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1997 Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Diego, CA, January 811, 1997
Meeting #918
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Donovan H Van Osdol, MAA dv@christa.unh.edu
Friday January 10, 1997

Friday January 10, 1997, 7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.
Joint Pi Mu Epsilon and MAA Student Chapter Advisors' Breakfast

Friday January 10, 1997, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, II
Organizers:
M. Kathleen Heid, Pennsylvania State University IK8@psu.edu
David M. Mathews, Central Michigan University

8:00 a.m.
Mental Constructions Used in Understanding the Chain Rule Concept
Julie M Clark, Emory & Henry College
Francisco Cordero, CINVESTAVIPN, Mexico
Jim Cottrill, Georgia State University
Bronislaw Czarnocha, Hostos Community College, CUNY
David J DeVries, Georgia College & State University
Denny St. John, Central Michigan University
Georgia Tolias*, Purdue University Calumet
Draga Vidakovic, North Carolina State University
(91898841)

8:20 a.m.
Students' Construction of the Sequence Concept
David M Mathews, Central Michigan University
Michael A McDonald, Occidental College
Kevin Strobel*, Pacific University
(91898557)

8:40 a.m.
Students' Understanding of Quantified Statements in Natural Language and in Mathematics
Ed Dubinsky, Georgia State University
Olga Yiparaki*, Agnes Scott College & University of Arizona
(91898691)

9:00 a.m.
The Development of Students' Understanding of Permutations and Symmetries
Mark Asiala, Georgia State University
Anne Brown, Indiana University South Bend
Jennifer Kleiman, Georgia State University
David Mathews*, Central Michigan University
(91898652)

9:20 a.m.
Students' Understanding of Cosets, Normality and Quotient Groups
Steve Morics*, University of Redlands
Mark Asiala, Georgia State University
Ed Dubinsky, Georgia State University
David Mathews, Central Michigan University
Asuman Oktac, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
(918981042)

9:40 a.m.
On learning binary operations, groups, and subgroups
Anne E Brown*, Indiana University South Bend
David J DeVries, Georgia College
Ed Dubinsky, Georgia State University
Karen Thomas, University of WisconsinPlatteville
(91898669)

10:00 a.m.
On the Relationship Between Students' Proof Schemes and the Formation of Their Conception of Basic Linear Algebra Ideas.
Guershon Harel, Purdue University
Sonia P Hristovitch*, Purdue University
Larry Sowder, San Diego State University
(91898831)

10:20 a.m.
Students' Understanding of Mathematical Definitions in Real Analysis
Barbara S Edwards*, Penn State University
(91898482)

10:40 a.m.
Mathematicians' Views of Mathematics
John Selden, MERC
Annie Selden*, Tennessee Tech. Univ.
(91898648)

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on On the Contributions of John F. Nash, Jr., II
Organizers:
William F. Lucas, Claremont Graduate School lucasw@cgs.edu
John E. Morrill, DePauw University johnmorrill@depauw.edu
Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins University js@chow.mat.jhu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Economics and Mathematics; Prizes, People, Problems, Pedagogy
John Morrill*, DePauw University
(91890751)

8:30 a.m.
Nash Equilibria in Dynamic Price Competition
James Case*, Consultant
(91890755)

9:00 a.m.
MultiUnit Auctions
Richard EngelbrechtWiggans*, University of Illinoic at UrbanaChampaign
Charles M. Kahn, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(918901185)

9:30 a.m.
A Note on Correlated Equilibria for Bimatrix Games (Joint work with Fe Evangelista)
T.E.S. Raghavan, University of Illinois at Chicago
Fe S. Evangelista*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(918901524)

10:00 a.m.
Cores, Large Cores, and Convex Covers
John M. Rulnick*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Lloyd S. Shapley, University of California, Los Angeles
(918901055)

10:30 a.m.
Weak potential, pairwise consistency and the least square values
Irinel Dragan*, University of Texas, Arlington
(91890636)

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Stochastic Modelling, IV
Organizers:
Raisa Epstein Feldman, University of California, Santa Barbara epstein@pstat.ucsb.edu
Glen H. Swindle, University of California, Santa Barbara swindle@bernoulli.ucsb.edu

