes.
R. Bhatnagar*, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
K. R. Rajagopal, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
G. Gupta, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
(87176429)

8:15 a.m.
Steady capillarygravity waves in a two layer fluid over an obstruction  forced modified KdV equation.
Jeongwhan Choi*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(87176444)

8:30 a.m.
On hydrodynamic rotating flow of a twophase fluid.
Lokenath Debnath*, University of Central Florida
(87176158)

8:45 a.m.
Asymptotics of resonances for three dimensional Schrodinger operator with nearly Coulomb potential.
Marianna Shubov*, Texas Tech University
(87181315)

9:00 a.m.
ChernSimons theory via path integrals.
Dana S. Fine*, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
(87181564)

9:15 a.m.
Relation between polynomials orthogonal on the unit circle with respect to different weights.
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of South Florida
Richard Ruedemann*, University of South Florida
(87133369)

9:30 a.m.
Asymptotics of Pollaczek polynomials and their zeros.
Mourad E. H. Ismail*, University of South Florida
(87133363)

9:45 a.m.
A ring of permutable functions of several variables.
H. B. Coonce*, Mankato State University
(8713303)

10:00 a.m.
Integrals of products of ultraspherical, Hermite and Bessel functions.
Mihr J. Shah*, Kent State University
(8713321)

10:15 a.m.
The A_l and C_l Bailey transform and lemma.
Stephen C. Milne*, Ohio State University, Columbus
Glenn M. Lilly, Ohio State University, Columbus
(87133265)

10:30 a.m.
Spontaneous bifurcation for the convective porous medium equation with a nonlinear source.
Jeffrey R. Anderson*, Ball State University
(8713562)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on General Topology

8:00 a.m.
The preservation of pseudocompactness in products.
David A. Lamb*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(87154570)

8:15 a.m.
Even homogeneity.
Kathryn F. Porter*, Saint Mary's College of California, Morango
(87154571)

8:30 a.m.
Countable spaces.
M. Rajagopalan*, Tennessee State University
(87154367)

8:45 a.m.
Separation axioms in bitopological spaces.
Jamuna P. Ambasht, Benedict College
Sanjay Tiwari*,
(87154409)

9:00 a.m.
On Datta's projective bitopological spaces.
Jamuna P. Ambasht*, Benedict College
(87154410)

9:15 a.m.
Pseudocompact refinements of compact group topologies on Abelian groups.
W. W. Comfort*, Wesleyan University
Dieter Remus, Universitat Hannover, Germany
(8715457)

9:30 a.m.
Local contractibility in set convergence.
Robert A. Johnson*, Indiana State University
(87154310)

9:45 a.m.
Families of selfsimilar sets.
Gary Lewellen*, Appalachian State University
(87154157)

10:00 a.m.
Covering properties of frames.
Peter Fletcher, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Worthen Hunsaker, Southern Illinois University
William Lindgren*, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
(87154220)

10:15 a.m.
Two approaches to quasiuniformities for frames.
Peter Fletcher, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Worthen Hunsaker*, Southern Illinois University
William Lindgren, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
(87154221)

10:30 a.m.
Applications of the theory of locales to preimages of compact spaces.
Andrew Molitor*, Wesleyan University
(87154226)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Placement Testing Programs: Their Organization, Administration and Problems, I

8:00 a.m.
College placement testing in mathematics.
Rose Hamm*, College of Charleston
(87100745)

8:25 a.m.
Mandated math placement.
Jan Vandever*, South Dakota State University
(87100752)

8:50 a.m.
The mathematics placement process at Bentley College.
Karen J. Schroeder*, Bentley College
Erland V. Sorensen, Bentley College
(87100750)

9:15 a.m.
Placement procedure using regression analysis at the U. S. Coast Guard Academy.
Ernest Manfred*, United States Coast Guard Academy, Connecticut
George Rezendes, United States Coast Guard Academy, Connecticut
(87100749)

9:40 a.m.
The mathematics placement program at Saint Mary's College.
Mary V. Connolly*, Saint Mary's College
(87100742)

10:05 a.m.
Mathematics placement at Cottey College.
Susan Callahan*, Cottey College
(87100740)

10:30 a.m.
A case for incontext placement testing.
John H. Jenkins*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
(87100748)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovations in Mathematics Courses for Business, I

8:00 a.m.
A structured general approach for algebra word problem formulation.
Arthur B. Kahn*, University of Baltimore
(87100773)

8:15 a.m.
Using business mathematics in the news.
Barry Schiller*, Rhode Island College
(87100784)

