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Joint Mathematics Meetings
New Orleans, LA, January 10-13, 2001
Meeting #962
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner , AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
James J Tattersall , MAA tat@providence.edu
Thursday January 11, 2001
Thursday January 11, 2001, 7:00 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Employment Center
Distribution of schedules, scheduled interviews, and interview center (see article for specific hours).
Thursday January 11, 2001, 7:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m. Committee on MAA/Department Liaisons Breakfast
Thursday January 11, 2001, 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Joint Meetings Registration
Thursday January 11, 2001, 7:55 a.m.-11:55 a.m. MAA Session on Redefining What a Modern ``College Algebra" Experience Means, II
Organizers: Sheldon P. Gordon , SUNY at Farmingdale gordonsp@farmingdale.edu
Florence S. Gordon , New York Institute of Technology
Arlene H. Kleinstein , SUNY at Farmingdale
Mary Robinson , University of New Mexico, Valencia
Linda H. Boyd , Georgia Perimeter College
Barbara A. Jur , Macomb Community College
7:55 a.m.
Introductory remarks.
8:00 a.m.
Three Versions of College Algebra at Portland Community College.
Jerry R Kissick* , Portland Community College
(962-D1-608)
8:15 a.m.
In-Class Collaborative Learning for a 60-student "College Algebra" Class for Business Students.
Sarah-Marie Belcastro* , University of Northern Iowa
(962-D1-288)
8:30 a.m.
Integrating Projects Into the College Algebra Curriculum.
Jay A Malmstrom* , Oklahoma City Community College
Chris Chris Oehrlein , Oklahoma City Community College
(962-D1-318)
8:45 a.m.
A Precalculus Technology Course with Mathematica.
Barry Cherkas* , Hunter College (CUNY)
(962-D1-269)
9:00 a.m.
Computer Algebra Systems and Pedagogically Unsound Automated Procedures.
Michael J. Bosse' , Delaware State University
N. R. Nandakumar* , Delaware State University
(962-D1-449)
9:15 a.m.
Putting "College" back into College Algebra.
Michelle R DeDeo* , University of North Florida
(962-D1-218)
9:30 a.m.
Revitilizing Precalculus Using Problem-Based Learning.
Sonya S Stanley* , Samford University
(962-D1-599)
9:45 a.m.
Fostering Active Engagement and Learning in College Algebra courses through Writing, Collaborative Learning, and Modeling.
Harel Barzilai* , Salisbury State University
(962-D1-333)
10:00 a.m.
Enhancing College Algebra Instruction.
Hengli Jiao* , Jackson State University
(962-D1-427)
10:15 a.m.
Mathematical Literacy in the 21st Century: A Comparison of Student Learning in Contemporary and Traditional College Algebra Courses.
Christine L Ebert* , University of Delaware
Patrick Mwerinde , University of Delaware
(962-D1-583)
10:30 a.m.
Precalculus with Parallel Review.
Rafael Martinez-Planell* , University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
Darrell Hajek , University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
Daniel McGee , University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
Sarah E Torres-Ruiz , Interamerican University
(962-D1-232)
10:45 a.m.
Taking Variables Seriously.
Aaron G Montgomery* , Central Washington University
(962-D1-243)
11:00 a.m.
Cryptography as a Theme in a Course on Functions (Preliminary Report).
Aaron T Ekstrom* , Alfred University
Jennifer C Smith , University of Arizona
(962-D1-533)
11:15 a.m.
43.095 General Mathematics - Symbolic Manipulation and More.
Sarah L Mabrouk* , Framingham State College
(962-D1-620)
11:30 a.m.
College Algebra {it\ within} Calculus!
Donovan H Van Osdol* , University of New Hampshire
(962-D1-128)
11:45 a.m.
Politics, Placement, Peer Study and Performance in College Algebra.
Paul Chacon* , University of Southern Colorado
Tamara Watkins , University of Southern Colorado
(962-D1-569)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS-MAA-MER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III
Organizers: Naomi Fisher , University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
William H. Barker , Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona , University of Texas at Austin
Kenneth C. Millett , University of California, Santa Barbara
8:00 a.m.
The Mathematical Preparation of Teachers: Issues for Mathematics Departments.
Joan Ferrini-Mundy* , Michigan State University
(962-97-1346)
8:30 a.m.
Are students learning the necessary concepts of calculus? A comparative study of Japanese and American High School Students.
Thomas W Judson* , University of Portland
Toshiyuki Nishimori , Hokkaido University
(962-97-194)
9:00 a.m.
Ten Years of Calculus Renewal: A report on evaluation efforts and national impact.
Susan L Ganter* , Clemson University
(962-97-1165)
9:30 a.m.
CAMP/CTFMS Mathematics Teaching Internships.
Kenneth C Millett* , UCSB
(962-97-1263)
10:00 a.m.
Project ENACT: An MAA program to increase the number of Native American mathematics teachers.
Robert E. Megginson* , University of Michigan
(962-97-1021)
10:30 a.m.
UCLA Teacher Preparation Program in Mathematics.
Philip C Curtis, Jr.* , UCLA
(962-97-1261)
11:00 a.m.
Mathematically enabling students in the Boston Public Schools.
Maurice E Gilmore* , Northeastern University
(962-97-1302)
11:30 a.m.
Some Programs that Promote Mathematics Teaching Careers.
Kenneth C Millett* , UCSB
(962-97-1265)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, III
Organizers: Stephen G. Brick , University of South Alabama ggg@math.usouthal.edu
Igor Mineyev , University of South Alabama
Jon M. Corson , University of Alabama
Martin R. Bridson , Mathematical Institute, Oxford
Philip L. Bowers , Florida State University
8:00 a.m.
Plane Polynomial Crystallographic Groups.
Karel Dekimpe* , Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Campus Kortrijk
(962-20-652)
8:30 a.m.
Developments in coset enumeration.
George Havas* , The University of Queensland
Colin Ramsay , The University of Queensland
(962-20-856)
9:00 a.m.
An algorithm to detect a nonpositively-curved metric simplical complex.
Jon McCammond* , Texas A\&M University
Murray Elder , Texas A\&M University
(962-20-787)
9:30 a.m.
Subgroup structure of word-hyperbolic groups.
Ilya Kapovich* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Richard Weidmann , Ruhr-Universitat at Bochum
(962-20-866)
10:00 a.m.
Graph products and Cannon pairs.
Joseph Loeffler* , The College of New Jersey
John Meier , Lafayette College
James Worthington , Binghamton University
(962-20-1198)
10:30 a.m.
The Geometry of the space of semi-labelled binary trees, and an application to computational biology.
Louis Billera , cornell university
Susan Holmes* , statistics, stanford
Karen Vogtmann , cornell
(962-92-743)
11:00 a.m.
Subgroup separability in tree groups and other graph groups.
Tim Hsu* , Pomona College
Daniel T. Wise , Brandeis University
(962-20-1058)
11:30 a.m.
Non-amenable finitely presented groups without free subgroups.
Alexander Olshanskii , Vanderbilt University, Moscow State University
Mark Sapir* , Vanderbilt University
(962-20-859)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. AMS Special Session on Model Theory, I
Organizers: Steven A. Buechler , University of Notre Dame buechler.1@nd.edu
Sergei Starchenko , University of Notre Dame starchenko.1@nd.edu
8:00 a.m.
Some Model Theory of Compact Complex Spaces.
Rahim N Moosa* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(962-03-1022)
8:30 a.m.
Classifying minimal groups in separably closed fields.
Elisabeth Bouscaren* , CNRS - University Paris 7
Francoise Delon , CNRS - University Paris 7
(962-03-706)
9:20 a.m.
On a result of Rosenlicht.
Wai Yan Pong* , Univerisity of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
(962-12-1157)
9:50 a.m.
Homogeneity of locally modular geometry.
Byunghan Kim* , MIT, Cambridge, MA
(962-03-888)
10:20 a.m.
Real-closed analytic proper subfields of the reals have Hausdorff dimension zero.
Gerald A Edgar , The Ohio State University
Chris Miller* , The Ohio State University
(962-03-1015)
10:50 a.m.
When flat covers of pure-injective modules are pure-injective.
Philipp S Rothmaler* , Wesleyan University
(962-16-1321)
11:20 a.m.
Galois groups of first order theories.
Anand Pillay* , Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(962-03-1253)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Representation Theory of Finite and Algebraic Groups, II
Organizers: Zongzhu Lin , Kansas State University zlin@math.ksu.edu
Daniel K. Nakano , Utah State University nakano@sunfs.math.usu.edu
Cornelius Pillen , University of South Alabama pillen@mathstat.usouthal.edu
8:00 a.m.
Decomposing Tensor Products by Counting Polytopes.
Jared E Anderson* , University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(962-22-820)
8:30 a.m.
Low-dimensional representations of $Sp_{2n}(q)$ and $SU_{n}(q)$ in cross-characteristic.
Robert M. Guralnick , University of Southern California
Kay Magaard , Wayne State University
Jan Saxl , University of Cambridge
Pham Huu Tiep* , University of Florida
(962-20-566)
9:00 a.m.
The Ext$^1$ quiver for completely splittable modules of the symmetric group.
David J Hemmer* , University of Chicago
(962-20-360)
9:30 a.m.
The Case for the Modular {F}robenius Symbol.
Ben Ford* , Sonoma State University
(962-20-1298)
10:00 a.m.
