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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
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 generalization of the HahnMazurkeiwicz theorem and remainders of compactifications.
Franklin Mendivil*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(89754533)

9:30 a.m.
Strong monotone normality.
Robert E. Buck*, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
(89754565)

9:45 a.m.
Harmonic knots.
Aaron Keith Trautwein*, University of Iowa
(89754589)

10:00 a.m.
Pairwise locally compact biconvergence spaces.
Jamuna P. Ambasht*, Benedict College
(89754651)

10:15 a.m.
Geometrical finiteness for hyperbolic orbifolds.
Emily Hamilton*, University of California, Los Angeles
(89754819)

10:30 a.m.
Characterizations of joincompacta and skew compacta.
Ralph Kopperman*, City College, City University of New York
(89754939)

10:45 a.m.
On strict and simple type extensions.
Mohan Tikoo*, Southeast Missouri State University
(89754946)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II

8:00 a.m.
The MER department network.
Jerry L. Bona*, Pennsylvania State University
N. Fisher, University of Illinois, Chicago
(89798519)

8:30 a.m.
Mathematicians and education reform.
Raymond Johnson*, University of Maryland, College Park
(89798685)

9:00 a.m.
The Oklahoma State University perspective on the new MER Department Network.
J. Brian Conrey*, Oklahoma State University
(897981250)

9:30 a.m.
The AMS Task Force on Excellence on mathematical scholarship.
Morton Lowengrub*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(89798822)

10:00 a.m.
Calculus reform in hard times.
Michael G. Crandall*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(89798914)

10:30 a.m.
Innovative instruction as viewed by administrators.
Robert Lee Wilson*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(89798876)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Complex Dynamics, II

8:00 a.m.
Uniform Teichmuller contraction of renormalization.
Jeremy Kahn*, California Institute of Technology
(89730883)

8:30 a.m.
Some new surgeries of iterated rational maps.
Kevin Pilgrim*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(89758306)

9:00 a.m.
A functional relation in polynomial quadratic Julia sets.
Alfredo Poirier*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(89758347)

9:30 a.m.
Internal addresses in the Mandelbrot set and irreducibility of polynomials.
Dierk Schleicher*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
Eike Lau, Holsteiner Chaussee, Germany
(89730743)

10:00 a.m.
A natural action of Gal (Q,Q) on the hyperbolic interior of the Mandelbrot set.
Dante Giarrusso*, St. Lawrence University
(89758536)

10:30 a.m.
Universal surface solenoids.
Tim Gendron*, Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York
(89730803)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Probability and Combinatorics, I

8:00 a.m.
Three examples of asymptotics in probabilistic combinatorics via hydrodynamics.
David J. Aldous*, University of California, Berkeley
(8976013)

9:05 a.m.
Randomness in lattice point problems.
Jozsef Beck*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(89711778)

10:10 a.m.
Random matrices and Hadamard matrices motivated by numerical linear algebra.
Alan S. Edelman*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(89705901)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Almost Multiplicative Maps, C* Algebras, and Deformations, II

8:00 a.m.
When almost multiplicative maps are close to homomorphisms.
Huaxin Lin*, University of Oregon
(89746170)

8:30 a.m.
Smoothing techniques in C*algebra theory.
Terry A. Loring, University of New Mexico
Gert K. Pedersen*, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
(89746492)

9:00 a.m.
Quasidiagonal extensions.
Lawrence G. Brown*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(89746221)

9:30 a.m.
Noncommutative deformations of C(bold T 2) and Ktheory.
Cristina Cerri*, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
(89746171)

10:00 a.m.
Almost multiplicative maps and the classification of C*algebras.
George A. Elliott*, The Fields Institute
(89746662)

10:30 a.m.
Generalized ArzelaAscoli problems.
Don Hadwin*, University of New Hampshire
(89746661)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Model Theory, III

8:00 a.m.
Hausdorff measure in ominimal expansions of the real field.
Chris Miller*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(89703502)

8:30 a.m.
A trichotomy theorem for ominimal structures.
S. Starchenko*, University of Illinois, Chicago
Ya$'$acov Peterzil, Haifa University, Israel
(89703796)

9:00 a.m.
A version of ominimality for the padics.
Deirdre Haskell*, College of the Holy Cross
Dugald Macpherson, University of London, England
(89703755)

9:30 a.m.
Locally injective maps in ominimal structures without poles are surjective.
Adam H. Lewenberg*, Champaign, IL
(89703522)

10:00 a.m.
Equivalence relations on the padic line.
Philip Scowcroft*, Wesleyan University
(89703556)

10:30 a.m.
New Ominimal expansions of the real field.
Lou van den Dries*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(89703468)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Extremal Riemann Surfaces, III

8:00 a.m.
Comparison of heat kernels on tori.
Albert Baernstein, II*, Washington University
(89730462)

8:30 a.m.
Local extrema of traces of heat kernels on S2.
Carlo Morpurgo*, University of Milan, Italy
(89730470)

9:00 a.m.
Explicit formulas and scattering determinants.
Jay Jorgenson*, Yale University
Serge Lang, Yale University
(89730473)

9:30 a.m.
Pleating coordinates for the twice punctured torus.
Linda Keen*, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
John Parker, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
Caroline Series, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
(89730475)

10:00 a.m.
The trace spectrum as moduli of Fuchsian groups.
Dave McNeilly*, Emmanuel College,
(89730472)

10:30 a.m.
Problem Discussion

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Systems and Applications, II

8:00 a.m.
A stochastic model of the generation of diversity in HIV infection.
Stephen J. Merrill*, Marquette University
Richard J. Radke, Rice University
(89792378)

8:30 a.m.
Singular stochastic control and freeboundary problems.
PaoLiu Chow*, Wayne State University
(89793582)

9:00 a.m.
Stability properties of random neural equations.
G. S. Ladde, University of Texas, Arlington
M. Sambandham*, Clark Atlanta University
(89760526)

