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2000 Joint Mathematics Meetings
Washington, DC, January 1922, 2000
Meeting #950
Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
Unscheduled
Monday January 17, 2000

Monday January 17, 2000, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Quantum Computation: The Grand Mathematical Challenge for the 21st Century and the Millennium
Organizers:
Samuel J. Lomonaco, Jr., University of Maryland Baltimore County

8:00 a.m.
Registration outside the Coolidge Room, Marriott.

9:00 a.m.
A Rosetta Stone for quantum mechanics.
Samuel J. Lomonaco, Jr.*, University of Maryland Baltimore County

10:00 a.m.
Coffee break.

10:30 a.m.
Introduction to quantum algorithms.
Peter W. Shor*, AT\&T LaboratoriesResearch

1:30 p.m.
Qubit devices.
Howard E. Brandt*, Army Research Laboratory

2:30 p.m.
Coffee break.

3:00 p.m.
An introduction to quantum error correction.
Daniel Gottesman*, Microsoft Research

5:00 p.m.
Reception.

Monday January 17, 2000, 8:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Short Course on Fuzzy Mathematics
Organizers:
Kiran Bhutani, Catholic University of America

8:00 a.m.
Registration outside the Coolidge Room, Marriott.

9:00 a.m.
Topics in fuzzy mathematics.
John Mordeson*, Creighton University

10:00 a.m.
Coffee break.

2:00 p.m.
Fuzzy geometry.
Azriel Rosenfeld*, University of Maryland

2:30 p.m.
Coffee break.

3:30 p.m.
Selected applications from fuzzy logic and neural networks.
Rod Taber*, Ring Technology

5:00 p.m.
Reception.

Monday January 17, 2000, 10:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Environmental Mathematics
Organizers:
V. S. Manoranjan, Washington State University

8:00 a.m.
Registration outside the Coolidge Room, Marriott.

10:30 a.m.
Contaminant transport in groundwater  mathematical analysis and computation
V S. Manoranjan*, Washington State University

1:30 p.m.
Characterizing groundwater contaminant sources  an application of minimum relative entropy theory
Kirk Hatfield*, University of Florida

3:00 p.m.
Environmental monitoring
Alexandre Khapalov*, Washington State University

5:00 p.m.
Reception.
Tuesday January 18, 2000

Tuesday January 18, 2000, 8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Board of Governors

Tuesday January 18, 2000, 9:00 a.m.3:30 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Quantum Computation: The Grand Mathematical Challenge for the 21st Century and the Millennium
Organizers:
Samuel J. Lomonaco, Jr., University of Maryland Baltimore County

9:00 a.m.
Quantum complexity theory.
Umesh Vazirani*, University of California, Berkeley

10:00 a.m.
Coffee break.

10:30 a.m.
Quantum computation with anyons.
Alexei Kitaev*, Microsoft Research

1:00 p.m.
Quantum topology and quantum computing.
Louis H. Kauffman*, University of Illinois at Chicago

2:00 p.m.
Coffee break.

2:30 p.m.
A tangled tale of quantum entanglement.
Samuel Lomonaco, Jr.*, University of Maryland Baltimore County

Tuesday January 18, 2000, 9:00 a.m.2:30 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Environmental Mathematics
Organizers:
V. S. Manoranjan, Washington State University

9:00 a.m.
Algae blooms in lakes and estuaries  mathematical models
V S. Manoranjan*, Washington State University

10:30 a.m.
Kinetics of contaminant transformation through catalytic and surfacemediated redox reactions in aquatic systems
Baolin Deng*, New Mexico inst of Mining and Technology

1:30 p.m.
Interacting particle systems with applications to environmental problems
Steve Krone*, University of Idaho

Tuesday January 18, 2000, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Short Course on Fuzzy Mathematics
Organizers:
Kiran Bhutani, Catholic University of America

9:00 a.m.
Foundations of fuzzy rules and their roles in intelligent agents.
John Yen*, Texas A&M University

10:00 a.m.
Coffee break.

1:45 p.m.
Fuzzy sets and applied fuzzy logic.
Abe Kandel*, University of South Florida

2:00 p.m.
Coffee break.

4:00 p.m.
Fuzzy sets and statistics with application biomedicine.
Gregory Campbell*, U. S. Food and Drug Administration

Tuesday January 18, 2000, 1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Council

Tuesday January 18, 2000, 3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Tuesday January 18, 2000, 6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Gala Reception and Opening Banquet
Wednesday January 19, 2000

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 7:30 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Mathematical Sciences Employment Center
Open for receipt of all interview request forms (forms accepted between 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.; none accepted on Thursday or Friday).

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College barker@bowdoin.edu
Jerry L. Bona, University of Texas at Austin bona@fireant.ma.utexas.edu
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California, Santa Barbara millett@math.ucsb.edu

8:00 a.m.
A Survey of the Function Literature: What Have we Learned?
Marilyn P. Carlson*, Arizona State University
(950981014)

8:30 a.m.
Undergraduate Mathematics Students' Understanding of the Role of Definitions and the Consequences of These Understandings on Students' Ability to Use Definitions in a Mathematically Acceptable Way.
Barbara S Edwards*, Oregon State University
(95098454)

9:00 a.m.
Effects on students learning topics in collegiate mathematics of pedagogy based on APOS Theory, using cooperative learning, students writing computer programs and inclass problem solving.
Ed Dubinsky*, Georgia State University
(95098597)

9:30 a.m.
Minorities are Invisible in Mathematics.
William Y Velez*, University of Arizona
(95098507)

10:00 a.m.
Attracting Undergraduate Minorities To Mathematics.
Etta Z. Falconer*, Spelman College
(950981091)

10:30 a.m.
Increasing the number of minority PhDs in Mathematics.
David Manderscheid*, University of Iowa
(95097102)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Aspects of Consensus Theory, I
Organizers:
Melvin F. Janowitz, University of Massachusetts, Amherst melj@math.umass.edu

8:00 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks, M.F. Janowitz

8:05 a.m.
Understanding Arrow's Theorem and voting paradoxes through symmetry.
Donald G Saari*, Northwestern University
(95091196)

8:45 a.m.
Optimal Voting Rules.
H. Peyton Young*, Johns Hopkins University
(95090662)

9:25 a.m.
Probabilistic Preferences, Random Utilities and Majority Rule Social Welfare.
Michel Regenwetter*, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
(95091696)

9:55 a.m.
Using the local majority rule to reach an agreement on the global majority.
Aleksandar Pekec*, Duke University
(95005676)

10:25 a.m.
A Comparison of Dodgson's Method and Kemeny's Rule.
Tommy Ratliff*, Wheaton College
(95090353)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Holomorphic Dynamics and Related Issues, I
Organizers:
Mikhail Lyubich, SUNY at Stony Brook mlyubich@math.sunysb.edu
Kevin Pilgrim, University of Missouri at Rolla pilgrim@umr.edu
Michael Yampolsky, Institut des Hautes \'Etudes yampol@ihes.fr

8:00 a.m.
Dynamics in two complex dimensions.
John Smillie*, Cornell University
Eric Bedford, Indiana University
(950371159)

8:50 a.m.
Growing trees, laminations and the dynamaics on the Julia set.
Alexander Blokh*, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Genadi Levin, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
(950371101)

9:20 a.m.
Pruning, homoclinic orbits and the partial order on horseshoe braids.
Andre de Carvalho*, IMS  SUNY at Stony Brook
Toby Hall, University of Liverpool
(950581138)

9:50 a.m.
Dynamics of iterated exponential maps: dynamic rays and parameter space.
Dierk Schleicher*, SUNY Stony Brook & TU Muenchen
(95030451)

10:20 a.m.
The global topology of deformation spaces of hyperbolic 3manifolds.
James W Anderson, University of Southampton
Richard D Canary*, University of Michigan
Darryl McCullough, University of Oklahoma
(95057626)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Beautiful Graph Theory, I
Organizers:
Gary Chartrand, Western Michigan University chartrand@wmich.edu
Frank Harary, New Mexico State University fnh@crl.nmsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Full Domination in Graphs.
Robert C Brigham, Univeristy of Central Florida
Gary Chartrand, Western Michigan University
Ronald D Dutton, University of Central Florida
Ping Zhang*, Western Michigan University
(95005709)

8:30 a.m.
On Minimal Ultimately Economical Supergraphs.
Curtis Clark*, Morehouse College
(950051169)

9:00 a.m.
Monotone Reachability in Arc Colored Tournaments.
K. B. Reid*, California State University San Marcos
(95005979)

9:30 a.m.
On the Planarity of Iterated Jump Graphs.
Gary Chartrand*, Western Michigan University
Heather Gavlas, Grand Valley State University
Hector Hevia, Universidad Adolfo Ibanez, Vina del Mar, Chile
Donald W VanderJagt, Grand Valley State University
Ping Zhang, Western Michigan University
(95005715)

10:00 a.m.
Critical and Stable Graphs with Total Irredundance of Zero.
Teresa W Haynes, East Tennessee State University
Steve Hedetniemi, Clemson University
Michael Henning, University of Natal
Debra J Knisley*, East Tennessee State University
(95005978)

10:30 a.m.
Excellent Graphs.
Gerd H Fricke, Wright State University
Teresa W Haynes*, East Tennessee State University
Sandee S Hedetniemi, Clemson University
Stephen T Hedetniemi, Clemson University
Renu C Laskar, Clemson University
(95005857)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Invariants of Knots and 3Manifolds, I
Organizers:
Dubravko Ivansic, George Washington University divansic@gwu.edu
Mark E. Kidwell, U.S. Naval Academy mek@nadn.navy.mil
Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu
Yongwu Rong, George Washington University rong@gwu.edu
Ted Stanford, U. S. Naval Academy stanford@nadn.navy.mil

8:00 a.m.
On a theorem of Wu.
Lorenzo Traldi*, Lafayette College
(95057267)

8:30 a.m.
$SL(2,C)$ Representations of Tunnel Number One Knots.
Hugh M Hilden, University of Hawaii
Debora M Tejada*, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Margarita M Toro, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
(95057242)

9:00 a.m.
On the Homplypt skein module of $S^1 \times S^2$.
Jianyuan Zhong*, Louisiana State University
Patrick M Gilmer, Louisiana State University
(95057574)

9:30 a.m.
Symmetry of quantum link invariants.
Thang T Le*, SUNY Buffalo
(950571280)

10:00 a.m.
A note on the mapping class group and positive Dehn twists.
Feng Luo*, Rutgers University
(95057797)

10:30 a.m.
On the relationship between the Apolynomial and the Jones polynomial.
Razvan Gelca*, University of Michigan
(95057272)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Computation and Information, I
Organizers:
Samuel J. Lomonaco, Jr., University of Maryland, Baltimore County lomonaco@umbc.edu
Howard E. Brandt, Army Research Labs hbrandt@lamp0.arl.army.mil

8:00 a.m.
The entanglementassisted capacity of a quantum channel.
Peter W Shor*, AT&T Labs  Research
(9509477)

8:35 a.m.
Manipulating pure state quantum entanglement.
Lucien Hardy*, Oxford University, UK
(9508174)

9:10 a.m.
On the structure of the entangled states.
Michael A Nielsen*, California Institute of Technology
(9508192)

9:45 a.m.
Improved twoparty and multiparty purification protocols.
John A Smolin*, IBM Research
Elitza N Maveva, California Institute of Technology
(950811105)

10:20 a.m.
Entangled chains.
William K Wootters*, Williams College
(950811054)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Singularities in Algebraic and Analytic Geometry, I
Organizers:
Ruth I. Michler, University of North Texas michler@unt.edu
Caroline Melles, U. S. Naval Academy cgg@nadn.navy.mil

8:00 a.m.
Complete Kahler Metrics for Singular Toroidal Varieties.
Caroline G Melles*, U. S. Naval Academy
Pierre Milman, University of Toronto
(95014716)

8:30 a.m.
Pure Hodge structure on the $L_2$cohomology of varieties with isolated singularities.
William Pardon*, Duke University
Mark Stern, Duke University
(950141151)

9:20 a.m.
Combinatorial Intersection Cohomology of Toric Varieties.
KarlHeinz Fieseler*, Uppsala University
(950141273)

10:00 a.m.
Equivariant intersection homology of toric varieties, Poincar\'e duality, and extensions of IH sheaves.
Tom C Braden*, Harvard University
(95014924)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Integral Equations and Applications, I
Organizers:
Constantin Corduneanu, University of Texas at Arlington cordun@utarlg.uta.edu
Mehran Mahdavi, Bowie State University mmahdavi@BowieState.edu

8:00 a.m.
Integrodifferential equations with nonautonomous operators.
James H Liu*, James Madison University
(95045234)

8:30 a.m.
On integral equation in inverse spectral problems.
Eduard R Tsekanovskii*, Niagara University
(9504540)

9:00 a.m.
Arbitrary Order Linear Ordinary Differeintegral Equations with Polynomial Coefficients.
Ismail Ali*, Kuwait University
(9503422)

9:30 a.m.
Stability preservation for functional differential equations with causal operators.
Constantin C. Corduneanu*, The University of Texas at Arlington
Yizeng Li, The Tarrant County College, Hurst, Texas
(95045511)

10:00 a.m.
Selfsimilar Asymptotics for Hyperbolic Integrodifferential Equations.
Hans P Engler*, Georgetown University
(95045818)

10:35 a.m.
Locally QuasiDissipative Evolution Equation and Application to Functional Differential Equations.
Kazufumi Ito*, North Carolina State University
(95039897)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Algebras, I
Organizers:
May M. Nilsen, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and Texas A \& M University mnilsen@math.unl.edu
David R. Pitts, University of Nebraska, Lincoln dpitts@math.unl.edu

8:00 a.m.
Quantum Dixmier algebras.
Iwan Praton*, Franklin and Marshall College
(95017297)

8:30 a.m.
The Exactness and Novikov Conjectures for Discrete Groups.
Erik Guentner*, IUPUI
Jerome Kaminker, IUPUI
(95047936)

9:00 a.m.
Noncommutative $n$tuples and dilation theory.
David W Kribs*, University of Waterloo
(95047238)

9:30 a.m.
Approximation properties of group C*algebras, boundaries, and the Novikov Conjecture.
Erik Guentner, IUPUI
Jerome Kaminker*, IUPUI
(95046834)

10:00 a.m.
Applications of free entropy to von Neumann algebras.
Liming Ge*, Univ. of New Hampshire
Junhao Shen, Univ. of Penn.
(95046962)

10:30 a.m.
Wandering Vector Multipliers.
Deguang Han, McMaster University
David R Larson*, Texas A&M University
(95047973)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#12: Part A
Transforming anxiety into hatred: Rethinking this standard model of reaching liberal arts students and the general public.
Organizers:
Edward B. Burger, Williams College
Michael Starbird, University of Texas at Austin

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part A
Mathematical finance.
Organizers:
Walter R. Stromquist, Berwyn, PA
Daniel Loeb, Daniel H. Wagner Associates

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part A
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Joseph A. Gallian, University of MinnesotaDuluth
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Stephen G. Hartke, Rutgers University

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.8:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic Geometry

8:00 a.m.
Characteristic Pairs Along the Resolution Sequence.
Kent M Neuerburg*, Southeastern Louisiana Univeristy
(95014115)

8:15 a.m.
On polarized surfaces of low degree whose adjoint bundles are not spanned.
Gian Mario Besana*, Eastern Michigan University
Sandra Di Rocco, Royal Institute of Technology
(95014477)

8:30 a.m.
A Construction of Codes from Higherdimensional Varieties.
Gary L Salazar*, Louisiana State University
(95014882)

8:45 a.m.
Open subschemes of $text{Hilb}^n_{\Bbb{A}^2_{k}}$ that are isomorphic to $\Bbb{A}^{2n}_{k}$.
Mark E Huibregtse*, Skidmore College
(950141150)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on The Use of History in the Teaching of Mathematics, I
Organizers:
V. Frederick Rickey, United States Military Academy FredRickey@usma.edu
Florence Fasanelli, CollegeUniversity Resource Institute ffasanelli@juno.com
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia vkatz@udc.edu

8:00 a.m.
using projects involving technology in a history of mathematics class.
Lee H Armstrong*, University of Central Florida
(950A1312)

8:20 a.m.
HPMHistory and Pedagogy of Mathematics: An Exploration of Scope and Barriers.
Alphonse Buccino*, University of Georgia Emeritus
(950A1555)

8:40 a.m.
Original Sources vs. Survey.
Linda Marie Saliga*, The University of Akron
(950A1865)

9:00 a.m.
Modern Mathematical Revolutions: A Historical Approach.
Robert W Case*, Northeastern University
(950A11161)

9:20 a.m.
Addressing TwoYear College Challenges Using Math History.
Joanne V Peeples*, El Paso Community College
(950A11070)

9:40 a.m.
Using Nearoriginal Sources in the Graduate Analysis Course for Teachers.
Phillip E Johnson*, UNC Charlotte
(950A1397)

10:00 a.m.
Getting to One: PreService Teachers meet Zeno.
Joan D Lukas*, University of Massachusetts Boston
Judy Clark, University of Massachusetts
(950A1763)

10:20 a.m.
Teaching calculus at three Argentinian universities during the period 19911999: A comparison.
Sandra Aida Visokolskis, University of Cordoba
Carla Fernanda Gomez*, Blas Pascal University
(950A1988)

10:40 a.m.
Historically Inspired Curriculum Development Projects as Part of an M.A.T. Program in Mathematics.
David Dennis*, Univ. of Texas at El Paso
(950A1953)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Integrating Mathematics and Other Disciplines, I
Organizers:
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona wmc@math.arizona.edu
Duff G. Campbell, United States Military Academy
Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona
David C. Lay, University of Maryland, College Park
Nicholas Losito, SUNY Farmingdale
Jim Rolf, United States Military Academy
Yajun Yang, SUNY Farmingdale

8:00 a.m.
Calculus That Matters in the Life Sciences.
Patti Frazer Lock*, St. Lawrence University
(950B1785)

8:15 a.m.
Spreadsheets and Mathematics for the Life Sciences.
Edward H Grossman*, City College of CUNY
Jane Gallagher, City College of CUNY
(950B1611)

8:30 a.m.
The Biology and Economics of Beekeeping: A Native American Summer Program.
Kate G McGivney*, University of Arizona
Joseph C Watkins, University of Arizona
(950B1986)

8:45 a.m.
Creating an Integrated Biology and Mathematics Course for High School Students.
Juan Estrada, Metropolitan State University
Michael D Green*, Metropolitan State University
(950B1633)

9:00 a.m.
BioCalc at Illinois.
Jerry Uhl*, Univ of Illinois at Urbana
Sandy Lazarowitz, Cornell University
(950B1460)

9:15 a.m.
Motivating Calculus Concepts with Physics Labs.
Mysore S Jagadish*, Department of Mathematics,Barry University
John F Goehl, Department of Physical Sciences,Barry University
(950B1547)

9:30 a.m.
Modeling the Flight of a Missile.
Gerald C Kobylski*, United States Military Academy
Randall E Donaldson, United States Military Academy
Bryndol Sones, United States Military Academy
(950B1761)

9:45 a.m.
Integration of Mathematics and Physics: Workshop and Interdisciplinary Course.
Yuen S Chinn*, SUNYFarmingdale
Irina L Neymotin, SUNYFarmingdale
(950B1745)

10:00 a.m.
The Golden Ratio in Physics  Revisited.
Tom Foley*, St. Joseph's University
(950B1895)

10:15 a.m.
Conversations with Electrical Engineers.
William G McCallum*, University of Arizona
(950B11026)

10:30 a.m.
Interdisciplinary Curriculum  Natural or Synthetic?
Gary W Krahn*, United States Military Academy
(950B11094)

10:45 a.m.
Curriculum Design: Seeking Guidance from the Partner Disciplines.
William Barker*, Bowdoin College
(950B1755)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Uses of the World Wide Web in Teaching Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Brian E. Smith, McGill University smithb@management.mcgill.ca
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University

8:00 a.m.
Numbers, News, and the Net.
John M. Harris, Appalachian State University
Gregory S. Rhoads*, Appalachian State University
(950C1598)

8:15 a.m.
MATtours: Inquirybased hypertext materials in discrete mathematics.
Larry Copes*, Augsburg College and Institute for Studies in Educational Mathematics
(950C11009)

8:30 a.m.
Using Javascript for an Active Discrete Math Class.
Douglas E. Ensley*, Shippensburg University
(950C1573)

8:45 a.m.
OnLine Quizzes for Students to Check their Readiness for College Algebra.
Bryce F Hanlon*, University of Arizona
(950C1604)

9:00 a.m.
Webbased Homework and Quizzes.
Jimmy Smith*, Appalachian State University
Jeff Hirst, Appalachian State University
Holly P. Hirst, Appalachian State University
(950C11072)

9:15 a.m.
Using WebBased Interactive Materials in a Studio Classroom.
David A Smith*, Duke University
Lawrence C Moore, Duke University
(950C1921)

9:30 a.m.
The Global Classroom.
Marcelle Bessman*, Jacksonville University
(950C11263)

9:45 a.m.
The Global Classroom, A Visitor's Perspective.
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University
Douglas A Quinney*, University of Keele
(950C11262)

10:00 a.m.
Using the Web to Motivate and Apply Symbolic Logic.
Florence S Gordon*, New York Institute of Technology
(950C1473)

10:15 a.m.
Applets, Data Sets and Other Web Resources in a Business Statistics Class.
Brian E Smith*, McGill University
(950C1820)

10:30 a.m.
NetMath at Illinois.
Jerry Uhl, Univ of Illinos at UrbanaChampaign
Debra Woods*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(950C1954)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Environmental Mathematics in the Classroom
Organizers:
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University fusaro@math.fsu.edu
Patricia C. Kenschaft, Montclair State University

8:00 a.m.
HS Students Tackle Issues in Plant Growth.
Stephanie Fitchett*, Florida Atlantic University
(950P1708)

8:20 a.m.
Enviromental Mathematics in a Liberal Arts Class.
Holly P Hirst*, Appalachian State University
James R Smith, Appalachian State University
(950P11049)

8:40 a.m.
The Interpolation of Hydraulic Head Contours.
Kelly M Knapp*, Ursinus College
Linda C Thiel, Ursinus College
(950P1496)

9:00 a.m.
Water Purification.
Gerald C Kobylski*, United States Military Academy
(950P1760)

9:20 a.m.
Pollution in the Great Lakes  Discrete and Continuous Solutions.
Paul J Laumakis*, Rowan University
(950P1803)

9:40 a.m.
Environmental Awareness in the Calculus Classroom.
Patti Frazer Lock*, St. Lawrence University
(950P1789)

10:00 a.m.
Population Growth and Optimal Harvesting.
James T Sandefur*, Georgetown University
(950P1210)

10:20 a.m.
Mathematics, Economics and the Environment.
Martin E Walter*, University of Colorado
(950P1207)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:05 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Analysis, I
Organizers:
Paul C. Yang, University of Southern California yang@math.princeton.edu
Matthew J. Gursky, Indiana University gursky@indiana.edu

8:05 a.m.
How to use integrals to count lattice points in polytopes.
Matthias Beck*, Temple University
(95052384)

8:40 a.m.
H\"older Continuity of Polycrystals Whose Interfaces Flow by Curvature.
David G. Caraballo*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
(95049738)

9:15 a.m.
Existence and compactness results of conformal metrics with constant scalar curvature and constant boundary mean curvature.
ZhengChao Han*, Rutgers University
Yanyan Li, Rutgers University
(950581045)

9:50 a.m.
Topology and Sobolev spaces.
Haim Brezis, Rutgers University and the University of Paris VI
Yanyan Li*, Rutgers University
(95035963)

10:25 a.m.
The geometry of the first nonzero Stekloff eigenvalue.
Jose F Escobar*, Cornell University
(950351160)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:15 a.m.10:10 a.m.
AMS General Session

8:15 a.m.
"Speedup" properties of major subsets and supersets of computably enumerable sets.
Lisa R Galminas*, Northwestern State University of LA
(950031204)

8:30 a.m.
M\"obius Inversion and Codes over Rings.
Marcus Greferath, Ohio University
Stefan E Schmidt*, M.I.T.
(950051010)

8:45 a.m.
Minimal matrices and Kronecker products.
Ernesto Vallejo*, National University of Mexico
(950051163)

9:00 a.m.
A new face ring for mixed simplicial and cubical complexes.
Margaret A. Readdy*, Stockholm University
(95005758)

9:15 a.m.
Efficient computing of minimumcost grid network flows and applications to the discrete MongeKantorovich mass transfer problem.
Eugene Belogay*, Purdue University
(950901258)

9:30 a.m.
Transitions of Ridges in Parameterized Families of Functions.
Robert S Keller*, Loras College
(950681130)

9:45 a.m.
Some integral equations from the theory of probability.
Ty Lee*, University of Maryland
(9504554)

10:00 a.m.
The Mindy Waterhouse method for selecting an supremum point.
C. S. Felicitas*, C.F.C.T.E., Inc.
(9506804)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Topological Dynamics of $Z^d$ and $R^d$ Actions, I
Organizers:
E. Arthur Robinson, George Washington University robinson@gwu.edu
Ayse A. Sahin, North Dakota State University sahin@plains.nodak.edu

8:30 a.m.
Expansive subdynamics for algebraic $\mathbb{Z}^d$actions.
Douglas A Lind*, University of Washington
(95037365)

9:00 a.m.
An Example of a Flow with a Single Nonperiodic, Nonexpansive Direction.
Kathleen M Madden*, Drew University
(95058859)

9:30 a.m.
Rank one group actions with mixing simple $\Bbb Z$ subactions.
Blair F Madore*, SUNY Potsdam
(950371183)

10:00 a.m.
Examples of Rank One ${\Bbb Z}^{d}$ Actions.
Cesar E Silva*, Williams College
(950371038)

10:30 a.m.
Multiple mixing for rank one group actions.
Andres del Junco*, University of Toronto
Reem Yassawi, Trent University
(95028878)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:30 a.m.9:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Optimization

8:30 a.m.
A Circular Problem.
William T Mahavier*, Nicholls State University
(95049294)

8:45 a.m.
Direct Method for Variational Problems via Hybrid Functions.
Mohsen Razzaghi*, Mississippi State University
(95049402)

9:00 a.m.
A Sufficient Optimality Theorem for Protoconvex Programs.
Thurai Kugendran*, City University of New York
(95049741)

9:15 a.m.
Optimizing Optical Design Using Linear Complementarity.
Caroline N Haddad*, SUNY Geneseo
(95049770)

9:30 a.m.
A gradient method to solve a nonlinear optimization problem arising in Computational Anatomy.
M F Beg, Center for Imaging Science, Johns Hopkins University
M I Miller, Center for Imaging Science, Johns Hopkins University
J T Ratnanather*, Center for Imaging Science, Johns Hopkins University
L Younes, CMLA, ENSCachan, France
(950491212)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems and Applications, I
Organizers:
Alfonso Castro, University of Texas at San Antonio castro@sphere.math.utsa.edu
Maya Chhetri, Mississippi State University mc1@Ra.MsState.Edu
Ratnasingham Shivaji, Mississippi State University shivaji@Ra.MsState.Edu

9:00 a.m.
Sturm Theorems via Picone's Identity.
Walter Allegretto*, University of Alberta,Edmonton,Canada
(95035551)

9:30 a.m.
Global bifurcations of semilinear Neumann boundary value problem.
Junping Shi*, Tulane University
(95035351)

10:00 a.m.
Recent Developments on Semipositone Systems.
Maya Chhetri*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(950351082)

10:30 a.m.
Nonexistence of nonnegative solutions for classes of semilinear elliptic systems.
Ratnasingham Shivaji*, Georgia Southern University and Mississippi State University
Hai Dang, Mississippi State University
(95035319)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Global Analysis, Manifolds

9:00 a.m.
A nonfixed point theorem for Hamiltonian Lie group actions.
Christopher J Allday*, University of Hawaii
Volker Puppe, University of Konstanz
Volker Hauschild, Unical
(95057133)

9:15 a.m.
Nine and Ten Crossing Harmonic Knots.
Aaron K Trautwein*, Carthage College
(95057498)

9:30 a.m.
Group theoretic conditions under which closed aspherical manifolds are covered by Euclidean space.
Hanspeter Fischer*, Brigham Young University
David G Wright, Brigham Young University
(95057655)

9:45 a.m.
Adding 2cells to a 2complex with an eye to $\pi_2$.
Michael P Hitchman*, Lewis and Clark College
(95057917)

10:00 a.m.
Orbit Distribution of Symmetric Maps of the Interval under Multiple Valued Iteration.
Richard E Lampe*, Illinois Wesleyan University
(95058641)

10:15 a.m.
Fractal Dimensions for Group Generated Cellular Automata.
Michael J Bardzell*, Salisbury State University
Kathleen M Shannon, Salisbury State University
Steven M Hetzler, Salisbury State University
(95058401)

10:45 a.m.
The Vinvariant of a polynomial knot.
Alan H Durfee*, Mount Holyoke College
(95057149)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Finite Differences and Functional Equations

9:00 a.m.
Differentiability Results for a Dynamical System with Multipoint Boundary Values.
Bonita A Lawrence*, University of South CarolinaBeaufort
(950371046)

9:15 a.m.
Systems of difference equations with asymptotically constant solutions.
William F Trench*, Trinity University (Emeritus)
(9503971)

9:30 a.m.
Existence and Behavior of Solutions of a Rational System Part II.
Edward A Grove, University of Rhode Island
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
Lynn C McGrath*, University of Rhode Island
Christopher T Teixeira, University of Rhode Island
(95039136)

9:45 a.m.
On the Functional Equation $M(fg)=M(f)M(g)L(f)L(g)$ on $H(G)$.
P L Kannappan, University of Waterloo
N R Nandakumar*, Delaware State University
(95039175)

10:00 a.m.
Asymptotic behavior of solutions of systems of linear difference equations with oscillatory decreasing coefficients.
Alexei V Bourd*, QUALCOMM, Inc.
(95039461)

10:15 a.m.
Identifiability of the YakovlevPolig model of carcinogenesis and functional equations.
Leonid G. Hanin*, Idaho State University
(95039727)

10:30 a.m.
A RungeKutta Discretization of a Differential Delay Equation.
Anatoli F Ivanov*, Pennsylvania State University
(950391170)

10:45 a.m.
A Proof of Thwaites's Difference Process Conjecture.
Marc A. Chamberland*, Grinnell College
(9503948)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Panel Discussion
Building mathematical leadership among women.
Panelists:
Joan R. Leitzel, University of New Hampshire
Organizers:
Carolyn Connell, Westminster College
Panelists:
Margaret H. Wright, Bell Labs
Sadie C. Bragg, Borough of Manhattan Community College (CUNY)
Marcia P. Sward, MAA
Moderators:
Carole B. Lacampagne, U.S. Department of Education

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Tenure and posttenure review policies.
Organizers:
John D. Fulton, Virginia Polytech Institute & State University
James W. Daniel, University of Texas at Austin
Bernard L. Madison, University of Arkansas
Presenters:
Susan C. Geller, Texas A\&M University
Robert F. Olin, Virginia Polytechnich Institute and State University
Jimmy L. Solomon, Georgia Southern University

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
The proof of the Kepler conjecture.
Thomas C. Hales*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(9505205)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Invited Address
Spacetime in string theory.
Brian Greene*, Columbia University

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 12:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sale