8:00 a.m.
RiskSensitive Stochastic Control and Relationship with Stochastic Differential Games
Tamer Ba\c{s}ar*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(91893832)

8:40 a.m.
Option Pricing with Constraints
H. Mete Soner*, Carnegie Mellon University
(918901001)

9:30 a.m.
Random walks on groups: A strong stationary time approach.
Igor Pak*, Harvard University
(91860204)

9:40 a.m.
Discussion

9:45 a.m.
Logarithmic Sobolev Inequalities for Free Loop Groups
Trevor R. Carson*,
(91860369)

10:00 a.m.
Coherence of an inference is equivalent to existence of a countably additive prior
Yuri Y. Boykov*, Carnegie Mellon University
(918621361)

10:15 a.m.
The geometry of random images and mapping the human brain
Keith J. Worsley*, McGill University
(918621419)

10:30 a.m.
Diamond Lattice Model of Semicrystalline Polyethylene
ZhongHui Duan*, Florida State University
Louis Howard, Florida State University
(918921494)

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, I
Organizers:
Paul G. Goerss, University of Washington pgoerss@math.washington.edu
James P. Lin, University of California, San Diego jimlin@euclid.ucsd.edu

8:30 a.m.
The mod~$2$ cohomology of $\hbox{GL}_{32}(\bf Z[1/2])$.
William G. Dwyer*, University of Notre Dame
(91855248)

9:20 a.m.
A gap theorem for LusternikSchnirelmann $\pi_1$categry
Takao Matumoto*, Hiroshima University
(91855497)

9:50 a.m.
$E_\infty$ Algebras and $p$Adic Homotopy Theory
Michael A. Mandell*, University of Chicago
(91855606)

10:20 a.m.
Model categories of algebras and modules
Brooke E Shipley*, University of Chicago
Stefan Schwede, University of Bielefeld
(91818159)

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@fermi.clas.virginia.edu
James J. Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu

8:00 a.m.
Felix Hausdorff's Contributions to the Theory of Order Types
Jacob M. Plotkin*, Michigan State University
(9180131)

8:30 a.m.
The Story of the "Parallelogram Rule" for Finding Tangents
Paul R Wolfson*, West Chester University
(91801770)

9:00 a.m.
"Rational diameters" and the discovery of incommensurability
Wilbur R. Knorr*, Stanford University
(91801970)

9:30 a.m.
More light on Colin Maclaurin
Judith V. Grabiner*, Pitzer College
(91801627)

10:00 a.m.
The EuclidEuler Theorem.
William Dunham*, Muhlenberg College
(9180192)

10:30 a.m.
Mathematics and ideology: The politics of infinesimals
Joseph Dauben*, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
(91801982)

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part B
Environmental mathematics.
Organizers:
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#16: Part B
Technology, modeling, cooperative learning: Putting it all together.
Organizers:
Rosalie Dance, Georgetown University
James T. Sandefur, Georgetown University

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part A
The geometry of multivariable calculus.
Organizers:
Yves Nievergelt, Eastern Washington University

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part A
Linear algebra using an interactive text.
Organizers:
Eugene A. Herman, Grinnell College
Michael D. Pepe, Seattle Central Community College
Robert T. Moore, University of Washington, Seattle
James R. King, University of Washington, Seattle

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Biology

8:00 a.m.
Is the Nile Outflow Fractal ? Hurst's Analysis Revisited
Harold M Hastings*, Hofstra University
Robert Kissell, Hofstra University
(91892587)

8:15 a.m.
A Comprehensive Mathematical Model of Respiratory Dynamics and Oxygen Transport
J. Derrick Head*, Univ. of Minnesota, Morris
Philip S. Crooke, Vanderbilt University
John J. Marini,
John R. Hotchkiss,
Tomas D. Valdivia,
(918921326)

8:30 a.m.
A Nonlinear mathematical model of Pressure Preset Ventilation for a Single Compartment System
Sanjukta Hota*,
(91892823)

8:45 a.m.
Autoregulation in a Compartmental Model of the Intracranial System
Zsuzsanna M. Kadas*, St. Michael's College, Colchester, VT
(918921287)

9:00 a.m.
A twosex STD model with activity levels and recruitment
Christopher M. Kribs*, University of Wisconsin
(91892576)

