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1994 Joint Mathematics Meeting
Cincinnati, OH, January 1215, 1994
Meeting #889
Associate secretaries:
Robert J Daverman, AMS daverman@math.utk.edu
Kenneth A Ross, MAA ross@math.uoregon.edu
Monday January 10, 1994
Tuesday January 11, 1994

Tuesday January 11, 1994, 8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Board of Governors

Tuesday January 11, 1994, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Short Course

9:00 a.m.
The spider algorithm.
John Hamal Hubbard*, Cornell University, Ithaca

10:45 a.m.
The dynamics of complex cubic polynomials with disconnected Julia sets.
Bodil Branner*, Technical University of Denmark

2:00 p.m.
The dynamics of Newton's method.
Paul R. Blanchard*, Boston University

3:45 p.m.
Dynamics of entire functions.
Robert L. Devaney*, Boston University

Tuesday January 11, 1994, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
AWM Workshop

Tuesday January 11, 1994, 1:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS Council
Wednesday January 12, 1994

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I

8:00 a.m.
Promoting faculty growth in teaching and scholarship.
Susan L. Forman*, Mathematical Sciences Education Board, Washington, D.C.
(88998583)

8:30 a.m.
Fullscale calculus reform and common sense.
William H. Barker*, Bowdoin College
(88998715)

9:00 a.m.
Calculus reform at Stony Brook.
Anthony V. Phillips*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(88998515)

9:30 a.m.
Mathematics in a largescale science core curriculum (NYU).
Frederick P. Greenleaf*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(88998475)

10:00 a.m.
Precalculus and calculus reform and Native Americans.
Robert E. Megginson*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88998437)

10:30 a.m.
MSRI, an emissary for mathematics.
Lenore Blum*, MSRI, Berkeley
(88998534)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Theory, Nonself Adjoint Operator Algebras, and Control Theory, I

8:10 a.m.
The state space method in interpolation problems.
J. A. Ball, Virginia Polytech Institute & State University
I. Gohberg*, Tel Aviv University, Israel
M. A. Kaashoek, Vrije University, Netherlands
L. Rodman, College of William & Mary
(8894719)

9:00 a.m.
H infinitycontrol theory and generalized NevanlinnaPick interpolation.
Joseph A. Ball*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(8899366)

9:30 a.m.
Rank decomposition under combinatorial constraints.
Charles Johnson*, College of William and Mary
(8891592)

10:00 a.m.
Extensions of positive Fredholm kernels.
Mihaly Bakonyi*, Georgia State University
Hugo J. Woerdeman, College of William and Mary
(88947727)

10:30 a.m.
Maximum entropy and joint norm bounds for operator extensions.
Mihaly Bakonyi, Georgia State University
Victor G. Kaftal, University of Cincinnati
Gary Weiss, University of Cincinnati
Hugo J. Woerdeman*, College of William and Mary
(8894737)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Representation Theory and Harmonic Analysis, I

8:00 a.m.
Classifying the dual of reductive padic groups.
Paul J. Sally, Jr.*, University of Chicago
(88922743)

8:35 a.m.
Dual representations and invariant theory.
Tuong TonThat*, University of Iowa
(88943293)

9:10 a.m.
Causal symmetric spaces and generalized Legendre functions.
Jacques Faraut*, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France
(88943413)

9:45 a.m.
Certain automorphic forms and Dedekind sums for Hecke subgroups.
Floyd L. Williams*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(88943381)

10:20 a.m.
Pointwise Fourier inversion and related eigenfunction expansions.
Mark Pinsky*, Northwestern University
(8894215)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Applications of Operator Algebras and Index Theory, I

8:00 a.m.
Cosheaf homology and K homology.
Paul F. Baum*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(88919204)

8:30 a.m.
The Lcharacter of quasiconformal manifolds.
Nicolae Teleman*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(88958324)

9:00 a.m.
Analysis on fractals, noncommutative geometry, Laplacians on selfsimilar sets and spectral geometry.
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of California, Riverside
(88958106)

9:30 a.m.
Duality for C*algebras arising from hyperbolic dynamics.
Ian Putnam*, University of Victoria
Jerome Kaminker, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
(88946742)

10:00 a.m.
Dynamics of Fuchsian groups and C*algebras.
Jack Spielberg*, Arizona State University
(88946286)

10:30 a.m.
Invariants of C*algebras.
Marius Dadarlat*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(88946205)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quadratic Forms and Division Algebras, I

8:00 a.m.
Uniform denominators in Hilbert's 17th problem.
Bruce Reznick*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8891170)

8:30 a.m.
Extalgebras and abstract Witt rings.
Robert W. Fitzgerald*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(8891169)

9:00 a.m.
A localglobal theorem for SkewHermitian forms over quaternion algebras.
Owen Thomas*, Ohio Dominican College
(88915246)

9:30 a.m.
Embedding of quadratic forms into Pfister forms.
Detlev W. Hoffmann*, Institute for Experimental Mathematics, Germany
(88911298)

10:00 a.m.
Index reduction formulas for twisted homogeneous varieties.
A. S. Merkurjev, St Petersburg State University, Russia
I. A. Panin, Steklov Mathematical Institute, Russia
A. R. Wadsworth*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(8891693)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part A
Organizing an undergraduate research program
Panelists:
Robert O. Robson, Oregon State University
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part A
Inverse problems in the undergraduate classroom
Panelists:
Charles W. Groetsch, University of Cincinnati
Zuhair Nashed, University of Delaware

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part A
The Joy of Mathematica: a pointandclick way to use and learn Mathematica
Panelists:
Alan H. Shuchat, Wellesley College
Frederic W. Shultz, Wellesley College

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part A
How to make effective use of inexpensive pocket computers to develop the concepts and techniques of calculus
Panelists:
Franklin D. Demana, Ohio State University
Bert K. Waits, Ohio State University

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Difference and Integral Equations

8:00 a.m.
A relook at oscillation points of a difference equation.
William C. Peterson*, North Carolina State University
(88939334)

8:15 a.m.
On a distributional equation in information theory.
Elias Deeba, University of Houston, Downtown
E. L. Koh, University of Regina
Shishen Xie*, University of HoustonDowntown
(88939469)

8:30 a.m.
Equivalence of bounded strong integral summability methods.
J. Connor*, Ohio University, Athens
W. Just, Ohio University, Athens
M. A. Swardson, Ohio University, Athens
(88940495)

8:45 a.m.
Statistical limit points and Beta N\N.
J. Connor, Ohio University, Athens
J. Kline*, Ohio University, Chillicothe
(88940460)

9:00 a.m.
A measure theoretical subsequence characterization of statistical convergence.
Harry I. Miller*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88940600)

9:15 a.m.
Theory of association for solving nonlinear equations.
Joyati Debnath*, Winona State University
(88944527)

9:30 a.m.
Multipliers of CauchyStieltjes type transforms.
Andrew P. Dansereau*, Daemen College
(88944572)

9:45 a.m.
L^p bounds for hypersingular integrals along curves.
Sharad Chandarana*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(88944700)

10:00 a.m.
A series solution for Fredholm integral equation of the second kind with symmetric kernel.
D. S. Tselnik*, Fargo, North Dakota
(88945414)

10:15 a.m.
Periodic boundary value problems for second order impulsive integrodifferential equations of Volterra type.
M. V. Moorthy*, Ohio Dominican College
S. Sathananthan, Tennessee State University
(88945604)

10:30 a.m.
An iterative scheme for solving klinear integral equations using wavelets.
David Ruch, Sam Houston State University
Patrick J. Van Fleet*, Sam Houston State University
(88945737)

10:45 a.m.
Vectorvalued means and their applications in some vectorvalued function spaces.
Chuanyi Zhang*, University of British Columbia
(8894377)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
AMS Session on KTheory, Algebraic and Geometric Topology

8:00 a.m.
Index realization, electrostatics, and the IlyeffSendov conjecture.
Malhab Keirouz*, University of Puerto Rico, Humacao College
(88955424)

8:15 a.m.
Homotopy operations in Tate cohomology.
Joseph Dolinak, II*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(88920694)

8:30 a.m.
Automorphisms and symbols in Ktheory.
Judy Holdener*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(88919422)

8:45 a.m.
Asymptotic behavior of the Andreotti invariant of lens spaces.
(889571624)

9:00 a.m.
Finding linkhomotopy classes not distinguished by peripheral structures.
James R. Hughes*, Haverford College
(88957625)

9:15 a.m.
An equivalence relation for codimension one foliations of 3manifolds.
Sandra Shields*, College of Charleston
(88957755)

9:30 a.m.
Boundedly controlled finiteness obstruction.
Jill Wiesner*, Syracuse University
(88955690)

9:45 a.m.
An equivariant Van Kampen spectral sequence.
Michele Intermont*, University of Notre Dame
(88955508)

10:00 a.m.
Cup products and higherorder Steenrod operations in the cohomology of higher projective planes.
Mark Foskey*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(88955691)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA Session on Favorite Nontraditional Calculus Assignments or Projects, I

8:00 a.m.
A lab/paper to introduce limits early in calculus A.
Thomas Ratliff*, Kenyon College
(889001061)

8:15 a.m.
Where do those displacement versus time examples come from?
Deborah Crocker*, Miami University
(889001052)

8:30 a.m.
Finding nonobvious critical points.
Robert P. Webber*, Longwood College
(889001067)

8:45 a.m.
The paper cup solution.
Deborah Lawrence*, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
(889001060)

9:00 a.m.
Investigating the range of a mortar shell using Mathematica.
Daryl Brink, Calvin College
John Ferdinands*, Calvin College
(889001054)

9:15 a.m.
Discovering and experiencing the fundamental theorem of calculus.
Bill Rosenthal*, Michigan State University
(889001062)

9:30 a.m.
Calculus and credit cards.
Mary Beth Dever*, Illinois Benedictine College
(889001053)

9:45 a.m.
Individualized projects for calculus based on students' ``Social Security Polynomials".
Sheldon P. Gordon*, Suffolk Community College
(889001056)

10:00 a.m.
A dynamic group assignment.
Raymond Coughlin*, Temple University
(889001051)

10:15 a.m.
Undergraduate lively applications projects.
Frank R. Giordano*, West Point Academy
(889001055)

10:30 a.m.
Vector functions and field goals.
Patrick Sullivan*, Valparaiso University
(889001064)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Session on Teaching Mathematics With a Spreadsheet, I

8:00 a.m.
Spreadsheet applications in precalculus and calculus.
Robert S. Smith*, Miami University
(889001219)

8:25 a.m.
Teaching nonlinear optimization techniques with a spreadsheet.
William Fox*, United States Military Academy
(889001211)

8:50 a.m.
Training your spreadsheet: Neural nets for the undergraduate classroom.
Richard A. Didio*, LaSalle University
Cathy H. Bolton, LaSalle University
(889001210)

9:15 a.m.
Doing statistics with a spreadsheet.
Marilyn K. Pelosi*, Western New England College
Theresa M. Sandifer, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven
(889001216)

9:40 a.m.
Using spreadsheet in a general education math course.
Susan T. Dean*, Samford University
George T. Crocker, Samford University
(889001209)

10:05 a.m.
Spreadsheet exercises in numerical linear algebra.
George T. Crocker*, Samford University
Susan T. Dean, Samford University
(889001208)

10:30 a.m.
Spy math: Cryptography with a spreadsheet.
C. Edward Sandifer*, Western Connecticut State University
(889001217)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Committee on Participation of Women in Mathematics Panel Discussion
Changing the culturemaking your department inviting to women
Moderators:
Carole B. Lacampagne, U.S. Department of Education

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Community service learning.
Organizers:
Don Bushaw,
Eileen Poiani,
Uri Treisman,
Manuel Berriozabal,

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:15 a.m.9:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Differential Geometry

8:15 a.m.
Almost semiinvariant submanifolds of an epsilonframed manifold.
Mukut Mani Tripathi, Lucknow University, Lucknow, India
Kamla D. Singh*, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks
(88953350)

8:30 a.m.
Sufficient conditions for one domain to enclose another in the plane of constant curvature.
Jiazu Zhou*, Temple University, Philadelphia
(8895365)

8:45 a.m.
Scalar curvature on noncompact complete Riemannian manifolds (Yamabe problem).
Seongtag Kim*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(88953114)

9:00 a.m.
Closed isospectral Riemannian manifolds with L^qbounded curvatures.
Gengqiang Zhou*, Cornell University, Ithaca
(88953278)

9:15 a.m.
Some conditions for a complex structure, II.
ChuanChih Hsiung*, Lehigh University
(88953336)

9:30 a.m.
Pseudoriemannian 2step nilpotent Lie groups.
Luis A. Cordero, University of Santiago, Spain
Phillip E. Parker*, Wichita State University
(88953750)

9:45 a.m.
The projective connections of T.Y. Thomas and J.H.C. Whitehead applied to invariant connections.
Craig Roberts*, Saint Louis University, St. Louis
(88953309)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Topology and Dynamical Systems, I

8:30 a.m.
Directions for structurally stable flows on compact surfaces via rotation vectors.
James A. Walsh*, Oberlin College
(8895808)

9:00 a.m.
Periodic points on nilmanifolds.
Peter Wong*, Bates College
(88955280)

9:30 a.m.
Singular index pairs.
Marion Mrozek, Jagiellonian University, Poland
Konstantin Mischaikow, Georgia Institute of Technology
James F. Reineck*, State University of New York, Buffalo
(88958535)

10:00 a.m.
An algorithm for computing Nielsen numbers of surface automorphisms.
Michael R. Kelly*, Loyola University
(88955347)

10:30 a.m.
Induced homomorphisms on homology and continued fraction algorithms.
C. R. Carroll*, University of ParisSud, France
(88958656)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Wavelets and Their Applications, I

8:30 a.m.
Singularvalue decay of Weyl operators.
Christopher Heil*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jay Ramanthan, Eastern Michigan University
Pankaj N. Topiwala, The MITRE Corporation, Bedford, Massachusetts
(88942559)

9:00 a.m.
On the L^Psolutions of the two scalar dilation equations.
KaSing Lau*, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
Mang Fai Ma, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
Jianrong Wang, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
(88942345)

9:30 a.m.
Gibbs' phenomenon in wavelet expansions and what to do about it.
G. G. Walter*, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
H.T. Shim, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
(88940260)

10:00 a.m.
LittlewoodPaley theory and wavelets in polar coordinates.
Jay Epperson, University of New Mexico
Michael Frazier*, Michigan State University
(88941190)

10:30 a.m.
Smooth localized orthonormal bases.
Mladen Victor Wickerhauser*, Washington University
(88942795)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Lattices, Algebras, and Matrix Functions

8:30 a.m.
Archimedean closed latticeordered groups.
Yuanqian Chen*, Central Connecticut State University
(8890682)

8:45 a.m.
Strongly independent subsets in lattices.
Zsolt Lengvarszky*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(88906761)

9:00 a.m.
Finite semilattices whose noninvertible endomorphisms are products of idempotents.
M. E. Adams, State University of New York, College at New Paltz
Sydney BulmanFleming, Wilfrid Laurier University
Matthew Gould, Vanderbilt University
Amy Wildsmith*, Vanderbilt University
(88906376)

9:15 a.m.
Scott open interior maps on posets.
Han Zhang*, Vanderbilt University
(88906329)

9:30 a.m.
QuasiHeyting algebras (QHAs).
William David Miller*, Louisiana Tech University
(88906468)

9:45 a.m.
Essentially algebraic functors and topological algebras.
Vijaya Gompa*, Ball State University
(88918240)

10:00 a.m.
Distance between flats in Hilbert space.
Alfonso G. Azpeitia*, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Seymour Kass, University of Massachusetts, Boston
(88915244)

10:15 a.m.
Sets of analytic and discrete spectral data for nonsquare rational matrix functions.
Richard E. Faulkenberry*, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
(88915464)

10:30 a.m.
Classification of the Comtrans algebras of low dimensionalities.
Xiaorong Shen*, John Carroll University
(88915636)

10:45 a.m.
The Clifford homogeneous Lipschitz space and Besov space estimate.
Qun Wu*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(88943749)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA Session on Environmental Mathematics, I

8:30 a.m.
Introduction, Ben Fusaro

8:40 a.m.
A look at the mathematics in Clive Cussler's novel Sahara.
Iris Brann Fetta*, Clemson University
(889001041)

9:05 a.m.
Applications of calculus in biological and ecological periodicals.
H. T. Hayslett, Jr.*, Colby College
(889001042)

9:30 a.m.
Gas mileage: An application of linear algebra.
Alexander J. Izzo*, Brown University
(889001043)

9:55 a.m.
Analyzing contaminants in Saginaw Bay (Lake Huron).
Garry Johns*, Saginaw Valley State University
Eva Toth, Saginaw Valley State University
(889001044)

10:20 a.m.
The mathematics of becoming a superfund siteThe hazard ranking system.
Kay Strain King*, Theta Technologies Incorporated, Tennessee
(889001045)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Statistics

9:00 a.m.
A method for estimation of ultimate records for athletic events.
G. R. DargahiNoubary*, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
(88960239)

9:15 a.m.
Moments of order statistics from truncation parameter families.
Kandasamy Selvavel*, Claflin College
(8896205)

9:30 a.m.
Inferences about twophase regressions with errors in variables.
Mansour M. Abughalous*, University of Wisconsin, Platteville
Naveen K. Bansal, Marquette University
(88962275)

9:45 a.m.
Parameter estimation in a spatial autoregression model.
B. B. Bhattacharyya, North Carolina State University
Gary Richardson*, University of Central Florida
(88962538)

10:00 a.m.
Legendre series estimate of a distribution function.
Mehdi Razzaghi*, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
(88962391)

10:15 a.m.
An extension of CS inequality and statistical applications.
Akhil K. Vaish*, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
(88962524)

10:30 a.m.
The selection of the best experimental treatment in comparison to a control: Common, unknown variance case.
Laura Trasher Bernhofen*, Syracuse University
(88962418)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
JPBM Committee on Professional Recognition and Rewards Panel Discussion
Final report of the committee

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Revising the AP calculus syllabus
Moderators:
Thomas W. Tucker, Colgate University
Panelists:
Wade Curry, College Board
Thomas P. Dick, Oregon State University
Deborah Hughes Hallett, Harvard University
Daniel Kennedy, The Baylor School
Anita E. Solow, Grinnell College
David A. Smith, Duke University

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Getting everyone on board.
Organizers:
Martin Flashman, Humboldt State University

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Service Courses Panel Discussion
Reform in engineering curricula
Moderators:
Jane M. Day, San Jose State University
Wade Ellis, Jr., West Valley College
Panelists:
Donald W. Bushaw, Washington State University
Jeff Froyd, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Keith E. Schwingendorf, Purdue University North Central

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Particle configurations, instantons, and holomorphic maps.
Jacques C. Hurtubise*, McGill University
(88900904)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
A tale of two groups.
Georgia M. Benkart*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(88900900)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I
Harmonic analysis and nonlinear evolution equations.
Jean Bourgain*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Committee on Employment Opportunities Panel Discussion
Effective job seeking in today's market
Moderators:
Stanley J. Benkoski, Wagner Associates
Panelists:
Annalisa Cranell, Franklin and Marshall College
Ronald Davis, AnokaRamsey Community College
Frank R. Demeyer, Colorado State University
S. Brent Morris, National Security Agency
Leon H. Seitelman, Pratt & Whitney Aircraft

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Mathematics and the ubiquitous spreadsheet: Visualization, conceptualizations, and applications.
Deane E. Arganbright*, Whitworth College
(88900911)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II

2:15 p.m.
Educational change in a research university.
William J. Lewis*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(88998548)

2:45 p.m.
Departmental responsibilities: A moving target.
Michael Starbird*, University of Texas, Austin
(88998710)

3:15 p.m.
A process for departmental change.
J. Curtis Chipman*, Oakland University
(88998531)

3:45 p.m.
Challenges and directions for a mathematics department.
Ramesh A. Gangolli*, University of Washington
(88998790)

4:15 p.m.
Mathematics education reform in the University of California.
Kenneth C. Millett*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(88998708)

4:45 p.m.
Institutional reform.
Mort Brown*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88998516)

5:15 p.m.
Confronting the teacher shortage in mathematics.
Philip C. Curtis, Jr.*, University of California, Los Angeles
(88997406)

5:45 p.m.
Mathematics departments, education reform and the intelligent use of modern technology.
David Lovelock*, University of Arizona
Alan Newell, University of Arizona
(88998579)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Topology and Dynamical Systems, II

2:15 p.m.
Roots of iterates of maps.
Robert F. Brown, University of California, Los Angeles
Helga Schirmer*, Carleton University
(88955410)

2:45 p.m.
The Conley index and chaos.
Konstantin Mischaikow*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Marion Mrozek, Jagiellonian University, Poland
(88958482)

3:15 p.m.
Nielsen numbers on nilmanifolds and solvmanifolds.
Albain H. Rarivoson*, University of Cincinnati
(88954439)

3:45 p.m.
Morse theory and central configurations in the Nbody problem.
John C. Merkel, III*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(88970462)

4:15 p.m.
Cohomologically symplectic spaces: Toral actions and the Gottlieb group.
G. Lupton, Cleveland State University
J. Oprea*, Cleveland State University
(88958111)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Singular Boundary Value Problems, I

2:15 p.m.
Comparison theorems for disconjugate linear differential equations.
Gary Jones*, Murray State University
(88934720)