8:30 a.m.
Algebra tutorial for Lotus spreadsheet: Basic.
Roosevelt Gentry*, Jackson State University
(87100771)

8:45 a.m.
Mathematical models in mathematics for business courses.
Miguel Paredes, University of TexasPan American
James Petticrew*, University of TexasPan American
(87100782)

9:05 a.m.
Mathematical modeling.
John M. Kellett*, Gettysburg College
(87100774)

9:20 a.m.
An unholy alliance between the business and economics department and the mathematics and computer science department in teaching the basic statistics course.
Ivory L. Lyons, Elizabeth City State University, North Carolina
Sohindar S. Sachdev*, Elizabeth City State University, North Carolina
(87100783)

9:40 a.m.
Realistic data sets, software, and exploring data in elementary statistics.
Melvin A. Nyman*, Alma College
(87100781)

10:00 a.m.
The TI81 calculator and the business calculus.
Glenn E. Johnston*, Morehead State University
(87100772)

10:20 a.m.
Some 'taxing' calculus problems.
Mark Michael*, King's College
(87100777)

10:40 a.m.
A maximum for a profit function.
John I. Nassar*, Muhlenberg College
(87100780)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Session on Using Spreadsheets to Teach Mathematics, I

8:00 a.m.
The spreadsheet as a pedagogical tool.
Robert S. Smith*, Miami University
(87100846)

8:25 a.m.
Sampling distributions of means using @RISK.
Elaine L. Tatham*, University of Kansas
(87100849)

8:50 a.m.
Using spreadsheets to introduce liberal arts students to conditional probability.
Joe Wimbish*, Huntingdon College
(87100851)

9:15 a.m.
Spreadsheets in the teaching of mathematical modeling.
Mark Gruenwald*, University of Evansville
(87100834)

9:40 a.m.
Spreadsheets in high school algebra (or college algebra).
James Kulich*, Elmhurst College
(87100838)

10:05 a.m.
Elementary row operations within a spreadsheet.
David E. Flesner*, Gettysburg College
(87100832)

10:30 a.m.
Detection of specific impulse  a problem in data analysis.
William H. Ruckle*, Clemson University
(87100844)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
ICME  7 (August 1723, 1992)
Moderators:
Eileen L. Poiani, Saint Peter's College
Panelists:
Florence D. Fasanelli, MAA/SUMMA
Bernard R. Hodgson, Université Laval
Martin Johnson, University of Maryland
Eric Miller, Brock University
Paul Zorn, St. Olaf College

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Committee on Mathematicians Outside Academia Panel Discussion
Mathematical life outside academia: Input from the real world
Moderators:
S. Brent Morris, National Security Agency

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Committee on Science Policy and MAA Science Policy Committee Joint Panel Discussion
Values and rewards in the mathematics profession
Speakers:
Daniel E. Koshland, Jr., {\it Science}
Presenters:
Calvin C. Moore, University of California, Berkeley
David A. Sanchez, national Science foundation
Moderators:
John A. Thorpe, SUNY at Buffalo

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Retiring Presidential Address
In search of symmetry.
William Browder*, Princeton University

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
A new look at knot polynomials.
Joan S. Birman*, Columbia University
(87100864)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I
Automorphic forms and HasseWeil zetafunctions.
Robert P. Langlands*, Institute for Advanced Study

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation

The philosophical legacy of John von Neumann.
Nicholas A. Vonneuman*, Meadowbrook, Pennsylvania
(87100873)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I

2:15 p.m.
An integrated science/mathematics major for preservice elementary teachers.
John T. Kemper*, University of St. Thomas
(87196272)

2:40 p.m.
Conceptual foundations of statistics: A technological and constructivist approach.
Marsha Davis*, Mount Holyoke College
(87162255)

3:05 p.m.
Supporting high ability students through the American Regions Mathematics League (AMRL)  Soviet Exchange Program.
Mark Saul*, Bronxville School, Bronxville, New York and American Regions Mathematics League, New York, New York
(87197229)

3:30 p.m.
Minority students' academic development in mathematics: Programmatic concerns and implications for mathematics education.
Charles H. Roberts*, Michigan State University
(87198277)

3:55 p.m.
Small study groups for general student audiences.
Richard J. Maher*, Loyola University of Chicago
(87198101)

4:20 p.m.
Distance learning projects within the Nebraska systemic initiative.
Donald W. Miller*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(87197230)

4:45 p.m.
Problem solving: Comparing choices of natural language in elementary mathematics textbooks.
R. Daniel Hurwitz*, Skidmore College
Regina Hartmann, Skidmore College
(87196529)

5:10 p.m.
EVERY Student succeeds.
Kenneth C. Millett*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(87198522)

