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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
Saturday January 11, 1997

Saturday January 11, 1997, 7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on On the Contributions of John F. Nash, Jr., IV
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.
On Stable Outcomes for Matching Games
William F Lucas*, Claremont Graduate School
(91890768)

8:30 a.m.
Large ThreeSided Assignment Games
Mary Royston*, Royston Development
(91890771)

9:00 a.m.
On the Existence of Cores for MultiSided Assignment Games
Christopher Giles Graham*, Mt. San Antonio Community College
(91890797)

9:30 a.m.
Bargaining Ranges and Fair Allocations for MultiSided Assignment Games.
Hamza A. Hamza*, Claremont Graduate School
(91890807)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Spectral Geometry for Noncompact Manifolds, II
Organizers:
Leonid Friedlander, University of Arizona friedlan@math.arizona.edu
Mikhail A. Shubin, Northeastern University shubin@neu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Scattering theory and deformations of hyperbolic manifolds
David Borthwick*, University of California, Berkeley
(91858498)

8:40 a.m.
Short geodesics and large eigenvalues on hyperbolic surfaces.
Christopher M Judge*, Indiana University
(91853843)

9:20 a.m.
The Weyl upper bound on the discrete spectrum and the trace class conjecture for arithmetic subgroups
Lizhen Ji*, University of Michigan
(91822191)

10:00 a.m.
Thom isomorphism via HodgeWitten theory.
Igor P. Prokhorenkov*, Rice University
(9185845)

10:30 a.m.
The Heat Kernel Weighted Hodge Laplacian on Noncompact Manifolds
Edward L Bueler*, Cornell University
(9185860)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Analysis, Diffusions and PDEs on Fractals, II
Organizers:
Jun Kigami, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan kigami@math.h.kyotou.ac.jp
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu

8:00 a.m.
Heat kernel estimates for diffusion processes on finitely ramified fractals
Takashi Kumagai*, Nagaya University
(91860292)

8:30 a.m.
Spectrum of the Laplacian on symmetric fractals.
Leonid Malozemov,
Alexander Teplyaev*,
(918471230)

9:00 a.m.
Hitting distributions for Brownian motion on the Sierpinski carpet
Richard F Bass*, University of Washington
Martin T Barlow, University of British Columbia
(91860274)

9:30 a.m.
Distributions of Localized Eigenvalues for Laplacians on p.c.f. selfsimilar sets
Jun Kigami*,
(91831531)

10:00 a.m.
Fractal differential equations on the Sierpinski Gasket
Kyallee Dalrymple, University of Colorado, Boulder
Robert S. Strichartz*, Cornell University
Jade Vinson, Washington University
(918351170)

10:30 a.m.
Existence and uniqueness of diffusions on fractals.
Christophe Sabot*, CNRS
(91860533)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Finsler Geometry, III
Organizers:
David Bao, University of Houston bao@math.uh.edu
S. S. Chern, University of California, Berkeley
Zhongmin Shen, Indiana UnivPurdue Univ at Indianapolis

8:00 a.m.
A Finiteness Theorem of Harmonic Maps into Hilbert Grassmannians
Rodrigo P Gomez*,
(91858139)

8:40 a.m.
The Geometrization of Elliptic Complices
Bradley C. Lackey*,
(91853185)

9:20 a.m.
New examples of constant curvature Finsler structures on the 2sphere
Robert Bryant*,
(91853176)

10:00 a.m.
Some remarks on Finsler Geometry
S.S. Chern*,
(91853221)

10:30 a.m.
Some rigidity problems on Finsler surfaces
David Bao*, University of Houston
(91853219)

10:40 a.m.
Some rigidity problems on Finsler surfaces
Zhongmin Shen*, I.U.P.U.I.
(91853220)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Partially Ordered Sets, II
Organizers:
Henry A. Kierstead, Arizona State University kierstead@math.la.asu.edu
William T. Trotter, Arizona State University trotter@asu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Combinatorial aspects of sorting networks generated by genetic algorithms experiments
Stanley Gill Williamson*, University of California, San Diego
(91805447)

8:30 a.m.
Entropy and Sorting
Jeong Han Kim*,
(918061267)

9:00 a.m.
Database Security and Concentrating Sums of Vectors
Jerrold R. Griggs*, University of South Carolina
(91805920)

9:30 a.m.
Partially ordered sets with symmetric chain decompositions
Rodica Simion*, The George Washington University
(918051541)

10:00 a.m.
Extension Theorems for OrderPreserving Maps into $\Bbb Z$: Problems of Ern\'e, Daykin and Daykin
Jonathan David Farley*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute and Vanderbilt University
(918061089)

10:30 a.m.
Homomorphisms into General Order Relations
Fred S. Roberts*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
(91806969)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Wavelets, MultiWavelets and Their Application, II
Organizers:
EnBing Lin, University of Toledo elin@math.utoledo.edu
Akram Aldroubi, National Institute of Health aldroubi@helix.nih.gov

8:00 a.m.
Multiwavelet Interpolation and Approximate Solutions of Partial Differential Equations
EnBing Lin*, University of Toledo
(91841331)

8:30 a.m.
Wavelets and Nonlinear Transformations
EmilAdrian I Cornea*, University of South Carolina
Bj\"orn Jawerth, University of South Carolina
(91841217)

9:00 a.m.
Nonuniform multiresolution analyses and spectral pairs
J. P. Gabardo,
M. Z Nashed, Z.*,
(918311269)

9:30 a.m.
Positive Estimation with Wavelets
Gilbert G. Walter*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(91842398)

10:00 a.m.
Sampling multipliers and frame decompositions
John J. Benedetto*, University of Maryland at College Park
Georg Zimmermann, University of Vienna
(91842412)

10:30 a.m.
Adapted Wavelet Bases for Fast Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Dennis M. Healy, Jr.*, Dartmouth College
(918931179)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, II
Organizers:
Adriano M. Garsia, University of California, San Diego
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California, San Diego jremmell@ucsd.edu

8:00 a.m.
New Bases for the Decomposition of the Regular Representation of Wreath Products of $S_n$.
Edward E. Allen*, Wake Forest University
(918051280)

8:30 a.m.
IwahoriHecke algebras, bitraces and symmetric functions
Tom Halverson, Macalester College
Robert Leduc, University of North Dakota
Arun Ram*, Princeton University
(91820418)

