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1995 Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Francisco, CA, January 47, 1995
Meeting #897
Associate secretaries:
Andy R Magid, AMS amagid@ou.edu
Donovan H Van Osdol, MAA dv@christa.unh.edu
Monday January 2, 1995

Monday January 2, 1995, 1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Coding Theory

1:00 p.m.
Introduction to coding theory.
A. R. Calderbank*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey

2:30 p.m.
Modulation codes for digital data storage.
Paul H. Siegel*, Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California

3:45 p.m.
Coffee Break

4:15 p.m.
Symbolic dynamics and connections to coding theory, automata theory and system theory.
Brian Marcus*, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York

Monday January 2, 1995, 1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Knots and Physics

1:00 p.m.
Knots and statistical mechanics.
Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign

2:30 p.m.
Topological quantum field theories.
Ruth J. Lawrence*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

3:45 p.m.
Coffee Break

4:15 p.m.
Vassiliev and quantum invariants of braids.
Dror BarNatan*, Harvard University
Tuesday January 3, 1995

Tuesday January 3, 1995, 8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Board of Governors

Tuesday January 3, 1995, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Coding Theory

9:00 a.m.
The use of codes in complexity theory.
Joan Feigenbaum*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey

10:15 a.m.
Coffee Break

10:45 a.m.
Quadratic forms and finite geometries.
William M. Kantor*, University of Oregon

2:00 p.m.
Algebraic geometric codes.
Henning Stichtenoth*, University of Essen, Germany

3:15 p.m.
Coffee Break

3:45 p.m.
Codes (spherical) and designs (experimental).
N. J. A. Sloane*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey

Tuesday January 3, 1995, 10:45 a.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Knots and Physics

10:45 a.m.
Quantization and invariants of links and 3manifolds.
Nicolai Reshetikhin*, University of California, Berkeley

2:00 p.m.
Spin networks in nonperturbative quantum gravity.
Lee Smolin*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park

3:15 p.m.
Coffee Break

3:45 p.m.
The modern legacies of Thomson's atomic vortex theory in classical electrodynamics.
Samuel J. Lomonaco, Jr.*, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Tuesday January 3, 1995, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part A
Calculus from graphical, numerical, and symbolic points of view.
Organizers:
Arnold M. Ostebee, St. Olaf College
Paul Zorn, St. Olaf College

Tuesday January 3, 1995, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#22: Part A
Learning about today's job market for mathematics Ph.D.'s.
Organizers:
Curtis D. Bennett, Bowling Green State University
Richard E. Phillips, Michigan State University

Tuesday January 3, 1995, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part A
Teaching environmental numeracy to liberal arts students.
Organizers:
Martin E. Walter, University of Colorado, Boulder

Tuesday January 3, 1995, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part A
Combinatorics via functional equations.
Organizers:
Donald R. Snow, Brigham Young University

Tuesday January 3, 1995, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part A
The mathematics of epidemics.
Organizers:
Sonja I. Sandberg, Framingham State College

Tuesday January 3, 1995, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part B
Calculus from graphical, numerical, and symbolic points of view.
Organizers:
Arnold M. Ostebee, St. Olaf College
Paul Zorn, St. Olaf College

Tuesday January 3, 1995, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#22: Part B
Learning about today's job market for mathematics Ph.D.'s.
Organizers:
Curtis D. Bennett, Bowling Green State University
Richard E. Phillips, Michigan State University

Tuesday January 3, 1995, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part B
Teaching environmental numeracy to liberal arts students.
Organizers:
Martin E. Walter, University of Colorado, Boulder

Tuesday January 3, 1995, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part B
Combinatorics via functional equations.
Organizers:
Donald R. Snow, Brigham Young University

Tuesday January 3, 1995, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part B
The mathematics of epidemics.
Organizers:
Sonja I. Sandberg, Framingham State College
Wednesday January 4, 1995

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Noetherian Rings and Modules, I

8:00 a.m.
Picard groups and genus class groups.
Robert M. Guralnick*, University of Southern California
(89713333)

9:00 a.m.
Modules over graded rings.
Jeremy Haefner*, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
(89716162)

9:30 a.m.
Hidden matrices.
Lawrence S. Levy*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
J. C. Robson, University of Leeds, England
J. T. Stafford, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(8971647)

10:00 a.m.
Torsion of differentials of hypersurfaces with isolated singularities.
Ruth Ingrid Michler*, University of North Texas
(8971387)

10:30 a.m.
On the representation type of local, commutative orders.
Lee C. Klingler*, Florida Atlantic University
(89716114)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Extremal Riemann Surfaces, I

8:00 a.m.
Extremal Riemann surfaces.
Peter Sarnak*, Princeton University
(89730481)

8:40 a.m.
Riemann surfaces with particular length spectrum and arithmetic groups.
Paul Schmutz*, University of Bonn,
(89730479)

9:20 a.m.
An extremal Jacobian.
J. R. Quine*, Florida State University
(89730474)

9:50 a.m.
Some lattices obtained from Riemann surfaces of small genus.
M. Bernstein, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
N. J. A. Sloane*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(89714276)

10:20 a.m.
Fermat's quartic curve, Klein's curve and the tetrahedron.
Rubi Rodriguez*, Pontificia University Catolica, Chile
Victor Gonzalez, University Tecnica Federico Santa Maria, Chile
(89730482)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#18: Part A
Calculus in context.
Organizers:
James J. Callahan, Smith College
Kenneth R. Hoffman, Hampshire College
Donal B. O'Shea, Mount Holyoke College
Harriet Pollatsek, Mount Holyoke College

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part A
An introductory mathematics course called CHANCE.
Organizers:
J. Laurie Snell, Dartmouth College
Peter G. Doyle, University of California, San Diego
Joan B. Garfield, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part A
How to use graphing calculatorbased numerical and graphical methods to enhance the teaching and learning of calculus.
Organizers:
Wade Ellis, Jr., West Valley College
Bert K. Waits, The Ohio State University

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part A
Learning styles approach to mathematics instructions.
Organizers:
Kenneth Williamson, Oregon State University
Richard M. Schori, Oregon State University