2:45 p.m.
A singular boundary value problem for a right disfocal linear differential operator.
Paul W. Eloe, University of Dayton
Eric R. Kaufmann*, Auburn University, Auburn
(88934288)

3:15 p.m.
Radially symmetric solutions of generalized Gelfand models.
Juan Gatica*, University of Iowa
Gaston E. Hernandez, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(88934741)

3:45 p.m.
A singular boundary value problem for an nth order nonlinear boundary value problem.
Allan Peterson*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(88934549)

4:15 p.m.
Infinite interval boundary value problems and radially symmetric solutions of semilinear elliptic equations.
John V. Baxley*, Wake Forest University
(88934517)

4:45 p.m.
Semipositone problems in a ball.
Ratnasingham Shivaji*, Mississippi State University
(88934245)

5:15 p.m.
Singular boundary value problems for quasidifferential equations.
Paul W. Eloe, University of Dayton
Johnny Henderson*, Auburn University, Auburn
(8893422)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Theory, Nonself Adjoint Operator Algebras, and Control Theory, II

2:15 p.m.
Introduction to H infinity optimization theory in robust feedback control.
A. Tannenbaum*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(88993181)

3:15 p.m.
Rigorous analysis of realworld control systems.
B. Morton*, Honeywell Technology Center
(88993179)

3:45 p.m.
Decentralized control of discreteevent systems.
K. Rudie*, Queen's University
(88946180)

4:15 p.m.
On multivariable two block H infinity control problem.
Hitay \"Ozbay*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(8899333)

4:45 p.m.
Control systems design with H_2 and H infinity design specifications.
Mario A. Rotea*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(88993663)

5:15 p.m.
Completions of partial triangular matrices: Recent results and open problems.
Leiba Rodman*, College of William and Mary
(8891532)

5:45 p.m.
Nonlinear operator theory arising from nonlinear systems.
J. William Helton*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(8894731)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Representation Theory and Harmonic Analysis, II

2:15 p.m.
Integral transforms and differential operators.
Lisa Mantini*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(88922713)

2:55 p.m.
Decomposition of exterior algebras.
Kenneth Johnson*, University of Georgia
(88922587)

3:35 p.m.
Weighted Laplace transform and Bessel functions on Hermitian symmetric spaces.
Hongming Ding*, Saint Louis University
(88944348)

4:15 p.m.
Equivariant operators on nonreductive homogeneous vector bundles.
Adam Koranyi*, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
(88922476)

4:55 p.m.
The maximal ergodic theorem for free groups.
Elias M. Stein*, Princeton University
(88922778)

5:35 p.m.
Highest weight representation, intertwining operators, and hypergeometric functions.
Mark Davidson*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Raymond Fabec, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(88922631)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometry and Topology of Moduli Spaces, I

2:15 p.m.
On universal relations in gauge theory.
Selman Akbulut*, Michigan State University
(88957705)

2:45 p.m.
Discussion

3:15 p.m.
Vector bundles on CalabiYau threefolds.
Hoil Kim*, University of California, Riverside
(8891499)

3:45 p.m.
Cohomology operations in Morse and Floer theories.
Martin S. Betz*, University of Texas, Austin
(88955139)

4:15 p.m.
Algebraic cycles and infinite loop spaces.
Benjamin M. Mann*, University of New Mexico
(88955122)

4:45 p.m.
Homotopy invariants of the topological group of algebraic cycles.
Paulo LimaFilho*, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
(8891445)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Applications of Operator Algebras and Index Theory, II

2:15 p.m.
Dirac twisting and higher eta invariants.
Ronald G. Douglas*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Jerry Kaminker, Indiana UnivPurdue University at Indianapolis
(88946269)

2:45 p.m.
Index theory for flat vector bundles.
John Lott*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88958285)

3:15 p.m.
The fundamental class in cyclic cohomology and index theorems.
Ryszard Nest*, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
(88958754)

3:45 p.m.
Bivariant Chern character and ninvariant.
FangBing Wu*, Kansas State University
(88958683)

4:15 p.m.
Cutting and pasting of analytical invariants.
Krzysztof P. Wojciechowski*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
(88946492)

4:45 p.m.
Riemannian foliations and index theory.
James F. Glazebrook*, Eastern Illinois University
(88946491)

5:15 p.m.
The zero spectrum of the Laplacian for certain open Riemannian manifolds.
Guihua Gong*, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
(88958748)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quadratic Forms and Division Algebras, II

2:15 p.m.
Kummer subfields of tame division algebras.
Patrick J. Morandi, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
B. A. Sethuraman*, California State University, Northridge
(88916226)

2:45 p.m.
The generalized even Clifford algebra for algebra with involution.
David Tao*, University of Texas, Austin
(8891536)

3:15 p.m.
Noncrossed product division algebras with a Baer ordering.
Patrick J. Morandi*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
B. A. Sethuraman, California State University, Northridge
(8891612)

3:45 p.m.
Noncrossed product division algebras over Q(t) and Q((t)).
Eric Brussel*, Harvard University
(88916678)

4:15 p.m.
On dihedral algebras and conjugate splittings.
Darrell Haile*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(88916733)

4:45 p.m.
Crossed products over algebraic function fields.
Burt Fein*, Oregon State University
Murray M. Schacher, University of California, Los Angeles
(8891271)

5:15 p.m.
Groups admissible over bold Q (t) and bold Q ((t)).
Murray Schacher*, University of California, Los Angeles
Burt Fein, Oregon State University
(8891211)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Function Theoretic Methods, I

2:15 p.m.
Hypermembrane shells.
James L. Buchanan*, U S Naval Academy
(88973581)

2:45 p.m.
Quasiinner products and Cauchy problems.
L. R. Bragg*, Oakland University
(88935250)

3:15 p.m.
Analytic Bezout equations: Procedure and application.
Stephen D. Casey*, American University
(88942785)

3:45 p.m.
Pointtopoint reflection of harmonic functions.
Peter Ebenfelt, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Dmitry Khavinson*, University of Arkansas
(8893597)

4:15 p.m.
Boundary problems for the Maxwell system on Lipschitz domains.
Marius Mitrea*, University of South Carolina
(88935148)

4:45 p.m.
CauchyGreen type formulae in Clifford analysis.
John Ryan*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
(88930415)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Wavelets and Their Applications, II

2:15 p.m.
Nonlinear waveletpackets.
John J. Benedetto*, University of Maryland, College Park
Sandra Saliani, University of Potenza, Italy
(88942113)

2:45 p.m.
Some applications of wavelets in medical imaging.
Dennis Healy*, Dartmouth College
(88942772)

3:15 p.m.
Chaos in adaptive timefrequency decompositions.
Geoffrey M. Davis*, New York UniversityCourant Institute
Stephane Mallat, New York UniversityCourant Institute
(88942796)

3:45 p.m.
The FBI wavelet/scalar quantization grayscale fingerprint image compression standard.
Jon Bradley, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Chris Brislawn*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Tom Hopper, Federal Bureau of Investigation
(8899404)

4:15 p.m.
Multiresolution representation of data.
Ami Harten*, TelAviv University, Israel and University of California, Los Angeles
(88999800)

4:45 p.m.
L^p multipliers and wavelets.
E. Berkson, University of Illinois
M. Paluszynski, Wroclav University, Poland
Guido Weiss*, Washington University
(88942799)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part A
Unifying themes for discrete mathematics
Panelists:
Ralph P. Grimaldi, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part A
The mathematics of the perfect shuffle
Panelists:
S. Brent Morris, National Security Agency

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part A
Theorist
Panelists:
Donald Hartig, California Polytechnic State University

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on General Topology

2:15 p.m.
Spaces in which countable closed sets have countable character.
C. M. Pareek*, Kuwait University, Kuwait
(88954254)

2:30 p.m.
Countable covers of spaces by closed migrant sets.
Peter C. von Rosenberg*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(88955768)

2:45 p.m.
Paracompact subspaces in box product topology.
Peter Nyikos, University of South Carolina, Columbia
Leszek Piatkiewicz*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(88954746)

3:00 p.m.
Another factorization of metrizability.
H. H. Hung*, Concordia University
(88954164)

3:15 p.m.
The Nachbin quasiuniformity of a bistonian space.
P. Fletcher, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
W. Hunsaker*, Southern Illinois University
A. Schauerte, University of Cape Town, Republic of South Africa
(8895403)

3:30 p.m.
Ultrametrics and Lebesgue measure.
Hossein MovahediLankarani*, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona Campus
Robert Wells, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(88954320)

3:45 p.m.
Nonproduct group topologies for R^n.
T. Christine Stevens*, Saint Louis University
(88954447)

4:00 p.m.
Bisemiconvergence structure spaces.
Jamuna P. Ambasht*, Columbia, South Carolina
(88954453)

4:15 p.m.
On decompositions of convergence spaces.
Shing Seung So*, Central Missouri State University
(88954519)

4:30 p.m.
The regularopenopen topology for function spaces.
Kathryn F. Porter*, Saint Mary's College
(88954702)

4:45 p.m.
Magill's theorem for Sequivalence.
Douglas D. Mooney*, Western Kentucky University
(88954494)

5:00 p.m.
An extension of the HedlundGottschalk theorem with an application to Rosenthal sets.
Peter O. Schwartz*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(8895430)

5:15 p.m.
On common fixed points of commuting functions.
Ahiasghar AlikhaniKoopaei*, University of Isfahan, Iran
(88926776)

5:30 p.m.
An ultracompactification of Lfuzzy topological spaces.
Ralph C. Steinlage*, University of Dayton
(88954498)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Probability

2:15 p.m.
Distributions of solutions of random polynomials.
Robert Bozeman*, Morehouse College
Henry Gore, Morehouse College
M. Sambandham, Clark Atlanta University
(88960721)

2:30 p.m.
Some random processes related to affine random walks.
Martin V. Hildebrand*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(88960734)

2:45 p.m.
A class of harmonizable isotropic random fields.
Randall J. Swift*, Western Kentucky University
(8896048)

3:00 p.m.
Random effects estimation with relaxed distributional assumptions.
Robert L. Gould*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(88960646)

3:15 p.m.
Weak convergence of modulus trimmed sums.
Fozia S. Qazi*, Syracuse University
(88960299)

3:30 p.m.
A heavy traffic limit theorem for a controlled multiaccess channel.
Anne M. Dougherty*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(88960673)

3:45 p.m.
Proof of stability conditions for token passing rings by Lyapounov functions.
Mitchell Kotler*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(88960603)

4:00 p.m.
Generalized Feynman integrals: The script L(L_2,L_2) theory.
Chull Park, Miami University, Oxford
David L. Skoug*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(88960333)

4:15 p.m.
Extensions of the class of multivariate normal densities.
Jerzy Filus*, Northeastern Illinois University
(8896047)

4:30 p.m.
General upper bounds and Poisson approximations for tcovering arrays.
Anant P. Godbole*, Michigan Technological University
Daphne E. Skipper, University of the South
Rachel A. Sunley, Amherst College
(88960194)

4:45 p.m.
Variation of dual projection and optional stochastic integration.
David K. Neal*, Western Kentucky University
(8896080)

5:00 p.m.
Stochastic integration of finite expectation processes.
Nasser Towghi*, University of Arizona
(88960393)

5:15 p.m.
Critical behavior of the contact process on a tree.
C. Chris Wu*, Pennsylvania State University, Monaca
(88960497)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Functions of a Complex Variable

2:15 p.m.
Application of Monte Carlo methods to coefficient problems.
Andrzej W. Kedzierawski*, State University of New York, College at Geneseo
(88930553)

2:30 p.m.
On a problem of Gross concerning the unicity of moromorphic functions.
Song Guodong*, Uppsala University,
(88930489)

2:45 p.m.
On the value distribution of certain differential polynomials.
C. K. Tze, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology,
ChungChun Yang*, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology,
(88930388)

3:00 p.m.
An extremal modulus problem for univalent functions.
Robin Cunningham*, Trenton State College
(88930170)

3:15 p.m.
An inequality for the polar derivative of an entire function.
Robert Gardner, Jr.*, East Tennessee State University
N. K. Govil, Auburn University
(88930643)

3:30 p.m.
Packing measure analysis of harmonic measure.
Elizabeth Ann Housworth*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(88930128)

3:45 p.m.
Convolution properties of Ruscheweyh class of analytic functions of complex order.
O. P. Ahuja, University of Papua New Guinea
M. Jahangiri*, California State University, Bakersfield
(88930504)

4:00 p.m.
Uniform extendibility of the Bergman kernel.
Anthony D. Thomas*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(88932639)

4:15 p.m.
Relative numerical ranges in topological algebras.
A. K. Gaur*, Duquesne University
(88946739)

4:30 p.m.
The C_l RogersSelberg identity.
Stephen C. Milne*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(88933321)

4:45 p.m.
Some results for Tchebichef, Laguerre, Hermite, Gegenbaur and Jacobi functions of second kind.
Mihr J. Shah*, Kent State University
(88933351)

5:00 p.m.
Inequalities satisfied by Airy's function.
Mohammad Salmassi*, Framingham State College
(88933584)

5:15 p.m.
Embedded graphs and planar domains.
Sam Northshield*, State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh
(88943130)

5:30 p.m.
A restrictedly rectangularly convergent double trigonometric series with large coefficients.
J. Marshall Ash*, DePaul University
Gang Wang, DePaul University
(88942616)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Groups and Semigroups

2:15 p.m.
The kernels of formations.
Homer Bechtell, University of New Hampshire
Mark Hofmann*, Skidmore College
(88920445)

2:30 p.m.
Direct products of inseparable finite groups.
Joseph Kirtland*, Marist College
(88920230)

2:45 p.m.
Random number generation and the finite Heisenberg group.
Maria R. Zack*, Institute for Defense Analyses
(88920466)

3:00 p.m.
Finite simple groups with FFmodules.
John T. Zerger*, Kansas State University
(88920637)

3:15 p.m.
Algebra of semigroup diagrams.
Vesna Kilibarda*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(88920274)

3:30 p.m.
Semigroups whose subsemigroups are left congruence classes.
Asuman Oktac*, University of Iowa
(88920450)

3:45 p.m.
An analog to the Jacobson radical for semigroups.
David Feil*, University of Iowa
(88920540)

4:00 p.m.
Cocycles on cancellative semigroups.
T. M.K Davison, McMaster University
Bruce R. Ebanks*, University of Louisville
(88939511)

4:15 p.m.
Products of involutions in SL (n,A).
Francis A. Arlinghaus*, Youngstown State University
(88920473)

4:30 p.m.
A generalization of Dickson invariants.
Leonard Krop*, DePaul University
(88920443)

4:45 p.m.
On the equivalence of virtual monomorphisms and virtual epimorphisms.
Robin Brooks*, Bates College
Charles Odenthal, University of Toledo
(88920539)

5:00 p.m.
On pseudofree groups and sequential representations.
Robert Militello, Memphis, Tennessee
Heather Ries*, East Carolina University
(88920512)

5:15 p.m.
Balanced projective dimension of torsionfree Abelian kgroups.
Sherri L. Brugh*, Vanderbilt University
Charles K. Megibben, Vanderbilt University
(88920431)

5:30 p.m.
Realizing the rings of invariants of padic reflection groups.
Changsheng Xu*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(88920145)

5:45 p.m.
On principally injective rings.
W. K. Nicholson, University of Calgary
M. F. Yousif*, Ohio State University, Lima
(88916356)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Approximations and Expansions

2:15 p.m.
On some shiftinvariant integral operators, univariate case.
George Anastassiou*, Memphis State University
Heinz H. Gonska, University of Duisburg, Germany
(8894187)

2:30 p.m.
Metric entropies of various function spaces.
Joseph M. Strus*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(88941696)

2:45 p.m.
On the orthogonal rational functions.
K. Pan*, Barry University
(88941253)

3:00 p.m.
Bernsteintype inequalities for rational functions with prescribed poles.
Xin Li, University of Central Florida
R. N. Mohapatra*, University of Central Florida
R. S. Rodriguez, Jr., University of Central Florida
(88941594)

3:15 p.m.
Nonlinear segmented L_p approximation.
Nanping Yang*, University of Oregon
(88941471)

3:30 p.m.
On convergence of an algorithm to calculate best mean piecewise polynomial approximations.
Richard Gayle*, University of Oregon
Jerry M. Wolfe, University of Oregon
(88941626)

3:45 p.m.
Shape preserving knot removal.
Larry L. Schumaker, Vanderbilt University
Sonya S. Stanley*, Vanderbilt University
(88941429)

4:00 p.m.
Characterization of biorthogonal cardinal spline wavelet bases.
Debao Chen*, University of Texas, Austin
(88941135)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:30 p.m.
MAA Session on Applied Geometry, I

2:15 p.m.
Applications of stereographic projection.
Ernest J. Manfred*, United States Coast Guard Academy
(889001013)

2:35 p.m.
Euclid's optics.
Maria Terrell*, Cornell University, Ithaca
(889001019)

2:55 p.m.
Perspective drawing and projective geometry.
Susan L. Addington*, California State University, San Bernardino
(889001008)

3:15 p.m.
Geometry and computer science: A visual approach toward exploring advanced concepts.
Richard O'Lander*, St. John's University
(889001015)

3:35 p.m.
Analytical geometry: A bridge between university and industry.
Samir Tannouri*, Morgan State University
Ahlam ElHage Tannouri, Morgan State University
Vojislav Stojkovic, Morgan State University
(889001018)

3:55 p.m.
Discrete applied geometry: Klein's hierarchy and projective geometry.
Walter Whiteley*, York University
(889001020)

4:15 p.m.
Twocolor patterns in the Southwestern Pacific.
Donald W. Crowe*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(889001009)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Restructuring Teaching and Learning in Linear Algebra, I

2:15 p.m.
ATLAST progress report.
Steven J. Leon*, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth
(889001194)

2:45 p.m.
Mathematica as a conjecture making tool in linear algebra.
Tilak De Alwis*, Southeastern Louisiana University
(889001181)

3:00 p.m.
Using MATLAB to visualize nspace.
Daniel Cunningham*, State University of New York, Buffalo
(889001178)

3:15 p.m.
Can we see the span? An interactive approach to spanning sets.
Lila F. Roberts*, Georgia Southern University
(889001202)

3:30 p.m.
Numeric versus symbolic MATRIX computation.
Cleve Moler*, The Mathworks Incorporated, Massachusetts
(889001197)

3:55 p.m.
Circulant matrices and MATLAB.
Jeffrey L. Stuart, University of Southern Mississippi
James R. Weaver*, University of West Florida
(889001204)

4:10 p.m.
Teaching linear algebra in new ways.
Jane M. Day*, San Jose State University
(889001180)

4:25 p.m.
Least squares problems in coordinate metrology.
Walter Gander*, Eidgen Technische Hochschule, Switzerland
(889001184)

4:55 p.m.
MATLAB exercises to enable geometric intuition for linear transformations.
Richard H. Elderkin*, Pomona College
(889001182)

5:10 p.m.
A linear algebra and MATLAB project arising from an aerospace industry application.
Bruce N. Lundberg*, University of Southern Colorado
(889001195)

5:25 p.m.
Experiences with the core curriculum in linear algebra.
Richard Barshinger*, Pennsylvania State University, Dunmore
(889001177)

5:40 p.m.
AIDS case projection and Stirling numbers of the second kind: Two projects for linear algebra students.
Emelie Kenney*, Siena College
(889001190)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:45 p.m.
MAA CCIME Poster Session on Interactive Mathematics Texts: Using Technology for Active Learning

2:15 p.m.
Introduction and overview, {\bf Jerry Porter} and {\bf Elizabeth Teles}

2:30 p.m.
Interactive text in a laboratory setting.
Lawrence C. Moore, Jr., Duke University
David A. Smith*, Duke University
(889001232)

2:50 p.m.
Interactive algebra and calculus texts.
Benjamin N. Levy*, Interactive Mathematics Text Project, Somerville, Massachusetts
(889001228)

3:10 p.m.
Entrylevel calculus with Maple V.
Carol Scheftic*, CarnegieMellon University
Douglas E. Ensley, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA
(889001231)

3:30 p.m.
Interactive mathematics texts using MathKit.
Mike Pepe*, Seattle Central Community College
(889001230)

3:50 p.m.
Linear algebra in Mathcad: An interactive text.
David R. Hill*, Temple University, Philadelphia
Gerald J. Porter, University of Pennsylvania
(889001227)

4:10 p.m.
Math experiments using MathKit.
Ladnor Geissinger*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Jim White, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(889001226)

5:10 p.m.
Project CALC Mathematica laboratories for calculus instruction.
William Barker*, Bowdoin College
Stephen Fisk, Bowdoin College
Robert Knapp, Bowdoin College
(889001225)

5:30 p.m.
Interactive experiments, theory, and applications in linear algebra.
Robert T. Moore*, University of Washington
(889001229)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science PolicyMAA Science Policy Committee Panel Discussion
The place of mathematics in national science and technology goals
Panelists:
Hyman Bass, Columbia University
Phillip A. Griffiths, Institute for Advanced Study
John C. Polking, Rice University
Margaret H. Wright, AT&T Bell Labs
Moderators:
Frank W. Warner, University of Pennsylvania

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Invited Address

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 3:20 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AWM Panel Discussion
Are women getting all the jobs?