9:00 a.m.
Macdonald polynomials and the Hilbert scheme
Mark D Haiman*, U. C. San Diego
(91805848)

9:30 a.m.
Nilpotent orbit closures and the atomic decomposition of the $q$Kostka polynomials
William Brockman*, University of California San Diego
(9180576)

10:00 a.m.
Vector Bundles over the Hilbert Scheme and the n! Conjecture
Carol H. Chang*, University of California, San Diego
(91805705)

10:30 a.m.
Kostant Polynomials and the Cohomology Ring for $G/B$
Sara C. Billey*, M.I.T.
(91805491)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Developments in C*Algebras and Operator Spaces, II
Organizers:
Hauxin Lin, University of Oregon hlin@bright.uoregon.edu
ZhongJin Ruan, University of Illinois
S. Zhang,

8:00 a.m.
Weak Convergences in the von Neumann Algebras of Nonamenable Groups
Ching Chou, State University of New York at Buffalo
Guangwu Xu*, University of Alberta
(91846517)

8:30 a.m.
Bilinear completely bounded maps and injectivity
Roger R Smith*, Texas A&M University
Allan M Sinclair, Univ. of Edinburgh
(91846507)

9:00 a.m.
Embedding continuous fields of C*algebras in ${\cal O}_2.$
N. Christopher Phillips*, University of Oregon
(918461261)

9:30 a.m.
Perforation in the positive cone of $K_0$ of a simple $C*$algebra.
George A. Elliott*, University of Toronto and University of Copenhagen
(918461220)

10:00 a.m.
Perturbing Results about Noncommutative CW complexes
Terry A Loring*, University of New Mexico
Soren Eilers, University of Copenhagen
Gert K Pedersen, University of Copenhagen
(91846437)

10:30 a.m.
On a projectionless simple C$^*$algebra
Hongbing Su*, The Fields Institute
Xinhui Jiang, The Fields Institute
(91847496)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part B
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

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
AMS Session on Statistics

8:00 a.m.
On Selecting the Best Treatment in an Unbalanced TwoWay Additive Model
Mansour M Abughalous*,
Naveen K Bansal,
(918621294)

8:15 a.m.
Connecting classical game theory results and rules for selecting forecasts
Lei Chen*, Michigan State University
(918621164)

8:30 a.m.
Models for Selection Bias in MetaAnalysis
Richard J. Cleary*, Saint Michael's College
(918621227)

8:45 a.m.
Pattern Analysis of Longterm Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Illness Progression Graphs
Lucy Dechene*, Fitchburg State College
Marjorie J. McKenzie, II, East Hartford, Conn.
Robert Fontanetta, Floral Park, N.Y.
Fred Friedberg, SUNY Stony Brook
(91862754)

9:00 a.m.
Was My Opponent (Too) Lucky?
Chris T Edwards*, Univ. of Wis.Oshkosh
(91862948)

9:15 a.m.
Convergence Rates of Symmetrized Product Measures
Zhihui Liu*, Stat Dept, MSU
James Hannan, Stat Dept, MSU
(91862282)

9:30 a.m.
Assessing Seasonal Variation Having Small Amplitude
Osvaldo Marrero*, Villanova University
(91862123)

9:45 a.m.
An integrated selection rule on choosing among several experimental treatments and a control: The common and unknown variance case
Junlue Zhang*, Indiana Univesity of Pennsylvania
Pinyuen Chen, Syracuse University
(918621544)

10:00 a.m.
Ridge regression with a large number of almost identical predictors
Lawrence J. Crone*, The American University
David S. Crosby, The American University
(91862925)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Harmonic Analysis and Integral Equations

8:00 a.m.
A Preprocessing Technique for Multiwavelets
David W Roach*,
(918421281)

8:15 a.m.
Scaling Vector Support and TwoScale SimilarityTransformations
David K. Ruch*, Sam Houston State University
(91842630)

8:30 a.m.
Uniqueness for spherically convergent multiple trigonometric series, part I
Gang Wang*, DePaul University
J. Marshall Ash, DePaul University
(91842799)

8:45 a.m.
Uniqueness for spherically convergent multiple trigonometric series, part II
J. Marshall Ash*, DePaul University
Gang Wang, DePaul University
(91842793)

9:00 a.m.
The ergodic Hilbert transform on the weighted spaces $L_p(G,w)$.
Phyllis Panman*, California State University
(918431413)

9:15 a.m.
Signed Hypergroups
Adam W Parr*, University of Oregon
(918431225)

9:30 a.m.
Eigenvalue Ratios and Eigenvalue Gaps of SturmLiouville Operators
ChunKong Law*, National Sun Yatsen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
YuLing Huang, National Sun Yatsen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
(91834337)

9:45 a.m.
On the new associated pairs
Joyati Debnath*, Winona State University
(918441166)

10:00 a.m.
Tauberian Type Theorems and Wavelet Transforms of Distributions
George K. Yang*, Southern Illinois University
(91844378)

10:15 a.m.
Blowup solutions to certain nonlinear Volterra integral equations
Kelly M Fuller*, St. Lawrence University
(91845374)

10:30 a.m.
On Sobolev Spaces of Fractional Order and $\epsilon$Families of Operators on Spaces of Homogeneous Type
A. Eduardo Gatto*, DePaul University
(918261550)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Session on General Mathematics

8:00 a.m.
Construction of Liapunov functionals to study stability of delay differential equations
Jabbar A. AlSarraj, AlRafidain University
Sadia M. Makky*, Yarmouk University
(918001528)

8:15 a.m.
Planar face sequence realizations of 6valent graphs
Theodore C. Enns*, San Diego Mesa College
(91800928)

8:30 a.m.
An interpretation of the nLeech cohomology group
Bryce Hanlon*, Tulane University
(918001491)

8:45 a.m.
A version of Density Theorem for Prime Rings Containing a Left Ideal with Some Finiteness Conditions
Hossain Khabazian*, Isfahan University of Technology
(91800393)

9:00 a.m.
The Developmental Mathematics Courses: An Active Learning Approach
Raquel Mesa*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(918001291)

9:15 a.m.
Stratified graphs and distance graphs
Sarah Spence*, University of Richmond
(91800953)