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis, I

8:00 a.m.
Maximal ideals in algebras of vectorvalued functions.
J. W. Kitchen, Duke University
D. A. Robbins*, Trinity College
(89746111)

8:15 a.m.
Landstad duality for partial actions.
John Quigg*, Arizona State University
Iain Raeburn, University of Newcastle, Australia
(89746231)

8:30 a.m.
An example concerning normal structure and modulus of convexity in Banach spaces.
Ji Gao*, Community College of Philadelphia
(89746236)

8:45 a.m.
A comparison algebra for pseudodifferential operators with exponentially growing symbols.
Heinz O. Cordes, University of California, Berkeley
Houshang H. Sohrab*, Towson State University
(89746250)

9:00 a.m.
Exposed and smooth points of some classes of operators in L(1p).
Waleed M. Deeb*, AlZaytoneh University, Jordan
Roshdi Khalil, Bahrain University, Bahrain
(89746591)

9:15 a.m.
Operators on X otimes varepsilon Y, where X is a L1 predual.
Elizabeth M. Bator*, University of North Texas
(89746642)

9:30 a.m.
C*crossed products by partial actions and actions of inverse semigroups.
Nandor Sieben*, Arizona State University
(89746668)

9:45 a.m.
On the existence of shape preserving projections.
B. L. Chalmers, University of California, Riverside
Michael Prophet*, Idaho State University
(89746669)

10:00 a.m.
The muPIP and integrability of a single function.
Gunnar Stefansson*, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona Campus
(89746733)

10:15 a.m.
Alternative DunfordPettis properties.
Walden Freedman*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(89746763)

10:30 a.m.
The radonNikodym property in locally convex spaces and an application to the law of large numbers.
Robert C. Stolz*, Lafayette College
(89746805)

10:45 a.m.
A rigid quotient of L_o.
James T. Allis, Jr.*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(89746825)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Group Theory, I

8:00 a.m.
Finite solvable groups having almost relatively prime distinct irreducible character degrees.
Mark L. Lewis*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(8972028)

8:15 a.m.
Semigroups for which every congruence is essential.
Rekha Bai*, University of Iowa
(8972039)

8:30 a.m.
A test for congruence.
Tim Hsu*, Princeton University
(8972066)

8:45 a.m.
A property of Butler groups of arbitrary rank.
Ladislav Bican, Charles University
K. M. Rangaswamy*, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
(89720142)

9:00 a.m.
On the lower near Frattini subgroups of amalgamated free products of groups.
Mohammad K. Azarian*, University of Evansville
(89720151)

9:15 a.m.
The boundary of a nonpositively curved space.
Philip K. Hotchkiss*, Lafayette College
(89720222)

9:30 a.m.
Exceptional automorphisms and the isomorphism problem.
Peter Floodstrand Blanchard*, University of Virginia
(89720223)

9:45 a.m.
An interesting family of finite pgroups that occur naturally in homotopy theory.
Chariya Peterson*, DePaul University
(89720298)

10:00 a.m.
Bounds for the nilpotency class of metabelian groups with all subgroups nsubnormal.
David J. Garrison, State University of New York, Binghamton
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(89720325)

10:15 a.m.
The semidirect products of finite cyclic groups that are IE groups.
Gary L. Peterson*, James Madison University
(89720381)

10:30 a.m.
Semidirect products of IE groups.
Carter G. Lyons*, James Madison University
Gary L. Peterson, James Madison University
(89720382)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Graph Theory, and Combinatorics, I

8:00 a.m.
The pathcycle symmetric function of a directed graph.
Timothy Y. Chow*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(8970583)

8:15 a.m.
On the mathematics of flat origamis.
Thomas C. Hull*, University of Rhode Island
(8970584)

8:30 a.m.
Gap strings and spanning forests for bridge graphs of biconnected graphs.
Peter Washington Stephens*, University of California, Los Angeles
(8970593)

8:45 a.m.
Decomposition of complete bipartite graphs.
Charles L. Vanden Eynden*, Illinois State University
(89705103)

9:00 a.m.
Enumeration of binary and ternary matroids.
Marcel Wild*, Technische Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany
(89705125)

9:15 a.m.
On the number of even and odd latin squares of order p + 1.
Arthur A. Drisko*, University of California, Berkeley
(89705136)

9:30 a.m.
The number of efficient dominating sets in oriented trees.
Quan Yue*, Western Michigan University
(89705150)

9:45 a.m.
P_3isomorphisms for graphs with vertices of degree 1.
R. Aldred, University of Otago, New Zealand
Mark N. Ellingham, Vanderbilt University
Robert L. Hemminger*, Vanderbilt University
Peter Jipsen, Vanderbilt University
(89705174)

10:00 a.m.
Permutation equivalence: Graph and block design isomorphism.
C. J. Wyels*, United States Military Academy
(89705205)

10:15 a.m.
Kernels of nonlinear hamming codes.
Kevin T. Phelps, Auburn University, Auburn
Jerome Michael LeVan*, Auburn University, Auburn
(89705356)

10:30 a.m.
Sets partition regular for n equations need not solve n + 1.
Vitaly Bergelson, Ohio State University
Neil Hindman*, Howard University
Imre Leader, University of Cambridge, England
(89705366)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA Session on New Directions in Student Assessment, I

8:00 a.m.
Assessment of a summer mathematics program.
Ernest J. Manfred*, United States Coast Guard Academy
(897001170)

8:15 a.m.
Assessing what students know rather than what they do not know.
Jane T. Upshaw*, University of South Carolina, Beaufort
(897001177)

8:30 a.m.
Assessing mathematical communication skills: Guidance, feedback, and followup.
Mark Michael*, King's College
(897001174)

8:45 a.m.
Linking faculty expectations and student goals to the assessment of quantitative capabilities.
William O. Martin*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(897001172)

9:00 a.m.
Assessment and cooperative learning groups using computers.
Nancy Lineken Hagelgans*, Ursinus College
(897001165)

