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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
Saturday January 7, 1995

Saturday January 7, 1995, 7:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Function Theory In One and Several Complex Variables, II

7:30 a.m.
Twopoint distortion theorems for univalent functions.
William Ma, Pennsylvania College of Technology
David Minda*, University of Cincinnati
(89730422)

8:00 a.m.
Hyperbolically convex functions.
Wancang Ma*, Pennsylvania College of Technology
David Minda, University of Cincinnati
(8973077)

8:30 a.m.
Numerical conformal mapping of circular domains.
Thomas K. DeLillo, Wichita State University
John A. Pfaltzgraff*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(8973076)

9:00 a.m.
Removable singularities for the boundary values of holomorphic functions, harmonaic duality and hyperfunctions.
Edgar Lee Stout*, University of Washington
(89732799)

9:30 a.m.
Periodic automorphisms of $\Bbb C^n$.
Patrick R. Ahern, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Walter Rudin*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(8973272)

10:00 a.m.
John domains, quasidisks, and the Nehari class.
Brad Osgood*, Stanford University
(89730105)

10:30 a.m.
Univalence criteria, convexity, and homeomorphic extensions.
Martin S. Chuaqui*, Pontificia University Catolica, Chile
(89730104)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 7:40 a.m.11:15 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Undergraduate Research, II

7:40 a.m.
Approximation of a given matrix by a matrix from an interesting set.
Ilya Gluhovsky*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(89715262)

8:00 a.m.
Quadratic transformations and the separation problem.
Philip H. Bradley*, Rice University
(89714677)

8:20 a.m.
Classification of absolutely isolated double points on surfaces.
Jason Starr*, University of California, Berkeley
Mikhail Konikov, University of Maryland, College Park
Sergey Levin, Harvard University
(89714359)

8:40 a.m.
Some special cases of the separation problem.
Matthew W. Cushman*, Carnegie Mellon University
(89714818)

9:00 a.m.
A theorem on the fundamental functors over Abelian groups.
Vincent T. Frisina*, Allegheny College
(89718679)

9:20 a.m.
Abelain quotients of Artin groups.
Laura McKinney*, Bryn Mawr College
John Meier, Lafayette College
Katharine G. Schnare, Smith College
(89720225)

9:40 a.m.
Charateristics of geometric invariants of graph groups.
Laura McKinney, Bryn Mawr College
Katharine G. Schnare*, Smith College
(89720224)

10:00 a.m.
Conjugacy classes of triple products in finite groups.
Kevin R. Hutson, Hendrix College
Emily Salvo*, Villanova University
(89720281)

10:20 a.m.
Distinct products of triples in finite groups.
Curtis Mitchell*, Carleton College
(89720282)

10:40 a.m.
Square roots of finite groups.
Matthew Devos*, Carnegie Mellon
David L. McAdams, Harvard University
Rebecca L. Rapoport, Harvard University
(89720283)

11:00 a.m.
Finding the closest normal matrix to a given matrix.
Richard F. Mohr*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(89715304)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic Boundary Value Problems and Applications, II

8:00 a.m.
A signchanging solution for a superlinear Dirichlet problem.
Alfonso Castro, University of North Texas
Jorge Cossio, University of North Texas
John M. Neuberger*, University of North Texas
(89735497)

8:30 a.m.
Nonordered sub and supersolutions in elliptic and periodicparabolic partial differential equations.
M. N. Nkashama*, University of Alabama, Birmingham
(89735593)

9:00 a.m.
Comparison results in some nonstandard elliptic problems.
Philip W. Schaefer*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(89735412)

9:30 a.m.
Higher Eigenvalues and quasilinear PDE.
Victor L. Shapiro*, University of California, Riverside
(89735284)

10:00 a.m.
An antimaximum principle inherited from a strong maximum principle.
Peter Takac*, Washington State University
Jacqueline FleckingerPelle, Universit\'e des Sciences Sociales, France
(89735287)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, I

8:00 a.m.
A mathematical intersection: M. L. Cartwright and J. E. Littlewood.
Shawnee L. McMurran*, Providence College
James Joseph Tattersall, Providence College
(8970120)

8:30 a.m.
Some episodes in the history of partition theory.
James Joseph Tattersall*, Providence College
(8970121)

9:00 a.m.
We have been reading the wrong text of Euclid.
Wilbur R. Knorr*, Stanford University
(8970178)

9:30 a.m.
AlKuhi's solution to a problem inspired by Archimedes.
J. L. Berggren*, Simon Fraser University
(89701354)

10:00 a.m.
Abraham Robinson and the creation of nonstandard analysis: A personal and mathematical odyssey.
Joseph W. Dauben*, City College, City University of New York
(8970101)

10:30 a.m.
Marshall Islands stick charts: A case in ethnomathematics.
Marcia Ascher*, Ithaca College
(8970158)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Graph Theory, II

8:00 a.m.
Tournaments.
K. B. Reid*, California State University San Marcos
(89705557)

8:30 a.m.
Reliability theory.
C. Suffel*, Stevens Institute of Technology
(89705887)

9:00 a.m.
Connectivity in graphs.
Ortrud R. Oellermann*, Brandon University
(89705413)

9:30 a.m.
Intersection graphs and their applications.
F. R. McMorris*, University of Louisville
(89705600)

10:00 a.m.
Thresholds and random graph theory.
E. M. Palmer*, Michigan State University
(89705927)

10:30 a.m.
The probabilistic tool.
John Gimbel*, University of Alaska
(89705601)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Theory and Applications of Nonlinear Operators of Accretive and Monotone Type, I

8:00 a.m.
Nonlinear integral equations in Banach spaces.
Sergiu Aizicovici*, Ohio University, Athens
(89747235)

8:30 a.m.
The Favard class associated with a degenerate nonlinear parabolic problem.
Gisele Ruiz Goldstein*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(89747209)