5:35 p.m.
Developing leadership for mathematics education: What is (should be) the University's role?
Philip Wagreich*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(87198600)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Designs and Codes, II

2:15 p.m.
Greedy codes.
Richard A. Brualdi, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Vera Pless*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(8710598)

2:45 p.m.
The weight distribution of a ternary code.
George T. Kennedy*, National Security Agency, Maryland
(87105579)

3:15 p.m.
Weight enumerators of more irreducible cyclic binary codes.
Robert L. Ward*, National Security Agency, Maryland
(8711148)

3:45 p.m.
A survey of generalized Hadamard matrices.
Warwick de Launey*, Electronics Research Laboratories, Australia
(87105572)

4:15 p.m.
Weight distribution of multiples of a ReedSolomon code generator polynomial.
Gene A. Berg*, Columbia, Maryland
(87194321)

4:45 p.m.
A bound for divisible codes.
Harold N. Ward*, University of Virginia
(87194299)

5:15 p.m.
Spherical designs in number theory and functional analysis.
Bruce Reznick*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8710569)

5:45 p.m.
On the error vectors implemented in code.
Chul Kim*, Kwangwooon University, Korea
(8716860)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Classical Real Analysis, II

2:15 p.m.
The classification of hyperfinite Borel equivalence relations.
Alexander S. Kechris*, California Institute of Technology
(8712628)

2:45 p.m.
On the sigmaalgebra of measurable rectangles.
Arnold W. Miller*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(8710475)

3:15 p.m.
Note on porosity in Banach spaces.
Victor Olevskii*, Moscow, USSR
(8714642)

3:45 p.m.
Symmetric porosity of Cantor sets.
Michael J. Evans, North Carolina State University
Paul D. Humke, Saint Olaf College
Karen Saxe*, Macalester College
(8712652)

4:15 p.m.
Symmetric porosity, dimension and derivates.
Robert W. Vallin*, North Carolina State University
(8712640)

4:45 p.m.
Uniqueness of rectangularly convergent trigonometric series.
J. Marshall Ash, DePaul University
Chris Freiling, California State University, San Bernardino
Dan Rinne*, California State University, San Bernardino
(8714261)

5:15 p.m.
Limits of differentiable functions.
Udayan B. Darji*, North Carolina State University
(8712639)

5:45 p.m.
Sequence conditions which imply approximate continuity.
James Foran*, University of Missouri, Kansas City
(8712606)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Iteration and Factorization of Entire and Meromorphic Functions, I

2:15 p.m.
Topolopy and dynamics of complex exponentials.
Robert L. Devaney*, Boston University
(87130164)

2:45 p.m.
On the value distribution of composite entire functions.
Kari Katajamaki, University of Joensuu, Finland
Liisa Kinnunen, University of Joensuu, Finland
Ilpo Laine*, University of Joensuu, Finland
(87130163)

3:15 p.m.
Factorization of meromorphic functions.
Fred Gross*, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(87130382)

3:45 p.m.
Some functional equations connected with the iteration theory.
Alex Eremenko*, Institute of Low Temperature Physics & Engineering, USSR
(87130543)

4:15 p.m.
Newton's method for meromorphic functions I, functions without zero as asymptotic value.
Hartje Kriete*, Ruhur University Bochum, Germany
(87130545)

4:45 p.m.
Newton's method for meromorphic functions II, failure of Newton's method for functions of finite order.
Fritz V. Haeseler*, University of Bremen, Germany
(87130546)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Interaction of Harmonic Analysis, Signal Processing and Computational Mathematics, I

2:15 p.m.
Signal analysis, stirling functions and the Riemann Zeta function.
P. L. Butzer*, Technical University of Aachen, Germany
M. Hauss, Technical University of Aachen, Germany
(87141318)

2:45 p.m.
Irregular and local sampling by Gabor frames and transforms
John J. Benedetto*, University of Maryland, College Park
(8714295)

3:15 p.m.
Smooth wavelets with compactly supported Fourier transforms.
Aline Bonami, University of Orleans, France
Fernando Soria, University Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Guido L. Weiss*, Washington University
(87142372)

3:45 p.m.
Algebraic calculation of phases from amplitude data.
D. J. Newman, Temple Univeristy and Prometheus, Inc., Sweden
H. S. Shapiro*, Royal Institute of Technology and Promethens, Inc., Sweden
(87142362)

4:15 p.m.
Wavelets, sampling, distributions and everything.
Gilbert G. Walter*, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
(87141426)

4:45 p.m.
Multilevel preconditioning.
Wolfgang Dahmen*, Freie Universitaet, Germany
(87165507)

5:15 p.m.
Generalization of the PaleyWeiner theorem.
Amin Boumenir*, King Fahd University, Saudi Arabia
(87142320)

5:45 p.m.
Pseudobiorthogonal bases and frames.
Hidemitsu Ogawa*, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
(87143319)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part A
Environmental modeling
Organizers:
Robert McKelvey, Environmental Research Lab EPA, Corvallis

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#17
Advanced workshop on DERIVE
Organizers:
David R. Stoutemyer, University of Hawaii and Soft Warehouse, Inc.

