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1996 Joint Mathematics Meetings
Orlando, FL, January 1013, 1996
Meeting #908
Associate secretaries:
Lance W Small, AMS lwsmall@ucsd.edu
Donovan H Van Osdol, MAA dv@christa.unh.edu
Saturday January 13, 1996

Saturday January 13, 1996, 7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Thomas Archibald, Acadia University
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia

8:00 a.m.
Notes on Oswald Teichm\"uller and his work on quasiconformal mappings.
Vicki Hill*, American University
(90801206)

8:30 a.m.
On the rearrangement of seriesAnother look at the works of Levy and Steinitz.
John J. Saccoman*, Seton Hall University
(9080115)

9:00 a.m.
The binomial theorem and extensions.
Richard A. Askey*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(9080118)

9:30 a.m.
Roots and early highlights of the development of engineering mathematics.
Erwin O. Kreyszig*, Carleton University
(9080178)

10:15 a.m.
The genesis of the abstract ring concept.
Israel Kleiner*, York University
(9080114)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III
Organizers:
William Henry Barker, Bowdoin College
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois, Chicago
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California, Santa Barbara
Hugo Rossi, University of Utah
Philip D. Wagreich, University of Illinois, Chicago

8:00 a.m.
The templateproblem dilemma and ways to avoid it.
Al Shenk*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(90898303)

8:30 a.m.
Peerfacilitated cooperative learning in large classes: Integrating reading, writing, and discussion.
William E. Bonnice*, University of New Hampshire
(90898349)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematics reform: Perspectives from the classroom.
Gail F. Burrill*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(90897283)

9:30 a.m.
The MIDDLE MATH Project: Reshaping the preparation of teachers of middle grades mathematics.
Sidney L. Rachlin*, East Carolina University
(90897360)

10:00 a.m.
A model course portfolio for peer review.
Steven R. Dunbar*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(90898412)

10:30 a.m.
Mathematics education reform in spite of limited resources: Changes at a liberal arts college.
Thomas H. Rousseau*, Siena College
(90898241)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Differential Equations and Applications, II
Organizers:
R. W. R. Darling, University of South Florida
Kandethody M. Ramachandran, University of South Florida

8:00 a.m.
Lyapunov exponents of linear stochastic functional differential equations: Examples and case studies.
SalahE Mohammed*, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
(90860456)

8:35 a.m.
Backwards $SDE$ with random terminal time, and applications to elliptical $PDE$.
R. W.R Darling*, University of South Florida
Etienne C. Pardoux, CMI, France
(90860182)

9:00 a.m.
Hypersurfaces in $\Bbb R^n$ and the variance of exit times for Brownian motion.
Kimberly K. J. Kinateder*, Wright State University
Patrick McDonald, New College
(90860571)

9:25 a.m.
Brownian motion and Riemannian geometry in the neighborhood of a submanifold $\rm I$.
Martin Ngu Ndumu*, University of Yaounde, Cameroon
(90858132)

9:50 a.m.
Stochastic integrodifferential equations and applications.
Sivapragasam Sathananthan*, Tennessee State University
(90860250)

10:15 a.m.
Solving a system of nonlinear parabolic partial differential equations by a probabilistic method.
Zusheng Rao*, University of South Florida
Etienne Pardoux, CMI, France
Frederic Pradeilles, University of Provence, France
(90860783)

10:40 a.m.
Adapted solution of a degenerate backward $SPDE$, with applications.
Jin Ma*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Jiongmin Yong, Fudan University, People's Republic of China
(90860782)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Diophantine Problems From Different Perspectives, IV
Organizers:
Henri Rene Darmon, McGill University
Andrew J. Granville, University of Georgia

8:00 a.m.
Effective estimates of the number of points of algebraic varieties over finite fields.
Siman YatFai Wong*, Institute for Advanced Study
(90811210)

8:25 a.m.
On distribution of solutions of unit equations.
Milja R. Poe*, Harvard University
(90811200)

8:50 a.m.
Towards removal of semistability conditions at {\rm 5}.
Brian D. Conrad*, Princeton University
(90811112)

9:15 a.m.
The levels and weights of modular representations.
Kevin Buzzard*, University of California, Berkeley
(90811224)

9:40 a.m.
Rational points on elliptic curves and splitting quadratic forms.
Jonathan Shick*, Loyola University
(90811742)

10:05 a.m.
Special values of Goss' Lfunction and Bernoulli ideals.
Linghsueh Shu*, University of Vermont
(90811222)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometry, Topology, and Analysis on Noncompact Manifolds, III
Organizers:
Peter E. Haskell, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

8:00 a.m.
Symplectic surgery and the equivariant index theorem.
Reyer Sjamaar*, Cornell University
(90858201)

8:30 a.m.
Legendrian circular helix links.
Lisa M. Traynor*, Bryn Mawr College
(90858366)

9:00 a.m.
Cordes algebras based on Schr\"odinger operators with rapidly increasing potentials.
Houshang H. Sohrab*, Towson State University
(90846101)

9:30 a.m.
$L^2$ OkaGrauert theory.
Mikhael Gromov, Institute des Hautes Etudes Sciences, France
Gennadi M. Henkin, University of Paris VI, France
Mikhail A. Shubin*, Northeastern University
(90832462)

10:00 a.m.
Gluing formulae for the index of families of Dirac operators.
Liviu I. Nicolaescu*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(90847757)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Representation Theory and Harmonic Analysis of Topological Groups, II
Organizers:
Carolyn Pfeffer Johnston, Florida Atlantic University
Gail D. L. Ratcliff, University of Missouri, St.\ Louis

8:00 a.m.
A Lietheoretic approach to Schur duality.
Roe W. Goodman*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Nolan R. Wallach, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(90820477)