9:15 a.m.
Optimal tools and methods to assess student programs in mathematics.
Russell K. Gusack*, Suffolk Community College
(897001164)

9:30 a.m.
Students should be partners, not merely observers.
Jo Anne S. Growney*, Bloomsburg University
(897001162)

9:45 a.m.
Portfolios in mathematics.
Cynthia L. McGinnis*, Okaloosa Walton Community College
(897001173)

10:00 a.m.
Integrating diagnostic testing with instruction.
Barry M. Cherkas*, Hunter College, City University of New York
(897001158)

10:15 a.m.
Portfolio assessment in undergraduate mathematics courses.
David E. Kullman*, Miami University, Oxford
(897001167)

10:30 a.m.
A mathematical portfolio.
Gloria S. Dion*, Pennsylvania State University, Abington
(897001161)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Teaching With Original Sources, I

8:00 a.m.
Original sources in advanced calculus.
Victor J. Katz*, University of the District of Columbia
(897001210)

8:20 a.m.
Calculus for fun and profit in the humanities curriculum.
Daniel E. Otero*, Xavier University
(897001214)

8:40 a.m.
A course of calculus from the manuscripts of the masters.
Alexander J. Hahn*, University of Notre Dame
(897001208)

9:00 a.m.
Writing across the curriculum with original sources.
Bonnie Jean Shulman*, Bates College
(897001216)

9:25 a.m.
Jacobi's theorem in the calculus of variations: A comparison of its original formulation and exposition in later textbooks.
Craig G. Fraser*, University of Toronto
(897001206)

9:45 a.m.
Primary sources and primary goals in teaching the history of mathematics.
T. Christine Stevens*, Saint Louis University
(897001218)

10:05 a.m.
The history of mathematics in topics courses for graduate students and teachers.
Michael H. Millar*, University of Northern Iowa
(897001212)

10:25 a.m.
A survey course in the evolution of mathematics.
Xenia H. Kramer*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(897001211)

10:45 a.m.
Boethius' arithmetic in teacher preparation.
Barnabas Hughes*, California State University, Northridge
(897001209)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Laboratory Approaches to Teaching Mathematics, I

8:00 a.m.
Using a laboratory approach to teach basic concepts of group theory.
Ellen Maycock Parker*, DePauw University
(897001098)

8:20 a.m.
A problemsolving based approach to prepare elementary teachers to teach mathematics.
Charles E. Emenaker*, Miami University, Oxford
(897001091)

8:40 a.m.
Computer laboratory for elementary and secondary teacher preparation.
Donald A. Buckeye*, Eastern Michigan University
(897001086)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematics laboratory for prospective elementary school teachers.
Phyllis Z. Chinn, Humboldt State University
Dale R. Oliver*, Humboldt State University
(897001088)

9:20 a.m.
Using spreadsheets in liberal arts mathematics courses.
J. Charles Jacobson*, Elmira College
(897001093)

9:40 a.m.
The Ohio State University young scholars program pre 12th grade computer algebra systems.
I. Alarcon*, California State University, Bakersfield
Wade Ellis, Jr., West Valley College
Joseph R. Fiedler, California State University, Bakersfield
(897001085)

10:00 a.m.
A laboratory enhanced finite mathematics course.
Stephen D. Comer*, The Citadel
(897001089)

10:20 a.m.
Precalculus with the computer as a learning tool.
Jerry Przybylski*, Elmira College
(897001100)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Coordinating Council on Human Resources Panel Discussion
Community service learning.
Panelists:
Donald W. Bushaw, Washington State University
Eileen L. Poiani, St. Peter's College
Uri Treisman, University of Texas at Austin
Manuel P. Berrioz\'abal, University of Texas at San Antonio

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.8:55 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Life after retirement.
Moderators:
Andrew Sterrett, Jr., Mathematical Association of America
Panelists:
Henry L. Alder, University of California, Davis
Barbara J. Beechler, Pitzer College
Lester H. Lange, Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
Courtney S. Coleman, Harvey Mudd College

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
MAA and NCTM Panel Discussion
Mathematical competitions: Bringing out the best?
Organizers:
Thomas W. Tucker, Colgate University

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Model Theory, I

8:30 a.m.
Recent progress in the classification of small groups of finite Morley rank.
Ali Nesin*, University of California, Irvine
(89703674)

9:00 a.m.
Separably closed fields with derivations.
Margit Messmer, Wesleyan University
Carol Wood*, Wesleyan University
(89703762)

9:30 a.m.
On differential algebraic groups.
E. Hrushovski, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Z. Sokolovic*, McMaster University
(89703827)

10:00 a.m.
Topology of conjugate varieties.
David Reed*, Mathematical Institute, United Kingdom
(89703501)

10:30 a.m.
Geometry of forking and groups of finite Morley rank.
Anand Pillay*, University of Notre Dame
(89703617)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Solitary waves, tsunamis, and sand bars.
Jerry L. Bona*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(89700980)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
AMS Presentation
Internet tools: What they are and how you get them.
Organizers:
Ralph E. Youngen, AMS
Wendy A. Bucci, AMS

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
JPBM Committee on Professional Recognition and Rewards Discussion
Recognition and rewards in the mathematical sciences.
Panelists:
Ronald G. Douglas, SUNY at Stony Brook
Richard H. Herman, JPBM
Calvin C. Moore, University of California at Berkeley

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 9:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
ILI Awardees Presentation
Organizers:
Anita E. Solow, Grinnell College

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 9:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Calculus Reform and the First Two Years Panel Discussion
Institutional approach to calculus reform  Getting everyone on board.
Panelists:
Mark Bridger, Northeastern University
Morton Brown, University of Michigan
Organizers:
Martin E. Flashman, Humboldt State University

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 9:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SUMMA Presentation
Intervention projects for minority precollege students.
Organizers:
William A. Hawkins, Director of SUMMA

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Complex analytic dynamics in two dimensions.
John Smillie*, Cornell University, Ithaca
(89700978)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
The algebra of solving polynomial equations.
David A. Cox*, Amherst College
(89700976)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I
Mysteries in three and four dimensions.
Clifford H. Taubes*, Harvard University