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Section Officers

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 4:20 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AWM Business Meeting

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 4:25 p.m.5:15 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Update on Fermat's Last Theorem.
Kenneth A. Ribet*, University of California, Berkeley
(88900903)

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part B
Organizing an undergraduate research program
Panelists:
Robert O. Robson, Oregon State University
Joseph A. Gallian, University of Minnesota, Duluth

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part B
Inverse problems in the undergraduate classroom
Panelists:
Charles W. Groetsch, University of Cincinnati
Zuhair Nashed, University of Delaware

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part B
The Joy of Mathematica: a pointandclick way to use and learn Mathematica
Panelists:
Alan H. Shuchat, Wellesley College
Frederic W. Shultz, Wellesley College

Wednesday January 12, 1994, 8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Necessity and chance: Deterministic chaos in ecology and evolution.
Robert M. May*, Oxford University, England
Thursday January 13, 1994

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III

8:00 a.m.
The geometry forum.
Eugene A. Klotz*, Swarthmore College
(88998760)

8:25 a.m.
Precalculus: Preparing students for calculus reform.
Janet Andersen*, Hope College
(88998474)

8:50 a.m.
Transfer of inservice workshops on realtime interactive computer animation for the mathematics classroom from a lowtech to a hightech environment.
George Francis*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(88968307)

9:15 a.m.
Paying attention to mathematics education reform: Project PROMPT.
Dale R. Oliver*, McKinleyville, California
Phyllis Z. Chinn, Humboldt State University
(88998219)

9:40 a.m.
Writing and project use in high school math classes.
Roger Greer*, Mayfield High School, Las Cruces, New Mexico
Marilyn Gutman, Mayfield High School, Las Cruces, New Mexico
(88998438)

10:05 a.m.
The Clark Atlanta University mathematics program.
Abdulalim A. Shabazz*, Clark Atlanta University
(88998530)

10:30 a.m.
Building a state mathematics coalition.
Joseph G. Rosenstein*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(88997580)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Theory, Nonself Adjoint Operator Algebras, and Control Theory, III

8:00 a.m.
The permanence of central intertwining liftings.
Ciprian Foia\c s*, Indiana State University
(88947133)

9:00 a.m.
On the twoblock H infinity problem for a class of unstable distributed systems.
Caixing Gu*, Indiana University, Bloomington
Onur Toker, Ohio State University, Columbus
Hitay \"Ozbay, Ohio State University, Columbus
(88947222)

9:30 a.m.
On superoptimal approximations by analytic and meromorphic functions.
Sergei Treil*, Michigan State University
(88947118)

10:00 a.m.
Construction of superoptimal approximation by matrix analytic functions.
Vladimir V. Peller*, Kansas State University
(88947129)

10:30 a.m.
A generalization of Pick's theorem for uniform algebras and related results on Hilbert space operators.
Brian J. Cole*, Brown University
John Wermer, Brown University
(88930652)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Representation Theory and Harmonic Analysis, III

8:00 a.m.
Boundary values of cohomology and series of representations.
Simon Gindikin*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(88932731)

8:35 a.m.
Three generalizations of Weyl's denominator formula.
Todd Simpson*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(8890598)

9:10 a.m.
Positivity of intertwining operators and the CauchySzeg\"o kernel.
John E. Gilbert*, University of Texas, Austin
(88942681)

9:45 a.m.
Covariant differential operators and derived functor induction.
Ronald J. Stanke*, Baylor University
(88922368)

10:20 a.m.
Total positivity and random walks on Weyl chambers.
Kenneth I. Gross, University of Vermont
Donald St P Richards*, University of Vermont
(88943714)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Applications of Operator Algebras and Index Theory, III

8:00 a.m.
The stable classification of spin manifolds of positive scalar curvature.
Jonathan Rosenberg*, University of Maryland, College Park
Stephan Stolz, University of Notre Dame
(88953518)

8:30 a.m.
Localization of topological Pontrjagin classes via finite propagation speed.
Henri Moscovici*, Ohio State University, Columbus
FangBing Wu, Kansas State University
(88958582)

9:00 a.m.
Exotic index theory and the Novikov conjecture.
Steven Hurder*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(88919588)

9:30 a.m.
Coarse geometry and operator algebras.
Guoliang Yu*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(88946337)

10:00 a.m.
Regular singular perturbed Dirac operators.
Jeffrey Stephen Fox, University of Colorado, Boulder
Peter Haskell*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(88958287)

10:30 a.m.
Algebraic Ktheory invariants from operator algebras.
Jerome Kaminker*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
(88946771)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quadratic Forms and Division Algebras, III

8:00 a.m.
The Witt ring of an elliptic curve.
Bill Jacob*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(88912723)

8:30 a.m.
Witt rings of elliptic curves over elementary type fields.
Robert Schwennicke*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(88914791)

9:00 a.m.
On Witt groups of surfaces over local fields.
R. Sujatha*, Ohio State University, Columbus
Shuji Saito, University of Tokyo, Japan
(88914242)

9:30 a.m.
uinvariant computations.
Charles Yeomans*, Lexington, Kentucky
(88912370)

10:00 a.m.
The similarity group of a trace form of higher degree.
Manuel O'Ryan*, University of Talca, Chile
Daniel B. Shapiro, Ohio State University, Columbus
(88915589)

10:30 a.m.
A note on the Kaplansky radical.
Roger Ware*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(88912218)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Advances in Function Theoretic Methods, II

8:00 a.m.
Interpolating scattering solutions.
P. A. McCoy*, United States Naval Academy
(88935147)

8:30 a.m.
Advances in hydrodynamic stability theory by function theoretic methods.
Isom H. Herron*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(88930294)

9:00 a.m.
Construction methods for closedform Bergman kernels.
Erwin O. Kreyszig*, Carleton University
(88935251)

9:30 a.m.
Applications of rayproper mappings in nonlinear integral equations.
Jorge E. Hernandez, University of Panama, Panama
M. Zuhair Nashed*, University of Delaware
(88945606)

10:00 a.m.
A second characterization of lie generators of strongly continuous semigroups on a polish space.
J. R. Dorroh, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
John W. Neuberger*, University of Northern Texas, Denton
(88947161)

10:30 a.m.
Singularities in orthogonal series.
Gilbert G. Walter*, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
(88933261)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part A
Introduction to research in the teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics: examples in calculus
Panelists:
Joan FerriniMundy, University of New Hampshire
Kathleen Heid, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part A
The math modeling/precalculus reform project: using discrete mathematical models to motivate mathematics
Panelists:
Sheldon P. Gordon, Suffolk Community College
B. A. Fusaro, Salisbury State University

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, I

8:00 a.m.
Bilinear optimal control of a Kirchhoff plate.
Mary E. Bradley*, University of Louisville
(88935427)

8:15 a.m.
On a method of Atkinson for evaluating domain integrals in the boundary element method.
C. S. Chen*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Michael Arthur Golberg, Las Vegas, Nevada
(88935545)

8:30 a.m.
Smoothing properties and boundary control of a Schr\"odinger equation.
Mary Ann Horn*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(88935669)

8:45 a.m.
Vortex annihilation in nonlinear heat flow for GinzburgLandau systems.
ChaoNien Chen*, Madison, Wisconsin
(88935532)

9:00 a.m.
A boundary value problem for the wave equation.
Nezam Iraniparast*, Western Kentucky University
(88935573)

9:15 a.m.
Generalized Kortewegde Vries equation with Riemann initial data.
Aloysius Bathi Kasturiarachi*, Duke University
(88935780)

9:30 a.m.
Global asymptotic stability in population models with diffusion and delay effects.
Wei Feng*, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Xin Lu, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
(88935526)

9:45 a.m.
Instability criterion for a rotating body with liquid inside.
Andrei A. Lyashenko*, Kyoto University, Japan and Institute of Mathematics, Russia
(8893502)

10:00 a.m.
A phase field model with memory.
Sergiu Aizicovici*, Ohio University
Viorel Barbu, University of Iasi, Romania
(8893588)

10:15 a.m.
On the simplification of Ovsiannikov's method for the construction of partially invariant solutions.
S. K. Rai, University of Arkansas
C. C.A. Sastri*, Dalhousie University
(88935620)

10:30 a.m.
Constant principal strain mappings of plane domains.
Julian Gevirtz*, University de Chile, Santiago, Chile
(88935339)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Global Analysis

8:00 a.m.
On the wlimit sets of certain one dimensional maps.
Selvaratnam Sridharma*, Dillard University
(88958661)

8:15 a.m.
Some new combinatorial models for rational maps.
Kevin M. Pilgrim*, University of California, Berkeley
(88958303)

8:30 a.m.
Symmetries of Mandelbar sets
Michael J. Spurr*, East Carolina University
(88958387)

8:45 a.m.
A parameterization of the period 3 hyperbolic components of the Mandelbrot set.
Dante Giarrusso*, St. Lawrence University
Yuval Fisher, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(88958597)

9:00 a.m.
Generalized symplectic geometry on bundles of frames.
Jeffrey K. Lawson*, North Carolina State University
(88958675)

9:15 a.m.
L^p theory of differential forms on manifolds.
Chad Scott*, Syracuse University
(88958565)

9:30 a.m.
A generalized nonlinear version of Swan's theorem.
Palanivel Manoharan*, Kent State University, East Liverpool
(88958316)

9:45 a.m.
A Lie theoretic Galois theory for the spectral curves of an integrable system I, II.
Andrew McDaniel*, Fairfax, Virginia
Lawrence Smolinsky, Louisiana State University
(88958125)

10:00 a.m.
Combinatorics of free product graphs.
Gregory Quenell*, Bucknell University
(88958331)

10:15 a.m.
Basin of attraction of Hamiltonian systems due to separatrix crossing.
Eric Ho*, Southern Methodist University, Dallas
Richard Haberman, Southern Methodist University, Dallas
(88958470)

10:30 a.m.
Multiple target radar tracking.
Christopher Lee*, John Carroll University
(88958648)

10:45 a.m.
Finding exact solutions of nonlinear partial differential equations by using symbolic computation.
MariaClara Nucci*, University of Perugia, Italy
(88958126)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, I

8:00 a.m.
Recovering motivation and soul in mathematics: Teaching with original sources.
Reinhard Laubenbacher, New Mexico State University
David Pengelley, New Mexico State University
Michael Siddoway*, Colorado College
(889001146)

8:20 a.m.
Instructional organization and selfselected tracking in college calculus.
David T. Burkam*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(889001131)

8:40 a.m.
An experimental approach in an elementary course in probability & statistics.
Helen Christensen*, Loyola College
(889001132)

9:00 a.m.
Testing calculus skills of first year university students.
Gontran Ervynck*, Katholieke University, Leuven, Belgium
(889001138)

9:20 a.m.
What is the nature of change? An experiment in calculus reform.
Joel S. Silverberg*, Roger Williams University
(889001147)

9:40 a.m.
Using technological assistance in improving the success rate on the math PPST.
John Sasser*, Ohio State University, Lima
(889001144)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA Student Chapters Special Paper Session

8:00 a.m.
A fall gathering of NC & SC MAA student chapters.
R. Bucky Allen, Jr., Francis Marion College
Stephen L. Davis*, Davidson College
(889001235)

8:20 a.m.
Advising an MAA student chapter: Successes and learning experiences.
Mary T. Treanor*, Valparaiso University
(889001242)

8:40 a.m.
From student talks and workshops to career opportunities.
Robert C. Eslinger*, Hendrix College
(889001237)

9:00 a.m.
Murder mysteries and friendly competitions: Student activities in the Indiana section.
Rick Gillman*, Valparaiso University
(889001239)

9:20 a.m.
But what can I do with a mathematics degree?
Deborah A. Frantz*, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania
(889001238)

9:40 a.m.
The problem solving competition.
Richard S. Neal*, University of Oklahoma
(889001240)

10:00 a.m.
MAA student chapter activities: Fund raising and fund utilization.
Ron Barnes*, University of Houston, Downtown
(889001236)

10:20 a.m.
A student career conference in the mathematical sciences.
Karen J. Schroeder*, Bentley College
(889001241)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
AMATYCMAANCTM Panel Discussion
In the year 2000: who will your students be and what will they know about mathematics?
Organizers:
Susan L. Forman, Mathematical Sciences Education Board
Donald L. Kreider, Dartmouth College
Marcia P. Sward, Mathematical Association of America
Panelists:
Gail F. Burrill, Whitnall High School
Carolyn R. Mahoney, California State University, San Marcos
Stephen Rodi, Austin Community College
Zalman P. Usiskin, University of Chicago

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
SUMMA Workshop
Intervention projects for minority precollege students
Organizers:
William A. Hawkins, Strengthening Underrepresented Minority Mathematics Achievement (SUMMA)
Panelists:
Joaquin Bustoz, Arizona State University
Roger Contreras, University of Texas at Brownsville
Robert E. Megginson, University of Michigan

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Topology and Dynamical Systems, III

8:30 a.m.
The projective fundamental group of a Z^2shift.
William Geller*, University of California, Berkeley
James Propp, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(88958655)

9:00 a.m.
Addition formulae for Nielsen numbers of fibre preserving maps.
Philip R. Heath*, Memorial University of Newfoundland
Ed Keppelmann, University of Nevada
Peter N.S. Wong, Bates College
(88955109)

9:30 a.m.
Chaos in the cyclic feedback systems.
Tomas Gedeon*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(88934403)

10:00 a.m.
Nilpotent fibrations and LS category.
Barry Jessup*, University of Ottawa
(88955717)

10:30 a.m.
Algebraic techniques in surface dynamics.
Phil Boyland*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(88954630)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometry and Topology of Moduli Spaces, II

8:30 a.m.
Applications of labelled configuration spaces.
Martin A. Guest*, University of Rochester
(88955138)

9:00 a.m.
Moduli spaces of singular YangMills connections.
Philip H. Spencer*, University of Toronto
(8895346)

9:30 a.m.
The moduli spaces on YangMills instantons on ruled surfaces.
Jacques Hurtubise, McGill University
R. James Milgram*, University of New Mexico
(88914140)

10:00 a.m.
Configuration spaces of algebraic varieties.
Burt Totaro*, University of Chicago
(8895509)

10:30 a.m.
The spaces of ASDconnections over algebraic surfaces.
Jun Li*, Stanford University
(8891413)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Logic and Foundations

8:30 a.m.
Turing degrees of Boolean algebra.
John J. Thurber*, University of Notre Dame
(88903172)

8:45 a.m.
Generalized nonsplitting and Boolean algebra embeddings in the recursively enumerable Turing degrees.
Steven D. Leonhardi*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(88903327)

9:00 a.m.
Nonstandard extensions of weak presentations.
Alexandra Shlapentokh*, East Carolina University
(88903446)

9:15 a.m.
Tconvexity and ominimal groups.
Adam H. Lewenberg*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(88903634)

9:30 a.m.
The maximality of Henson's Banach space logic.
Jose Iovino*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(88946712)

9:45 a.m.
The r.e. cuppables have a sigma_5complete index set.
Michael A. Jahn*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(88903672)

10:00 a.m.
Covering properties on the hyperfinite time line.
Alan L. Letarte*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(88903701)

10:15 a.m.
KCovering sets.
Greg Bishop*, College of Mount Saint Joseph
(88904358)

10:30 a.m.
Uncountable sets in forcing extensions.
Mark Johnson*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(88904668)

10:45 a.m.
On some cardinal characteristics of the continuum.
Olga Yiparaki*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88904670)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
Analysis in gauge theory.
Lesley M. Sibner*, Polytechnic University

Thursday January 13, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, I

9:00 a.m.
Markov vs Nekrasov: A conflict of outlook.
Roger Cooke*, University of Vermont
(88901509)

9:30 a.m.
The birth of the Soviet mathematical school.
Sergei S. Demidov*, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
(88901560)

10:15 a.m.
Nikolai Luzin and Father Pavel Florensky report.
Charles E. Ford*, Saint Louis University
(88953554)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Singular Boundary Value Problems, II

9:00 a.m.
Existence of positive solutions for singular boundary problems on an infinite interval.
L. E. Bobisud*, University of Idaho
(88934249)

9:30 a.m.
Singular focal boundary value problems.
Johnny Henderson, Auburn University, Auburn
Kuochuan Yin*, Auburn University, Auburn
(88934209)

10:00 a.m.
Some existence, uniqueness and stability results for a class of singular diffusion problems.
J. B. Garner*, University of Arkansas, Little Rock
R. J. Schilling, University of Arkansas, Little Rock
(88934248)

10:30 a.m.
Existence of solutions in singular biharmonic problems.
Gaston E. Hernandez*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(88935158)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Wavelets and Their Applications, III

9:00 a.m.
Fast wavelet based algorithms for initial value problems.
Stanley Osher*, University of California, Los Angeles
(8894286)

9:30 a.m.
A new technique to determine the regularity of wavelets.
Ingrid Daubechies*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(88942487)

10:00 a.m.
Multiresolution analysis on nonsmooth sets in bold R^n.
Bj\"orn Jawerth*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(88942711)

10:30 a.m.
Applications of wavelets to signal and image processing.
Ronald A. DeVore, University of South Carolina, Columbia
Bradley J. Lucier*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(88994684)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Applied Geometry, II

9:00 a.m.
Transformation geometry for robotics.
Walter Meyer*, Adelphi University
(889001014)

9:20 a.m.
Stimulating student interest through a problemsolving approach to unexpected geometric applications.
James Smart*, San Jose State University
(889001017)

9:40 a.m.
Teaching applied geometry in K12.
Joseph Malkevitch*, York College, City University of New York
(889001012)

10:00 a.m.
Projective geometry and perspective.
Catherine A. Gorini*, Maharishi International University
(889001011)

10:20 a.m.
The geometry and rigidity of frameworks.
Brigitte Servatius*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(889001016)

10:40 a.m.
A senior seminar in computational geometry.
Deborah S. Franzblau*, Rutgers University, Piscataway
(889001010)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA CCIME Special Presentation

Thursday January 13, 1994, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
What does it mean to understand a mathematical concept? It depends on your point of view.
Steven G. Monk*, University of Washington
(88900913)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Committee on the Profession Special Presentation

Thursday January 13, 1994, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address

Thursday January 13, 1994, 12:15 p.m.12:45 p.m.
MAA Business Meeting

Thursday January 13, 1994, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
Harmonic analysis and nonlinear evolution equations.
Jean Bourgain*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Reflecting Brownian motions.
Ruth J. Williams*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(88900908)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, IV

2:15 p.m.
Learning about teaching about learning.
Daniel L. Goroff*, Harvard University
(88998706)

2:45 p.m.
Constructivism and the learning of mathematics.
Carolyn Maher*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(88998685)

3:15 p.m.
Resistor networks: A research experiences for undergraduates program.
James A. Morrow*, University of Washington
(88998217)

3:45 p.m.
Some meaningful, significant, and engaging problems in calculus.
Frank Wattenberg*, Weber State University
(88998752)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Topology and Dynamical Systems, IV

2:15 p.m.
LS category estimates for central configurations in the Nbody problem.
Christopher K. McCord*, University of Cincinnati
(88955221)

2:45 p.m.
Periodic points on solvmanifolds.
Edward Keppelmann*, University of Nevada, Reno
(88955556)

3:15 p.m.
A numerical algorithm for the computation of the Conley index.
Michael Eidenschink*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(88958590)

3:45 p.m.
The torsion of a suspension flow.
Ross Geoghegan*, State University of New York, Binghamton
Andrew Nicos, McMaster University
(88957409)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Singular Boundary Value Problems, III

2:15 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of solutions of boundary blowup problems.
A. C. Lazer*, University of Miami
P. J. McKenna, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(88935543)

2:45 p.m.
Bifurcation from singular solutions in supercritical elliptic problems.
Renate Schaaf*, Utah State University
(88935704)

3:15 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of solutions of a nonlinear singular boundary value problem.
Steven D. Taliaferro*, Texas A & M University, College Station
(88935167)

3:45 p.m.
On a singular nonlinear boundary value problem.
A. W. Shaker*, Pennsylvania State University, Erie
(8893501)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Theory, Nonself Adjoint Operator Algebras, and Control Theory, IV

2:15 p.m.
The radical conjecture for CSL algebras.
Kenneth R. Davidson*, University of Waterloo
John L. Orr, University of Nebraska
(8894767)

2:45 p.m.
Orthogonal wavelets and local commutants.
Xingde Dai, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
David R. Larson*, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
(88947144)

3:15 p.m.
Some results on triangular algebras.
John L. Orr*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(88916123)

3:45 p.m.
Recent results on structured singular values.
Hari Bercovici*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(8894791)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Representation Theory and Harmonic Analysis, IV

2:15 p.m.
The commuting variety and HarishChandra's regularity theorem.
Nolan Wallach*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(88922779)

2:55 p.m.
Cohomology of flag manifolds and representation theory.
Robert J. Stanton*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(88922747)

3:35 p.m.
Ramanujan's master theorem for symmetric cones.
Hongming Ding, University of Louisville
Kenneth I. Gross*, University of Vermont
Donald St P Richards, University of Virginia
(88922433)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometry and Topology of Moduli Spaces, III

2:15 p.m.
The topology of the space of rational maps into generalized flag manifolds.
Charles P. Boyer*, University of New Mexico
(88914120)

2:45 p.m.
The space of harmonic maps from S^2 to CP^2.
T. Arleigh Crawford*, McGill University
(8895844)

3:15 p.m.
On spaces of holomorphic maps from two copies of the Riemann sphere to complex Grassmannians.
J. W. Havlicek*, Michigan State University
(8895543)