8:30 a.m.
A nonspherical representation of the icosahedral graded Hecke algebra.
Catherine E. Kriloff*, Oklahoma State University
(90816153)

9:00 a.m.
The arithmetic of compact solvmanifolds.
Jeffrey Stephen Fox*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(90822618)

9:20 a.m.
Break

10:00 a.m.
Functional equations of padic zeta integrals, and representations of the metaplectic group.
W. Jay Sweet, Jr.*, Florida International University
(90822169)

10:30 a.m.
Quadratic base change for padic SL$(2)$ as a theta correspondence.
David C. Manderscheid*, University of Iowa
(90822238)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebra, Algebra Cohomology, and Polynomial Identities, III
Organizers:
Andy R. Magid, University of Oklahoma
Lance W. Small, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla

8:00 a.m.
Noncommutative and noncocommutative Hopf algebras arising from finite group algebras.
John F. P. Wen*, Florida State University
Roselyn E. Williams, Florida A & M University
(90816703)

8:30 a.m.
Heisenberg algebras and coefficient rings.
Horia C. Pop*, University of Iowa
(90816655)

9:00 a.m.
$L_\infty$ algebras and their cohomology.
Michael Robert Penkava*, University of California, Davis
(90817286)

9:30 a.m.
Frobenius extensions of subalgebras of Hopf algebras.
Davida Fischman*, California State University, San Bernardino
M. Susan Montgomery, University of Southern California
HansJurgen Schneider, University Munchen, Germany
(9081658)

10:00 a.m.
Residue complex for quantum planes.
Kaushal Ajitabh*, University of Texas, Austin
(90814479)

10:30 a.m.
Generalized Massey products.
Lynelle M. Lang*, University of California, Davis
(9081787)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part B
Dynamic geometry with Cabri Geometer.
Organizers:
James R. King, University of Washington

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#18: Part A
Training tools for mathematics TA teaching workshops.
Organizers:
Marilyn McCollum, North Carolina State University

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Session on General Topology

8:00 a.m.
Characterization of maximal ideals and ultrafilters in a complementary topology.
Rahim G. Karimpour*, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville
(90854306)

8:15 a.m.
$\alpha$scattered spaces.
David A. Rose*, Southeastern College of the Assemblies of God
(90854585)

8:30 a.m.
More on normality of products.
Jamel A. Kammoun*, Benedict College
(90854612)

8:45 a.m.
The semiopen set and the semiregular set generated topologies.
Charles I. Dorsett*, Louisiana Tech University
(90854697)

9:00 a.m.
The normability question.
Jamuna P. Ambasht*, Benedict College
(90854240)

9:15 a.m.
Baire spaces and hyperspace topologies.
Laszlo Zsilinszky*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(90854597)

9:30 a.m.
Weak astrality, weak purity, and quasi$(S_1)$properties.
Gangadhar R. Hiremath*, Talladega College
(90854176)

9:45 a.m.
Examples of generalized metacompact spaces.
James C. Smith, Jr.*, Virginia Polytech Institute & State University
(90854175)

10:00 a.m.
Generalized ordered spaces with pointcountable bases.
Harold R. Bennett, Texas Tech University
David J. Lutzer*, College of William & Mary
(90854143)

10:15 a.m.
Companions to the double sequence theorem of Nagata.
Henry HinLai Hung*, Concordia University
(9085447)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I

8:00 a.m.
Kadmissibility of $S_{12}$,$S_{13}$,$S_{14}$,$S_{15}$.
Steven Liedahl*, University of Notre Dame
Zara Marija Girnius, University of Cincinnati
(90811776)

8:15 a.m.
Explicit construction of $PSL(2,7)$fields over $\Bbb Q(t)$ embeddable in $SL(2,7)$fields.
John R. Swallow*, Davidson College
(90812374)

8:30 a.m.
Some computations for Witt groups of hyperelliptic curves.
Jonathan Shick*, Loyola University
(90812741)

8:45 a.m.
The DedekindMertens Lemma and certain graphs.
Alberto Corso*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Wolmer V. Vasconcelos, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Rafael H. Villarreal, ESFM del IPN, Mexico
(90813411)

9:00 a.m.
Tor and torsion on a complete intersection.
David Allen Jorgensen*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(90813489)

9:15 a.m.
Kernel of a divisor class group map.
Claudia Maria Miller*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(90813720)

9:30 a.m.
Investigating torsion in tensor products using numerical semigroups.
Kurt D. Herzinger*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(90813521)

9:45 a.m.
Generators of maximal ideals in the ring of integervalued polynomials.
Scott Thomas Chapman*, Trinity University
William W. Smith, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(90813188)

10:00 a.m.
Stable range in formal power series with any number of indeterminates.
Amir M. Rahimi*,
(9081381)

10:15 a.m.
Dynamic feedback over commutative rings: The projective case.
Oswaldo Lezama*, University Nacional de Colombia, Colombia
Armando Rodado, University Nacional de Columbia,
(90893157)

10:30 a.m.
Applications of Gr\"obner bases to linear codes.
Jeanne Fitzgerald*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Robert F. Lax, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(90894602)

10:45 a.m.
The rank of some families of elliptic surfaces.
Lisa A. Fastenberg*, Yale University
(9081497)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Complex Analysis, I

8:00 a.m.
The Cardinal Series and Shannon's sampling theorem.
Nasser Dastrange*, Buena Vista College
(90826281)

8:15 a.m.
Weighted norm inequalities for fractional integrals with an application to mean convergence of Laguerre series.
Elizabeth L. Kochneff*, Eastern Washington University
(9082628)

8:30 a.m.
On decentralized realization of smooth functions.
Pengyuan Chen*, Gustavus Adolphus College
(9082665)