9:15 a.m.
A 2 Backbone polymer Model for Interphase Chromosome Geometry
Bing Liu*, College of St. Scholastica
Rainer K Sachs, University of California, Berkeley
(91892259)

9:30 a.m.
A Mathematical Model of Capillary Growth in the Retina
Sophia A. Maggelakis*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Andreas E. Savakis, University of Rochester Medical Center
(918921360)

9:45 a.m.
On the Global Stability of Solutions of a Nonlinear FDE
Sanjay Rai*, Texas A&M International University
Dennis Brewer, University of Arkansas
(91892732)

10:00 a.m.
A Mathematical Model for Skin Cancer Initiation
Mei Zhu*, Lafayettte College
Stephen A. Kunec, Lafayettte College
(918921311)

10:15 a.m.
Stochastic Simulation of Multistage Model of Carcinogenesis Mutation.
Reza R. Ahangar*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(918921573)

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.8:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Mathematics Education, I

8:00 a.m.
The missing link between problem solving and mathematics education
Helmut Doll*, Bloomsburg University of PA
Scott Inch,
(91897687)

8:15 a.m.
Encountering mathematical patterns everywhere
Anne Hughes*, St. John's University
(91897924)

8:30 a.m.
Computing Galois Groups of Order Four Linear Differential Equations
Sabrina A Hessinger*, North Carolina State University
(918991477)

8:45 a.m.
A basic inequality of sobolev type for quasiperiodic functions of fixed frequencies
Luping Zhang*, University of Claifornia, Irvine
(918991506)

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.9:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic Topology

8:00 a.m.
New approaches to localization and periodicity
Arone Z Gregory*,
(91855555)

8:15 a.m.
Infinitesimal index theory and BorsukUlam type theorem.
Necdet Guner*, University of Wisconsin
(9185590)

8:30 a.m.
Tori which Admit Tilings in Link Complements
Valeriu Pinciu*, SUNY at Buffalo
(918551365)

8:45 a.m.
The $\beta$genus on Homogeneous Spin Manifolds
Scott J Simmons*, University of Kentucky
(918551099)

9:00 a.m.
Relations Between Stratified and Equivariant Homology
Robert N. Talbert*, Vanderbilt University
(918551201)

9:15 a.m.
Parametrized groupoids and closed model structures on the category ofsmall categories
Steven R. Costenoble*, Hofstra University
(91855769)

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Student Chapters Contributed Paper Session
Organizers:
Karen Schroeder, Bentley College kschroed@bentley.edu

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Teaching the Practice of Statistics at All Levels, I
Organizers:
K. L. D. Gunawardena, University of WisconsinOshkosh gunaward@vaxa.cis.uwosh.edu
Anne D. Sevin, Framingham State College
Chitra Gunawardena, University of Wisconsin Center

8:00 a.m.
Handson Activities for Probability and Mathematical Statistics Courses
Anne D. Sevin*, Framingham State College
(918B11103)

8:15 a.m.
{\it Maple\/} and the Sample Mean from the Cauchy Distribution
Elliot A Tanis*, Hope College
John J Krueger, Hope College
(918B1604)

8:30 a.m.
Using writing in statistics courses
Robert E Buck*, Slippery Rock University
(918B1759)

8:45 a.m.
Using the Computer Algebra System Maple in Applied Statistics
Amy L. Rocha*, San Jose State University
(918B1837)

9:00 a.m.
Correlation, Regression, and Moments of Inertia
Roger B. Nelsen*, Lewis & Clark College
(918B1359)

9:15 a.m.
Using Mathematica in Statistics Courses for Mathematics Majors
Jenny Baglivo*, Boston College
(918B1674)

9:30 a.m.
HalfCourse Offerings in Statistics
John D. McKenzie, Jr.*, Babson College
(918B11116)

9:45 a.m.
Enhancing Statistics Using an Industrial Simulation
Bruce McLean*, Georgia Southern University
(918B1347)

10:00 a.m.
Time Series Analysis: An Introduction to Applied Statistics for Math Majors?
Robin H Lock*, St. Lawrence University
(918B11217)

10:15 a.m.
Simulation to the Rescue in ANOVA
Donald E Miller*, Saint Mary's College
(918B1817)

