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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
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
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