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
The geometric perspective in research.
Karen Uhlenbeck*, University of Texas, Austin
(89700987)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I

2:15 p.m.
Portfolios and interactive questionnaires.
Michael D. Fried*, University of California, Irvine
(89798166)

2:45 p.m.
Introductory college mathematics: The critical filter for the majority.
Marilyn E. Mays*, North Lake College
(89798585)

3:15 p.m.
Trigonometry on the Ferris wheel: A constructivist approach to the circular functions.
Dan Fendel*, San Francisco State University and Interactive Mathematics Program
(89797272)

3:45 p.m.
Developing electronic games for math exploration.
Maria M. Klawe*, University of British Columbia
(89798713)

4:15 p.m.
What about the top 20%?
H. Wu*, University of California, Los Angeles
(8979807)

4:45 p.m.
Project NExT: New experiences in teaching.
James R.C Leitzel, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Christine Stevens*, Saint Louis University
(89798320)

5:15 p.m.
How can I start implementing the mathematics education reform?
Jose H. Giraldo*, Texas A & M UniversityCorpus Christi
(89798633)

5:45 p.m.
The role of junior faculty members in calculus reform.
Camille A. McKayle*, Lafayette College
(897981249)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Simple Group Classification: Second Generation Proof and Applications, I

2:15 p.m.
A short history of the classification.
J. L. Alperin*, University of Chicago
(8972015)

3:15 p.m.
The revision project today.
Richard Lyons*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Ron Solomon, Ohio State University, Columbus
(89720466)

4:15 p.m.
The classification of simple groups of special odd type.
Ron Solomon*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(89720351)

5:15 p.m.
A new version of part of the FeitThompson theorem.
George Glauberman*, University of Chicago
(8972024)

5:45 p.m.
The uniqueness problem.
Gernot Stroth*, MLU HalleWittenberg, Germany
(89720120)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Noetherian Rings and Modules, II

2:15 p.m.
8 1/2 questions and some answers.
Craig L. Huneke*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(89713139)

3:15 p.m.
A length inequality for one dimensional local rings.
Donatella Delfino*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(89713137)

3:45 p.m.
Tight closure and base change.
Melvin Hochster*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Craig Huneke, Purdue University
(89713638)

4:15 p.m.
Betti numbers of finite length modules.
E. Graham Evans, Jr.*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(89713204)

4:45 p.m.
Betti numbers of almost complete intersections.
Daniel Dugger*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(89713239)

5:15 p.m.
A new criterion for isomorphism of singularities.
Steven Dale Cutkosky, University of Missouri, Columbia
Hema Srinivasan*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(89713544)

5:45 p.m.
Length of a homogeneous form, and vanishing ideals at point.
Anthony A. Iarrobino, Jr.*, Northeastern University
Vassil Kanev, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia
(89713523)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Complex Dynamics, I

2:15 p.m.
Harmonic analysis and inflexibility in conformal dynamics
Curt McMullen*, University of California, Berkeley
(89730187)

2:45 p.m.
Critical orbit geometry for unimodal maps.
LeRoy A. Wenstrom*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(89758335)

3:15 p.m.
Renormalizations, rigidity and universality in the bifurcations.
Jun Hu*, City College, City University of New York
(89730154)

3:45 p.m.
Matings of Yoccoz polynomials.
Jiaqi Luo*, Cornell University
(89730776)

4:15 p.m.
Geometric localization, uniformly John property and separated semihyperbolic dynamics.
Zoltan Balogh, Michigan State University
Alexander Volberg*, Michigan State University
(89731155)

4:45 p.m.
Ergodicity of conformal measures for quadratic polynomials.
Eduardo A. Prado*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(89758328)

5:15 p.m.
The negative spectrum of polynomial Julia sets.
N. G. Makarov, California Institute of Technology
Stanislav Konstantin Smirnov*, California Institute of Technology
(89730922)

5:45 p.m.
Informal Discussion

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Almost Multiplicative Maps, C* Algebras, and Deformations, I

2:15 p.m.
C*algebra deformations and complex semisimple groups.
Nigel Higson*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(89719220)

2:45 p.m.
Asymptotic morphisms and the MiscenkoFomenko index theorem.
John D. Trout, Jr.*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(89757820)

3:15 p.m.
The higher \etacochains and almost flat bundles.
FangBing Wu*, Kansas State University
(89719275)

3:45 p.m.
On the classification of certain C*algebras.
Marius Dadarlat*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(89746175)

4:15 p.m.
Ktheory of Roe algebras and applications.
Guoliang Yu*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(89746240)

4:45 p.m.
Generalized inductive limits and quasidiagonality.
Bruce Blackadar*, University of Nevada, Reno
Eberhard Kirchberg, HumboldtUniversit\"at, Germany
(89746156)

5:15 p.m.
Relative Etheory.
Erik Guentner*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(89746310)

5:45 p.m.
Almost Fredholm representation of discrete groups.
Alexander S. Mishchenko*, Moscow State University, Russia
(89757115)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Model Theory, II

2:15 p.m.
Homogeneous orders, Scott height and classification theory.
Michael C. Laskowski*, University of Maryland, College Park
Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
(89703741)

2:45 p.m.
Measures on aleph_ocategorical structures.
Douglas E. Ensley*, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
(89703146)

3:15 p.m.
The main gap for uncountable theories: A status report.
A. Chowdhury, University of Connecticut, Storrs
B. Hart*, McMaster University
(89703804)

3:45 p.m.
Models with few substructures.
Chris Laskowski, University of Maryland, College Park
Laura L. Mayer*, Loyola University of Chicago
(89703709)

4:15 p.m.
A definable rank for nonmultidimensional superstable theories.
Ambar Chowdhury*, University of Connecticut, Storrs and McMaster University
James Loveys, McGill University
Predrag Tanovic, Mathematicki Institut, Belgrade, Hungary and McGill University
(89703405)

