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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
AMSMAA Special Session on Research in Mathematics by Undergraduates

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)

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, 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)
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