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lecture: Lecture I
Riemann surfaces in dynamics, topology, and arithmetic, Part I.
Curtis T. McMullen*, Harvard University
(9503016)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Combinatorics at the crossroads: Progress, problems and prospects.
Ronald L. Graham*, University of California at San Diego and A T \& T Labs
(950A010)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College barker@bowdoin.edu
Jerry L. Bona, University of Texas at Austin bona@fireant.ma.utexas.edu
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California, Santa Barbara millett@math.ucsb.edu

2:15 p.m.
Mathematics departments, new faculty, and Project NExT.
T. Christine Stevens*, Saint Louis University
Joseph A Gallian, Univ. of MinnesotaDuluth
Aparna W Higgins, University of Dayton
(95098940)

2:45 p.m.
From One Community to the NExT.
Michele Intermont*, Kalamazoo College
(95098982)

3:15 p.m.
New Experiences with Tenure.
Douglas E. Ensley*, Shippensburg University
(95098437)

3:45 p.m.
Project NExT  A Chair's View.
Jim Lewis*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(950981272)

4:15 p.m.
Break

4:30 p.m.
Panel Discussion on Mathematicians, the NCTM, and the Standards 2000 Project.
Kenneth C Millett*, University of California, Santa Barbara
Alfred Manaster*, University of California, San Diego
James Sandefur*, Georgetown University
John Thorpe*, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Philip Wagreich, University of Illinois at Chicago
(950971246)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Effective Methods and Commutative Algebra, I
Organizers:
Anna Guerrieri, Universita Degli Studi dell'Aquila guerran@univaq.it
Irene Swanson, New Mexico State University iswanson@nmsu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Residually $S_2$ideals and applications.
Alberto Corso*, Michigan State University
(95013413)

2:45 p.m.
Strongly CohenMacaulay ideals of small second analytic deviation.
Claudia Polini*, Hope College
(95013414)

3:15 p.m.
Frational rings and the integral closures of ideals.
Ian M Aberbach*, University of Missouri
Craig Huneke, University of Kansas
(95013880)

3:45 p.m.
First Coefficient Ideals and the $S_2$ification of a Rees Algebra.
Catalin Ciuperca*, University of Kansas
(95013856)

4:15 p.m.
Normal Ideals of Graded Rings.
Sara Faridi*, University of Michigan
(95013638)

4:45 p.m.
Ascent of finite CohenMacaulay type.
Graham J Leuschke*, University of Nebraska
Roger A Wiegand, University of Nebraska
(95013787)

5:15 p.m.
The BuchsbaumRim polynomial and the Rees algebra of a parameter modules.
JungChen Liu*, National Taiwan Normal Univerisity
(95013566)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Holomorphic Dynamics and Related Issues, II
Organizers:
Mikhail Lyubich, SUNY at Stony Brook mlyubich@math.sunysb.edu
Kevin Pilgrim, University of Missouri at Rolla pilgrim@umr.edu
Michael Yampolsky, Institut des Hautes \'Etudes yampol@ihes.fr

2:15 p.m.
Meromorphic functions and singular surfaces.
Alexandre Eremenko*, Purdue University
Mario Bonk, Tech. Univ. Berlin
(950301031)

3:10 p.m.
On pointwise dimension of nonhyperbolic measures.
Victoria Sadovskaya*, The Pennsylvania State University
Boris Kalinin, The Pennsylvania State University
(95000852)

3:40 p.m.
Quadratic Rational Maps with a Parabolic Fixed Point.
Adam L Epstein*, Cornell University
(95037736)

4:10 p.m.
On the structure of conjugacy classes of unimodal maps.
Artur A de Melo*, IMPA
(950371008)

4:40 p.m.
Stability in Complex Dynamics: Domains of Holomorphy.
Laura G DeMarco*, Harvard University
(95030985)

5:10 p.m.
Dynamics in Two Complex Variables.
Eric Bedford*, Indiana University
John Smillie, Cornell University
(950321166)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Invariants of Knots and 3Manifolds, II
Organizers:
Dubravko Ivansic, George Washington University divansic@gwu.edu
Mark E. Kidwell, U.S. Naval Academy mek@nadn.navy.mil
Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu
Yongwu Rong, George Washington University rong@gwu.edu
Ted Stanford, U. S. Naval Academy stanford@nadn.navy.mil

2:15 p.m.
Statesum Invariants of Knotted Curves and Surfaces from Quandle Cohomology.
Daniel D Jelsovsky*, University of South Florida
J S Carter, University of South Alabama
Seiichi Kamada, Osaka City University
Laurel Langford, University of WisconsinRiver Falls
Masahico Saito, University of South Florida
(95057111)

2:45 p.m.
The noncommutative deRham homology of the Kauffman bracket skein module.
Charles D Frohman*, The University of Iowa
(950571060)

3:15 p.m.
A subcategory of a cobordism category.
Patrick M. Gilmer*, Louisiana State University
(95057734)

3:45 p.m.
Cyclic Group Actions on Manifolds.
Adam S Sikora*, Univ. of Maryland at College Park
(950571200)

4:15 p.m.
A quantum obstruction to embedding.
Charles Frohman, University of Iowa
Joanna KaniaBartoszynska*, Boise State University
(950571223)

4:45 p.m.
Minimal crossing number of alternating knots in S x I.
Colin C Adams*, Williams College
Thomas Fleming, Williams College
Michael Levin, Harvard University
Ari Turner, Princeton University
(95057499)

5:15 p.m.
Relating Hopfalgebraic invariants of 3manifolds.
Fernando J. O. de Souza*, Los Alamos Nat. Lab./ U. I. C.
Louis H. Kauffman, U. I. C.
David E. Radford, U. I. C.
(95057937)

5:40 p.m.
Nonsemsimple TQFT's in dim=1+1+1.
Thomas Kerler*, The Ohio State University
(950571254)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Computation and Information, II
Organizers:
Samuel J. Lomonaco, Jr., University of Maryland, Baltimore County lomonaco@umbc.edu
Howard E. Brandt, Army Research Labs hbrandt@lamp0.arl.army.mil

2:15 p.m.
Physically inspired ways of thinking about information.
Charles H Bennett*, IBM Research, Yorktown
(950811181)

2:50 p.m.
On Unknown Quantum States.
Christopher A Fuchs*, California Institute of Technology
(9501533)

3:25 p.m.
Quantum Information and Communication.
Umesh V Vazirani*, U.C. Berkeley
(95081286)

4:00 p.m.
How to Share a Quantum Secret.
Richard Cleve, University of Calgary
Daniel Gottesman*, Microsoft Research
HoiKwong Lo, HP Labs Bristol
(9508170)

4:35 p.m.
Inconclusive rate with a positive operator valued measure.
Howard E Brandt*, Army Research Lab & Isaac Newton Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(9509444)

5:10 p.m.
Quantum games and quantum algorithms.
David A Meyer*, University of California/San Diego
(95081740)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems and Applications, II
Organizers:
Alfonso Castro, University of Texas at San Antonio castro@sphere.math.utsa.edu
Maya Chhetri, Mississippi State University mc1@Ra.MsState.Edu
Ratnasingham Shivaji, Mississippi State University shivaji@Ra.MsState.Edu

2:15 p.m.
TypeII Superconductivity and Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems.
M. S. Berger*, University of Massachusetts
(95081128)

2:45 p.m.
A nonlinear eigenvalue problem arising in Astrophysics.
Alfonso Castro*, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Victor Padron, Universidad de los Andes, Venezuela
(95035201)

3:15 p.m.
Newton Flows and Invariant Manifolds for Semilinear Elliptic Dirichlet Problems.
John M Neuberger*, Northern Arizona University
(95035823)

3:45 p.m.
A nonradial signchanging solution for a semilinear elliptic problem.
Jorge Cossio*, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Carlos Mejia, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Alfonso Castro, The University of Texas at San Antonio
(95035198)

4:15 p.m.
A General Minimax Type Result Proved by FanKKM Theorem and Its Applications to Approximation Theory, Fixed Point Theory and Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems.
Jinlu Li*, Shawnee State University, Portsmouth, Ohio
(950491073)

4:45 p.m.
A Generalization of the Courant Nodal Domain Theorem.
Stephen B Robinson*, Wake Forest University
(950351255)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Singularities in Algebraic and Analytic Geometry, II
Organizers:
Ruth I. Michler, University of North Texas michler@unt.edu
Caroline Melles, U. S. Naval Academy cgg@nadn.navy.mil

2:15 p.m.
On characteristic classes of singular varieties.
JeanPaul Brasselet*, CNRS  France
(950141251)

3:00 p.m.
Equisingularity applications of the theory of integral closure of modules and ideals.
Terence J Gaffney*, Northeastern University
(95014811)

3:45 p.m.
Combinatorics of rational singularities.
Dung Trang Le*, Provence university at Marseille
(95014805)

4:30 p.m.
A Little Microlocal Morse Theory.
David B Massey*, Northeastern University
(95032637)

5:15 p.m.
Singularities and linear orbits of plane curves.
Paolo Aluffi*, Florida State University
Carel Faber, KTH, Stockholm and OSU, Stillwater
(95014717)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Integral Equations and Applications, II
Organizers:
Constantin Corduneanu, University of Texas at Arlington cordun@utarlg.uta.edu
Mehran Mahdavi, Bowie State University mmahdavi@BowieState.edu

2:15 p.m.
New problems in optimal control of Volterra equations.
S. A Belbas*, Univ. of Alabama
(95045154)

2:45 p.m.
Stability theory for impulsive integrodifferential equations.
Xinzhi Liu*, University of Waterloo
(95039124)

3:15 p.m.
The Modified Iterative Method for Relaxation Schemes of Solving Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems.
Abdul J. Jerri*, Clarkson University
Russell L. Herman, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
(950451208)

3:45 p.m.
Symmetric Rapidly Oscillating Periodic Solutions.
Anatoli F Ivanov*, Pennsylvania State University
(950341162)

4:15 p.m.
Quenching and Explosion in Diffusion Problems with Local and Nonlocal Features.
Catherine A Roberts*, Northern Arizona University
W. E. Olmstead, Northwestern University
(95045106)

4:45 p.m.
Projection Methods for the Hopf Operator.
Mario Ahues, Universite de Saint Etienne, France
Alain Largillier*, Universite de Saint Etienne, France
(95045159)

5:35 p.m.
Stochastic Integral Equations and Random Oscillations of Mechanical Systems.
Boris P Belinskiy, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Peter Caithamer*, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
(9506038)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Algebras, II
Organizers:
May M. Nilsen, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and Texas A \& M University mnilsen@math.unl.edu
David R. Pitts, University of Nebraska, Lincoln dpitts@math.unl.edu

2:15 p.m.
The joint similarity problem for weighted Bergman shifts.
Sarah H Ferguson*, Wayne State University
Srdjan Petrovic, Western Michigan University
(95047264)

2:45 p.m.
Flow equivalence and graph groupoid isomorphism.
Doug Drinen*, Dartmouth College
(95046232)

3:15 p.m.
Order Preserving Limits of Finite Dimensional Nest Algebras.
Alan Hopenwasser*, University of Alabama
Stephen C Power, Lancaster University
(95047205)

3:45 p.m.
Problems concerning algebraic $K$theory of operator algebras.
Jonathan M Rosenberg*, University of Maryland
(95019330)

4:15 p.m.
Break

4:30 p.m.
Irreducible Representations of Limit Algebras.
Elias Katsoulis*, East Carolina University
(95047112)

5:00 p.m.
Some applications of norming $C^*$algebras.
Florin Pop, A.A.S.T.
Allan M Sinclair, Univ. of Edinburgh
Roger R Smith*, Texas A&M Univ.
(95046956)

5:30 p.m.
$C^*$algebras over a $CW$complex with fibres a noncommutative torus.
ChunGil Park*, Chungnam National University
(950461102)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part A
Teaching contemporary statistics with active learning.
Organizers:
Beth L. Chance, California Polytechnic State University
Robin H. Lock, St. Lawrence University
Mary R. Parker, Austin Community College
Allan J. Rossman, Dickinson College

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part A
Projects in precalculus, calculus, and differential equations using biology and chemistry applications.
Organizers:
Meghan A. Burke, Kennesaw State University
Sean F. Ellermeyer, Kennesaw State University

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Group Theory

2:15 p.m.
On the upper near Frattini subgroups of free products of groups with or without amalgamations.
Mohammad K Azarian*, University of Evansville
(95020176)

2:30 p.m.
Extendible Elements of the Alternating Groups.
Owen J Brison, University of Lisbon
Wasin So*, Sam Houston State University
(95020182)

2:45 p.m.
The Double Coset Problem in Algebraic Groups.
William Ethan Duckworth*, University of Oregon
(95020283)

3:00 p.m.
Commuting Automorphisms of Groups.
Gary L Walls*, University of Southern Mississippi
(95020336)

3:15 p.m.
On the Mod$p$ Cohomology of the Symplectic Group Sp$(4,p)$.
Jennifer J Ziebarth*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(95020586)

3:30 p.m.
Using recurrence relations to count certain elements in symmetric groups.
Stephen P. Glasby*, The University of the South Pacific
(95020690)

3:45 p.m.
Covering of abelian groups by its proper subgroups.
Kandasamy Muthuvel*, UW Oshkosh
(95020735)

4:00 p.m.
Some analogues of a group problem of P. Erdos and B.H. Neumann.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, SUNYBinghamton
John C Lennox, UWC of Cardiff
James Wiegold, UWC Cardiff
(95020839)

4:15 p.m.
Perfect Order Subsets in Finite Abelian Groups.
Carrie E Finch*, Shippensburg University
Lenny K Jones, Shippensburg University
(95020795)

4:30 p.m.
Permutable Subgroups of a Direct Product of Finite Groups.
Joseph Evan*, SUNY Binghamton
(95020867)

5:00 p.m.
Finiteness Properties of Diagram Groups.
Daniel S Farley*, SUNYBinghamton
(950201179)

5:15 p.m.
Elementary symmetric functions of Murphy operators, and the centre of an IwahoriHecke algebra of type $A$.
Andrew R Francis*, University of Virginia
(950201215)

5:30 p.m.
The Orbit Method for Finite Groups.
Aleksandrs Mihailovs*, Shepherd College
(950201244)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Fourier Analysis and Approximation

2:15 p.m.
On the Numerical Aspects in Using Positive Hybrid Sampling Series.
Xiaoping Shen*, Eastern Connecticut State University
(95042168)

2:30 p.m.
On the Computation of Nonharmonic Fourier Series by Interpolation.
William H Heller*, University of TexasPan American
(95042471)

2:45 p.m.
On the Construction of Positive Scaling Vectors.
David K Ruch*, Metropolitan State COllege of Denver
Patrick J Van Fleet, University of St. Thomas
(95042609)

3:00 p.m.
Good$\lambda$ Inequalities for Wavelets.
Sarah V. Cook*, Washburn University
(95042640)

3:15 p.m.
Using the Axiom of Choice to find large sets of uniqueness.
J. Marshall Ash*, DePaul University
(95042885)

3:30 p.m.
Local Smoothing Results for a Family of Averaging Operators  Preliminary Report.
David T Kung*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(950421165)

3:45 p.m.
When Fourier phase or magnitude characterizes nonuniformly spaced discretetime functions.
Andrew J Siefker*, Murray State University
(950421176)

4:15 p.m.
Remeztype Inequalities in Weighted Spaces.
Michael Ganzburg*, Hampton University
(9504155)

4:30 p.m.
A Sharp Inequality of Markovtype for Polynomials Associated with Laguerre Weight.
Holly Carley*, University of Central Florida
Xin Li, University of Central Florida
Ram N Mohapatra, University of Central Florida
(9504163)

4:45 p.m.
On cubic lacunary fourier series.
Joseph L. Gerver*, Rutgers University  Camden
(95041145)

5:00 p.m.
Greedily choosing terms from the harmonic series.
Valerio De Angelis*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(95041372)

5:15 p.m.
Determining the stability of a multidimensional (M,c)refinable function.
Julie A Belock*, West Chester University of Pennsylvania
(95041743)

5:30 p.m.
QuasiInvariant Signatures and Wavelets.
EmilAdrian I Cornea*, Northern Illinois University
(95041977)

5:45 p.m.
A central limit theorem for complexvalued probabilities.
Natalia A Humphreys*, Purdue University
Bogdan M Baishanski, The Ohio State University
(95041997)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Rings and Algebras

2:15 p.m.
Multivariable Hilbert Polynomials.
Alexander Levin*, The Catholic University of America
(9501327)

2:30 p.m.
Ufactorizations in Commutative Rings with Zero Divisors.
Michael C Axtell*, University of Iowa
(95013199)

2:45 p.m.
On Reductions of a Certain Class of Ideals.
Sherwood Washburn*, Seton Hall University
(95013788)

3:00 p.m.
Normal Subgroups of GL(2,A).
Christopher A Terry*, Augusta State University
(95013828)

3:15 p.m.
Suslin's Stability Theorem and Multidimensional Signal Processing.
Cynthia J Woodburn*, Pittsburg State University
(95013862)

3:30 p.m.
An analysis of the maximal growth of Hilbert functions.
Kimberly J. Presser*, University of South Carolina
(95013914)

3:45 p.m.
NDimensional Chaotic Attractors with Crystallographic Symmetry.
Jeffrey P Dumont, Lafayette College
Flynn J Heiss*, SUNY Geneseo
Kevin C Jones, University of Ilinois at Chicago
Clifford A Reiter, Lafayette College
Lisa M Vislocky, Lafayette College
(95006349)

4:00 p.m.
Join Congruence Relations and Closure Relations.
Laura H Montague*, Dartmouth College
(95006482)

4:15 p.m.
Probability Weights on Orthoalgebras.
Nathan R Ritter*, University of Massachusetts  Amherst
(95006650)

4:30 p.m.
The Convex Partitions of a Partially Ordered Set.
Scott R. Sykes*, University of West Georgia
(95006790)

4:45 p.m.
On Extensions of Nilpotent Lie Algebras.
Bill Yankosky*, Chowan College
(95017907)

5:00 p.m.
Semisimple Differential Graded Algebras.
Stephen T Aldrich*, University of Kentucky
Juan Ramon Garcia Rozas, University of Almeria
(95018138)

5:15 p.m.
Dimensions of the cohomology of the OrlikSolomon algebras.
Kelly J Pearson*, University of Oregon
(95018363)

5:30 p.m.
Homotopy Theory of Modules.
Changchao Joanna Su*, State University of New York at Binghamton
(95018577)

5:45 p.m.
Ideals and Homology in Additive Categories.
Lucian M Ionescu*, Kansas State University
(95018677)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.6:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematical Modeling in Biology Via Differential Equations
Organizers:
Sunil Tiwari, Sonoma State University
Sanjay Rai, Jacksonville University
Robert Robertson, Huntingdon College

2:15 p.m.
Constraints in the Use of Free Amino Acids (FAA) in the Osmoregluation of Tigriopus californicus.
Dale R Lockwood, University of California, Davis
Eric S Marland*, University of California, Davis

2:50 p.m.
A model for an SI disease in an an agestructured population.
Fred Brauer*, University of British Columbia

3:25 p.m.
Qualitative and numerical properties of a nonlinear system of delaydifferential equations in population modeling.
Dennis W. Brewer*, University of Arkansas

4:00 p.m.
Absolute stability, conditional stability and bifurcation in Kolmogorovtype predatorprey systems with discrete delays.
Shigui Ruan*, Dalhousie University

4:35 p.m.
Global Behaviour in Competitive LotkaVolterra Systems.
Mary Lou Zeeman*, University of Texas at San Antonio
Christopher Zeeman, Oxford, UK.

5:10 p.m.
Stability and persistence of a SIR epidemic model with time delay.
Wanbiao Ma*, Osaka Prefecture University

5:45 p.m.
Synchronization of biological oscillators.
Sunil K. Tiwari*, Sonoma State University

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Interdisciplinary Applications for College Algebra, I
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, United States Military Academy donsmall@usma.edu
Della D. Bell, Texas Southern University
Ahmad Kamalvand, HoustonTillotson College

2:15 p.m.
Short writing exercise in a precalculus course: What, how and why?
JaneJane Lo*, Cornell University
(950E1347)

2:35 p.m.
All things considered.
Kalpana A Godbole*, Michigan Technological University
(950E11141)

2:55 p.m.
From Zero to Hero: The Transformation of a Remedial Intermediate Algebra Course into a College Algebra Course at an Urban Community College.
Fred Peskoff*, Borough of Manhattan Community College/CUNY
(950E1465)

3:15 p.m.
CBL Experiments for Entry Level Courses.
Joanne L Eary*, Oklahoma State University
(950E1500)

3:35 p.m.
A Modeling Alternative to College Algebra at Oklahoma State University.
Eileen E Durand*, Oklahoma State University
(950E1236)

3:55 p.m.
College Algebra for the Biological Sciences (CABS) at Oklahoma State University.
Rick W Pongratz*, Oklahoma State University
(950E1247)

4:15 p.m.
Applications in college algebra: Effective learning strategies.
Elaine Hubbard*, Kennesaw State University
(950E1362)

4:35 p.m.
College Algebra with Applications to the Management, Life, and Social Sciences.
Ronald J Harshbarger*, Univ of South Carolina Beaufort
(950E1702)

4:55 p.m.
Datadriven Mathematics and the Concept of Function.
Robert R Mann*, Southeast Community College
(950E1315)

5:15 p.m.
How to Pop the Perfect Popcorn.
George W Moss*, University of Virginia's College at Wise
(950E1396)

5:35 p.m.
Experience Curves as an Application of the Power Function in the College Algebra Course.
Scott R Herriott*, Maharishi University of Management
(950E1356)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.5:45 p.m.
MAA Session on Interdisciplinary Collaborations to Improve Service Courses in Mathematics and Statistics
Organizers:
Linda H. Boyd, Georgia Perimeter College lboyd@gpc.peachnet.edu
Thomas L. Moore, Grinnell College

2:15 p.m.
Introduction.

2:20 p.m.
A Mathematics and Engineering Marriage of Numerical Methods.
Carolyn B Morgan*, Hampton University
Morris H Morgan, Hampton University
(950F1987)

2:45 p.m.
A Developmental Approach to Teaching Calculus using Writing and Presentations.
Charles S Allen, Drury University
Carol E Collins*, Drury University
(950F11177)

3:10 p.m.
A TeamTaught Course in Math and Physics.
Jon L Shupenus*, US Military Academy
Joseph Myers, US Military Academy
Chris Lehner, US Military Academy
Robert Fuller, US Military Academy
Duff Campbell, US Military Academy
Thomas Lainis, US Military Academy
Jeff Strickland, US Military Academy
(950F1879)

3:35 p.m.
Archaeometrics: Statistics in the Humanities.
Jim Bentley*, Winthrop University
Donald L. Bentley, Pomona College
Adolfo Rumbos, Pomona College
(950F1945)

4:00 p.m.
Computer Mathematics Course Development and Collaboration.
Elizabeth Chu*, Suffolk County Community College
Josephine Freedman, Suffolk County Community College
(950F1835)

4:25 p.m.
Collaboration in Teaching and Learning: An Iterdisciplinary Finite Mathematics Service Course.
Morteza ShafiiMousavi*, Indiana University South Bend
Paul Kochanowski, Indiana University South Bend
(950F1557)

4:50 p.m.
ProjectDriven Mathematics for the Earth and Life Sciences.
Steven D. Leonhardi*, Winona State University
Barry A. Peratt, Winona State University
(950F1935)

5:15 p.m.
Integrating Local and Community Issues in Mathematics Service Courses.
Faiz AlRubaee*, University of North Florida
(950F1410)

5:35 p.m.
Discussion.

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
AMS Panel Discussion
Putting and finding mathematics on the web.
Organizers:
Robby Robson, Oregon State University
Presenters:
Angel Diaz, IBM
Patrick Ion, Mathematical Reviews
Len Simutis, Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
Lee Zia, NSF

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
SUMMA Special Presentation
Organizers:
William A. Hawkins, Jr., SUMMA
Presenters:
John H. Harris, LemoyneOwen College
Abid S. Elkhader, Northern State University

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
MAA Committee on Computers in Mathematics Education Panel Discussion
Through the looking glass.
Organizers:
Mary L. Platt, Salem State College
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University
Panelists:
Benton L. Leong, Waterloo Maple, Inc.
Charles M. Patton, MathTech Services
Douglas A. Quinney, University of Keele
Franklin A. Wattenberg, NSF

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Why study the history of mathematics?
Organizers:
Ronald Calinger, Catholic University of America
Moderators:
Donald J. Albers, MAA
Presenters:
I. M. James, Oxford University
Joseph Dauben, City University of New York

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Analysis, II
Organizers:
Paul C. Yang, University of Southern California yang@math.princeton.edu
Matthew J. Gursky, Indiana University gursky@indiana.edu

2:30 p.m.
Einstein Metrics, Minimal Volumes, and SeibergWitten Theory.
Claude R LeBrun*, SUNY Stony Brook
(95053995)

3:05 p.m.
A gluing construction for solutions of the Einstein constraint equations.
Daniel Pollack*, University of Washington
Jim Isenberg, University of Oregon
Rafe Mazzeo, Stanford University
(95083749)

3:40 p.m.
Construction of complete minimal hypersurfaces with finitely many ends in euclidean nspace.
Frank Pacard*, Université Paris 12, France
(95053775)

4:15 p.m.
Break

4:45 p.m.
Construction of minimal surfaces by gluing methods.
SeongDeog Yang*, Indiana University
(95053918)

5:20 p.m.
Minimal surfaces without area bounds.
William P. Minicozzi*, Johns Hopkins University
Tobias H. Colding, NYU
(95053769)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Topological Dynamics of $Z^d$ and $R^d$ Actions, II
Organizers:
E. Arthur Robinson, George Washington University robinson@gwu.edu
Ayse A. Sahin, North Dakota State University sahin@plains.nodak.edu

2:30 p.m.
Rigidity of measurable structure for algebraic actions of higherrank abelian groups.
Svetlana Katok*, The Pennsylvania State University
(95058459)

3:00 p.m.
Isomorphism rigidity of simple algebraic $\mathbb{Z}^d$actions.
Bruce Kitchens*, IBM Watson Research Center
Klaus Schmidt, Erwin Schrodinger Institute
(95037225)

3:30 p.m.
Measurable rigidity and disjointness for $\mathbb Z^k$ actions by toral automorphisms.
Boris V Kalinin*, The Pennsylvania State University
Anatole Katok, The Pennsylvania State University
(95000646)

4:00 p.m.
The symbolic dynamics of tiling the integers.
Ethan Coven, Wesleyan University
William Geller*, IUPUI
Sylvia Silberger, Hofstra University
William Thurston, U.C. Davis
(950371211)

4:30 p.m.
Dynamics of multidimensional symbolic substitutions.
Clifford W Hansen*, The George Washington University
(95037624)

5:00 p.m.
Rotational Symmetry and the Topology of Substitution Tilings.
Nicholas S Ormes*, University of Texas
Charles Radin, University of Texas
Lorenzo Sadun, University of Texas
(95037710)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 2:45 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AWM Panel Discussion
How to increase the number of tenured women in mathematics departments.
Panelists:
Millie Dresselhaus, M.I.T.
Organizers:
Jean E. Taylor, Rutgers University
Panelists:
Elaine Hansen, Haverford College
Maria Klawe, University of British Columbia
Jerry Ostriker, Princeton University
Karen Uhlenbeck, University of Texas at Austin

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 3:15 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Differential Geometry

3:15 p.m.
Canonical contact hypersurfaces of Kaehler manifolds.
Ramesh Sharma*, University of New Haven
(95053125)

3:30 p.m.
Weakly symmetric spaces and polar actions.
Hieu D Nguyen*, Rowan University
(95053190)

3:45 p.m.
Classification of minimal submanifolds by total Gauss curvature.
Tracy I Bowers*, Lehigh University
(95053228)

4:00 p.m.
The Double Bubble Conjecture.
Frank Morgan*, Williams College
(95053255)

4:15 p.m.
Singularities of the Binormal Surface.
Daniel L Dreibelbis*, University of North Florida
(95053938)

4:30 p.m.
Grassmannians via projection operators and some of their special submanifolds.
Ivko M Dimitric*, Penn State UniversityFayette
(950531205)

4:45 p.m.
Simplex Packings.
Jean B Mastrangeli*, Immaculata College
Lisa Traynor, Bryn Mawr College
F. Miller Maley, IDA Center for Communications Research
(95052399)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 3:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
A metaphorical unveiling of Archimedes' palimpsest on the method: In memoriam to Wilbur Knorr.
Organizers:
Ronald Calinger, Catholic University of America
Presenters:
Reviel Netz, Stanford University
Edith Sylla, North Carolina State University
Moderators:
Joseph Dauben, City University of New York

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Mathematics and modeling.
Wade Ellis, Jr.*, West Valley College
(950A009)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 3:45 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Association for Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education Contributed Papers, I
Organizers:
Julie Clark, Emory and Henry College jmclark@ehc.edu
M. Kathleen Heid, Pennsylvania State University
Rina Zazkis, Simon Fraser University rina_zazkis@sfu.ca

3:45 p.m.
Fostering Reflective Thinking in Complex Analysis: A Preliminary Report.
Pam Crawford*, Jacksonville University
(950D1928)

4:00 p.m.
Too Many Skills, Too Little Structure: The Case of Differential Equation.
Debasree Raychaudhuri*, Simon Fraser University
(950D1826)

4:15 p.m.
An Examination of Student Performance Data in Recent APOSBased Papers.
Kirk E Weller*, Bethel College
Julie M Clark, Emory & Henry College
Michael A McDonald, Occidental College
(950D1448)

4:30 p.m.
Influencing Preservice Middle School Teachers' Beliefs on MathematicsSpecific Technology Use in Mathematics Instruction: The Effects of a Technologybased Capstone Mathematics Course.
Diane Eagle*, Texas Tech University
James A Epperson, Texas Tech University
Gary A Harris, Texas Tech University
(950D11126)

4:45 p.m.
Changes in Teacher Technology Use During the Implementation of a Reform Calculus Curriculum.
Thomas B Fox*, University of HoustonClear Lake
(950D11209)

5:00 p.m.
Visual Representation Use In Solving Applied Calculus Problems: Gender and Performance Level Differences.
Elizabeth A George*, Ball State University
(950D1701)

5:15 p.m.
Evaluating the Effect of a Transitions Course: A Comparative Study of Subsequent Student Performance.
Douglas D. Smith*, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Kenneth R. Gurganus, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Paul G. Shotsberger, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Kenneth W. Spackman, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
(950D11152)

5:30 p.m.
Investigating Students' Understanding of Proofs in Advanced Calculus or Analysis.
William J. Shipley*, Mount Saint Mary's College
(950D1197)

5:45 p.m.
Focusing on Multiples.
Rina Zazkis*, Simon Fraser University
(950D1301)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 3:45 p.m.5:05 p.m.
MAAYoung Mathematicians Network Panel Discussion
Finding your second job.
Organizers:
Kevin E. Charlwood, Washburn University
Philip E. Gustafson, Mesa State University
Panelists:
Evelyn L. Hart, Colgate University
Frank Sottile, University of Wisconsin
Edward Aboufadel, Grand Valley State University
T. Christine Stevens, Saint Louis University
Moderators:
Michael Prophet, University of Northern Iowa

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 3:45 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMSMAANCTMSIAM Panel Discussion
Shaping the principles and standards for school mathematics: The role of Association Review Groups from the mathematics community.
Organizers:
Joan FerriniMundy, Michigan State University
Panelists:
Mary M. Lindquist, Columbus State University
W. Gary Martin, NCTM
Kenneth A. Ross, University of Oregon
John C. Polking, Rice University

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 4:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Beautiful Graph Theory, II
Organizers:
Gary Chartrand, Western Michigan University chartrand@wmich.edu
Frank Harary, New Mexico State University fnh@crl.nmsu.edu

4:00 p.m.
Strong Distance in Strong Oriented Graphs.
Gary T Chartrand, Western Michigan University
David J Erwin, Western Michigan University
Michael E Raines*, Western Michigan University
Ping Zhang, Western Michigan University
(95005971)

4:30 p.m.
The Peripheral Appendage Number of EdgeDeleted Graphs.
Steven J Winters*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(95005605)

5:00 p.m.
$(a:b)$choosability: Beauty from Ugliness.
Glenn G Chappell*, Southeast Missouri State University
(95005912)

5:30 p.m.
"Colorful" trees in edgecolorings of graphs.
Tao Jiang*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(95005724)

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 4:05 p.m.4:25 p.m.
AWM Business Meeting

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 4:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Composing the history of twentiethcentury mathematics.
Organizers:
Ronald Calinger, Catholics University of America
Presenters:
Michael I. Monastyrsky, Institute of History of Science and Technology, Moscow
David Roberts, National Museum of American History
Moderators:
Daniele Struppa, George Mason University

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 4:25 p.m.5:15 p.m.
AMSMAAMSEBSIAM Invited Address
Intersections in mathematics and education: Learning, teaching, and doing.
Judith S. Sunley*, National Science Foundation

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part A
The curves and surfaces of the digital age.
Organizers:
Colm K. Mulcahy, Spelman College
Jeffrey A. Ehme, Spelman College

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part A
Generating functions: Techniques and tricks.
Organizers:
Louis W. Shapiro, Howard University

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Section Officers

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
Graduate Student Reception

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 5:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Mathematics, computers, and other calculating instruments.
Organizers:
Ronald Calinger, Catholic University of America
Presenters:
William Aspray, Computer Research Association
Ulf Hashagen, Heinz Nixdorf Museumsforum
Moderators:
Peggy Kidwell, National Museum of American History

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Joint Committee on Employment Opportunities Workshop
Making the most of the job search process.
Organizers:
Thomas W. Rishel, Cornell University

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Mathematical Sciences Institutes Reception

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
SIGMAA Reception

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 7:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Young Mathematicians Network Discussion
Concerns of young mathematicians: A town meeting.
Organizers:
Kevin Charlwood, Washburn University

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
Physics, computability, and mentality.
Sir Roger Penrose*, Oxford University

Wednesday January 19, 2000, 9:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
AWM Reception
Thursday January 20, 2000

Thursday January 20, 2000, 7:00 a.m.8:30 a.m.
MAA Departmental Liaisons Breakfast

Thursday January 20, 2000, 7:00 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Mathematical Sciences Employment Center
Distribution of all interview schedules (7:008:15 a.m.).\break Interviews (8:15 a.m.4:40 p.m.).\break Interview Center open until 7:30 p.m.