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMS Session on Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes, I

2:15 p.m.
Compound Poisson approximation for an urn problem.
Patrick Burghardt, Carnegie Mellon University
Amy Prengaman*, Johns Hopkins University
(87160510)

2:30 p.m.
Correlation autoregressive sequences: A summary.
Jay C. Hardin, National Aeronautics & Space Administration, Virginia
Andrzje Makagon, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Abol G. Miamee*, Hampton University
(87160513)

2:45 p.m.
Optimal Occupation in graphs.
Kyle Siegrist*, University of Alabama, Huntsville
(87160549)

3:00 p.m.
Memoryless distributions on a class of semigroups.
Kyle Siegrist, University of Alabama, Huntsville
Leigh Lunsford*, University of Alabama, Huntsville
(87160587)

3:15 p.m.
Recent progress in exchangeability theory.
Grant Izmirlian, Jr.*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(87160607)

3:30 p.m.
Numerical calculation of multidimensional stable distributions.
John P. Nolan*, American University
Balram Rajput, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(87160625)

3:45 p.m.
Random orthogonal polynomials.
M. Sambandham*, Clark Atlanta University
A. Brania, Morehouse College
(87160357)

4:00 p.m.
Random algebraic polynomials.
Henry Gore*, Morehouse College
M. Sambandham, Morehouse College
(87160358)

4:20 p.m.
Break

4:35 p.m.
On the number of cycles in a random nonequiprobable graph^1.
V. F. Kolchin, Academy of Sciences of the USSR,
V. I. Khokhlov*, Academy of Sciences of the USSR,
(87160416)

4:50 p.m.
Stationary characteristics of a queue system with semiMarkovian flow of entrance function.
Mikhail M. Novikov*,
(87160424)

5:05 p.m.
A generalization of the birthday problem.
M. Sayrafiezadeh*, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York
(87198298)

5:20 p.m.
An identity on symmetric functions, and its application to majorityrule.
Robert B. Feinberg*, Baltimore, Maryland
(87105354)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Session on Approximation Theory and Harmonic Analysis

2:15 p.m.
Recurrence formulas for multivariate box splines and their moments.
Patrick J. Van Fleet*, Vanderbilt University
(87141445)

2:30 p.m.
Monotone approximation with firstorder linear differential operators.
O. Shisha*, University of Rhode Island
C. Yang, University of Rhode Island
(87141525)

2:45 p.m.
Multidimensional wavelets generated by fractal functions.
J Geronimo, Georgia Institute of Technology
D. Hardin*, Vanderbilt University
P. Massopust, Vanderbilt University
(87141590)

3:00 p.m.
Three dimensional stationary phase method with nondegenerate stationary point on an edge.
David Kaminski*, University of Lethbridge, England
(87141121)

3:15 p.m.
Interpolation of entire functions associated with some Freud's weights.
Radwan AlJarrah*, Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Mohammed Hasan, Yarmouk University, Jordan
(87141314)

3:30 p.m.
An unusual arctangent series approximation for pi.
Francine Abeles*, Kean College of New Jersey
(87141128)

3:45 p.m.
A spectral PaleyWeiner theorem.
William Bray*, University of Maine, Orono
(87142222)

4:00 p.m.
A generalization of the CantorLebesgue theorem.
J. Marshall Ash*, DePaul University
Robert P. Kaufman, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Eric Rieders, DePaul University
(87142123)

4:10 p.m.
Break

4:20 p.m.
Almost everywhere summability of orthogonal expansions on the unit circle.
Attila Mate*, Brooklyn College, City University of New York
(87142490)

4:35 p.m.
Quadratic maps of R^2 which map A(R^2) to the space of functions with uniformly invertible Fourier transforms.
Peter M. Jarvis*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(87142480)

4:50 p.m.
A Fourier series.
Javad Namazi*, Fairleigh Dickinson University
(87142463)

5:05 p.m.
Perturbation results and the Franklin Wavelets.
Kenneth F. Yarnall*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(87142447)

