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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
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.
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