Thursday January 20, 2000, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College barker@bowdoin.edu
Jerry L. Bona, University of Texas at Austin bona@fireant.ma.utexas.edu
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California, Santa Barbara millett@math.ucsb.edu

8:00 a.m.
Girls on Track: Middle Grade Girls Modeling Community Problems  An Experiment in Progress.
Sarah Berenson, North Carolina State University
Tiffany Barnes, North Carolina State University
Laurie Cavey*, North Carolina State University
Virginia Knight, Meredith College
(950971278)

8:30 a.m.
Training Mathematics TAs Using Case Studies.
Solomon Friedberg*, Boston College
(95098475)

9:00 a.m.
Discussion

9:30 a.m.
Panel Discussion on A Facilitated Dialog on Teaching Reform Issues.
William J Davis, (Starter)*, The Ohio State University
Steven G Krantz*, Washington University
Alan C Tucker*, SUNY at Stony Brook
Steven M Zucker*, Johns Hopkins University
Lauren McGarity, (Facil.), Alternative Solutions, Inc
(95098601)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics in Business, Government and Industry, I
Organizers:
Mary Lynn Reed, National Security Agency mlreed@afterlife.ncsc.mil
Navah Langmeyer, National Security Agency navah@zombie.ncsc.mil

8:00 a.m.
A Mathematician Appraises a Gas Field.
Walter Stromquist*, Berwyn, PA
(950901107)

8:30 a.m.
Tracking and classifying vehicles using invariance theory.
Thomas Patrick Bidigare*, ERIM International
(95022603)

9:00 a.m.
The Curse of Dimensionality  Nonparametric Multivariate Density Estimation in Speech Recognition.
Phil Fong, Carnegie Mellon University
Peder A Olsen*, IBM, T. J. Watson Research Center
(95062506)

9:30 a.m.
2000 Pseudorandom Binary Sequences.
John F. Dillon*, National Security Agency
(950051186)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Aspects of Consensus Theory, II
Organizers:
Melvin F. Janowitz, University of Massachusetts, Amherst melj@math.umass.edu

8:00 a.m.
Notions of Independence in Closed Set Systems.
Richard A CramerBenjamin*, Niagara University
(95005744)

8:30 a.m.
A New Consensus Method for Committee Elections.
HansHermann Bock, Technische Hochschule Aachen
William H Day, Port Maitland, Nova Scotia
Fred R McMorris*, Illinois Institute of Technology
(95090377)

9:05 a.m.
Condorcet and convexity axioms for consensus on graphs.
Henry Martyn Mulder*, Erasmus Universiteit
(95005504)

9:40 a.m.
The Arrovian program for consensus ntrees.
Robert C Powers*, University of Louisville
(95090340)

10:15 a.m.
Combinatorics of Consensus.
Peter C Fishburn*, AT&T Shannon Laboratory
(95005246)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Effective Methods and Commutative Algebra, II
Organizers:
Anna Guerrieri, Universita Degli Studi dell'Aquila guerran@univaq.it
Irene Swanson, New Mexico State University iswanson@nmsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Computing Gr\"obner Bases Using Hilbert Lucky Primes.
Elizabeth A Arnold*, University of Maryland, College Park
(950131025)

8:30 a.m.
An Intersection Multiplicity in Terms of Extmodules.
CY. Jean Chan*, University of Utah
(95013645)

9:00 a.m.
Koszul property and rate of standard graded algebras.
Maria Evelina Rossi*, Universita' di Genova, Italia
(950131261)

9:30 a.m.
Multigraded modules: a presentation.
Hara Charalambous*, University at Albany, SUNY
(95013725)

10:00 a.m.
Approximating infinite resolutions.
David Eisenbud, MSRI and University of California, Berkeley
Craig Huneke*, University of Kansas
(95013503)

10:30 a.m.
Residual Representation of AlgebraicGeometric Codes.
Reinhold P H\"ubl*, Universit\"at Regensburg
(95014610)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Holomorphic Dynamics and Related Issues, III
Organizers:
Mikhail Lyubich, SUNY at Stony Brook mlyubich@math.sunysb.edu
Kevin Pilgrim, University of Missouri at Rolla pilgrim@umr.edu
Michael Yampolsky, Institut des Hautes \'Etudes yampol@ihes.fr

8:00 a.m.
Twisted facepairing manifolds and Kleinian groups.
J. W. Cannon*, Brigham Young University
W. J. Floyd, VPI&SU
W. R. Parry, Eastern Michigan University
(950571068)

8:50 a.m.
On saddle sets for dynamics in the complex projective plane.
Mattias Jonsson*, University of Michigan
Jeffrey Diller, University of Notre Dame
(95037189)

9:20 a.m.
Dessins d'enfant and Hubbard trees.
Kevin M Pilgrim*, University of Missouri at Rolla
(95011509)

9:50 a.m.
Newton's method in two variablesan example of Hubbard.
Jeffrey A Diller*, University of Notre Dame
(95037860)

10:20 a.m.
Conformally invariant scaling limits.
Oded Schramm*, Microsoft Research
(95060874)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Invariants of Knots and 3Manifolds, III
Organizers:
Dubravko Ivansic, George Washington University divansic@gwu.edu
Mark E. Kidwell, U.S. Naval Academy mek@nadn.navy.mil
Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu
Yongwu Rong, George Washington University rong@gwu.edu
Ted Stanford, U. S. Naval Academy stanford@nadn.navy.mil

8:00 a.m.
Bordism dependence of refined quantum invariants of 3manifolds.
Ivelina Bobtcheva, Ancona, Italy
Frank Quinn*, Virginia Tech
(95057101)

8:30 a.m.
Vassiliev invariants and cohomology of Lin's knot complex.
Ilya S. Kofman*, University of Maryland, College Park
(95057107)

9:00 a.m.
Foliations of spanning surfaces for links in homology spheres.
Gretchen Wright*, Bronx Community College, CUNY
(9505796)

9:30 a.m.
On the $\eta$function of links.
XiaoSong Lin*, University of California, Riverside
(950571013)

10:00 a.m.
Homology cylinders: an extension of the mapping class group.
Jerome P. Levine*, Brandeis University
(9505745)

10:30 a.m.
Geometric Invariants of Knots.
Kenneth C Millett*, University of California
(95057307)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Computation and Information, III
Organizers:
Samuel J. Lomonaco, Jr., University of Maryland, Baltimore County lomonaco@umbc.edu
Howard E. Brandt, Army Research Labs hbrandt@lamp0.arl.army.mil

8:00 a.m.
Quantum Computation and the Jones Polynomial.
Louis H Kauffman*, UIC
(9506861)

8:35 a.m.
Universal quantum computation by $S_3$ anyons.
Alexei Y Kitaev*, Microsoft Research
(95081293)

9:10 a.m.
The Shor/Simon Quantum Algorithm from the Perspective of Group Representation Theory.
Samuel J Lomonaco*, University of Maryland Baltimore County
(95081174)

9:45 a.m.
Quantum Computation by Geometrical Means.
Jiannis Pachos*, Institute for Scientific Interchange (ISI)
(9508173)

10:20 a.m.
Measures of Entanglement.
Nolan R Wallach*, University of California San Diego
(95022517)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Singularities in Algebraic and Analytic Geometry, III
Organizers:
Ruth I. Michler, University of North Texas michler@unt.edu
Caroline Melles, U. S. Naval Academy cgg@nadn.navy.mil

8:00 a.m.
Deformations of isolated hypersurface singularities.
Ruth I Michler*, University North Texas
(950141106)

8:35 a.m.
Deformation of SemiStable Covers of Curves.
Rachel J. Pries*, University of Pennsylvania
(95014187)

9:10 a.m.
Infinitely near points: a differential approach.
Monique LejeuneJalabert*, LAMA CNRSUVSQ
(95014575)

10:00 a.m.
Desingularization and modular Galois descent.
Shreeram S. Abhyankar*, Purdue University
(95014144)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Integral Equations and Applications, III
Organizers:
Constantin Corduneanu, University of Texas at Arlington cordun@utarlg.uta.edu
Mehran Mahdavi, Bowie State University mmahdavi@BowieState.edu

8:00 a.m.
Semilinear Volterra integrodifferential equations with nonlocal initial conditions.
Mark McKibben*, Goucher Collete
Sergiu Aizicovici, Ohio University
(9504529)

8:30 a.m.
Asymptotic Stability and Liapunov Functionals for IntegroDifferential Equations.
Theodore A Burton, Northwest Research Institute
Alfredo Somolinos*, Mercy College
(9504569)

9:00 a.m.
Iterative Methods for Optimal Control Processes described by Integral Equations.
Werner Schmidt*, Halle University
(95045630)

9:40 a.m.
Stability \& Numerical Stability of Nonlinear Delay IntegroDifferential Equations via Approximating Equations.
Christopher T Baker*, The Victoria University of Manchester
Arsalang Tang, Ottawa, Ontario
(95045120)

10:25 a.m.
A Volterra Equation Modeling a Moving Hot Spot in a ReactiveDiffusive Medium.
C. M. Kirk, Montclair State University
W. E. Olmstead*, Northwestern University
(95045457)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part A
Interdiscipinary lively applications projects.
Organizers:
Richard D. West, U. S. Military Academy
Laurette B. Foster, Prairie View A \& M University
Marie M. Vanisko, Carroll College

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part A
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers.
Organizers:
Ralph P. Grimaldi, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part A
Computerbased modeling with difference equations and matrices.
Organizers:
Mazen Shahin, College Misericordia
Richard E. Bayne, Howard University

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Ordinary Differential Equations

8:00 a.m.
Right Focal Eigenvalue Problems on a Measure Chain.
John Davis, Baylor University
Johnny Henderson, Auburn University
Denise T Reid*, Valdosta State University
(9503441)

8:15 a.m.
Three Symmetric Positive Solutions for a Second Order Boundary Value Problem.
Johnny Henderson*, Auburn University
Richard I. Avery, Dakota State University
(95034118)

8:30 a.m.
Controllability of hybrid Integrodifferential systems.
Seenith Sivasundaram*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
(95034206)

8:45 a.m.
Asymptotes of the Solution to an IVP of Ion Recombination of n Molecules. ions: $dx/dt=XA'y+Mx; +ions: dy/dt=YAx$. ~ Zero net charge is assumed and preserved: $Sum[x(i)]=Sum[y(i)]; x(i)>0; y(i)>0$.
William M Wagner*, CALYPSO; Amuse, OH
(95034412)

9:00 a.m.
On almost periodicity of some solutions of the equation x'(t)=Ax(t) in abstract spaces.
Gaston M N'Guerekata*, Morgan State University
(95034802)

9:15 a.m.
Universal scalings in homoclinic doubling cascades.
Ale Jan Homburg, IPST, Univ. of Maryland
Todd R Young*, Ohio Univ. and IPST, Univ. of Maryland
(95034983)

9:30 a.m.
nonperiodic dissipative systems.
Zhivko S Athanassov*, Institute of Mathematics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
(950341020)

9:45 a.m.
Solvability of a Nonlinear Second Order Conjugate Eigenvalue Problem on a Measure Chain.
John M Davis, Baylor University
Rajendra Prasad, Andhra University
William K.C. Yin*, LaGrange College
(950341143)

10:00 a.m.
Generalized Quasilinearization Method for Differential Equations with Initial Time Difference.
Semen K\"oksal*, Florida Institute of Technology
(950341283)

10:15 a.m.
On the exponential stability of semilinear stochastic differential equations with Markovian switching.
Patricia F. Giurgescu*, Pace University
(95060922)

10:30 a.m.
DiffusionDriven Instability in ReactionDiffusion Systems.
Liancheng Wang*, Mississippi State University
Michael Y Li, Mississippi State University
(95035163)

10:45 a.m.
Inroducing DAEs in an ODEs course.
Wieslaw Marszalek*, DeVry Institute, NJ
(950341171)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Applied Mathematics

8:00 a.m.
On a TwoStage Population Model with Space Limitations and StateDependent Delay.
Sanjay Rai*, Jacksonville University
Robert L Robertson, Huntingdon College
(95092203)

8:15 a.m.
HOPS: Hybrid Optimizer of Protein Structure.
Sean L. Forman*, The University of Iowa
Alberto M. Segre, The University of Iowa
(95092386)

8:30 a.m.
Optimal patterns for suturing wounds of arbitrary configuration  A numerical approach.
Dawn A LottCrumpler*, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Hans R Chaudhry, New Jersey Institute of Technology and University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
(95092453)

8:45 a.m.
Orientational constraints and protein structure determination, I: the algorithm.
Jeffrey K Denny, Florida State University
John R Quine*, Florida State University
(95092558)

9:00 a.m.
Orientational Constraints and nuclear magnetic resonance, II: PISEMA wheels.
Jeffrey K Denny*, Florida State University
J R Quine, Florida State University
J Wang, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
T A Cross, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
(95092559)

9:15 a.m.
Discrete hierarchical agestructured model of competition.
Kbenesh W Blayneh*, Florida A&M University
(950921230)

9:30 a.m.
Robust control for nonlinear systems with switching costs.
Joseph Ball, Virginia Tech
Matrin Day, Virginia Tech
Jerawan Chudoung*, Virginia Tech
(9509381)

9:45 a.m.
Study of Exponential Stability of Wave Systems Via Distributed Coupling Stabilizer.
Mahmoud Najafi*, Kent State University
(95093139)

10:00 a.m.
An Algorithm for Solving Bond Pricing Problem.
Elias Deeba*, University of HoustonDowntown
Ghassan Dibeh, Lebanese American University
Shishen Xie, University of HoustonDowntown
(95090131)

10:30 a.m.
A Simulation Model of Recall Operations at an Air Force Base.
L. Vincent Edmondson*, Central Missouri State University
Steven B. Burton, Montgomery, AL
(950901154)

10:45 a.m.
Completeness and the Jacobi Group.
Karen L Shuman*, Dartmouth College
(95094591)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Operator Theory and Functional Analysis

8:00 a.m.
Restrictions of BK Spaces.
Lyn I Phy*, Lehigh University
(95046300)

8:15 a.m.
On a class of MongeKantorovich Problem: Dual of $C^{k,\alpha}$.
Yewande Olubummo*, Spelman College
(95046355)

8:30 a.m.
Generalized Backward Shifts On Banach Spaces C(X,E).
Rajagopalan Minakshisundaramm, Tennessee State University
Sundaresan Kondagunta*, Cleveland State University
(95046161)

8:45 a.m.
Operators on C(H,Y) that are pointwise limits of a sequence of weakly compact operators.
Elizabeth M Bator*, University of North Texas
Dawn R Salvens, Midwestern State University
(95046883)

9:00 a.m.
On Ky Fan's best approximation and its applications.
Sankatha P. Singh*, Memorial University of Newfoundland
(95047224)

9:15 a.m.
Commutants of Certain Composition Operators.
Tami S Worner*, Wayne State College
(95047241)

9:30 a.m.
Filling in the holes in the spectrum.
Gabriel T Prajitura*, Bucknell University
(95047746)

9:45 a.m.
Composition Operators on Weighted Bergman Spaces with Subnormal Adjoint.
Alexander E Richman*, University of Virginia
(95047858)

10:00 a.m.
The Product of a Composition Operator with the Adjoint of a Composition Operator induced by Linear Fractional Maps on the Weighted Hardy Spaces.
John H Clifford*, University Michigan Dearborn
(950471182)

10:15 a.m.
Blowup Due to Moving Heat Sources of Various Shapes, Sizes and Intensities.
Colleen M Kirk*, Montclair State University
W. E Olmstead, Northwestern University
(950451249)

10:30 a.m.
Asymptotic formulae for steady state voltage potentials in the presence of conductivity imperfections.
Arup Mukherjee*, Rutgers University
(9504594)

10:45 a.m.
Operators with bounded conjugation orbits.
Driss Drissi*, Kuwait University
(950471294)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic and General Topology

8:00 a.m.
Dimension associated with fractals, including the Julia Set.
Margaret M. LaSalle*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(95054337)

8:15 a.m.
Simplicial Complexes for Shephard Groups which are Stratified by the Corresponding Arrangement.
Stephen D Szydlik*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(95054501)

8:30 a.m.
A nonmetrizable collectionwise Hausdorff tree without $\omega_1$subtrees.
Akira Iwasa*, University of South Carolina
Peter J Nyikos, University of South Carolina
(95054545)

8:45 a.m.
Embedding of Biconvergence Group.
Jamuna P. Ambasht*, Benedict College
(95054628)

9:00 a.m.
A continuous extension theorem in linearly ordered spaces.
Guanshen Ren*, College of St. Scholastica
(95054910)

9:15 a.m.
Weak Ppoints of Stone Spaces.
Joni E Baker*, University of Wisconsin Madison
(950541172)

9:30 a.m.
Mappings on Uniquely Arcwise Connected Spaces.
Lee K Mohler*, Saint Martin's College
Joseph B Fugate, University of Kentucky
(950541193)

9:45 a.m.
New characterizations of metrizable, semimetrizable, and generalized metrizable spaces in terms of semiopen coverings.
Gangadhar R Hiremath*, Miles College
(950541216)

10:00 a.m.
Lefschetz coincidence theory for maps between spaces of different dimensions.
Peter Saveliev*, Wabash College
(95055314)

10:15 a.m.
The Hopf Rings for KO, KU, and bo.
Dena S Cowen*, John Carroll University
Neil P Strickland, University of Sheffield
(95055909)

10:30 a.m.
Product Structures on the Spectral Sequence of Arone and Goodwillie.
Stephen T Ahearn*, University of Virginia
(950551104)

10:45 a.m.
The topological fundamental group and generalized covering spaces.
Daniel Kalman Biss*, MIT
(950551297)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Discrete Methods in Information Technology
Organizers:
Fan Chung Graham, University of California San Diego fan@euclid.ucsd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Sorting and Correlation: Mathematical Bridges in Action.
William T Trotter*, Arizona State University
(950051033)

8:30 a.m.
Two Combinatorial LineAssignment Problems.
Peter Winkler*, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies
(95005951)

9:00 a.m.
From Erdos to Algorithms.
Joel H Spencer*, Courant Institute
(95005157)

9:30 a.m.
Distance realization problems with applications to Internet tomography.
Fan Chung Graham*, UCSD
Ronald L. Graham, UCSD
Mark Garrett, Telcordia Technology
David Shallcross, Telcordia Technology
(95005754)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on 3D NavierStokes and Euler Equations
Organizers:
Basil Nicolaenko, Arizona State University byn@math.la.asu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Incompressible macroscopic limits of kinetic equations.
Claude W. Bardos*, Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan

8:30 a.m.
On the algebra of the curl operator and 3D NavierStokes equations.
Ciprian Foias*, Indiana University

9:00 a.m.
New regularity results for 3D NavierStokes equations with large uniform vorticity.
Alex Mahalov*, Arizona State University

9:30 a.m.
On the nonlinear stability of fluid flows: Arnold's approach.
Vladimir Vladimirov*, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on The Use of History in the Teaching of Mathematics, II
Organizers:
V. Frederick Rickey, United States Military Academy FredRickey@usma.edu
Florence Fasanelli, CollegeUniversity Resource Institute
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia

8:00 a.m.
Annotated Time Lines.
Scott H Hochwald*, University of North Florida
(950A1923)

8:20 a.m.
The History of Mathematics: A Contemporary Approach.
Della D. Fenster*, University of Richmond
(950A1329)

8:40 a.m.
History of Math for teachers in grades 49.
Robert G. Stein*, California State University, San Bernardino
(950A11168)

9:00 a.m.
The Use of History of Mathematics to Motivate Students.
Claudia M Rankins*, Hampton University
(950A1462)

9:20 a.m.
Actively Preparing Teachers to Use History.
Dick Jardine*, Keene State College
(950A1774)

9:40 a.m.
The Incorporation of the Biographies of Mathematicians into A Mathematics for Humanities Majors Course.
Katherine SaffordRamus*, St. Peter's College
(950A1707)

10:00 a.m.
Some relations of Fermat's work on Quadratic forms with the teaching of Abstract Algebra.
Mysore S Jagadish*, Department of Mathematics, Barry University
(950A1668)

10:20 a.m.
The Nature of Number: an Historical Investigation for Inservice Teachers.
Daniel E Otero*, Xavier University
(950A1780)

10:40 a.m.
The LeibnizNewton Class Action Suit.
Jean Marie McDill*, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
(950A1933)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Integrating Mathematics and Other Disciplines, II
Organizers:
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona wmc@math.arizona.edu
Duff G. Campbell, United States Military Academy
Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona
David C. Lay, University of Maryland, College Park
Nicholas Losito, SUNY Farmingdale
Jim Rolf, United States Military Academy
Yajun Yang, SUNY Farmingdale

8:15 a.m.
An integrated science and mathematics course for nonscience majors.
Peter Ehni, Wheeling Jesuit University
Ted Erickson*, Wheeling Jesuit University
Jon Lief, Wheeling Jesuit University
Ann C Rose, Wheeling Jesuit University
(950B11112)

8:30 a.m.
The Effects of an Interdisciplinary Calculus/Physics Program on Student Performance and Attitude Toward Mathematics.
Kelly Black, University of New Hampshire
Karen A Marrongelle*, University of New Hampshire
Dawn Meredith, University of New Hampshire
(950B1302)

8:45 a.m.
The Effect on Attitudes Toward Mathematics when Integrating U.S. Studies and Mathematics.
Gerald L Marshall*, Illinois State University
(950B1673)

9:00 a.m.
What Mathematical Topics do Business Majors Need to Learn in College Algebra, and What Applications do They Have?
Scott R Herriott*, Maharishi University of Management
(950B1665)

9:15 a.m.
Integrating Math, Business, and Social Sciences in a First Year Service Course.
Morteza ShafiiMousavi, Indiana University South Bend
Paul Kochanowski*, Indiana University South Bend
(950B1653)

9:30 a.m.
Probability and Statistics in the Legal Curriculum: A Case Study in Disciplinary Aspects of Interdisciplinarity.
Mike Townsend*, University of Washington
(950B1732)

9:45 a.m.
Another Y2K Problem: Census and Reapportionment.
Margaret Cibes*, Trinity College
(950B1680)

10:00 a.m.
A Mathematical Consulting Experience.
Michael Bloxham, University of Redlands
Rick Cornez*, University of Redlands
Steve Morics, University of Redlands
(950B1814)

10:15 a.m.
Business Mathematics With Excel and PowerPoint.
Richard B Thompson*, University of Arizona
(950B1464)

10:30 a.m.
Mathematics and DecisionMaking in the Public and Private Sector.
Deborah Hughes Hallett*, University of Arizona
(950B1756)

10:45 a.m.
Interactive Economics and Finance Applications in Calculus.
Agnes Rash*, Saint Joseph's University
Jean M. McDill, Cal Poly State University
(950B11260)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Uses of the World Wide Web in Teaching Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Brian E. Smith, McGill University smithb@management.mcgill.ca
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University

8:00 a.m.
Distance Learning from a Traditional Classroom: A WinWin Proposition. Part I: Experiences.
Jeremy Haefner*, University of Colorado
Gene Abrams, University of Colorado
(950C1216)

8:15 a.m.
Distance Learning from a Traditional Classroom: A WinWin Proposition. Part II: A Live Demonstration.
Gene Abrams*, University of Colorado
Jeremy Haefner, University of Colorado
(950C1215)

8:30 a.m.
Using the World Wide Web to Share Instructional Materials in a Large Undergraduate Department.
Marcia Birken*, Rochester Institute of Technology
Patricia Clark, Rochester Institute of Technology
(950C1660)

8:45 a.m.
Incorporating WWW Information into Business Statistics Classes.
Sue B Schou*, Idaho State University
(950C1583)

9:00 a.m.
Lights, Camera, Calculus! Designing a TeleWeb Applied Calculus Course.
Mary Ellen Davis*, Georgia Perimeter College
Virginia W. Parks, Georgia Perimeter College
(950C1339)

9:15 a.m.
An Online Model for Precalculus.
Hari Pulapaka*, Valdosta State University
Denise T Reid, Valdosta State University
(950C165)

9:30 a.m.
TIInteractive Will Foster Student Interaction With the Web.
Allan E Bellman*, James Hubert Blake High School
(950C1994)

9:45 a.m.
Freshman Advising and Placement via the World Wide Web.
Lothar A Dohse*, University of North Carolina at Asheville
Peter W Kendrick, University of North Carolina at Asheville
(950C1295)

10:00 a.m.
Online classroom interaction using the web.
Daniel H Steinberg*, Oberlin College
(950C1711)

10:15 a.m.
Using the Web and WebCT in "Explorations in Mathematics".
Daniel L Dreibelbis*, University of North Florida
(950C1934)

10:30 a.m.
WebMath Status Report.
Philip B Yasskin*, Dept of Math, Texas A\&M Univ
G. Donald Allen, Dept of Math, Texas A\&M Univ
Michael Stecher, Dept of Math, Texas A\&M Univ
(950C11145)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on The Role of Mathematicians in the Development of Mathematics Teachers and Their Students, I
Organizers:
Diane M. Spresser, National Science Foundation dspresser@nsf.gov
John S. Bradley, National Science Foundation
Alfred B. Manaster, University of California San Diego

8:00 a.m.
Mathematics for Inservice High School Teachers.
Scott H Hochwald*, University of North Florida
(950G1932)

8:15 a.m.
Mathematics, Physics, and Education: A LinkToLearn Project Partnership.
Jon A Beal*, Clarion University of Pennsylvania
(950G1731)

8:30 a.m.
The Role of Mathematicians in a City under Siege by Algebra I Ignorance.
Antonio M Lopez, Jr.*, Loyola University, New Orleans
(950G1875)

8:45 a.m.
The MARS Mathematics Courses: A Series for Elementary Teachers in the Baltimore City Public Schools.
Duane A Cooper*, University of Maryland
(950G11219)

9:00 a.m.
Connecting Math Research to the Classroom.
Tricia A Frantti*, Chassell High School
(950G1913)

9:15 a.m.
Developing and Advanced Master's Degree in Mathematics Education.
Holly P Hirst*, Appalachian State University
Deborah A Crocker, Appalachian State University
(950G11099)

9:30 a.m.
Collaborating on content, development, and assessment for inservice middle school teachers.
Leonard J Lipkin*, University of North Florida
(950G11089)

9:45 a.m.
What is that little n? Recursion and subscript notation in middle school.
Deborah S. Franzblau*, College of Staten Island, CUNY
Lisa B. Warner, Totten Intermediate School
(950G1693)

10:00 a.m.
Partnership Program in Mathematics for Prospective and Practicing K8 Teachers.
Patricia M Baggett*, New Mexico State University
Andrzej Ehrenfeucht, University of Colorado
Patrick Morandi, New Mexico State University
Karin Matray, Las Cruces Public Schools
Patrick Scott, New Mexico State University
(950G11098)

10:15 a.m.
Professional Development Workshops for K12 Teachers.
Cheryl L Olsen*, Shippensburg University
(950G11224)

10:30 a.m.
Professional Development for Inservice Teachers.
Wayne Patty*, Virginia Tech
(950G1416)

10:45 a.m.
Discussion and closing comments led by organizer, John Bradley.