Representations of the supergroup Q(n).
Jonathan W Brundan* , University of Oregon
(962-20-880)
10:30 a.m.
The symmetric group in the search for more general weight conjectures.
Harald E Ellers* , Northern Illinois University
(962-20-1305)
11:00 a.m.
New results on representations of double covers of symmetric groups.
Alexander S Kleshchev* , University of Oregon
(962-20-196)
11:30 a.m.
Representations on extraspecial groups applied to the classification of quasithin groups.
Stephen D Smith* , U. Illinois-Chicago
(962-20-72)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Integrals and Series throughout Mathematics, III
Organizers: Victor H. Moll , Tulane University vhm@math.tulane.edu
George Boros , University of New Orleans gboros@math.uno.edu
8:00 a.m.
New classes of exact definite integrals derivable from Laplace transform methods.
Pedro M Jordan* , Naval Research Laboratory
Pratap Puri , University of New Orleans
George Boros , University of New Orleans
(962-44-716)
8:30 a.m.
Asymptotic formulas for two continued fractions in Ramanujan's lost notebook.
Jaebum Sohn* , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bruce C Berndt , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
(962-11-853)
9:00 a.m.
A Tauberian Style Theorem for Two-Dimensional Walsh Series.
Douglas S Daniel* , Wake Forest University
(962-42-1349)
9:30 a.m.
Matrix Transformations: From Absolutely Convergent Series To Convergent Sequences.
Jinlu Li* , Shawnee State University
(962-40-1254)
10:00 a.m.
Automatic generation of enumerating series for Wilf classes.
Mohamud G Mohammed* , Temple University
Doron Zeilberger , Temple University
(962-05-205)
10:30 a.m.
Multiple zeta series via box splines.
Karl Dilcher , Dalhousie University
Kirk Haller* , Dalhousie University
(962-11-301)
11:00 a.m.
Multiple harmonic sums and quasi-symmetric functions.
Michael E. Hoffman* , U.S. Naval Academy
(962-16-286)
11:30 a.m.
A new formula for Ramanujan's tau function.
Stephen C Milne* , The Ohio State University
(962-11-143)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-12:05 p.m. AMS Special Session on Asymptotic Behavior of Difference Equations with Applications, III
Organizers: Vlajko L. Kocic , Xavier University vkocic@xula.edu
Abdul-Aziz Yakubu , Howard University aziz@scs.howard.edu
Gerasimos Ladas , University of Rhode Island gladas@math.uri.edu
8:00 a.m.
Open problems and conjectures.
Gerry Ladas* , University of Rhode Island
(962-39-1308)
8:25 a.m.
Convergence of Solutions in a Nonhyperbolic Case When the Equilibrium is Positive.
Candace M Kent* , Virginia Commonwealth University
(962-37-211)
8:50 a.m.
Nonlinear Discrete-Time Pair Formation Models.
Carlos Castillo-Chavez* , Cornell University
Abdul-Aziz Yakubu , Howard University & Cornell University
(962-92-826)
9:15 a.m.
Dispersal, Disease and Discrete-Time Models.
Carlos Castillo-Chavez , Cornell University
Abdul-Aziz Yakubu* , Howard University & Cornell University
(962-92-824)
9:40 a.m.
On the Rational Difference Equation of Second Order.
Carol H Gibbons , University of Rhode Island
M. R.S. Kulenovic* , University of Rhode Island
Gerry Ladas , University of Rhode Island
(962-39-75)
10:05 a.m.
On asymptotic representation of solutions of perturbed systems of linear difference equations.
Sigrun Bodine* , University of Puget Sound
(962-39-1366)
10:30 a.m.
On A Rational Difference Equation.
Edward A Grove , University of Rhode Island
Gerasimos Ladas , University of Rhode Island
Lynn C McGrath* , University of Rhode Island
Christopher Teixeira , Rhode Island College
(962-39-663)
10:55 a.m.
On the Difference Equation $x_[n+1] = a + b x_[n-1] e^{-x_[n]}, n=0,1,2,.....$
Michael A Radin* , Univ. of Rhode Island
Hamdi El-Metwally , Univ. of Rhode Island
Edward A Grove , Univ. of Rhode Island
Gerry Ladas , Univ. of Rhode Island
Richard Levins , Harvard University
(962-39-46)
11:20 a.m.
Dynamics of a nonlinear, second order, rational difference equation.
Witold Kosmala* , Appalachian State University
Mustafa Kulenovic , Univ. of Rhode Island
Gerry Ladas , Univ. of Rhode Island
Chris Teixeira , Univ. of Rhode Island
(962-39-513)
11:45 a.m.
On the Recursive Sequence x(n+1)=(a+b(x(n))/(Bx(n)+Cx(n-1)).
Kim Cunningham , University of Rhode Island
Mustafa Kulenovic , University of Rhode Island
Gerry Ladas , University of Rhode Island
Soudabeh Valicenti* , University of Rhode Island
(962-37-108)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Function Theory, Differential Equations and Functional Equations, II
Organizers: Gary G. Gundersen , University of New Orleans ggunders@math.uno.edu
Ilpo Laine , University of Joensuu Ilpo.Laine@joensuu.fi
Enid M. Steinbart , University of New Orleans esteinba@math.uno.edu
8:00 a.m.
Potential theory of $T$-automorphic domains and entire functions of completely regular growth.
David Drasin* , Purdue University
Pietro Poggi-Corradini , Kansas State Univ., Manhattan KS
Vladamir Azarin , Bar-Ilan University, Israel
(962-31-1137)
8:30 a.m.
Hayman Directions for Meromorphic Functions.
P C Fenton , University of Otago
John F Rossi* , Virginia Tech
(962-30-629)
9:00 a.m.
On a question of Hellerstein and Rossi regarding the equation $y''+P(z)y=0$.
Yik-Man Chiang* , Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Shupei Wang , Houston, Texas
(962-34-1230)
9:30 a.m.
Holomorphic solutions of certain functional and functional differential equations.
Ludwig P Reich* , University of Graz, Austria
(962-30-675)
10:00 a.m.
Value distribution theory and some functional equations.
Katsuya Ishizaki* , NIPPON Institute of Technology
(962-30-689)
10:30 a.m.
Functional equations and spherical functions.
Henrik Stetkaer* , Aarhus University, Denmark
(962-39-705)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Operator Theory on Function Spaces, III
Organizers: Zhijian Wu , University of Alabama
Dechao Zheng , Vanderbilt University zheng@math.vanderbilt.edu
8:00 a.m.
On the $\lambda$-commutativity of Volterra operators.
Srdjan Petrovic* , Western Michigan University
Alan Lambert , University of North Carolina Charlotte
Animikh Biswas , University of North Carolina Charlotte
(962-47-1171)
8:30 a.m.
On the Invertibility of some operators on Hilbert Spaces.
Ramesh V Garimella* , Tennessee Technological University
Voldymyr Hrynkiv , Tennessee Technological University
Yung-Way Liu , Tennessee Technological University
(962-47-832)
9:00 a.m.
Properties of Weakly Compact Operators on VMOA.
Joseph A Cima* , UNC, Chapel Hill, N.C.
Alec Matheson , Lamar Univ.
(962-30-20)
9:30 a.m.
Inverses in single generated algebras.
Gabriel T Prajitura* , Bucknell University
(962-47-1077)
10:00 a.m.
Decomposability and the cyclic behavior of composition operators.
Joel H Shapiro* , Michigan State University
(962-47-784)
10:30 a.m.
Weighted composition operators between Hardy and Bloch spaces.
Sh\^{u}ichi Ohno* , Nippon Institute of Technology
(962-47-55)
11:00 a.m.
The Role of the Spectrum in the Cyclic Behavior of Composition Operators.
Eva A. Gallardo-Gutierrez* , Universidad Cadiz
Alfonso Montes-Rodriguez , Universidad de Sevilla
(962-47-501)
11:30 a.m.
Spectra of Linear Fractional Composition Operators in Several Variables.
Carl C. Cowen* , Purdue University
(962-47-626)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on PDE Models in Population Biology and Epidemiology, II
Organizers: J. M. Cushing , University of Arizona cushing@math.arizona.edu
Eric T. Funasaki , Georgia Southern University funasaki@gsu.cs.GaSoU.edu
Shandelle M. Henson , College of William and Mary henson@math.wm.edu
Anna Maria Spagnuolo , Oakland University spagnuol@oakland.edu
8:00 a.m.
Optimal Control of Boundary Habitat Hostility for Interacting Species.
Suzanne Lenhart* , University of Tennessee
(962-35-942)
8:30 a.m.
Optimal Control of a Chemotaxis System.
K. Renee Fister* , Murray State University
C. Maeve McCarthy , Murray State University
(962-35-179)
9:30 a.m.
An Existence Result for a Population Model with Constant Effort Harvesting.
Ratnasingham Shivaji* , Mississippi State University
(962-35-860)
10:00 a.m.
Diffusive logistic equations with predation terms.
Junping Shi* , College of William and Mary
(962-35-1407)
10:30 a.m.
Conditional persistence in logistic models via nonlinear diffusion.
Robert S Cantrell* , University of Miami
George C Cosner , University of Miami
(962-92-570)
11:00 a.m.
Brucellosis, Botflies, and Brainworms: the Impact of Edge Habitats on Pathogen Transmission and Species Extinction.