9:30 a.m.
A stochastic mathematical model for an inflationunemployment process.
G. S. Ladde, University of Texas, Arlington
B. A. Lawrence*, North Carolina Wesleyan College
(89760676)

10:00 a.m.
Volume nullification of a singular diffusion.
Dhandapanj Kannan*, University of Georgia
(8976037)

10:30 a.m.
Harmonizable isotropic random fields.
M. M. Rao*, University of California, Riverside
(8976046)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#18: Part B
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

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part B
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

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Graph Theory and Combinatorics, III

8:00 a.m.
A matroid reconstruction result.
Allan D. Mills*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(89705672)

8:15 a.m.
Prime factors of the binomial coefficient C(2n,n).
Leona H. Sparaco*, Siena College
(89705690)

8:30 a.m.
Divisibility constraints on the automorphism group of an almost perfect 1factorization of K2n.
Edwin Ihrig, Arizona State University
Emily Petrie*, Arizona State University
(89705735)

8:45 a.m.
The odd girth of the generalised Kneser graph.
Tristan Denley*, University of Umea, Sweden
(89705785)

9:00 a.m.
Gridline graphs.
Dale C. Peterson*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(89705787)

9:15 a.m.
An extension of a classical result of Burnside.
Edward T. Dobson*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(89705806)

9:30 a.m.
Toda lattices on Cayley graphs.
Elinor Velasquez*, University of California, Berkeley
(89705811)

9:45 a.m.
On GF(q)representable paving matroids.
Sanjay Rajpal*, Dartmouth College
(89705821)

10:00 a.m.
Unique 3edgecolorings of cubic graphs and the Petersen minor.
CunQuan Zhang*, West Virginia University
(89705872)

10:15 a.m.
Knot diagrams of the trivial knot and their corresponding braid closures.
Deron Scott Rein*, Rice University
(89705902)

10:30 a.m.
Random multigraphs and cluster analysis.
Bernard Harris*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(89705917)

10:45 a.m.
Excluded minors of planar hypergraphs.
I. J. Dejter, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
J. Luque*, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
(89705923)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Linear and Multilinear Algebra, and Matrix Theory

8:00 a.m.
Isometries of l_pnorm.
ChiKwong Li, College of William and Mary
Wasin So*, Sam Houston State University
(89715113)

8:15 a.m.
Additive commutators of matrices with integer entries
Robert Reams*, University of Texas, Dallas
Thomas J. Laffey, University College, Dublin, Ireland
(89715219)

8:30 a.m.
Monotonicity of permanents of doubly stochastic matrices with zero main diagonal.
John Brian Burghduff*, Kingwood College
(89715292)

8:45 a.m.
Nearly unimodular quadratic forms.
Larry J. Gerstein*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(89711753)

9:00 a.m.
A conjecture on the eigenvalues of the adjacency matrix of the complete bipartite graph of order m by n.
Nasser Dastrange*, Buena Vista College
(89715438)

9:15 a.m.
Theory of inertia and stability of matrices.
Wenchao Huang*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(89715516)

9:30 a.m.
Some properties of subnormal matrices.
Arnold J. Insel*, Illinois State University
(89715576)

9:45 a.m.
Sign patterns of orthogonal matrices.
Charles Waters*, Mankato State University
(89715596)

10:00 a.m.
A note on noncummutative determinants.
Robert Piziak*, Baylor University
(89715614)

10:15 a.m.
Ambiguous entries of qualitative matrix products.
Carolyn A. Eschenbach*, Georgia State University
Frank Hall, Georgia State University
Jason Li, Georgia State University
Charles R. Johnson, College of William and Mary
(89715659)

10:30 a.m.
Simple algebras of Hermitian operators.
Xiaorong Shen*, John Carroll University
J. D. H. Smith, Iowa State University
(89715701)

10:45 a.m.
Jordan structure preservers.
A. A. Jafarian*, University of New Haven
(89715728)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Real Functions: Measure and Integration, and Special Functions

8:00 a.m.
On several approximately continuous integrals.
Russell A. Gordon*, Whitman College
(8972644)

8:15 a.m.
Omega limit sets and Lipschitz maps.
T. H. Steele*, Weber State University
(89726135)

8:30 a.m.
On the invariance of the class \phi BV under composition.
Pamela B. Pierce*, College of Wooster
(89726503)

8:45 a.m.
On extreme first return path derivatives.
Ahiasghar AlikhaniKoopaei*, University of Isfahan, Iran
(89726586)

9:00 a.m.
A generalized normal to a plane curve and Green's theorem.
Dirk Jens F. Nonnenmacher*, University of Ulm, Germany
(89726810)

9:15 a.m.
Measures defined by densities.
Nicolae Dinculeanu*, University of Florida
(89728268)

9:30 a.m.
Some results on second category sets.
Kandasamy Muthuvel*, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
(89728612)

9:45 a.m.
On the moments of fractal functions and Dirichlet splines and their applications to special functions.
Peter R. Massopust, Sam Houston State University
Patrick J. Van Fleet*, Sam Houston State University
(89728693)

10:00 a.m.
Idempotent orthogonal polynomials.
Carl Libis*, Idaho State University
(89733500)

10:15 a.m.
Properties of Tchebichef, Hermite, Laguerre, Gegenbaur and Jacobi functions.
Mihr J. Shah*, Kent State University, Warren
(89733615)

10:30 a.m.
WZ algorithms for integrals of transcendental and algebraic extensions of hypergeometric kernels.
Sheldon Parnes*, Simon Fraser University
(89733938)

10:45 a.m.
A short proof of an integral means conjecture for convex functions.
Roger W. Barnard, Texas Tech University
Kent Pearce*, Texas Tech University
(89730182)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, I

8:00 a.m.
Existence of solutions for the Poisson equation coupled with a dynamical system modeling motion of charged particles.
Avner Friedman, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Chaocheng Huang*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(8973550)

8:15 a.m.
The first boundary value problem for the iterated Helmholtz equation in a halfspace.
Steven H. Schot*, American University
(8973575)

