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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
Wednesday January 10, 1996

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 7:30 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Organizers:
Craig L. Huneke, Purdue University, West Lafayette, and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Gennady Lyubeznik, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

7:30 a.m.
Lifting chains of primes to integral extensions.
Stephen J. McAdam, University of Texas, Austin
Chandni Shah*, University of California, Riverside
(90813158)

8:00 a.m.
Birational morphisms.
Steven Dale Cutkosky*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(90813627)

8:30 a.m.
Descent of divisorial ideals.
Dana Weston*, University of Missouri, Columbia
(90813365)

9:00 a.m.
An etale analog of GoreskyMacPherson formula for subspace arrangements.
Zhao Yan*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(90814242)

9:30 a.m.
Simplicity of rings of differential operators in prime characteristic.
Karen E. Smith*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Michel Van den Bergh, University Centrum Limburg, Belgium
(90813702)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Employment Register Registration

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recursive and Feasible Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Douglas Cenzer, University of Florida
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla

8:00 a.m.
Permitting, forcing and copies of recursive structures.
Christopher John Ash, Monash University, Australia
Peter A. Cholak*, University of Notre Dame
Julia Knight, University of Notre Dame
(90803109)

8:30 a.m.
Turing degrees of certain isomorphic images of recursive relations.
Valentina S. Harizanov*, George Washington University
(90803626)

9:00 a.m.
Complexity and real computation.
Lenore Blum*, University of California, Berkeley
(90803547)

9:30 a.m.
On the computability of fractal dimensions and Hausdorff measure.
KerI Ko*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(90868106)

10:00 a.m.
Recursive approximation in pointfree topological spaces and nonextendible functions.
Iraj Kalantari*, Western Illinois University
(90803631)

10:30 a.m.
Index sets for $\Pi^0_1$ classes.
Douglas Cenzer*, University of Florida
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(90803381)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Multidimensional Complex Dynamics, I
Organizers:
John Hamal Hubbard, Cornell University
Ralph W. ObersteVorth, University of South Florida

8:00 a.m.
The isoenergetical classification of integrable Hamiltonian systems with simple singular points.
Lev Lerman, Research Institute for Applied Mathematics & Cybernetics
Yah L. Umanskii*, Greenacres, Florida
(90834252)

8:40 a.m.
Solving the sextic by iteration: A complex dynamical approach.
Scott W. Crass*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(90832556)

9:30 a.m.
Parts and counterparts of the Hilbert $16$th problem for differential equations.
Yulij Sergeevich Ilyashenko*, Moscow State University, Russia
(90832764)

10:20 a.m.
Some dynamical properties of polynomial automorphisms on $C^n$.
He Wu*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(90858763)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Harmonic Analysis and Approximation Theory, I
Organizers:
Richard A. Zalik, Auburn University, Auburn
Narendra Kumar Govil, Auburn University, Auburn

8:00 a.m.
On the Bernstein inequality for rational functions with a prescribed zero.
Roy C. Jones, Jr., University of Central Florida
Xin Li, University of Central Florida
R. N. Mohapatra*, University of Central Florida
Rene S. Rodriguez, Jr., University of Central Florida
(90841144)

8:25 a.m.
Poisson and related kernels.
Mourad E.H Ismail*, University of South Florida
(90833346)

8:50 a.m.
Jackson and Bernstein theorems for weighted polynomial approximation.
Doron S. Lubinsky*, University of Witwatersrand, Republic of South Africa
(90841779)

9:15 a.m.
On polynomials with coefficients ${0,1,+1}$ and related matters.
Peter B. Borwein*, Simon Fraser University
(90841756)

9:45 a.m.
Regularity estimates for multiwavelet constructions.
Ingrid Daubechies*, Princeton University
(90842778)

10:10 a.m.
Irregular sampling, Toeplitz matrices, and approximation of entire functions.
Karlheinz U. Grochenig*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(90842786)

10:35 a.m.
General convergence properties of wavelet expansions.
Mark Andrew Kon*, Boston University
Louise A. Raphael, Howard University
(90841358)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part A
Interdisciplinary lively applications.
Organizers:
David C. Arney, U. S. Military Academy
Frank Giordano, U. S. Military Academy

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part A
Business calculus: A new realdata/modelbuilding approach.
Organizers:
Donald LaTorre, Clemson University
John L. Kenelly, Clemson University
Iris B. Feta, Clemson University

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part A
Workshop mathematics: Using new pedagogy and technology in introductory courses.
Organizers:
Nancy Baxter Hastings, Dickinson College
Allan Rossman, Dickinson College

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, I

8:00 a.m.
Some observations on derangements.
Donald F. Bailey*, Trinity University
(9081142)

8:15 a.m.
The computation of the fivedigit Kaprekar sequences via a table.
Linda Musco, Middlesex CommunityTechnical College
Seok Sagong*, Middlesex CommunityTechnical College
(9081124)

8:30 a.m.
On achieving channels in a bipolar communication game.
Curtis Clark*, Morehouse College
(90805363)

8:45 a.m.
Random Cayley maps and symmetry.
Michelle Schultz*, Western Michigan University
(90805339)

9:15 a.m.
Degrees in stratified graphs.
Gary Chartrand, Western Michigan University
Reza Rashidi, Western Michigan University
Farrokh Saba*, Western Michigan University
Curtiss E. Wall, Norfolk State University
(90805333)

9:30 a.m.
Path vectors in directed trees.
Gary Chartrand, Western Michigan University
Donald W. Vanderjagt*, Grand Valley State University
(90805335)

9:45 a.m.
A multiplicity problem related to Schur numbers.
Daniel John Schaal*, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Hunter S. Snevily, University of Idaho
(90805198)

10:00 a.m.
Cyclic homology and deRham cohomology of affine hypersurfaces.
Ruth I. Michler*, University of North Texas
(90819127)

10:15 a.m.
Partitions and sums and products.
Dan Tang*, Howard University
(90805384)

