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1999 Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Antonio, TX, January 1316, 1999
Meeting #939
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
Monday January 11, 1999
Tuesday January 12, 1999

Tuesday January 12, 1999, 8:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
MAA Board of Governors

Tuesday January 12, 1999, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Short Course on Nonlinear Control
Organizers:
H\'ector J. Sussmann, Rutgers University
Kevin Grasse, University of Oklahoma

Tuesday January 12, 1999, 9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Short Course on Mathematics in Finance
Organizers:
Robert F. Almgren, University of Chicago

Tuesday January 12, 1999, 1:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS Council

Tuesday January 12, 1999, 3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Tuesday January 12, 1999, 5:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Mathchats and Graduate Student Reception
Wednesday January 13, 1999

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Mathematical Sciences Employment Register Registration
Open for receipt of all interview request forms (forms accepted between 9:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.; none accepted on Thursday or Friday).

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, I
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona, University of Texas at Austin
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara

8:00 a.m.
The IASPark City Mentoring Program for Women mathematicians.
ChuuLian Terng*, Northeastern University
Karen Uhlenbeck, University of Texas at Austin
(93998669)

8:30 a.m.
The EDGE for Women.
Sylvia T. Bozeman*, Spelman College
Rhonda Hughes, Bryn Mawr College
(939981054)

9:00 a.m.
The Eight Undergraduate Geometry Courses at Cornell.
David W. Henderson*, Cornell University
(93998666)

9:30 a.m.
Extending High School Geometry with Dynamic Software.
James R. King*, University of Washington
(93997708)

10:00 a.m.
Continuous Symmetry.
William H Barker, Bowdoin College
Roger E Howe*, Yale University
(93951704)

10:30 a.m.
Teaching geometry in the MASS program at Penn State.
Svetlana Katok*, The Pennsylvania State University
(93998540)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Model Theory and Its Applications, I
Organizers:
Anand Pillay, MSRI and University of Illinois, Urbana pillay@math.uiuc.edu

8:00 a.m.
Smooth stratification in the Pfaffian closure of an ominimal structure.
JeanMaire Lion, Universite de Bourgogne
Patrick U Speissegger*, University of Toronto
(93914587)

8:30 a.m.
Complexity of the Complement of a SubPfaffian Set.
Andrei Gabrielov*, Purdue University
(93903359)

9:00 a.m.
Hardy fields of arbitrary models of polynomially bounded plus exp.
Salma Kuhlmann*, University of Saskatchewan at Saskatoon
FranzViktor Kuhlmann, University of Saskatchewan at Saskatoon
(93903477)

9:30 a.m.
A remark on linear differential operators over the differential field of logarithmicexponential series.
Lou Van den Dries*, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
(93913533)

10:00 a.m.
Weakly ominimal structures: a brief survey.
Charles I. Steinhorn*, Vassar College
(93903905)

10:30 a.m.
"Complex Analysis" over ominimal fields.
Sergei Starchenko*, University of Notre Dame
(93903737)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Banach Spaces of Holomorphic Functions and Operators on These Spaces, I
Organizers:
Benjamin A. Lotto, Vassar College belotto@vassar.edu
Pamela B. Gorkin, Bucknell University pgorkin@bucknell.edu

8:00 a.m.
Curves in $C^2$.
John Wermer*, Brown University
(9393225)

8:30 a.m.
Pure Subnormal Operators have Cyclic Adjoints.
Nathan S Feldman*, Michigan State University
(93947151)

9:00 a.m.
Operators determining the norm topology.
Krzysztof Jarosz*, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
(93946157)

9:30 a.m.
Banach Spaces of Fourier Series .
Scott F Saccone*, University of MissouriColumbia
(93946801)

10:00 a.m.
Function Theory on Model Spaces.
Tavan T Trent*, University of Alabama
(93947173)

10:30 a.m.
Interpolation bodies for a finite Riemann surface.
Brian J. Cole*, Brown University
(93930218)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra, I
Organizers:
Scott Thomas Chapman, Trinity University schapman@trinity.edu

8:00 a.m.
Mori domains of integervalued polynomials.
PaulJean Cahen, Universite d'Aix Marseille III
Stefania Gabelli, Univ. di Roma I
Evan Houston*, Univ. of North Carolina at Charlotte
(93913322)

8:30 a.m.
PvMD's and integervalued polynomials.
PaulJean Cahen, Universite d'AixMarseille lll
Alan Loper*, Ohio State University  Newark
Francesca Tartarone, Universita "La Sapienza"
(93913487)

9:00 a.m.
Interpolation Domains.
PaulJean Cahen, Univ. d' AixMarseille III, France
JeanLuc Chabert, Univ. de Picardie, France
Sophie Frisch*, Technische Universität Graz, Austria
(93913532)

9:30 a.m.
Interpolation subsets.
PaulJean Cahen*, Universit\'e d'Aix Marseille III
JeanLuc Chabert, Universit\'e de Picardie
Sophie Frisch, Graz Technical University
(93913463)

10:00 a.m.
IntegerValued Polynomials on a Subset and Pr\"ufer Domains .
JeanLuc Chabert*, Universit\'e de Picardie
Alan Loper, Ohio State University
(93913367)

10:30 a.m.
Nagata Transform and Localizing Systems.
Marco Fontana*, Universit\'a degli Studi, Rome III
Nicolae Popescu, Acad\'emie de Roumanie
(93913687)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Combinatorial Topology, I
Organizers:
Laura M. Anderson, Texas A \& M University laura.anderson@math.tamu.edu
Jonathan P. McCammond, Texas A \& M University jon.mccammond@math.tamu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Which Artin groups are $3$manifold groups?
Susan M. Hermiller, University of Nebraska
John Meier*, Lafayette College
(93920593)

8:30 a.m.
Automorphisms of automorphism groups of free groups.
Martin R Bridson, University of Oxford
Karen Vogtmann*, Cornell University
(939201026)

9:00 a.m.
Eigenvalues of combinatorial Laplacians.
Art Duval*, University of Texas at El Paso
Victor Reiner, University of Minnesota
(93905784)

9:30 a.m.
Fundamental groups of blowups of Coxeter arrangements.
Tadeusz Januszkiewicz, University of Wroclaw
Richard Scott*, Santa Clara University
(93957881)

10:00 a.m.
Rigidity of RightAngled Coxeter Groups.
David G Radcliffe*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(9392058)

10:30 a.m.
Topological invariants of deduction in algebra.
Nikolai E. Mnev*, POMI, St.Petersburg
(93918824)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The Functional and Harmonic Analysis of Wavelets, I
Organizers:
Lawrence W. Baggett, University of Colorado baggett@euclid.colorado.edu
David R. Larson, Texas A \& M University larson@math.tamu.edu

8:00 a.m.
A mathematical framework for tensor image processing.
Akram Aldroubi*, Vanderbilt University
Peter Basser, National Institutes of Health
(9394654)

8:30 a.m.
Density and Redundancy for WeylHeisenberg Superframes.
Radu V Balan*, IMAIBM
(93942401)

9:00 a.m.
Single orthonormal wavelets in ddimensions.
John J. Benedetto*, University of Maryland at College Park
Manuel Leon, University of Maryland at College Park
(93942191)

9:30 a.m.
The Classification of Tight WeylHeisenberg Frames.
Peter G Casazza*, University of Missouri
Ole Christensen, Mathematical Institute, Technical University of Denmark
(93946115)

10:00 a.m.
Construction of Dilationd Wavelets.
Jennifer E Courter*, University of Colorado
(93943867)

10:30 a.m.
Quantization of redundant expansions: the special case of oversampled bandlimited functions.
Ingrid Daubechies*, Princeton University
(93942529)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Models and Difference Equations, I
Organizers:
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island gladas@math.uri.edu

8:00 a.m.
Stochastic and Deterministic Discrete AgeStructured Models.
Linda J. S. Allen*, Texas Tech University
Garry L. Block, Texas Tech University
(93939723)

8:30 a.m.
Lyapunov functions for discrete population models.
J. M. Cushing*, University of Arizona
(93992658)

9:00 a.m.
Multiple Attractors and Resonance in PeriodicallyForced Discrete Models.
Shandelle M Henson*, University of Arizona
(93939794)

9:30 a.m.
Extinction, Weak Extinction, and Persistence in a Discrete, Competitive LotkaVolterra Model .
David M. Chan*, North Carolina State University
John E. Franke, North Carolina State University
(93992122)

10:00 a.m.
Competition and Predation in SizeStructured Discrete Models.
AbdulAziz Yakubu*, Howard University
(93939109)

10:30 a.m.
Discrete Models of LotkaVolterra Type.
Saber N Elaydi*, Trinity University
Pingzhou Liu, Flinders University
(93939585)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Developments in Differential Geometry, I
Organizers:
HuaiDong Cao, Texas A \& M University cao@math.tamu.edu
Jian Zhou, Texas A \& M University zhou@math.tamu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Triunduloids: embedded constantmeancurvature surfaces with three ends.
John M Sullivan*, Univ. of Illinois
Rob Kusner, Univ. of Massachusetts
Karsten GrosseBrauckmann, Uni. Bonn
(93953400)

8:30 a.m.
Noncommutative GelfandFuks Cohomology and Foliations.
Jerry M Lodder*, New Mexico State University
(93957685)

9:00 a.m.
Symplectic 4manifolds with torsion canonical class.
TianJun Li*, Yale University
AiKo Liu, MIT
(93957812)

9:30 a.m.
Complex ASD connections and trholomorphic curves.
Jingyi Chen*, UBC and MIT
(93953835)

10:00 a.m.
Singular Lagrangian fibrations.
NaiChung Conan Leung, University of Minnesota
Margaret F Symington*, University of Texas
(93953954)

10:30 a.m.
Special Lagrangian Tori on a BorceaVoisin Threefold.
Peng Lu*, University of Minnesota
(939581201)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Singularities in Algebraic and Analytic Geometry, I
Organizers:
Caroline Grant Melles, U.S. Naval Academy cgg@nadn.navy.mil
Ruth I. Michler, University of North Texas michler@unt.edu

8:00 a.m.
Isolated hypersurface singularities with ``large'' torsion module of differentials.
Ruth I. Michler*, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 762035116
(939141169)

8:30 a.m.
Berger's Conjecture: A problem in which algebraic geoemetry, commutative algebra, and Hochschild homology meet.
Sue Geller*, Texas A&M University
(93913763)

9:00 a.m.
Weighted ChernMather classes and Milnor classes.
Paolo Aluffi*, Florida State University
(93914715)

9:30 a.m.
Graph Manifolds for Algebraic Plane Curves.
Eriko Hironaka*, Florida State University
(93914747)

10:00 a.m.
Cohomology of the link of a suface singularity in positive characteristic.
Aise J de Jong*, MIT
(939141037)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part A
Mathematics, calculus, and modeling using the TI92.
Organizers:
Phoebe T. Judson, Trinity University
William C. Bauldry, Appalachian State University
Richard D. West, U. S. Military Academy

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part A
Developing materials for liberal arts mathematics that use elementary graph theory and emphasize applications to everyday experience.
Organizers:
Helen Christensen, Loyola University

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part A
The mathematics of the perfect shuffle.
Organizers:
S. Brent Morris, National Security Agency

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.8:55 a.m.
AMS Session on the History of Mathematics

8:00 a.m.
Dynamic Visualizations of Historical Arguments Using The Geometers' Sketchpad.
Martin E. Flashman*, Humboldt State University
(9390143)

8:15 a.m.
Famous trails to Paul Erd\H os: Distances in the collaboration graph are small.
Jerrold W. Grossman*, Oakland University
Rodrigo De Castro, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
(93901584)

8:30 a.m.
Hardy and Ramanujan.
Baikunth P. Ambasht*, Bokaro Steel City, India
Jamuna P. Ambasht, Benedict College
Sanjay Tiwari, Gaya, India
(93901759)

8:45 a.m.
Pi Expressed in Terms of Nested Radicals of 2.
Kanagarajah Prabaharan*, Southern University, Baton Rouge
(939001012)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, I

8:00 a.m.
On the Extensions of Eratosthenes' Sieve.
Bao Qi Feng*, Kent State University
Dong Ning Zhao, Arlington, VA
(9391134)

8:15 a.m.
A Problem of Continued Fractions on Hausdorff Dimension.
Shiojenn Tseng*, TamKang University
JyhChing Liang, LeeMing Institute of Technology
(93911188)

8:30 a.m.
An extension of Brauer and Shockley's algorithm to solve the Problem of Frobenius.
Robert W. Owens*, Lewis and Clark College
(93911190)

8:45 a.m.
Reciprocity Equivalence and Witt Equivalence.
Thomas C. Palfrey*, Xavier University of LA
(93911310)

9:00 a.m.
Theta Functions of Quadratic Forms.
Olav K. Richter*, University of Califnornia, San Diego
(93911455)

9:15 a.m.
Targeted Searches for Number Fields with Prescribed Ramification.
John W Jones*, Arizona State University
David P Roberts, Rutgers University
(93911488)

9:30 a.m.
Highaccuracy numerical estimates of Stieltjes constants and multiple zeta (Euler/Zagier) sums.
Rick Kreminski*, Dept of Mathematics, Texas A & M University  Commerce
(93911536)

9:45 a.m.
On the mean value of an analogue of the Dedekind sum.
Jeffrey L Meyer*, Syracuse University
(93911604)

10:00 a.m.
Generalized Kloosterman Sums over the Ring of Integers modulo $2^r$.
Michelle R DeDeo*, Univ. of North Florida
(93911621)

10:15 a.m.
Jacobi forms over number fields.
Howard J. Skogman*, UCSD
(93911639)

10:30 a.m.
On the nonasymptotic prime number distribution.
Libomir Alexandrov*, Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy
(9391183)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
AMS Session on Numerical Analysis

8:00 a.m.
The method of scaling factors for nonuniform fast Fourier transforms.
Nhu To N. Nguyen*, UTEP
Qing Huo Q. H. Liu, NMSU
(93965149)

8:15 a.m.
A New Concurrent Iterative Method in Solving Symmetric Tridiagonal Eigenvalue Problems.
Qingchuan Yao*, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford
(93965180)

8:30 a.m.
A Josephson Junction in the High Kappa, High Field Setting.
Qiang Du, Hong Kong Univ. of Science and Technology
Joan Remski*, University of MichiganDearborn
(93965189)

8:45 a.m.
Future Polynomial Regularization of OneSmoothing IllPosed Volterra Problems.
Aaron C. Cinzori*, Allegheny College
Patricia K. Lamm, Michigan State University
(93965619)

9:00 a.m.
The Numerical Solution of Mechanical Systems using Outer Inverses.
Dan I. Coroian*, IndianaPurdue University at Fort Wayne
(93965647)

9:15 a.m.
An Efficient High Order Algorithms for Solving ReactionDiffusion Equations .
Lilun Cao, Mississippi State University
Jianping Zhu*, Mississippi State University
(93965696)

9:30 a.m.
Convergence properties of Heron" recursive algorithm for roots.
Constantine E Georgakis*, DePaul University
(93965808)

9:45 a.m.
Particle Modeling of Liquid Drop Evaporation.
Mark S Korlie*, Montclair State University
(93965958)

10:00 a.m.
A Collocation Method for Solving the Exterior Neumann Problem.
Sanda Micula*, Western Oregon University
(93965965)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.9:55 a.m.
MAA Session on The Use of Technology in Teaching Abstract Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Douglas E. Ensley, Shippensburg University deensl@ark.ship.edu

8:00 a.m.
Using Mathematica to explore abstract algebra.
Allen C Hibbard*, Central College
(939A1531)

8:15 a.m.
Using Mathematica to Explore Finite Semirings.
Francisco E Alarcon*, IUP
(939A1764)

8:30 a.m.
Teaching Group Theory Using "Geometry ScketchPad" and "Mathematica".
May C Abboud*, Lebanese American University
(939A1677)

8:45 a.m.
WebBased Linear Algebra Modules for use with Maple or Mathematica.
Stephanie A. Fitchett*, Duke University
Lawrence C. Moore, Duke University
David A. Smith, Duke University
(939A11035)

9:00 a.m.
Visualizing Concepts in a Complex Variables Course.
Paul E Fishback*, Grand Valley State University
(939A11091)

9:15 a.m.
Programming Projects with Mathematica.
Kevin F McDougal*, University of WisconsinOshkosh
(939A11041)

9:30 a.m.
Cryptography, Number Theory, and {\tt Maple} in the Classroom.
Gregory P. Dresden*, Washington & Lee Univ.
(939A1846)

9:45 a.m.
Some Uses of {\it ISETL} and {\it Excel} in Abstract Algebra.
Robert S. Smith*, Miami University
(939A1892)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
MAA Session on Quantitative Literacy, I
Organizers:
Barbara A. Jur, Macomb Community College jur@macomb.cc.mi.us
Richard A. Gillman, Valparaiso University
Jimmy L. Solomon, Georgia Southern University
Allen E. Pulsion, College of Science and Technology
Linda R. Sons, Northern Illinois University

8:00 a.m.
The Quantitative Reasoning Program at DePauw University: Nearly Twenty Years of Experience.
Janet E. Teeguarden*, DePauw University
(939B11219)

8:15 a.m.
Piloting a Quantitative Literacy Course at a Liberal Arts Institution: Pedagogical Issues, Interesting Projects, and Assessment Criteria.
Thomas G. Wangler*, Benedictine University
(939B11228)

8:30 a.m.
Incorporating QL widely into the curriculum.
Barry Schiller*, Rhode Island College
(939B1387)

8:45 a.m.
A Precalculus Quantitative Reasoning Course for Liberal Arts Students .
William L. Briggs*, University of Colorado
Jeffrey O. Bennett, University of Colorado at BOulder
(939B1418)

9:00 a.m.
Helping Students Take Responsibility for Their Learning.
Todd M Swanson*, Hope College
(939B1998)

9:15 a.m.
Motivating Quantitative Literacy.
Shandy Hauk*, Chapman University
(939B1410)

9:30 a.m.
Precalculus: Labs and Literacy.
Kate G. McGivney*, University of Arizona
Deborah Hughes Hallett, University of Arizona
(939B1278)

9:45 a.m.
An AwardWinning Quantitative Literacy Course.
James R. Smith*, Appalachian State University
Holly Peters Hirst, Appalachian State University
(939B11210)

10:00 a.m.
Connecting Science and Mathematics General Education Courses  One Approach to Quantitative Literacy.
Janet L. Andersen*, Hope College
(939B1551)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Teaching Statistics: Teaching the Reasoning and New Technological Tools, I
Organizers:
Dexter C. Whittinghill, Rowan University whittinghill@rowan.edu
Franklin A. Wattenberg, National Science Foundation
Mary R. Parker, Austin Community College
Donald L. Bentley, Pomona College

8:00 a.m.
Introduction by Dexter C. Whittinghill.

8:05 a.m.
Computer Power for Your Statistics Calculator.
Bill Johnston*, Centre College
(939C1210)

8:25 a.m.
Making Connections in Elementary Statistics.
Tena Long Golding*, Southeasten Louisiana University
(939C1862)

8:40 a.m.
Integrating the TI83 Into An Introductory Statistics Course.
Emmett C. Dennis*, Dillard University
(939C1535)

8:55 a.m.
Modeling Binomial and Multinomial Experiments Using Virtual Coins and Virtual Dice on the TI83 Calculator.
Gerald Busald*, San Antonio College
(939C1563)

9:10 a.m.
Testing of hypothesis on population mean and proportion using TI83 calculator.
Sivanandan Balakumar*, Lincoln University
(939C1497)

9:25 a.m.
Understanding Type I and Type II Errors.
Penelope H. Dunham*, Muhlenberg College
(939C1600)

9:45 a.m.
Use data in stock market to do a project in linear regression on TI82.
Wenyao Zhang*, Union County College
(939C1354)

10:00 a.m.
Tuneful Residuals from Opus CBL.
Judy S O'Neal*, North Georgia College & State University Dahlonega, GA 30597
(939C1992)

10:20 a.m.
An Experiment in Teaching Introductory Statistics.
Patricia B Humphrey*, Georgia Southern University
(939C1491)

10:35 a.m.
Effect of calculator technology on student learning in an introductory statistics course.
Linda Brant Collins*, University of Texas at San Antonio
Kathleen Cage Mittag, University of Texas at San Antonio
(939C1506)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:35 a.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Competitions, I
Organizers:
Harold B. Reiter, University of North Carolina at Charlotte hbreiter@email.uncc.edu
Stephen B. Maurer, Swarthmore College
William P. Fox, U. S. Military Academy
Susan Schwartz Wildstrom, Walt Whitman High School, Bethesda, MD

8:00 a.m.
Conducting a MATHCOUNTS Coaching Workshop.
Roy Barnes, Arkansas Department of Education
Ralph S. Butcher*, University of Central Arkansas
Jo Ann Royster, University of Central Arkansas
Xiaoshen Wang, University of Central Arkansas
(939D1485)

8:20 a.m.
The U.S.A. Mathematical Talent Search.
Gene A Berg*, National Security Agency
(939D1100)

8:40 a.m.
The Michigan Mathematics Competition (MMPC).
Ruth G. Favro*, Lawrence Technological University
(939D1973)

9:00 a.m.
The Little Hawkeye Mathematics Contest.
Alexander F Kleiner*, Drake University
(939D1358)

9:20 a.m.
Texas UIL Mathematics Contest.
Donald P Skow*, University of TexasPan American
(939D1959)

9:40 a.m.
Math Tournaments  Hosts and Competitors Views.
Brenda S Carter, Georgia Southern University
David R Stone*, Georgia Southern University
(939D1877)

10:00 a.m.
Alfred University's High School Competition.
Roger H. Moritz, Alfred University
Robert C. Williams*, Alfred University
(939D1423)

10:20 a.m.
The Bay Area Mathematical Olympiad and Math Circles Project.
Paul A Zeitz*, University of San Francisco
(939D1717)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Committee on the Profession Panel Discussion
A dean's view of mathematics departments.
Organizers:
Bernard L. Madison, University of Arkansas
David J. Lutzer, College of William \& Mary
Panelists:
Sheryl SmithKappus, Collin County Community College District, McKinney, TX
Mary Ann Rankin, University of Texas at Austin
Jane L. Winer, Texas Tech University
Moderators:
Bernard L. Madison,

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Special Presentation
The use of history in the teaching of mathematics.
Organizers:
Florence Fasanelli, CollegeUniversity Resource Institute
V. Frederick Rickey, U. S. Military Academy
Presenters:
Robin Wilson, The Open University
Ed Sandifer, Western Connecticut State University
V. Frederick Rickey,
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia
Shirley B. Gray, California State University Los Angeles

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Development of Electronic Communications in Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Alfonso Castro, University of Texas at San Antonio acastro@utsa.edu
Rafael De La Llave, University of Texas at Austin llave@math.utexas.edu

8:30 a.m.
Competition and cooperation: Libraries and publishers in the transition to electronic scholarly journals.
Andrew Odlyzko*, AT&T Labs  Research
(93900676)

9:00 a.m.
Electronic Journal Publishing at SIAM .
James M. Crowley*, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
(93999701)

9:30 a.m.
To the new era of electronic communication with ERAAMS.
Svetlana Katok*, The Pennsylvania State University
(93999542)

10:00 a.m.
Software for Math on the Web: An Editor's View of an April Fools' Day Prank.
Henry A Warchall*, University of North Texas
(93900203)

10:30 a.m.
Electronic Delivery and Publishing of Conference Abstracts.
Elliott Pearl*, Ohio University
John Schommer, University of Tennessee at Martin
Dmitri Shakhmatov, Ehime University
Stephen Watson, York University
(939001183)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Hamiltonian Mechanics: Applications to Celestial Mechanics and Chemistry, I
Organizers:
Michael K. Rudnev, The University of Texas at Austin mru@math.utexas.edu
Stephen R. Wiggins, California Institute of Technology wiggins@cds.caltech.edu

8:30 a.m.
Bifurcation and cantorus analysis of quantizing structures in molecular spectra.
Michael E. Kellman*, University of Oregon
(939701147)

9:00 a.m.
Two examples of the appearence of complex trajectories in semiclassical estimates.
Alejandro Uribe*, University of Michigan
(939811168)

9:30 a.m.
A Global Analysis of the Bifurcations of Periodic Orbits with the Hénon Map as an Example.
Charles Jaffé*, West Virginia Univesity
Masa Tsuchiya, Cornell Uiversity
(939701162)

10:00 a.m.
Periodic orbit analysis of quantum spectra of atoms and molecules.
Gregory S Ezra*, Cornell University
(93981266)

10:30 a.m.
Two conjectures of G. D. Birkhoff.
Kenneth R Meyer*, University of Cincinnati
(93934385)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics Education and Mistaken Philosophies of Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Saunders Mac Lane, University of Chicago saunders@math.uchicago.edu
Richard A. Askey, University of WisconsinMadison askey@math.wisc.edu

9:00 a.m.
Mathematics as illustrated in textbooks.
Richard Askey*, Univ. of WisconsinMadison
(93997721)

9:30 a.m.
What is (school) mathematics, really?
Anthony D. Gardiner*, University of Birmingham
(93997879)

10:00 a.m.
Some contradictions of education reform.
Owen Thomas*, Columbus, OH
(93998896)

10:30 a.m.
Mistaken philosophies in teaching linear algebra.
Seymour Lipschutz*, Temple University
(93998111)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.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
Presenters:
Saeed Ghahramani, Towson University
Catherine M. Murphy, Purdue University Calumet
A. Wayne Roberts, Macalester College

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Geometry of soliton equations.
ChuuLian Terng*, Northeastern University
(93953548)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Phase Transitions in Probability Theory and Computer Science.
Jennifer T. Chayes*, Microsoft Research
(93982956)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Books Sales and Exhibits

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture I
Symplectic geometry from a dynamical systems point of view: {I}.
Helmut H. Hofer*, Courant Institute
(93958494)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
Extending and generalizing the Pascal Triangle: An interplay of algebra and geometry.
Jean Pedersen*, Santa Clara University
(9390509)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, II
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona, University of Texas at Austin
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara

2:15 p.m.
Changes in Methods for Examining Gender Bias.
Jere Confrey*, University of Texas at Austin
Catherine Good, The University of Texas at Austin
(939981015)

2:45 p.m.
Why the Caged Bird Sings: Some challenges and opportunities in the life of a mathematician.
Carolyn R Mahoney*, CSU San Marcos
(93998865)

3:15 p.m.
The REACH Program: A Summer Program in Mathematics and Computer Science for Academically Talented Students.
Vernise Y. Steadman*, University of the District of Columbia
(939971006)

3:45 p.m.
The crisis in urban public school mathematics: What should college mathematics departments do?
Robert W. Case*, Northeastern University
(939971080)

4:15 p.m.
The MathScience Honors Program at Arizona State University.
Joaquin Bustoz*, Arizona State University
Millie M. Trotter, Arizona State University
Erica R. Gonzalez, Arizona State University
Kristie Harris, South Mountain High School
Jennifer Tom, Humanities and Sciences Institute
(93997722)

4:45 p.m.
Creating Successful Outcomes in the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics and Statistics for High School Teachers and Students from the InnerCity of Detroit: Beating the Odds .
Martha B Aliaga*, The University of Michigan
(93997803)

5:15 p.m.
Enlarging the Pool of Black Mathematics Ph.D.s: What We Are Learning at the University of Maryland.
Duane A. Cooper*, University of Maryland
(93998163)

5:45 p.m.
Vitality of Some Very Old Ideas.
Arnold E. Ross, Ohio State University
Glenn Stevens*, Boston University
(93997850)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Model Theory and Its Applications, II
Organizers:
Anand Pillay, MSRI and University of Illinois, Urbana pillay@math.uiuc.edu

2:15 p.m.
Implicit function theorems on a free group and Tarski's problems.
Olga Kharlampovich*, Dept. of Math. and Stat., McGill University, Montreal, Canada
(93920777)

2:45 p.m.
Model Theory of $L_1$spaces.
C. Ward Henson*, Univ. of Illinois
(93903413)

3:15 p.m.
Pureglobal dimensions of modules and their modeltheoretic content .
Philipp S Rothmaler*, University of Illinois
(93903655)

3:45 p.m.
Break.

4:15 p.m.
Local uniformization and the model theory of valued fields in positive characteristic.
FranzViktor Kuhlmann*, University of Saskatchewan at Saskatoon
(93903440)

4:45 p.m.
A New Proof to the New Intersection Theorem.
Hans Schoutens*, Wesleyan University
(93903434)

5:15 p.m.
Elimination of imaginaries in algebraically closed valued fields.
Deirdre Haskell*, College of the Holy Cross
Ehud Hrushovski, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
H. D. Macpherson, University of Leeds
(93903336)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Banach Spaces of Holomorphic Functions and Operators on These Spaces, II
Organizers:
Benjamin A. Lotto, Vassar College
Pamela B. Gorkin, Bucknell University pgorkin@bucknell.edu

2:15 p.m.
The Berezin Transform on the Toeplitz Algebra.
Sheldon Axler*, San Francisco State University
Dechao Zheng, Vanderbilt University
(93947206)

2:45 p.m.
Toeplitz operators on Dirichlettype spaces.
Rick S. Chartrand*, University of California, Berkeley
(93947112)

3:15 p.m.
Zero products of Toeplitz operators on the Bergman space.
Patrick Ahern, University of WisconsinMadison
Zeljko Cuckovic*, University of Toledo
(93947133)

3:45 p.m.
Compact Toeplitz Operators on Bergman and Fock Spaces.
Karel Stroethoff*, University of Montana
(93947208)

4:15 p.m.
Informal problem session.