5:20 p.m.
Geometric dimension versus smoothness on the closed set (0,1).
Anca Deliu*, Georgia Institute of Technology
MongShu Lee, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(87142383)

5:35 p.m.
A note on pseudodifferential operators on weighted L^pspaces over locally compact Vilenkin groups.
H. Ombe*, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
(87143412)

5:50 p.m.
Strong Boehmians.
Piotr Mikusinski*, University of Central Florida
Ellen R. Dill, University of Central Florida
(87144113)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMS Session on Category Theory and Nonassociative Algebra

2:15 p.m.
Lie algebras associated to conditional expectation operators.
Gregory Peterson*, East Carolina University
(87116274)

2:30 p.m.
Isomorphism classes of noncommutative matrix Jordan algebras.
Robert B. Brown, Ohio State University, Columbus
Nora C. Hopkins*, Indiana State University
(87117502)

2:45 p.m.
Essential extensions of simple modules for Lie algebras of type A, D, and E.
Randall P. Dahlberg*, Allegheny College
(87117499)

3:00 p.m.
A generalization of the algebra of color.
R. D. Schafer*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(87117110)

3:15 p.m.
Lie algebras closed under nonLie polynomials.
John Magnus*, Sweet Briar College
(87117503)

3:30 p.m.
Imaginary roots of a KacMoody Lie algegra whose reflections preserve root multiplicities.
Curtis Bennett*, Michigan State University
(87117120)

3:45 p.m.
Centroids and root systems.
Duncan J. Melville*, Saint Lawrence University
(87117379)

4:00 p.m.
Representations of exceptional Lie algebras restricted to subalgebras.
Krystina K. Leganza*, Ball State University
(87120433)

4:10 p.m.
Break

4:20 p.m.
Weak infinitygroupoids and the homotopy category.
Marek Golasinski*, Nicholas Copernicus University,
(87118375)

4:35 p.m.
Results concerning a categorical version of the NobelingPontryagin theorem.
Dmitri B. Shakhmatov*, Miami University, Oxford, OH
(87118457)

4:50 p.m.
On Cartesian closed universal algebras.
Vijaya Gompa*, Ball State University
(87118329)

5:05 p.m.
Tricategories.
Robert Gordon*, Temple University, Philadelphia
A. J. Power, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
R. H. Street, Macquarie University, Australia
(87118297)

5:20 p.m.
A categorical setting for secondorder mathematical structures.
Lawrence Neff Stout*, Illinois Wesleyan University
Ulrich Hohle, Bergische University, Germany
(87118289)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Session on Complex Analysis, I

2:15 p.m.
When is the composition of two power series even?
Alan Horwitz*, Pennsylvania State University, Media
Lee Rubel, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(87126576)

2:30 p.m.
Extremal results for a class of univalent functions.
Robin Cunningham*, Trenton State College
(87130219)

2:45 p.m.
Sharp first order univalence criteria.
Julian Gevirtz*, University of Chile, Chile
(87130218)

3:00 p.m.
On univalance of certain infinite products.
E. P. Merkes, University of Cincinnati
Mohammad Salmassi*, College of the Holy Cross
(87130227)

3:15 p.m.
Entire functions capable of mapping continuous, nonanalytic functions into the disc algebra.
Paul E. Fishback*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(87130326)

3:30 p.m.
Uniformly convex functions.
Wancang Ma, University of Cincinnati
David Minda*, University of Cincinnati
(87130306)

3:45 p.m.
Entire functions of order one and infinite type.
Badih Ghusayni*, North Central College
(87130270)

4:00 p.m.
Interpolation at maximal radii: A characterization of the binomial and exponential series.
Faruk AbiKhuzam*, American University of Beirut
(87130105)

4:10 p.m.
Break

4:20 p.m.
A generalization of the Jacobi inversion formula and some applications.
S. F. Keating*, Eastern Connecticut State University
(87146638)

4:35 p.m.
Quantitative Runge theorems for harmonic functions.
Thomas Bagby, Indiana University
Norman Levenberg*, University of Auckland, New Zealand
(8713074)

4:50 p.m.
A class on Ruscheweyh derivative of functions with negative coefficients.
Igbal Ahmad, Jamia Millia Islamia, India
Yogesh K. Sharma*, Jamia Millia Islamia, India
(8713014)

5:05 p.m.
A verfication of an integral mean conjecture by Ruscheweyh.
Roger W. Barnard, Texas Tech University
Kent Pearce*, Texas Tech University
(87130476)

5:20 p.m.
Discrete analytic polynomials defined via circle packings.
Tomasz Dubejko*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(87130449)