10:30 a.m.
Binomial and qbinomial coefficient inequalities related to the Hamiltonicity of the Kneser graphs and their qanalogues.
W. Edwin Clark*, University of South Florida
Mourad E.H. Ismail, University of South Florida
(90805428)

10:45 a.m.
Cycle decompositions of an even cycle to a power.
Charles L. Vanden Eynden*, Illinois State University
(90805444)

11:00 a.m.
Orderings of finite fields and balanced tournaments.
Mark B. Beintama, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Jeffrey Thomas Bonn*, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Robert W. Fitzgerald, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Joseph Lewis Yucas, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
(90805368)

11:15 a.m.
Pegging number of a graph.
Madeeha Khalid*, University of Texas, Austin
David P. Moulton, University of California, Berkeley
(90805805)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.11:10 a.m.
AMS Session on Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, I

8:00 a.m.
An optical echo theory of quasars.
Dennis Collins*, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
(90885247)

8:15 a.m.
Uniform stabilization of nonlinear shells and their approximations.
Richard J. Marchand*, University of Virginia
Irena M. Lasiecka, University of Virginia
(90893609)

8:30 a.m.
Waves in an inviscid rotating stratified fluid.
Lokenath Debnath*, University of Central Florida
(90876503)

8:45 a.m.
Global existence of solutions of classical YangMills equations in $4$dimensional curved spacetime.
D. Petrescu*, IMEUSP, Brazil
(90881131)

9:00 a.m.
Spurious limit cycles in higher order averaging methods.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(9088238)

9:15 a.m.
Nonlinear evolution of modulated gravity wavetrains in water of finite depth.
David K. Rollins*, University of Central Florida
Bhimsen K. Shivamoggi, University of Central Florida
(90876714)

9:30 a.m.
Analytic properties of the nonlinear evolution equations for modulated gravity wavetrains.
Bhimsen K. Shivamoggi*, University of Central Florida
David K. Rollins, University of Central Florida
(90876713)

9:45 a.m.
Exact solutions for some simple flows of an OldroydB fluid.
Kumbakonam R. Rajagopal, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
Rakesh K. Bhatnagar*, University of Pittsburgh, Greensburg
(90876417)

10:00 a.m.
Permanent magnets can't levitate...or can they?
Bruce K. Driver, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
Rodney D. Driver*, University of Rhode Island
(90870561)

10:15 a.m.
Whirling of elastic tubes.
Timothy J. McDevitt*, University of Virginia
James G. Simmonds, University of Virginia
(90873645)

10:30 a.m.
Hamiltonian mechanics on finite symmetric space graphs.
Elinor L. Velasquez*, University of California, Berkeley
(90873118)

10:45 a.m.
Generalized symplectic geometry on the vertically adapted frame bundle and KaluzaKlein theory.
Jeffrey K. Lawson*, Wake Forest University
(90853812)

11:00 a.m.
Computations of magnetic vortices.
M. Affouf*, Pennsylvania State University, Dunmore
(9088251)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Education, I

8:00 a.m.
Personalized research projects in the teaching of abstract algebra.
Bruce A. Magurn*, Miami University
(90898809)

8:15 a.m.
Calculus connections: Using multimedia technology to enhance the math learning environment.
Douglas A. Quinney*, University of Keele, UK
(9089810)

8:30 a.m.
Using guided discovery of recent research in an undergraduate course.
Brenda J. Latka*, Lafayette College
(90899509)

8:45 a.m.
Recognition and construction of graphs of elementary functions.
Gerald Wildenberg*, Saint John Fisher College
Carol L. Freeman, Finger Lakes Community College
(90899780)

9:00 a.m.
Calculus I and II with an extra laboratory hour.
Maria E. Calzada*, Loyola University
(90899534)

9:15 a.m.
Constructing topographic maps from online data using Mathematica.
Allan A. Struthers*, Michigan Technological University
(90898608)

9:30 a.m.
Apparent benefits of computer lab support for calculus.
Dietrich Burbulla, University of Toronto
Christopher T. J. Dodson*, University of Toronto
(90898548)

9:45 a.m.
Improvement of students' performance on functions and mathematical models when using a graphic calculator.
Margo P. Alexander*, Georgia State University
Teresa Joan Murphy, Georgia State University
(90898167)

10:00 a.m.
Calculus reading quizzes: Getting students to read the text.
Philip E. Gustafson*, Emporia State University
(90898377)

10:15 a.m.
Teaching students to read technical material: The use of reading outlines.
Janet Lynn Andersen*, Hope College
(90899730)

10:30 a.m.
An exploration into geometric visualization among preservice teachers: Do drawing skills promote understanding?
Dusty E. Sabo*, University of Idaho
(9089892)

10:45 a.m.
Mathematics for the community: The ethnomathematics major.
Cynthia E. Trimble*, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
Elinor L. Velasquez, University of California, Berkeley
(90898794)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA Session on Standards for Introductory College Mathematics Courses Before Calculus, I
Organizers:
Gregory D. Foley, Sam Houston State University
Jon Wilkin, Northern Virginia Community College

8:00 a.m.
An applicationsdriven curriculum: The Maricopa Mathematics Consortium ($M2C$) addresses the $AMATYC$ standards.
Alan R. Jacobs*, Scottsdale Community College
(908001317)

8:15 a.m.
Connected geometry: Powerful mathematical ``habitsofmind'' integrating geometric, algebraic, and analytical thinking.
E. Paul Goldenberg*, Education Development Center
(908001313)

8:30 a.m.
Empowering underprepared college mathematics students.
Sylvia M. Svitak*, Queensborough Community College, City University of New York
Arlene H. Kleinstein, State University of New York Agricultural and Technical College, Farmingdale
(908001328)

8:45 a.m.
Restructuring to effect change: A developmental algebra curriculum.
Philip A. DeMarois, William Rainey Harper College
Mercedes A. McGowen*, William Rainey Harper College
Darlene Whitkanack, Indiana University, Bloomington
(908001323)