4:45 p.m.
Degrees of expansions and models of arithmetic.
Brendan P. Burke*, Loyola University of Chicago
(89703757)

5:15 p.m.
Modules and 1based groups.
Katrin U. Tent*, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
(89703786)

5:45 p.m.
Saturation properties in nonstandard universes.
Renling Jin*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Saharon Shelah, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, and Rutgers University
(89703330)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Extremal Riemann Surfaces, II

2:15 p.m.
JenkinsStrebel differentials on finite and nonfinite Riemann surfaces.
Clifford J. Earle*, Cornell University
Frederick P. Gardiner, Brooklyn College, City University of New York
(89730476)

2:55 p.m.
Uniformization of modular curves, I.
Hershel M. Farkas, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Yaacov Kopeliovich, University of California, Irvine
Irwin Kra*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(89730316)

3:25 p.m.
Uniformizations of modular curves, II.
Hershel M. Farkas*, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Yaacov Kopeliovich, University of California, Irvine
Irwin Kra, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(89730471)

3:55 p.m.
Factorization of N 2 + 1 and the modular group.
Robert Brooks*, University of California, Los Angeles
Hershel M. Farkas, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
(89722277)

4:25 p.m.
A special Riemann surface.
Marvin Tretkoff*, Princeton, New Jersey
(89730478)

4:55 p.m.
Linear orbits of configurations of points in the projective line.
Paolo Aluffi*, Florida State University
Carel Faber, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
(89714790)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Systems and Applications, I

2:15 p.m.
Newtonlike methods in stochastic analysis.
M. Z. Nashed*, University of Delaware
(89760921)

2:45 p.m.
Finite dimensional solutions of a risk sensitive Zakai equation.
Robert J. Elliott*, University of Alberta
Vaclav Benes, The Benes Group
(89793194)

3:15 p.m.
Partially observed control of stochastic systems on Hilbert space.
N. U. Ahmed*, University of Ottawa
(8979365)

3:45 p.m.
Generalized quasilinearization for stochastic differential equations.
V. Lakshmikantham, Florida Institute of Technology
Farzana A. McRae*, McLean, Virginia
(89734434)

4:15 p.m.
Stochastic optimal control with information structure constraints.
S. V. Savastyuk, Santa Clara University
D. D. Siljak*, Santa Clara University
(8979379)

4:45 p.m.
Variational problems in filtering.
N. Medhin*, Clark Atlanta University
(89760525)

5:15 p.m.
Strong convergence for a class of controlled stochastic singularly perturbed systems.
Janusz Golec*, Fordham University
(89760608)

5:45 p.m.
Tensor series representation for Hilbert space valued stochastic processes.
Yuichiro Kakihara*, University of California, Riverside
(89760184)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part B
An introductory mathematics course called CHANCE.
Organizers:
J. Laurie Snell, Dartmouth College
Peter G. Doyle, University of California, San Diego
Joan B. Garfield, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part A
Dynamic geometry via Geometer's Sketchpad.
Organizers:
Doris J. Schattschneider, Moravian College
James R. King, University of Washington

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Graph Theory and Combinatorics, II

2:15 p.m.
On strong digraphs with a prescribed ultracenter.
Gary Chartrand, Western Michigan University
Heather Gavlas, Western Michigan University
Kelly Schultz*, Western Michigan University
Steven J. Winters, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
(89705370)

2:30 p.m.
Efficient open domination in graphs.
Heather Gavlas*, Western Michigan University
Kelly Schultz, Western Michigan University
Peter Slater, University of Alabama, Huntsville
(89705371)

2:45 p.m.
Cayley maps for groups generated by involutions.
Michelle Schultz*, Western Michigan University
(89705425)

3:00 p.m.
Interpretations of the characters SO(2n+1) and proof of Weyl character formula.
Steve Wei*, Pennsylvania State University, Mont Alto Campus
(89705491)

3:15 p.m.
Uniform generalized Steinhaus graphs.
Neal E. Brand*, University of North Texas
Margaret Morton, University of Auckland, New Zealand
(89705505)

3:30 p.m.
Characterization of regular Cayley maps.
Robert Jajcay*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(89705506)

3:45 p.m.
Minimum coverings of Kn with hexagons.
Janie Alior Kennedy*, Auburn University, Auburn
(89705511)

4:00 p.m.
Symmetric graphs with imprimitive vertexstabilizer.
Margaret Morton*, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Marston Conder, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Cheryl Praeger, University of Western Australia, Australia
(89705554)

4:15 p.m.
Probability polynomials for closedend ladders.
Esther Hunt*, Western Michigan University
(89705562)

4:30 p.m.
A graphtheoretic approach to counting Venn diagrams.
Kiran B. Chilakamarri, Central State University
Peter Hamburger, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Ft.\ Wayne
Raymond Pippert*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Ft.\ Wayne
(89705568)

4:45 p.m.
A graphtheoretic approach to properties of simple Venn diagrams.
Kiran B. Chilakamarri, Central State University
Peter Hamburger*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Ft.\ Wayne
Raymond Pippert, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Ft.\ Wayne
(89705569)

5:00 p.m.
The forcing domination number of a graph.
Heather Gavlas, Western Michigan University
Robert C. Vandell*, Western Michigan University
Gary Chartrand, Western Michigan University
Frank Harary, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(89705571)

5:15 p.m.
The sizes of graphs labelled with a condition at distance two.
John P. Georges, Trinity College
David Mauro*, Trinity College
(89705572)

5:30 p.m.
Locally invariant positions of (0,1)matrices.
Kevin F. McDougal*, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
(89705590)

5:45 p.m.
A phase space approach to the 3x+1 problem.
Debra J. Knisley*, East Tennessee State University
Jeff Knisley, East Tennessee State University
(89705665)

6:00 p.m.
Spanning trees generated by stars of vertices in a graph.
Jerrold W. Grossman*, Oakland University
(89705667)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic Topology and Manifolds

2:15 p.m.
On the convergence of second quadrant homology spectral sequences.
Brooke E. Shipley*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(89755191)

2:30 p.m.
Nielsen numbers of maps of an nad.
Peter Wong*, Bates College
(89755249)