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:05 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Analysis, III
Organizers:
Paul C. Yang, University of Southern California yang@math.princeton.edu
Matthew J. Gursky, Indiana University gursky@indiana.edu

8:05 a.m.
Geometry of H\"older imbeddings, slices and quasiconformal equivalence.
Stephen M. Buckley, National University of Ireland
Alexander Stanoyevitch*, University of Guam
(9504693)

8:40 a.m.
Holomorphicity of Proper harmonic maps.
Lei Ni*, Purdue University
Songying Li, University of California
(95058861)

9:15 a.m.
Nonnegative Ricci Curvature, Small Linear Diameter Growth, and Finite Generation of Fundamental Groups.
Christina A Sormani*, Lehman College, City University of New York
(95053153)

9:50 a.m.
On the best constant in the exceptional case of the Sobolev embedding theorem.
Caitlin Y Wang*, University of California at Irvine
(950581178)

10:25 a.m.
Flow lines on a space of dual Legendrian curves.
Abbas Bahri*, Rutgers University
(9505872)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems and Applications, III
Organizers:
Alfonso Castro, University of Texas at San Antonio castro@sphere.math.utsa.edu
Maya Chhetri, Mississippi State University mc1@Ra.MsState.Edu
Ratnasingham Shivaji, Mississippi State University shivaji@Ra.MsState.Edu

8:30 a.m.
On the Recovery of Geometric Data from the High Energy Spectrum of the Dirichlet to Neumann Operator.
Carl V. Lutzer*, University of Kentucky
(95035911)

9:00 a.m.
An Extension of the KreinRutman Theorem.
Jon T Jacobsen*, Penn State
(950351055)

9:30 a.m.
The effect growth in pattern formation.
Pablo Padilla*, University of Mexico
Ramon Plaza, Courant Insitute
Faustino Sanchez, School of Science, UNAM
(950351267)

10:00 a.m.
Structure of Solutions to Nonlinear Diffusion Equations in $R^n$.
Allan L Edelson*, University of California, Davis
(95035981)

10:30 a.m.
Symmetry properties of positive entire solutions of Yamabe type equations on groups of Heisenberg type.
Nicola Garofalo, Purdue University
Dimiter N. Vassilev*, Purdue University
(95035100)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Topological Dynamics of $Z^d$ and $R^d$ Actions, III
Organizers:
E. Arthur Robinson, George Washington University robinson@gwu.edu
Ayse A. Sahin, North Dakota State University sahin@plains.nodak.edu

8:30 a.m.
Safe States can be so Infrequent as to be Negligible.
Robert Burton*, Oregon State University
Arthur E Robinson, George Washington University
(950371048)

9:00 a.m.
The Complete Description of $\mathbb Z^d$ Loosely Bernoulli Systems.
Aimee Johnson*, Swarthmore College
Ayse A. Sahin, North Dakota State University
(95037480)

9:30 a.m.
On the existence and nonexistence of finitary codings for a class of random fields.
Jeffrey E Steif*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Jacob van den Berg, CWI
(95028381)

10:00 a.m.
Oscillation in Ergodic Theory: Higher Dimensional Results.
Roger L Jones, DePaul University
Joseph M Rosenblatt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Mate Wierdl, University of Memphis
(95028421)

10:30 a.m.
Invariant measures and entropy of $Z^d$ shifts of finite type.
Arthur E Robinson, Jr., George Washington University
Ayse A Sahin*, North Dakota State University
(950371197)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
The mathematics of optimization.
Margaret H. Wright*, Lucent Technology

Thursday January 20, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on in Memory of GianCarlo Rota, I
Organizers:
Richard P. Stanley, MIT rstan@math.mit.edu
Rodica Simion, The George Washington University simion@gwu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Recollections and Appreciations.
Herbert S Wilf*, University of Pennsylvania
(95005317)

9:30 a.m.
Remarks on Plethystic Algebras and Vector Symmetric Functions.
Joel A Stein*, California State University San Bernardino
(95005689)

10:00 a.m.
Homology invariants for permutation representations of symmetric groups.
Andre Joyal*, UQAM
Terrence Bisson, Canisius College
(950051240)

10:30 a.m.
Multiple Left Regular Representations Associated with Alternants of the Symmetric Groups.
Francois Bergeron*, Universite du Quebec a Montreal
Adriano M Garsia, UCSD
Glenn Tesler, UCSD
(95005311)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAAProject NExT Panel Discussion
Making connections with faculty in other disciplines.
Organizers:
T. Christine Stevens, Saint Louis University
Panelists:
Gregory S. Chirikjian, Johns Hopkins University
Jan E. Holly, Colby College
Daniel P. Maki, Indiana University
Lee L. Zia, University of New Hampshire
Moderators:
Joseph A. Gallian, University of MinnesotaDuluth

Thursday January 20, 2000, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Women in Mathematics Poster Session
Outreach programs for women and girls in mathematics.
Organizers:
Kathleen A. Sullivan, Seattle University

Thursday January 20, 2000, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sale

Thursday January 20, 2000, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Looking back: An historian's perspective on American mathematics.
Karen H. Parshall*, University of Virginia
(950A011)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Invited Address
Ranks of elliptic curves.
Karl Rubin*, Stanford University
(95011327)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Open House Reception at MAA Headquarters

Thursday January 20, 2000, 12:45 p.m.3:40 p.m.
MAA Session on Integrating Mathematics and Other Disciplines, III
Organizers:
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona wmc@math.arizona.edu
Duff G. Campbell, United States Military Academy
Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona
David C. Lay, University of Maryland, College Park
Nicholas Losito, SUNY Farmingdale
Jim Rolf, United States Military Academy
Yajun Yang, SUNY Farmingdale

12:45 p.m.
Steps Toward a Digital Library for Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology Education.
Eugene Klotz, Math Forum/Swarthmore College
Alice Agogino*, NEEDS/University of California, Berkeley
Flora McMartin, NEEDS/University of California, Berkeley
Brandon Muramatsu, NEEDS/University of California, Berkeley
Robby Robson, Math Metadata/ Oregon State
(950B11232)

1:00 p.m.
A Beginning Mathematics Course for Art/Design Majors.
Doris J. Schattschneider*, Moravian College
(950B1513)

1:15 p.m.
Quantitative Literacy and English Literature.
Stephanos Gialamas*, The Illinois Institute of Art at Chicago
Sarah Keller, Illinois Institute of Art at Chicago
(950B11264)

1:30 p.m.
Connecting with Other Disciplines in a Team Teaching Setting.
Philip S Blau*, Boston University, College of General Studies
(950B1998)

1:45 p.m.
Intertwining Music and Mathematics in Modular Settings.
Satish C Bhatnagar*, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
(950B11029)

2:00 p.m.
Functions of Number Theory in Music.
Craig M Johnson*, Marywood University
(950B1599)

2:15 p.m.
Integrating the freshman year in Math, Chemistry, and Engineering.
Robert L Wilson*, Univ of Wisconsin  Madison
(950B1491)

2:30 p.m.
A crosslisted course in Fractals and Chaotic Dynamics.
Aaron Klebanoff*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(950B11259)

2:45 p.m.
Pattern Analysis and Neural Networks as a centerpiece for interdisciplinary courses.
Douglas R Hundley*, Whitman College
(950B1514)

3:00 p.m.
Theory of Computation for Mathematics Majors.
William A Marion*, Valparaiso University
(950B1664)

3:15 p.m.
The Communications Network Design Problem.
Fred J Rispoli*, Dowling College
Steve Cosares, Dowling College
(950B11044)

3:30 p.m.
Integrating Mathematics into a Computational Science Curriculum at a Liberal Arts Environment.
Ignatios E Vakalis*, Capital Univeristy
(950B1697)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lecture: Lecture II
Riemann surfaces in dynamics, topology, and arithmetic, Part II.
Curtis T. McMullen*, Harvard University

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, IV
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College barker@bowdoin.edu
Jerry L. Bona, University of Texas at Austin bona@fireant.ma.utexas.edu
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California, Santa Barbara millett@math.ucsb.edu

1:00 p.m.
Learning to make a difference.
Gail Burrill*, Mathematical Sciences Education Board
(95098768)

1:30 p.m.
Can one person make a difference? Yes!
Virginia M Warfield*, University of Washington
(95096695)

2:00 p.m.
Mentoring: Myths and Realities, Dangers and Responsibilities.
Bernice R Sandler*, National Association for Women in Education
(95098846)

2:30 p.m.
Rethinking K12 Mathematics Education.
Shirley M Malcom*, AAAS
(950961157)

3:00 p.m.
Discussion

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Mathematics in Business, Government and Industry, II
Organizers:
Mary Lynn Reed, National Security Agency mlreed@afterlife.ncsc.mil
Navah Langmeyer, National Security Agency navah@zombie.ncsc.mil

1:00 p.m.
Graph Partitioning and Clustering.
Arnaldo Horta*, Department of Defense
(950051235)

1:30 p.m.
The Mathematics of Finding Information on the Web.
Laura A Mather*, Department of Defense
(95065250)

2:00 p.m.
Phone Call Graphs: Models, Measurements, and Open Problems.
Joan Feigenbaum*, AT&T Labs  Research
(95068183)

2:30 p.m.
Continuous~Methods for~Bilinear and Quadratic Assignment~Problems.
John M Conroy, IDA Center for Computing Sciences
Steven G Kratzer, IDA Center for Computing Sciences
Louis J Podrazik*, IDA Center for Computing Sciences
(95065572)

3:00 p.m.
Biostatistical consulting at Mayo Clinic  Real Math in a Complex World.
Kent R. Bailey*, Mayo Clinic
(95062783)

3:30 p.m.
Selling Out: Mathematicians as ``Quants'' in the Finance Industry.
Brian K Boonstra*, Bank One
(95090892)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Aspects of Consensus Theory, III
Organizers:
Melvin F. Janowitz, University of Massachusetts, Amherst melj@math.umass.edu

1:00 p.m.
Voting Power when using Preference Methods.
Deanna B Haunsperger*, Carleton College
Duncan J Melville, St. Lawrence University
(950911036)

1:35 p.m.
An Algorithm to Compute Nash Equilibria in Probabilistic, Multiparty Spatial Models of Electoral Competition.
Samuel Merrill*, Wilkes University
James Adams, University of California at Santa Barbara
(950911115)

2:10 p.m.
Converting the Masses: Modeling Opinion Formulation via Threshold Processes.
Paul A. Dreyer, Jr.*, Rutgers University
(95005843)

3:15 p.m.
The Paradox of Disconnected Coalitions.
Steven J. Brams*, New York University
Michael A. Jones, Montclair state University
Marc Kilgour, Wilfrid Laurier University
(95091450)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Effective Methods and Commutative Algebra, III
Organizers:
Anna Guerrieri, Universita Degli Studi dell'Aquila guerran@univaq.it
Irene Swanson, New Mexico State University iswanson@nmsu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Normal Blowups and their expected defining equations.
Mark Johnson*, University of Arkansas
Susan Morey, Southwest Texas State University
(95013606)

1:30 p.m.
Tight closure in cubical cone rings.
Adela N Vraciu*, University of Michigan
(95013430)

2:00 p.m.
Combinatorics of the toric Hilbert scheme.
Diane Maclagan*, University of California, Berkeley
Rekha R Thomas, Texas A\&M
(950141234)

2:30 p.m.
Deciding when an element is in a tight closure.
Melvin Hochster*, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(950131158)

3:00 p.m.
The Inverse Problem in Gr\"obner Basis Theory.
Amelia Taylor*, University of Kansas
(95013904)

3:30 p.m.
Special solutions of holonomic systems.
Uli Walther*, MSRI
(95014837)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Geometric Analysis, IV
Organizers:
Paul C. Yang, University of Southern California yang@math.princeton.edu
Matthew J. Gursky, Indiana University gursky@indiana.edu

1:00 p.m.
Estimates and Existence Results for some Fully Nonlinear Elliptic Equations on Riemannian Manifolds.
Jeff A Viaclovsky*, The University of Texas at Austin
(95035864)

1:35 p.m.
Conformal compactification and Kleinian group.
Alice Chang, Princeton University
Jie Qing*, UCSC
Paul Yang, Princeton University
(950531285)

2:10 p.m.
Eigenvalue estimates for Paneitz type operators.
Xingwang Xu*, National University of Singapore
(95058656)

2:45 p.m.
Manifolds with indefinite metrics whose skewsymmetric curvature operator has constant eigenvalues.
Tan Zhang*, University of Oregon
(95053229)

3:20 p.m.
Dirac Spinors and Surface Shape.
George I Kamberov*, Washington University
(950531092)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Beautiful Graph Theory, III
Organizers:
Gary Chartrand, Western Michigan University chartrand@wmich.edu
Frank Harary, New Mexico State University fnh@crl.nmsu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Coloring Numbers for Knots and Links.
Louis H Kauffman*, Univ of Illinois at Chicago
Frank Harary, New Mexico State Univ
(9505760)

1:30 p.m.
On the ShieldsHarary Number of a Graph.
Frank Harary, New Mexico State University
Peter D. Johnson, Jr.*, Auburn University
(95005271)

2:00 p.m.
Generalized Vertex Covers in Graphs.
Stephen T Hedetniemi*, Clemson University
(95005868)

2:30 p.m.
On the faulttolerance of meshes.
Daniela Ferrero*, Academia Sinica
(95005753)

3:00 p.m.
Complete Families of Graphs.
Ralph Faudree, University of Memphis
Ronald Gould, Emory University
Michael Jacobson, University of Louisville
Linda Lesniak*, Drew University
(950051041)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Computation and Information, IV
Organizers:
Samuel J. Lomonaco, Jr., University of Maryland, Baltimore County lomonaco@umbc.edu
Howard E. Brandt, Army Research Labs hbrandt@lamp0.arl.army.mil

1:00 p.m.
Geometric Algebra Methods in Ensemble Quantum Computing by NMR.
Timothy F Havel*, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
(9508153)

1:35 p.m.
Trading entanglement for communication.
Gilles Brassard*, Universit\'{e} de Montr\'{e}al
Richard Cleve, University of Calgary
Alain Tapp, University of Waterloo
(95081556)

2:10 p.m.
Optimal signal ensembles.
Benjamin W Schumacher*, Kenyon College
Michael D Westmoreland, Denison University
(9508188)

2:45 p.m.
Quantum Relative Entropy in Quantum Information Theory.
Michael D Westmoreland*, Denison University
Benjamin W Schumacher, Kenyon College
(9508183)

3:20 p.m.
Decoherence, einselection, and the physics of information.
Wojceich H Zurek*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(950811035)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Nonlinear Eigenvalue Problems and Applications, IV
Organizers:
Alfonso Castro, University of Texas at San Antonio castro@sphere.math.utsa.edu
Maya Chhetri, Mississippi State University mc1@Ra.MsState.Edu
Ratnasingham Shivaji, Mississippi State University shivaji@Ra.MsState.Edu

1:00 p.m.
Periodic Traveling Waves for a Nonlocal ReactionDiffusion Equation.
Peter W Bates*, Brigham Young University
Fengxin Chen, U. Texas San Antonio
(95035589)

1:30 p.m.
Traveling Wave Solutions for a Nonlocal FieldField System.
Fengxin Chen*, University of Texas at San Antonio
Peter W. Bates, Brigham Young University
(95035675)

2:00 p.m.
Stabilization of Positive Solutions for Analytic Gradient\like Systems.
Peter Tak\'a\v{c}*, Universit\"at Rostock, Germany
(95035567)

2:30 p.m.
Nonlinear eigenvalue problems and dependence on higher order derivatives for Lidstone boundary value problems.
Paul W Eloe*, University of Dayton
(95034156)

3:00 p.m.
Solvability of Nonlinear Conjugate and Right Focal Eigenvalue Problems.
John M Davis*, Baylor University
Johnny Henderson, Auburn University
Rajendra Prasad, Andhra University
William Yin, LaGrange College
(9503450)

3:30 p.m.
Positive Solutions of Singular Nonlinear Boundary Value Problems.
John V Baxley*, Wake Forest University
Jenifer C Martin, Wake Forest University
(95034742)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Singularities in Algebraic and Analytic Geometry, IV
Organizers:
Ruth I. Michler, University of North Texas michler@unt.edu
Caroline Melles, U. S. Naval Academy cgg@nadn.navy.mil

1:00 p.m.
Monomialization of Morphisms.
S. Dale Cutkosky*, Univ. Missouri
(95014376)

1:50 p.m.
Inverse systems for singular subschemes of ${\bf P}^n$.
Anthony A. Iarrobino, Jr.*, Northeastern University
(950141167)

2:30 p.m.
Weak Subintegral Closure & Rees Valuations of Ideals.
Marie A Vitulli*, University of Oregon
(950141202)

3:10 p.m.
Planar Line Arrangements.
Eriko Hironaka*, Florida State University
(95014920)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Integral Equations and Applications, IV
Organizers:
Constantin Corduneanu, University of Texas at Arlington cordun@utarlg.uta.edu
Mehran Mahdavi, Bowie State University mmahdavi@BowieState.edu

1:00 p.m.
Asymptotic behavior to Volterra partial integrodifference equation with noise.
Yoshihiro Hamaya*, Okayama University of Science
(95045151)

1:30 p.m.
Boundedness in Volterra integrodifferential equations.
Tetsuo Furumochi*, Shimane University, Japan
(95034165)

2:00 p.m.
On some neutral equations with causal operators.
Mehran Mahdavi*, Bowie State University
(95045621)

2:30 p.m.
Stability of neutral stochastic functional differential equations with causal operators  A preliminary report.
Zephyrinus C Okonkwo*, Albany State University, Albany Ga.
Errol G Rowe, North Carolina A & T State University
(95045960)

3:00 p.m.
Bounded Variation Regularization of Nonlinear Integral Equations of the First Kind.
M. Zuhair Nashed*, University of Delaware
(950451298)

3:30 p.m.
Existence results for nonlinear Volterra integrodifferential equations.
Sergiu Aizicovici*, Ohio University
(9504552)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Algebras, III
Organizers:
May M. Nilsen, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and Texas A \& M University mnilsen@math.unl.edu
David R. Pitts, University of Nebraska, Lincoln dpitts@math.unl.edu

1:00 p.m.
Random unitaries in noncommutative tori, and an asymptotic model for qcircular systems.
James A Mingo, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Alexandru M Nica*, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
(950471059)

1:30 p.m.
Noncommutative complex analysis and BargmannSegal multipliers.
Nik Weaver*, Washington University
Richard Rochberg, Washington University
(95047172)

2:00 p.m.
Cartan $G$spaces and their transformationgroup $C^*$algebras.
Astrid an Huef*, University of Denver
(95046129)

2:30 p.m.
Norms of Inner Derivations of TAF Algebras.
Timothy D Hudson*, East Carolina University
Douglas W. B. Somerset, University of Aberdeen
(95047898)

3:00 p.m.
On the Classification of Binary Shifts of Minimal Commutant Index.
Geoffrey L Price*, United States Naval Academy
(95046119)

3:30 p.m.
Involutions of nonselfadjoint operator algebras.
Justin R Peters*, Iowa State University
(95047322)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part A
Discrete dynamical systems: Mathematics, methods, and models.
Organizers:
David C. Arney, U. S. Military Academy
Frank R. Giordano, COMAP
John S. Robertson, Georgia College and State University

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#14: Part A
Modern physics and the mathematical world.
Organizers:
George DeRise, Thomas Nelson College

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part A
Exploring abstract algebra topics through interactive labs.
Organizers:
Allen C. Hibbard, Central College
Kenneth M. Levasseur, University of Massachusetts at Lowell

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.2:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Mechanics

1:00 p.m.
Asymptotic analysis of the nonlinearly elastic Boussinesq problem.
Paul G Warne*, Maryville College
Debra A Polignone Warne, University of Tennessee
(95073502)

1:15 p.m.
Variational principles for elastic bodies with fractal holes.
Feodor M Borodich*, The University of Liverpool
Alexey Y Volovikov, Steklov Mathematical Institute
(950731062)

1:30 p.m.
Oscillations of a Viscous DensityStratified Fluid Layer.
Katharine F Gurski*, CESDIS/USRA NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Robert L Pego, University of Maryland
(95076328)

1:45 p.m.
A Efficient Numerical Method for the Incompressible Variable Density NavierStokes Equation in the VelocityPressure Formulation: Preliminary Report.
Hans E Johnston*, Temple University
(95076930)

2:00 p.m.
On the dispersion and damping of waves in blood circulation.
Radu C Cascaval*, University of Memphis
(950761000)

2:15 p.m.
Dynamics of the GinzburgLandau Vortices.
Mahmoud Affouf*, Penn State/Scranton Campus
(950821005)

2:30 p.m.
Electrons and Positrons in an External Field.
Andrew Vogt*, Georgetown University
(950811221)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.2:55 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Analysis of Krylov Space Methods in Numerical Linear Algebra
Organizers:
Anne Greenbaum, University of Washington greenbau@math.washington.edu

1:00 p.m.
Multiple Recursion Conjugate Gradient Algorithms.
Teri L Barth*, TRW
Tom A Manteuffel, University of Colorado at Boulder
(95015658)

1:30 p.m.
Analyzing Krylov Subspace Methods by their Projections.
Eric de Sturler*, Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(950651248)

2:30 p.m.
When Loss of Orthogonality Means Convergence.
Zdenek Strakos*, Emory University
(95065282)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAA Session on Interdisciplinary Applications for College Algebra, II
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, United States Military Academy donsmall@usma.edu
Della D. Bell, Texas Southern University
Ahmad Kamalvand, HoustonTillotson College

1:00 p.m.
College algebra reform should be a friend and not a foe.
William P. Fox*, Francis Marion University
(950E1209)

1:20 p.m.
Applying Algebra to Fairness and Equity Problems.
Joseph Malkevitch*, York College (CUNY)
(950E1343)

1:40 p.m.
Enriching College Algebra with Concepts from Music Theory, Engineering, and Euler's Algebra.
Anton Glaser*, Pennsylvania State University
(950E1220)

2:00 p.m.
Reentry: A SmallGroup Project for the College Algebra Curriculum.
Carl V Lutzer*, University of Kentucky
(950E1899)

2:20 p.m.
Fitting Functions to Data in a Precalculus Course.
Todd M Swanson*, Hope College
(950E1390)

2:40 p.m.
A Team Test Approach in College Algebra.
William J. Shipley*, Mount Saint Mary's College
(950E1233)

3:00 p.m.
The South Dakota Native American Mathematics and Ornithology program at Northern State University.
A. S. Elkhader*, Northern State University
Dan A Tallman, Northern State University
(950E1244)

3:20 p.m.
The Contemporary College Algebra Program.
Della D Bell*, Texas Southern University
Ahmad Kamalvand, HustonTillotson College
(950E1845)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
MAA Session on The Role of Mathematicians in the Development of Mathematics Teachers and Their Students, II
Organizers:
Diane M. Spresser, National Science Foundation dspresser@nsf.gov
John S. Bradley, National Science Foundation
Alfred B. Manaster, University of California San Diego

1:00 p.m.
Learning and Teaching Mathematics: A Summer Institute for Elementary School Teachers.
Debra K. Borkovitz*, Wheelock College
Pat Willott, Wheelock College
(950G1896)

1:15 p.m.
Getting a Mathematics Department Involved in Middle Grades Mathematics: A California Case Study.
Joseph R Fiedler*, CSU Bakersfield
Javier TrigosArrieta, CSU Bakersfield
(950G1916)

1:30 p.m.
CalcLab for Teachers: Synthesizing InDepth Learning of High School Calculus with Issues of Teaching and Learning.
Stephen Monk*, University of Washington
(950G11156)

1:45 p.m.
What Works in Professional Development for K12 Teachers of Mathematics.
Gloria A. White*, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Austin Community College
(950G1854)

2:00 p.m.
Lessons from an Outreach Program: MENI, Mathematical Experiences in Northwest Indiana.
Mary T Treanor*, Valparaiso University
(950G1947)

2:15 p.m.
Innovations resulting from collaboration between university and K12 teachers of mathematics.
Reginald D Traylor*, University of the Incarnate Word
Ellen C Szecsy, Northeast ISD
(950G1670)

2:30 p.m.
Providing inservice training and curricular support for K12 math teachers through local Science Centers.
Daniel H Steinberg*, Oberlin College
(950G1714)

2:45 p.m.
Discussion and closing comments led by organizer, Alfred Manaster.

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
CBMS mathematics education of teachers report.
Organizers:
Ronald C. Rosier, CBMS
Panelists:
Alan C. Tucker, SUNY at Stony Brook
W. James Lewis, University of Nebraska

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA CRAFTYCUPMCommittee on TwoYear Colleges Panel Discussion
What does algebra mean in the twentyfirst century?
Organizers:
Sheldon P. Gordon, SUNY at Farmingdale
Linda A. Kime, University of Massachusetts at Boston
Ray E. Collings, Georgia Perimeter College
Panelists:
Linda H. Boyd, Georgia Perimeter College
Wade Ellis, West Valley College
Carole B. Lacampagne, U.S. Department of Education
Zalman P. Usiskin, University of Chicago

Thursday January 20, 2000, 1:15 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, I

1:15 p.m.
Reconstruction Conjecture for Graphs having Exactly one Unicyclic Subgraph.
Shyam Kumar Gupta*, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi
Gagan Singla, Jr., Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi
(9500519)

1:30 p.m.
Tutte polynomials of $q$cones.
Hongxun Qin*, The George Washington University
Joseph E Bonin, The George Washington University
(95005110)

1:45 p.m.
TriangleFree Polyconvex Graphs.
Beth C Robinson*, Carleton College
(95005188)

2:00 p.m.
Toughness of Generalized Petersen Graphs.
Kevin K Ferland*, Bloomsburg University
(95005202)

2:15 p.m.
Rainbow Ramsey Numbers.
Linda L Eroh*, Western Michigan University
(95005398)

2:30 p.m.
Some almost sure results in probabilistic Ramsey theory.
Tze Y Chan, Cambridge University
Anant P Godbole*, Michigan Tech University
(95005420)

2:45 p.m.
Factorizations of and by powers of complete graphs.
Darryn E Bryant, The University of Queensland
Saad I ElZanati, Illinois State University
Charles L Vanden Eynden*, Illinois State University
(95005425)

3:00 p.m.
Neighborhood Unions and Factor Critical Graphs.
Hikoe Enomoto, Keio University
Michael D. Plummer*, Vanderbilt University
Akira Saito, Nihon University
(95005442)

3:15 p.m.
$C(n,n,1)$ designs obtained from codes.
Chester J. Salwach*, Lafayette College
(95005472)

3:30 p.m.
On the decomposition of orthogonal arrays.
Wiebke S. Diestelkamp*, University of Dayton
Jay H. Beder, University of Wisconsin  Milwaukee
(95005481)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on in Memory of GianCarlo Rota, II
Organizers:
Richard P. Stanley, MIT rstan@math.mit.edu
Rodica Simion, The George Washington University simion@gwu.edu

2:00 p.m.
On synthetic flag varieties.
Sergey Fomin*, University of Michigan
Michael Z Shapiro, KTH Stockholm
(95005886)

2:30 p.m.
KazhdanLusztig Polynomials for 321Hexagonavoiding Permutations.
Gregory S Warrington*, Harvard University
Sara C Billey, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(950051053)

3:00 p.m.
QHopf Algebras.
William Chen*, Los Alamos National Laboratory and Nankai University
GianCarlo Rota, MIT
Joel Stein, USA
(95005751)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Ergodic Theory and Topological Dynamics of $Z^d$ and $R^d$ Actions, IV
Organizers:
E. Arthur Robinson, George Washington University robinson@gwu.edu
Ayse A. Sahin, North Dakota State University sahin@plains.nodak.edu

2:00 p.m.
Spatial determinism for a free $Z^2$action.
Kyewon Koh Park*, Ajou University
Robert Burton, Oregon State University
(95028364)

2:30 p.m.
Algebraic $Z^d$actions and knot theory.
Daniel S Silver, University of South Alabama
Susan G Williams*, University of South Alabama
(95028728)

3:00 p.m.
Mappings between group shifts.
Anthony N Quas, The University of Memphis
Paul Trow*, The University of Memphis
(95037747)

3:30 p.m.
Conjugacy in tiling dynamics.
Charles Radin*, University of Texas at Austin
(95054359)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 2:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAAProject NExTYMN Poster Session
Organizers:
Kenneth A. Ross, University of Oregon
Kevin E. Charlwood, Washburn University

Thursday January 20, 2000, 2:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAA Student Workshop
Theorems in stone and bronze.
Organizers:
Helaman Ferguson, Laurel, Maryland

Thursday January 20, 2000, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Retiring Presidential Address
Reflections and twists.
Arthur M. Jaffe*, Harvard University

Thursday January 20, 2000, 2:30 p.m.3:45 p.m.
AMSMAAMSEB Joint Panel Discussion
Projects of the Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education (National Research Council).
Organizers:
James D. Gates, Mathematical Sciences Education Board
Presenters:
W. James Lewis, University of Nebraska
Deborah Loewenberg Ball, University of Michigan
T. Christine Stevens, St. Louis University
Jay Labov, Committee on Undergraduate Science Education

Thursday January 20, 2000, 2:30 p.m.3:50 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Great theorems of mathematics.
Organizers:
Douglas E. Ensley, Shippensburg University
Cheryl Olson, Shippensburg University
Presenters:
Farhad Jafari, University of Wyoming
Elena A. Marchisotto, California State University Northridge
Daniel Velleman, Amherst College
Roger A. Wiegand, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Thursday January 20, 2000, 4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Joint Prize Session and Reception

Thursday January 20, 2000, 5:15 p.m.6:00 p.m.
MAA Video Presentation
The Proof of the Four Color Theorem.
Organizers:
Robin Wilson, The Open University

Thursday January 20, 2000, 5:20 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Uses of the World Wide Web in Teaching Mathematics, III
Organizers:
Brian E. Smith, McGill University smithb@management.mcgill.ca
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University

5:20 p.m.
A Real World Calculus Laboratory  Interactive Web Based Labs Designed with Java.
Carol G. Crawford, U.S. Naval Academy
Mark D. Meyerson*, U.S. Naval Academy
(950C1375)

5:35 p.m.
Learning Online at Virginia Tech's Math Emporium.
Robert F Olin*, Virginia Tech
John Rossi, Virginia Tech
Chris Beattie, Virginia Tech
Kenneth Hannsgen, Virginia Tech
(950C1243)

5:50 p.m.
WeBWorK, An InternetBased System for Generating and Delivering Homework Problems.
Arnold K Pizer*, University of Rochester
Michael Gage, University of Rochester
Vicki Roth, University of Rochester
(950C1342)

6:05 p.m.
Interactive Fractal Web Sites  Even The Flaws Can Be Useful.
Patricia L Hale*, University of Montana
(950C1825)

6:20 p.m.
Putting (Almost) Everything Online: Using the Web in an Undergraduate ODE Course.
James R Hughes*, Elizabethtown College
(950C1876)

6:35 p.m.
Experimenting with Webbased Calculus at the University of Kentucky.
Jody L Fast*, University of Kentucky
(950C1831)

6:50 p.m.
Virtual Office Hours using AOL Instant Messenger.
Darren A. Narayan*, Lehigh University
(950C11194)

Thursday January 20, 2000, 5:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part A
Teaching with webbased interactive modular materials.
Organizers:
David A. Smith, Duke University
Lawrence C. Moore, Duke University

Thursday January 20, 2000, 5:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Committee on Industrial and Governmental Mathematics Welcome Reception

Thursday January 20, 2000, 5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA TwoYear College Reception

Thursday January 20, 2000, 6:30 p.m.7:20 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Stamping through the millennium.
Organizers:
Robin Wilson, The Open University

Thursday January 20, 2000, 6:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
National Security Agency's Women in Mathematics Society
Annual networking meeting.