9:00 a.m.
Some real mathematics for elementary education majors.
Jerrold W. Grossman*, Oakland University
(908001315)

9:15 a.m.
Guidelines for the mathematics preparation of prospective elementary teachers.
Jane F. Schielack*, Texas A & M University, College Station
(908001326)

9:30 a.m.
A functional approach to algebra.
Shoko Brant, Essex Community College
Ed Zeidman*, Essex Community College
(908001331)

9:45 a.m.
Using data to enrich an algebra course.
Philip R. Carlson*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
(908001307)

10:00 a.m.
Modeling and simulation in finite mathematics.
Richard D. Bronson*, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck
(908001305)

10:15 a.m.
Difference equations and models at the college algebra level.
Dan Kalman*, American University
(908001319)

10:30 a.m.
The Ohio State University Technology Summer College Short Course and the college instructor network.
Edward D. Laughbaum*, Ohio State University, Columbus
(908001320)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Chaotic Dynamics and Fractal Geometry, I
Organizers:
Denny Gulick, University of Maryland, College Park
Jon W. Scott, Montgomery College

8:00 a.m.
Introduction

8:15 a.m.
Nonhyperbolic iterated function systems.
Lawrence S. Husch*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(908001057)

8:30 a.m.
The Levy dragon and selfsimilar fractals.
James E. Keesling*, University of Florida
(908001058)

8:50 a.m.
Recent results on the dimension of attractors and repellers.
Brian R. Hunt*, University of Maryland, College Park
(908001056)

9:25 a.m.
Origins and early history of chaos and dynamical systems.
Barbara Bohannon, Hofstra University
Sharon Kunoff*, Long Island University
(908001051)

9:45 a.m.
Intermittent chaos: A brief history.
Steven M. Hetzler*, Salisbury State University
(908001055)

10:05 a.m.
Computation of long periodic orbits in chaotic dynamical systems.
Huseyin Kocak*, University of Miami
(908001061)

10:40 a.m.
Relating periodic cycles: The method of digraphs.
Philip D. Straffin, Jr.*, Beloit College
(908001066)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Constructivism Across the Curriculum, I
Organizers:
David M. Mathews, Longwood College
Keith E. Schwingendorf, Purdue University, North Central

8:00 a.m.
Some social aspects of assuming a constructivist model of learning.
James R. Morrow*, Mount Holyoke College
(908001081)

8:15 a.m.
$DAREC$: A developmental algebra curriculum using a constructivist approach.
Mercedes A. McGowen*, William Rainey Harper College
Philip A. DeMarois, William Rainey Harper College
Darlene Whitkanack, Indiana University, Bloomington
(908001080)

8:30 a.m.
A constructivist approach to precalculus.
Jerome J. Przybylski*, Elmira College
(908001084)

8:45 a.m.
Making the transition from learner to teacher: A mathematics course for preservice elementary teachers.
Tracy L. Rusch*, University of Texas, Austin
(908001085)

9:00 a.m.
A constructivist approach to a capstone course for prospective secondary teachers.
Dale R. Oliver*, Humboldt State University
Phyllis Z. Chinn, Humboldt State University
(908001083)

9:15 a.m.
Assessing constructivist techniques in a secondary mathematics certification program.
Carol Jean Bell*, University of Texas, Austin
(908001071)

9:30 a.m.
Computerbased liberal arts mathematics.
Mazen Mohammed Shahin*, College Misericordia
(908001087)

9:45 a.m.
Scripting to learn with Maple and the TI92: Constructivism in action.
Phoebe T. Judson*, Trinity University, San Antonio
(908001078)

10:00 a.m.
``Discovering'' abstract algebra in the classroom.
Jill Dietz*, Gettysburg College
(908001074)

10:15 a.m.
The undergraduate geometry course: Problems, models, and projects.
David A. Gay*, University of Arizona
(908001077)

10:30 a.m.
A constructivist approach to the history of mathematics.
Janet Lea Heine Barnett*, University of Southern Colorado
(908001070)

10:45 a.m.
Constructivism in teaching mathematics at $UPRH$.
Malhab C. Keirouz*, University of Puerto Rico, Humacao College
(908001079)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Active Learning Strategies for Statistics and Probability, I
Organizers:
Mary R. Parker, Austin Community College
Allan J. Rossman, Dickinson College

8:00 a.m.
Probability through gambling.
Larry R. Anderson*, Whitman College
(908001001)

8:15 a.m.
Active learning strategies through laboratory analysis and technical report writing.
Diane L. Benner, Harrisburg Area Community College
Cathy Ann Godbois*, Harrisburg Area Community College
Linda Harper, Harrisburg Area Community College
(908001007)

8:30 a.m.
Teamwork, case analyses with Excel, and formal business writing in an introductory statistics course.
Nancy C. Weida*, Bucknell University
(908001030)

8:45 a.m.
Use of the jigsaw for teaching hypothesis testing.
Clare T. Hemenway*, University of Wisconsin, Marathon County Center
(908001011)

9:00 a.m.
Sampling distribution, binomials, and hypothesis testing activities.
Olivia M. Carducci*, Lafayette College
Brenda J. Latka, Lafayette College
(908001002)

9:15 a.m.
Student statistical projects: Connecting the classroom to the real world.
Florence S. Gordon*, New York Institute of Technology
Sheldon P. Gordon, Suffolk Community College
(908001008)

9:30 a.m.
Incorporating cooperative learning strategies in an introductory statistics course.
Julia M. Clark*, Emory and Henry College
(908001003)

9:45 a.m.
Workshop statisticsa graphing calculator approach.
Barr Von Oehsen*, Piedmont College
(908001029)

10:00 a.m.
A look at history: An activity using studentproduced data.
Kay B. Somers*, Moravian College
(908001028)

10:15 a.m.
Applications of the Internet in a statistics class.
Brian E. Smith*, McGill University
(908001027)

10:30 a.m.
Using $PUMS$ in a statistics course.
Charlie Jacobson*, Elmira College
(908001013)