Robert S Cantrell , University of Miami
Chris Cosner* , University of Miami
William F Fagan , Arizona State University
(962-92-547)
11:30 a.m.
Linear conjecture for spread in cooperative models.
Bingtuan Li* , University of Utah
Hans F Weinberger , University of Minnesota
Mark A Lewis , University of Utah
(962-92-980)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Applications, II
Organizers: Ralph A. Saxton , University of New Orleans rsaxton@math.uno.edu
David H. Wagner , University of Houston wagner@math.uh.edu
Katarzyna Saxton , Loyola University saxton@loyno.edu
8:00 a.m.
Weak Shock Reflection by a Wedge and the Related Free Boundary Problems.
Suncica Canic* , University of Houston
Barbara L Keyfitz , University of HOuston
Eun-Heui Kim , University of Houston
(962-35-850)
8:30 a.m.
A free boundary problem for a quasilinear degenerate elliptic equation: weak shock reflection in the UTSD equation.
Sun\v{c}ica \v{C}ani\'{c} , University of Houston
Barbara L Keyfitz , University of Houston
Eun Heui Kim* , University of Houston
(962-35-845)
9:00 a.m.
Decay of Almost Periodic Solutions of Conservation Laws.
Hermano Frid* , Institute of Pure and Applied Mathematics-IMPA
(962-35-718)
9:30 a.m.
A Strictly Hyperbolic, Genuinely Nonlinear 2x2 System of Conservation Laws which is $L^1$-unstable.
Herbert C Kranzer* , Adelphi University
(962-35-99)
10:00 a.m.
Solitary wave interactions of the Euler-Poisson equations.
David H Sattinger* , Utah State University
Mariana Haragus , University of Bordeaux
David P Nicholls , University of Minnesota
(962-35-339)
10:30 a.m.
Global Attractors for a Degenerate Equation from Viscoelasticity.
John P Wilber* , Texas A\&M University
Stuart S Antman , University of Maryland
(962-37-61)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#4: Part A
The Global Classroom: Using the Web as an interactive learning environment.
Organizers:
Marcelle Bessman , Jacksonville University
Douglas A. Quinney , Keele University
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#7: Part B
Cwatsets: A research experience for undergraduates.
Organizers:
Gary J. Sherman , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. MAA Minicourse \#9: Part A
Making liberal arts mathematics the most important course students take to learn effective thinking.
Organizers:
Edward B. Burger , Williams College
Michael Starbird , University of Texas at Austin
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-10:25 a.m. AMS Session on Complex Variables and Potential Theory
8:00 a.m.
Counting Functional Roots.
Lawrence J Crone* , American University
(962-30-399)
8:15 a.m.
Uniqueness of Solutions to a Free Boundary Problem.
Jonathan E Huntley , Baruch College,CUNY
Nam J Moh , Queensborough Community College
David E Tepper* , Baruch College,CUNY
(962-30-104)
8:30 a.m.
Numerical computation of the Ahlfors map in multiply connected domains.
Thomas J Tegtmeyer* , Truman State University
(962-30-1099)
8:45 a.m.
Schwarz-Christoffel mapping of the annulus.
John A Pfaltzgraff* , University of North Carolina
Thomas K DeLillo , Wichita State University
Alan R Elcrat , Wichita State University
(962-30-1163)
9:00 a.m.
Density of a Class of Polynomials in the Class $S_H^0$ of Sense-Preserving Harmonic Functions, Preliminary Report.
Christopher J Morgan* , University of Kentucky
(962-30-438)
9:15 a.m.
Boxlike domains in the complex plane.
John Feroe , Vassar College
Benjamin A Lotto* , Vassar College
Charles I Steinhorn , Vassar College
(962-30-662)
9:30 a.m.
On harmonic univalent maps.
Yusuf I Abu Muhanna* , American University of Sharjah
(962-30-918)
9:45 a.m.
Parametric Versions of the Weighted Caccioppoli-type Inequalities for A-Harmonic Tensors.
Shusen Ding* , Seattle University
(962-31-282)
10:00 a.m.
Lower bounds of generalized subharmonic functions.
Alexander I Kheyfits* , Bronx Community College/CUNY
(962-31-990)
10:15 a.m.
Unbounded Convex Mappings of the Ball in $\mathbb{C}^n$.
Jerry R Muir, Jr.* , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Ted J Suffridge , University of Kentucky
(962-32-714)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations
8:00 a.m.
$L^p$ Estimates for Maxwell's Equations in Stratified Media.
Aurelia Minut* , Michigan State University
(962-35-1154)
8:15 a.m.
Numerical solution of inverse scattering problem for acoustic waves in inhomogeneous medium.
Andrzej W Kedzierawski* , SUNY Geneseo
(962-35-1161)
8:30 a.m.
The Lie Symmetries of the Vaidya Equations.
Russell L Herman* , UNC Wilmington
(962-35-1249)
8:45 a.m.
Generalized Quasilinearization Method For Semilinear Hyperbolic Problems.
V. Lakshmikantham , Florida Tech
Semen Koksal* , Florida Tech
Tenali Gnana Bhaskar , Indian Institute of Technology
(962-35-1309)
9:00 a.m.
A Dynamic Thermoviscoelastic Model for Grinding.
Kevin T Andrews* , Oakland University
M. Shillor , Oakland University
S. Wright , Oakland University
(962-35-1358)
9:15 a.m.
Torsional Oscillations in Suspension Bridges: Bifurcation and Stability Results for Nonlinearly Coupled Beam and Wave Equations.
Kristen S Moore* , University of Michigan
P.J. McKenna , University of Connecticut
(962-35-1373)
9:30 a.m.
Dimensional Reduction Algorithm for A Thin Domain.
Robert E DeVille* , Boston University
(962-35-1384)
9:45 a.m.
An asymptotic expansion for a solution of convection-diffusion problem.
Bruce R Kellogg , University of Maryland
Igor V Shimansky* , University of Maryland and Enig Associates, Inc
(962-35-1417)
10:00 a.m.
On the determining equations for the nonclassical reductions of the heat and Burgers' equation.
Danny Arrigo* , University of Central Arkansas
Fred Hickling , University of Central Arkansas
(962-35-585)
10:15 a.m.
The nth order Darboux transformation for the heat equation factors.
Danny Arrigo , Univ. Central Arkansas
Fred Hickling* , Univ. Central Arkansas
(962-35-623)
10:30 a.m.
Global Existence Theorems for the n-Dimensional Vector Burgers Equation.
Guy Bernard* , University of Central Arkansas
(962-35-639)
10:45 a.m.
Complete blow-up of solutions for quasilinear parabolic problems.
C. Y. Chan , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Nadejda E Dyakevich* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(962-35-701)
11:00 a.m.
Blow-up of solutions for degenerate parabolic problems due to local and nonlocal nonlinear sources.
C. Y. Chan , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Haiyan Tian* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(962-35-721)
11:15 a.m.
A Multiplicity Result for Classes of p-Laplacian Equations.
Shobha Oruganti* , Mississippi State University
(962-35-861)
11:30 a.m.
Recovery of a boundary flux using far boundary data.
Seth F. Oppenheimer* , Mississippi State University
Mark S Riggs , Mississippi State University
(962-35-939)
11:45 a.m.
Regularity Properties of a Class of Solutions to the Monge-Ampere Equation.
David A Hartenstine* , Temple University
(962-35-965)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. AMS Session on Number Theory, II
8:00 a.m.
The Distribution of Primes in Function Fields.
Joseph J Palen* , Alma College
(962-11-1020)
8:15 a.m.
Generalized Stieltjes constants $\gamma_k$ for non-integral $k$.
Rick Kreminski* , Texas A\&M University - Commerce
(962-11-1064)
8:30 a.m.
Nontrivial Tame Extensions Over Hopf Orders.
Daniel R Replogle , College of Saint Elizabeth
Robert G Underwood* , Auburn University Montgomery
(962-11-107)
8:45 a.m.
The First Moment of the Number of 1's Function in the Zeckendorf Number System and in Base $\beta$.
Curtis N Cooper* , Central Missouri State University
Robert E Kennedy , Central Missouri State University
(962-11-1103)
9:00 a.m.
$n$-Pattern Sequences and Stirling Numbers of the Second Kind.
Robert E Kennedy* , Central Missouri State University
Curtis N Cooper , Central Missouri State University
(962-11-1105)
9:15 a.m.
A connection between the final digits of Fibonacci numbers and Chinese zodiac.
Seok Sagong* , Middlesex Community College
(962-11-1191)
9:30 a.m.
The distribution of prime ideals of imaginary quadratic fields.
Glyn Harman , University of London
Angel V Kumchev* , University of South Carolina
Philip Lewis , Cardiff University
(962-11-1234)
9:45 a.m.
A digit-product function with interesting properties.
Paul A Loomis* , Bloomsburg University
(962-11-1318)
10:00 a.m.
Fundamental system of units of certain composita of two pure cubic fields.
Claude Levesque* , Universit\'e Laval
(962-11-1356)
10:15 a.m.
Annihilating Polynomials in the Witt Ring.
Thomas C Palfrey* , Xavier University of Louisiana
(962-11-283)
10:30 a.m.
The 3x+1 Problem and Directed Graphs.
Paul J Andaloro* , Kent State University, Stark Campus
(962-11-409)
10:45 a.m.
Pure Multigrades.
A. W. Goodman* , University of South Florida
(962-11-518)
11:00 a.m.