Thursday January 20, 2000, 7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
The number years: A mathematical game show.
Organizers:
Arthur T. Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College
Eric J. Libicki, University of Southern California
Jennifer J. Quinn, Occidental College
Friday January 21, 2000

Friday January 21, 2000, 7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.
Pi Mu Epsilon and MAA Student Chapter Advisors' Breakfast

Friday January 21, 2000, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Innovative Development Programs for Teaching Assistants and PartTime Instructors, I
Organizers:
Teri Jo Murphy, University of Oklahoma tjmurphy@aftermath.math.ou.edu
Neil Calkin, Clemson University calkin@math.clemson.edu
Ethel Wheland, University of Akron wheland@deneka.cs.uakron.edu

8:00 a.m.
Preparing Teaching Assistants to Assist Teachers.
Andrew Nestler*, University of Southern California & Scripps College
(9509890)

8:35 a.m.
TA Training at UWMilwaukee.
Julia M Wilson*, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
(950981042)

9:10 a.m.
An active approach to preparing graduate students to teach workshopstyle discussion sections.
Natasha M Speer*, University of California at Berkeley
(950981136)

9:45 a.m.
Connecting Teaching Assistants with the talent of their own students as a fundamental teaching and learning resource.
Paul R McCreary*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(95098871)

10:20 a.m.
Instituting a Seminar on the Teaching of Mathematics at the University of Illinois.
William B Branson, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
Susan M Plisch*, University of Illinois, UrbanaChampaign
(9509891)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematical Aspects of Consensus Theory, IV
Organizers:
Melvin F. Janowitz, University of Massachusetts, Amherst melj@math.umass.edu

8:00 a.m.
When are the usual set representations injective?
Richard CramerBenjamin, Niagara University
Gary D Crown, Wichita State University
Melvin F Janowitz*, University of Massachusetts
(95090492)

8:30 a.m.
Attaining a Consensus List Coloring.
Fred S Roberts*, Rutgers University
(95005748)

9:05 a.m.
Consensus Phylogenetic Trees: Character and Taxonomic Congruence Revisited.
FrancoisJoseph Lapointe*, Universite de Montreal
(95092842)

9:35 a.m.
Consensus supertrees and subtrees.
David J Bryant*, CRM Universite de Montreal
(95005489)

10:15 a.m.
About NPhard problems for the consensus in numerical taxonomy.
JeanPierre Barth\'{e}lemy*, ENST Bretagne
Fran\c cois Brucker, ENST Bretagne
(95005479)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Effective Methods and Commutative Algebra, IV
Organizers:
Anna Guerrieri, Universita Degli Studi dell'Aquila guerran@univaq.it
Irene Swanson, New Mexico State University iswanson@nmsu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Computation of Multivariable Hilbert Polynomials.
Alexander B Levin*, The Catholic University of America
(95013179)

8:30 a.m.
Invariants of ideals having principal reductions.
Marco D'Anna*, Universita' di Catania
Anna Guerrieri, Universita' di L'Aquila
William Heinzer, Purdue University
(95013483)

9:00 a.m.
On the associated graded ring of CohenMacaulay local rings.
HsinJu Wang*, Taiwan
(95013564)

9:30 a.m.
On multilinear forms, Jacobian ideals and hyperdeterminants.
Giandomenico Boffi*, University of Trieste
(95013569)

10:00 a.m.
Computation using Macaulay's inverse systems.
Anthony A. Iarrobino, Jr.*, Northeastern University
(950131122)

10:30 a.m.
Free resolutions for polynomial functors.
Alexandre B Tchernev*, University at Albany, SUNY
Jerzy Weyman, Northeastern University
(95013838)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Complex and Harmonic Analysis, I
Organizers:
Carlos A. Berenstein, University of Maryland, College Park carlos@isr.umd.edu
Stephen D. Casey, American University scasey@american.edu
Bao Qin Li, Florida International University libaoqin@fiu.edu
David F. Walnut, George Mason University dwalnut@gmu.edu
C. C. Yang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology mayang@uxmail.ust.hk

8:00 a.m.
Wavelet frames for squaresummable sequences.
John J Benedetto*, University of Maryland
Goetz E Pfander, University of Hohenheim
(950421109)

8:30 a.m.
Determinacy in truncated trigonometric moment problems and the extension property.
JeanPierre Gabardo*, McMaster University
(95042939)

9:00 a.m.
Positive Sampling Series.
Gilbert G Walter*, Univ WiscMilwaukee
(95041478)

9:30 a.m.
PaleyWienertype and Boastype theorems for a class of integral transforms.
Ahmed I Zayed*, University of Central Florida
Tuan VuKim, University of Kuwait
(95042332)

10:00 a.m.
Complex and harmonic approximation.
Paul M Gauthier*, Universite de Montreal
(95032476)

10:30 a.m.
Discussion.

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Holomorphic Dynamics and Related Issues, IV
Organizers:
Mikhail Lyubich, SUNY at Stony Brook mlyubich@math.sunysb.edu
Kevin Pilgrim, University of Missouri at Rolla pilgrim@umr.edu
Michael Yampolsky, Institut des Hautes \'Etudes yampol@ihes.fr

8:00 a.m.
Symmetry and Renormalization.
Marco Martens*, IBMWatson Research Center
(95037822)

9:50 a.m.
A Universal Parabolic Map.
Michael Yampolsky*, IHES
(95058773)

10:20 a.m.
Periodic orbits and external rays.
John W Milnor*, SUNY Stony Brook
(950371173)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Invariants of Knots and 3Manifolds, IV
Organizers:
Dubravko Ivansic, George Washington University divansic@gwu.edu
Mark E. Kidwell, U.S. Naval Academy mek@nadn.navy.mil
Jozef H. Przytycki, George Washington University przytyck@gwu.edu
Yongwu Rong, George Washington University rong@gwu.edu
Ted Stanford, U. S. Naval Academy stanford@nadn.navy.mil

8:00 a.m.
Thicknesses of Knots.
Yuanan Diao*, UNC at Charlotte
Claus Ernst, Western Kentucky University
Buks Rensburg, York University
(950571034)

8:30 a.m.
Deloup invariants, Dichromatic skein module, and periodic 3manifolds.
Maxim V Sokolov*, George Washington University
(95055752)

9:00 a.m.
Mahler measure, links and homology growth.
Daniel S Silver*, University of South Alabama
Susan G Williams, University of South Alabama
(95057722)

9:30 a.m.
Virtual Knot Theory.
Louis H Kauffman*, Univ. Ill. at Chicago
(9505757)

10:00 a.m.
The fourth skein module, the MontesinosNakanishi conjecture and nalgebraic links.
J\'ozef H Przytycki, George Washington University
Tatsuya Tsukamoto*, Georege Washington University (and Waseda Univ.)
(950571047)

10:30 a.m.
Almost modular structure of Ohtsuki invariants.
Ruth J. Lawrence*, University of Michigan
(950571242)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Quantum Computation and Information, V
Organizers:
Samuel J. Lomonaco, Jr., University of Maryland, Baltimore County lomonaco@umbc.edu
Howard E. Brandt, Army Research Labs hbrandt@lamp0.arl.army.mil

8:00 a.m.
Quantum Robots.
Paul Benioff*, Physics Divison, Argonne National Laboratory
(9508175)

8:35 a.m.
Pauli Exchange Errors in Quantum Computation.
Mary Beth Ruskai*, University of Massachusetts Lowell
(9508176)

9:10 a.m.
On relations between quantum computers and classical computers.
John M Myers*, Harvard University
F. Hadi Madjid, Concord, MA
(95081813)

9:45 a.m.
Simulations of Quantum Logic Operations in a NuclearSpin Quantum Computer with Large Number of Qubits.
Gennady P Berman*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Gary D Doolen, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Gustavo V Lopez, Departamento de Fisica, Universidad de Guadalajara,
Vladimir I Tsifrinovich, Department of Physics, Polytechnic University
(95081592)

10:20 a.m.
Quantum search and extensions.
Lov K Grover*, Bell Labs, Lucent
(95081269)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, I
Organizers:
W. Stephen Wilson, Johns Hopkins University wsw@math.jhu.edu
Jack Morava, Johns Hopkins University jack@math.jhu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Algebraic theories in homotopy theory.
Bernard Badzioch*, University of Notre Dame
(95055235)

8:30 a.m.
A Model Structure on the Category of ProSimplicial Sets.
Daniel C Isaksen*, Universitaet Bielefeld
(95055105)

9:00 a.m.
Numerical Invariants of Phantom Maps.
Jeffrey A. Strom*, Dartmouth College
Charles A. McGibbon, Wayne State University
(95055389)

9:30 a.m.
The Gray Filtration on Phantom Maps.
Ha M Le*, Wayne State University
Jeffrey A Strom, Dartmouth College
(95055593)

10:00 a.m.
Generalized Bousfield Classes and Localizing Model Categories.
Mark W Johnson*, University of Notre Dame
(95055602)

10:30 a.m.
Cotor for modules; a new look at EilenbergMoore.
Lowell Abrams*, Rutgers University
Charles Weibel, Rutgers University
(95018429)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Algebras, IV
Organizers:
May M. Nilsen, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, and Texas A \& M University mnilsen@math.unl.edu
David R. Pitts, University of Nebraska, Lincoln dpitts@math.unl.edu

8:00 a.m.
Investigating some prewavelets by using Ruelle transfer operators.
Beth P Peterson*, Lamar University
(95047249)

8:30 a.m.
Groupoids and C*algebras for infinite graphs.
Jack Spielberg*, Arizona State University
(950461201)

9:00 a.m.
The Radical of Semicrossed Product Algebras.
Allan P Donsig*, University of NebraskaLincoln
Aristides Katavolos, University of Athens
(95046893)

9:30 a.m.
Hecke $C^{\ast}$Algebras.
Rachel W Hall*, St. Joseph's University
(95016305)

10:00 a.m.
A simple approach to limit distributions of Haar unitary systems.
Michal Dostal, Prague
Don Hadwin*, University of New Hampshire
(950471019)

10:30 a.m.
Locally Inner Actions on $C_{0}(X)$Algebras.
Siegfried Echterhoff, Westf\"alische WilhelmsUniversit\"at M\"unster
Dana P Williams*, Dartmouth College
(95046440)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#12: Part B
Transforming anxiety into hatred: Rethinking this standard model of reaching liberal arts students and the general public.
Organizers:
Edward B. Burger, Williams College
Michael Starbird, University of Texas at Austin

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part B
Mathematical finance.
Organizers:
Walter R. Stromquist, Berwyn, PA
Daniel Loeb, Daniel H. Wagner Associates

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part B
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Joseph A. Gallian, University of MinnesotaDuluth
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Stephen G. Hartke, Rutgers University

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, I

8:00 a.m.
Multiplier Systems on Hecke Groups.
Abdul Hassen*, Rowan University
(9501132)

8:15 a.m.
Small limit points of the set of algebraic integers with two conjugates outside the unit circle.
David R Garth*, Kansas State University
(9501164)

8:30 a.m.
Linear equivalence of algebraic number fields.
Marius M Somodi*, Louisiana State University
(95011114)

8:45 a.m.
Vanishing Theorems in the Witt Ring.
Thomas C Palfrey*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(95011180)

9:00 a.m.
On the Crosscorrelation of Sequences with the Decimation Factor $d=\frac{p^n+1}{p+1}\frac{p^n1}{2}$.
Donald D Mills*, Southeastern Louisiana University
EvaNuria Mueller, OttovonGuericke Universitaet
Wolfgang Willems, OttovonGuericke Universitaet
(95011186)

9:15 a.m.
the isotropy of 4dimensional torsion quadratic forms over $\mathbb{R}(x,y)$ and $\mathbb{C}(x,y)$.
Anthony J Bevelacqua*, University of Kentucky
(95011239)

9:30 a.m.
Universal ternary forms in totally real number fields.
Azar N Khosravani*, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
(95011344)

9:45 a.m.
Cardan Polynomials and the Reduction of Radicals.
Thomas J Osler*, Rowan University
(95011497)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Applications of Inverse Problems in Partial Differential Equations
Organizers:
C. Maeve McCarthy, Murray State University maeve.mccarthy@murraystate.edu

8:00 a.m.
Stability and Reconstruction for an Inverse Problem in Thermal Imaging.
Lester F Caudill*, University of Richmond
(950351139)

8:30 a.m.
Finding discontinuous shallow water seabed properties.
Joyce R McLaughlin*, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
(950351085)

9:00 a.m.
Inverse Problems for Anisotropic Elastic Media.
Lizabeth V Rachele*, Tufts University
(95035941)

9:30 a.m.
Inverse Scattering Problems in Layered Backgrounds.
Peter B Monk*, University of Delaware
(95035840)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.
MAA Session on Teaching Statistical Reasoning
Organizers:
K. L. D. Gunawardena, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh gunaward@uwosh.edu
Nkechi M. Agwu, Borough of Manhattan Community College
Mary Sullivan, Rhode Island College

8:00 a.m.
Introduction by K.L.D. Gunawardena.

8:05 a.m.
InClass Projects for Teaching Probability and Statistics.
Carol E Marchetti*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(950M1579)

8:20 a.m.
Statistical reasoning and the prospective elementary teacher.
Mary Sullivan*, Rhode Island College

8:35 a.m.
Labs and Projects for an Introductory Statistics Course that Promote Statistical Reasoning.
Laura A McSweeney*, Fairfield University
(950M1776)

8:50 a.m.
A DataOriented, Active Learning, PostCalculus Introduction to Statistical Concepts, Methods, and Theory.
Allan J Rossman*, Dickinson College
Beth L Chance, Cal Poly
Karla V Ballman, Mayo Clinic
(950M1298)

9:05 a.m.
Team Projects and a Poster Session Final Exam  Second Trial.
Melvin A Nyman*, Alma College
(950M1458)

9:20 a.m.
Teaching Statistical Reasoning at West Point.
Steven B Horton*, United States Military Academy
Dennis J Day, United States Military Academy
(950M1571)

9:35 a.m.
Statistical Reasoning for Business and Economics Students.
John D. McKenzie, Jr.*, Babson College
(950M11190)

9:50 a.m.
R.J. Boscovich and the line of best fit.
Radoslav M. Dimitric*, City College of San Francisco
(950M1320)

10:05 a.m.
Internet Resources for Teaching Statistics: The "Chance" Website.
Jason D Rosenhouse*, Dartmouth College
(950M1679)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.9:25 a.m.
MAA Student Papers
Graduate student paper session.
Organizers:
Howard L. Penn, U.S. Naval Academy

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
PME Council

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Looking to Our Future: Recruiting and Preparing the Next Generation of Mathematics Teachers, I
Organizers:
Jay A. Malmstrom, Oklahoma City Community College malmstrm@qns.com
Gary L. Britton, University of WisconsinWashington County
Marjorie Enneking, Portland State University
James Loats, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Mary Robinson, University of New Mexico

8:05 a.m.
A Statewide Approach To Addressing TwoYear College Teacher Preparation Issues (Virginia).
Susan S Wood*, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
(950H11198)

8:35 a.m.
A Community College Approach to Mathematics Education for Future Teachers.
Suzanne Feldberg*, Nassau Community College
Arnold R Silverman, Nassau Community College
(950H1952)

9:05 a.m.
Teaching as a Service Component of a Liberal Arts Mathematics Course.
Sandra Fillebrown*, St. Joseph's University
(950H1392)

9:35 a.m.
A Mathematics and Education Course Sequence for Prospective Teachers of Grades K6.
Gregory D. Foley*, Appalachian State University
Pamela W. Schram, Appalachian State University
Deborah A. Crocker, Appalachian State University
Carol Lynn Hancock, Appalachian State University
(950H11125)

10:05 a.m.
Recruiting, Preparing and Supporting Effective Teachers of Mathematics in a Poor Urban Hispanic Environment.
David Dennis*, Univ. of Texas at El Paso
(950H1957)

10:35 a.m.
Designing a foundational course in abstract mathematics.
Marcela D Perlwitz*, Purdue University Calumet
Peter Turbek, Purdue University Calumet
(950H11220)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:15 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Linear Algebra and Optimization, I
Organizers:
Dianne P. O'Leary, University of Maryland, College Park oleary@cs.umd.edu
Margaret H. Wright, Bell Laboratories mhw@research.belllabs.com

8:15 a.m.
Computing and Displaying Confidence Intervals for Images.
Dianne P O'Leary*, University of Maryland
James G Nagy, Emory University
(95065299)

9:00 a.m.
On the Local Convergence Properties of Pattern Search Methods for Nonlinear Optimization.
Elizabeth D Dolan, Argonne National Laboratory
Robert Michael Lewis, Institute for Computer Applications in Science and Engineering
Virginia Torczon*, College of William & Mary
(95049961)

9:40 a.m.
An Asynchronous Direct Search Method for Optimization on Parallel Computers.
Tamara G Kolda*, Sandia National Laboratories
Patricia D Hough, Sandia National Laboratories
Virginia Torczon, College of William and Mary
(95065530)

10:20 a.m.
Pricing The American Option Using An InteriorPoint Method.
Yuying Li*, Cornell University
(95065771)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:15 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Mathematical Sciences Employment Center
8:15 a.m.4:40 p.m. Interviews.\break 8:15 a.m.7:30 p.m. Interview Center open.

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:20 a.m.10:45 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovations in the Use of Technology in Teaching Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations, I
Organizers:
Timothy J. McDevitt, Millersville University tmcdevit@cs.millersv.edu
Elias Y. Deeba, University of HoustonDowntown
Richard J. Marchand, United States Military Academy

8:20 a.m.
An EightCompartment Model For Beginning ODE Students.
Henry J Ricardo*, Medgar Evers College (CUNY)
(950K1686)

8:45 a.m.
TechnologyBased Projects in an Introductory ODE Course.
Thomas L LaFramboise*, Marietta College
(950K11229)

9:10 a.m.
Real time dynamics: Why it makes a difference.
Beverly H West*, Cornell University
Jean M McDill, Cal Poly State University
(950K11214)

9:35 a.m.
Coffee Cooling on a CBL unit and in Maple.
William C Bauldry*, Appalachian State U
Sarah J Greenwald*, Appalachian State U
(950K11064)

10:00 a.m.
Ordinary Differential Equations Using the Method of Four.
William P Fox*, Francis Marion University
(950K1371)

10:25 a.m.
Teaching Differential Equations with a Spreadsheet.
Deane E Arganbright*, University of Papua New Guinea
(950K1810)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on The History of Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@virginia.edu
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University zit@vm.temple.edu

8:30 a.m.
An analytical society? In search of nineteenthcentury British analysts.
Adrian C Rice*, RandolphMacon College
(95001388)

9:00 a.m.
Individuals and Institutions in the Emergence of a Modern Mathematical Community in China.
Joseph W Dauben*, CUNY Graduate Center
(95001546)

9:30 a.m.
Patronage from Dukes to Foundations and the Development of Mathematical Fields.
Florence D. Fasanelli*, CollegeUniversity Resource Institute
(95001889)

10:00 a.m.
International Contributions to British Mathematical Journals, 18001900.
Sloan E Despeaux*, University of Virginia
(95001634)

10:30 a.m.
A Sideways Look at Hilbert's 23 Problems of 1900.
Ivor GrattanGuinness*, Middlesex University (UK)
(95001516)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Beautiful Graph Theory, IV
Organizers:
Gary Chartrand, Western Michigan University chartrand@wmich.edu
Frank Harary, New Mexico State University fnh@crl.nmsu.edu

8:30 a.m.
SphereofAttraction Graphs.
Fred R McMorris*, Illinois Institute of Technology
Chi Wang, University of Louisville
(95005334)

9:00 a.m.
Transit functions on graphs.
Henry Martyn Mulder*, Erasmus Universiteit
(95005505)

9:30 a.m.
Lifting Algebraic Specifications of Networks.
Jonathan L. Gross*, Columbia University
Jianer Chen, Texas A&M University
(950051147)

10:00 a.m.
Some beautiful graphs.
Robin J Wilson*, Open University, UK
(95005581)

10:30 a.m.
Forcing concepts in graph theory.
Frank Harary*, New Mexico State University
(95005812)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:30 a.m.9:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Complex Variables

8:30 a.m.
On the Maximum Modulus of a Polynomial.
Mohammed A Qazi*, University of Central Florida
(95030698)

8:45 a.m.
Domains with a prescribed number of minimum points of the hyperbolic metric.
Brian T Gill*, Seattle Pacific University
Thomas H MacGregor, University at Albany, SUNY
(95030919)

9:00 a.m.
Examples from a Class of Meromorphic Harmonic Polynomials.
John W Thompson*, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
(950301023)

9:15 a.m.
A JensenType Theorem.
Catherine A Beneteau*, Seton Hall University
Boris Korenblum, The University at Albany
(950301103)

9:30 a.m.
Linear Fractional Transformations in Complex Euclidean Space.
Jerry R Muir, Jr.*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Ted J Suffridge, University of Kentucky
(95032387)

9:45 a.m.
On nconcavity of covering spaces with parameters.
Cezar Joita*, SUNY at Buffalo
(950321111)

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Committee on Student Chapters Presentation
Mathematical experiences for students outside the classroom.
Organizers:
Tom Kelley, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Richard L. Poss, St. Norbert College

Friday January 21, 2000, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Higher order elliptic equations in conformal geometry.
SunYung Alice Chang*, Princeton University
(9503507)

Friday January 21, 2000, 9:00 a.m.9:25 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Homomorphisms and quatients of degree structures.
Manuel Lerman*, University of Connecticut

Friday January 21, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on in Memory of GianCarlo Rota, III
Organizers:
Richard P. Stanley, MIT rstan@math.mit.edu
Rodica Simion, The George Washington University simion@gwu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Random Variables, Umbral Calculus, and Polynomial Sequences.
Brian D Taylor*, Wayne State University
(950051277)

9:30 a.m.
Applications of the classical umbral calculus.
Ira M Gessel*, Brandeis University
(950051007)

10:00 a.m.
Umbral Methods and Bailey Chains.
George E Andrews*, Pennsylvania State University
(95005510)

10:30 a.m.
The Umbral Transfer Matrix Method.
Doron Zeilberger*, Temple University
(95005338)

Friday January 21, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Linear Algebra

9:00 a.m.
Free product $Z_3 \ast Z_3$ of rotations with rational entries.
Guoyang Liu*, The Catholic University of America
Lewis C Robertson, Wesleyan University
(9501579)

9:15 a.m.
Limiting Values of the Variance and the Moments of the Dimension of a Sum or Intersection of Random Vector Subspaces.
Geoffrey D. Dietz*, University of Dayton
David E. Dobbs, University of Tennessee
(95015113)

9:30 a.m.
Applying Linear algebra and set theoretic heuristics founding the basis for System Availability Analysis under the Kalinowski Algorithm.
Kevin M Kalinowski*, General Dynamics Land Systems
(95015578)

9:45 a.m.
More Preconditioners via Subspace Projection.
Eugene C Boman*, Penn State University, DuBois Campus
(95015585)

10:00 a.m.
A Probabilitstic Method for Redundancy Detection in the L{\"o}wner Ellipsoid Semidefinite Programming Problem.
Shafiu Jibrin*, University of Minnesota, Morris
Irwin S. Pressman, The Fields Institute, Toronto
(95090515)

10:15 a.m.
Patterns of Matrices that do not have Pcompletion.
Luz M DeAlba*, Drake University
Leslie Hogben, Iowa State University
(95015733)

10:30 a.m.
A Construction of Orthogonal Matrices that extend Helmert's Matrix.
Constantine Georgakis*, DePaul University
(95015891)

10:45 a.m.
Closest Matrices in the Space of Doubly Stochastic Matrices.
Raja N Khoury*, Collin County Community College
(9501528)

Friday January 21, 2000, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA Poster Session
Environmental mathematics.
Organizers:
Ahalm Tannouri, Morgan State University
William D. Stone, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

Friday January 21, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Committee on Computers in Mathematics Education Panel Discussion
Pedagogical use of computer algebra in mathematics teaching.
Organizers:
Bert K. Waits, Ohio State University
V. S. Ramamurthi, University of North Florida
Panelists:
John W. Kenelly, Clemson University
Jeanette R. Palmiter, Portland State University
Bernhard Kutzler, University of Linz, Austria
Wade Ellis, West Valley College
L. Carl Leinbach, Gettysburg College

Friday January 21, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Quantitative literacy: National questions and local solutions.
Organizers:
Richard A. Gillman, Valparaiso University
Panelists:
Steven F. Bauman, University of Wisconsin
Judith F. Moran, Trinity College
Linda R. Sons, Northern Illinois University
Lynn A. Steen, St. Olaf College
Janet E. Teeguarden, DePauw University

Friday January 21, 2000, 9:30 a.m.9:55 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Symmetry and the Ramsey degree of finite relational structures.
Willem L. Fouche*, University of Pretoria

Friday January 21, 2000, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sale

Friday January 21, 2000, 10:05 a.m.10:30 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Title to be announced.
Zachary Robinson*, Eastern Carolina University

Friday January 21, 2000, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
SIAM Invited Address
Natural patterns.
Alan C. Newell*, University of Warwick and University of Arizona
(95035126)

Friday January 21, 2000, 10:35 a.m.11:00 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Forced expansions.
Meir Buzaglo*, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Friday January 21, 2000, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAASIAM Invited Address
Stochastic differential equations in financial mathematics: From BlackScholes to the present.
George C. Papanicolaou*, Stanford University

Friday January 21, 2000, 12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Retirement Luncheon in Honor of H. Hope Daly

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lecture: Lecture 3
Riemann surfaces in dynamics, topology, and arithmetic, Part III.
Curtis T. McMullen*, Harvard University

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.1:45 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Title to be announced.
Timothy J. Carlson*, Ohio State University

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Innovative Development Programs for Teaching Assistants and PartTime Instructors, II
Organizers:
Teri Jo Murphy, University of Oklahoma tjmurphy@aftermath.math.ou.edu
Neil Calkin, Clemson University calkin@math.clemson.edu
Ethel Wheland, University of Akron wheland@deneka.cs.uakron.edu

1:00 p.m.
Shaping the Preparation of Future Mathematics Faculty.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, SUNY at Binghamton
(95098108)

1:35 p.m.
Case Studies for Mathematics Graduate Student Teaching Preparation and Development.
Solomon Friedberg, Boston College
Lee L Zia*, University of New Hampshire
(950981131)

2:10 p.m.
The LaCEPT model for instructional leadership.
James J Madden*, Louisiana State University
(95000408)

2:45 p.m.
TA development at Iowa.
David Manderscheid*, University of Iowa
(95097103)

3:20 p.m.
TwoStage TA Training at Oklahoma State University: Combining a Mentorship with Academic Coursework.
Lisa A. Mantini*, Oklahoma State University
(950981184)

3:55 p.m.
The Developmental Mathematics Program at California State University, Northridge.
Elena A Marchisotto*, California State University, Northridge
(95098929)

4:30 p.m.
Focusing on Attitudes and Beliefs to Improve Instruction.
Jodie D Novak*, University of Northern Colorado
(95098171)

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on The History of Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@virginia.edu
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University zit@vm.temple.edu

1:00 p.m.
A Tenthcentury Iranian Treatise on Problemsolving Methods in Geometry.
Jan P Hogendijk*, University of Utrecht
(95001366)

1:30 p.m.
Materialist Dialectics and Mathematics: Chinese Research in the Foundations of the Calculus during the Cultural Revolution (19661976).
Yibao Xu*, Graduate Center of CUNY
(950011011)

2:00 p.m.
Four centuries of spherical trigonometry in Sanskrit.
Kim Plofker*, Brown University
(95001955)

2:30 p.m.
Historical Reflections on the Role of Discovery Learning During the "New Math" Era: Rhetoric and Reality.
David L Roberts*, Laurel, MD
(95001490)

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMSSIAM Special Session on Linear Algebra and Optimization, II
Organizers:
Dianne P. O'Leary, University of Maryland, College Park oleary@cs.umd.edu
Margaret H. Wright, Bell Laboratories mhw@research.belllabs.com

1:00 p.m.
Results on Iterative Regularization.
Misha E Kilmer*, Tufts University, Medford, MA
(950651024)

1:40 p.m.
Approximating large systems by small systems: some theorems and some open questions.
Jane K Cullum*, Los Alamos National Laboratory
(95015881)

2:20 p.m.
The Unreasonable Effectiveness of the BiCG Algorithm.
Anne Greenbaum*, University of Washington
(95065730)

3:00 p.m.
How NonNormality Can Affect the Solution of Linear Systems.
Ilse Ipsen*, North Carolina State University
(95065214)

3:40 p.m.
Structure preserving low rank approximation of linearly structured matrices.
Haesun Park*, Univ. of Minnesota
Ben Rosen, Univ. of Minnesota
Lei Zhang, Univ. of Minnesota
(950651149)

4:20 p.m.
Spectral Encounters of the Quaternion Kind.
Niloufer Mackey*, Western Michigan University
D. Steven Mackey, Kalamazoo College
(95015944)

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Feynman Integral and Applications, I
Organizers:
Gerald W. Johnson, University of Nebraska gjohnson@math.unl.edu
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu

1:00 p.m.
Feynman's Operational Calculi for Noncommuting Systems of Operators.
Brian Jefferies*, University of New South Wales, Kensington, Australia
(95047647)

1:30 p.m.
Representation Space for the Feynman Operator Calculus and PathIntegral.
Tepper L. Gill*, Howard University
Woodford W. Zachary, Howard University
(9508182)

2:00 p.m.
An Application of a Feynman Functional to the Global Positioning System.
Brian DeFacio*, University of MissouriColumbia
Arjuna Flenner, University of MissouriColumbia
(95085455)

2:30 p.m.
Feynman's operational calculus for noncommuting operators.
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of California, Riverside
Gerald W. Johnson, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
(95081289)

3:00 p.m.
Polylogarithms and Feynman path integrals.
Pierre E Cartier*, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Paris aand Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques
(95081378)

3:30 p.m.
Three approaches to the Feynman integral and their connection with the unitary group.
Gerald W. Johnson*, University of Nebraska  Lincoln
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
(95081291)

4:00 p.m.
What stochastic analysis can teach us about the geometry of quantum dynamics ?
JeanClaude Zambrini*, University of Lisbon,Portugal
(95060423)

4:30 p.m.
Metrical Quantization and Path Integrals with Continuoustime Regularization.
John R Klauder*, University of Florida
(95081406)

5:00 p.m.
Renormalization of Path Integrals and Absolute Continuity.
Sarada G Rajeev*, University of Rochester
(95028435)

5:30 p.m.
The Schr\"{o}dinger and BlackScholes equations: a common path integral approach using Henstock's nonabsolute integration.
Patrick Muldowney*, University of Ulster
(95028627)

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra, I
Organizers:
Irena Peeva, Cornell University ivp1@cornell.edu
Hema Srinivasan, University of Missouri, Columbia hema@math.missouri.edu

1:00 p.m.
A Remark on Local Uniformization.
Christel Rotthaus*, Michigan State University
(95013584)

1:30 p.m.
Liaison and CastelnuovoMumford regularity.
Marc F Chardin*, CNRS and Universite Paris 6
(95014469)

2:00 p.m.
Cohomology of sheaves and free resolutions over exterior algebras.
David Eisenbud*, MSRI and UC Berkeley
(95014155)

2:30 p.m.
Direct sums of modules over local rings.
Roger A Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(95013380)

3:00 p.m.
The LCM lattice.
Vesselin N. Gasharov*, Cornell University
Irena V. Peeva, Cornell University
Volkmar Welker, Technische Universit\"at Berlin
(950131001)

3:30 p.m.
Break

3:40 p.m.
Induced Formal Deformations of Normal Local Domains.
Phillip A Griffith*, University of Illinois
(95013548)

4:10 p.m.
Inverse Systems, Tensor Rank and Secant Varieties of Embedded Multiprojective Spaces.
Anthony V. Geramita*, Queen's University, (Kingston, Ont., Canada)
Marvi Catalisano, Universita' di Genova, Genova, Italy
Alessandro Gimigliano, Univ. di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
(95013333)