8:45 a.m.
Application of covering sets.
Kandasamy K. Muthuvel*, University of WisconsinOshkosh
(90826187)

9:00 a.m.
Reconstruction of some approximate antigradient.
XiaoXiong Gan*, Morgan State University
(90826259)

9:15 a.m.
An extension of the HardyLittlewood inequalities for power series and moments.
Constantine Georgakis*, DePaul University
(90826533)

9:30 a.m.
Sharpened versions of the Schwarz Lemma.
Peter R. Mercer*, Saint Mary's College of Maryland
(90830442)

9:45 a.m.
On two meromorphic functions that share pairs of small functions.
Ping Li*, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
ChungChun Yang, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
(90830320)

10:00 a.m.
Some harmonic slit mappings.
Michael John Dorff*, University of Kentucky
(90830305)

10:15 a.m.
A generalization of LittlewoodPaley conjecture to mth root transform of a class of closetoconvex functions.
Massoud Jahangiri*, Kent State University, Burton
(90830336)

10:30 a.m.
Convergence and zero distribution of Laurenttype rational functions.
Nicholas Papamichael, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Nikolaos N. Stylianopoulos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Igor E. Pritsker*, Kent State University, Kent
Edward B. Saff, University of South Florida
(9083003)

10:45 a.m.
Zerofree regions for sections of power series.
Faruk F. AbiKhuzam*, American University of Beirut
(90830771)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, I

8:00 a.m.
A linear variation of parameters formula and comparison theorems for three dimensional hyperbolic problems.
Sudhakar Gurunath Pandit*, WinstonSalem State University
(90835341)

8:15 a.m.
On connection between acoustics and quantum mechanics.
Ivan Victorovich Andronov, Saint Petersburg University
B. Belinskiy*, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Jerald P. Dauer, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
(90835522)

8:30 a.m.
Over specified parabolic boundary value problem.
Morteza ShafiiMousavi*, Indiana University, South Bend
(90835282)

8:45 a.m.
Some persistence results in a diffusive foodchain model.
Wei Feng, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
Chenhong Lu*, University of North Carolina, Wilmington
(90835311)

9:00 a.m.
Constructive solutions of boundary problems via sampling kernels.
Peter A. McCoy*, U. S. Naval Academy and Radar Division, U. S. Naval Research Lab, Washington, D. C.
(90835325)

9:15 a.m.
The effect of bridge impedence $Z = M + iR$ and mistuning on mode frequencies in musical instruments using courses of several strings.
David R. Peterson*, University of Central Arkansas
(90835464)

9:30 a.m.
Dynamics of boundary controlled convectionreactiondiffusion equations.
Victor I. Shubov*, Texas Tech University
D. A. Gilliam, Washington University
Christopher I. Byrnes, Washington University
(90835486)

9:45 a.m.
Group classification for generalized Burgers equations.
S. K. Rai*, Texas A & M International University
Chelluri C. A. Sastri, Dalhousie University
(90835491)

10:00 a.m.
Existence of solutions of degenerate quenching problems.
Lan Ke, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Shiying Ning*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(90835497)

10:15 a.m.
A semilinear elliptic equation at a critical exponent.
Alexandra Kurepa*, North Carolina A & T State University
(90835601)

10:30 a.m.
Boundary identifiability of residual stress via the Dirichlet to Neumann map.
Robert L. Robertson*, University of Kentucky
(90835604)

10:45 a.m.
Stability for the polyharmonic obstacle problem.
Ronald F. Vandenhouten*, University of Kentucky
(90835640)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic Topology

8:00 a.m.
Invariant differential forms on compact nilmanifolds.
Necdet Guner*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(90855236)

8:15 a.m.
Cohomology of the Euclidian Bianchi groups.
Ethan J. Berkove*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(90855524)

8:30 a.m.
On the Bredon cohomology of $B_GU$.
Yimin Yang*, University of Minnesota, Morris
(9085556)

8:45 a.m.
The knot slice problem via the eta invariant.
Carl F. Letsche*, Pennsylvania State University, Altoona
(90857388)

9:00 a.m.
Fixed points of boundarypreserving maps of punctured surfaces.
Jeanine Kay Nolan*, University of Nevada, Reno
(90855685)

9:15 a.m.
The clasp number of alternating knots.
Helmut Doll*, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Edith N. Starr, Vassar College
(90857418)

9:30 a.m.
Computer implementation of an improved braid conjugacy algorithm.
John F. Pedersen*, University of South Florida
(9085773)

9:45 a.m.
Symmetry of knot invariants and Lie superalgebras.
Arkady Vaintrob*, University of Utah
(9085774)

10:00 a.m.
Homology manifold transversality.
Heather M. Johnston*, University of Pennsylvania
(90857600)

10:15 a.m.
A connectivity property of geometric cell complexes.
Steven W. Knox*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(90857610)

10:30 a.m.
Normals in a Minkowski plane.
Kathleen Marie Hann*, California State University Hayward
(90852559)

10:45 a.m.
Mean curvature preserving isometrics between surfaces in $R^3$.
Georgi I. Kamberov*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(90853115)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Differential Geometry

8:00 a.m.
Leastarea partitions of $R^n$.
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
(90849168)

8:15 a.m.
Constrained optimization methods for PDEs.
John Gregory*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Kathleen A. PericakSpector, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(9084961)

8:30 a.m.
Numerical solution of timedelay optimal control problems with inequality constraints.
Mohammad A. Kazemi*, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
(90849328)

8:45 a.m.
On the cellaveraging spectral Chebyshev solution of a nonlinear controlled dynamical system.
Gamal Elnagar*, University of South Carolina, Spartanburg
(90849329)

9:00 a.m.
A new method for Lagrange problems in the calculus of variations.
Geza Schay*, University of Massachusetts, Boston
(90849495)