9:00 a.m.
On a class of nonlinear BVP involving operators of monotone type.
R. Kannan*, University of Texas, San Antonio
(89734229)

9:30 a.m.
Illposed nonlinear equations with monotone operators.
M. Z. Nashed*, University of Delaware
(89735212)

10:00 a.m.
Semilinear semigroups and the KdV equation.
Jerome A. Goldstein*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(89747973)

10:30 a.m.
Existence and stability of solutions to partial functional differential equations with delay.
Wolfgang M. Ruess*, University of Essen, Germany
(89747216)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Noncommutative Algebra, III

8:00 a.m.
Irreducible representations of Q_q(M_n)$ at roots of unity.
Joanna M. Staniszkis*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(89716318)

8:30 a.m.
A new class of algebras associated to elliptic curves.
Darin R. Stephenson*, Kalamazoo College
(89716302)

9:00 a.m.
Primeness of the enveloping algebra of a Cartan type Lie superalgebra.
Mark Curtis Wilson*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(89716138)

9:30 a.m.
On algebras with vanishing Hochschild homology.
Dan Zacharia*, Syracuse University
(89716257)

10:00 a.m.
On GelfandKirillow transcendence degree.
James Zhang*, University of Washington
(89716248)

10:30 a.m.
Viewing finite dimensional representations through infinite dimensional ones.
Birge Zimmermann Huisgen*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Dieter Happel, Technical University of Chemnitz, Germany
(89716340)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, I

8:00 a.m.
The Goodwillie tower of the identity functor applied to odd dimensional spheres.
Gregory Arone, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Mark Mahowald*, Northwestern University
(89755846)

8:30 a.m.
The E(2) BousfieldKan spectral sequence for W(n).
Robert D. Thompson*, Hunter College, City University of New York
(89755845)

9:00 a.m.
Costable homotopy theory.
Brayton Gray*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(89755714)

9:30 a.m.
An equivariant smash spectral sequence.
Michele Intermont*, John Carroll University
(89755132)

10:00 a.m.
Informal Discussion

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part B
Introduction to research in the teaching and learning of undergraduate mathematics: Examples in calculus.
Organizers:
Joan FerriniMundy, University of New Hampshire
M. Kathleen Heid, Pennsylvania State University

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#20: Part A
Doing discrete mathematics with undergraduates.
Organizers:
Gary J. Sherman, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, II

8:00 a.m.
Algorithms for finding small solutions.
Patrick S. Mitchell*, Kansas State University
(89711731)

8:15 a.m.
Explicit universal deformations of even Galois representations.
Gebhard Boeckle*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(89711738)

8:30 a.m.
Quintic forms over finite fields.
David B. Leep*, University of Kentucky
(89711740)

8:45 a.m.
Kadmissibility of wreath products of cyclic pgroups.
Steven Liedahl*, California State University, Fresno
(89711765)

9:00 a.m.
Computergenerated resolutions of cubic cusp singularities.
Helen G. Grundman*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
Erik L. Oliver, University of Pennsylvania
(89711707)

9:15 a.m.
Toward a deformation theory for Galois representations of global function fields.
David T. Ose*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(89711779)

9:30 a.m.
Linear combinations of Cantor sets.
J. E. Nymann*, University of Texas, El Paso
(89711800)

9:45 a.m.
Function fields of pfister neighbors.
Hamza Ahmad*, Louisiana State University
Jack Ohm, Louisiana State University
(89711808)

10:00 a.m.
Special functions on finite upper half planes over rings.
Cynthia E. Trimble*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(89711856)

10:15 a.m.
Zeta functions do not determine class numbers.
Bart De Smit, Erasmus University, Netherlands
Robert Perlis*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(89711870)

10:30 a.m.
The search for deceptive primes.
Timothy R. Ray*, Southeast Missouri State University
(89711953)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Geometry

8:00 a.m.
The sausage conjecture holds for moderately bent sausages.
Boris V. Dekster*, Mount Allison University
(8975281)

8:15 a.m.
A general 3,4,5 puzzle.
Robert J. Gregorac*, Iowa State College, Ames
(89751374)

8:30 a.m.
Covering polygonal tiles with affine images.
Kiran B. Chilakamarri, Central State University
Nathaniel Dean*, Morristown, New Jersey
Henry R. Gee, Central State University
(89751143)

8:45 a.m.
Complete conformal metrics with prescribed Guassian curvature on noncompact surfaces.
Wenhong Liu*, Tulane University
(89751727)

9:00 a.m.
The curvature of equiarea loci.
Daniel H. Steinberg*, Case Western Reserve University
(89753784)

9:15 a.m.
Squares opaque from multiple points of view.
Michael J. Miller*, LeMoyne College
(89751894)

9:30 a.m.
Polyhedra with isosceles triangles for faces.
Charlot Calixte, York College, City University of New York
Joseph Malkevitch*, York College, City University of New York
(89752610)

9:45 a.m.
A polynomialtime algorithm for the conjugacy problem in Coxeter groups of large type.
Paul J. Gies*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(89752863)

10:00 a.m.
Nonexistence of closed de Sitter manifolds.
Maria M. Morrill*, College of the Holy Cross
(89753775)

10:15 a.m.
Integral submanifolds of some distributions on almost rparacontact Riemannian manifolds.
Andrew Bucki*, Oklahoma School of Science & Mathematics
(89753832)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
AMS Session on Operator Theory, II

8:00 a.m.
Local spectral theory for Banach algebras of vectorvalued functions.
Michael M. Neumann*, Mississippi State University
(89747251)

8:15 a.m.
Hyperbolic composition operators in B(H2) and B(H2)/K(H2).
Damian Betebenner*, University of Wyoming
(89747355)

8:30 a.m.
A model for invertible composition operators on H^2.
Paul R. Hurst*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(89747373)