4:40 p.m.
On the complexity of the integral closure.
Bernd Ulrich, Michigan State University
Wolmer V Vasconcelos*, Rutgers University
(95013218)

5:10 p.m.
Jet spaces of rational singularities.
David Eisenbud, University of California, Berkeley
Edward Frenkel, University of California, Berkeley
Mircea Mustata*, University of California, Berkeley
Matthew Szczesny, University of California, Berkeley
(95014466)

5:40 p.m.
Strongly Koszul Algebras.
Juergen Herzog, University of Essen
Takayuki Hibi, Osaka University
Gaetana Restuccia*, University of Messina
(95013326)

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Complex and Harmonic Analysis, II
Organizers:
Carlos A. Berenstein, University of Maryland, College Park carlos@isr.umd.edu
Stephen D. Casey, American University scasey@american.edu
Bao Qin Li, Florida International University libaoqin@fiu.edu
David F. Walnut, George Mason University dwalnut@gmu.edu
C. C. Yang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology mayang@usmail.ust.hk

1:00 p.m.
A New Result about the Dimensions of Automorphism Groups.
Steven Krantz*, Washington University in St. Louis
(95032691)

1:30 p.m.
Sampling and Interpolation for Bandlimited Functions.
Yura Lyubarskii*, NTNU
(950421237)

2:00 p.m.
Entire functions of exponential type, sampling, splines, and summability.
W. R. Madych*, University of Connecticut
(95040851)

2:30 p.m.
Proper Holomorphic Maps From $B_n to B_{2n1}$.
Shanyu Ji*, University of Houston
(950321077)

3:00 p.m.
A seond main type inequality for holomorphic curves intersecting hyperplanes.
Min Ru*, University of Houston
Julie TzuYueh Wang, Academia Sinica
(950321074)

3:30 p.m.
Functional Differential Equations.
Fred Gross, University of Maryland
Charles Osgood*, National Security Agency
(95030619)

4:00 p.m.
Some advances in the value distribution theory and its applications.
ChungChun Yang*, The Hong Kong University of Science and Tevhnology
(95030620)

4:30 p.m.
On the {$\overline\partial$}equation in a Banach space.
Imre Patyi*, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, IN
(950321066)

5:00 p.m.
FatouJulia Theory on transcendental semigroups.
KinKeung Poon*, The Hong Kong Institute of Education
(95030692)

5:30 p.m.
Correlations between zeros of sections of line bundles on complex manifolds and on symplectic manifolds.
Bernard Shiffman*, Johns Hopkins University
Steve Zelditch, Johns Hopkins University
(950321241)

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Control Theory for Partial Differential Equations, I
Organizers:
Robert Triggiani, University of Virginia rt7u@virginia.edu

1:00 p.m.
Feedback stabilization: open loop and closed loop.
Thomas I Seidman*, UMBC
(95093705)

1:30 p.m.
Wave Motion in a Supported Elastic Beam.
David L Russell*, Virginia Tech
(95035877)

2:00 p.m.
Domain Decomposition in Optimal Boundary Control of the Maxwell System.
John E Lagnese*, Georgetown University
(950931180)

2:30 p.m.
Unique continuation for solutions to systems of PDE.
Matthias M Eller*, Tennessee Technological University
(95035595)

3:00 p.m.
Shape sensitivity analysis for hyperbolic equations with Lipschitzcontinuous domains.
John Cagnol*, University of Virginia
JeanPaul Zolesio, Ecole des Mines de Paris / CNRS
(95035616)

3:30 p.m.
Break

4:00 p.m.
Decay rates in Interactive HyperbolicParabolic PDE Models with Thermal Effects on the Interface.
Irena M Lasiecka*, University of Virginia
(95035361)

4:30 p.m.
Continuous observability inequalities for hyperbolic equations with variable coefficients.
Roberto Triggiani*, University of Virginia
(95035405)

5:00 p.m.
Modelling and Control Problems for thin Shells.
Pengfei Yao*, Insititute of Systems Science, The Chinese Academy of Science
(95035648)

5:30 p.m.
Closed Range Weak or Mild Solution Operators and Nonconvex Optimal Control in terms of Generalized Gradients.
Nicolae H Pavel*, Ohio University
(95035887)

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Difference Equations and Their Applications in Social and Natural Sciences, I
Organizers:
Hassan Sedaghat, Virginia Commonwealth University hsedagha@vcu.edu
Abdul Aziz Yakubu, Howard University aziz@scs.howard.edu
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island gladas@math.uri.edu
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu

1:00 p.m.
Hamiltonian Systems on Time Scales.
Calvin D Ahlbrandt*, University of MissouriColumbia
Martin Bohner, University of MissouriRolla
Jerry Ridenhour, Utah State University
(95039167)

1:30 p.m.
Riccati equation for a differential equation on a measure chain.
Allan C Peterson*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(95034313)

2:00 p.m.
Asymptotic formula for solutions of asymptotically diagonal linear delay difference systems.
Shangbing Ai*, Univeristy of Pittsburgh
(95039523)

2:30 p.m.
On persisitence and stability of some disrete models.
Saber N Elaydi*, Trinity University
(950391128)

3:00 p.m.
Some open problems related to the equation $x_{n+1} = A/x_{n} + 1/x_{n2}$.
Richard C DeVault*, Northwestern State University of Louisiana
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island
Steven W Schultz, Providence College
(95039395)

3:30 p.m.
Existence of solutions for certain singular difference equations.
Hassan Sedaghat*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(95039230)

4:00 p.m.
Boundedness of solutions of a nonlinear second order nonautonomous equation.
Vlajko L Kocic*, Xavier University of Louisiana
(95039290)

4:30 p.m.
The Role of Tangencies in Chain Explosions.
Kathleen Alligood*, George Mason University
(950391134)

5:00 p.m.
Complete Automation of the Continuous MultiWZ Method.
Akalu Tefera*, Temple University
(95005213)

5:30 p.m.
The Askey  Wilson operators and their inverses.
Sergei K Suslov*, Arizona State University
(95033292)

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part B
Teaching contemporary statistics with active learning.
Organizers:
Beth L. Chance, California Polytechnic State University
Robin H. Lock, St. Lawrence University
Mary R. Parker, Austin Community College
Allan J. Rossman, Dickinson College

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, II

1:00 p.m.
The Lattice Polynomial of a Graph.
Jonathan J Wiens*, University of Alaska Fairbanks
(95005493)

1:15 p.m.
The Mod Sum Number of the Wheel $W_n$.
Anna D Draganova*, Pomona College,CA
(95005561)

1:30 p.m.
The Reversing Number of a Digraph.
Darren A. Narayan*, Lehigh University
(95005644)

1:45 p.m.
Application of Upper and Lower Bounds for the Domination Number to Vizing's Conjecture.
W. Edwin Clark*, University of South Florida
Mourad E. H. Ismail, University of South Florida
Stephen Suen, University of South Florida
(95005663)

2:00 p.m.
Taut DistanceRegular Graphs.
Mark S MacLean*, University of WisconsinMadison
(95005674)

2:15 p.m.
The Isoperimetric Constants of Certain Cayley Graphs Associated with $PSL(2,Z_n)$.
Jason D. Rosenhouse*, Dartmouth College
(95005683)

2:30 p.m.
Minimum cardinality dominating sets of a tree: A linear programming approach.
Teresa M Contenza*, University of Kentucky
(95005718)

2:45 p.m.
Cycle bases for $3$connected graphs.
Paul C Kainen*, Georgetown University
(95005720)

3:00 p.m.
Bounded Automorphisms on Planar Graphs with Positive Excess.
Eric W Aurand*, Texas A&M  Commerce
(95005777)

3:15 p.m.
Maximal Divisors of Codeword Weights in Projective ReedMuller Codes.
Christopher M Boner*, University of Virginia
(95005903)

3:30 p.m.
Regular matroids and the sticky conjecture.
David L Neel*, Dartmouth College
(95005908)

3:45 p.m.
A blocksize bound for Steiner 6wise balanced designs.
Michael S Ira*, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
Earl S Kramer, University of Nebraska at Lincoln
(95005926)

4:00 p.m.
Perfect Matchings and the Blowup Lemma.
Vojtech Rodl, Emory University
Andrzej Rucinski, Emory University
Michelle Wagner*, University of WisconsinLa Crosse
(95005980)

4:15 p.m.
Reading Frame Invariant Cycles.
Kevin F McDougal*, University of WisconsinOshkosh
(95005992)

4:30 p.m.
Irregular Networks On Cylinders.
Dan B. Johnston*, Washington University
(950051018)

4:45 p.m.
A lattice path approach to counting partitions with minimum rank $t$.
Alexander Burstein*, George Washington University
Sylvie Corteel, Laboratoire de Recherche en Informatique
Alexander Postnikov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Carla D Savage, North Carolina State University
(950051065)

5:00 p.m.
Embedding incomplete idempotent latin squares of order $n$ in idempotent latin squares of order $2n$.
Atif A Abueida*, Auburn University
Chris A Rodger, Auburn University
(950051069)

5:15 p.m.
The Structure of Optimal Colorings for Rado Numbers.
Daniel Schaal*, South Dakota State University
Adam Roesch, Augsburg College
(950051113)

5:30 p.m.
Improvements of Some Results on Cyclable Graphs.
Irina Goia*, MIT
(950051121)

5:45 p.m.
Rado Numbers for some Nonhomogeneous Equations.
Kate Rendall*, St. Norbert College
(950051127)

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, II

1:00 p.m.
On the reductive dual pair (U(1),U(2)).
Manouchehr Misaghian*, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
(95011560)

1:15 p.m.
Explicit families of elliptic curves with prescribed mod 6 representations.
Joel P Roberts*, Bowdoin College
(95011565)

1:30 p.m.
Universal Higher Order Bernoulli Polynomials.
Arnold M Adelberg*, Grinnell College
(95011576)

1:45 p.m.
On the Digital Sum and Length of $2^n$.
Robert E Kennedy*, Central Missouri State University
Curtis N Cooper, Central Missouri State University
(95011781)

2:00 p.m.
Finding Moments of the Large Digit Function Using Delange's Method.
Curtis N Cooper*, Central Missouri State University
Robert E Kennedy, Central Missouri State University
(95011784)

2:15 p.m.
Decompositions of a Class of Matrices Involving Generalized Geometric Progressions.
Johann K Leida*, University of St. Thomas
Peter Yang, University of St. Thomas
(95011798)

2:30 p.m.
Power bases for cyclotomic fields of conductor $2^m$.
Leanne D Robertson*, Smith College
(95011844)

2:45 p.m.
On Optimal Subset Representations of Integer Sets.
Michael L Develin*, Harvard University
(95011869)

3:00 p.m.
Fractal dimension of generalized binomial coefficients modulo a prime.
John M Holte*, Gustavus Adolphus College
(95011950)

3:15 p.m.
Sums of powers of integers using L'Hopital's Rule.
Carl A Libis*, Antioch College
(95011993)

3:30 p.m.
Class numbers of cyclotomic function fields.
Joseph Palen*, University of Michigan
(950111088)

3:45 p.m.
A Generalization of Jacobi's Derivative Formula.
Gwynneth G Coogan*, Hood College
(950111120)

4:15 p.m.
An arithmetic property of certain rational powers.
Gerry Myerson*, Centre for Number Theory Research
(950111245)

4:30 p.m.
Heisenberg graphs over the ring of integers modulo $2^r$.
Michelle R DeDeo*, University of North Florida
(950111270)

4:45 p.m.
Classification of Greedy SubsetSumDistinct Sequences.
Joshua S Von Korff*, Harvard University
(950111296)

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations

1:00 p.m.
A link between solutions of linear partial differential equations.
Danny Arrigo*, University of Central Arkansas
West Vayo, University of Toledo
(9503543)

1:15 p.m.
Diffusion Tensor and Continuous Approach of Neural Networks In Image Restoration.
Stacey E Chastain*, University of Florida
Yunmei Chen, University of Florida
(9503587)

1:30 p.m.
Integral Properties for Solutions to the AHarmonic Equation.
Shusen Ding*, Seattle University
(95035549)

1:45 p.m.
Existence, Regularity and Homogenization of Solutions to a Coupled GinzburgLandau System for Layered Superconductors.
Patricia Bauman, Purdue University
Yangsuk Ko*, Purdue University
(95035270)

2:30 p.m.
Determination of conductivity in a heat equation.
Ping Wang*, Penn State University
Kewang Zheng, Hebei University of Science and Technology
(95035346)

2:45 p.m.
On Radiating Solutions to the Helmholtz Equation and Inverse Scattering.
Peter A. McCoy*, U.S. Naval Academy
(95035422)

3:00 p.m.
Liouville Theorem for Generalized Harmonic Functions.
Alexander I Kheyfits*, Bronx Community College of the City University of New York
(95031306)

3:15 p.m.
Nonlinear Degenerate Elliptic problems in Transonic Gas Dynamics.
Suncica Canic, University of Houston
Eun Heui Kim*, University of Houston
(95035855)

3:30 p.m.
Existence and Uniqueness Theorems for Singular Anisotropic Quasilinear Elliptic Boundary Value Problems.
S. Hill, Rowan University
Kristen S Moore*, University of Michigan
W. Reichel, Universitat Basel
(95035967)

3:45 p.m.
The inverse scattering problem for acoustic waves in unbounded inhomogeneous medium.
Andrzej W Kedzierawski*, SUNY Geneseo
(95035970)

4:00 p.m.
The Perturbed Toda Lattice.
Russell L Herman*, UNC Wilmington
(950351123)

4:15 p.m.
A Remark on the Comparison Between the Spaces $L^1BV(\mathbb{R}^n)$ and $BV(\mathbb{R}^n)$.
Yudi Soeharyadi*, The University of Memphis
(950351124)

4:30 p.m.
Abstract Finite Time Extinction Problems.
Mark E Oxley*, Air Force Institute of Technology
(950351188)

4:45 p.m.
A model for heat transfer in grinding.
Kevin T Andrews*, Oakland University
Meir Shillor, Oakland University
Steve Wright, Oakland University
(950351256)

5:00 p.m.
Defect of Partially Invariant Solutions of Partial Differenttial Equations.
Terrance Quinn*, Texas A&M International University
Sanjay Rai, Jacksonville University
C.C.A. Sastri, Dalhousie University
(95035248)

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Probability and Stochastic Processes

1:00 p.m.
Random Sperner Systems.
Jayadev S. Athreya*, Iowa State University
Michelle K. Bylund, Brigham Young University
Anant P. Godbole, Michigan Technological University
Jessica M. Maia, University Of Washington
(95060104)

1:15 p.m.
Stochastic Models for Seismic Records.
Reza G DargahiNoubary*, Bloomsburg University
(95060185)

1:30 p.m.
Change Points with Linear Trend for the Exponential Distribution.
Asoka Ramanayake*, Univ of Wisconsin Oshkosh
Arjun Gupta, Bowling Green State Univ
(95062195)

1:45 p.m.
Asymptotics for Classical Proximity Graphs.
Daniel J Rose*, Lehigh University
(95060227)

2:00 p.m.
Some Properties of Brownian Motion via Wavelets.
Lisa E Marano*, Lehigh University
Vladimir T Dobric, Lehigh University
(95060285)

2:15 p.m.
Measures of the asymptotic rate of dependence for some infinitevariance processes.
Joshua Levy*, University of Central Oklahoma
(95060486)

2:30 p.m.
Generalized Threshold Behavior for the Sidon Property.
Lukas Fidkowski*, Harvard University
Anant Godbole, Michigan Technological University
Fumei Lam, Berkeley
Donald Ying, Stanford
(95060527)

2:45 p.m.
Stability in Distribution of Forward Stochastic Flows.
Dan Kannan, University of Georgia
Hong Zhang*, University of Wisconsin
(95060550)

3:00 p.m.
Compositions of random M\"{o}bius transformations.
Satyajit Karmakar*, Gordon College
(95060588)

3:15 p.m.
Phase Transition of the Partition Function for Random Walks in a Random Potential.
Lester N Coyle*, Loyola College in Maryland
Anand N Vidyashankar, University of Georgia
(95060739)

3:30 p.m.
How to Stop Well on the Average: Applications of Random Probability Measure Constructions to Optimal Stopping Problems.
Michael G Monticino*, University of North Texas
Theodore Hill, Georgia Institute of Technology
(95060806)

3:45 p.m.
Dilation of Random Graphs.
Anita Balaji, Wellesley College
Erin Boyer, Bard College
Anant P. Godbole, Michigan Technological University
Fumei Lam, University of California, Berkeley
Donald Ying*, Stanford University
(95060873)

4:00 p.m.
Random Walk in an Alcove of an Affine Weyl Group.
David J Grabiner*, Bowling Green State University
(95060990)

4:15 p.m.
On the minimum number of even submatrices of a random matrix.
Ashwani Sastry*, California Institute of Technology
Anant P Godbole, Michigan Tech University
(950601032)

4:30 p.m.
On the Lower Bound of the Van der Waerden Numbers.
Erin M Boyer*, Bard College
Anitashree Balaji, Wellesley College
Tze Yi Chan, Cambridge University
Tricia Frantti, Chassell, MI
Anant P Godbole, Michigan Technological University
(950601052)

4:45 p.m.
General asymptotics of the density of a restricted coalescing random walk system.
Elaine T McDonald*, Sonoma State University
(950601076)

5:00 p.m.
Branching Processes in Varying Environment and a Carcinogenesis Model.
Thomas W Polaski*, Winthrop University
Julia Kimbell, Chemical Industry Institute of Toxicology
(950601153)

5:15 p.m.
Almost Sure Behavior of the Dominating Number of a Random Graph.
Benjamin D Wieland*, MIT
(950601155)

5:30 p.m.
Detecting randomness by recurrent patterns.
YungPin Chen*, Smith College
(950601206)

5:45 p.m.
Cordiality of a Random Graph.
Michelle K Bylund*, Brigham Young University
Tricia Frantti, Chassell, MI
Anant P Godbole, Michigan Technological University
(95060467)

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Nonlinear Dynamics Theory for the Scientist
Organizers:
Kathleen T. Alligood, George Mason University alligood@gmuvax.gmu.edu
James A. Yorke, Insitute for Physical Sciences and Technology, University of Maryland yorke@ipst.umd.edu

1:00 p.m.
Chaotic PiecewiseLinear Transformations.
Lora Billings*, University of Delaware
Erik Bollt, U.S. Naval Academy
(95037764)

1:30 p.m.
Spurious Lyapunov Exponents Computed From Data.
Joshua A Tempkin*, Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland
(950371187)

2:00 p.m.
Title: How basins of attraction evolve as a parameter is varied.
James A. Yorke*, University of Maryland
Helena E. Nusse, University of Groningen
(950371043)

2:30 p.m.
Projections, Embedding, and Fractal Dimensions.
Brian R Hunt*, University of Maryland
Vadim Yu Kaloshin, Princeton University
(95028850)

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
MAA Session on Establishing and Maintaining Undergraduate Research Programs in Mathematics
Organizers:
Emelie Kenney, Siena College kenney@siena.edu
Joseph A. Gallian, University of MinnesotaDuluth
Daniel J. Schaal, South Dakota State University

1:00 p.m.
The College of Wooster Applied Mathematics Research Experience.
John R Ramsay*, The College of Wooster
(950J11119)

1:30 p.m.
Nonlinear Dynamics in Biology: Undergraduate Research Training in a Multi and Interdisciplinary Environment.
Eric S Marland*, University of California, Davis
Carole Hom, University of California, Davis
(950J1827)

2:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Research in Math and CS at the University of Richmond.
Michael G Kerckhove*, University of Richmond VA 23173
James A Davis, University of Richmond VA 23173
(950J1485)

2:30 p.m.
Finding Funding for Undergraduate Research Programs.
Daniel Schaal*, South Dakota State University
(950J1403)

3:00 p.m.
The Grand Valley State University Summer Undergraduate Research Program.
Edward F Aboufadel, Grand Valley State University
Paul E Fishback*, Grand Valley State University
Steven J Schlicker, Grand Valley State University
(950J1382)

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Changing the academic culture.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U.S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Laurette B. Foster, Prairie View A\&M University
John L. Scharf, Carroll College
Robert W. Case, Northeastern University
Maynard Thompson, Indiana University
Moderators:
David C. Arney, U.S. Military Academy

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
MAA CUPMCRAFTY Panel Discussion
Curricular reforms in client disciplines: Implications for postcalculus mathematics.
Organizers:
Sheldon P. Gordon, SUNY at Farmingdale
David C. Lay, University of Maryland, College Park
Panelists:
Peter B. Henderson, SUNY at Stony Brook
John Prados, University of Tennessee
James Stith, American Institute of Physics
Michael Ruane, Boston University

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Mathematical Education of Teachers Poster Session
Innovations in mathematics programs which benefit future teachers.
Organizers:
Marjorie Enneking, Portland State University

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Undergraduate Program in Mathematics Panel Discussion
Mathematics and mathematical sciences in 2010: What should graduates know?
Organizers:
Thomas R. Berger, Colby College
Panelists:
George W. Cobb, Mount Holyoke College
Joyce R. McLaughlin, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
J. Douglas Faires, Youngstown State University
Moderators:
D. J. Lewis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on the History of Topology (in honor of Ralph Krause)
Organizers:
Jack Morava, Johns Hopkins University jack@math.jhu.edu

1:30 p.m.
The evolution of mathematical logic in America.
Anil Nerode*, Cornell University
(950031265)

2:00 p.m.
Topology since 1962.
William Browder*, Princeton University
(950571281)

2:30 p.m.
The influence of algebraic geometry in stable homotopy theory.
Mark Mahowald*, Northwestern University
(95001804)

3:00 p.m.
The development of cohomological physics.
Jim Stasheff*, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(950181287)

3:30 p.m.
Noncommutative Topology.
Paul Baum*, The Pennsylvania State University
(950011061)

4:00 p.m.
Geometric topology in this halfcentury.
Robion C Kirby*, University of California at Berkeley
(95057974)

4:30 p.m.
On the applications of topology.
Robert D MacPherson*, Institute for Advanced Study
(95057972)

Friday January 21, 2000, 2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
The collapse of the Hilbert Program: Variations on the Godelian theme.
Saul A. Kripke*, Princeton University

Friday January 21, 2000, 2:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on in Memory of GianCarlo Rota, IV
Organizers:
Richard P. Stanley, MIT rstan@math.mit.edu
Rodica Simion, The George Washington University simion@gwu.edu

2:00 p.m.
Some Enumeration Problems Related to Counting Cache Misses.
Phil Hanlon*, University of Michigan
Sid Chatterjee, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Dean Chung, Amazon.com
Alvy Lebeck, Duke University
(950051282)

2:30 p.m.
Writing backwards: A little space can save a lot of time.
Daniel E Loeb*, Daniel H. Wagner Associates
(95005335)

3:00 p.m.
Generalized Rook Theory.
Jay R Goldman*, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
James Haglund, University of California at San Diego
(95005446)

3:30 p.m.
Quintic transformations generalizing the RogersRamanujan identities.
Dennis Stanton*, University of Minnesota
(95005393)

4:00 p.m.
Quasiminuscule quotients and reduced words for reflections.
John R Stembridge*, University of Michigan
(95005594)

4:30 p.m.
Confluent symmetric functions.
Luis VerdeStar*, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City
(950051090)

5:00 p.m.
The Whitney Algebra of a Matroid.
William R Schmitt*, University of Memphis
Henry H Crapo, CAMS, Paris, France
(950051203)

5:30 p.m.
Orthogonal Matroids.
Andrew Vince, Univeristy of Florida
Neil L White*, University of Florida
(95005712)

Friday January 21, 2000, 2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Sixty Years of Mathematical Reviews
Organizers:
Jane E. Kister, {\it Mathematical Reviews} jek@ams.org

2:00 p.m.
{\it Mathematical Reviews} at Sixty.
Jane E Kister*, Mathematical Reviews
(95000853)

2:25 p.m.
The History of the First Sixty Years of {\em Mathematical Reviews}, a Magnificent Monument to Mathematical Research.
V. Frederick Rickey*, U. S. Military Academy
(950011218)

3:10 p.m.
The next 60 years of Mathematical Reviews.
Andrew Odlyzko*, AT&T Labs  Research
(950001022)

4:00 p.m.
Reception

Friday January 21, 2000, 2:00 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analytic Aspects of Jordan Theory, I
Organizers:
C. Martin Edwards, Oxford University martin.edwards@queens.oxford.ac.uk
Kevin McCrimmon, University of Virginia kmm4m@virginia.edu
Bernard Russo, University of California, Irvine g_russo@ams.org
Gottfried Ruettiman, University of Bern ruettim@mathstat.unibe.ch

2:00 p.m.
3graded Lie superalgebras and Jordan superpairs (preliminary report).
Erhard Neher*, University of Ottawa
(950171290)

3:00 p.m.
Jordan pairs and Hopf algebras.
John R Faulkner*, University of Virginia
(95017488)

4:00 p.m.
All the moments and inverse moments of the Wishart distribution.
Helene M Massam*, University of Virginia
(950621292)

4:50 p.m.
Jordan tori.
Yoji Yoshii*, University of Ottawa
(95017654)

Friday January 21, 2000, 2:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Theory, Systems Theory, and Interpolation in Several Complex Variables, I
Organizers:
Joseph A. Ball, Virginia Polytech Institute \& State University ball@calvin.math.vt.edu
Cora S. Sadosky, Howard University cs@scs.howard.edu

2:00 p.m.
Interpolating sequences on the bidisk.
Jim Agler, U.C. San Diego
John E McCarthy*, Washington University
(95046927)

2:30 p.m.
Function theory on the polydisk, scattering systems with several evolutions and multidimensional linear systems.
Joseph A. Ball, Virginia Tech
Cora Sadosky*, Howard University
Victor Vinnikov, Weizmann Institute
(95047723)

3:00 p.m.
A New Application of Interpolation in Two Complex Variables to Control.
J W Helton*, UCSD
(95047439)

3:30 p.m.
Title: Interpolation and Computability.
James P Solazzo*, Univ. of Houston
(95047452)

4:00 p.m.
Commuting Nonunitary Operators and Their Discriminant Curves.
Joseph A. Ball, Virginia Tech
Victor Vinnikov*, BenGurion University of the Negev
(95047456)

4:30 p.m.
Multivariable linear systems, scattering and operator models for row contractions.
Joseph A. Ball*, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
(95047303)

5:00 p.m.
Isometric dilations of noncommuting ntuples and representations of the CuntzToeplitz algebra.
Kenneth R. Davidson*, University of Waterloo
David W. Kribs, University of Waterloo
Miron Shpigel, University of Waterloo
(95047287)

5:30 p.m.
The curvature invariant of multivariable operator theory.
William B Arveson*, UC Berkeley
(950471116)

Friday January 21, 2000, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Prime numbers: What we still don't know.
Carl Pomerance*, Bell Laboratories and Lucent Technologies

Friday January 21, 2000, 2:15 p.m.4:00 p.m.
NAM's GranvilleBrowne Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences

2:15 p.m.
William A. Massey, Lucent Technologies

Friday January 21, 2000, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
RMMC Board of Directors

Friday January 21, 2000, 2:30 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Complex Hyperbolic Geometry and Conformal Geometry of the Heisenberg Group, I
Organizers:
William M. Goldman, University of Maryland wmg@math.umd.edu
Hanna M. Sandler, American University sandler@american.edu
Richard Schwartz, University of Maryland res@math.umd.edu

2:30 p.m.
Hyperbolic Surfaces via Loop Groups.
Josef F. Dorfmeister, The University of Kansas
Magdalena D. Toda*, The University of Kansas
(950531191)

3:00 p.m.
Automorphic forms on the 4ball and moduli of cubic surfaces.
Daniel J Allcock*, Harvard University
Eberhard Freitag, University of Heidelberg
(950111030)

3:30 p.m.
Complex hyperbolic geometry and fundamental groups of some discriminant complements.
Daniel Allcock, Harvard University
James A Carlson, University of Utah
Domingo Toledo*, University of Utah
(950141016)

4:00 p.m.
Nonarithmeticy of nonelementary groups in complex hyperbolic space.
Inkang Kim*, KAIST
(95051651)

4:30 p.m.
On geometric finiteness of complete Kahler manifolds.
Mohan Ramachandran*, SUNY at Buffalo
(95032815)

5:00 p.m.
Existence of Riemann surface quotients.
Terrence Napier*, Lehigh University
Mohan Ramachandran, SUNY at Buffalo
(95032794)

Friday January 21, 2000, 2:30 p.m.3:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Math and Math Sciences in 2010: What Should Graduates Know?, I
Organizers:
Herbert E. Kasube, Bradley University hkasube@bradley.bradley.edu
Harriet S. Pollatsek, Mount Holyoke College

2:30 p.m.
Introduction

2:35 p.m.
What Did Graduates Know in 1910?: Patterns of Curricular Changes in Mathematics.
Lawrence A D'Antonio*, Ramapo College
(950L1870)

2:55 p.m.
A model that works but still needs fixing.
Peter G Hinman*, University of Michigan
(950L11027)

Friday January 21, 2000, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science Policy Panel Discussion
Division of Mathematical Sciences of the National Science Foundation: Past, present, and future.
Moderators:
Arthur M. Jaffe, Harvard University
Panelists:
Ettore Infante, Vanderbilt University
D. J. Lewis, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
John C. Polking, Rice University
Judith S. Sunley, National Science Foundation
Frederic Y. M. Wan, University of California, Irvine
Philippe Tondeur, National Science Foundation

Friday January 21, 2000, 3:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Complexity theoretic algebra and model theory.
Jeffrey B. Remmel*, University of California, San Diego

Friday January 21, 2000, 3:15 p.m.5:10 p.m.
SIAM Minisymposium on Dispersive Waves and Stability
Organizers:
Robert L. Pego, University of Maryland rpego@glue.umd.edu

3:15 p.m.
Asymptotic and Modulational Stability of Patterns in the Optical Parametric Oscillator.
Keith S Promislow*, Simon Fraser University
J. Nathan Kutz, University of Washington
(95035700)

3:45 p.m.
Stability, and instability, of spiral waves.
Bjorn Sandstede*, Ohio State University
Arnd Scheel, FU Berlin
(95035765)

4:15 p.m.
Spatial wave dynamics and killer solitary waves.
Robert L Pego*, University of Maryland
Mariana HaragusCourcelle, Universit\'e de Bordeaux
(95076682)

4:45 p.m.
Convective Stability of Shock Profile Solutions of a Modified KdVBurgers Equation.
Jeff J Dodd*, Jacksonville State University
(95035204)

Friday January 21, 2000, 3:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Presentations by Teaching Award Recipients

Friday January 21, 2000, 4:00 p.m.6:10 p.m.
ASL Contributed Paper Session

Friday January 21, 2000, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Informal Session
Actuarial education.
Organizers:
James W. Daniel, University of Texas at Austin

Friday January 21, 2000, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAAARUME Special Presentation
Research on undergraduate mathematics education.
Organizers:
Julie Clark, Emory and Henry College

Friday January 21, 2000, 5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
A guided tour of Project INTERMATH application projects.
Organizers:
David C. Arney, U.S. Military Academy

Friday January 21, 2000, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Workshop
A workshop for teachingassistant trainers.
Organizers:
Thomas W. Rishel, Cornell University

Friday January 21, 2000, 5:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
MAACUPM Poster Session
Undergraduate research student poster session.
Organizers:
Mario Martelli, CSU Fullerton