4:45 p.m.
Sampling, interpolation, and zero sets for the Bergman space.
Daniel H Luecking*, University of Arkansas
(93930161)

5:15 p.m.
Essentially commuting Toeplitz operators.
Pamela Gorkin, Bucknell University
Dechao Zheng*, Vanderbilt University
(9394766)

5:45 p.m.
Hypercyclic operators that commute with the Bergman backward shift.
Paul S Bourdon, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, VA 24450
Joel H Shapiro*, Michigan State University
(93947132)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.5:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra, II
Organizers:
Scott Thomas Chapman, Trinity University schapman@trinity.edu

2:15 p.m.
Kronecker function rings and generalized integral closures.
Franz HalterKoch*, KarlFranzensUniversit\"atGraz
(93913467)

2:45 p.m.
Nagata's Theorem for the class group, II.
Stefania Gabelli*, University of Rome, ``La Sapienza''
(93913629)

3:15 p.m.
On Mockor's Question.
Byung Gyun Kang*, Pohang Institute of Science and Technology
MiHee Park, Pohang Institute of Science and Technology
(93913689)

3:45 p.m.
Finite Conductor Conditions in Localizations of Polynomial Rings.
Sarah Glaz*, The University of Connecticut
(93913550)

4:15 p.m.
Relative Ideals, Duals and Symmetry.
Kurt D Herzinger*, U.S. Air Force Academy
(93913469)

4:45 p.m.
The canonical module of a onedimensional reduced local ring.
Marco D'Anna*, Università di Catania
(93913686)

5:15 p.m.
Analytically Unramified Onedimensional Semilocal Rings and their Value Semigroups.
Valentina Barucci*, Università di Roma "La Sapienza"
Marco D'Anna, Università di Catania
Ralf Froberg, Stockholms Universitet
(93913674)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Combinatorial Topology, II
Organizers:
Laura M. Anderson, Texas A \& M University laura.anderson@math.tamu.edu
Jonathan P. McCammond, Texas A \& M University jon.mccammond@math.tamu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Morse Theory and Evasiveness.
Robin Forman*, Rice University
(93905709)

2:45 p.m.
Combinatorics of topological posets.
Rade T. \v Zivaljevi\' c*, Mathematics Institute SANU, Belgrade University
(93955578)

3:15 p.m.
Mod 2 Cohomology of the Combinatorial Grassmannians.
Laura Anderson, Texas A & M University
James F Davis*, Indiana University
(939551194)

3:45 p.m.
Tame combings, quasigeodesics, and almost convexity for groups.
Susan Hermiller*, University of Nebraska Lincoln
John Meier, Lafayette College
(93920204)

4:15 p.m.
The coherence and quasiconvexity of Coxeter groups.
Jonathan P McCammond*, Texas A&M University
Daniel T Wise, Cornell University
(93920778)

4:45 p.m.
On Betti numbers of quotients of order complexes of certain sublattices of a partition lattice by the action of the symmetric group.
Dmitry N Kozlov*, Institute for Advanced Study
(93905836)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Development of Electronic Communications in Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Alfonso Castro, University of Texas at San Antonio acastro@utsa.edu
Rafael De La Llave, University of Texas at Austin llave@math.utexas.edu

2:15 p.m.
The role of eprint servers in electronic communication.
David R Morrison*, Duke University
(93900893)

2:45 p.m.
The Banach space archive and list.
Dale E. Alspach*, Oklahoma State University
(93901579)

3:15 p.m.
Electronic communication: Experience with MP\_ARC and MPEJ.
Hans A Koch*, The University of Texas at Austin
(939991140)

3:45 p.m.
Free electronic Journals.
Gregory F. Lawler*, Duke University
(939001225)

4:15 p.m.
Open discussion.

4:45 p.m.
Summary and conclusions.
Alfonso Castro, Univ. of Texas at San Antoni
Rafael de la Llave*, Univ. of Texas at Austin
(939001156)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Functional and Harmonic Analysis of Wavelets, II
Organizers:
Lawrence W. Baggett, University of Colorado baggett@euclid.colorado.edu
David R. Larson, Texas A \& M University larson@math.tamu.edu

2:15 p.m.
An operatortheoretic approach to wavelets using the Feynman path integral.
Brian De Facio*, Professor
Gerald W Johnson, Professor
Michel Lapidus, Professor
(939461189)

2:45 p.m.
Frames in Hilbert spaces, Hilbert C*modules and C*algebras.
Michael Frank*, Dept. Math., Univ. Houston, Houston, TX 772043476, (return to: Univ. Leipzig, Math. Inst., 04109 Leipzig, Germany)
David R. Larson, Dept. Math., Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX 77843
(93946431)

3:15 p.m.
Sampling theory for certain Hilbert spaces of bandlimited functions.
JeanPierre Gabardo*, McMaster University
(93942920)

3:45 p.m.
Paraproducts, timefrequency analysis and operator theory.
John E. Gilbert*, The University of Texas at Austin
(93942598)

4:15 p.m.
On operatortheoretic interpolation of wavelets.
Xingde Dai, University of North Carolina
Qing Gu*, University of North Carolina
David R. Larson, Texas A&M University
(939461195)

4:45 p.m.
Characterization of low pass filters.
Vladimir T. Dobri{\'c}, Lehigh University
Richard F. Gundy*, Rutgers University
Pawel Hitczenko, North Carolina State University
(93942735)

5:15 p.m.
Frames, Bases and Group representations.
Deguang Han*, McMaster University
David R Larson, Texas A&M University
(939461105)

5:45 p.m.
Nonatomic von Neumann algebras and the wavelet connectivity problem.
Edward Azoff, UGA, Athens, GA
Eugen J Ionascu*, UGA, Athens
David R Larson, TAMU, TX
Carl M Pearcy, TAMU, TX
(93946439)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Models and Difference Equations, II
Organizers:
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island gladas@math.uri.edu

2:15 p.m.
Effects of Temporal Heterogeniety in the BaumolWolff Productivity Growth Model.
Hassan Sedaghat*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(93939277)

2:45 p.m.
Properties of a certain Lyness equation.
Catherine Darwen, Southern Illinois University
William T. Patula*, Southern Illinois University
(9393962)

3:15 p.m.
On the Behavior of Solutions of x(n+1) = a + x(n1)/x(n).
E. A. Grove*, University of Rhode Island
G. Ladas, University of Rhode Island
A. M. Amleh, University of Rhode Island
D. A. Georgiou, Democritus University of Thrace
(93939242)

3:45 p.m.
Global Stability of $x_{n+1}=\frac{A}{x_n^p}+\frac{1}{x_{n1}^{1/p}}$.
Richard C DeVault, Northwestern St. Univ. of LA
Lisa R Galminas*, Northwestern St. Univ. of LA
(93939105)

4:15 p.m.
On the Recursive Sequence x(n+1)=(Ax(n)+Bx(n1))/(Cx(n)+Dx(n1)) .
M. R. S. Kulenovic*, University of Rhode Island
G. Ladas, University of Rhode Island
W. Sizer, Moorhead State Universityd
(93939276)

4:45 p.m.
Global Behavior of a Nonlinear Second Order Difference Equation.
Vlajko L Kocic*, Xavier University of Louisiana
Donna Stutson, Xavier University of Louisiana
(93939492)

5:15 p.m.
On the nonautonomous equation x[n+1]=max{1/x[n],A[n]/x[n1]}.
William J. Briden, The University of R.I.
Edward A. Grove, The University of R.I.
Candace M. Kent*, Virginia Commonwealth University
Gerry Ladas, Kingston, RI
(93939768)

5:45 p.m.
Stability of solutions of systems of linear difference equations with almost periodic, near constant coefficients.
Alexei V. Bourd*, QUALCOMM, Inc.
(93939640)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.3:35 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Mathematics Education and Mistaken Philosophies of Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Saunders Mac Lane, University of Chicago saunders@math.uchicago.edu
Richard A. Askey, University of WisconsinMadison askey@math.wisc.edu

2:15 p.m.
Social constructivism as a philosophy of mathematics.
Saunders Mac Lane*, The University of Chicago
(93998110)

2:45 p.m.
How can the constructivist critique be used to make introduction to real analysis more accessible.
Bogdan M. Baishanski*, Ohio State University
(9399872)

3:15 p.m.
Between Platonism and constructivism: Is there a mathematics acquisition device?
Carl Winsl\o w*, Royal Dan. School of Ed. St.
(93900143)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.5:45 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Developments in Differential Geometry, II
Organizers:
HuaiDong Cao, Texas A \& M University cao@math.tamu.edu
Jian Zhou, Texas A \& M University zhou@math.tamu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Recent applications of global geometry to anomalies.
Daniel S. Freed*, University of Texas at Austin
(939581022)

2:45 p.m.
On Quantum de Rham Theory.
HuaiDong Cao*, Texas A&M University
Jian Zhou, Texas A&M University
(93953869)

3:15 p.m.
Counting curves on K3 and Abelian surfaces.
Jim A Bryan*, Tulane University
Conan Leung, University of Minnesota
(93914906)

3:45 p.m.
Counting Curves on Irrational Surfaces.
Naichung C Leung*, University of Minnesota
Jim Bryan, Tulane University
(939531040)

4:15 p.m.
Extremal Kahler metrics in Conical surface.
Xiuxiong Chen*, Princeton University
(93958922)

4:45 p.m.
Modular class, holonomy on Poisson manifolds, and Poisson (co)homology.
Viktor L Ginzburg*, University of California Santa Cruz
(93958940)

5:15 p.m.
Discussion.

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.5:40 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Singularities in Algebraic and Analytic Geometry, II
Organizers:
Caroline Grant Melles, U.S. Naval Academy cgg@nadn.navy.mil
Ruth I. Michler, University of North Texas michler@unt.edu

2:15 p.m.
Canonical resolution of quasiordinary surface singularities.
Chunsheng Ban, Ohio State University
Lee J McEwan*, Ohio State University
(9391444)

2:45 p.m.
Deforming Artin Gorenstein algebras, and singularities.
Anthony A. Iarrobino, Jr.*, Mathematics Department, Northeastern University
(93913945)

3:15 p.m.
Valuations and binomial ideals.
Bernard H Teissier*, C.N.R.S.
(93914859)

4:15 p.m.
Euler obstruction and indices of vector fields.
JeanPaul Brasselet*, Directeur de Recherche CNRS
D\~ung Tr\'ang L\^e, Directeur de Recherche CNRS
Jose Seade, Professor
(939141184)

5:15 p.m.
The Weak Subintegral Closure of a Monomial Ideal.
Les Reid, Southwest Missouri University
Marie A Vitulli*, University of Oregon
(93913762)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.5:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Hamiltonian Mechanics: Applications to Celestial Mechanics and Chemistry, II
Organizers:
Michael K. Rudnev, The University of Texas at Austin mru@math.utexas.edu
Stephen R. Wiggins, California Institute of Technology wiggins@cds.caltech.edu

2:15 p.m.
Ergodic properties of particle systems .
Marek R Rychlik*, University of Arizona
Maciej P Wojtkowski, University of Arizona
(939701045)

2:45 p.m.
Scar Formation and the Transition from Order to Chaos in the Vibrations of Molecular Systems.
Florentino Borondo*, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Francisco J. Arranz, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Rosa M. Benito, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
(939811010)

3:15 p.m.
On Nontwist Hamiltonian Flows and Symplectic Maps of the Plane.
Philip J Morrison*, The University of Texas at Austin
(93970997)

3:45 p.m.
Threedimensional, volumepreserving flows and maps.
Igor Mezic*, University of California, Santa Barbara
(93976934)

4:15 p.m.
Horseshoes near Normally Hyperbolic Invariant Manifolds .
Richard B. Moeckel*, University of Minnesota
(93970886)

4:45 p.m.
Double resonances in four dimensional symplectic maps.
Arturo Olvera*, IIMAS, UNAM
(93958883)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part A
Facilitating active learning: Concrete ways to foster student participation.
Organizers:
Sandra L. Rhoades, Keene State College

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part A
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian, University of MinnesotaDuluth

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part A
Mathematical finance.
Organizers:
Walter R. Stromquist, Berwyn, PA

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part A
Teaching a course in the history of mathematics.
Organizers:
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia
V. Frederick Rickey, U. S. Military Academy

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Commutative Algebra

2:15 p.m.
Trigonometric Identities are Algorithmic.
Russell E Goodman*, University of Oklahoma
(93913369)

2:30 p.m.
Prime Ideals in Noetherian Rings.
Sylvia M Wiegand, University of NebraskaLincoln
Azime S. Saydam*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(93913424)

2:45 p.m.
Quasiprojective Modules Over Integral Domains.
Dmitri M. Alexeev*, Tulane University
(93913444)

3:00 p.m.
On the expected cardinality of minimal generating sets for submodules of free modules over special principal ideal rings.
Grady D. Bullington*, University of Tennessee
(93913490)

3:15 p.m.
Weak Henselizations and Strongly Etale Neighborhoods.
Frank DeMeyer, Colorado State Univesity
Thomas McKenzie*, Bradley Univesity
Kim Schneider, Mesa State Univesity
(93913624)

3:30 p.m.
Another Algorithm for the QuillenSuslin Theorem for Polynomial Rings.
Cynthia J Woodburn*, Pittsburg State University
(93913726)

3:45 p.m.
A Graded Analog to the Torsion Free Covering of Z/(p) .
William T Ashby*, Charleston Southern University
(93913863)

4:00 p.m.
A Characterization of Nonsingular Pairs of Quadratic Forms.
David B Leep, University of Kentucky
Laura Mann Schueller*, Whitman College
(93912366)

4:15 p.m.
Galois Extensions via Polynomial Iteration in Characteristic p.
Paul A Loomis*, Purdue University
(93912953)

4:30 p.m.
Limitations in the Cage Method of Choi, Lam, and Reznick for Computing $P(\mathbb{R}[x_1,\ldots,x_n)$.
Colin L Starr*, Stephen F. Austin State University
(939121131)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Complex Analysis

2:15 p.m.
On the factorizations of f(p).
Chungchun Yang*, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
(9393096)

2:30 p.m.
On a strengthened version of Julia's Lemma.
Peter R Mercer*, SUNY College  Buffalo
(93930164)

2:45 p.m.
A quadratic approximation to the Sendov radius near the unit circle.
Michael J. Miller*, Le Moyne College
(93930172)

3:00 p.m.
Traveling Through Parameter Space for Groups of M\"obius Transformations.
David J Pinchbeck*, Saint Joseph's College of Maine
(93930347)

3:15 p.m.
Discrete and continuous sampling in several variables.
Peter A. McCoy*, U.S. Naval Academy
(93930373)

3:30 p.m.
Composition and Pullbacks on Families of Cauchy Transforms.
Yusuf I. Abu Muhanna*, American University of Sharjah
(93930546)

3:45 p.m.
Integral Representations for the Hadamard Product of Harmonic Convex Functions.
Mary R. Goodloe*, University of Kentucky
(93930694)

4:00 p.m.
The Szeg\H o kernel in triply connected domains.
Thomas J Tegtmeyer*, Purdue University
(93930770)

4:15 p.m.
Approximation by rational functions.
N V Rao*, University of Toledo
(93930792)

4:30 p.m.
Hyperbolic Capacity and its Distortion Under Conformal Mapping.
Peter L Duren, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
John A Pfaltzgraff*, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
(93930891)

4:45 p.m.
Harmonic univalent maps and minimal surfaces.
Michael J Dorff*, Univ. of Missouri  Rolla
(939301020)

5:00 p.m.
Invariant Mappings Under Koebe Transforms of the Ball.
John A. Pfaltzgraff, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599
Ted J. Suffridge*, University of Kentucky
(93932821)

5:15 p.m.
A Monotonicity Property Involving $\,_{3}F_{2}$ and Comparisons of Classical Approximations of Elliptical Arc Length.
Roger W Barnard*, Texas Tech University
Kent Pearce, Texas Tech University
Kendall C Richards, Southwestern University
(93933742)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Number Theory, II

2:15 p.m.
Sign Codes from Number Fields.
Maura Murray*, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
(93911648)

2:30 p.m.
The universal Kummer congruences.
Arnold Adelberg*, Grinnell College
(93911752)

2:45 p.m.
Divisibility properties of numerators of sums of reciprocals. II.
Scott H Hochwald*, University of North Florida
(93911793)

3:00 p.m.
On the Residues of Certain Digital Sums.
Robert E Kennedy*, Central Missouri State University
Curtis N Cooper, Central Missouri State University
(93911848)

3:15 p.m.
An Explicit Expression for Digital Sum Sums in Base B Expansions.
Curtis N Cooper*, Central Missouri State University
Robert E Kennedy, Central Missouri State University
(93911849)

3:30 p.m.
Block Product Sequences.
Abigail Hoit*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(93911894)

3:45 p.m.
Renormalization and special values of certain triple product Lfunctions.
Jennifer E Beineke*, Trinity College
(93911908)

4:00 p.m.
How Many Points Are There On That CM Elliptic Curve?
Wendy L Miller*, UC San Diego
(93911937)

4:15 p.m.
On Determining Class Numbers of Certain Biquadratic Fields.
Michael W Mastropietro*, University of California, San Diego
(93911962)

4:30 p.m.
Sums of Powers of Integers Via Inner Products.
Carl A Libis*, AMS
(939111099)

4:45 p.m.
Bounds for the class numbers of cyclotomic function fields.
Joseph J Palen*, Univ. of Michigan
(939111198)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Group Theory

2:15 p.m.
On pregroups.
Seymour Lipschutz*, Temple University
Wujie Shi, SouthwestChina Normal University
(9392040)

2:30 p.m.
Moufang loops of order 2m.
Orin Chein*, Temple University
(93920155)

2:45 p.m.
Subnormality conditions in nontorsion groups.
LuiseCharlotte Kappe*, SUNY at Binghamton
Gunnar Traustason, University of Bath
(93920194)

3:00 p.m.
On restricting representations of the symmetric group to certain embeddings.
Jagat K Sheth*, University of Oregon
(93920220)

3:15 p.m.
Commutative nilsemigroups with zero cohomology.
P. A. Grillet*, Tulane University
(93920471)

3:30 p.m.
Infinite metacyclic groups and their nonabelian tensor squares.
James R. Beuerle*, SUNY at Binghamton
LuiseCharlotte Kappe, SUNY at Binghamton
(93920474)

3:45 p.m.
On Some Generalized Characters of Thompson.
Stephen M. Gagola,, Jr.*, Kent State University
Mark L Lewis, Kent State University
(93920476)

4:00 p.m.
Conditions for which Fischer Fsubgroups in finite solvable groups are Finjectors.
Arnold D Feldman*, Franklin & Marshall College
(93920638)

4:15 p.m.
A Presentation for the Unipotent Group over Rings with Identity.
Samit Dasgupta*, Harvard University
Daniel K Biss, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(93920652)

4:30 p.m.
Classification of Radical Semigroups.
David A Feil*, Rhodes College
(93920788)

4:45 p.m.
Identifying Group Automorphisms with Graph Automorphisms.
Debra L Boutin*, Trinity College
(93920823)

5:00 p.m.
Locally Nilpotent Groups with Weak Chain Conditions.
Vonn Walter*, Allegheny College
(93920910)

5:15 p.m.
Perfect Order Subsets.
Carrie F Weiman*, Shippensburg University
Lenny K Jones, Shippensburg University
(93920980)

5:30 p.m.
Algebraic Structures in the Projective System of Semigroups $Z_{3n} \times Z_{3n}$.
Y. Phoebe Ho*, Central Missouri State University
(939201101)

5:45 p.m.
On level two representations of $A_7^{(2)}$.
Robert T Harger*, High Point University
(9391778)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.5:25 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovations in Teaching Abstract Algebra
Organizers:
Vesna Kilibarda, University of Alaska Southeast jfvk@acad1.alaska.edu
Allen C. Hibbard, Central College
Ellen Maycock Parker, DePauw University

2:15 p.m.
Using Pascal's Triangle to Visualize Abstract Algebra Concepts.
Michael J Bardzell*, Salisbury State University
Kathleen M Shannon, Salisbury State Universit
(939E1300)

2:30 p.m.
Active Learning in Three Classes.
Sarahmarie Belcastro, University of Norther Iowa
Laurie J. Burton*, Central Washington University
Moira A. McDermott, Gustavus Adolphus College
(939E1654)

2:45 p.m.
Enhancing Introductory Group Theory through Symmetry: A Collection of Multimedia Tutorials .
Darren D. Wick*, Millsaps College
(939E11120)

3:00 p.m.
Unsolvability of Quintics without Nonsense.
Robert A Bix*, University of MichiganFlint
(939E1196)

3:15 p.m.
Active Learning in Abstract Algebra.
Nancy L. Hagelgans*, Ursinus College
(939E1330)

3:30 p.m.
Teaching Group Theory with Games and Puzzles.
Chungwu Ho*, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
(939E1181)

3:45 p.m.
A Few Basic Algebraic Aspects of Elliptic Curves, Viewed Interrelationally.
Simon R. Quint*, Department of Mathematics, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ 08240
(939E1501)

4:00 p.m.
SO(3), in pictures: a good example of lots of things.
Rick Kreminski*, Department of Mathematics, Texas A & M University  Commerce, Commerce, TX 75429
(939E1534)

4:15 p.m.
A Successful Student Research Project.
Suzanne Doree*, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, MN
(939E11138)

4:30 p.m.
Polynomial Number Magic.
Garret E. Sobczyk*, Universidad de Las Americas
(939E1192)

4:45 p.m.
Star Algebra.
Jerry D. Taylor*, MAA
(939E1750)

5:00 p.m.
The Lights Out Problem: An Application of Finite Fields.
John H Wilson*, Centre College
(939E1307)

5:15 p.m.
Centralizers and Centers: a natural site for reinforcing ideas about definitions, conjectures, proofs.
Mary T. Treanor*, Valparaiso University
(939E1657)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 2:15 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Ethical, Humanistic, and Artistic Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Alvin M. White, Harvey Mudd College awhite@hmc.edu
Robert P. Webber, Longwood College
Stefanos P. Gialamas, Illinois Institute of Art

2:15 p.m.
Discussion.

2:30 p.m.
Integrating Mathematics and Culture in a Developing Nation.
Deane E. Arganbright*, University of Papua New Guinea
Susan C. Arganbright, Gonzaga University
(939F1437)

2:45 p.m.
Abstractions emerging from mathematics and interpeted literature.
Phyllis L. Pustilnik*, Bronx Community College (CUNY)
Seymour W. Pustilnik, New York City Technical College (CUNY)
(939F1473)

3:00 p.m.
Discussion.

3:30 p.m.
Information, Data, and Decisions.
Deborah Hughes Hallett*, University of Arizona
(939F1955)

3:45 p.m.
A Guide to Blazing a Math Trail..
MaryMargaret Shoaf*, Baylor University
(939F1324)

4:00 p.m.
Art and Geometry: Proportion and Similarity.
Catherine A. Gorini*, Maharishi University of Management
(939F1200)

4:15 p.m.
Does the evidence of authority prevail over the authority of evidence?
Shandy Hauk*, Chapman Unviersity
Mark K. Davis, Educational Testing Service
(939F1409)

4:30 p.m.
A course called Pattern.
Dorothy I Wallace*, Dartmouth College
Pippa Drew, Dartmouth College
(939F1334)

4:45 p.m.
Putting the `Hunch' Back Where it Belongs: Intuition in the Classroom.
Janet Heine Barnett*, University of Southern Colorado
(939F1185)

5:00 p.m.
A Collection of Ideas on Systems and their Extensions.
Paul Fjelstad*, St. Olaf (emeritus)
(939F1438)

5:15 p.m.
Mathematics, Metaphor, and Metonomy.
Lawrence A. D'Antonio*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(939F1565)

5:30 p.m.
Matrix Model, Fertility Rate, and Human Population
Mohammad Moazzam*, Salisbury State University
Richard Schwartz, The College of Staten Island
(939F1226)

5:45 p.m.
Using writing to connect with our mathematics students.
Ann M Sitomer*, Grossmont College
(939F11000)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
The Symmetries of Things: Real and Conceptual.
John H Conway*, Princeton University
(9395180)

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 3:20 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AWM Panel Discussion
The education of women in mathematics: An international perspective.
Organizers:
Sylvia Wiegand, University of Nebraska
Bettye Anne Case, Florida State University
Panelists:
Claire Baribaud, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
Ingrid Daubechies, Princeton University
Anna Guerrieri, University of L'Aquila, Italy
Gloria C. Hewitt, University of Montana
Gail Ratcliff, University of Missouri at St. Louis
Hema Srinivasan, University of Missouri at Columbia
ChuuLian Terng, Northeastern University

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 4:20 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AWM Business Meeting

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#1: Part B
Mathematics, calculus, and modeling using the TI92.
Organizers:
Phoebe T. Judson, Trinity University
William C. Bauldry, Appalachian State University
Richard D. West, U. S. Military Academy

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#3: Part B
Developing materials for liberal arts mathematics that use elementary graph theory and emphasize applications to everyday experience.
Organizers:
Helen Christensen, Loyola University

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part A
Building custom classroom capsules with Maple programming.
Organizers:
Douglas E. Ensley, Shippensburg University

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part A
Finding motivation for upper division mathematics through original sources.
Organizers:
Jerry M. Lodder, New Mexico State University
David J. Pengelley, New Mexico State University

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 4:30 p.m.6:30 p.m.
MAA Section Officers

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Reception for FirstTime Participants

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
MAA Dramatic Presentation
The mathematics of Lewis Carroll.
Presenters:
Robin Wilson, The Open University

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 7:15 p.m.8:15 p.m.
Young Mathematicians Network Discussion
Concerns of young mathematicians: A town meeting.

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 8:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMS Josiah Willard Gibbs Lecture
We got rhythm: Dynamical systems of the nervous system.
Nancy J. Kopell*, Boston University

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 9:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
AWM Reception
Thursday January 14, 1999

Thursday January 14, 1999, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Thursday January 14, 1999, 7:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Geometry in the Classroom in the Next Millennium, I
Organizers:
Colm K. Mulcahy, Spelman College colm@mathcs.emory.edu
David W. Henderson, Cornell University
Barry Schiller, Rhode Island College

7:30 a.m.
{\bit Geometry is Alive.}

7:30 a.m.
Consciousness: The Last Frontier of Geometry.
Catherine A. Gorini*, Maharishi University of Management
(939H1199)

7:30 a.m.
Geometry and the Arts.
Ann Robertson*, Connecticut College
Stanley J Wertheimer, Connecticut College
(939H1660)

7:30 a.m.
Geometry is alive  long live geometry!
Colm K Mulcahy*, Spelman College
(939H11143)

8:20 a.m.
Discussion.

8:40 a.m.
{\bit Geometry in the World.}

8:40 a.m.
Teaching the Geometry Needed for Communication Industry Technologies.
Joseph Malkevitch*, York College(CUNY)
(939H1428)

8:40 a.m.
Discrete Geometry as Applied Mathematics.
Walter J Whiteley*, York University
(939H1507)

8:40 a.m.
Geometry in computer graphics.
Ahlam E.H. Tannouri*, Morgan State University
Sam F. Tannouri, Morgan State University
(939H1615)

8:40 a.m.
Symmetry, rigid motions, and a fourth dimension.
John McCuan*, UC Berkeley
(939H1743)

9:40 a.m.
Discussion.

10:00 a.m.
{\bit Multiple Aspects of Teaching Geometry.}

10:00 a.m.
Integrating Approaches to Geometry.
Thomas Q. Sibley*, St. John's University
(939H1246)

10:00 a.m.
Internet Mentoring for Isolated Geometry Professors.
David E. Boliver*, Univ. of Central Oklahoma
(939H1362)

10:00 a.m.
What's Going on in Rhode Island High School Geometry.
Ann E. Moskol*, Rhode Island College
(939H1493)

10:00 a.m.
GeometryA Multiple Perspective Approach.
Ockle E Johnson*, Keene State College
(939H1645)

10:40 a.m.
Discussion.

Thursday January 14, 1999, 7:40 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Teaching Statistics: Teaching the Reasoning and New Technological Tools, II
Organizers:
Dexter C. Whittinghill, Rowan University whittinghill@rowan.edu
Franklin A. Wattenberg, National Science Foundation
Mary R. Parker, Austin Community College
Donald L. Bentley, Pomona College

7:40 a.m.
Introduction by Mary Parker.

