1995 Joint Mathematics Meetings, Program by Special Session
AMS Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:09:19
1995 Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Francisco, CA, January 4-7, 1995
Andy R Magid, AMS firstname.lastname@example.org
Donovan H Van Osdol, MAA email@example.com
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics
Saturday January 7, 1995, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
A mathematical intersection: M. L. Cartwright and J. E. Littlewood.
Shawnee L. McMurran*, Providence College
James Joseph Tattersall, Providence College
Some episodes in the history of partition theory.
James Joseph Tattersall*, Providence College
We have been reading the wrong text of Euclid.
Wilbur R. Knorr*, Stanford University
Al-Kuhi's solution to a problem inspired by Archimedes.
J. L. Berggren*, Simon Fraser University
Abraham Robinson and the creation of nonstandard analysis: A personal and mathematical odyssey.
Joseph W. Dauben*, City College, City University of New York
Marshall Islands stick charts: A case in ethnomathematics.
Marcia Ascher*, Ithaca College
Saturday January 7, 1995, 1:00 p.m.-6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Sophie Germain's contributions to Fermat's last theorem: A re-evaluation.
Reinhard C. Laubenbacher, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
David John Pengelley*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
A theorem of Barrow using the ``new method" of Leibniz.
V. Frederick Rickey*, Bowling Green State University
Maclaurin among the molasses barrels: Mathematics and society in eighteenth-century Britain.
Judith V. Grabiner*, Pitzer College
Influence of analysis on the development of topology.
Erwin O. Kreyszig*, Carleton University
The prehistory of infinitary logic.
Gregory H. Moore*, McMaster University
Leonhard Euler's Berlin years: The first decade 1741-1751.
Ronald Calinger*, Catholic University of America
Edmund Husserl's doctoral dissertation in the calculus of variations.
Craig G. Fraser*, University of Toronto
Integral (l/x)dx = ln(x) + C: Why is it defined? How it was discovered. Who were responsible.
Barnabas Hughes*, California State University, Northridge
Alejandro R. Garciadiego*, University National Autonoma de Mexico
On Jacobi's remarkable curve theorem.
John McCleary*, Vassar College