On disproving the Fermat-Catalan Conjecture.
Susil K Jena* , Bhubaneswar, Orissa,India
(962-11-619)
11:15 a.m.
Extension of Universal Kummer Congruences.
Arnold M Adelberg* , Grinnell College
(962-11-644)
11:30 a.m.
Primitive Roots in Cubic and Higher Extensions of a Finite Field.
Donald Mills* , United States Military Academy
Gavin McNay , London, UK
(962-11-735)
11:45 a.m.
Fractal Dimension of Generalized Multinomial Coefficients Modulo a Prime.
John M Holte* , Gustavus Adolphus College
(962-11-890)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. AMS Session on Field Theory and Commutative Rings
8:00 a.m.
Division Algebras with $\hbox{PSL}(2,q)$-Galois Maximal Subfields.
Elizabeth S Allman* , University of Southern Maine
Murrray M Schacher , UCLA
(962-12-1208)
8:15 a.m.
Isomorphism Classes of Elliptic Function Fields Over a Finite Field.
Mark J Motley* , University of Kentucky
(962-12-1322)
8:30 a.m.
On pseudo-valuation domains whose overrings are going-down domains.
R. Douglas Chatham* , Wake Forest University
David E Dobbs , University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(962-13-1029)
8:45 a.m.
Iteration of Quadratic Functions in $\mathbb{Z}_{n}$.
Carrie E Finch* , Shippensburg University
Lenny K Jones , Shippensburg University
Michael D Seyfried , Shippensburg University
(962-13-1108)
9:00 a.m.
Monoids and Direct Sum Decompositions of Modules.
Karl Kattchee* , University of Nebraska, Lincoln
(962-13-1176)
9:15 a.m.
Gr\"obner Bases and the Design and Implementation of Multi-Dimensional Filter Banks.
Mikhail K Tchobanou , Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University)
Cynthia J Woodburn* , Pittsburg State University
(962-13-1183)
9:30 a.m.
Two star-operations and their induced lattices.
Daniel D Anderson , The University of Iowa
Sylvia J Forman* , St. Joseph's University
(962-13-1200)
9:45 a.m.
Normal Monomial Ideals.
Les Reid , Southwest Missouri State University
Leslie G. Roberts , Queen's University
Marie A. Vitulli* , University of Oregon
(962-13-1276)
10:00 a.m.
Koszul Homology and Frobenius Powers of Quotient Ideals.
Carolyn A Yackel* , Indiana University
(962-13-255)
10:15 a.m.
Eminent Domains and Algebraically-Defined Integers.
Michael J Khoury* , Denison University
(962-13-292)
10:30 a.m.
Some Remarks on U-factorizations.
Michael C Axtell* , Wabash College
(962-13-30)
10:45 a.m.
Tensor Products and Quotient Rings which are Finite Commutative Principal Ideal Rings.
Jilyana Cazaran* , Louisiana State University
(962-13-335)
11:00 a.m.
Dense Ideals of Incidence Algebras.
Muge Kanuni* , University of Connecticut
(962-13-739)
11:15 a.m.
Implications of the maximal growth of a Hilbert function on the Betti numbers of a lex-segment ideal.
Kimberly J Presser* , Shippensburg University
(962-13-823)
11:30 a.m.
A $p$-Bases Algorithm for Indecomposable $\mathbf Z_{p^{n}}C_p$-Modules.
Maria A. Avino-Diaz* , ITESM, Ciudad de México
Luis D Garcia , New Mexico State University
(962-13-971)
11:45 a.m.
Slender rings.
Radoslav M. Dimitric* , Berkeley City College
(962-13-220)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. MAA Session on Great Theorems of Mathematics, II
Organizers: Cheryl L. Olsen , Shippensburg University clolse@ship.edu
Douglas E. Ensley , Shippensburg University
8:00 a.m.
Derivative Relationships Between Volume and Surface Area.
Leon Hall* , University of Missouri-Rolla
Michael Dorff , Brigham Young University
(962-A1-184)
8:20 a.m.
Proofs of the infinity of prime numbers.
Zengxiang Tong* , Otterbein College
(962-A1-11)
8:40 a.m.
Bolyai's Geometric Constructions.
J. Charles Jascobson* , Elmira College
(962-A1-378)
9:00 a.m.
The Cantor-Schröder-Bernstein Theorem, Yente the Matchmaker's Marriage Theorem, and Why ONE Point Determines a Straight Line.
Ira Rosenholtz* , Eastern Illinois University
(962-A1-250)
9:20 a.m.
A Glimpse at the Weyl Unitary Trick.
Maria G. Fung* , University of Wisconsin-Stout
(962-A1-311)
9:40 a.m.
Godel's Theorem Via Kolmogorov Complexity.
Homer S White* , Georgetown College
(962-A1-148)
10:00 a.m.
Arrow's Theorem.
Thomas L Bartlow* , Villanova University
(962-A1-106)
10:20 a.m.
The Sprague-Grundy Theorem: Nim Games in Disguise.
Jodie D Novak* , University of Northern Colorado
(962-A1-461)
10:40 a.m.
Alfred Kempe's "Proof" of the Four Color Theorem.
Timothy A Sipka* , Alma College
(962-A1-636)
11:00 a.m.
The Erdos-Ramsey Connection.
Elaine A Terry* , St. Joseph's University
(962-A1-510)
11:20 a.m.
Graphical Sequences and the Havel-Hakimi Theorem.
Linda E McGuire* , Muhlenberg College
(962-A1-180)
11:40 a.m.
Cauchy's Integral Theorem.
Louise Amick* , Washington College
(962-A1-431)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. MAA Session on Courses and Programs That Illustrate Recommendations of the Mathematical Education of Teachers Document, II
Organizers: Judith L. Covington , LSU-Shreveport jcovingt@pilot.lsus.edu
8:00 a.m.
Providing the Historical Perspective.
Dick Jardine* , Keene State College
(962-F1-413)
8:30 a.m.
The Vision, the Challenge, and the Reality: An examination of efforts to develop preservice teachers mathematical habits of mind in the mathematics content courses.
Mercedes A McGowen* , William Rainey Harper College
(962-F1-616)
9:00 a.m.
Improving Middle Grades Mathematics Instruction Through Certification of Mathematics Specialists.
Judy S O'Neal* , North Georgia College \& State University
(962-F1-24)
9:30 a.m.
An Example of a Capstone Course for Mathemtics Educatoin Majors.
Curtis D Bennett* , Bowling Green State University
David E Meel , Bowling Green State University
(962-F1-289)
10:00 a.m.
Project T.E.A.M.: A Professional Development Opportunity for Mathematics Teachers, Mathematicians, and Mathematics Educators.
Katherine G McGivney* , Shippensburg University
(962-F1-460)
10:30 a.m.
Three Math Courses to Support the Teaching of Algebra in the Middle Grades.
Dale Oliver* , Humboldt State University
(962-F1-414)
11:00 a.m.
Capstone Courses For Secondary Mathematics Teachers.
Barbara J Pence* , San Jose State University
(962-F1-266)
11:30 a.m.
I saw two paths: Parallels Between the MET Document and the MST Major at SJFC.
Kris H Green* , St. John Fisher College
(962-F1-402)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. MAA Session on Mathematics in the Age of Euler, I
Organizers: V. Frederick Rickey , United States Military Academy fred-rickey@usma.edu
William W. Dunham , Muhlenberg College
8:00 a.m.
Euler's proof for the value of the zeta function in a class room.
Mysore S. Jagadish* , Barry University, Miami Shores
(962-Q1-457)
8:20 a.m.
Euler and some "paradoxes" of integral calculus.
Michael K Kinyon* , Indiana University South Bend
(962-Q1-439)
8:40 a.m.
Euler, the Calculus of Variations, and Some Applications.
Lisa O Coulter* , Stetson University
(962-Q1-159)
9:00 a.m.
Chains, Names, and Imaginary Spheres: A History of the Hyperbolic Functions in the 18th Century.
Janet H Barnett* , University of Southern Colorado
(962-Q1-502)
9:20 a.m.
Leonhard Euler as a Map Maker.
George W Heine* , BLM
(962-Q1-443)
9:40 a.m.
Researches on the Curvature of Surfaces.
Jerry M Lodder* , New Mexico State University
(962-Q1-465)
10:00 a.m.
Euler's Fourteen Problems.
Edward Sandifer* , Western Connecticut State U
(962-Q1-97)
10:20 a.m.
A Letter from Euler to Goldbach: Comments on the Factorization of a Polynomial.
Luise-Charlotte Kappe , SUNY at Binghamton
Friedrich L Kluempen* , SUNY at Binghamton
(962-Q1-291)
10:40 a.m.
A History of Euler's Theorem that $(m,n)=1 \Rightarrow m^{\varphi(n)}=1$ (mod $n$) with Applications.
Craig P Bauer* , Northwestern State University of Louisiana
(962-Q1-390)
11:00 a.m.
Gauss, recurrence relations, and the agM.
Stacy G Langton* , University of San Diego
(962-Q1-271)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 8:00 a.m.-11:35 a.m. MAA Session on ARUME, II
Organizers: Julie M. Clark , Emory \& Henry College jmclark@ehc.edu
Chris Rasmussen , Purdue University Calumet
Rina Zazkis , Simon Fraser University
8:00 a.m.
Development of a Calculus Concept Inventory (CCI).