8:30 a.m.
A general existence result for partial differential equations in a factor space of nonstandard functions.
Todor Todorov*, California Polytechnic State University
(8973596)

8:45 a.m.
A dynamic contact problem modelling the thermoelastic impact of two rods.
Kevin T. Andrews*, Oakland University
Meir Shillor, Oakland University
Steve J. Wright, Oakland University
(89735126)

9:00 a.m.
A free boundary value problem related to the combustion of a solid: Flux boundary conditions.
John R. Cannon*, University of Central Florida
Alec L. Matheson, Lamar University
(89735159)

9:15 a.m.
Stability of semilinear problems with a prescribed energy bound.
Andrei A. Lyashenko*, Iowa State College, Ames
(89735247)

9:30 a.m.
On the exact number of solutions of some semilinear problems at resonance.
Adolfo Rumbos*, Pomona College
(89735286)

9:45 a.m.
Smoothing of a class of fifth order model evolution equations.
Michael Mudi Tom*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(89735336)

10:00 a.m.
On strongly interacting internal solitary waves.
J. Marshall Ash, DePaul University
Jonathan Cohen, DePaul University
Gang Wang*, DePaul University
(89735353)

10:15 a.m.
Approximation of radiating solutions to the Helmholtz equation.
P. A. McCoy*, United States Naval Academy
(89735488)

10:30 a.m.
Bifurcating solutions and stabilities for temperaturedependent multigroup neutron fission systems.
Anthony Leung*, University of Cincinnati
Luis Ortega, Universidad Nacional, Columbia
(89735404)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Session on The First Two Years, I

8:00 a.m.
Modular courses starting from calculus and Mathematica.
William Davis*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(897001223)

8:25 a.m.
Integration of seven topics into four courses.
Rich West*, United States Military Academy
(897001235)

8:45 a.m.
Calculus I: 3into1 as a means of achieving 7into4.
Joseph D. Myers*, United States Military Academy
(897001227)

9:05 a.m.
Modeling thread for a 7into4 curriculum.
William P. Fox*, United States Military Academy
(897001224)

9:25 a.m.
The interactive mathematics text project.
Gerald J. Porter*, University of Pennsylvania
(897001231)

9:45 a.m.
The Boston University Differential Equations Project.
Paul R. Blanchard*, Boston University
(897001220)

10:05 a.m.
The evolving first course in ODEs.
Robert Borrelli*, Harvey Mudd College
(897001221)

10:25 a.m.
A plea for motion.
Richard Mercer*, Wright State University, Dayton
(897001228)

10:40 a.m.
The geometry of multivariable calculus.
Yves Nievergelt*, Eastern Washington University
(897001229)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Session on Making Statistics Come Alive, I

8:00 a.m.
Welcome and Introduction to Projects: {\bf Mary R. Parker}, Austin (Texas) Community College

8:10 a.m.
Using projects in an elementary statistics course for nonscience majors.
Sandra Fillebrown*, Saint Joseph's University
(897001115)

8:20 a.m.
Projects for an introductory statistics course.
Dale K. Hathaway*, Olivet Nazarene University
(897001122)

8:30 a.m.
A student project in elementary statistics.
Susan Callahan*, Cottey College
(897001107)

8:40 a.m.
Student projects using real data.
Agnes Rash*, Saint Joseph's University
(897001129)

8:50 a.m.
Projects for introductory statistics.
Patty Monroe*, Greenville Technical College
(897001126)

9:00 a.m.
Inquiry projects in exploratory statistics.
Susann M. Mathews*, Wright State University, Dayton
(897001125)

9:10 a.m.
Informal Discussion

9:20 a.m.
The guessing game: A courseindependent application of statistical reasoning.
Iris Brann Fetta*, Clemson University
(897001114)

9:30 a.m.
The use of needles and telephone directories in probability simulation group activities.
Regina Baron Brunner*, Cedar Crest College
(897001106)

9:40 a.m.
Statistical investigations using M & M's.
Paul R. Coe*, Rosary College
(897001112)

9:50 a.m.
Studentgenerated data: Collaborative class activities for data analysis.
Kay Somers*, Moravian College
(897001130)

10:00 a.m.
Three ways to gum up a statistics course.
George W. Cobb*, Mount Holyoke College
(897001111)

10:10 a.m.
Informal Discussion

10:20 a.m.
A new core curriculum introductory statistics course integrating quality and SPC concepts in student projects.
Mary H. Hudson*, Samford University
(897001123)

10:30 a.m.
A current events approach to teaching statistics.
Jan O. Case*, Samford University
(897001109)

10:40 a.m.
RiskA motivating theme for an introductory statistics course.
Reza D. Noubary*, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
(897001128)

10:50 a.m.
Informal Discussion

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Forum on the mathematical preparation of K6 teachers.
Organizers:
Susan L. Forman, Mathematical Sciences Education Board
Lynn A. Steen, Mathematical Sciences Education Board
Panelists:
Jerry L. Bona, Pennsylvania State University
Marilyn E. Mays, North Lake College
Mercedes A. McGowan, William Rainey Harper College
Moderators:
Judith Roitman, University of Kansas
Panelists:
Paul R. Trafton, University of Northern Iowa
Alan C. Tucker, SUNY, at Stony Brook

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Dynamic Geometry, I

8:05 a.m.
The geometry of physics.
William Finzer*, Key Curriculum Press
(897001029)

8:25 a.m.
Dynamic geometry sketches to enchance calculus problems and properties.
Gregory D. Foley*, Sam Houston State University
(897001030)

8:45 a.m.
Calculus with dynamic geometry.
Catherine A. Gorini*, Maharishi International University
(897001031)

9:05 a.m.
A family of rectangles in which the square does not have maximum area.
Leon Hall, University of Missouri, Rolla
Robert P. Roe*, University of Missouri, Rolla
(897001036)