2:45 p.m.
Computing upsilon_1periodic homotopy groups.
Donald M. Davis*, Lehigh University
Huajian Yang, Lehigh University
(89755315)

3:00 p.m.
Fixed points of boundarypreserving maps of the npunctured disc.
Jeanine Nolan*, University of California, Los Angeles
(89755375)

3:15 p.m.
Cohomological dimension of boundaries of classifying spaces.
Sean T. Cleary*, University of California, Davis
(89755764)

3:30 p.m.
Nielsen numbers and Seifert fibre spaces.
Michael R. Kelly*, Loyola University
(89755766)

3:45 p.m.
37/72 of arithmetic equivalence.
Donna Stuart*, University of Nebraska, Omaha
Patricia W. Beaulieu, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(89755873)

4:00 p.m.
Distinguishing rational homotopy types of components of function spaces.
Samuel B. Smith*, Washington College
(89755936)

4:15 p.m.
Algebra of ChernSimons classes, the Poisson bracket and the Gauge group action on it.
Mikhail M. Smirnov*, Princeton University
(89757169)

4:30 p.m.
Odd torus knots have no mod p labellings.
Susan M. Harris, Bucknell University
Gregory T. Quenell*, Bucknell University
(89757203)

4:45 p.m.
Free reductions and deformations of two complexes in four manifolds.
Paul J. Kapitza*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(89757732)

5:00 p.m.
Higher order Grassman manifolds and vector bundles.
Gregory A. Fredricks*, Lewis & Clark College
Jeffrey C. Lutgen, Whittier College
(89757809)

5:15 p.m.
Periodic maps between small surfaces with an application to 3manifold topology.
Yongwu Rong*, George Washington University
(89757826)

5:30 p.m.
Twist families of ribbon knots.
Scott A. Brown*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Patrick J. Callahan, University of Texas, Austin
(89757858)

5:45 p.m.
Linkhomotopy classes distinguished by preperipheral structures.
James R. Hughes*, Haverford College
(89757889)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Sequences, Series, and Approximations

2:15 p.m.
F.K. multiplier spaces.
D. J. Fleming, Saint Lawrence University
J. C. Magee*, State University of New York, College at Potsdam
(89740254)

2:30 p.m.
On Marcinkiewicz's problem.
XiaoXiong Gan*, Morgan State University
(89740308)

2:45 p.m.
An extension of a sum of Erdos and Turan.
Don Redmond*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(89740643)

3:00 p.m.
Statistically preCauchy sequences.
J. Connor*, Ohio University, Athens
J. Fridy, Kent State University
J. Kline, Ohio University, Chillicothe
(89740683)

3:15 p.m.
Summation of unbounded sequences.
Alexander F. Kleiner, Jr.*, Drake University
(89740769)

3:30 p.m.
Comparison theorems on moduli of continuity.
George A. Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
(89741321)

3:45 p.m.
Existence of degenerate best l1 rational approximations.
Richard Gayle*, Montana State University
(89741454)

4:00 p.m.
On some saturation properties of the representation formulae for (CO) mparameter operator semigroups.
Mi Zhou*, University of Memphis
George A. Anastassiou, University of Memphis
(89741561)

4:15 p.m.
Estimates for the numerical solution of multivariate Dirichlet problem for the Poisson equation.
George A. Anastassiou, University of Memphis
Alexander D. Bendikov*, University of Memphis
(89741829)

4:30 p.m.
A note on the asymptotics of exponential integrals.
David O. Kaminski*, University of Lethbridge
(89741952)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Particles, Fluids, Optics, and Physics

2:15 p.m.
Spatial algebra in multibody kinematic modeling.
David A. Lamb*, U S Army TACOM
(89770172)

2:30 p.m.
On bifurcation of twodimensional steady flow in a porous channel.
Chunqing Lu*, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
(89776494)

2:45 p.m.
Numerical simulation of combustion in turbulent mixing layers.
Yu Song*, Indiana University, South Bend
(89776789)

3:00 p.m.
Curvilinear finite elements for boundary value problems.
Alexander Gokhman, Fluid & Power Research Institute
Dmitry Gokhman*, University of Texas, San Antonio
(89776918)

3:15 p.m.
An identity crisis for the Casimir operator.
Thomas R. Love*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(89781961)

3:30 p.m.
The YangMills measure in 2D gauge theory.
Dana S. Fine*, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth
(89781173)

3:45 p.m.
Reflectingness and closed timelike curves in spacetime.
Udaykumar Vyas*, WinstonSalem State University
Pankaj Joshi, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, India
(89783537)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Ordinary Differential Equations

2:15 p.m.
Construction of a fundamental matrix solution at a singular point of the first kind by means of the SN decomposition of matrices.
PoFang Hsieh*, Western Michigan University
M. Kohno, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Yasutaka Sibuya, Kumamoto University, Japan
(89734264)

2:30 p.m.
Radial solutions of cap delta_u + f(u) =0 in bold R^n.
Joseph A. Iaia*, University of North Texas
(89734358)

2:45 p.m.
Boundary value problems for nth order functional differential equations.
Denise Taunton*, Auburn University, Auburn
Johnny L. Henderson, Auburn University
(89734394)

3:00 p.m.
Stability of diffusive LotkaVolterra system with time delays.
Shair Ahmad, University of Texas, San Antonio
M. R. M. Rao*, University of Texas, San Antonio
(89734527)

3:15 p.m.
Analysis of a model of two competitors in a chemostat with an external activator.
A. S. Elkhader*, Northern State University
(89734563)

3:30 p.m.
A generalization of the HartmanWintner theorem.
Feipeng Xie*, Western Michigan University
(89734623)

3:45 p.m.
Multipoint boundary value problems for weakly coupled systems.
Jeffrey Ehme*, Spelman College
(89734624)

4:00 p.m.
Existence and uniqueness.
Mohammad Khavanin*, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks
(89734625)

4:15 p.m.
Composite boundedness and stability results in terms of two measures.
Donna S. Stutson*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
A. S. Vatsala, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(89734647)

