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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
Wednesday January 13, 1999

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wednesday January 13, 1999, 9:30 a.m.10:55 a.m.
MAA Special Event
Presentation for chairs of mathematics departments in comprehensive universities, fouryear liberal arts and twoyear colleges.
Organizers:
Gerald L. Alexanderson, Santa Clara University
Presenters:
Saeed Ghahramani, Towson University
Catherine M. Murphy, Purdue University Calumet
A. Wayne Roberts, Macalester College

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3:45 p.m.
Break.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

4:15 p.m.
Informal problem session.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

4:15 p.m.
Open discussion.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

5:15 p.m.
Discussion.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2:15 p.m.
Discussion.

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

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

3:00 p.m.
Discussion.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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