9:25 a.m.
Drawing logarithmic and exponential curves with Geometer's Sketchpad: A method inspired from historical sources.
David Dennis*, Cornell University, Ithaca
Jere Confrey, Cornell University, Ithaca
(897001026)

9:45 a.m.
Dynamic geometry and declarative geometric programming.
Richard J. Allen*, Saint Olaf College
Laurent Trilling, IMAGLGI,
(897001022)

10:10 a.m.
The role and function of proof in dynamic geometry.
Michael David de Villiers*, University of DurbanWestville, Republic of South Africa
(897001037)

10:35 a.m.
Dynamic geometry as a bridge from Euclidean geometry to analysis.
Albert A. Cuoco*, Educational Development Center, Newton, Massachusetts
E. Paul Goldenberg, Educational Development Center, Newton, Massachusetts
(897001025)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
Measuring Noetherian rings.
Judith D. Sally*, Northwestern University

Thursday January 5, 1995, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Mathematical preparation of the technical work force.
Panelists:
Susan L. Forman, Mathematical Sciences Education Board
Bruce Jacobs, Peralta Community College District
Jack Price, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Lynn A. Steen, Mathematical Sciences Education Board

Thursday January 5, 1995, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Committee on Mathematical Preparation of Minorities Panel Discussion
The emerging scholars programs: Strengthening freshman mathematics courses to achieve diversity.
Organizers:
Uri Treisman, University of Texas at Austin

Thursday January 5, 1995, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Applied pure mathematics: The case of J. J. Sylvester and invariant theory.
Karen H. Parshall*, University of Virginia
(89700983)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
MAA Northern California Section Business Meeting
Election of section vicechair.

Thursday January 5, 1995, 12:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
NAM Board of Directors Meeting

Thursday January 5, 1995, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
Mysteries in four dimensions.
Clifford H. Taubes*, Harvard University

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Random matchings.
Jeff Kahn*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(89700979)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III

2:15 p.m.
Education at the Geometry Center.
Harvey B. Keynes*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(89798167)

2:45 p.m.
The designing stage for developing preservice mathematics courses for future mathematics and science specialists, grade 58.
Genevieve M. Knight*, University of Maryland, College Park
(89798584)

3:15 p.m.
Calculus reform at Kent: Structure and evaluation.
Robert E. Powell*, Kent State University, Kent
(89798618)

3:45 p.m.
Michigan's minority graduation rates in science, engineering, and mathematics: The effects of an emerging scholars program.
Richard O. Hill, Jr.*, Michigan State University
(89798480)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Simple Group Classification: Second Generation Proof and Applications, III

2:15 p.m.
A problem on generation of finite groups.
Nigel Boston*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(89720715)

2:45 p.m.
Finite groups and arithmetic properties of number fields.
Robert M. Guralnick*, University of Southern California
(89720324)

3:15 p.m.
Modular representations of simple groups and generalizations of modular curves.
Michael D. Fried*, University of California, Irvine
(89720147)

3:45 p.m.
Recognition theorems and Galois theory.
Shreeram S. Abhyankar*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(89714312)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Complex Dynamics, III

2:15 p.m.
Dynamics of the family lambda tan z.
Linda Keen*, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
Janina Kotus, Technical University of Warsaw, Poland
(89730750)

2:45 p.m.
Homeomorphisms between limbs of the Mandelbrot set.
Bodil Branner, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark
Nuria Fagella*, Boston University
(89730252)

3:15 p.m.
A conjectural universal family for 2dimensional dynamics.
Andre de Carvalho*, Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York
(89730885)

3:45 p.m.
Stability questions for holomorphic maps of two variables.
Gregery T. Buzzard*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(89732719)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Almost Multiplicative Maps, C* Algebras, and Deformations, III

2:15 p.m.
Asymptotic morphisms and algebraic topology.
Jerome Kaminker*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Indianapolis
(89746521)

2:45 p.m.
Universal C*algebras with matrical constraints.
Llolsten Lyton Kaonga*, University of New Hampshire
(89746176)

3:15 p.m.
The classification problem for infinite, simple C*algebras.
Mikael R\o rdam*, Odense University, Denmark
(89746261)

3:45 p.m.
A rigidity property for quantum SU(3).
Gabriel Nagy*, Kansas State University
(89746711)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Systems and Applications, III

2:15 p.m.
Critical exponents for intersections of random walks in dimensions between 1 and 2.
Emily E. Puckette*, Duke University
(8976068)

2:45 p.m.
Stability analysis of some stochastic completion models.
S. Sathananthan*, Tennessee State University
(89760158)

3:15 p.m.
Numerical treatment of Itotype stochastic differential systems.
G. S. Ladde*, University of Texas, Arlington
(89760368)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part A
Multivariable calculus using the Harvard Calculus Consortium materials.
Organizers:
Thomas W. Tucker, Colgate University

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part B
Learning styles approach to mathematics instructions.
Organizers:
Kenneth Williamson, Oregon State University
Richard M. Schori, Oregon State University

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part B
Dynamic geometry via Geometer's Sketchpad.
Organizers:
Doris J. Schattschneider, Moravian College
James R. King, University of Washington

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Logic and Category Theory

2:15 p.m.
zetaSuperstructures.
Arthur D. Grainger*, Morgan State University
(8970386)

2:30 p.m.
Combinatorics of identities.
Sherman Stein*, University of California, Davis
(89703149)

2:45 p.m.
Effective versions of Ramsey's theorem.
Tamara J. Hummel*, Dartmouth College
(89703739)

3:00 p.m.
Alternating automata and the temporal logic of ordinals.
Scott Rohde*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(89703862)

3:15 p.m.
Syntax into constructions via iterated trees.
Michael A. Jahn*, University of New Mexico
(89703864)

3:30 p.m.
Diamond: A logic of paradox.
Nathaniel Shawn Hellerstein*, San Francisco, California
(89703913)

3:45 p.m.
The Arctic Circle theorem.
William Jockusch, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
James Propp*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Peter Shor, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(89760704)