5:35 p.m.
On certain compact Riemann surfaces with a maximal number of automorphisms.
Peter Turbek*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(87130435)

5:50 p.m.
A note on functional roots.
R. Holzsager*, American University
L. Crone, American University
I. L. Chang, American University
(87130432)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMS Session on Differential Geometry

2:15 p.m.
Minimal progress on problems in geometry.
Ray Killgrove*, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
Rodolfo Tamez, California State University  Los Angeles
(87151161)

2:30 p.m.
Double points on hyperbolic surfaces.
Hanna M. Sandler*, American University
(87151624)

2:45 p.m.
The volume of nsimplex.
Eung Chun Cho*, Kentucky State University
(8715216)

3:00 p.m.
Tangential and normal Euler numbers, complex points, and singularities of projections for oriented surfaces in 4space.
Thomas Banchoff, Brown University
Frank Farris*, Santa Clara University
(87153215)

3:15 p.m.
An isometric deformation preserving the mean curvature.
Ioannis M. Roussos*, Hamline University
(87153148)

3:30 p.m.
Pairs of connections compatible with almost quasiquaternion structures.
Andrzej Bucki*, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
(87153338)

3:45 p.m.
Pushforward measures for certain convex symplectic manifolds.
Elisa Prato*, Princeton University
(8715370)

4:00 p.m.
The generic condition in relativity is generic.
Steven G. Harris*, Saint Louis University
(87153456)

4:10 p.m.
Break

4:20 p.m.
Affine curves in the hyperbolic plane.
Weiqi Gao*, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
(87153381)

4:35 p.m.
All metric geometries on Lie groups of dimension 3 are known.
Luis A. Cordero, University of Santiago, Spain
Phillip E. Parker*, Wichita State University
(87153609)

4:50 p.m.
Mean curvature cohomology and infinitesimal leaf geometry.
Richard H. Escobales, Jr.*, Canisius College
(87153558)

5:05 p.m.
On resolving the multiplicity of tensor products of representations of the symplectic groups.
Eric YiuChing Leung*, University of Iowa
(87122116)

5:20 p.m.
The universal form of the branching rule for the symplectic groups.
Mihalis Maliakas*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
(8712013)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.5:45 p.m.
AMS Session on Numerical Analysis

2:15 p.m.
First order recurrence relations in two variables.
M. H. Moadab, Virginia State University
Firooz Khosraviyani*, University of Texas of the Permian Basin
John Abramowich, University of Texas of the Permian Basin
(87165559)

2:30 p.m.
An efficient line search algorithm for unconstrained optimization.
F. A. Potra, University of Iowa
Yixun Shi*, University of Iowa
(87165621)

2:45 p.m.
Parallel homotopy method and its properties for matrix eigenvalue problems.
Liang Jiao Huang*, Michigan State University
Tien Yien Li, Michigan State University
(87165376)

3:00 p.m.
Reduced continuity finite element approximations for convection dominated convectiondiffusion equations.
Damu Cai*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(87165377)

3:15 p.m.
Fast solvers for finite difference approximations for the Stokes and NavierStokes equations.
Dongho Shin*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
John C. Strikwerda, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(87165439)

3:30 p.m.
Homotopy methods for eigenvalue problems of general matrices.
Zhonggang Zeng*, Michigan State University
(87165440)

3:45 p.m.
Real homotopies for solving real polynomial systems.
T. Y. Li, Michigan State University
Xiaoshen Wang*, Michigan State University
(87165441)

4:00 p.m.
The semigroup stability of difference approximations for initialboundary value problems.
Lixin Wu*, University of California, Los Angeles
(87165443)

4:20 p.m.
Break

4:35 p.m.
An algorithm for symmetric tridiagonal eigenproblems.
Kuiyuan Li*, University of West Florida
TienYien Li, Michigan State University
(8716510)

4:50 p.m.
Elimination of numerical instabilities.
Ronald Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(8716583)

5:05 p.m.
Numerical technique to solve nonlinear elliptic PDE's arising from semiconductor device modeling.
John R. Rice, Purdue University
Rakesh K. Sharma*, Northern Illinois University
(87165147)

5:20 p.m.
Evolutionary methods for global optimization.
Ben Goertzel*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(87165150)

5:35 p.m.
Modified form of calculus for supercomputers.
Krishnanand Verma*, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater
(87168631)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Session on Operator Theory

2:15 p.m.
Dense Frechet subalgebras of operator algebra crossed products by Lie groups.
Larry B. Schweitzer*, University of California, Berkeley
(8714602)

2:30 p.m.
Spectral mapping theorems for fractionally integrated semigroups.
Colin R. Day*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(87147189)