7:45 a.m.
Census 2000, a statistical opportunity.
Stanley E. Seltzer*, Ithaca College
John C. Maceli, Ithaca College
(939C11215)

8:05 a.m.
Life's a Risk! An Interdisciplinary and Interactive Statistics Course .
Linda C Thiel*, Ursinus College
(939C1296)

8:25 a.m.
Data Analysis in Environmental Studies.
Stuart F Boersma*, Alfred University
Gordon L Godshalk, Alfred University
(939C1581)

8:40 a.m.
The Role of Formulas in Teaching Statistical Reasoning.
Lawrence M Lesser*, University of Northern Colorado
(939C1293)

8:55 a.m.
Sequencing Topics in Introductory Statistics: A Debate on What to Teach When.
Beth L Chance, University of the Pacific
Allan J Rossman*, Dickinson College
(939C1235)

9:15 a.m.
Common Misconceptions About Scatterplots, Correlation, and Linear Regression.
Curtis C. McKnight*, University of Oklahoma
(939C11043)

9:30 a.m.
Statistical Reasoning for Health Care Professionals.
Ginger Holmes Rowell*, MAA
(939C1924)

9:45 a.m.
Using Technology to Improve Statistical Reasoning.
Joan B Garfield*, University of Minnesota
Robert delMas, University of Minnesota
Beth Chance, University of the Pacific
(939C1644)

10:05 a.m.
Acquiring Data from the Class for the Class.
J. Charles Jacobson*, Assistant Professor
(939C1727)

10:20 a.m.
Technology and coin tossing.
Leonard J Lipkin*, University of North Florida
(939C1351)

10:35 a.m.
Using MAPLE to Find p.d.f.'s of Sums of Random Variables.
Elliot A. Tanis*, Hope College
(939C1521)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, III
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona, University of Texas at Austin
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara

8:00 a.m.
Alignment of Mathematics Tests and Mathematics Reforms.
Norman L. Webb*, University of WIMadison, Wisconsin Center for Education Research
(939971024)

8:30 a.m.
Standardized tests: What do they tell you about students? What do they tell students (teachers, parents, school boards, and administrators) about mathematics?
Cathy Kessel*, University of California, Berkeley, CA
(93998703)

9:00 a.m.
Gender Differences in Problem Solving Strategies.
Ann Gallagher, Educational Testing Service
Mary Morley*, Educational Testing Service
(939981047)

9:30 a.m.
Let's evaluate education 'reforms', past and present.
Andrew M Gleason*, Harvard University
(93998913)

10:00 a.m.
Seven years of calculus reform at the University of Michigan.
Morton Brown*, University of Michigan
(93998594)

10:30 a.m.
Calculus Reform at MarylandPast and Future .
Ron Lipsman*, University of Maryland
(93998398)

11:00 a.m.
Moving ahead together.
William J Davis*, The Ohio State University
(939981017)

11:30 a.m.
Strategies for Mathematics Departments to Prepare Future Teachers.
Marjorie Enneking*, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon
(939981142)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Model Theory and Its Applications, III
Organizers:
Anand Pillay, MSRI and University of Illinois, Urbana pillay@math.uiuc.edu

8:00 a.m.
The Model Theory of Partial Differential Fields.
Tracey Baldwin McGrail*, Marist College
(93903588)

8:30 a.m.
Ordinal dimensions of the theory of differentially closed fields.
wai yan Pong*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(93903313)

9:00 a.m.
Countable Models for Random Discrete Structures.
Joel H Spencer*, Courant Institute
(93903315)

9:30 a.m.
Break.

10:00 a.m.
Difference subgroups of commutative algebraic groups over finite fields.
Jose' F Voloch*, Dept. Math., Univ. Texas
(93911125)

10:30 a.m.
Diophantine Geometry of the Torsion of a Drinfeld Module .
Thomas W Scanlon*, University of California, Berkeley
(93911785)

11:00 a.m.
Stable theories with a new predicate.
Enrique Casanovas*, University of Barcelona
Martin Ziegler, University of Freiburg
(93903365)

11:30 a.m.
Finite and Infinite Model Theory.
John T. Baldwin*, University of Illinois at Chicago
(93903292)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Banach Spaces of Holomorphic Functions and Operators on These Spaces, III
Organizers:
Benjamin A. Lotto, Vassar College
Pamela B. Gorkin, Bucknell University pgorkin@bucknell.edu

8:00 a.m.
Angular Distribution of Mass by Bergman Functions.
Donald E. Marshall*, University of Washington
Wayne Smith, University of Hawaii
(93930168)

8:30 a.m.
Interpolating sequences in the spectrum of $H^\infty$.
Raymond R. Mortini*, Universite de Metz (France)
(9394645)

9:00 a.m.
A Peak Point Theorem.
Alexander J Izzo*, Bowling Green State University
John T Anderson, College of the Holy Cross
(93946603)

9:30 a.m.
Bourgain and minimal envelope algebras of Douglas algebras.
Carroll Guillory*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(93946216)

10:00 a.m.
A distance estimate for finitely generated ideals in Douglas algebras.
Daniel Suarez*, University of Buenos Aires
(93946179)

10:30 a.m.
Vertical variation of harmonic functions.
Michael D. O'Neill*, University of Texas, El Paso
(93930139)

11:00 a.m.
Weak infinite powers of Blaschke products.
Keiji Izuchi*, Dept. of Math., Niigata University, Niigata 9502181, Japan
(93946145)

11:30 a.m.
Interpolating sequences in spaces with complete NevanlinnaPick kernels.
Jim Agler, UC San Diego
John E. McCarthy*, Washington University
(93946166)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra, III
Organizers:
Scott Thomas Chapman, Trinity University schapman@trinity.edu

8:00 a.m.
Lifting trees of prime ideals to Bezout extension domains.
David E. Dobbs*, University of Tennessee
Marco Fontana, Universita degli Studi, Roma Tre
(9391335)

8:30 a.m.
Distinguished domains.
Daniel D. Anderson*, The University of Iowa
Muhammad Zafrullah, The University of Iowa
(93913234)

9:00 a.m.
A Bracket Power Characterization of Analytic Spread One Ideals.
Louis J Ratliff, University of California
David E Rush*, University of California
(93913449)

9:30 a.m.
Divisibility in A + XB[X] Domains.
David F Anderson*, University of Tennessee
(93913498)

10:00 a.m.
Sets of lengths.
Alfred Geroldinger*, KarlFranzensUniversit\"atGraz
(93913340)

10:30 a.m.
Elasticity of finitely generated domains.
Florian Kainrath*, Institut f. Mathematik, Universitaet Graz
(93913591)

11:00 a.m.
Some Combinatorial Problems related to Arithmetic Properties of Krull Domains.
Weidong Gao*, University of Petroleum, Beijing
(93913379)

11:30 a.m.
An Application of Homology to the Group of Divisibilty.
Jim B Coykendall*, North Dakota State University
(93913899)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Combinatorial Topology, III
Organizers:
Laura M. Anderson, Texas A \& M University laura.anderson@math.tamu.edu
Jonathan P. McCammond, Texas A \& M University jon.mccammond@math.tamu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Secondary 2Complexes and Link Invariants .
Mike Dyer, University of Oregon
Jens Harlander, JWGUniversitat Frankfurt
Michael P. Hitchman*, Lewis & Clark College
Jim Howie, HeriotWatt University
(93957933)

8:30 a.m.
Nontrival embeddings of polygonal intervals and unknots in 3space.
Heather M Johnston*, Rutgers University
Jason H Cantarella, University of Pennsylvania
(93957729)

9:00 a.m.
Geometric embeddings of simplicial complexes in a Euclidean space.
Isabella Novik*, The Hebrew University
(93905544)

9:30 a.m.
On new lower bound theorems for polytopes and combinatorial manifolds.
Eric Sparla*, Universitaet Stuttgart
(939521180)

10:00 a.m.
Recoverable subgroups of the Hawaiian earring group.
William A. Bogley*, Oregon State University
Allan J. Sieradski, University of Oregon
(93957733)

10:30 a.m.
On the cohomology of orbit configuration spaces.
EvaMaria E. Feichtner*, Institute for Advanced Study
G"unter M. Ziegler, Technische Universit"at Berlin
(93955923)

11:00 a.m.
Tessellations of Moduli Spaces and the Dissections of Polygons.
Satyan L Devadoss*, Johns Hopkins University
(93955127)

11:30 a.m.
Syzygies among row operations and Stasheff polytopes.
Mikhail M Kapranov*, Northwestern University
Masahico Saito, University of South Florida
(93920950)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The Functional and Harmonic Analysis of Wavelets, III
Organizers:
Lawrence W. Baggett, University of Colorado baggett@euclid.colorado.edu
David R. Larson, Texas A \& M University larson@math.tamu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Ruelle operators: Functions which are harmonic with respect to a transfer operator.
Palle E.T. Jorgensen*, The University of Iowa
(93941114)

8:30 a.m.
Generalized Multiresolution Analyses and Wavelets.
Lawrence W Baggett, University of Colorado
Herbert A Medina, Loyola Marymount University
Kathy D Merrill*, Colorado College
(93943606)

9:00 a.m.
On the dimension function of orthonormal wavelets.
Manos Papadakis*, University of Athens
(939411181)

9:30 a.m.
On certain paths of wavelets.
Carl M. Pearcy*, Texas A & M Univ.
David Larson, Texas A & M Univ.
Eugen Ionascu, U. of Georgia
(939421111)

10:00 a.m.
Squareintegrable representations and integrable actions.
Marc A. Rieffel*, University of California, Berkeley
(93946446)

10:30 a.m.
Completeness in the set of wavelets.
Gustavo Garrigos, Washington U in Saint Louis
Darrin Speegle*, Saint Louis University
(9394327)

11:00 a.m.
Compactly Supported Refinable Functions with Infinite Masks.
Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Vasily Strela*, Dartmouth College
DingXuan Zhou, City University of Hong Kong
(9394195)

11:30 a.m.
Wavelet Decompositions Arising From Dilations of the Heisenberg Group.
Keith F. Taylor*, University of Saskatchewan
(93943318)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Models and Difference Equations, III
Organizers:
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island gladas@math.uri.edu

8:00 a.m.
Inclusion Principle for Discrete Dynamic Systems .
Dragoslav D Siljak*, Santa Clara University
Srdjan S Stankovic, University of Belgrade
(93993457)

8:30 a.m.
Difference Equations and Discriminants for Discrete Orthogonal Polynomials.
Mourad E. H. Ismail*, University of South Florida
(93933131)

9:00 a.m.
Numerical Approximations Using Chebyshev Polynomial Expansions.
Bogdan Mihaila, University of NH
Ioana Mihaila*, Coastal Carolina University
(93965305)

9:30 a.m.
Explicit Discretizations of FirstOrder ODE's.
Ronald E. Mickens*, Clark Atlanta University
(93939193)

10:00 a.m.
The Variational Equation for Finite Difference Equations and some Biological Applications.
David A. Sanchez*, Texas A&M University
(93939107)

10:30 a.m.
Successive Differences on Vectors of Integers.
Charles J. Kicey*, Valdosta State University
Christopher J. Lennard, University of Pittsburgh
Jun Ji, Valdosta State University
(9391148)

11:00 a.m.
An Elementary Approach to Transversality Conditions for Bifurcation.
Mario U Martelli*, CSU Fullerton
Sindi Suzanne, CSU Fullerton
Gareguin Mikaelian, CSU Fullerton
(9393936)

11:30 a.m.
Trigonometric Transformations of Symplectic Difference Systems.
Martin J Bohner*, University of MissouriRolla
Ond\v{r}ej Do\v{s}l\'{y}, Masaryk University and Czech Academy of Sciences
(93939201)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.11:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Recent Developments in Differential Geometry, III
Organizers:
HuaiDong Cao, Texas A \& M University cao@math.tamu.edu
Jian Zhou, Texas A \& M University zhou@math.tamu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Virasoro Constraints for Quantum Cohomology.
Xiaobo Liu*, MIT
Gang Tian, MIT
(93953269)

8:30 a.m.
Frobenius Manifolds And Virasoro Constraints.
Boris Dubrovin, International School For Advanced Studies, Trieste
Youjin Zhang*, Kyoto University
(93953567)

9:00 a.m.
DGBV algebras of CalabiYau manifolds and mirror symmetry.
HuaiDong Cao, Texas A&M University
Jian Zhou*, Texas A&M University
(93953872)

9:30 a.m.
Kalkman Localization in Generalized Equivariant Cohomology Theories.
David S Metzler*, Rice University
(93953898)

10:00 a.m.
On the Equivalence of Multiplicative Structures in Floer Homology and Quantum Homology.
Gang Liu*, Dept. of Math. UCLA
Gang Tian, Dept. of Math. MIT
(93953931)

10:30 a.m.
On fundamental groups of positively curved manifolds.
Karsten Grove, University of Maryland
Krishnan Shankar*, University of Maryland
(93953420)

11:00 a.m.
An obstruction to the conformal compactification of Riemannian manifolds.
Seongtag Kim*, SungKyunKwan University, South Korea
(939531173)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Singularities in Algebraic and Analytic Geometry, III
Organizers:
Caroline Grant Melles, U.S. Naval Academy cgg@nadn.navy.mil
Ruth I. Michler, University of North Texas michler@unt.edu

8:00 a.m.
An Explicit Construction of Complete Kahler Saper Metrics by means of Desingularization.
Caroline Grant Melles*, U. S. Naval Academy
Pierre Milman, University of Toronto
(93914814)

8:30 a.m.
Stratification conditions, plane sections and equisingularity.
Terence J. Gaffney*, Northeastern University
(93932352)

9:00 a.m.
Resolution of singularities and its history.
Shreeram S. Abhyankar*, Purdue University
(9391432)

10:00 a.m.
"Weakly" Elliptic Gorenstein Singularities of Surfaces.
Andras Nemethi*, The Ohio State University
(93914119)

11:00 a.m.
A Resolution Algorithm for a Special Class of Hypersurface Singularities.
Andr\'as N\'emethi, The Ohio State University
\'Agnes Szil\'ard*, The Ohio State University
(93914144)

11:30 a.m.
Minimal models and boundedness of stable varieties.
Kalle Karu*, Boston University
(93914664)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#2: Part B
Mathematical finance.
Organizers:
Walter R. Stromquist, Berwyn, PA

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#8: Part B
Teaching a course in the history of mathematics.
Organizers:
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia
V. Frederick Rickey, U. S. Military Academy

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.11:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Associative Algebras

8:00 a.m.
A Note on the Radical of a Convolution Algebra.
Jason P. Huffman*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Henry E. Heatherly, AMS
(93916236)

8:15 a.m.
Weighted quantum planes and Veronese embeddings.
Darin R. Stephenson*, Hope College
(93916429)

8:30 a.m.
Quantum projective three spaces which embed weighted quantum planes.
Geoffrey D. Dietz*, University of Dayton
Ryan S. Higginbottom*, Bucknell University
Darin R. Stephenson, Hope College
(93916432)

8:45 a.m.
Lie Isomorphisms in *prime GPI rings.
Philip S., Blau*, College of General Studies, Boston University
W. S. Martindale, III, University of Massachusetts
(93916461)

9:00 a.m.
Images of Quadratic Functions on the Ring ${\bf Z}_{pq}$.
Lenny K Jones, Shippensburg University
Gary C Hull*, Shippensburg University
(93916479)

9:15 a.m.
Rings That Contain Exactly One Zero Divisor.
Lenny K Jones, Shippensburg University
Beth A Stockslager*, Shippensburg University
(93916480)

9:30 a.m.
Global Dimension Four Extensions of ArtinSchelter Regular Algebras.
Thomas Cassidy*, University of Oregon
(93916628)

9:45 a.m.
On ArtinSchelter Regular Algebras of Global Dimension Four with Finite Point Schemes.
Christopher J Brazfield*, University of Oregon
(93916916)

10:00 a.m.
Squarefree $D$Algebras.
Barbara K D'Ambrosia*, John Carroll University
(939161023)

10:15 a.m.
$\pi$Regular Band Graded Rings of Bounded Index.
Hema Gopalakrishnan*, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(939161053)

10:30 a.m.
Primitive ideals in Hopf algebra extensions.
Mark C Wilson*, Northern Illinois University
(939161188)

10:45 a.m.
Relative algebraic structures.
Amir M. Rahimi*, Sacramento, CA
(93908754)

11:00 a.m.
Parity Quasicomplexes and Nonabelian Cohomology.
Lucian M Ionescu*, Kansas State University
(93918326)

11:15 a.m.
The Hopf Ring for the Spectrum $bo$.
Dena S Cowen*, John Carroll University
(93955716)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.9:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Fourier Analysis

8:00 a.m.
Determining sets for trigonometric series.
J. Marshall Ash*, DePaul University
Sh. T. Tetunashvili, Georgian Technical University
(93942775)

8:15 a.m.
Constructing Multicoiflets.
David K Ruch*, Sam Houston State University
(93942123)

8:30 a.m.
Singular integrals related to block spaces.
AbdelNaser J AlHasan*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
Dashan Fan, University of WisconsinMilwaukee
(93942526)

8:45 a.m.
Projective Fourier Analysis for Patterns.
Jacek Turski*, University of HoustonDowntown
(93942653)

9:00 a.m.
Limiting cases of Sobolev inequalities.
Michael Pearson*, Mississippi State University
(93942693)

9:15 a.m.
Compression of Stereo Data with vectorvalued wavelets.
Magdalena Mosbo*, Kansas State University
(93942897)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Sequences and Series

8:00 a.m.
Absolute comparison theorems for double weighted mean and double Cesaro means.
Billy E. Rhoades*, Indiana University
(9394082)

8:15 a.m.
Conditional convergence of infinite products.
William F. Trench*, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
(93940135)

8:30 a.m.
Four Dimensional Characterization of Double Sequences Limit Points.
Richard F Patterson*, Duquesne University
(93940700)

8:45 a.m.
Matrix transformations of statistical cores of complex sequences.
Jinlu Li, Shawnee State University
John A. Fridy*, Kent State University
(93940711)

9:00 a.m.
When Ermakoff Meets Dini.
Joseph G Gaskin*, Oswego State University
William F Ford, NASA, Lewis, CSD
(939401050)

9:15 a.m.
Closedform summation: interplay between discrete and continuous.
Joseph Wiener, University of TexasPan American
Miguel Paredes*, University of TexasPan American
(9399894)

9:30 a.m.
DeMoivre's theorem in summation and integration formulas.
Bella Wiener*, University of TexasPan American
Joseph Wiener, University of TexasPan American
(93998103)

9:45 a.m.
$x_{n+1}=\frac{A}{x_{n1}}\frac{1}{x_n}$.
Richard C DeVault*, Northwestern St, Univ. of LA
Lisa R Galminas, Northwestern St. Univ. of LA
(93939106)

10:00 a.m.
Deriving Binomial Coefficient Identities By Recurrence Relations.
Lung Feng Chen*, Brigham Young University
(93939159)

10:15 a.m.
Sections and lacunary sums of linearly recurrent sequences. W.
Luis VerdeStar*, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City
(939391048)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.11:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Geometry

8:00 a.m.
An Extension of Harvey's Formula.
Robert J. Gregorac*, Iowa State University
(93951225)

8:15 a.m.
Two Propositios Related to StienerLehmus Theorem.
Rahim G Karimpour*, Southern Illinois University
(93951478)

8:30 a.m.
Isoperimetric Inequalities for Some Types of Polygons.
Alane S Ferland*, University of Massachusetts(Amherst)
(939511025)

8:45 a.m.
Quantified resolutions: topological properties and geometric applications.
Stephen H. Harnish*, Bluffton College
(939511178)

9:00 a.m.
Fluctuation of sectional curvature for closed hypersurfaces.
Marius Overholt*, University of Tromso
(9395341)

9:15 a.m.
Vector fields on non orientable Klein surfaces.
Dorin Ghisa*, York University, Toronto, Canada
Ilie Barza, Lulea University, Lulea, Sweden
(93953147)

9:30 a.m.
Gauge Transformations and ThomasWhitehead Projective Connections.
Craig William Roberts*, Southeast Missouri State University
(93953215)

9:45 a.m.
Finiteness Theorems for Fiber Bundles.
Kristopher R Tapp*, University of Pennsylvania
(93953389)

10:00 a.m.
Product submanifolds of almost rparacontact Riemannian manifolds.
Andrew J Bucki*, OSSM
(93953451)

10:15 a.m.
The Geometry of Foliations.
Richard H. Escobales,, Jr.*, Canisius College
(93953627)

10:30 a.m.
The Isoperimetric Problem for Curl.
Jason H Cantarella*, University of Pennsylvania
(93953672)

10:45 a.m.
Asymptotically Flat Eight Dimensional Manifolds.
Raquel E Maderazo*, The University of California, Los Angeles
(93953738)

11:00 a.m.
SelfLinking and Convexity of Space Curves.
Edgar J Fuller, Jr*, University of Georgia
(93953996)

11:15 a.m.
Simple Closed Elastic Curves in Hyperbolic 2Space.
Daniel H Steinberg*, Oberlin College
(939531108)

11:30 a.m.
Area minimization and holonomy on the Veronese surface.
Luke A Higgins*, Brigham Young University
(939491104)

11:45 a.m.
Tailored calibrations for proving area minimization.
Gary R. Lawlor*, Brigham Young University
(939491114)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Discrete Mathematics Revisited, I
Organizers:
Richard K. Molnar, Macalester College molnar@macalester.edu
Suzanne M. Molnar, College of St. Catherine

8:00 a.m.
Discrete Math RevisitedWhy, When, and How?
Richard K. Molnar, Macalester College
Suzanne M. Molnar*, College of St. Catherine
(939J1680)

8:20 a.m.
Discrete Mathematics, Then and Now.
Stephen B Maurer*, Swarthmore College
(939J1538)

8:40 a.m.
Linkages, applications, and challenges in teaching discrete math.
Michael J. Bradley, Merrimack College
Thomas C. Hull*, Merrimack College
(939J1500)

9:00 a.m.
An Entrylevel Discrete Dynamical Systems Course.
Dick J Jardine*, USMA
(939J1817)

9:20 a.m.
The Role of Difference Equations as a Precursor to Calculus and Differential Equations Courses.
Sheldon P Gordon*, SUNY at Farmingdale
(939J1519)

9:40 a.m.
Epidemic Modeling: MATLAB exercises for an undergraduate course in Mathematical Methods in Biology.
Elizabeth S Allman*, UNCA
(939J1839)

10:00 a.m.
Using the MATLAB software package to teach the discrete mathematics needed by computer science majors.
Dick A. Wood*, Seattle Pacific University
(939J1539)

10:20 a.m.
Infusion of Algorithms, Recursion, and Induction into a Discrete Mathematics Course.
Robert C. Mers*, North Carolina A \& T State University
Albert C. Esterline, North Carolina A \& T State University
Shearon A. Brown, North Carolina A \& T State University
(939J1900)

10:40 a.m.
A prerequisite discrete math course for prospective master's students in computer science.
Richard Johnsonbaugh*, DePaul University
(939J1302)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Women and Mathematics Network Poster Session
Outreach programs for women and girls in mathematics.
Organizers:
Kathleen A. Sullivan, Seattle University

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Project NExT Panel Discussion
Summer research opportunities for faculty in industry and government.
Organizers:
Joseph A. Gallian, University of MinnesotaDuluth
Panelists:
Alfred Hales, Center for Communications, San Diego
M. Leigh Lunsford, Alabama A\&M University
William Y. Velez, University of Arizona
Moderators:
Joseph A. Gallian,

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:15 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Mathematical Sciences Employment Register
Interviews only.

Thursday January 14, 1999, 8:30 a.m.11:20 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Hamiltonian Mechanics: Applications to Celestial Mechanics and Chemistry, III
Organizers:
Michael K. Rudnev, The University of Texas at Austin mru@math.utexas.edu
Stephen R. Wiggins, California Institute of Technology wiggins@cds.caltech.edu

8:30 a.m.
Geometric approaches to lowdimensional manifolds in chemical systems approaching equilibrium.
Michael J. Davis*, Chemistry Division, Argonne National Laboratory
Rex T Skodje, University of Colorado
(93970852)

9:00 a.m.
Altering the course of Hamiltonian dynamics.
Herschel Rabitz*, Princeton University
(93949847)

9:30 a.m.
Molecular gyroscopes: Model studies of torsionrotation interaction in molecules.
John H. Frederick*, University of Nevada
James T. Vivian, University of California, Davis
(93970630)

10:00 a.m.
Simultaneous Binary Collision Singularities.
Mohamed S. ElBialy*, University of Toledo
(93970626)

10:30 a.m.
Geometric structures and diffusions.
Rafael de la Llave*, University of Texas
(93934602)

11:00 a.m.
The anisotropic Manev problem.
Florin Diacu*, University of Victoria
(93970607)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AWM Emmy Noether Lecture
Aperiodic dynamical systems.
Krystyna M Kuperberg*, Auburn University
(93958599)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 9:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation on the Legacy of R. L. Moore
"Challenge in the Classroom" film screenings at 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Organizers:
Albert C. Lewis, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis
Ben Fitzpatrick, Jr., Auburn University
Donald J. Albers, MAA

Thursday January 14, 1999, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Books Sales and Exhibits

Thursday January 14, 1999, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
The History of Mathematics and its Future.
John Fauvel*, The Open University
(93901912)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 10:15 a.m.12:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#13: Part B
Getting students involved in undergraduate research.
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Joseph A. Gallian, University of MinnesotaDuluth

Thursday January 14, 1999, 10:15 a.m.12:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#4: Part B
The mathematics of the perfect shuffle.
Organizers:
S. Brent Morris, National Security Agency

Thursday January 14, 1999, 10:15 a.m.12:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#5: Part B
Building custom classroom capsules with Maple programming.
Organizers:
Douglas E. Ensley, Shippensburg University

Thursday January 14, 1999, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture II
Symplectic geometry from a dynamical systems point of view: {II}.
Helmut H. Hofer*, Courant Institute
(93958495)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Alterations in Algebraic Geometry.
Aise Johan de Jong*, MIT
(939141073)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMSMAAMER Special Session on Mathematics and Education Reform, IV
Organizers:
William H. Barker, Bowdoin College
Jerry L. Bona, University of Texas at Austin
Naomi Fisher, University of Illinois at Chicago ndfisher@uic.edu
Kenneth C. Millett, University of California Santa Barbara

2:15 p.m.
A Regional Partnership .
Ramesh Gangolli*, University of Washington
(93997960)

2:45 p.m.
A New Approach to "Math for Elementary Teachers".
Patricia Baggett*, New Mexico State University
(93996512)

3:15 p.m.
Changes in Collegiate Math Instruction: Broadening the Experience.
Richard H Herman*, University of Illinois
(939981106)

3:45 p.m.
Between a rock and a hard place.
Ronald G Douglas*, Texas A & M University
(93900325)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMSASL Special Session on Model Theory and Its Applications, IV
Organizers:
Anand Pillay, MSRI and University of Illinois, Urbana pillay@math.uiuc.edu

2:15 p.m.
Differential Algebraic Groups.
Phyllis J Cassidy*, Smith College
(939121034)

2:45 p.m.
Stability in simplicity.
ByungHan Kim*, MIT
(93903932)

3:15 p.m.
Some novel aspects of the computation of the uncountable spectrum.
Bradd Hart*, McMaster University
(939031133)

3:45 p.m.
Generalized forking: some definitions and examples.
Steven A Buechler*, University of Notre Dame
(93903766)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Banach Spaces of Holomorphic Functions and Operators on These Spaces, IV
Organizers:
Benjamin A. Lotto, Vassar College
Pamela B. Gorkin, Bucknell University pgorkin@bucknell.edu

2:15 p.m.
Proofs of conjugation theorems in complex iteration theory.
Theodore W Gamelin*, UCLA
(93946860)

2:45 p.m.
Commuting Analytic SelfMaps of the Ball.
Barbara D. MacCluer*, University of Virginia
(93932153)

3:15 p.m.
Compactness Criteria for Holomorphic Composition Operators on the Hardy and Bergman Spaces of the Unit Ball.
Dana D. Clahane*, University of California, Irvine
(93932101)

3:45 p.m.
Circular Symmetry Among Composition Operators on $H^2$.
Carl C. Cowen*, Purdue University
(93947205)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra, IV
Organizers:
Scott Thomas Chapman, Trinity University schapman@trinity.edu

2:15 p.m.
Lengths of Factorizations in Dedekind Domains.
Michael A Freeze, II*, UNC Chapel Hill
(93913710)

2:45 p.m.
Generalized semigroup rings.
Chawne M. Kimber*, University of Florida
(9390628)

3:15 p.m.
Factorization and RingTheoretic Properties in Subrings of $K[x]$ and of $K[[x]]$.
Patricia L Kiihne*, University of TennesseeKnoxville
(93913445)

