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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
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
Inquiries: meet@ams.org