Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Day
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:10:08
Program 
Deadlines 
Inquiries: meet@ams.org
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
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
MAA Online
Inquiries: meet@ams.org