3:45 p.m.
Star Operations Induced by Overrings.
Sylvia J. Cook*, The University of Iowa
D. D. Anderson, The University of Iowa
(93913295)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Combinatorial Topology, IV
Organizers:
Laura M. Anderson, Texas A \& M University laura.anderson@math.tamu.edu
Jonathan P. McCammond, Texas A \& M University jon.mccammond@math.tamu.edu

2:15 p.m.
On the isoperimetric spectrum for finitely presented groups.
Noel P Brady*, University of Oklahoma
Martin R Bridson, Oxford University
(939201118)

2:45 p.m.
Annular Dehn functions of groups.
Stephen G Brick, University of South Alabama
Jon M Corson*, University of Alabama
(93920730)

3:15 p.m.
Stratified Approach in Combinatorics.
Min Yan*, HKUST, Hong Kong
BeiFang Chen, HKUST, Hong Kong
(93905407)

3:45 p.m.
The space of tetrahedra.
Eric Kendall Babson*, UW
(939051170)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Functional and Harmonic Analysis of Wavelets, IV
Organizers:
Lawrence W. Baggett, University of Colorado baggett@euclid.colorado.edu
David R. Larson, Texas A \& M University larson@math.tamu.edu

2:15 p.m.
Arbitrarily smooth nonseparable wavelets in higher dimensions.
Yang Wang*, Georgia Institute of Technology
Eugene Belogay, Georgia Institute of Technology
(939421214)

2:45 p.m.
Some Applications of the Wavelet Multiplicity Function.
Eric S Weber*, University of Colorado
(93943622)

3:15 p.m.
Algebras of Singular Integral Operators.
David B Weiland*, UT Austin
(939421186)

3:45 p.m.
Characterizations of filters, scaling sets and related topics.
Manos Papadakis, Washington University
Hrvoje Sikic, Washington University
Guido Weiss*, Washington University
(93941274)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Models and Difference Equations, IV
Organizers:
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island gladas@math.uri.edu

2:15 p.m.
Multiple Symmetric Positive Solutions for Discrete Lidstone Boundary Value Problems.
Johnny Henderson*, Auburn University
(9393931)

2:45 p.m.
Comparison of solutions of difference inequalities.
Paul W. Eloe*, University of Dayton
(93939118)

3:15 p.m.
A Variable Step Second Order Time Reversible Symplectic Integrator for Hamiltonian Systems generated from Lagrangians.
Calvin D. Ahlbrandt*, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
(93939116)

3:45 p.m.
A selfadjoint differential equation on a time scale.
Allan C. Peterson*, University of Nebraska
(9393992)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Singularities in Algebraic and Analytic Geometry, IV
Organizers:
Caroline Grant Melles, U.S. Naval Academy cgg@nadn.navy.mil
Ruth I. Michler, University of North Texas michler@unt.edu

3:15 p.m.
Monomialization and Factorization of Morphisms.
Steven Dale Cutkosky*, University of Missouri
(93914705)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Hamiltonian Mechanics: Applications to Celestial Mechanics and Chemistry, IV
Organizers:
Michael K. Rudnev, The University of Texas at Austin mru@math.utexas.edu
Stephen R. Wiggins, California Institute of Technology wiggins@cds.caltech.edu

2:15 p.m.
Quantum propagation on classically invariant structures.
Wolfgang Schweizer*, Theoretical Astrophysics, Tuebingen
Wilfried Jans, Theoretical Astrophysics, Tuebingen
Turgay Uzer, Georgia Institute of Technology
(93981576)

2:45 p.m.
Some Recent Results in Multiphase Averaging Theory for ODEs.
H. Scott Dumas*, University of Cincinnati
(939341125)

3:15 p.m.
On the problem of estimating the entropy of the Chirikov Standard map .
Oliver R Knill*, University of Texas
(939581154)

3:45 p.m.
Rydberg atoms in crossed external fields: Order, chaos, and nondispersive wavepackets.
Turgay Uzer*, Georgia Institute of Technology
David Farrelly, Utah State University
Jan von Milczewski, Georgia Institute of Technology
(9397099)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#12: Part A
Writing and the teaching of mathematics.
Organizers:
John E. Meier, Lafayette College
Thomas W. Rishel, Cornell University

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#16: Part A
Using handheld CAS throughout the mathematics curriculum.
Organizers:
Wade Ellis, West Valley College
L. Carl Leinbach, Gettysburg College
Bert K. Waits, Ohio State University

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#7: Part B
Finding motivation for upper division mathematics through original sources.
Organizers:
Jerry M. Lodder, New Mexico State University
David J. Pengelley, New Mexico State University

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part A
Exploring abstract algebra through interactive labs.
Organizers:
Allen C. Hibbard, Central College
Kenneth M. Levasseur, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.3:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Set Theory and Foundations

2:15 p.m.
On the Automated Hiding of Quantifiers in G\"odel's Class Theory.
Johan G. F. Belinfante*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(93904537)

2:30 p.m.
Cohen algebras and nowhere dense ultrafilters.
Aleksander Blaszczyk, Silesian University
Andrzej A Szymanski*, Slippery Rock University
(93904868)

2:45 p.m.
Generalized Extension Principle and Operations of Fuzzy Numbers.
Zengxiang Tong*, Otterbein
Zhen Huang, Otterbein
(93999921)

3:00 p.m.
Essential steps in the proof of a theorem.
William H. Rowan*, Electron Mantra Research
(93903569)

3:15 p.m.
Semiotic impediments to formalizations.
Miriam A. LipschutzYevick*, Rutgers University
(93903858)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Integral Equations and Transforms

2:15 p.m.
The Influence of Two Moving Heat Sources on Blowup in a ReactiveDiffusive Medium.
Colleen M. Kirk*, Northwestern University
W. E. Olmstead, Northwestern University
(93945328)

2:30 p.m.
Meyer Wavelet Regularization.
Xiaoping Shen*, University of St. Thomas
(93945699)

3:00 p.m.
Two Dimensional Heat Equations Involving Laplace transform and Green's Function.
R. S. Dahiya*, Iowa State University
(93944261)

3:15 p.m.
The PhragmenMikusinski inversion for the Laplace Transform.
Boris Baeumer*, University of Nevada, Reno
(939441002)

3:30 p.m.
Wavelet Transforms of Distributions and Applications.
George K. Yang*, Sam Houston State University
(939441100)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.3:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Real Analysis

2:30 p.m.
Sampling theorems in ndimensional space.
Nasser Dastrange*, Buena Vista University
(93926470)

2:45 p.m.
Composition of Functions.
Kandasamy Muthuvel*, University of WisconsinOshkosh
(939261028)

3:15 p.m.
The monotonic property of $L^{s(\mu)}$ averaging domains and weighted weak reverse Holder inequality.
Bing Liu*, College of St. Scholastica
Shusen Ding, University of Minnesota, Duluth
(93928213)

3:30 p.m.
Finite Staircase $Z^d$ Actions .
Jeffrey A Kaye, Williams College
Cesar Silva, Williams College
Alexandre L Wolfe*, Williams College
(939281127)

3:45 p.m.
Some local properties for mean bounded operators.
Driss Drissi*, Kuwait University
(939471216)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Codes and Ordered Structures

2:15 p.m.
Basic Interval Orders.
Amy N Myers*, Dartmouth College
(93906460)

2:30 p.m.
LatticeOrdered Groups Associated to Whales in a Boolean Algebra.
Jason D Holland*, Abilene Christian University
(93906789)

2:45 p.m.
A family of unit parallelogram orders of dimension at least four.
Kenneth P. Bogart*, Dartmouth College
(93906909)

3:00 p.m.
A method for bounding poset dimension and a family of unit parallelogram orders of dimension exactly four.
Stephen P Ryan*, Dartmouth College
(93906917)

3:15 p.m.
The Dual of Cyclic Codes Over $Z_{m}$.
Taher A. Abu AlRub*, The American University of Sharjah
(93994288)

3:30 p.m.
An impulsively initialized, digital chaotic communication scheme.
Andrew T. Parker*, University of New Hampshire
Kevin M. Short, University of New Hampshire
(939941055)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Projects That Work in Applied Mathematics Courses, I
Organizers:
Alexandra Kurepa, North Carolina A \& T State University kurepaa@ncat.edu
Henry A. Warchall, University of North Texas

2:15 p.m.
Projects in Linear Algebra.
Gilbert Strang*, MIT
(939K1259)

2:45 p.m.
Discovering Wavelets.
Edward F Aboufadel*, Grand Valley State University
Steven Schlicker, Grand Valley State University
(939K1304)

3:15 p.m.
Fourier series for high school students.
Aaron T. Ekstrom, The University of Arizona
Alexander R. Perlis*, The University of Arizona
(939K1559)

3:45 p.m.
Jerks Don't Jump: Mathematical Modelling with an Impact.
Douglas B Meade*, University of South Carolina
(939K1902)

4:05 p.m.
Teaching the First Steps in Modeling Problems in Applied Calculus.
Agnes M Rash*, St. Joseph's University
Jean Marie McDill, Calif. Polytechnic State University
(939K1907)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:05 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Use of Distance Learning Techniques to Teach PostSecondary Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Brian E. Smith, McGill University smithb@management.mcgill.ca
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University

2:15 p.m.
Teaching Linear Algebra and Abstract Algebra with Two Way Video and Audio.
Edward G Reinke*, Concordia University, Nebraska
(939L1714)

2:30 p.m.
Teaching Calculus III and IV Over the Rochester Area Interactive Television Network.
Marcia K. Birken*, Rochester Institute of Technology
(939L1406)

2:45 p.m.
Investigative hypertext materials supporting distance courses.
Larry Copes*, Institute for Studies in Educational Mathematics and Augsburg College
(939L1408)

3:00 p.m.
A Distance Education Course Using Java Applets and Computer Whiteboards .
William Hammack*, Nova Southeastern Univ.
(939L1281)

3:15 p.m.
Role models and information about careers in mathematics: A distancelearning approach.
Mary K. Porter*, Saint Mary's College
(939L1961)

3:30 p.m.
Using A Computer Algebra System to Produce WEB Notes, Preliminary Report.
Paul R. Patten*, North Georgia College & State University
(939L1333)

3:45 p.m.
A Web Based Calculus Course.
G. Donald Allen, Texas A\&M University
Maury Rahe, Texas A\&M University
Michael Stecher*, Texas A\&M University
Philip B. Yasskin, Texas A\&M Universtiy
(939L1357)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Integrating Mathematics and Other Disciplines, I
Organizers:
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona wmc@math.arizona.edu
Nicholas T. Losito, SUNY at Farmingdale
Yajun Yang, SUNY at Farmingdale

2:15 p.m.
Using Chemical Kinetics in the Teaching of Calculus and Differential Equations.
Michel Helfgott*, University of Wyoming
(939M1637)

2:30 p.m.
Linearity I and II: Connected Learning of Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, and Multivariable Calculus.
Sarah B. James, University of New Hampshire
Kelly J. Black, University of New Hampshire
Lee L. Zia*, University of New Hampshire
(939M11137)

2:45 p.m.
The Effects of Earthquakes on Mathematicians and Engineers.
Ethan J. Berkove*, U.S. Military Academy
Richard J. Marchand, U.S. Military Academy
(939M11136)

3:00 p.m.
A Course and Text Integrating Calculus and Physics.
Martin Jackson*, University of Puget Sound
Andrew Rex, University of Puget Sound
(939M11018)

3:15 p.m.
Mathematics Across the Curriculum.
Jerry A Johnson*, University of Nevada, Reno
(939M1433)

3:30 p.m.
Mathematics in Action: Social and Industrial Problems.
Morteza ShafiiMousavi*, Indiana University South Bend
Paul Kochanowski, Indiana University South Bend
(939M1416)

3:45 p.m.
"The Science of Art".
Catherine A Roberts*, Northern Arizona University
(939M1382)

4:00 p.m.
An Interdisciplinary Algebra/Science Course.
Karla J. Oty*, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Brett M Elliott, Southeastern Oklahoma State University
(939M1396)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Calculus Reform and the First Two Years Panel Discussion
College algebra reform.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Sandi Athanassiou, University of Missouri, Columbia
General G. Marshall, HustonTillotson College
Kathleen Heid, Pennsylvania State University
Philip Quartararo, Southern University

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Discoverybased teaching of undergraduate mathematics courses.
Organizers:
William T. Mahavier, Nichols State University
James P. Ochoa, HardinSimmons University
Moderators:
William T. Mahavier,
James P. Ochoa,
Panelists:
Stuart J. Anderson, Texas A\&M at Commerce
Steve Armentrout, Pennsylvania State University
Mary Ellen Rudin, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Jerome Dancis, University of Maryland, College Park
Tom Ingram, University of Missouri at Rolla

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Participation of Women Panel Discussion
Exemplary women in mathematical careers.
Organizers:
Carolyn C. Connell, Westminster College

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.3:45 p.m.
ASAMAA Committee on Statistics Panel Discussion
Involving undergraduate students in industrial consulting experiences.
Organizers:
Mary R. Parker, Austin Community College
Dexter C. Whittinghill, Rowan University
Panelists:
Donald L. Bentley, Pomona College
Cary Marcot, CardioGenesis Corporation
Julie Buring, Harvard University

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Committee on Computers in Mathematics Education Poster Session
Using the web in teaching undergraduate mathematics.
Organizers:
V. S. Ramamurthi, University of North Florida
Rebecca E. Hill, Rochester Institute of Technology

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:15 p.m.3:45 p.m.
MAA Committee on Computers in Mathematics Education Panel Discussion
Using the web as a tool for teaching calculus: What we've learned; successes and problem areas.
Panelists:
Lawrence S. Husch, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
Organizers:
Earl D. Fife, Calvin College
Eugene A. Klotz, Swarthmore College
Panelists:
Thomas F. Banchoff, Brown University
Dick Shori, Oregon State University
Frank Wattenberg, National Science Foundation
Debra Woods, University of Illinois

Thursday January 14, 1999, 2:20 p.m.4:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Competitions, II
Organizers:
Harold B. Reiter, University of North Carolina at Charlotte hbreiter@email.uncc.edu
Stephen B. Maurer, Swarthmore College
William P. Fox, U. S. Military Academy
Susan Schwartz Wildstrom, Walt Whitman High School, Bethesda, MD

2:20 p.m.
Enhancing the MCM Experience for Undergraduates.
Edward A Connors*, United States Military Academy and University of Massachusetts Amherst
(939D1253)

2:40 p.m.
The North Central Section Team Contest.
Gerald A Heuer*, Concordia College
(939D1248)

3:00 p.m.
Math Bowls at Long Island Colleges.
Raymond N Greenwell*, Hofstra University
(939D1254)

3:20 p.m.
A WebBased Weekly Mathematics Competition.
Christopher Eastburg, US Military Academy
Richard Johnson, US Military Academy
Thomas H. Meyer*, US Military Academy
Joseph D. Myers, US Military Academy
(939D1260)

3:40 p.m.
The Michigan Autumn Take Home Challenge.
Timothy A. Sipka*, Alma College
(939D1746)

4:00 p.m.
The Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM).
William P Fox*, COMAP
(939D1719)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 3:20 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Midpoints.
Alan D. Weinstein*, University of California, Berkeley
(9390017)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 4:25 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Joint Prize Session and Reception

Thursday January 14, 1999, 5:45 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Reception for TwoYear Colleges

Thursday January 14, 1999, 6:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Mathematical Education of Teachers Poster Session
Innovations in mathematics programs which benefit future teachers.
Organizers:
Marjorie Enneking, Portland State University

Thursday January 14, 1999, 6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Singularities in Algebraic and Analytic Geometry, V
Organizers:
Caroline Grant Melles, U.S. Naval Academy cgg@nadn.navy.mil
Ruth I. Michler, University of North Texas michler@unt.edu

6:30 p.m.
A valuation theoretic approach to local uniformization.
FranzViktor Kuhlmann*, University of Saskatchewan at Saskatoon
(93914442)

7:30 p.m.
Discussions on and open problems in resolution or uniformization of singularities.

Thursday January 14, 1999, 6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
MER Banquet

Thursday January 14, 1999, 7:00 p.m.9:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Discrete Models and Difference Equations, V
Organizers:
Saber Elaydi, Trinity University selaydi@trinity.edu
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island gladas@math.uri.edu

7:00 p.m.
Global Behavior of Solutions of the Period 7 Max Equation.
Jeffrey J Feuer*, Merrimack College
Edward J Janowski, University of Rhode Island
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island
Chris Teixeira, University of Rhode Island
(93939595)

7:30 p.m.
Global Stability of a Difference Equation.
Edward Grove, University of Rhode Island
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island
Soudabeh Valicenti*, University of Rhode Island
(93939229)

8:00 p.m.
Using Recurrence Relations in Ramsey Theory.
Aaron J. Robertson*, Temple University
Doron Zeilberger, Temple University
(9390557)

8:30 p.m.
On the Nonautonomous Difference Equation x(n+1) = max{x(n),a(n)}/x(n)x(n1).
William J. Briden*, University of Rhode Island
Gerry Ladas, University of Rhode Island
Tim Nesemann, University of Rhode Island
(93939297)

9:00 p.m.
Convergence Theorems for Iterative Processes.
Zhivko S. Athanassov*, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia
(939391191)

Thursday January 14, 1999, 7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
MAAARUME Special Presentation
Research on undergraduate mathematics education.
Organizers:
Thomas P. Dick, Oregon State University

Thursday January 14, 1999, 7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
MAAYoung Mathematicians Network Panel Discussion
Solving the two body problem.
Organizers:
Philip E. Gustafson, Mesa State College
Gregory P. Dresden, Washington and Lee University
Moderators:
Gregory P. Dresden,
Panelists:
Jean E. Taylor, Rutgers University
Elizabeth G. Yanik, Emporia State University
Albert W. Schueller, Whitman College

Thursday January 14, 1999, 7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Musical Presentation
Eine Kleine (Mathematische) Nachtmusik.
Panelists:
Eric Neuwirth, University of Vienna

Thursday January 14, 1999, 7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Student reports: Explorations in using the World Wide Web to enhance the teaching of mathematics.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
Friday January 15, 1999

Friday January 15, 1999, 7:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.
Joint Pi Mu Epsilon and MAA Student Chapter Advisors' Breakfast

Friday January 15, 1999, 7:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Friday January 15, 1999, 7:30 a.m.9:55 a.m.
MAA Session on The Use of Technology in Teaching Abstract Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Douglas E. Ensley, Shippensburg University deensl@ark.ship.edu

7:30 a.m.
Using Maple animations to show how linear transformations "morph" R3.
John F. Putz*, Alma College
(939A1435)

7:45 a.m.
Visualizing Fundamental Linear Algebra Concepts.
Steven Schlicker*, Grand Valley State University
(939A1683)

8:00 a.m.
Geometric Intuition in Complex Variables a la Mathematica.
Bradford J Kline*, U S Air Force Academy
(939A1769)

8:15 a.m.
Can your computer do complex analysis?
Helmer Aslaksen*, National Univ. of Singapore
(939A1464)

8:30 a.m.
Illustrating the contraction mapping principle using Mathematica .
Bruce W Atkinson*, Samford University
(939A1422)

8:45 a.m.
Scientific Notebook as an Instructional Tool in the Teaching of Analysis.
Jonathan Lewin*, Kennesaw State University
(939A1152)

9:00 a.m.
Using CAS's in Teaching Introductory Abstract Analysis.
Phil Novinger*, Florida State University
(939A1732)

9:15 a.m.
Introducing Fourier Analysis Via Sound.
John W. Davenport*, Georgia Southern University
Sharon M. Barrs, Georgia Southern Univerity
(939A1217)

9:30 a.m.
Visualizing a distribution of primes.
Tomas M Kalmar*, California State University Monterey Bay
(939A11092)

9:45 a.m.
Cryptography for high school students.
Aaron T. Ekstrom*, The University of Arizona
Alexander R. Perlis, The University of Arizona
(939A1560)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, I
Organizers:
John E. Meier, Lafayette College meierj@lafayette.edu
Leonard A. VanWyk, James Madison University vanwyk@math.jmu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Cwatsets and Groups  Some Parallels.
Matthew Lepinski*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
Carolyn Girod, University of Chicago
Joseph R Mileti, Carnegie Mellon University
Jennifer R Paulhus, College of the Holy Cross
(93920338)

8:30 a.m.
Digit Loops, A Curiosity of Numbers Extended to Higher Powers.
Jeremy M Dill*, Pittsburg State University
Timothy W Flood, Pittsburg State University
(93911751)

9:00 a.m.
A Length Inequality for Complete Semigroup Rings.
Leanne C Leer*, Bucknell University, Hope College REU
Raluca M Muntean, Western Michigan University, Hope College REU
(93913150)

9:30 a.m.
Constructing Chains of Excellent Rings with Local Generic Formal Fibers.
Mark A Florenz, Williams College
Davina Kunvipusilkul*, Williams College
Junghee Yang, Williams College
(9391389)

10:00 a.m.
Galois Embedding Problems and Rational Points on Conics.
F. Nathaniel E. Thiem*, Macalester College
(93912283)

10:30 a.m.
Fun With Gr\"obner Bases: A New Look At Three Old Triangle Theorems.
Joshua I. Hughes*, Lander University
Kevin De Guelle, St. Norbert's College
(93913171)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
GAMMSIAM Special Session on Geometry in Dynamics, I
Organizers:
Krystyna Kuperberg, Auburn University kuperkm@mail.auburn.edu

8:00 a.m.
The homeomorphisms of generalized Knaster continua and possible application to a problem posed by Ingram.
James E Keesling*, University of Florida
(93958748)

9:00 a.m.
Shift Dynamics and Topology.
Judy A. Kennedy*, University of Delaware
(93958388)

9:30 a.m.
Blowup and Fixed Points, II (Preliminary report) .
Christopher W. Stark*, National Science Foundation and University of Florida
(939571122)

10:00 a.m.
Examples of Hamiltonian systems with or without periodic orbits.
Viktor L Ginzburg*, University of California Santa Cruz
(93958941)

10:30 a.m.
Regions of instability for nontwist maps.
John M Franks*, Northwestern University
Patrice Le Calvez, University of Paris 13
(939581185)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Several Complex Variables, I
Organizers:
Emil J. Straube, Texas A \& M University emil.straube@math.tamu.edu
Harold P. Boas, Texas A \& M University
Marshall A. Whittlesey, Texas A \& M University mwhittle@math.tamu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Curvature, special $\bar\partial$problems, and ``phantom Levifoliations".
David E Barrett*, University of Michigan
(939321014)

8:30 a.m.
Properties of the Bergman kernel and metric on Reinhardt domains.
Siqi Fu*, University of Wyoming
(93932843)

9:00 a.m.
$L_p$ and Hoelder regularity for the CauchyRiemann operator on qconvex intersections in $C_n$.
Lan Ma, Universitaet Bonn
Sophia Vassiliadou*, Univ. of Michigan
(93932791)

9:30 a.m.
Isometric Embedding of Vector Bundles.
David W Catlin*, Purdue University
(93932504)

10:00 a.m.
A class of finite type domains.
Jiye Yu*, University of Wisconsin
(93932566)

10:30 a.m.
On estimates for convex polynomials of finite type.
R. Michael Range*, SUNY at Albany
(93932257)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Probabilistic Combinatorics, I
Organizers:
B\'ela Bollob\'as, University of Memphis bollobas@msci.memphis.edu
Jeong Han Kim, Microsoft

8:00 a.m.
One deletion and on average $1+\epsilon$ insertions, of prime factors, suffices to convert a uniformly chosen random integer to one whose prime factors have independent multiplicities .
Richard A. Arratia*, Univ. Southern California
(939111008)

8:30 a.m.
Exponentially Slow Mixing for Monte Carlo Markov Chains.
Christian Borgs*, Microsoft Research
Jennifer Tour Chayes, Microsoft Research
Alan Frieze, Carnegie Mellon
Jeong Han Kim, Microsoft Research
Prasad Tetali, Georgia Tech
Eric Vigoda, UC Berkeley
Van H Vu, Institute for Advanced Study
(93960995)

9:00 a.m.
The subgaussian constant and concentration.
Prasad Tetali V Tetali*, Georgia Tech
(93905984)

9:30 a.m.
Large deviations for integer partitions.
Amir Dembo*, Stanford University
(939051039)

10:00 a.m.
Packing Random Rectangles.
Joel H. Spencer*, Courant Institute
(93905831)

10:30 a.m.
The size of hereditary properties of graphs.
Jozsef Balogh*, The University of Memphis
(939051160)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, I
Organizers:
Roger A. Wiegand, University of Nebraska and Purdue University rwiegand@math.purdue.edu
Susan Elaine Morey, Southwest Texas State University sm26@swt.edu

8:00 a.m.
Linkage classes and tensor products of algebras.
Mark R Johnson*, University of Arkansas
(93913665)

8:30 a.m.
Filtrations of Modules, the Chow Group and the Grothendieck Group.
CY Jean Chan*, University of Utah
(93913728)

9:00 a.m.
Applications of Goodwillie calculus in commutative algebra.
Miriam Ruth Kantorovitz*, University of Illinois
(93913625)

9:30 a.m.
Finite projective dimension and ideals over isolated singularities.
David A Jorgensen*, University of Texas at Arlington
(93913757)

10:00 a.m.
Cohomology and cohomological varieties over complete intersections.
Luchezar L. Avramov*, Purdue University
RagnarOlaf Buchweitz, University of Toronto
(93913790)

10:30 a.m.
Computations of BuchsbaumRim Multiplicities.
Elizabeth Jones*, University of Utah
(93913661)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Algebraic Geometry for Curves and Surfaces, I
Organizers:
Mika K. Seppala, Florida State University seppala@math.fsu.edu
Emil J. Volcheck, National Security Agency volcheck@acm.org

8:00 a.m.
The Algebraic Closure of the Laurent Series Field in Characteristic $p$.
Kiran Kedlaya*, MIT
(93914975)

8:30 a.m.
An algorithm for determining possible zeta functions of curves over finite fields.
Kristin E. Lauter*, University of Michigan
(939141097)

9:00 a.m.
Break.