8:45 a.m.
An approximate fixed point theorem and an intuitive proof of Brouwer's theorem.
Eric Schechter*, Vanderbilt University
(89747451)

9:00 a.m.
Hyponormality for composition operators on Hilbert spaces of vectorvalued functions.
William E. Hornor*, University of Southern Mississippi
J. E. Jamison, University of Memphis
(89747622)

9:15 a.m.
Representations of H infinity (G) and subnormal operators.
Bebe Prunaru*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(89747734)

9:30 a.m.
On completely continuous multilinear operators.
David Ruch*, Sam Houston State University
(89747771)

9:45 a.m.
Bounded ideals of C*algebras.
Kurt Friedman*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(89747854)

10:00 a.m.
Simplification of algebraic expressions for operator theory and engineering systems theory.
Mark Stankus*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(89747897)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
MAA Session on Experiences With Modeling in Elementary Differential Equations, I

8:00 a.m.
Realworld applications in elementary differential equations.
Ahlam ElHage Tannouri*, Morgan State University
Sam Tannouri, Morgan State University
(897001056)

8:20 a.m.
Modeling projects in elementary differential equations.
Richard F. Melka*, University of Pittsburgh, Bradford
(897001049)

8:40 a.m.
Using modeling in differential equations to motivate women in mathematics.
Laurie Hopkins*, Columbia College
(897001044)

9:00 a.m.
Computer laboratory experiences with mathematical modeling in differential equations.
Martha L. Abell*, Georgia Southern University
James P. Braselton, Georgia Southern University
(897001038)

9:20 a.m.
Modeling with difference equations in precalculus mathematics.
Sheldon P. Gordon*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(897001041)

9:40 a.m.
How I improved my lethargic ODE class.
Alejandro Montes*, ITESMChihuahua
(897001051)

10:00 a.m.
MSG: Enhancer for differential equations.
Rebecca E. Hill*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(897001043)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA Session on The First Two Years, II

8:00 a.m.
The first two years in the year two thousand.
Thomas W. Tucker*, Colgate University
(897001233)

8:20 a.m.
Virtual reality, mathematical reality.
Frank Wattenberg*, Weber State University
(897001234)

8:40 a.m.
Deconstructing the mathematics curriculum.
Donal B. O'Shea*, Mount Holyoke College
(897001230)

9:00 a.m.
Graphics in the second year courses.
Beverly H. West*, Cornell University, Ithaca
(897001236)

9:20 a.m.
Connecting linear algebra to calculus reform.
David C. Lay*, University of Maryland, College Park
(897001226)

9:40 a.m.
Integrating the first yearhorizontally.
Charlotte J. Chell*, Carthage College
(897001222)

10:00 a.m.
Combining the discrete and the continuous in the first two years.
Scott A. Smith*, Columbia College
(897001232)

10:20 a.m.
Functioning in the real world: A prelude to the first two years.
Sheldon P. Gordon*, Suffolk Community College
(897001225)

10:30 a.m.
An interdisciplinary approach to mathematics and its applications to physical sciences.
Phillip L. Zenor*, Auburn University, Auburn
(897001237)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Dynamic Geometry, II

8:00 a.m.
Lost in the funhouse: An application of dynamic projective geometry.
Susan L. Addington*, California State University, San Bernardino
S. Levy, The Geometry Center
(897001021)

8:25 a.m.
The integration of construction software in the secondary geometry syllabus.
Arnold E. Perham*, Saint Viator High School
Bernadette Helen Perham, Ball State University
(897001035)

8:45 a.m.
Using computers in transformational geometry.
James M. Parks*, State University of New York, College at Potsdam
(897001034)

9:05 a.m.
MathKit lessons which illustrate results in transformational geometry.
Louise McNertney Berard*, Wilkes University
Anthony D. Berard, Jr., King's College
(897001024)

9:25 a.m.
Principles for using technology in college geometry.
Joby M. Anthony*, University of Central Florida
Douglas A. Brumbaugh, University of Central Florida
(897001023)

9:45 a.m.
Using CABRI to explore a model of hyperbolic geometry.
Mary Beth Dever*, Illinois Benedictine College
(897001027)

10:05 a.m.
On a family of conics associated with the configurations of Pappus and Pascal.
Leroy J. Dickey*, University of Waterloo
(897001028)

10:25 a.m.
The geometer's sketchpad in a program for middle school teachers.
Raymond N. Greenwell*, Hofstra University
(897001032)

10:45 a.m.
The geometry of physics.
James King*, University of Washington
(897001033)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.
MAA Presentation
Assessing calculus reform effortsA report to the community.
Panelists:
Alan C. Tucker, SUNY at Stony Brook
John A. Dossey, Illinois State University
James R. C., University of NebraskaLincoln

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Environmental Modeling, I

8:30 a.m.
Parameter estimation in groundwater flow models with distributed and pointwise observations.
Ben Fitzpatrick, Jr.*, North Carolina State University
Michael Allen Jeffris, North Carolina State University
(89792634)

9:00 a.m.
Towards higher resolution modeling of hydraulic conductivity fields.
James R. Brannan*, Clemson University
William J. Bosl, University of California, Livermore
(89792510)

9:30 a.m.
Optimal pulsed pumping for aquifer remediation when contaminant transport is affected by ratelimited sorption.
Mark E. Oxley*, Air Force Institute of Technology
(89749745)

10:00 a.m.
To conserve or harvest and rotate: An economic assessment of oldgrowth forests.
David C. Trunnell*, Xavier University
(89792877)

10:30 a.m.
Stochastic models to find the optimum harvest quotas.
Ahlam ElHage Tannouri*, Morgan State University
(89792797)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Multivalued Dynamical Systems and Applications, II