10:45 a.m.
Use of ergonomic data in statistics and research methods.
Laurie J. Sawyer*, University of New England
Paulette A. St. Ours, University of New England
(908001025)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
A modern course in calculus.
Organizers:
A. Wayne Roberts, Macalester College
Panelists:
Martin Flashman, Humboldt State University
Sheldon Gordon, Suffolk Community College
Margret Hoft, University of Michigan, Dearborn
Sharon Ross, DeKalb University

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Mathematical modeling as a precursor of mathematics reform.
Organizers:
Henry J. Ricardo, Medgar Evers College (CUNY)
Panelists:
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University
John Loase, Westchester Community College
William Lucas, Claremont Graduate School
Joyce McQuade, Westchester Community College

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Visiting lecturer programs in the mathematical sciences.
Organizers:
Deane E. Arganbright, University of Papua New Guinea
Panelists:
Marilyn Durkin, Bentley College
Hal Berghel, ACM Visiting Lecturer Program
Leon H. Seitelman, SIAM Visiting Lecturer Program

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
SUMMA Presentation
Intervention projects for minority precollege students.
Organizers:
William A. Hawkins, Director of SUMMA
Presenters:
Carolyn R. Mahoney, California State University, San Marcos
Jack Morrell, Atlanta Metropolitan College
Margaret Wiener, Marymount Manhattan College

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 9:35 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Distance learning.
Organizers:
L. Carl Leinbach, Gettysburg College
Panelists:
William J. Davis, Ohio State University, Columbus
Thomas Upson, Rochester Institute of Technology
Jeffrey Xavier Watt, Purdue University, Indianapolis

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 9:35 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Future perspectives on calculus.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 9:35 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Panel Discussion
Women and mathematics: Case studies of intervention programs.
Organizers:
Virginia E. Knight, Meredith College
Carole B. Lacampagne, U.S. Department of Education
Panelists:
Diana C. DismusCampbell, Rutgers University and SpelmanBryn Mawr Summer Mathematics Program
Sarah J. Greenwald, University of Pennsylvania Women in Mathematics
Julie Kimbell, Chemical Industry Institute for Toxicology and North Carolina Women and Mathematics

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Retiring Presidential Address
Rings and things.
Irving Kaplansky*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(90800901)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
A century of syzygies.
Roger A. Wiegand*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(90800907)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I
Modular forms, elliptic curves and Galois representations.
Andrew J. Wiles*, Princeton University

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Book Sale and Exhibits

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Ongoing dialogue on mathematics and public policy.
Robert Moses*, The Algebra Project, Boston, Massachusetts
(90800955)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, I
Organizers:
Annie Selden, Tennessee Technological University
John Selden, MERC

2:15 p.m.
Successful students' conceptions of mean, standard deviation, and the central limit theorem.
David M. Mathews*, Central Michigan University
(90800987)

2:40 p.m.
What is dynamic geometry?How students learn mathematics using Geometer's Sketchpad, Cabri, Geometry Inventor.
E. Paul Goldenberg*, Education Development Center
(90800981)

3:05 p.m.
Enhancing learning in Calculus $II$ with the use of the {\rm TI92} graphing calculator.
Phoebe T. Judson*, Trinity University
(90800983)

3:25 p.m.
Critical thinking and calculus reform.
Connie M. Yarema*, East Texas State University
(90800996)

3:45 p.m.
The effects of writing to learn mathematics on conceptual and procedural understanding in introductory college calculus.
Mary K. Porter*, Saint Mary's College
(90800990)

4:05 p.m.
Concepts and procedure in mathematics and the $MBTI$.
Dennis Sentilles*, University of Missouri, Columbia
Robert F. Wheeler, Northern Illinois University
(90800992)

4:25 p.m.
Applications of pedagogical principles to undergraduate mathematics curriculum.
Guershon Harel, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Richard Cole Penney*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(90800989)

4:45 p.m.
Trends in the organization and content of linear algebra courses.
Natasha Warikoo*, Educational Development Center
Wayne Harvey, Educational Development Center
(90800993)

5:05 p.m.
Enhancing fairness in mathematics placement testing.
Alvin Baranchik, Hunter College, City University of New York
Barry M. Cherkas*, Hunter College, City University of New York
(90800975)

5:25 p.m.
A statistical survey of the effectiveness of remedial college mathematics.
Timothy W. Flood*, Pittsburgh State University
(90800978)

5:45 p.m.
Evaluating the effects of changing a mathematics core curriculum.
Richard Douglas West*, U. S. Military Academy
(90800995)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analytic Methods in Several Complex Variables, I
Organizers:
F. Michael Christ, University of California, Los Angeles

2:15 p.m.
The CauchyRiemann equations on a Hilbert space.
Laszlo Lempert*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(90832195)

2:45 p.m.
Rigidity and analyticity of $CR$ immersions into real hypersurfaces of complex spaces.
ChongKyu Han*, Seoul National University, Korea
JaeNyun Yoo, Pohang University of Science & Technology, Korea
(90832180)

3:15 p.m.
Boundary values of cohomology classes.
Francois Treves*, Rutgers University
(90832622)

3:45 p.m.
Unimodular invariants of totally real tori in $C^n$.
Xianghong Gong*, Mathematical Science Research Institute
(90832508)

4:15 p.m.
The singularity of the Bergman kernel.
Masatake Kuranishi*, Columbia University
(90853623)

4:45 p.m.
Local analytic structure of an $n$manifold in complex $n$space.
Xiaojun Huang*, Mathematical Science Research Institute
(90832580)

5:15 p.m.
The Szeg\"o projector as a function of the $CR$function.
Charles L. Epstein*, University of Pennsylvania
(90832546)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Knot Theory, I
Organizers:
Tim D. Cochran, Rice University

2:15 p.m.
Finite type invariants of homology $3$spheres.
Jerome P. Levine*, Brandeis University
Stavros Garoufalidis, Brown University
(90805316)