Jerome S Epstein* , Polytechnic University
(962-S1-455)
8:20 a.m.
Why formal set theory should be excluded from prospective elementary teachers' mathematics preparation.
Sybilla K Beckmann* , University of Georgia
(962-S1-372)
8:40 a.m.
Collaborative Learning and the Use of Technology:Experiences Gained from a Statistics Course.
Maria M Meletiou* , Pedagogical Institute of Cyprus
William O Martin , North Dakota State University
(962-S1-1359)
9:00 a.m.
Introducing indivisibles into calculus instruction - preliminary results.
Bronislaw Czarnocha* , Hostos Community College, City University of New York
Vrunda Prabhu , William Woods University
Marlene Aquilar , Tecnico de Monterey
(962-S1-1352)
9:20 a.m.
Mixed Metaphors: Undergraduate Language and Understanding in Calculus.
Eric Hsu* , University of Texas at Austin
Michael Oehrtman , University of Texas at Austin
(962-S1-1301)
9:40 a.m.
Motivation of the Limit Concept.
Aaron G Montgomery* , Central Washington University
Keith E Schwingendorf , Purdue University North Central
(962-S1-244)
10:00 a.m.
Pre-service Teachers Learning Mathematics with Calculators: A Failure to Connect Between Current and Future Practice.
Sharon B Walen , Boise State University
Steven R Williams , Brigham Young University
Bradley E Garner* , Boise State University
(962-S1-446)
10:20 a.m.
Tool or Topic: Student Perceptions of Matrices in Linear Algebra.
Jim Cottrill* , Illinois State University
Aaron Montgomery , Central Washington University
(962-S1-1168)
10:40 a.m.
An Investigation of the Major Conceptual Strands of First Semester Calculus.
Marilyn P Carlson* , Arizona State University
(962-S1-1246)
11:00 a.m.
On Understanding of Transformations, Domain, and Range of Functions.
Bernadette Baker , Drake University
Clare Hemenway* , University of Wisconsin Marathon County
Maria Trigueros , Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico
(962-S1-1341)
11:20 a.m.
Conceptions of Indexing.
Anne Brown* , Indiana University South Bend, South Bend, IN
Michael McDonald , Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
Kirk Weller , Bethel College, Mishawaka, IN
(962-S1-1007)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 9:00 a.m.-9:50 a.m. AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
Nonlinear equations in conformal geometry.
Sun-Yung Alice Chang* , Princeton University and University of California Los Angeles
Thursday January 11, 2001, 9:00 a.m.-11:55 a.m. MAA Session on Chaotic Systems and Fractal Geometry, II
Organizers: Denny Gulick , University of Maryland, College Park dng@math.umd.edu
Jon W. Scott , Montgomery College
9:00 a.m.
Fractal Tilings with Radial Symmetry.
Thomas E Price* , The University of Akron
Adam E Roberts , The University of Akron
(962-B1-773)
9:20 a.m.
Visualizing point sets, fractals and quasicrystals with raster tilings.
Ned W Allis , Lafayette College
Jeffrey P Dumont , Lafayette College
Clifford A Reiter* , Lafayette College
(962-B1-519)
9:40 a.m.
Does Devaney's definition of SDIC imply a positive Lyapunov constant?
Timothy J Pennings* , Hope College
(962-B1-400)
10:00 a.m.
Irregular Sierpinski Triangles.
Judith A Palagallo* , University of Akron
Matthew C Palmer , University of Akron
(962-B1-775)
10:20 a.m.
Fractal Geometry as Curriculum Enhancement.
David A Brown* , Cornell University
Osman Yurekli , Ithaca College
(962-B1-260)
10:40 a.m.
Fractals in the Liberal Arts Classroom.
Holly Hirst* , Appalachian State University
(962-B1-592)
11:00 a.m.
The Fractal Dimension of the Blues.
David Fowler* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(962-B1-162)
11:20 a.m.
Persistent Properties of Chaos.
Pat Touhey* , College Misericordia
(962-B1-18)
11:40 a.m.
Mfurcations, M=3,4,5,... or Parabolic Bifurcations in the Mandelbrot Set.
Anne M Burns* , Long Island University/C.W.Post Campus
(962-B1-239)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. MAA Committees Panel Discussion
Faculty isolated by discipline.
Organizers:
John D. Fulton , Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Panelists:
Donald L. Bentley , Pomona College
John B. Fink , Kalamazoo College
Annie Selden , Tennessee Technological University
Henry M. Walker , Grinnell College
Bernard L. Madison , University of Arkansas
Thursday January 11, 2001, 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. MAA Subcommittee on Quantitative Literacy Poster Session
College and university quantitative literacy programs across the nation.
Organizers:
John G. Harvey , University of Wisconsin
Thursday January 11, 2001, 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. MAA Panel Discussion
Doctoral programs in mathematics education.
Organizers:
Robert E. Reys , University of Missouri, Columbia
Panelists:
Joan Ferrini-Mundy , Michigan State University
James T. Fey , University of Maryland, College Park
Robert Glasgow , Southwest Baptist University
Jeremy Kilpatrick , University of Georgia
Thursday January 11, 2001, 9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. MAA-Project NExT Panel Discussion
How to attract more students into advanced mathematics classes.
Organizers:
T. Christine Stevens , St. Louis University
Joseph A. Gallian , University of Minnesota, Duluth
Aparna W. Higgins , University of Dayton
Panelists:
Mary D. Shepherd , SUNY-College at Potsdam
Paul Zorn , St. Olaf College
Kirby A. Baker , University of California Los Angeles
Thursday January 11, 2001, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Book Sales and Exhibits
Thursday January 11, 2001, 10:05 a.m.-10:55 a.m. MAA Invited Address
Some topics in applied mathematics.
Peter D. Lax* , Courant Institute, New York University
(962-A0-37)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 10:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#3: Part A
Teaching contemporary statistics with active learning.
Organizers:
Allan J. Rossman , Dickinson College
Beth L. Chance , California Polytechnic State University
Robin H. Lock , St. Lawrence University
Mary R. Parker , Austin Community College
Thursday January 11, 2001, 10:45 a.m.-11:40 a.m. AMS Session on Integral Equations and Transforms
Thursday January 11, 2001, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. MAA Committee on the Teaching of Undergraduate Mathematics Panel Discussion
Growing an oak tree from an acorn: Extending a new program from a few innovators to the whole department.
Organizers:
Bonnie Gold , Monmouth University
Richard Jardin , Keene State College
Panelists:
Morton Brown , University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Jim Lewis , University of Nebraska
Bernard L. Madison , University of Arkansas
David C. Arney , U.S. Military Academy
Thursday January 11, 2001, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
Beyond the writing of principles and standards for school mathematics.
Organizers:
Gary Martin , NCTM
Panelists:
Lee V. Stiff , North Carolina State University
Glenda Lappan , Michigan State University
Mary Lindquist , Columbus State University
Gary Martin ,
John A. Thorpe , NCTM
Thursday January 11, 2001, 10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
Funding opportunities in the NSF Division of Undergraduate Education.
Organizers:
James H. Lightbourne , NSF
Harriet G. Taylor , NSF
Elizabeth J. Teles , NSF
Lee L. Zia , NSF
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
Large rationally connected varieties, II.
J\'anos Koll\'ar* , Princeton University
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m. AMS-MAA-MER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, IV
Organizers: Naomi Fisher , University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
William H. Barker , Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona , University of Texas at Austin
Kenneth C. Millett , University of California, Santa Barbara
1:00 p.m.
Improving Secondary School Mathematics with NSF-funded Curricula: What Are They Trying to Accomplish?
James Fey* , University of Maryland, College Park
Eric Robinson , Ithaca College
(962-97-791)
1:30 p.m.
The Interactive Mathematics Program.
Sherry Fraser* , Interactive Mathematics Program
Edward F Wolff , Beaver College
(962-97-1149)
2:00 p.m.
"Mathematics: Modeling Our World" -- Reforming High School Curricula Via a Modeling Immersion Approach.
Solomon Garfunkel* , COMAP, Inc.
Jerry Lege , Jersey City, NJ
(962-97-1074)
2:30 p.m.
Implementation Issues Surrounding New Directions in High School Mathematics.
Eric Robinson* , Ithaca College
Midge Cozzens , Univ. of Colorado, Denver
Edward Wolff , Beaver College
Paul Zorn , St. Olaf College
(962-97-810)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Geometric Group Theory, IV
Organizers: Stephen G. Brick , University of South Alabama ggg@math.usouthal.edu
Igor Mineyev , University of South Alabama
Jon M. Corson , University of Alabama
Martin R. Bridson , Mathematical Institute, Oxford
Philip L. Bowers , Florida State University
1:00 p.m.
A Class of Rigid Coxeter Groups.
Anton Kaul* , University of South Florida
(962-20-647)
1:30 p.m.
Visual JSJ Decompositions of Coxeter Groups.
Michael L Mihalik* , Vanderbilt University
Steven T Tschantz , Vanderbilt University
(962-20-133)
2:00 p.m.
Commensurability classes of hyperbolic Coxeter simplex reflection groups.
Norman W Johnson , Wheaton College
Ruth Kellerhals , University of Fribourg
John G Ratcliffe* , Vanderbilt University
Steven T Tschantz , Vanderbilt University
(962-20-696)
2:30 p.m.
Homological finiteness conditions and finite derivation type.