9:15 a.m.
Automatic controls for nonlinear dynamical systems with Lipschitzian trajectories.
Reza R. A. Ahangar*, Piedmont College
Ebrahim Salehi, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(90849800)

9:30 a.m.
The group structure of a pyramidal puzzle.
Darren Glass*, Rice University
Matina Donaldson, Reed College
Tiffany Maher, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
(90852422)

9:45 a.m.
De Rham cohomology of the module of logarithmic forms for an arrangement of hyperplanes.
Jonathan J. Wiens*, University of Oregon
(90852500)

10:00 a.m.
Mistilings of the plane with rectangles.
Manjul Bhargava*, Harvard University
(90852736)

10:15 a.m.
Transverse matchings on a finite planar set.
Mark J. Nielsen*, University of Idaho
(90852718)

10:30 a.m.
Representations of the Lie group of automorphisms of an almost rparacontact manifold of PSasakian type, II.
Andrew Bucki*, Oklahoma School of Science & Mathematics
(90853651)

10:45 a.m.
$1$type submanifolds of $HP^m$ and $OP^2$.
Ivko M. Dimitric*, Pennsylvania State University, Uniontown
(90853750)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Creating an Active Learning Environment: Preparing Preservice Teachers, II
Organizers:
Hubert J. Ludwig, Ball State University
Kay Meeks Roebuck, Ball State University

8:00 a.m.
Reforming elementary teachers' beliefs.
Janet Lea Heine Barnett*, University of Southern Colorado
(908001091)

8:15 a.m.
Problem solving for preservice elementary teachers: How to fit mathematics, pedagogy, and technology into $10$ weeks.
Susan L. Addington*, California State University, San Bernardino
(908001090)

8:30 a.m.
Handson data analysis.
David C. Flaspohler*, Xavier University
Ann L. Dinkheller, Project Discovery
(908001096)

8:45 a.m.
Integrating mathematics and methods.
Susan R. Beal*, Saint Xavier University
Mark Klespis, Sam Houston State University
(908001092)

9:00 a.m.
Mathematical modeling with secondary education emphasis.
Thomas E. Kelley*, Metropolitan State College of Denver
(908001099)

9:15 a.m.
Modern algebraA discovery approach for preservice teachers.
John J. Koker*, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
(908001101)

9:30 a.m.
Using problem solving to encourage active learning.
Marie P. Sheckels*, Mary Washington College
Sandra White, Mary Washington College
(908001110)

9:45 a.m.
Role playing: An active learning strategy.
Debra Rothermel*, Harrisburg Area Community College, Lancaster Campus
Cathy Ann Godbois, Harrisburg Area Community College, Lancaster Campus
(908001108)

10:00 a.m.
Preparing preservice elementary teachers to teach mathematics through modeling.
Jane T. Upshaw*, University of South Carolina, Beaufort
(908001115)

10:15 a.m.
Changing the mathematics courses for elementary teachers: Examples, suggestions and insights.
Susan Gay*, University of Kansas
(908001098)

10:30 a.m.
Combining content and methods for preservice elementary teachers.
Robert P. Stutts*, Columbia College
(908001112)

10:45 a.m.
Visualization activities involving manipulatives and active group learning.
Regina Baron Brunner*, Cedar Crest College
(908001094)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Poster Session on Research by Undergraduate Students
Organizers:
Judith Palagallo, University of Akron

Saturday January 13, 1996, 8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
Does calculus reform really work?
Moderators:
John H. Ewing, American Mathematical Society
Panelists:
George E. Andrews, Pennsylvania State University
Morton Brown, University of Michigan
John C. Polking, Rice University

Saturday January 13, 1996, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture
The mathematics of queueing networks.
William A. Massey*, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey

Saturday January 13, 1996, 9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
GlimmEffros type dichotomies.
Gregory Hjorth*, California Institute of Technology

Saturday January 13, 1996, 9:00 a.m.10:30 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Physics, III
Organizers:
Michael P. Loss, Georgia Institute of Technology

9:00 a.m.
Spectral analysis of nonselfadjoint operators generated by damped hyperbolic equations and applications to control theory and energy decay estimates.
Marianna A. Shubov*, Texas Tech University
(90880389)

9:30 a.m.
Differential equations methods for the MongeKantorovich mass transfer problem.
Craig Evans, University of California, Berkeley
Wilfrid Gangbo*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(90849263)

10:10 a.m.
Extremals of zeta functions of Laplacians.
Richard Snyder Laugesen*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Carlo Morpurgo, University of Texas, Austin
(90858465)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
AWM Workshop

Saturday January 13, 1996, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Book Sales and Exhibits

Saturday January 13, 1996, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
NAM Panel Discussion
Affirmative action and underrepresented American minorities in mathematics at the graduate and professional levels.
Moderators:
Robert E. Bozeman, Morehouse College
Presenters:
Rhonda J. Hughes, Bryn Mawr College
Arlie Oswald Petters, Princeton University
Richard A. Tapia, Rice University
James Turner, Florida A&M University

Saturday January 13, 1996, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Having fun with linear algebra: Applications to combinatorics and geometry.
Laszlo Babai*, University of Chicago and E\H otv\H os University, Hungary
(90800950)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 10:10 a.m.10:40 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Definability, automorphism, and the countably enumerable sets.
Peter A. Cholak*, University of Notre Dame

Saturday January 13, 1996, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
It's as easy as {\rm abc}.
Andrew J. Granville*, University of Georgia
(90800908)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 12:05 p.m.12:30 p.m.
MAA Business Meeting

Saturday January 13, 1996, 12:35 p.m.1:00 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Organizers:
Thomas Archibald, Acadia University
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia

1:00 p.m.
Newton and mathematical language.
John G. Fauvel*, Open University, United Kingdom
(90801122)

1:30 p.m.
Marshall Islands stick charts: A case in ethnomathematics.
Marcia Ascher*, Ithaca College
(90801107)

2:00 p.m.
Archival record of minority mathematicians.
Florence D. Fasanelli*, Mathematical Association of America
(90801402)

2:30 p.m.
Discovery of a lost factoring machine.
Jeffrey Outlaw Shallit*, University of Waterloo
(9080112)

3:00 p.m.
On the origins of Riemann's concept of curvature.
Paul R. Wolfson*, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
(90801108)

3:30 p.m.
Some medieval Indian approximation formulas.
Kim Plofker*, Brown University
(90801151)

4:00 p.m.
Some observations on the history of mathematics in Mexico, $19301950$.
Alejandro D. Garciadiego*, University Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
(90801261)

4:30 p.m.
Dimitrii Fedorovich Egorov and the ``True Orthodox Church''
Charles Edwin Ford*, Saint Louis University
(9080105)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Information and Computation, II
Organizers:
Charles H. Bennett, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York
Peter W. Shor, AT&T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey

1:00 p.m.
Gates and circuits for quantum computers.
David P. DiVincenzo*, IBM
(90881427)

1:40 p.m.
Quantum cryptoanalysis of hidden linear forms.
Dan Boneh*, Princeton University
R. J. Lipton, Princeton University
(90868421)

2:20 p.m.
Computations with quantum gate arrays.
Richard Cleve*, University of Calgary
(90868400)

3:00 p.m.
On the simulation of quantum computations.
R. J. Lipton*, Princeton University
(90868423)

3:40 p.m.
Discussion

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Differential Equations and Applications, III
Organizers:
R. W. R. Darling, University of South Florida
Kandethody M. Ramachandran, University of South Florida

1:00 p.m.
On the chance of rogue waves at sea.
Benjamin S. White*, Exxon Research & Engineering
(90860516)

1:30 p.m.
Stability of model ecosystems under Markovian structural perturbations.
Gangaram S. Ladde*, University of Texas, Arlington
(90860178)

2:00 p.m.
Stochastic linearizations of point dissipative nonlinear systems.
James A. Reneke*, Clemson University
(90893194)

2:30 p.m.
Stochastic homogenization of elliptic boundary value problems with $L^P$data.
Kevin T. Andrews, Oakland University
Steve J. Wright*, Oakland University
(9083544)

3:00 p.m.
Direct averaging method for stochastic differential games.
Kandethody M. Ramachandran*, University of South Florida
(90893350)

3:30 p.m.
Moving boundary problem and a class of diffusion processes.
Weian Zheng*, University of California, Irvine
(9086041)

4:00 p.m.
Stochastic effect in curvature driven flows.
Nung Kwan Aaron Yip*, Princeton University
(9084945)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Diophantine Problems From Different Perspectives, V
Organizers:
Henri Rene Darmon, McGill University
Andrew J. Granville, University of Georgia

1:00 p.m.
Arithmetic intersection in a Siegel threefold.
Fernando RodriguezVillegas*, Princeton University
(90811267)

1:30 p.m.
The iterative method in Waring's problem for number fields.
Morley A. Davidson*, Institute for Advanced Study
(90811225)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Representation Theory and Harmonic Analysis of Topological Groups, III
Organizers:
Carolyn Pfeffer Johnston, Florida Atlantic University
Gail D. L. Ratcliff, University of Missouri, St.\ Louis

1:00 p.m.
Algebraic methods towards higherorder probability inequalities.
Donald St. P. Richards*, University of Virginia
(90843460)

1:30 p.m.
$C$*algebras associated to lattices in Heisenberg Lie groups.
SooTeck Lee, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Judith A. Packer*, National University of Singapore, Singapore
(90846214)

2:00 p.m.
Completely bounded multilinear forms on groups.
Guanghua Zhao*, Fayetteville State University
(90843369)

2:30 p.m.
Harmonic analysis questions coming from quantization.
Marc A. Rieffel*, University of California, Berkeley
(90820230)

2:50 p.m.
Break

3:30 p.m.
Quasiregular representations and the geometry of nilmanifolds.
Ruth Gornet*, Texas Tech University
(90858583)

4:00 p.m.
Sampling of representation coefficients, frames, and wavelet theory.
Karlheinz U. Grochenig*, University of Connecticut
(90842806)

4:30 p.m.
Legendre polynomials, simultaneously symmetric functions, and cocycles of an irrational rotation.
Lawrence W. Baggett, University of Colorado, Boulder
Herbert Antonio Medina, Loyola Marymount University
Kathy Donovan Merrill*, Colorado College
(90843576)

5:00 p.m.
An invariant theorem and its applications.
Hongming Ding*, Saint Louis University
(90822275)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part B
Fibonacci and Catalan numbers.
Organizers:
Ralph P. Grimaldi, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#16: Part B
Contemporary calculus through applications using the TI82.
Organizers:
Kevin G. Bartkovich, North Carolina School of Science & Medicine
Daniel J. Teague, North Carolina School of Science & Medicine

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#17: Part B
Using a laboratory approach to teach basic concepts of group theory.
Organizers:
Ellen Maycock Parker, Depauw University

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.3:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, II

1:00 p.m.
Projective normality of varieties of small degree.
Alberto Alzati, University of Milan, Italy
Marina Bertolini, University Degli Studi di Milan,
Gian Mario Besana*, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
(90814385)

1:15 p.m.
Deformations of Lie superalgebras and $PBW$ theorem.
Yi Ming Zou*, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
(90817813)