8:30 a.m.
Monotone iterative technique for setvalued differential equations.
V. Lakshmikantham, Florida Institute of Technology
Naseer Shahzad*, QuaidIAzam University, Pakistan
(89734419)

9:00 a.m.
Stable index pairs for descrete dynamical systems via multivalued maps.
Tomasz Kaczynski*, Universit'e de Sherbrooke
(89754291)

9:30 a.m.
Invariance results for nonlinear evolution inclusions.
L. Erbe*, University of Alberta
S. Hu, Southwest Missouri State University
N. Papageorgiou, Florida Institute of Technology
(89734553)

10:00 a.m.
Minimal multifunctions and their applications.
J. M. Borwein*, Simon Fraser University
W. Moors, Simon Fraser University
(89754499)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
Can we evaluate teaching or research in the mathematical sciences ?
Organizers:
Ronald G. Douglas, SUNY at Stony Brook
Panelists:
D. J. Lewis, University of Michigan
Alan H. Schoenfeld, University of California, Berkeley
William P. Thurston, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute

Saturday January 7, 1995, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Computing over the reals.
Lenore Blum*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(89700984)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Recursion theory and second order arithmetic.
Theodore A. Slaman*, University of Chicago

Saturday January 7, 1995, 9:00 a.m.5:30 p.m.
AWM Workshop

Saturday January 7, 1995, 9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
NAM Panel Discussion
NAM's first quarter of a century: The past, the present, and the future.
Moderators:
Mary Hawkins, Prairie View University
Panelists:
John W. Alexander, Jr., University of the District of Columbia
Lee Lorch, York University
Rogers J. Newman, Southern University
Janis M. Oldham, North Carolina A\&T State University

Saturday January 7, 1995, 9:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Council

Saturday January 7, 1995, 9:25 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS and National Research Council Committee on Mathematical Challenges from Computational Chemistry Presentation
Organizers:
De Witt L., Florida State University
Speakers:
Peter A. Kollman, University of California, San Francisco
William A. Lester, Jr., University of California, Berkeley

Saturday January 7, 1995, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Index Theory and Elliptic Operators on Manifolds, II

9:30 a.m.
Positive solutions of Delta_gu=uq +Su with prescribed singularities.
David L. Finn*, Northeastern University
(8973580)

10:00 a.m.
Minimal submanifolds of metrics.
Yoshiaki Maeda, Keio University, Japan
Steven Rosenberg*, Boston University
Philippe Tondeur, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(8975818)

10:30 a.m.
Analytic torsion for a mapping torus.
Dan Burghelea, Ohio State University, Columbus
Leonid Friedlander*, University of Arizona
Thomas Kappeler, Ohio State University, Columbus
(8975812)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Classroom climate scenarios: What would you do if...?
Organizers:
Deborah Tepper Haimo, University of California, San Diego
Daniel L. Goroff, Harvard University

Saturday January 7, 1995, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
NAM Business Meeting

Saturday January 7, 1995, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Rolle's Theorem: Historical remarks, recent developments, a multidimensional version and a conjecture.
Mario U. Martelli*, California State University, Fullerton
(89700985)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 10:10 a.m.10:40 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Title to be announced.
Steffen Lempp*, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Saturday January 7, 1995, 10:50 a.m.12:25 p.m.
Association For Symbolic Logic Contributed Papers

Saturday January 7, 1995, 11:10 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA Business Meeting

Saturday January 7, 1995, 11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture
Endomorphisms and factorization of polynomials.
James H. Curry*, University of Colorado, Boulder

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Elliptic Boundary Value Problems and Applications, III

1:00 p.m.
Positive solutions of certain elliptic equations involving critical Sobolev exponents.
Yinxi Huang*, University of Memphis
(89735289)

1:30 p.m.
Solvability of semilinear elliptic equations on certain domains.
Zhiren Jin*, Wichita State University
(89735228)

2:00 p.m.
Boundary value problems arising in nonlinear diffusion.
R. Kannan*, University of Texas, Arlington
(897351253)

2:30 p.m.
Dimension breaking for nonlinear elliptic problems on cylindrical domains.
Klaus W. Kirchgassner, Universit\"at Stuttgart, Germany
Renate Schaaf*, Utah State University
(89734680)

3:00 p.m.
Partial differential equations in the fractal domain and the vibrations of fractal drums.
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of California, Riverside
(89735131)

3:30 p.m.
Reactive flows in porous media.
John Chadam*, Fields InstituteResearch in Mathematical Sciences
(89776388)

4:00 p.m.
The principle branch of solutions of a nonlinear elliptic Eigenvalue problem on R N.
Allan L. Edelson*, University of California, Davis
C. A. Stuart, Ecole Polytechnic Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland
(89735271)

4:30 p.m.
The Stefan problem with electric heating.
M. Shillor*, Oakland University
(89735232)

5:00 p.m.
A unified approach to a class of strongly indefinite functionals.
David G. Costa*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and University of Brasilia, Brazil
Celius A. Magalhaes, University of Brasilia, Brazil
(89735363)

5:30 p.m.
Exact multiplicity results and global bifurcation for nonlinear boundary value problems.
Tiancheng Ouyang*, Brigham Young University
(89735609)

6:00 p.m.
Nonlinear eigenvalue problem for the pLaplacian in R^N.
Pavel Drabek*, University of Memphis
(89735237)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, II

1:00 p.m.
Sophie Germain's contributions to Fermat's last theorem: A reevaluation.
Reinhard C. Laubenbacher, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
David John Pengelley*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(89701178)

1:30 p.m.
A theorem of Barrow using the ``new method" of Leibniz.
V. Frederick Rickey*, Bowling Green State University
(89701838)

2:00 p.m.
Maclaurin among the molasses barrels: Mathematics and society in eighteenthcentury Britain.
Judith V. Grabiner*, Pitzer College
(89701193)