4:00 p.m.
GabrielUlmer duality for categories enriched in bicategories.
Robert Gordon*, Temple University, Philadelphia
A. J. Power, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
(89718626)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.3:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Finite Differences and Functional Equations

2:15 p.m.
Everything has been discovered, we just don't know it: Bisymmetry and aggregation.
J\'anos D. Acz\'el*, University of Waterloo
(89739129)

2:30 p.m.
Cauchy differenceA generalization of Hosszu functional equation.
P. L. Kannappan*, University of Waterloo
P. K. Sahoo, University of Louisville
(89739197)

2:45 p.m.
Pexider functional equationstheir fuzzy analog.
Elias Yacoub Deeba, University of Houston, Downtown
Andre de Korvin, University of Houston, Downtown
Shishen Xie*, University of Houston, Downtown
(89739337)

3:00 p.m.
On a qanalogue of the calculus of finite differences.
Warren P. Johnson*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(89739577)

3:15 p.m.
Growth estimates for solutions of difference equations.
Zhivko S. Athanassov*, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgaria
(89739793)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic Geometry

2:15 p.m.
Minimal resolutions of Gorenstein orbifolds in dimension three.
S. Roan*, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
(8971406)

2:30 p.m.
The geometry and topology of quotients in algebraic and symplectic geometry.
Yi Hu*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(89714124)

2:45 p.m.
Extensions of projective curves.
Sonny Tendian*, Samford University
(89714163)

3:00 p.m.
Symmetrized differentials and secant sheaves on Hilbert schemes of points.
Mark E. Huibregtse*, Skidmore College
(89714352)

3:15 p.m.
Calculating the Nielsen number for selfmaps of surfaces with boundary.
Joyce Wagner*, University of California, Los Angeles
(89714426)

3:30 p.m.
Hyperplane sections of higherdimensional scrolls.
James N. Brawner*, Saint John's University
(89714530)

3:45 p.m.
Resolutions of induced representations of algebraic groups.
Thomas Laframboise*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(89714813)

4:00 p.m.
On orthogonality relation for Abelian varieties over number fields.
John W. Jones*, Arizona State University
(89711508)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Recruitment and Retention of Women Faculty, I

2:15 p.m.
Retention of woman doctorates in mathematics.
Joan H. McCarter*, Arizona State University
(897001140)

2:40 p.m.
The power of partnering.
Jane T. Upshaw*, University of South Carolina, Beaufort
(897001142)

3:05 p.m.
Networking to recruit female faculty.
Nancy Lineken Hagelgans*, Ursinus College
(897001139)

3:30 p.m.
The ``Science, Diversity and Community" Project in Wisconsin.
Sherrie J. Nicol*, University of Wisconsin, Platteville
(897001141)

3:55 p.m.
Women in the Rutgers Mathematics Department.
Amy Cohen*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(897001143)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:25 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematical Sciences, Technology, and Economic Competitiveness, I

2:15 p.m.
A model for the cleanup of the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
Peter C. Olsen*, Simpsonville, Maryland 21150
(897001138)

2:40 p.m.
Vanishing premium or vanishing policyholder?
Donald P. Minassian*, Butler University
(897001137)

3:05 p.m.
Managing calibration algorithms.
Charles H. Jones*, Edwards AFB, California
(897001136)

3:30 p.m.
An industrygovernment study on assessing the reliability of an ultrasonic test procedurea case study in engineering anda statistical analyses.
Jeffrey T. Fong*, National Institute of Standards & Technology
James J. Filliben, National Institute of Standards & Technology
Owen F. Hedden, ABB Combustion Engineering, Incorporated
(897001135)

3:55 p.m.
Classical projective geometry in twentyfirst century electronic imaging.
Eamon Barrett*, Lockheed Missiles & Space Company
(897001134)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Teaching With Original Sources, III

2:15 p.m.
Historical and mathematical aims in the use of original sources.
Thomas Archibald*, Acadia University
(897001203)

2:35 p.m.
Proof in history and proof in the classroom.
Luis MorenoArmella*, CINVESTAV del IPN, Mexico
(897001213)

2:55 p.m.
Teaching graph theory with original sources.
Dorothee Jane Blum*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(897001205)

3:15 p.m.
Using primary sources to teach set theory.
Alejandro R. Garciadiego*, Universidad National Autonoma de Mexico
(897001207)

3:35 p.m.
Original sources in finite mathematics.
John T. Poole*, Furman University
(897001215)

3:55 p.m.
Contrasting calculus techniques with the method of Archimedes in computing the area bounded by a spiral.
Michael F. Siddoway*, Colorado College
(897001217)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Advising methods that work.
Organizers:
Diane L. Hermann, University of Chicago
David J. Lutzer, College of William and Mary
Panelists:
Judith N. Cederberg, St. Olaf College
Andrew Sterrett, Jr., Mathematical Association of America
Stephen A. Doblin, University of Southern Mississippi

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Popularizing mathematics.
Organizers:
Eric R. Muller, Brock University
Bernard R. Hodgson, Universit\'e Laval
Panelists:
Keith J. Devlin, St. Mary's College of California
Katherine Heinrich, Simon Fraser University
Lynn A. Steen, Mathematical Sciences Education Board
Virginia Thompson, University of California at Berkeley

Thursday January 5, 1995, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Committee on Testing Panel Discussion
Testing issues with technology.
Moderators:
John Harvey, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Panelists:
Philip C. Curtis, University of California, Los Angeles
Linda H. Boyd, DeKalb College
Bert K. Waits, The Ohio State University
Wade Ellis, West Valley College

Thursday January 5, 1995, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Mirror symmetry: A bridge between singularity theory and symplectic topology.
Alexander B. Givental*, University of California, Berkeley
(89700982)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 4:25 p.m.5:45 p.m.
Joint Prize Session

Thursday January 5, 1995, 6:00 p.m.6:45 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Project CLUME (Cooperative Learning in Undergraduate Mathematics Education
Ed Dubinsky, Purdue University
Janet Ray, Seattle Central Community College

