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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
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
Inquiries: meet@ams.org