9:30 a.m.
Computing Cartier Points on Curves.
Matthew H Baker*, UC Berkeley
(93914381)

10:00 a.m.
Factoring Polynomials over Local Fields.
David Cantor*, CCRLa Jolla
(939141153)

10:30 a.m.
Third order splitting of genus two hyperelliptics.
Harvey Cohn*, Center for Computing Sciences
(93914376)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The Mathematics of the NavierStokes Equations, I (dedicated to the memory of Jean Leray)
Organizers:
Peter A. Perry, University of Kentucky perry@ms.uky.edu
ZhongWei Shen, University of Kentucky shenz@ms.uky.edu

8:00 a.m.
Structural Analysis of 2D Incompressible Flows.
Shouhong Wang*, Indiana University
(93935146)

8:30 a.m.
Zero viscosity limit of incompressible channel flow in the presence of wall.
Roger M Temam, Indiana University
Xiaoming Wang*, Iowa State University
(93976349)

9:00 a.m.
The Global Attractor for the NavierStokes Equations of Compressible Fluid Flow in One Space Dimension I .
David Hoff*, Indiana University
Mohammed Ziane, Texas A&M University
(93935391)

9:30 a.m.
The Global Attractor for the NavierStokes Equations of Compressible Fluid Flow in One Space Dimension II.
David Hoff, Indiana University
Mohammed B Ziane*, Texas A&M University
(93935353)

10:00 a.m.
Robust Control of Navier Stokes Equations.
Roger M Temam*, Indiana University
(93935414)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#10: Part B
Facilitating active learning: Concrete ways to foster student participation.
Organizers:
Sandra L. Rhoades, Keene State College

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#9: Part B
Exploring abstract algebra through interactive labs.
Organizers:
Allen C. Hibbard, Central College
Kenneth M. Levasseur, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.9:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Algebraic Geometry

8:00 a.m.
Double meanders of real projective Mcurves of degree 5.
Anatoly B. Korchagin*, Texas Tech University
(9391479)

8:15 a.m.
Complexity Estimates of the Schmudgen Positivstellensatz.
Elizabeth K. Mauch*, Lehigh University
Gilbert Stengle, Lehigh University
(93914209)

8:30 a.m.
Weierstrass pairs and minimum distance of Goppa codes.
Gretchen L. Matthews*, Louisiana State University
(93914258)

8:45 a.m.
Examples of Differential Operators on Noncommutative Rings.
Uma N Iyer*, Indiana University
(93914465)

9:00 a.m.
A description of certain affine open subschemes that form an open covering of {\rm Hilb}${}^n_{\Bbb{A}{}^2_{k}}$.
Mark E. Huibregtse*, Skidmore College
(93914530)

9:15 a.m.
A Generic Cubic Surface Contains no Involutive Curves.
Timothy C McCune*, Indiana University
(93914543)

9:30 a.m.
$K_{1}$ of curves over finite fields.
Andrew E Nestler*, University of Southern California
(93919561)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Linear Algebra

8:00 a.m.
The Reduced Echelon Form of a Matrix.
Gilbert Strang*, M.I.T.
(93915126)

8:15 a.m.
Systems of Linear Congruences with Individual Moduli.
David C. Torney*, Theoretical Division
Jun Wang, Institute of Mathematical Sciences
(93915238)

8:30 a.m.
More CyclicallyOrdered Sets.
Michael I. Aissen*, Rutgers University
(93915475)

8:45 a.m.
Layers of matrices: The conjunctivitysimilarity equivalence class of matrices.
Mark A. Mills*, Iowa State University
(93915582)

9:00 a.m.
On the Stability of Matrices.
Michael Y. Li*, Mississippi State University
Liancheng Wang, Mississippi State University
(93915620)

9:15 a.m.
Simple Comtrans Algebras of Invariant Operators.
Xiaorong Shen*, Merrimack College
(93915667)

9:30 a.m.
Classes of Schur $D$\,Stable Matrices.
Sivaram K. Narayan*, Central Michigan University
(93915713)

9:45 a.m.
Matrix completions over principal ideal rings and good matrices.
William H. Gustafson, Texas Tech University
R. Bruce Richter, Carleton University
Donald W. Robinson, Brigham Young University
William P. Wardlaw*, U. S. Naval Academy
(93915855)

10:00 a.m.
Rectanormal Sets and Complex Symmetric Matrices.
Dipa S Choudhury*, Loyola College in Maryland
(939151021)

10:15 a.m.
A Theoretical Algorithm for the Closest matrices in the space of Doubly Stochastic matrices.
Raja N. Khoury*, Collin County Community College
(9391519)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, I

8:00 a.m.
An includedminor result for $3$connected graphs with contractible edges.
Galen Ellsworth Turner, III*, Louisiana State University
(9390547)

8:15 a.m.
On Classifying Edge Colored Graphs with Two Transitive Automorphism Groups. Preliminary Report.
Thomas Q Sibley*, St. John's University
(9390567)

8:30 a.m.
Binary De Bruijn Cycles under Different Equivalence Relations.
Stephen G. Hartke*, University of Dayton
(93905182)

8:45 a.m.
$\alpha$valuations of Disconnected Graphs.
Charles Vanden Eynden*, Illinois State University
Saad ElZanati, Illinois State University
(93905271)

9:00 a.m.
Graph isospectrality and representation equivalence.
Gregory T Quenell*, Vassar College
(93905290)

9:15 a.m.
The opposition number of a quadrangulation of the 2sphere.
Louis P Zulli*, Union College
(93905316)

9:30 a.m.
What Is the Correct Way To Seed a Knockout Tournament?
Allen J. Schwenk*, Western Michigan University
(93905331)

9:45 a.m.
Maximal sets of hamilton cycles in complete multipartite graphs.
Mike Daven **, Auburn University
C.A. Rodger, Auburn University
(93905335)

10:00 a.m.
Inclusionexclusion formulas used in lottery drawings.
Joseph E. Chance*, University of TexasPan American
(93905377)

10:15 a.m.
Domination Graphs of Tournaments.
David R. Guichard*, Whitman College
(93905397)

10:30 a.m.
Planar universal graphs.
Neal Brand*, University of North Texas
Margaret Morton, University of New Zealand
(93905484)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
AMS Session on Applications, I

8:00 a.m.
On a Nonlinear Functional Differential Equation for an Age Structured Populatuion with Non Constant Delay.
Sanjay Rai*, Texas A&M International University
(93992197)

8:15 a.m.
On the Asymmetric MayLeonard Model of Three Competing Species.
ChiaWei Chi, Tsing Hua University, HsinChu, Taiwan
SzeBi Hsu, Tsing Hua University, HsinChu, Taiwan 30043
LihIng Wu*, Purdue University, West Lafayette
(93992247)

8:30 a.m.
The Discrete Frenet Frames and the Study of Protein Structure, Part I: Theoretical aspects.
Jeffrey K. Denny, Florida State University
John R. Quine*, Florida State University
(93992522)

8:45 a.m.
The discrete Frenet Frame and Protein Structure, Part II: Applications to coiled proteins.
Jeffrey K. Denny*, Florida State University
John R. Quine, Florida State University
(93992523)

9:00 a.m.
Multiple Time Scales in Ventricular Fibrillation.
Omer Hotomaroglu, Hofstra University
Harold M Hastings*, Hofstra University
Flavio H Fenton, Hofstra University
Steven J Evans, Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Alan Garfinkel, UCLA School of Medicine
Uriel Avalos, Hofstra University
Sabrina G Novick, Hofstra University
John Nilson, Hofstra University
Fred J Winter, Hofstra University and Suffolk Community College
(939921044)

9:15 a.m.
Topological mechanics of protein structures, and their fibrillations.
Okan Gurel*, IBM
Demet Gurel, Touro College
(939581089)

9:30 a.m.
Estimating Stresses in a Partially Inflated High Altitude Balloon Using a Relaxed Energy Approach.
William G Collier, Jr*, George Washington University
(93973800)

9:45 a.m.
Equilibrium solutions of a nolinear beam equation.
William G Newman*, Creighton University
(939731130)

10:00 a.m.
Mathematical modeling of fabrics, including explicit static deflection solution.
James D. Walker*, Southwest Research Institute
(939731196)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Quantitative Literacy, II
Organizers:
Barbara A. Jur, Macomb Community College jur@macomb.cc.mi.us
Richard A. Gillman, Valparaiso University
Jimmy L. Solomon, Georgia Southern University
Allen E. Pulsion, College of Science and Technology
Linda R. Sons, Northern Illinois University

8:00 a.m.
Moving Beyond the First Stage: Developing Links to other QL Programs and other Academic Disciplines.
Judith F Moran*, Trinity College
Gove W Effinger, Skidmore
(939B11208)

8:20 a.m.
Moving Beyond The First Stage: Developing Links to other Academic Disciplines.
Judith F. Moran*, Trinity College
Helen S. Lang, Trinity College
(939B11209)

8:40 a.m.
Introducing Quantitative Literacy at Dominican University.
Paul R Coe*, Dominican University
(939B11199)

9:00 a.m.
Learning Communities and Computer Based Assignments for Improving Quantitative Literacy Among College Freshmen .
Lyle Hallowell*, Nassau Community College
Arnold R Silverman, Nassau Community College
(939B11193)

9:20 a.m.
An Integrated Introductory Mathematics and Computer Science Course.
Mark L Klespis*, Sam Houston State University
Peter A Cooper, Sam Houston State University
(939B1642)

9:40 a.m.
Quantitative Literacy through "Math Across the Curriculum".
Jerry A Johnson*, University of Nevada, Reno
(939B1402)

10:00 a.m.
"An Appropriate Culminating Mathematics Course".
William E. Haver*, Virginia Commonwealth University
(939B1605)

10:20 a.m.
WebBased Intermediate Algebra Minicourse.
Harris S Shultz*, California State University, Fullerton
(939B1425)

10:40 a.m.
Precollege Preparation for College Mathematics: A Survey of South Carolina Faculty.
J. Christopher Tisdale III, Winthrop University
Danny W Turner*, Winthrop University
Gary T Brooks, Winthrop University
(939B1392)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Teaching Statistics: Teaching the Reasoning and New Technological Tools, III
Organizers:
Dexter C. Whittinghill, Rowan University whittinghill@rowan.edu
Franklin A. Wattenberg, National Science Foundation
Mary R. Parker, Austin Community College
Donald L. Bentley, Pomona College

8:00 a.m.
Introduction by Frank Wattenberg.

8:10 a.m.
Distance Learning Courses in Statistics.
John D. McKenzie, Jr.*, Babson College
(939C11001)

8:25 a.m.
Integration of Multiple Technologies in Introductory Statistics.
Gina F. Reed*, Gainesville College
(939C1332)

8:45 a.m.
Teaching Statistics in a HiTech Classroom.
Brian E Smith*, McGill University
(939C1482)

9:00 a.m.
Statistical Thinking: A Course in Statistical Reasoning using a Laboratory Approach.
Barbara A Wainwright*, Salisbury State University
Robert M Tardiff, Salisbury State University
(939C1339)

9:15 a.m.
Learning Statistics Through the Use of Interactive Web Tools .
Sue B Schou*, Idaho State University
Teri S Peterson, Idah State University
(939C11161)

9:30 a.m.
A Statistics Teaching and Resource Library (STAR Library) on the WWW.
Deborah J. Rumsey*, Department of Statistics, Kansas State University
(939C1221)

9:50 a.m.
An Internet Database for Teaching Statistics.
Thomas W. Judson*, University of Portland
Lori J. Peterson, University of Portland
(939C1323)

10:05 a.m.
Teaching the practice of statistics through student research and the use of popular media.
Nkechi M Agwu*, Borough of Manhattan Community College
(939C1240)

10:20 a.m.
Statistical Sampling over the Web for Classroom Examples.
Daniel H Steinberg*, Oberlin College
(939C11085)

10:35 a.m.
Using web applets to assist statistics instruction.
Robin H Lock*, St. Lawrence University
(939C1856)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Calculus Reform and the First Two YearsNSF Panel Discussion
Forming the crystal ball for calculus.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
Moderators:
Chris Arney, U. S. Military Academy
Panelists:
Paul Zorn, St. Olaf College
David A. Smith, Duke University
Franklin A. Wattenberg, NSF
Donald B. Small,

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Committee on TwoYear Colleges Panel Discussion
Dual credit for mathematics courses taken in high school.
Organizers:
Mary Robinson, University of New MexicoValencia Campus Branch
Moderators:
Wade Ellis, West Valley College
Panelists:
Gary L. Britton, University of WisconsinWashington County
Philip M. Cheifetz, Nassau Community College
Ann Davidian, McArthur High School, Levittown, NY
Kathleen K. Berver, New Mexico State University
Raymond J. Cannon, Jr., Baylor University

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Innovations in teaching assistant training.
Organizers:
Teri Jo Murphy, University of Oklahoma
Suzanne M. Lenhart, University of Tennessee
Panelists:
Patricia Shure, University of Michigan
James Epperson, Texas Tech University
Ethel Wheland, University of Akron
Iris B. Fetta, Clemson University

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
Project NeXTYoung Mathematicians Network Poster Session
Organizers:
Kenneth A. Ross, University of Oregon
Kevin E. Charlwood, Washburn University

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
PME Council

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:15 a.m.7:30 p.m.
Mathematical Sciences Employment Register
Interviews only.

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on The History of Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@unix.mail.virginia.edu
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia

8:30 a.m.
G. H. Hardy's Oxford Years (19201931).
Robin J Wilson*, The Open University
(93901187)

9:00 a.m.
The Problems Submitted by Ramanujan to the Journal of the Indian Mathematical Society.
Bruce C. Berndt*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
YounSeo Choi, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
SoonYi Kang, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(93911231)

9:30 a.m.
Foundation issues in the 19th century British school: negative and complex numbers.
Patricia R. Allaire*, Queensborough Community College, The City University of New York
(93901202)

10:00 a.m.
On the development of certain numerical methods.
E. Kreyszig*, Carleton University
(93901375)

10:30 a.m.
The Role and Development of Analysis and Synthesis in Ancient Greece and Medieval Islam .
Glen R Van Brummelen*, The King's University College
(93901553)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Bergman Spaces and Related Topics, I
Organizers:
Peter L. Duren, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor duren@math.lsa.umich.edu
Michael Stessin, SUNY at Albany stessin@csc.albany.edu

8:30 a.m.
Aspects of the Friedrichs operator .
Harold S Shapiro*, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
(9393086)

9:00 a.m.
Weights and majorants of Hilbert spaces of entire functions.
Yurii I. Lyubarskii, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Kristian Seip*, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
(93930575)

9:30 a.m.
Best Approximation in the Mean by Analytic and Harmonic Functions .
Dmitry Khavinson*, University of Arkansas
John E. McCarthy, WashingtonUniversity
Harold S. Shapiro, Royal Institute of Technology
(9394121)

10:00 a.m.
Interpolating sequences in Bergman Spaces and an example of NonCorona for operators.
Eric M Amar*, University of Bordeaux I
Chantal M Menini, University of Bordeaux I
(93932244)

10:30 a.m.
Multipliers for entire functions and an interpolation problem of Beurling.
Joaquim Ortega, Cerd\`a*, University of Barcelona
Kristian Seip, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
(93930138)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Algebras and Applications, I
Organizers:
Allan P. Donsig, University of NebraskaLincoln adonsig@math.unl.edu
Nik Weaver, Washington University nweaver@math.wustl.edu

8:30 a.m.
Finite rank approximation and semidiscreteness for linear operators.
Christian G Le Merdy*, University of Houston
(93946321)

9:00 a.m.
Wavelets in Banach Algebras, Harmonic Analysis of Operators, and NonCommutative Geometry.
Vladimir V. Kisil*, IMEM of Odessa Univ. (Ukraine)
(9394687)

9:30 a.m.
Nudel'man interpolation for noncommutative analytic Toeplitz algebras.
Gelu Fanica Popescu*, Univ. Texas San Antonio
(93946134)

10:00 a.m.
Von Neumann Inequalities.
Jim Agler, UC San Diego
John E. McCarthy*, Washington University
(93947165)

10:30 a.m.
A survey of EffrosMarechal topology.
Cark Winsl\o w*, Royal Dan. School of Ed. St.
(93946142)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on The Integral Role of the TwoYear College in the Preservice Preparation of Elementary School Teachers, I
Organizers:
Mercedes A. McGowen, William Rainey Harper College mmcgowen@harper.cc.il.us
Joanne V. Peeples, El Paso Community College
William E. Haver, Virginia Collaborative for Excellence in the Preparation of Teachers

8:30 a.m.
A Collaborative Model for a Teacher Preparation Institution and Two Year Community Colleges.
Cheryl A. Lubinski*, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
Albert D. Otto, Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
(939N11146)

8:50 a.m.
Coalition for the Mathematical Preparation of Elementary Teachers (CoMPET).
Mark L. Klespis*, Sam Houston State University
Margaret R. Crider, Tomball College
James Polito, North Harris College
Patricia M. Stone, Tomball College
(939N1649)

9:10 a.m.
The Building of a Seamless Transition from Henry Ford Community College to the University of Michigan  Dearborn for Preservice Elementary School Teachers.
Deborah Zopf*, Henry Ford Community College
Roger Verhey, University of Michigan  Dearborn
(939N1999)

9:30 a.m.
The Mathematics Preparation of Prospective Elementary Teachers: A Summary of 13 Case Studies.
Denisse R. Thompson*, University of South Florida
(939N11016)

9:50 a.m.
Mathematics and Science Teacher Education Program: Collaboration for the Recruitment and Education of Prospective Elementary School Teachers .
Barbara J Pence, San Jose State University
Randall Charles*, San Jose State University
(939N1558)

10:10 a.m.
Collaborating to Improve Mathematics for Prospective Teachers.
Julie M DePree*, University of New MexicoValencia
Michele K Diel, University of New MexicoValencia % Author's phone number. Maximum length is 25 characters.
(939N1767)

10:30 a.m.
Report from the National Science Foundation.
James H. Lightbourne*, Ntional Science Foundation
(939N1927)

Friday January 15, 1999, 8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.
AMS Presentation
eMATH on the World Wide Web.
Organizers:
Ralph E. Youngen, AMS
Wendy A. Bucci, AMS

Friday January 15, 1999, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Combinatorics and analysis in the theory of subfactors.
Sorin Popa*, University of California Los Angeles
(9390502)

Friday January 15, 1999, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamical, Spectral, and Arithmetic ZetaFunctions, I
Organizers:
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuysen, Institut des Hautes \'Etudes Scientifiques machiel@ihes.fr

9:00 a.m.
A residue product for algebraic function fields over a number field.
XianJin Li*, American Institute of Mathematics
(93911128)

9:30 a.m.
Complements to Li's Criterion for the Riemann Hypothesis.
Enrico Bombieri, Institute for Advanced Study
Jeffrey C. Lagarias*, AT&T Labs
(93911177)

10:00 a.m.
Fast Computation of the Riemann Zeta Function to Arbitrary Accuracy.
William F Galway*, Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(939111129)

10:30 a.m.
The $10^{21}$st zero of the Riemann zeta function.
Andrew Odlyzko*, AT&T Labs  Research
(93911675)

Friday January 15, 1999, 9:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation on the Legacy of R. L. Moore
"Challenge in the Classrooms" film screenings at 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Organizers:
Albert C. Lewis, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis
Ben Fitzpatrick, Jr., Auburn University
Donald J. Albers, MAA

Friday January 15, 1999, 9:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Presentation
Video presentations by JPBM prize winners: Ian Stewart's "The Christmas Lectures" and John Lynch's and Simon Singh's "The Proof".

Friday January 15, 1999, 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m.
Book Sales and Exhibits

Friday January 15, 1999, 9:35 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAAAMSNCTM Panel Discussion
The draft of the updated NCTM standards for school mathematics: An opportunity for your feedback.
Moderators:
Joan FerriniMundy, National Research Council
Panelists:
Kathleen Heid, Pennsylvania State University
Judith Roitman, University of Kansas
Alan Schoenfeld, University of CaliforniaBerkeley

Friday January 15, 1999, 9:35 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Committee on Calculus Reform and the First Two Years Panel Discussion
The effect of calculus reform on student performance in subsequent courses.
Organizers:
Jack Bookman, Duke University
Susan L. Gantner, Worcester Polytechnic University and AAHE
Herbert E. Kasube, Bradley University
Panelists:
Susan L. Gantner,
Jack Bookman,
Judith Lee Baxter, University of Illinois at Chicago
John C. Polking, Rice University
Norman L. Webb, Wisconsin Center for Educational Research
Herbert E. Kasube,

Friday January 15, 1999, 9:35 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Open Forum
Educational Testing Service: Testing with technologySharing ideas to meet the challenges that lie ahead.
Organizers:
Gloria S. Dion, Educational Testing Service
Presenters:
Carol Jackson, ETS
Chancey O. Jones, ETS
Patricia Klag, ETS
Craig L. Wright, ETS

Friday January 15, 1999, 10:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Presentation
Math ejournals and beyond.
Organizers:
Ralph E. Youngen, AMS
Wendy A. Bucci, AMS

Friday January 15, 1999, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Invited Address
Geometric physics.
Cumrun Vafa*, Harvard University
(93900130)

Friday January 15, 1999, 11:10 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMSMAA Invited Address
Massive graphs: Algorithms, applications, and open problems.
Joan Feigenbaum*, AT\& T Labs
(9390001)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AMS Colloquium Lectures: Lecture III
Symplectic geometry from a dynamical systems point of view: {III}.
Helmut H. Hofer*, Courant Institute
(93958496)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.1:50 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Title to be announced.
Chris Laskowski*, University of Maryland

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on The History of Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@unix.mail.virginia.edu
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia

1:00 p.m.
The first undergraduate prize in mathematics? Robert Smith and his prize competition at Cambridge University.
June E BarrowGreen*, The Open University
(93901245)

1:30 p.m.
Wilhelm Blaschke: The Mathematician as Political Academic.
Sanford L. Segal*, University of Rochester
(93901212)

2:00 p.m.
Leonard Dickson (18741954): An American Legacy in Mathematics. A Celebration of the 125th Anniversary of his Birth.
Della D. Fenster*, University of Richmond
(93901468)

2:30 p.m.
R. L. Moore and Innovations in Mathematics Education.
Albert C Lewis*, Indiana University, Indianapolis
(93901417)

3:00 p.m.
The Gottingen Context of Von Neumann's Work on Hilbert Space.
Matthew Frank*, University of Chicago
(93901673)

3:30 p.m.
Some aspects of visualization in 19th mathematics and its teaching .
Eisso J Atzema*, University of Maine
(9390193)

4:00 p.m.
Cayley's invarianttheoretic solutions of polynomial equations.
Paul R. Wolfson*, West Chester University
(93901499)

4:30 p.m.
Augustus De Morgan: the forgotten historian.
Adrian C Rice*, University of Virginia
(93901169)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
GAMMSIAM Special Session on Geometry in Dynamics, II
Organizers:
Krystyna Kuperberg, Auburn University kuperkm@mail.auburn.edu

1:00 p.m.
Conformal Iterated Function Systems.
R. Daniel Mauldin*, University of North Texas
(939581187)

2:00 p.m.
Sudden Changes in Basins of attraction.
James A. Yorke*, University of Maryland
Helena E. Nusse, University of Maryland
(939001027)

2:30 p.m.
Knotted Solutions to the Euler Equations.
John B Etnyre, Stanford University
Robert W Ghrist*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(93958411)

3:00 p.m.
The Role of Tangencies in Global Bifurcations of Planar Maps.
Kathleen Alligood*, George Mason University
(93958978)

3:30 p.m.
Periodic billiard orbits and extremal polygons.
Eugene Gutkin*, USC
(93951656)

4:00 p.m.
Topology of 1d substitution tilings.
Marcy Barge*, Montana State University
(93954736)

4:30 p.m.
Finite Dimensional Grassmannians and Higher Rank KP.
Alex Kasman*, Mathematical Sciences Research Institute, Berkeley
(9397055)

5:00 p.m.
Damped Boussinesq Equation in a Circular Domain: the Influence of Geometry.
Vladimir V. Varlamov*, National University of Columbia, Bogotá, Columbia
(9393518)

5:30 p.m.
Chaotic Homeomorphisms and Indecomposable Subcontinua.
Christopher G Mouron*, University of Delaware
(93954510)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Bergman Spaces and Related Topics, II
Organizers:
Peter L. Duren, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor duren@math.lsa.umich.edu
Michael Stessin, SUNY at Albany

1:00 p.m.
A condition for index two invariant subspaces.
Alexandru Aleman, Fernuniversitaet Hagen
Stefan Richter*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996
Carl Sundberg, University of Tennessee
(93947415)

2:00 p.m.
Carleson Measures on Besov Spaces.
Nicola Arcozzi, University of Bologna
Richard Rochberg*, Washington University
Eric Sawyer, Indiana UnivPurdue Univ Indianapolis
(93946405)

2:30 p.m.
An extension of the HardyLittlewood Theorem.
Joseph A. Cima*, UNC
Alexandru Aleman, Fern University
(9393037)

3:00 p.m.
An Hadamard maximum principle for biharmonic operators with applications to the Bergman spaces.
Haakan P Hedenmalm*, Lund University
(93935577)

3:30 p.m.
Reproducing kernels in weighted Bergman spaces and Dirichlet type spaces.
Serguei M Shimorin*, Lund University
(93946740)

4:00 p.m.
Finite interpolation with minimum uniform norm in $\Bbb C^n$.
Eric Amar, Universite Bordeaux I
Pascal J Thomas*, Universite Paul Sabatier
(9393291)

4:30 p.m.
The backward shift operator on the Bergman spaces.
William T Ross*, University of Richmond
(93930162)

5:00 p.m.
Extremal problems for inclusions into weighted Bergman spaces .
Dragan Vukoti\'c*, Univ. Autonoma de Madrid
(93947230)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Probabilistic Combinatorics, II
Organizers:
B\'ela Bollob\'as, University of Memphis bollobas@msci.memphis.edu
Jeong Han Kim, Microsoft

1:00 p.m.
A First Look at MultiType Percolation .
John C Wierman*, Johns Hopkins University
(93905832)

1:30 p.m.
Dependent percolation.
Paul N. Balister, University of Memphis
Bela Bollobas*, University of Memphis
Alan M. Stacey, University of Cambridge
(939601157)

2:00 p.m.
Scaling Limits for Minimal and Random Spanning Trees in Two Dimensions.
Michael Aizenman, Princeton University
Almut Burchard, University of Virginia
Charles M Newman, Courant Institute
David B Wilson*, Microsoft
(93960972)

2:30 p.m.
Total Path Length for Random Recursive Trees .
Robert P Dobrow*, Truman State University
James A Fill, The Johns Hopkins University
(9390588)

3:00 p.m.
Small complete arcs on finite projective planes.
Jeong Han Kim, Microsoft Research
Van H Vu*, Institute for Advance Study
(93905874)

3:30 p.m.
The Structure of Random Sumfree Sets.
Neil J Calkin*, Clemson University
Peter J. Cameron, Queen Mary and Westfield College
(93905871)

4:00 p.m.
Random walks on groups: how fast they mix and how to speed them up.
Igor Pak*, Yale University
(939601148)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, II
Organizers:
Roger A. Wiegand, University of Nebraska and Purdue University rwiegand@math.purdue.edu
Susan Elaine Morey, Southwest Texas State University sm26@swt.edu

1:00 p.m.
The Algebraic Geometry of a Variety over a Ring.
Robert G Underwood*, Auburn University Montgomery
(93914447)

1:30 p.m.
Splitting of modulefinite ring extensions and unmixedness of group cohomology.
Nandini Ranganathan*, University of Michigan
(93913947)

2:00 p.m.
The Tight Integral Closure of a Set of Ideals.
Melvin Hochster*, Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
(93913930)

2:30 p.m.
Algebraic Fundamental group of a cuve singularity.
Hema Srinivasan*, University of Missouri
Steven D Cutkosky, University of Missouri
(93913844)

3:00 p.m.
Test ideals in diagonal hypersurface rings of small prime characteristic.
Moira A. McDermott*, Gustavus Adolphus College
(93913828)

3:30 p.m.
An algebraic approach to reductions of ideals, modules and algebras.
Wolmer V Vasconcelos*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
(93913175)

4:00 p.m.
On the irregularity of polarized surfaces of degree four whose adjoint bundles are not spanned.
Gian Mario Besana*, Eastern Michigan University
Sandra Di Rocco, Royal Institute of Technology
(93914117)

4:30 p.m.
Sequence of valuation ideals associated to simple integrally closed ideals of small order.
Sunsook Noh*, Ewha Womans University
(939131013)

5:00 p.m.
The IzumiRees Theorem.
Irena Swanson*, New Mexico State University
(93913993)

5:30 p.m.
Gorenstein Modules and Rings of Finite CohenMacaulay Type.
Graham J Leuschke*, University of Nebraska
(939131042)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Algebras and Applications, II
Organizers:
Allan P. Donsig, University of NebraskaLincoln adonsig@math.unl.edu
Nik Weaver, Washington University nweaver@math.wustl.edu

1:00 p.m.
On the local structure of von Neumann algebraic preduals.
Edward G. Effros*, UCLA
ZhongJin Ruan, University of Illinois
(93946779)

1:30 p.m.
The Wellposed matrix completion problem.
Don W Hadwin, University of New Hampshire
David R Larson*, Texas A\&M University
Dan Timotin, Institute of Mathematics, Romanian Academy of Science
(939471172)

2:00 p.m.
Meet Irreducible Ideals and Nest Representations.
Alan Hopenwasser*, University of Alabama
(93947291)

2:30 p.m.
The curvature invariant of multivariable operator theory.
William B Arveson*, UC Berkeley
(93947124)

3:15 p.m.
Break.

4:00 p.m.
The maximal C*algebra generated by an operator algebra, and application to modules of operators and Morita equivalence.
David P Blecher*, University of Houston
(93946273)

4:30 p.m.
Kernel estimates for generalized SegalBargmann spaces.
Richard Rochberg*, Washington University
(93947805)

5:00 p.m.
Hochschild cohomology for von Neumann algebras with Cartan subalgebras.
Allan M Sinclair, University of Edinburgh
Roger R Smith*, Texas A\&M University
(93946739)

5:30 p.m.
Local Lifting Property for Operator Spaces.
SeungHyeok Kye, Seoul National University
ZhongJin Ruan*, University of Illinois
(93946243)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Algebraic Geometry for Curves and Surfaces, II
Organizers:
Mika K. Seppala, Florida State University seppala@math.fsu.edu
Emil J. Volcheck, National Security Agency volcheck@acm.org

1:00 p.m.
Counting points on an elliptic curve on a lowmemory device.
Janos A Csirik*, UC Berkeley
(939141149)

1:30 p.m.
Torsion Points on Bielliptic Curves.
Roland B Dreier*, Oklahoma State University
(93914851)

2:00 p.m.
On Absolute Factorization of Bivariate Polynomials.
Gaetan Hache*, Concordia University
(939141164)

2:30 p.m.
Computing a parametrization for rational algebraic curves.
Mark Van Hoeij*, Florida State University
(939141141)

3:00 p.m.
Break.