Friday January 21, 2000, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
University of Illinois Gathering

Friday January 21, 2000, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part B
The curves and surfaces of the digital age.
Organizers:
Colm K. Mulcahy, Spelman College
Jeffrey A. Ehme, Spelman College

Friday January 21, 2000, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part B
Generating functions: Techniques and tricks.
Organizers:
Louis W. Shapiro, Howard University

Friday January 21, 2000, 6:00 p.m.7:20 p.m.
MAA Committee on Mathematics and the Environment Dramatic Presentations
Unintended Consequences; The Adventures of Supermath; Hamlet, Prince of Modeling.
Presenters:
Ben Fusaro, Florida State University
Barry Schiller, Rhode Island College
Patricia C. Kenschaft, Montclair State University

Friday January 21, 2000, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
NAM Reception

Friday January 21, 2000, 7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Isololated Teachers of Statistics Annual Meeting

Friday January 21, 2000, 7:30 p.m.8:20 p.m.
MAA Student Lecture
Interactive geometry on the Internet.
Thomas F. Banchoff*, Brown University
Saturday January 22, 2000

Saturday January 22, 2000, 7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra, II
Organizers:
Irena Peeva, Cornell University ivp1@cornell.edu
Hema Srinivasan, University of Missouri, Columbia hema@math.missouri.edu

8:00 a.m.
Filtrations and Valuations.
Edward C Mosteig*, Cornell University
Moss E Sweedler, Cornell University
(95013146)

8:30 a.m.
A Semiregularity Map and Applications to Deformations.
Ragnar O Buchweitz*, Professor
Hubert Flenner, Professor
(95014872)

9:00 a.m.
Noetherian Hereditary Categories.
Idun Reiten*, NTNU
Michel Van den Bergh, Limburgs Universitair Centrum
(95013772)

9:30 a.m.
Assymptotic Regularity.
S. Dale Cutkosky*, Univ. Missouri
(95013379)

10:00 a.m.
Intersection Theorems for Modules and Complexes.
HansBj{\o}rn Foxby*, University of Copenhagen
(95013791)

10:30 a.m.
A generalized Krull height theorem, order ideals, and ideals of minors.
David Eisenbud, MSRI
Craig Huneke, University of Kansas
Bernd Ulrich*, Michigan State University
(95013193)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Complex and Harmonic Analysis, III
Organizers:
Carlos A. Berenstein, University of Maryland, College Park carlos@isr.umd.edu
Stephen D. Casey, American University scasey@american.edu
Bao Qin Li, Florida International University libaoqin@fiu.edu
David F. Walnut, George Mason University dwalnut@gmu.edu
C. C. Yang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology mayang@usmail.ust.hk

8:00 a.m.
The local PhragmenLindelof condition on varieties.
Rudiger W Braun, HeinrichHeine Universit\"at, Dusseldorf
Reinhold Meise, HeinrichHeine Universitat, Dusseldorf
B. A Taylor*, University of Michigan
(95032570)

8:30 a.m.
On Complex Hyperbolic Manifolds.
PitMann Wong*, University of Notre Dame
(95032614)

9:00 a.m.
Imprimitive parametrizations of ananlytic curves and factorizations of entire functions.
Tuen Wai Ng*, University of Cambridge
(95031615)

9:30 a.m.
Analogies in Diophantine Approximation for Nevanlinna theory.
Zhuan Ye*, Northern Illinois University
(95032613)

10:00 a.m.
On the harmonic components in the double series expansion of holomorphic functions.
Keiko Fujita*, Saga University
(95032623)

10:30 a.m.
An analytic function of slow radial growth not in \Cal A.
David Drasin*, Purdue University
J.M. Wu, University of Illinois
(950301233)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Modular Forms and Elliptic Curves, and Related Topics, I
Organizers:
Sharon Frechette, Wellesley College sfrechette@wellesley.edu
Tamara Veenstra, University of Northern Iowa veenstra@nova.cs.uni.edu

8:00 a.m.
Elliptic curves and modular forms.
Ken Ono*, Penn State University and the University of Wisconsin, Madison
(95011200)

9:00 a.m.
Traces of Division Polynomials.
Antonia W. Bluher*, National Security Agency
(95011177)

9:30 a.m.
Selmer groups of quadratic twists of elliptic curves.
Kevin James*, Penn State
Ken Ono, Penn State University
(95011150)

10:00 a.m.
Local zeta functions for elliptic curves.
Diane Meuser, Boston University
Margaret Robinson*, Mount Holyoke College
(95011792)

10:30 a.m.
The Degree of Modular Parametrization of $\mathbb{Q}$curves.
Mark Douglas Morgan*, Center for Computing Sciences
(95011143)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Complex Hyperbolic Geometry and Conformal Geometry of the Heisenberg Group, II
Organizers:
William M. Goldman, University of Maryland wmg@math.umd.edu
Hanna M. Sandler, American University sandler@american.edu
Richard Schwartz, University of Maryland res@math.umd.edu

8:00 a.m.
Rigidity in complex hyperbolic and other symmetric rank one spaces.
Boris Apanasov*, University of Oklahoma
(95051117)

8:30 a.m.
Generalized isometric spheres of elements of $PU(1,n:C)$.
Shigeyasu Kamiya*, Okayama University of Science
(95022821)

9:00 a.m.
Geometry of hypersurfaces in quaternionic manifolds.
Yoshinobu Kamishima*, Tokyo Metropolitan University (Tokyo, Japan)
(95051659)

9:30 a.m.
The ends of hyperbolic 3manifolds and $2$convexity.
Suhyoung Choi*, Seoul National University
(95051468)

10:00 a.m.
Curvature properties of positively curved Eschenburg spaces.
William C Dickinson*, University of Pennsylvania
(95053262)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, II
Organizers:
W. Stephen Wilson, Johns Hopkins University wsw@math.jhu.edu
Jack Morava, Johns Hopkins University jack@math.jhu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Topological gravity in dimensions two and four.
Jack Morava*, The Johns Hopkins University
(9508386)

8:30 a.m.
Compactified Spaces of Holomorphic Curves in Complex Grassmann Manifolds.
David E Hurtubise*, Penn State University
Marc D Sanders, Stanford University
(95055116)

9:00 a.m.
Some applications of the stable homotopy SeibergWitten invariants to the connected sum of 4 manifolds.
Mikio Furuta, RIMS, Kyoto University
Yukio Kametani, Keio University
Norihiko Minami*, Nagoya Institute of Technology
(950551238)

9:30 a.m.
On certain elements in the Real and motivic AdamsNovikov spectral sequences.
Po Hu*, University of Chicago
(95055400)

10:00 a.m.
Some Calculations Involving the Beta Genus of Spin Hypersurfaces.
Jody L Fast*, University of Kentucky
(95055432)

10:30 a.m.
Equivariant Chern Character.
Paul Baum*, The Pennsylvania State University
(95019600)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Difference Equations and Their Applications in Social and Natural Sciences, II
Organizers:
Hassan Sedaghat, Virginia Commonwealth University hsedagha@vcu.edu
Abdul Aziz Yakubu, Howard University aziz@scs.howard.edu
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island gladas@math.uri.edu
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu

8:00 a.m.
Exploring Population Models, Drug Dosage and Pollution with Difference Equations and Technology.
Mary Ann Connors*, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
(95092688)

8:30 a.m.
Probabilities of Extinction, Weak Extinction, Permanence, and Mutual Exclusion in Discrete, Competitive LotkaVolterra Systems.
David M Chan*, NCSSM
John E Franke, North Carolina State University
(950371222)

9:00 a.m.
Intraspecific competition in discretetime patchy environments.
Carlos CastilloChavez, Cornell University
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Howard University
(95092268)

9:30 a.m.
On a difference model of disease transmission in homogeneous and uniformly mixed populations.
Alma Virginia Lara Sagahon*, FESCuautitlan, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
(95092976)

10:00 a.m.
Pulse Vaccination in a Discrete Epidemic Model.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(95039642)

10:30 a.m.
Data from HIV/AIDS Epidemic Modeled Using Difference Equations.
James A Yorke*, University of Maryland
Frederick Suppe, University of Maryland
(950391063)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, I
Organizers:
Darin R. Stephenson, Hope College stephenson@cs.hope.edu
Leonard A. VanWyk, James Madison University vanwyk@math.jmu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Matings of the airplane with the 2/5 limb of the Mandelbrot set.
Scott O Wilson*, Ithaca College
(95030441)

8:30 a.m.
Rado Numbers.
Scott Jones*, University of Montana
Mary Joyce Plott, Western Carolina University
Kate Rendall, St. Norbert College
(95005407)

9:00 a.m.
Expected Areas of Randomly Generated Triangles.
Andrea Douglass*, Hope College
Courtney Fitzgerald, Niagara University
Scott Mihalik, Hope College
(95060799)

9:30 a.m.
Certain Classes of Type I Trees.
Lon H Mitchell*, Central Michigan University
Sivaram K Narayan, Central Michigan University
(9501589)

10:00 a.m.
Semitransitive Orientations of Circulant Graphs.
George L Yuhasz*, Virginia Tech
Quinn B Saner, Boston University
(950051269)

10:30 a.m.
Perfect One Error Correcting Codes on Iterated Complete Graphs.
Be Birchall*, Reed College
'jason Tedor, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
(95005563)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Philosophies in Mathematics Education, I
Organizers:
Seymour Lipschutz, Temple University seymour@euclid.math.temple.edu

8:00 a.m.
The TI92 in the teaching of calculus.
Anthony M Gaglione*, Naval Academy
(95098622)

8:30 a.m.
Will this be on the exam?
William G McCallum*, University of Arizona
(95098428)

9:00 a.m.
Interweaving traditional calculus and technology.
Anthony Hughes*, Temple University
(95098447)

9:30 a.m.
A CyberTA named COW (Calculus on the Web).
Dan Reich*, Temple University
(95098424)

10:00 a.m.
Calculus in the next decade.
Daniel Reich*, Temple University
Anthony Hughes*, Temple University
William McCallum*, University of Arizona
Anthony M. Gaglione*, U.S. Naval Academy
(95098484)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part B
Interdiscipinary lively applications projects.
Organizers:
Richard D. West, U. S. Military Academy
Laurette B. Foster, Prairie View A \& M University
Marie M. Vanisko, Carroll College

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part B
The Fibonacci and Catalan numbers.
Organizers:
Ralph P. Grimaldi, RoseHulman Institute of Technology

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part B
Computerbased modeling with difference equations and matrices.
Organizers:
Mazen Shahin, College Misericordia
Richard E. Bayne, Howard University

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, III

8:00 a.m.
Extremal Graphs with Independent Common Neighborhoods.
Kenneth J Roblee*, Auburn University
(950051137)

8:15 a.m.
Zero Sum Rado Numbers.
Mary Joyce Plott*, Western Carolina University
(950051142)

8:30 a.m.
On the Crossing Number of Complete and Complete Bipartite Graphs.
John F Mackey*, Dartmouth College
(950051164)

8:45 a.m.
The speed and size of graph properties.
David Weinreich*, The University of Memphis
Jozsef Balog, The University of Memphis
Bela Bollobas, The University of Memphis and Cambridge University
(950051195)

9:00 a.m.
Oscillation of the Speed of Hereditary Properties of Graphs.
Jozsef Balogh*, University of Memphis
Bela Bollobas, University of Memphis
David E Weinreich, University of Memphis
(950051196)

9:15 a.m.
A Combinatorial Volume.
Susan L Foege*, Eastern Kentucky University
(950051199)

9:30 a.m.
Orientations of Biased Graphs and Their Matroids.
Daniel C Slilaty*, Binghamton University
(950051217)

9:45 a.m.
Irreducible Triangulations of Pseudosurfaces.
Serge Lawrencenko*, Vanderbilt University
Michael D Plummer, Vanderbilt University
(950051239)

10:00 a.m.
Fair Division via a Generalized Tucker's Lemma.
Francis Edward Su*, Harvey Mudd College and Cornell University
Forest W Simmons, Portland Community College
(950051252)

10:15 a.m.
The word posed and insertiondeletion codes.
Peter L. Erdos, A. Renyi Mathematics Institute
David C Torney*, Los Alamos National Lab
(950051275)

10:30 a.m.
On the Bandwidth of Graphs.
Fumei Lam*, U.C. Berkeley
Donald Ying, Stanford
(950051276)

10:45 a.m.
The Minimum Forcing Number for the Torus and Hypercube.
Matthew E. Riddle*, Carleton College
(950051295)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Looking to Our Future: Recruiting and Preparing the Next Generation of Mathematics Teachers, II
Organizers:
Jay A. Malmstrom, Oklahoma City Community College malmstrm@qns.com
Gary L. Britton, University of WisconsinWashington County
Marjorie Enneking, Portland State University
James Loats, Metropolitan State College of Denver
Mary Robinson, University of New Mexico

8:05 a.m.
Activitybased Mathematics Courses for Future K8 Teachers at New Mexico State University.
Patrick Morandi*, New Mexico State University
Patricia M Baggett, New Mexico State University
(950H11117)

8:35 a.m.
Recruiting, preparing and supporting mathematics teachers: a view from Ontario.
Eric Muller*, Brock University
Walter J. Whiteley, York University
(950H11021)

9:05 a.m.
Preparing Elementary Mathematics Specialists.
Judy S O'Neal*, North Georgia College & State University
(950H1762)

9:35 a.m.
Accepting the challenge: K8 teacher education mathematics majors.
Helen Gerretson*, University of Northern Colorado
(950H1309)

10:05 a.m.
A Seminar Exploring the Connections Between Abstract Algebra and Secondary School Algebra for Preservice Teachers.
Dorothee J Blum, Millersville University
Michael G Wismer*, Millersville University
(950H1888)

10:35 a.m.
Creating a stronger mathematics preparation for future elementary school teachers by working with College of Education faculty.
Sybilla Beckmann*, University of Georgia
(950H11268)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:20 a.m.4:00 p.m.
AWM Workshop
This session consists of several parts, including research talks by recent women Ph.D.s, posters by women graduate students, and a panel discussion.
Organizers:
Gail Ratcliff, University of Missouri
Sue Geller, Texas A\&M University
Catherine Roberts, Northern Arizona State University

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on The History of Mathematics, III
Organizers:
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@virginia.edu
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University zit@vm.temple.edu

8:30 a.m.
Mathematics in Latvia through the centuries.
Daina Taimina*, University of Latvia, Riga
Ingrida Henina, University of Latvia, Riga
(95001263)

9:00 a.m.
Modular miracles.
John C Stillwell*, Monash University
(95001134)

9:30 a.m.
Quadrilaterals from the Egyptians to Euler.
William W Dunham*, Muhlenberg College
(9500126)

10:00 a.m.
Plagiarism and piracy: Isaac Todhunter and his mathematical textbooks.
June E BarrowGreen*, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
(95001178)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Control Theory for Partial Differential Equations, II
Organizers:
Robert Triggiani, University of Virginia rt7u@virginia.edu

8:30 a.m.
Numerical Approximation of Control by TimeDependent Potentials.
Katherine A Kime*, University of Nebraska at Kearney
(95093562)

9:00 a.m.
Some global uniqueness theorems in partial differential equations.
Walter Littman*, University of Minnesota
(95035383)

9:30 a.m.
Observability, controllability, and stabilization for the one dimensional wave equation with bouncing point sensors and actuators.
Alexander Y Khapalov*, Washington State University
(95093819)

10:00 a.m.
Control problem for thermoelastic equations.
George Avalos*, Texas Tech University
(950351192)

10:30 a.m.
Optical wavefront control for laser beam propagation and image applications.
Mikhail Vorontsov*, Army Research Lab
(95035404)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Theory, Systems Theory, and Interpolation in Several Complex Variables, II
Organizers:
Joseph A. Ball, Virginia Polytech Institute \& State University ball@calvin.math.vt.edu
Cora S. Sadosky, Howard University cs@scs.howard.edu

8:30 a.m.
Similarity Problems for Weighted Bergman Shifts.
Sarah H Ferguson, Wayne State University
Srdjan Petrovic*, Western Michigan University
(950471037)

9:00 a.m.
Toeplitz Operators and Almost Periodic Factorization of Multivariable Matrix Functions.
Leiba Rodman*, College of William and Mary
Ilya M. Spitkovsky, College of William and Mary
Hugo Woerdeman, College of William and Mary
(95047166)

9:30 a.m.
Spectral properties of Toeplitz operators with semi almost periodic symbols.
Albrecht Boettcher, TU Chemnitz
Sergei M Grudskii, RostovonDon State University
Ilya M Spitkovsky*, The College of William and Mary
(95047617)

10:00 a.m.
Positive Extensions and RieszFejer Factorization for TwoVariable Trigonometric Polynomials.
Jeffrey S Geronimo, Georgia Institute of Technology
Hugo J Woerdeman*, The College of William and Mary
(95047162)

10:30 a.m.
Higher order HilbertSchmidt Hankel forms and tensors of analytic kernels.
Sarah H. Ferguson*, Wayne State University
Richard Rochberg, Washington University at St. Louis
(950471132)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:30 a.m.9:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Field Theory

8:30 a.m.
Quadratic Descent for Quaternion Algebas.
John R Swallow*, Davidson College
(95012474)

8:45 a.m.
Generic Galois Extensions of Order $p^3$.
Meredith P Blue*, University of Texas at Austin
(95012631)

9:00 a.m.
Rationality of certain linear automorphisms on rational function fields.
Mowaffaq A Hajja*, American University of Sharjah
Hamza Ahmad, Armstrong Atlantic State University
Mingchang Kang, National Taiwan University
(95012757)

9:15 a.m.
A generic PicardVessiot extension for ${GL}_n$ and the inverse differential Galois problem.
Lourdes Juan*, University of Oklahoma
(95012901)

9:30 a.m.
Relative Negligibility and Linear Automorphisms of Rational Function Fields.
Hamza Ahmad*, Lincoln University
Mowaffaq Hajja, The American University at Sharja
Mingchang Kang, National Taiwan University
(950121231)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:30 a.m.9:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Topological Groups

8:30 a.m.
Pure and topologically pure bounded subgroups of LCA groups.
Peter Loth*, Sacred Heart University
(9502249)

8:45 a.m.
The Existence of Disjoint Smallest Ideals in the Two Natural Products on $\beta S$.
Shea D. Burns*, Howard University
(95022629)

9:00 a.m.
Stone\u{C}ech Compactification on Convergence Semigroups Defined by Nets.
Shing S So*, Central Missouri State University
(95022793)

9:15 a.m.
The smallest ideal of $(\beta(\omega\times\omega),+)$.
Gugu Moche*, Howard University
(95022824)

9:30 a.m.
Piecewise syndeticity in a partial semigroup.
Jillian E. McLeod*, Howard University
(95022841)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AWM Presentations by Recent Women Ph.D.s, I

8:30 a.m.
SubRiemannian Geometry: the Martinet Case.
Monique Chyba*, Princeton University

9:00 a.m.
Milnor's Conjecture on Fundamentals Groups.
Christina Sormani*, Lehman College, CUNY

9:30 a.m.
When is a noncompact manifold almost compact, an introduction to $L^2$cohomology.
Eugenie Hunsicker*, Lawrence University

10:00 a.m.
Polygonal knot theory and stuck unknots.
Heather Johnston*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:45 a.m.10:45 a.m.
MAA Session on Innovations in the Use of Technology in Teaching Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations, II
Organizers:
Timothy J. McDevitt, Millersville University tmcdevit@cs.millersv.edu
Elias Y. Deeba, University of HoustonDowntown
Richard J. Marchand, United States Military Academy

8:45 a.m.
Analytical and Numerical Solutions of PDEs Using CAS.
Dick Jardine*, Keene State College
(950K1766)

9:10 a.m.
Eigenfunction Visualizations For The H Atom.
Kelley B Mohrmann, US Military Academy
Joseph D Myers*, US Military Academy
(950K1345)

9:35 a.m.
DE Projects Involving the Biological Sciences.
Martha L Abell*, Georgia Southern University
James P Braselton, Georgia Southern University
(950K1808)

10:00 a.m.
Ordinary Differential Equations with the TI89.
Mary Ann Connors*, United States Military Academy
(950K1687)

10:25 a.m.
The frequent use of modeling projects in an ODE class.
C. M McCarthy*, Murray State University
(950K11189)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
The Y2.1K Problem: What can the research and teaching community do to inspire a song other than "Math Suks"?
Edward B. Burger*, Williams College
(950A013)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on in Memory of GianCarlo Rota, V
Organizers:
Richard P. Stanley, MIT rstan@math.mit.edu
Rodica Simion, The George Washington University simion@gwu.edu

9:00 a.m.
Euler Measure for Polyhedral Sets.
James G Propp*, University of Wisconsin  Madison
(95005969)

9:30 a.m.
Lattice point counting problems and characters of $S_n$.
Curtis Greene*, Haverford College
(950051050)

10:00 a.m.
Extending the valuation for subspace arrangements to polyhedral sets.
Richard Ehrenborg*, Royal Institute of Technology
Margaret A. Readdy, University of Stockholm
(95005767)

10:30 a.m.
Acyclic flow polytopes and Kostant's partition function.
Richard P. Stanley*, M.I.T.
(95005419)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The Feynman Integral and Applications, II
Organizers:
Gerald W. Johnson, University of Nebraska gjohnson@math.unl.edu
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu

9:00 a.m.
Functional Integrals, Kontsevich Integrals and Vassiliev Invariants.
Louis H Kauffman*, Univ of Illinois at Chicago
(9505759)

9:30 a.m.
A contribution of $U(1)$reducible connections to the WittenReshetikhinTuraev invariant of links in 3manifolds.
Lev Rozansky*, Yale University
(95057608)

10:00 a.m.
On the TemperleyLiebJones algebra representation of the braid group.
XiaoSong Lin*, University of California, Riverside
Zhenghan Wang, Indiana University
(950571012)

10:30 a.m.
Certain Functional Integrals in Geometric QFTs.
Ambar N Sengupta*, Louisiana State University
(95081284)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Numerical Analysis

9:00 a.m.
Random Sampling from LowDiscrepancy Sequences.
Giray Okten*, Ball State University
(95065130)

9:15 a.m.
Definite integrals of bandlimited signals.
Yan Wu*, University of Akron
Dale H Mugler, University of Akron
(95065385)

9:30 a.m.
Convergence order and computational cost in solving nonlinear systems.
Yixun Shi*, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
(95065426)

9:45 a.m.
Multigrid Methods Using Wavelet Operators.
Doreen DeLeon*, University of California, Los Angeles
(95065833)

10:00 a.m.
A polynomial iterative method for certain asymmetric linear systems.
Katherine A Porter, University of Alabama in Huntsville
James F Epperson*, University of Alabama in Huntsville
(95065863)

10:15 a.m.
Modeling NonSymmetric Josephson Junctions and Superconducting Weak Links.
Joan C Remski*, University of MichiganDearborn
(950651067)

10:30 a.m.
A Version of Simpson's Rule for Multiple Integrals.
Alan L Horwitz*, Penn State University
(950651071)

10:45 a.m.
Numerical Approximation of the Product of the Square Root of a Matrix with a Vector.
James Baglama*, Ball State University
Edward J Allen, Texas Tech University
Sarah K Boyd, Texas Tech University
(950651148)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Contributed Paper Session

Saturday January 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAACRAFTY Panel Discussion
Compromise and calculus reform: Calculus reform in the long run.
Panelists:
Michael C. Reed, Duke University
William J. Davis, Ohio State University
Morton Brown, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Barbara A. Holland, John Wiley and Sons
Susan L. Ganter, Clemson University
Organizers:
Jack Bookman, Duke University
Herbert E. Kasube, Bradley University

Saturday January 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.10:20 a.m.
MAACRUME Panel Discussion
Improving mathematics education in the new century: Learning from the past, looking to the future.
Organizers:
Joan FerriniMundy, Michigan State University
Panelists:
Carolyn A. Maher, Rutgers University
Judith Jacobs, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
M. Kathleen Heid, The Pennsylvania State University

Saturday January 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
NAM Panel Discussion
Trends and assessments of minority students studying mathematics at the graduate level.
Moderators:
Leon Woodson, Morgan State University
Panelists:
Gloria Hewitt, University of Montana, Missoula
William A. Hawkins, Jr., University of the District of Columbia and MAA
Duane Cooper, University of Maryland, College Park

Saturday January 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Mathematical Sciences Employment Center
Interview Center open.

Saturday January 22, 2000, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Exhibits and Book Sale

Saturday January 22, 2000, 10:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
NAM Business Meeting

Saturday January 22, 2000, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Dynamics of quadratic polynomials.
Mikhail Lyubich*, State University of New York at Stony Brook
(9505808)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 10:05 a.m.10:30 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Automorphisms and noninvariate properties of the computably enumerable sets.
Kevin Wald*, University of Connecticut

Saturday January 22, 2000, 10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AWM Graduate Student Poster Session

10:30 a.m.
{\bf Light refreshments will be served}.

10:30 a.m.
Geometric Methods in Classical Invariant Theory.
Irina A. Berchenko*, University of Minnesota

10:30 a.m.
HighOrder Finite Difference Methods for Wave Equations.
Michelle L. Ghrist*, University of Colorado

10:30 a.m.
Definability of coefficients in solutions of linear systems over padic power series rings.
Concetta Maria Gomez*, University of California, Berkeley

10:30 a.m.
Combinatorics of the Toric Hilbert Schemes.
Diane Maclagan*, University of California, Berkeley

10:30 a.m.
Contact Processes on Trees in Random Environment.
Oana Mocioalc\u{a}*, University of Florida

10:30 a.m.
Continuous Methods for Solving Nonlinear IllPosed Operator Equations with Application to Gravitational Sounding Problem.
Alexandra Smirnova*, Kansas State University

10:30 a.m.
An Intersection Multiplicity in Terms of Extmodules.
CY. Jean Chan*, University of Utah

10:30 a.m.
Existence of Rainbow Ramsey Numbers.
Linda Eroh*, Western Michigan University

10:30 a.m.
Normal Ideals of Graded Rings.
Sara Faridi*, University of Michigan

10:30 a.m.
Square Trees.
Susan Hollingsworth*, University of Wisconsin, Madison

10:30 a.m.
Formal Patching and Deformation of Wildly Ramified Covers of Curves.
Rachel J. Pries*, University of Pennsylvania

10:30 a.m.
On Pointwise Dimension of Nonhyperbolic Measures.
Victoria Sadovskaya*, The Pennsylvania State University

10:30 a.m.
Making Gradient Materials: A Model for Interfacial Gel Polymerization.
Cynthia A. Spade*, Northwestern University

10:30 a.m.
Nonlinear Wave Equations on the Two Dimensional Sphere.
Theresa A. Strei*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

10:30 a.m.
The Inverse Problem in Gr\"{o}bner Basis Theory.
Amelia Taylor*, University of Kansas

10:30 a.m.
Mod $p$ Cohomology of Symplectic Groups.
Jennifer Joy Ziebarth*, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Saturday January 22, 2000, 10:45 a.m.11:10 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Title to be announced.
James Cummings*, Carnegie Mellon University

Saturday January 22, 2000, 11:10 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA Business Meeting

Saturday January 22, 2000, 11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting

Saturday January 22, 2000, 12:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AWM Panel Discussion
Launching a career in mathematics.
Moderators:
Sue Geller, Texas A\&M University
Panelists:
L. Pam Cook, University of Delaware
Helen G. Grundman, Bryn Mawr College
Jennifer L. McGreevey, U. S. Department of Defense
Jodie Novak, University of Northern Colorado

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture
Notes on quantum electrodynamics on a negatively curved surface and the SelbergMaass trace formula.
Floyd Williams*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on The History of Mathematics, IV
Organizers:
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@virginia.edu
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University zit@vm.temple.edu

1:00 p.m.
From group representations to simple algebras: Richard Brauer and Emmy Noether, 19261933.
Charles W. Curtis*, University of Oregon
(95001449)

1:30 p.m.
Connections, Context, and Community: Abraham Wald and the Sequential Probability Ratio Test.
Patti W Hunter*, Naperville, IL
(95001649)

2:00 p.m.
Why Quadratic Equations?
Victor J Katz*, University of the District of Columbia
(95001374)

2:30 p.m.
Eberhard Hopf: the ergodic theorist who went back to Germany in 1936.
Matthew Frank*, University of Chicago
(95001132)

3:00 p.m.
Mathematics in France, 18701890: A View Via Doctoral Theses.
Thomas Archibald*, Acadia University
(95001370)

3:30 p.m.
Religious women and algebraic geometry at the Catholic University of America.
Judy Green*, Marymount University
Jeanne LaDuke, DePaul University
(95001836)

4:00 p.m.
Roth, Faulhaber, and Descartes.
Kenneth L Manders*, University of Pittsburgh
(950011291)

4:30 p.m.
Florian Cajori and the practice of history.
John Fauvel*, Open University
(95001368)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Feynman Integral and Applications, III
Organizers:
Gerald W. Johnson, University of Nebraska gjohnson@math.unl.edu
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu

1:00 p.m.
Infinite dimensional oscillatory integrals: their asymptotics and some applications.
Anne Boutet de Monvel*, Universite Paris 7
(950811015)

1:30 p.m.
Feynman type integral representation for propagators of selfinteracting quantum fields in even spacetime dimensions.
Alexander Dynin*, Ohio State University
(95081350)

2:00 p.m.
Traces: a useful tool on path spaces.
Sylvie Paycha*, Université Blaise Pascal, ClermontFerrand, France
(95058418)

2:30 p.m.
Transforms and Convolution Products in Function Space.
David L Skoug*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(95028169)

3:00 p.m.
Integration Formulas Involving FourierFeynman Transforms via a Fubini Theorem.
Timothy K Huffman, Northwestern College (IA)
M.K. Im, Han Nam University
David L Skoug, University of Nebraska
David A Storvick*, University of Minnesota
(95060194)

3:30 p.m.
Integral transform and convolution of analytic functionals on abstract Wiener space.
Kun S Chang*, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Il Yoo, Yonsei University, Wonju, Korea
Byoung S Kim, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
(95028325)

4:00 p.m.
Path distributions.
Erik G.F. Thomas*, University of Groningen
(95081704)

4:30 p.m.
A PaleyWiener Theorem for White Noise Analysis.
Aurel I Stan*, Northwestern University
(95046140)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Algebraic Geometry and Commutative Algebra, III
Organizers:
Irena Peeva, Cornell University ivp1@cornell.edu
Hema Srinivasan, University of Missouri, Columbia hema@math.missouri.edu

1:00 p.m.
Resolution of Weyl Modules: The Rota Touch.
David A Buchsbaum*, Brandeis University
(95018181)

1:30 p.m.
Homological properties of quotients of exterior algebras and lower central series of groups.
JanErik I Roos*, Stockholm University
(95014266)

2:00 p.m.
HilbertKunz multiplicity of twodimensional local rings.
Keiichi Watanabe*, Nihon University
(95013252)

2:30 p.m.
Prime ideals and decompositions of modules.
Roger A Wiegand, University of Nebraska
Sylvia M Wiegand*, University of Nebraska
(95013596)

3:00 p.m.
Break

3:10 p.m.
Equivariant twisted inverse functors without equivariant compactifications.
Mitsuyasu Hashimoto*, Graduate School of Mathematics, Nagoya University
(95014208)