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.9:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Cohomology and Representations of Finite Groups, I

7:00 p.m.
The cohomology rings of low rank simple groups.
Alejandro Adem, University of Wisconsin, Madison
R. James Milgram*, University of New Mexico
(89720345)

7:30 p.m.
Completely reducible homology complexes for restricted Lie algebras.
Jon Carlson, University of Georgia
Daniel K. Nakano, Northwestern University
Karl M. Peters*, Loyola University of Chicago
(89720774)

8:00 p.m.
On the existence of modules for restricted Lie algebras with no cohomology.
Jon F. Carlson, University of Georgia
Daniel K. Nakano*, Northwestern University
Karl M. Peters, Loyola University of Chicago
(89720520)

8:30 p.m.
Relative projectivity to a module and it's cohomology.
Chuang Peng*, University of Georgia
(89720823)

9:00 p.m.
Stably equivalent principal blocks.
Jonathan L. Alperin*, University of Chicago
(89720830)

9:30 p.m.
Complexity and varieties for infinitely generated modules.
David Bernard Benson, University of Georgia
Jon Carlson*, University of Georgia
Jeremy Rickard, University of Bristol, England
(89720925)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.9:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Dynamics, I

7:00 p.m.
Controllability of nonlinear integrodifferential systems.
S. Sivasundaram*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
(89793580)

7:30 p.m.
Second order DubovitskiiMilyutin theory and second order optimality conditions in abnormal optimal control problems.
Urszula LedzewiczKowalewska*, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
Heinz M. Schaettler, Washington University
(89749687)

8:00 p.m.
The existence of the minimal and maximal solutions for the impulsive differential equations with variable times.
Saroop K. Kaul*, University of Regina
(89734457)

8:30 p.m.
Further extensions of Lyapunov's methods to impulsive differential systems.
Xinzhi Liu*, University of Waterloo
(89734878)

9:00 p.m.
Uniform asymptotic stability with weaker decresentness.
Tingxiu Wang*, Oakton Community College
(8973464)

9:30 p.m.
Informal Discussion

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Applied Logic, I

7:00 p.m.
Model theory for analyzing database transactions.
Michael Benedikt*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(89703853)

7:30 p.m.
Undefinability in population rule languages.
H. Jerome Keisler*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(89703910)

8:00 p.m.
Preserving data integrity in a telecommunications switch.
Timothy Griffin*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
Howard Trickey, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(89703907)

8:30 p.m.
Transformations of normal and inverted function tables.
Jeffery Zucker*, McMaster University
(89703905)

9:00 p.m.
A simple framework of contracts in federated databases.
Mark Nadel*, The MITRE Corporation
(89703912)

9:30 p.m.
Finitemodel theorya personal perspective.
Ronald Fagin*, IBM Research
(89703906)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.9:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra: Rees Algebras and Related Topics, I

7:00 p.m.
GreenleesMay duality.
Joseph Lipman*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(89713327)

7:30 p.m.
A tight closure approach to arithmetic Macaulayfication.
Craig L. Huneke, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Karen Smith*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(8971348)

8:00 p.m.
Hilbert functions and Sally modules.
Maria Vaz Pinto*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(89713436)

8:30 p.m.
Problems on Hilbert functions of graded algebras.
Giuseppe Valla*, University of Genova, Italy
(89713365)

9:00 p.m.
Informal Discussion

9:30 p.m.
On the relation type of systems of parameters.
YungHui Lai*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(89713485)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.9:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Probability and Combinatorics, II

7:00 p.m.
Probabilistic combinatorics for infinite trees and Cayley graphs.
Russell Lyons*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(89705900)

8:05 p.m.
Diminishing our reliance on randomness in computation.
David I. Zuckerman*, University of Texas, Austin
(89768339)

9:10 p.m.
Combinatorial aspects of measures of maximal entropy for subshifts of finite type.
Jeffrey Steif*, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
(89705109)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.11:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Difference Equations: Theory and Applications, I

7:00 p.m.
Symplectic systems.
Allan Peterson*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(89739415)

7:30 p.m.
On existence of positive solutions and oscillations of neutral difference equations of odd order.
E. Thandapani, University of Madras, India
J. R. Graef, Mississippi State University
P. W. Spikes*, Mississippi State University
(89739463)

8:00 p.m.
The asymptotic solutions of delay difference systems.
S. Elaydi*, Trinity University
(89739387)

8:30 p.m.
WKBAnalysis of second order difference equations and applications.
Jeffrey S. Geronimo*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(89754934)

9:00 p.m.
A nonoscillation theorem for higher order nonlinear difference equations with delay.
J. R. Graef, Mississippi State University
A. Miciano*, Mississippi State University
(89739464)

9:30 p.m.
Stability of conditionally invariant sets and uncertain dynamic systems on time scales.
V. Lakshmikantham, Florida Institute of Technology
Zahia Drici*, University of Texas, San Antonio
(89734414)

10:00 p.m.
Oscillation and stability in a genotype selection model with several delays.
E. A. Grove*, University of Rhode Island
V. L. Kocic, Xavier University
R. Levins, Harvard School of Public Health
(89739592)

10:30 p.m.
Disconjugacy for symplectic systems.
Martin J. Bohner*, University of Ulm, Germany
(89739777)

11:00 p.m.
Global attractivity in a nonlinear secondorder difference equation.
V. L. Kocic*, Xavier University
G. Ladas, University of Rhode Island
(89739965)

11:30 p.m.
Fuzzy difference equations.
Elias Yacoub Deeba*, University of Houston, Downtown
Andre de Korvin, University of Houston, Downtown
E. L. Koh, University of Regina
(89739267)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.9:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Geometry, I

7:00 p.m.
Point sets with distinct distances.
Torsten Thiele*, Freie University Berlin, Germany
Hanno Lefmann, University of Dortmund, Germany
(89752329)

7:30 p.m.
On Conway's thrackle problem.
Mario Szegedy*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(89752524)