4:30 p.m.
Sturmian theory of ordinary linear differential equations.
Robert G. Alvarez*, University of Texas, San Antonio
(89734655)

4:45 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of solutions of asymptotically constant coefficient systems of differential equations.
William F. Trench*, Trinity University
(89734756)

5:00 p.m.
On particular solutions of certain differential equations via Fourier sine and cosine transform.
Sadanand Verma*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(89734930)

5:15 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior of solutions of a certain nth order meromorphic differential equation.
T. K. Puttaswamy*, Ball State University
(89734931)

5:30 p.m.
On the asymptotic behavior of solutions of a certain ordinary differential equation of Langer's type.
T. K. Puttaswamy, Ball State University
T. V. Sastry*, Bradley University
(89734932)

5:45 p.m.
Comparison of eigenvalues for eigenvalue problems of a right disfocal operator.
Eric R. Kaufmann*, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
(89734947)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovations in Teaching Linear Algebra, I

2:15 p.m.
Using the ATLAST exercises to teach linear algebra.
Steven J. Leon*, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
(897001074)

2:45 p.m.
Incorporating new ideas into all sections of linear algebra.
Jane Day*, San Jose State University
(897001061)

3:05 p.m.
Break

4:20 p.m.
Projects in linear algebra using MATLAB.
Richard O. Hill, Jr.*, Michigan State University
(897001069)

4:35 p.m.
Visualization in nonstandard inner product spaces.
Lila F. Roberts*, Georgia Southern University
(897001079)

4:55 p.m.
Exploring the SVD through digital images.
Larry Riddle*, Agnes Scott College
(897001078)

5:10 p.m.
Matrix software: From calculator to student laboratory.
Jeffrey Stuart*, University of Southern Mississippi
(897001082)

5:30 p.m.
Gaussian elimination and pivoting strategies for finite precision.
Larry Neal*, East Tennessee State University
George Poole, East Tennessee State University
Eudoro van der Biest, East Tennessee State University
(897001076)

5:45 p.m.
Finding a basis for the intersection of two vector spaces: A computer approach.
Luz M. DeAlba*, Drake University
(897001063)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:15 p.m.3:15 p.m.
JPBM Public Information Session
Mathematics and the general public: What they know? What they should know?
Organizers:
Richard H. Herman, JPBM
Kathleen Holmay, JPBM

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:20 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Chaotic Dynamics and Fractal Geometry, I

2:20 p.m.
Shadowing in chaotic systems.
Celso Grebogi*, University of Maryland, College Park
(897001007)

2:55 p.m.
Synchronous fireflies.
Steven H. Strogatz*, Cornell University, Ithaca
(897001018)

3:30 p.m.
Illustrating concepts in chaos with the phase portrait.
Jeff Knisley*, East Tennessee State University
(897001012)

3:45 p.m.
The wonderful world of circle maps.
James A. Walsh*, Oberlin College
(897001019)

4:00 p.m.
Complex dynamics of the standard map.
Robert L. Devaney*, Boston University
Nuria Fagella, Boston University
(897001003)

4:35 p.m.
Riddled basins.
James C. Alexander*, National Science Foundation and University of Maryland, College Park
(897001000)

5:10 p.m.
The topology of stirred fields.
Judy Kennedy*, University of Delaware
(897001011)

5:35 p.m.
The Hausdorff dimension of some subsets of the Cantor set.
Judith Palagallo*, University of Akron
(897001015)

5:50 p.m.
Origins and early history of chaos and dynamical systems.
Barbara Bohannon*, Hofstra University
Sharon Kunoff, Long Island University, C. W. Post Center
(897001002)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 2:25 p.m.5:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Preparing Teachers to Implement Change, I

2:25 p.m.
Implementing change in teaching K4 mathematics: An interdisciplinary approach.
Carolyn L. Pinchback*, University of Central Arkansas
Donna H. Foss, University of Central Arkansas
(897001197)

2:40 p.m.
Using children's literature in mathematics courses for preservice elementary school teachers.
Jane Friedman*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(897001183)

2:55 p.m.
Restructuring the mathematics and science courses for elementary education teachers.
Anne L. Madsen, University of New Mexico
Walter T. Kyner*, University of New Mexico
(897001185)

3:10 p.m.
A model program to implement change of K12 teachers and preservice teachers.
Regina Baron Brunner*, Cedar Crest College
(897001179)

3:25 p.m.
The content, methodology, and practicum connection at the University of WisconsinStevens Point.
Richard A. Mitchell*, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point
(897001190)

3:40 p.m.
The revolution in K12 mathematics and its implications for undergraduate math courses.
Dale R. Oliver*, Humboldt State University
Phyllis Z. Chinn, Humboldt State University
(897001192)

3:55 p.m.
Informal Discussion

4:10 p.m.
The description of cooperative and collaborative learning in a mathematics education classroom.
Varona L. Wynn*, Central Piedmont Community College
(897001201)

4:25 p.m.
A classroom teacher's use of research to effect change in preservice elementary teachers.
Mercedes A. McGowen*, William Rainey Harper College
(897001187)

4:40 p.m.
Designing and imbedding a college algebra course in a teacher preparation program.
Judith A. Clark*, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Linda A. Kime, University of Massachusetts, Boston
(897001180)

4:55 p.m.
Program for elementary education majors specializing in mathematics.
Albert Otto*, Illinois State University
(897001193)

5:10 p.m.
Elementary geometry: A teacher preparation course developed under the auspices of the Maryland collaborative for teacher preparation.
Karen Benbury*, Bowie State University
(897001178)

5:25 p.m.
The Maryland collaborative for teacher preparation (MCTP).
Rebecca Lee*, Bowie State University
(897001186)

5:40 p.m.
Preparing teachers to implement change.
Susann M. Mathews*, Wright State University
(897001189)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Teaching linear algebra with technology: its impact.
David R. Hill*, Temple University
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University
(89700988)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 3:20 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Teaching With Original Sources, II

3:20 p.m.
Teaching high school geometry using Euclid and Lobachevski: A great books geometry course.
Jack V. Wales, Jr.*, The Thacher School, Ojai, California
(897001219)

3:40 p.m.
A very rich source by L. Euler.
Etienne Archinard*, Coll\`ege de Saussure, Switzerland
(897001204)

4:05 p.m.
Math ed students, pure math majors and original sources.
Daniel S. Alexander*, Drake University
(897001202)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 3:20 p.m.4:15 p.m.
AWM Panel Discussion
AWM: Why do we need it now ?