2:45 p.m.
Invariants of graphs.
Simrat M. Ghuman*, Rice University
(90857398)

3:15 p.m.
Milnor invariants of singular knots.
Ted Stanford*, University of California, Berkeley
(90857766)

3:45 p.m.
A $TQFT$ for wormhole cobordisms over the field of rational functions.
Patrick M. Gilmer*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(90857274)

4:45 p.m.
Quantum invariants of templates.
Louis H. Kauffman, University of Illinois, Chicago
Masahico Saito*, University of South Florida
Michael C. Sullivan, Northwestern University
(90857220)

5:15 p.m.
Equivariant slice knots in dimension $3$.
Swatee Naik*, University of Nevada, Reno
(9085752)

5:45 p.m.
Minimal energies of polygonal knots.
Jonathan K. Simon*, University of Iowa
(90857219)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.6:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Groups and Invariant Theory, I
Organizers:
Amassa C. Fauntleroy, North Carolina State University
Aloysius G. Helminck, North Carolina State University

2:15 p.m.
Projective projective $S_n$modules and McMahon symmetric functions.
Peter Norman Hoffman*, University of Waterloo
(90820620)

2:40 p.m.
Symbolic theory for invariants in positive characteristic.
Joseph P. Brennan*, North Dakota State University
(90813577)

3:05 p.m.
$G_a$ actions on $\bf C^n$.
James K. Deveney*, Virginia Commonwealth University
David R. Finston, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
(90814392)

3:30 p.m.
On representations associated with padic symmetric spaces
Gerardus F. Helminck*, University of Twente, The Netherlands
(90820621)

3:55 p.m.
Dimensional criteria for the semisimplicity of certain representations.
George Joseph McNinch*, University of Oregon
(90820476)

4:20 p.m.
Invariant analytic domains in complex semisimple groups.
Ralph J. Bremigan*, Ball State University
(90820150)

4:45 p.m.
Induced modules from Frobenius kernels.
Andy R. Magid*, University of Oklahoma
(90817251)

5:10 p.m.
How many parameters does it take to define a generic polynomial?
Joe P. Buhler, Reed College
Zinovy Reichstein*, Oregon State University
(90814475)

5:35 p.m.
Stratifying endomorphism algebras, I.
Edward T. Cline*, University of Oklahoma
Brian J. Parshall, University of Virginia
Leonard L. Scott, Jr., University of Virginia
(90816758)

6:00 p.m.
CohenMacaulayness for $SL_n$ and $SO_n$ actions.
V. Lakshmibai, Northeastern University
Pradeep K. Shukla*, Suffolk University
(90814138)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Differential Geometry and Mathematical Relativity, I
Organizers:
Gregory J. Galloway, University of Miami, Coral Gables

2:15 p.m.
The geodesic space.
John Kelly Beem*, University of Missouri, Columbia
Robert J. Low, Coventry University, England
Phillip E. Parker, Wichita State University
(9085375)

2:45 p.m.
The nonspacelike cut locus revisited.
Paul Ewing Ehrlich*, University of Florida
(90853105)

3:15 p.m.
Results on the categoricity of the causal boundary.
Steven Guy Harris*, Saint Louis University
(90853435)

3:45 p.m.
Simplicial geometries for experimental mathematics.
Kristin A. Schleich*, University of British Columbia
Donald M. Witt, University of British Columbia
(90858676)

4:15 p.m.
The conformal boundary of strongly asymptotically hyperbolic manifolds.
Lars Andersson, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Ralph E. Howard*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(90853677)

4:45 p.m.
On functionals of Willmore type.
Mingliang Cai*, University of Miami
(90853218)

5:15 p.m.
Complete simplyconnected minimal surfaces in $\Bbb R^3$.
Lucio L. Rodriguez*, Institute for PureApplied Mathematics, Brazil
Harold Rosenberg, University of Paris VII, France
(90883415)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Multidimensional Complex Dynamics, II
Organizers:
John Hamal Hubbard, Cornell University
Ralph W. ObersteVorth, University of South Florida

2:15 p.m.
Complex horseshoes and H\'enon mappings.
Ralph W. ObersteVorth*, University of South Florida
(90832664)

3:00 p.m.
Green's functions and iteration of birational maps of {\rm CP}$^2$.
Jeffrey Diller*, Cornell University
(9083269)

3:50 p.m.
Convex cores of $3$laminations and a proof of Thurston's rigidity for rational maps.
Yair N. Minsky*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(90858614)

4:35 p.m.
Hyperbolic $3$laminations associated to rational maps.
M. Lyubich*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
(90858482)

5:25 p.m.
A compactification of the Fatou mapping.
Vladimir Veselov*, University of South Florida
(90832613)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.6:25 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonselfadjoint Operator Algebras and Their Applications, I
Organizers:
Timothy D. Hudson, East Carolina University
Elias G. Katsoulis, East Carolina University

2:15 p.m.
Reflexive closures of spaces of Toeplitz operators.
Edward A. Azoff*, University of Georgia
Marek Ptak, University of Agriculture, Poland
(90847630)

2:45 p.m.
What is a nonselfadjoint operator algebra?
David P. Blecher*, University of Houston
(90846213)

3:15 p.m.
Free semigroup algebras, $I$.
Kenneth R. Davidson, University of Waterloo
David R. Pitts*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(90847573)

3:45 p.m.
Free semigroup algebras, $II$.
Kenneth R. Davidson*, University of Waterloo
David R. Pitts, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(90847457)

4:15 p.m.
Algebraic orders on $K_0$ and limit algebras.
Allan P. Donsig*, University of Waterloo
(90846550)

4:45 p.m.
Points of spectral continuity in algebras and manifolds.
Douglas R. Farenick*, University of Regina
Woo Young Lee, Sung Kyun Kwan University,
(90847373)

5:15 p.m.
Simultaneous triangularization: Problems and some solutions.
Peter Rosenthal*, University of Toronto
(90847459)