9:30 a.m.
Special Programs to Encourage Female Students in Mathematics
Elizabeth G. Yanik*, Emporia State University
(91800957)

9:45 a.m.
On rings with a condition on zero divisors
Hazar AbuKhuzam, American University of Beirut
Adil Yaqub*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(91800933)

10:15 a.m.
When Whitney numbers of a chainproduct are equal
Xiaoya Zha*, Vanderbilt University
(918051538)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Teaching the Practice of Statistics at All Levels, III
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.
Integrating Technology in the Introductory Statistics Course
Leona L. Mirza*, North Park College
(918B11161)

8:15 a.m.
Integrating Activities and Computer Technology into an Elementary Statistics Course
Yvonne M. Zubovic*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University at Fort Wayne
(918B1971)

8:30 a.m.
Incorporating a Laboratory Component into Statistics Courses
Beth L Chance*,
(918B1511)

8:45 a.m.
A Variety of Components for Effective Teaching
Cathy W Carter*, Christian Brothers University
(918B11295)

9:00 a.m.
Integration of Statistical Concepts into Courses before Introductory Statistics
Norean Radke Sharpe*, Babson College
(918B11505)

9:15 a.m.
How do Naperville residents do in recycling?
Linda Q. Gao*, North Central College
(918B11515)

9:30 a.m.
Hypothesis Testing Logic in Introductory Statistics
Pavel A Bosin*, NSU
(918B1404)

9:45 a.m.
More Problem Solving Power: Exploiting Prediction Models and Statistical Software in a OneSemester Course
Joe H. Ward, Jr.*, Health Careers High School
Robert L. Fountain,
(918B11126)

10:00 a.m.
Brains, Elasticities, and Slime: An Activity for Teaching Transformations
George W. Cobb*, Mount Holyoke College
(918B11209)

10:15 a.m.
Beach Balls, Cards and Graphing Calculators
Yajun Yang*, State University of New York, Farmindale, New York
(918B1440)

10:30 a.m.
Constructive Technology for Teaching Statistical Concepts
Richard L Scheaffer*, University of Florida
(918B1315)

10:45 a.m.
Using the World Wide Web for Teaching Statistics
K.L.D. Gunawardena*, UW Oshkosh
(918B11293)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
MAA Session on Establishing and Maintaining Undergraduate Research Programs in Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College
Joseph Gallian, University of MinnesotaDuluth

8:00 a.m.
Using technology to provide motivation for undergraduate research
Horia C. Pop*, University of Iowa
(918G1402)

8:20 a.m.
Efforts to Integrate Undergraduate Research into the Mathematics Curriculum: Prospects and Limitations
Ignatios E Vakalis*,
(918G1987)

8:40 a.m.
The Richard A. Henson School of Science and Technology Undergraduate research Symposium: Six Years of Success.
Kathleen M Shannon*, Salisbury State University
(918G11098)

9:00 a.m.
School Mathematics Conference: Students Doing What Professional Mathematicians Do
James R Matthews*, Siena College
(918G11093)

9:20 a.m.
The Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
David C Vella*,
(918G1772)

9:40 a.m.
Enhancing Critical Thinking Skills with Summer Undergraduate Research
Rhonda M EllerMeshreki*, RandolphMacon College
(918G11058)

10:00 a.m.
Interfacing Sonar To A Rug Warrior Microcontroller Board
Daniel Werner*, RandolphMacon College
(918G11069)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, III
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.
Some Algebraic Topology of 4Manifolds
Peter Teichner*, University of California, San Diego
(91855547)

9:20 a.m.
On simplicial commutative algebras with vanishing AndreQuillen homology
James M Turner*, University of Virginia
(91855193)

9:50 a.m.
Some Computations of Equivariant Bordism Rings
Dev P. Sinha*, Stanford University
(918551043)

10:20 a.m.
Calculations in the Morava $K$theory of classifying spaces of finite groups
Kevin Lee*, University of Michigan
(91855605)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Organizers:
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@fermi.clas.virginia.edu
James J. Tattersall, Providence College tat@providence.edu

8:30 a.m.
Sophus Lie, transformation groups, and geodesics
T. Christine Stevens*, Saint Louis University
(91801625)

9:00 a.m.
American Women Mathematics PhDs of the Forties and Fifties
Margaret A.M. Murray*, Virginia Tech
(91801302)

9:30 a.m.
The ``Error'' in the Indian ``Taylor Series Approximation'' to the Sine.
Kim Plofker*, Brown University
(91801835)

10:00 a.m.
The beginnings of computational group theory: The characters of the symmetric group
Charles W. Curtis*, University of Oregon
(91801626)

10:30 a.m.
The early history of the London Mathematical Society
Robin J. Wilson*, The Open University, England
Adrian C. Rice, Middlesex University, England
(91801909)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Interactions Between Ergodic Theory and Number Theory, III
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.
NumberTheory Zeta Functions and Dynamical Zeta Functions
Jeffrey C. Lagarias*, AT&T LabsResearch
(918111400)

9:00 a.m.
Ordered dynamics and the distribution of sequences
Alan H Forrest*,
(918401480)

9:30 a.m.
The BostConnes phase transition: a semigroup dynamical system approach.
Marcelo E Laca*,
(91846861)

10:00 a.m.
On Heisenberg Groups and Lowdimensional Cohomology
Michael C Berg*, Loyola Marymount University
(918281218)

10:30 a.m.
On the cohomology equivalence classes for nonsingular mappings.
Isaac Kornfeld*, North Dakota State University
Andrei Krygin, North Dakota State University
(91828275)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
AMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS).
Presenters:
James Stigler, University of California, Los Angeles
Alfred Manaster, University of California, San Diego

Saturday January 11, 1997, 8:50 a.m.5:10 p.m.
AWM Workshop

8:50 a.m.
Opening remarks: {\bf Ruth M. Charney}, {\bf Carolyn S. Gordon}, and {\bf Catherine Roberts}

9:00 a.m.
Random walks on the finite torus.
Perla L. Myers*, University of California, Santa Cruz

9:30 a.m.
General theory of hierarchical model behavior.
Beth L. Chance*, University of the Pacific

10:00 a.m.
Algorithms for polycyclic groups.
Gretchen Ostheimer*, Tufts University

10:30 a.m.
A decomposition theorem for the Monster Lie algebra.
Elizabeth G. Jurisich*, The University of Chicago

11:00 a.m.
{\bf Poster Session}.

