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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
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
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