3:45 p.m.
The moduli space of (l,p)polarized Abelian surfaces with level structure of canonical type.
Klaus Hulek, University of Hannover, Germany
Constantin Kahn, University of Hannover, Germany
Steven H. Weintraub*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(8891479)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Applications of Operator Algebras and Index Theory, IV

2:15 p.m.
Deformation quantization for leftinvariant Poisson brackets.
Marc A. Rieffel*, University of California, Berkeley
(88946110)

2:45 p.m.
Noncommutative geometry and Toeplitz quantization.
Andrzej Lesniewski*, Harvard University
(88981341)

3:15 p.m.
Quantum nonEuclidean geometry.
Slawomir Klimek*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
(88946682)

3:45 p.m.
Toeplitz algebras and Rieffel deformations.
L. A. Coburn*, State University of New York, College at Buffalo
J. Xia, State University of New York, College at Buffalo
(88947233)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quadratic Forms and Division Algebras, IV

2:15 p.m.
Extension of orderings on *fields.
Thomas C. Craven*, University of Hawaii, Honolulu
(88912343)

2:45 p.m.
The real holomorphy ring and sums of powers in commutative rings.
Eberhard Becker, University of Dortmund, Germany
Victoria Powers*, Emory University
(88911105)

3:15 p.m.
The higher level real spectrum of a commutative ring.
Leslie Walter*, University of Saskatchewan
Murray Marshall, University of Saskatchewan
(88913227)

3:45 p.m.
An approximation theorem for coarse Vtopologies on rings.
Murray A. Marshall*, University of Saskatchewan
(88912104)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Wavelets and Their Applications, IV

2:15 p.m.
Construction wavelets using fractal interpolation functions.
G. Donovan, Georgia Institute of Technology
J. S. Geronimo, Vanderbilt University
D. P. Hardin*, Vanderbilt University
P. R. Massopust, Sam Houston State University
(88941707)

2:45 p.m.
Construction of smooth wavelets using fractal interpolation functions.
J. S. Geronimo*, Georgia Institute of Technology
G. Donovan, Georgia Institute of Technology
Doug Hardin, Georgia Institute of Technology
(88941440)

3:15 p.m.
Analytic wavelets generated by radial functions.
J. Stockler, University Duisburg, Germany
C. K. Chui, Texas A & M University, College Station
J. D. Ward*, Texas A & M University, College Station
(88941101)

3:45 p.m.
Irregular sampling in higher dimensions and multisensor deconvolution.
David F. Walnut*, George Mason University
(88942116)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part B
How to make effective use of inexpensive pocket computers to develop the concepts and techniques of calculus
Panelists:
Franklin D. Demana, Ohio State University
Bert K. Waits, Ohio State University

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part B
Unifying themes for discrete mathematics
Panelists:
Ralph P. Grimaldi, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part B
The mathematics of the perfect shuffle
Panelists:
S. Brent Morris, National Security Agency

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part B
Theorist
Panelists:
Donald Hartig, California Polytechnic State University

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Measures and Topological Groups

2:15 p.m.
On nicely placed subsets of the real line.
Paul E. Fishback*, Grand Valley State University
(88926483)

2:30 p.m.
A companion to Strassen's theorem.
Stephen G. Landry*, Seton Hall University
(88928574)

2:45 p.m.
Some topological properties of Hamelbases.
Kandasamy Muthuvel*, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
(88928366)

3:00 p.m.
Almost periodic compactifications of Nfold semidirect products.
Hugo D. Junghenn*, George Washington University
(88943328)

3:15 p.m.
Disjoint closed left ideals in beta S.
Patty Anthony*, Howard University
(88922263)

3:30 p.m.
On a new class of infinite dimensional Lie groups and Lie algebras and their representations.
Thamba W. Sesay*, University of the District of Columbia
(88922332)

3:45 p.m.
Hopf algebras, Lie algebras and analytic groups.
Patrick B. Chen*, John Carroll University
T.S. Wu, Case Western Reserve University
(88922635)

4:00 p.m.
Derived intertwining norms.
Christopher Meaney*, Macquarie University
(88922787)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Convex and Discrete Geometry

2:15 p.m.
An analogue of Ptolemy's theorem in R^n.
Robert J. Gregorac*, Iowa State University
(88951304)

2:30 p.m.
Dihedral angles of nsimplices.
Eung Chun Cho*, Kentucky State University
(88951671)

2:45 p.m.
Splitting the parallel axiom.
Victor Pambuccian*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88951676)

3:00 p.m.
Dissections into 1:2 rectangles.
Charles H. Jepsen*, Grinnell College
(88952546)

3:15 p.m.
Lattice diameters in convex polygons.
Eberth Alarcon*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(88952640)

3:30 p.m.
Cobblestone theorems for convex tilings.
Jeff D. Almeida*, University of Idaho
Mark J. Nielsen, University of Idaho
(88952688)

3:45 p.m.
Partitioning s regular 2ngons {2n} into t congruent oval polygons G(n,g).
Alan H. Schoen*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Alan McKshorb, SIU/C in Niigata, Japan
(88952521)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Computer Science

2:15 p.m.
A new realization of the Hoare power domain.
James B. Hart*, Tennessee State University
Constantine Tsinakis, Vanderbilt University
(8896889)

2:30 p.m.
Cellular games.
Lenore Levine*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(88968557)

2:45 p.m.
The topological fiberwise representation of colored images.
Monique L. Pavel*, University of Paris, France
(8896810)

3:00 p.m.
Using geometry to solve the transportation problem in the plane.
David S. Atkinson*, Western Kentucky University
Pravin M. Vaidya, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(88968726)

3:15 p.m.
Multiobjective decision making with fuzzy logic.
Khaled AbdulMassih*, University of Houston, Downtown
Andre de Korvin, University of Houston, Downtown
(88990599)

3:30 p.m.
Programming higherorder functions in Mathematica.
Vojislav Stojkovic*, Morgan State University
(88968238)

3:45 p.m.
Proving the classical theorems of the predicate calculus using PROVER.
Vojislav Stojkovic, Morgan State University
Samir Tannouri*, Morgan State University
(88968237)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, I

2:15 p.m.
Congruences relating the Frobenius partition functions phi_m and cphi_m.
James A. Sellers*, Cedarville College
(8891116)

2:30 p.m.
A transformation of a cubic diophantine equation.
Cullen L. Inman*, Newton, New Jersey
(88911382)

2:45 p.m.
Fundamental units in cubic orders.
Helen G. Grundman*, Bryn Mawr College
(88911732)

3:00 p.m.
Continuous nowhere differentiable functions and algebraic integers.
Vladimir Drobot*, San Jose State University
(8891185)

3:15 p.m.
Some numerical implications of the Hardy and Littlewood analysis of the 3primes problem.
Gove Effinger*, Skidmore College
(88911730)

3:30 p.m.
An alternative padic gamma function.
Cynthia E. Trimble*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(88911644)

3:45 p.m.
On Fermat's last problem.
J. E. Hall*, Clark Atlanta University
(88911525)

4:00 p.m.
Tight closure in ladder rings.
Donna Glassbrenner*, University of Virginia
Karen Smith, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(88913628)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, II

2:15 p.m.
Optimal rates of convergence for degenerate parabolic problems.
Jim Rulla*, Arkansas College
Noel J. Walkington, Carnegie Mellon University
(8893557)

2:30 p.m.
Global existence and nonexistence for degenerate parabolic equations with a nonlocal forcing.
Jeffrey R. Anderson*, Winona State University, Winona, Minnesota
Keng Deng, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(88935311)

2:45 p.m.
Beyond quenching for degenerate parabolic operators.
P. C. Kong*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(88935783)

3:00 p.m.
On a class of elliptic problems in R^n.
David G. Costa*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(88935322)

3:15 p.m.
A uniqueness result for certain semilinear elliptic equations.
Michael A. Karls*, Ball State University
(88935765)

3:30 p.m.
Recovering the impedance from the transmission data using spectral methods.
T. Maheswaran*, Dillard University
(88935593)

3:45 p.m.
A Galerkin method for the numerical solution of differential equations using wavelets constructed via fractal functions.
Peter R. Massopust*, Sam Houston State University
(88935100)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Session on History of Mathematics

2:15 p.m.
A chronology of the duplicatrix.
Daniel E. Otero*, Xavier University
(88901601)

2:30 p.m.
AlKhowarizmi's six problems.
Ahlam ElHage Tannouri*, Morgan State University
(88901338)

2:45 p.m.
Ghiyath uddin Jamshid Kashani: Meftah alhesab.
Mohammad K. Azarian*, University of Evansville
(8890184)

3:00 p.m.
Hindu mathematics.
Baikunth P. Ambasht*, Columbia, South Carolina
Jamuna P. Ambasht, Columbia, South Carolina
Sanjay Tiwari, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(88901454)

3:15 p.m.
Singular integrals to distributions: From Cauchy to Schwartz.
John A. Synowiec*, Indiana University, Northwest
(8890138)

3:30 p.m.
Euler's concrete foundation for analysis.
Mark McKinzie, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Curtis Tuckey*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Naperville, Illinois
(88901411)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Actuarial Mathematics Education and Research

2:15 p.m.
Dually random actuarial models.
John A. Beekman*, Ball State University
Clinton P. Fuelling, Ball State University
(889001000)

2:30 p.m.
Dependencies on multilife risks.
Yibing Wang*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(889001006)

2:45 p.m.
A linear asset/liability model.
B. F. Wyman*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(889001007)

3:00 p.m.
Creating an actuarial science for students.
Robert E. Buck*, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
(889001001)

3:15 p.m.
Actuarial problem solving.
Ramona C. Lee*, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
(889001003)

3:30 p.m.
SOA courses: Comparisons to other professional examinations and suggestions for improvement.
Donald P. Minassian*, Indianapolis, Indiana
(889001004)

3:45 p.m.
An Exam 100 preparation course with a peer tutoring component.
James J. Reynolds*, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
(889001005)

4:00 p.m.
Current issues in actuarial mathematics education: An informal discussion.
James W. Daniel*, University of Texas, Austin
(889001002)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Environmental Mathematics, II

2:15 p.m.
A model for municipal recycling including a landfill constraint.
Michael McAsey*, Bradley University
Jannett Highfill, Bradley University
(889001046)

2:40 p.m.
Development of a mathematics course for environmental engineers.
Kelley B. Mohrmann*, United States Military Academy
(889001047)

3:05 p.m.
Fourdimensional interpolation of atmospheric observations.
James Pfaendtner*, NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland
(889001048)

3:30 p.m.
The Chesapeake Bay: A bridge to calculus.
Ahlam ElHage Tannouri*, Morgan State University
Cindy Hannon, Maryland State Department of Education
(889001049)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Favorite Nontraditional Calculus Assignments or Projects, II

2:15 p.m.
Method of steepest descent project for calculus III.
Neil Stahl*, University of Wisconsin, Fox Valley Center
(889001063)

2:30 p.m.
Least squares for the Krankheit bottled water company.
Robert W. Vallin*, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
(889001065)

2:45 p.m.
What is the lowest position of the center of mass of a can of soda?
Aparna W. Higgins*, University of Dayton
(889001057)

3:00 p.m.
Differential forms and linearity in 2nd year calculus.
Mark Bridger*, Northeastern University
(889001050)

3:15 p.m.
Using the DERIVE program to explore cap gamma' (1).
Jerry A. Johnson*, University of Nevada, Reno
(889001058)

3:30 p.m.
Firstyear calculus students as inclass consultants.
Brian J. Winkel*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(889001068)

3:45 p.m.
Mortgages and car loans in calculus.
Tingxiu Wang*, Oakton Community College
(889001066)

4:00 p.m.
The Koch snowflake and generalizations: A project for first year calculus students.
Emelie Kenney*, Siena College
(889001059)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Teaching Mathematics with a Spreadsheet, II

2:15 p.m.
Cornerstone mathematics: A new approach to introductory courses.
Jan O. Case*, Samford University
(889001207)

2:40 p.m.
Mathematics tutorial calculus I.
Roosevelt Gentry*, Jackson State University
(889001212)

3:05 p.m.
Building concrete bridges to the abstract.
John M. Kellett*, Gettysburg College
(889001214)

3:30 p.m.
Recursion in combinatorics with spreadsheets.
Erich Neuwirth*, Vienna University,
(889001215)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Creating a climate for changemath leads the way
Moderators:
Martha J. Siegel, Towson State University
Panelists:
Jerry L. Bona, Pennsylvania State University
Marjorie Enneking, Portland State University
Joan FerriniMundy, University of New Hampshire
Genevieve M. Knight, Coppin State College
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California, Santa Barbara

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Assessment Open Forum
Guidelines for an effective assessment program for the undergraduate major

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Advising methods that work.
Organizers:
David J. Lutzer, The College of William and Mary
Diane Herrmann, University of Chicago

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Popularizing mathematics.
Organizers:
Eric Muller, Brock University
Bernard Hodgson, Universite Laval
Keith Devlin, ?
Kathy Heinrich, ?
Lynn Steen, ?
Virginia Thompson, ?

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Testing issues with technology.
Organizers:
Bert Waits, Ohio State University
Phil Curtis, University of California, Los Angeles
Linda Boyd, DeKalb College
Wade Ellis, Wet Valley College

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Undergraduate Research in Mathematics, Council on Undergraduate Research and the Committee on Student Chapters Poster Session
Research by undergraduate students
Organizers:
John Greever, Harvey Mudd College

Thursday January 13, 1994, 2:45 p.m.3:45 p.m.
National Security Agency Panel Discussion
Supporting sabbaticals for academic mathematical scientists
Moderators:
Richard J. Shaker, National Security Agency
Panelists:
Ezra Brown, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Jack Brown, Clemson University
Kenneth Smith, Central Michigan University

Thursday January 13, 1994, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
The fundamental role of solitons in nonlinear dispersive PDE's.
James M. Hyman*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(88900905)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 4:25 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Joint Prize Session

Thursday January 13, 1994, 6:30 p.m.8:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Restructuring Teaching and Learning in Linear Algebra, II

6:30 p.m.
Supercalculators in linear algebra.
Donald R. LaTorre*, Clemson University
(889001192)

6:55 p.m.
MATLAB and email in a linear algebra course.
Gilbert Strang*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(889001203)

7:20 p.m.
A reformed introductory linear algebra course.
John G. Harvey*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(889001186)

7:40 p.m.
Laboratory exercises with difference equations.
Thomas W. Polaski*, Winthrop University
(889001198)

8:00 p.m.
Linear algebra technology and the longdistance learner.
Ellen Cunningham*, Saint Mary of the Woods College
(889001179)

Thursday January 13, 1994, 7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
JPBM and the Science Policy Committees of AMS, MAA, and SIAM Invited Address
Title to be announced.
Neal Lane*, National Science Foundation

Thursday January 13, 1994, 7:00 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Calculus Reform Workshop Reunion
Calculus reform workshop reunion
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, United States Military Academy

Thursday January 13, 1994, 7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Life after retirement
Organizers:
Andrew Sterrett, Jr., Mathematical Association of America

Thursday January 13, 1994, 7:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
MAA General Session
Humanistic math network informal gathering
Friday January 14, 1994

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, II

8:00 a.m.
Origins of the analysis of algorithms.
Jeffrey Shallit*, University of Waterloo
(8890121)

8:30 a.m.
Dedekind's free creations of the human mind.
Louise Ahrndt Golland*, University of Chicago
(8890168)

9:00 a.m.
Combinatorics in the Middle Ages.
Victor J. Katz*, University of the District of Columbia
(88901340)

9:30 a.m.
The Cambridge mathematical physicists, 18201840.
Thomas Archibald*, Acadia University
(88901479)

10:15 a.m.
Ethnomathematics and the history of mathematics.
Ubiratan D'Ambrosio*, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Sao Paolo, Brazil
(88901163)

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on C*algebras and von Neumann Algebras, I

8:00 a.m.
On the classification of simple C*algebras.
George A. Elliott*, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
(8894642)

9:00 a.m.
Almost commuting unitaries and purely infinite simple C*algebras.
Huaxin Lin*, State University of New York, Buffalo
(8894661)

9:30 a.m.
C*algebras generated by stable relations.
Terry A. Loring*, University of New Mexico
(88946182)

10:00 a.m.
Averaging techniques in C*coactions.
John C. Quigg*, Arizona State University
(8894650)

10:30 a.m.
On the classification of infinite simple C*algebras.
Mikael R\ordam*, Odense University,
(8894760)

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quasiconformal Mappings in Analysis, I

8:00 a.m.
On the minimum modulus of functions of order 1.
David Drasin*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(88930654)

8:30 a.m.
On the value distribution of quasimeromorphic mappings.
Juha Heinonen, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
John F. Rossi*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(8893025)

9:00 a.m.
Symmetrization and the pLaplace operator.
Albert Baernstein, II*, Washington University
(8893528)

9:30 a.m.
Conformal mapping of long quadrilaterals.
Richard Laugesen*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(8893020)

10:00 a.m.
Poincar'e inequalities, pcapacity and quasiminimal.
Juan J. Manfredi*, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
Emanuele DiBenedetto, Northwestern University
(88930407)

10:30 a.m.
Lindelof's theorem for monotone Sobolev functions.
Juan J. Manfredi, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
Enrique Villamor*, Florida International University
(88931319)

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Modern Methods in Continuum Theory, I

8:00 a.m.
Inverse limits on [0,1] using tent maps and certain other piecewise linear bonding maps.
William T. Ingram*, University of Missouri, Rolla
(88954342)

8:30 a.m.
Indecomposable arccontinua and 2to1 maps.
Jo Heath*, Auburn University, Auburn
(88954214)

9:00 a.m.
On composants of indecomposable subcontinua of surfaces.
Z. Karno*, University of Warsaw, Bialystok, Poland
(88954317)

9:30 a.m.
Homeomorphisms of inverse limit spaces of onedimensional maps.
Marcy Barge, Montana State University
Beverly Diamond*, College of Charleston
(88954234)

10:00 a.m.
An inverse system approach to Menger manifolds.
Kazuhiro Kawamura*, University of Saskatchewan
(88954154)

10:30 a.m.
Rigid continua and embeddings.
Wayne Lewis*, Texas Tech University
(88954155)

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Scientific Computing, I

8:00 a.m.
Control of local error stabilizes integrations.
L. F. Shampine*, Southern Methodist University, Dallas
A. Witt, Southern Methodist University, Dallas
(88965159)

8:30 a.m.
Dynamic systems on time scales and superlinear convergence of iterative process.
V. Lakshmikantham*, Florida Institute of Technology
(88965485)

9:00 a.m.
Nonstandard finitedifference schemes for reactiondiffusion equations.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University, Georgia
(8896517)

9:30 a.m.
Preconditioning CGS methods for Newton iteration solutions of CFD problems.
John H. George*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
(88965775)

10:00 a.m.
Numerical constrained optimization methods.
John Gregory*, Southern Illinois University
Cantian Lin, Southern Illinois University
(8894962)

10:30 a.m.
Quasilinearization and monotone iterates.
S. Leela*, State University of New York, College at Geneseo
(88934380)

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Applications, I

8:00 a.m.
Reactive flows in porous media: Applications and rigorous results.
John Chadam*, McMaster University
(88935576)

8:30 a.m.
Study of global solutions of parabolic equations via a priori estimates.
Gary M. Lieberman*, Iowa State University
(88935792)

9:00 a.m.
Nonstationary filtration in partially saturated porous media.
Xinfu Chen*, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
(88935658)

9:30 a.m.
The recovery of a coefficient in a parabolic equation using multiple sources.
Bruce Lowe, Texas A & M University, College Station
William Rundell*, Texas A & M University, College Station
(88935629)

10:00 a.m.
Pontryagin maximum principle for parabolic PDEs with pointwise state constraint.
Bei Hu*, University of Notre Dame
Jiongmin Yong, Fudan University, People's Republic of China
(88935102)

10:30 a.m.
Optimal control for competing coalitions.
Suzanne Lenhart*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(88935236)

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part A
qdimensional dynamical systems and chaos
Panelists:
Mario U. Martelli, California State University, Fullerton

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part A
HP 48 learning environments for experienced users
Panelists:
Lynn E. Garner, Brigham Young University

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#12: Part A
Creating order out of chaos in freshman mathematics
Panelists:
Wade Ellis, Jr., West Valley College

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part A
``Workshop" mathematics: using new pedagogy and technology in introductory mathematics courses
Panelists:
Nancy Hood Baxter, Dickinson College
Allan Rossman, Dickinson College

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Fluids, Electromagnetic Theory, and Biology

8:00 a.m.
On transport of radionuclides in fractured porous media.
A. K. Singh*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
H. Bowman, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
G. S. Singh, ADI, Inc., Socorro, New Mexico
(88976598)

8:15 a.m.
Twolayer flows past a semicircular obstruction.
Huyun Sha*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
J.M. VandenBroeck, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(88976709)

8:30 a.m.
Results for a discrete velocity gas model for coagulation and fragmentation.
M. Ikle*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(88982697)

8:45 a.m.
The Gaussian Maxwell equations.
Domina Eberle Spencer*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Uma Y. Shama, Bridgewater State College
Philip J. Mann, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(88978502)

9:00 a.m.
The divergence and curl of the Gaussian electromagnetic force field.
Uma Y. Shama*, Bridgewater State College
Domina Eberle Spencer, University of Connecticut, Storrs
Philip J. Mann, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(88978503)

9:15 a.m.
Modelling of surface reactions.
Timothy R. Ray*, Southern Missouri State University
James Evans, Iowa State University
(88980695)