1:30 p.m.
The first degeneracy locus of the map $\cal S: {\rm Sec}(\Omega^1_{X/k})\longrightarrow\Omega^1_{H/k}$ for an algebraic surface $X$.
Mark E. Huibregtse*, Skidmore College
(90814450)

1:45 p.m.
Degenerations of mixed Hodge structures.
Eric C. Gaze*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(90814528)

2:00 p.m.
Lifting of deformations for tetragonal curves.
James N. Brawner*, Saint John's University
(90814643)

2:15 p.m.
Curves on the torus and Klein bottle.
Anatoly Korchagin*, Brooklyn, New York
(90814781)

2:30 p.m.
A uniform property for finite sets of points in projective space.
Lakshmi V. Modali*, Syracuse University
(90814642)

2:45 p.m.
Algebraic geometric codes over rings.
Judy Leavitt Walker*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(90894560)

3:00 p.m.
Asymptotic primepower divisibility of binomial, generalized binomial, and multinomial coefficients.
John M. Holte*, Gustavus Adolphus College
(90805245)

3:15 p.m.
Motivic complexes from automorphisms.
Mark Edward Walker*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(90819647)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Complex Analysis, II

1:00 p.m.
Geometric properties inherited by approximating Ces\'aro sums.
Joseph A. Cima, University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Roger W. Barnard, Texas Tech University
Kent Pearce*, Texas Tech University
(90830696)

1:15 p.m.
Twopoint distortion theorems for bounded univalent functions.
William Ma*, Pennsylvania College of Technology
David Minda, University of Cincinnati
(90830552)

1:30 p.m.
Asymptotics of the zeros of relativistic Hermite polynomials.
Matthew He*, Nova Southeastern University
Paolo E. Ricci, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
(9083040)

1:45 p.m.
Weighted norm inequalities for conjugate $A$harmonic tensors.
Shusen Ding*, Florida State University
(90830192)

2:00 p.m.
On a sequence of polynomials related to the BieberbachMilin problem.
Arcadii Z. Grinshpan*, University of South Florida
Mourad E.H Ismail, University of South Florida
(9083083)

2:15 p.m.
Pleating coordinates for the deformation space of a $2$cusped hyperbolic $3$manifold.
Kavita G. Bhatia*, University of Oklahoma
(90899424)

2:30 p.m.
Growth extension and John domains.
Navah Langmeyer*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(90830798)

2:45 p.m.
A complex strongly extreme point which is not an analytic denting point.
Patrick N. Dowling, Miami University, Oxford
David Hu, El Paso Community College
Douglas Mupasiri*, University of Northern Iowa
(90828722)

3:00 p.m.
Asymptotic measures, MorseSmale diffeomorphisms, and residue lemmas.
Donna K. Molinek*, Davidson College
(90828504)

3:15 p.m.
Boundary behavior of harmonic mappings.
Paul Greiner*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(90833376)

3:30 p.m.
Global meromorphic solutions of partial differential equations.
Peichu Hu*, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
ChungChun Yang, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
(90832739)

3:45 p.m.
Quadruple product of ultraspherical functions.
Mihr Jahanian Shah*, Kent State University, Trumbull Campus
(90833154)

4:00 p.m.
Gram polynomials and Kummer's function.
Roger W. Barnard*, Texas Tech University
G. Dahlquist, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Kent Pearce, Texas Tech University
Lothar Reichel, Kent State University, Kent
Kendall Clyde Richards, Southwestern University
(90833688)

4:15 p.m.
Sieved orthogonal polynomials.
Blaise P. DeSesa*, Rowan College of New Jersey
(90833342)

4:30 p.m.
Animating Teichm\"uller spaces and Kleinian groups
Paul R. McCreary*, University of Illinois
(90899723)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations, II

1:00 p.m.
Spectral gaps and rates to equilibrium for diffusions.
Robert G. Smits*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(90835682)

1:15 p.m.
Regularity of solutions of linear parabolic equations with singular lower order coefficients.
Qi Zhang*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(90835687)

1:30 p.m.
Location of inhomogeneities in elastic materials.
John L. Tolle*, University of Kentucky
(90835732)

1:45 p.m.
On the forced nonlinear Schr\"odinger equation.
Charles Bu*, Wellesley College
(90835705)

2:00 p.m.
A signchanging solution for a sublinear elliptic boundary value problem.
Alfonso Castro*, University of North Texas
(90835708)

2:15 p.m.
Optimal control of a surface runoff watershed model.
K. Renee Deaton Fister*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(90835191)

2:30 p.m.
Quenching for a diffusive equation with a concentrated singularity.
Keng Deng*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Catherine A. Roberts, Northern Arizona University
(90835190)

2:45 p.m.
Numerical solution of degenerate boundary value problems modeling anisotropic elastic plates and shells.
Camille A. McKayle*, Lafayette College
Robert Griffith Root, Lafayette College
(90835123)

3:00 p.m.
Quenching for the heat equation with a concentrated or a nonlocal nonlinear source term.
Catherine A. Roberts*, Northern Arizona University
(90835103)

3:15 p.m.
Nonlinear elliptic problems and mixed $Fem$ solutions.
Kumud S. Altmayer*, University of South Florida
(9083594)

3:30 p.m.
Student selfenrichment of concept image.
George Exner*, Bucknell University
Claudia R. Thompson, College of Wooster
(9083595)

3:45 p.m.
Quasiperiodic solutions of fixed frequencies for the forced Duffing equation without Diophantine restrictions.
Melvyn S. Berger, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Lu Ping Zhang*, University of California, Irvine
(90834332)

4:00 p.m.
Asymptotic results for the mlambda function.
John C.D Diamantopoulos*,
(90834405)

4:15 p.m.
Effects of initial data on the number of quenching points.
C. Y. Chan, University of Southwestern Louisiana
H.H. T. Liu*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(90899819)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Manifolds