2:45 p.m.
Influence of analysis on the development of topology.
Erwin O. Kreyszig*, Carleton University
(8970130)

3:30 p.m.
The prehistory of infinitary logic.
Gregory H. Moore*, McMaster University
(89701300)

4:00 p.m.
Leonhard Euler's Berlin years: The first decade 17411751.
Ronald Calinger*, Catholic University of America
(89701259)

4:30 p.m.
Edmund Husserl's doctoral dissertation in the calculus of variations.
Craig G. Fraser*, University of Toronto
(8970143)

5:00 p.m.
Integral (l/x)dx = ln(x) + C: Why is it defined? How it was discovered. Who were responsible.
Barnabas Hughes*, California State University, Northridge
(89701575)

5:30 p.m.
Jourdain's failures.
Alejandro R. Garciadiego*, University National Autonoma de Mexico
(89701319)

6:00 p.m.
On Jacobi's remarkable curve theorem.
John McCleary*, Vassar College
(89701144)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.6:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Undergraduate Research, III

1:00 p.m.
Sliding piece puzzles on surfaces.
James Robson Eby*, Abilene Christian University
Arthur Dobelis, Harvard University
Michael Finegold, Princeton University
(89720314)

1:20 p.m.
A study of convexification of Levipseudoconvex domains.
Mark Nowakowski*, Harvard University
(89732928)

1:40 p.m.
Selfsimilar measures with overlaps.
Alan Ho*, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
(89742244)

2:00 p.m.
Finite sums of multiplicative transformations on C([a,b]).
Christopher Koller, Brigham Young University
Rebecca Louise Rust*, Ohio Northern University
(89747759)

2:20 p.m.
Double soap bubbles on the surface of the sphere.
Joseph Masters*, University of Texas, Austin
(89753343)

2:40 p.m.
Fixed points and the Nielsen number for selfmaps on the double torus.
Owen Davey, Binghamton University
Kathryn Trapp*, Princeton University
(89755749)

3:00 p.m.
Factorization in K (x^2,x^n).
Carla Scherpenisse*, Hope College
(89755842)

3:20 p.m.
Hyperbolic 3orbifolds with two generators.
Edward Welsh*, Williams College
(89757418)

3:40 p.m.
Rooks, vertex degrees and bipartite graphs.
Ben Lamorte*, University of California, Davis
(89760440)

4:00 p.m.
Palindromes in random letter generation.
Debashis Ghosh*, Rice University
(89760442)

4:20 p.m.
Threshold functions and bounds for the bipartite Turan numbers.
Erik Jonathan Sandquist*, Cornell University, Ithaca
(89760443)

4:40 p.m.
Improved bounds for the reliability of ddimensional consecutive koutofn systems.
Jessica Sklar*, Swarthmore College
(89760444)

5:00 p.m.
Vector difference arrays.
Laura Peterson*, Drake University
(89760445)

5:20 p.m.
Estimation of bias for the measures of overlap for the Pareto distributions.
Takeshi Fukasawa*, University of South Alabama
Madhuri Mulekar, University of South Alabama
(89762313)

5:40 p.m.
Equilibrium of a radially symmetric strongly inhomogeneous plate under tension and a load.
Angel R. Pineda*, Lafayette College
(89773303)

6:00 p.m.
Sufficient conditions for global stability in population models.
Nancy Heinschel*, University of California, Davis
(89792293)

6:20 p.m.
Randomly C_4packable graphs.
Dean Chung*, Harvard University
(89705384)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Graph Theory, III

1:00 p.m.
Neighbourhoodperfect graphs.
Jeno Lehel*, University of Louisville
(89705841)

1:30 p.m.
Contractioncritical graphs and Hadwiger's conjecture.
Bjarne Toft*, University of Odense,
(89705487)

2:00 p.m.
Domination and related parameters.
E. J. Cockayne, University of Victoria
Teresa Haynes, East Tennessee State University
Stephen T. Hedetniemi*, Clemson University
(89705686)

2:30 p.m.
Hamiltonian properties in graphs.
Linda Lesniak*, Drew University
(89705597)

3:00 p.m.
A survey of Hamiltonian properties in clawfree graphs.
Ralph Faudree*, University of Memphis
(89705792)

3:30 p.m.
Line graphs and generalizations.
Erich Prisner*, University of Hamburg, Germany
(89705656)

4:00 p.m.
Extremal graph theory for triangles.
Ronald Gould*, Emory University
(89705417)

4:30 p.m.
Matching extension in graphs.
M. D. Plummer*, Vanderbilt University
(89705427)

5:00 p.m.
Packings of graphs.
Lowell W. Beineke*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Ft.\ Wayne
(89705598)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Theory and Applications of Nonlinear Operators of Accretive and Monotone Type, II

1:00 p.m.
Solvability of strongly nonlinear operator equations and applications.
P. S. Milojevi\'c*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
(89747213)

1:30 p.m.
On the dependence of I underscored + S_A(u) on u and applications to periodic optimal control of PDE.
Nicolae Pavel*, Ohio University
(89735218)

2:00 p.m.
Rates of asymptotic regularity for averaged and firmly nonexpansive mappings.
Ronald E. Bruck*, University of Southern California
(8974753)

2:30 p.m.
Infinite products of nonlinear operators.
Simeon Reich*, TechnionIsrael Institute of Technology,
(89747210)

3:00 p.m.
Remarks on accretive and nonexpansive mappings.
William A. Kirk*, University of Iowa
(89747230)

3:30 p.m.
Solvability of nonlinear equations containing maccretive and maximal monotone operators.
Norimichi Hirano*, Yokohama National University, Japan
(89747206)

4:00 p.m.
Pregular mappings and alternative results for perturbations of maccretive operators in Banach spaces.
Athanassios G. Kartsatos*, University of South Florida
(89747207)