11:00 a.m.
Mirroring Families of K3 Surfaces
SarahMarie Belcastro*, University of Michigan

11:00 a.m.
Injectivity radius bounds in hyperbolic convex cores.
Carol E. Fan*, University of Michigan

11:00 a.m.
Fat points ideals and blowups of the projective plane.
Stephanie A. Fitchett*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

11:00 a.m.
Computing the galois group of an order four linear differential equation.
Sabrina A. Hessinger*, North Carolina State University

11:00 a.m.
Vectorvalued measures.
Annela Rammer Kelly*, University of Missouri, Columbia

11:00 a.m.
Symplectic packings of the cotangent bundle of the torus.
Jean Beth Mastrangeli*, Bryn Mawr College

11:00 a.m.
A parameter recovery problem on the real line.
Jennifer L. Mueller*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

11:00 a.m.
Spectral asymptotics and spectral asymmetry for systems of differential operators.
Mary R. Sandoval*, University of Michigan

11:00 a.m.
A generalization of the Bolloba's Inequality.
Zsuzsanna Szaniszlo*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln; University of South Dakota

11:00 a.m.
Siegel modular forms: Results on Satake parameters.
Tamara B. Veenstra*, Dartmouth College

11:00 a.m.
Composition operators with multivalent symbol.
Rebecca G. Wahl*, Purdue University

11:00 a.m.
A twodimensional degenerate parabolic equation with oblique, evolutionary boundary conditions.
Michelle Diann Homp*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

12:00 p.m.
Lunch break

1:00 p.m.
Boundary value problems for differential forms on domains with rough boundaries.
Dorina I. Mitrea*, University of Missouri, Columbia

1:30 p.m.
The stable 4dimensional geometry of the real Grassmann manifolds.
Weiqing Gu*, Harvey Mudd College

2:00 p.m.
Minimal surfaces and conformal mappings in singular spaces.
Chikako Mese*, University of Southern California

2:30 p.m.
Invariant submanifolds for geodesic flows for manifolds with nonpositive curvature.
Tracy Lin Payne*, Washington University in St. Louis

3:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion on {\it Launching a Career in Mathematics}.

4:30 p.m.
Poster Session (same posters as from 11:00 a.m. to noon)

5:00 p.m.
Closing remarks.

Saturday January 11, 1997, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
A fundamental principle of learning and its application in modifying students' conceptions of mathematical proof
Guershon Harel*, Purdue University,West Lafayette

Saturday January 11, 1997, 9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Tame groups and finite simple groups
Gregory Cherlin*, Rutgers University

Saturday January 11, 1997, 9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
NAM Panel Discussion
Calculus reformWhere are we now?
Moderators:
Jacqueline B. Giles, Houston Community College System
Panelists:
Della Bell, Texas Southern University
Yewande OlubumnoLanier, Spelman College
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
Lawrence Woodard, Grambling University

Saturday January 11, 1997, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
ASL Session

Saturday January 11, 1997, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Book Sales and Exhibits

Saturday January 11, 1997, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Automatic Differentiation: Computing Derivative Values without Derivative Formulas
Dan Kalman*, The Mathematical Association of America
(918651368)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
NAM Business Meeting

Saturday January 11, 1997, 10:10 a.m.10:40 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
The Groebner basis algorithm and propositional proof systems
Russell Impagliazzo*, University of California, San Diego

Saturday January 11, 1997, 10:50 a.m.11:20 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Nonconvergence for sparse random graphs
Monica McArthur*, University of California, Los Angeles

Saturday January 11, 1997, 11:10 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA Business Meeting

Saturday January 11, 1997, 11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture
Independent Partitons and Independent Set Numbers of Matroids
Carolyn R. Mahoney*, California State University, San Marcos/MSRI
(918001507)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Spectral Geometry for Noncompact Manifolds, III
Organizers:
Leonid Friedlander, University of Arizona friedlan@math.arizona.edu
Mikhail A. Shubin, Northeastern University shubin@neu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Analytic Torsion and Topology of Diffeomorphism Groups
John W Lott*, University of Michigan
(91858152)

1:40 p.m.
Relative $L_2$torsion for manifolds with boundary.
Dan Burghelea*, Ohio State University
Leonid Friedlander, University of Arizona
Thomas Kappeler, Ohio State University
(918581008)

2:20 p.m.
Appoximating Von Neumann invariants of covering spaces.
Varghese Mathai*, University of Adelaide
(91858128)

3:00 p.m.
The cohomology of the remote fiber of a real polynomial map.
Maxim Braverman*, Ohio State University
Alexander Braverman, TelAviv University
(91858833)

3:40 p.m.
Multiplicative Index Theorem
Jerome Kaminker*, IUPUI
(918581313)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.4:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, IV
Organizers:
Paul G. Goerss, University of Washington pgoerss@math.washington.edu
James P. Lin, University of California, San Diego jimlin@euclid.ucsd.edu

1:00 p.m.
Complex oriented cohomology theories and the language of stacks
Michael J Hopkins*,
(91855749)

1:50 p.m.
Periodic complex oriented homology of groups from cohomology
J.P.C. Greenlees, Sheffield University
H. Sadofsky*, University of Oregon
(91855262)

2:20 p.m.
The Adams $E_{2}$term, up to $F$isomorphism
John H. Palmieri*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(91855190)

2:50 p.m.
Localization of Model Categories
Philip S. Hirschhorn*, Wellesley College
(91855237)

3:20 p.m.
Phantom maps and a generalized Milnor sequence
J. Daniel Christensen*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(91855232)

3:50 p.m.
Cobordism of Real manifolds
Po Hu*, The University of Michigan
(91855522)

4:20 p.m.
Modules over 1 connected homology theories.
Wojciech Chacholski*, The University of Michigan
(91855544)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analysis, Diffusions and PDEs on Fractals, III
Organizers:
Jun Kigami, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan kigami@math.h.kyotou.ac.jp
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu

1:00 p.m.
On an Eigenvalue Problem for $\frac {d^2}{dx^2}$ on $[0,1]$from a Fractal Point of View
Tadashi Shima*, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University
(91834527)