10:30 a.m.
An indepth case studies approach to statistics
Deborah Nolan*, University of California, Berkeley
Terence P Speed, University of California, Berkeley
(918B11485)

10:45 a.m.
Improving Statistics Education Through Academe/Industry Collaboration
Roxy L Peck*, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
(918B1838)

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Session on Needed Connections: Preparation of Teachers K12, I
Organizers:
Mary M. Lindquist, Columbus College lindquist_mary@colstate.edu
Patrick Collier, University of WisconsinOshkosh
Albert Otto, Illinois State University

8:00 a.m.
Introduction

8:10 a.m.
Needed Connections Among Students, Cooperating Teachers, and Mathematics Professors for the Preparation of Mathematics Teachers 712
Lucy C. Snead*, Columbia College
(918E11096)

8:25 a.m.
Connections: Before, During, and After Student Teaching
Jon L Johnson*, Elmhurst College
(918E1700)

8:40 a.m.
Connecting technology, mathematics, and teachers
Leonard J Lipkin*, Univ. of North Florida
(918E1967)

8:55 a.m.
Partnership for Excellence
Joanne V Peeples*, El Paso Community College
(918E11123)

9:10 a.m.
Connecting Preservice Teachers to the Real World of the Classroom
Susan Gay*, University of Kansas
(918E11021)

9:25 a.m.
A Collaborative Approach to Course Restructuring for Preservice Teachers
Mark L Klespis*, Sam Houston State University
(918E1717)

9:40 a.m.
Supporting New Teachers: A Role for Mathematicians
John T. Kemper*, University of St. Thomas
(918E1358)

9:55 a.m.
Establishing Connections: Using Technology in Elementary School Mathematics and Science
Michael B Fiske, Dr.*, St. Cloud State Univ.
Mark A Minger, St. Cloud State Univ.
(918E1559)

10:10 a.m.
Connecting Technology, Problem Based Instruction, and Cooperative Learning in the Training of Teachers
Ronald J Harshbarger*, University of South CarolinaBeaufort
(918E11414)

10:25 a.m.
WestmontSan Jose State University Technology Collaborative.
Barbara J. Pence, San Jose State Univ
Joanne Rossi Becker*, San Jose State Univ
(918E11041)

10:40 a.m.
CurriculumBased Teacher Preparation using the CorePlus Mathematics Project Curriculum
Eric W. Hart*, Western Michigan University
(918E11376)

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Establishing and Maintaining Undergraduate Research Programs in Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Joseph Gallian, University of MinnesotaDuluth

8:00 a.m.
Undergraduate Mathematics Research: A Budget of Resources
Emelie A Kenney*, Siena College
(918G11059)

8:20 a.m.
The CPR of Undergraduate Research in Mathematics: Challenges, Pitfalls and Rewards
Mario U Martelli*, Cal State Univ. Fullerton
(918G1363)

8:40 a.m.
Nurturing Undergraduate Student Researchers in Fractal/Chaos
Linda Bailey Hayden, Elizabeth City State U
Dipendra C. Sengupta*, Elizabeth City State U
(918G11091)

9:00 a.m.
Soap Bubbles, Fluid Clusters, and Undergraduate Research
Frank Morgan*,
(918G1439)

9:20 a.m.
Undergraduate Research: Opening Doors to the Beauty of Mathematics
Hugh N. Howards*, UC San Diego
(91897399)

9:40 a.m.
Starting an Undergraduate Research Program at a Four Year Institution
Daniel Schaal*, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
(918G1737)

10:00 a.m.
Undergraduate research and faculty research: a symbiotic relationship
Anant P. Godbole*, Michigan Tech University
(918G1335)

10:20 a.m.
Undergraduate ResearchA Personal Perspective
Langdon D White*, Siena College
(918G11051)

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Development Programs That Work, I
Organizers:
Mercedes McGowen, William Rainey Harper College mmcgowen@harper.cc.il.us
Jacqueline B. GilesGiron, Houston Community College

8:00 a.m.
Applied Algebra at Augsburg College: What Makes it Work?
Suzanne I. Doree*, Augsburg College
(918J1740)

