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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
Thursday January 20, 2000

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

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

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

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

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

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

9:00 a.m.
Discussion

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3:00 p.m.
Discussion

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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