1:30 p.m.
The LaPlace Equation and Diffusion Limited Aggregation
Benoit B. Mandelbrot*, Yale University
(918601493)

2:00 p.m.
Generalized Minkowski content, spectrum of fractal drums, fractal strings and the Riemann Zetafunction
Christina Q. He*, University of California, Riverside
Michel Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
(918351211)

2:30 p.m.
Complex dimensions of fractal strings and oscillatory phenomena
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of California, Riverside
Machiel van Frankenhuysen, IHES, France
(91835537)

3:00 p.m.
Zetafunctions and explicit formulas for the geometry and the spectrum of fractal strings
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Machiel van Frankenhuysen*, IHES, France
(91835539)

3:30 p.m.
Sharp Estimates for Dirichlet Eigenfunctions in Nonsmooth Domains
Rodrigo Ba\~nuelos*, Purdue University
(918351208)

4:00 p.m.
Snowflake Harmonics and Computer Graphics: Numerical computation of spectra on fractal drums
Michel L Lapidus,
John W Neuberger,
Robert J Renka,
Cheryl A Griffith*,
(918351133)

4:30 p.m.
Limit Sets of Hyperbolic Branching Brownian Motion
Steven P Lalley*, Purdue University
Thomas Sellke,
(918601247)

5:00 p.m.
Sharp bounds for ground state eigenfunctions on domains with horns and cusps
Arthur J. Lindeman, II, Purdue University
Michael M.H. Pang*, University of Missouri
Zhongxin Zhao, University of Missouri
(91847258)

5:30 p.m.
Quantum Fractals in Boxes
Michael V. Berry*, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
(918811587)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Partially Ordered Sets, III
Organizers:
Henry A. Kierstead, Arizona State University kierstead@math.la.asu.edu
William T. Trotter, Arizona State University trotter@asu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Minimal 2dimensional extensions of posets
Stefan Felsner*, Freie Universitaet Berlin
Klaus Reuter, Universitaet Hamburg
(918061148)

1:30 p.m.
Games of Chaines and Cutsets in the Boolean Lattice
Shahriar Shahriari*,
Rebecca Gutterman,
(918061285)

2:00 p.m.
The Semiantichain Conjecture and optimization in product structures
Douglas B West*,
(918061082)

2:30 p.m.
Graph theory and the dimension of ordered sets
H. A. Kierstead*, Arizona State University
(918061252)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Wavelets, MultiWavelets and Their Application, III
Organizers:
EnBing Lin, University of Toledo elin@math.utoledo.edu
Akram Aldroubi, National Institute of Health aldroubi@helix.nih.gov

1:00 p.m.
Wavelets, Multiwavelets, and their Applications
Gilbert Strang*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(918411002)

1:30 p.m.
Compactly supported, biorthogonal multiwavelets.
Douglas P Hardin*,
Jeffrey A Marasovich,
(918411032)

2:00 p.m.
Inductive limit Riesz bases and oblique multiwavelets
Akram Aldroubi*, National Institutes of Health
(91841802)

2:30 p.m.
Accuracy of Lattice Translates of Multiple Multidimensional Refinable Distributions
Carlos Cabrelli, Universidad de Buenos Aires
Christopher Heil*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ursula Moler, Universidad de Buenos Aires
(9184121)

3:00 p.m.
Stability of Scaling Vectors
Gerlind B Plonka*, Fachbereich Mathematik, Universit\"at Rostock
(91842194)

3:30 p.m.
Biorthogonal Multiwavelets
Vasily V Strela*, University of South Carolina
(91841397)

4:00 p.m.
Vectorvalued wavelets and multiwavelets
XiangGen Xia*, University Delaware
(91841624)

4:30 p.m.
Multiwavelet Construction via the Lifting Scheme
Geoffrey M. Davis*, Dartmouth College
Wim Sweldens,
(918411156)

5:00 p.m.
On Linearly Independent Property of Scaling Vectors
Jianzhong Wang*, Sam Houston State University
(91841188)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Combinatorics, III
Organizers:
Adriano M. Garsia, University of California, San Diego
Jeffrey B. Remmel, University of California, San Diego jremmell@ucsd.edu

1:00 p.m.
Plethystic Formulas and positivity for $q,t$Kotka Coefficients
Adriano Garsia*, University of California, San Diego
(91805693)

1:30 p.m.
Plethystically Parameterized Macdonald Polynomials
Glenn P Tesler*, University of Calif., San Diego
(91805863)

2:00 p.m.
Inverting the Frobenius map
Sergey Fomin*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
JeanYves Thibon, Universit\'e de MarnelaVall\'ee
(918051198)

2:30 p.m.
A cyclage poset structure on LittlewoodRichardson tableaux
Mark M Shimozono*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Anatol N Kirillov, CRM, Universite de Montreal
(91805492)

3:00 p.m.
Modular representations of Hecke algebras and solvable lattice models.
Omar Foda, The University of Melbourne
Bernard Leclerc, Universit\'e de Caen
Masato Okado, Osaka University
JeanYves Thibon*, Universit\'e de MarnelaVall\'ee
Trevor A. Welsh, The University of Melbourne
(918051428)

3:30 p.m.
Rational function identities, characters, and posets
Curtis Greene*, Haverford College
(918051342)

4:00 p.m.
The Enumeration of Fully Commutative Elements of Coxeter Groups
John R Stembridge*, University of Michigan
(91805495)

4:30 p.m.
Two extensions of Eulerian numbers.
Ira M. Gessel*, Brandeis University
(91805588)

5:00 p.m.
A Pieri Rule for Shifted Schur Functions.
Alexander I. Molev, Centre for Math. and its Appl., School of Mathematical Sciences
Bruce E. Sagan*, Michigan State University
(918051468)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Developments in C*Algebras and Operator Spaces, III
Organizers:
Hauxin Lin, University of Oregon hlin@bright.uoregon.edu
ZhongJin Ruan, University of Illinois
S. Zhang,

1:00 p.m.
A new invariant in the Ktheory of C*algebras
Lawrence G. Brown*, Purdue University
Gert K. Pedersen, University of Copenhagen
(918461242)

1:30 p.m.
Nonstable $K$Theory and Extremally Rich $C^*$Algebras.
Lawrence G. Brown, Purdue University, West Lafayette
Gert K. Pedersen*, University of Copenhagen
(91846247)