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 4:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Game Theory, Computation, Biology, and Control

4:15 p.m.
A computational experiment for modified due date algorithm in tardiness problem.
Bahram Alidaee*, West Texas A & M University
(89790192)

4:30 p.m.
The classification of continuation probabilities.
Michael A. Jones*, United States Military Academy
(89790215)

4:45 p.m.
A characterization of the feasible region of a bilevel linear program.
YiHsin Liu*, University of Nebraska at Omaha
(89790357)

5:00 p.m.
Minimal convex covers of symmetric games.
John Michael Rulnick*, University of California, Los Angeles
Lloyd Shapley, University of California, Los Angeles
(89790855)

5:15 p.m.
Parallel decomposition methods in coarse grained optimization.
Golbon Zakeri*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(89790867)

5:30 p.m.
A comparison of reactiondiffusion and cellchemotaxis models through a study of parameter domains.
Mei Zhu*, Pomona College
J. D. Murray, University of Washington
(89792722)

5:45 p.m.
Reduction and optimal control of Hamiltonian control systems for molecular dynamics.
Florence J. Lin*, University of Southern California
(89793896)

6:00 p.m.
Analysis of a nonlinear functional differential equation for an agestructured population.
S. K. Rai*, Texas A & M University, Galveston
Dennis W. Brewer, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
(89792968)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 4:20 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AWM Business Meeting

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 4:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Committee on the Profession Presentation
Math in industry.
Organizers:
Paul Davis, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Section Officers

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 4:45 p.m.6:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Fourier Analysis and Abstract Harmonic Analysis

4:45 p.m.
Fourier transforms of the binary transparencies in the polar coordinate system.
Elena Bankowski*, University of Detroit Mercy
(89742460)

5:00 p.m.
Almost nowhere differentiable cubic lacunary Fourier series.
Joseph L. Gerver*, Rutgers University, Camden
(89742489)

5:15 p.m.
Nonlinear inversion of linear equations via adaptive subspace decomposition.
Tim Olson*, Dartmouth College
(89742893)

5:30 p.m.
Convergence of the cascade algorithm for the dilation equation.
Gilbert Strang*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(89742942)

6:00 p.m.
Wavelets on local fields of finite characteristic.
W. Christopher Lang*, Indiana University, Southeast
(89743706)

6:15 p.m.
The remarkable functions sin^2n x/2.
David Weinberg, Texas Tech University
J. Marshall Ash*, Texas Tech University
Gang Wang, Texas Tech University
(89742950)

6:30 p.m.
Almost orthogonality properties of mixed characters.
Idris M. Munshi*, Kansas State University
(89743916)

Wednesday January 4, 1995, 8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Turbulence, turbulent diffusion, and modern applied mathematics.
Andrew Majda*, Princeton University
(89700977)
Thursday January 5, 1995

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Noetherian Rings and Modules, III

7:00 a.m.
Excellent rings, Henselian rings and the approximation property.
Christel Rotthaus*, Michigan State University
(89713456)

8:00 a.m.
Constructing local generic formal fibers.
Susan Loepp*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(8971373)

8:30 a.m.
Ideal theory in twodimensional regular local domains and birational extensions.
William J. Heinzer*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
David Lantz, Colgate University
(8971340)

9:00 a.m.
Break

10:00 a.m.
Length and multiplicity formulas for intergrally closed modules.
Vijay Kodiyalam*, University of Kansas
(89713389)

10:30 a.m.
Prime ideals in birational extensions of polynomial rings {\rm II}.
William J. Heinzer, Purdue University, West Lafayette
David Lantz*, Colgate University
Sylvia M. Wiegand, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(8971341)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The Simple Group Classification: Second Generation Proof and Applications, II

7:30 a.m.
Finite subgroups of exceptional algebraic groups.
Martin Liebeck, Imperial College, England
Gary M. Seitz*, University of Oregon
(8972008)

8:00 a.m.
The monster, conformal field theories, and vertex operator algebras.
Geoffrey Mason*, University of California, Santa Cruz
(89720332)

8:30 a.m.
Application of the classification of finite simple groups to group computations.
Larry Finkelstein*, Northeastern University
(89720509)

9:00 a.m.
Weisfeiler's work on finite linear groups.
Walter Feit*, Yale University
(89720299)

9:30 a.m.
Classifying spaces of finite simple groups.
Dave Benson*, University of Georgia
(89720273)

10:00 a.m.
Locally finite simple groups.
Jonathan I. Hall*, Michigan State University
(89720344)

10:30 a.m.
Recent advances in the theory of groups of finite Morley rank.
Tuna Altinel*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(89720541)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:45 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Topology

7:45 a.m.
Subspaces of Smanifolds.
Kamla D. Singh*, University of North Dakota
M. M. Tripathi, Lucknow University, India
(89753574)

8:00 a.m.
Lattices of topologies.
M. Rajagopalan*, Tennessee State University
V. Kannan, University of Hyderabad, India
(89754165)

8:15 a.m.
Sum theorems and sigmaproducts.
J. C. Smith*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(89754168)

8:30 a.m.
Oriented matroids and hyperplane transversals.
Laura M. Anderson*, Indiana University, Bloomington
Rephael Wenger, Ohio State University, Columbus
(89754179)

8:45 a.m.
Destroying collectionwise normality by CCC forcing.
Franklin D. Tall*, University of Toronto
(89754227)

9:00 a.m.
Biholder embeddings and the logarithmic ratio.
H. MovahediLankarani*, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona Campus
(89754532)

9:15 a.m.
A gener