5:45 p.m.
Recent progress in operator algebras.
Frank L. Gilfeather*, University of New Mexico
(90847807)

6:10 p.m.
On weakly closed Lie ideals of nest algebras.
Timothy D. Hudson, East Carolina University
Laurent W. Marcoux*, University of Alberta
Ahmed Ramzi Sourour, University of Victoria
(90847171)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Organizers:
Craig L. Huneke, Purdue University, West Lafayette, and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Gennady Lyubeznik, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

2:15 p.m.
Mixed multiplicities and local Chern characters.
Paul C. Roberts*, University of Utah
(90813458)

2:45 p.m.
Some conjectures on Artin local rings.
N. Mohan Kumar*, Washington University
(90813762)

3:15 p.m.
Resolution of singularities and Tchirnhausen approximate roots.
Mark Spivakovsky*, University of Toronto
(90813440)

3:45 p.m.
Tight closure and Frobenius closure in homogenous coordinate rings of certain elliptic curves.
Moira A. McDermott*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(90813541)

4:15 p.m.
Maximal Betti numbers and deformations of graded modules.
Keith Aaron Pardue*, University of Toronto
(90813624)

4:45 p.m.
Adjunction maps, symmetric algebras, and linear programming duality.
David Eisenbud*, Brandeis University
Sorin Popescu, Brandeis University
(90813754)

5:15 p.m.
Rigidity of local cohomology.
Craig L. Huneke, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Roger A. Wiegand*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(90813478)

5:45 p.m.
Test modules for complete intersections.
Luchezar L. Avramov*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(90813753)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Harmonic Analysis and Approximation Theory, II
Organizers:
N. K. Govil, Auburn University, Auburn
Richard A. Zalik, Auburn University, Auburn

2:15 p.m.
A modified minimum norm solution method for bandlimited signal extrapolation with inaccurate data.
M. Zuhair Nashed*, University of Delaware
XiangGen Xia, Hughes Research Laboratories
(90841775)

2:40 p.m.
The zeroes of the Daubechies polynomials.
Gilbert Strang*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Jianhong Shen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cleve B. Moler, The Mathworks Incorporated
(90842463)

3:05 p.m.
Nonabelian fast Fourier transforms.
David K. Maslen*, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
(90820445)

3:30 p.m.
Spectral analysis for data on experimental designs.
R. A. Bailey, Queen Mary & Westfield College, England
Persi W. Diaconis, Harvard University
Daniel N. Rockmore*, Dartmouth College
Chris Rowley, Open University, England
(90820653)

4:05 p.m.
Crystallographic Fourier transforms.
Louis Auslander*, Graduate School & University Center (CUNY)
(90865785)

4:30 p.m.
Spherical harmonic spectral methods.
Mark A. Taylor*, National Center for Atmospheric Research
(90865635)

4:55 p.m.
Local tomography using wavelets.
David F. Walnut*, George Mason University
(90842707)

5:20 p.m.
Wavelets, fractals, and image compression.
Geoffrey M. Davis*, Dartmouth College
(90894549)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part A
Mathematical algorithms, models, and graphic representations using spreadsheets.
Organizers:
Deane E. Arganbright, University of Papua New Guinea
Erich Neuwirth, University of Vienna
Robert S. Smith, Miami University, Oxford

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part A
The historical development of the foundations of mathematics.
Organizers:
Robert L. Brabenec, Wheaton College

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part A
Cooperative learning in undergraduate mathematics education.
Organizers:
Ed Dubinsky, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Janet Ray, Seattle Central Community College
Barbara Reynolds, Cardinal Stritch College

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part A
Calculus for the 21st century.
Organizers:
Lawrence C. Moore, Duke University
David A. Smith, Duke University

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.6:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Group Theory

2:15 p.m.
Some results on projective limits in convergence semigroups.
Phoebe Ho*, Central Missouri State University
Shing Seung So, Central Missouri State University
(90822520)

2:30 p.m.
Groups whose ascendant abelian subgroups have finite rank.
Vonn A. Walter*, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
(90820243)

2:45 p.m.
Preliminary results on amalgams involving $SL_2(2^n)$.
Mark Allen Lesperance*, Kansas State University
(9082096)

3:00 p.m.
Groups with many subgroups having a supplement.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, State University of New York, Binghamton
Joseph Kirtland, Marist College
(90820173)

3:15 p.m.
Irreducible modules and normal subgroups of prime index.
Stephen P. Glasby*, University of Sydney, Australia
Laszlo G. Kovacs, Australian National University, Australia
(90820767)

3:30 p.m.
On the near Frattini subgroups of residually finite amalgamated free products.
Mohammad K. Azarian*, University of Evansville
(90820179)

3:45 p.m.
Direct products of inseparable finite groups, {\rm II}.
Joseph Kirtland*, Marist College
(9082032)

4:00 p.m.
Verification of Dade's conjecture for the covering groups of $J_3$.
Sonja Kotlica*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(90899710)

4:15 p.m.
Intersections with $S_2$subgroups in nonsolvable groups.
Arnold D. Feldman*, Franklin & Marshall College
Amil Dasgupta, Franklin & Marshall College
(90820278)

4:30 p.m.
Large productfree subsets of finite groups.
Kiran S. Kedlaya*, Harvard University
(90820313)

4:45 p.m.
On a class of Rgroups.
Temple Harold Fay, University of Southern Mississippi
Gary L. Walls*, University of Southern Mississippi
(90820319)

5:00 p.m.
$P_{\germ G}$subgroups for finite nonsolvable groups.
Mark C. Hofmann*, Skidmore College
(90820399)

5:15 p.m.
A characterization of complete metacyclic groups.
Jason P. Leasure*, State University of New York, Binghamton
(90820434)

5:30 p.m.
Stochastic dynamics and logSobolev inequalities.
Stephen Bruce Sontz*, University of the Americas
(9088219)

5:45 p.m.
Counting primitive roots of unity in a finite group.
Donald E. Spickler, Jr.*, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Lenny K. Jones, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
(90820404)