4:30 p.m.
On the approximation of zeros for locally accretive operators in Banach spaces.
Claudio Morales*, University of Alabama, Huntsville
(89747211)

5:00 p.m.
Positive eigenvalues, boundary conditions and vanishing index for multivalued noncompact maps.
Mario U. Martelli*, California State University, Fullerton
(89747214)

5:30 p.m.
Nonlinear wave equations with asymptotically monotone damping.
Yuncheng You*, University of South Florida
(89734217)

6:00 p.m.
Perturbations of maximal monotone and maccretive operators.
Zhengyuan Guan*, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
(89747208)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Index Theory and Elliptic Operators on Manifolds, III

1:00 p.m.
Properties of the CuntzQuillen boundary map.
Victor Nistor*, Harvard University
(89719307)

1:30 p.m.
Continuity of spectra of HodgedeRham Laplacian.
Garth Baker, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Jozef Dodziuk*, Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York
(89758106)

2:00 p.m.
Bismut superconnections and the Chern character for foliations.
James Heitsch*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(8975856)

2:30 p.m.
Recent results on the Foliation Novikov Conjecture.
Steven Hurder*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(89719280)

3:00 p.m.
Break

4:00 p.m.
A conjecture concerning positive Ricci curvature and the Witten genus.
Stephan Stolz*, University of Notre Dame
(89753309)

4:30 p.m.
Spectral theory and the acylindricity of 3minifolds.
Richard D. Canary*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Yair N. Minsky, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Edward C. Taylor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(8975749)

5:00 p.m.
The rational geometrical signatures of the complete 4manifolds.
Xiaochun Rong*, University of Chicago
(8975370)

5:30 p.m.
Asymptotics at infinity for the heat kernel and Green's function of Riemannian symmetric spaces.
Lizhen Ji*, Institute for Advanced Study
JeanPhilippe Anker, University of Nancy I, France
(8975819)

6:00 p.m.
A relative fundamental group index theorem for noncompact manifolds.
Jonathan Block*, University of Pennsylvania
(89758467)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, II

1:00 p.m.
On the fibre of X arrow cap omega cap sigma X.
Wojciech Chacholski*, University of Notre Dame
(89755684)

1:30 p.m.
Classifying spaces of group extensions.
Jill Dietz, University of Washington
Thomas Ratliff*, Saint Olaf College
(89755791)

2:00 p.m.
Cohomology of the Morava stabilizer group S2 at the prime 3.
V. Gorbounov*, Northwestern University
S. Siegel, Northwestern University
P. Symonds, Northwestern University
(89755547)

2:30 p.m.
Floer homotopy type of Grassmann manifolds.
David E. Hurtubise*, Stanford University
(8975551)

3:00 p.m.
The Floer homotopy type of a point.
Jack Morava*, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
(89755780)

3:30 p.m.
On the Hurewicz image of the Cokernel J spectrum.
Nori Minami*, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
(89755783)

4:00 p.m.
Group cohomology, Hopf algebras, and the Steenrod algebra.
John H. Palmieri*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(89755747)

4:30 p.m.
Toward a generalized Chern character.
Matthew Ando, University of Virginia
Jack Morava, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
Hal Sadofsky*, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
(89755788)

5:00 p.m.
Exponential relations in BP* BP and the connectivity of finite loop spaces.
Michael Slack*, Stanford University
(8975574)

5:30 p.m.
BrownPeterson cohomology from Morava Ktheory.
Doug Ravenel, University of Rochester
W. Stephen Wilson*, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore
Nobuaki Yagita, Ibaraki University, Japan
(89755844)

6:00 p.m.
Informal Discussion

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part B
Multivariable calculus using the Harvard Calculus Consortium materials.
Organizers:
Thomas W. Tucker, Colgate University

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part B
Cooperative groups and Socratic interactions in the college mathematics classroom.
Organizers:
William J. Davis, The Ohio State University
Thomas G. Ralley, The Ohio State University

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#16: Part B
How to make fractals.
Organizers:
Denny Gulick, University of Maryland
Jon W. Scott, Montgomery College

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Ring Theory

1:00 p.m.
Conic decomposition of modules over rings.
William H. Rowan*, Oakland, California 94620
(8971627)

1:15 p.m.
Finitely generated modules over pullback rings.
David M. Arnold, Baylor University
Reinhard C. Laubenbacher*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(89716128)

1:30 p.m.
tKrull critical composition series and tKrull semicritical modules.
Heakyung Lee*, Winthrop University
Peter Vachska, University of Wisconsin, Washington County Center
(89716152)

1:45 p.m.
A constructive approach to the ArtinWedderburn theorem.
Xenia H. Kramer*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(89716233)

2:00 p.m.
Weakly periodic rings with conditions on commutators.
Hazar AbuKhuzam, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Mohamed HasanAli, Alquds University, Jerusalem, Israel
Adil Yaqub*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(89716391)

2:15 p.m.
On Abelian piregular rings.
Ayman R. Badawi*, Emory and Henry College
(89716403)

2:30 p.m.
On a multiparametric quantized enveloping algebra.
Kevin Charlwood*, Bradley University
(89716428)

2:45 p.m.
Special biserial algebras, extensions, and embeddings.
Peter Brown*, University of Sherbrooke
(89716507)

3:00 p.m.
A note on heredity ideals.
Darren D. Wick*, University of Oregon
(89716729)

3:15 p.m.
The cohomology ring of a Brauer tree algebra.
Lee A. Chasen*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(89716770)

3:30 p.m.
Almost split sequences over factor rings.
Martha E. Dasef*, RandolphMacon Woman's College
(89716831)

3:45 p.m.
Double crossproducts of Hopf and Hopf* algebras.
Kevin F. Fitzgerald*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(89716859)