3:30 p.m.
Producing Networks of Curves on 2dim Toric Hypersurfaces.
SarahMarie Belcastro*, Univ. of Northern Iowa
(93914977)

4:00 p.m.
Homotopy Methods for Effective Schubert Calculus .
Birkett T Huber*, M.S.R.I.
Frank Sottile, M.S.R.I
Bernd Sturmfels, University of California
(939141139)

4:30 p.m.
Sums of squares in affine $R$algebras some algorithmic aspects.
Thorsten Woermann*, FSU
(939141163)

5:00 p.m.
Closed geodesics on pairs of pants.
Claire Baribaud*, ETH, Zurich
(939531166)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Mathematics of the NavierStokes Equations, II (dedicated to the memory of Jean Leray)
Organizers:
Peter A. Perry, University of Kentucky perry@ms.uky.edu
ZhongWei Shen, University of Kentucky shenz@ms.uky.edu

1:00 p.m.
The normal form of the NavierStokes equations and decaying turbulence.
Ciprian Foias*, Indiana University
(93935167)

2:00 p.m.
Uniform Estimates on 3D incompressible NavierStokes Equations.
Gang Tian, MIT
Zhouping Xin*, Courant Institute \& CUHK
(93935361)

2:30 p.m.
Longtime behavior of the StommelCharney Model of the Gulf Stream.
Shandy Hauk*, Chapman Unviersity
Edriss S. Titi, University of California, Irvine
(93935503)

3:00 p.m.
Renormalization Group Method. Application to a Slightly Compressible Fluid Model.
Ioana Moise*, Indiana University
Mohammed Ziane, Texas A\&M University
(93935356)

3:30 p.m.
NavierStokes equations in nonsmooth manifolds.
Marius S Mitrea*, University of Missouri
(93935515)

4:00 p.m.
Zero dissipation limits of dissipative PDEs.
Jiahong Wu*, University of Texas at Austin
(93935184)

4:30 p.m.
Largetime behavior for solutions of equations modeling the lowspeed flow of a highly compressible fluid.
Diane L. Denny*, James Madison University
(93935383)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part A
Creating interactive texts in Mathematica.
Organizers:
John R. Wicks, North Park University

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#12: Part B
Writing and the teaching of mathematics.
Organizers:
John E. Meier, Lafayette College
Thomas W. Rishel, Cornell University

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part A
Cooperative learning in undergraduate mathematics education.
Organizers:
Barbara E. Reynolds, Cardinal Stritch University
William E. Fenton, Bellarmine College

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Probability and Statistics

1:00 p.m.
A Numerical ODE to DeMoivre/Laplace.
James L Rulla*, Lyon College
(9396064)

1:15 p.m.
The Envelope of an Oscillatory Harmonizable Process.
Randall J Swift*, Western Kentucky University
(93960113)

1:30 p.m.
Some Counterexamples in Reproducing Kernels.
Milan N. Luki\'c*, University of WisconsinOshkosh
(93960174)

2:00 p.m.
Convergence and Stability Analysis of Large Scale Parabolic systems under Markovian structural perturbations.
Mahmoud J Anabtawi*, Tennessee State University
S. S. Sathananthan, Tennessee State University
G. S. Ladde, The University of Texas at Arlington
(93960509)

2:15 p.m.
Stochastic Heat Equation on Lie Groups.
Frederi G Viens*, University of North Texas
Samy Tindel, Unversite de Paris XIII
(93960574)

2:30 p.m.
Waiting times and linear automata.
Ronald W Gatterdam*, University of Alaska Fairbanks
(93960948)

2:45 p.m.
Construction of multidimensional random probability measures via sequential barycenter arrays.
Michael G Monticino*, University of North Texas
Theodore Hill, Georgia Institute of Technology
(93960964)

3:00 p.m.
Analytical properties of multidimensional random probability measures.
LeRoy I. Valdes*, University of North Texas
Michael G. Monticino, University of North Texas
Theodore Hill, Georgia Tech
(939601003)

3:15 p.m.
Large Deviation Estimates in Ruin Theory.
Jinhua Jean Tao*, Central Missouri State University
(939601103)

3:30 p.m.
Stochastic Differential Models for Genetic Algorithms.
German Hernandez*, University of Memphis
Fernando Nino, University of Memphis
(939601171)

3:45 p.m.
A counterexample to a conjecture concerning stochastically increasing random variables.
Roger B. Nelsen*, Lewis & Clark College
José Juan QuesadaMolina, Universidad de Granada
José Antonio RodríguezLallena, Universidad de Almería
Manuel ÚbedaFlores, Universidad de Almería
(9396271)

4:00 p.m.
Shrinkage estimation in Problems of Less Than Full Rank.
Lawrence J. Crone*, American University
David S Crosby, American University
ILok Chang, American University
(93962311)

4:15 p.m.
Applications of the twoparameter PoissonDirichlet distribution.
Matthew A Carlton*, UCLA
(93962140)

4:30 p.m.
Analysis of Seasonal Variation in Multiple Groups.
Osvaldo Marrero*, Villanova University
(93962513)

4:45 p.m.
Was My Opponent (Too) Lucky?
Chris Edwards*, university of wisconsin oshkosh
(93962731)

5:00 p.m.
Properties of the Bertino family of copulas.
Gregory A. Fredricks*, Lewis & Clark College
Roger B. Nelsen, Lewis & Clark College
(939621009)

5:15 p.m.
Monitoring and Detecting Changes in the Periodic Behavior of Unevenly Sampled Time Series Data.
Kevin M. Short*, University of New Hampshire
Laura A. McSweeney, University of New Hampshire
(939621107)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Mathematical Education

1:00 p.m.
Helping Students Solve Their Own Problems: Teaching the Entire Process of Problem Solving and Mathematical Modeling Using StudentGenerated Projects in Applied Mathematics Courses.
Bruce PollackJohnson*, Villanova University
Audrey F. Borchardt, Villanova University
(9399859)

1:15 p.m.
The Uses of Maple in Teaching Abstract Algebra.
Kevin E. Charlwood*, Washburn University
(93998345)

1:30 p.m.
Discovering Number Theory.
Jeffrey J Holt*, RandolphMacon College
John W Jones, Arizona State University
(93998386)

1:45 p.m.
The Missouri Undergraduate Mathematics Faculty Enhancement Project.
Terry A. Goodman*, Central Missouri State University
Rhonda L. McKee, Central Missouri State University
(93998427)

2:00 p.m.
Retention of Concepts and Skills in Traditional and Reformed Applied Calculus.
Bradley E Garner*, University of Houston Clear Lake
Lynn E Garner, Brigham Young University
(93998580)

2:15 p.m.
Division algorithm and Taylor polynomials.
M Sayrafiezadeh*, Medgar Evers College/CUNY
(93998636)

2:30 p.m.
History Makes Mathematics Alive.
Daina Taimina*, University of Latvia and Cornell University
(93998668)

2:45 p.m.
A Longitudinal Study of the Effects of Integrating Developmental Algebra with College Algebra.
Timothy W Flood*, Pittsburg State University
(93998681)

3:00 p.m.
A Mathematical Structure for the Chinese Zodiac.
John F. Lamb, Jr.*, University of Mary HardinBaylor
(93998783)

3:15 p.m.
Using Financial Calculators in a Business Mathematics Course.
William H Heller*, University of TexasPan American
Monty B Taylor, University of TexasPan American
(93998804)

3:30 p.m.
The Importance of R. L. Moore's Calculus Course.
Joseph W Eyles*, IBM, Austin, Texas
(93998813)

3:45 p.m.
Possible uses of ``reaction'' and ``reflection'' problems in calculus classes.
Al Shenk*, UCSD
(93998889)

4:00 p.m.
Seniors with Scissors and String: Building Historical Objects in a Mathematics Class.
Heather Ames Lewis*, Nazareth College
(93998944)

4:15 p.m.
Helping Students Discover Periodic Behavior: A Geometric Approach.
Laura A. McSweeney*, University of New Hampshire
Kevin M. Short, University of New Hampshire
(939981102)

4:30 p.m.
Fair dice from curtain rods .
Helmut Doll*, Bloomsburg University
(939981155)

4:45 p.m.
The University of Washington Instructional Center  Helping Disadvantaged Students Succeed.
Rebecca C Tyson*, University of Washington
(939981159)

5:00 p.m.
Report on a Statistical Study on the Performance of Remedial vs. NonRemedila Students in College Algebra.
Jennifer J Flannery*, University of the Incarnate Word
(939981182)

5:15 p.m.
Student Projects in Elementary Statistics.
Bathi Kasturiarachi*, Kent State University
(939981190)

5:30 p.m.
Inservice Teachers, Graphing Calculators, and Mathematical Modeling.
James A. Telese, University of Texas at Brownsville
Mufid A Abudiab*, Texas A&M UniversityCorpus Christi
(93997798)

5:45 p.m.
Using Writing in college mathematics classes.
Javad Abdalkhani*, The Ohio State University
Ramakrishnan Menon, The Ohio State University
(93900758)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.4:55 p.m.
AMS Session on Functional Analysis and Approximation Theory

1:00 p.m.
Some inequalities of double and single exponential type.
David E Edmunds, University of Sussex
Ritva M HurriSyrjanen*, University of Helsinki
(9394653)

1:15 p.m.
Blaschke inductive limits.
Suren A. Grigoryan, Kazan State University
Thomas V. Tonev*, The University of Montana  Missoula
(9394698)

1:30 p.m.
The product of a composition operator with the adjoint of a composition operator.
John H. Clifford*, Michigan State University
Dechao Zheng, Vanderbilt University
(93946255)

1:45 p.m.
Transformation group $C^*$algebras with bounded trace.
Astrid an Huef*, Dartmouth College
(93946270)

2:00 p.m.
Remarks on BanachMazur problem about spaces with transitive group of isometries.
Beata Randrianantoanina*, Miami University
(93946306)

2:15 p.m.
Applications of a Schauder decomposition in $X\otimes _\lambda Y$.
Elizabeth M Bator, University of North Texas
Dawn R Slavens*, Mount Union College
(93946319)

2:30 p.m.
Properties of representing measures.
Elizabeth M Bator*, University of North Texas
Dawn R Slavens, Mount Union College
(93946320)

2:45 p.m.
Holomorphic Idempotents and Retracts in C*algebras.
Jerry R Muir, Jr*, University of Kentucky
(93946698)

3:00 p.m.
Relative Chebyshev Centers in Hilbert Space.
Robert Huotari, San Francisco State Univ.
Michael P Prophet*, Murray State University
(93946786)

3:15 p.m.
Order Continuous Operators Between Partially Ordered Vector Spaces.
Jamie L Summerville*, Morehead State University
(93946842)

3:30 p.m.
The fixed point property for asymptotically nonexpansive mappings.
Paddy Dowling, Miami University,
Chris Lennard*, University of Pittsburgh
Barry Turett, Oakland University
(93946957)

3:45 p.m.
A finite disjointness property for operators on Banach lattices.
William A. Feldman*, University of Arkansas
(939461197)

4:15 p.m.
An Algorithm for Solving A Nonlinear IntegroDifferential Equation.
Elias Y Deeba*, University of HoustonDowntown
Shishen S Xie, University of HoustonDowntown
(93941129)

4:30 p.m.
On some shift invariant integral operators, univariate case, revisited.
George Anastassiou*, The University of Memphis
Sorin G. Gal, University of Oradea, Romania
(93941380)

4:45 p.m.
Protoconvex functions.
Thurai Kugendran*, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
(93949384)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Partial Differential Equations

1:00 p.m.
$L^p$ Estimates for the Mixed Boundary Problem on a Lipschitz Graph Domain.
Jeffery D. Sykes*, University of Kentucky
(9393560)

1:15 p.m.
Large Amplitude Torsional Oscillations in the Tacoma Narrows Bridge.
Kristen S Moore*, University of Connecticut
(9393575)

1:30 p.m.
Bounded solutions of a nonlinear diffusion equation with time delay.
Joseph Wiener, University of TexasPan American
Hushang Poorkarimi*, University of TexasPan American
(93935156)

1:45 p.m.
Weighted Integral Inequalities for Solutions to the Conjugate AHarmonic Equation.
Shusen Ding*, University of Minnesota
(93935183)

2:00 p.m.
Diffractive Nonlinear Geometric Optics for Short Pulses.
Deborah Alterman*, University of Michigan
Jeffrey Rauch, University of Michigan
(93935219)

2:30 p.m.
An inverse boundary value problem for a prestressed polycrystalline aggregate.
Robert L Robertson*, Texas A&M International University
(93935308)

2:45 p.m.
An existence result for a class of superlinear plaplacian semipositone systems.
Hai Dang, Mississippi State University
Maya Chhetri*, Mississippi State University
Ratnasingham Shivaji, Mississippi State University
(93935395)

3:00 p.m.
Beyond Quenching for Singular Degenerate Semilinear ReactionDiffusion Equations.
C. Y. Chan*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Jian Yang, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(93935452)

3:15 p.m.
Quenching in Infinite Time for Singular Degenerate Semilinear ReactionDiffusion Equations.
C. Y. Chan, University of Southwestern Louisiana
Jian Yang*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(93935453)

3:30 p.m.
A Method of Lines Analysis of Pump Propagation in Solid State Lasers.
Lila F. Roberts*, Georgia Southern University
(93935483)

3:45 p.m.
Progress in a twodimensional inverse spectral problem.
C. Maeve McCarthy*, Murray State University
(93935650)

4:00 p.m.
Transport equations and velocity averages.
Guergana Petrova Petrova*, USC, Columbia, SC
(93935724)

4:15 p.m.
A note on the positivity of nonnegative solutions for semipositone problems.
Alfonso Castro, University of Texas at San Antonio
Maya Chhetri, Mississippi State University
Ratnasingham Shivaji*, Mississippi State University
(93935866)

4:30 p.m.
A Priori Estimates for a Semilinear Elliptic Partial Differential Equation.
Joseph A. Iaia*, University of North Texas
(939351005)

4:45 p.m.
Polynomial Motions of Partial Differential Equations.
Andrzej W. Kedzierawski*, SUNY Geneseo
N. R. Nandakumar, Delaware State University
(939351096)

5:00 p.m.
A phase field modelwith memory.
Sergiu Aizicovici, Ohio University
Maurizio Grasselli, Politecnico di Milano
Mark McKibben*, Ohio University
(939351218)

5:15 p.m.
A symmetry construction for the singular Yamabe problem.
David L Finn*, Goucher College
(93958108)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Mathematics Competitions, III
Organizers:
Harold B. Reiter, University of North Carolina at Charlotte hbreiter@email.uncc.edu
Stephen B. Maurer, Swarthmore College
William P. Fox, U. S. Military Academy
Susan Schwartz Wildstrom, Walt Whitman High School, Bethesda, MD

1:00 p.m.
The Virginia Tech Regional Mathematics Contest.
James E Shockley*, Va Tech
(939D1552)

1:20 p.m.
The Indiana College Mathematics Competition.
Elton Graves*, RoseHulman Institute of Technology
(939D1827)

1:40 p.m.
Discussion.

2:00 p.m.
Florida's Sunshine State Scholars Competition.
William H. Caldwell*, Univ. of North Florida
(939D1935)

2:20 p.m.
Competitions in Mu Alpha Theta.
Stanley B. Eliason*, University of Oklahoma
(939D1374)

2:40 p.m.
The Wisconsin MAA High School Math Contest.
John J Koker*, Univ. of WI Oshkosh
(939D1707)

3:00 p.m.
The Annual WPI High School Mathematics Meet.
J. J. Malone*, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
(939D1873)

3:20 p.m.
The Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics Contest for High School Students.
Leona L. Mirza*, North Park University
(939D1811)

3:40 p.m.
The American Regions Mathematics League: The Growth of a National Network .
Mark E Saul*, Bronxville Schools, Bronxville, NY
Linda Berman, Bronx High School of Science, Bronx, NY
Martin Badoian, Canton High School, Canton, MA
(939D1875)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Ethical, Humanistic, and Artistic Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Alvin M. White, Harvey Mudd College awhite@hmc.edu
Robert P. Webber, Longwood College
Stefanos P. Gialamas, Illinois Institute of Art

1:00 p.m.
Mathematics and the Four Great Philosophical Questions.
Jerry P. King*, Lehigh University
(939F1390)

1:30 p.m.
Senior Seminar: Preparing Computer and Mathematical Sciences Students for the Future.
Ron Barnes*, University of HoustonDowntown
Ken Oberhoff, University of HoustonDowntown
(939F1403)

1:45 p.m.
The Ethical Dilemma of Mathematics Teaching.
Jerry P. King*, Lehigh University
(939F11064)

2:00 p.m.
Introducing Liberal Arts Students to the Beauty of Abstract Mathematics via Computer Graphics, Groups, and Pascal's Triangle (Preliminary Report).
Kathleen M Shannon*, Salisbury State University
Michael J Bardzell, Salisbury State University
(939F1301)

2:30 p.m.
Teaching Ehtics in Mathematics Classes: Why and How.
Bonnie J. Shulman*, Bates College
(939F1222)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Proof in Mathematical Education
Organizers:
G. Joseph Wimbish, Huntingdon College jwimbish@huntingdon.edu
Gary E. Davis, University of Southampton

1:00 p.m.
Student derivation of standard integral formulas.
Jerome Dancis*, Univ of MD
(939G1651)

1:15 p.m.
Why Should Students Learn the Proof of the Mean Value Theorem in Calculus I How Should We Assess?
Theresa L Friedman*, Bendictine University
(939G11200)

1:30 p.m.
Making the Transition from Algorithm to Proof: What Can History Tell Us?
Janet Heine Barnett*, University of Southern Colorado
(939G1176)

1:45 p.m.
Teaching the Logical Paradoxes: On Mathematical Insight or Is There a Nonalgorithmic Element in Gödel's Second Theorem?
Myrna L. Estep*, University of the Incarnate Word
(939G1170)

2:00 p.m.
Student views of proof: What we found.
Helen E. Salzberg*, Rhode Island College
Barry Schiller, Rhode Island College
(939G1265)

2:15 p.m.
Using the Game Minesweeper to Introduce Students to Proofs.
Patti Frazer Lock*, St. Lawrence University
Allan A. Struthers, Michigan Technological University
(939G1360)

2:30 p.m.
What is an Elegant Proof? The Case of Tic Tac Toe.
Tomas M Kalmar*, California State University Monterey Bay
(939G11098)

2:45 p.m.
Break.

3:00 p.m.
Proof for the General Education Student.
G. Edgar Parker*, James Madison University
(939G1211)

3:15 p.m.
It's their transitionYou can't make it for them.
Carol S. Schumacher*, Kenyon College
(939G1486)

3:30 p.m.
Making the Transition from Calculus to Abstract Mathematics.
Connie M Campbell*, Millsaps College
(939G1876)

3:45 p.m.
Toward Proof.
Jeffery T. McLean*, University of St. Thomas
(939G1317)

4:00 p.m.
What is "Quality" in a Mathematical Proof?
Robert D McMillan*, Oklahoma Christian University of Science and Arts
(939G1298)

4:15 p.m.
Common Misconceptions .
May F Hamdan*, Lebanese American University
(939G1816)

4:30 p.m.
Teaching the Techniques of Proof.
Holly P. Hirst*, Appalachian State University
Jeffry L. Hirst, Appalachian State University
(939G1249)

4:45 p.m.
Proof as a Convincing Communication that Answers  Why?
David W. Henderson*, Cornell University
(939G1663)

5:00 p.m.
What are the sources of student conviction?
Melanie A Wahlberg*, The College of New Jersey
(939G1695)

5:15 p.m.
Proof and learning styles in arithmetic and supportive verbalization.
Seymour W. Pustilnik*, New York City Technical College (CUNY)
Phyllis L. Pustilnik, Bronx Community College (CUNY)
(939G1472)

5:30 p.m.
Discussion.

5:45 p.m.
"Action Proof" in a dynamic geometry for prospective elementary school teachers: Structure of intuitive explorations.
Barbara J. Pence*, San Jose State University
(939G1555)

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
What math do teachers need to know?
Organizers:
W. James Lewis, Univeristy of Nebraska

Friday January 15, 1999, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA CUPM Subcommittee on Calculus Reform and the First Two Years Poster Session
College algebra reform.
Organizers:
Donald B. Small, U. S. Military Academy
Sara Bush, Wiley College
Eugene J. Taylor, Grambling State University

Friday January 15, 1999, 2:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
A barely $\Sigma{}_2^0$ degree.
Geoffrey L. LaForte*, University of West Florida

Friday January 15, 1999, 2:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Several Complex Variables, II
Organizers:
Emil J. Straube, Texas A \& M University emil.straube@math.tamu.edu
Harold P. Boas, Texas A \& M University
Marshall A. Whittlesey, Texas A \& M University mwhittle@math.tamu.edu

2:00 p.m.
Holomorphic images of $C^n$.
Berit Stensones*, Univ. of Michigan
(93932837)

2:30 p.m.
A General Theory of Shears.
Dror Varolin*, University of Michigan
(93932573)

3:00 p.m.
Regularity of twisted Laplacians and biholomorphic maps.
Jeffery D McNeal*, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
(93932589)

3:30 p.m.
Polynomial Approximation on Submanifolds of Strictly Pseudoconvex Hypersurfaces.
John T Anderson*, College of the Holy Cross
Alexander J Izzo, Bowling Green State University
(9393270)

4:00 p.m.
Analytic structure in fibered polynomial hulls.
Marshall A Whittlesey*, Texas A&M University
(939321090)

4:30 p.m.
Teichm\"uller space of a closed subset of the Riemann sphere.
Sudeb Mitra*, Cornell University
(939321082)

5:00 p.m.
Cohomological hulls and supports of Dolbeault cohomology classes.
Robert Bakula*, SUNY at Stony Brook
(939321145)

Friday January 15, 1999, 2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamical, Spectral, and Arithmetic ZetaFunctions, II
Organizers:
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuysen, Institut des Hautes \'Etudes Scientifiques machiel@ihes.fr

2:00 p.m.
Universality of correlations of zeros of random waves.
Steve Zelditch*, Johns Hopkins
(93981688)

2:30 p.m.
Artin Lfunctions of graph coverings.
Audrey A Terras*, U.C.S.D.
Harold M Stark, U.C.S.D.
(93911568)

3:00 p.m.
The Zeta function of an elliptic operator in vector bundle over the circle .
Dan Burghelea*, OSU
(939471004)

3:30 p.m.
The Calculation of Maass Wave Forms.
Harold M Stark*, UCSD
(939111086)

4:00 p.m.
Determinants of geometric operators.
Kate Okikiolu*, University of California, San Diego
(939511217)

4:30 p.m.
Discussion/open problems.

Friday January 15, 1999, 2:00 p.m.3:55 p.m.
MAA Session on Integrating Mathematics and Other Disciplines, II
Organizers:
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona wmc@math.arizona.edu
Nicholas T. Losito, SUNY at Farmingdale
Yajun Yang, SUNY at Farmingdale

2:00 p.m.
Bridging the Gap between Business Calculus and Economics with Interactive Computer Illustrations.
Jean Marie McDill*, Cal Poly
Agnes Rash, St. Joseph's University
(939M1929)

2:15 p.m.
Chaos in Economics.
James A Walsh*, Oberlin College
(939M1692)

2:30 p.m.
Collaboration with Business School Colleagues and NonAcademics to Redesign a Course on Business Calculus, Matrices, and Linear Programming.
Bruce PollackJohnson*, Villanova University
Audrey F. Borchardt, Villanova University
(939M11124)

2:45 p.m.
Linking Mathematics and the Sciences via InClass Experiments.
Sheldon P. Gordon*, SUNY at Farmingdale
Florence S. Gordon, New York Institute of Technology
(939M1520)

3:00 p.m.
A Calculus Course for Biology Students.
Charles W Mullins*, University of Central Arkansas
(939M1765)

3:15 p.m.
Connecting Mathematics, Computer Science and Science: A Computational Science Approach.
Ignatios E Vakalis*, Capital University
(939M1541)

3:30 p.m.
Computer Programming Courses Using Maple and Mathematica.
David E Betounes*, University of Southern Mississippi
Mylan E Redfern, University of Southern Mississippi
(939M1517)

3:45 p.m.
Mathematical Methods of Image Processing  A Progress Report on Course Development.
Sean A. Broughton*, RoseHulman Institute Of Technology
Edward R. Doering, RoseHulman Institute Of Technology
(939M1853)

Friday January 15, 1999, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
MAA Invited Address
The Role of Research in Improving School Mathematics.
Jeremy Kilpatrick*, University of Georgia
(93997554)

Friday January 15, 1999, 2:15 p.m.5:00 p.m.
NAM GranvilleBrown Session of Presentations by Recent Doctoral Recipients in the Mathematical Sciences

2:15 p.m.
William A. Massey, Lucent Technology, Bell Labs

Friday January 15, 1999, 2:15 p.m.4:10 p.m.
RMMC Board of Directors

Friday January 15, 1999, 2:40 p.m.3:30 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
What you can and can't define in a model.
Michael Benedikt*, Bell Laboratories

Friday January 15, 1999, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#14: Part A
An introduction to wavelets.
Organizers:
Colm K. Mulcahy, Spelman College

Friday January 15, 1999, 3:15 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part A
Music and mathematics.
Organizers:
Leon Harkelroad, Bard College

Friday January 15, 1999, 3:15 p.m.4:45 p.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Models for intervention projects.
Organizers:
Robert E. Megginson, University of Michigan
Manuel P. Berrioz\'abal, University of Texas at San Antonio
Panelists:
Manuel P. Berrioz\'abal,
Florence Fasanelli, CollegeUniversity Resource Institute, Inc.
William A. Hawkins, Jr., SUMMA
Robert E. Megginson,
Irvin E. Vance, Michigan State University
Charlene Morrow, Mount Holyoke College

Friday January 15, 1999, 3:20 p.m.5:00 p.m.
MAA Teaching Awards Presentations
Presenters:
Joel V. Brawley, Clemson University
Robert W. Case, Northeastern University
Joan P. Hutchinson, Macalester College

Friday January 15, 1999, 4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Session on Geometry in the Classroom in the Next Millennium, II
Organizers:
Colm K. Mulcahy, Spelman College colm@spelman.edu
David W. Henderson, Cornell University
Barry Schiller, Rhode Island College

4:00 p.m.
{\bit Geometry Problem Solving Activities for Elementary Teachers.}

4:00 p.m.
Geometry for Elementary Education Majors.
Elizabeth D Gray*, Southeastern Louisiana University
(939H1262)

4:00 p.m.
Dynamic Geometry for Prospective Elementary School Teachers: Construction of Investigations .
Barbara J. Pence*, San Jose State University
(939H1557)

4:00 p.m.
Using Dynamic Geometry Software in Courses for the Preparation of Elementary Teachers.
Vincent P. Schielack, Jr.*, Texas A&M University
(939H11084)

4:00 p.m.
Students Constructing Geometry  Teaching without Lecturing.
John E. Wolfe*, Oklahoma State University
(939H11112)

4:40 p.m.
Discussion.

5:00 p.m.
{\bit Geometry for K8 Teachers Using History and Symmetry.}

5:00 p.m.
Was Pythagoras Chinese?
David E. Zitarelli*, Temple University
(939H1421)

5:00 p.m.
Geometry: Let's give our K8 teachers perspective.
Helen Gerretson*, University of Northern Colorado
(939H1456)

5:00 p.m.
Eratosthenes' measurement of the Earth: A module for classroom use.
Kenneth R Berg*, University of Maryland
Karen Z Benbury, Bowie State University
(939H1633)

5:00 p.m.
Symmetry as a Unifying Concept in Geometry for Middle School Teachers.
David E Kullman*, Miami University
(939H1679)

5:40 p.m.
Discussion.

6:00 p.m.
{\bit Writing and Investigations in Geometry.}

6:00 p.m.
Geometry through Constructions.
James A Nickel*, U Texas of the Permian Basin
(939H1350)

6:00 p.m.
Using Journals in College Geometry.
Deborah A ShermanDenvir*, Marshall University
(939H1690)

6:00 p.m.
The Use of Writing Projects in Teaching Geometry.
Sarah J Greenwald*, Appalachian State University
(939H1895)

6:00 p.m.
Encouraging Diverse Geometric Perspectives Among InService Teachers.
Kelly Gaddis*, SUNY College at Buffalo
(939H1915)

6:40 p.m.
Discussion.

Friday January 15, 1999, 4:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Poster Session
Undergraduate research by students.
Organizers:
Aparna W. Higgins, University of Dayton
Mario U. Martelli, California State UniversityFullerton

Friday January 15, 1999, 4:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
ASL Session for Contributed Papers

Friday January 15, 1999, 4:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
ASL Session for Contributed Papers

Friday January 15, 1999, 4:20 p.m.5:10 p.m.
AMS Committee on Science PolicyMAA Science Policy Committee Government Speaker

4:20 p.m.
The new age of exploration.
Rita Colwell*, National Science Foundation

Friday January 15, 1999, 5:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
MAA Informal Session
Actuarial education.
Organizers:
James W. Daniel, University of Texas
Matthew J. Hassett, Arizona State University

Friday January 15, 1999, 5:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
NAM Reception, Banquet, and CoxTalbot Address
The end of one era, the dawn of another.
Johnny L. Houston*, Elizabeth City State University

Friday January 15, 1999, 6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
AMS Special Event
Mathematical Reviews reception.