6:00 p.m.
Some results on compact convergence semigroups.
Shing Seung So*, Central Missouri State University
Paul J. Plummer, Central Missouri State University
(90822519)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics and Graph Theory, II

2:15 p.m.
Some polynomials associated with updown permutations.
Warren P. Johnson*, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
(90805496)

2:30 p.m.
Triads and triangles in $3$connected matroids.
John W. Leo*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(90805539)

2:45 p.m.
Restricted choice numbers and thwart numbers.
Evan B. Wantland*, Western Connecticut State University
Dean Hoffman, Auburn University, Auburn
Peter D. Johnson, Jr., Auburn University, Auburn
(90805566)

3:00 p.m.
On a seating rearrangement problem.
Curtis N. Cooper*, Central Missouri State University
Robert E. Kennedy, Central Missouri State University
(90805564)

3:15 p.m.
Generalized stress on nonsimplicial polytopes.
Susan Lynn Foege*, University of Kentucky
(90805644)

3:30 p.m.
Extremal cases of the AhlswedeCai inequality.
Andrew J. Radcliffe, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Susanna Saniszlo*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(90805698)

3:45 p.m.
Completing certain partial latin squares.
Tristan Mark Denley*, Umea University, Sweden
Roland Haggkvist, Umea University, Sweden
(90805743)

4:00 p.m.
Homogenous hamming triple systems.
Jerome M. LeVan*, Transylvania University
(90805598)

4:15 p.m.
The MaricaSch\"onheim inequality in lattices.
Zsolt Lengvarszky*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(90805596)

4:30 p.m.
Sequencing the dihedral groups $D_{4k}$.
Paul Li*, Harvard University
(90805593)

4:45 p.m.
On the degree of regularity of linear systems.
Arie Bialostocki, University of Idaho
Terry B. Meerdink*, University of Idaho
Hanno Lefmann, University of Dortmund, Germany
(90805518)

5:00 p.m.
Matrices connected to Brauer's centralizer algebras.
Mark D. McKerihan*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(9080599)

5:15 p.m.
The independence and clique covering numbers of the Cartesian product of graphs.
Glenn G. Chappell*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(90805726)

5:30 p.m.
Unavoidable minors of graphs of large type.
John J. Dittmann, Jr.*, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Bogdan S. Oporowski, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
(90805711)

5:45 p.m.
On induced path number of graphs.
Akira Negi*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(90805678)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, II

2:15 p.m.
Biorthogonality series solution of Stokes flow problems in sectorial regions.
S. A. Khuri*, University of Houston, Downtown
Elias Yacoub Deeba, University of HoustonDowntown
(90876733)

2:30 p.m.
Integral equations for a unified linear timeharmonic Maxwell type system.
George A. Avirappattu*, Indiana University, East
(90835359)

2:45 p.m.
Elimination of sensitivity to initial conditions and state selection under noise.
Madjid Amir*, University of Karlsruhe, Rechenzetrum, Germany
(90899197)

3:00 p.m.
Energy equations and existence of global attractors.
Xiaoming Wang*, Indiana University, Bloomington
(90835751)

3:15 p.m.
Orbit structure of certain one dimensional multiple valued dynamical systems.
Richard E. Lampe*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(90899706)

3:30 p.m.
Characterization of blowup solutions to a certain nonlinear Volterra integral equation with a concentrated source.
Kelly Ann Molkenthin*, University of Rhode Island
Catherine A. Roberts, Northern Arizona University
(90845237)

3:45 p.m.
On the interaction between a strongly continuous unitary group of operators and a projection.
Stephen William Taylor*, University of Auckland, New Zealand
(90899814)

4:00 p.m.
$PBVP$ for second order integrodifferential equations with general kernel.
M. V. Moorthy*, Ohio Dominican College
Sivapragasam Sathananthan, Tennessee State University
(90845420)

4:15 p.m.
Bounded and periodic solutions in integral equations.
Tingxiu Wang*, Oakton Community College
(9084534)

4:30 p.m.
The Bourgain algebra of a nest algebra.
Timothy G. Feeman*, Villanova University
(9084725)

4:45 p.m.
Chern characters associated with almost commuting algebras.
Daoxing Xia*, Vanderbilt University
(9084759)

5:00 p.m.
Antoine's necklace related to the Cantor set.
Margaret M. LaSalle*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(9085409)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Ordered Algebraic Structures

2:15 p.m.
Analytical translation of the mathematical lemmas in Newton's Principia, Book 1, Section 1.
Robert L. Lamphere*, Elizabethtown Community College
(90801749)

2:30 p.m.
A Spanish translation of the Disquisitiones Arithmeticae.
Michael Josephy*, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica
(90801540)

2:45 p.m.
AlKaraji contribution to the development of algebra.
Ahlam E. Tannouri*, Morgan State University
(90801637)

3:00 p.m.
Subdirect product decompositions for two classes of effect algebras.
Kuppusamy Ravindran*, Louisiana Tech University
(90899542)

3:15 p.m.
Representable, nonsolvable varieties of lattice ordered groups.
Michael A. Button*, Bowling Green State University
(90806443)

3:30 p.m.
On the involuntary dimension of involution posets.
Khaled AlAgha*, Louisiana Tech University
(90806679)

3:45 p.m.
Effect algebras as partially ordered sets.
Scott R. Sykes*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(90806371)

4:00 p.m.
The equivalence between $Z$algebraic posets and $Z$bialgebraic frames.
Deborah L. Cotten*, Vanderbilt University
(90806512)

4:15 p.m.
The automorphism group of a function lattice: A problem of J\'onsson and McKenzie.
Jonathan David Farley*, Mathematical Science Research Institute
(90806126)

4:30 p.m.
Polynomial algorithms in the membership problem.
Zoltan Szekely*, University of South Carolina, Columbia
(90808659)