8:00 p.m.
Discrete entire functions via circle packing.
Kenneth Stephenson*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(8973042)

8:30 p.m.
An electronically accessible catalogue of arrangements of points on spheres.
N. J. A. Sloane*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey
(89752594)

9:00 p.m.
The geometry of Chiral polytopes.
Egon Schulte*, Northeastern University
(89751555)

9:30 p.m.
On lattice packing densities.
J. A. Rush*, University of Washington
(89711295)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.9:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Numerical Solution for IntegroDifferential Equations, I

7:00 p.m.
Discretization with variable time steps of an evolution equation with a positive type memory term.
W. McLean, University of New South Wales, Australia
V. Thomee, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Lars B. Wahlbin*, Cornell University
(89745362)

7:25 p.m.
Time integration of viscoelastic solid problems with an integrodifferential description.
V. D. da Silva*, University of Coimbra, Portugal
(89765761)

7:50 p.m.
A class of convolutiontype integrodifferential equations.
G. R. Niklason*, University College of Cape Breton
(89765338)

8:15 p.m.
Mean fractionalorderderivatives differential equations and filters.
Michele Caputo*, University La Sapienza, Italy
(89745545)

8:40 p.m.
Informal Discussion

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.10:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Holomorphic Spaces, I

7:00 p.m.
Approximation by harmonic polynomials.
Sheldon Axler*, Michigan State University
Wade C. Ramey, Michigan State University
(8974188)

7:30 p.m.
Hyponormal multipliers of the Dirichlet space.
Jaroslaw Lech*, Michigan State University
(8974754)

8:00 p.m.
Bounded analytic functions on infinitely connected domains.
Pamela B. Gorkin*, Bucknell University
(89746112)

8:30 p.m.
Planar Poincare domains: Geometry and Steiner symmetrization.
Wayne Smith*, University of Hawaii, Honolulu
Alexander Stanoyevitch, University of Hawaii, Honolulu
David A. Stegenga, University of Hawaii, Honolulu
(8974629)

9:00 p.m.
Quantum mechanics and spaces of holomorphic functions.
Brian C. Hall*, University of Virginia
(89732195)

9:30 p.m.
Zero sets for the Bergman spaces.
Daniel H. Luecking*, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
(8973090)

10:00 p.m.
Boundary behavior of Cauchy integrals and spectral properties of rankone perturbations of operators.
Alexei Gennady Poltoratski*, California Institute of Technology
(89730127)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.9:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Non Self Adjoint Operator Algebras, I

7:00 p.m.
Elementary operators on nest algebras.
Keith J. Coates*, Illinois Wesleyan University
(89746376)

7:30 p.m.
Zanalytic TAF algebras and partial crossed product C*algebras.
Belisario A. Ventura*, California State University, San Bernardino
(89746234)

8:00 p.m.
Preannihilators, the operator approximation property, and dual products.
David R. Larson*, Texas A & M University, College Station
Jon Kraus, State University of New York, College at Buffalo
(89747279)

8:30 p.m.
An embedding invariant for operator spaces.
Florin Pop*, Texas A & M University, College Station
Roger Smith, Texas A & M University, College Station
(89746256)

9:00 p.m.
Triangular AF nest algebras with locally constant cocycle.
Allan Donsig, Iowa State College, Ames
Justin R. Peters, III*, Iowa State College, Ames
(89746274)

9:30 p.m.
Some results on Ext for Hilbert modules.
Sarah H. Ferguson, University of Houston, Downtown
Vern Paulsen*, University of Houston, Downtown
(89746360)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#12: Part A
Linear algebra with DERIVE.
Organizers:
Jerry A. Johnson, University of Nevada, Reno
Benny D. Evans, Oklahoma State University

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part A
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

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.8:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Global Analysis, Analysis and Manifolds

7:00 p.m.
Diophantine conditions imply critical points on the boundaries of Siegel disks of polynomials.
James T. Rogers, Jr.*, Tulane University
(89758198)

7:15 p.m.
Functorality and heat content asymptotics.
Sylvie Desjardins*, University of Oregon
(89758452)

7:30 p.m.
Asymptotic physical measures for skew product dynamical systems of automorphisms of the torus and North PoleSouth Pole diffeomorphisms.
Chuanshu Ji, University of North Carolina
Donna K. Molinek*, Davidson College
(89758490)

7:45 p.m.
The strong shadowing property on the unit interval.
Timothy Pennings*, Hope College
James Warren, Texas A & M University, College Station
Joseph Brown, North Dakota State University, Fargo
(89758941)

8:00 p.m.
Codimension one Anosov flows and a conjecture of Verjovsky.
Slobodan Simic*, University of California, Berkeley
(89758955)

8:15 p.m.
Dynamics of continuous and discretized Hamiltonian systems: Chaosintegrability transition and exponential asymptotics.
A. Tovbis*, West Virginia University
M. Tsuchiya, West Virginia University
Ch Jaffe, West Virginia University
(89758199)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS Session on Education

7:00 p.m.
Writing to learn calculusincreasing students' conceptual understanding of calculus.
James C. Beidleman*, University of Kentucky
(8979859)

7:15 p.m.
A personal application of differential calculus: How do you feel?
Luke J. Simcik*, University of California, Davis
(8979897)

7:30 p.m.
A new approach to teaching calculus using derive.
Mahmoud AbuJoudeh*, Saint Paul's College
(89798393)

7:45 p.m.
Motivational teaching techniques involving connections between mathematics and art.
Raymond F. Tennant*, University of Southern Colorado
(89798410)

8:00 p.m.
Conceptual understanding of topics in first semester calculus: A study of three types of calculus courses at the University of Kentucky.
Pamela J. Wells*, University of Kentucky
(89798538)

8:15 p.m.
About algebraic derivatives.
Julia Roman*, Incarnate Word College
(89798587)

8:30 p.m.
More about algebraic derivatives.
D. Reginald Traylor*, Incarnate Word College
(89798588)