8:20 a.m.
Geometry: A Problem Solving Approach
Rose M. Dubec*, Purdue University Calumet
Marcia K. Wallace, South Suburban College
(918J11278)

8:40 a.m.
Empowering graduate student instructors and students in their developmental classes: providing opportunities for teacher development in response to different styles of student learning.
Elena Anne Marchisotto*, California State University, Northridge
(918J1689)

9:00 a.m.
Intermediate Algebra: Learning Concepts via Technology
Edward A. Gallo*, Indiana University East
(918J1655)

9:20 a.m.
Marilyn Reba and Dianna Zook

9:20 a.m.
The Silent Treatment: An Attempt to Bridge the Distance Between "AtRisk" Students and Mathematics
Teri J Murphy*, University of Oklahoma
(918J1339)

9:40 a.m.
The NKATE Reform Algebra Project
Lillie F Crowley*, Lexington Community College
Darrell H Abney, Maysville Community College
(918J1735)

10:05 a.m.
Developmental Research as the Basis for Instructional Development
Erna Yackel*, Purdue University Calumet
Diana Underwood Gregg, Purdue University Calumet
(918J1879)

10:30 a.m.
Changing the Unwritten Social Contract: What Happens when youRenegotiate It?
Mercedes Anne McGowen*,
(918J11346)

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Developing statistical indicators for monitoring and improving undergraduate mathematics education.
Panelists:
Alan Jacobs, Scottsdale Community College
Organizers:
Kenneth Travers, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Panelists:
Carolyn Mahoney, California State University at San Marcos
Paul Weichsel, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
John A. Dossey, Illinois State University
Curtis McKnight, University of Oklahoma
Janet Ray, Seattle Central Community College
Alan Schoenfeld, University of California at Berkeley

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Presentation
Innovative programs using technology in mathematics service courses.
Organizers:
Susan S. Lenker, Central Michigan University
Bostwik F. Wyman, The Ohio State University

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
SUMMA Workshop
Presentation on intervention projects for minority precollege students.
Organizers:
William A. Hawkins, MAA
Presenters:
Martha BillotiAliaga, University of Michigan
Richard Gillman, Valparaiso University
Donald St. Mary, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:15 a.m.4:40 p.m.
Mathematical Sciences Employment Register
Interviews only.

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:20 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Finsler Geometry, I
Organizers:
David Bao, University of Houston bao@math.uh.edu
S. S. Chern, University of California, Berkeley
Zhongmin Shen, Indiana UnivPurdue Univ at Indianapolis

8:20 a.m.
Rigidity Problems in Finsler Geometry
Patrick Foulon*,
(91853179)

9:00 a.m.
On Mathieu transformations and Wagner spaces
Peter Antonelli*,
(91853174)

9:40 a.m.
The Lichnerowicz formula on Finsler spaces
Frank Flaherty*,
(91853178)

10:20 a.m.
Finsler Geometry as a problem in Control Theory
Robert Gardner*,
(91853180)

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Interactions Between Ergodic Theory and Number Theory, I
Organizers:
Lawrence W. Baggett, University of Colorado baggett@euclid.colorado.edu
Herbert Antonio Medina, Loyola Marymount University hmedina@lmumail.lmu.edu
Kathy Donovan Merrill, Colorado College kmerrill@ccnode.colorado.edu

8:30 a.m.
The binomial transformation is weakly mixing
Michael Keane*, CWI, Amsterdam
(918281154)

9:00 a.m.
Homoclinic points for commuting automorphisms of compact abelian groups
Douglas A Lind*, University of Washington
(918541307)

9:30 a.m.
CarlitzSchur polynomials: a generalization of cellular automata
JeanPaul Allouche*, CNRS
(91811284)

10:00 a.m.
An extension of Furstenberg's Diophantine result
Bryna Kra*,
(91811158)

10:30 a.m.
Algorithms for Determining Polynomials with Small Mahler Measure
Michael J. Mossinghoff*, Appalachian State University
(91812169)

Friday January 10, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAA Project NExTYoung Mathematicians Network Poster Session
Presentations by new or recent Ph.D.s in the mathematical sciences.
Organizers:
Kevin Charlwood, Saint Leo College
James R. C. Leitzel, University of New Hampshire