Juan M Alonso , Industrilogik
Susan M Hermiller* , University of Nebraska
(962-20-885)
3:00 p.m.
Test elements on the boundary of a group.
Edward C Turner* , SUNY Albany
(962-20-895)
3:30 p.m.
The canonical JSJ decomposition for fully residually free groups and Krull dimension of $F^n$.
Olga G. Kharlampovich* , McGill University
(962-20-1434)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Representation Theory of Finite and Algebraic Groups, III
Organizers: Zongzhu Lin , Kansas State University zlin@math.ksu.edu
Daniel K. Nakano , Utah State University nakano@sunfs.math.usu.edu
Cornelius Pillen , University of South Alabama pillen@mathstat.usouthal.edu
1:00 p.m.
Variations on a theme of Steinberg.
Gary M Seitz* , Univerity of Oregon
Martin W Liebeck , Imperial College, London
(962-20-238)
1:30 p.m.
Abstract homomorphisms of algebraic groups with non-reductive image.
Lucy Lifschitz* , Tufts University
Andrei S Rapinchuk , University of Virginia
(962-20-1193)
2:00 p.m.
Admissible Nilpotent Coadjoint Orbits of Exceptional Real and p-adic Lie Groups.
Monica A Nevins* , University of Ottawa
(962-22-359)
2:30 p.m.
Nilpotent blocks of reduced enveloping algebras: problems and conjectures.
James E Humphreys* , U. Massachusetts, Amherst
(962-17-762)
3:00 p.m.
On the restricted nullcone of an algebraic group.
Brian J Parshall* , University of Virginia
Daniel K Nakano , Utah State University
(962-20-892)
3:30 p.m.
Rpepresentations of affine and classical Lie algebras in positive characteristic.
Leonard L Scott* , The University of Virginia
(962-20-999)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Commutative Rings and Monoids, III
Organizers: Scott T. Chapman , Trinity University schapman@trinity.edu
Evan G. Houston , University of North Carolina at Charlotte eghousto@email.uncc.edu
1:00 p.m.
The strong two-generator property in rings of integer-valued polynomials.
Paul-Jean Cahen* , Universit\'e Aix-Marseille 3
(962-13-789)
1:30 p.m.
Elasticity and length functions on atomic monoids.
Scott T Chapman , Trinity University
Juan I Garcia-Garcia , Universidad de Granada
Pedro A Garcia-Sanchez* , Universidad de Granada
Jose C Rosales , Universidad de Granada
(962-20-886)
2:00 p.m.
Generalized Factorial Ideals.
Jean-Luc Chabert* , Universit\'e de Picardie, Amiens, France
(962-13-424)
2:30 p.m.
Realizing monoids as isomorphism classes of modules.
Roger A Wiegand* , University of Nebraska
(962-13-774)
3:00 p.m.
Divisibility properties and total quotient rings.
David F Anderson* , University of Tennessee
Ayman Badawi , Birzeit University
(962-13-960)
3:30 p.m.
One-dimensional rings of bounded representation type.
Meral Arnavut , SUNY Fredonia and University of Nebraska
Roger A Wiegand , University of Nebraska
Sylvia M Wiegand* , University of Nebraska
(962-13-1053)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Function Theory, Differential Equations and Functional Equations, III
Organizers: Gary G. Gundersen , University of New Orleans ggunders@math.uno.edu
Ilpo Laine , University of Joensuu Ilpo.Laine@joensuu.fi
Enid M. Steinbart , University of New Orleans esteinba@math.uno.edu
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Braid Groups and Configuration Spaces, III
Organizers: Daniel C. Cohen , Louisiana State University cohen@marais.math.lsu.edu
Neal W. Stoltzfus , Louisiana State University stoltz@marais.math.lsu.edu
1:00 p.m.
Growth Functions of the Positive Braid Monoid.
Aaron R Bronfman* , Harvard University
(962-20-1192)
1:30 p.m.
Right-orderability and bi-orderability of braid groups and their generalisations.
Bert Wiest* , UBC (Vancouver)
(962-20-1267)
2:00 p.m.
Braid constraints on Vassiliev knot invariants.
Oliver Dasbach , University of California, Riverside
Xiao-Song Lin* , University of California, Riverside
(962-57-1385)
2:30 p.m.
On the cohomology of braid groups with symplectic coefficients.
Daniel C. Cohen* , Louisiana State University
Frederick R. Cohen , University of Rochester
(962-20-1338)
3:00 p.m.
Properties of generalizations of braid groups.
Oliver T Dasbach* , University of California, Riverside
(962-20-1294)
3:30 p.m.
Analytic invariants of boundary links.
Jerome P Levine* , Brandeis University
Stavros Garoufalidis , Georgia Institute of Technology
(962-57-913)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m. AMS Special Session on PDE Models in Population Biology and Epidemiology, III
Organizers: J. M. Cushing , University of Arizona cushing@math.arizona.edu
Eric T. Funasaki , Georgia Southern University funasaki@gsu.cs.GaSoU.edu
Shandelle M. Henson , College of William and Mary henson@math.wm.edu
Anna Maria Spagnuolo , Oakland University spagnuol@oakland.edu
1:00 p.m.
Microbial growth and competition for wall sites in tubular flow reactors.
Hal L Smith* , Arizona State University
(962-35-307)
1:30 p.m.
A coupled system of nonlinear size-structured populations.
Azmy S. Ackleh* , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
H. T. Banks , North Carolina State University
Keng Deng , University of Louisiana at Lafayette
(962-92-766)
2:00 p.m.
A size-structured model with variable sizes at birth.
Tanya V Kostova* , Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
(962-92-1101)
2:30 p.m.
Asymptotic Dynamics of the Density of Hierarchical Size-Structured Population.
Kbenesh W Blayneh* , Florida A\&M University
(962-35-804)
3:00 p.m.
A note on the Mac Kendrick von Forster type model in a population with genotype structure.
Jean Michel Tchuenche* , University of Ibadan
(962-92-214)
3:30 p.m.
A Control Problem in Tuberculosis.
Zhilan Feng , Purdue University
Mimmo Iannelli , University of Trento, Italy
Fabio A Milner* , Purdue University
(962-92-1415)
4:00 p.m.
Discussion.
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Graduate and Postdoctoral Education in Arithmetical Algebraic Geometry: The Arizona Winter School, II
Organizers: Douglas L. Ulmer , University of Arizona ulmer@math.arizona.edu
William G. McCallum , University of Arizona wmc@math.arizona.edu
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-3:20 p.m. AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Evolution Equations and Applications, III
Organizers: Ralph A. Saxton , University of New Orleans rsaxton@math.uno.edu
David H. Wagner , University of Houston wagner@math.uh.edu
Katarzyna Saxton , Loyola University saxton@loyno.edu
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#11: Part A
The mathematics of decision making.
Organizers:
Deborah Hughes Hallett , University of Arizona
William G. McCallum , University of Arizona
Richard B. Thompson , University of Arizona
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#14: Part A
Discrete dynamical systems, mathematics, methods, and models.
Organizers:
David C. Arney , U.S. Military Academy
Frank R. Giordano , Marina, CA
John S. Robertson , Georgia College & State University
Maurice D. Weir , Naval Postgraduate School
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. MAA Minicourse \#5: Part A
Creating and exporting computer animations to the Web.
Organizers:
William D. Emerson , Metropolitan State College of Denver
Louis A. Talman , Metropolitan State College of Denver
Bradford Kline , Metropolitan State College of Denver
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-4:10 p.m. AMS Session on General Mathematics, History and Logic
1:00 p.m.
Color By Numbers: Anti-Ramsey Problems on Labeled Graphs.
Anna Engelsone* , Goshen College
(962-00-1420)
1:15 p.m.
Acceleration on a Metric Space.
Craig J Calcaterra* , Metropolitan State University
(962-00-624)
1:30 p.m.
Liu Hui: A Great Ancient Chinese Mathematician.
Zengxiang Tong* , Otterbein College
Zhen Huang , Otterbein College
(962-01-08)
1:45 p.m.
Who authored the first algebra book in the world.
Mohammad Moazzam* , Salisbury State University
(962-01-1079)
2:00 p.m.
Break.
2:15 p.m.
Surface Area.
Harriet M Lord* , Cal Poly Pomona
(962-01-147)
2:30 p.m.
Historical Works in Contemporary Classrooms.
Bronislaw Czarnocha* , CUNY
Vrunda P Prabhu , William Woods University
(962-01-504)
2:45 p.m.
On Some Contributions of Nasireddin Tusi to Geometry, Trigonometry, and Astronomy.
Ilhan M Izmirli* , Strayer University
(962-01-82)
3:00 p.m.
Temperament of Mind: Hector Berlioz and Evariste Galois.
Jeff Johannes* , University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(962-01-90)
3:15 p.m.
The Fundamental Theorem of Arithmetic without the Axiom of Infinity (Preliminary Report).
Robert S Wilson* , Sonoma State University
(962-03-1125)
3:30 p.m.
A New Proof of the Strong Partition Relation on $\omega_1$.
Russell J. May* , University of North Texas
Steve C. Jackson , University of North Texas
(962-03-1361)
3:45 p.m.
Prescribed Degree Lattice Embedding into $\mathcal{L}^{*}(V_\infty)$.
Rumen D. Dimitrov* , The George Washington University
(962-03-967)
4:00 p.m.