3:40 p.m.
On the Rees algebra of certain codimention 2 perfect ideals.
Huy Tai Ha*, Queen's University
(95014411)

4:10 p.m.
A Conjecture of Kurano and Roberts Related to Positivity of the Intersection Multiplicity of Serre.
Sean M SatherWagstaff*, University of Utah
(95013494)

4:40 p.m.
Hilbert's Theorem on Ternary Quartic Forms.
Bruce Reznick*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
Victoria Powers, Emory University
(9501456)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Advances in Complex and Harmonic Analysis, IV
Organizers:
Carlos A. Berenstein, University of Maryland, College Park carlos@isr.umd.edu
Stephen D. Casey, American University scasey@american.edu
Bao Qin Li, Florida International University libaoqin@fiu.edu
David F. Walnut, George Mason University dwalnut@gmu.edu
C. C. Yang, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology mayang@usmail.ust.hk

1:00 p.m.
On Fractional Calculus on Spaces of Homogeneous Type:Lptheory.
Eduardo A Gatto*, DePaul University
Stephen Vagi, DePaul University
(950441039)

1:30 p.m.
Sampling in Multiresolution Spaces.
Joseph D Lakey*, New Mexico State University
Jeff Hogan, Macquarie University
(95042639)

2:00 p.m.
Results in Sampling and Deconvolution.
David F Walnut*, George Mason University
(95042902)

2:30 p.m.
Composition of pseudodifferential operators.
Demetrio Labate*, Georgia Tech
(950421207)

3:00 p.m.
Multivariate Refinable Interpolating Functions.
Josip Derado*, SAAC Georgia Institute of Technology
(950411080)

3:30 p.m.
Bellman functions and Harmonic Analysis.
Janine Wittwer*, University of Chicago
(95042304)

4:00 p.m.
Remarks on the local integrability of iterated maximal functions.
Paul A Hagelstein*, University of Chicago
(95042308)

4:30 p.m.
Analytic Bezout Equations, Sampling, and the Strongly Coprime Condition.
Stephen D Casey*, American University
(95041966)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Modular Forms and Elliptic Curves, and Related Topics, II
Organizers:
Sharon Frechette, Wellesley College sfrechette@wellesley.edu
Tamara Veenstra, University of Northern Iowa veenstra@nova.cs.uni.edu

1:00 p.m.
Elliptic Curve Cryptography with Maple.
Neil P Sigmon*, Chowan College
(95020894)

1:30 p.m.
Ramanujan Type Buildings.
Cristina M Ballantine*, Bowdoin College
(95011391)

2:00 p.m.
Hecke Operators and Buildings.
Thomas R Shemanske*, Dartmouth College
(95011148)

2:30 p.m.
Hecke Structure of Spaces of Half Integral Weight Cusp Forms: Decomposition Theorems and Applications.
Sharon M Frechette*, Wellesley College
(95011964)

3:00 p.m.
Theta Series over Function Fields.
Holly J Rosson*, Dartmouth College
(95011417)

3:30 p.m.
Eisenstein Series, Dedekind symbols, and padic Lfunctions.
Duff G Campbell*, United States Military Academy
(950111118)

4:00 p.m.
Computational Advances in the Classification of Hilbert Modular Threefolds.
Helen G. Grundman*, Bryn Mawr College
Lisa E. Lippincott, Bryn Mawr College
(95011552)

4:30 p.m.
Modular forms of nonreal weight.
Paul C Pasles*, Villanova University
(9501197)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Theory, Systems Theory, and Interpolation in Several Complex Variables, III
Organizers:
Joseph A. Ball, Virginia Polytech Institute \& State University ball@calvin.math.vt.edu
Cora S. Sadosky, Howard University cs@scs.howard.edu

1:00 p.m.
Some new results in the similarity problem.
Sergei Treil*, Michigan State University
(95047463)

1:30 p.m.
Interpolation on an Annulus.
Scott A McCullough*, University of Florida
(95047786)

2:00 p.m.
A counterexample to the infinitedimensional version of the matrix HuntMuckenhouptWheeden Theorem: Operator BMO and factorizations of $H^1(c^1)$.
Thomas Alastair Gillespie, University of Edinburgh
Fedor Nazarov, Michigan State University
Sandra Pott*, University of Edinburgh
Serguei Treil, Michigan State University
Alexander Volberg, Michigan State University
(95047652)

2:30 p.m.
Hilbert spaces contractively included in the Hardy space of the bidisk.
Daniel D Alpay*, BenGurion University
Vladimir Bolotnikov, College of William and Mary
Aad Dijksma, Groningen University
Cora Sadosky, Howard University
(95046281)

3:00 p.m.
Invariant Subspaces and Concrete Model Theory.
Tavan T Trent*, University of Alabama
(95047779)

3:30 p.m.
On an Extension Problem for Polynomials.
Mihaly Bakonyi*, Georgia State University
Dan Timotin, Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy
(95047968)

4:00 p.m.
Pairs of Commuting Contractions.
George R Exner*, Bucknell University
Young S Jo, Kyemyung University
Il Bong Jung, Kyungpook National University
(95047369)

4:30 p.m.
Sharp estimates in Vector Carleson Embedding theorem.
Alexander Volberg*, MSU
Fedor Nazarov, MSU
Sergei Treil, MSU
Gilles Pisier, Universit\'e Paris VI
(95047635)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Homotopy Theory, III
Organizers:
W. Stephen Wilson, Johns Hopkins University wsw@math.jhu.edu
Jack Morava, Johns Hopkins University jack@math.jhu.edu

1:00 p.m.
On the nonexistence of SmithToda complexes.
Lee S Nave*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(95055245)

1:30 p.m.
Topological realization of level structure over $E_n$ and its stable splitting by Steinberg idempotent.
Takeshi Torii*, Johns Hopkins University
(95055678)

2:00 p.m.
Deformation theory of multiplicative spectra and complex oriented cohomology theories.
Andrey Lazarev*, University of Virginia
(9505537)

2:30 p.m.
The $K$theory completion.
Martin Bendersky*, Hunter College/CUNY
Robert Thompson, Hunter College/CUNY
(95055222)

3:00 p.m.
Toward the $v_1$periodic homotopy groups of $SO(n)$.
Martin Bendersky, CUNY, Hunter College
Donald M Davis*, Johns Hopkins University
(9505585)

3:30 p.m.
Decomposition of the loops on a twocell complex.
Brayton Gray*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(9505542)

4:00 p.m.
$eo_2$ resolutions and the comparsion with $EO_2$ resolutions.
Mark Mahowald*, Northwestern University
(95055809)

4:30 p.m.
Higher limits via subgroup complexes.
Jesper Grodal*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(950551100)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Difference Equations and Their Applications in Social and Natural Sciences, III
Organizers:
Hassan Sedaghat, Virginia Commonwealth University hsedagha@vcu.edu
Abdul Aziz Yakubu, Howard University aziz@scs.howard.edu
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island gladas@math.uri.edu
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu

1:00 p.m.
Existence and Behavior of Solutions of a Rational System Part I.
Edward A Grove, University of Rhode Island
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
Lynn C McGrath, University of Rhode Island
Christopher T Teixeira*, University of Rhode Island
(95039135)

1:30 p.m.
On the Recursive Sequence x(n+1) = (a + bx(n) + cx(n1))/(A + Bx(n) + Cx(n1)).
M R.S. Kulenovic*, University of Rhode Island
G Ladas, University of Rhode Island
N R Prokup, University of Rhode Island
(9503934)

2:00 p.m.
On a Rational Recursive Sequence with Even Delays.
Edward A Grove*, University of Rhode Island
Gerasimos Ladas, University of Rhode Island
Hamdi ElMitwalli, University of Rhode Island
(95039109)

2:30 p.m.
Eventually Periodic Solutions of x[n+1]=max{A[n]/x[n],1/x[n1]}.
William J Briden, University of Rhode Island
Edward A Grove, University of Rhode Island
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island
Candace M Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth Univ.
(9509936)

3:00 p.m.
On a nonautonomous max equation.
Soudabeh Valicenti*, University of Rhode Island
Jeff Feuer, St. Michael's College
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island
Kim Cunningham, University of Rhode Island
(95039261)

3:30 p.m.
On the Difference Equation x[n+1]=max{1/x[n],A[n]/x[n1]} with a period 3 parameter.
Michael A Radin*, Univ. of Rhode Island
Edward A Grove, Univ. of Rhode Island
Gerasimos Ladas, Univ. of Rhode Island
Candace M Kent, Virg. Commonwealth Univ.
(95039158)

4:00 p.m.
Continued fractions expansion of rotation numbers for plane maps.
Timothy D Sauer*, George Mason University
(950391086)

4:30 p.m.
Analysis of a TwoAge Climax Species Population Model.
Shurron M Farmer*, Howard University
(9503962)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, II
Organizers:
Darin R. Stephenson, Hope College stephenson@cs.hope.edu
Leonard A. VanWyk, James Madison University vanwyk@math.jmu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Igusa Local Zeta Functions for Elliptic Curves.
Mariana E Campbell*, University of California, San Diego
Michael Joyce, Tulane University
Anushka Krishnachander, Amherst College
Kimberly Schneider, Bowdoin College
(95011191)

1:30 p.m.
Modeling Turbulence on a Torus.
Emily C Clark, Clark University, Worcester MA
Lubomira Ivanova, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA
Aaron Koll, UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA
Jennifer Ross, Wellesley College, Wellesley MA
Yanir A Rubinstein*, Technion, Haifa, Israel
Mark A Peterson, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley MA
(95076800)

2:00 p.m.
Songs of Splitting and Systoles: An Odyssey of Triangular Tiling Groups.
Jason Deblois*, University of Chicago
Lisa J Powell, Harvard University
Nicholas R Baeth, Pacific Lutheran University
Kevin M Woods, Wake Forest University
(950201174)

2:30 p.m.
Alternating Knots on Surfaces.
Tom R. Fleming*, Williams College
Michael Levin, Harvard University
Ari Turner, Princeton University
(95057508)

3:00 p.m.
Close Encounters with Curves of the Spherical Kind.
Michael R Munn*, University of Notre Dame
(95053632)

3:30 p.m.
Explicit Representation Theory of the Quantum Weyl Algebra at Roots of 1.
J. Boyette, Texas A&M University
M. Leyk, Texas A&M University
T. Plunkett*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
K. Sipe, Houston, TX
J. Talley, Texas A&M University
(95016554)

4:00 p.m.
The Search For TriOperate Fields.
Brett A Enge*, James Madison Univeristy
(95012667)

4:30 p.m.
Characterization of Completions of Reduced Noetherian Local Rings.
Dan A Lee, Williams/Harvard
Leanne Leer, Williams/Bucknell
Shara Pilch, Williams
Yu Yasufuku*, Williams/Harvard
(95013512)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Philosophies in Mathematics Education, II
Organizers:
Seymour Lipschutz, Temple University seymour@euclid.math.temple.edu

1:00 p.m.
How Set Theoretic Thinking Affects Teaching.
Harold M Edwards*, New York Univ.
(95098431)

1:30 p.m.
Following Descartes's advice and teaching to the gut.
J. J Uhl*, Univ of Illinos at UrbanaChampaign
(95098685)

2:00 p.m.
On teaching linear algebra.
James Milgram*, Stanford
(95098433)

2:30 p.m.
An abstract framwork in teaching linear algebra.
Seymour Lipschutz*, Temple University
(95098427)

3:00 p.m.
Linear algebra in the next decade.
Seymour Lipschutz*, Temple University
Harold M Edwards*, NYU/Courant
James Milgram*, Stanford University
J. J. Uhl*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(95098487)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part B
Discrete dynamical systems: Mathematics, methods, and models.
Organizers:
David C. Arney, U. S. Military Academy
Frank R. Giordano, COMAP
John S. Robertson, Georgia College and State University

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#14: Part B
Modern physics and the mathematical world.
Organizers:
George DeRise, Thomas Nelson College

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part B
Exploring abstract algebra topics through interactive labs.
Organizers:
Allen C. Hibbard, Central College
Kenneth M. Levasseur, University of Massachusetts at Lowell

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.2:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Statistics

1:00 p.m.
Comparison of operating characteristics of quality control plans.
Raymond N Greenwell*, Hofstra University
Stephen J Finch, State University of New York at Stony Brook
John Whitbread, Cytometrix International
Ann Tucker, State University of New York at Stony Brook
(95062231)

1:15 p.m.
Distribution functions of copulas: A class of bivariate probability integral transforms.
Roger B Nelsen*, Lewis & Clark College
Juan QuesadaMolina, Universidad de Granada
Jos\'e Antonio Rodr\'iguezLallena, Universidad de Almer\'ia
Manuel \'UbedaFlores, Universidad de Almer\'ia
(95062237)

1:30 p.m.
Estimating a transformation of the data in nonparametric regression.
William J Hooper*, SUNY Binghamton
(95062612)

1:45 p.m.
A random effects model for multistate survival analysis with applications to bone marrow transplants.
Mouchumi Bhattacharyya*, Brigham Young University
(95062657)

2:00 p.m.
The limiting power of the DurbinWatson test.
J\"orgUwe L\"obus*, University of Jena
Lutz Ritter, University of Jena
(95062669)

2:15 p.m.
A Statistical Approach to the Segmentation and Volume Estimation of Ischemic Stroke Lesions in MR Images.
Benjamin Stein*, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Joseph Horowitz, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Donald Geman, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
(95062948)

2:30 p.m.
Records in a Changing Population: An Elementary Approach.
William C Calhoun*, Bloomsburg University
(950621087)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Mathematics Education and History

1:00 p.m.
The Texas/Moore Method and the NCTM Standards.
William Donnell*, University of the Incarnate Word
D. R Traylor, University of the Incarnate Word
(9509784)

1:15 p.m.
Transcendental Meditation: A Practical Method for Improving the Mathematical Achievement of Students.
Catherine A Gorini*, Maharishi University of Management
(95097173)

1:30 p.m.
Public Contests and Publications in an Algebra Enrichment Course for Teachers.
Matthew J Haines*, New Jersey City University
(95001848)

1:45 p.m.
Historical and Classroom Snapshots: Adding Natural Color to the BlackandWhite of Mathematical Representation.
Marshall Gordon*, The Park School
(95001849)

2:00 p.m.
Genesis of Universal Forms: The FourSquare Theorem and its Generalizations.
Mark B Beintema*, University of WisconsinFox Valley
Azar N Khosravani, University of WisconsinOshkosh
(950011114)

2:15 p.m.
Mystery surrounding the mathematical genius.
Baikunth P. Ambasht*, Bokaro Steel City, India
Jamuna P. Ambasht, Benedict College
Sanjay Tiwari, Gaya, India
(95000625)

2:30 p.m.
Teaching Geometry Online.
David A. Thomas*, Montana State University
(9509824)

2:45 p.m.
Extension of Mathematics Education Reform to the University Level.
D. R. Traylor*, University of the Incarnate Word
Ellen Szecsy, Northeast ISD
(9509880)

3:00 p.m.
Cubic Equations Simply Without Memorizing Long FormulasPlus its Numerous Applications.
Robert Kreczner*, University of Wisconsin
(95098192)

3:15 p.m.
Teaching Liberal Arts Mathematics Courses with an Interdisciplinary Paper/Project Requirement.
Ann Robertson*, Connecticut College
(95098991)

3:30 p.m.
Awakening Students with Java and Number Theory.
John W Jones*, Arizona State University
Jeffrey J Holt, University of Virginia
(950981093)

3:45 p.m.
The ubiquitous geometric series.
Bella Wiener*, University of TexasPan American
Joseph Wiener, University of TexasPan American
(950981185)

4:00 p.m.
A reluctant colonial mathematician.
Paul C Pasles*, Villanova University
(9500198)

4:15 p.m.
'SAAb' Congruence, the SteinerLehmus Theorem, and Generalization(?).
David F Beran*, Univ of WisconsinSuperior
(95051323)

4:30 p.m.
Inscribed Circles.
Saad M. Adnan*, Larkspur Middle School
(950511284)

4:45 p.m.
The role of physical models in teaching hyperbolic geometry.
Daina Taimina*, University of Latvia
David W Henderson, Cornell University
(950981228)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Real Variables, Measure, and Integration

1:00 p.m.
Linear Operations on $L^p$spaces.
Nicolae Dinculeanu*, University of Florida
(95028212)

1:15 p.m.
Whitney covers and quasiisometry of $L^s(\mu )$Averaging Domains.
Shusen Ding, U. of Seattle
Bing Liu*, College of St. Scholastica
(95028719)

1:30 p.m.
Fractal vector measures and Green's Theorem for curves.
Franklin Mendivil*, Georgia Tech
Ed Vrscay, Applied Math, University of Waterloo
(95028925)

1:45 p.m.
On characterizations properties of an induced measure on an Wallman space.
Carmen D. Vlad*, Pace University
(950281108)

2:00 p.m.
General Weighted Opial Inequalities for Linear Differential Operators.
George A. Anastassiou*, University of Memphis
J. Pecaric, University of Zagreb
(9502625)

2:15 p.m.
Extensions of Gr\"uss' Inequality.
Arlington M. Fink*, Iowa State University
(95026142)

2:30 p.m.
Bounds on Output of a Linear Time Invariant System with Bandlimited Input.
Nasser Dastrange*, Buena Vista University
(95026184)

2:45 p.m.
Automatic quasicontinuity.
Andrzej A Szymanski*, Slippery Rock University
(95026807)

3:00 p.m.
Application of a Result of Davies and Petersen to Obtain some Discrete Inequalities.
Ram N Mohapatra*, University of Central Florida
Ratan Guha, University of Central Florida
(950261028)

3:15 p.m.
Sequential Definitions of Continuity.
Jeff Connor*, Ohio University
Karl GrosseErdmann, FernUniv.
(95040801)

3:30 p.m.
Theory of hypernumbers and Feynman integrals.
Mark Burgin*, University of California at Los Angeles
(9502847)

3:45 p.m.
A Structure Theory and Related Results for Orthomodular Lattices with Applications to NonCommutative Measure Theory and Quantum Logic.
Bruce J Legan*, St. Paul's College
Richard J Greechie, Louisiana Tech University
(95006164)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Associative Rings and Algebras

1:00 p.m.
A note on surjective inverse systems.
Radoslav M. Dimitric*, University of California, at Berkeley
(95016217)

1:15 p.m.
Polycyclic group rings whose principal ideals are projective.
Antonio F Behn*, Univeristy of WisconsinMadison
(95016223)

1:30 p.m.
Generalized Quivers and Representations of Rings with Local Units.
Jennifer A Firkins*, University of Oregon
(95016358)

1:45 p.m.
Modules for the Generalized Terwilliger Algebra in the Diameter Two Case.
Eric S Egge*, University of WisconsinMadison
(95016672)

2:00 p.m.
Hermitian Forms.
Douglas William Larmour*, Colorado College
(950161279)

2:15 p.m.
Rings That Contain a Finite Number of Zero Divisors.
Michael D Seyfried*, Shippensburg University
Lenny K Jones, Shippensburg University
(95016943)

2:30 p.m.
Representation theory of prime characteristic downup algebras.
Jeff Hildebrand*, University of WisconsinMadison
(95016959)

2:45 p.m.
Isomorphic Fusion Algebras of Twisted Quantum Doubles.
Christopher D Goff*, University of Arizona
(95016984)

3:00 p.m.
Prime Rings with Pivotal Monomial $x^{n}$.
Philip S Blau*, Boston University, College of General Studies
W. S Martindale, III, University of Massachusetts
Gordon A Swain, Ashland College
(95016989)

3:15 p.m.
ShpechtWever criteria for quantum Lie operations.
Vladislav Kirillovich Kharchenko*, Universidad Nacional Aut\'onoma de M\'exico, Campus Cuautitl\'an
(950161084)

3:30 p.m.
Ring Extensions and the Preservation of Injective Envelopes.
David W Dempsey*, University of Kentucky
Luis Oyonarte, Universidad de Almer\'{\i}a
(950161110)

3:45 p.m.
ASRegular Algebras of Dimension Four with One Point.
Christopher J Brazfield*, Lebanon Valley College
(950161213)

4:00 p.m.
A direct sum of injective modules from a set of disjoint natural classes.
Heakyung Lee*, Winthrop University
(95016905)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Math and Math Sciences in 2010: What Should Graduates Know?, II
Organizers:
Herbert E. Kasube, Bradley University hkasube@bradley.bradley.edu
Harriet S. Pollatsek, Mount Holyoke College

1:00 p.m.
A process for deciding what our graduates should know.
Paul Latiolais*, Portland State University
Joyce O'Halloran, Portland State University
Marjorie Enneking, Portland State University
(950L11274)

1:20 p.m.
The role of geometry in the 21st century curriculum.
Libby Krussel*, The University of Montana  Missoula
(950L11095)

1:40 p.m.
Knowledge and Reasoning  What is the Relation?
Gary W Krahn*, United States Military Academy
Steven B Horton, United States Military Academy
(950L11075)

2:00 p.m.
Can We Teach What Employers Really Want?
G. Daniel Callon*, Franklin College
(950L1915)

2:20 p.m.
Some musings from a guy who finally got a \emph{real} job after 31 years in college.
Mark A Smith*, Miami University
(950L1817)

2:50 p.m.
Break.

3:00 p.m.
A Model of an Effective Undergraduate Mathematics Program in the Year 2010.
Preston Dinkins*, Southern University
(950L11289)

3:20 p.m.
Connected Mathematics in 2010.
Matthew P Richey*, St. Olaf College
(950L11266)

3:40 p.m.
A Look Forward: Undergraduate Mathematics in 2010.
Kevin E Charlwood*, Washburn University
(950L1331)

4:00 p.m.
A Profile of Mathematics in Michigan.
Frances B Lichtman*, Alma College
Mitzi Chaffer, Central Michigan University
Tom Miles, Central Michigan University
(950L11002)

4:20 p.m.
Recruiting Mathematics Majors from Remedial Courses?
Janet P Ray*, Seattle Central Community College
(950L11146)

4:40 p.m.
A Preview of a Mathematician's Life  the Expectations, the Rewards, and the Challenges.
Teresa D Edwards*, Spelman College
(950L11271)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Research on the Use of HandHeld Technology in Teaching Mathematics
Organizers:
Deborah A. Crocker, Appalachian State University crockerda@appstate.edu
Penelope H. Dunham, Muhlenberg College

1:00 p.m.
A Largescale Study Clarifying the Roles of the TI92 and Instructional Format on Student Success in Calculus.
Brian A. Keller*, Iowa State University
Chris A. Russell, Marshalltown Community College
Heather A. Thompson, Iowa State University
(950N1348)

1:20 p.m.
Integrating the TI89 Handheld CAS into the United States Military Academy Curriculum.
Mary Ann Connors*, United States Military Academy
Kathleen G. Snook, United States Military Academy
(950N1618)

1:40 p.m.
Calculus Students Use of the Graphing Calculator.
Vincent E Dimiceli*, Oral Roberts University
(950N1942)

2:00 p.m.
When Equalities are not Equal: Mathematical Precision in Teaching, Texts, and Technology.
Michael J Bosse'*, Delaware State University
N. R Nandakumar, Delaware State University
(950N1681)

2:20 p.m.
Laptops in the Classroom.
James A Glackin*, United States Military Academy
Joseph D Myers, United States Military Academy
(950N1415)

2:40 p.m.
Preservice Middle School Mathematics Teacher's Visual Interpretation of Functions: The Effects of a Technologybased Capstone Mathematics Course.
Brandy S Jumper*, Texas Tech University
James A Epperson, Texas Tech University
Gary A Harris, Texas Tech University
(950N1587)

3:00 p.m.
The Graphing Calculator: A Tale of Significant Growth and of Cognitive Overload.
Mercedes A McGowen*, William Rainey Harper College
(950N11253)

3:20 p.m.
The handheld CAS in developmental algebra for college students.
Laurie B Hopkins*, Columbia College
Amelia S. Kinard, Columbia College
(950N1847)

3:40 p.m.
The effect of using graphing calculators on students' understanding functions and attitudes towards mathematics \& graphing calculators in Korean high school advanced algebra class.
OhNam Kwon*, Ewha Womans University
Minkyeong Kim, Ewha Womans University
(950N1470)

4:00 p.m.
Computer Algebra systems in the secondary mathematics curriculum.
Todd Edwards*, Ohio State University/Upper Arlington High School
(950N11257)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Open Discussion
College algebra reform.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U.S. Military Academy

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
If "less is more" in the K12 curriculum, then which "less" do we choose?
Organizers:
Richard D. Anderson, Louisiana State University
Panelists:
Andrew M. Gleason, Harvard University
Hyman Bass, Columbia University

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
School mathematics CDs from Singapore.
Organizers:
Richard A. Askey, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:20 p.m.1:45 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Four solutions in search of a problem.
J. Karel Lambert*, University of California, Irvine

Saturday January 22, 2000, 2:00 p.m.2:45 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
The logic of hyperimaginaries.
Bradd Hart*, McMaster University

Saturday January 22, 2000, 2:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on in Memory of GianCarlo Rota, VI
Organizers:
Richard P. Stanley, MIT rstan@math.mit.edu
Rodica Simion, The George Washington University simion@gwu.edu

2:00 p.m.
Analogies and Correspondences: Matroids on Graphs for $3\vert V\vert 6$.
Walter J. Whiteley*, York University
(95005699)

2:30 p.m.
Size Functions of SubgeometryClosed Classes of Representable Combinatorial Geometries.
Joseph E Bonin*, The George Washington University
Hongxun Qin, The George Washington University
(9500568)

3:00 p.m.
Hellytype theorems for matroid flats.
Daniel A Klain*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(95005434)

3:30 p.m.
Geometric Identities in Linear Lattices.
Catherine H Yan*, Texas A&M University
(95005580)

4:00 p.m.
The polymatroid critical problem.
Joseph P Kung*, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 762031430
(95005152)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 2:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Analytic Aspects of Jordan Theory, II
Organizers:
C. Martin Edwards, Oxford University martin.edwards@queens.oxford.ac.uk
Kevin McCrimmon, University of Virginia kmm4m@virginia.edu
Bernard Russo, University of California, Irvine
Gottfried Ruettiman, University of Bern ruettim@mathstat.unibe.ch

2:00 p.m.
A new approach to representations of the Lorentz group on spinors.
Yaakov Friedman, Jerusalem College of Technology
Bernard Russo*, University of California,Irvine
(95017265)

3:00 p.m.
JB*triples with many dual ball extreme points.
L. J. Bunce*, University of Reading
(95046590)

3:40 p.m.
On the Zelmanovian classification of prime JB*triples.
Antonio Moreno Galindo*, Universidad de Granada
Angel Rodriguez Palacios, Universidad de Granada
(95046666)

4:20 p.m.
Spectrum Preserving Maps on JB*triples.
Matthew P Neal*, University of California, Irvine
(95017273)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Complex Hyperbolic Geometry and Conformal Geometry of the Heisenberg Group, III
Organizers:
William M. Goldman, University of Maryland wmg@math.umd.edu
Hanna M. Sandler, American University sandler@american.edu
Richard Schwartz, University of Maryland res@math.umd.edu

2:00 p.m.
A Loop Structure on the Complex Hyperbolic Plane.
Michael K Kinyon*, Indiana University South Bend
(9502051)

2:30 p.m.
Complex hyperbolic surfaces with free fundamental groups.
Nikolai Gusevskii*, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
(95053729)

3:00 p.m.
Rigidity and flexibility of triangle groups in complex hyperbolic geometry.
Elisha Falbel*, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie
(95022256)

3:30 p.m.
Moduli space for the modular group.
John R Parker*, University of Durham
(95022253)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AWM Presentations by Recent Women Ph.D.s, II

2:00 p.m.
Construction of Orthonormal Wavelets in n Dimensions.
Jennifer Courter*, The Colorado College

2:30 p.m.
Pattern Recognition in Gene Expression.
Laurie J. Heyer*, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

3:00 p.m.
Uniqueness of Symmetric Vortex Solutions in the GinzburgLandau Model of Superconductivity.
Tiziana Giorgi*, Towson University

3:30 p.m.
A categorical approach to the study of selfdual codes.
Judy L. Walker*, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Saturday January 22, 2000, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
The RiemannHilbert Problem and Integrable Systems.
Alexander R. Its*, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis
(9503406)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.
Association for Research on Undergraduate Mathematics Education Contributed Papers, II
Organizers:
Julie Clark, Emory and Henry College jmclark@ehc.edu
M. Kathleen Heid, Pennsylvania State University
Rina Zazkis, Simon Fraser University rina_zazkis@sfu.ca

2:30 p.m.
Proof Schemes of AboveAverage Mathematics Students.
Mary K Porter*, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN
David L Housman, Goshen College
(950D11003)

2:45 p.m.
The NCTM Standards from an Axiological Perspective.
Michael J Bosse'*, Delaware State University
(950D1409)

3:00 p.m.
A case study of a small group's dynamics during discussions and negotiations in an upper division discovery style spherical geometry class.
Libby Krussel*, The University of Montana  Missoula, MT
(950D1816)

3:15 p.m.
Using portfolio in Modern Geometry classroom.
Draga Vidakovic*, Georgia State University
(950D1999)

3:30 p.m.
A Study of Iconic Translation in Undergraduates' Interpretation of Graphs.
Nell K. Rayburn*, Austin Peay State University
Margaret L. Morrow, Plattsburgh SUNY
Rick Seaman, University of Regina
(950D11051)

3:45 p.m.
Theoretical Considerations On Incorporating Technology Into Multivariable Calculus.
Karen D King*, Michigan State University
(950D1906)

4:00 p.m.
A Study in Applying Covariational Reasoning While Modeling Dynamic Events.
Marilyn P. Carlson*, Arizona State University
(950D11017)

4:15 p.m.
Students' Understanding of Linear Modeling in a College Mathematical Modeling Course.
Susie M Lanier*, Georgia Southern University
(950D1367)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Special Event
Presentation for chairs of mathematics departments in comprehensive universities, fouryear liberal arts, and twoyear colleges.
Organizers:
Gerald L. Alexanderson, Santa Clara University

Saturday January 22, 2000, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Doctoral programs in mathematics educationResults from a national conference.
Presenters:
Robert Reys, University of Missouri
James T. Fey, University of Maryland, College Park

Saturday January 22, 2000, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Mathematics across the curriculum projects.
Organizers:
Frank Giordano, COMAP, Inc.
Presenters:
Dorothy I. Wallace, Dartmouth College
Dennis DeTurck, University of Pennsylvania
Mark H. Holmes, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Alan C. Tucker, SUNY at Stony Brook
Steven R. Dunbar, University of Nebraska
Benny D. Evans, Oklahoma State University
Daniel P. Maki, Indiana University
Chris Arney, U.S. Military Academy
James H. Lightbourne, NSF
Elizabeth J. Teles, NSF
Lee Zia, NSF

Saturday January 22, 2000, 3:00 p.m.3:45 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
L. E. J. Brouwer: How mathematics is rooted in life.
Dirk van Dalen*, Utrecht University

Saturday January 22, 2000, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part B
Teaching with webbased interactive modular materials.
Organizers:
David A. Smith, Duke University
Lawrence C. Moore, Duke University

Saturday January 22, 2000, 4:10 p.m.6:10 p.m.
ASL Contributed Paper Session

Saturday January 22, 2000, 7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Dinner in Honor of Retiring MAA Executive Director, Marcia P. Sward
Sunday January 23, 2000
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