2:00 p.m.
On the Classification of certain C*algebras
Guihua Gong*, University of Puerto Rico
(91846825)

2:30 p.m.
Semigroup crossed products and number theory
Jane Arledge, Arizona State University
Marcelo Laca, University of Newcastle, Australia
Iain Raeburn*, University of Newcastle, Australia
(91846681)

3:00 p.m.
Separative cancellation for projections in C*algebras of real rank zero.
K. R. Goodearl*, University of California at Santa Barbara
(91846222)

3:30 p.m.
Certain C*algebras related to free product groups
Wojciech Szymanski*, The University of Newcastle
Shuang Zhang, University of Cincinnati
(91846349)

4:00 p.m.
Poisson transforms on some $C^*$algebras generated by isometries
Gelu F. Popescu*, University of Texas at San Antonio
(91846718)

4:30 p.m.
Lowdimensional matrix analysis
John A. Holbrook*, University of Guelph
(9184756)

5:00 p.m.
Analytic Structure of Certain Transformation Group C*algebras
Qing Lin*, University of Victoria and Chinese Academy of Science
(918471473)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part B
Calculus connections: A multimedia adventure.
Organizers:
Douglas Quinney, University of Keele

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part B
The geometry of multivariable calculus.
Organizers:
Yves Nievergelt, Eastern Washington University

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.4:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Operator Theory and Calculus of Variations

1:00 p.m.
The Maximal Ideal Space of the Semicrossed Product of the Disk Algebra
Dale R. Buske*, Iowa State University
(91847849)

1:15 p.m.
The Resolvents of Operators Dependent on Parameters
Min MH He*, Kent State UniversityTrumbull Campus
(91847450)

1:30 p.m.
Representations of $H^\infty ({\Bbb D}^N)$
George R. Exner,
Young Soo Jo,
Il Bong Jung*,
(91847223)

1:45 p.m.
Approximation theorems and fixed point theorem for condensing composite of multifunctions
TzuChu Lin*, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Sehie Park, Seoul National University
(91847935)

2:00 p.m.
A generalization of hypercyclicity
Vivien G Miller*, Mississippi State University
(91847461)

2:15 p.m.
On the invariant subspace problem for hyponormal operators
Vasile Lauric*, Texas A \& M University
(91847854)

2:30 p.m.
Quantitative Simultaneous Representation Formulas For $(C_0)$ Operator Semigroups.
Mi Zhou*, University of Memphis
(91847908)

2:45 p.m.
Isometric equivalence of composition operators
James E. Jamison*, University of Memphis
William Horner, University of Southern Mississippi
(918471181)

3:00 p.m.
Pseudospectral Legendrebased optimal solution of nonlinear variational problems
Gamal N. Elnagar*, University of South Carolina, Spartanburg
(918491501)

3:15 p.m.
Finding almost common fixed points of measurable families of operators
Dan Butnariu*, University of Texas, Arlington
(91849918)

3:30 p.m.
General constrained calculus of variations problems involving PDEs
John Gregory*, Southern Illinois University
Kathleen PericakSpector, Southern Illinois University
(91849919)

3:45 p.m.
Fluid Cluster Regularity
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
(91849401)

4:00 p.m.
Characterization of "principle of convergence of energy" of integral functionals by means of their integrands. Young measure approach.
Mikhail Andreevich Sychev*, SISSA, Italy
(91849406)

4:15 p.m.
$H^{\infty}$ boundary control of parabolic systems with sampled state information
Mingqing Xiao*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Tamer Ba\c{s}ar, University of Illinois
(918491028)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.2:40 p.m.
AMS Session on History of Mathematics

1:00 p.m.
From Euler's hidden lemmas to Stokes's infinitely slow convergence
Mark McKinzie*, University of WisconsinMadison
(918011114)

1:15 p.m.
The History of a Mathematics Department at an American Liberal Arts College
Peter D Schumer*,
(91801293)

1:30 p.m.
Cauchy and partial differential equations
John A. Synowiec*, Indiana University, Northwest
(91801921)

1:45 p.m.
A Brief History of the Sadlierian Chair
James J. Tattersall*, Providence College
(91801510)

2:00 p.m.
The Blossoming of the American Mathematical Research Community, 19001996: A Genealogy Project.
Steve Butcher,
Harry B. Coonce*,
(9180169)

2:15 p.m.
Arithmetization of algebra
Ahlam ElHage Tannouri*, Morgan State University
Al Karaji, Morgan State University
Al Samawal, Morgan State University
(918011479)

2:30 p.m.
The History of Mathematics in Colombia
Sanchez Clara Helena*, Universidad Nacional  Colombia
(91801273)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Interdisciplinary CoursesIntegrating Mathematics and Other Disciplines
Organizers:
Agnes M. Rash, St. Joseph's University arash@sju.edu
Sandra Fillebrown, St. Joseph's University sfillebr@sju.edu

1:00 p.m.
Quantitative Reasoning Across the Disciplines: Interdisciplinary Courses
John M Quinn*,
Frank A Cerreto,
Charles W Herlands,
(918C1560)

1:15 p.m.
Mathematics in a Learning Community
Scott A. Smith*, Columbia College (SC)
(918C1954)

1:30 p.m.
Music, Mathematics, and Cryptology
Craig M. Johnson*, Marywood College
(918C1519)

1:45 p.m.
Mathematics and Models in Music
Alexandra Kurepa*, North Carolina A&T State University
Rodney A Waschka, North Carolina State University
(918C11146)

2:00 p.m.
A Business Calculus and Principles of Accounting I Learning Community
Joanne D. Kossegi*, SUNY at Oswego
Joan Carroll, SUNY at Oswego
(918C1470)

2:15 p.m.
Integrating Mathematical Statistics Into The Occupational Therapy Curriculum
Laurie J Sawyer, Ph.D.*,
William R Croninger, OTR/L,
(918C1400)

2:30 p.m.
Teaching Undergraduates to Consult in Applied Mathematics
Philip E. Luft*, Salisbury State University
(918C1332)

2:45 p.m.
Mathematical Models in Chemistry  An Interdisciplinary Approach
Agnes M. Rash*, St. Joseph's University
(918C1776)