Generalized Shifts and Backward shifts on Banach Spces.
Rajagopalan Minakshisundaram , Tennessee State University
Sundaresan Kondagunta* , Cleveland State University
(962-46-319)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-4:10 p.m. AMS Session on Lie Groups, Real Functions and Measure Theory
1:00 p.m.
Notions of Size in Partial Semigroups.
Jillian E McLeod* , Howard University
(962-22-1043)
1:15 p.m.
Weakened group topologies and locally isometric completions.
Jon W Short* , Indiana University
(962-22-1227)
1:30 p.m.
Extremal Phenomena in Pseudocompact Topological Groups.
W. W. Comfort* , Wesleyan University
Jorge Galindo , Universitat Jaume I
(962-22-928)
1:45 p.m.
Path-connectedness in the plane as a topological group.
Laurie A Edler* , Jacksonville State University
(962-22-948)
2:00 p.m.
On Extreme Path and Extreme First Return Path Derivatives.
Ali A. Alikhani-koopaei* , University of Wisconsin Marathon County
(962-26-1405)
2:15 p.m.
Fractional Opial type inequalities and fractional differential equations.
George A. Anastassiou* , University of Memphis
Jerome A. Goldstein , University of Memphis
(962-26-627)
2:30 p.m.
A Generalization of the Mean Value Theorem.
Nasser Dastrange* , Buena Vista University
(962-26-770)
2:45 p.m.
Polynomials with a positive power.
Valerio De Angelis* , Xavier University of Louisiana
(962-26-972)
3:00 p.m.
On the second quantum derivative.
J. Marshall Ash* , DePaul University
Stefan Catoiu , DePaul University
(962-26-978)
3:15 p.m.
Finitely determined quasi-measures.
Svetlana V Butler* , Northern Illinois University
(962-28-1237)
3:30 p.m.
An Application of Ultrafilters to the Haar Measure.
Amir A Maleki, Khan* , Howard University
(962-28-200)
3:45 p.m.
$A_r(\lambda)$-weighted Caccioppoli-type and Poincar\'e type inequalities for A-harmonic tensors.
Bing Liu* , Saginaw Valley State University
(962-28-931)
4:00 p.m.
Integral transforms of functionals in $L_2(C_0[0,T])$.
Byoung Soo Kim , Yonsei University
David L Skoug* , University of Nebraska-Lincoln
(962-28-961)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-4:10 p.m. AMS Session on Probability Theory
1:00 p.m.
Partially Monitored Reliability Models With Imperfect Maintenance.
Ranko R Nedeljkovic* , University of Belgrade
(962-60-1123)
1:15 p.m.
Renewal type processes on partially ordered sets.
Kyle T Siegrist* , University of Alabama in Huntsville
(962-60-1130)
1:30 p.m.
Metrics for multivariate stable distributions.
John P Nolan* , American University
(962-60-1160)
1:45 p.m.
Infinite products of independent random variables.
Italo Simonelli* , Texas A\&M University-Commerce
(962-60-1164)
2:00 p.m.
Poisson Approximations in DNA Sequence Analysis.
Ming-Ying Leung* , University of Texas at San Antonio
(962-60-1167)
2:15 p.m.
An example of an orthogonal i-martingale.
Michael L Green* , Baylor University
(962-60-1181)
2:30 p.m.
Optimal stopping rules for directionally reinforced processes.
Michael G Monticino* , University of North Texas
Pieter Allaart , University of North Texas
(962-60-1292)
2:45 p.m.
Copulas with fractal supports.
Gregory A. Fredricks* , Lewis \& Clark College
Roger B. Nelsen , Lewis \& Clark College
Jos\'e Antonio Rodr\'iguez-Lallena , Universidad de Almer\'ia
(962-60-1353)
3:00 p.m.
Numerical Solutions for a Maintenance and Replacement Model.
Nabil M Moussa* , Amer. Univ. in Cairo, Egypt
(962-60-233)
3:15 p.m.
Completeness of the Spectral Domain of some classes of Nonstationary Processes.
Randall J Swift* , Western Kentucky University
(962-60-305)
3:30 p.m.
A unified method for proving the modulus of continuity and the law of the iterated logarithm for Brownian motion with apllications to mathematical finance.
Lisa E Marano* , Lehigh University
(962-60-754)
3:45 p.m.
Making a Retirement Fund Last Forever Under Stochastic Volatility.
John A Quintanilla* , University of North Texas
Michael Monticino , University of North Texas
(962-60-757)
4:00 p.m.
Decomposing potential densities of Markov chains with raw time changes.
Joseph Glover* , University of Florida
(962-60-867)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Session on Innovative Uses of the World Wide Web in Teaching Mathematics, II
Organizers: Marcelle Bessman , Jacksonville University mbessma@ju.edu
Brian E. Smith , McGill University
1:00 p.m.
Visual Calculus - a Report.
Lawrence S Husch* , University of Tennessee
(962-C1-234)
1:20 p.m.
LiveMath: Dynamic and Interactive Mathematics for All Your Classes...Traditional and Online.
Joan S. Bookbinder* , Theorist Interactive, LLC
(962-C1-1441)
1:40 p.m.
Statistical Data on the Internet: Seek and Find!
Brian E Smith* , McGill University
(962-C1-273)
2:00 p.m.
Learning Trigonometry through a Virtual Mathematics Learning System-Informath.
Yuan Yuan* , Hsinchu, Taiwan
Ming-Jang Chen , Hsinchu, Taiwan
(962-C1-377)
2:20 p.m.
The World Wide Web as a Resource in a Course for Non-Majors.
Kay B Somers* , Moravian College
Alicia Sevilla , Moravian College
(962-C1-483)
2:40 p.m.
A Hyper-Chapter for Discrete Mathematics.
William E Fenton* , Bellarmine University
(962-C1-539)
3:00 p.m.
Modeling and Census Data from the WWW: Introducing the Derivative.
Thomas B Fox* , University of Houston-Clear Lake
(962-C1-327)
3:20 p.m.
Using Java, Animated GIFs, and Shockwave Movies in Introductory Classes.
William Hammack* , Nova Southeastern University
(962-C1-235)
3:40 p.m.
Online Mathematics Tutoring - An Alternative to Face-to-Face Tutoring?
Conrad D Lotze* , American University
(962-C1-527)
4:00 p.m.
Animation of Areas and Tangent Lines using Java Applets.
Teri J. Murphy , University of Oklahoma
Darren A. Narayan* , Rochester Institute of Technology
David Streid , Maharishi University of Management
(962-C1-521)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-3:35 p.m. MAA Session on Serving the Needs of Developmental Students: Who Are They, Where Do They Come From, Where Do They Go?
Organizers: Suzanne Dor\'ee , Augsburg College doree@augsburg.edu
Bonnie Gold , Monmouth University
1:00 p.m.
Mathematics Curricula for Students with Differentiated Learning Needs.
Michael J. Bosse'* , Delaware State University
(962-H1-454)
1:20 p.m.
Using a Web-Based Testing System to Support PSI in Remedial Mathematics.
Richard Kuntz* , Monmouth University
(962-H1-731)
1:40 p.m.
Back to the Fundamentals of Algebra With Varied Approaches.
Joel Baumeyer* , Christian Brothers University
Cathy W Carter , Christian Brothers University
(962-H1-602)
2:00 p.m.
Extra Credit Sessions Mingling Students from Two Different Courses, a Developmental Algebra Review Course and a Pre-calculus Course.
Sindhu Unnithan , Xavier University of Louisiana
Paul R McCreary* , Xavier University of Louisiana
(962-H1-1316)
2:20 p.m.
The City University of New York (CUNY) Immersion Program: An Innovative Model For Developmental Mathematics Instruction.
Fred Peskoff* , Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
(962-H1-671)
2:40 p.m.
Developmental Students, Who Are They Now?
Gabriella C Wepner* , Ramapo College of New Jersey
(962-H1-561)
3:00 p.m.
Integrated Mathematics & Science - A Tested Program for Cognitive Development.
Jerome S Epstein* , Polytechnic University
(962-H1-459)
3:20 p.m.
Developmental Students: A homogeneous group with similar backgrounds, needs and expectations or a diverse population with varied backgrounds, widely divergent needs and expectations?
Mercedes A McGowen* , William Rainey Harper College
(962-H1-615)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-4:10 p.m. MAA Session on Computer Algebra Systems in Upper-Division Mathematics Courses, I
Organizers: Kent M. Neuerburg , Southeastern Louisiana University kneuerburg@selu.edu
Andrew Stuart Lang , Oral Roberts University
1:00 p.m.
MAPLE and Modeling with Ordinary Differential Equations.
William P Fox* , Francis Marion University
(962-J1-801)
1:15 p.m.
Forced Investigation: A Student Project Using Derive in Differential Equations.
Susan L Callahan* , Cottey College
(962-J1-479)
1:30 p.m.
A Computer Algebra System and a Terrain Walk in an Undergraduate Nonlinear Programming Course.
Gerald C Kobylski* , United States Military Academy
Donovon Phillips , United States Military Academy
Patrick J Driscoll , United States Military Academy
(962-J1-473)
1:45 p.m.
Putting {\it Mathematica\/} in Motion: Using Animations in ODE and PDE Courses.
John M Davis* , Baylor University
(962-J1-468)
2:00 p.m.
Constructing Airfoils on the Fly.
Elton Graves* , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
(962-J1-379)
2:15 p.m.