1:00 p.m.
Eigenvalue comparisons in graph theory.
Gregory Quenell*, Oberlin College
(90853257)

1:15 p.m.
Elastic curves in hyperbolic $2$space.
Daniel H. Steinberg*, Case Western Reserve University
(90853125)

1:30 p.m.
On free reductions and deformations of two complexes in four manifolds.
Paul J. Kapitza*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(90857649)

1:45 p.m.
A tight polyhedral immersion of the real projective plane with one handle.
Davide P. Cervone*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(90857532)

2:00 p.m.
Visualizing Smale flows in the $3$sphere.
Michael C. Sullivan*, Northwestern University
(9085736)

2:15 p.m.
An unavoidable tangle approach to fourtwist reduction of knots.
Kenneth Wayne Meerdink*, University of Idaho
(90857562)

2:30 p.m.
Algebraic and geometric convergence for Kleinian groups.
Timothy D. Comar*, University of Michigan
(9085770)

2:45 p.m.
Nonextendable homeomorphisms.
James Lee Kassebaum*, Montana State UniversityBozeman
(90858372)

3:00 p.m.
Dual grassmannians, bispectrality and the $KP$ hierarchy.
Alex Kasman*, University of Georgia
(90858437)

3:15 p.m.
Subharmonics for superquadratic Hamiltonian systems via the iteration method of the Maslovtype index.
Tixiang Wang*, University of Connecticut, Groton
Quihua Fei, Nanjing University, Peoples Republic of China
(90858249)

3:30 p.m.
Manifold structure on space of sections through function algebra.
Palanivel Manoharan*, Kent State University, East Liverpool
(9085850)

3:45 p.m.
Stability and fractal structure of cells in locally isometric maps.
Arek Jozef Goetz*, University of Illinois, Chicago
(90858728)

4:00 p.m.
Singular perturbations and chaosintegrability transition.
Alexander Tovbis*, West Virginia University
(90858523)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Associative Algebras

1:00 p.m.
Joint spectral radius and H\"older regularity of wavelets.
Mohsen Maesumi*, Lamar University
(9081537)

1:15 p.m.
Iterates of semiring circulants.
Rohan Hemasinha*, University of West Florida
Kuiyuan Li, University of West Florida
(9081563)

1:30 p.m.
Simple multilinear algebras, rectangular matrices and Lie algebras.
Xiaorong Shen*, Merrimack College
J. D. H. Smith, Iowa State University
(90815525)

1:45 p.m.
Irreducible representations of centralizer algebras.
Robert E. Leduc*, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks
Arun Ram, University of Sydney, Australia
(90816709)

2:00 p.m.
Squarefree rings and their quivers.
Barbara K. D'Ambrosia*, John Carroll University
(90816531)

2:15 p.m.
Orphan polynomials in $\Cal o [x]$.
Elizabeth S. Allman*, Bates College
(90816208)

2:30 p.m.
$\tau$Smooth modules.
Heakyung Lee*, Winthrop University
Peter L. Vachuska, University of Wisconsin, Washington County Center
(90816170)

2:45 p.m.
Hochschild cohomology of monomial algebras.
Michael J. Bardzell*, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
(90816161)

3:00 p.m.
On the chain conditions of the endomorphism ring and of a flat module.
SoonSook Bae*, University of Iowa
(90816155)

3:15 p.m.
An algorithm to test whether a finitely presented algebra is Noetherian.
Xenia H. Kramer*, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(90816119)

3:30 p.m.
Lie isomorphisms of prime rings satisfying $S_4$.
Philip S. Blau*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(90817543)

3:45 p.m.
State transformers and modes of computation.
Bruce F. Carpenter*, Wolfram Research
(90818712)

4:00 p.m.
Radical semigroups.
Rekha Bai*,
(90820686)

4:15 p.m.
The semigroup of ultrafilters near $0$.
Neil B. Hindman*, Howard University
(90822310)

4:30 p.m.
Rewriting reduction and pruning reduction on Munn trees.
Kaicheng Wang*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(90820588)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Session on Assessment of Student Learning for Improving the Undergraduate Major in Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Barbara T. Faires, Westminster College
William A. Marion, Valparaiso University

1:00 p.m.
Opening Remarks by William A. Marion

1:05 p.m.
Assessment of the program of the mathematical sciences major at Northern Illinois University.
Linda R. Sons*, Northern Illinois University
(908001043)

1:25 p.m.
Revitalizing the math major at $CLU$: A status report.
Terrence GL Tong*, California Lutheran University
Sandra C. Lofstock, California Lutheran University
(908001044)

1:45 p.m.
Assessing the mathematics major.
Janice B. Walker*, Xavier University
(908001045)

2:05 p.m.
Assessment toward an integrated core curriculum.
Richard Douglas West*, U. S. Military Academy
(908001046)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Session on The Scholarship of Humanistic Mathematics, III
Organizers:
Joan Countryman, The Lincoln School, Rhode Island
Harald M. Ness, University of Wisconsin CentersFond du Lac
Alvin M. White, Harvey Mudd College

1:00 p.m.
Humanistic experiences in learning mathematics.
Robert B. Davis*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(908001279)

1:20 p.m.
Mathematics as a nonliterary form of communication.
Mark Klespis*, Sam Houston State University
(908001286)

1:40 p.m.
Mathematics and poetry.
JoAnne S. Growney*, Bloomsburg University
(908001284)

2:00 p.m.
Beckettian mathematics.
Paul R. Manning*, Oratory Preparatory School
(908001289)

2:20 p.m.
Using political cartoons in teaching critical mathematics literacy.
Marilyn Frankenstein*, University of Massachusetts, Boston
(908001281)