3:00 p.m.
Mathematics and Biology: An Interdisciplinary GER Course
Sandra Fillebrown*, St. Joseph's University
(918C1267)

3:15 p.m.
Life Sciences Laboratories for Calculus and Differential Equations
James L. Cornette*, Iowa State Universtiy
(918C1366)

3:30 p.m.
An Integrated Mathematics/Biology Course for a Freshman Honors Class
David R Stone*, Georgia Southern University
William S Irby, Georgia Southern University
(918C11195)

3:45 p.m.
A Coordinated Introduction to Mechanics and Calculus
Laurie Fathe, Occidental College
Michael A McDonald, Occidental College
Jennifer J Quinn*, Occidental College
George Schmiedeshoff, Occidental College
(918C1556)

4:00 p.m.
A course integrating calculus and physics
Martin A Jackson*,
(918C11080)

4:15 p.m.
Interdisciplinary Course in Fourier Optics
James S. Walker*, UWEau Claire
(918C1506)

4:30 p.m.
An Integrated PreEngineering Curriculum
Phillip L. Zenor*, Auburn University
Jack W. Rogers, Jr., Auburn University
(918C11224)

4:45 p.m.
Ground Spill Diffusion and Convection: An Interdisciplinary Lively Applications Project Linking Math and Engineering
Joseph D. Myers*, United States Military Academy
Eric B. Zimmerman, United States Military Academy
(918C1289)

5:00 p.m.
Multidisciplinary Course in Nonlinear Dynamics
Neil Fleishon,
Jean Marie McDill*, Calif. Polytechnic State Univ.
Kent Morrison,
Rod Schoonover,
John P. Sharpe,
Nilgun Sungar,
(918C1904)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Environmental MathematicsGetting It into the Curriculum, III
Organizers:
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University
Patricia Kenschaft, Montclair State University

1:00 p.m.
The Price of Power
Christopher Schaufele,
Nancy Zumoff*, Kennesaw State University
(918D1580)

1:20 p.m.
Mathematics in the Natural Environment
Delene Perley*, Walsh University
(918D1578)

1:40 p.m.
When Oil Hits Water
Donald E. Miller,
Joanne E. Snow*, Saint Mary's College
(918D1564)

2:00 p.m.
How to Capture their Interest? Model with RealWorld Data
Iris B. Fetta*, Clemson University
(918D1593)

2:20 p.m.
Age Structured Population Models
William D. Stone*, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
(918D1583)

2:40 p.m.
Applications of the Poisson Distribution in Environmental Areas
H.T. (Pete) Hayslett, Jr.*, Colby College
(918D1565)

3:00 p.m.
Population Size of the Northern Spotted Owl
Bob Fray*, Furman University
(918D1567)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Development Programs That Work, II
Organizers:
Mercedes McGowen, William Rainey Harper College
Jacqueline B. GilesGiron, Houston Community College

1:00 p.m.
Implementing Change at your Pace
James T. Sandefur*, Georgetown University
(918J11162)

1:20 p.m.
Distance Learning: Perceptions of Algebra I Teachers
Connie H. Yarema*, Northeast Louisiana University
(918J1433)

1:40 p.m.
Helping Students Who Have Not Succeeded in Mathematics Overcome Their Difficulties in Learning Mathematics
Leona L. Mirza*, North Park College
(918J11160)

2:00 p.m.
A More Personal Approach to Developmental Mathematics
Cathleen Maria Zucco*, University of North Florida
(918J1798)

2:20 p.m.
Promoting Excellence in College Algebra through Workshops based on Collaborative Learning.
A. Bathi Kasturiarachi*, Kent State University
(918J11090)

2:40 p.m.
Using manipulatives in developmental algebra
Amelia S. Kinard*, Columbia College
(918J1956)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Assessment for Better Learning: Assessing Teaching and Learning in a Climate of Change, II
Organizers:
Bonnie Gold, Wabash College
Annalisa Crannell, Franklin \& Marshall College
Ahmed Zayed, University of Central Florida

1:00 p.m.
Evaluation of mathematics teaching for shortterm improvement
Vincent P. Schielack*, Texas A\&M Univesity
(918M11430)

1:15 p.m.
The Air Force Academy Teacher Observation ProgramAn Evolution Spanning 30 Years
Daniel W Litwhiler*, USAF Academy, CO
Steven M Hadfield, USAF Academy, CO
Keith Bergeron, USAF Academy, CO
(918M11029)

1:30 p.m.
Continuous Assessment
Jack Bookman*, Duke University
David A Smith, Duke University
(918M11199)

1:45 p.m.
Quality Tools in the Classroom
Ellen Clay*, Stockton State College
(918M11339)

2:00 p.m.
Alternative Assessment for Student and Teacher Empowerment.
Nkechi M Agwu*, BMCC, CUNY
(918M1796)

2:15 p.m.
Assessing Teaching and Learning with Portfolios
Deborah A. Crocker*, Appalachian State University
(918M1820)

2:30 p.m.
Using Student Writings and Cognitive Maps for Assessment of Understandings in Intuitive Geometry for PreService Elementary School Teachers
Barbara J. Pence*, San Jose State Univ
(918M1983)

2:45 p.m.
Journal Writing: An Assessment for Learning and Teaching.
Cathy Liebars*, College of New Jersey
(918M11457)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
AMS Committee on EducationAMS Committee on the ProfessionYoung Mathematicians Network Panel Discussion
Continuing professional development.
Moderators:
Curtis Bennett, Bowling Green State University
Panelists:
Steve Krantz, Washington University at St. Louis
Walter Michaelis, University of New Orleans
Stan Wagon, Macalester College
Susan Williams, University of Southern Alabama

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Advanced placement statistics.
Organizers:
Ann Watkins, California State University, Northridge
Panelists:
Duane Hinders, Gunn High School
Rosemary Roberts, Bowdoin College
Richard L. Schaeffer, University of Florida

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
MAAYoung Mathematicians Network Panel Discussion
Teaching precollege mathematics.
Moderators:
Kevin Charlwood, Saint Leo College
Panelists:
Susan L. Addington, California State University at San Bernardino
Gregory P.B. Dresden, University of Texas at Austin
Linda P. Rosen, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Presentation and Panel Discussion
Scientific visualization in undergraduate mathematical sciences education.
Organizers:
Lee Zia, National Science Foundation
Panelists:
Bev Baartmans, Michigan Technological University
Thomas Banchoff, Brown University
James King, University of Washington, Seattle
Joan FerriniMundy, MSEB and University of New Hampshire