Friday January 15, 1999, 7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
MAAARUME Special Presentation
Research on undergraduate mathematics education.
Organizers:
Thomas P. Dick, Oregon State University

Friday January 15, 1999, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Formal Discussion
Isolated teachers of statistics.
Organizers:
Dexter C. Whittinghill, Rowan University

Friday January 15, 1999, 7:15 p.m.9:15 p.m.
MAA Presentation
An evening of poetry.
Organizers:
Alvin M. White, Harvey Mudd College

Friday January 15, 1999, 7:30 p.m.8:20 p.m.
MAA Student Lecture
Pianos and Continued Fractions.
Edward G. Dunne*, American Mathematical Society
(9390030)

Friday January 15, 1999, 7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Singularities in Algebraic and Analytic Geometry, VI
Organizers:
Caroline Grant Melles, U.S. Naval Academy cgg@nadn.navy.mil
Ruth I. Michler, University of North Texas michler@unt.edu

7:30 p.m.
Discussions on and open problems in resolution or uniformization of singularities.
Saturday January 16, 1999

Saturday January 16, 1999, 7:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Joint Meetings Registration

Saturday January 16, 1999, 7:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Geometry in the Classroom in the Next Millennium, III
Organizers:
Colm K. Mulcahy, Spelman College colm@mathcs.emory.edu
David W. Henderson, Cornell University
Barry Schiller, Rhode Island College

7:30 a.m.
{\bit Using Dynamic Geometry Software with Majors and Preservice Secondary Teachers, I.}

7:30 a.m.
Presenting Proofs Using Technology in Geometry .
Martin E. Flashman*, Humboldt State University
(939H1363)

7:30 a.m.
Using Technology to Connect the Empirical and Deductive Aspects of the College Geometry Course.
Jean J. McGehee*, University of Central Arkansas
(939H1643)

7:30 a.m.
Triangles, Evolutes, and Computers.
Alan McRae*, Washington and Lee University
(939H1781)

8:00 a.m.
Discussion.

8:15 a.m.
{\bit Using Dynamic Geometry Software with Majors and Preservice Secondary Teachers, II.}

8:15 a.m.
Enhancing "Modern Geometries" with Technology .
Mary J. Winter*, Michigan State University
(939H1186)

8:15 a.m.
Designing a Dynamic Geometry Course.
James M. Parks*, SUNYPotsdam
(939H1547)

8:15 a.m.
Forging a more connected, and scientific geometry curriculum through student investigations of locus problems and geometrical curve drawing devices using the computer software Geometer's Sketchpad.
David Dennis*, Univ. of Texas at El Paso
(939H1774)

8:45 a.m.
Discussion.

9:00 a.m.
{\bit Teaching NonEuclidean Geometry with Technology.}

9:00 a.m.
Using polyhedral models and Java applets to teach spherical geometry.
John M Sullivan*, Univ. of Illinois
(939H1399)

9:00 a.m.
Exploring Hyperbolic Geometry with PoincareDraw .
Robert L. Foote*, Wabash College
(939H1570)

9:00 a.m.
Exploring Geometry through Javabased Software.
Michael D Hvidsten*, Gustavus Adolphus College
(939H1806)

9:00 a.m.
High and Low Technology in the Geometry Classroom.
Daniel H Steinberg*, Oberlin College
(939H11077)

9:40 a.m.
Discussion.

10:00 a.m.
{\bit Teaching NonEuclidean Geometry without Technology Emphasis.}

10:00 a.m.
A Second Geometry Course: DiscussionBased Classes and Informal Texts.
Sarahmarie Belcastro*, University of Northern Iowa
(939H1562)

10:00 a.m.
Analytic Taxicab Geometry.
Jerry D. Taylor*, Campbell University
(939H1755)

10:00 a.m.
Geometry of the surface of the sphere for K12 teachers.
Alice Mae Guckin*, College of St.Scholastica
(939H11081)

10:00 a.m.
A course in hyperbolic geometry and the topology and geometry of surfaces.
David Gay*, University of Arizona
(939H11121)

10:40 a.m.
Discussion.

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
GAMMSIAM Special Session on Geometry in Dynamics, III
Organizers:
Krystyna Kuperberg, Auburn University kuperkm@mail.auburn.edu

8:00 a.m.
Hausdorff measures versus equilibrium states of conformal infinite iterated function systems.
Mariusz Urbanski*, University of North Texas
(93958514)

8:30 a.m.
Semiinvariants of Finite Reflection Groups.
Anne V Shepler*, University of California, San Diego
(93951776)

9:00 a.m.
Continuous sections in the action spectrum and applications.
Matthias Schwarz*, Univ. of Chicago
(93958753)

9:30 a.m.
The Euler equation and contact structures on solid tori.
John B Etnyre*, Stanford University
Robert Ghrist, Georgia Institute of Technology
(93957796)

10:00 a.m.
Holomorphic Curves and Global Systems of Surfaces of Section.
Helmut H. Hofer*, Courant Institute
(93958141)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Several Complex Variables, III
Organizers:
Emil J. Straube, Texas A \& M University emil.straube@math.tamu.edu
Harold P. Boas, Texas A \& M University
Marshall A. Whittlesey, Texas A \& M University mwhittle@math.tamu.edu

8:00 a.m.
Lyapunov Exponents for Birational Maps.
Jeffrey A Diller*, University of Notre Dame
(93932160)

8:30 a.m.
On the dynamics of $S^1$actions on Stein manifolds.
Eugen Mihailescu*, University of Michigan
(939321151)

9:00 a.m.
Branching Structure of Basins of Attraction of the Complex Henon Map.
Estela A. Gavosto*, Univeristy of Kansas
(93932761)

9:30 a.m.
Uniformly perfect sets, rational semigroups, Kleinian Groups and Itereated functions systems.
Rich L Stankewitz*, Texas A&M University
(93930227)

10:00 a.m.
A Connection on Loop Space.
Brian J Birgen*, Purdue University
(93932104)

10:30 a.m.
Cartan connections on CR manifolds and secondary characteristic classes.
Anbo Le*, Ohio State University
(93932612)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, III
Organizers:
Roger A. Wiegand, University of Nebraska and Purdue University rwiegand@math.purdue.edu
Susan Elaine Morey, Southwest Texas State University sm26@swt.edu

8:00 a.m.
Some progress on a conjecture of Lech.
Douglas A Hanes*, Univ. of Michigan
(93913939)

8:30 a.m.
On the primary decomposition of the Jacobian ideal of trilinear forms.
Anna Guerrieri*, Universita' di L'Aquila
Irena Swanson, New Mexico State University
(93913822)

9:00 a.m.
On the Core of an ideal.
Claudia Polini*, Hope College
(93913782)

9:30 a.m.
Symbolic powers and integral closures of ideals in regular rings.
Craig Huneke*, University of Kansas
(9391346)

10:00 a.m.
A Generalization of the Hilbert Function.
J Bruce Fields*, University of Michigan
(93913659)

10:30 a.m.
B\'ezout's Theorem for Quantum $\Bbb P ^2$s.
Izuru Mori*, The University of Texas at Arlington
(93916256)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Algebraic Geometry for Curves and Surfaces, III
Organizers:
Mika K. Seppala, Florida State University seppala@math.fsu.edu
Emil J. Volcheck, National Security Agency volcheck@acm.org

8:00 a.m.
About the numerical uniformization of real hyperelliptic curves.
Peter Buser*, EPF, Lausanne
(939531158)

8:30 a.m.
Equations for real hyperelliptic hyperbolic surfaces.
Robert Silhol*, Université de Montpellier II
(939141075)

9:00 a.m.
Break.

9:30 a.m.
Experiments with polynomials having prescribed branch values.
Kenneth Stephenson*, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
(93930634)

10:00 a.m.
Numerical uniformization of piecewise flat surfaces.
Philip L Bowers*, FSU
Kenneth Stephenson, UTK
(939141109)

10:30 a.m.
Using Circle Packings to Approximate Conformal Weldings.
George Brock Williams*, University of Tennessee
(9395265)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The Mathematics of the NavierStokes Equations, III (dedicated to the memory of Jean Leray)
Organizers:
Peter A. Perry, University of Kentucky perry@ms.uky.edu
ZhongWei Shen, University of Kentucky shenz@ms.uky.edu

8:00 a.m.
Determining Degrees of Freedom for the NavierStokes Equations.
Don A Jones*, Arizona State University
(93976508)

8:30 a.m.
Additive turbulent decomposition of the NavierStokes equations: Structure and mathematical questions.
James M McDonough*, University of Kentucky
(93976264)

9:00 a.m.
The Additive Turbulent Decomposition Method for the Incompressible NavierStokes Equations on Thin ThreeDimensional Domains .
Douglas A Riley*, University of Kentucky
(93965617)

9:30 a.m.
Strong Solutions to the incompressible NavierStokes equations in the halfspace.
Marco Cannone, Universit\'e Paris VII
Fabrice Planchon, Universit\'e Paris VII
Maria Elena Schonbek*, University of California Santa Cruz
(93976430)

10:00 a.m.
Approximation dynamics and the NavierStokes equations.
George R Sell*, University of Minnesota
(93935263)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#11: Part B
Creating interactive texts in Mathematica.
Organizers:
John R. Wicks, North Park University

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
MAA Minicourse \#16: Part B
Using handheld CAS throughout the mathematics curriculum.
Organizers:
Wade Ellis, West Valley College
L. Carl Leinbach, Gettysburg College
Bert K. Waits, Ohio State University

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:25 a.m.
AMS Session on Topological Groups and Lie Groups

8:00 a.m.
Inductive algebras for ${\rm SL}(2, {\Bbb R})$.
Murali K Vemuri*, Colgate University
Tim Steger, Universit\`a degli studi di Sassari
(93922178)

8:15 a.m.
PathConnected Topological Groups.
Laurie A Edler*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(93922608)

8:30 a.m.
Right Simple Subsemigroups and Right Subgroups of Compact Convergence Semigroups.
Shing S So*, Central Missouri State University
(93922885)

8:45 a.m.
Efficient Bases for Adjoint Representations of Semisimple Lie Algebras.
Robert G. Donnelly*, Murray State University
(939221083)

9:00 a.m.
Duality for Flag Domains.
Joseph A Wolf*, University of California
(939221175)

9:15 a.m.
Wave graph bases of tensor invariants of classical Lie groups and algebras.
Aleksandrs Mihailovs*, SUNY College at Oneonta
(939221177)

9:30 a.m.
LCA groups with splitting subgroup of all compact elements and Pontrjagin duality.
Peter Loth*, Sacred Heart University
(9392252)

10:00 a.m.
A Unification of Several Results on Nilpotent Lie Algebras.
Bill Yankosky*, North Carolina State University
(93917346)

10:15 a.m.
M\"untzSzasz Theorems for Nilpotent Lie Groups.
Darwyn C Cook*, Daniel Webster College
(9394356)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMS Session on Operator Theory

8:15 a.m.
The abstract banc method in extension problems for almost periodic matrix functions.
Leiba Rodman*, College of William and Mary
Ilya M Spitkovsky, College of William and Mary
Hugo J Woerdeman, College of William and Mary
(9394733)

8:30 a.m.
Hankel operators between Bergman spaces.
Ruhan Zhao*, Kyoto University, Japan
(93947207)

8:45 a.m.
Toeplitz Operators on the Bergman and Hardy Spaces.
Kathryn M. Lewis*, Purdue University
(93947228)

9:00 a.m.
Boundary multiplicity and filling a hole in the essential spectrum.
George R Exner*, Bucknell University
Bernard Chevreau, Universite de Bordeaux I
(93947458)

9:15 a.m.
Composition Operators Acting between Hardy Spaces.
Thomas E. Goebeler, Jr.*, University of Virginia
(93947614)

9:30 a.m.
A degreetheoretic approach for a variational inequality of Von K\'arm\'an type.
Dan D. Pascali*, Courant Institute, NYU
(93947749)

9:45 a.m.
Real C*algebras, United $K$theory, and the K\"unneth Formula.
Jeffrey L Boersema*, University of Oregon
(93947802)

10:00 a.m.
Introversion Operators.
Amir A. Maleki*, Howard University
(93947878)

10:15 a.m.
Derivations of limit algebras.
Randall Crist*, Creighton University
Allan Donsig, University of NebraskaLincoln
Timothy Hudson, East Carolina University
Elias Katsoulis, East Carolina University
(93947888)

10:30 a.m.
Semigroups of Isometries of the Bergman Space (Preliminary Report).
William E. Hornor*, University of Southern Mississippi
James E. Jamison, University of Memphis
(939471135)

10:45 a.m.
Grunsky Transformation for the upper half plane.
Subhajit Ghosechowdhury*, University of Missouri
(939471150)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:40 a.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, II

8:00 a.m.
Large sets often have large partition regular structures.
Vitaly Bergelson, Ohio State University
Neil Hindman*, Howard University
(93905505)

8:15 a.m.
Some Properties of the Conjugacy Classes of the Hyperoctahedral Group.
Robert V Gill*, Illinois Wesleyan University
(93905516)

8:30 a.m.
Construction of Partial Difference Sets Using Galois Rings.
John B. Polhill, Jr.*, University of Virginia
(93905613)

8:45 a.m.
Permutations Enumerated by The Schr\"oder Numbers.
Darla J. Kremer*, Murray State University
(93905623)

9:00 a.m.
O, IO, ICO Matroids.
Vadim Ponomarenko*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(93905745)

9:15 a.m.
Turan problems for weighted Graphs .
Andre Kundgen*, University of Illinois
Zoltan Furedi, University of Illinois
(93905773)

9:30 a.m.
Vertex Partitions in Directed Graphs with Bounded Indegree.
Eric W Aurand*, Texas A&MCommerce
(93905795)

9:45 a.m.
Root Sets of Polynomials Modulo Prime Powers.
Davesh Maulik*, Harvard University
(93905809)

10:00 a.m.
Extremal Problems on Weighted Graphs.
John Allen Kuchenbrod*, University of Kentucky
(93905810)

10:15 a.m.
Complexity of vertex transitive graphs.
Milan Randi\'c*, Drake University
(93905840)

10:30 a.m.
Hypergraphical Designs.
Cheryl L. Olsen*, Shippensburg University
(93905845)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:10 a.m.
AMS Session on Applications, II

8:00 a.m.
An Algorithmic Version of Kuhn's LoneDivider Method of Fair Division.
Bryan Dawson*, Union University
(93990312)

8:15 a.m.
Potential, recursive definitions and reduction to Shapley value, for values of cooperative T.U. games.
Irinel C. Dragan*, University of Texas Arlington
(93990426)

8:30 a.m.
Group Decisions and Preference Ranking based on Fuzzy Expert Information.
Alexey L Sadovski*, Texas A&M UniversityCorpus Christi
(93990596)

8:45 a.m.
An extremum problem with application to vibration suppression in a beam.
N. G. Medhim*, Clark Atlanta University
M. Sambandham, Morehouse College
(93949864)

9:00 a.m.
Suppression of Coupled Parralel Structural Vibration Systems Via Velocity Feedback Controllers.
Mahmoud Najafi*, Kent State University
(939001119)

9:15 a.m.
Grand Canyon River Trip Simulator Project.
Catherine A Roberts*, Northern Arizona University
(93900919)

9:30 a.m.
Nonlinear Waves of a Two Layer Compressible Fluid.
Jeongwhan Choi*, Korea University, Seoul, Korea
(939761213)

9:45 a.m.
New generalizations of HardyHilbert inequality.
Lokenath Debnath*, University of Central Florida
Yang Bicheng, Guangdong Education College
(939261221)

10:00 a.m.
Blowup of solutions of some nonlinear hyperbolic systems.
Keng Deng*, University of Southwestern Louisiana
(93935251)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Session on Discrete Mathematics Revisited, II
Organizers:
Richard K. Molnar, Macalester College molnar@macalester.edu
Suzanne M. Molnar, College of St. Catherine

8:00 a.m.
Discrete Mathematics: One Person's View of the Present and the Future.
William A Marion*, Valparaiso University
(939J1299)

8:20 a.m.
Discrete Mathematics: Queen and Servant of Computer Science.
Wayne M. Dymacek*, Washington and Lee University
(939J1489)

8:40 a.m.
Discrete Mathematics for Mathematics and Computer Science Students.
Nancy L. Hagelgans*, Ursinus College
(939J1337)

9:00 a.m.
Introduction to Discrete Mathematics with ISETL.
William E Fenton*, Bellarmine College
(939J1250)

9:20 a.m.
Teaching and learning discrete mathematics through undergraduate research.
Anant P. Godbole*, Michigan Tech University
(939J1214)

9:40 a.m.
Establishing a Summer Program in Discrete Mathematics.
Glenn Acree*, Belmont University
Tosha Stanley, Belmont University
(939J11126)

10:00 a.m.
Constructivist hypertext support materials for postsecondary discrete mathematics courses aimed at retraining secondary teachers.
Nancy Casey*, Institute for Studies in Educational Mathematics and University of Idaho
(939J11088)

10:20 a.m.
Discrete Mathematics: A Basis and Gateway for Learning Mathematics.
Tabitha T. Mingus, Western Michigan University
Richard M. Grassl*, University of Northern Colorado
(939J1682)

10:40 a.m.
Discussion.

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:00 a.m.9:20 a.m.
MAA Panel Discussion
Life after retirement.
Organizers:
Andrew Sterrett, Jr., Denison University

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:20 a.m.4:00 p.m.
AWM Workshop

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, II
Organizers:
John E. Meier, Lafayette College meierj@lafayette.edu
Leonard A. VanWyk, James Madison University vanwyk@math.jmu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Chaotic Attractors and Evolving Planar Symmetry.
Jeffrey P Dumont*, Lafayette College
Flynn J Heiss, SUNY Geneseo
Kevin C Jones, Univ. Illinois at Chicago
(93958275)

9:00 a.m.
Computing Homoclinic Bifurcations.
Suzanne Michelle Shontz*, University of Northern Iowa
(93934294)

9:30 a.m.
Lengths of geodesics on Klein's quartic curve.
Ryan DerbyTalbot*, Pomona College
(939141174)

10:00 a.m.
The geometry for $PSL_2(Z[i])$.
Mary Elizabeth Cassells*, Lafayette College
(93920744)

10:30 a.m.
Investigations in Polynomial Knots.
Melanie Pivarski*, Carnegie Mellon University
Eva P Curry, University of Maine
Eli Bohmer Lebow, Harvard University
Bryant Mathews, Simon's Rock College
Sang Pahk, Williams College
(939551032)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 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@unix.mail.virginia.edu
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia

8:30 a.m.
The Least Time Principle.
James J McCarry*, Laredo Community College
(93901524)

9:00 a.m.
Charles Hermite and FrancoGerman relations in mathematics, 18701885.
Thomas Archibald*, Acadia University
(9390169)

9:30 a.m.
Arthur Cayley, Ernst Schr\"oder and Newton's method.
Daniel S. Alexander*, Drake University
(93901441)

10:00 a.m.
Some confusion surrounding early notions of convergence.
Mark McKinzie*, University of Wisconsin
Curtis Tuckey, Bell Laboratories
(93901528)

10:30 a.m.
Why do we use `m' for slope?
Rickey A. Kolb, U. S. Military Academy
V. Frederick Rickey*, U. S. Military Academy
(93901911)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Bergman Spaces and Related Topics, III
Organizers:
Peter L. Duren, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor duren@math.lsa.umich.edu
Michael Stessin, SUNY at Albany

8:30 a.m.
Zerofree invariant subspaces in weighted Bergman spaces.
Alexander Borichev*, CNRS, University of Bordeaux I
(93946329)

9:00 a.m.
On a Theorem of W.K. Hayman.
Boris Korenblum*, University at Albany,SUNY
(9393068)

9:30 a.m.
Analytic functions having bounded variations of radial and orthogonal projections .
Thomas H MacGregor*, University at Albany,SUNY
(9393063)

10:00 a.m.
Multiple interpolation and extremal functions in Bergman spaces.
Haakan Hedenmalm, Lund University
Mark Krosky, University of Michigan
Alexander Schuster*, Washington University
(93930342)

10:30 a.m.
Wandering Property in the Bergman Space.
Brent J Carswell*, SUNY at Albany
Peter L Duren, University of Michigan
Michael I Stessin, SUNY at Albany
(9393076)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Algebras and Applications, III
Organizers:
Allan P. Donsig, University of NebraskaLincoln adonsig@math.unl.edu
Nik Weaver, Washington University nweaver@math.wustl.edu

8:30 a.m.
Analytic crossed products of CuntzKrieger algebras.
Miron E Shpigel*, University of Waterloo
(93947341)

9:00 a.m.
Epimorphisms of nest algebras.
Kenneth R. Davidson*, University of Waterloo
Kenneth J. Harrison, Murdoch University
John L. Orr, University of Nebraska
(939471029)

9:30 a.m.
Some primitive triangular operator algebras, their structure spaces and their epimorphisms.
Elias G Katsoulis*, East Carolina University
(93947309)

10:00 a.m.
Outer Automorphisms of TAF algebras (joint work with Steve Power).
Justin R. Peters*, Iowa State University
(93947158)

10:30 a.m.
Cohomology of topological graphs and Pimsner algebras.
Valentin Deaconu*, University of Nevada, Reno
Alexander Kumjian, University of Nevada, Reno
Paul S Muhly, University of Iowa
(93946404)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:20 a.m.
AWM Presentations by Recent Women Ph.D.s, I

8:30 a.m.
Complete Sets of Orthogonal Frequency Hypercubes and Their Connections to Affine Resolvable Designs.
Ilene H. Morgan*, University of MissouriRolla

9:00 a.m.
Unexpectedly Linear Behavior for the CahnHilliard Equation.
Evelyn Sander*, George Mason University

9:30 a.m.
Subfactors and an Algebra of Paths on Trees.
Bina Bhattacharyya*, University of Ottawa/University of Rome

10:00 a.m.
Subgroup Separability: a Blending of Number Theory, Geometry, and Topology.
Elizabeth S. Allman*, University of North Carolina, Asheville

Saturday January 16, 1999, 8:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
MAANational Alliance of State Science and Mathematics CoalitionsAMS Committee on Education Panel Discussion
The evaluation of state standards for school mathematics.
Organizers:
Kenneth A. Ross, University of Oregon
Joan F. Donahue, NASSMC
Presenters:
Rolf Blank, Council of Chief State School Officers
Heidi Glidden, American Federation of Teachers
Ralph A. Raimi, University of Rochester
Richard A. Askey, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Joseph Rosenstein, New Jersey Mathematics Coalition
Moderators:
Henry Alder, University of CaliforniaDavis

Saturday January 16, 1999, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Convex Polytopes and Partially Ordered Sets.
Rodica Simion*, The George Washington University
(939051019)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 9:00 a.m.9:50 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Understanding automorphisms using templates.
Robert I. Soare*, University of Chicago

Saturday January 16, 1999, 9:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamical, Spectral, and Arithmetic ZetaFunctions, III
Organizers:
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuysen, Institut des Hautes \'Etudes Scientifiques machiel@ihes.fr

9:00 a.m.
On zeros of linear combinations of Euler products.
Dennis A. Hejhal*, University of Minnesota and Uppsala University
(939111202)

9:30 a.m.
The transfer operator approach to SElberg's zeta function for subgroups of the modular group.
Dieter H. Mayer*, University of Clausthal
(93958370)

10:00 a.m.
Patterson's Conjecture and the Divisor of Selberg's Zeta Function for Kleinian Groups.
Samuel J Patterson, Universit\"at G\"ottingen
Peter A Perry*, University of Kentucky
(93958443)

10:30 a.m.
Dynamical zeta functions in Nielsen theory and Reidemeister torsion.
Alexander L Fel'shtyn*, E.M.ArndtUniversitat Greifswald
(93958697)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 9:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
MAA/ARUME Poster Session
Organizers:
Julie Clark,
Annie Selden, Tenessee Technological University
John Selden, MERC

Saturday January 16, 1999, 9:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation on the Legacy of R. L. Moore
"Challenge in the Classroom" screenings at 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Organizers:
Albert C. Lewis, Indiana UniversityPurdue University Indianapolis
Ben Fitzpatrick, Jr., Auburn University
Donald J. Albers, MAA

Saturday January 16, 1999, 9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.
NAM Panel Discussion
Effective networking and research dialogue via teleconferences/telecommunication.
Moderators:
Leon C. Woodson, Morgan State University
Panelists:
James C. Turner, Arizona State University

Saturday January 16, 1999, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Mathematical Sciences Employment Register
Interviews only.

Saturday January 16, 1999, 9:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Book Sales and Exhibits

Saturday January 16, 1999, 9:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
MAA Presentation
Planning for retirement.
Organizers:
Carol Shaw, MAA

Saturday January 16, 1999, 10:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
NAM Business Meeting

Saturday January 16, 1999, 10:05 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Invited Address
Experimental Mathematics: Insight from Computation.
Jonathan M Borwein*, Simon Fraser University
(9396881)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 10:20 a.m.11:10 a.m.
ASL Invited Address
Aspects of nonlocal compactness.
Slawomir J. Solecki*, University of Indiana

Saturday January 16, 1999, 10:30 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AWM Graduate Student Poster Session

10:30 a.m.
Posters will remain on display all morning:

10:30 a.m.
The Gain of Regularity for the KPII Equation.
Julie L. Benson*, Brown University

10:30 a.m.
Isothermic Tori with Planar Lines of Curvature.
Holly E. Bernstein*, Washington University in St. Louis

10:30 a.m.
Twisted Torsion on Compact Hyperbolic Spaces.
Maria G. Fung*, Cornell University

10:30 a.m.
On Artin's Conjecture for Icosahedral Representations.
Theresa Girardi*, Rutgers University

10:30 a.m.
Hecke C*Algebras.
Rachel W. Hall*, Pennsylvania State University

10:30 a.m.
Norms of powers and a central limit theorem for complexvalued probabilities.
Natalia A. Humphreys*, Ohio State University

10:30 a.m.
Stochastic Models of Physical Systems.
Edna W. James*, Iowa State University

10:30 a.m.
Adams operations and the Dennis trace map.
(Miriam) Ruth Kantoravitz*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

10:30 a.m.
The Influence of Two Moving Heat Sources on Blowup in a ReactiveDiffusive Medium.
Colleen Margarita Kirk*, Northwestern University

10:30 a.m.
The Behavior of Relative Entropy in the Hydrodynamic Scaling Limit.
Elena Kosygina*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences/NYU

10:30 a.m.
Another Reason Why Exceptional Weyl Groups are Exceptional.
Amy E. Ksir*, University of Pennsylvania

10:30 a.m.
The Relaxation Limit in a Biodegradation Model.
Regan E. Murray*, University of Arizona

10:30 a.m.
Transport equations and velocity averages.
Guergana Petrova*, University of South Carolina

10:30 a.m.
Positivity preserving numerical schemes for lubrication type equations.
Liya Zhornitskaya*, Duke University

Saturday January 16, 1999, 11:10 a.m.11:40 a.m.
MAA Business Meeting

Saturday January 16, 1999, 11:45 a.m.12:15 p.m.
AMS Business Meeting

Saturday January 16, 1999, 12:30 p.m.1:20 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Simple theories.
Anand Pillay*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

Saturday January 16, 1999, 12:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.
AWM Workshop Panel Discussion
Launching a career in mathematics.
Moderators:
Catherine A. Roberts, Northern Arizona State University
Panelists:
Susan C. Geller, Texas A\&m University
Deborah Frank Lockhart, National Science Foundation
Elizabeth W. McMahon, Lafayette College

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
NAM ClaytorWoodard Lecture
Maximum Cliques and Minimum Colorings in Graphs.
Earl R. Barnes*, Georgia Institute of Technology
(939051030)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates, III
Organizers:
John E. Meier, Lafayette College meierj@lafayette.edu
Leonard A. VanWyk, James Madison University vanwyk@math.jmu.edu

1:00 p.m.
Weight Distributions for Certain Codes.
Sukaina Alarakhia*, Mount Holyoke College
Paul Lambert, Furman University
Tom Wexler, Amherst College
Liangyi Zhao, Rutgers University
(93911718)

2:00 p.m.
Minimal Volume Maximal Cusps.
Colin C Adams, Williams College
David P Biddle*, SUNY Binghamton
Carol A Gwosdz, University of Dallas
Katherine A Paur, MIT
Scott B Reynolds, Williams College
(93957928)

3:00 p.m.
The topological fundamental group and generalized covering spaces.
Daniel Biss*, Harvard University
(939221206)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
GAMMSIAM Special Session on Geometry in Dynamics, IV
Organizers:
Krystyna Kuperberg, Auburn University kuperkm@mail.auburn.edu

1:00 p.m.
Fixedpoint problems in continuum theory.
Charles L. Hagopian*, California State University, Sacramento
(93954450)

2:00 p.m.
Some problems on 0dimensional subsets of hyperspaces.
Alejandro Illanes*, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
(93954974)