4:45 p.m.
Representing a manysorted algebra as a partial algebra.
William P. Wardlaw*, U. S. Naval Academy
Anthony M. Gaglione, U. S. Naval Academy
(90808345)

5:00 p.m.
Operations of fuzzy numbers under the general extension principle (I).
Zengxiang Tong*, Otterbein College
(90899699)

5:15 p.m.
Lebesgue measure and gambling.
Vladimir Grigorievitch Kanovei, Moscow Institute of Railway Transport Engineers, Russia
Tom J. Linton*, Western Oregon State College
(90804507)

5:30 p.m.
Some peculiarities in the models of set theory.
Tekamul Buber*, Castleton State College
(90803244)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovations in Teaching Linear Algebra, I
Organizers:
Donald R. LaTorre, Clemson University
David C. Lay, University of Maryland, College Park
Steven J. Leon, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

2:15 p.m.
Matrixvector products geometrically: A versatile teaching tool.
David R. Hill*, Temple University
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University
(908001137)

2:35 p.m.
A short course in linear algebra: A matrix approach using $MATLAB$.
Lila Freeman Roberts*, Georgia Southern University
(908001147)

2:55 p.m.
Using $ATLAST$ software tools to visualize linear transformations.
Steven J. Leon*, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth
(908001144)

3:20 p.m.
Pitch, roll and yaw.
David W. Boyd*, Valdosta State University
Richard H. Elderkin, Pomona College
(908001124)

3:40 p.m.
A linear algebra project on circles in space.
Carl C. Cowen*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(908001128)

4:00 p.m.
Geometry of the singular value decomposition.
Thomas A. Hern*, Bowling Green State University
Kermit N. Sigmon, University of Florida
(908001136)

4:20 p.m.
Eigenvalues of the alphabet.
Larry C. Grove*, University of Arizona
(908001134)

4:40 p.m.
Coordinate systems and satellite tracking.
Dan Kalman*, American University
(908001141)

5:00 p.m.
Visualizing linear combinations.
David E. Zitarelli*, Temple University
David R. Hill, Temple University
(908001153)

5:20 p.m.
Using $MATLAB$ without killing the instructor.
James R. Weaver*, University of West Florida
(908001151)

5:35 p.m.
$ATLAST$ experiences and their influence on teaching vector space concepts.
Robert James Tilidetzke*, Charleston Southern University
(908001149)

5:50 p.m.
Three MATLAB projects.
Richard O. Hill, Jr.*, Michigan State University
(908001138)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
MAA Session on Teaching Mathematics by Blind Instructors or to Blind Students
Organizers:
Norberto Salinas, University of Kansas

2:15 p.m.
Teaching mathematics as a blind person.
Abraham Nemeth*, University of Detroit Mercy
(908001338)

2:45 p.m.
New braille tools for blind mathematicians.
John Gardner*, Oregon State University
(908001336)

3:15 p.m.
The blind professor and the sighted student.
Lawrence W. Baggett*, University of Colorado, Boulder
(908001335)

3:45 p.m.
Teaching calculus using alternative techniques.
Norberto Salinas*, University of Kansas
(908001340)

4:15 p.m.
Communicating with the graphing calculator.
Elizabeth L. Doane*, Housatonic Community Technical College
(908001341)

4:45 p.m.
Both sides of the teacher's desk.
Charles Hallenbeck*, University of Kansas
(908001337)

5:15 p.m.
Audio system for technical readings.
T. V. Raman*, Digital Equipment Corporation
(908001339)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Recursive and Feasible Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Douglas Cenzer, University of Florida
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California at San Diego

2:30 p.m.
Computably categorical structures and the degree spectra of relations.
Richard A. Shore*, Cornell University
(90803453)

3:00 p.m.
Reductibilities and dimensions of recursive structures.
Bakhadyr Khoussainov*, Cornell University
(90803386)

3:30 p.m.
Low$_n$ Boolean algebras and the search for recursive copies.
John J. Thurber*, Eastern Oregon State College
(90803615)

4:00 p.m.
$\Sigma_2$constructions and $I\Sigma_1$.
Marcia J. Groszek, Dartmouth College
Tamara J. Hummel*, Allegheny College
(90803265)

4:30 p.m.
Partitions of Euclidean space.
James H. Schmerl*, University of Connecticut, Storrs
(90803408)

5:00 p.m.
On the semilattice of $NP$ substructures of a polynomial time structure.
Anil Nerode*, Cornell University
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla
(90803657)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Perspectives in the geometry of differential equations.
Robert L. Bryant*, Duke University
(90800951)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 3:20 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AWM Panel Discussion
Affirmative action: A look back and a look ahead.
Moderators:
Mary W. Gray, American University
Panelists:
Ingrid Daubechies, Princeton University
Robion C. Kirby, University of California, Berkeley
William A. Massey, AT&T Bell Laboratories
Cora S. Sadosky, Howard University

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 4:20 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AWM Business Meeting

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part A
Earth math: Applications of precalculus mathematics to environmental issues.
Organizers:
Christopher Schaufele, Kennesaw State College
Nancy Zumoff, Kennesaw State College

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part B
Interdisciplinary lively applications.
Organizers:
David C. Arney, U. S. Military Academy
Frank Giordano, U. S. Military Academy

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part B
Workshop mathematics: Using new pedagogy and technology in introductory courses.
Organizers:
Nancy Baxter Hastings, Dickinson College
Allan Rossman, Dickinson College

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on the Profession Presentation
Nonacademic career opportunities in mathematics.
Presenters:
Linda Thiel, Ursinus College

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Section Officers

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Social for FirstTime Participants

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 7:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Young Mathematicians Network Open Forum
Concerns of young mathematicians: A town meeting.
Organizers:
Edward F. Aboufadel, Southern Connecticut State University

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Is field theory the answer? Is string theory the answer? What was the question?
Steven Weinberg*, University of Texas, Austin
(90800904)

Wednesday January 10, 1996, 9:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
AWM Open Reception
Inquiries: meet@ams.org