Saturday January 11, 1997, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences Presentation
Fall 1995 CBMS survey results including data on reform calculus.
Presenters:
Donald C. Rung, Pennsylvania State University

Saturday January 11, 1997, 2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
AMS Committe on Science PolicyJoint Policy Board for Mathematics Workshop
Meeting with members of Congress.
Presenters:
Lisa A. Thompson, JPBM
Samuel A. Rankin, III, AMS

Saturday January 11, 1997, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Resolution of singularities.
Edward Bierstone*, University of Toronto

Saturday January 11, 1997, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Presentation
Art, literature, music, and mathematics: Degrees of similarities.
Moderators:
Alvin White, Harvey Mudd College
Presenters:
Leonard Gillman, University of Texas, Austin
JoAnne Growney, Bloomsburg State University
Annalisa Crannell, Franklin and Marshall College

Saturday January 11, 1997, 3:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Needed Connections: Preparation of Teachers K12, II
Organizers:
Mary M. Lindquist, Columbus College
Patrick Collier, University of WisconsinOshkosh
Albert Otto, Illinois State University

3:00 p.m.
Introduction

3:05 p.m.
NSA's Mathematics Education Partnership Program: Connecting Teachers with Reform
John R Pettit, National Security Agency
Bradley E Garner*, National Security Agency
(918E1360)

3:20 p.m.
A Model for Working with Secondary Teachers to Reform Mathematics Instruction
William O. Martin*, North Dakota State University
(918E11337)

3:35 p.m.
A Fellowship of Future Mathematics and Science Teachers
Vincent P. Schielack*, Texas A\&M Univesity
(918E11431)

3:50 p.m.
A School/University Partnership: A New Program Connecting the Initial Preparation and Continued Professional Development of K8 Teachers
Patricia M. Baggett*, New Mexico State University
Andrzej Ehrenfeucht, University of Colorado
Karin Matray, Las Cruces Teachers' Center
(918E11510)

4:05 p.m.
Connecting a community college and a university in the preparation of elementary teachers
Karen T. Sharp*, Mott Community College
(918E11086)

4:20 p.m.
The Elementary Teacher in the University Classroom: A direct approach to the examining the relevance of the mathematics preparation of elementary teachers
Andy R Magid*, University of Oklahoma
Cecilia Cumby, Norman Public Schools
(918E1549)

4:35 p.m.
Inquirybased learning in Calculus
Heather A. Hulett*,
(918E1940)

4:50 p.m.
Mathematicians and Mathematics Educators Unite to Prepare Students for Secondary Teaching at UCLA.
Susie W. Hakansson*, University of California, Los Angeles
(918E1661)

5:05 p.m.
Collaborating to Encourage Teaching as a Profession
Howard Sherwood*, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816
Joby M Anthony, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816
Douglas K Brumbaugh, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 32816
(918E1899)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovations in Courses Before Calculus: Implementing the Crossroads Standards, II
Organizers:
Ray E. Collings, Dekalb College, Central Campus
Janet Ray, Seattle Central Community College

3:00 p.m.
Approximating the Sine and Cosine Functions
Sheldon P Gordon*, Suffolk Community College
(918I1851)

3:15 p.m.
Algebra, Trigonometry, and Mathematica
Barry Brunson*, Western Kentucky University
(918I11469)

3:30 p.m.
Using CBL Systems and the Web in Introductory College Courses
Linda H Boyd*, DeKalb College
(918I11380)

3:45 p.m.
Increasing Student Understanding By Writing Analogies
Stephen Brown*, Olivet Nazarene University
(918I11385)

4:00 p.m.
Technology, Explorations, and Modeling in Elementary Algebra
Elaine Hubbard*, Kennesaw State University
(918I11386)

4:15 p.m.
General Mathematics: Problem Solving Strategies
Thomas J. Klein*, Morehead State University
(918I11467)

4:30 p.m.
ReformBased College Algebra
Tena L. Golding*, Southeastern Louisiana University
(918I11389)

4:45 p.m.
Applications Anchor Mathematics
John C. Peterson*, Chattanooga State Technical Community College
William J. Wagner,
(918I11404)

5:00 p.m.
Teaching College Algebra with the TI83: Students Asking For More Challenges in Class
Zacchaeus K. Oguntebi*, DeKalb College
(918I11466)

5:15 p.m.
Using Systems Dynamics to Integrate the Principal MathematicalTopics in an Intermediate Algebra Course
Scott R. Herriott*, Maharishi University of Management
(918I11391)

5:30 p.m.
Lessons From a Precalculus Project
Carl Swenson*, Seattle University
(918I11392)

Saturday January 11, 1997, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#12: Part B
Teaching differential equations using a dynamical systems perspective.
Organizers:
Robert Devaney, Boston University
Paul Blanchard, Boston University

Saturday January 11, 1997, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part B
Active and interactive teaching techniques for the mathematics classroom.
Organizers:
Phyllis Z. Chinn, Humboldt State University
Dale Oliver, Humboldt State University

Saturday January 11, 1997, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#19: Part B
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Joseph Gallian, University of Minnesota at Duluth
Aparna Higgins, University of Dayton

Saturday January 11, 1997, 4:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
MAA Presentation
Report on ICME8.
Organizers:
Jerry P. Becker, Southern Illinois University
Jerry P. Becker, Southern Illinois University
Presenters:
Joanne Rossi Becker, San Jose State University
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia
Lynnell S. Matthews, Howard Community College
Mark Saul, Bronxville Schools

Saturday January 11, 1997, 4:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
MAA Presentation
Impact of information technology on undergraduate mathematical sciences education.
Organizers:
Lee Zia, National Science Foundation
Presenters:
Tom Banchoff, Brown University
Dennis DeTurck, University of Pennsylvania
Cynthia Sanner, Brooks Cole Publishing
Frank Wattenberg, Carroll College

Saturday January 11, 1997, 6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS Banquet

Saturday January 11, 1997, 9:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
MAA Concert
Chopin sonata for piano and cello.
Presenters:
Leonard Gillman, piano
Louis Rowen, cello
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