2:30 p.m.
Induced Maps on Knaster Continua.
Piotr Minc*, Auburn Univewsity
(93954838)

3:00 p.m.
Flowbox manifolds and homogeneous continua containing an arc and no simple triod.
Janusz R. Prajs*, Opole University, Texas Tech University
(93954760)

3:30 p.m.
More Monotone Open Homogeneous Locally Connected Plane Continua.
Carl R Seaquist*, Texas Tech University
(93954691)

4:00 p.m.
Symmetric producs and Qmanifolds.
Alejandro Illanes, National University of Mexico
Sergio Macias*, National University of Mexico
Sam B. Nadler, Jr., West Virginia University
(93954267)

4:30 p.m.
Pseudoarcs, category, and probability.
Wayne Lewis*, Texas Tech University
(93954829)

5:00 p.m.
Shape and Morse Theory of Attractors.
Lev Kapitanski, Kansas State University
Igor Rodnianski*, Kansas State University
(939581007)

5:30 p.m.
Almost Periodic Foliations.
Alex D Clark*, University of North Texas
(93958826)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Bergman Spaces and Related Topics, IV
Organizers:
Peter L. Duren, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor duren@math.lsa.umich.edu
Michael Stessin, SUNY at Albany

1:00 p.m.
Relative asymptotic behavior of Cauchy and Poisson integrals of singular measures.
Alexei G. Poltoratski*, Texas A&M
(93930344)

1:30 p.m.
Norm convergence of normalized iterates and the growth of Koenigs maps.
Pietro PoggiCorradini*, Kansas State University
(9393022)

2:00 p.m.
Horowitz Products In Bergman Spaces.
Anton K. Kim*, The University of Michigan
(93930807)

2:30 p.m.
Radial Behavior of Analytic Functions with Growth Restrictions.
Catherine A Beneteau*, University at Albany
(93930641)

3:00 p.m.
Bieberbach Polynomials and Bergman Kernel Methods in Conformal Mapping.
Igor E Pritsker*, Case Western Reserve University
(93930564)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Commutative Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, IV
Organizers:
Roger A. Wiegand, University of Nebraska and Purdue University rwiegand@math.purdue.edu
Susan Elaine Morey, Southwest Texas State University sm26@swt.edu

1:00 p.m.
A Variation of a Theorem of Vasconcelos.
Daniel A Smith*, University of Illinois
(9391373)

1:30 p.m.
On the equations of the edge cone of a graph and some applications.
Rafael H Villarreal*, CINVESTAVIPN
(93913198)

2:00 p.m.
Asymptotic Behaviour of CastelnuovoMumford Regularity.
Steven Dale Cutkosky*, University of Missouri
Juergen Herzog, University of Essen, Germany
N V Trung, University of Hanoi, Vietnam
(93913702)

2:30 p.m.
A lenght inequality for onedimensional local rings.
Donatella Delfino*, Hope College, Holland, MI 49422
(93913635)

3:00 p.m.
Hilbert functions and homogeneous generic forms.
Vesselin N. Gasharov*, Cornell University
(93913572)

3:30 p.m.
Computing Local Cohomology with Monomial Supports.
David Eisenbud*, MSRI and UC Berkeley
Mircea Mustata, UC Berkeley
Mike Stillman, Cornell University
(93913556)

4:00 p.m.
Monomial resolutions.
Irena V. Peeva*, Cornell University
(93913571)

4:30 p.m.
Socle Dimensions in Quotients of Monomial Rings.
Carolyn A Yackel*, Indiana University
(9391397)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Operator Algebras and Applications, IV
Organizers:
Allan P. Donsig, University of NebraskaLincoln adonsig@math.unl.edu
Nik Weaver, Washington University nweaver@math.wustl.edu

1:00 p.m.
Operator Algebras, Interpolation and Computability.
Vern Ival Paulsen*, Mathematics Department, University of Houston
(93947841)

2:00 p.m.
On the AH algebras with the ideal property.
Cornel Pasnicu*, University of Puerto Rico
(939461237)

2:30 p.m.
Structure theory of higher order Hankel forms .
Sarah H Ferguson*, Wayne State University
Richard Rochberg, Washington University
(93947942)

3:00 p.m.
Continuous maps between ideals spaces of C*algebras.
May M Nilsen*, University of NebraskaLincoln
(93946938)

3:30 p.m.
Hochschild Cohomolgy of Operator Algebras and Duality.
Corran Webster*, Texas A&M Univeristy
(939471038)

4:00 p.m.
Problems and Progress in NonSelf Adjoint Operator Algebras.
David R Pitts*, University of Nebraska
(939471144)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Computational Algebraic Geometry for Curves and Surfaces, IV
Organizers:
Mika K. Seppala, Florida State University seppala@math.fsu.edu
Emil J. Volcheck, National Security Agency volcheck@acm.org

1:00 p.m.
Discussion and software demonstrations.

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.3:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The Mathematics of the NavierStokes Equations, IV (dedicated to the memory of Jean Leray)
Organizers:
Peter A. Perry, University of Kentucky perry@ms.uky.edu
ZhongWei Shen, University of Kentucky shenz@ms.uky.edu

1:00 p.m.
Regularity of solutions of the NavierStokes system in a rotating frame.
Anatoli V Babin*, University of California at Irvine
(93935590)

1:30 p.m.
Large time asymptotic expansion of solutions of the NavierStokes equations on $R^d$ .
Daniel B. Dix*, University of South Carolina
(93935502)

2:00 p.m.
Heat Transport in Rotating Convection.
Peter Constantin, University of Chicago
Chris Hallstrom*, University of Chicago
Vachtang Putkaradze, University of Chicago
(93935233)

2:30 p.m.
Homoclinic Orbits to Multipulsed Travelingwave solutions of a Boussinesq System.
Min F Chen*, Penn State
(93965904)

2:50 p.m.
Discussion.

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#14: Part B
An introduction to wavelets.
Organizers:
Colm K. Mulcahy, Spelman College

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#15: Part B
Music and mathematics.
Organizers:
Leon Harkelroad, Bard College

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Minicourse \#6: Part B
Cooperative learning in undergraduate mathematics education.
Organizers:
Barbara E. Reynolds, Cardinal Stritch University
William E. Fenton, Bellarmine College

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.3:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Ordinary Differential Equations and Dynamical Systems

1:00 p.m.
Modal Decomposition of Hopping States in Cellular Flames.
Antonio Palacios*, University of Houston
(9393474)

1:15 p.m.
Coexistence of a strange attractor and periodic orbits for the Duffing equation.
Ching Lu*, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville
(93934224)

1:30 p.m.
Triple Positive Symmetric Solutions for a Lidstone Boundary Value Problem.
John M Davis*, Auburn University
Johnny Henderson, Auburn University
(93934327)

1:45 p.m.
Dynamics of automata networks.
S. Sivasundaram*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
S. Vassilyev, Inst. of System Dynamics and Control Theory
(93934378)

2:00 p.m.
Extremal Properties of Eigenvalues.
Charlotte A. KnottsZides*, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
(93934678)

2:15 p.m.
Shock Layer Solutions for a Semilinear Class of Boundary Value Problems.
Stephen J Kirschvink*, San Diego State University
(93934780)

2:30 p.m.
On neutral stochastic functional differential equations with casual operators.
Zephyrinus C. Okonkwo*, Alabama State University
James C. Turner, Jr., Arizona State University
(93934870)

2:45 p.m.
Existence of Positive Solutions of Nonlinear Third Order Differential Systems.
Denise T. Reid, Valdosta University
William K.C. Yin*, LaGrange College
(93934914)

3:00 p.m.
Stabilization of Nonholonomic Systems Using Isospectral Flows.
Anthony M Bloch, Univ. of Michigan
Sergey V Drakunov, Tulane University
Michael K Kinyon*, Indiana University South Bend
(93993646)

3:15 p.m.
Smooth Dependence of Solutions of Dynamical Systems on Measure Chains.
Bonita A Lawrence*, University of South Carolina  Beaufort Campus
(93993734)

3:30 p.m.
Multiple Valued Dynamics of Shift and Complementation on the unit interval.
Richard E. Lampe*, Emory and Henry College
(939581113)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.4:10 p.m.
AMS Session on Topology

1:00 p.m.
A Lefschetztype coincidence theorem.
Peter Saveliev*, University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign
(93955121)

1:15 p.m.
Coincidences of maps into homogeneous spaces.
Peter N Wong*, Bates College
(93955223)

1:30 p.m.
On the $RO(G)$Graded Equivariant Ordinary Cohomology of Generalized $G$cell Complexes for $G = \mathbb{Z}/p$.
Kevin K Ferland*, Syracuse University
(93955241)

2:00 p.m.
Duals of stable summands of $B{\bf Z}/p$.
David J Hunter*, North Central College
(93955741)

2:15 p.m.
Positionings of Essential Tori in Link Complements.
Val Pinciu*, Southern Connecticut State University
(939551134)

2:30 p.m.
Visualizing SpaceFilling Curves with Fractals and Web Publishing .
Mark D Meyerson*, U.S. Naval Academy
(93954137)

2:45 p.m.
On Sorgenfrey's halfopen square convergence.
Jamuna P. Ambasht*, Benedict College
(93954756)

3:00 p.m.
Some Contractible Manifolds with Disjoint Spines.
Manuel J Sanders, III*, University of Tennessee
(93957583)

3:15 p.m.
Groupcategories and their field theories.
Frank Quinn*, Virginia Tech
(93957861)

3:30 p.m.
Applications of the Disjoint Homotopies Property to Products of Generalized Manifolds with the Line.
Denise M Halverson*, University of Tennessee at Knoxville
(93957880)

3:45 p.m.
Generating Expessions for Finite Type Invariants from Oriented Trivalent Graphs.
Daylene Zielinski*, Bellarmine College
(939571117)

4:00 p.m.
New Invariants for Dynamical Systems on Disconnected Topologies.
Paul Feit*, University of Texas of the Permian Basin
(9391877)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.3:25 p.m.
AMS Session on Combinatorics, III

1:00 p.m.
The Average Connectivity of a Graph.
Lowell W. Beineke*, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
Ortrud R. Oellermann, The University of Winnipeg
Raymond E. Pippert, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne University Fort Wayne
(93905857)

1:15 p.m.
Chromatic polynomials and their extreme graphs.
Italo Simonelli*, Texas A&M UniversityCommerce
(93905882)

1:30 p.m.
Asymptotic comparisons of forbidden patterns.
Alexander Burstein*, University of Rhode Island
(93905949)

1:45 p.m.
Avoidable Sets in Groups, and another special property of the Fibonacci sequence.
Michael L Develin*, Harvard University
(939051036)

2:00 p.m.
Rectanglevisibility layouts of unions and products of trees.
Alice M Dean*, Skidmore College
Joan P Hutchinson, Macalester College
(939051049)

2:15 p.m.
Some new Zcyclic Whist Tournaments.
Norman J. Finizio, University of Rhode Island
Adele J. Merritt*, University of Rhode Island
(939051067)

2:30 p.m.
Some Specializations of Pitch Tournament Designs .
Norman J Finizio, University of Rhode Island
Scott J Lewis*, University of Rhode Island
(939051115)

2:45 p.m.
Candies and Dollars.
Saad M. Adnan*, MVSU, Itta Bena, MS
(939051204)

3:00 p.m.
Limiting Distributions for Characteristics of Random Interval Graphs and Random Coincidence Graphs.
Bernard Harris*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(939051205)

3:15 p.m.
Vertexneighborintegrity of expanders, magnifiers, and hypercubes.
Marci J Gambrell*, University of Chicago
(93905289)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.1:40 p.m.
AMS Session on Convex Geometry

1:00 p.m.
On the Geometry of Locally Nonconical Convex Sets.
Glenn C. Shell*, Lincoln University of Missouri
(9395229)

1:15 p.m.
Secondary Polytopes of Twodimensional Point Sets with Few Interior Points.
Wendy A Weber*, University of Kentucky
(93952684)

1:30 p.m.
The Moon, the Sun, and Convexity.
Noah S Brannen*, Samford University
(93952237)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.5:15 p.m.
MAA Session on Projects That Work in Applied Mathematics Courses, II
Organizers:
Alexandra Kurepa, North Carolina A \& T State University kurepaa@ncat.edu
Henry A. Warchall, University of North Texas

1:00 p.m.
Applications Projects as Course Threads.
Dick Jardine*, USMA
(939K1819)

1:30 p.m.
Quaking Mathematics.
Richard J. Marchand*, U.S. Military Academy
(939K1671)

2:00 p.m.
A Mathematical Investigation in Physics: PDE's and the Hydrogen Atom.
Terry T. Crow, US Military Academy
Kelley B. Mohrmann*, US Military Academy
Joseph D. Myers, US Military Academy
(939K1232)

2:30 p.m.
Interdisciplinary Projects in Numerical Analysis.
Richard D. West*, U. S. Military Academy
(939K1419)

3:00 p.m.
Data Rich Projects from Geo, Aero and Bio Sciences.
Bruce N. Lundberg*, University of Southern Colorado
(939K1148)

3:15 p.m.
Losing your head in linear algebrausing computer graphics to enjoy linear transformations.
Elsa J Newman*, Marymount University
(939K1272)

3:30 p.m.
Helping Students Solve Their Own Problems: Teaching the Entire Process of Problem Solving and Mathematical Modeling Using StudentGenerated Projects in Applied Mathematics Courses.
Audrey F. Borchardt*, Villanova University
Bruce PollackJohnson, Villanova University
(939K11132)

3:45 p.m.
Realdata projects in elementary and intermediate algebra.
Elaine M Hubbard*, Kennesaw State University
(939K1239)

4:00 p.m.
Calculus and Blood Hematocrit.
Phil Gustafson*, Mesa State College
(939K1952)

4:15 p.m.
Using Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism Administration Applications to Increase Interest in Calculus.
Ronald J. Harshbarger, University of South Carolina Beaufort
Jane T. Upshaw*, University of South Carolina Beaufort
(939K1797)

4:30 p.m.
Project Based Teaching and Learning Mathematics for Nonmathematics Majors.
Paul Kochanowski*, Indiana University South Bend
Morteza ShafiiMousavi, Indiana University South Bend
(939K1252)

5:00 p.m.
Special Topics in Applied Mathematics.
Alexandra Kurepa*, North Carolina A&T State University
(939K1586)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.5:10 p.m.
MAA Session on Innovative Use of Distance Learning Techniques to Teach PostSecondary Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Brian E. Smith, McGill University smithb@management.mcgill.ca
Marcelle Bessman, Jacksonville University

1:00 p.m.
An experience to share: A hard beginning but worth it.
Jose H. Giraldo*, Texas A&M UniversityCorpus Christi
(939L1618)

1:15 p.m.
S.H.O.W.M.E.: SpearHeading Online Work in Mathematics Education.
Gene D Abrams*, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
Jeremy A Haefner, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs
(939L1725)

1:30 p.m.
Distance Learning From My Perspective.
Dick J. Clark*, Portland Community College
(939L1787)

1:45 p.m.
Introduction to learning communities using an Educational Object Economy.
Daniel H Steinberg*, Oberlin College
(939L11152)

2:00 p.m.
Interactive computer tools for distance learning of calculus for business and economics.
Chris W. Doble*, Mathematics Department, Cal Poly
Jean Marie McDill, Mathematics Department, Cal Poly
Agnes Rash, St. Joseph's University
(939L1926)

2:15 p.m.
A Successful Interactive Distance Learning Model for Calculus .
Cynthia A. Gonzalez*, Georgia Southern University
Sharon M. Barrs, Georgia Southern University
(939L1884)

2:30 p.m.
NetMath at Illinois.
J. J. Uhl*, University of Illinois at Urbana
(939L1631)

2:50 p.m.
The Connected Curriculum Project: Engineering Mathematics.
Lawrence C. Moore*, Duke University
David A Smith, Duke University
(939L1772)

3:10 p.m.
The Connected Curriculum Project: Linear Algebra.
Stephanie Fitchett, Duke University
Lawrence C. Moore, Duke University
David A. Smith*, Duke University
(939L1771)

3:30 p.m.
Immersive Environments: The Next Step in Interactivity.
William J Mueller*, Salem State College
(939L1459)

3:50 p.m.
Teaching Mathematics in a Classroom for the TwentyFirst Century.
Marcelle Bessman*, Jacksonville University
Quinney Douglas A.*, University of Keele
(939L1951)

4:10 p.m.
Using a Trig review in Distance Learning.
Joan H. McCarter*, Arizona State University
(939L1720)

4:30 p.m.
Mathematics Courses Via Interactive Television.
Ellen M Fischer*, Georgia Southern University
Sharon E Taylor, Georgia Southern University
(939L1481)

4:50 p.m.
Math Drills and Quizzes on the Internet.
Philip B. Yasskin*, Dept. of Math, Texas A&M Univ.
Michael Stecher, Dept. of Math, Texas A&M Univ.
G. Donald Allen, Dept. of Math, Texas A&M Univ.
Maurice H. Rahe, Dept. of Math, Texas A&M Univ.
(939L1670)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.5:25 p.m.
MAA Session on Integrating Mathematics and Other Disciplines, III
Organizers:
William G. McCallum, University of Arizona wmc@math.arizona.edu
Nicholas T. Losito, SUNY at Farmingdale
Yajun Yang, SUNY at Farmingdale

1:00 p.m.
Partnerships: Interdisciplinary workshops for faculty in mathematics and partner disciplines.
Tina H Straley, Kennesaw State University
Brian J Winkel*, US Military Academy
(939M11116)

1:15 p.m.
Science and Technology Core: An integration of math, physics and computing skills.
David R Burns*, West Virginia Wesleyan College
(939M11046)

1:30 p.m.
S.C. ATE  Pre Engineering Technology Curriculum  An Integrated Approach.
Elizabeth T. Higgins*, Greenville Technical College
Michael H. Farmer, Greenville Technical College
(939M1903)

1:45 p.m.
An Integrated PreEngineering Curriculum.
Phillip L Zenor*, Auburn University
Thomas Shumpert, Auburn University
(939M1901)

2:00 p.m.
Integrating Mathematics and Environmental Engineering.
Dick J Jardine*, USMA
(939M1818)

2:15 p.m.
The Integrated Engineering Curriculum at Louisiana Tech University.
Bernd Siegfried Walter Schr\"oder*, Program of Mathematics and Statistics, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA 71272
Jenna Price Carpenter, Program of Mathematics and Statistics, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA 71272
(939M1454)

2:30 p.m.
A math, science, and technology interdisciplinary lively application of mathematics at the United States Military Academy.
S B Horton*, USMA
A A Napoli, USMA
W Jerzak, USMA
E J Berkove, USMA
N Prins, USMA
(939M1597)

2:45 p.m.
Integrated Math/Physics at Union College.
Julius B Barbanel*, Union College
(939M1511)

3:00 p.m.
Moving Beyond Moving Beyond Myths.
George T Rublein*, College of William and Mary
(939M11033)

3:15 p.m.
Incorporation of Industry Applications with Classroom Instruction.
Patty G Monroe*, Greenville Technical College
Elizabeth T Higgins, Greenville Technical College
(939M1890)

3:30 p.m.
Formal Demography in the Classroom.
Lyn H Geisler, III*, RandolphMacon College
(939M1825)

3:45 p.m.
Joint Projects in a General Education Program.
Philip S Blau*, College of General Studies, Boston University
(939M1799)

4:00 p.m.
Physics does not equal Math, but talking helps.
Jon L. Johnson*, Elmhurst College
Marie Baehr, Elmhurst College
(939M1601)

4:15 p.m.
A Truly Interdisciplinary Mathematics/ Science Course.
Phillip E. McNeil*, Norfolk State University
(939M1549)

4:30 p.m.
An Interdisciplinary Science Course for the Nonscience Major.
Linda C Thiel*, Ursinus College
(939M1527)

4:45 p.m.
Linking Mathematics and Business.
Florence S Gordon*, New York Institute of Technology
Sharon Petrushka, New York Institute of Technology
Anna Silverstein, New York Institute of Technology
(939M1518)

5:00 p.m.
Integrating Mathematics and Electrical Engineering Technology: Workshops for Students in Electric Circuits I .
Yajun Yang*, SUNYFarmingdale
Arlene Kleinstein, SUNYFarmingdale
Yelleshpur Dathatri, SUNYFarmingdale
Marjaneh Issapour, SUNYFarmingdale
(939M1662)

5:15 p.m.
Symbolic Dynamics for Math, CS, and EE.
Brian P Hopkins*, Seattle University
(939M1946)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.5:05 p.m.
MAA Session on The Integral Role of the TwoYear College in the Preservice Preparation of Elementary School Teachers, II
Organizers:
Mercedes A. McGowen, William Rainey Harper College mmcgowen@harper.cc.il.us
Joanne V. Peeples, El Paso Community College
William E. Haver, Virginia Collaborative for Excellence in the Preparation of Teachers

1:00 p.m.
Investing in Tomorrow's Teachers: The Integral Role of TwoYear Colleges.
Sadie C. Bragg*, American Mathematical Association of TwoYear Colleges
(939N11179)

1:30 p.m.
A successful twoyear/fouryear college collaborative for the preparatoin of new teachers: J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College and Virginia Commonwealth University .
Susan S Wood*, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
(939N11051)

1:50 p.m.
Results of Research: A Means to Effect Changes in Preservice Teachers' Attitudes and Understanding.
Mercedes A McGowen*, William Rainey Harper College
Nancy Vrooman, William Rainey Harper College
(939N1815)

2:10 p.m.
The Integral Role of Borough of Manhattan Community College in the Mathematics Preparation of Prospective Teachers.
June L Gaston*, Borough of Manhattan CC
(939N1462)

2:30 p.m.
Increasing the Number and Quality of Preservice Teachers in Mathematics and Science: A Community College/University Partnership.
Lucy H. Michal, El Paso Community College
Emil J Michal, El Paso Community College
Joanne Peeples, El Paso Community College
Connie K DellaPiana*, University of Texas at El Paso
V. Anne Tubb, University of Texas at El Paso
(939N1943)

2:50 p.m.
"ITSMET" (Introduction to Teaching Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology)Shiprock Campus of Din'\ e College.
Robin L. Sellen*, Din/'e College, Shiprock Campus, Shiprock, NM
Mark C. Bauer, Din/'e College, Shiprock Campus, Shiprock, NM
(939N11165)

3:10 p.m.
2Year and 4Year College Partnerships in Teacher Preparation.
Mark Greenhalgh*, Fullerton College
Judy Kasabian, El Camino College
Fran Manion, Santa Monica College
Michael A. McDonald, Occidental College
(939N1963)

3:30 p.m.
Training Teachers With Manipulatives and Technology.
Gladys G Whitehead, AMATYC
Deborah Zankofski*, AMATYC
Catherine B Cant, AMATYC
(939N1936)

3:50 p.m.
Strengthening the Mathematics Preparation of Prospective Elementary Teachers: A Texas State Systemic Initiative Action Supported by NSF and FIPSE Funding.
Jane F. Schielack*, Texas A&M University
Jamie Whitehead Ashby, Texarkana College
(939N11087)

4:10 p.m.
Revitalizing Teacher Education Through Advanced Technologies.
Reginald K.U. Luke*, Middlesex County College, Edison, NJ
(939N11211)

4:30 p.m.
Measuring, Analysizing and Communicating for Elementary Science Teachers.
Michael H. Farmer*, Greenivlle Technical College
Elizabeth T. Higgins, Greenville Technical College
(939N1854)

4:50 p.m.
Collaborative Learning Materials.
Raymond F Coughlin*, Temple University
(939N1616)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Teaching of Undergraduate Mathematics Panel Discussion
Teaching collaborations between graduate departments in mathematics at fouryear institutions, and community colleges.
Organizers:
Pamela E. Matthews, American University
Panelists:
Paul Latiolais, Portland State University
Janet P. Ray, Seattle Central Community College
Ginger Warfield, University of Washington

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
MAA Committee on the Mathematical Education of Teachers Panel Discussion
Improved teacher preparation: What mathematics departments can do.
Organizers:
James Loats, Metropolitan State College of Denver

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.2:20 p.m.
SUMMA Special Presentation
Intervention programs for minority precollege students.
Organizers:
William A. Hawkins, Jr., SUMMA
Presenters:
Manuel Berrioz\'abal, University of TexasSan Antonio
Claudette BradleyKawagley, University of AlaskaFairbanks
Max Warshauer, Southwest Texas State University

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
MAA Workshop
Integrating active learning techniques into lectures.
Organizers:
Sandra L. Rhoades, Keene State College

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:30 p.m.2:20 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Computable aspects of ordered groups.
Reed Solomon*, University of Wisconsin

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Several Complex Variables, IV
Organizers:
Emil J. Straube, Texas A \& M University emil.straube@math.tamu.edu
Harold P. Boas, Texas A \& M University
Marshall A. Whittlesey, Texas A \& M University mwhittle@math.tamu.edu

1:30 p.m.
The Holomorphic Extension of $H^p$  CR Functions on Tube Submanifolds.
Albert Boggess*, Texas A&M University
(93932706)

2:00 p.m.
Szeg\H o Projection for spaces of Clifford algebrasvalued functions.
Loredana Lanzani*, The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
(93931268)

2:30 p.m.
Sobolev Estimates for the dbar Neumann Problem on some domains in $C^2$ Where the Infinite Type Points Form a Regularly Closed Set in the Boundary.
Marcel K Sucheston*, Texas A&M University
(939321011)

3:00 p.m.
The Bergman Kernel on Monomial Polyhedra.
ChiehHsien Tiao*, Purdue University
(93932285)

3:30 p.m.
Sobolev estimates for the dbar Neumann problem on pseudoconvex Lipschitz domains.
MeiChi Shaw*, Univ. of Notre Dame
(93932712)

4:00 p.m.
A Riemann zeta function associated to subLaplacian on the unit sphere in ${\Bbb C}^n$.
DerChen E. Chang*, University of Maryland, College Park
SongYing Li, University of California, Irvine
(93932466)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Special Poster Session
Guided student exploration as a means of learning mathematics.
Organizers:
Harriet Pollatsek, Mount Holyoke College

Saturday January 16, 1999, 2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Dynamical, Spectral, and Arithmetic ZetaFunctions, IV
Organizers:
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside lapidus@math.ucr.edu
Machiel van Frankenhuysen, Institut des Hautes \'Etudes Scientifiques machiel@ihes.fr

2:00 p.m.
Complex Dimensions of SelfSimilar Fractal Strings .
Michel L. Lapidus, University of California, Riverside
Machiel van Frankenhuysen*, University of California, Riverside
(9395884)

2:30 p.m.
Zeros of the Riemann ZetaFunction, Complex Dimensions of Fractal Strings, and Geometric and Spectral Oscillations .
Michel L. Lapidus*, University of California, Riverside
Machiel van Frankenhuysen, University of California, Riverside
(9395885)

3:00 p.m.
Approximately selfsimilar measures and their zetafunctions.
Gabor Elek*, Mathematical Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Michel L Lapidus, University of California at Riverside
(93928154)

3:30 p.m.
Small Eigenvalues and Hausdorff Dimension of Sequences of Hyperbolic 3Manifolds.
Carol E Fan*, Pepperdine University
Jay Jorgenson, Oklahoma State University
(93958343)

4:00 p.m.
Discussion/open problems.

Saturday January 16, 1999, 2:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AWM Presentations by Recent Women Ph.D.s, II

2:00 p.m.
Hecke Structure of Spaces of Modular Forms.
Sharon M. Frechette*, Wellesley College

2:30 p.m.
Curves over Finite Fields and Applications in Modern Technology.
Kristin Lauter*, University of Michigan

3:00 p.m.
Test ideals and computations in tight closure.
Moira McDermott*, Gustavus Adolphus College

3:30 p.m.
Gauss Maps of Minimal Hypersurfaces with Finite Total Scalar Curvature.
Helen Moore*, Stanford University/Bowdoin College

Saturday January 16, 1999, 2:15 p.m.3:05 p.m.
AMS Invited Address
Undercompressive shocks in thin film flow.
Andrea L. Bertozzi*, Duke University
(9393542)

Saturday January 16, 1999, 2:30 p.m.4:10 p.m.
MAA Special Presentation
Mobilization to support higher achievement in mathematics.
Organizers:
Linda P. Rosen, U.S. Department of Education

Saturday January 16, 1999, 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Mathematical Sciences Education Board Panel Discussion
Teacher preparation and professional development.
Organizers:
Bradford R. Findell, Mathematical Sciences Education Board

Saturday January 16, 1999, 2:40 p.m.3:30 p.m.
ASL Invited Address
Club sets and large cardinals.
William J. Mitchell*, University of Florida

Saturday January 16, 1999, 4:00 p.m.5:20 p.m.
ASL Sesson for Contributed Papers

Saturday January 16, 1999, 4:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
ASL Session for Contributed Papers

Saturday January 16, 1999, 6:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
AMS Banquet
Sunday January 17, 1999
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