2:40 p.m.
The humanism of mathematical investigations.
Lawrence E. Copes*, Augsburg College
(908001277)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.5:05 p.m.
MAA Session on Interactive Mathematics Texts in the ClassroomA MathKit Perspective
Organizers:
James E. White, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

1:00 p.m.
Interactive math texts throughout the undergraduate curriculum.
Samad Mortabit*, Saint Andrews Presbyterian College
(908001189)

1:25 p.m.
Mathwright workbooks for multivariable calculus and linear algebra.
Michael D. Pepe*, Seattle Central Community College
(908001190)

1:50 p.m.
Writing Mathwright workbooks for a finite math course.
Dan Kalman*, American University
(908001188)

2:15 p.m.
Using MathKit as a cognitive research tool.
Angela C. Hare*, American University
(908001186)

2:40 p.m.
MathKit in the freshman math class.
Charles E. Hofmann, III*, Dresher, Pennsyvlania
Roseanne S. Hofmann, Dresher, Pennsylvania
(908001187)

3:05 p.m.
Using MathKit lessons in firstyear mainstream calculus.
Anthony D. Berard, Jr.*, King's College
(908001180)

3:30 p.m.
$ODE$ animations.
Michael G. Branton*, Stetson University
(908001182)

3:55 p.m.
$ODE$ labs.
Margie A. Hale*, Stetson University
(908001185)

4:20 p.m.
The free Mathwright library of workbooks on the Internet.
Ladnor D. Geissinger*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(908001184)

4:45 p.m.
CDROM curriculum for college algebra and trig.
Lawrence O. Cannon*, Utah State University
Robert Heal, Utah State University
A. Gibbons, Utah State University
(908001183)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA CCIME Poster Session
Technology and mathematics curricular reform.
Organizers:
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Student Workshop
Soap bubbles and salt crystals.
Organizers:
Frank A. Morgan, Williams College

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Coordinating mathematics and science education.
Organizers:
Lida K. Barrett, U. S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Sylvia Bozeman, Spelman College
Lynn Kiaer, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
James H. Lightbourne, NSF
Richard West, U. S. Military Academy

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
The job market for new Ph.D.s.
Organizers:
Curtis D. Bennett, Bowling Green State University
Annalisa Cranell, FranklinMarshall College
Panelists:
Ronald M. Davis, AnokaRamsey Community College
Paul Humke, St. Olaf College
Donald E. McClure, Brown University
James F. Ramaley, ZiffDavis Publishing
James R. Schatz, National Security Agency

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Tracking reform in undergraduate mathematics education.
Presenters:
John A. Dossey, Illinois State University
Carolyn Mahoney, California State University, San Marcos
Curtis McKnight, University of Oklahoma
Kenneth J. Travers, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Panelists:
Alfredo de los Santos, Maricopa Community College
Raymond L. Johnson, University of Maryland, College Park
James R. C. Leitzel, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Saturday January 13, 1996, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
NAM Business Meeting

Saturday January 13, 1996, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Pell's equation and elliptic curves: From Fermat to Wiles.
Henri Rene Darmon*, McGill University
(90800903)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 2:35 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAAConsortium for Ordinary Differential Equations Experiments Panel Discussion
ODEs 2000.
Organizers:
Courtney Coleman, Harvey Mudd College
Panelists:
David C. Arney, United States Military Academy
Robert Borelli, Harvey Mudd College
Robert L. Devaney, Boston University
Frank Giordano, United States Military Academy
John H. Hubbard, Cornell University, Ithaca
David O. Lomen, University of Arizona

Saturday January 13, 1996, 2:35 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Quantitative literacy foundation courses.
Organizers:
Robert L. Bernhardt, East Carolina University
Panelists:
Harvey Carruth, University of Tennessee
Lucy Deephouse, Trinity College
David Ferguson, State University of New York, Stony Brook
Linda Sons, Northern Illinois University

Saturday January 13, 1996, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#14: Part B
Learning to write good test items that allow or require the use of technology.
Organizers:
Rose C. Hamm, College of Charleston
Jan I. VanDever, South Dakota State University

Saturday January 13, 1996, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#18: Part B
Training tools for mathematics TA teaching workshops.
Organizers:
Marilyn McCollum, North Carolina State University

Saturday January 13, 1996, 4:10 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Session on My Favorite ODE Solver and Why, II
Organizers:
Robert L. Borrelli, Harvey Mudd College
Courtney S. Coleman, Harvey Mudd College

4:10 p.m.
MacMath: From the beginning of ODE solver time.
Beverly H. West*, Cornell University
(908001234)

4:30 p.m.
Why I like and use differential systems.
John C. Cantwell*, Saint Louis University
(908001221)

4:45 p.m.
Interactive differential equations.
Jean M. McDill*, California Polytechnic State University
(908001227)

5:00 p.m.
Examples from ``Interactive Differential Equations''.
Steven H. Strogatz*, Cornell University
(908001232)

Saturday January 13, 1996, 4:10 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Orientation and supervision of parttime instructors.
Organizers:
Suzanne M. Lenhart, University of Tennessee
Panelists:
Betty Anne Case, Florida State University
Stephen B. Rodi, Austin Community College

Saturday January 13, 1996, 4:10 p.m.5:30 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
The Ph.D. in mathematics education: Program structures and professional opportunities for graduates.
Organizers:
Joan FerriniMundy, University of New Hampshire
Henry O. Pollak, Teachers College/Columbia University
Panelists:
Eileen F. Donoghue, Teachers College/Columbia University
John A. Dossey, Illinois State University
Bradford R. Findell, University of New Hampshire
Richard M. Grassl, University of Northern Colorado
Paul E. Kehle, Indiana University

Saturday January 13, 1996, 6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS Banquet
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