Effective Uses of a Computer Algebra System in a Differential Equations Course.
Dean E Allison* , University of Northern Colorado
(962-J1-221)
2:30 p.m.
Dynamica-A computer package for the study of Difference Equations and Discrete Dynamical Systems.
M. R.S. Kulenovic* , University of Rhode Island
Orlando Merino , University of Rhode Island
(962-J1-76)
2:45 p.m.
Ideal Membership and "Automated" Theorem-Proving in Abstract Algebra.
J Lyn Miller* , Western Kentucky University
(962-J1-559)
3:00 p.m.
Using computer algebra systems to develop students' theoretical understanding of abstract algebra.
Mike May* , Saint Louis University
Russell Blyth , Saint Louis University
Julianne Rainbolt , Saint Louis University
T. Christine Stevens , Saint Louis University
(962-J1-528)
3:15 p.m.
A Constructivist Approach to Abstract Algebra Using Mathematica.
William R Harris* , Georgetown College
(962-J1-464)
3:30 p.m.
Increasing Accessibility of Examples in Abstract Algebra Using GAP.
Peter Blanchard* , Denison University
Judy A Holdener , Kenyon College
(962-J1-401)
3:45 p.m.
Galois Theory by Calculator.
Thomas W Mattman* , CSU, Chico
(962-J1-317)
4:00 p.m.
Using Mathematica labs to encourage students to explore the underlying concepts.
Stacey A Rodman* , Augustana College
(962-J1-637)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-3:55 p.m. MAA Session on Mathematics in the Age of Euler, II
Organizers: V. Frederick Rickey , United States Military Academy fred-rickey@usma.edu
William W. Dunham , Muhlenberg College
1:00 p.m.
Euler and the Genoese Lottery.
Robert E Bradley* , Adelphi University
(962-Q1-136)
1:20 p.m.
Euler's Observations on a Classic of Recreational Mathematics.
Douglas E. Ensley* , Shippensburg University
(962-Q1-494)
1:40 p.m.
Euler's K\"onigsberg letters.
Robin J Wilson* , Open University
(962-Q1-1185)
2:00 p.m.
Euler's Geometry of Position: Graph Theory.
Brian P Hopkins* , Seattle University
(962-Q1-393)
2:20 p.m.
Why did Euler promote Edward Waring?
June E Barrow-Green* , The Open University, UK
(962-Q1-423)
2:40 p.m.
Dances between continuous and discrete: Euler's summation formula.
David J. Pengelley* , New Mexico State University
(962-Q1-322)
3:00 p.m.
Formalist Derivations of Exponential and Logarithmic Power Series.
Mark McKinzie* , Monroe Community College
(962-Q1-526)
3:20 p.m.
Euler and the Concept of Convergence.
Lawrence A D'Antonio* , Ramapo College of New Jersey
(962-Q1-356)
3:40 p.m.
Anast\'acio da Cunha and the search for rigor.
Jaime Carvalho e Silva* , Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
(962-Q1-111)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-4:10 p.m. MAA Session on General Contributed Papers, II
Organizers: Howard L. Penn , United States Naval Academy hlp@usna.edu
Elizabeth M. Mayfield , Hood College
Jay A. Malmstrom , Oklahoma City Community College
William P. Wardlaw , United States Naval Academy
1:00 p.m.
Outside Academia: A Sabbatical in Industry.
Donna L Beers* , Simmons College
(962-T1-73)
1:15 p.m.
Outside Academia : A Sabbatical in Government.
Sonja Sandberg* , Framingham State College
(962-T1-83)
1:30 p.m.
Concept questions in a calculus class.
David O. Lomen* , University of Arizona
Maria K. Robinson , University of Arizona
(962-T1-557)
1:45 p.m.
An Alternative Approach to Graphing the Inverse of a Function.
Thomas J Pfaff* , University of Wisconsin-Superior
(962-T1-384)
2:00 p.m.
A Generalized Divisibility Check.
Jay A Malmstrom* , Oklahoma City Community College
(962-T1-267)
2:15 p.m.
Complex numbers. Simple geometry.
Masato Kimura* , Hood College
(962-T1-544)
2:30 p.m.
Strolls through the French Quarter with my pal Pascal.
Dennis P Walsh* , Middle Tennessee State University
(962-T1-656)
2:45 p.m.
Video poker in South Carolina.
Todd D Mateer* , Clemson University
(962-T1-545)
3:00 p.m.
Rings, Strings, Blocks and Beads: Using Puzzles in Math Liberal Arts.
Stephanie A Fitchett* , Florida Atlantic University
(962-T1-532)
3:15 p.m.
Watches, laser scanners, and why they have anything to do with angle trisection.
Brendan J Foreman* , Case Western Reserve University
(962-T1-349)
3:30 p.m.
Elementary Geometry: Fagnano and Erdos.
Dragan S. Jankovic* , Cameron University
(962-T1-593)
3:45 p.m.
What is the Rank of a Matrix over a Commutative Ring?
William P Wardlaw* , U. S. Naval Academy
(962-T1-462)
4:00 p.m.
Tic-Tac-Toe on a Finite Plane.
Maureen T Carroll* , University of Scranton
Steven T Dougherty , University of Scranton
(962-T1-201)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
Curriculum Foundations Project I: Reports from the client discipline workshops.
Organizers:
William H. Barker , Bowdoin College
Jack Bookman , Duke University
Susanna S. Epp , DePaul University
Panelists:
Peter B. Henderson , Butler University
Thomas F. Huff , Virginia Commonwealth University
Lynn E. Katz , University of Texas at Austin
Timothy Sullivan , Towson University
Guy Emery , Bowdoin College
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. MAA Committee on Industrial and Government Mathematicians Panel Discussion
Mathematics in industry.
Organizers:
Philip E. Gustafson , Mesa State College
Moderators:
Michael G. Monticino , University of North Texas
Panelists:
Tony Cabal , Eastman Kodak Company
Tami Carpenter , Telcordia Technologies
James C. Cavendish , General Motors Corporation
Alan Lewis , Envision Financial Systems
Laura Mather , La Jolla Research Laboratories
Michael E. Moody , Harvey Mudd College
Thursday January 11, 2001, 1:00 p.m.-2:30 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
How to facilitate change?
Organizers:
Donald B. Small , U.S. Military Academy
Panelists:
David C. Arney , U.S. Military Academy
Jim Lewis , University of Nebraska
Scott Hunt , Champion Paper Company
Scott Snook , Harvard Business School and U.S. Military Academy
Moderators:
Kathleen Snook , U.S. Military Academy
Thursday January 11, 2001, 2:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS Special Session on Model Theory, II
Organizers: Steven A. Buechler , University of Notre Dame buechler.1@nd.edu
Sergei Starchenko , University of Notre Dame starchenko.1@nd.edu
Thursday January 11, 2001, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Project NExT-Young Mathematicians Network Poster Session
Organizers:
Kenneth A. Ross , University of Oregon
Kevin E. Charlwood , Washburn University
Thursday January 11, 2001, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Summer Program for Women in Mathematics (SPWM) Reunion
Organizers:
Murli M. Gupta , George Washington University
E. Arthur Robinson, Jr. , George Washington University
Thursday January 11, 2001, 2:15 p.m.-3:05 p.m. AMS Invited Address
From Platonic solids to affine Lie algebras and beyond.
Igor B. Frenkel* , Yale University
(962-17-13)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 2:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m. AMS-MAA Joint Panel Discussion
The NSF national science, mathematics, engineering, and technology education library program: A report on current activities and projects.
Organizers:
Lee L. Zia , National Science Foundation
James H. Lightbourne , National Science Foundation
Panelists:
Lang Moore , Duke University
Gene Klotz , Swarthmore College
Robby Robson , Oregon State University
Thursday January 11, 2001, 2:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
Statistics and mathematical modeling: Lively applications for the classroom.
Organizers:
G. Elton Graves , Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Francis E. Su , Harvey Mudd College
Catherine M. Murphy , Purdue University-Calumet
Panelists:
Ami Radunskaya , Pomona College
Allan J. Rossman , Dickinson College
Thursday January 11, 2001, 2:45 p.m.-4:15 p.m. MAA Panel Discussion
New directions in Moore method teaching.
Organizers:
James P. Ochoa , Hardin-Simmons University
W. Ted Mahavier , Nicholls State University
Panelists:
Carol Jean Browning , Drury University
Charles A. Coppin , University of Dallas
Dale Daniel , Lamar University
Joseph W. Eyles , University of the Incarnate Word
Carol S. Schumacher , Kenyon College.
Thursday January 11, 2001, 3:20 p.m.-4:10 p.m. AMS Invited Address
New perspectives on algebraic cycles.
Mark L. Green* , University of California Los Angeles
(962-14-07)
Thursday January 11, 2001, 4:25 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Joint Prize Session and Reception
Thursday January 11, 2001, 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m. MAA Committee on Industrial and Government Mathematicians Welcome Reception
Thursday January 11, 2001, 5:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m. MAA Two-Year College Reception
Thursday January 11, 2001, 6:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. MER Banquet
Thursday January 11, 2001, 7:00 p.m.-8:15 p.m. MAA Special Presentation
The mathematics of Lewis Carroll
Organizers:
Robin J. Wilson , British Open University
Thursday January 11, 2001, 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. Reception for Friends and Alumni of Teachers College, Columbia University
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