Friday January 10, 1997, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Partially Ordered Sets
William T. Trotter*,
(918061214)

Friday January 10, 1997, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
ASL Session

Friday January 10, 1997, 9:10 a.m.10:10 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Some topics on the interface between set theory and analysis
Daniel Mauldin*, University of North Texas

Friday January 10, 1997, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Geometry, II

9:30 a.m.
Curvature and Torsion Tensors of Almost rParacontact Connections
Andrew J. Bucki*, Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics
(91853225)

9:45 a.m.
Isometry Groups of Compact Hyperlorentz Manifolds.
Brett A Sovereign*, University of Maryland
(91853229)

10:00 a.m.
Global differential geometry of $C^{\infty}$ nonimmersive closed curves in the Euclidean plane
Yu Chen*, University of South Carolina
(91853702)

10:15 a.m.
Asymptotic curvature of $\Theta$metrics
Matthew B. Stenzel*, Ohio State University, Newark Campus
(91853812)

10:30 a.m.
Elastic Curves in Hyperbolic 2Space of Rotation Index One
Daniel Howard Steinberg*, John Carroll University
(91853910)

10:45 a.m.
Homogeneous Einstein Spaces
Megan M Kerr*, Dartmouth College
(918531038)

Friday January 10, 1997, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Task Force on Excellence in Mathematics Scholarship Presentation
How mathematics can compete in the modern university.
Moderators:
Morton Lowengrub, Indiana University
Panelists:
Carl C. Cowen, Purdue University
James Lewis, University of Nebraska
Douglas A. Lind, University of Washington, Seattle

Friday January 10, 1997, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA CRAFTY Panel Discussion
A roundtable discussion with the client disciplines.
Organizers:
Sheldon P. Gordon, Suffolk Community College
Panelists:
Ron Oaxaca, University of Arizona
John Prados, NSF and the University of Tennessee
Wayne Roberge, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Michael Ruane, Boston University

Friday January 10, 1997, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
JPBM Presentation
Math Awareness Week (MAW) 1997Mathematics and the Internet.
Organizers:
Richard H. Herman, JPBM
Kathleen Holmay, JPBM
Moderators:
Robert M. Fossum, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Presenters:
Earl D. Fife, Calvin College
James P. Fink, Gettysburg College
Fernando Gouv\^ea, Colby College
Patrick D. F. Ion, {\it Mathematical Reviews}
Gene Klotz, Swarthmore College
Janis M. Oldham, North Carolina A\&T State University
Bozenna PasikDuncan, University of Kansas

Friday January 10, 1997, 10:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMSMAASIAM; Joint Committee on Employment Opportunities Presentation
Effective job search strategies.
Panelists:
Katy Piotrowski, Bernard Haldane Associates

Friday January 10, 1997, 10:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
Book Sales and Exhibits

Friday January 10, 1997, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Von Neumann algebra techniques in analysis and topology.
Mikhail A. Shubin*, Northeastern University
(918321543)

Friday January 10, 1997, 10:20 a.m.10:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
The field of reals with the Gamma function is ominimal
Patrick Speissegger*, Fields Institute

Friday January 10, 1997, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Does mathematics need new axioms?
Solomon Feferman*, Stanford University

Friday January 10, 1997, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III
Analysis on spaces of paths
Daniel W. Stroock*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Friday January 10, 1997, 1:00 p.m.5:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on On the Contributions of John F. Nash, Jr., III
Organizers:
William F. Lucas, Claremont Graduate School lucasw@cgs.edu
John E. Morrill, DePauw University johnmorrill@depauw.edu
Joel Spruck, Johns Hopkins University js@chow.mat.jhu.edu

1:00 p.m.
The NashMoser Theorem in PDE
Richard Hamilton*, University of California, San Diego
(918351536)

2:00 p.m.
On Nash's Implicit Function Theorem and Applications to Nonlinear Partial Differential Equations
Sergiu KLainerman*, Princeton University
(91835500)

3:00 p.m.
Ideas from Nash's paper "Continuity of Solutions of Parabolic and Elliptic Equations"
Eugene B Fabes*, University of Minnesota
(91835260)

4:00 p.m.
Heat Equations in CarnotCaratheodory Spaces: Local Regul