9:30 a.m.
Incorporating concurrent partnerships into models of sexually transmitted diseases.
David Tudor*, Synth\'elabo Recherche, France
Klaus Dietz, University T\"uebingen, Germany
(88992132)

9:45 a.m.
Modelling perception.
Prem N. Bajaj*, Wichita State University
(88903363)

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Music, I

8:00 a.m.
Introductory remarks, Robert Lewand

8:05 a.m.
Mathematics and the music of Martin Agricola.
Raymond N. Greenwell*, Hofstra University
(889001074)

8:25 a.m.
A measure of the reasonableness of equaltempered musical scales.
Jack Douthett, Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute
Richard Krantz*, University of Colorado, Denver
(889001078)

8:45 a.m.
The glass bridge between mathematics and music.
Satish C. Bhatnager*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(889001071)

9:05 a.m.
The musical image of mathematical structure: The Klein 4group in Milton Babbitt's Three Compositions for Piano.
Lawrence Fritts*, University of Chicago
(889001072)

9:25 a.m.
Musical inversions and geometric transformations in the music of the Classical era.
David Masunaga*, Iolani School, Hawaii
(889001082)

9:45 a.m.
Music in math classes: A sound lesson.
Larry Lesser*, St. Edward's University
(889001080)

10:05 a.m.
Mozart piano sonatas and the Golden Section.
John Putz*, Alma College
(889001084)

10:25 a.m.
Surialism.
Robert Edward Lewand*, Goucher College
(889001081)

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Session on New Methods for Teaching Elementary Differential Equations, I

8:00 a.m.
Differential equations as a capstone for freshman calculus.
Joseph D. Myers*, United States Military Academy
(889001100)

8:20 a.m.
A large enrollment computer intensive differential equations course.
William E. Boyce*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(889001090)

8:45 a.m.
Differential equations: A technological approach.
Martha L. Abell*, Georgia Southern University
James P. Braselton, Georgia Southern University
(889001086)

9:10 a.m.
Interactive computer graphics changes the role of the introductory differential equations course.
Beverly H. West*, Cornell University
(889001107)

9:35 a.m.
Differential equations from a new perspective.
Leonard Putnick*, Siena College
Thomas Rousseau, Siena College
(889001104)

9:55 a.m.
Twocompartment pharmacokinetics.
Edward L. Spitznagel*, Washington University
(889001105)

10:15 a.m.
Technology and cooperative learning in teaching ordinary differential equations.
Fred Barber*, State University of New York, College at Oswego
Jack Narayan, State University of New York, College at Oswego
(889001088)

10:40 a.m.
Ordinary differential equations enhanced by MATLAB at Rice University.
John C. Polking*, Rice University
(889001102)

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Session on Reassessing Discrete Mathematics in the First Two Years, I

8:00 a.m.
A split two semester discrete mathematics sequence.
Robert C. Mers*, North Carolina A & T State University
Thomas G. Clarke, North Carolina A & T State University
(889001118)

8:25 a.m.
Discrete dynamical systemslinking high school to college mathematics.
Richard D. West*, United States Military Academy
(889001122)

8:50 a.m.
Using discrete dynamical systems in core probability & statistics.
William P. Fox*, United States Military Academy
(889001110)

9:15 a.m.
A revolutionary approach to discrete math: Teaching logic as a tool.
David Gries*, Cornell University
Fred B. Schneider, Cornell University
(889001112)

9:40 a.m.
A structured approach to teaching proofwriting.
Daniel J. Velleman*, Amherst College
(889001121)

10:05 a.m.
Laboratory for a foundations of computer science course.
Peter B. Henderson*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(889001113)

10:30 a.m.
Discrete mathematics: Constructivism and computers.
William Fenton*, Bellarmine College
(889001109)

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Restructuring the Mathematical Preparation of Teachers, I

8:00 a.m.
Sylvanus Thayer, professional teaching standards, and change in the education of teachers of mathematics.
John A. Dossey*, U S Military Academy
(889001156)

8:20 a.m.
Changing attitudes and perspectives of preservice elementary and middle school teachers.
Leonard J. Lipkin*, University of North Florida
(889001165)

8:40 a.m.
Improving the effectiveness of university mathematicians at teacher preparation.
Elizabeth Yanik*, Emporia State University
Joe Yanik, Emporia State University
(889001171)

9:00 a.m.
The mathematics preparation of elementary teachers.
Charles Burnap, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Alan Lambert, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Miriam Leiva*, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Barnet Weinstock, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
(889001164)

9:20 a.m.
A problem centered approach to geometry for prospective teachers.
Steven Blumsack*, Florida State University
Jenny Ehrlich, Florida State University
(889001155)

9:40 a.m.
Impediments to improvement in the preservice mathematics training of elementary and middle school teachers, and possible remedies.
Sol Garfunkel, COMAP Incorporated
Gail S. Young*, Peekskill, New York
(889001172)

10:00 a.m.
Conceptions of mathematics teaching and learning: The critical need for change.
Donna H. Foss*, University of Central Arkansas
(889001158)

10:20 a.m.
Integrated mathematics and science computer instruction for teachers.
Joan Ealey Sawyer*, Clark Atlanta University
Bonita Alick, Clark Atlanta University
(889001169)

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS \TeX \enspace Presentation

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Subcommittee on Calculus Reform and the First Two Years (CRAFTY) and the Calculus Reform Study Group Poster Session
Calculus projects maturinga chance to see what is emerging

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Issues in implementing the MAA/AMATYC guidelines
Panelists:
John D. Fulton, University of Missouri, Rolla
Philip A. DeMarois, William Rainey Harper College
Organizers:
James R. C., University of Nebraska
Marilyn E. Mays, North Lake College

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Standards for curriculum and pedagogy reform in twoyear college and lower division mathematics below the level of caluclus.
Organizers:
Marilyn Mays, North Lake College

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Writing in mathematics courses: a maturing discipline
Organizers:
Thomas W. Rishel, Cornell University
Panelists:
Thomas H. Barr, Rhodes College
John E. Meier, Lafayette College
Richard G. Montgomery, Southern Oregon State College

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Education

8:30 a.m.
Postmodern mathematical experiences for students.
Susan L. Addington*, California State University, San Bernardino
(88901115)

8:45 a.m.
The knower: The missing link in education.
Catherine A. Gorini*, Maharishi International University
(8899876)

9:00 a.m.
An advanced mathematics course using Mathematica and TEX.
S. W. Graham*, Michigan Technological University
(88998112)

9:15 a.m.
Teaching the Smarandache function to the American competition students.
T. Yau*, Number Theory Association, Tucson, Arizona
(88998107)

9:30 a.m.
Teaching and learning about limits with a graphics calculator.
Morteza ShafiiMousavi*, Indiana University, South Bend
(88998362)

9:45 a.m.
What is interesting and challenging about computing total volume of the spheres?
Robert Kreczner*, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
(88998544)

10:00 a.m.
Small groups for general student audiences 2.
Richard J. Maher*, Loyola University of Chicago
(88998456)

10:15 a.m.
Motivational techniques for teaching college mathematics.
S. Rummel*, Black Hills State University
D. Rummel, Black Hills State University
(88998662)

10:30 a.m.
My summer experience.
Kazem Mahdavi*, State University of New York, College at Purchase
(88998664)

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:40 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Undergraduate Research in Mathematics, I

8:40 a.m.
Graphs representable modulo n: Cases involving nearly complete graphs.
Darren A. Narayan*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(88905373)

9:00 a.m.
Wavelets, dilation equations, and fixedpoint iterations.
Ronald Winn*, Stephen F. Austin State University
(88942176)

9:20 a.m.
Lower bounds on the spread of Hermitian matrices.
Matthew B. Rudd*, Wake Forest University
(88915256)

9:40 a.m.
Pathsequential labellings of cycles.
Jeffrey M. VanDerkam*, Durham, North Carolina
(88905507)

10:00 a.m.
Finite groups can be arbitrarily Hamiltonian.
Stephen Ahearn, Grinnell College
Mark Huber*, Harvey Mudd College
(88920270)

10:20 a.m.
Wavelets and sparse matrices.
Marla Eason*, Hendrix College
(88942177)

10:40 a.m.
Threshold functions for Sidon sequences.
Rebecca L. Rapoport, Harvard University
Nicholas W. Locantore, Jr.*, Trenton State College
(88960202)

Friday January 14, 1994, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address

Friday January 14, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Analysis, I

9:00 a.m.
Response behavior of dynamical systems with stochastic excitation.
Fritz Colonius, University of Augsburg, Germany
Wolfgang Kliemann*, Iowa State College, Ames
(88960729)

9:30 a.m.
Existence and identification of optimal Markov controls.
Thomas G. Kurtz, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Richard H. Stockbridge*, University of Kentucky
(88960416)

10:00 a.m.
Mass transport by Stochastic flows.
Erhan Cinlar*, Princeton University
Craig L. Zirbel, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(88960499)

10:30 a.m.
Numerical solutions to reflected diffusion processes.
Yingjie Liu*, University of Pennsylvania
(88960484)

Friday January 14, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topology of High Dimensional Manifolds, I

9:00 a.m.
Dimensionraising actions of compact groups.
A. N. Dranishnikov, Cornell University
J. E. West*, Cornell University
(88955232)

9:30 a.m.
Extension theory.
Jerzy Dydak*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(88957208)

10:00 a.m.
A variant of Sternfeld's counterexample to a conjecture of Chogoshvili.
Fredric D. Ancel, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Tadeusz Dobrowolski*, University of Oklahoma
(88957773)

10:30 a.m.
Celllike images of topological manifolds.
A. N. Dranishnikov*, Cornell University
S. Ferry, State University of New York, Binghamton
(88957231)

Friday January 14, 1994, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Aspects of humanistic mathematics
Moderators:
Alvin M. White, Harvey Mudd College
Panelists:
Jack V. Wales, The Thacher School in California
Joan Countryman, Lincoln School in Providence
Tom Tymoczko, Smith College

Friday January 14, 1994, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAAAMATYC Hearing on Precalculus Reform
Project on standards for twoyear college and lower division mathematics below the level of calculus
Organizers:
Marilyn E. Mays, North Lake College
Panelists:
Linda H. Boyd, DeKalb College
Dale E. Ewen, Parkland College
Harvey B. Keynes, University of Minnesota
James R. C., Mathematical Association of America
Karen Sharp, Mott Community College

Friday January 14, 1994, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Reform in engineering curricula.
Organizers:
Wade Ellis, West Valley College
Jane Day, ?

Friday January 14, 1994, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
GRE mathematics resoning examination.
Organizers:
Alan Tucker, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Friday January 14, 1994, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Wavelets, filters, and unitary matrices.
Gilbert Strang*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(88900907)

Friday January 14, 1994, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address

Friday January 14, 1994, 12:10 p.m.12:50 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III
Harmonic analysis and nonlinear evolution equations.
Jean Bourgain*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, III

1:00 p.m.
Calculus of variations in the late 19th century: The introduction of fields of extremals.
Craig G. Fraser*, University of Toronto
(88901435)

1:30 p.m.
E.T. Bell and the history of mathematics.
Constance Reid*, San Francisco, California
(88901160)

2:15 p.m.
Complex dynamics from Schroder to Fatou and Julia.
Daniel S. Alexander*, Drake University
(88901157)

2:45 p.m.
Abel's theorems on the convergence of power series.
Harold M. Edwards*, New York UniversityCourant Institute
(88901166)

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Undergraduate Research in Mathematics, II

1:00 p.m.
Sums of lattice homomorphisms and multiplicative transformations on C([a,b]).
Damen V. Peterson, Alma College
Julie A. Sety*, Eastern Washington University
(88947488)

1:20 p.m.
Critical points of knots in 4 dimensions.
Jeff L. Boersema, University of Oregon
Erica J. Taylor*, University of Texas, Austin
(88957318)

1:40 p.m.
Wavelets: an application to differential equations.
Rhett Guthrie*, Tarleton State University
(88942175)

2:00 p.m.
Do perfect square roots of finite groups exist?
Daniel Grossman, Harvard University
Kashi Abhyankar*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(88920272)

2:20 p.m.
Graphs that are randomly traceable from a vertex.
Daniel Isaksen*, Calabasas, California
(88905417)

2:40 p.m.
Reasonable allocations for cooperative games.
Luz E. Pinzon*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(88990152)

3:00 p.m.
Effective convex dependence in recursively enumerable vector spaces.
Thomas A. Nevins*, University of Chicago
(88903428)

3:20 p.m.
Error analysis of the boundary element method.
Vrej Zarikian*, Orlando, Florida
(88965171)

3:40 p.m.
A new look at the asymptotic lower bound for the classical diagonal Ramsey numbers.
Rachel A. Sunley*, Amherst College
Daphne E. Skipper, University of the South
(88960201)

4:00 p.m.
Exact nstep domination.
Patricia L. Hersh*, Cambridge, Massachusetts
(88905657)

4:20 p.m.
Norms of Hadamard multipliers.
Elizabeth A. Sexauer*, University of Richmond
Heather J. Woolf, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(88915117)

4:40 p.m.
Dedekind and Estermann sums.
Clayton Scott, Oklahoma School of Science & Mathematics
J. Brian Conrey, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Eric Fransen*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Robert M. Klein, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(88911420)

5:00 p.m.
Slow hydromagnetic waves in the earth's outer core.
Edward Zaldivar*, University of HoustonDowntown
Steven D. London, University of HoustonDowntown
(88976758)

5:20 p.m.
The orbits of curvilinear data under motions of the projective plane.
Susan Jane Colley, Oberlin College
Gary Kennedy, Ohio State University, Mansfield
Ian B. Robertson, University of Chicago
Susan J. Sierra*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88914220)

5:40 p.m.
A note on the traveling salesman problem.
Laura Ray Horsley*, Brigham Young University
(88990257)

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Meetings of Mathematicians, I

1:00 p.m.
1894 and beyond. Early meetings.
Everett Pitcher*, Lehigh University
(88901478)

1:30 p.m.
Contributions of the 1893 Columbian exposition to mathematics.
G. Baley Price*, Lawrence, Kansas
(88901306)

2:00 p.m.
Come to the fair: The Chicago Mathematical Congress of 1893.
Karen Parshall*, University of Virginia
David E. Rowe, Universitat Mainz, Germany
(88901302)

2:30 p.m.
A century of progress in mathematics.
Rogers J. Newman*, Southern University, New Orleans
(88901614)

3:30 p.m.
Some mathematicians I have met.
Dirk J. Struik*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(88901610)

4:00 p.m.
Travel and study in Europe in the midthirties.
Wilfred Kaplan*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88901611)

4:30 p.m.
Mathematicians I have known.
Paul K. Rees*, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
(88901305)

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on C*algebras and von Neumann Algebras, II

1:00 p.m.
Projectivity, transitivity and AFtelescopes.
Terry A. Loring, University of New Mexico
Gert K. Pedersen*, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
(88946235)

2:00 p.m.
UHF algebras do not have property (FS').
N. Christopher Phillips*, University of Oregon
(8894694)

2:30 p.m.
On the existence of quasidiagonal extensions of C*_r(F_2).
Alexander Kaplan*, Wright State University, Dayton
(88946183)

3:00 p.m.
Ktheory for partial crossed products by discrete groups.
Kevin McClanahan*, University of Mississippi
(8894741)

3:30 p.m.
One dimensional almost periodic tilings and C*algebras.
James A. Mingo*, Queen's University
(88946533)

4:00 p.m.
Rapid decay spaces and cyclic cohomology.
Ronghui Ji*, Indiana UnivPurdue University at Indianapolis
Guoliang Yu, University of Colorado, Boulder
(88946412)

4:30 p.m.
Harmonic analysis of fractal measures.
Palle E.T Jorgensen*, University of Iowa
(8894295)

5:00 p.m.
Does God throw dice?
Xiaolu Wang*, University of Maryland, College Park
(88946455)

5:30 p.m.
Nonstable Ktheory of extremely rich C*algebras.
Lawrence G. Brown*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(8894658)

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quasiconformal Mappings in Analysis, II

1:00 p.m.
Higher integrability property of the volume forms.
Tadeusz Iwaniec*, Syracuse University
(88930757)

1:30 p.m.
The boundary absolute continuity of a quasiconformal mapping.
Juha Heinonen*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88930794)

2:00 p.m.
A infinitycondition for the Jacobian of a quasiconformal mapping.
Juha Heinonen, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Pekka Koskela*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(8893027)

2:30 p.m.
Uniformly perfect sets, Green's function, and fundamental domains.
Maria Jos\'e Gonzalez*, University of Washington
(88930308)

3:00 p.m.
Quasiconformal mappings and rectifiability.
Paul MacManus*, University of Texas, Austin
(88930756)

3:30 p.m.
Limit sets of Fuchsian groups.
Lesley Ward*, Yale University
(88930463)

4:00 p.m.
Harmonic and maximal measure on attractive components of rational function.
Z. Balogh, Michigan State University
A. Volberg*, Michigan State University
(88930651)

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Modern Methods in Continuum Theory, II

1:00 p.m.
Essential plan of simple closed curves.
Marcy Barge*, Montana State University
Richard Swanson, Montana State University
(88954153)

1:30 p.m.
The hyperspace of Peano continua in Euclidean spaces.
R. Cauty, Paris, France
T. Dobrowolski, University of Oklahoma
H. Gladdines*, Vrije University, Amsterdam
J. van Mill, Vrije University, Amsterdam
(88954728)

2:00 p.m.
Indecomposable continua and critical points on the boundaries of Siegel disks.
James T. Rogers, Jr.*, Tulane University
(8895772)

2:30 p.m.
Arithmetical tools in the theory of the pseudoarc and related continua.
Jerzy Mioduszewski*, Katowice, Poland
(88954212)

3:00 p.m.
The topology of attractors.
Judy Kennedy*, University of Delaware
(8895473)

3:30 p.m.
Accessibility of points in chainable continua.
John C. Mayer*, University of Alabama, Birmingham
(88954289)

4:00 p.m.
Words and spanzero continua.
Wojciech Debski*, University of Saskatchewan
(88954377)

4:30 p.m.
Nobeling space and Menger curve pseudointerior.
A. Chigogidze, University of Saskatchewan
K. Kawamura, University of Saskatchewan
E. D. Tymchatyn*, University of Saskatchewan
(88954310)

5:00 p.m.
Inverse limit spaces and the fixed point property.
M. M. Marsh*, California State University, Sacramento
(88954296)

5:30 p.m.
Problems about Peano continua.
Sam B. Nadler, Jr.*, West Virginia University
(88954326)

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Analysis, II

1:00 p.m.
Averaging stochastically perturbed Hamiltonian systems.
Federico Marchetti, University of Torino, Italy
Thomas G. Kurtz*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(88960198)

1:30 p.m.
A unified approach to stochastic stability.
Mark Pinsky*, Northwestern University
(8896054)

2:00 p.m.
Martingale representation and Martingale inequalities in noncommutative stochastic analysis.
Eric Carlen*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Paul Kree, University of Paris VI, France
(88960383)

2:30 p.m.
An extension of It^o's formula.
Philip Protter*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(88960384)

3:00 p.m.
Optimal drift on [0,1].
Susan Lee*, Cornell University
(88960385)

3:30 p.m.
Anticipating Stochastic differential equations.
Arturo KohatsuHiga*, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
(8896007)

4:00 p.m.
Degenerate stochastic differential equations and hypoelliptic operators.
Denis R. Bell*, University of North Florida
SalahE A. Mohammed, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(88960372)

4:30 p.m.
Martingale inequalities and applications to singular integrals.
Rodrigo Ba\~nuelos*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Gang Wang, DePaul University
(88960314)

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Scientific Computing, II

1:00 p.m.
Computational mathematical aspects of a copolymerization problem.
George D. Byrne*, Southern Methodist University
(88965751)

1:30 p.m.
Greedy Lagrangians for neural networks.
Willard L. Miranker*, Yale University
Eric Mjolsness, Yale University
(8894963)

2:00 p.m.
An algorithm for the generalized symmetric tridiagonal eigenproblem.
Kuiyuan Li*, University of West Florida
TienYien Li, Michigan State University
Zhonggang Zeng, Northern Illinois University
(88965108)

2:30 p.m.
An inequality sorting algorithm for a class of linear programming problems.
S. Sivasundaram*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
(88915718)

3:00 p.m.
Numerical solution to boundary value problems.
G. S. Ladde, University of Texas, Arlington
N. Medhin, Clark Atlanta University
M. Sambandham*, Clark Atlanta University
(88965323)

3:30 p.m.
Invariance properties of certain norms.
Rohan Hemasinha*, University of West Florida
(88915529)

4:00 p.m.
Paradigm of recurrent refractory neural networks
S. K. Aityen*, Texas A & M University, College Station
(88965797)

4:30 p.m.
Fractal stochastic neural systems.
M. K. Habib*, George Mason University
(88965798)

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Applications, II

1:00 p.m.
Unique determination of cracks in 3dimensional bodies.
Giovanni Alessandrini, University of Trieste, Italy
Emanuele DiBenedetto*, Northwestern University
(88935745)

1:30 p.m.
Mathematical problems in the solidification of alloys.
G. Caginalp*, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
(88935677)

2:00 p.m.
Interaction of diffusive and nondiffusive phases.
Ivar Stakgold*, University of Delaware
(88935297)

2:30 p.m.
Semiconductor equations and related problems.
Walter Allegretto*, University of Alberta
Hong Xie, University of Alberta
Shixin Yang, Xiamen University, People's Republic of China
(88935369)