4:00 p.m.
Quadratic algebras associated to a weird variety in bold P5.
Robin A. Cruz*, University of Oregon
(89716871)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Complex Analysis

1:00 p.m.
The size of lemniscates of polynomials in one and several variables.
Doron S. Lubinsky*, University of Witwatersrand, Republic of South Africa
(89730100)

1:15 p.m.
Exotic approach regions for Fatou's theorem.
Fausto Di Biase*, Washington University
(89730266)

1:30 p.m.
Application of WimanValiron theory to factorization of meromorphic functions.
Fred Gross, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Ilya Dondoshansky*, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
(89730326)

1:45 p.m.
On the local torsion of stereographically projected Schlicht curves.
Stephen M. Zemyan*, Pennsylvania State University, Mont Alto Campus
(89730648)

2:00 p.m.
On Jentzsch theorem in one complex variable.
Xiaoling Qian*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(89730812)

2:15 p.m.
Properties of conjugate Aharmonic tensors.
Craig A. Nolder*, Florida State University
(89730849)

2:30 p.m.
Some conjugate Aharmonic tensors.
Shusen Ding*, Florida State University
(89730850)

2:45 p.m.
A new proof of Boettcher's result from a dynamics point of view.
Bradford J. Kline*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(89730868)

3:00 p.m.
Pointwise Fatou theorem for generalized harmonic functions.
Alexander I. Kheyfits*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
(89731108)

3:15 p.m.
Real analyticity of CR homeomorphisms between hypersurfaces.
Yifei Pan*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Ft.\ Wayne
(8973262)

3:30 p.m.
Proper holomorphic mappings.
Victoria Pambuccian*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(89732141)

3:45 p.m.
A vanishing theorem on strictly pseudoconvex manifolds.
Patrick W. Darko*, Howard University
(89732397)

4:00 p.m.
Biholomorphic equivalence for a class of generic manifolds.
Joseph E. Nowak*, Temecula, California
(89732495)

4:15 p.m.
Holomorphic extension of CR functions on real analytic submanifolds of C^N.
John D. Eggers*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(89732518)

4:30 p.m.
A family of ``almost convex" mappings.
Kevin A. Roper*, University of Kentucky
(89732546)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Probability Theory and Stochastic Processes

1:00 p.m.
Blocking probabilities for a single link with trunk reservation.
John A. Morrison*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(8976067)

1:15 p.m.
Almost periodic harmonizable stochastic processes.
Randall J. Swift*, Western Kentucky University
(8976085)

1:30 p.m.
Multiple pathvalued conditional YehWiener integrals.
Chull Park, Miami University, Oxford
David L. Skoug*, Idaho State University
(89760346)

1:45 p.m.
Boundaryvalued conditional YehWiener integrals and a KacFeynman Wiener integral equation.
Chull Park*, Miami University, Oxford
David L. Skoug, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(89760367)

2:00 p.m.
A boundedness principle for a class of planar semimartingales.
Michael Lawson Green*, University of California, Riverside
(89760409)

2:15 p.m.
An ErdosRenyi law for partial palindromes.
Debashis Ghosh, Rice University
Anant P. Godbole*, Michigan Technological University
(89760446)

2:30 p.m.
On the convergence of scaled random samples.
Goeffrey Pritchard*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(89760448)

2:45 p.m.
Directionally reinforce random walks.
R. Daniel Mauldin, University of North Texas
Michael Monticino*, University of North Texas
Heinrich V. Weizsacker, University of Kaiserlautern, Germany
(89760567)

3:00 p.m.
Theorems on perturbed stochastic differential equations.
Jordan Stoyanov*, Miami University, Oxford
(89760570)

3:15 p.m.
The family birthday problem.
M. Sayrafiezadeh*, Medgar Evers College, City University of New York
(89760632)

3:30 p.m.
Properties of singleserver hyperexponential queues with truncated service times and truncated arrival times.
William C. Bauldry*, Appalachian State University
Jaimie L. Hebert, Appalachian State University
(89760660)

3:45 p.m.
Strong approximations for timedependent queues.
Avi Mandelbaum, Technion
William A. Massey*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(89760721)

4:00 p.m.
The structure of multivariate stable distributions.
John Nolan*, American University
(89760773)

4:15 p.m.
Features of some discretetime cyclic queueing networks.
Victor Pestien*, University of Miami, Coral Gables
S. Ramakrishnan, University of Miami, Coral Gables
(89760836)

4:30 p.m.
Asymptotic estimates for hitting probabilities in several dimensions.
Jeffrey F. Collamore*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(89760895)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Experiences With Modeling in Elementary Differential Equations, II

1:00 p.m.
Models in differential equations using Maple.
Bill Kelly*, Maryville College
(897001046)

1:20 p.m.
Boundary value problems and delay equations in the context of a computer algebra system.
James V. Herod*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(897001042)

1:40 p.m.
Mathematica and chaos.
Mario Martelli*, California State University, Fullerton
(897001048)

2:00 p.m.
Use of student projects in a beginning course in ordinary differential equations.
David O. Lomen*, University of Arizona
(897001047)

2:20 p.m.
Analyzing air resistance using distance probes.
Robert Decker*, University of Hartford
(897001040)

2:40 p.m.
Distinguished oscillations of a forced oscillator.
Gilmer Proctor*, Clemson University
(897001053)

3:00 p.m.
Using manipulatives in the ODE course.
Michael Moody*, Harvey Mudd College
(897001050)

3:20 p.m.
The stirstick problem.
Peter Taylor*, Queen's University
(897001055)

3:40 p.m.
Three projects for ODE classes.
Jon L. Johnson*, Elmhurst College
(897001045)

4:00 p.m.
A summary applications project for first order differential equations.
Richard Barshinger*, Pennsylvania State University, Dunmore
Deborah Gardner, Umqua Community College
(897001039)