2:45 p.m.
Multiplicative perturbation of semigroup generators.
J. R. Dorroh*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Albrecht Holderreith, University of Tubingen, Germany
(87147281)

3:00 p.m.
Linear maps preserving lat, hyperlat, and commutant of operators.
A. A. Jafarian*, University of New Haven
Ahmed R. Sourour, University of Victoria
(87147303)

3:15 p.m.
The method of approximationsolvability of nonlinear equations in reflexive Banach spaces.
Ram Verma*, University of Central Florida
Lokenath Debnath, University of Central Florida
(8714734)

3:30 p.m.
Joint spectrum an H^infinityfunctional calculus for pairs of commuting contractions.
Alfredo Octavio*, IVIC, Venezuela
(8714719)

3:45 p.m.
An extension of a theorem by Browder with applications to variational inequality problems.
Charles Holly*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(87147483)

4:00 p.m.
On nonnegative solvability of linear operator equations.
Harold Dean Victory, Jr.*, Texas Tech University
RueyJen JangLewis, Texas Tech University
(87147482)

4:10 p.m.
Break

4:20 p.m.
Implicit function theorems for nondifferentiable maps.
P. S. Milojevic*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(87147428)

4:35 p.m.
The band generated by lattice homomorphisms.
David C. Carothers*, Hope College
William A. Feldman, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
(87147566)

4:50 p.m.
The adjoint problem for coupled linear operators.
Michael K. Kinyon*, University of Utah
(87147561)

5:05 p.m.
Pure subjordan operators and simultaneous approximation by a polynomial and its derivative.
Thomas R. Fanney*, Virginia Wesleyan College
(87141512)

5:20 p.m.
Local and global bivariational gradients in function spaces.
E. P. Hamilton*, Washington College
M. Z. Nashed, University of Delaware
(87149311)

5:35 p.m.
Best approximation in function and operator spaces.
Waleed M. Deeb*, Beverly Hills, California
Roshdi Khalil, Kuwait University, Kuwait
(87141629)

5:50 p.m.
Mikusinski's mathematics.
John Synowiec*, Indiana University, Northwest
(87101160)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Placement Testing Programs: Their Organization, Administration and Problems, II

2:15 p.m.
Predicting success in college mathematics.
Hope Florence, University of Charleston
Hugh Haynsworth*, University of Charleston
(87100747)

2:40 p.m.
Placement test development and implementation.
Samuel Thompson*, Univercity of Maryland
Lindsey Court, University of Maryland
(87100751)

3:05 p.m.
Effective placement: More than a good test.
A. Ferzola*, University of Scranton
N. Lakshmanan, University of Scranton
D. S. Martin, University of Scranton
P. M. Perdes, University of Scranton
(87100744)

3:30 p.m.
The University of Wisconsin System Placement Testing Program.
Allan S. Cohen, University of Wisconsin, Madison
John G. Harvey*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(87100746)

3:55 p.m.
Statewide placement testing as a longterm process.
David E. Boliver, Jr.*, Trenton State College
(87100739)

4:20 p.m.
Mathematics placement testing programs: Their organization, administration, and problems.
Franklin Demana*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(87100743)

4:45 p.m.
The placement testing program at the University of Arkansas.
Allan C. Cochran*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Scott M. Jordan, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
(87100741)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Session on The ``sevenintofour'' Problem, I

2:15 p.m.
7 into 4: Principles, proposals, progress.
Stephen B. Maurer*, Swarthmore College
(87100764)

2:30 p.m.
A small college's solution to the seven into four problem.
Glenn Adamson*, Ottawa University
(87100753)

2:45 p.m.
Shake and bake of undergraduate mathematics curriculum.
S. C. Bhatnagar*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(87100756)

3:00 p.m.
Multiple techinques and multiple applications.
Russell Jay Hendel*, Dowling College
(87100759)

3:15 p.m.
A curriculum for the first two years.
Susan Hurley*, Siena College
Thomas H. Rousseau, Siena College
(87100760)

3:30 p.m.
Discrete mathematics in the first two years: How and why.
Herbert E. Kasube*, Bradley University
(87100761)

3:45 p.m.
Multivariable Calculus II, a 'five into four' experience.
Richard D. Neidinger*, Davidson College
(87100765)

4:00 p.m.
Accelerating calculus through Taylor's approximations.
M. Sayrafiezadeh*, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York
(87100767)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovations in Mathematics Courses for Business, II

2:15 p.m.
Business majors as selfconfident users of mathematics.
Catherine M. Murphy*, Purdue University, Calumet Campus
(87100779)