3:00 p.m.
Break

3:30 p.m.
Finite extinction time for the solution of the porous medium equation with mixed boundary conditions.
Mark E. Oxley*, Air Force Institute of Technology
Alan V. Lair, Air Force Institute of Technology
(88935555)

4:00 p.m.
Applications of monotonicity in inverse problems.
Paul DuChateau*, Colorado State University
(88935665)

4:30 p.m.
Numerical solutions for Volterra parabolic equations.
J. R. Cannon, University of Central Florida
Yanping Lin*, University of Alberta
(88935753)

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topology of High Dimensional Manifolds, II

1:00 p.m.
Resolutions of homology manifolds with the DDP.
John L. Bryant*, Florida State University
Washington Mio, Florida State University
(88957206)

1:30 p.m.
The dimension of the discontinuity set of a manifold decomposition.
Frank Shaw*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(88957500)

2:00 p.m.
Equivariant approximate fibrations.
Stratos Prassidis*, Vanderbilt University
(88957282)

2:30 p.m.
Large Riemannian manifolds and degenerations of compact manifolds.
A. S. Dranishnikov, Cornell University
S. Ferry, State University of New York, Binghamton
S. Weinberger*, University of Chicago
(88957793)

3:00 p.m.
A handle decomposition of an exotic R^4.
\v Zarko Bizaca*, University of Texas, Austin
(88957127)

3:30 p.m.
Blowup equivalence of smooth manifolds.
Grigory Mikhalkin*, Institute for Advanced Study
(88957398)

4:00 p.m.
Local homotopy properties of topological embeddings in codimension two.
Gerard A. Venema*, Calvin College
(88957283)

4:30 p.m.
Group actions on contractible manifolds.
David G. Wright*, Brigham Young University
(88957262)

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#14: Part A
Interactive computer graphics laboratories for introductory differential geometry
Panelists:
Thomas F. Banchoff, Brown University

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part A
Designing questionbased mathematics courses
Panelists:
Lawrence E. Copes, Augsburg College
Su Doree, Augsburg College

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Ordinary Differential Equations

1:00 p.m.
Eigenspaces of automorphisms of quadratic differential equations.
Nora C. Hopkins*, Indiana State University
Michael K. Kinyon, Indiana University, South Bend
(88934738)

1:15 p.m.
On nonlinear thirdorder differential equations with antiperiodic boundary conditions.
Yong K. Huang*, Ohio State University, Marion
(88934243)

1:30 p.m.
A connection problem for a certain ordinary differential equation of order three.
T. K. Puttaswamy, Ball State University
T. V. Sastry*, Bradley University
(88934375)

1:45 p.m.
Fourth order nonlinear systems arising in combined free and forced convection flow of a second order fluid.
K. Vajaravelu*, University of Central Florida
E. Soewono, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia
(88934537)

2:00 p.m.
Generalized quasilinearization for second order boundary value problems.
A. S. Vatsala*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(88934361)

2:15 p.m.
Asymptotic diagonalization of a linear ordinary differential system.
PoFang Hsieh, Western Michigan University
Feipeng Xie*, Western Michigan University
(88934265)

2:30 p.m.
Globally analytic simplification and the Levison theorem.
Harry Gingold, West Virginia University
PoFang Hsieh*, Western Michigan University
Yasutaka Sibuya, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(88934266)

2:45 p.m.
Global study of the solutions of a certain differential equation.
T. K. Puttaswamy*, Ball State University
(88934374)

3:00 p.m.
Existence and uniqueness for right focal boundary value problems with generalized Lipschitz equations.
Jeffrey Ehme*, Spelman College
(88934459)

3:15 p.m.
Existence and uniqueness results for nonlinear boundary value problems.
D. D. Hai*, Mississippi State University
(88934359)

3:30 p.m.
Exponentially small terms of solutions to nonlinear ordinary differential equations.
A. Tovbis*, West Virginia University
(88934141)

3:45 p.m.
Existence of slow oscillations in functional equations.
Bhagat Singh*, University of Wisconsin, Manitowoc County Center
R. S. Dahiya, Iowa State University
(88934228)

4:00 p.m.
On Ladas open problem.
Daoyi Xu*, Sichuan Normal University, People's Republic of China
(88934355)

4:15 p.m.
Uniform boundedness with the condition, V'(t,X_t) < g(t)W_4(m(X_t))  W_5(D(t,X_t)) + M.
Tingxiu Wang*, Oakton Community College
(8893414)

4:30 p.m.
Singularly perturbed integro differential equations.
Gangaram S. Ladde, University of Texas at Arlington
Sivapragasam Sathananthan*, Tennessee State University
(88934575)

4:45 p.m.
Optimal control for differential equations with partial initial conditions.
Zephyrinus C. Okonkwo*, University of Texas, Arlington
(88949352)

5:00 p.m.
AFM tip shape reconstruction.
Richard K. Miller*, Iowa State University
(88934273)

5:15 p.m.
Integral manifolds of nonlinear differential systems.
Zhivko S. Athanassov*, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria
(88934566)

5:30 p.m.
Multibump heteroclinic orbits for a Hamiltonian system.
Kevin H. Strobel*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(88934674)

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Operator Theory

1:00 p.m.
Spectral properties of multipliers on Banach algebras.
Vivien Miller*, Mississippi State University
(88947229)

1:15 p.m.
Perturbed spectral inclusions for operators on Banach spaces.
Michael M. Neumann*, Mississippi State University
(88947400)

1:30 p.m.
de Branges spaces of analytic functions.
Sanjeev Aggrawal, University of Delhi, India
Dinesh Singh*, University of Delhi, India
(88947725)

1:45 p.m.
Logarithms and imaginary powers of operators.
Khristo Boyadzhiev*, Ohio Northern University
(8894739)

2:00 p.m.
Diagonal operators: Dilation, sum and product.
CheKao Fong, Carleton University
Pei Yuan Wu*, Dalhousie University
(88947258)

2:15 p.m.
Conditions equivalent to the Connes spectrum being full.
James Osterburg, University of Cincinnati
Xue Yao*, University of Cincinnati
(88947481)

2:30 p.m.
Index theory and Toeplitz algebras in cones in Z^m with well behaved representation.
Lida Shadabi*, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
(88947523)

2:45 p.m.
Generic behavior of families of selfadjoint operators.
Lyn Geisler*, University of Virginia
(88947449)

3:00 p.m.
A model for families of doubly commuting centered operators.
Ximena Catepillan*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
Waclaw Szymanski, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
(88947569)

3:15 p.m.
Composition operators on hyperbolic Hardy spaces.
Valentin V. Andreev*, Lamar University
(88947784)

3:30 p.m.
On the lattice of ideals of triangular AF algebras.
Allan P. Donsig, University of Lancaster, England
Timothy D. Hudson*, University of Waterloo
(88947698)

3:45 p.m.
The continuity of the constant of hyperreflexivity.
Ileana Ionascu*, University of New Hampshire
(88947609)

4:00 p.m.
Resonance widths.
Joseph S. McDonnell*, University of Virginia
(88947448)

4:15 p.m.
Finding operator roots of hereditary polynomials.
Mark Stankus*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(88947619)

4:30 p.m.
The basisity of eigenfunctions for some mechanical systems and operator polynomials.
Boris Belinskiy*, University of North Florida
(88947335)

4:45 p.m.
Compressions of absolutely continuous contractions.
George R. Exner*, Bucknell University
Il Bong Jung, Kyungpook National University, Korea
(88947451)

5:00 p.m.
Proximity maps, best approximations,and fixed points.
TzuChu Lin*, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
(88947360)

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics

1:00 p.m.
On colorings of the positive integers.
Daniel Schaal*, University of Idaho
(88905693)

1:15 p.m.
On kpaving matroids, codes and designs.
Sanjay Rajpal*, Dartmouth College
(88905764)

1:30 p.m.
Image partition regularity of matrices.
Neil Hindman*, Howard University
Imre Leader, University of Cambridge, England
(88905264)

1:45 p.m.
Partitions and (m and n) sums of products.
Gregory Smith*, Howard University
(88905247)

2:00 p.m.
The crossing number of C_4 x C_4.
Alice M. Dean*, Skidmore College
R. Bruce Richter, Carleton University
(88905426)

2:15 p.m.
Peaks in cyclic permutations.
Richard H. Warren*, Advanced Concepts Center, Pennsylvania
(88905357)

2:30 p.m.
The "Probleme des Menages" for two tables.
Gregory F. Bachelis*, Wayne State University
(88905458)

2:45 p.m.
On a result of Lemke and Kleitman.
Tristan Denley*, University of Umea,
(88905562)

3:00 p.m.
An extension of the binomial theorem based on noninvariant mappings.
Dennis P. Walsh*, Middle Tennessee State University
Charles L. Anderson, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(88905567)

3:15 p.m.
An algorithm generating the generalized Bernoulli polynomials.
Donald R. Snow*, Brigham Young University
(88905789)

3:30 p.m.
On the higher chain rule, generating functions, and combinatorial identities.
David C. Vella*, Skidmore College
(88905365)

3:45 p.m.
Discriminantal arrangements and formality.
Keith A. Brandt*, University of Kansas
(88905421)

4:00 p.m.
Homology of the Lie algebra corresponding to a poset.
Iztok Hozo*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88905513)

4:15 p.m.
Proof of a result by Jarden by generalizing a proof by Carlitz.
Curtis Cooper*, Central Missouri State University
Robert E. Kennedy, Central Missouri State University
(88911505)

4:30 p.m.
On the density of certian sets involving the digital sum function.
Robert E. Kennedy*, Central Missouri State University
Curtis Cooper, Central Missouri State University
(88911506)

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.5:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, II

1:00 p.m.
Does group testing enhance student learning?
Laura A. Bloom*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
Carolyn R. Thomas, San Diego City College
(889001127)

1:20 p.m.
The effect of a computer algebra system on students' problemsolving achievement in undergraduate remedial mathematics.
Cynthia R. Trout*, St. Edward's University
(889001148)

1:40 p.m.
An alternative approach to calculus.
Robert B. Davis*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(889001133)

2:00 p.m.
Evaluating the effects of changing a mathematics core curriculum.
Richard D. West*, United States Military Academy
(889001151)

2:20 p.m.
Problem centered learning: An alternative for college mathematics courses?
Sandra Davis Trowell*, Florida State University
Grayson H. Wheatley, Florida State University
(889001149)

2:40 p.m.
On developing function sense using cooperative learning activities.
Anne E. Brown*, Indiana University at South Bend
(889001130)

3:00 p.m.
Title to be announced.
Leslie Aspinwall*, Florida State University
Kenneth Shaw, Florida State University
(889001126)

3:20 p.m.
The struggles and successes in integrating an inquirybased, technological approach to learning college precalculus algebra.
Kenneth L. Shaw*, Florida State University
Les Aspinwall, Gulf Coast Community College, Florida
Janice McFatter, Gulf Coast Community College, Florida
Minnie Shuler, Gulf Coast Community College, Florida
(889001145)

3:40 p.m.
Attitudinal changes of calculus students using computer enhanced cooperative learning.
G. Joseph Wimbish*, Huntingdon College
Keith Schwingendorf, Purdue University, North Central
(889001152)

4:00 p.m.
Differences between group and individual processes of construction of the concept of inverse function.
Draga D. Vidakovic*, Duke University
(889001150)

4:20 p.m.
Visual and analytic approaches to symmetry groups and permutation groups.
Ed Dubinsky*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(889001135)

4:40 p.m.
A comparison of discovery style, graphing calculator based, and traditional instructions in calculus.
George Emese*, Rowan College of New Jersey
(889001137)

5:00 p.m.
Is it enough to reform calculus? What happened to students after project CALC.
Jack Bookman*, Duke University
(889001128)

5:20 p.m.
Learning about asymptotes using computerized environment.
Michal Yerushalmy*, University of Haifa, Israel
(889001153)

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Restructuring Teaching and Learning in Linear Algebra, III

1:00 p.m.
Should determinants be eliminated from the linear algebra curriculum. A debate moderated by David C. Lay.
Sheldon Axler, Michigan State University
Charles R. Johnson*, College of William & Mary
(889001188)

1:40 p.m.
Gems of exposition in linear algebra: Your idea can still be part of the collection.
A. Duane Porter*, University of Wyoming
(889001199)

2:05 p.m.
Teaching linear algebra without the fog.
David C. Lay*, University of Maryland, College Park
(889001193)

2:35 p.m.
The linear algebra curriculum study group recommendations: Moving beyond concept definition.
Guershon Harel*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(889001185)

2:55 p.m.
Break

3:15 p.m.
An interactive text for linear algebra.
Gareth Williams*, Stetson University
(889001206)

3:30 p.m.
Magic squares and the linear algebra fog.
Marie H. Postner*, Saint Thomas Aquinas College
(889001200)

3:45 p.m.
Coordinating linear algebra and calculus reform.
Alan P. Knoerr*, Occidental College
(889001191)

4:00 p.m.
The impact of technology on learning linear algebra: A computeraided laboratory approach.
John R. Wicks*, North Park College
(889001205)

4:15 p.m.
A Mathematicabased linear algebra laboratory.
Dean Alvis*, Indiana University, South Bend
(889001175)

4:30 p.m.
Opportunities through picturing elimination.
David R. Hill*, Temple University
(889001187)

4:45 p.m.
Exploring polynomials and commuting matrices with DERIVE.
Jerry A. Johnson*, University of Nevada, Reno
(889001189)

5:00 p.m.
Hill codes, an application of modular matrix arithmetic.
B. Evans*, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(889001183)

5:15 p.m.
Deriving linear algebra through laboratories and projects.
Steven M. Amgott*, Widener University
(889001176)

5:30 p.m.
Oh, sweet pea: A computer lab to investigate a problem in genetics.
M. Elizabeth Mayfield*, Hood College
(889001196)

5:45 p.m.
Using MATLAB to discover linear system sensitivities.
Steve Prothero*, Willamette University
(889001201)

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
AMS Library Committee and AMS Electronic Products and Services Committee Panel Discussion
Impact of electronic publications on the mathematics and library communities

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Poster Session
Laboratory approaches in undergraduate mathematics
Organizers:
Arnold M. Ostebee, St. Olaf College

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
CTUM/CUPM agenda.
Organizers:
James Leitzel, University of Nebraska

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
The future of the information highway.
Organizers:
Arnie Ostebee, St. Olaf College
Donald Albers, MAA

Friday January 14, 1994, 1:45 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic Geometry

1:45 p.m.
Automorphisms of affine 3space induced by locally nilpotent derivations.
Gene Freudenburg*, Ball State University
(8891424)

2:00 p.m.
Severi's theorem for the higher secant varieties of surfaces.
Michael L. Johnson*, Brandeis University
(88914402)

2:15 p.m.
The GaussianWahl map for trigonal curves.
James N. Brawner*, Saint John's University
(88914142)

2:30 p.m.
Compactification of the moduli space of higher spin curves.
Tyler J. Jarvis*, Princeton University
(88914436)

2:45 p.m.
An extension of Tamm's theorem on regular points.
Lou van den Dries, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Chris Miller*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(88914666)

3:00 p.m.
Symmetrized differentials on Hilbert schemes of points.
Mark E. Huibregtse*, Skidmore College
(88914642)

3:15 p.m.
Nontrivial divisors on Hurwitz surfaces.
Khomo T. S. Mohapeloa*, Pennsylvania State University, McKeesport
(88914766)

3:30 p.m.
The connectedness of the Quot scheme.
Keith Pardue*, Brandeis University
(88914692)

3:45 p.m.
Integer antiprisms and integer octahedra.
Blake E. Peterson*, Oregon State University
James H. Jordan, Washington State University
(88951623)

Friday January 14, 1994, 2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Association for Symbolic Logic Invited Address

Friday January 14, 1994, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Retiring Presidential Address

Friday January 14, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
Rocky Mountain Mathematics Consortium Board of Directors Meeting

Friday January 14, 1994, 2:40 p.m.3:10 p.m.
Association for Symbolic Logic Invited Address

Friday January 14, 1994, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#16: Part A
Calculus: an active approach with projects
Panelists:
Stephen R. Hilbert, Ithaca College
John C. Maceli, Ithaca College
Diane D. Schwartz, Ithaca College
Stanley E. Seltzer, Ithaca College
Eric E. Robinson, Ithaca College

Friday January 14, 1994, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#17: Part A
Teaching applied math via Maple
Panelists:
Robert J. Lopez, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Friday January 14, 1994, 3:15 p.m.5:00 p.m.
NAM Contributed Paper Session
Presentations by recent doctoral recipients
Moderators:
John W. Alexander, Jr., University of the District of Columbia

Friday January 14, 1994, 3:20 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Teaching Awards Presentations

3:20 p.m.
What is teaching?
Paul R. Halmos*, Santa Clara University

3:55 p.m.
Open secrets.
Justin J. Price*, Purdue University, West Lafayette

4:30 p.m.
The partnership in the learning process.
Alan C. Tucker*, State University of New York, Stony Brook

Friday January 14, 1994, 5:00 p.m.6:15 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Committee on Employment Opportunities and Young Mathematicians Network Panel Discussion
What can be done about employment of mathematicians in the 90s and beyond?
Moderators:
Stanley J. Benkoski, Wagner Associates
Panelists:
Curtis D. Bennett, Bowling Green State University
Steven G. Krantz, Washington University
Donald J. Lewis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Richard J. Shaker, National Security Agency

Friday January 14, 1994, 5:15 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Mathematical Sciences Education Board Focus Group
Draft NCTM assessment standards
Organizers:
Susan Forman, Bronx Community College

Friday January 14, 1994, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
NSF calculus institute using CAS
Panelists:
Darrell H. Abney, Maysville Community College
Larry Gilligan, University of Cincinnati

Friday January 14, 1994, 6:30 p.m.7:20 p.m.
MAA Poetry Readings
Organizers:
JoAnne S. Growney, Bloomsburg University
Alvin M. White, Harvey Mudd College

Friday January 14, 1994, 7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
MAA Calculus Reform Study Group Open Meeting
Organizers:
Marcelle Bessman, Frostburg State University

Friday January 14, 1994, 7:15 p.m.8:00 p.m.
NAM CoxTalbot Address
Challenges and opportunities for minorities in science and mathematics.
Etta Z. Falconer*, Spelman College

Friday January 14, 1994, 7:30 p.m.8:20 p.m.
MAA Committee on Student Chapters Lecture

7:30 p.m.
Magic tricks, card shuffling, and dynamic computer memories.
S. Brent Morris*, National Security Agency
(88900915)

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:15 p.m.10:00 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Presentation
Microinequities skitsthe second generation

Friday January 14, 1994, 8:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMSMAA Dramatic Presentation
Gauss, Eisenstein, and the ``third" proof of the quadratic reciprocity theorem: Ein kleines Schauspiel
Saturday January 15, 1994

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, IV

8:00 a.m.
Leonard Eugene Dickson and his defining role in the theory of algebras.
Della Jean Dumbaugh*, University of Virginia
(88901434)

8:30 a.m.
George William Hill and the mathematics of the Twentieth century.
Peter C. Kammeyer*, U S Naval Observatory, Washington, D.C.
(88901501)

9:00 a.m.
The mathematical versatility of Hertha Ayrton.
James J. Tattersall*, Providence College
Shawnee L. McMurran, Providence College
(8890156)

9:30 a.m.
Discussion

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on C*algebras and von Neumann Algebras, III

8:00 a.m.
Hilbert bimodules and C*algebras.
Michael V. Pimsner*, University of Pennsylvania
(88946632)

8:30 a.m.
Continuous semigroups of endormorphism of B(H).
Robert T. Powers*, University of Pennsylvania
(8894651)

9:00 a.m.
Characters of the OkadaFibonacci algebra.
F. M. Goodman*, University of Iowa
S. V. Kerov, Steklov Mathematical Institute, Russia
(88946552)

9:30 a.m.
On discrete Kac algebras associated to subfactors.
Shigeru Yamagami*, Tohoku University, Japan
(8894649)

10:00 a.m.
Symplectic leaves and deformation quantization.
Albert J.L. Sheu*, University of Kansas
(88946124)

10:30 a.m.
Actions of compact quantum groups on operator algebras.
Florin Boca*, University of Toronto
(8894640)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quasiconformal Mappings in Analysis, III

8:00 a.m.
Quasiconformally symmetric sets in the plane.
Kari Hag, Norwegian Institute of Technology
Raimo N\H akki, University of Jyv\H askyl\H a, Norway
Bruce Palka*, University of Texas, Austin
(8893074)

8:30 a.m.
Strongly uniform domains and periodic quasiconformal maps.
Juha Heinonen, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Shanshuang Yang*, University of California, Los Angeles
(88930200)

9:00 a.m.
Slit domains and quasiconformal maps.
Manouchehr Ghamsari*, University of Cincinnati
(88930346)

9:30 a.m.
Univalence criteria for analytic functions.
Leila Miller*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88930578)

10:00 a.m.
Global integrability of the derivative.
Craig A. Nolder*, Florida State University
(8893026)

10:30 a.m.
An extension of a theorem of Gehring and Pommerenke.
Brad Osgood*, Stanford University
(88930585)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Modern Methods in Continuum Theory, III

8:00 a.m.
Rotation sets and the prime end rotation number.
Kathleen Alligood*, George Mason University
(88954408)

