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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
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
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