8:45 p.m.
Using DERIVE as a tool to teach induction in a discrete mathematics course.
Stephen G. Landry*, Seton Hall University
(89798619)

9:00 p.m.
Dynamic geometry as a discovery tool in a numerical analysis course.
Donald L. Muench*, Saint John Fisher College
(89798874)

9:15 p.m.
Written dialogue as a tool for conceptual understanding.
Ellen L. Clay*, Saint John Fisher College
(89798951)

9:30 p.m.
Nurturing students' mathematical creativity through studentconstructed examples.
Jacqueline E. Barab*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(89798962)

9:45 p.m.
On the learning process: Implications for the role of mathematics in the curriculum.
G. Arthur Mihram*, University of Southern California
Danielle Mihram, University of Southern California
(89798824)

10:00 p.m.
Undergraduate research opportunities in combinatorial games.
David Wolfe*, University of California, Berkeley
(89798190)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.9:40 p.m.
MAA Session on New Directions in Student Assessment, II

7:00 p.m.
Assessment with the graphing calculator in college algebra.
Kay Gura*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(897001163)

7:15 p.m.
Assessment in calculus: Variety means reality.
Deborah A. Crocker*, Miami University, Oxford
(897001160)

7:30 p.m.
How to grade 80 mathematical essays and survive to tell the tale.
Annalisa Crannell*, Franklin & Marshall College
(897001159)

7:45 p.m.
The evolution of assessment: Two experiences.
Cathy W. Carter*, Christian Brothers University
Mary M. Sullivan, Curry College
(897001157)

8:00 p.m.
The effect of graphing calculators on assessment in calculus.
Herbert E. Kasube*, Bradley University
(897001166)

8:15 p.m.
Testing with graphing calculators.
John G. La Master*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University, Ft.\ Wayne
(897001168)

8:30 p.m.
Learning research assessments: Their value and their use in mathematics.
Mary B. Martin*, Winthrop University
(897001171)

8:45 p.m.
Assessment of student knowledge, using studentcreated problems.
Agnes Rash*, Saint Joseph's University
(897001175)

9:00 p.m.
Studentgenerated synthesis.
Sandra L. Rhoades*, Smith College
(897001176)

9:15 p.m.
Using creative writing and portfolios to assess progress in calculus.
Dorothee Jane Blum*, Millersville University of Pennsylvania
(897001156)

9:30 p.m.
True or false questions? Explain!
Janet Lea Heine Barnett*, University of Southern Colorado
(897001155)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.9:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovations in Teaching Linear Algebra, II

7:00 p.m.
Progress toward linear algebra education.
Charles R. Johnson*, College of William and Mary
(897001070)

7:30 p.m.
Motivating proofs in elementary linear algebra.
David Carlson*, San Diego State University
(897001060)

8:00 p.m.
Emphasizing the concept of proof in the teaching of elementary linear algebra.
Guershon Harel*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Larry Sowder, San Diego State University
(897001066)

8:30 p.m.
Teaching linear transformations in elementary linear algebra.
David C. Lay*, University of Maryland, College Park
(897001073)

8:55 p.m.
What prerequisites exist for a first course in linear algebraAt what level should it be taught?
A. Duane Porter*, University of Wyoming
(897001077)

9:20 p.m.
Using ideas from calculus reform to teach linear algebra.
Stephen Hilbert*, Ithaca College
(897001068)

9:40 p.m.
Guiding small groups in linear algebra classes.
Mary T. Treanor*, Valparaiso University
(897001083)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.10:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Laboratory Approaches to Teaching Mathematics, II

7:00 p.m.
Mathematica projects in abstract algebra.
Robb T. Koether*, HampdenSydney College
(897001095)

7:20 p.m.
The laboratory in mathematical experimentation.
Harriet Pollatsek*, Mount Holyoke College
(897001099)

7:40 p.m.
Restructuring the developmental algebra curriculum: A problemcentered lab approach.
Mercedes A. McGowen*, William Rainey Harper College
Philip A. DeMarois, William Rainey Harper College
Darlene Whitkanack, Indiana University, Bloomington
(897001096)

8:00 p.m.
Laboratory approaches for intermediate algebra.
J. Bustoz, Arizona State University
S. Kyhn, Arizona State University
T. Miller, Arizona State University
R. Narasimhan*, College of Staten Island (CUNY)
(897001097)

8:20 p.m.
Explorations in algebra: A laboratory approach to college algebra.
Linda A. Kime*, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Judy Clark, University of Massachusetts, Boston
(897001094)

8:40 p.m.
Reinventing college algebra: A revised curriculum exploiting technology unifying themes and laboratory experiences.
William Waller*, University of Houston, Downtown
Ongard Sirisaengtaksin, University of Houston, Downtown
Linda Becerra, University of Houston, Downtown
(897001102)

9:00 p.m.
Group discovery and communication: A computer lab approach to lower division mathematics. Update: Fall 94.
Joaquin O. Carbonara*, State University of New York, Buffalo
Daniel Cunningham, State University of New York, Buffalo
(897001087)

9:20 p.m.
A mathematics laboratory for liberal arts and science students.
M. Anne Dow*, Maharishi International University
Catherine A. Gorini, Maharishi International University
Vincent Ferre, Maharishi International University
(897001090)

9:40 p.m.
Laboratories for community college mathematics.
Larry Sherwood*, Pennsylvania Valley Community College
(897001101)

10:00 p.m.
Laboratory approach to quadratic applications.
Roosevelt Gentry*, Jackson State University
(897001092)

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.8:20 p.m.
MAA Humanistic Mathematics Network Presentation
Organizers:
Alvin M. White, Harvey Mudd College

Thursday January 5, 1995, 7:00 p.m.8:20 p.m.
Reunion for Calculus Reform Workshop Participants
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U.S. Military Academy

Thursday January 5, 1995, 8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
MAA Poetry Reading
Organizers:
JoAnne S. Growney, Bloomsburg University
Inquiries: meet@ams.org