8:30 a.m.
Chaotic continua of (continuumwise) expansive homeomorphisms and several chaoses.
Hisao Kato*, Hiroshima University, Japan
(88954213)

9:00 a.m.
Open embeddings of Cartesian products.
K. M. Kuperberg, Auburn University, Auburn
W. Kuperberg, Auburn University
W. R.R Transue*, Auburn University, Auburn
(88954735)

9:30 a.m.
Plane continua homogenous with respect to light open mappings.
Janusz R. Prajs*, Pedagogical University, Poland
(88954211)

10:00 a.m.
Periodic points, inverse space limits, and arcs.
Louis Block, University of Florida
Shannon Schumann*, Eastern Oregon State College, LaGrande
(88954162)

10:30 a.m.
The homeomorphism group of the hairy arc is onedimensional.
Jan M. Aarts*, Delft University of Technology
Lex G. Oversteegen, University of Alabama, Birmingham
(88954186)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Applications, III

8:00 a.m.
A Fujita type blow up theorem for a system of degenerate diffusion equations.
Howard A. Levine*, Iowa State College, Ames
(88935103)

8:30 a.m.
Asymptotics of blowup for weakly quasilinear parabolic problems.
Jerrold Bebernes, University of Colorado, Boulder
Stephen Bricher*, Linfield College
Victor Galaktionov, Russian Academy of Science, Russia
(88935486)

9:00 a.m.
The blowup behavior of the heat equation with Neumann boundary conditions.
Keng Deng*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(88935441)

9:30 a.m.
Asymptotic forms for nonlinear Volterra equations.
Catherine A. Roberts*, University of Rhode Island
W. E. Olmstead, Northwestern University
(8894523)

10:00 a.m.
Vortex annihilation in nonlinear heat flow for GinzburgLandau systems.
Patricia Bauman, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Daniel Phillips*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
ChaoNien Chen, Indiana University, Bloomington
Peter Sternberg, Indiana University, Bloomington
(88935187)

10:30 a.m.
Compactness method in degenerate parabolic systems.
Lihe Wang*, University of Iowa
(88935659)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part B
Introduction to research in the teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics: examples in calculus
Panelists:
Joan FerriniMundy, University of New Hampshire
Kathleen Heid, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part B
The math modeling/precalculus reform project: using discrete mathematical models to motivate mathematics
Panelists:
Sheldon P. Gordon, Suffolk Community College
B. A. Fusaro, Salisbury State University

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Fourier Analysis

8:00 a.m.
Fourier series of compositions of functions.
Pamela B. Pierce*, Syracuse University
(88942430)

8:15 a.m.
Control of Fourier sine coefficients and comparisons of Fourier sine series.
WeiChi Yang*, Radford University
(88942577)

8:30 a.m.
The Ces\`aro means of the Fourier series on classical groups.
Dashan Fan*, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
(8894390)

8:45 a.m.
Geometric properties of CalderonLozanovskii spaces.
H. Hudzik, University A Mickiewicz, Poland
A. Kaminska*, Memphis State University
(88946563)

9:00 a.m.
Walsh Fourier series on the hypergroup deformation of the dyadic group.
Lorna B. Hanes*, University of Oregon
(88942617)

9:15 a.m.
Wavelets on the dyadic local field.
W. Christopher Lang*, Mississippi State University
(88942561)

9:30 a.m.
Construction of a family of continuous wavelets via infinite products of two simultaneously triangularizable or symmetrizable matrices.
Mohsen Maesumi*, Lamar University
(88942781)

9:45 a.m.
Kolmogorov's rearrangement problem with respect to some summability methods.
G. P. Youvaraj*, Kansas State University
(88942330)

10:00 a.m.
Incompleteness of sparse coherent states.
Jayakumar Ramanathan*, Eastern Michigan University
Tim Steger, University of Georgia
(88942295)

10:15 a.m.
New enlargements of the integrability classes.
Naza Tanovi\'cMiller*, Mathematical Reviews, Ann Arbor, Michigan
(88942522)

10:30 a.m.
A Nagel and Stein criterion of Brownian motion.
Hassan Sayyar*, Kansas State University
(88942465)

10:45 a.m.
Inversion of the limited angle tomography operator.
Tim Olson*, Dartmouth College
(88942618)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Rings and Fields

8:00 a.m.
Weak purity for Gorenstein rings.
Adam Borek*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(88913216)

8:15 a.m.
Associated prime filtrations of finitely generated modules over Noetherian rings.
Aihua Li*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(88913215)

8:30 a.m.
On the dimension of finitely generated modules.
Sadi AbuSaymeh*, Yarmouk University, Jordan
(88913241)

8:45 a.m.
The primary decomposition theorem in the Dorroh Zring.
Tilak De Alwis*, Southeastern Louisiana University
(88913444)

9:00 a.m.
NQD (Not Quite Dedekind) domains.
K. Alan Loper*, Ohio State University, Newark
(88913542)

9:15 a.m.
An analog of Gr\"obner bases in ksubalgebras of polynomial rings.
J. Lyn Miller*, University of Maryland, College Park
(88913649)

9:30 a.m.
Differential operators on affine curves in characteristic p.
Srinath Duvuru*, University of Oregon
(88913689)

9:45 a.m.
Central embedding problems: Decomposition of obstructions and explicit construction of solution fields.
John R. Swallow*, Yale University
(88912195)

10:00 a.m.
The radical of the automorphism group of a transcendental field extension.
Karin Deck*, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
(88912536)

10:15 a.m.
Proving the fundamental theorem of algebra case by case.
Franklin Kemp*, East Texas State University
(88912547)

10:30 a.m.
Computing the Witt group of certain hyperrelliptic curves.
Jonathan Shick*, Loyola University
(88912591)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Optimization and Control

8:00 a.m.
A quadratically convergent infeasible predictorcorrector algorithm for linear programming.
Jianming Miao*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(88990315)

8:15 a.m.
Nondifferentiable quasiconvex optimization.
Thurai Kugendran*, Wilkes University
(88949767)

8:30 a.m.
On linear programming minimization via double dip maximization.
S. Verma*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(88915541)

8:45 a.m.
A collocationtype method for the controlled Duffing oscillator.
Gamal Elnagar, Mississippi State University
Mohsen Razzaghi*, Mississippi State University
(88993364)

9:00 a.m.
Convergence and stability of stochastic systems under Markovian structural perturbations.
G. S. Ladde, University of Texas, Arlington
Bonita A. Lawrence*, University of Texas, Arlington
(88993736)

9:15 a.m.
On control of functional differential systems.
N. G. Medhin*, Clark Atlanta University
Gary Chung, Clark Atlanta University
(88949367)

9:30 a.m.
Regularity properties of timeoptimal trajectories for multiinput realanalytic systems in the plane.
Guoqing Tang*, North Carolina A&T State University
(88949401)

9:45 a.m.
Control of singularly perturbed delay system with a small parameter.
K. M. Ramachandran*, University of South Florida
(8899396)

10:00 a.m.
Existence and asymptotic stability for overtaking equilibria in dynamic games.
D. A. Carlson*, University of Toledo
A. Haurie, University of Geneva, Switzerland
A. Leizarowitz, Technion Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
(88990647)

10:15 a.m.
Upper bounds for the variation of sampled signals.
Nasser Dastrange*, Buena Vista College
(88926386)

10:30 a.m.
Concepts of bivariate symmetry.
Roger B. Nelsen*, Lewis & Clark College
(8896206)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Graph Theory

8:00 a.m.
Hamilton weights and uniquely 3edgecolorable cubic graphs.
CunQuan Zhang*, West Virginia University
(8890583)

8:15 a.m.
Binary matroids without prisms, prism duals, and cubes.
Sandra R. Kingan*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(88905193)

8:30 a.m.
An extension of Tutte's wheels theorem for graphs.
James G. Oxley, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Haidong Wu*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(88905399)

8:45 a.m.
The number of edges in a subgraph of a Hamming graph.
Bruce F. Torrence*, RandolphMacon College
Richard Squire, Georgetown University
Andrew Vogt, Georgetown University
(88905496)

9:00 a.m.
Embedding edgecolorings into medgeconnected kfactorizations.
C. A. Rodger, Auburn University, Auburn
E. B. Wantland*, Auburn University, Auburn
(88905510)

9:15 a.m.
Properties of highly regular graphs.
Jeffrey P. Angel*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(88905564)

9:30 a.m.
On Hamilton cycles in Cayley graphs.
TzuYi Yang*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(88905551)

10:00 a.m.
Order dimension and directed graphs.
Larry J. Langley*, University of Colorado, Denver
(88905638)

10:15 a.m.
Some properties of a higherorder coboundary operator.
Dale S. Darrow*, Pennsylvania State University, Dunmore
(88905679)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, III

8:00 a.m.
Small group instructional technique in undergraduate mathematics: +s and s.
Victor U. Odafe*, Bowling Green State University
(889001143)

8:20 a.m.
An intuitive ``basis of belief" for the limit process in calculus.
M. Anne Dow*, Maharishi International University
(889001134)

8:40 a.m.
The effective use of computers and graphing calculators in college algebra.
Margo Alexander*, Emory University
(889001125)

9:00 a.m.
An analysis of the effectiveness of support systems for beginning calculus students at Cornell.
Myrtle Lewin*, Agnes Scott College
Thomas Rishel, Cornell University
(889001140)

9:20 a.m.
Is cooperative learning the answer?  It's all a matter of style.
Kathleen Miranda*, State University of New York, College at Old Westbury
(889001142)

9:40 a.m.
Lasting effects of the integrated use of graphing technologies in precalculus mathematics.
William O. Martin*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(889001141)

10:00 a.m.
Forming connections between functions and graphs: An investigation of functions represented by verbal descriptions and Cartesian graphs.
Christine L. Ebert*, University of Delaware
(889001136)

10:20 a.m.
Graphics calculators  What are appropriate exercises for students?
Elaine Hubbard*, Kennesaw State College
Ronald D. Robinson, Kennesaw State College
(889001139)

10:40 a.m.
Teaching computer science in AISES summer camp at Stanford University (1993) and Caltech (1992,1991).
Claudette Bradley*, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
(889001129)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Session on Teaching Mathematics With a Spreadsheet, III

8:00 a.m.
Calculus demonstrations with EXCEL.
Chris Thron*, University of Kentucky
(889001220)

8:25 a.m.
Using a spreadsheet as an investigative tool.
Patrice Tiffany*, Manhattan College
(889001221)

8:50 a.m.
Iteration and spreadsheets in first semester calculus.
James Walsh*, Oberlin College
(889001222)

9:15 a.m.
Using spreadsheets in a number theory class for mathematically precocious students.
Alex Smith*, University of WisconsinEau Claire
Michael Colsher, Marquette University High School, Wisconsin
(889001218)

9:40 a.m.
Spreadsheets as a discovery tool in a statistics course.
Charlie Jacobson*, Elmira College
(889001213)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Assessing calculus reform.
Organizers:
James Leitzel, University of Nebraska

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:05 a.m.10:45 a.m.
MAA Session on The Bridge to Calculus, I

8:05 a.m.
Discrete dynamical systems as a foundation for calculus.
Joseph D. Myers*, United States Military Academy
(889001035)

8:30 a.m.
The MTU MaCHI programA multidimensional approach to teaching firstyear level math courses.
Kalpana Godbole*, Michigan Technological University
(889001030)

8:55 a.m.
Curriculum reform: How has the paradigm shift changed me?
Barbara E. Reynolds*, Cardinal Stritch College
(889001037)

9:35 a.m.
Algebra applications: Quadratic.
Roosevelt Gentry*, Jackson State University
(889001029)

10:00 a.m.
A precalculus course that really forms a bridge to calculus.
Jerry Przybylski*, Elmira College
(889001036)

10:25 a.m.
A precalculus course based on difference equations.
Sheldon P. Gordon*, Suffolk Community College
(889001032)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:15 a.m.9:45 a.m.
AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Scientific Computing, III

8:30 a.m.
On the future of scientific computing.
Ramon E. Moore*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(88965719)

9:00 a.m.
New molecular models for physical and chemical applications.
D. Greenspan*, University of Texas, Arlington
(8897064)

9:30 a.m.
Computing normal forms for Poisson systems.
Kenneth Meyer*, University of Cincinnati
(8893481)

10:00 a.m.
Parallel multivariate numerical integration.
Ignatios Vakalis*, Capital University
(88968312)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 8:40 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Undergraduate Research in Mathematics, III

8:40 a.m.
Classification of stable topological defects.
Eric Smith*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(88954149)

9:00 a.m.
Convergence of sequences of iterated triangular line graphs.
David Dorrough*, Huntington Beach, California
(88905514)

9:20 a.m.
Cyclotomic polynomials, power residues, and reciprocity laws.
Romyar Sharifi*, Berkeley, California
(88911174)

9:40 a.m.
Unknotting numbers of links written a b c in Conway notation.
Eva F. Wailes*, Smith College
Cassandra McGee, Millsaps College
(88957178)

10:00 a.m.
Finite actions on unit tangent bundles of surfaces.
Amy Lelievre, Providence College
Kevin L. Hartshorn*, University of Notre Dame
Renlong Xia, University of Oklahoma
Sean Paul, University of Oklahoma
(88955173)

10:20 a.m.
Semiconductor laser arrays: Phaselocked solutions and their stability.
Danielle Seabold*, Kalamazoo College
(88934349)

10:40 a.m.
Third order degree regular graphs.
Leslie D. Hayes*, Western Michigan University
(88905425)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture
A novel approach to turbulent modeling.
James C. Turner, Jr.*, Ohio State University and Central State University

Saturday January 15, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Meetings of Mathematicians, II

9:00 a.m.
The most urgent problem for the mathematics profession.
W. L. Duren, Jr.*, Charlottesville, Virginia
(88901615)

9:30 a.m.
Creating an American mathematical tradition: The extended AhlforsBers family.
Irwin Kra*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(88901279)

10:00 a.m.
Women mathematicians in the AMS.
Alice T. Schafer*, Marymount University
(88901313)

10:30 a.m.
Meetings and their context.
Lee Lorch*, York University
(88901300)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Analysis, III

9:00 a.m.
On the existence of positive solutions for semilinear elliptic equations with Neumann boundary conditions.
Z. Zhao, University of Missouri, Columbia
Z. Q. Chen*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
R. J. Williams, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(88960291)

9:30 a.m.
Side bets on unfair games.
William Hammack*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(88960199)

10:00 a.m.
On the geometry of random heat kernels.
R. B. Sowers*, University of Maryland, College Park
K. D. Elworthy, University of Warwick, Coventry, England
(88960405)

10:30 a.m.
A deterministic approach to the problem of optimal stopping.
Ioannis Karatzas*, Columbia University
Mark H.A Davis, Imperial College of Science & Technology, London, England
(88960759)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Topology of High Dimensional Manifolds, III

9:00 a.m.
Ends of complexes, I.
Bruce Hughes*, Vanderbilt University
(88957284)

9:30 a.m.
Exponents for topological Kgroups.
Frank Connolly*, University of Notre Dame
Stratos Prassidis, Vanderbilt University
(88957224)

10:00 a.m.
Unitary nilpotent groups and the stability of pseudoisotopies.
Slawomir Kwasik*, Tulane University
(88957397)

10:30 a.m.
Ends without nice neighborhoods.
Frank Connolly, University of Notre Dame
Bogdan Vajiac*, University of Notre Dame
(88957225)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 10:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
NAM Panel Discussion
NAM's undergraduate MATHFest; one approach to the pipeline issue
Moderators:
Johnny L. Houston, Elizabeth City State University
Panelists:
Jason Lewis, Morehouse College
Dawn L. Crumpler, Northwestern University
Patricia W. Beaulieu, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Steven E. Shreve, Carnegie Mellon University

Saturday January 15, 1994, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Euler's extraordinary sums.
William W. Dunham*, Muhlenberg College
(88900912)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 11:10 a.m.12:20 p.m.
AMS Special Presentation
Celebration of 100 years of AMS meetings
Moderators:
Everett Pitcher, Lehigh University
John W. Green, University of California, Los Angeles

Saturday January 15, 1994, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Retiring Presidential Address
Comments about traditional lecture series at AMS meetings.
Ronald L. Graham*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
Noncommutative projective geometry.
Michael Artin*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Saturday January 15, 1994, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part B
qdimensional dynamical systems and chaos
Panelists:
Mario U. Martelli, California State University, Fullerton

Saturday January 15, 1994, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part B
HP 48 learning environments for experienced users
Panelists:
Lynn E. Garner, Brigham Young University

Saturday January 15, 1994, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#12: Part B
Creating order out of chaos in freshman mathematics
Panelists:
Wade Ellis, Jr., West Valley College

Saturday January 15, 1994, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part B
``Workshop" mathematics: using new pedagogy and technology in introductory mathematics courses
Panelists:
Nancy Hood Baxter, Dickinson College
Allan Rossman, Dickinson College

Saturday January 15, 1994, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics and Music, II

1:00 p.m.
Introductory remarks, Robert Lewand

1:05 p.m.
Dihedral groups in twelvetone music.
David Graves*, Elmira College
(889001073)

1:25 p.m.
Using dynamical systems in musical composition.
Alexandra Kurepa*, North Carolina A & T State University
Rodney Waschka, II, North Carolina State University
(889001079)

1:45 p.m.
Mathematical and musical aspects of the composition Faster.
Zae Munn, Saint Mary's College
Jay A. Wood*, Purdue University, Calumet Campus
(889001085)

2:05 p.m.
Temperaments: Equaling the masters at their own game.
Richard Barshinger*, Pennsylvania State University, Dunmore
(889001070)

2:25 p.m.
A chaotic system for musical improvisation.
Andrea Polli*, Western Springs, Illinois
(889001083)

2:45 p.m.
Musical groups.
Jonathan Kochavi*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(889001077)

3:05 p.m.
Geometric pictures into music.
Leon Harkleroad*, Cornell University, Ithaca
(889001075)

3:25 p.m.
Mathematical equivalence of musical chords.
Paul Isihara*, Wheaton College
(889001076)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Session on New Methods for Teaching Elementary Differential Equations, II

1:00 p.m.
Teaching differential equations at North Carolina State University.
Joe A. Marlin*, North Carolina State University
Ernest E. Burniston, North Carolina State University
(889001097)

1:25 p.m.
ODE computer experiments at Harvey Mudd College.
Robert Borrelli*, Harvey Mudd College
Courtney Coleman, Harvey Mudd College
(889001089)

1:50 p.m.
Differential equations projects using Mathematica.
A. D. Andrew, Georgia Institute of Technology
T. D. Morley*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(889001099)

2:15 p.m.
Introduction to control problems, inverse problems and numerical methods via the variarium of parameters formula.
M. Zuhair Nashed*, University of Delaware
(889001101)

2:40 p.m.
Portable technology enhancemant of the elementary differential equations course.
T. Gilmer Proctor*, Clemson University
(889001103)

3:00 p.m.
The rule of three comes to differential equations.
David O. Lomen*, University of Arizona
(889001095)

3:20 p.m.
Restructuring the first differential equations course for mathematics and science majors using Mathematica.
Francisco Alarcon*, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
(889001087)

3:40 p.m.
Teaching differential equations with PHASER.
David T. Closky*, Mount Saint Joseph College
(889001091)

4:00 p.m.
Teaching ordinary differential equations.
Thomas G. Wangler*, Illinois Benedictine College
(889001106)

4:20 p.m.
The Hopf example.
Mark Farris*, Midwestern State University
(889001092)

4:40 p.m.
Differential equations at St. Olaf with MAPLE V.
Stephen F. Kennedy*, Saint Olaf College
Matthew P. Richey, Saint Olaf College
(889001094)

5:00 p.m.
A progression of projectiles.
Roland Minton*, Roanoke College
(889001098)

5:20 p.m.
Graphics for differential equations.
Herman Gollwitzer*, Drexel University
(889001093)

5:40 p.m.
Iceberg drift prediction model.
Ernest J. Manfred*, United States Coast Guard Academy
(889001096)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Reassessing Discrete Mathematics in the First Two Years, II

1:00 p.m.
The first two years of discrete mathematics: A 1994 update of topical coverage in textbooks.
Terry A. Lepera*, James Madison University
Diane Spresser, James Madison University
(889001116)

1:25 p.m.
Discrete mathematics and the needs of computer science students.
William A. Marion*, Valparaiso University
(889001117)

1:50 p.m.
Discrete mathematics as a bridge to advanced mathematics and computer science.
D. S. Franzblau*, Rutgers University, Piscataway
(889001111)

2:15 p.m.
How much emphasis should be placed on algorithms in the first course in discrete mathematics?
Herbert E. Kasube*, Bradley University
(889001114)

2:40 p.m.
Discrete writing.
Rochelle Leibowitz*, Wheaton College
(889001115)

3:05 p.m.
Discrete mathematics as a springboard to independent learning.
Mark Michael*, King's College
(889001119)

3:30 p.m.
Cooperative finite mathematics laboratory experiences.
Toni Carroll*, Siena Heights College
(889001108)

3:55 p.m.
Discrete math at Hamline University: Upgrade needed?
Nadine Myers*, Hamline University
(889001120)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Restructuring the Mathematical Preparation of Teachers, II

1:00 p.m.
Integrating mathematics and science teaching in grades K6.
Marie P. Sheckels*, Mary Washington College
(889001170)

1:20 p.m.
Preparing teachers for the use of technology in high school mathematics courses.
Ronald J. Harshbarger*, Georgia Southern University
(889001161)