4:20 p.m.
A differential equation model for mutualism.
Leonard J. Putnick*, Siena College
(897001054)

4:40 p.m.
Three sequences of models for a course in differential equations.
Thomas O'Neil*, California Polytechnic State University
(897001052)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Presentation
Shaping up: Expectations for high school mathematics.
Organizers:
Susan Forman, Mathematical Sciences Education Board
Donald L. Kreider, Dartmouth College
Marcia P. Sward, Mathematical Association of America
Moderators:
Hyman Bass, Columbia University
Panelists:
Richard Askey, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Gail Burrill, Whitnall High School
Wade Ellis, West Point Academy
Wayne Roberts, Macalester College

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
MAA Session on Undergraduate Curriculum Reform
Organizers:
James R. C., University of NebraskaLincoln

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Student Workshop
Mathematics and the AIDS epidemic.
Organizers:
Sonja I. Sandberg, Framingham State College

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Young Mathematicians Network Open Forum
Concerns of young mathematicians: A town meeting.

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:05 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Research In Undergraduate Mathematics Education, II

1:05 p.m.
On students' construction of Dihedral groups.
Rina Zazkis*, Simon Fraser University
Ed Dubinsky, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(89798529)

1:20 p.m.
Student perceptions of learning in advance undergraduate mathematics courses.
Randall P. Dahlberg*, Allegheny College
David L. Housman, Allegheny College
(89798720)

1:35 p.m.
Student understanding of the isomorphism between the rings 2Z/6Z and Z3.
Ed Dubinsky*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(89798528)

1:50 p.m.
Discussion

2:05 p.m.
Math anxiety: An update.
Sheila Tobias*, Tucson, Arizona
(89798400)

2:35 p.m.
The longterm effect of the graphing calculator on female students' spatial visualization skills and levelofunderstanding in elementary graphing and algebra concepts.
Mary Margaret ShoafGrubbs*, College of New Rochelle
(89798431)

2:50 p.m.
Graphing calculators and visualization in the college algebra classroom.
Margo Alexander*, Georgia State University
(89798890)

3:05 p.m.
Comparing calculus achievement of classes taught by the traditional versus graphics calculator method of instruction.
Jane T. Upshaw*, University of South Carolina, Beaufort
(89798430)

3:20 p.m.
Discussion

3:35 p.m.
Uncontrollable images: Graphic representations between a function and its derivative.
Leslie Aspinwall*, Middle Tennessee State University
Norma C. Presmeg, Florida State University
Kenneth L. Shaw, Florida State University
(89798432)

3:50 p.m.
An objectbased visual language for describing dynamical systems.
Wallace Feurzeig*, BBN Laboratories
(89798549)

4:05 p.m.
A prospectus for research at the intersection of mathematics, pedagogy and the visual cortex.
Judah L. Schwartz*, Harvard University
(89798583)

4:20 p.m.
Disscussion

4:35 p.m.
Student performance in courses beyond calculusA comparison of students in Project CALC and traditionally taught calculus.
Jack Bookman*, Duke University
(89798629)

4:50 p.m.
The calculus evaluation project at the University of Michigan.
Patricia D. Shure*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
David T. Burkam, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(89798835)

5:05 p.m.
Evaluation of undergraduate mathematics education reform: How to develop a plan.
Susan L. Ganter*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(89798880)

5:20 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:30 p.m.3:25 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Environmental Modeling, II

1:30 p.m.
Retrospective risk assessment of an individualbased Daphnia population model.
Eric Funasaki*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(89792579)

2:00 p.m.
Earthmath studies: A precalculus course to study environmental problems.
Nancy Zumoff*, Kennesaw State College
Christopher Schaufele, Kennesaw State College
(8979292)

2:30 p.m.
A graphtheoretic analysis of the structure of stressors in the Green Bay ecosystem.
Robert B. Wenger*, University of Wisconsin, Green Bay
(89792606)

3:00 p.m.
A global climate model for scalable parallel computers.
John B. Drake*, Oak Ridge National Laboratories
(89792958)

Saturday January 7, 1995, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
Association For Symbolic Logic Contributed Papers

Saturday January 7, 1995, 3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Poster Session
Research by undergraduate students.
Organizers:
John Greever, Harvey Mudd College

Saturday January 7, 1995, 3:10 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion by Industry Actuaries
How to help your students prepare for and find jobs.
Organizers:
James W. Daniel, University of Texas at Austin

Saturday January 7, 1995, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#17: Part B
An introduction to numerical modeling.
Organizers:
John P. Loase, Westchester Community College
Ben A. Fusaro, Salisbury State University

Saturday January 7, 1995, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#19: Part B
An introduction to fractal functions and fractal surfaces and their connection to wavelet theory.
Organizers:
Peter R. Massopust, Sam Houston State University

Saturday January 7, 1995, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#20: Part B
Doing discrete mathematics with undergraduates.
Organizers:
Gary J. Sherman, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Saturday January 7, 1995, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#21: Part B
Mathematical modeling.
Organizers:
Mark M. Meerschaert, University of Nevada, Reno

Saturday January 7, 1995, 5:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Field Theory and Polynomials

5:00 p.m.
Proving the fundamental theorem of algebra case by case.
L. Franklin Kemp, Jr.*, Dallas, Texas
(89798260)

5:15 p.m.
The secondorder factorable core of polynomials over finite fields.
Maria T. AcostadeOrozco, Southwest Texas State University
Javier GomezCalderon*, Pennsylvania State University, New Kensington Campus
(89712613)

5:30 p.m.
Existence of almost weakly selfdual bases for finite fields.
Ilene H. Morgan*, University of Missouri, Rolla
Gary L. Mullen, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(89712875)

5:45 p.m.
Wittkernels for function fields of elliptic and hyperelliptic curves without rational points.
Jonathan E. Shick*, Loyola University
(89712919)
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