2:30 p.m.
Histogram races for introductory business statistics.
Iris Brann Fetta*, Clemson University
(87100770)

2:45 p.m.
Spreadsheet laboratory exercises in business calculus.
Coreen L. Mett*, Radford University
(87100775)

3:00 p.m.
Linear programming  a pedagogically sound approach.
Richard Mitchell*, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
(87100778)

3:15 p.m.
The content and organization of applied calculus.
Denny Burzynski*, West Valley College
(87100768)

3:30 p.m.
A new approach to business statistics.
Philip R. Meyers*, New York, New York
(87100776)

3:45 p.m.
A role for business applications in a calculus course.
John A. Ferling*, Claremont McKenna College
(87100769)

4:00 p.m.
Consultant corner: Decision making and writing in mathematics for business.
James J. Reynolds*, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Ronald J. Harshbarger, Georgia Southern University
(87100860)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Using Spreadsheets to Teach Mathematics, II

2:15 p.m.
Spreadsheets, amortization of loans, and lines in precalculus.
James Sandefur*, Georgetown University
(87100845)

2:40 p.m.
Using spreadsheets in math.
Donald R. Snow*, Brigham Young University
(87100847)

3:05 p.m.
Using spreadsheet to teach permutations and combinations.
Susan T. Dean*, Samford University
George T. Crocker, Samford University
(87100828)

3:30 p.m.
Experiences with the use of spreadsheets in applied mathematics teaching.
John W. Perram*, Odense University, Denmark
(87100840)

3:55 p.m.
Cayley tables on a spreadsheet.
R. G. Dean*, Stephen F. Austin State University
(87100827)

4:20 p.m.
Mathematical analysis of mortgage derivative securities using spreadsheets.
Matthew J. Hassett*, Arizona State University, Tempe
(87100835)

4:45 p.m.
Spreadsheets bring order to chaos.
Marilyn B. Durkin*, Bentley College
Barbara C. Nevils, Bentley College
(87100831)

5:10 p.m.
Spreadsheets as mathematical tools of first choice.
Gary E. Davis*, LaTrobe University, Australia
(87100825)

5:35 p.m.
Solving systems of equations using Lotus 123.
Edgar N. Howell*, Hazard Community College
(87100836)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Index Theory, II

2:30 p.m.
Higher etainvariants.
John Lott*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(87158401)

3:00 p.m.
Spectral invariants and L^2analytic torsions.
Donggeng Gong*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Joel Pincus, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(87147402)

3:30 p.m.
Von Neumann Index Theorems for manifolds with boundary.
Mohan Ramachandram*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(87158459)

4:00 p.m.
Invariants of stratified spaces and stratifiable maps.
Julius Shaneson*, University of Pennsylvania
(87157284)

4:30 p.m.
Singular spaces and subspaces.
Sylvain Cappell*, New York UniversityCourant Institute
(87157283)

5:00 p.m.
Controlled homotopy equivalences almost preserve strata.
Frank Quinn*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(87158582)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Linear algebra, geometry, and supercomputing.
James W. Demmel*, University of California, Berkeley
(87100872)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 3:20 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AWM Panel Discussion
Graduate education
Moderators:
Carol Wood, Wesleyan University
Panelists:
Bettye Anne Case, Florida State University
Richard Ringeisen, Clemson University
Jane Cronin Scanlon, Rutgers University
Virginia Torczon, Rice University

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 4:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Environmental Modeling, I

4:15 p.m.
Conceptual issues in the conservation of biological diversity.
Robert McKelvey*, University of Montana
(87192595)

5:05 p.m.
System theoretic approach to the greenhouse effect.
J. Filar*, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
R. Braddock, Griffith University, Australia
(87192597)

5:40 p.m.
Predicting radon measurements by regression.
M. K. King*, Theta Technologies Incorporated, Tennessee
J. Haller, Theta Technologies Incorporated, Tennessee
(87192592)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 4:20 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AWM Business Meeting and Prize Session

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 4:25 p.m.5:15 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
On the border of symplectic geometry and complex analysis.
Yakov M. Eliashberg*, Stanford University
(87100868)

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part A
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

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part A
Introduction to research in the teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics: examples in calculus
Organizers:
Joan FerriniMundy, University of New Hampshire
Kathleen Heid, Pennsylvania State University

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 5:45 p.m.6:45 p.m.
NSF Session
The changing environment for NSF funding of research and education

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 7:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
AMSMAA Joint Presentation

Wednesday January 8, 1992, 8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Approaching the limit: Mathematics and myth in statistical physics.
Michael E. Fisher*, University of Maryland, College Park
(87100867)
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