1:40 p.m.
Changes in the preparation of elementary and secondary teachers of mathematics at North Park College.
Leona Mirza*, North Park College
(889001166)

2:00 p.m.
Encourage a variety of interests.
JoAnne S. Growney*, Bloomsburg University
(889001160)

2:20 p.m.
A model for the transformation of subjectmatter knowledge into pedagogical content knowledge.
Christine L. Ebert*, University of Delaware
(889001157)

2:40 p.m.
Restructuring the mathematical preparation of elementary school teachers.
Iris Deloach Johnson*, Miami University
(889001163)

3:00 p.m.
The mathematical recommended daily allowances.
Delene Perley*, Walsh University
(889001168)

3:20 p.m.
Abstract algebra for elementary and junior high education majors.
Albert Otto*, Illinois State University
(889001167)

3:40 p.m.
Collaborative teaching and cooperative learning.
Billy F. Hobbs*, Point Loma College
(889001162)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Assessing calculus reform effortsa report to the community
Moderators:
James R. C., Mathematical Association of America
Panelists:
Alan C. Tucker, SUNY at Stony Brook
Judy Franz, University of AlabamaHuntsville

Saturday January 15, 1994, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Student Workshop
Calculated deceptions
Organizers:
S. Brent Morris, National Security Agency

Saturday January 15, 1994, 1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Undergraduate curriculum reform.
Organizers:
James Leitzel, University of Nebraska

Saturday January 15, 1994, 1:05 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Session on The Bridge to Calculus, II

1:05 p.m.
Key to college algebra with MAPLE.
ShineMin Lin*, Bethel College
(889001034)

1:30 p.m.
Algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and Mathematica.
Barry Brunson*, Western Kentucky University
Claus Ernst, Western Kentucky University
(889001026)

1:55 p.m.
Making technology part of the picture.
Kay Gura*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(889001033)

2:20 p.m.
Introducing data analysis and probability in precalculus mathematics.
Florence S. Gordon*, New York University, School of Education
(889001031)

2:50 p.m.
Calculus with review: The course, materials, and evaluation.
Alicia Sevilla, Moravian College
Kay Somers*, Moravian College
(889001038)

3:40 p.m.
Using cooperative learning in college algebra.
Joseph F. Conrad*, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona Campus
(889001027)

4:05 p.m.
The precalculus revitalization project.
Carl Swenson*, Seattle University
Janet Ray, Seattle Central Community College
(889001039)

4:30 p.m.
CPR  Mathematics for applied science programs.
Darrell H. Abney*, Maysville Community College
(889001025)

4:50 p.m.
Maricopa mathematics consortium.
David Dudley*, Phoenix College
(889001028)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 2:10 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
What happens after calculus reform?
Organizers:
Sheldon P. Gordon, Suffolk Community College
Panelists:
Deborah Hughes Hallett, Harvard University
Arnold M. Ostebee, St. Olaf College
Anthony L. Peressini, University of Illinois
David A. Smith, Duke University
Alan C. Tucker, SUNY at Stony Brook

Saturday January 15, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Undergraduate Research in Mathematics, IV

2:15 p.m.
Counting order classes of triple products in finite groups.
Scott Annin, University of Nebraska
Jennifer Ziebarth*, Carleton University
(88920271)

2:35 p.m.
Inversion of an integral transform for SU(p,1).
Deborah Alterman, New Haven, Connecticut
D. Matthew Hill*, University of Chicago
Sejung Kim, Cornell University
Angela Minnick, University of Iowa
Lisa Mantini, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(8892275)

2:55 p.m.
Reflection groups acting on graphs.
Paul Buckelew, University of Oklahoma, Norman
Wei He, University of Missouri, Columbia
Joe Kanapka*, Harvard University
(88920608)

3:15 p.m.
Approximating eigenvalues of an Hermitian matrix.
Pavel Grinfeld*, Princeton University
Scott Williams, Iowa State University
(88915255)

3:35 p.m.
Some results in comparative number theory.
Giuliana P. Davidoff, Mount Holyoke College
Yi Wang, Bryn Mawr College
Caroline Osowski, Mount Holyoke College
Jennifer Vanden Eynden*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Nancy Wrinkle, Barnard, NY
(88911151)

3:55 p.m.
The modular nQueens problem in higher dimensions.
Scott P. Nudelman*, St. Louis, Missouri
(88905653)

4:15 p.m.
Threshold functions for sumfree subsets of bold Z+.
Kara S. Finley*, Furman University
Nelson C.E Townsend, University of Kansas
(88960203)

4:35 p.m.
A comparison of compactifications of topological spaces.
John Kreuger*, Hope College
(88954716)

4:55 p.m.
Lengths of factorizations in atomic domains.
Susanne W. Jenkens*, University of Louisville
(88913150)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Special Session on C*algebras and von Neumann Algebras, IV

2:15 p.m.
Amenability of discrete quantum groups.
Edward George Effros, University of California, Los Angeles
ZhongJin Ruan*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(88946344)

2:45 p.m.
The Haagerup constant for tensor products of C* algebras.
Allan Sinclair, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Roger Smith*, Texas A\thsp\&\thsp M University, College Station
(8894653)

3:15 p.m.
On certain multiplier C*algebras used in Etheory.
Gabriel Nagy*, Kansas State University
(8894655)

3:45 p.m.
More about noncommutative spheres.
Toshikazu Natsume*, State University of New York, Buffalo
Catherine L. Olsen, State University of New York, Buffalo
(8891652)

4:15 p.m.
Shifts on the hyperfinite II_1 factor.
Geoffrey Price*, United States Naval Academy
Robert Powers, University of Pennsylvania
(8894678)

4:45 p.m.
Numerical linear algebra and C*algebras.
William Arveson*, University of California, Berkeley
(88946744)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quasiconformal Mappings in Analysis, IV

2:15 p.m.
A characterization of domains quasiconformally equivalent to the unit ball.
Nathan Soderborg*, Ann Arbor, Michigan
(88930169)

2:45 p.m.
Approximation of analytic functions via circle packings.
Kenneth Stephenson*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(88930223)

3:15 p.m.
Koenigs function, quasicircles and BMO.
Steffen Rohde*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88930650)

3:45 p.m.
An argument principle for harmonic functions.
Peter Duren*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88930378)

4:15 p.m.
Upper bound for distortion of capacity under conformal mapping.
Robert Thurman*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(88930136)

4:45 p.m.
Logarithmic coefficients of univalent functions in S.
Y. J. Leung*, University of Delaware
(88930184)

5:15 p.m.
Behavior of domain constants under conformal mappings.
Wancang Ma*, Pennsylvania College of Technology
David Minda, University of Cincinnati
(8893018)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Modern Methods in Continuum Theory, IV

2:15 p.m.
Simplyconnected plane continua have the fixedpoint property.
Charles L. Hagopian*, California State University, Sacramento
(88954156)

2:45 p.m.
Generalized disconnection numbers.
Gary A. Seldomridge*, Potomac State College
(88954268)

3:15 p.m.
On homogeneous totally disconnected spaces.
K. Kawamura, University of Saskatchewan
L. G. Oversteegen*, University of Alabama, Birmingham
E. D. Tymchatyn, University of Saskatchewan
(88954290)

3:45 p.m.
Splitting nhomotopy idempotents of finite polyhedra.
Alex Chigogidze*, University of Saskatchewan
(88955259)

4:15 p.m.
On the plane fixed point question.
Harold Bell*, University of Cincinnati
(88954185)

4:45 p.m.
A list of problems known as Houston Problem Book.
H. Cook, University of Houston, University Park
W. T. Ingram, University of Missouri, Rolla
A. Lelek*, University of Houston, University Park
(88954432)

5:15 p.m.
Problem Session

Saturday January 15, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Analysis, IV

2:15 p.m.
Backward forward stochastic differential equations.
Fabio Antonelli*, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
(88960586)

2:45 p.m.
Forwardbackward stochastic differential equations and their applications.
Jin Ma*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(88960442)

3:15 p.m.
Poisson approximations to continuous security market models.
Heike Dengler*, Cornell University, Ithaca
(88960143)

3:45 p.m.
The valuation of foreign currency options under stochastic interest rates and systematic jumps using the Martingale approach.
Javier FernandezNavas*, Purdue University, West Lafayette and Instituto de Empresa, Madrid, Spain
(88960528)

4:15 p.m.
Variational problems of longterm "turnpike" policies.
Thaleia Zariphopoulou*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
ChiFu Huang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(88960371)

4:45 p.m.
Heavy traffic convergence of a controlled multiclass queueing system.
L. F. Martins, Carnegie Mellon University
S. E. Shreve*, Carnegie Mellon University
H. M. Soner, Carnegie Mellon University
(88960607)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations and Applications, IV

2:15 p.m.
Fighting the Hamiltonian chaos of quasiperiodic motion with nonlinear P.D.E. on a torus.
M. S. Berger*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(88935119)

2:45 p.m.
Nonlinear elliptic systems in unbounded domains.
C. V. Pao*, North Carolina State University
(88935168)

3:15 p.m.
Perturbation of the domain and regularity of the solutions of the bipolar fluid flow equations in polygonal domains.
Hamid Bellout, Northern Illinois University
Sheryl L. Wills*, Northern Illinois University
(88935292)

3:45 p.m.
On a class of semilinear parabolic equations with prescribed energy.
HongMing Yin*, University of Notre Dame
(88935686)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Topology of High Dimensional Manifolds, IV

2:15 p.m.
Busemann's conjecture is true when n=4.
Paul Thurston*, Cornell University, Ithaca
(88957267)

2:45 p.m.
Progress on mixed spaceforms.
C. W. Stark*, University of Florida
(88957281)

3:15 p.m.
Interiors of compact contractible manifolds are hyperbolic.
Fredric D. Ancel, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Craig R. Guilbault*, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
(88957477)

3:45 p.m.
The Euler characteristic of a nonpositively curved, piecewise Euclidean manifold.
Michael Davis*, Ohio State University, Columbus
Ruth Charney, Ohio State University, Columbus
(88957252)

4:15 p.m.
Manifolds which can not be leaves of foliations.
Oliver Attie*, McMaster University
Steven Hurder, University of Illinois, Chicago
(88953786)

4:45 p.m.
Flexible uniformly contractible manifolds.
Steven C. Ferry*, State University of New York at Binghamton
Shmuel Weinberger, University of Chicago
(88953207)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 2:15 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Numerical Analysis

2:15 p.m.
Efficiency comparisons of methods for integrating ODEs.
Michael E. Hosea*, Northern Illinois University
Lawrence F. Shampine, Southern Methodist University, Dallas
(88965192)

2:30 p.m.
A simple step size selection algorithm for ODE codes.
A. Witt*, Southern Methodist University, Dallas
L. F. Shampine, Southern Methodist University, Dallas
(88965196)

2:45 p.m.
On l_papproximate solutions of linear equations.
Jianming Miao*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Adi BenIsrael, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(88965404)

3:00 p.m.
Exact evaluation of a class of singular integrals.
Javad Abdalkhani*, Ohio State University, Lima
(88965392)

3:15 p.m.
Numerical integration for multivariable functions with point singularities.
Yajun Yang*, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
Kendall E. Atkinson, University of Iowa
(88965595)

3:30 p.m.
On the convergence order of Brent's algorithm.
Florian A. Potra, University of Iowa
Yixun Shi*, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
(88965354)

3:45 p.m.
On the geometry of Halley's method.
Thomas R. Scavo*, Syracuse, New York
John B. Thoo, University of California, Davis
(88965472)

4:00 p.m.
Block Schur decomposition of a matrix.
Purandar Sarmah*, University of Florida
(88965602)

4:15 p.m.
Nonuniformity of finite element error estimates for narrow Courant tetrahedrons.
Al Shenk*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(88965605)

4:30 p.m.
A locking free finite element for arches.
Changyi Chen*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(88965645)

4:45 p.m.
On the dynamics and the role of the imperfection for localization in thermoviscoplastic materials.
Dawn Lott Crumpler*, Northwestern University
Alvin Baylis, Northwestern University
Ted Belytschko, Northwestern University
Makarand Kulkarni, National Aeronautics & Space Administration, Virginia
(88965782)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Rings and Algebras

2:15 p.m.
Selfduality of squarefree rings.
Barbara D'Ambrosia*, University of Oregon
(88916389)

2:30 p.m.
Semicommutative phiregular rings.
Ayman R. Badawi*, Emory and Henry College
(88916146)

2:45 p.m.
Fully prime rings.
Hisaya Tsutsui*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
William D. Blair, Northern Illinois University
(88916570)

3:00 p.m.
The maximal symmetric ring of quotients.
Scott Lanning*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(88916680)

3:15 p.m.
Automorphisms of projective modules and Bass's first stable range condition.
Michael J. Canfell*, University of New England,
(88916769)

3:30 p.m.
Localization of noncommutative rings at generalized multiplicarively closed sets.
Hossain Khabazian*, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran
(88916687)

3:45 p.m.
A note on module homomorphisms.
John Koker*, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
(88916596)

4:00 p.m.
A bosonic construction of a vertex operator paraalgebra for C_l^(1).
Michael D. Weiner*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(88917667)

4:15 p.m.
Stability of root multiplicities.
SeokJin Kang, University of Notre Dame
Duncan J. Melville*, St Lawrence University
(88917641)

4:30 p.m.
Quantized universal enveloping algebras and their duals.
M. Chakrabarti*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(88917703)

4:45 p.m.
Stable Artin algebras.
S. Jagadeeshan*, Syracuse University
Mark Kleiner, Syracuse University
(88916490)

5:00 p.m.
Coalgebras over the higher rank symplectic groups.
Anna Maria Paolucci*, University of Iowa
(88916763)

5:15 p.m.
The deformation complex for differential graded Hopf algebras.
Ronald N. Umble*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(88918571)

5:30 p.m.
The nonabelian tensor square of a 2Engel group.
Michael Bacon, University of Wisconsin, Platteville
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(88920276)

5:45 p.m.
Finite ncoverings of groups.
Marc A. Brodie*, Adirondack Community College, Queensbury, NY
(88920277)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, II

2:15 p.m.
A new theory of primes.
Robert J. Mack*, Amherst, New York
(8891159)

2:30 p.m.
On Markoff and dispersion constants.
Amitabha Tripathi*, Indian Institute of Technology,
(88911394)

2:45 p.m.
Test of divisibility by any integer.
R. Kit Kittappa*, Millersville University
(88911568)

3:00 p.m.
Arithmetic equivalence and Iwasawa invariants.
Robert Perlis*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Nancy Segal, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(88911740)

3:15 p.m.
The representation of numbers as sums of unlike powers.
Kevin B. Ford*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(88911191)

3:30 p.m.
Bernoulli numbers of general index.
C. Mus\`es*, Mathematics & Morphocology Education & Research Center
(88911165)

3:45 p.m.
Number field sieve with several large primes.
Peter L. Montgomery*, CWI, Amsterdam
(88911188)

4:00 p.m.
Some new examples of Stark's conjectures.
Brett A. Tangedal*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(88911467)

4:15 p.m.
Trace form relations via induced representations.
Patricia W. Beaulieu*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Tommy Palfrey, Xavier University of Louisiana
(88911452)

4:30 p.m.
A new characterization of arithmetic equivalence.
Donna Stuart*, University of Nebraska, Omaha
Robert Perlis, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(88911550)

4:45 p.m.
Parametrizing Jacobians of hyperelliptic curves.
P. B. Van Wamelen*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(88911419)

5:00 p.m.
Dirichlettype theorems in projective space.
Stephanie M. Tyler*, University of Texas, Austin
(88911396)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis

2:15 p.m.
Nonlinear Carleman operators on Banach lattices.
William Feldman*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
(88946660)

2:30 p.m.
Bundles of Banach algebras, II.
J. W. Kitchen, Duke University
D. A. Robbins*, Trinity College
(88946131)

2:45 p.m.
Remarks on a paper of Abramovich, Aliprantis and Burkinshaw.
S. Swaminathan*, Dalhousie University
(88946493)

3:00 p.m.
A kernel theorem on the space [H_mu x A:B].
E. L. Koh, University of Regina
C. K. Li*, University of Regina
(88999801)

3:15 p.m.
Finding lost RadonNikodym derivatives.
G. Beate Zimmer*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(88946633)

3:30 p.m.
Generalizing the compact range property.
Bryan Dawson*, Emporia State University
(88946423)

3:45 p.m.
Geometry of the dual and higher order duals of Orlicz spaces.
Shutao Chen, Harbin Normal University, Peoples Republic of China
Henryk Hudzik*, A Mickiewicz University, Poland,
Marek Wisla, A Mickiewicz University, Poland,
(88946777)

4:00 p.m.
Measures of noncompactness in Orlicz modular spaces.
Asuman G. Aksoy*, Claremont McKenna College
J.B. Baillon, University of Lyon IIMJ, France
(88946353)

4:15 p.m.
A note on Morita equivalence of twisted C*dynamical systems.
Steven P. Kaliszewski*, Dartmouth College
(88946762)

4:30 p.m.
Factorization in stable C*algebras.
Michael Leen*, University of Oregon
(88946622)

4:45 p.m.
Self adjoint idempotents.
John P. Holmes*, Auburn University, Auburn
(88946379)

5:00 p.m.
Taylor series expansions for eigenvalues and eigenfunctions of parametrized composition operators.
Chris Thron*, University of Kentucky
(88946390)

5:15 p.m.
On BH envelopes, convex series, and local completeness.
Jeff Connor, Ohio University, Athens
Gene Kaufman*, Ohio University, Athens
(88946520)

5:30 p.m.
Preliminary results on an explicit, smooth local patching for two balls in C^2.
Carl D. Mueller*, Georgia Southwestern College
(88932461)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Curriculum Projects in Undergraduate Mathematics

2:15 p.m.
A laboratory approach to introductory differential geometry.
Thomas F. Banchoff*, Brown University

2:40 p.m.
Combinatorics and discovery for firstyear students in the University of Michigan Honors College.
Joan Hutchinson*, Macalester College

3:05 p.m.
A new start for college mathematics.
Walter Meyer*, Adelphi College

3:30 p.m.
Snapshots of applications in mathematics.
Dennis Callas*, State University

3:55 p.m.
Elementary statistics laboratory.
John D. Spurrier*, University of South Carolina
Don Edwards, University of South Carolina
Lori A. Thombs, University of South Carolina

4:20 p.m.
Activitybased statistics: From sage on stage to energetic engagement.
Richard L. Scheaffer*, University of Florida

4:45 p.m.
An introductory mathematics course called CHANCE.
J. Laurie Snell*, Dartmouth College
Joan Garfield, University of Minnesota

5:10 p.m.
Algebra with applications to environmental issues.
Christopher Schaufele*, Kennesaw State College

5:35 p.m.
Future directions for NSF programs in undergraduate education.
Elizabeth Teles*, National Science Foundation
James H. Lightbourne, III, National Science Foundation

Saturday January 15, 1994, 2:15 p.m.3:00 p.m.
AMS Panel Discussion
Future mathematics meetings: is change desirable?
Moderators:
Hugo Rossi, University of Utah
Panelists:
Johnny L. Houston, Elizabeth City State University
Andy R. Magid, University of Oklahoma
Catherine S. Roberts, University of Rhode Island
Kenneth A. Ross, University of Oregon, Eugene
Jean E. Taylor, Rutgers University

Saturday January 15, 1994, 2:15 p.m.3:00 p.m.
NAM Business Meeting

Saturday January 15, 1994, 2:45 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Quantitative Literacy Open Meeting

Saturday January 15, 1994, 3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Actuarial jobs for math majors: What they are and how to find them.
Organizers:
Jim Daniel, University of Texas at Austin

Saturday January 15, 1994, 3:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Meetings of Mathematicians, III

3:15 p.m.
How meetings have and can support mathematical research.
Saunders Mac Lane*, University of Chicago
(88901301)

3:45 p.m.
Motivating interest in, attendance at, and participation in, various mathematics meetings.
Beauregard Stubblefield*, Houston, Texas
(88901613)

4:15 p.m.
Organizing an annual meeting.
Paul T. Bateman*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(88901480)

4:45 p.m.
The evolution of joint meetings.
Kenneth A. Ross*, University of Oregon
(88901612)

Saturday January 15, 1994, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#14: Part B
Interactive computer graphics laboratories for introductory differential geometry
Panelists:
Thomas F. Banchoff, Brown University

Saturday January 15, 1994, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part B
Designing questionbased mathematics courses
Panelists:
Lawrence E. Copes, Augsburg College
Su Doree, Augsburg College

Saturday January 15, 1994, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#16: Part B
Calculus: an active approach with projects
Panelists:
Stephen R. Hilbert, Ithaca College
John C. Maceli, Ithaca College
Diane D. Schwartz, Ithaca College
Stanley E. Seltzer, Ithaca College
Eric E. Robinson, Ithaca College

Saturday January 15, 1994, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#17: Part B
Teaching applied math via Maple
Panelists:
Robert J. Lopez, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Saturday January 15, 1994, 3:15 p.m.4:45 p.m.
MAA Committee on Mathematicians Outside Academia Panel Discussion
Mathematical life outside academiainput from the real world
Organizers:
Burton H. Colvin, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Robert J. Thompson, Sandia National Labs
Moderators:
S. Brent Morris, National Security Agency
Panelists:
Florence A. Fulk, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Joseph G. Smith, U.S. Marine Corps
Timothy Strotman, Structural Dynamics Research Corporation
Inquiries: meet@ams.org